Porter Loring Mortuary North

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

Dennis Shaw

March 20, 1946 - November 13, 2018

Dennis R. Shaw, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, November 13 in San Antonio, Texas. Born and raised in Medford, Oregon and served in the U S Navy. Dennis worked for Toledo Scale Co. and started P & S Scale Company in 1984 with his partner Billy Pace in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Darlene and Gaylen Shaw. Dennis is survived by his wife, Sandra Shaw; son, Ryan and...
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Donald Dean Stanfield

January 27, 1930 - November 12, 2018

Donald D. Stanfield, age 88, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born on January 27, 1930 in French Lick, Indiana to Leslie and Theo Stanfield. Dean, as he preferred to be called, spent 25 years serving in the military. After military retirement, he worked at USAA and was a substitute teacher for North East I.S.D. During his time with us, he went by many...
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Donald H. Thomas

July 25, 1934 - November 8, 2018

Our Father, Donald "PawPaw Don" Thomas, passed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He battled numerous illnesses for years like an epic warrior of old, winning time and again until the diseases joined forces and the warrior went down, fighting until the very end. Donald Harlond Thomas was born in rural Flora, Illinois to Harold and Genelle. The family moved to Harvey,...
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Bobby L. (Bob L.) White

November 9, 1943 - November 7, 2018

Bobby L. (Bob L.) White passed away on November 7, 2018, at his home. He had been battling COPD and asthma for several years. Bob was born in Fall Branch, Tennessee, on November 9, 1943. The country doctor stayed the first night because he had pneumonia, a foreshadowing of the illness that ended his life. Bob lived with his wife, Deanna, in Kingsport, Tennessee, until he was transferred with...
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Billy McCoy Saxon

December 19, 1945 - November 6, 2018

Billy McCoy Saxon of Boerne, Texas was born December 19, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama as the oldest of three children born to B.B. and Violet Saxon. He passed away surrounded by his family November 6, 2018 at the age of 72 after bravely battling several serious conditions. Billy grew up in Florida and later moved to San Antonio where he met his wife. He is survived by his loving wife, Andrea;...
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Mia Rosalina Barajaz

April 13, 2002 - November 4, 2018

Mia Rosalina Barajaz, age 16, went to peacefully rest in the arms of our gracious heavenly Father on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born April 13, 2002 on Lackland Air Force Base and went on to touch so many lives in the short time we were blessed to have her here on Earth. Her smile and her song brought light to us all and she loved new adventures and new friends. She...
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James Clayton Lamb

August 29, 1924 - November 4, 2018

James Clayton Lamb, age 94, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Hubbell, Nebraska to George F. and Loretto Lamb. James was in the United States Navy for 3 years and served in World War II on the USS Mountrail in Radio Communications. After military service, he graduated from St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Math. He worked...
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Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr.

July 17, 1936 - November 4, 2018

Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr., beloved husband and father, passed away on November 4, 2018, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mickey Anne McKee Shanks; his daughters Eleanor McKee Shanks, Rebecca Pauline Shanks, and Barbara Anne Shanks Geerdes; sons-in-law Donovan Buck and Gregory Geerdes; and grandchildren William Alexander Geerdes, Catherine Anne Geerdes, and Harrison...
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Louis H. Rimpel

September 2, 1942 - November 3, 2018

Mr. Louis H. Rimpel, age 76, passed away on Saturday, November 3 in San Antonio. He was born on September 2, 1942 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Mr. Louis Rimpel Sr. and Ms. Yvonne Hakime. He was preceded in death by his parents. Louis was proud of his heritage and loved his family and was close to his late brother, Mr. Arnold Sassine. Louis had a strong personality, ambition, patience,...
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Jacquelyn Frances Valus

July 23, 1931 - November 2, 2018

Jacquelyn Frances "Jackie" Valus, 87, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born in Cleveland, OH on July 23, 1931 to William and Mabelle Lang. Jacquelyn was an active member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church for 26 years. Jacquelyn is survived by her husband of 63 years, James Valus, and children: Jean Gereb and husband Kenneth, Janet Waskow and husband Mark, Michael...
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Houston Edward Lowe

November 28, 1919 - November 1, 2018

Houston Edward Lowe passed peacefully from the loving arms of his daughters into the embrace of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, November 1, 2018. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law; Toni Lee Serene and Fred L. Serene, Jr., LTC USA (Retired), Pipe Creek, Texas; Terri Lyn Rodriguez and Victor V. Rodriguez, SMSgt, USAFR (Retired), San Antonio, Texas; and Dr. Tina Leslie Farrell...
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Guadalupe (Lupita) Bernal Moberg

December 12, 1925 - November 1, 2018

Guadalupe (Lupita) Bernal Moberg passed away on November 1, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born December 12, 1925 in San Antonio, TX to parents Luis and Mercedes (Pimental) Bernal. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, Donald Leonard Moberg; sisters, Maria B. Garcia, Elena B. Snyder, Eva, and Cecilia Bernal; brothers, Robert, Louis, Caesar, and Enrique Bernal; and...
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Richard Hailey

February 17, 1949 - November 1, 2018

Richard Aubrey Hailey, age 69, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife Helen by his side. He was born on February 17, 1949 in Beaumont, Texas, to Royce and Johnnie Fay Hailey. The family, which included his sisters Suzanne and Cynthia and brother Jay, moved to Dallas in 1955, where Richard (who is called Dick by his family) attended public schools and...
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Abby Adair Loudermilk

January 7, 1979 - November 1, 2018

Abby Adair Loudermilk, 39, of San Antonio, TX passed away on November 1st, 2018. Born January 7, 1979, in San Antonio, TX, Abby was the daughter of Dr. Gary and Beth Loudermilk. Abby received her B.A. in English at Southeastern University in Hammond, LA and then went on later to get her law degree at St. Mary's Law School in San Antonio, TX. She had her own private law practice. She is...
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Florence Josephine "Jo" Hale

October 16, 1913 - October 31, 2018

Florence Josephine "Jo" Hale (age 105), passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Jo was born October 16, 1913 in Edinburg, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John M. Hale and by her adored granddaughter, Erin McElderry. She is survived by her daughters, Pat McElderry and Cynthia Berkley; and by her son and his wife, Steve and Kathy Hale; as well as by four...
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Richard H. Darnell

February 14, 1942 - October 31, 2018

Richard Hamlin Darnell, age 76, of Edmond, OK, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Richard was born February 14, 1942, in Greenwood, MS, to William Franklin Darnell, Jr. and Jeanette Hamlin Darnell. He was the third of four boys who were raised on cotton plantations in the Mississippi Delta, which their father managed. He earned his Eagle Scout...
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Sophie C. Olfers

April 19, 1923 - October 31, 2018

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Sophie Catherine Olfers (née Ersch) passed away on the morning of Wednesday October 31, 2018, at the age of 95. She follows her husband, Roland Olfers (1915 – 2008), of sixty-one years of marriage into heaven. Caring and devoted, Sophie leaves behind a world made brighter by the kindness she showed to everyone she met and the deep love...
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Margaret Cox Schlueter

June 3, 1940 - October 31, 2018

Margaret Cox Schlueter, long time San Antonio Educator and Administrator, died on October 31, 2018 at the age of 78. She was born on June 3, 1940 in Van Nuys, California. She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha and Percy Cox and grandson, Travis Schlueter. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ralph Schlueter; daughter, Tammara Schlueter Hillert (Sydney Hillert); son, Scott...
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Becky Ann Stephens

October 30, 1959 - October 29, 2018

Becky Ann Stephens, age 58, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on October 30, 1959 in New Braunfels, Texas to Lawrence Stephens and Jo Ann (Timmermann) Horn. Becky grew up in Houston, Texas where she played softball all the way up until she graduated from Northbrook High School. She devoted her entire life to being the best single mother she could possibly be...
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Sidney Lee Lanier

November 17, 1944 - October 29, 2018

Sidney Lee Lanier, 73, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Sid was a proud Army Veteran, who served as a helicopter mechanic. Outside the military he was a motorcycle and auto mechanic. Sid loved racing motorcycles in his early years. He was creative and enjoyed working with his hands, which included wood working, leather tooling and making jewelry. He was...
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Grace Marie Jendrzey, "Granny"

December 1, 1937 - October 29, 2018

Born December 1, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas and went to meet the Lord on October 29th, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was 80 years old, and preceded in death by her loving husband Daniel Jendrzey. They were married 62 years. She was also preceded in death by her parents George and Tereza McLeod; sisters Josephine Upton and Teresa Baracaia; brothers, George McLeod Jr., Vincent McLeod and...
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Rebecca A. Cadena

April 29, 1974 - October 28, 2018

Rebecca A. Cadena, dedicated daughter, wife, loving mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend was called home to the Lord on October 28th, 2018 at the age of 44 in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by Grandparents, Jacob Gaona Sr., Josefa Rios, Rodolfo and Frances Aguilar. Rebecca A. Cadena is survived by Grandmother, Carmen Rios Plata; her beloved husband, Michael Cadena; sons,...
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Katherine Elizabeth "Betty" Cermin

November 25, 1931 - October 28, 2018

Katherine Elizabeth (Betty) Cermin, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend passed away on October 28, 2018. She was born on November 25, 1931, to Benjamin Talbert and Marie Henderson Scarborough and lived in San Antonio her entire life. She attended Hot Wells High School where she met her future husband Rudolph Cermin. They were married for fifty-three years and blessed...
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Beverly Clyde (B.C.) Moore

April 2, 1930 - October 27, 2018

Beverly Clyde (B.C.) Moore, 88 years old of San Antonio, Texas, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 27, 2018. B.C. was also known as "Bev, Dad, Papa and Super- Hero" to many. B.C. was born on April 4, 1930 in Harwood to his parents William and Irene Gardner Moore. A graduate of Crystal City High School, B.C went on to be a member of the 4th Army Band, and a graduate of the University of Texas...
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Maureen Mullaney

November 10, 1935 - October 27, 2018

Maureen Mullaney, age 82, passed October 27th in San Antonio, TX. She was born to Hugh Mullaney and Helen Farrell Mullaney in Rutherford, NJ, and graduated St. Mary High School 1953. Maureen graduated as a Registered Nurse from New York's Lenox Hill Hospital 1956, and served as a working Nurse until 1989. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Kathleen. Maureen is survived by...
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Lessley H. "Les" Ratcliff

January 26, 1932 - October 27, 2018

Lessley Hill "Les" Ratcliff was born January 26, 1932 to Lane and Florence Almeda Bowlin Ratcliff in Auburn, Mississippi. He grew up on a farm in Franklin county MS and graduated from Independence High School in 1950. After serving in the inactive Navy reserve for 9 months, he joined the Air Force and retired after 22 years as SMSgt on June 30, 1973. After retiring from the Air Force, he had a...
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Floyd Joseph Halty

December 24, 1927 - October 27, 2018

Floyd Joseph Halty, age 90, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in the family home in Lacoste, Texas, the youngest of 5 children, to Charles O. and Ida Loessberg Halty. The family, Swiss and Alsatian descendants, emigrated to the US in the 1840's. Floyd grew up on the family farm and attended Medina Valley Schools. He is a veteran of the US Air Force...
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Jeannie L. Anderson

September 13, 1944 - October 26, 2018

Jeannie L. Anderson, age 74, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on September 13, 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama to Joe Howell Marshall and Thelma Ruth Mathis. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, George Anderson. Jeannie is survived by her children, Allan, Marshall, Anne-Marie and Nancy; step sons, Andy and Michael: Grandchildren, Kennedy,...
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David Alan Ross

September 20, 1955 - October 26, 2018

DAVID ALAN ROSS September 20, 1955 – October 26, 2018 David Alan Ross, age 63, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Bulverde, Texas. Born on September 20, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas to Percy Shannon and June Frances Ross. He was a 1974 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and also a graduate of honors from the Marine Corps Recruit in San Diego, California. He served our country...
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Robert "Bob" Haas

June 12, 1948 - October 26, 2018

Robert Ed Haas (Bob), age 70, passed away peacefully at home on October 26, 2018 in Kerrville TX. Bob was born in Columbus TX to Edmund Otto and Myrtle Ealy Haas. He graduated from Del Rio High School in 1965 and served in the US Army. He was a letter carrier for the USPS in Del Rio and Kerrville and retired after 37 years of service. Bob never met a stranger. He lived life to the fullest and...
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Judy Sherron Lovelace

August 11, 1943 - October 25, 2018

Judy Baley Lovelace took her last breath on earth on Thursday, October 25th, and is now singing with the angels. She was born in Abilene, TX on August 11, 1943 to James and Lera Crenshaw. She was the youngest of the Crenshaw siblings and her brother, Jimmie, and sister, Barbara, along with her parents, indulged her every whim. She was a 1961 graduate of Wylie High School in Abilene, TX,...
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Lawrence W. May

August 25, 1928 - October 24, 2018

Lawrence W. May, age 90, passed away October 24, 2018. Lawrence was born August 25, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas to Lawrence C. and Essie May. Lawrence met Sarah (Sally) Lou Simmons May in Hope, and they married November 6, 1947. Lawrence's great faith, love for God and his family guided him through a 27 year military career, a 20 year banking career, and many years of service in his church. Lawrence...
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Robert Grazulis, USAF (Ret.)

October 7, 1941 - October 24, 2018

MSgt. Robert Grazulis USAF (ret.), age 77, lost his long and courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side. He was born on October 7, 1941 in Camden, New Jersey. Robert served overseas in Turkey (twice), Scotland, Pakistan, Thailand, Germany and Greece as well as bases in Florida, North Dakota and Texas. After retirement...
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Robert Gary Graves

February 16, 1947 - October 24, 2018

On October 24, 2018 Robert Gary Graves soared into the sky on eagle wings to be with his heavenly family. He was born on February 16, 1947 in Colorado Springs, CO. Robert voluntarily enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1968. A Vietnam veteran, his military career was cut short from wounds received in combat action, earning him a Purple Heart decoration. Robert honorably, dutifully, and valiantly...
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Ima Mae Hafernik

September 5, 1935 - October 23, 2018

Ima Mae Hafernik, 83, of San Antonio, passed away at home in the presence of family on October 23, 2018 due to complications related to cancer. She was born on September 5, 1935, to Claude Burian and Cora Belle Alexander at their home near Jacob's Well outside Wimberley, Texas. Ima attended San Marcos High School, then Southwest Texas State Teachers College. She married Robert Hafernik on...
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Roberto Hernandez

August 26, 1936 - October 22, 2018

Roberto Hernandez was called home to the Lord October 22, 2018 at the age of 82 in San Antonio, TX. He was born in El Paso, Tx to Bernardino and Corina Hernandez with his brothers, Jose (Amparo) and Raul (Rosa). He was a graduate from Thomas Jefferson High School in El Paso and UT San Antonio. Retired from the US Air Force with 22 years and Civil Service Customs with 20 years. He is preceded in...
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Fisher James Woodchick

March 4, 2013 - October 22, 2018

Fisher James Woodchick was born on March 4, 2013 in New Braunfels, TX. Fisher gained his angel wings on October 22, 2018. Fisher was born to mommy Molly Fly Woodchick and daddy Andrew Charles Woodchick of New Braunfels, TX. Fisher was a strong and loving little boy who bravely battled Muscular Dystrophy until the very end. His cheerful smile could brighten any room. You could feel God's love when...
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Joe M. Lara, III

March 1, 1960 - October 22, 2018

Joe M. Lara, III was born March 1, 1960 to Guadalupe and Joe Lara, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas and died peacefully surrounded by his family on October 22, 2018. The oldest of seven children, Joe was eventually raised by his grandmother, Cruz Martinez, where he received great wisdom and insight. Joe was very inquisitive as a child, systematically excavating the backyard in search of artifacts or...
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Robert Kent Carter, Jr.

January 13, 1980 - October 21, 2018

Robert Kent Carter, Jr. died at home on October 21, 2018. Born on January 13, 1980 in San Antonio and raised in Carrizo Springs, TX. Robert spent his early years happily fishing, hunting and playing baseball. The family moved to Seguin in 1987, where he graduated from Seguin High School and attended Texas Lutheran University. He joined the United States Army in 2006 and received an Honorable...
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Vernal Lee Bracken, Sr.

January 10, 1925 - October 20, 2018

Major Vernal Lee Bracken Sr., USAF (Retired) reported to his eternal duty station October 20, 2018. Born on January 10, 1925 in Logan, Utah to Aaron Franklin and Ruth Ann Jenkins Bracken. He grew up with his brother, Lynn and his sister, Elva. They proceeded him in death. In high school, Vernal was a drummer on the Logan High School ROTC Drum and Bugle Corps and a member of the Rifle Drill Team....
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Darlene D. Stockton

June 1, 1920 - October 20, 2018

There is another angel in heaven! Darlene D. Stockton passed away peacefully on October 20, 2018. She was born in Stockdale, Texas, June 1, 1920 to Charles and Nora Durham. They moved to San Antonio in 1927 and she attended Bonham Elementary, Page Middle School and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1937. She also attended Draughon's Business College. She married her high school...
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Donato "Don" Martinez

January 12, 1925 - October 20, 2018

Donato "Don" Martinez, age 93, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Laredo, Texas on January 12, 1925, to the late David & Efigenia Martinez. San Antonio, Texas became his home for over 72 years. He was inducted into the US Marine Corps. during World War II and was stationed in Jacksonville, Florida where he met the love of his life, Betty Crosby. ...
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Nikolos Zarifis Gonzalez

April 11, 1988 - October 19, 2018

Nikolos Zarifis Gonzalez 30, passed away on Thursday October 19, 2018 in San Antonio. A bright and gentle soul. He was a lifetime resident of San Antonio, he dearly loved his Texas and mostly the quiet peacefulness of the hill country. Nikolos had a wonderful clever humor that will be deeply missed. Nikolos was a talented photographer and had an amazing eye for catching just the right moment. He...
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Trevor N. Hollimon

September 16, 1971 - October 18, 2018

Trevor N. Hollimon (47) of Boerne, TX passed away unexpectedly on October 18, 2018. Trevor was born in Tucson, Arizona to Richard and Becky Hollimon on September 16, 1971. He grew up in Silver City, New Mexico and later moved to San Diego, California, where he graduated from Ramona High School. Trevor enlisted in the Air Force, where he served in Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) from 1992-1998...
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Guy LoTurco

October 18, 2018

Guy LoTurco was called to the Lord on Thursday, October 18, 2018, in San Antonio. He was a man of strong faith who was devoted to his loving family. Guy was born in 1940 into a proud second-generation Italian-American family in New Jersey and was given the name Gaetano Salvatore LoTurco. He was baptized into the Catholic Church when he was 18 days old. He is survived by his wife, Goldie;...
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Walter L. Haase

January 12, 1930 - October 18, 2018

Walter L. Haase, went to be with the Lord on October 18, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 88 surrounded by his loving family. Walter was born to Herbert Paul Haase, Sr. and Isabelle M. Marrou-Haase on January 12, 1930 in Gillett, Texas at the Haase Family Homeplace. He was a proud graduate of Karnes City High School, Karnes City, Texas and also completed courses at St. Mary's University...
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Irma Leal Dukes

May 23, 1956 - October 17, 2018

After a long battle and courageous battle with cancer, Irma Dukes, beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother went to be with Jesus Christ our Lord on October 17, 2018 at the age of 62 years. Irma was a devoted wife, loving stepmother, grandmother, aunt and sister, who was loved and adored by her family. Irma looked forward to spending time with her family, especially during the holidays,...
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Ken Richard Tucker

January 23, 1958 - October 17, 2018

Ken Richard Tucker, 60, passed away from this Earth on October 17, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on January 23, 1958 in Corpus Christi, Texas to parents, Paul and Emma Tucker, both of whom preceded in death as well as his brother, Jan. Ken was a member of Northside Church of Christ. He joined State Farm in 1989 in Corpus Christi, Texas as an insurance claim representative before...
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Raymond "Ray" Keith Purvis

October 16, 1963 - October 16, 2018

Raymond "Ray" Keith Purvis was born on October 16, 1963 in Los Angeles, California to Bobby E. Purvis and Shirley Purvis. His battle with cancer ended when he passed from this life on his 55th birthday on October 16, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Ray is survived by his wife Rebecca Sewell-Purvis; his children Christina Gomez and her husband John, Raymond Craig Purvis and his husband Marc...
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James Owen Tingwald

April 29, 1946 - October 16, 2018

James Owen Tingwald went to be with his Savior on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. He loved his God, his family, and his friends with a humble, caring strength and an infectious laughter. He has heard from His Savior, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant." He is survived by his wife, Linda; his four children: Laurie, Jennifer, Christopher, and Joanna; his daughter-in-law, Syvoney and sons-in...
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Geraldine Elsie Walker Staats

January 30, 1925 - October 15, 2018

"Where you go I will go…" Those Old Testament words of Ruth would be the mantra that would be repeated in Geraldine's life many times as she followed her beloved Aaron to each of the many duty stations the U.S.A.F. took them around the world. It was during WWII when the strong-willed teenager persuaded her parents to let her follow her dashing "Flyboy" to San Antonio where they embarked on a...
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Olaf E. Olson, Sr.

November 5, 1936 - October 15, 2018

Olaf E. Olson, Sr. "Uncle Butch" age 81, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on November 5, 1936 in Belvidere, Illinois to Olaf and Evelyn (Thompson) Olson. He was preceded in death by his father, Olaf E. Olson, Sr.; mother and stepfather, Evelyn and Ray Votaw; sister, Rose Mary Wilcox; brother, Raylynn Votaw; first wife, Betty Olson and son, Olaf Olson,...
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Martin Casias Guerrero

April 16, 1932 - October 14, 2018

Martin C. Guerrero, age 86, died on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in San Antonio Texas. From his birth in San Antonio, Texas, on April 16, 1932 to his death on Sunday, October 14, 2018, a loving patriotic veteran and proud man. Born to Abel Guerrero and Elena Guerrero and was the youngest of two children. By the age of 19, He joined the Army and was sent to fight in the Korean War in 1951. He was...
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Robert K. Eason, Jr.

October 1, 1946 - October 13, 2018

Robert K. (Bob) Eason Jr. age 72, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Robert was born October 1, 1946 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1964, where he was an avid swimmer. He continued his swim career at Texas Tech University and graduated in 1969. He then attended law school at St. Mary's University where he received his law degree in...
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Walter E. Bains

April 23, 1942 - October 12, 2018

Walter E. Bains, age 76, had a new birthdate on October 12, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Walter was born to Lanham Thelbert Bains and Ruby Oleta Spoon Bains on April 23, 1942 in Gorman, TX. Walter has two brothers, William Randolph and Russell Don Bains. Walter received a degree in math and physics from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces New Mexico in 1967. He was preceded in death by...
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Mary Ellen Garza

August 13, 1928 - October 12, 2018

Mary Ellen Garza, age 90, passed away on October 12 2018 in San Antonio. TX. She was known to most as Aunt Mary. Anybody who had the honor of meeting this woman knows what a kind hearted, accepting woman she was! She never judged anybody and brought joy to everybody she met!! She graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio and became a teacher. She has lived in many countries around the...
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Mary Jane Ritter

September 24, 1939 - October 12, 2018

Mary Jane Ritter, born September 24, 1939 passed away suddenly and unexpectedly after undergoing minimally invasive spine surgery in August of 2018. She was 79, and a native of San Antonio. She died Friday, October 12, 2018 at a local specialty Hospital. Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Mary DeRudder, and siblings, Henrietta Grothues and Roland DeRudder. She is...
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Denise Marie Moon

May 5, 1961 - October 11, 2018

Denise Marie (Bond) Moon, 57, passed away peacefully after a courageous 10 year battle with cancer on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 in San Antonio. Born on May 5th, 1961 in Castroville, Texas to Pete & Joan Bond. Dee grew up in San Antonio attending Elma Neal Elementary School, Whittier Middle School, and Edison High School. She graduated from Edison in 1979. Denise went on to attend Southwest...
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Suzanne Burns

August 23, 1954 - October 10, 2018

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Carol Suzanne Burns, age 64 passed away on Wednesday October 10, 2018 at her home in Shavano Park, Texas. She was born in Pearsall, Texas to parents, Carol Jean Terry and Leland B. Schultz. Suzanne graduated from Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in 1971. Suzanne excelled as a gifted flutist and received a music scholarship in 1972 from...
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Myrtle Marie Patton Gerth

March 11, 1922 - October 10, 2018

Myrtle Marie Patton Gerth joined her dear husband of 46 years, Raymond W. Gerth on October 10, 2018. She was born on March 11, 1922 in McMullen County, Texas to J.R. Patton and Donnie (George) Patton. Myrtle is a member of Asbury Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Gerth; her parents; her dear sister, Beatrice M. Orum; and daughter in law, Dixie Gerth. She is...
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Lanny Lee Faris

May 12, 1937 - October 10, 2018

Lanny Lee Faris, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Lanny was born May 12, 1937 in Wenatchee, Washington to Lois and Jesse Faris. He had a generous and adventurous spirit, with a great sense of humor. Lanny was always striving for greatness while keeping God first in his heart. Lanny met his wife in college; it was love at first sight for him. He knew the...
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Odie Rountree

May 27, 1930 - October 10, 2018

Ouida "Odie" Rountree was born May 27, 1930, and left us October 10, 2018. In those 88 years she went from a childhood in Texas to becoming a wife and mother in California, and then back to Texas for the last 53 years, where she enjoyed a long career at USAA prior to retirement. Preceded in death by Al Rountree, her soulmate of 66 years, she will be forever missed by their 3 children and spouses,...
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Christina G. Gonzalez

May 16, 1923 - October 9, 2018

Christina Galan Gonzalez, 95 years old, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2018. She was born in Eagle Pass, Texas. She married the love of her life, Gilbert G. Gonzalez in 1944. Her family and her Catholic religion were her priorities. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert. They were married for 62 years. Christina is survived by her children: Mary Austad (Steve), Linda Hartman ...
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Nell Flores

August 23, 1926 - October 9, 2018

Nell Flores, age 92, completed her life's journey on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, in her home surrounded by family in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on August 23, 1926 in Malakoff, Texas, to parents Atilano and Esther Criado Martinez. Nell grew up in San Antonio and graduated as Valedictorian from Tech High School and at age 50 went on to complete her Associate's Degree. She was Executive...
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Dora Francis Moore

October 4, 1937 - October 9, 2018

Dora Francis Moore, 81, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Sugarland, Texas. She was a native Texan who was born and raised in San Antonio and moved to Houston before finally settling in Richmond, Texas. Dora worked as an Administrator and Mary Kay consultant. She was also an entrepreneur of several business with her husband throughout her life. Dora served as a docent for the Fort...
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Joann Koberling Swaty

August 9, 1939 - October 7, 2018

Joann Koberling Swaty, age 79, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Houston, Texas on August 9, 1939 to Arthur and Jeanne Koberling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Swaty; her sisters, Jeannie Garbarino and Kathy Johnston and her grandson, Jeremy Ashlock. Joann is survived by her daughters Linda Swaty Blasingame, Sharon Swaty Skaar...
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Larry Glenn Crumpton

December 7, 1957 - October 7, 2018

Larry Glenn Crumpton, born December 7th, 1957 to Larry Gordon Crumpton and Anita Carol Evans Crumpton passed away on October 7th, 2018 after an unfortunate motorcycle accident. He is survived by his wife Mary Ann; two sons, Leighton and Joshua; father Larry; brother Evan; sister Cheryl Brown; four step children, Gabe Richter, Jennifer Howard, Mike Ramirez, and Stephanie Ramirez; as well as nine...
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James B Dawson

January 13, 1941 - October 6, 2018

James B. Dawson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born in Lebanon Junction, KY, to Leo and Lillian Dawson. James attended Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, where he earned a B.A. degree in Accounting. James retired from the Department of Interior after 30 years of government service, and was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award by George Bush....
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Carole Santos

October 17, 1951 - October 6, 2018

Beloved wife of Roland Santos. Loving mother of Wendy, Bill, Angela, Cheryl, Jason, Jacquelyn, and Jeremy. Grandmother to 13 grandkids. Thoughtful, considerate and caring to many, regrettably passed away peacefully in the night on October 6th 2018. In her early life, Carole attended Carl Schurz High School and was heavily involved in St. James Catholic Church as a volunteer teacher for many...
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Richard Eugene Bryson

November 11, 1927 - October 6, 2018

Richard Eugene Bryson (also known as Dick or Dickie), son of the late Roy and Marie (Shepherd) Bryson passed away peacefully on October 6, 2018. Born in Villisca, IA, educated at a rural school in Montgomery County IA and Villisca High School, graduating in 1945. He enlisted in the US Navy at age 17, and then, when his term ended, enlisted in the US Army. He was a veteran of WWII. After his...
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Leona Records

August 25, 1912 - October 2, 2018

Leona Records, age 106, passed away peacefully at Morningside Ministries in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Leona was born August 25, 1912 in Belvedere, Illinois. She had five brothers and sisters. The family moved to Chicago, Illinois where she graduated from Proviso High School and after business college worked at a Steel Company where she met and married her husband, William...
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Alan L. Fisher

November 1, 1947 - October 1, 2018

Alan L. Fisher, age 70, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 in Ft. Worth, Texas. He was born on November 1, 1947 in Rising Star, Texas to Aaron Lee and Jonnie Belle (Grissom) Fisher. Alan graduated from Harlandale High School and Southwest Texas College. He entered the US Army in 1967 where he was a Green Beret medic. He married Carroll S. Achterberg on June 16, 1972 and they spent the...
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Betty Hudson Cooke

April 9, 1934 - September 30, 2018

Betty Hudson Cooke, age 84, passed away September 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Betty was born to Charles Hudson and Lillian Gray Hudson on April 9, 1934, and was raised on the family ranch near Utopia in Uvalde County. Betty was diagnosed at age 14 with Type 1 Diabetes and lived well beyond all her doctor's expectations. Betty first attended Utopia schools and then transferred to Sabinal High...
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Mary Jane Adams

August 3, 1925 - September 30, 2018

Mary Jane George Adams (Mamie), our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Sunday morning, September 30, 2018, in Pahrump, Nevada. Mamie is now free from pain, her memory is restored, and she is reunited with her loving husband Val, her parents, her brother and her grandparents. Born on August 3, 1925, in San Antonio, Texas, Mamie was a life-long resident of the Alamo...
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Robert W. McCann

April 30, 1931 - September 30, 2018

Robert W. McCann, age 87, entered into eternity on Sunday, September 30, 2018. He was born on April 30, 1931 to Henry William McCann and Margaret Haggerty McCann in Hartford, Ct. He served in the U.S.M.C from 1948-1952, where he met and married the love of his life, Julienne Francoise Dupuis. He was a 20-year veteran of the Wethersfield, CT Police Department. He then relocated to Pompano Beach,...
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Idelta Maria Lima

July 31, 1933 - September 29, 2018

Idelta Maria Lima passed away at her home in San Antonio, Texas on September 29, 2018 with her family looking over her. She was born Idelta Maria Raposo on the Island of San Miguel in the Azores, Portugal. Her parents were Eduino and Rosa Raposo and her only sister was Teresa Raposo Grande. Most knew her as Adele since she was not fond of Idelta. Adele was married to "The love of her life",...
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Ayden Atticus Frail

December 3, 2007 - September 29, 2018

Ayden Atticus Frail, age 10, passed away on Saturday, September 29, in San Antonio. He was born on December 3, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas to Branndon James Frail and Jennifer Lynne (Vratney) Frail. Ayden attended school at St. Mark's Catholic and Cibolo Green Elementary. He loved babies, kittens, puppies and longed to one day have a family of his own. He loved the theater and the largest,...
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Maren Goy Greenfield

December 10, 1956 - September 29, 2018

Maren Goy Greenfield, age 61, passed away on 29 September 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born 10 December 1956 in Neumunster, Germany to parents, Karl-Heinz Goy and Christel Wegner Goy. After high school, she became an operating room nurse at Friedrich Ebert Krankenhaus in Neumunster. In addition, she traveled with terminally ill patients to their homelands as a medical attendant. In 1990,...
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Herschell "HT" Thomas Boyd,, Jr.

February 23, 1951 - September 27, 2018

Herschell "HT" Thomas Boyd, Jr., 67, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born on February 23, 1951 in San Antonio, TX, to Herschell and LouEllen Boyd. He attended Texas State University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in political science. He started Boyd Construction Co. and afterward moved into real estate as a Realtor/Broker for 30 years. A self-made man, he...
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Caroline White

April 22, 1940 - September 25, 2018

Caroline White, age 78, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. She was a sweet and gentle spirit, making many friends because of the way she truly cared for everyone she met. She was especially proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A graduate of Hood College, she was an early childhood educator until her retirement. An avid quilter, she was a member of...
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Amanda Lopez

August 10, 1982 - September 25, 2018

Amanda Aileen Lopez beautiful life's journey ended on September 25th, 2018 surrounded by love at University Hospital where she first started. She was 36 years old. She was born in San Antonio, TX, where she lived her entire life. Amanda graduated from Douglas Macarthur High School and earned her bachelor's degree in Applied Arts and Sciences from Lamar University. Amanda was born on August 10th...
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Charles Busch,, Jr.

July 7, 1925 - September 23, 2018

Charles Busch, Jr. was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 7, 1925 to Charles & Hulda (Fenske) Busch and passed away on September 23, 2018. Raised on dairy farms in the San Antonio area, Charles served in the United States Army in the Pacific from 1945 to 1946. Following his service, he returned home to apprentice as a carpenter, ultimately working for Eastern Airlines for 32 years until his...
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Pauline V. Bienek

May 27, 1927 - September 23, 2018

Pauline V. Bienek (Polly), age 91, passed away on September 23, 2018 in Garden Ridge, TX. Pauline was born to Dominic and Victoria Ebrom Dylla in St. Hedwig, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bernard L. Bienek; children, Sister Geraldine, Gary and Ronald Bienek; sister & brother-in-law, Lucille and Tony Bienek; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Dylla. Pauline is survived by her...
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James Roger Cochran

July 3, 1934 - September 23, 2018

James Roger Cochran passed away at 84 years old on September 23rd after battling medical hardships since 2017. Born July 3rd 1934 near Blessing, Texas, Jim joined the Army in 1956 as a medic. After Vietnam, as part of the Army's 2nd Physician Assistant class he graduated with an Associate Degree from Baylor University. After retiring from the Army, he continued as a PA working in the prison...
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Marc Nicolas Gutierrez

May 22, 1998 - September 22, 2018

Marc Nicolas "Nico" Gutierrez, 20, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born on May 22, 1998 in San Antonio, Texas to parents Marc Gutierrez and Maty Hinojosa Gutierrez. Nico graduated from Johnson High School with the class of 2016. He was a wonderful young man, with a heart of gold; always being concerned with the welfare of others, and ready to help a...
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Elias Rode

September 21, 1930 - September 22, 2018

Rev. Elias Rode, age 88, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Boerne, Texas. He was born on September 21, 1930 in Cherry Spring, Texas to Enos and Clara (Ellebracht) Rode. He was raised on the family ranch and kept it in operation to this date. He earned his Masters of Divinity and was ordained as a Lutheran Minister on July 28, 1957 and retired in 1995. He met his wife, Dorothy, when...
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George Albert Decker

January 23, 1972 - September 22, 2018

George Decker, age 46, husband, father, and dear friend to all, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on January 23, 1972 in San Antonio to Juan and Estella Decker. He married his high school sweetheart, the love of his life, Laura Melanie Sowers Decker, on December 6, 1997. Their love grew stronger on October 31, 2007 with the birth of their son,...
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Joyce Geraldine Martin

September 18, 1939 - September 21, 2018

Joyce Geraldine Martin, age 79, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on September 18, 1939 in Holly Pond, Alabama, to Homer Hays and Ruby Martin. Joyce grew up on the family farm "pickin' cotton and shellin' peas" as she liked to say. Her love of the outdoors began there, on the farm. She married James Nelson Harbison from Logan, AL in 1960....
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Lois Eleanor Arndt

August 25, 1928 - September 20, 2018

Lois Eleanor Arndt, age 90, passed away on Thursday, September 20 at her home in San Antonio. She was born on August 25, 1928 in Williamstown, Pennsylvania to Jonathan L. Moyer and Ethel C. Hand. She graduated from Middletown High School in Middletown, PA and got married in 1946. Lois dedicated her life to serving others. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great...
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Michael D. Thatcher

August 13, 1938 - September 20, 2018

Michael D. Thatcher, age 80, went to heaven on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 13, 1938 to Lorraine Thatcher and Kermit Morin. Michael began his career in the broadcast radio industry where he served as general manager in various Midwest markets. He loved radio for the many people that he got to meet and for all the...
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Carolyn Liberda

August 24, 1934 - September 20, 2018

Carolyn Liberda, age 84, went to be with her Lord, on September 20, 2018. She was born in Winters, Texas to Albert L. Afflerbach and Olga Zappe Afflerbach. Carolyn attended Winters public school system through eighth grade, then St. Joseph Academy in Abilene for three years, and then returned to Winters to complete her senior year. She was active in school as a cheerleader, member of the Sodality...
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John Scott O'Neill

June 12, 1956 - September 20, 2018

John Scott O'Neill, age 62, passed away on 20 September 2018 in San Antonio, TX surrounded by his family. Scott was born on 12 June 1956 in Jamestown, NY to parents John Dennis O'Neill and Susan Siggins O'Neill. He grew up in Warren, PA and loved hunting, fishing, boxing, baseball, and football with his two brothers and being a big brother to his beloved sister. He is preceded in death by his...
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Diana Ruth Morawski

December 29, 1942 - September 20, 2018

Diana Ruth Morawski, age 75, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born on December 29, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas to Arthur and Mary Michael. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Arthur Michael III. Diana is survived by her children, Debra Roles and husband Joseph, Stephen Morawski and wife Anna, Catherine Jacob and husband Troy, Michael...
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Pedro C. Alanis

November 19, 1922 - September 18, 2018

Pedro C. Alanis is survived by his children and their spouses, Pedro G. Alanis, Ricardo (Diana) Alanis, Yolanda (Humberto) Gonzalez; Anita (David) Torres, Juan Alanis, Rodolfo "Rudy" Alanis, Raul "Roy" Alanis, Gustavo "Gus" Alanis; 6 loving grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; his brother, Pancho; and numerous nieces and nephews. He joined his loving wife, Yolanda Alanis, his parents Juan and...
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Mauel Peña, Jr.

May 2, 1971 - September 17, 2018

Manuel Peña, Jr., 47, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 in Goodyear, Arizona. He was born on May 2, 1971 in McAllen, Texas to parents, Manuel Peña, Sr. and Ofelia Granados Peña. Manuel devoted his life to his entire family, especially his children. He worked hard to provide the life for them that he knew they deserved. Manuel spent his 17-year career as a truck driver, spending 10 of...
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Holly Kathryn Page

May 9, 2004 - September 16, 2018

Holly Kathryn Page, age 14, gained angel wings at 1:03 am on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at University Hospital in San Antonio, TX. She left our world surrounded by all of her siblings, immediate family, and close family friends as they joined in song celebrating her special life. In her short time with us, Holly touched the lives of so very many and continues to give life as an organ donor...
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Shelley Schaffer Stukhart

May 25, 1929 - September 15, 2018

Shelley Schaffer Stukhart died Sept. 15 at the Army Residence Community in San Antonio. Born into a military family at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Shelley Schaffer attended Mills College before transferring to the University of Maryland where she met George A. Millener Jr. The couple married in 1950 in Havana, Cuba soon after George was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Infantry. The...
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Mary S. Conner

November 17, 1931 - September 15, 2018

Mary Sue Conner was born on March 7, 1931 in Virginia, to Richard and Willie Howerton. As the youngest of four daughters, she grew up near Danville, Virginia and graduated from Schoolfield High School. Soon after graduation she moved to Washington D.C. to work at the FBI and eventually met and married the love of her life George Lloyd Conner. Together they began a blessed and happy 61 years of...
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John Ryan Morgan

November 1, 2001 - September 15, 2018

Born in Odessa, Texas, John Ryan was immediately placed in the loving and joyful hearts and arms of his mom and dad, Jeannie and Rodney Morgan. At 5 years old, John Ryan was blessed with a baby sister, Olivia, and at 6, he was blessed with twins, Grant, and Amelia. Our family was complete. John Ryan's brother and sisters were always hanging out in his room. They loved him well. John Ryan went...
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Theresa R. (Leandri) Allen

April 1, 1929 - September 15, 2018

Theresa R. (Leandri) Allen age 89, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on April 1, 1929 in Luzerne, Pennsylvania to Bernardo and Rose (Corti) Leandri and moved to San Antonio in 1991. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur Allen; and brothers and sisters. Theresa is survived by her daughters, Terry Allen Roth and husband,...
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