Austin Obituaries

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  • Friday May 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Joel F. - Joe' White, Brown County

    Survivors include his wife, Barbara White; four stepchildren, Angela Eastwood of Greenwood, Dana Steele of Brown County, Laura Merriquin of Cypress, Texas, and Teddy Coleman of Austin, Texas; three brothers, Paul, James and Bobby White; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. The Rev.


  • Thursday May 21 | via The Marion Star 

    Cunningham, Steve Carey

    Steve Carey Cunningham AUSTIN, TX: Steve Carey Cunningham, of Austin, Texas died unexpectedly on May 16, 2015. Steven was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cunningham, born in Marion Ohio on July 18, 1960.


  • Thursday May 21 | via Times Herald-Record 

    College track: 12 regional athletes qualify for NCAA...

    Twelve athletes from Varsity 845 schools have qualified for the NCAA track and field regionals next week.


  • Wednesday May 13 | via 

    Francisco Guerrero Garcia

    Francisco Guerrero Garcia "Frank" "Pancho", 81, passed away May 9, 2015. He was born September 17, 1932 in Beeville, Texas to Santiago Garcia and Paula Guerrero.


  • Monday May 11 | via KXAN-TV Austin 

    Austin man killed trying to cross I-35 in New Braunfels

    A 54-year-old Austin man died Saturday as he tried to cross Interstate 35 on foot, according to New Braunfels police. Manuel Herrera Jr. was crossing the freeway about 9:45 p.m. near Conrads Lane when he was hit by a car.


  • Saturday May 9 | via Breckenridge American 

    Famed country fiddler Johnny Gimble dies at 89

    Renowned fiddler Johnny Gimble, who gained fame for his backup work with country stars from Merle Haggard to Carrie Underwood, has died. His daughter, Cyndy, said Gimble died Saturday morning near his home in Dripping Springs, near Austin, "finally rid of the complications from several strokes over the past few years."


  • Wednesday May 6 | via Texas Monthly 

    Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright Dies

    Years ago during one of the legislative interims, I was cutting through the Texas House chamber when I saw a man standing behind one of the chairs in about the middle of the south side of the seats. He was rubbing the back of the chair and looking toward the speaker's podium.


  • Sunday May 3 | via EMS1 

    Texas flight nurse remembered for caring, determination

    Six helicopters similar to the EC-145 model in which STAR Flight nurse Kristin McLain performed many rescues over the years flew over Hill Country Bible Church Austin on Friday as friends, family and first responders celebrated her life and mourned her loss at a memorial service. "Heroes are hard to find, but they are harder to lose," STAR Flight senior pilot Chuck Spangler said while addressing dozens of first responders wearing their flight suits, law enforcement officers and many others who were close to McLain.


  • Friday May 1 | via KXAN-TV Austin 

    Family and friends remember fallen STAR Flight nurse

    Hundreds of family, friends and fellow first responders poured into the Hill Country Bible Church on Friday morning to remember fallen STAR Flight nurse Kristin McLain. Items representing McLain were placed on-stage: a stand-up paddleboard, a STAR Flight helmet and her uniform.


  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via Journal Gazette 

    Obituary info on Repka

    He passed away at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Vilna, Alberta, Repka was the owner of Repka & Associates Insurance and Investments and also played hockey for 11 years with the Komets.


  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Salem News 

    Patricia Jean Lightner

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church for Patricia Jean Lightner, 73, of Austintown, who passed away Monday morning at her home. She was a graduate of East High School class of 1959, and retired from Gibson Greeting Cards where she had be an account representative for 15 years.


  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Great Bend Tribune 

    James (Jim) W. Kolb ...

    James W. Kolb, 70, passed away April 25, 2015, at his home in Austin, Texas. Born June 8, 1944, in Dodge City, he was the son of Harold "Sandy" and Rhoda Jean Donovan Kolb.


  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Daily Mail 

    Nurse, 46, dies after falling from hoist on medical ...

    Kristin McLain became detached from the hoist Monday night while retrieving a woman who had fallen in the Barton Creek Greenbelt A nurse has died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, Texas. Kristin McLain, 46, became detached from the hoist Monday night while retrieving the woman who had fallen in to the Barton Creek Greenbelt.


  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via PR Log 

    Doorway Into Light: a Talk with Rev Bodhi Be

    Death talk on Maui ... you don't hear about this combination everyday. Tune in as we talk about what Bodhi is up to - The Death Store, ocean burials, living ... just to name a few things.


  • Monday Apr 27 | via The Beaumont Enterprise 

    1880s serial killer still haunts Austin

    Mollie Smith , 25, was murdered at 901 W. Pecan Street, at the residence of W.K. Hall.


  • Apr 24, 2015 | via Austin American Statesman 

    Austin artist Francis Tsai, who worked on despite AL...

    Francis Tsai works on a piece of digital art in his Austin home in 2013. Photo by Ralph Barrera / AMERICAN-STATESMAN Digital artist Francis Tsai, who for the last years of his life used eye-tracking technology he helped refine to continue creating his science fiction-themed artwork, has died.


  • Apr 21, 2015 | via KXAN-TV Austin 

    Andrea Sloan a Right To Trya bill approved in House

    The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday preliminarily passed "Right to Try" legislation that would give patients access to drugs awaiting approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Senate has already approved a similar measure.


  • Apr 19, 2015 | via 

    Samantha Amy 'Sam' Michaud, 17

    A celebration of her life will take place Wednesday, April 22 at Amazing Things Arts Center on Wednesday, April 22. She was a gifted artist who loved music, singing, playing the piano, keyboards and drums, and performed in several events at Beacon High School. Her warm heart and positive spirit blessed all who came in contact with her.


  • Apr 19, 2015 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    Natalie Ann McClelland Tobin

    Natalie was born December 10, 1940 and lived in Speedway, IN and Indianapolis, before moving to Austin 6-1/2 years ago.


  • Apr 17, 2015 | via Herald-Citizen 

    William Walters

    A Celebration of Life service for William Stokes "Willie" Walters Jr. will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, at 206 W. Hoyt, Monterey. A prayer service will also be conducted at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, with Dr. Charles McCaskey officiating.