Laurie Jonell Reid

  7-1-1944 – 7-25-2022 Widow of George W. Reid; mother of James Allen O’Neal Jr. and wife Alisha, Kathleen Dickinson, Micheal D. O’Neal, Vickie Dubinsky, and Michelle Wempa and husband David; and sister of Ruth Ann Hopkins, Robin E. Kidd, and Robert Dean Archer Jr. Visitation: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 7-9 p.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Funeral Service: Wednesday, 10 […]

Floyd ‘Fuddy’ Wayne Pursel

  7-26-1947 – 7-20-2022 Husband of Kathy Pursel; and father of Anthony and wife Linda Pursel, April and husband Michael Griesenbeck, and Dusty and wife Jessica Cejka Graveside Service: Friday, Aug. 5, 9:45 a.m., Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Shelter No. 5, San Antonio Reception: To follow, Lupe Tortilla, 255 E. Basse Road, San Antonio  

Velma A. Connally

  4-2-1924 – 7-22-2022 Widow of Lowell Wayne Connally Sr.; mother of Lowell Wayne Connally Jr. and Paula Rodriguez (Alfred); and sister of the late RJ, Giles, Esther, and Louise Visitation: Tuesday, July 26, 5-8 p.m., Mission Park Funeral Chapels South, San Antonio Prayer Service: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., in the funeral chapel Funeral Service: Wednesday, 11 a.m., Floresville United Methodist […]

Florence Wilma Bush

  7-27-1931 – 7-17-2022 Mother of John Graves; and sister of Sara Dixon and the late Donald Smith, Jaqueta Moran, Patricia Seifer, and Ramona Miller Memorial Service: Will be held at a later date in Colorado Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459

Virgil Clinton Ray Jr.

4-28-1931 – 7-16-2022 Widower of Carrie B. Ray; father of Virgil C. Ray III (Theresa), Wandra Y. Alleyne (Mark), Kathey V. Ray, and the late Linda F. Graves; and brother of Mary Crews, Dorothy Mayo, and the late Howard, Matthew, Alvin, and Ervin Ray Funeral Service: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m., Porter Loring Mortuary, San Antonio Interment: Fort Sam Houston […]

Adelfina Herrera Montez

  6-20-1925 – 7-23-2022 Widow of Santiago R. Montez; mother of Jimmy (Josie) Montez, and Mary (Frank) Cantu, Diana (Juan Ernesto) Castillo; and sister of the late Victoriano, Lupe, Juan, Julian, Enrique, Domingo, and Pablo Herrera, and Louisa Rodriguez Visitation: Wednesday, July 27, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Floresville Rosary: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Wednesday, […]

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Michael Gene Foster

  9-22-1957 – 7-21-2022 Father of Miranda Finley (Mike); and brother of Teresa Floyd, Lisa Taylor, and Sharon Rakowitz Visitation: Monday, Aug. 1, 9-10 a.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Funeral Service: Monday, 10 a.m., in the funeral chapel Interment: Mt. Olive Cemetery, Adkins Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

Hilmar Alois Hildebrand

  8-22-1936 – 7-16-2022 Widower of Catherine (Jendrusch) Hildebrand; father of Carl (Kristen) Hildebrand, Darrell (Sonya) Hildebrand, and Brenda Hildebrand; and brother of Helen Voigt, Betty Wriston, and the late Reinold Hildebrand, Victor Hildebrand, Marcus Hildebrand, and Mary McGee Funeral Mass: Friday, July 22, 10-11 a.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Kirby Interment: With military honors, Friday, 11:30 a.m. […]

Victoria ‘Vickie’ De Leon

  12-23-1923 – 7-18-2022 Widow of Juan De Leon; mother of Olga Martinez, Victoria Montemayor, Annie De Leon, Richard De Leon (Diana), Albert De Leon, Mary Sue Villarreal (Alex), Manuel De Leon, and the late Joe De Leon, Frank De Leon, Lucy Sanders, Pauline De Leon, and John De Leon Jr.; and sister of Dora Demuth Visitation: Monday, July 25, […]