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Saturday 02/28/2015
Joseph Charles Labay
Posted: February 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Joseph Charles Labay, 81, of East Bernard, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 following a brief illness at a Sugar Land hospital. He was born on July 2, 1933 in Nada, Texas, a son of the late Steve Labay, Sr. and Ludmilla Kaspar Labay.

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Ernest Lawrence Sanders
Posted: February 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Lawrence “L.V.” Sanders, age 94, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at The Tabernacle of Prayer with the Rev. C.E. Jackson officiating.

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Louis Joe Vavra
Posted: February 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Graveside services for Louis Joe Vavra, 90, of Brenham were scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham.  Mr. Vavra passed away February 21, 2015 in College Station, at the age of 90. 

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Maggie Lee Frank
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Maggie Lee Frank, age 73, of Wharton will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at East Gate-New Prosperity Baptist Church with the Rev. A.J. Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Miller-Gordon Cemetery.

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Saturday 02/21/2015
Anthony Fishar
Posted: February 21, 2015 - 12:59 pm

A Funeral Mass for Anthony “Tony” Fishar, 64, of East Bernard, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in East Bernard with burial following at the church cemetery. Rev. Donald Ruppert will officiate the services.

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Jeanene Merka
Posted: February 21, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Jeanene Louise Dittman Merka, age 79, of Wharton, and formerly of Baytown passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born July 30, 1935 in Goose Creek, the daughter of the late Fred and Eva Dittman.

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Mary Miculka
Posted: February 21, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Mary Miculka, age 92, of Hungerford, passed away Feb. 16, 2015 at a Wharton nursing home following a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 17, 1922 in Hungerford, the daughter of the late Joe Bartos and Annie Spurny Bartos. 

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Wednesday 02/18/2015
Nadine King
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Nadine King, 84, of Wharton, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at an El Campo nursing facility following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 14, 1930 in Sylvester, Ga., to the late Charlie and Ruby West. 

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Bennie Konvicka
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:28 pm

Bennie Joe Konvicka, age 86, of Wharton, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 in Houston following an extended illness. He was born on Jan. 19, 1929, in Fayetteville, a son of the late Frank and Mary Malek Konvicka.

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Jeanene Merka
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Jeanene Louise Dittman Merka, age 79, of Wharton, passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 following a long illness at her home surrounded by her family.

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Mary Miculka
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Mary Miculka, age 92, of Hungerford, passed away Monday, Feb.  16, 2015 following a chronic illness at a Wharton nursing home surrounded by her family.

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Wendell Parker
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Oct. 22, 1939 – Feb. 8, 2015

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Daniel Partida
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Daniel Partida of Wharton went to be with the Lord, Dec. 17, 2014. He aas born in Yoakum to Juan and Victoria Partida.

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Rev. Ruben Romero
Updated: February 18, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Sept. 2, 1943 — Feb. 15, 2015

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Annie Sobotik
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 2:21 pm

Annie Agnes Sobotik, 103, of El Campo, passed away on Feb.14, 2015. She was born on June 10, 1911 in Burleson County to the late Tomas and Mary Fojt Macek.

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Saturday 02/14/2015
Frank Rachunek
Posted: February 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Frank Paul Rachunek, age 88, of Wharton passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born on June 15, 1926, in Hungerford, a son of the late Frank and Mary Mikel Rachunek.

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Maria Solis
Posted: February 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Maria Andrea “Andie” Solis, age 68, of Rosenberg and formerly of Wharton, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 in Houston following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 21, 1946 in Newgulf, daughter of the late Robert and Mary Driscoll Rodriguez.

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Wednesday 02/11/2015
Joyce Barker
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Joyce Barker, age 77, of Wharton, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Houston. She was born on Jan. 15, 1938, in El Campo, a daughter of Leroy and Leona Buenger Frels.

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Varise Dickerson
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Varise Dickerson, age 76, of Beasley, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at Simonton Community Church, in Simonton, with Rev. J. Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Powell Point Cemetery in Kendleton. Viewing was held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

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Mary Jurasek
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Mary Lynn Jurasek, age 77, of Wharton, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 in Wharton following a sudden illness.

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Betty Kresta
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Betty Jean Kresta, age 76, of East Bernard and formerly of Louise, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 in Rosenberg. She was born on Aug. 18, 1938 in Houston, a daughter of Wilburn and Victoria Poncik Ransone.

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Frank Rachunek
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Frank P. Rachunek, age 88, of Wharton, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

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Saturday 02/07/2015
Edna Graves
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 3:30 am

Edna Graves, 72, of El Campo, died Feb. 3, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church.

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Pauline Kalina
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 3:30 am

Pauline Julia Kalina, age 85, of Wharton, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 in Wharton following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 3, 1929, in Fort Bend County, a daughter of Adolf and Ludmilla Muniza Sabrsula.

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JoAnn Melton
Posted: February 07, 2015 - 3:30 am

JoAnn Chancey Melton, 79, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center.

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Wednesday 02/04/2015
Ojia Franklin
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 3:15 am

Ojia Franklin, 85, of Wharton, died Jan. 27, 2015. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 at New Faith Church.

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Elizabeth Guill
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Elizabeth Ann Guill, age 65, of Angleton and formerly of Boling, died Jan. 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on Dec. 6, 1949 in Newgulf, the daughter of the late Alfred Winland and Raynell Wetherell Winland. 

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Henry Hlavinka Sr.
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

On Jan. 29, 2015, Henry John Hlavinka Sr., 87, of East Bernard, quietly passed away at Rice Medical Center in Eagle Lake following a brief illness. He was born on May 17, 1927 in Bernard Prairie, son of the late Rehor and Vlasta Mynarik Hlavinka.

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Faye Howard
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Faye Anders Howard, age 97, of Stafford, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 in her daughter’s Missouri City home. She was born on Oct. 22, 1917 in Goose Creek near Baytown to Marcus “Andy” and Ruth Anders.

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Maxine Saddler
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Maxine Katherine Scott Saddler left her earthly bounds on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the age of 82. She resided at Jewell Care Center in Denver, Colo., for the past four years.  

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Josephine Capito
Posted: January 31, 2015 - 3:30 am

Josephine “Jo” Wadler Capito passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Jo was born in Wharton on Sept. 10,1940 to Marjorie and Paul Wadler.

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Frank Groover Jr.
Posted: January 31, 2015 - 3:30 am

Frank Enders Groover Jr., age 91, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in Brenham after a brief illness.

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Dale Hunt
Posted: January 31, 2015 - 3:30 am

Dale Hunt, 82, of Garwood, passed away on Jan. 24, 2015. He was born Aug. 26, 1932, in Knippa. He was the second of five children born to the late Raymond and Mollie Herring Hunt of Garwood.

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Lucille Walker
Posted: January 31, 2015 - 3:30 am

Memorial services for Lucille Walker, 89, of El Campo, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Bill Muns
Posted: January 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Bill D. Muns, of El Campo, died Jan. 22, 2015 at The Medical Center in Houston at the age of 82. He was born Sept. 9, 1932 in Enid, Okla., to Dale William and Helen Louise Willett Muns.

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Lynn Quillin
Posted: January 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Lynn Quillin, 81, of Bay City, took his last flight home on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 when he passed away in Webster following a short illness. A trained U.S. Air Force pilot, reservist and Air Force Academy Admissions Officer, he was known for his joy of taking friends and visitors up in his Cessna to see his adopted Gulf Coast community of Bay City.

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Robert Strarup
Posted: January 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Robert Owen Strarup, age 79, of Wharton, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in a Katy hospital following a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 31, 1935 in Taylor, a son of the late Owen Conrad and Iona Eugenia Vandegrift Strarup.

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Monday 01/26/2015
Annie Macha
Posted: January 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm

Annie “Ann” Kovar Macha, age 88, of Hungerford, passed away Monday, Jan.19, 2015 in a Wharton hospital following a short illness. She was born on Sept. 20, 1926 in Tavener, the daughter of the Peter Kovar and Veronica Bohacek Kovar. 

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Lena Quintanilla
Posted: January 26, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Lena Ybarbo Quintanilla, 86, of Wharton, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at a Wharton hospital following a brief illness. She was born April 9, 1928, in Gonzales to parents Louis Ybarbo Sr. and Elisa Maldonado Ybarbo.

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James Warren
Posted: January 26, 2015 - 2:02 pm

James Warren, 57, was born Oct. 23, 1957 in El Campo and died on Monday, Jan. 19, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Wharton.

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Joseph Williams
Posted: January 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Funeral Services for Joseph Harold Williams, age 61, of Wharton, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at Mother Zion Baptist Church with Dr. C.L. Wallace Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in New Prosperity Cemetery. Friends amy call after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Friday 01/23/2015
Rupert Delgado Jr.
Posted: January 23, 2015 - 8:12 am

Rupert Delgado, Jr., 56, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. He was born in East Bernard on Oct. 21, 1958 to Rupert Delgado Sr. and Margarita Lara.

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
Naomi Lewis
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

Naomi Jane Lewis, age 95, of Hungerford and formerly of Alvin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 in an Eagle Lake hospital. She was born April 27, 1919 in Palestine, the daughter of the late Homer and Jane Watts. 

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Ann Macha
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

Ann Macha, age 88, of Hungerford, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, following a brief illness at a Wharton hospital.

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Teresa Ramirez
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

Teresa Ramirez, age 67, of Wharton, passed away on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 15, 1947, in Wharton to the late Alfredo Gusman and Bernarda Alcorta Gusman.

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Saturday 01/17/2015
Don Legler
Posted: January 17, 2015 - 3:30 am

Don Michael Legler, 62, of Wharton, passed away after beating cancer on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at a Houston hospital following a brief illness. He was born July 21, 1952 in Wharton to the late Bruno Legler and Edna Piwetz Legler.

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Annie Petitt
Posted: January 17, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral Services for Annie Lue Johnson Petitt, 79, of Wharton, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at St. Stephens Baptist Church with Rev. C. Gardner officiating. Interment will follow in New Mount Olive Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. with services starting at 11 a.m. Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Friday.

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Hattie Rodgers
Posted: January 17, 2015 - 3:30 am

Hattie Emelia Rodgers, age 93, of Wharton, died Jan. 13, 2015, at a Wharton nursing home. She was born on Aug. 27, 1921 in Wharton, the daughter of the late Arthur Fred and Johanna Berberch Fred. 

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Virginia Rodriguez
Posted: January 17, 2015 - 3:30 am

Virginia Rodriguez, age 66, of Wharton, died Jan. 14, 2015, at a Wharton hospital following a brief illness. She was born on April 1, 1948 in Wharton, the daughter of the late Daniel Rodriguez Sr. and Cirilda Rodriguez. 

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Wednesday 01/14/2015
Natividad Hernandez
Posted: January 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Natividad Hernandez, 85, of Wharton, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 11, 2015.

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