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Charles H. Vibrock

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Charles H. Vibrock 83, passed away peacefully at home on Dec 15, 2013. A 6th generation Texan from Houston, born in Yoakum, Dewitt Co. Graduated from Stephen F. Austin HS '48, earned his BBA at the University of Houston; played trumpet, loved music. He joined the Air Force and earned his wings, commission in 1954.
Lt. Col. Charles Vibrock had assignments all over the world including Viet Nam. Awards included Sr. Air Traffic Control Badge; Bronze Star; Armed Forces Honor Medal First Class, Republic of Viet Nam; Command Pilot Wings; retired Air Force in 1976, then, retired from export sales at TXT in 1993. A life long Lutheran and Member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Klein TX. "Trinity has been our cornerstone church since 1976." He volunteered at the Bethesda Thrift store in Tomball, Men's Club at Trinity and was a member of the Texas German Society.
He met Carolyn Bacon in 1951 and married 12 Jun 1954; they have been inseparable since celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in 2004. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Cora Vibrock; son Michael Vibrock. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Vibrock; son's Tim Vibrock, Charles Vibrock, Jr.; daughter-in-law Sandra Vibrock; grandson's Eric & John Vibrock; sister Rose Bishop; uncle Herman Vibrock; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5-7pm Weds in Champions at Klein Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Klein, TX at 11am, Thursday December 19. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, with full military honors.
In lieu of usual remembrances, family suggests contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church Men's Club or the .

Published in Houston Chronicle from Dec. 17 to Dec. 18, 2013
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