Betty Marie Pullin Beckmann
Victoria Advocate, March 12, 1990, page 12A
Betty Marie Pullin Beckmann died after a short illness.
Born October 18, 1936, in Skidmore to Donna Hall Pullin (living in Refugio) and the late Cecil Ray Pullin.
Survivors include husband, Kennth Bruce Beckmann, Sr., Refugio; daughters Mrs. Peggy Chambers and Mrs. Patsy Davis, Refugio; son Kenneth Beckmann, Jr., of Refugio; brothers Sidney and Don Pullin of Refugio; and 4 grandchildren.
K. B. Beckmann, Sr.
Beeville-Bee Picayune, April 1990.
K.B. Beckmann, Sr., 59, died in the Refugio hospital after a long illness.
Born April 20, 1930 in Victoria to Lorene Beckmann (living) and the late Rueben H. Beckmann.
He was married on June 26, 1954, to Betty Marie Pullin.
Survivors include brother, Donald Ray Beckmann of Plano; grandmother Augusta Schlabach of Victoria; 4 grandchildren.
Burl B. Bevers
Born in Refugio, Texas, Mr. Bevers graduated from the University of South Carolina and received a master's degree at Tufts University.
Mr. Bevers served during World War II and the Korean War with the Second Marine Division. As company officer he sailed throughout the Atlantic, including several trips to Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caribbean, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Thule, Greenland.
In 1956, Mr. Bevers became assistant director of marksmanship for the Marine Corps at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. A distinguished shooter, he was a team captain and coach of several Marine Corps shooting teams, receiving several trophies and establishing many records at the Marine Corps School Rifle Range.
After retiring, Mr. Bevers taught at Woburn High School, where he was also the R.O.T.C. instructor. He also owned and operated the Snack Shack Restaurant in Tewksbury.
Mr. Bevers actively raised Brittany Spaniels, co-owning champion dogs with his wife. He was a member of the Central New England Brittany Club, Greater Lowell Kennel Club, Advisory Board of the Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical School, and attended Ballardvale United Church. He enjoyed gardening, carving, hunting and cooking.
He leaves wife Joan A. (Conde) Bevers; his mother Velma (Stocking) Humphrey of Three Rivers, Texas; sons Bruce of Salisbury, John of Salem, N.H., and Kevin of Lowell; brother Joseph Bevers of Georgia; sister Doris Johnson of Three Rivers; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are tonight from 3 to 8 at Dewhirst & Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St. Funeral services will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Ballardvale United Church, followed by burial in Bourne National Cemetery at 3 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital Alzheimer's Unit, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730.
John "Bear" Bland
73 years old - Died Thursday
Born February 9, 1917 in Victoria County to William Bland.
Was a cook for Copano Cattle Co. before his retirement in 1975.
Survivors: Wife, Dorothy; ten daughters, Mary C. Martin, Elbetha Davis, and Ruth Jones of Refugio, Patsy Cunningham, Muriel Parish, Bernice Dunn, Vernice Scott and Linda Bland of Austin, Maxine Massington of Dallas, and Johnnie C. Kelly of Canyon Lake; seven sons, Kenneth, Thurman, John Truman, Gene Arthur, Leonard Ray and Eddie Joe Bland of Refugio, and William Felton Bland of Austin; two sisters, Elbetha Green of Victoria and Eunice Haskins of Galveston; one brother, The Rev. Arthur Bland of Corpus Christi; 43 grandchildren; and 40 great grandchildren.
Services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church with Rev. E.F. Bennett officiating. Burial in Community Cemetery, Refugio.
Mary O'Connor Braman
Victoria Advocate, September 12, 1992, page 10A
Mary O'Connor Braman, 82
Mary O'Connor Braman was the daughter of Thomas and Kathryn Stoner O'Connor and the great granddaughter of Thomas O'Connor.
Brothers: Dennis Martin O'Connor and Thomas O'Connor, Jr.
Burial at St. Dennis Cemetery, Refugio County
Colonial Funeral Home of Victoria
Survivors include son, Daniel Braman, Jr. of Victoria, her brothers and 3 grandchildren. Her husband was Daniel Hawes Braman.
Elizabeth "Dollie" Brown
Obituary dated November 15, 1989, Victoria Advocate, page 12A
Age 94, died Monday in the Refugio hospital.
Born March 5, 1895, in Refugio County to Mose and Bess Eliza Andrews.
Survivors: Sister, Aletha Hill of Victoria.
Services at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Refugio.
Burial in Community Cemetery.
Moore Funeral Home of Refugio.
Esther Bunch, age 55, was born on October 23, 1933 in Refugio. She was married on October 9, 1954 in Refugio to Donald Bunch. She was secretary for more than 25 years to Dr. R.H. Heard. She was predeceased by her father, Earl Edge.
Walter August Boenig
Walter August Boenig died on August 11, 1967.
He was born on November 24, 1899, in Maxwell, Texas, to Herman A. Boenig and Minna Salge. "Early in life he moved to Woodsboro, where he was married to Miss Ellen Mae Tuttle on October 21, 1922."
Mr. and Mrs. Boenig moved to Bee County in February 1942.
Survivors include sons, Durwood Boenig of Woodsboro, Jerome "Buckshot" Boenig of Beeville, Walter A. Boenig, Jr., of Houston, Ord Gary Boenig of Corpus Christi; daughters Mrs. Vera Mae Curd of Fisherville, Virginia, Mrs. Juanita Shanks of Bridge City, Texas, and Mrs. LaNeall Malone of Oak Harbor, Washington; brothers Harry, Martin, Arno and Milton Boenig of Woodsboro; sisters Mrs. Hertha Walzel and Mrs. Elsie Sommers of Woodsboro, and Mrs. Leona Kline of Seguin; and 17 grandchildren.
“Mrs. Brightman Dies in Woodsboro”
Mrs. Harvey (Jack) Brightman died in the
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The entire community joins in extending heartfelt sympathy and condolence to the bereaved surviving relatives.
Mrs. Vava Butler
Source: Refugio County Press, January 20, 1965
Mrs. Vava Butler, 76, died in a local hospital on January 14, 1965. She was a member of St. Anne's Altar Society.
Services were at St. Therese Catholic Church, with The Rev. Gregory Deane
officiating. Burial was at St. Bernard Cemetery,
Herbert "Buster" Bickford
December 14, 1992
Herbert "Buster" Bickford, 90, of Tivoli, died Monday, December 14, 1992.
"He was born March 10, 1902, in Tivoli to the late Charles Ross and Bertha Kealweit Bickford. He was a self-employed farmer and rancher and a Presbyterian."
Survivors: Sisters, Alice Lyons of Wagner, S.D., and Gladys Bickford of San Antonio; brother, Marvin Bickford of Tivoli.
Graveside services at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Tivoli Cemetery, the Rev. O'Quin Kelly officiating.
Richardson Funeral Home, Port Lavaca
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