Obits

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Fri
29
May

Max Collier Copeland

Max Collier Copeland

March 7, 1930 – May 25, 2015

 

Max Collier Copeland, 85, moved to Heaven while in his sleep on Monday, May 25, 2015, with Glenna, his wife of 57 years, by his side.

He was the sixth and youngest child of Walter and Bessie Copeland of Vera, Texas. At the age of 16, Max became a preacher, and the first marriage he conducted was for his sister, Thelma and husband, Clifford Thomas. His father, Walter Copeland, was also a minister and taught him to “Preach the Bible with authority and love the people.” And that’s what Max did for his entire life.

Fri
29
May

Donald Eugene Lovekamp

Donald Eugene Lovekamp

March 31, 1951~May 20, 2015

                    

Donald Eugene Lovekamp passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Known simply as "Don," he was born on March 31, 1951, in Beardstown, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Milton George Henry Lovekamp; his mother, Dorothy Ellen Thomas Lovekamp, and a brother, Arla Lovekamp.
He is survived by: two brothers, Jay Lovekamp of Meredosia, Illinois, and David Lovekamp of Jacksonville, Illinois.
He is also survived by: his wife of 25 years, Nancy; daughters, Katarina Hastings of Granite Shoals, Texas, Tracy Bauers of Spicewood, Texas, Tammy Buchanan of Springfield, Illinois, and Angela Elizondo of Haltom City, Texas, and, a son, James Dale Lovekamp of Greenville, South Carolina.

Tue
31
Mar

Christopher E. Proctor

Christopher E. Proctor

Jan. 10, 1962-March 25, 2015

 

Christopher E. Proctor, 53, died March 24, 2015, after a battle against cancer.

Proctor was born Jan. 10, 1962, and he was a long-time resident of Arlington/Plano.

He is survived by his numerous family members and friends.

Christopher will be laid to rest with full military honors alongside his father in a private cemetery located in Burnet County.

Funeral arrangements were made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. in Llano. Email condolences may be sent to: whhfuneral1@verizon.net.

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