Louis B Celusniak

February 11, 1915February 6, 2013
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Louis B. Celusniak died peacefully on February 6, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He was born to Frank and Pearl Celusniak on February 11, 1915 in Marlin, Texas, where he grew up. He served in the Army for 6 years, 3 ½ of those as a Prisoner of War in the Pacific. He retired from Shell Chemical Company and enjoyed going to his farm in Bremond, Texas. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, and infant son, five sisters and one brother. He is survived by Gertrude, his loving wife of 61 years, two sons, Louis Jr. (Susana) and Christopher (Debbie), and a daughter, Mary Hoyt (Peter), six grandchildren, Lisa Carouth (Jeffery), Lynn Blair (Cody), Victoria Cornejo (Jose), Amy Kennedy (AJ), Martin Celusniak and Haley Celusniak, two great grandchildren, Addison Blair and Greyson Carouth.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 5:00 Pm until 8:00 PM with a Rosary starting at 7:00 PM at Earthman Funeral Directors in the Hunters Creek Chapel, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell Street, Houston, Texas 77007. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Marlin, Texas 76661


  • Visitation Friday, February 8, 2013
  • Rosary Friday, February 8, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 9, 2013

Louis B Celusniak

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February 18, 2013

Gertrude, Again, I want to send my sincere sympathy to you and your family. Just from reading the obituary and the many comments from your friends, I wish I could have met Louis. What a brave man he was and truly blessed to have a beautiful family. Michele Rosewitz

February 10, 2013

Louis was an inspiration to me.He showed the kind of bravery under adversity that was incredible.He'll be in my prayers, Gertrude, and so will you.
Donald Hoyt

Kristy and Jason Marcantel

February 10, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Thinking of you and sending much love!

Harry Witwick

February 9, 2013

My cousin informed me that Louis B. Celusniak, possible brother to my grandmother (Sophia Rosewitz (Celusniak) passed away..Please except my condolence
for your loss..Love in Christ

Margie Hoyt

February 9, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a true war hero and a great father to you all. Your entire family is in my thoughts tonight. I send you my love.

Martha & Scott Walchshauser

February 9, 2013

Mary, we are so sorry to hear about your dad. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and in our prayers. I want to hug you so much.

Sarah & Tom Schmidt

February 8, 2013

We are so sorry. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you guys over the next few days. Stay strong.

February 8, 2013

Gertrude, we were so sorry to hear of your loss. Louis was such a fine man. He & Bob would always check their watches as we entered church & they both got a big kick out of that. Your family is in our prayers. Love to all.
Gail Henderson & family

Terry Swann

February 8, 2013

Mr.Celusniak was a true American hero.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayer.

Don Hoyt

February 8, 2013

He was a great man who served his country and loved his family. He left the world a better place and his influence will live on in his children. What more can you ask of anyone? Those he left behind will miss him dearly but he rests happily with God tonight. A reward well earned.