Morris Lee Shreck
Morris Lee Shreck was born in Akron, Ohio on June 27, 1962 to William Ladd Shreck and Martha-Ellen Conley Shreck. He passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the age of 54 years, in Pearland, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-sister Melinda Frazier.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Norma Shreck; his step-mother Winnell Shreck of LaMarque, Texas and mother-in-law Eloise Renteria and husband Isaac of LaPorte, Texas; brothers Bill Shreck, Jr. and wife Christine of Grand Blanc, Michigan and Scott Shreck and wife Maconda of Spring, Texas; sisters Kelly Shreck of Houston, Texas and Melanie Shreck of Houston, Texas and Fayellen Russell and her husband Tony of Houston, Texas; step-brother Bryan Bankston and wife Kathy of Texas City, Texas; step-sister Sue Hooker and husband Walter of Conroe, Texas; brothers-in-law Arthur Hernandez and his wife Michelle of Heber Springs, Arkansas, Moses Velasco and wife Stacie of League City, Texas, and Kenneth Dittrich and wife Maggie of Friendswood, Texas; and sister-in-law Melinda Perales and husband Rudy of Dickinson, Texas; nephews Billy, Wade and wife Jeri, John, Robert and wife Beth, Steven and wife Ashley, Erik, Evan, and Jacob; nieces Amanda, Jennifer, Sydney and husband Ethan, Ellen and husband Garnett, Sarah, Alicia, Aleena, Erica, and Macie; great-nephews Garrett, Tommy, Ashton, Liam, Micah and Layne; and great-nieces Madeline, Jessilyn and Kalani.
Morris grew up in in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Youngstown, Ohio and Houston, Texas where he graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School in 1980. He went to the University of Houston where he graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Technology - Industrial Supervision Training/Human Resources. He played baritone and was an avid sports fan. He met Norma in 1982 at Foleys where they both worked. They married on January 10, 1987 exactly a year to the day after his brother Scott married Maconda. The four celebrated many anniversaries together over the years. Morris enjoyed traveling with Norma. They made several trips to the Napa Valley, New York, Dallas, Austin, and various towns in Arkansas. The purpose of many of these trips were to see his nephews and nieces as they grew up and achieved milestones. He was known for his smile, his blue eyes, sense of humor, his broad knowledge of both useful and useless information, appreciation for music and Broadway shows, amazing ability to keep up with various sports statistics, his dedication to the University of Houston, the University of Michigan, the Houston Rockets and the Houston Texans sports teams, his love for his entire family, especially his nieces and nephews, and his incredible devotion to Norma. He was an EDI Coordinator at Texas Children’s Hospital where both he and Norma were employed.
“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.” 1 Corinthians 13:7-8
Donations can be made through Texas Children’s Hospital, Office of Development Ste 5214, P.O. Box 300630, Houston, Texas 77230-0630. Please include “in memory of Morris Shreck” on all donations.
Family and friends will be received for a visitation on Friday, December 9th, 2016 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City. There will also be a visitation on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 from 11:00am-12:00pm at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City. A Celebration of Life funeral service will follow beginning at 12:00pm. Grave side committal will follow at Forest Park East cemetery in Webster at 1:30pm. Family and friends will reconvene at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City for fellowship beginning at 2:30pm.