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Clara Mittelman

April 23, 1930 - December 6, 2016

Clara was a country girl with big city dreams and determination that got her everywhere she wanted to go. She was one of the first female draftsmen for the City of Dallas. Clara was a devoted, happy wife to the love of her life Kenneth Mittelman. She was a loving caring mother to Sharon, Dave, Karen and Mark. Clara adored her grandchildren, Heather, Brier, Matt, Lindsay, Ashley, David, Nicole,...
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Margaret Jean Hibler Walthall

June 23, 1924 - December 5, 2016

Margaret Jean Hibler Walthall was born June 23, 1924 and grew up in Houston, Texas, daughter of Florence Bering and Oscar Newton Hibler. Her mother was a member of an old German family, who started one of the earliest lumber yards in the city, while her father grew up in Missouri, and quickly decided farm life was not for him. Her early years were spent in the family home built by her grandfather...
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Kent Denson

February 8, 1941 - December 5, 2016

Kent Denson, 75, of Boerne, Texas, beloved husband and best friend of Judy Denson for 52 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 5, 2016 in his home. Kent was born in Brownfield, Texas, February 8, 1941. He was a farmer and rancher in various locations throughout the state, and served in the the United States Army National Guard. Kent began as a Private, serving in the 2nd...
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Emily D. Thuss

June 10, 1945 - December 5, 2016

Sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and community organizer, Emily Denman Thuss passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends in Boerne, Texas on December 5, 2016. Emily was born in San Antonio in 1945 to Leroy G. and Fannie Lee Harvin Denman of San Antonio and grew up at the family home in Monte Vista with her two sisters. In childhood, she traveled in Mexico and Guatemala where she...
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Landon Wren Powell

April 30, 1994 - December 4, 2016

Only an almighty Creator with eternal purpose and intention would choose to weave the beautiful quilt of a person with the genius spirit of Landon Wren Powell. Only a loving and compassionate heavenly Father would choose to write, edit and rewrite his story with seasons of redemption and grace, then call him Home abruptly, when the torment of the enemy was too unbearable to allow. Born in...
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Tristram Coffin, Jr.

April 1, 1919 - December 4, 2016

Tristram Coffin, Jr. died December 4, 2016 in Shavano Park, Texas. Tris was born April 1, 1919 in Hudson, NY to Tristram Coffin and Rachel Anna Jones Coffin Robinson. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marvel M. Points Coffin; son, Mark Coffin; sister, Trudy Robinson Benson Wyche and brother, Joel Coffin. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Coffin Johnson (John); granddaughters,...
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Joliene Threasa Colton

December 13, 1956 - December 3, 2016

Joliene Threasa Colton, age 59, beloved wife, and loving mother, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016. She is preceded in death by her mother, Tommie Kaneshiro, stepfather, Richard Kaneshiro; Baby Girl, Cupcake and son-in-law, Justin Wadely She is survived by her husband, Derek A. Colton; children: Michelle Williams (Andy), Summer Colton (Leo Betonio), Bronson Colton (Yvonne), and...
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Jordan W. Hanna

December 3, 2016

Jordan ago, 60, passed away on December 3rd, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Hanna; son and daughter-in-law, John & Larissa Partenope; stepchildren, Tommy & Jeremy Howard and Kristy Rodgers; sister-in-law, Terri Gorler; brothers by another mother, Gordon and Tommy and a big extended family that includes 7 grandchildren and one on the way. He will be missed...
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Serafin L. Garza

March 1, 1943 - December 2, 2016

Our beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend, Serafin L. Garza, age 73, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016. He was a dedicated employee at the San Antonio Light Newpaper working as a Senior Printer for many years. Serafin is preceded in death by his parents, Serafin A. Garza and Cecilia L. Garza; his sister, Martha Garza Henderson and brother, Robert L. Garza. He is survived by...
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Eugene "Gene" W. Ruiz

January 25, 1918 - December 2, 2016

Eugene "Gene" W. Ruiz, 98, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016. He was born in Houston on January 25, 1918 to Eugene and Gertrude Ruiz. He graduated from Fortier High School, New Orleans, Louisiana in 1935. Gene entered the Army Air Force in 1942 and saw action as an Air Operations Specialist in WWII. After leaving the service, he entered the University of Miami where he majored in...
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Sarah Sawtelle Knaupp

May 18, 1961 - December 2, 2016

Sarah Sawtelle Knaupp went to be with her Heavenly Father on December 2, 2016 with her entire family by her side. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on May 18, 1961, the fourth of six children. Sarah blessed all whom she met with her sweet disposition and infectious personality. Sarah attended Alamo Heights High School and went on to graduate from The University of Texas where she was loved by...
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Oleta A. Madry

December 14, 1941 - December 2, 2016

Our beloved, Oleta A. Madry Pease, age 74, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016. She married at an early age and began her family. After a move to Midland, TX, Oleta began a career with the Midland Police Dept. She excelled at every job in the office, from a PBX operator to payroll, secretary, to supply sergeant, Mom did it all! And, retired after 26 years with the department. She later...
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Claudette E. Perez

January 22, 1935 - December 1, 2016

Claudette E. Perez January 22, 1935 – December 1, 2016 Claudette E. Perez, age 81, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on January 22, 1935 in the South of France, La Seyne-sur-Mer (VAR) to Alcibiade Coste and Lucienne Debon. After finishing her BAC education in France, she took a job teaching just north of Paris, married, Angel Manuel Perez...
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James D. "Jim" Savage

November 30, 2016

James D. Savage (Jim), was born in Galveston, Texas in 1926. During WW II Jim served in the Army Air Corps flying B 29's. Jim earned his degree in Engineering at UT Austin. In 1947 he married Mildred Warden. During their 53 years of marriage they were blessed with four sons. For 30 years Jim worked for the Department of Defense at Kelly AFB. Assignments included Germany, Korea and...
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Nancy Keator Rother

February 20, 1924 - November 30, 2016

Known as "Mrs. Purple of San Antonio and The Queen Bee," our mother, Nancy Keator Rother, passed away November 30, 2016 after a valiant seven-year battle with Myelodysplasia. She was born on February 20, 1924 to Helen and Karl Bellack in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she spent her childhood. She was predeceased by her first husband, Edward H. Keator Jr., and her second husband, Harold H....
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William Alfred Parker

May 17, 1930 - November 30, 2016

William Alfred Parker, May 17, 1930 - November 30, 2016, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, moved with his family to San Antonio when he was six years old. Bill's family was originally from Parker's Landing in Pennsylvania. They subsequently moved to Tulsa, and then finally to San Antonio, Texas. He attended the San Antonio Academy, prep schools Fountain Valley in Colorado Springs, graduated High School...
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Joe Ray Seekamp

November 8, 1947 - November 30, 2016

Joe Ray Seekamp, age 69 of San Antonio, went to join Jesus on Wednesday November 30, 2016. Joe Ray was born November 8, 1947 in Refugio, Texas to Charles and Joyce Seekamp. He graduated from Yoakum High School, Class of 1966. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin where he was a trumpet player in the Longhorn Band. Joe Ray faithfully served for 2 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. ...
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Charity Rayne Siler

March 30, 2005 - November 29, 2016

Charity was born March 30th, 2005 to Julie Siler. Charity had a heart of gold and the soul of an angel from the time she was born. She left us to join our "True Father" in Heaven's Kingdom on November 29th, 2016. Charity is survived by her loving parents Julie Siler and Chris Dombrowski, her sisters Destiny and Cyan, and her brother Zachary. She is also survived by her wonderful grandparents...
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Jodi Jannelle Eads

June 16, 1968 - November 29, 2016

Our beloved Jodi Jannelle Eads (Cooper), 48, of San Antonio, Tx, left us to be with her Savior on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. Jodi was loved and adored by her husband of 29 years, Jeffrey Dale Eads Sr, and loving son Jeffrey Dale Eads Jr. Jodi was born in Tucson, Arizona. She was raised and attended primary schools in El Paso and Houston until the family moved to Tyler, Texas. Attending Tyler...
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Orlando Joel Lopez

August 7, 1959 - November 29, 2016

On November 29th 2016, Orlando Joel Lopez went home to his Heavenly Father. Born in Houston on August 7th, 1959 and raised in Kirby, Texas, Orlando enjoyed the many wonderful things life had to offer. At a young age, he found salvation in Christ Jesus and served in many capacities and ministries within the church. He attended Judson High School and Howard Payne University. He served in the...
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Frank Hudson

February 10, 1922 - November 28, 2016

Frank Hudson, 94, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at his home. He was born February 10, 1922 in Honey Grove, Texas, son of Thomas and Annie Hall Hudson. Frank married E. Louise Rekers in June of 1944 in Newport News, Virginia. They later divorced. He then married Norma Baker in July of 1948 in Missouri. She died in April of 1992. Frank re-married E. Louise Rekers Dutler on July...
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Donald B. Dvorak

April 15, 1929 - November 28, 2016

Donald B. Dvorak, born April 15, 1929 in Clutier, Iowa, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the age of 87. Don graduated from St. Patrick High School Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1948 then moved to San Antonio with his family the next year. Donald was the sole caregiver for his parents until the time of their death. Donald retired at the age of 65 from Southwest Motor Transport after 40...
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Edmund "Ed" Hughes Johnstone

January 8, 1934 - November 28, 2016

Edmund Hughes Johnstone was born in Hammond, Indiana to Mary Lewis Johnstone and Edmund Hope Johnstone. He had one sister and one brother. He was born near the end of The Golden Age of Aviation. At a very young age, Edmund knew he wanted to spend his life working with and enjoying airplanes. He attended Purdue University where he started a flying club (that has since merged with another club...
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D. Thomas O'Connell

November 16, 1933 - November 28, 2016

D. Thomas (Tom) O'Connell, a 42-year veteran in advertising in the U.S. and Canada including 18 years with Hearst Newspapers in San Antonio, Texas, died on November 28, 2016 at age 83 in Bulverde, Texas. In 1983, Tom came to San Antonio from Dallas to marry his long-lost love, Betsy, he met in 1954 on a train between Frankfort, Germany and Paris, France. Tom was hired by the San Antonio...
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Aubrey Elizabeth Kyne

September 4, 2012 - November 28, 2016

Aubrey Elizabeth Kyne earned her angel wings on November 28, 2016, following her fight against a lifelong illness. While Aubrey's time on earth was short, she had a huge impact on the people that had the honor of being part of her life. She was the silliest and most beautiful little girl, and her smile and laugh will live on in the hearts and souls of all who met her. Aubrey experienced a...
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William Michael Scudder

December 18, 1945 - November 28, 2016

William Michael Scudder, 70, of San Marcos went home to be with our Lord on November 28, 2016. He was born December 18, 1945 in Oklahoma City to Hilbert and Dorothy Scudder. He was educated in Norman, Oklahoma and attended The University of Oklahoma before being drafted into the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Michael was a longtime REALTOR, a Member of FRAR and previously the New...
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Mary V. Loehman

February 9, 1921 - November 28, 2016

Mary Virginia Loehman, age 95, passed away November 28, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in San Antonio to Henry and Florence Johnson and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1939. Mary was an active member of All Saints Anglican Church for more than 10 years and prior to that at St Thomas Episcopal Church for over 20 years. She served in many capacities including heading up...
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Sarah Margaret "Maggie""Babe" Jones

October 23, 1930 - November 27, 2016

Sarah Margaret "Maggie" "Babe" Jones passed away on November 27, 2016. She was born October 23, 1930 and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1948. She was a member of the Joy Singers at Alamo Heights United Methodist Church where she and her husband of 56 years were members for many years. She retired from working in Civil Service at Fort Sam Houston. After retiring, she volunteered at...
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Nathan Daniel Brooks

July 29, 1991 - November 27, 2016

Nathan Daniel Brooks, 25, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 4 a.m. in Bulverde, Texas. He is survived by his parents, Bryan and Patricia Brooks; his grandmother, Irma Vallejo; his older sister, Lauren Barnett, brother-in-law, Donald Barnett, and nephew, Hudson; his younger brother, Stephen Brooks, sister-in-law, Gloria, and nephew, Gracen; his girlfriend, Amanda Rodriguez. Nathan...
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Benny Montoya

January 21, 1961 - November 27, 2016

Benny Martin Montoya was born on January 21, 1961 in Newport News, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his parents Isidro and Concepcion Montoya and brother Jose Montoya. Benny is survived by his children Benny Montoya, Jr, Jennifer Montoya and Katherine Hathaway, 3 grandchildren, Kayla, Sebastian, Jacob, brother Ronnie Montoya (Diane), sisters JoAnn Marquez (Juan), Betty Jean Tupper ...
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Anita Maria Popiel Macri

December 13, 1936 - November 27, 2016

Anita, age 79 passed away peacefully at home, Sunday, November 27th, surrounded by her 3 children. She was born in Detroit, MI to Anastasia and James Popiel. Over the years, she lived in the Detroit area, Vermilion, Ohio and Jackson, Michigan. Her final move took her to San Antonio, TX to live near her daughters. She was predeceased by her parents and husband, Frank Macri. Anita is survived...
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Theresa Rangel

April 26, 1951 - November 27, 2016

On November 27, 2016, Terry left this Earth to be reunited with her father, Frank Gonzales and the loved ones who preceded her to dwell in God's house. She leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Ernest A. Rangel; son, Russell Rangel; daughter, Deserie Rangel; grandchildren, Jordan Munk and husband, Jason, Taylor Rangel, Bailey Rangel, Hannah Rangel, Nathaniel Rangel; mother, Sarah Gonzales;...
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Jay Patrick Huston, Sr.

March 17, 1926 - November 27, 2016

Jay Patrick "Pat" Huston, age 90, beloved husband and devoted father, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016. He was born on March 17, 1926 in San Antonio to Jay Minter and Adele Huston. A devout Catholic, Pat graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1944. He was the owner of Huston's Machine Shop established in 1912. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He was preceded in death by...
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Susan Brodeur

November 3, 1950 - November 27, 2016

Susan Marie Brodeur was born November 3, 1950 in Chicopee, Massachusetts to Donald Joseph Brodeur and Therese Parmelie (Paul) Brodeur. She died peacefully in her home on November 27, 2016, after a three-year valiant battle with cancer. Susan spent much of her formative years in San Antonio and graduated from Providence High School in 1969. She attended radiology school and worked as a...
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Fremon Leander Myers, MSgt, USAF, Ret

January 22, 1932 - November 26, 2016

Fremon Leander Myers, MSgt, USAF, Ret., age 84, passed away on November 26, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Rosemary Ann (Smith) Myers; two brothers, Dean and Lairy E. Myers, and a sister, Ramona Myers. He is survived by his two sons, Nathan D. and wife Sharon, and Randolph A. and wife Wanda; four grandchildren: David M., Richard A., Christopher J. and Catherine E....
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Betty Jane Mullineaux

September 20, 1925 - November 25, 2016

Betty Jane (nee, Icke) Mullineaux,91, died Nov. 25, 2016 at Christopher House Hospice in Aus-tin, TX. She was born September 20, 1925 in San Antonio, TX. A 1944 graduate of Bracken-ridge HS (San Antonio) with further study at a local business school, Betty worked clerical and bookkeeping jobs prior to her marriage to Raymond A. Mullineaux. She applied those skills to assisting Ray in operating...
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George C. Braue, USAF (Ret.)

May 21, 1928 - November 25, 2016

Lt. Col. George C. Braue, USAF (Ret.), 88, passed away on November 25, 2016 in San Antonio. George graduated from Caldwell High School and was inducted in the Caldwell High School Hall of Fame, class of 1947 for football, basketball and baseball. He honorably served his country for over 28 years, serving in the Navy and then the Air Force, during WWII and Vietnam. Lt. Col. Braue's service...
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Marilyn Lebo

November 7, 1935 - November 24, 2016

Our beloved mother, wife and sister, Marilyn Lebo, age 81, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016. From the greatest generation, she worked side-by-side with her husband in developing the family business, Acme Glass Company. Later she was employed with Frost Bros and Foley's Department Stores. She had a great sense of humor and was known as a spunky individual. She enjoyed her trips...
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Frances Trodlier Sherman

August 7, 1932 - November 24, 2016

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." Frances Trodlier Sherman, age 84, of San Antonio passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016. She was born on August 7, 1932 in Tyler, Texas to Herman and Freeda Levy. Frances was raised in Tyler, Texas and graduated from John Tyler High School in 1949, shortly thereafter she moved to San Antonio. Frances was...
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Lucia F. Gomez

September 20, 1928 - November 23, 2016

Lucia F. Gomez, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was born in Itasca, Texas but lived most of her life in San Antonio. Lucia was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Pedro V. Gomez, her son, Henry F. Gomez, and her granddaughter, Christina V. Gomez. She is survived by her daughters, Helen Cervantes and her husband, Adolph; Alice Lopez and her husband, Roy;...
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Dan Trace "TJ" Detmar , Jr.

March 14, 1986 - November 23, 2016

Dan Trace "TJ" Detmar, Jr, (30) of San Antonio, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. TJ will forever live in our hearts along with memories of the fierce love he had for his family, especially for his son Kayden. He was a hunter and fisherman to the core, with lots of great memories made at the Lewis family coast house in Rockport for the yearly Detmar vacation. He was a die...
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Donna Lou Phares

August 3, 1933 - November 23, 2016

Donna Lou Phares (née Weakland) died peacefully surrounded by her family on 23rd of November 2016 in Spring Branch TX at the age of 83. Donna is survived by her children, Mervin Leppo Jr. and wife Janet of Spring Branch Tx, Melinda (Mindy) Leppo of Spring Branch Tx, and Celinda (Cyndi) wife of Ron VanDyke of San Antonio Tx; her siblings Shirley Lottes, and Barbara Moore; her 9 grandchildren ...
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Richard E. Flores, Sr.

March 30, 1929 - November 22, 2016

The Lord called upon Richard E. Flores Sr. beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather on November 22, 2016 at 1:30 P.M. at the age of 87 years old. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on March 30, 1929 to Gregorio and Anita Flores. He was one of 13 children, 9 sons, and 4 daughters. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Juanita (Janie); his loving parents Gregorio...
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Richard L. Bonds

October 13, 1947 - November 21, 2016

Richard Bonds, 69, passed away peacefully on November 21st 2016 at his home in San Antonio, TX. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at Porter Loring on McCullough with visitation beginning at 11:00 am, followed immediately by a chapel service at 12:00 pm and a graveside ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Rich was born on October 13th 1947 in Camden, TN....
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Ronald W. Brenz, D.O. (Ret.)

November 28, 1941 - November 21, 2016

Col. Ronald W. Brenz, D.O. (Ret.) passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016, in San Antonio. A devoted husband, he had a deep and uncompromising love of his family and friends. Ronald earned his medical degree (Doctor of Osteopathy/DO) from the Chicago College of Osteopathy in 1967 and completed a rotating internship at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital before entering active service in the US Army...
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Rebekah Webb Richards

March 25, 1923 - November 21, 2016

Rebekah Webb Richards, age 93, went to be with her Savior on November 21, 2016. She was born on March 25, 1923, to Dr. Perry F. Webb and Thelma Stahl Webb in Malvern, Arkansas. Rebekah graduated from Jefferson High School in San Antonio and was a proud member of the Lassos. She attended Baylor University, where she studied music and speech. While there, she joined the Athenean Club, which later...
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Pat (Rodgers) Frisina

December 12, 1948 - November 21, 2016

Deacon Pat (Rodgers) Frisina, 67, died on Nov. 21 in San Antonio. Deacon Rodgers served nearly two decades as the communications director of the Archdiocese of San Antonio and executive director of Catholic Television of San Antonio (CTSA-15) until his retirement in June 2015. He continued to serve in diaconal ministry at St. Brigid Catholic Church until his death. He fell naturally into...
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Grace Louise Mauermann Allen

September 8, 1924 - November 21, 2016

Grace Louise Mauermann Allen, age 92, passed away on November 21, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Allen and her son, Gus Mauermann Allen. She is survived by her daughter Lisa Marie Allen; her two grandchildren, Elizabeth Allen Stephens and her husband, Scott, and Scott Arneson Allen; her daughter in law, Ann Arneson Allen; her two sisters,...
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Gloria De Luna

January 25, 1956 - November 21, 2016

Gloria De Luna, age 60, passed away on November 21, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on January 25, 1956 to Joe B. and Santiaga De Luna. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church for 27 years, where she was a part of the RCIA Team, part of the bible study, and taught CCD classes. She was also a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society, as well Eucharistic Minister and Sacristan...
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Eleanor (Fran) McGeorge

December 10, 1938 - November 21, 2016

Eleanor (Fran) McGeorge, age 77, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly from New Castle, Indiana, passed away November 21, 2016. She was a physical education teacher in Connecticut. Later in life she provided home healthcare for a number of residents in New Castle, Indiana. She was very active and enjoyed amateur sports. Fran coached and served on the board of directors of a baseball team for...
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Ralph H. "Ottie" Moffitt

September 5, 1931 - November 20, 2016

Ralph H. "Ottie" Moffitt, age 85, passed away November 20, 2016, in Converse, Texas. He was born September 5, 1931, in Eagle Grove, Iowa to Walter and Harriet Moffitt. After graduation, Ottie enlisted in the Armed Forces Department of the U.S. Navy. He served from June 1949 through April 1953. He was honorably discharged as a Yeoman YN2 Petty Offier. Ottie enjoyed being an active member in...
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Virginia R. Sanchez

September 14, 1930 - November 20, 2016

Virginia R. Sanchez, age 86, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 in San Antonio. She was born in San Antonio to parents Pedro and Anastacia (Martinez) Ramirez. Once out of school, Virginia worked at a local bakery, honing her skills. On the advice of a friend, she applied to the Lancer Company, where she was trained to be a sonic welder. Virginia worked at Lancer for over 20 years....
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Beverly J. Hidy

August 13, 1938 - November 20, 2016

Beverly Hidy went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 20, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Hazel Barnes and sister, Patricia Babb. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James O. 'Jim' Hidy Jr., son James 'Trey' Hidy, III and wife Lori; daughter Tina Barber and her husband COL Joseph Barber III. She will also be greatly missed by grandchildren Avalon, Cortni,...
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Benjamin Edward Marconi

January 8, 1966 - November 20, 2016

On Sunday November 20, 2016 San Antonio Police Department Detective Benjamin Marconi was shot and killed in the line of duty. He was born on January 8, 1966 to James "Jim" and Minerva "Minnie" Marconi of Floresville, Texas. After graduating Floresville High School he earned a business degree from Texas A&I Kingsville. While in college he was an active member and officer of Lambda Chi Alpha...
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Charles Anton Willms

June 5, 1921 - November 20, 2016

Charles Anton Willms, age 95, of Bulverde, TX went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 20, 2016. He was born June 5, 1921 in Fredericksburg, TX to Carl and Ottilia Becker Willms. Charles was a decorated World War II veteran having served in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters of operations. He worked in Civil Service, retiring from Kelly Field in 1975. Following his retirement,...
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Mack Raleigh Moore

March 22, 1949 - November 19, 2016

Mack Raleigh Moore passed away November 19, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. He is preceded in death by his parents, Col. Jasper S. Moore (USA, Ret.) and Uldene L. Moore. He is survived by his daughter, Courtney Burrington (Chad), and his grandson, Ryan Burrington, to whom he was always "Grandfather". He is also survived by his twin brother, Michael Moore (Evelyn), brothers Timothy Moore ...
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Loren M. Toohey

March 2, 1921 - November 19, 2016

Lt. Col. Loren Toohey, USAF, Retired, passed away on November 19, 2016 at the Blue Skies of Texas Retirement Community in San Antonio, Texas. Loren was born March 2, 1921 in Antioch, Nebraska, and spent his early years in Hemingford and Alliance, Nebraska. Loren was related to both the Danbom and Toohey families. In 1942, Loren married Leona "Maxine" Caha and they celebrated their 70th...
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Raul Vela

July 10, 1929 - November 19, 2016

Dr. Raul Vela, 87, was born July 10, 1929 in Ciudad Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Dr. Vela passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. He was the eldest of eight children of Don Raul Vela Garcia and Angelica Perez de Vela, who predeceased him. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Anne Brennan Vela, and his five children, Dr. Raul III (Victoria Reed), James, Ana,...
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Marilyn Kay Putsche

April 28, 1945 - November 19, 2016

Marilyn Kay Putsche, age 71, of San Antonio and Boerne, TX passed away on November 19, 2016. She was born on April 28, 1945 in Tulsa, OK. Marilyn graduated in 1963 from Robert E. Lee High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, and Student Council; served three years as a Cheerleader; was chosen Football and Basketball Sweetheart, and graduated fourth in her graduation...
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Frances Ruth Gilbreth

May 7, 1936 - November 19, 2016

FRANCES RUTH GILBRETH May 7, 1936 - November 19, 2016 Frances Ruth (Wilson) Gilbreth passed away peacefully on November 19, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas after a sudden and brief illness. Frances was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and teacher who lived her life with amazing grace, love, and laughter. She was a 5th generation Texan born on May 7, 1936 to Elbert (Bill) and Olga ...
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Edwin E. Hightower

September 17, 1938 - November 18, 2016

Cherished husband, father, grandfather, uncle, role model, and teacher Edwin Eugene "Ed" Hightower passed into the eternal realm on November 18, 2016. Ed maintained his gentle and sunny disposition throughout his long battle with Alzheimer's disease. His family and friends will long remember his patience, intelligence, myriad talents, unique sense of humor, and true decency in a time when the...
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Arcelia Garcia Rivera

October 26, 1934 - November 18, 2016

Arcelia Garcia Rivera "Little Sally" age 82 of San Antonio, beloved mother, wife, grandmother and great grandmother, died on Friday, November 18, 2016. Arcelia was a beautiful and clever lady, one of a kind, a spitfire with a great sense of humor. She was always helpful and never stopped being a mother. She told stories of playing softball in her youth where she was given the nickname "Little...
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Cynthia "Cyndi" Sigler Giordano

September 10, 1955 - November 18, 2016

On the evening of the 18th of November 2016, Cyndi Sigler Giordano was called home to her Heavenly Lord while surrounded by friends, family, and the familiar staff at Starlight Homes Assisted Living in San Antonio, Texas, after putting up a brave two and a half year battle against breast cancer. Cyndi was 61 years old. Cyndi was born at Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas on the 10th of...
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Patricia "Patty" Cain

November 3, 1952 - November 18, 2016

At the end of life, the only question a teacher asks is, "Did I make a difference?" Patty Cain slipped quietly into the waiting arms of our Lord and the loving arms of our beloved parents. A child of St. Paul's Parish Community, Patty devoted her life to youth, teaching first at St. Paul's School from which she herself was a graduate, and later becoming a teacher, and later principal, at...
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Brian Ferguson

July 16, 1974 - November 18, 2016

Brian Ferguson, 42, passed away on Friday, November 18th, in San Antonio. He was born on July 16, 1974 to parents Monty and Dorothy Ferguson. He leaves behind his father, Monty; brother, Scot; sister, Kristin Troilo with her husband Darren and their children Andrew and Kyler; and many other beloved family members and friends. Brian was a unique soul and will be missed a great deal. ...
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Deborah Ellen Byrd Gittinger

July 13, 1949 - November 17, 2016

Deborah Ellen Byrd Gittinger, age 67 of San Antonio, Texas, went home to our Divine Creator and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, November 17, 2016. All the while teaching us to be classy to the end, she was taken from us after a long battle with cancer. She and her husband, Michael, enjoyed traveling and living in many places. She loved her pets, loved to shop and usually had a...
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CW3 Thomas Edward Ryan

March 11, 1941 - November 17, 2016

Thomas Edward Ryan was born in Cleveland, OH on March 11, 1941 and passed away on November 17, 2016. He had a 26 year career in the Army beginning in Vietnam. When drafted he was older than the others so they called him Pops! He spent most of his career overseas – Vietnam, Japan, Germany, Okinawa – with repeated tours to all. After 26 years in the military, primarily as a...
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Harry Wilson Price, Jr.

March 25, 1928 - November 17, 2016

Harry Wilson Price, Jr. Born March 25, 1928 in Hampton, VA. Lived a very full and happy life to the age of 88. Served in United States Navy in WW II. Married to Alice Browne Price 62 years. His three children and spouses include: Douglas & Kathy Price, Colorado Springs, CO; Ted & Martha Scholz, San Antonio, TX; Todd & Mary Price, Eagle Rock, VA. Five grandchildren and spouses include: Josh Price;...
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Elizabeth Tynan

October 26, 1924 - November 17, 2016

Katherine Elizabeth Tynan age 92, of San Antonio, died Thursday, November 17, 2016. Elizabeth graduated from St. Mary's Hall, attended Hollins University, and graduated with honors from the University of Texas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. Upon graduation, she traveled extensively in Mexico and Europe and ultimately settled into a rewarding teaching career. Elizabeth enjoyed...
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Marion Sweatmon

October 8, 1935 - November 16, 2016

Marion Sweatmon exited this earthly stage and entered into the arms of Jesus in the early morning of November 16, 2016 at the age of 81. He passed quietly in his own home with his beloved wife and son beside him. Well known in theater circles, Marion spent his life acting, writing, directing, and producing plays. In his twenties, he worked in California, acting and writing for film and...
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Kenneth Love Bibb

September 12, 1942 - November 16, 2016

A lifelong NASCAR fan, Kenneth Love Bibb, age 74, followed his Heaven-bound pace car onto his eternal super-speedway the afternoon of Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Born in Beckley, West Virginia to Clarence and Ruth Bibb on September 12, 1942, Kenny spent his youth there until leaving for college where he earned his Accounting degree at Western Kentucky University. His 36-year career at Exxon...
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Winifred Jandreau Newell

July 2, 1920 - November 16, 2016

Winifred Newell, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alton in 2000. She is survived by 2 siblings, Charles Jandreau and James Jandreau; 3 children, Alton Scott Newell Jr., John Robert Newell, Sharon Newell Shirley; 8 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; plus, a large extended family. Together, with...
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Emerson Louis Besch

June 9, 1928 - November 16, 2016

Dr. Emerson Louis Besch was born the third of four boys on June 9th, 1928 in Hammond, Indiana to his loving, strong mother Carolyn Dieckmann Besch and father Ernest Henry Besch, Sr. He spent his childhood getting into multiple scrapes and pickles with his younger brother, Carl, highlighted by the time they accidentally burned down their neighbor Iovan's garage. His young, widowed mother...
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Mitzi Efron

February 17, 1942 - November 16, 2016

Mitzi Efron, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend was born on February 17, 1942 in Dallas, Texas to Grace and Leonard Muller, of Blessed Memory. She passed quietly on November 16, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Mitzi moved to San Antonio in 1959 and soon after spotted the man of her dreams. On December 3, 1961, Jack Efron became her most loving and devoted husband, who she supported...
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Patrick Edward Dowling

November 15, 2016

Patrick E. Dowling, a pioneer in early computer development, died November 15th at his home in San Antonio, TX at the age of 72. The cause of death was respiratory failure brought on by squamous cell carcinoma of the neck. Patrick was born in Brooklyn, NY, the only surviving child of his parents, Arthur and Josephine Dowling. He excelled academically early on and was accelerated in class at...
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Jo Ann Osborne

June 20, 1932 - November 15, 2016

Jo Ann Osborne, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on June 20th, 1932 in Springfield, MO to Frank E. and Zela Brown Meyer. Jo Ann was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 60 years of marriage, Billy Arlen Osborne and her son Bruce Aaron Osborne. "Nana," as she was called by her grandchildren, was an active member...
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Chief Warrant Officer Patrick Lee Clarkson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

February 6, 1947 - November 15, 2016

Chief Warrant Officer Patrick Lee Clarkson, U.S. Army (Retired) passed away on November 15, 2016 in San Antonio, TX at the age of 69. He was born in Anchorage, Alaska to Walter and Margory, who preceded him in death. He served his country honorably for 20 years serving in Europe, Asia, and North America, before working for the U.S. Postal Service for over 20 years. He was a member of the United...
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Maj. Darrell Ray Stutts, USAF

August 29, 1968 - November 15, 2016

Major Darrell Ray Stutts, USAF, age 48, passed away November 15, 2016, in San Antonio. Major Stutts was born in Houston, Texas to Kenneth DeWayne Stutts and Lynn Gayle Daniel. He was a distinguished graduate of Lawrence D. Bell High School in 1987. Upon graduation, he immediately started his career in the United Stated Air Force at Lackland AFB, Texas, graduating from Basic Military Training...
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Robert P. Szczepanski

June 1, 1948 - November 14, 2016

Robert "Bob" P. Szczepanski, age 68, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016. Affectionately known as "Coach", he was a kindhearted, gentle man who touched many students with his teaching. He was a referee and clock manager for the basketball team at St. Mary's and Trinity Universities. He was a member of the Texas Cavaliers, the Beethoven Society, Harp Shamrock Society, Order of the Alamo...
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John R Russell

November 6, 1938 - November 14, 2016

John R. Russell, age 78, passed away on November 14, 2016 at his home in San Antonio, TX. John was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Mary Russell. He is survived by his brother Larry Russell, his daughter Theresa Fossier, his son John Robert Russell II and his granddaughters Mary (Ellie) Fossier and Taylor Russell. John was born on November 6, 1938 in McAlester, OK and graduated...
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James C. Medlock

September 29, 1936 - November 14, 2016

James "Pop" Medlock, also known by family and friends as "JC", age 80, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and devoted son, made his transition from earth to glory on Monday, November 14, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. Medlock was born in Trinity, Texas on September 29, 1936, to Dan (father) and Johnnie Mae (mother) Medlock. Johnnie Mae later married Leon "Pa-pa" Evans...
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Maria G. Guzman

December 17, 1944 - November 14, 2016

Maria C. Guzman December 17, 1944-November 14, 2016 Our beloved mother, loving wife, grandmother and friend, Maria C. Guzman, age 71, passed away on Monday, Nov 14, 2016 with her family at her side. At an early age, she became a widow with the loss of her husband, Jesse Guzman Sr. Above all things in life, Maria placed her faith in Jesus and family first. Through strict discipline and...
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Jack L. Bloomer

July 14, 1942 - November 14, 2016

Jack L. Bloomer was born July 14, 1942, in Lohn, Texas, to W.H. (Howard) and Margaret Bloomer. He graduated from Lohn High School, then earned his Bachelor's degree in Agronomy at Texas Tech University in 1964. He spent his career in the agricultural field, working in seed production and in irrigation systems. He served in the US Army from 1967-1970 and was commissioned as a First Lieutenant. ...
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Arthur Benavides Whitcher

April 21, 1924 - November 14, 2016

Arthur Benavides Whitcher, age 92, of San Antonio passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016. He was born to Fred Whitcher and Juanita Benavides Whitcher on April 21, 1924 in Houston, TX. Arthur served in the Marine Corps, 2nd Marine Division in the Pacific during WWII. He married Elida Valadez on September 23, 1945. Arthur was employed with the Southern Pacific Rail Road for over 35 years. He...
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Mary Frances Semingson

May 9, 1926 - November 13, 2016

Mary Frances Semingson, of San Antonio, TX, went to heaven after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Mary was born to the late Arthur and Lila Morris, May 9, 1926 in Selma, AL. Mary graduated from Parrish High School in 1944 as a four-year National Honor Student and receiving a college scholarship. However, because she had met a handsome 2nd Lt. Army Air Force pilot, the...
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Gwendolyn Valarie (Clancy) Rose

September 28, 1921 - November 13, 2016

Gwendolyn Valarie (Clancy) Rose, age 95, died peacefully on November 13, 2016, at home, after a brief struggle with pneumonia. Gwen was born on September 28, 1921 in San Antonio, TX, the daughter of Roy J. Clancy and Mildred E. Wesp. Gwen was an avid swimmer and work out enthusiast. For 40 years, she was a member of Trim and Swim and later Health Link, where she swam 25 lengths 3 days a week...
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Patricia Hope Johnston Ours

July 26, 1956 - November 13, 2016

Patricia Hope Johnston Ours age 60 of San Antonio, died on Sunday, November 13, 2016. She is preceded by her parents, Roderick E. and Greta Hope Johnston; her husband, Ronald Lee Ours, Sr., and brother, Paul David Johnston. Trish is survived by her sons, Ronald Lee Ours, Jr and wife, Jennifer and Roderick Wayne Ours; her fiancé, Bruce Poelma; sister, Carol L. Massey; grandchildren, Dylan...
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Sharon "Sherry" Lynne Ingram

September 16, 1935 - November 13, 2016

Sharon "Sherry" Lynne Ingram, age 81, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 in San Antonio. She was born on September 16, 1935 in Rosiclare, Illinois to C. Woodrow and Louise Frailey. She was a member of the Association of Operating Room Nurses; a member of the Shrine of St. Padre Pio Catholic Church; and, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Sherry was preceded in...
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Lois D. Dolch

September 18, 1924 - November 12, 2016

Lois Daubert Dolch, age 92, passed away gently on November 12, 2016, in Boerne, Texas. She was born in her grandmother's home in Fairfax, Oklahoma to Charles and Connie Krause Daubert on September 18, 1924. The family moved to San Antonio where Lois graduated in 1942 from Thomas Jefferson High School where she was proud to be a Lasso. While attending Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO,...
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Esmeralda "Essie" sanchez

July 9, 1957 - November 12, 2016

Esmeralda Sanchez of San Antonio, Texas was received to the Lord on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Esmeralda is preceded in death by her parents, Adrian, Sr. and Antonia Sanchez; brothers, Adrian Sanchez, Jr., Antonio Martin Sanchez; nephew, Salvador Sanchez and niece Christina Lozano. She is survived by her brother, Rafael Sanchez and wife Christine; sisters, Maria Thelma Tamayo, Irma Hinojosa,...
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Chaplain Ernie F. Schoenborn

December 26, 1928 - November 12, 2016

Chaplain Ernie F. Schoenborn was born Dec. 26, 1928 at Rugby, ND, the geographical center of North America. He and his twin brother Eric (Buck) attended 8 grades in a one-room school near Willow City, ND. He grew up in a very poor family of 7 children. He met a young pastor and decided that he wanted to become a pastor. His second year of high school was spent "at home," where he learned to cook...
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L. Kenneth Clarke

January 15, 1929 - November 12, 2016

Leon Kenneth "Ken" Clarke has been blessed for 87 active years of loving devotion to God, his family, his community, and his country: after a short illness, he entered the Lord's rest on November 12, 2016 with his large, capable hands clasping those of his children. Proud progenitor of two children, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren, Ken is survived by his second wife, Betty...
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Margaret Carter Turner

September 29, 1931 - November 12, 2016

Margaret Carter Turner passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016. She was the only child of Col. John Franklin Carter and Gertrude Whitehouse Carter who predeceased her. She was born September 29, 1931 in Coronado, California and was reared in a military family. During WWII, the family moved so often that she attended 17 schools before graduating high school and seven colleges before...
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Hildegard K. Moore

December 29, 1924 - November 12, 2016

Hildegard K. Moore, age 91, of San Antonio, went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2016. She was born December 29, 1924 in Straubing, Germany to Georg and Karolina Bornschlegl. Hildegard accompanied her husband Robert to his duty stations while he served in the Foreign Service. She was also very active in various ministries at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church including the Small...
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Anna B. McGill

March 25, 1918 - November 11, 2016

Anna B. McGill, age 98, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2016 in San Antonio. Anna was born in Warrington, FL to parents, Lyle L. and Anna (Napier) Peak. Always the social belle, Anna met her first husband, Hildreth Cohron, II in Florida while he was serving in the Navy and she became a wife, homemaker and mother. After his death, she met another Navy man, Archer W. Malcolm had another...
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Anna Marie Tanari

January 21, 1939 - November 11, 2016

Anna Marie Tanari "Mumu" January 21, 1939 – November 11, 2016 Anna Marie Tanari ('Mumu'), age 77, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 21, 1939 to Manuel and Margaret Martinez. She was deeply committed to her faith, family, and friends. She built a wonderful life for her family, persevering...
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Michael Alan Hoffman

December 2, 1979 - November 11, 2016

Michael Alan Hoffman, age 36, beloved son and brother, passed away on November 11, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. Michael was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Dr. Sydney Schiffer and Eli Hoffman. He is survived by his parents, Brenda & Terry Hoffman; his brother, Matt Hoffman; his grandmothers, Fern Schiffer and Frances Hoffman; and his beloved girlfriend, Deanna Brinson & her daughter Kaitlyn...
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Leah Shapiro Maze

November 12, 1926 - November 11, 2016

Leah Shapiro Maze, age 89, died Friday, November 11, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born November 12, 1926 to Joe and Goldie Shapiro. She was a kindergarten teacher at Agudas Achim for 17 years, and a member of Agudas Achim Sisterhood and Hadassah. Leah was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Albert Maze; step-mother, Lillian Shapiro; and two sisters, Edith Mantinband...
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Velma Mae Stevens Balcar

January 28, 1928 - November 11, 2016

Velma Mae Stevens Balcar went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2016 after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Lawrence G. Balcar; parents, Charlie and Annie Jewel Stevens; sister, Gladys Day; brother, Roy Stevens. She is survived by sister, Vera McDaniel; and brother, Glenn Stevens; son, Larry Balcar (Kathy); and daughter, Debbie Balcar Moore (Ben);...
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Ronald Edwards

June 24, 1945 - November 10, 2016

After a 14-year battle with Parkinson's, on Thursday November 10th, 2016, Ronald Edwards, age 71, went peacefully to be with our heavenly Father while surrounded by his loved ones at home. Ron was born in Ardmore, OK on June 24, 1945 to Harrison Berry and Evelyn Sadler Edwards. Shortly after graduating from high school, Ron enlisted in the U.S. Air Force to proudly serve his country in Vietnam....
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