The family of Dr. Jennifer Jordan has decided to postpone her Celebration of Life scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2020, on the campus of Sul Ross State University.

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Beulah “Boodie” Kokernot (Dec. 7, 1918 – June 21, 2020) was born to Harold and Beulah Van Auken. She grew up and went to grade school in Thendara, N.Y., and graduated from Wadleigh High School for Girls in New York City. She lived through the depression with her parents in New York City, and…

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Wauneta Stoner King entered eternal life on July 4, 2020, her Independence Day. She was 93. Her daughter was with her when she peacefully went to Heaven.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Pete Walter Bruns passed away on July 2, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Alpine, Texas, on Texas Independence Day, March 2, 1934. He attended Centennial Elementary, and graduated from Alpine High School.  

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On June 28, 2020, Ernesto Bermudez, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 70.

Susie Doris Colwell, 96, of Alpine, Texas, entered eternal life on July 1, 2020 at Focus Care at Fort Stockton, Texas. Susie was born on Oct. 21, 1923 in Alpine to B.K. Colwell and Maudie Eva (Roberts) Colwell. She was a resident of Alpine and Brewster County for over 57 years.

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Dora Pena Marquez, 74, a resident of Redford, Texas passed away at her home on June 28, 2020 surrounded by her family.

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Rodolfo “Rudy” Gerardo Torres Molinar was called to be with the Lord on June 21, 2020. Rudy will be missed by his loving family and friends. Rudy was a kind, friendly, generous, thoughtful, caring person.

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It is with  a heavy heart that we announce the passing  of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and great friend. Leocadio “Lucky” S. Portillo, lifelong resident of Alpine, Texas, closed his eyes to his earthly home on June 27, 2020 with his beloved wife by his side. He was 80.

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Emma Galindo Vijil passed away peacefully at her home in Newcastle, Calif. on May 24, 2020 at the age of 87. Emma grew up in Alpine, Texas, the third of six children born to Ramon and Erlinda Galindo. She spent her childhood in Alpine, where she attended Centennial School and met her husband…

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Marilyne C. Dieckert, PhD, recently passed away in her sleep after suffering recurrent strokes. She was able to be with her beloved family at her home until the very end.

Jennifer Jordan, 75, passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas on May 29, 2020 due to complications from vasculitis. She was born Oct. 29, 1944, to Mollie and James “JB” Burrell Jordan in San Antonio, Texas.

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Harold L. Miller, MD, 74, passed away on June 3, 2020 in the COVID-19 ICU of Ascension Seton Hospital in Austin.

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Charles Edward Tyer, 88, passed away June 8, 2020. Charles was born March 30, 1932, in Jenks, Oklahoma to Marjorie (Born) Tyer and Charles Everett Tyer. Charles moved often growing up, graduating from Levelland High School in 1949. He attended West Texas State University in Canyon for a coup…

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Peggy Landis Matli, died June 11, 2020, at her home in the White Oak Community near Fredericksburg, Texas, at the age of 70.

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Ann Blanton Suehs, with her family by her side, passed away on June 3, 2020 in Kerrville, Texas.

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Rodolfo “Rudy” Gallego Valenzuela entered eternal rest on May 11, 2020 at the age of 92. Rudy was born on June 13, 1927 in Alpine, Texas.

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Cruz R. McGuire entered into rest on May 5, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Marfa, Texas on Feb. 12, 1938 to Cruz S. and Rebecca R. McGuire. He spent his childhood years in Marfa and Marathon, Texas.

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Mary Bustamante Lara of Fort Davis, Texas, surrounded by her beloved husband, children, grandchildren, and sister, closed her eyes to her earthly home and opened them to a grand and glorious homecoming on May 21, 2020. She was 82.

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Margarito “Marcos” Uranga Urquidez, 86, of Alpine, Texas passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones in Phoenix, Arizona on May 17, 2020. 

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Leroy Lara “Roy” Granado was born on Nov. 6, 1963, in Alpine, Texas. Leroy grew up in Fort Davis, Texas, where he loved the country life.

Thomas Edward Gius of Alpine, Texas died as a result of a respiratory illness on May 11, 2020. Tom was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Oct. 14, 1940. After high school, he joined the Army and served for three years at Sandia Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In his civilian career, he worked …

Gwynne Garrette Jamieson was born Nov. 2, 1945 in Kingston, Ontario, and died in her sleep of natural causes at her home in Alpine, Texas on April 29, 2020. She was 74 years old.  

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Charlotte Hassenflu, 79, of Boerne, Texas, passed away May 8, 2020, at her home in Boerne with her beloved husband Alan and her Shih Tzu, Sassy, near her side.

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David Rogers Moore, 70, passed peacefully into the arms of God the night of May 8, 2020, surrounded by his wife Zane Switzer Moore and his three children, Brandi Arnold, Braydon Moore, and Dagan Moore. He entered this world as the only child of Edward and Mojella Moore on Dec. 27, 1949, in A…

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Margaret Bowman McMahon, 68, passed away surrounded by her family on April 30, 2020 on her family ranch. She was born on Jan. 11, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas to Ruth McLean and Jack Tibaut Bowman. 

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Bobby Loren Miller, 85, of Alpine, Texas celebrated his home, going into the arms of our Risen Lord and Savior on March 31, 2020 due to complications following a stroke on March 23.

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Jose Luis “Lichie” Vega, Sr., was born on May 18, 1950 in Alpine, Texas. He was a life-long resident of Alpine, he loved his little town, and made it very clear that he would never leave his home.

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A lifelong member of the Jeff Davis-Fort Davis community, Joe Bonilla Bentley, Sr., 95, surrounded by his loving family, was called home by his Lord and Savior on April 15, 2020 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine, Texas.

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It is with a heavy, broken heart that we announce the passing of a beloved wife, soul mate, mother, friend, business owner, and first responder Traci Felsot. She entered eternal life on April 7, 2020 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine, Texas, after a courageous battle with cervica…

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Our dear friend and loved one Terry Laborde, 1944-2020, no longer is among us, the living.

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Longtime Terlingua author, resident, and newspaperman Carl Leatherwood died at Rosedale Adult House in El Paso, Texas on April 17. He was 78.

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Tommy Raymond Woodward, born Feb. 28, 1933, passed away peacefully with family at his side on April 15, 2020. During his 87-year lifespan, he lived in Alpine, Texas and Midland, Texas, as well as six years in Colorado.

Celestina Amatulli, 93, of Alpine and Arlington, Texas, went to her heavenly home surrounded by loved ones on April 7, 2020 in Kennedale, Texas.

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Lavoy Glen Hinkle, 93, of Sanderson, Texas passed away March 24, 2020 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas.

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Mary Nell Hinkle, 92, passed away at home in Sanderson, Texas on March 31, 2020, one week after she lost her husband of 69 years, Lavoy Glen Hinkle.

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Glen John Ivan Kramer was born on April 30, 1945 in Hastings, Nebraska to Ivan and Lavinia Kramer. He passed March 17, 2020 at his home in Alpine, Texas. 

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Mary Nell Hinkle, 92, passed away at home in Sanderson, Texas on March 31, 2020, one week after she lost her husband of 69 years, Lavoy Glen Hinkle.

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Verna Jean Roark, 71, passed onto our Heavenly Father on March 31, 2020, in Englewood, Colorado.

Julian O. Sanchez, Jr., 72, of Kermit, Texas passed away on March 22, 2020 in Kermit. Julian was born on July 4, 1947 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Julian O. Sanchez, Sr., and Viola Gallego Sanchez. He married Delma Briones on June 29, 1967 in Kermit, and they shared 53 wonderful years together.

Our husband, dad, granddad, and friend, Richard Leon Beesinger, completed his earthly journey on March 22, 2020. He is survived by his wife Loeva Beesinger, his two children, Rick Beesinger and his wife Jana of Silverton, Texas, and Rhonda Jones and her husband Kevin of Whitesboro, Texas.

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Julian O. Sanchez, Jr., 72, of Kermit, Texas passed away on March 22, 2020 in Kermit. Julian was born on July 4, 1947 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Julian O. Sanchez, Sr., and Viola Gallego Sanchez. He married Delma Briones on June 29, 1967 in Kermit, and they shared 53 wonderful years together.

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Roger Cutforth passed away on Dec. 24, 2019. He was 75 years old. Born Oct. 29, 1944 in Lincolnshire, England, Roger was the oldest of three children (brother Gerald and sister Pat) to parents Gordon and Frieda.

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Ana Brijalba Contreras, 62, passed on to be with the Lord on March 14, 2020, surrounded by her family.

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In the quiet, early morning hours of Jan. 11, 2020, Martha Sue Goad Davidson, third child of Lucius and Ruble Goad, wife of Don W. Davidson, mother of Thomas L., Terry D., and Michael W. Davidson, grandmother of Aja R., Nicholas O., Nora M., and Jett S. Davidson, took her last, peaceful brea…

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Longtime West Texas resident Mary Marie Freeman passed through the pearly gates to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on March 3, 2020, with her husband Shannon Rudine at her side. She was 101.

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Dominga Yniguez Lujan of Lubbock went to be with the Lord on Feb. 20, 2020 at the age of 75. She was born June 25, 1944 in Alpine to Jose and Maria Cruz Yniguez. Dominga married Silvestre Lujan on Oct. 30, 1967 in Alpine, Texas, and they made their home in Lubbock, Texas in the 1970s.

Teresa “Betty” Yañez Valero, 93, passed away on Feb. 25, 2020 in Del Rio, Texas. Teresa was born on Oct. 15, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to parents Jose and Petra Cordova. 

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Frank Wolfe Tobola, 65, passed away March 3, 2020 in Alpine, Texas. He was born July 24, 1954 to Alfred Leo and Elsie Mae Tobola. He graduated from Alpine High School and Sul Ross State University. He taught and coached for 33 years throughout Texas. He was a loving father, grandfather, and …

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Robert Logan Patterson, PhD, died while in hospice care in Maine on Nov. 3, 2019. In the tradition of his parents, June Logan Patterson and Dr. Walter Glenn Patterson for whom education was the key to success, Bob was a learned man, with a BA in Psychology and Philosophy, 1962, University of…