Category: "Obituaries"

Ada Freeman

Ada Frances Seitter Freeman, of Lockhart, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 84. Frances was born in the James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. on Aug. 26, 1930, to William Frederick Seitter and Grace Rhodes Seitter. In 1944, Solon Gore Long became her wonderful stepfather and introduced her to […]

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Dajan Carey

Herman Alan Dajan Carey, 14, passed away in Lockhart, Texas, on July 12, 2015. He was born on Dec. 22, 2000. Dajan is survived by his mother, Shannon Council; sister, Ariana; brother, Kalan; nephew, Michael; niece, Lotus; and maternal grandparents, Marty and Lila Gunnell. Dajan was a brilliant young man who was fiercely loyal. He lived […]

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George Benbow

George Walker Benbow, 77, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Luling, Texas. Born in Stratton, Texas, and raised in Yoakum, he was the son of W.J. “Bill” and Merle Maness Benbow. After graduating from Yoakum High School, he joined U.S. Marine Corps where he proudly served his country for four years. After his service, he […]

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Jeanie Braun-Tomme

Jeanie Braun Tomme, 67, of McMahan, raced through the gates of Heaven on July 17, 2015, after bravely battling cancer for nearly a year. At an early age, Jeanie developed a love for animals – especially for horses. This adoration of horses grew into a life-long passion, leading to an exciting, dedicated and fun-loving career […]

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Brian Ortiz

Our Heavenly Father received another angel on July 9, 2015. Brian Ortiz, of Kyle, was born on March 14, 1978 in San Marcos, Texas, to Margarito and Sandra Ortiz. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla Tenorio; son, Braden Ortiz; siblings, Jennifer Ortiz (Joey Rodriguez), Jeremy Ortiz (Kristianna Aranda) and Stephanie Ortiz; niece, Audrina Ortiz; […]

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Cassie Mae Sauers

Cassie Mae Sauers, 96, of Lockhart, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015  at Chisolm Trail Nursing and Rehab Center.  She was born July 16, 1918, in Long Mott, Texas, in Calhoun County to the late James Alfred Stark and Margaret Cassie Stark. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, […]

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Ruben Escobedo

Ruben Soliz Escobedo, 63, of Lockhart, passed away on July 12, 2015, at Seton Hays Hospital, in Kyle. He was born in Lockhart on May 31, 1952, to Carolina Soliz Escobedo Diaz and Anastacio Escobedo, III. He spent much of his life as a laborer in construction, and served his country honorably in the US […]

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Paul Mercado

Paul Mercado, 70, passed away to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Chisolm Trail Nursing Home, where, he was surrounded by loved ones. Paul was born in Martindale, Texas, on Jan. 25, 1944, to Merced Mercado, Sr., and Marta M. Mercado, of Uhland. He is survived by wife, Manuela Pineda; […]

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Zapata leaves legacy of selflessness, service

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a lifetime spent serving others, Constable Margarito “Junior” Zapata, Jr., found his final reward on Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with ill health. Until his health failed last month, Zapata continued to work tirelessly in his two elected positions, as Precinct 3 Constable since 2004, and as Prairie […]

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Kandy Sue Etheredge

Kandy Sue Etheredge, of Dale, was called by our Heavenly Father on June 30, 2015. Mrs. Kandy Sue Etheredge was born March 22, 1961, in Austin, Texas to James E. Wimberly and Billie June. She is survived by husband Brad Etheredge; her daughter, Misty Cruz; son, Brandon Etheredge; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be […]

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