Obituaries

Fri
06
Nov

Henry Young

Henry Arnold Young, 75, of Cuero passed away Thursday, Nov, 5, 2015. He was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Nixon to Fredrick Lee and Martha Annie Smith Young. Henry married his beloved wife, Betsy Sue Pape, on Feb. 9, 1959.
 
He is survived by daughters, Peggy young and Lori Hearn; sons, Tracy and Richard Young, seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Betsy Pape Young.
 
Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Walden officiating. Interment will follow at Alexander Cemetery in Stratton.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Primitive Baptist Church.
 
Mon
02
Nov

Concepcion Garza

Concepcion C. Garza, age 71, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015.
 
He was born Dec. 9, 1943 to Isaac and Inez Colunga Garza.
 
He was a leather worker, a Catholic and loved music and singing in the choir.
 
Survivors are, companion, Mary Banda of Cuero; daughters, Monica Partida of Victoria and Alannah Garza of Cuero; sons, Jesse Garza (Janie Ann) of Yoakum, Jack R. Garza of Yoakum, Richard V. Garza of Yoakum, Concepcion Garza, Jr. (Sabrina) of El Paso; step-sons, Samuel Banda (Anna) of Victoria and Eddie Banda (Kathy) of Yorktown; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; mother of his children, Frances Garza of Yoakum; sisters, Vicky Vasquez of Yoakum, Trinidad Garza of Schulenburg and Pam Torro of Engel: brothers, Isaac Garza of Yoakum, Vincent Garza (Janie) of Yoakum, Hector Garza (Linda) of Weimar, Frank Garza (Caroline) of Yoakum and Johnny Garza of Yoakum.
Fri
30
Oct

Don. Stiles Sr.

Don M. Stiles Sr., of Cuero, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 on his 90th birthday. He was born Oct. 29, 1925 in Raymondville, Texas to the late Roger Baines Stiles and Loreta Maddy Stiles. He married Nita Gray Stiles on Dec. 14, 1942. After Nita's death in July of 2005, he married Mattye Tumlinson on Oct. 8, 2007.
 
He was a rancher and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cuero. He was a World War II Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army 3rd Battalion, 347th Infantry. He received three Bronze Stars. He was also a member of the Cuero V.F.W. Post 3972 and American Legion Dinter Post 3.
 
Fri
30
Oct

Mary Susan Powers

Mary Susan Powers, 77, born Mary Susan Koenig on Aug. 2, 1938 in Cuero, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. While living in Cuero, she was member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Her last rites were administered by Father Alberic Lazerna of Canyon Lake.
 
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bryan Powers, five children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her family loved and will miss their beautiful “Mary Sue.”
 
Funeral arrangements are with Neptune Society of San Antonio.
Thu
29
Oct

Jessie Gebauer

Jessie Belle Gebauer, 82, of Cuero passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. She was born Sept. 1, 1933 in Vernon to the late Roscoe and Hazel Clawson Wiseman.  She married the love of her life, Paul Gebauer, on Dec. 12, 1953 in Vernon.  Jessie was a bookkeeper for many years, working for Paul Lucas Sr. in Cuero. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters and the Holy Name Society. Jessie loved cooking for her family and always had a smile on her face. She liked arts, crafts, and sewing and enjoyed making things for her family.
 
She is survived by her beloved husband; daughters, Paula (Virgil) Brown of Cuero and Sharon (Ira) Epstien of Round Rock; grandchildren, Haley (Christopher) Urbanovsky of Cuero, Michael Epstien of Austin; and Melissa O'Brien of Gainesville; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
 
Thu
29
Oct

Lucio Gallegos Jr.

Lucio Gallegos Jr., 86, of Yorktown, passed away Tuesday Oct. 27, 2015. He was born April 3, 1929 in Dewitt County to the late Lucio Sr. and Margarita Araisa Gallegos.

He is survived by his sons Richard and William Gallegos and sister Hope Gonzales all of Yorktown.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Irene, son Edward, daughter Gloria Ann Hart, 7 brothers and 1 sister.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Massey Funeral Home. Rosary will follow at 7 p.m. at Massey Funeral Home.

Visitors and guests are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.masseyfh.com.

Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, 361-564-2900.

 

Wed
28
Oct

Fabian Olguin

Fabian Rene Olguin, 27, of Cuero passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. He was born Oct. 19, 1988 in Victoria to Rene and Debra A. Olguin. He met the love of his life, Monica M. Charles, in 2005 and they were married at The Venue on Church Street in Cuero on Dec. 1, 2012.
 
Fabian was a member of the State Championship Track and Field team in 2005-2006. He was named outstanding male athlete in the Victoria Advocates all-area track and field team and honorable mention all-state honors in 2007. Fabian was a member of Heavenly Gates F.W.C. in Runge and was also the bass player. He loved to sing and dance, had a passion for physical fitness and music, and loved fishing, golfing and playing horse shoes.
 
Wed
28
Oct

Kristin Wishert

Kristin B. Wishert passed away on October 26, 2015 in Cuero at the age of 43. She was born on July 29, 1972 in Canton, Ohio to Gerald Dornhecker and Sandy (King) Dornhecker. She was an adjunct educator with the life skills program at Cuero ISD. Kristin was the past president of the Cuero Trotters Boosters Club, volunteer with the Texas Special Olympics, and she was an active member of the Lifeway Baptist Church in Cuero.
 
Wed
28
Oct

Amado Mata, Jr.

Amado Mata, Jr., age 57 of Cuero and formerly of Wharton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in Jackson County following a sudden illness. He was born on Feb. 26, 1958 in Wharton, a son of the late Amado Mata Sr. and Susie Garcia.
 
Amado was raised in the Wharton area and attended school there. He graduated from Edna High School in 1976. He worked as a truck driver in the Cuero area for several years. Amado enjoyed working in the yard, being outdoors and listening to music. His favorite times were spent with his family at his side.
 
Following cremation, memorial services will be held on Friday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home with Rev. James Jimenez officiating. 
 
Tue
27
Oct

Francisco Garibay

Francisco “Frank” Garibay, 67, of Cuero passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. He was born January 31, 1948 in Arneckeville to the late Nickolas and Julia Garibay.
 
He is survived by son, Frankie Garibay of Pasadena, Texas; sisters, Maria Alvarez, Manuela Dougay, Martha Cuellar, Gloria Solis and Carol De Los Santos all of Cuero; brothers, Lupe Garibay and Bicente Garibay of Cuero and John Garibay of Pasadena; and grandson, Frank Nicolas Garibay of Pasadena.
 
He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister Ramona Galindo.
 
You may sign the guest book or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com.
 
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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