Obits

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.

Fri
24
Jul

Stephen Roy Sylvester, Jr.

Sylvester Jr.

Stephen Roy Sylvester, Jr.

Sept. 9, 1996~July 12, 2015

 

Stephen Sylvester , 18 of Spicewood, Texas left this world on Friday July 17, 2015.

Stephen arrived into this world the same way he lived, with as much spunk and glitter as any one person could handle.

He was born in Austin, Texas on Sept. 9, 1996.

He is the son of Andrea Sylvester and stepdad Dennis Levlon Jr. of Spicewood and Stephen and Lana Sylvester of Houston, Texas.

Stephen is survived by his seven sisters, Alexandrea Sylvester and brother-in-law David Blanchard of Horseshoe Bay, Texas, Kolbee' Sylvester, and Naomi Sylvester of Spicewood, Texas, Rebekah and Elizabeth Sylvester of Houston, Julieanna and Addy Thomason of Spicewood, Texas.

Mon
20
Jul

Susan Jane Hunt

Hunt

Susan Jane Hunt

April 4, 1942~ July 13, 2015

 

Susan Jane Hunt was born on April 4, 1942, in El Paso, Texas. 

She was welcomed into heaven's gates on Monday, July 13, 2015. 

A consummate mother and wife, one of her proudest accomplishments was earning her license as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor.

In this role, she was able to help numerous individuals and families to rebuild their lives.  Helping others and making them feel special gave Susan more joy and satisfaction than just about anything.

Susan is lovingly remembered by: her husband of 53 years, James Hunt Sr.; her two children, James Jr. and Julie; her brother and sister, James Redden and Lynde Leonard, as well as many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

A memorial service in Susan's honor will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015, at

Clements Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 Hwy 281 North, Marble Falls, Texas.

Mon
20
Jul

John David Schulte Jr.

John David Schulte Jr.

July 24, 1956~July 11, 2015

                            

John David Schulte Jr., 58, of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

He was born to John David and Jean Kendrick Schulte Sr. on July 24, 1956, in Houston, Texas.

John was an interior decorator for most of his working life.

He enjoyed playing a guitar and loved music.

He was a member of the NRA and was heard many times telling friends and family that “He could sell ice to the Eskimos.”

John is survived by: his wife of 33 years, Julie Schulte of Spicewood; daughters, Sara Diane and Kelli Jean Schulte, both of Marble Falls; grandchildren, Damion, Lexie, Paul Anthony and Lilli; brother, Tom Schulte and sisters, Vicki Schulte and Barbara Reyner.

Private family services will be held.

Cremation arrangement were under the direction of Edgar-Jenkins Family Funeral Home Burnet.

Mon
20
Jul

Richard Lynn McBride

McBride

Richard Lynn McBride

Sept. 21, 1950~July 6, 2015

 

Richard “Rick” Lynn McBride, 64, of Burnet, Texas, passed away on July 6, 2015, under the outstanding care of Hospice Austin Christopher House after a short battle with cancer.

Rick was born Sept. 21, 1950, in Los Angeles, California, to Fred Benjamin and Annie Grace McBride.

He grew up in Anahuac, Texas, moved to Clovis, New Mexico, for several years, and then settled down in the Hill Country.

Rick was a loyal and dedicated foreman for Marl Delz Paint Company in Kingsland, Texas, for over 26 years. He loved his job, as well as camping, football, playing the lottery and his two grandsons more than anything.

Rick was preceded in death by: both his parents; his wife, Barbara of Rockdale; his brother, Gregory Lee McBride of Marble Falls; and brother-in-Law, Vic Butler.

Tue
14
Jul

Halton Ray Naumann

Naumann

Halton Ray Naumann

“The Love of Our Lives”

 

Halton Ray Naumann, 85, of Spicewood, Texas, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

He was born on the family farm near Spicewood to Irwin “Buddy” Naumann and Sadie Bell DeSpain Naumann.

Halton grew up in Spicewood, attended school in what is now the community center and, in the winter months, kept warm around a large wood stove.

At the age of 21 he answered the call of duty to serve his country.

He completed basic training at Fort Ord, California, and, from there, went on to serve in Korea for two years.

Upon returning home, he met Nilla Evelyn Luckie, and the two were married the following year, July 10, 1954.

He farmed and ranched all of his life and loved the outdoors.

Halton gave his heart to the Lord, June 25, 1958, and was baptized in Cypress Creek in Spicewood. He was a lifelong member, along with his family members, of the Spicewood Baptist Church.

Tue
14
Jul

Thomas Buckius Towner

Towner

Thomas Buckius Towner

Dec. 20, 1931~July 8, 2015

 

Thomas Buckius Towner of Marble Falls passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

He was born Dec. 20, 1931, to Harry LeRoy Towner and Mary Ann Bostwick. 

Thomas retired from Mountain Bell Telephone as a microwave engineer.

He also worked several years at Angel Fire Ski Resort in New Mexico.

He is survived by: his wife, Mary Margaret; son, Charles Julian of Cascade, Colorado, and daughters, Milinda Wheelis of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Mary Ruth Lambert of Marble Falls. Thomas is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Robert Towner.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clements Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls.

Online condolences may be made at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com.

Tue
14
Jul

Charles Sena

Sena

Charles Sena

 

Charles “Chuck” Sena, 86, of Austin, died on Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Seton Medical Center in Austin.

Chuck was born in Gloversville, New York, to Jack and Clara Sena.

He married Ann Halpin Sena in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1996.

He served in the US Air Force as well as the U.S. Army, in which he attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant.

He also worked in insurance sales and small business management.

Chuck loved to talk about Gloversville, the Palace Diner, Chicken Cacciatore, Ford Mustangs, the New York Yankees and the Denver Broncos.

Chuck was preceded in death by both parents and brothers, James Sena and Anthony Sena.

Tue
14
Jul

Patricia Sue Riley

Riley

Patricia Sue Riley

April 8, 1941~July 8, 2015

 

Patricia Sue “Pat” Riley, 74, of Spicewood, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Austin.

 She was born April 8, 1941, in Cleveland, Mississippi, to Melton Lee Hinton and Edna Lee Burton Hinton-Smith. 

Pat met the love of her life and married Vic Riley on Sept. 18, 1964. They had just celebrated their 50th year of marriage. 

Pat’s greatest joys in life were her family and friends. 

When her sister passed, she became a second Mom to her nieces and nephews, as well as the friends of her kids. 

She never missed her children’s activities. From sports to Scouts to being Room Mom, she was involved, usually being in on organizing and planning of all. 

Pat was a sweet soul, with never an angry word or bad thing to say about anyone.

Wed
08
Jul

Henrietta Herrington Frasier Lewis

Lewis

 

Henrietta Herrington Frasier Lewis
March 15, 1933 - June 10, 2015

The world lost a sweet soul on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 when Henrietta Lewis took her final breath and passed painlessly through Heaven's gate. 

She was born Henrietta Marie Herrington on March 15, 1933, the only daughter of Emeral and Helen Herrington, in Marble Falls. 

Henri developed a strong will and determined mindset; probably from being the only sister of six brothers:  Leroy, William, Raymond, Audie, August, and Joe. 

As each brother married, she enjoyed loving relationships with Ione, Zelda, Clarice, Jan, and Irene.
Henri found true love at the young age of 18 and married Malcolm Frasier in 1951. 

Together they had sons, Malcolm and Michael, and daughter, Cynthia. 

Sadly, Malcolm's life was cut short when he lost his battle with cancer in 1969. 

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