Porter Loring Mortuary

From advance planning for the inevitable to at-need services during an emotionally difficult time to bereavement counseling for those who are grieving, it is our privilege to comfort and care for families in need.

Porter Loring Mortuaries is committed to providing you and your family with meaningful ceremonies to help memorialize your loved ones. Our staff assists you in creating a personalized service, allowing family and friends to come together to remember, to honor, to support each other and to celebrate a life that has been lived.

Our Obituaries

Mary Magdalena E. Gutierrez

May 29, 1942 - November 15, 2018

Mary Espinosa Gutierrez, age 76 of San Antonio, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. She retired from University Health System after working there for over 20 years. Mary enjoyed her garden of roses, and many plants. She enjoyed her trips and Casinos. The greatest trip for her was Rome. She enjoyed and lived a fulfilled life with friends and family. She was preceded in death by...
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Jose Luis Cuevas

September 5, 1984 - November 14, 2018

Jose Luis Cuevas passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. VISITATION SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM PORTER LORING CHAPEL 1101 McCULLOUGH AVE. SERVICE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2018 11:00 AM PORTER LORING CHAPEL In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, TX 78249.
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Frank W. Bresnan

December 28, 1930 - November 13, 2018

Frank Bresnan, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in San Antonio. Frank was born on December 28, 1930 in Highland Park, Illinois, to Frank and Anastasia Bresnan. He was a proud veteran of the US Army. He met the love of his life, Martha, at Fort Sam Houston Health Services Command and have been blessed with 40 wonderful years together. He and Martha loved to travel with their...
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Janie Mazuca Delgado

March 27, 1920 - November 13, 2018

After a full life, Janie Mazuca Delgado, beloved Matriarch of the San Antonio Mazuca and Delgado families, has gone to heaven on November 13, 2018 at the age of 98. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reynolds Casanova Delgado and her beloved grandson, David Russell Delgado. Janie was born March 27, 1920 in Houston Texas to Elvira and Federico Mazuca, but moved to San Antonio at an...
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Severina "Nina" Castillo

August 8, 1949 - November 12, 2018

Severina "Nina" Andrade Castillo, age 69, went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2018, in Galveston, Texas. Severina was born on August 8, 1949, in San Antonio, Texas, to parents Pascual and Candelaria Andrade. She married her best friend, the love of her life, Manuel Castillo, on September 21, 1974. She is survived by her husband, Manuel Castillo; daughter, Angela Hernandez; and three...
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Juan Manuel Hernandez

April 14, 1969 - November 11, 2018

Juan Manuel Hernandez, age 49, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Juan was born to Rosalba on April 14, 1969 in San Antonio, Texas. He married Blanca Hernandez on January 3, 1989 and on August 4, 1989 became a father to the light of his life, Bianca Crystal. He became a hardworking man at a very early age of 14 and then continued his nearly 30-year career with the City of San Antonio...
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Shirley Wulfsohn

February 22, 1937 - November 11, 2018

On Sunday November 11, 2018, at 4:38 AM, Shirley Wulfsohn passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the age of 81. She was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on February 22, 1937, to Robert and Pearl Blecher (Levine). She helped many people in her stellar career as a social worker and later as a probation officer. She always exuded the spark of life and was a devoted wife, mother,...
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Victoria Noin Lopez

May 11, 1921 - November 9, 2018

Victoria Noin Lopez, our beloved mother entered into Eternal Rest on November 9, 2018, at the age of 97. She was born in Piedras Negras, Mexico, to Genara and Fernando Noin. She is now at peace reunited with the love of her life, Francisco; her mother, Genara; her brothers, Fernando, Oscar, and Sam; her sister, Carmen; and her son, Mark. She is survived by her children, Lottie, Sylvia...
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Maryada Weart Artiglia

February 16, 1924 - November 8, 2018

Maryada Weart Artiglia passed away on Thursday, November 8th, at the age of 94, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on February 16th, 1924, in the District of Columbia to Major General Douglas and Mrs. Gertrude Weart. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years, Colonel Aldo Artiglia; sister Gertrude Ogren; and brothers Colonel George Weart and Colonel Douglas Weart. She is...
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Michele Yvette Witter

September 5, 1951 - November 8, 2018

Michele Yvette Witter, age 67, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in San Antonio. Michele was born on September 5, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas, to George and Suzanne Duchaine. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Suzanne Duchaine; her beloved husband Billy Witter; Sister; Claudette Singler. Michele is survived by Daughter Tiffany Bruce, Son; Bruce Witter, Step...
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Molly Porter Burke

August 21, 1943 - November 7, 2018

Molly Porter Burke was born on August 21, 1943 in Houston, Texas and after spending precious time with friends and family passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in San Antonio. A life-long resident of San Antonio, she was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Lou Moore Porter and William Curren Porter; her uncle Rufus (Buddy) Porter of Dallas; her aunts and uncles, Alicia Porter...
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Sheldon "Shelly" Braverman

June 27, 1935 - November 7, 2018

Sheldon "Shelly" Braverman, beloved husband to Phyllis Braverman, father, grandfather, uncle, philanthropist and friend passed away on November 6, 2018. He was the son of Max and Mildred Braverman. Born in the Bronx, NY, Shelly grew up in Brooklyn, graduated from Erasmus High School, received his undergraduate degree from New York University and attended medical school at SUNY Upstate in...
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Andy Centeno

October 24, 1955 - November 5, 2018

On Monday, November 5th, 2018, Andy Centeno entered eternal rest. He was surrounded by family and prayer while he peacefully left this world. Andy was born and raised in San Antonio, TX to Joe and Alice Centeno. To his wife, Andy was a tender-hearted, provider and companion. To his children he was a hardworking, devoted, and adored father. Andy was dearly loved by his brothers and sisters. A...
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Beth Josephine Allen

May 24, 1915 - November 5, 2018

Beth Josephine Allen was born on May 24, 1915 in Oral, South Dakota to Daniel Ahern and Alice Judd Ahern. The family relocated to Mitchell, South Dakota when Alice traded the family farm for a small house near Dakota Wesleyan College. Beth and her four siblings all graduated from Dakota Wesleyan. Beth taught high school English for two years in Castlewood, South Dakota, then moved to Sioux...
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David Y. Burkett III

July 7, 1934 - November 4, 2018

David Y. Burkett III died peacefully after a long illness on Sunday, November 4, with his beloved wife, Lynnell, at his side. David was well known to family and friends for his fine sense of humor and abilities as a teacher and motivational speaker. He was born in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania in 1934, and, after earning bachelor's and master's degrees in Journalism from Northwestern University,...
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Rebeca "Gueli" Garza

March 24, 1942 - November 2, 2018

Rebeca "Gueli" Garza, age 76, of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 with her loving children by her side. She was born in Mexico on March 24, 1942 to the late Pedro and Maria Gurrola Peredo. Our mother was a very generous, compassionate, selfless and strong human being. She loved and adored her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, family and friends. Our...
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Suzanne Marie Sutterfield

August 4, 1962 - November 1, 2018

Suzanne Marie Sutterfield, age 56, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 surrounded by family at her home in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on August 4, 1962 in Olean, New York to Sheila Johnston. She grew up in Bradford, Pennsylvania where she graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1980. Upon graduation, Suzanne enlisted in the United States Air Force where she graduated from the...
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Warren M. Parker, Jr. MD Lt. Col., (USAF, RET)

September 27, 1933 - October 30, 2018

Dr. Warren M. Parker, Jr. went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Warren was born on September 27, 1933 in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, to parents Warren Maxwell Parker, Sr. and Lorene Schratz Parker. Upon Graduation from High School he enlisted in the USAF and served as a jet engine mechanic in Japan, was discharged and then used his GI Bill to study medicine at the...
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Edwin Anderson "Ted" Walker

April 11, 1956 - October 30, 2018

Edwin Anderson "Ted" Walker passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, following a lifelong struggle with diabetes. Ted was born in San Antonio, April 11, 1956 and he is predeceased by his parents, Charles Ganahl and Sarah (Sally) Cheney Walker, Jr. He is survived by his children, Sara Walker Herff and her husband, August F. "Cody" Herff IV; grandson, August F. "Augie" Herff V; and...
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William Wade "Bill" Morris

June 25, 1939 - October 27, 2018

William Wade "Bill" Morris passed away on October 27, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. William was born on June 25, 1939 to parents Charles and Ella Fae Morris. Bill attended St. Mary's School of Law; a practicing attorney during most of his professional career. He had a distinguished legal career and was employed as Assistant City Attorney and Assistant District Attorney in San Antonio, as well as...
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Homer Villarreal

June 5, 1927 - October 26, 2018

Homer Villarreal, age 91, passed away in the comfort of his home on Friday, October 26, 2018, in San Antonio, TX. Homer was born on June 5, 1927 in San Antonio to parents Elijio and Guadalupe Martinez Villarreal. He was preceded in death by his parents, two grandchildren Veronica Flores and Scott Villarreal, and wife of 57 years, the mother of his children, Teresa Z. Villarreal. Homer...
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Gustav Carl Hillje

December 11, 1936 - October 26, 2018

Gustav Carl Hillje, age 81 of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born on December 11, 1936 in San Antonio, TX to Gustav W. and Irene Onken Hillje. Gus graduated from Jefferson High School in 1955. He married his high school sweetheart, Dorothy at Central Christian Church in 1959. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army...
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Frederick Roger Estrada

December 31, 1939 - October 25, 2018

Frederick Roger Estrada, age 78, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at his home in San Antonio. Fred retired from the Camino Real Community MHMR Center after 26 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Connie and Frank Estrada; brother, Robert F. Estrada; and by great nephew, Aaron Estrada. Frederick is survived by his husband, Victor Benavides; and nephews,...
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Joan J. Ratner, PhD


Dr. Joan J. Ratner, age 90, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2018. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from the University of Massachusetts. After her children were in middle school she decided to return to school for advanced degrees in microbiology. She received her Master's degree from Trinity and then received her PhD from what is now the University of Texas Long School of...
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Janet E. Travis, USAF (Ret)

February 23, 1929 - October 23, 2018

Lt. Col. Janet E. Travis, USAF (Ret), age 89 of San Antonio, TX passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. She was born in Pennsylvania to Arth Amer and Rebecca McKowen Ames. Janet was a graduate of Bentleyville High School and South Side Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA. Immediately upon graduation, Janet proudly served her country as a pediatric nurse in the USAF during the...
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George N. Stelle

June 26, 1922 - October 21, 2018

Captain George Nelson Stelle was born on June 26, 1922 in Summitville, Indiana to Rev. John and Bertha Stelle. George attended Butler College until he was drafted into the Air Force service in Adjutant General's Corps in England. He also has served as a secret courier out of the White House. Briefly a civilian, he reenlisted in the Army stationed in Turkey and Vietnam. He married his beloved...
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Fred Flores, Jr.

August 9, 1939 - October 21, 2018

Fred Flores, Jr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, in San Antonio. Fred proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. After his return, he earned his degree from St. Mary's University in Accounting. Fred retired after 36 years as a Contract Specialist at Kelly AFB. He was preceded in death by his son, Jon Flores; and parents, Fred and Ida Flores. Fred is survived by...
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Rosa Ramos

July 20, 1969 - October 21, 2018

Our beloved wife and mother, Rosa Ramos, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on July 20, 1969, to parents, Antonio and Jessica Hernandez Uribe. Rosa is survived by her husband of 25 years, Domingo M. Ramos, Jr.; children, Clarissa D. Ramos, Domingo Joaquin Ramos, III; parents; sisters, Melinda Rodriguez, Griselda Moreno, and Sandra Guerra; and many nieces,...
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Ellen Louise Brient

February 8, 1931 - October 20, 2018

Ellen Louise Brient was born February 8, 1931 at the family ranch near Bandera, Texas. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 20, 2018. Ellen was a member of the Bandera High School Class of 1949 and graduated from Texas Women's University in 1953. She taught at the Radford School in El Paso, Sul Ross College in Alpine, Bandera Middle School, Connel Middle School and Highlands High...
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JoAnn W. Buitron

January 31, 1961 - October 20, 2018

JoAnn W. Buitron, age 57, passed away on Saturday, October 20 2018 in San Antonio. JoAnn was born on January 31, 1961 in San Antonio, Texas. She earned a Master's degree in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University and retired after a 35-year career in social work. Her career included working for Child Protective Services, Northside Judson and San Antonio Independent School Districts. ...
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Robert J. Clayton, M.D.

February 10, 1935 - October 20, 2018

On October 20, 2018 the world lost a giant: a giant heart, whose love, patience and kindness knew no bounds; a giant of medicine, who helped pave the way for inclusion and early childhood intervention in the United States; and a giant smile that never waned, even in his sickest hour. Robert J. Clayton, age 83, passed away peacefully at his home in San Antonio, TX, surrounded by his family and...
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Blanca Sara Rapaport

March 9, 1923 - October 19, 2018

With sadness we announce the passing of Blanca Sara Rapaport our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Blanca was known to family and so many friends as "Bube" the spanishized version of the Yiddish word for Grandma. And, she was the loving and caring grandma to so many. She is survived by her children; Carlos and Linda Rapaport, Jaime and Ana Rapaport, Raquel and Lenny Holzman; her...
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Charlene Hinze Blackwell

January 16, 1948 - October 17, 2018

With sadness we announce the passing of Charlene Hinze Blackwell our dear wife, mother and grandmother on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Charlene was born on January 16, 1948 to Alfred and Alice Hinze in Robstown, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband John C Blackwell, children, Marci (Kurt) VandenHouten, Green Bay, WI, Kevin (Hayley)...
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Richard Hall Keahey

February 8, 1931 - October 17, 2018

Richard Hall "Dick" Keahey, 87, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Dick was born on February 8, 1931 to Thomas Jefferson Keahey and Grady Hall Keahey in San Antonio. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Patricia Keahey McReynolds; his sister in law, Dorothy Gay Blanks Keahey; and his nephew, David Alan Keahey. He is...
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Beverly Timberlake Abbey

January 9, 1930 - October 16, 2018

Beverly Timberlake Abbey passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018. She was born into a ranching family in Deming, New Mexico, on January 9, 1930, the daughter of Thomas Edgar Timberlake and Sylvia Nagle Timberlake. She survived both of her parents and her two older brothers, Thomas Edgar Timberlake Jr. and Robert Mason Timberlake. Although her family ranched in New Mexico and Colorado,...
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Stanley Alan Keilson

June 28, 1925 - October 15, 2018

Stanley Alan Keilson was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 28, 1925 to Charles Keilson and Estelle Hurwitz and passed away peacefully at his residence in Laredo, Texas on Monday, October 15, 2018. His family moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1939 and he graduated from Jefferson High School in May 1943, just in time to be inducted into the US Army during World War II. Stanley initially served in the...
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James "Jim" A. Finch

July 2, 1964 - October 14, 2018

James "Jim" A. Finch, age 54, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Jim was born in San Antonio, the fifth of six children. He was paralyzed at the age of 14 by a drunk driver and thus began a lifetime of beating all odds and expectations. He was given an early model TI 99 computer and, using a mouth stick, began learning to use a computer. Later he employed the use...
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Alberto Calvo

December 4, 1957 - October 13, 2018

Alberto Calvo, 60, peacefully passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018. Calvo was born on December 4, 1957 to Patricio and Socorro Calvo. By the age of six he was interested in Radio and Public Speaking. After graduating from Jefferson High School, Calvo enlisted in the US Army, attended San Antonio College and started his broadcasting career in 1977. Calvo was a staple in the radio community,...
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Carmen G. Zamarripa

April 17, 1927 - October 13, 2018

Carmen G. Zamarripa, age 91, of Eagle Pass, passed to her Eternal Rest on Saturday, October 13, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Humberto Zamarripa C.; parents, Santana and Rosa Garza; brothers, Ignacio and Santiago R. Garza; and sisters, Santitos Garza and Maria del Refugio Zapata; and son-in-law, Isaac Ray Neeley. She is survived by her children, Eva Zamarripa, Maria Elena...
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Christine J. Parma

September 21, 1923 - October 12, 2018

Surrounded by her devoted family, Christine J. Parma, age 95, passed peacefully on Friday, October 12, 2018. Born in Loire, Texas, on September 21, 1923, to Joseph and Frances Jasik, she grew up on a farm but the finer life of the city replaced the farm after she moved to San Antonio. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Louis J. Parma, nine older siblings, and grandson, John...
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Doris Ann Gummelt Foster

February 11, 1929 - October 12, 2018

Doris Ann Foster was born in Lorena, Texas to Walter and Erna Gummelt. Doris received Jesus Christ into her life at nine years. She graduated from Lorena High School and business college. While a secretary in Waco, she volunteered at a mission with her brother, Walter, leading to God's call to full-time Christian service. In preparation, Doris majored in Elementary Education at Baylor....
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Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez

January 6, 1947 - October 12, 2018

Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez, son of Julia & Tomas Hernandez, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in the early morning hours of October 12, 2018, at the age of 71. Nino was born in Blessing, Texas on January 6, 1947. He served his country honorably in the US Air Force, and as such, he will be buried with honors at the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on October 19, 2018. A...
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Pat Priest

November 13, 1940 - October 12, 2018

Judge Pat Priest was born in Gainesville, Florida. He and his family lived in Florida, Illinois, Brownsville, and, finally, Harlingen, Texas, where he met his high school sweetheart, Nancy Dague, in the high school band. Pat graduated from Harlingen High School in 1958 and then attended Tulane University on a full Navy ROTC Scholarship. He and Nancy married in 1961. After graduating Tulane in...
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Delores Joe Miller "Dolly"

August 26, 1926 - October 11, 2018

Delores Joe Miller, 92, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Born in Calhoun, LA on August 26, 1926, she was a military wife who loved to travel. She was an elementary school librarian, a homemaker, and enjoyed playing bunco. Dolly was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Charles Milton Miller, Sr., and a son, Charles Miller, Jr. Survivors include...
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Ethel Connally Schram

December 5, 1923 - October 11, 2018

Ethel Schram departed her earthly life on Thursday, October 11, 2018 and entered into God's Heavenly Kingdom, less than two months shy of her 95th birthday. She was born Ethelene Elizabeth on December 5, 1923, the youngest of 11 babies, nine of which survived to adulthood, to parents Nolton M. and Elizabeth Spear Connally in Floresville, Texas. At the age of 7, Ethel, known as "Sis" to her...
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Juan J. Guerra , SR.

October 20, 1949 - October 10, 2018

Juan J. Guerra Sr., age 68 passed away on Wednesday October 10, 2018. He served in the US Army for 25 years. He was also a retired truck driver. Juan was a Ranch owner in Rocksprings, TX. He loved hunting and listening to his music. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Roger Dovalina. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Linda Guerra; son, Juan J. Guerra Jr.;...
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Consuelo C. Garcia

September 14, 1937 - October 10, 2018

The Light of our lives, Consuelo Garcia, went to be with the Lord the morning of October 10, 2018. Connie, as she liked to be called, was born in San Antonio and was an avid Spurs fan. She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Rudy and Patsy Toscano; beloved son, David; and numerous relatives and friends. Connie leaves behind her devoted husband of 57 years, Albert; loving children and...
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Anthony S. Reyna

October 22, 1931 - October 6, 2018

Anthony S. Reyna, known to his friends and family as "Tony" or "Opa" (Grandfather) went to be with the Lord he loved so dearly, family, and friends who have passed before him on Friday, October 6th, 2018 at the age of 86. He was an outgoing and God-fearing man who was a husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, friend, and very proudly, a Marine in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was known to everyone...
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Marjorie Mae Moss Hardy

August 28, 1920 - October 6, 2018

MARJORIE MAE MOSS HARDY was born August 28, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas to Holmes and Mae (Wilburn Ratliff) Moss; she died of natural causes at the age of 98 on October 6, 2018 in San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Charles Holmes Moss; first husband of 41 years, Dr. John Henry Bohmfalk; and second husband of 15 years, Robert Lewis Hardy. She earned a B.S. degree...
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Douglas Vachel McNeel

March 4, 1952 - October 5, 2018

Douglas Vachel McNeel, 66, died in San Antonio on Friday, October 5, 2018, after a valiant, 7-month fight with melanoma. He and his family made their home at his family's Gallagher Ranch near Helotes, which was his source of inspiration for loving Nature, songwriting, entertaining friends, and reflection. A self-described "Lawyer by day, Songwriter by night", only begins to describe Doug's wide...
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Arthur Xavier Joseph

July 21, 1916 - October 5, 2018

Arthur Xavier Joseph, beloved father, grandfather, uncle and friend, went to be with Our Lord on Friday, October 5th, 2018 at the age of 102. Arthur was born in San Antonio Texas on July 21, 1916, the son of Nick Joseph and Helen Tajkowski Joseph, both immigrants from Poland. He attended Central Catholic High School and St. Mary's University. He served in the United States Coast Guard as a...
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Thomas James Collins

June 28, 1930 - October 3, 2018

Thomas James Collins, age 88, died in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2018. Tom was born on June 28, 1930, to Rosa Lee and Harry H. Collins. Tom loved photography & travel, visiting all 50 states & 29 foreign countries. In his varied career he was a radio announcer, English Teacher, director of plays, and speech therapist. He taught at South San ISD and North East ISD. He was a member of Central...
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Ian "Bugg" Hassler Schramek

June 13, 2002 - October 2, 2018

Ian "Bugg" Hassler Schramek, 16, of San Antonio, gained his angel wings and flew home, into Jesus' arms, on October 2, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his family. Ian was a blessing to all who had the honor of knowing him and the privilege of caring for him. Although cut too short, Ian's life was powerful and he touched everyone he met. His presence brought about peace. He was a living...
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Janice Norah Mary James

October 16, 1938 - October 2, 2018

Janice Nora Mary Samm James passed from this world into the arms of her loving Lord Jesus on October 2, 2018. She was a much beloved sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, coworker, and friend. Janice was born October 16, 1938 in Luton, England to Brian William Samm and Marjorie Evelyn Florence Samm (formerly Peck). Janice attended the local school in Caddington, but her greatest delight was the...
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Elizabeth Ann Alcocer

October 13, 1958 - October 1, 2018

Elizabeth Ann Alcocer, went to be with the lord on Monday, October 1, 2018, in San Antonio, at the age of 59. Elizabeth was born October 13, 1958 in San Antonio, Texas to Joseph and Josephine Alcocer. She was married to the father of her children, Victor Morales, for 25 years. A loving mother and homemaker, Elizabeth was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends...
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Michael Anthony Rolirad

August 11, 1925 - September 30, 2018

Our beloved father, grandfather and friend, Michael A. Rolirad, age 93, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, September 30, 2018. He was a proud veteran who served in the US Navy during WWII and was awarded two Purple Hearts for his distinguished valor. After 43 years of dedicated service, Michael retired as Fiscal Director from the City of San Antonio Housing...
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Jean G. Eisenstot

August 21, 1933 - September 30, 2018

Beloved mother, wife, sister and friend, Jean G. Eisenstot, age 85, passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Jean is survived by her husband, S. Arnold Eisenstot; their children: Jacqueline Blinderman (David) and Bill Eisenstot (Robin); grandchildren: Doran Blinderman, Morgan Eisenstot and Adam Eisenstot; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and many wonderful friends. A Graveside Service...
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Saul Sandoval

January 10, 1943 - September 29, 2018

Saul Sandoval, loving Husband & Father passed away September 29th, 2018. He was born to Carlos and Hortencia Sandoval January 10th 1943. Saul graduated from Central Catholic High School and St Mary's University, where he was commissioned into the Corp of Engineers. Saul was a Captain in the Army. Saul was also owner & manager of Pan American Insurance Agency and San Antonio Occupational Therapy...
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Leslie Juliet Sokol

September 18, 1938 - September 29, 2018

Leslie Juliet Sokol, age 80, passed away on Sat., Sept. 29, 2018 in Chicago, IL. She was born on Feb.18, 1938 in New York City to Beaulah Charlat and Rene Sorel. She graduated from the Pratt Institute of Design in New York City with a bachelor's degree in fine arts and spent most of her career as an interior designer. Leslie enjoyed designing office space and layouts for corporate clients and...
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Randall "Randy" Douglas Lemmond

October 29, 1957 - September 28, 2018

Randall "Randy" Douglas Lemmond, age 60, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Houston, Texas to parents, Eugene and Dorothy Lemmond. Randy lost his mother at an early age in 1965 and was raised by his father; who passed away in 2006. His father owned Gene Lemmond Photography Studios and had Randy tagging along from the age of eight. Randy was 11...
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Juergen McEwen

April 13, 1948 - September 28, 2018

Juergen McEwen, age 70, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at his home in San Antonio following his brave battle with liver cancer. He was born on April 13, 1948 in Saarbrucken Germany. Juergen joined the US Army on the 15th of October 1965 and retired in 1st January 1989. His time in the service included a tour to Vietnam. Juergen is survived by his wife of 51 years, Micky McEwen;...
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James Dean Roy

March 2, 1961 - September 28, 2018

Lt. Col. (retired) James Dean Roy passed away on 28 September 2018, in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas. Jim was born in Wolf Point, MT and grew up on the family farm. Jim graduated from the US Air Force Academy as the #1 engineering student in the class of 1983. He married Lieutenant Marbel Castro in 1988. Jim took a break from the Air Force to graduate with Top Honors while earning a Master's Degree...
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Evelyn Maxine Greene

February 13, 1924 - September 27, 2018

Evelyn Maxine Greene passed away on Thursday, September 27. Born in San Antonio on February 13, 1924, she attended Brackenridge High School, Class of 1942. Our mother had a strong sense of right, wrong, and justice, the champion of the underdog. She had an extraordinary singing voice, performing in the 1930's and 40's. This same lovely voice sang lullabies to her sons and grandchildren in...
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Valerie B. James

October 31, 1931 - September 27, 2018

Valerie was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 31, 1931. She married Frank Kendall James, Jr. in Salt Lake City in August 1950. Twenty-three years and many military duty-stations around the world later, they settled in San Antonio, TX in 1973. She was a devoted wife for 50 years before Frank's death in March 2001. Valerie passed away on September 27th, at the age of 86 after a brief illness....
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Mildred Chapman Goodenough

December 16, 1929 - September 27, 2018

Mildred Chapman Goodenough, age 88, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Boerne. She was born on December 16, 1929 to parents, Van Bain Chapman and Ella Lee Norwood Chapman. Mildred attended Thomas Jefferson High School and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin, where she was a lifelong member of Delta Gamma. During her 30 years as an elementary school teacher, she...
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Ignacio Lopez

February 1, 1923 - September 26, 2018

"Who would believe that a kid from Rancherias and a girl from Mier would be able to educate five kids and get them through college?" Our beloved dad, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother, Ignacio (Nacho) Lopez, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at the age of 95. He left a legacy of inspiration and love in a life of achievement. He was born on the first of February,...
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Ethel Earline Eichen

July 9, 1922 - September 26, 2018

Ethel Earline Eichen, 96, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. She was born on July 9, 1922 to parents Arthur Callahan and Lavada Howard Callahan in Westville, Florida. In the 1940s she earned her cosmetology license in Florida, and spent the better part of 30 years working in Michigan. After graduation, she met Frank E. Eichen, her husband of 63 years. Earline...
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Lawrence "Larry" Pearlstone

September 19, 1932 - September 26, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Pearlstone, son of the late Paul and Goldye Cohen Pearlstone passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Born in St. Louis, his family moved to San Antonio in 1939 partly in hopes of "an allergy free environment" as our city was known at that time. Larry attended Keystone Academy, San Antonio Academy and San Marcos Academy. His hobby became his profession. His...
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J.E. DuBose

July 8, 1939 - September 26, 2018

Joy Emmett DuBose, known as J., J.E., or Jay, passed peacefully on September 26, 2018 after some good days of memory sharing, laughter, and love. His sons Tyler and Paul stood vigil but it was his dedicated wife of twenty-eight years, Lyndie DuBose, who gave him the okay to ride herd in Heaven, or, as he would say, 'change horses'. His accomplishments were innumerable; a gifted athlete turned...
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Aaron Goldstein

January 4, 1931 - September 26, 2018

Aaron Goldstein, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in Houston, TX. Aaron was born on January 4, 1931 in Penfield, New York, to parents Hackell and Ray Goldstein. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife Kathleen Goldstein. Aaron is survived by his sons, David Goldstein and his wife Janis and Joel Goldstein and his wife Tammy; his grandchildren, Leah,...
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Dorothy Pfeiffer Doehne

December 22, 1923 - September 24, 2018

Dorothy Pfeiffer Doehne died September 24, 2018, after a recent illness. Dorothy, the youngest child of Ella Schmidt and Joe Pfeiffer, was born December 22, 1923, in Lockhart, Texas. She was a sixth generation Texan, a descendant of pioneer German settlers who arrived in New Braunfels in 1844. She remained proud of her German heritage all her life. Most important to Dorothy was her Catholic...
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Gordon John Brymer

April 14, 1931 - September 23, 2018

Gordon Brymer passed away in the early morning hours September 23, 2018. Born April 14, 1931 in Toronto Canada, Gordon was raised by his grandparents and nine aunts. He joined the United States Air Force at 17 and enjoyed a successful thirty-four-year career which began in San Antonio for basic training and ended at Kelly Air force base where he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. After receiving...
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Sidney Helen Holmgreen

October 14, 1918 - September 23, 2018

Sidney Helen Holmgreen passed away Sunday September 23, 2018 at the age of 99. She was born October 14, 1918 in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by husband John C. Holmgreen and grandchildren Pilar and Mito Avery. Sid was devoted to her family: John and wife Laura Holmgreen, Barbara Avery, Lida and husband Jerry Smith, her grandchildren: Carlton G. Schenken III, John and wife Valarie...
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Carol Langlinais

February 10, 1944 - September 22, 2018

Carol Langlinais, age 74, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born February 10, 1944 to Carl and Alberta Buckholdt in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Paul Langlinais; son-in-law, Drew Watson; and sister, Cathy Buckholdt. Carol is survived by her daughters, Maureen Anne Lively and Bridgette Diane Watson; and grandsons, Marc...
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Oscar T. Flores, "OT"

July 3, 1935 - September 22, 2018

Oscar T. Flores, better known as "OT," went to be with the Lord at the age of 83 in San Antonio. He was born to his parents, Fidel and Eloise Flores. Oscar was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He attended Harris Jr. High School, later obtained his GED, and took drafting courses at San Antonio College. Oscar worked for Via Transit as a bus driver for several years. Later he worked in...
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William J. Brown

August 28, 1926 - September 21, 2018

William J. Brown, age 92, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Helotes, Texas. He was born August 28, 1926 in Abilene, Kansas to William Alfred Brown and Doris Agnes Tucker Brown. William served in the Navy in WWII, stationed in the Philippians, where on his return, he was set up on a blind date with the love of his life, Katherine Marilyn Jones, of Everette, WA. They were wed 3 months...
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Louis Joseph Spengler

July 31, 1917 - September 20, 2018

Louis Joseph (Jerry) Spengler was born July 31, 1917 and passed away September 20, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was the only son of John Henry and Gertrude (Schorp) Spengler and a descendent of German pioneers who came to Texas in 1842. In 1918, Jerry survived an attack of double pneumonia in a plague that swept across the U.S., killing over 100,000 people. His survival was due to the tender...
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Thea I Bloom

June 22, 1955 - September 20, 2018

Thea I. Bloom born in Columbus, Ohio on June 22, 1955 to parents, Simon and Mildred Dinitz, died on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the age of 63. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Mervyn Bloom; sons, Craig and Bradley Bloom; daughter, Kira Bloom. GRAVESIDE SERVICE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 10:30 A.M. AGUDAS ACHIM MEMORIAL GARDENS 1727 AUSTIN HIGHWAY
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Rodney D. Wheeler

May 31, 1935 - September 20, 2018

Rodney Dale Wheeler, age 83, passed away on September 20, 2018. He was born in Amarillo, Texas on May 31, 1935, to J. Rodney and Vera Chaney Wheeler. Rodney served his Lord, his family and his country with much love and pride. Rodney worked with Coca-Cola Food Co. for 23 years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doris; his 2 sons, Jimmy (Robin) Wheeler and Glenn Wheeler. His 2 grandsons,...
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Frances May Stutz Hall

September 27, 1925 - September 18, 2018

Frances May Stutz Hall, age 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Frances was born on September 27, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia to parents Lewis and Alice Stutz. Frances graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and Richmond Professional Institute. After school she worked for the...
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Felipe Surita , Jr.

February 3, 1952 - September 18, 2018

Our "Top", husband, father, step-dad, grandpa and Pop-pop, brother, uncle and friend 1SG Felipe Surita, Jr passed away Tuesday September 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. Felipe was born to Felipe and Ramona Surita on February 3, 1952 in Uvalde, TX and was raised in Mayville WI. 1SG Felipe Surita entered the US Army in 1978. He had multiple assignments during his career to include: ...
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Jacob "Jack" Mayer

August 28, 1950 - September 18, 2018

Jacob (Jack) Mayer loving father, grandfather, son, uncle, and brother entered rest in San Antonio, TX on Tuesday September 18, 2018. Jack was born in Italy on August 28, 1950 and came to the United States with his mother in 1951. During his 68 years Jack has taught, inspired, and guided anyone he met along his life journey. To his family and friends, Jumbo, as he was called because of his...
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Karen Binford Keedy

October 27, 1946 - September 16, 2018

Born in Indiana to Harold Lee Binford and Betty A. Goff Binford, Karen died September 16, 2018, at the age of 71, after several courageous months of illness. Karen was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Don Alan Binford. Karen grew up on the Binford Farm outside of Crawfordsville, Indiana. She was actively involved in the day-to-day workings of the farm and 4-H. While her true love...
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Judy Spitzer

August 31, 1935 - September 16, 2018

Judith Spitzer (Judy), born August 31, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on September 16, 2018, at the age of 83. She earned a degree in nursing from Milwaukee Hospital and worked as a nurse at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. In 1956 she married James Spitzer, with whom she raised four children, living in several places before settling in Seabrook, Texas....
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Noah Makaio Mungia

February 21, 2004 - September 15, 2018

Noah Makaio Mungia received his angel wings on September 15, 2018. He was an angel given to us for 14 years. He touched many hearts and will greatly be missed. Noah's angelic face and sweet smile will shine bright like a diamond and live in our hearts forever. Noah is preceded in death by his grandmother's, Myra Zatarain and Gloria Pena Mungia. He is survived by his parents, Agustin (Augie...
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Frances Bowman

January 2, 1940 - September 14, 2018

Frances Bowman, age 78, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018 in Bedford, Texas. She was born on January 2, 1940 in Savannah, Tennessee, to parents, Charles and Edith Nix Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackson Bowman. Frances is survived by her son, Douglas Logsdon, his wife, Debra; and granddaughter, Journey. MEMORIAL SERVICE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 11:00 AM ...
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Daniel McNeel Lane, MD Phd

January 25, 1936 - September 13, 2018

Daniel McNeel Lane passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018 after a brief but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer, at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn Spruiell Lane, his daughter Linda Lane and her husband Jay Ben Avner, his son Daniel McNeel ("Neel") Lane, Jr. and his wife Jennifer Espronceda Lane, his son Maury Spruiell Lane, and his daughter Oleta Lane...
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Mary Olney Alexander Kemp

June 23, 1926 - September 13, 2018

Mary Olney Alexander Kemp entered eternal rest on September 13, 2018. She was born June 23, 1926 in Jasper County, Texas where her father was a physician for a lumber company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander and her husband, Michael M. Kemp. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Kemp Brogan and Kathleen Kemp Owings and their husbands...
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Erma J. Sapp

April 30, 1937 - September 11, 2018

Our friend, Erma J Sapp (Jodi) was called to be with our Lord after a year's illness. Jodi was born April 30, 1937 and passed away on September 11, 2018. She died at her home in San Antonio, Texas. Jodi was preceded in death by her parents Walter Louis and Edith Marie Woods Sapp, her sister Shirley Marina Sapp MacLean and brother in law DeWitt B MacLean. She is survived by her brother, J...
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Rose Marie Pettit

November 5, 1939 - September 10, 2018

Rose Marie Claude Pettit went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 10, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Rose was born on November 5, 1939, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to parents Charles J. Claude and Rose Elizabeth Schneider. Rose graduated from Derham Hall High School and later attended the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Greece and had a...
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Minne E. David

March 25, 1937 - September 9, 2018

Minnie E. David March 25, 1937-September 9, 2018 Minnie E. David unexpectedly went to be with our Lord on Sunday September 9, 2018 while at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Tx. Minnie possessed a love of life and love of people, young and old, family or stranger. With her beautiful smile and infectious personality, she made many friends everywhere she traveled. Minnie was born in San...
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Agnes Kiolbassa Mangold

April 25, 1919 - September 7, 2018

Agnes Kiolbassa Mangold, 99, passed away on September 7, 2018. She was born in San Antonio on April 25, 1919. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Wilmer "Shorty" Mangold, parents, Joseph and Lilian Kiolbassa, brother, Richard Kiolbassa and sister, Valeria Mlynarczyk. She is survived by her sister, Cecilia Sibson and sister-in-law, Charlene Kiolbassa, her nieces (&...
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Pauline Marie Jarvis

December 27, 1927 - September 6, 2018

Pauline Marie Jarvis was born December 27, 1927, in Waterloo, New York, to Lewis and Jennie Jarvis. She passed away on September 6, 2018, in Ft. Myers, FL. She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Verdie Jarvis of Waterloo, NY, and Janet Jarvis of Marietta, OH, and six nephews and nieces, James Jarvis of Cape Coral, FL; Linda Arichello of Waterloo, NY; Lois Gillette of Covington, VA; David Jarvis...
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Jay H. Norwood II

June 17, 1959 - September 6, 2018

Jay Norwood, 59, passed away at Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, on September 6, 2018. He was born to Hemby and Finniegene (Norman) Norwood on June 17, 1959. He shared his birth date with one other female baby, born at Rusk Memorial Hospital, Rusk, Texas. After watching a story about Babies Switched at Birth, Jay's mother would quip, "I'm 100% confident I brought the right baby home." ...
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Terry Loper

July 15, 1947 - September 6, 2018

Terry Loper, age 71, was granted Eternal Rest on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Terry was born in San Antonio and graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1967. He retired from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office after 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emery and Jack Loper. Terry is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sheri Welch Loper; daughter, Kimberley Loper; mother-in...
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Joan Loper

September 11, 1928 - September 5, 2018

Margaret Joan Loper was gathered into the arms of the Lord on September 5, 2018, one week before her 90th birthday. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joe. It's hard to imagine a couple more in love than Joan and Joe Loper. They were united by love and faith during their 40 years of marriage and now they are reunited in heaven. Joan was born on September 11, 1928 in San...
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Lucille D. Friedman

August 13, 1922 - September 5, 2018

Lucille D. Friedman, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Lucille was born on August 13, 1922 in Nashville, Tennessee to parents Israel Davis and Sarah Harkavy. She was preceded in death by, her husband Ben Friedman. Lucille D. Friedman is survived by her daughters Sherie Trakhtenbroit (Anatole), and Iris Usnik (Todd); her grandchildren: Michael Trakhtenbroit ...
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W. Marie Schechter

January 12, 1933 - September 4, 2018

A mother, a sister and grandmother who truly cared with all her heart and soul. A teacher who always put her students first. Coming from a family of teachers, even after retiring she still retained the pride and respect of that noble profession. Extremely creative, as a child she played the piano, as an adult she painted, and as Mom, an amazing cook. For every season Marie made a homemade wreath...
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Ronald "Papa Keith" Obadal

September 25, 1933 - September 4, 2018

Ronald "Papa Keith" Obadal September 25, 1933- September 4, 2018 Our beloved Ronald Keith Obadal, better known as "Papa Keith," went to be with the Lord at the age of 84. He was born in Ballinger, Texas to parents John and Illa Obadal. Ronald was a devout Catholic who dedicated his life to Christ at an early age. He graduated from San Antonio...
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Helen LaVerne Parchman Kalala

December 1, 1925 - September 3, 2018

Helen LaVerne Parchman Kalala passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 3, 2018, at St. Francis Nursing in San Antonio, Texas. Helen was born December 1, 1925 to David Marion Parchman and Helen Berniece Lockwood in Calliham, Texas. Helen graduated from Rosenberg High School 1943 and Durham Business College Executive Secretarial 1944. Ended up working in San Antonio Texas where she met...
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