Category: "Obituaries"

Charlie Eusebio Casanova, Jr.

Charlie Eusebio Casanova, Jr., 47, passed away in Luling, Texas, on Dec. 4, 2014. He was born in Lockhart on Oct. 14, 1967, to Eusebio Casanova, Sr., and Helen Zuniga Casanova. On April 27, 1998, Mr. Casanova married his wife, Jo Ann Casanova, in Luling. He was preceded in death by his father. He is […]

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Armando Zapata

Mr. Armando Zapata, 65, of Lockhart, passed away Nov. 23, 2014. He was born on Jan. 23, 1949. Mr. Zapata is survived by his daughter, Connie Zapata and Felipe Ramirez; sons, Edward Zapata and wife, Elizabeth Pastrano Zapata, Armando Zapata, Jr., and Paul Zapata and wife, Rebecca Zapata, all of Lockhart; three sisters, two brothers, […]

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John Schick

John A. Schick, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed from this earth on Nov. 28, 2014, while surrounded by loving family and friends. John was born on May 29, 1950 in Santa Fe, N.M. and spent most of his younger life growing up in Seattle, Wash. He graduated from Chief Sealth High School […]

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Roy N. Champagne

Roy Noah Champagne, 54, of Fentress, Texas, died unexpectedly of an anuerism, on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Grady Marie Cook Champagne and Roy Noah Champagne, Sr. Following high school graduation, Roy earned a bachelors’ degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a masters’ degree from […]

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JD Clendennen

JD Clendennen, of Lytton Springs, passed away on Nov. 22, 2014. He was born on Oct. 15, 1928, and named James Donald; he was also called Cotton, Brother, Daddy and Papa. JD was born at home in Lytton Springs and attended schools in Lytton Springs, Lockhart and Luling. He later earned his degree from Southwest […]

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Jessie Phillip Daniel, III

On Nov. 16, 2014, God called home an always faithful soldier and family man, Jessie Phillip “Phil” Daniel, III. Phil was born on Oct. 11, 1934 in Kilgore, Texas to Jessie Phillip “JP” Daniel, Jr and Mildred “Gracie” Ford Daniel. The son of a bulldozer operator and all around roughneck and a housekeeper, he was […]

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Herbert Schwertfeger

Herbert William Schwertfeger was born Nov. 18, 1921, to Arthur and Regina (Rosentbal) Schwertfeger in Niederwald, Texas. He was baptized Nov. 20, 1927, in the Niederwald Evangelical and Reformed Church, and confirmed in 1951 in Uhland. He attended school in Niederwald at the New Hope School. He had three sisters, Hattie, Elenora and Helen Marie […]

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MaryAnn Cheatham

MaryAnn Elsie Schulle VanHorn Cheatham passed away from this earth on Nov. 14, 2014, at the age of 84 in Marble Falls, Texas after a short battle with cancer. She was born on July 25, 1930, in Maxwell, Texas. She attended the Blanco Star School and San Marcos High School. She was one of eleven […]

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Richard W. LaBuhn

Dr. Richard Wayne LaBuhn, beloved husband, father, brother, son, and friend passed away on Nov. 11, 2014, in Blanco County. Dr. LaBuhn was born to Jack and Wanda LaBuhn on Jan. 22, 1970, in New Braunfels, Texas. Rick was a loving and devoted husband to Jennie Evans LaBuhn, and beloved father to three daughters: Abigail, […]

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Melvin Lee Pekrul

Melvin Lee Pekrul, 92, passed peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Veteran’s Day 2014. He was the oldest son of Harry and Melinda (Buller) Pekrul and born at home during a blizzard in Goltry, Okla, on March 8, 1922. He was raised with his large Mennonite Family on a wheat farm. He […]

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