Gladys Augusta Gilbert was born on April 13, 1918 in Bellville to Thomas A. and Alice Jane Colleton Huffman. She has lived in Katy since 1949, where she was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. Gladys Augusta Gilbert passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005 in a Katy hospital at the age of 86 years. She is survived by her children, Harold Gene Gilbert and his wife Barbara of Rosenberg, James Richard Gilbert and his wife Barbara of Katy, Douglas M. Gilbert and his wife Helen of Sealy, and Barbara Ann Koy and her husband Larry of Sealy; grandchildren, Pamela René Ryan, Kimberly Risley, Karla Miller, Jamey Maza, Christopher Gilbert, Ginger Kovar, Travis Koy, and Cody Koy; great grandchildren, Christina Ann Ryan, Christopher Ryan, Samuel Risley, Anna Risley, Hutch Miller, Cody Miller, Adan Maza, Anthony Maza, Chelestina Kovar, C.J. Hejil, Nikki Hejil, and Britni Hejil. Mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005 at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, in Katy, with the Rev. John Kha Tran, Celebrant. A graveside service was held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Oak Knoll Cemetery, in Bellville. Pallbearers were Clyde Grimet, Michael Mikeska, Sam Center, Cody Koy, Travis Koy, Donald Ryan, Greg Risley, Christopher Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers were Bliss Mayberry, Gillard Kosina, Sandy Schmidt, Elnora Hudgens, Ray Mangum, Jay Mangum, Larry Mikeska, George Farmer, and Synthia Sodolak. Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 5356 Eleventh Street, Katy, Texas 77493. Funeral services held under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home in Katy.
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