Category: "Obituaries"

Alfred Cano

Mr. Alfred “Freddy” Frausto Cano, 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Lockhart, Texas on Sunday, July 30, 2017, surrounded by his wife and daughter. He was born on Aug. 3, 1947, in Lockhart to Juan M. and Celia (Frausto) Cano. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Gilbert Cano, and […]

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Bennie Bell

Bennie Franklin Bell Jr., 75, of Lockhart, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Parkview Nursing Home, Lockhart, Texas. Bennie was born on May 5, 1942 in San Saba, Texas, to Bennie Franklin and Blanche Bostick Bell. Bennie is predeceased by his parents, and brother, Kenneth Bostick. Bennie is survived by three children: James […]

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Dorothy Johnson

McMahan resident Dorothy Duke Johnson, 93, died July 18, 2017, at the Christopher House in Austin, Texas. Dorothy Helen Duke Johnson was born Feb. 23, 1924 in Austin, Texas to Wilder Morgan Duke and Mary Ellen Lyons Duke. Dorothy grew up in Beaumont, Texas, surrounded by her mother’s large Irish family. Her maternal grandparents had […]

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Gerald Watkins

Gerald Dean Watkins was born on Aug. 1, 1935, in Burnet, Burnet County, Texas and died on July 18, 2017 in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon “Bud” Watkins and Clara Kate Norred Watkins; his sister, Wilda Jo Watkins; his brother, Don Calvin Watkins, and son, David Louis Watkins. He […]

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Marie Anna Fairchild

Marie Anna Braun Fairchild was taken by angels to her Father’s house on July 10, 2017, she was 89. She was born on March 5, 1928, in Hightstown, N.J., to Alphonsus J. Braun and Johanna Gertrude Braun, grew up in Hightstown, attended Cathedral High School in Trenton, N.J., and graduated from the College of Mount […]

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Benjamin Boyle

Benjamin John Boyle, 40, of Austin, Texas, was born Sept. 4, 1976, in Houston, Texas, to Barbara Babcock Kirsch and John Raymond Boyle.   Ben lived his life full throttle and made his final lap on July 14, 2017. Ben is survived by his wife Lana Susan Davis Boyle; his children, Schylar Alexis, Adrianna Nicole, Brandon Anthony, Jagger Bay, […]

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Vicente Tobias

Mr. Vicente Tobias, 100, of Uhland, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2107. He was born on June 10, 1917. Mr. Tobias was preceded in death by his parents, Rosalio Tobias, Sr. and Francisca Cruz; son, Macario Tobias; brother, Macario Tobias; and sister, Geronima Llanas. He is survived by daughters: Rosalinda Cruz, Delia Sanchez and […]

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Nelda Strawn

Nelda Ilene “Nena” (Burris) Strawn, was born in Luling, Texas on May 25, 1928, to Bessie and Tom Burris.  She was one of eight children, with five brothers and two sisters; she had a wonderful childhood. Her father died when she was 16, and it had a profound effect on her life.  She met her […]

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Vicenta “Bessie” Ramirez

Vicenta, 65, was called to her eternal rest on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born on July 19, 1951 to the late Reyes Molina, Sr. and Francisca Molina. Bessie, as everyone knew her, was funny, kind, sweet, loving, caring and opened her door for anyone. Many people called her “Mom.” She lived life to […]

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Elvira Hernandez

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, Elvira Z. “Ama” Hernandez, 89, was called to her eternal resting place on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Elvira was born on Feb. 12, 1928, in Lockhart, Texas, a daughter of the late Pablo and Virginia Zapata. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Jose A. […]

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