Obituaries

Tue
07
Feb

Mary Huerta

Mary Carmen Huerta, 70, of Cuero went be with her Lord on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. She was born Feb. 24, 1946 in San Antonio to the late Manuel and Dolores Rodriguez Flores. Mary married Gilbert Huerta on June 5, 1966 in San Antonio. She enjoyed sewing, crochet, taking care of the elderly but, most of all she enjoyed singing the gospel and telling people about the Lord.

She is survived by her husband, Gilbert; daughters, Isabel Huerta, Carmen Huerta both of Cuero and Dolores Huerta of Victoria; sons, Gilbert Huerta, Jr. (Melinda) of San Antonio and Jeremiah Huerta of Austin; sisters, Irma Longoria (Armando); brothers, Manuel Flores, Jr. (Mellie), Albert Flores (Liz), and Jamie Flores all of San Antonio; five granddaughters, five grandsons and two great-grandsons.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Beatrice Flores; and brothers, Juan Flores and Hector Flores.

Mon
06
Feb

Richard Buchhorn

Richard C. Buchhorn, 66, of  Cuero passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. He was born Dec. 5, 1950 in Cuero to the late Emil C. and Joyce Leubert  Buchhorn. Richard served in the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his sister, Gayle Smith of Cuero; brother, Norby Buchhorn of Cuero; aunts, Alva Leubert Arndt (Clarence) and Dorothy Nell Sarvis; cousins, Michael Arndt, Randall Arndt, Denise Afflerbach, Douglas Leubert and Diane Leubert Medina.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. at Freund Funeral  Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Cuero Pet Adoptions.

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

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

Mon
06
Feb

Jack Hoskinson

Jack W. Hoskinson, 89, of Cuero passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. He was born Feb. 28, 1927 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Washington L. and Mary Frances Osborne Hoskinson. Jack  married the love of his life, Bertha M. Karkseek on July 28, 1945. He worked as a pressman for the San Antonio Light, Austin Statesman and the Houston Post newspapers. He also enjoyed bay fishing, bowling and clogging dancing. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Bertha; daughters, Penne Matusek (Tommy) of Westhoff, Kayliene McWhorter (David) of Dickinson; brother, Phillip D. Hoskinson of Burrton, Kansas; grandchildren, Shanwdy White (Howard) of Hutchinson, Kansas; two great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marie Moore; and brother, Leon Hoskinson.

Mon
06
Feb

Bisente Garibay

Bisente Garibay, 76, of Cuero passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. He was born Jan. 22, 1941 in Dewitt County to the late Nicholas and Julia Tejeda Garibay.

He is survived by his sons Ricky Garibay, Vincent Garibay Jr., daughter Bernidine Navarro, sisters Caroline DeLosSantos, Mary Alvarez, Molly Cuellar, Gloria Solis, Manuela Dougay and brothers Lupe and John Garibay. He is also survived by six grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Estella Garibay, daughter Lisa Garibay, sister Ramona Galindo and brother Francisco Garibay.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at The Good Shepherd Church in Cuero.

You are invited to sign the online guest book at www.masseyfh.com.

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

Fri
03
Feb

Joe Hull

Joe Allen Hull, 55, of Rockport, Texas passed away Jan. 30, 2017. He was born to the late Josephine C. Harris and Melvin B. Hull in Cuero, Texas on Jan. 17, 1962.

He was a heavy equipment operator, former shrimper and had numerous hobbies. He loved his dogs, the outdoors and was always in his shop creating something.

Before he became ill, he loved to fish and hit the open road on his handmade trike or his Harley.

He loved his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly J. Hull, his three children, twin sons, Jason L. Hull (Emily) of Wisconsin, Nathan A. Hull of Rockport and daughter Jennifer L. Hull of Wisconsin, two step-daughters, Scarlett Wetzel (Michael) of Stockdale, Texas and Cynthia Sutton (Brian) of Sasebo-shi, Japan, his loving brother Melvin L. Hull (Linda) of Pleasanton, Texas, a half-brother Dennis Hull of Rockport and a half-sister Iris A. Hotz (Gary) of Cuero, Texas. He was blessed with five grandchildren.

Thu
02
Feb

Jose Arguellez

Jose Francisco Arguellez, 60, of Cuero, was called home to his heavenly father Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. He was born Oct. 4, 1956 in Brownfield to the late Porifirio Arguellez, Sr. and Juanita Banda Arguellez. Jose was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, serving on the Liturgy committee, the Guadalupanos Bereavement Committee and a member of the choir. He had a passion for music and loved to play the bass guitar.

Wed
01
Feb

Burma Wendel

Burma Lee Wendel, 76, of Meyersville passed away  peacefully at home with her children at her side on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. She was born March 26, 1940 in Hallettsville to the late Frank John and Ida Era Holly Buschermihle. Burma married Fred  Arlen Wendel on Jan. 23, 1960 in Hallettsville. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, active in the Altar Society and a CCD teacher. Burma was a homemaker and enjoyed time with her family and cherished all of her grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading, watching hummingbirds and being a prayer warrior for all.

Wed
01
Feb

Ulysses Screws, Jr.

Ulysses Screws Jr. was born on Oct. 20, 1951 to Ulysses Screws Sr. and Emma Lue Screws in Cottonton, Alabama. He was the second of four children.

Ulysses began his education in Pittsview School District, in Pittsview, Alabama. He graduated as the Valedictorian of his class in 1969, and continued his education at Alabama A&M University. He was employed at American Electric Power Company, where he retired after 33 years of service.

Ulysses accepted Christ and began to serve the Lord while under the leadership of Bro. Frank Barron at World Mission Church.

Ulysses met the love of his life, Joyce Ann Monroe, in 1977. They married on Dec. 2, 1978 in San Antonio. As he loved and worked tirelessly, he also was a pillar of strength for his best friend for the duration of their 37 year marriage. Through this union were born three beautiful children.

Mon
30
Jan

Marsha Wolf

Marsha Kaye Wolf, 70, of Yorktown passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. She was born Oct. 6, 1946 in Sinton, Texas to Melba Brown and the late J. W. (Jake) Hughes. She graduated from Yorktown High School and Southwest Texas State University. She was an active member of the 1st United Methodist Church, the Methodist Women, Grenau Hall, Ladies Auxiliary of V. F. W. Post #8136, Red Hat Society, Daughters of The American Revolution (DAR), Friends of The Library, Yorktown Historical Museum, Keep Yorktown Beautiful and National Mah-Jongg League. She was a retired school teacher and played bridge and Mah-Jongg weekly with the ladies group.

She is survived by her son Kevin (Becky) Wolf of Cuero, daughter Monica Kaye Wolf of Yorktown, mother Melba Brown Hughes of Yorktown, sister Linda (Barry) Hughes Bateman of Bergheim, Texas, brother Fred (Jennifer) Hughes of Yorktown and grandchildren Bradley Wolf and Anndrea “Andi” Wolf both of Cuero.

Mon
30
Jan

Kathy Borchardt

Kathy Ann Borchardt, 62, of Cuero passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. She was born Jan. 12, 1955 in Yorktown to the late Ewald and Lillian Dolgner Borchardt. Kathy graduated from Cuero High School. She worked at Cuero Community Hospital for 13 years,  then went to work for the Yoakum School District for 27 years. She was known and loved for her delicious cookies and sweet rice.

She is survived by her brother, Harold Borchardt and wife, Martha of Cuero; nieces, Deborah Boswell and husband Frank of Victoria and Katherine Felter and husband DeWitt Felter of Natchez, MS; nephew, Keith Borchardt and wife, Megan of Katy; great- nieces and nephews, Tyler, Jordan, Blaine, Audrey, Zack, Abby, Jackson, Samantha, Jack, Lillian and Riley; step-nieces and nephews, Melissa, Megan, Derek, Breanna, Ashley, Miya, Melanie, David, Anthony, Robert , Oliver, Chloe,  Meredith, Gaston, Destonie, Christianna, Matthew, Chelsea (Jesus), Gabriela, Angel, Barbara (Colton) and Brooklyn.

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