Michael E. Lerp, 68, of Harper, Texas passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Kerrville, Texas.
Michael was born December 19, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland to Edward Lerp and Naomi (Whitlock) Lerp. He married Alice B. Russel on February 6, 1971, in Catonsville, Maryland.
Mr. Lerp proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1970. While in the Navy, Michael did a tour in Vietnam serving with the 2/26 Marines. During his service he received many awards and medals including the Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Combat Action Award.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Naomi Lerp and grandson, Evan A. I. Lerp.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Alice Lerp; son, William and wife Kathy Lerp; grandsons, Kristian, Zachary and Conor Lerp; brother, Edward S. Lerp Jr.; nephew, Edward S. Lerp III, and sister-in law, Agnes Lerp.
In lieu of floral contributions, the family requests that donations be made to the charity of one's choice.
Services will take place 10 AM Saturday November 12, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3184 Church Street, Manchester, Maryland 21102.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111
Immanuel Lutheran Church
3184 Church Street
Manchester, MD 21102
Saturday, November 12, 2016
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