Marilyn Plourde

Jan 5, 2024

***UPDATE***  Marilyn's Celebration of Life ceremony is scheduled for June, 1, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 7 Wescott Road, Simsbury, CT.  In honor of Marilyn, many of us are planning to wear flip flops and invite you to do the same.  There will be a reception to follow and details will be announced...

Dale Arthur Bates

Jan 1, 2024

 

Dale Bates age 99 passed away peacefully in Bertram Texas January 1st. He was born in Salem Oregon January 18 1924 to Arthur B Bates and Ruth Newton Bates. Dale was a waist gunner in a B 24 Liberator in WWII and then joined the Airforce Reserve as an officer after graduating from Willamette University. Dale retired as a...

Donald Maurice Hawkins

Dec 26, 2023

Donald Maurice Hawkins, known affectionately as Donnie, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2023, surrounded by his loving Family Daughter Vivian, Son-in-law Michael, and granddaughter Paige. Born on August 27, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA, to James and Georgetta Hawkins, Donnie was a man who left an indelible mark on the lives of all who knew him.Donnie's career spans an impressive...

George Albert Gomez

Dec 26, 2023

George A. Gomez age 85, raised in Houston Texas passed away peacefully December 26, 2023. He was born April 26th 1938. He preceded in death by his parents, Izidoro Gomez Gamez and Maria De La Luz Vargas Fernandez  and several family members. He is survived by his wife, Blanca Gomez, his children, Norma Bellyris (Rene) Gutierrez, Leticia M. Gomez (Ali...

Kathleen Ann Kiraly

Dec 24, 2023

Kathleen (Cathy) Ann Kiraly, a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, peacefully passed away on Christmas Eve morning, December 24, 2023, in San Diego, CA. She was born on April 7, 1951, in Ft Riley, Kansas. Cathy's warm-hearted nature and selflessness touched the lives of all those who had the privilege to know her.  She had been dealing with...

Bettye Jean Kendall

Dec 23, 2023

On December 23, 2023, Bettye Jean Kendall peacefully passed away in her sleep at home. She was 83 years old. Bettye was the proud mother of 4 children. Her greatest love was her family, and those she considered family.

Bettye’s early life wasn’t easy. Her Mother never wanted her and tried to end her life before it began. Thankfully, she failed...

Dona Marie Holt

Dec 23, 2023

Dona Marie Holt, a long-time resident of Irving, Texas, passed away on December 23, 2023, at age 81, at the Texas Masonic Retirement Community in Arlington, Texas.  She was born in Fort Worth, Texas on July 8, 1942 to Margaret Marie Kelley and Raymond Gadie Rucker, Jr.

 

Dona’s parents worked for her grandparents, Elma D. Kelley and Cenia Evelyn...

Terry Owen

Dec 23, 2023

Terry Owen has passed away at the age of 81. Born on February 18, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas, Terry lived a life filled with adventures and later a deep love for Jesus. He was a dedicated individual who made an impact on those around him through his career as well as his roles as a father, husband, brother and...

Sylvia “Doretta” Youngdahl

Dec 23, 2023

Sylvia “Doretta” Youngdahl, a remarkable woman who will forever be remembered, passed away on December 23, 2023, in Pacifica, CA. Born on May 1, 1922, in Lake Preston, North Dakota, Doretta led a life full of compassion, hard work, and dedication to helping others. Her warm-hearted nature touched the lives of many, and her departure leaves behind cherished memories for...

Jack Sherman McIlhenny

Dec 21, 2023

Jack S. McIlhenny passed away at his home in Tatum, Texas on December 21, 2023 at the age of 80.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years Carolyn Cravey McIlhenny. He also leaves behind his son Brandon McIlhenny and his wife Kelly McIlhenny of Tomball, Texas and his daughter Breann McIlhenny Hart and her husband Branden...