Oscar Mirly

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Oscar "Jack" Mirly, 84, of Katy, Texas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Katy.

He was born May 3, 1924, at the family farm near Shawneetown, son of August and Angeline Hopfer Mirly.

Jack is survived by a son, David (Brandy) Mirly of Washington; two daughters, Carol Christy of Tulsa, Okla., Pat (Wes) Watkins of Katy; a brother, Herbert (Delores) Mirly of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Laura (Herb) Mueller of Illinois, Mildred Dost of Shawneetown; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Mirly of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two wives, Janet and Ann; six brothers, Carl, Walter, Alfred, Edwin, Paul and Raymond; and two sisters, Edna and Esther.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown.

Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.