of Our Classmates


Class of 1954

Jimmy Ingram

Laurence Schaefer

Yvonne Masur
Stegall 2014

Morris 2013

Lilly (Williams)
Daniels 2011

Peggy (Horner)
Wisian 2010

Oxsheer Smith

Wesley Martindale

Oscar Riddle

Bette (Moore) Moehring 2007

Daniel Loep

Howard Grantham

Peggy (Powell)
Goldman 2004

Dawson Perry

Janice (Hutcheson)
Ehrlich 1990

Gerald Wallace

Louis Guckian

Perry Williams

Jimmy Ingram Class of 54

Born: 15 Nov 1935 Lockhart
Died: 12 Jun 2016 RoundRock

James W. Ingram, 80, passed away on June 12, 2016 in Round Rock, Texas. He was born on November 15, 1935 in Lockhart, Texas and graduated from Lockhart High School in 1954. He served in the U.S. Army and trained in missile guidance systems at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, receiving a National Defense Service Medal. Upon discharge as a Sergeant, he worked in radar systems for Raytheon. His career sent him to Fort Worth, Texas, and later to Washington, D.C., where he was a liaison to the U.S. Marine Corps at the Pentagon in the early 1960s.

While in Fort Worth, he met Mary Ann Roberts, then a Southwestern Bell operator. They married six weeks later, and were together for 56 years. They had a son, Stephen D. Ingram.

His career took the family to northeast Pennsylvania. There, as a young executive with General Shelter Corporation, he led a team that designed and constructed a model modular home that was assembled on site overnight and displayed at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1970. He later served as general manager of several manufactured housing plants in Pennsylvania, Kansas and Texas. He worked for Austin Community College in the last years of his working life. He and Mary Ann lived in Round Rock for the last 28 years.

He was a lifelong fan of the University of Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. He loved his cats, the Kingston Trio, and Lockhart barbecue.

He is predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann, who passed away on March 11, 2016, just three months before his death. They were together in her final days. He is also predeceased by his sister, Beverly Cook. He is survived by his son Stephen D. Ingram and his wife Mary of Albuquerque, New Mexico, his sister Ginger Chuter and her husband Lamar of Marble Falls, Texas, and his brother Joe Wilson and his wife Barbara of Baytown, Texas.

His family would like to thank the caregivers at San Gabriel Rehabilitation and Care Center and Hospice Compassus for providing such good care to him.

Cremation has occurred. A graveside service will be held on August 6, 2016 at Lockhart City Cemetery. Published in Austin American-Statesman from June 23 to June 25, 2016 - See more at:

Laurence Schaefer Class of 54

Born 27 Nov 1934 Niederwald
Died 27 Feb 2015 Niederwald

SCHAEFER, Lawrence

Lawrence Schaefer, 80, of Lockhart, passed away on Feb. 27, 2015. He was born on Nov. 27, 1934 in Niederwald, Texas to Egon and Lillie Schaefer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Yolanda Schaefer; two brothers, Rudolph and Hilbert Schaefer; and sister, Lillian Schaefer. He is survived by his two brothers, Leroy Schaefer, of Lockhart, Texas and Joe A. Schaefer

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at McCurdy Funeral Home with interment following at Lockhart City Cemetery; the U.S. Army will present honors. Lawrence Schaefer, 80, of Lockhart, passed away on Feb. 27, 2015. He was born on Nov. 27, 1934 in Niederwald, Texas to Egon and Lillie Schaefer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Yolanda Schaefer; two brothers, Rudolph and Hilbert Schaefer; and sister, Lillian Schaefer. He is survived by his two brothers, Leroy Schaefer, of Lockhart, Texas and Joe A. Schaefer and wife, Carol, of Austin, Texas; ten nieces and six nephews.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at McCurdy Funeral Home with interment following at Lockhart City Cemetery; the U.S. Army will present honors.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644, (512) 398-4791.

Yvonne Masur Stegall Class of 54

Born 21 Aug 1936 Lockhart
Died 20 Feb 2014

Yvonne Masur Stegall, 77, of Austin, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014.

She was born in Lockhart on Aug. 21, 1936 to Henry Lea and Rena Pearl Masur. Yvonne graduated from Lockhart Senior High in 1954. After travelling the world for several years as a military spouse, Yvonne graduated from Southwest Texas State University with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education. She was married to the late John Stegall for 20 years, living in Beaumont, before returning to Austin, upon John’s retirement from the U.S. Army. Yvonne was a very proud military wife.

Yvonne taught school for many years, retiring from Lake Travis ISD as a kindergarten teacher. Yvonne had a passion for making a difference in the lives of her students and was often sought out by students who had graduated from high school to say hello and thank you. Yvonne and John loved music and were wonderful dancers. They travelled the world to enjoy different types of music and dancing, sharing the experience with friends and family. Yvonne was involved with philanthropic events and was a member of the Lions Club along with her husband.

One of Yvonne’s greatest loves was being a grandmother, and she was a great influence in their lives. She spent holidays with her grandchildren, teaching them the love of playing in the sun, picnic lunches, enjoying the company of a person while laughing and sharing stories and creating a holiday atmosphere. Additionally, she loved family and friend time at the beach.

She is survived by her two children, Thom Jackson and Linda Henry (Scott), of London, England, and her brother Hank Masur (Betty). In addition, she is survived by her step-children: Kelly Andrews, John W. Stegall(Nicole) and the late Tony Stegall. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Noelle, Sydney and Samuel Henry, Jeremy Hines and Faith Richerson (Peter); and great-grandchildren: Scout, Ella, Scarlett, Hannah and Liam; nieces and nephews: David, Darren Masur (Courtney), Marshall Masur (Janice), Laura D’Lee Brown (Scotty), D’Lynn Trammell (Mike), and Larea Salcedo (Mathew); and grand-nieces and nephews: Tyler, Davin, Dalen, Rheagen, Rhyan, Blake, Maddie, Hannah, Kendall, Mallory, Lilly and Alex.

A memorial service to celebrate Yvonne’s life will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lockhart, Texas (120 N. Commerce). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jesse “Red” Burditt Scholarship Fund, Lockhart High School, Lockhart, Texas.

Dorothy Morris Class of 54

Born 10 Nov 1935
Died 5 Aug 2013 Lockhart

Dorothy Lavone Morris, 77, beloved sister and aunt passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Jeffrey Cemetery graveside with Elder Vance Rodgers officiating.

Born Nov. 10, 1935 to now-deceased parents Lester L. Morris and Ella (Phelps)

Morris, Dorothy is preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Lee (Morris) Galloway; one brother, Lonnie Bruce Morris; niece, Jan Gideon; great-great-nephew, Karek Lee Richardson; and beloved brothers-in-law, AB Galloway and Glenn Gideon.

Dorothy is survived by her sister, Margie Bozarth; nieces: Deborah Galloway, Donna Richardson, Glenda Hicks, Lisa Schroeder and Brenda Galloway; three great-nieces, Lynn Rust, Diana Reliford and Lana Rocha; three great-nephews, Justin Richardson, Patrick Richardson and and Ryan Hicks; and six great-great-nieces and nephews: Braden Thomas Richardson, Kaden Roy Richardson, Nicholas Reliford, Emily Richardson, Lora Richardson and Charles Bruce Richardson.

Dorothy retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company/ AT&T after 35 years of service as a phone operator, progressing in skill as the technology of phone service moved from manually connection of calls through automatic tone dial connection to wireless service. Dorothy began her career in local office in Lockhart and retired from offices in Austin, Texas.

After retirement, Dorothy devoted her time to the loving care of family and stewardship of family livestock and farm, and the task of residential recycling, believing in the conservation of our planets resources. The family would like to thank all dear friends and family whose lives Dorothy touched and whose lives touched hers.

“Our loved ones leave behind spaces in our world that can never be filled. But they also leave behind love and light in each of us, sparks of joy and hope that live in our hearts and give strength to our souls. For as long as there is memory, they’ll live on within our heart.”

All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, Lockhart, Texas, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644 (512) 398-2343.

Lilly May (Williams) Daniels Class of 54

Born November 18, 1933 Tilmon, Texas
Died February 15, 2012 Luling, Texas

Lilly May Daniels of Luling, TX, passed away on February 15, 2012, at the age of 78. She was born on November 18, 1933, in Tilmon, TX, to Fredrick Fineal and Edna Lorene (Etheredge) Williams.

Her parents; bother, Jimmy Williams, and two grandsons, Jessie Daniels Jr. and Shane Eckols preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, Jessie Daniels and wife, Ruby of Seguin, TX; three daughters, Nancy Eckols of Luling, TX, Mary Stahl and husband, John of Luling, TX and Betty Ward and husband, James Adam of Austin, TX; one brother, Jerry Williams and wife, Delores of Luling; also a very close friend, Donnie Eckols; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at McCurdy Funeral Home, at 5:00 P.M. to 7: 00 P.M., Friday, February 17, 2012. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 18, 2012, at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart, with Pastor James Iley officiating. Interment to follow at Hall Cemetery in McNeil. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Daniels, Daniel Trench, Edward Ward, Jessie (Bubba) Daniels, Raymond Daniels, Jonathon Stahl, Chris Stahl and Corey Gonzales.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 East Pecan Street, Lockhart, Texas 78644, 512-398-4791.

Peggy Horner Wisian Class of 54

Born September 25, 1935 Lockhart, Texas
Died January 29, 2010 Arlington, Texas

Peggy Wren Wisian passed away on Jan. 29, 2010. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, on Sept. 25, 1935.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon Wisian, and her son, Bob Wisian.

She is survived by her, daughter, Debbie Wisian; brother, Jim Homer; grandchildren, Jason Kellems and Stephanie Wisian; nieces, nephews and numerous friends, including those from Johnny High.

She was a gifted arts and crafts person who was constantly creating memorable gifts for her loved ones.

She was buried at Live Oak Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 6,2010 at 1:30 p.m. There were no graveside services, as per her request.

Arrangements by Eeds Funeral Home, Lockhart Texas (512) 398-2343.

James Oxsheer Smith Class of 54

Oxsheer was living in Hempstead, Texas at the time of his death. No other record.

Wesley Martindale Class of 54

Born April 22, 1936 San Antonio
Died January 11, 2008 Maxwell, Texas

Harold Wesley Martindale, 71, of Maxwell passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 11, 2008. He was born in San Antonio on April 22, 1936 to Harold D. and Mildred Morgan Martindale.

Mr. Martindale was a lifelong resident of Caldwell County and had worked in the dairy industry before retiring. He was a member of the Martindale Baptist Church. He is survived by his brother, Norman Martindale of Carrizo Springs, Texas.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Martindale Cemetery with Reverend Glen Howe officiating. Interment followed immediately. All arrangements were with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, and Lockhart, Texas. (512) 398-2343.

OSCAR RIDDLE Class of 54

Born October 4, 1935 Rio Grande City
Died October 15, 2007 Lockhart

Oscar Riddle, 72, of Lockhart, Texas passed away Oct. 15, 2007 at his residence. He was born October 4, 1935 in Rio Grande City, Texas to Oscar D. and Wanda (Schulle) Riddle Sr.

He served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War.

Mr. Riddle was preceded in death by his father and stepfather.

He is survived by his son, Oscar Riddle III and wife, Becky and their children Justin and Kelsey of Garden Ridge; daughter, Michelle Riddle Edwards and husband, Craig and their children Sabrina Llamas, Camryn Butts and Mackineze Edwards of Gonzales; mother, Wanda Holter of Lockhart; and sister, Linda Guckian and husband, Jim of Canyon Lake.

Family will receive friends from 6 - 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 at McCurdy Funeral Home.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan Street, Lockhart, Texas (512) 398-4791.

Obituaries Class of 54

BETTE MOORE Class of 54

Died January 25, 2007 Texas

Bette Jean (Moore) Moehring, 70, beloved wife, mother and grandmother ("Mama Red") from Granger, quietly went home to heaven on January 25, 2007.

Bette is survived by her husband of 51 years, Red (Alvin) Moehring; daughters Sheryl Steger and Linda Race; grandchildren Breanne Steger, Brandon and Lexy Race; brothers Ross Moore and his wife Susan, Kirby Moore and his wife Dorothy, Lynn Moore and his wife Sharon; sister Sharron Voudouris and her husband Johnny; aunt Cora Clark; uncle Ellis Clark and his wife Hazel; sisters in law Jonnie Moehring and Nancy Moehring, and numerous other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents G.C. and Minnette Moore. Also her son Keith Moehring, his wife Cindy, grandchildren Erik and Ryan Moehring who perished in the Jarrell tornado of 1997.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. We were truly blessed to have had her in this world for as long as we did.

Visitation will be held February 2nd from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and a memorial service Saturday Feb 3rd at 1:00 p.m. at the Gabriel's Funeral Chapel in Georgetown.

Published in the Austin American-Statesman on 1/28/2007.

DANIEL LOEP Class of 54

Died April 8, 2006 Houston

DANIEL LOEP, 69, of Houston, Texas, passed away on April 8, 2006.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Olga Loep. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Elizabeth (Liz); son, Wade Loep and wife Mary; daughter, Jenny Williams and husband Clay; grandchildren, Brenton, Nick, Hannah, Libby and Sam. Dan is also survived by his sisters, Nancy Donnell, Jane Johnson and husband Archie, Janet Voight, Kathy Selstrom and husband David; brothers, Laurie Loep, Nathan Loep and wife Billie Anne; sisters-in-laws, Judy Cardwell; Jenny Meyer and husband Joy.

Dan was born and raised on a cotton farm in Central Texas. After Graduating from Lockhart High School in 1954, he attended the University of Texas before moving to Houston in 1960. After retiring from the chemical manufacturing business, Dan opened a nursery following his life-long passion for gardening. All who knew Dan will remember his playfulness, great sense of humor and wonderful home-grown tomatoes. Dan became a leader in the Green Industry in Houston and was known as the "Tomato Man" of Houston. He was active in the Texas Association of Nurserymen and was President of the Houston Landscape Nurserymen's Association.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation with the family on Monday, April 10, 2006 from 6 to 8:00 PM in Woodlawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 11, 2006 in the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Urban Harvest, 1900 Kane Road, Houston, TX 77007, 713-880-5540.


September 22, 1935 McGregor, Texas
Died February 22, 2005 Houston

Howard Grantham, age 69, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2005 in Houston, Texas. He was born on September 22, 1935 in McGregor, Texas to Alvin Howard and Christine (Martin) Grantham. Howard�s fami1y moved to Lockhart, Texas when be was an infant. He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1954. Howard graduated from Texas A&M University in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering where he had a distinguished career. He was the Consolidated Fightin� Aggie Band Commander, member of the Ross Volunteers Drill Team, a Distinguished Student and a member of Who's Who. The same week that he graduated from Texas A&M, he married his high school sweetheart, Gayle. That same year Howard signed an Engineering contract with Amoco Chemical Corporation which began a 35 year career. He held every position imaginable with Amoco in Texas City. He was promoted to the corporate level in Chicago in 1973 when he became a Manufacturing Specialist and a member of the Special Results Management Group dealing with worldwide issues. He retired in 1992 as Technical Director at the Texas City and Chocolate Bayou Plants.

Howard is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Gayle Grantham, daughter Amanda Grantham and special friend, Tiffany Farris, and Cheryl Lavigne; son Gary Howard Grantham, grandson, Andre Lavigne; brother, Martin Grantham and wife JoAnn; and beloved pet, Nicholas.

Howard will be remembered as a multi-talented man. His family will treasure his designs in wood and leather, and his inventions. He an avid genealogist, and owned several small businesses until his death.

Pallbearers will be: C. T. Kirksey, Col. Willet Stallworth, Murray Denton, Tommy Zipp, Ed Thorpe, Martin Grantham.


Born March 24, 1937
Died December 30, 2004

Born March 24, 1937 and passed away December 30, 2004. She grew up in both Dallas and Lockhart.

After taking time off to raise her family, she returned to SMU and received her BA in 1976. Survived by husband David Goldman, Jr.; sons Douglas and Raymond Goldman; daughters Catherine Kleinmann and Amy Northrop; eight grandchildren; sisters Kitty Auer and Valli Marti.

Rosary will be recited at 10:00am on Monday, January 3, 2005, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (Kenwood & Abrams), interment following at Calvary Hill Cemetery. Reverend Father Christopher Hathaway officiating. Forest Lawn Funeral Home at Turtle Creek 3204 Fairmount Street Dallas Texas 75201 214-953-0363 Family Owned and Operated

DAWSON PERRY Class of 54

Born February 2, 1936 Lytton Springs, Texas
Died October 13, 1997 Travis County, Texas

Dawson G. Perry, 61, of Lockhart died Monday, Oct. 13, 1997. He was born in Lytton Springs on Feb. 2, 1936, the son of Dawson Griffith and Martha Strawn Perry.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lockhart. He was past president of LISD School Board; past president of the Jaycees and Chamber of Commerce. He was a veteran in the US Army. He married Bobby Terry on March 24, 1956 in Lockhart.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Perry of Lockhart; sons, Griff Perry of Lockhart and Gregg Perry of Austin; brother, Bobby D. Perry and wife Margie of Rosenburg; sisters, Lamerle Schulke and husband Leonard of Lockhart, and Ermine May of Lockhart.

Family visitation was at 6 p.m. Tuesday at McCurdy Funeral Home. Funeral services were Wednesday, Oct. 15 at First United Methodist Church in Lockhart with the Rev. Don Duvall officiating. Burial followed at Lockhart City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Doak Schulke, Ronnie Schulke, Bill Smith, Bobby Perry Jr., Edward Davis, Arthur Eckford, James Koch and Gary Brown.

Honorary pallbearers were Tom N. McDuffie, Bill Clark, Billy G. Rector and Don Hewlett.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may give to "Dawson Perry Memorial Fund c/o First Lockhart National Bank, P.O. Box 600, Lockhart, TX 78644.

Funeral arrangements by McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart.


Born February 8, 1936
Died January 14, 1990

Janice Ehrlich, 53, of Lockhart died Sunday, Jan. 14, 1990. She was born in McMahan, Feb. 8, 1936, the daughter of Amos and Lilly Jewel Stephens Hutcheson.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene Ehrlich of Lockhart; daughter, Evelene Johnson of Lockhart; mother, Lilly Jo Hickman of Lockhart; brothers James Hutcheson and Billy Hutcheson both of Lockhart; sisters Lois Seitz of Lockhart and Mary Ann Zimmerhanzel of Kovar; and grandson, John Eugene Johnson.

Funeral services were held at McCurdy Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, I Jan. 16, with the Rev. Charles Moore officiating. Burial followed at Lockhart City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gary Skelton, Calvin Watts, Richard Ehrlich, Dennis Zimmerhanzel, Pete Schulze and Ernest E. Ewald, Jr.


Born November 5, 1935 Luling, Texas
Died March 5, 1986 Seguin, Texas

Gerald's obituary will be posted later.

LOUIS G. GUCKIAN Class of 54

Born 1935
Died August 5, 1953

No other information.


Perry married Jolene Schreiber. No other information.

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