Jerry Louis Kostroun Jr.

Jerry Louis Kostroun Jr., 76, of Cameron, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in a Waco hospital.

A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak with Rev. Dimitrij Colankin officiating. Burial will follow in St. Monica’s Church Cemetery in Cameron.  The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. 

Mr. Kostroun was born Jan. 8, 1942, in Cameron to Gertrude Ann (Jistel) and Jerry Louis Kostroun Sr. He was raised in the Marak community of Milam County and graduated from C. H. Yoe High School. A retiree from Alcoa in Rockdale, Jerry was a rancher, farmer, and caterer. He married Agnes Polansky on Aug. 31, 1963, and was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus #12601 and K.J.T. Society #39. Additionally, Jerry served as a Milam County 4-H Adult Leader and is on the Board of Directors for the Milam County Junior Livestock Association. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by two brothers, Ronald Kostroun and Bernard Kostroun. 

He is survived by: wife, Agnes Kostroun of Cameron; sons, David Kostroun and wife Jennifer of Cameron, and Jerry L. Kostroun III of Mathis; daughters,andTheresa Harrison & husband Cameron of Wichita Falls, Cynthia Kostroun of Copperas Cove, and Deborah Kostroun of Mahwah, N.J.; brother, Phillip Kostroun of Canyon Lake; sisters, Kathleen Harborth of Wimberly and Jennifer Dixon of Rogers; eight grandchildren, Sara Holcombe and husband Bill, Kristan Wells and husband Justin, Logan Kostroun and wife Katherine, Madeline Kostroun, Collin Kostroun, Dylan Kostroun, Joshua Kostroun and Victoria Rizzotti; and two great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Preston Holcombe.

Memorial donations can be made to the St. Monica's Catholic Church Altar Restoration Project.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.