Our Obituaries

Homer Thomas Daniel

February 2, 1932 - January 28, 2018


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Vop Thi Tran

January 1, 1925 - January 26, 2018


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Donald T. Kluczynski

March 22, 1931 - January 21, 2018

Donald (Don) was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 22, 1931 to parents Robert and Tillie Kluczynski. He graduated from Don Bosco High School in 1949 and served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1954. Don worked for Allen Bradley in Milwaukee as a Sales Service Manager and transferred to El Paso, Texas in 1972.Don was creative and had a passion for drawing and writing.Don is...
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Peggy Louise Parker

February 12, 1940 - January 17, 2018

Mrs. Peggy Louise "Nanny" Parker (née - Minshew) passed away peacefully in Tomball Regional Hospital on January 17th, 2018 in Tomball, TX at the age of 77.Peggy is survived by her husband Walter David Parker; children Rynda Parker, Randall Parker, Kimberly (Parker) and husband Michael Lauderdale, and Kenneth Parker; grandchildren Michael Lauderdale, Heather (Nikki) (Parker) McMahan, Scott...
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Tho Thi Mai

February 15, 1932 - January 15, 2018

A 2 day visitation with the family will be held Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m and Friday, January 19, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of La Vang.A Committal service will follow the Mass at Earthman Resthaven at 10:30 a.m. located at 13102 North Fwy in Houston, Texas 77060.
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Richard W. Rulon

April 3, 1954 - January 13, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Richard W. Rulon announces his passing on Saturday January 13th, 2018 at the young age of 63.Richard was born on April 3, 1954 in Beverly Massachusetts to the late Richard M. Rulon and Ellen M. Hodges Rulon. After graduating from high school in 1972 in New York, he enlisted in the United States Army where he served in the 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry...
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Francis Elizabeth Lee

August 1, 1948 - January 13, 2018

In Loving Memory ofFrancis Elizabeth Worsham LeeFrancis Elizabeth Worsham Lee, 69 of Conroe, Texas went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2018. She was born in Orange, Texas on August 1, 1948 to S.C. Worsham and Irene Worsham. Growing up Francis sang gospel music with her sisters and brother. They were known as the Worsham Family Singers who traveled and sang at many conventions. They also...
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Diane L. Stearns

September 26, 1949 - January 12, 2018

Diane Lee Stearns from Houston Texas passed away peacefully at age 68, on Friday January 12, 2018, after long bout with breast cancer. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 26, 1949 to Myrtle and Marvin Stearns. She spent many years moving around with the family as a young child eventually settling in Houston where she graduated from Madison High School. In college she started with...
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Henry Salazar

August 15, 1944 - January 11, 2018

Henry Salazar, 73, of Cypress, Texas entered into rest on January 11, 2018. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 15, 1944. Henry Salazar graduated from Jefferson Davis High School. At the age of 18, He was drafted into the US Navy and later enlisted in the United States Marine Corp where he served three tours in Vietnam. After the military, Henry worked for the Fleming Food Company for...
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Betty Walker O'Mara

May 9, 1932 - January 11, 2018

Betty W. O'Mara, 85, of Houston, Texas entered into rest January 11, 2018. She was born in Russellville, Alabama on May 9, 1932 to parents Fred and Leola Todd. Betty was married to her beloved husband Danny M. O'Mara for 68 years.She is survived by her husband Danny M. O'Mara, son Wally O'Mara and wife Karen, daughter Rejeana Barnes and husband John, grandchildren; Chase Barnes and wife Ashley,...
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Gerard Joson Nisperos

December 31, 1982 - January 10, 2018

Gerard Joson Nisperos, passed away at a young age of 35 y.o. on January 10, 2018. Beloved son of Teresita, (late Leo), and beloved brother to Bernadette, treasured fiancé to Brittney. He is survived by his many aunts and uncles, Luis (Corazon) Joson, Benjamin (Carmelita), Alfredo (Cynthia), Romeo (Maritess), Jaime (Linda), Beatriz (Mario) Menardo, Edilberto (Norma), Rafael (Adelina), and Zenaida....
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Harold B. Lawrence

January 29, 1931 - January 8, 2018

Harold Benjamin Lawrence., 86, of Cypress, Texas, passed away Monday, January 08, 2018.He was born in Houston, Texas on January 29, 1931, He was married to Mary E. Watrous for 22 years. He was preceded in death by parents, Benjamin and Lola, two sisters, Mildred and Doris, and brother Chester. He is survived by his children, Doug and Rachel Lawrence, Robyn and Bob Detert, Keith and Karolyn...
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Ann Ann Fisher

July 20, 1941 - January 8, 2018

Ann Fisher, 76, of Conroe, Texas passed away January 8, 2018. She was born in Houston, Texas on July 20, 1941. Ann graduated from Reagan High School, class of 1959. She was married to Bobby G. Fisher for twenty-two long loving years. Ann was in administration for Baker Oil Tools and was a private business owner. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW post 4709 in Conroe, Texas and had a passion...
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John Dalton La Frentz

July 16, 1935 - January 6, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Daniel Ureke

October 4, 1923 - January 5, 2018

After 94 years of living life to the fullest, Daniel Ureke was welcomed into the waiting arms of his Savior on January 5, 2018. Born in Chicago, Illinois on October 4, 1923, Daniel proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Later, while working as a carpenter, he made his home in Texas where he found his wife of 46 years and raised his family. He provided for his family by working...
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James Cleveland Johnson

May 3, 1925 - January 4, 2018

James Cleveland Johnson, born May 3, 1925, in Grand Prairie, Texas, died on January 4, 2018, in Livingston, Texas. He was the son of Grover Cleveland Johnson and Frances Casey. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Garner Johnson; Son, Michael A. Johnson; Son, Mark A. Johnson and wife Terri and their family; Son, Matthew A. Johnson and wife Stephanie and their family; Daughter, Margaret A. Johnson...
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Juanita Bazaldua De Hernandez

May 16, 1933 - December 31, 2017

A Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at American Heritage Funeral Home located at 10710 Veterans Memorial Drive in Houston, Texas 77038. A funeral service will follow at Assumption Catholic Church at 2:00 p.m. located at 901 Roselane Street in Houston, Texas 77037.
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Lua Thi Vu

October 17, 1953 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Douglas Wade Thornton

June 1, 1922 - December 23, 2017

Douglas Wade Thornton, Jr., of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017 after a brief illness. He was 95 years young. Douglas was born I Atlanta, GA on June 1, 1922 and was the only child of Ethel Morel Dunn and Douglas Wade Thornton, Sr. Growing up in the Druid Hills area of Atlanta, he graduated from Boys High School in 1940. He then graduated from University of Georgia with...
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Neil Herbert Clark

April 10, 1960 - December 23, 2017

Neil Herbert Clark, 57, went to be with his Lord and King on December 23, 2017, in La Porte Texas.Neil lived life large! He loved Elvis, traveling, vacationing, Garner State Park, his church, ?ne dining, bowling, dancing and Special Olympics. He was the best example of how life should be lived without inhibitions, prejudice, and with much joy. He loved everyone and never met a stranger. He was...
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Deborah Ann Gutierrez

September 2, 1957 - December 20, 2017

On December 20, 2017 the Lord called Deborah A. Gutierrez to her eternal home. She was born on September 12, 1957 to Roy A. and Beatrice F. Gutierrez. She was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and in July of 1999 moved to Houston, Texas to live with her sister, Diane G. Alcalá.
Deborah was a caring person who knew no strangers. She brought joy and love to all who knew her. She enjoyed music and...
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John Albert Hanagriff

November 28, 1929 - December 19, 2017

John A Hanagriff Jr of Houston, Texas, passed away December 19, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas in 1929. John graduated from Jefferson Davis High School and attended college in San Marcos, Texas. Married to Sylvia P Hanagriff for 63 years. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. He was in the United States Airforce and Stationed in Korea from 1950 to 1953. He was member of Oaks...
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Hang Van Doan

May 1, 1929 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Marga Hansen Oliver

June 20, 1939 - December 16, 2017

Marga was born in Port Arthur, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents Lydia and Arne Hansen,her loving husband Charles and beloved daughter, Laurie Edmoundson. She leaves behind her son Kelly Oliver, daughter Julie Waddle, son in law Johnny Waddle and son in law Mike Edmoundson. Seven grandchildren will be missing their Grandmama. Jonathan, Jared and Jillian Waddle, Taylor Edmoundson...
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Ralph Lloyd Churchill

September 23, 1940 - December 14, 2017

Born on September 23, 1940 to Telsa Acuff-Churchill & Llyod Churchill. Ralph grew up in Mt. Vernon, Indiana where he attended the locals schools. Ralph joined the U.S army and had his career in Law Enforcement. He enjoyed a passion for family, cooking, playing tennis, and old western movies. He is preceded in death by his mother and father Telsa and Lloyd, two brothers, Lewis and Lloyd. He is...
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Hung The Vu

August 16, 1944 - December 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Paul Deleon Alva

August 22, 1931 - December 14, 2017

RemembranceYou can shed tears that he is gone,or you can smile because he has lived.You can close your eyesand pray that he'll come back,or you can open your eyesand see all he has left.Your heart can be emptybecause you can't see him,or you can be full ofthe love you shared.You can turn your back on tomorrowand live yesterday, or youcan be happy for tomorrowbecause of yesterday.You can remember...
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Mary Virginia Wissing

May 12, 1930 - December 11, 2017

Mary "Mimi" Virginia Wissing, born May 12, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, passed away on December 11, 2017 at home in Houston, TX. A 1948 graduate of Presentation Academy in Louisville, KY and 1952 Registered Nurse Alum of Nazareth School of Nursing. Mary spent most of her years raising her children at home, volunteering at St. Matthews Church and for countless other causes. At the age of 60, she began...
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Su Nguyen

August 6, 1940 - December 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Woody Woodrow Taggart

June 8, 1945 - December 5, 2017

Woody Taggart, aged 72 of Houston, Texas passed away on the 5th of December, 2017. He entered this world on the 8th of June, 1945 in Centertown, Missouri and graduated from Russellville High. He was married to Debbie Taggart for a blissful 30 years and together they created a loving family. Woody worked in the livestock industry for WT Stables, which brought him closer to his passion of horses....
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Wilfred Owen Allen

June 12, 1931 - December 4, 2017

The Joyful Journey of Wilfred Owen AllenWilfred was the first of four children born to Clarence and Mabel Davis Allen. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 12, 1931. Following his mother's death, his Aunt Hazel gained legal custody and raised and nurtured him as her own and he accepted and loved her as if she were his mother.Wilfred was baptized in St. Augustine Episcopal Church he...
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Tu Tran - Anh Nguyen

January 10, 1999 - December 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of American Heritage Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Richard Joseph Wright

March 3, 1945 - December 2, 2017

LTC Richard Joseph Wright, U.S. Army (Ret.)March 3, 1945 - December 2, 2017Lieutenant Colonel Richard Joseph Wright (U.S. Army, Ret.) age 72, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2017, surrounded by his devoted family. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret; son, Richard and wife Rosalia; daughter, Elizabeth and husband James; and three grandchildren, Margaret, Anna, and Richard.Rich...
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Julius Nathan Alvarado

October 3, 2002 - November 30, 2017

Julius Nathan Alvarado born October 3, 2002 in Houston, Texas went to a better place on November 30, 2017. He is survived by his parents Iris and Leo Alvarado, and his older brother Adrian Alvarado along with an extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Julius was a fun, loving, caring, smart, spontaneous, loyal, friendly, and free spirit, who loved animals....
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Don Alan Bauer

April 24, 1965 - November 18, 2017

Don's work here on earth is done. He received a call to meet Jesus and it came with a huge bonus, a reunion with his family and friends that went before him. Don was born April 24, 1965 and went to be with our Lord and November 18, 2017. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Hans & Delma Bauer, Frank & Viola Berg, great nephew Kagan Malin, and his first dog Cinnamon. He is survived by his...
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Ruby Marie Moore

May 29, 1930 - November 14, 2017

Mrs. Ruby Moore was born on May 29, 1930 in Jonesboro, Louisiana. Her family moved to Houston in 1943. After World War 2 she and Stanley Moore, also from Jonesboro, reconnected and were married in 1948. They continued to reside in Houston the remainder or their lives. She was a strong woman and patience was her strong suit. She always made time to listen to someone who needed to talk, no matter...
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James Hayward Krouse

January 31, 1943 - November 14, 2017

James H. Krouse, 74, of Houston, Texas entered into rest November 14, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on January 31, 1943 to parents Chester and Jewel Krouse. James graduated from Sam Houston High School. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he proudly served our Country. He joined the Houston Police Department on August 20, 1973, Academy Class #61. During his career with the...
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Geraldine Weller

August 9, 1923 - November 10, 2017

Geraldine Weller went to be with her Lord on Friday, November 10, 2017. She was born in Shongaloo, La. on August 9, 1923 and was the youngest child born to Willie and Eugene Caswell.Gerry is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 58 years, Harold Dudley Weller, as well as her children, Jimmy Robbins and wife Pam, Bobby Robbins and wife Jan and Mark Weller and wife Delia. Grandchildren,...
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John Arthur Moncrief

November 1, 1931 - November 9, 2017

Born on November 1, 1931, John Arthur Moncrief was raised by loving Christian parents Stephen Arthur and Sadie Mae Shaw Moncrief in Houston, TX. Early in life, Arthur accepted Jesus Christ as his savior and Lord and joined the fellowship of South Main Baptist Church in Houston.A graduate of Lamar High School, Arthur attended Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA. Matriculated in 1949, he...
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John Edward Polk

December 27, 1947 - November 8, 2017

John E. Polk, 69, of Houston, Texas, passed away surrounded by his family, on November 8, 2017.John was born on December 27, 1947, in Muleshoe, Texas, to George and Hazel Marie Polk. He married Mignette Fleming Padgett on March 31, 1995. He was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran, a brother, father, grandfather and friend to many.He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Robert and...
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Dickie Dean TAYLOR

December 9, 1945 - November 8, 2017

Dickie "Tugboat" Taylor1945 - 2017Dickie "Tugboat" Taylor, born December 9, 1945, in Maquoketa, Iowa, moved to Clinton, Iowa, as a child and grew up there. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Kelli Taylor Rodriguez, his parents, Bert and Thelma (Tebben) Taylor, his sisters, YaVonne Anderson & Lillian Rosenboom. He is survived by his wife Susan (Martin) Taylor, son Charles (Chaz) Taylor, and...
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Evanna Guadalupe Lopez

October 29, 2017 - October 29, 2017

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Bernard Hawley Danis

December 31, 1943 - October 17, 2017

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Eugene William Horn

July 13, 1932 - October 15, 2017

Corporal Eugene William Horn, 85, of Houston, Texas went to Heaven to be with his soulmate Dorothy Anne on October 15, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Gene was the youngest of 12 born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 13, 1932. He was drafted to the United States Army in 1952 where he served proudly till 1954 then received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Baltimore. ...
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Everett Edwin Gayle

September 4, 1943 - October 14, 2017

Everett E. Gayle, 74, of Conroe, Texas, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on September 4, 1943. Edwin graduated from Sam Houston High and received a Bachelors of Business Administration from Texas State University. Edwin was married to Tamara for seven loving years. He proudly served in the Navy and worked in the United States Air Force and for the State...
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Ruth Imogene LANG

January 5, 1931 - October 13, 2017

Ruth Imogene "Jean" Pickering Lang went home to be with the Lord on October 13, 2017 at the age of 86. She was a caring wife, mother, and grandmother to her family. She was born on January 5, 1931 in Marion, Ohio to Walter Ray Pickering and Eva Delora Harbin Pickering. She was the middle child of three. She was raised in Marion, Ohio and attended school there. She graduated from Harding High in...
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Frances Earlene Bischoff

November 2, 1929 - October 10, 2017

Frances Earlene Hampton Bischoff of Houston, Texas passed away October 10, 2017.Earlene was born in Waco, Texas on November 2, 1929. She graduated from Pearl High School in Pearl, Texas.She was married to Bob Alvin Bischoff for 65 years at the time of his passing in 2013.Earlene worked at Wainwright Elementary School while her children were young and spent several years at Drew Mortgage in her...
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Thomas Allen Reese

November 24, 1936 - October 4, 2017

Thomas Allen Reese passed away October 4, 2017 at the age of 80 in Spring, Texas. Mr. Reese was born on November 24, 1936 in Kilgore, Texas to George and Jewel Reese. Thomas was raised by a special uncle and aunt Robert and Dora Tornes. He graduated from Aldine from 1954-1955 and received his diploma. He worked in the Gas and Oil industry for Diamond Shamrock and had a passion for bowling, golf...
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Leroy Cecil Robinson

January 19, 1929 - September 30, 2017

Leroy Cecil Robinson, 88, of Huffman, TX passed away September 30, 2017. He was born in Mason, Kentucky on January 19, 1929. He joined the Army in 1947 and serviced in Japan for two years, later served in San Antonio, Texas.He was married to Maria Cristina Robinson for 34 years. Leroy worked in transportation for Union Pacific. He is survived by his wife Maria Cristina; his brother, sister,...
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Dorothy Matthew

September 13, 1922 - September 22, 2017

Dorothy "Dottie" Matthew of Houston, Texas passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. She was born on Wednesday, September 13, 1922 to parents Fred Schill and Lola Hermann. Dorothy graduated from Reagon High School. She was married to James Leroy Matthew for twenty-five loving years. Dorothy had a career as a supervisor of kitchen services for Continental Airlines for ten years. She had a...
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Kurt Matthew Peterson

October 12, 1972 - September 21, 2017

Kurt Matthew Peterson, 44, passed away September 21, 2017 in Houston, TX, after a sudden illness. He was born October 12, 1972 in Morris, Illinois to Doris and Mervin Peterson. Kurt was a 1990 graduate of Keokuk High School in Iowa. He then proudly served in the US Marine Corps from 1990 - 1995. He married Abigail Peterson on July 18, 2002 in League City, TX, and they had two children. Kurt had a...
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Tiburcio Pesina-Ramos

June 26, 1964 - September 19, 2017

El Sr. Tiburcio Pesina Ramos 53, de Houston Texas, falleció Septiembre 19, 2017. Nació en Rayón, San Luis Potosí, México , Junio 26, 1964. Estuvo casado con Gloria Pesina-Loredo por 31 años.Tiburcio Pesina Ramos trabajo en construction para la compañía Hummel Construction Co. Su passion eran los deportes sobre todo su equipo favorito Chivas Rayadas del...
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Rosa M. Abrego

April 26, 1928 - September 18, 2017

Rosa Marie Galvan Abrego was born to Servando and Ursula Galvan on the 26th of April in 1928. She was the first child of eleven children. Followed by Beatrice (deceased), Sally, Delfina, Ursula, Vickey, Geno (deceased), Dora, Vera, twin brothers Joe and Jesse (deceased). Rosa was married to Joe Leon and after divorcing, she married Emilio Abrego. Rosa is survived by seven children between both...
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Margarita Rodriguez

June 10, 1921 - September 17, 2017

Nuestra querida madre, Margarita Rodríguez Rivera, viuda de Rodriguez, falleció el día 17 de Septiembre, de 2017, a los 96 años de edad.Nació en Villa de García, N.L., México, el 10 de junio de 1921. Se casó con Agustín Rodríguez Tamez el 28 de septiembre de 1940, y permanecieron casados durante 38 años.Ella dedicó su vida al cuidado de...
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Ted Lyle Maloy

April 24, 1930 - September 13, 2017

Ted L. Maloy, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, 87, passed away on September 13th, 2017 due to complications from vascular dementia. He was born and raised in Clinton, Oklahoma to Ted and Bernice Maloy and was a devoted husband, father, brother, and grandfather. Ted grew up as "Ted, Jr." with his younger brothers Curtis, Lynn, and Bob. They loved to get into any kind of trouble...
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Louis Anthony Perez

July 26, 1965 - September 12, 2017

Louis Anthony Perez, 52, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from a battle of cancer. He was born on July 26, 1965 in Houston, Texas along with his twin brother Joseph to Monserrate and Sandra Perez. He lived each day as though it was his last day. He loved God, his family and friends. Louis loved each person unconditionally. He knew how to put a smile on your face. He was...
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Steve Patrick Ogrodowicz, Jr.

September 20, 1944 - September 5, 2017

Steve Patrick Ogrodowicz, Jr. Passed away in Shenandoah, Texas on September 5,2017. Steve was 72 years old. He was born in Chappel Hill, Texas to Mandie Wesolek Ogrodowicz and Steve Patrick Ogrodowicz, Sr. on September 20, 1944.The family later moved to Brenham, Texas where Steve attended high school and ran track. Steve is survived by two children, his son Scott Ogrodowicz and his wife Joy...
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Bruce Clarence Petty

November 30, 1928 - August 26, 2017

Bruce C. Petty, 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, in Houston, Texas. During his time on earth, he was a loving brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. He loved life and never met a stranger. Bruce was preceded in death by Tina Petty, his wife of 51 years and his three brothers, Howard Petty, Martin Petty Jr. and Gordon Ray Petty. Bruce loved his family, and...
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Ricky Hoang Tran

June 1, 1974 - August 24, 2017

Ricky Hoang Tran, 43 of Houston, Texas, entered to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 12:05 A.M. at Houston Methodist Hospital Downtown. Ricky Tran was born in Bia Ria, Vietnam on June 1, 1974. Ricky was advance in math with many certificates for his accomplishments. His passion was in design and development. He loved any adventure and always talked about sailing off across the...
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Charles Richard Jones

March 15, 1945 - August 22, 2017

Charles Richard Jones Jr., 72, of Houston, Texas, entered into rest Tuesday, August 22, 2017.He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 15, 1945, to parents Charles and Jean Jones. Charlie graduated from Galena Park High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Technology from University of Houston in Business Technology. In 1964, Charles enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he...
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Oren Arthur Sterchi

July 2, 1920 - August 18, 2017

Oren Arthur Sterchi Jr., beloved brother, father and grandfather, found his eternal rest on August 18, 2017 in Houston, Texas. He was born to Oren Arthur Sterchi Sr. and Edna Mae Hammond on July 2, 1920 in Terre Haute, Indiana.Oren was raised in Evansville, Indiana and graduated from Central High School in 1938 and Evansville College in 1947 with a degree in Business Administration. His first...
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Hudson Powell Lee

July 20, 1938 - August 13, 2017

Hudson Powell Lee entered into rest August 13, 2017. He was born in Seminole, Oklahoma on July 20, 1938 to parents Joseph and Vera Lee.He grew up in Portland, Oregon and Washington State before settling in Houston. Hudson attended Edison Junior High, Stephen F. Austin High School, joined U.S. army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division from 1958 to 1964 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and...
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Bernice and Wesley Stringfellow

June 25, 1932 - August 12, 2017

Bernice A. Stringfellow passed away August 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas at the age of 85.Bernice was born on June 25, 1932 in Crosby, Texas to Frank and Katherine Jenkins. She graduated from John H. Reagan High School. Bernice worked at Kaplan's Ben Hur during high school. After graduating high school, Bernice attended Massey Business College and worked several office clerical jobs, the longest...
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Carl Frederick Ellis

April 20, 1945 - August 10, 2017

Carl Frederick Ellis, age 72, passed away unexpectedly at Tomball Regional Hospital on Thursday, August 10, 2017, after a brief illness. He was a successful businessman and long time resident of the North Harris and Montgomery County areas. He was a generous and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was active in his community and was a member of the American Quarter Horse...
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Frederick Lee Thurmond

November 22, 1933 - August 7, 2017

Frederick Lee Thurmond, 83, entered into rest in Houston, Texas on August 7, 2017.He is survived by his children Lisa Thurmond Wade and husband Mark, Clark Thurmond and wife Jennifer; grandchildren Lee Herwig, James Herwig, Brandon Thurmond; sister Naomi Martin, and countless other relatives and friends.A visitation will be held on Wednesday August 9, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at American...
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Luis Edwardo Perez

April 30, 1995 - August 6, 2017

Luis Edwardo Perez, 22, of La Porte, Texas entered into rest on August 6, 2017. He was born in Brownsville, Texas on April 30, 1995 to mother Brenda Hernandez. Luis Edwardo Perez graduated from Pasadena High School. In 2013, Luis joined the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served his Country. Luis had a profession as a Mobile Facility Technician in the Marine Corps. He had a passion...
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Raymond Vincent Cegielski

July 17, 1947 - July 31, 2017

Raymond Vincent Cegielski was born on July 17, 1947 in Houston and passed away Monday July 31, 2017 at West Houston Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.A native Houstonian, Raymond attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, St. Thomas, and graduated from Austin High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and completed a tour in Vietnam. He was Honorably Discharged and...
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Mae Emma Hubbard

August 10, 1940 - July 30, 2017

Following the union of M.T. & Lillie Mae Dever, six children were born. On August 10, 1940 their third child, a beautiful baby girl, named Mae Emma Dever of Brenham, Texas (Washington County). Mae was baptized at a very young age at Rocky Chapel Baptist Church and went on to obey the gospel at South Union Church of Christ. She attended Pickard High School.She married Robert Lee Hubbard on...
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Raymond James Greer

October 10, 1925 - July 25, 2017

Raymond "R.J." James Greer Sr., age 91, of Tomball, Texas, entered into rest July 25, 2017. R.J. was born in Gonzales, Texas on October 10, 1925 to parents William and Ella Greer. R. J. attended New Braunfels High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served his country during WWII at the battle of Peleliu where he was wounded and later received a purple heart for...
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Carmen M. Kiss

July 17, 1928 - July 24, 2017

Carmen Kiss passed away on July 24, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born on July 17, 1928 to parents Ismael and Bernadina Islas.Carmen was married to Arpad Kiss Sr. for 60 years, and spent that time as a dedicated mother and grandmother to her loving family. She had a passion for board games, missionaries, but most of all, her family was her true passion. Carmen was also an amazing cook, she was...
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June P. Rebouche

June 12, 1926 - July 23, 2017

June Putfark Rebouche was born on June 12, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her parents were Harriet Louise Norton and Frederick Putfark. She was the middle child of five.The family lived in Covington, Louisiana, north of Lake Pontchartrain. When she was a teenager, her family moved to New Orleans where she graduated from McMain High School in 1943. She completed a commercial course at Henry W....
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Billy Bice Moan

January 17, 1945 - July 22, 2017

Billy Bice Moan was born on January 17, 1945, in Lawrenceville, Illinois, to Leo Albert and Ruby Jones Moan at their farm. He was their third child. His older siblings were Ronald Lee Moan and Arlys Kaye Moan. Bill's family also lived in Florida and South Texas before moving to Houston. His father passed away when Bill was just 17 years old. The sorrow of losing his father never left him. ...
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Robert Lee King

February 26, 1936 - July 19, 2017

Robert Lee King, 81, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 26, 1936 in Charlie, Texas to Thomas Brancon King and Molly Mae Bales. He was married to Maria M. King for more than 24 years. Robert was a career Navy man, he served our country for 22 years and retired from the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer First Class. He had a passion for...
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Emmett Wayne Philpott

April 24, 1928 - July 17, 2017

Emmett "Wayne" Philpott left for the most wonderful journey of his life, Monday, July 17, 2017. He has traveled the world many times, but this time there will be no comparison and no turning back. He is in Heaven exploring its wonder and beauty. He'll be waiting to guide our grand tour when we meet again.Wayne aka Mr. Magic loved to entertain. His passion was making people laugh. He never...
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Richard Cruz

April 11, 1932 - July 13, 2017

Richard Cruz, 85, was born on April 11, 1932 and went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Thursday, July 13, 2017. He served our country during the Korean War as a Marine. He opened and ran his own business, Richard's Dental Lab as a dental technician for 43 years until he retired in 2013. He was preceded in death by his late wife, Mary Lou Valdez Cruz, sisters Mary Bali, Susie Cruz, Katy...
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Helene Janet Glass

November 4, 1932 - July 13, 2017

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Robert Allen Spurgeon

August 12, 1937 - July 11, 2017

Robert Allen Spurgeon Sr. 79, of Spring, Texas passed away on July 11, 2017, at his residence with family by his side. Robert was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 12, 1937 and graduated from Pasadena High School in 1956. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1966. Robert worked for Eastern Airlines for 31 years and Center Point Energy for 11 years. He was a member of the Masonic...
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Manuel Victor Flores

June 5, 1945 - July 10, 2017

Manuel Victor Flores, aged 72, of Houston, Texas passed away on July 10th, 2017.He was born in Houston, Texas on June 5th, 1945 to parents Alfred and Isabel Flores. Manuel graduated from Jeff Davis High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston.Manuel had a career in Electrical Engineering for 40 years with Southwestern Bell. He...
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Loyd Loyd Witt

October 13, 1927 - July 9, 2017

Leva Loyd Witt, 89, entered into rest Sunday, July 9, 2017 in Houston Texas. He was born in Palestine, Texas October 13, 1927, to parents Leva Leona and James Loyd Witt.He is survived by his daughters Cheryl and her husband Robert Ater, Cindy and her husband Keith Kendall, and his son Greg Witt. Five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. He enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of...
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Roland Roland Olivares

October 22, 1946 - July 7, 2017

Joseph Roland Olivares, 70, of Houston, Texas, passed away July 07, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on October 22, 1946. Roland graduated from Jeff Davis High School. He was married to Mary Alice Olivares for more than 20 years. Roland had a career in the U.S. Army for more than 30 years. He had a passion for his family, music, and the military. He is survived by his children Patrick, Keith,...
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Margaret Jo Demuth

April 19, 1933 - July 3, 2017

Margaret Demuth, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 in Houston, Texas. She was born on April 19, 1933 in Old Washington, Texas to parents T.C. & Mabel Kolkhorst. She was baptized and confirmed in Friedens Church of Old Washington, Texas. On May 8th, 1955, Margaret married the love of her life, Henry Demuth. Henry and Margaret met at a dance and enjoyed dancing and co-hosting...
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Billy A. Flahrity

September 7, 1941 - June 30, 2017

Billy Arnold Flahrity was born on September 7, 1941 to Marion E. "Smokey" Flaharity and Laura Luninia Flaharity in Monroe, Arkansas. He married his wife, Sara Ellen, on October 31, 1958. Together they shared 51 years of marriage. He and his wife moved to Houston, Texas in the early 1960s. Billy worked in construction as a welder for many years; however, he aspired to own and operate his own...
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Jeffery Reed Johnson

September 17, 1941 - June 29, 2017

Jeffery Reed Johnson, of Montgomery, Texas, passed away on June 29th, 2017.He was born in Beaumont, Texas on September 17th, 1941. Jeffery graduated from Hull-Daisetta High School, and went on to receive an Associate degree from Lee College. He was married to Kulap Johnson.Jeffery Johnson had a career as a truck driver for Roeling Vacuum and Fox Vacuum, and worked as a welder foreman for Brown ...
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Chhuoy Meas

June 29, 2017

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Marie M. Rabalais

March 20, 1950 - June 27, 2017

Marietta "Marie" (Melancon) Rabalais passed from her temporary earthly existence to her eternal heavenly life on June 27, 2017. Marie was 67 years old, a member of St. Martha Catholic Church and a resident of Kingwood, TX. She was born in Baton Rouge, LA to her parents Joseph and Margaret (Brewerton) Melancon on March 20, 1950. Marie married her husband, Gary, on December 31, 1969, and they...
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Geraldine LeLeux Holt

December 8, 1930 - June 25, 2017

Geraldine L. Holt, 86, of Sugar Land, Texas, entered into rest June 25, 2017. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas on December 8, 1930. Geraldine graduated from St. Anthony's High School in Beaumont, Texas. She was married to William H. Holt for 68 loving years. Geraldine had a passion for music, dancing, gardening, animals, but most of all she enjoyed caring for her family. She is survived by her...
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Michael L. Miller

March 29, 1952 - June 24, 2017

Michael Leonard Miller, of North Houston, Texas, passed away on June 24, 2017. He was born in Quakertown, Pennsylvania on March 29, 1952. Michael enlisted in the Marines at the age of 17. He deployed to Vietnam at the age of 18 and served as a Diesel Mechanic in the Vietnam War. He was in the Marines from 1969-1975. He later received his GED and became a certified welder.Michael had a career in...
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Austin Mai

March 16, 1940 - June 21, 2017

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Bay Thi Giang

November 1, 1925 - June 19, 2017

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Nathan Leonard Bruso

January 9, 1948 - June 18, 2017

Nathan Leonard Bruso, Sr., 69, of Montgomery, Texas, entered into rest June 18, 2017. He was born in Mobile, Alabama on January 9, 1948 to parents James and Addie Bruso. Len attended M.B. Smiley High School in Houston, Texas and joined the Merchant Marine at sixteen years old. He enlisted in the United States Army at eighteen years old and served three years, nine months, and fourteen days. He...
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Sanh Van Nguyen

December 12, 1950 - June 16, 2017

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Morris Dean Bumgarner

January 10, 1928 - June 14, 2017

Morris D. Bumgarner Sr. 89, born to Cecil and Polly Bumgarner on January 10, 1928 in Mineral Wells, Texas, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017, with his family by his side. Morris was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary after 63 years of marriage. Morris is survived by his children, Stephanie Brassovan of The Woodlands, TX, Mary (Mel) McCalister of Littleton, CO and Bud (Pam) Bumgarner...
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Melva L. Witt

June 28, 1928 - June 10, 2017

Melva Lucile Hamilton Witt was born in Sedalia Missouri on June 28, 1928 to Helen Hamilton and William Francis Hamilton. She is survived by her lovingHusband, Loyd Witt; daughters, Cheryl and her husband Robert Ater, Cindy and her husband Keith Kendall.; son, Greg Witt; Five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Melva married Loyd Witt on October 28,1946 and moved to Houston Texas after...
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Jenna Lucille Sanders

July 1, 1939 - June 8, 2017

Jenna Lucille Webb Sanders, passed away on June 8, 2017. She was born on July 1, 1939 in Princeton, Indiana. She is survived by her husband, James W. Sanders of Houston, TX; sons, Robert L. Sanders of Houston, TX, and Jessie O. Sanders and wife Carrie of Lubbock, TX; granddaughters, Misty Sanders of Douglasville, GA, Courtney Sanders of Lubbock, TX and Tiffany Sanders of Lubbock, TX. She was...
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William F. Haley

December 7, 1929 - June 8, 2017

William Fredrick (Bill) Haley, Jr passed away on June-8th, 2017. He is proceeded in death by his wife of 64-years Delphine Audrey Haley (1930-2016). Survived by his brother Robert (Bob), 4-children and their spouses Janet and Manual Pena; William (Bill) III and Caryn; Tom and Debbie; Robert (Bob) and Toy; 10-Grandchildren; Nicolas, Thomas (TJ), Shannon, Daniel, Andrew, John, Christina, Will,...
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Alfonso Mendoza

August 22, 1921 - June 6, 2017

Alfonso Mendoza, 95, of Houston, Texas, entered into rest June 6, 2017. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on August 22, 1921 to parents Melchor and Juanita Mendoza. Alfonso enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his Country in WWII and the Korean War. He was married to Nora B. Mendoza for 75 loving years. Al had a career in locomotive machinery for Southern Pacific Railroad....
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Walter Veltz,

February 9, 1935 - June 5, 2017

Walter Veltz, 82, of Houston, Texas, entered into rest June 5, 2017. He was born in Crowley, Louisiana on February 9, 1935 to parents Freddie Sr. and Pearl Veltz. Walter attended Lincoln High School from 1941 to 1954 in Port Arthur, Texas. He enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his Country from 1954 to 1957, earning the rank of Sergeant in 1956. He attended Lamar...
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Evelyn Kroll

January 30, 1934 - June 4, 2017

Evelyn Edna Kroll, 83, Houston, Texas, entered into rest June 4, 2017. She was born in Lyons, Texas on January 30, 1934. She was married to Lloyd Kroll for 62 loving years. Evelyn was dedicated to her career as a receptionist for an optometrist for over 40 years. She had a passion for crafts, NASCAR racing, and was a great cook, but above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Evelyn is...
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Kenneth Gerald Walton

July 9, 1952 - June 3, 2017

Kenneth "Ken" Walton, of Willis and Cypress TX, was born July 9, 1952 in Houston, Texas and passed away peacefully on June 3, 2017 in Houston, TX. He grew up in Houston and Cypress, TX and graduated from Cy-Fair High School in 1971. After graduation, Kenneth attended the University of Houston, and then joined the United States Navy. He served during the Vietnam War, and was stationed in Long...
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Jerry Allen White

November 21, 1933 - May 30, 2017

Jerry A. White, M.D., Col., USAF (Ret.)Jerry Allen White, 83, of Kingwood, Texas passed away of natural causes on May 30, 2017 at his lake house in Livingston, TX.He was born in Madisonville, Texas on November 21, 1933 to Burtis & Ruby (Madole) White. Jerry graduated from Madisonville High School and attended Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at Austin before receiving a...
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