Our Obituaries

Maria Perez

July 13, 1934 - December 2, 2017

Maria Ofelia Perez, 83 yrs old, a widow, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, went to be with our Lord on December 2, 2017. Born July 13, 1934 in San Benito, Texas, Maria Ofelia was 4th of 15 children. She grew up helping on the family farm. On December 26, 1953, Margarito and Maria Ofelia were joined in holy matrimony. Their lifelong marriage and family relations...
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Joyce Steglich

August 22, 1950 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Emilie B. JAROLIK

July 3, 1930 - October 15, 2017

Emilie Betty Jarolik, age 87, of Holland, TX passed away Sunday October 15, 2017 in Bartlett, TX. Emilie was born and raised in Holland and worked in jewelry sales.She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Adolph Jarolik, in 1980.She is survived by her daughters, Jeanette and her husband Lewis (Buddy) Wald of Salado, TX and Rebecca (Becky) and her husband Gary Hajda of San Antonio, TX; her...
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Cecil Frank Blaschke

September 28, 1937 - October 11, 2017

Cecil Frank Blaschke passed away peacefully from a chronic illness on October 11, 2017 in Costa Mesa, California. He was born September 28, 1937, to Felix and Ethel Blaschke on a farm near Holland, Texas. He was the youngest of five children.Burial will be in the Bartlett, Texas cemetery following a service at the Goodnight Funeral Home in Bartlett, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 11:00 AM.He...
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Carroll Zschiesche

July 22, 1938 - July 20, 2017

Carroll Wayne Zschiesche, age 78, passed away Thursday July 20, 2017 in Round Rock, TX. He enjoyed painting, fishing, going out on his boat, and being with family. CW was honest, hardworking, and was very appreciative to those who helped him in the last 5 years. He was always making jokes, and generally had a smile on his face. His wife, Dot, is the love and light of his life. You could see it in...
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Margarito Perez

July 20, 1932 - July 11, 2017

Margarito Perez, 84 went to be with our Lord on July 11, 2017. Born July 20, 1932 in Bartlett Texas, Margarito and his 2 younger brothers grew up helping on the family farm. In December 26, 1953, Margarito and Maria Ofelia Cortez were married in Bartlett, Tx. Their lifelong-marriage, relationship with the church and family demonstrated his love for God and a life that was led with strong...
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James Crews

May 24, 1939 - June 18, 2017

James Donald Crews, 78, of Bartlett, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday morning June 18. He was at his home surrounded by his family. James was born May 24, 1939 near Salado, Texas to William Cleveland and Ella V Haynes Crews. He attended and graduated from Salado High School in 1957. He later graduated from East Texas State College in Commerce with a Bachelor of Science degree....
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Glenn Warren

January 29, 1920 - June 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Clarence Fischer

November 16, 1927 - April 25, 2017

Clarence Stanley Fischer of Bartlett died Tuesday morning; April 25, 2017 of a lingering illness, joining his parents, brothers, and sisters in God's heavenly home. He was born on November 16, 1927, the youngest of the five children of Frank Friedrich Fischer and Meta Adeline Schultz Fischer. Clarence spent his entire life of 89 years within a half mile of his birthplace at his family's...
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Francisca Escobar

May 11, 1951 - March 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Carolyn Joyce Meyers

November 27, 1937 - March 8, 2017

Carolyn Joyce Meyers passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Austin, Texas at the age of 79. She was born November 27, 1937 in Medina, Texas to Clarence Wallace Turner and Edna Eleanora (Sprott). Carolyn was a resident of Llano for 46 years, after moving from Seminole, Texas. She was a LVN with Llano Memorial Hospital, from which she retired. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence...
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Ethel Martinka

November 16, 1915 - March 6, 2017

Ethel Verna Martinka, age 101 years 3 ½ months, passed away Monday March 6, 2017 in Granger, TX.Ethel was raised on a farm and ranch and was tough, but had a great heart. Ethel loved bingo. She knew everyone and everyone knew her. She was loved by all and was known as "need something done call Ethel". She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Martinka Sr.; her son, Louis Martinka Jr.;...
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Karen Powell

November 17, 1943 - February 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Barbara Ann Burns

June 24, 1935 - January 1, 2017

Barbara Bartlett Bunker Burns, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother joined her Father in heaven on January 1, 2017.Barbara was born June 24, 1935 in Bartlett, TX the second child of Lynn and Iva Bartlett.In 1954, Barbara married Capt. W.R. Bunker and had two children. They were stationed at several locations in the U.S. during his service in the U.S. Air Force. Barbara moved...
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Lynn A. LANCASTER, Sr.

April 20, 1928 - October 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Garland Kneten

February 5, 1939 - September 12, 2016

Garland James Kneten, age 77, passed away at his home in Bartlett, Texas on September 12, 2016. A gathering for remembrance will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church TRC in Bartlett. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 17, at 10 a.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, with burial to follow at the church cemetery. Arrangements are...
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Martina Esparza

November 11, 1928 - August 11, 2016

Martina S. Esparza, age 87, of Holland, TX passed away Thursday August 11, 2016.Martha was a native Texan, born in Waco to Guillermo Sustaita and Natividad Davila on November 11, 1928. She lived in Temple for many years, until she married Joe T. Esparza on November 11, 1982 and moved to Holland tx. Her passion for cooking inspired her to open her own restaurant and later 2 other establishments. ...
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Evelyn McClendon

July 15, 1928 - July 15, 2016

Evelyn O. McClendonServices for Evelyn Ottilie McClendon, 88, of Little River will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bartlett, with Pastor Joe Woodward officiating.Burial will be in the Holland City Cemetery.Mrs. McClendon died Friday, July 15 on her 88th birthday, at a nursing home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after a blessedly short battle with pancreatic cancer and...
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James Everett Mason

June 22, 1933 - July 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Gene Schunek

November 29, 1936 - July 9, 2016

Gene Schunek was born on November 29, 1936 in Bartlett, Texas and passed away July 9, 2016. Gene graduated from SWT University with a BS in physics. He served in the Air Force and Navy, he had a great love for the Navy. Gene was pre-deceased by his parents Jack and Roxie Schunek. He is survived by his sister Artie Seale(Glenn) and her children, Susan Wernle(Marty), Robin Sedgwick, Dinah Wootton...
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Beatrice Strickland

April 12, 1940 - May 13, 2016

Beatrice Lorene Calton Strickland was born to Archie and Joanna Calton. Beatrice joined the church at an early age. She attended Holland and Bartlett schools.Beatrice worked as a nurse's aid in Temple, Holland, Bartlett, and Granger nursing homes. Later she did home care for Dr. Goodnight and his wife.Beatrice is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Archie.Beatrice leaves behind to...
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Janna Lee Karl

November 18, 1955 - April 1, 2016

Janna Lee ( DeBoer ) Karl was born to Norman and Lorraine ( Wilson ) DeBoer on November 18, 1955. Janna worked at Floyd's Glass in Taylor for 16 years and she enjoyed reading and spending time with friends and family.She married her beloved husband Freddie Karl on March 16, 2001, and they began their journey together in life. ...
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Judy Shiplett

October 12, 1961 - March 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Judy Ellen Shiplett

October 12, 1961 - March 31, 2016

Judy Ellen Shiplett, age 54, of Bartlett passed away Thursday March 31, 2016. Judy was the youngest of four girls, and with her wonderful sense of humor she was always the center of attention. She attended Bartlett school where she played basketball, ran track, and played clarinet in the band. After she graduated Bartlett High School, She attended Temple Jr. College and the University of Mary...
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Rebecca Alderete

April 26, 1930 - March 17, 2016

Rebecca Ramirez Elizondo Alderete passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at a Bartlett Nursing Home. She was born on April 26, 1930 in Manor to Augustine & Dolores Iruegas Ramirez. Rebecca is preceded in death by her parents, grandson; Manuel Elizondo Jr., Sisters; Maria Sanchez, Ricarda Borrego, Rachel Siprian, Brothers Rudulfo, Raul, Rosendo Ramiro and Adam Ramirez.Rebecca is survived by her...
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Myrtle M. Wood

January 5, 1924 - February 22, 2016

Myrtle Wendler Wood, age 92, passed away Monday February 22, 2016 in Temple, TX. She was born January 5, 1924 to Fritz and Hertha Wendler. Myrtle was baptized, confirmed, and married in St. John's Lutheran Church in Bartlett, TX. She taught school for 27 years at Rogers, Holland, Granger, Taylor, and Robstown ISD.She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Judge Frank A. Wood, who...
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Agnes Frances Straka

February 28, 1924 - January 13, 2016

Agnes Frances Straka, age 91 of Jarrell, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 in Taylor, Texas. She was born on February 28, 1924 in Jarrell, Texas to Joseph and Annie (Knapek ) Straka. Agnes worked on the family farm most of her life. In her younger years, she enjoyed baking delicious kolaches and other pastries, canning peaches, crocheting, embroidering, as well...
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Edna Spears

May 4, 1932 - December 18, 2015

Edna Zimmerhanzel Spears passed away Dec. 18, 2015.She was preceded in death by her husband Jos Spears, her mother Annie Calder, her father Joe Zimmerhanzel Sr., her two brothers Leslie and James Zimmerhanzel, four half-brothers Paul, Charlie, Van and Joe Zimmerhanzel Jr. and two half-sisters Mary Salansky and Emma Weiss.She is survived by her sister Joe Ann Jackson and her husband Claude of...
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Ruby Howell

April 5, 1939 - December 14, 2015


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Lowell Hustoft

March 6, 1932 - November 23, 2015


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Doris Jean Mays

July 18, 1946 - November 14, 2015

Doris Mays, 69, of Bartlett, TX, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 14, 2015.Doris was born on July 18, 1946 in Gatesville, Texas to E. G. Rutherford and Ethel Sullivan Rutherford.Doris is preceded in death by both her parents and her husband, Roy Michael Hill, Brothers-in-law Howard Stephen Hill, and Roger Alan Hill; Sister-in-law Samye Hill Barnes.Doris is survived by: Sister, Lou...
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Eva Marie Davila

May 9, 1946 - October 18, 2015

Eva Marie Davila was born Eva Marie Turek in Prague, Czechoslovakia, on May 9, 1946. After traveling to, and living in, various parts of the world - including Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Switzerland; and Chicago and learning to speak 7 languages - she and her family moved to Granger, Texas in 1978. In 1989, she and her 3 children settled in Bartlett, where she worked at Will O' Bell Nursing Home as...
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Noel Lovellette

July 24, 1937 - October 16, 2015

Noel Lovellette, age 78, passed away Friday October 16, 2015 at his home in Holland, TX. Noel was born in Mt. Carmel, Ill to Orvan Lovellette and Blanche Henson Lovellette. He retired from the US Air Force and proudly served during Vietnam. Even though he retired Noel stayed busy restoring his home and doing just about anything you could think of. He was a fine woodworker, musician, and all...
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Sheldon Fritz

July 30, 1928 - October 2, 2015

Sheldon Fritz, 87, of Temple, TX passed away on Friday, October 2, 2015. He was born July 30, 1928, in Springfield, IL to Edward Clayton and Ema (Martin) Fritz. He graduated from Broadview Academy, and graduated with a Masters degree from PUC. He served in the Army, and worked for Fort Hood for over 20 years. His passion was antique cars, and his family.He was a devoted husband, father, and...
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Don Thaler

September 30, 1937 - September 13, 2015

Don Thaler, age 77, of Bartlett passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015. Don grew up in Thorndale, where he met and married his high school sweetheart Peggy Sue Becker. Don attended mortuary school and worked with EMT services in Austin. In the '60's he and his family moved to Bartlett where Don worked at Goodnight Funeral Home. Don was also a real entrepreneur. He owned the Village Shoppe Dry...
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Robbie Nell Roome

October 29, 1921 - August 31, 2015

Robbie Nell Via Roome was born October 29, 1921 in Bartlett, Texas to Walter Turner and Elizabeth Cannon Via.Robbie is predeceased by her husband, Walter Cecil Roome; son, Walter Frank Roome; parents, and her six brothers, Walter Lee, Ralph Edward, Roy Daniel, Raymond Marion, Eynan Turner (Bucky) and Rebel Leon "Pod"; and sister Helen Elizabeth Via; one nephew, Grady Sebastian, III; one niece,...
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Dorothy Bartlett

August 31, 1937 - August 25, 2015

Dorothy Jean Bartlett, age 77, of Bartlett passed away Tuesday August 25, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius Powitzky and Alice Spiegelhauer Powitzky; her husband, Edward Bartlett Jr.; and her granddaughter, Brittany Bartlett.She is survived by her sons, Edward "Neddy" Bartlett and wife Jonna and Bobby lee Bartlett and wife Valerie; her grandchildren, Brandi Harvell, Brooke...
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John Nelson

September 5, 1930 - August 6, 2015

John Nelson, 84, of Holland, Texas passed away on August 6th, 2015 in the comfort of his home surrounded by family. John was born on September 5th, 1930; he is survived by wife Carolyn (Jane) Nelson.John is also survived by his sons Michael Nelson and wife Martha, Rodney Nelson and Cynthia Kirby, Phillip Nelson and wife Michelle, daughter Robin Nelson and Manuel Lozano step-son Tom (Tiger) Blaha...
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John Melvin Graff

January 21, 1931 - August 4, 2015

John M. Graff of Bartlett Texas went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 4, 2015. He was 84 years 6 months and 15 days old. John was born to Viola Whetsell and Walter E. Graff on January 21, 1931 at home in Conneautville, Pennsylvania. He attended Penn Line Grammar school and Linesville High School. He graduated in May of 1948. John relocated to Dallas Texas in 1952 because it was...
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Jimmie Hartley

May 13, 1928 - July 29, 2015


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Dorothy Louise Fiebig

July 19, 1928 - June 27, 2015

Dorothy Louise Fiebig, age 86, of Holland, TX passed away in her sleep on Saturday June 27, 2015. Dorothy was born on July 19,1928 in Smithville, TX to Frank and Caldona Farris Sawyer, along with 4 brothers and 2 sisters. This is where she grew up, met, and married Wallace Fiebig on June 5, 1946. The two happily shared their live until Wallace's passing on November 15, 1999.Dorothy lived in and...
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Noe Tenorio

July 2, 1969 - April 16, 2015

Noe Tenorio, age 45, Bartlett, TX passed away Thursday April 16, 2015 in Georgetown, TX.Noe is survived by his parents, Hector and Maria Martinez; his sister, Marilu Martinez; his brother Jose Luis Martinez; his niece Isabela Martinez; and his nephews, Aaron Martinez, Anthony Martinez, and Jose Luis Martinez, Jr.A visitation will be held on Saturday April 18, 2014 from 6pm-8pm at Goodnight...
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Germilla F. Pavlasek

November 1, 1926 - April 1, 2015

Germilla (Jimmie) David Pavlasek, age 88, of Bartlett, TX passed away Wednesday April 1, 2015. Jimmie was a member of the KJZT, SPJST, Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, she worked for many years at the Bastrop Telephone Company, then after meeting her husband John they opened Johnnie's Service station and ran it for over 40 years, but above all else Germilla was a wonderful wife and...
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Walter Cecil Roome

March 28, 1916 - February 26, 2015

Walter Cecil Roome was born on March 28, 1916, the firstborn son of Walter L. Roome and Ella Appling Roome of Louise, Texas. Cecil spent his formative years in Louise attending school, helping his parents and his three younger sisters, Evelyn "Biddy", Dorothy and Ruthella. Some of his fondest memories were of his maternal grandparents, William Franklin Appling and Idella Berry Appling. He...
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Carlton R. Neitsch

September 26, 1943 - February 24, 2015

Carlton Robert Neitsch was born September 26,1943 in Bartlett, Texas to Edward & Ruby (Green) Neitsch and passed away February 24, 2015 in Temple, Texas. He was preceeded in death by his parents and his loving wife of 34 years Doris Jean Neitsch in 2012. He is survived by daughter, Portia & husband Robert Havard of Deer Park, Texas,Tracy and husband Ty Wotipka of Deer Park, Texas....
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Mary Helen Goodnight

March 2, 1925 - February 23, 2015

Mary Helen Jackson Goodnight, of Bartlett, Texas, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas where she had resided for the previous year. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward R. Goodnight of Bartlett and her daughter Dr. Sheila Goodnight of Houston. She is survived by her daughters Linda Goodnight Wright and husband Tommy of San Antonio, Texas, and Marsha Goodnight...
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Mary L. Saage

November 26, 1919 - February 22, 2015

Mary Martha Laughlin Saage passed away early Sunday morning, February, 22, 2015 at Scott and White Hospital, Temple, Texas. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Curtis E. Saage; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Laughlin, Sr.; her sister, Marjorie Laughlin Jordan; and her brother E. K. Laughlin, Jr. and her brother, Henry Laughlin.. Mary Martha graduated from Bartlett High School in 1936...
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James E. Houston

July 30, 1937 - February 12, 2015

James E. Houston was born to the parents of AbeHouston and Alberta Parks on July 30, 1937 in BastropCounty. He is preceded in death by both parents and aSister, Ruthie Mae Shelby, two nephews, Curtis Shelby, GlenShelby, and a niece, Gwendolyn Shelby.James leaves to cherish his memories: A brother-in-law,Horace Shelby of Lexington, Texas. Seven (7) nieces:Etta Shelby, Ardus West of Austin, Texas....
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Willie Dusek

September 2, 1931 - January 29, 2015


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Samye Hill-Barnes

May 4, 1946 - December 24, 2014

Samye Carolyn Hill Barnes, 68, of Bartlett, TX, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 24, 2014.The family will be hosting an honorary memorial service Tuesday evening, December 30, 2014, from 6:00pm ''' 8:00pm at the Goodnight Funeral Home Chapel in Bartlett, TX (209 E. Professor Powell, 76511).Samye was born on May 4, 1946 in Bartlett, Texas to Roy Hamblen Hill and Helen Dillard Hill....
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Bobby J. Burns

April 21, 1936 - December 10, 2014

Bobby J. Burns, age 78, of Bartlett passed away Wednesday December 10, 2014 in Temple, TX. Bobby retired from the Air Force and later worked at Ft Hood with the Civil Service. He was a proud member of the Masons, Lions Club, American Legion, First Baptist Church of Bartlett, and the Wednesday Bible Club.Bobby is survived by his wife, Barbara Bartlett Burns; his children, daughter, Kitty Bunker...
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Isabelle F. Cameron

May 19, 1919 - December 4, 2014

Isabelle Ann Filak Cameron, age 95, passed away at home on December 4, 2014. Mrs. Cameron was the daughter of Paul Filak and Hedvika Filak (Mylek), both from Czechoslovakia, and was herself a fluent Czech speaker. She grew up on farms in the Granger area and worked for several local businesses before marrying in 1941 to Billy Lee Cameron of Bartlett, Texas. Mr. Cameron preceded her in death in...
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John C. Holliman

October 12, 1942 - November 19, 2014

John Charles Hollimann, age 72, passed away November 19, 2014. Visitation will be held from 10am to 12pm at Goodnight Funeral Home in Bartlett, TX. A graveside service will follow at Davilla Cemetery in Davilla, TX.
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Kenneth Lee White

July 29, 1933 - November 18, 2014

Kenneth Lee White, age 81, passed away Tuesday, November 18, at his home after a brief battle with acute leukemia. His family was by his side.Kenneth was the youngest of eight children born to Robert Marion and Minnie Hunt White of Davilla.After the death of his mother when he was 8, he lived with his sister, Minnie Glenn Gray and her Husband James (Lucy) Gray of Bartlett, and their son Billy...
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Peggy Sue Thaler

June 23, 1940 - November 11, 2014

Peggy Sue Thaler, age 74 of Schwertner, TX passed away Tuesday November 11, 2014. Peggy was a long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bartlett. She loved antiquing, playing bridge, her pets, and her family. Peggy and her husband, Don, were active members of the Bartlett community, where they owned the Red and White Grocery store and the Village Antique Shoppe. Later, Peggy would retire...
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Joan Constance Bunte

September 17, 1937 - October 29, 2014

Joan Constance Bunte, 77 of Holland, Texas died at Temple Scott & White, Wednesday, October 29, 2014. She was born in Elkins, WV on September 17, 1937 to Khosa Lela and Jasper Hinkle. She was a coach and teacher for 26 years, and retired in 1993. She is survived by her husband, Donald Bunte of Holland; their daughter, Michelle Roush of Holland; her brother, Franklin Hinkle of WV;...
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Evelyn T. Greer

March 4, 1923 - October 24, 2014

Evelyn Tittle Haynes Greer, age 91, passed away Friday October 24, 2014. Evelyn was born March 4, 1923 in Vilas, TX to J.R. and Carrie Tittle.She graduated from Bartlett High School in 1941 and married Jack Haynes on Nov. 21, 1941. They lived in Bartlett until 1982. During that time she was a devoted wife and dedicated mother. Then, after attending Temple Business College, she worked as a...
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Johnny James Bonkowski

January 1, 1937 - October 13, 2014

Johnny J. Bonkowski, age 77, of Bartlett passed away Monday October 13, 2014.He was preceded in death by his Wife Sharon Bonkowski. He is survived by his children, Tony and Natalie Bonkowski of Thrall TX, Barbara and T.J. Cortez of Bartlett TX, and Brenda and Eric Ramos of Bartlett TX; and his grandchildren, Haley, Jacob, Tyler, Elliana, Abigail, and Olivia.A visitation will be held on Thursday...
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Ellis Logan Ramsey,

August 3, 1924 - September 29, 2014

Ellis Logan Ramsey, Sr. was born to William Logan Ramsey and Rose Ila Ware Ramsey on August 3, 1924 in Bartlett, TX. He graduated from Bartlett Public Schools at the age of 16 and went to Fort Worth, TX to attend Texas Christian University and play football for the Frogs. World War II called him to service and he was inducted into the United States Army Air Force in April, 1943. Before leaving...
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Edwin Kerr

September 22, 1907 - September 11, 2014

Edwin H. "Ned" Kerr, age 106, of Holland, Texas, passed from this lifeon September 11, 2014. Ned was born September 22, 1907 in Davilla,TX, to Robert P. and Ida White Kerr. He attended school in Bartlett, TX,where he was recognized for his athletic abilities lettering in foursports. He married Nancy Louise Kerr of Granger, in 1929 and movedto Houston where he and Louise owned Kerr Auto...
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Phyllis Williams

August 25, 1944 - September 11, 2014

Phyllis Jean Richey Williams; beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and great- grandmother made her journey to heaven on September 11, 2014 from her home surrounded by loved ones. Phyllis was a life-long Texan, born in Temple, Texas on August 25, 1944. She grew up in Bartlett where she attended Bartlett schools and was still very close to several of her school chums. She was baptized in the...
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Robert Curry Paris

March 16, 1932 - September 6, 2014

Edwin H. "Ned" Kerr, age 106, of Holland, Texas, passed from this lifeon September 11, 2014. Ned was born September 22, 1907 in Davilla,TX, to Robert P. and Ida White Kerr. He attended school in Bartlett, TX,where he was recognized for his athletic abilities lettering in foursports. He married Nancy Louise Kerr of Granger, in 1929 and movedto Houston where he and Louise owned Kerr Auto...
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Margaret Kaderka

July 14, 1923 - July 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Estelle Goodnight Coker

February 26, 1927 - July 27, 2014

Estelle Goodnight Coker, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 27th, 2014. She passed away in a Temple, TX hospital after lengthy health issues.She was born February 26th, 1927 and lived almost her entire life in Holland, TX. She married Melvin Goodnight on December 21st, 1947. Estelle and Melvin owned and operated Holland Drug Store in Holland, TX for many years. Melvin...
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Walter E. Dantzler

August 1, 1920 - July 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Nettie Wall

October 31, 1958 - July 10, 2014

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George Emil Von Stosch

August 11, 1942 - July 9, 2014

George E. Von Stosch, III "Butch", age 71, passed away Wednesday July 9, 2014 in Temple, TX. George was a good man with a full life. He was in the Air Force during Vietnam, graduated from SW Texas State University, taught Government and History for 10 years in Premont, TX, and worked for Amos Electric for 30 years.He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances B. Von Stosch, with whom he is now...
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Lillian Latisha Bass

October 18, 1971 - June 30, 2014

Hazel Lee Naputi, 66 of Temple passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 in a tragic accident on old Hwy-95 in Little River-Academy. Her daughter Lillian Latisha "Tisha" Bass, 42 would pass from her injuries Monday, June 30th. It was Tisha's wishes to be an organ donor. Her family honored these wishes and she continued to give of herself to others. Both women were very active in the Lighthouse...
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Hazel Naputi and Lillian Latisha Bass

January 28, 1948 - June 27, 2014

Hazel Lee Naputi, 66 of Temple passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 in a tragic accident on old Hwy-95 in Little River-Academy. Her daughter Lillian Latisha "Tisha" Bass, 42 would pass from her injuries Monday, June 30th. It was Tisha's wishes to be an organ donor. Her family honored these wishes and she continued to give of herself to others. Both women were very active in the Lighthouse...
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Emilie M. Martinka

October 20, 1923 - June 20, 2014

Emilie Vrabel Martinka, age 90, passed away June 20, 2014 in Temple, TX. Emilie was born on October 20, 1923 to Joe W. and Agnes Strakos Vrabel of Jarrel, TX.Emilie was strong in her faith and believed in the power of prayer.She was a member of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger, TX all of her life. Emilie married Anton H. Martinks on November 11, 1946. They settled on a small...
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Lillie Concha

July 15, 1940 - May 21, 2014

Lillie Marie Osuna-Concha went to Heaven and started her eternal Journey on May 21, 2014 after a lengthy illness.Lillie was born on July 15, 1940 to Benito Osuna Sr. and Maria Rangel Osuna in Andice, TX where she grew up. On September 7, 1968 she married the love of her life, her soul mate, Domingo Concha of Bartlett, TX, where they did reside for 45 years. On May 29, 1969 they gave birth to...
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Ignacio A. Quintanilla

July 2, 1926 - October 24, 2011

Ignacio A. Quintanilla, 85, of Bartlett Texas, passed away on October 24, 2011 at 11:50pm in Temple. Ignacio lived most of his life in Bartlett, Texas and retired as a Trackman for the Sante Fe Railroad. Ignacio was married for 66 years to the love of his life, Josefina Degollado until his passing. He celebrated his strong faith with Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Temple Texas. Ignacio is survived by...
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Joyce L. Cowsert

June 29, 1932 - September 21, 2011

Joyce L. Peschel Cowsert, 79, was called into eternity on Wednesday 21 September 2011. She was born on 29 June 1932 just north of Bartlett, Texas to Walter and Adela Peschel (as she said, "in the shadow of the Lutheran Church on the hill.") Joyce attended the German English School for her first eight years and finished her last four years at Bartlett High School. She moved to Austin...
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Lucy Carpenter Barabas

January 7, 1959 - September 9, 2011

Lucy Repol Carpenter BarabasOur warrior princess has gone to join our Father in Heaven on Friday, Sept 9,2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 7, 1959 in Samar, Philippines to Ahilohio and Isabella Repol. She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister. She is survived by her husband, Dennis, son's, Nicolas Carpenter, Peter John "PJ," and Vincent Barabas,...
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Jimmie Jan Murray

October 6, 1939 - August 17, 2011

Jimmie Jan Murray passed from this life on August 17, 2011, at the age of 71. She was born on October 6, 1939 in Prairie Dell, Texas to James Alfred and Vivian (Lynn) Thomas.She married Elbert E Murray on May 5, 1962 and had two wonderful children, whom she loved very much.She was retired from Will-O-Bell Nursing Home where she worked for 13 years as a dietician.She is preceded in death by her...
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Edward L. Lindemann

October 5, 1942 - August 15, 2011

Edward Leon "Butch" Lindemann I answered God's call to "come on home, my good and faithful servant" on Monday, August 15, 2011 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Butch, the oldest of seven children born to Edward and Tillie Tallas Lindemann, blessed their family on October 5, 1942. He was such an answer to Edward and Tillie's prayers for a child! Born in Austin Texas, Butch lived in Elgin...
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Dorothy May TeSelle

December 2, 1911 - July 19, 2011

Dorothy May TeSelle passed away, on July 19, 2011, at the age of 99, in the home of her daughter, in Holland, Texas. Dorothy was born to Gale and Anna (Varney) Church, on December 2, 1911, in Bennet, Nebraska. As a small child, the family moved to Colorado, only to return to Bennet as Dorothy entered the 7th grade. She graduated from Bennet High School in 1930. On January 18, 1935, she was...
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Virginia May Persky

July 4, 1923 - July 2, 2011

Virginia Persky a long time resident of Bartlett,Texas passed away on July 2,2011 at the age of 87. Virginia was born July 4,1923 in Georgetown,Texas to Louis and Bertha (Schwertner) Ilse.Virginia was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bartlett.She was active in several organizations; Sons of Hermann,Schwertner Community Club,Germania Insurance . Virginia is survived a son, Larry...
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Georgia C. Allison

March 25, 1916 - June 16, 2011

Georgia " Cotton" Allison of Holland,Texas passed away on June 16,2011 in Belton,Texas at the age of 95. Cotton was born March 25,1916 in Holland,Texas to William and Maggie (Roan) Allison. Cotton loved to be active in her community and was a member of the Eastern Star, Holland Senior Citizens and the American Legion # 526.Memorials can be made in Cotton's memory to Allison-Owens...
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Viola Peschel White

February 10, 1917 - June 12, 2011

Viola Peschel White of Killeen formerly of Bartlett passed away on June 12, 2011,at the age of 94 in a Temple hospital.Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Goodnight FuneralHome in Bartlett with the Rev. Jimmy Towers, pastor of LifeWay Fellowship of Killeenofficiating.Burial will follow at the Bartlett City Cemetery.Viola White was born February 10, 1917 in rural...
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Arthur Malicoat

January 4, 1926 - June 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Ben A. Costanta

April 14, 1922 - May 30, 2011

Ben "Hodges" CostantaBen was born April 14, 1922 and passed away on May 30, 2011.Ben's life was very diverse working as a farmer and rancher for many years in the Davilla and Bartlett area. He married Radie Mae on November 13, 1974. They resided in Davilla. Ben was an avid member of the Davilla Baptist Church, where he was an elder for many years.He is preceded in death by his wife Radie Mae...
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Mary Lois Parkhill

June 21, 1921 - May 28, 2011

Graveside services for Mary Lois Parkhill, 89, longtime resident of Holland, Texas will be held 2 PM, Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 2 PM at Holland Cemetery with the Rev. Phil Shuler officiating of Holland United Methodist Church. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the cemetery.Mrs. Parkhill died Saturday, May 28, 2011 in Temple Care Center.She was born November 21, 1921 the daughter...
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Dock Russell Cowsert

December 12, 1927 - May 19, 2011

Dock Russell CowsertLovingly known as "Bud" to his family and close friends. Born December 12, 1927 in Bartlett, Texas to James Durrell "J.D." and Lillie Mae Cowsert. He had one sister, Helen Ruth. Dock grew up and attended school in Bartlett, graduating from Bartlett High School in 1945.He enlisted into the United States Air Force, working on military planes. He was part...
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Patrick James White

March 31, 1987 - April 10, 2011

Patrick James White was born to Mark and Wendy (Mendiola) White on March 31, 1987 in Fort Worth, Texas. He passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2011 after a lengthy illness. He grew up in Bartlett and attended Bartlett High School where he loved being a part of the high school band, playing the bass drum for the drum line. After high school, Patrick came to work for Mayflower Movers. He enjoyed the...
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Gary Wood

May 19, 1933 - April 2, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Barnie R. Luna

February 20, 1961 - March 20, 2011

Deceased: Barnie R. Luna Jr. Age: 50Resident of Bartlett, TXDied: Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Temple,Tx.Born: February 20, 1961 in Taylor, TXParents: B. R. and Janie (Solis) Luna Sr.Occupation: Worked at Wilson Art for 26 years Affiliations: S.S. Cyril Methodius Church in Granger,TX He enjoyed family,friends.He graduated from Bartlett High School and Temple Jr. College Survivors: ...
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Kathleen Gorman

November 30, 1921 - March 16, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Albina Beyer

December 16, 1918 - February 27, 2011

Albina Beyer, 92 passed away Sunday February 27, 2011 in Temple, Texas.She was born December 16, 1918 in Bartlett, Texas the daughter of John and Mary (Krejci) Danek.She is survived by two daughters, Anna Machalek and husband Cecil of Temple, and Margaret Strmiska of Granger; two sons, William Beyer and wife Belinda, and Franklin Beyer of Schwertmer; 12 grandchildren, and 18 great...
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Elizabeth Berg Ruemke

February 21, 1925 - February 24, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Silvester M. Luna

November 26, 1955 - February 7, 2011

SILVESTER MARTINEZ LUNA, SR.Silvester M. Luna, Sr. 55, of Bartlett passed away on Monday, February 7, 2011 in Fort Hood, Texas. Silvester was born on November 26, 1955 in Granger, Texas to Ursula Martinez and Harold Luna. He spent his early childhood in Granger and then moved to Bartlett where he has resided until his death.Silvester was a man who enjoyed life and loved his family and friends. ...
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Pheba K. Lange

September 3, 1916 - January 18, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Tillie E. Barabas

January 11, 1921 - January 18, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, TX.
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Tillie E. Barabas

January 11, 1921 - January 18, 2011

Tillie Emilie Barabas,90 of Bartlett,Texas passway Tue 18,2011 in Bartlett,Texas. A graveside service will be held Thur. 2:00 P.M. January 20,2011 at Holy Cross Cemetery in Granger,Texas with Decon Johnny Thornton officiating. Tillie was born Jan 11,1921 in Bell County to Jacob and Frances "Machala" Jarolik. Survivors are one daughter, Barbara and husband John Voight of Bartlett,TX. Two...
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Walter Frank Roome

March 5, 1950 - January 7, 2011

Walter Frank Roome, 60. Walter Frank Roome was born on March 5, 1950 at St. Patrick's Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is the son of Walter C. "Cecil" Roome and Dorothy Sybil Rutherford Roome of Oak Grove, Cameron Parish, Louisiana and the step-son of Robbie Via Roome of Bartlett, Texas. Walter started out at the Pure Oil Company settlement in Sweetlake, Louisiana with his older brother...
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G.R. Lynn

August 31, 1918 - January 2, 2011

Gilbert R. Lynn, JR "Papa" of Bartlett was called home to be with his heavenly father on Sunday, January 2, 2011 at the age of 92 at the William Courtney Veterans Home in Temple. He was born in Bartlett TX on August 31, 1918 to Gilbert and Myrtle Lynn. He married Ethel Kelley on October 18, 1941. They lived in Bartlett all their lives. G.R. served in the United States Army from 1943-1945 where...
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Jesse Cocke

June 23, 1918 - December 30, 2010

Jesse Cocke, 92, died on Thursday, December 30, 2010 in Bartlett, TX. He was born on June 23, 1918 in Dunbar, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma to Tom and Ludabell (Watkins) Cocke. He was in the Civil Conservation Corp Camp from 1935-37.Jesse married Sybil L. Griffin on June 21, 1940, that marriage lasted for 70 yrs. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Bartlett and a member of Masonic...
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Tammy Gail Arnold

December 15, 1960 - December 15, 2010

TAMMY GALE ARNOLDOn Wednesday, December 15, 2010, Tammy Gale Arnold returned to her Heavenly Father exactly 50 years from the day she was born in Temple, TX to Carolyn (Lange) and Dallas Wayne Benner. Her early childhood was spent in Baytown, TX , when Tammy became a teenager the family moved to Holland, TX where she later graduated from Holland High School.Tammy retired from the Bell County...
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Mary P. Massar

November 30, 1912 - December 4, 2010

MARY MASSARMary Massar of Holland, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010 in Temple, TX. She was born in Schwertner, TX on November 30, 1912 to Anton and Bertha Pacha. Mary lived in the Holland area all her life.On April 16, 1936 she married Frank Massar, he preceded her in death on October 21, 1979.She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, gardening and tending her farm animals.She is survived...
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Diana Lynn Wade

March 10, 1957 - November 12, 2010

OBITUARY FOR DIANA "TINA" WADE Diana "Tina" Wade, 53 of Austin passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010. "Tina" was born in Taylor, Texas on March 10, 1953 to Donald Scott Wade, Sr. and Lovedia (Patterson) Wade."Tina" was faced with many challenges in her life, both her own and her families but she always wore a smile when facing these adversities. She excelled at cross stitchery and created...
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