Our Obituaries

Troy C. Martin

January 7, 1927 - April 21, 2017

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Waymon Crayton

January 23, 1934 - April 17, 2017

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Joanne Bisbey

June 20, 1939 - April 17, 2017

Joanne Bisbey, childhood sweetheart and beloved wife of Jay Bisbey, died on April 17, 2017. She was born June 20, 1939 in Lockhart, Texas, the only child of Virginia Copeland Garner and David Garner and granddaughter of Mrs. Buelah Blundell Copeland. She attended Austin High School in Houston, Texas, where she played the bagpipes in the Scottish Brigade drill team. She graduated from Sam Houston...
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Patricia Jane Hunt

September 30, 1923 - April 16, 2017

Patricia Jane Harris Hunt passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017, at her residence at Brookdale Northwest Hills in Austin, Texas, at the age of 93. Patricia was born on September 30, 1923, to Robert L. and Florence Harris, in Fort Worth, Texas, but was a resident of Austin since 1928. Patricia was a proud graduate of Austin High School and attended the University of Texas prior to the...
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Bernardino Casarez Romo, Sr.

May 18, 1919 - April 16, 2017

Bernardino Casarez Romo was born on May 18, 1919 in Elgin, Texas, he passed away peacefully April 16, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gerardo and Louisa Romo, brothers Christino C. Romo and Jesus Romo. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Santos Selvera Romo, and his 8 children and their spouses, Harry Romo (Juanita), Mary Helen Sanchez (Gilbert Joe), Richard Romo (Martha),...
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Margaret B. Smith

November 25, 1923 - April 15, 2017

Margaret Elizabeth (Peggy) Bronson Smith died on April 15, 2017 in Austin, TX, after a brief illness. She was born on November 25, 1923 in Dayton, Ohio to Helen Sellers Bronson and James Bartle Bronson and grew up in Rolla, Missouri. Peggy graduated from the University of Missouri in 1945 with a degree in Journalism where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She worked as an editor...
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Gary Eugene Thompson

June 15, 1936 - April 13, 2017

Gary Thompson, 80, former Abilene Christian University professor and Texas State Representative, died April 13 in Blacksburg, Virginia after a brief illness.Gary graduated from high school in Tyler, TX and earned a B.A. degree from Abilene Christian University, an M.A. from the University of Arkansas, and Ph.D. from North Texas State University. He taught and coached junior high and high school...
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Donald C. Streetman

August 23, 1938 - April 13, 2017

Donald Clifford "Buddy" Streetman, passed away peacefully at his home on April 13, 2017. He was born on August 23, 1938 in Cameron, Texas to Mattie Ruth and Emmett Streetman Sr.Buddy graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1956, and went to work at Texas Department of Health, where he was employed for over 37 years before his retirement. He was also a reserve member of the Texas...
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Jacquelyn Yvette Pena

November 8, 1990 - April 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Ollie C. Jones

March 14, 1929 - April 12, 2017

Ollie Cleveland Jones passed away peacefully in Leander, Texas on April 12, 2017. He was born on March 14, 1929, in Laredo, Texas and lived a life of service to his family, country and school children throughout the State of Texas. Ollie is survived by his wife of 68 years, Tommye Jean Jones; children Terry Jones (wife Leticia); Rick Jones; Tim Jones and Ken Jones (wife Amy); grandchildren Robert...
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Leanell Tisdale

April 17, 1927 - April 9, 2017

Tisdale, Hulda LeanellLeanell passed away last Sunday, April 9, 2017 of natural causes. She was born April 17, 1927 in New Braunfels, Texas as Hulda Leanell Pape, but from childhood, she was always Leanell. She is survived by three sons: Garvin Anderson and his wife Pam, Jack Tisdale, AIA and his wife Carol, and Thomas Tisdale and his wife Levennia. She was blessed with six grand-children and two...
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Christian Blake Gregory

March 11, 2017 - April 4, 2017

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Ronald E. Schoonover

November 28, 1924 - April 1, 2017

Ronald E. Schoonover was born in Enid, Oklahoma on November 28, 1924, to Charles Edward and Viola Marie Schoonover. Ron attended public schools in Enid until August 19, 1941, when at the age of 16 he signed up with the United States Army Air Corps while his parents were out of town.During World War II, Ron was assigned as a B-17 Flight Engineer Top Turret Gunner to the 351st Bomb Group, 509...
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James Warren Martindale

February 13, 1951 - March 31, 2017

Jim Martindale, amazing husband and father to his wife Sylvia and son Robert, as well as friend to all he met, died on March 31, after a long battle with cancer. His was a life filled with love and adventure. Jim was born in New Mexico and traveled extensively before settling in Austin. Places he lived included: the Philippines; Alabama, Maryland, Ohio, and Texas. Jim was always up for fun and...
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John Paul Stallworth

January 7, 1944 - March 30, 2017

J.P. was born in Lamesa, Texas on January 7, 1944 to Dr. G.D. and Lucille Stallworth. He passed away peacefully on March 30, 2017. When he was 6 months old, his parents moved to Austin. He graduated from Austin High School and attended Texas Tech University. Early in his working career he entered the real estate business and soon had his own office, Stallworth and Company Realtors. J.P. spent...
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Eileen Frances McNaughton

August 14, 1924 - March 30, 2017

Eileen F. McNaughton, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, died March 30, 2017 in Austin, Texas following a brief illness. She was born on August 14, 1924 in Langham, Saskatchewan to Dr. Henry G. and Katherine Garrioch. In a small school there, she heard a man speak about his travels to Japan, and she told a friend she would give anything to see the...
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Christopher S. Kimbrell

October 22, 1952 - March 29, 2017

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Carol Ann Menor

March 15, 1941 - March 26, 2017

Carol Ann Menor, age 76, was born March 15, 1941 in Macon, Georgia to Robert Houston Crutchfield and Hilda Mallory Moseley and passed away on March 26, 2017 in Austin, Texas surrounded by her family. Carol attended A L Miller High School in Macon. She was married to Lt. Col. (Ret) Dennis Franklin (Frank) Menor, Jr. on January 6, 1959. Carol worked as a school secretary for Reilly Elementary...
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Cecia J. Perry

April 18, 1925 - March 25, 2017

REST IN PEACE AUNT CECIA He will cover you with his feathers, And under his wings you will find refuge; His faithfulness will be your shield And rampart Psalm 91:4 Cecia Juanita Perry blessed this world with her presence on April 18, 1925. She was the first born of David Edward and Alice Roberta Bonner in Marshall, Texas. Cecia was the one of three children David and Roberta...
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Peggy Marie Duplantis Buckner

January 5, 1937 - March 24, 2017

Peggy Marie Duplantis Buckner, age 80, of Austin, Tx, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Peggy was born on January 5, 1937, in Port Arthur, Tx., to Reiss and Tootsie Duplantis. She graduated from Bishop Byrne high school in 1954 and moved to Austin in 1969. Peggy was a Christian woman and an active member of the St Louis Catholic Church...
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Yvonne Herrera Cantilo

December 19, 1933 - March 24, 2017

On March 24, 2017, our beloved mother, Yvonne Cantilo, completed her works in this life and rejoined our father in the Lord's house. She was surrounded by her loving family whose heartbreak is tempered only a little by the knowledge that Yvy and Luisma are together again. Born in Buenos Aires on December 19, 1933, a date that coincidentally years later would also be her wedding day, she lived a...
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Joyce C. DeGlandon

June 20, 1934 - March 24, 2017

Joyce Yvonne DeGlandon, 82, passed away on March 24, 2017 in Austin, TX. She was born on June 20, 1934 in Hare, TX to James Allen and Myrtle Hargrove Carter. Joyce attended Thrall High School and graduated in 1951 she enrolled in Durham's Business College. She married Homer Merton DeGlandon on September 1, 1956. She was employed at Texas Highway Department and Skandinavian Contemporary as an...
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Willie B. Harrison

June 30, 1930 - March 23, 2017

Harrison, Willie B. "Bubboy" I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 Willie B. Harrison peacefully departed from his earthly home on March 23rd, 2017 to be with our Lord.He was born in 1930 on the 30th of June to Mamie (Gregg) and Willie B. Harrison, Sr., in Austin, Texas. As a child, he was baptized in the Colorado River and was a...
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Sherri Dea Kraus

September 24, 1960 - March 21, 2017

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Sharon Lee Downer

May 4, 1943 - March 20, 2017

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Velma Lee McMarion-Sirles

May 18, 1931 - March 19, 2017

Remembering Velma Lee SirlesSis. Velma Lee McMarion-Sirles entered into eternal rest at the precious age of 85 on the evening of March 19, 2017. Sis. Sirles transitioned peacefully at St. David's Medical Center after a brief illness. Sis. Sirles was the fifth child of seven born and raised in Bastrop, Texas to Precious McMarion, Sr. and Lenora Jackson-McMarion. In June 1956, Sis. Velma married...
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Ben Evan Ramautarsingh

February 4, 2016 - March 18, 2017

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Jennie Loraine Strayhorn

December 31, 1937 - March 18, 2017

Jennie Loraine Strayhorn, 79, passed away on March 18, 2017. She was born on December 31, 1937 in Austin, TX to Carl and Mabel Johnson.She attended Austin High School and graduated in 1955. She married Melvin Ladell Strayhorn on October 31, 1958. Jennie worked for the Texas Insurance Checking Office as an Insurance Examiner. She enjoyed spending time with her many co-workers at Texas Insurance...
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Linda Carol Phelps

December 21, 1942 - March 17, 2017

Linda Phelps, age 74, of Austin, Texas, passed away at her home surrounded by family on Friday, March 17, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Sheldon Phelps for almost 51 years.Linda was born in Santa Monica, California on December 21, 1942. She graduated from Loma Linda University with a dental hygienist degree. On April 23, 1966, she married Sheldon Phelps in...
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Josephine G. Hernandez

December 18, 1922 - March 17, 2017

Josephine (Josie) Hernandez from Austin, Texas age 94 joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 17, 2017. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Josie was born in Austin, Texas on December 18, 1922 to Marcelino and Julia Deleon Gonzales.Josie's main focus of her personal life was family and friends. Josie married "The love of her life" Lawrence Hernandez and...
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Anna Beth Hewgley

December 20, 1920 - March 15, 2017

Anna Beth Hewgley, 96 years young of Cedar Park, Texas, passed away March 15th, 2017.She was born in Clay, LA on December 20, 1920. Anna Beth was married to William Milton Warren Hewgley on October 2, 1939. She loved traveling with her sister, Maurice and working on genealogy. She loved sewing, crocheting and was an avid reader, and even loved listening to books on tape. She loved cooking and...
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Kat McDaniel Walden

October 29, 1984 - March 12, 2017

Katherine Jean McDaniel Walden, 32 of Cedar Park, TX - formerly of Katy, TX passed away on March 12, 2017.Kat was born on October 29, 1984 in Houston, Texas to Julia Hard McDaniel and James Gifford McDaniel. She was a graduate of Katy High School, class of 2003.She was the Assistant Director at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas. She honored our fallen veterans and their...
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Anita E. Bowden

February 1, 1924 - March 11, 2017

Anita Elizabeth Bowden, 93, passed away on March 11, 2017 in Corsicana, Texas. She was born on February 1, 1924 in Sistern, Texas to Emil and Frances Kubicek. Anita married Oliver M. Bowen on November 4, 1943, four years later, they went into full-time pastoral ministry and together they pastored for 62 years. She loved the ministry and also embroidery and reading. She is predeceased by her...
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Dorothy May Dawe

December 5, 1920 - March 9, 2017

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Charlotte A. Parham

February 17, 1936 - March 9, 2017

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Wilda Jean Scott

July 18, 1927 - March 9, 2017

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Louis G. Struble

June 10, 1931 - March 8, 2017

Struble, Louis (Lou) GAge 85, of Austin, passed away on March 08, 2017.Lou was born on June 10, 1931 in Wichita KS. He was the oldest child of Clearance Jacob (Jake) Struble and Florence Aldine (Dean) Struble. He was a member of the U.S Navy for four years. He is survived by his wife, Theresa, of 58 years.Also survived by their 4 children - Richard Struble and his wife Nanci of Seguin Cathy...
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Frank Richard Allen

February 21, 1936 - March 7, 2017

Frank Richard Allen, 81 years old, died March 7, 2017 of complications from Leukemia.Frank was born in Sweeny, Texas to Frank and Henrietta Allen on February 21, 1936. He attended Sweeny schools and upon graduation, received a basketball scholarship to college. He graduated Cum Laude from Texas Lutheran College and later received a Master's degree in Administrative Education from then Southwest...
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Carolina Hernandez

October 10, 1940 - March 7, 2017

Carolina (Vidales) Hernandez passed away on March 7, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born on October 10, 1940. Carolina lived in Laredo, Texas until 1977. She attended Laredo Junior College and was a registered nurse for many years. She moved to Angleton, Texas and lived there until her death. She was also a resident of Austin, Texas for some time. She was preceded in death by her...
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Linda Osborne

September 7, 1948 - March 6, 2017

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James D. Studer

March 7, 1943 - March 5, 2017

James D. Studer, 73, of Austin, Texas, passed away March 5, 2017. He was born March 7, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 10 years Roseann Mandziuk; brothers Lynn (Dawn) Studer, Blufton, SC; and Gary (Martha) Studer, Tiffin, OH; children Kristine Hagemeier (Keith), Powell, OH; Craig Studer (Alyssa Cummings), Austin, TX; Kyle Studer, Pahala, HI; grandchildren Jill and Kate...
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Michael James Sakewitz

December 4, 1958 - March 5, 2017

Michael "Mike" James Sakewitz, of Hutto, Texas, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the age of 58. Mike was born, December 4, 1958, and raised in Austin by his parents Milburn and Katherine Sakewitz. He graduated from McCallum High School in 1977. Mike worked for the Hutto Independent School District, where he was an invaluable employee, friend, and "jack of all trades"....
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Sonya Gayle Bynes

February 10, 1965 - March 3, 2017

Sonya Bynes was born February 10, 1965. She passed away on March 3, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Sonya worked for IBM Credit Union thru high school, graduated from Round Rock High School, earned her Bachelor's of Finance degree from UT Austin in 1991 and worked for the State of Texas Comptroller's Office for 28 years. She attended and served her church, Promiseland/ World of...
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Joseph Frank Thiel

November 12, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Joseph Frank Thiel age 75 died March 3, 2017 after a brief illness. Born in Chicago, Illinois he attended Culver Military Academy and was a graduate of Case Institute of Technology later named Case Western Reserve University. He spent the greater part of his life in Austin working 25 years for the State of Texas Health Department in the 1980s as the Director of the Bureau of Radiation Control.He...
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Jerry Youngquist

August 2, 1930 - March 3, 2017

Jerry LaVoice Youngquist was born in Baytown, Texas on August 2, 1930 and passed away in Austin, Texas on March 3, 2017 at the age of 86. She was the daughter of the late Milby and Lucille LaVoice. She spent most of her young childhood days in Baytown, but moved to Burnet and graduated from Burnet High School. She graduated from Nixon Clay Business College where she met the love of her life,...
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Carl Joseph Rizzo

March 15, 1924 - March 2, 2017

Carl Joseph Rizzo, 92, of Austin, Texas passed away on March 2, 2017 in Austin, Texas. He was born on March 15, 1924 in Buffalo, New York, the son of the late Santo and Maime Rizzo. He went to New York City to pursue a career as a singer where he met his soon-to- be wife, Adeline. In 1949, they married in the courthouse chapel in NYC. Carl was a devoted husband, wonderful and loving father,...
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Naomi Robins Cogan

June 28, 1936 - March 1, 2017

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Cynthia Ann Leonard

August 23, 1958 - March 1, 2017

Cynthia (Cyndi) Gruver Leonard, 58, passed away surrounded by family on March 1, 2017, after a long illness. She was born August 23, 1958, at Chaumont Air Force Base, France, to Neill and Donna Gruver, while her father was stationed there. As the family moved around in the Military, she attended schools in seven different cities, graduating from Hillcrest High School in Dalzell, South Carolina...
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Joyce Ann Sneed

February 13, 1946 - March 1, 2017

To everything there is a season, and on March 1, 2017, The Lord called Joyce home. On February 13, 1946, Joyce Ann Hicks was born the third child of Lewis and Vera Hicks in Waco, Texas. Joyce was an inquisitive child who loved school and could often be found reading in the bathroom, her secret study hideaway. Joyce attended A.J. Moore High School where she graduated as Valedictorian in 1964. ...
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Alma L. Madison

November 27, 1935 - March 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.Alma L. Madison went home to the Lord on March 1, 2017 after a hard-fought battle with congestive heart failure. She left this earth peacefully surrounded by the love of her partner of 62 years, Johnie Madison, Jr., and her children, Ronnie and Kelly. There will be a memorial service for Alma on Saturday, March 11,2017,...
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Diane DeVooght Key

March 23, 1950 - February 26, 2017

Diane DeVooght Key, 66, of Austin, Texas passed away in her home on February 26, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Diane Joyce DeVooght was born March 23, 1950 in Marquette, Michigan to Paul and Verena (Honig) DeVooght. The family moved to Austin, Texas when Diane was about 3 years old, and she lived there ever since. Diane and her husband, John William Key, were married July 16, 1977...
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Max Ann Twomey

December 19, 1930 - February 26, 2017

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Rhoda Joy Brown

January 27, 1944 - February 26, 2017

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Margaret A. McCarn

June 22, 1929 - February 25, 2017

McCARN, Margaret Augusta ZieschangMargaret McCarn of Austin, Texas passed away February 25, 2017, at the age of 87. She was born June 22, 1929 to Edwin Carl Zieschang and Lina Augusta Zieschang in Taylor, Texas. She grew up on her parents farm just East of Taylor in Noack, Texas. Margaret was blessed with a wonderful mind and thirst for knowledge. She graduated as valedictorian of her high...
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Charles William Covill

March 2, 1920 - February 24, 2017

Charles William Covill 1920 - 2017Charles W Covill was born March 2, 1920 in Otero County, New Mexico. He attended school in New Mexico and West Texas during the Great Depression where he learned a lifelong lesson in austerity. He enrolled at Daniel Baker College in Brownwood TX until the outbreak of World War Two. He joined the Army Air Force, became a member of the 25th Bombardment Squadron...
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Julio Jose Gonzalez

August 24, 1934 - February 24, 2017

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Lee R. Webb

April 19, 1924 - February 19, 2017

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Henry Paul Rettinger

March 15, 1921 - February 19, 2017

Colonel Henry (Hank) Rettinger, USAF Retired, age 95, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017. Hank is survived by his wife of 69 years, Barbara J. Rettinger and three children, Paul Rettinger, Battleground WA. Lynn Newby, Austin, TX, and Babbs Chittenden, San Antonio, TX.In 1943 Hank enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program. For 30 years he served honorably and with distinction as a...
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Jerry Elvin Beavers

February 8, 1945 - February 18, 2017

Jerry Elvin Beavers1945 -2017Jerry Elvin Beavers was born on February 8, 1945 in Boone County, Harrison, Arkansas to Arthur Layfette and Emma Brewer Beavers. He was raised on a farm with seven older siblings and taught the meaning of hard work. He passed away February 18, 2017, on his ranch he called "Paradise".In January 1984, Jerry met his true love and soul mate, Sandra Millner, at a hockey...
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Mary Anne Ball

March 3, 1932 - February 18, 2017

Mary Anne Ball, 84, of Austin, TX passed away on February 18, 2017. Mary Anne was born on March 3, 1932 to William and Margaret Easley in Nashville, TN.She worked with the Department of Defense for 30 years and 10 years at HEB. Mary Anne was a member of Diamond Master Square Dance Club and was a faithful member at Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ. Mary Anne loved square dancing, arts and crafts,...
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Lucille C. Riley

April 26, 1924 - February 17, 2017

Lucille Riley 04/26/1924 - 02/17/2017Lucille was born 92 years ago at the family farmhouse in Okeana, Ohio. Just prior to the crash of 10/29/29, her parents and she relocated to the big lights of Hamilton, Ohio, where her father started building houses. Lucille was gifted and was awarded with an academic scholarship to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where she was a member of the Zeta Tau...
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Carlos Jamon Brown

January 16, 1979 - February 16, 2017

Carlos J. Brown was born on January 16, 1979 to Rosalyn F. Lyles and Perry Brown. Born a twin son, Carlos will forever be remembered for his keen smile and big heart. A native Austinite, he attended Austin Independent School District and graduated from Lyndon Baines Johnson High School; home of the Jaguars in 1997. Carlos was christen at the Metroplitation Church in Chicago, Illinois as a child....
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Alice Alice Powell

March 7, 1922 - February 15, 2017

Alice Powell died February 15, 2017.Elsie Alice Shelton was born March 7, 1922, in Central City, Nebraska, to Max Haley Shelton Sr. and Elsie Alice Quisenberry Shelton, the fourth of six children. As a very young woman she moved from the cold of Nebraska and riding horses on the family farm to the temperate climate of Santa Monica, California and riding bicycles on the Pacific Coast Highway....
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Marie M. Helgren

February 9, 1922 - February 15, 2017

Loice Marie Morris Helgren, 95, of Austin, Texas passed away on February 15, 2017. She was born in Jonah, Texas to Anderson Fambrue Morris and Mary Lessie Mitchell on February 9, 1922. Marie married Wesley Leonard Helgren, Jr. on September 9, 1944. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leonard, brothers Elmer, S. L., Douglas, Wallace, and sister, Ary. She is survived by sisters...
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Ronald Carlyle Dyer

November 11, 1943 - February 15, 2017

Ronald Carlyle Dyer passed away at 7:17pm, February 15, 2017 at Christopher House after surviving a disabling condition for two decades. He was preceded in death by his father Harry and younger brother Roger, mother Louise and nephew Chad Dyer.Ron was educated at Bowling Green State University, Youngtown State University and the University of Toledo where he was an instructor in Real Estate Law...
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Amjad Qustandi Fashho

January 16, 1972 - February 15, 2017

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Gail C. Coulbourn

August 22, 1937 - February 15, 2017

Gail Connell Coulbourn, aged 79, died peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2017. She and Dixon lived in Tarrytown, Austin, Texas since 1960.Gail is survived by her husband Dixon Wall Coulbourn and their two sons Travis Coulbourn and Dan Coulbury, daughters-in-law Jessica Coulbury and Katie Malinski, 4 beloved grandchildren: Calvin, Maggie, Marley, and Caroline, brothers-in-law Sam Coulbourn...
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Klaus W. Alkier

March 12, 1931 - February 14, 2017

Klaus W. Alkier went to be with his Lord on February 14, 2017, he was 85. He was born in Berlin, Germany on March 12, 1931.He came to the USA in 1956 to live the American dream. He served his country as a member of United States Air Force. In 1958 he met and married his wife Wanda. In 1975 he received his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin.Klaus...
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Richard James Matteson

December 4, 1939 - February 13, 2017

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Jeremy Wynn

April 11, 1979 - February 13, 2017

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Angel Spassov Tzvetkov

November 18, 1941 - February 11, 2017

Angel Spassov Angel Spassov Tzvetkov: Coach Spassov, age 75, passed away with his family by his side, Saturday afternoon, February 11, 2017 in Austin, Texas. He lived a cherished and full life that was taken too soon.Angel was a loving husband and partner to his wife Galia, devoted father to two lovely girls, Kalina and Boriana, as well as a mentor, coach and loyal friend to hundreds around...
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David Ripley Worley

November 18, 1949 - February 9, 2017

David R. Worley Jr., fell into a sweet sleep in the LORD Jesus on February 9th and will be buried in a private family service to await the resurrection of the body. A memorial will be held Saturday February 18th at 10:00am at Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ (11908 N. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78753).David was born (first creation) in Lubbock to David and Iva Lea Worley on 18th of November 1949 and...
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Brian Levester Channel

February 19, 1983 - February 7, 2017

One month ago today on February 7, 2017, Brian Channel left us to spend eternity with our Heavenly Father. Brian was born February 19, 1983 in Austin, Texas. He attended both LBJ and Reagan High School where he played football and basketball. Brian was a faithful member of ARC Church where he served as an usher. He loved his church family and worshipping Jesus.He is survived by his loving...
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Joe Mack Evans

November 26, 1924 - February 7, 2017

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Catherine Flahive

October 3, 1919 - February 7, 2017

Catherine Ann [Fischer] Flahive passed from this life on the morning of February, 7, 2017. She was born into the German community of Central Texas on October 3, 1919; the oldest and yet last living child of Joseph Fischer and Julia Schutze Fischer of Austin. This German tenacity served her well through a good rich life of family and faith, and the challenges that come with both. An Alumnae of St....
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Ronald John Ciani

August 4, 1931 - February 7, 2017

Ronald John Ciani died, at the age of 85, in Austin on February 7, 2017. Born in Chicago on August 4, 1931 to Mario and Mary Ciani, Ron was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Paul, and his wife, Elaine. He is survived by his sisters, Marianne Attal and Evelyn Schneider, his children, Rhonda Balling, Kenny, Dennis and David, his eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.A...
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Vera Jean Viehe

November 10, 1920 - February 6, 2017

Vera Jeanette Viehe, 96 passed away February 6, 2017 at Paris, Texas.A lady that lover her Lord, her family, gardening and friends describes Jean Viehe. She was co-founder of The Tuesday Nighters Club and a member of the Shady Oaks Garden Club both of Austin, Texas. She was a long time member of the Koenig Lane Christian Church in Austin and later the Calvary United Methodist Church of Paris,...
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Remington K. Webster

December 31, 1917 - February 5, 2017

Colonel Remington K. Webster, 99, born Dec. 31, 1917, in Lincoln, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.After 23 years of service in the U.S. Army, Colonel Webster and his family moved to Austin, Texas, at the end of 1962. During World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater of Operations in New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa as an Engineer Company Commander. Upon...
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Louis Mecey

January 1, 1926 - February 4, 2017

Born January 1, 1926 and departed this life surrounded by his loving family on February 4, 2017 Loving father, devoted husband and friend to many. Survived by his loving wife Naomi Nassour Koury-Mecey, Son John Steven Mecey and wife, Kathy Webb Mecey. Two Grandchildren, Daniel Ray Mecey, wife Jourdan Parker Mecey and Kendall Elise Mecey. Three Great grandchildren Brooklyn, Savannah and Quinn...
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Mary Frances Luttrell

January 30, 1932 - February 3, 2017

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Albert Stanley Schotz

April 11, 1927 - February 3, 2017

.Albert S. Schotz, age 89, died peacefully in his sleep on February 3, 2017. Albert was preceded in death by his wife Effie Schotz, parents Henry and Coralia Schotz, brother Harry Schotz, sister Anita Chaplin, nephew Carl Celis Schotz and adopted grandson Joshua Alexander. He is survived by his brothers Richard and Charlie Schotz, sister Helen Schotz, niece Stephanie Schotz, and nephew Mark...
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Mary Jane Starck

August 19, 1923 - February 2, 2017

Mary Jane Starck passed away peacefully on February 2, 2017. She was born to Cecil and Flo Park in Stockdale, Texas on August 19, 1923. She grew up in Corpus Christi, TX, before her family moved to Webster Grove, MO where she graduated from high school. She attended Washington University in St Louis, MMO and later University of Texas at Austin where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority....
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JoAnn Neal

January 19, 1932 - February 2, 2017

JoAnn Lane Neal, born January 19th, 1932 joined her Lord and Savior on February 2nd, 2017 at her home in Cedar Park, Texas. JoAnn was the second of six children born to Caroline Hannah Haley and J.R. Lane in Brownsville, Texas. JoAnn was raised in Laredo, Texas where she met her husband, Charlie R. Neal, Sr., at a U.S.O. dance. They were married on September 26, 1952 and produced three children...
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Rita Gorzycki

February 4, 1924 - January 31, 2017

Rita M. Gorzycki, age 92, died at home surrounded by her 2 daughters and 2 Granddaughters, of complications from Parkinson's and Dementia on January 31, 2017, in Austin, Texas.Rita was born on February 4,1924 in Frey, Louisiana, to parents Albert C. Fabacher and Barbara Schneider Fabacher. She graduated from Iota High School in 1941.Rita married DeCheil Joseph Castille in November 1941 and...
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Robert Malan

May 2, 1930 - January 31, 2017

Robert Malan (Bob), 86, of Austin, TX was taken home to be with our Lord and Savior on January 31, 2017. Bob was born on May 2, 1930 in Linn, Missouri. In 1951, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served as an electronics trainer. He attended college at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. After 8 years in the Air Force, he began a 42 year career with IBM as an Electrical...
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Jean Willis Carpenter

March 14, 1919 - January 28, 2017

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Dorothy F. Evans

September 18, 1927 - January 26, 2017

Dorothy Evans, 89, of San Antonio, Texas, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away on January 26, 2017. She led a courageous battle with cancer.Dorothy was born on September 18, 1927 in Weimar, Texas; the first of 3 children of Emil and Lottie Jalufka. Dorothy spent most of her formative years in Fayette County, Texas (Weimar, Holman, LaGrange). She married Chester...
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Joshuah Michael Sorenson

November 29, 1985 - January 22, 2017

Joshuah Michael Sorenson, 31, of Austin, Texas unexpectedly died at his home on January 22, 2017 due to complications with Diabetes. Josh was the son of Dennis and Lisa Sorenson and was born on November 29, 1985, in Anchorage, Alaska.Josh graduated from high school in Marquette Michigan where he had relocated in order to follow his love of hockey. He was very fortunate to have played on many...
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Sara Irene Silverman

December 6, 1937 - January 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Vicki L. McCall

September 4, 1952 - January 20, 2017

Vicki Lynn Monson McCall was born on September 4, 1952, in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The family moved to Chicago before they became transplanted Texans in the late 1950s. They settled in the Dallas-Fort Worth area where Vicki graduated from L. D. Bell High School in 1970.In 1974, Vicki earned her BA degree in English and Biology from the University of Texas where she also played French horn in the...
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Cody Quincy May

August 30, 1985 - January 20, 2017

Cody Q. May, 31, died January 19, 2017, in Lago Vista, Texas. Cody was born on August 30, 1985, in Center, Texas. He graduated from Center High School and continued his education at Princeton University, graduating in 2007. Cody is survived by his wife, Kimberly, and their seven children. He and his wife adopted eight children, Elijah, Justus, Zoe, Isaiah, Josiah, Eden, Freedom and Redemption....
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Jean Mary Chapman

October 17, 1939 - January 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Dean Edward Redman

August 6, 1950 - January 19, 2017

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Jimmie Joe Parker

November 9, 1931 - January 18, 2017

Jimmie Joe Parker, age 85, passed away on January 18, 2017. Jimmie was born on November 9, 1931 to Blueford and Zula Parker in Ulvade, Texas. Betty Jo his loving wife passed away on December 15, 1991. They met and courted at Aunt Pearl Café in Hondo, Texas. They were married there as well. Jimmie was a generous loving son, husband and father. A man who would offer you the shirt off his...
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Carolyn Elaine Barnes

August 4, 1945 - January 16, 2017

Carolyn Elaine Barnes (Schneider) 71 of Austin, Texas passed away Monday Jan 16, 2017. A private celebration with family and friends will be scheduled in the Spring. Carolyn Elaine Barnes was born August 4, 1945 in Rantoul, Illinois, a daughter of Paul and Erma (Funkhouser) Schneider. She married Ronald T. Barnes on July 25, 1966 in Rantoul, Illinois at The First United Methodist Church. He...
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Cathy Curlee Martin

November 2, 1946 - January 16, 2017

Cathy Curlee Martin, 70, of Austin entered into her heavenly father's arms on January 16, 2017 at Legend Oaks Healthcare Center in Austin, Texas. She led a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 2, 1946, in Sinton, Texas to Dr. Curtis Leo Curlee MD and Catherine Wood. She graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in Education and worked over 30 years with the Department...
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Oleta Nanny Long

June 15, 1931 - January 16, 2017

Oleta Ruth Long, 85, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 and is now free from the pain in this world and celebrating a new eternal life in Paradise. Nanny will be missed by the many friends and family who loved her deeply.Oleta was born June 15, 1931 in Llano, TX to Ernest and Della Brewer. She spent her childhood like any other girl growing up in a small Texas town. She loved to play...
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Patricia Dean Scales Henderson

April 9, 1937 - January 15, 2017

Patricia Dean Scales Henderson April 9, 1937 - January 15, 2017Our loving Mother Mrs. Patricia D. Scales Henderson was born in Austin, Texas to the late Llewellyn E. Scales Sr. and Nellie Mae Scales on April 9, 1937. She went on to be with the lord on January 15, 2017. At an early age, she joined Simpson United Methodist Church. She remained a member until her passing. She married the late...
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Joseph Leonard Kouri Crowley

December 19, 1943 - January 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Daniel Clay Blair

July 2, 1968 - January 14, 2017

Daniel Clay Blair, 48, passed away January 14, 2017 in Austin Texas. He was born July 2, 1968 in Dallas Texas to Charles Stephen "Steve" Blair and Carolyn Ann Blair. He graduated from Holland High School in 1986 and Park University in 2008 with a B.A. in Human Resources. He was in the United States Army as a Platoon Leader SPC. After serving his country Daniel worked at Work Force Solutions as...
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