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Josefa De La Rosa

 


Jerry De Steiguer          Ann E. De Steiguer

Ann Ella Desteiguer
February 26, 1941 - November 11, 2015

Ann Ella Benedict DeSteiguer, 74, of Bay City passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in a Sugar Land Hospital. She was born February 26, 1941 in Bay City to the late A. W. & Clara Shafer Benedict.

Ann was educated in the Bay City public schools. She was employed for many years by Skelly/Getty Oil as an administrative assistant. Ann was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bay City. She expressed her creativity through art and music. Ann enjoyed oil painting, playing the piano and dulcimer, and she loved to dance. She loved to share her paintings with people she cared about.

While her husband Jerry was employed by Phillips 66, he and Ann lived in Sweeny and Odessa. After retirement they traveled and moved to Whittier, North Carolina. Several years later they relocated back to Texas living in both Yoakum and Brazoria. Following Jerry’s death, Ann moved back to Bay City.

Ann is survived by her son: William Darnell & wife Esther; daughter: Connie McCarthy & husband Kevin; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister: Kay Meador & husband Don; brother: C. E. “Sonny” Benedict & wife Evelyn; 2 aunts; and numerous cousins, nieces, & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband: Jerry DeSteiguer.

The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Don Meador officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

Her family would like to express thanks to her many friends at The Legacy-Independent and Assisted Living, where Ann has resided for the last nine and one half years.

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

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

Victoria Advocate, November 13, 2015

 

Jerry Desteiguer
Oct. 16, 1926 - Dec. 8, 2005

Jerry Desteiguer, 79, of Brazoria, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2005, in Lake Jackson.

He was born October 16, 1926, in Mound Valley, Kansas, to Rodger and Sarinda White Desteiguer.

Formerly of Yoakum, he was a resident of Brazoria for the past five years, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Brazoria, a former member of the Yoakum Lions Club and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He is survived by: his wife, Ann Benedict Desteiguer of Brazoria; two daughters, Sharon Jackson and husband John of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Susan Desteiguer of Traverse City, Michigan; sons, Stewart Desteiguer and wife Diane of Weatherford, Texas, and William Darnell and wife Esther of Friendswood, Texas; sisters, Jane Ward of Odessa, Texas, and Sue Davis of Muskogee, Oklahoma; brother, Don Desteiguer of Braggs, Oklahoma; and by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Sarinda Desteiguer, and by a son, Randy Desteiguer.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2005, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, with the Rev. Peter Cammeraon officiating.

Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

The family was to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Stewart Desteiguer, Joshua Desteiguer, William Darnell, Robert Beverly, Billy Phillips and Edgar Floyd.

Honorary pallbearers include J.G. Maliff, Clyde Newman, Kevin Norris, Michael Humphries and Bob Wakefield.

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

Bay City Tribune, December 11, 2005

Ann Ella Desteiguer
February 26, 1941 - November 11, 2015)

Ann Ella Benedict DeSteiguer, 74, of Bay City passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in a Sugar Land Hospital. She was born February 26, 1941 in Bay City to the late A. W. & Clara Shafer Benedict. Ann was educated in the Bay City public schools. She was employed for many years by Skelly/Getty Oil as an administrative assistant. Ann was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bay City. She expressed her creativity through art and music. Ann enjoyed oil painting, playing the piano and dulcimer, and she loved to dance. She loved to share her paintings with people she cared about.

While her husband Jerry was employed by Phillips 66, he and Ann lived in Sweeny and Odessa. After retirement they traveled and moved to Whittier, North Carolina. Several years later they relocated back to Texas living in both Yoakum and Brazoria. Following Jerry’s death, Ann moved back to Bay City.

Ann is survived by her son: William Darnell & wife Esther; daughter: Connie McCarthy & husband Kevin; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister: Kay Meador & husband Don; brother: C. E. “Sonny” Benedict & wife Evelyn; 2 aunts; and numerous cousins, nieces, & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband: Jerry DeSteiguer.

The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Don Meador officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

Her family would like to express thanks to her many friends at The Legacy-Independent and Assisted Living, where Ann has resided for the last nine and one half years.

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home
 


Jerry Wayne Etgen

 

Marvin Etgen

 

Margaret Harris

 

Flora Gladys Head Harrison

Flora Gladys Harrison

Funeral services for Flora Gladys Harrison, 82, of Bay City will be held 2 p. m .Thursday, Dec. 29, at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David C. Duncan officiating. Burial will be at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Mrs. Harrison was born Oct. 9, 1906, in Caddo Mills, Texas, to William H. and Mary Sansing Head and died Dec. 25, 1988, at Bay City’s Matagorda House.

Survivors include her son, Ralph W. Harrison of Orlando, Fla.; three daughters, Marian Gerhold of Gladstone, Mo.; Gertrude Rooth of Bay City and Laura Lee Tillman of San Antonio; a sister, Billie Head of Bay City; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Harrison, who was preceded in death by her husband, Ben R. Harrison, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements are with Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, December 27 of 28?, 1988
 


Earl B. Heard          Beulah E. Heard

Beulah Erickson Heard

Memorial services for Beulah Erickson Heard, 87, of San Antonio will be held at 2:30 p. m. Friday, Sept. 18, 1998 at the Bay City Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Nick Novak of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church officiating.

Heard died Sept. 10 in San Antonio. She was a native of Bay City where she attended school.

After graduation in 1929, Heard received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Education at the University of Texas in Austin.

She returned to teach many of Bay City’s youth over a period of years. From Bay City she moved to Longview, Wash. where she continued to teach. There she met Earl B. Heard and they later married in the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Bay City. For the past several years San Antonio has been her home.

Heard is survived by sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and George D. Calloway of San Antonio; nephew, David G. Calloway of Breckenridge, Colo.; and cousins, Maurine DeLano Cole and Martha Jane Delano Etie of Bay City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl B. Heard; and parents C. A. and Carrie Nuckols Erickson.

Memorials may be given to the Matagorda County Museum, Bay City Public Library, or to the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are with Bay City Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, September 17, 1998
 


Robert Green Hough

 

Frances Jim Howze          William L. "Bill" Howze

Frances Howze
(March 29, 1927 - April 20, 2007)

Frances “Jim” Howze passed away on April 20, 2007, at the age of 80. Jim was born in Rotan, Texas to George Poston and Thelma Frances Baker on March 29, 1927. She is survived by her loving husband William J. Howze (Bill). They shared a marriage of 56 years of unending love and devotion. Her two daughters Connie Howze Stall & son-in law William of Boerne, Texas; Kim Frances Howze Marceaux & son-in-law Brent of Bay City; grandchildren Shawn & Julie Marceaux; Chris & Susan Stall. Jim was an English teacher in Bay City I.S.D. for thirty-two years. She served as department chair and in various capacities in the educational system at both the state and national level. She was a charter member of Beta Sigma Phi and a longstanding member of the Advisory Council for Community Education. She served as Regent of the local Mary Rolph Marsh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her greatest gift to the educational community was her unwavering desire to prepare her thousands of students she taught for success in both education and life. Jim and Bill were married in First United Methodist Church of Bay City and remained dedicated members of their church. Jim and Bill began their love of travel by taking high school students to Europe and Great Britain as a part of the International Leadership Group for many years. Pallbearers are Clyde Workman, George Durett, Emil Sliva, John “Hooty” Estlinbaum, Bill Stall, Brent Marceaux, Shawn Marceaux & Chris Stall. Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Friendship Sunday School Class of First United Methodist Church. The family invites friends and extended family for viewing at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home on Sunday April 22, 2007 from 5 - 7 P.M. The funeral service will begin at 10:00 A.M. Monday April 23, 2007 at First United Methodist Church. Graveside will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts to be given to the building fund of First United Methodist Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home

Bill Howze
(February 3, 1926 - June 4, 2016)

William “Bill” Joseph Howze, 90, of Bay City met the Lord peacefully on Saturday, June 4, 2016. He was born February 3, 1926 to Joseph and Effie (Miller) Howze in Iowa Park, Texas. He attended high school in Midland Texas, and during World War II, served in the United States Navy.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Jim (Baker) Howze, parents, Joseph and Effie Howze, sibling Peggy (Howze) Blackburn, and nephews Larry Morrow and Bill Blackburn.

Bill is survived by his two daughters, Connie (Howze) Stall and her husband William Stall of Boerne, Texas and Kim (Howze) Marceaux and her husband Brent of Bay City, Texas; four grandchildren, Shawn Marceaux and his wife Erin (Tyson) Marceaux, Chris Stall and his wife Kristen (Holmes) Stall, Julie (Marceaux) Latson and her husband Shane Latson, and Susan Stall. He had three great-grandchildren, Fisher Marceaux, Beatrice Marceaux, and Wyatt Latson. He is also survived by his nephew Michael Morrow and niece Martha (Morrow) Peterson.

Bill was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was faithful to his religion and family, a true gentleman, a train enthusiast, part-time magician, and accomplished storyteller.

A visitation will be held on Monday, June 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Bay City, Texas, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Cedarvale North Cemetery. Pallbearers are Shawn Marceaux, Chris Stall, Shane Latson, and Michael Morrow. Honorary pallbearers include lifelong friend Clyde Workman and the Friendship Sunday School Class of First United Methodist Church.

Special thanks go to Sandra Ford and family of Danevang Country Assisted Living and Houston Hospice -El Campo.

Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Bay City, Texas.

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home
 


Huebner Family Plot

 

Adolph Huebner

 

Franz Huebner

 

John A. Huebner, Jr.

John Andrew “Jack” Huebner, Jr.
July 28, 1926 – March 16, 2007

John Andrew “Jack” Huebner, Jr. passed away on March 16, 2007.

He was born July 28, 1926 in Houston to Molly Laflin Foote and John A. Huebner, Sr. He attended Texas A & M and was a graduate of Rice University. He served in the US Navy during WWII.

He is survived by: his wife of 57 years Myrtle Gregory Huebner. Their entire married life was spent in Bay City, Texas. He was a life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bay City, where he sang in the choir. He was on the board of the IBC Bank and on the board of directors of Port City Stock Yards. He was also very active in other civic organizations throughout his life.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: three daughters and sons-in-law Jan and Rich Harmon, Kristi and Greg Meyer, and Molly and Keith Dunn; grandchildren, Julia and Miranda Harmon, Clay, Bryan, Keith and wife Jennie Meyer, Kaitlyn, Bethany, Anna and John Dunn; and great grandchild, Luke Meyer.

He was preceded in death by: his sister Pauline Huebner Knight.

He is survived by her children Mike and Debbie Coppock, Jeff Coppock and Susie Coppock Yanko. He will be greatly missed by many family members and close friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Bay City or to a charity of your choice.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the First Presbyterian Church in Bay City. The family will receive friends and relatives from 6 until 8pm Monday at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City. 979-245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, Published March 21, 2007
 


Julia W. Kiser


Robert Oscar Kiser



 

Florian Klecka          Lillian Klecka

 

Louis John Kreschke          Jewel Alba Phillips Kreschke

 

Melchor Lara

Rev. Melchor Lara
(January 6, 1944 - January 8, 2012)

Rev. Melchor Lara, 68, went to rest with His Lord on Sunday, January 8, 2012. He was born on January 6, 1944 to the late Atilano and Fidencia Lara. His strengths in life was the faith, prayer and the love he had to serve his Savior Jesus Christ.

He is survived by his wife: Maria Juana Lara; his children: Jorge Lara, Jose Lara, Jose Luis Lara, Gregorio Lara, Heralio Lara, Cilvia Reyes, Alejandra Estrada, Joshua Lara, Raquel Gonzales and Angelica Gurrola; 24 Grandchildren; 5 Great-grandchildren; Brothers and sisters are late Felicia Lara, Angel Lara, Augustin Lara, Jova Lara, Juana Lara and Maria Lara.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, January 11, 2012 with a Musical celebration service from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the funeral home. The Funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home
 


Christina Lopez


 


Josephine A. Lopez

 

Mary Luna

 

 

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