Herbert Charles Doreck
July 20, 1935 - January 25, 2021
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Herbert Charles “Herbie” Doreck, 85, of Galveston, passed away Monday, January 25, 2021, at his home.  He was born July 20, 1935, in Galveston, and was an active, lifelong member of First Lutheran Church.  Herbie was a hard worker, even in his youth.  He had a paper route as a kid and later worked at…

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Sonny and Dawn Tholcken left a message on February 1, 2021:
Jeanie, Jenna, and Bren - We were so sorry to here of Brothers passing. We will always remember his smiling face and find heart. Our prayers are with you during these trying times. God bless you.
Sue Royes left a message on January 30, 2021:
I am so sorry for your loss. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. What a special person Herbie was. Always a smile on his face. May he RIP. Love, Sue
Dwight M. Nittsche left a message on January 30, 2021:
I am shocked and saddened by the news of Herbie's death. I knew the Doreck's well for the thirteen years I lived on Galveston and was blessed to know you. Kindness and generosity are a natural trait as well as the warmth you bring just by walking into a room. I will always treasure the time you shared with me at Mardi Gras, Krewe gatherings, Elk's Lodge, and many community events. I was most impressed at the determination Herbie shared when he believes in something, He was the main force that empowered creation of the Men's Club at First Lutheran, as well as flying over the Men's Club picnic with Dave Hoh, dropping thousands of pieces of candy for the kids and young at heart. I pray that the beautiful memories will fill your heart with peace and comfort. I still and always will treasure those memories your family gave to me. It's impossible to list the multitude of blessings your family has shared. That is a wonderful thing about memories, each is a personal gift from God which nobody can ever take from you. May your family be so blessed. Dwight Nittsche +
Donald and Dorothy Childress left a message on January 29, 2021:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Jeanie and family. God bless and keep you all. We share your sorrow and certain broken heart in your loss of Herbie, what a fine gift of God on earth he has been and dear friend of ours and many. His kindness and his perpetual smile will always be remembered and missed. One of our fondest memories attached photo December 3, 2016, our 50th Wedding Anniversary, Herbie dancing with Jeannie, so sweet.....we are so happy you shared our big day. God speed, Rest In Peace Herbie, until we meet again. Much Love, Donald and Dorothy Childress
Diana Payte left a message on January 29, 2021:
Herbie, best known to me as Brother growing up, is a bright spot in my memory. Although I haven't seen him in many years, I will always remember that smile. I'm so sorry for your loss. All my love to you. Diana
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Nicolle Skyiepal-Cunningham left a message on January 29, 2021:
Mrs. Doreck, Bren, and Jenna - We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Mr. Doreck's smile and outgoing personality. My father still speaks fondly of playing dominoes during our high school's project graduation. Rest in Peace Mr. Doreck. Nicolle - Wayne - Bing Skyiepal
Rodney Wilder left a message on January 29, 2021:
So sorry to hear of Herbie's passing, he was especially kind (Frank too) to our group of surfing buddies in the late 1960's. Attached is a photo from that time. May he rest in peace. Rodney Wilder
Russell Cornitius left a message on January 28, 2021:
Betty and I would like to offer our condolences to the family of Herbert. Even though Herbie work with us at UTMB for a short period of time you realized he was the joy of the party and always had good things to say about someone else. We wish to express our deepest sympathy.
Barbara & Mike Schott left a message on January 28, 2021:
Jeanie, Bren & Jenna – We are very sorry to hear of Herbie passing. As our neighbors down on Pine, O’Connell High School and ETC. With Our deepest sympathies and condolences – Herbie smile will be missed. Barbara & Mike Schott
Melissa Tholcken Stevenson left a message on January 28, 2021:
Jeanie - I am sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers to you and Jenna and Bren. I am praying for all of you. May Herbie rest in peace. 🙏
Jim Fiedler left a message on January 28, 2021:
Always enjoyed your sense of humor at Monsanto/Sterling...RIP old friend...
Jean Tholcken left a message on January 28, 2021:
How fortunate I was to have Herbie for my cousin, as well as for a playmate growing up and equally important as a lifetime friend. God bless his family and be with them in their time of sorrow.
Rondi (Randi) Gresvik-Robbins left a message on January 28, 2021:
I want to express my deepest sympathy to the Doreck Family, especially to Herbie's wife Jeannie. Herbie was one great guy, and I remember all the fun days we had, at all the beach parties in Galveston. He always had a smile on his face and was a delight to be around. I know he is truly excited to be with his family in heaven. I know all of us who knew him, will miss him, but he will remain in the hearts and minds to all of us who loved him. Rest in Peace Herbie, until we meet again.
Frank Macaluso Jr. (Bubba) left a message on January 28, 2021:
Thank you godfather, for sponsoring my baptism at First Lutheran Church. Rest In Peace Herbie.
Marci Sims left a message on January 28, 2021:
I had the honor of helping take care of mr. Dorick in his last days. He and his family were a joy to be around. He was a lovely man and never lost his sense of humor. My heart and prayers are with his family in this difficult time.
Mike and Lynn Parks left a message on January 28, 2021:
We have many wonderful memories of Herbie! His smile would light up a room and he could make you laugh even on a long bus trip home. May his memory be a blessing to your family.
Richard and Holly Howard left a message on January 27, 2021:
We will always remember Herbie’s smile at Oktoberfest during our days in Galveston. I know he and George are raising a glass. God’s peace to your family.
Lori Huepers- Ellis left a message on January 27, 2021:
Jeanie, Bren and Jenna, I am so sorry for your loss. Herbie was a great man. I will never forget the days at OLG or at the ball park. He was there to root on everyone. I am here if you ever need anything. Praying for you all.
Tina Harbers left a message on January 27, 2021:
May heart goes out to Jenna and the whole family. I know Jenna is the person she is because of her beautiful family. My heart aches for y’all’s loss. Many prayers. Tina Harbers
Valerie and Marcus Barugh left a message on January 27, 2021:
In memory of Herbert Charles Doreck, Valerie and Marcus Barugh lit a candle
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Roma Polanska left a message on January 27, 2021:
You and your family are in my heart and mind. My condolences on the passing of your father. With deepest sympathies and sincere condolences - Roma
Michelle Wells left a message on January 27, 2021:
Rest in peace, Mr. Doreck. You will be missed by many, but you've left them with loving memories.
Malloy Funerals & Cremations left a message:
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