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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013
Billy Joe “BJ” Hinson, 75, went to be with the Lord on Monday September 23, 2013 at Kirkwood Manor Nursing Home in New Braunfels. He was a second generation pharmacist who followed in his father’s footsteps. He was a pharmacist for 51 years. He worked alongside his father at the family owned pharmacy, Stockton Pharmacy, in Fort Stockton. He was a pharmacist for Walmart for 13 years in Fort Stockton and Brownwood.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013 • Photos
Jamie Garcia, 49, born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, resident of Blanco, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Garcia was a loving son, brother, and uncle. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corps from 1981-1985. He was an avid fisherman, who was deeply loved and will be missed by all. Jaime Garcia is preceded in death by his sister, Raquel (Raquelita) Garcia. He is survived by his father, Luis Garcia Jr.; his mother, Maria Guadalupe Garcia; h ...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013
Nicholas Burison, a hardworking man of integrity, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25th at his home with his family at his bedside. Nick died of natural causes at the age of 83. He was born in Uniontown, PA, the youngest of 15. He graduated high school in Uniontown and served our country in the army both active duty and reserve.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013
Freeman Jennings, 89, born June 16, 1924, passed away on September 30, 2013 at his home surrounded by family. Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas. Funeral services will be held 10am Friday, October 4, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Blanco, with burial to follow with military honors in the Blanco Cemetery.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 • Posted September 27, 2013
Graciela Sierra 1959-2013 Our favorite little “clothes horse” left this world to be a “model” angel on September 17th. We are sure she will find “celestial” finery to her liking. Gracie went to heaven leaving behind, Robert & Lyn, Ray & Lisa, Annie, Gloria, and Alyce. Plus, numerous family members & friends. Gracie’s brothers and sisters will miss her, but know she is now free of the burdens she carried throughout her life.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 • Posted September 20, 2013
Betty Jean died September 16, 2013 at Ghost Creek Ranch in Blanco, Texas. She was born July 2, 1925 in Oklahoma City to Col. Clint T. Johnson and Ruth Ester (Smith) Johnson. Her big brother was Bernard T. Johnson. Betty attended the University of Oklahoma where she met and eventually married Dale J.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • Posted September 13, 2013 • Photos
Rick Grigsby (Rickey Lee) long time resident of Blanco passed away on Thursday afternoon, September 5th. Rick owned the Broken Arrow Gallery on the Blanco Square for many years. Rick was an accomplished Native American Artist and counselor to many. He is survived by his four daughters and his son and their families; Brandi Goldston (Jeffery), grandsons Travis, Jared, Dustin, and Landry; Denise Schiel (Louis), grandsons Austin, and Zachary, granddaughter Dakota; Patricia Johnigan; Keya Lee Gri ...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 • Posted September 5, 2013 • Photos
After a 12 month struggle, Ganell, beloved wife of Charley Pemberton, died at Harbour Hospice in Beaumont, TX. Besides Charley, she is survived by 2 daughters, 2 step-children, 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, and her adopted family, the Avilas of Blanco. Ganell and Charley purchased 11 acres in Blanco in 1997 and developed the land into a property they named Lavender Hill at 1378 River Run.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013
Etelka Anna Rust, 98 of Spring Branch Texas passed away on Thursday August 22, 2013 in a Blanco Nursing Home. Visitation was held on Sunday August 25, 2013 at Crofts – Crow Funeral Home from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Services were held on Monday, 10:00 AM, August 26, 2013 at Crofts – Crow Funeral Chapel with Rev.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013
Jacqueline Doris Lund Schramm Saey passed away on August 22, 2013 in Blanco, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Rowles) Lund and was born July 12, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri. Jacqueline grew up in St. Louis. She lead a very active life and enjoyed travels to Mexico and to her land of ancestry in Denmark.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Posted August 30, 2013
Norman Edward Weirich, 64, of Johnson City passed away August 21, 2013 at his home. He was born July 28, 1949 in Johnson City to Albert Emil Weirich and Olivia Elfreida Jacoby Weirich. Norman was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Emil Earnest “Buster” Weirich. He is survived by his son, Fabian Weirich; daughters, Marcie Henderson and Amber Sullivan; brother, Frank Clyde Weirich; sister, Pauline Evone Arjibay; grandchildren, Evan Henderson and Baileigh Sullivan.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • Posted August 23, 2013 • Photos
Omar Flores Dela Fuente was called home by the Lord on July 27, 2013, at the age of 66. He was born in San Benito, TX on December 30, 1946. He moved to Blanco in 1990 and lived to enjoy the Hill Country lifestyle of fishing and hunting. He moved back to his hometown in 2006 because of health problems.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 • Posted August 8, 2013
Brian Lutcher Winter died peacefully at home on Wednesday 24 July, 2013. The son of Joan Brown Winter and William C. Winter, MD, he was born in San Antonio, Texas on the 6th of April, 1960. Brian is the fifth generation of a family that had been fundamental in the development of the timber, pulp and paper industry in East Texas and Louisiana. He attended La Jolla Country Day School, the University of California at San Diego, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 • Posted July 25, 2013
Long time Wimberley residence Esther B. Salinas born on February 3, 1944 in Houston,Texas entered into Eternal Glory on Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Esther is preceded in death by her parents Jose and Matilda Balli. Esther’s everlasting memory will continue on in life through her loving husband Jesus M.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 • Posted July 25, 2013 • Photos
Valdemar Mungia, Jr, loving son, brother, dad and grandpa, entered rest on July 6, 2013 at the age of 47. A native of San Antonio, he was born on August 20, 1965. He is survived by his mother, Dolores Cortez and husband Pablo; father, Valdemar Mungia, Sr and wife Alice; daughters, Isabel Soto and husband Juan and Iliana Mungia Honesto; grandchildren: Cassidy Soto, Serinitie Lynn Honesto, Jeremiah Lee Mungia, Juan Diego Soto, Dominic Josiah Mungia; brother, Leonardo Mungia and wife Rahma; siste ...