Katherine Sue Labay, 81, of San Antonio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 17, 2021. She was born on December 25, 1939 in El Campo to the late Jim V and Effie Ermis.
Katherine graduated from El Campo High School in 1957. An amazing full-time mother, she was also a member of the San Antonio Bar Association Women's Auxiliary and loved playing Bunco with her Bunco group for more than 40 years. An avid reader, Katherine loved to tap dance and visit frequently with her brothers and grandchildren. Her warm and loving spirit will be missed.
She is survived by brothers; James and wife Jan Ermis, Mark Ermis, Anthony Ermis, Tom Ermis and wife Ann, children; Eugene Michael Labay, Joan Marquez and husband Felix, Paul James Labay and wife Sonia, David Lawrence Labay, Patrick Bennett Labay and Steven Vincent Labay and wife Angela; grandchildren, Steven Marquez, David Marquez, Brian Marquez, Mary Marquez, Andrew Labay and Matthew Labay; nephew Chris and wife Carmen and their children Andrew, Brandon and Caitlyn.
Katherine was preceded in death by her parents; Jim V and Effie Ermis; husband Eugene Labay; son, John Kevin Labay and brother Timothy Ermis.
A funeral mass and burial service with the Rev. Gabriel Oduro-Tawiah officiating will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 27 at Saint John's Catholic Church in New Taiton with a reception in the hall immediately afterward.
Pallbearers will be Michael Labay, Paul Labay, David Labay, Patrick Labay, Steven Labay and Chris Ermis.
Memorial donations in memory of Katherine may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left for the family online at www.triskafuneralhome.com,Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681