Category: "Obituaries"

Wesley Earl Houston, Jr.

Mr. Wesley Earl Houston, Jr., 70, of Lockhart passed away peacefully at the Brackenridge Hospital in Austin on Oct. 10, 2007. Wesley Earl Houston, Jr. was born in Houston on Aug. 26, 1937 to Ann Lockhart and Wesley Earl Houston, Sr. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1955 at the age of 17. He […]

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Edward William Karnstadt, Jr.

Edward William Karnstadt Jr., 91, passed away peacefully at the Hays Nursing Home in San Marcos on Oct. 9, 2007. Edward was born to Edward William and Susie Schneider Karnstadt, Sr., on Dec. 28, 1915 in Ottine, Texas. He lived in the Luling and Uhland area all his life. He was a veteran of World […]

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Donna Perle Parker

Donna Perle Parker, 47, died Oct. 3 in Austin after a bare-knuckle, knock-down fight with cancer. Donna mastered every venture upon which she set her tenacious mind, a varied collection of activities that included barrel racing, cheerleading, flute playing, language arts, acting, graduate studies and eventually, real estate. Born in Austin on March 24, 1960, […]

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Oscar Riddle

Oscar Riddle, 72, of Lockhart, Texas passed away Oct. 15, 2007 at his residence. He was born October 4, 1935 in Rio Grande City, Texas to Oscar D. and Wanda (Schulle) Riddle Sr. He served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Riddle was preceded in death by his father and stepfather. […]

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Frutoso Cuellar Jr.

Mr. Frutoso Cuellar Jr., 70, passed away peacefully at his residence on Oct. 1, 2007. Frutoso was born on April 4, 1937 to Frutoso and Eva Cruz Cuellar, Sr. in Lockhart, Texas. He had worked in the boating industry as a manufacturer before his retirement. Frutoso was a lifelong resident of Lockhart. He was a […]

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Carlyn Marie Grimes

Carlyn Marie Grimes, 82, of Waco, Texas formerly of Maxwell, Texas passed away on Oct. 4, 2007 in Waco, Texas. She was born Sept. 2, 1925 to Willie C. and Leona (Schmidt) Schulle. Carlyn was an avid gardener and enjoyed maintaining her gardens. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and crafting. She truly received her greatest joy […]

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Antonio N. Martinez

Mr. Antonio N. Martinez, age 72, passed away on Oct. 7, 2007 after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born on July 1, 1935. He is preceded in death by his father Matias Martinez; his mother Catalina Martinez; and his brother Lupe Juarez. Mr. Martinez is survived by his loving and beautiful wife […]

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Ruby Myers

Ruby Myers was born June 7, 1914, in Star, Texas to the late Reverend Luther Norman Myers and Katherine Elizabeth Myers. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bruce G. Myers, and by two sisters, Mattie Myers Hill and Norma Myers Dauchy. She went to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on […]

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Melvin L. Reed

Melvin L. “Bulldog” Reed, 67, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Melynda Cheatham and husband Michael; daughter, Cynthia Reed of San Antonio; granddaughter, Brittany Cheatham and fiancé, Jesse Graham; grandson, Brandon Cheatham and Destiney Coleman; three-week old great-grandson, Brayden Cheatham; mother-in-law, Louise Burditt; sister in-law and […]

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Rick Payson

Rick Payson passed away on Sept. 28, 2007 and left these earthly confines to be with his father, mother, sister, and his son Chad. He passed peacefully with his immediate family and best friend Jim Hedrick by his side. Rick was born on June 19, 1945 in Warren, Maine. There he was raised on a […]

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