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Obituaries - 2014



January 2014

Enrique J. “Henry” Alvarado, age 58 of Sabinal, passed away January 13, 2014, in San Antonio.
He was born June 26, 1955, in Uvalde.
The Rosary was recited January 16 and 17 at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Funeral service was Jan. 18 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Interment was in Sabinal Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITMaria Alvarez.JPG (45913 bytes)Maria “Marika” Vela Alvarez, age 79 of Hondo, went home to be with our Heavenly Father January 26, 2014.
She was Born in Hondo, October 17, 1934.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

 

Ramiro R. Barrientes, age 71 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord January 14, 2014.
The Rosary was recited Jan. 17 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 18 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

OBITMarilynn Brucks.jpg (285857 bytes)Marilynn Kay Biediger Brucks, age 71 of Hondo, passed away January 28, 2014.
She was Born May 6, 1942, in Castroville.
The Rosary was recited Jan. 30 at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral Mass was Jan. 31 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

 

OBITCarmen Calkins.jpeg (75507 bytes)Carmen Gonzalez Calkins, age 58 of Hondo, passed away January 4, 2014.
She was born in El Paso, July 16, 1955.
Funeral service was Jan. 6 at First United Methodist Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

Riley D. Center, age 82 of Devine, passed away January 7, 2014, in Devine.
He was born March 4, 1931, in Enon, AR.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, both in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel, followed by interment at Sunset Memorial Park, 1701 Austin Hwy., San Antonio at 2:30 p.m.

OBITGladys Clark.JPG (126077 bytes)Gladys Evelyn Clark went home to be with her Lord January 28, 2014, at the age of 93.
She was born July 27, 1920 in Bandera.
Visitation Thur., Jan. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W. Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton.
Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Fri., Jan. 31, at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment at Rutledge Cemetery, in Poteet.

 

 

OBITBGDavis.jpg (33252 bytes)Beatrice Garcia Davis, age 60, passed away January 7, 2014.
She was born July 8, 1953, in Hondo.
Funeral service was Jan. 11 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Pastors Hadley Stuart and Alfonso Vargas officiated.
A memorial service will be held at a future date.





OBITDeCock_Irene.jpg (201097 bytes)Irene Julianna Aelvoet DeCock went to be with her Lord January19, 2014.
She was born October 28, 1924, in San Antonio.
Visitation 2-5:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 23, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection celebrated at 7 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 23.
Rosary recited at 10 a.m. Fri., Jan. 24, both at St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville.
Entombment at St. Louis Catholic Garden Mausoleum.

 


Helen D. Bohmfalk Eaddy, age of 95 of New Braunfels, passed away January 26, 2014.
She was born December 6, 1918, in Yancey.
Visitation Thur., Jan. 30, from 5 to 9 p.m., at Schertz Funeral Home.
Funeral service Fri., Jan. 31, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Schertz, 600 Aero Ave., 78154.
Interment in Yancey Cemetery at 2 p.m.

ObitDeLaFuente_Dolores.jpeg (70003 bytes)Dolores Ybarra De La Fuente went to be with her Lord January 6, 2014, four days after reaching her 70th birthday.
She was born January 2, 1944, in Castroville.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Jan. 8.
Rosary recited at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, both at St. Louis Catholic Church. Interment will follow the Rosary at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

Reynaldo Garza, age 81 of Natalia, passed away January 31, 2014, in San Antonio.
A prayer service was held Feb. 2 and funeral service was Feb. 3, both at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

OBITGUAJARDO_Andrew.jpg (106300 bytes)Andrew Guajardo, age 24 of La Coste, went to be with his Lord January 1, 2014, in San Antonio.
He was born July 10, 1989, in Hondo.
Funeral service to celebrate his life was Jan. 5 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery in La Coste.


 

OBITHERNANDEZ, Jacob.jpg (40990 bytes)Jacob Hernandez, age 60 of Hondo, was received into Heaven by his Lord and Savior January 22, 2014.
He was born May 10, 1953, in San Antonio.
Visitation 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 30, at Porter Loring Chapel on McCullough, with recitation of The Rosary at 7 p.m.
Visitiation was held Wed., Jan. 29 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hondo from 11 a.m .to 1 p.m.
Funeral Mass 9 a.m. Fri. Jan. 31, at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2127 S. Zarzamora.
Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 10:45 a.m.


OBITDon Keller pic.jpeg (21099 bytes)Don Stuart Keller
, age 78 of Bigfoot, passed away January 27, 2014 in Pearsall.
Visitation Thur., Jan. 30, at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel, 5-9 p.m.
Graveside service 10 a.m. Fri., Jan. 31, at Brumett Cemetery, Bigfoot.

 

 

OBITKlaegercarolyn.jpg (317903 bytes)Carolyn Marie Klaeger, age 81 of Marble Falls, passed away January 17, 2014.
She was born August 5, 1932.
At her request, a private memorial will be held.
Online guest book tributes may be made at www.dignitymemorial.com/clements-wilcox-funeral-home-marble.

 

OBITRonnie KochH.jpg (75838 bytes)Ronald James “Ronnie” Koch, age 56 of D’Hanis, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014.
He was born March 10, 1957, in Hondo.
The Rosary followed by the Funeral Mass were held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hondo.
Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in D’Hanis.


 

OBITKRUCKNER_Paul_Sr.jpg (145225 bytes)Paul Kruckner Sr., age 64 of Yellville, AR, and formerly of Pioneer Estates, Castroville/LaCoste, died January 5, 2014, at Mountain Home, AR.
He was born June 28, 1949, in Atco, NJ.
Celebration of Life held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Hillside Chapel, 1602 Alsace Ave., Castroville.






OBITKeith MartinH.jpeg (25562 bytes) Keith Jason Martin
, age 35 of Hondo, passed away January 2, 2014.
He was Born May 13, 1978, in Stuttgart, Germany.
Visitation Jan. 9, 7 to 8 p.m., at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Rosary recited Friday, Jan. 10, at 1:45 p.m., followed by the Funeral Mass at 2 p.m., both at Holy Cross Catholic Church, D’Hanis.
Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

 

OBITEddie Muniz.jpg (73728 bytes)Edward A. “Eddie” Muñiz, age 84 of Hondo, passed away January 10, 2014.
He was born Nov. 30, 1930, in D’Hanis.
The Rosary was recited Jan. 13, at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral service was Tuesday, Jan. 14, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.


Gladys Pertie Emerson Murphy, beloved mother, mother-in-law, “Giemaw,” and aunt, went to be with the Lord January 3, 2014, at the age of 97.
She was born April 8, 1916, in Sabinal.
Funeral service was Jan.10 at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South, followed by graveside service at Sabinal Cemetery.

 

Estelle Romell Cunningham Nester, age 92 of D’Hanis and formerly of Dunlay, went to be with her Lord January 25, 2014.
She was born October 21, 1921, in Placid.
Funeral service was Jan. 29, at First Baptist Church, Hondo.
Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery Annex, D’Hanis.

 



OBITFrank Perkins.jpg (18120 bytes)Frank Hudson Perkins, Jr.,
age 70 of Hondo, passed away at home on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.
He was born June 21, 1943, in Poteet.
Funeral service was at Jan. 27, at the Church of Christ in Hondo.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 


OBITRussell Rowell.jpg (62132 bytes)Russell R. “Bob” Rowell passed away January 17, 2014, with his family by his side.
He was born August 13, 1942, in San Antonio.
The funeral service was officiated by Pastor Joe Walts at Schertz Funeral Home Jan. 22.
Graveside service at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section, was officiated by Rev. Mel Hazlewood of New Fountain United Methodist Church.
Friends may sign the electronic guestbook at www.schertzfuneralhome.com.

 


OBITCuca SaucedoH.jpg (179023 bytes)Refugia “Cuca” Hernandez Saucedo, age 85 of Hondo, passed away January 30, 2014.
She was Born in Hondo, August 18, 1925.
The Rosary was recited Feb. 3, at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral service was Feb. 4 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

Col. Ronald G. Shaw went to be with the Lord January 4, 2014.
He was born in Annapolis, MD, March 7, 1930.
Funeral service was Jan. 13, 2014 at Porter Loring Mortuary.
Burial with full military honors was at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.


Cristobal Sepulveda, age 74 of Devine, passed away January 7, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation 2-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITTHEIS.jpg (221733 bytes)Norman Theis, age 89, passed away January 18, 2014.
Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway, San Antonio, 78218.
Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Sunset Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at www.sunsetfuneralhomesa.com.

 

 

 

OBITWEBER_Rodney.jpeg (20216 bytes)Rodney M. Weber, age 66 of Castroville, went to be with his Lord January 1, 2014, in San Antonio.
He was born June 10, 1947 in San Diego, CA.
Memorial service to celebrate his life at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Medina Valley United Methodist Church in Castroville.
Services will conclude at the church, followed by a luncheon in the church’s Fellowship Hall for friends and family attending.

 


OBITRDoyle WeberN.jpg (135918 bytes)Roland Doyle Weber
went to be with our Lord January 1, 2014, at the age of 86.
He was born in Hondo Jan. 4, 1927.
Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 4 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with Fr. Gerardo Menchaca officiating.
Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Section.

 

 


February 2014

OBITKathy Adlong.jpg (14752 bytes)Katherine Ann “Kathy” Svoboda Adlong....went home to be with her Lord February 4, 2014.
She was born September 2, 1945, in Houston.
Celebration of Her Life 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb.15, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Quihi.





OBITALVIZO_Jimmy.jpg (321645 bytes)Jimmy Alvizo
, age 51 of Castroville, passed away February 1, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born December 16, 1962, in Clinton, OK.
The Holy Rosary was recited Feb. 5.
Mass of Resurrection celebrated today Thur., Feb. 6, at 10:30 a.m., both at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Services conclude at the church.

 

Carolina “Carol” Alvarado Benavides, age 63 of D’Hanis, passed away February 17, 2014.
She was born in Hondo, July 10, 1950.
Visitation Thur., 5-8 p.m., at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass celebrated Fri. Feb. 21, 10 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

James Harold Brown Jr., age 81 of Natalia, passed away February 6, 2014, in Natalia.
Memorial service was March 1 at First United Methodist Church in Lytle.
Services concluded at the church.

Barbara Rae “Bobbie” Sadler Bogert, age 75 of Somerset, went to be with the Lord February 3, 2014, after a long illness.
She was born January 9, 1939, in Bigfoot.
Memorial service Saturday, Feb. 8, at Faith Baptist Church in Devine at 2 p.m

 

OBITJoseph Allen Draughon (2).jpg (829741 bytes)Joseph Allen Draughon, age 66 of rural Hondo, passed away February 28, 2014.
He was born March 8, 1947, in Harlingen.
Memorial service was March 3 at Tarpley Baptist Church.
Interment at 10 a.m., Mon., March 10, at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio.

 

 

Opal Louise Eoff went to be with the Lord February 5, 2014, at the age of 75, after her long battle with Alzheimer’s.
She was born October 26 1938, in San Antonio.
Funeral service was Feb. 10 at Zoeller Funeral Home.
Interment was in Smith Cemetery in Bergheim.

OBITFIELD_Leroy.jpg (291111 bytes)Leroy Francis Field, age 85 of Macdona, passed away February 7, 2014.
He was born August 5, 1928, in San Antonio.
The Rosary was recited Feb. 10 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was Feb. 11 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Macdona.
Interment was in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

 

 

obitFROATS_Norman_new_obit.jpg (59328 bytes)Norman Gene Froats, age 49 of Castroville, passed away Feb. 9, 2014.
He was born Feb. 11, 1964, in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Visitation Thur., Feb. 13, 5-8 p.m. and funeral service 11 a.m. Fri., Feb. 14, both at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Services conclude at the funeral home.

 


OBITGOMEZ_Eduardo.jpg (66338 bytes)Eduardo “Lalo” Gomez, age 93 of Castroville, passed away February 18, 2014.
He was born June 4, 1920, in Rio Medina.
The Rosary was recited Feb. 23 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was Feb. 24 at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 


obitGRAY_Bruce_Uzzell.jpg (86573 bytes)Bruce Uzzell Gray Sr., age 88 of Castroville, passed away February 12, 2014, in Castroville.
He was born June 11, 1925, in Dunlay.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

 

 

 

obitHABY_Faye.jpg (1746799 bytes)Faye Brauchle Haby was born February 17, 1932, in San Antonio.
She joined her heavenly father February 6, 2014, after 81 years of life overflowing with adventure, love and service.
Visitation prior to the Mass Monday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. and also prior to the Rosary Tuesday, Feb. 18, beginning at 9 a.m.
Mass of Resurrection celebrated on her birthday, Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m., at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 700 Dewhurst Rd., San Antonio, Texas, 78213. The Holy Rosary recited Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m., at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.

OBITHABY_Wilfred_1.jpg (341546 bytes)Wilfred J. Haby Jr., age 75 of Rio Medina, went to be with his Lord February 24, 2014.
He was born Sept. 20, 1938, in Castroville.
Two decades of the Holy Rosary recited Thur., Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville immediately followed by the Mass of Resurrection.
Entombment in St. Louis Catholic Garden Mausoleum.

 

 

Maury Joseph Heiman, age 83 of Devine, passed away February 9, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine from 2-9 p.m. with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment 2 p.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.


OBITHilberto Hernandez.jpg (368729 bytes)Hilberto Hernandez
, age 64 of Devine, passed away February 27, 2014, at home.
The Rosary was recited March 2 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was celebrated March 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Services concluded at the church.



Jose L. Hernandez
; age 44 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord February 27, 2014.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 7.
The Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Sat., March 8, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Incarnacion Lopez, age 80 of Hondo, passed away February 19, 2014.
He was born December 8,1933, in Hondo.
Graveside service was Feb. 22 in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Jesse Lopez Jr. of Devine passed away February 15, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation 4-9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21, at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Feb.22, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

James Donald McCary, age 84 of Devine, passed away February 16, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation Thur., Feb. 20, 2-9 p.m.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Fri., Feb. 21, both in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment is in San Jose Burial Park, 8235 Mission Road, San Antonio, 78214.

 

OBITFrances Ortiz (2).jpg (467929 bytes)Frances Reyes Ortiz, age 63 of Devine, passed away February 14, 2014, in San Antonio.
The Rosary was recited February 19 at Hurley Funeral Home.
Mass celebrated at 10 a.m., Thur., Feb. 20, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment in Longview Cemetery in Bigfoot.

 

 

 

Audrey Mae Pace, age 72 of Devine, passed away February 16, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation Thur., Feb. 20, 2-9 p.m.
Funeral service 2 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21, both in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

OBITMariaSilva.jpg (83221 bytes)Maria Flores Silva, age 79 of D’Hanis, passed away February 14, 2014.
She was born in D’Hanis June 30,1934.
The Rosary and Funeral Mass were Feb. 19 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, D’Hanis.

 

 

OBITRichard Taylor.jpeg (16980 bytes)Richard Evans Taylor, age 80 of Hondo/Yancey, passed away February 16, 2014, at a San Antonio hospital.
He was born June 29, 1933, near Liberal, KS.
Funeral service 10 a.m., Thur., Feb. 20, at Yancey United Methodist Church. Interment in Yancey Cemetery.


obitTONDRE_Rose_obit.jpg (82740 bytes)Rose Kohlleppel Tondre, age 79 of La Coste, passed away February 10, 2014.
She was born July 26, 1934, in San Antonio.
Visitation Fri., Feb. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home, with the recitation of The Holy Rosary at 7 p.m.
Mass of Resurrection 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Macdona.
Interment at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITZINSMEYER_Helen.jpg (198314 bytes)Helen Agnes Fischer Zinsmeyer, age 92 of La Coste, passed away February 18, 2014.
She was born July 22, 1921, near Castroville.
The Rosary was recited Feb. 20 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was Feb. 21 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

 


March 2014

OBITBrandon Alexander pic.jpeg (30253 bytes)Brandon Alexander, age 31 of Devine, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Devine.
Memorial Service 5 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine.
Visitation 6 to 9 p.m.
Services conclude at the funeral home.

 

 

OBITBrian Batteau.jpg (281033 bytes)Brian Charles Batteau, age 41 of Arlington, passed away March 8, 2014.
He was born July 14, 1972, in Hondo.
Funeral service was March 15, at West End Baptist Church.
Interment was at Cottonwood Cemetery.

 

 

 

OBITClinton Bippert Photo0074.jpg (356773 bytes)Clinton Rudolph Bippert, age 79 of La Grange, passed away March 10, 2014, in Austin.
He was born in La Coste March 13, 1934.
The Rosary was recited March 12 at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home.
Funeral service at Sacred Heart Church in La Grange is Thur., March 13, at 10 a.m. Burial at La Grange City Cemetery.

 

Charlotte Ann Bohmfalk went to be with her Lord March 26, 2014.
She was born April 10, 1947 and has lived at the S. A. State School since the deaths of her parents.
Graveside service was March 29 at New Fountain Cemetery, with Rev. Mel Hazelwood officiating.


Henry Edward Boone
passed away February 28, 2014.
His final days were spent at home in Hondo, surrounded by family and hospice staff.
He was born July 31, 1936, in Ardmore, OK.
Memorial service held at a later date.

obit-budde (2).jpg (83451 bytes)Raymond Charles “Ray” Budde Jr., age 72 of Castroville, went to be with his Lord and Savior March 2, 2014.
He was born June 24, 1941, in Houston.
Visitation 5-7:30 p.m. Thur., March 6, at Hondo Funeral Home.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Fri., March 7, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

 

John Joseph “Johnny” Coyle, age 89 of Dallas and formerly of Hondo, went to be with the Lord March 16, 2014.
He was born January 14, 1925, in Philadelphia, PA.
Funeral service held at 11 a.m. Thur., March 20, at Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home, 1820 N. Beltline Road in Irving, followed by a 12:30 p.m. graveside service at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

 

OBITThenEdra Crow 1 (2).jpg (1320177 bytes)OBITCurrentEdra Crow 2 (2).jpg (693238 bytes)Edra Elliot Clark Crow, age 102, passed away March 21, 2014.
She was born in Leakey Aug. 12, 1911.
Memorial service Fri., March 28, at 10:30 a.m., at Hondo Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

 

 

 

OBITDICKEY_Bessie_Opal.jpeg (280284 bytes)Bessie Opal Dickey, age 94 of Castroville, went to be with her Lord March 14, 2014.
She was born September 21, 1919, in Centerville
Two decades of the Holy Rosary were recited March 19, followed by celebration of the Mass of Resurrection, both at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment was in Chapel Hill Memorial Garden Cemetery, San Antonio.


OBITDOREY_Janet.jpg (137376 bytes)Janet Cecelia “Jan” Downs Dorey, age 73 of San Antonio, passed away March 17, 2014, at home.
She was born Feb. 23, 1941 in Calumet, PA.
Memorial service was March 23 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, San Antonio.

 

 

 

OBITDulaney_Vivian.jpeg (207788 bytes)Vivian Daring Dulaney, age 93 of Castroville, formerly of Fort Worth, went to be with her Lord on March 13, 2014, just 3 days before her 94th birthday.
She was born March 16, 1920, in Ft. Worth.
Funeral service was March 18 at Shannon Rose Hill Chapel in Ft. Worth. Interment was in Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery.

 

 


Jose “Chepe” Garcia
, age 61 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord March 12, 2014.
The Rosary was recited March 14 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated March 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment followed in Hondo Cemetery.

 

OBITGARCIA_Maria_Olivan.jpg (121631 bytes)Maria Amalia Olivan Garcia, age 85 of La Coste, passed away March 22, 2014 at home.
She was born July 7, 1928, in La Coste.
The Rosary was recited March 26 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection at 9 a.m. Thur., March 27, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, La Coste.
Interment following the Mass at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.

 

 

OBITFred DeGrodt.jpg (379495 bytes)Frederick Jerome De Grodt, age 84 of Hondo, was called home to the Lord March 11, 2014.
He was born May 25, 1929 in Hondo.
Memorial service is at 2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 21, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated and his ashes will be scattered on the family ranch north of Hondo.


 

OBITHABY_Ronald.jpg (308006 bytes)Ronald J. “Ronny” Haby, age 48 of Rio Medina, went to be with his Lord March 1, 2014.
He was born November 30, 1965, in San Antonio.
Two decades of the Holy Rosary Sat., March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church, immediately followed by the Memorial Mass of Resurrection.
Services conclude at the church.

 


obit3april14Diana Hernandez.jpeg (25585 bytes)Diana Yanes Hernandez, age 61 of Devine, passed away March 25, 2014, in Brownsville.
The Rosary was recited March 28 in Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was celebrated March 29 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

OBIT3April14JASSO (2).jpg (99178 bytes)Rosa A. Jasso, age 67, went to be with the Lord March 30, 2014.
Visitation Thur., April 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Hondo Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass Fri., April 4, at 11 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment in Yancey Cemetery.

 


obit-Koch (2).jpeg (31968 bytes)Thomas Edward Koch Jr., 75, passed away March 15, 2014.
Rosary recited at 10:30 a.m. preceding the Rite of Christian burial at Sacred Heart Church, Rockport, at 11 a.m. April 5.

 

 

 

Sherry Lynn Lerner, age 63 of Devine, passed away March 27, 2014, at home.
She was born June 29, 1950, in San Antonio.
Funeral services were April 1 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.

OBITJean Catherine Littleton.jpg (213186 bytes)Jean Catherine Littleton, age 88 of San Antonio, formerly of Devine, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, March 14, at Evergreen Cemetery in Devine. No visitation prior to service.

 

 

 

OBITMECHLER_Gilbert_ObitPic.jpg (334232 bytes)Gilbert James Mechler, age 76 of La Coste, passed away March 13, 2014.
He was born January 4, 1938, near La Coste.
The Holy Rosary was recited March 16 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated March 17 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery, La Coste.

 


OBITMoreno Obit (2).jpg (35136 bytes)Rosa Elia V. Moreno; Age 84 of Hondo, TX.
Passed on to be with our Lord on March 14, 2014.
Visitation was held on Sunday March 16, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hondo Funeral Home.
Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass was held Monday March 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church.
Interment followed in Hondo Cemetery.

 

OBITHilda E. Oefinger.jpg (292419 bytes)Hilda Emma Mumme Oefinger, age 97 of San Antonio, passed away March 5, 2014.
She was born in Dunlay, April 2, 1916.
Funeral service was March 8 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

 

 

OBITMargaret Pahmiyer.jpg (151767 bytes)Margaret Ann Pahmiyer, age 83, went to her heavenly home March 23, 2014.
She was born November 16, 1930, in Hondo.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary was March 21 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Mass of Resurrection was March 22 at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.



OBITRobles (2).jpg (228611 bytes)
Enrique Robles
, age 50 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord March 20, 2014.
The Rosary was recited March 24 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was March 25 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.


OBITGeorge L. Rule.jpg (267386 bytes)Lt. Col. George Lloyd Rule Jr. (USAF, retired), age 83 of Hondo, went to be with his Lord and Savior March 7, 2014.
He was born September 6, 1930, in Pasadena CA.
Funeral service at 2 p.m., Sat., March 15, at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. 
Interment at 2 p.m. Mon., March 17, at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

OBITSalazar (2).jpg (136033 bytes)Carolina T. Salazar, age 69, went to be with the Lord March 21, 2014.
A prayer service was offered in her memory March 25.
Funeral service was March 26, both at Hondo Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

 


OBITAngelita Sanchez (2).jpg (1796091 bytes)Angelita Seelig Sanchez, age 93 of Yancey, passed away March 14, 2014.
She was born in Yancey, April 11, 1920.
The Rosary was recited March 18 at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral service was March 19 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Yancey. Interment was in Yancey Cemetery.




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Eve Dolores Santos,
age 64 of Hondo, passed away March 4, 2014.
She was born in Hondo July 28, 1949.
Graveside service was March 7 at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

 

 

 

OBITSARFATY_Dona.jpeg (99903 bytes)Dona Michele Sarfaty, age 32 of Greenville, passed away March 19, 2014, at home.
She was born April 13, 1981, in San Antonio.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary was March 21 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. 
Mass of Resurrection was March 22 at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

ObitSchweers, Walter.jpg (1578187 bytes)Walter Fritz Schweers Jr. passed away March 6, 2014.
He was born in San Antonio September 7, 1945.
Memorial service Friday, March 14, at 3 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, 78232.

 

 


OBIT3April13Tomey.jpeg (36536 bytes)Jewell Dean Umphrey Sherman Tomey
of Ft. Wayne, IN, passed away March 30, 2014.
She was born March 4, 1925, in Monon, ID.
Funeral services are pending with McCombs Funeral Home in Ft. Wayne, IN. She will be interred next to her husband, Byron “Hondo” Tomey.



Dorelia DeLeon Trevino, age 44 of Hondo, passed on to be with our Lord March 5, 2014.
Rosary was recited March 9 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated March 10 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

 

ObitTSCHIRHART_Harley.jpeg (18877 bytes)Harley Mervin Tschirhart, age 88 of Castroville, went to be with his Lord March 21, 2014.
He was born February 5, 1926, in east Medina County.
Mass of Resurrection was March 25.
Holy Rosary was recited March 26, both at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

Judy Kay Tucker, born July 20, 1951, passed peacefully to her Lord the morning of March 3, 2014.
She was 62 years of age.  Visitation 10 a.m. Thur., March 6, at St. Timothy Episcopal Church, 305 N. Choctaw, in Cotulla, followed by graveside service at 11 a.m. at Cotulla Cemetery.

 

OBITramonaveumobitpic.JPG (27522 bytes)Ramona Perez Veum passed away March 23, 2014, at the age of 86.|
She was born in 1927 in Hondo.
Services at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix Fri., May 2, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., where she will join her beloved, Richard.
Cashatt Family Funeral Home, 

 


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Barbara Lockman Wernette
, age 73 of Bastrop, passed away March 24, 2014, in La Grange.
She was born in Floresville September 7, 1940.
Memorial mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Steven Sauser and Rev. Fr. Robert Ruhnke held at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Fayetteville at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, La Grange Hondo Anvil Herald, Mar. 27, 2014

 

 

 

Barbara S. Whiteside, age 87 of San Antonio, passed away March 19, 2014, in San Antonio.
Graveside service was March 22 at Evergreen Cemetery.



April 2014

Vicente Aguirre, age 65 of McDona, went to be with the Lord April 19, 2014.
The Rosary was recited April 23 at Hondo Funeral Home.
His remains will be cremated.

 

OBITALDRIDGE_Alberta.jpg (370777 bytes)Alberta Bateman Hights Aldridge, age 89 of Castroville, passed away April 29, 2014.
She was born August 13, 1924, in Gonzales.
Memorial services at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 12, at East End Church of God in Christ, 735 Gabriel, San Antonio.

 

 

OBITjuanita hackebeil.jpg (205660 bytes)Juanita Lee Smith Hackebeil Archibald left earth for her heavenly home Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014.
She was born December 12, 1921, in Mineola.
Memorial service was held April 25 at First United Methodist Church, Hondo. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery, Hondo.

 

 

OBITmary-barden-obituary (2).jpg (14235 bytes)Mary Lois Barnes Barden was born in Hondo January 31, 1915, and in her 100th year, began her heavenly eternal life April 9, 2014.
She will be laid to rest beside her husband at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in a private family burial service.
Memorial service 2 p.m. May 10 at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 4300 N. Shepherd Dr., Houston.


OBITBROWN_Margie.jpg (593425 bytes)Margie Mae Ely Brown, age 80 of Castroville, passed away April 7, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born January 10, 1934, in Bellaire.
Committal Service Good Friday, Apr. 18, at 11:15 a.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

 

 

OBITRosa S Cortez Past.jpg (126365 bytes)OBITRosa Cortezpresent (2).JPG (282166 bytes)Rosa Santos Cortez, age 90 of Hondo, passed away April 5, 2014.
She was born in Hondo July 19, 1923.
Rosary recited Saturday, April 12, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Memorial Mass, all at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

 

 

OBITClydeCrawford (2).jpg (453914 bytes)Clyde Leon Crawford, age 93 of Hondo, passed away April 6, 2014.
He was born February 22, 1921, in Hillsboro.
Funeral service 2 p.m. Thur., April 10, at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 


OBITFlorence Joye Martin Day pic.jpg (698841 bytes)Florence Joye Martin Day, age 85 of Lytle, passed away April 19, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation Fri., April 25, at Hurley Funeral Home, 2-9 p.m.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Sat., April 26, in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

 


OBITFIORENZA_Jorene_obit.jpg (396641 bytes)Alta “Jorene” Evans Fiorenza
, 85 of San Antonio, formerly of Natalia, went to her Lord April 26, 2014.
She was born Feb. 11, 1929, in McLean.
Visitation is 10 a.m. today (Thur.), May 1, followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.

 

 

 

OBITGEANT_Joyce_Tschirhart.jpg (350266 bytes)Joyce Mae Tschirhart Geant, age 85 of San Antonio, went to be with her Lord April 14, 2014, after a long illness.
She was born May 10, 1928, in Castroville.
Visitation will be Mon., April 21, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. The Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Louis Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Tues., April 22. Interment will be in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

Haylee Nevaeh Gomez was delivered to Jesus April 28, 2014.
Rosary recited Thur., May 1, at 10 a.m., at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

 

OBITGONZALES_Angel.jpeg (47070 bytes)Angel H. Gonzales, age 87 of La Coste, passed away April 29, 2014.
He was born October 3, 1926, in Benavides.
Rosary was recited May 1 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated May 2 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.
Burial with Military Honors was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

 


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Charles A. “Bud” Henson Jr.,
age 90 of Del Rio, moved into the Heavenly Mansion with his wife April 8, 2014.
He was born February 19, 1924, in Waelder Gonzales Co.
Visitation 5-7 p.m. Fri., April 11, at G. W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 114 Fletcher Dr., Del Rio, TX 78840.
Graveside service 2 p.m. Sat., April 12, at the Henson family plot in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

OBITJAGGE_Catherine_obit.jpg (364190 bytes)Catherine Mary Rosa Fischer Jagge, age 79 of Castroville, passed away April 24, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born June 4, 1934, near Castroville.
Rosary was recited on April 28.
Mass of Resurrection was held April 29 at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment followed the Mass at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

Robert Felix Kappes, age 81 of Devine, passed away April 27, 2014 in D’Hanis.
Funeral service was May 1 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

obitking.jpg (24576 bytes)Wesley “Wes” King, age 82 of Hondo, formerly of Abilene and Wolfe Co., KY, passed into the hands of our Lord April 17, 2014, after extended illness.
He was Born February 2, 1932, in Mary, KY.
Services 2:30 p.m. Sat., April 26, at Elmwood Funeral Home, Abilene, 79606. 
Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

 

 

OBITKissner.jpg (28436 bytes)Leo A. Kissner, beloved father, grandfather, husband, friend and child of the Most High God, left this world to join His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ April 5, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born January 30, 1938, in Stewart, M.
A Memorial Mass was offered April 8 at St. Anne Catholic Church in Houston, celebrated by the Rev. Alvin A. Sinasac, C.S.B., pastor.
A reception followed the Mass at St. Basil Hall.
Prior to the mass, the family gathered for a private interment at Glenwood Cemetery in Houston.

 

 

OBITKRIEGER_Benny_Jack_Sr.jpg (191323 bytes)Maj. Benny Jack Krieger, Sr. (USAF retired), age 64 of Castroville, went to be with his Lord April 20, 2014.
He was born October 7, 1949, in Matador.
Visitation Thur., April 24, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home from 12 to 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Rosary.
Mass of Resurrection celebrated at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville at 10 a.m. Fri. April 25.
Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery with full military honors.

 

 

OBITPHOTO luna (2).jpg (56384 bytes)Eusebio F. “La Chiva” Luna Sr., age 68 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord April 19, 2014.
The Rosary was recited April 23 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass Thur., April 24, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

 

 

 

OBITFLeinweber2008-06-14 22.37.06.jpg (33763 bytes)Florence Elizabeth “Flossie” Geuea Leinweber, age 98 of San Antonio, formerly of Hondo, passed away April 30, 2014.
She was born at her family’s home in the Hondo area November 29, 1915.
Funeral service was May 3 at First United Methodist Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Woodmen of the World Section.

 

OBITlutz.jpg (782854 bytes)Arthur “Wayne” Lutz was born August 20, 1946, in Hondo.
He passed away April 25, 2014, at home.
Funeral services Thurs., May 1, at 11 a.m. in the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home chapel in Killeen.

 

 

 

ObitLeora Mangoldpast.jpeg (42983 bytes)OBITLeora MangoldPresent (2).jpeg (48173 bytes)Leora Boehme Mangold, age 91 of Hondo, passed away April 28, 2014.
She was born in Castroville, January 16, 1923.
Visitation at Guinn-Horger Chapel Thur., May 1, 5 to 8 p.m.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Graveside service at Quihi Cemetery at 10 a.m., Fri., May 2, followed by interment, at Quihi Cemetery.

 

 

Velma Anderson Matthews, age 100 of Austin, died April 15, 2014.
She was born Oct. 1, 1913, in Aspermont, TX.
Interment in Sabinal Cemetery was April 26, with Pastor Leighanne Brechin of Sabinal UMC officiating.
Memorial service was April 28 at the Westminster Manor Chapel.

Carrie Lee “Thompson” Perkins, age 81 of Devine, passed away April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.
Graveside service 2 p.m. Fri., April 25, at Evergreen Cemetery.
No visitation prior to service.

obit-richter to send to terry (2).jpg (83114 bytes)Freddie Lee “Fred” Richter Sr., age 79 of Hondo, passed away in Lytle April 15, 2014.
He was born July 2, 1934, in Maxwell.
Graveside services were April 16 at Floresville Cemetery, with Pastor Gordon Lindley officiating.

 

 

obitSusie Picture.jpeg (115031 bytes)Susan Lynn “Susie” Richter passed away April 24, 2014.
She was born October 8, 1952 in Grants Pass, OR.
Memorial service held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at 1405 25th St., in Hondo.

 

 

 

Lillie Elizabeth Ruston, age 90 of Devine, passed away April 7, 2014, in San Antonio.
Graveside service 11a.m., Sat., April 12, in the Brummett Cemetery.
No visitation is scheduled.


OBITPHOTO SCHULTE (2).jpg (236065 bytes)Robert John Schulte
, age 86 of Tarpley, passed away in Kerrville April 13, 2013.
He was born in Dunlay May 7, 1927.
Visitation is Thurs., April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral services 10 a.m. Friday, April 18, at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Interment at Quihi Cemetery

 

 

OBITGordon Shultz pic.jpg (89398 bytes)Gordon Shultz, age 68 of Devine, passed away April 8, 2014.
He was born, August 27, 1945, in Amarillo.
A memorial service was held April 12 at First United Methodist Church in Devine.

 

 

 

Obit-Floyd Smith (2).jpg (60346 bytes)Floyd Lee Smith, age 87 of Tarpley, passed from this life into the arms of his Lord April 18, 2014, after a recent decline in physical health.
He was born in Hondo October 4, 1926.
Funeral services were April 23 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Prayers were offered by Welton Fudge.
Masonic burial service was by Bandera Masonic Lodge #1123 at the Tarpley Cemetery.

OBITSTEPHENSON_Rebecca.jpg (67246 bytes)Rebecca Soileau Stephenson, age 88 of La Coste, passed away April 15, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born on Feb. 20, 1926, in Mamou, LA.
Visitation at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home 4-8 p.m. Tues., Apr. 22.
Rosary at 7 p.m.
Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. Wed., Apr. 23, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Interment 1 p.m. after the Mass at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

Domingo A. Trevino, age 80 of Uvalde and formerly of Hondo, went to be with the Lord April 15, 2014.
The Rosary was recited April 16 at Rushing Estes Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was April 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

OBITGeorge Wilson.jpg (213383 bytes)George Wilson, age 85 of Yancey, passed away April 17, 2014.
He was born June 25, 1928, at the family ranch in Yancey.
Entombment at Hondo Cemetery, St. John Mausoleum, was followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Yancey United Methodist Church.

 


OBITWRIGHT_Eugenia_obit.jpg (461947 bytes)Eugenia Ann Benke Wright, age 68 of Castroville, passed away April 25, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born Dec. 22, 1945, in San Antonio.
Rosary was recited April 29 at the funeral home.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated April 30 at St. Louis Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 


May 2014

OBITGeraldineArnold_ObitPhoto.jpg (260274 bytes)Geraldine Bohl Arnold, age 85 of Devine, passed away May 5, 2014.
She was born February 24, 1929, on the Bohl family farm near Devine.
Memorial Mass of Resurrection was May 14 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devine.
Interment of her ashes was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Devine.

 

 

 

OBITARNOLD Kathy Gail.JPG (129432 bytes)Kathy Gail Arnold, age 55, passed away May 16, 2014.
A Rosary was recited May 18 at Porter Loring Funeral Home.
Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated May 19 at Holy Name Catholic Church in San Antonio.
Interment was in San Fernando Cemetery II.
All are encouraged to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com.

 

 


Rudolfo Balderrama
, age 72 of Devine, passed away May 4, 2014, at home.
Rosary recited May 6 in Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was celebrated May 7 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Interment was in Longview Cemetery, Bigfoot.

Henry Barron, age 59 of Hondo, passed away May 19, 2014.
He was born September 20, 1954, in Hondo.
The Rosary was recited May 23, followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass, both at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Ken Elvin Beard, 73, passed away May 19, 2014, in San Antonio, after succumbing to congestive heart failure.
He was born Oct. 14, 1940 in Frankston, TX.
Memorial barbeque  Hondo City Park Sat., June 14, at 10 a.m. 

Marty Willard Book, age 53 of Creekwood / Hondo, passed away May 26, 2014.
He was born June 11, 1960, in Denison.
Memorial service held Saturday, June 7, 2014, 10 a.m., at the Jesus church, 2035 Hwy. 90 W, Castroville.


OBITBOTELLO_Santos.jpg (466427 bytes)Santos De Los Santos Botello, age 83 of Castroville, passed away May 25, 2014, at home.
She was born June 29, 1930, in LaGardo - Georgewest.
The Rosary was recited May 27 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was celebrated May 28 at St. Louis Catholic Church. Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITValerie Prescott Breathwit.jpg (1025599 bytes)Valerie Ann Prescott Breathwit, age 51 of Castroville and Hondo, passed away May 21, 2014.
She was born June 18, 1962, in San Antonio
Funeral service was May 27 at New Fountain United Methodist Church.


 

OBITHenry Caraway.jpeg (60019 bytes)Henry A. Caraway, age 71 of Devine, passed away May 28, 2014, at home.
Funeral service was June 2 at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Brite Cemetery in Leming.

 

 

 

OBITCorrea.jpeg (38765 bytes)Bobby Lee Correa, age 40 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord May 4, 2014.
Rosary was recited May 7 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass celebrated Thurs. May 8, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

 

 

 

OBITWILLIAM DORMAN.jpg (1374626 bytes)William Henry “Bud” Dorman passed away in San Antonio May 2, 2014.
He was born July 31, 1940, in Kilgore.
Visitation 12-1 p.m. Fri., May 9, followed by the funeral, both at First Baptist Church of Hondo.
Interment is in Hondo Cemetery.

 

 

OBITDyess, Madelyn.jpg (531184 bytes)Madelyn “Winky” Dyess passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014.
She was born February 8, 1949, in McAllen.
Vigil service was May 7.
Funeral Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Thur., May 8, both at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church.
Burial in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

 


Ellen Charlene Ferguson, age 65, passed away in San Antonio May 7, 2014, and joined her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
She was born in Valley Station, KY, March 19, 1949.
Graveside service was May 14 at Fort Sumner Cemetery, with Sister Anna Teeter-Gentile officiating.

OBITJacklynFlores.jpg (713865 bytes)Jacklyn Andreana “Jackie” Flores, age 17 of Hondo, passed away unexpectedly May 3, 2014, in Longview.
She was born June 21, 1996, in Hondo.
She is survived by her loving parents, father, Monico Flores, and mother, Mary Guedea, both of Hondo; brothers, Angel, Darren and Jason Flores.
Rosary recited today Thur, May 8, at 7 p.m. in Longview.
Visitation in Hondo Fri., May 9, 6-8 p.m.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m., at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral Mass is Sat., May 10, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

OBITBernice Hermes.jpg (330695 bytes)Bernice Elizabeth Brucks Hermes
, age 90 of Hondo, passed away May 4, 2014.
She was born in Dunlay February 28, 1924.
Rosary was recited and Funeral Mass celebrated May 7 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

OBITbarbara hohon.jpg (62281 bytes)Barbara Ann Jones Hohon, age 66 of D’Hanis, passed away May 5, 2014, following a short illness.
She was born in Uvalde April 10, 1948.
Rosary recited at 10 a.m. Fri. May 9, followed by celebration of the Mass of Resurrection, both at Holy Cross Catholic Church in D’Hanis, with Father James Dudley officiating.
Cremation San Antonio, San Antonio

 

 

 

OBITDarell Ivory.JPG (72447 bytes)Darrell H. Ivory, age 68 of D’Hanis, passed away May 26, 2014, surrounded by his family.
He was born February 12, 1946, in Dearborn, MI.
Celebration of Life memorial service 1 p.m. Sat., May 31, at Cowboy Church in God’s Country, Hondo.

 

 

 

OBITJAGGE_Sterley.jpg (30262 bytes)Sterley Amand Jagge, age 92 of Castroville / Hondo, passed away May 7, 2014, in Castroville.
He was one of twin sons born July 5, 1921, in Castroville.
Mass of Resurrection was May 9.
The Rosary was recited May 10, both at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Entombment was in St. Louis Catholic Garden Mausoleum.

 

 

Celia Klebahn, age 65 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord May 16, 2014.
Prayer service was offered May 20 at Hondo Funeral Home.

 

OBITCBK 1945.jpg (150475 bytes)Clara Bell Burger Koch, born July 21, 1921, on the Burger family ranch near Hondo, passed away May 19, 2014, at the age of 92.
The Rosary was recited May 22 at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral Mass was celebrated May 23 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

 

OBITKOEHLER_Linda.jpeg (37389 bytes)Linda Patricia Gregory Koehler, age 66 of Macdona, passed away May 15, 2014.
She was born January 8, 1948, in Washington, D.C.
The Rosary was recited May 18 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was May 19 at Our Lady of Grace Church.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.

 


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Howard Wayne Kowalik
passed away May 21, 2014 at the age of 61.
He was born November 7, 1952, in San Angelo.
Gathering and visitation 10 a.m. Mon., June 2, prior to the 11 a.m. Mass of Resurrection at St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville.
Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

OBITKuhn.jpg (92972 bytes)William Thomas Kuhn, age 87 of Hondo, passed away May 5, 2014.
He was born November 26, 1926, in PA.
Funeral services were May 9, 2014, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Hondo.

 

 

 


Ruby Nester McIntire was born July 26, 1931 on her family farm in D’Hanis.
She died May 15, 2014, in Georgetown.
Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Thur., June 12, in the Woodmen of the World Cemetery, D’Hanis.

Robert Allen McNeese Jr. passed away May 17, 2014, at the age of 52.
Private family viewing held Thur., May 22, 8:30-10 a.m.
Public visitation at 10 a.m.
Service at 11 a.m. in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine.
Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

 

OBITPastMaria Moreno.jpg (301635 bytes)OBITPresentMaria Moreno.jpg (301635 bytes)Maria Teresa Moreno, 94, passed away at home in San Antonio with her sons by her side, going home to the Lord in Heaven May 24, 2014.
She was born August 9, 1919, in D’Hanis.
The Rosary was recited May 28.
Funeral Mass celebrated Thur., May 28, at 10 a.m., both at Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Interment in San Francisco Cemetery.

 

 

OBITMoreno.jpg (34778 bytes)Roland Moreno, age 38 of San Antonio and formerly of Hondo, went to be with the Lord May 26, 2014.
A graveside service was held June 4 at Hondo Cemetery.

 

 

 

Oliver Tom “Tommy” Oliphant, age 88 of Sabinal, passed away May 20, 2014.
He was born March 2, 1926, in Matador.
Funeral was May 23 at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Interment was in Sabinal Cemetery.

 

OBITIsmaelOrtiz.jpg (71976 bytes)Ismael “Sam” Ortiz, age 78 of D’Hanis, passed away May 22, 2014.
He was born October 6, 1935, in D’Hanis.
Rosary, recited May 24, was followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass, both at Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Interment was in San Francisco Cemetery, D’Hanis.

 

 

OBITDomingo Palomo.jpg (40535 bytes)Domingo “Mingo” Palomo, age 70 of Sabinal, passed away May 22, 2014.
He was born June 27, 1943, in Hondo.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thur., May 29.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral service 11 a.m., Fri., May 30, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

 

 


OBITRosa Gutierrez Riso.jpeg (64270 bytes)Rosa Gutierrez Riso
, age 85 of Natalia, passed away May 12, 2014, in Floresville.
The Rosary was recited May 14.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Thur., May 15, both in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine.
Interment in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 


Doris Pursley Scoggin, age 83 of Lytle, passed away May 26, 2014, in San Antonio.
Visitation 2-9 p.m. Thur., May 29, at Hurley Funeral Home in Lytle.
Funeral service 10 a.m., Fri., May 30, at Country Baptist Church in Lytle, with a Graveside Service under the auspices of Lytle Chapter #335 OES in Lytle Community Cemetery.


Eunice Lula Sadler Shoemake went to be with her Lord and Savior May 1, 2014.
She was born November 10, 1915 in Fort Cobb, OK.
Funeral service was May 4 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Brummett Cemetery.


OBITAddie Bell Sorrell.jpg (468407 bytes)
Addie Bell Yates Evans Sorrell
was born to February 21, 1917.
“Meme,” as she was loving known, was called home to be with her precious Lord at the glorious age of 97, May 16, 2014.
Celebration of her life was May 31 at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Cottonwood Cemetery, Hondo.



OBITTONDRE_Carl.jpg (251083 bytes)Carl J. Tondre
, age 58,of Stockdale, passed away in Floresville May 9, 2014.
He was born November 11, 1955 in San Antonio.
Funeral service was May 14 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

 

OBITPaula Treviño1.jpeg (19022 bytes)OBITPaula Trevino 2aEX.jpg (102228 bytes)Our Heavenly Father called home his daughter, Paula Garcia Treviño, age 85, on May 16, 2014.
She was born in D’Hanis June 18, 1928.
The Rosary was recited followed by the Funeral Mass, both at Holy Cross Catholic Church May 20. Fr. Edvin Rodriguez officiated.
Interment was at San Francisco Cemetery, D’Hanis.

 


OBITVARGAS_Jesse.jpg (195185 bytes)Jesse Ebaben Vargas, Jr., age 48 of Castroville, passed away May 28, 2014.
He was born February 11, 1966 in San Antonio.
Memorial Mass of Resurrection 11 a.m. Fri., June 6, at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment of his ashes at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville.

 

 

OBITPHOTO vargas.jpg (2658898 bytes)Samantha Paula Vargas, age 18 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord May 23, 2014.
She is survived by her mother, Aurora Vargas; step-father, Alex Rodriguez; brothers, Felix Lucio and Paul Vargas; sisters, Valerie Lucio and Nicolette Cantu; and grandmother, Dolores Vargas.
A prayer service was offered May 27 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Graveside service was May 28, 2014, at Hondo Cemetery.

 

Wilma Jane Lawrence Weber, age 96, passed away peacefully May 9, 2014, in Devine.
She was born January 4, 1918, in Kiowa County, OK.
Service at 10 a.m. Sat., May 17, at First Baptist Church, Devine.
Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Devine Evergreen Cemetery, PO Box 452, 78016.

 

 


June 2014

 

OBITJ arredondo 1.jpeg (100791 bytes)Jose Sanchez Arredondo, age 85 of Hondo, passed away June 24, 2014.
He was born December 16, 1928, in Hondo.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thur., June 26.
Rosary at 7 p.m. at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Fri., June 27, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 

Virgil O. Barber, age 75 of San Antonio, passed away June 16, 2014, at home.
He was born in La Blanca April 8, 1939.
Funeral service, officiated by Virgil’s brother, Charles, 10 a.m. Fri., June 20, with visitation just prior at 9 a.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.



OBITClifford BohmfalkPast.jpeg (82995 bytes)
OBITBohmfalkPresent.jpeg (52672 bytes)Clifford Lee Bohmfalk
, age 86 of Hondo, passed away June 13, 2014, after a lengthy illness.
He was born August 29, 1927, in Yancey.
Funeral service was June 17 at New Fountain United Methodist Church. Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.


Verlon Nuebert Caraway, of College Station and formerly of Lytle, went to be with his Lord June 5, 2014.
He was born in 1928, in Leesville, TX.
Private graveside service at Old Rock Baptist Church.

Zachariah Rene Castro, age 39 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord June 17, 2014.
The Rosary was recited June 19 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church June 20. Interment was in Hondo Cemetery.

Elisandro Contreras Jr., age 69 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2014.
Visitation was held on Tuesday June 17, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary at Hondo Funeral Home.
A 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass was held at St. John’s Catholic Church on Wednesday June 18, 2014.
Interment followed in Hondo Cemetery.

Gladys Schweers Crawford, age 91 of Hondo, passed away June 26, 2014. She was born May 14, 1923, in Hondo.
A Celebration of Life was held June 30, at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

Lowell Allen DeSart, age 80 of Devine, passed away in Hondo and went home to be with the Lord June 14, 2014.
He was born April 21, 1934, in Lake City, IA.
Memorial service Thur., June 19, at 6 p.m. at Divine Savior Lutheran Church in Devine.

Michael Glithero, age 65 of Beavercreek, passed away June 25, 2014.
Visitation 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Sat. July 12, at the funeral home in Beavercreek, Memorial service at 12.

Ben Graff Jr., age 87 of Uvalde, passed away June 6, 2014, in Uvalde.
He was born September 28, 1926, in Hondo.
Funeral services were June 9 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa.
Burial was in Knippa Cemetery. Rev. Nathan Lafrenz officiated.

Jerald John “Mike” Hawkes passed away at home in Sabinal June 30, 2014, at the age of 86.
He was born December 23, 1927, in Sabinal.
Memorial service was July 2 at Sabinal United Methodist Church.

obit-iva jean ingendorf.jpeg (341873 bytes)Iva Jean Usry Ingendorf, age 61, passed away in Ft. Worth after a lengthy battle with cancer.
She was born in Harlingen December 7, 1952.
Services were June 19 at the funeral home.
Interment was in Annetta Cemetery, Annetta.

 

 

Vicente M. Juarez, Sr. age 92 of Natalia, passed away June 12, 2014, in San Antonio.
The Rosary was recited June 15 at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was celebrated June 16 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Natalia. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITBilly Ray McCulloch.jpeg (23251 bytes)Captain Billy Ray McCulloch, USMC (retired) was born in Devine November 29, 1932 and passed away June 20, 2014, at the age of 81.
Service was June 24 at Hurley Funeral Home.
Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Devine.


 

OBITMeinen, Mary.jpg (127037 bytes)Mary Lee Saathoff Meinen, age 68, passed away June 6, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born October 30, 1945, in Hondo.
Services were held June 9, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hondo, with the Rev. David Mayer officiating.
Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery.



OBITMorrison_Albert_2.jpg (58555 bytes)Albert H. “Bubba” Morrison, age 88 of Castroville, passed away June 21, 2014, at home.
He was born October 15, 1925 in Gonzales County, where he was raised.
Funeral Service 11 a.m. Fri., June 27, (visitation beginning at 10 a.m.) at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, 906 St. Paul, in Gonzales.
Interment at Monthalia Lutheran Cemetery, in Monthalia.

 

 

OBITRIEDEL_Randal_J.jpg (128251 bytes)Randal J. “Randy” Riedel of Rio Medina, born June 13, 1957, in San Antonio, passed away June 20, 2014, one week after celebrating his 57th birthday.
Visitation Thur., June 26, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Memorial Rosary at 7 p.m.
Memorial Mass of Resurrection 10 a.m. Fri., June 27, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville.
Interment following the Mass at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

OBITMary Rose Sanchez SegrestH.jpeg (23253 bytes)Mary Rose Sanchez Segrest, age 75, passed away February 21, 2014, in Dallas.
She was born June 21, 1938, in Hondo.
A memorial service was held in Dallas.
Visitation 1 to 4 p.m., Guinn-Horger Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, June 14.
Memorial Service 2 p.m.
Remains buried next to her parents at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.


OBITSTINSON_RQ_obit.jpeg (88263 bytes)Robert Quincy “R.Q.” Stinson passed away June 2, 2014, in Castroville at the age of 90.
He was born in San Antonio January 21, 1924, and raised on the family farm in Rio Medina.
Visitation Thur., June 5, 5-8 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Fri., June 6, at Zion Lutheran Church, officiated by Pastor Skip Courter.
Interment with military honors in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.





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Marvin George Verstuyft
, age 74, passed away June 11 at his family farm in Knippa.
The Rosary was recited June 16 at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Funeral services were June 17 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde.


 

OBITWilliams.jpeg (69899 bytes)EJ Williams was born in Hondo November 29, 1923.
Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Thur., June 19 at Hondo Funeral Home.








July 2014

 

obitAtchison_Stephen.jpg (92357 bytes)Stephen Loren Atchison, age 63 of Lytle, passed away July 11, 2014, in San Antonio.
He was born September 25, 1950, in Tarrant County.
Holy Rosary was recited July 13 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection was July 14 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

OBITBEEN_Margaret.jpg (290654 bytes)Margaret Louise Roeper Been, age 93 of Lytle, passed away July 10, 2014, in Lytle.
She was born November 14, 1920, in Ft. Worth.
Memorial Service to honor Margaret was held July 12 at the Trinity Baptist Church in Lytle.
Private Graveside Service was held at Lytle Community Cemetery.

 


OBITBendele.JPG (180224 bytes)Effie Marie Poerner Bendele, age 89, passed away June 29, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born August 8, 1924, in D’Hanis where she was raised.
Rosary was recited July 2 at Porter Loring Mortuary.
Funeral Mass was celebrated July 3 at St. Francis Of Asissi Catholic Church, San Antonio.
Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum.

 

 

OBITc- ralph bernsen photo.jpg (24258 bytes)Ralph Joseph Bernsen Sr., age 79 of Hondo, passed away July 5, 2014.
He was born in Nueces Co. Sept. 3, 1934.
Visitation Thur., July 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Fri., July 11, at New Fountain United Methodist Church.
Interment in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1:15 p.m.

 

Ingeborg Janzer Burk, age 74 of Hondo, passed away July 8, 2014.
She was born in Erbes-Büdesheim, Germany.
No service is planned at this time.
Guinn-Horger Funeral Home, Hondo Hondo Anvil Herald, July 17, 2014

Joe Elmer Capps, age 87 of Devine, passed away July 25, 2014.
Joe was born in Ninnekah, OK.
Graveside service was July 29 at Evergreen Cemetery.

Stella Mae Wood Crouch, age 70 of Poteet, passed away July 31, 2014.
Funeral services were held at Sand Branch Baptist Church, Aug. 4.
Interment was in Sand Branch Cemetery.


OBITDavid Diaz 1H.jpg (66552 bytes)OBITDavid & Ruperta Diaz.jpg (394803 bytes)David Diaz of Hondo, age 89, passed away July 29, 2014.
He was born August 27, 1924, in Hondo.
Funeral service was Aug. 1, at Guinn-Horger Chapel.
Interment at Hondo Cemetery, Guadalupe Section.

 

Lydia Escamilla, age 60 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014.
The Rosary was recited at Hondo Funeral Home and Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, both on July 23.
Services concluded at the church.

Melba Fay Baker Fohn, age 77 of Yancey, passed away July 1, 2014 in San Antonio.
Visitation at Black Creek Baptist Church, Saturday, July 5, from 9 a.m.
Funeral service at 10 a.m.
Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Bill Foster, age 83, died at home in Atascocita, TX, July 24, 2014.
He was born July 27, 1930, in Kingsville.
Services 2 p.m. Sat., August 2, at Lakeway Baptist Church, 5801 FM 1960 E., Humble, TX 77346.

OBITGARZA.jpeg (124151 bytes)Emma Villarreal Garza, age 67 of Hondo, passed away June 15, 2014, in California.
Memorial service 11 a.m. Sat., July 26, at Church on the Hill in Hondo.

 

 



OBITGavranovicnana1.jpg (26008 bytes)Helen Louise Gavranovic
passed away July 17, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born July 2, 1937, in Red Bluff, TX
Strickland Funeral Home, Somerville, TX

 

 

 

OBITEdna Lee Grunewald.jpg (568484 bytes)Edna Lee Wilson Grunewald, age 90 of Hondo, went to be with her Lord July 1, 2014.
She was born April 9, 1924, in Lubbock.
Funeral service was July 7 at Yancey United Methodist Church.
Interment was in Yancey Cemetery.

 

 

Roy Howard Grunewald born January 19, 1923, in Yancey, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at the age of 91.
Funeral service was July 29 at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South.
Interment was in Mission Burial Park South.

OBITHARPER_Ruth (2).jpg (33600 bytes)Ruth Parlee Hennigan Harper, age 76, a wonderful wife and mother, of Huntington and Castroville, passed away July 16, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born Oct. 5, 1937, in Hornbeck, LA.
Funeral was July 21 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Interment was at Hondo Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.


OBITGlenn Hermes.jpg (80640 bytes)Glenn Edward Hermes, age 63 of D’Hanis, passed away July 2, 2014.
He was born in Castroville, July 4, 1950.
Funeral Mass was July 8 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Interment was in Hondo Cemetery, St. John’s Section.

 

 

 

OBITMary Hundley.jpg (109729 bytes)Mary Roberta Heath Hundley passed away at the age of 101 July 18, 2014.
She was born October 12, 1912, in San Antonio.
Funeral services 10 a.m. Fri., July 25, at St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Devine. Interment in Mission Burial Park South, 1700 SE Military Dr., San Antonio, 78214, at 1 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 901 N. Teel, Devine, 78016.

 

 

OBITKELLER_Clifford_obit.jpg (75197 bytes)Clifford Joseph “CJ” Keller, age 72 of San Antonio, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
He was born August 13, 1941, in Castroville
Mass of Resurrection was July 25 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in La Coste.
Interment was in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery.

 

OBITKLUS_Andrew.jpg (300364 bytes)Andrew “Drew” Klus, age 57 of Dunlay, passed away July 12, 2014, in San Antonio.
He was born August 3, 1956, in the United Kingdom.
Visitation Sat., July 19, at 9 a.m., and a celebration of his life at 10 a.m., both at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.

 

 



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Loving mother, grandmother and sister, Judy Haby Marty, age 70 of Castroville, passed away July 29, 2014, in San Antonio.
She was born October 26, 1943, in Castroville.
Mass of Resurrection was Aug. 1.
Holy Rosary was recited Aug. 2, both at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


Doris Wilkins McCord of San Antonio, age 70, passed away in her home on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Graveside service was June 9, at the Hillcrest Cemetery on Morris Ranch Road, near Fredericksburg.

Genoveva Morin Ortiz, age 91 of D’Hanis, passed away July 16, 2014.
She was born in D’Hanis, November 20, 1922.
Rosary was recited July 19, followed by celebration of the Funeral Mass, both at Holy Cross Catholic Church, D’Hanis.
Interment was in San Francisco Cemetery.

OBITPEESE_Betty.jpg (64640 bytes)Betty Jean Trip Peese, age 81 of Atascosa, passed away July 1, 2014, in Lytle.
She was born April 5, 1933.
Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Thur., July 3, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. 
Interment in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Cemetery, La Coste.

 

 

Elida Reyes, age 61 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord July 13,2014.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thurs., July 17.
7 p.m. prayer service at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Fri., July 18, at Hondo Funeral Home.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

OBITRICE.jpeg (193952 bytes)OBITRice, Lynn Jr.jpg (84112 bytes)Lynn “Lindy” Rice Jr. was born January 24, 1947, in Pawnee, OK, at the Pawnee Indian Hospital.
He passed from this life July 20, 2014, in Hondo, at the age of 67 years, 5 months and 27 days.
Services were July 23 at the Pawnee Nation Roam Chief Event Center and interment was in North Indian Cemetery, both in Pawnee, OK.

 

OBITArnold Rihn Grandpa.jpg (577860 bytes)Arnold Roy “Rusty” Rihn, age 84 of D’Hanis, passed away July 8, 2014.
He was born at the family home in Biry December 14, 1929.
Memorial service was July 12 at Guinn-Horger Chapel.

 

 

17july14doug rivers pg 1 (2).jpg (167369 bytes)Douglas S. Rivers, age 63 of Hondo, died July 12, 2014.
He was born March 12, 1951 in New London, NH.
The Rosary was recited July 22 at Porter Loring Mortuary.
Mass was celebrated at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, San Antonio, July 23.
Interment was in San Jose Burial Park.

 


Jesus Rodriguez
, age 97 of Devine, passed away July 2, 2014 in Devine.
Funeral service was July 8 at Hurley Funeral Home in Devine.

Casey Santillo, 71, passed away July 1, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sun. July 6, at the funeral home.
Funeral 11 a.m. Mon., July 7, in the chapel of White’s Funeral Home in Mineral Wells.
Interment 3 p.m. July 7 in Charlie Cemetery, Clay County.

 

OBITSHAFFAR_CMSGT_Samuel_Paul.jpg (92614 bytes)CMSGT Samuel Paul Shaffar, a United States Air Force pioneer, left this world July 18, 2014, at the age of 93, to spend eternity with our Lord Jesus and His Father.
He was born in Kennett, MO, February 25, 1921.
Viewing Sun., July 27, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville.
Graveside services with full military honors Mon., July 28, at 10:30 a.m., officiated by CMSGT Rod Ellison, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

 

Christiana Marie Sollock, age 41 of Highlands and formerly of Devine, passed away July 2, 2014, in Houston.
Rosary was recited July 9 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thur., July 10, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.


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Sandra Warnke
, age 84 of La Coste, passed away July 19, 2014, in Castroville.
She was born Sept. 24, 1929, in San Antonio.
Visitation 9 a.m., prior to the 10 a.m. memorial service Sat., July 26, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Services conclude at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.

 

 

OBITNana-Portrait-Past.jpeg (71546 bytes)ObitChurchPortrait2011-Nanapast.jpeg (26212 bytes)Alice Ruby Mumme Wiemers, age 84 of Hondo, passed away July 10, 2014.
She was born Dec. 4, 1929, in Hondo.
Funeral service 9:30 a.m., Thur., July 17, at New Fountain United Methodist Church. Interment in Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood Section.

 


obit-robin whitley.jpg (15787 bytes)Sherry Robin Fechner Whitley, age 62 years old, went to be with our Lord July 3, 2014.
She was born January 19, 1952, in Corpus Christi.
Funeral services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown, July 7, with Father David Berger officiating.
Burial was at Westside Cemetery, Yorktown.

 

 

Christiane Marie Elisabeth Hoffmann Wood, age 71 of Castroville, passed away July 8, 2014, in Castroville.
She was born September 19, 1942, in Obernai, Alsace, France.
Memorial Mass of Resurrection is 10:30 a.m. Thur., July 10, at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Interment at a later date at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery in Castroville.

 

August 2014

James Thomas Arp, age 71 of Uvalde, passed away August 3, 2014.
He was born in Truscott, TX, April 28, 1943.
Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at First United Methodist Church in Uvalde.

Retired English professor Dr. Georg Meri-Akri Gaston died August 13, 2014, due to complications arising from Muscular Dystrophy, his life-long malady. He was 75 years old.
He was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1938.
His ashes will be spread along those of his wife’s, on their North Carolina mountain property.


OBITGUZMAN_Carlos.JPG (89075 bytes)Carlos “Charlie” Guzman, age 84 of Castroville, passed away August 18, 2014, at home.
He was born April 26, 1930, in San Antonio.
Visitation 12-8 p.m. Thur., Aug. 21, at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Fri., Aug. 22, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. Interment follows the Mass at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


Betty Lue Hardcastle
, age 74 of Devine, passed away August 3, 2014, in Devine.
Visitation from 8 a.m. to service time held in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Devine Fri., August 8, followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m.
Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.


OBITBrenda Hill.jpeg (51053 bytes)Brenda Lynn Hill, age 40 of Hondo, went to be with her Lord August 16, 2014 surrounded by her family.
She was born August 26, 1973 in Muleshoe.
Services were August 20 at Rock City Church in Lubbock with Rev. Jeff McCreight officiating.
Interment was in Ralls Cemetery.

 



)BITHOUGHTON_Bob_obit.jpg (89986 bytes)Robert Alan “Bob” Houghton, age 50 of League City, passed away August 14, 2014, at home.
He was born on New Year’s Eve in 1963, in Kenosha, WI.
Mass of Resurrection 10 a.m. Sat., August 23, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Castroville.
Interment in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.

 

 

 

Virgil J. “Whitey” Kier, age 94 of Scottsdale, AZ, died August 12, 2014.
He was born November 3, 1919, near Hillsboro, OH, then moved to Dayton, OH, as a child.
At his request, there will be no memorial service.


OBITmartin.jpg (644474 bytes)Loving, loyal and caring husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather James Clark Martin, age 76 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord August 7, 2014.
He was born September 17, 1937.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thur., Aug. 14, at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Fri., Aug. 15, 2014 at New Fountain United Methodist Church.
Interment in Hondo Cemetery.

 


Doris Grace McDonald, age 85 of Natalia, passed away August 14, 2014, at home.
Funeral service was August 18 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment was in Longview Cemetery.


OBIT21aug14NAMATKA_Janet.jpg (182482 bytes)Janet Marie Futschik Namatka, age 51 of Atascosa, loving wife, mother and sister, passed away August 18, 2014, at home.
She was born January 18, 1963, in San Antonio.
Rosary was recited Aug. 20 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Mass of Resurrection celebrated at 10 a.m., Thur., Aug. 21, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 11150 Macdona-LaCoste Road, Atascosa, 78002. Interment follows the Mass at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.

Rev. William Banks Patterson Jr., age 86 of San Antonio, passed away August 8, 2014, in San Antonio.
There will be no visitation at the Hurley Funeral Home in Devine prior to the memorial service, which is set for 11 a.m. at Leon Valley Baptist Church Saturday, Aug. 16.
Services conclude at the church.


OBIT14Aug14POERNER_Amy.jpg (649946 bytes)Amy Lynn Poerner of Devine, loving wife, mother and grandmother, as well as dedicated teacher, passed away August 8, 2014, at home.
She was 74.
She was born May 28, 1940, in Austin.
Memorial Mass of Resurrection was celebrated Aug. 13 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville.
Interment was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Devine.

Dorothy “Dottie” Dean Thompson Priddy, age 78 of Castroville, passed away August 6, 2014 in Lakehills.
She was born August 27, 1935, in Cotulla.
Funeral service was Aug. 7 at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home.
Interment was in Castroville Community Cemetery.

Ruby Anne Reichel, age 44 of Lytle, passed away August 12, 2014, in San Antonio.
Funeral service was August 18 at Lytle United Methodist Church.
Services concluded at the church.

Juan L. Sanchez, age 71 of Hondo, went to be with the Lord August 9, 2014.
The Rosary was recited Aug. 12 at Hondo Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 13 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Andrew Louis Schneider, age 82 of D’Hanis, passed away August 15, 2014.
He was born in Castroville, April 7, 1932.
The Rosary was recited Aug. 17 and Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 18, both at Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Kathryn Ann “Kathy” Nester Snider, age 62, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend to many, went to be with the Lord August 4, 2014.
She was born February 14, 1952, in Hondo.
Visitation 9-10 a.m. Thur., Aug. 7, at Guinn-Horger Chapel in Hondo, followed by memorial service.
Interment Hondo Cemetery, with Deacon John Schoellman officiating.

wpe5F.jpg (9065 bytes)Edna Vela, devoted sister and aunt, passed away at home August 16, five days shy of her 75th birthday.
She was born August 21, 1929, in Allende, Mexico.
Funeral services Thur., Aug. 21, her 75th birthday.
Rosary recited at 9:30 a.m., followed by funeral services at the Guinn-Horger Funeral Home in Hondo.
Interment at Hondo Cemetery, beside her parents and sister.
Pallbearers great-nephews, Charlie and Jason Gallardo, Che Lopez, Rene Reyes, David Rendon and Ashton Duke.

 


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