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Obituary: Cecelia A. Halweg - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Tower Club. Her passions in life were her family, playing cards and baking. She also loved to dance and party.Cecelia is survived by two children, Carol (David “Bim”) Dunt of Brownsville, Minn., and Don (Holly) Halweg of Eagle, Idaho; grandchildren, Sherri (Mick) Tlusty of Colorado Springs, Colo., Robert Aberg of Madison, Wis., Richard (Kathy) Aberg of Freemont, Ohio, John Dunt of Mankato, Minn., Elizabeth (Kirk) Thorson of Anamosa, Iowa, Andrew Dunt of La Crosse and Nicholas Halweg of Eagle; great-grandchildren, Paige Thorson, Caleb Thorson, Chelsea Aberg and Sydney Aberg; great-great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Thorson; along with nieces, nephews.She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald “Bud” Halweg in 1974; parents; two brothers, John and Otto Zotika; and a sister, Ella Slifka.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services, 111 S. Oak St., La Crescent, with David “Bim” Dunt officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Cresco.In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to New Horizon’s Shelter for Battered Women. Online guestbook is available at

Robert George “Bob” D'Esposito, 80 - Southern Maryland News Net

Monday, November 07, 2016

Gregory D’Esposito of Las Vegas, NV; and his sister, Mary Ann Hawk of Greenbelt, MD. He was the proud grandfather to Adam D’Esposito and Keith D’Esposito of Glen Burnie, MD and Sophia Reynolds of Brownsville, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents.Family will receive friends for Bob’s Life Celebration on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., with prayers conducted by Deacon Bill Nickerson at 7:00 PM, at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Rory Conley on Friday, November 4, 2016, at 10:00 AM, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 21370 Newtowne Neck Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Music will be provided by the St. Francis Xavier Church choir with guest vocalists under the direction of Lynn Delahay and organist, Richard Edwards. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Queen of Peace Cemetery in Helen, MD.Servings as pallbearers will be Adam D’Esposito, grandson; Keith D’Esposito, grandson; Jim Haley, brother in law; John Hawk, nephew; Mike Luginbill, friend; and Glenn Guy, friend.Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Maryland, 10665 Stanhaven Place, Suite 205D, White Plains, MD 20695 or St. Mary’s Nursing Center, 21585 Peabody Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650.This entry was posted on November 6, 2016 at 11:53 am and is filed under All News, Obituaries, z 600X120 Top Ad Top. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Olga Gallegos, Mexican American politician who pushed education, dies at 90 - Houston Chronicle

Monday, October 31, 2016

If you don't get involved, we can't get things done here," Gallegos remembered her father saying of his activism.Gallegos' Houston activism was put on hold when she moved to Brownsville in 1972 after her husband was appointed fire chief.The couple returned to Houston in 1980, and, in 1987, Olga Gallegos won election to the HISD school board. In the 1999 interview, Gallegos said she was partly inspired to run for the position after witnessing how her children and grandchildren faced the same issues as she had, citing the lack of bilingual education."I would like better quality in my education for my grandchildren. At my civic club people are concerned with dropouts and drugs in our community," Gallegos said in 1987.Passion passed onShe served on the board until 2003, including a stint as president in 1998."She always worked to encourage her grandchildren, friends and anyone who would come over to stay in school and pursue an education," McGee said.Gallegos instilled a passion for public service to many in her family. Her son, Mario Gallegos Jr. served in the Texas Legislature for 22 years until his death in 2012. Her children and grandchildren remain active as volunteers at Gallegos Elementary School, McGee said.In addition to her daughter, Gallegos is survived by four other children, Maria Gallegos, Joel Gallegos, Michael Gallegos and Cynthia Gallegos-Trevino, as well as her brother, Joe Ramirez Sr., 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home at 6900 Lawndale. A funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.

Ales & Tales and The Great Jack O'Lantern at Darnall's Chance - So Md News (subscription)

Monday, October 17, 2016

Sept. 29. Father Scott officiated at his father’s funeral at St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church in Bellevue.I have enjoyed having my son Mike and his wife Sandy, of El Paso, Texas, and daughter Therese, of Brownsville, Texas, staying with me over the past week.My dear friend Mary Mitchell, of Auth Village, died Oct. 3. I’ll pay tribute to her in next week’s column.See Ireland with Rev. McCannThe Rev. Charles McCann Ireland Coach Tour begins on June 28, 2017, and continues through July 5, with highlights such as evenings in Dublin and Killarney, visits to the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry & Connemara, the House of Waterford Crystal and the Blarney Castle. For questions, call Father at 410-610-3516.Changing landscapeMaryland Department of Natural Resources is working to bring back the Baltimore checkerspot butterfly which has largely disappeared. It was named the Maryland state insect in 1973.MGM National Harbor Casino is due to open Dec. 8, in time for the holiday season. It will feature a boutique-style hotel (rooms between $399 and $499), 3,000-seat theater, conference center, myriad dining options and, of course, the casino. (I wonder what this will do to traffic in that area.)Gold’s Gym is opening soon at 1723A Ritchie Station Court. Information, 301-850-4378.Morningside Memories, 1976Forty years ago, about this time of the year, G. I. Market closed. Forever. Chris D’Avanzo, owner of the market, opened a new store, the Hughesville I.G.A. on Route 5 in Hughesville. George Lantz, meat department, and “Ruby” Keeler, cash register, moved to I.G.A. with D’Avanzo. Aaron “Lew” Lewis, longtime butcher at G.I., moved to Nick’s of Clinton.May they rest in peaceDianne Lynn Fleishman Williams, 69, a 1964 Suitland High graduate and former Forestville resident, died Sept. 29. Survivors include daughter Allison Heiderman, son Michael Williams and their father, Ronald Williams; three grandchildren; and her sister, Harriet Bean. Services were at Schimunek Funeral Home in Nottingham, Md.Edward David Riddle, 72, a member of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years, died Oct. 2.MilestonesHappy Birthday to Mildred Peaire and Carolyn Williams, Oct. 16; Mary Louise Patterson and Frank McCrone, Oct. 17; Paul Long, Andrew Nicholas Smith, former Morningside Councilwoman Carol Kline DeGraba and VFW 9619’s Nola Cook, Oct. 18.Happy anniversary to Daisy and Ralph Young on their 63rd, Oct. 15; and Michael and Anita (Fulton) Freeman, their 36th on Oct. 18.

Music, comedy, festivals and more this week around town - The Detroit News

Monday, August 29, 2016

Hills. with the Menzingers and Sorority Noise at Majestic Theatre, punk/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $21. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.Ted Nugent with Brownsville Station at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, classic rock, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $21-$95.50. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (248) 377-0100.Edgar Winter Band at El Club, blues/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. Peters at Caesars Windsor, comedy, 9 p.m. Fri. $59 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.SATURDAY“Weird Al” Yankovic at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $21-$71. 14900 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights. (248) 377-0100.Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at Chene Park, R&B, 8 p.m. Sat. $30 lawn, $65-$125 pavillion. 2600 Atwater, Detroit. (313) 393-7128.SUNDAYSlightly Stoopid at Fillmore Detroit, punk, 5:30 p.m. Sun. $29.50-$39.50. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.Needtobreathe at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $27 and up. 3554 Walton, Rochester. (248) 377-0100.TUESDAYLil Yachty at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Tues. $19.50. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.Blink 182 at DTE Energy Music Theatre, pop/punk, 7 p.m. Tues. $28 and up. 7774 Sashabaw, Clarkston. (248) 377-0100.img itemprop="url" src="" alt="iHeartRadio Live Featuring Blink-182, Presented By Capital One And Uber At The iHeartRadio Theater New York; In Celebration Of Uber's New In-App Loyalty Offer, Available Exclusively To Capital One Quicksilver Customers" width="540" height="405" data-mycapture-src="" data-mycapture-sm-src="

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Sandra Mullenax - Aransas Pass Progress

Monday, March 06, 2017

T. Mullenax. A memorial service was held at Crowder Funeral Home at 2422 Broadway in Pearland, Tuesday February 7, 2017. A burial service will be held Thursday February 9, 2017 a 11 a.m. at 8200 Brownsville Road in Corpus Christi. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests you consider making a memorial donation in the name of Sandra Mullenax to the Alzheimer Association at the_cause_donate. Crowder Funeral Home:

Funeral Home Burns in San Benito - RGVProud

Monday, February 20, 2017

SAN BENITO, Texas - It took firefighters from San Benito, Harlingen and Brownsville to clear a fire late into the night. A fire broke out at the Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito.Investigators believe the cause of the fire started from the flue of the incinerator. News Center 23 caught of glimpse of fire crews on duty this morning.We are told that despite no visible damage on the outside, the interior suffered damage.San Benito fire chief Raul Zuniga noted there were no injuries.

For the Record | Local | Eugene, Oregon - The Register-Guard - The Register-Guard

Monday, January 16, 2017

BirthsPeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBendSpringfieldDec. 15, 2016Cragun — Jennifer and David Cragun of Eugene, a son.Leach — Jessica and Andrew Leach of Brownsville, a ­daughter.Neet — Breanna Peoples and David Neet of Roseburg, a daughter.Dec. 16, 2016Kooken Brunson — Chelsie Kooken of Eugene and Reginald Brunson of Olive Branch, Miss., a daughter.Dec. 17, 2016Selko — Sara and Zachary Selko of Eugene, a daughter.DeathsBlom — Emil Robert “Robby” Blom, 52, of Eugene died Dec. 18. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.Brown — Betty Brown, 79, of Eugene, died Dec. 17. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield.Coker — June Coker, 90, of Lebanon died Dec. 14. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Eugene. Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene.Colasont-Cheshire — Patricia Leone Colasont-Cheshire, 91, of Junction City died Dec. 19. Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene.Danielson — Floyd Danielson, 91, of Springfield, formerly of Swisshome, died Dec. 16. A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Arrangements by Major Family Funeral Home.Evans — Christopher Jon “Chris” Evans, 57, of Eugene died Dec. 19. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.Gates — Bruce Michael Gates, 74, of Cascade Locks, formerly of Eugene, died Dec. 7. Arrangements by Anderson’s Tribu

Fayette County man charged in teen's shooting death at fire station - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monday, November 28, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Fayette County man has been charged with homicide in the shooting death of a 16-year-old Brownsville Area High School student inside the Republic volunteer fire station Sunday. State police at Belle Vernon said George A. Matis Jr., 21, of Republic, was arraigned late Sunday and is being held without bail in the Fayette County Jail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 7, according to court records. Redstone police officers responding to a report around 4 p.m. that a person had been shot inside the fire department building found Parker Hess with a gunshot wound to the face, state police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. KDKA-TV, the Post-Gazette's news partner, reported that the two were in the fire station's business office when Mr. Matis, a fire captain, removed a pistol from his holster and “caused the pistol to discharge a bullet," striking Parker in the left cheek, according to a police criminal complaint. Neither Redstone police, the county coroner nor the Republic Volunteer Fire Company could be reached for comment. Parker was a junior firefighter with the volunteer company in Republic. Brownsville Area School District superintendent Philip Savini said late Sunday: "The district extends its sympathy and support to the family. The district will have counselors available on Tuesday upon students’ return to school."