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Major George Geist

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Rene Oswaldo Ortiz

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Rene Oswaldo Ortiz, 40, passed away in Sugar Land, Texas on November 24, 2016. He was born on February 29, 1976 in Elgin, Illinois. He is survived by his mother and father; brother, Alex Ortiz & wife Blanca (and their son, Kal-el); sister, Reyna Castillo & husband Gabriel (and their children, Angel, Emily, and Eli Castillo); a half-sister, Michelle Ortiz; aunt, Sanjuanita Hernandez…

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Michael Gaylord Baker

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Michael Gaylord Baker, age 60, passed away suddenly at Memorial Hermann Hospital, in Houston Texas, with his son, Sean Michael Baker at his side. Michael was born on May 28, 1956, in Adrian, MI, to Gaylord and Jean Baker. Michael graduated from Adrian High School in 1974, and from the University of Michigan in 1977. Michael enjoyed a career as an Actuary at Mercer (Kansas City, Mo and Detroit, MI…

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Adrian Barron

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Adrian Barron, 58, died on November 16, 2016 in Houston, Texas at the age of 58 years, 8 months, 27 days. He was born on February 20, 1958 in Monterrey, Mexico. He is survived by his sons, Christian Barron and Julio Adrian Barron; daughter, Alicia Virdiana Barron; grandchildren, Nathan Barron, Carley Valeria Barron, Janette “Nena” Barron, Esteban Isaac Barron, and Nicole Barron; sister, Irma…

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Gerald Joe Tackett

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It has pleased God Almighty in His infinite wisdom to take unto Himself the soul of Gerald Joe Tackett, beloved husband, respected father, treasured grand and great-grand father. This Christian man was a child of God through the gift of baptism and beautifully exemplified God’s love on Earth. As a young man, he graduated from Texas A&M College of Architecture in 1955 and at his death is…

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Charles Willard Davenport

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Senior Master Sergeant Charles Willard Davenport, 78, passed away on November 14, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on March 24, 1938 to Henry and Esther Davenport in Jemison, Alabama. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Olewine & husband Robert Olewine; his son, Robert E. Davenport & wife Julia Isabel Davenport; Brothers, Leonard Davenport, Grady Davenport, James Davenport; and…

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Hazel Whitworth

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Hazel (Carter) Whitworth, born in Fresno, California on May 3, 1919 to the late Ivan and Nancy Hood, passed away at age 97 on November 14, 2016. She received her Registered Nurse degree from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in San Francisco, California, then her Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist degree from St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. She came to Port Lavaca in 1946 to…

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Rusty James Muga

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Rusty James Muga, 47, passed away on November 7, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on May 5, 1969 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his parents, Enrique & Hilda Muga; sisters, Rosemary Muga, Elizabeth Murray & husband Michael, and Nadia Muga; daughter, Cortney Muga; and nieces, Celeste Oyervides Muga, and Amelia Murray. Rusty was a beloved son, brother, and friend who had a sense…

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Gerald David Martin Sr.

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Our Dad was many things to us. He was loving, honest, hardworking, generous, thoughtful, faithful and kind. Dad was fervent in his Christian faith and lived it continually and to the fullest, exemplifying goodness and truth. He adored his wife, his family, his grandkids, his great grandkids and was especially fond of his cat. It didn’t take much to please Dad. He most enjoyed the simplest of…

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Herman Daniel Weisser Jr.

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Herman Daniel “Dan” Weisser, Jr., 89, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Bryan, Texas. Graveside Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 5, at the Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, Texas with the Rev. Gail Smith officiating. He was born on August 12, 1927 in Terrell, Texas. Dan graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1949 and also proudly served…

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Oscar Barnes Jr

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Oscar Barnes, Jr. is called home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Ray as Oscar is known is a lifelong Texas resident. He is Dad to three sons, Jim, Don and Rich Barnes. Donna is a beloved step-daughter. Ray leaves his daughters-in-law, Dian, Betsy and Karen. His grandchildren (Peter, Lisa, Wayne, Jamie, Christie, Daniel and Jaclyn) survive him, and carry his hope and legacy of Christian…

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Steven Douglas Adair Sr.

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John William Kirk MD

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Wilbur L. Doehring

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Wilbur L. Doehring, 78 passed away on Friday October 28, 2016. He was born on August 2, 1938 to Vlasta Kocian and George Doehring. Wilbur worked faithfully and tirelessly for the United States Postal Service for 26 1/2 years. He was an active member and acting State Treasurer of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). He is survived by his children; Brenda, Debra, David,…

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Edgar Milton Emery

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Edgar Milton Emery was born in River Rouge, MI, on March 7, 1928 and died on October 27, 2016 of an apparent heart attack in his home in Houston, TX. “Leftie” would have said that 88 was a good number and that he was lucky to have a great family to carry on. He is survived by his daughter, Donna Ontko (George), and grandchildren Robert and John Ontko, and his son, Richard Emery (Heather), and his…

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Barbara Petrutsas

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Eleanor Lenora Hopkins McKee

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Eleanor Lenora Hopkins McKee, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on October 25, 2016 at the age of 92. She was born June 4, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia, the second daughter of James Elmer Hopkins and Myrtle Faye Denton Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynne Curtis McKee, her son, Matthew Scott, her parents and her brothers and sister. She is…

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Fran Fournet Tennyson

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Frances (Fran) Fournet Tennyson, 82, of The Woodlands, TX ran joyfully into the everlasting arms of her Savior on October 23, 2016. She was born on December 2, 1933 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Bruce and Agnes Fournet. She was a gracious and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by son Stephen Tennyson and wife Jennifer of San Antonio, daughter Dona Harriman…

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William David Boddicker

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William David Boddicker, 72, passed away on October 22, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on January 11, 1944 in Alburnett, Iowa to Benjamin Albert and Leota Pauline (Peter) Boddicker. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Nancy K. Boddicker; son, Kurt William Boddicker & wife Julie; daughters, Tina Kaylene Boddicker, and Ashlee Ann Janin & husband Justin; grandchildren,…

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Gary Lee Sulik

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Gary Lee Sulik, 63, died Thursday, October 20, 2016. Gary was born on December 8, 1952, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1974 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, his daughter, Linda, his brother, Ken, and his sister-in-law, Belinda. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, his father, Anthony (Tony) Sulik, and…

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Paul Thomas Syzdek

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Paul Thomas Syzdek, 69, beloved PaPa, Father, and Friend made his final journey home to be with The Lord on October 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on January 15, 1947 to Thomas Syzdek and Julianna Florine (Kwasnica) Syzdek in Houston, Texas.  Paul was a man who greatly loved his family, country, friends, and Bear, his chow-mix compadre. He enlisted in the United States Army on February 6…

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Scott McCleskey

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Scott was born on October 15, 1964 in Midland, Texas as the youngest of 4 boys to Hubert Dean and Mable Virginia McCleskey. He moved to Houston at an early age, and lived in Westbury across from Hager Park. He attended Andy Anderson, Fondren Middle School, Welch Middle School, and Westbury High School. Scott graduated from Houston Baptist University with a degree in Management and Finance. On…

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Gertrude Ezinwa Igbozuruike

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Gertrude Ezinwa Igbozuruike was born on October 23, 1961 in Nigeria. She passed away on October 6, 2016 in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her daughters, Maria Elechi & husband Aloy, and Ninikanwa Constance Igbozuruike; her son, Philip Iheancho Igbozuruike; her mother, Beatrice (Osunwoke) Obinwa; Grandchildren: Adams, Rex, Zoey, and Zara Elechi; Siblings: Mathew, Chidimma, Ngozika, Ugochi…

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Willis Ray Logan

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Willis Ray Logan, 58, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on July 11, 1958 in Austin, Texas to Ray and Sue Logan. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Vicki Logan; his daughter, Jennifer Logan; his brother, Ray Logan II; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister,…

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Stewart Anthony Burke

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Stewart Anthony Burke was sent into this world from the Father on April 28, 1928, in Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to Heaven on October 2nd, 2016, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 88. He is survived by his daughters, Nicola Burke, Karen Ladage & husband Richard, & Tracy Trahan & husband Christopher; grandson, Alexander Burke Dehghanian; brother, Ian Burke; sister, Myrna Hanninen. He is…

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Rudell Bruce Carter

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Rudell Bruce Carter passed away on Friday, September 30 with his loving daughter, Tonya Mitchell-Och at his side. Born in Monroe, LA, Mr. Carter grew up in Monroe before moving to Houston in his teens. Mr. Carter was a loving, caring, father to his family. He was always ready with a smile and words of encouragement, playing a supportive role in the lives of his family and friends He was loved…

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Louie Zinn

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Louis Edward "Louie" Zinn, 76, passed away on September 30, 2016 in Katy, Texas. He was born on November 20, 1939 in Flint, Michigan to Clarence and Addie (Dorman) Zinn. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 58 years, Sharon Zinn; his daughter, Tina Felps & her children, Paul & Lacy; his sons, Bill Zinn & wife Barbara, & children Stephen, Andrew, & Devon; Terry Zinn…

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Charles Hobert Lolley Jr

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Charles Hobert Lolley, Jr., son of Charles Hobert Lolley and Ora Lee Lolley, unexpectedly went home to be with his savior on September 28, 2016 while doing what he loved to do – riding his Harley on a trip to New Mexico. He was born in Tallahassee, FL on Dec. 25, 1943. He married his high school sweetheart, Anita Gail Herring, and they moved to Houston in 1964. Charlie was one of the hardest…

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Jose Alfredo Duran

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Jose Alfredo Duran, 72, passed away on September 26, 2016 in Katy, Texas. He was born on December 7, 1943 in El Salvador to Nicholas Duran and Maria Duran. He is survived by his loving wife of over 30 years, Francisca (Portillo) Duran; son, Peter Mijango Duran & wife (Karla), son Juan Carlos Duran & wife Lorraine, daughter Karina Duran, daughter Jennifer Duran (& Robert Scott), and…

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Donald E. Alford

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Donald Ernest Alford passed away, unexpectedly, on September 19, 2016. He was born on November 1, 1932 in Nashville, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Thelma Ambler Alford, Father, Henry Eden Alford, sisters, Helen Alford and Jackie Alford Lineberger, and brothers, Kenneth Alford and David Alford. He is survived by his sister, Darlene Alford Stich and three nieces and their…

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