Obituaries

Sat
16
Apr

Henry Frank Henkes III

Henry Frank Henkes  III, 31, left this world on April 15, 2016. He was born in Cuero to  Beatrice and Henry Henkes, Jr. on August 15, 1984.   Henry lived his entire life in Cuero and was a graduate of Cuero High school in 2002. He has spent the last 9 years working as a gas compressor mechanic for CDM Resource Management.

Henry is survived by his loving wife Nichole and his two precious sons, Grayson (5) and Brantley (18 months) as well as his parents. He also leaves his sister Sabrina (Adonis) Gray, brother Randolph (Ashley) Henkes, grandfather, Franklin Schmidt, grandmother, Samantha Krause and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.

Fri
15
Apr

Debra Sue Kubala

Debra Sue Kubala, 53, of Nordheim passed away Sunday April 10, 2016. She was born July 21, 1962 in Yorktown  to Doris Buehring and the late William Caruthers.

She is survived by her husband Johnnie Kubala of Nordheim, daughter April Kubala of Yorktown, son Johnnie Kubala Jr. of Runge. She is also survived by her sister Sandra Meadows, grandchildren Matthew Kubala, Dylan Alvarez and Kayla Alvarez.
She is preceded in death by her father, grandson Richard Alvarez Jr.

Visitation was from  5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Massey Funeral Home. Funeral Service was at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 14 at Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Runge Cemetery.

Guests and visitors are invited to sign the online guest book at www.masseyfh.com

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

Fri
15
Apr

Roger Pena

Roger Pena, 51, of Yorktown passed away Monday April 11, 2016. He was born August 19, 1964 in Yorktown to Inez Trevino and the late Guadalupe Pena.

He is survived by his mother, wife Beatrice Rodriguez Pena of Yorktown, sister Leticia Pena, daughters Christina (Robert) Good, Jennifer (Michael) Torres, Dawn Leonard and son Joseph (Jamey) Rodriguez, and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and brother Michael Gonzales.

Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at Massey Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 15 at Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Rodriguez, Steven Pokluda, Angel Lozano, Ismael Reyes, Gabriel Reyes and Michael Reyes.
Memorial can be given to the charity of choice.

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

Tue
12
Apr

David Weikel

David E. Weikel, Jr., 55, of Westhoff, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016. He was born Oct. 30, 1960 in Weslaco to David and Ashbel Weikel.David was an outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his mother, Ashbel V. Weimerskirch of Wimberly, and brother Gary W. Weikel of Westhoff.

He is preceded in death by father, David E. Weikel.

Services will be held privately at a later date.

You may sign the guest book or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com. Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

Tue
12
Apr

Jean Ridgway Schendel

There will be a graveside service of remembrance for Jean Ridgway Schendel at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Runge cemetery. Family and friends are invited to join for a family reunion at the VFW Hall following the service.

Jean died five days after her 100th birthday celebration in Charlottesville, Va. on Sept. 19, 2015. Prior to moving to Virginia in 1993, she taught music in Runge, New Braunfels and Yorktown schools. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold in 1992, her son David in 2010 and her siblings Suzanne, Elizabeth, Mary Jane and John. She is survived by her daughter Suzan Pezzoli, sons John and Paul Schendel, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
 

Tue
12
Apr

Bobby Fagg

Bobby Fagg, 83, of Meyersville passed away on April 7, 2016. He was born on Jan. 5, 1933 in Williamson County to the late Halbert and Mildred (Simmons) Fagg. He served in the US Army from April 30, 1953 to April 11, 1955 during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Nissen Germany. He then was in the Army Reserves for four years. After discharge from the service he worked in the oil field and later worked as a millwright at Alcoa where he retired as millwright supervisor for Alcoa after 30 years. He coached little league, enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, repairing boat motors, rods and reels and doing general repair work on lawnmowers, tractors and cars.

He is survived by his wife Beatrice Fagg of Meyersville and son Kevin (Carrie) Fagg of Goliad. Grandchildren Abigayle and Brady Fagg of Goliad.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Tue
12
Apr

Johnnie L. Urban

Johnnie J. Urban, age 86, of Portland, Texas, was called to his heavenly home on April 1, 2016. He was born on farm near Weesatche. He was the youngest of 10 children.

He went to Evergreen Country School which consisted of a one-room school house where one teacher taught all subjects in all grades 1 through 8. He graduated from Goliad High School in 1948.

He married his lovely wife Charlotte Clinkscales on Aug, 16, 1953. Johnnie served two years in the U.S. Army of which one year was in Korea. For 40 years he worked for PPG Industries, which later became Elementis Chromium, 36 of those years as a maintenance supervisor.

He was preceeded in death by his parents, son James Kent, sisters Ellien, Lillie, Annie, Lucille, Florine and brothers Erwin, Raymond and Norman, numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Mon
11
Apr

Dorothy Koenig

Dorothy A. Koenig, 75, of Victoria, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was born Nov. 6, 1940 in Cuero to the late James K. Arnold and Mary E. Forster Arnold. She retired from the Women’s Clinic in Victoria and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Donna Hoffman (Jay) of College Station; Mickey DeDear (Scott) of Victoria; sons, Jimmy Koenig and Johnny Koenig (Wendi), all of Victoria; sisters, Anna Frers (Mike), Mary Arnold (Terry Stock), Susie Dreyer (Jerry), Chrissie West (Kenneth), all of Cuero; and seven grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Koenig; daughter, Dienne “De De” Koenig and brother, Kenny Arnold.

Mon
11
Apr

Thomas Sumners

Thomas Ulmer Sumners (Tom, Tommy), son of Pam Ulmer Sumners Bowers and The Rev. Charles A. Sumners, III, died Sunday, March 13, 2016.  He was born on Feb. 25, 1981 in Ft. Worth and attended St. Philip’s Episcopal School and Moreno Junior High in Beeville, St. Stephens Episcopal High School and Anderson High School in Austin. He graduated from Full Sail Academy in Orlando, Florida with an AA degree in Recording Engineering.

Mon
11
Apr

Richard Navarro

Richard R. “Steamroller” Navarro, 66, of Cuero passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. He was born July 7, 1949 in Austin to Eliseo and Elualia Navarro, Sr.  Richard married the love of his life, Angela Flores on February 15, 1986 in Cuero.

He served in the United States Army for seven years and in the National Guard for 16 years. Richard was a bus driver for Cuero I.S.D. for eight years and Capitol Metro for three years. For 18 years he umpired little league baseball games and was a member of the American Legion and Knights of Columbus. Richard was a loving husband, father and uncle and was very dedicated to his work and being involved with the community.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries