Merle Lewis Remmert

Merle Lewis Remmert, Sr., 92, a resident of Bacliff, Texas, passed from this life on May 13, 2023. Merle was born on December 14, 1930 in Rapid City, South Dakota to parents, Russell Guy Remmert and Wilma Adala (Hollis) Remmert.

He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army and retired after 20 years of service as a Staff Sergeant.  He served during the Korean war.  During his time in the Army he earned The Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, U.N. Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal four times.

He also retired from Texas Instruments where he worked as an Engineer in Research and Development.  He then worked for Pinkerton Security Agency as a Captain.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Jeanette Remmert.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 69 years, Ruby Remmert; daughter, Linda Hester and husband, Leslie, son, Merle Remmert, Jr. and wife, Chandra and brother, Russell Dale Remmert and wife, Brenda. Grandchildren, James Hester, Kim Hester, Regina Hester, Kimberly Steen, Skyler Ramirez, Kolby Darr, Courtney Remmert; and 9 Great Grandchildren.

In his honor, there will be a visitation on Wednesday, May 17, 2023  from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 11:00 am at Houston National Cemetery.


  1. We miss him very much, we love him always.

    Linda & Leslie R Hester
  2. You have my deepest sympathy 💐 a &Mrs. Linda Hester. I’m praying 🙏🏽 for you and your family. May God bless you and keep you.

    Susan Levi
  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences. (Wesley Swanson – 280th ASA Co. Berlin – ’56 to ’58)

    Wesley Swanson
  4. This world lost a gem, a phenomenal person, but Heaven gained an extraordinary Angel. This world will be a little darker, the sun will shine a little dimmer, but you will forever be a burning light in my heart and life!

    Kim ❤️ you Grandpa.
  5. I’m so sorry for the pain and heartbreak you are going through now. My prayers will be that God gives you comfort, peace and strength to endure the coming days as you learn to walk through your life without him. I thank God that he is no longer bound by his earthly body, but now is set free in the Presence of his Creator and Savior!

    Linda cardella
  6. I worked with Merle at Texas Instruments. He was one of the best Christian men I’ve ever known. May you forever rest in God’s peace and love my Friend.

    Billy Hightower

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