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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 15, 2015 • Photos
Jose Socorro Landeros, of Mason, passed from this life Monday, July 6, 2015, at the age of 75. He was born in Delores Mexico November 15, 1939, to the late Jose Carmen Landeros and Maria Soledad (Ruiz) Landeros. He became a United States Citizen December 7, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York, while stationed there.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 15, 2015 • Photos
Pat Maples Tucker went to be with her Heavenly Father on July 8, 2015. She was the daughter of M.N. Maples and Mae Pearl Loupot-Maples and born in Dallas, Texas, on December 8th, 1936. She grew up in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas. She attended Adamson High School, where she met the love of her life, Weldon (Pop) Tucker.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 • Posted July 15, 2015
Born in Rainer, Oregon on February 13, 1939, passed with peace and grace on July 3rd, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. She was 76 years young and is survived by her son; Terry Thorpe and his wife Wendy of Houston, Tx; and her son, Joseph Thorpe, Jr. of Lake Forrest, CA; grandchildren, Joseph Coulter, Cody Thorpe, Danielle Thorpe, all of Houston, TX; Lauryn Thorpe, Morgyn Thorpe, both of Lake Forrest, CA; great grandchildren: Joseph Coulter, Jr., Layla Rose, Aaliyah Rose; and her brother Robert of S ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 2:02 PM • Photos
Marjorie Nell Hey passed away in her sleep in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 5th, in her own bed, where she wanted to be. She was a lifelong resident of Mason County and lived the life we all know so well that revolved around being raised and in turn raising her family in an agrarian, rural community.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 2:00 PM • Photos
Clifford Hilmar Lang passed away on July 4, 2015, at the age of 83. Clifford was born on September 23, 1931, and was a life-long resident of Castell, Texas. He was baptized and confirmed in St John Lutheran Church. A dedicated husband, father and stockman, Clifford was born and raised in western Llano County and spent his entire life working the land.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:57 PM • Photos
On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Heaven gained another of God’s true servants. Helen Kasper Willis was born on October 8, 1929, to A.F. (Jack) Kasper and Mamie Leifeste Kasper in Mason, Texas. She could trace her ancestry back to some of the first German settlers in the Hill Country. She was baptized and confirmed at St.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Posted July 8, 2015
John C. Coleman, recently of St. Marie, Montana, went home to be with his Lord Friday, July 3, 2015. John was born to George L. Coleman and Lydia I. Coleman of Towanda, PA, January 16, 1933. He grew up in Towanda and later married his high school sweetheart, Lola M.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:54 PM • Photos
Lester Lansing Kothmann was called home to be with Jesus on June 30, 2015, at his home in Mason County. He was born to Lansing and Gerda Lehmann Kothmann on January 28, 1950. He graduated from Mason High School and attended the University of Texas where he met his wife, Cindy Goodman and they were married on May 15, 1976.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:51 PM • Photos
Ted Claude Polk, age 76 of Mason, passed away at his home Monday, June 29, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born in an apartment that his parents rented in the Seaquist House on February 27, 1939, in Mason, Texas. He graduated from Mason High School in 1957. Soon after moving to Austin to attend Durham Business School, he met his wife Dorothy Jean Low from Gonzales, TX.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
On Saturday, June 27, 2015 Heaven gained another of God’s true servants. Helen Kasper Willis was born on October 8, 1929 to A.F. (Jack) Kasper and Mamie Leifeste Kasper in Mason, Texas. She could trace her ancestry back to the first German settlers in the Hill Country. She was baptized and confirmed at St.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
William Larry Wilson, 74, was born in Mason County on September 2, 1940. Recently a resident in Harper Texas and a former resident of El Paso, Texas City and Odessa, Texas. A wonderful, devoted father to his family and friends. He was the first college graduate in his family with a Master’s in Business Administration.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Clara Julia McInnis of Mason, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the age of 101. She was born on November 23rd, 1913, in Travis County, Texas, to Alfred and Emma Gertsman Rosenbusch, and was the third of eight children. Clara’s family operated a small farm in the community of Mudd (Pace Bend), Texas, and spoke only German until the children started school.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
Dorothy Christine Feuerbacher, age 90 of Weir, Tx., passed away on Thursday, June 18th, 2015. She was born on October 2nd, 1924, in Leander, Tx., to Elvie and Elvin Simpson. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Feuerbacher, sister Irene Dedear and brothers Roy, Bobbie and Eugene Simpson. She is survived by her daughters Chris Peters and husband Henry, Teri McClelland and husband Mark and son Robert Feuerbacher and wife Dixie of Mason.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015 • Photos
Ann Hedwig Martin passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca McCarty and husband Ian of Seattle, Washington, and Lisa Keller of Brady; a brother, Bill Martin, Jr. and wife Priscilla of Loyal Valley; a sister, Judy Bennett and husband Paul of Parker, Colorado; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 2:19 PM • Photos
LaJean Hambright, age 85, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2015, in Odessa, Texas. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday June 4, 2015, at Eisenhower Church of Christ with Allen Weakland officiating. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens. LaJean Buntyn Thomas Hambright was born in Mason, Texas, to Van Tyson Buntyn and Cordie Thompson Buntyn on July 5, 1929.