Kathy Lynn Piskor

Kathy Lynn Elliott, Age 45 of Karnes City, TX, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.  She was born on Jan. 11, 1970 in Kenedy, TX to Glenn D. and Irene Opiela Elliott.  She was homemaker and a Christian.

She is preceded in death by her father Glenn D. Elliott.

She is survived by her mother Irene Opiela Elliott of Karnes City; son Tylor Piskor of Victoria; brother, Duane Elliott and wife Wendy of Beeville and niece Skyler Elliott of Victoria.

Family Visitation will begin Fri. June 12, 2015 at 7PM to 9PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Services will be held Sat., June 13, 2015 at 2PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery

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Manuel De La Garza, Jr.

Manuel De La Garza Obit PicManuel De La Garza, Jr., Age 78 of Kenedy, TX passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Karnes City, TX.  He was born on June 29, 1936 in Falls City, TX to the late Manuel, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De Le Garza.  He retired as a Truck Driver for Coastal States and was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his parents Manuel, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De La Garza and Step-Parents Pedro and Margarita De La Garza; brothers, Manuel De La Garza (Weslaco), Manuel De La Garza (Sinton), Aurelio De La Garza, Gilbert De La Garza, and Pete De La Garza.He is survived by his loving wife Elena Garcia De La Garza of Kenedy; daughters, Sally Villanueva and husband Pastor Roy of Seguin, Gloria De La Garza and Joe Torres, Jr. of Kenedy, Rose Mary De La Garza and Marcelino Farias, Jr. of Kenedy, Grace Chapa and husband Israel of Victoria, Irene Villanueva and husband Lupe of Corpus Christi, Yvonne Llanes and husband Daryl of San Antonio; son Manuel De La Garza of Kenedy; 7 sisters, 6 brothers, 20 Grandchildren and 15 Great-grandchildren.A Holy Rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:30 PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery with Military Honors.

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Jesusa Elizondo Meza

Jesusa Meza Obit PicJesusa Elizondo Meza, Age 91, of Kenedy, TX passed away on Sat. June 13, 2015 in Kenedy, TX.  She was born on December 28, 1923 in Kenedy, TX.  She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.She is preceded in death by her husband Jesus R. Meza, her parents, and a sister.She is survived by her daughter, Elodia Meza of Kenedy, sons; Raymond Meza of Kenedy, Robert Meza of Shreveport, LA; grandchildren, Barry Meza, Brenda Bowman, Raymond Meza, Jr., Rebecca Meza, Theresa Meza, 7 Grt-Grandchildren and 1 Grt-Grt-Grandchild.A Rosary will be recited Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery in Kenedy,TX.

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Randy Wayne Pullin

Randy Wayne Pullin, Age 51 of Jourdanton, TX formerly of Kenedy, TX passed away June 6, 2015 in Dilley, TX.  He was born on February 6, 1964 in Kenedy, TX to late Albert S. Pullin and Alma Remmers Pullin of Jourdanton, TX. He was a Ranch hand and of the Assembly of God Faith.

He is survived by his mother Alma Remmers of Jourdanton; sisters, Patti Thurmann and husband Vernah, Sandra Carroll and husband Wayne, Sherry Pawlek and husband Billy; brother, Kenny Pullin, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Walter Gilbert, Rev. Tim Stoker and the Rev. Scott Attkinson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery in Kenedy, TX.

Serving as pallbearers will be Willie Schilling, Gary Remmers, Mark Polcek, Murray Taibert, David Smith, and Calvin Koening, Jr..

Honorary Pallbearer will be Phillip Graf.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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George Randall “Randy” McAlister

???????????????????George Randall “Randy” McAlister, age 81 born Nov. 14, 1933 in Rogers, TX; married Jan. 19, 1961 in Grover, NC at Presbyterian Manse, passed away May 3, 2015 Pineville, North Carolina.  He was preceded in death by his father George W. McAlister and mother Edith Durnal McAlister.   He is survived by his daughters, Mary Lisa Starry of Lake George, CO; Susan Rice of Gastonia, NC; sister, Susan Clark of Longview, TX; brother, Tommy McAlister of Kenedy, TX; and grandchildren, Chase Starry, James Borrum, Jonathan Rice, Nathan Rice, and Hannah Rice. Randy was a graduate of San Marcos Military Academy and he attended Texas A&M College.  He was self-employed most of his life, managing the family ranch and antique shop. He was a carpenter and an electronic technician by trade, a Mason belonging to Masonic Lodge #200, enjoyed carving, painting, cooking, and rebuilding computers.

Family Visitation will be held Friday, May 8, 2015 from 6PM to 8PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10AM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Bowers and Rev. Chris Howell officiating.    Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery in Kenedy, TX.

 

In Lieu of Flowers Memorial may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

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Dorine Denise Aguero Cast

Dorine CastDorine Denise (Aguero) Cast, Age 31, from Karnes City, TX passed away on May 23, 2015.  She was born July 21, 1983 in Seguin, TX to Manuel Aguero, Sr. and Consuelo “Connie” Cruz Aguero. She is preceded in death by her father Manuel Aguero, Sr. and sister Doreen Aguero; Paternal Grandparents, Francisco “Pancho” and Amelia Aguero of Kenedy, Maternal Grandparents Gumecindo and Irenia Cruz of Karnes City; Uncles Crispin Perez, Rudy Cruz, Sr., Felipe Cruz; and Aunt Petra Cruz Rodriguez.  She is survived by her husband Charles Adam Cast of Karnes City; Mother Consuelo Cruz Aguero of Karnes City; Sisters, Cynthia (Michael ) Rosales of Karnes City, Lucy Aguero of Houston; Brothers, Manuel (Priscilla) Aguero, Jr. of Kenedy, Henry (Elizabeth) Aguero of Beeville; Nephews, Michael Rosales, Jr., Mark Rosales, Manuel Aguero, III, Paul Perez; Nieces Amanda Rosales, Cyndi Rosales, Monica Rosales, Valerie Aguero, Stephanie Aguero, Zoe Aguero, Marissa Aguero, Claudissa Aguero,  Chloe Aguero, Great-Nephews,  Devin Mikal Pedroza, and Charles Xavier Reddic;  Great-Nieces, Carolina Rosales, Cecilia Rosales, Summerlin Rosales, Avery Rosales, Bella Aguero, Aubree Rosales, Mia Guzman, and Riley Rosales.  A Rosary will be recited Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be Thurs. May 28, 2015 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.   Interment will follow in the New Bremen Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark Rosales, Manuel Aguerro, III, Anthony Cruz, J.D. Cruz, Simon Cruz, Rudy Cruz, Jr.

Honorary Pallbearer will be Mark Rosales, Jr.

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Joe Simon Sandoval

Joe Simon Sandoval, Age 42, of San Antonio, TX formerly of Kenedy, TX passed away May 10, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.  He was born on April 17, 1973 in Kenedy, TX to the late Guadalupe Sandoval and Maria Guadalupe Reyna Ramos.  He was a volunteer for the Church UnderThe Bridge in San Antonio.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Margie Mata of San Antonio, sister Dolores Segura and husband Armando, Sr., Adela Jew and husband Paul both of San Antonio; uncle Jimmy Reyna of Runge; nephews, Steven Hernandez and wife Ruby, Michael Hernandez, Mario Hernandez, Simon Hernandez; grt-nieces & grt-nephews, Alison Hernandez, Ennessii Hernandez, Lezley Hernandez, Michael Hernandez, Jr., Avisti Hernandez, and Abraham Herrera all of San Antonio.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Wed., May 13, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thurs., May 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Stanislaw Marciniak Officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

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Aquilino Salinas , Sr.

ASalinas obit picAquilino Salinas, Sr. age 82 of Kenedy died May 8, 2015 in Kenedy.  He was born  Jan. 4, 1933 in Kenedy to Antonio & Anita Salinas.  He worked at the Compress as a Warehouse manager.  He is precede in death by his parents and wife Rafela Calderon Salinas.  He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Salinas of Kenedy, Patricia (Archie) Kotzur of Kenedy, Wanda (Richard) Canales of Uvalde, & Jennifer Fraga of Kenedy.  Sons Aquilino (Doren) Salinas, Jr., of Kendy, Jay Salinas, Sr. of Kenedy & Kelly (Yolanda) Salinas of Schertz, TX. One brother Ladislow Salinas of San Antonio.

Rosary will be held at the Eckols Chapel Monday May 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM, with funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  Interment will be in the Loma Alta Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Hector Salazar, Jr., Anthony Salinas, Sr., Ernnie Salinas, Jay Salinas, Jr., Jokob-Dyllan Castillo, & Anthony Salinas, Jr.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Trey Salinas, TSgt. Cody Kotzur, Jalon Canales, & the grand & great grandchildren.

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Lori Dugan

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On Saturday May 2, 2015 the Lord Jesus escorted our beloved Lori Dugan to the home he had prepared for her.  Lori was born Aug. 10, 1965 to Michael J. Cody, Jr and Madeleine “Bunny” Cook Tidball in Trenton, New Jersey.    Lori was preceded in death by her father.  She is  survived by her mother, Husband Tom Dugan, daughters Marcie (David) Ellison, Ashley Townsen, & Hannah Hicks, brothers Michael J. Cody, III, Daniel F. Cody, & Andy D. Parton; her beloved grandchildren Christian & Emma And numerous nieces & nephews.

Lori spent most of her life serving others as a nurse.  She moved from Tennessee to Texas where she met, fell in love and married Tom Dugan.  They built a life for themselves in Tuleta.  She will be greatly  missed.  Pallbearers will be the Tuleta Fires Department & her brothers.  Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 5PM to 8PM at the Eckols Chapel in Kenedy.  Funeral Services will be on Friday May 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the First Baptist Church in Tuleta, TX with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

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Charlotte D. Alexander

Charlotte D. Alexander Obit PicCharlotte Dean Alexander, Age 81 of Runge, TX passed away on May 1, 2015 in Runge, TX.  Charlotte was born on November 22, 1933 in Norfolk, VA to the late Claude W. and Minerva Cecelia Gray Dean.  On March 25, 1955 she married Ralph Alexander in Columbia, South Carolina. She was a homemaker a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a devout Christian.  She is preceded in death by her parents Claude W. and Minerva Cecelia Gray Dean.  She is survived by her loving husband, Ralph Alexander of Runge, TX; daughter, Kelli-Sue McKinnon and husband Sterling of Dearborn Heights, MI; son, Robert Alexander of Kenedy, TX; sister Elizabeth Murgita of Rockland, Maine;  grandchildren Jessie Alexander, Richard Alexander, Zac McKinnon; great-grandchildren, Zachariah Alexander, Elijah Alexander, Cassidy Alexander, Alisha Alexander, and Anthony Alexander.Family Visitation will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel from 5PM to 6PM.  Services will begin at 6PM Monday, May 4, 2015 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel  with the Rev. Curtis Moyer officiating.

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