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John W. Gilboux

March 18, 1930 - November 19, 2017

LTC. John W. Gilboux U.S. Army (Ret.) age 87, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in New Kensington, PA on March 18, 1930 to George and Mildred (Emonds) Gilboux. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1954 and retired after 22 years of service as an infantry officer in the US Army. John was awarded a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart for...
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David Stovall

October 8, 1960 - November 18, 2017

Officer David A. Stovall, age 57, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 8th, 1960 in England to Billie Stovall and Eileen Mullaney. David graduated from Rocky Point High School, N.Y., class of 1979. He attended Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio where he pitched for the Marietta Pioneers. David joined the United States Army December 1983 where...
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John D. Farrell

September 29, 1930 - November 16, 2017

John D. Farrell, Sr., 87, passed away on November 16, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. John taught 4H for 20+years. He loved the outdoors and horses. John loved to ride and taught his daughter to rope. He was good with photography and enjoyed bowling. He was a spiritual man and followed his Catholic faith, his entire life. An honest, straight forward man, he was firm but loving and will...
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Bridget Peterson

April 2, 1959 - November 15, 2017

Bridget Peterson, 58, died on November 15, 2017, at her home in Spring Branch, Texas. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Bridget had touched throughout her life. Bridget was born on April 2, 1959, in Bronx, NY to Brigida Rosario. She worked for the Social Security Administration for 35 years, as a Claims Representative and a Union Representative. She loved her...
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Rose Mary Carreno Valdez

August 27, 1948 - November 14, 2017

Rose Mary Carreno Valdez, an angel of God, graced us with her love, wisdom, and devotion from her birth on August 27, 1948 until her premature and unexpected death on November 14, 2017. A loving wife, an exemplary mother, and truest of friend to many, she was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Estella Carreno. She is survived by her husband of forty years, Ernest G. Valdez; daughter,...
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Harvey Cox

September 1, 1923 - November 13, 2017

Major Harvey Gray Cox, USAF (Ret.), 94, passed away on November 13, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Holmes Co., Mississippi on September 1, 1923, to William Winfred Cox and Bessie Jane Cox. Harvey graduated from Vaiden High School, Vaiden, MS. on April 18, 1941. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in Jackson, MS. Within 2 years, he was accepted in the Army Air Corp Cadet...
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Richard "Rich" J. Waisley

May 20, 1940 - November 11, 2017

Richard John "Rich" Waisley, age 77 of San Antonio, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was born on May 20, 1940 in Erie, Pennsylvania to John and Marie Swanseger Waisley. Rich grew up in a farmhouse in Sterrettania, PA. He attended McKean High School where he lettered in basketball, volleyball, and baseball and excelled at academics. After high school, Rich went to DeVry...
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Albert Watson III

October 30, 1940 - November 11, 2017

Albert Watson III, 77, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in San Antonio. Born in Williamsport, PA on October 30, 1940, he was the son of Albert and Anne Watson II. A proud veteran, he served in the Army during the Vietnam era, ultimately retiring from the service as a Lieutenant Colonel. He enjoyed cruising with his wife and spending time with his family and friends. Albert was preceded...
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Sachiko Baldovino

September 28, 1933 - November 11, 2017

Sachiko Baldovino peacefully joined the Lord's side November 11, 2017 in San Antonio, TX due to complications from Alzheimer's. She was 84. Mrs. Baldovino, or as she was lovingly known as "Baba", was born on September 28, 1933 in Numazu, Japan to her parents, Tadashi & Kiko Yamashita. She married George Baldovino in 1951, and moved from Japan with her family to the United States in 1956. She...
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Nancy Neill Law

October 23, 1934 - November 8, 2017

Nancy Ann Neill Law passed away on November 8, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on October 23, 1934, in San Angelo, Texas, to George H. "Jack" and Elizabeth Neill. Nancy grew up in Sonora, Texas, thriving on ranch life, working livestock, and riding horseback. After graduating from Hockaday School in Dallas, she went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts Plan II from the University of...
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Margaret Julia Beck

November 7, 2017

Surrounded by those who loved her most in this world, and trusting in the merciful grace of God, Margaret Julia "Peggy" (McDevitt) Beck entered into her eternal reward on Tuesday, November 7 in San Antonio, Texas. Peggy celebrated 50 years of marriage to her beloved husband Tom last December, and celebrated her 70th birthday in July. These milestones were special moments in a life filled with...
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Daniel Lee Kowalik

January 25, 1947 - November 7, 2017

Daniel Lee Kowalik, age 70, passed away on November 7th 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, after a valiant 11-year battle with cancer. Danny was a Master Naturalist who will be forever remembered with a park in Mico, Texas, which is named in honor of him. He was inventive and creative with a gift for carpentry and woodworking. After serving four years in the Navy during Vietnam, he obtained a business...
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Charles Joseph Krull

January 14, 1936 - November 6, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Krull, 81, passed away peacefully in his home on November 6, 2017, in San Antonio, TX. He joins his beloved wife, Betty Jean Krull (passed June 2010), in God's care. He is also preceded in death by his parents, Leopold and Leona: and his dear brothers and sisters, Pauline, Leopold, Eleanora, Alvina, Leona, Walter, Paul, Doris, Beatrice, John and Nick. He is survived by his...
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David Reed Terry

March 11, 1937 - November 6, 2017

David Reed Terry (Maj, USA, Ret.) died on November 6, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, where he lived since 1973. He was born in Provo, Utah, on March 11, 1937. He served 23 years in the Army, retiring in 1979, and still has many friends from that service. He served 3 tours of duty in Germany and spoke fluent German. He subsequently served a tour of duty in South Vietnam, assigned to the 5th VN...
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Gloria Amalia Woods

July 12, 1948 - November 6, 2017

Gloria Woods, age 69, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. In 1957 at the young age of nine, Gloria and her parents and five brothers and sisters moved to San Antonio from Laredo and in 1974 she became a United States Citizen. In 1966 she met the love of her life, Roy S. Woods and eventually married him in 1971. Gloria was a great mother, sister, grandmother and...
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Virginia Moody

November 1, 1951 - November 5, 2017

Known for her kind heart and generous nature, Virginia Moody was a natural at helping others find their way. An experienced executive who worked at various Air Force bases, including in Germany and Brooks AFB, and at USAA, Moody eventually struck out on her own, starting Moody & Associates in 2001. "She was a really special person in the community," friend and colleague Melissa Vela-Williams...
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Ireen Vivian Buck

October 28, 1926 - November 4, 2017

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Ireen Vivian Buck, age 91, passed away November 4, 2017. Mrs. Buck was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Colonel Wesley J. Buck. After several overseas assignments, the Bucks were transferred in 1969 to San Antonio. Upon Colonel Buck's military retirement, they chose to remain in San Antonio, at which time Mrs. Buck worked at Clark...
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James "Jim" Stanley Goudge

May 17, 1931 - November 4, 2017

James (Jim) Stanley Goudge, age 86, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in San Antonio. Jim had a long and happy career as a manager for Luby's Cafeteria. He was a talented wood worker and the family has many tables, couches and other items that will be treasured for many generations. An outdoorsman, he loved his Ford and John Deere tractors, fishing and his boats. After retirement, Jim...
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Phillip Randolph Craven, Jr., MD

April 27, 1944 - November 2, 2017

Beloved husband and father, Phillip Randolph Craven, Jr., MD, lost his battle with cancer on Nov. 2, 2017. He was born April 27, 1944 to Phillip R. Craven and Dorothy Hoover Craven in Dallas, TX. In 1962, Randy graduated from Bryan Adams High School in Dallas and then attended the University of Oklahoma. He went on to medical school at the University of Texas at Galveston, where he...
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William Adon Chamblee

November 3, 1954 - November 1, 2017

William Adon Chamblee, known to his friends as Don, age 62, passed away on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Don was born on November 3rd, 1954 in Hobbs, New Mexico, and is predeceased by his parents, Jim and Joe Chamblee, and his wife Karen Lynn Chamblee. After graduating from Eunice High School, Don joined the Air Force in 1976 where he studied at NMJC ADN School of...
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David Bikoff

December 22, 1925 - November 1, 2017

David Marvin Bikoff died November 1st, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, David received a full scholarship at age 15 to the University of Vermont. Completing his studies at the University of Michigan, David attended both Harvard Medical and Dental Schools. After his Air Force service, David established his family medical practice in Patchogue, NY. He also directed the Residency Training Program at...
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Frederick William Ledbetter

February 28, 1952 - October 30, 2017

Frederick (Fritz/Rick) Ledbetter passed away unexpectedly on October 30, 2017 at his home in San Antonio, TX. He was 65 and enjoyed a full, active life. He was a loving father and friend. Rick was born on February 28, 1952 in Anchorage in the Territory of Alaska to Mary Lou and Lionel Tietze. When he was 2 ½ his father died in an airplane accident and his mother remarried soon thereafter...
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Richard Edward Cavazos, US Army, (Ret.)

January 31, 1929 - October 29, 2017

A retired four-star general, Richard E. Cavazos began his last patrol October 29, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was 88 years old. He was born in Kingsville, Texas and grew up on the famed King Ranch. He graduated in 1951 from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry in the regular army from Texas Tech's ROTC...
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William A. Smith

May 16, 1925 - October 29, 2017

Dr. William A. Smith, 92 years old, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Bill was born in Iron River, Michigan to Henry and Lillian Smith. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He attended Alma College, followed by attending Dental School at the University of Michigan, class of 1952. He remained a big fan of Michigan Football...
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Patrick W. Selsor

March 7, 1954 - October 29, 2017

Patrick W. Selsor, 63, passed away peacefully with family by his side on October 29, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in San Antonio, Texas to Roy and Kathryn Selsor. Patrick worked for the Corp. of Engineers, enjoying retirement after 25 years of service. He also worked for Southern Pacific Railroad for many years. Patrick enjoyed fishing at the coast, camping at Chalk Bluff, being with...
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Lyndon B. Faulkner

October 1, 1924 - October 28, 2017

Lynn awoke in the presence of the Lord on October 28, 2017. She was born on the family farm in East Texas to B.B. (Bud) Faulkner and Sadie Cook Faulkner. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her brothers Joseph W. Faulkner (Shirley) and Jimmie D. Faulkner and several nephews and nieces. Lynn graduated salutatorian from Stephen F. Austin Demonstrative High...
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Lois Wilson Ritch Hilton

February 27, 1923 - October 28, 2017

Lois Wilson Ritch Hilton was born February 27, 1923 in Charlotte, NC and went to be with her Lord and her beloved husband, Charles Dwight Hilton, on October 28, 2017. Before World War II started, she met Dwight at Myrtle Beach, SC while she was in high school and he was attending The Citadel. While Dwight was overseas, Lois graduated from Duke University in three years earning the National Phi...
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Richard W. Sonntag III, PhD

October 27, 2017

Richard W. Sonntag III, age 51, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Richard was born near Alamogordo, New Mexico and, following some short stints in Philadelphia and San Antonio, was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He graduated from University of New Mexico with a bachelor's of biochemistry in 1993 and a PhD in pharmacy and biochemistry in 2003. He worked for the State of New Mexico...
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Georgia "Jene" Kramer

October 8, 1939 - October 27, 2017

Georgia "Jene" Kramer, age 78, passed away October 27, 2017. She was born October 8, 1939 in Houston, TX and grew up in Lake Charles, LA. Jene, a National Merit Scholar, graduated from LSU, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She attended LSU Medical School, where she met her husband, Edward Kramer. After marrying in 1961, Jene left medical school in order to support Ed...
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John Schraub

December 19, 1942 - October 26, 2017

John Schraub, age 74, passed away on October 26, 2017. He was born in San Antonio to parents Viola Brand and John Schraub.  John graduated from Schertz-Cibolo High School in 1961 and went on to graduate from The University of Texas at Austin (HOOK 'EM!) with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in 1966. He was extremely proud to be a lifetime member of the Texas Ex's Alumni Association. After...
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Elmer G. Wilke

February 12, 1920 - October 26, 2017

Elmer G. Wilke went to be with the Lord Jesus on October 26, 2017 at the age of 97 after a short illness. He was married to his beloved wife, Lily D. Wilke, who preceded him in death, for 62 years. Elmer was a native of San Antonio born February 12, 1920 in a house next to his father's grocery store, a historic building, which originally was located about 50 yards from the Hemisfair Tower of the...
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Marie Thelma Pratts

December 10, 1928 - October 26, 2017

Marie Thelma Pratts, known to her family and friends as Thelma, passed away quietly on Thursday, October 26, 2017. She was born in San Antonio on December 10, 1928 to Hermen and Amelia Pratts, both deceased. She grew up on Hildebrand Ave. and attended Agnes Cotton Elementary, Mark Twain Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School. Upon graduation she went to work for City Public Service...
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Imogene " Gene" Clara Menck Herrmann

July 3, 1929 - October 26, 2017

Imogene "Gene" Clara Menck Herrmann passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Gene was born in LaCoste, Texas to Walter August Menck and Clara Agnus Jungman Menck, the middle child of five children, all of whom grew up in Natalia, Texas. Gene earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State University, and was the first person in...
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Colonel Robert J. Myers

May 13, 1953 - October 25, 2017

Robert (Bob) was born 13 May 1953 in Charleston, SC to John K. Myers and Louise McNeill. He graduated from Congressional High School in 1971 where he was a four-year starter on the football, basketball and baseball teams and served as Class President his senior year. Bob graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina as a Distinguished Military Graduate and is a life member...
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Michael Kevin Sloan

December 20, 1970 - October 25, 2017

Michael Kevin Sloan, 46, of San Antonio passed away Oct. 25th, 2017, at Vero Beach, Florida. He was born December 20th,1970 in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Harold and Jean Sloan. He married Venessa Duran July 3rd, 1999. Mike found his passion during middle school and turned it into a lifelong career as a visual musical cordinator. Using his boundless creativity, energy and passion, Mike became coach,...
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Gay Yvonne Alter Hejtmancik

December 8, 1940 - October 24, 2017

Gay Yvonne Alter Hejtmancik, 76, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on December 8, 1940 in San Antonio, Texas to Mildred and Ivan Alter. She was a real estate agent in San Antonio & retired to Rockport, Texas where she was involved in numerous organizations and activities. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Ivan Alter; husband, Marvis...
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Adolph D. Jacobson, USAF (Ret)

May 10, 1931 - October 23, 2017

Lt. Col. Adolph D. Jacobson, USAF, (Ret), 86, passed away on October 23, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born May 10, 1931, in Austin, Texas to Adolph L. and Ethel Jacobson. Jake Jacobson graduated from Austin High School in Austin, Texas in 1949. He joined the US Air Force, enlisting as a Private (E-1). After promotion to Sergeant (E-4), he was selected for the Aviation Cadet Program...
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Marion Ruth Coulter

September 5, 1925 - October 23, 2017

Marion Ruth Coulter, age 92, of Spring Branch, Texas passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017. She was born September 5, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York to George and Martha Ruth Dilworth. Marion retired from Fort Sam Houston with 20 years service. She was a member of the Harlandale and Canyon Lake Eastern Star Chapters. Marion and her sister Grace travelled extensively around the world. She was...
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Barbara Sylvester

October 22, 2017

On October 22, 2017, I met with my late husband and daughter at the grand ole H-E-B in the sky. I decided it was time to go on the ultimate shopping trip that my family on earth could just not handle. But, in leaving I left them behind with many memories of the beautiful life I lived. I was a crazy teenager, a loving and devoted wife, the life of the party, a loyal friend and a hands-on...
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Carol Jean Riesinger

April 4, 1933 - October 22, 2017

Carol Jean Riesinger, 84, passed away on October 22, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Coolville, Ohio on April 4, 1933, to Sherlie and Lillian Gibson. Carol came to San Antonio in early 1954. In 1967, she started working at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital and eventually became Assistant Head Nurse of Surgery in 1979, where she remained until retirement, on December 29, 1995. ...
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Susana Paloma Boyer

October 13, 1956 - October 22, 2017

Susana Paloma Boyer, age 61, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Spring Branch, Texas. She was born on October 13, 1956 in Spain. Susie was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, and grandma. She is survived by her husband, Nils Boyer; parents, Alexander and Paloma Broun; daughter and son-in-law, Samantha and Cody Henderson; sons and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Cassi Boyer, Sean Boyer, and...
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Irene T. Martinez

April 6, 1935 - October 22, 2017

Irene T. Martinez, 82 years old, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Irene was born in Caldwell County, Texas on April 6, 1935. Irene is survived by son, Mark Anthony Martinez and wife Nora and family; daughter, Sanjuanita and husband Joe Muth and family; Irma Linda and husband Abel Gonzales and family, Angie Arredondo; 7 grandsons, 4 granddaughters, 7 great...
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Frank Scaramella

October 22, 2017

Frank Scaramella, age 81, passed away October 22, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Frank was born on May 6, 1936 in Staten Island, NY to Joseph and Marie Scaramella. Frank, along with his brothers, founded Scaramella Ready Mix Concrete in Staten Island, NY. The trucks were best known for their unique red & white candy cane appearance. Franks smile was contagious and his generosity was endless. His...
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Marie Tiblier Vazquez

February 2, 1926 - October 21, 2017

Born on February 2, 1926, to Helen McDermott and Lawrence Tiblier, Marie was one of five sisters. For three generations, the family owned and operated the Martinet Hotel in San Diego, Texas. Stories of their life at the hotel, and the long-time guests who stayed there, were like reading a chapter out of Fried Green Tomatoes. During the depression, the family sold the hotel and later moved to...
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Robert " Bob" Wilson, USAF, (Ret.)

March 24, 1922 - October 21, 2017

Bob, also known as "Colonel" to many of his friends, was born in 1922 in Jacksonville, Florida, to Joseph "J. B." and Geraldine Wilson. His family moved to a farm in Trenton, Florida when he was a young child, and he grew up there. In October 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and went on active duty in February 1943. After attending Officer Candidate School, he was commissioned as a 2nd...
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Betty J. Gold

March 18, 1931 - October 21, 2017

Betty Jean (Greenberg) Gold, of San Antonio, Texas passed away at her home in San Antonio on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was born on March 18, 1931, to Minnie and Keefe Greenberg. Betty graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1949. In 1951, she married her first and only true love, Arnold Gold, a handsome young man and future highly successful auto industry executive. Betty was a...
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Janet M. Mabry

April 20, 1933 - October 19, 2017

Janet Mortland Mabry was born in Hardin, Illinois on April 20, 1933 and passed away peacefully on October 19, 2017 surrounded by her children Sandra Mabry Ozols, Guy William Mabry, Jr., Kimberly Mabry Garza, "her fourth child" Courtney Janet Mabry, and many of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There were four generations of love in the room as Mom transitioned from life. Mom was very...
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Cynthia L. Manzotti

July 17, 1951 - October 19, 2017

In grace of our Lord, Cynthia, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on July 17, 1951, in Shenandoah, Iowa to Richard and Pauline Sheldon. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Pauline Sheldon. Cynthia is survived by her husband, John T. Manzotti; daughter, Sara (Scott) Manzotti Allender; son, Andrew Manzotti; 3 grandchildren,...
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Marilyn Don Valouche

October 24, 1933 - October 18, 2017

Marilyn Don Valouche, 83, passed away on October 18, 2017 in San Antonio. She was born on October 24, 1933 in Estancia, New Mexico to Carl and Helen Groat. Marilyn was a Manager for 30 years in Real Estate and was involved with the Women's Council of Realtors and even served as President. She was a member of Northside Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents and loving...
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Virgilio "Vergs" Rivera

March 21, 1948 - October 17, 2017

Virgilio (Vergs) Rivera was born on March 21, 1948 in Baguio City, Philippines to Antonio Rivera and Consuelo Collado Rivera. After a hard-fought battle with colon cancer, he passed away on October 17, 2017. Vergs graduated from St. Louis Boys High School, Baguio City in 1965 where he was a member of the Columbian Squires and the CHIRO (Youth for Christ) group. In 1969 he graduated from...
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Eduardo Morante

February 23, 1943 - October 16, 2017

Eduardo Morante, age 74, passed away on October 16, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Eduardo Morante was born in Premont, Texas on February 23, 1943 to Jose Angel Morante and Simona Montalvo Morante. Eduardo was a carpenter in his early life and was a truck driver for Roadway Freight Lines for 30 before retiring. A member of the Teamsters Union. Eduardo was preceded in death by, his father, Jose...
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Richard Vernon Doty

November 21, 1933 - October 14, 2017

Richard "Dick" Vernon Doty, age 83, of San Antonio, TX passed away peacefully on Saturday October 14, 2017. He was born in Goodhue, Minnesota on November 21, 1933. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, MN in 1952 and soon after joined the US Navy. While stationed in South Texas, he met his future wife, Dodie Vickers. They wed June 3, 1954 in Sinton, Texas. They resided...
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Ann Z. Norton

July 14, 1929 - October 14, 2017

Ann Z. Norton, 88, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in San Antonio. Born in Austin, TX on July 14, 1929 to Charles and Martha Ann Zivley, Ann was a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. She studied art and got her degree in Education. While in her first teaching position in 1952 she met and married the love of her life, Stewart (Norty) Norton. She was a very active art...
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Ellison Leigh Lindsey

January 19, 1998 - October 13, 2017

Memorial Service Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:00 am Shearer Hill Baptist Church
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Alicia Aguilar Garcia

June 30, 1931 - October 12, 2017

Alicia Aguilar Garcia, age 86, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on June 30, 1931 in Marathon, Texas, to parents, Facundo Aguilar and Elijia Riojas Aguilar. She was preceded in death by her, parents; brother, Frank Aguilar; son, Gualberto "Guale" Garcia. Alicia is survived by her husband, Alberto U. Garcia; daughters, Sylvia Cobos, Irene C. Primera...
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Harry Paul Smith

September 24, 1942 - October 11, 2017

Dr. Harry Paul Smith, longtime San Antonio pediatric dentist, was a man of great integrity in all parts of his life. He was ethical, honest, and very generous. "He was my best friend and my husband" said Becky Smith, his wife of almost 53 years. Dr. Smith passed away on October 11, 2017, at his home after a two-year illness. He was 75. Born in Columbia, South Carolina to Louise Cobb and...
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Phyllis Louise Albeck

December 11, 1933 - October 11, 2017

Phyllis Louise Albeck went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Phyllis was born in Pontiac, IL to the late George and Hettie Mann. She graduated from Pontiac High School in 1951 and married her devoted husband of 64 years, Stan Albeck, two years later. After a stint at Fort Ord Army Base in Monterey, California, the couple moved to Peoria, IL., so that Stan could obtain his...
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Mary Ginger Holliday

April 1, 1947 - October 11, 2017

Ginger was a very kind person and liked everyone. She loved raising her daughters and visiting with her grandkids and friends. She was passionate about the natural sciences, an avid reader, a member of several clubs, and a talented artist. She and her husband were soul mates, married for 45 years. Ginger and Bill met in college, where they were both studying geology at West Texas State. They...
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Vicky York Yannuzzi

August 6, 1940 - October 10, 2017

Vicky York Yannuzzi, age 77, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was born August 6, 1940, in Mobile, Alabama where she attended Convent of Mercy Academy. Upon graduation from high school, Vicky attended Spring Hill College in Mobile. It was there that she met John, her college sweetheart and future husband. Vicky and John were married 46...
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Geraldine C. Ledenham

September 25, 1927 - October 10, 2017

Geraldine C. Ledenham, 90, passed away on October 10, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Waco, Texas on September 25, 1927 to Melville and Grace Lee Curlin. Geraldine grew up in Waco, Texas and moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1968. She met her husband, Roy Ledenham at a conference at Baylor University and they were married for 63 years. In 1982 they opened Villita Stained Glass on the...
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Isabel Russell

June 6, 1937 - October 9, 2017

Isabel Russell, 80, passed away on October 9, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Mesa, Arizona on June 6, 1937, to Jesus and Margarita Gutierrez Quihuiz. Raised in Arizona with six brothers and sisters, Isabel received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix. Isabel was always willing to help friends and family when her nursing skills were needed. ...
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Raymond "Paw-Paw" George

November 15, 1929 - October 8, 2017

Raymond "PawPaw" Lee George, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 8, 2017. He was 87 years old. Raymond was born to Robert and Ruby George of Levelland, Texas on November 15, 1929. The George family left Levelland, Texas four strong with younger brother, Melton George, and eventually found themselves in San Antonio, Texas. Raymond attended and graduated from South San High School. He...
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Roger Jesse Hernandez

September 9, 1944 - October 7, 2017

Roger J. Hernandez, 73, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on October 7, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on September 9, 1944 in San Antonio to Louis G. and Blanche Cantu Hernandez. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy, completing two tours in Vietnam. He joined the track and field team where he developed a deep passion for running. Along his journey,...
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Lina E. Rocha

April 19, 1951 - October 6, 2017

Lina E. Rocha, age 66, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, surrounded by her family. Lina will be lovingly remembered as outgoing, fun loving, and totally dedicated to her family. Lina was preceded in death by her parents, Rudy & Adela Estrada; and brother, Rosendo Estrada. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Samuel Rocha Jr. She treasured Sam's recent retirement and...
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Eliazar Aquie Falcon

May 6, 1953 - October 6, 2017

Eliazar "Aquie" Falcon, age 64, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 in San Antonio. He was born on May 6, 1953 to Raul and Antonia Falcon. Eliazar loved classic cars, oldies and was proud to have been in the U.S. Army. He was a positive influence and made an impact on the lives of everyone he met. A Christian, he had a deep and strong faith. Eliazar lived his life this way and very humble. He...
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Christa M. Weber

March 31, 1941 - October 5, 2017

Christa M. Weber, 76, passed away on Thursday, October 5, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Berlin, Germany on March 31, 1941 to Heinz Liesegang and Margaret Liesegang. She was preceded in death by her parents Heinz Liesegang and Margaret Liesegang; former spouse Leo Guerrero. Christa is survived by her sister Dorothy Whitaker; son John Portillo (Irene); daughter, Annette York (Todd); son...
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Maria Magdalena Mascorro

May 2, 1919 - October 5, 2017

Maria Magdalena Mascorro, age 98, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. ROSARY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017 7:00 P.M. PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL Deacon Frank Martinez will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date.
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John "Cliff" Aultman

February 23, 1956 - October 5, 2017

John "Cliff" Aultman. Age 61, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017. Cliff was a dedicated family man who loved being with family and friends. Golf and riding his motorcycle were his passion; he was a founding member of the Iron Pigs motorcycle group. He loved old classic cars and had several during his life. Cliff was a fireman with the S.A.F.D. for 31 years. His abilities, loyalty, and...
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Victor S. Villarreal

March 2, 1925 - October 4, 2017

Victor S. Villarreal, age 92, passed away at home on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born March 2, 1925 in San Antonio to Victor and Angelmira Villarreal. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tommie T. Villarreal and his parents. Victor is survived by his son, Victor Villarreal III (Lien); daughters: Kathleen Villarreal Jiminez, Carol Zuniga (Norbert), Karen Mitchell ...
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Carol Deane Kalteyer Merritt

December 10, 1943 - October 3, 2017

Carol Deane Kalteyer Merritt passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 3, 2017. Born December 10, 1943 Carol was proud to be a sixth-generation Texan with deep family roots throughout central Texas. Her father, Walter Kalteyer, served as a naval officer in the Pacific in WWII before establishing a successful career as a petroleum engineer. After a number years moving from one...
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Clara Lamm

April 12, 1932 - October 3, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Clara Belle Lamm, age 85, joined her Lord. She was born April 12, 1932 in San Antonio, Texas to Hilda Mary Stautzenberger and Edwin Oscar Lamm. She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin O. Lamm; mother, Hilda S. Lamm; brother, Gerald A. Lamm; and sister, Bernice Bertha Lamm. She is survived by siblings LeRoy Wilfred Lamm, Denis Edwin Lamm and Earl David Lamm,...
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James W. Johnson, Jr.

July 30, 1924 - October 3, 2017

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at the age of 93. Surrounded by his wife and children, he completed his journey that began July 30, 1924 in Albany, Georgia as the son of James and Estine Johnson. Early on Jim felt the call of service that became the hallmark of his life. In time he became a B-17 Aircraft...
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Marian Funk

October 26, 1934 - October 3, 2017

Marian Elizabeth Truax Funk, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Bulverde, Texas. She was born on October 26, 1934 in San Antonio and attended Ben Franklin Grade School, Thomas Edison High School and Bethany College. Earlier in life she worked at Rice University and later owned Marco Pet Supply in Bulverde, Texas. She was a longtime member of Bethel Methodist Church of The Hill...
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Theodore "Ted" Popp, Sr.

November 30, 1938 - October 3, 2017

Ted Popp, Sr., age 78, of San Antonio, TX, passed away surrounded by family on October 3, 2017. He was born in Bennettsville, IN on November 30, 1938. Ted is survived by his wife, Donna Popp; daughter, Leane Morgan and husband Howard; daughter, Donna Lynn Whalen and husband Mike; daughter-in-law, Connie Popp; grandchildren, Sara Murphy, Tres Popp, Stephanie Bonham, and Craig Bielke. Ted is...
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Manuel "Manny" Sandoval Casillas

October 2, 2017

Manuel "Manny" Sandoval Casillas, of San Antonio, TX, passed away on October 2, 2017, surrounded by his immediate family. He was born in Chula Vista, California on January 27, 1970. Manny is survived by parents Charles & Jessie Casillas, his sister, Charlene Sandoval Casillas, his brother Adrian Sandoval Casillas and his two Nieces/God Daughters Caitlyn Frances Casillas & Alexandria Starr...
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James N. Collins

October 23, 1923 - October 2, 2017

James N. Collins, age 93, passed away peacefully at his home in San Antonio, Texas on October 2, 2017. He was born on October 23, 1923 in Corsicana, Texas, to James I. and Inez L. Collins. He had a great love and passion for everyone who came into his life. He adopted and welcomed anyone into his family and home. Farming and flying, always working hard, he served his country, family and...
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Richard LeRoy Capps

October 18, 1953 - October 1, 2017

Richard LeRoy Capps passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at his home in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 18, 1953 in Houston, Texas to Emily Tyson Capps and Ethan LeRoy Capps and was preceded in death by his parents. Richard is survived by his son Garrett Tyson Capps and his girlfriend, Marla Segura; his former spouse of 23 years, Sheri Dorsett Capps; his sister, Nancy Capps Forester and...
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Margaret Elizondo Pena

November 8, 1924 - October 1, 2017

Margaret Elizondo Peña passed away on October 1, 2017 in San Antonio at the age of 92 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ignacio P. Elizondo and Adelina Stoltz Elizondo as well as sisters, Aurora Elizondo Gonzales and Alicia Elizondo Garza of Monterrey; brothers, Gilbert Elizondo and Mario "Mott" Elizondo. She is survived by her husband of 68 years Daniel S. Peña; sons, Daniel S....
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Margaret Janice McBride

June 8, 1945 - September 30, 2017

Margaret McBride passed away September 30, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born to Marion and Joseph McBride, in Laredo, Texas on June 8, 1945. She spent her growing years in Laredo and moved with her son, Aric Tanner McBride, to Augusta, Georgia in 1985. Following an illness, she returned to San Antonio in 2006. She is preceded in death by her parents, nephew Ford Yeary, and her brother,...
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Janine Burgess Russell Seay

May 26, 1951 - September 28, 2017

Janine went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the age of 66 years. She was born in Bremen, Germany on May 26, 1951. She was adopted at the age of 2 years and her new family gave her a life of traveling and seeing the world due to her father's occupation in the oil industry. Her education was gathered from many places around the world; however, she proudly graduated...
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Edna Moerman

September 15, 1921 - September 28, 2017

Edna Moerman, age 96, passed away September 28, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Earl and Rosalie Odom. After moving to San Antonio, she joined Woodland Baptist Church where being a social person, she made many friends and was known for her caring hugs. She volunteered at the church making flower arrangements and delivering them to church members to brighten their...
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David Arlen Smithhart

August 11, 1964 - September 28, 2017

Major David Arlen Smithhart, 53, USAF (retired), loving husband, father, and dedicated scout leader, passed away in San Antonio on Thursday, September 28, 2017. David Smithhart was born in Norfolk, VA, on August 11, 1964, to Richard and Elizabeth Smithhart. He received his BS in Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets, Squadron 16. Upon...
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Arnold Kenneth Clark

February 26, 1929 - September 27, 2017

My dear husband, Arnold, was a loving husband to me, and loving to his children and grandchildren. He was respectable and kind, and was diplomatic in caring for many other people. Arnold graduated from the Navy in 1946, and he graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in agriculture. Later, He was sent to Thailand by the State Department to help people learn ways to have clean...
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Hazel W. Garwood

November 13, 1919 - September 27, 2017

Hazel Wilson Garwood went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at her home in San Antonio, TX at the age of 97. Born on November 13, 1919, she was known by various names to family and friends: Hazel, Mom, Lady G, Aunt Hazel, Grandma, Momo, and Grandma the Great. The youngest of five kids, she grew up in Temple, Texas. She would refer to her younger self as a 'Tomboy.' No...
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Irene Reynolds Johnson

May 12, 1938 - September 25, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Irene Reynolds Johnson, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, on September 25, 2017. Irene was born in Steubenville, Ohio. Early in her life, she taught elementary school and travelled the world as a diplomatic spouse. She made her home in Northern Virginia where she devoted herself to raising a family and her career as an educator....
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Maurice Cecil Retzloff

July 30, 1948 - September 25, 2017

After a lifetime of much joy, despite many challenges associated with Cerebral Palsy, Maurice passed peacefully to be with the Lord. He served as a role model and an inspiration for everyone he encountered throughout his life. He is preceded in death by parents Walter and Celia Retzloff, and brothers Walt Retzloff and Stanley Retzloff. He is survived by brother Gerald F. Retzloff (Sally),...
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Angel Garcia del Villar

November 6, 1939 - September 23, 2017

Dr. Angel Garcia Del Villar, age 77, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in San Antonio. He was born on November 6, 1939 in Mexico City to Jose Angel Garcia Chávez and Lucia Villar de Garcia. He received his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in 1965. He completed his Pediatric Residency at The University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio,...
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Edward Lee Bargfrede

May 5, 1941 - September 23, 2017

Edward Lee Bargfrede, 76, passed away Saturday, September 23rd in San Antonio, Texas. Born in La Vernia, Texas, he was the son of Walter and Leona Bargfrede. He attended Texas Lutheran College, and was employed by D & D Farm and Ranch, Koepp Chevrolet and APPCO for 37 years as a Foreman and after retirement managed the Diamond D Ranch. He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church for over 30...
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James "David" Giles

September 23, 1934 - September 23, 2017

James "David" Giles went to be with the Lord on his 83rd birthday, September 23, 2017. His is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara (Freeman); daughter, Lisa (Jim) Banner; son, Michael (Cindy) Giles; son, David Melichar; grandchildren, Mitchell Giles Floyd, Alexandra (Brian) Jones, Audrey (Jared) Dalton, Jason Giles, Melissa Giles, Brett Giles; step grandson, Tony Rodriguez; sister-in...
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Sherra Marie McClelland

April 14, 1965 - September 23, 2017

Sherra Marie McClelland, 52, passed away on September 23, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Sherra taught kindergarten for over 30 years at ECDC and NEISD. Lifetime member of San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, volunteering in the Horse Show Hospitality area. Sherra loved laughing and lived to enjoy her time spent with family. She was preceded in death by, father, Jimmie Orlin Hester. Sherra is survived...
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Felton Walter Stallings

April 27, 1955 - September 23, 2017

Felton Walter Stallings, 62, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in San Antonio. He was born in Ocala, FL on April 27, 1955 to Byron and Betty Stallings. Felton was a true patriot who loved his country and served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973. After many years of traveling in the U.S., he settled in San Antonio in 1987. He was an avid sportsman with a passion for fishing. He...
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Samuel Drake Dean Shook

September 22, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Our precious Samuel "Sammy" Drake Dean Shook was born on Friday, September 22, 2017 in San Antonio Texas. Sammy passed away in the loving arms of his parents shortly after he was born from complications due to Potter's Syndrome. Sammy brought us so much love and joy in the short time he was with us. Sammy is survived by his parents, Kimberly M. Schedlbauer and Christopher M. Shook of San Antonio;...
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Robert John Elkey

November 12, 1946 - September 22, 2017

Robert John Elkey passed away unexpectedly on Sept 22, 2017. Bob was born in Rutland, Vermont on November 12, 1946. Bob spent his formative years moving constantly with his military family having attended 17 schools prior to graduation. Bob prospered in his own military career of 24 years. Bob served in Vietnam and earned a field promotion to 1LT. After Vietnam, he served as a Drill...
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Robert Louis "Louie" Hernandez, Jr.

June 17, 1957 - September 22, 2017

Robert Louis "Louie" Hernandez, Jr. ended his valiant battle with cancer on September 22, 2017. Louie was born on June 17, 1957 to Robert Louis Hernandez, Sr. and Alice Hernandez. Over the coming 21-plus years, Louie would help his parents welcome five younger siblings into the family. Ever the eldest son and the consummate big brother, Louie would help to guide and shape the Hernandez family...
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Joyce Rhine Manaugh

August 13, 1933 - September 21, 2017

Joyce Marie Rhine Manaugh was born August 13, 1933 in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma and passed away in San Antonio, TX on September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacque Manaugh; her parents Otto and Lola Rhine; her sister Mildred Rhine Spindle; and her brother Keith Rhine. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Wally and Melinda Manaugh of Dallas; son and daughter-in-law...
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Max M. Axelsen

October 22, 1921 - September 21, 2017

Col. Max M. Axelsen, USAF Ret., passed away on September 21, 2017 at his home in San Antonio, Texas, where he had resided since 1979. He was born on October 22, 1921 in Clear Lake, Iowa to Christopher Axelsen of Veddum, Denmark and Dora Meinecke of Iowa. Max met the love of his life, Margaret, at a ballroom dance when he was 18. They married on November 10, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and had...
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Dawn Elizabeth Vaughn

September 23, 1986 - September 21, 2017

Dawn Elizabeth Walchar Vaughn, 30, went to be with the Lord on September 21, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born September 23, 1986, in Victoria, Texas to Franklin and Claire Walchar. Dawn's early years were spent in Las Vegas, Nevada. The family then moved to San Antonio where she graduated from MacArthur High School. Dawn enjoyed expressing her creative side through art,...
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Helga Drenkhahn Puschak

December 1, 1937 - September 20, 2017

Helga Drenkhahn Puschak, 79, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2017 in San Antonio after a brief illness. She was born December 1, 1937 in Bremerhaven, Germany to Theodor and Hannah (Indorf) Drenkhahn. There she met and married the love of her life William Frederick Puschak, USN,and shortly thereafter moved with him to the United States. Helga was an amazing wife, caring, loving mother...
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Patricia Helen Gately

July 28, 1930 - September 18, 2017

Patricia Gately, 87, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by, husband, Earl Gately; parents; Benjamin Ambrose and Irene Cormier; daughter, Trish; sisters; Joan, Carol, Dot and her brother, Skip. Patricia is survived by son; Jerry Kimball (Teresa), Casey Gately (Nancy), Rick Kimball (Sharon) and Mike Kimball (Vickie Ingram); grandchildren;...
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Richard Rudolph Greiner

November 20, 1967 - September 17, 2017

Retired Master Sgt. Richard Rudolph Greiner, age 49, passed away on Sunday, 17 September 2017 at San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. He was born 20 November 1967 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a longtime resident of San Antonio, Texas. His father, Thomas George, preceded him in death on 11 July 2011 and he is survived by his mother, Nancy Ann (Steinbach) Greiner of...
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