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Yotta L. Lyle

October 6, 1937 - December 17, 2018

Yotta L. Lyle, age 81, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Yotta is survived by her loving husband, Richard Lyle; son, Roy Lyle (Mary); daughter, Megan Tabak (Adam); grandchildren, Richard Lyle and Amelia Tabak. VISITATION THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH
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Billy Don Tucker

August 28, 1938 - December 16, 2018

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Billy Don Tucker went to be with his Lord on Saturday, December 16, 2018. He was born in Abilene, Texas on August 28, 1938. He was a 1962 graduate of Hardin Simmons University with a degree in Business Administration. After that, he entered the Army as a military officer serving his country for 26 years. He loved his country and he loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. ...
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William Earl "Bill" Mulcahy

February 18, 1941 - December 16, 2018

William Earl "Bill" Mulcahy, 77, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Evelyn Cook Mulcahy; and his daughters, Courtney Mulcahy, Natalie Mulcahy, and April Mulcahy. GRAVESIDE SERVICE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018 9:15 AM FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Lowell Thompson

July 27, 1919 - December 14, 2018

Lowell Thompson was very much a part of the Greatest Generation, the generation that is the reason the rest of us have been able to enjoy the lives that we have. After marrying his soul mate, he deployed as a bombardier with the 391st Marauders during WWII, flying 16 bombing missions over Germany. After the war, as a member of civil service, he worked in the Dept. of Defense on our missile...
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Olga Vasquez

January 25, 1945 - December 14, 2018

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, Olga Vasquez of San Antonio, Texas, peacefully passed away early Friday morning, December 14, 2018, at her home. Her loving husband of over 53 years, Leopoldo "Leo" R. Vasquez, Jr. (Colonel, US Army, ret.) was by her side. She was born January 25, 1945, in San Antonio, the first daughter of the late Arnulfo and Olga Cardenas. She attended Blessed...
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Sherry Dee Hughes Wherry

November 10, 1970 - December 13, 2018

Sherry Hughes Wherry, 48, of San Antonio, Texas passed away Thursday, December 13th. A celebration of her life will be held at 12 p.m., Thursday, December 20 at Community Bible Church at 2477 TX-1604 Loop, San Antonio. An interment will follow at a later date in Odessa, Texas. Sherry was born November 10, 1970 in Levelland, Texas to J.D. Hughes and Audrey Conner Hughes. She graduated from...
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John F. Brosnan

February 18, 1929 - December 13, 2018

Col John F. Brosnan, age 89, died on Thursday, December 13, 2018 in San Antonio Texas. John was the son of Denis Brosnan and Mary Ann Hickey and was born on February 18, 1929 in New York City. He was raised and educated in Ireland before enlisting in the US Army at the Age of 16 in England. Spanning a 28-year Army Career, John retired in 1974 with the rank of Colonel and served during WWII,...
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Charles T. Briggs

May 14, 1931 - December 13, 2018

Charles Thomas Briggs, 87, was born in San Angelo, Texas on May 14, 1931 and peacefully joined his Heavenly Father on December 13, 2018. He graduated from San Angelo High School in 1948 where he enjoyed being the Bobcat Drum Major. He lived in Brady, TX, Wichita, KS, Irving, TX and recently moved to San Antonio from Houston, TX. Charlie traveled Texas working in the Life and Health Insurance...
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Lucille M. Rutledge

August 26, 1922 - December 12, 2018

Born August 26, 1922 Lucille M. Rutledge was a deeply religious and strong willed woman. She passed away on December 12, 2018 at the age of 96. She was a life long resident of San Antonio. The only child of Edmund Siebenhor and Agnes Boeck Siebenhor, she endured the early deaths of two young sons, Wade in 1948 and Greg in 1953 and that of her husband Paul in 1979. She is survived by four...
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David M. O'Connell

April 14, 1948 - December 12, 2018

David M. O'Connell, loving husband and father, passed away on December 12, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born on April 14th, 1948 in Lowell, Massachusetts to David M. O'Connell and Mary (Callahan) O'Connell. Mary died in 1951 and David was raised by Christina A. (Kelly) O'Connell. David graduated from Lowell High School in 1966, then joined the United States Air Force. He served for 30...
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Elmer L. Davis

October 30, 1926 - December 12, 2018

Elmer L. Davis joined his dear wife with Our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the age of 92. He was born on October 30, 1926 in Advance, Missouri to Frank and Ophia Davis. He is preceded in death by his 5 brothers and 5 sisters. After graduating from Central High School in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Elmer served in the US Navy. He married DeLaine Miles in 1949 and they...
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Judith Ann Garrett

September 10, 1948 - December 11, 2018

Judith Ann Garrett, 70, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born in San Antonio to Ruby L. and Roland R. Arnold, who both preceded her in death. Judy is survived by her husband, Richard Garrett; daughter, Allison Brault (Greg); son, Bryce Garrett; brother, Charles W. Arnold (Sara). After graduating from Highlands High School in San Antonio, Judy received her...
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Sarah Beth Badgley

June 16, 1943 - December 11, 2018

Sarah Beth Badgley, age 75 of San Antonio, Texas, died of Alzheimer's on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Sarah was born June 16, 1943 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Carolyn and John Mugg. She was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson Highschool where she was a Lasso dancer. She was also a graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a degree in teaching and later her Master's degree. Sarah started as a...
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Melinda Joan Davis

November 11, 1961 - December 10, 2018

Melinda Joan Davis, born; Melinda Joan Rimmer, age 57, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Abilene, Texas, on November 11, 1961, and raised in San Antonio, Texas, where at the age of 18 she met her Husband, Mark Davis- whom she raised three children with. Melinda was a loving, giving, and caring soul. She was a mother, daughter, sister, and best friend...
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Helen Anne Newcomb

September 4, 1934 - December 9, 2018

Helen Anne Newcomb, age 84, passed away on Sunday, December 9 in San Antonio. She was born on September 4, 1934 in Westport, Connecticut to Andrew John & Mary Ethel (Evans) Pasternak. A devout wife of 51 years, exceptionally loving mother & grandmother, dedicated teacher, loyal, caring, and compassionate friend. Artistic, creative, and free spirited with a unique sense of style, class, and charm....
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David E. Fiems

August 8, 1943 - December 9, 2018

David E. Fiems, age 75, passed away December 9, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. David was born on August 8, 1943 in Moline, IL. David served in the Navy in 1960 until he was medically discharged in 1961. David worked for the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad for 18 years until 1980. He went on to work for Chrome Crankshaft until moving to San Antonio in 1983. He retired on July of 2002 from...
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Shirley R. Kipnes

January 11, 1926 - December 8, 2018

Shirley R. Kipnes, 92, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Shirley was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA and was a graduate of Elmer L. Meyers High School. She attended Penn State University for one year, after which she married her beloved husband Herbert Kipnes, a highly decorated WWII veteran. Shirley was an extremely friendly, warm, outgoing person with an easy smile and...
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Leon E. Dillard

June 21, 1929 - December 8, 2018

Leon E. Dillard, age 89, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Hartford, Alabama on June 21, 1929 to Eulyus and Voncille (Strickland) Dillard. He was a graduate of Turkey Creek High School in Florida. He served for over 27 years in the U.S. Air Force, during which time he met and married the love of his life, Cecilia and had their two children Gayle and...
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Mary Alice Bert

March 12, 1948 - December 7, 2018

Mary Alice Bert passed way in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, December 7, 2018. She was preceded by her son Chance Leslie Lynn Bert "Poker". Survivors include her daughter, Paula Washington, and her granddaughter, Genevieve. MEMORIAL SERVICE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018 12:00 P.M. OXFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 9739 HUEBNER ROAD SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
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Hilda E Atkinson

July 12, 1924 - December 7, 2018

Hilda Ettie McCune Atkinson (née White) passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the age of 94. Hilda was born in Lafayette, Tennessee on July 12, 1924 to Samuel and Ada (Stafford) White. She married Orville A. (Mac) McCune in Alabama in 1943, and had three sons with him. As a soldier's wife, Hilda was well-traveled. She lived throughout the United States and in Okinawa, Japan, where her...
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Roselind Gene Bracy Worthen

August 30, 1952 - December 7, 2018

Roselind Gene Bracy Worthen, age 66, passed away in December of 2018 in her hometown of San Antonio, TX. Both she and her twin were born in 1952 to Helen Delores Geiger and SFC Reverend Herbert L. Bracy in Columbia, South Carolina. Rose was a graduate of South San High School in 1971. She received a dual Associates of Arts from St. Philip's College in 2012 and Bachelors of Arts in 2015 from...
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Jeannette L. Zeman

March 23, 1937 - December 6, 2018

Jeannette Van De Walle Zeman, aka "The Woman Who Fell To Earth" earned her worthy title throughout her life as one of the most Giving and Talented women one could ever know. After a courageous battle with Alzheimer's, Jeannette entered Eternal Life on Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 to join her true love and husband Ken. Born and raised in San Antonio, TX, Jeannette was a member of the proud and...
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Eloise Ann Hehn

December 5, 1931 - December 5, 2018

Eloise Ann Hehn known by friends, colleagues and family as "Ms. Ellie", went home to rest, December 5, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Born in San Antonio, Texas on December 5, 1931, she was the daughter of Henry and Margarita Fuentes. She arrived to Mississippi in 1967 when her husband, Merlin Hehn, was transferred to Keesler, AFB. Mississippi soon became home for them and their family, and...
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Brandon Todd Hudson

February 3, 1973 - December 4, 2018

Brandon Todd Hudson, age 45, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 San Antonio, Texas. Brandon was welcomed by John and Elizabeth Hudson on February 3, 1973 in Alexandria, Louisiana. Brandon grew up in San Antonio, Texas and attended Clark High School. He loved his friends and always had a strong connection to those who shared his childhood. Brandon attended Baylor University and graduated...
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David Michael Lee

February 7, 1947 - December 4, 2018

David Michael Lee, a cherished husband, father and grandfather, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at age 71 surrounded by his family. Michael is survived by his beloved wife of forty years, Jacqueline Pendell Lee; his son, Jeffrey Michael Lee; his son, Jason Matthew Lee and wife Colleen Goree Lee; his daughter, Natasha Michael Lee Hollenbaugh and husband Joseph Hollenbaugh; and...
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Charles Adrian Pool

September 20, 1935 - December 3, 2018

Charles Adrian Pool passed peacefully on to heaven on December 3, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, He was born September 20, 1935 in Harlingen, Texas and lived most of his life in Primera. Charles was the youngest of seven children born to Jerry C, Pool and Mary E. Knowls Pool. He enjoyed a loving and close family with siblings Fannie Feinberg, Allen Pool, Mary Massey, Dorothy Hauschild, Dannye...
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Jennifer Elaine White

May 1, 1985 - December 2, 2018

Jennifer Elaine White, age 33, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born May 1, 1985 to Ricky D. and Maria E. White in Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA. Over her lifetime, she was very active and always happy. Her loving spirit brought her many friendships. Jennifer could brighten any room she entered with her smile and laughter. She was an incredibly talented and...
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Edward "Eddie" Lee Morris

June 6, 1929 - December 1, 2018

Edward "Eddie" Lee Morris, 89, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born in Blakely, West Virginia on June 6, 1929, to Waitman and Cora Morris. Eddie grew up in Charleston, West Virginia where he graduated from Charleston High School in May of 1947. In October of 1947 he joined the Army Air Force which brought him to San Antonio. He left the Army Air Force in April of...
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Diane C. Gould

October 26, 1932 - December 1, 2018

Diane Chillingworth Gould, 86, died December 1, 2018 of congestive heart failure in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in the Bronx, New York to Catherine and Francis Chillingworth, and was the youngest of eight sisters and immediate older brother, Thomas. After their father died in 1936, the Chillingworths moved to a beloved home on Newbold Ave. along with oldest sister Kay Cumming and her...
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Chance Leslie Lynn Bert, "Poker"

January 17, 1971 - November 30, 2018

Chance Leslie Lynn Bert "Poker" passed way in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, November 30, 2018. He is survived by his sister, Paula Washington; mother, Mary Alice Bert, who passed away on December 7, 2018 and his niece, Genevieve . Son, brother, uncle, friend - these titles don't sum up what Chance was to those of us who loved him. Chance took part in many things, and liked to give back...
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Adrienne Roanne Diamond

September 11, 1958 - November 30, 2018

Adrienne Roanne Diamond, age 60, passed away on Friday, November 30 in San Antonio. She was born on September 11, 1958 in San Antonio, Texas to Paul and Grace (Fallick) Diamond. In her early years she happily attended dance class where she met lifelong friends. She attended and graduated from Holmes high school where she was the first girl to play on the boy's baseball team. In her spare time...
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Jack Norvil Keller, USA (Ret.)

November 3, 1931 - November 29, 2018

Jack Norvil Keller passed away peacefully November 29, 2018, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio after a long struggle with congestive heart failure. He was born November 3, 1931, in Bay City, Texas, to the late Don Elroy Keller, Sr., and Mary Caroline Wright. He was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Dawson; brothers, Don Keller, William Keller, and Wilber Maurice Keller and by...
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Nell Norton-Horadam

October 20, 1928 - November 28, 2018

Nell Norton-Horadam, 90, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was born October 20, 1928 in Karnes County to Clifford, and Cordelia Norton. Nell graduated from Medina High School 1946. She enjoyed her career with Southwest Airlines as a reservation specialist. Nell enjoyed sewing and volunteering at her church and the state hospital. She loved her family, friends, and...
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Dorothy Jeanne Papa

February 5, 1926 - November 26, 2018

Dorothy Jeanne Papa, 92, passed away quietly at home on November 26, 2018 after a short illness. She was born to Ray and Elsie Olson in Kingsley, Iowa on February 5, 1926. She met her husband Albert at a USO dance and they settled in San Antonio after he graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. Dorothy worked as a hairdresser/receptionist until they welcomed their first child in 1954....
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Robert William Bradfield

March 8, 1933 - November 26, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert William Bradfield announces his passing on Monday, November 26, 2018, at the age of 85 years. He was born March 8, 1933 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Bernie; and his children, Ben and Sherry, Dalton and Gretchen Maddox and Gabby Bradfield. Bob will also be fondly remembered by his...
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Ace Andrew Ramos

November 18, 2018 - November 26, 2018

Ace Andrew Ramos passed away Monday, November 26, 2018. He was born in San Antonio, Texas to Chris & Kacie Ramos. VISITATION MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018 5:00-7:00 PM PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH GRAVESIDE SERVICE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018 1:00 PM RESURRECTION CEMETERY AT CORDI-MARIAN
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Virginia "Gini" Faye Siljestrom-Fasulo

August 28, 1920 - November 25, 2018

Virginia "Gini Faye Siljestrom-Fasulo was born in Chicago on August 28, 1920. She passed away peacefully on November 25, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 98. Being an only child, her cousin Dot filled the sister roll. They were bridesmaids in each other's weddings. They went on many trips together and just generally treasured their relationship. Gini met her husband, Don on a...
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Miguel Angel Herrejon

May 21, 1958 - November 25, 2018

Miguel Angel Herrejon, age 60, went to be with the Lord on November 25th, 2018 in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his family. Miguel was born on May 21, 1958 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Maria Del Socorro Herrejon Delgado and Miguel Herrejon Cardenas. He was the husband of Delia Herrejon Uresti. They shared 39 years of marriage together. Miguel immigrated to La Puente, California in 1984 to...
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John "Jack" Pellek

October 16, 1941 - November 25, 2018

Colonel John "Jack" Pellek, USAF (Ret.) was born in Newark, NJ to Barbara and Jules Pellek on October 16, 1941 and died in San Antonio, TX on November 25, 2018 due to complications from exposure to Agent Orange during his service in the Vietnam conflict. After graduating high school from Seton Hall Preparatory School and obtaining a degree in Civil Engineering from Newark College of...
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Pamela Philip Wright

January 15, 1953 - November 24, 2018

Pamela Philip Wright, age 65 of Bulverde, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 24th, 2018. She was born on January 15, 1953 to Willis Douglass Philip Jr., and Frances Moore Philip. She is preceded in death by her parents, Doug and Frances Philip and her oldest brother, Willis Douglass Philip III. Pamela is survived by her beloved husband, Darryl; daughter Rebekah...
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Patrick "Ricky" Barden Rader

January 13, 1968 - November 23, 2018

Patrick "Ricky" Barden Rader, 50, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23 with his wife by his side. Ricky fought a difficult and courageous battle with cancer, but is now living pain-free in the hands of our Lord and Savior. Ricky enjoyed his days fishing, golfing, building his small business and spending valuable time with his many family members and friends. His charisma and quick-wit...
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Dorothy Katherine Crues

May 11, 1929 - November 22, 2018

Dorothy Katherine Crues, age 89, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Dorothy was born in Woodward, Oklahoma on May 11, 1929 to Edwin Ralph Sievers and Dorothy Alice Brooks Sievers. While the Sievers family moved around following her father's work, she ultimately ended up in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she spent most of her formative years. Dorothy is survived by...
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Beverly Joan Ahrens

June 19, 1934 - November 22, 2018

Beverly Joan Ahrens, 84, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 19, 1934 to Harold and Edna Sinker. She served in the Navy for two years, and lived in San Antonio since 1952. Beverly was a cancer survivor. She was committed to home, family, being a wife and mother was always her top priority. She was a caring person who loved traveling, cooking,...
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Shirley Fletcher Elrod

October 29, 1932 - November 22, 2018

Born in San Antonio, Texas on October 29, 1932, to wonderful parents, the late Jesse N. and Ruby A. Fletcher, along with her brother, the late Jesse C. Fletcher. She joined her parents and brother in Heaven on November 22, 2018 at the age of 86. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Jimmy L. Elrod; son Doug of Houston and daughter Debbie Triesch and husband Billy of San Antonio;...
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Elizabeth (Betty) V. Marshall

July 11, 1922 - November 21, 2018

Elizabeth (Betty) V. Marshall passed away peacefully on November 21, 2018 in San Antonio at the age of 96. She was born Elizabeth Anne Voight to Clara and Harvey Voight on July 11, 1922 in Waupaca Wisconsin. She spent her early years in South Bend, Indiana and summers in Loyal and Marshfield WI. Betty graduated from Girls Trade and Technical School in Milwaukee WI in 1939. Along with raising...
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Karen Lynne Harrison

May 13, 1962 - November 21, 2018

Karen Harrison lived a full and fruitful life. She was loved by many who recognized her honesty, quick wit and many skills. She is survived by her husband, Michael Harrison; daughter, Jamie Harrison; son, Jared Harrison; father, Glenn Moret; mother, Maribeth Moret (Matherne); sister, Janet King (Moret). Karen accepted Jesus Christ into her heart at an early age and spent the rest of her life...
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Aida Esther Swinning

July 14, 1940 - November 21, 2018

Aida Esther Swinning, our beautiful mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Aida was born in Santiago, Veraguas, Panama, on July 14, 1940. She graduated from Escuela Normal de Santiago and studied Business Administration at the University of Panama in Panama City. Her father, a noted musician and composer,...
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Robert H. Detrick

May 17, 1935 - November 21, 2018

Robert H. Detrick, age 83, of San Antonio, TX, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was born May 17, 1935 in Rochester, NY to Harold and Anna Detrick. In 1953, after graduating from Buffalo's Technical High School, he enrolled a Westminster College (PA), where he met his future wife, Carolyn Ann Dart of Coventry, CT. They received their Bachelors degrees in June, 1957 and were...
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Susan Cornell Schwarz

April 30, 1945 - November 21, 2018

Susan Cornell Schwarz, age 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in Bulverde, Texas. She was born in Houston, TX to Charles and Bette Gene Reeves. She was preceded in death by her husband. Walter "Brownie" Schwarz and brother, Mills Reeves. Susan is survived by her loving daughters, Lindsay Schwarz (Abel Mendieta) and Betsy Wade (Mark); she was...
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Randall "Randy" Hunter House , Jr.

December 30, 1985 - November 20, 2018

Randall (Randy) Hunter House, Jr., 32, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in San Antonio. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 30, 1985 to Randall and Marylyn House. Randy was a graduate of Douglas MacArthur High School in San Antonio and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Randy is survived by his parents; two sisters, Tiffany House and Andrea Faris; a brother-in-law, Warren...
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Gary Lee Konarske

January 20, 1947 - November 19, 2018

Gary Lee Konarske passed away peacefully at the of age 71 on Monday, November 19, 2018. He was born January 20, 1947, in Denver Iowa, to Elden and Elsie Konarske. He is survived by his wife Leslie Konarske, sister Nancy [Denny] Schneider, daughter and granddaughter Ericka and Aleksaun'dria, nieces [Angela Montgomery [Jason], and [Melissa Steuve [Travis], great nieces and nephews, cousins [Rex...
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Gerald (Jerry) Elmer Gueldner

August 9, 1930 - November 19, 2018

Gerald (Jerry) Elmer Gueldner, a lifelong resident of San Antonio, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the age of 88. Jerry was born August 09, 1930 to the late Elmer George Gueldner and Mae Helen Ousset Gueldner. He attended St Anthony grade school and graduated from Central Catholic High School, Class of 1948. He enrolled at San Antonio College and later enlisted in the Army National...
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Darby Reid

September 15, 1949 - November 19, 2018

Darby Reid, age 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Spring Branch, Texas, surrounded by family and friends after a 3-year battle with cancer. Born in Amarillo, Texas to Luke and Audrey Reid, he graduated from Amarillo High School in 1967, received a BS in Business from West Texas State University, then proudly served in the US Army. Darby retired from Valero Energy after a 45-year career....
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Bert Brown

March 6, 1952 - November 18, 2018

Bert Brown, born March 6, 1952, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 18, 2018. "When you put your cares in God's Hands, He puts peace in your heart," wrote Bert in his daily journal. Bert, an outdoorsman, grew up in Rockdale, Texas helping his father raise cattle and riding his quarter horse. He graduated from Rockdale High School lettering in 4 sports. In football, the Austin-American...
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David L. Tawater, USAF, Ret.

December 17, 1934 - November 18, 2018

Col. David L. Tawater, USAF, Ret. age 83, passed on Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 in San Antonio. Born Dec 17, 1934 in Houston, Texas to Paul and Hattie Tawater. He received a bachelor's degree in Business from Louisiana Tech before being commissioned into the U.S. Air Force. He flew the KC-97, KC-135 and B-58, prior to going to Vietnam. He served in SE Asia as a forward air controller flying O-2s...
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Enrique Cruz , Sr.

October 18, 1934 - November 18, 2018

Enrique Cruz, Sr., age 84, went to be with the Lord on November 18th, 2018 in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his family. Enrique was born on October 18, 1934 in Laredo, TX to Juanita Valdez. Enrique was an educator for thirty years in San Antonio, TX teaching Electronics and PC Repair and where he demonstrated his passion for motivating his students, adults and his family. Because of the great...
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Dorothy S. Jacobs

August 16, 1930 - November 17, 2018

Dorothy S. Jacobs, age 88, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She served in the Marine Corps as a nurse during the Korean War. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by her son, Dr. Philip Jacobs and his wife, Isabel; son, Darius Jacobs; grandchildren, Alyssa, Hannah, and Connor Jacobs. GRAVESIDE SERVICE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2018 3:00...
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Jospeh F. Speier

January 5, 1924 - November 17, 2018

Joseph F. Speier, 94, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Joe was born on January 5, 1924 in San Antonio, the third son of Anthony A. and Elizabeth Lessing Speier. He graduated from Central Catholic High School 1941 and attended Texas A&M from 1942-1943. Joe served in the Army Air Corps from 1943-1945, doing tours in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. He received his BBA in 1949...
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June Marie Fuschich

June 29, 1927 - November 14, 2018

June Marie Fuschich (nee Adams), born in Bedford England, passed away at the age of 91. An aspiring nurse during the London blitz of WWII, she went on ambulance runs to assist the wounded. Circumstances, however, interrupted her nursing education. June met the love of her life John A. Fuschich, Jr. while he was stationed overseas in the U.S. Air Force. After several assignments (including...
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Dennis Shaw

March 20, 1946 - November 13, 2018

Dennis R. Shaw, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, November 13 in San Antonio, Texas. Born and raised in Medford, Oregon and served in the U S Navy. Dennis worked for Toledo Scale Co. and started P & S Scale Company in 1984 with his partner Billy Pace in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Darlene and Gaylen Shaw. Dennis is survived by his wife, Sandra Shaw; son, Ryan and...
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Donald Dean Stanfield

January 27, 1930 - November 12, 2018

Donald D. Stanfield, age 88, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born on January 27, 1930 in French Lick, Indiana to Leslie and Theo Stanfield. Dean, as he preferred to be called, spent 25 years serving in the military. After military retirement, he worked at USAA and was a substitute teacher for North East I.S.D. During his time with us, he went by many...
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John G. Yates

September 4, 1934 - November 11, 2018

John Griffin Yates, retired Bexar County District Court Judge, passed away at his home surrounded by his loved ones on November 11, 2018. John was born in San Saba, Texas on September 4, 1934 to Louis Acquilla Yates and Lucile Elizabeth Patterson Sammons. The family moved to San Antonio, Texas where John attended San Antonio Academy and Texas Military Institute before graduating from Newport...
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Patricia Carolyn Ponder Mannheimer

January 28, 1934 - November 11, 2018

Patricia Carolyn Ponder Mannheimer went to be in the presence of God on November 11, 2018. She fought hard for two weeks with a struggling heart, and is now free from all pain and restrictions of her earthly body, in the beauty of Heaven. She had such great love for her family and we all miss and love her immeasurably. She was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up with a love of horses, sports, and...
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Donald H. Thomas

July 25, 1934 - November 8, 2018

Our Father, Donald "PawPaw Don" Thomas, passed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He battled numerous illnesses for years like an epic warrior of old, winning time and again until the diseases joined forces and the warrior went down, fighting until the very end. Donald Harlond Thomas was born in rural Flora, Illinois to Harold and Genelle. The family moved to Harvey,...
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Bobby L. (Bob L.) White

November 9, 1943 - November 7, 2018

Bobby L. (Bob L.) White passed away on November 7, 2018, at his home. He had been battling COPD and asthma for several years. Bob was born in Fall Branch, Tennessee, on November 9, 1943. The country doctor stayed the first night because he had pneumonia, a foreshadowing of the illness that ended his life. Bob lived with his wife, Deanna, in Kingsport, Tennessee, until he was transferred with...
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Billy McCoy Saxon

December 19, 1945 - November 6, 2018

Billy McCoy Saxon of Boerne, Texas was born December 19, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama as the oldest of three children born to B.B. and Violet Saxon. He passed away surrounded by his family November 6, 2018 at the age of 72 after bravely battling several serious conditions. Billy grew up in Florida and later moved to San Antonio where he met his wife. He is survived by his loving wife, Andrea;...
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Mia Rosalina Barajaz

April 13, 2002 - November 4, 2018

Mia Rosalina Barajaz, age 16, went to peacefully rest in the arms of our gracious heavenly Father on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born April 13, 2002 on Lackland Air Force Base and went on to touch so many lives in the short time we were blessed to have her here on Earth. Her smile and her song brought light to us all and she loved new adventures and new friends. She...
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James Clayton Lamb

August 29, 1924 - November 4, 2018

James Clayton Lamb, age 94, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Hubbell, Nebraska to George F. and Loretto Lamb. James was in the United States Navy for 3 years and served in World War II on the USS Mountrail in Radio Communications. After military service, he graduated from St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Math. He worked...
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Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr.

July 17, 1936 - November 4, 2018

Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr., beloved husband and father, passed away on November 4, 2018, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mickey Anne McKee Shanks; his daughters Eleanor McKee Shanks, Rebecca Pauline Shanks, and Barbara Anne Shanks Geerdes; sons-in-law Donovan Buck and Gregory Geerdes; and grandchildren William Alexander Geerdes, Catherine Anne Geerdes, and Harrison...
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Louis H. Rimpel

September 2, 1942 - November 3, 2018

Mr. Louis H. Rimpel, age 76, passed away on Saturday, November 3 in San Antonio. He was born on September 2, 1942 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Mr. Louis Rimpel Sr. and Ms. Yvonne Hakime. He was preceded in death by his parents. Louis was proud of his heritage and loved his family and was close to his late brother, Mr. Arnold Sassine. Louis had a strong personality, ambition, patience,...
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Jacquelyn Frances Valus

July 23, 1931 - November 2, 2018

Jacquelyn Frances "Jackie" Valus, 87, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born in Cleveland, OH on July 23, 1931 to William and Mabelle Lang. Jacquelyn was an active member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church for 26 years. Jacquelyn is survived by her husband of 63 years, James Valus, and children: Jean Gereb and husband Kenneth, Janet Waskow and husband Mark, Michael...
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Robert G. Walter, Dental Corps USN

June 7, 1941 - November 1, 2018

Captain Robert G. Walter was born on 7 June 1941 in West Allis, Wisconsin. Following graduation from the University of Notre Dame in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, he attended Marquette University's School of Dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1967. During dental school, Captain Walter was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He returned to the...
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Houston Edward Lowe

November 28, 1919 - November 1, 2018

Houston Edward Lowe passed peacefully from the loving arms of his daughters into the embrace of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, November 1, 2018. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law; Toni Lee Serene and Fred L. Serene, Jr., LTC USA (Retired), Pipe Creek, Texas; Terri Lyn Rodriguez and Victor V. Rodriguez, SMSgt, USAFR (Retired), San Antonio, Texas; and Dr. Tina Leslie Farrell...
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Guadalupe (Lupita) Bernal Moberg

December 12, 1925 - November 1, 2018

Guadalupe (Lupita) Bernal Moberg passed away on November 1, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born December 12, 1925 in San Antonio, TX to parents Luis and Mercedes (Pimental) Bernal. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, Donald Leonard Moberg; sisters, Maria B. Garcia, Elena B. Snyder, Eva, and Cecilia Bernal; brothers, Robert, Louis, Caesar, and Enrique Bernal; and...
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Richard Hailey

February 17, 1949 - November 1, 2018

Richard Aubrey Hailey, age 69, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife Helen by his side. He was born on February 17, 1949 in Beaumont, Texas, to Royce and Johnnie Fay Hailey. The family, which included his sisters Suzanne and Cynthia and brother Jay, moved to Dallas in 1955, where Richard (who is called Dick by his family) attended public schools and...
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Abby Adair Loudermilk

January 7, 1979 - November 1, 2018

Abby Adair Loudermilk, 39, of San Antonio, TX passed away on November 1st, 2018. Born January 7, 1979, in San Antonio, TX, Abby was the daughter of Dr. Gary and Beth Loudermilk. Abby received her B.A. in English at Southeastern University in Hammond, LA and then went on later to get her law degree at St. Mary's Law School in San Antonio, TX. She had her own private law practice. She is...
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Florence Josephine "Jo" Hale

October 16, 1913 - October 31, 2018

Florence Josephine "Jo" Hale (age 105), passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Jo was born October 16, 1913 in Edinburg, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John M. Hale and by her adored granddaughter, Erin McElderry. She is survived by her daughters, Pat McElderry and Cynthia Berkley; and by her son and his wife, Steve and Kathy Hale; as well as by four...
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Richard H. Darnell

February 14, 1942 - October 31, 2018

Richard Hamlin Darnell, age 76, of Edmond, OK, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Richard was born February 14, 1942, in Greenwood, MS, to William Franklin Darnell, Jr. and Jeanette Hamlin Darnell. He was the third of four boys who were raised on cotton plantations in the Mississippi Delta, which their father managed. He earned his Eagle Scout...
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Sophie C. Olfers

April 19, 1923 - October 31, 2018

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Sophie Catherine Olfers (née Ersch) passed away on the morning of Wednesday October 31, 2018, at the age of 95. She follows her husband, Roland Olfers (1915 – 2008), of sixty-one years of marriage into heaven. Caring and devoted, Sophie leaves behind a world made brighter by the kindness she showed to everyone she met and the deep love...
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Margaret Cox Schlueter

June 3, 1940 - October 31, 2018

Margaret Cox Schlueter, long time San Antonio Educator and Administrator, died on October 31, 2018 at the age of 78. She was born on June 3, 1940 in Van Nuys, California. She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha and Percy Cox and grandson, Travis Schlueter. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ralph Schlueter; daughter, Tammara Schlueter Hillert (Sydney Hillert); son, Scott...
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Becky Ann Stephens

October 30, 1959 - October 29, 2018

Becky Ann Stephens, age 58, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on October 30, 1959 in New Braunfels, Texas to Lawrence Stephens and Jo Ann (Timmermann) Horn. Becky grew up in Houston, Texas where she played softball all the way up until she graduated from Northbrook High School. She devoted her entire life to being the best single mother she could possibly be...
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Sidney Lee Lanier

November 17, 1944 - October 29, 2018

Sidney Lee Lanier, 73, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Sid was a proud Army Veteran, who served as a helicopter mechanic. Outside the military he was a motorcycle and auto mechanic. Sid loved racing motorcycles in his early years. He was creative and enjoyed working with his hands, which included wood working, leather tooling and making jewelry. He was...
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Grace Marie Jendrzey, "Granny"

December 1, 1937 - October 29, 2018

Born December 1, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas and went to meet the Lord on October 29th, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was 80 years old, and preceded in death by her loving husband Daniel Jendrzey. They were married 62 years. She was also preceded in death by her parents George and Tereza McLeod; sisters Josephine Upton and Teresa Baracaia; brothers, George McLeod Jr., Vincent McLeod and...
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Rebecca A. Cadena

April 29, 1974 - October 28, 2018

Rebecca A. Cadena, dedicated daughter, wife, loving mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend was called home to the Lord on October 28th, 2018 at the age of 44 in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by Grandparents, Jacob Gaona Sr., Josefa Rios, Rodolfo and Frances Aguilar. Rebecca A. Cadena is survived by Grandmother, Carmen Rios Plata; her beloved husband, Michael Cadena; sons,...
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Katherine Elizabeth "Betty" Cermin

November 25, 1931 - October 28, 2018

Katherine Elizabeth (Betty) Cermin, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend passed away on October 28, 2018. She was born on November 25, 1931, to Benjamin Talbert and Marie Henderson Scarborough and lived in San Antonio her entire life. She attended Hot Wells High School where she met her future husband Rudolph Cermin. They were married for fifty-three years and blessed...
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Beverly Clyde (B.C.) Moore

April 2, 1930 - October 27, 2018

Beverly Clyde (B.C.) Moore, 88 years old of San Antonio, Texas, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 27, 2018. B.C. was also known as "Bev, Dad, Papa and Super- Hero" to many. B.C. was born on April 4, 1930 in Harwood to his parents William and Irene Gardner Moore. A graduate of Crystal City High School, B.C went on to be a member of the 4th Army Band, and a graduate of the University of Texas...
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Maureen Mullaney

November 10, 1935 - October 27, 2018

Maureen Mullaney, age 82, passed October 27th in San Antonio, TX. She was born to Hugh Mullaney and Helen Farrell Mullaney in Rutherford, NJ, and graduated St. Mary High School 1953. Maureen graduated as a Registered Nurse from New York's Lenox Hill Hospital 1956, and served as a working Nurse until 1989. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Kathleen. Maureen is survived by...
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Lessley H. "Les" Ratcliff

January 26, 1932 - October 27, 2018

Lessley Hill "Les" Ratcliff was born January 26, 1932 to Lane and Florence Almeda Bowlin Ratcliff in Auburn, Mississippi. He grew up on a farm in Franklin county MS and graduated from Independence High School in 1950. After serving in the inactive Navy reserve for 9 months, he joined the Air Force and retired after 22 years as SMSgt on June 30, 1973. After retiring from the Air Force, he had a...
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Floyd Joseph Halty

December 24, 1927 - October 27, 2018

Floyd Joseph Halty, age 90, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in the family home in Lacoste, Texas, the youngest of 5 children, to Charles O. and Ida Loessberg Halty. The family, Swiss and Alsatian descendants, emigrated to the US in the 1840's. Floyd grew up on the family farm and attended Medina Valley Schools. He is a veteran of the US Air Force...
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Jeannie L. Anderson

September 13, 1944 - October 26, 2018

Jeannie L. Anderson, age 74, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on September 13, 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama to Joe Howell Marshall and Thelma Ruth Mathis. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, George Anderson. Jeannie is survived by her children, Allan, Marshall, Anne-Marie and Nancy; step sons, Andy and Michael: Grandchildren, Kennedy,...
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David Alan Ross

September 20, 1955 - October 26, 2018

DAVID ALAN ROSS September 20, 1955 – October 26, 2018 David Alan Ross, age 63, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Bulverde, Texas. Born on September 20, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas to Percy Shannon and June Frances Ross. He was a 1974 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and also a graduate of honors from the Marine Corps Recruit in San Diego, California. He served our country...
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Robert "Bob" Haas

June 12, 1948 - October 26, 2018

Robert Ed Haas (Bob), age 70, passed away peacefully at home on October 26, 2018 in Kerrville TX. Bob was born in Columbus TX to Edmund Otto and Myrtle Ealy Haas. He graduated from Del Rio High School in 1965 and served in the US Army. He was a letter carrier for the USPS in Del Rio and Kerrville and retired after 37 years of service. Bob never met a stranger. He lived life to the fullest and...
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Judy Sherron Lovelace

August 11, 1943 - October 25, 2018

Judy Baley Lovelace took her last breath on earth on Thursday, October 25th, and is now singing with the angels. She was born in Abilene, TX on August 11, 1943 to James and Lera Crenshaw. She was the youngest of the Crenshaw siblings and her brother, Jimmie, and sister, Barbara, along with her parents, indulged her every whim. She was a 1961 graduate of Wylie High School in Abilene, TX,...
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Lawrence W. May

August 25, 1928 - October 24, 2018

Lawrence W. May, age 90, passed away October 24, 2018. Lawrence was born August 25, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas to Lawrence C. and Essie May. Lawrence met Sarah (Sally) Lou Simmons May in Hope, and they married November 6, 1947. Lawrence's great faith, love for God and his family guided him through a 27 year military career, a 20 year banking career, and many years of service in his church. Lawrence...
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Robert Grazulis, USAF (Ret.)

October 7, 1941 - October 24, 2018

MSgt. Robert Grazulis USAF (ret.), age 77, lost his long and courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side. He was born on October 7, 1941 in Camden, New Jersey. Robert served overseas in Turkey (twice), Scotland, Pakistan, Thailand, Germany and Greece as well as bases in Florida, North Dakota and Texas. After retirement...
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Robert Gary Graves

February 16, 1947 - October 24, 2018

On October 24, 2018 Robert Gary Graves soared into the sky on eagle wings to be with his heavenly family. He was born on February 16, 1947 in Colorado Springs, CO. Robert voluntarily enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1968. A Vietnam veteran, his military career was cut short from wounds received in combat action, earning him a Purple Heart decoration. Robert honorably, dutifully, and valiantly...
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Ima Mae Hafernik

September 5, 1935 - October 23, 2018

Ima Mae Hafernik, 83, of San Antonio, passed away at home in the presence of family on October 23, 2018 due to complications related to cancer. She was born on September 5, 1935, to Claude Burian and Cora Belle Alexander at their home near Jacob's Well outside Wimberley, Texas. Ima attended San Marcos High School, then Southwest Texas State Teachers College. She married Robert Hafernik on...
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Roberto Hernandez

August 26, 1936 - October 22, 2018

Roberto Hernandez was called home to the Lord October 22, 2018 at the age of 82 in San Antonio, TX. He was born in El Paso, Tx to Bernardino and Corina Hernandez with his brothers, Jose (Amparo) and Raul (Rosa). He was a graduate from Thomas Jefferson High School in El Paso and UT San Antonio. Retired from the US Air Force with 22 years and Civil Service Customs with 20 years. He is preceded in...
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Fisher James Woodchick

March 4, 2013 - October 22, 2018

Fisher James Woodchick was born on March 4, 2013 in New Braunfels, TX. Fisher gained his angel wings on October 22, 2018. Fisher was born to mommy Molly Fly Woodchick and daddy Andrew Charles Woodchick of New Braunfels, TX. Fisher was a strong and loving little boy who bravely battled Muscular Dystrophy until the very end. His cheerful smile could brighten any room. You could feel God's love when...
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Joe M. Lara, III

March 1, 1960 - October 22, 2018

Joe M. Lara, III was born March 1, 1960 to Guadalupe and Joe Lara, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas and died peacefully surrounded by his family on October 22, 2018. The oldest of seven children, Joe was eventually raised by his grandmother, Cruz Martinez, where he received great wisdom and insight. Joe was very inquisitive as a child, systematically excavating the backyard in search of artifacts or...
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