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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home

At Weed-Corley-Fish, we’ve helped families honor their loved ones for over a hundred years. All of our conveniently-located chapels are peaceful, soothing places for your family and friends to gather for remembrance and recollection. And our dedication to your comfort, attention to detail, and honor for local traditions assure you of the most dignified and personalized services as you plan your tribute.

Our Obituaries

Jo Anna Carr Baker

April 16, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Jo Anna Carr Baker Our beloved Jo Anna Carr Baker, age 87, was called by our Heavenly Father on Saturday, October 22, 2016 after a lengthy struggle following a massive stroke in 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, George B and Ruth R Wilcox. Jo Anna is survived by her loving husband Samuel H Baker: her children, Barton Carr, Larry Carr, Debra Carr and Ruth Carr-Wegman, numerous...
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Carolyn Van Camp Coe

November 9, 1942 - October 22, 2016

Carolyn Van Camp Coe, 73, of Kerrville, passed away in Austin, TX on Saturday, October 22, 2016. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 9, 1942. Her parents were George and Agnes Van Camp. She proudly graduated from St. John's School in Houston in 1960 and attended Southern Methodist University. She began her career at Tenneco in Houston and then briefly sold real estate in Dallas,...
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Reese Brighton Pilcher

March 15, 2016 - October 21, 2016

Reese Brighton Pilcher, age 7 months, died unexpectedly on Friday, October 21, 2016, at her home in Midland, Texas. Reese was born on March 15, 2016, in Midland, TX, to parents Tara and Kendyll Pilcher. Reese is survived by her parents, Tara and Kendyll; her sister, Brinley Pilcher; her paternal grandmother, Michelle "Nini" Pilcher; her paternal grandfather, John "Papa" Pilcher; her...
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Dorothy Mae Richards Hutchison

September 28, 1920 - October 19, 2016

Dorothy Mae Richards Hutchison of Austin died on October 19, 2016, surrounded by her devoted children. Dorothy was born in San Marcos, TX, September 28, 1920 to Harold and Sue Cox Richards. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1942 and spent her professional life teaching high school English, impacting hundreds of students at Lanier High School in Austin,...
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Rudolph Martin Keimowitz, MD

August 30, 1935 - October 19, 2016

Rudolph M. Keimowitz, M.D., 81, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Oct. 19, 2016. He was born on Aug. 30, 1935 in Middletown, NY, to Anna (Travers) and Henry Keimowitz. After retiring from his 35-year career as a hematologist at Gunderson Clinic in Lacrosse, WI, he became one of the great pioneers in the emerging field of palliative care in Minneapolis, MN. With his...
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Mary T. Guerrant

May 7, 1925 - October 18, 2016

Dr. Mary T. Guerrant, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Austin, TX. Mary was born May 7, 1925 in Taft, TX to William and Mary Burnett Thorington. Mary received her BA degree from Austin College in 1946, her Master of Music degree at Texas Tech University in 1971, and her Ph.D degree in fine arts in 1976. Mary studied piano with Rosalyn Tureck in London, England, Bomar Cramer of...
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Adell Dorsett Bernhardt

September 22, 1924 - October 18, 2016

Adell Dorsett Bernhardt, Loving Mother and Grandmother, 92, of Austin, Texas passed away October 18, 2016. She is survived by Linda and Don Latta, Wanda Bernhardt, Patsy Bernhardt, Darlene and Sammy Ellison, Tonia Moore, Laurie and Eli Jurado and Sammy, Ray and Drake Jurado, and many other beloved family members and friends. She was preceded in death by Jennifer Nicole Ellison and her husband...
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Loraine Keilers Bazan

January 4, 1939 - October 18, 2016

Loraine Keilers Bazán, age 77, was born in Woodsboro, Texas on January 4, 1939. On October 18, after a 10 year battle with cancer she passed into Heaven to be in Christ's arms where she will be in peace forever. Loraine was preceded in death by her parents, Werner and Fay Keilers. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Hugo Alberto Bazán, her children Carlos and Sherry Bazán, Christian...
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Miriam Back Simmons

April 8, 1912 - October 17, 2016

Miriam Back Simmons was born April 08, 1912 in Pensacola , Florida and passed away October 17, 2016 after living a long and an incredibly amazing life. The world lost a gifted woman, who was well ahead of her time. She was a writer, a business woman, a poet, and a model of compassion and support. In high school, she worked on the Pensacola News Journal and interviewed presidential candidate...
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Thomas Robert Winkley

January 14, 1949 - October 17, 2016

Thomas Robert Winkley, the sweetest father and husband, left our lives Monday, October 17th, 2016. Tom was the most generous person we were lucky to have known, and his love and energy remains with all of his loved ones and friends. Tom, most recently, was the president of Winkley Engineering, Inc. Throughout his life, he was an avid water skier, snow skier, musician, poet, thinker,...
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Dorothy Little Calhoun

November 23, 1932 - October 17, 2016

Dorothy (Little) Calhoun, 83, of Austin, passed away at home October 17, 2016. She was born November 23, 1932 in Cleveland, TX, to Howard and Claudie Moody Little. Dorothy retired from Accounting at the Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX. She especially loved her family, gardening and creating jewelry. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edgar Roy Calhoun; two children...
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William Adolph Wadsack

September 12, 1918 - October 17, 2016

William Adolph Wadsack, 98, died on October 17, 2016 in Lakeway, Texas. He was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1940 and received a Commission in the US Army as well as a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity; and Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi, scientific honorary societies. He served five years on...
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Zachary Jerome Schmidt

September 27, 1983 - October 15, 2016

Zachary Jerome Schmidt, 33, of Austin, Texas, photographer and model, died Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Austin, Texas following a single car collision. Born September 27, 1983 in Austin, Texas, Zachary attended Bowie High School and Austin Community College. He worked several years as a land surveyor in the Austin area before launching a career in the photography and modeling industry. Zachary...
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Ae Yong Bergquist

July 29, 1954 - October 15, 2016

On October 15, 2016, Ae Yong Bergquist, passed away in Indianapolis, IN, after a tragic car accident, followed by three weeks in the ICU. She and her husband were traveling to Texas, in order to visit her daughters. Ae Yong was born July 29,1954 in Incheon, South Korea in a refugee camp after her parents escaped North Korea during the Korean War. Her parents started a successful business in...
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Bettie Quinn Porter

November 18, 1920 - October 14, 2016

Bettie Quinn Porter, 95 years young, retired claims examiner for the Texas Employment Commission and lifelong caregiver took the mischievous twinkle in her eye and her brilliant smile to be with her Lord and Savior on October 14th, 2016 in Austin Texas. She was born November 18th, 1920 in Midland Pennsylvania to John J. and Florence Quinn. Bettie was a lifelong resident of Austin and proud...
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Betty Jean Dougherty

December 27, 1933 - October 14, 2016

Betty Jean Dougherty, age 82 of Del Valle, Texas passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016. She was born on Wednesday, December 27, 1933 to Henry and Mildred Rhymes in Austin, Texas. Betty worked in the Healthcare Industry as a Nurse. Betty is survived by five children; seventeen grandchildren; forty eight great-grandchildren; one brother; one aunt; numerous nieces, nephew and cousins. ...
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Lena Daidone

July 29, 1915 - October 13, 2016

Lena Daidone of Lakeway, TX died on October 13, 2016 at the age of 101. Lena was born of Italian immigrants living in Newark, NJ and lived a long and happy life. Her father Pasquale Attanasio was a shoe-maker with his own shop. Lena's mother Antoinette (Cerqua) was at home with the family consisting of Joe, Nick and Gerard. They all lived in the back of the Shoe Shop in a small room for a few...
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Antonio Ayala

November 5, 1965 - October 12, 2016

Antonio Ayala, age 50 of Austin passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He was born on Friday, November 5, 1965 to Daniel and Maria Ayala in Brownsville, Texas. Antonio is survived by his wife, Luisa Ayala; siblings, Daniel Ayala III and wife Colleen, Cele Ayala and wife Melba, Jose Ayala and wife Nancy, Ida Moore, Georgina Lartigue, Rose Quintero, Cindy Martinez and husband Greg; step...
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Victoria V. Campos

October 18, 1925 - October 12, 2016

Victoria V. Campos age 90 of Austin passed away peacefully in Beaufort, South Carolina on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born on October 18, 1925 in Berclair, Texas, Goliad County. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Jose A. Campos, and her cherished daughter, Rosie Belinda Garcia. Victoria is survived by her daughters, Vera (Richard) Gwin, Martha ...
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Harold G. Daves

November 15, 1928 - October 11, 2016

Harold G. Daves, a resident of Baton Rouge for 60 years, passed away peacefully at the age of 87 surrounded by his family in Austin, Texas. He was born November 15, 1928 on a farm in Lowndes County, Mississippi to Ida Ethel Daves and Arthur Laney Daves. He was the youngest of seven children. Harold received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University and went on to serve...
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Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain

April 23, 1924 - October 11, 2016

Lucile Dorsett Chamberlain, age 92, died peacefully Tuesday, October 11, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1924 to Emma Estelle Lee Dorsett and John Bee Dorsett in Austin, Texas. Cile was one of the youngest of ten siblings. Her father died early in her life and her mother and brothers and sisters settled in what later became Tarrytown. They built several houses on Ash Street near Lake Austin ...
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James Robert Maggio

November 6, 1958 - October 10, 2016

James Robert Maggio, 57, Austin, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia H. Maggio; son Nicholas James and wife Bennett, daughter Caitlin Grace; father Paul S. Maggio; sisters Paula M. Perry and Patti M. Shannon, brother Jon Mark Maggio; eleven nephews and two nieces; many relatives and his beloved dog Maverick. He is preceded in death by his mother...
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Frances Mary Besselle

April 23, 1928 - October 10, 2016

Frances Mary Besselle, age 88 of Austin passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1928 to William and Frances Keller in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a Lady of Charity, Frances volunteered over 30 years at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store on Congress Avenue. Her compassion to help others in need will be remembered by those whose paths she crossed. In her travels as a...
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Jo Ann Margaret Cornet

October 30, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Dr. Jo Ann Margaret Cornet, a long-time resident of Lakeway, Texas, passed away on October 9 at age 87. Hers was a fulfilling life that took her to every continent and created a network of personal and professional friends, young and old, in health care, sports, business, and charitable endeavors. A friend to people, cats, golfers, Ronald McDonald House, and all things Texas—especially UT...
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Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer, "Jackie"

July 11, 1950 - October 8, 2016

Jacqueline Wilson Ferrer A beautiful soul has left her family and friends behind. Jackie knew how to fill our hearts with love, laughter and truth. No matter who you were, or where you were from, she always found a way to make you feel "the love", a universal acceptance. While in her company, Jackie would inevitably find a way to make you smile and forget about the...
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Edna Kettler Thompson Markham

February 23, 1927 - October 8, 2016

Edna Kettler Thompson Markham was born on February 23, 1927 and passed away on October 8, 2016. She was one of four children born to William and Emma K. Kettler, at their home in Coryell County, near Gatesville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother Henry and sisters Hennie and Ella. Edna was the last survivor of her family. She grew up known as Baby Sister, living near St. John...
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Robert "Bob" L. Williamson

June 3, 1931 - October 7, 2016

LTC (Ret) Robert L. "Bob" Williamson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed peacefully to be with the Lord, surrounded by loved ones after his courageous battle with cancer ended on October 7, 2016. Bob was born in Joplin, MO in 1931 to Gage E. & Marjorie Linn Williamson. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret "Joan" Williamson. He is also survived by his 7...
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Elva "Jackie" Menking

May 9, 1931 - October 5, 2016

Elva "Jackie" Menking, age 85, passed away peacefully at Cornerstone Hospital in Austin, Texas on October 5, 2016. Jackie was born on May 9, 1931 in Austin, Texas to James and Pearl Short. After her parents passed away at a young age her uncle Claude Cooper and his wife Clara took her in and raised her as their own. Jackie attended Austin High School and went on to acquire her Associates...
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Ann J. Knight

October 24, 1926 - October 3, 2016

Ann J. Knight, was almost 90 when she passed away on Monday, Oct 3. Ann is survived by her husband, Lt Gen. James Arthur Knight Jr. (Ret), their son, Lt. Col. Steven James Knight (Ret) and his wife Gail, as well as grandchildren Kristopher, Kasey, Jesse, and Travis, 3 great grandchildren, and niece Judy Ellis. Ann was extremely proud to be the daughter, wife, and mother of an Air Force...
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Tracy Ann Burk

September 28, 1963 - October 3, 2016

Tracy Ann Burk, 53, a resident of Austin, Texas passed away Monday, October 3rd at the Christopher House in Austin. The daughter of Duane and Mary (Rattenborg) Burk, was born in Atlantic, Iowa on September 28, 1963, where she attended high school. She also attended Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. Tracy started working at the age of 14 as a server at Van's Chat n Chew in...
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Rolf Henry Wellnitz

May 27, 1956 - October 2, 2016

Rolf Henry Wellnitz, 60, passed away October 2, 2016, in Austin, Texas. He was born May 27, 1956 in Grossauheim, Germany where his grandmother, Lisbeth Wellnitz, brought 'Rolfi' to the United States at age 3. Rolf attended A&M Consolidated High School in Bryan, Texas and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 18. Beginning service in 1974, he served for six years in the United...
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Terry Gabrielson

December 6, 1941 - October 2, 2016

Mr. Terrance "Terry" Roy Gabrielson, age 74, died on October 2, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Terry was a beloved son, husband, father, uncle, neighbor, and friend. He was born on December 6, 1941 in Grand Rapids and grew up in northern Minnesota. He graduated from St. Cloud State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master's degree in education administration. He also...
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Donald "Donnie" Wayne Oldham

February 19, 1956 - October 1, 2016

Donald Wayne Oldham (Donnie), 60, of Austin, TX, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016. He was born Sunday, February 19, 1956 to Raymond Oldham and Nihla Bridgewater in San Bernardino, California, but later moved to Texas where he resided upon his death. He is preceded in death by father, Ray Oldham; mother, Nihla Bridgewater. Donald is survived by his children, Angela Humphrey, C.J....
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Gregory Roach

August 7, 1987 - October 1, 2016

Gregory M. Roach, 29, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 1, 2016. He courageously battled and conquered a liver transplant, lymphoma, and most recently a stem cell transplant. Despite his ongoing battle with primary sclerosing cholangitis, his passing was unexpected. Gregory was born on August 7, 1987 in Austin, the son of Suzanne Mann Latimer and Mark Roach. He attended Hyde Park...
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Edwin Milford Goldman

June 6, 1928 - October 1, 2016

Edwin Milford Goldman of Austin, died Saturday October 1, 2016. Edwin was known as "Don" to many. Don was born June 6, 1928 in Victoria, Texas to Edwin Charles and Pearl Kay Goldman. He attended Texas Military Institute & Lampasas High School and was a 1946 graduate of Austin High School. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1950 with a BBA degree and was a life member of Phi...
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Mary-Lynn Adams Polk

June 13, 1946 - September 30, 2016

Mary-Lynn Adams Polk, 70, of Austin passed away peacefully September 30, 2016. She was raised in Natchez, Mississippi, the daughter of Stacy and Cleo Adams, and graduated from Mississippi State College for Women in 1967 with a dual-degree in Mathematics and English. While working as a computer programmer with IBM, she met Darryl Polk in Huntsville, Alabama, and they were married in 1972. Mary...
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James Edward Berry

July 17, 1956 - September 30, 2016

Mr. James Edward Berry went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 30, 2016. He was born July 17, 1956, in Austin, Texas, to Thelma Lorine Berry and James Franklin Berry. Prior to moving to Dime Box, Texas in early 2016, he lived in Bastrop, Texas on the family ranch that he and his family built. He was a 7th generation Texan, tracing his roots back to before the Republic of Texas. ...
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Juanita Crispina Rodriguez

October 25, 1927 - September 29, 2016

Juanita Crispina Reyes Rodriguez, 88 of Austin passed away at her home on September 29, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; two sisters; three children; and her husband. Juanita is survived by her children, Ausencia R. Luna, Cirilda R. Reyes (Juan), Manuel R. Rodriguez (Rachel), Isabel R. Rodriguez (Elsa), Mariano R. Rodriguez, and Daniel R. Rodriguez (Roxanne). ...
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Alexandra Evangelia Macdonald

January 12, 1926 - September 29, 2016

Alexandra Evangelia Macdonald passed away Sept 29, 2016. She was born Jan 12, 1926 in Piraeus, Greece to Demetra Karajannis and Mathew Economides. Her parents were from Greek Asia minor and emigrated to Athens after the Turkish occupation of Smyrna in 1923. Her mother was a teacher and her father a businessman. Alexandra's mother was killed in the last air bombing of Athens in 1944. ...
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Ken Kenigsberg

June 23, 1929 - September 27, 2016

Reuben Kenneth ("Ken") Kenigsberg was born June 23rd, 1929 and died September 27th, 2016 at the age of 87 after complications from a subdural hematoma. Ken devoted his life to saving children. In his 40 years of practicing medicine, he was chief of pediatric surgery at North Shore University Hospital; he performed one of the first successful separations of conjoined twins in the United States;...
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Lynda Menn

May 20, 1941 - September 25, 2016

Lynda Elmore Burford Menn was born on May 20, 1941, and was set free by her Savior, Jesus Christ on September 25, 2016. Lynda was born in Lubbock, Texas, to Leroy and Dortha Elmore. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock and attended Texas Tech University, where she was an active member and officer of Delta Delta Delta national sorority. While attending Texas Tech University, she was...
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Mary Whiteaker Perry

December 10, 1927 - September 25, 2016

Mary Whiteaker Perry of Cedar Park, Texas went to be with the Lord at the age of 88 on Sunday, September 25, 2016 as a result of end stage dementia. She had been a resident of Sagebrook Health Center since November of 2013. Mary was born on December 10, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas to Radelle Cocreham Whiteaker and Jesse Elbert Whiteaker. She had two loving brothers James Elbert Whiteaker (Bert...
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Brent Douglas Beare

July 20, 1972 - September 24, 2016

Brent D. Beare, a seventh generation Texan whose ancestral roots are traced back to the Republic of Texas, died quietly and peacefully of natural causes at his home in Lakeway on September 24, 2016. Brent was born in Longview, Texas in 1972. Brent was a natural born musician who started unexpectedly picking out the notes of church hymns on a church piano after Sunday services when he was...
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Jolene Stroud Jacks

May 9, 1948 - September 23, 2016

Jolene Stroud Jacks age 68 died peacefully in her Spicewood home on Friday, September 23, 2016. She is survived by her mother, Ruth F. Stroud, her older brother Ray Stroud and three younger sisters: Judy Stroud, Kathy Nail and Donna Edmundson. She leaves behind her daughters Shelly Penner and Melissa Jacks, their spouses Jon Penner and Christine Chamberlin as well as three beautiful...
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Michael Cromwell Crowley

February 19, 1951 - September 23, 2016

Michael Crowley was born on February 19, 1951, in Dallas, Texas and died on September 23, 2016, in Austin, Texas. The family moved to Austin in 1959 with Michael attending St. Austin's Catholic School, St. Edward's High School and graduating from McCallum High School in 1969 as a proud member of the Royal Court Players (RCP). He went on to earn his BA in English from The University of Texas...
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James "Jim" Richard Boylan

November 29, 1940 - September 22, 2016

Jim passed peacefully on September 22, 2016, at the age of 75. He was a long-time resident of Montclair, New Jersey and, later, of Spring Branch, Texas. His family and friends are grateful for his generous, caring and courageous spirit and his quick wit, which will be missed by all who knew him. Jim was born in Detroit, Michigan to Ruth Fenton and Harold Boylan. After a four-year stint in...
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Stephen Dennis

April 29, 1946 - September 22, 2016

Dr. Stephen Dennis Our much loved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sept. 22, 2016. Steve loved learning, loved discussing politics, and loved being Jewish. He was an avid reader, and was a creative photographer. Steve received a B.S. degree from Long Island University, and a masters and Ph.D from New York University. His love of children led to a career as teacher, guidance...
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Harry Emil Ullmann

May 11, 1928 - September 22, 2016

Harry Emil Ullmann was called by our heavenly Father on 22 September, 2016. Harry was born to Emil and Caralina Ullmann on May 11, 1928 in Floresville, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy from July of 1947 to June of 1950. He moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico in September of 1950 where he worked at the Duval Corporation as business manager. In October of 1967, he moved to Austin with his family to work...
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Kent Morrison Rider

February 7, 1946 - September 21, 2016

Kent Morrison Rider, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He was recovering from open-heart bypass surgery and was under treatment for mantle cell lymphoma. Kent was born on February 7, 1946, in Austin to Violet McLaurin and G. Kent Rider. Kent was a native Austinite and was descended from the original 300 settler families of Stephen F. Austin. He attended...
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Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens

May 4, 1924 - September 21, 2016

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend Margaret Odeal Nauert Dickens, age 92, of Austin, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016. She was born on May 4, 1924 to William and Selma (Wieland) Nauert in Dessau, Texas. Margaret was predeceased in death by her father and mother, her husband who was the love of her life, Lewis E. "Babe" Dickens, Sr., son Lewis E. 'Bubba'...
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Nelda Marie Munguia

October 24, 1927 - September 20, 2016

Nelda Marie Munguia passed peacefully in her sleep early Tuesday morning, September 20, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Munguia was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 24, 1927, the only surviving child of the late Anita and Edward Dominguez. As a child, she lived in several places in Texas and Louisiana where her father, a civil engineer, was involved in large WPA Projects. She attended Martin...
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D. J. "Judd" Longley

September 9, 1929 - September 19, 2016

D. J. "Judd" Longley, DDS passed away peacefully on September 19, 2016 at age 87. He and his wife Polly were married 64 years and lived in Austin since their retirement in 1995. Judd was known as a painless dentist practicing his profession for forty years – first in Midland, Texas – then for thirty years in Deer Park. Judd is also survived by his three children, Paul Longley of Austin;...
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Olivia Gonzales Salinas

January 20, 1924 - September 19, 2016

Olivia Gonzales Salinas passed on to Heaven on September 19, 2016. Olivia was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Her most shining achievement is the heritage of Christian faith she leaves behind to her family. Born in Lytton Springs, she and her husband Pete Salinas, Sr. moved to Austin in 1941, where they raised seven children. ...
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Jessie B. Shelby

March 15, 1923 - September 19, 2016

Jessie B. Shelby was born on March 15, 1923 and most blessedly went to be with her Lord on the evening of September 19, 2016. As the ninth of ten children and the eighth of nine girls, she grew up just west of downtown along Shoal Creek at the corner of Ninth Street and Henderson. As a lifelong Austinite, Jessie B. attended Palm Elementary, University Junior High and graduated from Austin High...
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Susan O. Sheridan

June 27, 1949 - September 18, 2016

Susan O. Sheridan, born on June 27, 1949, peacefully went home to see her Heavenly Father while surrounded by her family on September 18, 2016. She was preceded in death and will be greeted in Heaven by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ostrander of Normandy, Missouri and her brother Bradley Ostrander. Left to cherish in her memory are her loving husband of 49 years, Thomas E. Sheridan; her...
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Lucille Jeannette Lancaster

February 3, 1928 - September 18, 2016

Lucille Jeannette Lancaster, 88, of Austin, TX was called home by her Heavenly Father on September 18, 2016. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5-7 PM and services on Thursday morning at 10 AM, both at the Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home on 2620 S Congress Ave. Internment is to follow at Forest Oaks Cemetery in Oak Hill. Pallbearers are Barrett Lancaster, Chad Lancaster, Brad...
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Jo Dawn Noble

February 17, 1943 - September 18, 2016

Jo Dawn Noble, 73, passed peacefully from this life to the next on Sunday, September 18th at her home in Austin, Texas, after a lengthy fight with lung cancer. Born on February 17th, 1943, she was the first daughter and third child of Roy and Dora Hill of Amarillo, TX. Jo Dawn studied English literature at West Texas State University and Texas Christian University before completing a Master of...
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Judith Evelyn Filler

January 14, 1949 - September 17, 2016

Daughter of Louis and Shulamith (Burstein) Filler. World traveler, connoisseur and cook, gardener, book and movie lover, spiritual seeker, animal lover, and tireless advocate for the poor and marginalized, she made a positive difference in many lives. Jude was raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio, spent some high school years in Israel, and graduated from Antioch College. She traveled in Latin...
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Harry L. Bengtson

September 4, 1930 - September 17, 2016

Harry L. Bengtson, Jr. went to his heavenly home at 5p.m. on September 17, 2016 surrounded by his wife, daughter and son. He was born in Austin, TX on September 4, 1930, to Harry Bengtson, Sr. and Laura Lindahl. He attended Mathews Elementary, Allan Junior High, and graduated from Austin High School. He was a 3 sport letterman at Austin High and was an officer and member of multiple school...
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Doug Beaty

March 1, 1951 - September 17, 2016

On September 17, 2016, Douglas Dell Beaty lifted his heart and soul unto the heavens after a five-year battle with cancer. Doug was truly one of God's finest children and will always be remembered for his ability to never meet a stranger, his great love of life and his larger than life laugh. Doug will be missed by his wife, Mindy, his sons Brandon and Parker, his brother and sister-in-law...
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Ida "Bette" Hackworth

April 16, 1923 - September 17, 2016

Ida "Bette" Hackworth, age 93, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was born in Kentucky on April 16, 1923, and was a resident of Austin for the past 49 years. She retired as bookkeeper of O. Henry Middle School in 2006 after 38 years of service. Bette was preceded in death by her husband John Hackworth, two sons Rick and Bud Hackworth, grandson John Hackworth and two brothers Bill...
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Marjorie Thomas Folk

March 11, 1926 - September 16, 2016

Most of Marge's ancestors were Quakers in the Philadelphia area, stemming from William Penn's colony. She was born 11 March, 1926, and spent her childhood in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. After attending Westtown, a Quaker school, she entered Penn State. On March 14, 1946, she joined the Nittany Coop, a student rooming/boarding organization for boys and girls, and on her first supper, met...
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Margaret M Pratt

May 26, 1936 - September 16, 2016

Born May 26, 1936 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, TX. Died September 16, 2016 in Austin, TX. Margaret graduated from Jefferson High School in San Antonio, TX. She had a Bachelor of Arts from TX State College for Women and a Masters of Science in Math from San Jose State College, San Jose, CA. She was an artist, a writer and a spiritual mentor to many. She also was brilliant in the computer...
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Tony "TA" Ayala

August 5, 1938 - September 16, 2016

Tony "TA" Mendez Ayala of Austin passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, September 16, 2016. He was born August 5th, 1938 in Austin Texas to Herminia Mendez Daywood and Frank Ayala, Sr., stepfather, John Daywood, and stepmother Socorro Ayala. He was preceded in death by daughter, Linda Ayala; first wife, Mary Ninfa Ayala; his parents Herminia and John Daywood and Frank...
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Jacob Sol Lambert

August 28, 1997 - September 15, 2016

Jacob Sol Lambert, 19, shone his bright light on our lives on the afternoon of August 28, 1997 in Austin, Texas. Jacob was a lifelong resident of Kyle and he lived vibrantly, being passionate about music, bicycling, skateboarding, swimming and an overall appreciation of life and its joys. He existed in this world beloved by many. His middle name was Sol, which is the spanish word for sun, and...
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Tommie L. Brooks

April 21, 1922 - September 14, 2016

Tommie Lee Brooks was born in Elgin, Texas to Cain and Arinna Smith on April 21, 1922. She received her GED and Nursing Certificate at a late age in Austin, Texas. She was employed at Travis State School for many years. After the death of her sister Johnnie she took on the responsibility of raising and educating her two nephews, Roosevelt Clark and Robert Wilson and her own daughter, Rev. Ruby...
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Hans Baade

December 16, 1929 - September 14, 2016

Hans Baade, who has died in Austin at the age of 86, was a leading representative of a group of notable North American legal scholars who came from Central European emigré backgrounds. Born in Berlin in 1929, he came from a German-Jewish family milieu which influenced his destiny in many significant ways and which he shared with a number of eminent professors of law at American and Canadian...
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Joy Hrobak

December 25, 1937 - September 14, 2016

Joy was born at home in Yantis Texas on Christmas day in 1937 and appropriately named Mary LaJoy by her parents, Alvoy Andrew and Velma Caroline Bussell. She was the 7th of 9 children who grew up on a large farm in rural East Texas about 100 miles from Dallas. She passed away on September 14 in Austin, Texas. After graduating from Quitman High School, Joy worked in Houston and Dallas...
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Judith Ann Thomas

February 19, 1940 - September 13, 2016

Judy Ann Thomas, age 76 of San Marcos, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. She was born February 19, 1940 in Mineral Wells, TX, to Roy and Alverine Hardwick. Judy attended Texas School for the Deaf and was a member of the Austin, Dallas, and Ft. Worth Associations for the Deaf. She loved to play card games, and loved spending time with her family and friends. Judy was employed with...
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Annie Katheryn "Kay" Allen

June 6, 1919 - September 13, 2016

Annie Katheryn "Kay" Allen died September 13, 2016 in Austin, Texas. She was born in 1919 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Clute Bernard Hixon and Kate Baldwin Perkins. Kay attended nursing school at the Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas. During World War II, The Armed Forces needed nurses, and Kay answered that call, joining the Army. After finishing school, she received the rank of Second...
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Thomas Edward Short

July 16, 1928 - September 12, 2016

Thomas Edward Short, 88, passed away peacefully at his home in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, Texas on Monday September 12th. Tom's life was very exceptional. He grew up in South Texas, learning the oil business by helping his father operate leases and rough-necking as a teenager. He then joined the US Air Force / Army Air Corps where he proudly participated in the Berlin Air Lift ...
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Joan Larue (McCalla) Farrar

February 6, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan, aged 86, died peacefully on September 11, 2016, with her family beside her after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Joan was born February 6, 1930, in Temple, Texas, the daughter of Coy and Cora Farrar. Joan was a charmingly innocent beauty who accepted life's challenges with good humor and a smile. She enjoyed dancing, time with her friends, and cheering for the Texas Longhorns and...
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Frances Weathered

August 16, 1925 - September 11, 2016

Frances Lavilla Sikes Weathered, 91 passed away in Austin, Texas on September 11, 2016. She was born in Clovis, New Mexico to Bill and Bower Sikes on August 16, 1925. She was raised in Wayside, TX and Slaton, TX. She married Frank Hover Weathered on June 15, 1949. They lived in San Angelo, Odessa, New York City and spent most of their lives in Brownsville, Texas. Frances was a Real Estate...
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Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn

September 8, 1930 - September 11, 2016

Joan Ruth Flanagan Flynn passed peacefully in Austin, Texas, on September 11, 2016, at the age of 86. A funeral mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Odessa, Texas on November 12, 2016. Her unbounded generosity, wisdom and wit will be missed by everyone who knew her. Joan was born in Springdale, Arkansas, on September 8, 1930 to Ruth Mayes Flanagan and Joe Flanagan....
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Timothy "Tim" Francis O'Sullivan

February 16, 1956 - September 11, 2016

Timothy Francis O'Sullivan passed away peacefully September 11, 2016 in New Braunfels, Texas. Tim was born in Midland, Michigan on February 16, 1956, grew up as the youngest of six and attended Midland High School. Tim moved to Houston and served as a fireman/EMT with the Houston Fire Department for 27 years from 1980 - 2007. He retired to New Braunfels where he enjoyed his days on the...
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Virginia "Ginnie" Lewis

March 19, 1938 - September 10, 2016

Virginia (Ginnie) Carol Lewis, age 78, passed away in Lakeway, Texas on September 10, 2016. Born on March 19, 1938 in Rochester, New York, she was the daughter of baseball sportswriter Alfred C Weber and Doris Goings, now both deceased. Her brother, Peter Breck, nick named "Buddy," also deceased, was an actor and best known for his role as "Nick Barkley" on the well known western television...
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Virginia Ann Lane

October 22, 1932 - September 10, 2016

Virginia Ann von Rosenberg Lane, born October 22, 1932, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Bee Cave Texas at the age of 83. Virginia Ann was born in a little house on West Lynn in Austin to loving parents Ralph William von Rosenberg and Eula Irene Myers von Rosenberg. The family soon moved to the rich farmlands east of Austin known as Govalle where her family raised peanuts and chickens....
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Manuel Castillo

August 3, 1922 - September 10, 2016

Manuel Castillo passed away September 10, 2016 at the age of 94 in Austin, Texas. He was born on August 3, 1922 in Austin, Texas. He served in the U. S. Army from November 9, 1942 to June 13, 1945, in various locations in Germany and France, receiving several medals, including the National Defense and Purple Heart. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ascencion Martinez Castillo; father,...
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Marvin Marion Henry

July 20, 1915 - September 10, 2016

Marvin Marion Henry, born July 20, 1915 passed away peacefully on September 10, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Young Henry of 63 wonderful years of marriage. For the past 60 years, he was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Jesters, Alzafar and Ben Hur Temples. Mr. Henry is survived by his daughter Martha Jo Henry Blaylock and husband Brent; his son Marvin Chet Henry...
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Bettye Lucille Simmons Gunn

August 3, 1929 - September 9, 2016

Bettye Gunn, 87, of Round Rock, Texas passed into the loving arms of her Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, September 9th, 2016. She was born Bettye Lucille Simmons on August 3, 1929, in San Antonio, Texas to James N. Simmons and Chellie Smith Simmons. Soon after, her family moved to Dallas and later to Rockwall, Texas, where she grew up and attended high school. She was extremely popular with her...
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Georgia Lavonne McManus

August 2, 1934 - September 9, 2016

Georgia Lavonne McManus 82 longtime resident of Austin, TX was called to her eternal home on Friday September 9, 2016. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday September 17th at Christian Life Church, 4700 West Gate Austin, TX with Pastor Rex Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Cook Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial, 6300 William Cannon Drive Austin, TX 78749. Visitation will be Friday...
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James S. St. Aubyn

September 5, 1944 - September 8, 2016

Jim St. Aubyn, 72, of Austin passed away on September 8, 2016. He was born on September 5, 1944 and grew up in Russell, Kansas. After earning a BS degree from Ft. Hays State University in Hays, KS, he first worked for USF&G Insurance Company in Wichita, KS. Through a job offer he and his wife Nancy moved to Austin in 1986 where insurance continued to be his professional career. He retired from...
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Richard Allan Kutner, Jr.

July 29, 1957 - September 8, 2016

Richard Allan Kutner, Jr. passed away on September 8, 2016 after battling lung cancer for over two years. Born July 29, 1957 in Monroe, LA, Richard was 59 years old. We will miss Richard's encyclopedic knowledge of music, novels and current events, awesome insights and really bad jokes, and his invaluable ability to simplify bureaucratic jargon and conjure "out of the box" solutions. He was...
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William Troy McCombs

August 20, 1931 - September 7, 2016

William Troy McCombs, age 85, of Austin died Wednesday September 7, 2016 in Austin. He was born August 20, 1931 in Dawson County, Texas to Forrest and Beatrice McCombs. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a surveyor during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Labrador and Washington State. As a civilian he lived in El Paso, where he raised his family till 1975 at which time he moved his...
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Clovis Oleta Barron-Foster Cameron

February 17, 1923 - September 5, 2016

Clovis Oleta Barron-Foster Cameron, age 93, passed to her heavenly home on September 5, 2016. Clovis was a resident of Georgetown, Texas for the past 5 years and resided at a Wesleyan home. She was born in Drumright, Oklahoma and spent her childhood in Borger, Texas. She lived most of her adult life in the Midwest (NE, SD). She raised her 4 children there and was very active in community affairs....
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Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, Jr., M.D.

January 16, 1935 - September 5, 2016

KOHL, Harold W. (Bill) Jr. MD, passed away September 5, 2016 in Austin Texas at the age of 81 years after an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Rose Ann. Bill was an internal medicine physician in Tucson for more than 38 years. He was born and raised in Tucson and graduated from Tucson High School and the University of Arizona. Bill returned to Tucson to...
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Helen Henion

June 23, 1925 - September 5, 2016

Helen Mickelsen Henion passed from this life on September 5, 2016 at Westminster in Austin. She was born into a military family in Bridgeport, Conn on June 23, 1925, the daughter of Lieutenant General Stanley R. and Ruth Mickelsen (Klemer). Helen traveled the world moving 37 times during her life as a U.S. Army "brat" and a proud and dedicated U.S. Army wife. She faithfully served her family,...
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Ruth Shipley

June 1, 1922 - September 5, 2016

Ruth Maureen Johnson Scott Shipley, 94, of Lakeway passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 with her daughters by her side. She was born on June 1, 1922 in Great Falls, North Dakota to Otto and Alice Johnson. She was raised in Anoka, Minnesota and attended Hamline University where she met Ted Scott, her husband of 34 years. The Scott family resided in Houston, Texas from 1954 to 1976 when she and...
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John Culver

March 6, 1930 - September 5, 2016

John Leonard Culver, age 86, peacefully passed away September 5, 2016 at Longhorn Village, where he and his wife Mary Jo have made their home over the past five years. John lived an amazing life. After serving in the Korean War, he went to College in Mexico City on the G.I. Bill. He always joked that the "gas and margaritas were cheap there!" After college, John accepted a position with...
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Eveline "Corky" Stanley

July 26, 1920 - September 4, 2016

Corky Stanley, 96, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, September 4, 2016. Corky was a fiercely dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was born in Orange, Texas, on July 26, 1920. After graduating from high school in Orange in 1938, she moved to Austin to attend the Brackenridge School of Nursing, where she graduated with a registered nursing degree in 1941. She was a nurse in...
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John Brett Thompson

February 16, 1962 - September 4, 2016

John Brett Thompson, 54, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born on February 16, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, to John E. Thompson and Nancy L. Smith Thompson. Funeral services will be private. We Love you Brett!
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Daniel John Szatkowski

January 11, 1979 - September 4, 2016

Daniel John Szatkowski, age 37, of Austin, TX passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born January 11, 1979 in Rahway, New Jersey. Daniel is survived by his mother, Marcy Markowitz Keorlet; his father, John Szatkowski; and his sister, Michelle Darfler. Dan was an artist who poured his creativity in many outlets of expression, and left a legacy of musical creation that has bonded...
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E. Jane Wellburn

October 29, 1918 - September 4, 2016

Ellen Jane Wellburn, 97, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, September 4, 2016. Jane was born on October 29, 1918, the only child of the late O.B. Worrall and Elizabeth Bell Worrall. Jane was a longtime member of the PEO Sisterhood, starting in 1954 in the CP Chapter located in Port Arthur, TX. She was recognized as a Golden Girl, after fifty years of membership by the HB Chapter of PEO in...
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Janice Irene Watt

December 13, 1943 - September 3, 2016

Janice Watt, 72, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2016. Janice was born December 13, 1943, in Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Jeanette Watt. Janice is survived by her daughter, Debbie Ryerson (Carlos) of Austin; sons, Jerry Watt of Smithville and Tommy Gunn of Australia; brothers, Will Watt (Wanda) of Friendswood, Tabb Watt (Gail) of...
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Sarah Ann Kayser Yarick

January 16, 1933 - September 2, 2016

Sarah Yarick, 83, loving mother, sister, and grandmother passed away Friday evening September 2, 2016. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sarah lived there most of her life. She moved to Austin with her late husband Thomas B. Yarick to accompany her daughter, Deborah Y. Grassel and son-in-law Jay E. Grassel and their children, Jay A. Grassel, Daniel Y. Grassel and Olivia J. Grassel. Sarah...
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David Michael Shaffell

April 26, 1955 - September 2, 2016

David Michael Shaffell passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016. David was born on April 26, 1955 in Temple, Texas to Glenda Jean Dunavant Shaffell and William Edward Shaffell, Jr. As part of a military family, David attended schools in many locations: Texarkana, Texas; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Zweibruceken, Germany; Killeen High School and graduated from Temple High School in 1974. ...
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Donna Smalley Brown

July 7, 1949 - September 2, 2016

Donna Smalley Brown was the fourth child born of Donald and Dorothy Smalley in Columbus, Ohio on July 7, 1949. Her father was a riveter for Curtiss-Wright, and her mother was a homemaker. All of her primary and secondary education was completed in the Columbus public schools. She spent time with her two brothers and sister playing in the parks in the neighborhood, and swimming at the...
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Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr.

July 31, 1934 - September 1, 2016

Lemuel Scarbrough, Jr., a life-time resident of Austin, passed away at his home on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2016. Lem was born on July 31, 1934 to Lemuel Scarbrough, Sr. and Margaret Caldwell Scarbrough. He went to Austin public schools, graduating from Austin High. He attended his freshman year at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO transferring and graduating with a degree...
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William "Bill" Dodson

July 1, 1927 - September 1, 2016

William Lauderdale Dodson, 89, of Austin passed into God's glorious Kingdom on Thursday, September 1, 2016. Born on July 1, 1927 in Lampasas, Texas, Bill grew up in the small community of Naruna before moving to Burnet. He graduated from Burnet High School and enlisted in the Navy, graduating from boot camp on VJ Day, 1945. After earning a BBA degree on the GI Bill from the University of...
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Neil Hopkins

November 1, 1928 - August 31, 2016

Neil McKinney Hopkins (Lt. Col., Ret., US Army), beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away at the age of 87 on August 31, 2016. Neil was born on November 1, 1928 in Houston, Idaho to Guy and Helen Hopkins. He attended the College of Idaho and graduated from the University of Omaha. Neil enlisted in the US Army where he served in the Korean War. He retired, as a Lt....
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