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August 6th, 2015

Gloria Lujan

Gloria Lujan, 85, of Marfa passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in El Paso.

She was born February 6, 1930 in south Presidio County. She was a domestic worker. She married Gilberto L. Lujan and they lived in Marfa for many years.

She enjoyed playing the piano, working in the …


August 6th, 2015

Van Lyle, the longtime director of dining services at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, passed away this week in a Dallas hospital after a short illness.

A memorial is 2pm Saturday, August 15 at the First Christian Church of Plano, 813 East 15th Street, (972) 423-3260.

On behalf of the Sul Ross community, …


August 6th, 2015

Joanne Julie Gill, 72, of Terlingua passed away at Medical Center Hospital of Odessa on Friday, July 31, 2015.

She was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 27, 1943 to Floyd and Leona Dallaire. Joanne married Archie Gill in Michigan on September 9, 1967.

She was a loving mother, wife, and homemaker.

Survivors are …

Kinzie memorial August 14 at Sul Ross

August 6th, 2015

Roger Kinzie

FORT DAVIS and ALPINE – Memorial services for Roger Kinzie, 61 of Fort Davis,  will be at 7 pm, Aug. 14 at Marshall Auditorium on the Sul Ross State University campus.

Kinzie, well known throughout West Texas for his active participation in high school and college athletics where he volunteered …

Roger Kinzie

July 16th, 2015

Roger William Kinzie, 61, of Fort Davis, well known to many throughout West Texas for decades of officiating high school athletic events, passed away July 9, 2015, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.

Roger Kinzie

Born January 15, 1954 to Patricia Kinzie Watts in Cleburne, he was a long-time Fort Davis resident.

He was a 1972 …

Teodoro Lujan

July 16th, 2015

Teodoro “Ted” Galindo Lujan, 75, of Alpine passed away at Big Bend Regional Medical Center on Friday, July 10, 2015.

Rosary will be recited at 7pm Friday, July 17 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10am Saturday, July 18 at the church. Burial will be in Holy …

Father Mel La Follettee

July 16th, 2015

The Rev. Melvin Walker La Follette was born In Evansville, Indiana, on September 7, 1930. He lived all of childhood in Ridgeville, Indiana. His father, Melvin Lester La Follette, was an electrician for the local telephone company who lost his job during the Great Depression. Because of this, his mother, Genevieve Farr La Follette, found employment as the first …

Florence Halpern

July 11th, 2015

Florence Forchheimer Halpern, a member of an Alpine pioneer merchant family, passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of Friday, July 10, 2015 at her Alpine home. She was 95.

Florence Halpern

A memorial service is 10am Tuesday, July 14 in the Alpine Memorial Funeral Home Geeslin chapel with burial in Elm Grove …

Angela Dominguez

July 9th, 2015

Angela B. Dominguez, 89, of Alpine went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Alpine.

Rosary will be at 9:30am Saturday, July 11 and the memorial Mass at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa. Holy burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery in Marfa.

Angela Dominguez

Angela …

Fr. Mel La Follette

July 9th, 2015

Fr. Mel La Follette, 84, of Redford, passed away the morning of July 4, 2015 in an Odessa hospital.

Father Mel, as he was affectionately known up and down the Rio Grande on both sides of the border, was a retired Episcopal priest who came to Redford in 1984.

Fr. Mel La Follettee

He was …

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