Obituaries

Thu
11
Aug

Julia Washington

Julia Coronado Washington, 39, of Cuero passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. She was born Sept. 14, 1976 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Martin and Felisidad Coronado. 

She is survived by her husband, Shawn Washington; daughter, Madylenn Beltran; son, Julian Washington all of Cuero; sisters, Sanda DeLeon Davis of Arnudville, Louisiana, and Ruth Carmona of Cuero; brothers, Martin DeLeon of Markham, David DeLeon, Ysidro Coronado and Martin Coronado, Jr. all of Cuero.

She is preceded in death by her parents Martin Ortiz Coronado Sr. and Felisidad DeLeon Coronado.

Visitation will be held Sunday, Aug. 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home, with a Rosary beginning at 6 p.m. Services will be held Monday, Aug. 15 at 10 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father David Berger officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery.

Mon
08
Aug

Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez, age 73, of Yorktown, Texas passed away Friday Aug. 5, 2016 in Floresville, Texas. He was born May 13, 1943 in Corpus Christi, Texas and raised in Karnes City, Texas to Lupe P. Rodriguez and Isidora Rodriguez. Carlos served his country as a SGT(T) in the US Army during Vietnam, earning numerous medals including Bronze Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and a Purple Heart. He is survived by his sister Clara Ramirez; half-sisters Irene Hernandez, Linda Diaz, Mary Ann Zamora, Connie Moses, Norma Goodhue, Lora Zimmermann, and Nora Leal; half-brothers Lupe Rodriguez Jr., Moses Rodriguez, Mike Rodriguez, Mike Ramirez, Mario Ramirez, and Jerry Ramirez; nephew and niece David and Marla Morales; longtime partner Pauline De Los Santos and their beloved dog G. Carlos is preceded in death by his parents; sister Belen Rodriguez and brothers Joe Abel and Oscar Rodriguez. Visitation began at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug.

Thu
04
Aug

Evangelina "Blanche" Perez

Evangelina “Blanche” Perez, 76, of Houston, passed away August 2, 2016. She was born September 1, 1939, in Yorktown, to the late Alfred January and Josephine DeLeon Perez. Blanche is survived by her children, Ursula Perez, Michael Perez, Cherie Perez Gutierrez (Richard); grandchildren, Edward, Amaris and Alyssa; siblings, Vera Botello, Alfredo Perez Jr, Alcario Perez Sr, Connie Gallarza, Susan Redmon, Carmen Perez, John Perez, Helen Troyer and Terry Perez; aunt, Rafaela DeLeon; uncle, John DeLeon; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be 5-8 pm with a Rosary at 6:30 pm, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at Finch Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Roger Hawes officiating. Interment will follow at Yorktown Community Cemetery. You are invited to sign the online guest book at www.finchfuneralchapels.com.

Wed
03
Aug

Bobby McMahan

Bobby Jeff McMahan, 82, passed away Aug. 2, 2016 at his home after a brave, hard fought battle with cancer. Bobby was born Jan. 5, 1934 to Charlie and Alice McMahan in the small community of Chicolete in DeWitt County.

For those of you reading this that never had the fortune of meeting this wonderful man, we will try to sum up a man who lived his life to the fullest in these few small paragraphs.

A lifelong resident of Cuero, Bobby spent his life serving others. He began by serving his country in the U.S. army during the Korean Conflict. He then served the residents of Dewitt County as Sheriff for 16 years, thus making him the longest serving Sheriff in the history of DeWitt County.

Mon
01
Aug

Brad Haun

Brad Thomas Haun, 50, of Meyersville passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. He was born June 5, 1966 in Cuero to Clifford and Bette Jo Haun. Brad was self employed and was a member of the Meyersville Volunteer Fire Department and St. John’s Lutheran Church.

He is survived by parents Clifford and Bettie Jo Haun of Meyersville; daughters, Christine Denise Haun and Lauren Elizabeth Haun of Cuero; sister, Lesley Bruns (David) of Goliad; brother Clay Haun (Michelle) of Meyersville; and nieces.

He is preceded in death by sister, Julie Helen Arndt; and nephew Quinton Wade Haun.

Visitation and services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 4 at noon at Freund Funeral Home with services to begin at 1 p.m., with Pastor John Boor officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.

Pallbearers will be Elwood Rangnow, Scott Pokluda, Kyle Rohan, Kenny Ray Tamm, Kevin Fagg, Vance Egg, Jason “Hubby” Wendel, Finley Blackwell, Jennings Steen and David Bruns.

Mon
01
Aug

Corine Froehlich

Corine Faye Haun Froehlich, met her Lord and Savior on July 30, 2016, after a valiant battle with breast cancer. We rejoice in the blessing of her 92 years. Corine was born in Meyersville on Aug. 12, 1923 to the late Adolph Haun and Bertha Ideus Haun.  She married Marvin Albert Froehlich on Jan. 20, 1946.

Corine loved serving her Lord, the Bammel Forest Garden Club, and playing bridge with her friends in Meyersville. She attended Grace Lutheran Church in Victoria and participated in the Lutheran Women’s Mission League. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston, the LWML Dorcas Circle, the Sewing Circle and her Traveling Group.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Ellis, Johnny and Norvan Haun, her husband, Marvin Froehlich, her son Rodney Froehlich, her daughter Donna Froehlich Randle, and her step-son Albert “Buddy” Froehlich. 

Fri
29
Jul

Ella Mitchell

Ella V. Mitchell, 79, of Cuero passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016. She was born March 23, 1937 in Edna Hill to the late Walton and Minnie Neal Locke. Ella retired from Ameripol Synpol after many years of service.

She is survived by her daughters, Karen Robinson of Apache, Oklahoma, Glenda Johnson of Clarksville, Tennessee, and Paula Scott of Cuero; sons, Don Wesley Roberts of San Antonio and Bobby Cox of Cuero; brother, Arvil D. Locke of Odessa; and 14 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Omar Mitchell; parents, Walton and Minnie Locke; nine sisters; and four brothers.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, 11 a.m., at Freund Funeral Home with Pastor Grady Arnold officiating.

You may sign the guest book or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com.

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

Tue
26
Jul

Dienne Sumbera

Dienne Zelie Landry Sumbera, 77, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016. She was born in Columbia, Louisiana on Dec. 16, 1938 to Luchion and Zelie Thiebaud Landry.

She married Ronald George Sumbera on Oct. 28, 1972 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Cuero.

Survivors include husband of 43 years, Ronald Sumbera; son, George B. Sumbera; daughter, Marie (Brandon) Immenhauser; sister, Jan Thiebaud; brother, L.B. Landry; three grandchildren, Willie, Alec and Hannah Immenhauser; numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Luchion and Zelie Thiebaud Landry.

A visitation will be held at Rosewood Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, July 26, from 6-7 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 27, at 10 a.m.

Burial will be a private family service at a later date.

Tue
19
Jul

Robert Bond

Robert Gordon Bond passed away at home on July 6, 2016, in Austin, at the age of 65.

Gordon is preceded in death by his father, Alan Bond. He’s survived by his mother, Anna Bond; wife of 24 years, Vickie Bond; children Beth Bond, Andy Bond and his wife Samantha, Noel Hooker, Jana Gottschalk and her husband Chris; brother Barry Bond and his wife Steffanie; nephews Austin and Taylor Bond; and grandchildren Jamie and Jake Hooker and Tyler and Addison Gottschalk.

Fri
15
Jul

Brenda Weise

Brenda Weise

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