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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

Jefferson Jones (JJ) Baskin

June 21, 1966 - March 26, 2015

Jefferson Jones (JJ) Baskin passed in his Austin home holding the hand of his beloved wife Joy just past midnight on March 26, 2015, following his valiant year-long fight with cancer and the celebration of their 15th wedding anniversary. JJ was a Texan. He lived his entire life in Texas. Born in Midland on June 21, 1966, JJ attended Midland Independent School District schools, graduating in...
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Joseph Lopreato

July 13, 1928 - March 25, 2015

Joseph Lopreato, loving father, brother, and uncle passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was a true modern day renaissance man; deeply intelligent, quick-witted, knowledgeable, and joyful. He was a skillful chef and enjoyed hosting dinner parties for his friends and families, regaling them with humorous stories and supplying them with wonderful wines. He was an avid reader, card player, bocce...
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Frances A. Young

April 11, 1921 - March 25, 2015

Frances A Young was called home by our heavenly father on March 25, 2015. Frances was born April 11, 1921 in Nixon, TX to Otto and Almeda (nee Ramsay) Askey. At a young age, after her father died, she moved to Gonzales where she lived until she graduated from Gonzales High School. After completing high school a year early, she moved to Georgetown, TX to attend Southwestern University. After...
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Lanora McClure

March 1, 1922 - March 22, 2015

Lanora McClure died peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Austin, Texas. She was born on March 1, l922, in Shattuck, Oklahoma to parents Henry and Mollie Ehrlich. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Bob McClure, her sister, Rosalie Glasgow and her brother, Leroy Ehrlich. Lanora grew up during the depression—hard times on the plains of Oklahoma. She married a local rancher,...
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Sylvia D.A. Kirk Scrimgeour Cook

July 18, 1934 - March 21, 2015

Sylvia D. A. Kirk Scrimgeour Cook was born July 18, 1934 and passed away peacefully in Austin on March 21st, 2015. Sylvia is preceded in death by her father, John Connor Scrimgeour, mother Dorothy A. Kirk Puttock Scrimgeour and Brother Jim Scrimgeour. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert Earle (Bob) Cook, brother Peter Scrimgeour and wife Dorothy of Austin and their son Tracy,...
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Allegra Anastasia Siller, "Leggy"

March 15, 1989 - March 20, 2015

Announcement: Allegra Anastasia Siller (Leggy), 26, Culinary Professional, Fitness Instructor, Artist of all things, freed her spirit Friday, 03/20/2015 in Austin, TX and is now at peace. Life Summary: Allegra was born 03/15/1989, in San Antonio Texas to Ronald and Nancie Siller. An explorer and traveler, Allegra forged bonds all over the world with those she befriended. Though shy at...
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Margaret "Peggy" Stewart

February 17, 1935 - March 20, 2015

Peggy Stewart died Friday, March 20, 2015, eighty glorious years old, with only the last seven complicated by breast cancer and its inconveniences. She was born on February 17, 1935, in Long Beach, California, to Harold and Norma Reiber, teachers and recent Canadian emigrants. A first generation American, Peggy ironically also claimed ancestors who emigrated on the Mayflower in 1620. That...
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Marolyn June Robertson

June 29, 1930 - March 20, 2015

Marolyn June (Brown) Robertson passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015. She was born in Rockdale, Texas on June 29, 1930 to Mason and Edith Brown. She spent her early years in Rockdale until the family moved to Houston when she was 12 years old. She graduated from Jeff Davis High School in Houston. On July 3, 1949 she married the love of her life, the late Kenneth Richard Robertson, Sr.,...
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Chester A. Jackson

December 6, 1915 - March 20, 2015

Chester Arthur Jackson, 99, transitioned to his heavenly home on March 20, 2015 after a long and prosperous life. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is a crown of righteousness for me......" (II Timothy 4:7). Brother...
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Richard F. Mackin

November 18, 1935 - March 19, 2015

Richard F. Mackin, 79, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2015. Born on November 18, 1935, to John J. and Margaret (Whelpley) Mackin in Bronx, New York; he was 1 of 14 children. He grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, and at the age of 19 joined the U.S. Air Force; he retired in 1974 after 20 years of service. He settled in Austin, Texas, where he worked at St. David's Community Hospital...
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Jack G. Chavez

February 2, 1921 - March 18, 2015

WWII veteran Jack G. Chavez, age 94, died from complications of congestive heart failure on March 18, 2015. Jack was a photogrammatrist, explorer and tinkerer. He was predeceased by his wife Avon and one daughter. He is survived by a daughter and grandson. Special thanks are given to Dr. Larry Kravitz and nurse Jenny and to Texas Home Care Partners aides Sherry, Mollie and Jane who held his...
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Ferdinand "Ferdy" Rosenfeld

December 1, 1921 - March 16, 2015

Ferdinand "Ferdy" Rosenfeld, 93, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2015. Ferdy was a loving father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend. He was a gentleman in every sense of the word. Friends and family alike knew him as "Papa" and he embodied so many fatherly qualities. He was nurturing, loved children and overflowed with patience and kindness. He donated countless hours of volunteer work....
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Makki Bigman

March 20, 1947 - March 16, 2015

Our sister would have turned 68 on March 20, 2015. After fighting a tough battle with COPD, she passed away on the morning of March 16. Sister Barbara (Johnson) was with her as she peacefully took her last breath. Charline (Eppright) and Cathy (Miller) have been either in the hospital or a nursing home with her since the 26th of January. Maxine Beardsley is the 2nd daughter to Charles Howard...
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James O'Dwyer Dunaway

August 17, 1927 - March 15, 2015

James O'Dwyer Dunaway, age 87, died peacefully in his bed in Austin, Texas after a brief illness on March 15, 2015. Born on August 17, 1927 in Houston, Texas, Jim served in the US Navy during World War II before receiving his bachelor's degree from Penn State University in 1949. After graduation he worked for General Electric, then for a series of advertising agencies, and ultimately settled...
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Dorothy (Dody) Moritz

November 8, 1924 - March 15, 2015

Our beloved Dorothy (Dody) Sangalli Moritz was called home to her heavenly father on March 15, 2015 at the age of 90. Dody was born on November 8, 1924. When she was a teenager, her mother Essie and stepfather Eddie Sangalli moved to Austin, where they owned Sangalli's Cafe. Dody attended and graduated from Austin High School in 1942, before attending the University of Texas where she studied...
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James Fred Sizer, Sr.

June 11, 1952 - March 14, 2015

James Fred Sizer, Sr., died suddenly on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at his home in Austin Texas. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Dotti; his daughter and son-in-law, Caroline and Mark Wolff; his son and daughter-in-law, James (Jr.) and Jennifer Sizer; his five beautiful grandchildren, Elias, Taylor, Amos, Andrew and Sabrina; his mother, Winnie Sizer; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Frank and...
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Kathryn Shepard Dyer

January 5, 1950 - March 13, 2015

Katy Dyer, age 65, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 24 at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, 2800 Hancock Drive. Afterwards, there will be a celebration of her life at 11:30 a.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 200 East 8th Street.
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Charles R. Moeller

June 2, 1915 - March 10, 2015

Charles R. Moeller passed away March 10, 2015 at the age of 99. He was born June 2, 1915 to Rudolph and Christine Moeller in rural Iowa. Charles was married to Edna Miller who predeceased him in 2009, after 71 years of marriage. Charles was a livestock speculator near Durant, Iowa until his retirement. After retirement, Charles and Edna enjoyed 20 years as "Winter Texans" in Mission, Texas...
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James Allen "Jamie" Estepp

February 6, 1973 - March 9, 2015

Estepp, James Allen "Jamie" February 6, 1973 – March 9, 2015 On February 6th, 1973 a gift was given to us when God breathed life into "Jamie" James Allen Estepp. He was the beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. James Arnold Estepp and grandson of Hazel Rowell. Jamie's life was tragically shortened by Chiari disease. Jamie graduated from Hyde Park Baptist School and then earned two business...
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Maxine Fleischer Goldman

March 22, 1925 - March 9, 2015

GOLDMAN, Maxine Fleischer Maxine Goldman, age 89, of Austin died March 09, 2015. Maxine was born in St. Louis, graduating from Soldan High School, where she met the love of her life, Neilson Goldman. Maxine and Neil recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Maxine's great interest was in volunteering, and proudly received recognition as Volunteer of the Year in St. Louis. While...
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George Neville Stephenson

February 18, 1918 - March 7, 2015

George Neville Stephenson was born February 18, 1918 in Austin, Texas and passed away on March 7, 2015. He was the fourth child of William Henry and Loma Keesee Stephenson. He is preceded in death by a son, James H. Stephenson; brothers Harold, Earl and Clyde; and sister, Doris Stephenson Wright. George attended school in Austin and was employed by Brown and Root to work on the Marshall Ford...
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Mark Michael McCaffery

January 18, 1961 - March 6, 2015

Mark Michael McCaffery passed away on Friday, March 6. Beloved son of the late Manus McCaffery and Florence "Dolly" Mikol McCaffery, he is survived by his brothers James McCaffery of New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward McCaffery of Cleveland, Ohio, nieces, nephews, and countless friends. He was born in 1961 and was only 54, leaving us far too soon. He graduated with honors from St. Ignatius High...
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Marjorie Bartel

November 5, 1925 - March 6, 2015

Our mother, Marjorie Bartel, a long-time Austinite, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 89, on March 6, 2015. Mom was born in Erie, PA and married Harry Bartel, who later became a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. As a military wife of 18 years, she had the opportunity to live in several countries, including Japan and Germany. Dad preceded Mom in death in April 1995. She is...
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Savannah Marguerite Borden

April 1, 1999 - March 5, 2015

Savannah Marguerite Borden, 15, passed away in her home on March 5, 2015. She was born in Agadir, Morocco on April 1, 1999 to Tamara Atkinson and David Borden. Apart from her first few months living abroad, she spent her entire life in Austin, Texas. She attended both Open Door Preschool and Rosedale School. Savannah had an active social life and charmed people with her amazing smile and...
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Clarence Alvin Rowley

July 24, 1918 - March 5, 2015

Clarence Alvin Rowley, known as Alvin, a native Austinite, was born at home – not a hospital – close in the shadow of the Capitol building on July 24, 1918. Alvin was the oldest child of Clarence Rowley (Sr) and Mildred Gordon Holt. Alvin had 2 brothers and a sister. Early in life he became a swimmer. After their house burned down, his family lived in a camp tent on the grounds of Deep...
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Dorothy Colvin

January 19, 1918 - March 4, 2015

COLVIN, Dorothy Dorothy Colvin, 97, passed from this earth March 4th, 2015. She attended public schools in Midlothian, Texas and graduated from Trinity University when it was located in Waxahachie, Texas. While attending Trinity she met and later married James H. Colvin, her husband of 62 years and who preceded her in death in 2002. They both graduated from Trinity with degrees in mathematics....
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Fannie Lindeman

July 17, 1943 - March 4, 2015

Fannie Cordell Lindeman of Kingsland, died Wednesday March 4, 2015. Fannie was born in Austin on July 17, 1943. Her parents Lee Alvin and Vina Mae Cordell preceded her in death. She is survived by her five children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Monday March 9th at 2pm at Middle Fiskville Cemetery in Austin.
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Sylvia M. Gibbs

October 1, 1937 - March 4, 2015

SYLVIA M.GIBBS died March 4, 2015, at age 77 in her 3-J apartment, 1801 Lavaca St., Austin, TX, 78701. She had been seriously ill for several years, first with lupus in 1964, then emphysema about seven years ago, and finally the more recent possibility of Parkinson's. Sylvia is survived by her husband Jack after 53 years of marriage, by her daughter Laura K. Gibbs (the wife of Anderson White),...
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Iris Louise Werner Lester

May 8, 1924 - March 4, 2015

Iris Louise Werner Lester of Austin, and more recently San Antonio, peacefully passed away on March 4, 2015 in her home surrounded by loving family. Iris was born May 8, 1924 in Houston, Texas, the second daughter of Ella and Albert Werner. She attended Lamar High School and Rice University in Houston. During World War 2 she worked for Humble Oil. In 1949 she met William Harris Lester, a...
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Ruth Gibson Moore

July 6, 1920 - March 4, 2015

Ruth Gibson Moore of Austin and San Antonio passed away in her sleep at 94 years of age on March 4, 2015. Ruth was born on July 6, 1920 in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Ruth was proud of growing up on a dairy farm near Alvin, Texas. She loved to tell stories of being a self-described country girl, working hard with her 2 sisters and 4 brothers on the family farm. She delighted in telling about singing...
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Donnell June Lang Sutherland

October 31, 1936 - March 4, 2015

Donnell June Lang Sutherland Donna Lang Sutherland, 78, went to be with her Lord on March 4, 2015, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born October 31, 1936, and was a lifelong resident of Austin. She was predeceased by her Mother, Neenah Lang and Auntie Zera Jones, who, together, raised her. Donna was a loving and giving mother and grandmother to those who survive her,...
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Scott M. Smith

August 8, 1946 - March 3, 2015

Scott M. Smith was born on August 8, 1946 in San Antonio, Texas, the first child of Henry C. Smith and Clora Mae McCauley Smith. He died on March 3, 2015 in Austin, Texas at Christopher House after being diagnosed with cancer in 2003. He faced this phase of his life in a spirit of calm analysis consistent with the way he faced everything in his life. He is survived by his wife of 27 years,...
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Helen McLaughlin Putman

December 16, 1922 - March 2, 2015

Helen McLaughlin Putman, 92, of Austin, Texas died Monday, March 2, 2015. Born December 16, 1922 in Chicago Illinois, Helen moved to the south Texas town of Mercedes as a young girl with her mom (Agnes), brother (Jack) and sister (Gertrude). As a young woman, Helen lived in San Antonio and then Houston where she married Edward D. Putman in 1961. After getting married, Helen and Ed moved to...
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Marjorie Sweet

July 4, 1929 - March 2, 2015

Surrounded by her loved ones, Margie Sweet passed from this life to the next on Monday, March 2nd. Marjorie Ann McElyea was born on July 4, 1929 in Grenola, Kansas. Patriotic from the very start, her favorite colors were red, white, and blue. After childhood stints in Kansas and California, Margie settled into life as a high school student in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Always an independent spirit,...
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Robert "Bob" Armstrong

November 7, 1932 - March 1, 2015

Robert Landis "Bob" Armstrong loved his family, Texas, land, and God. He never met a stranger and looked for the best in each person he encountered. Bob, who served seven years in the Texas House of Representatives and twelve years as Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office died of heart failure Sunday evening. He was 82. Both in the Texas House and as Land Commissioner, Bob was...
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E. V. "Vic" Niemeyer, Jr.

September 28, 1919 - March 1, 2015

E.V. "Vic" Niemeyer, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2015, holding the hand of his beloved wife Lala. He was born in Houston on September 28, 1919 and grew up in La Porte, Texas on Galveston Bay. He graduated from the local high school in 1936 and then attended Schreiner Institute in Kerrville and the U.S. Naval Academy for one year, before graduating from the University of Texas...
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Cason James Eckhoff

April 24, 1994 - February 28, 2015

All who saw Cason saw a firm façade, but anyone who approached him found his beautifully kind spirit. Cason's gentle soul loved his friends, his band, drawing and driving his car. He had so much to give and grow. I will miss you dearly Cason, Dad. For almost twenty-one years, this wonderful life of Cason's has been a part of all of ours. We have seen the skinny kid with blonde curls turn...
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Peter Browne McNutt

November 5, 1955 - February 27, 2015

Peter Browne McNutt, 59, passed away February 27, 2015. Peter was born on November 5th, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas to Dr. John and Kathleen McNutt. He grew up in Austin, graduated from Westlake High School, and received a degree from Louisiana State University in music theory and composition. Peter loved playing the drums, and taught scores of students to perform on percussion instruments...
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Margaret "Peggy" Dougal

September 5, 1929 - February 27, 2015

Margaret ("Peggy") Jane McLennan Dougal, 85, died Friday, February 27, 2015 in Austin, Texas with loving family at her side. Peggy will be remembered for her faith, kindness, wit and love. Peggy was born in Des Moines, Iowa on September 5, 1929, the second child of Donald McKenzie McLennan and Leola Bell Peterson McLennan. She grew up during the Great Depression and was instilled with a...
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Juanita Mary Roberts

February 27, 2015

Juanita Mary Roberts of Austin passed away peacefully February 27, with her daughter by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack C. Roberts, and her grandson, Brandon Welch Laningham. She is survived by her son Johnny Wyatt, his wife Patty; son, Eddy Wyatt; daughter Patty Laningham and husband Tom; granddaughter Nicolette Laningham; granddaughter Kimberly McKnight and...
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Orrin B. Ross, SC, USN, Ret

August 9, 1929 - February 27, 2015

ROSS, Orrin B. Capt., SC, USN Ret Orrin Bowen (O.B.) Ross passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 27, 2015. He was born August 9,1929 in Lowville, NY. He was the ninth of ten children born to Orrin F. and Ella Ross. He is survived by his adoring wife of 56 years, Gail; son, Jeff Ross (Annelouise Tookoian); daughter, Laurie Culbert (Scott Serur) and grandson, Nate;...
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Donald Skrabanek

November 18, 1951 - February 26, 2015

Donald Skrabanek of Austin, Texas unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, February 26 at the age of 63. Donald was born on November 18, 1951 in Baytown, Texas and grew up in Highlands, Texas. He made the move to Austin in the late 1970s and has been a resident ever since, teaching English at Austin Community College and raising two daughters, Alana and Ava, with wife Anne Souby. Donald was a man...
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Scott Tarlton Dardnne

September 11, 1989 - February 26, 2015

Scott Dardnne of Austin passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 26, 2015. Scott was born in Austin, Texas to Jim and Beth Dardnne. He attended Austin public schools, graduating from Anderson High School in 2008. He then attended Louisiana State University where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. After graduating with a BS in Business from LSU in 2013, Scott returned to Austin...
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Dorothy Layne Hendrick

December 21, 1926 - February 26, 2015

DOROTHY LAYNE HENDRICK On the winter solstice December 21, 1926, Dorothy Ruth Layne was born in Forney, Texas. She died February 26, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Visitation will be held Friday March 6, 2015 from 5-7pm at Weed-Corley-Fish, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas. A worship service expressing gratitude to God for her life will be held Saturday March 7, 2015, 11am at Faith Presbyterian...
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Alexander Weil III

May 20, 1941 - February 25, 2015

WEIL III, Alexander May 20, 1941 – February 25, 2015 If you went looking for Alexander Weil, III, you'd find him on the golf course with his friends, fly-fishing on the Texas coastal flats, or escaping to nature with his wife, Delaine, on their ranch near Briggs, Texas. Alex died on February 25, 2015, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 73. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas...
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Brett Aaron Aycock

June 7, 1981 - February 24, 2015

Sgt. Brett Aaron Aycock, U.S. Army (Ret.), 33, left this worldly life on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Brett was born June 7, 1981, in Oklahoma City, OK, to Nancy Grace Landes and the late Stephen Burney Aycock. Brett was an Austinite since the age of four; he attended Hill Elementary, Murchison Middle School, Anderson High School and the University of Texas in Austin. Brett never met a...
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Robert E. Barron

March 20, 1957 - February 23, 2015

Robert is survived by his son, Andrew Barron; his daughter, Brittany Barron; brothers, David and Michael; granddaughter, Caprice; aunt, Marjorie and Ken Wheaton; uncle, Leo; and cousin, Stacy Davis. A special thanks to the many people who have supported the Barron family during the past few months. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Djalynn Kylescott and Leslie Weldon, his extended...
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Carolyn "Tootsie" Edenbaum

August 8, 1937 - February 22, 2015

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Carolyn Caughey "Tootsie" Edenbaum, who was the beloved daughter of Eunice and David Caughey, and cherished wife for 59 years of David Edenbaum, honored mother of Barbara Edenbaum Misle-Freund and Michael J. Edenbaum, of Austin; respected grandmother of Lindsey Morgan Osmani and family, Keely Collin Freund. Cherished sister to Dr. Irwin and...
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Marie U. Scheel

October 4, 1914 - February 21, 2015

Marie U. Scheel passed away on February 21, 2015 at the age of 100. She was born October 4, 1914, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malakias Saviniemi in Hancock, Michigan. Marie left the upper peninsula of Michigan in 1935 to study voice at Sherwood University of Music in Chicago, Illinois. It was there that she met her husband, Weldon B. Scheel from Lockhart, Texas. They were married in LaGrange...
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Thomas L. Collins

May 15, 1942 - February 21, 2015

Tom was a kind, generous and loving husband and father. He built his company the same way he did everything else, with a desire to excel and he succeeded. He did not compromise his standards and was an empathetic and generous employer. As a husband, father and friend, he was without match. Tom was never content to do just enough to just get by --- he always gave his best. Many heartfelt thanks to...
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Susan Kim Bollman

January 23, 1955 - February 21, 2015

Susan Kim Rogers Bollman, devoted mother, grandmother, wife and friend, passed away February 21, 2015 in Buda, Texas. Kim was born January 23, 1955 to S.K. "Kirby" and Patricia Bowman Rogers. Kim attended Levelland High School, South Plains College, and Southwest Texas State University where she graduated with both her Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Education. It was in San Marcos...
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Juana "Jane" R. Campos

March 27, 1920 - February 21, 2015

Funeral Services for Juana (Jane) Rodriguez Campos, 94 years old, of Austin, will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery. She passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 21, 2015, in Austin, Texas. She was born and raised in Austin. She loved to travel and did so until her...
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Jolene Crozier

December 13, 1938 - February 20, 2015

On Feb. 20, 2015 our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Sister, Wanda "Jolene" Crozier, departed this earth. Left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Robert C. "Bob" (Natascha) Walker of Cedar Park and James"Jim" (Dokie) Walker of Round Rock. Also surviving are her most loved grandchildren: Kyle, Katie, Rachel, Audrey, and Sydney Walker. Her only sister, Louise Lightsey (Jerry) of Austin...
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Dorothy Ann Waldron

August 25, 1924 - February 19, 2015

Dorothy Ann Waldron passed away on Thursday February 19, 2015 at the age of 90. She was born to Sterling James and Martha Pagles Layton in Henrietta, Texas. Dorothy married Karl Waldron Jr. at Christ Episcopal Church in Dallas. They moved to Karl's hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota where she spent what she often recalled as the happiest days of her life raising her small two children. ...
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Bobbie E. Barron

March 13, 1935 - February 18, 2015

Bobbie is survived by his sons, Robert, David and Michael; grandchildren, Andrew and Brittany Barron; great-granddaughter, Caprice; sister, Marjorie and Ken Wheaton; Leo and Stacy Davis. A special thanks to the many people who have supported the Barron family during the past few months. Visitation Friday, February 27, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd....
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Charlotte Feuer

August 2, 1915 - February 18, 2015

Charlotte Feuer of Austin passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. She was born in Toronto in 1915, and moved to Miami Beach in the early 1920's. She was a self proclaimed "women's libber," being one of the first women to own and drive a car. Living in Hollywood, CA in the 1930's, she rubbed elbows with many in the "motion picture business," including going on a road trip to Mexico with Gene...
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Shawn Adele Carpenter Nelson Smith

February 4, 1941 - February 18, 2015

Shawn Adele Carpenter Nelson Smith, devoted wife, mother and grandmother passed away February 18, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Born February 4, 1941 in Corpus Christi, Texas, she was the only child of Marjorie Stevens Carpenter Giles and Shawnee Turley "Buck" Carpenter. After graduating from W.B. Ray High School in Corpus Christi, she graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BFA degree...
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Corinne Roberts Ware

May 16, 1932 - February 17, 2015

Corinne Roberts Ware, retired professor at the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, died of heart failure Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Westminster Manor in Austin, Texas. She was 82 years old and will be remembered as a loving mother, devoted friend and faithful teacher. Born May 16, 1932, in Brownsville, Texas, Corinne Ware graduated from Brownsville High School and Baylor University. After...
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Flora Mae Roberts

March 31, 1926 - February 15, 2015

Flora Mae Roberts passed peacefully from this world on February 15, 2015 surrounded by her loving family and friends. Flora was born on March 31, 1926 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. She was a descendent of the pioneer Nance family with roots in Kyle, Texas. Her father was a member of the first graduating class of San Marcos Baptist Academy and her mother was a longtime pianist at the Annette Duval...
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Anna Laura Porter

July 22, 1925 - February 14, 2015

Anna Laura Porter, 89, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2015. Anna was born July 22, 1925 in Lynnville, Tennessee to Lucille and Wilburn Crunk. Anna met her husband, Robert L. Porter Jr., while working in Nashville, Tennessee. They married in 1946. After starting their married life in Nashville they moved to Houston, before eventually settling in Austin in 1958 where they raised their...
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Joel Mark Selber

February 19, 1932 - February 14, 2015

Joel Mark Selber, a long-time resident of Austin, Texas, passed away on February 14, 2015 at the age of 82. He was born on February 19, 1932 in Houston to Joseph M. Selber, a first generation German immigrant, and Gertrude Galewsky Selber from Hempstead, TX. His father, a successful builder in Houston, died in service during WWII when Joel was only twelve. After the death of his father, Joel...
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Joseph Miller Howard

May 19, 1929 - February 12, 2015

Joseph Miller Howard, 85, of Austin, passed away February 12, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Joe was born May 19, 1929 in Grange, Sharp County, Arkansas to Holly Jackson Howard and Aurora Magnolia Christenberry Howard. He was the youngest of nine siblings and is survived by sister Emily Sue Mauldin, brother Harry Howard, sons Joel Spencer Howard and Jamie Bruce Howard, and grandson Trevor Howard. ...
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Roberta Meek

May 10, 1914 - February 12, 2015

Sybil Roberta Meek, 100, formerly of Austin, died in Temple on Thursday, February 12. Family services will be scheduled at a later time. Mrs. Meek was born on May 10, 1914 in Wichita, Kansas to William Wallace and Sybil Stewart White. She is survived by her children, Barbara Ann Raab of Austin, Mary Kaye Cauley of Cameron, and William Harrison Meek of Kerrville, seven grandchildren, Gail Boyer...
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Suzanne F. Mondy

June 25, 1941 - February 11, 2015

Suzanne F. Mondy age 73 of Austin died Wednesday, February 11, 2015. She was born June 25, 1941 near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was a resident of Austin since 1971. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Northwestern University in 1963 and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. She met Lewis W. Mondy of Dallas while at Northwestern University...
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Eva Kissman Bohls

December 27, 1922 - February 11, 2015

BOHLS, Eva Kissman Eva Kissman Bohls, 92, was born on December 27, 1922 in Springdale Arkansas to Clarence and Beryl Odle and passed away peacefully in her home on February 11, 2015. Eva spent most of her working career as an Office Supervisor with Mutual of New York. After retirement, she enjoyed her volunteer work and travelling. Eva received many awards for her countless volunteer...
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Barbara Berry Lord Williamsen

April 21, 1921 - February 10, 2015

WILLIAMSEN, Barbara Barbara Berry Lord Williamsen passed away February 10, 2015. Barbara was born April 21, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, a daughter of the late Allen Preston Berry and Dorothy Decker Berry. She graduated from Lamar High School in Houston, and attended Cazenovia Seminary before graduating from Texas State College for Women. At TSCW, she excelled in swimming, tennis,...
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Fred Sidney Wattinger

January 14, 1958 - February 9, 2015

Sidney was born January 14, 1958 in Tampa, Florida where the family was stationed at MacDill Air Force Base. He passed away peacefully on February 9, 2015 surrounded by his family. A fifth generation Austinite, he is survived by parents, Ret. Major Fred Sidney and Betty Wattinger of Austin; sisters, Synthia Hutchens and husband Terry, Marsha Smith and husband Tom (all of Round Rock); brother,...
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Vernon M. Scofield, (Ret.)

July 9, 1922 - February 9, 2015

Col. Vernon M. Scofield (Ret.) of Austin, Texas passed away peacefully on Monday, February 09, 2015 at his home. Vernon was born on the family farm, Lackawanna Farms, on July 9, 1922 in Hill County outside of Hillsboro, Texas to Frank and Katherine Mayer Scofield. Vernon was one of five children: Frank Lewis, Katherine, John, Vernon and Martha. Vernon joined Troop 2 of the Boy Scouts in 1934...
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Gary Adrian

February 13, 1949 - February 8, 2015

Gary Adrian, 65, departed this world on February 8, 2015. He was born to the late Leroy and Louise Adrian on February 13, 1949; and has resided in Roscoe, Cooper, Hale Center, Abilene, Lubbock, and Austin, Texas. Gary graduated Lubbock Christian College in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry then attended the School of Pharmacy at the University of Texas in Austin....
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Hazel Marie Jackson Herring

December 9, 1922 - February 8, 2015

Hazel Marie Jackson Herring, age 92, of Austin, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015, after a brief stay at Westminster Healthcare Center. She was born on December 9, 1922, in Queen City, Texas, to her parents Charles Alfred Jackson and Gladys Milton Hunt Jackson. Hazel is predeceased by her parents, sister, Ruby Jackson Gunther, and husband of 62 years, Jack Herman Herring. The family...
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Buford "Spud" Jones

May 25, 1924 - February 6, 2015

Buford Harlen Jones was born on May 25, 1924 in Lee County, Texas to Anna Pearl Edwards Jones and Lem Harvey Jones, Sr. He grew up in Lee County surrounded by his mother, father, and nine siblings (5 brothers and 4 sisters) His father, Lem, owned a cotton farm on which all the children worked. Buford was given the nickname "Spud" by a friend of the family which stuck with him until the day he...
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Verline Elizabeth "Betty" "Nanny" Goergen

October 30, 1915 - February 4, 2015

Verline Elizabeth"Betty"Nanny" Goergen was born in Pontotoc, Texas in Mason County on October 30, 1915 and passed away on February 4, 2015 in Round Rock, Texas at the youthful age of 99. She has gone home to be with the Lord that she served so well here on earth. To celebrate Betty's life is the only proper way to say goodbye to this faithful woman, best described as a loving mother,...
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Irene W. Kanter

December 24, 1926 - February 4, 2015

Irene Kanter, 88, surrounded by her family, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2015. Irene moved to Austin in her teens to attend and graduate from The University of Texas at Austin. While in college, she met a handsome green-eyed sailor. She proposed to Marvin Kanter and they were married in 1949. Irene started her AISD career at Lamar Jr. High before opening Murchison Jr.High and...
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Mary Don "Donnie" Weiner

June 9, 1928 - February 3, 2015

Mary Don Mask Weiner (Donnie) went home to be with the Lord on February 3, 2015. She was born on June 9, 1928 to George Fredrick Mask and Berta Lenora Colwell Mask in Perrin Texas. She attended TCU Nurse's School in Ft. Worth, Texas and she became a nurse at Harris Hospital. It was there that she met Stanley Weiner and in 1949 they married. They moved to Midland Texas and began their family....
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Mary Ricks Gideon

August 29, 1917 - February 3, 2015

Mary Ricks Gideon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and mother-in-law, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2015. She was born on August 29, 1917, and enjoyed a long and fulfilling life. Cheerleader, pilot, secretary, TCU fan, PTA president, master bridge player, avid tennis player, world traveler and domino champion, she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Mary grew up...
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Cherie Belle Brown Copus

April 19, 1928 - February 2, 2015

Cherie Belle Brown Copus was born in Austin, Texas on April 19, 1928 and she went to be with her Lord and Saviour on February 2, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Selma and Ethel Brown and her husband of 55 years,Clyde Copus.She is survived by her brother and sister in law, George and Janice Brown,her daughters and their spouses, Cherie Copus, Cyndy and David Fisher, Caren and...
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Monty Oum

June 22, 1981 - February 1, 2015

Haloid, RvB, RWBY; Monty Oum was known prolifically for his talent and expertise. But what he has always remained true to was his humility and compassion for those around him. Despite accomplishing such things as teaching himself everything he knew and ultimately creating the first anime to be imported to Japan, never did he hold those feats over another person's head. Instead, Monty chose to...
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Wade Clay Huggins

July 11, 1963 - February 1, 2015

Wade Clay Huggins, 51, died Sunday, February 1, 2015 at St. David's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Wade was born in Houston, Texas. He was a graduate of Memorial High School in Houston. He received his BA from The University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from Texas Christian University, and a MARCH from The University of Houston. Wade was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and a...
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Allen Lockshin

September 28, 1932 - February 1, 2015

Allen Lockshin September 28, 1932 – February 1, 2015 Allen Lockshin was born in Youngstown, OH, September 28, 1932 to Carl Lockshin and Dorothea Darsky. He spent most of his adult life in Houston, where he raised his family. He was the beloved husband to Arlene, the best father, ever, to Jody Lockshin, Kay Schnuriger and husband Rod, former father-in-law and friend to Jeff Plotkin. Allen...
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Virginia A. Craig

July 21, 1917 - February 1, 2015

To Virginia, my beloved – That your faith shall not fail, that your steps shall be with assurance, and your heart find no fear in anything; that peace and love shall abound in you – that you shall know you are not alone: for the hand of God is before you, and I am beside you. Forever, Neal 1/6/40 VIRGINIA A. CRAIG Virginia A. Craig, 97, of Austin, Texas, died on February 1,...
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Jack Edward Owen

January 14, 1924 - January 30, 2015

Jack Edward Owen January 14, 1924 - January 30, 2015 Jack Edward Owen was born January 14, 1924 in Mexia, Texas to Frank Owen of Carthage, Tennessee and Vera Jones Owen of San Saba, Texas. In 1928, the family moved to Marlin, Texas where Jack spent his youth. At Marlin High School he was president of the student body, played halfback on the Marlin Bulldogs football team, tutored other...
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Roger Hugh Mendelson

January 6, 1951 - January 28, 2015

MENDELSON, Roger Hugh A loving son, devoted physician, and adoring husband and father. Dr. Roger Hugh Mendelson, born January 6th, 1951 in Knoxville, TN, passed away on January 28th, 2015 at the age of 64 following a long fight with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Mendelson spent his early years in Knoxville and then moved to Austin in 1957 at the age of six, where he spent the rest of his life....
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Martine Underwood Connally

February 24, 1930 - January 27, 2015

Martine Underwood Connally of Austin, Texas, died on January 27, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Martine was born in Waco, Texas, on February 24, 1930, daughter of Henry Clyde Underwood and Minnie Louella Wheeler Underwood, both of Rogers, Texas. She graduated from high school in 1946 in Big Springs, Texas, and married William Isaac Connally in 1948. Martine had a keen eye and a talent for fine...
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Robby Thaxton Bechtol

June 14, 1950 - January 26, 2015

ROBBY BECHTOL Robby Thaxton Bechtol, a loving father, a way-cool brother, and a devoted son, passed peacefully on January 26, 2015 in Austin, TX at the age of 64. Robby was born in Austin on June 14, 1950 to Hub and Elizabeth "Umpy" Bechtol and was the second of five children in the Bechtol family. He was a graduate of Austin High School where he played all sports including baseball,...
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Emma Jean Goodrich

October 9, 1907 - January 25, 2015

Emma Jean Lange Crier Goodrich, Jeannie to her beloved friends, passed into God's hands Sunday, January 25, 2015. She was born Emma Jean Lange on October 9, 1907, to parents Gottlieb Lange and Anna von Krause in the German community of Walingen, located in an area claimed at one time by Germany, then Poland, and ultimately Russia. In 1910, her family came to America and settled in the North Texas...
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Hattie "Merle" Hinte

July 2, 1920 - January 24, 2015

After 94 years of life well lived, Merle left us on 1/24/2015 to follow Johnny, her beloved husband of 65 years and join him eternally. She had resided in Austin these last 5 years. A life-long Texan, she was born to Pearl and Ray Sandel in Normangee. She spent her early life in Leon County, Madison County and the Houston area. After briefly living in Galveston, she spent most of her life...
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Bernard Crosby

January 28, 1952 - January 24, 2015

Dr. Bernard Crosby passed away this past Saturday, January 24, 2015, completing a journey of joy and sorrow, love and learning, acceptance and surrender, hope and faith, in courageously living with prostate cancer for the past several years. He was supported by the love of his life, his wife Betsy, his two precious children, Matthew and Erin and their spouses Anne and Jonathan, and his sister,...
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Carlos "Charlie" Flores

January 6, 1945 - January 23, 2015

Carlos Adrian Flores, 70 of Austin, TX passed away on the 23rd day of January 2015 at Seton Hospital in Austin, TX having suffered a heart attack a week prior. His final hours were spent surrounded by family sharing their favorite memories of his life. Carlos, known as Charlie by friends, was born in Austin, TX on January 6, 1945. He was raised by Matias and Susie Velasquez alongside his...
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Margaret Ann (Peg) Rose

May 3, 1933 - January 23, 2015

Margaret Ann Rose (Peg), age 81, was called home by our Heavenly Father on January 23, 2015. Peg was born on May 3, 1933 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the daughter of Margaret Coakley McGonnell and Thomas James McGonnell. Peg's source of love, pride and joy was her family. She was a devoted and loving wife, kind and fun-loving mother, and a grandmother with a heart of gold. Peg had a servant's...
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Lowleta Muse Earle

July 31, 1921 - January 23, 2015

Mrs. Lowleta Earle passed away peacefully on January 23, 2015. She was 93 years old. Lowleta was born on July 31, 1921 in Ft. Worth, Texas, the fourth of ten children born to Clara Davidson Muse and John Logan Muse. At 16, she married Charles Cloyd "Bud" Earle. They were married for 63 happy years, until his death in 2001. Lowleta taught kindergarten for twenty years in Ft. Worth. She has...
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Matthew Wayne Kelley

November 15, 1988 - January 22, 2015

Specialist Matthew Wayne Kelley, 26 years old, was born on November 15, 1988 in Garland, Texas and passed away in his sleep in Manhattan, Kansas on January 22, 2015. While Matthew was a member of Boy Scout Troop 511, sponsored by St. Matthew's Church in Austin, he was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America in 2004. He attended Brentwood Christian School and he graduated...
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Jean Raleigh Kindle

October 4, 1915 - January 22, 2015

Jean Raleigh Kindle passed away on January 22, 2015 at her residence in Austin, Texas. She was born October 4, 1915 in Snyder, Oklahoma. Jean's family eventually settled in Ganado, Texas, where Jean would be raised. She liked to say that she "got to Texas as quickly as she could." Jean is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 43 years, Walter "Pup" Kindle. She is survived by many...
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Albert Bryan Spires

May 28, 1928 - January 21, 2015

Albert Bryan Spires (Bryan), of Austin, TX passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 peacefully in his sleep. He lived a life of joyful service to his family, his friends, his profession, his state and his country. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Bryan was born to the the late Albert Bryan Spires and Maggie Louise Brenner on May 28, 1928 in Austin, Texas at the old Seton...
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Benjamin Bouie Covington

November 27, 1928 - January 20, 2015

Ben Covington went to be with his heavenly Father on January 20, 2015. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 27, 1928. His family moved to Florida when he was a young boy and lived in several central Florida cities while growing up. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1951 with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Upon graduating, he joined the United States Air...
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Mona Rogers Burchette

November 11, 1936 - January 20, 2015

Our beloved Mona Gail passed away peacefully on January 20, 2015 after a brief illness. She was born November 11, 1936 to Chester Raleigh Rogers and Kathleen Coley Rogers in Dallas, TX. Her early years were spent in Ranger and Dallas, Texas where she graduated from Highland Park High School. Following her graduation from Baylor University with a degree in Home Economics, Mona was...
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William Robert White

March 26, 1941 - January 20, 2015

The Rev. Bill White, 73, met the Lord, Jesus Christ on January 20th surrounded by his family. Currently of Kingsville, TX, and formally of Diamondhead, MS and Reston, VA, Father Bill was born in Dayton, OH. He is survived by his wife Susan, his children Julia MacMillan (John) of Landenberg, PA, Tracy White of Washington, DC, William White (Fosca) of Chicago, IL, Elizabeth Voell (Greg) of...
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Mark Daniel Johnson

June 16, 1967 - January 20, 2015

JOHNSON, MARK DANIEL Mark was received by our Father on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, peacefully at his residence in Austin. Mark was born June 16, 1967 in Seattle, Washington to Sue and Dan Johnson. Mark is survived by his wife Jocelyn Duncan Johnson; daughter Sophie Mason Johnson; and step-daughter Mary Elizabeth Potts. Mark also leaves his much loved brother Brent William Johnson; his...
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Eugene P. Schoch, Jr.

September 24, 1923 - January 20, 2015

Dr. Eugene Paul Schoch, Jr., retired dermatologist, passed away on January 20, 2015 at the age of ninety one, after a brief illness, at Westminster Manor Health Care Center in Austin. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Eugenia Worley Schoch, sons, Gary Wayne Schoch, and Dr. Eugene Paul Schoch III, daughter-in-law, Dianne Dies Schoch, granddaughters Stephanie Dies Schoch, Sharon Schoch...
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Sylvia Schneider Greenspan

January 28, 1919 - January 19, 2015

Sylvia Schneider Greenspan passed away at age 95 on Monday, January 19, 2015. She was born in Dallas on January 28, 1919, to Morris and Esther Schneider, and was a proud Dallas resident until the last few years of her life. Sylvia graduated from Forest Avenue High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Art Education degree from Texas Women's University. In 1946 she married Hymie Greenspan of...
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NIta Smith

May 2, 1922 - January 18, 2015

Nita Smith of Lakeway died January 18, 2015 after a long battle with the Alzheimer's disease. Born Nita Meredith Scheinhaus on May 2, 1922 in the Bronx. She grew up in New York, where she was employed as a secretary during World War II. In New York, she met Walker W. Smith returning home from the war. After a brief courtship, they married and moved to Topeka, Kansas, where Walker began a...
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