Obituaries

Florence Mary Groeschel Strang

10 October 1930 - 23 March 2022

Florence Mary Groeschel Strang, 91, died peacefully at her home at Eddy Beechwood, Troy, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Born in Brooklyn, on October 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William and Maude Oke Groeschel, and the beloved wife of the late Roger P. Strang.

Edward O. Price, Jr.

14 March 1929 - 12 March 2022

Edward O. Price, Jr., 93, left this world on March 12, 2022. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Bryan City Cemetery.

David Keith Engen

7 October 1935 - 10 March 2022

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.

James Ronald Gates

27 May 1946 - 8 March 2022

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

7 March 2022

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

13 October 1941 - 6 March 2022

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 Banville

25 May 1943 - 5 March 2022

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

2 March 2022

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

5 February 1926 - 25 February 2022

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.

George M. Myers

28 September 1927 - 23 February 2022

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 Whiteside Weisert

17 March 1930 - 23 February 2022

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 Watts

21 November 1941 - 22 February 2022

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.