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Obituaries - 2011



January 2011


Cipriano Alfaro pic.jpg (92920 bytes)Cipriano Reyna Alfaro, age 73 of Lytle, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2011, in San Antonio, with his loving family by his side. The Rosary was recited January 30 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated January 31 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Lytle. Interment was in Lytle Community Cemetery.

 

 

Herlinda Dominguez Aguilar, age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family January 6, 2011. She was born May 6, 1924, in Moore. The Rosary was recited Sunday, January 9, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 10 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Moore. Interment was in Moore Catholic Cemetery.

bendele.jpg (74329 bytes)Calvin John Bendele went to be with our Lord January 18, 2011. He was 88 years old when he passed away at a hospital in San Antonio. He was born April 8, 1922, on the Fritz Rothe ranch near D’Hanis. The Rosary was recited Friday, Jan. 21 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 22 at Holy Cross Church in D’Hanis. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.


Edna Elizabeth Biar, age 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior January 29, 2011. She was born August 28, 1915, in Bishop. Funeral service was Jan. 31 at Divine Savior Lutheran Church in Devine. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery. Pastor Otis Doyle officiated.

Blakemore_Martha_Obit.jpg (96161 bytes)Martha Blakemore
, age 76 of Castroville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 30, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born June 22, 1934, in Medina. Visitation held Friday, Feb. 4, from 2-5:30 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection celebrated at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, and the Rosary was recited at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, both at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.


Boehme_Darlene.jpg (47617 bytes)Darlene Marie Bippert Boehme, age 88, of Rio Medina, passed away Feb. 24, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Dec. 30, 1922, in La Coste. Funeral service was Feb. 26, at Zion Lutheran Church in Castroville. Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Castroville.




Homer Waymon Boyd, age 80 of Devine, passed away February 28, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral service held Thursday, March 3, at 11a.m. in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine. Graveside service held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas, with interment immediately following.

Vernon Briggs, age 76 of Hondo, passed away Jan. 25, 2011. He was born April 8, 1934, in Alberville, LA. Funeral service was held Tuesday, February 8, at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home. Interment followed at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Bernice Brown, age 89 of Devine, passed away February 23, 2011, in Devine. Funeral service was February 26 at First Baptist Church in Devine. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Elizabeth A. Bryant, age 67 of Sabinal, passed on to be with our Lord January 16, 2011. A funeral service was held Wednesday Jan. 19, at Hondo Funeral Home. Interment was in Sabinal Cemetery.

Karl Thomas Buvinghausen, age 74 of Lytle, passed away peacefully January 29, 2011. He was born in Houston October 6, 1936, and has lived in Lytle for 35 years. Services held Friday, February 4, 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Natalia.

Casas.jpg (67490 bytes)Carmen Casas, age 64 of McAllen, went to be with her Heavenly Father January 15, 2011, after a lengthy illness with Multiple Sclerosis. She was born January 14, 1947 in McAllen. Memorial service was Thursday, Jan. 20, in McAllen.


 

Causey1.jpg (68915 bytes)Richard Allen Causey was born February 5, 1942, in Laredo. He died at his home on the West Sabinal in Utopia January 13, 2011. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Utopia Methodist Church.

 

 

Anselmo De La Cruz, age 65 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord January 13, 2011. The Rosary was recited Sunday, Jan. 16, at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday Jan. 17, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Jovita R. Davalos, age 86 of Devine, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011. The Rosary was recited Friday, Feb. 25, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated Feb. 26 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

diaz.JPG (8419 bytes)Lorenzo A. Diaz Sr., age 78 of Toledo, OH, and formerly of Hondo, passed away Friday, January 14, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 5, 1932 in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited Jan. 19, and funeral service was Jan. 20, both at Newcomer Funeral Home in Toledo, OH. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.




Frankie Mae Cloudt Fusselman
, age 95 of Columbus, formerly of Hondo, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. She was born Oct. 10, 1915, in Uvalde. Visitation was held from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. Services concluded at the funeral home.

Cornelia Saucedo “Connie” Garcia, age 79 of La Coste, passed away February 22, 2011, at home. She was born Sept. 16, 1931 in La Coste. The Rosary was recited Feb. 24 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 25 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery in La Coste.

Garza_Armando.jpg (77652 bytes)Armando “Tiny” Garza, age 42 of La Coste, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 31, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Sept. 12, 1968, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mass of Resurrection held Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Interment followed at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery in La Coste.



Gomez_Celerina.jpg (44312 bytes)Celerina Gutierrez Gomez,
age 82 of Atascosa, passed away with her loving family at her bedside at home Jan. 24, 2011. She was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Atascosa. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home; the Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Interment followed at 11:30 a.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.



Chris O. Gonzales
, age 36 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Jan. 14, 2011. The Rosary was recited Monday, Jan. 17, at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 18, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Groff_Theresa.jpg (53601 bytes)Theresa Louise Rihn Groff, age 90 of San Antonio, passed away in San Antonio and went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. She was born October 29, 1920, in San Antonio. Visitation held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, and the Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in San Antonio. Mass of Resurrection held Friday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in San Antonio. Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.




Don_Hutson.jpg (41465 bytes)Donald Max Hutson, age 84 of Hondo, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2011. He was born September 25, 1926, in Guthrie, OK. Graveside service held Thursday, Jan. 27, at 1:00 p.m., at Eckert Cemetery at Willow City, north of Fredericksburg.

 

 


Clyde Donald Johnson, age 78 of Yancey, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2011. He was born June 11, 1932, in Wyandotte, MI. Funeral service was Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Yancey Methodist Church. Interment was in Yancey Cemetery.

jones.jpg (56589 bytes)Vivian La Faye Sapp Jones, age 90 of Hondo, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. She was born in San Antonio May 28, 1920. Funeral service held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 7, at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. Interment at the Sabinal Cemetery.



elva1.jpg (81763 bytes)Elva2.jpg (76236 bytes)Elva Lois Mumme Krenmueller, age 95 of Hondo, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. She was born February 15, 1915, in Hondo. Funeral service was Saturday, Jan. 8, at First United Methodist Church, Hondo. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

Eddie Leinweber2.jpg (79277 bytes)Eddie August Leinweber died Wednesday, January 19, 2011. he was born June 21, 1919, on the family ranch in Medina County. Funeral service was Saturday, Jan. 22, at MacArthur Park Lutheran Church, San Antonio. Burial with military honors was at Hondo Cemetery, Woodmen of the World Section.

 


Billy Morris McClish Sr. was born December 16, 1941, in Austin, and passed away suddenly January 28, 2011, in San Antonio. A memorial service held at a later date per Billy’s request.

Lamar Miller Sr., age 79 of Somerset, went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 6, 2011. He was a resident at Country Life Assisted Living in Lytle. He was born August 20, 1931, in the family home at 19821 Oil Street in Somerset. Services were Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Pastor L. Lynn Beams at Hurley Funeral Home in Lytle, Burial was in Bexar Cemetery in Somerset.

Minton_Joe.jpg (86634 bytes)Joe Edd Minton, age 75, of Lytle, passed away February 26, 2011, after a brave and long-fought battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 19, 1936, in San Antonio. Funeral service was March 2 at Trinity Baptist Church in Lytle. Interment was in Lytle Masonic Cemetery.

Ann Orene Hay Owen, age 94 of San Antonio, died February 26, 2011. She was born December 24, 1916, in Bandera in a home now listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Visitation held Thursday, March 3, 5-8 p.m., and funeral services held at 12 noon, Fri., Mar. 4, both at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway, San Antonio. Interment in Sunset Memorial Park.

Ezequiel A. Rodriguez
, age 88 of Natalia, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2011, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited Monday, Jan. 10, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine. Mass was celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment followed in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Rodney Sams of Bandera departed this life Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the age of 62. He was born January 18, 1948, in Lompoc, CA. Visitation held 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Jan. 21, at Combest Family Funeral Homes in Lubbock. Services at 2 p.m. Friday, January 21, at Combest Family Memorial Chapel.

Estella Helen Haegelin Schott, age 95 of Mico, passed away with her loving family at her bedside January 17, 2011, in Castroville. She was born Mar. 22, 1915, in Rio Medina. Mass of Resurrection was Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. The Rosary was recited Friday, Jan. 21, at 9 a.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home, followed by entombment at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Schertz.

Seekatz_Alton.jpg (63634 bytes)Alton Ihnken Seekatz, age 101 of Mico, passed away January 14, 2011, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 20, 1909, in Rio Medina. Mass of Resurrection was Sunday, Jan. 16, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. The Rosary was recited Monday, Jan. 17, at St. Louis Catholic Church. Entombment was in St. Louis Cemetery Garden Mausoleum in Castroville.

 

 

Santiago G. Silva Jr., age 69 of Devine, passed away February 28, 2010, at home. Visitation held Thursday, March 3, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel from 2-9 p.m.; the Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, March 4, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in the Gutierrez Cemetery in Devine.

sparky.jpg (42356 bytes)Oral W. “Sparky” Sparks, age 91, passed on to be with our Lord January 11, 2011. “Sparky” was born in Buffalo Springs, TX, September 17, 1919. Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 6-8 p.m., at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home. Funeral held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

mumme.jpg (171925 bytes)Lenora Martha Koenig Stein-Mumme, 97, passed away February 24, 2011. She was born Oct. 2, 1913, in LaCoste. Funeral service was March 1 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hondo, followed by interment at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Castroville.

 

 

Taylor_Martin.jpg (66800 bytes)Senior Master Sgt. Martin Taylor (U.S.A.F., retired), age 68 of San Antonio, passed away February 25, 2011, at home. He was born May 18, 1942, in Ward, WV. Memorial graveside service and interment of his ashes will be on a future date at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. The family suggests that memorials may be made to heart and lung associations.

 

Barbara Ann Weems, age 88 of Lufkin, died Thursday, January 13, 2011, in a Nacogdoches hospital. She was born October 26, 1922, in Galveston. Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin

Weiblen_Arthur.jpg (58598 bytes)Arthur Fritz Weiblen, age 87 of Castroville, passed away in Castroville, and went to be with the Lord January 25, 2011. He was born July 24, 1923, in Castroville. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Saturday, Jan. 29, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Entombment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery Garden Mausoleum.

 

 


February 2011


Maria B. Guedea Aguilar, age 76 of Hondo and formerly of Lubbock, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011. She was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Hondo. Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 18 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Adela Aguilera of Hondo passed away February 18, 2011, at the age of 56. The Rosary was recited Mon. Feb. 21, at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 22 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Trinidad C. Ayala Jr., age 69 of Castroville, passed from this life at his home Monday, February 7, 2011. He was born in Kerrville January 6, 1942. Visitation was held at Kerrville Funeral Home 6-8 p.m. Thursday February 10; the recitation of The Holy Rosary held at 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Kerrville, Friday, Feb.11, at 9:30 a.m. Committal services at Mountain View Cemetery, Kerrville.

Babbitt.jpg (53164 bytes)Florence Dixon Babbitt, age 77 of Hondo, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011. She was born July 9, 1933, in Poteet. A memorial service was held Feb. 23 at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

 

 

 

Olga Barrientes, age 56 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord February 6, 2011. The Rosary was recited Feb. 10 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 11 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Biediger_Eva_PrCd.jpg (92909 bytes)Eva Edna Halty Biediger, age 94 of La Coste, passed away February 11, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Jan. 26, 1917 in Castroville. The Rosary was recited Feb. 14 at Our Lady of Grace CatholicChurch in La Coste. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 15 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.





James Thomas “Jim Tom” Boone
, passed away at home in Lytle February 15, 2011. He was born in McAllen October 3, 1940. A memorial service was held Feb. 19, 2011, at Lytle United Methodist Church. Services concluded at the church.

coates.jpg (42233 bytes)Gary Lynn Coates, age 64, of Mico, TX, passed away Feb. 5, 2011 at home. Gary was born on Sept. 24, 1946 in Sewal, IA. A memorial service will be held at a friends home on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at 12 noon.



Inez Gillett Cole, age 84, born June 10, 1926, in San Antonio, entered into rest February 11, 2011. Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. Interment at Sunset Memorial Park.

Collins_Vella.jpg (62547 bytes)Vella O’Neal Maniord “Mutt” Collins, age 81, passed away Feb. 18, 2011, in San Antonio. “Mutt”, as she was better known, was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Taber. Funeral service was Feb. 22 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment was in Castroville Community Cemetery.






Fay Reine Avant Colvin, age 82 of Sabinal, passed away February 16, 2011, in Hondo. She was born February 29, 1928, in Concan. Graveside services were February 21, in Sabinal Cemetery. Brother Monty Benson officiated.

Costilla_MariaChavez.jpg (48037 bytes)Maria C. Costilla, age 78 of Devine, passed away Feb. 14, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Jan. 28, 1933, in Big Foot. Memorial service was Feb. 19, 2011, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Services concluded at the funeral home.




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Enrique “Henry” Lugo Dominguez
, age 78, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was born December 23, 1932, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited Feb. 20 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 21 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.




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Felice Mendoza Dominguez
, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, left her family and friends Saturday, February 12, 2011. The Rosary was recited Feb. 14 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 15 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Section.

 

 


Upon her passing, Mural Mixson DuBose was 88 years, 4 months, and 11 days. She ended her sojourn on this earth in the comfort of her own home in Devine. Her granddaughter, Jeanette Rench, who has lived with her since 1987 and has been her constant companion, and Patsy Cook, her life-long friend and “adopted daughter”, were at her bedside when the Lord received her to Himself on February 6, 2011. She was born September 26, 1922. Memorial service held at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 10, at Prevailing Word Church in Lytle.

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Funeral Arrangements Pending for Cornelia Saucedo “Connie” Garcia, age 79 of LaCoste.






Gary Lee Gill
, age 60 of Castroville, passed away Feb. 14, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Mar. 17, 1950, in Ava, MO. A memorial service was conducted at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home Feb. 16, 2011. Services concluded at the funeral home.

Juan R. Gomez, age 60 of Natalia, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited February 9, and Mass was celebrated February 10, both at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

Hendricks_Helga_obit.jpg (30118 bytes)Helga Anna Thieme Hendricks, age 71 of San Antonio, passed away February 2, 2011, at home. She was born February 2, 1940, in Wetzendorf, Germany. A memorial service was held at Helga’s home 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12.

 

 

 

Hoog_Irene.jpg (57176 bytes)Irene Catherine Hoog, age 87 of Castroville, passed away in San Antonio and went to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 9, 2011. She was born August 2, 1923, in Haubstadt, IN. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rosary was recited Feb. 14 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 


kuehne3obit.jpg (27500 bytes)James Ray Kuehne, age 63 of Florence, TX, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 29, 1947, in Taylor. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held February 8 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

 

 

 

lewis.jpg (46186 bytes)Roy Everett Lewis II, age 70 of Hondo, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011. He was born July 26, 1940, in Gulfport, MS. A visitation gathering was held Friday Feb. 18, from 5-8 p.m. at Guinn-Horger Funeral Chapel. No formal service was planned.

 

 

moore.jpg (69464 bytes)Dylan Edward Moore, age 2 of San Antonio, passed away February 14, 2011. He was born Feb. 10, 2009, to Phillip and Nicole Moore. He is survived by his parents; brother, Gage; grandmother, Debra Moore of Hondo, and grandfather, Tommy Mayhue of Carthage. Visitation held 6-8 p.m. February 22 at Castle Ridge Mortuary in San Antonio. Funeral held February 23, at 12:30 p.m. Entombment in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 


Benancia Morales, age 92 of Natalia, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Mass was celebrated Feb. 23 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

Sandra Aguilar Navarrete
, loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, lost her battle with cancer Friday, February 11, 2011, but won the victory to meet her Savior. She was born February 17, 1963, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited Feb. 14, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated February 15 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Moore. Interment was in Moore Catholic Cemetery.

Pichot.jpg (64098 bytes)Wilhelmina Schueling Pichot, age 81, passed away February 18, 2011, in Houston. She was born December 19, 1929, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 159 Camino Santa Maria, in San Antonio. Graveside service held Monday, Feb. 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

 

kennethPowell.jpg (54215 bytes)Kenneth R. Powell, 77, passed away February 3, 2011, in San Antonio after a short illness. He was born in Apache, OK. A private celebration of life was held by family.

 


Ira Spence “Rusty” Rushing Sr. of Manor, passed away February 15, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. He was born April 17, 1923, in Sabinal. Graveside service was held at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville February 19. Service was officiated by Rev. John Lawrence of Mount Calm, TX.


lestersaathoff.jpg (19225 bytes)Lester Brucks Saathoff
, age 91, of Quihi, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011. He was born in Medina County March 27, 1919. A graveside service began at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Quihi Cemetery on CR 4517.


 

Fred Sinclair Jr., beloved father, grandfather and uncle, went to be with his Lord Feb. 14, 2011, at the age of 85. He was born in Corpus Christi Sept. 8, 1925. Funeral service was Feb. 18 at St. John Lutheran Church, Pastor Henry Schulte, officiating. Burial with military honors followed in the Boerne Cemetery. A reception followed at his son’s home.

 

Morris_Lee_Smith.jpg (31853 bytes)Morris Lee Smith, age 68 of Somerset, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral service was Feb. 7, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Interment was in Bexar Cemetery, Somerset, with Masonic graveside service under the auspices of Somerset Lodge No. 1205 A.F. & A.M.

 


stobaugh.jpg (32944 bytes)Sharon Elaine Eckhart Stobaugh, age 56, died Monday, February 14, 2011, at Granbury. She was born July 6, 1954, in Hondo. Funeral service was Feb. 16 at First United Methodist Church, and interment was in Holly Hills Memorial Park, both in Granbury.

 

 

Ruth A. Small Watkins, age 76 of Hondo, passed away Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. She was born August 19, 1934, in Hagerstown, MD. Funeral service was Monday, February 14, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Samuel Arthur Wheeler, age 91 of Natalia, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral service was February 19 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Wurzbach_Lucille_Obit.jpg (70332 bytes)Lucille Hoffmann Wurzbach, age 93 of Castroville, passed away February 12, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born August 11, 1917 in Bexar County. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 15 at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rosary was recited Feb. 16 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 


March 2011

 

Phanon “PK” Banks, age 90 of Devine, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011, in Devine. Funeral service was March 15 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.

Bippert_Martha.jpg (48676 bytes)Martha Magdelena Mechler Bippert, age 92 of Castroville, passed away March 14, 2011, in Castroville. She was born July 11, 1918, in western Bexar County. The Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home was open for Visitation Thursday, Mar. 17, from noon to 5:30 p.m. Mass of Resurrection celebrated Thursday, Mar. 17, at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rosary was recited Friday, Mar. 18, at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church. Entombment follow the Rosary at St. Louis Catholic Garden Mausoleum.

 

bradshaw.jpg (95372 bytes)Ernestine Mae Bradshaw, at age 88, of D’Hanis/Hondo went home to be with her Lord, March 26, 2011. Mae was born July 16, 1922, in Salt Lake City, UT. Viewings and her Celebration of Life Service were held prior to internment at Hondo Funeral Home. Gravesite burial service was at Fort Sam Houston, where she was laid to rest with her husband, Tom Bradshaw.

 

 


Stephen Parker Brown
, age 58, of Pipe Creek passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011. He was born April 8, 1952, in Riverside, RI. A private grave side service was held, with interment at the family cemetery.

Mrs. Johnnie Capps, 88 years old, formerly of Devine, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011, in Lytle. Graveside service was March 21, at Evergreen Cemetery.

Rosa_Lee_Davenport_1.jpg (67601 bytes)Rosa Lee Davenport passed away March 27, 2011, at the home of her son, Michael, with family at her side. She was born Oct. 18, 1919, at the Stoepler Ranch House in Concho County near Eden, TX. Services and burial were held at the Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section, Saturday, April 2, at 11 a.m. A reception followed for friends and family at the Best Western Hotel in Hondo.





Jovita Ortiz Esquibel, age 88 of Devine, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited Friday, March 25, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated March 26 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Devine. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Josefina Gonzales Flores, age 93 of Hondo, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011. She was born March 27, 1917, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited March 4, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was March 5 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Dr. Ronald Chester Fronczek passed away March 6, 2011, in New Mexico. He was born Oct. 5, 1947, in Lake Charles, LA,. A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church in Pearsall at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Interment in Yancey Cemetery.

Jesus B. Garcia Sr., born in Hondo January 3, 1937, passed away March 25, 2011, in San Antonio at the age of 74.

Hancock.jpg (75297 bytes)Ralph L. Hancock, age 87 of Hondo, passed away in Hondo and went home to be with the Lord, March 3, 2011. Funeral service was March 9; interment was in Big Wells Cemetery.

 

 

 

Hawkins_James.jpg (30885 bytes)James Michael “Mike” Hawkins, age 61 of Castroville, passed away March 10, 2011, at home. He was born July 6, 1949, in Houston. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.

 

 


hernandez.jpg (27385 bytes)Ventura Hernandez Hernandez, age 86 of Hondo, passed away Monday, March 14, 2011. She was born July 14, 1924, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited March 18 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated March 19 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.


 

Kast_Charlie.jpg (92654 bytes)Charles “Charlie” Kast of San Antonio passed away on his 83rd birthday, March 25, 2011, at Lackland AFB. He was born March 25, 1928, in Medina Township, Lenawee County, MI. The Rosary was recited Wednesday, Mar. 30, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated at St. Louis Catholic Church today, Thursday, Mar. 31, at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed the Mass at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


Kruse_Bertha.jpg (107250 bytes)Bertha Weynand Kruse, age 90 years and seven days, best friend, mother, grandmother and aunt, went to be with her Lord March 10, 2011, after a brief illness. Visitation and recitation of The Rosary was at the Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home Friday, Mar. 11. Funeral Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Saturday, Mar. 12, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Boerne. Interment was in Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Helotes.




Delores “Lois” Jean Smith Lackey, age 75 of Yancey, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011. She was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Port Arthur. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 24, at Guinn-Horger Chapel, Hondo. Interment will follow at the Yancey Cemetery.

Morris Dewitt May, age 64 of Devine, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in San Antonio. Mass was celebrated March 19 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.


Monette.jpg (88971 bytes)Shelly Lynn Routh Monette, age 33 of San Antonio, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011. She was born July 11, 1977, in Van Horn. Funeral service was Saturday, March 19, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.




Florence A. Morris, age 87 of San Antonio and formerly of Moore, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Devine. Funeral services were held March 9, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Interment was in Moore Memorial Cemetery.

Morrissette_Maurice.jpg (100439 bytes)Maurice Loving Morrissette, age 78 of Castroville, passed away on March 27, 2011, at home. He was born Sept. 4, 1932, in Woodstock, VA. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home was open for visitation following the Mass from 3:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Rosary was recited at 10 a.m. Saturday, Apr. 2, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment with full military honors followed the Rosary at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.




Marie Mabery Odam
, age 89 of Devine passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral service was March 4, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

ramirez.jpg (28955 bytes)Eva Morin Ramirez, age 66 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord March 11, 2011. The Rosary was recited March 15 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated March 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

 




richter.jpg (58050 bytes)Thomas Henry Richter, 60, a lifetime resident of San Antonio, died Saturday, March 26, 2011, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born August 16, 1950, in Angleton. The Rosary was recited Wed., March 30, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 10703 Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio. Interment with military honors in Hondo Cemetery.


Rihn_Helen.jpg (74916 bytes)Helen Marie Kolafa Rihn, age 83 of La Coste, passed away March 30, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Feb. 7, 1928, in East Bernard. The Rosary was recited Apr. 3 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Apr. 4 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery in La Coste.

 




Project9_ARodriguez.jpg (58381 bytes)Alvaro “Landy” Rodriguez, age 61, of San Antonio passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011. He was born August 25, 1949, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited Sunday, March 27, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was Mar. 28, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.





Mable J. Fuller Savage, age 84, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 in Devine. She was born March 19, 1927, in Benton City. Funeral services were March 23, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Robert W. Sevening
, known to his SKP friends in Medina County as “Dakota Bob”, passed away March 1, 2011, in Rapid City, SD, with his family at his side. He was born April 6, 1932, and grew up in the Blunt, Harrold and Onida area. A service celebrating his life will be held at a later date. Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home, Rapid City, SD


Erma Crenshaw Steen, age 64 of Devine, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral service was March 15 in the Hurley Funeral Home. Private interment followed.

stephenson.jpg (28838 bytes)RB Stephenson, age 85 of La Coste, passed away March 2, 2011, at home. He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Smithville, OK. The Rosary was recited Mar. 5 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection was Mar. 7, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was Mar. 10 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery with military honors.

 

 



tovar.jpg (65312 bytes)Carlos Tovar, age 62 of D’Hanis, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011. He was born September 22, 1948, in Hondo. Rosary was recited Monday at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was Tuesday, March 22, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at San Francisco Cemetery, D’Hanis.



 


April 2011

Brandon Black, age 24 of Moore, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, near College Station. Visitation was held Friday, April 15, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine from 2-9 p.m. Funeral services held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at the First Baptist Church in Devine. Interment in the Moore Memorial Cemetery.

Malinda Clara Muennink Bohmfalk, age 99 of Breckenridge, passed away April 16, 2011, at Villa Haven Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 31, 1911, in Hondo. Graveside funeral services were held April 19 at Yancey Cemetery with Bobby Bohmfalk officiating.

Cecil Ray Bragg, age 49 of Yancey, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at home. Visitation held Friday, April 29, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine, 5 to 9 p.m. Graveside services at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Yancey Cemetery Garden of Love & Memory with interment immediately following.

Christilles_Jim.jpg (65100 bytes)James Daniel “Jim” Christilles, age 80 of La Coste, passed away April 19, 2011, at home. He was born Feb. 5, 1931, in La Coste. The Rosary was recited April 22 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was April 23 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery, La Coste.


Oren James “Jimmy” Collins, Jr., age 63 of Lytle, passed away April 26, 2011, at home. He was born Jan. 5, 1948 in San Antonio. The Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home will be open for visitation Thursday, April 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with the family present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral service held Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment at the Lytle Community Cemetery.

Julia H. Cuellar
, age 100 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord April 1, 2011. The Rosary was recited April 5, at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated April 6 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Terry Lee Etzel, 51, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011, at his home in D’Hanis. He was born January 21, 1960, in Galveston. Chapel services were held at Hayes Funeral Home Wednesday, April 27, officiated by Rev. Del Toler. Interment was in Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock.

Fox.jpg (22058 bytes)M. Barbara Timberlake Fox, age 77 of Hondo, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011. She was born April 3, 1934, in Uvalde County. Memorial service was held Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m., at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Service concluded at the funeral home.

 

 


Gallant_Joseph.jpg (100983 bytes)Joseph Anthony Gallant, age 74, passed away April 21, 2011, at his home in Castroville. He was born in Ipswich, MA, July 2, 1936. Full military honors, graveside services and entombment of his ashes held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Thursday, April 28, at 2:45 p.m.


 

Salome F. “Slim” Gallegos, age 86 of Devine, passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited May 2 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Mass was celebrated May 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

 

Gomez_SandraJo_Obit.jpg (71078 bytes)Sandra Jo “Sandy” Ibarra Gomez, age 49 of Castroville, passed away at home with her loving family at her bedside April 6, 2011. She was born April 1, 1962, in San Antonio. A prayer service was offered at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home April 9. Graveside services were April 9 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery in La Coste.





Betty_Hay1.jpg (62404 bytes)Betty Jo deMontel Hay left her earthly home for her heavenly home April 4, 2011, at the age of 77. She was born May 30, 1933, in Hondo. Visitation held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Apr. 8, at First United Methodist Church. Funeral service held at 2 p.m., Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, Hondo. Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.



Amado “Buck” Lopez, age 74 of Roscoe, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater. He was was born Sept. 13, 1936, in Shiro, TX. Holy Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 11, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hondo. Father Ken Dakin officiated. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery. The Rosary was recited by Bill Butler April 8, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. An additional Rosary was recited April 10 at Hondo Funeral Home.

Jose Moreno Lopez, age 77 of La Coste, passed away at home Friday, April 15, 2011. The Rosary was recited April 17 in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.Mass was celebrated April 18 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, La Coste.


Henry Sibley Meyer, age 63 of Hondo, passed away Friday, April 1, 2011. He was born March 27, 1948, in Hondo. Visitation held Friday, April 8, 6-8 p.m., at Guinn-Horger Chapel with Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Munoz_Ben.jpg (57130 bytes)Benjamin Adam “Ben” Muñoz, age 36 of San Marcos, passed away April 16, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born April 6, 1975, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited April 19 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection was April 20 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

Pina.jpg (51385 bytes)Carmen Rico Pina of Comfort passed away April 8, 2011, at her home in Comfort. She was born in Hondo on July 23, 1925. The Rosary was recited April 11, followed by an overnight vigil until the Funeral Mass was celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Comfort April 12. Fr. James Cashin of Sacred Heart officiated. Interment was in the Garden of Memories.



Jose A. Reyes Sr., age 82 of Natalia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited April 10 at the St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Mass was celebrated April 11 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.

Michael_Rodriguez_(2).jpg (67092 bytes)Michael Angelo Rodriguez, age 17 of Hondo, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born December 1, 1993, in San Antonio, the son of Eduardo C. and Lucia Ramon Rodriguez. He was a sophomore at Hondo High School. A prayer service was held April 17 at the Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was April 18 at New Testament Church, Hondo. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Wilfred Fritz Seewald, age 73 of Comfort, passed away April 18, 2011, at home. The body will lied in state at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Quihi, from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, with funeral service, graveside service and interment at 10 a.m. in Quihi Cemetery with Rev. Stephen Schur officiating.

Diana C. Silvas of Sabinal passed away April 17, 2011, at home at the age of 43. She was born September 14, 1967. The Rosary was recited April 18 and 19 at Rushing- Estes-Knowles Chapel in Sabinal. Funeral mass was celebrated April 20 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Sabinal.


snyder.jpg (61337 bytes)Marianne Bendele Snyder
, age 95, of D’Hanis/Hondo passed away April 2, 2011. She was born August 15, 1915, in Hondo. Funeral service was April 5, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was at the Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

tapia.jpg (56890 bytes)Raymundo G. “Mundo” Tapia, age 73, of Hondo passed away Sat., April 16, 2011. He was born March 15, 1938, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited April 19 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was held April 20 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

Joe Leslie Umlang of Utopia passed away April 25, 2011, in Kerrville at the age of 71. He was born August 15, 1939, in Utopia. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Utopia. Burial in Waresville Cemetery with Rev. Gerald Harvey officiating.

Lindabeth O. Vaughan, age 64, passed away April 12, 2011. She was born in San Angelo March 1, 1947. Funeral service was April 17 at First United Methodist Church, Boerne.

Nova Jean Wilkinson, age 83 of San Antonio and formerly of Devine, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born in Mercedes June 23, 1927. Graveside service was April 12 at Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.

wren.jpg (76427 bytes)Wren.jpg (71710 bytes)CPL. Charles J. “Chaz” Wren, age 25 of Hondo, died while on active duty Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Nimroz Province, Afghanistan. He was one of three 10th Mountain Division soldiers killed by an improvised explosive device. He was born Oct. 22, 1985, in Austin, the son of Jeffrey Richard and Sherrie Patricia Tondre Wren. Funeral service was held Wednesday, April 27, at First Baptist Church, Hondo. Interment with full military honors was at Hondo Cemetery, Woodmen of the World Section.

 

 

Candelario Zepeda Jr., age 52 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord April 10, 2011. The Rosary was recited April 14 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated April 15 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


May 2011

BOEHME_Ward.jpg (54119 bytes)Ward Maximillian Boehme, age 95 of Castroville, passed away May 31, 2011, in Castroville. He was born Jan. 5, 1916, in Rio Medina. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated June 2, 2011, at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rosary was recited June 3 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery followed the Rosary.



Bohmfalk.jpg (99393 bytes)Imogene Elizabeth Bendele Bohmfalk, age 87, of Hondo passed away May 14, 2011. She was born March 15, 1924, in rural Hondo. Rosary was recited Tuesday, May 17, at the Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was May 18 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

 

 

 

Gladys Cain, age 95 of Hondo, passed away May 5, 2011, in Hondo. She was born Nov. 27, 1915, in Granbury. A memorial service was held in Hobbs, NM, at a later date.

Clyde R. “Buster” Cox, Jr., age 71 of Devine, passed away May 3, 2011, at home. Hurley Funeral Home, Devine

Vearl Virginia Cupp, age 93, went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2011. She was born in Waco December 12, 1917. Funeral services were May 24 at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Interment followed in Mission Burial Park South.

Cuellar.jpg (20143 bytes)Felix H. Cuellar III, age 74 of Hondo, went to his heavenly home May 6, 2011. He was born in Hondo June 28, 1936. The Rosary was recited May 10 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated May 11 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.




Guadalupe R. Curiel, age 73 of Devine, passed away May 8, 2011, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited May 11 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine. Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 12, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

Jayden Tyler Esparza of San Antonio, passed away May 30, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Sept. 7, 2010, in San Antonio. Survivors include his parents, Sarah Kruckner and Orlando Esparza of San Antonio; maternal grandmother, Doreen Kruckner of Castroville; maternal grandfather, Paul Kruckner Sr. of Yellville, AR; paternal grandmother, Juanita Esparza of Laredo; maternal great-grandparents, Robert and Lillian Cornwell of Fayetteville, AR; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside service was June 3 at Castroville Community Cemetery.


javiergarcia.jpg (33347 bytes)Javier Garcia Jr. went home to be with our Lord May 5, 2011. He was born February 8, 1986, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited May 9. Funeral Mass was celebrated May 10 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interement was in Hondo Cemetery.


 

garza.jpg (52403 bytes)Maria Elena Garza, age 66 of Hondo passed away May 25, 2011. She was born May 30, 1944, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited May 27, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated May 28 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, followed by interment at Yancey Cemetery.

 

 

 

Janysek.jpg (71474 bytes)Rebecca “Becca” Carskadden Janysek passed away May 31, 2011, at home in Cedar Park. She was born July 27, 1965 at Andrews AFB, MD. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 4, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Austin.

 

Leyva.jpg (69202 bytes)Sirilda R. Leyva, age 84 of Hondo, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 6, 2011. She was born in Hondo July 9, 1926. The Rosary was recited May 10 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was May 11 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.



 

McWilliams.jpg (53387 bytes)Glenn Lawrence McWilliams, age 82, passed away at home Monday, May 16, 2011, surrounded by those he cared most about, his family. He was born in Hondo June 23, 1928. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at First Baptist Church in Hondo, with Reverends Ross Chandler and Dennis Parnell officiating.


 

Lucille R. Miller, adored mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, left this earth to be with our Heavenly Father May 21, 2011. She was born November 15, 1913 in Biry. The Rosary was recited Wednesday, May 25, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

Barbra Deanne Nentwich, age 44 of Devine, passed away May 3, 2011, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited May 5 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial service was May 6 at First Baptist Church in Devine. Services concluded at the church.

ortiz.jpg (80555 bytes)Gilbert Ortiz Jr., age 66, of D’Hanis passed away Saturday, May 13, 2011. He was born Feb. 8, 1945, in D’Hanis. The Rosary was recited Tuesday, May 17, followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Services concluded at the church.

 

 

 

Reidy.jpg (30690 bytes)William Joseph “Joe” Reidy II was born on June 10, 1941. There was a celebration of Joe’s life Saturday, May 21st at 10:00 Am at The Bandera City Park, Riverside with Clay Conoly officiating.  A Tribute To Joe Reidy followed immediately at the Longhorn Saloon.

 

 

James Spencer Ross, age 66 of Devine, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 at his residence. Graveside services were May 18 at the Long View Cemetery in Bigfoot.

saathoff.jpg (65011 bytes)Florence “Memere” Duplichan Saathoff, age 89, went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, Thursday May 5, 2011. She was born June 4, 1921, in Kinder, LA. Graveside service was held May 9 at Quihi Cemetery.




Luisa T. Sanchez, age 88 of Devine, passed away May 9, 2011, at home. Visitation was held from 2-9 p.m. Friday, May 13, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel, with The Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Sanday_Madonna.jpg (24916 bytes)Mary Madonna Belisle Sanday, age 88, formerly of La Coste, passed away May 20, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born January 10, 1923, in Cylon, WI. Memorial funeral services held Friday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Interment of her ashes followed the service at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.



Santos.jpg (73240 bytes)Ofelia G. Santos, age 90 of Hondo, went home to be with the Lord Friday, April 29, 2011. She was born in Hondo Nov. 4, 1920. The Rosary was recited May 2 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was May 3, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Section.

 

 

Francis Charles Schmidt, age 77 of Devine, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011, in San Antonio. Visitation held 2-9 p.m. Sunday, June 5, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine, with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 6, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Devine. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Devine.

scheuling.jpg (61602 bytes)Herman Benhardt Schueling, age 85 of Hondo passed away May 29, 2011. He was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited May 30 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was May 31 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, D’Hanis.

 

 

 

Suehs_Betty_PrCd.jpg (26301 bytes)Beatrice “Betty” Cecilia Hutzler Suehs of Castroville passed away May 25, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born April 26, 1931, in La Coste. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated May 27 at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rosary was recited May 28 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery followed the Rosary.

 


Eliberto Daniel Torres
, age 56 of Hondo, passed away May 3, 2011. He was born July 21, 1954, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited May 6 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated May 7 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

ward.jpg (55758 bytes)James A. “Jim” Ward, age 79, passed away May 16, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born October 26, 1931, in San Antonio. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, 78232. Graveside service was held 2 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.



 


June 2011

Amador Avila, age 77 of San Antonio, passed on to be with our Lord June 22, 2011. The Rosary was recited June 27 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated June 28 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in San Lorenzo Cemetery.

Annalee Wentworth Burns, went to her Heavenly rest June, 15, 2011. She was born May 13, 1915 where her pioneer family had roots in Texas beginning in 1840. Services were June 18 at Utopia United Methodist Church.

Mary_Anne_Campsey.jpg (85474 bytes)Mary Anne Jungman Campsey, age 88 of Devine, passed away June 30, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited July 5 and Mass was celebrated July 6, both at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

 

Charles Caskey, age 82 of Devine, passed away June 28, 2011, at home. Graveside services were held at 9:45 a.m. Monday, August 15, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Francisca M. Castillo
, age 96 of Castroville, passed away June 8 at home in Castroville, surrounded by her family. A prayer service was held Sunday at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Service was June 13 at Hondo Funeral Home. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Barbara Jean Litts Des Chenes, age 65 of Biry, passed away June 21, 2011, when she lost her battle with small cell lung cancer. She was born Oct. 9, 1945, in Jersey City, NJ. A memorial service was held June 25 at her home in Biry.

Cupp.jpg (43246 bytes)Colleen Lynn Cupp
, age 52 of Yancey, passed away June 24, 2011. She was born August 25, 1958, in Shelby County, TN. A memorial service is planned for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 30, at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.



 

Derry.jpg (165388 bytes)Thomas Eugene Derry, age 60 of Castroville, passed from this life peacefully in his sleep June 24, 2011. He was born December 7, 1950, in Waterbury, CT. In accordance with Thomas’ final wishes, a private memorial service was held in CT, prior to burial of his ashes with his mother. No local services were planned.





Mary Ann Downing
, age 76 of Devine, passed away June 15, 2011, in Devine. Funeral services were held in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in the Evergreen Cemetery.

 

Echtle_BradenMichael.jpg (64217 bytes)Braden Michael Echtle, age 2 1/2, of Castroville, went to heaven June 28, 2011. He was born Dec. 19, 2008, in San Antonio. He adored his big brothers and was their constant little shadow. He is survived by his loving parents, Michael and Ashley Echtle of Castroville; brothers, Logan Scott Echtle and Garrett Edward Echtle of Castroville. The Rosary was recited July 1 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Mass of the Angels was offered July 2 at St. Louis Catholic Church.

 

 

Margaret Mary Iltis Echtle, age 95 of La Coste, passed away June 23, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born March 24, 1916, in Bexar County near La Coste. The Rosary was recited June 26 and the Mass of Resurrection was celebrated June 27, both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

Flores.jpg (29356 bytes)Patricia Sue “Patti” Flores, age 50 of Hondo, passed away June 24, 2011, in Elida, OH. She was born July 17, 1951, in Lima, OH. Funeral service was held Thursday, June 30, at 1 p.m. at Shawnee Chapel in Lima, with Pastor Brad Colley officiating.



Archie_Ray_Gerdes.jpg (75159 bytes)Archie Ray Gerdes, Quihi rancher, passed away, June 1, 2011, at the age of 80. He was born Dec. 10, 1930. Funeral service was June 4 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Quihi. Interment was in Quihi Cemetery.

 

Margie T. Wiemers Gierisch, age 59 of Yancey, passed away June 15, 2011, in San Antonio. Graveside services were June 18 at Tomerlin Cemetery.

Guerrero_DanielRay.jpg (53428 bytes)Daniel Ray Guerrero, age 68 of San Antonio, passed away June 28, 2011, in Castroville. He was born June 26, 1943, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

 

 


Harrison Wayt Hagemeier
, age 19 of Castroville, passed away June 9, 2011. He was born Feb. 7, 1992, in Austin. A Memorial Service was held at the Burgardt Residence, 17315 Fountain Mist, San Antonio, (210-867-7102), Saturday, June 18, beginning with gathering from 2-4 p.m., and service at 4 p.m.


Iltis_Henrietta_Liz_obit.jpg (126613 bytes)Henrietta Elizabeth “Liz” “Betty” Jackel Iltis
, age 57 of Atascosa, passed away June 25, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Sept. 10, 1953 in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited June 27 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Macdona. Mass of Resurrection at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, was celebrated June 28. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery.



Jackel_Henrietta_Obit.jpg (67811 bytes)Henrietta Marie Nentwich Jackel, age 85 of Atascosa, TX, passed away June 10, 2011 at her home. Henrietta was born November 12, 1925, in Atascosa. The Rosary was recited June 12, and Mass of Resurrection was June 13, both at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Macdona. Interment was in Hermann Sons Cemetery, Macdona.

 

 


Jones.jpg (48417 bytes)
Otto Burtle “Buddy” Jones, age 74, of Lakehills passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2011. He was born July 1, 1936, in Hondo. A graveside memorial service was held at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.





Phyllis E. “Grandma” Laurel, age 69 of LaCoste, passed away Wednesday, June 01, 2011 in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited June 3 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Mass was celebrated June 04 at the Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in LaCoste. Interment was in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.


EllaLee.jpg (26149 bytes)Ella Agnes Lee
, age 100 of Natalia, joined her Lord and Savior, June 19, 2011. She was born Jan. 19, 1911, in Victoria. Funeral service was June 21 at Natalia Baptist Church. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery located in Devine.



 

Lessing_EthelMarie.jpg (148573 bytes)Ethel Marie Price Lessing, age 94 of San Antonio, passed away June 29, 2011, in Castroville. She was born Mar. 12, 1917, in Hartshorne, OK. The Rosary was recited July 4, and Mass of Resurrection was celebrated July 5, both at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Macdona. Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.



Opal Mae Littleton, age 93 of Jourdanton, and formerly of Devine, passed away June 13, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral services were June 16 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.


Looper.jpg (68866 bytes)C.B. Looper Jr., age 56 of Hondo, went to his heavenly home June 30, 2011 after a tough battle with cancer. He was born in Friona November 28, 1954. A celebration of his life was held at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at his home in Hondo.

anitamartinez.jpg (50628 bytes)Anita Maldonado Martinez, age 76 of Hondo, passed away June 6, 2011 and was born March 1, 1935. The Rosary was recited June 10 at Guinn-Horger Chapel and Funeral Mass was June 11 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

 


McGuire.jpg (78982 bytes)Patricia Kay McGuire of Hondo went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the age of 64. Pat was born in Pleasantville, MO, July 26, 1946, but grew up in Huntsville, MO. A memorial service was held at First United Methodist Church of Hondo July 2.

 

 

Guadalupe H. Molina, age 83 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord June 19, 2011. The Rosary was recited June 21 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was June 22 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

ney.jpg (50975 bytes)Carolyn Carle Ney, age 68 of Austin, passed away peacefully June 7, 2011. After a long struggle with Frontal Lobe Dementia, she slipped away quietly with dignity and grace, with her daughter, mother, sisters, niece and caregiver surrounding her with prayers and love. She was born May 21, 1943, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited June 12 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral Mass was June 13 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in D’Hanis. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

 

Pargas.jpg (58359 bytes)Maria Olivia Pargas of D’Hanis, age 82, passed away, June 29, 2011. She was born April 2, 1929, in D’Hanis. Funeral service was July 1 at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at San Francisco Cemetery, D’Hanis.





Dora Ramirez, age 71 of Devine, passed away June 1, 2011, at her residence. The Rosary was recited June 2 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Mass was celebrated June 3 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with interment in the Moore Catholic Cemetery.

Pete Riddle Jr., age 73 of Devine, passed away June 2, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral services were June 7 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in the Moore Memorial Cemetery.

Rummel.jpg (52294 bytes)John Orin Rummel, age 49 of San Antonio, passed away June 25, 2011. He was born April 30, 1962, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited June 28 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral service was June 29 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.




Saathoff.jpg (54735 bytes)Elein Emma Nietenhoefer Saathoff
passed away June 22, 2011, at the age of 91, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 26, 1919, in Quihi. Funeral service was June 27 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.




Vernon Ray Schuchart, age 87 of Cliff, passed away June 8, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in San Antonio. The funeral service was June 11 at Zion Lutheran Church in Helotes. Interment with military honors was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Helotes.

Anorberto Hernandez Tellez, age 83 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord June 23, 2011. The Rosary was recited June 26 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated June 27 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Leonard Cole Vaughan, age 85 of Lytle, passed away June 6, 2011, in San Antonio. Visitation was held Friday, June 10, from 8:30 a.m. until service time at the First Baptist Church of Lytle; no visitation at the funeral home prior to the service. Funeral services conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, at the First Baptist Church. Interment in Lytle Community Cemetery.

Harold_Weeber.jpg (53863 bytes)Harold Clemens Weeber
, age 92 of Hondo, passed away June 2, 2011. He was born July 31, 1918, in Seguin. Funeral service was June 6 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in Quihi, followed by interment at the Quihi Cemetery.

 

 

Weimers.jpg (42908 bytes)Olen W. Wiemers, age 84 of Hondo, passed away June 29, 2011. He was born Sept. 7, 1926, at the old “home place,” six miles south of town and just off the Hondo Creek. Funeral service with Masonic service was July 2 at New Fountain United Methodist Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 



July 2011

Boehme_Harvey.jpg (35715 bytes)Harvey Carl Boehme, age 91 of Rio Medina, passed away July 15, 2011, at home. He was born Mar. 22, 1920, in Rio Medina. Funeral service was July 18 at Zion Lutheran Church in Castroville. Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.





Mark_Carle.jpg (41283 bytes)Mark Carle, age 67, passed away July 23, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Feb. 21, 1944, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited Wednesday, July 27, at Porter Loring Mortuary North. The Funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday), July 28, at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church with Rev. Stuart Juleen officiating. Entombment is in Holy Cross Mausoleum.

 

Jose Manuel Zuniga Chavez, age 49 of Hondo, passed away July 31, 2011, in Bandera. Visitation was held Thursday, August 4 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral service and interment in Valle De Santiago, Mexico.

Ronnie_Cox.jpg (58348 bytes)Ronald I. “Ronnie” Cox, age 48 of Devine, Texas passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral services were August 1 at First Baptist Church in Devine. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

 


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Asuncion “Susie” Martinez De La Cruz
, age 92 of Atascosa, passed away July 23, 2011, in Castroville. She was born Aug. 13, 1918, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited July 26, and Mass of Resurrection was celebrated July 27, both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

Gavin.jpg (44453 bytes)Thelma Villanueva Gavin, born in 1931 in Hondo and died July 6, 2011, at home in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited July 12, and funeral service was July 13, both at Porter Loring Chapel. Interment was in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

 

Jackson_Hubert.jpg (81177 bytes)SFC Hubert William Jackson, (U.S. Army retired), age 72 of Hondo, passed away July 18, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Oct. 26, 1938, in Lawton, OK. Memorial service was July 23 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Services concluded at the funeral home.

 

 

 

Kim.jpg (89842 bytes)Willis Spears Kimmons, age 86 of Brownsville, passed away July 12, 2011, in Mission. At his request, no funeral was held, but rather a celebration and barbeque where many friends and family gathered to remember “Kim” and tell stories of how he impacted their lives. The Border Patrol extended family provided a “kitchen on wheels,” along with a cord of mesquite. The Border Patrol’s Honor Guard held a 21-gun salute with presentation of the United States Flag to his family, bagpipes intoned “Amazing Grace,” and finally, a lone bugler paid the last and greatest honor given to a fallen patriot by our country and his fellow servicemen by playing “Taps.” The following day, again at his request, the family and many friends boarded a “pirate” ship at Port Isabel and set sail into the Gulf of Mexico to spread his ashes. Upon the ship’s return to shore, a couple of dolphins arrived as escorts, and all felt Kim was also guiding them home. “

Juan_Lopez.jpg (64343 bytes)Juan H. Lopez, age 82 of San Antonio, passed away July 6, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Dec. 27, 1928, in Jerome, AZ. The Rosary was recited July 8 and Mass of Resurrection was celebrated July 9, both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery in La Coste.




Costancia Machado
, age 78 of Somerset, passed away July 26, 2011, in Lytle. The Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in the Chapel of Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Somerset. Interment in the San Patricio Cemetery, Somerset.

Aurelio Martinez Sr., age 87 of Lytle, passed away July 7, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited July 10 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated July 11 at St. Andrews Catholic Church. Interment was in Lytle Community Cemetery.

Jose C. Molina, age 83 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord July 5, 2011. Visitation was held July 7, from 5-8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary at Hondo Funeral Home. An 11 a.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, July 8, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

Claude Edgar Schott, age 82, died July 25, 2011, surrounded by family and friends in Seguin. He was born Sept. 8, 1928, in Devine. Visitation was held 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Hondo Funeral Home, followed by recitation of The Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in LaCoste at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery in Devine, following Mass.

Schott_Virginia.jpg (18804 bytes)Virginia Irene Wrasse Schott, age 83 of Dunlay, passed away July 24, 2011, in Hondo. She was born April 10, 1928, in Macdona. The Rosary was recited at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home July 27. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.



Lola Richey Scott, age 90 of Utopia, passed away July 14, 2011. She was born Sept. 17, 1920, in Detroit, MI. A memorial funeral service was held July 22 at Utopia Methodist Church with Pastor Chuck Crane officiating.

Sharon_Sherry.jpg (34787 bytes)Sharon Ann Sherry, age 59, died peacefully surrounded by her family and friends July 21, 2011, at home in Devine. She was born September 19, 1951, in San Antonio. A prayer service was offered July 25, and burial service was held July 26, both at Hondo Funeral Home. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Devine. A reception followed at St. John’s Parish Hall in Hondo.


Stanley Sturbaum, age 82, of D’Hanis/Hondo passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Arrangements are pending at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be published next week.

Thrasher_Ethan.jpg (90374 bytes)Ethan Wayne Thrasher, age 3, passed away July 21, 2011, at home in Converse. He was born June 11, 2008, in San Antonio. He is preceded in death by his twin brother, Seth Thrasher and great-grandfather, Richard Wayne Adams. Survivors include his loving parents, Timothy and Amanda Thrasher of Converse and brother, Owen Bryce Thrasher. Funeral service was July 25 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment was in Quihi Cemetery.

Gladys M. Tschirhart, age 89, passed away July 24, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born March 5, 1922, in LaCoste. Funeral service was August 1 at Sunset Funeral Home. Interment was at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio.


Barbra_Turner.jpg (43191 bytes)Barbara Dell Hickman Turner of Uvalde went to be with her Lord and Savior July 5, 2011. She was born Nov. 15, 1931. Funeral services were July 9 at the Church of Christ in Uvalde. Mr. King Burney officiated.Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery in Brady July 10.




Gene Compton Weaver, age 78 of Moore, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 in Pearsall. Graveside services were July 27 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Uvalde.

webster.jpg (63759 bytes)MSgt. Maurice Webster, long-time resident of Hondo, passed away July 14, 2011. Graveside service held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Friday, July 22, 10:45 a.m. with Military Honors.

 

 

 

Sandy_Whitaker.jpg (51568 bytes)Sandy Brown Whitaker, age 56 of Bigfoot, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2011, in Bigfoot. The funeral service was held Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Devine. Interment in Moore Memorial Cemetery.


Carrol Allen Wilson, age 80 of Midland, Texas and formerly of Devine, passed away July 21, 2011, in Big Springs. Funeral service was July 27 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.

Melvin Leon Wilson, age 79 of LaCoste, passed away July 13, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born December 24, 1932, in Estill County, KY. Service held Friday, July 22, at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery at 9:30 a.m.

 

 


August 2011

Ahr_Quintin_PrCd.jpg (99368 bytes)Quintin H. Ahr, age 86, of La Coste, passed away August 8, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born August 24, 1924, in La Coste. The Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home was open for visitation Thursday, Aug. 11, from 1-5:30 p.m. The Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, and the Mass of Resurrection was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery with military honors.


Boehle.jpg (77146 bytes)Merlin Fritz Boehle, a Quihi farmer/rancher, passed away Friday, August 12, 2011, at the age of 84. He was born Dec. 5, 1926. Funeral service was Aug. 16, at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was at Quihi Cemetery.





Cruz.jpg (16990 bytes)Francisco V. “Moyo” Cruz III, age 49 of Hondo, passed away August 31, 2011. he was born June 25, 1962, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited Sept. 2 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 3, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.



Decker_Brenda_obit.jpg (83955 bytes)Brenda June Krahn Decker, age 57 of Quihi, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2011, at her parent’s home in San Antonio, surrounded by her family, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born in San Antonio, July 2, 1954. Funeral Service was Saturday, Aug. 20, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment was in Quihi Cemetery. A reception after the burial was held at Braden Keller Community Center, Castroville.

DeLaCruz_Isidro.jpg (40696 bytes)Isidro M. “Sid” De La Cruz, age 69 of La Coste, passed away August 6, 2011, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born May 15, 1942, in Atascosa. The Rosary was recited Aug. 10, 2011 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment followed at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery with military honors.

 


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Delfina Esquibel,
age 74 of Devine, passed away, August 7, 2011, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited August 10 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 11, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in St, Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 

 


Faseler.jpg (73841 bytes)Viola G. Hornung Faseler,
age 85 of Yancey, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, in Hondo. She was born in Rosenberg May 3, 1926. Funeral service was held Aug. 18, at 10 a.m.,at Yancey United Methodist Church. Interment at Yancey Cemetery.





Mary Cortez Gallegos,
age 82 of Devine, passed away August 15, 2011, in Devine. Graveside service was Aug. 17 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

LTC Warren R. Golden, age 59 of Martinez, GA, entered into rest August 22, 2011, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Memorial services were conducted, with full military honors, at Good Shepard Chapel on Fort Gordon at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26. You may sign the online guestbook, www.curtisfuneralhome.com.


Molly Sue Griffin.jpg (493576 bytes)Molly Sue Griffin, age 67 of Devine, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at home. Funeral services were August 13 at First Baptist Church in Devine. Interment was in the Griffin Family Cemetery in Yancey.



Haby_Leslie.jpg (71605 bytes)Leslie Wayne Haby, age 53 of Rio Medina, passed away August 29, 2011, at home. He was born May 23, 1958, in Castroville. The Rosary was recited Thursday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery in Hondo.

 

 

Alice L. Helmick.jpg (20003 bytes)Alice L. Helmick, age 82 of San Antonio and a former resident of Devine, passed away August 24, 2011, in San Antonio. Graveside services were held Saturday, August 27, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Devine.

 

 

 

Hilshire.jpg (76657 bytes)Edward J. Hilsher Jr., age 86 of Hondo, passed away August 20, 2011. He was born October 9, 1924, in LaGrange. Funeral service was August 26 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment was at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.






Kirfman_Esther.jpg (76277 bytes)Esther Kirfman, age 59 of Castroville, passed away Aug. 25, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born Jan. 27, 1952, in Knoxville, IA. A memorial service to honor her life was held Saturday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. The funeral home was open prior to services at 1 p.m. Services concluded at the funeral home.



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Jerome Mitchell Koch,
age 68 of Knippa, passed away August 4, 2011. He was born June 2, 1943, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was Aug. 9 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, D’Hanis. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

 


An angel born in baby form has now joined God in heaven above. D’Artagnan James LaMontagne, born August 17, 2011, passed away August 28, 2011. He is survived by his parents, James and Bernadette LaMontagne of Hondo; his sister, Serenity Starr LaMontagne; grandparents, Pam LaMontagne of Lebanon, MO, and Joe and Roberta Ruiz of Hondo. The Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 1, at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 3 p.m. Friday, September 2, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Jesus Martinez Mares, age 66 of Bigfoot, passed away August 29, 2011, at home. The Rosary was recited Sept. 2 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated Sept. 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Devine. Services concluded at the Church.

Martinez_Pete.jpg (22160 bytes)Pedro B. “Pete” Martinez,
age 89 of Castroville, passed away August 26, 2011, at home. He was born February 17, 1922, in Castroville. The Rosary was recited at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home Aug. 30. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Aug. 31 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.




John Douglass McCasland
passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011. He was born February 27, 1922, in Sealy. Graveside services were August 15, at Lytle Community Cemetery.

Milward_Martina_C.jpg (208137 bytes)Martina Catherine Heck Milward, age 84 of Lytle, passed away August 29, 2011, at home. She was born on Feb. 11, 1927, in Nazareth, Castro County, TX. Visitation at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home was held Sunday, Sept. 4, 3-5:30 p.m. The Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, and Mass of Resurrection was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

Mrha.jpg (112373 bytes)Aline Koenig Gay Mrha, born August 11, 1931 in Ingleside, passed away August 7, 2011. The Rosary was recited Tuesday, August 9, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated Wednesday, August 10, at St. John Bosco in Natalia. Graveside service held Aug. 11, at 10 a.m. at Cleveland Memorial Park in Cleveland, TX.


 

Mueller_Herny_Skip.jpg (93018 bytes)Henry Edward “Skip” Mueller, age 73 of Castroville, passed away Aug. 8, 2011, at home. He was born August 20, 1937, in Castroville. Visitation at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home was held 2-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, with the family present from 5-8 p.m. The Rosary was recited at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, followed by the Mass of Resurrection at St. Louis Catholic Church. Entombment at St. Louis Catholic Garden Mausoleum with military honors.


Ontiveros.jpg (49225 bytes)Jesus Ontiveros, age 89 of Hondo, passed away August 2, 2011. He was born December 11, 1921, in Yancey. The Rosary was recited August 5 at the Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 6 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment was at Yancey Cemetery.

 


Padgett.jpg (132543 bytes)Carl Milton Padgett, age 59 of Houston, passed away Aug. 5, 2011, on his ranch in northwestern Medina Co. He was born in Hondo on Feb. 26, 1952. A memorial/visitation was held August 13 from 2-4 p.m. in the Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel, Hondo. A memorial service in Houston was held Aug. 14, at 3 p.m. at Memorial Drive Baptist Church, 325 N. Piney Point Rd.

 

Parisi_Lena_Obit.jpg (24470 bytes)Lena “Jackie” Parisi, age 88 of Natalia, passed away August 7, 2011, in Castroville. She was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Odessa. A memorial service to honor her life was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. The funeral home opened prior to services at 10 a.m. Services concluded at the funeral home.

 

 

Pedroza.jpg (15521 bytes)Preciliano Pedroza, age 77, of San Antonio, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. He was born January 5, 1934. The Rosary was recited Tuesday at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 17 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Yancey Cemetery.

 


Marjorie Ellinore Weir, age 94 of San Antonio, passed away August 25, 2011, in San Antonio. Visitation was held Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. with service at Divine Savior Lutheran Church in Devine. A graveside service was held at 1:30 p.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Kerrville.

MSGT Richard Ray Wilson, age 79 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord August 9, 2011. Ray was born January 22, 1932. Guinn-Horger Funeral Home

Joseph Martin Zinsmeyer of D’Hanis passed away August 31, 2011, at the age of 89. He was born in D’Hanis April 7, 1922. The Funeral Mass followed recitation of The Rosary Sept. 5 at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, D’Hanis.

 

 


September 2011

obit-acuna.jpg (51812 bytes)Natividad Acuña Jr., age 63 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Sept. 28, 2011. The Rosary was recited Oct. 2 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Oct. 2, 2011. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

 

 

 


Julia Aguinaga, age 84 of Devine, passed away Friday, September 23, 2011, in the home where she lived and was cared for by her nephew, Juan Villanueva and wife, Josie. The Rosary was recited Sept. 26 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home. Mass was celebrated Sept. 27 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Devine. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Pending for Natividad Acuña, Jr., age 63 of Hondo, at Hondo Funeral Home in Hondo

Aelvoet_Susan_obit.jpg (40745 bytes)Susan Bippert Aelvoet, age 53 of La Coste, passed away Sept. 17, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born March 13, 1958, at the Castroville . Funeral Service was Sept. 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in Castroville. Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.



Victoria_Benavides-HAH.jpg (63169 bytes)Victoria Benavides, age 90, of Hondo passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Born November 21, 1921, in Hondo. Funeral service was Sept. 17 at Iglesia del Nuevo Testamento. Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.



Benton_John_Michael.jpg (33910 bytes)John Michael Benton, age 47 of San Antonio, passed away Sept. 27, 2011. He was born June 17, 1964, in San Antonio. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Oct. 1 at St. Louis Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville.

 


Brawley_Diane_Obit.jpg (23143 bytes)Barbara “Diane” Bertram Brawley, age 63 of Dunlay, passed away September 10, 2011, in San Antonio. She was born June 12, 1948, in Kingsville. Funeral service was Sept. 14 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in Quihi Cemetery.




capps.jpg (248786 bytes)Wayne Lester Capps, age 87 of Devine, passed away Sept. 30, 2011, in San Antonio. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Devine, with interment to in Evergreen Cemetery.

 

 

 

juanita castillo.jpg (52722 bytes)Juanita O. Castillo, age 81 of Hondo, passed away in Tennessee September 19, 2011. She was born in D’Hanis December 20, 1929. The Rosary was recited Sept. 22 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 23 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.




GP_Chapman-HAH.jpg (34732 bytes)Gypson P. “Gip” Chapman, age 94, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. He was born Nov. 5, 1916, in Temple, OK. Graveside Masonic service was Sept. 19 at Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Section.

 

 

 

Charles T. Collins went to join his wife Dorothy, in the house of our Lord September 28, 2011, with his family at his bedside. He was born June 6, 1921, in Leon, OK. Funeral services were held in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel Oct. 4. Interment followed in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Eloiza “Chita” Cuellar,
age 56 of Devine, passed away September 3, 2011, at home. Visitation held Thursday, Sept. 8, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church from 2-9 p.m. with Divine Mercy Chaplet Rosary at 5 p.m. and Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with interment in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Chris Garcia, age 46 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord September 28, 2011. A prayer service was offered Sept. 30, and funeral service was Oct. 1, both at Hondo Funeral Home. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Luciano Garcia, age 44 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Sept. 14, 2011. The Rosary was recited Sept. 16 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Sept. 17, 2011. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Sept. 29, Petra Ramirez Garcia, age 92, of Hondo passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. She was born Aug 19, 1919, in Hondo. The Rosary was recited, followed by the Funeral Mass, Sept. 28, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

Walter L. “Bill” Garner, 88, of Belton died at his home Sept. 2, after a short illness. He was born May 11, 1923 in Belton. Services were Sept 5 at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton. Rev. Darren Walker officiated.

obit-Jesus_Gonzales.jpg (71368 bytes)Jesus Garza Gonzales of Hondo passed away Sept. 28, 2011, at the age of 66. The Rosary was recited Sept. 29 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Sept. 30. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

 


Groda_Billie_obit.jpg (101403 bytes)Billie Earl Groda, age 84 of Castroville, passed away September 26, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Albany, TX. Memorial service with military honors held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

 

Myrl Dean Pert Groesbeck, 81, passed away October 6, 2011. She was born in Blair, OK, Sept. 24, 1930; she lived in San Antonio since 1950. Funeral service was October 11 at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Interment was in Mission Burial Park South.

Helvey.jpg (40148 bytes)Douglas Dee “Bones” Helvey, age 55 of Devine, formerly of Hondo, died as the result of an automobile accident September 13, 2011. He was born March 6, 1956, in Nixon. Funeral service was Sept. 16 at the Church of Christ in Hondo. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

Mary Sue Howard, age 87 of Kingsbury, passed away September 24, 2011. She was born April 5, 1924. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 28 at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Tom Jones officiating and under the auspices of the Seguin Chapter 555 Order of the Eastern Star. Interment was in the Kingsbury Cemetery.

Richard F. Jones, age 53 of Sealy, passed on to be with our Lord September 7, 2011. The Rosary was recited, followed by the celebration of the Funeral Mass, September 10 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hondo. Interment was in Sabinal Cemetery.

Sherry Lillian Lutz, age 60 of Killeen, passed away Sept. 6, 2011, at a Temple nursing home after a courageous battle with gastric cancer. She was born May 11, 1951, in Eau Claire, WI. Funeral services were Sept. 10 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Cecil Bowles officiated. Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery, Youngsport. Words of comfort may be shared at www.crawfordbowersfuneralhome.com.

mcculloch.jpg (150911 bytes)Travis Joseph McCulloch, age 69 of Lakehills, and formerly of Moore, passed away September 30, 2011, at home. Funeral service was October 5 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Moore Memorial Cemetery.


Moulton2.jpg (72790 bytes)Heber Kimball Moulton, age 32 of Honolulu, HI, formerly of Hondo, passed away September 3, 2011. He was born Sept. 19, 1978, in Hinsdale, IL. A service was held Sept. 9 in Hawaii. Funeral service was Sept. 12 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) in Hondo. Interment followed at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.


Perez.jpg (38110 bytes)Roberto B. Perez, age 79 of Hondo, passed away Sept. 6, 2011. He was born August 12, 1932, in Hondo. Funeral service was Sept. 10 at First Mexican Baptist Church. Interment with military honors was at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.





 

Infant Malia Delia Ruiz was delivered to Jesus September 10, 2011. She is survived by her parents, JoAnne Cortez and Rene Ruiz Sr.; brothers and sisters, Rene Jr., Rickie, Jianali and Joe Ruiz; Marivelle Cortez. Funeral service was Sept. 16 at Guinn-Horger Chapel. Interment was in San Francisco Cemetery in D’Hanis.

Alonzo “Lon” H. Rushing Jr., age 90 of Sabinal, passed away September 20, 2011, in Uvalde. He was born October 16, 1920, in Agua Dulce, TX. Funeral services were September 23 at the First Baptist Church in Sabinal.

Sanders_Calvin.jpg (73432 bytes)Calvin Moher Sanders, age 79 of Dunlay, joined his daughter, “DiDi” Diana Jo Norman Sanders and grandchildren, Trevor Joseph Elliott and Angelique Danette Riou in heaven Sept. 27, 2011. He was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Fredericksburg. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Oct. 1 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.

 

 

Tobar.jpg (48126 bytes)Theodora Sanchez Tobar, age 80 of Yancey, passed away September 7, 2011. She was born April 1, 1931, in Yancey. Funeral Mass was Sept. 13 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment was at the Yancey Cemetery.

 

 

 


October 2011

Simon Alfaro, age 77 of Natalia.
Passed away October 20, 2011, in San Antonio.
Rosary October 23 in the Chapel of Hurley Funeral Home.
Mass October 24 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia.
Interment: St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.


Dorothy Jean Sanford Angermiller, age 84 of Hondo
Passed away October 16, 2011, in San Antonio.
She was born October 26, 1926.
Funeral Service: Oct. 29 at First United Methodist Church in Hondo.
Interment: Sabinal Cemetery.

Virginia Arnold.jpg (121749 bytes)Few shine so bright before they become stars to wish upon. Virginia Conring Arnold, age 79 of D’Hanis, left in flight for the heavens Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. She was born in San Antonio on Sept. 26, 1932. The Rosary was recited October 16 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 17 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, D’Hanis. Interment was in San Fernando Cemetery #2 in San Antonio.

 



Becerra_Carlos.jpg (24476 bytes)Carlos Becerra, age 64 of La Coste.
Passed away Oct. 17, 2011, at home.
Born Nov. 4, 1946, in Bexar County.
Memorial Mass, Friday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.

 

 

Peggy_Clark_HAH.jpg (176235 bytes)Peggy Sue Martin Clark, age 52 of Uvalde, lost her 10-year battle with cancer Monday, October 17, 2011. She was born June 6, 1959, in Hondo. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel, with Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hondo. Interment at Yancey Cemetery.


 

coons.jpg (17490 bytes)Mary Ellen Coons, age 86, of rural Medina County.
Passed away Oct. 17, 2011, peacefully, at home.
Born Feb. 22, 1925, in Melrose Township, IL.
Private memorial service.




Charles Michael Cullins Sr. of Utopia passed away October 28, 2011, in Utopia.
He was born on May 28, 1946, in Sabinal.
Graveside services : Nov. 1 at Sabinal Cemetery.

Davis_Dallas.jpg (265725 bytes)Dallas Leroy “Lee” Davis, age 74 of Castroville, passed away Oct. 3, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born June 6, 1937, in Cotter, AR. Family and friends held a private memorial service at a later date.

 




dodson.jpg (266823 bytes)Linda Josephine Walker Dodson, age 52 of Ivanhoe, TX.
Passed away October 25, 2011, in Plano.
She was born August 3, 1959 in Grand Prairie, TX.
Funeral services: October 28 at the funeral home’s chapel in Bonham, with Bro. Lenard Dossey officiating.
Interment: Fairview Cemetery.


Ernesto Cadena Flores, age 57 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Oct. 5, 2011. The Rosary was recited Oct.10 at Hondo Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Oct. 11. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Felix Flores Jr., age 43 of Hondo.
Passed on Oct. 15, 2011.
Prayer service Oct. 21 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral service at Igelisa Nuevo Testamento Oct. 22.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery.

KarenGibson.jpg (404561 bytes)Karen K. Gibson, age 64 of Devine, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at home. Her wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service was held Saturday, October 22, at 10 a.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine.





Bohl.jpg (70912 bytes)Margie Kathryn Bohl Irwin was born January 22, 1932, in Devine.
Passed away Oct. 30, 2011, in San Antonio.
She was born and raised on the family farm east of Devine.
Visitation: Friday, Nov. 4, from 5-7 p.m., followed by the recitation of the Rosary at Porter Loring Chapel.
Mass: Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 202 West Kronkosky St. in Boerne.
Interment: St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Devine, 1 p.m., with reception immediately after at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church parish hall, 108 South Washington Drive, Devine.



Kennedy_Gloria_PrCd.jpg (19987 bytes)Gloria Elizabeth Lux Kennedy,
age 83, passed away Oct. 25, 2011, at her home in Castroville.
She was born May 20, 1928, in San Antonio.
Memorial service was Oct. 29 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Services concluded at the funeral home.



Kirk_Robert.jpg (61298 bytes)Robert Lee Kirk, age 88 of Castroville and formerly of San Diego, CA, passed away Oct. 6, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Osawatomie, KS. Memorial service was Oct. 8 in the chapel of Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.

 




Eugene A. Livar Jr., age 63 of Hondo.
Passed away Oct. 24, 2011.
Memorial service held at a later date.


Lopez_Jonathan.jpg (144447 bytes)Jonathan Jesse Lopez, age 21 of San Antonio, passed away Oct. 8, 2011. He was born Feb. 14, 1990, in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited Oct. 12 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection held Thursday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m., at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.

 

 

Maples_Irma_Obit.jpg (74368 bytes)Irma Burger Maples, age 85, of Conroe and formerly of Castroville, passed away Oct. 17, 2011, in Conroe. She was born Apr. 27, 1926, in the Bader Settlement in Medina County. Visitation was on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 3-7 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home, with a Rosary at 4:30 p.m. Mass of Resurrection celebrated Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was held Monday, Oct. 24, at 9 a.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. The Funeral Procession to Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery departed the funeral home at 7:50 a.m.

 

marcelli.jpg (25421 bytes)Ralph J. Marcelli of Mashpee, MA, formerly of Hondo, passed away Oct. 19, 2011.
Born in Southbridge, MA.
Mass Oct. 25 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.






Sara Lee Flint Meyer, age 72 of DeSoto and formerly of Hondo, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family October 31, 2011.
Graveside service: Thursday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. at Pine Crest Cemetery, Atlanta, TX.

evelynnixon.jpg (7797 bytes)Evelyn Lou Nixon, age 81 of Devine.
Passed away October 24, 2011.
Funeral service 9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 27, at the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Devine.
Graveside service at Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.



Marion Arthur Rhome
, age 80 of Hondo.
Passed away Thursday, October 20, 2011.
Born March 22, 1931, in Point Marion, PA.
Memorial service: 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hondo.

obit-mildred_richter.jpg (62933 bytes)Mildred Jane Rehfeld Richter, age 71, passed away October 22, 2011, after a battle with breast cancer.
She was born February 24, 1940, in Floresville.
Funeral services: October 27 at Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville, with Dennis Parnell officiating.
Interment: Floresville City Cemetery.


Sciolino_Anthony.jpg (68283 bytes)Anthony Salvador Sciolino, age 74 of Castroville, passed away Oct. 8, 2011, in San Antonio. He was born Feb. 23, 1937, in Buffalo, NY. Funeral service was held Oct. 14 at the Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Castroville Community Cemetery.

 

 


Tarrillion,_Paul.jpg (175794 bytes)Paul William Tarrillion passed away Oct. 14, 2011. He was born Feb. 22, 1917 in San Antonio. The Rosary was recited October 16 at Roy Akers Funeral Chapels. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated October 17 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Society Cemetery.

 

 


Jonathan_Zavala.jpg (39339 bytes)Jonathan Edward Zavala, age 31 of Hondo, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Mar. 31, 1980, in San Antonio. Funeral service was held Saturday at Life Changing Worship Center, Hondo. Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

 


November 2011


Ahr_Wayne_Obit.jpg (24987 bytes)Texas A&M University Professor Dr. Wayne M. Ahr, passed away at his home November 3, 2011, two years after being diagnosed with cancer.
Born December 11, 1938, in San Antonio.
Viewing: Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville, Sunday, Nov. 13, from 4-8 p.m.
Family present 6 and 8 p.m. for visitation.
Funeral services: Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste, Monday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m.
Interment: Lytle Masonic Cemetery.
Celebration of his life and work : Lobby of the Michael T. Halbouty College of Geosciences Dec. 7 at 11 a.m.

Barth.jpg (66985 bytes)Emil George Barth Jr. passed away November 28, 2011.
He was born January 8, 1935.
Rosary: recited at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Biggers Funeral Home in Lake Worth.
Mass of Christian Burial: celebrated Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Azle.





Brieden_Billy.jpg (85076 bytes)William “Billy” Joseph Brieden
passed away Sunday, November 27, 2011.
He was born October 21, 1942, in Castroville.
The Rosary was recited Nov. 30 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment with military honors at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

Burrell_Margaret_Obit.jpg (57134 bytes)Margaret L. Persyn Burrell, age 86 of San Antonio, passed away Nov. 25, 2011.
She was born Sept. 29, 1925, in San Antonio.
The Rosaray was recited Nov. 27, at the funeral home.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Nov. 28 at St. John Berchman Catholic Church, San Antonio. Interment was in San Fernando II Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio.

 

Otto H. Clary of Sabinal passed away November 11, 2011, in Hondo, at the age of 80.
He was born September 15, 1931, in Sabinal.
Funeral: Nov. 14 at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Sabinal.
Burial: Sabinal Cemetery, with Rev. Leighanne Brechin officiating.

contreras.jpg (15416 bytes)Edwardo Contreras, age 96 of Hondo, passed away at home November 10, 2011.
He was born March 15, 1915, in Hondo.
Funeral: Nov. 14 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

Anita Crenwelge of Fredericksburg passed away November 8, at the age of 97.
Funeral services: Friday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m., Beckmann Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment: Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation: Thursday evening, 5 to 8 p.m., at Beckmann Funeral Home, Lytle.

Cuellar_Joe.jpg (22763 bytes)Jose “Joe” V. Cuellar, age 86 of Castroville, passed away Nov. 17, 2011.
He was born July 18, 1925, in Castroville.
The Rosary was recited Nov. 20 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Nov. 21 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 


Fasano.jpg (136856 bytes)Bette Zane Zinsmeyer Fasano, age 57, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at her home in Weslaco.
She was born in Hondo and grew up in D’Hanis.
Visitation: Saturday, Nov. 5, 9-9:40 a.m.
Rosary at 9:45, followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. , all at Holy Cross Catholic Church, in D’Hanis.
Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

Giordano.jpg (35702 bytes)Anthony Sebastian Giordano Jr., age 45 of San Antonio and formerly of Hondo, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.
He was Born Nov. 11, 1966, in New Castle, PA.
Rosary: Sunday Dec. 4 at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral Mass: Dec. 5 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.


Kathryn Graham, age 57, of D’Hanis lost her battle with cancer Friday, Nov. 4, 2011.
She was born Sept. 9, 1954, in New York, NY.
A private commemoration of her life held at a future date.



guinn.jpg (152054 bytes)Margaret Jeannine Ramsey Guinn, age 82 of Hondo, passed away Nov. 13, 2011, in Hondo.
She was born October 1, 1929, in Young County, TX.
Visitation: Friday, Nov. 18, 5 to 8 p.m., Guinn-Horger Funeral Home, Hondo.
Funeral servic: Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. , Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.




Floyd Foster Halliburton Jr., age 63 of Devine, passed away November 6, 2011, at home.
Funeral service: Nov. 9, Chapel of Hurley Funeral Home.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery.

Hasler.jpg (16111 bytes)Anna Jean Hasler passed away November 16, 2011, at the age of 70 following a lengthy illness.
The Funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 19 at Southside Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Hermann Sons Cemetery in McDonna.

 

 

Minnie S. Hoover, age 93 of Devine, passed away November 10, 2011, in San Antonio.
Funeral service: November 14 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery.


Jeffers,_Lynn_-_Photo.jpg (37364 bytes)Lynn Elbert Jeffers, age 72 of Castroville, passed away Nov. 22, 2011, in San Antonio.
He was born Nov. 29, 1938, in Medina.
Funeral services were held Nov. 25 at Grimes Funeral Chapel.
Pastor Jason Carlettini officiated.
Interment was in Tarpley Cemetery.





Rogelio F. Lopez Sr., age 71 of Hondo, passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in San Antonio.
Born May 20, 1940, in Mexico.
Funeral service: Nov. 8 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Martinez.jpg (51664 bytes)San Juanita Dominguez Martinez, age 93 of Hondo, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
She was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Hondo.
Rosary recited: Friday, December 2.
Funeral service: Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment: Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.



Billy Austin Morris, age 84 of San Antonio and formerly of Moore, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Devine.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home.
Interment: Moore Memorial Cemetery.

Dennis Glen Moore, age 67 of Utopia, passed away November 25, 2011.
He was born October 20, 1944.
Memorial service : Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Vanderpool Tabernacle.

Myron Haas Newman, age 80 of Houston, passed away Nov. 30, 2011.
He was born July 27, 1931, in San Antonio.
A graveside service was held Dec. 2 at Mission Burial Park North.

Olivan_Jose_H.jpg (81483 bytes)Jose H. Olivan Jr., age 86 of La Coste, passed away Nov. 18, 2011, at home.
He was born Oct. 14, 1925, in San Saba.
The Rosary was recited Nov. 22, and the Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Nov. 23.
Both at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

Paul Robert Overley, age 95 of La Coste, passed away Nov. 27, 2011, at home.
He was born December 16, 1915, in Covington, KY.
Memorial service : Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville.
Funeral home open at 2 p.m. for gathering and visitation prior to the service.
Services concluded at the funeral home.

John Henry Phillips, age 76 of San Antonio passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.
He was born July 18, 1935, in Weymouth, MA.
Graveside memorial service: 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18, at St. Louis Cemetery, Castroville.

Ignacio “Nacho” Pimentel, 74, went to be with the Lord Nov. 4, 2011.
He was born Feb.1, 1937 in La Coste.
Rosary: Nov. 6 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass: Nov. 7 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hondo.
Interment: St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Hondo.


Rodriquez_Ernestina.jpg (89853 bytes)Ernestina C. Rodriguez, age 67 of Castroville.
Passed away Nov. 1, 2011, at home.
She was born March 3, 1944, in Mexico.
Visitation: Thursday, Nov. 3, from 12 noon to 5:30 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection: Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville.





Leona “Lee” Rothe, born December 9, l909 in Columbia, SC.
Died at age 101 on 0ctober 22, 2011, at home in Bryan.
Rosary: October 25 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home, Bryan.
Mass of Christian Burial: October 26 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan.
Entombment: Msgr. Gleissner Mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemeter, Bryan.


J. M. “Jack” Rushing was born October 8, 1920, in Sabinal.
He went to be with his Lord November 6, 2011.
Graveside service: November 8 at the Rio Frio Cemetery with Pastor Jim O’Dell officiating.

skindzier.jpg (116071 bytes)With great sadness, the family of Sylvia Joyce Garcia Skindzier announces her passing on Sunday, November 13, 2011, at the age of 66 at her home in Hondo.
Born: November 2, 1945, in Corpus Christi.
Celebration of Sylvia’s life: Saturday, November 19, at 11 a.m., at First United Methodist Church, Hondo.

 

 

Smith.jpg (45942 bytes)Cathryn “Cay” Campbell Smith was born April 22, 1923, in San Antonio.
She passed away Nov. 18, 2011, in D’Hanis, surrounded by friends and family.
Memorial service Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in San Antonio.

 





Graham_Smoot_H.jpg (1091390 bytes)Graham Smoot of D’Hanis passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011, at the age of 75.
He was born Jan. 23, 1936, in Comanche.
Memorial service: held at a later date.



Sury_Sarah_Original.jpg (35361 bytes)Sarah Beryl Sury, age 88 of Air Force Village II, San Antonio, passed away Nov. 4, 2011.
Born Feb. 9, 1923, in Teague.
Mass of Resurrection: Friday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m., High Flight Chapel at Air Force Village II in San Antonio.
Interment: Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11:30 a.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.


Paula Sue Webster, age 52, formerly of Hondo, passed away Nov. 18, 2011, in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
She was born Nov. 10, 1959, in Puerto Rico.
Graveside memorial service 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

December 2011


Anderson_Betty.jpg (63503 bytes)Betty Vern Allen Anderson, age 75 of Castroville, raised in Borger, TX, and a long time resident of Burleson, passed away Dec. 29, 2011.
She was born Oct. 31, 1936, in Hollis, OK.
Funeral service was Dec. 31 at the Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Graveside service was Jan. 2 at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Borger.

 

 

marvinashley.jpg (61319 bytes)Marvin Edward Ashley, age 79, passed away December 25, 2011, at home in Gonzales.
He was born on May 8, 1932, in San Antonio.
Funeral service was Dec. 28 at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon, with the Rev. Chris Irving officiating. Interment was in Nixon Cemetery.

 

 

DB_picture.jpg (61670 bytes)Doloris Blackmon, age 78 of Natalia, passed away December 17, 2011, in San Antonio.
Funeral services conducted December 21 at First Baptist Church of Devine.
Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.


Eugene C. Brown Sr., age 61 of Devine, passed away December 25.
Funeral service was Dec. 28 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home.
Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Lois Renee Lambert Clewell, age 53 of Hondo passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.
She was born Nov. 30, 1958, in Corpus Christi.
Memorial service was Dec. 19 at Cowboy Church in God’s Country in Hondo.

Modesto O. Delgado, age 77 of Devine, passed away December 25, 2011, in San Antonio.
Funeral service was Dec. 28 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Blackcreek Cemetery.

Echtle_Margaret_Jungman.jpg (28230 bytes)Margaret Mary Jungman Echtle, age 75 of La Coste, went to Heaven December 9, 2011.
She was born Nov. 21, 1936, in La Coste.
Rosary was recited at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home Dec. 11.
Mass of Resurrection was offered Dec. 12 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.




florentino_garcia_sr.jpg (31889 bytes)Florentino L. Garcia Sr. went with the Lord Dec. 1, 2011.
He was 77 years old when he passed away in San Antonio.
He was born Feb. 20, 1934, in Edroy.
The Rosary was recited Dec. 4, at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 5 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hondo.
Interment was in Yancey Cemetery.

Elena Garza, age 79 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Dec. 9, 2011.
Funeral service was Dec. 11 at Hondo Funeral Home. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

lorigibb.jpg (47620 bytes)Lori Ann Ward Gibb of Uvalde and formerly of Hondo, was called home to be with our dear Lord December 30, 2011, after battling lung cancer.
She was born October 24, 1962, in Fontana, CA.
Celebration of her life held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at New Fountain United Methodist Church’s Fountain of Life Center, 2980 FM 2676, Hondo.

JOSEHILBURN.jpg (40016 bytes)Jose C. Hilburn, age 51 of Arlington and formerly of Devine, passed away December 25, 2011, in Dallas.
Visitation Thursday, Dec. 29, at Hurley Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Interment in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.


Virginia Dale Grumbles Jetton passed away December 31, 2011.
She was born December 29, 1928 in San Antonio.
Graveside services were Jan. 4, in Longview Cemetery in Bigfoot.

Mary_Ann_King_H.jpg (42418 bytes)Mary Ann Tovar King, age 45 of San Antonio, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, after battling cancer.
She was born Aug. 31, 1966, in San Antonio.
Rosary recited at 9:45 a.m., followed by Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Interment at San Francisco Cemetery, D’Hanis.


LOPEZ.jpg (98346 bytes)Trinidad Alcorta “T.A.” Lopez, age 89 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord December 21, 2011.
He was born in Sabinal.
Rosary recited Dec. 22 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Dec. 23.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery with military honors.


Annie Mae Mann, age 81 of Bigfoot, passed away December 7, 2011, in Pearsall.
Funeral service was Dec. 10 in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home.
Interment was in Star Cemetery, Frio Co.

Gerald Raymond Mann, age 67 of Converse, passed away December 19, 2011.
He was Born Dec. 8, 1944, in Castroville.
Rosary was recited Dec. 23, followed by the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Entombment was at Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Mausoleum.


Milecky_Barney.jpg (66099 bytes)Barney Milecky, age 52 of La Coste, passed away Dec. 17, 2011, in San Antonio.
He was born Sept. 27, 1959, in Castroville.
The Rosary was recited Dec. 20 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Dec. 21 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.




Kathryn Marie Miller, age 60 of Wylie, passed away December 25, 2011, in Richardson.
She was born May 19, 1951, in Houston.
Services were held in the Allen Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 10 a.m. with Rev. James Rasbeary officiating.
Graveside service was Dec. 29 at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Lawrence James Montgomery, age 67, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011, in LaVernia.
Memorial service was held in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel January 6.
Services concluded there.


Nelson_Clifton.jpg (16479 bytes)Charles Clifton Nelson
, age 85 of Castroville, passed away December 23, 2011, in San Antonio.
He was born Dec. 22, 1926, in Gillette.
Memorial Service at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home held Dec. 26.
Services concluded at the Funeral Home.

 



Charles Houston Phillips Jr., known s “Charley” or “Phil”, died December 28, 2011.
He began his journey on earth, born on a pool table February 10, 1936, on a cold winter’s morning.
Memorial service was Dec. 31 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment at later date at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

rodriguez.jpg (20873 bytes)Kelsey Rodriguez, age 20 of Austin, passed away January 1, 2012.
She was born June 4, 1991.
The Rosary was recited Jan. 4 at Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Funeral Home in Austin.
Funeral Mass celebrated Thursday, January 5, at 10 a.m. at San Jose Catholic Church, 2435 Oak Crest.
Burial at Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

 

Thomasa Isabel Rodriguez, age 71 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord December 16, 2011.
Rosary was recited Dec. 19 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Dec. 20, 2011.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Schneider_Carolyn.jpg (17997 bytes)Carolyn Ann Geiger Schneider, age 72 of Atascosa, passed away Dec. 29, 2011, in San Antonio.
She was born May 23, 1939, in San Antonio.
The Rosary was recited Jan. 1, and Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Jan. 2, both at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Macdona.
Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.

 

Robert A. Simon, age 52 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord Dec. 7, 2011.
Rosary was recited Dec. 11 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Dec. 12.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Irma Linda Galindo Torres, age 72 of Castroville, went to heaven Dec. 13, 2011.
She was born July 18, 1939, in Sheffield.
The Rosary was recited Dec. 18 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was offered Dec. 19 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


 


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