Obits

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15
Jan

Robert Lee Glover

Robert Lee Glover

Dec. 16, 1940~ Jan. 1, 2016

 

Robert “Bob” Lee Glover was born Dec. 16, 1940, in Van Zandt County, Texas, to Leo and Adene Glover.

He passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at the age of 75 years.

Bob graduated from Kountze High School in 1958 and earned his Master's Degree in Education from Sam Houston State College in 1969.

Upon graduation he began teaching vocational agriculture and taught at Huntsville High School and Katy High School.

In 1985, Bob joined the Texas General Land Office where he served in many capacities including Director of Land Management until his retirement in 2003.

Bob enjoyed flying, boating, sailing, fishing, NASCAR, gardening and restoration projects.

He was a great friend and mentor.

He loved visiting and helping family, friends, neighbors and people in the community.

Thu
14
Jan

Emil Max Stieler

Emil Max Stieler

 

The greatest generation lost one of its finest members on Friday, Jan. 06 2016.

Emil Max Stieler exemplified what it means to be a family man and a true Texan.

He answered his country's call and served proudly in World War II in the South Pacific Theater with the U.S. Army.

Upon his return he spent many years ranching in the Texas Hill Country and took joy in teaching his granddaughters about life on the ranch.

He will be missed by many.

He was born in Gillespie County, Texas, the son of Gus and Mata Hart Stieler. They preceded him in death, as did his wife, Minetta Hope Stieler, five brothers, one sister and one daughter-in-law, Sandy Stieler.

He is survived by: his son, Ricky Wayne Stieler; six grandchildren, Natasha Stieler, Heather Marlow, Tommy Davis, Kenneth Davis, Stephanie Bass and Rick Morris; 14 great-grandchildren and many other loving relatives and dear friends.

Thu
14
Jan

Sherry Lee Pritchett

Sherry Lee Pritchett

July 22, 1944~Jan. 7, 2016

 

Sherry Lee Pritchett, 71, of Buchanan Dam, Texas, and formerly of Lampasas, Texas, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at her home.

Sherry was born July 22, 1944, in Lampasas, the daughter of Kellis Elder and Laura Smithwick Elder.

She attended local schools and after graduation attended the College of Cosmetology in Killeen to earn her beauty license.

She owned and operated Sherry’s Coiffeurs.

Sherry loved pets, shopping and arts and crafts.

Survivors include: her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Debra Barker of Georgetown; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Chris Allen of Austin; grandchildren, Jennifer Rogers and husband, Mark, Ryan Barker and Brandi Allen, and, three great-grandchildren, Haelyn Rogers, Hope Rogers and Hunter Rogers, as well as close friend, Martell Biddle, of Buchanan Dam.

Thu
14
Jan

Dixie Ann Moore

Dixie Ann Moore

Feb. 26, 1953~Dec. 25, 2015

 

Dixie Ann Moore, 62, beloved mother and grandmother and a resident of Kingsland, Texas, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, in her home.

Dixie was born on Feb. 26, 1953, to Charles Adams and Ouida Young Adams.

Her parents preceded her in death, as did her spouse, David Moore.

She is survived by: sons, Tony Denbow of Kingsland, Chris Denbow and wife, BriAnna, of Amarillo and Benjamin Moore of Morristown, Arizona; sisters, Karen Davis and husband, Nolan, of Granite Shoals and Judy Cravens of Marble Falls; brother, Joe Adams of Marble Falls; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials to Dixie may be made in the form of donations to The American Cancer Society or the Livestrong Foundation.

Thu
14
Jan

Jack Edward Caylor

Jack Edward Caylor

Sept. 7, 1930~Jan. 8, 2016

 

Mr. Jack Edward Caylor of Victoria, Texas, born on Sept. 7, 1930, in Jasper, Texas, to Chester and Lottie Caylor went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the age of 85 years.

Jack retired after 34 years with Exxon.

His hobbies included fishing, gardening and hunting and he attended Faith Family Church.

Those who knew Jack were aware of his deep love and devotion to his wife of 65 years, his fond affection for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as his unwavering faith in God.  

Although he will be greatly missed, his family has been left with a legacy of love that far surpasses any grief felt by his absence.  

Our father built his life on things eternal and is now holding onto God’s unwavering hand.

Fri
08
Jan

Kenneth Gene Walker

Kenneth Gene Walker

Aug. 15, 1936~Dec. 30, 2015

 

Kenneth Gene Walker was born to Creola and Adolph Walker on August 15, 1936, and died on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.

His family was by his side throughout the final days of his life and rejoice in the knowledge that they were able to hold and comfort him as he peacefully departed this earth. 

Ken grew up in Weslaco, Texas, and later served in the United States Air Force from 1954-1966.  He met and married his wife, Valerie, while stationed in Madrid, Spain. 

This union was blessed with two children, Steve and Sara. 

He later served in Thailand during the Vietnam conflict and upon leaving the service he resided in Austin, Texas, where he was a Texaco dealer for many years.

In 1979, Ken discovered Horseshoe Bay, Texas and this beautiful community on Lake LBJ became his retirement home for the remainder of his life. 

Fri
08
Jan

George Raymond Scruggs

George Raymond Scruggs

April 21, 1913~June 23, 1949

 

George Raymond Scruggs, the son of George Washington Scruggs and Zula Lee Venable, was born April 21, 1913 in Seadrift, Texas.

He was reported as having died June 23, 1949, in the Dominican Republic.

On June 19, 1949, Scruggs, a radio operator and engineer; John W. Chewning, pilot; and Habat J. Maroot, co-pilot; landed their PBY aircraft in the bay at Luperon, Dominican Republic, to deliver supplies and soldiers in support of the resistance against the Dominican dictator, Trujillo.

After their aircraft was destroyed by Dominican military forces, they attempted to escape overland to Haiti.

Captured by the military, they were tortured and executed on direct orders of Trujillo and buried in an unmarked grave on a hill overlooking the bay.

Chewning and Maroot were disinterred in August 1949, but George Raymond was left behind.

Fri
04
Dec

Aurelia Louise Sell

Aurelia Louise Sell

March 9, 1937~Nov. 30, 2015

 

Aurelia “Rae” Louise Sell of Horseshoe Bay, Texas, passed away on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.

She was born March 9, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois, to Marian and Joan Zajac Bogdan.

Rae was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands, Frederick Sell and Jay Strickland, and son, Scott Sell.

She is survived by: daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Roger; daughter, Jill; son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Esther; grandson, Scott, and granddaughters, Sarah, Rachel and Lauren, all of Texas.

A rosary will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, at 7 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bay.

A funeral service will be on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bay.

Fri
04
Dec

Barbara Sadler

Barbara Sadler

Oct. 5, 1930~Dec. 2, 2015

 

Barbara Sadler, 85, of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. 

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church, 401 East Cypress Street in Johnson City, Texas.

Barbara Norman Sadler was born on Oct. 5, 1930, to David and Lucille Norman, a pioneer family of Killeen, Texas. She was the second of four children. 

She graduated from Killeen High School and attended Texas Christian University. 

Barbara married William King “Bill” Sadler on Dec. 25, 1949. Together they raised five children. 

They lived in Killeen where Barbara was a homemaker to the family and stood by Bill's side as he built businesses in the sheet metal, air conditioning and ready-mix industries.  

In 1978, they moved to Marble Falls.

Fri
04
Dec

Maybelle Weisinger Hibler

Maybelle Weisinger Hibler

Aug. 24, 1925~Nov. 23, 2015

 

Maybelle Weisinger Hibler passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at the age of 90 years.

Maybelle was born Aug. 24, 1925, in Hackett, Wisconsin, to Joseph and Frances Madglen Weisinger.

In 1931, with her parents, she moved from Wisconsin to Burnet, Texas, where her dad found work building Buchanan Dam.

She always said they never moved back to Wisconsin because her brother fell in love with Avis Schilling and her mother would not leave Texas without her son. Maybelle was a Texan from then on.

Maybelle married Richard ‘Dick’ Hibler on Nov. 20, 1943. They were married for 57 years at the time of his death.

Maybelle was preceded in death by: her husband; her parents; brother, Ray Weisinger; daughter, Cherry Hibler; son-in-law, Greg Thompson, and, great-grandson, Randall Hibler.

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