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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

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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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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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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Dan William Dodson, Jr.,

May 2, 1946 - September 5, 2017

Dan W. Dodson, Jr., 71, of Austin died Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in his home. He was born in New York City on May 2, 1946, son of the late Dan W. Dodson, Sr. of Mt. Vernon, Texas, and the late Evelyn Foreman Dodson, of Dallas, Texas. Dan was educated at the Fieldston School in New York, and earned a BA in Political Science at Grinnell College in Iowa. He served in the US Army in the late...
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Norton L. Armour

November 12, 1929 - September 5, 2017

Norton L. Armour, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend died at home September 5th in the loving presence of Marilyn, his wife of over 40 years. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents, Sarah and Saul Armour on Nov. 12, 1929. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jerrold Armour, sister, Anita Silverstein, and niece, Ellen Wallace. He is...
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Joshua Eli Barta

June 17, 1979 - September 3, 2017

Joshua Eli Barta, 38, died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at home in Austin, TX after battling cancer for five months. He is survived by his wife, Victoria Ross, his parents, Jim and Sharon Barta, his brother, Silas Barta, and his fur babies, Simon and Mozzie. Josh was a kind and gentle soul who loved animals. He spent most of his first date with his wife playing with her dogs and most of the rest...
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Laverne Emma Eddington

November 17, 1922 - September 2, 2017

Laverne Emma Eddington passed away in Austin, Texas, on September 2, 2017, at the age of 94, surrounded by her children Carlos, Tina, Pamela, and in spirit, her oldest son Francisco. In addition to her children, she is survived by her ex-husband Xavier, son-in-law Richard, daughter-in-law Karen, seven grand-children–Cristobal, Christina, Tristan, Adrian, Rebecca, Mary and Emily–and three...
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C. R. "Bo" Browning

July 27, 1922 - September 2, 2017

C.R. "Bo" Browning, born July 27, 1922, passed away after a brief illness on September 2, 2017. Bo was born and raised in Hutto, Texas, and lived his adult life in Austin. Bo was proud to serve during WWII as a pharmacy mate in the Navy Armed Guard in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. After the war, he married his wife Evelyn and raised two sons, Clint and Mark, in Travis Heights. Bo...
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Carolyn Bice Kelton

February 15, 1934 - August 27, 2017

Carolyn Bice Kelton Carolyn was born on February 15, 1934 and passed away in her home on August 27, 2017. She was 83 years old. She was born in Beaumont, Texas and was the only daughter out of four children to John and Beatrice Bice. After graduating from Stephen F. Austin with a degree in Education she moved to Iowa where she taught at a school for hearing impaired children. After moving...
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Esther Cárdenas de Diaz de León

September 20, 1916 - August 27, 2017

Our Beloved mother, Esther Cardenas de Diaz de Leon, was called by our Heavenly Father on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was born September 20, 1916 in Aguascalientes, Mexico and was a resident of Austin, Texas since 1953. Esther was the second of three children of Felipe Cardenas and Calixta Soto de Cardenas. She earned a teaching degree and worked as a Primary School educator before dedicating...
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Rochelle Krill "Shelly" Satterfield

December 22, 1938 - August 26, 2017

Rochelle "Shelly" Krill Satterfield, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on August 26, 2017 at the age of 78. Shelly was a psychologist in Austin for many years and recently relocated to Colorado with her husband, Doug Clark. She will be missed by her husband, Doug; her son and daughter-in-law, Jeff Smirin and Mindy Fagin; grandchildren, Ilana & Adina Smirin; nephew, Greg Krill;...
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Sonia Galewsky

July 15, 1931 - August 25, 2017

Sonia Galewsky, 86, long time Beaumont resident, passed away in Austin on 25 August 2017 due to complications from a stroke. Sonia was born on July 15, 1931 in Houston Texas to I.K. and Frieda Frenkel. She received a BA and MFA in Fine Arts (Pottery) from Lamar University. She married Harry Galewsky Jr. in 1953. Harry Galewsky passed away in Beaumont in 2015, and Sonia moved to Austin...
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Dennis Evan Welch

July 8, 1936 - August 24, 2017

Dennis Evan Welch, 81, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Des Moines, Iowa to Lucille and Harold Welch, Dennis became a Texan in his youth and remained one for life. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UT Austin, working his way through by driving a bread truck. He received his medical degree from the UT Medical Branch at Galveston in 1962, and...
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Alice Jean Yancey

July 2, 1934 - August 22, 2017

With great sadness, the family of Alice Jean Yancey announces the death of their dearly loved wife and mother. Alice was born July 2, 1934 and passed away on August 22, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Alice was born and lived her entire life in Austin. She died of natural causes after a prolonged and valiant battle with Alzheimer's disease. Her loving husband was with her at the time of her passing. Alice...
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James Armstrong

May 10, 1932 - August 21, 2017

James Clifton Armstrong was born May 10, 1932 in Fort Worth, Texas, the only child of Elizabeth Means Armstrong and O.C. (Army) Armstrong. His mother hailed from Andrews County, Texas, his father from Johnson County, Texas. He graduated from Texas Christian University, where he met Jane Bradford—they were married in Midland, Texas on September 21, 1954. James served stateside in the Army...
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Moe Freid

May 8, 1941 - August 19, 2017

Moe Freid, 76, died August 19th, 2017 in Austin, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. He was born, May 8th, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a 1959 graduate of Far Rockaway High school in Far Rockaway, New York. Moe was the son of the late Belle and Jack Freid. He was predeceased by his brother Richard Freid and his sister Judy Stearns. Moe is survived by his wife and best friend Renate...
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David Thomas Phillips

February 5, 1948 - August 19, 2017

David Thomas Phillips, 69 years of age of Spicewood, Texas, passed away on August 19, 2017 at Seton Main hospital in Austin, Texas after a courageous battle with cancer. David was born in Royal Oak, Michigan on February 5, 1948 to Stanley Chester Phillips and Ester C. Phillips. He attended the University of Michigan and remained a loyal fan throughout his life. David was married to...
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Willie Ree Johnson

January 31, 1936 - August 17, 2017

Willie Ree Johnson, 81, went to be with the Lord on August 17, 2017. She was born January 31, 1936 in Caldwell County, Texas to Alta Mae Farr and Lenoy Spencer and went to school and grew up in Lockhart, Texas. Willie is preceded in death by her parents Alta Mae Farr and Lenoy Spencer; sisters Doris Dominique, Virginia Nell Spencer and Edna Miles; brothers Lenoy, Jr., Isaac, L.S., Erline...
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Rodger Patrick Noack, Jr

March 29, 1961 - August 16, 2017

Born March 29th 1961 in Austin, Texas, Rodger passed away peacefully, in his sleep at his home in Austin on Wednesday, August 16th 2017. A graduate of Westlake High School in Austin and The University of Texas at Austin, Rodger was a fifth generation Austinite. He loved the mountains, the Texas gulf coast, but above all, he loved his children, Patrick and Elizabeth. Rodger never met a...
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Donald Irvin Good

December 1, 1942 - August 13, 2017

Donald Irvin Good was born to Jane Mercedes Huguenin Good and Charles Irvin Good on December 1, 1942 in Newton, Kansas and died in August of 2017. His life journey carried him from a beginning on a family farmstead through a career of groundbreaking contribution to a field unknown when he was born, computer science, to a pursuit of history and genealogy. Bringing the same unrelenting search for...
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Neil David McElroy

August 8, 1984 - August 13, 2017

Neil David McElroy passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was 33 years old. Neil was born in Conroe, Texas, and grew up in Houston, Van Vleck, and Austin. He graduated from Anderson High School in Austin in 2002 and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps the following year. After basic training in San Diego and Camp Pendleton he was assigned to a Light Armored Reconnaissance...
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Richard Alan Hunt

February 4, 1959 - August 13, 2017

Richard Alan Hunt was born on a Royal Air Force Base in Northern Ireland on February 4th 1959 to Betty and Jack Hunt of Devon, England. Following in his father's footsteps, Richard joined the Royal Air Force at age 16 and completed his apprenticeship with the 126 App Tech Entry in Cosford, England. Upon leaving the Royal Air Force, he began his career as an electronics engineer and worked in...
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Katie Nesbitt

May 1, 1936 - August 11, 2017

Katie Zitzman Nesbitt died Friday, August 11, 2017, in her home of more than 45 years after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. The only daughter of Pat Ferris-Mills and Brigadier General Kenneth Frederick Zitzman, Katie was born in Manila, The Philippines on May 1, 1936. While she only lived there a few years, Katie always felt her faith got its strong foundation in a monastery where...
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B.J. Joe Seale

May 22, 1928 - August 11, 2017

B.J. (Joe) Seale May 22, 1928 – August 11, 2017 Was born and raised on a farm/ranch three miles NE of Kerens (Navarro County), Texas. He was graduated from Kerens High School in May, 1945; the same high school from which both his parents were graduated in 1926. He was a ninth generation Texan. His parents were Homer Lewis and Grace (Cooper) Seale. In June, 1945 he entered Texas...
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Louis (Lou) Hugh McCoy, Jr.

September 15, 1935 - August 9, 2017

Louis Hugh McCoy, Jr., 81, of Austin passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Lou was born on September 15, 1935 in Alice, Texas to Louis Sr. and Pearl McCoy. He attended Texas A&M University, prior to serving in the in the United States Army. While stationed in Japan, he was an on-air radio host for the Armed Forces Radio Network. After serving in the military, he came...
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Bud Schauerte

November 17, 1928 - August 9, 2017

C.M. (Bud) Schauerte was born on November 17, 1928 in Belleville, Illinois. Bud died in Austin, Texas where he has lived since 1992. He attended Belleville parochial schools and in 1946 was the valedictorian graduate from the Cathedral High School, now known as Althoff Catholic High School. In high school, he will be remembered by his given name, "Clem". Preceding him in death was a sister,...
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Donald Reid Tait

September 7, 1946 - August 7, 2017

Donald Reid Tait, 70, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017. He was born in Mercedes, Texas, September 7, 1946. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Roy Tait and Jane Reid Tait. Don is survived by his wife, Judy Tait; his daughters, Shannon Tait (Heath) and Kim Collins (Josh); and his grandchildren, Ethan Smith, Caden Collins, Cameron Collins, and Caroline Collins. Don graduated...
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Jay Barnes, Jr.

August 26, 1924 - August 7, 2017

The Greatest Generation lost another, Monday, August 7, 2017. Jay W, Barnes Jr. died peacefully on his beloved ranch in Bertram, Texas. He was born August 26, 1924 in Waters Park, (now North Austin), Texas. Jay was born to loving parents, Jay Barnes Sr. and Helen Colvin. As a boy Jay picked cotton with his Dad and carried it by mule and wagon to the closest cotton gin in what is now Round...
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Eric D. Lauderbaugh

November 14, 1969 - August 5, 2017

Eric D. Lauderbaugh was born in Houston, Texas on November 14, 1969, to Royetta and Max Lauderbaugh. He left us too soon on August 5, 2017. He grew up in Houston, but spent his adult life in Austin, Texas. He is survived by his son Max, mother Royetta, niece Nicolette Loisel, nephew Joey Loisel, great nephew Caleb Loisel, and numerous cousins and aunts. He is preceded in death by his father...
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Lisa Little

August 6, 1933 - August 5, 2017

Lisa Little passed away on August 5, 2017 in Austin, Texas, one day before turning 84 years old. Lisa Ilse Fascher was born on August 6, 1933 in Beuster, Altmark region, Stendal district, Germany to Freida Fascher. Lisa grew up in Germany during the era of World War II in the nearby rural community of Jeggel, in the northern part of the country. After the end of the war, when she was only...
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Morris Shapiro

March 12, 1925 - August 4, 2017

Longtime Austin resident and businessman Morris Shapiro passed away peacefully at his home on August 4, 2017. Born March 12, 1925 in Coleman, TX to Fanny and Ike Shapiro. Morris wasn't sure if he was born at home or at the hospital. His mother died when he was 2 ½ years old, his only memory of his mother was her funeral in San Antonio on a cold day in March. Morris had a difficult...
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Barbara Cowen Schmidt

April 30, 1930 - August 2, 2017

Barbara Nell Cowen was born on April 30, 1930, into a well educated household in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when Tulsa was the oil capital of the world. Her father, Robert Milton Cowen, was an attorney. She came to Austin and graduated from the University of Texas. She met her husband, Leon Schmidt, through his cousin Rosie Weinberger who owned the student boarding house where she lived. Barbara was a...
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Orval Elmo Riggs, M.D.

April 18, 1920 - August 1, 2017

Orval Elmo Riggs, age 97, from Walnut Ridge, AR, Little Rock, AR, and recently of Austin, TX, died peacefully August 1, 2017 in the home of his youngest daughter, Dianne, where he had lived for the past five years since his wife's death. Orval was born in White Oak, Arkansas on April 18, 1920, the sixth of ten children born to Menona and James Roscoe Riggs. He graduated from Walnut Ridge High...
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Betty Faye Goldstein Levy

October 15, 1927 - July 31, 2017

It is with sadness that we mourn the loss Monday, just as Tisha b'Av began, of our cherished CAA Family Member, Betty Levy (a"h); beloved wife for almost 60 years of Irwin "Buddy" Levy (z"l); cherished mother of CAA Family Members Charles Levy and Karen Frost; honored grandmother of CAA Family Members David and Jessica Levy, Rebecca Levy, and Arielle Levy. Betty (a"h) was a life-long...
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Martha Bundy McPherson

June 2, 1914 - July 30, 2017

Mrs. Martha Bundy McPherson, age 103, died peacefully on July 30, 2017 in her Austin home, where she had resided with her husband, the Reverend Benjamin Carroll McPherson, since 1942. She was the second of four siblings, including the late Elizabeth Harding Bundy Wade, Jane Bundy Halfrish Guyton, and Stanton Schofield Bundy, Jr. Rev. McPherson pre-deceased her in April 2011 at age 101. Her loving...
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Erin Kameron Coffey

September 27, 1923 - July 29, 2017

Erin Kameron Coffey was born to parents Tom Kameron and Mary Alice McComb Kameron in Paloma, California on September 27, 1923. She returned to Conroe, Texas shortly after and enjoyed the majority of her childhood in Conroe and Houston, Texas. A bright and precocious child, she was beloved by family, friends and teachers. Her career ambition was to be a trapeze artist. "Anything elevating, you...
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Iva Rue (Rue) Montgomery

December 1, 1921 - July 29, 2017

Iva Rue (Rue) Montgomery, age 95, passed away on July 29, 2017. She was born on December 1, 1921 to Albert and Maybelle Moore. She was one of eight children and grew up in Briggs, Texas. She married Ernest Montgomery, and together they raised two sons, Phillip and Mark. Iva Rue and Ernest were longtime Austin residents and, for many years, owned Rues Antiques. Iva Rue considered her siblings her...
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Vida Lucille Bouldin

October 31, 1928 - July 27, 2017

Vida Lucille Bouldin, 88, died peacefully at home on July 27, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, James Robert Bouldin Sr; 3 children, James "J" Bouldin Jr and wife, Brenda; Leonard Wolf Bouldin and wife Ann; and Roxann Wolf Bouldin; 5 grandchildren, Trey Bouldin, Whitney Williams, Tonya Burleigh, Will Bouldin, and Elizabeth Bouldin; 4 great-grandchildren and sister, Juanita...
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