Current Obituaries

Filip Vick Todaro, Sr.

Filip Vick Todaro, Sr. Filip Vick Todaro, Sr. was born September 25, 1918 in Highbank, Texas and passed away at his home "The Farm" in Franklin, Texas on April 7, 2015 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by father and mother, Vic & Josephine; his wife of 55 years, Melba; daughter, Mary Therese; brothers, Tony, Nick, Joe Todaro; sisters, Mary Lombardo and Virginia Todaro; and son-in-law, Robert Garza. He is survived by his daughter, Marie Garza of... (more)

Phyllis Knauff

Phyllis Knauff Phyllis Jeannine (Stedem) Knauff, left this life peacefully in her sleep to join her Father in Heaven on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Phyllis was born in Marshall, Missouri on June 23, 1941 the third of four children of Frank Henry and Cecilia Catherine (Brockhaus) Stedem. She received her nursing degree from St. Mary's College in Leavenworth, Kansas and Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kansas. For over 30 years, Phyllis raised... (more)

William Lee Wilks

William Lee Wilks William Lee Wilks, born on November 12, 1931 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away on February 24, 2015 in Houston, Texas where he lived for more than 20 years. He was a loving husband, father, and friend to many, and his insatiable intellectual curiosity and zest for life inspired those around him. Dean Wilks earned his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1952, and his lifelong love of the law began with earning his Juris Doctor from... (more)


JOHN PURIFOY GULLEY, JR. John Purifoy Gulley Jr., (80) passed away into heaven peacefully on February 19, 2015. He was born March 18, 1934, in Shreveport, Louisiana. John moved to Houston, Texas, when he was 10 years old. He attended Aldine High School and graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in 1952 where he excelled in JROTC and Boy Scouts (Eagle Scout, Order of the Arrow, Camp Strake Boy Scout Camp counselor). At The University of Texas at Austin, he... (more)

Marie L. Coronado

Marie L. Coronado Maria Luisa Coronado, age 60, passed away in her home January 19, 2015. She was born in Monterrey, Mexico on June 21,1954 to Antonio and Gloria. She is survived by her children Sabrina (husband Leonard), Michael (wife Jennifer), David, and Bobby (wife Megan); grandchildren Timothy, Christa, Alyssa, Lucas, Tony, and Chloe; brothers Frank, Martin, Marco, Roman, and Chris; sisters Lourdes and Angela. Most beloved at her church of over 20 years, she... (more)

Albert William Angulo

Albert William  Angulo Albert "Al" William Angulo, born August 5, 1936 in Madrid, Spain, passed away on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Al was a real gentleman, loving husband and father, loyal friend and a patriot dedicated to the core conservative values that make America a unique and great nation; and he channeled that passion into a career in international business and economics, helping bring economic democracy to Latin America. Al was preceded... (more)

Opal Bernice Taylor

A funeral service honoring the life of Opal Taylor will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 3, 2014 at God's Word Apostolic Church, 3814 Folgers Street, in Houston, Texas. A viewing and visitation with the family will begin at 9:00 a.m., immediately prior to the funeral. Interment will follow at Paradise North Cemetery in Houston, Texas. (more)

Joan Frances Watson

Joan Frances Watson Joan Frances Watson, born April 24, 1926 in Indianapolis, Indiana to George and Marie Waugh, passed away on December 14, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her children, Brenda McNeil and her husband, Gary; Patty Gray; Vicky Branecky and her husband, Allen; and David Watson; grandchildren, Jennifer Bradley, Michal Izard, Sheri Magdalena, Derrick Luetge, Christy Nunn, Darren Watson, Stephanie Borski, and Lauren McNeil. A viewing and... (more)