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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

Zelda K. Weintraub

January 6, 1932 - April 25, 2015

Zelda K. Weintraub, age 83, of Austin, Texas, passed away on April 25, 2015. She was born Zelda Kresshover in Brooklyn, New York, on January 6, 1932. Zelda met her soulmate and future husband, Russell Weintraub, when, at the age of 17, she attended the engagement party for her and his first cousins. Russell and Zelda were married on September 6, 1953, just a week after Russell was drafted into...
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Murray Patton

March 31, 1932 - April 24, 2015

Murray Patton, 83, of Austin passed away on April 24, 2015. He was born in Dallas, Texas on March 31, 1932 to David Patton and Pauline Spence Patton. Murray attended Austin High School and was a graduate of The University of Texas. While in High School he developed a love for photography. He had his own page of the school paper dedicated to the social functions within the school. He also sold...
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George L. Pederson (Pete)

December 26, 1922 - April 24, 2015

George Ardell LeRoy Pederson (Pete), age 92, passed away at his home in Austin, TX, surrounded by his family on April 24, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Patricia Speight Pederson, his older sister Geraldine Bowers, sisters-in-law Louise Pederson and Sandra Miles. Also mourning his loss are his children, Kristen Marstaller, George R., Gary (Faralyn), Eric (Jacque), Lance, and...
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Claude Wylie Dawkins

January 20, 1919 - April 22, 2015

DAWKINS, Claude Wylie Mr. Dawkins went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 22, 2015. Born on January 20, 1919 in Chester, South Carolina and raised in Great Falls, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Teed Lee Fry Dawkins and James Alexander Dawkins. Wylie's first job after high school was in a cotton mill in Augusta, Georgia procured through his favorite...
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Baylus Earls Bennett

April 2, 1940 - April 21, 2015

Baylus Earls Bennett soared high as a champion pole vaulter at UT-but that was just a hint of how high he would soar throughout his life. A UT graduate with a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, he worked for a time in the intelligence community, was a founder of his own company TICOM Inc., as well as a world traveler, soccer coach, trap shooting champion and especially a devoted husband,...
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Annie M. Alexander Watrous

February 9, 1919 - April 19, 2015

Annie M. Alexander Watrous February 9, 1919 ~ April 19, 2015 Earthbound ~ Heavenbound God spoke and earth responded so that Annie Alexander was born February 9, 1919 in Cedar Creek, Texas to Julia and Joe Alexander. There were eight children resulting from this union of which Annie was the third girl. A total of (21) twenty-one siblings made up this family because of her father's previous...
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Jean Evelyn Busby McMichael

November 22, 1925 - April 17, 2015

Evelyn was born in Dallas, Texas, as the only child of Norris and Martha Busby. Graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School in June 1943, her parents bought a house a few blocks north of SMU in hopes she would complete her college education there. Evelyn, however, had her own ideas of where she wanted to attend college. On a prior work trip with her dad, they had driven through Austin on the way...
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Efrain Perez-Ortega

September 20, 1922 - April 17, 2015

Efrain Perez-Ortega of Austin, Texas was born on September 20, 1922 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He passed away peacefully on April 17, 2015 at the age of 92. Efrain attended school in Mayaguez and Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Efrain was drafted into the United States Army and was stationed in Panama during World War II. When Efrain completed his tour of duty with the Army, he attended the...
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Frances McNeely Leonard

March 11, 1936 - April 16, 2015

Frances McNeely Leonard, 79, died peacefully at her home in Austin, Texas, Thursday evening April 16. Frances was an avid supporter of the arts and humanities, having retired in 2004 as director of the non-profit Texas Humanities Resource Center, now known as Humanities Texas; a position she thoroughly enjoyed and was passionate about. Frances was born March 11, 1936 in Levelland, Texas. ...
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Betty Jean Herboek

November 12, 1922 - April 15, 2015

Betty Jean Herboek, age 92, of Austin, Texas, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. She was born on November 12, 1922 to Joseph and Louise Zunker Van Buren in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating high school, Betty was employed with Russell Insurance Company, Bruner Water Softener, and Hydromax, all in Milwaukee. Betty enjoyed sewing, crafts, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her...
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Charles Monroe (Charlie) Heard

December 3, 1924 - April 14, 2015

Charles Monroe Heard ("Charlie") was born December 3, 1924, in Wetumka, Oklahoma. He died in Austin, Texas, on April 14, 2015, preceded in death by his wife, Althea Heard, his son, Mark, his parents Grace and Elmer Heard, and his brothers, Elmer and John. Charlie is survived by Mary Ann Grance and his children, Lynne H. Williams (husband John), Stephen Ortman Heard, and David Frank Heard (wife...
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William (Bill) Ross, Jr.

October 11, 1925 - April 12, 2015

William Ross Jr. passed away on April 12, 2015 in Austin, Texas after a brief illness. He was born on October 11, 1925, the only child of Bill and Janet Ross. While growing up, he acquired the nickname of "Sandy" and was always known by that to lifelong friends and family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Karyl Hansen Ross, whom he often described as a "Lovely Lady." Bill...
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Louisa Mahone Donoghue

July 17, 1944 - April 12, 2015

Louisa Mahone Donoghue passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, and Heaven received another angel. Louisa was born in San Angelo on July 17, 1944, to Dortha Wattinger Mahone and John Thomas Mahone. She grew up in Austin on Jarratt Avenue, was a member of the first graduating class of St. Andrew's Episcopal School and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School. She attended The University of Texas...
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Billy Philip "Bill" Arhos

November 3, 1934 - April 11, 2015

ARHOS, BILLY PHILIP "BILL" (November 3, 1934 ~ April 11, 2015) Bill Arhos was born in Teague, Freestone County, Texas, to Philip A. Arhos and Helen Bournias Arhos. In 1941 the family moved to Bryan, Texas, where Bill attended Bryan Public Schools and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1953. From 1953 to 1957, Bill attended Rice University (then Rice Institute) on a baseball and...
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Benjamin Bryan Covington, USN, Retired

April 3, 1953 - April 11, 2015

Commander Benjamin Bryan Covington, USN, Retired Benjamin Bryan Covington died from complications related to Alzheimer's disease on April 11, 2015 in Austin, TX. He was 62. Bryan was born in Albany, Georgia on April 3, 1953, to loving parents Benjamin Bouie Covington, Jr. and Marjorie Elizabeth Hannum Covington. He was the eldest of five children. Bryan spent his early years in Florida,...
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Mary Elizabeth Scott

May 18, 1927 - April 11, 2015

Our beloved mother, Mary Elizabeth Scott, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Mom was born on May 18, 1927 in North Carolina to Fred and Arbutus Bryson. She was 87 years old. Although Mom called the Smokey Mountains home, she became a Texan over 65 years ago. She met her much loved husband, Earl M. Scott, on Valentine's Day and they began their married life together...
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Erna Lydia Sawyer

October 10, 1928 - April 10, 2015

Erna Lydia Klotz Sawyer entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 10, 2015. She was born on October 10, 1928, in Travis County, near Coupland, Texas. Erna was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Richland community, near Pflugerville. The third and youngest child of Albert Klotz Sr. and Minnie Felder Klotz, she grew up on a farm and attended Manor High School...
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Courtenay Corwin Browning

April 3, 1932 - April 8, 2015

Courtenay Corwin Browning, 83, passed away peacefully at her home in Austin surrounded by her children Wednesday, April 8th, 2015. Born on April 3rd, 1932 in Austin, Texas to Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Orville Corwin, Junior, "Toni", as she was affectionately named by her sister, grew up in Austin and Corpus Christi, Texas. Courtenay had a deep, quiet faith and was an inspiration to all that loved and...
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Victoria Lee Haddon

October 31, 1945 - April 8, 2015

Victoria Lee Haddon, 69, died on April 8, 2015. Her mother, Doris Smith, father Jim King, and her "Sweet Little Angel Named Sophie" (Yorkie) preceded her in death. After graduating from Travis High School, she married Dwaine New who was killed in Vietnam. Vickie is survived by her husband Erwin Haddon that she loved so very much and was married to for 40 years. She leaves behind many close...
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Shelburne J. Veselka

July 3, 1943 - April 7, 2015

Shelly Veselka was a son, husband, father, soldier, attorney and faithful friend. He was also a professional traveler, spreading his generous spirit worldwide. In the course of his life, he criss-crossed the state of Texas hundreds of times, explored the United States from coast-to-coast, served a military stint in Vietnam and vacationed in far-flung corners of the globe. He was always on the...
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Joye Lucerne White

September 13, 1931 - April 6, 2015

Joye Lucerne White, age 83, beloved wife and mother, died April 6, 2015. She was born in Red Water, Texas on September 13, 1931 to Gertrude and Hollis Clark. Joye is survived by her husband of 63 years Walter E. White, Jr., her son and daughter-in-law Brian and Barbara White, her son and daughter-in-law Clark and Margaret White, five grandchildren Craig White, Ross White, Leah White, Lauren...
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Mary Lewis

September 9, 1925 - April 4, 2015

Mary Lewis began every morning with a cup of coffee and the Austin American Statesman obituaries. As a florist she was West Austin's confidante. She was the first to know who was born, whom we loved, whom we thanked, who was engaged, who was ill and whom we lost. As wife of R.A. Lewis, she referred to herself as "the man behind the man." She was his compass rose. On April 4th, 2015, R.A. plucked...
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Rebecca Urban

March 1, 1974 - April 4, 2015

Rebecca Urban passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Rebecca was an amazing person with a huge heart - whether it was supporting family, friends, or animals, she was always there with a smile on her face. Rebecca brought joy to the world and will be missed terribly by her friends and family. Rebecca's smile was contagious and you could even hear the smile through the phone. She...
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Max Cantu Segrets

March 15, 1943 - April 3, 2015

Max Cantu Segrets, of Austin, TX, died in his sleep surrounded by his family, on Good Friday, April 3rd, 2015. He was 72 years old. Max is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Segrets of Austin, TX, and his children, Vernoie Segrets and Marc Hobbs of Austin, TX, Christopher and Yolanda Segrets of Austin, TX, and Stephen and Molly Segrets of Leander, TX. He is also survived by his eleven...
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John Bullock Read

May 29, 1969 - April 2, 2015

John Bullock Read passed away Thursday morning April 2, 2015 at his mother's home. His mother was by his side as she had been during his long illness. John was 45 years old and a lifelong resident of Austin. John was born on May 29, 1969 at the original Seton Hospital in Austin to Sally Read Browning and Arlin Farmer. John worked for the General Land Office as a network specialist for 24 years...
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Nelda Roueche Taylor

January 10, 1941 - April 2, 2015

Born January 10, 1941 in Statesville, NC to Mabel Shaver Watts and Glenn Watts, Nelda Taylor passed away at the age of 74 years on April 2, 2015. Nelda is survived by her husband Dan Taylor of Austin; daughters Michelle Roueché and her husband David Thomas of Belton, and Courtney Taylor of Austin; sons Jay Roueche and his wife Elise of Dallas, and John Taylor and his wife Cyndi of Houston;...
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William "Bill" Bailey

June 30, 1928 - March 28, 2015

Bill Bailey took his last flight and sailed into heaven March 28, 2015. William Bryant "Bill" Bailey (Major, USAF Retired) died peacefully at home surrounded by love. Bill was born June 30, 1928 in Buffalo, New York to Roland G. and Esther Bailey. He spent most of his youth in Westfield, New Jersey. He was a curious and adventuresome child, characteristics he kept throughout his life. ...
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Sue Heatly

February 6, 1938 - March 28, 2015

Sue Heatly was born in Austin, TX, on February 6, 1938, the third child of Sidney and Catherine Newton Heatly. She died on Saturday, March 28, 2015, of pancreatic cancer at Hospice Austin Christopher House. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mary Gail Heatly Arnold. She is survived by her sister, Ann Heatly Meyers of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and her brother, Sidney Ashton Heatly, Jr....
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Lanny van Allen

March 25, 1936 - March 27, 2015

On March 27th, Lanny, (Lilyanne) van Allen, Austin, TX., passed into the arms of her Savior. A woman of grace and ability, she will be remembered as a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, outstanding educator, a true Christian, esteemed friend, and inspiration to all who knew her. She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Dirk, her loving son Jon and his wife Cheryl, and their...
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Kathleen Neves Bobbitt

September 10, 1917 - March 27, 2015

Kathleen Neves Bobbitt, age 97, a resident of Austin since 1952, passed away on March 27, 2015. Kathleen was born on September 10, 1917 in Ratcliff, Texas. Her family moved to Conroe, Texas and she graduated from Conroe High School. On April 25, 1942, Kathleen married Colon Bobbitt and they were married for 65 years until Colon's death in 2007. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha...
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Don L. Rives

September 8, 1934 - March 27, 2015

Don L. Rives died peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home in Austin following a year-long bout with cancer. He was 80. Don was born in Marshall, Texas on September 8, 1934, the son of Luther Aaron Rives and Lois Maurine Anderson Rives. His elementary school music teacher noticed his beautiful soprano voice in class, and with his parents' blessing, accompanied Don to Dallas for an...
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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, grandfather, 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...
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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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William (Bill) Jameson

October 15, 1918 - March 21, 2015

William Ralph "Bill" Jameson, Sr., 96, of New Ulm, passed from us on March 21, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Culver Jameson. The couple would have celebrated their diamond anniversary on May 6 of this year. Bill was the father of William Ralph Jameson, Jr., and Peter Daniel Jameson II, and the grandfather of William Ralph Jameson III, Morgan Ann Jameson, and Peter Daniel...
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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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