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Bob Froeschle

February 24, 1931 - October 8, 2018

Bob Froeschle passed away peacefully in his sleep in Austin, Texas on October 8th, 2018 at the age of 87. He will be affectionately remembered by all who knew him as one of the most affable, easy going and friendly people they have ever met. Bob was born in San Francisco, CA in 1931, to Clara and Chester "Dutch" Froeschle, along with an older brother Edward and a younger sister Carol. Bob was...
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Robert "Bob" McDaniel

February 22, 1950 - October 3, 2018

McDaniel, Robert February 22, 1950 - October 3, 2018 Robert "Bob" McDaniel was born in Springfield Missouri. Robert and his family moved from Springfield to Topeka, Kansas, Mission, Kansas, Omaha, Nebraska, Dallas, Texas, and Louisville, Kentucky. He attended the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He met his future wife, Carol Louise Conn, when he...
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Sharon Kay Woodring

September 18, 2018

Sharon Kay Woodring, 68, of Lakeway, TX passed away peacefully on September 18, 2018 in Lakeway, TX. Sharon is survived by her loving Husband Wayne Woodring; children Kimberly and Stephen Woodring; Sister Bobbye Dubose; Niece Dawn Ringstaff; Nephew Bryan Dubose; and countless cousins, grandnieces/grandnephews, great-grandnieces/great grandnephews and a bunch of unofficially adopted sons,...
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Alec Nelson Porter

April 29, 1998 - September 11, 2018

Mr. Alec Nelson Porter, My Son, My Beautiful Mind. Flashes of memories race through my head of the largest and smallest moments in his life. As a newborn, I see his sparkling hazel eyes, his tender little fingers and toes, and his gurgling sounds from his lips that wanted to say so much more. As his father, I quickly realized that both in his younger years and later that I was growing...
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Susan Karen Baillargeon

October 18, 1956 - September 10, 2018

Susan Karen Baillargeon, age 61, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at her home in Austin, TX after a courageous battle with cancer over the last eight months. She was born on October 18, 1956, in Birmingham, England to Hubert Charles and Barbara Mary Mosson. Born and raised in England, Susan graduated from Brunel University in London where she met her husband, Paul. They lived west of...
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Robert Lee Cannon

January 18, 1955 - September 9, 2018

Robert Lee Cannon January 18, 1955 – September 9, 2018 On Sunday, September 9, 2018, the world lost an incredibly kind soul. Bob "Bulb" Cannon was a hard working electrician , passionate musician, avid bowler and one of the nicest people you'll ever meet. Those mourning his loss include his mother Shirley, brother Jerry, sister Laura, and companion, Cindy. He was father to Adan, Annice...
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Billy Ray "Bill" Defoyd

October 26, 1929 - September 8, 2018

Bill Defoyd passed away peacefully from complications of a stroke on Saturday September 8, 2018. Born in Frederick, Oklahoma on October 26, 1929, Bill, brother Paul, and sisters Betty and Jacquetta were raised by Elijah and Thelma Defoyd in the "dust bowl" of the Great Depression. A lifelong accomplished athlete, he was captain of the baseball team, played basketball and was president of the...
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Marjorie Barnes Morris

February 28, 1929 - September 7, 2018

Marjorie Barnes Morris, long-time resident of Lakeway, Texas, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2018, following a stroke. She was 89 years old and had battled Alzheimer's disease for the past few years. Marji was a native Texan, born February 28, 1929. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950. Marji was a pharmacist in Port Arthur, Texas, where she met and...
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Thomas Lawrence Luth

January 15, 1952 - September 7, 2018

Thomas Lawrence Luth, 66, of Austin, Texas, passed away on September 7, 2018. He was born on January 15, 1952, to Lawrence B. Luth and Elaine Rauert (Kalkowski) Luth in Grand Island, Nebraska. Tom grew up on a farm, the oldest son in a large, loving family. As early as age 5, his father took him to construction jobsites, where he learned both the highest quality skills and to LOVE your work...
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John Stuart (Stu) Lilly

January 24, 1956 - September 7, 2018

John Stuart (Stu) Lilly, 62, of Austin,Texas passed away on September 7, 2018 in Austin after a long and courageous battle with Glioblastoma, Brain Cancer. Stu was born January 24, 1956 in Dallas, Texas to Warren R. Lilly and Jane B. Lilly Nix. He graduated from WT White High School in Dallas, Texas. He attended The University of Texas and was a competitive swimmer for the Longhorns. He...
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William C. Gilbert

September 6, 2018

William C Gilbert, age 82, passed away September 6, 2018 at his home in Austin, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Denver, Colorado in 1935 to John and Freda Gilbert. During World War ll the family relocated to California and Florida while his father served as an engineering officer in the navy. After the war, the family settled in Denver where Bill finished from South High in...
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William Daniel (Dan) Vaughn

September 5, 2018

William Daniel "Dan" Vaughn, 68, husband of the late Phyllis Vaughn of Austin, greeted our heavenly father on September 5, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Born June 18, 1950, in Crockett, Texas, he was the son of Bill and Jean Vaughn. He attended Deer Park High School, graduating cum laude, and attended The University of Texas at Austin where he graduated with high honors, as a member of Phi Beta Kappa...
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Joel Shane Whitaker

August 28, 1973 - September 1, 2018

Joel Shane Whitaker, 1973-2018 Shane Whitaker, 45, of Austin, Texas, lost his long and brave battle with brain cancer on September 1, 2018. Shane was surrounded by family and friends as he walked into the arms of God. Born in Houston, Texas, August 28, 1973, Shane spent most of his childhood in Denver, Colorado before settling in Lake Travis, Texas, at the age of 14. Shane graduated from...
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Gwendolyn Lee Oglesby Rippey

April 9, 1931 - August 19, 2018

Gwen Rippey passed away peacefully on August 19, 2018, at the age of 87. She loved life, loved adventure and most of all, she loved her family and her friends. She was a beautiful woman with a generous heart, a lovely lady who always found something she loved about each person she met and made sure to extend a compliment to build others up. She loved Don, the love of her life, her travel partner,...
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Larry Wayne Menard

October 2, 1954 - August 19, 2018

Our dear, sweet Larry unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, August 19th, at his home in Lakeway, TX. His life ended when his heart failed and he will forever and always be in our hearts. Larry Wayne Menard was born to proud parents, Esther Mary and Lovine Paul Menard, on October 2nd, 1954, in Houston, TX, where he spent most of his life. Upon graduating from Friendswood High School, he earned a...
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Frank Dominick Cavallaro

March 14, 1945 - August 14, 2018

FRANK DOMINICK CAVALLARO, beloved husband, father, brother and friend age 73, resident of Spicewood, Texas, died suddenly but peacefully on August 14, 2018. Born March 14, 1945 in Melrose Park, Illinois to Catharine and Frank Cavallaro, he grew up with his siblings, Joseph, Clara, Carlo, Louis and Andrew, in Melrose Park. Following his graduation from Proviso East High School, he attended De Paul...
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Erik Kyle Hanson

November 6, 1998 - August 12, 2018

We thank God for the precious gift of Erik's life with us. God lent him to us for nearly 20 years and now has chosen to call him back home. We had the privilege to raise him, share his journey, lead him to Christ, and now to let him go. Though not often outspoken about his faith, he held it tightly and without apology. He would want everyone who knew him to have eternal life found only in...
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William Frederick "Fred" Lucas, M.D.

August 11, 2018

William Frederick (Fred) Lucas, M.D., gifted physician and medical administrator and beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away August 11 in Austin, Texas. He was 85. Fred was born in Georgia in 1933 to William (Bill) Frederick Lucas and Alma Sue Miller Lucas, and his family moved to Texas when Fred was very young. He attended school in Port Arthur and participated in several sports,...
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Dylan Dimitri Palmer

May 31, 2000 - August 7, 2018

Dear Family & Friends, It is with great sadness we announce that Dylan Dimitri Palmer born on May 31, 2000 in Kaluga, Russia and adopted in August 2002 by parents Jill R. Hawthorne and Edward A. Palmer III, passed away the morning of Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He is resting peacefully with his Grandmother Judith L. Palmer and Grandfather Max Hawthorne. Dylan is survived by his two brothers...
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Marilyn "Lynn" D. McMahon

June 19, 1941 - July 31, 2018

Lynn McMahon of Lakeway, Texas, passed away July 31st, 2018, after a brief illness. Lynn was born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 19, 1941 to William and Dorothy Meehan. She attended Fontbonne Hall Academy and received her associate's degree from Grace Downs Secretarial School. Lynn met Patrick McMahon in Brooklyn, and they were married August 24, 1963, in Shelter Island, NY. Together they raised...
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Betty Sturrock

June 28, 1919 - July 26, 2018

STURROCK, Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) 1919-2018 Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Sturrock, most recently of Austin, Texas, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. She was 99 years young. Elizabeth was born on June 28, 1919 in Emhouse, Texas to the late Georgie Willie Adams and William Rufus Hall. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William Parten...
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Frank Joseph Sturzl, Jr.

October 10, 1945 - July 26, 2018

Frank Joseph Sturzl, Jr. was born in Pipestone, Minnesota, on October 10, 1945, to Frank Joseph Sturzl, Sr. and Helen Audrey (Hansen) Sturzl. Awaiting Frank in a small two-bedroom home were five sisters. A sixth sister had died before Frank was born, and a seventh sister was born in 1952. He had no brothers. Frank always said it took many years for him to realize how fortunate he was to have been...
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Michael "Mike" Christian Perkins

October 30, 1943 - July 25, 2018

Michael "Mike" Christian Perkins, passed away to his final reward on July 25, 2018. Mike was comforted by his wife Kathleen Connolly Perkins, and his sons David and Christopher who were at his side during his final moments. Mike was a proud native Texan who was a lifelong fan of the Texas Longhorns, the Dallas Cowboys—or any other Texas team that filled his heart with pride. Mike was born...
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Creed Lamar Ford III

November 17, 1952 - July 20, 2018

Creed Lamar Ford III, age 65, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, July 20, 2018. He was born on November 17, 1952 in Darby, Pennsylvania to the late Jane Freitag Ford and Creed Lamar Ford Jr. Shortly after birth, Creed returned to Texas and was commissioned an 'Honorary Texan' by Governor Shivers on October 30th, 1953. Creed graduated from Lake Highlands High School in...
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Sarah Ann Brownlee

July 27, 1951 - July 18, 2018

BROWNLEE, Sarah Ann Lakeway Sarah Ann Brownlee passed away on July 18th, 2018. Her parents, George and Gwyndolyn Brownlee of Dallas, Texas, preceded her in death. Sarah was born in Dallas, Texas on July 27th, 1951. She graduated from Lancaster High School in 1969. Four beloved children survive her: Steven Scott Tynes and his wife, Meg; Jennifer Leanne Griggs and her husband, Sat; Robert...
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James Knox Bickley

December 18, 1935 - July 15, 2018

James Knox Bickley, 82, of Lakeway, Texas, died on July 15, 2018, at his home in Lakeway after a life well lived. James "Jim Popo" Bickley, was the son of William and Jane Bickley. He is survived by his three sons Nathan, Matthew and Clark; his daughters-in-law Amy, Angie and Barea. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Kathryn, Loretta, Dylan, Logan, Eli and Chrysta, all living in the...
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Charles T. Adams "C.T."

July 14, 2018

Charles T. Adams, known to friends and family as "C.T.," passed away on July 14, 2018 at the age of 87. Born in December 1930 in Union County, Arkansas, C.T. was the third of five children of Ambrose and Vera Adams, and the first to attend college. C.T. earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Southern Arkansas University, before serving his country as an U.S. Army infantry lieutenant. After his...
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Eugene R. Czapski

November 16, 1919 - July 8, 2018

Eugene R. Czapski passed away July 8, 2018 at age 98. Beloved husband of Anna (nee Ilecki); dear father of Christine VanKouwenberg (John); John (Terrie); Steven (Rose); Edward (Rebecca) and the late Katherine Kipp. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Brother of the late Lucille Pawelczyk. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 20th at 11 A.M. at...
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Yvonne Justice

December 14, 1927 - July 7, 2018

Yvonne Justice, affectionately known as "GiGi," a lover of human kind, anything including the number 9, breakfast, family, faith, a good bargain, hugs, the show Jeopardy, and a good old-fashioned belly laugh has virtuously winged her flight to the Abhá kingdom. She left this earthly life on July 7th, 2018 at the age of 90. Her amount of giving was endless. Nothing was too much trouble, and...
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D. Page Ragland

March 24, 1964 - July 6, 2018

D. Page Ragland, age 54, a life-long resident of Austin, Texas, passed away on July 6, 2018, surrounded by his family. Page was born on March 24, 1964. He was a graduate of The University of Texas and spent his entire career in real estate. Page was an avid tennis player and golfer. He will be sadly missed by his many friends and his family: parents, Don and Connie Ragland; sister, Bretagne...
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William Burel "Bill" Davis

January 15, 1926 - June 28, 2018

DAVIS, William Burel "Bill" Austin, Texas William Burel "Bill" Davis, 92, passed away June 28, 2018. He courageously fought to live till the very end. "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith". II Timothy 4:7. Bill was born January 15, 1926 on a farm in Franklin County, Arkansas near Qzark, Arkansas. Parents were James Elmer "Buck" Davis and Ida...
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Charles Mark Killgore

May 22, 1930 - June 20, 2018

Charles Mark Killgore passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Lakeway, TX at the age of 88 years old. Mark was born on May 22, 1930 in Sweetwater, TX, one of three children born to Charles Boone and Helen Cowsert Killgore, cattle ranchers. He graduated from Roscoe High School and served in the US Air Force. Mark went on to graduate from Texas Tech University with Honors in Petroleum...
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Willene Glass Boger

August 28, 1944 - June 13, 2018

Willene was born in San Angelo, TX on August 28, 1944 and raised on the family Lacy Creek Ranch in west Texas between San Angelo and Midland. She graduated salutatorian from Sterling City high School, and attended TCU where she received a BA in English. While attending TCU, she met the love of her life, Allen Dickson Boger Jr on a blind date. She was the Sig Ep Sweetheart at TCU. Upon...
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Frederik Willem de Wette, Ph.D.

June 29, 1924 - June 11, 2018

"Frits" de Wette passed away surrounded by family on June 11, 2018, in Austin, Texas. He was 93 years old. Frits was born June 29, 1924, in Bussum, the Netherlands, to Willem H. de Wette and Kornelia Boogerd de Wette, who were both H.S. educators. Frits and his older sister Hetty, were raised in Huizen, an idyllic country fishing village, 30 miles east of Amsterdam. Frits studied physics at...
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Philip David Miller

February 4, 1961 - June 7, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Philip Miller announces his sudden passing, on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the age of 57 years. Philip will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 23 years, Dolly and his children, Joanne (Andrew), Brett and Brooke (Alex). Philip will also be fondly remembered by his three grandchildren, Elijah, Nolan and Lucille. Philip was predeceased by his father,...
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Barbara Ann Phillips

March 26, 1932 - June 3, 2018

Barbara Ann Phillips, 86, of Lakeway, Texas, died on Sunday, June 3, 2018. She was born on Saturday, March 26, 1932 in Bradford, Pennsylvania. Barbara is survived by two daughters, Karen Llewellyn and Jerri Ann Yznaga. Karen is married to Donald Llewellyn and they have one child, Megan Nelson. Megan is married to Eric Nelson and they have two children, Zachary and Hannah Nelson. Jerri Ann is...
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Sharon Anne Scalf

October 3, 1955 - June 2, 2018

Sharon Anne Scalf, 62, passed away peacefully in her home in Lakeway, Texas on Saturday June 2, 2018. Sharon was born to Gerald "Buddy" Scalf and Lillian Anne Scalf on October 3, 1955, while her father was attending the University of Texas in Austin. She moved to Corpus Christi in 1957 where she attended school at Fraser Elementary, Cullen Junior High and graduated from King High school in...
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Martha Joan Dempsey

February 15, 1935 - June 1, 2018

Martha Joan Dempsey (Evans), of Austin, TX passed away unexpectedly at her home on June 1st, 2018 at the age of 83. She was born on February 15th, 1935 in Indiana to Amy Fiddler and John Evans. She met the love of her life, William Dempsey, in Indiana and they were married on June 4th, 1956. They moved to Austin, TX in 1969 where they built a home and worked very hard to provide a wonderful...
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Tom Davies

November 30, 1941 - May 24, 2018

Tom Davies, "Big Daddy", of Austin, TX died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the age of 76. He died at home surrounded by his loving family of a very rare form of cancer. Tom, known by most everyone as Big Daddy, lived big and loved big. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Anita Bell Davies, for almost 54 years and through this love story they had a full and wonderful life together. Tom...
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Leota L. Key

August 21, 1922 - May 22, 2018

Leota L. Key was born August 21, 1922 in Lexington, Oklahoma to Roscoe and Gladys Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 sister and 4 brothers and two husbands . She is survived by one brother, Don Mitchell (Linda) from Phoenix, Arizona, daughter E. Judy Stein (Lee) of Lakeway, Texas, grandson Patrick Stein (Cheryl) and their children Chance, Julia and Grayson Stein of Houston...
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Roger Aitala

April 18, 1937 - May 12, 2018

Roger, son of Concetto and Anita Aitala, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on May 12 with his wife and two children by his side after a long illness. After World War II, Roger immigrated to America with his parents and brother from the picturesque Adriatic coastal town of Rovigno, Italy. He embraced his newfound homeland and the dream it offered to those willing to work for...
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Genevieve Wrenn Cook

August 12, 1922 - May 12, 2018

Genevieve Wrenn Cook passed away Saturday morning, May 12th, 2018, in Austin, Texas at Park Manor Nursing Home from congestive heart failure. Genevieve was 95 years old. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, August 12, 1922. Graduating from Idaho Falls High School in 1940. Her parents were Samuel and Nancy Jane Colson from Tatesville Tennessee. She was one of 7 children. Fred, Edgar,...
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Marian (Patty) Windes Callahan

June 19, 1937 - May 8, 2018

Marian (Patty) Windes Callahan, 80, of Austin, TX died Tuesday May 8, 2018 at home in the Longhorn Village retirement community in Austin. She was retired from the U.S. Dept. of Defense as a Thai Linguist and branch chief. Patty was married to Fritz Callahan for nearly 60 years. They met at Lawrence College in Appleton, WI, in 1954. By way of introduction Patty soaked the back of Fritz's neck...
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Arthur McKinley Morris

October 31, 1929 - May 8, 2018

Arthur McKinley Morris 1929 - 2018 Arthur McKinley Morris, Jr. passed away on May 8, 2018. Art was a resident of Austin, Texas. He formerly resided in metropolitan Dallas, San Antonio, Honolulu and St. Louis. Art was first and foremost a loving family man, who was respected by all who knew him for his compassion, generosity, and kindness to others. Art graduated from Wellston High...
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Janet Ann Davies

January 22, 1936 - May 6, 2018

Janet Ann Davies died on May 6, 2018 at her home, Longhorn Village, in Austin, Texas. She was 82 years old. She was born in Wilmette, Illinois on January 22, 1936, daughter of Henry J. and Bess Boesch. She has two siblings who survive her, Joan Knapp and Henry J. Boesch, Jr. Janet graduated from New Trier High School and went on to the University of New Mexico, Class of 1957. She was a...
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Edith Ruth Curliss Benjamin Chapman

June 6, 1923 - May 3, 2018

Edith Ruth Curliss Benjamin Chapman b: June 6, 1923 Elmwood Place, OH passed away on May 3, 2018 and flew to Heaven, accompanied by her beloved hummingbirds. Our Mom was extremely caring, intelligent and talented. She had a very successful 27 year professional career while raising her three sons, enabling each of us to obtain advanced degrees after our father's early illness and death. She was...
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Travis Garrett Jones

October 17, 1986 - May 1, 2018

Travis Garrett Jones, of Spicewood, Texas, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 1, 2018. He was born October 17, 1986 in Austin, the son of Thomas and Debbie (East) Jones. He attended Lake Travis schools and graduated from Lake Travis High School in 2005. He then attended Texas Tech University, before returning home to become partner of Jones Heating and Air Conditioning. In his younger...
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Daniel Franklin Ray

December 16, 1985 - April 30, 2018

Daniel Franklin Ray, born to Colleen and Kenny Ray on December 16, 1985, left us far too soon. His life was shorter than anyone could have imagined but filled with compassion, joy, laughter, smiles, and warm bear hugs conveying all the love Daniel offered with every encounter. Daniel grew up in and around South Austin, Lakeway and the Lake Travis area. His school years were all in the Lake...
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Janie (Jayne) Naomi Irby

February 5, 1946 - April 29, 2018

Janie (Jayne) Naomi Irby passed away unexpectedly after a fall at her home on Sunday, April 29 at the age of 72. She is survived by her daughter Suzanne Marchman of Georgetown, TX; son Alan Irby of Down Home Ranch in Elgin; granddaughter Mackenzie Middlebrook of College Station; sister Glenda Durbin of Rockwall; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins who have played a big role in her life. ...
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Marjorie A. Brooks

August 11, 1925 - April 27, 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE – MARJORIE A. BROOKS August 11, 1925 – April 27, 2018 Marjorie Alice Alexander was born on August 11, 1925 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Jimmie Kate and Henry Alexander. The family moved to Fort Worth, Texas while Marjorie was an infant and a few years later the family relocated to Albany, TX. There her mother owned a successful restaurant and her father owned and...
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James (Jim) Alton Chipman , Sr.

February 18, 1931 - April 24, 2018

James Alton Chipman, Sr. (Jim), age 87 of Austin passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Jim was born in Luling, Texas on February 18, 1931 to Wilburn Chipman and Margaret Mitcheltree Chipman. Jim attended high school in San Marcos and went on to study at Southwest Texas State University. Jim also served his Country in the United States Air Force. He then went to Alaska and worked on the DEW...
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Walter Henry Mengden, Jr.

October 25, 1926 - April 23, 2018

Walter Henry Mengden Jr., age 91, passed away early Monday morning on April 23, 2018 in Lakeway, Texas. Walter, a native Houstonian, was born October 25, 1926. He's a graduate of the Kinkaid School, received his law and doctor of jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas law school and a BBA from the University of Texas. A veteran of both the U.S. Navy in World War II, U.S. Army in the...
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Virginia "Jinny" Erdmann

May 18, 1924 - April 16, 2018

Virginia (Jinny) Erdmann, age 93, born May 18, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI, passed away peacefully in her residence at The Pavilion at Great Hills, Assisted Living Facility, on April 16, 2018. While in high school Jinny met and dated her future husband Walter. After graduation, Jinny attended University of Wisconsin Madison. The WW II war effort interrupted her schooling and Mom worked in an...
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Lillian Schaeffer Works

December 20, 1925 - April 13, 2018

WORKS, Lillian Schaeffer December 20, 1925 – April 13, 2018 Lillian's story is a life-long journey of adventure, which began in Chicago where she was born to Austria-Hungarian/Romanian immigrant parents, Frank Peter Schaeffer and Hedwig Pievitz Schaeffer. Lillian and her older sister, Hattie, grew up in a Polish neighborhood; she loved all things Shirley Temple and had fond memories of...
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Maxine Burger

August 4, 1927 - April 13, 2018

Maxine Burger, born August 4, 1927 in Thiel, Arkansas, founder of Kim's Cleaners, Inc. died Friday, April 13th, 2018 at the Longhorn Village Resort in Austin, Texas, of natural causes. Maxine grew up in Kilgore, Texas. She was a Kilgore Rangerette and graduated from Kilgore College. Her first career was in banking which lasted about 24 years, until she retired in 1973. She then worked as...
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Charles (Chuck) Roy Moreland

May 2, 1941 - April 12, 2018

Charles (Chuck) Roy Moreland, 76, of Lakeway, Texas, died on April 12, 2018, following a brief struggle with cancer. He was born on May 2, 1941, in Houston, Texas, to Cecil and Mary Louise Moreland. He attended school in San Antonio, Texas, where he became active in scouting. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow, scouting's national honor society. ...
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William L. "Bill" Carfer

December 10, 1933 - April 10, 2018

William L. "Bill" Carfer, 84, of Spicewood, Texas passed away Monday, April 10, 2018. Bill was born December 10, 1933 in Long Island, New York. Bill married his beloved wife of 62 years, Fran, before moving to Texas in the late 1950's. Bill and his late brother, Richard, established Carfer Tile Company in 1958. The business is still in the Carfer family today. Bill's hobbies were golf,...
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Dennis Carl Millirons

July 4, 1951 - April 2, 2018

Dennis Carl Millirons, LFACHE, passed away, with his family by his side, on Monday, April 2. This sudden and unexpected passing has left all who knew him with an indescribable sense of loss and sadness. It is here where we will search for words to describe a life so well lived between July 4, 1951 and April 2, 2018. Dennis was born to Carl and Lily Bell Millirons of Snyder, Oklahoma, where he...
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Harold E. Mercer, "Hal"

April 22, 1928 - March 28, 2018

MERCER, HAROLD E. "HAL" Hal Mercer of Lakeway, Texas passed away on March 28th at the age of 89 after a long battle with heart problems. He was born in Indiana to Hobert M. and Nannie E. Mercer, and grew up in Greeneville, Tennessee, where he attended high school and Tusculum College. He joined the Army Air Corps (later the U.S. Air Force) and graduated from flight school in 1949. Thus...
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Paul Hamilton

November 19, 1934 - March 28, 2018

Paul Hamilton of Fredericksburg passed into the loving arms of Jesus Wednesday March 28th after a long battle with dementia. He was born in 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama, to Samuel C. Hamilton and Louise Moen Hamilton. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Samuel C. Hamilton, Jr. and a nephew, Mark Hamilton. He is survived by his brother, David Hamilton and David's wife,...
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Herbert G. Zinsmeyer

November 2, 1929 - March 28, 2018

ZINSMEYER, Herbert G. Nov. 2, 1929 – Mar. 28th, 2018 Herbert Gerald Zinsmeyer was born on November 2nd, 1929 in D'Hanis, Texas to Martin and Dora (Koch) Zinsmeyer. He was their sixth of seven children and youngest son. Herb was blessed with older brothers Joseph, James, Bernard, and David, older sister Emily, and younger sister Ellen. Herb's youth was spent growing up in D'Hanis across the...
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Raymond Palmer Whitfield, Jr.

January 17, 1925 - March 22, 2018

Ray Whitfield passed away, peacefully on March 22, 2018 at age 93. He was born January 17, 1925 in San Antonio to Raymond and Mary Bennett Whitfield. He had one younger sibling, Charlotte Whitfield Hogan, who predeceased him. Ray's life journey, vocationally, was very rich. His interest in the military service began with his father's WWII position as Adjutant General of training command. After...
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Jane Petersen Skinner

December 29, 1920 - March 19, 2018

Jane Petersen Skinner passed away on March 19th in Austin, Texas at the age of 97. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Dorothy Petersen. Jane was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 29th, 1920. Jane grew up in Wilmette, Illinois and attended Lake Forest College before moving to Dallas, Texas where she worked as an executive assistant at Neiman Marcus. Jane married...
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Con Alan Rusling

May 11, 1948 - March 18, 2018

Con Alan Rusling, 69, of Lakeway, Texas died on Sunday, March 18, 2018 in hospice care at the Community Living Center of Central Texas Veterans Center, Temple. During his professional career he worked in the professions of oil and gas, forestry, financial business along with acquisitions and publications in Santa Ana, CA, Dallas, New York, and in Austin as former CFO at Sheshunoff Information...
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Margaret Henderson Bottoms

August 11, 1943 - March 18, 2018

Heaven gained another angel. Margaret Bottoms, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday afternoon, March 18, 2018. Margaret was born on August 11, 1943 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas to Conley Newton Henderson and Margaret Madeline Burke. Many of us are here today because of Margaret's faithful and fervent prayers for us. She loved the Lord, her church, her beautiful children, grandchildren...
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David "Dave" Tannen

July 6, 1951 - March 13, 2018

David "Dave" Tannen, lost his 5 year battle from Parkinson's Disease on March 13, 2018. He was born July 6, 1951 in Wharton, TX. Dave married Marilyn and they enjoyed loving each other for twenty-eight blissful years. Dave was a casino executive for over forty years, he and Marilyn lived in Las Vegas, Shreveport, and New Orleans. Dave enjoyed watching movies in his spare time with Marilyn and...
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Hillman Moore

December 10, 1933 - March 13, 2018

Hillman Moore, 84, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Lakeway, Texas. He was born in Johnsonville, Tennessee to Eric and Aline Moore. In his more than 50 years as a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, Hillman served churches in Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, and his native Tennessee. Hillman was a compassionate minister and a gentleman who brought out the best in people...
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Kenneth R. Evans

January 2, 1941 - March 10, 2018

Kenneth R. Evans, Born January 2, 1941 in Detroit, MI - Died March 10, 2018 in Austin, TX. Loving Husband, Father and Papa went to be with the Lord on March 10, 2018. He is survived by his wife Patricia; His children Kevin (Nicole), Sherry, and Kraig (Rita); His grandchildren Jean-Tavis, Colin, Connor and Rorey; His siblings Karen Franklin and Robert Johns (Brenda). We celebrated his life...
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John Odabashian

December 27, 1932 - March 4, 2018

John Odabashian, 85, passed away on March 4, 2018 at the Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center in Lakeway, Texas after a 3 year battle with several health complications. He fought like a champion, but in the end, his heart could not take it anymore and just stopped. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at 2pm on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home...
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Tommy Nelms

October 20, 1943 - March 4, 2018

Thomas Hall "Tommy" Nelms, age 74, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 50 years and his two beloved children. Tommy was born in Sherman, Texas on October 20, 1943 to Tom and Margaret Nelms. He grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from Lamar High School in 1961 where he was known as a star athlete. After...
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Vaughn Musgrave

March 17, 1938 - March 3, 2018

Alonzo Vaughn Musgrave was born March 17, 1938, the youngest child of Alonzo Van and Ida Ruth Musgrave. He grew up in Alpine, Texas on a dairy farm. While in high school in Alpine he was the student body president. He was very active in 4-H and FFA. He raised sheep and calves for show. He joined the Air Force in 1956 and served until 1960. He went to work at the Alpine Post Office in 1960. He...
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William "Bill" Bergstrom

June 22, 1921 - February 24, 2018

William "Bill" V. Bergstrom was born on June 22, 1921 in Glenns Ferry, Idaho to Harry G. Bergstrom and Emma Marie Stylin. He passed away on February 24, 2018 in Lakeway, Texas. Bill Bergstrom was born and raised in Idaho and completed 12 years of schooling at Glenn's Ferry, Idaho in 1939. He completed one year of college at Boise Junior College (now Boise State) in 1940-41. In June of 1941...
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Giles Raymond Provost

March 22, 1948 - February 23, 2018

Giles, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, died Friday, February 23rd, 2018. He was just one month shy of his 70th birthday. Giles was born in Port Arthur, Texas, March 22nd, 1948 to O'Neil Provost and Billie Carrow Provost. He was the seventh of ten children, living a happy and active childhood. At age 12, however, he was diagnosed with Encephalomyelitis and remained in a wheelchair for the...
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Alton Orville Moore, Jr.

May 2, 1939 - February 22, 2018

Alton Orville Moore, Jr. passed away on February 22, 2018 in Hudson Bend outside of Austin, Texas. Born in Weslaco, Texas as the third of four children, he graduated from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School in 1957 and joined the Air Force. He later received his bachelor's degree from Pan American University, a Master's Degree from The University of Texas, and a PhD from Tulane University. He...
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Marguerite Evelyn Pittman

August 23, 1927 - February 21, 2018

Marguerite Evelyn Pittman ((née Lehman) passed away peacefully at Longhorn Village on Wednesday, February 21st at the age of 90. She was surrounded by her devoted husband of 62 years and her two loving daughters. Marguerite was born on August 23, 1927 in Stoufville, Ontario to Arthur and Gertrude Wideman Lehman. As a teenager, she and her family moved to the town of North Bay, Ontario where...
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Carlene Smith Denman

September 28, 1937 - February 21, 2018

Mrs. Gail Carlene Denman (née Smith), of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the age of 80. She was surrounded by her devoted husband of 55 years and her two loving daughters. Carlene was born to parents, Wilbur and Florence Smith, on September 28, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee. She grew up as the youngest of two daughters and attended Lamar High...
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Robert Louis McCarley

June 1, 1963 - February 19, 2018

Robert Louis McCarley, age 54, of Austin, Texas, and winner of the Mardi Gras 2002 Central Market Annual Gumbo Contest, began cooking for Jesus on Monday, February 19, 2018. Robert was born on June 1, 1963, in Beaumont, Texas, to John Nelson McCarley and Bettie Sue Smith. He grew up in Lufkin, Texas, where he cooked up trouble with his running buddies, but those are stories you will have to...
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Jennifer Elizabeth Pilla

September 3, 1971 - February 17, 2018

Jennifer Elizabeth Pilla, age 46, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. She was born on September 3, 1971, in Tacoma, Washington, to Jon Dobiash and Yvonne Hogue. Jennifer is survived by her husband, Michael John Pilla; her daughter, Emily Pilla; and by many other family and friends. Visitation will be held at 2:00 p.m., with funeral services at 3:00 p.m. at Weed...
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Randy McIntosh Molinare

August 26, 1954 - February 13, 2018

Randy McIntosh Molinare, 63-years-old, died on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at her home in Austin, Texas. While she never gave up, and certainly never used the word "quit", she unfortunately lost her valiant fight with ALS. Her disease ultimately ended her time with us far too soon, but in no way, did it define her. Instead, she was defined by her strong will to live, by her indescribable...
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Lori Lucia Nines

July 28, 1975 - February 11, 2018

Lori Nines was born into eternal life on Sunday February 11, 2018 at the age of 42. A resident of Lakeway, Texas for over ten years, she was born on July 28, 1975 in Kingsville, Texas. She is survived and dearly missed by her husband Christopher, son Harrison, daughter Lauren, stepdaughter Lexi, and her loving parents Thomas and Armandina Lorenzi, her sister Liza, as well as many other...
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Barbara A. Bryant

November 5, 1933 - February 10, 2018

Barbara A. Bryant was born in Newburg, NY. She met her husband Louis L. Bryant while he was a cadet at West Point. They were married Feb 19, 1955. They are survived by 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She attended and graduated from Flower and Fifth Avenue School of Nursing, NYC, NY as an RN (homeopathic hospital...probably beginnings of her focus on treating the whole...
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Fred W. Sternenberg, Jr., USAF Retired

January 6, 1932 - February 5, 2018

Fred W. Sternenberg, Jr., Lt. Col., USAF Retired January 6, 1932 – February 5, 2018 Fred W. Sternenberg, died peacefully with beloved family members surrounding him early Monday, February 5. He was blessed by a long healthy, well-lived life, and will be greatly missed. Fred was born January 6, 1932 in Lockhart, TX to Frederick W. Sternenberg and Mary Williams Sternenberg. Upon...
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Billy Blake Clifton

May 8, 1925 - February 1, 2018

According to his Aunt Irene, Billy Blake Clifton (aka Blood and Thunder) was born sitting up and hollering on May 8, 1925, alerting all of his appearance in Haskell County, Texas. After raising enough mischief as he could in Haskell (much to the dismay of his father, Sheriff Mart Clifton), he lied about his age to join and serve in the Marines during WWII. Upon his honorable discharge and his...
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Edwin Terry

March 12, 1926 - February 1, 2018

Edwin Terry died in Lakeway, Texas on February 1, 2018. Edwin is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Terry, his daughter, Tricia Williamson and three grandchildren, Joy Williamson, Keith Williamson and Jade Terry. He is pre-deseased by his son, Ted Terry and his brother, Jerome Terry, Jr. Edwin Terry was born in Beaumont, Texas on March 12, 1926 to Jerome Terry Sr and Stella Johnson...
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Alvin Jimmerson, Jr.

June 4, 1930 - January 25, 2018

Alvin Jimmerson, Jr. was born on June 4, 1930 to Mildred Ruth Jimmerson and Alvin Jimmerson, Sr. and passed away on January 25, 2018. Al graduated from Alvin High School, Sam Houston, and attended the University of Texas, studying for a Master's in Business Administration. He efficiently scheduled his classes while attending the University of Texas, so that he could have his afternoons free to...
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John William Axe

March 10, 1926 - January 22, 2018

John William Axe passed away January 22, 2018, at home, exactly where he wanted to, and with his wife by his side. He was born in Bradshaw, Texas, the youngest of six children to Carl and Mary Hampton Axe. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as all of his siblings and their spouses; sisters: Mary Axe De Frenne and Florene Axe Boyd (Lowel); brothers: Carl Jr. (Della), Eldon (Liz), and...
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Scott Eugene Campbell

March 4, 1961 - January 18, 2018

Scott Eugene Campbell March 4, 1961- January 18, 2018 Scott Eugene Campbell, beloved Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Uncle, passionate follower of Christ, and friend, passed away suddenly while exercising at his home on January 18th in Austin, TX. Scott was known for his skill as an Interventional Neuroradiologist as he lived out his life and faith helping those in need, but his world revolved...
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Delores Williams

September 1, 1936 - January 16, 2018

Myrtle Delores Williams passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 81. Delores was born to Erma Violet Spain and Emil Ivan Spain on September 1, 1936, in Fay, Oklahoma. Delores loved school and received awards for attendance and excellent citizenship. She was in several school organizations and her high school choir. Delores graduated from Watonga High School in...
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John William "Bill" Gainer, Jr.

September 2, 1930 - January 11, 2018

John William "Bill" Gainer, Jr., passed away on January 11, 2018. A life-long Austinite, Bill was born on September 2, 1930, to Hortense and J.W. Gainer. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Trey Gainer, and son-in-law Jim Foster. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Pat Gainer, daughter Gale Foster, son Mike Gainer and wife Hallie, daughter LeeAnna Mask and husband Bryan, daughter...
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David Edward Wagner

July 15, 1941 - January 10, 2018

Mrs Jeanne Wagner, and children Terri, David, Jeff, and Stephen celebrate the life of their husband and father, David Edward Wagner, who lost his long struggle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on January 10, 2018. A remembrance of his life will be held Friday, January 19, at Lakeside Pizza and Grill in Steiner Ranch, 3pm-6pm. Friends and relatives, come share your stories and memories...
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Victor Manning

December 16, 1945 - January 9, 2018

Victor Manning, age 72, of Austin, TX, passed away on January 9, 2018 at his home. A service celebrating Vic's life will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 15, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis. A reception will follow at the Austin Yacht Club. Victor Vincent Manning was born in New Orleans to John Albert Manning Jr. and Tommie Clentine Partridge Manning on December 16, 1945. He went to...
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Judy "Renee" Porter

September 15, 1953 - January 8, 2018

Judy "Renee" Porter, 64, went to be with her Heavenly Father, on January 8, 2018 after a bout with breast cancer. Renee loved God's Word, taught God's Word, and lived God's Word. Renee was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on September 15, 1953 to David Paul Fowler and Mary Emma Welsh Fowler. She grew up in Fort Worth and Irving and graduated from Irving High School. She earned a Bachelor's degree...
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Jeanneke Van Hummel

August 5, 1946 - January 4, 2018

Jeanneke Van Hummel, 71, of Austin, TX, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, January 4, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Jeanneke was born to Adrianus van der Weijden and Antonetta Beelen in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Jeanneke was a vivacious, kind-hearted person, who always saw the good in others whatever their station in life...
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Frances Elaine Strickland

June 5, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Frances Elaine Strickland went to be with the Lord on January 2, 2018 in Lakeway, Texas, at the age of 81. Elaine is survived by her husband, Frank, her children, Carol Hawkins and Sharon Rodgers (husband Brett), her grandchildren, Cassie Elbel, Eric Hawkins and Summer and Sydney Rodgers. She is also survived by her four great grandchildren, Rebekah, Ben, Zach and Christopher Elbel. Elaine...
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Christian Montes

December 30, 1993 - January 1, 2018

Christian Montes was born December 30th 1993 to the late Guillermina Cervantes and Severino Montes in Escondido, California. On January 1st 2018 at just 24 years old he left us to be with the Lord. He passed away in Austin, Tx a loving brother, uncle, and friend. Survived by three sisters and seven nieces and nephews. As a young boy living with a disability it never slowed him down. When...
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Irene Rubacha

December 28, 1930 - December 29, 2017

Irene Martha Rubacha was born in East Chicago, Indiana, December 28, 1930 to the late Frank and Mary Bencze (Benson), Hungarian immigrants who came through Ellis Island to find the American dream. Irene was their youngest child and her father doted over her. She graduated from East Chicago's Washington High School in 1949 and entered the banking field. She was blessed to outlive her parents and...
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Sarah Bybee

October 29, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Sally Bybee died in her sleep around 4:30 a.m. in her apartment in the Arbour nursing wing at Westminster Manor in Austin, Texas, on the 24th of December 2017. She had recently enjoyed celebrating her 100th birthday with two dozen family members. Funeral service was at the Lakeway Church at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, followed by burial at the Forest Oaks Memorial Park. Sally was...
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Robert Anzaldua

June 28, 1938 - December 23, 2017

Roberto Anzaldua, age 79, of Austin, Texas passed away on December 23, 2017. Roberto was born on June 28, 1938 in Harlingen, Texas to Jesus and Felicitas (Rosas) Anzaldua. He was preceded in death by his wife Adela Juarez Anzaldua. Robert is survived by his son Robert Jr. (Bobby) and wife, Priscilla Anzaldua; Daughter, Velma and husband, Rick Arney; Grandchildren, Vanessa, Kristopher,...
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Francisco "Pancho" Enriquez

September 8, 1941 - December 17, 2017

Mr. Francisco "Pancho" Enriquez died peacefully in Austin, Texas on December 17, 2017 at the age of 76. Francisco is survived by his wife Beverly of Austin, TX, his children Frank Enriquez (Denna) of Argyle, TX, Paula Argiropoulos(David) of Phoenix, AZ, Eric Enriquez(Sylvia) of Donna, TX, Susan Sandoval(Juan) of Austin, TX. He is survived by 7 grandchildren, Dalton, Weston, Quinten, Sarai,...
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Ivie L. Zeigler

November 28, 1959 - December 14, 2017

Ivie L Zeigler was born on November, 28th, 1959, Ivie was born in Florence, TX. She moved to McAllen, TX and met James Edwin Zeigler Jr. at McAllen High School in 1974. They married in 1980 and had Amanda Elaine Zeigler on June 28th, 1981 in Dallas, TX. They then had Marcie Lynn Zeigler in Irving, TX on October 26th, 1983. In 1986, the family moved to Austin, Texas. Ivie enjoyed music and art...
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