- June 1, 2009
- Fort Worth, Texas
of Lee's Passing
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“With heartfelt sympathy,The Glancey Family
1 of 15 | Posted by: Marizza Glancey - Katy, TX
“Our love and prayers for your familyin this time~May your loving memories carry youand God bless you~Our love and prayers,Joe and Brenda Murphy
2 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda & Joe Murphy - TX
“Dear Gerloff Family:It is with deepest sadness that I extend my condolences to you on the loss of your beloved. As Chair of the Senate Committee on...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Senator Leticia Van de Putte - TX
“Dear Kathy, We were so sorry to hear of Lee's death. Bob always thought so much of him and especially his work ethic. I remember how he was...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bob & Ruth Chapman - TX
“Cathy, Lee was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone who knew him. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We did not know...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Dan and Carol Hamilton - TX
“We met 35yrs ago at a place called HOTSHOTS,you and your family will always be close in my heart and mind,you will be truly missed.Rest in peace,we...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Eileen M Silvia - Seguin, TX
“Derick, Kathy, Christina & Family
Know that you all are in our prayers. Blessings to you all.
7 of 15 | Posted by: Diane & Ron Bennett - Cibolo, TX
“Lee will live on in the hearts of everyone who loved him. I'm sorry for your loss.
8 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Causey - Seguin, TX
“Kathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May God Bless and watch over all of you.
9 of 15 | Posted by: Randy Krause - St. Joseph, IL
“Lee was a great friend to me though out the years. He will be missed by many.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Allen and Alice Wood - Marion, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
11 of 15 | Posted by: Patsy & Tucker Dikes - Seguin, TX
“My prayers and love are extended to the Lee's family. I regret that I will not be able to attend the service. Please know you will be in my thoughts...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Jean Wendel - Fredericksburg, TX
“John and I send our love and prayers to Kathy and the Gerloff family. We both had the pleasure of working with Lee and thought so highly of him. He...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Kalita - Lanexa, VA
“To the Gerloff Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Lee and I worked very close together when he ran our Perryman...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Finefield - Mechanicsville, WY
“To the family of Lee Gerloff,
I am sorry to hear of Lee's passing. I have good memories of Lee joking with me. I did not know Lee had been ill or I...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Lanning - Mechanicsvile, VA
Lee Gerloff passed away on June 1, 2009, in Fort Worth. Lee was born October 21 in San Antonio, son of the late Elmer and Beatrice "Bunny" Gerloff.
After graduating from La Salle High School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. A highly decorated Vietnam War veteran, he was awarded a variety of medals including a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Lee worked for HEB for 33 years. He held many positions including Meat Plant Manager and Grocery Warehouse Manager. In 1997, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University. For the past 10 years, he was employed by SuperValu and served as General Manager of five distribution centers.
In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by four sisters. He is survived by his wife Kathy of 25 years; children, Derick Gerloff and his wife Christina; and Derick's mother, June Edwards LaChappelle, Ilene Henry, and Gerald Kohlenberg and his wife, Cheryl; grandchildren, Brooke and Boone Henry, Gavin and Connor Kohlenberg; sister, Cindy Causey and her husband Larry; brother, Alfred Gerloff; and numerous extended family members.
The Rev. Rodney Williams will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Alan Warren, George Rehfeld, Larry Causey, Chuck Hendrix, Sam Medrano and Bruce Quensted.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bulverde United Methodist Church, 28300 Highway 281 North, San Antonio, TX 78260.