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Obituaries

Felix Rivera Jr.

August 14th, 2014

Felix “Hawk-eye” Rivera Jr., 57, departed this earth on his journey to be with his Lord on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his residence in Odessa, surrounded by his loved ones.

Felix Rivera Jr.

He was born in Alpine on May 5, 1957 to Felix Rivera Sr. and Martha (Rodriguez) Martinez.

Felix lived life to …

Frank Schaaf

August 14th, 2014

Frank J. Schaaf, 52, of Willimantic, Connecticut and formerly of Presidio, peacefully passed away on August 7, 2014.

He grew up in Lyman, Connecticut, graduating from Lyman Memorial High School in 1979.

He is survived by his sister Natascha and her husband Joe Harris of Marfa and by many family members and friends. His parents preceded him …

Gerald Scott

August 14th, 2014

Gerald Vincent Scott of Van Horn and formerly of Alpine passed from this life on August 9, 2014 from complications following leukemia treatment in El Paso.

Gerald Scott

A celebration of Gerald’s life will be hosted by his family at 1106 West Broadway in Van Horn at 2pm Saturday, August 16.

He was born March …

Baudilio Hernandez

August 7th, 2014

Baudilio “Lilo” J. Hernandez, 78, of Miami, Arizona, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in Mesa, Arizona.

Baudiio Hernandez

He was born in Presidio on August 10, 1935, the son of Maria Jesusita (Morales) and Baudilio A Hernandez. He was the youngest of six children.

Lilo was well known in the community and helped out …

Marie Hilger-Cantwell

August 7th, 2014

Former longtime Alpine resident Maudie Marie Hillger-Cantwell, 101, passed away July 1, 2014 in Port Townsend’s Seaport Landing, Washington.

She was born July 21, 1912 to Harry and Eula Hill.

She was known as “Marie,” and affectionately referred to as “Sis” by 10 siblings and a host of nieces and nephews; and lovingly called “Mema” by many …

Michael Ohl

August 7th, 2014

Michael Sanchez Ohl, 26, of Andrews and formerly of Marfa, passed away July 25, 2014.

Michael Ohl

Michael was born January 10, 1988 to Richard Scott Ohl and Carmelina Sanchez.

Michael attended school in Marfa and later Terlingua.

He loved to fish, garden and barbeque with his girlfriend Betsy Sifuentes of Ralls, Texas, his sister Bianca …

Jose ‘Lalo’ Jimenez

August 1st, 2014

Presidio native and longtime Marfa resident Jose E. “Lalo” Jimenez, 81, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Reeves County Hospital in Pecos.

Jose ‘Lalo’ Jimenez

Rosary will be recited at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa at 11am Saturday, August 2, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at noon, officiated by Fr. …

Runkles

July 31st, 2014

Jack R. Runkles

Jack R. Runkles, 91, of San Angelo, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Jack was born September 4, 1922, to Rhodes R. Runkles and Ona Mann Runkles in San Angelo.

He graduated from San Angelo High School in 1941. He was the captain of the 1941 track team. He enrolled in Texas …

Sakihara

July 31st, 2014

Toshi Sakihara

Toshi Sakihara, the co-owner of the restaurant Cochineal in Marfa, died very gently in the Austin Hospice with family at his side on Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was 61 and had battled his cancer valiantly and with dignity.

He was born February 18, 1953 on the 11-square-mile island of Yonaguni, of …

Humphreys memorial service Saturday

July 31st, 2014

Barbara Clark Humphreys

A memorial service for Barbara Clark Humphreys is scheduled for 2pm Saturday, August 2, at the First Baptist Church of Marfa with private interment in the Marfa Cemetery.

Barbara Clark Humphreys peacefully left her earthly life and joined her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 27, 2014, six weeks before her …

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