On 7th October 1935, in the tiny remote town of Sweet Grass in the far northern Montana prairie, David K. Engen was born to B. Doris Friend, an elementary school teacher, and Joseph A. Engen, an oil worker. David joked that in another 50 feet, he would have been born a Canadian.
Mr. James Ronald Gates, 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Ron was born in Hampton, Virginia on May 27, 1946. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech University, and his career included positions with Texaco, Columbia Nitrogen, Saudi Aramco and DSM Chemicals.
Ray Ridgway, a Saudi Aramco employee from 1980 to 1995, died on 7 March 2022. Ray spent his Aramco career in Dhahran Shops (Mechanical Services Department) doing a job he thoroughly enjoyed.
Guil Reynolds Mullen, 80, died peacefully at home in Columbia, Missouri, on March 6, 2022. He was born on Oct. 13, 1941, in Billings, Montana, to Leslie Vig Mullen and Mary Alice Reynolds Mullen.
Lois “Lynn” Urban, daughter of James Raymond Urban and Mary Lou Lewis was born on May 25, 1943. She passed away in Yuma, Arizona on March 5, 2022, in her home at Desert Rose Independent Living Center at the age of 78.
Michael Charles Johnston, avid cyclist and plein air artist, died peacefully at home in Stratham, New Hampshire on March 2 at the age of 75. Over the last decades of his life, Michael could be spotted on long rides along the backroads and byways of the Seacoast, pausing to capture whatever scenes caught his eye using his favorite medium, Japanese brush and ink.
Georgette Sladic passed away peacefully on February 25, 2022, in Houston, Texas. Georgette was born in Byblos, Lebanon on February 5, 1926, and raised in a small village overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Dr. George M. Myers, petroleum engineer originally from Texas but who became a resident of the world through his work travels, died in New York City on February 23, 2022, at the age of 94 years. George is survived by his wife, Adela (nee Escudero), his children, Jorge and Lorna, his grandsons, Kyle and Kaleb and his brother, Tom.
Perina was born on the family farm in Lemoore, CA. the 5th of 7 kids. She cut fruit from age 8 with her mom and sisters to buy her 2 annual school dresses. Her dad and brothers were always in the fields.
Fred Douglas “Doug” Watts, of Seale, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at age 80. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at the Living Water Church in Groesbeck (308 N. Leon St.), with Pastor George Ibarra officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Anthony (Tony) Molin Pais was born on January 30, 1926, in Pocahontas, Virginia, the youngest of seven children. He earned his degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnical Institute, and embarked upon a colorful, storied career that spanned four continents and five countries.
Virgil Carlyle Johnston of North Charleston passed away on February 14, 2022. He was born on January 22, 1925 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Steven A. and Levina Flickner Johnston. Mr. Johnston loved his hometown of Charleston.