Our Obituaries

Nolton Max Connally

September 29, 1916 - November 11, 2013

Nolton Max Connally born on September 29, 1916 went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 11, 2013 at the age of 97. Max served his country in the United States Army during World War II; was a part of the Civil Conservation Corp. Camp in Alaska; a life time member of Lutheran Trinity Church; and enjoyed activities at Kirby Senior Center. He also worked and retired from the San Antonio...
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Edward R. Ketterer

September 5, 1927 - November 11, 2013

Major Edward R. Ketterer, US Army, Ret. Major Ketterer entered into everlasting peace on Monday, November 11, 2013. Major Ketterer was born to Edward and Julia Ketterer on September 5th, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA. His son, Dr. Edward J. Ketterer, and his wife, Joan M. Ketterer, preceded him in death. For the love of his country, Major Ketterer served during WWII, The Korean War, and the Vietnam...
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Hilmer Albert Gerth

July 20, 1922 - November 10, 2013

Hilmer A. Gerth born on July 20, 1922 passed away on November 10, 2013 at the age of 91. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Irene L. Gerth, of 59 years. He is survived by his daughter Jean Gerth Wilkins, granddaughter Lauren Renee Wilkins and nephew James Leinweber. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and was a shipmate of the U.S. San Saba APA 232. He frequently thought and spoke of his...
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Robert C. L'Hommedieu

April 2, 1931 - November 10, 2013

Robert C. L'Hommedieu age 82 of San Antonio was called to the Lord on Sunday, November 10, 2013. He was born April 2, 1931 in San Antonio to Ralph and Mildred (Creighton) L'Hommedieu. He was a Veteran of Korean Conflict having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a Cable Splicer Foreman for Southwestern Bell for over 30 years until his retirement. Mr. L'Hommedieu was a founding member of...
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William L. Limon

August 8, 1920 - November 10, 2013

William L. Limon was born on August 8, 1920 and went to be with the Lord on November 10, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Ramona Limon; daughters, Maria Martinez, Yolanda Guillen, Teresa Castillo, Graciela Sanchez; sons, Gilberto Limon, Guillermo Limon; sisters, Helen Limon, Margarita Limon, Alicia Limon; 15 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. SERVICES...
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Sarah Frances-Olivia Lerma

April 11, 1986 - November 9, 2013

Sarah Frances-Olivia Lerma beloved daughter, mother, sister and grandmother went home to be with our Lord and Savior November 9, 2013. She was born April 11, 1986 in San Antonio, TX to David Jr. and Lydia Lerma. She is survived by her parents, David Jr. and Lydia; grandfather, David Lerma Sr.; children, Emerie Xolivia Castellaño and Xavier Castellaño; siblings, Cynthia Ann Salazar ...
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Chevis Truesdale Amick

September 16, 1915 - November 9, 2013

Chevis Truesdale Amick of Cotulla, Texas, and a long time San Antonio resident, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at the age of 98. He was born and raised on a farm in Saluda County, South Carolina. After graduating from Newberry College, he joined the Air Force during WWII as an aviator, taking his flight training at Brooks AFB. He became a bomber pilot in the South...
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Maria Luisa Losoya

October 21, 1915 - November 9, 2013


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Elbert G. Gonzalez

December 13, 1946 - November 8, 2013


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Estelle May Ries

February 24, 1926 - November 8, 2013

Estelle May Ries born on February 24, 1926 went to be with the Lord on November 8, 2013 at the age of 87. She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Elizabeth Petty. She is survived by her beloved husband Elmo V. Ries; sons Lee E.(Judy) Ries, Freddie (Joni) Ries, Michael D. (Elaine) Ries; brother Ray Jr.(Pauline) Petty; 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and...
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Martha C. Castaneda

March 13, 1960 - November 7, 2013

Martha C. Castaneda born on March 13, 1960 passed away to be with the Lord on November 7, 2013 at the age of 53. She will forever be in our hearts. She is preceded in death by her parents Sabine C. and Juliana H. Calderon, sister Beatriz Calderon and Henry Villarreal. Survivors include her loving children David C. Castaneda, Sabrina C. Castaneda and George G. Herrera Jr. (Sulema). ...
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Elma Nora Granado

April 22, 1964 - November 7, 2013

GRANADO Elma Nora Granado, of San Antonio, TX, passed away at the age of 49, on November 7th 2013. She is survived by her loving husband Hector Granado, four children; Estevan Miguel Granado, Nicole Marie Granado, Alejandro Reyes Granado, and Alissa Noelle Granado, grandchild Olivia Eve Granado, parents; Moises and Maria Olga Fernandez, siblings; Moises Fernandez Jr., Adriana Garza, and...
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Cirilo Begosa Mojica

July 14, 1924 - November 7, 2013

Cirilo Begosa Mojica July 14, 1924 - November 7, 2013 Cirilo B. Mojica, 89, of Zambales, Philippines, joined our Creator peacefully at home on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Cirilo was preceded in death by his beloved wife and son, Teodora and Edwin. Cirilo served in the USN for 20 years. Cirilo served during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He is survived by 3 sons, Richard, Henry and Albert...
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Dorothy Mae Burleson

February 28, 1933 - November 6, 2013

Dorothy Mae Burleson Life Reflections Dorothy M. Burleson was born February 28, 1933 to the late Waymon and Doris Millett in New Branufels, Texas, and was the oldest of seventeen children. Dorothy always had a saying , "Be home before the street lights come on." On November 6, 2013 she made it to her heavenly home before the street lights came on. Dorothy met and married the love her life...
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Carlton Worth Odom

June 8, 1941 - November 6, 2013

Carlton Worth Odom beloved husband, father and grandfather went to be with the Lord November 6, 2013. He was born June 8, 1941 in San Angelo to Paschal and Rondola Odom who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Dorothy F. Odom. Carlton retired from the San Antonio Police Department after 35 years of dedicated service. He is survived by his daughters, Ginger...
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Alice Francis Robbins Fryer

April 13, 1928 - November 6, 2013


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Aurora D. Villarreal

May 12, 1947 - November 6, 2013

VILLARREAL May 12, 1947 - November 6, 2013 Aurora Del Carmen Leal Guzmán aged 66; beloved wife, mother and grandmother, entered into eternal life on November 6, 2013 in the loving bosom of her inconsolable family. Aurora was born on May 12, 1947 in the northern Mexican town of Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León. Aurora married her hometown sweetheart and love of her life, Ramiro...
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Judith Janda Barta

March 15, 1925 - November 6, 2013

Judith Janda Barta Everyday the Lord picks a bouquet and on November 6, 2013, he chose Judith J. Barta to grace His presence. She was born March 15, 1925 in LaGrange, Texas. She was a loving wife and mother, a good friend and a generous caregiver to those who needed her help. Her lifetime career was a homemaker. She was predeceased by Ignac F. Barta, her husband of 61 years, her parents Frank and...
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David Mumme

March 12, 1926 - November 5, 2013

David R. Mumme born on March 12, 1926 went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2013 at the age of 87. David served his country as Lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War II. Survivors include his loving wife Alice M. Mumme, children: Frances Ann John, David E. Mumme and Joseph A. Mumme, sister Mary Faley, grandchildren: Kristen Mumme and Kelly Mumme; and other loving family and...
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Victor M. Gonzalez

January 18, 1943 - November 5, 2013

Victor M. Gonzalez beloved father and grandfather went to be with the Lord November 5, 2013. He was born January 18, 1943 to Victor Manuel and Maria Obdulia Gonzalez who preceded in death. He was also preceded him in death by his granddaughter, Christina Jean Gonzalez. Victor is survived by his children, Carmen (Luis) Cervantes, Andrea Gonzalez, Victoria (Justin) Rodriguez, Victor M. (Amber)...
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Orlando Fernandez

August 7, 1981 - November 5, 2013

Orlando Fernandez passed into his Lord's hands on November 5, 2013 at the age of 32 years. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Billie Sterrett and aunt Brenda Jeffcoat. Left to cherish his memory are parents, Fernando Fernandez, Loretta Fernandez; paternal grandparents, Jesus Jr. and Josefa Fernandez; brother Emilio Fernandez and fiance Sara Longoria and her daughter Dayla W.;...
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Evelyn Erfurth

January 30, 1924 - November 5, 2013

Evelyn Imogene Erfurth Evelyn ended her long bout with Alzheimer's on November 5, 2013, at the age of 89. Her passing, into the arms of our Savior, was peaceful in the familiar surrounds of her home, surrounded by family and friends. Evelyn was born and raised on a farm in Lawton OK and was the youngest of seven children. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Bertha Beasley;...
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Mildred Rebecca Moynahan Northrup

May 20, 1918 - November 5, 2013

NORTHRUP Mildred Rebecca Staib Moynahan Northrup was born on May 20, 1918 in Dogwood, Indiana and went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2013 in Boerne, Texas. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Charles Staib and Sally Elizabeth Rickard Staib; husband, Oliver A. Northrup; previous husband, Edward M. Moynahan, Sr.; sisters, Mary Louise Epp, Elsie Stappenbeck, Emma Lea Augustine...
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Dominga Alvarado

January 12, 1922 - November 5, 2013

Dominga Alvarado born on January 12, 1922 in San Antonio, Texas entered into rest on November 5, 2013 at the age of 91 years. She is survived by her grandchildren, Susie Watford, Adam Garcia, Leeann Preciado; nieces and nephew, Jay castro, Esther Guajardo, Rachel Young, and Virginia Arispe and other nieces and nephews, 7 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. A prayer service will...
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Lynn M. Traugott McLaren

August 21, 1957 - November 4, 2013

Lynn Traugott McLaren lost her fight w/cancer on Nov 4th. She was born on Aug 21, 1957 in San Antonio and was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Ursline Catholic High school. She was preceded in death by John O Traugott, father; Richard Traugott, brother; Keith Traugott, brother. Lynn is survived by husband Bill McLaren, Blair McLaren, son, Vivian Traugott mother, John & Elaine...
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Maria B. Villarreal

May 27, 1941 - November 4, 2013

Maria B. Villarreal, age 72 went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2013. She was born on May 27, 1941 in Marion, Texas to parents Juan and Eloisa Gonzalez. She was a devoted wife and mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be remembered for her kind heart and endless generosity. Maria was preceded in death by her father and mother Juan and Eloisa Gonzalez, brothers "Jerry" Geronimo...
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Lorraine Ruth Rogers

October 26, 1929 - November 4, 2013

Lorraine Ruth Rogers After a long and very productive life, Lorraine Rogers passed away on November 4, 2013. Lorraine Ruth was born on October 26, 1929 to Madison and Gertrude Rogers. She was one of three children, having 2 older brothers, Stuart Harris Rogers and Madison Rogers Jr. Lorraine was born in San Antonio, but lived some of her childhood in Corpus Christi, Texas. Eventually she...
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Diana Jean Romo

October 12, 1966 - November 3, 2013

ROMO Diana Jean Romo, born October 12, 1966 embraced God in his Kingdom in Heaven surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer on November 3, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. She now joins her parents Raymond Romo and Dolores Jean Armstrong; her grandparents Vernon E. and Antonia Armstrong , and Jesus and Juanita Romo. She is survived by her daughter Jessica Marie; sister Daniela...
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Jack D. Phelps

September 6, 1920 - November 3, 2013

Phelps Jack D. Phelps beloved father, grandfather, great- grandfather, friend and World War II Veteran flew his last mission to heaven on November 3, 2013 at the age of 93. There he joined his beloved wife, Frances Kimmey Phelps, to whom he was married 69 years. He was born in Winters, Texas on September 6, 1920. During World War II Jack was a bombardier/navigator on a B-25 and flew 39 missions...
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Betty Bernice Zander

September 26, 1929 - November 2, 2013

Betty B. (Tootie) Zander, born September 26, 1929, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 2, 2013 with her family and friends by her side. Mrs. Zander was a native and lifetime resident of San Antonio and a 50 plus years member of the Hermann Sons Mission Lodge. Tootie enjoyed long drives in the country, traveling, fishing, gambling trips and most of all, her beer. She was also an avid...
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Mary N. Elias

August 5, 1917 - November 2, 2013

Mary N. Elias born August 5, 1917 to Vicente and Dolores Elias she went to be with the Lord November 2, 2013 at the age of 96. She is a graduate of Trinity University where she earned her Bachelor's Degree. She taught Elementary Education in SAISD and retired from Highland Park Elementary. Mary remained an active member of the SAISD Teacher's Alumni. She was a member of Las Mesias United...
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David Romo, Sr.

November 26, 1937 - November 2, 2013

David Romo age 75 of San Antonio went to join the Lord on Saturday, November 2, 2013. He was born November 26, 1937 in Shaw, Mississippi to Cruz and Tomas (Vasquez) Romo. Mr. Romo was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a parishoner at St. Matthew's Catholic Church where he was a member of the Men's Club. Mr. Romo was a 32nd degree Mason. He was employed at Kelly AFB as well as the...
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Manuel Marcolino

July 9, 1941 - November 1, 2013

"He will wipe every tear from their eyes, there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away." Revelations 21:4 Manuel "Maning" Marcolino Survived by his Loving Wife Florentina "Purang" Marcolino, Children Marichel, Alexi, Mary Rose, May Flor and Alexa (deceased), In-Laws Webster Panigbatan, Alexandra Atega, Christopher Supatan, Dale Remedio,...
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Concepcion M. Gonzales

August 15, 1920 - November 1, 2013

Concepcion M. Gonzales, born August 15, 1920, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 1, 2013 at the age of 93. Mrs. Gonzales was born in Bexar county, and has been a lifetime area resident of San Antonio, TX. She was a seamstress for most of her life. She is preceded in death by her son Jimmy M. Gonzalez. She is survived by her sons Victor R. Gonzales and Gilbert M. Gonzales, her sister...
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Elva M. Picardo

February 28, 1930 - October 31, 2013

Our Mom, Elva M. Picardo age 83 of San Antonio passed on on Thursday, October 31, 2013. She was born February 28, 1930 in San Antonio to Carlos Martinez and Evangeline Apolinar who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Thomas. She is survived by her daughter, Roxanne Regalado and husband, Michael; her son, Alex W. Picardo, Sr. and his wife Stella; she...
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J.V. Bailey

May 9, 1936 - October 31, 2013

Bailey J.V. Bailey born May 19, 1936 went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2013 at the age of 77. He is a 1954 graduate of South San Antonio High School, he is also a member of Hermann Sons for over 40 years, a member of the Masonic Lodge, has volunteered for Meal on Wheels, Hermann Sons Youth Chapters, Hands across America, and various others. He is preceded in death by his wife Leona...
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Philip Joe Clark

May 11, 1931 - October 30, 2013

Philip Joe (PJ) Clark passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the age of 82. He was born on May 11, 1931 in Douglas, AZ to Sarah Langford and Edward Clark. In 1955, he married Lynn Rehfeld and they were married for 56 years until her death in 2012. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and then was self employed most of his life. PJ owned and operated a surplus business for...
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Chris C. Cadena

February 26, 1925 - October 30, 2013

Chris Cadena Jr. born February 26, 1925, to Chris and Guadalupe Cadena Sr. in Calaveras, TX went to be with our Lord October 30, 2013 at the age of 88. He is preceded in death by his parents; son Christopher R. Cadena III; brothers Raymond, and Dan Cadena; sister Lucy Mendoza and great-grandson Robert Dixon Jr. Chris served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. ESSEX CV/CVA/CVS-9. While on...
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Clatis W. Drain

September 7, 1938 - October 29, 2013

Although it meant leaving the love of his life, partner and soul mate too soon, Clatis W. "C.W." Drain was called to a tee time he couldn't turn down on October 29, 2013 at the age of 75. Preceded in death by his parents, C.W. & Martha, he is survived by Ann, his wife of 58 years; children Denise & BJ Rosow, Bill & Tina Drain and Scott Drain; grandchildren Justin & Kara Still, Cullen & Daphne...
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Evelyn Field Huegele

January 21, 1935 - October 29, 2013

Huegele Evelyn Field Huegele born January 21, 1935 to Harry and Agnes Field in San Antonio, went to be with our Lord October 29, 2013, at the age of 78. She is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband Olan L. Huegele and companion in later life Robert Childress. She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church for over 50 years and was a member of the Altar Society. She was a loving...
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Baby Harry Real Peterson

October 4, 2012 - October 28, 2013


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Nancy G. Ceja

August 21, 1934 - October 28, 2013

Nancy Jo Ceja born August 21, 1934 went to be with the Lord October 28, 2013 at the age of 79. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Ignacio Ernesto Ceja Sr.; grandson Roger Roszak; great-grandson Roger Rodney Ruiz; sisters Joan Gomez and Barbara Rodriguez. Nancy is survived by her daugthers Barbara Cantu, Susan Rodriguez and husband Julian, Arlene Barrera, Theresa Ceja and Fiance'...
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William Kotylo

November 13, 1939 - October 28, 2013

William (Bill) A. Kotylo was born November 13, 1939 and passed away Monday, October 28, 2013. He was a native Texan born and raised in San Antonio where he attended Central Catholic High School. He graduated from Texas A & M in 1961 with a degree in Business Administration. While at A & M he was an active member of the Corp, the Freshman Drill Team, and received the Distinguished Military...
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Sallie Marie Sanchez

August 28, 1957 - October 28, 2013

Sallie Marie Sanchez, born on August 28, 1957 passed away on October 28, 2013 at the age of 57. She is preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Elvira Sanchez. She is survived by her sister Clara Hernandez and her companion Henry Morales, nephew; David Michael Trevino, niece; Yolanda L. Gomez (Carlos), nephew; Jason Saenz (Victor Wallace), great-nephew; Dylon C. Gomez, great niece; Desirae L....
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Larry Benson, Sr.

August 21, 1945 - October 28, 2013

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a good friend, a loving father and great brother, Larry Benson, Sr. who passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013. Mr. Benson was born August 21, 1945 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a 1969 graduate of Louisiana State University. He later moved to San Antonio and was a graduate of St. Mary's University where he received his Juris Doctor degree...
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Janice Lavelle Roberson

September 29, 1924 - October 27, 2013

Janice Lavelle Roberson born September 29, 1924, went to be with the Lord October 27, 2013, at the age of 89. She was born to Henry and Ruby Jenkins in Rotan, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband John Roberson. Janice is survived by her daughters, Katheryn Janice Johnson, Ruby May Nix and husband Gerald Nix, Debra Lynn Stephens and husband Clifton Stephens; sons Paul Stanley...
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Richard Dennis White

February 11, 1951 - October 26, 2013

Born on February 11, 1951 Richard Dennis White crossed the river quietly on October 26, 2013. Known for his knowledge of sports, Rick was an avid Spurs fan and lover of the Dallas Cowboys. He was one of the original San Antonio Spurs "Baseline Bums," legendary for their vocal support of their beloved team. A long-time musician, Rick was a talented drummer and guitar player, and had some of his...
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Ismael Vaquera

August 14, 1924 - October 25, 2013


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Cynthia L. Martinez

April 15, 1960 - October 25, 2013

Martinez Cynthia Lopez Martinez "Cindy" beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter and grandmother went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the age of 53. Cindy graduated from Southside High School as the Valedictorian. She continued her education at Texas A&I University in Kingsville where she received her undergraduate and Masters degrees, graduating with honors. Upon graduation,...
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Kirby W. Gholson

December 21, 1942 - October 25, 2013

Kirby Wayne Gholson Born on December 21, 1942, Kirby crossed the river quietly on October 25, 2013. True to his Texas roots, he was equally passionate about hunting and fishing, which defined much of his life and career of 18 years with Texas Parks & Wildlife. He never met a stranger, greeting everyone and anyone with genuine warmth and kindness. His unfailing sense of humor will be missed...
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Roland Perez

January 27, 1955 - October 25, 2013

Roland Perez 58, of Helotes, Texas passed into eternity on October 25, 2013. Born on January 27, 1955 he was preceded in death by his mother Sara O. and his father Lorenzo M. Perez. He is survived by his brother Lorenzo Jr. and wife Judy S. Perez and their five children, and his sister Margaret and husband Mike Shannon and their five children; as well as 16 great nieces and nephews, many cousins...
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Zachary Jacob Barrera

March 24, 1995 - October 24, 2013

Zachary Jacob Barrera was born on March 24, 1995 in San Antonio, Texas and went to be with the Lord and his aunt on October 24, 2013. He was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and will be sorely missed. Zachary is preceded in death by his aunt, Donna Vosburg. He is survived by his loving parents, Linda and Jesse Barrera; sister, Cora Elizabeth Barrera; grand parents, Alice and...
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Elenora Jarzombek

June 8, 1915 - October 24, 2013

Elenora went to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 24 2013 at the age of 98, at The Village at Incarnate Word after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Mrs. Jarzombek was a native of Cestohowa, Texas and had been a longtime time resident of San Antonio, Texas. Elenora was a 68 year member of St Cecilia's Catholic Church, past member of the Altar Society and Turner's Bowling Alley. She...
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Pedro Nava, Sr.

November 24, 1927 - October 24, 2013

Pedro (Pete) Nava, Sr., born November 24, 1927, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2013 at the age of 85. Mr. Nava was born in Laredo, was a former resident of Corpus Christi and lived most of his life in San Antonio. He was a member of the Carpenters Union. His wife Luz M. Nava, son Pete M. Nava, Jr., daughter Hilda Hamilton grandson Robert Ritch and son-in-law Charles Ritch...
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George Edward Harrington

August 22, 1930 - October 23, 2013

HARRINGTON George Edward "Ed" Harrington passed away on October 23, 2013. He was born in Dyersberg, Tennessee on August 22, 1930 to Herman and Lucille Harrington and raised in Kentucky. Their family came to San Antonio after losing their home in a major flood. He married Gloria Ann "Patty" Johnson and they remained married for 58 years until her death in 2005. He was preceded in death by...
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Hector Luna Castro

January 21, 1959 - October 22, 2013

Hector L. Castro Jr. passed away at the age of 54 on October 22, 2013. He was born in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas on Jan. 21, 1959 and raised in San Antonio, TX. He devoted his life as a Transmission Lineman with CPS for over 31 years. Hector was a great father and a caring husband who always managed to put a smile on everyone's face, he loved to travel and spend time with his family. Gordo, as his...
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Lawrence H. Zook, Jr.

June 14, 1934 - October 22, 2013

Lawrence H. Zook Jr. born in Wilson County, TX on June 14, 1934 died on October 22, 2013 at the age of 79. He is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence H. Zook Sr. and Bertie Lee Goode. Survivors include sons Russell L. Zook (Lali), Douglas S. Zook (Karen), sisters; Lois Wauson, Margaret Wauson, Elizabeth Brown, Gerry Wieding, brothers; Bob Zook, Don Zook, Samuel Zook (Rose). He is also...
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Marvin Strack

July 23, 1930 - October 22, 2013

Marvin A. Strack went to be with the Lord on October 22, 2013 at the age of 83. Marvin was born in Spring, Texas on July 23, 1930 to Gustav and Hulda Strack. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife La Flora. Survivors include his loving children: Virgil Strack and wife Brenda, Mike Gilkey and wife Iris, Bill Gilkey and wife Gladys, Ann Henson and husband Kevin and Andy Gilkey and wife Julie,...
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Wayne Jewell Jackson

January 6, 1930 - October 21, 2013

Wayne Jewell Jackson born January 6, 1930 went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2013 at the age of 83. He is preceded in death by his wife Dollie Francis Jackson and his parents Greene Jackson and Helen Knox Jackson. He is survived by his children Curtis Jackson (Patricia), Paul Jackson (Ginger), Thomas McCord (Cynthia), Kathy Brient (Jim), John McCord (Julianne), and Jim McCord, brother...
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Sierra Cheyenne Escobar

August 8, 1995 - October 21, 2013

ESCOBAR Sierra Cheyenne Escobar, born on August 8, 1995 in San Antonio, TX, went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2013.Sierra was a beautiful young woman blessed with many many talents. She was an aspiring artist, musician and vocalist and had big dreams of being a Singer/Songwritter. She was planning to pursue her passion for music at North Texas University. She was eclectic to say the...
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Jeanette Perkins

December 13, 1937 - October 20, 2013

Jeanette Perkins, daughter of Francile and Herman Bowers, was born December 13, 1937, in Enid, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with her mother and father on October 20, 2013. She was 75 years, 10 months and 7 days of age. She grew up and received her education in Ft. Stockton, Texas and graduated from Ft. Stockton High Class of 1955. While in High School Jeanette and Don Lee Snow married...
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Mildred M. Tope

August 12, 1930 - October 20, 2013

Tope Mildred M. Tope born August 12, 1930 went to be with the Lord on October 20, 2013 at the age of 83. She is preceded in death by her husband William E. Tope, parents, John R. Holub and Anna Kana Holub, sisters, Lillian Aniol, Joanne Johns, Betty Webb, Bernice Hubbert and brother Vojt Holub, and great granddaughter, Addison Ruth Wente. She is survived by her loving sons, Donald W. Tope and...
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Teresa S. Guel

May 27, 1928 - October 20, 2013

Teresa S. Guel born on May 27, 1928 went to be with the Lord on October 20, 2013 at the age of 85. Teresa loved her family and dedicated her time to her church as a Eucharistic Minister and reader. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Hilario Guel, children: Gilbert Guel, George Guel, and Cecilia Elizabeth Guevara-Mora, and sister Margarita Lozano. Survivors include her loving children...
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Leland Curtis Nichols

June 14, 1942 - October 19, 2013

Nichols Leland Curtis Nichols was born June 14, 1942, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and passed away on October 19, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 71. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and St. Mary's University in San Antonio. He and Katharine Louise Gruen married on August 29, 1964. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army. After leaving the military he taught Mathematics at...
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Eugene Hartl

August 27, 1925 - October 18, 2013

Eugene Hartl, born August 27, 1925 passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at the age of 88. Mr. Hartl was born in Elmendorf and lived in the Floresville area since 1971. Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years Pauline Hartl, daughter Gladys (Alfred) Katcsmorak, sons Raymond (Lorene) Hartl and Herman (Jan) Hartl, grandchildren Jason and Russell Katcsmorak, Darrell, Timothy and Justin Hartl,...
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Dora Wong Leung

July 9, 1924 - October 18, 2013

Dora Wong Leung passed away peacefully on Friday, October 18, 2013 at age 89. Dora was born to Lee Shee and Pon T. Wong in Duluth, Minnesota on July 9, 1924. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, John H. Leung, of San Antonio, Texas. Dora along with her husband John, owned John L. Grocery, located at 715 Nogalitos St. from 1950 until the early '70's. Large warehouses and other...
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Lucrecia M. Thomas

October 31, 1928 - October 18, 2013

Lucrecia M. Thomas born in Cotulla, Texas on October 31, 1928 went to be with the Lord on October 18, 2013 at the age of 84. She is preceded in death by her husband Arthur Thomas Sr., daughter Theresa and brother Ventura. Survivors include her loving sons Arthur M. Thomas Jr. (Diana) and Michael Anthony Thomas, sisters: Lydia, Janie, and Sylvia, grandchildren: Chris, John, Richard, Arthur Andrew...
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Paul Goodwin

August 22, 1936 - October 18, 2013


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Nancy Kay Bielefeld

December 10, 1956 - October 18, 2013

Nancy Kay Bielefeld born December 10, 1956 went to be with the Lord on October 18, 2013 at the age of 56. She is survived by her parents Milton and Margaret Bielefeld; brother Brian (Susie) Bielefeld; nieces Stephanie Levesque and Rebecca Fee; nephew Erik Bielefeld; 1 great niece and 2 great nephews. Nancy will be greatly missed by her loving family and dear friends. SERVICES A memorial...
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Marian Alita King

December 10, 1921 - October 17, 2013

Marian Alita Tuseth King, age 91 passed into Glory October 17, 2013. She is survived by her children Reinette Alecozay and Bradley Craig King, both of San Antonio. She is also survived by nephews, Robert Tuseth of Fountain Valley, California: Richard Tuseth of Chicago, Illinois and Steve Tuseth of Anaheim, California; cousin Alice Tuseth of Minneapolis, Minnesota, second cousin Coe Wilson of...
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Ruby Nora Hewlett

June 16, 1909 - October 17, 2013

Ruby Nora Gonnenwein Hewlett passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the age of 104 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on June 16, 1909 in Fort Defiance, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents Willam Gonnenwein and Lisette Schaefer Gonnenwein and her sisters REgina Gonnenwein, Annie Studer, Lydia Studer and Elizabeth Gonnenwein Marx. She...
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Reynaldo F. Jaramillo

October 14, 1930 - October 17, 2013

Reynaldo F. Jaramillo born on October 14, 1930 went to be with the Lord on October 17, 2013 at the age of 83. Reynaldo served his country in the United States Army. Survivors include his beloved wife Juanita Villasana, 14 children, 8 sisters, 4 brothers, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great-grandchildren and other loving family members and friends. Visitation will begin on...
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Norberto T. Alvarez

August 29, 2013 - October 17, 2013

Norberto T. Alvarez Jr., born August 29, 1947 went to be with our Lord on October 17, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norberto Sr. and Maria Tovias; brothers Gilbert Alvarez, Daniel Alvarez; sister Celia A. Ayala. He is survived by his brothers Gabriel, Antonio, Delfino, George, Alfred and Jesse Alvarez; sister Aurora Azuara, sister-in-law Patricia J. Alvarez. He is also survived...
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Gladys L. Worth

November 26, 1921 - October 16, 2013

Gladys Lucille Williams was born on November 26, 1921, in San Antonio, Texas, and went to be with the Lord on October 16, 2013. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and she will be greatly missed and remembered. Gladys graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 1939. She also attended Trinity University. In the summer of 1942, she met Luther, a member of the Army...
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Alice M. Heger

July 17, 1921 - October 16, 2013

Alice M. Heger age 92 of San Antonio formerly of Moulton, Texas, was called Home to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. She was born July 17, 1921 in Vernon, Texas to Rudolf and Adelina (Sommer) Streit, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph V. Heger, her sisters, Elva Kaehler and Cassie Seidel and her brother, Eldon Henry Schroeder. ...
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Juanita C. Montoya

April 18, 1930 - October 16, 2013

Juanita C. Montoya born on April 18, 1930 went to be with the Lord on October 16, 2013 at the age of 83. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Fernando G. Montoya, son Fernando Montoya Jr. and parents Julian and Paula Carrizales. Survivors include her loving children Bettie Ruiz and husband Ruben, Rebecca Martinez and...
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Benancia V. Ramon

January 30, 1943 - October 16, 2013

RAMON Benancia V. Ramon, born January 30, 1943 to Juan Francisco and Benancia Vasquez, passed away on October 16, 2013 at the age of 70. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Dominga Adams and her husband Marcelino. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Enrique Ramon, Jr.; daughter, Velma T. Ramirez; son, Enrique Ramon, III and wife Linda; sister, Amidata Lopez; brothers...
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Rosemary H. Jolly

October 19, 1944 - October 15, 2013

Rosemary H. Jolly born on October 19, 1944 went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2013 at the age of 68. Rosemary's favorite pastimes were shopping, camping, gardening and traveling. She never met a stranger, and had concerns for everyone. She had a big heart for everybody. Her real compassion was her grandchildren. You had to have a little Rosie in your heart. She is preceded in death by her...
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Gerald J. Rabago

January 6, 1956 - October 15, 2013

Gerald "Jerry" Jimenez Rabago, 57, born on January 6, 1956, to Joe C. and Elsie J. Rabago in San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 15, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jerry attended Collins Garden Elementary and Burbank Junior and Senior High Schools. He worked at Kelly A.F.B. and FAMSA USA. Jerry proudly served our country and was...
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Georgina Arguijo Tejeda

October 25, 1938 - October 15, 2013

TEJEDA Georgina Arguijo Tejeda, born October 25, 1938 in Pleasanton, Texas embraced God on October 15, 2013. She now joins her parents Willie and Clotilda Arguijo and her sister Mary Estrada. Georgina is survived by her beloved husband Aurelio U. Tejeda Jr.; daughters JoAnn Lerma (Eddie), Emma J. Ramirez (Phillip), Debra Lynn Lopez (Ricky), Kathleen Mathews (Christopher); sisters Gloria Ortiz...
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Katherine Taylor

January 14, 1926 - October 15, 2013

Born Katherine Artus in Orange Grove, Texas to Rev. August and Martha Artus, she was the youngest of seven children. She was preceded in death by her brothers, August, Paul, Werner, and Walter; and her sisters, Maria and Martha. Katherine grew up in Poth Texas and graduated from Poth High School. She married Trevelyn B.Taylor in September 1952 and was a nurse, wife, and mother of two sons,...
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Josephine Turner

March 1, 1923 - October 15, 2013


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Thelma V. Vick

January 29, 1924 - October 15, 2013


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Julia Johanna Biela

February 9, 1922 - October 15, 2013

Julia J. Biela born February 9, 1922 to Felix and Veronica Korzekwa went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2013, at the age of 91. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Leonard Biela in 1979, her parents, three brothers and one sister. Julia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who always kept active by helping others. Julia persued her love of travel and making new...
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John Willard

January 4, 1921 - October 15, 2013

John W. Willard, 92, passed away October 15, 2013. He was born on January 4, 1921 in Illinois. He retired to San Antonio after serving twenty years in the Army. He served his country proudly and was awarded the Purple Heart. He is preceded in death by his wife Lou Marie and son John I. John is survived by his daughter Peggy Lethio and her husband Dale, daughter in law Emily Willard, two...
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Annie L. Johnson

November 26, 1921 - October 14, 2013

Annie L. Johnson, a long time resident of San Antonio, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013. She was 91 years old. Mrs. Johnson was born on November 26, 1921. She retired from Kelly AFB with 26 years of Civil Service. She traveled extensively in her retirement years. She was a member of First Baptist Church for 30 years and more recently Alamo City Christian Fellowship. Mrs. Johnson...
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Aurora Delgado

July 28, 1927 - October 14, 2013


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Katherine Ann Zuehl

November 12, 1952 - October 13, 2013

Adolph Matthew "Jr." Zuehl Jr. born on July 27, 1952 and Katherine Ann "Squeaky" Zuehl born on November 12, 1952 went to be with the Lord on October 13, 2013. They were preceded in death by their daughter Elaine. Katherine is preceded in death by her parents Marlin and Mary Francis Tondre and by her brother Chester Tondre. Adolph is preceded in death by his father Adolph M. Zuehl, Sr. They are...
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George A. Craig

November 2, 1946 - October 12, 2013

George A Craig was born 11/2/46 in St Louis, MO. He died 10/12/13 in his home in San Antonio, TX surrounded by family and friends. George was married for 33 years to Cheryl Russell-Craig in San Antonio, where they founded Alamo Lot Maintenance, a parking lot & street sweeping company. Along with running ALM for 30 years, George enjoyed artist blacksmithing, fabricating parts for his fleet of...
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Susan A. Hoffman Elbel

April 28, 1960 - October 12, 2013

Elbel, Susan A. Hoffman, born in April 1960, Susan took God's hand home on Saturday, October 12, 2013. An avid Spurs and Rangers fan, she was also a member of the American Pool players Association and Northeast Pool League. A collector, Susan's favorite being the "M & M" guys, she also embraced her Cherokee and Choctaw heritage, collecting Native American prints and relics. Susan was an 18 year...
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George A. Craig

November 2, 1946 - October 12, 2013

George A Craig was born 11/2/46 in St Louis, MO. He died 10/12/13 in his home in San Antonio, TX surrounded by family and friends. George was married for 33 years to Cheryl Russell-Craig in San Antonio, where they founded Alamo Lot Maintenance, a parking lot & street sweeping company. Along with running ALM for 30 years, George enjoyed artist blacksmithing, fabricating parts for his fleet of...
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Maria M. Ayala

April 27, 1919 - October 12, 2013

AYALA Maria M. Ayala born April 27, 1919 went to be with the Lord on October 12, 2013 at the age of 94. She is preceded in death by her husband Isidro Alderete, her son, Manuel Morales, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She is survived by her son Roland Alderete and his spouse Mia, daughters, Lillian Alderete, Guadalupe M. Trinidad and her spouse James, daughter in law Alicia Morales, 8 grandchildren...
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Brady Cole Budden

April 25, 2012 - October 11, 2013

Brady Cole Budden entered his Eternal rest Friday, October 11, 2013. His brief time on earth was filled with the love and affection of a close family, including the joy of play with his many cousins. Brady is survived by parents Brad and Christine Budden, sister Aubrey and brother Bryce; maternal grandparents James G. and Sandra Russell, uncles John Russell, and James K. Russell; great...
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Mary Ferro Casanova

October 23, 1930 - October 11, 2013

CASANOVA Mary Ferro Casanova born on October 23, 1930 went to be with the Lord on October 11, 2013 at the age of 82. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Louis R. Casanova, Sr., sister Janie Mendiola and by her brothers Jesse and Johnny Ferro. She is survived by her daughters Gloria (Ramon) Godoy, Estella (Ruben) Segura, Anna (Harry) Rivera and Eva (John) Meade; sons Louis R. Jr. ...
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Maj.Peter Meindertsma

June 28, 1919 - October 11, 2013

MEINDERTSMA Maj.Peter Meindertsma (US Army, Ret.) passed away on October 11, 2013 in Austin, TX. He was born on June 28, 1919 in Driesum, Netherlands to Louis Meindertsma and Sjourke Meyer Meindertsma. Peter was preceded in death by his beloved wife, June Murdoch Meindertsma; son, Alan Meindertsma; and brother, Gerb Meindertsma. He is survived by his son, Bruce Meindertsma (Jeanne);...
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Elisa P. Marin

January 18, 1939 - October 11, 2013

MARIN Elisa P. Marin born on January 18, 1939 was called home to be with the Lord on October 11, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents Ismael and Leonor Riojas; first husband Julian L. Garza; sons Julian P. Garza, Jr. and Rudy P. Garza and by her husband David Marin. Elisa is survived by her son Jesse P. Marin and wife Erica; daughters-in-law Teresa P. Garza and Maria M. Martinez; step...
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Antonio B. Rodriguez

December 7, 1927 - October 9, 2013

Antonio Banda Rodriguez peacefully passed away Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at the age of 85. Tony married the love of his life, Dora Quintanilla in 1954, and raised his four children in the home he built in San Antonio. He was welcomed into heaven by his parents Marcos and Refugia, brothers Juan, Jose, Frank, Marcos, Jr., and sister Luisa. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Dora,...
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Mildred O. Hughes

March 1, 1918 - October 8, 2013

Hughes Mildred O. Hughes born March 1, 1918 went to be with the Lord on October 8, 2013 at the age of 95. She is preceded in death by her husband Theo Williams Hughes, and son Robert Frank Hughes, her parents W.J. Harlow and Tommie Dennis Harlow. She is survived by her daughter Geraldine Durbon and her spouse Byron, grandchildren Dana (Chris) Gehlhaar, Chrissy (Shelton) Fowler, B.J. Hughes,...
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Geronimo Canales, Jr.

December 13, 1949 - October 8, 2013

Geronimo "Jerry" S. Canales, Jr. born in Laredo, Texas on December 13, 1949 went to be with the Lord on October 8, 2013 at the age of 63. Survivors include his loving wife Irene C. Canales, and son: Esteban C. Perez and wife Jennifer, siblings: Mary C. Alvarado, Elva C. Casiano and husband Ernesto, Olivia C. Martinez and husband Robert, Elena C. Alvarado, Ricardo S. Canales and wife Alicia, and...
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Terrence Michael Manwaring

April 28, 1932 - October 8, 2013

MANWARING Terrence (Ted) Michael Manwaring, Jr. of Helotes, TX passed away on October 8, 2013 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on April 28, 1932 in Ossining, New York, the son of Terrence and Helen O'Neil Manwaring. Ted was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Michael Manwaring, and brothers Billy, Johnny and Jimmy. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Constance...
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