Daniel Ray Koerth

Daniel Ray Koerth, Age 68 of Whitsett, TX passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2024 in Lake Charles, LA. after suffering a massive stroke. Daniel was born on July 16, 1955 in Karnes City, TX to the late Marlin Fred Koerth and Nettie Ruth Cornelius.  Daniel retired as a Ranch Foreman from the Malek Ranch in Whitsett, TX after 32 years, was a loving son, brother, cousin, friend and of the Lutheran Faith.

Daniel is preceded in death by his parents, Marlin Fred Koerth and Nettie Ruth Cornelius and a brother Marlin Dale Koerth.

Daniel is survived by his sister, Ruth Ann Brower and husband Rye of Firth, ID; brother, Lloyd Duane Koerth of Whitsett, TX and a host of family members and dear friends.

Daniel was a 1973 graduate of Alice High School. He was a member of the NHS. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor degree in animal science. After retiring from his ranch manager position he spent the next four years helping to care for our mother. The last two months Momma was with us Danny was there most of the time taking care of her personal and medical needs. Danny was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved spending time with his cattle and raising and selling breeding bulls. He also loved to occasionally take gambling trips. He enjoyed family get togethers and all the visiting, food and fun.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 21, 2024 from 4PM to 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Services will be Monday, January 22, 2024 at 10AM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Mrs. Mary Jackson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery in Kenedy.

Serving as Pallbearers: Craig Doreck, Lance Pullin, Mack Taplin, Ray Koerth, Terry Woods and Steve Kotzur.

Honorary Pallbearers: Harry Kuentsler and Mike Windmeyer.