Category: "Obituaries"

Fred Hagan

Fred Hagan, 92, passed away on Nov. 12, 2016. He was born in Monroe, La., to Josie and Fred Hagan, Sr. At the age of 17, Fred joined the military and served during WWII and the Korean War. The first nine years he served with the Navy before joining the Air Force. He retired after […]

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Peggy Duda

Peggy L. Butler Duda was born July 2, 1936, in San Augustine County Texas. She passed away on Nov. 14, 2016, to go to her Heavenly Home. Her parents were Allie V. Quinn Butler and J.D. Butler; she has two sisters, Joy Violet Butler Garsee and Sherby Ann Butler Ford; four children: Jordon A. Smith, […]

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David Cochran

David Monroe Cochran, 91, passed away at The Manor in Morrisville, Vt., on Oct. 24, 2016. David was born on May 27, 1925 in Luling, Texas to David Bynum Cochran and Cleo Monroe Cochran. He graduated from Luling High School in 1942 and attended Texas A&M for one year. In 1943, David was sent to […]

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William Nolte

William Kenneth Nolte, 70, of Lockhart, passed away on Nov. 1, 2016. He was born on Oct. 28, 1946, in Lockhart, Texas to William Gus and Mary Ida Uhlig Nolte. He served as a Medic in the Army in Vietnam and Germany; also retiring after 24 years working with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He […]

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Wayde Kelley

Wayde Matthew Kelley, formerly of Lockhart, went to his Heavenly home on Aug. 14, 2016. Wayde was a Lockhart High School graduate, class of 1976; and a graduate of Texas A&M University, class of 1981. Wayde held numerous jobs after college from working in the Odessa oil field to managing an oil change and car […]

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Dorothy Swartz

Dorothy Holcomb Swartz, 91, of Luling, passed away on Nov. 3, 2016. She was born on Nov. 10, 1924 in Lockhart, Texas to William Augustus and Annie Ophelia Holcomb. She was a member of the First Lockhart Baptist Church for over 65 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband George Swartz; […]

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David Estrada

David Estrada, 66, was born Aug. 11, 1950; he relocated to Heaven on Oct. 29, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilda Luna and Aurelio Estrada. David leaves behind his wife of 36 years, Mary Louise Estrada; three daughters, Connie Foradory and husband, Craig, Melinda Estrada and Rose Marie Torres and husband, […]

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Reynaldo Rojas

Reynaldo Rojas, of Los Angeles, Calif., was called to Heaven on Oct. 27, 2016.  He was born in Lockhart, Texas, on Sept. 16, 1940.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Gumecindo and Juanita Rojas; brothers, Oscar Rojas and Carlos Rojas, of Lockhart; and sister, Olga Castillo, of Salinas, Calif. He is survived by […]

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Janice Patten

Janice Lynn (Mead) Patten, a resident of Lockhart, Texas, passed away at home in the early morning hours of Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 in the company of her sons after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.  She was 62. Janice was born on Aug. 23, 1954 in Hays, Kan. She moved to Austin, Texas […]

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Leandro Martinez

Leandro “Marty” Martinez, 73 of Lockhart, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Oct. 21, 2016 at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas. He was born on Feb. 27, 1943 to Florentino Martinez Sr, and Filberta Martinez. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Virginia Martinez; two daughters, Lydia Juarez (Ernest), Lisa […]

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