Our Obituaries

Conrado Gonzales

May 8, 1932 - September 21, 2017

Conrado Gonzales (May 8, 1932-September 21, 2017)Conrado Gonzales died September 21, 2017 in Austin, TX. He was a humble, loving, and strong man of faith who was loved by all who knew him. Conrado was born in the spring of 1932 to Manuel Gonzales and Lucila Garza Gonzales on a ranch outside of Rio Hondo, TX in the Rio Grande Valley. He served honorably in the U.S. Army and, after being discharged...
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Israel D. Garcia

May 14, 1944 - September 17, 2017

Garcia Sr., Israel D.Garcia, Israel D., Sr., Age 73 of Austin, Texas passed away September 17, 2017. He is the son of Eufemia Garcia who survives him and who lives in McAllen, Texas. He was the husband of Alice Garcia who he married on September 18, 1999. Alice had four children who affectionately called Israel, "Dad". Those children are Diane I. Kromko, Christine M. Scott, Richard Muniz,...
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Margie Marie Corse

August 11, 1923 - September 17, 2017

Margie Marie Morgan Corse of Plano, Texas (formerly Austin, TX) passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 94. She was proceeded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Corse, her parents, Ben and Hattie Morgan, brother, Eugene Morgan and sisters, Elnora Cummins, Vivian Touchstone, Bobbie Smykal, and Lillie Cummings. Margie is survived by her son, Richard Corse of Dallas, his wife...
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Patricia Maxwell Haines

December 14, 1935 - September 17, 2017

Patricia Ann Maxwell Haines departed this life on September 17, 2017, after an extended illness. Born in 1935 in Lometa, Texas, Patricia moved to Austin in 1955 after marrying David Porter Haines. David and Patricia founded Haines Building Services and provided janitorial contracting for many years to large facilities including Tracor, Coca-Cola Bottling and the Texas Municipal League. ...
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Kenneth Romal Eppright

May 26, 1933 - September 15, 2017

Kenneth R. Eppright, 84, of Austin, Texas entered eternal rest of the evening of September 15, 2007 after an extended illness. He never lost his love for life, people, nor his faith in God. On May 26, 1933, he was born to Andrew and Lillie (Cockrell) Eppright. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Andrew and Lillie; one sister, Doris Hill; three brothers, Lewis Eppright, Benny Eppright and...
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Clifford Jerome Collins

May 3, 1966 - September 14, 2017

After a long illness, Clifford Collins passed away on September 14, 2017. Clifford was born on May 3, 1966 to Cliff and Ann Collins in Dallas, Texas.He graduated from McCallum High School in Austin, Texas in May of 1985. He enjoyed playing golf with the team and was involved in scouting. He graduated from Texas State Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Supermarket and Retail...
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Raymond M. Sanchez

July 30, 1926 - September 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Alfonso Munoz Mendoza

November 9, 1929 - September 13, 2017

Alfonso M Mendoza, age 87, was called home by our Heavenly Father on September 13, 2017. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his mother, Maria M Mendoza; his father, Arnulfo H Mendoza; and son, Oscar B Mendoza. He is survived by his loving wife, Evangelina B Mendoza; son, Danny B Mendoza (wife Teresa); daughter, Diana B Mendoza;...
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Debra Ann Taylor

October 3, 1955 - September 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Leah Guadalupe Avila

September 10, 2017 - September 10, 2017

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Janice Elaine Murry

June 6, 1956 - September 9, 2017

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Doris Rose Robinson

June 1, 1932 - September 9, 2017

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Barbara Jean Sanders

March 30, 1940 - September 9, 2017

Barbara Jean Sanders, known and loved as Austin's Hub Cap Annie, lost her battle with lung cancer on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the age of 77. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family. Barbara was born in Tennessee on March 30, 1940, to Roy Lee Sanders and Adeline (Humphrey) Sanders. She was the fifth of six children and is survived by four of her siblings, Mary Pritchett,...
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Mary Lou Louise Conelly

September 7, 1935 - September 8, 2017

Mary L. Connelly, 82, Temple, OKMary Louise Powell Connelly, a Temple Native and avid ballroom dancer, died in Austin, Texas, September 8, 2017, a day after her 82nd birthday.Mary Lou was born September 7, 1935, to Joseph Shular Powell and Ruby Elva Kennedy Powell in Walters, Oklahoma. She graduated from Temple High School in 1953 and worked at a bank in Wichita Falls, Texas, until she married...
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William Mac Orman

June 4, 1933 - September 8, 2017

William M. Orman died September 8, 2017 after a short illness. He was born June 4, 1933 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Bill served 26 years in the Air Force, retiring on January 1, 1980 as a Chief Master Sergeant on the Inspector General's staff. He then went on to remodel and build custom homes throughout Austin. In 1987 he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area continuing in this profession and...
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Lawrence Dean Butler

May 10, 1966 - September 7, 2017

Lawrence Dean Butler II, age 51, of Austin, Texas passed away on September 7, 2017. Lawrence was born on May 10, 1966 to Lawrence and Judith Butler in Ridgewood, NJ. He attended Southwest Texas State University where he received a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and he was on the Dean List. Lawrence married Cassandra Thi Butler on August 10, 2001, and he had a passion for classic cars and...
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Darlene Janice Robertson

July 28, 1943 - September 7, 2017

Darlene Robertson passed away on September 7, 2017, and is now with her son Carlos in the Kingdom of Heaven. She will be sorely missed by her husband Don, her family, beloved dogs, Chloe and Holly, and her numerous friends she loved so dearly.She is survived by daughter Cristina, her husband Todd and their children, Tayler, Todd and Ryan; daughter Michelle, her husband, Javier and their...
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Catherine Joy Penrose

January 7, 1925 - September 6, 2017

Catherine Joy Penrose 1925 - 2017, went to be with the lord on Wednesday September 06, 2017 At Silverado Memory Center in Buda, Texas. Joy Penrose was born in Taft, Texas on January 07, 1925 to Birdwell Cope and Catherine Davis. She is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters Betty Betezler and Joann Haynes. She was a florist and an interior designer as well as moving on to help her...
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Judith Mary Vrazel

January 5, 1927 - September 6, 2017

Judith "Judy" Vrazel passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the age of 90. She was born January 5, 1927, in Fayetteville, Texas, the second child and only daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Kovar. She grew up in the Fayetteville/Ellinger area where the family farmed during the Depression Years. She married Emil Vrazel on May 20, 1947, following his service in World War II. Emil and...
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Raymond Lee Urias

September 24, 1947 - September 2, 2017

Raymond Lee Urias 69, passed away on September 2, 2017 in his home in Austin TX. He was born in Austin TX on December 24, 1947 to Santana Castro Urias Jr. and Cloe Belle Beard. March 10, 1966 he enlisted in the Navy where he was places at the U.S. Naval Station Treasure Island in San Francisco, California. When he came home from the Navy he enjoyed being a mechanic. He was survived by his...
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Patrick Benedict Fitzpatrick

April 30, 1945 - September 2, 2017

Pat ("Papa Pickles") Fitzpatrick passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 while listening to the Notre Dame game at home surrounded by his family at the age of 72. Pat was born in Evanston, Illinois on April 30, 1945 at St. Francis Hospital. He attended Evanston Township High School and Wright College, before joining the United States Air Force in 1966. While in the military he met...
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James William Bradford

August 8, 1920 - September 1, 2017

James William Bradford, retired Col. U.S. Air Force, age 97 of Austin Texas, was called by our heavenly Father on Thursday, September 1, 2017. James "Buddy" Bradford, served in the Army Air Corp and then the United States Air Force from 1942-1970. He was a fighter pilot in the Pacific theater during WWII. Among his commendations, he was awarded the Legion of Merit for his service in Korea, and...
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Roberto Contreras

January 24, 1959 - August 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Willie F. Lambert

February 18, 1933 - August 28, 2017

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Shirley Maxine Sanders

June 29, 1936 - August 28, 2017

Shirley Sanders passed away peacefully, at her home in Austin, Texas on, August 28th, 2017 at the age of 81. Shirley is preceded in death by, her husband of 62 years, Wesley Sanders; father, Wilburn Drake; Mother, Vada Inez Dawson and Step father, Robert Dawson; and brother, Doyle Drake.Shirley is survived by her son, Butch Sanders and girlfriend, Diana Schmitt; daughter Vicki Sabatino Barnette...
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Linda Faye Menley

June 24, 1955 - August 28, 2017

Linda Faye Menley, age 62, of Austin, TX passed away on August 28, 2017 after battling cancer for 4 years. Linda was born to Wenston and Lucille Menley on June 24, 1955 in Georgetown, TX. Linda graduated from Lanier High School in 1973. She worked for Custom Book Bindery for 10 years. Linda loved to write short stories and she also loved animals especially cats and dogs. She is preceded in...
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John Farrar Martin

March 15, 1964 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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C.B. Francis

August 9, 1926 - August 26, 2017

C. B. Francis was born Cecil Bruce Francis, August 9, 1926 in Houston, Texas and departed this world August 26, 2017, shortly after celebrating his 91st birthday. When he was five years old he announced loudly to his Mother that he did not like the name Cecil or Bruce and she and his siblings were to call him C.B. from then on - and they and the rest of the world did! As a young sailor in World...
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Elma Gloria Hargrave

August 8, 1926 - August 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Brittany Jordan Gaona

November 7, 1992 - August 20, 2017

Brittany Jordan Gaona Nov 7, 1992-Aug 20, 2017 On August 20, 2017, our precious Brittany was called to her heavenly home. She was born in Austin, Texas on November 7, 1992 to proud parents Roslyn Caballero Gaona and Fidel Daniel Gaona. Brittany was a joy to all her family, she was a sweet, compassionate, loving child. She loved to share whatever she had. She loved her family and always kept in...
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Ma Te

March 1, 1980 - August 19, 2017

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Marc Dekirmandjian

April 25, 1972 - August 19, 2017

I am not here today to talk to you.I wish I could be. My life has been enriched by all who have touched me, helped me, supported me. I have had a great life, including my upbringing in Libertyville where I graduated high school, and then went on to Marquette University in Milwaukee.oh, the stories I could tell! As my life continued I had a fantastic voyage throughout the world, including my...
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J. T. Glass

November 19, 1924 - August 18, 2017

JT Glass died August 18, 2017 in Austin, Texas. He was born November 19, 1924 in Slaton, Texas to Frank and Grace Rogers Glass.After graduating, he served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Remey. In 1946, he was called back to duty on the USS Bayfield during the Korean Conflict. After serving his country, he worked for GSA. He retired in 1991. He was active at Sacred Heart Catholic...
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Joe Dominguez

October 20, 1955 - August 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Katherine Larson Sakewitz

February 1, 1926 - August 16, 2017

Katherine Larson Sakewitz (Kat), age 91, passed away on August 16, 2017 at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas.Katherine was born February 1, 1926, baptized April 13, 1926 and was confirmed at New Sweden Lutheran Church July 16, 1939. She attended Kimbro County School and graduated from Elgin High School in 1942. She attended Texas Lutheran Junior College and sang in the a cappella choir. ...
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Bill Rube Blackwell

April 5, 1937 - August 15, 2017

Bill Blackwell, age 80, passed away on August 15, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Bill was born on April 5, 1937 in Hedley, Texas to Rube and Laura Blackwell. He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1956. In 1973, he moved to Austin and accepted a position as a salesman and he did that for over 25 years.Bill was a great man and a loving father. He married Florence in 1956 and the couple have two...
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John B. Gest

September 11, 1947 - August 15, 2017

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Norma Elizabeth Cook

February 20, 1932 - August 14, 2017

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Leta Shoaf Nicholas

January 24, 1921 - August 12, 2017

Leta Belle Shoaf Nicholas was born in King, Texas on January 24, 1921 and passed away Saturday August 12, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents John Henry Shoaf and Mary Elizabeth Ray, her husband Eddie Nicholas and four sisters and one brother. She is survived by her son Ronald Nicholas and his wife Cindy Nicholas, her brother Robert (Bob) Shoaf as well as numerous nieces and nephews. ...
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Loyd Henry Ligon

May 7, 1928 - August 12, 2017

Loyd Henry Ligon, Jr., age 89, died on August 12, 2017 in Round Rock, Texas. He is survived by his son, Ronny and his wife Debbie, of Georgetown, Texas and his Grandson, Daniel and his wife, Bethany and their children, Skyler and Kasen of Round Rock, Texas. Loyd is also survived by his brother, Charles Ligon, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. Loyd was born...
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Roy Brown

January 17, 1958 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Mary O. Castañon

December 19, 1940 - August 9, 2017

Our beloved mother, Mary Olvera Castañon, age 76, went home to her Savior on August 9, 2017. The fourth of nine children, Mary was a native Austinite born December 19, 1940. She was graduated from Austin High School in 1959 and soon after married Andrew Castañon. Together they had four children Veronyca, Michael, Vivian and Valerie each of whom she was very proud. After over 30 years...
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Danny Ray Martin

March 12, 1934 - August 9, 2017

Danny Ray Martin, 83, of Austin, Texas died on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.He was born to the late Alvin Hampton and Beulah May Martin on March 12, 1934. Danny grew up in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from Hot Wells High School. He attended A&I University and served two years in the army before moving to Austin, Texas to open Capitol Bowl.While managing "The Bowl," Danny met Peggy Joyce...
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Betty S. Sippel

December 25, 1936 - August 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Cleo Lockwood Cox

October 26, 1940 - August 8, 2017

Cleo Lockwood Cox, 76, of Elgin Texas passed away on August 8, 2017. Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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George Anthony Phifer

January 6, 1929 - August 7, 2017

George Anthony Phifer of Austin, Texas passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 7, 2017 of heart issues after an extensive day of outside activities. He was 88 years of age. George was born January 6, 1929 to Mr. and Mrs. George E. Phifer (Annie Alice Malecki) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He left Wisconsin in 1946 to join the United States Army Air Corps. He served proudly and spoke often of...
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Elena C. Cruz

September 20, 1928 - August 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Mary Jane Winslow

April 19, 1918 - August 6, 2017

Winslow, Mary Jane. Mary Jane Winslow, age 99, passed on Sunday, August 6, after a short hospitalization due to complications from a fall. Mary Jane Winslow née Klein was born to Emile Ludwig Klein and Jane Gaffney Klein in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 19, 1918. She was married for 58 years to Allen "Al" Winslow who predeceased her. She is survived by her three children, Allen Winslow,...
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Robert A. Veach

July 21, 1931 - August 3, 2017

Robert A. Veach, age 86, passed away on August 3, 2017, in a local hospital.He was born on July 21, 1931 in Vienna, Illinois, to parents Robert Byron Veach and Zella Marie Harris Veach. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State in 1954 with a degree in Physical Science. In 1952, he signed a Baseball contract with the Pittsburg Pirates and accepted a position as a pitcher where he worked for four...
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Jannette Lou King

March 7, 1939 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Juan N. Franco

March 22, 1949 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Linda P. Perron

May 6, 1948 - August 1, 2017

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Sammy Ray Jones

September 14, 1959 - July 31, 2017

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George Melvin

February 16, 1929 - July 31, 2017

George Melvin, Jr., was born as the only child to Olga Mae Meade and George Melvin on February 16, 1929, in Paintsville, Kentucky. Growing up during the Great Depression, George and his family endured many hardships and learned to appreciate the simple values in life. At the age of 18, George answered the call to service and enlisted in the United States Air Force. George proudly served his...
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Georgia M. McClammy

February 13, 1932 - July 31, 2017

Georgia May McClammy, age 85, passed away on July 31, 2017 in Austin. Georgia was born on February 13, 1932 to George and Eunice Morton.Georgia was a great women and a loving mother. She married Jake McClammy in Synder, Texas and the couple had two children. She enjoyed bridge and any card game. Her family and friends will always remember her as a loving, kind person.Georgia is survived by her...
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Darrell Lynn Jones

April 7, 1964 - July 29, 2017

Darrell Lynn Jones was born in Austin, Texas on April 7, 1964 to Melvin Colvin and Dorothy Fisher (Cummings). Darrell professed Christ as his Savior early in life, and maintained his relationship with him throughout his life. Darrell was a strong, courageous, and independent man, who loved his mother and father with all his heart, and there is nothing he wouldn't do for either one of them. The...
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Aby Omar Ordonez-Rosales

July 4, 2017 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Alice B. Freytag

June 6, 1921 - July 29, 2017

Alice Freytag, 96 Alice Vacek Freytag died peacefully on July 29, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Alice was born June 6, 1921 to Emilie and Joseph Vacek in the Czech farming community of Kovar, Texas. She married Anton (Tony) Freytag in 1942. Until Tony's sudden death in 1966, she was a homemaker, raising five children. She then went to work as Cafeteria Manager at Sacred Heart School. She retired from...
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Daniel Ariel Castillo

July 28, 2017 - July 28, 2017

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Gladys E. Blakeslee

July 31, 1912 - July 28, 2017

Gladys Elnora Rosalie Youngbloom Blakeslee, 104, of Austin, Texas passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017. She was born on July 31, 1912 in Georgetown, Texas to Carl Wesley Youngbloom and Elnora Anderson Youngbloom. Gladys grew up in Round Rock and was the oldest of nine children. She graduated from Round Rock High School in 1929.After high school, she went to work at the Bakery at the University...
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Tyler McCann Goff

January 19, 1983 - July 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Majid Hemmasi

July 31, 1957 - July 26, 2017

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Dena Sue Hardin

March 6, 1947 - July 26, 2017

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Leigh Zalic Naftolin

December 29, 1936 - July 26, 2017

Leigh Z. Naftolin passed away on July 26, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Born December 29, 1936 in Baltimore, MD., he was raised in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Leigh attended the University of Western Ontario where he received both his Bachelor of Science degree in 1959 and his Doctoral Degree of Medicine in 1963. He practiced Family Medicine for 12 years in London, Ontario where he was very...
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Ravindra Venkatrao

November 3, 1925 - July 26, 2017

Ravi Venkatrao , aged 91, passed away on July 26, 2017 in Austin, Texas. He is survived by his wife Zarina; daughters Ayesha and Rishma;son Anil; granddaughters Gitanjali and Chandra Mukhi;grandson Anand and great granddaughter Shera Day Shanta.
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Margaret Bowden Lively

February 2, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Margaret Janice Dutton Bowden Lively died on July 23, 2017. She was born in Knox City, Texas in 1923 to John Greenhill Dutton and Alice Elizabeth Howard. A child of the depression, Margaret learned the art of "making do" as well as the value of hard work and frugality. She started her higher education at Hardin Simmons University where she met and married Jeff Bowden. After World War II, they...
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Ignacio Loredo

May 7, 1934 - July 23, 2017

Ignacio "Nacho" Loredo, 83, of Austin, was called home to heaven on July 23, 2017. Born to Paula Sanchez Loredo and Eleuterio Loredo in Bastrop on May 7, 1934, Ignacio was known as "Nacho" or "Nash" to those who knew him. He graduated from Austin High School and went on to serve in the army. Soon after, he began his entrepreneurial career in real estate and truss business. He is preceded in death...
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Christine Sherrill

May 13, 1929 - July 21, 2017

Lillian Christine Smith Sherrill, 88, entered her heavenly home on July 21, 2017. She was born May 13, 1929 in Austin, Texas, the third of five children born to Stephen Joel and Lela Mae Lyons Smith. Christine didn't always have life easy. Growing up, her family moved frequently, and she attended numerous elementary schools, Fulmore and Allen Jr High, and Austin High School. Her dresses were...
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Craig Ray Cherico

December 3, 1957 - July 21, 2017

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Leo L. Schaaf

October 9, 1947 - July 20, 2017

Leo L. Schaaf (Doc)Leo L. Schaaf (Doc) passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 suddenly at his home. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on October 9, 1947 to Leo and Treva Schaaf. Lee graduated from Highland High School in Chesterfield, Indiana in May 1966. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Navy. His basic training was in San Diego, Ca. and graduated a corpsman. Lee received orders to Vietnam in...
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Dennis Keith Ceder

May 30, 1953 - July 20, 2017

Dennis Ceder entered the presence of the Lord Jesus at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 20th, 2017. He was ushered into heaven with his three beloved sons and his cherished wife of 43 years surrounding him. He was 64 years old, having arrived on earth on May 30th, 1953. Dennis was the only child of his late father Rubert Ceder and his adored mother Lillie Ceder. He is survived by the love of his life...
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David Muñoz

January 30, 1938 - July 19, 2017

Lifelong Premont resident David Muñoz, 79, passed away on July 19, 2017, the result of unexpected complications that arose after surgery. He spent his last days in Round Rock, Texas, where he was taken to be closer to his loved ones. Muñoz, who was a 1956 Premont High School graduate and a former Marine, retired from the United States Postal Service in 1992 after a 36-year career. He...
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Santos Villarreal Ruiz

September 3, 1940 - July 18, 2017

Ruiz, Santos V. SR. Santos V. Ruiz, 76. Our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend; was called to his eternal resting place on July 18, 2017.He entered this world on September 3, 1940 in San Marcos TX. ; born to Pedro Ruiz and Lydia Villarreal. He was predeceased by his eldest daughter Cynthia R. Torrez and grandson Steven R. Fabian. He is survived by his...
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Carol Ann Coles Tonn

July 21, 1946 - July 18, 2017

Carol Ann Coles was born on July 21,1946 in Jennings, Louisiana. She grew up in Welsh, Louisiana, first on the farm, enjoying the outdoors with her older sister, Mary Lee, and then became a "city" girl, when her family built a house in town. She was a cheerleader, the Homecoming Queen, and graduated from Welsh High school in 1964. Despite growing up in 2 very small towns just 10 miles apart,...
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Miguel Angel Quixtan-Rodriguez

September 8, 2011 - July 18, 2017

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Uhland Samuel Abbett

July 21, 1917 - July 17, 2017

Uhland S. Abbett was born in McCoy, TX on July 21, 1917 to Otis and Catherine Abbett. Uhland passed away July 17, 2017.Margie A. Abbett was born in Pflugerville, TX on March 27, 1923 to Wilson and Ora Lee Aten. Margie passed away July 1, 2017.Uhland and Margie married July 20, 1940 and would have celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary July 20, 2017. They are survived by son, Harvey S and wife...
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Wayne Lesser

January 21, 1949 - July 17, 2017

It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father, Wayne Lesser. His conversation, kindness, and love will be dearly missed by all. A memorial service will be held at Temple Beth Shalom in Austin, TX at 2pm on Friday, August 11, 2017.In place of sending flowers, please consider making a donation to the Keewaydin Foundation, at 950 West Shore Rd,...
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Thinh Van Truong

August 24, 1933 - July 17, 2017

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David Ralph Myers

January 29, 1958 - July 15, 2017

Born January 29, 1958, David Ralph Myers was just 59 when he passed away July 15, 2017, at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, of Leukemia. His loss has been a great blow to his children, Shannon and Patrick Myers, as well as his many friends throughout the world.David will be remembered at a Liturgy on August 6, 2017, at Our Lady's Maronite Catholic Church, 1320 East 51st Street, Austin,...
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Grace Noreen Rust Farris

July 13, 1927 - July 15, 2017

Grace Noreen Rust FarrisJuly 13, 1927- July 15, 2017Grace Noreen Rust Farris, 90, went home to be with her Lord on July 15, 2017. She was born on July 13, 1927 in the New Sweden community. She was one of six children born to the late Anton and Julia Rust. When she was fourteen, she worked in a University of Texas dormitory kitchen. In the summer of her junior and senior year of high school,...
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Dolores Arline Paris

June 21, 1926 - July 13, 2017

Dolores Arline Paris, age 91, died on July 13, 2017, in Austin, Texas.Dolores Paris was born on June 21, 1926 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, to parents John F. Smith and Sarah Margret Smith.She married the love of her life, Philip N. Paris, on November 25, 1948 and they were blessed to have Angelica Mary Paris as their daughter.She loved taking cruises with her husband, Phil, and sister-in-law,...
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Raymundo Meza

March 28, 1933 - July 12, 2017

Raymundo (Raymond) Meza passed away peacefully in his sleep July 12th, 2017, in Fayetteville, Arkansas.Raymond was born in Eagle Pass, Texas on March 28th, 1933, to Jose Meza and Librada (Rodriguez) Meza. He was a lively, athletic child, as comfortable playing with his friends in the streets of Eagle Pass as he was across the Mexican border in Piedras Negras. While in junior high, he worked for...
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Richard Daniel Preston

October 19, 1941 - July 12, 2017

Richard Daniel Preston, 75, died July 12, 2017 due to complications after a stroke.Richard was born October 19, 1941 to Ennis Preston and Dolora Crane Preston in Edgewood, TX. His youth was spent as an army dependent which gave him the opportunity to live all over the world. He graduated from high school in Heidelberg, Germany.Richard graduated from Baylor University with a BS in Geology. After...
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Jack Donald Costa

August 24, 1927 - July 9, 2017

Jack was born and raised in Houston, Texas where upon after graduating from Reagan High School in May 1945, he had is mother sign the necessary papers so he could enlist in the Marine Corps at the age of 17. After his U.S.M.C. discharge in December 1947, he returned to Houston and started a 30 year career with Southwestern Bell (AT&T), beginning as a Lineman and retiring as an Engineer. ...
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Rebecca S. Graves

March 17, 1929 - July 8, 2017

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John T. Lancaster

April 2, 1930 - July 8, 2017

John Thomas Lancaster, 87, of Austin passed away on July 8, 2017. He was born April 2, 1930 in Pyatt, Arkansas. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Catherine Lancaster; sister Mary Walton; sons Mike Lancaster and wife Chris Berry, Pat Lancaster and wife Jo; grandsons Rickey Sawyer, Danny Lancaster and wife Katie, and Austin Lancaster and wife Sarah; and great grandsons Jacob Sawyer and...
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Forest G. Hill

October 22, 1919 - July 7, 2017

Forest G. Hill died July 7th at the age of 97. Born in Star, Texas, he was raised on a farm in Goldthwaite. He attended a one-room schoolhouse and left home to attend UT with a $100 in his pocket. In college, met his wife Helen Shudde whom he married in 1943. He ran for the UT track team and was a lifelong runner. He served in the Army Air Corps and after WWII, earned his doctorate from Columbia...
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Doris Jean Ellison

August 13, 1935 - July 5, 2017

On July 5, 2017, Doris Jean (DJ) Ellison of Austin, Texas, age 81, went to live eternally with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was born in 1935 in Oak Hill and lived her entire life in the area. She was raised in the Baptist Church and at an early age discovered her many godly talents, including playing the piano. She played the piano and organ for over 30 years at that same church...
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Helen Susan Bashara

March 22, 1922 - July 4, 2017

Helen Johns Bashara was born on March 22, 1922 in Williamson County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Bashara Jr. and son, Bill Bashara. She is survived by her son, Chuck, Mike (Gloria) and Jerry (Linda) as well her grandkids and great-grandkids. She was affectionately known as Mom, Grandma and Pris. Visitation with the family will be from 3:00-5:00 PM, on Sunday, July, 9, 2017...
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David Harley Gouchenouer

June 28, 1953 - July 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Margie Abbett

March 27, 1923 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Jeanne Margaret Ozmun

March 12, 1929 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Joe F. Honovich

December 20, 1929 - June 29, 2017

Joe was born to Austrian parents, Joe Honovich and Katherine Kenul, in what was once known as Fiume, Italy. While working on a cargo freighter, his father jumped ship in Louisiana, became a citizen, and later returned with his wife, Katherine and son Joe, to settle in Shreveport. Joe grew up in a home behind the family restaurant and tavern with his sister Ann Marie and his brother Dan. As a ...
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Lonzo Felan

November 17, 1943 - June 29, 2017

Alonzo "Lonzo" Felan, of Austin, Texas, passed away on June 29, 2017. Born on November 17, 1943 in Bertram, Texas, Lonzo grew up playing the game he loved most- baseball. He particularly loved playing for the Bertram Red Sox.On February 2, 1963, he married, Lori (Cordova) and together they had 3 children- Tim, Christy, and Jennifer. Lonzo went on to coach several softball teams for family and...
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Herman D. Langbehn

September 22, 1950 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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Susan Walchak

February 2, 1953 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Austin, Texas.
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A.M. M. Woodward, Jr.

August 21, 1920 - June 25, 2017

A.M. (Woody) Woodward Jr.Woody Woodward, 96, passed away on June 25th 2017 in Hoschton Georgia. He was born August 21, 1920 in Jarrell, Texas to A.M. and Lola Woodward. He enlisted in the US Army on October 8, 1940. In the 71 Signal Corp in World War II he served in Algeria-French Morocco, Sicily, Naples-Fogia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Central Europe, and Rhineland. Following victory in...
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Ivory Lee Wheeler Scott

May 5, 1924 - June 25, 2017

Rev. Ivory Lee Wheeler Scott, 93, passed away on June 25, 2017 in Austin, Texas. She was born on May 5, 1924 in Cameron, Texas to Jodie and Pollie Wheeler. Visitation with the family will be Friday, June 30, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 PM at Cook Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78752. A funeral is scheduled for 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Grant A.M.E. Worship Center,...
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Patrick Nicholas Daman

November 28, 1948 - June 25, 2017

Patrick Nicholas Daman was called home to be with the Lord on June 25, 2017. He was born on November 28, 1948 in Dallas, Texas to parents, J. Eugene Daman and Margaret Anne (Tucker) Daman.Pat was outgoing and friendly and was the world's best greeter, always with an outstretched hand looking to give a friendly handshake. He brought joy to everyone he met. He liked going on outings and to the...
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Lou Ann Hanen Gouchenouer

September 24, 1962 - June 25, 2017

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