Obits

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16
Jun

Doye L. Fannin

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Doye L. Fannin

Aug. 21, 1924~June 10, 2015

 

Doye L. Fannin, 90, a native Texas and resident of Marble Falls since June 2007, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Legend Oaks/Granite Mesa Health Center in Marble Falls.

Born Aug. 21, 1924, in Mullin, Texas, she was the oldest of four children of the late Lee P. and Ruby P. Burkett.

She graduated from high school in Brownwood, Texas, in 1941 and, in 1942, she met her husband, Robert Fannin, to whom she has been married for 72 years.

She was a Christian and a member of the Robertson Avenue Baptist Church in Copperas Cove, Texas.

In addition to being a wife and the mother of three children, she began a mid-life career with the American National Red Cross, Service to Military Installations. During her career she served at multiple military bases in the United States and overseas in South Korea and Germany.

Tue
16
Jun

Myrl Dianne Robinson

Robinson

Myrl Dianne Robinson

July 18, 1940~June 13, 2015

 

Myrl Dianne Raines was born on July 18, 1940, in Stamford, Texas, to Faye Jobe and Budley Raines. She passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

A younger sister by 11 years, Myrl was practically an only child who inherited all of the audacity of her mother who was known to travel the world alone.

Myrl married her high school sweetheart, Mike Robinson, at 19 years old and was initiated into the ranching way of life in Archer City, Texas.

By age 20, Myrl was mother to eldest daughter Polly and again at 23 to Mika.

Although Myrl was a reputable cook, she is most known for her homemade bread that she made weekly for her grandchildren, church members, coworkers and the cable repairman who enabled Myrl to tune into whatever sporting event was on television.

Tue
16
Jun

Robert Terry Neal

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Robert Terry Neal

 

Robert Terry Neal of Spicewood,  passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the age of 72.

He was born and raised in Pe Ell, Washington, and obtained a degree in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Washington in 1965. 

He worked for NASA where he held various mission operations positions, including: flight lead, project lead and management at the section, branch and division levels for all manned programs from Apollo 7 through mid-2005. 

From 1969 through 1972, he was assigned to temporary duty at the then Kennedy Space Center supporting Apollo Missions 11-17 in the areas of flight crew integration, vehicle and crew equipment test and checkout and astronaut training.

His specific areas of operational expertise included Apollo, Shuttle, and space station EVA (spacewalk) systems, the flight crew equipment in those programs (including the lunar module IVA and EVA equipment) and lunar surface operations.

Fri
12
Jun

Phyllis Fay Huisenga

Phyllis Fay Huisenga

 

Phyllis Faye Huisenga, 89, of Marble Falls died Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

She was born to Jake and Fae Janssen on Aug. 1, 1925, in Lake City, Iowa.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at CookWalden Memorial Hill Cemetery in Pflugerville, Texas.

She was self-employed for 30 years. She was also a front desk manager at the Inn on Lake Travis for 25 years.

She belonged to the Disabled American Veterans, was Commander for two years and belonged to the EX POW.

She volunteered at Temple VA hospital for 25 years.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Jake and Fae Janssen; two sons, Danny Huisenga and Donald Huisenga, Jr.; one great-grandson, Jerry Lee Molene; three sisters, Elva Batz, Lavon Anderson and Evelyn Twogood, and, a brother, Harold Janssen.

Tue
02
Jun

Patrick Allen Walsh

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Patrick Allen Walsh

July 23, 1970~May 26, 2015

 

Patrick Allen Walsh, 44, of Meadowlakes, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Seton Medical Center in Round Rock, Texas.

Patrick was born July 23, 1970, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Billy Allen Walsh and Ruth Elaine Janssen Walsh.

Patrick met his wife, Kelly Ortiz Walsh, and they were married on Feb. 20, 1994, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Patrick began his hospitality career at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska.

He then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he continued to grow and find success in the hotel hospitality industry. 

As he continued success, he was brought to Horseshoe Bay Resort to lead the events and banquets team on a journey of success.

Patrick was preceded in death by: his father, Bill Walsh; grandparents, Walter and Viola Janssen and Robert and Sylvia Walsh; an uncle, Lonnie Patterson, and cousins, Randy and Benjamin Patterson.

Tue
02
Jun

H. Dale Tucker

Tucker

H. Dale Tucker

May 30, 1927~May 27, 2015

 

H. Dale Tucker – Enough said!
H. Dale Tucker of Marble Falls died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, three days before his 88th birthday.

He was born in Dallas, Texas, on May 30, 1927, to Rufus Tucker and Sylvia Shillings Tucker. 
A 1945 graduate of Burnet High School, Dale then entered U.S. Army Basic Training in Ft. Roberts, California, and then traveled to Vienna, Austria, as a payroll clerk in the Army of Occupation.

While in the Army, Dale had earned college credits at New Mexico A&M and Texas Tech Universities. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1950 earning a degree in electrical engineering.
Dale met Vashti Smith of Marble Falls in 1947. They married in the Marble Falls First Methodist Church on Sept. 10, 1949, and completed their degrees after they married.  

Tue
02
Jun

Glenn Edward Page

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Glenn Edward Page

June 5, 1933~May 30, 2015

 

Glenn Edward Page, 81, of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away in Blanco, Texas, on Saturday, May 30, 2015. 

Glenn was born on June 5, 1933, in Granger, Texas, to David Waymon Page and Lily Opal Farr Page. 

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, retired from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) after many years of faithful employment, and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and dear friend who will be missed by many.

Glenn was preceded in death by: his parents; first wife, Lois Jean Krueger Page; an infant brother, Marion Eugene Page; brother, Melvin Page; sister-in-law, Bertha Page, and a brother-in-law, Egon Artzt.

Tue
02
Jun

James Leon Bailey

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James Leon Bailey

Dec. 24, 1925~May 26, 2015

               

James Leon Bailey, born Dec. 24, 1925, left this Earth on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

He was born in Spicewood, Texas, to Oscar and Margaret Bailey.

He was preceded in death by: his mother and father; sisters, Edith and Valree; brother, Carl, and son, Michael.

Survived by: his wife, Anita; daughters, Judy Bailey of Utopia and Kristie Eason of Marble Falls; grandsons, Josh and Bailey Jackson, Ace and Jett Eason; granddaughter, Tori Bailey of Beeville; great-granddaughters, Kiera Lynn and Kaitlynn of Beeville; sister, Norma Lee Tomison of Austin; loving nieces, nephews and so many friends.

He loved his family and loved his friends.

Leon and Anita were married 47 years as of this year on May 18, 2015.

They made a home in Spicewood in 1972 on the Old Home place of Leon’s parents.

Fri
29
May

John M. Tate

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John M. Tate

Dec. 12, 1926~May 25, 2015

 

John M. (Jack) Tate went to join his mother, father, his brothers and sister and two previous wives in Heaven on Monday, May 25, 2015.

For Jack, to have gone to Heaven on Memorial Day was very befitting as he was very proud to have served his country during World War II.

Jack was born in Drummonds, Tennessee, on Dec. 12, 1926. He lived many years in Memphis, Tennessee, and was the owner of Jack Tate’s Restaurant Supply there.

Because his first wife, Patricia Chaffee Tate, was in bad health, he sold his business and moved to Durango, Colorado.

After Patricia’s death, he later married Ollie Oldam.  They moved to Kingsland, Texas, where Ollie passed away.

Later, Jack married Wilma Molpus and she survives him.

They were married 11 years at the time of Jack’s death. Jack had no children but was very proud of and loved his nieces and nephews.

Fri
29
May

Vivian Bernetta Ross

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Vivian Bernetta Ross

March 18, 1920~May 25, 2015

 

Vivian Bernetta Ross passed from this life on May 25, 2015.

Vivian was born in Spicewood, Texas, on March 18, 1920, to Clarence and Ruth Denniston Lewis.

Vivian and her husband, Glynn Dillard Ross, owned Texaco Gas Stations and Vivian was the bookkeeper for the business. They had two children.

Vivian is survived by: her children, Glen Dwane Ross of Austin, Texas, and Anita Gail Aten of Thornton, Colorado; her grandchildren, Rebecca (Andy) Hoke of Byers, Colorado, Joe Aten of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Jeanette Vidmar (Dennis) of Denver, Colorado, Kenneth Aten (Shannon) of Thornton, Colorado, Cynthia Ann Ross of Flower Mound, Texas and Gregory Ross of Bedford, Texas. Also surviving are: great-grandchildren, Cassie Hinkley, Chase Hinkley, Casey Ross, Garrett Ross, Jason Hoke, Lindsey Hoke, Alex Aten, Emily Aten, Elijah Vidmar and Adam Adams.

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