Linda Ruth Johnson born on March 14, 1927 as Ruth Ellen Cummings to Stanley and Anna Cummings.
Linda's beauty was more than what was seen by the eyes, it was felt by the heart.
To her husband, children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, she was a loving lady who always put the needs of others ahead of her own. She was a classy, happy, and joyful person making those around her feel safe, secure, and happy and for this she will always be remembered.
Our loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. Until we meet again!
Celebration of life: 1 to 3 pm Thursday February 1st at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Eladio Ruiz, 60, Passed away Saturday January 27th 2018.
Viewing: 2 to 7 pm Tuesday January 30th at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Service: 10 am Wednesday January 31st at St Bartholomew Catholic Church.
Survivors: Spouse Olga Ruiz, Children: Roman, Olga Ivette, Cesar Ruiz.
Mary Josephine Condra, 78, passed away Sunday January 14, 2018.
Service: 11 am Saturday January 27th at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Survivors: Husband Ebby Jack Condra and Numerous Family and Friends.
Madeline Tatum Young, 61, Passed away Monday January 8, 2018.
Visitation: 12 pm to 1 pm Saturday January 13th at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Survivors: Ex- Husband Stephen f Young, Daughter Stephanie young
Great grand daughter Tyanna , Her Bothers AZ, Arthur and wife Pat, James Lee and wife Vanessa, Sam Lee and wife Carol, Phillip,Charles Lee and wife Betty,Willie James ,Her sisters Janell ,Phillips and husband Gary,Mary Joe,Belinda , an her ( Deceased sisters Shirley , Nellie Mae ) an her favorite cousin James Tatum ,Earl Williams
Michael Frances Bruno, age 71, passed away peacefully at his home in Arlington Texas, surrounded by his family on Saturday, December 30, 2017, due to congestive heart failure and several other complications.
He was born February 11, 1946, in New Rochelle New York, to parents Anthony Joseph and Theresa (De Vico) Bruno. Mike was a great family man and a loving father.
Mike served his country as a US Air Force Crew Chief Staff Sargent E5 in Korea and Vietnam.
The men that served with Mike nicked named him “Mother Bruno” because he was always looking out for them.
Some of his favorite times were to watch his son play baseball. He never missed a game. Also, playing cards and dominoes with friends, camping and canoeing with his wife and son. His family and friends will always remember him as a kind soul, wonderful person.
He is survived by his beloved wife Wendy of 40 years, Anthony (Tony) son, Joseph (Joe) Cowan; son Michael (Mike) Cowan; son; Terri Cowan daughter and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral is scheduled for Thursday on Jan. 11th, at DFW National Cemetery with a reception to follow at his home in Arlington. Steve Carson will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mike’s life. The family would like to thank family and friends for their love and support.Flowers or donations can be sent to the family (Wendy or Tony Bruno) at 6315 Brownlee Ln Arlington Texas 76018.
Genell Peoples Ruhmann 78, passed away Sunday January 7th surrounded by her loving husband and children.
Memorial Service 10 AM at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Genell Ruhmann was born in Fort Worth, Texas to Thomas Edward Peoples and Genell Ansley Peoples on June 25th, 1939. She went to Fort Worth public schools and TCJC. Genell had one brother Thomas Edward Peoples Jr. Genell and Charles raised four children and enjoyed traveling full time after retirement. Genell and Charles are members of Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Genell touched many lives with her beautiful smile, quick wit, and generosity. She was proceeded in death by both parents, her brother and great granddaughter Rhyan Michelle Moody. She leaves behind her husband, four children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous family and friends.
Survivors: Husband Charles Ruhmann, daughter Debra Martin and Husband David, Sons Bubba Ruhmann, and Wife Lorie, Clingt Ruhmann and Wife Kelly, Brian Ruhmann and Wife Krisha. As well as 12 grandchildren and 24 Great grandchildren.
Thomas Dean Fowler went to heaven December 23rd 2017 after a short battle with cancer.
Donna F. Brooks
It is with a heavy heart that the family of Donna F. Brooks announces her death on December 17th, 2017 after fighting cancer for many years, at the age of 69. Donna is preceded in death by her Father and Mother, Don and Lorena Brooks, and her Sister in-law Cathy Burk-Wegley.She is survived by her partner/spouse of 27 years Debra L. Burk-Brooks, her brother in-law Bill Burk, sister in-law Lynn Burk-Stokes and several friends who where more like family.
Donna was born in Duncan Oklahoma on February 13, 1948. She worked for Halliburton in Duncan until she was transferred to Fort Worth,Texas. She worked for Halliburton over 30 years. She then continued her career at Levi Straus until she retired a few years ago.
Donna’s funeral is Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.
Viewing will be 1 hour before service.
St. John the Apostle United Methodist Church in Arlington, Tx.
5450 Mansfield Rd.
Mary Louise Baker - Marino, 66, Passed away Saturday December 2, 2017.
Service: 3 pm December 9th at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Dinner well be after at Dixie House on Hulen St.
Luis Daniel Luna, 39, Passed away Sunday November 26, 2017.
Visitations: 10 am - 6 pm and Rosary 6 pm Friday December 1 st. will be held at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 am Saturday December 2nd at St. Andrews.
Interment: Skyvue Memorial Garden
Preceded in Death By Marcelino Luna.
Survivors: Daughter, Vivianna Luna, Parents, Jesse & Dora Mendias, Brothers, Cesar Luna, Michael Mendias.
Bruce Henry Brown – 68 of Arlington, Texas passed away at home on Thursday, November 17th, 2017 at his home, per his wishes with his family by his side after a valiant 2-year battle with cancer.
Born in Baltimore MD on 9/13/1949, after serving in both the United States Army – Platoon Sergeant Stationed in Germany and then the Army Reserves – St. Louis, MO. He moved to Arlington, Texas in 1975. He was a master machinist – tool & die maker by trade working at Bell Helicopter in Grand Prairie, Harrison Jet Guns in Kennedale for years before branching out with his own Precision Machine Shop, Metroplex Tooling & Manufacturing in Kennedale TX which he ran for 2 decades. Through tough times and the bad, he always tried to take care of his employees who he always called his friends, and his family and he felt very fortunate to find the same with Greenslade & Co, in Fort Worth, Texas where he worked for a year prior to his cancer diagnosis.
He was a hardworking man, proud of our U.S Military, and loved all things that resembled our great country the most. The United States Flag, Our Military, The Bald Eagle, Harley’s, Old Hot Rods, and Corvettes.
If he ever made you roll over in laughter, you can bet he considered you his friend. We will forever miss him.
Burial details: 12:30 pm November 27th at Dallas- Fort worth National Cemetery.
Celebration of Life: Details pending.
In Lieu of flowers please consider donating to the charity of your choice, or easing his wife of 35 years through this time of adjustment. Donations can be made directly to his wife gofundme.com/bruces-battle-stage-4-brain-met
Or directly to the funeral home, Church Angels – List info………..
Wife of 35 years Loretta Brown of Arlington
Daughter - Sherry Dixon of Arlington
Cherished grandsons - Cade Dixon and Colby Dixon of Arlington
Sister's in Law - Lois Newman - Conroe, TX
Laura Mauldin (Spouse Bill Mauldin) - Waxahachie, TX
Lisa Parish (Spouse Greg Parrish) - Little Rock, AR
Brother in Law - Roger Gilley (Wife Soni) - Argyle, TX
Sister: Patricia, from Baltimore, MD
Mother: Toni Bruno - Baltimore, MD
Eddie was born May 26,1956 to Gerald and Ruthie Miller in Ft. Worth, Tx
He was proceeded in death by his younger brother Rodney and both of his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years Gina Miller of Granbury,Tx.
Son Brian Beauchamp and wife Tisha of Granbury,Tx
Son Christopher Beauchamp and wife Amber of Holly Ridge, NC
One brother Lee Miller and wife Leah of Olney, Tx.
Six beautiful grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Eddie never met a stranger, he loved children and loved to see people smile and
hear them laugh.
There will be a memorial service On Saturday November 25,2017 at 3:00 p.m.
at Church Angels Funeral Home 6301 Granbury Rd. Ft.Worth, Tx
Janet Lynn Norman was born on December 16, 1956 in Ringgold Ga. She left this earth to be with the lord on November 21, 2017. Services for Janet will be Sunday November 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Happy Hill Church 7900 E. FM 917, Alvarado TX 76009. A dinner will follow the service for all those who would like to attend. Janet enjoyed going to church playing piano and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Dorothy Kilgore. Survived by her husband of 41 year Malcolm Norman, son and daughter in law Michael and LaShawna Norman, Daughter and son in law Jeri and Jimmy Watkins, grandchildren Tyler, Ashley and Riley Norman and Kayleigh Ogle-Melton.
Jeffrey Sesvold, 59, Passed away Monday November 20,2017.
Funeral: 2 pm Monday November 27, at Cross Timbers Community Church.
Interment: Bluebonnet Memorial park.
Survivors: Wife, Joyce Sesvold
Daughter: Jennifer, Spouse, Skip Ford; Grandkids: Christopher, Elizabeth; Greatgrand Kids, Joshua, Jackson.
Eldest Son: Scott, Spouse, Alicia Sesvold; Grandkids, Michael, Brindin, Nicholas, Samuel.
Youngest son: Joshua, Spouse, Kimberly Sesvold; Grandkids, Ryleigh, Hallie, Caleb.
Siblings: James, Jack, Kelly, Jerry, Julie.
Preceded in death By: Brother, Joel Sesvold, Mother, Sharon, Father, Raymond Sesvold.
Tony Montoya, 57
Tony Cano Montoya, 57, left to be with Lord on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.
The viewing and service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov.4, 2017 at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Tony was born November 29, 1959, in Fort Worth to Nancy and Thomas Montoya. He was a loving husband, caring father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a devoted Christian. He was a very generous person with a big heart. He will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Montoya in June 2008, brother, Rudy Montoya in September 2009 and father, Thomas Montoya in August 2015.
Survivors: Wife, Rhonda Montoya; Children, Jeremy Montoya and Tiffany McDougle; brothers, Arturo, Thomas and Jesse Montoya; sisters: Connie Martinez, Janie Aranda, Joyce Vela and Kristina Haas; and three grandchildren.
In Lieu of Flower Donations for the Montoya family are accepted at Church Angels Funeral Home 817-403-9691.
John Earl Troupe (70)
A time to be born……..Ecclesiastes 3:1
Gerald Anthony Luckett was welcomed into this world by his loving parents, Julius Warren Sealy and Verna Mae Lawes on April 8, 1961 in Chicago, IL.
A time to be active, “Whatever you do, do it with all of your heart”……Col 3:23
In 1978 at the age of 17 Gerald moved to Milwaukee, WI, where he found his career and the love of his life. At a young age Gerald found joy in giving care to the elderly. This would become his career and his second passion for his first passion(s) was, "music” and “fishing” In 1992 Gerald met Paulette whom he loved and cherished for over 24 years.
He was a faithful husband, dedicated father and grandfather, loving son and nephew, and the best uncle any kid could ask for. Gerald love the kids and the kids loved him.
A time to mourn, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted……”Psalms 34:18
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of twenty-one years, Paulette Luckett; his precious mother Verna Mae Lawes; sons Gerald Cosey Luckett, Sedrick Sanders, and Eddie Sanders; daughter Felicia Coleman; grandchildren Ashley 24, Artice 21, Cheyenne 20, Javier 10, Jakier 9, Sedrick 9, Gerald 7, Jaylen 7, Giovoni 6, Jayden & Jayqen 5, Saniaa 5, Ger’Michael 4, Samerrah 4, Schaffer 2, and Aubrey 1; great-grandchild Emory 11/2 ; sister LaDonna Higgenbottom; brothers Derrick Luckett and Robert James; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by both his paternal and maternal grandparents, his siblings Lizzette Luckett, Julius Luckett, Lauritz Luckett, and John Luckett; very special friend “Jimmy”.
John 5:28-2928Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice. 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
Alex Andrew Herrera, 41, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away, Sunday, September 3, 2017. VIEWING: Friday, September 8, 2017 at Church Angel’s from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. FUNERAL: Monday, September 11, 2017 at Church Angel’s funeral home, at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at Laureland Funeral Home.
Alex was born May 7, 1976, in Fort Worth, Texas. He enjoyed spending time with his children, making people laugh, traveling, hanging out with friends, and riding his motorcycle. He was a giving person with a caring heart.
Alex is survived by his father, Ruben Herrera; mother, Dolores Bentura; sister, Marcela Herrera; four children, Christopher Narvaez, Jessika Robles, Alex “Tootie" Angel Herrera, and Anthony “Miklo" Alexander Herrera; grandchild, Annaleigh Rose; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Anthony “Tony” Sloss Sr. and brothers, Ruben Herrera Jr. and Anthony Sloss Jr.
Tracy Lynn Higgins, age 45 formerly of Haltom City Tx, passed away peacefully with her angels on earth, Steve Fontaine and Xania Murray by her side, Sunday August 27th, 2017 at North Pointe nursing home, Watauga. Tracy was born October 15th 1971, to Diane Stephenson and Raymond Higgins. Tracy had a heart of gold and even through illness, she uniquely and profoundly touched the hearts of so many. She showed compassion, faith and love. Her son was the sole purpose in her strength for fighting that insurmountable disease. Tracy was a dedicated person, at work, in her community and as a mother. She had an uncanny ability to sympathize with the burdens of others before her own. She is survived by her son Dylan, her cat Boudreaux (Boo), her sister Kelly, her father Raymond, niece, nephew and many friends. We want to thank Helen, Dolly, Jon, and many others at the North Pointe Nursing Home for everything they’ve done… God bless you. She will be missed tremendously, but Tracy’s legacy will live on. Family, friends, and others whose lives Tracy touched are invited to the Church Angels Funeral Home, 6301 Granbury Rd. Fort Worth Tx 76133 at 2:00pm on Saturday September 9th 2017 for her Memorial Ceremony, to reminisce, grieve, support each other, just chat and celebrate Tracy’s life. In lieu of flowers, direct donations to the ALS association would be greatly appreciated.
Diane Stephenson passed away September 26th 2015, preceded by her father AD and Polly Stephenson and at the time of her death survived by her daughters, Tracy and Kelly, and her three grandchildren. Diane was born July 23rd 1948 in Kentucky, and was a lifelong resident of the Fort Worth area. She graduated from Haltom high school in 1966 and then went to beauty school. She loved her family and her dogs above anything else. Diane was a fun loving woman with an infectious laugh and a great sense of humor. She earned the nickname "stumpy" due to a minor amputation which she embraced and would laugh about. She was a constant presence in the lives of love ones, spending many nights talking to friends. Diane and Tracy are both together again in heaven. All family and friends are invited to the Church Angels Funeral Home, 6301 Granbury Rd. Fort Worth Tx 76133 at 2:00pm on Saturday September 9th 2017 for her Memorial Ceremony and to celebrate Diane’s life.
Robert E Rohrbaugh, 80, Passed away 08/10/2017.
Service: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery Tuesday 08/29/2017 @ 11:15 am.
Survivors: Wife Joan Rohrbaugh, Son Robert Rohrbaugh Jr.
Victor Rodriguez, 72
Passed away August 9, 2017
Service: Noon Saturday at Church Angels Funeral Home
Visitation: 10:30 am to 12 pm.
Survivors: Wife Gladys, 4 Sons And one Daughter.
Javier Gonzalez, 57
Our beloved father and grandfather went home to be with his Lord and Savior and became our angel, Saturday Aug 5,2017.
He is survived by his 3 Children and 7 grandchildren, that loved him dearly.
Maria Gonzalez, and Jessica Gomez
Son: Javier Gonzalez Jr..
Grandchildren: Lionel, Diego, Daisy, Romeo, Lily, Nico, and Andrea.
A man who left something special in our lives. Who filled our hearts with love and happiness. Such beautiful memories he leaves with us.. Thank you Lord for giving us the honor to have had such an amazing father and grandfather in our lives. Have daddy/grandpa, in your Holy Glory Lord. We will forever keep his memory alive. We love you daddy/grandpa!
Viewing: 8am-12pm Friday @ Church Angels funeral home: 6301 Granbury Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76133
Service: 12pm Friday @ church angels
We will head to Cedar Hill Memorial park after the 12pm service.
Adress :8301 US-287 BUS, Arlington, TX 76001
Nuestro amado padre y abuelo, se fue a casa con nuetro Señor Jesus y se convirtio en nuestro angel el Sabado Agosto 5,2017. Dejo atras a 3 hijos y 7 nietos que lo amaban con todo el corazon..
Hijas: Maria Gonzalez, y Jessica Gomez
Hijo: Javier Gonzalez Jr..
Nietos: Lionel, Diego, Daisy, Romeo, Lily, Nico, y Andrea.
Un gran hombre que dejo algo muy especial en nuestras vidas. Que lleno nuestros corazones de amor y felicidad. Tantos hermosos recuerdos que nos deja. Gracias Señor Jesus por avernos dado la dicha y el honor, de tener un padre y abuelo, como lo fue el. Señor tenlo en tu Santa Gloria. Siempre tu memoria vivira! Te amamos papi/abuelito!
Velorio:8am-12pm en Church Angels Funeral Home: 6301 Granbury Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76133
Nos iremos hacia el panteon Cedar Hill Memorial Park despues de el sevicio. Panteon Ubicado: 8301 US-287 BUS, Arlington, TX 76001
Lemuel G Redic,65,
Went to our Heavenly Father Tuesday July 25,2017.
Service :Saturday 12pm at Church Angels Funeral Home vistitation Friday 6 to 8pm.
Interment: Skyvue memorial Garden
Survivors: Numerous family and friends
Carolea Marie Wallington, left our Earth to become an Angel on Friday, July 21st 2017. At 6:23pm.
Services: Well be held at a later date.
She was preceded in death by her loving Father, William Russell.
Survived by her beautiful Mother, Carolyn Russell.
Her devoted Son and Daughter, Russell Dale and Katrina Marie Wallington.
Sisters, Patricia Reynolds and Lisa Strange Noble.
Brothers, John and Mark Russell.
And 4 amazing grandbabies, whom she loved unspeakably, Skyler, Chloe, Preston and Haylee Marie (Kennedy).
As well as Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
She was a proud Veteran who honorably served our country in the United States Army.
She was, and still is deeply loved by many.
She had an amazingly beautiful heart and soul and will be severely missed, until we all meet her again on the other side.
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop The Rain
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band - Roll Me Away
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
Tool - 10,000 Days, Wings for Marie (Pt 1 & 2)
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow
John Lennon - Imagine
Edgar Allan Poe - The Bells
12/19/64 - 07/20/2017
Best Friend, Loving Husband & Father
Survived by his wife Koryna & daughter Alison, Sister - Mary Plummer, Sister & Husband - Janie & Ronnie Monds, Brother & Wife - Larry & Pam Plummer, Brother & Wife - Earl & Pat Plummer. Also survived by by many nieces & nephews and great-nieces & great nephews.
Verna Denise Evans (Fronnie) went home to be with the Lord from John Peter Smith Hospital on July 12, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 62 after a long struggle with Lung Cancer.
A memorial service with a viewing is scheduled for 1:00 pm on 7-20-17 at Church Angels Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the same location. Family members are asked to bring a dish for the reception. The service will be directed by Pastor Rodgers Johnson. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Verna's life.
Verna was born on November 18, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas. Verna attended both Armijo High School and Sem Yeto High School in Fairfield, California where she graduated in 1972. She married Henry D. Evans on November 6, 1976 in Reno, Nevada. The couple welcomed three children throughout their marriage. The couple resided in Fairfield California, Warren, Ohio and Fort Worth, Texas. Verna was a hard worker and had various jobs throughout life. She always had a manager or supervisor position until she opened her own business Evans Employment in 1997. She worked for Homeland Security for a couple of years starting in 2005. In 2007 she began working with Tarrent County Sheriff's Department until she retired in January 2017. Verna was always trying to improve her skills and was on suspended enrollment for Ashford University where she was working on her Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice.
Verna is most remembered by love ones as a dedicated hard working woman with a fiesty spirit. She was well versed in God's word. She was always looking out for people to see what she could do to help. She did not like to see people struggling and always encouraged the best out of everyone she was around. She wanted the best for her children and strived to help them get there. She was truly an amazing strong woman that will be missed tremendously.
Verna is survived by her beloved daughter Joycelynn Francine Evans and her cherished sons Dennis Damont Evans and David Lamont Evans. Verna's pride and joy were her grandchildren Adrian R. Jones Jr, Serenity Love Denzel, Gabriel South, Jacque Lamont Evans, Arianna Evans and Micah Henry Evans. Verna's support system her sister Ava Regina Moreno and her brother Garland Eugene Williams. She also had a host of other family members and friends. She is proceeded in death by her mother Joyce Mae Williams (Texas), father George Williams (Louisiana) and husband Henry Dennis Evans (Ohio)
Condolences can be sent to email@example.com. The family would like to thank John Peter Smith's hosipital staff for their care and dedication.
One of many favorite scriptures for Verna is Jeremiah 29:11(KJV) "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end."
Ron was born in Fort Worth to Ewell and Mary Lambert. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1962. In 1966, he began a long and rewarding career with American Airlines until his retirement in 2010.
Ron loved big. He loved his faithful wife of 47 years, Judy Smith Lambert, his precious daughter, Meggan Fletcher and was thrilled to finally have a Horned Frog in the family via his beloved son-in-law, Trent Fletcher. Most of all he loved the three lights of his life - his grandchildren. Hudson, Harper and Finley never ceased to put a smile on his face.
The family would like to thank the first responders of Mansfield.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Linda Gail, twin brother, Donnie and mother-in-law, Hazel Smith. SURVIVORS: wife, Judy; daughter, Meggan and husband, Trent; grandchildren, Hudson, Harper and Finley; sisters, Paula, Phyllis and Debra Gail; and a host of extended family and friends.
Elizabeth Futiz, our beloved Mother and Grandmother, Passed away peacefully Monday June 26. She was 92 years young.
A memorial service and mass will held on Friday July 14 at 11:00am at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Grapevine,Tx.
Elizabeth was born and raised in New York. She was a bookkeeper for Manhattan real estate companies for 40 years. She moved to Texas in 1995 to be close to her family. She was an active member of the Grapevine Senior Activites Center for several years.
She spent the last two years of her life living at Mustang Creek Assisted Living Community. There, in her wheelchair she enjoyed many activites such as Wii Bowling, bingo, painting and crafts, along with various lunch and movie trips.
Elizabeth touched the lives of all who knew her. She was a special lady and will never be forgotten.
She is survived by: Daughter Nancy and son-law Michael of Grapvine; Granddaughter Laura and her husband Gentry of Pflugerville; Grandson Brian and his fiancee Katie of Dallas.
JoAnn Pfeifle Bauer of Bedford, Texas stepped into eternity with her Lord and Savior on June 24, 2017 at the age of 86.
A memorial service in JoAnn’s honor will be held later this summer and she will be laid to rest with her husband at the DFW National Memorial Cemetery. The family requests any donations in JoAnn’s name be given for Alzheimer’s research, Peace Lutheran Church in Hurst, Texas or Encore Hospice.
Born to John and Christine Pfeifle on Dec. 14, 1930 in Harvey, North Dakota, JoAnn spent her childhood in Harvey and returned there after receiving a home economics degree at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. She married Donald Andrew Bauer in 1953 and raised her two children – David and Beth – in Harvey until moving to Bedford, Texas in 1972.
Teaching was her passion and she taught home economics in both North Dakota and the Texas HEB school district until retiring in 1993.
JoAnn lived a life of giving, opening her home to family and friends for holidays and celebrations as well as offering many a place of retreat during times of struggle. Her giving spirit was felt by all who knew her including her church - Peace Lutheran - where she was a volunteer until she began her 6 year journey with Alzheimer’s disease.
She is proceeded in death by her husband Don who passed away in 2001 and her sister Arylne Ehli in 2016.
She will live on in the memories of all who were touched by the depth of her love, kindness and unforgettable, generous hospitality.
She leaves behind her son David Bauer and wife Mindy, daughter Beth and husband Kurt Thiel, grandson Stephen Selzler and wife Kristin, granddaughter Kristen and husband Josh Dill, great-granddaughter Maggie JoAnn Selzler, nieces Susan and husband Rollie Voise, nephew Myron Dybing and wife Pam, niece Susan Berke and husband Marv, many friends and her devoted caregivers at Dancing River Memory Care where she spent the last 4 years of her life.
Stephen Richard Rasbeary, 51, went to be with his lord and savior Sunday May 28th 2017. He was Born November 18, 1965. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Shawn Tidwell Rasbeary of Fort worth, daughter Brooke Haynes of Weatherford, daughter Kristen Donahoe of Va. Beach Va, Stepdaughter Randa Pettit Of Fort Worth and Ashlee Cato of Weatherford, Brother Pastor James Rasbeary and wife Amanda of Wylie, Tx.
He is the son of James and Patricia Rasbeary of Weatherford, Grandson of Rose Davis and Nita Rasbeary of Weatherford.
He had 4 grandchildren: Abigail,Jackson,Benjamin Donahoe and Nixon Cato and numerous neices and newphews,
He was preceeded in death by his Brother Thomas Patrick and Grandfather James A Rasbeary Sr. Steve will be greatly missed by those that loved him. Memorial will be at a later date.
Carl Van Commander was born 08/03/1953 in Fort Worth, Texas.
He was called home by our blessed Father on April 10, 2017.
He was raised as a Southern Baptist and was a Christian.
The immediate family held a private memorial for Carl,
according to his wishes. The biological children are having
a memorial at Church Angels Funeral Home on Saturday, April
27, 2017. His friends, co-workers, and his Air Force
buddies are having a memorial at Rob's Billiards in Euless,
TX , at , to celebrate the "One and
Only Commander", as they fondly referred to him.
Carl was a very outgoing, gregarious, witty and clever. He
was blessed with the ability to make an immediate connection
to anyone he met. Carl had a wonderful sense of humor and
enjoyed making people laugh. He attended Alice E. Carlson
Elementary School, McLean Middle School, and Paschal High
He joined the US Air Force and was stationed at many places
including Japan, and Hawaii. He was a 32nd degree Scottish
Rite Mason. He worked at American Airlines for over 30
years. He traveled the world, and enjoyed exploring new
He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Commander, his
other father, W. T. Reynolds, Jr, his brother, Ralph
Reynolds, his sister, Debra Commander, and his nephew,
Zachary Marcin. He was survived by his mother, V. Winnell
Reynolds, his brother, Geary Commander, his sister, Dana
Henry, and his brother-in-law David Henry, and nieces and
nephew. Another survivor that Carl loved dearly was his
constant companion, his service dog, Bella. Other survivors
include his estranged children, Burr Commander (Carl Van
Commander, Junior) and Brook Weise, and grandson, Kaydin
Memorials: Donations may be made in honor of Carl Commander
to the Trinity Gap Rescue an organization that works
directly with the Euless Animal Shelter. The Euless Animal
Shelter took care of Bella until the family could retrieve
her. The Shelter refused to accept compensation from the
family for the care of Bella, due to the passing of her
owner. The family truly appreciates the generosity of the
Euless Animal Shelter, they could not have been more kind
and empathetic during this challenging time. The donation
website is http://trinitygaprescue.org/
Facebook site is at https://www.facebook.com/
Their address is:
500 N Industrial Blvd
Euless, Texas, TX 76039
His favorite scriptures include Deuteronomy 21:18-21,
Hebrews 13:5, and John : "For God so loved the world,
that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
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