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Ernesto Valle

May 20, 1958 - November 11, 2017

Ernesto Valle was called home by our Heavenly Father on November 11, 2017 at the age of 59. He was born May 20, 1958 to Juanita Soto and Conrado Valle. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Yolanda Valle. His children Benjamin Mace, Greg Olvera, Melinda Valle, and Aylssa Valle. His grandchildren Nathaniel Valle, Carson Mace, Eli Robinson, Liliana Mace,...
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Jesus Jose Miranda

November 8, 1968 - November 6, 2017

November 8,1968 – November 6, 2017 Jesus Jose Miranda went to be in the presence of the Lord on November 6, 2017. Surrounded by his loved ones during his untimely passing at St Luke's Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Jesse was born in San Antonio, Texas on November 8, 1968 to Esperansa Rios Miranda and Leandro Hernandez Miranda. He graduated from Dillard McCollum High...
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Raul Rene Hernandez

May 20, 1980 - November 6, 2017

Raul Rene Hernandez was born on May 20, 1980. He passed away November 6, 2017. He had a huge heart, big goals and dreams. He never gave up and accomplished one of his major goals in May 2017. He received his BS in Engineering from UTSA. He was excited to begin his career as a Mechanical Engineer. He was the example of the American Dream, brought over by his mother from Mexico just before turning...
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Maria Estella Valle

September 23, 1934 - November 5, 2017

Maria Estella Ramirez Valle born September 23, 1934 in Elmendorf, TX to Deonicio B. Ramirez Sr. & Petra Rodriguez, died on November 5, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband Pablo Valle Sr., 1 brother, 3 sisters, & a beloved grandson Roland Buddy Hernandez Jr. She is survived by 3 daughters and 5 sons Rachel V. Hernandez (Roland), Pablo Valle Jr., Mario R. Valle, Alicia...
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Linh Thanh Nguyen

May 20, 1985 - November 2, 2017

Linh Thanh Nguyen passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. He was born on May 20th, 1985 in San Antonio, Texas. He was extraordinarily kind, caring, generous, and loving. He had the biggest heart and the warmest soul. As a son, brother, and friend he will be deeply missed and will forever be carried in our hearts. He is survived by his parents, Long and Hong Nguyen, and little sister Mai...
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Trudy Louise Torbet

October 16, 2017

Trudy Louise Torbet was born on the 17th day of December in 1938. She passed away the 16th day of October 2017. She was Baptized and a lifelong member of McKenley Avenue Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years Ronald H. Torbet, her parents Lester A. Self & Audrey Self all of which lived in Marion, Texas. She is survived by her son Ronald C. Torbet, wife...
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Lela Mae Fields

October 14, 2017

Lela Mae Kuhn Fields, born September 21, 1932, passed peacefully October 14, 2017. She is predeceased by her son, Gary Lee Albert, and husband Charlie F. Fields. She is survived by her daughter, Sherrie Reimers, cousin Mary Guenther, sisters-in-law Catherine Bearden (Valley Mills) and Dora Brooks (Austin). Lela was retired from her position as the Grand Secretary-Treasurer of the Order of...
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Reynold Gonzalez, Jr.

September 19, 2017

In Loving Memory of Reynold Gonzalez Jr., 51 years of age. Born on May 18, 1966. Perished on September 19, 2017 Loving son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, brother-in-law, and godfather. Son of Alicia Gonzalez Muro and the late Reynold Gonzalez Robles. He leaves a loving memory to be cherished by his loving siblings; Patti Lev, Diana Gonzalez, Rebeca Graham, Blanca De La Cerda, Alex...
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Emma Leal

September 18, 2017

Emmita Leal went to be with the Lord in heaven on September 18, 2017 at the age of 84. She was born on August 7, 1933 to Antonio Rodriguez and Elida Ornelas. In 1952, she married the love of her life and together raised 5 children. Emmita helped establish a family business, "Monterrey Bakery" along with her beloved husband Herminio. She is survived by daughter Miriam Leal, sons, Rene Leal,...
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Irma Grace Crutchfield

September 13, 2017

Irma Grace Crutchfield, age 67 of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on September 13, 2017. Visitation will be held at 5:00 pm, Tuesday, September 19th, 2017, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 7735 Gibbs Sprawl Rd, San Antonio, TX 78239. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am, Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park. Pastor...
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Concepcion Rosas

September 11, 2017

Concepcion Rosas went into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior on September 11, 2017 at the age of 86. She was born on August 23, 1931 to Mr. Emilio Lopez and Mrs Maria Patricia Ledesma Lopez. She is remembered with love by her children Ramon Rosas, Carlos Rosas, Maria Garcia, Francisco Rosas Sr., Jesus Rosas Jr., Juan Rosas, Concepcion Caban, Jose Rosas, Yolanda Valle, and Alice McIntyre,...
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Hortencia Escobar

February 13, 1940 - August 31, 2017

Hortencia Escobar, February 13, 1940 – August 31, 2017 , 77, left her earthly home and was received into her lord and savior's loving arms on August 31, 2017. Hortencia was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hortencia was married to Antonio Escobar for 27 years who passed away December 22, 1992. They had 4 children together, Richard Escobar, Linda Machado, Roger Escobar, Dianne Mendez. Antonio...
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Patricia Ann Baker

February 26, 1936 - August 30, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Ann Baker February 26, 1936 - August 30, 2017 Patricia Ann Baker, 81, passed away on August 30, 2017, in Converse, Texas. She was born on February 26, 1936, to David Jacob Shumaker and Kathryn (Kate) Marie Shumaker in Bainbridge, Pennsylvania. She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers–Bill Shumaker and Larry Shumaker. Pat is survived by her loving husband...
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Ernesto Castruita

August 23, 2017

Ernesto Castruita was 64 years of age when he went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 23, 2017. Visitation services will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial at 5:00pm followed by a Rosary at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 am departing at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Ernesto was born on August 1, 1953, he was married to Maria...
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Imogene L. Brown

August 19, 2017

On August 19, 2017, Imogene L. Brown passed away. She was a loving mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The immediate family will have a private memorial service. Imogene will be missed dearly. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the following organization: Boysville, Inc. P.O. Box 369 8555 E. Loop 1604 North Converse, TX 78109-0369
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Trinidad M. Valdez

June 15, 1919 - August 19, 2017

Trinidad Valdez went to be with the Lord on August 19, 2017 at age 98. She was born in Goliad, TX on June 15, 1919 to Ilario and Manuela Moreno. She is preceded in death by her husband Petronilo Valdez, 9 brothers and sisters, and son Alfredo Moreno. Trinidad is survived by her daughter Josefina Chapa (Albert-deceased) and son David Valdez (Beatrice), 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 9...
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Kyong Chol Pak

February 3, 1939 - August 13, 2017

Mr. Kyong Chol Pak was called by the Lord on August 13, 2017 at the age of 78. He was a devoted Christian for over 35 years and became the Elder at the "Church With The Lord". He was born in Korea on February 3, 1939. He moved to San Antonio, Texas from Korea on July 29, 1978, with his wife and two children. He operated a clothing manufacturing company for over 20 years and retired. He is...
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June Montgomery

August 10, 1935 - August 2, 2017

Nellie June Montgomery age 81, was born in Houston, TX. She married Robert "Bob" Montgomery. She is preceded in death by her brother Larry. June is survived by her son, Merle Gene (Rebecca) their two children Robert Wayne (Ashley), eight children, and Gena (Derrick), four children; daughter, Charla with her three children, Felisha, three children, Jon Mark, two children, Daniel (Kim), two...
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Maria Luisa Perez-Najera

August 19, 1931 - July 31, 2017

Maria Luisa Perez-Najera 1931 - 2017 Our beloved mother, cherished "Buelita", and loyal friend, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 85. She was born to Joaquin and Juana Perez in Mexico City, Mexico, and was the eldest of ten children. She loved to cook and open her home to family and friends. She sewed her whole life as a hobby and to provide for her brothers and sisters. ...
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Elroy R Pieper

January 13, 1942 - July 24, 2017

Elroy Pieper, born, January 13, 1942, passed peacefully on Monday, 24, 2017 at 75 years of age. He was surrounded by family and friends. Elroy worked for Texas Industrial Services as a Computer Operation Supervisor for 20 years. He worked at St. Luke's in computer operations, and later at Baptist hospital at the information desk until retirement. One of Elroy's favorite pastimes was...
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Michael Edwin Johnson

June 13, 1970 - July 23, 2017

Michael Edwin Johnson born on June 13, 1970 at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas to Richard and Patricia Johnson passed from this life on July 23, 2017 in Schertz, Texas. He was a great son , brother, father, uncle, friend and most importantly Paw Paw. He loved his family and they meant everything to him. He is preceded in death by his father, Richard E. Johnson Sr., mother,...
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Anita A. Ornelas

December 7, 1924 - July 4, 2017

Anita A. Ornelas born on December 7th, 1924 to Severo and Augustina Alaniez in San Diego, Texas and went to be with her Lord on July 4th, 2017 She is survived her sons Paul Ebaben and Andre and wife Elizabeth Ebaben. Sisters Sarah Garcia and Carmen Garcia, eight Grandchildren and eighteen Great Grandchildren. Anita was a life time member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and attended Calvary...
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Domitila Ortega

June 18, 1927 - July 1, 2017

Domitila Ch Ortega Born on June 18, 1927 in Durango, Mexico, to Miguel and Juanita Chaidez, passed from this life to be with her Lord on July 1st, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband Andrew A. Ortega. She is survived by her children; Yolanda Ortega, Simone Alexander, Corrine Darling, Deanna Martin, Margaret Urnick and Michelle Moskal as well as twelve Grandchildren...
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William Thomas Sanders

June 8, 1946 - June 12, 2017

Mr. William Thomas Sanders age 71 passed from this life on June 12, 2017 with his loving family at home. William was born June 8, 1946 in San Antonio, Texas to Edgar Ray Brookbank and Frances Ellen Higgns. He enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1964 and spent 2 years, 9 months, 6 days in service. William is survived by his wife; Tami Keith Sanders, daughter; Robyn LeAnn Griffith, 3 sons; Shane...
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Esperansa Rios Miranda

October 19, 1931 - May 23, 2017

October 19, 1931 - May 23, 2017 Esperansa Rios Miranda went to be in the presence of the Lord on May 23, 2017. Surrounded by her loved ones, she passed peacefully at her home in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in New Braunfels, Texas on October 19, 1931 to Andres and Acencion Rios. Her family moved to San Antonio where she attended Fox Tech High School. After 15 years of marriage to...
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Darlene Denise Wapniewski

April 1, 1953 - May 16, 2017

Darlene Wapniewski, age 64 of San Antonio, Texas passed away on May 16th 2017. She lost her battle with MDS/Leukemia cancer. She was born in Batavia New York on April 1st 1953 to John and Adele Dvoroznak. She is preceded in death by her Husband Gary Wapniewski and her parents. Darlene is survived by her daughter April and her grand-dog Tank. Mom retired from Pepsi Bottling Group after 34 years,...
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Pramook Promphan

December 14, 1966 - May 15, 2017

Mr. Pramook Promphan, 50 years of age passed from this life on May 15, 2017 in Virginia. He was born December 14, 1966 in Thailand to Thongsuk Promhan and Vanna Songmuang. He is survived by his mother and Step father; Vanna and John Henry Blum, two sisters, Debbie Stallings and Rosa Lewis and numerous friends. Funeral Service will be Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Chapel Hill Funeral...
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Eugene "Geno" Dominguez

February 13, 1964 - May 12, 2017

Mr. Eugene "Geno" Gallego Dominguez, 53 years old passed from this life on May 12, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Geno was born in San Antonio, Texas on February 13, 1964 to Jose' Dominguez and Gloria Gallego. He is survived by 4 adoring children; Enzo Rain Dominguez, Ezra Rain Dominguez, Ezekiel Rain Dominguez and Mazzy Rain Dominguez. Sisters; Elizabeth A. Garcia, Olivia D. Chaverria, Brenda...
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Ronald Lee Young

May 30, 1949 - May 11, 2017

Ronald Lee "Ron" Young – singer, songwriter, journalist, son, brother, uncle, and friend – passed away on May 11, 2017, at age 67, after a long battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, William D. Young; his stepfather, Tony Capitao; and two brothers, Clay and Rick Young. A native of San Antonio, Ron graduated from Robert E. Lee High School, and attended San Antonio...
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James Richard Cone

March 30, 1946 - May 9, 2017

MR. JAMES RICHARD CONE James Richard Cone was born on March 30, 1946. He passed away on May 9, 2017 at the age of 71. James is survived by Cherry, his loving wife of 50 years. He's survived by his son Darren, daughter Wendy; and their spouses Karen Cone and Rick Gonzalez. He's survived also by his grandkids that were the gleam in his eye to him. Haley and Kyle Cone, Jacob and Riley Gonzalez...
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Bruce John Bitney

October 8, 1939 - May 4, 2017

Master Sergeant Bruce J Bitney USAF Ret. passed away Thursday May 4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas, supported by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer and its complications. He was born October 8, 1939, in Bloomer, Wisconsin, the son of Raymond Bitney and Norma (Limp) Bitney. Bruce graduated from Bloomer High School in 1957. He attended Ripon College for one year before...
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Margie Sarah Adams

January 4, 1926 - April 15, 2017

Mrs. Margie Sarah Adams, 91 years of age passed from this life on April 15, 2017. Margie was born in Rock Springs, Texas to James Barfield and Linda Kruger on January 4, 1926. She was a business Owner in several genres', including Art work, Oil Painting, a Flower Shop and other ventures as time permitted. Survivors include: Daughter; Cynthia Kay Osborn, Sons; Frank Edward Adams III, David R....
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Kim Hibbert

April 26, 1933 - April 7, 2017

Mrs. Kim Hibbert, 83 years of age passed from this life on Friday, April 7, 2017. Kim Was born in South Korea on April 26, 1933 to Heung and Bong Kim. She met and married Omega Hibbert, and he preceded her in death in 1997. She is survived by one daughter; Kyung Park, 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. One special adopted daughter; Jacqueline Meyer. Funeral services were held Monday...
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Eddie Doyle Wiese

February 10, 1951 - April 4, 2017

Eddie Doyle Wiese, 66 years of age passed from this life on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Eddie was born in San Antonio to Gerald Richard and Blake Freeman Wiese on February 10, 1951. He married Angelita Ladia after serving in The United States Army. He is survived by his loving wife; Angelita Wiese, and his brother; Bradford Wiese. Interment was at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on Monday,...
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Mary Stoops

April 3, 2017

Mary Olga Stoops, 65 years of age of San Antonio, Texas went to be with the Lord on April 3rd, 2017. She was born in Marion, Texas on April 14th, 1951 to Albino and Elvira Espinoza. She was a graduate of Sam Houston High School. Mary was a loving wife, mother, step-mother, grandmother (Momo), sister, aunt and friend. Mary enjoyed playing Mexican bingo with her grandkids, meeting them for...
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Elia Solis

November 21, 1947 - April 1, 2017

Elia Solis of San Antonio, TX went to be with the Lord on April 1 2017 at the age of 69. Elia was born November 21 1947 to her parents Carlos Flores of Pearsall, TX and Agueda Coronado of Cotulla, TX. Elia is survived by her loving husband Frank Solis of San Antonio, TX. Elia was a proud mother to three sons Francisco Solis Jr, Steven Solis, Jonathan Solis. Elia was a proud mother to four...
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Ruben George Sanchez

April 23, 1950 - March 27, 2017

Ruben George Sanchez born April 23, 1950 in San Antonio Texas to Erasmo Sanchez and Guadalupe Sanchez was called to his heavenly home on March 27, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings Hector Erasmo Sanchez, Mary Rose Garcia, Evangelina Baray and Arthur Sanchez. Ruben is survived by his siblings; Elia Aguirre, Ernest Sanchez, Lupita (Jesse) Saldivar, nephews and nieces, beloved...
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Vernon Edward Galle

June 11, 1925 - March 7, 2017

Vernon Edward Galle entered eternal rest at the age of 91. Vernon is survived by his childhood sweetheart Joyce his wife of 70 years. Four daughters Barbara Knox, Velma Galle, Vernel Newman, Beverly Byrge(Chuck). Five grandchildren Kimberly LaQue(Jerome) Stephen Knox(Stephanie) Nicholas Knox(Rosemary) Virginia Bialowas(Jody) Michelle Friedeck(Nelson). 10 Great-grandchildren. He entered the Navy...
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Cynthia Lynn Thornton

July 19, 1951 - March 2, 2017

Cynthia Lynn Thornton, age 65 years, passed away March 2nd, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Born July 19th, 1951 in Hawaii, she was the daughter of the late Garland Midgett, Sr. and Delores Rose Thompson. She is survived by her brother Garland and his wife Stell, and her niece Chandra Monnett. She also leaves behind many caring friends. One of whom writes; "A gentle soul, too kind for this world....
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Phonsavanh Sourignavong

December 1, 1976 - February 24, 2017

Phonsavanh "Ponce" Sourignavong, 40, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017. He was born on Dec. 1, 1976 in Vientiane, Laos and relocated to the U.S. in 1980 with his parents and sister. Ponce graduated from ITT Technical Institute and held a career in information technology. Ponce is survived by his daughter, Destynee, and his dog, Chong along with his mother ...
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Lamelbra Ann Gutierrez

December 3, 1968 - February 24, 2017

LAMELBRA ANN GUTIERREZ Lamelbra Ann Gutierrez, 48 years of age passed from this life on Friday, 24 February, 2017. Lamelbra was born December 3, 1968 in Greenville, Mississippi to Willie J. Calvin Jr. & Mary Lillie Mays Calvin. She is survived by her loving parents Willie J. Jr. and Mary Lillie Calvin, Daughter, Lauren Gutierrez, Sons; Michael Gutierrez, William Gutierrez, August Gutierrez,...
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Harry Edward West

January 24, 1941 - February 18, 2017

Harry Edward West – 18 Feb 2017 Harry West passed away peacefully on 18 Feb 2017 in his home in San Antonio, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Harry was born in Somerset, Kentucky on 24 January 1941 were he traveled through the state of Kentucky with his family until he decided to join the military. Harry joined the Air Force in 17 Jul 1963 and after a lustrous 25 year career, he...
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Joyce Lorane DeBravo

November 27, 1935 - January 27, 2017

Joyce "Memaw" DeBravo, born November 27, 1935, went to be with our Lord on January 27, 2017 at the age of 81. She is preceded in death by her oldest son, Steven DeBravo. Joyce is survived by Yvonne Urbaneck, Mark DeBravo and wife Karen, Sandra Fanick and husband Michael, and her brother Marvin Haese. Joyce was loved by many, especially her 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Joyce also...
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Cheong Park

May 3, 1926 - January 20, 2017

Cheong Park went to be with the Lord on the 20th of January 2017, he was born on the 3rd of May 1926. He is survived by his wife Regina , sons Jacob G. and wife Jeong Hui , John W. and wife Yoing Mi , Stephon N. and wife Sarah M. Also two sisters Hang Ja Strawn and Sa Won Park. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren; Ashley, Yoomi, Soomi, Brandon, Christopher, Katherine, Anna, Madeline and...
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Arnulfo Apolinar

February 7, 1921 - January 19, 2017

went to be with the Lord on the 19th of January 2017 at the age of 95. He was born on the 7th of February 1921. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan Apolinar and Angelita Casas, his sister, Angelita Gallo, and his two brothers, Juan Apolinar Jr., and Daniel Apolinar. He had 4 nieces and 3 nephews. He loved sitting in the warm sun as much as possible. The warmer the better. A...
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Anna Bush

December 18, 1932 - January 16, 2017

Anna I. Bush went to be with the Lord on the 16th of January 2017, at the age of 84, She was born in Monterey, Tennessee on the 18th of December 1932 to Jeffrey and Cora Williams. She was a loving mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother. She will be remembered for enjoyment of partys, country music, and dancing. But most of all her love for all children. She will be...
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Ismael G. Cortez

August 4, 1925 - January 4, 2017

Our beloved "Daddy," Ismael G. Cortez, passed away at his home in San Antonio, Texas on January 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mateo Cortez and Maria Garcia. Born in San Benito, Texas, he went on to proudly serve in the United States Army during World War II and was twice the recipient of the Bronze Star. He is survived by his daughters from a previous marriage to the late...
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Juan B. Cantu, Jr.

May 3, 1954 - December 27, 2016

Juan B. Cantu Jr., age 62 years, was reunited with his Heavenly Father on December 27th, 2016 surrounded by his children, grand children and great grandchildren. He was born May 3rd, 1954 to Juan B. Cantu, Sr. and Consuelo Young of New Braunfels, Texas.He married Ernestina Serna, and together they were blessed with nine children. Juan was an avid car enthusiast, Many days you could find him...
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Edward Stanley Toepperwein

September 12, 1941 - December 18, 2016

Edward Stanley Toepperwein, 75, entered eternal rest on December 18, 2016.He was born September 12, 1941 in San Antonio, Texas to Stanley and Vivian Toepperwein. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1959. He worked for seven years at the Federal Reserve Bank in San Antonio, Texas. Following, he worked at IBM as a Typewriter Technician for fourteen years after which he started his...
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Concepcion M. Hernandez

July 30, 1921 - December 13, 2016

Concepcion M. Hernandez went to be with the Lord on December 13th, 2016, at the age of 95. She was born in Robstown, Texas on the 30th of July, 1921 to Secundino and Dolores Martinez. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grand mother, and great-great grandmother. She will be remembered for her love of crocheting, gardening and spending time outdoors with all of her family. She will...
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Dorris Marie Moore

January 27, 1933 - December 9, 2016

Mrs. Dorris Moore, born on January 27, 1933 went to be with the Lord on December 9, 2016. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Milton Moore, son Wayne Moore and sister Mary Jo Hierholzer. She is survived by her son Jimmy Moore, her daughter Melinda Flores, her sister Bobbie Stone, her 8 grandchildren, 11 greatgrandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Dorris was born in Hubbard,...
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Chloe Danielle Shiverdecker

October 25, 1999 - December 7, 2016

Chloe Danielle Shiverdecker, age 17 and a senior a Randolph High School died on December 7th, 2016, the result of a tragic automobile accident. She was born October 25th, 1999 into an Air Force family; she was able to much of the United States with Texas as her last stop before being taken to her heavenly home where she received her diamond encrusted wings. She was passionate about everything she...
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Roy Rodriguez IV

August 2, 1995 - December 3, 2016

Roy Rodriguez IV, died Saturday, December 3, 2016. He is survived by his parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents, and a whole lot of family. Roy was a graduate of John Paul Stevens High School and attended class at Northwest Vista College. Through his years in school he played basketball, tennis, soccer and played in the school band. Roy loved sports and music. He was always making his own beats...
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Cynthia Marie Villanueva

January 22, 1964 - December 2, 2016

Cynthia Marie Villanueva, age 52, went to be with our Lord and Savior on December 2nd, 2016. She was born January 22nd, 1964 to Mary Helen Rodriguez and Domingo Vargas, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas. Cynthia Married Gavino Villanueva, Jr. on March 23rd, 1984 and from this union three children were born. Cynthia lived in San Antonio all her life but traveled often with her family. Cynthia loved Jesus...
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Adelmiro Acosta

June 29, 1941 - November 27, 2016

Adelmiro "Miro" Acosta, age 75, passed away in death Sunday, November 27th, 2016. He was born June 29th, 1941 to Leo and Porfiria Acosta in Mission, Texas. He attended Sharyland High School, and was a star running back , captain of the football team and an all-star athlete. Miro married Elva Flores on July 21st, 1963 and from this union four children were born. Shortly after their marriage, they...
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Jermaine Terrel Sutton

November 26, 2016

Mr. Jermaine Terrel Sutton, 28 years of age passed from this life on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Jermaine was born June 3, 1988 in San Antonio to William Lloyd Sutton and Mary Lynn Hubbell. After graduating high school, he became a car detailer. Jermaine is survived by his parents; William and Mary, children; Kaiden and Alyssa. Brothers; William, Derrick, D'Shawn, James, BillyDee, Corey,...
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Frances Patricia Watson

May 22, 1927 - November 25, 2016

Frances Patricia Watson, age 89, passed away in death Friday, November 25th, 2016. She was born May 22nd, 1927 to Thomas and Frances Anne Keeble in Ipswich, England. Frances married Douglas A. Watson on August 23rd, 1948 and from this union four children were born. Frances moved to San Antonio, Texas from London, England in February of 1959 with her three children. In 1966, her fourth child...
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Jeff R. Bassham

November 12, 1954 - November 23, 2016

Jeff R. Bassham went to be with his Lord and savior on November 23rd, 2016 at his home in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on November 12th, 1954 in Harlan, Kentucky to Harold F. Bassham and Audrey Brumbaugh who preceded him in death. After attending college at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha, Jeff served proudly in the United States Navy for...
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Clara Wind Plizga

December 29, 1917 - November 20, 2016

Clara "Clare" Plizga, 98, born December 29, 1917 passed away on November 20, 2016. Clara was preceded in death by her husband Anthony "Tony" J. Plizga, her daughter Dagmar (Candi") E. (Plizga) White, grandsons Anthony "Tony" A. White and Everette "Earl" White. She is survived by her loving son-in-law Rick White, grandson David D. White, great-granddaughter Jessica and great-grandson Jacob White....
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Grace Theresa Wick

June 23, 1931 - November 7, 2016

Grace Theresa Wick, age 85, passed away November 7th, 2016. She was born June 23rd, 1931 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Preceding her in death was her son, Christopher V. Wick. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret M. Martinez and husband Arno. Visitation will be at St. Monica's Catholic Church in Converse, Texas on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 11:00 AM with a Rosary at 12:00 Noon. A funeral...
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Israel G. Garza, Sr.

December 11, 1929 - November 5, 2016

Israel G. Garza, Sr., aged 86 years, was called home to be with the Lord on the 5th of November, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Born in San Antonio, Texas on the 11th of December, 1929 to Jesus Garza and Esperanza Guerra. Israel worked as a truck driver for River City Produce for many years to provide for his family. He also boxed and loved to tell stories and reminisce with the many...
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Rita Elaine Woodward

October 27, 2016

Rita Elaine Woodward passed away on October 27th, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Harold G. Woodward. She is survived by her four children, Geoffrey Harold, Christi Ann (Dockery), Mark Forrest, and Paul Scott Woodward; their spouses, seven grandchildren and five-great granchildren. She was a Registered Nurse and retired from Methodist Hospital. She was also a Substitute...
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Roland Henry Barrera

September 21, 1945 - October 21, 2016

Roland Henry Barrera of San Antonio, Texas passed away on October 21, 2016 surrounded by his family and loved ones. He served in the US Army for three years and nine years in the Texas National Guard. He loved to hunt, fish, bow and arrow hunt, and explore genealogy. He is preceded in death by his father Albert Barrera Jr. mother Virginia Barrera, brother Albert Barrera III, son Roland H. Barrera...
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Kimberly Hope Green

September 10, 1965 - October 7, 2016

Kimberly Hope Green, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on October 7th, 2016, after a long illness. She was born in North Carolina on August 10th, 1965, and married Irl Green seven years ago. "She was so strong, whatever she put her mind to, she would do. Whoever she befriended, she gave them all she could to be the best friend she could be. Whoever she loved, she gave it her all even if they...
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Ivo Henry Graeve

November 17, 1933 - October 4, 2016

Ivo Henry Graeve passed away peacefully in his home from complications of congestive heart failure on October 4th, 2016, at the age of 82. He was born to William A. Graeve and Stella O. Hodapp in Emmitsburg, Iowa on November 17, 1933. Ivo enlisted in the United States Navy in April, 1952 and served on the USS Hollister until his Honorable Discharge in 1956 and earned the Navy China Service Medal...
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Joaquin Miguel Velazquez

March 10, 1994 - September 17, 2016

Joaquin Miguel Velazquez passed away September 17th, 2016, at the age of 22 years. He was born to Jaime D. Velazquez and Rosemary Velazquez (nee Garcia) in Houston, Texas on March 10th 1994. Joaquin will always be remembered for his great love for baseball, teaching kids to play baseball, the Houston Texans, BBQ with his family and his friends. He loved dancing and the music of Carrie Underwood....
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Guadalupe Gonzales Serna

October 11, 1926 - September 11, 2016

Guadalupe Serna, age 89 years, was reunited with her Heavenly Father on September 11th, 2016 surrounded by her children, grand children, great grand children, and great great grandchildren. She was born October 11th, 1926 to Abundio Gonzales and Urashia Reyes of New Braunfels, Texas. In 1944 she married Roberto R. Serna, and together they had seven children. They were married for 58 years before...
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Mary Alice Lavender

January 29, 1928 - September 6, 2016

Mary Alice Lavender passed away on September 6th, 2016. She was born on January 29th, 1928 to Cuma (Hamilton) and Robert Pollard in Houston, Texas, where she grew up. She attended Houston public schools and Rice University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English and a Masters' degree in American History. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Mary Alice married James Mitchell Lavender on...
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Sarah H. Aleman

March 8, 1964 - August 30, 2016

Sarah "Sarita" H. Aleman, age 52, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016. She was born on March 8th, 1964 to Pablo Aleman and Esperanza Hernandez in San Antonio, Texas, who preceded her in death. Sarita left a lasting impression on all who knew her; family, friends and co-workers. She was very giving and always thinking of others, especially children and her Mama. She...
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Carmen R. Cantu

July 25, 1926 - August 29, 2016

Carmen R. Cantu, born in New Braunfels, Texas, July 25th, 1926, went to be with her Lord on August 29th, 2016. She passed peacefully away at home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edilio Cantu, Sr., her parents, Jose and Antonia Reyes, her two younger sisters and an older brother. She is survived by her four sons, Edilio, Jr., Ernest, Ramiro and Raul;...
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Jose U. Aguilar

March 10, 1919 - August 19, 2016

Jose U. Aguilar of Converse, Texas, passed away on Friday, August 19th, 2016 at the age of 97 years. Born on March 10th, 1919 in Allende, Mexico, he was the son of Pasqual Aguilar and Ruby Ursua. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the United States Army Air Corps and was there at the third landing on the Normandy Beach during the D-day Invasion. It was during this hard-fought war...
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Patricia Louise Burkham

October 18, 1937 - July 3, 2016

Patricia Louise Kaough Johnson Burkham, born to Edward Patrick and Gladys May (McGuire) Kaough on 18 October, 1937, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, went to be with the Lord on July 3rd, 2016 in Schertz, Texas. She graduated from Westlake High School in 1955 and went on to McNeese State University where she had received scholarship playing the snare drums. She married and became a military wife...
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Elvira Castillo Espinoza

August 29, 1953 - July 2, 2016

Elvira went home to be with our Lord on July 2nd, 2016 at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her mother, Reyna Barrera, daughter Vanessa Guzman, grandson Roger Nicholas Menchaca, brother Tony Barrera (Sohui), sisters Janie Palacios (Robert), Mary Simmons (John), Liz Montoya (Pedro) and many nephews and nieces and extended family and loving friends. She was a nurse and lived for her patients...
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Audrey R. Gilles

August 19, 1934 - June 19, 2016

Audrey R. Gilles, age 81 years, passed away on June 19th, 2016. Born on August 19th, 1934, in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the daughter of Earl and Velma (nee Reinard) Pentico. Her parents preceded her in death as well as her husband, Peter Gilles. She is survived by her son, Alfred Gilles; Her daughters Kelly Juett, and Maria Martinez; her brother Maurice Pentico and ten Grandchildren and three...
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Mary Louise Stewart

January 4, 1925 - June 10, 2016

Our beloved Mother, Mary Louise Simmons Stewart, passed into the loving arms of her Lord on Friday, June 10th, 2016 at the age of 91. She was born on January 4th, 1925 to Ernest R. and Hattie Simmons in San Antonio, Tx. She graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1942 as the Vice President of the senior class and played clarinet in the Mighty Eagles Band. She was very proud of her...
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Gary Wapniewski

September 10, 1953 - June 10, 2016

Gary Wapniewski, age 62, of San Antonio, Texas passed away on June 10th, 2016 following complications of an aneurysm. Born in Depew, New York on September 10th, 1953 to Benjamin and Lucy Wapniewski, Gary moved to Texas 38 years ago with his wife, Darlene and daughter, April. He retired from Big Red Bottling Company after 27 years where he held many different positions, and was enjoying his...
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Jaime E. Alonso

October 12, 1990 - June 8, 2016

Jaime E. Alonso habia ganado a su alas de Angel en la noche del miercoles, 8 de Junio de 2016. Nacio el 12 de Octubre de 1990 en Los Angeles, California, Jaime S. Alonso y Norma L. Hernandez. Jaime gustaba jugar videojuegos, comiendo osos gomosos, y beber monstrous pero lo importante es que amo a su familia y amigos mas que nada. Se esforzo por ser el major hijo, hermano, tio y amigo que podria...
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Barbara Caroline Gurley

October 18, 1921 - June 2, 2016

The life of Barbara Caroline (Reifsnyder) Gurley came to a peaceful end at Northeast Methodist Hospital on June 2nd, 2016, at the age of 94 years. Barbara was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Maurice and Augusta Reifsnyder on October 18th, 1921. She grew up in Lansing, Michigan, raised by her maternal grandmother, Carolena (Knapp) Groves after her mother's premature death. She now joins them and...
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Floyd R. Dickey

January 22, 1929 - May 24, 2016

Floyd R. Dickey, age 87 years, of San Antonio, Texas passed away on May 24, 2016 under the care of Gentiva Hospice. He was born in Speed, Indiana on January 22, 1929. Floyd owned and operated a farm equipment repair company in Indiana while driving big rigs cross country. He married Marie (D) and had 6 children; Joyce (D), Bill (D), JoAnn Smith (Marvin), Jerry Dickey (Brenda), Mike Dickey (Lisa)...
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Gilbert R. Garcia, Sr.

July 5, 1950 - May 24, 2016

Gilbert R. Garcia, father and grandfather, passed away on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. He was born here in San Antonio, Texas on July 5th, 1950 to Marcos and Elvira Garcia. He served in the United States Marine Corps and, after his discharge, went to work for Coca-Cola, Kelly Air Force Base and Lockheed Martin. Gilbert is survived by his three sons, six grandchildren and numerous friends. He was...
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Gilbert Gonzalez

December 24, 1963 - May 16, 2016

On May 16th, 2016, Gilbert Gonzalez, at the young age of 52 years, lost his heroic battle with lymphoma. He was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother, uncle and best friend who was cherished by many. A great man who was a role model and mentor to his many children, grandchildren and friends. Gilbert loved the outdoors and would hunt, fish and go camping often. He also enjoyed skating...
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Quint Guadalupe Payton

January 3, 1983 - April 22, 2016

Quint Guadalupe Payton passed away suddenly on Friday, April 22, 2016 at his home in San Antonio, Texas. He was 33 years old. He was born in Long Beach, California on January 3rd, 1983 to Duane and Blanca Payton. Married to Kristy Payton, Quint was an ambitious young man who started his family at a young age as his dream was for a large family. A humble man who loved to converse with older people...
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Cyrise Cone

January 10, 1980 - April 20, 2016

Cyrise Cone, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away April 20, 2016 after a brief illness. She was 36 years old. Cyrise leaves behind her loving husband, Josh, a son Reece, daughters Aubrey, Camryn and Gina. A graveside service will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Park, 7735 Gibbs Sprawl Rd., San Antonio, TX 78239, at 1:00 PM on April 22, 2016.
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Joseph Anthony McNulty

December 26, 1937 - April 1, 2016

Joseph Anthony McNulty entered rest on April 1, 2016 at his home with his family at his side after a lengthy illness. He was born December 26, 1937 in Manhattan, New York. "Mac," as his family and friends knew him, was the son of Joseph Aloysius McNulty, of Manhattan and Anne Morgan Durkin of Brooklyn, New York. Mr. McNulty had a career in the U.S. Army that took him to France, Germany and...
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Humberto Caballero, Sr.

October 23, 1951 - March 22, 2016

Humberto Caballero Sr., 64, died March 22, 2016 with his family by his side in San Antonio, Texas after a short but courageous battle with cirrhosis. He is preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth M. Caballero, parents Josefina and Jesus R. Caballero, Jr., sister M. Carlota Sosa, brother Raul Daniel Caballero, grandson Paul Caballero, Jr., nephews L. Eloy Sosa, Jr., Roberto Caballero and niece...
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Clarence Robert Carter

June 27, 1930 - March 17, 2016

Clarence Robert Carter passed away from a short but courageous battle with cancer on March 17, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 85 surrounded by his family. Clarence was a devoted husband and caregiver to Bonnie, his wife of 62 years, who preceded him in death on December 28, 2015.Clarence is survived by his children Joan Carter, Patricia Holman and husband Richard, and Mark Carter....
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Herbert A. Porte

August 24, 1948 - March 12, 2016

Herbert A. Porte, 67, died after a long struggle with emphysema on Saturday, March 12, 2016 in Converse, Texas. He was born August 24, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana and is preceded in death by his wife Catherine Wale Porte and daughter Angela Forbes. He is survived by a brother and four sisters, his son Edward Porte and four grandchildren: Britnie Porte and Alexis, Joseph and Jeremy Forbes....
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Larry Lee Williams

September 20, 1946 - March 11, 2016

Larry Lee Williams passed away peacefully on March 11, 2016 in his home in Seguin, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Larry lost his heroic battle with pancreatic cancer and is now with our Lord and Savior. Larry was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 20, 1946. He was raised in Hondo, Texas and spent his later years in and around the San Antonio area. He proudly served in the U.S. Army,...
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Alejandro Saldana, Jr.

February 21, 2009 - February 20, 2016

Alejandro Saldana, Jr. passed away on February 20, 2016. He was born February 21, 2009 to Alejandro and Patricia Saldana in Dallas, TX. He is survived by his parents, brothers Axel and Luis Saldana, and his sisters Arely and Karina Saldana. Visitation will be Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, with a Rosary at 6:30 PM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 7735 Gibbs Sprawl Rd., San...
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Ha Bich Marsh

February 20, 1967 - February 20, 2016

Ha Bich Begole Marsh was born February 20th, 1967 in Saigon, Vietnam. Kim, as she was known to family and friends, entered into eternal rest February 20th, 2016 on her 49th birthday as she was going to Eagle Pass to celebrate her birthday at the casino. Kim enjoyed crafting and working with children, as well as being a volunteer with the Converse Police Department. Kim was a long time employee of...
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Richard David Glose

June 24, 1948 - February 19, 2016

Richard David Glose, son of Richard Charles and Esther Krull Glose, was born in Springville, New York on June 24, 1948 and passed away February 19th, 2016, after a long hospitalization. Growing up in Hamburg, NY, and later in Pamona, CA, he attended universities to study geology and art history. During that time, living and commuting in an old VW bus made him a true hippie to his adoring nieces....
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Janet Lois Harper

January 22, 1934 - February 15, 2016

Janet Lois Mooney Harper went to be with the Lord on February 15, 2016. Born on January 22nd, 1934 in Del Rio, Texas to Joseph T. Mooney and Ora B. Mooney (nee Nichols), they soon moved to the Harlandale area of south San Antonio. There, she met Robert Harper and they married in 1953, and moved to Kirby, Texas, where she became instrumental in the founding of Kirby Baptist Church and remained an...
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James C. Dreher, Jr.

February 19, 1950 - February 8, 2016

James Charles Dreher, Jr. was born February 19, 1950 to James C. and Wilodean B. Dreher in Columbia, South Carolina. Growing up, he lived in Columbia and Greenville, S.C., Harlingen and San Antonio, Texas. In 1969 he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio and joined the United States Army in 1971 to honorably serve his country. His job in the Army was in Avionics Flight...
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Rosalina Manuel McCampbell

June 28, 1924 - January 29, 2016

Rosalina Manuel McCampbell was one of twelve children born to Esteban and Maria Santos Manuel. She was born June 28, 1924 in Manila, Philipines. She met and married Amil Jackson, Sr. and they became the parents of Christina Jackson Morgan, Amil Jackson, Jr. and Freddie Jackson. Rosalina was preceded in death by her son Amil Jackson Jr., killed in action in Quang Ngai, Vietnam while honorably...
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Miguel H. Troncoso

May 8, 1935 - January 29, 2016

Mr. Miguel H. Troncoso passed away peacefully on Friday, January 29, 2016. Born in New Berlin, Texas on May 8, 1935 to Joaquin and Cristina Troncoso. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Virginia Camarillo Troncoso, five children, Mary T. Hernandez and husband Alfred, Patricia T. Hernandez, Bertha T. Burch and husband Douglas, Mickie T. Almanza and husband Gilbert, and Michael T. Troncoso;...
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Maria Salas Gibson

May 21, 1950 - January 24, 2016

Maria Salas Gibson, age 65 years, passed away on January 24th, 2016. She was born in Mc Allen Texas on May 21st, 1950 to Juanquina Santiago. Maria worked tirelessly at the San Antonio Country Club. Married to James Gibson, Maria enjoyed the love of her extended family for her entire life. She is survived by her husband James; her sons Pete Silva, Rene Silva and James Gibson; daughters April...
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Mark D. Ebaben

July 3, 1951 - January 23, 2016

Mark D. Ebaben was born July 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Pershing Elementary School, St. Patrick's Catholic School, St. Gerard's Catholic and Hawthorne Middle School before graduating from Edison High School In 1970. He was a member of the Golden Bear Band which he enjoyed very much. After school he joined the United States Air Force for four years. He then joined the United States...
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Michelle Elizabeth Reed

August 11, 1981 - January 21, 2016

Michelle Elizabeth Reed passed away suddenly at her home in San Antonio, Texas. She was 34 years old. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on August 11th, 1981 to Robert and Laura (nee Kowalsky) Pettit. Married to Thomas Reed, Michelle was ambitious young woman who started her own mortgage company. She was an avid reader who also loved to "binge watch" her favorite TV shows over and over again....
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Leonard H. Wale

January 6, 1950 - January 20, 2016

Leonard H. Wale, age 66 years, went to be with the Lord after a lengthy battle with cancer on January 20th, 2016. He was the husband of Mary Wale and they spent 24 wonderful years together. Leonard was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 6th, 1950 and relocated to San Antonio during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He is survived by his wife Mary Gras Wale, daughter Melissa Wale, sister...
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Alfred Garza De Soto, Sr.

October 12, 1923 - January 16, 2016

Alfred Garza De Soto, Sr., age 92 years, passed away on January 16th, 2016. He was born in San Antonio, Texas to Aurelio and Felipa Garza De Soto. He is preceded in death by his wife, Clara Trevino and son Alfred T. De Soto, Jr. Alfred served in the United States Army and the United States Marines. Alfred is survived by his daughters Rosa Reyes and husband Federico, Marie De Soto, Leticia Bridge...
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