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Stephen "Stevie" Wojtasek

Beloved son and brother, Stephen "Stevie" Wojtasek passed away on the evening of July 28th at Texas Children's Hospital. His parents will always cherish the 10 weeks of pure joy that he brought to ...

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Geoffrey S. Poll

Loving father and husband Geoffrey S. Poll, age 53, passed away peacefully last Thursday, July 23, 2015 in his home in the Heights...

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Britton Birmingham

Britton Ray Birmingham, age 53, passed away unexpectedly at home in Austin, July 17, 2015. His untimely death is a shock to his friends and family and we are heartbroken by our loss...

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Glen Edward Lewis

Glen Edward Lewis, MD, 80, of Houston, Texas, a retired urologist with Memorial Hermann Hospital System, died peacefully Saturday, July 18, 2015 at home two years after being diagnosed with congenital...

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Norma Lee McLellan

Norma Lee McLellan, 59, wife, mother, book lover, soccer fan, Texas Aggie, dancer, lover of ballet, and blunt critic of insincerity, died quietly while surrounded by her family, of complications from...

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Keith Arden Hoak

Keith Arden Hoak died on July 5, 2015, while doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle...

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Jacqueline Armandroff Zilker

Jacqueline Armandroff Zilker, died on Friday, June 26, 2015 in Houston. Jackie was born on April 27, 1930 in Indiana and grew up in Cincinnati. Her formal pursuit of knowledge began with a degree in...

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Jennifer Windham

Jennifer Windham, 59, died unexpectedly on June 17, 2015. She was born in Dallas, Texas on March 1, 1956 to Bettiwayne Trapp and Jesse Cordova...

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Ira Lee Nix, Jr.

Ira Lee Nix, Jr. (Bo), gave up the good fight at age 83 and went to be with his Lord and Savior. In 1950, after graduating from Lamar High School, Bo and many of his close friends joined the Marines...

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William "Bill" Rice

William “Bill” Rice, 65, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Houston, Texas. He was born on July 25, 1949 in Rocky River, Ohio. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five...

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Mary Ann Pack

Mary Ann Coyne Pack, 75, died on May 24, 2015, of cancer...

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Pauline Farley

Pauline Annette Perreault Farley passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, at her home of 50 years. The previous day she was in great spirits and surrounded by family, which included her cherished ...

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Renee Protopapas

Renée Protopapas (née Kerger) was born in 1929, the year of the Great Crash, in Ostend, a resort town on the North Sea, and came of age in the turmoil of the Second World War, in Nazi-occupied ...

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John McGee

John W. McGee passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, and will be greatly missed. Born on July 15, 1927, in Rochester, New York, to William McGee and Cecilia M. Kuhn...

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Ruby Behrend

Ruby Irene Jatzlau Behrend, 95, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2015. She was born April 15, 1920 in Giddings, Texas to Charles and Minnie Jatzlau. She was affectionately known as “Granny” ...

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Joseph R. Leslie

Joseph R. “Joe” Leslie, 89, passed away quietly on Monday, April 27, 2015. Born in Shreveport, LA on June 11, 1925, Joe lived there until 2004 when he and Doris moved to Houston. Joe was a beloved...

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Joyce Elaine Lorenz Miller

The wonderful and amazing Joyce Elaine Lorenz Miller passed away at the age of 82 on Monday, April 27, 2015. Joyce was born October 22, 1932 in Brenham, TX and was the only child of Herbert Lorenz and...

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Raymond Edward Brown

Raymond Edward Brown, 75, of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was born March 13, 1940, in Houston to Lois and Joseph K. Brown, Jr. He was retired from banking after ...

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Peter Layne

Peter Woodfin Layne was born in Dallas on March 17, 1948, to Wayland and Dorotha Darling Layne. Known as “Woody” to his loving family and vast circle of friends, he passed away Wednesday, April 22...

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Jane Hundley Hebert

Jane Hundley Hebert died on Saturday, April 18, 2015, surrounded by her family after a prolonged battle with cancer. Born March 12, 1968, in Shreveport, Louisiana, she is survived by her devoted ...

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Jimmy Carl Hoffpauir

Jimmy Carl Hoffpauir was born March 11, 1956 in Hattiesburg, MS and passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Omega House in Houston, TX. Jimmy was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Maxie and ...

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Maurice Raymond Hafernik, Sr.

Maurice Raymond Hafernik, Sr passed on April 6, 2015. He was born and raised in the Catholic and Czech community of Taylor, Texas. He was the youngest of 4 children born to Ruth and Ernest Hafernik. ...

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Charles Newding Pendergraft

Charles Newding Pendergraft, age 87, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, following a battle with heart disease. He was born on September 29, 1927 in Galveston Texas and is predeceased by his twin ...

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Patrick David Green

Patrick David Green, 27, died Tuesday, March 24, in Houston, Texas. Born March 25, 1987, Patrick was a soulful man with an appreciation for music, the San Antonio Spurs, reading, film and photography...

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John Randall Andrews, Jr.

John Randall Andrews, Jr. died on March 24, 2015 in Houston, Texas...

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Michael Whitaker

Michael Thomas Whitaker, age 65, of Houston died Saturday, March 21, 2015, after a 7-year battle with metastatic thyroid cancer. Mike was born to Thomas and Betty Whitaker on July, 21, 1949 in ...

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H. Rodney Withers

H. Rodney Withers (21 September 1932 – 25 February 2015...

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Ruth "Bennie" Johnston

    Ruth “Bennie” Goggan Johnston, born November 15, 1947 in Houston, Texas to Walter Goggan and Ethel Christian, was an extraordinary human being whose brilliance will continue to shine ...

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Luella Strong

Luella Strong passed away February 19, 2015, in Houston, just one month before her 90th birthday...

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Katherine Von Oehsen

Katherine “Anne” Selby Von Oehsen...

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Christopher Pamphilis

Christopher "Chris" Pamphilis, born October 29, 1968 in Morristown N.J...

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William Pryor

William Evans Pryor, 77, was born on January 21, 1938 to the late Paul L. Pryor and Dorothy E. Pryor in Dayton, Ohio at Good Samaritan Hospital. Bill stepped into eternity on February 22, 2015. He ...

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Carlos I. Aboytes

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carlos' memory may be sent to Woodlawn Foundation-Texas Expansion, 5505 Chaucer Drive, Houston, Texas 77005...

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Mariquita Cansino-Lim

Dr. Mariquita Cansino-Lim, Obstetrician-Gynecologist, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at St. Dominic Village in Houston, TX...

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Barbara Jean Keough Havemann

Barbara Jean Keough Havemann, 84, passed away on February 14, 2015. Barbara was born July 10, 1930 to Matthew Martin Keough and Zula Lee Ratliff in Houston...

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Addie "Lois" Ramirez

Addie “Lois” Ramirez...

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Michael P. Shea

Michael P. Shea died on February 9, 2015. Survived by his adoring wife, Elizabeth Shea, children Cristian, Nicolas, Adrienne, and Brooks and 8 grandchildren as well as many wonderful friends...

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Mariann Thornton

Mariann Thornton, daughter, sister and friend died peacefully on February 10, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. She died after a long, courageous battle with esophageal cancer. A twenty year ...

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Father Robert Ritz, C.S.B.

Father Robert Gerard Ritz, C. S. B...

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Rudolph John Harris, M.D.

Dr. Rudolph J. Harris, age 98, passed away on Sunday, the 1st of February 2015...

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Katherine Kay Rogers

Kathy Rogers was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma…a real-life “Okie from Muskogee...

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Wilma Mikeska

Wilma Mikeska, 91, died peacefully January 27, 2015. Wilma was born on October 7, 1923 in Livingston, TX. She moved to Houston in the mid 1940’s and worked as a secretary for a Bray Plumbing Supply...

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James W. Forbus

James W. Forbus, born February 7, 1935, passed away on January 19, 2015. He was born in Henderson, Texas and graduated from Kilgore High School. He attended the University of Texas for one year before...

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Laura "Lollie" Reed Dyke Jackson

Laura “Lollie” Reed Dyke Jackson passed away Monday, January 19th, 2015. She was at home with her family, birds, kitty and gardens surrounding her. Lollie was born in 1936 in Austin,Texas. Her ...

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Mary Myldred (Wright) Simon

Mary Myldred Wright Simon, 97, peacefully went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2015 surrounded by her family...

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Florence Aves Bland

After 96 years of spirited engagement with an extraordinary life, Florence Aves Bland – but known to all as “Trinka” (except to her earlier family as “Sis” and current grandchildren as “...

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Fuad Foteh

Fuad F. Foteh, age 77, of Houston, passed away peacefully on 17th of January 2015. He was born in Ramallah, Palestine on the 4th of November 1937...

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Nancy Dukler

Nancy Brace Dukler, age 81, passed away the morning of Tuesday, the 13th of January 2015, in the hospital a few weeks after complications from a routine procedure intended to keep her recurring kidney...

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Edith Allen George

Edith Allen George, age 97, peacefully passed away on Sunday, the 4th of January 2015. Born in Covington, Kentucky, on the 25th of August 1917, she was the eldest of three daughters born to Henry P. ...

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Thomas "Tim" Daniel Cochran

Tim Cochran, an eminent mathematician and devoted father, son, partner, and brother, died unexpectedly on December 16, 2014. He was 59. Born in Philadelphia on April 7, 1955, he is survived by his ...

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H. Spencer Engelbrecht

Spencer was born July 7, 1923 in Lake Forest, Illinois to the late Herman and Hildreth Engelbrecht and died on January 3, 2015. He is survived by his children Cecilia and Ray Gastmyer and Dolly ...

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Thomas Chick

Tom Chick passed in peace with a full heart Friday, December 26, 2014. His legacy lives on through me, his daughter Laurel, his favorite 4 legged walking buddy, Oliver, his loving mother, Barbara ...

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Deborah Sue Contreras

Deborah Sue Contreras (neé Altine), passed on December 25, 2014 in her home in Houston, Texas. She was born January 29, 1958. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Betty Altine, and ...

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Patricia K. Graven

Patricia Keyton Graven, 80, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2014, at 8pm, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. While there, she had great conversation with the staff about the ...

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Dr. George Jefferson Merriman, Jr.

George Jefferson Merriman, Jr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, the 11th of December 2014, at the age of 99, four days short of his 100th birthday. He and his wife Lorwen enjoyed 77 wonderful ...

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Dorothy S. Coleman McCarty

Dorothy S. Coleman McCarty, 76, went to be with her Heavenly Father on December 1, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She was born on January 21, 1938 in Crockett, Texas to Sara Sue and Dan Otto Coleman...

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Teddie Wright

Teddie Melhart Wright was born on the 4th of May 1953, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Walter and Dorothy Melhart and passed away on Friday, the 28th of November 2014, after a valiant two-year struggle ...

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Martha Ann Walls

Martha Ann Williams Walls, 87, died peacefully at her home Tuesday of natural causes...

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William P. Caldwell, Jr.

William Perfater Caldwell, Jr., passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at the age 60. He was born May 16, 1954 in Radford, Virginia...

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Gary B. Webb

Gary Baxter Webb, age 76, passed away on Thursday, the 27th of November 2014...

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Richard "Dick" Altman

Richard “Dick” Altman, 86, passed away peacefully November 21, 2014 at St.Luke's Episcopal Hospital following complications of pneumonia...

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Frank Rocha

Frank Porfirio Rocha also known as Sonny Rocha passed away peacefully on November 14, 2014 at Houston Hospice in Houston, Texas. He was born in Salinas, California on June 11, 1949, the son of Arturo ...

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Edgar Micael Larsen

Edgar Micael Larsen , age 74, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 following complications from surgery and Alzheimer’s disease...

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Lawrence M. Hermes

Lawrence “Larry” Michael Hermes, Jr., age 90, died on Monday, the 10th of November 2014, at his home in Houston. He was born on the 30th of July 1924, the first child of Lawrence M. Hermes, Sr. ...

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Karl Felton Doerner, Jr.

Born July 18, 1929 in Houston, Karl Doerner Jr. grew up in Cherryhurst. He attended Woodrow Wilson, Lanier, Lamar, and Rice. As a child, he was a member of the Popeye Club, which met on Saturdays at ...

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Joan Tyree Parsons

Joan Tyree Parsons, 80, our beloved Mother, Grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully into God’s hands on Sunday, November 9th, 2014. Her life was a testament to her unwavering faith that ...

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Nina Lee Fuchs

Nina Lee Fuchs, 55, of Houston, passed away October 21, 2014...

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Valerie Andriano

After an incredible year of living with brain cancer, Valerie Andriano passed away on Saturday, the 25th of October 2014, in Houston, Texas. Valerie moved to Houston from Livermore, California in ...

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Carmen Dickerson

Carmen Lucia Dickerson passed away peacefully on Sunday, the 26th of October 2014. She will be remembered by her family and many friends as a woman of generosity, elegance and graciousness. Carmen ...

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Brandon Rasch

After 2 years of an incredibly kick ass fight against pancreatic cancer, Brandon Rasch passed away on Monday October 20, 2014 in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his two older brothers, his wonderful...

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Jacob E. "Jake" Johnson

Jacob Edgar (Jake) Johnson, Attorney and former Texas Representative, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, in Pinehurst, N.C., surrounded by his family...

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Dr. John K. Hoff

Dr. John K. Hoff passed away peacefully at Methodist Houston on Thursday, the 4th of September 2014, at the age of 79...

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Suzanne Kneuper Linder

Suzanne Kneuper Linder (chrismated Zenaida), aged 37, reposed in Houston, TX, on October 9, 2014. Suzy was born in Olathe, KS, on January 8, 1977, and was raised in New Braunfels, TX, among the ...

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Ernestine Rodgers Ratliff

Ernestine Rodgers Ratliff, 97, of San Angelo/Houston Texas passed away on the early morning of Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Garden Terrace of Houston. Ernestine was born on May 30, 1917 to George and...

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Albert Carl Abel

Albert Carl Abel, 76, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, surrounded by family...

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Ashley Lynn Mizell

ASHLEY LYNN MIZELL, 27, was born on July 13, 1987 to Vicky Lynn and Luke Warner Mizell, Jr. at Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ashley was embraced by Angels on September 30, 2014...

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Briscoe Kelley Parker, Jr.

Briscoe Kelley Parker, Jr., a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend entered into eternal rest on September 27, 2014. He was born on August 16, 1926 in Houston, Texas to ...

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Carol Jamail Martin

Carol Jamail Martin, 64 of Houston, Texas peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 27th after a fourteen month battle with brain cancer...

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Doug Pritchard