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Charles Tieken

Oct 16, 1934 - Dec 06, 2023

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San Antonio, TX

Charles W. Tieken went into his eternal rest Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at the age of 89. He was born in Floresville, Texas on October 16, 1934 to Rufus Tieken and Lucy Harrell. Charles was a Mason of the Garden Oaks #1306 in Houston, Texas and loved his dogs. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Tieken; stepdaughter, Vickie Rice; and parents, Rufus and Lucy. Charles is survived by his children, Sundra Syma, Gary Carter (Tarri Segal). Dorothy Renese Collier (Rusty), Laura Smaistrla; steps...Read More

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Barbara Ann Drawert

Nov 09, 1949 - Feb 15, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Barbara Ann DrawertBorn in Big Spring, TX 11-9-1949Passed away in San Antonio, TX 2-15-2024Survived by her sister Deborah Lumpkins and her husband, Robert Lumpkins of Tyler, TX, her sister-in-law and friend, Carolyn Drawert, brother-in-law, Jim Drawert of Dallas, TX, close friends Margaret Scott, Sharon Stevens, Traci Sholtis and Joanna Caskey, and many Drawert nephews and nieces. Barbara was most proud of her past work alongside T. Boone Pickens and the executive staff at Mesa Petroleum in Amarillo, Texas, as Administrative Assistant. Barbara’s hobbies included tending her plants, cooking (which her recipes always started with a stick of butter), politics, and she loved her cats. Barbara had a great love of good food, wine, margaritas, milk shakes, ice cream and fruit cake, approved by the Queen. As said by one of her dearest friends, “Barbara was a wonderful friend, full of strength, compassion and love for others. No matter what situation she was dealing with she took those storms head on."To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Barbara Ann Drawert, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Landa Lee Mabry

Jul 19, 1949 - Feb 12, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

"Landa Lee Mabry passed away peacefully on February 12, 2024 at the age of 74. Born on July 19, 1949 in Ft. Worth, TX, Landa was the daughter of Dr. Warren and Wanda Hultgren. She grew up in Corpus Christi TX, Lake Charles, LA and Tulsa, OK alongside her brothers Warren Jr. and Howard. Landa attended Baylor University where she met the love of her life, Bob Mabry, whom she was married to for 53 years. Together they raised their two sons Matt and Clint in San Antonio, TX. Landa was a devoted mother, always putting her family ahead of herself and instilling in her children the loving, compassionate Christian values she was taught from her parents. Landa and Bob were affectionally known as \u0026quot;Lolli and Pops\u0026quot; by their three grandchildren Larson (16), Austin (13), and Sawyer (9) whom she cherished deeply. From suitcases full of gifts for the grandchildren when visiting them, baking birthday cakes for Jesus at Christmas when they were young, to making her mother\u0027s legendary ice cream balls and playing competitive family games of Wahoo, Lolli\u0027s love for her grandchildren knew no bounds. Landa had a unique gift of establishing a meaningful connection with the people in her life, placing their needs before hers and always making them feel special. She inspired those around her to live, laugh and love, leaving an indelible impact and legacy of kindness, compassion and generosity. Her attributes were most prevalent as a founding member of the \u0026quot;Queens of Fun\u0026quot; social group who spread laughter, cheer and charity wherever they went for two decades. Landa will be remembered for her Christian faith, sense of humor, joy of being the life of the party, loyalty and those beautiful big blue eyes like none other. Landa is preceded in death by her parents Pastor Emeritus Warren Curtis Hultgren (First Baptist Tulsa), Wanda Lee Wadsworth Hultgren, and her son Matthew Curtis Mabry. Landa is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert Arthur Mabry of San Antonio, son John Clinton (Clint) Mabry of Franklin, Tennessee, her loving grandchildren John Larson (Larson), Austin Luke (Austin), and Sawyer Linnea (Sawyer) Mabry of Franklin, TN, her brothers Warren C. Hultgren, Jr. of Tulsa and Howard Madison Hultgren of Seattle, WA and his wife Leigh Rowan Hultgren, Mother in Law Peggy Ann Mabry and Sister in Law Deborah Lynn Mabry, both of San Antonio, and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service to celebrate Landa\u0027s life will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 2:00p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapel and Cemetery - Dominion. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Methodist Specialty and Transplant, Liver Transplant Program, 4507 Medical Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229 or the Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Liver Transplant Program, 8026 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229 or the Blue Bird Auxiliary in honor of Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Liver Transplant Program, 7700 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229 or a charity of your choice. Road construction in the area may necessitate longer driving time to the Chapel. You may check with TXDOT (road closures) for current information. Road construction in the area may necessitate longer driving time to the Chapel. You may check with TXDOT (road closures) for current information."

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Seijiro John Yanase

Jul 12, 1981 - Feb 24, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Seijiro John Yanase, age 42, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on July 12, 1981, in Dallas, Texas, to Beverly and David Yanase.Seijiro was an avid golfer and artist, and an enthusiast of video games, barbecue, and music. He found joy in collecting knives, swords, and axes. He will be remembered for his creative spirit. Seijiro was preceded in death by his parents, Beverly & David Yanase. His legacy lives on in those he leaves behind: loving wife, Rebekah K. Yanase; children, Michiko, Selah, Lilith, and twin boys on the way; and siblings, Stephanie, Jonathan, Ashley, Caleb, & Brianna.Seijiro was a brilliant business owner and prided himself in honesty and integrity. He was a giver to many and provided a safe space for anyone, should they ever have needed it. He will be remembered for always trying to make everyone around him laugh and smile, through lame dad jokes or otherwise.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North.MEMORIAL SERVICEWEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 20247:00 PMPORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EASTSAN ANTONIO, TEXASWilbur Zayas will officiate.

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Ricardo Martinez Hernandez Jr.

Jun 25, 1961 - Feb 23, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Ricardo Martinez Hernandez Jr., age 62, of San Antonio, Texas passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024.

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Susann M. Schaefer

Nov 17, 1957 - Feb 28, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Susann M. Schaefer, 66, of Victoria, Tx, gained her wings on February 28th, 2024 in San Antonio, Tx. Susann was born in Birmingham, Alabama to John and Edith Durham on November 17th, 1957. She graduated from Merritt Island High School in 1976. Susann married the love of her life, Timothy Schaefer on November 19th, 1988 in Port Lavaca, Tx. She worked for Victoria Bank and Trust for 10 years before becoming a mother to two beautiful girls in 1994, and 1995. She enjoyed selling handcrafted items and crystals at craft shows, festivals, and market day events. Susann was also a loving caregiver to her mother and father in law for many years. She enjoyed all things purple and had a passion for creating beautiful artwork with colored pencils. Susann loved music and laughter, and was an avid concert and comedy show goer. She loved the beach, her crystals and most of all, her dogs, Marli and Tucker. Susann is survived by her loving husband; Timothy, daughter; Krista (Arnold), daughter; Hanna, step mother; Kay, sister; Mariann (Larry), sister; Lisa (Pat), sisters in law; Linda (Donnie), Donna, Carol (Steve), Rosanna (Dan), Margaret (David), and brothers in law; Robert (Bonny), William (Jenni), David V. Susann is preceded in death by her father; John, mother; Edith, and sister; Annet, in-laws; Robert and Mary Jane, and sister in law; Cindy. In lieu of visitation and services, we will be having a Celebration of Life for Susann. Location, date, and time to be announced. Words of comfort, condolences and find memories may be shared with the family at www.colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com

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Patti Garcia

Jan 12, 1961 - Feb 20, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

"Our beloved sister, Patti, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 surrounded by her family. Patti was born in San Antonio, Texas on January 12, 1961 to Carlos and Eva Garcia --the youngest of six children. After graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School, she studied at the University of Texas at San Antonio. In 1987 she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and began her career teaching high school Mathematics at Sam Houston High School. She was a big supporter of the school’s sports teams and band as well as their AVID program. Patti also taught at Highlands High School, Stevens High School, and Holy Cross Catholic School. Her students were her number one priority, and she always went above and beyond to help them. She continued teaching until December 2023 despite her breast cancer diagnosis in 2012. Patti loved her God, family, friends, students, pets, and baseball. She frequented the SA Missions games as well as many school and Fiesta events. She is survived by her siblings Carlos Garcia (Lydia), Dolores Kirian (Richard), Lori Valdez (Robert), Daniel Garcia (Janie) and Imelda Garcia, numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and many wonderful and loving friends. She will be deeply missed. We are grateful to God for the gift of her life. May she rest in the loving arms of her Creator. Visitation will begin on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. with a celebration of life service to begin at 6:00 p.m. at Palm Heights Mortuary."

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Bartley Alan Brooks II

May 17, 1946 - Feb 19, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Bartley "Bart" Alan Brooks II, 77, of Norris City, IL, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He was born on May 17, 1946, in Carmi, IL, the son of Leland and Madge Ruth (Taylor) Brooks. Bart proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He married Millicent Cosgrove on January 16, 1988, at Cherry Street Baptist Church in Carmi, IL, Together, Bart and Millie shared over 36 years of marriage. Bart was a member of Christian Chapel Church in McLeansboro, IL and the American Legion Indian Creek Post 109 in Norris City, IL, he had also been a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Panama City, FL. Bart was retired, having first worked in law enforcement as an officer with the Saint Louis Police Department, a Sheriff’s Deputy with the White County Sheriff’s Office and Chief at the Norris City Police Department and then spending 34 years in management at Warehouse Services Incorporated (WSI) in Mt. Vernon, IN. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed spending time on the water. Bart was a man of faith, a loving husband and a kind and caring father and grandfather.In addition to his wife Millie of Norris City, IL, Bart is survived by, his children, Beth Amee (Brent House) Brooks of Jefferson City, MO, Christina (Tim Keifer) Frymire of Newburgh, IN, Alycia (Greg) Cook of Norris City, IL, Brian (Melissa) Priester of Olney, IL, Michael (Stacey Withrow) Kelly of Fairfield, IL and Paul (Megan) Kelly of Mt. Prospect, IL; Twenty-Three grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Judy Fleck of Carmi, IL and two nephews and a niece. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and parents.A service celebrating the life of Bart Brooks will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Christian Chapel Church, 14397 IL Highway 242, McLeansboro, IL 62859. Full Military Rites will be accorded by members of the United States Navy and McLeansboro American Legion Post #106. Family and Friends may visit fom 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Contributions may be made in Bart’s memory to the Youth Group at Christian Chapel Church and will be accepted by Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City, who is in charge of the arrangements.

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Alice Faye Nelson

Feb 07, 1952 - Feb 28, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Alice Faye Nelson, beloved Wife, Mom, Gran, great Gran, Sister, Aunt, and friend to many, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on February 28, 2024, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX.Alice was the first of five children born to Marvin G. Lowden, Sr., and Faye Lowden on February 7, 1952, in San Antonio, TX. Being the first born, Alice was natural at nurturing and watching out for her younger sisters and brothers whom she loved deeply and protected fiercely.Her early years were spent enjoying activities and attending Concordia Lutheran school, Sunday school, sports, and all things Concordia Lutheran Church. Alice attended and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, TX where she studied Office Education. Following graduation, she joined Ed Flake Produce Brokerage in San Antonio as an administrative assistant. Following the death of her boss, Ed Flake, in 1993 Alice bought the business, a career she would continue until her death.As a teenager, Alice spent many summer days playing softball for the church softball team at Wilson Fields, where she caught the eye of Roger Nelson. It was love at first sight! She was truly devoted to him and on August 18, 1971, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Alice married the love of her life, Roger D. Nelson. Alice and Roger welcomed their first of two sons, Sean in 1972 followed by Marc in 1976.Alice was a loving mother and devoted wife. She and Roger supported and encouraged their boys in their education and sports activities. She was the ultimate "soccer mom" where she and Roger made many cherished lifelong friends. In the following years she was promoted to the position of "Gran", her most cherished title of all! She continued her unconditional love and support to all her precious grandchildren in all their activities and sports. When she wasn't attending dance recitals, basketball, volleyball, or soccer games, she also enjoyed playing cards with her poker buddies, poker dealing for special events, and many fun times at the casinos. Following the death of her mother, Alice was the glue that kept the family close. She continued the traditional family gathering at Thanksgiving by hosting and preparing huge feasts for her large extended family and friends. Everyone was welcome, and some years the attendance exceeded 40-50 people.Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Sr., and Faye. Two brothers, Marvin Lowden Jr. and Edward Lowden.Alice is survived by her loving husband Roger; Beloved sons Sean and his wife Lynn, Marc and his wife Shannon; Gran to eight grandchildren, Kaylen Styles and her husband Tyler, Kelsey Nelson, Lindsey Nelson, Sadie Nelson, Meryn Nelson, Mia Nelson, and Ethan Nelson; Great Gran to one great granddaughter, Brighton Styles; Sisters, Susan Turner, Annette Becker and her husband Jimmy. Sisters-in-law, Karen Nelson, Lisa Lowden, and Julia Schunior; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.Alice's deep devotion to her family was second only to her faith in her Lord and Savior. She will be deeply missed by all.VISITATIONTUESDAY, MARCH 5, 20246:00 PM – 8:00 PMPORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH2102 N. LOOP 1604 E.MEMORIAL SERVICEWEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 202410:00 AMCONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH16801 HUEBNER RD.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Lutheran Church.

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Dr. David H. Kramer

Aug 16, 1936 - Feb 29, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Dr. David H. Kramer, esteemed Cardiologist, mentor and friend, passed away on February 29, 2024, at the age of 87 after a short illness.Born on August 16, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Kramer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1956 and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1960. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts Memorial Hospital in 1961 and his Residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in 1964. Dr. Kramer then completed his Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York in 1967.Dr. Kramer relocated to San Antonio in 1972 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center. He established the first cardiac Cath lab at the Audie Murphy V A Hospital San Antonio in 1974. Dr. Kramer was in the private practice of cardiology in San Antonio for many years before becoming Chief of Cardiology at the Olin E. Teague V.A. Hospital in Temple, Texas in 2008. During his years of private practice, Dr. Kramer was instrumental in establishing the Heart Transplant Program in San Antonio.Dr. Kramer was a member of many prestigious professional organizations including a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the Society for Endovascular Surgery to name but a few.David enjoyed reading, hunting and traveling. He especially loved spending time near the water and his many trips to Europe. He collected art and was a painter himself. He liked good food and a good bottle of wine and, over the years, he built up a very impressive wine collection. He loved his children and his grandchildren and was so proud of each of them. They were all a source of joy and he took pride in their accomplishments. He adored his wife and was so grateful for the many years they had together.Husband, father, grandfather, friend. A man of many skills and interests and a respected cardiologist. There are countless stories of the lives he touched and the lives he saved. So many friends, colleagues, and admirers. He left a legacy that will be long remembered, and we will miss him.Dr. Kramer is survived by his wife, Janette Kramer; son Stephen Kramer (Ilene), daughter Margie O’Krent (Sam), son Marty Kramer (Jennifer); grandchildren Matt Kramer, Ian Kramer, Julia Kramer and Grant Kramer; and sister Ginger Portnoy. He is also survived by two stepchildren, Andrea Street and John Street. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsie and Samuel Kramer.A Celebration of Life Service will be held on March 8, 2024, at 11:00 am at Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 N. Loop 1604 E. 78232, followed by a reception. A private family burial will be held at Mission Burial Park North (Dominion) at a later time.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284 https://www.heart.org/ , Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 8500 Cross Mountain Trail, San Antonio, TX 78255 https://seaschurch.com/ , or the charity of your choice.

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Laura Soria Caraballo

Aug 09, 1959 - Feb 29, 2024

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San Antonio, TX

Laura Soria Caraballo, age 64, of San Antonio, Texas passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024. A visitation for Laura will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Colonial Funeral Home, 625 Kitty Hawk Road, Universal City, TX 78148. A rosary will occur Tuesday, March 19, 2024 from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM, 625 Kitty Hawk Road, Universal City, TX 78148. A funeral mass will occur Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at St Monica Catholic Church, 501 North St, Converse, TX 78109. A committal service will occur Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 11:30 AM to 11:50 AM at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209.

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