Jan 21, 1937 - Nov 24, 2023
Glen Lee Stewart
Jul 01, 1923 - Feb 19, 2024
Glen Lee Stewart, 100, passed away on February 19, 2024, in Rockwall. He was preceded in death by his parents, John P. and Lizzie B. Stewart, brother, RC Stewart and sister, Martha Watkins, and first wife, Rachel Dickinson Stewart. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Jean Stabert Stewart, daughters, Rhonda Muller, Kathy Dougherty and husband, Kirk, Karen Shelton and husband, Mike, sons, Randy Stewart and wife, Lisa, William Stewart and wife, Tamiko, nine grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren. Glen joined the Army Air Force at age 17 to fight in WWII. He retired as a Senior Master Sergeant after 24 years of honorable service. After retirement, Glen worked at LTV and as a barber at Town House Barbershop. Glen was an active member of the Elks Lodge where he held all offices and served as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler. Glen and Jean enjoyed traveling in their RV and spent years on the road where they made lasting friendships. Glen was a good cook and was famous for his potato pancakes and pinto beans. He was a man of integrity who loved his family very much. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Tribute at 2:30 P.M. Private family burial will follow. Honorary pallbearers are his grandchildren.
May 29, 1933 - Feb 10, 2024
Texas / formerly Winsted -Geraldine “Gerry” Guerrini, 90, passed away peacefully in Rockwall, TX on Saturday, February 10, 2024 after a lengthy illness. She was the loving wife of the late Herman Guerrini for 31 years. Born in Long Island City, NY, May 29, 1933, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Carroll) Dwyer.Gerry lived in New York until moving to Winsted, CT in 1964. During her 60 years in CT she volunteered as an EMT with the Winsted Volunteer Ambulance Association, a member of the Torrington Audubon Society where she was an avid bird watcher, also a member of the Torrington Elks Lodge and loved playing golf.When not spending time with family, Gerry loved to travel and spend her winters in North Redington Beach, FL at Grand Shores West where she made many close friends who she loved to visit with and attend various outings together.She is survived by her children, Edward Tully (Joan) of Winsted, CT, Kenneth Tully of St. Petersburg, FL, Doreen Collin of Rockwall, TX and James Tully (Becky) of Midlothian, TX; along with 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Dennis Dwyer.A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at St. Joseph Church, Winsted at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Forest View Cemetery, Winsted. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Torrington Audubon Society. To leave an online condolence, visit montano-shea.com.
Feb 01, 1939 - Feb 12, 2024
"Aretes Geer, aged 85, passed away on February 12th, 2024 in Rockwall, Texas. She was born on February 1st, 1939 in Waxahachie, Texas to Ella Mae Daaft. Aretes leaves her loved ones with unforgettable memories and loving stories. She will be sincerely missed by her loving family, devoted friends, and all the wonderful individuals who knew and loved her. A graveside is scheduled on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 at 10:00AM in the Garden of Whispering Waters III, located on the far southwest end of Restland Memorial Park. A map to the garden is located under the \u0026quot;Photos and Videos\u0026quot; tab of the obituary."
Karen Sue Sturgeon
Jul 15, 1957 - Feb 09, 2024
"Karen Sue Sturgeon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 9, 2024, at the age of 66. Born on July 15, 1957, in Dallas, Texas to Kenneth and Sue Turner. Karen’s vibrant spirit and loving nature touched the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing her. She was a devoted wife to her loving husband, Dennis, whom she married on January 14, 1984. They just celebrated 40 wonderful years. Their union was marked by unwavering love and support, serving as an inspiration to all who witness their connection. Karen was a loving mother to her children, Meredith, and Cole. Her children were the center of her world, and she poured her heart and soul into nurturing them. She took immense joy in witnessing their successes and celebrating their milestones. Karen adored her grandchildren, Hudson, and Preston Ankenbauer, and embraced her role as “Mimi” with boundless love and affection. Karen leaves behind her husband Dennis, children Meredith Ankenbauer and her husband, Josh, and Cole Sturgeon and his wife, Melissa, mother Sue Turner, Brother Kyle Turner (Marisa), grandkids Hudson and Preston Ankenbauer, nieces, nephew, great niece, great nephews and countless cousins. She is preceded in death by her father Kenneth Turner. Karen actively engaged in her community. She was a proud member of the Rockwall Women’s League, volunteered her time with One Man’s Treasure, and she was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Karen’s warm heart and selflessness endeared her to all who crossed her path. In her free time, she cherished every moment spent with her family. Karen’s most treasured role was being a Mimi to her grandchildren and grand dogs, showering them with unconditional love and creating lasting memories with them. She had a knack for making the holidays, especially Christmas special for her loved ones. She loved traveling the world, enjoyed lunches and girls trips with the Beavers, engaging in water aerobics, playing mahjong and cruising the lake. Karen was the life of the party and lit up any room she walked into. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Karen’s life that will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Karen Sturgeon will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing her. Her legacy of love, compassion and dedication will forever live in the heart of those she left behind."
Sharon (Sherry) Kaye Kirkpatrick Tulk
May 10, 1945 - Feb 09, 2024
"Sharon (Sherry) Kaye Kirkpatrick Tulk, a beloved mother, nana, and friend, passed away on February 9, 2024, leaving a legacy of love and enduring memories. Born to Dorothy and JP Kirkpatrick on May 10, 1945, in Dallas, TX, Sherry\u0027s life was a tapestry of joy, resilience, and compassion. Growing up in Casa Linda with her brother, Robert (Bob) Kirkpatrick, she blossomed into a remarkable individual, graduating from Bryan Adams High School. Her early years were a prelude to a life characterized by strength, spirit, and an unwavering dedication to those she loved. Sherry\u0027s journey as a mother was her most cherished role, guiding her sons Mike Etheridge, Kirk Etheridge and wife Penny Etheridge, and Skot Tulk with a heart full of love and wisdom. Her grandchildren Chais, Cayden, Kevin, Katie, many great grandchildren and her adored cat, Ali, were the recipients of her endless affection and nurturing. Her teachings, emphasizing the importance of gratitude and kindness, will forever resonate in their hearts. Professionally, Sherry was the visionary founder of \u0026quot;The Corporate Connection,\u0026quot; where her exceptional empathy, tenacity, and knack for building relationships propelled her to success. Her career was not just a profession but a manifestation of her innate ability to understand and connect with people on a profound level. To her sons, Sherry was the epitome of what a great mom and nana should be. Her unwavering encouragement and nurturing presence have been a guiding light, imparting life\u0027s most valuable lessons. Her spirit of rooting for the underdog, enjoying adventures with friends over wine, and her dedicated care for Ali, even as she faced her own health challenges, will be forever cherished and remembered. Sherry\u0027s life was a beacon of love, resilience, and the power of human connection. As we bid her farewell, we do so with deep gratitude for the memories and the time we shared. Preceded in death by her husband, Gary Warren Tulk, Sherry\u0027s spirit continues to inspire all who knew her. We warmly invite you to join us in a Celebration of Life, honoring the remarkable impact of Sherry, on Saturday, February 24th, at 1 PM at the Yacht Club, 501 Yacht Club Drive, Rockwall, TX. In keeping with her compassionate spirit, we kindly request donations to the Alzheimer\u0027s Association in lieu of flowers."
Aug 18, 1938 - Feb 06, 2024
"Leon Tuttle of Rockwall, TX passed away at the age of 85 on February 6, 2024 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Emory, TX to Bonnie and Adeline Tuttle. Leon graduated from Amarillo High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from West Texas State College. After college Leon served 2 years in the US Army achieving the rank of Captain. He stayed busy over the years working in the insurance industry as a claims adjuster as well as a custom home builder and became active in Rockwall County Republican Party politics in the early 1970’s. Leon served as mayor of Rockwall for 3 consecutive terms from 1981 to 1987. The Leon Tuttle Ball Park in Rockwall was named in honor of his work to help establish the neighborhood park system for the City of Rockwall that still exists today. Leon kept busy in his retirement years working with CASA as well as a love for woodworking and studying US History. He and his wife were active members of the First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall for 50 years as well. He is preceded in death by his parents \u0026amp; brother Howard Tuttle. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Billie Tuttle, son David Tuttle, daughter-in-law Carolyn Tuttle, and grandson Ryan Tuttle. Funeral Services will be held 11:00am Saturday, March 2, 2024, at First Presbyterian Church Rockwall. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Friday, March 1, 2024, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home - Rockwall location."
Margaret Jo Roan
Mar 08, 1939 - Feb 16, 2024
"Margaret Jo Roan passed away on February 16, 2024, at her home in Rockwall, Texas. She was born on March 8, 1939, in Hubbard, Texas, to Woodrow W. Walker and Lola Bell (Vardeman) Walker. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, whom she cherished dearly. Margaret is survived by her devoted spouse, Bobby Ray Roan, with whom she shared an incredible journey for 68 years. Their love story was one for the ages. Their marriage endured through thick and thin, and their unwavering commitment to one another was an inspiration to all who knew them. They were a true example of what it means to love unconditionally and support each other through all of life\u0027s challenges. Margaret was a dedicated and nurturing mother to her four daughters: Deborah New and her spouse Danny, Pamela Roan, Janet Jester and her spouse Wayne, and Gayla Rose and her spouse Ricki. She poured her heart and soul into raising her daughters and always put their needs above her own. Margaret\u0027s selflessness and unwavering support were a testament to her unconditional love as a mother. Margaret’s love extended beyond her immediate family, as she delighted in being a grandmother to ten grandchildren and a great-grandmother to eight great-grandchildren. The joy and laughter she shared with them will forever be treasured. She was the beloved sister of Charles Walker and his spouse Barbara, as well as Michael Walker and his spouse Peggy. Together, they formed a tight-knit bond that was unbreakable. Their shared memories and sibling love will forever live on. As an active member of the First Baptist Church of Rowlett, Margaret found solace and strength in her faith. She was a pillar of the community, a kind and compassionate soul who was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. In her free time, Margaret enjoyed traveling, with Las Vegas and Oklahoma casinos being among her favorite destinations. She loved the thrill of gambling and the excitement of trying her luck. Margaret also had a passion for crossword puzzles, shopping and eating out, relishing in the simple joys of life. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at First Baptist Church Rowlett. Interment will follow in Big A Cemetery. There will be a gathering of family and friends at Rest Haven Funeral Home Rowlett Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Margaret Jo Roan will forever be remembered for her love, kindness, and selflessness. Her legacy of family and devotion will continue to inspire all those whose lives she touched. May her soul rest in eternal peace, knowing that she made a profound impact on everyone fortunate enough to know her."
May 29, 1933 - Feb 10, 2024
Texas / formerly Winsted -Geraldine “Gerry” Guerini, 90, passed away peacefully in Rockwall, TX on Saturday, February 10, 2024 after a lengthy illness. She was the loving wife of the late Herman Guerrini for 31 years. Born in Long Island City, NY, May 29, 1933, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Carroll) Dwyer.Gerry lived in New York until moving to Winsted, CT in 1964. During her 60 years in CT she volunteered as an EMT with the Winsted Volunteer Ambulance Association, a member of the Torrington Audubon Society where she was an avid bird watcher, also a member of the Torrington Elks Lodge and loved playing golf.When not spending time with family, Gerry loved to travel and spend her winters in North Redington Beach, FL at Grand Shores West where she made many close friends who she loved to visit with and attend various outings together.She is survived by her children, Edward Tully (Joan) of Winsted, CT, Kenneth Tully of St. Petersburg, FL, Doreen Collin of Rockwall, TX and James Tully (Becky) of Midlothian, TX; along with 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Dennis Dwyer.A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at St. Joseph Church, Winsted at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Forest View Cemetery, Winsted. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Torrington Audubon Society. To leave an online condolence, visit montano-shea.com.
Robert Jimmy Young
Sep 12, 1940 - Feb 10, 2024
Robert "Totsie" Jimmy Young, 83, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2024 in Rockwall, Texas. He was born on September 12, 1940, in New Roads, Louisiana, to the late Wardell Young and Mary Smith. Robert was raised in New Roads and graduated from Rosenwald High School. In his early years, Robert married the love of his life, Rose Marie Williams, and together they raised four children. He was a dedicated business owner and also served as a maintenance man at a local school. His strong work ethic and commitment to providing for his family were e