• El Campo

    Renee Ripple

    Renee Elizabeth Ripple, 62, passed away Aug. 4, 2019. She was born on Oct. 15, 1956 to Fred and Bessie Ripple. The fourth of five children, she was raised in El Campo. Renee courageously battled epilepsy and associated psychological issues…

  • El Campo

    Philip Houston Jr.

    Philip Clay Houston Jr. was born to Philip Clay Sr. and Marie Hart Houston on Jan. 8, 1937, in Frisco, Okla. Phil passed away July 30, 2019.

  • Wharton County

    Jimmy McDonald

    Jimmy Loyd McDonald, age 84 of Seguin, passed away on July 31, 2019. A memorial service celebrating Jimmy’s life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. at Walnut Street Church of Christ with Chuck Morris officiating. A…

  • Wharton County

    Louise Marek

    Louise Frances Zaruba Marek, 102, of East Bernard, passed away peacefully at her residence on July 29, 2019. Louise was born Aug. 21, 1916 to the late Richard and Frances Hamala Zaruba in Frydek. Her mother was an immigrant from…

  • El Campo

    Marie Hlozek

    Marie Filip Hlozek, 94, of El Campo, passed away July 23, 2019. She was born June 9, 1925 in Ptenin, Czechoslovakia to Jaroslov and Katerina Drazkova Filip. Marie was a war bride and became a U.S. citizen on Aug. 7,…

  • El Campo

    Louis Cranek Jr.

    Louis V. Cranek Jr., 94, passed away in Columbus, Texas on July 23, 2019. He was born to Louis V. Cranek Sr. and Julia (Minarcik) Cranek on April 10, 1925 at their farm house in Vox Populi, Texas. He was…

  • El Campo

    Lawrence Berglund Sr.

    Lawrence Elmer Berglund Sr., 90, of El Campo, passed away July 28, 2019. He was born June 27, 1929 in El Campo to Elmer Carl and Irene Peterson Berglund. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and…

  • El Campo

    Jose Avendano

    Jose Luis Avendano, 78, of El Campo passed away July 28, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 9, 1940 in Mexico to Jose Nicholas Avendano and Maria Avendano. He worked for Faltisek for 35 years until his…

  • Wharton County

    Kenneth Borak

    Kenneth Louis Borak, Sr., 65, of Wharton, passed away on July 28, 2019 at his home. Kenneth was born Oct. 27, 1953 in Wharton to the late Milton and Mary Catherine Borak. Kenneth was one of three children.

  • Wharton County

    Daniel Christopher King

    Daniel Christopher King, age 64, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at his home in East Bernard, following a long battle with cancer. Chris, as he preferred to be called, was born Jan. 23, 1955, in Sealy. He was the son…

  • Wharton County

    Juanita Neal Heard

    Mrs. Juanita Neal Heard, while surrounded by her family, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, July 22, 2019. Her laughter and love will be missed by all those who knew her.

  • Wharton County

    Charles (Chuck) Leroy Lindzy

    Charles (Chuck) Leroy Lindzy, 77, passed away peacefully Monday, July 8, 2019 at a Houston Acute Care facility following a long term illness. Chuck was born Nov. 19, 1941 in Duluth Minn. and had resided at his home in Needville…

  • Wharton County

    Bennie Flores, Sr.

    Bennie Flores Sr., 92, of Goliad passed away July 20, 2019. He was born in Goliad to Rosa Ramirez Flores and Dioncio Flores on Aug. 27, 1926. He loved to hunt, fish, and tend to his garden.

  • Wharton County

    John Henry Doerr

    John Henry Doerr, 80, of New Braunfels, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in New Braunfels. Born on July 6, 1939 in New Braunfels, he was the son of the late Marvin F. Doerr and Lillie Tolle Doerr. In…

  • Wharton County

    Charles Lynn Bucek

    Charles Lynn Bucek, 83, of East Bernard, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019 following a lengthy illness. He was born in Wharton on Aug. 12, 1935, the oldest child of the late Charlie and Carrie Schattel Bucek.

  • El Campo

    Sana Simmons

    Sana Sue Simmons, age 68, of El Campo passed away June 11, 2019 in Victoria. She was born Feb. 10, 1951 in Canton, Ill. to Lawrence and Victoria Shaw Kennedy.

  • Wharton County

    Mary Spencer-Shorter

    Mary Marie Spencer-Shorter, 61, of Wharton, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2019. Mary was born Feb. 17, 1958 to the late Louis Allen and Zora Spencer. Mary is survived by friend Larry Salcido, daug

  • Wharton County

    Michael Fitchette

    Michael Wayne Fitchette, 55, of Dallas, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness. He was born on Oct. 7, 1963 in Houston to Susan Strong Germany and the late

  • Wharton County

    Ruby Lee Simmons

    Ruby Lee Simmons, age 84, a longtime resident of Wharton met Jesus face to face, peacefully surrounded by family on July 3, 2019. Ruby was born in Wharton to Robert William and Lerline Frances on May

  • El Campo

    Jeanette Matzke

    Jeanette Richter Matzke was born Oct. 17, 1937 in Taiton, Wharton County, Texas to Hattie (Naiser) and Alden John Richter Sr. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Lake Jackson with family and friends by her side.

  • El Campo

    Rosie Merta

    Rosie Bilicek Merta, 97, of El Campo, passed away July 5, 2019. She was born Sept. 24, 1921 in Hungerford to Joseph and Louise Zahradnik Bilicek.