January 6, 1925 – December 30, 2013
Herbert Herman Laubach passed away peacefully on December 28, 2013. Herbert was born in Honey Creek/Wetmore, Texas to Emil and Emilie Laubach on January 6, 1925. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Mae (nie Biermann) of 65 years, his 3 children, and their spouses: Kenneth Laubach and wife, Victoria, Kathleen Wimberly, David Laubach and wife, Lisa; 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law, Carlton Biermann and wife, Nita, and many nieces and nephews. Herbert was predeceased by 4 sisters, Nora Real, Erna Freitag, Cecilia Moos and Gertrude Schumann. Herbert married Dorothy Biermann, the love of his life, from Comfort, Texas, in 1948. They worked hard on their family ranch in Honey Creek, and then moved in 1956 to live in New Braunfels on a small farm, while Herbert continued to work for the Texas Highway Department as an Engineer. He was a member of Anhalt for over 50 years. Together, with Dorothy, led many a Grand March at different wedding venues. Their band “Herbert Laubach and the Rhythm Pals” provided music for Bulverde Community Center’s first dance which was held on December 31, 1951. Over 10 years they supported the monthly Country Music Shows in New Braunfels. Herbert was an avid NBHS football fan, and supporter of the Unicorns, 4-H, FFA, the Comal County Junior Livestock Association and the Knights of Columbus. Herbert leaves behind a legacy of character of integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, friend to many, and a loving man, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle. His friends and family will keep his memory alive with their remembrances. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Herbert’s memory to the charity of one’s choice or to the Comal County Junior Livestock Association: CCJLSA @ PO Box 311976 New Braunfels, TX 78131-1976. Public Visitation will begin 5:00 PM Thursday at Zoeller Funeral Home with a Vigil Service and Rosary to begin at 7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM Friday, January 3, 2014 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church with interment to follow in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery.
- Rosary Thursday, January 2, 2014
- Funeral Mass Friday, January 3, 2014
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Mark & Peggy Zoboroski
January 3, 2014
David, our deepest & sincerest thoughts & prayers are with you & your family during this time of loss. May your memories give you comfort & your faith give you peace.
January 2, 2014
Laubach Family - May you find peace and comfort in this time. Keeping you in prayers. Sheryl Brietzke
January 2, 2014
To the entire family, my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of a great person. My prayers are with you during this period of time when you must say goodbye. Farewell to a smart man who knew what he wanted to do and made it happen.
December 31, 2013
I want to send my condolences for your loss. Herbert was a great man and it was an honor to be a co-worker of his. He is a big part of the history of New Braunfels/Comal County and the highways in the area.
Tammy Brietzke Haecker
State Dept. of Highways & Transportation/TxDOT