Obits

Wed
04
Oct

Ruth Inez (Kuykendoll) Rutledge

Ruth Inez (Kuykendoll) Rutledge

March 14, 1926 — September 24, 2017

Ruth Inez (Kuykendoll) Rutledge, 91, was met on Sept. 24, 2017, by her beloved husband, Ira Lee, at the pearly gates of heaven. Ruth was born on March 14, 1926, to Alvie Benjamin Kuykendoll and Ollie Myrtle (Bowden) Kuykendoll in the Littlefield Community, Izoro, Texas.

She attended Littlefield School until it closed then was transferred to Lampasas where she graduated. On March 12, 1943, just two days before her 17th birthday, she married the love of her life, Ira Lee Rutledge, while he was home on a three-day furlough from WWII. She spent the next two years with Ira Lee’s parents waiting for him to return home. After the war, the couple lived in several places before settling in Lake Victor, Texas.

Wed
04
Oct

Betty Jane Oliver

Betty Jane Oliver

d. September 28, 2017

Betty Jane Oliver had her homegoing on Sept. 28, 2017, at age 89. She was a devoted wife, loving mother who was dedicated to her church and community and true lover of her cat “Puddy.”

She is survived by her two sons, Richard and Bill; a daughter, Jeryl; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren and a new extended family in Salt Lake City. She is surely missed.

A memorial service for Betty will be held Saturday. Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Bertram First United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions in memory of Betty should be made to the Bertram First United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be offered to clementswilcoxburnet.com.

Wed
04
Oct

Dena Jane Douglas Kolb

Dena Jane Douglas Kolb

January 8, 1963 — October 2, 2017

Dena Jane Douglas Kolb, 52 of Burnet, Texas went to be with her Lord on October 2nd, 2017 as the result of a car accident. She was born on January 8th, 1963 in Pasadena, Texas to James Paul Douglas and Sarah Jane Woods Douglas. She graduated from Pasadena High School with Honors in 1983. She earned her Associate’s Degree from American Intercontinental University. In 1981 she met the love of her life Robert Alan Kolb. They married on March 24, 1984 at Thomas Ave. Baptist Church in Pasadena. In their years together they were blessed with three children, Jacob Robert Kolb, Conner Paul Kolb and Keeley Elizabeth Cline.

Wed
27
Sep

Carlotta M. Escamilla

Carlotta M. Escamilla, age 82 of Bertram passed away September 24, 2017. She was born November 4, 1934, in Fredericksburg to Daniel Moreno and Necha Hernandez Moreno.

Carlotta lived most all her life in Bertram where she raised her six children. For many years she worked as a custodian at the schools in Leander and Bertram. She stayed mainly at home and enjoyed cooking and work with flowers and plants in her flowerbed. Carlotta will be remembered for being a part of all of her children’s activities, going to ball games, and being a wonderful provider.

Wed
27
Sep

Sylvia Rochester

Sylvia Rochester age 62 of Bertram passed away without pain on September 19, 2017, surrounded by the people she loved most. Sylvia was born May 26, 1955, in Syracuse, New York to Fred and Margaret Cruikshank Clark where she grew up and attended High School and attended college. At age 21 she moved to Austin where she worked for many years for the Texas Department of Public Safety. Sylvia married Bob Rochester on December 22, 1990, and in 1995 they moved to Bertram where she has since lived.

For many years Sylvia worked at First State Bank in Burnet. She also was employed for the Burnet CISD as a substitute teacher and spent years providing care to her step-father, mother, and mother-in-law as their health declined. Since 2013 Sylvia spent more time as a homemaker as her health declined. She very much enjoyed arts and crafts of all kinds and her home was always full the things she made.

Wed
27
Sep

Marcos “Mike” Bernal

Marcos “Mike” Bernal of Burnet, Tx. - March 2, 1941- September 22-2017

A visitation is planned from 6-8 p.m., Friday, September 29 at Edgar & Jenkins Funeral Home, 109 N.Main St, Burnet.

His funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 30 at Edgar & Jenkins Funeral Home with interment to follow at Burnet City Cemetery in Burnet.

He was born and raised in Burnet, Tx. and was known for always giving a helping hand to those in the community.

He is proceeded in death by his parents Santos and Maria Bernal, his daughter Becky Bernal, his granddaughter Victoria Pierce, his 5 wonderful sisters, and his beautiful caring wife Florencia "Blanche" Bernal.

He leaves behind his son's Marcus Bernal Jr., Johnny Bernal, Thomas Bernal, Michael Arce, Jeffrey Bernal, Sam Bernal, his daughter's Carmen Martinez, Angie Martinez, and his granddaughter that he raised as his daughter Stephaney Escamilla, 24 grandchildren, and 30+ great grandchildren.

Wed
20
Sep

Patricia Ann Easley

Patricia Ann Easley

January 5, 1938 — September 13, 2017

Patricia Ann Easley, born in El Dorado, Arkansas, on Jan. 5, 1938, passed into the hands of our Lord on Sept. 13, 2017. Known by the family as “Gpat”, she was a woman of small stature with an abundance of personality. She was surrounded by her family and with love, prayers, and the singing of her favorite hymn.

Wed
20
Sep

Terrie Lynn Burns

Terrie Lynn Burns, 55, of Bertram, TX passed away peacefully September 12, 2017. She was born to Marvin and Janie Brizendine on November 28, 1961, in Mineral Wells, TX .

Terrie is survived by her husband, Nathan Burns of Bertram, TX, Her son Josh Burns and wife Jennifer Burns of Bertram, her son Barry Burns of Bertram; grandchildren Alexandria Burns, Chase Burns and Witten Burns; her mother Janie Brizendine, of Burnet; her brother David Pierson of Whitehall, Pennsylvania, her brother Darrell Brizendine and his wife Becky of Bertram, her sister Melissa Atkison and husband Patrick of Burnet; mother-in-law, Pat Jackson of Bertram; Jack Jackson of Burnet. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Marvin Brizendine of Burnet, her niece Kelsy Pierson Thomson of Whitehall, Pennsylvania and her father-in-law Nathan Burns Sr of Austin.

Wed
13
Sep

John William Berlin

John William Berlin

May 16, 1948 — September 5, 2017

 

John William Berlin, 69, of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away with family by his side on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. John was born in Monroe County, Missouri, on May 16, 1948, to Clyde and Gladys Berlin, the sixth of eight children. He graduated from Monroe City High School in 1966, where he competed in football and track.

In 1970, he joined the U.S. Army as part of the 101st Airborne, working as a flight control specialist on Chinook helicopters. Consequently, he served in Vietnam from 1971 to 1972, where he was exposed daily to Agent Orange, which would eventually lead to multiple myeloma and several health conditions later in his life.

Wed
13
Sep

Walter Earl Post

Walter Earl Post

June 20, 1950 — August 31, 2017

Walter Earl Post, 67, of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away Aug. 31, 2017. He was born to Walter Earl and Wilma Margaret (Larigan) Post on June 20, 1950, in Houston, Texas.

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