Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home South

At Weed-Corley-Fish, we’ve helped families honor their loved ones for over a hundred years. All of our conveniently-located chapels are peaceful, soothing places for your family and friends to gather for remembrance and recollection. And our dedication to your comfort, attention to detail, and honor for local traditions assure you of the most dignified and personalized services as you plan your tribute.

Our Obituaries

Robert Castro Lopez

April 21, 1972 - February 15, 2018

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

June 3, 1929 - February 14, 2018

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

October 30, 1956 - February 12, 2018

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

March 19, 1943 - February 10, 2018

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

April 17, 1927 - February 9, 2018

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

January 6, 1930 - February 8, 2018

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

July 21, 1943 - February 8, 2018

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

August 1, 1930 - February 7, 2018

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

January 28, 1934 - February 3, 2018

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

June 23, 1946 - February 1, 2018

Dennis Paul Burroughs passed away peacefully in his home on February 1, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Dennis better known as "Denny" was born in Buffalo, New York and is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Virginia and Sherman. Dennis is survived by his three sons, Orion Burroughs and Owen McElhaney both of Buffalo, New York and Travis Burroughs of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Sebastian...
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Margaret "Marti" Jean Thornton

October 29, 1949 - January 31, 2018

Margaret Jean "Marti" Thornton, 68, a resident of Buda, Texas, was called to rest with her family by her side on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Margaret was born on October 29, 1949 in Austin, Texas to Willard Lonnie and Maudie Lea Pannell. She was a lifetime resident of Austin and graduated from William B. Travis High School in 1968. She went on to pursue a career in Cosmetology in 1976 and...
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Mary Jo Thompson

October 7, 1940 - January 28, 2018

Mary Jo Thompson of Del Valle, Texas passed January 28, 2018 at the age of 77 years young. Mary Jo was born on October 7, 1940 to parents Joe and Mary Jane (Fitchett) Johnson in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The oldest of three sisters, Mary Jo shared a special bond with Jill Bohdanowicz and Jeanne Friedrich. A salesman's daughter, she moved frequently and attended 12 schools in 12 years – developing...
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Modesta Navarro Tello

November 4, 1933 - January 25, 2018

Modesta Navarro Tello, 84 of Lockhart, Texas passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of January 25, 2018. Born November 4, 1933 in Mendoza Texas to Manuel & Teresa Navarro, who preceded her in death along with her 5 siblings: Apolonio Navarro, Raul Navarro, Juanita Navejar, Maria Rodriguez and Felicita Ruiz. She is also preceded in death by her beloved son, Danny Tello. Modesta is...
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Edward Kerwin Bauer

May 24, 1923 - January 24, 2018

Edward Kerwin Bauer, age 94 of Austin, Texas passed away on January 24, 2018. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Faye Bauer; sister, Dorothy Bauer. Edward will be sadly missed by his son, Larry Bauer; daughter, Linda Kirkwood and husband Scott; grandsons, James Bauer, Jason and Nathan Moore; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Monday, January 29, 2018 at...
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Donald Lee Whitman

December 5, 1935 - January 22, 2018

Donald Lee Whitman, 82, died peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2018 at his home with his loving wife and family present. Donald was born December 5, 1935, in Warren, Ohio, the son of John L. Whitman and Lyda A. (Smeaton) Whitman. After graduating from Warren G. Harding High School, he attended Ohio State University on a baseball scholarship. Donald then served 25 years in the Air Force,...
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June Elizabeth Thorp Rade

September 7, 1923 - January 22, 2018

June Elizabeth Thorp Rade, age 94 of Austin, Texas, passed away on January 22, 2018. She was the daughter of ex-Austin Chief of Police R. D. "Boss" Thorp and Fae Dickerson Thorp. She is survived by her sons, Brent Rade (wife Kay) and Bruce Rade; cousin, Susan Dickerson Spruce; two grandsons, Matthew Rade (wife Rosemary) and Dustin Rade (wife Mary); four great-grandchildren, Lucia Rade,...
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Janie Ramirez

May 27, 1926 - January 20, 2018

Janie Ramirez was born May 27, 1927 in Buda, TX and she passed away January 20, 2018. She attended Stephen F. Austin High School and completed two years of business administration before starting her career with Austin Independent School District. During retirement, Janie opened and owned El Jacalito restaurant with her sister, Micaela for twenty-four years. She always enjoyed going to baseball...
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Alice M. Saucedo

October 25, 1950 - January 19, 2018

On January 19, 2018 at the age of 67, Alice Maldonado Saucedo was called home by our heavenly father. She was born October 25, 1950 in Austin, Texas to Teofilo and Guadalupe Maldonado. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Frank G. Saucedo; her two sons, Frank Saucedo, Jr. (Julie), Eric Anthony Saucedo (Ruth Ann); her loving grandchildren, Alyssa Jordan, Madalyn Elizabeth, Abigail Nicole...
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Maria Luisa Garza

March 3, 1945 - January 19, 2018

On a slightly colder day in Austin, TX, at exactly 4:24 pm on January 19, 2018, Maria Luisa Garza Vasquez transitioned peacefully into the heavenly spirit world surrounded by the comforting warmth of her family. Born on March 3, 1945 in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, she was a one-of-kind genuine individual who lived life with an innate joy. Affectionately known by many people as Licha, or...
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William Claiborne Dugas

July 6, 1980 - January 18, 2018

William Claiborne Dugas, born in Waco, Texas on July 6,1980, passed peacefully at his home in Austin on January 18, 2018. Will bravely battled brain cancer and defied expectations, rules, and limitations throughout his journey. He was an exemplary son, a caring brother, and a fiercely loyal friend who had a zest for life and a wry wit that kept everyone around him smiling. Will was a creative...
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Pedro Alcoser, Sr.

September 17, 1922 - January 16, 2018

Pedro Flores Alcoser, Sr., of Austin, Texas passed away January 16, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mercedes Vega Alcoser; sons, Juan Ramon Alcoser, Pedro Alcoser, Jr. Pedro Alcoser lived a long and eventful life. Growing up in Seguin, Texas, he lived a life that was always respectful of others. Pedro, or Pete as some called him, married Mercedes Vega at a very young age. Early...
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Ester DeLeon Martinez

February 25, 1931 - January 14, 2018

Ester DeLeon Martinez, age 86 of Buda, Texas passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 Ester is survived by her husband, Bonifacio Vela Martinez, Sr.; her daughter, Vera Olvera; her sons, Bonifacio Martinez, Jr (wife Christine), Ricardo Martinez (wife Tammy), and David Martinez (finance Christina); 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Ester retired as...
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Maria E. Molina

February 29, 1948 - January 12, 2018

Maria E. Molina born February 29, 1948 died Friday January, 12, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at her home in Austin, Texas. Mom is survived by her husband Ruben Molina, Sr. of 53 1/2 years, and mother Felicitas Contreras her son Ruben Molina Jr. and spouse Brad Bowden, son Raymond Molina and spouse Misty Molina their children Gerran, Garret and Jordan, daughters Belinda Molina, Brenda Ledesma and...
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Dorothy Marie Gibson

January 23, 1924 - January 9, 2018

Dorothy Marie Gibson age 93 of Austin, Texas passed away January 9, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Richard Gibson; sons, Joseph Ross Gibson, Richard Dale Gibson; daughter, Susan Gibson Jistel; six grandchildren. Visitation will be held 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. Funeral Service 10:00 am on Monday,...
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Juanita Barbee

April 14, 1924 - January 6, 2018

Juanita Barbee was born on April 14, 1924 in Durant, Oklahoma to Joe C. and Emma Ginnings. She was the youngest of 12 children. At the age of 3 her family moved to Friona, Texas. When she was 5 they moved to the Oklahoma Lane Community where she started to school. Then in 1933, they moved to Roosevelt County, New Mexico where she was a resident until 2012, when she moved to Austin, Texas...
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Martha Maria Koukaras

September 4, 1934 - January 5, 2018

Martha Maria Koukaras, of Yacuo Puerto Rico, born September 4, 1934 passed away January 5, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Visitation 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress on January 11, 2018. Interment will follow at Austin Memorial Park. Martha enjoyed working in her garden all day if you let her. She enjoyed reading and learning new techniques from home and...
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Dorothy Lee Ferguson

September 23, 1923 - January 5, 2018

Dorothy Lee Ferguson age 94 of George West, Texas passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018. She was born on Sunday, September 23, 1923 to Nathan and Ora Lee Marshall in Lampasas, Texas. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home 2620 South Congress. Graveside Service 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Lytton Springs...
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Janie Sue Huerta Lindsey

December 14, 1953 - January 1, 2018

Janie Sue Huerta Lindsey passed away on January 1, 2018. She was the loving daughter to Margarito C. Huerta and Mary Calderon Huerta. Janie grew up in her hometown of Austin, Texas and graduated from Travis High School in 1971. She retired from the National Guard after 20+ years in accounting. At the time of her passing she enjoyed interacting with her peers at HEB Oakhill, and those at the...
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Frederick "Fred" Joseph McCarthy

April 15, 1923 - December 30, 2017

Life's journey for Frederick Joseph McCarthy of Austin was completed December 30, 2017, at age 94. Fred, an Austin resident since 1992, is survived by his wife, Leora Callahan Wilson McCarthy of Austin; daughter and son-in-law, Tara Jeanine Munoz and Stacy Munoz of Forsan, Texas; stepson, Michael Alan McCarthy of Duluth, Minn.; sister, Rosemary Irwin of Austin; grandchildren, Alisa Munoz,...
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James "Jimmy" Richard Oldham

February 4, 1955 - December 28, 2017

James "Jimmy" Richard Oldham 62, passed away in his sleep December 27th, 2017 in Dripping Springs, Texas. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana to Raymond Oldham and Nihla Deshamp. James "Jimmy" survived by his children, Pamela Morris Oldham, Ashley Cunningham, Christopher Oldham and Nihla Mckinnerney; brothers and sisters, Brenda Hickman of Dripping Springs TX, Toni Barnes of Louisville KY,...
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Jose Marquez

August 6, 1927 - December 26, 2017

Jose Marquez of Austin, Texas died peacefully in the company of his beloved wife Anita of 66 years and while under the care of the thoughtful staff of the Hacienda Oaks Nursing Home in Seguin, Texas. Marquez was retired after 30 years of military service in 1974. Early in life he served in the US Army (1947-1951) and later joined the US Air Force. He served bravely and honorably in three wars ...
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Nannie Lee Stark DeWitt

July 10, 1925 - December 26, 2017

Nannie Lee Stark DeWitt, age 92 of Austin, Texas passed away on December 26, 2017. Nannie was preceded in death by her husband, John B. DeWitt. She is survived by her sons; Johnnie Lee DeWitt (wife Mae), Frank DeWitt (wife Sue), Robert DeWitt (wife Lisa) and her daughter; Debra DeWitt Jordan (husband Kevin); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters. Serving as...
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Dorothy Marie Partain

June 27, 1923 - December 25, 2017

Dorothy Marie (Marek) Partain was born on June 27, 1923 in Marlin, Texas. She passed away on December 25, 2017 at the age of 94. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent Rudolph and Mary Amalia Marek; her brothers, Vincent Theodore (V.T.) and Charles Edward; and sister Mary Anne Allen. She is survived by her three daughters and their spouses: Zoe Ann and Hap Feuerbacher; Valerie...
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MaryJane Marks

August 14, 1929 - December 22, 2017

Mary Jane Marks, age 88 of Austin, passed away on December 22, 2017. She was born on August 14, 1929 in Steubenville, Ohio to parents Joseph and Ruth Hannan. She graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Austin to teach at the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) where she taught for 32 years. In Austin, she met Joseph Marks and they were married on July 30, 1955. They...
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Kenneth "Ken" W. Peters

August 24, 1928 - December 19, 2017

Kenneth W. Peters Colonel, USAF, MSC Retired Ken Peters of Onion Creek age 89, died December 19, 2017. Ken was born August 24, 1928 in Slayton, Minnesota. After graduating from Slayton High School in 1946, he received a B.A. degree from Luther College in 1950, where he also lettered in football. In 1958, he was awarded the Master's Degree in Hospital Administration (MHA) from Baylor...
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Anne Cronin Vexler

January 18, 1947 - December 14, 2017

Anne Cronin Vexler, age 70, died in her sleep on Thursday, December 14th, 2017 in Austin, Texas after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Anne was born on January 18th, 1947 in Anchorage, Alaska, where her father was stationed while working on the Distant Early Warning System during the Cold War. The family moved a number of times, from Alaska to Hawaii and then California. Family circumstances...
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Debbie Cox

February 4, 1956 - December 14, 2017

Debbie Cox of Austin TX. passed away December 14th in Rockhill SC, at Piedmont Medical Center. She is now with her Dad, her 2 sisters and Grandmother. She will be greatly missed by so many. Debbie was survived by her husband Billy Cox, mother Shirley Merritt, brothers Charles Bartley and John Underwood, daughter Miranda Joyce and husband Steve Joyce, son Travis Park, grandsons Tyler Park, and...
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Henry Whitefield Klipple

January 7, 1939 - December 13, 2017

Henry Whitefield Klipple age 78 of Kyle, Texas passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was born on Saturday, January 7, 1939, the sixth child of John and Georgie Blanche Klipple in Corpus Christi, Texas. Henry married the love of his life, Nina Bennett St. John on Valentine's Day in 1971 at Koenig Lane Baptist Church. Henry was an Artist, drew coloring books and the proceeds of the...
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Rosa Lee Naylor

September 7, 1941 - December 12, 2017

Rosa Lee Naylor age 76 of Austin, passed away on December 12, 2017. She is survived by 3 children; 9 grandchildren; 10 grandpets; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters. Visitation 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Weed-Corley-fish Funeral Home 2620 South Congress with Funeral Service to begin at 2:00 pm.
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Columbine Marie Darling

February 4, 1957 - December 10, 2017

Columbine Marie Darling was born on February 4, 1957 and died in her home in Austin, Tx on December 10, 2017. She was a long time resident of Austin, Tx but had also lived in Casper Wyoming with her mom, dad and brother. At the time of her death, she had been a long time employee of the Internal Revenue Service and had just received 25 years of service. She was preceded in death by her...
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Walter Leroy Harris

August 3, 1934 - December 10, 2017

Walter Leroy Harris, 83, passed away December 10, 2017. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Leroy graduated from Roy Miller High School in 1952, attended Del Mar College in Corpus and graduated from Texas A&I University in Kingsville with a degree in business. He served two years in the United States Army and was stationed in Stuttgart, Germany working with an intelligence unit. He loved...
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Anna Rositas Castro

July 13, 1950 - December 8, 2017

Anna Rositas Castro was called by our Heavenly Father on Friday, December 8, 2017. Anna was preceded in death by her father, Juan Rositas; and her brother, Johnny Rositas. Born on July 13, 1950 to Juan and Romana Rositas, Anna was always very caring and compassionate and full of love for everyone. She always had a smile on her face and it was rare that you saw her mad or upset. She was always...
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Elizabeth Ruiz Garcia

July 2, 1924 - December 8, 2017

Elizabeth Ruiz Garcia was called by our Heavenly Father on Friday, December 8, 2017 after a two-year struggle with cancer. Elizabeth was surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Willie C. Garcia; her siblings, Johnny Ruiz, Manuel Ruiz, Sister Guadalupe Ruiz SSCJ and Jesse Ruiz. Elizabeth was a woman of strong faith and a longtime member of St....
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Jimmy "Jim" Doherty

February 21, 1935 - December 5, 2017

Jimmy "Jim" Doherty was born February 21, 1935 in Buda Texas. Jimmy was the second of three children born to Ennis and Corrine Doherty. As a child he loved the outdoors, and was always proud of his rural upbringing. He attended Buda High school where he was involved in athletics, mischief, and fun with his family and friends. At the age of 16, he met Dorothy "Dot" Caruthers who would become...
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Hector Gonzales

February 13, 1952 - December 2, 2017

Hector Gonzales, age 65 of Austin passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. He was born on Sunday, February 13, 1956 to Joe and Natividad Gonzales in Memphis, Texas. Obituary pending....... Visitation 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress with Recitation of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 pm.
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Joe Angell

October 2, 1942 - December 2, 2017

Mr. Kerry Joe Angell, son of the late Thomas Harold Angell and Laura Eliza Angell was born on October 2, 1942 in Austin, Texas. He quietly departed this life on Saturday, December 2, 2017 surrounded by his family. Joe was a proud American. And at an early age, he joined the Marines. While serving his country, he had the opportunity to play baseball for the Marines. His position was that of...
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Joe M. Rivera

July 13, 1930 - December 2, 2017

Joe M. Rivera, age 87 of Austin, Texas passed away on December 2, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Frances Rivera. Joe is survived by his daughters; Michelle Moheet, her husband Perwez, and Rosemarie Rivera-Ramirez and his sons; Rene Rivera, his wife Penny, Phillip Rivera, and Ralph Rivera, his wife Kimberly. Joe is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and a...
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Edward R. Pearsall

May 20, 1954 - November 24, 2017

Professor Edward R. Pearsall, 63, of Austin, Texas, passed away on November 24, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, on May 20, 1954, to Dona (Smith) Pearsall and the late John Pearsall. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, professor Ludim R. Pedroza; mother Dona Pearsall of Brookville, PA; sister Sherry Warner of Grove City, PA; brothers...
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Muktaben Gaglani

December 7, 1932 - November 24, 2017

Muktaben Gaglani, age 84, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Austin, Texas. She was born December 7, 1932 in India to Vallabh and Vajiben Parekh Madhani. Services will be held from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 26th at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress, Austin.
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Robert Dominguez "Toro" Diaz

June 7, 1935 - November 23, 2017

Robert Dominguez "Toro" Diaz, 82, Greentown formerly of Texas, passed away Thursday, November 23 at 3:07 p.m. Born in McNeil, Texas on June 7, 1935 to Manuel and Petra (Dominguez) Diaz. Mr. Diaz had worked in radio broadcasting for many years as a broadcaster, music promoter and MC. He had worked for 13 years at WIOU as a radio broadcaster. Mr. Diaz had won #1 broadcaster for New and...
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Delfina Olguin Lara

November 5, 1942 - November 23, 2017

Our beloved Delfina Olguin Lara, age 75, was called to our Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances and stepfather, Secundino A. Silva; father, Ben Olguin Sr.; and daughter, Sofie Zapata. Delfina is survived by her loving daughters, Lydia (Louie) Hernandez, Juanita (Jim) Zapata, Mary Frances (Dan) Miles and Deborah (Casey)...
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Thomas L. Moreno, Jr.

December 27, 1935 - November 21, 2017

Thomas L. Moreno, Jr., age 81 of Austin passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Plano, Texas. He was born on Friday, December 27, 1935 to Thomas and Andrea Moreno Sr. in Austin, Texas Thomas is survived by his children, Rudy D. Moreno, Abraham D. Moreno, Rosario D. Ornelas and Judy D. Moreno; brother, Richard Moreno from Austin, Texas; sister, Theresa Ledesma. Visitation will be held...
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Martha Harrison Davenport

September 11, 1918 - November 20, 2017

Martha Harrison Davenport was born Wednesday, September 11, 1918 in Beaumont, Texas to James William Parr and Martha Mahalie Parr. She passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. She is survived by three children, Martha Ben Harrison, Marvyn Harrison Manford, and James William Harrison; 9 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. "Mimi", as her family knew her, was a very special person. ...
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Maureen Kay (Baer) Cerkan

July 26, 1942 - November 20, 2017

Maureen Kay (Baer) Cerkan, 75, passed away November 20, 2017 from a long battle with stomach cancer. Maureen was the kindest, and most patient and supportive mom, wife, sister, aunt, grandma, and friend. She leaves behind her son, John Cerkan; daughter, Donna (Cerkan) Galati; son-in-law, Neil Galati; grandsons, Alexander and Isaac Galati, and her husband of nearly 53 years, Fred Cerkan. She...
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Jesse Moreno Perales

February 5, 1935 - November 19, 2017

Jesse M. Perales, loving father and widower, entered heaven November 19, 2017. He was born in Luling, Texas on February 5, 1935 to Sarah Moreno Perales Sanchez and Domingo Perales, Sr. Jesse attended Marble Falls High School. Jesse married the love of his life, Phyllis Garza, on December 25, 1954. They were married for 62 years. His early work experience as a cabinet maker began at...
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Clara Duckworth Barrington

February 19, 1941 - November 18, 2017

In loving memory of Clara Duckworth Barrington, age 76 of Austin, Texas passed away on November 18, 2017. Clara is survived by her son, Steven Barrington, cousins Judy and Joe Richardson and family, the Kelly family, and many beloved friends. Visitation to be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Ave. ...
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Givanna Sarahi Cisneros

August 16, 1991 - November 14, 2017

Giovanna Sarahi Cisneros age 26 of Austin passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was born on Friday, August 16, 1991 to Jose R. Cisneros and Guadalupe Munguia in Mexico. Obituary pending............. Visitation Gathering will be held from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Ave
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Joe Dominguez Diaz

March 23, 1932 - November 13, 2017

Joe Dominguez Diaz went to be with his Lord on November 13, 2017. He was born on March 23, 1932 in McNeil TX, the seventh of eleven siblings born to Manuel and Petra Diaz. Joe was married to Mary Flores Diaz for over 60 years and they lived in Austin, Texas where they raised their five children. He was 85 years old. Joe was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He...
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Rudy Guerra

December 26, 1947 - November 12, 2017

Rodolfo (Rudy) Guerra, age 69, joined our Father in heaven on Sunday, Nov.12, 2017. Rudy was born on Dec. 26, 1947 to Crecencio and Anita Guerra in Austin, Texas. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps and completed two tours in the Vietnam War. Rudy is survived by a large, loving family who will deeply miss him. His wife, Dominga Guerra (70) of McKinney, Texas, two...
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Eliseo Flores Ortega

October 12, 1924 - November 11, 2017

Eliseo Flores Ortega, 93, a lifelong Austinite passed from this life on November 11, 2017. Eliseo was born October 12, 1924 in Austin to Ruben and Deborah Ortega. Eliseo was the youngest of six brothers and two sisters who all preceded him in death. Eliseo graduated from Austin High School in 1943 where he was an athlete and notably made All-State in baseball, served honorably in the Pacific...
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Laura Ann Hathaway

January 22, 1930 - November 11, 2017

Laura Ann Hathaway, of Austin, joined her heavenly father on Nov. 11, 2017, with her family at her side. She was 87. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 at First United Methodist Church of Austin, 1201 Lavaca St. Laura was beloved by family, friends and former students for her warmth, her smile, a delightful sense of humor and quick wit. She was strong and...
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William A. "Bill" Ashmore, Jr.

October 13, 1950 - November 9, 2017

Bill Ashmore of Austin, died unexpectedly on Nov. 9, 2017. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. A Celebration of his Life in Christ will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at 11:00 am at Christ Lutheran Church, 300 E. Monroe St., Austin, TX with Pastor John Stennfeld officiating. Interment...
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Lawrence W. Rutt

April 20, 1931 - November 9, 2017

Lawrence W. Rutt, age 86, passed away on November 9, 2017. Lawrence was born on April 20, 1931 in Evansville, Indiana to Frank and Evelyn Rutt. Lawrence proudly served his country as a Medic in the United States Air Force, retiring with the rank of TSgt. Lawrence is survived by his wife of 53 years Carolina, his daughter Evelyn Bocanegra husband Ernest, son Lawrence William Rutt Jr. wife...
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Fred Xavier Bautista

July 28, 1945 - November 5, 2017

Fred Xavier Bautista joined his loved ones in heaven on November 4, 2017. He was a beloved man who lived his life for others and made countless sacrifices for his friends and family. He spent his final years living with a heart filled with love and happiness, as he was consistently surrounded by his two beautiful grandchildren who loved him deeply and demonstrated it to him every day. He was an...
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Ann Patterson Miller

February 11, 1929 - November 3, 2017

Ann Patterson Miller passed away on November 3, 2017 in Austin, TX. She was born in Childress, TX. She moved to Corpus Christi, TX with her husband H. J. (Pat) Patterson in 1948 where she resided most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband's H. J. (Pat) Patterson and William F. (Bill) Miller. She is survived by her daughters Laura (Richard) Vincent, Julie (Brad) Dearing,...
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Duane E. Crowley, Sr.

July 7, 1922 - November 2, 2017

Duane E. Crowley, (Sr.), age 95 of Austin passed away at home on November 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Peggy; two children and their spouses; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He served during WWII as a navigator bombardier in the Air Corp and during Korea as a navigator and a meteorologist in the Air Force. He achieved the rank of Lt. Colonel and was awarded...
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Josefa S. Arriola

August 17, 1926 - October 29, 2017

Josefa S. Arriola, 91, our beloved mother passed away on October 29, 2017 surrounded by her family. She will be remembered as a kindhearted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Josefa is survived by her children: Robert, Mary and husband Rick Rosa, Janie Silguero (Al), Annie Cheung (William), Manuel (Rebecca), Richard and wife Georgea Rogers, Jose, Rosie Lockhart and husband John, Terri...
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Steve G. Castro

September 2, 1932 - October 26, 2017

Steve G. Castro, Sr., age 85 of Austin, Texas passed away Thursday October 26, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents Florentino and Patricia Castro; sister, Torivia Olmos; brothers, Pete and Florentino Castro Jr.; son, Abel Castro Sr. He is survived by his wife Tommie G. Castro and children; Steve Castro Jr., Sylvia Casanova, Rosalinda Quintero and husband Rocky, Sam Castro Sr.,...
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Jerry Stephen Lightsey

January 23, 1935 - October 25, 2017

Music is always in the air in Austin and Central Texas but the venue has changed for one of its noted bass player's, Jerry Stephen Lightsey, aged 82. Jerry passed away October 25, 2017 after battling Parkinson's for several years. He was born January 23, 1935 in Austin, Texas to Stephen Monroe Lightsey and Pansy Sutton Lightsey. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters;...
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Antonia "Tonie" Teran Velasquez

January 17, 1930 - October 25, 2017

Our beloved Antonia "Tonie" Teran Velasquez was called to eternal rest on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the age of 87. She was devout wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born in Austin, Texas on January 17, 1930 and attended Our Lady of Guadalupe School. On July 13, 1952, she married the love of her life, Pete M. Velasquez. They were married for 55 years until his...
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Richard Carfer

June 12, 1925 - October 24, 2017

Richard Carfer took his final flight at the age of 92, on October 24th, 2017 in Kerrville, Texas. Richard was born on June 12th, 1925 in Emsworth, Pennsylvania where he lived all his life until meeting the love of his life, Evelyn Margaret Doyne. They were married on December 14th, 1947 in Rockville Centre, New York and had a loving marriage for 69 years. They had two children, William Thomas ...
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Emma Irene Birdwell

April 10, 1929 - October 22, 2017

Emma Irene Birdwell was born in Austin, Texas on April 10, 1929. She was the youngest of six children, five daughters and one son (Robert, Florine, Louise, Dorothy, and Billie Jo.) She was married to Jimmie Lee Birdwell who preceded her in death. A resident of Austin, Texas her entire life and was a member of Central Assembly of God Church where she taught Children's Sunday School for twenty...
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Clinton Dale Worman

August 30, 1984 - October 19, 2017

Clinton Dale Worman, age 33, of Aledo, Texas, passed away on October 19, 2017. Clinton (Clint) was born on August 30, 1984, in Franklin Nebraska. He moved to El Paso, Texas, where he graduated from Coronado High School and then earned a BA from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Clint didn't know a stranger and was a fiercely loyal friend to many. He had a heart the size of Texas, big love...
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Amy Lynn Eiermann

June 11, 1976 - October 18, 2017

Amy Lynn Eiermann, age 41, died of complications from diabetes in Austin, Texas on October 18, 2017. Amy was a bright light and full of compassion for all of those around her, human or feline. Amy was born on June 11, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart. She was a Mardi Gras princess in the Krewe of Caesar, and was forever after fondly referred...
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Samuel Perez Guerra

November 5, 1929 - October 15, 2017

Samuel Perez Guerra, 87, died peacefully on Sunday afternoon. Sam was born November 5, 1929 at his home in Austin Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leonita "Nonie" Teneyuque Guerra with whom he was married for 52 years. Samuel is survived by his three daughters, Carla Sewell husband Gary Sewell, Jeanette Hodge husband Darrell Hodge, and Annette Wood; grandchildren, Christopher "C.J."...
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Elizabeth Ann "Betty" (Knopf) Westdyke

July 23, 1931 - October 13, 2017

Westdyke, Elizabeth Ann "Betty" (Knopf) was born July 23, 1931, in Paterson, NJ, the eldest daughter of the late George R. and Elsie F. (Pikaart) Knopf. She passed away on October 13, 2017, in Austin, TX, following a short illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Abraham Westdyke, her sister Kathryn Knopf, step-daughter and step-son-in-law Cecelia and Louis Ungerer, step...
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Ramon Cortez

July 13, 1954 - October 12, 2017

Ramon Cortez passed away on October 12, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1954 in Austin, Texas to Gerardo and Maria Antonia Cortez. Ramon was a professional printer, avid fisherman, hunter and outdoorsman. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Pete Cortez. Ramon is survived by his son, Julius Cortez; grandson, Nicholas Cortez; sisters, Anita C. Moreno (husband Manuel),...
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Floyd Glen Self, Jr

September 8, 1946 - October 11, 2017

Floyd Glen Self, Jr. of Lometa, Texas died peacefully in his home Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 71. Floyd was born September 8, 1946 in Fredericksburg, Texas. His family moved to Austin and then to Creedmoor by the time he was 6. He graduated from Del Valle HS in 1964 and Southwest Texas State Univ. in 1969 (BA Industrial Arts). He enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1968. ...
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Maxie Hiram Moore

January 29, 1923 - October 9, 2017

Maxie Hiram Moore of Austin passed away on October 9, 2017. He was born on January 29, 1923 in Dripping Springs, Texas to Maxie Hiram and Hattie Pearl Langston Moore. Graduated from El Campo High School and joined the US Army Air Corp. Maxie married Melba Faye Philips on September 4, 1943 and had a son, Bobby Duane Moore born on December 16, 1944. He worked for Independent Claims Adjustment...
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Jack Raymond Boyd, MD

March 13, 1935 - October 7, 2017

The world lost an incredibly kind, giving, brilliant, talented, funny, passionate man this past weekend. Jack Boyd, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and dear friend to many people over the years passed away peacefully on October 7, 2017 at the age of 82. Jack was born in the small Texas town of Cisco on March 13, 1935. He moved to Odessa at a young age where his childhood...
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Roger Ugene Beasley

December 28, 1946 - October 4, 2017

Roger Ugene Beasley 70 of Manchaca, Texas passed away on October 4, 2017. Roger was born on December 28, 1946 in Osceloa, Iowa to John and Lucille Beasley. Roger served his country in the United States Air Force for 25 years. After his career with the Air Force, Roger worked other various jobs. He loved working with wood and making things. After his stroke, 15 years ago, Roger worked with...
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Adelfa Fuentes Guerra

October 3, 1923 - October 3, 2017

It is our deepest sorrow to inform you of the passing of our compassionate, loving and hardworking mother, Adelfa Fuentes Guerra, 94 of Austin, Texas. Adelfa passed away peacefully on the evening of October 3, 2017 at her home with family by her side, Adelfa was born in Kenedy, Texas on October 3, 1923 to Cesario Fuentes and Agustina Guerra. Adelfa married her husband Secundino Mata Guerra...
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Juanita "Nan" Howard

June 2, 1926 - October 1, 2017

Juanita "Nan" Howard 91 of Wimberley, Texas went home to be with the LORD, October 1, 2017. She was a long time resident of Austin, Texas. Nan was a loving mother and grandmother that had a smile that would light up a room. Some of her favorite pastimes were, working in her yard and watching people. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Howard, Sr.; mother, Hattie Daniel; her...
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Richard Sunbury, CMSgt USAF

March 4, 1934 - September 28, 2017

Richard "Dick" Sunbury, CMSgt USAF, age 83, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017. He was born on March 4, 1934 to James and Isabel Sunbury in Berlin, NH. In 1952, he graduated from Naugatuck, CT High School. Dick enlisted into the US Air Force, and served his country for 25 years honorably and was the recipient of numerous medals, awards and recognitions. He took pride in being a US Air...
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Timothy "Tim" Henderson Ritter

October 20, 1940 - September 26, 2017

Tim Ritter age 76 of Austin went peacefully to God on Tuesday September 26, 2017 after a struggle with brain Cancer. Tim was an Austin native living in central Texas most of his life. He was born on October 20, 1940 to John Francis "Jack Sr." and Frances Hulen Ritter in Austin, Texas. Tim was a successful businessman who enjoyed a variety of entrepreneurial interests. For most of his adult...
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Thomas Larue Cloud

March 23, 1948 - September 23, 2017

Thomas Larue Cloud was born on March 23, 1948 to Alma Lee Larkins Mosley and Johnny Moses Evans in Sealy, Texas and was called home on September 23, 2017. Thomas accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and savior and lived a life that was devoted to Him. He proudly attended Crossroads Christian House of Prayer in Austin, Texas. Thomas began working at a very young age and continued to work hard...
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Gladys Bertha Sorrells

March 19, 1924 - September 23, 2017

A songbird of God passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Gladys Sorrells was born on March 19, 1924 in Uhland, Hays County, Texas, to Max and Anna Schiwitz. Her immediate and extended family were merchants and farmers. At the time of her birth Uhland had no electricity or running water, but her family made up for that by teaching her the value of hard work, education, and the arts....
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Steve Ray Means

May 26, 1959 - September 22, 2017

We celebrate a life that was filled with love, laughter, family and friends and a great love in the Lord. Entered this world May 26, 1959, Carlsbad New Mexico. Entered Heaven's Gate on September 22, 2017 with joy. Preceded by his dad, John Harden Means, Jr. and second dad, H. W. Kyser. Left to share memories, mother, Martha A.Means Kyser; sisters, Daytheen McAnear (Paul) and Lori Horvath ...
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Roberto Pacheco

October 9, 1923 - September 20, 2017

Roberto Pacheco, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on September 20th, 2017 at 12:15 pm in Austin, Texas, at the age of 93. He is survived by his wife, Martha Pacheco; sons Roberto, Alfredo, and Raul Pacheco; his daughters Patricia De Luna, Lourdes Oliveira, and Mari Noga; fifteen grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Roberto was born on Oct. 9, 1923,...
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Gilbert Gonzales

October 19, 1931 - September 18, 2017

Gilbert Gonzales age 85 of Austin passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. He was born on Monday, October 19, 1931 to Jeffrey and Manuela Gonzales in Austin, Texas. Gilbert is survived by his wife Maria Gonzales and 4 daughters. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Avenue. Funeral...
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Henrietta "Yetta" Japko

September 27, 1923 - September 17, 2017

Henrietta "Yettta" Japko age 93, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Austin, Texas. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She worked as a Registered Nurse when she lived in the Bronx, Amarillo and Austin for a total of 52 years. She is preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; and her husband, Morris Japko. Yetta is survived by her sons, Garry Japko and wife Diana,...
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Dolores Richie Salas

May 26, 1929 - September 12, 2017

Dolores Richie Salas age 88 of Austin passed away Monday, September 12, 2017. She was born on May 26, 1929 in Kingsbury, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Domingo Salas; grandson, Stephen Segura. Dolores is survived by her daughters, Rose Mary Segura, (husband David) and Mary Ann Ortiz (husband Randy); brother, Rudy Richie; grandsons, David Segura and wife Jennifer,...
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Margarita Perez de Mendez

December 16, 1954 - September 10, 2017

Margarita Perez de Mendez, 62, of Austin, TX was born on December 16, 1954 and died September 10, 2017. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family and friends in Austin, TX. Margarita is survived by her husband, Natividad Mendez; her daughter, Karina Mendez-Perez. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Weed-Corley...
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Karen Sue Combest

May 16, 1963 - September 9, 2017

Karen Sue Combest was born May 16, 1963 in Austin, Texas. She died September 9, 2017 with her daughter by her side. Suzy-Q as she was nicknamed by her brother, was beautiful, independent, hardworking, loyal, and a loving mother. Suzy had a special love for the beach and spent many hours searching for shells and romping through the waves. She also loved the wide open spaces of Alaska, where...
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Francisco C. Rodriguez, Sr.

November 23, 1924 - September 9, 2017

Francisco C. Rodriguez, age 92, of Austin Texas was called to his eternal home on September 9, 2017. He is survived by his children, Frank Jr. (Delia), Oscar, Balbina (Tony), Gabriel (Linda) and David (Teresa); 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was born in Buda, Texas to Bonifacio & Luz Rodriguez and was the 3rd of 12 children. He is preceded in death by his wife Janie Aleman...
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Arch Hatchett, Jr.

June 26, 1940 - September 2, 2017

Arch Hatchett Jr., 77, died on September 2, 2017. He was born in Henderson Kentucky on June 26, 1940. He served in the United States Air Force for 22 ½ years and retired from Bergstrom Air Force Base. His most recent occupation was a Mail Handler for the United States Postal Service. He is survived by his son, Derek Hatchett; daughters, Stephanie McCowan and Kimberly Hatchett; brothers...
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Jorge Duron Guerra

June 26, 1932 - August 31, 2017

Jorge Duron Guerra, age 85, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 31st, 2017, in his home surrounded by his beloved family. Jorge was born in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on June 26th, 1932 to Servando Duron Benavides and Antonia Guerra. As a young man, Jorge worked in his uncle's restaurants in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, where he would learn the family business. His uncle, Ismael Guerra was...
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Gordon Lee Thorn, Jr.

October 22, 1942 - August 22, 2017

Gordon Thorn, beloved husband, cherished father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, friend, extreme Longhorn fan and UT alumni, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the age of 74. He was born on October 22, 1942 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Gordon Lee Thorn, Sr. and wife Martha. He has two sisters, Nancy Stegall in Florida and Susan Thorn in Colorado. Gordon...
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Andrew Oliver Karasz

August 5, 1970 - August 21, 2017

Andrew Oliver Karasz, Chef, died in Austin, Texas, on August 21, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Susan Holaday Schumacher; and his stepfather, August Schumacher, of Washington, DC; stepmother, Marilyn Sobel, of New York City, widow of his late father, Peter Paul Karasz; sister, Valerie Karasz, and her husband, Peter Jamros; their children, Isabel and Oliver Jamros; his brother, Matthew...
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Gilbert H. Ruiz

February 4, 1927 - August 21, 2017

Gilbert H. Ruiz, (aka Boss Man, Teco, Big Gil) was born on February 4, 1927 a native of Austin, TX. He passed away August 21, 2017. Gilbert was born to Aristeo and Enriqueta Ruiz of East Austin, he was a true Austinite. He was preceded in death by his parent's father, Aristeo Ruiz; mother, Enriqueta Ruiz; children, Dianna (DeeDee) Walker, Suzanne Ruiz; siblings, Elvira R. Sanchez, Pedro H....
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