Funeral services for Paul Strauss, 57, of Katy, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Pastor Trey Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories in Lufkin.
Mr. Strauss was born October 1, 1964, in Houston, Texas, to Herman Lee Strauss and Wanda Faye (Burke) Strauss, and died Monday, April 4, 2022, in Katy, Texas.
Paul was a retired police officer who served the city of Houston for 30 years. He enjoyed mountain biking and tennis. He loved to work out and exercise, staying healthy was important to him. He loved to study Hebrew and Greek and was an avid learner.
He is survived by his daughter, Natalie Strauss of Nacogdoches, TX; daughter, Emily Strauss of WY; father, Herman Strauss of Lufkin, TX; brother, John Strauss of Lufkin, TX; brother, Stan Strauss of College Station, TX; sister, Susan Jenkins of Rockport, TX; sister, Amy Strauss of Cape Canaveral, FL; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Wanda Faye Strauss.
Pallbearers will be Houston Police Department Honor Guard.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin.
Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.
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