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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Francis Helmuth Ulrich (Bozo) of Johnson City, Texas was born November 14, 1925 in Johnson City, Texas and passed away August 19, 2014 at the age of 88. Bozo was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Rhoden Ulrich, his parents Helmuth von Molke Ulrich and Iona Ulrich, his sister Winona Dell and husband Warren Herwig, his brother Alfred Gus (Pete) Ulrich, brother in laws; A Z Buchanan, Curtis Rhoden, Eugene Rhoden, and Albert Tuck Rhoden.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Norma Ruth “Jackie” Pearce passed away on August 11, 2014 at the age of 90. She was born in Blanco County on August 9, 1924 one of seven children born to Clyde L. and Tempie Maddox Gipson. According to her brothers, she was nicknamed “Jackie” because of a stubborn streak. For the first few years, Jackie rode 4 miles on horseback to attend school in Johnson City.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Robert Benjamin Felps, Jr. (R.B.) was born September 5, 1936 in a farmhouse on Yeager Creek Road, Blanco County, Texas, to Robert Benjamin Felps, Sr. (Bob) and Anna Lou Pellar Felps and passed away on August 13, 2014. At a very young age he was faced with taking over his father’s business, which later became known as Felps Manufacturing Corporation, a business that he eventually turned into an empire. R.B.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014
God gained a beautiful angel! Jenifer Bender; a mother of 3, a sister, and a daughter. We are asking if anyone could please help us. Whether it be $5, $10, $50. Anything would be much appreciated! We are raising money for the funeral and a trust fund for her three surviving children.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014 • Photos
Lorraine Chambers, 67 of Blanco passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. A memorial service was held on Friday, August 8, 2014 in the Southern Oaks Baptist Church in Kerrville, Texas at 3:00 PM. Lorraine was born on January 27, 1947 in Safford, Arizona to Lon and Evelyn (Johnson) Moore.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014 • Photos
Ella Josephine Woodruff passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014 at the age of 90 in Blanco, Texas. She was born on July 25, 1924 to Homer and Bertha (Doyle) O’Neal in Kenova, West Virginia. She was a resident of Tow and Kingsland since 2009 coming from El Paso, Texas. Ella married Hiram Woodruff on June 10, 1947 in New Braunfels, New Jersey. She served in the US Navy from 1944 to 1946. Ella was preceded in death by her husband Hiram Woodruff, parents Homer and Bertha O’Neal and grandson S ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014 • Photos
Candice Clara Caudell Raby, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend was born on January 24, 1978 in Johnson City, Texas to James Warren and Debra Ann Goehmann Caudell. She passed away surrounded by her loving family at the age of 36 in Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas, on August 5th, 2014.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 8, 2014 • Photos
Alice Lee Dimler (Hight) passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 2, 2014. She was born to Robert and Gladys Hight. Alice was raised in San Antonio, graduating from Jefferson High School. She married William Andrew Dimler and began her family life with him in San Antonio. They had 11 children. Alice was very active supporting her children at sporting events, becoming a fixture at Churchill and later at Smithson Valley High School games, cheering on her children and grandchildren.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Norma Nell Laumer, 85 of Blanco passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Memorial services were held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 29th, at Crofts – Crow Funeral Chapel in Blanco, Texas. Norma was born on April 5, 1929 to Lee and Elva Mae (Smart) West in Blanco, Texas. She was a graduate of Blanco High School, and at a dance met and married William John “Shorty” Laumer, and for five years lived in South Dakota, but moved back to Blanco.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014 • Photos
Steven B. Reynolds passed away Saturday July 12, 2014. He was born on December 17, 1967 in Mt. Shasta, California to Diann Lindl Reynolds and Floyd Reynolds. He was a proud member of the Cherokee Nation. Steven worked around town doing many things from glass repair to helping friends with moving, or ranching, or mechanic work, he was a jack of all trades.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014 • Photos
Our brother passed away on July 14, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. He was a Texas Hill Country Transplant having been born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Phil was born in Renton, Washington on September 10, 1958 and raised for the majority of his life in the Pacific Northwest.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014 • Photos
Ted Moffett, 90 of Dilley, Texas passed away on July 18th in Pearsall, Texas Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church of Dilley on Thursday, July 24th between 4:00PM and 8:00PM. Memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Dilley on Friday, July 25th at 11:00AM with Reverend Lance Hartsfelt of First Baptist of Dilley and Reverend Helen Brock of First United Methodist of Dilley officiating.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014 • Photos
Peggy Ann Anna Harwell, age 60, a resident of Kingsville, Texas and a former resident of Blanco, Texas passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born February 23, 1954 in Bossier City, Louisiana to Eugene Sekinger and Joyce Villani Sekinger. Mrs. Harwell obtained a B.A. degree in psychology.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 18, 2014
Mildred Oleta Hille, 91, of Kendalia, Texas was called to the Lord on July 8, 2014. Mildred was born in Irving, Texas and graduated from Irving High School. She met the love of her life shortly before WWII and after a long distance romance, Richard T. “Dick” Hille returned home and the two were married in Dallas, Texas on August 28, 1945.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014 • Photos
Mrs. Walter Werner nee Emma Pauline Fischer of Comfort passed away on Wednesday, July 2nd at the age of 96 years. Emma Pauline Fischer was born on December 21, 1917 in Blanco County, Texas to Herman and Emma Jonas Fischer. She married Water Werner in February of 1935, Kendalia, Texas Mrs. Emma Werner is survived by two sons: Melvin Werner of Comfort and Raymond Werner of Conroe, 8 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, 14 Great Great Grandchildren Emma is preceded in death by parents, husba ...

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