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Sat
14
Mar '15

Neuliep, Marybeth

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Marybeth Neuliep, 55, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015.  She is preceded in death by her father, Joseph Monti.  Marybeth is survived by her mother, Vita Monti; her loving husband of 30 years, Brad Neuliep; son, Michael Edward Neuliep; Godchildren, Hannah and Ryan Carpenter; her beloved dogs, Conroe and Woody; and a host of other family and friends.

Marybeth was the most fun loving and caring lady you could ever meet.  She loved organizing events , dinners and socials.  Marybeth was a longtime member of Golfcrest Country Club and loved all of the Golfcrest family.  She was a devoted and lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.  Marybeth loved to go to the casinos and play the slot machines.  She loved her dogs very much and she rescued both Conroe and Woody.  Marybeth made friends wherever she went and she never met a stranger.  She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

I lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marybeth’s honor to FastK9’s Greyhound Adoption at www.fastk9s.org.   A visitation and rosary for Marybeth will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will take place from 5:00 until 8:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 6:00 pm.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Rd., Pearland, Texas 77581 with Father James Courville officiating.  Interment will follow at SouthPark Cemetery in Pearland.

Fri
13
Mar '15

Dolan, John Desmond

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John Desmond Dolan, 57, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Margaret Dolan; brother, James Dolan; and niece, Bridgett Dolan.  John is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Josephine Dolan; brothers, Edward Dolan and wife, Geraldine, Eugene Dolan and wife, Mary, Martin Dolan and wife, Peggy, Joseph Dolan; sisters, Clare Lum and husband, Bobby, Maureen Nakanishi and husband, Eeichi; nieces and nephews, Christopher Dolan and wife, Kristin, Patrick, Brian, Kevin and Elizabeth Dolan; great nieces and nephew, Kylie, Caitlin and Patrick Dolan; his beloved dog, Sam; many more nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews in Ireland, England, Germany and the United States; and a host of cherished friends.

John was an excellent provider for his family and a dedicated employee everywhere he worked.  He worked for over 10 years with Pearland ISD before joining the staff at St. Helen Catholic Church, where he dedicated his life over the past 18 years.  John was instrumental in many of the building projects, expansions and improvements at St. Helen.  He served as the Bazaar Chairman in 1996.  John loved being involved in the activities of the school and was especially serious about the safety of all the children that attended school there.  He was also responsible for taking care of the Rectory and seeing that every need was taken care of and met.  The Arch Diocese always bestowed their highest honors to St. Helen which was a testament to John’s meticulous maintenance of the facilities.   He was even known to visit parishioners of the church to assist with repairs at their homes.  John loved supporting the school’s dinner and dance for many years.  He was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. John and Josephine loved to travel; whether it was back to their homeland in Ireland or going to Galveston on their days off together.  He enjoyed working in the yard, gardening and entertaining friends at his home with a backyard barbecue.  He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

The flags at St. Helen will be flying at half-staff all week in honor of John.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John’s honor to St. Helen Catholic School.  A visitation and rosary for John will be held Thursday, March 19, 2015 at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will be held from 4:30 until 9:00 pm with a Rosary recited at 7:00 pm.  The funeral mass will take place Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church with Father James Courville officiating.   Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, Texas

Tue
10
Mar '15

Locher, Harry Walter III

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Harry Walter Locher III, 69, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  Harry is survived by his mother, Althea Louise Locher; his loving wife of 49 years, Johnelle Locher; son, Lance Kevin Locher and wife, Rhonda; daughters, D’Laine Maris Locher, Nicole Locher Andrews and her husband, Buddy; sisters, Sharon Locher and Susan Glenn; grandchildren, Lance Ryan, Trenton, and Adam Locher, Maris and Carson Fechter, Harrison and Nicholas Little, Katharine Andrews; and a host of other family and friends.  He is preceded in death by his father, Harry Walter Locher.

Harry was a man of great character and always led by example of honesty and loyalty.  He was a hard-working, self-made man and started his first business when he was a teenager.  Harry became a successful manufacturer and sold filtration supplies before moving into isolation manufacturing.  He always managed to figure out the solution to any problem or build it a better way. Through business and travel, he made personal relationships around the world. His interest in other cultures and countries spurred many travels for him, Johnelle and his family.  Harry cherished and prioritized family time with his children and grandchildren whom affectionately called him “Chief”.  Harry had a host of friends, and once a friend of Harry’s,  his loyal nature made you a friend for life.  Harry will forever be remembered for his fearless, kind nature and generous, giving spirit.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Harry’s honor to the Star of Hopes Mission at www.sohmission.org. A visitation and rosary for Harry will be held Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 6:00 pm.  The memorial service and mass will be on Monday, March 16, 2015, at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Rd, Pearland, Texas 77581 with Father James Courville officiating.

Fri
20
Feb '15

Guerrero, Erlinda Reyes

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Erlinda Reyes Guerrero, 71, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Joel P. Guerrero; and parents, Santos and Hortence Hernandez.  Erlinda is survived by her sons, Joel Guerrero and wife, Ruzanna, Sergio Guerrero and wife, Norma, Juan A. Guerrero and wife, Uche; daughter, Sonia Ysquierdo; brothers, Freddie Hernandez and Santos Hernandez Jr.; sister, Dorothy Munoz; eleven grandchildren, two great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Erlinda was a loving, nurturing and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She was affectionately known as “Grandma” to her grandchildren and cherished spending time with them.  Erlinda loved shopping, gardening, music and dancing.  She enjoyed traveling and going to the casinos to play her favorite slot machines and watching Sanford & Sons and Walker Texas Ranger on the television.  Erlinda will forever be remembered for her love of family and the joy she received from spending time together with her family during special occasions and holidays.  She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

A Visitation and Rosary for Erlinda will be held Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas.  The visitation will held from 6:00 until 8:00 pm with the Rosary being recited at 6:00 pm.  The funeral service will take place Friday, February 27, 2015 at 11:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Texas 77581.  Interment will follow at SouthPark Cemetery in Pearland, Texas.

Fri
23
Jan '15

Quick, Ann K.

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Ann K. Quick, 66, passed away surrounded by her loving family Friday, January 23, 2015.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Ruth Kopejzna; and brother, Warren Kopejzna.  Ann is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, G.B. Quick; daughter, Allison M. Voisin; sons, Gerald “Jerry” B. Quick Jr. and wife, Sharee, Warren “Ben” B. Quick; grandchildren, Thomas Bevill, Caleb Quick, Rylee Matherne, and one on the way, Colin Quick; and a host of other family and friends.

Ann was a dedicated teacher for 45 years and was devoted to each and every one of her students.  She was strict and stern as a teacher and parent but her students and children alike learned many valuable lessons from her and were all richer for it.  Ann loved to travel and especially enjoyed the mountains and visiting the hill country.  She was strong in her faith and let her strong morals guide her.  Throughout her battle with cancer, Ann maintained her strong-will and determination and was an inspiration to all that knew her.  She will forever be remembered for her grace, intelligence, adored stubbornness and persistence.  Ann will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at M.D. Anderson and Memorial Hermann Hospital for their dedication, love and support throughout Ann’s illness.

A visitation and rosary for Ann will be held Friday, January 30, 2015 at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will take place from 5:00 until 8:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 6:00 pm.  The funeral mass will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Texas 77581 with Father James Courville officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas.

Mon
12
Jan '15

Vargas, Jesus “Jesse”

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Jesus “Jesse” Vargas, 70, passed away on Monday, January 12, 2015.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Janie Vargas; half brothers and sisters, Irene Garcia, Andrew Vargas, Rosie Nejia, Delores Vargas, David Vargas; and grandson, Anthony Holton.  Jesse is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Susie Vargas; his aunt that raised him, Carolina Nieto; sons, Jesse “Buddy” Vargas Jr. and wife, Zayda, Raymond Vargas, Nicholas Vargas, Jesse James Vargas and wife, Rickie; daughters, Jayne Vargas, Annie Vargas and husband, Robert Granad, Mary Jane Mauricio and husband, Frank Jr.; brothers, Joe D. Vargas, Justo, Johnny, Lupe, Thomas, Martin, and Narciso Nieto; sisters, Mary, Theresa, Licha, Delores, and Elizabeth Nieto; half brothers and sisters, Steven Vargas, Rebecca Garza, Linda Williams, Yolanda Vargas, Janie Grimaldo, Mary Helen Boyd, Gloria Vargas; numerous grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Jesse proudly served his country as an 82nd Airborne Ranger.  He was a take charge kind of guy that loved watching wrestling and old cowboy movies.  Jesse earned his brown belt with two stripes in karate and competed in many competitions.  He enjoyed golden oldies, going to the flea market and the mall, and going dancing with Susie.  Jesse was affectionately known as “Grandpa” to his grandkids and he cherished spending time with them.  He will greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

A Visitation and Rosary will be held for Jesse on Friday, January 16, 2015 at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will take place from 5:00 until 8:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 6:00 pm.  The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 6502 County Road 48, Manvel, Texas 77578 with Father Thomas V. Ponzini officiating.  Interment will follow at Alvin Confederate Cemetery in Alvin, Texas.

Tue
23
Dec '14

Trujillo, Manuel

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Manuel  Trujillo passed away surrounded by his loving family on December 23, 2014 in Houston, Texas at the age of 91.  Manuel was born on December 24, 1922 in San Felipe, Gto., Mexico to the late Andres and Cresenciana Trujillo. He is also proceeded in death by his two brothers, Pedro and Jesus Trujillo and four sisters Maria, Maria De La Luz, Josefina and Socorro Trujillo.

Manuel is survived by his family; twelve children, Francisco Trujillo and his wife, Maria De La Luz, Deacon J. Cruz Trujillo and his wife, Natalia, Javier Trujillo and his wife, Gloria, Andres Trujillo and his wife, Felipa, Rafael Trujillo and his wife, Laura, Gerardo Trujillo and his wife, Irma, Martin Trujillo and his wife, Angelica, Juan Ramon Trujillo, Elvira Rodriguez and her husband, Elias Maria Aguilar and her husband, Juan, Maria De La Luz Armas and her husband, Jose and Ana Trujillo: sister, Esperanza Trujillo: 48 grandchildren, 101 great grandchildren,  4 great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of other loving relatives and dear friends.

The visitation will be held on Sunday December 28, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00pm with a Rosary to be recited at 6:00pm by Deacon Cruz J. Trujillo at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581.  The funeral Mass will take place on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Helen Catholic Church,  2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, TX 77581.  Father James Courville and Deacon Cruz J. Trujillo officiating.  Interment will follow at SouthPark /Resurection Cemetery.

 

Sun
30
Nov '14

Maples, Thomas Everett

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Thomas Everett Maples, 75, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014.  He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Shirley Maples; sons, Thomas Maples Jr. and wife, Yvonne, Todd Maples and wife, Annemarie, Tobin Maples and wife, Heather; brother, Calvin Maples and wife, Donna; grandchildren, Haiden, Tait, Teag, Brandon, Zane and Tai Maples; and a host of other family and friends.

Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years.  He was a Vietnam Veteran and retired with the rank of Major. Following his retirement from the military, he worked as a business executive for Executone.  Thomas was an avid golfer and lived on a golf course.  He and Shirley enjoyed many happy times together golfing.  Tom was strong in his faith and served the Almeda United Methodist Church for many years as Treasurer and Chairman of the Board.  He was affectionately known as “Grandpap” and “PapPap” to his grandchildren and he cherished spending time with them.  Thomas will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

A visitation for Tom will be held Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The funeral service will take place, Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Frances Foger officiating.  Interment with military honors will take place at Houston National Cemetery in Houston, Texas.  The gate time for interment will be 12:30 pm in lane 1.  In lieu of flowers, donations to MD Anderson Cancer Hospital would be appreciated.

Tue
18
Nov '14

DeLange, Eren Lee

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Eren Lee DeLange died unexpectedly on November 18, 2014 at the age of 33.  She is survived by her parents Jacalyn and Steve DeLange, her sister Lyndsey Miller-DeLange Hagan, brother-in-law Scott Hagan, her nephew Bralyn, her niece Katelyn, her grandmother, Bettie DeLange, her aunt Michalyn Ordeneaux, her uncle Gary Bennett and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Berry Miller and A.L. “Bud” DeLange, her grandmother Rosalie Miller, her aunt Linda Bennett and uncle Roddy Ordeneaux.

Eren was born in Houston Texas on June 3, 1981.  Soon after her birth, it became evident she was a special child who faced many challenges throughout her life.  She saw the world through different eyes and could find beauty everywhere.  She was a loving child who shared hugs with everyone.  Her unique personality and idiosyncrasies made her memorable to all.  She attended special education classes in the Pearland School District, where the district placed her at the Child Guidance Center, a wonderful day hospital program, for several years.  She graduated in 2002.  She received HCS services from All the Little Things Country following school and lived with a godmother, Joanna Rankin, for ten years, while maintaining active contact with her family. She converted to Catholicism and was very proud of her religious beliefs.  She was a cancer survivor and kept an upbeat attitude throughout her treatments. She came back to live with her parents this spring. She was an avid Texans fan, enjoyed listening to music, playing computer games, and embraced her role as an aunt.  She will be deeply missed by her family and all who knew her.

Visitation will be on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:45 pm at Clayton Funeral Home; 5530 Broadway; Pearland, Texas.  A funeral mass is scheduled for 10:00 am on November 25th at St Helen’s Catholic Church; 2209 Old Alvin Road; Pearland, Texas.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center; PO Box 4486; Houston, Texas 77210-4486; in memory of Eren DeLange.

Mon
17
Nov '14

Wiesenborn, Gloria Krohn

WiesenbornGloria Krohn  Wiesenborn, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday November 17, 2014.

She was born in St Louis, MO on March 22, 1932, the daughter of Florence Meier and Albert Krohn. Gloria grew up in St. Louis, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Institute for the Deaf.  She later got her Master’s Degree from University of Houston.

Gloria married her college sweetheart Bob Wiesenborn in 1953 and later moved their family to Alvin, Texas in 1962. They lived in Alvin many years, with a brief stay in Melbourne, Australia because of Bob’s job. Gloria and Bob moved to Friendswood, Texas in 1995.

Gloria taught at LaMarque ISD for 17 years, retiring from there to explore her many creative interests. She and Bob traveled the world, from Australia, across Asia and Europe, and more recently Costa Rica, Panama, and the California Wine Country. Her zest for life centered around her family and friends. She dearly loved to paint and had just started a new canvas. Gloria also loved playing the piano and enjoyed playing for the Sunday morning worship service at Park Manor Nursing Home in South Houston.

She also enjoyed Retail Therapy – shopping was both recreational and social. She was Christmas shopping on the day of her death.

A member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Pearland, Gloria was also an active member of the Esther Circle at Alvin Lutheran Church and the Alvin Senior Center.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Florence Krohn; and her sisters, Esther Tufts and Margaret Patschke.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert Wiesenborn; her daughter Robin Pike and husband James; sons, Mark Wiesenborn and his wife Kristen, and Dennis Wiesenborn and his wife Diane. Also grandchildren Scott and Amanda Wiesenborn, Kyle and Lindsey Wiesenborn, Jason and Cinny Pike, Paul Wiesenborn, Jared Pike, and Jesse Wiesenborn; and great grandchildren Dustyn Pike, Caleb Pike, Carson Wiesenborn, Zoey Wiesenborn, Ella Wiesenborn, and Katelyn Wiesenborn.  Also her sister, Ruth Meyer and husband John, many nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Gloria loved Jesus, her family, and her friends. We will all miss her dearly.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 5515 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.

Memorials may be given to Epiphany Lutheran Church in Pearland or Alvin Lutheran Church.

Sun
16
Nov '14

Campo, Vincent Joseph

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(Vincent) Joseph Campo, 27, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Patrick James Campo and grandfather, Vincent Joseph Campo.  Joseph is survived by his parents, Sammy and Lisa Campo; sister, Elizabeth Campo; brother, Stephen Campo; grandparents, Anna Campo, and Dr. and Mrs. William P. Deiss; aunts and uncles, Lew Benham, Ann and Erwin Wilbanks, Ann Marie and Dan Girardot, Mary Jo Campo, Charlie Campo, Katherine and James Williams, John and Heather Campo, Larry Benham; and a host of other family and friends.

Joseph was a talented soccer player, and played for twelve years. An avid runner, he ran track and cross country for Pearland High School. Upon graduation, he was given the opportunity to walk on to Texas Tech’s Cross Country Team. Lately, he and his dog, Sadie, enjoyed running and cooling down by playing fetch in the water. Joseph was also known for feeding people a “line of bull,” but wasn’t very good at it. He inherited his dad’s upturned grin that would be apparent when he was trying to tell a tall tale. Joseph was very caring and generous to family and friends alike.  He once bought a pallet of Dublin Dr. Pepper for a friend just because it was her favorite.  He shared his Paw-Paw’s work ethic and love of life.  Joseph worked hard and played hard; the outdoors was his playground. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him, but his spirit will live on through his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Joseph’s honor to the Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org

A visitation for Joseph will be held Friday, November 21, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The funeral service will take place Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Texas 77581 with Father Charles Borski and Father James Courville officiating.  Interment will take place at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.

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Campo, Patrick James

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Patrick James Campo, 23, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Vincent Joseph Campo.  Patrick is survived by his parents, James and Lisa Campo; grandparents, Anna Campo, Dr. and Mrs. William P. Deiss; brother, Stephen Campo; sister, Elizabeth Campo; aunts and uncles, Lew Benham, Ann and Erwin Wilbanks, Ann Marie and Dan Girardot, Mary Jo Campo, Charlie Campo, Katherine and James Williams, John and Heather Campo, Larry Benham; and a host of other family and friends.

Patrick was a very caring and giving individual to his family and friends.   He enjoyed waking up early on the weekends and heading out with his friends to the duck lease.  Patrick lived every day to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with his friends.  He was also known as the “life of the party”.  Patrick loved playing soccer and played for 13 years.  He acquired a love for tailgating with the “Oiler Army” at Pearland High School.  Patrick would even call his aunt to ask her help for recipes. This love of tailgating and grilling extended to his time at Texas A&M, where he could always be found cooking with his friends. He enjoyed spending time with his dog, Mollie on duck hunts and giving her kolaches as treats after every hunt.  Patrick shared Paw-Paw’s work ethic and his love of life.  He loved the great outdoors and loved to fish and hunt.  Patrick will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him and his spirit will live on in their hearts forever.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Patrick’s honor to the Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

A visitation for Patrick will be held Friday, November 21, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The funeral service will take place Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Texas 77581 with Father Charles Borski and Father James Courville officiating.  Interment will take place at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.