Herbert (Herb) Gordon Haynes passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the age of 93.  Herb was born at his home on September 24, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born to parents Uriel D. Haynes and Eleanora Wagenfuhr Haynes and his big brother, Robert D. Haynes in …

Sharon Kay Smith, a resident of New Braunfels, passed away suddenly on December 4, 2019, at the age of 75. She was surrounded by her daughter, Romina Hernandez, and grandsons, Michael J. Hernandez and Ray Martinez. She was born on July 9, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas to the late Leo Francis S…

CANYON LAKE, TX - Steven Dhu Hosford, recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Sunday, November 24, 2019 while doing what he truly loved best ~deer hunting. Steve was born July 7, 1946 in Keokuk, IA to Eldon Maxwell Hosford, Sr. and Lenora Dowli…

CANYON LAKE, TX - Steven Dhu Hosford, recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Sunday, November 24, 2019 while doing what he truly loved best ~deer hunting. Steve was born July 7, 1946 in Keokuk, IA to Eldon Maxwell Hosford, Sr. and Lenora Dowli…

Margaret Ann Bird was born on March 9, 1951 and peacefully joined her Lord and Savior December 4, 2019.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

William “Willie” O. Sowersby of Wimberley, Texas passed away on November 27, 2019 at Central Texas Medical Center after a long battle with cancer at the age of 66.

Armando Garcia, Sr. of Canyon Lake / Fischer, Texas went home to be with his Father in heaven on December 1, 2019 in New Braunfels, Texas.

On November 21, 2019, Florence Beaty Blair-Noethlich received her long-awaited call to come home.  No longer bound by earthly confines, she joined a host of family members who preceded her, including: her youngest child, Fred Jr.; first husband, Fred Blair; father, David Augustus Beaty; moth…

Family and friends gathered the day after Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Sandra Joy Parnall, age 74 of New Braunfels, who passed away peacefully at home on October 4, 2019. 

Antonio “Tony” Perez Jr., 88, beloved and dedicated husband, father, Pepaw, and brother, passed peacefully in his home on December 5, 2019. He was born on July 28, 1931, in New Braunfels, Texas, where he was a lifelong resident. Tony was a devout Catholic and proud member of Our Lady of Perp…

“Don’t weep at my grave, for I am not there, I have a date with a butterfly to dance in the air. I’ll be singing in the sunshine, wild and free playing tag with the wind while I am waiting for thee.”

David Moores Hamm, 66, of New Braunfels passed away the morning of December 1, 2019. David was born June 5, 1953 in Houston, Texas to Bettie Scott Moores Hamm (deceased) and William Dow Hamm Jr. (deceased). Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 at The Episcopal Church …

At the age of 94, A loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend, our beloved Louise Haley (Fries) Pesek, left this earth for her heavenly home on December 2, 2019. 

Margaret Ann Bird was born on March 9, 1951 and peacefully joined her Lord and Savior December 4, 2019. She grew up in Robstown, TX, graduated from Southwestern University and taught school for several years.  She married the love of her life, Gary William Bird, on February 2, 1974 and they …

Richard Dwight Bishop, age 74, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on November 25, 2019 after a long illness. He is no longer in pain and is finally at peace. Richard was born in New Braunfels, Texas on September 3, 1945 to Elroy ‘Shorty’ Bishop and Alleen Joyce (Ivey) Bishop. 

Harry Baldwin Fessler, Jr. (Hal), 90, died on November 21, 2019.  Hal was born in 1929 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to parents, Harry Baldwin Fessler, Sr. and Anna Bowman Fessler.  He spent most of his school-age years in Shreveport, Louisiana where he played basketball and baseball for his alma ma…

It  is with great sadness that the family of Daniel Landin Bustos Sr. announces his passing peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the age of 64. Dan was preceded in death by his father Ray Bustos. Survived by his mother Juanita, his wife Barbara, their adopted daughter Gard…

Sandra Kay Myatt, 81, beloved sister, mother, and grandmother, passed in her sleep at home 25 Nov 19.

Keith Allen Seelhammer died unexpectedly on November 28, 2019 in Amman, Jordan at age 58.

Rodolfo “Rudy” Villarreal (Popo), 79, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. He was surrounded by family and surrendered peacefully into the arms of Jesus.

Services will be held on Friday, December 6th at 10:00am at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Lou Godin 79 was a resident of New Braunfels for 31 years. She died November 12th at Eden Hill. Survivors: Lou had two Son’s; Charles (Deceased) and Robert. One Daughter Sue. She had one Sister…

Harry Baldwin Fessler, Jr. (Hal), 90, died on November 21, 2019.  Hal was born in 1929 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to parents, Harry Baldwin Fessler, Sr. and Anna Bowman Fessler.  He spent most of his school-age years in Shreveport, Louisiana where he played basketball and baseball for his alma ma…

Pamela Hightower Timmermann passed away at the age of 68 in New Braunfels, Texas.  Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it and only God knows why....Phelan Hill, 39, of New Braunfels, Texas and formerly of Smithboro, NY passed away suddenly due to injuries from an auto accident on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

Sylvia Ploetz Schneider, age 89 of Seguin, passed away on November 29, 2019. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Tres Hewell Mortuary from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Emanuel’s Lutheran Church at 10 a. m. with Rev. Marc…

Dr. Michael E. Johnson, Sr., 64, of Canyon Lake, TX, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2019 at St David Hospital in Austin, Texas. He was born to William M. Johnson and Betty Eugenia Flora in Waco, Texas on July 12, 1955.

Lulu Mae Altenhof Schwab, age 87 of Seguin, was called home on November 28, 2019.  Lulu Mae was born on October 21, 1932 in Guadalupe County, Texas to Louis and Hulda (Meyer) Altenhof. With Lulu Mae it was not the length of life, but the depth of life. She was a kind, loving person who alway…

Melissa Edwards, age 40, and her son Brendan, age 11, were tragically killed on November 10, 2019 when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle that swerved into their lane.  Melissa had a fierce spirit that shined through the sparkle in her eyes.  She was a loving mother, and devoted wife and da…

Gretta Demelli, age 74 of New Braunfels, formerly of Kempner, Lampasas County, Texas passed peacefully with her family by her side on November 19, 2019.   Gretta was born of February 11th, 1945 to John Goldrick and Gertrude in Killeshandra, County Cavan, Ireland.

Louis Hunt Lightsey died on November 27 in New Braunfels, Texas. He was born on April 12, 1931 in Waco, Texas to Zelda Mae Hunt and Louis Abbott Lightsey.  He was raised in the farming community of Pt. Enterprise, outside of Mexia, Texas.  

Felicita Carmona, 81, of New Braunfels, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019 in San Antonio.

Judith Annette (Bignall) Bittner, 84, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 23, 2019. She was surrounded by family and surrendered peacefully into the arms of Jesus.

Arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home (www.doeppenschmidtfuneralhome.com) in New Braunfels, Texas for Harry “Hal” Baldwin Fessler, Jr. of New Braunfels, Texas, who passed away on November 21, 2019 at the age of 90.

David Arthur LaCombe was born to Russell & Eileen L. (Putnam) LaCombe on December 7, 1937 in Wayne County, Michigan. 

Arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home (www.doeppenschmidtfuneralhome.com) in New Braunfels, Texas for Melissa Edwards and her son, Brendan Edwards of Spring Branch, Texas, who both passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2019. 

David Cowley Eastwood, 76, of New Braunfels, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019.  He was born September 4, 1943 to Corydon and Fannie Lou Eastwood in San Marcos, TX.  He attended San Marcos High School and graduated in 1961. Upon graduation, he went to work for Green Valley Cattle Compa…

Mary Ann Thompson Sawyer, age 81, and a resident of New Braunfels, passed away at her home on Saturday afternoon, November 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Mary Ann was born on September 14, 1938 in St. Paul, KS to the late Alden O. Thompson, Jr and Annie Born Thompson.   

Allen Joel Seelhammer passed away Wednesday November 20th, 2019 at the age of 80.  He was born in Oakes North Dakota on October 11, 1939.  He was greeted in heaven by his wife of 56 years Colleen Seelhammer, who died December of 2016, and son Mark Seelhammer who passed in 2004.  

Catherine Mary (Higgins) Mitchell, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, following a long struggle with cancer.  Born on November 26, 1931, “Katie” grew up in Baldwinsville, New York.  A 1949 graduate of Baldwinsville High School, Katie met her late husband, Lt. Colonel J…

Ariceli Renee Garcia made her entrance into the world on August 2, 2005 to Regina and Margarito Garcia of New Braunfels, Texas. She was the youngest of a family of 7 and the favorite as she would frequently like to remind us. She brought a certain type of youth and exuberance for life to her…

Victor Keith Weyers, born October 24, 1931, in Palmer Nebraska, was greeted by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 14, 2019.  Vic was raised in Burwell, Nebraska and after serving in the Navy attended Colorado State University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry.  There he met …

Marie Shelly Holm was born in 1919 in Refugio, Texas and died in 2019 at her home on the Holm Ranch in Fischer, Texas.

Steven Ray Richter went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the age of 64.  He was born March 23, 1955, in New Braunfels, Texas, and moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1980, where he remained with his devoted family for the remainder of his life.  He is su…