Matagorda County Obituaries
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JAMES CHARLES NAISER

HALLETTSVILLE - James Charles Naiser, 69, of Hallettsville, passed away May 14, 2010. He was born on Nov. 29, 1940, to Ed and Alla Pinter Naiser in Danevang. He married Rosetta Stropek Naiser on Nov. 29, 1962, in Ganado.

James is survived by his wife, Rosetta; son, Vernon Naiser of Hallettsville; brother, Dennis Naiser of Markham; sisters, Bernice Smith of Hallettsville, Patricia Phillips of New Braunfels.

Preceded in death by: parents; parent-in-laws, Rudolph and Tillie Stropek.

Visitation will be at 12 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m., Monday, May 17, at Kubena Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Rother will officiate. Burial will be at Vsetin Cemetery.

Words of comfort maybe shared with the family at
www.kubenafuneralhome.com.

Published in Victoria Advocate on May 16, 2010
 


Henry David Nance
(February 18, 1933 - November 12, 2009)

Henry David “Hank” Nance, Sr., 76, passed away November 12, 2009. He was born February 18, 1933 in Atlanta, GA to the late Joseph & June Nance. He was formerly a welding supervisor at STP and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

His wife Patty Lou Nance preceded him in death in 1994. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Debbie & Dennis Lindley of Markham; sons Charles Randall Nance of Sweeny, Henry David Nance, Jr. and Adam James Nance both of Oklahoma; brothers Frankie Nance of Colorado and Jackie Nance of Georgia; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, November 13, 2009 at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing with Rev. Marvin Moore officiating.

www.taylorbros.net
 


RUBY MAY NARD

BAY CITY - Ruby May Nard of Bay City, formerly of Silver City, N.M., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009. Ruby was born May 22, 1924 in Lordsburg, N.M., to Joseph Cloudt and Dovie Baldwin Cloudt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gus Nard; her parents, Joe and Dovie Cloudt; and infant grandson, Kenneth James Nard.

Survivors include her son, Morris Lee Nard; daughter, Bobby Jo Sieben; brother, Bob Cloudt; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Vineyard Church, 900 Nichols St. in Bay City.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Bible Baptist Church Building Fund, 1735 E. 32nd Street, Silver City, NM 88061.

Published in the Victoria Advocate on 10/9/2009
 

Thomas Preston Nations
Mar. 2, 1910 - Apr. 10, 1996

Ila Frances Taylor Nations
Jul. 16, 1909 - May 22, 1995

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photos courtesy of Faye Cunningham


ANGELINA NEDBALEK

Angelina "Angie" Nedbalek of Blessing died Jan. 9, 2007. She was born on March 11, 1918 in Engles, to Valentine and Stephania Bucek Kubecka. She worked hard all her life as a governess and housekeeper. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and mowing her lawn until her early 80's.

Survivors include her sisters, Steffie Kahanek of Ganado and Georgia Kircher of Houston; nieces, who were dear to her, Diane Machlan, Delores Norton, and Marie Wood, all of El Campo, and Patsy Wagnon of Lousiana. She also has a stepdaughter, Betty Blocker of Midfield.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Nedbalek; her parents; her sisters, Martha Curtis of Houston and Lillian Wilson of El Campo; and brother, August Kubecka of Ganado. Visitation will begin 11 a.m. with family receiving friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Triska Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Rev. Don Storey officiating. Burial will be at Hawley Cemetery near Blessing.

Pallbearers will be Matt Hildebrand, Dwayne Schilhab, Anthony Labay, Dan Murphy, Daniel Murphy, and Shane Tyler.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Support, Inc., P.O. Box 1417, El Campo, Texas 77437 or donor's choice.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice, Gulf Coast Medical Center, and the Czech Catholic Home for the Aged.

Published in the Victoria Advocate on 1/11/2007.


Johnnie Joe Nedbalek, Sr.
(May 5, 1928 - January 12, 2010)

Johnnie Joe Nedbalek, Sr., 81, of Blessing, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010 in Bay City. He was born May 5, 1928 in Blessing, TX to John M. Nedbalek and Annie Barinka Nedbalek. He was a lifelong resident of the Blessing area, retired as a foreman from the oil field and was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife: Ethel Marie Nicholson Nedbalek of Blessing, TX: by his daughters and sons-in-law: Barbara & Neil Jensen of El Campo, Judy Nedbalek of Missouri City, Sandy & Larry Stelzel of East Bernard, Cathy & Richard Halbison of Victoria, Linda & Lewis Griffith of Midfield, and Gail & Tim Otto of Hempstead; by his son: Johnnie Nedbalek, Jr of Francitas; his sisters: Lillie Kana of Houston and Annie Mazoch of Louisiana; a brother: Emil Nedbalek of Houston; and by 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

The family will receive visitors from 5 PM to 7 PM Wednesday at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the Hawley Cemetery. The Rev. Hollie L. Briscoe will officiate. The Philip H. Parker VFW Post 2438 will provide military honors.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

The Victoria Advocate, Wednesday, January 13, 2010

 


Harriet Edith Neff - Hawley Cemetery
 


Erie Lee Neisius

Erie Lee Neisius, 57, of Palacios passed away at Wagner General Hospital in Palacios Oct. 14. She was a resident of Palacios for over 25 years. She is survived by her father, Willie Linton of Palacios, daughters, Mrs. Cynthia Underwood of Hardin, Mrs. Priscilla McGreagor of Austin; and sisters, Mrs. Flossie Puckett of Beeville; Mrs. Thelma Young of Hallsville; brothers, Nathan Linton of Palacios, Cecil Linton of Needham [CT], and Robert Linton of McAllen. Funeral services were held Oct. 16 at 3 p. m. at the Palacios Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. N. E. Balch officiating. Burial was at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing. Arrangements made through Palacios Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, October, 1977
 

Gladys Estell Nell, 91, of Fairfield passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2009 in Fairfield.  She was born in Midfield, TX. on June 24, 1918 to Cecil Con Bridges and Myra Agnes Cox Bridges.

Graveside services will be held at
Hawley Cemetery in Blessing, TX on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m..

Griffin Roughton Funeral Home web site, Fairfield, Texas
 


Alfred H. Nelson

Funeral services for the Rev. Alfred H. Nelson, 75, of Bay City will be held 2 p. m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with Dr. W. D. Baker officiating. Burial will be in Hawley Cemetery, Blessing.

Rev. Nelson was born March 4, 1912, in Davis, Okla., to Grover and May Thomas Nelson and died Feb. 2, 1988, at Matagorda General Hospital, Bay City.

He graduated from Italy High School and Howard Payne College in 1949. He attended Southwest Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth and was ordained a Southern Baptist minister, an educator and school administrator having taught 17 years in the Bay City Independent School District.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Brownwood, Texas; past president of the Rice Belt Kiwanis Club; active member and Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church; and past director of the Matagorda County Teachers Credit Union.

He was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Norene Nelson of Bay City; a son, and daughter-in-law, Carroll L. and Shirley Nelson Sr. of Bay City; a daughter and son-in-law, Nickey and Donald M. Jones of Van Vleck; three brothers, Fred Nelson of LaMarque, and Jourdon Nelson and the Rev. Lee Nelson, both of Athens, Texas; five sisters, Muriel Dyess of Andrews, Texas, Athalee Thornton of Athens, Beth Kirby of Houston, Grace Richardson of Van, Texas, and Faith Evans of Bowie; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers include W. E. Ehlert, Jr., Al Green, W. C. “Curly” Grimes, James Sowell, Wayne Michael, Gordon Hardegree, Gaston Morton and Jim Hardaway.

Honorary pallbearers include Jack Kelly, Pete Arnold and members of Mr. Nelson’s Sunday School class.

Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, Wednesday, February 2, 1988
 


Nina June Nelson
(August 21, 1933 - December 6, 2010)

Nina June Nelson, 77, passed away on Monday, Dec. 6th in Sugar Land, Texas. Nina was born August 21, 1933 in Anthony, Kansas to the late Reuel M. and Mabel Swem Crittenden. Survived by her loving family, husband John Nelson of Sargent; sons Calvin (Rod) Loper of Sargent, Jim Nelson of Sargent, Jack Nelson of Corpus Christi, David Nelson of Damon; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. 1 brother, Jack D. Crittenden of Oklahoma. Also survived by nieces, nephews and other family members. Preceded in death by parents. Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Dec. 11th at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

www.taylorbros.net
 


Rose Nelson

Mrs. Rose Nelson, of Bay City died Jan. 21, 1976 at the Matagorda General Hospital. She was born Nov. 21, 1895 in Texas. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Lydia Moore of Houston, Mrs. Lola Williams and Mrs. Alma Smith of Chicago, Ill; four sons, Marvin Grogan of Boston, Mass., Leland Grogan of Houston, Raymond Grogan of Pleasanton, Calif. and Thomas Jackson of Bay City; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services will held at the St. John Baptist Church of Van Vleck Sunday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. O. L. Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in El Maton. Arrangements are with Duncan Roberts Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, Friday, January 23, 1976
 


Shirley Jane Nelson
Aug. 28, 1937 – Oct. 3, 2008

A memorial service for Shirley Jane Nelson, age 71, of Hartselle, formerly of Bay City, Texas who died Friday, October 3, 2008 at Summerford Nursing Home, Falkville, Alabama will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 11, 2008 at the First Baptist Church of Bay City, with entombment following in Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City, Texas, with Mike Zimmerman officiating.

Shirley was born August 28, 1937 in Texas to William E. Matlock and Mabel (McGinley) Matlock. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hartselle, Alabama and former member of the First Baptist Church in Bay City, Texas. She graduated from Olden high School in Olden, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years, Carroll Lee Nelson, Sr.; her son, Carroll Lee Nelson, Jr.; and a brother, Thomas Matlock.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Summerford Nursing Home for their love and care of Shirley during the last months of her life.

She is survived by: a son, Timothy Scott Nelson and wife, Jeni of Hartselle; daughter-in-law, Lizabeth Nelson, Frisco, Texas; sister, Peggy Langston, North Richland Hills, Texas; sister, Geneva Schuhsler of Houston, Texas; sister-in-law, Nicky Jones of Van Vleck, Texas; five grandchildren, Carroll Nelson III, Colin Nelson, Mallory Nelson, Taylor Scott Nelson and Joseph Nelson.

Peck Funeral Home, Hartselle, Alabama are handling local arrangements.

Bay City Tribune, Published October 8, 2008
 


Agnes Marie Seviek Nemec
(December 2, 1921 - February 8, 2008)

Agnes Marie Seviek Nemec, 86, of Midfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 8, 2008. She was born December 2, 1921 in Smithfield, TX to Stephanie Psencik and Joseph Seviek.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Agnes was a long-time faithful member of the St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Blessing and belonged to the St. Peter’s Altar Society for many years, until her death. She was chosen Homemaker of the Year by the Soil and Water Conservation in 1995 and was a member of KJZT Society #72 in El Campo, TX.

Agnes is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Charles Nemec; son, Vincent Nemec and wife Cynthia of Bay City; daughter, Christine Naiser and husband Tony of Midfield; daughter, Cecilia Gutowski and husband Mark of Alvin; daughter-in-law, Adrienne Johnson of Clear Lake; and seven grandchildren, Jayson and Ryan Naiser, Stephanie and Thomas Nemec, Nathan Gutowski, and John and Wesley Nemec. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Henry Seviek and he son, Patrick Nemec.

Visitation will be held from 6 – 7 PM Monday, February 11, 2008 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Blessing. The Rosary will follow at 7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Blessing with Rev. Samuel Appiasi officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Blessing. Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the St. Peter’s Catholic Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

From Taylor Bros. Funeral Home web site.
 


Charles Roman Nemec
Dec. 11, 1915 - July 28, 2009

Charles Roman Nemec, 93, passed away in Bay City, Texas on July 28, 2009.

He was born December 11, 1915 in Schulenburg, Texas to Karel Nemec and Euphrasina Fojtik Nemec. He is a veteran of the US Army during World War II, where he was a Prisoner of War for 18 months. After his discharge from the Army, he married Agnes Seviek and settled in Midfield to farm. He was a member of American Legion Post 649 and served many years as president of the Soil and Water Conservation District. He was also a member of the KJT Society # 84 of El Campo, receiving his 75 year pin in October 2008.

Charlie is survived by: his children, Vincent Nemec and wife Cynthia of Bay City, Christine Naiser and husband Tony of Midfield, Cecilia Gutowski and husband Mark of Alvin and daughter-in-law: Adrienne Johnson of Clear Lake; by his sisters, Marie Hickl of West Columbia, Annie Kana of Stafford, Agnes Kleckar of Luling, Georgia Dorotik and husband Jerome of Taito; by his brothers, Richard Nemec and wife Nannette of Sugar Land, Joe Nemec and wife Naomi of Midfield and sister-in-law, Phyllis Seviek of Richland Hills, Texas. And by his grandchildren, Jayson Naiser and fiancée Emily Jasek of College Station, Stephanie Nemec of San Marcos, John Nemec of San Marcos, Nathan Gutowski of Alvin, Ryan Naiser of Midfield, Wesley Nemec of Waco and Thomas Nemec of Bay City.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Agnes Marie Seviek Nemec, a son, Patrick Joseph Nemec; his brother, Anton Nemec; sister, Elizabeth Pesak and by his parents, Karel and Euphrasina Nemec.

The family will receive visitors from 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter_s Catholic Church. The Rosary will be held at
7 p.m. Wednesday and St. Peter_s Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 3008 at St. Peter_s Catholic Church with the Rev. Casey Jarzombek officiating. Interment will follow at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Blessing.

His Catholic faith was an inspiration to his family and friends. He was always available if someone needed help, especially with fixing something.

A special thank you goes from the family to caregivers Rhonda Simpson and Sherry Carrell, to Bethany Home Health aide Anita, and to nurse Melanie, to A-Med Community Hospice for being there in our time of need, and also a thank you to the staff of
Matagorda General Hospital.

Memorials can be made to: St. Peter's Catholic Church, PO Box 395, Blessing, TX
77419.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home,
Bay City,
TX (979) 245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, Published July 29, 2009
 


JOSEPH WILLIAM NEMEC

MIDFIELD - Joseph William "Joe" Nemec of Midfield died March 4, 2010, at the age of 89. He was born on Aug. 20, 1920, in Schulenburg, to the late Karl "Charles" and Eufrasina Fojtik Nemec. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII as staff sergeant, was a retired carpenter and a lifelong member of the KJT.

He is survived by his wife, Naomi Bauer Nemec of Midfield; sons, Joe Nemec and wife Christine of Corpus Christi, Tony Nemec and wife Barbara of El Campo, Mike Nemec and wife Debbie of El Campo, Danny Nemec and wife Debbie of El Campo, James Nemec and wife Kris of San Angelo, Jeff Nemec and wife Debbie of Markham, Timmy Nemec and wife Mary of El Campo, Christopher Nemec and wife Susan of Layfette, La.; daughters, Cathy Cornejo and husband Rick of Edna, Cheri Billings and husband Sandy of Kemah, Lory Sloop and husband Steven of Many, La.; brother, Richard Nemec and wife Nanette of Katy; sisters, Annie Kana of Richmond, Agnes Klekar of Luling, Georgia Dorotik and husband Jerome of El Campo; 31 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Theresa Nemec; brothers, Anton and Charles Nemec; and sisters, Marie Hickl and Elizabeth Pesek.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church with a parish rosary being offered at 6 p.m. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, March 8, 2010, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Blessing with the Rev. Samuel Appiasi officiating. Graveside services will follow with military honors at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Triska Funeral Home.

Published in Victoria Advocate on March 6, 2010
 


Charles E. Nesbitt

 

HERNANDO, Miss. - Charles Edward Nesbitt, 52, of Hernando, Miss., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003.

 

He was born Jan. 20, 1951, in Tallis, N.M., to John and Mildred Marie Key Nesbitt of Blessing. He was a heavy equipment operator and a Baptist.

 

Survivors: wife, Marilyn Hunter Nesbitt; daughter, Amanda Nesbitt of Bay City; stepdaughter, Melissa Tyrell of Smith, Ala.; sons, Billy Berry and Van Berry, both of Holly Hill, S.C.; stepson, John Musser of Smith, Ala.; sisters, Joyce Smith of Sarah, Miss., Carol Yates of Watson, Ark. and Joann Story of Bay City; brothers, James Nesbitt of Blessing, Arbie Nesbitt of DeValls Bluff, Ark., Floyd Nesbitt of Palacios, Lloyd Nesbitt of Porter, Alvie Nesbitt of Holly Hill, S.C. and Lindell Nesbitt of Cuero; and four grandchildren.

 

Preceded in death by: brother, Howard Nesbitt.

 

Pallbearers: James Nesbitt, Arbie Nesbitt, Lloyd Nesbitt, Floyd Nesbitt, Ricky Nesbitt and James Nesbitt Jr.

 

Honorary pallbearer: Alvie Nesbitt.

 

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. tonight at Slavik Funeral Home chapel.

 

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Blessing, the Rev. Larry Swift officiating.

 

Burial will be at Hawley Cemetery. Slavik Funeral Home, Edna, 361-782-2152.

 

The Victoria Advocate, August 23, 2003

 


FRIEDA HERTA NEUS

 

Frieda Herta Neus, 92, of Angleton, Texas, died on Monday, April 26, 2004, at the Plantation Health Care Center in Lake Jackson, Texas.

 

She was born on May 13, 1911, in Greifswald, Germany, to the late Johannes and Berta Karoline Dorothea Groesch Matelski.

 

Due to her failing health, on December 6, 1999, she made her final trip to the United States and moved in with her daughter.

 

Survivors include her daughter and son-in law, Monika and Charles Forrest of Angleton; two grandsons, Lynn and his wife, Angie, and Andy and his wife, Kim, Forrest; three great-grandchildren, Abby, Katy and Randall, all of Brazoria.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Heinrich M. Neus, June 23, 1985.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church with the Reverend Ronald Semro officiating.

 

Interment will follow at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing, Texas.

 

Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, Texas. (979) 245-4613.

 

abstracted from: THE FACTS, April 27, 2004

 


Heinrich M. Neus

Memorial services for Heinrich M. Neus, 76, of Berlin, Germany, will be held 10 a. m. Saturday a Palacios Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jay Gross officiating.

Mr. Neus was born June 22, 1909, in Bochum, Germany, and died at 1 a. m. June 23, 1985, at Saint Gertrauden Hospital, Berlin.

Mr. and Mrs. Neus first came to Texas in 1964. Since their retirement in 1973, they have spent their winters and part of the spring in their residence in Palacios. They enjoyed visiting their daughter and son-in-law, Monika and Charles Forrest.

He was a member of the Lutheran church.

Survivors include his wife, Frieda Neus of Berlin; a daughter and son-in-law, Monika and Charles Forrest of Palacios; and two grandsons, Lynn and Andy Forrest of Palacios.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Palacios.

The Daily Tribune, June, 1985
 


Leo P. Neuszer

Leo P. Neuszer, 77, of Blessing, died at his residence May 31. He was a member of the Blessing Kiwanis and AARP. Survivors include: wife, Martha Martin Neuszer of Blessing; daughter, Mrs. Margie Ackerman of Blessing; son, Leo P. Neuszer, Jr. of Bay City; sister, Mrs. Ruby Rampmeier of Palacios; brother, Otto Martens of San Antonio; sister-in-law, Mrs. Estelle Neuszer of Palacios; aunt, Mrs. Emma Kloesel of Shiner; uncle, Emil Neuzer of Yoakum. The funeral will be held at Taylor Brothers Chapel June 3 at 3 p. m. with the Rev. John Tripp officiating. Interment will follow at Hawley Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Alfred Kopecky, Earl Adams, Jr.; Bert Logan, Billy Jenkins, Willis Epperson, G. K. Nelson, George Hatchett, and Eric Johs, Sr. Honorary pallbearers include: A. D. Coffman, W. J. Luder, Jr. and Henry Walter. Arrangements made with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, June, 1980
 


MARTHA EUREKA NEUSZER

BLESSING [Matagorda County, Texas] - Martha Eureka Martin Neuszer was born on Feb. 24, 1906, in Gillette, Karnes County. This baby girl, destined to live life to its fullest, was the daughter of Eureka Billings Martin and Frank Duffy Martin. Mrs. Neuszer was a longtime resident of Blessing. She died on May 2, 2007, in Matagorda General Hospital, Bay City, after having lived over a century at the age of 101 years, 2 months, 8 days.

Mrs. Neuszer was preceded in death by her husband, Leo P. Neuszer; her parents; two brothers, Clyde and Earl Martin; and three sisters, Eula Martin, Selma Rollins, and Leona Rackley; her son-in-law, Bob Ackerman of Blessing, and one infant granddaughter, Connie Lynnette Neuszer.

She is survived by one daughter, Margie Ackerman of Blessing; one son, Leo Neuszer and wife Nalona of Bay City; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dora Martin of Columbus; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Martha Eureka Martin completed high school, in Sample, in April 1925. She later married Leo P. Neuszer, in Gonzales, on Dec. 21, 1927, after which time they later moved to Matagorda County in 1927, first in Deutschburg Community, then to the Blessing Community. The family moved to the present home site in January 1939, where Mrs. Neuszer lived until November 2005, before becoming a resident in the Matagorda House Nursing Home.

During her latter years Mrs. Neuszer remained quite active in spite of her advanced age. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Blessing. She was an avid member of the Midfield Home Demonstration Club. Her publicized hobby has been crocheting baby and children's caps. In April 2001, M.D. Anderson-Houston recorded 810 caps, which she donated to their children's unit. Since then, until November 2005, Mrs. Neuszer continued to crochet caps for the hospital, as well as for Women's Pregnancy Center in Bay City.

Funeral services, conducted by her grandson-in-law, the Rev. James Collins, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Palacios Funeral Home in Palacios.

Interment will be at Hawley Cemetery immediately following the services.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net.

Funeral services are arranged by Palacios Funeral Home, Palacios, 361-972-2012.

Published in the Victoria Advocate on 5/4/2007


Olivia Nevarez
(December 2, 1920 - October 25, 2007)

Olivia Nevarez, 86, of Palacios passed away October 25, 2007. She was born December 2, 1920 in Falfurrias, TX to the late Guadalupe and Martha Rodriguez Colunga.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gerinimo Nevarez; twin sister Hortencia Colunga & other siblings and 2 grandchildren. Survivors include five daughters Flor Gonzalez and Yolanda Aleman both of Bay City, Mary Torres of Palacios & Elmina Hernandez & Rosalinda Nevarez both of Elsa, TX; two sons Edward Nevarez of Richmond, VA & Noe Nevarez of Palacios; 26 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

Rosary will be 7:00 PM Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at the Palacios Funeral Home. Mass will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Rev. James Nischan officiating.. Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Leonel Nevarez, Eric Ramirez, Noe Nevarez, Joe Ramirez, Eric Nevarez and Carmen Alaman, Jr.

www.taylorbros.net
 


CHARLENE MARIE NEVILL

 

MIDFIELD - Charlene Nevill, 72, passed away on Sept. 3, 2007. She was born on April 9, 1935, in Wharton, to the late Herman and Mary Sliva Kubesch.

 

She is survived by her daughters, Arlene Borgsteadt of Austin and Tracey Nevill of Pearland; five grandchildren, Rachel Villegas, Amanda Kitterman, and Bubba Borgsteadt, all of Austin, Michael Thompson and Troy Thompson, both of Houston; and five great-grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Arvil"Jinx" Nevill.

 

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today, with a rosary recited at 7:30 p. m., at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Blessing with the Rev. Charles Dwomoh officiating. Burial will follow at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.

 

Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681.

 

Victoria Advocate, September 5, 2007

 


ARTHUR L. NEWBOULD, JR.


Funeral services for Arthur “Art” L. Newbould, 71, of Palacios, were held Dec. 2, 2008 at the Crowder Funeral Home in Webster, Tx. Interment was at Houston National Cemetery.

Art passed away on Thanksgiving Day at his home in Palacios, Tx. He had lived there for several years and considered many local residents as his friends.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and the United States Army.

He is survived by sons David of Philadelphia, PA., Arthur III and Mark of Houston, Tx.; brothers Bob of Houston, Jim of Livingston and Jack of Onalaska; and sister Ann of Onalaska.


The Palacios Beacon, Wednesday, December 10, 2008

 


Margaret Rosamond "Rose" Langham Newman
(February 25, 1907 - July 21, 2009)

Margaret Rosamond “Rose” Langham Newman, 102, passed away at her home on Tuesday July 21, 2009.

A lifetime resident of Bay City, she was born to Bay City Pioneers Charles and Martha Dantzler Langham. Meeting her at Heaven’s Gate are her parents, her husband Charles, her sisters Charlotte, Martha, and Connie and her beloved grandson Blake Newman Bunk. Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughter, Nanci Bunk and husband Dr. John Bunk, grandsons Charles and wife Denise, Craig and wife Elizabeth and great-grandchildren Foley Blake, Samantha Rose, Carter Langham and Charles Davis Bunk, niece Martha Engman and dear friend Annelle Gann.

She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for over 70 years and served tirelessly and lovingly in numerous capacities. She was the Chamber of Commerce Woman of the year in 1978 and Methodist Woman of the year in 1968. She was a charter member of the Pink Ladies at Matagorda General Hospital with over 8,000 hours served, and a charter member of the Pilot Club, being Pilot of the Year in 1973. She was a past Matron and Deputy Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and was awarded the Grand Cross of Color for organizing and working with the Rainbow Girls. She was on the Board of the Bay City Cemetery for many years where she served as Vice President. Also, she was Matagorda County Treasurer for two terms in 1936.

She was a compassionate, loving, totally unselfish and generous lady who never said “No” to any individual group with which she was associated.

The family will be eternally grateful to her wonderful caretakers, Melba Edison, who cared for her for over 6 years, Dora Jackson, and Ernestine Sardinia as well as the wonderful people with Houston-El Campo Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 7pm to 8pm Friday, July 24, 2009 at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Pauline Harvey officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers are Charles Bunk, Craig Bunk, Foley Bunk, George Chadwick, Jim Gann and Dennis Gann. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bay City.

Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, July 22, 2009
 


Mrs. Don Thu Nguyen
(December 4, 1959 - September 11, 2007)

Mrs. Don Thu Nguyen, 47, of Palacios passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2007 in Victoria. She was born December 4, 1959 in Sao Bien, Vietnam to Mr. Lai Van Nguyen & Mrs. Mo Thi Nguyen. Mrs. Nguyen has been a resident of Palacios for the past 29 years, and a Member of St. Anthony of Padua Church Vietnamese Apostolate.

She is survived by husband: Tran Doc Dinh; mother: Mo Thi Nguyen; 2 daughters: Crystal Diem Dinh and Diana Tu Dinh; son: Jeffery Nhat Dinh all of Palacios; 5 sisters: Hor Thin Nguyen and Ngat Thu Nguyen both of Palacios, Anh Nguyen, Thao Nguyen and Hang Le Nguyen all of Houston; 4 brothers: Nghi Van Nguyen, Hor Thai Nguyen, Son Hai Nguyen all of Palacios, and Ha Nguyen of Houston. Mrs. Nguyen was preceded in death by her father: Lai Van Nguyen; and son: Emanuel Nhat Dinh.

Mass will be held 10:00 AM Saturday September 15, 2007 at St. Anthony of Padua Church Vietnamese Apostolate with Father Joseph Pham officiating. Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery. Arrangements with Palacios Funeral Home (361) 972-2012.

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Ngoc Dung Nguyen
(May 7, 1989 - September 1, 2008)

Ngoc Dung Nguyen, 18, of Victoria passed away September 1, 2008. He was born May 7, 1989 in Palacios, Texas to Trun Van & Kim Tuyet Nguyen.

He is survived by his parents Trun Van & Kim Tuyet Nguyen of Victoria; sisters Phuong Kim Nguyen of Victoria & Linh Ngoc Nguyen of California and brothers Hoang Ngoc Nguyen of Mississippi and Jonathan Hung Nguyen of Victoria.

Rosaries will be recited at 7:00 PM both Thursday & Friday evenings at the Palacios Funeral Home. Mass will be 10:00 AM Saturday, September 6, 2008 at St. Anthony Vietnamese Apostalate Church with Rev. Khoa Mai Xuoh officiating. Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery.

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Thai Thi Nguyen
(June 15, 1912 - December 16, 2007)

Thai Thi Nguyen, 95, of Palacios died December 16, 2007. She was born June 15, 1912 in Vietnam to Hai Van Nguyen and Hai Thi Nguyen. Survivors include her husband Tiem Van Tran of Palacios; daughters Mai Thi Tran, Theu Thi Tran, Voc Thi Tran & Lieu Thi Tran all of Palacios; sons Luu Van Tran & Truyen Van Tran both of Palacios, Thang Van Tran of Victoria & Toan Van Tran of Houston; sister Hoa Thi Nguyen of Vietnam; brother Van Van Nguyen of Texas City; thirty seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Mass will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 22, 2007 at St. Anthony of Padua Vietnamese Apostolate Church with Father Kho Xuan Mai officiating. Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery. Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

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TU VAN NGUYEN


PALACIOS - Tu Van Nguyen, 72, of Palacios, passed away Monday, July 21, 2008 at Palacios Community Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1935, in Vietnam, to the late Rung Nguyen and Cay T. Bui Nguyen. Mr. Nguyen had been a longtime resident of Palacios and was a member of St. Anthony's of Padua Church Vietnamese Apostolate in Palacios.

He is survived by his wife, Ty Nguyen of Palacios; two daughters and sons-in-law, Yen and Bryan Tran of Palacios and Chi and Steve Nguyen of Houston; four sons and daughters-in-law, Xung and Nga Than of Deer Park, Toan and Kim Vu Nguyen of Sugar Land, An Nguyen of Houston, and Phuong Nguyen of Houston; sister, Hoi Nguyen of Vietnam; 12 grandchildren: Jackson, David, Teresa, and Lisa Than, Julian, Jonathan, Joanna, Elise, and Chloe Nguyen, Tiffany and Kimberly Tran, and Jennifer Lopez and husband Zach; and great-grandchild, Gavin Lopez.
Rosaries will be recited at 6:30 p.m. today and Friday at Palacios Funeral Home. The Mass will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2008 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Palacios with Father Khoa Xuan Mai officiating.

Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Sean Nguyen, Hung Anh Nguyen, Jesse Nguyen, Pete Nguyen, Tom Vu, Tuan Vu, Sanh Dinh, and Chau Dinh.

Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Palacios Funeral Home, 361-972-2012.

Published in the Victoria Advocate on 7/24/2008

 


Tuong Van Nguyen
(January 16, 1944 - August 28, 2010)

Tuong V. Nguyen, 66, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2010. Resident of Palacios 34 years. Survived by his loving wife of 46 years Nguyen Thi Tinh, son, Rev. Giuse Nguyen Van Anh Dung L.C., son, Francis Chien daughter, Kim Anh, son, Vinh Nguyen ,daughters , Lynda, Cindy, Kristi & Mary Hang Nguyen grandchildren, Preston & Paxton Nguyen sister, Nguyen Thi Suoi, aunt, Nguyen Thi Hong, and Daughter-in-law; Mai Quyen Nguyen many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home, another Rosary will be at 7:00P.M. Friday at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 100 Vietnam Street. The Rite of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Nguyen Van Anh Dung L.C. celebrant. Burial to follow at Palacios Cemetery. Palacios Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Annie Mae Nichols, Retired School Teacher

Annie Mae Nichols was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Walker County and died Jan. 22, in Huntsville.
 
Mrs. Nichols was a proud graduate of Sam Houston State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with minors in English, Fine Arts, and Social Studies. She married the love of her life in Huntsville on July 21, 1950. She and W.E. Nichols met in the five-and-dime store where Mrs. Nichols worked while attending school.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Huntsville, since 1988 when she moved her membership and relocated to this area. Prayer Ministries have been a vital part of her life with faith and belief that prayer is very essential in all church ministries. The Agape Class held a special place in her heart where love and kindness was shown. All of the staff members at the Lexington Center were held close in her heart, as well. She cherished her time there and was so grateful for the love and caring that surrounded her during her final months.

After retirement with teaching experience, she became interested in writing inspirational poetry. Her works are published in anthologies in the U.S. by the International Library of Poetry with international recognition as well by Noble House publishers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Elmer Nichols, Jr.; son, Ronald William Nichols; parents, William Harmon and Ena M. Strickland; brother, William Harmon Strickland and sister, Minnie O. Aleivine.

Survivors include sister and husband, Louise C. and Luther Laskie of Riverside; sister Ellen Gardner of Bryan; sister and husband, Dorothy J. and E.F. Arnold of The Woodlands; sister Lorene Parchman Morris of Bryan; sister and husband, Betty J. and Claudene Pierce of Riverside; sister-in-law Helen Strickland of Huntsville brother-in-law and wife Jack and Ramona Nichols, and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family will receive visitors from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday and services will follow in the Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville at 2 p.m. with Rev. Carroll Williams officiating. A private burial will be held on Monday at Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers are Donnie Bilnoski, Ray Alewine, Sam Adams, Joe Strickland, Marc Strickland and Jack Nichols. Honorary pallbearers are Luther Laskie, E.F. Arnold, Claudene Pierce and Glyn Madden.

Mrs. Nichols will be fondly remembered for her engaging smile, love of life, exuberance, positive attitude, and kindness.

In lieu of flowers Mrs. Nichols requested that donations be made to the First Baptist Church, 1229 Avenue J, Huntsville, Texas 77340.

Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at www.shmfh.com

Walker Free Press, January 22, 2010     Courtesy of www.walkerfreepress.com used with permission
 


John Thomas Nicholson
December 30, 1915 - November 18, 2005

John Thomas Nicholson, 89, of Beaumont died November 18, 2005 at his residence.  A native of Blessing, he had lived in Beaumont, Houston, and Woodville before returning to the city.  He began his career in the oil field eventually representing several companies in the sales of oilfield tools.  Mr. Nicholson was a United States Army Air Corps veteran. 
 
He is survived by his wife Maurine Nicholson of Beaumont; son, John Thomas Nicholson and his wife Sheryl of Bonham; daughters, Susan Beavers and her husband Bob of Nome and Anne Worrell and her husband Pat of Sugarland; eight grandchildren, Kimberly Matthews, Spencer Nimmo, Stephen Nimmo, Robby Beavers, Billy Beavers, Michael Nicholson, Sarah Moody, and Jennifer Mynarcik; nine great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, William Thomas Nicholson; and his mothers, Annie Vaught and Leila Nicholson.
 
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 21, 2005 at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin.  Military burial rites will be 4:00 p.m. at Hawley Cemetery, Blessing, Texas.  A gathering of family and friends will begin 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2005 at the mortuary.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 440 N 18th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77707.
 
Mr. Nicholson’s family would like to thank Professional Health Care Hospice for their care, not to just to Dad but to our entire family

The Beaumont Express, Sunday, November 20, 2005
 


Margaret Kathleen (Magnus) Niemietz
May 4, 1925 – Sept. 29, 2008

Margaret Kathleen (Magnus) Niemietz, 83, of Markham, Texas passed away Monday, September 29, 2008 in Sugar Land, Texas.

She was born May 4, 1925 in Freer, Texas to Cyrel Fred Magnus and Ethel Baker Magnus. She was a resident of Bay City and Matagorda County since 1966, was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was a retired seamstress.

She is survived by: her husband, Wesley “Wes” R. Pipe of Markham; her daughter, Patricia Faye Ware and husband Billy of Van Vleck; her sons, Nathaniel Rudolph Murphey of Markham and Cyrel Fred Murphey of Sinton; her step-son, Kenny Niemietz of Houston; sisters, Cecilia Magnus of Sinton and Opal Bennett of Pleasanton, Texas; and by 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her husbands, Edgar William Murphey and Peter P. “Pete” Niemietz; her parents, Cyrel F. and Ethel B. Magnus; sons, Edgar James Murphey, Phillip Eugene Murphey and Steve Bogart Murphey; and several sisters and brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 2, 2008 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with the Rev. Chester Sassman officiating. Interment will follow at
Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck. Pallbearers will be Craig Ware, Shane Ware, Scott Martin Willson Jr., Jason E. Allen, Bradeley E. Allen and Fred Murphey Jr.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City
, TX (979) 245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, Published October 1, 2008
 


Frank G. Noble, Jr.
Nov. 21, 1939 - May 19, 2009

FRANK G. NOBLE, JR., 69, died peacefully in Bay City on May 19 after a series of strokes. Born Nov 21, 1939 and raised in Houston, he graduated from the University of Houston.

Frank devoted most of his career life to manufacturing "Tuff Seal" tire sealant, an industrial flat preventative he formulated, and writing and publishing "Noble's Prime Time Fishing Forecast." His forecasts also appeared in many newspapers and fishing magazines and on TV.

He was an avid saltwater fisherman, boat builder, bird hunter, ham radio operator and Christian known for asking people, "Have you heard the good news today?" He is a longtime member of The Lighthouse Baptist Church in Lake Jackson.

Frank is survived by: his wife Carol, 2 aunts, seven cousins and their families.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 pm, Sunday, June 14 at The Lighthouse, 104 This Way, Lake Jackson, TX 77566.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests with gratitude that contributions in Frank's memory be directed to the American Diabetes Assoc, 800-342-2383 or www.diabetes.org.

Bay City Tribune, Published June 10, 2009
 


Geraldine Olivine Noble
(April 12, 1928 - March 12, 2009)

Geraldine Olivine Noble, 80, of Marble Falls, TX passed away March 12, 2009. She was born April 12, 1928 in Houston, TX to the late John S. & Geraldine Olivine Wynn Norris. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Goose Creek, TX, lived in Venezuela for 9 years, and traveled with her husband to other parts of the world. She lived her life as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband Marion Noble of Marble Falls, TX; daughters Diane Handler of Madrid, Spain & Wynn Craig of Abington, VA; sons Randall Davis Noble of Sugarland, TX, Euclid Noble of Pittsburg, PA, Bruce Paul Noble of Tucson, AZ & Glenn N. Noble of McKinney, TX; brothers Wynn Norris of Ft. Worth, TX & Euclid Norris of Baytown, TX; 23 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at the Palacios Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at the Palacios Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net. Arrangements are with Palacios Funeral Home. 361-972-2012

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Jean Karen Nohavitza
(September 6, 1932 - October 3, 2005)

Jean Karen Nohavitza, 73, of Bay City died October 3, 2005 at the Katy Medical Center Hospital in Katy, TX. She was born September 6, 1932 in Ada, Kansas to the late Martin and Hazel Mauk Nelsen. She was a member of the Lutheran Church and was a resident of Bay City the past 50 years. In 1995 she retired from Matagorda General Hospital as a LVN with 27 years of service. Survivors include: daughter: Judy Lee Nohavitza of Katy, TX; son & daughter-in-law: Jimmy & Carol Nohavitza of Bay City; sister: Arlene Bray of Orange, TX; and 1 grandson: Eric Nohavitza of Katy, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband: Leo Nohavitza; and brother: Jack Nelsen. Funeral Service will be 4:00 PM Thursday, October 6, 2005, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Bray officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers are Kenneth Knight, Eric Nohavitza, Jimmy Brangan, Mike Svob, Natt Bustos, and Javier Deleza. Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.

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Judy Lee Nohavitza
Oct. 5, 1953 - Aug. 15, 2010

Judy Lee Nohavitza, 56, of Katy, Texas passed away August 15, 2010.

She was born October 5, 1953 in El Campo, Texas to the late Leo and Jean Karen Nelsen Nohavitza. She graduated with Honors from Bay City High School in 1972 with Honors from Stephen F. Austin University in 1976. She retired from the Crime Lab Division of the Houston Police Department.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; grandparents, Frank and Elsie Nohavitza and Martin and Hazel Nelsen.

Survivors include: son, Eric Turner of Katy; brother, James Nohavitza and wife, Carol Cartee of Bay City.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, August 20, 2010 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with the Rev. Douglas Bray officiating.

Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

Pallbearers include Kenneth Knight, Kevin Knight, Tommy Sedam and Dale Willson.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City. 979-245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, Published August 18, 2010
 


Juakana Nolen
(April 21, 1927 - November 15, 2005)

Juakana Nolen, 78, of Sweeny, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2005 in Clute, TX. She was born April 21, 1927 in Coleman, TX to Johnny Vercher and Beatrice Reasoner Vercher. She was a resident of Sweeny for the past 58 years, a retired school teacher from West Columbia I.S.D. and a member of the First Baptist Church of Sweeny.

She is survived by her daughter: Tercia Turner of Houston; by her son: Michael Nolen and wife Bennie of Rocksprings, TX; by her grandchildren: Monica Gutierrez, Michael Nolen, and Julie Hartman; and by five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Johnny & Beatrice Vercher and by her brother: James Vercher.

Visitation will be at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home from 9 AM to 9 PM Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, November 18, 2005 at the First Baptist Church of Sweeny with Rev. Jerl Watkins officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck. Pallbearers will be Michael Nolen, Michael Green, David Hartman, Steven Gutierrez, Christopher Gutierrez and Gary Winscott.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

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Paul Dean Norman, Sr.
(October 30, 1934 - February 26, 2009)

Paul Dean Norman, Sr., 74, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2009 in Bay City, TX. He was born October 30, 1934 in Oklahoma City, OK to William Ray Norman and Pearl May Swinford Norman. He was a long time resident of San Antonio and was a retired Iron Worker.

He is survived by a daughter: Debbie Elaine Polachek & husband Thomas of Bay City; by stepdaughters: Herminia Alvarado & husband Carlos of San Antonio and Reina Benson of San Antonio; by sons: Daryl Wayne Norman of Richmond, Paul D. Norman, Jr. & wife Veronica of San Antonio and Bobby Joe Norman of Austin; by stepsons: Mario Garcia & wife Eduarda of Hazlehurst, GA and Felix Garcia & wife Ana of San Antonio; by a sister: Lula Faye Pounders of Brazoria; by brothers: Warren McPeak of Tucson, AZ and Billy Ray Norman of West Columbia; and by 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents: William R. and Pearl Swinford Norman; and by a stepson: Martin Garcia.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, March 2, 2009 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Casey Jarzombek officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net .

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

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Leon Normand
May 25, 1941- Feb. 18, 2008

Leon Normand, 66, of Van Vleck passed away Monday February 18, 2008 at his home.

He was born May 25, 1941 in Marksville, Louisiana to the late Mary Gannon Normand and L.B. Normand. Mr. Norman was a resident of Van Vleck for 25 years, and a member of Golden Ave. Baptist Church. He loved fishing, and working with his hands.

He is survived by: his wife, Judy Littleton Normand of Van Vleck; three sons, Billy Normand of Van Vleck, Donald Normand of El Campo, and Kennie Normand and wife Kellie of Palacios; sister, Jo Lynne Mitchell of Marksville, Louisiana; two grandchildren, Cody Normand and Kolton Normand.

Leon was preceded in death by: his parents; grandson, Justin Normand; sister, Margaret Lachney; and two brothers, Donald and Kent Norman.

The family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

A Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday February 21, 2008 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.

Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home (979) 245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, Published February 20, 2008
 


Margery Noster
(October 12, 1920 - July 11, 2006)

Margery Noster, 85, of Bay City, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2006. She was born October 12, 1920 in Sugar Valley to Walter Brown & Reba Whiddon Brown. She was a lifelong resident of Matagorda County, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bay City.

She is survived by her sons: Robert W. Noster of Bay City and Ronny J. Noster of Cedar Lane; by her brother: Jack O. Brown of Sugar Valley; by 2 Grandchildren; and by 2 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Adolph Woodrow Noster; and by her parents: Walter & Reba W. Brown.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, July 13, 2006 at the First Presbyterian Church in Bay City with Rev. John-Nelson Pope officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City. Pallbearers will be Gayle Brown, Allan Brown, Blain Ross, Darron Ross, Danny Packebush, Jeremy Brown and Jan Reddoch.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.taylorbros.net. Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

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Karen E. Nyman
Oct. 10, 1962 - June 22, 2009

Karen E. Nyman, 46, of Bay City, passed away on June 23, 2009, in Houston. Karen was born on October 10, 1962, in Kingsville, TX, to Charles R. and Aleida A. (Lambert) Haney. She was much loved and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her father, Charles Haney; a daughter, Shannon Rupe; granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Gabrielle Rupe; a significant loved one, Adam Alameda and family; her sisters, Katherine Haney Ussery and Michelle Haney Neumann and husband David; a nephew, Owen Roy Neumann; and two nieces, Sarah H. Ussery-Garza and Isabelle Neumann.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Aleida Haney.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 1:00 P.M.
at Turning Point Church, 1800 Marguerite Street, Bay City, Texas 77414.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Klein Funeral Home, 9719 Wortham Blvd., Houston
77065,
832-678-3900.

Bay City Tribune, Published July 1, 2009
 

 

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