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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Posted June 27, 2013 • Photos
Lillian Marie Walker, 84, passed away on Tuesday June 18, 2013 after a long struggle with illness. Lillian's burial service was Friday, June 21, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Twin Sisters. Lillian was born on April 7, 1929 in Blanco to Johnie and Helena Schmidt. She attended and graduated from Blanco High School and soon married her husband of 65 years, W.A.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Posted June 27, 2013 • Photos
Martin Henry Lindig was born on May 28, 1929 to Emil and Ida Meckle Lindig Felsted at Hye, Texas. He died at home on June 20, 2013 at the age of 84 years. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a life member. He attended the Junction School for the lower grades and graduated from Johnson City High School. On July 25, 1948 he married Mavis Fuchs at the Methodist Church in Johnson City.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 • Posted June 20, 2013 • Photos
Audra Janice Joiner was born April 21, 1932 and went to be with the Lord June 4, 2013 with her children by her side. Her parents Alvin and Maggie Duhman Brower preceded her in death: as well as her husband John Wayne (Bo) Joiner in 1998; and two sons, an infant Alvin Lee in 1948, and Alan Kent in 2001. She is survived by her children, Barbara J.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 • Posted May 23, 2013
Pauline Brown born November 27, 1925 in Bowie County went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents Lull and Mamie White, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by her beloved husband Raymond Brown; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 • Posted May 23, 2013 • Photos
Merle Jean Fischer passed away peacefully at home in Fischer, Texas on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 of natural causes. Born August 12, 1924 in Fischer, TX of parents W.O. and Alma Fischer, Merle Jean was a descendant of both Otto “Stock” Fischer and Hermann “Store” Fischer, who settled the community in 1853.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 • Posted May 16, 2013
Ashton Lee “Tha Pig” Edwards, 30, passed away on May 5th, 2013. Visitation was held Wednesday, May 8, at Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco. Funeral services were held on Thursday at Crofts - Crow Funeral Chapel in Blanco. Rev. Rusty Hicks officiated and burial followed in Miller Creek Cemetery. Ashton was born on November 7, 1982 in Houston, Texas to James and Anne (Matthews) Edwards.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 • Posted May 16, 2013 • Photos
Darryl James Weisenbaugh, age 63, of Johnson City, Texas, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2013 at University Hospital in San Antonio surrounded by his loving wife and children after a courageous battle with liver disease. Darryl was born in Wayne, Michigan on May 1, 1950 to George and Marion Weisenbaugh.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 • Posted May 10, 2013
Sybil “Irene” Childs Killgore, 86, passed away May 2, 2013 in San Antonio. She was born on September 26, 1926 in Tahoka, Texas to Kimmie Auban Childs and Algie Marie Moyers Childs. She married Victor Lee Killgore on January 26, 1946 in Kingsville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Auban Eugene Childs, and son Kim Ed Killgore. Irene is survived by 2 sons, Wesley Francis Kilgore and 4 children, Jon Mark Killgore and wife Janet and 3 children; brother K.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 • Posted May 10, 2013
Wesley Kevin Smith, 51, of Blanco, passed away on Monday April 29, 2013. Graveside services were held on Wednesday May 1, in the Blanco Cemetery under the direction of Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco. Wesley was born on January 10, 1962 in San Diego, CA to Dale and Beatrice (Emery) Smith.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013
Jody Vantine 36, passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family. Services will be 11 AM Wednesday May 1, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 29797 U. S. Hwy 281 North, Bulverde, Texas, with visitation at the church from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Crofts – Crow Funeral Home, 911 Mesquite, Blanco, Texas are in charge of arrangements. Jody was born on April 24, 1977 in Edina Minnesota to Jim and Barbara Vantine. She grew up in Minnetonka, and she attended Fire Fighter and EMT school, as well as ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013 • Photos
Dorothy Adeline Dullnig Heiligmann, age 88, of Blanco, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Dorothy was born in San Antonio, TX to Olin and Selma Dullnig on March 6, 1925. She married Charles H. Heiligmann on Feb. 15, 1947 and they shared a wonderful life together for 66 years. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013 • Photos
Billy Joe (Bill) Gibson, age 82 passed away suddenly at his home in Marble Falls on April 26, 2013. He was born January 15, 1931, at his family’s home on the Coca Cola Ranch, known to everyone today as Horseshoe Bay. He was preceded in death by his parents and by five sisters and three brothers; Bernice Bruns, Marie Crownover, Esterrea Crownover, Annie Moore, Modena Gibson, B.M.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013
Our husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday evening, April 27th, 2013 at the age of 86. He was in the company of family as he surrendered a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the Odyssey Hospice House in San Antonio.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013 • Photos
Patsy (Burks) Lanty (nee Danz), age 78, passed away peacefully April 26, 2013 at her home in Johnson City, surrounded by family. She was born in Middle Creek, to Jay Danz and Lucy Maude Felps Danz. Patsy was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Chad. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, John Lanty; children, Pamela Dechert and husband Wallace, Dale Burks and wife Jane, Linda Maritan and husband Mickey, Deborah Marbach and husband Bruce, Kevin Lanty and wife Allison, ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013 • Photos
Davis “DI” Rutter, 84, passed away April 27, 2013 in San Antonio. He was born October 26, 1928 in Cedar Valley, TX to Gradie and Ella Rutter. Davis was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Dosia Crumley and Dollie Willie, and brother, Lonnie Rutter. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Gussie Rutter; daughter, Kathy West and husband Neil; grandchildren, Katie Elizabeth West and Carson Davis West; brothers, Robert Rutter and wife Una, Glenn Rutter and wife Mada Jean, sister, ...