Our Obituaries

Eddie Wayne Martin

August 15, 1939 - July 21, 2017

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Christopher Skeens

January 6, 1988 - July 19, 2017

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William John Zindash

September 11, 1967 - July 19, 2017

William John Zindash passed away July 19, 2017, in Austin, Texas at the age of 49. He was born September 11, 1967, in Baltimore, Maryland to parents Sharon Parker and Bill Stubbins.After graduating high school, William enlisted in the US Navy, where he served his country for six years. After his service, he lived life on his own terms and was a free spirit. He traveled to Austin and settled...
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Hillery O. Davis

November 6, 1939 - July 18, 2017

Hillery O. Davis, 77, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Austin. He was a man who personified the adage service before self. Hillery proudly served 26 years in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam War Veteran. He worked 18 years as a Travis County Sheriff's Deputy and was a Mason, Ben Hur Shriner, and a lifelong member of the Manchaca United Methodist Church. He saw the...
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Homi D. Gorakhpurwalla

August 5, 1937 - July 16, 2017

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Margaret Ruth Borchardt

May 11, 1927 - July 16, 2017

Margaret Ruth Borchardt was born in Williamson County, Texas, near Taylor, on May 11, 1927. She died July 16, 2017, at Silverado Bee Cave Memory Care Community. She graduated from Taylor High School in 1944. On March 20, 1949, she married Carl Borchardt. Margaret was a resident of Austin for over 70 years. She began her vocational career as an assistant to Texas Railroad Commissioner Olin...
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Millard F. Moore

May 29, 1921 - July 12, 2017

Millard Floyd Moore was born on May 29, 1921, in Okemah, Oklahoma, to Marvin Millard Moore and Thelma Catlett Moore. He was the oldest child of what grew to be a family of nine brothers and sisters as well as one sister that died at birth. He died 96 years later on July 12, 2017.He is survived by his children, Mike Moore, Becky Buslett, and Lisa Lander; as well as four grandchildren, Erica...
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Junior Roy Hunter

July 16, 1960 - July 10, 2017

Junior Roy (JR) Hunter at age 56, passed away July 10, 2017, in Austin, TX. He was at home with family when he peacefully left this world to be with Our Lord. He was born in Dover, Delaware, and the second born of the six children Arthur R. and Bobbie J. Hunter were blessed with. He was a handful and a joy to his parents. To all those who knew him he was spirited, stubborn, loyal, and a big...
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Katherine M. White Stepan

May 31, 1922 - July 9, 2017

Katherine Maxine White Stepan passed away July 9, 2017, in Austin, Texas. She was born to parents Edwin and Ione Killingsworth on May 31, 1922, in Dallas, Texas. Katherine married Joe Douglas White on October 16, 1940, in Dallas, Texas, and they moved to Austin together in 1955 and were long standing members of First United Methodist Church in downtown Austin. Joe passed away in 1973, and...
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Melissa Camp Armstrong

November 11, 1958 - July 8, 2017

Melissa, 58, was born November 11, 1958, at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She passed away July 8, 2017, in Johnson City, Texas.Melissa grew up in numerous cities throughout the United States and Canada. Melissa was happy, carefree, and yet a competitive child. While living in Corpus Christi Texas, Melissa found a love for horses. She competed in Western Pleasure Horseback...
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Bonnie Smith Rodriguez

November 10, 1941 - July 6, 2017

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Jeff Dobbins

May 23, 1929 - July 4, 2017

Jeff Dobbins, 88, of Red Rock, Texas formerly of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on July 4, 2017. He was born on May 23, 1929, to Pat Dobbins and Mary Crandell Dobbins. Jeff spent most of his life in Kansas City as a gunsmith until he retired to Red Rock.He is preceded in death by his parents and several siblings. Jeff will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 67 years, Juanita Mae Dobbins;...
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Bruce Robert Bacia, Sr.

April 22, 1948 - July 4, 2017

Bruce Robert Bacia, Sr., passed away peacefully on July 4, 2017, at the age of 69 at home with his family by his side.He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Deyanira Bacia; his children, Angelica Bookout and her husband Travis Bookout; Bruce Bacia, Jr., and his wife Ana Nyssa Bacia. He is also survived by his grandsons, Sean Zachary Bookout and John "Jack" Avery Bacia.He is preceded in death by...
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Doris Irene Bethel

October 21, 1930 - July 1, 2017

Doris Bethel, age 86, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Austin.Doris lived her entire life in South Austin, raised by Thomas and Irene Beard. She was married to Charles Gilbert Bethel on June 2, 1950. She was a long-time member of Kinney Avenue Baptist Church. She had a passion for helping others that began when she started as a kindergarten teacher at Darlington's Private Kindergarten....
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Stephen Michael Clark

September 21, 1949 - July 1, 2017

Mike Clark was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. Mike was born on September 21, 1949, at Sisters Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the son of Bessie and Fulton Clark. Mike grew up in Baytown, Texas and graduated from Lee High School in 1967. Soon after graduation Mike joined the Army and spent 3 years in Vietnam.After his time in the...
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Stanley Harry Haddox

July 9, 1940 - June 30, 2017

Heaven gained another amazing soul on June 30th, 2017. Stanley Harry Haddox, born July 9, 1940, has joined his preceding mother Elizabeth Merle, his beloved father-in-law James Wilson, mother-in-law Virginia Wilson, and his loving brother Kenneth in peace. Stan, better known to some as Satch, originated from Lorain and Sheffield Lake, Ohio and later lived out his life in Corpus Christi and...
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Dean Boortz

October 23, 1941 - June 29, 2017

Harlan "Dean" Boortz, 75, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Boortz, mother, Elda Boortz, brother, Milton Boortz, and sister-in-law, Janie Boortz. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Tayrien Boortz; son, Jeff Boortz; daughter, Shari Batsell; son-in-law, Andy Batsell; grandsons, Cole, Brad, and Trey Batsell; brother-in-law, George New;...
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Edna Earlean Putnam

December 16, 1937 - June 26, 2017

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Joel S. Boswell

February 21, 1948 - June 24, 2017

Joel Sidney Boswell, 69, of Austin, TX, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017, after a long illness surrounded by his family. Joel is survived by his wife, Connie Fielder Boswell; daughters Kelly Boswell Whitson (husband Chris) of Talladega, AL, Sandy Granillo of San Diego, CA, ad Illiana Boswell of Austin; grandchildren Mareta, Daryl, Chris Jr., Kelvin, and Georgia; and brothers Richard...
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James Michael Jonas

December 10, 1945 - June 23, 2017

Michael Jonas, the youngest of seven children, was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on December 10, 1945 into the loving family of Lois and Burr Jonas. His dad was a busy Baptist Minister and carpenter and his mother was a talented and protective homemaker. Burr and Lois were soul mates and they were wonderful role models for how to live a life of unconditional love for their 7 children, 37...
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Lucille Lange Cmerek

September 26, 1920 - June 23, 2017

Lucille Lange Cmerek, age 96, of Austin passed away on June 23, 2017. She was born on September 26, 1920, in Noack, TX, to Selma and Richard Lange. She married Louis Cmerek on May 16, 1946, and they lived in Taylor and moved to Austin after their first child was born. Together, they raised four children, Bonnie, Bobby, Richey and David. Lucille was a charter member of Bethany Lutheran Church and...
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Christine A. Lingner

October 24, 1972 - June 21, 2017

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Nancy Esther Ryerson

March 16, 1930 - June 17, 2017

Nancy Ether Longbrake Ryerson, age 87, of Austin, Texas, went to be with our Lord on June 17, 2017. She was born March 16, 1930, in Rio Hondo, Texas, to parents Lowell and Matie West Longbrake. She was a Mother, homemaker, and Charter Member of the Austin Quilt Guild. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Edward G. Ryerson and sister, Patricia Dickson. She is survived by her seven...
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Herman Dee Smith

March 26, 1944 - June 16, 2017

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Joseph Alvarez

January 7, 1977 - June 15, 2017

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Wilma Mae Vanlandingham

January 31, 1926 - June 14, 2017

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Johnny Louis Palmer

April 27, 1943 - June 14, 2017

Johnny Louis Palmer, 74, passed away on June 14, 2017, in Austin, TexasJohnny was a graduate of the University of North Texas. He joined the United States Navy which led him to meeting the love of his life on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. He was a well-read man with a passion for fishing, history, and bridge. He was kind-hearted and lived his life caring and helping others. But most...
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Peggy Jean Thomson

January 27, 1934 - June 12, 2017

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Mary Fitzgerald Taylor

October 24, 1923 - June 12, 2017

Mary Fitzgerald Taylor, age 93, of Austin, TX, and formerly of Tulsa and Broken Arrow, OK, died Monday, June 12, 2017 in Austin.Mary was born on October 24, 1923, in Verden, OK, to Ira Fitzgerald and Ora Totty Fitzgerald and lived on the family farm until she graduated from high school. Upon graduation, she enrolled at Hills Business University in Oklahoma City. There, she earned the honors of...
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Bonnie Bernice Griffin

February 17, 1937 - June 10, 2017

Bonnie Griffin, 80, of Georgetown, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 17, 1937, in Norman, Oklahoma to Louis Orville and Laverne Burr.Bonnie was a devoted wife to C.E. Griffin of 54 years and will be sadly missed by her son, Gary Griffin and wife Carol; daughters, Julie Diem and husband John and Sandy Mark and husband Richard;...
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Terra Renea Bibb

April 14, 1981 - June 9, 2017

Mrs. Terra Bibb (Eoff), 36, passed away peacefully in her Austin,TX home on Friday, June 9, 2017 surrounded by her family after a nearly 8-year battle with cancer.Terra is survived by her three sons Rylan, Conor, and Parker Bibb, her husband Jeremy Bibb, Mother Diana Shelton Dunaway - husband Doyle Dunaway, Father Terry Eoff - wife Vicki Eoff, Brother Clint Eoff - wife Elisa, their children...
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Curtis Neal Williams

August 7, 1934 - June 8, 2017

Curtis Neal Williams passed away June 8, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was born on August 7, 1934, to Jackson Barney and Ellen Cahill Williams in Austin, Texas. He attended Palm School, Allen Junior High, and Austin High School. Curtis married the love of his life, Betty Gail Cowan on December 17, 1955. He joined the Navy Reserves, and then the United States Marine Corps in the 1950's. He then...
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Richard Glenn Lackey

January 20, 1936 - June 7, 2017

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Marilyn Ruth Pinson

March 31, 1931 - June 7, 2017

Our sweet mother, Marilyn Ruth Hagood Pinson, passed away on June 7, 2017. Known to her family as Mom, Meems, Mimi, Momster, and Pookie, she will be remembered for her witty comments, her fabulous cooking and entertaining, grandmotherly generosity, and as an imparter of wisdom (for which we did not always ask!). Born in Orange, Texas on March 13, 1931, to Ollie and Luther Hagood, Marilyn spent...
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Regina Marie Koeniger

January 4, 1923 - June 5, 2017

Regina Koeniger was born Regina Marie Trappey on Janaury 4, 1923, in New Orleans, LA. Her parents were Dr. Oscar Joseph Trappey and Ruth Marks Trappey. She spent much of her early youth at the family home in Jeanerette, LA exploring the land surrounding her home. She graduated high school, ranking high in her class and went on to obtain a college degree at LSU in Baton Rouge, LA. The Great...
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Shirley Ann Darbyshire

October 17, 1934 - June 5, 2017

Shirley "Sally" Darbyshire, age 82 of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away on June 5th of 2017. Sally was born in Butte, Montana on October 17, 1934 to parents George "Peggar" and Mary "Molly" Lee. Sally attended St. Lawrence O'Toole grade school and was a graduate of Girls Central Class of 1952. She next attended Columbus School of Nursing in Great Falls, Montana...
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Felomino Arizo Ancheta

July 5, 1957 - June 3, 2017

Felomino "Meno" Arizo Ancheta, age 59, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, surrounded by family in his home following a lung cancer diagnosis nine months prior. He was born July 5, 1957, in Santa Maria, Pangasinan, Philippines, the son of Catalino and Sixta Arizo. Born and raised in the Philippines, he eventually settled to Austin, Texas in the early eighties. Meno was an avid tennis player,...
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Wilma R. Chesser

April 28, 1932 - June 2, 2017

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Bernadette Joan Field

June 4, 1929 - June 1, 2017

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Jim Edward Vasek

December 30, 1968 - May 29, 2017

James Edward Vasek, 48 of Austin, Texas passed away on May 29, 2017, after a courageous battle with glioblastoma.Jim was born in Spokane, Washington on December 30, 1968. He graduated as valedictorian of his high school class from LaGrange High School in LaGrange, Texas and received a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Rice University, and Master of Arts in Physics and Master of Science in Material...
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Dorothy L. Bos

June 28, 1921 - May 29, 2017

On the morning of Monday, 28 May 2017, at the age of 95, Dorothy Bos passed to her eternal rest peacefully in her sleep. A loving and devoted wife and mother, she was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Theresa; her husband, Frank; and her sisters, Irene and Helen.She is survived by her sister, Sophie; son, Frank and his wife, Susan; grandson, Brandon and wife, Shauna Burns; grandson,...
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Jo Ann Angell

April 4, 1937 - May 29, 2017

Jo Ann Angell, 80, of Austin, Texas left this world on May 29, 2017.She is survived by her sister, Nellie Maddox, her five children; Robert Scott and partner Cindy Coleman, Cindy Lind and husband Jack Lind, Vanessa Proud, Scarlett Angell, and Julie Taylor and husband Curtis as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lamar Angell, her...
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Thomas Clifton Martin,

February 13, 1935 - May 28, 2017

Thomas C. "Tom" Martin passed away peacefully in Austin, Texas, at 9:15 a.m., Sunday, May 28, 2017, after a lengthy illness.He was born in Lamesa, Texas on February 13, 1935, to Thomas C (T.C.) Martin and Elizabeth Niemeyer Martin. At the beginning of World War II, the TC Martins moved to California, where Tom started in public school. The family returned to San Antonio, Texas where Tom and his...
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Dwain Dwain Wells

November 21, 1930 - May 25, 2017

Noel Dwain Wells, 86, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Born in Blanket, Texas to Claude Calvin and Velma Annie Wells, he raised his family throughout North and Central America while serving the United States Air Force and later retired in Austin.Dwain was a passionate man who grew up enjoying horses and his cowboy lifestyle....
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Carlos Sosa Sosa, Sr.

September 30, 1960 - May 19, 2017

Carlos "Charlie" Sosa Sr. passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was welcomed into Heaven by his parents, Adolfo Sr. and Dolores Sosa, and other family members that passed before him. Charlie was born on September 30, 1960, in Plainview, Texas.Charlie has lived in Austin since 1964. He attended Austin High School, where he met Lisa, the girl he...
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Joe Gene Bailey

January 12, 1934 - May 18, 2017

Joe Gene Bailey, age 83, passed away May 18, 2017. He was born January 12, 1934, in Austin, Texas, to parents John Orrie and Opal Bailey. After graduating from Austin High School, Joe enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he served his country for 20 years.Joe retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant, and while there he was bestowed the great honor of serving as the Crew...
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Viola Silguero Robles

October 18, 1945 - May 13, 2017

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 5:00 A.M., our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and dear friend, Viola Silguero Robles, age 71, passed away in Austin, Texas, but is now our angel in heaven. She was born in Brownsville, Texas on October 18, 1945 to Adolfo and Isabel Silguero. She was an educator for the Del Valle Independent School District for special needs children where her charities...
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Margarita G. Reyes

November 25, 1930 - May 11, 2017

Our beloved Margarita G. Reyes, age 86, of Austin, Texas, entered into eternal glory on Thursday, May 11, 2017. She was born November 25, 1930, in Monterrey, Mexico, to parents Genaro and Florinda Guerrero. Margarita is predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Bernard Reyes. She is survived by daughter, Yolanda Reyes, and two other daughters; and leaves behind a host of other family members and...
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Leonard Odell Mouser

September 10, 1923 - May 11, 2017

Leonard Odell Mouser passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the age of 93. He was born in Stigler, Oklahoma, the second of eight children born to Benjamin David and Mary Alice Mouser. Leonard moved to Lamb County, Texas when he was six years old and attended schools in Spade, Texas. Leonard served his country in World War II in the US Army Air Corps with the 58th Fighter Control Squadron. He...
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George Howard Bennett

March 24, 1938 - May 10, 2017

George Howard Bennett, 79, of Austin, Texas, passed away on May 10, 2017 in Austin, Texas.George Howard Bennett was born Huddson Falls, NY, to Beverly and George Bennett on March 23, 1938. He married Mary Blanch Bennett on February 14 1986, in Austin, Texas. He worked as a Janitor for H.E.B for 21 years.George Howard Bennett is preceded in death by his mother and father, George and Beverly...
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Henry Warren Leander, Jr.

March 20, 1925 - May 8, 2017

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Elizabeth Carole Mills

July 20, 1945 - May 6, 2017

Elizabeth Carole Moore Mills, daughter of Leon and LaDelle Moore, age 71, of Austin, Texas, went to join her husband Joe in Heaven on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 10:05 A.M.She dedicated many years to the students of Austin Independent School District as a PE teacher, substitute teacher, and volunteer. She was instrumental in having an AISD elementary school named after her late husband, Joe Dan...
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George Oliver Harrison

March 13, 1926 - May 6, 2017

George Oliver Harrison was born in Fort Worth, Texas on March 13, 1926. He passed away on May 6, 2017, in Austin, Texas after a brief illness. George was raised on a farm in Wheelock, Texas. He began his career as a musician at age 18, ready to leave the cows and chickens behind. He used his talent for rhythm and timing to learn the drums and for over seven decades, George played with and for...
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Robert Dale Brooks

December 5, 1932 - May 3, 2017

Robert Dale Brooks was born on December 5, 1932, in Topeka, Kansas to Edna and Arthur Brooks. He passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Robert (Bob) Brooks received his B.A. and M.A. Degrees from The University of Kansas. He went on to receive his Ph.D. from The University of Wisconsin. He served in the Air Force during the Berlin Crisis, and received an Honorable...
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Paul Henry Carlson

September 22, 1926 - May 2, 2017

On the autumn night of September 22, 1926, Paul Henry was born in a rented apartment at 73rd St., and Sangamon Ave in Chicago, Illinois. His parents were Olaf Hilmer and Judith Carlson, who had immigrated from Sweden just a few years prior. His older sisters, Corinne, Ingrid, and Elsie preceded him in death. After high school in Chicago, Paul was inducted into the Army and served our country...
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Cristina Ochoa Piña

April 25, 1966 - April 29, 2017

Cristina Ochoa Piña, age 51, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Robert Piña of Austin, Texas. She was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas on April 25, 1966, and was the daughter of the late Juan and Gloria Ochoa. She grew up in San Antonio, Texas, graduated with a Master's degree from...
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Connie Quimby

December 5, 1963 - April 26, 2017

Connie Walser Quimby passed away in Austin on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Connie was born on December 5, 1963 and raised in Mobeetie and Canadian Texas. After graduating high school, she toured Europe before attending The University of Texas at Austin receiving a degree in Astronomy and was certified to teach high school science. She taught astronomy and marine biology classes at a Johnston...
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Lena Jean Worrell

December 23, 1934 - April 24, 2017

Lena Jean (Marx) Worrell, 82, of Dripping Springs, Texas, passed away on April 24, 2017, in Austin, Texas.Lena was born in the Cedar Valley area of Travis County, Texas to parents Emil Marx and Hellen (Rutter) Marx on December 23, 1934, and was a sibling to seven brothers and three sisters. She attended and graduated Austin High School in Austin, Texas, in 1953. Lena married her childhood...
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Ruth Ann Icenhauer

June 2, 1930 - April 24, 2017

Ruth Ann Icenhauer, formerly Ramirez, died on April 24, 2017. She was 86 years old, born in Muncie, Indiana on June 2, 1930, to Allen Icenhauer and Mary Lavera Icenhauer (née George). She grew up during the Great Depression, the youngest of five children. She is survived by her two sons, Gocha Allen Ramirez of Rio Grande City, and Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez and wife, Jennifer Poppe, of...
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Alicia Dawn Koegler

September 17, 1952 - April 22, 2017

Alicia Dawn Moss Koegler, the youngest daughter of Gladys Kathryn and Lester Moss, was born in Paducah, Texas, September 17, 1952. Our beloved wife, mother, sister and friend left us much too soon on April 22, 2017. Alicia graduated from Paducah High School and attended Texas Tech University. She married William "Bill" Koegler and together they were blessed with their daughter Angela Dawn...
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LouAnn Hart Limpus

January 7, 1935 - April 21, 2017

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Debbie Jean Jansen

July 16, 1954 - April 18, 2017

Debbie Jansen passed away on April 18, 2017, at the age of 62. She struggled with multiple medical conditions towards the end of her life, but now rests in peace with the Lord. She is survived by two of her siblings, Russell Lewis and Rhonda Stacey; daughter Jennifer Ruby; two grandchildren Seth Ruby and Amber Ruby; step grandson Brandon Ruby; and a host of other family and friends. She was...
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Larry Wayne Golden

August 7, 1951 - April 17, 2017

Larry Wayne Golden, 65, of Austin, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on August 7, 1951, in Houston, Texas, to Gus Golden and LaLa Faye Partain Golden. Larry is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Jenny and brother, Michael. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Becky; daughter, Kirby and husband, Colin; daughter, Tracey; son, Travis; brother, Danny; sisters, Sharon, Gail,...
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Billy G. Funderburgh

October 14, 1931 - April 17, 2017

Billy Guinn Funderburgh, 85, of Austin, went home to be with our Lord on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on October 14, 1931, in Forest Grove, Texas to Alva Kirby Funderburgh and Lydia Mae Funderburgh.Billy graduated from George West High School where he enjoyed playing sports, especially football.Shortly after high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for 22...
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Gloria M. Laosa

May 13, 1921 - April 14, 2017

The Laosa family matriarch passed away with family at her side in the early hours of Good Friday, April 14, 2017, in Austin.Born in Havana, Cuba, May 13, 1921, she grew up there and on the family farm as an only child to Miguel Angel and Gloria Cuervo Moro. Later graduated from La Imaculada, also in Havana, with a degree in home economics, about the time she met her first and only love, Luis...
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Billy Bob Dye

February 5, 1935 - April 8, 2017

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James Short

November 28, 1942 - April 7, 2017

James "Jim" Short, age 74, of Austin, Texas, left us unexpectedly on April 7, 2017. James was born November 28, 1942, in Austin, Texas, to parents Tony and Sarah Short, the youngest son of eight children. He lived a full life, lived his dreams, and touched the lives of many people. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, and resided in various locations, but always returned to Austin....
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Phillip Stephen McCoy

August 3, 1953 - April 4, 2017

Phillip Stephen McCoy left Austin, Texas, for Heaven at age 63, moving on from his battle with congestive heart failure to a New Beginning on April 4, 2017. Phil was born on August 3, 1953, in Fullerton, California, to Walter and Henrietta (Roberts) McCoy, of Buena Park. He was welcomed to the family as the fifth child. He was the little brother to Carol Ann (McCoy) Bliss the oldest sister,...
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George Alvin Whitehorse, Jr.

April 10, 1931 - March 31, 2017

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Marie Williams

June 6, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Marie Williams(1927 - 2017)Marie Reid Williams, 89, of Austin, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 31, 2017. She was born on June 6, 1927, in Austin to Charlie and Dovie Reid. She was one of seven children and was very close to her brothers and sisters. Marie married her husband, Robert Williams, in 1946. They were married for 65 years. She worked until the birth of her first daughter,...
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Laura Lee Traylor

September 19, 1963 - March 29, 2017

Laura Lee Milner Traylor passed away in a car accident on March 29, 2017, just outside of Los Fresnos, Texas.Laura graduated from Amarillo High School in Amarillo, Texas and from the University of Texas School of Business in 1986. Laura worked on Capitol Hill, where she met her husband, Chris. She then returned to Amarillo as campaign manager for her dad's congressional campaign. She also became...
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Pedro Torres,, Sr.

June 7, 1937 - March 28, 2017

Our beloved Pedro Torres, Sr., age 79, of San Marcos, Texas, was called home by our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He is predeceased by his wife, Beatrice Ramirez Torres; parents, Francisca Villerial Samarripa and stepfather, Sebastian Samarripa; siblings, Sebastian Samarripa Jr., Rudy Samarripa, Andrew Samarripa, and Margaret S. Estrada.Pedro is survived by his children, Ernest...
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Dominic Alphonse Pospisil

August 2, 1933 - March 27, 2017

Dominic Alphonse Pospisil, 83, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his beloved family after a year long battle with Cancer. Dominic was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Travis County.Dominic was a self-taught accordion player who was gifted with a strong faith that help sustain him through life.He is survived by his...
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MacDonald Owen Bovee,

June 9, 1950 - March 26, 2017

MacDonald Owen Bovee III, otherwise known as "Mac." is survived by his Wife of 46 years, Linda; children, Tammy and Mac; daughter-in-law; Kelly; grandchildren, Alec, Paul, Jeremiah, and Jason; brother, Eugene; and a host of other family and friends.Mac was preceded in death by; his parents, Ruby and MacDonald; half-brother, Gerard; and half-sister, Duretta.Someone once said "The simple things are...
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Ronny Hurl Moore

July 20, 1943 - March 24, 2017

A Legacy of LoveRonny Hurl Moore, age 73, passed away March 24, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Ronny was born in Clifton, Texas on July 20, 1943, to Eva Mae Boykin Moore and Osco William Moore. He was raised in Valley Mills, Texas with his brother, Gerry Moore. Ronny married Linda Bland of Crawford in 1965. They moved to Arlington where he attended and graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington...
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Ruby Beatrice Billings

June 19, 1912 - March 20, 2017

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Ruby Beatrice Billings

June 19, 1912 - March 20, 2017

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Arnulfo G. Patiño

October 20, 1927 - March 20, 2017

Arnulfo G. Patiño, 89, of Buda Texas was called home to be with our Lord on Monday, March 20, 2017, after a courageous long battle with lung cancer. Arnulfo was born in Del Rio, Texas on October 20, 1927. He served our military, honorably, in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was married to his beautiful wife Maria for 60 years. Arnulfo was a long-term resident of Buda Texas. He retired from...
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Sandra Diane Selman

December 12, 1945 - March 19, 2017

Sandra Diane Selman, born December 12, 1945, a long-time resident of Manchaca, Texas, beloved mother, Momo, and Great-Momo passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 19, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer.Sandi, as she was called by those close to her, was an amazing woman who could light up any room with her beautiful smile and infectious laugh. She is survived by her two children, Bart...
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Ronald Paul Montgomery

February 7, 1940 - March 19, 2017

Ronald P. Montgomery passed away at the age of 77 on March 19, 2017 in Austin, TX. Ron was born to Claire and Hulneda Montgomery on February 7, 1940, in Aberdeen, SD. He was one of 11 siblings. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Randolph before being medically discharged in 1960. Ron married the love of his life, Patricia Kane, on October 14, 1960, in Austin, where they raised their...
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Jeanine Merritt Mathews

February 23, 1930 - March 19, 2017

Emma Jeanine Merritt Mathews, aka Jeannie Mathews, passed away on March 19, 2017, at the age of 87. She is preceded in death by the love of her life Stanley S. Mathews Jr., her son, Sonny Mathews, her son, Chris Mathews and her mother, Velma Merritt Schaefer. She is survived by her son, Frank Mathews his wife, Betty Jo and son, Earl Mathews and his wife, Shirley Mathews. Grandchildren, Russell...
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Bobby Dale Spencer

November 14, 1942 - March 18, 2017

Bobby Dale "Bob" Spencer, 74, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Kerrville, Texas. He was born November 14, 1942, to Georgia Williams Spencer in San Angelo, Texas. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends.Survivors include his wife, Mary Howell Spencer; his sons, David Spencer (wife Toni), Aaron Spencer (wife Jackie), Jeff White, and John...
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Sue Sue Wallace

January 20, 1941 - March 18, 2017

Sue Wallace, age 76, peacefully passed away in her sleep the morning of Saturday, March 18, 2017, at her daughter's home in Austin, Texas.She was predeceased by her parents Willie and Thelma Woodard, brothers Bill Woodard, O.M. Woodard, Johnny Woodard, Lawrence Woodard and Derby Woodard.Sue is survived by daughter, Dena L. Flynn, son-in-law, Llew Flynn, and granddaughter, Jordan K. Flynn;...
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Norma Leona Short

February 6, 1922 - March 14, 2017

Norma Leona Short, age 95, of Round Mountain, Texas, passed away March 14, 2017, in Wimberly, Texas. She was born in Menard, Texas on February 6, 1922, to John and R. Cathren Gill, the second of six children. Norma married Clifton Ira Short on June 10, 1939, in Menard, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents; spouse; daughter Patricia Ann Cain; granddaughters Deanna Sue Dufty and Lisa...
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Mary Lucille Viviano

December 5, 1924 - March 14, 2017

Mary Lucille Viviano (Muller) 92, passed March 14, 2017. A Private Burial held on March 19th at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, Austin, alongside her husband, William Viviano and son, David Alan Viviano who preceded her in death.She was a resident of Houston, Smithville and Austin, Texas. She is survived by daughter, Linda Piazza and Rockey Piazza; grandchildren, Dr. Rocco Piazza,...
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Cheryl Kay Limas

June 25, 1953 - March 13, 2017

Cheryl Limas went to be with our Lord on March 13, 2017. She was born in Bryan, Texas on June 25, 1953. We will miss you.In lieu of flowers please send donations to Living Faith Baptist Church 1007 Dittmar Road, Austin,Texas 78745
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Mike A. Moreno

February 12, 1948 - March 13, 2017

Our beloved Miguel "Mike" A Moreno, age 69, of Austin, Texas, and was called home by our Heavenly Father on March 13, 2017. Mike was born February 12, 1948, in El Paso, Texas, to parents Jose Angel and Carmen Vasquez Moreno. He proudly served our country in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran.He Retired from Seton Medical Center after 22 years, where he worked as an EEG technician....
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Richard Lee Park,

February 2, 1942 - March 11, 2017

Richard Lee Park, Sr., passed away at home surrounded by his loved ones on March 11, 2017. He was born in Austin, Texas, on February 2, 1942. He graduated From Travis High School in 1960. Richard served in the Army National Guard, and then joined the US Navy in 1960. He was a Vietnam veteran and honorably discharged in 1967. Afterwards, he became a lineman, working at various places such as...
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Richard Hull Oliver

December 26, 1922 - March 11, 2017

On March 11, 2017, in Austin, Texas, a fine man of God, Richard (Dick) Hull Oliver, age 94, went to be with the Lord, taking with him the love and admiration of his family and his many friends. The loss of Dick Oliver's kindness, his wisdom and his sense of humor will be felt and deeply missed. His faithfulness to Christianity and God's Word began during his high school days. Dick's devotion to...
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Edna Earle Lowry

May 19, 1922 - March 9, 2017

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William Lloyd Duncan

August 21, 1918 - March 8, 2017

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Eunice Martin Webster

April 6, 1934 - March 7, 2017

Eunice Martin Webster went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Eunice was born April 6, 1934, in Silsbee, Texas, to Ben D., and Lou Rita Smith. Eunice was the youngest child and only daughter with eight brothers. Eunice was valedictorian of her Silsbee High School class. She married Jerry Martin on December 19, 1953. In the years following his death, Eunice married Col. Don...
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Joyce Marlene Henry

February 15, 1932 - March 5, 2017

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Lorraine Denise Gaffney

December 13, 1956 - March 5, 2017

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Judith Bellzora Hughes

January 23, 1950 - March 5, 2017

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Elizabeth Reid Yeager

November 10, 1964 - March 4, 2017

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Huberta Louise Peppers

October 15, 1928 - March 3, 2017

On Friday morning, March 3, 2017, Huberta Louise Peppers, beloved grandmother of Donald Joseph Peppers and his wife, Heather, passed on to join her late Husband Donald and son Michael. She was born on October 15, 1928, in Kerrville, Texas to Joseph Stevens Crawford and Lillian May Crow. Many of the Lake Travis faculty and students from the 1995, graduating class and before will remember her from...
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Robbi Lynn Sluder

February 21, 1959 - March 2, 2017

Our beloved Robbi Lynn Sluder, 58, of Austin, Texas, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Thursday night March 2, 2017. Robbi was widely known for founding The Magdalene Project, an outreach that impacted the lives of thousands of people all across the nation, and for being instrumental in the creation of several other ministries. Her primary focus in life was to serve her Lord and others. Robbi...
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Irina Petrova Tzolova

November 22, 1964 - March 1, 2017

On March 1, 2017, Irina Petrova Tzolova passed away in her home at the age of 52 after a long battle with cancer. She was an incredibly strong and driven person, who loved her family more than anything. She graduated from the Institute of National and World Economics in 1989 with a degree in accounting. She went on to get her CPA and start her own accounting firm in Bulgaria before moving to the...
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Narciso Saucedo, Jr.

October 8, 1945 - February 28, 2017

Narciso (Bib) Saucedo Jr., was surrounded by his family and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the age of 71. He was born in Austin on October 8, 1945, and raised in Bastrop County, attended Bastrop Schools and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin. He graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration. Bib was a Vietnam Veteran in the US Army. After 20+...
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