Tommy L. Witterstaeter, 65, of Mauriceville, passed away on April 30, 2009. Celebration of Life wasSunday in the Witterstaeter residence in Mauriceville.

A Texaco retiree, he was a Master Mason and served in the Army Reserve. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and Dallas Cowboys fan.

Tommy leaves loving memories to his wife, Jerrie Witterstaeter; daughter, Cherry Lemire and her husband Blaine; brother, Robert Witterstaeter of Vidor; nephews, Jeff Witterstaeter of Mauriceville, Eli and his wife Heather of Baytown; mother-in-law, Billye Whitt of Beaumont; stepsons Joel Hickey and his wife Emily, Jeff Hickey and his wife Kelle of Lake Jackson; and grandchildren, Shawn Hickey of Beaumont, and Leahna and Nadia Hickey of Lake Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Leroy and Marion Witterstaeter.