Jerry Frank Babik
Dec. 10, 1925 –
June 27, 2011
Jerry Frank Babik, 85, of Bay City, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011 at Matagorda Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born December 10, 1925, in Frydek, Texas, to Leopold and Francis Babik.
He was a production gauger and foreman for Superior Oil Company for 36 years. He served in the United States Army during WWII, received the Purple Heart, and is a lifetime member of the Bay City VFW Post 2438. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bay City and a member of the KJT.
A funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bay City with Father Casey Jarzombek officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Vale Cemetery in Bay City.
Visitation will be held at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bay City from 7 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday with a rosary being recited at 8 p.m.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jeremy Miska, Garrett Miska, Stuart Babik, Frank Miska, Bill Frontz, Herb Wendel and Joe Ames.
Jerry is survived by: his wife of 62 years, Mildred Babik of Bay City; son, Daniel Babik and wife, Carol of Conroe; daughters, Linda Miska and husband Frank of West Columbia, Jeanette Frontz and husband Bill of Bay City; grandchildren, Jeremy Miska and wife Ree of West Columbia, Garrett Miska and wife Marissa of Angleton, Holly Babik of Massachusetts, and Stuart Babik of Wichita Falls; great-grandchildren, Sydney and Gracie Miska.
He is preceded in death by: his grandchildren, Leigh Anne and Wesley Frontz; parents; brothers, Leo and Cyrill and sister, Lillie.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church Meditation and Rose Garden or charity of your choice.
Services are under the direction of Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia, 634 S. Columbia Dr. 77486, (979) 345-3232. Online condolences may be left for the family by signing the guestbook at www.bakerfuneralhome.net