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Margaret Uriegas

June 11, 1937 - December 15, 2018

Margaret Uriegas, age 81, born June 11, 1937 and passed December 15, 2018. Margaret was born in Austin, Texas. She is best known for her activism and commitment to the Austin and Travis County area. In 1970, she worked for the Austin Housing Authority overseeing three city housing projects: Santa Rita Courts, Chalmers Court, and Booker T. Washington Terrace. In 1983 Margaret was the first...
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Beatrice Davila

December 5, 1956 - December 7, 2018

Beatrice Davila, 62, Austin, TX, passed away on December 7, 2018. She was a long time Austin, TX resident, a hairdresser, and was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Beatrice is survived by her siblings, Lillie Baldovino, Rosa Guzman, Chris Guzman, Jessie Guzman, Alice Davila, Dora Davila, Richard Davila, Sylvia Hernandez; several nieces, nephews; her loving son, Frank Davila and wife...
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Robert Harold Brown

July 19, 1933 - December 4, 2018

Retired LTJG, US Navy, Robert (Bobby) H. Brown , Sr., 85, formerly from Ashdown, Arkansas, passed away peaceful on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Bobby was born on July 19, 1933, to Harold and Virginia Brown. Bobby moved to Texarkana, Arkansas, attending Texarkana High School through his sophomore year where he was a star varsity football player. The family then moved to Ashdown, Arkansas...
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Ethel M. Cooke

October 29, 1921 - December 3, 2018

Ethel M Cooke, deceased December 3, 2018, passed peacefully while surrounded by family. She is preceded in death by her husband William R. Cooke, Lt Col,USAF Retired; and survived by her adult children Lorraine C. Bowman of Austin, Ronald A. Cooke of Lewisville, and Richard K. Cooke and Michael A. Cooke of San Antonio. Services at a later date.
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Cecil "Pete" Impson , Jr.

January 30, 1929 - November 29, 2018

Retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant Cecil "Pete" Impson Jr. was called home on November 29th, while surrounded by his loved ones. Pete was an honorable man, a proud one. A great family man that loved until his heart sang; he was loved by many. He spent his lifetime building a legacy of family and love, there was never anything greater. Never was a stranger met or crossed his path; he loved...
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David Edward Vela

June 5, 1958 - November 28, 2018

David Edward Vela age 60 of Austin, Texas went to be with the Lord on November 28, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Cortinas Vela; sister, Joann V. Guerra. David is survived by his daughters, Erica Raquel Vela, Stephanie Marie Vela, Crystal Ann Vela; parents, Santiago and Gloria Vela of San Diego, Texas; sisters, Vera Ortiz and husband Albert, Gloria A. Vela and Roy Ortiz;...
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Earl Farrell Wilburn

November 18, 1936 - November 22, 2018

Earl Farrell Wilburn, 82, of Austin, Texas, left this world on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Bastrop, Texas. We will miss him dearly. The viewing will be at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home 2620 South Congress, Austin, Texas 78704 on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Graveside Service will be at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd. San Antonio,...
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Rudolph Rudy Castro

January 14, 1960 - November 22, 2018

Our dearly loved Rudolph "Rudy" P. Castro, Age 58, was peacefully called to rest on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, he took pride in himself, his home and his family. He was a hardworking provider—a salesman at heart and enjoyed the entrepreneurial hustle. He will be remembered by his unique sense of humor and playful demeanor. He was a jokester and loved...
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Rex Leonard Reitz

November 27, 1927 - November 21, 2018

Rex was born an only child in Coffeeville, Kansas to father Clayton B. Reitz and mother Jesse A. Davis. His adult life started at the University of Texas with his Kappa Sig brothers whom he shared a lifetime of deep, loving friendship. Also, while at UT, cruising through Dirty Martin's parking lot he met the love of his life, his wife of 30 years and ex-wife of 37 years, Mary Ann Alexander...
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Rowe DeHay Caldwell, Jr.

December 6, 1932 - November 18, 2018

Rowe DeHay Caldwell, Jr. was born on December 6, 1932 and passed away November 18, 2018 He is preceded in death by his parents – Rowe & Myrtle Caldwell, his siblings Myrtle Fay Weaver, Patricia Roberts, Laura Zuella White, Henry (Denny) Caldwell & Jim Caldwell. He is survived by his wife, Janelle Caldwell; his 4 children – Mike Caldwell & wife Joy of Bryan; Karen Caldwell of Huntsville,...
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LeAnna H. Johnson

October 3, 1947 - November 17, 2018

LeAnna Holloway Johnson, 71, loved by family and friends, passed away Saturday morning at her home. She leaves behind a brother, Jack; sister, Jeri (Jim); son, Darrell (Kimberly); grandsons, Darrell Ray and Christian Tye; great-granddaughter, Brinley. She will be deeply missed. We love you LeAnna. Visitation held from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish South...
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Jeffrey G. McGuire

October 6, 1962 - November 16, 2018

Jeffery Gene McGuire, 56, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 16th, 2018. Jeff was born on Oct. 6, 1962, to Lieselotte Schrimb McGuire and Charles McGuire in Moetsch near Bitburg, Reinland-Pflaz, Germany. They lived in Appenheim, Germany. After an accident claimed his father's life, his mother moved the family to Grand Island, Nebraska a year later with her three...
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Raymond Montana Huerta

August 24, 1935 - November 6, 2018

Raymond Montana Huerta, 83, our loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend was called to join our Heavenly Father on November 6, 2018. Born August 24, 1935 to Frank and Alice Huerta. Raymond the youngest of his large family, was born and raised in Austin, Texas and was happy to raise his family here as well. Raymond was predeceased by two children, Raymond Huerta, and Alfred Huerta and...
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Guadalupe "Tia Lupe" Sedillo

July 3, 1963 - November 6, 2018

Our beloved Guadalupe "Tia Lupe" Sedillo, age 55, of Austin entered into eternal rest with the Lord on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents Louis Espinoza Sedillo and Oralia Gonzales Sedillo. She is survived by her beloved daughter, Amanda Nicole Sedillo; her 11 siblings; John Sedillo and wife Hundy, Dolores Ramon, Helen Ramon, Mary Ann Sedillo, Alesia Gamboa...
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Douglas Elwain "D.E." Crumley

March 19, 1921 - November 4, 2018

Douglas Elwain (D.E.) Crumley, 97, resident of Buda, passed away on November 4, 2018 at home. He was born to Euell Crumley (23) and Prudie Killebrew Crumley (21) on March 19,1921 in Teck, TX. D.E. grew up around Haynie Flats in the Spicewood area and along Crumley Ranch Road in Dripping Springs with five siblings. D.E. met Nova Jane (Babe) Bond and they married on May 26, 1943. They were married...
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Gomecindo "Bill" Gutierrez

June 27, 1962 - November 3, 2018

Gomecindo "Bill" Gutierrez, age 56 of Austin, Texas passed away on November 3, 2018. His sister, Juliet Fuentes, precedes him in death. Bill is survived by his daughter, April Castaneda; son, Jose Gutierrez; grandchildren, Anna and James Handsel, Ricky and Aiden Castaneda, Joey and Emerie Gutierrez; parents, Santos and Gumecindo Gutierrez; sister, Dora Young and husband Don, Anna Zuniga and...
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Daniel Guerra

November 6, 1962 - November 2, 2018

Our beloved Daniel Guerra was born on Nov 6, 1962 to Raymond and Mary Guerra. He was called home by our Heavenly Father on Friday, November 2, 2018. Daniel is survived by his parents, Raymond and Mary Guerra; his daughters, Crystal Glaze(Ross) and Sarah White; his newborn grandson, Reed Atlas Glaze; his siblings, John L. Guerra, Linda Guerra(Lorenzo) Jeannette Trujillo, Raymond Guerra Jr, ,...
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Richard Lee Johnson

June 23, 1932 - October 31, 2018

Richard Lee Johnson was born June 23, 1932, in Austin, Texas. He went to meet the Lord on October 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He passed to the other side peacefully with those he loved most close by his side. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Nettie Johnson; siblings, Melvin Johnson, Tommie Hill, Eugene Johnson; and one son, Terry Lee Johnson. Richard is survived by...
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Jessie Ann Buel, DVM

November 20, 1959 - October 27, 2018

Dr. Jessie Ann Buel, DVM, Austin, Texas, left this life on Saturday, October 27, 2018. She was born November 20, 1959, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, the daughter of Brigadier General (ret) Charles J. and Nancy L. Buel. Jessie grew up as an "Army Brat" and moved many times during her father's career, attending many different schools and living in several other countries, but she never...
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Judy L Gillean Blair

March 14, 1944 - October 22, 2018

Judy L Gillean Blair was born Judy L Gillean in Paris, Texas on March 14, 1944. The eldest of two daughters to parents Dorothy and Roscoe L Gillean. After spending her early childhood in Stamford, Texas she moved to Big Spring, Texas in 1954. After Big Spring HS, she left home to attend then Southwest Texas State University. In 1967 she married Stephen Blair, also from Big Spring, and...
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Marjorie Ellen Janosek

July 15, 1927 - October 22, 2018

Marjorie Ellen Janosek passed away on October 22, 2018 in Cedar Park, Texas at the age of 91. She was born and grew up in Strawn, Texas. She met her husband Louis at a USO dance after the war. As Louis completed his military service they settled in Austin in 1962. Mrs. Janosek began her civic life in South Austin when she and her husband moved to Sherwood Oaks in 1963, living just north of St....
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Dorothy Mae Swenson

January 31, 1918 - October 16, 2018

Dorothy Walker Swenson passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised on a farm at Weir, Texas. Her father was Charlie Walker and her mother was Bertha Keese Walker. She was the 2nd child out of 4 living children. She has been residing at Legend Oaks facility and we want to thank that facility for the loving care that she received. Dorothy...
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Joseph R. Gibson

September 16, 1926 - October 13, 2018

Joseph R. Gibson, 92, passed away peacefully, October 13, 2018 at the Live Oak Estates, Austin, Texas. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on September 16, 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Glover, Missouri. He moved back to St. Louis to attend Central High School and upon his 18th birthday in 1944, he enlisted in the US Army and became an infantry soldier in the WWII fighting in Europe. ...
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Rachel LaFuente Hernandez

May 18, 1925 - October 13, 2018

Rachel LaFuente Hernandez, 93, a lifelong Austin resident, passed into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on October 13, 2018. She was born in Austin on May 18, 1925, to Amelia and Henry LaFuente. She married her soul mate Rudy Hernandez on December 5, 1941 and they had five children. Rachel was a loving and devoted wife and mother who cherished her family and believed they were...
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Frank V. Granado

April 2, 1922 - October 12, 2018

Frank V. Granado, 96, husband of the late Elvira Granado, died peacefully on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Brookdale Westlake Hills in Austin, Texas. Born on April 2, 1922 in Lockhart, Texas, he was the son of the late Florentina and Porfirio Granado. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II and received the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantry Badge, and an honorable discharge in 1946. He was...
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Richard "Rick" "Papu" T. Aleman

September 6, 1953 - October 9, 2018

Richard "Rick" "Papu" T. Aleman, age 65 of Austin, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. He was born on Sunday, September 6, 1953 to Manuel and Phyllis Teran Aleman in Austin, Texas. He attended elementary school at Our Lady of Guadalupe through the 8th grade, then graduated from A.S. Johnston High School. Rick was employed with IRS as an accountant. Loved his football teams his #1...
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William E. Hebel

March 14, 1929 - October 8, 2018

William E. "Bill" Hebel, US Navy Retired, age 89 of Austin, Texas passed away on October 8, 2018. His son, Travis Powell, preceded him in death. William is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Gussie Kuhn Hebel; sons, Alan Powell and wife Ann; Mark Hebel; daughter, Marie Hebel; grandchildren, Kiana and Hannah Powell and Jessica Hebel; and dearest friend, Capt. Joseph Pepper, US Navy...
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Helen "Granny" Villegas

August 10, 1921 - October 8, 2018

Helen "Granny" Villegas went to Our Lord on Monday, October 8, 2018. She was 97 years of age when she passed. Helen was born in Matagorda, Texas on August 10, 1921 to Santana Cortez and Maria Ignacia De La Garza Cortez. Helen went to Boling High school in the Coastal region. She went on to attend Southwest Texas State, where she met the love of her life, Victor Villegas. Helen was a teacher,...
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Adella G. Jimenez

November 9, 1953 - October 5, 2018

Adella G. Jimenez age 64 was born in Austin, Texas on November 9, 1953 and passed away on October 5, 2018 Preceded in death by her father; two brothers; and one sister. Adella is survived by her husband, Joe Jimenez; son, Adam Ray Guerrero, Jr.; two grandchildren; four sisters; two brothers; several nieces and nephews. Rosary 7:00 pm Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home...
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William "Alex" Graham

October 27, 1994 - October 3, 2018

William "Alex" Graham, 23, of Cedar Creek, Texas, died October 3, 2018 as the result of a pedestrian, vehicle accident. He was born October 27, 1994 in Elko, Nevada, the son of William and Linnette (McFadden) Graham. He attended Yukon Schools and graduated from Yukon High School. He went on to graduate with Honors from Austin Community College in 2018 with a degree in Computer Science. Alex...
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Baldemar "Baldo" Maldonado

June 22, 1936 - October 3, 2018

Baldemar "Baldo" Maldonado of Austin passed away after a battle with cancer on Wednesday October 3, 2018. Baldemar was born on June 22, 1936 in Kenedy, Texas. Baldemar joins his parents, Matias and Jila Maldonado; his grandson, Aaron Rodriguez; and his son-in-law, Rick Rodriguez. Baldemar is survived by his wife, Estela Maldonado; his children, Ernest Maldonado (Angie), Mary Ann Rodriguez,...
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Michael Lewis Debbs

February 14, 1959 - September 29, 2018

Michael Lewis Debbs age 59 of Austin passed away September 27, 2018. His daughter, Angelina Nicole Debbs, preceded him in death. Michael is survived by his son, Patrick Debbs; three brothers; one sister; and his mother, Mary Ann Debbs. Memorial Service 1:00 pm Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress.
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James A. Davis, Jr.

July 3, 1930 - September 28, 2018

James A. Davis, Jr. born in Henly, TX July 3, 1930 passed September 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Frances Davis and is survived by four daughters, Sharon Atkinson, Debbie Roberts (husband Gordon Roberts), Cathy Davis (husband Scott Kvapil), Brenda Sours (husband Bob Sours), & stepdaughter Becky Harper (husband Bobby Harper), 14 grandchildren & 22 great grandchildren. ...
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Lela Marie Oestrick

December 21, 1937 - September 28, 2018

Lela Marie Oestrick, age 80, of Horseshoe Bay, TX passed away September 28, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and siblings. Lela is survived by son, David and Dee Ann; son, Jackie and Donna; daughter, Cindy; brother, Johnny Bean and Annie; brother, Danny Sconci; sister, Beverly Miller; seven grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. Lela retired from the IRS in...
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Joseph Michael Diaz

July 28, 1979 - September 26, 2018

Joseph Michael Diaz age 39 of Kyle, Texas earned his wings on September 26, 2018. His grandparents, Joe D. and Mary F. Diaz, Virgil and Janice McElroy precede him in death. John Michael is survived by his parents, father, Joe Diaz Jr. and partner, Sonia Garfias; mother, Tamara K. Diaz; sister, Victoria R. Diaz; aunts, Dee Lopez and husband David, Esther Lafuente and husband Michael, Juanita...
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Jerome James Henzen

July 25, 1936 - September 25, 2018

Jerome James Henzen, age 82 of Rockne, Texas passed away September 25, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley. Jerome is survived by his son, Chris. Rosary - Monday, October 1, 2018 – 7:30 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4045 FM 535, Bastrop, Texas 78602. Rosary – Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00 pm at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress, Austin,...
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Charles Jack Dye

August 29, 1928 - September 25, 2018

Charles Jack Dye, age 90 of Austin, Texas, formerly of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away September 25, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and siblings. Charles is survived by his daughters, Vicky Ellis, Toni Stevens and her husband Michael; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation for Charles will be on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from...
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James Robert Winkler

February 25, 1957 - September 23, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of James Robert Winkler announce his passing on Sunday, September 23, 2018. James Winkler was born in Austin on February 25, 1957. He will be remembered by his children, James Robert Winkler II and Jessica Shae Goodman; parents, Charles Edward Winkler and Ella Elaine Winkler; grandchildren, Charles Edward Winkler, Amelia James Winkler, Isabelle...
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Octavio S. Flores, Jr.

December 5, 1930 - September 22, 2018

Octavio S. Flores Jr. 87, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away on Saturday September 22, 2018 at his home in Austin Texas.' Beto ' was born to Octavio and Fannie Flores on December 5, 1930 in McAllen, Texas. He joined the U.S. Army in 1947 and served in South Korea Vietnam, Germany, Chicago, El Paso Texas, Panama, and San Antonio, Texas where he met and married Hettie June Anderson who was a...
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Geraldine "Gerry" Anna Laier

September 30, 1922 - September 20, 2018

Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Geraldine Anna Laier, 95, passed on September 20, 2018 in Austin, Texas. She was born on September 30, 1922 in a small town in East Texas- New Dime Box, to Julius and Clara Polansky. She was second oldest of four children. Known to all as Gerry, she excelled at sports, music and attended Sam Houston State Teacher's College where she...
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Sue Cooper Davis

January 21, 1928 - September 19, 2018

DAVIS, Sue Cooper of Mart, Texas, died Wednesday, September 19th, at the age of 90. She was born in Alvarado, TX on January 21, 1928, daughter of the late Connie Cooper and Charles Cooper. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jack Davis, and brother, Bob Cooper. Sue is survived by her son, Phil Davis and wife, Erin, of Horseshoe Bay, Texas, son Clayton Davis and wife, Sandy...
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Rosa Vega

October 19, 1930 - September 19, 2018

Our beloved mother, sister, grandmother, Rosa Vega, 87 of Austin, Texas passed away on September 19, 2018. She was born on October 19, 1930 in Hidalgo, Texas. She married Miguel L. Vega on February 24, 1949 in Harlingen, Texas until his death February 14, 2016. She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing for family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Cruz Valenzuela...
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Bill Getchell

September 15, 2018

Bill Getchell "The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination." John Bingham Dear family and friends, It is with a heavy heart we announce the untimely death of our beloved Bill Getchell. Bill passed away unexpectedly on September 15th doing what he's always loved, running. Bill touched many people with his...
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MacKenzie Beatriz Ramirez

September 13, 2018 - September 13, 2018

MacKenzie Beatriz Ramirez was born on September 13, 2018 and passed September 13, 2018. Her parents, Amanda Nieto and Mario Ramirez; brothers, Jose Urbina, Noel Urbina, Maverick Ramirez; maternal grandparents, Ana Arroyo and Tom Nieto; paternal grandparents, J. Guadalupe Ramirez and Guillermina Peralta; several aunts and uncles survive her. Recitation of the Holy Rosary 10:00 am on Friday,...
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Ray Allen Chatterton

October 17, 1935 - September 12, 2018

Ray Allen Chatterton age 82 of Austin formerly of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida passed away September 12, 2018 surrounded by family. Ray was born October 17, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio to Lloyd and Vera Chatterton. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio where he attended Shaker Schools. He loved to share memories of owning his first car at age 14, a 1936 Plymouth, followed by a 1940 Ford Coup. It was...
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Jean Marie Velasquez

May 17, 1941 - September 10, 2018

Jean Marie Velasquez age 77 of Austin, passed away on September 10, 2018. Mrs. Velasquez is survived by her husband of 57 years, Roy Velasquez, Jr.; daughter, Teresa and her daughter, Sophia; son, Roy III and his children, Candace, Roy and Zachary; son, Steven and wife Tracy and their children, Malia and Marisela; and her three beloved sisters. Recitation of the Holy Rosary 7:00 pm on...
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Benny "Jr." Pitts

January 30, 1953 - August 30, 2018

MSgt (ret) Benny Fletcher Pitts Jr, son of the late Benny F. Pitts Sr. and Charlene Hart was born January 30, 1953 in Vernon, Texas. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Virginia Storey, Gloria Pitts, Charles Band; daughters, Camille Cherry and Deedra Owens. He was united in holy matrimony to Carol Elaine Howell in November of 2007. Benny heard the call of duty to his...
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Stephen Davis

January 24, 1950 - August 26, 2018

Austin lost a great friend and benefactor on Sunday, August 26, with the passing of Stephen ("Steve") Lewis Davis, aged 68. The son of subcontractor Lewis Davis and homemaker Lucille Davis (née Stanley) of Houston, Steve developed the gumption and grit early on that helped him become successful later in life. While working full time during both high school and college, Steve joined forces...
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Gertrudes "Daisy" Thurman

November 25, 1954 - August 22, 2018

Gertrudes "Daisy" Caldeo Thurman was born on November 25 of 1954 in Manila, Philippines. She passed on August 22 of 2018. She is the daughter of Feliciano Caldeo and Magdalena De Joseph, both of the Philippines. Daisy, as she was known, was many things to list. She was a loving wife, a dear friend to many, and a joyful coworker. She had a short bout with lung cancer, but she was upbeat...
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Frances Sharon Castiglione

April 2, 1939 - August 21, 2018

Frances S. Castiglione 79, passed away August 21, 2018 surrounded by family. Fran was a native Austinite born April 2, 1939. Fran attended St Mary's Academy and Austin High School. She was known for her loving spirit and generous nature. She definitely lived her life to the fullest. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed her time spent with her family. Preceded in death by her parents,...
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Michael Anthony Gage Matthews

May 18, 1940 - August 19, 2018

Michael Anthony Gage Matthews, age 78 of Austin passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Matthews; daughter, Philippa Jean Gage Matthews "PJ" of Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Marcus Matthews of Crockerton, Wiltshire, England; stepsons, Bryan Robert Jennings of Yamagata, Japan and Steven Andrew Jennings, MD of Austin, Texas. Obituary pending………..
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Virginia Estrada Medina

October 8, 1940 - August 15, 2018

Our beloved Virginia Estrada Medina passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 15, 2017 in her home. She was born October 8, 1940 in Austin, TX to Felix A. Estrada, Sr. and Susie P. Estrada. She was a longtime employee of the City of Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Felix P. Estrada. Virginia is survived by her sons, Ronald Estrada Ruiz, John Anthony Ruiz ...
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Milton Curry, Sr.

June 23, 1938 - August 12, 2018

Milton Curry Sr. age 80 of Austin, Texas passed away August 12, 2018. He served his country in the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years. He then went to receive his PHD and became a psychologist, helping many people with multiple sclerosis. We will all miss him greatly. His daughter, Leah Elise Curry, preceded him in death. Milton is survived by his wife, Leah Curry; son,...
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Edgar Casper "Doc" Richter, MSGT Retired

January 7, 1929 - August 7, 2018

Edgar Casper "Doc" Richter MSGT Ret Air Force passed away on August 7, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Jourdanton, Texas to Frank and Aplonia (Slomchinski) Richter on January 7, 1929. Edgar married Mary Elizabeth Wittler on February 9, 1952. He enlisted in the Air Force on March 1, 1949. After many travels around the world and a tour of duty in Vietnam, he retired from...
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Sharon Reaugh (Watson) Ellis

August 23, 1949 - July 30, 2018

Sharon Reaugh (Watson) Ellis, 68, of Austin, died at 4:14am on Monday, July 30 at South Austin Medical Center. Born August 23, 1949 in Austin, TX. She was a lifelong resident. She married Donald C. Ellis on November 18, 1984 at Saengerrunde Halle in downtown. Mrs. Ellis worked at Farmers Insurance Group for 42 years as a secretary. She retired in 2009. She was also an avid bowler and coach....
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Joseph William Bialaszewski

March 16, 1947 - July 29, 2018

Joseph William Bialaszewski, 71, of Buda and formerly of Austin, passed away on July 29, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Bialaszewski; son, Matthew Bialaszewski and wife Stephanie; daughter, Jennifer Tello and husband Jesse; son, Michael Bialaszewski; son, Jason Bialaszewski; grandchildren, Meghan Bialaszewski, Morgan Bialaszewski, Jaidon Bialaszewski, McCaleb Bialaszewski, Kayla...
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Timothy Gerard Sullivan

March 8, 1949 - July 28, 2018

Timothy Gerard Sullivan, age 69, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018, with his loving wife Lilla by his side. He was born March 8, 1949, in Erie Pennsylvania, to Carl and Elizabeth Sullivan. Tim was a proud graduate of Pennsylvania State University and a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Air Force. Tim was happily married to his wife Lilla for 28 years, whom he meet on St....
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William Earl Menefee

December 13, 1931 - July 27, 2018

William Earl Menefee age 86 of Austin passed away July 27, 2018. He was born on December 13, 1931 to Henry Earl and Sara Thames Menefee. His parents; wife, Joyce Wicker Menefee and a granddaughter, Kiralyn Harrison preceded him in death. William is survived by his son, William Earl Menefee Jr.; daughter, Janet Menefee; four grandchildren, Kelli, Danny, Rachel and Sam Harrison; and sister...
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Naomi Guerrero

March 16, 1964 - July 23, 2018

Naomi Guerrero age 54 of Austin, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018. She was born on March 16, 1964 to Macario and Benita Zapata in Austin, Texas. Visitation /Service 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Life Tabernacle Church, 517 East Oltorf, Austin, Texas 78704. Funeral Service 10:00 am Friday, July 27, 2018 at Life Tabernacle Church with Pastor Frank Balboa officiating. ...
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Lydia Pena Segura

August 3, 1925 - July 22, 2018

Lydia Pena Segura, age 92 of Austin passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was born on August 3, 1925 to Baldomero and Herlinda Pena in Bryan, Texas. Preceded in death by her husband, Julius J. Segura; siblings, Francisco Pena, Oscarr Pena, Olga Pena, Isidoro Pena; son, Frank Delgado. Lydia is survived by her sons, David Segura and wife Rosie, Oscarr Segura, Arturo Segura and wife...
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Richard Leo Huver

March 9, 1941 - July 17, 2018

Richard Huver of Austin, TX passed away on July 17, 2018. A thirty-seven year resident of Austin, TX Richard was born on March 9, 1941 in Hastings, MI to Alvin and Virginia (Crakes) Huver. He lived in Hastings with his family for the first forty years of his life. When Richard moved to Austin, he became an employee of Travis County where he worked for over 20 years until retirement. He...
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Mildred Marie Ullman

February 8, 1927 - July 16, 2018

Mildred Marie Ullman, age 91, of Austin, Texas passed away July 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Ullman. Mildred is survived by her son, Myron Ullman. The service will be scheduled at a later date.
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Ernest Perales

January 19, 1945 - July 15, 2018

Ernest Perales long time community servant and Disabled Vietnam Veteran born January 19, 1945 passed away Sunday July 15, 2018. He preceded in death by his father, Augustine Perales; his mother, Mary Gonzales Perales. Ernest is survived by his wife, Tina Valdez Perales; daughters, Kathy Bacon and husband Ron, Sandra Davila and husband Mark, Karen Perales; granddaughter, raised by him,...
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Evaristo "Buddy" Reyna

August 21, 1959 - July 10, 2018

Evaristo "Buddy" Reyna age 58 passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018. He was born August 21, 1959 in the small town of Edinburg, Texas. Buddy was a devoted father of three and an avid Softball player. You could always find him at the fields, with a beer in his hand and a smile on his face. He is preceded in death by his son, Buddy Reyna; and his brother, Juan Reyna. Buddy is...
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Austin Scott Martinez

April 3, 1995 - July 7, 2018

Austin Scott Martinez age 23 of Austin passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018: Obituary pending Visitation 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home 411 Ranch Road 620 South Lakeway, Texas 78734. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home Chapel 411 Ranch Road 620 South Lakeway...
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George Tereshkovich

March 18, 1930 - July 7, 2018

Dr. George Tereshkovich, age 88, of Austin, Texas passed away on July 7, 2018. George was born on March 18, 1930, in New York City. He was preceded in death by his wife June (Brooks); his parents Philip and Helen (Nichiporuk) of Mahopac, New York, and his brother William, of Leonardo, New Jersey. He is survived by his daughter, Carol June (Rick) Roberson of Austin, Texas; a sister;...
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Terence "Terry" Todd, Ph.D

January 1, 1938 - July 7, 2018

Terence (Terry) Todd—Writer, academic, journalist, champion lifter, coach, sport promoter, founder of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports at the University of Texas at Austin, and Director of the Arnold Strongman Classic, died in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, July 7, 2018. He is survived by his wife Jan Todd; his sister Connie Todd; his nephew Timothy Todd Ray and wife,...
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Victoria Hernandez Hinojosa

March 4, 1942 - June 28, 2018

Victoria Hernandez Hinojosa, age 76, of Austin, Texas passed away on June 28, 2018. She was born and raised in Mercedes, Texas. Vicky was a sweet, nurturing soul who valued family and love. She prayed continuously for everyone. She loved children and animals, and loved to dance and enjoy life. Vicky served over 25 years with the State of Texas, retiring at TCEQ. She was preceded in death by...
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James "Jimbo" Shively

December 21, 1945 - June 18, 2018

James Eugene Shively, known to most as Jimbo, passed away in his home on June 18, 2018 at the age of 72. Born in Franklin, Nebraska on December 21, 1945, Jimbo embraced life to its fullest. When he entered a room, the mood instantly lightened. He lived a life of adventure and pushed the envelope in pursuit of it. Sometimes he pushed the envelope too far but he always knew the risks and...
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Dorothy Marie Turpen

January 22, 1945 - June 16, 2018

Dorothy Marie Turpen born Dorothy Marie Wagner on January 22, 1945 in Austin Texas to Dorothy Evelyn Wagner (Simmank) and Walter A. Wagner. She married Richard Turpen in 1962 and has three children. Dorothy passed peacefully to heaven to be with Richard on June 16, 2018. Dorothy is survived by two daughters and one son, Sheila Lopez of Rockdale, Venita Smith and husband, Dennis of Briarcliff...
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Norma Inez Hightower

January 7, 1932 - June 16, 2018

Norma Inez Hightower, age 86 of Austin, Texas, passed away June 16, 2018. She was a long time South Austin Onion Creek resident. Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. N.A. Hightower, DDS and daughter, Shelly Smith. She is survived by her son, David Reneau (wife Naomi); daughters, Kristie Smith (husband Shawn) and Janet Reneau. Grandchildren Haley, Chase, Alex, April, Hannah, Aaron...
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Charles Anthon Stephens

October 13, 1925 - June 11, 2018

Charles Anthon Stephens of Odessa, Texas, passed away peacefully at Brookdale at Alamo Heights on June 11, 2018. Charles is survived by his four children: Claudia Stephens, Charles Stephens and his wife, Kathleen, Barbara Stephens and her wife, Jayne Iafrate, and Jerry Stephens and his wife, Ana; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his brother, Fred Stephens. He was predeceased...
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Barry L. Sheffield

April 13, 1960 - June 10, 2018

Barry L. Sheffield age 58 of Austin, Texas passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. His mother preceded him in death. Barry is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Sheffield; four children; four step-children; sixteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his father; three brothers and one sister.
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Robert Louis "Luigi" Folk

June 4, 2018

Robert Louis (Luigi) Folk was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His father, George, grew up on a farm in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, then became a lawyer in Cleveland. His Mother, Marjorie, came from a long line of settlers in SE Ohio and was an accomplished pianist and painter. The family lived on Grenway Rd. in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Robert attended Shaker public schools where he was very...
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Rose Marie Garcia

July 24, 1960 - June 2, 2018

Rose Marie Garcia born July 24, 1960, passed away June 2, 2018. She is survived by Linda and Antonio Govea Sr., her children, Mark Anthony, Bobby Garcia, Veronica and Valerie Davila; son-in-law, Albert M. Zapata, Jr.; ten grandchildren. Recitation of Holy Rosary 9:00 am on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at San Jose Catholic Church with Funeral Mass to begin at 10:00 am.
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Jayne Connelly Fischer

June 9, 1925 - May 31, 2018

Jayne Connelly Fischer died peacefully in hospice care at Stonebriar Nursing and Rehab Center on May 31, 2018, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 92. Jayne is survived by her son, Thomas L. Fischer; grandchildren, Ada Fischer Drozd and Tomar Fischer; great-grandchildren, Deanna and Evan Drozd; as well as her brother, Jack Connelly. She is preceded in death by her husband of more than 65 years...
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Isabel "Belle" A. Dominguez

November 19, 1935 - May 30, 2018

Isabel 'Belle' Gomez Dominguez, age 82 of Austin died peacefully in her home surrounded by her husband and children. Belle is survived by her husband of 54 years, Arthur Dominguez; children, Frances Gomez Cantu, Olivia Duran (Jesus), Anna Pittala, Sam Dominguez (Lisa); 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; her siblings, John Gomez, Mary Gomez Garcia, Pete...
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Howell Douglas Byrne

December 21, 1919 - May 25, 2018

Howell Douglas Byrne, 98, of Austin passed away on May 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Ave. Burial will follow at Austin Memorial Park, 2800 Hancock Dr. Obituary Pending .....................
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Rebecca Arzola Lucio

March 29, 1950 - May 25, 2018

Rebecca Arzola Lucio (Becky), 68, of Cedar Creek, Texas, became our angel on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Seton Hospital, Austin, from complications following a heart attack. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Becky was born on March 29, 1950 in Robstown, Texas, the eldest of 3 girls to parents Julio G. and Maria V. Arzola. She graduated from Johnston High School in Austin...
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Mark C. Tuite

August 14, 1950 - May 24, 2018

On May 24, Mark C. Tuite died in Manchaca, TX, where he was a resident of Marbridge, a community for adults with intellectual disabilities. The cause was complications from cancer. He was 67. Mark was known for his captivating smile, love of family and friends, passion for sports, strong work ethic, and intense religious devotion. Born and raised in Dallas, Mark lived for more than 25 years...
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Nancy Howell Carlile Green

January 17, 1929 - May 23, 2018

Nancy Howell Carlile Green (or GrandNan, and she was known by her grandchildren), age 89, was born January 17, 1929 in Burnet County Texas to Silas Stuart Howell minister and public school administrator and William (Willie) Ward Pearson Howell. A proud, fifth generation Texan, she was the granddaughter of Dr. William Asa Howell and Mary Elizabeth Warner Howell of Burnet, where she was raised...
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Richard Louis Giuntoli

June 3, 1935 - May 20, 2018

Richard Louis Giuntoli, 82, of Austin, Texas returned to the arms of his Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at St. David's South Austin Hospital in Austin, Texas surrounded by his devoted wife, Mary Ann and his children. Richard was born June 3, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI at St. Luke's Hospital, the only child of the late, Armand E. and Gertrude A. (Konshak) Giuntoli. Richard a graduate of...
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Noe R. Molina

July 17, 1940 - May 18, 2018

Noe R. Molina passed away on May 18, 2018. He was born July 17, 1940 in Runge, Texas to Felicito and Santos Molina. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Olga Yanes; brother-in-law, James Barlow; brother, Armando Molina; sister-in-law, Maria Molina. Noe is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Rachel Yanes Molina; sons, Michael Molina wife Yvonne, Roger Molina;...
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Craig Joseph Potthoff

October 28, 1952 - May 14, 2018

Craig Joseph Potthoff 65, born in Des Moines, Iowa but spent most of his life in Austin, Texas. Craig was a devoted Husband, Dad and PawPaw. He was a hardworking man that enjoyed camping, the outdoors, golf and classic cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Darlene Potthoff. Craig leaves behind his loving wife, Cristy Potthoff, two daughters, Pamela Potthoff , Patricia Deen...
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Joy Nell Wolff Hanson

January 15, 1941 - May 12, 2018

Joy Nell (Wolff) Hanson passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 77. Joy is survived by her two brothers, Harold Wolff Jr. and Louis Wolff; her three children, Mike Hanson, William Hanson and Wendy Graham; five grandchildren, Justin Hanson, Krystal Hanson, Lindsay Graham, Caroline Graham and Sydney Graham; and multiple nieces, nephews and great...
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Mary Louise Calderon Huerta

June 2, 1933 - May 11, 2018

Mary Louise Calderon Huerta passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born in Travis County, TX on June 2, 1933 to Beatriz M. and Luis Z. Calderon. She graduated from Austin High in 1952. She married her high school sweetheart, Margarito C. Huerta October 5, 1952. They were happily married for 62 years. They raised five children, 17 grandchildren, 17 great...
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Marcos Salazar

January 6, 1940 - May 11, 2018

Marcos Salazar was born on January 6, 1940 in Austin, Travis County, Texas and was called home by his Heavenly Father on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the age of 78. Marcos will be forever remembered by his beloved wife of 58 years, Lillian Salazar (nee Besa); and their children, Michael (Cristina) and David (Billie Rae). Marcos is predeceased by his parents, Marcos and Tomasa (nee Lopez) Salazar; and...
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Roger Gonzalez

August 31, 1967 - May 9, 2018

Roger Gonzalez, 50, of Austin, passed away suddenly on May 9, 2018. He was the son of Roger J Gonzalez of Pensacola, Florida and Juanita Gonzalez of Austin, Texas. Born in San Antonio and moved to Austin where he graduated from David Crockett High School. He went on to become a Chef at various restaurants throughout the Austin area. Besides his love for cooking, he enjoyed watching NASCAR racing...
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Timothy "Tim" A. Bartlett

October 22, 1949 - May 9, 2018

Tim A. (Ace) Bartlett went home to be with the Lord, May 9, 2018, at the age of 68. He loved to say he was made in Austin, Texas on October 22, 1949 by his parents, Ace M. and Polly Bartlett. The Bartlett family home was at 2807 Del Curto Rd. in south Austin from the time Tim was born until he sold the property after the death of his parents, Ace in 2007 and Polly in 2013. All who knew Tim...
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Isabel Loera

March 10, 1952 - May 5, 2018

Isabel Loera, age 66, passed away on May 5, 2018. She was born in Austin, Texas on March 10, 1952 to Joe and Amelia Loera. She was preceded in death by our father, Joe Sosa Loera; our brothers Joe Loera, Jr., Lawrence Loera;, our sister, Virginia Garcia; her son, Broaderick Loera; grandson, Broaderick Loera, Jr.; and nephew, Tony Ibarra. Isabel is survived by her son, Cedrick Loera (wife...
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Leonila "Betty" Lopez

March 23, 1936 - May 4, 2018

Leonila "Betty" Lopez, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018. Born in Luling, Texas, March 23, 1926, to Enrique (Henry) & Julia Lopez She is preceded in death by her husband Benito (Beno) Lopez, Sr., parents Enrique (Henry) & Julia Lopez, sister Herminia (Minnie) Lopez, infant brother, Henry Lopez, sister Judy Lopez-Gloria & many other family members who were awaiting patiently for her arrival into...
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Marissa Renae Rodriguez

June 9, 1990 - May 1, 2018

Marissa Renae Rodriguez passed away May 1, 2018 in a car accident in Austin, Texas. She was 27 years old. Marissa is survived by her 10 year-old son, Arturo "Trae" Damian Gallegos Rodriguez III, her mother, Janice Hernandez (husband Diego), her father Roberto Rodriguez, her brothers Daniel Hanson (wife Ashley) and Roberto Rodriguez, Jr., her sister Melanie Rodriguez, her grandmother, Gaye...
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Elia G. Gutierrez

October 30, 1932 - April 30, 2018

After nearly 60 years, a love story for the ages comes to an end with the passing of Alberto A. Gutierrez and Elia G. Gutierrez. Longtime residents of Corpus Christi, Texas, Alberto passed away April 26, 2018, Elia passed away April 30, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Their marriage led to the births of their four children, Alynn Riley, Alda Thompson, Alban Gutierrez and Alane Gutierrez. They were the...
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Alberto Gutierrez

November 30, 1933 - April 26, 2018

After 84 years, Alberto A. Gutierrez, longtime resident of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away April 26, 2018 in Austin, Texas. He went peacefully in his sleep, with his wife of 60 years at his side. "Albert," born on November 30, 1933 in Hebbronville, Texas, was the youngest son of Arturo and Olivia Gutierrez and little brother to Alvaro Gutierrez. His marriage to Elia Garza (June, 1958) led...
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May Sanders

August 24, 1925 - April 23, 2018

May Sanders, aged 92, died peacefully in Austin with family at her bedside. She was born to John and Molly Whittaker in Cork, Ireland where she attended school at the Presentation Convent. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Sandy; her son, John; her sister, Marion Shirley; and grandson, Joe Whitson. She was survived by her sister, Patsy Stevenson; brother, Jackie Whittaker,...
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Lawrence D. Smith

October 26, 1933 - April 21, 2018

Lawrence D. Smith was born on a farm near Wagoner, Oklahoma on October 26, 1933 to Tommie and Mary Smith. He was the 6th out of nine children born to the couple. His family moved to Austin, Texas in 1943. He attended old Anderson High School, where he met his high school sweetheart, Carrie Smith. They married in March 1953 and had five children. He was preceded in death by His wife, Carrie Smith;...
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Hector Homer Mendieta

November 12, 1924 - April 13, 2018

Hector Homer Mendieta was born November 12, 1924 in Laredo, Texas to Catalina Valdez and Manuel Mendieta. He was the fourth of seven children; Herbert, Elia, Elma, Oscar, Armando, and Elsa. The family had a ranch in Bruni, a one stop-light Texas border town where the children grew up picking cotton and shucking corn on the nearby farms. When he was only four years old, Hector drove his family's...
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Mary Louise Esquivel

November 19, 1950 - April 13, 2018

Mary Louise Esquivel 67, born in Austin, TX., went home to be with her heavenly father on April 13, 2018. Mary loved with all her heart and soul. She had many friends she called family. Her smile was beautiful and her laughter contagious. She loved her siblings very much, and was willing and ready to help them when they needed her. She opened her home to anyone in need of a place to stay....
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Vickie Jane Lockwood

November 30, 1949 - April 11, 2018

Vickie Jane Lockwood was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 30, 1949 to Barbara Ann Kuntz Lockwood and Gene Duane Lockwood. She spent her early childhood years in Fort Wayne, but moved south of Auburn when she was about five years old. She went to J. E. Ober Elementary in Garrett, Indiana for 1st through the beginning of 4th grade. The family then moved into Auburn, where Vickie was a...
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Harold E. Deal

August 7, 1941 - April 8, 2018

Harold E. Deal age 76 of Austin passed away on April 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Freitag Deal; sons, Robby Deal and wife Yvette of Corpus Christi; Shaun Deal and wife Kori of Las Vegas, Nevada; thirteen grandchildren: Daniel Batts, Israel Deal, Asher Deal, Hannah Deal, Sarah Deal, Moriah Deal, Abigail Deal, Levi Deal, Morgan Deal, Jason Deal, Lauren Ballweg, Madilyn Deal, Jordyn...
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