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Gloria Ann Brod Heffner, 75, of El Campo, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Dec. 23, 1944 in El Campo, to Emery Brod and Hattie Nordin Brod.

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Harold W. Bishop, 84, of El Campo, passed away May 23, 2020. He was born June 28, 1935 in Appleton, Wisc. to Arthur Bishop Sr. and Bonita Peterson Bishop. Harold served in the U.S. Air Force and owned Bishop Enterprises in El Campo. He was a member of the American Legion 251 for 54 years and…

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Jesse F. Sobotik, 93, passed away May 19, 2020. He graduated valedictorian from El Campo High School in 1943.

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Michael Augustin Nunez, Jr. 58, of Wharton, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Sugar Land. Mike was born Aug. 17, 1961, in Wharton, to Antonia Cruz Nunez and Mike Nunez Sr.

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William Charles Tlucek, 80, of Glen Rock, N.J., passed away peacefully on May 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Ann, and was a loving father to children Steven and Karen.

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Donald “Duck” Nohavitza was born Oct. 23, 1938 in the Jones Creek Community, and was one of seven children. Webster’s Dictionary has no definition worthy or unique enough to even begin to describe him. Donald was certainly unequaled in his tenacity in finding solutions to the many challenges…

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Gerald Ray Hanus of Johnson City passed away May 11, 2020 at the age of 70 in Austin. Gerald was born Sept. 5, 1949 in Victoria to Jerry and Viola (Lesikar) Hanus.

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James Scott Arbuckle, 66, of El Campo passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on May 26, 2020. He was born May12, 1954 in El Campo. In Scott’s words, “I have proudly spent all of my life serving and helping others.” He spent his life devoted to helping local farmers prosper, …

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Vergil Edmund Michaelsen, 87, of El Campo, passed away May 20, 2020. He was born Nov. 5, 1932 in El Campo to Sophus and Maren Methea (Strarup) Michaelsen. Vergil proudly served in the U.S. Army Armed Forces during the Korean War. He enlisted in April of 1953 and was promoted to Corporal of t…

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George Winship, 76, of El Campo, passed away May 22, 2020. Services will be held at a later date.

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Donald “Duck” Wendel Nohavitza, 81, of El Campo, passed away May 21, 2020. He was born Oct. 23, 1938 in Jones Creek to John and Katherine Wendel Nohavitza. Donald was a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 2490 and was a founding father and past president of the…

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Leroy J. Vykukal, 57, passed away at his home in Beasley on May 19, 2020. He was born on April 19, 1963 to Edmund J. and Martha Martinka Vykukal in East Bernard. He spent most of his life in El Campo. He enjoyed going fishing with his brother and taking drives in the country together. Most o…

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Gerald Ray Hanus of Johnson City passed away May 11, 2020 at the age of 70 in Austin. Gerald was born Sept. 5, 1949 in Victoria to Jerry and Viola (Lesikar) Hanus.

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Santiago “Jimbo” Saucedo Jr. passed away May 3, 2020 at his residence in El Campo at the age of 77. He was born Sept. 12, 1942 in Wharton, to Catalina and Santiago Saucedo Sr. He was an active member of St. Robert’s Catholic Church and a member of Santo Nombre at St. Robert’s. He worked for …

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Virgil Joseph Svajda, 90, of El Campo, peacefully passed away at his home on Friday, May 15, 2020, with family at his side. He was one of two children (sons) born Sept. 23, 1929 to Mary (Pechacek) and Vladimir (Ladgie) Svajda, where he was raised and went to Catholic and public school. He se…

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Marie Ochoa Baisa, 70, of Louise passed away May 13, 2020. Time of visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 with a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Wheeler Funeral Home. CDC occupancy guidelines will be followed as well as mask or face covering.

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Reverend Mister Jarrel J. Nohavitza of El Campo died May 14, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born Feb. 28, 1933 in El Campo to John and Katherine Wendel Nohavitza. He was U.S. Army Veteran, past president of Brothers Well Service and a retired deacon at St. Philip Catholic Church.

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Darlene Elizabeth Byrd, 76, of Wharton went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 11,2020 surrounded by her family. She was born June 16, 1943 in Wharton. She worked for Worthing Insurance Company for 28 years and later retired from Wharton County Junior College in 2013 serving as the comptr…

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Manuel Wayne Robinson, 66, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020. He was born on July 23, 1953, to Robbie and Ruby Manis Robinson, and grew up with his grandparents in Louise, Texas.

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Felipa Vasquez Rubio passed away May 6, 2020 in Houston at the age of 87. She was born Sept. 12, 1932 in Victoria, to Theresa De Los Santos and Juan Vasquez. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Robert’s Catholic Church.

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Santiago “Jimbo” Saucedo Jr. passed away May 3, 2020 at his residence in El Campo at the age of 77. He was born Sept. 12, 1942 in Wharton, to Catalina and Santiago Saucedo Sr. He was an active member of St. Robert’s Catholic Church and a member of Santo Nombre at St. Robert’s.

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Warren “Butch” Paul Witcher, 62, of El Campo, passed away May 6, 2020. He was born Sept. 16, 1957 in El Campo to George Paul Witcher and Dorothy Trochta Pospisil. Butch served in the U.S. Air Force and worked for Fesco, Ltd. in El Campo as a QC Inspector. He was a member of St. Philip the Ap…

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Joe Dionicio Hernandez Sr., 78, of El Campo, passed away May 4, 2020. He was born Sept. 18, 1941 in Yoakum to Dionicio and Emilia Gonzalez Hernandez. Joe was owner and operator of Hernandez Nursery for 40 years. He had a passion for plants and beautifying his clients’ yards. He was also the …

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Rita Appling Hudson passed away April 17, 2020 at the age of 92. She lived in New Braunfels for many years and then transferred to Cedar Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Unit in Cedar Park in 2019.

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Howard Lee (Pete) Lyons, 86, passed away May 3, 2020. He born Sept. 29, 1933 to Sam Howard Lyons and Belle Laughlin Lyons in Orange Field, Texas.

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Karen D. McCall, 75, of El Dorado, Ark.; died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

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Nelma Ellan Rummell passed away May 2, 2020 in El Campo at the age of 88. She was born Jan. 6, 1932 in the Hahn Community to Everette Wayne and Veana Frances Lamkin Hunt.

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Raymond Joe Vasquez, 82, of El Campo, passed away April 24, 2020. He was born March 14, 1938 in Ranchito to Manuel and Marie Rodriguez Vasquez. He was a crane operator for the gravel pits in Altair.

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Donna Jean Hubenak Korenek, 73, of El Campo, passed away April 24, 2020. She was born Oct. 15, 1946 in El Campo to Richard and Hermina Kubesch Hubenak. Donna married Emil J. Korenek Jr. on July 20, 1968 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Taiton and together they owned Korenek’s Repair in El Ca…

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Raymond Vasquez, 82, of El Campo, passed away April 24, 2020. Arrangements are pending at Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.

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Annie Esther (Nedbalek) Mazoch, 89, moved to her eternal home in heaven on Saturday, April 18, 2020, following a lengthy and brave journey with Alzheimer’s disease. Her earthly homes were El Campo, Texas and Gonzales, La. She was a homemaker and loving mother to seven children. Her physical …

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Ronald Dale Davenport, 73, of El Campo, passed away April 21, 2020. He was born May 30, 1946 in Pelzer, S.C. to Edwin Thomas and Rachel Saxon Davenport. He loved playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

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Lucius Hood Jr. was born Nov. 1, 1957 to Barbara King-Hood and Lucius Hood Sr. Lucius and accepted Christ at an early age. He was a graduate of El Campo High School, San Diego Technical College and served in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoyed life traveling with his wife, being aroun…

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Dr. Edwina Millican Brown died April 20, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. She was born the only child of Ruby Mayes and A. Horace Millican Jr. on May 15, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas. The Millicans were a pioneer El Campo family who operated Millican Cleaners of El Campo for many years.

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Ronald Dale Davenport, 73, of El Campo, passed away April 21, 2020. He was born May 30, 1946 in Pelzer, S.C. to Edwin Thomas and Rachel Saxon Davenport. He loved playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

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Merlin Poindexter Jr., 66, born March 8, 1954 in El Campo departed this life April 21, 2020. A visitation will be 1 - 4 p.m. Friday, April 24 at Matthews Funeral Home in Wharton. A private funeral will be held April 25. Interment will take place at the Houston National VA Cemetery at later date.

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Ona Fae Williamson Boland of San Antonio died peacefully in her sleep April 16, 2020.

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Joe Rodriguez of Memphis, Texas passed away April 10, 2020 in Amarillo. He was born June 3, 1955 in El Campo to Leon and Delfina Rodriguez.

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Theresa Quillin Webb of El Campo, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away at the age of 93 on April 7, 2020. Theresa was a proud person who loved life and lived it intensely. She was born on March 1, 1927 in Fouke, Ark. She was the third of four children …

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Naomi Williams, 82, of El Campo, born Oct. 6,1937, departed this life April 1, 2020. Visitation will be held 2 - 6 p.m. Friday, April 10 at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in El Campo. Social distancing will be enforced.

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James Hansen Sralla, 46, passed away April 2, 2020, due to complications related to liver failure. He was born in Houston on Aug. 29, 1973. Jamie, as he was known, operated The Resale Barn in El Campo with his parents.

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Ramona “Sassy” Mitchell Ingram went to her heavenly home on April 4, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in Louise on Jan. 2, 1936, to Stafford and Ruth Lindblom Mitchell. She graduated from Louise High School at the age of 16, and after graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, be…

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Irene Jeanette Hurta, 82, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 in Sugar Land. She was born Aug. 26, 1937 in El Campo to William and Bertha Kunetka. Irene was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Needville. Irene worked as a legal secretary for many years.

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Joe Tom Davis, 81, of El Campo, passed away April 1, 2020. He was born in Smiley on July 7, 1938 to H.C. and Lorene Smith Davis. Joe Tom served in the U.S. Navy and was a history professor at Wharton County Junior College.

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Cyril Anton Muzik Jr., 76, of Louise, passed away March 26, 2020. He was born Feb. 28, 1944 in Denver, Colo. to Cyril Muzik Sr. and Evelyn Baca Muzik.

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Dorothy Ruth Graham, 89, of El Campo, passed away March 24, 2020. She was born in Bronco Aug. 28, 1930 to Newton and Vera Sanders Graham.

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Allen Ray Popp, 67, of El Campo, passed away March 24, 2020. He was born in El Campo on Dec. 10, 1952 to Joe and Virginia Valigura Popp. Allen retired from Hamman Swabbing as a rig operator.

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Kenneth Dale Mattheaus, 68, of Boling, passed away March 24, 2020. He was born Oct. 14, 1951 in Houston to Alfred and Veronica Bialas Mattheaus. Kenneth served in the U.S. Marines and was the owner of Javelina Mechanical Services in West Columbia.

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Velma Lucille Gann Bram, 92, of Victoria, passed away March 18, 2020. She was born Nov. 2, 1927 in El Campo to William and Martha Allen Gann.

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Cliff Raymond McLain, aka “Tiny,” resided in El Paso and went to heaven at the age of 71 on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 finally finding his pot of gold.

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Karen Maxine Hensley Meinardus, 72, of Georgetown, Texas passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020.

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