Obits

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31
Aug

Marvin Darrel Thurman

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Marvin Darrel Thurman

May 19, 1937 – Aug. 22, 2015

 

Marvin Darrel Thurman, born May 19, 1937, in Austin, Texas, to Truman Darrel Thurman and Ethel Leola Thurman (Hudson), passed away on Aug. 22, 2015, after a long fight with illness.

Darrel was a native Bee Cave, Texas, resident who was an avid supporter of the rodeo community and a lifelong rancher and cowboy loved by many.

Darrel was preceded in death by: his parents.

Survivors include: his wife of 55 years, Barbara Nell Thurman (Parker); his three children, sons Jeff Thurman and Brad Thurman and daughter Dana Yarter; three grandsons, a granddaughter and 1 great-grandson, as well as his sister, Shirley Grumbles and her three sons.

Visitation was at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 24, from 5-8 p.m. and the services were at Bee Cave Baptist Church in Bee Cave on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m.

Mon
31
Aug

Bobby Gene Dawson

Dawson

Bobby Gene Dawson

Sept. 27, 1927-Aug. 22, 2015

 

Bob Dawson was born Sept. 27, 1927, and passed away on Aug. 22, 2015, at the age of 87 years. 

Bob was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma, as the youngest of four children of Mary and George Dawson. His siblings preceded him in death.

Bob married Media See on May 28, 1948. They had two daughters---Elizabeth Dawson Humphrey of Dallas, Texas, and Barbara Dawson Shelton of Gunnison, Colorado.

He joined the Merchant Marines as a 17 year old and sailed across the Atlantic on ships carrying wounded servicemen from Europe to the United States. After the war, he moved to Borger, Texas, and joined his sister and brother in law in a small business.

Fri
07
Aug

John Kern

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John Kern

Nov. 11, 1928~July 27, 2015

 

John Kern, 86, of Marble Falls, died peacefully in Georgetown, on Monday, July 27, 2015. 

John was born on Nov. 11, 1928 to John and Cynthia Kern near Liberty Center, Ohio.  He relocated to Texas in 1973.

He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, as well as travel, fishing, wood working, and the Texas hill country. 

He worked as a manager at auto dealerships until his retirement in 1994. 

John is preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, the former Ann Vickers; his brother Dale; daughter Lori, and granddaughter Wendy. 

Fri
07
Aug

Lawrence Keith Angelocci

Angelocci

Lawrence Keith Angelocci

March 4, 1941- July 29, 2015

 

Larry Angelocci of Meadowlakes, arrived at heaven’s 19th hole on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  He ended his journey as he lived his life, with no regrets.

His life journey began in Wyandotte, Michigan on March 4, 1941.

After losing both of his parents at a young age, he lived a fast and furious life in anticipation of not seeing age 50.

Fri
07
Aug

Charles Lynn Willis

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Charles Lynn Willis

Oct. 13, 1925~July 28, 2015

 

Charles Lynn Willis passed from this life at the age of 89 on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

He was born Oct. 13, 1925, to Washington Irving and Alma Mae Willis in Arlington, Texas. Lynn graduated from Arlington High School, and from Texas Tech University, with degrees in Mechanical and Civil Engineering.

Lynn served in World War II as a Navy pilot.

 He married Bettye Ruth Flynt on Sept. 1, 1946.

Lynn started working as an engineer in Arlington, and his first job as an engineer was to help design the bomb bay doors on the B-52 bomber.

Tue
04
Aug

Theodore Carl Bruns

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Theodore Carl Bruns

April 6, 1977~June 30, 2015

 

Theodore Carl Bruns, 38, passed peacefully in his sleep on June 30, 2015, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Carl was born April, 6, 1977, in Georgetown, Texas. He moved to Rawlings, Wyoming, at a young age and that is where he spent most of his youth. He made Cheyenne his home in 1998.

He is survived by: his father; Tommy Bruns and family of Burnet, Texas; his mother, Patty Wiant of Cheyenne, Wyoming; three sisters, Marcy Martinez and husband, Abel, of England, Ruth Keller and husband, Charles, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Tommi VanRisseghem and husband, Robert, of Cheyenne, Wyoming; grandparents, T.C. and Stella Bruns of Johnson City, Texas, and several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Charles and Ruth Wiant of Saratoga, Wyoming, and an aunt, Alta Bruns Patterson of Blue Ridge, Texas.

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04
Aug

Wayne Howard Sims

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Wayne Howard Sims

Dec. 3, 1940 – July 26, 2015

 

Wayne Howard Sims, animal lover, ladies' man, Jim Beam aficionado, Mexican food connoisseur and accomplished xeriscaper, was born in Burnet County, Texas, on Dec. 3, 1940, and passed away at the age of 74 in Bexar County, Texas, on Sunday, July 26, 2015.

Upon graduating from high school in 1957, he soon realized working at the local quarry was not providing the excitement or paycheck he craved.

In 1959, he joined the Navy, earned an appointment to Air Traffic Control School based on his perfect test scores, and was stationed in Adak, Alaska, where he honed his skills.

After the Navy, Wayne returned to his beloved Texas and served as tower chief at every international airport in Texas.

Fri
31
Jul

Glenda Janet Tims Harvey

Harvey

Glenda Janet Tims Harvey

June 18, 1932 – July 21, 2015

 

For a love like no other, I thank my mother”

Glenda Janet Tims Harvey, 83, of Granbury,  Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Granbury Villa after a short illness.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.

Glenda was born on June 18, 1932, in Buffalo Springs, Texas, to Elgin Cecil and Arminta Mae Tims.

She met the love of her life,  Glennis Floyd Harvey, at an early age while she was a seventh grader in White Settlement outside of Fort Worth, where she lived with her family. Glen knew right away she was the one. 

They were married in White Settlement on June 10, 1950, in her parents’ home with her uncle, Bro. James D. Cox, officiating.

Glen and Glenda made their home in White Settlement until the grocery store business moved the family to Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1961.

Fri
31
Jul

Joyce Verlee Oberhaus

Oberhaus

Joyce Verlee Oberhaus

May 1, 1932~July 27, 2015

 

Joyce Verlee Oberhaus, 83, of Marble Falls, formerly of Muscatine, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at Silverado Care Facility in Bee Cave, Texas.

Joyce was born May 1, 1932, in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of Ralph and Florence Reynolds. She was a graduate of Muscatine High School.

She married Richard Oberhaus on May 1, 1955.

Her favorite pastimes included going to swim meets with her children, cooking, quilting/sewing, being a member of “The Winner’s Circle” Investment Club, playing cards in bridge clubs, including Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and watching “Hawkeye” basketball.

She was a life-long member of Grace Lutheran Church in Muscatine.

Anyone who knew Joyce, knew that she loved her rabbits.

Tue
28
Jul

Louis J. Weiss Jr.

Weiss

Louis J. Weiss Jr.

Feb. 26, 1934~July 10, 2015

 

Louis J. “Duke” Weiss Jr., 81, of Kingsland, passed away in his home on Friday, July 10, 2015.

Duke was born on Feb. 26, 1934, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Louis J. Weiss and Julia Mehan Weiss.

He was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He served as an Army Specialist 3(T),was a Rifle Sharpshooter and a recipient of the Good Conduct medal.

He graduated from Western Michigan University then pursued a career in management with Sinclair Oil in Chicago, Illinois.

In 1959, he married Dawn Stone and they were blessed with two children– a daughter, Sonja Haught, now of Ocala, Florida, and a son, John Weiss, now of Port St. Lucie, Florida.

In 1969, the Weiss family moved to the Dominican Republic when Duke accepted a position with Atlantic Richfield Oil Company (ARCO) in the country's capital of Santo Domingo.

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