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Deborahhepler

Nov 15, 2023 - Nov 21, 2023

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Frisco, TX

Deborah Ann Voisin Hepler, age 69, of The Colony, Texas passed away on November 15, 2023, in Frisco, Texas. She was born on January 24, 1954, in Houma, Louisiana to Winona Cecile Marie Voisin and Linwood Joseph Voisin. On May 20, 1988, Deborah married Gary Mark Hepler in Dallas, Texas. Deborah was a homemaker. Deborah is survived by her husband of 35 years, Gary Hepler of The Colony, Texas; her lifelong friends Kathy Trocchiano of Virginia and Allyson Spondike of Lone Oak, Texas; her sister, Tru...Read More

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Davis Ly

Jan 15, 1954 - Feb 12, 2024

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Frisco, TX

"Funeral Services for Davis Ly, 70, of McKinney, will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, February 16, 2024, in the Chapel of McWhorter Funeral Home. Davis Ly was born on January 15, 1954, in Takéo Province, Cambodia, to Soeng Ly and Ny So, and passed from this life on February 12, 2024, in Frisco, Texas. Those left to cherish his memory are his children and in-laws, Samphos Ly, Monycheanda Ly, Voline Nop, Timothy Nop, Ratha Im, Ramony Sem Nop, Dany Tek, Sam Ean, Deth Chean, TyVorn Ly, Pheakdey Suon, Sophally Sarin, and Sitharavuth Hun; grandchildren, Alicia Chean, Anderson Chean, Andrew Luck Ly, Tyger Ly, Roosevelt Ly, Edison Ly, Rony Chin, Prak Anuch, Prak Manick, and Asiana Uy."

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Richard Knight Stofer II

Sep 16, 1948 - Feb 07, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Richard Knight Stofer II was born on September 16, 1948, in Akron, Ohio to parents Richard Knight Stofer I and Doris Lind Stofer (whom he comedically nicknamed “Grandma Doorless”). Rich, as he was commonly known to his family and friends, was the oldest of 4 brothers. He was also known to his wife Gail as “Pie” (short for “Sweetie Pie”), to his Grandchildren as “Pie Pie”, to his immediate family as “Taco Man”, to his Air Force squadron as “Turnip”, and to his AA flight crew as “Big Daddy”. Rich passed away peacefully at his home in Frisco, Texas, with his family by his side on February 7th, 2024, after a 2-year battle with prostate cancer. He fought hard and remained strong throughout his entire treatment process. Rich grew up in the Preston Hollow area of Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1966. He grew up attending Lutheran Church with his family. The four Stofer boys enjoyed countless shenanigans throughout their childhood, including the time when he put his younger brother John in the trash can with the lid on when their mom came searching for him. When Rich and John were young, their nicknames were ‘Dickie & Jackie’. Rich & John talked almost daily on the telephone for decades and always referred to one another as ‘Captain Dickie’ and ‘Captain Jackie’. From an early age, Rich knew he wanted to fly airplanes, so he saved every dollar for flying lessons, working at Jack-in-the-Box, and other odd jobs. In high school circa ‘64/’65, Rich and a friend flew a small airplane up to St. Louis to see the Beatles in Concert and paid $5/ticket. He would later joke with his brother Jimmy who had gone to see Paul McCartney in Concert, that he (Rich) got to see McCartney perform “when he was with those other 3 guys.” Rich graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, in 1971 with a degree in Psychology. During college, he flew for the Forest Service and also flew Parachute Jumpers on weekends. After college, he was an Air Force Pilot for 5 years and served at the end of the Vietnam War. In the Air Force, Rich flew C-141, T-38, and T-37 airplanes. Rich was married to his first wife Stacy from 1971 to 1981 and they had a daughter Gretchen in Big Spring, Texas while Rich was still in the Air Force. They lived in New Jersey and Texas. During this period, Richard started flying for American Airlines in 1976 and retired in 2008 as a Senior Captain after 32 years of employment. He flew various types of airplanes at AA, including 777, 737, & 727. Rich married Gail Stofer in 1983 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and had a son Max, and a daughter Meg. They lived in Carrollton, McKinney, and most recently, for the past 4 years in Frisco, Texas. Rich and Gail celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in May 2023. Throughout his life, Rich enjoyed working on and maintaining cars, skiing, auto-racing, duck hunting with his friend Eddie, shooting guns, and astronomy. He loved riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle, hosting Taco Night for this family, watching Sci-Fi movies, and going to concerts. He was quite a sports car buff, owning several throughout the years. He enjoyed traveling all over the world, and especially scuba diving in sunny Caribbean locations like Grand Cayman. He was incredibly gifted as an artist, showcasing his talent in painting and Calligraphy. He loved to wear funny t-shirts and had a great sense of humor. When it came to his kids and grandkids, Rich enjoyed dressing up like the Easter Bunny for family Easter Egg Hunts, carving pumpkins at Halloween, and “posting” little ones on the wall to hear them giggle with delight. Rich enjoyed going out to eat with his friends and family and especially loved Tex-Mex & margaritas and pizza & red wine. Rich was loved by all who knew him and was a very laid-back, sweet, and caring person. He was also incredibly intelligent, practical, funny, and quick-witted. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to UT Southwestern, Baylor Scott & White Prosper, Texas Oncology, and Pathway Hospice for their continued care of Rich throughout his illness. Rich is survived by wife Gail Stofer of Frisco, Texas; children Gretchen Darby and her husband James of Prosper, Texas, Max Stofer and Jenn Wehba of Dallas, Texas, Meg Stofer and Trevor Trpkosh of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren Presley and twins Jagger & Jax Darby of Prosper, Texas; brothers John Stofer and his fiancée Helie Buck of Houston, Texas, Mike Stofer and his wife Deedra of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Jim Stofer and his wife Andrea of Dallas, Texas; nieces and nephews Nicole and John Michael, Alex, Keely Kristin and Paul Stofer. He is preceded in death by his father, Richard Knight Stofer I, who passed away in 1994. Rich will be laid to rest with military honors at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery on a date to be announced soon. In addition, the family is planning a Celebration of Life; with details to be posted soon. If desired, contributions may be made in Rich’s honor to the charitable organization of your choice. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Callahan Walker

Jun 15, 1999 - Feb 10, 2024

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Frisco, TX

The Frisco community mourns the untimely loss of Callahan Walker, a vibrant soul whose light was extinguished in a tragic drowning accident on February 11, 2024. Born on June 16, 1999, in Akron, Ohio, Callahan was a cherished resident of Frisco whose presence radiated infectious energy, warmth, and an undeniable zest for life. Throughout his journey, Callahan's promising life was a testament to his potential and the positive impact he made on those around him. Described as a young man who brought joy to every room he entered, his vibrant personality left a lasting imprint on friends, family, and the entire community. The news of Callahan's passing has sent shockwaves through Frisco, reminding everyone of the fragility of life. The drowning accident that claimed him at such a young age has left loved ones grappling with profound sadness. In the wake of this tragedy, the Frisco community has come together to mourn the loss of a beloved member. Candlelight vigils, heartfelt tributes, and expressions of sympathy on social media underscore the depth of grief and the indelible mark Callahan Walker leaves on the hearts of those who knew and loved him. May his vibrant spirit be remembered and cherished always.

Elizabeth Ann Kack Jones

Feb 04, 1935 - Feb 03, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Elizabeth Ann Kack Jones, passed away Saturday morning, February 3, 2024. Betsy was born on February 4, 1935 in New York, New York and resided in Bronxville, New York with her parents John Howard Kack, Maude Michel Grier and younger brother John Howard Kack (1937-2022). Betsy graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1953 and then graduated from Secretarial School in New York. As a girl, Betsy loved spending time with family and friends at the beaches in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In 1958 Betsy married Frank T Gilg Sr (1930-1985) from Chatham, NY and subsequently moved to Akron Ohio where FT, Terry and Pam were born. In 1964 the family moved to Westport, CT where she lived until 2009. In Westport, she met Russell Jones, and they married on December 27, 1973, at Green Farms Congregational Church where she volunteered as a Sunday School teacher. Betsy had a successful career in office management at The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), The Boat Locker, Sherwood, Garlic, and Cowell, and as an Executive Assistant for the Regional President of Fleet Bank/Bank of America in Stamford, CT. Betsy had passion for gardening, difficult puzzles, building and decorating doll houses, genealogy, and creating and designing greeting cards for her friends. She also loved to travel and visiting her family and grandkids. In 2012, Russell and Betsy moved Frisco, TX. Betsy started a greeting card making club in her community and would often donate the materials for her classes. Betsy is survived by her husband of 50 years, Thomas Russell Jones, children Frank Tatnall Gilg (F.T.), Richmond VA, Terrance Lea Gilg, Dallas, TX, and Pamela Maude Gilg, Coolidge, AZ, Daughter-In-Laws Martha Robson Gilg, (Frank), Karen Denise Clements (Terry), Grand Children Elizabeth Scott Gilg Richmond, VA, Ryan Gilg, Mead, CO (Sandra Alfaro Gilg) Step Granddaughter Erica Smith, Austin TX, Great Grandchildren Luna and Liam Gilg (Ryan and Sandra).

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Helen Jean Fuselier

Jul 08, 1951 - Feb 14, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Helen Jean Fuselier died peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 in Frisco, Texas. She was 72. Helen was born on July 8, 1951 in Winnsboro, Louisiana. She is preceded by her husband, David Fuselier, Jr. Helen was a loving mother, a devoted wife, and a dear friend to many. A patriotic American and proud southerner, she was an amazing cook, an avid reader, and fascinated with Civil War history. Helen is survived by her son, David Fuselier III and daughter-in-law Veronica Fuselier (neé Diego); daughter Jennifer Owens (neé Fuselier) and son-in-law Travis Owens; daughter Tracey Stevens (neé Fuselier) and son-in-law Dave Stevens; son Jeff Fuselier, and her four grandchildren: Kevin, Amy, Alyssa, and Hudson. Fond memories and expression of sympathy may be shared with the Fuselier family at www.teddickeywestfuneral.com

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Doyle Edwin Holiman

Nov 19, 1934 - Jan 27, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Doyle Edwin Holiman, age 89, of Frisco, Texas, passed away January 27, 2024.  Doyle was born November 19, 1934, in Frost, Texas, to Oscar Pendleton and Opal Odessa (Williamson) Holiman.  He married Lanell Vest on September 9, 1961, in Rheas Mill, Texas.  Doyle proudly served in the Texas National Guard.He is survived by his wife, Lanell Holiman of Frisco, Texas; daughters, Penny Lynn Carter of Rush Springs, Oklahoma, Carrie Reed of Paris, Texas, and Julie Causey and husband, Waymon of Decatur, Texas; brother, Elton Holiman of Oklahoma; sisters, Deanna Manley of San Diego, California and Melody Pool and husband, Kenneth of Springhill, Louisiana; grandchildren, Kelsey Rhodes and husband, Bobby, Caitlin Marshall and husband, Buck, Ryan Hickinbotham, Larry Lee Reed and wife, Miranda, Crystal Lynch and husband, Beau, Michaela Causey, and Madelyn Causey; and seven great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his brother, Royce Barton Holiman, sister, Robin Gale Byrum, and parents, Oscar and Opal Holiman.The family will receive friends during a visitation from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 109 S. Oklahoma Dr., Celina, Texas, 75009.A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

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Donna Jeanette Baird-Gregg

Jun 04, 1963 - Feb 11, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Donna Jeanette Baird-Gregg, born in Eastland, Texas on June 4th, 1963 to Donald Ray Baird and Wanda Jeanette Thomas-Baird, passed away peacefully on February 11th, 2024. Donna was raised in Eastland, Texas, alongside her cherished younger brother, Jeffrey Don Baird, where they shared countless memories and adventures. She attended Eastland Elementary and Eastland Junior High. In her teenage years, Donna's family later relocated to California, where she graduated from Patterson High School. Upon returning to Texas, Donna pursued her college education at Tarleton State University, where she dedicated herself to her studies and earned her bachelor's degree along with a teaching certificate. Donna dedicated her life to education, spending 23 years as an elementary school teacher at Slaughter Elementary in McKinney, Texas. Her love for teaching and nurturing young minds was evident in everything she did, earning her recognition as Teacher of the Month by KLAK and Teacher of the Year at Slaughter Elementary. Donna found joy in her walk with Jesus Christ, her family and friends, being a teacher, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, and the festive traditions of the Christmas season. She was a wonderful mother, GiGi, sister, daughter, teacher, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she touched. Donna is survived by her loving children, Randall Don Walker and his wife Lindsey, and Ashley Jeanette Walker-Guerrero, and her husband Jacey Francis Guerrero. Also survived by her devoted parents, Donald Ray Baird and Wanda Jeanette Thomas-Baird, and brother, Jeffrey Don Baird, and his wife Candy Baird. She is also survived by her four cherished granddaughters, Summer Guerrero (14), Arabella "Bella" Walker (5), Elizabeth "Lizzy" Walker (3), and Caroline "Kai" Walker (2), and nephews Payton Baird (27) and his fiancée Elvia Bazan (27), and Grayson Baird (20). Additionally, she leaves behind many other beloved family members. The service will be at Hope Fellowship East Campus in Frisco, Texas on Saturday, February 17th at 10:00 am. A graveside burial for immediate family will be in the following weeks in Eastland, Texas. 

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James Philip Budarf, Sr.

Jun 06, 1950 - Feb 11, 2024

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Frisco, TX

James “Jim” Philip Budarf, Sr., known better to most of his family as “PopPop,” passed away after a brief illness on February, 11, 2024 in Frisco, Texas. Although he battled several serious medical issues in recent years (including Alzheimer’s), he never lost his zest for life or his joy in meeting others. He was born June 6, 1950, in New York City, New York to Philip Kladis and Irene Chalamides. Although he proudly grew up in Yonkers, New York, where he became an Eagle Scout, he finally came to his senses and moved to Texas to attend Texas A&M University. He was, forever after, a proud Aggie. After graduation he joined the Marine Corps and was honorably discharged. Jim spent his entire career working as an electrical engineer and retired from Seimens Corporation. Among his many passions, Jim served as the first fire chief of the Trophy Club Volunteer Fire Department from 1982 – 1984 and, years later, came back to volunteer again. When not working or fighting fires, Jim could either be found traveling with his wife, Brenda, or spending time with his family. One of his greatest pleasures was spending time with his grandchildren and doing his best to spoil them rotten. Jim is survived by his wife of 33 years, Brenda Shields Budarf of Frisco, Texas, and his sister, Barbara Lane of Ocala, Florida. He is also survived by his five children: Melissa Harper and husband Geoffrey of Dallas, Texas, Monica Wolfe and wife Jen of Plano, Texas, Debbie Mashburn of Ringgole, Georgia, Wesley Wolfe and wife Erin of Cleveland, Ohio, and James Philip Budarf, II (Jim) and wife Lisa of Graham, Texas. Finally, he is survived by his pride and joys, his 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild: Tatum Circle, Wilson Wolfe, Dylan Mashburn, Mason Harper, Skylar Mashburn, James Philip Budarf, III (Trey), Victoria Harper, Aiden Wolfe, Jackson Budarf, Abby Wolfe, Easton Budarf, Isabella Wolfe, Kayden Wolfe, Ryder Wolfe, and the newest addition, James Philip Budarf, IV (Quade). A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Stonebriar Funeral Home, 10375 Preston Rd., Frisco, Texas 75033. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association (act.alz.org).

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Manuel Alejandro Soriano

Oct 19, 1989 - Feb 04, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Manuel Alejandro Soriano, age 34 passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024. A celebration of life visitation for Manuel will be held Monday, February 12, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 PM at Stonebriar Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 10375 Preston Road, Frisco, TX 75033. A funeral mass will occur Monday, February 12, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 8000 Eldorado Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75033. A committal service will occur Monday, February 12, 2024 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM at Ridgeview West Cemetery, 7800 Sanctuary Dr,, Frisco, TX 75033.

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Wanda Jean Yates

May 15, 1930 - Feb 03, 2024

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Frisco, TX

Wanda Jean Yates was born to Floyd “Shorty” Young and Ruby Bolin Young on May 15, 1930 in the Lois Community in Denton County (Sanger, TX). Wanda attended high school at the NTSU Demonstration School and spent most of her life in Denton county. She passed away on February 3, 2024 in Frisco, Texas.Wanda met (Clarence) Leon Yates on March 31, 1946 and they married in Little Elm, TX on January 15, 1947. She enjoyed retelling the story of the day she met him and how quickly she knew he was the one. They were proud parents of three daughters; Linda, Janice and Vickie. Those daughters brought Leon and Wanda seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and years of memories.Wanda chose to be a stay-at-home mom so she could teach her daughters and take care of them and Leon. After their daughters married, Wanda worked for seven years at the Department of Human Resources as secretary to the supervisor. Over the years, she enjoyed gardening, fishing, painting and most importantly; honoring her lord and savior, Jesus Christ. Wanda and Leon were practically inseparable for almost 70 years, just 37 days shy, when Leon passed away in 2016. Others to precede Wanda in death were her parents, her brother Kenneth, daughters Linda and Vickie and her grandson Matt.Wanda’s funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Gateway Baptist Church (2401 North Bell Avenue, Denton, TX 76209), with Reverand Buddy Owens officiating. Visitation (10:00 AM) will precede the funeral service (11:00 AM), with both events held in the chapel at Gateway Baptist Church. Her burial will follow in the Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina, Texas.In lieu of flowers, Wanda requested donations to her cherished church, Gateway Baptist Church in Denton, TX.

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