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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

Ramani Kolla

July 15, 1935 - December 3, 2016

Venkataramanamma (Ramani) Kolla was born on July 15, 1935, and passed away on December 3, 2016 in Austin, Texas. A visitation gathering will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Weed-Corley-Fish Chapel in Lakeway, followed by a reception.
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Robert Lee Bluntzer

November 8, 1933 - December 2, 2016

BLUNTZER, Robert Lee Robert Lee Bluntzer "Bob", age 83, passed away on December 2, 2016. He was born in Cuero, Texas to Cornelius Sixtus Bluntzer and Loraine Tietz Bluntzer. After he graduated from high school in Cuero, he served in the US Army and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Geology in 1960 at the University of Texas. Bob worked in the oil patch early in his career and then as a...
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Louise Ida Cook Towery

September 13, 1928 - December 1, 2016

After a lengthy illness, Louise Cook ("Cookie") Towery died peacefully in Austin, TX, December 1, 2016, surrounded by family. She was 88 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Roland Kenneth (Ken)Towery. Louise Ida Cook was born September 13, 1928 at her home in Knippa, Texas to Henry A. Cook and Anna Belle Wollschlaeger Cook. She was the second youngest girl in a...
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Jack Wesley Gamble, Jr.

February 20, 1952 - November 30, 2016

Jack Wesley Gamble, Jr., 64, of Austin, TX, retired entrepreneur, died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at home from kidney and liver failure. Jack was born February 20, 1952 in New Orleans, LA, the son of Jack Wesley Gamble, Sr. and Doris Jean Reed Gamble. Jack was graduated from Louisiana Tech University and received an MBA from Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, PA. Jack was an Army...
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David Allen Solomon

January 20, 1951 - November 29, 2016

David Allen Solomon, 65, passed away on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. He spent the last 15 years making the best of every day despite his diagnosis of early-onset dementia. David was born on January 20, 1951, in Birmingham, AL, to Nathan and Beatrice Solomon. He was the adored baby brother of his two sisters, Norma Solomon Goldman and Jane Solomon Davis. He graduated from Mountain Brook High...
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Thelma Lilija Stephens

April 19, 1922 - November 28, 2016

Thelma Lilija Stephens, age 94, of Austin, Texas, died on November 28, 2016. Thelma was born on April 19, 1922 in St. Petersburg, Russia to Krisjanis "Oskars" Klavins and Eizenija Klavins, (Pisarciaks). Her father was an architect working in Russia at the time. Although born in Russia, she grew up in Riga, Latvia and called that home. Riga is the capital of Latvia, a beautiful city on the...
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Wanda Lou Casey Graham

August 13, 1923 - November 28, 2016

Wanda Lou Casey Graham passed from this life on Monday, November 28th, 2016. She went in peace, surrounded by family at home. It is difficult to describe the force that was Wanda. She lived a long, rich, and completely unconventional life. By most accounts, she was a good 30 years ahead of her time, if not more. For as long as many of us can remember, she was growing her own organic food,...
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Juanell "Nell" Hull DuBose

July 18, 1929 - November 28, 2016

Juanell "Nell" Hull DuBose, 87, went home to the Lord on November 28, 2016 in Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, AW "Joe" DuBose and her brother, Dale Hull. Her legacy lives on in those who survived her – siblings Jackie Partlow, John Hull, and Jim Hull; daughters Sherri (Boyd) Onderdonk and Susie Davison; grandchildren Jonathan (Kelly) Davison, Christopher (Laura) Davison,...
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Anna Lou McCoy Jones

March 25, 1927 - November 26, 2016

JONES, ANNA LOU McCOY March 25, 1927 – November 26, 2016 Anna Lou McCoy Jones, age 89 of Austin, Texas, passed away in her sleep and in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Anna Lou was born on March 25, 1927, in the dusty, little Panhandle town of White Deer, Texas, to John Oscar McCoy, Sr. and Fannie Belle Hart McCoy of Hart, Texas. She...
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Kathleen Ann Murphy

April 14, 1938 - November 25, 2016

Kathleen Ann Murphy, age 78, of Belmont Village in Austin Texas, passed away peacefully on November 25th, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Lawrence E. Murphy, Jr. She was the daughter of James Roy Driscoll and Kathleen Ann Driscoll of Worcester, Mass. She grew up in Worcester with her sister Sue Cutter before moving to New Jersey to start...
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Stanley Houser Huntsman

March 20, 1932 - November 23, 2016

Stanley Houser Huntsman died in Austin, TX on November 23, 2016. He was born on March 20, 1932 in Scottdale, PA to J. Owen and Frances Huntsman. He graduated from Wabash College in 1954 and earned a Master's in 1956 from Ohio University. During his collegiate athletic career, he was a nationally ranked decathlete and record-setting running back in football. In 39 years, he served as head...
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Everett Edward "Nick" Nicoson

August 15, 1942 - November 23, 2016

Everett Edward Nicoson passed away on November 23, 2016. Known as Nick or Ted to friends and family, he was born in Pekin, Illinois, but grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He joined the U.S. Navy at 17 as a ship steam fitter. At 18, he married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Justin, and embarked on a career in semiconductors. He spent 30 years in the industry before he founded, and was CEO of NC...
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Viola Sauls, (Mrs. John)

April 8, 1921 - November 22, 2016

Viola Mueller Sauls was born April 8, 1921 in Washington County, Texas, to Robert and Lydia Mueller. Viola died November 22, 2016 in Georgetown, Texas with her family by her side. Viola was baptized and raised in the Lutheran Church. She graduated from Caldwell High School and attended Durham's Business College in Austin and worked for the Austin News Agency. Viola married John Sauls on April...
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Winky Salmanson

December 17, 1932 - November 22, 2016

In the early morning of November 22, 2016, Irwin "Winky" Richard Salmanson of Austin, passed away peacefully. Winky was born and lived in Brooklyn, New York long enough to pick up a New York accent, but moved at an early age with his parents, Abe and Mildred Salmanson, to El Paso. He attended and graduated from El Paso High, and went on to serve in the Army as part of the occupied forces in...
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William Fuller Howard

July 13, 1930 - November 21, 2016

William F. Howard, age 86, died Monday, November 21, 2016 in Austin, Texas. There will be a memorial service held on Saturday, November 26 at 2:00 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home at 3125 N. Lamar in Austin. Bill Howard was born on July 13, 1930 in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was the only child of Isabel Fuller Howard and Harold Spink Howard. As a boy, he built and designed gadgets in the...
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David Batson

February 21, 1928 - November 20, 2016

David Templeton Batson passed away November 20, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Born Feb. 21, 1928 to Dorris (Warr) and David T. Batson in Center, Texas, he grew up in Longview, graduating from Longview High School in 1945. His college career included studies at University of Houston, University of Mexico City and University of Illinois, receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts and ultimately his...
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Raymond Joseph Quebe, Jr.

November 16, 1941 - November 16, 2016

Raymond Joseph Quebe, Jr. of Austin, Texas passed away November 16, 2016. Born November 16, 1941 to Myrtle and Raymond J. Quebe of Galveston, Texas, Ray was a fourth-generation Galvestonian and proud to be "Born on the Island." Ray served in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1968, attending training in Biloxi, MS. He was a member of the 738th Radar Squadron of Olathe, KS receiving...
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Bill T. Breed

September 27, 1930 - November 16, 2016

Bill T. Breed age 86 of Austin TX, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 27, 1930 on a ranch just west of Dripping Springs, Texas to Willie & Spurgeon Breed. He was the youngest of four children. Bill received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY after serving his country with honor in...
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Ashby Morefield Woolf

November 30, 1938 - November 15, 2016

Dr. Ashby Morefield Woolf, 77, of Austin, Texas passed away peacefully after a 16 year battle with Parkinson's Disease, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Ashby and Alice Morefield Woolf, he grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, enjoying regular summer trips to Miami to visit family, being a HAM radio operator along with his Dad, and becoming involved with...
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Charles Edwin Chapman

April 26, 1959 - November 14, 2016

Charles Edwin Chapman entered the gates of Heaven on November 14, 2016 just before noon. He was born April 26, 1959 to Gail and Charlie Chapman. Charles graduated from Lanier High School and ITT School of Technology and lived his entire life in Austin. He was employed by the State of Texas for 18 years and up until his battle with cancer, Charles was a caregiver and companion to Gail and...
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Jane Karotkin

July 26, 1950 - November 13, 2016

Jane Karotkin died early in the morning of Sunday, November 13, 2016, in ICU at Seton Hospital in Austin, Texas. She fought a short battle against cancer with dignity and courage. Very few people knew she was so sick. She approached her illness like she did every task she took on – with focus and control, making sure all who were around her were taken care of first. Jane was born in...
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Hume Cofer

July 19, 1923 - November 13, 2016

Hume Cofer died on November 13, 2016. He was 93, born July 19, 1923. He died of Parkinson's disease, which he courageously bore and accepted for 17 years. He was physically comfortable and content with what life had brought him and was always cheerful and kind to those around him. He was grateful for all help and assistance anyone provided. His full name was George Hume Cofer, but he did not...
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Nina Jo House Davis

May 27, 1930 - November 12, 2016

Nina Jo Davis passed away Nov. 12, 2016 at the age of 86 due to health complications associated with Alzheimer disease. She was born May 27, 1930 in Cleburne, Texas, an only child to Joe and Nina House. Her father, Joe served as Superintendent of Schools for many years in the Denton area. Upon completion of high school, Nina earned a degree from UNT at age 17. She taught high school for...
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Bret Banister

March 12, 1959 - November 11, 2016

Bret Banister was born on March 12, 1959, and passed away peacefully at the age of 57 on the morning of November 11, 2016. In his last days he was completely and constantly surrounded by his family and friends and their love and prayers. As a loving and gentle husband, father, son, and brother, Bret will be missed by his beloved wife Robin, his treasured children, Katherine, Natalie, and...
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Bradley Lawrence Moore

June 10, 1958 - November 10, 2016

Bradley Lawrence Moore died at his home in Austin on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the age of 58. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Michele Klaich Moore; mother Beverly Gillman; brother Blake (Tonya) Moore; stepsisters Rosalind (Dale) Price, Cynthia (Gary) Fisher, and Karen Berg; an aunt, one nephew and several cousins. Brad was born June 10, 1958, in Pampa, Texas, to Beverly and...
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Todd Bostic

June 30, 1964 - November 9, 2016

Todd Bostic passed away November 9, 2016. He was born June 30, 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas. Todd moved with his family to Wichita Falls as an infant and grew up in Waco, moving to Austin in the third grade. Todd graduated from Westwood High School in 1982, where he enjoyed playing trombone in the marching band. He attended Texas State Technical Institute in Waco, where he graduated on the Dean's...
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Gazelle Bauer Sump

August 11, 1921 - November 6, 2016

Gazelle Bauer Sump, 95, died peacefully on Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Legend Oaks North Austin in the loving presence of her sweetheart Bill Head, Sr. Gazelle was born on August 11, 1921, in Bebe, Texas. She was the first of five daughters born to Gus Carl Bauer and Bertha Bahlmann. She is preceded in death by her parents and sisters Roberta, Annie Lee and Doris. She is survived by her...
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John Peter Berta

May 12, 1957 - November 5, 2016

John Peter Berta of Round Rock, Texas, passed away on November 5, 2016, at age 59. John was born in Pueblo, Colorado, but moved to El Paso, Texas, in his youth. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Business. In El Paso, John worked for Bancology, Allen-Bradley, and Thomason Hospital. John moved to Round Rock in the 1990s and went to work for Texas Hospital...
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Thurman Burl Geddie

November 2, 1921 - November 5, 2016

Thurman Burl Geddie died November 5th at his home in Austin, Texas surrounded by his family after a long battle with Sarcoma cancer. He celebrated his 95th birthday just days prior to his death. He was born in Grand Saline, Texas to Emma Elizabeth Riggs Geddie and James Prentice Geddie. He attended high school in Grand Saline and entered The University of Texas at Austin in 1940, graduating in...
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Ned Hamilton Burns

November 25, 1932 - November 5, 2016

Ned Hamilton Burns, born November 25, 1932 in Magnolia, AR, died peacefully in his sleep November 5, 2016 at the Arbour at Westminster in Austin. Ned was the youngest of 6 children born to Ila Martin Burns and Andrew Louis Burns. He graduated as valedictorian from Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas where he also was active as a trumpet player in the band. He earned a Bachelor degree in...
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Billy Lee Chrane

August 8, 1927 - November 2, 2016

Billy Lee Chrane was born to Lucille and George Chrane on August 8, 1927. He grew up with 5 brothers and a sister on the family farm in Early, Texas. On November 2, 2016 he was called to his Heavenly Home. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Billie Nelda Anderson and two daughters, 4 grandsons, and 6 great-grandchildren. Daughters Pamela Rogers and Barbee Tunnell and their families: son...
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Randolph George "Randy" Mueller

June 27, 1945 - November 1, 2016

MUELLER, Randolph George, "Randy" passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016. A fourth generation Austinite, Randy was a graduate of Austin High School, attended VMI and served in the U.S. Army. He graduated with a business degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Randy loved waking up early to catch the sunrise and to play a few holes of golf. He had a passion for hunting, fishing,...
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William Dean Justice

March 23, 1928 - October 29, 2016

The first Director of the Frank Erwin Center, William Dean Justice, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2016. Dean was born on March 23, 1928 in Chanute, Kansas to William Raymond Justice and Dorothy Clare Percival Justice. His parents and his only sibling, Jack Barron Justice, preceded him in death. Dean graduated with a BA in Business from Emporia State College in Kansas in 1950. ...
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David Alan Shofner

April 30, 1947 - October 24, 2016

David Alan Shofner was born April 30, 1947 in Temple to Texas Senator William (WA) and Norma (Wells) Shofner. David married Marion Brade on May 8, 1971 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas. He departed this life on Monday, October 24, 2016 in Austin reaching the age of 69. A celebration of David's life will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 30th at Lions Municipal Golf Course,...
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Mary Lou Routh Washburn

November 2, 1925 - October 23, 2016

Mary Lou Routh Washburn, 90, of Austin/Spicewood, Texas passed peacefully on October 23, 2016. She was born on November 2, 1925 in Ballinger, Texas to Oscar Ralph Routh and Betty Forrest Miller Routh. She is survived by one brother Albert Melvin Routh of Austin, her son John Washburn and his wife Susie Brown of Austin, her daughter Mary Darby and husband Byron Darby of Austin, grandsons...
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Carolyn Van Camp Coe

November 9, 1942 - October 22, 2016

Carolyn Van Camp Coe, 73, of Kerrville, passed away in Austin, TX on Saturday, October 22, 2016. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 9, 1942. Her parents were George and Agnes Van Camp. She proudly graduated from St. John's School in Houston in 1960 and attended Southern Methodist University. She began her career at Tenneco in Houston and then briefly sold real estate in Dallas,...
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Dorothy Mae Richards Hutchison

September 28, 1920 - October 19, 2016

Dorothy Mae Richards Hutchison of Austin died on October 19, 2016, surrounded by her devoted children. Dorothy was born in San Marcos, TX, September 28, 1920 to Harold and Sue Cox Richards. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1942 and spent her professional life teaching high school English, impacting hundreds of students at Lanier High School in Austin,...
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Rudolph Martin Keimowitz, MD

August 30, 1935 - October 19, 2016

Rudolph M. Keimowitz, M.D., 81, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Oct. 19, 2016. He was born on Aug. 30, 1935 in Middletown, NY, to Anna (Travers) and Henry Keimowitz. After retiring from his 35-year career as a hematologist at Gunderson Clinic in Lacrosse, WI, he became one of the great pioneers in the emerging field of palliative care in Minneapolis, MN. With his...
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Loraine Keilers Bazan

January 4, 1939 - October 18, 2016

Loraine Keilers Bazán, age 77, was born in Woodsboro, Texas on January 4, 1939. On October 18, after a 10 year battle with cancer she passed into Heaven to be in Christ's arms where she will be in peace forever. Loraine was preceded in death by her parents, Werner and Fay Keilers. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Hugo Alberto Bazán, her children Carlos and Sherry Bazán, Christian...
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Thomas Robert Winkley

January 14, 1949 - October 17, 2016

Thomas Robert Winkley, the sweetest father and husband, left our lives Monday, October 17th, 2016. Tom was the most generous person we were lucky to have known, and his love and energy remains with all of his loved ones and friends. Tom, most recently, was the president of Winkley Engineering, Inc. Throughout his life, he was an avid water skier, snow skier, musician, poet, thinker,...
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Dorothy Little Calhoun

November 23, 1932 - October 17, 2016

Dorothy (Little) Calhoun, 83, of Austin, passed away at home October 17, 2016. She was born November 23, 1932 in Cleveland, TX, to Howard and Claudie Moody Little. Dorothy retired from Accounting at the Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX. She especially loved her family, gardening and creating jewelry. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edgar Roy Calhoun; two children...
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Dorris Parke Schrank

February 6, 1917 - October 15, 2016

We celebrate the life and gift of Dorris Parke Schrank, Mommy Dorris (D), our wonderful mother, mentor, and friend. As we think about Mommy D, the words that come to mind include loving, caring, giving, working, inspiring, and laughing. She almost made it to the age of 100, she was 99 when she peacefully went to sleep for the last time, under a beautiful full moon, on October 15, 2016. She...
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Zachary Jerome Schmidt

September 27, 1983 - October 15, 2016

Zachary Jerome Schmidt, 33, was born in Austin, Texas, on September 27, 1983. Tragically, in the early morning hours on Saturday, October 15, 2016, Zac perished in a single car collision in south Austin, Texas. Zachary, a photographer and a model, attended Bowie High School and Austin Community College. Zachary is survived by his mother, Sarah Dunlap, his father, Dr. Jerome Schmidt, and his...
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Bettie Quinn Porter

November 18, 1920 - October 14, 2016

Bettie Quinn Porter, 95 years young, retired claims examiner for the Texas Employment Commission and lifelong caregiver took the mischievous twinkle in her eye and her brilliant smile to be with her Lord and Savior on October 14th, 2016 in Austin Texas. She was born November 18th, 1920 in Midland Pennsylvania to John J. and Florence Quinn. Bettie was a lifelong resident of Austin and proud...
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Harold G. Daves

November 15, 1928 - October 11, 2016

Harold G. Daves, a resident of Baton Rouge for 60 years, passed away peacefully at the age of 87 surrounded by his family in Austin, Texas. He was born November 15, 1928 on a farm in Lowndes County, Mississippi to Ida Ethel Daves and Arthur Laney Daves. He was the youngest of seven children. Harold received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University and went on to serve...
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Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain

April 23, 1924 - October 11, 2016

Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain, age 92, died peacefully Tuesday, October 11, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1924 to Emma Estelle Lee Dorsett and John Bee Dorsett in Austin, Texas. Cile was one of the youngest of ten siblings. Her father died early in her life and her mother and brothers and sisters settled in what later became Tarrytown. They built several houses on Ash Street near Lake Austin ...
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James Robert Maggio

November 6, 1958 - October 10, 2016

James Robert Maggio, 57, Austin, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia H. Maggio; son Nicholas James and wife Bennett, daughter Caitlin Grace; father Paul S. Maggio; sisters Paula M. Perry and Patti M. Shannon, brother Jon Mark Maggio; eleven nephews and two nieces; many relatives and his beloved dog Maverick. He is preceded in death by his mother...
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Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer, "Jackie"

July 11, 1950 - October 8, 2016

Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer A beautiful soul has left her family and friends behind. Jackie knew how to fill our hearts with love, laughter and truth. No matter who you were, or where you were from, she always found a way to make you feel "the love", a universal acceptance. While in her company, Jackie would inevitably find a way to make you smile and forget about the...
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Edna Kettler Thompson Markham

February 23, 1927 - October 8, 2016

Edna Kettler Thompson Markham was born on February 23, 1927 and passed away on October 8, 2016. She was one of four children born to William and Emma K. Kettler, at their home in Coryell County, near Gatesville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother Henry and sisters Hennie and Ella. Edna was the last survivor of her family. She grew up known as Baby Sister, living near St. John...
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Ann J. Knight

October 24, 1926 - October 3, 2016

Ann J. Knight, was almost 90 when she passed away on Monday, Oct 3. Ann is survived by her husband, Lt Gen. James Arthur Knight Jr. (Ret), their son, Lt. Col. Steven James Knight (Ret) and his wife Gail, as well as grandchildren Kristopher, Kasey, Jesse, and Travis, 3 great grandchildren, and niece Judy Ellis. Ann was extremely proud to be the daughter, wife, and mother of an Air Force...
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Rolf Henry Wellnitz

May 27, 1956 - October 2, 2016

Rolf Henry Wellnitz, 60, passed away October 2, 2016, in Austin, Texas. He was born May 27, 1956 in Grossauheim, Germany. His grandmother, Lisbeth Wellnitz, brought 'Rolfi' to the United States at age 3. Rolf attended A&M Consolidated High School in Bryan, Texas and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 18. Beginning service in 1974, he served for six years in the United States...
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Gregory Roach

August 7, 1987 - October 1, 2016

Gregory M. Roach, 29, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 1, 2016. He courageously battled and conquered a liver transplant, lymphoma, and most recently a stem cell transplant. Despite his ongoing battle with primary sclerosing cholangitis, his passing was unexpected. Gregory was born on August 7, 1987 in Austin, the son of Suzanne Mann Latimer and Mark Roach. He attended Hyde Park...
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Edwin Milford Goldman

June 6, 1928 - October 1, 2016

Edwin Milford Goldman of Austin, died Saturday October 1, 2016. Edwin was known as "Don" to many. Don was born June 6, 1928 in Victoria, Texas to Edwin Charles and Pearl Kay Goldman. He attended Texas Military Institute & Lampasas High School and was a 1946 graduate of Austin High School. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950 with a BBA degree and was a life member of Phi...
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Mary-Lynn Adams Polk

June 13, 1946 - September 30, 2016

Mary-Lynn Adams Polk, 70, of Austin passed away peacefully September 30, 2016. She was raised in Natchez, Mississippi, the daughter of Stacy and Cleo Adams, and graduated from Mississippi State College for Women in 1967 with a dual-degree in Mathematics and English. While working as a computer programmer with IBM, she met Darryl Polk in Huntsville, Alabama, and they were married in 1972. Mary...
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James Edward Berry

July 17, 1956 - September 30, 2016

Mr. James Edward Berry went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 30, 2016. He was born July 17, 1956, in Austin, Texas, to Thelma Lorine Berry and James Franklin Berry. Prior to moving to Dime Box, Texas in early 2016, he lived in Bastrop, Texas on the family ranch that he and his family built. He was a 7th generation Texan, tracing his roots back to before the Republic of Texas. ...
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Ken Kenigsberg

June 23, 1929 - September 27, 2016

Reuben Kenneth ("Ken") Kenigsberg was born June 23rd, 1929 and died September 27th, 2016 at the age of 87 after complications from a subdural hematoma. Ken devoted his life to saving children. In his 40 years of practicing medicine, he was chief of pediatric surgery at North Shore University Hospital; he performed one of the first successful separations of conjoined twins in the United States;...
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Lynda Menn

May 20, 1941 - September 25, 2016

Lynda Elmore Burford Menn was born on May 20, 1941, and was set free by her Savior, Jesus Christ on September 25, 2016. Lynda was born in Lubbock, Texas, to Leroy and Dortha Elmore. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock and attended Texas Tech University, where she was an active member and officer of Delta Delta Delta national sorority. While attending Texas Tech University, she was...
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Mary Whiteaker Perry

December 10, 1927 - September 25, 2016

Mary Whiteaker Perry of Cedar Park, Texas went to be with the Lord at the age of 88 on Sunday, September 25, 2016 as a result of end stage dementia. She had been a resident of Sagebrook Health Center since November of 2013. Mary was born on December 10, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas to Radelle Cocreham Whiteaker and Jesse Elbert Whiteaker. She had two loving brothers James Elbert Whiteaker (Bert...
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Michael Cromwell Crowley

February 19, 1951 - September 23, 2016

Michael Crowley was born on February 19, 1951, in Dallas, Texas and died on September 23, 2016, in Austin, Texas. The family moved to Austin in 1959 with Michael attending St. Austin's Catholic School, St. Edward's High School and graduating from McCallum High School in 1969 as a proud member of the Royal Court Players (RCP). He went on to earn his BA in English from The University of Texas...
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James "Jim" Richard Boylan

November 29, 1940 - September 22, 2016

Jim passed peacefully on September 22, 2016, at the age of 75. He was a long-time resident of Montclair, New Jersey and, later, of Spring Branch, Texas. His family and friends are grateful for his generous, caring and courageous spirit and his quick wit, which will be missed by all who knew him. Jim was born in Detroit, Michigan to Ruth Fenton and Harold Boylan. After a four-year stint in...
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Stephen Dennis

April 29, 1946 - September 22, 2016

Dr. Stephen Dennis Our much loved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sept. 22, 2016. Steve loved learning, loved discussing politics, and loved being Jewish. He was an avid reader, and was a creative photographer. Steve received a B.S. degree from Long Island University, and a masters and Ph.D from New York University. His love of children led to a career as teacher, guidance...
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Harry Emil Ullmann

May 11, 1928 - September 22, 2016

Harry Emil Ullmann was called by our heavenly Father on 22 September, 2016. Harry was born to Emil and Caralina Ullmann on May 11, 1928 in Floresville, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy from July of 1947 to June of 1950. He moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico in September of 1950 where he worked at the Duval Corporation as business manager. In October of 1967, he moved to Austin with his family to work...
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Kent Morrison Rider

February 7, 1946 - September 21, 2016

Kent Morrison Rider, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He was recovering from open-heart bypass surgery and was under treatment for mantle cell lymphoma. Kent was born on February 7, 1946, in Austin to Violet McLaurin and G. Kent Rider. Kent was a native Austinite and was descended from the original 300 settler families of Stephen F. Austin. He attended...
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Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens

May 4, 1924 - September 21, 2016

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens, age 92, of Austin, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016. She was born on May 4, 1924 to William and Selma (Wieland) Nauert in Dessau, Texas. Margaret was predeceased in death by her father and mother, her husband who was the love of her life, Lewis E. "Babe" Dickens, Sr., son Lewis E. 'Bubba'...
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Nelda Marie Munguia

October 24, 1927 - September 20, 2016

Nelda Marie Munguia passed peacefully in her sleep early Tuesday morning, September 20, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Munguia was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 24, 1927, the only surviving child of the late Anita and Edward Dominguez. As a child, she lived in several places in Texas and Louisiana where her father, a civil engineer, was involved in large WPA Projects. She attended Martin...
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D. J. "Judd" Longley

September 9, 1929 - September 19, 2016

D. J. "Judd" Longley, DDS passed away peacefully on September 19, 2016 at age 87. He and his wife Polly were married 64 years and lived in Austin since their retirement in 1995. Judd was known as a painless dentist practicing his profession for forty years – first in Midland, Texas – then for thirty years in Deer Park. Judd is also survived by his three children, Paul Longley of Austin;...
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Jessie B. Shelby

March 15, 1923 - September 19, 2016

Jessie B. Shelby was born on March 15, 1923 and most blessedly went to be with her Lord on the evening of September 19, 2016. As the ninth of ten children and the eighth of nine girls, she grew up just west of downtown along Shoal Creek at the corner of Ninth Street and Henderson. As a lifelong Austinite, Jessie B. attended Palm Elementary, University Junior High and graduated from Austin High...
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Jo Dawn Noble

February 17, 1943 - September 18, 2016

Jo Dawn Noble, 73, passed peacefully from this life to the next on Sunday, September 18th at her home in Austin, Texas, after a lengthy fight with lung cancer. Born on February 17th, 1943, she was the first daughter and third child of Roy and Dora Hill of Amarillo, TX. Jo Dawn studied English literature at West Texas State University and Texas Christian University before completing a Master of...
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Harry L. Bengtson

September 4, 1930 - September 17, 2016

Harry L. Bengtson, Jr. went to his heavenly home at 5p.m. on September 17, 2016 surrounded by his wife, daughter and son. He was born in Austin, TX on September 4, 1930, to Harry Bengtson, Sr. and Laura Lindahl. He attended Mathews Elementary, Allan Junior High, and graduated from Austin High School. He was a 3 sport letterman at Austin High and was an officer and member of multiple school...
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Doug Beaty

March 1, 1951 - September 17, 2016

On September 17, 2016, Douglas Dell Beaty lifted his heart and soul unto the heavens after a five-year battle with cancer. Doug was truly one of God's finest children and will always be remembered for his ability to never meet a stranger, his great love of life and his larger than life laugh. Doug will be missed by his wife, Mindy, his sons Brandon and Parker, his brother and sister-in-law...
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Ida "Bette" Hackworth

April 16, 1923 - September 17, 2016

Ida "Bette" Hackworth, age 93, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was born in Kentucky on April 16, 1923, and was a resident of Austin for the past 49 years. She retired as bookkeeper of O. Henry Middle School in 2006 after 38 years of service. Bette was preceded in death by her husband John Hackworth, two sons Rick and Bud Hackworth, grandson John Hackworth and two brothers Bill...
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Hans Baade

December 16, 1929 - September 14, 2016

Hans Baade, who has died in Austin at the age of 86, was a leading representative of a group of notable North American legal scholars who came from Central European emigré backgrounds. Born in Berlin in 1929, he came from a German-Jewish family milieu which influenced his destiny in many significant ways and which he shared with a number of eminent professors of law at American and Canadian...
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Joan Larue (McCalla) Farrar

February 6, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan, aged 86, died peacefully on September 11, 2016, with her family beside her after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Joan was born February 6, 1930, in Temple, Texas, the daughter of Coy and Cora Farrar. Joan was a charmingly innocent beauty who accepted life's challenges with good humor and a smile. She enjoyed dancing, time with her friends, and cheering for the Texas Longhorns and...
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Frances Weathered

August 16, 1925 - September 11, 2016

Frances Lavilla Sikes Weathered, 91 passed away in Austin, Texas on September 11, 2016. She was born in Clovis, New Mexico to Bill and Bower Sikes on August 16, 1925. She was raised in Wayside, TX and Slaton, TX. She married Frank Hover Weathered on June 15, 1949. They lived in San Angelo, Odessa, New York City and spent most of their lives in Brownsville, Texas. Frances was a Real Estate...
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Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn

September 8, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn passed peacefully in Austin, Texas, on September 11, 2016, at the age of 86. A funeral mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Odessa, Texas on November 12, 2016. Her unbounded generosity, wisdom and wit will be missed by everyone who knew her. Joan was born in Springdale, Arkansas, on September 8, 1930 to Ruth Mayes Flanagan and Joe Flanagan....
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Virginia Ann Lane

October 22, 1932 - September 10, 2016

Virginia Ann von Rosenberg Lane, born October 22, 1932, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Bee Cave Texas at the age of 83. Virginia Ann was born in a little house on West Lynn in Austin to loving parents Ralph William von Rosenberg and Eula Irene Myers von Rosenberg. The family soon moved to the rich farmlands east of Austin known as Govalle where her family raised peanuts and chickens....
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Marvin Marion Henry

July 20, 1915 - September 10, 2016

Marvin Marion Henry, born July 20, 1915 passed away peacefully on September 10, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Young Henry of 63 wonderful years of marriage. For the past 60 years, he was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Jesters, Alzafar and Ben Hur Temples. Mr. Henry is survived by his daughter Martha Jo Henry Blaylock and husband Brent; his son Marvin Chet Henry...
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James S. St. Aubyn

September 5, 1944 - September 8, 2016

Jim St. Aubyn, 72, of Austin passed away on September 8, 2016. He was born on September 5, 1944 and grew up in Russell, Kansas. After earning a BS degree from Ft. Hays State University in Hays, KS, he first worked for USF&G Insurance Company in Wichita, KS. Through a job offer he and his wife Nancy moved to Austin in 1986 where insurance continued to be his professional career. He retired from...
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Richard Allan Kutner, Jr.

July 29, 1957 - September 8, 2016

Richard Allan Kutner, Jr. passed away on September 8, 2016 after battling lung cancer for over two years. Born July 29, 1957 in Monroe, LA, Richard was 59 years old. We will miss Richard's encyclopedic knowledge of music, novels and current events, awesome insights and really bad jokes, and his invaluable ability to simplify bureaucratic jargon and conjure "out of the box" solutions. He was...
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William Troy McCombs

August 20, 1931 - September 7, 2016

William Troy McCombs, age 85, of Austin died Wednesday September 7, 2016 in Austin. He was born August 20, 1931 in Dawson County, Texas to Forrest and Beatrice McCombs. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a surveyor during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Labrador and Washington State. As a civilian he lived in El Paso, where he raised his family till 1975 at which time he moved his...
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Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, Jr., M.D.

January 16, 1935 - September 5, 2016

KOHL, Harold W. (Bill) Jr. MD, passed away September 5, 2016 in Austin Texas at the age of 81 years after an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Rose Ann. Bill was an internal medicine physician in Tucson for more than 38 years. He was born and raised in Tucson and graduated from Tucson High School and the University of Arizona. Bill returned to Tucson to...
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Helen Henion

June 23, 1925 - September 5, 2016

Helen Mickelsen Henion passed from this life on September 5, 2016 at Westminster in Austin. She was born into a military family in Bridgeport, Conn on June 23, 1925, the daughter of Lieutenant General Stanley R. and Ruth Mickelsen (Klemer). Helen traveled the world moving 37 times during her life as a U.S. Army "brat" and a proud and dedicated U.S. Army wife. She faithfully served her family,...
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John Culver

March 6, 1930 - September 5, 2016

John Leonard Culver, age 86, peacefully passed away September 5, 2016 at Longhorn Village, where he and his wife Mary Jo have made their home over the past five years. John lived an amazing life. After serving in the Korean War, he went to College in Mexico City on the G.I. Bill. He always joked that the "gas and margaritas were cheap there!" After college, John accepted a position with...
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Janice Irene Watt

December 13, 1943 - September 3, 2016

Janice Watt, 72, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2016. Janice was born December 13, 1943, in Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Jeanette Watt. Janice is survived by her daughter, Debbie Ryerson (Carlos) of Austin; sons, Jerry Watt of Smithville and Tommy Gunn of Australia; brothers, Will Watt (Wanda) of Friendswood, Tabb Watt (Gail) of...
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Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr.

July 31, 1934 - September 1, 2016

Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr., a life-time resident of Austin, passed away at his home on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2016. Lem was born on July 31, 1934 to Lemuel Scarbrough, Sr. and Margaret Caldwell Scarbrough. He went to Austin public schools, graduating from Austin High. He attended his freshman year at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO transferring and graduating with a degree...
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Neil Hopkins

November 1, 1928 - August 31, 2016

Neil McKinney Hopkins (Lt. Col., Ret., US Army), beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away at the age of 87 on August 31, 2016. Neil was born on November 1, 1928 in Houston, Idaho to Guy and Helen Hopkins. He attended the College of Idaho and graduated from the University of Omaha. Neil enlisted in the US Army where he served in the Korean War. He retired, as a Lt....
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James Hampton Trice, PhD

January 9, 1955 - August 31, 2016

Dr. Trice was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in physics. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. After Naval Service he finished his studies at the University of Kentucky in nuclear physics. In 1997 Dr. Trice moved to Austin and was working at Nokia on...
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Claude Dee Ross

August 7, 1936 - August 31, 2016

Claude Dee Ross, after 80 love-filled years with us, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2016 at home in Pflugerville following a long battle with lymphoma and Parkinson's. The love of his life, constant companion and wife of 61 years, Carolyn, was at his side, as was their daughter Charlotte and son Clendon. Born on August 7, 1936 at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Claude joined an...
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Kevin Francis O'Keeffe

August 24, 1952 - August 30, 2016

Kevin Francis O'Keeffe was, by turn, a sportswriter, a public servant, a husband, a father, a brother, and a friend to all. After a battle with heart valve failure, he died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 64. O'Keeffe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and shortly after moved to Chicago, where he spent his formative years. He went to Trinity University in San Antonio, where he studied journalism. He...
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Charlie Chapman

February 8, 1921 - August 28, 2016

Charlie Chapman of Austin, age 95, passed from this earth to Heaven on Sunday morning, August 28, 2016. Charlie was born on February 8, 1921 in Lone Oak, Texas, the seventh son of Bill and Odar Chapman. He was raised in the northeast Texas cotton farming community of Lone Oak, graduated from Lone Oak High School and after proudly serving his country in the United States Army Air Corps during...
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Leonard Gerhardt

July 23, 1924 - August 28, 2016

Leonard Gerhardt 92, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Amarillo, died August 28, 2016. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, in the Chapel of Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016, in Memorial Park Mausoleum in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Gerhardt was born near...
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Kay Hart

September 25, 1940 - August 28, 2016

Judith Kay Pegues Hart died on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in Austin, Texas at the age of 75. Kay is survived by her husband of 53 years, the Honorable Joseph Hill Hart, son Joseph Scott Hart and his partner Ross Anthony Brown, daughter Julia Furman Hart, grandson Eli Hart-Johnson, brother David Scott Pegues, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Kay was born on September 25, 1940 in Alice,...
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Edith Rose "Edie" Hungerford

October 22, 1927 - August 27, 2016

Edith Rose Humphrey Hungerford, age 88, died peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2016, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral and interment of ashes will take place on Monday, September 5, 2016, at 2:00 pm at St. Francis–by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, Canyon Lake, Texas. Her grandson, the Rev. Eric Hungerford, will be officiating. Edith Rose, or "Edie," was the daughter...
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Thomas H. Nance, Jr.

November 3, 1923 - August 27, 2016

Thomas H. Nance, Jr. died August 27, 2016, at the age of 92. He was born November 3, 1923, on a ranch west of Kyle near the Blanco River in the same house (originally a log cabin) where both his father and grandfather were born. He was the first of three children born to Thomas Hardy Nance and Dorothy Davis Nance. The Nances were a pioneer family in Hays County. He graduated from Kyle High...
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Edith Calder Taborsky

July 17, 1920 - August 27, 2016

Edith Calder Taborsky, 96, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016. She was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on July 17, 1920 to Leslie and Yarmila Calder. Prior to the Nazi occupation, she and her parents left Czechoslovakia and moved to England where they remained until the end of World War II. In England, she secured a position with the Czech government-in-exile. There she met Edward Taborsky...
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David G. Nance

October 17, 1951 - August 23, 2016

DAVID G. NANCE GENTLEMAN AND SCHOLAR David Guajardo Nance, 64, of Austin, Texas entered eternal rest on August 23, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 17, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas, David is preceded in death by his father Dwight Jefferson Nance. David is survived by his wife Christy Mallinson Nance; two children, Christiane "CJ" Nance Velasco and Adam Domecq...
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Rex Wiginton

November 13, 1941 - August 22, 2016

Rexford Hooks Wiginton passed into the final frontier on the morning of August 22nd, at 10:12 a.m. He was born and raised in Longview, TX. He served 3 years in the army as an armor crewman in Troop E, 2nd Squadron, class SP4 E-4, from 1964 to 1967. Rex was honorably discharged and earned a National Defense Service medal. He then earned a Masters of Business Admin. degree at UT Austin in May 1972....
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Mary Susan Muelhaupt Overbey

October 4, 1933 - August 21, 2016

Mom always told us, "Celebrate quick before something happens!" We celebrated a lot in our lives because she always made things happen. On Sunday afternoon, August 21, 2016, Mom showed us a whole new way to celebrate. With her huge family all around singing, praying, telling stories, laughing, crying and being together, she stepped into the arms of her Savior and into Heaven. Quite a...
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Jim Laughlin

November 14, 1931 - August 20, 2016

James Emmet Laughlin, passed away surrounded by loved ones in Austin on August 20, 2016. Jim was born November 14, 1931, in Mexia, Texas to Alfred James and Fern Day Laughlin. He spent the majority of his childhood in Edinburg, TX where he played football, was class president and graduated as valedictorian from Edinburg High School. Jim and his wife Ann met as the result of a double date in...
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Thomas Wynn Anderson

February 1, 1923 - August 18, 2016

Thomas Wynn Anderson, age 93, passed on peacefully to join his beloved Norma and son Gavin on August 18, 2016. Tom was born February 1, 1923 in Nocona, TX, leather goods center of the Southwest. His family, parents Bascom Earl and Beulah, brothers and sister James, Esma Beth, David and Ken, moved to Austin where he attended University Junior High and Austin High School. His younger sister...
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