Mike Moutz passed away on October 13, 2020 at the age of 76, with his wife and children by his bedside. He was born in Lakeland, Florida on October 13, 1944, to Willis Moutz & Madora Michelle Moutz. He graduated from Ocala High School, Ocala, Florida. He was an avid water skier; he and his siblings were local models that were in many magazine ads featuring several different products. He also did underwater photography for movies made at Silver Springs, Florida. He was one of the photographers who walked with a group of scouts 153 miles in 13 days from the Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico.
Mike graduated from Central Florida Junior College, moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to begin his career in the chemical industry. Transferred to Clear Lake in 1984 to continue his career as a process control engineer until his retirement. He had an article published in the Infosystems Magazine in 1978 and one published in Instrumentation & Control Systems Magazine in 1995.
Mike was devoted to his family and spent many hours with his children participating in baseball, soccer, swimming, and scouts.
Mike is survived by his wife of 45 years, Bobbie Moutz; daughter, Nicole Garcia and spouse, Scott; son, Michael Jr. and spouse, Debbie, and Nathan and spouse, Sarah. Grandchildren are Anthony Moutz, Eli Garcia, Logan Garcia, Evan Garcia, Tyler Moutz, Cooper Moutz, and Charlotte Moutz; a grandchild is due in March and a great grandchild is due in January; sister, Martha Bryant and spouse, David, and brother, Donnie Moutz and spouse, Gail.
After retirement Mike became a wine enthusiast and served on the wine committee at Bay Oaks Country Club, as well he and Bobbie traveled extensively.
A Memorial Service will be held on October 17th, 2020 at 10:00 am at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay, Texas 77058. Donations may be made in Mike’s honor to the Gloria Dei endowment fund, 18220 Upper Bay Rd, Houston, TX 77058.
LIVE STREAM LINK FOR THE MEMORIAL SERVICE: https://gdlc.online.church/