Morris L. Quast Sr. 75, , HPROA Member, joined his heavenly father on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, after a short illness. He is preceded in death by two children Morris Jr. (Butch) and Susie Q. Abney, and his parents, Myrtle and Willie Quast. He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann, daughter, Jennifer Thomas and husband, Dean, two grandsons, Dean Jr (DJ) and Nicolas (Nico) Thomas, his longtime companion, Natalie Ilao, two brothers, Billy and Mike (Ava) Quast, and many, many friends and family.
Morris was born and raised in Houston. He served 25 years with the Houston Police Dept. (Academy Class #21- 1959) 17 years as an accident investigator and 8 years in the Criminal Intelligence Division and retired in January, 1984. He and his wife owned the "The Nut House" donut shop in Northwest Houston for 18 years and he thoroughly enjoyed his retirement. He was a lifetime member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Arabia Shrine Temple and a member of the Scottish Rite Temple. He loved his family and held his friends near to his heart while sharing his love for the outdoors. He loved spending time hunting, fishing, traveling, volunteering for TPW teaching kids to fish and helping anyone in need. He will be sorely missed...
Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at Earthman Resthaven. Morris' Celebration of Life will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 15, 2011 in the Chapel of Earthman Resthaven. Interment will follow in Earthman Resthaven Cemetery. Please visit www.earthmanresthavenfuneralhome.com.
Morris will be carried to his final resting place by Dean Thomas, D. J. Thomas, Nico Thomas, Christopher Lohse, Frank Kologinczak and Ray Buchanan