With great sadness, we announce the passing of devoted father, husband and son Gokaraju Kumar. Mr. Kumar was born on December 29, 1952 in Madras (presently Chennai), in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
Richard Paul Smith, 63 of Houston passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2023 after a brief but serious encounter with cancer. Richard was born May 9, 1959 in Midland, Michigan to Kenneth Selwyn Smith and Clara Kaczynski Smith.
Roberto Rudico Laurel was born near Hebbronville, Texas on 2-18-1931. Roberto's parents, Amadeo Carlos Laurel and Maria Valdez Laurel, had three sons; Amadeo, Roberto ("Rudy" or "Bob)," and Victor (Patricia) and one daughter, Olga Laurel Vela. Roberto was married to Aurora Pena Laurel.
Margaret Rose Greenvald Doughty was born on September 28, 1931, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Luis and Mary Anna Wells Greenvald. When she was approximately one year old, the family moved from the city to their farm in Caddo County, Oklahoma. The family lived there for about five years until Margaret was six or seven.
David D. Pletsch passed away January 25, 2023. He was the son of the late Howard H. and Clara M. (Shaff) Pletsch. David graduated from Smyrna High School in 1963. He was a proud member of the Delaware National Guard. After numerous night courses, he was employed by Reichold Chemical Co., Aramco Oil (in Saudi Arabia) City of Dover Power plant and Duke Energy as an Instrument Technician.
Brenden died unexpectedly in December, in San Diego, CA. Most recently, he was employed as a sous chef in San Diego, but was better known as DJ Echo Dafunk in Aspen from 2004 until 2017. He is survived by his parents, older brother Derek, younger sister Kara, daughter Kaylin and son Colin.
Mary Loyola Rogan Reeder, 91, passed away peacefully at Dunbar Village nursing home on Monday, January 9, 2023. She had a number of her children and grandchildren present at her bedside.
Ronald E. Wendt passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at his home in Houston, Texas resulting from complications of pneumonia. He worked at ASC as a Senior Buyer in Projects Purchasing for many years. He was preceded in life by his wife. Ron was an avid golfer and enjoyed lunching with friends and former co-workers following his retirement.
Rebecca was born in Marion, IN where she lived until she left for Indiana University. There, she met her husband, Ron Wunderlich. They were married for 49 years before his death in 2017.
George Hirezi, son of Jabra and Margaret Hirezi, lost his battle with cancer on January 02, 2023 at the age of 67. He passed peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. George was born on 11/02/1955 in Bethlehem, Palestine and was the youngest brother of six siblings.
Crispen "Cris" David Cole, 68, passed away December 28th, 2022, in Kingman, AZ. Born August 8, 1954, to Donald "Don" D. Cole and June A. Cole in Chandler, AZ, he spent most of his teenage years in the White Mountains of AZ.
Gordon Lewis Fabry, age 72, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 3, 1950 in Hornell, New York to Ronald and Billie Horton.