Frank Joseph Thac, 86, was born on April 18th, 1927, He was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 2, 2013. He grew up in Weimar, Texas with his parents and half sister. Frank was proud to be a veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. During this time he met Laura Behrens of LaGrange at a dance in Houston. He swept her off her feet and they married on June 6, 1953.
Frank and Laura raised their three sons in Houston. He worked as a collection agent for various department stores in his younger years while raising a family. He retired from Pasadena ISD in 1992. Frank was a cheerful man who loved spending time with his family and friends and never met a stranger. He loved to play with the grandkids, tell stories, and dance a good polka.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Thac and Emelie Knebel Thac and half sister Justine.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Laura Thac (Behrens) and his sons, Gary Thac and wife, Robin; Donald Thac and wife, Elizabeth; and Darrell Thac and wife, Amy. His grandchildren include; LaTricia Eckenrode, Rebecca and Kylene Thac, Ryan and Bethany Thac. His great-grandchildren include; Leah and Kristin Eckenrode, Brooke and Melody Nabi. He also is survived by those he included as his family; Lynette Garrett-Pruitt and Zachary Johnson.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2013 with Funeral Services at 10:00 a.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Funeral Services will be followed by a reception at the Church prior to interment at Forest Park East Cemetery, 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, Texas 77598.
Memorials in the form of donations may be made in Frank Thac's name to Evangelical Lutheran of the Redeemer, 5700 Lawndale St. Houston, Tx 77023.