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Enrique M. Torres

July 18, 1930 - October 27, 2013

Enrique M. Torres born on July 18, 1930 in Seguin, Texas entered into rest on October 27, 2013 at the age of 83 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugenio and Seferina Morales Torres. He is survived by his wife, Eloisa A. Torres; daughter, Delia T. Gonzalez; sons, Gilbert Torres, Henry Torres, Mario Torres; sister, Florinda Espinoza and husband David Espinoza; 12 grandchildren;...
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Alicia T. Sechrist

August 14, 1920 - October 20, 2013

SECHRIST Alicia T. Sechrist born on August 14, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas entered into rest on October 20, 2013 at the age of 93 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Sechrist, mother, Dora Hodges, son, Emilio Guerra Jr., and brother, Alfonso Trevino Jr. She is survived by her daughters, Dora Salazar and Sandra Pruneda (Kelly); sons, Leroy Guerra (Tina) and David Guerra (Nora)...
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Arturo Vasquez

June 8, 1928 - October 14, 2013

Arturo Vasquez born on June 8, 1928 in Marion, Texas entered into rest on October 14, 2013 at the age of 85 years. He dedicated his life to his community, always trying to make baseball and football better for all the kids in the neighborhood. He served as President, financial officer and coach for the Highland Park Little League and St. Gerard's Athletic Program. He is survived by his loving...
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Claude John Marbach

February 12, 1924 - September 23, 2013

MARBACH Claude John Marbach also known as "C.J" and lovingly called "HaHa" by his grandkids and great grandkids was born on February 12, 1924 in Cibolo, Texas entered into rest on September 23, 2013 at the age of 89 years. He was a WWII Vet in the US Navy and served with his four brothers. He was on the USS Shaw in the South Pacific from April 1942 to September 1945. He was the owner of...
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Elisa Cisneros Castillo

June 14, 1927 - September 21, 2013

CASTILLO Elisa Cisneros Castillo fondly known as Chelo entered God's kingdom on September 21, 2013 at age 86, after a critical fall. Elisa was happily married to Enrique E. Castillo for 62 years. They were inseparable. Elisa loved life! She loved to sing and used her talent by being a founding member of the Mariachi De Colores Choir in the 1970's, the first Catholic mariachi choir in the United...
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Faustino Torres

February 15, 1931 - September 11, 2013

TORRES Faustino Torres born on February 15, 1931 in Herdez-Zacatecas, Mexico entered into rest on September 11, 2013 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by his wife, sons, Juan Torres (Dalia), Mario Torres (Alicia), Joel Torres (Sylvia), Hector Torres (Adriana), Martin Torres Maria Luz), Isidro Torres (Rosario), and Faustino Torres (Aurora); sister, Ofelia Torres, brother, Jose Torres, 30...
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Nellie Frances Clark

June 26, 1924 - August 13, 2013

Nellie Frances Clark, age 89 passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013. She was born in Gonzalez, TX on June 26, 1924 to the late Ed and Mamie Crow. She met and married her late husband Kenneth L. Clark in Italy while serving on active duty in the USAF. She is survived by step-son Kenneth Clark (Louretta), sisters Joan Ritz (John), Mary Agnes Pilat (Edward), Hilda Rene Cowen (Leon); brothers Richard...
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Felix Marin Guerra

December 1, 1924 - August 7, 2013

Guerra, Felix Marin (SFC E-7 Ret Army) On August 7, 2013, peacefully said farewell to this earth at the age of 88 to join his beloved wife Carmen. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on December 1, 1924 the youngest of 8 children. Felix was one of three brothers who were in the service at the same time. He was a three war decorated combat medic. His career in the Army spanned 26 years. He served...
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Alice H. Rodriguez

March 15, 1936 - July 28, 2013

RODRIGUEZ Alice H. Rodriguez born on March 15, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas entered into rest on July 28, 2013 at the age of 77 years. She was a member of the Fox Tech High School class of 1955. She is survived by her husband, Johnnie O. Rodriguez; daughter, Patricia Ruiz; sons, Phillip Rodriguez and wife Alma, Thomas Rodriguez and wife Cindy; sister, Sophie Mosby; 7 grandchildren, Tess Rodriguez...
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Winsie Simpson Brooks Stager

March 23, 1930 - May 15, 2013

Winsie Simpson Brooks Stager Winsie Stager passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the age of 83. Winsie was born on March 23, 1930 in Houston, Texas, and later moved to San Antonio where she met her first husband. They married on June 28, 1952. Winsie survived two husbands, Beverly Joseph Brooks and John Stager, one brother, Harvey Simpson and two sisters, Kathryn Montano and Diane Simpson...
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Paul Gilbert Kester

May 11, 1936 - May 11, 2013

KESTER Paul Gilbert Kester born on May 11, 1936 in Grafton, West Virginia entered into rest on May 11, 2013 at the age of 77 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Kester, his first wife, Joyce Goins, and his daughter, Paula Brice. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Hyatt and husband Frank Hyatt, step daughters, Vicky Ellis and Kathy Benson, sons, Roy Kester, Michael Kester,...
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Pamela Kay Houser

April 28, 1964 - May 5, 2013

HOUSER Pamela Kay Houser born on April 28, 1964 in Corpus Christi, Texas entered into rest on May 5, 2013 at the age of 49 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Carabajal, and father, William Houser. She is survived by her mother, Betty Houser, children, Christopher Eiland and wife Jackie, Ashley Tabor and her boyfriend Vincent Rodriguez, Brianna Willingham, Brandon Willingham...
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Maria Del Socorro Zepeda

December 4, 1920 - April 10, 2013

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Domingo Delgado

May 25, 1924 - March 23, 2013

Domingo Delgado born on May 25, 1924 in Seguin, Texas passed from the loving arms of his wife, Betty Ann, to the loving arms of the Lord on March 23, 2013. Domingo was a proud veteran having fought in the European Theater during WWII, and of the Korean War. He was also very proud to be a 4th Degree Knight in the Fraternal Order of the Knights of Columbus, Assembly 1102. Domingo was pre-deceased...
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Minerva Woods Prevuznak

January 7, 1917 - March 6, 2013

PREVUZNAK Minerva Woods Prevuznak, born on January 7, 1917 in Del Rio, Texas entered into rest on March 6, 2013 at the age of 96 years. She was the owner and operator of Henry's Flower Shop and it was also known as Army Florist because of her business with Fort Sam Houston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Prevuznak. She is survived by her son, Henri Woods and his wife Irma,...
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Joe G. Urrutia

November 30, 1931 - March 3, 2013

URRUTIA Joe G. Urrutia age 81 yrs., a veteran of the Korean War, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on March 3, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn D. Urrutia. He is survived by his daughters: Daisy, Elvira Urrutia, and Diane Urrutia Sanchez and her husband Joe; sons: Joe D. Urrutia and his wife Irene and Edward Marshall Urrutia and his wife Glenda, 8 grandchildren: Erica, Joe V.,...
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Concepcion Valdez

March 4, 1917 - March 1, 2013

Concepcion E. Valdez, Jr. March 4, 1917- March 1, 2013 was called home three days shy of his 96th birthday, surrounded by loving members of his combined family. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hortencia Garcia Valdez; parents Concepcion Valdez and Jesusa Escobedo Valdez; brothers Jesus, Santiago, and Rudolph Valdez; sisters Rosa Flores and Antonia Flores. He is survived by his wife...
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Johnny Lee Williamson

March 19, 1960 - February 10, 2013

Johnny Lee Williamson born on March 19, 1060 entered into rest on February 10, 2013 at the age fo 52 years. He is survived byhis wife Cheryl Lynn Williamson, parents, Harold and Marion Williamson, chldren, Brandon Shadrock, Dawson Williamson, Christina Williamson, Amber Willaimson; 4 grandchildren, Jace Shadrock, Mason Shadrock, Calli Kench, and Jamisom Williamson; sister, Sue Howard. Garveside...
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Cicero R. Velasquez, Sr.

September 25, 1920 - January 27, 2013

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Cicero R. Velasquez Sr, born September 25, 1920 entered rest January 27, 2013 at the age of 92 years. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Olga Marie Velasquez, Sons Cicero R. Velasquez JR and Anthony Stephen Velasquez. He is survived by his children Ernest Velasquez , Wife Nancy, Laura Ramos, Cecilia Medrano, Raymond and wife Gracie, Mary Noriega...
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Mary Ann Haston

September 3, 1925 - August 15, 2012

HASTON Mary Ann Haston born on September 3, 1925 in Seymour, Texas entered into rest on August 15, 2012 at the age of 86 years. She had over a 30 year membership with the Boysville Auxiliary. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Haston and is survived by her children, Lynda Britain, Michael Haston, Sheri Baetz, and Becky Weedo; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and several...
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Eleazar Flores Maldonado

March 29, 1927 - August 9, 2012

Our Father Eleazar Maldonado was called to heaven on August 9, 2012 at the age of 85. He is preceded in death and being reunited with his mom & dad, Baltazar and Emilia Maldonado, brother Joe Amado, sisters Aurora, Martha, Amparo He is survived by his wife Carolina R. Maldonado of 45 years; (2) sons and spouse Eddie Maldonado (Gabby), Albert Maldonado and (3) daughters and spouses Letty Ramos ...
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Margaret Salcido Pena

June 10, 1920 - August 7, 2012

PEÑA Margaret Salcido Peña, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother entered Eternal Life at the age of 92 on August 7, 2012. She was born in Pinos Altos, New Mexico on June 10, 1920 and was preceded in death by her parents Jose & Jesusita Salcido, husband of 68 years Joe, infant son Ramon, two sisters and one brother. She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Hix (Terry),...
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Cynthia Roman DeLaRosa

January 13, 1956 - July 5, 2012

DeLaRosa Cynthia R. DeLaRosa, born January 13, 1956 in San Antonio, Texas, passed away on July 5, 2012 at the age of 56. She is survived by her sons: Edward Roman and Phillip Gonzalez; parents: Cesar and Janie Roman; sisters: Olga R. Hoffman and Linda R. Blanton; and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 - 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 10 at Alamo Funeral Home. Graveside services will...
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Rodolfo De Leon Davila, Sr.

June 20, 2012 - June 20, 2012

Rodolfo "Krazy" De Leon Davila, a wonderful, loving, and caring husband, father, grandfather, was born on March 5, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas entered into rest on June 19, 2012 at the age of 57 years. He was a master mason and one of his accomplishments was doing the brick work at the Mid City Parking Garage in downtown San Antonio. He was the founder and operator of Krazys Bar in which his...
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Robert E. Rosales

December 18, 1920 - April 30, 2012

Robert E. Rosales was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 18, 1920 and was called to heaven on April 30, 2012. Preceding him in death by six weeks was his beloved wife, Delfina "Sweetie" Alderete Rosales. His parents Enrique Rosales and Margaret Escobedo Rosales also preceded him in death. He is survived by children: Kathleen Botello (Ron); Robert Jr. (Cynthia); Richard E. (Christine); John ...
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Jose D. ORTA

July 11, 1908 - May 18, 2011

Jose D. Orta passed into our Lord's hands on May 18, 2011 at the age of 102 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Luz P. Orta, sister, Maria Garcia, brothers, Pedro Orta, Jesse Orta, and Baldomero Orta. He is survived by his daughter, Edith Mendoza (Ike), son, Frank Orta (Letty), sister, Ramona Castro, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, numerous loving nieces and nephews. ...
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Delia Marie Sparks

October 5, 1912 - November 28, 2010

After a long and love-filled life of 98 years, Delia M. Sparks, beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt, went peacefully to the Lord on Sunday, November 28, 2010. Delia was born in San Antonio, Texas, on October 5, 1912, to Frank and Eulogia Arbuckle. Delia grew up in a military family with six siblings who loved and respected the life that the military afforded. Delia married George W. Sparks and...
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Bernard William Siegel

October 9, 1936 - July 6, 2010

SIEGEL Bernard William Siegel, born October 9, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, passed away on July 6, 2010 at the age of 73. Mr. Siegel, served his country honorably in the U. S. Army for over 23 years. He attended Incarnate Word University and enjoyed Fishing, Classical Music, Camping and Gardening. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Christine Siegel in 2006. He leaves behind his...
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Aida Ramos Arreaga

April 12, 1919 - May 4, 2010

ARREAGA Aida Ramos Arreaga, our loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great-Great Grandmother was called home on May 4, 2010. She was joyfully received by her husband of 66 years, Tony. Aida was born on April 12, 1919, in Eagle Pass, Texas. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Anthony Arreaga; her parents, Luis and Angela Ramos, and her brothers and sisters, Roy Ramos,...
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Minnie Jimenez

January 1, 1926 - March 24, 2010

Herminia "Minnie" Jimenez was born on January 1, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas and entered into rest on March 24, 2010 at the age of 84 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Anita Ybanez Roman; brother, Henry Roman, sister, Rebecca Adame; and daughter-in-law, Janet Goldberg Jimenez. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Francisco Jimenez Jr.; sons, John Anthony Jimenez and wife Kim...
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Josephine H. Garcia

April 29, 1935 - September 13, 2009

Josephine H. Garcia, 74, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on September 13, 2009. She worked for many years as a case worker for the city of San Antonio. Josephine was born on April 29, 1935 in Martinez, Texas and was one of ten children. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Rose Mary Garcia, one grandson, Jay D. Machado and her former spouse Fernando F. Garcia Sr. She is survived by her...
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Sifredo Antu

May 29, 1937 - July 8, 2009

ANTUFollowing an extended illness, Sifredo "Alfred" Antu entered into eternal rest on July 8, 2009 at the age of 72 years. An only child, he was preceded in death by his parents Camilo Antu and Micaela Quesada. Mr. Antu is survived by his wife, Mary Helen Antu; daughters Mickey (Joel) Urias, Toni (Bob) Rocha and Frances Antu; son, Vincent Antu and step-daughter, Rosalinda (Armando) Espinoza;...
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Patsy Garcia

March 4, 1953 - June 11, 2009

Patsy Garcia, daughter of Nicasio and Maria Garcia, born on March 4, 1953, went to be with the Lord on June 11, 2009. Patricia is survived by her daughters, Lisa Vargas, Jessica and Deanne Mata, Christina and Priscilla Mendoza. She is also survived by her brothers, David and Daniel Garcia, her sisters, Norma, Diana, Elsa and Delia Garcia, ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, grandmother...
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Martina H. Schmueckle

November 11, 1913 - May 30, 2009

Schmueckle Martina Schmueckle, born in San Antonio, Texas on November 11, 1913 went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at the age of 95. Martina was preceded in death by her husband John B. Schmueckle, Sr. She is survived by her son, John B. Schmueckle, Jr., (Pauline), daughters, Dora Copeland (Jack), Sylvia Anctil (Yank), Ruth Resendez, 12 grandchildren and 25 great...
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Adan Villagran

August 27, 1919 - May 20, 2009

Adan Villagran, 89, of San Antonio passed away peacefully on May 20, 2009. He was born August 27, 1919 on Losoya, TX. He was a veteran of World War II where he received the American Defense Service Medal, American Theatre Campaign Medal, and Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ofelia Torres Villagran, son, Gabriel Villagran, son, Ralph...
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Ruby Lee Pena

May 4, 1927 - March 22, 2009

Ruby Lee Peña went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2009 at the age of 81. Ruby was born on May 4, 1927. Ruby is preceded in death by her mother Felice Salazar, sister Esther Kerr, son Charlie Peña II and grandson Andrew Peña. Ruby is survived by her sons; Art Peña, Robert Peña, John Peña and wife Frances, daughter; Stella Gamez and husband Johnny,...
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Adelina Salinas Saucedo

November 10, 1928 - March 19, 2009

Adelina Salinas Saucedo was born on November 10, 1928 in Seguin, Texas and entered into rest on March 19, 2009 at the age of 80 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Salvador Saucedo in 1994. She is survived by her children, Frances Castanon, Mary Alice Pantoja, David Saucedo, Gilbert Salinas Saucedo, and Jesse Joseph Saucedo; 12 grandchildren, and 36 great grandchildren. A rosary...
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George Moss Cook

December 15, 1918 - March 11, 2009

George Moss Cook departed this life to be with the Lord on March 11, 2009. Born on December 15, 1918 in Frankston, Texas, to Della and Madison Cook, he lived his early life in East Texas. George served in the 416th Bomb Group of the 9th Air Force as an aerial gunner and flew 62 combat missions over France and Germany during World War II. He achieved the rank of staff sergeant and received the...
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