Frank Edward Hernandez died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in San Antonio, at the age of 50. Frank, known as Eddie to his family and childhood friends, was born on Feb. 19, 1965, in Caro, Michigan, to Francisco F. and Patsy Ann Sehl Hernandez.
Julia Ann Natalie (Kniker) Echols passed away after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at the age of 80. She was born July 3, 1935, in Orange Grove, to Dora and Rev. Paul Kniker, who preceded her in death.
Cecilia Kathleen “Katie” Rhoades Filson of Wewoka, Oklahoma passed away Sept. 27, 2015, in Boerne. She was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Dolberg, Oklahoma, near Roff to A.H. (Ackalee) Rhoades and Iva Brashears Rhoades.
Diane Spire was born on May 23, 1954 in Hackensack, New Jersey. When she was 2 years old, the family moved to Mesa, Arizona. She graduated from Scottsdale Junior College with a degree in eqine management. She first owned horse property in Phoenix where she gave lessons to many young students. In 1990, she moved to Boerne to become manager of the Solbacka Ranch. Kinswood Farms came into being in 2000 with Diane as part owner, visionary manager and teacher-mentor to many young people and adults.
Josephine B. San Miguel, age 72, was welcomed into the loving arms of our Lord on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Born in Boerne on March 19, 1943, she was the daughter of Henry M. Barron Jr. and Aurora Barrera. Josephine spent most of her life in Boerne.
Mary Jean Gourley passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at the age of 79. Mary Jean was born Mary Jean Polozeck on May 29, 1936, in Pawnee, Texas, to Clifford Emerson Polozeck and Mary Pauline Wallace Polozeck. Mary Jean grew up in George West where she graduated from George West High School in 1954. She remained in touch with many classmates from her school days in George West. Many stories were told about the state basketball finals with “the five.” Music was brought into her life by her grandparents and parents at a very young age. She learned to play saxophone like her Dad, and excelled in her music career from middle school (marching with the high school band) into high school.
Mrs. Fred Stehling, nee Shirley Ann Rust, of Comfort passed away on Saturday Sept. 19, 2015, at the age of 66 years. Shirley was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Fredericksburg, to Max and Lydia Seewald Rust. She married Fred Stehling June 15, 1974, in Fredericksburg.
Danna Eagans, who was born Feb. 26, 1965, at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco, returned to the Lord on Sept. 16, 2015. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, at the First Baptist Church in Mexia with Brother Billy Bob Evans officiating. Interment was in the Cogdell Cemetery near Tehuacana.
Mary Jane Gourley passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at the age of 79. She was born May 29, 1936. Services are pending at press time.To leave condolences for the family, please visit www.ebensberger-fisher.com and select the Obituaries tab.
Robin Lynne Britton was born on May 8, 1951, in Shamrock. She transitioned fully into Love and Light on Sept. 14, 2015. She was 64 years old.
Jean Bode Siess found peace and healing in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sept. 16, 2015, at her home in Boerne.
Elsie Mae (Rahm) Becker passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2015, at the age of 94 at Town & Country Manor in Boerne.
Eunice M. Lange, age 83 of Moore, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at her home.
Leona Margaret (Keller) Meckel passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. She was 98 years old. Leona was born in Brazos County on Feb. 17, 1917, to Albert and Ella (Prinzel) Keller.
Randall D. Puckett was born Nov. 11, 1937, to Frank and Betty Estelle Puckett in Ellis County. After graduation from Ennis High School, he began his career in the lumber and hardware business. He was past president of the Lumbermen’s Association of Texas.
Regina was born on Nov. 29, 1941, in Breslau, Germany (now Poland), to parents Richard Alexander Reichelt and Johanna Magdalena Ritter. She passed away in Boerne, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the age of 73.
J. P. Davila entered Heaven on Aug. 26, 2015, after a long struggle with heart disease. He was 83 years old.
Mr. Donald Joseph Fleming passed away Aug. 28, 2015, in Boerne at the age of 56. He was born in Kittery, Maine, to Col. Paul Francis and Eva Guyanna (Sartain) Fleming. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Rubye L. Stewart, 93, passed away Sept. 2, 2015. She was born Aug. 1, 1922, in Burnet, to Cullen Graham and Ida Mae Brewster. She is survived by sons Cecil Stewart and James Stewart, daughter Karen Zoch and a sister Mary McTee. She was preceded in death by her husband Hiram Odell, two brothers and one sister.
Nancy Lou Lawless, age 83, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Born in DeLeon on April 28, 1932, she was the daughter of Curtis and Zadie Terry.
© Copyright 2015, The Boerne Star, Boerne, Texas.