Gold Star Mothers Buried at Roselawn Memorial Park
Van Vleck, Texas
 
(  ) - indicates maiden name         {  } - indicates previous marriage  
 

Annie Ruth (Mangum) Arnold

January 20, 1922 - November 18, 1996

Ruth is buried at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck , Texas beside her husband Edwin Jacob Arnold (August 20, 1915 - February 6, 1973) who was a veteran of World War II. Their son Airman First Class Calvin L. Arnold (September 14, 1943 - May 27, 1967) United States Air Force is buried near them. Calvin was killed in an accident while on duty with the Air Force in France . At the time of his death, his parents were living in Bay City , Texas.

 

 

Alice Lucille (Hudler) {Gajdosik} {Adams} Avery

July 30, 1917 - July 2, 1997

Alice is buried in Section A. Alice’s son Staff Sergeant Ernest Wayne Gajdosik (September 24, 1945 - February 20, 1967), United States Army was accidentally killed in Vietnam.  He is buried at Roselawn Memorial Park, Section A, Van Vleck, Texas near his mother and father William V. Gajdosik (December 24, 1902 - November 11, 1969).   At the time of his death his family was living in Bay City, Texas.

   

Ruby Mertie (Lynch) Clements

September 30, 1891 - July 23, 1972

Ruby and her husband Clement Thomas Clements (July 1, 1885 - April 15, 1983) are buried in Section A, Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck, Texas.  Their son Staff Sergeant Ira B. Clements (May 7, 1917 - March 25, 1945), United States Army was killed in action in Germany. He is buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.  At the time of his death his family lived in Cedar Lane, Texas.

 

Ella (Sachtleben) Cooper

January 8, 1905 - July 21, 1998

Ella and her husband George Edward Cooper (December 13, 1899 - March 24, 1970) are buried in Section A.  Their son Pilot Orville Thomas Cooper (July 5, 1927 - June 12?, 1951), United States Navy was killed in a flight training accident off the USS Essex near the California coast.  His remains were not recovered.  At the time of his death his family lived in Bay City, Texas.

   

    Mary Annie (Fojtik) Eastman

August 22, 1890 - January 3, 1990

Mary and her husband Joseph Buell Eastman (March 9, 1887 - April 13, 1962) are buried in Section A, Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck, Texas.  Their son Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Joseph Buell Eastman, Jr. (June 1, 1915 - March 9, 1944), United States Coast Guard was killed in action in the North Atlantic when his ship was sunk by the Germans. His remains were never recovered. He is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England. At the time of his death his family lived in Cedar Lane, Texas.

 

Irene Elizabeth (Bell) Jinks

October 6, 1911 - March 7, 1989

Irene and her husband Reverend Curtis P. Jinks (May 3, 1909 - August 12, 1999) are buried in Section A, Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck, Texas.  Their son Lance Corporal William Donald Jinks (July 16, 1945 - May 19, 1967), United States Marine Corps was killed in action at Quang Tri, South Vietnam.  He is buried at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. At the time of his death his family was living in Lamonia, Iowa. His mother was a native of Matagorda County.



Ethel (Evans) Johnson 

October 1, 1904 - September 12, 1970

Ethel is buried at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck, Texas beside her husband, Charles NMN Johnson (January 19, 1893 - May 2, 1987), who was a veteran of World War I.  Their son Airman Recruit Ronald John Johnson (January 31, 1944 - March 5, 1962) United States Navy who died as a result of a motorcycle accident in Baja, Mexico is buried next to them.  At the time of his death the family was living in Bay City, Texas.

 

 

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Created
Feb. 3, 2005
Updated
Jul. 27, 2011
   

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