Obituaries

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21
Feb

Leon Angermann

Leon Angermann, 69, of Clifton passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Clifton Care Center. Funeral services and burial were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.18 at Spring Creek Baptist Church. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at the Clifton Funeral Home.

Vernon Leon Angermann was born February 2, 1948 in Hamilton, TX to Bruno Martin and Allie Mae “Sis” (Landua) Angermann. He grew up in Hamilton and attended school there. He was active in band and loved to race his car. He graduated high school in 1966.

Leon joined the United States Air Force which included service in Vietnam from 1968-1969. After discharge from the Air Force he joined the Army Reserve, and served as Tank Commander in Clifton.

He worked at Gearench in Clifton, and started out as a Reserve Deputy for Bosque County, and later he earned the highest rank as Chief Deputy. After serving Bosque County, Leon was hired as Deputy Jailor for McLennan County where he retired in 2012.

Tue
21
Feb

Mark T. Quinters

Mark T. Quinters, 74, of Valley Mills passed to the arms of his Lord on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at Zion United Church with Rev. Josh Jordan and Rev. R. Michael Vaughan officiating. Burial followed at St. John’s Bismarck Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Clifton Funeral Home.

Mark was born to Alfred and Ruth Quinters in Gonzalas, TX on November 24, 1942. The family moved to San Antonio where Mark was a member of St. Gerard’s Catholic Church and attended school at St. Gerard’s Catholic School, grades 1-12. After high school, Mark joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed on Nantucket Island, MA. After the Navy, he attended Texas State University majoring in Art Education.

Tue
21
Feb

Herbert Ernest Gaskamp

Herbert Ernest Gaskamp, 98 of Mosheim passed away on Monday, Feb.13, 2017 at Lutheran Sunset Ministries, Sunset Home, Clifton. A celebration of his life was held Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church, Coryell City, led by Minister Christopher Richmann. Organist was niece, Sherry Schulze. Burial followed at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation was an hour prior to the service at the church.

Herbert was born April 24, 1918 at home in Coryell County, Texas to August and Mary (Symank) Gaskamp. He was baptized on June 9, 1918 at St. James Lutheran Church, Mosheim by Rev. Schroeder. He was confirmed on August 17, 1933 at St. James Lutheran Church, Mosheim by Rev. J Fred Meghoff.

He married Marie Miihlhause on January 14, 1947 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Coryell City. She passed away on November 23, 1993.

Tue
21
Feb

Howard Bell Wilkerson

Howard Bell Wilkerson was born on October 1, 1934. He passed away January 11, 2017. The funeral will be held at the First Baptist Church, Clifton on Feb. 25, 2017 at 10 a.m.

Tue
14
Feb

Mack Young

Mack Young age 72, of Meridian, passed away on Friday morning, February 10, 2017 in Clifton, Texas.

Funeral services were 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Rev. Richard Creech officiated. Burial was in the Morgan Cemetery in Morgan, Texas. Visitation was from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Pallbearers were Brian Morrow, Cody Litteken, Matt Powell, Johnny Amis, Wesley Gosdin, and Addison Cummings. Honorary Pallbearers were Kurk Knowles, Joe Howard, and Doug Beebe.

Mack Young was born on July 20, 1944 in Hamilton, Texas to R.B. and Elsie Ward Young. He was raised and also graduated from Hamilton High School in 1962. Mack owned and operated Circle Automotive in Meridian, Texas for 37 years before his retirement.

Tue
14
Feb

Robert Earle Stone

A memorial service celebrating the life of Robert Earle “Bob” Stone was held on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church of Clifton. The Rev. Clint Schofield conducted the service.

Stone departed this life on Monday, January 30, 2017, in Waco. He was 65. Bob was born in Princeton, Kentucky, on May 31, 1951. The son of James Stone and Helen Faye Steely (Young), he was and the oldest of five brothers, one sister, three step-brothers and two step-sisters.

Bob worked in maintenance most of his life and was known for being a man who could get the job done. He traveled throughout the country putting rental properties back into shape following damage from tornadoes and hurricanes.

Tue
14
Feb

Lynn Jean Foster

Lynn Jean Foster passed away on February 1, 2017 in the Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton, Texas. He was born February 23, 1928 in San Benito, Texas to Nople C. Foster and Ressie Marie Wilkinson Foster.

Lynn’s family moved to San Antonio and lived there for several years, in 1943 they purchased property in Bosque County, just west of Meridian. Lynn had two more years of high school, graduating in 1945. He then entered John Tarlton College in Stephenville, Tx with the ROTC program he became interested in flying, that was his dream.

Lynn married Peggy Joyce “Buddy” Hall on June 30, 1950 They lived in San Antonio during that time ,they were members of a Christian Church and Lynn was a sponsor for the young Boys and Girls in the church, and enjoyed being involved with them. Later they moved out to the south of San Antonio, built a house, airstrip and office space for a new Aviation Insurance Business that he started. He later on went to Houston into a new business.

Tue
14
Feb

Sue Williams Burns

Sue Williams Burns age 79, of Kopperl, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 8, 2017 in a Wylie, Texas nursing facility.

Funeral services were 3 P.M., Monday, Feb. 13 at the Kopperl First Baptist Church. Rev. Dr. Tom Henderson and Rev. Michael Martin officiated. Burial was at the Kopperl Cemetery in Kopperl. Visitation was from 5-7 P.M., Feb. 12 at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Serving as pallbearers were Eugene Day, Patrick Christian, Jacob Christian, Nicholas Christian, Justin Burns, Terry Burns, Jonathan Burns, and Jeremy Burns. Honorary pallbearer will be Matthew North.

Sue Williams was born on February 13, 1937 in Lamb County, Texas to Sherrill Densmore and Emma Bertha Whitehorn Williams. After high school, Sue received her cosmetology license and furthered her education to teach cosmetology, even training and modeling hair design in Europe with her cosmetology instructor.

Tue
07
Feb

Charlie Derrell Nichols

Charlie Derrell Nichols, 74, of Stonewall, OK went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 3, 2017. Charlie was born March 7, 1942 in Meridian, Texas to Otis Earl “Jack” Nichols and Nellie Elizabeth Paulson Nichols.

He graduated from Meridian High School in 1960 where he was active in athletics playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and running Track. After graduation Charlie joined the Texas National Guard and served for nine years.

On September 28, 1961 Charlie met the love of his life Bobbie Rae Morris when he followed her school bus as it passed through the Meridian town square after a football game. In the summer of 1962 Bobbie moved to Valliant, Oklahoma with her family and Charlie faithfully made the trip every weekend to see her. The couple married two weeks after her high school graduation on June 15, 1963 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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07
Feb

Danny Ray Ivey

Danny Ray Ivey, 70, of Clifton passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Boggy Cemetery, Cranfills Gap. Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 P.M. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Clifton Funeral Home.

Danny Ray Ivey was born January 28, 1947 in Lampasas, Texas to Bart Leon & Nettie Elizabeth (Ratliff ) Ivey.

On October 1, 1966 Danny married the love of his life, Janey Finstad. To the union they welcomed two sons, Darrell Ray and Duane Robbie. Danny attended Cranfills Gap High School and served in the National Guard before he started his career in printing at The Clifton Record. He later opened his own print shop, Commercial Printing, in downtown Clifton. After providing print services for Bosque County for 43 years, he and Janey retired passing the business to their sons.

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