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At Weed-Corley-Fish, we’ve helped families honor their loved ones for over a hundred years. All of our conveniently-located chapels are peaceful, soothing places for your family and friends to gather for remembrance and recollection. And our dedication to your comfort, attention to detail, and honor for local traditions assure you of the most dignified and personalized services as you plan your tribute.

Our Obituaries

Loraine Keilers Bazan

January 4, 1939 - October 18, 2016

Loraine Keilers Bazán, age 77, was born in Woodsboro, Texas on January 4, 1939. On October 18, after a 10 year battle with cancer she passed into Heaven to be in Christ's arms where she will be in peace forever. Loraine was preceded in death by her parents, Werner and Fay Keilers. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Hugo Alberto Bazán, her children Carlos and Sherry Bazán, Christian...
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Thomas Robert Winkley

January 14, 1949 - October 17, 2016

Thomas Robert Winkley, the sweetest father and husband, left our lives Monday, October 17th, 2016. Tom was the most generous person we were lucky to have known, and his love and energy remains with all of his loved ones and friends. Tom, most recently, was the president of Winkley Engineering, Inc. Throughout his life, he was an avid water skier, snow skier, musician, poet, thinker,...
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Dorothy Little Calhoun

November 23, 1932 - October 17, 2016

Dorothy (Little) Calhoun, 83, of Austin, passed away at home October 17, 2016. She was born November 23, 1932 in Cleveland, TX, to Howard and Claudie Moody Little. Dorothy retired from Accounting at the Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX. She especially loved her family, gardening and creating jewelry. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edgar Roy Calhoun; two children...
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Harold G. Daves

November 15, 1928 - October 11, 2016

Harold G. Daves, a resident of Baton Rouge for 60 years, passed away peacefully at the age of 87 surrounded by his family in Austin, Texas. He was born November 15, 1928 on a farm in Lowndes County, Mississippi to Ida Ethel Daves and Arthur Laney Daves. He was the youngest of seven children. Harold received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University and went on to serve...
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Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain

April 23, 1924 - October 11, 2016

Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain, age 92, died peacefully Tuesday, October 11, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1924 to Emma Estelle Lee Dorsett and John Bee Dorsett in Austin, Texas. Cile was one of the youngest of ten siblings. Her father died early in her life and her mother and brothers and sisters settled in what later became Tarrytown. They built several houses on Ash Street near Lake Austin ...
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James Robert Maggio

November 6, 1958 - October 10, 2016

James Robert Maggio, 57, Austin, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia H. Maggio; son Nicholas James and wife Bennett, daughter Caitlin Grace; father Paul S. Maggio; sisters Paula M. Perry and Patti M. Shannon, brother Jon Mark Maggio; eleven nephews and two nieces; many relatives and his beloved dog Maverick. He is preceded in death by his mother...
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Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer

July 11, 1950 - October 8, 2016

Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer A beautiful soul has left her family and friends behind. Jackie knew how to fill our hearts with love, laughter and truth. No matter who you were, or where you were from, she always found a way to make you feel "the love", a universal acceptance. While in her company, Jackie would inevitably find a way to make you smile and forget about the...
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Edna Kettler Thompson Markham

February 23, 1927 - October 8, 2016

Edna Kettler Thompson Markham was born on February 23, 1927 and passed away on October 8, 2016. She was one of four children born to William and Emma K. Kettler, at their home in Coryell County, near Gatesville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother Henry and sisters Hennie and Ella. Edna was the last survivor of her family. She grew up known as Baby Sister, living near St. John...
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Ann J. Knight

October 24, 1926 - October 3, 2016

Ann J. Knight, was almost 90 when she passed away on Monday, Oct 3. Ann is survived by her husband, Lt Gen. James Arthur Knight Jr. (Ret), their son, Lt. Col. Steven James Knight (Ret) and his wife Gail, as well as grandchildren Kristopher, Kasey, Jesse, and Travis, 3 great grandchildren, and niece Judy Ellis. Ann was extremely proud to be the daughter, wife, and mother of an Air Force...
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Rolf Henry Wellnitz

May 27, 1956 - October 2, 2016

Rolf Henry Wellnitz, 60, passed away October 2, 2016, in Austin, Texas. He was born May 27, 1956 in Grossauheim, Germany where his grandmother, Lisbeth Wellnitz, brought 'Rolfi' to the United States at age 3. Rolf attended A&M Consolidated High School in Bryan, Texas and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 18. Beginning service in 1974, he served for six years in the United...
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Gregory Roach

August 7, 1987 - October 1, 2016

Gregory M. Roach, 29, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 1, 2016. He courageously battled and conquered a liver transplant, lymphoma, and most recently a stem cell transplant. Despite his ongoing battle with primary sclerosing cholangitis, his passing was unexpected. Gregory was born on August 7, 1987 in Austin, the son of Suzanne Mann Latimer and Mark Roach. He attended Hyde Park...
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Edwin Milford Goldman

June 6, 1928 - October 1, 2016

Edwin Milford Goldman of Austin, died Saturday October 1, 2016. Edwin was known as "Don" to many. Don was born June 6, 1928 in Victoria, Texas to Edwin Charles and Pearl Kay Goldman. He attended Texas Military Institute & Lampasas High School and was a 1946 graduate of Austin High School. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950 with a BBA degree and was a life member of Phi...
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Mary-Lynn Adams Polk

June 13, 1946 - September 30, 2016

Mary-Lynn Adams Polk, 70, of Austin passed away peacefully September 30, 2016. She was raised in Natchez, Mississippi, the daughter of Stacy and Cleo Adams, and graduated from Mississippi State College for Women in 1967 with a dual-degree in Mathematics and English. While working as a computer programmer with IBM, she met Darryl Polk in Huntsville, Alabama, and they were married in 1972. Mary...
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James Edward Berry

July 17, 1956 - September 30, 2016

Mr. James Edward Berry went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 30, 2016. He was born July 17, 1956, in Austin, Texas, to Thelma Lorine Berry and James Franklin Berry. Prior to moving to Dime Box, Texas in early 2016, he lived in Bastrop, Texas on the family ranch that he and his family built. He was a 7th generation Texan, tracing his roots back to before the Republic of Texas. ...
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Ken Kenigsberg

June 23, 1929 - September 27, 2016

Reuben Kenneth ("Ken") Kenigsberg was born June 23rd, 1929 and died September 27th, 2016 at the age of 87 after complications from a subdural hematoma. Ken devoted his life to saving children. In his 40 years of practicing medicine, he was chief of pediatric surgery at North Shore University Hospital; he performed one of the first successful separations of conjoined twins in the United States;...
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Lynda Menn

May 20, 1941 - September 25, 2016

Lynda Elmore Burford Menn was born on May 20, 1941, and was set free by her Savior, Jesus Christ on September 25, 2016. Lynda was born in Lubbock, Texas, to Leroy and Dortha Elmore. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock and attended Texas Tech University, where she was an active member and officer of Delta Delta Delta national sorority. While attending Texas Tech University, she was...
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Mary Whiteaker Perry

December 10, 1927 - September 25, 2016

Mary Whiteaker Perry of Cedar Park, Texas went to be with the Lord at the age of 88 on Sunday, September 25, 2016 as a result of end stage dementia. She had been a resident of Sagebrook Health Center since November of 2013. Mary was born on December 10, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas to Radelle Cocreham Whiteaker and Jesse Elbert Whiteaker. She had two loving brothers James Elbert Whiteaker (Bert...
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Michael Cromwell Crowley

February 19, 1951 - September 23, 2016

Michael Crowley was born on February 19, 1951, in Dallas, Texas and died on September 23, 2016, in Austin, Texas. The family moved to Austin in 1959 with Michael attending St. Austin's Catholic School, St. Edward's High School and graduating from McCallum High School in 1969 as a proud member of the Royal Court Players (RCP). He went on to earn his BA in English from The University of Texas...
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James "Jim" Richard Boylan

November 29, 1940 - September 22, 2016

Jim passed peacefully on September 22, 2016, at the age of 75. He was a long-time resident of Montclair, New Jersey and, later, of Spring Branch, Texas. His family and friends are grateful for his generous, caring and courageous spirit and his quick wit, which will be missed by all who knew him. Jim was born in Detroit, Michigan to Ruth Fenton and Harold Boylan. After a four-year stint in...
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Stephen Dennis

April 29, 1946 - September 22, 2016

Dr. Stephen Dennis Our much loved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sept. 22, 2016. Steve loved learning, loved discussing politics, and loved being Jewish. He was an avid reader, and was a creative photographer. Steve received a B.S. degree from Long Island University, and a masters and Ph.D from New York University. His love of children led to a career as teacher, guidance...
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Harry Emil Ullmann

May 11, 1928 - September 22, 2016

Harry Emil Ullmann was called by our heavenly Father on 22 September, 2016. Harry was born to Emil and Caralina Ullmann on May 11, 1928 in Floresville, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy from July of 1947 to June of 1950. He moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico in September of 1950 where he worked at the Duval Corporation as business manager. In October of 1967, he moved to Austin with his family to work...
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Kent Morrison Rider

February 7, 1946 - September 21, 2016

Kent Morrison Rider, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He was recovering from open-heart bypass surgery and was under treatment for mantle cell lymphoma. Kent was born on February 7, 1946, in Austin to Violet McLaurin and G. Kent Rider. Kent was a native Austinite and was descended from the original 300 settler families of Stephen F. Austin. He attended...
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Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens

May 4, 1924 - September 21, 2016

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens, age 92, of Austin, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016. She was born on May 4, 1924 to William and Selma (Wieland) Nauert in Dessau, Texas. Margaret was predeceased in death by her father and mother, her husband who was the love of her life, Lewis E. "Babe" Dickens, Sr., son Lewis E. 'Bubba'...
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Nelda Marie Munguia

October 24, 1927 - September 20, 2016

Nelda Marie Munguia passed peacefully in her sleep early Tuesday morning, September 20, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Munguia was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 24, 1927, the only surviving child of the late Anita and Edward Dominguez. As a child, she lived in several places in Texas and Louisiana where her father, a civil engineer, was involved in large WPA Projects. She attended Martin...
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D. J. "Judd" Longley

September 9, 1929 - September 19, 2016

D. J. "Judd" Longley, DDS passed away peacefully on September 19, 2016 at age 87. He and his wife Polly were married 64 years and lived in Austin since their retirement in 1995. Judd was known as a painless dentist practicing his profession for forty years – first in Midland, Texas – then for thirty years in Deer Park. Judd is also survived by his three children, Paul Longley of Austin;...
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Jessie B. Shelby

March 15, 1923 - September 19, 2016

Jessie B. Shelby was born on March 15, 1923 and most blessedly went to be with her Lord on the evening of September 19, 2016. As the ninth of ten children and the eighth of nine girls, she grew up just west of downtown along Shoal Creek at the corner of Ninth Street and Henderson. As a lifelong Austinite, Jessie B. attended Palm Elementary, University Junior High and graduated from Austin High...
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Jo Dawn Noble

February 17, 1943 - September 18, 2016

Jo Dawn Noble, 73, passed peacefully from this life to the next on Sunday, September 18th at her home in Austin, Texas, after a lengthy fight with lung cancer. Born on February 17th, 1943, she was the first daughter and third child of Roy and Dora Hill of Amarillo, TX. Jo Dawn studied English literature at West Texas State University and Texas Christian University before completing a Master of...
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Harry L. Bengtson

September 4, 1930 - September 17, 2016

Harry L. Bengtson, Jr. went to his heavenly home at 5p.m. on September 17, 2016 surrounded by his wife, daughter and son. He was born in Austin, TX on September 4, 1930, to Harry Bengtson, Sr. and Laura Lindahl. He attended Mathews Elementary, Allan Junior High, and graduated from Austin High School. He was a 3 sport letterman at Austin High and was an officer and member of multiple school...
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Doug Beaty

March 1, 1951 - September 17, 2016

On September 17, 2016, Douglas Dell Beaty lifted his heart and soul unto the heavens after a five-year battle with cancer. Doug was truly one of God's finest children and will always be remembered for his ability to never meet a stranger, his great love of life and his larger than life laugh. Doug will be missed by his wife, Mindy, his sons Brandon and Parker, his brother and sister-in-law...
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Ida "Bette" Hackworth

April 16, 1923 - September 17, 2016

Ida "Bette" Hackworth, age 93, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was born in Kentucky on April 16, 1923, and was a resident of Austin for the past 49 years. She retired as bookkeeper of O. Henry Middle School in 2006 after 38 years of service. Bette was preceded in death by her husband John Hackworth, two sons Rick and Bud Hackworth, grandson John Hackworth and two brothers Bill...
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Hans Baade

December 16, 1929 - September 14, 2016

Hans Baade, who has died in Austin at the age of 86, was a leading representative of a group of notable North American legal scholars who came from Central European emigré backgrounds. Born in Berlin in 1929, he came from a German-Jewish family milieu which influenced his destiny in many significant ways and which he shared with a number of eminent professors of law at American and Canadian...
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Joan Larue (McCalla) Farrar

February 6, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan, aged 86, died peacefully on September 11, 2016, with her family beside her after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Joan was born February 6, 1930, in Temple, Texas, the daughter of Coy and Cora Farrar. Joan was a charmingly innocent beauty who accepted life's challenges with good humor and a smile. She enjoyed dancing, time with her friends, and cheering for the Texas Longhorns and...
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Frances Weathered

August 16, 1925 - September 11, 2016

Frances Lavilla Sikes Weathered, 91 passed away in Austin, Texas on September 11, 2016. She was born in Clovis, New Mexico to Bill and Bower Sikes on August 16, 1925. She was raised in Wayside, TX and Slaton, TX. She married Frank Hover Weathered on June 15, 1949. They lived in San Angelo, Odessa, New York City and spent most of their lives in Brownsville, Texas. Frances was a Real Estate...
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Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn

September 8, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn passed peacefully in Austin, Texas, on September 11, 2016, at the age of 86. A funeral mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Odessa, Texas on November 12, 2016. Her unbounded generosity, wisdom and wit will be missed by everyone who knew her. Joan was born in Springdale, Arkansas, on September 8, 1930 to Ruth Mayes Flanagan and Joe Flanagan....
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Virginia Ann Lane

October 22, 1932 - September 10, 2016

Virginia Ann von Rosenberg Lane, born October 22, 1932, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Bee Cave Texas at the age of 83. Virginia Ann was born in a little house on West Lynn in Austin to loving parents Ralph William von Rosenberg and Eula Irene Myers von Rosenberg. The family soon moved to the rich farmlands east of Austin known as Govalle where her family raised peanuts and chickens....
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Marvin Marion Henry

July 20, 1915 - September 10, 2016

Marvin Marion Henry, born July 20, 1915 passed away peacefully on September 10, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Young Henry of 63 wonderful years of marriage. For the past 60 years, he was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Jesters, Alzafar and Ben Hur Temples. Mr. Henry is survived by his daughter Martha Jo Henry Blaylock and husband Brent; his son Marvin Chet Henry...
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James S. St. Aubyn

September 5, 1944 - September 8, 2016

Jim St. Aubyn, 72, of Austin passed away on September 8, 2016. He was born on September 5, 1944 and grew up in Russell, Kansas. After earning a BS degree from Ft. Hays State University in Hays, KS, he first worked for USF&G Insurance Company in Wichita, KS. Through a job offer he and his wife Nancy moved to Austin in 1986 where insurance continued to be his professional career. He retired from...
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Richard Allan Kutner, Jr.

July 29, 1957 - September 8, 2016

Richard Allan Kutner, Jr. passed away on September 8, 2016 after battling lung cancer for over two years. Born July 29, 1957 in Monroe, LA, Richard was 59 years old. We will miss Richard's encyclopedic knowledge of music, novels and current events, awesome insights and really bad jokes, and his invaluable ability to simplify bureaucratic jargon and conjure "out of the box" solutions. He was...
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William Troy McCombs

August 20, 1931 - September 7, 2016

William Troy McCombs, age 85, of Austin died Wednesday September 7, 2016 in Austin. He was born August 20, 1931 in Dawson County, Texas to Forrest and Beatrice McCombs. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a surveyor during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Labrador and Washington State. As a civilian he lived in El Paso, where he raised his family till 1975 at which time he moved his...
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Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, Jr., M.D.

January 16, 1935 - September 5, 2016

KOHL, Harold W. (Bill) Jr. MD, passed away September 5, 2016 in Austin Texas at the age of 81 years after an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Rose Ann. Bill was an internal medicine physician in Tucson for more than 38 years. He was born and raised in Tucson and graduated from Tucson High School and the University of Arizona. Bill returned to Tucson to...
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Helen Henion

June 23, 1925 - September 5, 2016

Helen Mickelsen Henion passed from this life on September 5, 2016 at Westminster in Austin. She was born into a military family in Bridgeport, Conn on June 23, 1925, the daughter of Lieutenant General Stanley R. and Ruth Mickelsen (Klemer). Helen traveled the world moving 37 times during her life as a U.S. Army "brat" and a proud and dedicated U.S. Army wife. She faithfully served her family,...
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John Culver

March 6, 1930 - September 5, 2016

John Leonard Culver, age 86, peacefully passed away September 5, 2016 at Longhorn Village, where he and his wife Mary Jo have made their home over the past five years. John lived an amazing life. After serving in the Korean War, he went to College in Mexico City on the G.I. Bill. He always joked that the "gas and margaritas were cheap there!" After college, John accepted a position with...
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Janice Irene Watt

December 13, 1943 - September 3, 2016

Janice Watt, 72, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2016. Janice was born December 13, 1943, in Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Jeanette Watt. Janice is survived by her daughter, Debbie Ryerson (Carlos) of Austin; sons, Jerry Watt of Smithville and Tommy Gunn of Australia; brothers, Will Watt (Wanda) of Friendswood, Tabb Watt (Gail) of...
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Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr.

July 31, 1934 - September 1, 2016

Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr., a life-time resident of Austin, passed away at his home on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2016. Lem was born on July 31, 1934 to Lemuel Scarbrough, Sr. and Margaret Caldwell Scarbrough. He went to Austin public schools, graduating from Austin High. He attended his freshman year at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO transferring and graduating with a degree...
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Neil Hopkins

November 1, 1928 - August 31, 2016

Neil McKinney Hopkins (Lt. Col., Ret., US Army), beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away at the age of 87 on August 31, 2016. Neil was born on November 1, 1928 in Houston, Idaho to Guy and Helen Hopkins. He attended the College of Idaho and graduated from the University of Omaha. Neil enlisted in the US Army where he served in the Korean War. He retired, as a Lt....
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James Hampton Trice, PhD

January 9, 1955 - August 31, 2016

Dr. Trice was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in physics. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. After Naval Service he finished his studies at the University of Kentucky in nuclear physics. In 1997 Dr. Trice moved to Austin and was working at Nokia on...
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Claude Dee Ross

August 7, 1936 - August 31, 2016

Claude Dee Ross, after 80 love-filled years with us, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2016 at home in Pflugerville following a long battle with lymphoma and Parkinson's. The love of his life, constant companion and wife of 61 years, Carolyn, was at his side, as was their daughter Charlotte and son Clendon. Born on August 7, 1936 at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Claude joined an...
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Kevin Francis O'Keeffe

August 24, 1952 - August 30, 2016

Kevin Francis O'Keeffe was, by turn, a sportswriter, a public servant, a husband, a father, a brother, and a friend to all. After a battle with heart valve failure, he died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 64. O'Keeffe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and shortly after moved to Chicago, where he spent his formative years. He went to Trinity University in San Antonio, where he studied journalism. He...
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Charlie Chapman

February 8, 1921 - August 28, 2016

Charlie Chapman of Austin, age 95, passed from this earth to Heaven on Sunday morning, August 28, 2016. Charlie was born on February 8, 1921 in Lone Oak, Texas, the seventh son of Bill and Odar Chapman. He was raised in the northeast Texas cotton farming community of Lone Oak, graduated from Lone Oak High School and after proudly serving his country in the United States Army Air Corps during...
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Leonard Gerhardt

July 23, 1924 - August 28, 2016

Leonard Gerhardt 92, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Amarillo, died August 28, 2016. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, in the Chapel of Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016, in Memorial Park Mausoleum in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Gerhardt was born near...
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Kay Hart

September 25, 1940 - August 28, 2016

Judith Kay Pegues Hart died on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in Austin, Texas at the age of 75. Kay is survived by her husband of 53 years, the Honorable Joseph Hill Hart, son Joseph Scott Hart and his partner Ross Anthony Brown, daughter Julia Furman Hart, grandson Eli Hart-Johnson, brother David Scott Pegues, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Kay was born on September 25, 1940 in Alice,...
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Edith Rose "Edie" Hungerford

October 22, 1927 - August 27, 2016

Edith Rose Humphrey Hungerford, age 88, died peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2016, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral and interment of ashes will take place on Monday, September 5, 2016, at 2:00 pm at St. Francis–by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, Canyon Lake, Texas. Her grandson, the Rev. Eric Hungerford, will be officiating. Edith Rose, or "Edie," was the daughter...
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Thomas H. Nance, Jr.

November 3, 1923 - August 27, 2016

Thomas H. Nance, Jr. died August 27, 2016, at the age of 92. He was born November 3, 1923, on a ranch west of Kyle near the Blanco River in the same house (originally a log cabin) where both his father and grandfather were born. He was the first of three children born to Thomas Hardy Nance and Dorothy Davis Nance. The Nances were a pioneer family in Hays County. He graduated from Kyle High...
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Edith Calder Taborsky

July 17, 1920 - August 27, 2016

Edith Calder Taborsky, 96, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016. She was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on July 17, 1920 to Leslie and Yarmila Calder. Prior to the Nazi occupation, she and her parents left Czechoslovakia and moved to England where they remained until the end of World War II. In England, she secured a position with the Czech government-in-exile. There she met Edward Taborsky...
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David G. Nance

October 17, 1951 - August 23, 2016

DAVID G. NANCE GENTLEMAN AND SCHOLAR David Guajardo Nance, 64, of Austin, Texas entered eternal rest on August 23, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 17, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas, David is preceded in death by his father Dwight Jefferson Nance. David is survived by his wife Christy Mallinson Nance; two children, Christiane "CJ" Nance Velasco and Adam Domecq...
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Rex Wiginton

November 13, 1941 - August 22, 2016

Rexford Hooks Wiginton passed into the final frontier on the morning of August 22nd, at 10:12 a.m. He was born and raised in Longview, TX. He served 3 years in the army as an armor crewman in Troop E, 2nd Squadron, class SP4 E-4, from 1964 to 1967. Rex was honorably discharged and earned a National Defense Service medal. He then earned a Masters of Business Admin. degree at UT Austin in May 1972....
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Mary Susan Muelhaupt Overbey

October 4, 1933 - August 21, 2016

Mom always told us, "Celebrate quick before something happens!" We celebrated a lot in our lives because she always made things happen. On Sunday afternoon, August 21, 2016, Mom showed us a whole new way to celebrate. With her huge family all around singing, praying, telling stories, laughing, crying and being together, she stepped into the arms of her Savior and into Heaven. Quite a...
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Jim Laughlin

November 14, 1931 - August 20, 2016

James Emmet Laughlin, passed away surrounded by loved ones in Austin on August 20, 2016. Jim was born November 14, 1931, in Mexia, Texas to Alfred James and Fern Day Laughlin. He spent the majority of his childhood in Edinburg, TX where he played football, was class president and graduated as valedictorian from Edinburg High School. Jim and his wife Ann met as the result of a double date in...
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Thomas Wynn Anderson

February 1, 1923 - August 18, 2016

Thomas Wynn Anderson, age 93, passed on peacefully to join his beloved Norma and son Gavin on August 18, 2016. Tom was born February 1, 1923 in Nocona, TX, leather goods center of the Southwest. His family, parents Bascom Earl and Beulah, brothers and sister James, Esma Beth, David and Ken, moved to Austin where he attended University Junior High and Austin High School. His younger sister...
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Christine Dux

April 13, 1923 - August 18, 2016

Helen Christine Dux, 93, of Austin passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016. She was born in Leander, Texas on April 13, 1923 to GH McFarland and Emmie T. Whitt. Christine grew up in Leander and graduated from Leander High School. After graduation she met and married Carl T. Moden. As an Air Force wife she traveled to many destinations, but finally settled in Austin in 1960. She met Ed L. Dux...
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Lorna LaRue

October 8, 1931 - August 18, 2016

Lorna Bush Bradford LaRue, dearly beloved by her family and friends, a long time resident of Austin, passed away on August 18, 2016 at the age of 84. She was born in Billings, Montana to Harold and Helen Bush on October 8, 1931 but got to Texas as soon as she could when the family moved to Texas in 1942. She worked at the IRS for 25 years and the year she retired she married Art LaRue (Col....
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Wayne Lindauer

March 11, 1955 - August 17, 2016

Wayne Lindauer, born March 11, 1955, passed away on August 17, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Emily Lindauer, his son, Scott Lindauer, his brother, Bob Lindauer, and a host of nieces and nephews. Wayne was a thoughtful and generous person who adored his children more than anything else in the world. Wayne grew up in Dallas and was valedictorian of his high school class. He graduated...
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Otto M. Friedrich

January 29, 1939 - August 16, 2016

Dr. Otto M. Friedrich, Jr., age 77, of Austin died Tuesday, August 16, 2016. A third generation Austinite, he was born on January 29, 1939 to Otto M. Friedrich, Sr. and Lillie Stark Friedrich. He was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church, Austin on May 25, 1941 by Rev. Martin Studtmann and was confirmed at Grace, March 29, 1953 by Rev. O. T. Zeeb. He later became a charter member at Hope Lutheran...
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Richard "Dick" Francis

August 28, 1943 - August 14, 2016

Richard Millar "Dick" Francis died peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Brookdale Westlake Hills. Dick fought a courageous 3-month battle after suffering sudden cardiac arrest on April 29. Dick was born in Missoula, Montana on August 28, 1943 to James Henry Francis and Emma Sophia Bryce, the younger of two boys. The family made their home in Plains, Montana near the family lumber mill. ...
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Dorothy Caudill Dacy

November 19, 1940 - August 14, 2016

Dorothy Caudill Dacy, age 75, of Austin went home to be with the Lord, or "Papa" she called Him, last Sunday, August 14th. She went peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Services will be held on Tuesday, August 23rd at Smith Chapel, Riverbend at 2pm. Dorothy lived a full life and her life was full, having single-handedly raised four children. Her children all reside in Austin: Terri...
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John W. Conkling

November 29, 1924 - August 12, 2016

"O my dear one! Thou hast quit this earthly world and risen upward to the Kingdom, thou hast reached unto the grace of the invisible realm, and offered thyself at the threshold of its Lord." ~ 'Abdul-Bahá It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know about the passing of Mr. John W. Conkling on Friday, August 12, 2016. He leaves behind his loving wife, Eleanore Conkling, daughters and...
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Laura Rae Carver

August 11, 2016

Laura Rae (Spurr) Carver passed away into Glory on August 11, 2016. Laura was born in Phoenix Arizona to Ray and Laura Spurr. She was a graduate of Phoenix Christian High School and attended Grand Canyon University. Laura became a Christian at 5 years of age and loved and served her Lord all of her life. She was involved in all aspects of Church life: singing solos, singing in the choir, leading...
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Donald Oscar Nelson

July 29, 1929 - August 10, 2016

Donald Oscar Nelson (87) of Austin, TX passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Donald was born to Oscar and Mattie (Utley) Nelson on July 29, 1929 in Memphis, TN. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked for the Veteran's Administration (VA) for 25 years and retired May 10, 1990. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also had many interests...
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Allan Gray Little

November 21, 1932 - August 10, 2016

Allan Gray Little passed away on August 10, 2016 in Austin, TX at the age of 83. He was born in Rosebud, TX on November 21, 1932 to G B Little and Pauline Page. Allan grew up in Rosebud with one brother, Dwight. The family later moved to San Antonio, TX, where he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. He attended Texas A&M for one year before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1951 as a...
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David Eugene Richard

February 11, 1962 - August 9, 2016

David Eugene Richard, 54, of Georgetown, Tx (formerly of Cedar Park) passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 9th. He leaves behind two beautiful daughters, Kellye White and husband Michael, Kaycee Mouser and husband Ronald, three grandchildren, Taylor, Ozzy, and Darrell, sisters Penny Nejtek (David), Dawn Richard, and Patricia Simpson (Calvin), a nephew who was more like a son, Robert Faurie,...
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Linda Payne Maddry

April 9, 1942 - August 8, 2016

Linda Payne Maddry, 74, of Austin, Texas, beloved wife, mother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at home on August 8, 2016, surrounded by the love of her family and pets. Linda was born on April 9, 1942 in Vicksburg, Michigan to COL (Ret) Charles J. Payne and Beverly Jean Payne. As the daughter of a US Army officer, Linda travelled and lived abroad. Some of her fondest memories were...
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Adrian Goodman

January 8, 1927 - August 7, 2016

How can I best tell you about Adrian?: Adrian graduated from Yeshiva Ohel Moshe in Bensonhurst, from James Madison High School in Brooklyn, and from New York University with degrees in mechanical and aeronautical engineering. What he most liked to do was to build: from a grandfather's clock for our house to miniature doll houses replicas of the "Painted Ladies" in San Francisco for his...
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John William Parker

January 19, 1942 - August 7, 2016

John William Parker, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side on August 7, 2016. He was 74 years old. John was the quintessential Texan, a proud man who believed in the importance of hard work and personal sacrifice; a man who, despite his faults, sought the best in himself and in others. He was a man who did not accept mediocrity,...
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Ronald Roscoe Bush

October 6, 1940 - August 1, 2016

Ronald Roscoe Bush, age 75, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Ron was born in Washington, D.C. on October 6, 1940 to Roland Wendall Bush and Era Walker Bush. His early years were shaped by the well-rounded education he received at Allen Academy, which instilled in him a desire to serve his country. After his graduation, Ron enlisted in the Navy. While in the Navy, he...
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Anne Deitiker Bandy

October 4, 1925 - July 31, 2016

Anne Deitiker Bandy was born to Roscoe Harrison Deitiker and Roena McClurkin Deitiker on October 4, 1925, in Beaumont, Texas. She died on July 31, 2016 in Austin. Her father worked for the Santa Fe railroad and every time he was promoted, they moved, never living more than 5 years in any one city. As a child she lived in San Antonio, Ft. Worth, Denver, South Pasadena, California, then ...
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Betty Ann Bullock Norris Smith

September 29, 1928 - July 30, 2016

Betty Ann Bullock Norris Smith passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016, in Austin. She was born in September 1928 to William Joel and Willie Harmon Bullock. She was raised in Rule, Texas. After graduating from Rule High School, she attended two years at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas where she earned a teaching certificate in music (equivalent to a BA in Music, but HSU didn't offer a...
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Allen D. Golden

November 8, 1925 - July 30, 2016

Allen D. Golden passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016 after a long and courageous bout with Alzheimer's. He was born in Corsicana, Texas to Mace and Sarah Golden on November 8, 1925. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ruth Miller. Allen was a gregarious soul and he used his gift in business. His career included sales in retail, real estate and life insurance with New York...
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Doyce René Anderson

July 27, 1958 - July 29, 2016

Doyce René Anderson passed away July 29, 2016 in Austin, Texas. He was born July 27, 1958 in Longview, Texas, the son of Audis René and Wanda Cregg Anderson. Doyce graduated from Reagan High School in Austin in 1976, and then went on to graduate from the University of Texas in 1982 with a business degree in Petroleum Land Management. He married Deborah Lynn Gersch and moved to beautiful Jackson...
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Charles Henry Griffin

July 3, 1922 - July 29, 2016

Dr. Charles Henry Griffin, 94, of Austin, Texas, retired Professor of Accounting at the University of Texas, died at home on July 29, 2016. The oldest resident of the Cambridge Tower, he had also lived there longer than any other resident, having maintained a home in the building since it opened fifty-one years ago in 1965. Charles was born July 3, 1922, in Blooming Grove, Texas, the son of...
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Robert Littlefield Buford, Jr.

March 4, 1935 - July 28, 2016

Robert Littlefield Buford, Jr. passed away peacefully on the morning of July 28, 2016, at his home in Austin. Bob was born on March 4, 1935, in Austin, a 4th generation Austinite, the son of Robert Littlefield Buford, Sr. and Eileen Buckley Buford. He attended University Junior High and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School. He then attended the University of Texas, received his BBA from...
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Emily Ware Lake

August 8, 1920 - July 27, 2016

Emily Ware Lake was born August 8, 1920, in Nacogdoches, Texas and died on July 27, 2016 in Austin, Texas, her home of seventy years. She lived a long and beautiful life. Raised in El Dorado, Arkansas, Emily remembered a happy childhood spent with her three siblings. She graduated from El Dorado High School in 1938. She then attended Ouachita Junior College where her father, William Ware, was...
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Kimberly Jean (Aken) Gambarin

December 24, 1969 - July 25, 2016

Dr. Kimberly Jean (Aken) Gambarin, 46, passed away at home on July 25, 2016. Kim was born in Beacon, NY on December 24, 1969. She suffered for several years with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy that began (for unknown reasons) after a second surgery on her shoulder. Dr. Gambarin recently retired and closed her medical practice, Hill Country Infectious Disease Consultants in Austin, TX. She is...
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William Henry Welch

November 24, 1929 - July 24, 2016

William Henry Welch passed away on July 24, 2016. He was 86 years old. Born November 24, 1929 in Pharr, Texas, Welch was the sixth of James Bennet and Rosebud Welch's seven children. Bill, as he was affectionately known to friends, spent the latter years of his life in Austin, Texas with Marianne, his wife of 63 years. Bill attended Trinity University in San Antonio on a track scholarship,...
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William LeRoy Rader

August 3, 1926 - July 23, 2016

William LeRoy "Bill" Rader passed away July 23, 2016 in Austin, Texas, where he had been a resident since 1992. Bill was born in Spencer, Iowa, on August 3, 1926, the oldest child of LeRoy Anthony Rader and Anna Rita (Burns) Rader. The Rader family moved from Spencer to Des Moines in 1932 and from Des Moines to Storm Lake, Iowa in 1938. In 1944, Bill graduated from Storm Lake Senior High...
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John Thomas Connolly

May 6, 1925 - July 22, 2016

John Thomas Connolly passed away July 22, 2016 at the age of 91. John was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on May 6, 1925. After serving on a hospital ship in the Navy during WWII, John devoted his life to public health, working 40 years for the Heart Association. After retirement he continued his service by teaching defensive driving through AARP. He was a devoted Catholic and his very strong...
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Ronald Thomas Adams

July 21, 1934 - July 20, 2016

As a new day dawned on his beloved Austin and just hours before his 82nd birthday, Ron Adams crossed the finish line of this life on July 20, 2016...and immediately began his next race and adventure. A life-long athlete, Ron was born July 21, 1934, to O. D. and Myrtle Gober Adams in San Angelo, Texas, the oldest of four children. He spent his younger years in Early, Texas, before his family...
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Bettie Joyce Girling

February 10, 1930 - July 20, 2016

Bettie Joyce Moore Girling born February 10, 1930 in Midlothian, Texas to Robert Moore and Florence Irene Shaw-Moore, died July 20, 2016 at home in Austin, Texas. An adoring wife and loving mother, she is survived by their three children, Robert G. W. IV, (Renee), Maria Schwenk (Jim), and Katherine De La Paz (Tres); thirteen grandchildren: Robert G. W. Girling V, (Stephanie), Gabriella Girling,...
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Jerry Don Julian, M.D. F.A.C.S.

August 11, 1932 - July 19, 2016

Dr. Julian died at home on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, after a 22 month battle with leukemia. He was born in Friona, Texas to Leon and Ethel Julian on August 11, 1932. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Janie Fryar Julian; three sons, Gary (Sara), Greg (Connie), and Brad (Terri); two grandchildren, Cody (Brandon), Mallory (Logan); sister Peggy Thompson; Olen and Cindy Fryar, Roger and...
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James E. "Jim" Nugent

June 24, 1922 - July 17, 2016

James E. "Jim" Nugent, 94, of Austin, died peacefully July 17, 2016, at his residence. Born June 24, 1922 in San Angelo, the son of Edward and Ada Bell Patterson Nugent. Graduated from Schreiner College in 1941. Received his mechanical engineering and law degrees from U.T. Austin. His life was a life of Service. Immediately after graduating from U.T., he became Kerr County attorney where he...
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Ward Cheney

June 28, 1929 - July 13, 2016

Professor Elliott Ward Cheney, Jr., age 87, always known as "Ward," passed away on July 13, 2016. He was born on June 28, 1929 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the younger of two children of E. W. Cheney, Sr. and Carleton (Pratt) Cheney. In mathematics, he was one of the pioneers in the fields of approximation theory and numerical analysis. Ward joined the mathematics faculty at the University...
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Lynn Lankford

March 2, 1937 - July 11, 2016

Carolynn Gless Lankford passed away early July 11th at the age of 79. Lynn was born in El Campo, Texas on March 2, 1937 to Harry and Allene Gless. She graduated from Edna High School and following in her mother's footsteps, received a Bachelor Degree in Education from Southwest Texas State Teachers College in San Marcos where she met and married Eddy Lankford on April 18, 1957. Lynn continued...
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James Austin "Jack" Cloudt

March 29, 1998 - July 10, 2016

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved and cherished son, brother to Julia, JACK, age 18, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of a tragic auto accident on July 10, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Jack's passing has left a gaping hole in all of our hearts. His sudden disappearance reminds us of the mysterious 'invisibility cloak' in Jack's favorite book...
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Phil Nazro, Jr.

August 20, 1937 - July 10, 2016

The Reverend Arthur Phillips Nazro, Jr. died peacefully at home on July 10 after a long illness. He was 78 years old. Phil was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend, teacher, and Episcopal priest. He loved words and used his sharp intellect as a passionate preacher from the pulpit, crossword puzzle enthusiast, and life-long student of languages. He loved the Episcopal Church and...
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Jacqueline "Jackie" Golden

April 7, 1961 - July 9, 2016

Jacqueline Gray Golden passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 9th, 2016, in Austin, Texas. When she left us, the clouds wept, the sky grew a bit darker and the laughter stopped for a moment. Born April 7th, 1961, to Suzanne and Joe Bob Golden in Beaumont, Texas, Jackie was a force of intelligence and wit throughout her life. Jackie spent her childhood summers at Camp Longhorn, where she...
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Anne Beckham Garcia

June 16, 1975 - July 6, 2016

Our hearts are heavy with sadness at the passing of our beloved Anne Beckham Garcia. She courageously battled stage IV lung cancer this past year and died peacefully on July 6, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. Anne was born on June 16, 1975 daughter of Patrick and Margene Beckham and lived her short life in Austin, Texas. A devoted wife and mother, she leaves behind her husband,...
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Terry Knight

January 16, 1967 - July 4, 2016

Terrill V. "Terry" Knight passed away July 4, 2016. She is survived by her beautiful daughters Isabelle, Eloise and Amelia Durr of Austin, TX, her parents David and Marti Knight of Lathrup Village, MI, and her sister Nicole Woodhouse of Louisville, KY. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends who loved her dearly. Her family has requested expressions...
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Estelle D. Fancher

October 24, 1935 - July 3, 2016

Estelle D. Fancher passed away peacefully on July 3, 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Austin, devoted wife, and mother of three boys. She found joy in parenting; making sure that her boys were ready for anything; teaching them cooking, laundry, and sewing while tolerating their endeavors in car repair, car racing, and other activities boys do. Although they soon towered over their petite...
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Joe Mac Walston

January 5, 1922 - July 3, 2016

Joe Mac Walston was born to Jack and Jo Walston on January 5, 1922, in Oakwood, Texas. He went to be with the Lord on July 3, 2016. Joe Mac was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Shirley Walston and his grandson, David Crow. He is survived by his daughters, Terri Crow (Don) and Wendy Howard (Lynn); his grandchildren Kim Moore (Russell), Chris Crow (Becca), Blake Howard and Justin...
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Edna J. Secord

January 20, 1921 - July 1, 2016

Edna J. Secord, 95, went to be with the Lord, family and friends on July 1, 2016. She was born, January 20, 1921 in Austin to John and Florence McCoy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Secord; her parents, John and Florence McCoy; sister, Vivian Clark and her husband Ed; sister, Florine Pearce and her husband, Paul; brother, Bobby McCoy; and a nephew, Paul Pearce, Jr. Also...
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Billie Banks Valentine

August 16, 1924 - July 1, 2016

Born to Lena Smith and Welford T. Hines in Rule, TX Billie was one of 12 children. Preceded in death by her parents, husbands Dale Dunlap, John H. Banks and Jerome Valentine, and most of her siblings. Survived by her three children; Dale Lyn Skach, Jeffrey Banks (lvalene) and Bette Bayne (Mark), 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Pauline Couch. ...
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