Dr. Travis Alan Moebes, 81, passed away from natural causes Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Travis was a dedicated mathematician, educator, tennis player, father, grandfather and husband. He was born in El Campo on Jan. 7, 1939 to Fern Cook Moebes and Leo Moebes. He grew up in this small Texas town s…
Rueben Joe Castro, age 65, of El Campo passed away Nov. 13, 2020 in El Campo. He was born April 6, 1955 in Shiner to Savior and Olga Laas Castro.
Rocque “Rocky” Cortez, 66, of Port Lavaca, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, Victoria.
Rueben Joe Castro, age 65, of El Campo passed away Nov. 13, 2020 in El Campo. No services have been scheduled at this time. Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dora Farias Casarez, 64, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 2, 2020. She was born July 30, 1956 in El Campo to Albert and Nieves Zepeda Farias.
Glenn “Chopper” Kahanek, 61, of New Taiton, passed away Nov. 12, 2020. He was born Oct. 17, 1959 in El Campo to Alvin and Joyce Livanec Kahanek. He worked in the oilfield for over 30 years and was a rig supervisor for Stone Well Service. He was a member of the Nada Knights of Columbus No. 33…
Jennifer Leigh Kacal Patek, 48, of Seguin, formerly of El Campo, passed away Nov. 11, 2020. Jennifer was born June 25, 1972 in Wharton, to Nancy Katheryn (Hazel) and Frank Steve Kacal. She grew up in El Campo was a proud graduate of El Campo High School, Class of 1990.
Lisa Beane Holloway went home to Jesus on Nov. 9, 2020 at the age of 62.
David Cormier passed away Nov. 6, 2020 at the age of 82. He was born March 20, 1938 in El Campo to Maybelle Ritchie and Albert Cormier.
Maria M. Cruz, 94, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 9, 2020. She was born Sept. 15, 1926 in Rosenberg to Joe and Petra Flores Munoz.
Alois Raymond Korenek, 87, of Georgetown, formerly of El Campo, passed away Nov. 8, 2020. He was born on Aug. 9, 1933 in Taiton to Joe Sr. and Albina Zvonek Korenek. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant on April 27, 1991. Prior to his active duty, he served in the Texas Nationa…
Irvin James Janik, 68, of El Campo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 at a Richmond hospital. He was born April 14, 1952 in Wharton, to Rudolph and Martha Chumchal Janik.
Chona “Connie” Samora Longoria, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2020 at the age of 71.
Helen Claire Pfeffer Richter, 74, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 6, 2020. She was born Nov. 22, 1945 in Bay City to Lee and Mary Wakefield Pfeffer.
Juliana Kotulek, 85, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 4, 2020. She was born Aug. 7, 1935 in New Taiton to Paul and Lucy Labay Kubecka.
Mercedes Zamora Gonzalez, 75, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 4, 2020. She was born April 13, 1945 in Mexico to Guadalupe Rodriguez and Maria Zamora.
William Paul Feagin, 78, of El Campo, passed away Oct. 31, 2020. He was born Dec. 8, 1941 in Forney to Marvin and Ola Criswell Feagin. Paul served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a roustabout at Texaco.
Dora Farias Casarez, 64, of El Campo, passed away Nov. 2, 2020. Services are pending at Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.
Walter “Sonny” Skutca Jr., 83, of Blessing passed away Oct. 30, 2020. He was born on the family farm near El Maton on March 27, 1937 to Walter L. and Annie Ustynik Skutca. After graduating from Tidehaven High School in 1955, he was a lifelong farmer in the Midfield and El Maton area. Rarely …
Edith Hoffman Popp of Hillje passed away Oct. 29, 2020 at the age of 93. She was born in Nada to Method and Mary Stavinoha Hoffman. She was a baker at Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse for 18 years before retiring. She was a member of the KJZT Society and was a former member of the St. Andrew Altar…
Brian Timothy McGuirk, 69, of Louise, passed away Oct. 28, 2020. He was born Jan. 31, 1951 in Turkey to Richard and Bertha Jackson McGuirk. Brian graduated from Burges High School in El Paso, where he lived the majority of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked in sales at Neutrex.
Raul “Roy” Adam Gomez, 46, of Wharton, passed away Oct. 26, 2020. He was born in Wharton on Sept. 28, 1974. Roy’s dream of becoming a sheriff deputy came true in 2008 when the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office hired him to be a part of their team. He began his career as a correctional officer …
Joyce Elaine Barefield Haller, 66, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. She was born Jan. 7, 1954 in Port Lavaca Texas to Richard Dan Barefield and Eddie Mae Harvey Barefield. She attended school in Port Lavaca, and later received a bachelor’s degree in theology. She and her husband were mar…
Lieutenant Colonel Sidney J. Kubesch closed his final flight plan on Oct. 26, 2020, earning his ultimate promotion – Heaven. Or, as Sid would say, he “turned in his belly button.” Col. Kubesch passed peacefully in his sleep at his home, Good Enough Farm in Peru, Ind., surrounded by the lovin…
Heaven’s gates have opened to welcome home its angel, Aurora “Dora” Aguilar.
Reuben Henry “Papo” Brown Jr. was born Nov. 22, 1933 in Belton, to Reuben Sr, and Gertrude Solomon Brown. He had one sister, Patricia. He passed away Oct. 24, 2020 at the age of 86 after a courageous fight with Alzheimer’s.
Catherine (Cathy) Ann Ormsby, 70, of Rockdale passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Oct. 23, 2020 after her hard-fought journey with cancer.
Suzanne Page Kieth, 82, of Friendswood, formerly El Campo, passed away Oct. 18, 2020. She was born on July 18, 1938 in Houston to Hugh Sterling and Ann Louise Page.
DonAnn Birchfield, 48, of Bay City died Oct. 16, 2020. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Wheeler Funeral Home in El Campo.
Douglas Roddy, 73, of Louise, passed away Oct. 19, 2020. He was born in El Campo Sept. 9, 1947 to Roy and Agnes McKey Roddy. Douglas was a farmer.
Lorine Skow Treumer of Kerrville, formerly of El Campo, died Oct. 16, 2020 at the age of 86. She was born in Danevang to Jeppe M. and Gudrun Hansen Skow.
Rosa Soliz Reyes, 69, of El Campo, passed away Oct. 15,2020. She was born on Feb. 19, 1951 to Juan and Josephine Rodriguez Soliz.
Marvin Frank Swoboda, of Nada, passed away Oct. 15, 2020 in Houston at the age of 79. He was born to Hubert and Waliburga (Schneider) Swoboda on Sept. 10, 1941 in Nada. He married Linda Fay Perry on May 30, 1964.
Jessamy Jane Tomlinson Reed, 65, of Port O’Conner, passed away Oct. 13, 2020. She was born in Houston on Jan. 16, 1955 to Thomas King Tomlinson and Jessamy Warner Tomlinson.
Billy Ray Smith, 79, of Ganado passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. There will be a visitation on Thursday, Oct. 15 beginning at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Ganado. Burial will immediately follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park Cemetery in El Campo.
Brooke Ashley Wied Tomanek, 31, of El Campo, passed away Oct. 4, 2020. She was born June 28, 1989 in El Campo.
Jimmy Dwain Burkhalter, 64, of El Campo, passed away on Sept. 28, 2020.
Brad Allen Morris, 43, of El Campo passed away Sept. 27, 2020 in Van Wert, Ohio.
Brenda Mae Horak Chomout, 75, of El Campo, passed away Oct. 1, 2020. She was born Aug. 11, 1945 in Rosenberg to Jerry Horak and Lillie Mae Stegemueller Horak Hartman.
Mamie Lois Northcut Hruzek, 91, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 26, 2020. She was born Nov. 11, 1928 in Brownwood to A.J. and Nancy Churchwell Northcut.
Ruby Jean Polasek Kunz, 68, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 30, 2020. She was born Jan. 8, 1952 in El Campo to Frank and Lillie Lutringer Polasek.
Juan “Johnny” L. Tamez, born in Olivia, on May 16, 1938 to Abel Tamez Sr. and Dominga Lara Tamez, passed peacefully in the early morning hours of Sept. 27, 2020.
Edward E. “Bubba” Miller, 90, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 23, 2020. He was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Columbus to Oscar J. and Rosie Braden Miller.
Julio Sosa Sr., 86, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 23, 2020. He was born July 30, 1934 in Yorktown to Pedro and Christina Sanchez Sosa.
Michael Anthony Resendez, 21, of Wharton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Wharton. He was born Dec. 11, 1998 in Wharton, to Jesse Cantu and Monica Resendez.
Belle A. Lenz Matthews of El Campo passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. She was born Aug. 23, 1929 in Victoria, to Burt Lenz and Elmere Dawdy Lenz.