Tyler Ryan Grappe left us way too soon after only 38 years. He had a big heart and always had a soft spot for those who needed a hand in life. He loved all animals whether they walked or slithered.

Michael J. Otis, Sr, 76, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. He was born April 7, 1943 in Raymondville, TX.

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Amelia Hinojosa, 93, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. She was born February 23, 1926.

David Roedersheimer, 76, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. He was born June 18, 1943 in St. Louis, MO.

Victor Herrera, 46, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. He was born June 21, 1973 in Taft.

Rose Hofmann, 63, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. She was born March 3, 1956 in Knox, NY.

Gary D. Langston, Sr., 73, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. He was born May 30, 1946 in Borger, TX.

Micheal Popp passed away December 23, 2019. He was born to Mike and Sadie Popp. He grew up in Laramie, Wyoming and graduated from the University of Wyoming. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, and attended the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He worked as a petroleum enginee…

Marion Rose Ferri passed away January 16, 2020 at the age of 96. She was born 1923 to Helen MacDonald Rose and Percy Storm Rose on a farm in Mason Manitoba Canada. After becoming a registered nurse, she and best friend Mrs. Joyce DeKoch moved to Robstown, Texas in 1949. Marion later moved to…

William Elton, II, age 77 of Rockport, TX died peacefully January 4, 2020 with his son and daughter-in-law by his side. He was born April 16, 1942 to Elton Jones, Sr. and Martha Lee Jones. He grew up in Ft. Worth. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1967 and subsequently served in the…

Jewell Sheive Domengeaux, 99, born May 17, 1920, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior, December 24, 2019.

Clinton Bruce Sherman, 76 of Rockport, Texas passed away with his family by his side on December 31, 2019. He was born February 26, 1943 in Troy, New York to Clinton and Bernice Sherman.

Mario Christopher Picarazzi, 65, passed away on Friday, November 15th, 2019, in Simi Valley Ca. after a lengthy battle with cancer. Chris was born March 25th, 1954 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was a long time resident of Rockport. He graduated from RFHS in 1972. He had a large family and man…

Jean Marie (Roberts) Shipman, a beloved Mom, Granma, Mimi, Aunt and friend, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on December 27, 2019, at the age of 91, at Gulf Pointe Plaza. Jean was born on August 19, 1928.

The fish will sleep easy tonight knowing that James Elliott Ray of Rockport, TX passed away early Friday morning December 27, 2019 at the age of 64. This American Dreamer was born on July 4, 1955 in Springfield, IL, his entrepreneurial spirit moved him from the Midwest to Texas in 1980. In T…

Billie Elizabeth Webb Loden passed away November 10, 2019, at the age of 90. She was born in Austin on May 27, 1929, the daughter of T.A. Webb and Clara Vollette Webb.

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Diane Sturm Austin, dearly loved by family and friends, died peacefully at home in Rockport on October 21, 2019. She was 88. Born in Los Angeles on September 1, 1931 to Andrew and Lorena Sturm, she grew up in North Hollywood, California, where she met and married Bob Austin in 1950. They wer…

Stephen Thomas Jureski, born November 3, 1943 in San Antonio, TX, and a long-time resident of Rockport, TX, has passed away this week at his home.

Thomas "Tom" Lory Heffernan, 84, of Rockport, Texas was called home to the Lord on November 2, 2019. Tom was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, went to high school in Houston, and graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1958 with a degree in Zoology. Upon graduation, he began working for …

Edward “Ed” Alfred Kamuf, Patronville, IN. Born October 10, 1939 in Owensboro, KY to the late Frank G. Kamuf and Mary Florence (May) Kamuf, died Monday, October 28, 2019.

Albert Anthony (Alby) Godinich, Sr.

Elaine Elliott Faulkner-Overturf, daughter of Olie and Flora Elliott, passed away peacefully on October 14th, 2019 at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston following a stroke.

God wrapped his loving arms around Gwendolyn Ann Chester Smith and called her home on October 19, 2019 after much suffering from advanced Alzeihmer’s. Born December 23, 1944 to Wilma and John Chester in Ardmore, OK. Graduated from Ardmore High School. Earned a BA in education from East Centr…

Jo Ann Johnson, 70, passed away Oct. 7, 2019. She was born April 22, 1949 in DeKalb, IL.

Lena M. Evans, 65, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. She was born Feb. 2, 1954 in Burnet, TX.

Anita Sanchez Cruz, 75, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. She was born July 26, 1944 in Taft.

The Honorable Judge Patrick Joseph Daly, 90, passed peacefully from this life on October 6, 2019. He was born on October 20, 1928 to John and Margaret Daly in Houston, Texas.

Don L. Bell, 56, passed away on October 5, 2019. He was born on November 13, 1962 to his parents Rex and Luna Bell in Stamford, Texas.

Stephen D. Siler, 77, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. He was born Dec. 25, 1941 in Ripley, CA.

Linda K. Cole, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. She was born Nov. 21, 1948 in Cushing, OK.

Michael W. Shimek, 73, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. He was born Sept. 19, 1946 in Washington, D.C.

Edith Morehouse, 83, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. She was born Nov. 26, 1935 in Carson City, MI.

Consuelo "Connie" Garcia Castillo, 75, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, September 27th, 2019. Family and friends will gather for a Memorial Mass, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 209 N. Church St. in Rockport. A graveside service will be at 1pm…

James A. Smith, Jr., 90, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. He was born Sept. 13, 1929 in Jacksonville.

Wade Bush, 60, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. He was born Nov. 11, 1958.

Glenn E. Gomez, 58, went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2019. He was born to parents Nancy and Rudolpho Gomez in Dallas, Texas.

Harry Bumgardner, age 47, died at Angel Bright Hospice in Corpus Christi on September 16, 2019. Harry moved to Rockport in March, 2019, with his mother, Wyn Bumgardner and his beloved dog “Clicker”.

Walter L. Colbath passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.

George Loyd Bills, 75, passed away on September 16, 2019. George was born to parents George and Lucille Bills.

Kelly Ann Moore Gibson, 57, passed peacefully from this life on September 18, 2019. She was born in St. Paul, MN on October 7, 1961 to Clifford and Joy Moore.

Phillip Clinton Nelson, 66 passed away September 10, 2019. He was born October 23, 1952 in Charlottesville, Virginia to Robert Carlton Nelson and Pearl Dimple Lynch Nelson. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force and after six years was given an Honorable Medical Discharge. Phil ac…

Maureen McGinley Marbach went peacefully to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, September 14, 2019, surrounded by her family. Maureen was born on November 11, 1931, in San Antonio TX. Maureen graduated from Incarnate Word College and went on to marry the love of her life, Frank Marbac…

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Barbara Harper, 70, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2019.

Flor E. Pecina, 58, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. She was born Sept. 6, 2019 in Monterrey, Mexico.

Christopher Earl Sims, 70, passed away on September 1, 2019. Christopher was born on June 16, 1949 to parents Cloyse and Geraldine Sims in Mexia , Texas.

On August 26, 2019, Dorothy “Doady” Bailey Olmsted Drinkwater, 96, passed peacefully at home in bed with her cat Jerry Lee and attended by her daughter Deborah. She was born in Middletown, Connecticut January 21, 1923 where she was educated. She attended the University of Connecticut where s…

Terrell D. Howell, 66, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. He was born Sept. 3, 1953 in Independence, KS.

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