passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Sergeant Markert was assigned to the Robbery Division when he retired from the Department in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Della Markert.
Sergeant Markert began his carrier with the Houston Police Department, September 14, 1959, where he was part of Academy Class 22. Markert promoted to the rank of Detective, September 9, 1967 and assigned to the Robbery Division where he spent the next 27 years, retiring as a Sergeant, March 16, 1994.
The body is entrusted with Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home, 588 North Main Street Giddings, Texas 78942 (phone number (979) 542-3113).
Visitation will be held Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The Markert family will be present for visitation Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral services for Weldon Markert, 74 of Ledbetter, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Dr. Laurence White and Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. Burial will follow in the Waldeck Cemetery in Waldeck, Texas.