Bob Desmet

Born on Jan. 14, 1945

YOAKUM - Bob Desmet, age 68, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013. He was born on January 14, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan to Camiel and Irene Fairfield DeSmet.
He was a building superintendent for Linbeck Construction. He was a Catholic and served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Nita Munson DeSmet; daughters, Camiel DeSmet of Yoakum, Ashley Garza of Yoakum, and Samantha Jordan of Detroit, Michigan; son, Bob DeSmet, Jr. of Macon, Georgia; six grandchildren and a brother, William DeSmet of Marshall, Michigan.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dennis DeSmet and Camiel DeSmet; and a daughter, Paige Garza.
Rosary at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Cemtery.
Pallbearers: Allen Munson, Jeff Jacob, Joe Rigano, James Lacy, Pete Flannery, and Carl Diehl.
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Arrangements by the Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656.



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