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Loraine Burrow

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Born November 25,1924, Velma Lorene Fox preferred to go by the name Loraine. She was born in Grayson County, Texas to parents John and Lutie Mae Fox. Loraine passed away July 26, 2017 at age 92. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie E. (Bill) Burrow in 2005. They were members of Bear Creek Church since moving to Houston from Sherman in 1997. Loraine is survived by her sister, Doris…

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Pastor Patrocinio Santiago

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Pastor Patrocinio Santiago was born on November 13, 1932 in Columbia and passed away on July 21, 2017 in Houston, Texas. A prayer service will be held at Iglesia Pentecostal Unida Hispana #8 on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 starting at 4:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.

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James Patrick Drennan

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On July  20, 2017, James “Jimmy” Drennan left this Earthly world to meet our Heavenly Father.  He passed away at home surrounded by his loving wife and family after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was an amazing husband, father, son, brother and friend to all. Many friends and family covered him in love throughout his illness. Jimmy was born on December 5, 1974 in Dubai, UAE.  He is…

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Holly Kristen Hayes

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Holly Kristen Hayes, of Katy, Texas, lost her battle with cancer on July 17, 2017 at the age of 46. Holly was surrounded by family when she passed. Holly was born to parents F. Wayne Hayes and Caye Hayes Wood on June, 15th, 1971 in Dallas, Texas. She grew up as the eldest of two daughters and graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 1990. That same year, she began her studies at Baylor…

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Linda Louise Hurtubise-Campbell

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Linda Louise Hurtubise-Campbell was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 23, 1958 and passed away in Houston, Texas on July 12, 2017. She is survived by her two children James and Liza Hurtubise, her father James Campbell, her brother James Campbell, her sisters Sue Campbell, Debbie Campbell Kowalski, and Carol Kugler (Campbell), her grandson Chance Hurtubise, longtime friend Jim Stumpf…

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Theresa Kovacs Hartmann

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Theresa Kovacs Hartmann, 98, passed away on July 8, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on April 10, 1919 in Trenton, New Jersey to Stephen Kovacs and Anna Magyar Kovacs. She is survived by her son, Richard T. Hartmann and wife Barbara; Grandchildren, Emily Winton and husband Landon, and Rebecca Stuart and husband Josh; great-grandchildren, Ella & Jackson Winton, and Kate & Ryan Stuart…

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Linda Ann (Wallace) Cates

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Linda Ann (Wallace) Cates passed on, peacefully, in the early morning hours of July Fourth with her husband and friend of 37 years by her side.  This marked the end of her three-year, hard-fought battle against a rare form of cancer.   Linda was born on January 19, 1957 in Muncie, Indiana to Harold Warren Wallace II and Jane Ann (Isanogel) Wallace, the first of five children (followed by Barbara…

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Zoje Luca

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Zoje Luca, 79, passed away on June 28, 2017 in Katy, Texas.   She was born in Albania on May 6, 1938 to Halil and Hike Limani.  She is survived by her sons, Besnik Luca, Agim Luca; daughters, Mimoza Luca, Naile Luca, Lavdie Luca; grandchildren, Gentian Luca, Klajdi Buraj, Gea Buraj,Alert Buraj, Henrik Luca, Ambla Luca; great-grandchildren, Aaron Hajdin Luca, Chloe Emzi Luca; her sister, Naze…

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Robin Elaine Bell

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Robin Elaine Bell, 62, passed away at her daughter's home in Spring, Texas on Sunday, June 25, 2017.  She was born on July 14, 1954 at Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock County, Texas to Gyndolin Otto Petty and Evelyn Wright Petty. She is survived by her daughter, Angela Hall & husband Mark; 3 grandchildren, Gabrielle Krubl, William Renton, and Michael Renton; her mother, Evelyn Petty; and her…

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Agustin Hernandez Chiquito

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Agustin Hernandez Chiquito, 30, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on October 7, 1986 in Martinez de la Torre, Vera Cruz, Mexico. He is survived by his husband, Maksym Zalizniuk; daughter, Diana Hernandez Garcia; brother, Eric Hernandez Chiquito; and his parents, Agustin Hernandez Zacariaz and Alicia Chiquito Moreno. A visitation will be on Tuesday, June 27,…

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Forrest Patrick Bernelle

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Forrest Patrick Bernelle, 63, concluded his earthly adventure June 19, 2017, in his hometown of Houston, Texas.  Forrest was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Eugene Bernelle and his sister, Denise Margaret Bernelle. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Bernelle, his mother, Madelen Price, daughters and sons-in-law Lauren and Matt Wells and Jessica and Joe Hanus, stepsons Steven Norton…

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Stacie LaVerne Washington

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Stacie LaVerne Washington was born in Houston, Texas on October 21, 1969 and passed away in Houston on June 11, 2017. She is survived by her common law husband Charles E. Steward; daughter Mianeeko N. Washington; father, Theodore Roosevelt Washington; and sisters Pleshette Byrd, Phyllis Byrd, and Tamiko Washington. She received her GED/High School Diploma from North Texas Job Corps in 1985 with…

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Ana Maria Sansoni

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Ana Maria Sansoni, 78, passed away on June 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  She was born in Bellavista, Peru on October 15, 1938 to Raul and Violeta Cabada. She is survived by her loving husband of over 58 years, Oscar A. Sansoni; sons, Oscar G Sansoni & wife Leslie, and Seryev H. Sansoni & wife Ashley; and daughter, Niemka S. Sansoni; grandchildren, Gabriella, Oscar Alante, Bronson, Vanessa…

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Cory Edward Taylor

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Cory Edward Taylor was born in Houston, Texas on July 29, 1971 and passed away in Houston, Texas on June 7, 2017. A graveside service will be held at Houston National Cemetery on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:30AM.

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The Rev. Dr. Gene Oesch

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Isaiah 40, Verses 1 and 2 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her inequity is pardoned: for she hath received of the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.   Gene Oesch died on Monday, June 5 after a brave battle with many health issues.  He was 87 years old and had a long and productive…

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Natnael Solomon Chafamo Abiye

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Natnael Solomon Cafamo Abiye passed away after 5 short days.   His parents, Solomon Chafamo Abiye and Genet Belay Workneh Abiye, will be greeting friends and family at Memorial Lutheran Church (5800 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77057) on Wednesday morning, June 7, from 10 to 11 and have the funeral at 11:00 AM.  Interment will commence at Woodlawn Garden of Memories.

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Joan Webster Jordan

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Joan Webster Jordan was born October 27, 1925 in Golborne, Lancashire, England.  She was the only child of Wilfred and Margaret Webster, and an only niece and grandchild on her father’s side.  She lived in a little village and enjoyed a lovely childhood there, much adored by her parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Joan grew up during World War II and became a war bride to James Jordan, in…

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Mary Katherine Searle

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It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my Mother, Mary (Kay) Searle, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Methodist Mansfield Hospital at the age of 90 years. She was born in Cumberland MD and later moved to Charleston WV where she worked for over 30 years at the A & P as a bookkeeper.  She then moved to Florida and on to Houston and last worked at Briargrove Townhomes as an office…

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Guadalupe Esperanza Siliceo Gonzalez

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Guadalupe Esperanza Siliceo Gonzalez "Pitis" for family and "Lupita" for friends, 71, passed away on May 31, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on December 31, 1945 to Bencar Siliceo Moreno  and Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez de Siliceo. Lupita was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, her beloved hometown.  As a single mother and the head of household at the home where she, her mother, two of her…

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Alfred Babafemi Itiola

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Alfred Babafemi Itiola, 73, passed away on May 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on May 7, 1944 in Nigeria.  He is survived by his loving wife of over 40 years, Christie Itiola; son, Babatunde Itiola; daughters, Mrs. Taiwo Onifade, and Mrs. Kehinde Ipinyomi; brother, Tope Itiola; and grandchildren, Funto, Tobi, Tife, and Nifemi. Services are scheduled for Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the…

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Regan Monet Schmidt

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Regan Schmidt was born in Austin, Texas on October 31, 1985. She passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017 at the age of 31 after a life-long battle with leukemia. Regan graduated from Pflugerville High School in 2004 and received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in 2012. Regan possessed a brilliant mind and was an overachiever in every sense of the word.  She never…

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Larry (Lazarus) Dikran Berberian

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Larry D. Berberian, 94, passed away in Houston, Texas on May 24, 2017.  He was born in Istanbul, Turkey on August 15, 1922. Although Armenian, his family moved to Greece when he was three years old. By the age of thirteen he was an upholsterer by trade. He married Despina (Stefanidis) Berberian in 1952. He resided and worked in Brazil before settling in America in the early 1960s. Larry worked…

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Ricardo Arturo Paredes

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Ricardo Arturo Paredes, 72, passed away on May 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on September 28, 1944 in Matamoros, Mexico to Abelardo and Leonor Paredes. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Alicia; four sons, Randy Paredes & wife Sandy, Jesus Paredes, Arturo Paredes, and Eduardo Paredes; and one granddaughter, Kimberly Paredes.  He is preceded in death by his parents and…

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Ruby Vernice Knigge

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Ruby Vernice Knigge, 91, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2017. Ruby was born on December 8, 1925 to Hertha and Herman Knigge in Houston. She was baptized on January 17, 1926 at Messiah Lutheran Church and confirmed at Messiah on April 2, 1939. She graduated from Sam Houston Sr. High School in 1943. Ruby was a career Shell employee and retired in 1989. She enjoyed travelling with her sisters…

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William Ralph Bradshaw

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William Ralph Bradshaw, 92, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on November 30, 1924 in Sweeney, TX to Ralph Edmund Bradshaw and Dessie Rogers Bradshaw. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Dorothy; son, Ralph Bradshaw & wife Deborah; daughter, Diane Bradshaw Dinkins & husband Kim; son, Grant Bradshaw & wife Lisa; 12 Grandchildren and 18 Great-…

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Margaret Grace Winn

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Margaret Grace Winn was born on November 24, 1937, in San Benito, Texas. She was a first generation American and a native Texan. She passed away peacefully on May 15, 2017, and is now praising her Savior in heaven. She is survived by her son: John Neubauer and wife Kim and grandson John III and wife Bethany, daughters: Christine Neubauer, Lisa Longridge and husband Kent and granddaughters -…

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Margaret (Peg) Katherine Brown Dudar

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Margaret (Peg) Katherine Brown Dudar died peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born on October 16, 1923 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was 93 years old. Peg was above all a leader. A woman whose life’s work was to care for the poor and who used her education, intellect, tenacity, and humor to make a major contribution to social justice causes in Houston and Harris County for…

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Bob Frederick

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Robert Wayne Frederick, an Army Veteran with the 101st Airborne, parted our lives at age 66 on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017, at Hermann Memorial Medical Center due to a motorcycle accident in Houston, TX.   Robert served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War, where he earned the following medals: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with PALM, Vietnam Campaign Medal,…

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Harris Green Lee Rea III

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Harris Green Lee Rea, III, (often called Lee) passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior, on May 11, 2017 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas surrounded by his wife Carmen and family and friends after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.  He is survived by his wife, Carmen Faye Sunda, his children Harris Green Lee Rea, IV (Lee) and Lillie McCall Rea, his step-son, Joseph Gregory…

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Norma Jean Kirkham

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Norma Jean Kirkham, 91, passed away on May 5, 2017 in Willis, Texas.  She was born on December 24, 1925 in Rio Grande City, Texas to Otto Eugene Smith and Evalyn Adeline (Morgan) Smith. She is survived by her daughter, Michaela Hinson & husband Buddy; grandson, Garrett Webster & wife Somer; and grandchildren, Gage & Isla Webster.   She is preceded in death by her husband, Don Kirkham…

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