of Our Classmates


Class of 1956

Genivieve Taylor
Ormand 2018

Gail Livengood
Robinson 2018

Roger White-LeBrecht

Katy Mojica
Navarro 2017

Jimmie Faye
McMahan Kitchens 2015

Anita Joseph
Ritchie 2015

Ursula Jeffrey
Gaines 2014

Bubba Ross

Harold Wayne Kieke

Ruth New Hartley

David Dossey

Gail Pfeiffer

Sue Powell
Patterson 2008

Alex Sanchez

Pasco Martin

Jean Pester

Donald Malicoat

Johnny Zaleski

Perry Baker

Glenn Dressen

Bobby Brown

David Schulze

Wesley Seeliger

Patricia Pond

Hunter Hill

Obituaries Class of 56

Genivieve Taylor Ormand
BORN: 27 August 1937 Lockhart
DIED: April 2018

Genivieve was born on August 27,, 1937 in Lockhart Texas to James & Zula Taylor.

Life on the farm was hard work but having a precious mom and an adventurous brother Roy Taylor made it bearable. At the age of 16 she decided to leave the farm in pursuit of a new life, so she boarded a bus on Hwy 183 with the help of her mother. The bus whisked away this country girl with all her new ideas and plans, to live with her sister Mildred in Austin Texas.

While living with Mildred she met a young man just back from the Korean conflict named Bobby Ormand and after a long, long, courtship of 30 days, they were joined in marriage by the Justice of peace on September 30, 1954. Many said it would never last but this strong country girl never wavered and 63 years of marriage later one may say it lasted. Genivieve (Genny) loved life and was the spice of their home and it didn’t matter if she was cleaning the house, making peach preserves or beating some neighborhood teenage boy at arm wrestling she always made it fun. She was the mother of 3 boys, Rob, Allen and Bruce and life with her was always adventurous. She had a saying to her children and grandchildren (It’s going to be a Blue Bird Day) and that meant all is well. She truly loved her children and grandchildren and appreciated the simple things in life.

She loved the Lord with all her heart and served in many capacities from cleaning the church, teaching or church secretary. In 1973 she felt the call to be a minister and without any hesitation she set her sights on preaching the Gospel. Genivieve and Bobby pastored several churches in Central Texas and she loved being about God’s work. Genivieve or Sister Ormand as many called her, was always more than a pastor. She was a friend, confidant and anything else she thought people needed her to be.

Genivieve is survived by her husband Bobby Ormand and two sons Rob Ormand and Sara Patuel and Bruce Ormand and wife Donna. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren with 1 more on the way. A visitation will be on Friday, May 18, 2018 at McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart, TX between 5-7. Funeral services will be on Saturday, May 19 beginning at 11 am also at McCurdy Funeral Home.

Please visit to sign the guestbook. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home 105 E. Pecan St. Lockhart, TX 78644

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Gail Livengood Robinson left the loving arms of her family to join with her parents and her sisters in the presence of her Heavenly Father on April 20, 2018. Gail was born and raised in Lockhart, a descendant of the town’s early settlers. She was one of five daughters born to James E. and Marie Swearingen Livengood. Gail attended and graduated from Lockhart High School after which she attended the University of Texas in Austin where she met her husband, Harold Thomas Robinson. They were married on July 15, 1961. Gail was a kindergarten and third grade teacher for many years, but her favorite occupation was that of mother to her 3 girls, and grandmother, aka “Gamma”, to her 6 grandchildren. She was also a huge animal lover, and never met a piece of chocolate that she didn’t like. Though the majority of her years were lived in Texas, Gail and her husband, Tom, also spent time in Florida, Hawaii, and most recently Las Vegas, Nevada, before returning to her home state. Spending time with her family was her most favorite pastime.

Gail was preceded in death by her parents James and Marie, and her sisters Edith Marie Satterfield, Margaret Beaver, Joyce Bock, and Rebecca Gassenmayer. She is survived by her husband Tom, as well as her daughters Amy Toney and husband Dale Toney; Suzanne Reyes, husband Ron Reyes; and Margge Eslick, and her husband Mark Eslick, along with her beloved grandchildren and her two dogs Winston and Cody all of whom will miss her more than words can say.

Visitation with the family will be at McCurdy Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 24 at 11:00 am, followed by funeral services at 1:00 pm with a graveside service immediately following at Lockhart’s Memorial Garden. Serving as pall bearer are Kevin McClary, Ron Reyes, Dale Toney, Mark Eslick, Kyle Eslick, and Wade Eslick.

Memorials in honor of Gail can be made to the Bulverde Area Humane Society, P.O. Box 50, Bulverde, TX 78163. Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 786


Long-time radio broadcaster Roger D. LeBrecht, known to “Don” to his friends, has passed away at age 80. He spent more than four decades in broadcasting and retired 14 years ago to his home with his wife, Thelma, in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

Although he was born in Kansas City, Missouri; his heart belonged to Texas where he went to high school in Lockhart and San Marcos, then later attended college at Texas Western College in El Paso, Texas. He was a proud veteran who served with the U. S. Army from 1956-to-1959, where he spent time in the Azores working with Armed Forces Radio and Television Services.

His first job was at KHMS-FM in El Paso, Texas. Then moved on to KNDX-FM in Yakima, Washington; KFRE-FM, in Fresno, California; WSPA-FM in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and WBT-FM in Charlotte, North Carolina.

It was there that he met his future wife, Thelma; and they would have shared their 50th wedding anniversary this May. She was working at WBT/WBTV at the time, and continued with her own career in broadcast news for more than 35 years.

He went on to hold various management posts at CHFI-FM in Toronto, WPAT AM-FM in New York, WDVR in Philadelphia and EZ Communications in Washington D. C.

He later became executive director of the Broadcast Industry Council, from 1982 until his retirement in 1999, working with the National Association of Broadcasters, on various projects including improving literacy, AIDS awareness, productivity, veterans health and alcohol and drug abuse prevention. He was twice the recipient of the Presidential Award for Private Sector Initiatives.

His wife Thelma, ended her own career after working for 23 years with the Associated Press Broadcast News Center in Washington, D. C. He always used to boast that he provided “logistical support” to his wife’s career.

He was a loving, smart, generous man known for his thoughtfulness and ability to tell stories that would bring smiles of joy to practically everyone he met.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jessica and Alan Craig in Atlanta, Georgia; and niece and nephew Sherry and Dan Cochran and their children Kayla, Christina and Jacob in Bradenton, Florida.

His ashes will be buried March 8th at the VA National Cemetery in Sarasota, Florida, in a small, private ceremony with full military honors.

Katy Mojica Navarro

B: 30 Apr 1938
D: 6 Feb 2017

Our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Katy Navarro, has gone home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after fighting a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. She was born on April 30, 1938 in Lockhart, Texas to late Josefa Rodriguez and Domingo Hernandez, Sr.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include her husband, of 58 years, Andrew Navarro; two sons, John Navarro and David Navarro; two daughters Lydia Adams and Jeanna Trejo (Anthony); three granddaughters, Josephine Rojas, Maegan Adams and Makayla Adams; two grandsons, Christopher Head and Brandon Navarro; three great grandchildren; seven sisters; and three brothers.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her youngest daughter, Andrea “Annie” Navarro, and two sisters, Celsa Rodriguez and Crispina Herrera.

Private visitation at DeLeon’s Funeral Home in Lockhart with family and friends will be Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 from 7 – 9 p.m. Viewing will be all day Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, with recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 205 W. Pecan St., in Lockhart. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Lockhart with the Reverend Ed Karasek, Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Honored to serve as Pallbearers are Christopher Head, Brandon Navarro, Andy Cardenas, Larry Salazar, Alfred Garcia Jr., and Michael Peralez. Honorary Pallbearer are Josephine Rojas, Maegan Adams, Makayla Adams and Aviana Head.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Samuel DeLeon and Son Funeral Directors, DeLeon Funeral Home 110 Cedar St. Lockhart Texas 78644

Jimmie Faye McMahan Kitchens

B: 1Oct 1937
D: 15 Nov 2015

Jimmie Faye Kitchens, 78, passed away Nov. 15, 2015, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was born in Mexia, Texas on Oct. 1, 1937, to Faye and James McMahan.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Jimmie is survived by her loving husband Lee Thornton Kitchens; son, Craig Thornton Kitchens and his wife Carol; brother, George McMahn; sister, Sara Twidwell; grandchildren, Sherman Kitchens, Kayla Hale and her husband, Derek, Seth Kitchens and Kristian Wright; and great-grandchildren, Brynx Hale, Harlow Hale and Colton Wright.

A visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., with the family present from 6 – 8 p.m. at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass.

Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Lockhart Municipal Burial Garden in Lockhart, Texas 756 N. Colorado St. Lockhart, Texas, 78644.

Annie Bonita Joseph Ritchie ... Class of 56

9 May 1938 Lockhart, Texas
5 August 2015 Floresville, Texas

On August 5 2015, at the age of 77 our beloved wife and mother, closed her eyes on this life and opened them to the next. Annie Bonita Joseph was born May 9, 1938 to Herman Lafayette and Willie "Ocia" Alexander, Joseph in Lockhart, TX. Annie married Kenneth M. Ritchie, February 14, 1979 in San Antonio, TX and were married 36 years until death parted them. Annie loved helping those in need and also loved the outdoors. She combined these loves and became a realtor, helping families make their own dreams come true. Over the years she also found ways to help other by obtaining her insurance license and working in the funeral industry helping people pre-plan their funeral service.

Annie leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Kenneth M. Ritchie of Floresville, TX and daughters, Laura Jo Dzienowski, Smith of Austin, TX and Frances Onita Dzienowski, Meyer and her husband, Cecil Meyer, of Manor, TX , and her step-sons, Mark and Paul Ritchie and their families.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 5:00-9:00pm at Mission Park South. Services will be held at Mission Park South, 1700 S.E. Military Dr., San Antonio, TX on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 2:30pm. Burial will follow at Bunton Cemetery in Dale, TX later that day at 6:00pm. There will be no funeral procession to the cemetery. -

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Ursula Jeffrey Gaines Class of 56

7 June 1938 Lockhart
3 October 2014

Ursula Louise Jeffrey Gaines, 76, died on October 3, 2014 after a long battle with multiple myeloma. In true Ursula style, she achieved remission and enjoyed good health multiple times throughout her ten-year battle, and lived both longer and better than her doctors predicted.

She was born on June 7, 1938 in Lockhart, Texas to James P. Jeffrey and Louise Byrne Jeffrey. Ursula grew up in Austin and Lockhart and graduated from Lockhart High in 1956.

Ursula met Jimmy F. Gaines of Childress, Texas when he was her waiter for the sit-down Sunday dinners at Littlefield Dorm at UT Austin. Upon Jimmy's graduation from UT in 1959, they married in the First Methodist Church of Lockhart and moved to Los Angeles to begin their life adventure together.

She was a devoted, dedicated and interested mother to four children. Her eldest grandchild dubbed her “the four-year-old grandmother” for the way she was always willing to get into and truly enjoy whatever game was in the works. Ursula spent many amazing years in Topanga Canyon, California with husband Jim raising her four children and making lifelong friends. She graduated with a degree in art from UCLA in 1961. Ursula and Jim then returned to their home state of Texas.

A gifted artist, Ursula used her great skill and vision to enhance the many houses she remodeled. An avid outdoorswoman, she was well-known for her ability to soothe, calm and eventually ride even the wildest of horses. She adored traveling and was ever ready for any adventure that came up; indeed, to Ursula, every day that she lived was an opportunity to find a new adventure, challenge or experience. She was utterly devoted to her husband, Jimmy. Theirs was a never-ending romance that remains an inspiration to their children.

Ursula is survived by her husband Jimmy; brother Jimmy Jeffrey of Lockhart, Texas and his son Jim P Jeffrey of Round Rock; four children Katherin Gaines Kennedy, her husband Ron Kennedy, their children Cassiopia Kennedy Bernreuter and Caitlin Kennedy of Glendale, Arizona; Jeffrey Gaines, his wife Jennifer Frey Gaines, their children Devin Gaines and Eric Gaines of Boring, Oregon; Jennifer Gaines Demarest, her husband Ken Demarest III, their son William Gaines Demarest of Austin, Texas; and Patrick Gaines, his wife Jennifer Carr Gaines, their children Cooper Gaines and Patrick Gaines Jr of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; her first great-grandchild, a girl, is due in December; cousins Harold and Robin Henson, and “grandchildren” Mariah and Bevin Henson. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends.

There will be a memorial service at the First United Methodist Church of Lockhart on Saturday, November 22 at 2 pm. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to further research of multiple myeloma.

Bubba Ross Class of 56

17 January 1938 Lockhart
24 October 2013 Seguin

Abner "Bubba" Alverly Ross III, passed away peacefully in Seguin, Texas on October 24, 2013.

Bubba was born in Lockhart, Texas January 17, 1938 to Dr. Abner Alverly Ross and Ruth DeNiff Ross. Bubba lived all his life in Lockhart, Wimberley and Sequin. He was a well-known member of these communities. He owned his own real estate business and insurance business and he was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Lockhart in his youth.

Bubba was preceded in death by: his beloved parents; brothers, Abner Ross II, Jack DeNiff Ross and sister, Margaret Ross Hinton.

Bubba is survived by: his wife Judy Curry Ross; stepson and daughter-in-law, Michael and Paula Roy; stepson Mitchell Curry; granddaughter Crystal Curry and grandson Justin Curry.

Bubba is also survived by: his daughter Suzanne and her husband Kerry Gaddis of Lockhart; sons, Jack Ross and his wife Kathy of San Antonio and Clark and Julie Ross of Austin; grandchildren: Apryl Santana, Kassie Gaddis, Chad Gaddis, Kory Gaddis, Megan Ross, Mark Ross, Christie Ross, Lauren Ross and Melissa Ross; five great grandchildren and nephews and a niece.

A visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., October 28, 2013 at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Lockhart with family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., October 28, 2013 at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church with Pastor Rob Clopton, officiating. Serving as the pallbearers will be Roy Albertson, Dr. Tommy Coopwood, Kerry Gaddis, Dr. James "Potsy" Guckian, Chuck Hinton, Ross Hinton, Jimmy Schroeder and honorary pallbearer, David Hinton. The interment will follow immediately in at the Lockhart City Cemetery. All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main Street, Lockhart, Texas. (512)-398-2343.

Harold Wayne Kieke Class of 56

October 31, 1936
November 6, 2012 Plano

Harold Kieke, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away Nov. 6, 2012. His parents Otto & Stella Kieke predeceased him in death.

Harold Kieke, 76 of Plano, was born Oct. 31, 1936. He delighted in his family, his wife Ernestine Kieke and three children, Terry Arnett, Harold Kieke, Jr. and Ann Perrone. He had four grandchildren Michelle Arnett, Lucrezia Kieke, Anthony Perrone & Andrew Perrone. Also his brother John Kieke.

Harold grew up in Lockhart, TX, playing proudly on the Lockhart Lions football team. He received a football scholarship and attended Trinity University in San Antonio where he earned his degree. After serving as Lieutenant in the U S Army he worked as a regional manager for Luby’s Cafeteria a career spanning 32 years.

Harold was a loyal Plano Senior High football fan who attended most games from 1975- 2011. He also loved being on the lake and fishing.

Service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 9, 2012 at Harrell Funeral Home, Austin, TX. Burial will follow at Onion Creek Memorial Park.

Ruth New Hartley Class of 56


NEW HARTLEY, Leona Ruth, 73, homemaker, of Lockhart died Thursday. Survived by husband Greg. Services pending with Heart of Texas.

This is from the Austin American-Statesman Sep 16, 2011

David Dossey Class of 56

January 3, 1937 Victoria
December 3, 2010 Houston

David Ray Dossey, 73, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother & friend, born Sunday, January 3, 1937 in Victoria, Texas to Ernest Dossey & Minnie (Mason) Dossey; went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 3, 2010 in Houston, Texas with his loving family by his side. David has been a resident of the Crosby area for the last two years after moving from Arkansas. David a native Texan was raised in Lockhart, Texas where he graduated from Lockhart High School in 1956; later working for Pedernales Electric Coop. with whom he retired from as a district manager. While in Lockhart, David ministered at Staples Baptist Church & Clear Fork Baptist Church. In David’s free time he enjoyed hunting and fishing, but what he loved more than anything were the times he shared with his family who he loved so dearly. David will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

David is survived by his beloved wife of fifty-three years, Joyce Ann Dossey; two sons, Michael Dossey & wife Deborah and Kenneth Dossey & wife Bambi; grandchildren, Rebecca Dossey, Catherine Dossey, Hayley Dossey, Hannah Dossey, Hope Dossey and Hayden Dossey; great grandson, Isaac; brother, E.L. Dossey and numerous other family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Monday, December 6, 2010 from 5-8PM at Sterling White Funeral Home in the Chapel. A grave side service will be held Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 2:00PM at Mineral Spring Cemetery in Lockhart, Texas. Services have been entrusted to Sterling White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby Lynchburg Road, Highlands, Texas 77562.


November 15, 1937 San Marcos, Texas
July 11, 2009

HOUSTON � Gayle Grantham-Spencer passed away early Saturday morning, July 11, 2009, in her home after a hard fought second battle against cancer. Gayle was born on November 15th, 1937, in San Marcos, Texas. She was the daughter of Milton Charles and Olene Allen Pfeiffer. Gayle grew up in Maxwell, Texas. She attended Lockhart High School and graduated in 1956. Gayle was married to her high school sweetheart, A. Howard Grantham for 48 wonderful years. She later married Thomas Spencer and spent two happy hears with him before passing. Gayle is best remembered for her beauty, kindness, strength and the color red. She is preceded in death by her parents, first husband, and beloved dog Nicholas. Gayle is survived by her three children Amanda, Cheryl and Gary; grandchild Andre; second husband Thomas; cherished dog Puggy and many other wonderful family members and dear friends.

She was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Houston and a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Interfaith Ministries of Houston or the American Cancer Society.

A Memorial Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1320 Main St. in downtown Houston, Tuesday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held at Pennington Funeral Home in San Marcos on Wednesday, July 15th, from noon to 3 p.m.


B: 16 Aug 1938

D: 26 Aug 2008 San Antonio

Sue is buried in the Bateman Cemetery. No other information.


April 10, 2005 Lexington, Texas

Mr. Alejandro Cruz Sanchez, 67, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2005. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005 at First Lockhart Baptist Church (315 W. Prairie Lea). Burial followed in the Lockhart City Cemetery.

Mr. Sanchez is survived by his mother, Adela Mayo Sanchez; life partner, Nelda Spencer; sons, Sase Sanchez and wife, Karen, Beau Sanchez and wife, Jennifer, and Wade Sanchez; sisters, Alicia Botello, Velia Sanchez, Ruth Gonzales, Selma Cuellar and Lydia Ruiz; brothers, Joe Zapata and James Sanchez; grandchildren Stephen Sanchez, Sarah Sanchez, Noel Sanchez, and Ty Cruz Sanchez.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Phillip Torres, Ric Perez, Gabe Sanchez, Rudy Meza, Rick Spencer and Lang Spencer. Services under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son/DeLeon Funeral Home.


August 1, 1937 San Antonio, Texas
December 11, 2003 Converse, Texas

Pasco Martin Jr. Death Notice

MARTIN, Pasco Jr., 66, of San Antonio, formerly of Lockhart, died Thursday. Visitation 6 p.m. today, McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Lockhart City Cemetery.


August 5, 1938
February 11, 2002

Mrs. Emma Jean Pester Goode, 63, of Lockhart died February 11, 2002 at the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. Mrs. Goode was born August 5, 1938 in Troy, Texas to Bill and Ila Bozarth Pester.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. February 13, in the Chapel of Eeds Funeral Home with Rev. David Dossey officiating. Interment followed in the Bateman Cemetery in Bastrop County.

Mrs. Goode is survived by her sons, Kenneth Goode of Lockhart and Don Hemphill and his wife Sheri of Pflugerville; grandchidlren, Katelynn Goode, Dalton Goode, Matthew Hemphill, and Madison Hemphill. Mrs. Goode was preceded in death by her father, Bill Pester and her brother, Billy Don Pester.


April 18, 2001

Donald Ray Malicoat 62 of Houston died April 18, 2001. Preceded in death by father Raymond Malicoat and brother Carl Malicoat.

Survived by wife Betty Malicoat, Houston; mother Defphne Malicoat; children: Debra Beck and Donny Malicoat; Step-children LCDR Debra Duncan, Dan L. Gustafson, Gene Russell, Bill Duncan; brothers and sisters: Barbara Troxell, Nelta Strawn, Clarence Malicoat, Kaye Thomas and three grandchildren.

Visitation was Sunday April 22nd and funeral services were Monday, April 23rd at Houston National Cemetery. Arrangements by Deer Park Funeral Directors.

Thanks to Jolene for this obituary.


February 2, 1938
May 3, 2000

The Reverend Marvin Wesley Seeliger (Wes), 62, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston after a long illness.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Houston at the Hermann Park Chinese Pavilion by the Rose Garden. Claire Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements; his ashes will be scattered at a later date. Memorial gifts may be made to The Foundation for Contemporary Theology, 4027 Lanark Lane, Houston, Tx 77025.

Wes was born in Lockhart, Texas, February 2, 1938, to Florin Henry and Emma Rosener Seeliger. As a teenager in Lockhart he was a member of the First Methodist Church when the Reverend Lawrence K. Brown was pastor. Both Reverend Brown and his wife were influential in his decision to dedicate his life to the Church. . He was a graduate of Lockhart High School, the University of Texas (Austin), and the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest. He also attended Perkins School of Theology.

He was ordained at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in College Station where he was Chaplain to the Episcopal students at Texas A&M. In Houston he was Rector of the Church of the Advent and was the founder and Executive Director of the Foundation for Contemporary Theology at the time of his death.

Wes was also an artist, a cartoonist, and the author/illustrator of two books, One Inch from the Fence and Western Theology. For many years he wrote a newspaper column, "The Tall Texan."

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Ruth Wolfe Seeliger; stepmother, Alice Seeliger of New Braunfels; two children from a previous marriage to Jennifer Bown; son, Scott Seeliger of Austin and daughter Kim Seeliger Palermo and her husband Rock of Sulphur, Louisiana; stepdaughters, Michele Durant Lewandowski and her husband Bradley of Oxford, Michigan, and Christine Durant of Hpuston; sister, Sharon Seeliger Boynton and her husband Bob of Iowa City, Iowa; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather Boyce Ellison; stepson, Thomas Arthur Durant, and the aunt and uncle in whose home he was reared, Gussie and O. W. Vogel.

Our Age of Enormity by Wes Seeliger
Frontier Theology by Wes Seeliger
Rev. Ruth Seeliger


June 26, 1937 Caldwell County, Texas
April 2, 1999 Austin, Texas

Mr. John R. Zaleski, 61, of Lockhart died April 2, 1999 in Austin. Mr. John R. Zaleski was born June 26, 1937 in Caldwell County to Joseph and Antola Urbanski Zaleski. He was united in marriage to Wanda Voigt March 5, 1958 in Seguin. Mr. Zaleski was retired Maintenance Supervisor for the Texas Department of Transportation.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. April 6 in the Chapel of Eeds Funeral Home with Elder Joe Gonzales officiating. Interment followed in the Lockhart City Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Leroy Kanemeier, Ralph Salazar, Jimmy Petty, Eric Goertz, Domingo Fernandez and Luther Toungate.

Honorary pallbearers named were al the �Old Duffers.�

Mr. Zaleski is survived by his wife, Wanda Zaleski of Lockhart; sons, Rick Zaleski of Maxwell, and Tim Zaleski of Lockhart; sister and brother-in-law, Lee and James Noel of College Station; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Note: Johnny Zaleski left the Lockhart school system after 1952.

PERRY BAKER Class of 56

August 12, 1996

Perry D. Baker, 57, of Lytton Springs died Monday, Aug. 12, 1996. He was born on Jan. 2, 1939 in Driscoll, Texas, the son of Claude Delma and Edith Perry Baker.

He was a member of Lytton Springs Methodist Church and sang in the choir with the First United Methodist Church in Lockhart.

He was a member of SPEBSQSA and held various official positions, I.ytton Springs Cemetery Association, Lockhart Community Choir, Lockhart Community Theater and volunteer for various activities.

Survivors include his daughter, Cheryl Baird and husband Lee of Brownwood; step-mother, Nattie Baker Ratliff of Corpus Christi; step-sons John B. Blakewood of San Antonio and Brian B. Blakewood of Tucson., Arizona; brother, Bryce T. Baker and wife Sharon of New Braunfels; sisters, Glenda M. Baker and husband Thomas of McAllen and Juanda B. DeCoulaz and husband James of San Antonio; grandchildren Craig Ryan Baird and Will Clayton Baird and aunt, Theda Henry of Lake Texoma.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 16 at First United Methodist Church in Lockhart with Rev. Ann Locasio and Rev. Bruce Barrett officiating. Burial followed at Lytton Springs Cemetery near Lytton Springs.

Memorials may be made to Lytton Springs United Methodist Church, Rt. 1 Box 60, Dale, TX 78616; SPEBSQUSA, 6315 3rd Avenue, Kenosha, WI 5314-5199; Lytton Springs Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust, Maurine Coker, 787 Merritt Drive, Lockhart, TX 78644.

Funeral arrangements by McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart.


14 Feb 1995 Lake Jackson, Texas

Glenn Nolan Dressen, 56, of Lake Jackson passed away Feb. 14, 1995 at his home.

He obtained a degree in chemistry from Texas A&M and a degree in meteorology from Penn State. He came to Lake Jackson in 1963 and went to work for Dow Chemical Company as a chemist and has worked there for the past 31 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Yeager Dressen of Lake Jackson; three children, Clark and wife Kenda Dressen of Lake Jackson, Ellen Dressen of Houston, and Amy Dressen, a student at Texas A&M University; one grand- son, Trace Dressen of Lake Jackson; mother, Welsora Dressen of Lockhart; mother-in-law, Mrs. Arthur (Johanna) Yeager; one brother, Gene and wife Arvel Dressen of Portland, Texas; and one sister, Joyce Weeks of Greenville, Texas.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Lake Jackson with interment at 3 p.m. Friday at the Bryan City Cemetery with Rev. Harral Dunnam officiating.

Pallbearers were Gilbert Schivner, Wiley Barton, Tommy Bacon, A.C. (Bud) Shoults, and John Nowlin.

Family requests memorials to the First United Methodist Church of Lake Jackson.

Funeral arrangements by Freeport-Lakewood Funeral Home, Lake Jackson.

November 2000:

From Texas A&M: Elsie Dressen, wife of the late Glenn Dressen, writes that they have three children. Clark Dressen A&M Class of '87, Ellen Dressen, A&M Class of '92 and Amy (Dresen) Terrell A&M Class of '98, and two grand children.

BOBBY BROWN Class of 56

December 19, 1990

Bobby Wayne Brown, 53, of Valentine, formerly of Lockhart died Dec. 19, 1990 in E1 Paso.

Mr. Brown was born in Luling and lived in Lockhart. He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1956. He attended Texas A&I University in Kingsville and received a BS in Agronomy in 1960 and a BS in Education in 1961.

After teaching science for four years at Robstown, he began post-graduate work at SWTSU in San Marcos.

In 1968 he began teaching science at Lockhart Junior High School. In 1984 he and his wife and son moved to the Davis Mountains to begin teaching at the community of Valentine.

In addition to his professional life his interests ranged from gardening, astronomy, history and river rafting.

Mr. Brown loved life and will be remembered for bringing humor to any and all situations. He was honest and modeled his beliefs to those around him. All of his students learned from his teaching.

He was a real person to his students. He listened to them and found some way to make them laugh and touch their lives.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Ann and son, Scotty, 15, of Valentine; his mother, Aleene Brown of Lockhart; his brother, Billy Brown of San Antonio and his grandmother, Mrs. J.R. Green of Seguin


Burial Records .. Lockhart Municipal Burial Park

David D. Schulze
Captain U.S. Army 1965-1967

Buried next to parents Richard Schulze (1897-1986) and Olivia Schulze (1898-1964)


Patricia Louise Pond Scott

Birth 9 Sep 1937 Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Oct 1976 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Lockhart Municipal Burial Park Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas, USA
Plot NE -2, 38
"Find a Grave": Memorial ID 69962214

Spouse: Leonard Wayne Scott 1938
Married: 27 Aug 1960 Lockhart, Caldwell Co., TX
Parents: Merle Glenn Pond 1906 - 1973 and Virginia Elizabeth Moore Pond 1910 - 1987
Children: Kelly Lynn Scott 1964, Leonard Wade Scott 1966 and Bradford Glenn Scott 1967
She graduated from Lockhart High School (1956) and North Texas University (1960).

HUNTER HILL Class of 56

B:9 Oct 1938 Texas
D:12 Jun 1975 McCullough County, Texas

Henry Hunter Hill worked at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratories in California. He was killed in a single car accident. Hunter was married to M. "Belle" Isabel and they had one child, Lou. He is buried at the Guaje Pines Cemetery, Los Alamos County, California.


January 15, 1936 Rosanky, Texas
February 10, 1963 Smithville, Texas

Vernon Musick left the Lockhart school system after 1952.

Vernon Howard Musick, Sr

Birth 15 Jan 1936 Rosanky, Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Feb 1963 Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Burial Delhi Cemetery Delhi, Caldwell County, Texas, USA
"Find a Grave" Memorial ID 22199242

When Vernon Howard Musick was born on January 15, 1936, in Rosanky, Texas, his father, John, was 35 and his mother, Adell, was 26. He had two sons and one daughter with Ethel Faye Woody between 1957 and 1962. He died on February 10, 1963, in Smithville, Texas, at the age of 27, and was buried in Caldwell, Texas.

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