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Blanca Sara Rapaport

March 9, 1923 - October 19, 2018

With sadness we announce the passing of Blanca Sara Rapaport our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Blanca was known to family and so many friends as "Bube" the spanishized version of the Yiddish word for Grandma. And, she was the loving and caring grandma to so many. She is survived by her children; Carlos and Linda Rapaport, Jaime and Ana Rapaport, Raquel and Lenny Holzman; her...
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Charlene Hinze Blackwell

January 16, 1948 - October 17, 2018

With sadness we announce the passing of Charlene Hinze Blackwell our dear wife, mother and grandmother on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Charlene was born on January 16, 1948 to Alfred and Alice Hinze in Robstown, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband John C Blackwell, children, Marci (Kurt) VandenHouten, Green Bay, WI, Kevin (Hayley)...
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Richard Hall Keahey

February 8, 1931 - October 17, 2018

Richard Hall "Dick" Keahey, 87, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Dick was born on February 8, 1931 to Thomas Jefferson Keahey and Grady Hall Keahey in San Antonio. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Patricia Keahey McReynolds; his sister in law, Dorothy Gay Blanks Keahey; and his nephew, David Alan Keahey. He is...
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Beverly Timberlake Abbey

January 9, 1930 - October 16, 2018

Beverly Timberlake Abbey passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018. She was born into a ranching family in Deming, New Mexico, on January 9, 1930, the daughter of Thomas Edgar Timberlake and Sylvia Nagle Timberlake. She survived both of her parents and her two older brothers, Thomas Edgar Timberlake Jr. and Robert Mason Timberlake. Although her family ranched in New Mexico and Colorado,...
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Stanley Alan Keilson

June 28, 1925 - October 15, 2018

Stanley Alan Keilson was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 28, 1925 to Charles Keilson and Estelle Hurwitz and passed away peacefully at his residence in Laredo, Texas on Monday, October 15, 2018. His family moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1939 and he graduated from Jefferson High School in May 1943, just in time to be inducted into the US Army during World War II. Stanley initially served in the...
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Martin Casias Guerrero

April 16, 1932 - October 14, 2018

Martin C. Guerrero, age 86, died on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in San Antonio Texas. From his birth in San Antonio, Texas, on April 16, 1932 to his death on Sunday, October 14, 2018, a loving patriotic veteran and proud man. Born to Abel Guerrero and Elena Guerrero and was the youngest of two children. By the age of 19, He joined the Army and was sent to fight in the Korean War in 1951. He was...
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James "Jim" A. Finch

July 2, 1964 - October 14, 2018

James "Jim" A. Finch, age 54, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Jim was born in San Antonio, the fifth of six children. He was paralyzed at the age of 14 by a drunk driver and thus began a lifetime of beating all odds and expectations. He was given an early model TI 99 computer and, using a mouth stick, began learning to use a computer. Later he employed the use...
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Carmen G. Zamarripa

April 17, 1927 - October 13, 2018

Carmen G. Zamarripa, age 91, of Eagle Pass, passed to her Eternal Rest on Saturday, October 13, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Humberto Zamarripa C.; parents, Santana and Rosa Garza; brothers, Ignacio and Santiago R. Garza; and sisters, Santitos Garza and Maria del Refugio Zapata; and son-in-law, Isaac Ray Neeley. She is survived by her children, Eva Zamarripa, Maria Elena...
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Christine J. Parma

September 21, 1923 - October 12, 2018

Surrounded by her devoted family, Christine J. Parma, age 95, passed peacefully on Friday, October 12, 2018. Born in Loire, Texas, on September 21, 1923, to Joseph and Frances Jasik, she grew up on a farm but the finer life of the city replaced the farm after she moved to San Antonio. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Louis J. Parma, nine older siblings, and grandson, John...
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Doris Ann Gummelt Foster

February 11, 1929 - October 12, 2018

Doris Ann Foster was born in Lorena, Texas to Walter and Erna Gummelt. Doris received Jesus Christ into her life at nine years. She graduated from Lorena High School and business college. While a secretary in Waco, she volunteered at a mission with her brother, Walter, leading to God's call to full-time Christian service. In preparation, Doris majored in Elementary Education at Baylor....
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Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez

January 6, 1947 - October 12, 2018

Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez, son of Julia & Tomas Hernandez, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in the early morning hours of October 12, 2018, at the age of 71. Nino was born in Blessing, Texas on January 6, 1947. He served his country honorably in the US Air Force, and as such, he will be buried with honors at the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on October 19, 2018. A...
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Pat Priest

November 13, 1940 - October 12, 2018

Judge Pat Priest was born in Gainesville, Florida. He and his family lived in Florida, Illinois, Brownsville, and, finally, Harlingen, Texas, where he met his high school sweetheart, Nancy Dague, in the high school band. Pat graduated from Harlingen High School in 1958 and then attended Tulane University on a full Navy ROTC Scholarship. He and Nancy married in 1961. After graduating Tulane in...
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Delores Joe Miller "Dolly"

August 26, 1926 - October 11, 2018

Delores Joe Miller, 92, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Born in Calhoun, LA on August 26, 1926, she was a military wife who loved to travel. She was an elementary school librarian, a homemaker, and enjoyed playing bunco. Dolly was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Charles Milton Miller, Sr., and a son, Charles Miller, Jr. Survivors include...
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Ethel Connally Schram

December 5, 1923 - October 11, 2018

Ethel Schram departed her earthly life on Thursday, October 11, 2018 and entered into God's Heavenly Kingdom, less than two months shy of her 95th birthday. She was born Ethelene Elizabeth on December 5, 1923, the youngest of 11 babies, nine of which survived to adulthood, to parents Nolton M. and Elizabeth Spear Connally in Floresville, Texas. At the age of 7, Ethel, known as "Sis" to her...
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Juan J. Guerra , SR.

October 20, 1949 - October 10, 2018

Juan J. Guerra Sr., age 68 passed away on Wednesday October 10, 2018. He served in the US Army for 25 years. He was also a retired truck driver. Juan was a Ranch owner in Rocksprings, TX. He loved hunting and listening to his music. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Roger Dovalina. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Linda Guerra; son, Juan J. Guerra Jr.;...
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Consuelo C. Garcia

September 14, 1937 - October 10, 2018

The Light of our lives, Consuelo Garcia, went to be with the Lord the morning of October 10, 2018. Connie, as she liked to be called, was born in San Antonio and was an avid Spurs fan. She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Rudy and Patsy Toscano; beloved son, David; and numerous relatives and friends. Connie leaves behind her devoted husband of 57 years, Albert; loving children and...
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Anthony S. Reyna

October 22, 1931 - October 6, 2018

Anthony S. Reyna, known to his friends and family as "Tony" or "Opa" (Grandfather) went to be with the Lord he loved so dearly, family, and friends who have passed before him on Friday, October 6th, 2018 at the age of 86. He was an outgoing and God-fearing man who was a husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, friend, and very proudly, a Marine in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was known to everyone...
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Marjorie Mae Moss Hardy

August 28, 1920 - October 6, 2018

MARJORIE MAE MOSS HARDY was born August 28, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas to Holmes and Mae (Wilburn Ratliff) Moss; she died of natural causes at the age of 98 on October 6, 2018 in San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Charles Holmes Moss; first husband of 41 years, Dr. John Henry Bohmfalk; and second husband of 15 years, Robert Lewis Hardy. She earned a B.S. degree...
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James B Dawson

January 13, 1941 - October 6, 2018

James B. Dawson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born in Lebanon Junction, KY, to Leo and Lillian Dawson. James attended Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, where he earned a B.A. degree in Accounting. James retired from the Department of Interior after 30 years of government service, and was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award by George Bush....
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Douglas Vachel McNeel

March 4, 1952 - October 5, 2018

Douglas Vachel McNeel, 66, died in San Antonio on Friday, October 5, 2018, after a valiant, 7-month fight with melanoma. He and his family made their home at his family's Gallagher Ranch near Helotes, which was his source of inspiration for loving Nature, songwriting, entertaining friends, and reflection. A self-described "Lawyer by day, Songwriter by night", only begins to describe Doug's wide...
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Arthur Xavier Joseph

July 21, 1916 - October 5, 2018

Arthur Xavier Joseph, beloved father, grandfather, uncle and friend, went to be with Our Lord on Friday, October 5th, 2018 at the age of 102. Arthur was born in San Antonio Texas on July 21, 1916, the son of Nick Joseph and Helen Tajkowski Joseph, both immigrants from Poland. He attended Central Catholic High School and St. Mary's University. He served in the United States Coast Guard as a...
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Thomas James Collins

June 28, 1930 - October 3, 2018

Thomas James Collins, age 88, died in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2018. Tom was born on June 28, 1930, to Rosa Lee and Harry H. Collins. Tom loved photography & travel, visiting all 50 states & 29 foreign countries. In his varied career he was a radio announcer, English Teacher, director of plays, and speech therapist. He taught at South San ISD and North East ISD. He was a member of Central...
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Ian "Bugg" Hassler Schramek

June 13, 2002 - October 2, 2018

Ian "Bugg" Hassler Schramek, 16, of San Antonio, gained his angel wings and flew home, into Jesus' arms, on October 2, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his family. Ian was a blessing to all who had the honor of knowing him and the privilege of caring for him. Although cut too short, Ian's life was powerful and he touched everyone he met. His presence brought about peace. He was a living...
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Janice Norah Mary James

October 16, 1938 - October 2, 2018

Janice Nora Mary Samm James passed from this world into the arms of her loving Lord Jesus on October 2, 2018. She was a much beloved sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, coworker, and friend. Janice was born October 16, 1938 in Luton, England to Brian William Samm and Marjorie Evelyn Florence Samm (formerly Peck). Janice attended the local school in Caddington, but her greatest delight was the...
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Elizabeth Ann Alcocer

October 13, 1958 - October 1, 2018

Elizabeth Ann Alcocer, went to be with the lord on Monday, October 1, 2018, in San Antonio, at the age of 59. Elizabeth was born October 13, 1958 in San Antonio, Texas to Joseph and Josephine Alcocer. She was married to the father of her children, Victor Morales, for 25 years. A loving mother and homemaker, Elizabeth was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends...
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Michael Anthony Rolirad

August 11, 1925 - September 30, 2018

Our beloved father, grandfather and friend, Michael A. Rolirad, age 93, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, September 30, 2018. He was a proud veteran who served in the US Navy during WWII and was awarded two Purple Hearts for his distinguished valor. After 43 years of dedicated service, Michael retired as Fiscal Director from the City of San Antonio Housing...
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Jean G. Eisenstot

August 21, 1933 - September 30, 2018

Beloved mother, wife, sister and friend, Jean G. Eisenstot, age 85, passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Jean is survived by her husband, S. Arnold Eisenstot; their children: Jacqueline Blinderman (David) and Bill Eisenstot (Robin); grandchildren: Doran Blinderman, Morgan Eisenstot and Adam Eisenstot; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and many wonderful friends. A Graveside Service...
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Saul Sandoval

January 10, 1943 - September 29, 2018

Saul Sandoval, loving Husband & Father passed away September 29th, 2018. He was born to Carlos and Hortencia Sandoval January 10th 1943. Saul graduated from Central Catholic High School and St Mary's University, where he was commissioned into the Corp of Engineers. Saul was a Captain in the Army. Saul was also owner & manager of Pan American Insurance Agency and San Antonio Occupational Therapy...
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Leslie Juliet Sokol

September 18, 1938 - September 29, 2018

Leslie Juliet Sokol, age 80, passed away on Sat., Sept. 29, 2018 in Chicago, IL. She was born on Feb.18, 1938 in New York City to Beaulah Charlat and Rene Sorel. She graduated from the Pratt Institute of Design in New York City with a bachelor's degree in fine arts and spent most of her career as an interior designer. Leslie enjoyed designing office space and layouts for corporate clients and...
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Randall "Randy" Douglas Lemmond

October 29, 1957 - September 28, 2018

Randall "Randy" Douglas Lemmond, age 60, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Houston, Texas to parents, Eugene and Dorothy Lemmond. Randy lost his mother at an early age in 1965 and was raised by his father; who passed away in 2006. His father owned Gene Lemmond Photography Studios and had Randy tagging along from the age of eight. Randy was 11...
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Juergen McEwen

April 13, 1948 - September 28, 2018

Juergen McEwen, age 70, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at his home in San Antonio following his brave battle with liver cancer. He was born on April 13, 1948 in Saarbrucken Germany. Juergen joined the US Army on the 15th of October 1965 and retired in 1st January 1989. His time in the service included a tour to Vietnam. Juergen is survived by his wife of 51 years, Micky McEwen;...
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James Dean Roy

March 2, 1961 - September 28, 2018

Lt. Col. (retired) James Dean Roy passed away on 28 September 2018, in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas. Jim was born in Wolf Point, MT and grew up on the family farm. Jim graduated from the US Air Force Academy as the #1 engineering student in the class of 1983. He married Lieutenant Marbel Castro in 1988. Jim took a break from the Air Force to graduate with Top Honors while earning a Master's Degree...
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Evelyn Maxine Greene

February 13, 1924 - September 27, 2018

Evelyn Maxine Greene passed away on Thursday, September 27. Born in San Antonio on February 13, 1924, she attended Brackenridge High School, Class of 1942. Our mother had a strong sense of right, wrong, and justice, the champion of the underdog. She had an extraordinary singing voice, performing in the 1930's and 40's. This same lovely voice sang lullabies to her sons and grandchildren in...
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Valerie B. James

October 31, 1931 - September 27, 2018

Valerie was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 31, 1931. She married Frank Kendall James, Jr. in Salt Lake City in August 1950. Twenty-three years and many military duty-stations around the world later, they settled in San Antonio, TX in 1973. She was a devoted wife for 50 years before Frank's death in March 2001. Valerie passed away on September 27th, at the age of 86 after a brief illness....
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Mildred Chapman Goodenough

December 16, 1929 - September 27, 2018

Mildred Chapman Goodenough, age 88, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Boerne. She was born on December 16, 1929 to parents, Van Bain Chapman and Ella Lee Norwood Chapman. Mildred attended Thomas Jefferson High School and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin, where she was a lifelong member of Delta Gamma. During her 30 years as an elementary school teacher, she...
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Ignacio Lopez

February 1, 1923 - September 26, 2018

"Who would believe that a kid from Rancherias and a girl from Mier would be able to educate five kids and get them through college?" Our beloved dad, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother, Ignacio (Nacho) Lopez, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the age of 95. He left a legacy of inspiration and love in a life of achievement. He was born on the first of February,...
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Ethel Earline Eichen

July 9, 1922 - September 26, 2018

Ethel Earline Eichen, 96, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. She was born on July 9, 1922 to parents Arthur Callahan and Lavada Howard Callahan in Westville, Florida. In the 1940s she earned her cosmetology license in Florida, and spent the better part of 30 years working in Michigan. After graduation, she met Frank E. Eichen, her husband of 63 years. Earline...
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Lawrence "Larry" Pearlstone

September 19, 1932 - September 26, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Pearlstone, son of the late Paul and Goldye Cohen Pearlstone passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Born in St. Louis, his family moved to San Antonio in 1939 partly in hopes of "an allergy free environment" as our city was known at that time. Larry attended Keystone Academy, San Antonio Academy and San Marcos Academy. His hobby became his profession. His...
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J.E. DuBose

July 8, 1939 - September 26, 2018

Joy Emmett DuBose, known as J., J.E., or Jay, passed peacefully on September 26, 2018 after some good days of memory sharing, laughter, and love. His sons Tyler and Paul stood vigil but it was his dedicated wife of twenty-eight years, Lyndie DuBose, who gave him the okay to ride herd in Heaven, or, as he would say, 'change horses'. His accomplishments were innumerable; a gifted athlete turned...
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Aaron Goldstein

January 4, 1931 - September 26, 2018

Aaron Goldstein, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in Houston, TX. Aaron was born on January 4, 1931 in Penfield, New York, to parents Hackell and Ray Goldstein. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife Kathleen Goldstein. Aaron is survived by his sons, David Goldstein and his wife Janis and Joel Goldstein and his wife Tammy; his grandchildren, Leah,...
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Dorothy Pfeiffer Doehne

December 22, 1923 - September 24, 2018

Dorothy Pfeiffer Doehne died September 24, 2018, after a recent illness. Dorothy, the youngest child of Ella Schmidt and Joe Pfeiffer, was born December 22, 1923, in Lockhart, Texas. She was a sixth generation Texan, a descendant of pioneer German settlers who arrived in New Braunfels in 1844. She remained proud of her German heritage all her life. Most important to Dorothy was her Catholic...
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Gordon John Brymer

April 14, 1931 - September 23, 2018

Gordon Brymer passed away in the early morning hours September 23, 2018. Born April 14, 1931 in Toronto Canada, Gordon was raised by his grandparents and nine aunts. He joined the United States Air Force at 17 and enjoyed a successful thirty-four-year career which began in San Antonio for basic training and ended at Kelly Air force base where he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. After receiving...
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Sidney Helen Holmgreen

October 14, 1918 - September 23, 2018

Sidney Helen Holmgreen passed away Sunday September 23, 2018 at the age of 99. She was born October 14, 1918 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by husband John C. Holmgreen and grandchildren Pilar and Mito Avery. Sid was devoted to her family: John and wife Laura Holmgreen, Barbara Avery, Lida and husband Jerry Smith, her grandchildren: Carlton G. Schenken III, John and wife Valarie...
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Carol Langlinais

February 10, 1944 - September 22, 2018

Carol Langlinais, age 74, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born February 10, 1944 to Carl and Alberta Buckholdt in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Paul Langlinais; son-in-law, Drew Watson; and sister, Cathy Buckholdt. Carol is survived by her daughters, Maureen Anne Lively and Bridgette Diane Watson; and grandsons, Marc...
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Oscar T. Flores, "OT"

July 3, 1935 - September 22, 2018

Oscar T. Flores, better known as "OT," went to be with the Lord at the age of 83 in San Antonio. He was born to his parents, Fidel and Eloise Flores. Oscar was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He attended Harris Jr. High School, later obtained his GED, and took drafting courses at San Antonio College. Oscar worked for Via Transit as a bus driver for several years. Later he worked in...
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William J. Brown

August 28, 1926 - September 21, 2018

William J. Brown, age 92, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Helotes, Texas. He was born August 28, 1926 in Abilene, Kansas to William Alfred Brown and Doris Agnes Tucker Brown. William served in the Navy in WWII, stationed in the Philippians, where on his return, he was set up on a blind date with the love of his life, Katherine Marilyn Jones, of Everette, WA. They were wed 3 months...
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Louis Joseph Spengler

July 31, 1917 - September 20, 2018

Louis Joseph (Jerry) Spengler was born July 31, 1917 and passed away September 20, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was the only son of John Henry and Gertrude (Schorp) Spengler and a descendent of German pioneers who came to Texas in 1842. In 1918, Jerry survived an attack of double pneumonia in a plague that swept across the U.S., killing over 100,000 people. His survival was due to the tender...
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Thea I Bloom

June 22, 1955 - September 20, 2018

Thea I. Bloom born in Columbus, Ohio on June 22, 1955 to parents, Simon and Mildred Dinitz, died on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the age of 63. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Mervyn Bloom; sons, Craig and Bradley Bloom; daughter, Kira Bloom. GRAVESIDE SERVICE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 10:30 A.M. AGUDAS ACHIM MEMORIAL GARDENS 1727 AUSTIN HIGHWAY
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Rodney D. Wheeler

May 31, 1935 - September 20, 2018

Rodney Dale Wheeler, age 83, passed away on September 20, 2018. He was born in Amarillo, Texas on May 31, 1935, to J. Rodney and Vera Chaney Wheeler. Rodney served his Lord, his family and his country with much love and pride. Rodney worked with Coca-Cola Food Co. for 23 years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doris; his 2 sons, Jimmy (Robin) Wheeler and Glenn Wheeler. His 2 grandsons,...
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Frances May Stutz Hall

September 27, 1925 - September 18, 2018

Frances May Stutz Hall, age 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Frances was born on September 27, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia to parents Lewis and Alice Stutz. Frances graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and Richmond Professional Institute. After school she worked for the...
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Felipe Surita , Jr.

February 3, 1952 - September 18, 2018

Our "Top", husband, father, step-dad, grandpa and Pop-pop, brother, uncle and friend 1SG Felipe Surita, Jr passed away Tuesday September 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. Felipe was born to Felipe and Ramona Surita on February 3, 1952 in Uvalde, TX and was raised in Mayville WI. 1SG Felipe Surita entered the US Army in 1978. He had multiple assignments during his career to include: ...
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Jacob "Jack" Mayer

August 28, 1950 - September 18, 2018

Jacob (Jack) Mayer loving father, grandfather, son, uncle, and brother entered rest in San Antonio, TX on Tuesday September 18, 2018. Jack was born in Italy on August 28, 1950 and came to the United States with his mother in 1951. During his 68 years Jack has taught, inspired, and guided anyone he met along his life journey. To his family and friends, Jumbo, as he was called because of his...
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Karen Binford Keedy

October 27, 1946 - September 16, 2018

Born in Indiana to Harold Lee Binford and Betty A. Goff Binford, Karen died September 16, 2018, at the age of 71, after several courageous months of illness. Karen was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Don Alan Binford. Karen grew up on the Binford Farm outside of Crawfordsville, Indiana. She was actively involved in the day-to-day workings of the farm and 4-H. While her true love...
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Judy Spitzer

August 31, 1935 - September 16, 2018

Judith Spitzer (Judy), born August 31, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on September 16, 2018, at the age of 83. She earned a degree in nursing from Milwaukee Hospital and worked as a nurse at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. In 1956 she married James Spitzer, with whom she raised four children, living in several places before settling in Seabrook, Texas....
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Noah Makaio Mungia

February 21, 2004 - September 15, 2018

Noah Makaio Mungia received his angel wings on September 15, 2018. He was an angel given to us for 14 years. He touched many hearts and will greatly be missed. Noah's angelic face and sweet smile will shine bright like a diamond and live in our hearts forever. Noah is preceded in death by his grandmother's, Myra Zatarain and Gloria Pena Mungia. He is survived by his parents, Agustin (Augie...
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Frances Bowman

January 2, 1940 - September 14, 2018

Frances Bowman, age 78, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018 in Bedford, Texas. She was born on January 2, 1940 in Savannah, Tennessee, to parents, Charles and Edith Nix Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackson Bowman. Frances is survived by her son, Douglas Logsdon, his wife, Debra; and granddaughter, Journey. MEMORIAL SERVICE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 11:00 AM ...
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Daniel McNeel Lane, MD Phd

January 25, 1936 - September 13, 2018

Daniel McNeel Lane passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018 after a brief but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer, at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn Spruiell Lane, his daughter Linda Lane and her husband Jay Ben Avner, his son Daniel McNeel ("Neel") Lane, Jr. and his wife Jennifer Espronceda Lane, his son Maury Spruiell Lane, and his daughter Oleta Lane...
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Mary Olney Alexander Kemp

June 23, 1926 - September 13, 2018

Mary Olney Alexander Kemp entered eternal rest on September 13, 2018. She was born June 23, 1926 in Jasper County, Texas where her father was a physician for a lumber company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander and her husband, Michael M. Kemp. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Kemp Brogan and Kathleen Kemp Owings and their husbands...
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Erma J. Sapp

April 30, 1937 - September 11, 2018

Our friend, Erma J Sapp (Jodi) was called to be with our Lord after a year's illness. Jodi was born April 30, 1937 and passed away on September 11, 2018. She died at her home in San Antonio, Texas. Jodi was preceded in death by her parents Walter Louis and Edith Marie Woods Sapp, her sister Shirley Marina Sapp MacLean and brother in law DeWitt B MacLean. She is survived by her brother, J...
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Rose Marie Pettit

November 5, 1939 - September 10, 2018

Rose Marie Claude Pettit went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 10, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Rose was born on November 5, 1939, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to parents Charles J. Claude and Rose Elizabeth Schneider. Rose graduated from Derham Hall High School and later attended the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Greece and had a...
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Minne E. David

March 25, 1937 - September 9, 2018

Minnie E. David March 25, 1937-September 9, 2018 Minnie E. David unexpectedly went to be with our Lord on Sunday September 9, 2018 while at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Tx. Minnie possessed a love of life and love of people, young and old, family or stranger. With her beautiful smile and infectious personality, she made many friends everywhere she traveled. Minnie was born in San...
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Agnes Kiolbassa Mangold

April 25, 1919 - September 7, 2018

Agnes Kiolbassa Mangold, 99, passed away on September 7, 2018. She was born in San Antonio on April 25, 1919. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Wilmer "Shorty" Mangold, parents, Joseph and Lilian Kiolbassa, brother, Richard Kiolbassa and sister, Valeria Mlynarczyk. She is survived by her sister, Cecilia Sibson and sister-in-law, Charlene Kiolbassa, her nieces (&...
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Pauline Marie Jarvis

December 27, 1927 - September 6, 2018

Pauline Marie Jarvis was born December 27, 1927, in Waterloo, New York, to Lewis and Jennie Jarvis. She passed away on September 6, 2018, in Ft. Myers, FL. She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Verdie Jarvis of Waterloo, NY, and Janet Jarvis of Marietta, OH, and six nephews and nieces, James Jarvis of Cape Coral, FL; Linda Arichello of Waterloo, NY; Lois Gillette of Covington, VA; David Jarvis...
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Jay H. Norwood II

June 17, 1959 - September 6, 2018

Jay Norwood, 59, passed away at Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, on September 6, 2018. He was born to Hemby and Finniegene (Norman) Norwood on June 17, 1959. He shared his birth date with one other female baby, born at Rusk Memorial Hospital, Rusk, Texas. After watching a story about Babies Switched at Birth, Jay's mother would quip, "I'm 100% confident I brought the right baby home." ...
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Terry Loper

July 15, 1947 - September 6, 2018

Terry Loper, age 71, was granted Eternal Rest on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Terry was born in San Antonio and graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1967. He retired from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office after 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emery and Jack Loper. Terry is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sheri Welch Loper; daughter, Kimberley Loper; mother-in...
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Joan Loper

September 11, 1928 - September 5, 2018

Margaret Joan Loper was gathered into the arms of the Lord on September 5, 2018, one week before her 90th birthday. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joe. It's hard to imagine a couple more in love than Joan and Joe Loper. They were united by love and faith during their 40 years of marriage and now they are reunited in heaven. Joan was born on September 11, 1928 in San...
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Lucille D. Friedman

August 13, 1922 - September 5, 2018

Lucille D. Friedman, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Lucille was born on August 13, 1922 in Nashville, Tennessee to parents Israel Davis and Sarah Harkavy. She was preceded in death by, her husband Ben Friedman. Lucille D. Friedman is survived by her daughters Sherie Trakhtenbroit (Anatole), and Iris Usnik (Todd); her grandchildren: Michael Trakhtenbroit ...
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W. Marie Schechter

January 12, 1933 - September 4, 2018

A mother, a sister and grandmother who truly cared with all her heart and soul. A teacher who always put her students first. Coming from a family of teachers, even after retiring she still retained the pride and respect of that noble profession. Extremely creative, as a child she played the piano, as an adult she painted, and as Mom, an amazing cook. For every season Marie made a homemade wreath...
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Ronald "Papa Keith" Obadal

September 25, 1933 - September 4, 2018

Ronald "Papa Keith" Obadal September 25, 1933- September 4, 2018 Our beloved Ronald Keith Obadal, better known as "Papa Keith," went to be with the Lord at the age of 84. He was born in Ballinger, Texas to parents John and Illa Obadal. Ronald was a devout Catholic who dedicated his life to Christ at an early age. He graduated from San Antonio...
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Helen LaVerne Parchman Kalala

December 1, 1925 - September 3, 2018

Helen LaVerne Parchman Kalala passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 3, 2018, at St. Francis Nursing in San Antonio, Texas. Helen was born December 1, 1925 to David Marion Parchman and Helen Berniece Lockwood in Calliham, Texas. Helen graduated from Rosenberg High School 1943 and Durham Business College Executive Secretarial 1944. Ended up working in San Antonio Texas where she met...
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Juan "JR" Roberto Gonzalez

April 11, 1953 - September 3, 2018

Juan "JR" Roberto Gonzalez, 65, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. JR was born April 11, 1953 in Fairfield, California to Juan Arizola Gonzalez and Refugia "Cookie" Ortiz. He attended Central Catholic High graduating in 1971 went on to graduate from Texas A&M in the class of 1975. JR also graduated from the Texas DPS All Service Academy in 1979. He was employed with security at Lockheed...
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Willis Bertrand McClung

August 21, 1984 - September 3, 2018

Born August 21, 1984 in San Antonio, Texas to Mary Margaret Honea McClung and John Leslie McClung, Willis died on September 3, 2018 to join the company of Saints departed. He died from complications of Diabetes. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, The Rev. Bertrand Needham Honea, Jr., for whom he was in part named; paternal grandmother June Miller McClung, grandfather John P...
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Megan Gardner Pipes

September 9, 1962 - September 2, 2018

It is with great heartfelt sadness that we announce, our beloved Megan Gardner Pipes, passed away peacefully with our family at her side, on Saturday, September 2, 2018 at age of 55 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Megan was born in San Antonio, TX on September 9, 1962 to the late Thetis Sanderford and Edward O'Meara Gardner. Megan and her five sisters grew up in Carrizo...
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Gloria Elizabeth Hendershot

July 29, 1924 - September 1, 2018

Gloria went to be with the Lord at age 94. She was born in Chicago, IL to Rose Kuchley and Emil Wienbrack. Gloria attended catholic schools, all through 1-12 grade. Gloria and her brothers, Walter and Robert legally changed their last names from Wienbrack to Brock in 1947. In 1949 she married the love of her life, Bruce Tobias Hendershot. They moved the family to Seguin, TX in 1972 and she...
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Samuel Chilton Maverick

December 30, 1939 - September 1, 2018

Samuel Chilton Maverick, known to all as Chilton, with his gentle smile, caring words, loving heart and steadfast Faith, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018. He was born on December 30, 1939 in San Antonio to Sam Schwartzberg and Elizabeth Vienna Maverick. A fifth generation San Antonian, Mr. Maverick was the great, great grandson of Samuel Augustus Maverick, signer of the Articles of...
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Anthony J. "Tony" Pons, Jr.

May 22, 1957 - August 30, 2018

Tony Pons passed into the eternal embrace of God on August 30, 2018 at the age of 61. He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony J. Pons, Sr. Surviving Tony are his mother, Mrs. Guadalupe Pons, and two beloved children, Kristen and Justin Pons. Also surviving are siblings, Francie, Marcia, Larry and Valerie; niece Roxie and nephew Ty; three aunts and numerous cousins. Tony attended Holy...
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Charles Chris Cadenhead

October 28, 1939 - August 29, 2018

Col. Charles Chris Cadenhead Col. (Ret.) Charles Chris Cadenhead, born October 28, 1939, passed away August 29, 2018 in League City, Texas. He was the husband of Virginia Kay Cadenhead. They shared 55 years of a loving marriage together. Born in Amarillo TX, he was the son of Herbert Cadenhead and Ruby Cadenhead Williams. He graduated high school from Amarillo High, College from New...
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Jaime A. Martinez

February 9, 1963 - August 29, 2018

Jaime A. Martinez, un fiel Testigo de Jehová, falleció el 29 de Agosto del 2018, tenía 55 años de edad. Jaime nació el 9 de Febrero de 1963 en Monterrey México, hijo de María Concepción Acosta Ramírez y el difunto (Hermenegildo Martínez Aguilar), fue precedido en la muerte por su hermano, (Roberto Villarreal Acosta). Obtuvo un Bachillerato en Junio de 1983 del Instituto...
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Charles Chris Cadenhead

October 28, 1939 - August 29, 2018

Celebration of Life Service Friday, September 14, 2018 10:00 AM Porter Loring Chapel 1101 McCullough Ave. San Antonio, TX Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 AM Interment in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Military Honors by the US Air Force Honor Guard
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Janet Mayer

August 31, 1935 - August 28, 2018

Janet Mayer, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Kindred Hospice in San Antonio, Texas. Janet was a wonderful mom, musician, teacher, friend, and former wife. She was born Janet Sue Todd in Fairmount, Indiana, on August 31, 1935. The daughter of two Quaker ministers, she grew up playing for evangelical revivals, concerts, camp meetings, and church services in addition to...
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J.O. Haney, JR.

January 27, 1935 - August 27, 2018

J. O. Haney Jr. arrived on a cold Sunday morning January 27th, 1935 to John Oliver and Hester Weems Haney in the Luther community, north of Big Spring, TX. In 1937 Johnnie and Hester opened the Luther Country Store on Texas HWY 669 in Big Spring. It was there J.O. developed skills to make change at an early age. He started school at age 6 and by the age of 11 started at Big Spring High School...
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Guadalupe "Lupe" M. Fernandez

August 31, 1936 - August 26, 2018

Loving wife, mother and grandmother, Guadalupe M. Fernandez, age 81, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 with her family at her side. Affectionately known as "Lupe", she had an eye for color and had a wonderful talent for decorating. One of her passions was exhibited in her collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia, she relished in finding every treasure that added to her group of items. She...
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Stephen Anthony Aerts

February 27, 1991 - August 24, 2018

Stephen Anthony Aerts went to be with Jesus on Friday, August 24th, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 27. Stephen was born on February 27, 1991 to Mark and Melissa Aerts in San Antonio, TX. He started Scouting as a Tiger Cub in Kindergarten and enjoyed 12 full years of scouting adventure with his father and brother where he participated in over a hundred campouts. The highlight of his...
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Susana Luisa Ybarra

August 25, 1938 - August 24, 2018

Our beloved sister, daughter, aunt and friend, Susana Luisa Ybarra, age 79, passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Susana had a strong, Catholic faith and taught us all to believe in one's self. She is preceded in death by her parents Jose and Josefina Barrera Ybarra; her siblings: Ma Ofelia Rodriguez, Sara Ybarra, Bertha Castillo and two nieces. Susana is survived by her...
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Jonathan Curedale Calvert

April 25, 1930 - August 23, 2018

Jonathan Curedale Calvert of San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully at dawn surrounded by his family on August 23, 2018. A man who didn't miss many sunrises or sunsets, Jonathan was born April 25, 1930 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the third of four sons born to James Henry and Carolyn Rice Calvert. He attended the San Antonio Academy and Texas Military Institute and graduated from Phillips...
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Emilio Ovalle Villarreal

September 30, 1939 - August 22, 2018

Emilio Ovalle Villarreal September 30, 1939-August 22, 2018 Our beloved Emilio Ovalle Villarreal, age 78, of San Antonio, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He was born to Fannie and Joe Villarreal and was the fourth child of ten children. In 1958, he graduated from Fox Tech Vocational High School. In 1962, he married his high school sweetheart, Irma Martinez, and shared 55 years of...
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Barbara Ann Lowe

August 26, 1949 - August 20, 2018

Barbara Ann Lowe was born on August 26, 1949 to Frank and Ola Beatrice Henderson (Nee Burton). After the demise of her parent's marriage, Barbara moved with her mother and new little sister, Clara, to California in 1952. Barbara grew up a bubbly, friendly girl whose natural gift for communication helped her make friends easily. Her unbridled curiosity and thirst for knowledge helped...
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Patricia Ann Rangel

March 12, 1967 - August 19, 2018

Patricia (Patsy) Ann Rangel March 12, 1967-August 19, 2018 Patricia (Patsy) Ann Rangel, age 51, of San Antonio, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 19, 2018. She was surrounded by her loving immediate family at the time of her passing. Patsy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. Patsy's passion as an...
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Adrianna Garza Zimmerman

April 30, 1970 - August 19, 2018

Adrianna Garza Zimmerman of New Braunfels, Texas, passed into the light on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Adrianna was born on April 30, 1970 in San Antonio, Texas, to Jose G. Garza and Yolanda G. Ledesma. She was the oldest of four children. Adrianna graduated from Clark High School in 1988 and Oral Roberts University in 1993. She married Martin B. Zimmerman on March 7, 1999. Adrianna and Martin...
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Lewis H. Richmond, M.D.

April 6, 1934 - August 19, 2018

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and respected colleague, Lewis H. Richmond, M.D. passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018. As a child he attended #49 middle school in Baltimore, MD. He completed his undergraduate degree and medical school at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was an intern at Brooke Army Medical Center, and completed his residency at Walter Reed General Hospital in...
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Robert Stanley Fears

April 29, 1945 - August 17, 2018

Robert Stanley Fears was born in Uvalde, Texas April 29, 1945. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Franklin Fears and mother, Piedad Chapoy Fears; sister, Mildred Wondra; brothers, Harold Jr., and John Sterling Fears (Mary Helen Browning Fears). He attended his early elementary grades at P.F. Stewart Elementary and St. Margaret Mary Catholic School where he served mass as an altar boy....
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Claude Royce Willeford

January 4, 1922 - August 17, 2018

Claude Royce Willeford 1/4/1922 - 8/17/2018 Claude Royce Willeford, age 96, born in Leesville, Texas, to parents, Cynthia Bush Willeford & Neely Willeford, died Friday, August 17, 2018. He was a US veteran of World War II, serving as a member of the 851st Engineer Aviation Battalion in England, France and Germany. He retired as Terminal Manager from Brown Express Freight Lines in 1984. ...
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Mary Burns Fewell French

August 7, 1926 - August 14, 2018

Mary Burns Fewell French, a long-time resident of San Antonio passed away August 14, 2018. She is preceded in death by her beloved son, John Chancel French, her father John Anderson Fewell, her mother Elizabeth Burns Gressick Fewell and her only sibling James Fewell. She was born in the District of Iveresk, County of Midlothian, Scotland, August 7, 1926. She will be missed.
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Elizabeth "Betty" Anne Roiz

July 21, 1931 - August 14, 2018

Elizabeth Anne Herber Roiz (Betty Anne) was born 7/21/31 in Austin, TX. She was the eldest of five children born to Fred C Herber and Elizabeth Burkhardt Herber. Siblings are Fred Jr., Martin, Johnny, and June (Muth). The family lived in Austin and Houston before moving to San Antonio, and eventually settled in Alamo Heights. Betty Anne graduated from Alamo Heights High School, which is now...
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Ruth Diane Lown


Ruth Diane Lown of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on August 14. Ruth was pre-deceased by her brother David Lown, and by her parents Russell Lown and Lois Horrell Lown. Ruth is survived by her close cousins Barbara Salter Davis (Howard), Julie Salter Gronich (Joseph), and Lawrence Salter (Lois) along with numerous other cousins and dear friends. Ruth went to the International School in...
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Luise Bankler

September 3, 1924 - August 14, 2018

Our beloved mother, wife and grandmother, Luise Bankler, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. She was a devout and lifetime member of Agudas Achim Synagogue and a member of Rodfei Shalom where she was President of the Sisterhood. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Morris Bankler; their children: Steven Bankler and wife, Jane; Don Bankler and wife, Claudia; Ilene...
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Thomas Richard Benesch

August 11, 2018

Thomas Richard Benesch went to be with the Lord on August 11, 2018. Thomas was born January 4, 1932 in Amarillo, Texas to Gladys and Richard Benesch. After graduating from Amarillo High School, he attended The University of Texas where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Tom graduated from the University of Texas in 1955, and then went on to serve in the Army until 1957. Tom...
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Alexander McClure Russ, Jr.

November 10, 1929 - August 11, 2018

Alexander McClure Russ, Jr. passed away on August 11, 2018. He was born in San Antonio on November 10, 1929 to Mary Davenport Lupe Russ and Alexander McClure Russ. A 1948 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Mac continued his education with a Bachelor's in Business Administration degree from the University of Texas in 1952. Mac served his country with the United States Air Force Reserve...
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Stephen Lee Helmke

November 16, 1964 - August 10, 2018

On Friday, August 10, 2018, Stephen Lee Helmke, of Cedar Park, Texas, loving son and father of two wonderful daughters, passed away at the age of 53. Steve was born in San Antonio, Texas on November 16, 1964 to Vernon and Jackie Helmke. He attended Alamo Heights High School where he played football, then graduated from Texas Tech University where he was an active member of Pi Kappa Alpha...
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Lella Len Nitschke

September 26, 1918 - August 10, 2018

Lella Len Mewhinney Nitschke lived her 99 years with style and grace. Len died Friday, August 10, 2018. She was born September 26, 1918, the seventh child of Luella and Leonard Mewhinney, in Holland, Texas. This small farming community, east of Salado, cultivated a lifelong bond with the land, whether it be a farm in Bell County, a fishing cabin at Lake Buchanan or a horse ranch in Kendall...
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