Obits

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Patricia A. Gibb

Patricia A. Gibb

August 10, 1934 — May 13, 2019

Patricia A. Gibb passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. Patricia was born in Goshen, Indiana on August 10, 1934 to Ella May and Lawrence Wilson of Des Moines, Iowa, both deceased. Patricia married Richard Gibb, who passed away in 2008.

Patricia was a nurse for over 50 years, and a mother of seven: Bruce Yenzer and wife Mary, deceased, of Sheldon, Iowa; Sue (Ray) Crowe of Granite Shoals; Shelly (Bill) Buley of Burnet, Texas; Sandy (James) Grisham of Colo, Iowa; and Barry (Julie) Yenzer of Bridewater, Iowa. She is survived by her family, including 14 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by sons, Larry Yenzer and Randy Yenzer.

A memorial service for Patricia will be held on July 20 in Colo, Iowa.

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May

Mike Kimbrow

Mike Kimbrow

August 12, 1944 — April 28, 2019

Mike Kimbrow, of Burnet, Texas, passed away on April 28, 2019 with his wife, Sherry, by his side, after many years of a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s and declining health.

Mike was born to Horace and Elisabeth (Spencer) Kimbrow on Aug.12, 1944 in Olney, Texas.He was raised and educated in Midland and Odessa, Texas. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Midland in 1963. After high school, Mike went to work for the Permian Corporation for around 15 years, then worked for Basin Inc. for several years before finally going to work for the FDIC in Midland, San Antonio and Dallas. He served in the Army National Guard for six years.

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May

Mauro Gusman

Mauro Gusman

January 25, 1929 — May 11, 2019

Mauro Gusman, 90, of Burnet, Texas passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

His funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Jesucristo La Roca VivaBurnet, Texas 78611. Interment with military honors was at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park.

Mauro was born on Jan. 25, 1929 to Prudencio and Concepcion Guzman in Fruitvale, Texas. Mauro honorably served his country in Korea in the U.S. Army from 1953 through 1954. He earned an Associates degree in Business. Mauro married the love of his life, Maria Ernestina Gusman. He was a migrant worker then later worked for Morten Thiokel for over 20 years. Mauro loved working on his house and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Prudencio and Concepcion Guzman; and son, Prudencio Gusman.

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May

Laretta Maxwell

Laretta Maxwell

June 14, 1937 — May 16, 2019

Laretta Maxwell passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 due to medical issues. Laretta was born on June 14, 1937, in Richmond, Texas to Roger and Rosa Lee Satterfield.

She was a resident of Burnet for over 60 years and worked for 31 years as a Licensed Vocational Nurse at the Bertram Nursing and Rehab.

Laretta Maxwell is survived by her sons, Carlos Maxwell and wife Myra, and Darrell Maxwell. Also surviving are a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews who will miss her too. Laretta was preceded in death by her husband, Odell; son, Bruce; and daughter, Sharon.

The wake and viewing for Laretta will be held Thursday evening May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. The funeral will be held Friday, May 24 at 11 a.m. at the St. Matthew AME Church with Reverend Brian Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Post Mt. Cemetery in Burnet.

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May

Kenneth (Gene) Woodyard

Kenneth (Gene) Woodyard

April 25, 1929 — May 10, 2019

Kenneth (Gene) Woodyard, resident of Bertram, Texas, went to his forever home May 10, 2019 at the age of 90. He was born April 25, 1929 in Enid, Oklahoma moving to Ponca City, Oklahoma in 1936. He graduated from Ponca City High School in 1947 and Rice University in 1951. At Rice he was very involved in the Rice band (The Mob) where he served as president his senior year.
After graduation, he spent time in the Grand Tetons before entering the Army on Jan. 2, 1952. He was discharged in Dec. 1953 after serving in the Army engineer corps during the Korean Conflict. He attended the University of Texas receiving his Masters in Geology in 1956. He married Margaret Orr of Bertram, Texas June 9, 1956 then began a 30-year career as a
Petroleum Geologist for Continental Oil Company. He retired in Houston, Texas in 1985.

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May

Danny Sosa

Danny Sosa

January 9, 1972 — May 10, 2019

Danny Sosa, age 47, passed away peacefully at home in Burnet on Friday, May 10, 2019, due to medical issues. Danny was born on Jan. 9, 1972, in Knox City, Texas to Joe Sosa and Nora (Figueroa) Sosa. Danny graduated from Knox City High School in 1990. He moved to Austin, Texas to work for Beal Door Company for many years.
Danny Sosa is survived by his father, Joe Sosa; brother, Tony Sosa; sister- in-law, Elizabeth Sosa; nephews, Marcus, Tony JR, and Eli Sosa; niece, Marissa Sosa; and great-nephew, Javi Castillo.

Danny was a well-known, sweet and nice man with a huge heart to all of his friends and family.

The visitation will be held Wednesday, May 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home with the Rosary following at 7 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 16 at 2 p.m. at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Burnet. Interment will follow at Post Mountain Cemetery.

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May

Joyce Ann Juhnke

Joyce Ann Juhnke

May 3, 1947 — March 8, 2019

Joyce Ann Juhnke was born to Leo and Nevalee Seegers on May 3, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. She passed away at Seton Williamson County, Round Rock, Texas at the age of 71, on March 8, 2019 with her family surrounding her.

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May

Gary Lee Pierce

Gary Lee Pierce

September 23, 1955 — April 29, 2019

Gary Lee Pierce finished his fight with ALS on April 29, 2019 and is now home with the Lord.
He was born on Sept. 23, 1955 in Melbourne, Florida to Helen "Betty" Gardner Pierce and
Ansel "Rocky" Pierce. He loved to tell stories about his many adventures growing up traveling the world and getting into mischief with his brothers. As a young man, he followed his father’s example and joined the Air Force.

Upon leaving the Air Force, he moved to Euless, Texas where he met his wife, Vickie
Warden Pierce. The two were married for 38 years, and had two children. He was a devoted and loving Husband, Dad, Uncle, and "Poobah." His family most remembers his sense of humor, his tall tales, and the many lessons he taught about life and how to be handy.

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Curtis Alvin Chapman

Curtis Alvin Chapman

October 24, 1935 — May 2, 2019

Curtis Alvin Chapman, age 83, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his wife, daughter and granddaughter on May 2, 2019, in Llano, Texas.

He was born on Oct. 24, 1935, in Eden, Texas. At the age of 19, he became a United States Marine and proudly served for eight years before being honorably discharged in 1962. Curtis served as Texas State Field Captain in Archery in the 1960’s in Brownwood, Texas. Curtis and Vauda moved to Marble Falls in 1964 along with their three children. He worked for General Telephone & Electronics (GTE) for 35 years before he retired in 1994. Curtis also worked as a Reserve Deputy for the Burnet County Sheriff Department for more than seven years from 1986 to 1993.

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May

Andrew (Tootie) Moreno Escamilla Jr.

Andrew (Tootie) Moreno Escamilla Jr.

d. May 3, 2019

Andrew (Tootie) Moreno Escamilla Jr., 60, of Bertram, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, suddenly and unexpectedly. There is nothing that can explain the sudden loss of a Father, Papa, Brother and Friend. He was born in Bertram and lived in Bertram where he was employed by J Mar where he worked in concrete construction. He had previously worked for the City of Burnet.

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