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Rudolph "Rudy" Charles Krisch III

January 6, 1937 - June 25, 2017

Rudolph (Rudy) Charles Krisch III went to his Lord on June 25, 2017. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, on January 6, 1937. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean Mayer Krisch, sons Rudy IV and Trevor Krisch, and his mother and father Rudy Jr. and Lucille Stewart Krisch. He is survived by his son Stewart (Rhonda) Krisch, friend Annell Thompson, grandsons Rud (Lauren) and Cody (Katie)...
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Donna Joan Thompson

January 8, 1935 - June 24, 2017

Donna "Joan" Thompson was born in San Antonio on January 8th, 1935. She passed away on June 24, 2017. A sister, mother, grandmother and loving wife, Joan enjoyed time spent with family and friends, and was known for her wit and big smile. Known for her ease in frequent conversation, she truly made a person feel welcome in her presence. She graduated from Brackenridge High School,...
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Byron "Barney" Sweinfort Brandt

June 6, 1930 - June 23, 2017

In loving memory of Byron "Barney" Sweinfort Brandt: Born 6th of June, 1930, in Osgood, Indiana. Deceased 23rd of June, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Byron served his country as an Airman from the age of 18 in both Korean and Vietnam wars, with tours stateside and abroad in the Philippines, France, and Germany. Byron retired as Master Sargent in 1976 and became a member of Masonic Lodge 8,...
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Alice Flores Porche

June 10, 1918 - June 23, 2017

Alice Flores Porche passed away at home on June 23, 2017 at the remarkable age of 99 years old. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Christoval Flores and Jay Porche. Alice is survived by sons, Richard (Becky) Flores and David (Jane) Flores. She was a wonderful Nana to nine grandchildren, Barbara Robinson, Chris Flores (Alissa), Elizabeth Gingerich (Mike), Lisa Peterson, Ian Flores...
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Ila M. Knight

March 31, 1926 - June 23, 2017

Ila M. Knight, a life-long Texan, died June 23, 2017, at 91. She was born March 31, 1926, in Sherman, Texas, the daughter of Lydia Loving Taylor and Ira Whitfield Taylor. She was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Texas and University of Texas in Austin. In 1947, she married Fred W. Knight and moved to San Antonio where they continued to live and raise three sons. Ila...
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Adan Garza

July 8, 1966 - June 22, 2017

Adan Garza, Jr. 50 years old, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Before moving to San Antonio, Texas, Adan lived in Immokalee, Florida and was a graduate of Immokalee High School class of 1984. Adan was once in professional photography and enjoyed a career in designer fashions for over 20 years. He collected action figures and still enjoyed photography. Adan and...
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Katherine Sue Prosk

November 15, 1916 - June 22, 2017

Katherine Sue (Broomfield) Prosk was born November 15, 1916 in Rocky Ford, Colorado and died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the age of 100 years. She was a longtime employee of USAA. Kay belonged to several organizations after her retirement, including D.A.R., Golden Eagles, Beautify S.A., Trinity Baptist Church, The Ukele Club, and Leland Terrace Neighborhood Association. Mrs. Prosk was pre...
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Carl Douglas Brown

November 5, 1928 - June 21, 2017

Carl Douglas Brown was born on November 5, 1928 in Goose Creek, Texas and went to be with the Lord on June 21, 2017. Doug was the second of four children born to Boyce and Lillian Brown. He graduated high school in Cleburne, Texas in 1946 and went to work for the Magnolia Petroleum Company in Fort Worth, Texas the following year. Doug was called to serve in the United States Army in 1950...
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Gus Galindo

March 25, 1927 - June 20, 2017

Gus Galindo died from a tragic accidental drowning on June 20, 2017 at the age of 90. Owner of Galindo Realty Co. Survived by his wife, Diane, of 55 years, two daughters Yvonne Galindo and Michelle Russi (Scott), brother Raymond, 6 grandchildren , Spence (Jesenia), Magnus, Ian, Deacon, Brighid and Neilla. Preceded in death by his parents, Ramon and Concepcion Galindo, brother Mayo Jamie,...
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Jeffrey Todd Dreesen

May 13, 1964 - June 20, 2017

Jeffrey Todd Dreesen, 53, of San Antonio, passed away on June 20, 2017. He was born May 13, 1964, the child of Joanne (Magorien) and Ronald Dreesen of Hastings, NE. As a child, Jeff enjoyed scouting, band, orchestra, and many sports, especially hunting and fishing with his dad. He attended Hastings Public Schools, graduating in 1982. He attended South Dakota School of Mines for a year, then...
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Raymond L. Ramos, Jr.

May 21, 1943 - June 19, 2017

On Monday, June 19, 2017, Sgt. Raymond L. Ramos, Jr. peacefully embarked on his final journey following a long, well-fought battle with Alzheimer's. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reymundo G. Ramos, brothers: Vicente, Cruz and Chrisanto Ramos, and granddaughter, Elaine Marie Martinez. Born in San Antonio, Texas, on May 21, 1943, to Reymundo and Nazaria Ramos. Raymond...
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Mary Jo Kuchenbacker

July 18, 1937 - June 19, 2017

Mary Jo Kuchenbacker, 79, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Odessa, Texas to Curtis and Laura Fugitt. Mrs. Kuchenbacker is survived by her loving daughters, Kim and Valerie; grandchildren, Heather (Bill) and Lowell and great-grandchildren, Ryan, Candence and Max; sister, Shirley Gideon; nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends from 6:00 –...
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Terri Sue Belton Winnon

July 31, 1940 - June 19, 2017

Terri Sue Belton Winnon, 76, died on June 19, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She may have died of a broken heart; she was widowed less than a month ago when her spouse of 58 years, Jesse, left her to go spend eternity with the Lord. June 19th was also the 24th Anniversary of her own beloved Mothers death. Terri was born July 31, 1940 in Monroe, Louisiana. She was the firstborn child of William...
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Wilhelmenia Elizabeth Greene Harvey

December 23, 1939 - June 19, 2017

Wilhelmenia Elizabeth Green Harvey was born December 23, 1939 in Marietta, South Carolina and entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 19, 2017. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Ridge Hill Baptist Church, Ridge Spring, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Harvey of Aiken, SC on July 21, 2001 at North Shore Hospital in Manhasset, NY; her...
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Margaret Eleanor Sperry Chapman

January 11, 1924 - June 19, 2017

Margaret Eleanor Sperry Chapman passed away on June 19, 2017. She was born in Doniphan, Missouri, January 11, 1924. Margaret graduated from the University of Missouri where she majored in sociology with a minor in music and voice. She completed graduate work in social work and worked as a child welfare worker in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She later attended San Diego State College, obtained her...
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Sylvia Milagros Echandi Orellanes vda. de Ramos, R.D., L.D.

November 6, 1933 - June 18, 2017

Sylvia Milagros Echandi Orellanes, of Windcrest, Texas, passed away on Sunday, June 18. She was born on November 6, 1933, in Manati, Puerto Rico. Sylvia received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Puerto Rico within three years, with an emphasis in Dietetics and Nutrition. She married Edwin David Ramos Seijo, M.D., on December 22, 1956, and assisted him through medical school. Sylvia...
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Leon Ziverk

January 23, 1931 - June 18, 2017

Leon Ziverk was born in 1931 to Victor and Pauline Ziverk, on the family farm in Gowen, Oklahoma. Leon left his earthy home at 4:00 am Father's Day at the age of 86 years old. After graduating High School, Leon joined the United States Air Force. He served at Lackland AFB, while serving Leon was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged...
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Herlinda Rodriguez

November 17, 1958 - June 18, 2017

Herlinda Rodriguez, age 58, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on November 17, 1958 where she was exceptionally proud of originating in El Paso, dedicated mother, who thought of her children first above all. She was an extremely compassionate and caring person who often put everyone else above herself. Herlinda was one of the best budget analysts in civil...
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Virgilio Gonzalez

August 30, 1926 - June 18, 2017

Virgilio (Virgil) Gonzalez, age 90, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. He was born on August 30, 1926 to Abundio and Concepcion Trevino Gonzalez. Virgil graduated from San Antonio Tech Hi, Class of 1944 and then served his country in the United States Army during WWII in the China, Burma, India theater and in the Army of Occupation in Japan. Virgil married Teresita...
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Joan Shanks Howard

July 3, 1946 - June 18, 2017

Joan Shanks Howard, of Spring Branch, Texas, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from complications from Crohn's disease. Joan was born in Crockett, Texas on July 3, 1946. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 1967. She taught school in Albuquerque, NM for 24 years and completed her Master's in Counseling from the University of New Mexico. From 1976 to 1998 she was a...
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James Britton Fulton

January 22, 1947 - June 17, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, James Britton "Britt" Fulton, of San Antonio, Texas peacefully left his earthly body to be in the presence of the Lord after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Britt was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, January 22, 1947. He graduated from Seacrest H.S., Delray, Florida. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1970, he returned to school and graduated...
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Aurora Zapata Hernandez

January 2, 1923 - June 17, 2017

A lifelong resident of San Antonio, Mom was born the fourth of six children to Maria P. and Sylvestre Zapata. She devoted her life to the care and nurturing of her family. Whether it was cooking her many Mexican food delicacies for family and friends; babysitting for grandchildren; working on her daughter's campaigns; caring for a sick family member; opening her home to neighborhood children...
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Andrea Ball Copeland

February 4, 1939 - June 16, 2017

Andrea Ball Copeland went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 16, 2017, surrounded by family. She was 78 years young. Andrea was immensely proud of her southern Huguenot heritage. She was born in Greenville, SC, where in the early 1700s her French ancestors were among the founders in Charleston of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina. The old Ball family church and cemetery near there is...
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Carol Louise Culver

August 7, 1942 - June 16, 2017

Carol Culver, 74, dedicated wife, loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Friday, June 16, 2017. Carol was known for her love of Jesus, her Lord. She was able to devote much of her time to her children, who she loved deeply. She showed compassion to people, and had a positive outlook on life and was always kind. Carol is survived by her husband, Ernest Culver; her children,...
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Richard Torrez

October 13, 1948 - June 15, 2017

Richard Torrez, 68, of San Antonio, TX, passed away on June 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. Richard graduated from Fox Tech High School in 1967 and obtained his Associate's degree in Business Management from St. Philips College. He proudly served in the U.S. Army where he received The Bronze Star, The Air Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal while in Vietnam. Richard is survived by...
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Dana McDaniel

April 1, 1960 - June 15, 2017

Dana Pullin McDaniel, age 57, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017. She was born in Elizabethtown, KY, on April 1, 1960. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert M. Pullin. She is survived by two sons, Sean and Aaron McDaniel; her mother, Alice Pullin; her sister, Robbie Smarr; her brother-in-law, John Smarr and her niece, Meredith. She is also survived by her fiancé, Rob Copeland and...
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Kevin A. Frederics

August 2, 1969 - June 15, 2017

Kevin Aurelio Frederics, age 47, passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in San Antonio. He was born in Ecuador to parents Kenneth and Maria. Kevin graduated from McArthur High School. With his knack for computer skills, Kevin worked as a computer technician for over 10 years with the NISD. He was an avid soccer fan and could often be found playing on the "Fire" team at the...
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Marie Malone Matocha

January 25, 1928 - June 15, 2017

Marie Malone Matocha, was called home by The Lord on June 15, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents William and Mary Malone, her brother William Malone Jr., sisters Margaret Malone and Eileen Furzi. Marie was born in Washington, D.C., and has resided in San Antonio since 1940. She graduated from Incarnate Word High School then received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of the...
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Wanda Sue Peebles

July 28, 1940 - June 14, 2017

Wanda Sue Peebles died peacefully in her home on June 14, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 76. Wanda is survived by her sons Jeff and Scott of Southlake, Texas and San Antonio, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband Paul Robel of San Antonio. Wanda was born on July 28, 1940 in Weatherford, Texas to Lloyd and Sue Smith. She graduated from TCU in 1963 with a degree in...
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Viva Lucille Boazman

June 26, 1928 - June 14, 2017

Viva Lucille Armstrong Boazman, age 88 went to be with her Lord Jesus on June 14, 2017. She was born to Callie Oliva Hinson Armstrong and John Charles Armstrong of Mt Pleasant, Texas on June 26, 1928. Lucille attended Brackenridge High School in San Antonio where she met a handsome guy from Edison HS named Hugh Boazman. After a short romance Hugh joined the Navy and was shipped off to a...
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Richard R. Ritter

March 1, 1932 - June 13, 2017

Doctor Richard (Dick) Ritter, Colonel, USA (Retired), of San Antonio, Texas went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2017 at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife Bonnie, his children: Richard (Christina) and grandchildren Ross and Hannah; Mark (Teresa) and grandson Nicholas; and Eric (Kristina) and grandsons Kyle and Joshua. His brother Joseph Ritter and preceded in death by his brother...
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Donna Yvonne Starks

December 24, 1943 - June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017, Donna Yvonne Starks left this world to be reunited with her Lord, many friends, and family. Donna was beloved by her family and all that met her. Profoundly loving and welcoming, she had the exceptional ability to bring comfort, joy, and happiness to others. While there will be a huge hole in our hearts until we are reunited with her, we celebrate the love and happiness Donna...
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Tracy Lynne Banks Dickens

November 29, 1967 - June 13, 2017

Tracy Lynne Banks Dickens, age 49, of New Braunfels, Texas passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in San Antonio from an undiagiosed medical condition. She was born in San Antonio to Ronald and Lynne Banks. Tracy was a graduate of Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, Texas. After high school, she attended Tarrant County Junior College and went on to graduate from Mrs. Wade's School of...
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Joseph McMurry Owen

July 11, 1922 - June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017, having lived a life of service to family and community, Reverend Joseph McMurry Owen died peacefully at home. He was born July 11, 1922 in Longview, TX, son of Rev. Calvin Percy Owen and Alice McMurry Owen. Joe Owen graduated from UT Austin and Richmond Theological Seminary. He began his ministry in 1946 as the Assistant Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Huntington,...
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Judy Senter

July 29, 1939 - June 13, 2017

Judith (Judy) Dortch Senter went to be with her Savior and Lord on June 13, 2017. She was 77 years old. Judy was born to Caleb and Mattie Lou Dortch in Jackson, Mississippi on July 29, 1939. Judy moved to Texas to attend Baylor University where she graduated in 1960 with an education degree. Judy married her late husband of 57 years, Dick Senter, also in 1960. Dick was a Baptist minister and...
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Oswin P. (Pat) McCarty

August 30, 1922 - June 13, 2017

Oswin P. (Pat) McCarty, 94, died on June 13, 2017, in San Antonio. Pat was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Oswin and Mattie McCarty. He married Jean Edwards Brown on April 13, 1952. Pat graduated from the University of Texas after serving in the Army in World War II. He entered into business with his father at McCarty Brokerage Company. Pat continued to work with his son, Bill McCarty,...
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A.J. Clark, Jr.

September 25, 1951 - June 12, 2017

A. J. Clark, Jr. went to be with his Savior and Lord on June 12, 2017. To know A.J. Clark was to love him and our lives are all better for having him in them. We knew him as a husband, father, Popo, father-in-law, brother-in-law, friend, brother, uncle, boss, industry leader and so many other things. He was a loving husband and father and the very best Popo this world has seen. A.J. loved to...
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Lawrence W. Keller, Jr.

April 4, 1937 - June 11, 2017

Lawrence W. Keller Jr., entered his heavenly home on June 11, 2017. He was born in San Antonio, TX on April 4, 1937. He was the only child of Lawrence W. Keller Sr. and Mary Frances Clark Keller, who preceded him in death. Larry graduated from Central Catholic High School (1955) and St. Mary's University (1959). Larry worked in the banking industry for many years. At the time of his...
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Andrew E.W. Torrice

July 31, 1992 - June 10, 2017

Andrew E. M. Torrice, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 24 years. Andrew was born Friday, July 31, 1992 in Manassas, Virginia to Scott and Kristine Torrice. Andrew grew up all over the country as his father was in the military for most of Andrew's younger years. After completing high school in Texas in 2011, he began working at different...
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Krista Soria

June 18, 1973 - June 10, 2017

Krista K. Soria, age 43, passed away on Saturday, June 10 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on June 18, 1973 in Independence, Missouri to David C. Riggs and Susie (Hasty) Riggs. Krista attended Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana and went on to attend her prerequisites at the University of Southern Indiana. She was then accepted into the School of Occupational Therapy at Indiana...
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John Robert Vorrasi

August 17, 1962 - June 10, 2017

Beloved husband, father, uncle and friend, John Robert Vorrasi, age 54, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 with his wife at his side. John was born in Staten Island, NY to parents, Nicholas and Elizabeth Vorrasi. An honorable discharged veteran of the US Navy, he proudly served his country in various assignments both in the United States and abroad. He served in the Gulf War in intelligence...
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James L. (Jim) McMillon

October 21, 1934 - June 9, 2017

James L. (Jim) McMillon passed peacefully away at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas following a brief illness on June 9, 2017. The youngest of five children, Jim was born and raised in Anniston, Alabama. He attended Auburn University where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and graduated in 1960 with a BS in Business Administration. After college, he spent several years in...
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Joe Lacy, US Navy (Ret.)

July 13, 1928 - June 9, 2017

Joe Lacy, age 88, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1928 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to the late Theodore R. and Eula Short Lacy. After completing high school, he joined the Navy and was later accepted into the United States Naval Academy where he obtain a degree in Electrical Engineering. A proud veteran of the US Navy, Joe retired after 20 years of service with a rank of...
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Jean Anne Bolton

July 21, 1936 - June 8, 2017

Jean Anne Bolton passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2017, at the age of 80. She was born in Olustee, Oklahoma to Max and Imogene Harrison on July 21, 1936. Jean graduated from Edison High School in 1954 and for several years was a member of Northside Baptist Church where she was the church secretary. In was there that she met her husband Earle Bolton, and they were married by Pastor...
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Enriqueta T. Hernandez

September 22, 1922 - June 8, 2017

Enriqueta T. Hernandez, at the age of 94 passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Tomas C. Hernandez and Son, Roland Hernandez, Parents, two Sisters from Texas, and Four brothers from California. Enriqueta was a military wife whose husband served in the USAF and while her husband was deployed overseas she took care...
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Margaret Glenn Pruitt Emery

May 22, 1918 - June 8, 2017

Margaret celebrated her 99th birthday May 22, 2017! Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, she earned a bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Kentucky with teaching fields in Physical Education and English. She married Kenneth Charles Emery on August 20, 1942 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Her husband of 54 years preceded her in death in 1997. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law:...
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George C. Larrieu

February 12, 1925 - June 7, 2017

Major George Carlisle Larrieu, USAF, Retired, passed away June 7, 2017 at the age of 92. George was born February 12, 1925, in New Orleans, Louisiana, second son of James August Larrieu and Kathrine Carlisle Larrieu. George graduated from Lamar High School, Houston, in 1943. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and served until his honorable discharge as a...
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James Roy Murray

February 20, 1941 - June 7, 2017

James "Roy" Murray, Jr., born in San Antonio, died on June 7, 2017. He attended Jefferson High School. After a career as an Attorney and Real Estate Broker he retired to pursue a life as an accomplished artist and proud member of The Watercolor Gang. He enjoyed a passion for the great outdoors and being able to capture its beauty in his paintings. He loved fishing, gatherings with family and...
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Major General Herbert L. Emanuel, USAF ret.

June 17, 1930 - June 7, 2017

Major General Herbert L. Emanuel, USAF (Ret.) was born on June 17, 1930, in Pittsfield, MA, to Moira (Haskins) and Leon Emanuel and passed away on June 7, just shy of his 87th birthday. He proudly served on active duty with the U. S. Air Force for 31 years, retiring in 1983. He was a 1948 graduate of the Mount Hermon Preparatory School in Northfield, MA, and graduated in 1952 from the...
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William Joe Rohmer

November 15, 1950 - June 7, 2017

William Joe Rohmer died at the age of 66 on June 7, 2017. William lived near the San Antonio River where he felt close to nature. William, our beloved husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather, was born on November 15, 1950, in San Antonio, Texas, to Robert and Vivian Rohmer. He is survived by his wife, Annetta Rohmer, of San Antonio, Texas; sons, William Jr, and Edward; daughter in...
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Patsy Ruth Cotton Yantis

November 11, 1931 - June 6, 2017

Patsy Ruth Cotton Yantis went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the age of 85. Patsy was born in San Antonio on November 11, 1931 to Raymond Lindsay Cotton and Ruth Elizabeth Hibbs Cotton. A life-long San Antonian, she attended Agnes Cotton Elementary and Mark Twain Junior High School where she met John, her future husband. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1949 and...
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James Larque Salinas, Jr.

July 15, 1941 - June 6, 2017

James Larque Salinas, Jr., age 75, passed away June 6, 2017, in San Antonio. He was born July 15, 1941, in San Antonio to James and Antonette Salinas. James was a loving husband married to Elizabeth for 48 years. He was a very kind and gentle soul. He worked for the government and Boeing for over 35 years. James was an avid gun collector. He went through life with a great sense of humor. He...
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Maria Reyes

December 27, 1971 - June 5, 2017

Maria Reyes, age 45 of San Antonio, died on Monday, June 5, 2017. Maria was an outstanding mother, wife, and very giving and selfless. Maria earned a Master's degree in Education graduating from Texas A&M San Antonio, Summa Cum Laude. She taught special needs at High School level at Churchill. She loved to paint and was very creative and gifted. She is survived by her husband, Mark Reyes;...
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Franklin Joseph Gilland

March 25, 1932 - June 5, 2017

Franklin Joseph Gilland passed peacefully in his home on Monday, June 5, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. Franklin was a "Renaissance Man", a world traveler who lived in over 12 countries (France, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Greece, Jamaica, Portugal, England and the USA). Frank was born in Mexico City, on March 25, 1932 to Franklin Worth Gilland (a WWI...
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Mary S. Ramirez

April 22, 1923 - June 5, 2017

Beloved mother, wife and grandmother, Mary S. Ramirez, age 94, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mom had a strong faith that carried her through the ups and downs in life and instilled these values in her children. She loved gardening and cherished working in the yard. She is preceded in death by her husband, Baltazar P. Ramirez and is survived by her daughter, Gloria S. Wukelich and...
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David C. Curtis, Jr.

October 21, 1931 - June 5, 2017

David C. Curtis, age 85, passed away on, June 5, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 21, 1931 in Nashville, TN, to David and Claire Curtis. David joined the Navy after high school and attended University of Texas after he was discharged. He worked in the family business of shoe making in Temple, TX before moving to San Antonio. David retired from San Antonio Shoes (SAS)...
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W. Joye Comontofski

December 31, 1931 - June 5, 2017

W. Joye Comontofski, age 85, of Abilene, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, in Abilene, Texas. Our beautiful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend went to her heavenly home where once again her body is healed and free of pain and confusion. A memorial service will be held at 1:45 pm on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. ...
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Joan McGuire Mellard Voigt

October 27, 1933 - June 5, 2017

Joan McGuire Mellard Voigt, born October 27, 1933 to J. Douglas and Ruth K. McGuire, died June 5, 2017. She graduated from Alamo Heights schools, Mount Holyoke College (MA) and received an M.A. from Trinity University. She also attended St. Andrews University in Scotland. After a career in secondary education as a teacher and administrator at Saint Mary's Hall, she served as educational...
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Charles A. Reasner II

September 24, 1954 - June 4, 2017

Charles A. Reasner, II, "Charlie", was 62 when he died at his home in the hill country near San Antonio, Texas on June 4, 2017 surrounded by his family and loved ones. While what follows is only a few short paragraphs, it would require a book to properly summarize Charlie's life. Charlie danced his way into the world on September 24, 1954 in Melbourne, Florida, the oldest of three children...
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Adela Muniz Garza

June 2, 1929 - June 4, 2017

Adela Muniz Garza 88, of Whitney passed away peacefully in her home on June 4, 2017. She lived in the White Bluff Resort community since the early nineties. She resided there with her husband Raymond Robles Garza who passed away in 2006. Adela was born on June 2, 1929 in Charlotte, Texas to Ramon and Maria Engracia (Galindo) Muniz. She married Raymond Robles Garza from San Antonio, Texas....
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Charles R. Bauer, M.D.

February 1, 1934 - June 4, 2017

Dr. Charles Bauer ("Chuck") was the first of eight children born to Carl and Alice Bauer of Ellsworth, Wisconsin on February 1, 1934. He graduated from Marquette University School of Medicine in 1958 then completed a rotating internship at St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI. In 1959, Dr. Bauer entered the United States Air Force and spent 3 years as a flight surgeon at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma. ...
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Carla Diane Davis

October 14, 1949 - June 3, 2017

Carla Diane Davis, age 67, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She is survived by her daughters, Ashley Davis Centeno with husband Billy Centeno and Whitney Claudine Grohman; her brother, Jimmy Brinkley with wife Maureen Brinkley of Houston, TX; two grandchildren, Parker Davis Grohman and Mason Brinkley Centeno. Carla was born in Dumas, AR but was raised in Houston,...
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Rebecca Hernandez Moran

September 13, 1924 - June 3, 2017

Rebecca Hernandez Moran, 92, went home to the Lord on June 3, 2017. Rebecca was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 13, 1924 to her parents, Juan and Eluteria Hernandez. On April 17, 1943 she married Virgilio Moran with whom she had six children. Rebecca was a strong, proud woman, a devout Catholic and a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed doing crafts, shopping with...
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Betty Jean Potter Zoeller

January 14, 1942 - June 2, 2017

Betty Jean Zoeller, 75, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 in San Antonio. A lifelong resident of San Antonio, she was born on January 14, 1942 to Homer and Monica Potter. Betty is best known for her adventurous spirit, love of life, and her love for the Lord. She was an unstoppable force, a determined lady who was always unfailingly there for her children. Her mantra was, "It's fun to have fun...
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George Albert Gallivan, Jr.

June 23, 1930 - June 1, 2017

George Albert Gallivan, Jr., passed into the presence of God on June 1, 2017. He was born on June 23, 1930 in Newark, N.J. to the late George A. and Mary Hughes Gallivan. He is survived by his loving wife, Alice Garvey Gallivan of 61 years; his daughter, Kendall Ann Taylor and her husband James Barry Taylor; daughter, Cynthia Marie Gallivan; son, Kevin Gallivan and his wife Delizia Cappellini...
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Niels David Jensen

November 24, 1937 - June 1, 2017

Niels David Jensen, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away on June 1, 2017 in his home at the Army Residence Community after a ten year battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born to Albert B. Jensen and Mildred Combs Jensen on November 24, 1937, in Edinburg, Texas. Niels was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Albert Don Jensen. He is survived by...
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Richard James Jones

June 30, 1959 - June 1, 2017

Richard James Jones was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 30, 1959. He loved life and people and had great determination. Richard suffered from arthritis in his later years; however, when he was younger he actively participated in the Special Olympics, bowling, swimming and dancing. Richard loved Michael Jackson and his music. Richard died on June 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by his...
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Kari Mayne

April 23, 1963 - May 31, 2017

Kari Mayne passed away on May 31, 2017 due to complications from ALS. She was born on April 23, 1963 to Edna Luella Crowell and Bill Crowell in Oklahoma City, OK. She was their only daughter. As a young girl, Kari played the cello, the piano, raised horses, played softball, loved dogs, was a cheerleader and an excellent student. She married Robert Mayne on Nov. 6, 1993 and they lived in...
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Eleanor A Krupa

March 31, 1937 - May 31, 2017

Eleanor A. Krupa (Ellie), age 80, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born March 31, 1937 and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Ellie received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Webster College and Master's degree of Religious Studies from The University of the Incarnate Word. Additionally, she received her Teacher of Religion certificate from the...
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Lois Almedia Nesbit Wiegand Bannantine

July 3, 1925 - May 31, 2017

Lois Almedia Nesbit Wiegand Bannantine, 91, of San Antonio passed away Wednesday, May 31 in her home surrounded by family. She was born July 3, 1925 in Dallas, Texas to parents Samuel F. and Mary Lois Nesbit. Almedia graduated from North Dallas High School in 1942 at the age of 16. Upon graduation, she began school at North Texas Agriculture College. A year later, she transferred to the...
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Donald C. "Donnie" Uhlig

December 10, 1959 - May 31, 2017

Donald C. "Donnie" Uhlig, age 57, of San Antonio, went into the arms of our Lord Wednesday, May 31, 2017, after a life that was devoted to his family and his faith. Donnie was born December 10, 1959, to Charles and Edna Uhlig of Poth, TX, joining a growing family of boys including older brothers Greg and Gary and later his younger brother Doug. He inherited from his parents his outgoing...
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Gaines Voigt

December 5, 1919 - May 31, 2017

Gaines Voigt, born December 5, 1919, died May 31, 2017 at the age of 97. Gaines Voigt, retired cement company executive, was a native of San Antonio and only son of Marvin and Ella Voigt. He graduated from Alamo Heights schools and Texas A&M University. Gaines served in the United States Army, reaching the rank of Major, and was a veteran of WWII. He was a lifelong member and deacon of...
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Leroy Louis Mayer

July 8, 1937 - May 31, 2017

Leroy Louis Mayer, 79, of San Antonio, TX, lost his battles with bladder cancer and chronic lymphocytic leukemia on May 31, 2017. He was born to Edgar Peter Mayer and Linda Penshorn on July 8, 1937, in San Antonio, TX. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda; his father, Edgar, and stepmother, Thekla Penshorn. Leroy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Cora; their five children, Lisa (Terry...
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Joydean Adams

November 16, 1929 - May 30, 2017

Notice for: Express News, Sunday, June 4, 2017, WITH Photo, Adams, Joydean JOYDEAN ADAMS November 16, 1929 – May 30, 2017 Joydean Adams went to be with our Lord on May 30. 2017, after a short illness. She was born on November 16, 1929, in Thrift, TX, to Homer and Christine Dunn. At the age of 9, she lost her Father in an Oil Field accident. She, her widowed mother and brother, Gene,...
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Joshua Garison

October 25, 1988 - May 30, 2017

Joshua Garison, age 28, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 25, 1988 to parents, Harry T. Garison and Christine Lynn Bailey Garison in Valdosta, Georgia. Joshua was a young man with a great heart and with many accomplishments. He graduated from Pleasanton High School second in his class. An outstanding athlete, Joshua won district in the 1 & 2...
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Myrtle Jory Stopak

December 28, 1918 - May 30, 2017

Our loving mother, Myrtle Jory Stopak, age 98, went home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2017. She was born December 28, 1918 in San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. Stopak is survived by her husband, Floyd Stopak; her sons, James E. Jory (Cindy) and James N. Jory Jr. (Connie); her daughters, Elizabeth Koehler (dec. Dustin), Patricia Beyer (Perry), and Monica Heeney (David); 19 grandchildren, 42 great...
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Don K. Kyser

December 19, 1942 - May 30, 2017

Don K. Kyser, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was born on December 19, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas to Keith Kyser and Lorine Uecker. Don was a member of the Confederate Air Force in Midland. He worked for the Scott Paper Company in Midland for over 20 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Susan (Barlow) Kyser. Don is survived by his daughter Courtenay...
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Mildred F. Sweet

August 6, 1924 - May 30, 2017

Mildred Florence Sweet, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at he r home in San Antonio. She was born on August 6, 1924 in San Antonio to parents, Minnie Groos and Frank R. Vetters. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mildred is survived by her niece, Betty J. McCann; nephew, Richard F. Vetters; niece, Sue Erskine; nephew, Bobby Vetters; nephew, Frank L. Vetters; and niece, Carol...
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Patricia Terry Halty Criswell

July 11, 1932 - May 29, 2017

When we speak of the "Greatest Generation", we feel our Mother was indeed, a legend in her own time. Our Mom, Patricia Terry Halty Criswell, age 84, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017. At the early age of 16, she was a proud graduate of Brackenridge High School and a member of the "Purple Jackets" pep squad. She earned her Library Science degree from San Antonio College. Because of her...
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Thomas H. "Tom" Streeter

June 2, 1922 - May 29, 2017

Thomas H. "Tom" Streeter, age 94, of San Antonio passed away on May 29, 2017. He was born in Woodland, MS to Harvey B. Streeter and Maude Hoke on June 2, 1922. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jean Streeter and brothers and sisters, Francis Wall, Bob Streeter, Mary Lou Hindsman and Kenneth Streeter. Thomas is survived by his daughters, Tommie Jean Zwernemann, Tracy E. Lindsay and...
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Eloisa Sanchez

August 1, 1928 - May 29, 2017

Eloisa Sanchez entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 29, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Our beloved mother, wife, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, was preceded in death by her husband, Eugenio Sanchez, son James Reyna, and daughter, Hilda Trujillo. She is survived by her children, Adelfa Reyna, Blanch Reyna, Eloisa Reyna-Ortega, Israel Reyna, Richard Reyna, Robert Reyna, Ruben...
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Gilmer Dale McDaniel

April 17, 1944 - May 28, 2017

Gilmer Dale McDaniel, 73, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. Born April 17, 1944 in Lubbock, Texas, Gil was the youngest child of Ruby and Weldon McDaniel. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Shirlee, and his three children: Stephen McDaniel, Debbie McDaniel Carter (Chris), and Amy McDaniel Dugelby (Jim). Papa is survived by his seven grandchildren: James, Nicholas...
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Tommy R. Ashley

June 6, 1943 - May 28, 2017

Tom R. Ashley, age 73, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Marble Falls, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reed and Verna Ashley; wife, Edith Ashley; brother, Kenneth Ashley; sisters, Wanda Clement, Reeda Thomas and Debra Valentine and granddaughter, Shauni Ashley. Tom is survived by his sons, Herbert Ashley and wife Bobbie and Thomas Ashley; daughter, Christine Ashley Sparkman...
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Lucille Cook Smith

August 19, 1925 - May 28, 2017

Lucille Cook Smith was called home on May 28, 2017 at age 91. She was born in Poteet, Texas on August 19, 1925 to Sula May Cook and Robert Lee Cook. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Ralph O. Smith. She is survived by her children, Donald R. Smith and wife Cheryl of San Antonio, Carol Smith Thurman and husband John of San Antonio, and Gary L. Smith and wife Jan of...
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Sandra K. Pearson

August 25, 1962 - May 28, 2017

Sandra K. Pearson, age 54, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in San Antonio. Sandy was born in Newark, Ohio to Glenn & Connie Prill. She was a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and Texas A&M University and a member of Coker United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn. Sandy is survived by her husband Alan; son Ryan; daughter Jenna; mother Connie; sister...
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Helen Elizabeth Lebanowski

January 1, 1932 - May 28, 2017

Helen Elizabeth Lebanowski made her transition Sunday, May 28, 2017. Born in Panama City, Panama on January 1st, 1932 as the first baby of the New Year. Her parents Michael and Helen Driscoll moved to Florida several years later, where Helen spent her formative years. She joined the United States Air Force in 1949 where she and our father, Bernard Lebanowski, met, married and now rejoin in...
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Elizabeth "Liz" Munroe

March 18, 1926 - May 28, 2017

Elizabeth "Liz" Munroe, 91, passed peacefully in her sleep on May 28, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas surrounded by her adoring family. She was born on March 18, 1926 to Kaloust Aijian and Siroon Philibosian in Atlanta, Georgia. She was a multi-talented artist and author, very involved in First Presbyterian Church. She married the love of her life, Tom Munroe, Jr., in 1952. The two were best...
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Charles Allan Sagray

December 20, 1954 - May 28, 2017

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many, Charles Allan Sagray, age 62, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 with his family at his side. He and his wife, Denise, were high school sweethearts and shared an additional 43 wonderful married years together. He began his trade early in his life and owned and operated Mr. Plumber Plumbing Co. since 1977. Charles walked...
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Tyrese Ladale Franklin

August 2, 1999 - May 27, 2017

Tyrese Ladale Franklin, 17, passed away on, May 27, 2017 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born on August 2, 1999 in Alma, Michigan. Tyrese lived in San Antonio for three years after relocating from Wisconsin. He graduated from San Antonio Leadership Academy in March 2017. During his time in San Antonio, he was involved in Varsity Football, Lacrosse, wrestling, enjoyed drawing, skateboarding, and...
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Paul Anderson, Jr.

November 12, 1923 - May 27, 2017

Paul Anderson, Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in San Antonio to Paul and Flossie Anderson. After graduating from Brackenridge High School, he enrolled at St. Mary's University studying Mechanical Engineering. In 1943 he joined The Army Air Corp and was stationed in Brazil as an Aerial Mapping Pilot. Upon his Honorable Discharge as a 1st...
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Santana (Anita) Rodriguez

March 2, 1941 - May 27, 2017

Santana (Anita) Rodriguez, age 76, passed away on Saturday May 27, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Anita loved to dance and was a very active, spirited and spiritual lady; laughing came easy to her and she brightened any event or activity she attended. She will be lovingly remembered as a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Rodriguez. Anita...
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Maria "Luisita" Garza

July 5, 1923 - May 27, 2017

Maria "Luisita" Garza entered into glory on May 27, 2017 surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was truly a warrior to the end. Luisita was born on July 5, 1923 in Phoenix, Arizona to Pablo and Rosario Valencia. When Luisita was 5 years old, sadly her Mother passed during childbirth of her younger sibling, Beatriz, leaving her and her brother Pablo to be raised by...
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Charles E. Ebrom

August 8, 1931 - May 27, 2017

Charles Edwin Ebrom, age 85, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Charles was born in San Antonio in 1931 to parents, Edward J. and Mary (Klimitchek) Ebrom. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and received his BBA degree from St. Mary's in Accounting in 1952, and his JD degree in 1963, from St. Mary's University. From 1953 to 1955, he served in the US Army in the Army Audit...
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Harry D. Abelow

February 1, 1929 - May 26, 2017

Harry Abelow passed away on May 26,2017 in San Antonio Texas. He was born in Fort Brown, Texas to Samson and Sadie Abelow. After serving in World War II, he attended and graduated from Texas A&M University. In 1961 he opened A&A Insurance Agency. When he wasn't working, Harry devoted his time to his family, unless the Aggies, Cowboys or Spurs were playing. Harry is preceeded in death by his best...
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Luella Fabian

November 23, 1928 - May 26, 2017

Our beloved Aunt, Luella Fabian, passed away at the age of 88 on May 26, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Born November 23, 1928 in Raymondville, Texas to Frank and Albina Fabian, she made her own way to San Antonio and worked for many years at the Veterans Administration. Her faith, family and lifelong friends were important to her and she was very proud of her Czech heritage. She was a member...
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Patsy J. Atkins

April 21, 1941 - May 26, 2017

Patsy J. Atkins, age 76, passed away May 26, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born April 21, 1941, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Patsy is survived by her husband of 54 years, Col. (USAF Ret) Benny J. Atkins; daughter, Lisa Weidmann and Brian with their children Ian and Emma; daughter, Sue Munford and Glenn with their children Hannah and Dillon. Her brother, Carl Fillers and wife Jenny also survive...
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Alice G. Villarreal

February 12, 1932 - May 26, 2017

Alice G. Villarreal passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the age of 85. She was born to David Murguia and Guadalupe Gomez Murguia on February 12, 1932 in San Antonio, TX. Alice was a devoted wife and mother, and is survived by her nine children: Cynthia Villarreal-Rogers (Richard), Judith Villarreal, Rebecca Prieto (Elias), Deborah Villarreal-Hadley (Michael), Jesse G. Villarreal (Kyn),...
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Louise Margaret Graves

November 26, 1955 - May 25, 2017

Beloved sister Louise Margaret Graves, age 61, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Louise is now free of the limitations of her earthly body and is celebrating her eternal life in a new glorious body. Louise lived the last 24 years at the San Antonio State Supported Living center; prior to that she lived with her parents in several places around the world. During her time at the State...
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Jose Francisco Zepeda

April 19, 1960 - May 25, 2017

Jose "Zee" Zepeda, age 57, passed away May 25, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born April 19, 1960, in Alice Texas to Jose Guillermo Zepeda and Micaela Lerma Zepeda. He retired from the United States Marine Corps. He was a former resident of Alice and currently resided in San Antonio. Jose graduated from Texas A&I Kingsville Summa Cum Laude with two bachelor degrees in Psychology and...
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Carrie Belle Ray

April 22, 1933 - May 25, 2017

Our beloved wife, sister and mother, Mrs. Carrie Belle Ray passed away on May 25, 2017. She was born on April 22, 1933 to Mr. Ben and Ida Foggie (Hill). She was preceded in death by her brothers Robert, Bennie, Will, J.B., and Johnnie, sisters Lue Lee, Betty, and Ella Mae, her daughter Linda F. Graves and grandsons Shawn L. Graves and Montiel S. Alleyne. She is survived by her husband Virgil C...
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