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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

At Weed-Corley-Fish, we’ve helped families honor their loved ones for over a hundred years. All of our conveniently-located chapels are peaceful, soothing places for your family and friends to gather for remembrance and recollection. And our dedication to your comfort, attention to detail, and honor for local traditions assure you of the most dignified and personalized services as you plan your tribute.


Our Obituaries

Josie Ellen Champion

November 30, 1930 - December 13, 2017

Dr. Josie Ellen Champion passed from the arms of her loving family to her Savior's arms on Dec. 13, 2017. Services will be Dec. 26, 1PM, at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home on North Lamar. Josie was born on Nov. 30, 1930, in Austin. In the 1970's she built a home on Bull Creek on family land and moved there with her mother. Josie was the choir director at Travis HS and was a state judge for UIL...
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Carter Belle Clopton

July 18, 1916 - December 13, 2017

Carter Belle Munt Williams Clopton died on the morning of December 13, 2017 at Brookdale Spicewood Springs Senior Living Center at the age of 101. Carter was born on July 18, 1916 in Petersburg, Virginia to Irving Christian and Lula Claborn Munt. With her larger-than-life personality and strong character, Carter became one of the first women to work in an Executive Director role at the Texas...
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Eddie Dee Redmon, (USAF Ret.)

September 5, 1941 - December 12, 2017

After a lifetime of meritorious service to his family, country and mankind, Major Eddie Dee Redmon (USAF Ret.) was welcomed into the arms of our Savior on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Being one of three sons born to the union of Henry and Katherine Redmon, Eddie arrived on September 5, 1941 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was preceded in death by his brother, James Lewis Redmon. At a young age, he...
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Maureen Jessica Gerke

August 25, 1938 - December 12, 2017

Maureen Jessica Gerke, age 79, of Austin, Texas, died on December 12th, 2017, surrounded by her family at home. She was born on August 25th, 1938, in London, England. Maureen was an entrepreneur and owned many businesses in her lifetime, including, her beauty salon, My Fair Lady, Stars and Stripes Daycare, and her Real Estate business with Keller Williams. Maureen received her Real Estate License...
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Dory Paul Levy

July 5, 1952 - December 12, 2017

Dory Levy, age 65, loving husband, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on December 12th after a 27 year fight against AIDS. His surviving family consists of his beloved husband of 14 years, Anthony (Tony) Kulikowski, his siblings Lory & Pat White and Morgan & Alexandra Levy, and his niece and nephews Rebekah White Palaian, David White, True and Austin Levy. Dory loved deeply and created a...
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Seth Donavan Thornton

April 9, 1969 - December 11, 2017

Seth Donavan Thornton, 48, of Austin passed away on December 11, 2017. He was born in Austin on April 9, 1969 to Gary Jack and Mary Germaine "Gerry" Thornton. Gerry preceded him in death. Seth attended Westlake High School and the University of Texas where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree. He was an avid Longhorn fan and a proud Texas Ex. He met his wife, Beth, while they were...
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Barbara Ann Cummins Cave

May 26, 1927 - December 11, 2017

Our beloved mother, Barbara Ann Cummins Cave, passed from this earthly life to life eternal Monday evening, December 11. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Larue Cave, and their daughter, Carol Diane Cave, the youngest of her four children. She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister and brother-in-law, Norene and Bill Nance, and by her brother, Rev. Al Cummins. The...
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Barbara Muller

April 9, 1923 - December 9, 2017

Barbara Raney Muller passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017 at the Arbour Health Center at Westminster in Austin, Texas. She is survived by her daughter Carol Sue Muller of New York City, her son John Michael (Jack) Muller and his wife Michele Muller of Mansfield, Texas, and Jack and Michele's daughters Jocelyn and Claire Muller. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Fred...
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Anna Tutt Sneed, Rancher

March 22, 1925 - December 8, 2017

Anna Tutt Sneed was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1925, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest L. Tutt. Anna's father was there to establish cotton trade between the U.S. and Argentina. Anna was raised in Dallas, Texas, the eldest of four girls. She graduated from Highland Park High School and studied journalism at the University of Texas. She, her three sisters, and numerous cousins were...
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Lucy Sneed Duncan

January 17, 1929 - December 8, 2017

Our beloved mother, Lucy Carolyn Sneed Duncan, passed away December 8, 2017, after a long and fiercely-fought battle with cancer and the aftermath of a stroke. She was born in Austin on January 17, 1929, to Carroll McElroy and Ruth Moreland Sneed. She had a fatal birth defect and underwent risky and rare surgery when she was only a day old. She's been a fighter ever since. Lucy graduated...
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Sandy Jeffcoat

September 11, 1946 - December 7, 2017

Gayle Sandra Burchfield Jeffcoat, known to most as "Sandy," age 71 years old, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 after a long-fought battle of complicated health issues. Sandy is survived by her three pride and joys – her son, Cory Wade Jeffcoat, of Edinburg; her daughter, Holly Brooke Deshields, and her grandson, Hunt William Deshields, both of Austin. She is preceded in death by...
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Jeannette Smith

October 4, 1920 - December 6, 2017

Jeannette Harriet Devorak Smith passed away on December 6, 2017. Jeanette was born October 4, 1920 in Canby, Minnesota, to Joseph and Hilda Devorak. She lived in Fergus Falls and St. Paul, Minnesota, where she began her nursing career at Anchor Hospital in 1943. After moving to the Bay area of California, she joined the US Navy as a nurse in 1944. She transferred to the Naval station at China...
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Charles "Chuck" H. Scott

March 30, 1946 - December 5, 2017

Mr. Charles "Chuck" Howard Scott passed away on December 5, 2017 in Austin, TX at the age of 71. Chuck was born on March 30, 1946 in Brownwood, Texas to Conner and Irene Scott. He attended the University of Texas where he was a proud member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Chuck was actively involved in the Austin real estate community. He was a passionate member of the Independence Title...
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Kate Tanguis

May 7, 1967 - December 5, 2017

Catherine Lynn (Kate) Tanguis passed away December 5, 2017 after fighting a long but courageous battle with colon cancer. Kate was born in Ruston, Louisiana May 7, 1967. She attended St. Frederick High School in Monroe, and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Following her graduation, she moved to Austin where she lived for over 28 years. Kate dedicated her life to...
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Joan Michele Wabschall

February 9, 1956 - December 4, 2017

Joan Michele Wabschall, age 61, died peacefully on December 4, 2017 after battling the return of cancer so valiantly. Joan dedicated her life to helping children as a pediatric nurse and in promoting early literacy. She received numerous awards and recognition for her leadership and accomplishments in healthcare. Joan was very compassionate for disadvantaged and sick children. She...
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Clifford Lawrence Barr

December 25, 1923 - December 3, 2017

Cliff was not only a member of the Greatest Generation but was also one of the greatest of all men to those of us who knew and loved him. Cliff's accomplishments are impressive. To name a few he served in the Army Air Corps in China during WWII, completing 23 combat missions in the B-25 Mitchell Bomber, becoming an officer and was awarded two Air Medals and a Purple Heart. Shortly after...
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Jerry June Barnes Berger

March 22, 1924 - December 3, 2017

Jerry June Barnes Berger, 93, of Austin, TX, joined her heavenly family on Dec. 3, 2017, leaving behind her husband of almost 75 years, William E. (Bill) Berger, their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Jerry was born in Waelder, TX, to William Edgar and Lexie Anna Barnes on March 22, 1924. She and her brother Bill enjoyed the additional love and attention of grandparents and...
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Carl Edward Giles

September 24, 1947 - December 1, 2017

Carl Edward Giles, loving son, brother and uncle, passed away on December 1, 2017. Attended by family members, he left us peacefully after a diagnosis of cancer. Born in Lewes, DE on September 24, 1947, and raised in Houston, TX, Carl graduated from Bellaire High School. In 1965, he moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas. He attended UT during the heyday of Longhorn Football and...
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Marie "Dee Dee" Moreland

March 7, 1937 - November 29, 2017

E. Marie "Dee Dee" Payne Moreland graced this world when she was born on March 7, 1937 in Austin, Texas to Samuel Ellison Payne and Esse Marie Ashley Payne. A lifetime resident of Austin, Marie attended Rosedale Elementary, Baker Junior High and McCallum High School. Following her graduation from McCallum, she enrolled in the University of Texas where she earned her Bachelor's Degree and then...
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Barbara Roush Watson

November 13, 1936 - November 29, 2017

Retired Judge Barbara Watson died peacefully in the evening of November 29, after putting up a fierce, 18-month fight with liver cancer. Barb died in Austin, Texas, surrounded by loving family and friends, in the quietly awe-inspiring care of Hospice Austin. Barb's remarkable life was a mosaic of diverse relationships and experiences. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother—although...
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Charles E. Mueller

July 18, 1938 - November 28, 2017

Charles Ernest Mueller died on November 28, 2017 in Cedar Park, Texas after a 6 year battle with Alzheimer's. Charles was born on July 18, 1938 in Austin, Texas to Charles F. and Hattie Nehring Mueller. He was baptized at Dessau Lutheran Church on September 25, 1938. He attended all 12 years of school in Pflugerville. He graduated from Pflugerville High School in 1956 where he played...
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Nancy Black

September 6, 1952 - November 26, 2017

Nancy Lee Hollen Black was born in El Paso, Texas, on September 6, 1952, to Dr. Theodore Thomas Hollen, Jr. and "Cheta" Weatherford Hollen. The youngest of four children, she spent her earliest years on a cotton farm in Pecos, Texas. Later, while her father pursued his Ph.D. at the University of Texas, she attended Lamar Junior High and McCallum High School in Austin. She graduated from Alpine...
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W. Marvin Watson

June 6, 1924 - November 26, 2017

W. Marvin Watson, age 93, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away on November 27, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Marion, his daughter Kimberly Rathmann, two sons, Winston Lee Watson and William Marvin Watson III, a son-in-law, R. Craig Rathmann, a daughter-in-law, Kathryn Allen Watson, four grandchildren, Meredith Watson, Ashley Rowland, Austin Rathmann, and Winston Rathmann, and three great...
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Sue Harper Kone Drake

February 21, 1921 - November 26, 2017

Sue Harper Kone Drake died peacefully on November 26, 2017. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother of three, grandmother of six, great-grandmother of ten and a friend to many. She lived a life full of service to her family and community and will be greatly missed. Sue was born to Samuel Guy and Marilee Fisher Kone in Yuma, Arizona on February 21, 1921, the youngest of four girls. The family...
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Ernest Malcolm Jordan, Jr.

December 9, 1935 - November 25, 2017

Ernest Malcolm Jordan, Jr., age 81, passed away suddenly of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2017. A resident of Austin, Ernest was born December 9, 1935, in Brady, attended middle and high schools in Fredericksburg and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He married his wife Merle at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg on June 20, 1958. ...
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Rockney William Jones

July 5, 1946 - November 24, 2017

On November 24, 2017, Rockney William Jones lost his battle against a sudden and unexpected illness. He was 71. Rockney was born in Austin on July 5, 1946. His father was a WWII fighter pilot and career Air Force officer. Rockney's family lived in Ohio, New Mexico, Idaho and California in the United States, and overseas in the Philippines and Okinawa. Upon his father's retirement, Rockney...
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Suzanna Lee Carlson-Winchell

September 23, 1944 - November 24, 2017

To my beautiful wife; "I'm so grateful you chose me, my love. I'm so proud to have been your husband and blessed for the time we had together. I will always love you my darling." Suzanna was born in Houma, LA and moved to Austin, Texas when she was a teenager where she met her first husband, John Carlson. They were married for 35 years and had two daughters. Singing was her passion and she...
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Orlene Muenzler Patterson

September 11, 1920 - November 23, 2017

Orlene Evelyn Muenzler Patterson, 97, loving mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt, our "sunshine," passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day to join her late husband Pat for his birthday. She was born September 11, 1920 in the German community of Cost, Texas, where the first shot of the Texas Revolution was fired, to parents Anton Heinrich Muenzler of Industry, Austin...
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Jeanne Olle Shearer

January 14, 1927 - November 22, 2017

Jeanelle "Jeanne" Olle Shearer, age 90, passed from this world November 22, 2017. She was born to the late Ernest Henry Olle and Cora Bortz Olle in Taft, Texas on January 14, 1927. Jeanne grew up on a farm outside Taft with her late sister Dorothy Marie Sims who she dearly loved and cherished. She graduated from Taft High School when she was 16 and enrolled into The University of Texas and was a...
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Rudy Lee Ingersoll

December 31, 1942 - November 21, 2017

Dr. Rudy Lee Ingersoll, 74, of Austin, Texas, died peacefully from a long battle with Parkinson's and Dementia on November 21, 2017. He was born in Brady, Texas December 31, 1942, but raised in San Antonio, Texas. Rudy attended Baylor University and then Baylor Medical where he graduated with honors. Rudy served as a Captain in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the...
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Evelyn Elise Plumb Kidd

September 22, 1928 - November 18, 2017

Evelyn Elise Plumb Kidd, a fifth generation Austinite and seventh generation Texan. Mrs. Kidd was born September 22, 1928, at Brackenridge Hospital and passed away November 18 2017. She was a 1945 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School and received her BBA degree with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1949. Directly from college she was employed by Humble Oil &...
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William R. (Bill) Britton

January 23, 1945 - November 17, 2017

William R. (Bill) Britton died peacefully in Austin on November 17, 2017 at the age of 72 after a stoic battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born on January 23, 1945 to Bill and Peggy Britton, and he spent most of his childhood in El Paso, Texas. He graduated from Bel Air High School and The University of Texas at El Paso with a business degree. While at UTEP, he met Maureen Copeland and...
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William C. Butler, Jr.

November 11, 1935 - November 15, 2017

The life of Bill Butler Father: William C. Butler (Deceased) Mother: Mary Catherine McGivney (Deceased) Spouse: Juliette Butler Sister: Anne Neely Children: Kerry Scanlon (Step-Son), Austin Children: Cindy Lou Moss (Step-Daughter, Deceased) Children: Steve Ewing (Step-Son), Austin Children: Sonny (Del)...
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Eleanor Elizabeth Harris

June 12, 1931 - November 14, 2017

Eleanor Elizabeth Harris of Austin, Texas passed peacefully on November 14, 2017 after a brief illness. Born in Austin on June 12, 1931 to August Watkins Harris and Loula Macgill Ujffy Harris, she was the youngest of four children. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She also studied at the Traphagen School of Fashion in New...
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Gerald Harvey Jones

November 1, 1933 - November 13, 2017

Gerald Harvey Jones passed away on November 13, 2017 at the age of 84. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, and he deeply valued the many close and intimate relationships he enjoyed throughout his life. Gerald was fondly called "Jerry" by his family of origin; "Jonesie" by his wife, Patty Marie Jones (nee Bentley) to whom he was married for over 63 years; "Dad"...
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Doris Lee Karotkin

March 12, 1923 - November 12, 2017

Doris Karotkin was born in Tyler, Texas on March 12, 1923 and died on November 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas. She was predeceased by her husband Robert S. Karotkin, her parents, Retta and Leon Levinthal Sr., a brother Leon Levinthal, Jr., and parents-in-law, Dorothy and Al Karotkin. Doris was a member of Temple Beth Israel for over 75 years; and placed great value on volunteerism. She was an...
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Genevieve "Ginny" Davis Lehman

February 10, 1922 - November 9, 2017

Ginny Lehman (95 years young) passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017 ending a long, full, and very active life of family, friends, church, and social causes associated with animal rights. Born in Caliente, Nevada on Feb. 10, 1922, she was the third child of Eula and Cory Davis. Her family returned to their hometown of Nixon, Texas before Ginny's first birthday. After graduating from...
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Gwen Becker

August 6, 1923 - November 9, 2017

Gwendolyn Hope Rogers 94, was born on August 6, 1923 and made her transition on November 9, 2017. Gwen is preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Lillie Mae Rogers and her husband Herman "Sonny" Becker. She is survived by her sister Nancy Gilliam of Kingsville, TX. She leaves behind three children, Donnie and his wife Debra, daughter Emily and husband Joe Prien and daughter Amy...
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Clara Jean "CJ" Sherrill

January 29, 1932 - November 9, 2017

Clara Jean "CJ" Sherrill was born in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 29, 1932. She grew up in a house that was located on what is now part of the University of Texas campus. She spent her childhood running around the college with her best friend Mickey, exploring different buildings and befriending the custodians. She could often be found catching a ride on the dust mops in the UT basketball gymnasium! ...
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Phyllis Young

October 20, 1925 - November 8, 2017

One of the Butler School of Music's most distinguished emeritus faculty members has passed away. Phyllis Young, Professor Emerita of Cello and String Pedagogy, who was the first holder of UT's Parker C. Fielder Regents Professorship in Music, died on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, in Austin at the age of 92. She was born Phyllis Casselman on Oct. 20, 1925, to Velma Stewart and Philip James...
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Merlin Juhl

October 4, 1935 - November 8, 2017

Merlin Juhl, 82, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Mr. Juhl was born October 1935 in Harlan, Iowa to Walter and Violet Juhl, the first of three children. He grew up on a farm near Irwin, Iowa. He graduated from Irwin high school in 1954. In 1955, he enlisted in the Air Force and served domestically and overseas. While stationed at...
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David Robert Fink

November 16, 1970 - November 7, 2017

David Robert Fink, 46 years old, of Austin Texas, passed away November 7, 2017 from complications of cancer. David was born on November 16, 1970 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. David earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. David had a beautiful tenor voice and studied with a vocal instructor at The...
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Tessabelle C. "Tess" Hays

July 15, 1921 - November 7, 2017

Tessabelle C. "Tess" Hays, a 55-year resident of Odessa, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Austin, Texas at the age of 96. There will be no funeral service. Burial next to her husband in the family plot in Duncan, Oklahoma will follow later. Tess was born July 15, 1921 in Elgin, Kansas to Gladys Josephine Wilson and Verne Dewey Palmer. She attended schools in Kansas, Michigan and...
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Sigvard "Sig" Dahl

December 18, 1930 - November 6, 2017

Maj. Sigvard Dahl Jr., US Air Force (Retired) passed from this earth to be with the Lord and his loved ones on November 6, 2017. Known as Siggy to his friends, he was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, born December 18, 1930 in Kalispell, MT. He was the son of Sigvard Dahl Sr. and Bessie Rosalie Watson and was the fourth of their five children. At 8 years old, his family moved to Seattle,...
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Charles Alton "Chuck" Thompson

February 5, 1921 - November 6, 2017

Our beloved dad, granddad, great granddad, uncle, brother, and friend to many, Charles A. "Chuck" Thompson passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on November 6, 2017. He was an inspiration to all who knew him and he positively touched and impacted the lives of many. He will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Chuck was born on February 5, 1921, in Detroit,...
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Mildred Sophie Parker

December 7, 1916 - November 6, 2017

Mildred Sophie Parker, born December 7, 1916, died November 5, 2017 in Austin, Texas at the age of 100. Mildred was born in Pflugerville, Texas to Albert and Sophie Sakewitz Pfluger. She attended schools in Pflugerville and continued her education at Texas Lutheran College and Southwest Texas, now Texas State University in San Marcos, and graduated with a degree in education. Mildred taught...
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Elisa DeLeon Gutierrez, Ph.D.

July 30, 1931 - November 5, 2017

Elisa DeLeon Gutierrez, 86, passed away at her home in Austin, Texas on November 5, 2017. Elisa was preceded in death by her husband, Emilio F. Gutierrez, parents Juventino DeLeon and Felipa S. DeLeon, granddaughter Camille N. Gutierrez, brothers Juventino DeLeon, Alfredo DeLeon, and Heriberto DeLeon. She is survived by her son Richard F. Gutierrez (wife Lisa) of Del Rio, daughter Laura...
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John "Jerry" Webster

May 27, 1931 - November 4, 2017

Lt. Col. John "Jerry" Webster, US Army (Retired), age 86, of Austin, Texas passed away at his home on November 4, 2017. He was a devoted husband to his wife Kathleen Koons Webster for 63 years. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 27, 1931, he was the son of the late Velcer Perry Webster and Irma Ruth (Coffman) Webster. Among many accomplishments, Jerry achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He...
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Bryan Taylor Stratton

April 25, 1943 - November 3, 2017

Bryan Taylor Stratton, 74, passed away at his Austin home on November 3, 2017. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky to the late J. Bryan and Dorothy Stratton. He grew up in Baytown, Texas where he attended Robert E. Lee High School. Bryan was a varsity athlete in several sports including the 1961 State Champion baseball team . Upon graduation Bryan attended New Mexico Military Institute In...
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Maggie Burke Daugherty

January 7, 1987 - November 3, 2017

Maggie Burke Daugherty passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Friday, the 3rd of November 2017. She is a light in our lives that will never be diminished. Maggie will live forever, both in the loving arms of her Lord and in the memories of all who knew her. She was a treasure on this earth and will remain so in the hearts and minds of all who loved her. Maggie was...
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Claire Novak

November 23, 1917 - November 1, 2017

Clementine (Claire) Novak was born November 23, 1917 in Flushing, Queens, New York to Stanislaus and Helen (Cybulska) Kecmer. She attended St. Adalbert Elementary School in Elmhurst and Flushing High School. On September 27, 1936 she married George H. Novak at St. Adalbert Church. Together they lived their married life for 56 years in Flushing, North Branford CT, Chicago, and North Haven CT. They...
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John P. Huntsberger, Jr.

November 22, 1931 - November 1, 2017

Dr. John P. Huntsberger, Jr., age 85, passed away November 1, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was born on November 22, 1931, in Los Angeles, California to John, Sr., and Dorothy Huntsberger. John was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He served his country during the Korean War, stationed at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, AK. He had brief dispatch to Kotzebue, AK, where he copied Chinese and...
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Wayne Danielson, Ph.D.

December 6, 1929 - October 31, 2017

Wayne Allen Danielson Ph.D. was born on December 6, 1929, in Burlington, Iowa. He was a surprise to his parents, Bessie and Arthur Leroy Danielson, who already had four children ages 21, 19, 9, and 7. As a child, he was not able to participate in athletics due to a bout of rheumatic fever. To compensate, he read all the books in the school library, which would lead to his interest in writing...
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Bette Bown

October 4, 1923 - October 31, 2017

Long-time Austin resident, Evelyn Elizabeth (Bette) Struble Bown, died on October 31, 2017 at age 94. Born on October 4, 1923 in Denver, Colorado, Bette was the daughter of Howard and Christine Struble. She was a graduate of South High School in Denver. Bette met her future husband, Oliver H. Bown, while working at J.C. Penny's Department Store. Bette and Ollie were married in 1943, and...
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Ted McCloskey

November 27, 1979 - October 29, 2017

Ted McCloskey was born on November 27, 1979 in Austin, Texas and died October 29, 2017 in the city of his birth. He was the beloved son of Michael H. McCloskey and Rebecca Hornsby and a direct 7th generation descendant of the earliest European settlers, Reuben Hornsby and Michael Ziller, in what would later become Travis County. Ted's schooldays were spent at Gullett Elementary, Kirby Hall,...
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Bert L. Rubbright

May 6, 1930 - October 25, 2017

His motto was: "I want to live forever, but exist for five minutes." He got his wish on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, when he left this world to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 87. He will be greatly missed by all that loved him and whose lives were changed for the better by knowing him. We are given peace and solace knowing that he is resting in God's place. In Bert's last few years,...
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Charline Stowers Coco

August 17, 1938 - October 24, 2017

Charline Stowers Coco, age 79, passed away October 24, 2017 in Austin, Texas. She was born August 17, 1938 in Annona, Texas to Millard and Grace Morrison. Charline lived in Daingerfield, Texas and attended high school at Annona High School. She later attended the University of Alabama and the University of Houston with a degree in Psychology. She retired from the Texas Department of Aging...
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Bobbie H. Wilhite

November 4, 1920 - October 23, 2017

Bobbie H. Wilhite 96, of Austin, Texas passed away on October 23, 2017. She was born November 4, 1920 in Fort Worth, Texas to Robert Bernard and Susie Brown Hopson. She married Travis Palmer Wilhite on December 17, 1938 and they were married 62 years until his death in 2001. Bobbi was also preceded in death by her half-brother, Ardyce Zorns, her younger sister Wanda Ruth Elliott, younger...
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Bob Richardson

June 14, 1945 - October 23, 2017

In many ways, Bob Richardson was bigger than life. His passion was evident in everything he did. Whether he was reporting the nightly news on KTBC television in Austin, building a successful law practice, serving constituents as State Representative for Travis County, starting an acting career or cheering on his beloved Texas Longhorns, Richardson's enthusiasm was contagious. Sadly, this...
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Andrew Mays Halton

October 22, 1981 - October 21, 2017

Andrew Mays Halton, 35, died on October 21st only a few hours short of his 36th birthday. Andrew was born in Austin, Texas on October 22nd, 1981 to John and Cheryl Halton. He met his beloved wife Anna Kathryn Taylor in Austin and they were married in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida on October 20th, 2012. He and Anna have a bright and joyful daughter, June, born July 11th, 2015. Andrew's church,...
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Clare Claibourne Easley

August 15, 1932 - October 20, 2017

Clare Claibourne Easley was born August 15, 1932 to a pioneer farming family in Williamson County, Texas. She died October 20, 2017 in a tragic car accident on that same country road of her childhood home. She was raised on the historic Easley-Sloan farm established in 1853 on the banks of the San Gabriel River. She attended Jonah and Georgetown public schools before transferring to The...
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Nancy Iverson

October 19, 2017

Nancy Lou Owen Iverson, artist and art teacher, traveler, avid reader, and beloved aunt died on October 18, 2017. Nancy was born in Eastland on the plains of west central Texas on November 28, 1939. She left Eastland to pursue bachelor's and master's degrees in Art History at the University of Texas. Her studies lead to collegiate teaching, including eight years at Trinity University in San...
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Richard Ray Callicott

September 18, 1945 - October 18, 2017

Richard Ray Callicott passed away October 18th at age of 72. He was born to Thaddeus and Irene Callicott in Clinton, Louisiana on September 18th, 1945. He married Cheryl Williams Callicott on June 18th, 1965 and remained a loving husband until his final day. Richard is survived by his wife Cheryl; son, Ken Callicott and wife Tiffany; son-in-law, Darrell King and wife Lori; grandchildren,...
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Julia Ann Hagood Poindexter

April 29, 1932 - October 18, 2017

Julia Ann Hagood Poindexter passed away suddenly from cancer on October 18, 2017 in Arlington, TX at the age of 85. Her loving husband of 64 years, family, and a host of friends were by her side. Judy, as she was known by her friends, was born on April 29, 1932 to Garland Abner Hagood and Laura Estelle Hagood in Greenville, TX. She attended public school in Austin, TX then went on to earn a...
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Chester McClure Bintliff (Mac)

September 28, 1929 - October 18, 2017

Chester McClure Bintliff (Mac) passed away on October 18, 2017 ending an 88 year life filled with entrepreneurship, adventure, love and family. Born in Houston, Texas on September 28, 1929, the 2nd of four sons of Arla and Chester (Ches) Bintliff, Mac grew up in a family with a rich heritage of business, ranching, and farming. After graduating from Lamar High School in 1948, he enrolled in...
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Vicente Francisco Briones

September 9, 1969 - October 16, 2017

Vince (Vicente) Briones, 48, of Austin, TX, Project Director at Atkins North America, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, October 16, 2017, ending his courageous battle with cancer. Born September 9, 1969 in San Francisco, CA, was raised in San Jose, CA and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BSME. He achieved the Professional Engineer (PE)...
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Marilyn Tankersley Taylor

October 20, 1925 - October 15, 2017

Marilyn Tankersley Taylor, loving daughter of Mary Muchmore Tankersley and William Earl Tankersley, passed on October 15, 2017. She was born in Sapulpa, OK October 25, 1925. Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Charles (Chuck) E. Taylor, Jr. in 1994, as well as her parents, brothers Bill (and his wife Betty), and Dan (and his wife Jamie), and her sister-in-law Betty Corn. She was the...
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Richard Groos Slaughter

October 26, 1946 - October 15, 2017

Richard Groos Slaughter, age 70, passed away on October 15, 2017. Born in San Antonio, Texas on October 26, 1946, Richard was the third of five children born to Hallie and George Owen Slaughter. A proud graduate of St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Austin High School, and Duke University, Richard excelled academically and thoroughly enjoyed problem solving. Richard served as a US Army...
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Orville S. Monroe

May 12, 1937 - October 15, 2017

Orville Monroe passed away in Austin Texas on Sunday October 15, 2017 at the age of 80. Orville is preceded in death by his wife Charlotte after 44 years of marriage, and by his parents Sidney and Millie Monroe. Orville is lovingly remembered by his two children Kerri and David, their spouses Greg Morisey and Lisa, and his grandchildren Corban, Callan, Jackson and Carys. He is also survived...
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Herbert B. Smith

December 4, 1920 - October 14, 2017

Herbert B. Smith, 96, passed away on October 14, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Herb was born on December 4, 1920 in Shreveport, Louisiana. After graduating from Byrd High School in Shreveport, he attended The University of Texas at Austin. During his third year, he interrupted his education to serve in World War II with the Naval Air Corp as a fighter pilot. He was stationed in the Pacific aboard the...
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Bradley Dean Whittington

April 29, 1959 - October 12, 2017

Bradley Dean Whittington, age 58, of Austin, Texas, passed away on October 12, 2017 at his home. Brad was born on April 29, 1959 in El Paso, Texas, where he attended Eastwood, Coronado, and Gadsden high schools. After building a countless number of tumbleweed forts as a child, Brad began his professional career as the owner of B&B Landscaping, which grew to be one of the largest in the...
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Wanda "Binkie" Norris

April 14, 1934 - October 9, 2017

Wanda "Binkie" Norris Lee Chandler passed away peacefully in her home in Waco Texas, on October 9, 2017. Wanda was a Christian woman that knew and loved God. A beloved and cherished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, Wanda was born 83 years ago, on April 14, 1934, in San Gabriel, Texas, to Fritz "Fred" and Lilly Chandler. She was loved by all who knew...
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Marian Roberts

May 3, 1929 - October 7, 2017

Marian Delores Gantt was born May 3, 1929 in Terrell, Texas to Opal and Carlin Gantt. At a very early age her family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas where she resided until the early 70's. She graduated from Corpus Christi High School and Stephens College. She was also a student at Julliard School of Music in New York City. Some people go their entire lives without finding true love. Marian...
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Patrick C. Ryan

December 7, 1942 - October 6, 2017

Patrick C. Ryan passed away on October 6, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 74 years old. Pat was often described as a man who was "larger than life." His smile, laugh, generosity and positive outlook on life touched and impacted so many people. Born in Harmon, Illinois, Pat was the fourth of twelve children who all lived and worked on the family farm. He is known for the tremendously...
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Ross Lee Allee, Jr.

October 10, 1929 - October 6, 2017

Ross Lee Allee, Jr., 87, died in Austin, Texas on October 6, 2017. A service was held in Austin on October 12, 2017 at The Pavilion at Great Hills. Ross was born on October 10, 1929, in Crockett, Texas to Ross Lee Allee and Inez Bandy Allee. Ross lived in Crockett until he attended Baylor University, from which he graduated in 1951 with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. After graduation, he...
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Connie Moore

December 31, 1925 - October 5, 2017

Cornelia "Connie" Olson Moore passed away on October 5, 2017, in Austin, Texas. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 31, 1925 to John N. Olson and Hattie Roberg Olson. She was raised in Galveston, Texas and attended Ball High School. Connie went to the University of Texas at Austin and completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She returned to Galveston where she worked as a...
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Mildred Victoria (Acker) Young

March 9, 1924 - October 4, 2017

Mildred Victoria (Acker) Young died peacefully on the morning of October 4, 2017. She had been battling chronic medical conditions for many years. However she was quick with a smile to whoever came to visit her, particularly her great-grandchildren. Mildred was born to Frederick and Mary Jean Acker on March 9, 1924 in a house in Quincy, Massachusetts, which had been recently built by her...
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John B. "Bunny" Andrews

September 12, 1931 - October 4, 2017

John B. "Bunny" Andrews of Austin, Texas passed away on October 4, 2017 at the age of 86. Bunny grew up in Dallas, Texas where he attended Woodrow Wilson High School. He moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas and played quarterback for the Longhorns. After graduating, he worked in sporting goods for 50+ years traveling all over Texas. He remained involved in high school athletics...
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Dortha Elmore

February 6, 1922 - October 3, 2017

Dortha Elmore was a woman whose life was full of love, laughter, family, and friends, and whose humble beginnings on a ranch in West Texas led to a full life of giving to others, passed away on October 3, 2017. We are so sad to lose our Dottie and at the same time so joyful to know she is made whole in Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior. Dortha Merriman Elmore was born on February 6, 1922 in...
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Blanche Edmondson

April 18, 1932 - October 1, 2017

Blanche Edmondson passed away at her home in Austin, Texas, on October 1, 2017. Blanche was born in Dallas, Texas, on April 18, 1932. She was 85. Blanche was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. She was a strong and humble person who gave much of herself to her family and friends. We will miss her dearly. Blanche was the fourth child of Adolph and Blanche Scheffler. She was the...
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John T. Kelley

September 24, 1940 - September 28, 2017

John Townsend Kelley III, 77, lived in Austin for the last two decades of his life. After a courageous 25 year battle with emphysema and related illnesses he passed away peacefully on September 28 surrounded by his immediate family. John T. Kelley was born in Taylor, TX to John T. and Margaret Stone Kelley on September 24, 1940. When John was a toddler his father left to fight in the war...
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Mitchell Stein

August 21, 1968 - September 27, 2017

Mitchell Scott Stein, age 49, of Austin passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was born to Seymour and Arlene Stein on August 21, 1968 in Livingston, New Jersey. Mitchell was a self-employed Civil Engineer. He is survived by two brothers, Jon Stein of New Jersey and Edward Stein of New York.
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Charlie Fischer

August 16, 1942 - September 24, 2017

Arthur Charles "Charlie" Fischer passed away in Austin, Texas on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the age of 75. Charlie is predeceased by his parents, A. Charles "Bob" and Esther Fischer, and his wife, Penelope B. Fischer. Charlie is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife Wendy L. Fischer; brothers David Fischer, Daniel Fischer and James Fischer; children Abby Zanarini (Jeff), Nancy...
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Barbara "Babs" Winn

May 18, 1927 - September 21, 2017

Barbara McAnally Winn (known as "Babs") died peacefully at age 90 on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was born in 1927 in Fort Worth, Texas to Dr. Loyd McAnally and Martha Wall Texanna Cowley (known as "Diddie"). Babs moved to Austin in the late 1930s and graduated from Austin High School in 1944. During her first year at the University of Texas, she fell in love with Robert William Winn ("Windy...
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Harold E. Riley

July 23, 1928 - September 21, 2017

Harold E. Riley, 89, lived a life of faithfulness to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. His earthly life ended on Thursday, September 21, 2017, but his legacy will live on in the many lives he touched. Born in Grandfield, Oklahoma on July 23, 1928, Harold was the second of three children born to Ruby S. Riley and Ray I. Riley. He graduated from Paschal High School in Ft Worth, Texas and...
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Lawrence Winfield Day

January 15, 1967 - September 20, 2017

The youngest of a family of four, Lawrence Winfield Day, at age 50, left us too soon on September 20, 2017. Born January 15, 1967 in Austin, Texas to Fred Winfield Day and Elizabeth McCelvey Day he was a welcome sight after three girls. A family friend declared "Geronimo!" when he saw his dark head of hair and complexion. With hazel eyes and an endearing smile, he favored his mother and Uncle Bob...
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Eda L. Montandon

April 6, 1926 - September 20, 2017

Eda L. Montandon passed to her heavenly home on September 20, 2017 at the age of 91 years, 5 months. Mrs. Montandon is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Harry Montandon, her son Brian, her parents Harvey and Elizabeth (Goerlitz) Lisso, and two brothers Marvin and Lloyd Lisso. She is lovingly remembered by her nephew Kenny Mesker of Houston, nieces Marvis Hartman, of Lexington,...
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Frank M. Covert III, M.D.

December 3, 1921 - September 19, 2017

In his own words: I was born in my maternal grandmother's back bedroom at 405 W. 21st, Austin, Texas on December 3, 1921. As my native Austinite parents did, Frank M. Covert, Jr, and Elizabeth Cartledge Covert, I went to Pease School, Allen Junior High, and Austin High School, graduating in 1939, where I received a National Honor Society Medal and lettered in track, placing 3rd in low hurdles...
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James Harleston Crites

March 26, 1985 - September 18, 2017

James Harleston Crites was born in Austin, Texas on March 26, 1985. He grew up in Austin and attended McCallum High School. At the time of his death he resided in Kyle, Texas. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and he died while doing what he loved best, riding his bike. James had a good heart and he was a good man. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle, father and friend. He was...
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Linda Rae Johnson

October 6, 1942 - September 18, 2017

Linda Rae Johnson, 74, born October 6, 1942 in Murray, UT, passed away peacefully in her sleep at hospice from complications with cancer on September 18, 2017 in San Antonio, TX, surrounded by her children and those who loved her. Linda graduated from the LDS Business College and had a lifelong career in office management, customer service, and bookkeeping. She is survived by her three...
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Jana Lynn Byrd

March 15, 1962 - September 17, 2017

On Friday, September 15, 2017, Jana Lynn Byrd passed away unexpectedly. She was born on March 15, 1962, in Austin, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father, Tony Byrd, and is survived by her mother, Reba Byrd, of Austin, and many cherished friends. Jana graduated from Austin High School and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and a Master's Degree in Counseling from St....
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Mary Gilpin

May 7, 1937 - September 16, 2017

Mary Tutwiler Gilpin died on September 16, 2017 at age 80 due to pulmonary complications. A native Texan, she was born to John and Inez Tutwiler in Houston on May 7, 1937. She leaves three children, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, four nieces and nephews, and numerous friends. Her life was spent in three very different parts of the country, each strongly influencing her way of...
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Joseph Hans Owren

July 17, 1944 - September 15, 2017

Joseph was born in Schenectady, New York, the second of five children, to Harvey and Doris (nee Hagen) Owren on July 17, 1944. He was baptized into Christ on March 21, 1946, at Zion Lutheran Church of Schenectady, and confirmed on June 9, 1957, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Livermore, CA. On December 14, 1974, Joe married Sherilyn Shirley at first Immanuel Lutheran Church, San Jose, CA. That...
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Jimmy Terrell

June 5, 1962 - September 13, 2017

Jimmy C. "Jim" Terrell, 55, passed away at his home in Austin, Texas on September 13, 2017 after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer. Jim was born in Alice, Texas on June 5, 1962 to the late George C. Terrell, Sr. and Dessie Boles Terrell. He was the youngest of 13 children. Jim graduated from Alice High School and attended Del Mar College. While in Alice, Jim was employed by Flournoy...
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Ottilie "Tilly" Julia Prochaska

August 15, 2017 - September 12, 2017

Our precious daughter, Tilly, passed away peacefully in our arms, surrounded by our everlasting love. There was not enough time with our Tilly but we will remember her strength, her feistiness, her ability to firmly tell us what she liked and did not like, how she loved grabbing ahold of her dad's fingers, being calmed by listening to her big brother, and how much she loved to cuddle close to her...
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Joseph (Joe) Manley Wilkinson, Jr.

August 19, 1928 - September 11, 2017

Joseph (Joe) Manley Wilkinson, age 89, passed away peacefully at his Austin home on September 11, 2017, surrounded by his family. He is preceded in death by his mother, Willie Mae Dowdy, his father J. M. Wilkinson, Sr., and his sister, Lucky Becker. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Dottie. He is also survived by his son, Joseph S. Wilkinson and wife, Gretta, and two grandchildren,...
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Sandra Jean "Sandi" Thompson

February 24, 1945 - September 9, 2017

Sandra Jean "Sandi" Thompson, 72, of Austin, Texas went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 9, 2017 surrounded by her children. Sandi was born February 24, 1945 in Asheville, North Carolina. Sandi grew up in Asheville as a friendly, outspoken youth who touched the lives of everyone she met. As a youth, Sandi was the lead performer in her Senior play, an avid water-skier and a member of...
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Violet Vivian Johnson Gardner

February 4, 1929 - September 9, 2017

Psalm 124:7-8 reads, "We have escaped like a bird from the fowler's snare; the snare has been broken, and we have escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord…" Violet Vivian Johnson Gardner escaped the fowler's snare of this life and her struggle with Alzheimer's on September 9, 2017. Born on Mrs. Sandstrom's farm in Bastrop County on February 4, 1929 to Edgar and Bertha Skoglund Johnson,...
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Joyce E. Booth

May 9, 1933 - September 7, 2017

In Loving memory of Joyce E. Booth, who departed from us on September 7, 2017. Mom is now face to face with the Lord and her loved ones. She was 84 years old, and had a full life. She adored her family and friends. Back in the days she loved to dance and loved family gatherings. She was a retired travel agent and traveled the world. We will never forget you mom and will see you again soon!
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David Henry Luedemann

February 25, 1916 - September 6, 2017

David Henry Luedemann, age 101, died peacefully on September 6, 2017 in Austin, Texas, surrounded by his Texas family. Dave was a devoted family man, son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. He was a loving gentleman who most enjoyed spending time with his family, extended family and multitude of dear friends. Grandpa Dave will be greatly missed. Dave was...
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