Category: "Obituaries"

Julia Wackerhagen

Julia Doyle Wackerhagen was born on Sept. 15, 1920, to Dora Smith Doyle and Archie Peter Doyle, on the family farm between Lockhart and Fentress. She was welcomed by two sisters, Lorene and Bernice. She grew up on the family farm and loved animals especially her cats, kittens, and dog. She started to school in […]

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Sid Ferris

Sid Ferris, loving spouse, father, “Pa,” and friend went to be with the Lord on Oct. 9, 2011. Sid was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Florence, Ariz., to Archie and Lucile Ferris. He married the love of his life, Martha “Mike” Ferris on Oct. 29, 1964. They had many adventures together while raising four boys. […]

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Francisco “Kiko” Ramirez, Sr.

Francisco “Kiko” Ramirez, Sr., 88 of Lockhart, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct.13, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Elena, and his daughter, Irene. He is survived by his sister Delores Hernandez; children: Frank Ramirez, Jr. (Gloria), Gloria Salazar (Ralph), Mary Agnes Resendez (Rudy), […]

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Debra Jo Ridge

Debra Jo Stephens Ridge, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Sept. 24, 2011, at age 55. She was born in Lynchburg, Va., on Nov. 8, 1955, and grew up in Alice, Texas, graduating from Alice High School in 1974. She attended Texas A&I University, where she met her husband of almost 36 years, Bill Ridge. […]

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Ernest J. Wilhelm, III

Ernest J. “EJ” Wilhelm, III, 23, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 6, 2011. EJ attended Lockhart High School before relocating to southern Illinois. Those left behind to cherish his memory include his mother, Robin Wilhelm, of Elkville, Ill., his father, Ernest Wilhelm, Jr., originally from Lockhart, and his sister, Tara Wilhelm, currently […]

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John Stall, Jr.

John Stall, Jr. of Manor, Texas, passed away on Oct. 6, 2011, at the age of 81. He was born on Aug. 5, 1930, in Smithville, Texas, to John Sr. and Ada (Hankins) Stall and raised in Rosanky. His parents preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Delphine (Williams) Stall; three daughters, […]

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Doris Crow

Longtime Lockhart resident Doris Crow, 95, passed Sept. 27 at Parkview Nursing Home. She was born on Dec. 18, 1915, to John  Morgan Sanders and Lura Brown Sanders near Brady. She married Nolen Crow, Sr., in 1941 and moved their family to Lockhart in 1949, when the first DPS office in Caldwell County was opened. […]

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Ella Leal Gomez

Ella Leal Gomez passed away peacefully, of natural causes, at the age of 93, on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 in Lockhart, Texas. She was born Jan. 13, 1919, in Lockhart, Texas, to Paul and Elvira Leal. For years, she was an active member of Oak View Baptist Church, where she was a member of the […]

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Carol Ann Eckford

Carol Ann Eckford, 54, passed away peacefully in Kyle, Texas on Sept. 20, 2011. Carol Ann Eckford was born on March 13, 1957 to the late Elnora and Oscar Eckford. She grew up attending public schools in Lockhart, Texas. She confessed her faith to Christ at an early age. As a member of Greenhill Church […]

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Nora Hardaway

Nora Hardaway, of Gonzales, Texas, passed away on Sept. 24, 2011, at the age of 65. She was born on May 24, 1946, in Prairie Lea, Texas, to Frank and Lizzie Mae (Shaw) Green. Nora was a caring mother and grandmother. She devoted her time to her family. She also loved to dance with her […]

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