, Port Arthur, Texas

January 14, 2013

Gerda Louise Williams

The Port Arthur News

Gerda Louise Williams

was born on July 12, 1926

in Berlin, Germany to

Walter Paul and Elizabeth

Johanna Haase

Wierzchula.  On June 29,

1976, she married Douglas

X. Williams in Missouri

City, Texas. Gerda has

lived in the Katy area

since 2009.

  Gerda Louise Williams

passed away on Sunday,

January 6, 2013, in a

Houston hospital, at the

age of 86 years.

   She is survived by her

son, Trades Dugan Phil-

lips and his fiancée, Judy;

daughter, Michelle A. Sul-

livan and her husband

Wade; grandchildren,

Christina Phillips, Lind-

sey Phillips, Amber Sulli-

van, Jade Sullivan, Alexia

Guidry, and London

Guidry; and brother,

Georg Wierzchula. She

was preceded in death by

her husband, Douglas X.

Williams on May 7, 1989.

Visitation was held on        

Monday, January 7, 2013

at the Schmidt Funeral

Home, in Katy.

  Condolences may be ex-

pressed at www.Schmidt-

   Funeral services held

under the direction of

Schmidt Funeral Home

1508 East Avenue  ~  

Katy, Texas  77493  ~  

(281) 391-2424