US Marine Corps

Francis J "Frank" Kotlarz III

August 16, 1950 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 68)

Tribute

Francis J. “Frank” Kotlarz, III, 68, of Baytown, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019, in Baytown.

Frank was born August 16, 1950 in Beaumont, to parents; Francis J., Jr. and Thelma R. Kibodeaux Kotlarz, and has resided in Baytown for the past 38 years.  He was a graduate of French High school class of 1969, veteran of the US Marine Corps with service during Vietnam, and life member of VFW Post #912.  Frank was an operator for Exxon MBPP and traveled the world with family during his employment.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Kotlarz was preceded in death by his parents, sister:  Mary Kotlarz-Pace, and brother:  John Kotlarz.  He is survived by his wife of 48 years:  Huong “Lisa” Nguyen Kotlarz, sons:  Minh Kotlarz and wife Angela and Frankie Kotlarz, IV and wife Kara, daughter:  Jennifer House and husband Brian, sisters:  Patty Kotlarz-Ozment and husband Allen and Debbie Lowe, brother:  David Kotlarz and wife Mary, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel.  Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel with reception following in the Family Center of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
August 9, 2019

3:00 PM
Crespo and Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services
6123 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

Memorial Service
Friday
August 9, 2019

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Crespo and Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services
6123 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

Reception Following Service
Friday
August 9, 2019

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Crespo and Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services
6123 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

Donations

Simper Fi Fund
825 College Blvd, Suite 102, Oceanside CA 92057
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Web: https://semperfifund.org/donate/

Camp Hope
9724 Derrington Rd, Houston TX 77064
Tel: 1-573-321-9505
Email: info@camphopeusa.org
Web: https://ptsdusa.org/camp-hope/

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