Our Obituaries

Wilbert Alexander Verhoeven

January 5, 1931 - January 20, 2018

Wilbert Alexander Verhoeven was born on January 5, 1931 in Muskegon, MI and passed away on January 20, 2018 in Dallas, TX.One of four children born to a father who immigrated to Michigan from the Netherlands and to a mother whose parents immigrated from England, Wilbert graduated from high school in Muskegon and subsequently served in the United States Air Force. Stationed in San Antonio, TX, he...
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Tereso Gloria

August 18, 1920 - January 17, 2018

Tereso Gloria born in Rio Grande, Zacatecas, Mexico in the year 1920. Immigrated to the US in 1940. He married his wife of 34 years in 1957, who preceded him in death in 1993.He retired from Inland Steel, then moved to Garland Texas where he resided for 25 years, formerly living in Gary, IN. He was a Jehovah's Witness by faith. A loving and caring man, he enjoyed time with family and friends.He...
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Peter Andrew Unterstein

February 3, 1971 - January 12, 2018

Peter Andrew Unterstein, age 46, of Wylie, TX, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Peter was born February 3, 1971 in Ridgewood, NJ. Peter graduated from Florida State, Michigan State, and SMU - and received a Master's Degree in Music Performance. He had a career in music and worked for the Fort Worth Symphony and Plano Symphony as a bassoonist. His passions were music and caring for his...
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Mary Ann Sudbury

October 31, 1933 - January 7, 2018

Mary Ann Murphy Sudbury was born in Hennessy Oklahoma to Robert and Mertie Murphy on October 31, 1933. She grew up in Wynnewood Oklahoma where she was a majorette for the Wynnewood Savages. This is where she met the love of her life, Billy Sudbury. He was a football player and that is where the everlasting love began. Bills cousin Charles Fox introduced them and 66 years later, they spent a...
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Patricia A. Layden

December 13, 1924 - January 4, 2018

The TV image of the 50's and 60's family was a hard-working father who went off to work every day and a stay-at-home mother who took care of the house and the family. It was a pretty idyllic picture - and we were lucky enough to experience it. For us, it was our parents that made it a reality. Our mother, Patricia Ann Layden (Pat), passed away peacefully on the morning of January 4, 2018, at...
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Tinh Qui Nguyen

July 1, 1941 - January 3, 2018

Tinh Qui Nguyen, 76, of Murphy, Texas, passed away January 3, 2018.He was born in Vietnam on July 1, 1941. Tinh graduated from Taberd and received an Associate Degree in English from Michigan State.He was married to Thieu Minh Nguyen on October 12, 1970.Tinh had a career in hotel hospitality and worked for Marriott and Wyndham.He had a passion for tennis and spending time with his grandchildren...
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William Thomas Higgins

May 21, 1927 - December 31, 2017

William Thomas Higgins was born in Colorado Springs in 1927, the third of four children of Daniel Thomas and Ella Margaret Harvey Higgins. After several years in Colorado Springs, the family moved frequently to work construction projects as Dan was a plumber, pipefitter and construction superintendent. Bill started high school in Iowa, then graduated from Regis College Prep in Denver. He also...
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Margaret Ann KINNAN

September 23, 1920 - December 28, 2017


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Joel Edward Willis

March 13, 1949 - December 27, 2017

Joel Edward Willis, 68, beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away on December 27, 2017, in Richardson, Texas, after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by his father, James Earl Willis, Joel is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen; son Blake Willis, wife Jessica and grandchildren Laine, Samantha, and Evan; daughter Lindsey...
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Peggy Ann Burch

August 10, 1947 - December 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Marie A. Myler

June 17, 1924 - December 27, 2017

Marie A. Myler, 93, of Rockwall, Texas, passed away on December 27, 2017. She was born in Abbington, Pennsylvania on June 17, 1924. Marie L. Ambler graduated from Abington High School. She married Alan B. Myler, Jr. on October 2, 1945. Marie was a career military spouse, as her husband served in the Air Force for 20 years. She was a member of the Richardson Women's Club, and had a passion for...
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Yetta Goldberg SEBAHAR

May 18, 1923 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Jaren Paul Suber

May 2, 1999 - December 20, 2017

Our Heavenly angel, Jaren Paul Suber, beloved son of Paul and Karen Suber, of Rowlett, Texas, was called home to be with our Lord on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11:55pm. Jaren, also known as "Suberman" was a true hero to those who knew him and to all who loved him. His infectious smile encouraged many for the 18 years of his life. His parents, Paul and Karen Suber welcomed their son...
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Mary Lou Chapman

November 19, 1920 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Thach Tuong NGUYEN

October 6, 1935 - December 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Dale Curtiss Rouze

December 13, 1941 - December 15, 2017

Dale Curtiss Rouze, 76, of Garland, Texas passed away peacefully at home the evening of December 15, 2017. He was born December 13, 1941 in Ames, Iowa to Harold and Lucille McKinney Rouze. Dale joined the Army after graduation from Ames High School. While in the service, he was stationed in Germany, California, and New Jersey. He played football while in the Army and was the drummer for a local...
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Owen Kirby THOMAS

July 31, 1927 - December 15, 2017

THOMAS, Owen Kirby "Pap Pap" Age 90, of Garland, TX went to be with his Lord on December 15, 2017 at 10:20 p.m. He was born in Bedford County, PA on July 31, 1927. He was married to Anna Mae Thomas for 66 years until her death in 2015. Kirby proudly served his country during World War II in the Army. He retired from Sealed Power Corporation, as a National Warehouse Manager. Kirby and Anna Mae...
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Anna Mae Hagar

April 1, 1923 - December 13, 2017

Anna Mae Hagar (born Anna Mae Murphy on April 1, 1923 in Superior, Wisconsin) passed away quietly at age 94 on Dec 13. Part of the "Greatest Generation", she was a Homemaker who loved her family, sewing, and volunteering at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dallas, where she was a founding member. Anna Mae was preceded by her husband of almost 60 years, Bob. She is survived by two younger sisters,...
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Mau Huynh

August 7, 1943 - December 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Shirley Ann Peterson

July 21, 1934 - December 7, 2017

Shirley Ann Peterson united peacefully with God in Heaven in the early morning of December 7, 2017. She was surrounded by the love and comfort of her family and friends both near and far. Shirley was born to Kingsley and Ann Bloom in Saint Paul, Minnesota on July 21, 1934. Shirley and her sister Beverly were raised by her father in Saint Petersburg, Florida. When her father became ill at an...
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Barbara Nancy Hoppman

February 9, 1956 - December 5, 2017

Barbara Nancy (Gruning) Hoppman, 61, of Dallas, TX.On December 5, 2017 Barbara passed away surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born on Feb. 9, 1956 in Milwaukee, WI to William Francis Gruning Jr. and Bessie Gruning. After graduating from Waukesha County Technical College in 1976 Barbara worked at a number of different companies as an executive...
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Bernice Ann Ash

June 1, 1924 - December 4, 2017

Bernice Ash was born June 1, 1924 in Carlyle, Illinois and passed away December 4, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas, at the age of 93. She was the daughter of Elizabeth and Edward Stevenson and was raised in Belleville, Illinois graduating from Notre Dame High School class of 1941. She married Joe Allen Ash in 1942. Bernice worked for State Farm Insurance for 45 years. In her spare time Bernice...
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Beatrice Pollock

September 22, 1938 - December 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Emory Carroll Parks

November 16, 1922 - November 29, 2017

Emory C. Parks, 95, of Independence, MO, passed away November 29, 2017. A memorialservice will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 East39th Street, Independence, MO. Visitation will start at 10 A.M. with service to follow at 11A.M. The family will hold a private ceremony at the cemetery following the conclusion of the memorial service. In lieu of...
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Benjamin Samuel

December 8, 1948 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Elmer James Tew

July 7, 1933 - November 20, 2017

Dr. E. James Tew peacefully passed away on November 20, 2017 at the age of 84. Dr. Tew lost his prolonged battle with pulmonary fibrosis at his home in Lake Highlands. Dr. Tew, who was born July 7, 1933, was raised by his Grandmother and was the second of three children. While attending Crozier Tech High School, he played football, baseball, ran track and worked 12 hour shifts as a stocker at...
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Patricia Ann SMITH

November 13, 1935 - November 18, 2017

Patricia Smith, 82, passed away Saturday, November 18th, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in Richardson.Patricia (Patti) was born November 13th, 1935 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania to William and Irene Gillingham.Her family was most important to her although she had a passion for baking. She loved volunteering at the State Supported Living Center where her youngest son, Tim, resides.She accepted Jesus...
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Dorothy Virginia Sands

August 22, 1921 - November 17, 2017

Dorothy Sands, a long- time resident of Dallas, died peacefully on November17th at Presbyterian Hospital with her family by her side.Born in 1921, Dorothy grew up on the family farm in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Shewas valedictorian of her high school graduating class. In 1944, she marriedGordon Sands, who was attending flight training in Shawnee, after a six weekcourtship. Dorothy and Gordon lived in...
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Vickie Laquita Blanchett

October 27, 1951 - November 17, 2017

Vickie Laquita Blanchett, 66, of Richardson, Texas, passed away November 17, 2017. She was born in Lampasas, Texas on October 27, 1951. Vickie graduated from Richardson High School and received Master of Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She was married to Monte Blanchett on February 14, 1988.Vickie retired as a staff member of Richland Baptist Church.Vickie is...
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Lynne Baudoux FLEMING

July 15, 1932 - November 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Sylvia Ann Green

December 17, 1938 - November 11, 2017

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James Olden MIller

August 18, 1930 - November 10, 2017

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Gloria Ellen Green

July 9, 1926 - November 10, 2017

Gloria Ellen Green passed away peacefully on November 10, 2017. She was born in Johnstown, Colorado and was 91 at the time of her death. After graduating from the Catholic Girls High School in Los Angeles at the age of 16, Gloria went on to receive her Nursing degree from St. Vincent's Hospital in Los Angeles. She worked as a nurse for more than 40 years, with the last 23 years spent at Doctor...
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Mary Agnes Shaw

April 8, 1939 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Wei Chang

May 4, 1934 - November 7, 2017

Dr. Wei Chang, 83, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on November 7, 2017. He was born in Shanghai, China on May 4, 1934. Wei Chang graduated with a Bachelors from National Taiwan University and received a MSEE from the University of Washington, and EE Degree from Columbia University, and a Ph. D. from Brooklyn Polytechnic University. He was married to Annabel W. Chang in 1961. Wei Chang had a...
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Venita Joy Jonietz

March 13, 1934 - November 4, 2017

Venita Joy Jonietz, 83, of Garland, Texas, passed away on November 4, 2017. She was born in Lakeview, Texas on March 13, 1934. She was married to Albert Jonietz for 42 years. Venita dedicated her life to sacrificially care for her family.She was a member of Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, had a passion for painting, and travelled internationally with various art clubs. She loved music and...
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Ardys Esther NAULT

December 15, 1927 - October 25, 2017

Ardys Esther Nault of Denison, TX, passed away October 25th at the age 89. She was born December 15, 1927 to Orell and Dorothea Anderson in Neenah, WI. She married Francis (Frank) Nault on May 3rd, 1947 in Neenah. After their marriage, the couple moved to Chicago, II. They had two daughters, Renée Marie and Cynthia Ann, and continued to live in the Chicago area. In 1969, they moved to Richardson...
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Wilma Paulene Johnson

April 1, 1925 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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G. Mancel Kirkpatrick

February 20, 1944 - October 22, 2017

Gaston Mancel (Kirk) Kirkpatrick, 73, of Dallas, Texas passed away on October 22, 2017. He was born in Waxahachie, Texas on February 20, 1944 to Marcille and Gaston Kirkpatrick. Mancel graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. He married Glynda Fay Harris on August 16, 1963.Mancel worked in sales for McCormick Foods, Contrac Packaging, and Premark Health Science. He was a member and elder at...
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Daniel Flores

August 4, 1928 - October 21, 2017

Daniel Flores, 89, of Dallas, Texas passed away October 21, 2017. He was born in Kaufman, Texas on August 4, 1928. Daniel graduated from North Dallas High School. He married Josephine Ferretes on September 4, 1954. Daniel worked in food service for Anheuser-Busch Company, Campbell-Taggert, and El Chico. Daniel is survived by his wife, Josephine; children, Teresa Flores and Daniel Flores; sister,...
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Adrian Arnold Lopez

October 28, 1994 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Charline FINLEY

September 16, 1927 - October 17, 2017

Finley, Charline, 90, devoted wife, mother, sister and very proud grandmother, left us on October 17, 2017 at home. Charline was born on September 16, 1927, in Holt Missouri. She was the adopted mother or grandmother for more people than could be counted. She loved people and making them feel loved and listened to. Her passion was her family and her friends. She loved to laugh and chat. She is...
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Moises Vazquez

January 2, 2001 - October 12, 2017

Moises Vazquez, age 16, passed away October 12, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. He was born on January 2, 2001 in Seattle, Washington to Luis A. Vazquez and Cristina Andrade Vazquez. He spent most of his early childhood and Seattle and he then moved to Dallas, Texas where he was a student at Bryan Adams High School. Moises was a charismatic young man with a great sense of humor. He loved dancing,...
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Brian Ervin Coggins

December 14, 1948 - October 12, 2017

In loving memory of Brian Ervin CogginsDecember 14, 1948 - October 10, 2017Brian left this earth after living a life full of making friends and sharing his amazing wit and sense of humor. He loved sports especially the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed doing the crossword puzzle and wasn't afraid to sing karaoke, particularly Sweet Caroline. Brian was born...
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Elsie Marie Giliotti

March 23, 1938 - October 10, 2017

Chris Giliotti passed away October 10, 2017. She was born March 23, 1938 in Makati, Philippines the daughter of Edward and Betty Stahler Wisniewski. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she had a love of travel and made friends with all she met. She loved her family with all her heart, especially her grandchildren. She will be missed greatly and remembered for her love of...
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Shirley Gomez Barnes

September 3, 1949 - October 9, 2017

Shirley Irene Gomez Barnes was born a proud Texan September 3rd, 1949 in Mineral Wells,TX.She was an athlete during her school years. After she graduated high school she moved to the Dallas area and pursued a career in the beauty industry. She became a licensed Cosmetologist and was dubbed a, "Beauty Operator" by her beloved mother. Shirley has two sons. She loved them fiercely. She passed...
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Evelyn Louise SCOTT

November 12, 1926 - October 8, 2017

Evelyn Louise Beach Scott, 90, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on October 8, 2017. She was born in Dallas, Texas on November 12, 1926. She graduated from Forest High School. Evelyn married James "Bob" Robert Scott in March of 1947. She retired from the EEOC after working there for several years. Evelyn has a passion for sewing, cooking, gardening, and raising her grandchildren.Evelyn...
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Carole Brooks Oden

September 25, 1932 - October 4, 2017

Carole Brooks Oden (85) of Pottsboro, TX passed away peacefully and was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven on 10/4/2017. She was most recently living at North Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in McKinney, TX where she was receiving care for the last several months. Born 9/25/1932 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Curtice B and Julia J (Hanson) Robertson. She graduated from Classen High School...
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Wesley Alexander Yeargan

October 14, 1960 - October 4, 2017

Wesley "Wes" Alexander Yeargan, 56, of Garland, Texas, passed away on October 4, 2017. He was born in Dallas, Texas on October 14, 1960. Wes married Renae Yeargan (Siegrist) on September 20, 2013.Wes had a career in apartment maintenance with Lincoln Properties (AKA The Village). He had a passion for racing, RC cars/boats/helicopters, fishing, and camping.Wes is survived by his wife,...
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James Frederick MASSEY

October 21, 1928 - October 3, 2017

Born October 21, 1928 in Belton, TX and went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 03, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Helyn Massey, his beloved wife of 61.5 years, Alice, and his sister, Mary Ellen, and brother, Robert Jesse. He is survived by three sons and their wives, Bill and Susan, Tom and Suzanne and Dan and Diane; three grandchildren;...
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Henry Jennings MCFADDEN

January 24, 1932 - October 3, 2017

No services are scheduled at this time.Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Dieu Van Hoang

May 30, 1925 - September 29, 2017

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Ramom Carvalho Melo

February 17, 1992 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Nellie C. Moisuk

April 9, 1943 - September 14, 2017

Nellie Cornelia Moisuk, 74, of Richardson, Texas died on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at her residence in Richardson.She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on 9 April 1943. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Newcomb College and a Master of Library Science degree from Louisiana State University.Cornelia married John "Jack" Moisuk Jr. on 14 August 1971. She served as the U.S. Army...
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Jerry Lewis Lamberson

June 16, 1939 - September 4, 2017

Jerry Lewis Lamberson, 78, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on September 4, 2017.He was born in Wheaton, Missouri on June 16, 1939. Jerry graduated from Tulsa Central High School.He was married to Mary Joyce Prince on November 14, 1964. Jerry had a career in sales and worked for Duccommon Metals and Kloeckner Metals. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and The Heights Baptist Church. Jerry...
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Donald Startzel

September 6, 1918 - August 29, 2017

Donald "Ned" Startzel, age 98 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Tuesday morning, August 29, 2017 in Dallas.Ned was born on September 6, 1918 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, a son of Charles Donald and Iva (Crone) Startzel.He married Frances Hubbard on December 24, 1945. She preceded him in death on July 3, 1965.He later married Mary Elsie Scheske in the summer of 1968. Ned is survived by his...
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Sue Ann Jones

October 20, 1930 - August 28, 2017

Sue Carson Meeks Jones, age 86 of Dallas, TX passed away on Monday afternoon, August 28, 2017. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 20, 1930 a daughter of internationally known photographer Kenneth Carson and Vera (Leach) Carson. She attended Michigan State University for two years and graduated from Baylor University Magna Cum Laude, where she was elected to Alpha Chi Honor Society. She...
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Earlene Mary Loremo

October 1, 1924 - August 27, 2017

Earlene Mary (Ventura) Loremo, age 92 of Dallas, Texas passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, August 27, 2017 in Dallas. She was born on October 1, 1924, in Dallas, Texas, a daughter of Sicilian parents, Charles Vincent and Sari Magdalen (LaBarba) Ventura. She was one of five children. She married Rudolph Michael Loremo in 1943 and was married to him for 44 years. He preceded her in death...
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Deborah Ann KOLLER

March 7, 1962 - August 23, 2017

Debbie Koller of Richardson, Texas, died on August 23 following a five-month battle with cancer. She was 55. Debbie was born on March 7, 1962, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the daughter of Bob and Earlene Hillard. Debbie graduated from Newton-Conover High School. Debbie's parents divorced, and she lived with her paternal grandparents Howard and Helen Hillard in Salisbury. She then left...
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Mary Magdalene Griggs

August 2, 1938 - August 10, 2017

Mary Magdalene Dodd Griggs, 79, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on August 10, 2017. She was born in Dillon, South Carolina on August 2, 1938.Mary graduated from Desert High School in California, and received an Associate of Arts & Science from Brevard Community College. She married Edward C. Griggs on May 27, 2006. Mary was a licensed massage therapist, and was the owner and operator of Body...
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Dennis Dean WEISENBORN

October 6, 1948 - August 9, 2017

Dennis Dean Weisenborn (Fuji)October 6, 1948 - August 9, 2017Dennis Weisenborn was born to Lois and Clifford Weisenborn on October 6, 1948. He grew up in Sac City, Iowa and graduated from Sac City High School. He then went to Iowa State University to study architecture. Dennis served in the United States Army and was deployed to Vietnam. Subsequently, he worked as a Microwave Path Engineer in the...
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James Y. Lam

June 15, 1930 - August 4, 2017

James Ching-Ying Lam, 87, of Plano, Texas, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.He was born in Hoi Ping Kwangtung China on the 15th of June 1930. James was married to Tina Lam on the 5th of August 1958 in Canton China. He was survived by Helen Lai and husband Mike, Wally Lam and wife Carmen, Hulen Lam and wife Kimberly; 5 Grandchildren: Cecilia Wi and husband...
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Billy Ross Phillips

August 28, 1929 - August 2, 2017

Billy Ross Phillips, age 87 of Richardson, Texas passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Bill was born on August 28, 1929 in Estelline, Texas, a son of Elvin and Erma Lee (McBrayer) Phillips. He married Carol Lane Lewis on January 4, 1948 in Memphis, Texas. He is survived by three daughters: Theresa Capretta of Houston, Texas, Billie (Ruth Stovall) Phillips of McKinney, and Linda (David) Fulton...
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Jana H. Cain

August 1, 1934 - July 30, 2017

Jana Howard Cain, age 82 of Richardson, Texas passed away on Sunday evening, July 30, 2017 at her residence. Jana was born on August 1, 1934 on the family farm in Barley County, Texas. She graduated from Hereford High School and received her Registered Nurse from Amarillo College School of Nursing. She married Wendell Gaither Cain on February 19, 1961 in Amarillo, Texas. He preceded her in death...
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Margaret Estelle Coleman

July 29, 1927 - July 28, 2017

Margaret Estelle Bohanan Coleman was called to her rest in Jesus on July 28th, the day before her 90th birthday at the Scharbauer Cottage at Manor Park in Midland, Texas. Services will held Wednesday, August 2nd at 10 am, Sparkman Funeral Services in Richardson, TX. She was born July 29th, 1927 in the new Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas to Clarence Watson Bohanan and Grace Margaret Jones...
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Carol Elain Dowling

July 12, 1950 - July 27, 2017

Carol Elain Dowling, age 67 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Saturday afternoon, July 29, 2017 at her residence in Dallas.Carol was born on July 12, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri, a daughter of Samuel and Maxine (Murphy) Jones.A memorial service and celebration of life for Carol will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home, located at 1029 S....
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Alma Eura McKinney

July 20, 1926 - July 17, 2017

RICHARDSON-Alma E. Frame McKinney, 90, passed away July 17, 2017, in Richardson, Texas. Service: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sparkman Funeral Home, 1029 S. Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX. Interment: 10 a.m. Tuesday, DFW National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Born July 20, 1926 in Charleston, WV, to Carlton and Goldie Frame, Alma grew up in West Virginia and...
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Arlyn Alvin Kriegel

March 26, 1931 - July 14, 2017

Arlyn Alvin Kriegel died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Dallas, Texas. He was married to Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Kallsen on January 26, 1958 in Albuquerque, N.M. Arlyn was born in Clovis, N.M. to Alvin and Eleonora Kriegel on March 26, 1931.Survivors include his beloved wife, Betty, daughters Joanie Kriegel Pikl and husband Jim Pikl of McKinney, Texas and Beth Kriegel of Dallas,...
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Lonnie D. Moore

August 2, 1948 - July 10, 2017

Dr. Lonnie D Moore was born in Mooreland, Oklahoma, on August 12, 1948, and passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. His parents were Joyce and Frank Moore. Lonnie graduated from Waynoka, OK, High School where he participated in sports, band, student government, and Future Farmers of America. He was active in Boy Scouts, and earned the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting's highest honor.After...
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Carlos V. Sandoval

June 20, 1953 - July 7, 2017

Carlos Ventura Sandoval, age 64 of Lucas, Texas, went to heaven on July 7, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.Carlos was born on June 20, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas, a son of Ventura and Stella (Fulton) Sandoval.He was a devoted and loyal son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, who never met a stranger.He is preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Ventura Sandoval and Stella Fulton...
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Hoa Thi Nguyen

February 10, 1931 - July 4, 2017

Hoa Thi Nguyen, age 86 of Murphy, Texas passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at her residence.She was born on February 10, 1931 in Vietnam.A visitation will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM at the Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home, located at 1029 S. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, TX 75081.A funeral mass will be held at 8:00 AM on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Mother of...
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Patrick Ronald Ludt

April 27, 1945 - June 28, 2017

Patrick Ronald Ludt, 72, of Dallas, Texas, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He was born in Niles, Ohio on April 27, 1945. After graduating from high school, Pat joined the United States Air Force and proudly served his country within the communications department during the Vietnam War in the late 1960's. Pat was creative, independent, and a driven entrepreneur. Over the...
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Alfred Corbet Remphrey

February 1, 1931 - June 22, 2017

Alfred Corbet Remphrey, age 86 of Richardson, Texas passed away on Thursday evening, June 22, 2017 in Richardson.Alfred was born on February 1, 1931 in Canada, a son of Alfred N. and Murial (Menzies) Remphrey..He married Evenlyn Remphrey. She was preceded him in death on July 27, 1999.Cremation Rites have been accorded and a private family gathering will be held.Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home...
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Darlene Helen Davidson

August 29, 1931 - June 21, 2017

Darlene Helen Davidson, age 85 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017. Darlene was born on August 29, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of William Fredrick and Adelia (Wilmas) Truetzel. Darlene attended Lutheran High School and Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She was employed by General Title Service Corp in Clayton, MO, and Delta Airlines as a flight...
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Stephen Scott Wise

December 11, 1959 - June 15, 2017

Stephen "Scott" Wise, beloved son of Gerald Harmon Wise and Lois Ann Scott Wise, born on December 11, 1959 passed from this life on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Scott was employed by Mattel Toy Company as the Senior IT Manager, Global. Through his career, he traveled and experienced various cultures, food, languages and music which he thoroughly enjoyed. He was considered more of a friend than a...
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Richard Allen Whipple

November 20, 1952 - June 15, 2017

Memorial Service date and time are pending.Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Lillian Marie Small

November 27, 1926 - June 14, 2017

Lillian Marie Small, 90, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on June 14, 2017. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on November 27, 1926. Lillian graduated from Westbrook High. John W. Small married Lillian Savoie on November 8, 1944 during World War II. After the war ended and an honorable discharge from the service, John and Lillian settled in Massachusetts. He started his own construction company...
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William Henry Harrison Fell III

March 20, 1952 - June 4, 2017

William Henry Harrison Fell III, age 65 of Houston Texas passed away on June 4, 2017. He was born in Doylestown, PA on March 20, 1952. He is a Vietnam-era veteran who served as a corpsman in the US Navy from 1970 - 1974 in Great Lakes and at the Newport Naval Hospital, Newport, RI. He earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and a Master's in Social Work from...
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Edward Victor Zaucha

February 12, 1925 - June 4, 2017

Edward Victor Zaucha, age 92 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Sunday night, June 4, 2017.Edward was born on February 12, 1925 in Upper Middletown, Pennsylvania, a son of Albert and Mary Zaucha.Edward served his country in the US Army.A memorial service is planned for 10:00am on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home.A full length obituary will be posted as it becomes available...
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Sally Nelson

May 24, 1932 - June 3, 2017

Sally Nelson, age 85 of Rowlett, Texas passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Garland.Sally was born on May 24, 1932 in Milwaukee Wisconsin, the 10th child of Frank and Sara Azzolina. She married Roger A Nelson on October 30, 1954. He preceded her in death in March of 2015. Sally is survived by her son: Larry Nelson and his wife Julie of Rowlett, daughter: Lori Lee and her husband Pat of...
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Lon G. Thomas

September 2, 1933 - June 3, 2017

Lon Thomas, age 83 of Richardson, Texas passed away on June 3, 2017 at his home from congestive heart failure. He was surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Hastings, Nebraska on September 2, 1933 to Cletus and Evelyn Thomas and was the eldest of five siblings. He met and married his wife, Connie in 1970 and they enjoyed 46 years together. "Captain Lon" loved life and was an avid sailor...
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Madolynne Bradley Wilson

March 6, 1922 - May 28, 2017

~~ Funeral Service ~~Sparkman Funeral Home - Richardson, TexasSaturday, June 3, 2017 - 12:30 PMOfficiated by: Chaplain Larry Henry~~ Interment ~~Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery - Dallas, TexasMonday, June 5, 2017Officiated by: Chaplain Larry Henry
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Jacob O. Haynes

February 10, 1935 - May 22, 2017

Jacob O. Haynes, age 82 of Richardson, Texas passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017.J.O. was born on February 10, 1935 in Winter Garden, Florida, a son of Olif and Lessie (Denham) Haynes. J.O. married Georgia Cokinos on January 2, 1958 in Bainbridge, Georgia. She survives in Richardson.J.O. is also survived by one son: Kevin Haynes of Richardson, Texas, and one daughter: Wendy Armstrong of Baton...
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Barbara Elaine King

December 11, 1964 - May 18, 2017

Barbara King passed away on May 18th, 2017 at the age of 52.Barbara is survived by her husband, Anthony King; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Geoffrey Robison; her granddaughter Lucy Robison; her son, Josh King; her mother, Connie Walker; her sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Steve Long; her sister and brother-in-law, Annette and Joe Davis; and her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and...
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Nancy Ann PLEDGER

January 31, 1945 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Robert Bland Drinkwater

December 9, 1952 - May 16, 2017

Bland was born in Tyler, TX on December 9, 1952 to Robert B. Drinkwater, Jr. and Ruby Pearl Wade. His sister, Debbi, was born 18 months later on July 8, 1954.Bland and Debbie grew up in East Dallas and Abilene. In 1966, while living in Abilene, Bland honed his trumpet skills by joining the Madison Junior High School marching band. This skill he inherited from his Uncle Clifford. His passion...
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Tham Dinh Hoang

March 27, 1920 - May 10, 2017

Tham Dinh Hoang, 97 years old, died on May 10, 2017 in Garland, Texas, United States. He was born on March 27, 1920 in Vietnam.Visitation: Friday, May 19, 2017 at Sparkman Funeral Home in Richardson, Texas from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.Funeral Mass: Saturday, May 20, 2017 At Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Garland, Texas at 8:00 AM.Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral...
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Jo Nell Tenny

June 1, 1933 - May 7, 2017

Jo Nell (Jody) Reed Tenny, a 60-year resident of Richardson, TX, age 83, died peacefully on Sunday, May 7, 2017. She was born June 1,1933 in Luling, TX, the daughter of Buster Reed and Helene Lawson Reed. She graduated from Luling High School as the valedictorian in 1950. She married Bob Brock and had three children, Kevin, Kristi, and Kerry Brock. In 1962, Jody married her soul mate Ralph Tenny,...
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Howard Bennett Hamilton

December 6, 1938 - May 7, 2017

Howard Bennett Hamilton Jr. , PhD, CPIM December 6, 1938 - May 7, 2017Survived by wife, Barbara, their four children and ten grandchildren.His career included Dallas Water Utility, University of Texas at Dallas and Alcatel (Rockwell-Collins)Memorial celebration of his life will be May 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM atCanyon Creek Presbyterian Church located at 3901 North Star Rd Richardson, TX 75082In leiu...
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Vincent Joseph Carr

January 23, 1931 - May 1, 2017

Vincent Joseph Carr, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on May 1, 2017.He was born in St. Louis County, Missouri on January 23, 1931.Vincent graduated from Austin High School, El Paso, Texas.He was married to Patricia Ann Schaub on September 14, 1957 in Burbank, California.Vincent worked with PPG Industries for 25 years and with Gulf Insurance (Travelers) for over 20 years as a computer/systems...
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Peter C. Chen

July 6, 1932 - April 29, 2017

Chen, Reverend PeterFather Peter Chao Wang Chen was born in a family of generations of devout Catholics on July 6, 1932 in Ningteh Hsien, Fukien Province in Mainland China. He was the eldest of five children of his parents CHEN Deng-Ren and LAY Mey-Shuang. He started his priesthood formation in the Regional Seminary of South China (now Holy Spirit Seminary) at Hong Kong in 1959, and continued in...
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Been Fu Lee

May 16, 1938 - April 24, 2017

Been Fu Lee, age 78 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Dallas.He was born on May 16, 1938 in China.He married Kuei Lan Lee. She survives in Dallas.A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home, located at 1029 S. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, Texas 75081.The funeral service for Been will be held on...
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Robin Beth Coker

May 19, 1962 - April 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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Robert O. Nelson

July 29, 1936 - April 16, 2017

Robert "Bob" O Nelson Jr.July 29, 1936 to April 16, 2017Robert O "Bob" Nelson Jr. passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday at home with his loving family members at his side as he ascended to be with his Lord & Savior, after battling long term illnesses. He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Georgia Holt Nelson, and his daughter, Lynn and her husband Noe Balli III and their sons Noe...
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Alfred Howard Rehder

July 14, 1928 - April 13, 2017

Alfred Howard Rehder, age 88 of Richardson, Texas passed away on Thursday night, April 13, 2017 in Richardson.Alfred was born on July 14, 1928 in Grand Island, Nebraska, a son of Alfred and Rosa (Hennings) Rehder. A private family service and celebration of Alfred's life has been held.Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
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Mary Margaret Uhrig

June 2, 1925 - April 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sparkman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Richardson, TX.
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John Patt McCarty

February 29, 1940 - April 9, 2017

John McCarty, 77 of Dallas, passed away peacefully April 9, 2017 due to complications of congestive heart failure. He finally won the battle, and went home to be with Jesus. Saved by Grace is more than the marking of his head stone, it was the way he lived, and viewed his life in Christ Jesus. John was father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and beloved son. Born February 29, 1940, to Johnny "...
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Hannah C. York

February 19, 1922 - April 8, 2017

Hannah Carrie York, age 95 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Saturday evening, April 8, 2017.Hannah was born on February 19, 1922 in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, a daughter of William and Elizabeth (Winter) Hindle.She married Leslie York. He preceded her in death in 1985.Hannah is survived by son: Leslie York of San Francisco, California, daughter: Robin Laney and son-in-law Ed Laney of Rowlett,...
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Ernest Albert Gotts

October 9, 1938 - April 1, 2017

Ernest Albert Gotts died peacefully Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his home in Richardson, Texas. He leaves behind his wife of 48 years, Linda; his three children: Stephen and his wife Carol Druzbick, Jeffrey and his wife Rebecca Erickson, and Katherine; his brothers, Edward and John, and his sister Ellen Long; and four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his...
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Joyce C. Lajoie

November 11, 1933 - March 24, 2017

Joyce Claire Lajoie, born in Hamilton, Ohio, November 11, 1933, died in Richardson, Texas, Friday, March 24, 2017 at 83 years old. She was one of eight children of George Cyril (Cy) Sanders and Anna Barbara Sanders. Joyce had three brothers - Don, Jack and Bob; four sisters - Jean, Doris, Mary Ellen, and Chardelle. Joyce graduated in 1951 from Notre Dame High School in Hamilton, OH.As a nursing...
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