Obituaries

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Gary Daniel Brashier

Gary Daniel Brashier, 55, of El Dorado died July 18, 2014 at Lifetouch Hospice surrounded by his family and friends after a two year battle with cancer. He was born in Houston on Aug. 19, 1958 to William Grances Brashier and the late
Mary “Billy” Elizabeth Brashier. He went to Galena Park High School where he played football. He was a beloved  husband, father and grandfather. Gary believed in spreading the word of God whenever possible, he went on two separate mission trips to China and was actively involved with the youth group and Sunday school when his two girls
were growing up. In his early years Gary worked with his father in construction and upon moving to El Dorado he worked
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Calvin G. French

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George Charles Petras

George Charles Petras, 92, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather died July 15, 2014. George was born on Nov. 3, 1921 in Mullins Prairie to Gus and Bessie Adamcik Petras. George married Hilda Borovec on June 20, 1944 at Plum. George loved gardening and the outdoors, especially fishing. He was always anxious to “wet a line” whenever he could. He worked as a plant operator for a gravel material company most of his life and endured all types of harsh weather day and night. He was a good “straight domino” player, but enjoyed “42” also. He was a member of the Knights
of Columbus, the Holy NameSociety, VFW Post No. 5254 and  a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his two
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Jimmy H, Allen

Jimmy H, Allen, 74, died early Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his residence in La Grange. He was born Jan. 29, 1940 in Marion, La. A celebration of life for Jimmy will be held on Sunday, July 20 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Celebrations by Bistro 108 wine bar in La Grange. After graduating with a degree in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University, he went to work for the Louisiana Highway Department in Baton Rouge, La. and shortly thereafter the US Army Corps of Engineers
in Vicksburg, Miss. After taking graduate courses at the University of California in Berkley, he hired on with Bechtel
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Gary Wayne Reaves

Gary Wayne Reaves, 66, of Killeen, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 following a long illness. His family members were at  is
side. Born in Houston, Gary grew up partly in that city and partly in the countryside and small towns of South Central 
Texas that he loved. In high school, Gary was an excellent baseball and basketball player, but his lifelong passions were
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Flecia Buntyn Summerhill

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Anna K. Janssen

Anna K. Janssen, 102, of La Grange was born in Czechoslovakia and died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Bandera.She was a long time member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was also a member of the CDA Court Annunciation
No. 1962. She was a very active member of the St. Mark’s Medical Center Auxillary for 40 years. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William and Molly Verr of Bandera and her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Gregg Butler of Argyle, and two granddaughters, Amy and Jennifer Verr. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Verr,
Sr. and Friedrich “Fritz” Janssen. Serving as pallbearers were Herb Janssen, Phil Oestreich, Ben Bohuslav, Guy Abbey, Eric Solis, and Steve Pesick. Viewing was held at noon, Friday, July 11, 2014, with visitation with the family from 5 to
7 p.m. at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass was celebrated
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Sister M. Marcella Srubar

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Leonita Pavlas Robinson

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Albert Paul Kaiser, Jr.

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