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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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Oralia "Yaya" Aldrete-Garcia

January 17, 1931 - April 4, 2018

Oralia "Yaya" Aldrete-Garcia passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, April 4, 2018. Born in Brownsville, Texas to Oscar and Leonarda Vera, on January 17, 1931, Yaya was the youngest of eleven children. With the support of her older siblings and work-study, Yaya attended Incarnate Word College in San Antonio and began her career in teaching. She met her future husband, Cristóbal Aldrete...
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Martha "Marty" Elizabeth Allen Clark

September 1, 1925 - April 4, 2018

Ars longa, vita brevis. Art is long, life is short. But even a long life ends too soon. Martha Elizabeth Allen Clark—"Marty" to her many dear ones—passed away peacefully in April 2018 at age 92. The resident of South Austin leaves artwork, family, and friends as her legacy. She is missed mightily. The retired art teacher, who taught at Austin's Crockett High School and Porter Junior...
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Jimmy Dale Meredith

July 25, 1958 - April 4, 2018

Jimmy Dale Meredith age 59 of Austin, Texas passed away on April 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Ruth Meredith; brother, David. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Carol Meredith; sons, Jr. Meredith and wife Michaella, Bryan Meredith; grandchildren, Kylie and Kyle Meredith; sister, Sandra Meredith; brothers, Billy Meredith, Kenneth Meredith and Donnie Meredith; several...
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Paul Raymond "Sonny" Palmer

January 25, 1932 - April 2, 2018

Paul Raymond "Sonny" Palmer, 86 years of age, Austin, Texas, peacefully departed this earthly world on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 surrounded by his family. Paul was born to Rita and Elby Palmer in Moline, Kansas, on January 25th, 1932, on the Feast Day of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle. He grew up on a farm and spent his childhood participating in high school sports, both basketball and...
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Ema Jean Beckerley

July 25, 1933 - April 1, 2018

Ema Jean Beckerley, age 84, was with family at her daughter's home as she went to be with her Heavenly Father just before sunrise on Easter morning, April 1, 2018. Jean was a resident of Austin, Texas since 1958 and was born in Sherman, Texas. She was an avid and gifted gardener, loved bird watching, reading her Bible and devotionals, get togethers with her church friends and spending time...
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Charles William Hempel, USAF (Ret.)

July 18, 1920 - April 1, 2018

Charles W. Hempel passed away on April 1, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 97. He was born as Charles W. Hampel in Hutchinson, Kansas on July 18, 1920 to parents, Ada Bell Carr and Charles Rudolph Hampel. Later, the spelling of his last name was changed to Hempel. He is preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Mary Louise Hempel. Charles attended the University of Texas in Austin...
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James Eugene McKinney

November 11, 1934 - March 30, 2018

MSGT. James Eugene McKinney was born November 11, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Albert McKinney and Ruth Short. He united in marriage to Ernestine Earls on May 9, 1957. To this union three children were born, Michael, Garland, and Andre'. James enlisted into the United States' Army 1951. He retired from the United States Air Force in 1971. He worked for the United Postal Service as a...
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Daisy "MeMe" Marie Holladay

December 23, 1926 - March 30, 2018

Daisy (MeMe) Marie Holladay went to be with Jesus on March 30, 2018. Daisy was 91 years young and a joy to everyone who knew her. Daisy was a resident of Austin, Texas since 1961 and she was born in Sherman, Texas and raised in Windom, Texas. When she was a child she, her parents and her sister Ella lived with her grandparents. That was a delight for her being she dearly loved her grandparents...
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Marylou H. Falbo

March 30, 2018

Marylou H. Falbo passed away on March 30, 2018, at the age of 95. She was born in Upshur County, West Virginia, and like so many of her generation, left West Virginia for work in Washington, D.C. after graduating from high school. She worked for the War Department during World War II, receiving a certificate of appreciation from the Military Intelligence Division in 1945. She continued her civil...
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Elizabeth Jane Cooper

October 24, 1947 - March 28, 2018

Elizabeth Jane Cooper, the light of many lives, died Wednesday, March 28th of a sudden and terrible illness. She was at once a fearless adventuress and world traveler, a compassionate and generous philanthropist, a successful entrepreneur, a comfort and delight to her many friends, and the most wonderful companion with whom it could be possible to pass through life. She spread peace,...
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Patricia Lynn Hubbard

September 27, 1948 - March 22, 2018

Patricia Lynn Hubbard, 69, died peacefully at home on a beautiful spring day, March 22, after a strong and spirited 14-month battle against cancer Her remains will be scattered in beautiful places. Patricia was born on Sept. 27, 1948, in Beaumont to the late Bob R. and Billie Wanda Hubbard. Her family moved to Houston when she was young, and later to San Antonio where she graduated from...
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Norman Burton

December 27, 1969 - March 21, 2018

Mother and son, Theresa Burton and Norman Burton, died unexpectedly on March 21, 2018 in Liberty Hill, TX at the ages of 79 and 48. Theresa and Norman are survived by their son and brother, Ed Burton, of Austin, TX. They are preceded in death by husband and father, Billy Burton, of Granbury, TX. Theresa Burton was born on June 2, 1938 in Malaysia. She was married to Billy Burton for over...
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Theresa Burton

June 2, 1938 - March 21, 2018

Mother and son, Theresa Burton and Norman Burton, died unexpectedly on March 21, 2018 in Liberty Hill, TX at the ages of 79 and 48. Theresa and Norman are survived by their son and brother, Ed Burton, of Austin, TX. They are preceded in death by husband and father, Billy Burton, of Granbury, TX. Theresa Burton was born on June 2, 1938 in Malaysia. She was married to Billy Burton for over...
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Edmundo Zavala

November 25, 1928 - March 18, 2018

Edmundo Zavala, longtime South Austin resident, passed away March 18, 2018 at the age of 89. He was born on November 25, 1928 in Georgetown, Texas. He was one of 13 children born to the late Manuel and Amelia Zavala. He was the beloved husband of Carmen Moreno Zavala for over 65 years. Edmundo will forever be remembered by his brothers Daniel, Larry, Johnny and David. His beloved children John...
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Margaret Robles Hidrogo

January 16, 1932 - March 18, 2018

Margaret Robles Hidrogo age 86 of Austin, Texas passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. She was born on Saturday, January 16, 1932 to Antonio and Josefina Robles in Manchaca, Texas. Margaret is survived by her husband, Joe Hidrogo, Sr.; daughters, Modesta Hidrogo, Esther H. Talkington; sons, Domingo Robles Contreras and wife Mary, Joe Hidrogo Jr. and wife Grace, Joe Altamirano, Jr.; seven...
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Leonisia "Nonita" Ramirez

April 11, 1921 - March 15, 2018

Leonisia "Nonita" Ramirez was born April 11, 1921 in Buda, TX and she passed away March 15, 2018. Nonita grew up in the country and carried on her love of being outdoors throughout her life. You could always find her caring for the flowers on a beautiful sunny day. Along with her sisters, Nonita helped to take care of many nieces and nephews. She was a strong woman with an unyielding spirit. She...
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Amy Jeannette Steadman

October 24, 1920 - March 9, 2018

Amy Jeannette Steadman, loving Aunt, age 97 of Austin passed away on March 9th, 2018. She was born on October 24, 1920 in Taylor, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Warren and Mary Payne Outon; husband John O. Steadman; brother, Thomas Howard Outon; Sister Mary Lynn Clardy; and Sister Doris Klaus Fuller. Jeannette is survived by 11 nieces and nephews as well as many...
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Gloria A. (Uriegas) Corona

December 2, 1940 - March 3, 2018

Gloria A. (Uriegas) Corona, age 77, born on December 2, 1940, and passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Corona; parents, Rose and Casimiro Uriegas; sister, Rose Marie Marquez. Gloria is survived by her sister, Margaret Uriegas; sons, Robert (Connie) Corona and Keith (Terry) Corona; daughters, Kimberly Corona and Katharine ...
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Grace (Paniagua) Foster

February 22, 1967 - March 3, 2018

Grace (Paniagua) Foster, beloved wife of Dan Foster, and mother to sons Cade Foster, 18, and Luke Foster, 13, passed away March 3, 2018. Grace was born in San Antonio on February 22, 1967, to the late Dora and Elmo Paniagua. She is survived by brothers Eddie Paniagua (Ann) and Anthony Paniagua; nieces and nephews Eddie Paniagua (Sara), Amanda Frausto (Nick), Kevin Paniagua, Lauren Paniagua,...
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Samuel "Sam" Anthony Sanso

May 23, 1923 - March 2, 2018

Samuel (Sam) A. Sanso, age 94 of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2018 with family by his side. He was born May 23, 1923 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania to Mary and Joseph Sanso. During Sam's service in the Army, he was stationed at Camp Hood (now Fort Hood). At that time, he met and married his wife Dorothy (Dot) on April 6, 1947 and made their home in Austin, Texas and was...
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John Salazar Lucio

May 16, 1937 - February 28, 2018

John Salazar Lucio, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend died in Austin on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 after a prolonged illness. He was born May 16, 1937 in Austin, TX to Cristobal G. and Guadalupe Salazar Lucio. He was preceded in death by his parents Cristobal and Guadalupe Lucio, as well as by his sister Beatrice Rios, and brothers Morris Lucio and...
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Dolly Kretsch

January 25, 1933 - February 28, 2018

Veronica (Dolly) Gruenberg Kretsch died peacefully on February 28th in Austin, TX at the age of 85. Dolly is survived by her children Michael Kretsch, Kathleen Hopke, and Steven Kretsch as well as 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Dolly was born on January 25, 1933 in New Jersey. She graduated from Hawthorne (NJ) High School in 1951 and received a nursing degree at Englewood...
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Waldine Joyce (Kraemer) Cason

June 30, 1933 - February 27, 2018

Waldine Joyce (Kraemer) Cason, age 84, of Austin, formerly of Round Top, Texas, passed away to be with the Lord on February 27, 2018. Waldine was born near Burton, TX on June 30, 1933, the daughter of Walter and Meta (Noak) Kraemer. She attended the Latium School and later graduated from Round Top-Carmine High School. After graduation, she moved to Austin to work for the Teacher Retirement...
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Lucille Maciel

June 8, 1946 - February 26, 2018

Lucille Maciel age 71 of Austin passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018. She was born on Saturday, June 8, 1946 to Isidro and Trinidad Maciel in Austin, Texas. Lucille is survived by her daughters, Sonya Maciel and husband Raul Contreras, Andrea Maciel; granddaughter, Elizabeth Contreras; brothers and sisters, Joe Maciel and Karen Baker, Robert Maciel and Rose, Anna Maciel, Minnie Arevalo,...
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J.B. Hathaway, Jr.

June 30, 1927 - February 26, 2018

J.B. Hathaway Jr. joined the heavenly angels after a remarkable 90-year life journey on Feb. 26, 2018. He was reunited with Laura Ann, his beloved wife of 67 years, who passed away last November. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2018 at First United Methodist Church of Austin, 1201 Lavaca St. J.B. Hathaway lived a life centered around family, faith and service...
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Wesley Alessandro Camacho

October 6, 2009 - February 23, 2018

Wesley Alessandro Camacho was born on October 6, 2009. After a long two year battle with cancer made his way to heaven on February 23, 2018. Throughout his life Wesley impacted the lives of many by always being a great example of strength and bravery. His biggest dream was to become a soldier and in many ways he already was one through his amount of courage. Wes loved technology, science, math...
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Jesuesa "Susie" Lewright

December 25, 1927 - February 18, 2018

Jesuesa "Susie" Lewright, of Austin, Texas, walked into the arms of the Lord on Sunday morning after living a rich and vibrantly happy 90 years. Susie was born on December 25, 1927 in Refugio County, Texas. She was small in stature, but a giant force in the lives of all who knew her. Susie married the love of her life, Jack Lloyd Lewright in Victoria, Texas on October 18, 1947. Susie lived a...
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Dolores Nan "Nancy" Polk Brady

August 10, 1925 - February 17, 2018

Dolores Nan "Nancy" Polk Brady, age 92, passed away on February 17, 2018. The only child of S. Russell Polk and Dorothy Hufendick Polk, she was born in McAllen, Texas on August 10, 1925. Dolores spent the first eight years of her life in McAllen, passing many happy days with her grandparents in the house they had built at the edge of town and playing in the adjacent orchard. When she was...
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Eleanor Virginia Podbevsek

December 29, 1935 - February 15, 2018

In memory of Eleanor Virginia Podbevsek: Born Dec 29th 1935 Went home to our Lord February 15th 2018 Her life spoke to growing up with a loving Father in a small town in Illinois. She married and had two children. She is survived by a son, daughter and grandson. She spent the last years living in Texas closer to her grandson and away from the harsh winters of the Midwest. ...
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Robert Castro Lopez

April 21, 1972 - February 15, 2018

Robert was a father of four boys, Thomas, Robbie, Joseph and Berto. A loving caring husband to his wife of 16 years, Margie. A loving grandfather of three, Julianna, Julian and Nolan. Robert was born in Michigan and was a true Michigan fan. He was very proud of his birth state, so proud his favorite colors were blue and yellow. Robert was a very simple man enjoyed the simple things in life,...
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Wilma Dean Edmiston

June 3, 1929 - February 14, 2018

Wilma Dean Edmiston lived a long happy life. She was born June 3, 1929 and she had a peaceful ending on February 14, 2018, at 88 years old. She is survived by her son Alan Edmiston and grandchildren Braxton Gay and Michael Dunn. Wilma was proceeded in death by her Husband Carlton "Maley" Edmiston. They were married for 46 happy years when Maley passed away. She was also proceeded by her...
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John Joseph Nolan

August 15, 1932 - February 13, 2018

John Joseph Nolan, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on August 15, 1932, to Frank W. Nolan, Sr. and Gertrude Smith Nolan, John moved with his family to South Orange, New Jersey in 1932. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Nancy Vogt Nolan; sister, Gertrude; brother, Frank Jr. John is survived by his brothers, Robert J. (Naples, Florida...
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Erlinda "Linda" Rios

October 30, 1956 - February 12, 2018

Erlinda Rios, 61, went to be with the lord at 3:52 p.m., Monday, February 12, 2018, in Austin, Texas surrounded by her family. Erlinda, also known as Linda, was born October 30, 1956, in Marlin, Texas. In addition, was a long time resident of the Austin Texas Area. She was a beloved sister, mother, tia, and wella. She had many talents. She was an excellent cook and baker, party planner,...
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Josefa Esquivel

March 19, 1943 - February 10, 2018

Josefa Esquivel age 74 of Austin passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. She was born on Friday, March 19, 1943 to Jose Maria and Eloisa Deluna in Mexico. Obituary pending.......... Recitation of the Holy Rosary 7:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. Funeral Service 9:00 am on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish...
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Maria Isela Hernandez

April 17, 1927 - February 9, 2018

Maria Isela Hernandez, age 90 of Austin, Texas passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at her home on February 9, 2018 Mrs. Hernandez was proceeded in death by her parents, Eduvijes and Carolina Reyna, her husband Gilbert Hernandez and great grandson Christopher Hernandez. She is survived by her children; Richard Hernandez, Robert Hernandez of San Antonio, Romelia "Maya" and...
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William "Bill" Boiko

January 6, 1930 - February 8, 2018

Major Bill Boiko was born January 6, 1930 in Medford, MA to Gregory and Antoinette Boiko, passed away February 8, 2018. He is survived by his sons, William and wife Rosa, Fr. John, Stephen, James; daughter, Magda and husband Craig; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Margaret Mary June and his son, Paul. He graduated with a bachelor...
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James Anthony Demmer

July 21, 1943 - February 8, 2018

James Anthony Demmer, 74, passed away on February 8, 2018 at his home, in Austin, Texas. Known as JD to his friends, he was born in 1943 in Nixon, Texas to Herman (Sr.) and Elizabeth (Ploch) Demmer. James grew up in Gillett, Texas. He graduated from high school in Karnes City, Texas in 1961. After high school he attended trade school in San Antonio, Texas where he received a Draftsman...
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Violet Christine Lamm Dye

August 1, 1930 - February 7, 2018

Violet Christine Lamm Dye, age 87 of Austin, Texas, formerly of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away February 7, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings. Violet is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Charles Jack Dye, her daughters; Vicky Ellis, Toni Stevens and her husband Michael, four grandchildren; Leigh Ellis, Erica Ellis, Holly Bruns and her husband Aaron...
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Larry Spence Turner

January 28, 1934 - February 3, 2018

Larry Spence "Coach" Turner, beloved father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, educator and coach, died in Austin on Saturday February 3, 2018 after a many months-long battle with cancer. He was born in 1934 in Cedar Creek, Bastrop County, Texas, the youngest son of Mark Dewey Turner and Bob Irene Spence Turner. In his youth, Larry excelled as an athlete in football, basketball, track and baseball...
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