Our Obituaries

Alice Breunich

August 25, 1922 - January 28, 2018


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Elaine Elettra Lewis

December 22, 1932 - January 28, 2018


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Mindy Kay Vacek

May 5, 1972 - January 27, 2018


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Richard Gunderson

June 4, 1937 - January 27, 2018


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Rose Verlia Melder

August 9, 1927 - January 24, 2018

Rose, "Rosebud" as she was known in her early years, was born in Stillwater, OK on August 9, 1927 to W. Edgar and May C. Walls. She had two brothers, one sister and six years later another brother. Their large family included 3 step sisters and 3 step brothers as well. Rose went to school at Big Brewer Elementary near Chimney Rock Hollow in Salina, OK. Her high school education was in Pryor...
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Randall Gwenyth LOTRIDGE

December 8, 1951 - January 24, 2018


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John T. Bowen

February 23, 1939 - January 24, 2018

John Thomas (TOM) BowenJohn Thomas (Tom) Bowen of The Woodlands passed away on 01/24/2018 at his home. He was born 78 years ago in Birmingham, Alabama to Fred William & Eula Mae Bowen. Tom served in the US Navy from 1958-1960 on the Destroyer: William C Lawe. After he left the service, Tom worked for RCA on missile tracking ships in the Mediterranean off the coast of Africa as a Field Telemetry...
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Kevin David Shannon

December 11, 1961 - January 24, 2018

Kevin David Shannon, 56, of Galveston, Texas passed away on Wednesday January 24, 2018. Kevin was born December 11, 1961 in New York City and grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts. Kevin attended Medfield High School and then attended Boston Conservatory of Music and Franklin Institute. Kevin had a long career in plant operations/hospital facilities management, a career he cherished and was very...
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Elcira Vondrewitz

November 17, 1922 - January 23, 2018


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Brian Alan Duvall

July 5, 1990 - January 23, 2018

Brian Alan DuvallJuly 5th, 1990 - January 23rd, 2018Brian Alan Duvall, 27, of The Woodlands, TX passed away on January 23rd, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with melanoma. He was surrounded by his family throughout the duration of his illness, and at the time of his passing.Brian was born in Silver Spring, MD on July 5th, 1990. After moving to The Woodlands as a child, he graduated from...
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Jeanne Akers

May 27, 1921 - January 22, 2018


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Gae Lynne Lisenby

July 11, 1946 - January 21, 2018


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Donna Evans Kojak

March 1, 1947 - January 19, 2018


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Movelda Mitchell Mayes

April 11, 1920 - January 18, 2018

Movelda (Mo) Mitchell Mayes, 97, of Conroe, Texas, passed away January 18, 2018. She was born on a farm in Knox County, Texas, April 11, 1920. Movelda graduated from Benjamin High School on May 19, 1938, and received a secretarial business degree from Draughan's Business School in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1945. She was married to Robert Brightman Mayes on June 6, 1942, in Henrietta, Texas....
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Horace Ray Jackson

June 21, 1932 - January 15, 2018

The Mild-Mannered Rabble-Rouser To meet him you would not know it, but he was. Horace Ray Jackson was born to Bertha M. and General Green Jackson on June 21, 1932 in Jacksonville, Florida. Picked on by older boys, this quiet young man learned early on to stand up for himself-at home, in school, in college, and in the military. He was smart, humorous, and very likable. He was a born leader, often...
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Beverly Jane Lambert

December 15, 1933 - January 13, 2018

Beverly Jane Lambert passed away at her home peacefully in The Woodlands, Texas on January 13, 2018. Beverly was born December 15, 1933 and raised in Tyler, Minnesota to Danish parents, Soren and Stella Larsen. After graduating High School, Beverly attended the Minneapolis School of Business. Then, after completing her courses, she later joined her sister, Ann, to work in Los Angeles as a...
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Heino Richard Erichsen

June 7, 1924 - January 13, 2018

Heinrich (Heino) R. Erichsen, 93, of Shenandoah, TX passed away on 1/13/18. He was born in Kiel, Germany on 6/7/24. Heino earned his BS in business administration at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota, and earned his MA in human development at St. Mary's University in Minnesota. He was married to Jean Erichsen on 12/29/1962. Heino was a pioneer in international adoption as the...
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Wilbur Stanley Williams

June 3, 1940 - January 10, 2018

Wilbur Stanley Williams, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on January 10, 2018, at 77. He was born in Bainbridge, Georgia, on June 3, 1940, where he grew up and was in the class of 1958 at Bainbridge High School. Wilbur graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology. He went on to receive his Master of Science degree in Geology from the University...
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Louie Jacques Barbe

October 22, 1924 - January 9, 2018

Louie J. Barbe, Jr., resident of The Woodlands, died on January 9, 2018. He was born on October 22, 1924, in Seguin, Texas. He attended public schools in Texas and Louisiana. He graduated from Lamar Junior College and received BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A & M College in 1948. He was a charter member of Christ Church United Methodist. Mr. Barbe served in the US Army 1944-1946 and...
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Dennis George Muehe

April 20, 1947 - January 8, 2018

Dennis George Muehe passed peacefully from this life on January 8th, 2018 at the age of 70. Dennis was born on April 20th, 1947 to Lawrence and Mary Muehe on Galveston Island. He grew up in La Marque, Texas. In the summers during his childhood he and his family would visit his extended family in Minnesota. The family describes how all 5 of the kids were in backseat with windows open and no AC....
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James D. Wofford,

February 2, 1956 - January 6, 2018

James Dupree Wofford, Jr., 61 years old of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away, January 6, 2018. He was born in Pasadena, Texas, on February 2, 1956. Jim graduated from South Houston High School, class of '74 and received his B.A. in Architecture from The University of Houston. He was married to Rebecca Lee Wofford on July 27, 1979. Jim had a long and successful career in architecture and design...
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Josephine Santos Davenport

December 22, 1937 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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Percyvaldo Fonseca Wendler

October 12, 1937 - January 4, 2018


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Bertie Lou Goodman

September 5, 1931 - January 4, 2018

Bertie Lou Goodman, 86, passed away on January 4, 2018 in the Gardens of Bellaire nursing home in Bellaire, Texas in the presence of her family, and her loving caregivers. Bertie Lou has lived at Gardens of Bellaire near her daughter Robin's home suffering from dementia since the death of her husband, Jerome in 2012. Bertie Lou was known for her warm and generous personality, especially in the...
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Dennis Gene Bernhart

May 27, 1945 - January 4, 2018

Dennis Gene BernhartOn the afternoon of January 4, 2018, Dennis Gene Bernhart, 72, of the Woodlands, Texas passed away at his home after a year and a half battle with cancer and a lung disease. Memorial contributions may be given to Operation Military Embrace (OME), or the Woodlands Church.Dennis was born on May 27, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri. He was raised in several cities around the United...
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Charles Arlen Barnes

August 12, 1943 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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Charles Arlen Barnes

August 12, 1943 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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Charles Arlen Barnes

August 12, 1943 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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Shirley Jean Lovinggood

November 23, 1939 - December 31, 2017

Shirley Jean Lovinggood, age 78, of Willis, Texas, passed away December 31, 2017. She was born in Ogallala, Nebraska, on November 23, 1939. She graduated from Sterling High School, Sterling, Colorado, in 1957 and received an associate's degree from Brazosport Community College, Lake Jackson, Texas. She fell in love with James Vernon Lovinggood while in high school. They were married on June 7...
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Mary Gene Kimball

August 10, 1933 - December 30, 2017

Mary Gene Kimball (née Gainey), of The Woodlands, Texas died in her home on December 30, 2017. She was 84 years old.Mary Gene is survived by her loving husband Scott Kimball; children, Scott Kimball of Victoria, TX, David Kimball of Houston, TX and his wife Qing, Patrick Kimball of The Woodlands, TX and his wife Christie; her grandson Jack Kimball; sister Patricia Morgan of Charleston, SC,...
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Mary Lee Baldwin

January 4, 1943 - December 26, 2017

Mary Lee Baldwin, age 74, of Spring, TX passed away on Tuesday December 26, 2017. Mary was born January 4, 1943. Mary is survived by life partner, Louis Evans.A visitation for Mary will be held Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home & Cemetery, 18000 Interstate 45 S, The Woodlands, TX 77384. A funeral service will occur Monday, January 1,...
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Mykola Vdovin

November 8, 1950 - December 26, 2017

Vdovin Mykola, 67, passed away December 26, 2017. He was born in Ukraine on November 8, 1950. Mykola graduated from Schakhterstk and received a Masters degree from Kharkiv Pharmacy University, Ukraine. He was married to Galyna Vdovina on February 18, 1977. Mykola had a career in the pharmacy industry for thirty years and had a passion for cars and car repair. He is survived by his wife, Galyna...
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Carolyn Frances McDonough

August 31, 1929 - December 20, 2017

Carolyn Frances Brand McDonough, 88, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away December 20, 2017, in Houston, Texas. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on August 31, 1929. Carolyn graduated from Withrow High School in 1948. She was married to Charles Aloysius McDonough in Cincinnati on December 29, 1949. She worked as an Executive Assistant for various companies. She had a passion for sports and card...
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Jessie Mae Overby

November 16, 1938 - December 19, 2017

Jessie Mae Johnson Overby was born in Covington, Texas on November 16, 1938 to JV (Bud) and Viola Johnson. She grew up in Hill County where love of family and God were paramount in her life. She graduated Valedictorian from Hillsboro High School a year earlier than required in 1955. Then attended TCU for one semester when she married Billy J Overby on December 17, 1955. They met at...
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Alice Jean Spitzer

November 20, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Alice Jean Spitzer, 87, of The Woodlands passed away Sunday, December 17th. She was born in Chicago, IL on November 20, 1930. Alice was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 40 years, Harry Jack Spitzer, and her parents, Iva and Jacob Ropp. Forever our Golden Girl (her favorite TV show), Alice was a loving sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be remembered for her...
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Angela A. Chonko

March 30, 1915 - December 16, 2017

Angela Chonko, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away December 16, 2017 in The Woodlands. She was born to Anna and Frank Lipski in Bayonne, New Jersey, March 30, 1915. She grew up in New Jersey and moved to The Woodlands in 1980.She was a member of Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in The Woodlands. In addition to being the most loving mother, grandmother, and Gigi,...
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Billy Wayne Hightower

April 20, 1930 - December 16, 2017

Billy Wayne Hightower, 87, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away December 16, 2017. He was born in Mt. Vernon, Texas, on April 20, 1930.He was formerly married to Lee Hightower. Bill had a long career in the oil and gas industry. He had a passion for photography and wood work. He is survived by his daughters, Denise Woods and Lisa Nelson; sons, Greg and Keith Hightower; grandchildren, Jason, Chad...
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John Martin Quinn

November 19, 1960 - December 15, 2017

John Martin Quinn of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away Friday December 15, 2017. He was born in Medford, Massachusetts, on Nov. 19, 1960, first born son of John and Theresa Quinn. John graduated from Spring H.S. Texas and proudly received a Bachelor degree from Texas A&M University. He was happily married and adored his wife, Stacy L. Quinn, for the past 14 years. John worked in Convenience...
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James Frank Majewski

May 6, 1939 - December 12, 2017

Surrounded by his family, James (Jim) Majewski passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017. The beloved patriarch of a large extended family, Jim is survived by his wife Verline; his sister Sandy; his sons Jamey, John, and Jeff; his stepchildren Paula Collins, Janeen Osina, and John Comeaux; and his 26 grandchildren and great grandchildren.Jim was born on May 6, 1939 in South Bend, Indiana to...
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Ellen Mae Flesher

March 22, 1928 - December 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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James Daniel Simpson

January 15, 1943 - December 12, 2017

James Daniel "Dan" Simpson, 74, of Shenandoah, Texas, passed away on December 12, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 15, 1943. Dan graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Lamar University. He was married to Peggy on May 8, 1970. Dan had a career in commercial brokerage insurance, working for Marsh & McLennan Inc....
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Lucille M. Ochoa

September 23, 1924 - December 12, 2017

Lucille Maggio Ochoa, a resident of The Woodlands, Texas died on December 12, 2017. She was born in Beaumont, Texas on September 23, 1924, the eldest child of the late Annie and Mike Maggio. She resided in San Antonio, Texas until 2006 when she became a resident of Windsor Lakes.Lucille married the late Captain Eddie H. Ochoa in Beaumont in 1961 during Hurricane Carla after which she began her...
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Wayland Carlyle Melton

June 5, 1951 - December 11, 2017

Wayland C. Melton, 66, of Magnolia, Texas, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Wayland was born in Houston, Texas, on June 5, 1951, and was married to Rhonda Melton on December 30, 1970. Wayland had a career in the oil and gas industry as a corporate trainer. He was a member of the Decker Prairie Church of Christ. Wayland was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Eva Melton. He is...
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Michael John Davide

January 30, 1946 - December 10, 2017

Michael John Davide, 71, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away on December 10, 2017. He was born in Manhattan, New York, on January 30, 1946. Michael graduated from Fort Hamilton High School. He received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from New York Institute of Technology and a master's degree in business administration from Rockhurst College. He was married to Patricia Davide on...
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Marvin Leonard Roberts

July 28, 1956 - December 8, 2017

Marvin Roberts, 61, passed away on December 8, 2017. Marvin grew up in Northeast Houston and attended Smiley High School. After marrying the love of his life, Kathy Ballard, their adventures moved them to several places including Humble, Huffman, Sulphur Springs, Spring and most recently, Magnolia, Texas. He owned his own business, Roberts Machine Tool Service, and was trained and mentored by his...
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Chuchu Ma

February 28, 1994 - December 7, 2017

Chuchu Ma, 23, of Mountain View, California, passed away on December 7, 2017. Those who have met Chuchu can tell you that she accomplished more in her 23 years than most people manage in an entire lifetime. There is no doubt that she would have gone on to achieve even more of the incredible, but it's not the length of life, rather, the quality of life well lived that matters. Chuchu was born in...
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Thomas Jefferson Williams

November 27, 1980 - December 4, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Williams IIIOn Monday December 4th, 2017, Thomas passed away at Herman Memorial Hospital inShenandoah, Texas, as a result of a severe asthma attack from the previous day. Thomas hadrecently turned 37 years old.Thomas Williams was born in Houston, Texas on November 27, 1980. He was the only son ofThomas Jefferson Williams II, and Marlene Havel Sprawls.Thomas spent his growing up...
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Roger Allan Bolton

September 23, 1946 - December 4, 2017

Roger Allan Bolton, 71, of The Woodlands, TX passed away December 4, 2017.He was born in Mulga, Alabama on September 23, 1946. Roger graduated from Sam Houston High School and received B.A. in Business Administration from Tarrant County Junior College.He was married to Jeanette Ann Bolton on May 25, 1990. Roger had a career in Aerospace also Oil and Gas, with LTV, General Dynamics, Western Atlas...
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Patricia Gertrude Kearley

November 26, 1931 - December 4, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Bernardi Kearley Pat passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family in the afternoon of December 4, 2017 after a long struggle with dementia and achalasia. She was 86 years old. Pat is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jim Kearley, sons, Jim Kearley and Danny Kearley, daughter, Marianne Daugherty, son-in-law, Gary Daugherty, seven grandchildren and four great...
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Ruby Louise Einkauf

May 21, 1924 - December 3, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Forest Park -The Woodlands Cemetery.
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Ruby Louise Einkauf

May 21, 1924 - December 3, 2017

Ruby Louise Einkauf, 93, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 3, 2017.She was born in Oak Park, Illinois on May 21, 1924. Ruby graduated from Reagan High School.She was married to Eugene William Einkauf on April 13, 1946.Ruby worked as a secretary for the Houston Independent School District and she had a passion for her family, movies and music.She was preceded in death by her parents...
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Olene Maynard Reaves

May 30, 1933 - November 30, 2017

Bertie Olene Calhoun Maynard-Reaves was born May 30, 1933 in Marquez, Leon County Texas to Jack and Hazel (Yarbrough) Calhoun. She is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husbands, Roger Leroy Maynard and Jimmie Lee Reaves; Son, Roger Lynn Maynard, Granddaughter, Stacey Lynn Maynard; Brothers, Jack Calhoun, James Calhoun and David Calhoun; Sisters, Mary Stevens, Katie Calhoun and Kathy Crain...
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Christopher Zafiris Vamvakias

January 18, 1944 - November 29, 2017

Christopher Zafiris VamvakiasChristopher Z. Vamvakias went to meet his loving creator and those who have preceded us in this life on November 29, 2017. Chris was born on January 18, 1944, in Portland, Maine. In 1947, his family moved to Houston, Texas, and settled in Cloverleaf where Chris attended school, graduating from Galena Park High School in 1962. Chris attended college at Georgia Tech...
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Leon Frank Boone

April 12, 1958 - November 27, 2017

Leon Frank "Rod" Boone II, aged 59, of Montgomery, Texas, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. He was born in Mission, Texas, on April 12, 1958. Rod graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Houston and was married to Heidi Marie Griesedieck on July 1, 1978. He received an associate's degree in computer science from Massey College and had a career in information technology, working for...
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Leon Stewart Eshleman

November 8, 1940 - November 26, 2017

Leon Stewart Eshleman, aged 77, of Houston, Texas, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017. He was born to Jacob Daniel Eshleman and Lola Virginia Eckhart on November 8, 1940, at Ephrata Community Hospital in Ephrata Pennsylvania. Leon graduated from Ephrata Community High School in 1958 and attended barber school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1959. He cut hair for 13 years at Cellers Barber...
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Larry L. Shiver

July 4, 1952 - November 24, 2017

Larry L. Shiver, 65, of The Woodlands, Texas passed away November 24, 2017.He was born in Opp, Alabama on July 4, 1952. Larry graduated from Opp High School and received a Bachelor's of Criminal Justice from the University of Houston- Downtown. Larry had a career in law enforcement for 13 years with the Houston Police Department and over 22 years with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms....
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Lowell Lee Andrews

January 25, 1934 - November 23, 2017

Lowell Lee Andrews, 83, of The Woodlands, Tx., passed away early Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017. He passed peacefully in his sleep.Lowell Andrews was born in Orlando, Florida on January 25, 1934, to Laurin Lundy Andrews and Dorothy Morrow Andrews. In May, 1952, he graduated high school from Forest Lake Academy in Orlando, Florida.Lowell entered college in Michigan, where he completed...
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Beth Black

October 17, 1965 - November 23, 2017

Beth Judith (Abbey) Black passed away peacefully with family by her side on November 23, 2017. She was 52 years old. Beth was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan on October 17, 1965. Her family moved to Texas when Beth was a toddler. Upon graduating from Galena Park High School in 1984, she worked as an administrative assistant for Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. On August 8, 1986, Beth married James...
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Joy Ellen Maisano

May 7, 1946 - November 18, 2017

Joy Ellen Maisano (Masropian) died peacefully in her home surrounded by her immediate family on November 18, 2017. She is preceded in death by her father, Gerald Masropian (Dearborn, MI).Joy is survived by her husband, Jerome (Jerry), son Michael Maisano (Stacey), daughter Lisa Maisano-Norman (Andy and granddaughter, Ruby Joy), as well as her mother, Lillian Masropian (Dearborn, Mi), and siblings...
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Ronald Herman Klenke

December 8, 1934 - November 18, 2017

Ronald Herman Klenke, 82, of Houston, passed away November 18, 2017.He was born in Seguin, TX on December 8, 1934, the son of Melvin and Edna (Shriever) Klenke. Ron graduated from Seguin High School (where he was Mr. Seguin!) and attended the University of Texas after serving in the United States Army. He was married to Winona (Boatman) Klenke and settled in Alief working in the insurance...
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Mary Margaret Jones

May 28, 1943 - November 17, 2017

Mary Margaret "Peggy" Jones, 74, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away November 17, 2017.She was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on May 28, 1943.Peggy graduated from Laurel High School and received a B. S. degree in mathematics from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.She was married to Merritt Jones on August 2, 1964.Peggy had a career as a math teacher and as a computer project manager with...
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Laura Parada Hurtado-Walls

December 4, 1972 - November 14, 2017

My Wife, Laura Parada Hurtado-Walls, as many knew her, Lauda, was born to Edmundo Torres Hurtado and Rosa Maria Parada Hurtado of Matamoras, Mexico, on December 4, 1972. She was the second of two girls and two boys. Laura grew up being Laura with a wonderful smile, while being a lighthearted, giving and loving person. Her family moved to Houston, Texas, in August, 1973, and have been...
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Mildred Mae Kennedy

September 5, 1927 - November 13, 2017

Mildred Mae Kennedy, 90, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away November 13, 2017. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky, on September 5, 1927. Mildred was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, C.O. Kennedy; granddaughter, Kimberly Ann Miles; and son-in-laws, Benny C. Miles and Jerry D. Chamberlain.She is survived by her daughters, Debra Ann Kennedy and Brenda Joyce Miles of The...
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Carmen Teuscher

August 4, 1935 - November 9, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Forest Park -The Woodlands Cemetery.
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Carlos Sibaja

November 3, 1960 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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Garry Riley Keenan

January 20, 1946 - November 6, 2017

Garry Riley Keenan, of The Woodlands, TX passed away at home on November 6, 2017.Garry was born in Schenectady, NY on January 20, 1946, the second of six children to Robert and Gloria Riley Keenan. He started his high school career at Notre Dame Bishop Gibbons in Schenectady but spent his senior year, and graduated from, Vestal High School in Vestal, NY. This is where he would meet his future...
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Wilbur Emmett Dole

November 19, 1926 - November 4, 2017

W.E. (Bud) Dole, born November 19, 1926, died peacefully in his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017 surrounded by his wife Betty and loving family.Bud, a Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War found great joy in volunteering in Midland and Houston at Friendship House, Casa de Amigos, the Police Station and the Cancer Center. He found immense fulfillment providing an empathetic ear for cancer...
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Donald Jay Sebastian

August 11, 1952 - November 2, 2017

Donald Jay Sebastian, 65, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away November 2, 2017. A loving, proud, and kind man, a true Texan, he will be missed by many. He was born in Houston, Texas, on August 11, 1952. Don graduated from Spring Branch High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Trinity University. He married Elizabeth (Betsy) Collins Bland on June 29, 1974. Don worked in...
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Billy J. Thompson

December 11, 1934 - October 31, 2017

Billy Jack Thompson, 82, of Magnolia, TX passed away on October 31, 2017. Billy was born in Streetman, TX on December 11, 1934. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Zola Mae Thompson. Billy graduated from Sam Houston State University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees. He taught Junior High Science and Math for 4 years, in November of 1961 he became...
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Franklin Dee Weemes

June 30, 1933 - October 31, 2017

Frank Weemes 84, of Willis, Texas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. Born in Atlanta, Texas to Jim and Cena Weemes. He lived most of his life in the Spring and Willis area.Frank owned the Exxon Mobile Barber Shop. He loved his job and he was a hard worker. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, but never missed church on Sunday. He loved the Lord and shared the gospel with...
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Pamela Lynn Close

September 9, 1963 - October 31, 2017

Pamela Lynn Pohl was born on September 9, 1963 in Eureka, KS, to Dale Pohl and Ardonna Lee Flaherty. She was raised in Eureka attending Christ Lutheran Church and graduating from Eureka High School. While in college at The University of Kansas (where she was a proud Gamma Phi Beta), she met and married Randal Lee Scates. After college, two daughters were born, Katelyn O'Neal Scates and Lynna...
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John Edward Quinn

July 12, 1938 - October 31, 2017

MSgt John Edward Quinn (Ret), 79, of The Woodlands, TX passed away October 31, 2017. He was born in Queens, New York on July 12, 1938. He was married on February 8, 1969 to Nancy (Pizzo) Quinn until her death on July 10, 2017.John was a member of the United States Army and during his 20 years of service, achieved the rank of Master Sergeant. After an honorable discharge from the Army in 1984,...
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Gene Elizabeth Gates

December 17, 1930 - October 31, 2017

Gene Taylor (Price) Gates, 86, of Conroe, Texas passed away peacefully on October 30, 2017, in Conroe, Texas. Gene was born to Jimmie Taylor and Elizabeth Ford Taylor on December 17, 1930, in Groveton, Texas. She graduated in 1948 from Groveton High School and later married J. V. (Sonny) Price. She and J. V. had two children and raised their family in Groveton. Sonny was the Trinity County Judge...
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David Charles Vaughan

September 26, 1937 - October 29, 2017

David Charles Vaughan passed away October 29th, 2017. Born September 26th, 1937, and raised in Troy, Pennsylvania, David was the fourth of seven children by Margaret Darden and Evan James Vaughan. He was a graduate of Troy High School, Paris Island and Mansfield College. After his time in his beloved Marine Corps he worked as a high school history teacher where he met the love of his life,...
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Rogers Jackson Francis

October 18, 1928 - October 25, 2017

Rogers Jackson Francis passed away on October 25, 2017 at the age of 89. He was born in Winnsboro, Louisiana on October 18, 1928. During high school, he played trombone in the band, was active as a thespian and played football. In 1946, he joined the Marine Corps where he served until 1948; then joined the inactive reserves and attended Louisiana Tech. During the Korean conflict in 1950, he...
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Patricia G. Spahr

September 14, 1947 - October 23, 2017

Patricia G. Spahr, 70, of The Woodlands, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 14, 1947. Patty graduated from Mother of Mercy High School in Cincinnati, Ohio and received a B.S. in Education from Cleveland State University. She was married to Gary W. Spahr on May 8, 1976. Patty was a teacher at Glen Loch Elementary before retiring in 2005. She...
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Inina Margaret Reyes Saures

October 19, 2017 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, TX.
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James Edward Derington

September 30, 1933 - October 22, 2017

James Edward "Poppie" Derington, 84, of Montgomery, Texas, passed away into the loving presence of Our Lord on October 22, 2017. During his battle with cancer, he continued to face each day with a twinkle in his eye and a spring in his step. He was born on September 30, 1933, in Gleason, Tennessee to Luther Eddy Derington and Opal Lorene Overton Derington. After receiving a Bachelor of Science...
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Agnes Florine Stauffer

February 15, 1922 - October 22, 2017

Agnes F. Stauffer, 95, passed away October 22, 2017. She was born in Seattle, Washington on February 15, 1922. Agnes Stauffer graduated from Seattle Pacific College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Education. She was married to William O. Stauffer on August 27, 1950. Agnes worked as an elementary school teacher for the Seattle School District before becoming a homemaker. She was an active...
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Nancy Chamberlin Parrigin

March 26, 1922 - October 19, 2017

On October 19, 2017 Nancy Chamberlin Parrigin, truly one of the "Greatest Generation", stepped peacefully into the presence of our Lord.Nancy was born on March 26, 1922 to Burr and Nellie Chamberlin. She was raised in New York City and Bronxville, New York. At Bronxville High School, Nancy earned numerous letters for her athletic achievements, and she continued playing tennis and golf well into...
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Robert R. Mccall

June 21, 1926 - October 19, 2017

Robert McCall 1926-2017. Robert "Bob" McCall, passed away Thursday, October 19 at age 91 in The Woodlands, Texas. Born in Norman, Oklahoma, he enlisted in the Navy after high school and was accepted to their Electronic Technician School in Lake Michigan. He volunteered for submarine duty, was assigned to Midway Island and then to the submarine USS Hawkbill where he served until his discharge...
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Shirley Jean Ann McKelvie

May 2, 1937 - October 17, 2017

Shirley Jean Ann McKelvie, 80, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away October 17, 2017. She was born in Strathmore, Alberta (Canada) on May 2, 1937. Jean graduated from Cluny Bow Valley Sh High School. She was married to Stanley Royce McKelvie on August 26, 1958. Jean had a career in banking and the hotel industry for World Savings (Moraga, CA), The Greenspoint Marriot (Houston, TX), and co-owned...
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Nola Weaver Guest

June 26, 1933 - October 16, 2017

After a long and hard-fought battle with cancer, Nola Weaver Guest passed away peacefully on Monday, October 16, 2017, in The Woodlands, Texas, surrounded by her family.Nola Lorraine Weaver was born at home in Gulf, Texas, on June 26, 1933. She was one of six children, born to Frank Edward Weaver and Georgia Clementine Mullins. Nola enjoyed life in the country from harvesting and canning fruits...
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Mary Ellen Hawes Gleske

December 7, 1934 - October 16, 2017

Mary Ellen (Bauders) Hawes Gleske, 82, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away on October 16, 2017. Mary Ellen was born on December 7, 1934 in Belmore, Ohio to Paul and Charmion Bauders. She graduated from Zanesville High School in Zanesville, Ohio in 1952 and from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Liberal Arts Degree in 1956. While at Ohio Wesleyan, Mary Ellen pledged Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity where...
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Marie Ann Schelski

August 15, 1947 - October 14, 2017

Marie Ann Prazak, 70, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away October 14, 2017. She was born in Houston, Texas on August 15, 1947. Marie graduated from Sam Houston High School. She was married to John Lewis Schelski on April 17, 1971. Marie Ann Schelski had a career in accounting at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and was owner of Marie's Alteration. She had a passion for sewing, cooking, flowering,...
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David L. GLOVER

May 21, 1941 - October 14, 2017

David L. Glover, of The Woodlands, TX, passed away October 14, 2017.He was born in Houston, TX on May 21, 1941.David graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in 1959 and attended Harding University in Arkansas; he graduated from the University of Houston.He was married to Judith Kathleen Glover.David had a career in Sales and Marketing for Vopak North America Inc. in 2000 and later retired from...
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Rita Carol Getty

June 28, 1940 - October 13, 2017

Rita Carol (Novacek) Getty, 77, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away October 13, 2017.She was born in David City, Nebraska, on June 28, 1940. Rita graduated from Guardian Angels in West Point Nebraska in 1958. When she was 19 she bought a one-way ticket to California, and worked at Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm. She married Bill Getty on October 26, 1963. She became a stay at home mother of...
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M. Edith Hoffman

December 21, 1926 - October 8, 2017

M. Edith Hoffman died Sunday, October 8, 2017, in Conroe, Texas, at the age of 90 years old, in her home, surrounded by her family. Her first name was actually Magdelene, but she was known to her friends and family as Edith.Edith's husband of 66 years, Raymond F. Hoffman, predeceased her, on January 28, 2015. Edith is survived by her son, Daniel J. Hoffman and his wife, Cheryl of The Woodlands,...
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Paul Gerard Berthiaume

August 19, 1949 - October 6, 2017

Paul G. Berthiaume, 68, of Conroe, passed peacefully from this earth to his Heavenly home on October 6, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He valiantly fought the disease for nearly 3 years and inspired us all with his toughness and bravery. He never lost his sense of humor or zest for life.Paul was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 19, 1949. He moved to Texas in 1962...
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Alice Hughes Elsby

March 4, 1933 - October 4, 2017

Alice May Hughes Elsby, age 84, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family members on Wednesday October 4, 2017. Alice was born March 4, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of the late Clarence J. Hughes and Jewel Holmann Hughes.Alice graduated from Highland Park High School in 1950, in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. She then attended Southern Methodist University, where she...
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Travis Allan Jones

January 9, 1936 - October 3, 2017

Travis Allan Jones, age 81, died after a long, stoic battle with cancer, in The Woodlands, Texas, surrounded by his loving wife, children and grandchildren. Born January 9, 1936, in Kingston Mines, Illinois, to Ronelva & Paul Franklin Jones, Travis was a man's man. He was Staff Sargent and Veteran of the Air Force and National Guard and Jet Airplane Mechanic for Continental, Federal Express...
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Dorothea Jeanne Hardt

November 19, 1938 - October 3, 2017

Dorothea Jeanne Hardt, 79, of Houston, Texas, passed away October 3, 2017.She was born in Palestine, Texas, on November 19, 1938. Dorothea Jeanne Hardt attended Palestine High School.In 1956 she was married to Elmo Winzel Hardt for 61 years. Dorothea had a career in book keeping for several companies.She had a passion for collecting antique glass.She was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn...
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Cary Jay Grubb

January 25, 1971 - October 1, 2017

Cary, better known as CJ, was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He attended elementary through graduation in The Woodlands School System. He graduated from ITT Technical with an Associate degree and, on occasion, taught night classes. CJ's career for the better part of 20 years was with Exmar Offshore in Houston, Texas, where he held various positions in design, piping, structural, PDMS...
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Tiffani Ann Clemens

January 24, 1977 - September 27, 2017

Tiffani Ann Clemens, 40, of Houston, Texas, passed away September 27, 2017.She was born in Houston Texas on January 24, 1977.Tiffani had a passion for traveling and adventure.She was preceded in death by her grandfather Walter Flores.She survived by her father, Thomas Shoelen; mother, Diane Shoelen; mother's life partner, Justin Russell; sister, Michelle Harmon; nieces, Taylor Clemens, Jordyn...
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Zoila Gloria Ayala

December 11, 1926 - September 27, 2017

Zoila Gloria Ayala, 90, of Houston, Texas, passed away September 27, 2017.She was born in San Miguel, department of El Salvador on December 11, 1926. Gloria attended the school of medicine of the National University of El Salvador.She married Francisco Arturo Lacayo on July 7, 1956.Gloria had a career that lasted for over two decades in the Radiology Department of Instituto Salvadoreño...
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Carolyn Mills

March 21, 1941 - September 25, 2017

Carolyn Sue Walk Mills, age 76, entered the gates of Heaven on September 25, 2017 after a brief illness. Carolyn was born on March 21, 1941 in Houston, Texas, the beloved only child of Marguerite and Edwin Walk. She was born into the Kingdom of God on March 7, 1965 and was a faithful servant of Christ throughout her life by teaching youth Sunday school, singing in the choir and studying the Bible...
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Rita Mae McKellip

January 4, 1936 - September 22, 2017

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Douglas Frank North

June 9, 1935 - September 20, 2017

Douglas Frank North, 82, of Conroe, Texas, passed away on September 20, 2017. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 9, 1935. Douglas graduated from WB Ray High School in 1953. He received a Bachelors of Science from Texas A & I, a Masters of Science from Louisiana Tech University, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He married his high school sweetheart, Catherine Mae Bolls, on...
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Amine Adel Matta

September 27, 1948 - September 20, 2017

Amine Adel Matta, 68, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away September 20, 2017. He was born in Bhamdoun, Lebanon, on September 27, 1948.Amine was married to Judy Holden Matta on June 1973. He had a career as a hairdresser for 54 years with his company Amine's Coiffures. While he loved his work, he always had time for his family, grandchildren, and extended family. Amine was preceded in death by...
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Catherine Elizabeth Coe

April 12, 1934 - September 20, 2017

Catherine Elizabeth Coe , 83, of The Woodlands, Texas, was ushered into her heavenly home on September 20, 2017. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her peace as she anticipated meeting her Savior face to face. A viewing will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, 18000 I-45, Conroe, TX 77384. The service to...
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