Our Obituaries

Margaret Elizabeth Duhon

March 16, 1972 - August 14, 2017

Margaret (Buddy, Maggie) Elizabeth Duhon was born on March 16, 1972, native of Lake Charles, LA. She passed away August 14, 2017 in Austin, TX. Buddy was raised by her grandparents Helen Leday and Ernest Snook Duhon who she loved dearly. After her grandparents' passing, she went to live with her parents Alice Duhon LeBlanc and Carl LeBlanc in California. Maggie graduated from La Grange High...
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Mildred Louise Miller

November 16, 1927 - August 13, 2017

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Karlyn King Jones

September 8, 1934 - August 12, 2017

Karlyn King Jones, 82, born September 8, 1934 to Winnie and Ralph King in Mason, TX met her Lord August 12, 2017. She was the eldest child with five other brothers and sisters; Huey King, Wayne King, Barbara Thielepape, Jerry King and Janet Green. She was married to Richard E. "Curly" Jones on July 27, 1952. From that marriage they had three daughters; Judy Solis, (Eli), Janis Fritsch, (Rick),...
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Steven Frank Acosta

April 2, 1951 - August 6, 2017

Steve F. Acosta , age 66, passed away at home in Cedar Park, Texas on 6 August 2017 surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Acosta, daughter Melissa Acosta, his mother Bertha Acosta, brothers: Tommy Acosta, Paul Acosta, Peter Acosta and sisters: Dorothea Acosta, and Patricia Acosta, sister in laws Leticia Acosta, Theresa Acosta, Andrea Acosta and many nieces and nephews. He...
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Barbara S. McCoy

October 7, 1949 - August 4, 2017

Barbara Sue McCoy, 67 passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 peacefully at home. Barbara attended Roy Miller High School in Corpus Christi, Texas and graduated in 1968. Barbara had a long career with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, retiring after 25(+) years. She also served for many years as the Vice President of the Union, Communications Workers of America. Soon after her retirement, she...
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Jean Vinson

February 20, 1923 - August 1, 2017

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Charles V. Breakfield

September 13, 1923 - July 28, 2017

Lt. Colonel Charles V. Breakfield Sr.September 13th 1923 - July 28th, 2017Charles V. Breakfield Sr. of Austin Texas, received a final family visit on July 28th before comfortably passing away later that evening at his residence at the Brookdale facility in Lakeway, Texas. Charles enjoyed a life of adventure, challenge, and family that fit the mold that many refer to as the "greatest generation"....
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Neta Carole Baird

November 21, 1946 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, Austin, TX.
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Carol Sue Miller

December 26, 1933 - July 23, 2017

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Benjamin M. Cumbus

November 25, 1932 - July 21, 2017

MSgt (Retired) Benjamin Maclanton Cumbus, 84, of Sun City Texas passed away shortly before noon Wednesday, July 19, in Austin. Born November 25, 1932, in Jacksonville, Florida, Ben ("Mack") was the youngest of six children (three of whom died in infancy) born to Dennard Cumbus and Janie Almira "Alma" Conner.He lied about his age and joined the newly formed United States Air...
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Earlene Joan Willett

October 2, 1941 - July 18, 2017

Earlene Joan Willett (Wootsie) of Rockport, Texas passed away the morning of July 18, 2017 at the age of 75 in Austin, Texas in the company and care of her two children, daughter-in-law, and grandson with complications from stage 4 lung cancer.Earlene was born October 2, 1941 in San Antonio, Texas to Ruby Clara Galm and Earl Columbus McDaniel. She was the younger of two children; her sister is...
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Donette H. Palm

February 27, 1935 - July 12, 2017

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Neal Eugene Eckert

August 2, 1938 - July 10, 2017

Neal Eugene Eckert, 78, of Austin, Texas, retired Real Estate Broker and owner of ETM Realty, was called to Heaven, Monday, July 10, 2017, at St. David's North Austin. He was born to the late Curt and Ruth Eckert, August 02, 1938, in Belleville, IL. Neal received his undergraduate degree from The University of Illinois in 1959, followed by a MS from Cornell University in 1962 and a PhD from...
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Rita June Oldfather

June 20, 1931 - July 9, 2017

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Tisha Renee Kopas

September 20, 1973 - June 27, 2017

The Lord is my Shepherd;I shall not want.He maketh me to lie downin green pastures;He leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul;He leadeth me in the paths ofrighteousness for His name's sake.Yea, though I walk through thevalley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil; for Thou art with me;Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me;Thou preparest a table before me inthe presence of...
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Ann Tischler Oakes

November 21, 1961 - June 23, 2017

Ann Tischler Oakes, 55, of Tow, Texas passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at Round Rock Hospital following a traumatic brain injury.Ann was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She is survived by her husband of 23 years, John Oakes, brothers Tom Tischler, John Tischler and Charles Tischler, nieces Laurelin Mullins, Tammy Tischler, Stacie Tischler, Genevieve Breeds and Gaylan Wykes, nephews Andrew...
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Barry Wayne Kilgore

September 3, 1948 - June 19, 2017

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Michael B. Birdsong

September 24, 1947 - June 18, 2017

Mike lost his battle with cancer, passing away on Sunday, June 18th. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Bette Birdsong, their son Michael Bryan Birdsong, his brother Malcolm Birdsong, sister Marilyn Warner and her husband Robert Warner. Mike was born in New Braunfels, Texas where he grew up playing baseball and football. He later graduated from Texas A & M and the University of Texas...
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Paul Anthony VALERIO

January 1, 1961 - June 16, 2017

Paul Anthony Valerio was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven on June 16th, 2017.Paul was born in Louisiana and lived in several places around the country before ending up in Woodland Park, Colorado as a young child and living there with his family until he graduated from high school. He attended The University of Colorado in Boulder to study finance and also attended Multnomah School of the...
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Sandra Ann Koss

December 31, 1944 - June 16, 2017

Sandra Ann Koss, beloved Mother and Nana, passed away in Austin, Texas at the age of 72 on June 16, 2017.Born in Detroit, Michigan to Frank and Ella Trapp on December 31, 1944, Sandra was the youngest of three children. Sandra enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, sewing, and watching movies and mysteries. She was known to make the best "foamie" jello and spaghetti casserole. Sandra worked...
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Joan M. Hurst

August 23, 1932 - June 15, 2017

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Neva Jay HYATT

July 26, 1920 - June 12, 2017

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Sascha Rosa Sell

July 18, 1931 - June 12, 2017

Sascha Rosa Sell went home to our Lord on June 11th, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease .She was 85.Sascha was born on July 18th, 1931 in Berlin, Germany to her parents, Gerhardt and Meta Garitz. Having survived World War II as a child, Sascha worked as a young woman in the German industrial sector helping to rebuild Berlin. On February 12th, 1955, she married the...
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Milton L. Bankston

March 17, 1928 - June 10, 2017

Milton L. Bankston, a richly colorful and immensely successful trial lawyer for more than fifty years, died Saturday, June 10th in Austin, Texas. He was 89.Between 1955, upon becoming licensed to practice law, and 2011, Mr. Bankston tried hundreds of jury trials. A member of the State Bar of Texas for sixty-two years, he served as counsel or lead counsel in over fifty reported decisions of...
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Edward James Kenney

October 31, 1943 - June 10, 2017

Edward James Kenney, spent 73 years providing love, affection, laughter, knowledge, and a bit of spontaneity to those privileged enough to be in his presence. Ed, known by those close to him, served 22 years in the Navy with honor and distinction. Trained in communication, he was part of the Navy's Special Warfare Craft Crewmen and attached to Seal Team 2. He was awarded three campaign...
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Chester L. Dalton

March 2, 1939 - June 9, 2017

Chester Lee Dalton, age 78, of Cedar Park, Texas passed away on Friday afternoon, June 9, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born March 2, 1939, in Kenedy, Texas, he was the son of Gaynell (Ross) Dalton and the late Vernon Dalton. Chester was nicknamed "Beaver" by his family from the Red Ryder and Little Beaver comic strips, a nickname still used by family today.His honorable service to his country...
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Concetta Marie Walas

November 24, 1919 - June 2, 2017

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Albert Edwin Wade

October 30, 1940 - June 2, 2017

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Kirk Duncan McIntosh

January 3, 1958 - June 1, 2017

Kirk Duncan McIntosh, PhD., age 59, passed away at 10:42 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2017 at St. David's South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Kirk was born early in the morning of January 3, 1958 in Boulder, Colorado at the Boulder Sanitarium. He was the first child born in Boulder in 1958. He is the son of Glen Elvis McIntosh, PhD, and Alice Joy Parker McIntosh. Kirk was married to...
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Donald Wayne Reynolds

September 20, 1968 - May 25, 2017

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Elizabeth KRIST

February 27, 1926 - May 24, 2017

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Anne Ford Redman

July 17, 1929 - May 22, 2017

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Frances Gwendolyn Doetsch

July 24, 1920 - May 19, 2017

Frances Gwendolyn Blanton Doetsch, 96 years old, Born in Wichita Falls, Texas on July 24, 1920. Passed Away on May 19, 2017 in Austin, TX.As a young girl she had a passion for dance and music. She taught dance in the 1940's. She played the piano on a live radio show prior to World War II. She married the love of her life, Robert Maxmillian Doetsch on June 18,1941. She was a woman of faith and...
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Charles Douglas DuBois

March 15, 1930 - May 18, 2017

Charlie DuBois lived a full and well-loved life. He was born in Lubbock, Texas on March 15th, 1930 to Dr. Byron Douglas DuBois and Maurine Berry DuBois and was raised in a Christian home in Jewett, TX. After the death of his father Charlie and his mother moved to Pearsall, TX where his mother remarried, expanding their family to include Nathan Arnold and his son, Charlie's stepbrother, Howell...
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Ret. Donald Fiero

June 14, 1938 - May 17, 2017

MSG Donald Fiero ret. died peacefully, after battling Alzheimer's Disease for 14 years, on May 17, 2017 in Leander, TX. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia of Leander, TX and his children - daughter, Cindy McNally, and sons Daniel Fiero and Paul Fiero. He had 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Also left behind are his sisters Mary Richmond and Sharon Gehrke and brothers...
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Kurt Lyle Greenamyre

December 30, 1959 - May 12, 2017

Kurt Lyle Greenamyre, 57, passed away on March 12, 2017. He was born in Fresno California on December 30, 1959. He graduated from California State University at Chico in 1982 and engaged in a successful career as a senior sales executive in the technology field.He loved football, fly fishing, and traveling. Kurt was an amazingly kind and generous man with a sense of humor that kept his loved ones...
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Kenneth Alfred Wilde

March 4, 1929 - May 12, 2017

He was, quite literally, a rocket scientist. Raised in Coalville, Utah, he was his high school's salutatorian before earning his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from the University of Utah; then he worked at Rohm and Haas in Huntsville, Alabama, developing rocket fuel for the nascent space program. Later he was employed at Radian Corporation and the IRS in Austin. We loved him. We learned from him....
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Hazel Loraine Bayh

December 27, 1922 - May 11, 2017

Loraine Bayh passed away peacefully on May 11, 2017 in Austin at the age of 94. She answered to many names; Hazel Loraine Bowen Overman Bayh included all her names, but most beloved was Mom, Grandmom and wife. She was born in Christiansburg, Virginia on December 27, 1922 in the Bowen family home and lived in various cities and states before she settled in Austin in 1982. She was preceded in death...
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Janet Lee Mayes

April 30, 1955 - May 9, 2017

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Janet A. Somers

November 21, 1921 - May 9, 2017

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Clyde W. Guild

November 1, 1922 - May 4, 2017

Clyde W. Guild, age 94, passed away May 4, 2017 at Seton Med. Center, Austin, TX. Clyde was a veteran of WWII, serving with the 756th Tank Battalion in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. After serving from 1942-1945, he was honorably discharged as a 1st Sergeant. The bulk of Clyde's career was spent with the Buick Division of General Motors, from which he retired as Asst. Dir. of Car...
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Wiley K. Hudson

April 14, 1931 - April 28, 2017

Wiley K Hudson, Jr., age 86, of Austin, Texas, passed away April 28, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born April 14, 1931, in Austin, Texas to Wiley K. and Nelethye Maud Hudson. A lifelong resident of Travis County, he worked as a rock mason, establishing a construction company with his brothers after serving in the army. Family and friend will remember his love of the outdoors especially...
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Julia M. Peters

September 17, 1926 - April 27, 2017

Julia M. Peters, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother died unexpectedly and peacefully at home on April 27, 2017. She was 90 years young.Born in Utica, NY to Margaret and Anthony McEvoy, she was one of five children. Julie received her degree as a Registered Nurse from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in Amsterdam, NY. While in school she met the love of her life,...
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Jerry A. Kilgore

November 14, 1936 - April 26, 2017

Jerry Kilgore, 80, of Austin passed away on April 26th after a long illness.Jerry was born in Knox City, TX on November 14, 1936. He graduated from Benjamin High School in 1953 and proudly served his country as a bomber Crew Chief in the United States Air Force from 1954 through 1958.Jerry started his professional career with National Cash Register and went on to become a very respected and...
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Sheryl Kay Kneeland

August 17, 1955 - April 25, 2017

Sheryl Kay (Duncan) Kneeland, 61 passed away April 25, 2017 at home. Sheryl was born in Sac City, Iowa to Evelyn (Shulte) and Donald Duncan. Sheryl was raised and graduated from high school in Rockwell City, Iowa. Sheryl was a licensed barber, owning her own business in Marshalltown, Iowa for many years. In Marshalltown, she met and married Dale Kneeland on February 18, 1978. They relocated...
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Florine Gladys Dumke

February 15, 1924 - April 24, 2017

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Gearl Donald Smith

September 16, 1944 - April 21, 2017

Gearl Donald "Don" Smith, 72 years old, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 21, 2017.Don is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jo Ann; his daughters and respective sons-in-law, Gwen and Chad Davidson of Carrollton, Georgia, Elaina and Justin Dillon of Cedar Park, Texas, and Brook and Kalim Jacobs of Plano, Texas; and three grandchildren, Maggie Dillon, Andon Dillon, and Joe Jacobs. He is also...
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Quintin Lee Rupp

June 18, 1961 - April 21, 2017

Quintin Rupp passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on April 21, 2017. He was born June 18, 1961 in Garden City Kansas to Paul and Abbie Rupp. Quintin graduated from Garden City Sr. High and then attended Hutchinson Community College to study music. He served four years in the US Army as a Fire Support Specialist stationed in Germany. He is preceded in death by his parents, son Matthew Rupp,...
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Hernando Zubeldia

September 24, 1956 - April 21, 2017

HERNANDO "ZUBY" ZUBELDIA Hernando "Nando" Zubeldia had a heart of a champion and was known for his zest for life and loved experiencing new adventures. Every time Nando would walk into the room he would light up the room with his mere presence. He enjoyed water skiing and frequently visiting the coast. He dearly loved his family, friends, co-workers, and medical staff. Hernando "Nando"...
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Lillian Rose Martell

March 3, 1923 - April 21, 2017

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Michael Lloyd Young

March 2, 1942 - April 7, 2017

Michael "Doc" Lloyd Young passed away on April 07, 2017 at 75 years of age. He was the owner of several businesses: Schmitz Carpet Care and Champion Blind and Drapery. He was actively involved with Austin Apartment Association.He is survived by his son Brent Young and wife Jen, Grandson Blake Young, Granddaughter Bailey Young, and Step Grandson Halen Sabet. He is also survived by his four...
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Becky Lee Holditch

February 8, 1944 - April 6, 2017

Becky Lee Harding Holditch, 73, died on April 6, 2017, from pancreatic cancer. Mrs. Holditch, as her students called her, was at her Austin home with family.Mrs. Holditch summarized her Professional Life as "I was born, I taught, I died." Mrs. Holditch's contributions to her students were expressed by the many prayers, cards, visitors, and stories she received. Mrs. Holditch retired in June of...
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James Alvin BARRY

April 1, 1941 - March 31, 2017

Jim was born in McAllen, TX, on April 1st, 1941. He grew up in "the Valley" area of South Texas, moving to Austin in 1959 to attend U.T. After receiving a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Jim's career path as a computer programmer allowed him to work for many different Texas state agencies over the years.He is survived by his sister Lynn, sons Byron and Pearce (both of whom also became computer...
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Marilynn Fry Slough

August 14, 1919 - March 29, 2017

Marilynn Fry SloughMarilynn Fry Slough, of Austin, passed away on March 29, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Floydada, Texas on August 14, 1919 to Ernest (R.E.) and Ruby Britton Fry. She graduated from Floydada High School in 1936, and she graduated from Texas Tech University in 1940, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and was also inducted into Who's Who in American Colleges...
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Lori Katherine Bonugli

May 11, 1965 - March 28, 2017

Lori Katherine Bonugli died peacefully at her home March 28, 2017 after a long illness. She was 51 years old. She was born in Huntington, Long Island, New York on May 11th, 1965. She moved to Austin, Texas with her family in 1981. After graduating from Anderson High School, Lori went on to study real estate. She managed several large apartment complexes in Austin, and became a regional manager...
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Thomas Russell Draper

September 7, 1946 - March 24, 2017

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Eugene Charles Urban

September 9, 1934 - March 17, 2017

Eugene "Gene" Charles Urban, 82, returned to his heavenly home on March 17, 2017. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him his entire life.Gene was born to the late Edwin and Louise Urban in Fedor, TX on September 9, 1934. He spent his early years in the Fedor area and Austin, TX.A graduate of Austin High (1953), Gene completed his Associates Degree of Accounting from...
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Katherine Suzanne Clark

September 9, 1960 - March 16, 2017

"TO Those I Love And To Those Who Loved Me"When I am gone,Release me, let me goI have so many things to see and do.You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears;Be happy we had so many years.I give you my love.You can only guess how much you gave to me in happiness.I thank you for the loveYou have shown me;But now it's time I travel alone.So grieve a while for me,If grieve you must...
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Karen Raye Overmyer

February 18, 1943 - March 15, 2017

Karen Rae Overmyer, 74, of Cedar Park, Texas passed away with family by her side at Seton Northwest Hospital on Wednesday, May 15, 2017. She was born Wednesday, February 18, 1943 in Winslow, Indiana to the late Daniel Edwin McDonald and Edith Mae Brown. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 29 years, Roger Daniel Overmyer.She grew up in Winslow, Indiana She married the love of her life,...
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Jared Austin Kay

September 12, 1993 - March 14, 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, we lost Jared Austin Kay, a brilliant, artistic human being with an amazing future ahead of him. He was born September 12, 1993 in Park Ridge, IL, the first born child of Bob and Wendy Kay. Jared lived his life as a free spirit that gave his whole heart to his family and friends. We will remember his witty sense of humor and mischievousness. His smile always lit up...
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Carol G. GREENLEY

December 3, 1920 - March 13, 2017

Carol G. Greenley, age 96, was called home to the Lord on March 13, 2017. She was born December 3, 1920, in Huron, SD to Oscar and Evelyn Olson. Upon graduating from high school and NW College of Commerce in 1938, she held various administrative positions prior to her marriage to Floyd Greenley on January 14, 1961. Thereafter, she resided in Brainerd, MN, Urbandale, IA, Bella Vista, AR (1978...
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Mary Virginia Soderberg

October 15, 1923 - March 1, 2017

Mary Virginia Soderberg, 93, of Austin, departed this earth on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Mary was born on October 15, 1923 in Beaumont to Mary Belle Farrell and Cecil Neece. She spent her childhood in East Texas and Louisiana and was a graduate of St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica School in Beaumont. Growing up in poverty during the Great Depression left Mary with a strong sense of...
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John C. DeVanie

June 12, 1924 - February 27, 2017

John Clarence DeVanie, known to his family and friends as Pappy, was born June 12, 1924 in Salisbury, MD. He joined the US Army July 19, 1943. He served with the 509 Parachute Infantry Battalion as a Pathfinder in Operation Dragoon establishing a second front against the Nazi's in Southern France. He jumped into the darkness on an early August morning and fought the Nazis with valor and...
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Natalie Celeste Hyatt

June 29, 1968 - February 18, 2017

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Jack Topolski

April 12, 1946 - February 17, 2017

Jack Topolski passed from this earth the early hours of February 17th. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Alvin and Jeanne Topolski and two siblings, Denise and Todd Topolski. Survived by his loving wife of 50 years Nancy, Brothers, Tim and wife Beth, Paul and his wife Geri, Terry and wife Joann, Ted and wife Sandi, sisters; Diane, Dawn, Dana, Daneen and Debbie all in Omaha, and mother in...
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Bernhard Otto Schuler

March 2, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Bernhard O. Schuler, "BEN", died February 16, 2017, at the age of 89 in Austin, Texas.Ben was born March 2, 1927, in St. Louis, MO. Graduating from Roosevelt HS in June 1945, he joined the U.S. Navy. At the completion of World War II, he attended and graduated from Washington University (St. Louis) with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He was a member of Kappa Alpha...
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Sarah Ann Reed

October 8, 1923 - February 15, 2017

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Virginia Eloise Vails

January 14, 1923 - February 13, 2017

Virginia Eloise Vails, 94, passed away on February 13, 2017, at Cottonwood Creek in Cedar Park, TX. She was born on January 14, 1923, in Trinidad, Colorado to Father, Carroll Burleson Sumrall and Mother, Amanda Jane Sumrall. She had three sisters, Lila Ruth Stephenson, Florence Belle Nolkamper and Violet Lucille Tuma and brother, Carroll Burleson Sumrall Jr.Virginia grew up in Colorado, Oklahoma...
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Robert Craddock Page

December 31, 1938 - February 9, 2017

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Dorothy Barbara Karpoich

October 21, 1926 - February 6, 2017

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Alvin Lester Vogel

October 7, 1927 - February 5, 2017

Alvin Lester Vogel went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at the age of 89. Al was born on October 7, 1927 in a farmhouse outside of Benson, IL to Aloys and Julia Linneman Vogel. He was the fourth of seven children.Al was drafted in March of 1946 at the end of World War II. He was in artillery basic training during this time. Al chose to volunteer after the end of the war and...
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Donald Charles Rose

March 10, 1942 - February 5, 2017

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Betsy Betsy Lloyd

October 20, 1932 - February 5, 2017

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 our beautiful Mother, Grandmother, & Great-Grandmother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Rucker Lloyd joined her late husband after a short painful battle with lung cancer on what would have been their 67th wedding anniversary. She was born at home in Waco, Texas on October 20, 1932, to William Casseday "Cass" and Gladys Anita (Hardy) Rucker. After being raised on the family...
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Kathryn Ann Key

July 12, 1957 - February 3, 2017

Kathryn Ann Key, born July 12, 1957 in Big Spring, Texas, died on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. She was the first daughter born to Lt. Norman and Beverly Key and the granddaughter of Joe and Rosalee Key of San Angelo and Hicks and Bessie Garner of Milam CountyKathy was 18 months old when she was diagnosed as being a "mongoloid", 5 years later referred to as "Down's Syndrome". ...
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Harold R. Winston

February 7, 1932 - February 2, 2017

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Robert Morris Gay

November 6, 1935 - January 29, 2017

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Lloyd Edwin Gilbert

September 27, 1942 - January 23, 2017

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Laura Teresa Vara

October 19, 1963 - January 22, 2017

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JoAnn Ann Johnson

September 3, 1934 - January 17, 2017

JoAnn (Klug) Johnson of Cedar Park Texas passed away on January 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by family.She was born on September 3, 1934 in rural Norfolk NE daughter of Ralph and Irene Klug. She was married for 50 years to Norman B. (Gabby) Johnson. She worked at Dale Electronics for 25 years where she retired and moved with her husband to Cedar Park to be closer to family. She was an active...
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Linda Delores Jackson

March 25, 1968 - January 13, 2017

Linda Villarreal Jackson, 48, of Austin, Texas, died on January 13, 2017, after a courageous battle with heart failure. Linda passed away surrounded by her family who will miss her tremendously.Linda was born on March 25, 1968, in Caldwell, Idaho, to Lorenzo and Anita (Lerma) Villarreal. She attended schools in Wilder, Idaho. In 1985, Linda moved to Corpus Christi, TX with her parents and...
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Harold Nordean Baker

May 18, 1943 - January 1, 2017

Harold Nordean Baker, Ph.D. was born on May 18, 1943 in Iowa City, Iowa. While sleeping peacefully at home, Harold passed away on January 1, 2017. Known most of his life as Nordean or "Nordy", Harold attended Denton High School and earned a Chemistry degree with honors from Lamar University in 1965. He continued his education at Tulane University, earning his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1970. ...
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Jeanamay DeVanie

July 28, 1926 - December 28, 2016

Jeanamay DeVanie known to her family as "Marmie" passed away on December 28, 2016. She is survived by her husband John C. DeVanie (Pappy), two daughters June DeVanie Housman and Johnna Brock, 8 grand children, 20 great grand children and one great great grandchild on the way. Marmie and Pappy were together for 71 yrs. She was born July 28, 1926 in Center, Arkansas. The Visitation is scheduled for...
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Peggy Joyce Palko

September 6, 1927 - December 28, 2016

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Elisabeth Street Mosley

June 10, 1917 - December 25, 2016

Elisabeth Street Mosley, 99, of Austin, Texas went home to be with Jesus Sunday, December 25, 2016 surrounded by loved ones in her younger son's home. She was born June 10, 1917 in Prairie Dell, Texas to W. E. "Bunk" Street and Fannie Maie (Hodges) Street.Elisabeth attended elementary school at Gooseneck, graduating from Salado High School in 1937. She attended one semester at Texas Women's...
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Beverly Mary McKinstry

January 25, 1939 - December 3, 2016

Beverly McKinstry, 77, of Cedar Park, TX passed away December 3, 2016 at Hearthstone Health Center in Round Rock following a short illness with an aggressive cancer.Born in Westfield, MA, Bev was a longtime resident of Acton, MA and Poughkeepsie, NY, where she raised her children. She moved to Cedar Park in 2003 to be close to family. She graduated from Rose Hawthorne High School in Acton, MA and...
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Anne FORSEY

September 5, 1947 - December 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, Austin, TX.
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Mary Virginia Waite

November 25, 1920 - November 27, 2016

Mary Virginia Waite (also known as Mickey to her friends and Ginger to her family) was born in Melissa, Texas to Floyd and Alma Priest on November 25, 1920. She grew up on a cotton farm outside McKinney in the small community of Chambersville. After graduating from high school, she moved to Austin to attend secretarial school and met a handsome young soldier by the name of Burrell Waite, who...
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Donald Edward Price

September 9, 1930 - November 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, Austin, TX.
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Robin L. Burt

March 23, 1970 - November 23, 2016

Robin Burt went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday Nov. 23rd at 11:19 PM. She was born to Wilbert and Dru Johnson in Austin Texas on March 23rd, 1970. She is survived by her husband; two adult children; her sister, Traci; her parents and countless friends.Robin graduated from Westwood High school in 1988 and attended Southwest Texas State University. She married Derrick Burt in 1992 and...
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Vickie Mary Kosiba

August 28, 1934 - November 20, 2016

Victoria Mary Kosiba age 82, much treasured mother, grandmother, wife, aunt and friend loved building her collection of angel statues. On Sunday, November 20, 2016, Vickie became an angel watching over all of us. She passed from this earth surrounded by her loving family. Vickie was born in Catskill, New York on August 28, 1934 to Antonio and Victoria Sangi. She graduated from Saugerties High...
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Dolly Fay Fisk

March 30, 1932 - November 18, 2016

She is survived by: Her three children - Charles Joel Fisk, David Lance Fisk, Paula Kaye Parker, married to Mike Parker. Three sisters - Dot Burns, Frances Bigbee, Joyce Coulter. One brother in-law Jack Fisk. Eight grandchildren, ten nieces and nephews. Preceded in death: Parents - Howard & Millie Worthy. Husband - Thomas Joel Fisk. Baby girl - Deborah Jane Fisk. Dolly was a retired nurse...
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Elizabeth Gray Lukshin

March 22, 1938 - November 18, 2016

Elizabeth (Beth) Gray Lukshin passed away early in the morning of Friday, November 18, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Beth was 78. Beth was born March 22, 1938 to W. R. and Katherine Coyne Gray in Tarentum, Pennsylvania. Beth received her Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Beth started her career of serving others by teaching at the elementary and pre...
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Clifford W. Shaw

September 5, 1938 - November 12, 2016

Clifford Wallace Shaw, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Saturday, November 12th, 2016. He leaves behind his wife Peggy, son Todd Shaw, grandson Tyler Shaw, daughter Kristen O'Neal, son-in-law Sean O'Neal, granddaughter Brianna O'Neal, sister Loretta Greenwell and brother-in-law Michael Greenwell. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends and was loved...
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Jean Sandra Anderson

May 8, 1944 - November 12, 2016

She always joked that "God doesn't want me.I'm too ornery ". God changed his mind.Jeanie left us Saturday night to be at peace in the arms of Jesus. Her battle with cancer is over. She fought hard every step of the way. We thought she had it beaten and the sudden, dramatic turnaround came as a shock to all. Her last few days were both traumatic and amazing.traumatic because of the final...
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Gary L. Williams

September 30, 1947 - November 8, 2016

Gary Lynn Williams was born on September 30, 1947, Abilene, Texas, and passed away on November 8, 2016, Austin, Texas.Gary Williams is survived by his true love and best friend of 32 years, Wanda (Squirt) Williams, sons, Greg and Jeff Williams and Brian Calbeck, stepdaughter, Stacy Cannon Stanley, and brothers, Mike and Wayne Williams. He is also leaves to cherish his memory seven grandchildren:...
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Aubrey Lee Moore

February 9, 1933 - November 4, 2016

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Aubrey Lee Moore, passed away peacefully into Heaven on November 4, 2016, in Austin. Aubrey was born on February 9, 1933 in Satin, Texas to Albert Lee and Ella Mae Moore. Aubrey was predeceased by his parents, his first wife of 40 years, Ann L Moore, five brothers, L. D. Moore and wife Esther Moore, Willis Moore and wife Verna...
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Lesley Merle HOOD

February 6, 1947 - November 3, 2016

Lesley "Les" Hood, 69, joined his Heavenly Father in the early morning of November 3, 2016 in Georgetown. This was in the midst of a bout of pneumonia exacerbated by a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer caused by direct and prolonged exposure to Agent Orange. Les was born on February 6, 1947 in Alvin, TX to parents, Claude and Mildred Hood. He married Nancy...
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Irene Rooneo

July 14, 1933 - October 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, Austin, TX.
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Dorthy Ann Albright

October 24, 1930 - October 28, 2016

She was born, Dorthy Ann Fritts, in the city of Austin on October 24, 1930. A pretty girl with light, brown curly hair who developed a lifelong love of reading, sewing, and games from her beloved Granny Fritts. She met the love of her life, Don Albright at Austin High School where she was active in choir, the Minoan Sorority, and student government. After Don enlisted in the Navy, they married...
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John Lee Kenmuir

August 10, 1942 - October 25, 2016

John Lee Kenmuir, age 74 of Austin, Texas, passed away on October 25, 2016. After graduating high school in 1960, John joined the Navy and served for three years before leaving the service to attend Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. He was recruited by IBM in 1964 and worked for IBM in various staff/management positions with assignments in Columbus, Michigan and twice in Austin. He left...
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