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Kristine "Krissy" M. Galan

July 15, 1977 - July 13, 2018

Kristine "Krissy" M. Galan, went to be with the Lord at the young age of 40. She was born to parents Richard and Olga Galan, in San Antonio, Texas. Krissy was born with a disability, but that didn't stop her. She always put her very best forward. Krissy was the youngest of 4 siblings, who were all very protective of her. Her favorite Disney character was Mickey Mouse, of whom she had a huge...
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Dorothy R. Montgomery

October 21, 1927 - July 11, 2018

Dorothy Montgomery was born in Nashville, Tennessee to Josie and Ernest Stovall, who was an officer in the U.S. Navy. She grew up traveling the world with her parents. Dorothy loved reading, horseback riding and studying different cultures and religions. She earned a degree in Political Science from George Washington University. Dorothy worked at the Pentagon and other federal agencies. ...
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Marilyn Carol Zimmermann

July 14, 1949 - July 11, 2018

Marilyn (Lynn) C. Zimmermann (68) passed away on July 11, 2018 in Houston, Texas, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She is a graduate of Alamo Heights High School and St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Florence and Paul Zimmermann, and is survived by her three brothers, Jack (Ilene), Bobby (Madalyn), and Jerry (Linda),...
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Henry William ("Bill") Finck, Sr.

November 18, 1930 - July 10, 2018

Henry William ("Bill") Finck passed away at home on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary (Fisher) and Edward Reinhold Finck; his brother, Edward R. Finck; and sister, Mary Anne Finck Graney. He is survived by his wife Hilda; children, Kathleen Finck, Caroline Kuper (Harry Jersig "Ricky"), Henry William ("Bill") Finck Jr. (Donna),...
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Ross L. Nordfelt

October 2, 1947 - July 8, 2018

Ross Nordfelt passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 8, in Helotes, Texas, at the age of 70. He is preceded in death by his brother, Roy, and his parents, Leroy and Melvina Nordfelt. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Celia Nordfelt, his four children and their families – Michael Nordfelt (Suzanne), Catherine Phillips, Anna Trevino (Lucas), and Amy Kocurek (Neal), his seven grandchildren...
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Barry T Limpert

October 9, 1938 - July 8, 2018

Barry T. Limpert died peacefully on the evening of Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born on October 9, 1938 in Anderson, Indiana, the son of Theodore Limpert and Vasso Kalogeropoulos Limpert, both natives of Greece. He is survived by his sister, Nicki Weston (Paul) and cousin Katherine Couch (George) of San Francisco. Barry's family is thankful to the Davita, Medical Center, for the excellent...
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James (Jim) Ray Johnson

March 26, 1929 - July 7, 2018

Our heavenly Father called James (Jim) Ray Johnson home the afternoon of Saturday, July 7. Jim was the second son born to Ruth Craft and Thaddeus Eric Johnson, born at home on March 26, 1929 in Pt. Neches, Jefferson County, TX. His family moved to Corpus Christi where he played football and baseball and was selected to give the student address at graduation from Corpus Christi High School. ...
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Mary Lee Dickinson

November 13, 1942 - July 6, 2018

Mary Lee Dickinson, "Lee" as she was known to all, of San Antonio and Spring Branch died on July 6, 2018 at DeMatel House of the Village at Incarnate Word in San Antonio. A resident of the Village for several years, Lee died of complications of Lewy body dementia and Parkinson's disease. Lee was born in Lubbock, TX on November 13, 1942 to Granville Lee and Martha Clowe Dickinson. Her brother...
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Consuelo B. Reyes

August 29, 1923 - July 6, 2018

Consuelo, age 95, passed away in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in New Braunfels, Texas to Sotero Baquera and Benita Valdez. Consuelo was a Matriarch of 6 generations. Mrs. Reyes owned and operated REYES BAR, Downtown, since 1946. Preceding her in death were her husband, Catarino M.; parents and brothers. She is survived her sons, Catarino M. Reyes, Jr., Manuel Reyes (Candy);...
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Lucille M. Gehring

August 17, 1919 - July 6, 2018

Lucille M. "Minnie" Gehring, formerly of Howard, South Dakota and Englewood, Colorado passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 at the age of 98 in San Antonio, Texas, where she resided the past five years. Lucille was born August 17, 1919 in Howard, South Dakota. The second child of Albert and Rosa W. (Hildebrand) Gehring, Lucille grew up on the family homestead southwest of Howard. She graduated...
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Ana Maria Tello Terrazas

September 14, 1919 - July 5, 2018

Ana Maria Tello Terrazas, age 98, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, July 5, 2018, in San Antonio TX. She was born in Saltillo, Coahuila to parents Anastacio Tello and Adela Betancourt. Ana had a talent for baking and she will be remembered for her amazing lemon meringue pies and homemade flour tortillas. Her children and grandchildren are her pride and joy and Ana perfected being a...
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Fernando L. Moreno

August 18, 1927 - July 5, 2018

Fernando was born in San Antonio, Texas to Manuel and Margarita Lopez Moreno; he was the 7th of 8 children. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in January 1945. He was drafted by the U.S. Army in November 5, 1945. He had his basic training in Philadelphia, PA and his advanced training in Chicago, Il. Since World War II had ended in August 1945; the military felt that his services...
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Eddie L. McBee

May 29, 1941 - July 4, 2018

Eddie Lynn McBee, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Helen McBee, he was born May 29,1941, in New Tazewell, TN. Survivors include his wife, Carole; brother, Stephen (Marie); nephew, Matthew (Traci); nieces, Natalee Rowland (Ben), Stephanie McElroy (James), Suzanne Poetz (Gregg); 7 great nieces and nephews. A life...
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Anne Earle Knight

November 12, 1924 - July 2, 2018

Anne Williams Earle was born November 12, 1924 in Manila, Philippine Islands to Colonel Edward Palmer Earle and Ellenore Blakemore Williams Earle. As an Army brat she lived in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and Fort Ord, California. "Blossom," as she was known to her grandchildren, finished high school at The Douglas School, Carmel...
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Elma Jean Longoria

March 16, 1955 - July 1, 2018

Elma Jean Longoria, formerly of Knippa, was called home to be with Lord at the age of 63 in San Antonio. She was born on March 16, 1955 in Phoenix, Arizona to parents: Jose and Cruz Longoria. She is preceded in death by her mother Cruz Amador Longoria, and her brother Jose Trinidad Longoria, Jr. She is survived by her partner of 33 years, Helen Martinez, her daughter: Donna M. Williams, and...
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Betty B. Briggs

October 21, 1923 - July 1, 2018

Betty B. Briggs was born on October 21, 1923, in Kansas City, MO, to Frank and Carrie Bishop. She went to Heaven July 1, 2018. Betty graduated Cuma Sum Laude and received the Coppini Award for her art from Trinity University and achieved her Master's degree from Texas Women's University. She was a charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa, and a member of the First Baptist Church for over 70 years...
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Edith Scott McAllister

February 18, 1918 - July 1, 2018

Edith McAllister died peacefully in her sleep July 1, 2018 at the age of 100. Cause of death was congestive heart failure. Edith was generally described as a "philanthropist," but was also known as a great beauty, an accomplished dancer, a gracious entertainer, an animal lover, and a remarkable fund-raiser/problem solver/trustee for a long list of community organizations. Born in...
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Severo M. Jasso

December 4, 1940 - June 30, 2018

Mr. Severo M. Jasso of San Antonio, TX passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the age of 77. Severo honorably served in the United States Army. Severo is survived by two daughters: Guadalupe J. Esparza and Dolores J. Mendoza; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; brothers: Raymundo Martinez, Ignacio (Gloria) Alvarez; Joe (Diana) Cortez; Jesse (Happy) Cortez; sisters: Sophia Martinez...
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Roy Sims Riner, Jr.

June 21, 1944 - June 30, 2018

Roy Sims Riner, Jr., passed away on June 30, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on June 21, 1944 in Lynchburg, VA. Preceded in death by his parents Roy and Evelyn Riner. Roy taught in various capacities from middle school to college, capped off by his years at St. Phillip's College. In an announcement to the Communications and Learning Department, Audrey Mosley, Ph.D. said, "It is with...
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Benito E. Garcia

October 9, 1948 - June 29, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Benito E. Garcia announces his passing on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 69 years. Benito will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 years, Maria Teresa (Terry) Garcia and his children Benito Jr., James (Sara), Henry, Natalie (Rodolfo) and Gabriel (Annette). Benito will also be fondly remembered by his grandchildren; Felicia, Crystal, Charles,...
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John Layton Reeves

July 1, 1937 - June 29, 2018

Mr. John Layton Reeves of Corbin, Kentucky, age 80, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. John honorably served in the United States Air Force at a very young age and retired after 20 years of service. He was a very successful Superintendent in the Hellenic Aerospace Industry and was fluent in Greek, which he taught himself. John was a faithful member of St. Sophia Greek...
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Cameron Shaw Ingram

October 31, 1976 - June 29, 2018

Cameron Shaw Ingram, born October 31, 1976, passed away suddenly on June 29, 2018. Cameron was a graduate of Alamo Heights High School Class of 1995. He was an avid athlete highlighted by his skills as the quarterback for the varsity football team and selection as a team captain. Cameron went on to attend Texas A&M University where he was an officer in the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, an...
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Robert Byron Price

January 3, 1932 - June 28, 2018

Robert Byron Price, B.B.A, M.B.A. passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the age of 86 with his family at his side. He was born on January 3, 1932 in Colorado City, TX to wonderful parents, Oscar and Lela Price. He was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); received his BBA in 1953 and MBA in 1961, both from Texas Tech University. Bob was a member of Rotary International (1963-2004)...
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Hugh Lynn Pitts, Jr.

May 6, 1958 - June 27, 2018

Hugh Lynn Pitts Jr. passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the age of 60. He suffered a heart attack while flying home from vacationing in Mexico. His last days were spent fishing with friends and enjoying life. Hugh was born in Houston, Texas, to Hugh Sr. and Aniela (Goldthwaite) Pitts. The second oldest of four children, he grew up with sister Linda and brothers, Frank and Jeff. In...
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Douglas Broderick

October 30, 1920 - June 27, 2018

Douglas Broderick age 93, passed away on June 27, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Doug was born on October 30, 1920 in Jackson, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Evelyn in February 1996 and wonderful daughter Susan in July 2012. Doug graduated from Fairview High School in Dayton, Ohio and went to attend the University of Dayton where he volunteered for pilot training with the...
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Barbara Wu Yu

July 5, 1931 - June 27, 2018

Barbara Wu Yu, age 86, beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, passed away on June 27, 2018 at her home in San Antonio, Texas. It was the exact date 56 years earlier that she met her future husband, Lincoln, at the Gloucester Hotel in Hong Kong. Born in San Antonio to Theodore and Rose Wu, Barbara was the first of their four children. She attended Jefferson High School (class of 1949) and...
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Jesse Lopez, Jr.

November 16, 1988 - June 26, 2018

Jesse Lopez Jr., 29, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Jesse was born November 16, 1988 in San Antonio, Texas to Jesse and Sandra Lopez. He was a graduate of John Marshall High School. Jesse was a natural artist with anything he showed interest in including cooking, drawing, tattooing and music. He loved his many pets (dogs Oscar, Zoe, and Mamas; his new cat Mr. Kitty; his pet snake Von;...
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Lois Foster Yancy

November 15, 1925 - June 26, 2018

Mrs. Lois Foster Yancy, born in Brooklyn, NY on November 15, 1925 to the late Dwight Foster and Helen Gregory Fitch Foster, passed away on June 26, 2018. She was raised in Rumson, NJ and in St. Petersburg, FL. She was a graduate of St. Catherine High School in Richmond, VA. and Mt Holyoke University in South Hadley, MA. While she was in college she met Jim Yancy. She married him and moved...
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James M. Keck

September 4, 1921 - June 25, 2018

Duty, Honor, Country … these were not just ideals taught at West Point, but a way of life for Jim Keck. DUTY: When Jim Keck attended a Civilian Military Training Corps (CMTC) summer camp before his senior year at Cranston HS, Rhode Island, he knew he wanted to pursue a military career. After attending Brown University for a semester, he enrolled in the class of June '43 at West Point, a...
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James Melton Creel

September 29, 1948 - June 23, 2018

James Melton Creel, age 69, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Jim was born on September 29, 1948 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Frances Maxine and Harry Creel. He received his bachelor's degree in English from Midwestern State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He was an educator for over 30 years and touched the lives of thousands of...
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Russell McChesney Harwood, USMC (Ret.)

November 17, 1930 - June 23, 2018

Russell McChesney Harwood, our Eternal Colonel, age 87, was surrounded by loving family when he went to join our Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Russell Harwood was born in Brownsville, Texas, November 17, 1930; the son of Wallace Baker Harwood, and Lois McChesney Harwood. A graduate of Brownsville High School, he went on to get his degree from the University of Texas at Austin...
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Marie M. Borrego

March 1, 1938 - June 21, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, our beloved mother, wife, grandmother and sister, Marie M. Borrego (Nilda), age 80, went to be with the Lord. She was a proud graduate of Fox Tech High School, class of 1956. She retired from the Veteran's Administration after 28 years in the audiology department. A true home body, she enjoyed cooking so many of our favorite meals for the family. She was an avid...
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William Lawrence Lambert, Jr.

August 31, 1943 - June 21, 2018

William Lawrence Lambert, Jr., passed away on June 21, 2018 in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his family. William was born in Blytheville, AR on August 31, 1943. He was preceded in death by his fa-ther, William Lawrence Lambert, Sr.; two sisters, Mary Ann Fiske & Linda McKinney; son in law, Timo-thy S. Waters; mother of his daughters, Patricia Louise Paup Lambert and his dog, Daisy. William is...
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Ellen Jeannette Owings-Hanson

August 16, 1940 - June 20, 2018

Ellen Jeannette (Nanci) (Owings) Hanson was called home to the Lord 6/20/2018. Survivors: Husband Lt.Col. (Ret.) Edward Hanson, Daughter Lisa Lee, Son-In-Law Randy Lee, Grandchildren Lauren and Ryan Lee, her beloved Yorkie Muffin, many relatives and friends. Jeannette is predeceased by her identical twin Jeannine (Ninnie) (Owings) Workman and her parents John C. Owings and Adeliene E. (Batey)...
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William Alonzo Stanley III

July 11, 1949 - June 20, 2018

William Alonzo Stanley, III., D.D.S. July 11, 1949 - June 20, 2018 Dr. William Alonzo Stanley, III, known to those who loved him as "Bill," passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. He is survived by Pat, his wife of 42 years; his daughter, Patrice Pryor and son-in-law, Jason Pryor; his grandchildren, Loren and Jacob; as well as his two sisters, Joy Dubinski and Lynn Thompson; five...
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Cora Susan Smith Schumacher

December 22, 1944 - June 19, 2018

Cora Susan Smith Schumacher, "Suzy" "BB", went to Heaven on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. She is survived by her husband Robert "Bobby" L. Schumacher; her children Anita Simpson Wallace and her husband Frank, of San Antonio, TX, Samuel Pruit Simpson V and his wife Margaret, of Richmond, VA, step son Jacob Schumacher and his wife Keely, of Austin, TX; her five grand-daughters Catherine Simpson,...
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Richard Roy Cruz

November 23, 1934 - June 19, 2018

Our beloved father, grandfather, husband, and friend, Richard Roy Cruz, went to be with the Lord at the age of 83. He met and married the love his life, Margaret Balleza, where they shared 53 blissful years together. In 1952, he joined the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War. During his military career, he worked as a lead radio operator. Richard loved his family and certainly...
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Andres Ramirez

April 3, 1956 - June 19, 2018

Andres Ramirez, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in San Antonio. Andres was born in San Antonio to parents, Alejandro and Martha DeLeon Ramirez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Lupita Ramirez. Andres is survived by his children, Andrea Ramirez, Clint Ramirez, and Bonnie Orta; grandchildren, Clarastina, Gavin, Judith, Fabian, Khloe, Trinity, Victoria,...
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Roy Braswell

November 29, 1960 - June 18, 2018

A bright San Antonio light went out on June 18th, 2018. Far too early, and totally unexpectantly, Roy Braswell was taken from us due to complications from a cerebral aneurysm. Roy was born on November 29, 1960, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to LeRoy and Arline Braswell. After a few moves, his Army family settled in San Antonio in 1969, where he graduated from Robert G. Cole High School in 1979. ...
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Arthur Patrick Terrell

March 17, 1945 - June 17, 2018

Our beloved father, husband, brother and friend, Arthur Patrick Terrell (73), passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. An honorable and proud veteran of the United States Air Force who served during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Southern Pacific Railroad, retiring after 27 years of dedicated service as a Locomotive Engineer. He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur Jacob Coy Terrell...
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Victoria "Vicky" Miran

December 23, 1924 - June 16, 2018

Victoria Rodriguez Miran passed away on June 16, 2018 in Boerne, Texas at the age of 93. Vicky was born in Eagle Pass, Texas to Juan and Maria Rodriguez. She married Michael Mesod Miran on August 1, 1943 at Little Flower Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas. Vicky and Michael, throughout the years, were involved in community service for their church, the American Legion & Auxiliary, and the...
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Thomas Martin Cahal, Jr.

October 3, 1958 - June 16, 2018

The kindest heart of all stopped beating on June 16th, 2018 when Tommy Cahal, Jr. lost his battle with cancer. Born October 3, 1958 in Nederland, TX to Thomas Martin Cahal, Sr. and Sally Smith Tomat. Tommy spent his youth in East Texas and was a graduate of Nederland High School and Lamar University. Following graduation, he moved to Austin where he worked for Capstone Management for the...
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Martha G. Munoz Esparza

April 14, 1947 - June 15, 2018

On Friday, June 15, 2018, Martha G. Munoz Esparza, beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed away suddenly at the age of 71 years. Daughter of Gabino and Mary Munoz, Martha was born in San Antonio on April 14, 1947. Martha's high school sweetheart and husband of 49 years, Richard A. Esparza, predeceased her in 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother,...
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Ralph F. Martinez, Jr.

May 28, 1958 - June 15, 2018

Ralph F. Martinez Jr. joined his parents and brother in peace after a short illness on June 15th at the age of 60. Known by his friends as "Penny Lane" for his love of the Beatles, Ralph enjoyed life to its fullest and made every day count. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and pets. He is survived by his loving and devoted sisters Teresa, Cecilia, Yolanda, Irene, Isabel...
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Norberto N. Ramon

January 15, 1962 - June 15, 2018

On Friday, June 15, 2018, our beloved Officer Norberto N. Ramon was honorably relieved of his post on Earth. Officer Ramon lived bravely to serve and protect up to the last two weeks of his life. He did not let cancer limit his life but showed cancer patients how to live their lives. Officer Ramon never wavered and fought a courageous battle with cancer to the very end. He lived and enjoyed a...
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Betty J. Rogers

February 1, 1924 - June 15, 2018

Our Mother, Betty J. Rogers, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2018, at the age of 94. Mom was born in E. St. Louis, IL, to George and Martha Dietrich. She is predeceased by her mother and father and two brothers, Paul and Bud Dietrich. Mom is survived by her 4 children, John P. (Jack) Rogers, Stephen L. Rogers, Constance Clemens (John), Janet E. Tennis (Steven), 6 grandchildren: John Paul...
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Amparo (Annette) Leos

June 6, 1921 - June 12, 2018

Mrs. Leos was a successful businesswoman for 35 years owning and operating Annette's House of Beauty on South Alamo St., living a long life of 97 years surrounded by family. She was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, mentor and friend to all, leaving no soul untouched. Preceded in death by her parents, Antonio & Lilia Cavazos of Laredo, Texas; husband Rudolph Leos; daughters Hilda...
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Adela Sholl

June 10, 1917 - June 11, 2018

Beloved aunt, wife, sister and friend, Adela Sholl, age 101, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018. Born to wonderful parents, Baltazar Reyes and Gila Esparza in San Benito, TX on June 10, 1917. Adela was worked as a beautician for many years. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 20 years, William L. Sholl; all of her siblings: Andres Reyes, Jose Baltazar Reyes, Roberto...
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Cleo McNeil Hockaday

October 13, 1928 - June 10, 2018

Cleo McNeil Hockaday (89) of San Antonio, Texas passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 10, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Pearlie Hallett and Amelia Clayton Hallett. She graduated from Northampton County High School in Virginia, where she was born and raised. She was a teacher's assistant and homemaker. She leaves to cherish her beloved husband of 62 years William L. Hockaday. She is...
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Louise E. Young

October 1, 1926 - June 9, 2018

"Death belongs to life as birth does. The walk is in the raising of the foot as in the laying of it down." Tagore, from Stray Birds, 268. Louise E. Young wrote these words in a college essay on death and dying. She was born in Missouri and died at the age of 91. She is pre-deceased by her mother, father, brother Dean, husband Ed, son Larry, and great-granddaughter Rosalyn. Surviving family...
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Forrest Venable Fitzhugh

December 4, 1938 - June 9, 2018

Forrest Venable Fitzhugh was born in San Antonio on December 4, 1938 and died on June 9, 2018 at the age of 79. Forrest was the eldest son of James Venable and Eloise Holman Fitzhugh. His maternal grandparents were Addie Alston deGraffenreid and Jesse Burette Holman, of Weimar, Texas, and his paternal grandparents were Ara Agnes Venable and Olin Minos Fitzhugh, of San Antonio. Except for one...
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Adela Mauricio Barron

April 14, 1919 - June 8, 2018

Adela Mauricio "Estella" Barron April 14, 1919 – June 8, 2018 Mrs. Estella Barron, widow of Felix G. Barron, Jr. passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord, on Friday, June 8th. Mother was widowed in 1957 after father died of Leukemia. At the time of his death, he was employed at Kelly Field as a firefighter and was a WWII veteran. They had just moved into their new home. It...
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George Celis

November 11, 1932 - June 7, 2018

In loving memory of George Celis, age 85, passed away on June 7, 2018, with his family by his side. George was a member of Albert Pike Masonic Lodge and Alzafar Shrine. He was a long-time member of the Alzafar Patrol, Rod and Gun Club. George spent his final years with the Antique Carriage Club and was owner of a Collision Facility from 1986 to 2012. His passions were classic automobiles, RV's,...
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Gloria Robles Cook

August 14, 1937 - June 7, 2018

Our mother, sister and grandmother, Gloria Robles Cook, went to be with the Lord at the age 80. She was born in San Antonio, TX to parents: Milton and Anita Robles during the generation of the Great Depression. The tough times during this era gave Gloria the persistence to withstand any hardship that developed throughout her life. She matured into a strong-willed woman with a "can do" spirit. ...
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Thomas Anthony Banasik

August 8, 1954 - June 6, 2018

Colonel (USA Ret.) Thomas Anthony Banasik, 63, born to Rhoda & Stephen Banasik, Minneapolis, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas after battling pancreatic cancer. A Military Veteran; Military Policeman; Deputy Inspector General, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Garrison Commander, Fort Indiantown Gap,...
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Juanita R. Villarreal

March 30, 1921 - June 5, 2018

In loving memory of Juanita R. Villarreal, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 with her family at her side. Juanita was born on March 30, 1921 in Waco, Texas to Juan and Maria Rodriguez. She was the first of 6 children and had to take parental responsibility to help her widowed father at an early age. Later, she worked as a school cafeteria aide for several schools in the San Antonio,...
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Monte Lee Adams

September 13, 1966 - June 3, 2018

Monte passed away at home surrounded by his precious books, albums, and photographs. He was preceded in death by his treasured Mother, Mary Katherine Adams, and survived by his Father Tommy Adams, his cousin Ricky Adams along with his family, more family and many friends. Monte graduated from Tom C. Clark High School, studied at San Antonio College, and Southwest School of Art where he earned...
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Amparo E. Lozano

November 2, 1930 - June 1, 2018

Amparo E. Lozano passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7th from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the chapel at Porter Loring on McCullough. ROSARY THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 7:30 PM PORTER LORING CHAPEL 1101 McCULLOUGH AVE. PROCESSION FROM PORTER LORING CHAPEL TO THE BASILICA OF THE LITTLE FLOWER FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018 DEPARTS AT 9:30 AM MASS OF THE...
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USAF Harold E. Duncan

January 1, 1937 - June 1, 2018

In loving memory of Harold E. Duncan, age 81, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 with his family at his side. He was a proud veteran of the US Air Force, retiring with an honorable discharge after 20 years of dedicated service. Always placing his family first in his life, he instilled integrity and self-esteem in all his children throughout his life. Harold is preceded in death by his...
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Agnes "Teddie" Constantine Specia

May 27, 1921 - May 31, 2018

Agnes C. Specia (Teddie) was born Aglaia Theadora Constantine in New London Connecticut, May 27, 1921. After graduating from Mary Washington College, she taught school in Virginia where she met and fell in love with Lt. AJ Specia. Against her family's wishes, she traveled to Fort Bliss to marry her Texas Aggie, AJ. They were members of the "Great Generation." When AJ was shipped out to the...
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Dorothy Elaine Hopkins

August 29, 1927 - May 30, 2018

Dorothy Elaine Hopkins, age 90 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 surrounded by loving family. Dorothy was born in Buffalo, NY to parents Harmon Laban Clark and Esther Cook Clark. Dorothy grew up in Buffalo, NY, and graduated with a B.A. in Home Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University. She met her future husband, Malcolm Townsend Hopkins, at a church youth group in Delmar, NY...
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Harold Robert Meyers

April 30, 1924 - May 29, 2018

Harold (Hal) Robert Meyers, 94, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at his residence at Blue Skies of Texas in San Antonio. Harold was born on April 30, 1924 to Henry Charles Meyers and Iva Hinch Meyers in Washburn, North Dakota. He graduated from Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Wisconsin and graduated with highest honors from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. Harold served as a...
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Ruth Pauline Lieberman

July 12, 1917 - May 28, 2018

Ruth Pauline Lieberman, 100 of San Antonio left peacefully to be with the Lord and Angels in heaven on May 28, 2018. Born in Berlin, NH on July 12, 1917 daughter of Fred and Ruth Eastman. Ruth graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn Maine in 1937 and attended Westbrook Junior College in Portland Maine. Enlisting as a WAAC in 1943 she left Maine to report for active duty at the...
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Peter P. Smith

August 15, 1946 - May 27, 2018

Peter Park Smith, 71, of San Antonio, Texas died on May 27h, 2018. Peter, son of John and Thelma Smith, loving husband of 48 years to Barbara and proud father to Stephen and Daniel. Peter was born August 15, 1946 In South/North Korea and moved to California when he was adopted at the age of nine. It was in August of 1955 Peter left for his new "home" in Arroyo Grande, California and later...
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Eusebio Joe Garcia

June 11, 1958 - May 27, 2018

After a courageous battle with cancer, our beloved Eusebio "Joe" Garcia, went to be with the Lord at the age of 59. Born in San Antonio, to Guadalupe and Victoria Garcia, Joe attended Fox Tech High School where he met his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Mariana. Joe was a dedicated husband, devoted father, loving grandfather, big brother and uncle. He was incredibly selfless and...
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Susan Cross Stasny

December 5, 1946 - May 27, 2018

Susan Cross Stasny entered into the nearer Presence of God in the early morning hours of May 27th, 2018 with her family at her side. She fought a short, but very courageous battle with Cancer. Susan was born to her parents, Vernon & Billie Stark Cross on December 5th, 1946 in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Memorial High School and later, the University of Houston. While attending U of H...
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Ronald Lee Fairman

March 24, 1947 - May 26, 2018

Ronald L. Fairman, age 71, passed away on May 26, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on March 24, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA to Jacob Fairman and Florence Eileen Fairman. Ron served in the U.S. Navy before attending Southwest Texas State and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree of Business Administration. He also obtained a Master's Degree of Business Administration in Land Economics and Real...
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Joseph Wratten

November 22, 1925 - May 26, 2018

Joseph B. Wratten Jr. peacefully went to be with the Lord at the age of 92 in San Antonio, TX. Joe was loved by all of his family including his children, grandchildren and great grandson. He was born in Mt. Vernon, AL to Joseph B. Wratten Sr. and Mildred Lewis. Joe is from a family of 9 children and had 5 sisters and 3 brothers. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and made it a...
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Oscar Gonzales San Miguel

February 3, 1948 - May 26, 2018

Beloved father, husband, grandfather and friend, Oscar Gonzales San Miguel, age 70, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018 with his family at his side. He was born in San Antonio to wonderful parents, Fred and Maria San Miguel. At the young age of 18, he proudly enlisted in the US Air Force, served during Vietnam War and after four years was honorably discharged. Oscar met his wife, Elva on...
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James E. De La Zerda

October 9, 1927 - May 25, 2018

James E. De La Zerda Sr. passed away at age 90, on Friday, May 25, 2018. Born in Floresville, TX, the youngest of six, James started his childhood living in the country. While attending Floresville High School he joined the track team and earned the nickname, "The 10 sec Man" for his pace in the 100-yard dash. James then served his country by joining the US Army during World War II at age of...
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Leticia Castro Barnett

May 20, 1964 - May 24, 2018

Leticia Castro Barnett, age 54, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born to Santiago Garcia and Esther Gutierrez on May 20, 1964 in Brownsville, Texas. Leticia is survived by her beloved husband, William T. Barnett, children, Erika Rivera and husband, Jesus and their daughter Nevaeh; Vanessa Castro and her children Velannai and Azaihzle; parents, Santiago and...
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Jennings F. "Jeff" Ketner

July 30, 1941 - May 22, 2018

Devoted husband and loving father Jennings F. "Jeff" Ketner, Jr., was released by death on May 22, 2018, following an accident and a weeks-long effort for recovery. Jeff was born in 1941 in San Angelo, Texas, to Jennings F. "Al" Ketner, Sr., and Inez Anthony Ketner. After graduating from Central High School in San Angelo and the University of Texas at Austin, he proudly operated a successful...
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Brian Wesley Agnew

January 5, 1981 - May 21, 2018

Our beloved son, Brian Wesley Agnew, age 37, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 with his family at his side. Brian was a wonderful, loving young man full of curiosity and energy. He was born in Houston, TX, but the family moved to Pleasanton, TX in 1987, where he was raised. He graduated from Pleasanton High School in 2000. Brian had a creative talent for art and music, and a passion for...
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Linda Marie Fisher

February 1, 1956 - May 21, 2018

Linda Marie Fisher, age 62, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on February 1, 1956 in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania to William and Rose Bradford. Linda served in the National Guard and was a school nurse amongst other professions. She enjoyed beautifying her yard and maintaining her home where she raised her four children and always welcomed company. She loved...
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David Anthony Marquez

1956 - 2018

MARQUEZ, David Anthony, 61, loving husband and best friend of Cindy A. Marquez; dear son of Domingo C. and Beatrice Marquez (nee Arriaga), dear son-in-law of the late Jose Fernandez & Minnie Fernandez (nee Falzarano), dear brother of Beatrice A. (Debbie Landau) Marquez, Patricia L. (Robert) Romano, dear brother-in-law of Terrie (Jack) Harvey, Marie (Tim) Vogler, dear uncle to Sabrina (Juan)...
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David R. Booth

March 1, 1954 - May 21, 2018

David R. Booth, age 64, of Spring Branch, Texas passed away Monday May 21, 2018. He was born March 1, 1954 in Louisville, KY to Carl and Alice Turner Booth. David began his career in the U.S. Air Force in 1975 and retired after 20 years of Honorable service. David was a self-taught "MacGyver," being called upon by his family and co-workers to solve any problem. He was an avid photographer...
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John F. Lange

February 29, 1956 - May 20, 2018

John F. Lange, age 62, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Sunday 20 May, 2018 at his home. He was born February 29, 1956 in Great Neck, New York to Paul and Dorothy Lange. John was educated at Ashland College, Ashland Ohio, graduating in 1978. He studied at Sunset School of Preaching in Lubbock, receiving his certificate in 1983. In addition, he received a BA (1987) and MA (1990) from St....
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Susan Maheu Guerra

January 12, 1951 - May 20, 2018

Beloved mother, wife and grandmother, Susan Maheu Guerra, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Born in New Orleans, LA, she was accepted by the Order of the Daughters of Charity at age 18. She attended St. Louis University, receiving a Bachelor degree in Social Work. As a Daughter, she performed many duties at the Guardian Angel settlement house in St. Louis. Her next two assignments were at St...
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Beatrice G. Morales

July 14, 1936 - May 20, 2018

Beatrice G. Morales, age 81, passed away on May 20, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Beatrice was born in Elmendorf, TX, to Miguel Morales and Rebecca Gonzalez. She was preceded in death by her parents Miguel and Rebecca Morales; her son Esteban Vela; and her sister Rebecca Bravo. Beatrice G. Morales is survived by her daughter Vanessa Reyes; granddaughter Regina Romero and her husband Joshua Robredo;...
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Herb Holland

October 11, 1924 - May 20, 2018

Herbert S. Holland Jr. died on May 20, 2018, after a sudden illness. Herb was born in Ithaca, New York, on October 11, 1924, to Herbert and Mary (Bride) Holland. He was their only child. After serving as an enlisted soldier with the 696th Armored Field Artillery Battalion in the European theater during World War II, he returned to his hometown of Ithaca. He graduated from Cornell University...
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Dalton Taylor

February 5, 1938 - May 17, 2018

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Dalton Taylor entered through the gates of Heaven to be with his Lord, Savior and Creator, Jesus Christ, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. Dalton was born in Gradyville, KY on February 5, 1938. Colonel Taylor dedicated his life to serving God, his family, and as a decorated veteran and hero, served his country, which he loved so much, 33...
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Robert Frank Greer

August 17, 1945 - May 16, 2018

A celebration of life and memorial for Robert "Bobby" Frank Greer, 72, will take place at 4 pm on Friday, June 1st, 2018 at First Baptist Church San Antonio. A visitation will take place on Thursday evening, May 31st, 2018 from 6-8 pm, also at First Baptist Church San Antonio. Bobby was born on August 17, 1945 in Fort Worth, TX, son of Herman & Dorothy Greer. He passed away on May 16, 2018...
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Loreto "Lee" Trevino

December 12, 1945 - May 16, 2018

Our beloved father, husband, brother, and friend, Loreto "Lee" Trevino, entered into eternal rest at the age of 72. He was born in Pharr, Texas to a family of 11, being the eldest son. He graduated from PSJA High School and from Pan American University, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He later received his Master of Arts in Political Science from St. Mary's University. ...
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Hunter Bentley Bush

April 30, 2015 - May 15, 2018

Hunter Bentley Bush, age 3 years old, died on May 15, 2018. Hunter is the son of Matthew Ray Bush & Jenevieve Ramos Bush of San Antonio. He is survived by two siblings, Matthew Landry Bush & Tyler Austin Bush. Hunter is also deeply loved by his great-grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and his countless family friends. Dearest Hunter, please know that you are our greatest...
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Pete Castillo, Jr.

December 13, 1935 - May 14, 2018

Pete Castillo, Jr., passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on May 14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 82. Born in Malakoff, Texas, to Pedro Castillo, Sr. and Consuelo Pérez Castillo, Pete (a.k.a. Peter or Pedro) grew up in Laredo, Texas, and Sterling, Illinois before enlisting and serving proudly in the United States Army. After completing his education in San Antonio, Texas...
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Dolly Morrow Altgelt

October 17, 1923 - May 14, 2018

Dolly Morrow Altgelt was born in San Antonio, Texas October 17, 1923. Dolly was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years, Woodward Woodson Altgelt, Jr., her son Skeet Altgelt and her parents William Leigh Morrow and Dolly Post Morrow. Dolly and Woodward were very active in the San Antonio Community and known for their many efforts to give back to the city. Dolly graduated...
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Ruben Santana CW4 US Army, Ret.

September 25, 1942 - May 13, 2018

Ruben Santana, age 75, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Ruben proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and later flew fixed wing planes. During his military career, Ruben also provided programming support to various commands until his retirement. Ruben never met a stranger and often forged long time friendships with...
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Jorge O. Pena

March 28, 1956 - May 12, 2018

Jorge O. Pena, age 62, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born to Octavio Pena, Jr. and Carolina R. Pena. Jorge graduated from Luther Burbank HS 1974, and enlisted in the USAF, serving his country 1975-1979. Jorge graduated UTSA 1992 with a B.A. in Civil Engineering, and held many interests, including, tending the family ranch, animal lover, devoted dog owner, enjoyed horse racing and...
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Joel Leonard Roth

December 21, 1924 - May 12, 2018

Joel Leonard Roth, aged 93, died the afternoon of Saturday, May 12, 2018 among family at his home in Austin, Texas. He was born on December 21, 1924, in Northampton, Pennsylvania to Isidor and Lillian Roth. Joel is survived by his children Bennett, Marc, Eric, and Susan, his grandchildren Andrew, Alex, and Alan, his daughters-in-law Maria Roth, Mariann Roth, and Kim Banda, and his sister Jean...
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Charles Doherty

October 23, 1927 - May 8, 2018

Reverend Charles Doherty left his earthly life and began his new life in Heaven on May 8, 2018 at 6:30 AM. In February, 2018, he was diagnosed with terminal lymphoma and decided against treatment. Charles Doherty was born on Oct. 23, 1927, in Terrirone near Moville, County Donegal, Ireland, to Mary (née Harkin) and Daniel Henry Doherty. He was born into a musical, hardworking farming family and...
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Raul Macias De La Garza

February 17, 1927 - May 7, 2018

Raul Macias De La Garza, age 91, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at his home in San Antonio. Raul was a World War II Veteran and Korean conflict. He was preceded in death by his parents Antonio and Felicitas De La Garza; sisters, Olga Aguilar and Olivia Summerville; son, Gilbert Charles Vasquez. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dora Charles De La Garza; brother, Frederico M...
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Jeffrey Ward

December 31, 1952 - May 7, 2018

Chief Jeffrey Ward, SAISD Police (Ret.), age 65, of San Antonio, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Jeffrey was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and spent his childhood growing up in the town of Suffern, New York. Jeffrey discovered his passion for serving the community at an early age, and chose a career in law enforcement after a brief stint in the US Marine Corps. After...
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Frank G. Trevino

February 10, 1922 - May 7, 2018

Frank G. Trevino February 10, 1922 - May 7, 2018 Our loving father, grandfather, husband, and friend, Frank G. Trevino, went peacefully to be with the Lord at the age 96. He was born to Frank C. Trevino and Concepcion Garza and was raised in San Antonio, Texas all of his life. In 1948, he met and married the love of his life, Claudina Trevino, where they shared 65 blissful years together and...
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Phyllis Braverman

October 16, 1935 - May 7, 2018

Phyllis Braverman, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away in her home on May 7, 2018. She was born October 16, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York, to immigrant parents, Ray and Louis Glick. Phyllis and Shelly Braverman were childhood sweethearts, having met at age 5 at summer camp. They lived in multiple cities in the northeast, eventually settling in Baltimore, MD. In...
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Delight Tillotson

November 16, 1929 - May 6, 2018

Delight Tillotson November 16, 1929- May 6, 2018 Mrs. Delight Tillotson passed away on Sunday May 6, 2018. She was born in Nashua, New Hampshire on November 16, 1929. Delight graduated from Nashua High School in 1947, Columbia University in 1952 and received her Master of Science in nursing from UT Austin in 1974. Mrs. Tillotson was a resident of San Antonio since 1974. She was preceded in...
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Mary Jane Clark

December 3, 1916 - May 6, 2018

MARY JANE IHLE CLARK December 3, 1916 – May 6, 2018 Mary Jane Ihle Clark was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin in 1916. While still an infant, she contacted polio which left her with an atrophied leg and other residual weaknesses. In spite of being disabled, she earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and a MAW from Wayne State University. Being disabled herself, she knew the...
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Winifred Witchell Pfiester

June 9, 1918 - May 5, 2018

Winifred "Winnie" Witchell Pfiester went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 9, 1918, where she resided her entire life. On November 9, 1939, she married Chester M. Pfiester at Grace Lutheran Church. They had celebrated 72 years of marriage at the time of his death in 2010. She graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1935. She was a...
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Margaret Kenney Hopkins

November 19, 1928 - May 4, 2018

MARGARET KENNEY HOPKINS November 19, 1928 – May 4, 2018 Our much loved mother, Margaret Kenney Hopkins, age 89, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born in San Antonio to Dr. Nat Mitchell and Mary Patterson Kenney, the fifth of six lively, independent, talented, and strong-minded children. She was an avid fisherman during summers at Rockport on the Gulf of Mexico...
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Marisela C. Falkner

September 13, 1971 - May 4, 2018

Marisela C. Falkner, age 46, of San Antonio, died Friday, May 4, 2018. She was a member of St. Anthony De Padua for 13 years, Missionary servant of St Anthony, Missionary servant of the Sacred Heart for 3 years and St. Anthony Devine Mercy. Marisela was an LVN for 20 years working in Home Health Care and the State Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Madison N. Falkner; sons,...
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Clara Santos Ondarza

August 12, 1922 - May 4, 2018

Clara Santos Ondarza, age 95, died on Friday, May 4, 2018. Clara was born on August 12, 1922 to Evaristo and Monica Frias Fernandez. Clara was an active member of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Altar Society, the church choir and the envelope ministry as well as a Eucharistic Minister for many years. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Raul...
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