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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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Bill J. Dukes

October 13, 1928 - December 3, 2016

Bill J. Dukes loved and was loved. He was born in Muhlenburg County, Kentucky on October 13, 1928, the only child of Edgar and Leona Dukes. He died on December 3, 2016 in Austin, Texas. After high school, he served in the Navy during WWII on a destroyer escort in the South Pacific. He returned to the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the ATO fraternity, science honorary...
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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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O. Tripp Garza

April 5, 1930 - December 1, 2016

O. Tripp Garza age 86 of Austin passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born on Saturday, April 5, 1930 t6o Jesse and Luz Garza in Austin, Texas. Obituary pending........ Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Avenue. Funeral Service 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Weed-Corley...
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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 Caldwell

January 25, 1927 - November 30, 2016

John W. "Jack" Caldwell passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on November 30, 2016 at the age of 89. Although he could no longer outrun the effects of the spreading leukemia, in the end he ultimately won the race, earning the prize of joining his best friend and loving wife, Mildred (Millie) Caldwell in heaven. Jack was born to Dora and James Caldwell on January 25, 1927 in...
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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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John Albert "John A." Goldstein

January 5, 1944 - November 30, 2016

John Albert "John A." Goldstein, 72 of Austin, retired salesman for Bruce Pies, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his residence in Austin of natural causes. John A. was born January 5, 1944 in Austin to Carl Alvin "Poodle" and Alma Jane Goldstein. He attended Austin Public Schools. He was a pool shark, loved fishing, life, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his...
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Santiago "Jimmy" Gatica

July 25, 1933 - November 30, 2016

Santiago "Jimmy" Gatica, age 83, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2016 while in hospice care at West Oak Nursing Home. He was born July 25, 1933. Rosary will be recited for Mr. Gaticia at 7:00 pm on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. Friends and family can pay their respects at the funeral home from 8:00am – 1:30 pm on Monday,...
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Ralph S. Hanson

July 11, 1960 - November 29, 2016

Ralph S. Hanson, 56 of Austin, Texas passed away on November 29, 2016. He was born July 11, 1960 in Des Moines, Iowa, graduated from The University of Nebraska with an Architect Degree and earned a 30 Year Anniversary Award with the Texas Department of Transportation. Ralph devoted his life as an exemplary son, brother, and friend, leading with service to others first and foremost. He is...
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Joseph Rafael Jaramillo

July 7, 1982 - November 29, 2016

Our son, Joseph, passed away unexpectedly on November 27, 2016. He was born on July 7, 1982 in Webster, TX. Joey, as we called him, was known for being very thrifty. In his early years, when he was old enough to talk, he would ask his grandfathers, uncles and aunts for a dollar because he knew they would give him one. As he grew older he loved to go fishing and hunting with his brother, James,...
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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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Thomas David Porter

August 29, 1947 - November 28, 2016

Thomas David Porter, born on November 29, 1947, in Austin, Texas, died on November 28, 2016, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Dave was a lifelong resident of Austin and a Texan to the core. He graduated from the University of Texas with both masters and bachelors degrees in the honors program (Plan II) and was a proud member of the Longhorn Band. He continued to play trumpet until this last...
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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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Vergil "Vergie" Gayle Scott

February 18, 1927 - November 28, 2016

Mrs. Vergil G. "Vergie" Scott passed away peacefully on the 28th of November at her home in Lakeway, Texas with family by her side. She was born in the town of Lockport, New York on the 18th of February 1927, to Delbert and Beatrice Singer, a fifth generation farming family in Niagara County, New York. After graduating from Wilson High School, Miss Singer went on to pursue an education in...
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Robert Allan Gammill, Jr.

October 9, 1928 - November 27, 2016

RAG Tale It all began on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 PM , October 9, 1928. We lived on 4th Street across from the Baptist Church. This day they were having the fall revival. Baby Gammill was born at home, later he was given the name Robert Allan Junior. Not much is remembered of the first five years, but in the year I was six I went to school at the Central Elementary School. They almost did...
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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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Evelyn Margaret Carfer

August 6, 1926 - November 25, 2016

Evelyn Margaret Carfer born on August 6, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY went to our heavenly Father on Friday, November 25th at the age of 90. She is preceded in death by her father, Thomas E. Doyne; mother, Margaret Christie; and step-mother, Madelyn Doyne. Evelyn is survived by her husband, Richard F. Carfer, of Spicewood, Texas; her brother, Peter Doyne, of Florida; son, William F. Carfer, also...
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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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Verdie Alma Gillespie

August 19, 1923 - November 25, 2016

Verdie Alma Gillespie, 93, of Austin, Texas died Friday, November 25, 2016. She was born to Joe and Mary Roberts in Austin, Texas on August 19, 1923. Her parents; seven siblings; husband, Wilbert Gillespie; son, Darrell Anthony Simmons; and daughter, Beverly Elaine Simmons preceded her in death. Verdie is survived by five grandchildren, Scott Hartzog, Yvette Young, Yvonne White, Rhonda Orr,...
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Cameron Martin Corrie

May 21, 2012 - November 23, 2016

Cameron Martin Corrie, age 4, of Austin, TX, was granted his angel wings on Nov. 23, 2016, with his family by his side. Cameron was born in Austin, TX on May 21, 2012 to Sadie and David Corrie. He taught us to believe that each day is a blessing and an opportunity to create lasting memories. He loved Scooby-Doo and the color green. He loved all toys but mostly cars, Legos and spooky skeletons...
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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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John Kurt Frederick

January 6, 1960 - November 21, 2016

John Kurt Frederick, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, was taken suddenly to heaven on November 21, 2016, at the age of 56, after suffering a pulmonary embolism at his home in Austin, Texas. Kurt was born on January 6, 1960 in Port Acres, Texas, to his parents Evie Jo and Bob Frederick. Kurt grew up in Beaumont, Texas, alongside his sister Jana and brother Chris. He was an outstanding...
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James Royce Vanderford

January 29, 1930 - November 21, 2016

Born in Davy Crockett country in 1930, Jim left the hills of Tennessee at 17 years of age to join the Army. Soon after he joined, the US Air Force was formed. He became a radio operator on a B36 bomber and served throughout the Korean War. After 6 years of service, Jim decided he'd had enough of war and began his college career at Arlington Junior College as an Engineering major. He then moved...
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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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Janice Carol Hillmon

January 3, 1952 - November 20, 2016

Janice Carol Hillmon age 64 of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away November 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father, John Coutee, Sr.; brother, Rozzney Coutee. Janice is survived by her husband, Ted Hillmon; sons, Todd Hillmon and wife Tarsha, Kevin HIllmon and wife Roiann; daughter, Aisha Hillmon; grandchildren, Quincy, Malcom, Mason, Nathan; her mother, Helen Coutee; brothers, John...
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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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Joanne Esther Jarrell

May 4, 1957 - November 18, 2016

Joanne Jarrell, 59, of Lakeway, Texas, died on Friday, November 18, 2016. She was born on May 4, 1957 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to George Washington Allen, Jr. and Lydia Esther Torres. A Funeral Mass will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Emmaus Catholic Church, 1718 Lohmans Crossing Road, Lakeway, Texas.
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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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Joyce Ann Horn

May 31, 1940 - November 13, 2016

Joyce Ann Horn was born on May 31, 1940 in the small city of Bertrand, Missouri. She spent most of her life living in the state of Missouri. She has two sisters, Lois and Patricia and is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Pauline Thomas. Joyce dedicated her life to raising her son, Dan, until his teenage years. Thereafter, Joyce worked in the retail industry from which she retired to...
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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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Jane B. Rupert

December 1, 1952 - November 12, 2016

On a November 12, 2016, in the peaceful setting of her home in Manchaca, Texas, Jane's soul departed her body and began the journey to heaven. Having fought a two year battle with brain cancer, Jane remained strong in her faith and dedicated to her family. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 1, 1952. In 1964, her family relocated to Dallas, Texas. She married Darrell Rupert in 1972...
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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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Esther Sanchez Estrada

August 4, 1945 - November 10, 2016

Esther Sanchez Estrada earned her wings to heaven in Austin on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from complications of lung cancer. She was born on Saturday, August 4, 1945 to Cosme and Manuela Sanchez in Austin, Texas. Esther's favorite color was red and anything that sparkles; she loved the Texas Longhorns, enjoyed family and friend gatherings and attending special occasions. Esther enjoyed her...
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Joe Ed Johnson

January 13, 1930 - November 10, 2016

Joe Ed Johnson age 86 of Bastrop passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Joe Ed was born on Monday, January 13, 1930. Joe Ed was a beloved father, grandpa and great grandpa. He served in the United States Army and is a veteran of the Korean War. Joe Ed earned the rank of Master Sergeant during his career in the service. Joe Ed is survived by his daughters; Lindy Denton and husband...
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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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Joel "JoJo Bear" Demetrio Sanchez II

December 24, 1978 - November 9, 2016

On the afternoon of November 9, 2016, Joel "JoJo Bear" Demetrio Sanchez, II passed away in Cedar Park, Texas surrounded by family and loved ones. Joel was 37 years old. Joel was born in San Angelo, Texas on December 24, 1978 and was the oldest of four sons. Joel grew up in Texas and graduated from Anderson High School in 1998. He worked in the Air Conditioning industry for over 20 years...
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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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Patricia Van Buren Almond

March 12, 1954 - November 4, 2016

Patricia Van Buren passed away peacefully on the morning of November 4th after a prolonged battle with cancer. Born to Joan W. and William B. Van Buren III, Patty was raised in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with a sister and two brothers. She had a happy childhood and especially cherished her summers on Long Beach Island, NJ. Patty graduated from Watchung Hills Regional High School in 1972,...
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John Milton Vance

October 5, 1937 - November 4, 2016

John Milton Vance went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2016 at the age of 79. Born in Houston, Texas on October 5, 1937 to the late Helen Heisig Vance and Andrew Milton Vance. John married Louise Jane Briers Vance and they were happily married for over 33 years. John was a very loving husband, father, and friend. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing tennis, and dancing. John was an avid...
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Alasdhair Robert Duncan Campbell

March 22, 1953 - November 3, 2016

Alasdhair Robert Duncan Campbell Born March 22nd 1953 in Totnes, UK Alasdhair passed away after a brief illness on November 3rd at 20:48. He is survived by his wife Becky Campbell, his daughter Fiona Thomas and her husband Temple, his son Alex Campbell, his sister Shelagh, his half-sisters, his stepson Aaron Allcorn and wife Jennifer, granddaughter Betty and numerous nieces and nephews. He...
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June Covington Hundley

October 3, 1930 - November 3, 2016

June Covington Hundley of Lakeway, Texas, peacefully passed away on November 3, 2016 after a courageous battle that started with cancer. June was 86 years old. She was one of 12 children raised by her mother and father, Parthenia and William Irvin Covington, in Ashland, Virginia. She was born on Oct 3, 1930 in Caroline County, Virginia. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, James C...
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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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Jeffie Carolyn Lemons

February 10, 1932 - November 2, 2016

Jeffie Carolyn Lemons (nee King), 84, of Lakeway, TX, died November 2, 2016 at Brookdale Lakeway. She leaves behind her children, son Michael Frank Lemons of Chatham, NJ, son Robert Neal Lemons of Keller, TX, daughter Judy Lynn Meyers of Spicewood, TX, son James Lee Lemons of New Braunfels, TX, and seven grandchildren, John, Rollie, David, Kelli, Daniel, Matt, and Tony. She is also survived by...
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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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Robert (Bob) Allen Jarvis

November 29, 1941 - November 1, 2016

Robert (Bob) Jarvis, born November 29, 1941, passed on to God's judgement November 1, 2016. It was his second bout with cancer since 2001, but this one could not be won. His working life began at an early age, ranching and farming to age 18 at the Jarvis Ranch in Driftwood, Tex. He graduated from St. Edwards High School in 1960, entered the University of Texas that fall, and, realizing he...
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Peggy Gail Angell

March 15, 1938 - October 31, 2016

Mrs. Peggy Gail Angell, daughter of the late Elijah Howell and Madge Patterson was born March 15, 1938 in Iraan, Texas. She attended public schools in Travis County and was a graduate of Travis High School. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she was a dedicated member. She served faithfully in many positions to...
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Fred Thoms

June 22, 1940 - October 30, 2016

Fred Thoms, 76, died peacefully in his home in Steiner Ranch the morning of October 30, 2016. He was born and raised in Egg Harbor City, NJ and was a graduate of Muhlenberg College. He served as an officer in the US Navy in Charleston, SC and at the Naval Security Station in Washington, DC. Until his retirement Fred was the Broker/Owner of Potomac Properties in suburban Washington. In 2008, he...
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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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Evangeline Jordan

September 3, 1939 - October 28, 2016

Evangeline Jordan age 77 of Austin passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016. She was born on Sunday, September 3, 1939 to Antonio and Loreto Garcia in San Antonio, Texas. Evangeline was a loving wife of 56 years to Kenneth Jordan. During her husband's Air Force career, Evangeline was a family services volunteer on several bases, accrued more than 10,000 hours assisting new arrivals. She will...
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Gwendolyn Kay Scott

September 24, 1945 - October 27, 2016

Gwendolyn Kay Scott, age 71, of The Hills, Texas, retired administrative manager in the petroleum industry for 37 years, worked in an interior design firm and in financial management businesses, went to be with her Lord on October 27. She had been in the hospital, Oncology section, where she passed away of stage 4 lung cancer, holding her loving husband John's hand. Gwen was born September 24...
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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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Nelda Norma (Mayer) Muesse

September 3, 1921 - October 24, 2016

Nelda Muesse, age 95 passed away October 24, 2016. Nelda was born in Winedale, Texas on September 3, 1921 to Rudolph (R.H.) and Selma (Seibert) Mayer. She married Walter Lloyd Muesse in Burton, Texas. They were married 50 years and were blessed with twin girls in 1941. She and Walter purchased a "weekend" cabin on Lake Travis in 1947. They loved going there to relax, fish, water ski, swim and...
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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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Jo Anna Carr Baker

April 16, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Our beloved Jo Anna Carr Baker, age 87, was called by our Heavenly Father on Saturday, October 22, 2016 after a lengthy struggle following a massive stroke in 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, George B and Ruth R Wilcox. Jo Anna is survived by her loving husband Samuel H Baker: her children, Barton Carr, Larry Carr, Debra Carr and Ruth Carr-Wegman, numerous grand children and...
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Denzel Cordell Staker

May 29, 1949 - October 22, 2016

D. Cordell Staker, a creative and endearing man, husband, father, and grandfather—full of life, artistic talent and the magic to influence and lift others—passed away sweetly in his sleep on Saturday, October 22, 2016. He was 67. Cordell, affectionately known as 'Pinky' spent his time carving Santas, Hobbit-villages and fish, out of bass wood and articulately painting each with exact...
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Rosaleo Charlie Arevalo

August 30, 1921 - October 22, 2016

Rosaleo was born on August 30, 1921 the only son of the late Santos Arevalo and Crecensia Sanchez (Alba) in the area that was called El Rincon in Austin Texas, was called to heaven on October 22, 2016 at the age of 95. He is preceded in death by his wife, Benita (Betty) Rodriguez Arevalo; brother, Tony Alba; sister, Mary Alba Moya; daughter, Rosa Aldaco; and several grandchildren. Rosaleo...
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Noralicia Pena Herrera

November 25, 1945 - October 22, 2016

Noralicia Herrera, long time Lake Travis resident, passed away in October 2016 at age 70. Nora is preceded in death by her husband, Pedro, and parents, Lidia and Jose. She is survived by her sons - Jose, Rosalio, Ricardo, Pedro, and Rodrigo. A service will be held October 28, 2 pm at Weed-Corley-Fish in Lake Travis.
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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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Clara Maudell (Sandel) Drake

August 4, 1915 - October 21, 2016

Clara Maudell (Sandel) Drake entered peacefully into eternal rest in the Lord on Friday, October 21 with her devoted family by her side. She was born August 4, 1915 in Palestine TX to R. J. (Joe) Brule' and Maude Morris. Her childhood and school years were spent in Navasota TX where her father was City Manager. The day after she graduated from High School she married James (Jimmy) Sandel. ...
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Reese Brighton Pilcher

March 15, 2016 - October 21, 2016

Reese Brighton Pilcher, age 7 months, died unexpectedly on Friday, October 21, 2016, at her home in Midland, Texas. Reese was born on March 15, 2016, in Midland, TX, to parents Tara and Kendyll Pilcher. Reese is survived by her parents, Tara and Kendyll; her sister, Brinley Pilcher; her paternal grandmother, Michelle "Nini" Pilcher; her paternal grandfather, John "Papa" Pilcher; her...
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Adam James Porter

February 28, 2001 - October 20, 2016

Our wonderful son Adam Porter left this world October 20th and is now in the arms of our Savior Jesus Christ. Adam was born at Seton Hospital in Austin TX February 28th 2001 and was a source of great joy for his parents Anne and Stephen Porter. He was welcomed into this world by his sister Ashley who became one of his closest companions. A brother and sister were never so beloved to each other...
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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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Mary T. Guerrant

May 7, 1925 - October 18, 2016

Dr. Mary T. Guerrant, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Austin, TX. Mary was born May 7, 1925 in Taft, TX to William and Mary Burnett Thorington. Mary received her BA degree from Austin College in 1946, her Master of Music degree at Texas Tech University in 1971, and her Ph.D degree in fine arts in 1976. Mary studied piano with Rosalyn Tureck in London, England, Bomar Cramer of...
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Adell Dorsett Bernhardt

September 22, 1924 - October 18, 2016

Adell Dorsett Bernhardt, Loving Mother and Grandmother, 92, of Austin, Texas passed away October 18, 2016. She is survived by Linda and Don Latta, Wanda Bernhardt, Patsy Bernhardt, Darlene and Sammy Ellison, Tonia Moore, Laurie and Eli Jurado and Sammy, Ray and Drake Jurado, and many other beloved family members and friends. She was preceded in death by Jennifer Nicole Ellison and her husband...
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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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Miriam Back Simmons

April 8, 1912 - October 17, 2016

Miriam Back Simmons was born April 08, 1912 in Pensacola , Florida and passed away October 17, 2016 after living a long and an incredibly amazing life. The world lost a gifted woman, who was well ahead of her time. She was a writer, a business woman, a poet, and a model of compassion and support. In high school, she worked on the Pensacola News Journal and interviewed presidential candidate...
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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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William Adolph Wadsack

September 12, 1918 - October 17, 2016

William Adolph Wadsack, 98, died on October 17, 2016 in Lakeway, Texas. He was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1940 and received a Commission in the US Army as well as a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity; and Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi, scientific honorary societies. He served five years on...
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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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Ae Yong Bergquist

July 29, 1954 - October 15, 2016

On October 15, 2016, Ae Yong Bergquist, passed away in Indianapolis, IN, after a tragic car accident, followed by three weeks in the ICU. She and her husband were traveling to Texas, in order to visit her daughters. Ae Yong was born July 29,1954 in Incheon, South Korea in a refugee camp after her parents escaped North Korea during the Korean War. Her parents started a successful business in...
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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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Betty Jean Dougherty

December 27, 1933 - October 14, 2016

Betty Jean Dougherty, age 82 of Del Valle, Texas passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016. She was born on Wednesday, December 27, 1933 to Henry and Mildred Rhymes in Austin, Texas. Betty worked in the Healthcare Industry as a Nurse. Betty is survived by five children; seventeen grandchildren; forty eight great-grandchildren; one brother; one aunt; numerous nieces, nephew and cousins. ...
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Lena Daidone

July 29, 1915 - October 13, 2016

Lena Daidone of Lakeway, TX died on October 13, 2016 at the age of 101. Lena was born of Italian immigrants living in Newark, NJ and lived a long and happy life. Her father Pasquale Attanasio was a shoe-maker with his own shop. Lena's mother Antoinette (Cerqua) was at home with the family consisting of Joe, Nick and Gerard. They all lived in the back of the Shoe Shop in a small room for a few...
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Antonio Ayala

November 5, 1965 - October 12, 2016

Antonio Ayala, age 50 of Austin passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He was born on Friday, November 5, 1965 to Daniel and Maria Ayala in Brownsville, Texas. Antonio is survived by his wife, Luisa Ayala; siblings, Daniel Ayala III and wife Colleen, Cele Ayala and wife Melba, Jose Ayala and wife Nancy, Ida Moore, Georgina Lartigue, Rose Quintero, Cindy Martinez and husband Greg; step...
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Victoria V. Campos

October 18, 1925 - October 12, 2016

Victoria V. Campos age 90 of Austin passed away peacefully in Beaufort, South Carolina on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born on October 18, 1925 in Berclair, Texas, Goliad County. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Jose A. Campos, and her cherished daughter, Rosie Belinda Garcia. Victoria is survived by her daughters, Vera (Richard) Gwin, Martha ...
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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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Frances Mary Besselle

April 23, 1928 - October 10, 2016

Frances Mary Besselle, age 88 of Austin passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1928 to William and Frances Keller in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a Lady of Charity, Frances volunteered over 30 years at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store on Congress Avenue. Her compassion to help others in need will be remembered by those whose paths she crossed. In her travels as a...
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Jo Ann Margaret Cornet

October 30, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Dr. Jo Ann Margaret Cornet, a long-time resident of Lakeway, Texas, passed away on October 9 at age 87. Hers was a fulfilling life that took her to every continent and created a network of personal and professional friends, young and old, in health care, sports, business, and charitable endeavors. A friend to people, cats, golfers, Ronald McDonald House, and all things Texas—especially UT...
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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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