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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • Posted January 22, 2014 • Photos
SAN ANTONIO – Karen Kay Hanan Wood (Mama Kay), 56, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 16, 2014, after a short battle with pneumonia. Karen was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on December 18, 1957, to Clifford and Lois Hanan. The family moved to Terrell, Texas, early in Karen’s life.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 16, 2014
Ella Mae Behrens, of Mountain Home and formerly of Mason passed away on Friday January 10, 2014, at home at the age of 87. Ella was born on November 12, 1926, in Mason County to Wesley Eckert and Meta Gross Eckert. She married Gratton O. Behrens. Ella was a devoted, dedicated and loving wife and mother who enjoyed hunting and fishing with her husband.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 8, 2014 • Photos
Monique Noella Proulx, age 85, of Fredonia, Texas, and formerly of Brownsburg, Quebec, Canada, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, in Brady, Texas. She was born May 15, 1928, in Brownsburg, Quebec, Canada, to Noel Proulx and Fleur (Rheume) Proulx. She had lived most of her life in the Brownsburg, Quebec area and for the last eight years she had called Fredonia home. She worked many years at the C-I-L Ammunition Plant in Brownsburg and for a short time she was a beautician.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 8, 2014 • Photos
Cora Nell Franklin passed away on Monday, December 30, at the age of 83. Cora was born in Del Rio, Texas, on December 11, 1930, to Walter Looney and Ava Mae McGlasson Looney. She attended Crocier Tech High School in Dallas. Cora was a life-long Christian. She met Billy Franklin at a church picnic and on October 29, 1948, they were married in Dallas.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted December 31, 2013 • Photos
Roy Estes, 61, of Mason, passed away Tuesday, December 24th at a Waco care center. Graveside services will be 3 PM Thursday, January 2nd at Oakwood Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be prior to the service at the graveside. Memorial services will be 3 PM Saturday, January 4th at Calvary Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Mason with Rev.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 • Posted December 24, 2013
Mary Ruth Bookout, of Mason, passed away on Friday, December 20, at the age of 86. A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Survivors include her children Steve Bookout and wife Cindy of Caldwell, Richard Bookout and wife Nancy of Midland, Marty Johnson and husband “Dub” of Mason, Mark Bookout and wife Julie of Round Rock and James Bookout and wife Tina of Waller, 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 • Posted December 24, 2013 • Photos
Virginia Nell (Oldham) Eckert, 93, of Cedar Park and formerly of Mercury, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, in Cedar Park, Texas. Visitation was held from 10 – 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2013, at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady. Funeral services immediately followed at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 • Posted December 24, 2013 • Photos
Gerda Mathilde Lehmann Kothmann, 94, of Mason, died on Dec. 16, 2013, at Concho Health & Rehab Center, Eden, TX. Services were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mason, TX, on Friday, December 20 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Tim Scheffel officiating. Rev. Scott Hofmann was the lector, Dru Bearden was the organist and Carolyn Loeffler was the soloist.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 • Posted December 24, 2013 • Photos
Our beloved mother and “Gran”, Bernice Marion Keyser, passed away on the evening of December 4, 2013, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehab at the age of 88 years. Bernice was born on the Stehling family farm in Gillespie County to Adolph and Louise Hohmann Stehling on November 24, 1925. She was raised there along with her sister Irene.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 11, 2013
Roger Luckenbach passed away on Sunday, December 8, at the age of 89. Roger was born on June 5, 1924, in Menard County to Benjamin Arthur Luckenbach and Myrtle Rogers Luckenbach. He spent the last eight months of his life in Odessa under the loving care of his granddaughter Jenifer Moersch. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 11, at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 11, 2013 • Photos
Robert C. “R.C.” Zesch passed away December 8, 2013, in San Angelo, Texas, one month from his 90th birthday. He was born January 8, 1924, in Mason County. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10 at Mason Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11 at St.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 11, 2013 • Photos
M.J. Wootan was born on July 5, 1925, in Field Creek, Texas, and passed with dignity on December 5, 2013. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. M.J. was a purpose driven businessman with courage and integrity. His active involvement in agribusiness and land development established him as a pioneer in his community.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 • Posted December 11, 2013 • Photos
Our beloved Mother and Gran-Gran, Emma Gene Jackson, of Mason, passed away on the Lord’s Day, Sunday morning, December 1, 2013, to be with her God in Heaven. Emma Gene died at the age of 84. Emma Gene is survived by her husband, Rev. Dennie Jackson, of Mason; four children: Joyce Lucille Masters and husband, Charlie of Spicewood; Margie Lynn Wilson and husband, David of Mason; Timothy Ray Dockal and wife, Helen of Mason; Rebekah Jean Maaz and husband, Lee of Austin; 12 grandchildren: Michel ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 • Posted December 4, 2013 • Photos
Juana Arteaga of Fredonia passed away on December 1, 2013, at the age of 88 in her home surrounded by family. She was born on May 23, 1925, to Jose and Herminia Ortega. She married Jose A. Arteaga on April 27, 1943, and had 70 years together. Juana was a loving mother a devoted wife, and a caring grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 29, 2013
William Willmann, of Mason, passed away on Saturday, November 23, at the age of 81. Mr. Willmann is survived by his daughter Sarah Stahl and husband Ken, of Mason, and two sisters Etta Marie Mutschink of Art and Mildred Todd of LaGrange. He was preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann in 2007.