Pamela S. Laitkep, 65, of El Campo passed away peacefully on November 9, 2021. She was born on August 13, 1956 to Charlie & Helen Smith.
She married her loving husband, Allen on May 1, 1976. She was a homemaker and housewife. She liked to crochet, garden, and work on crossword puzzles. She was a devoted Christian and was very active in the church. She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church where she served on the administrative council board and other committees. She loved helping with church functions and could always be found in the kitchen.
She is survived by her husband, Allen Laitkep of El Campo; daughter, Aileen Avendano (Jesse) of El Campo; son, David Laitkep of Sweeny; Father, Charlie Smith of Blessing; brothers, Chuck Smith of Houston & Tracy Smith of Katy; grandchildren, Jessika Mendez (Romey) of Victoria, Jae’ Avendano, Diego Ortiz, Joel Avendano & Jesleen Avendano (all of El Campo) Brother in Laws; Edward Laitkep & Aaron Laitkep of El Campo & Rudy Laitkep Jr. of Houston; nephew, William Smith (Jessica) of Katy, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was proceeded in death by her mother, Helen Smith, her father/mother in law’s, Rudy Sr. & Alice Laitkep., and nephew, Christopher W. Smith.
Visitation will be from 10am-11am on Monday November 15, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in El Campo with funeral services to start at 11am. A private burial service will be set at a later date.
Honorary pallbearers are Edward Laitkep, Aaron Laitkep, Rudy Laitkep Jr., Zackary Laitkep, David Laitkep and Jesse Avendano.
Memorial donations in memory of Pamela may be made to First United Methodist Church of El Campo.