In memory of our classmates who are no longer with us...
  You are in our hearts, you are not forgotten...
     We remember you with joy, and smile of times remembered.
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As of June 25, 2021....

MARY BETH KUNKEL* - 1987                            LEO TREVINO - 2014
FRANK LEYBA* - 1989                                          ROSENDO DELEON - 2015
EDWARD MATA* - 1993                                       MARK OLSON – 2016
BO WOODARD - 1996                                            DARREL DECAL - 2016
DOUG CLEVELAND - 2000                                  JOHN RIVAS - 2016
JOHN CORKILL - 2001                                          NOE ALFARO - 2017
LEO WALKER - 2005                                             STEVE CADENA - 2018
DAVID STEEN - 2007                                            DELFINO HINOJOSA - 2019
LARRY SAUNDERS - 2010                                   JOHNNY YUMA - 2020

 

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Johnny Yuma

1968 - 2020

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Johnny Yuma, 52, of Kingsville, TX passed away July 6, 2020 in Corpus Christi, TX.
He was born on November 1, 1967 in Kingsville, TX.
He was a retired laborer.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Yuma Jr; paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Jose (Rufina) Yuma; maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Felipe (Josefa V.) Lucio.
Survivors include his mother, Eloisa L. Yuma of Kingsville; fiancé, Maria Trevino of Kingsville; two sisters, Linda (Arturo) Rodriguez of Rio Grande City, and Denise (Bill) Rosenauer of Riviera; one brother, Paul Yuma of Calallen; two nieces, Stephanie Yuma and Christina (Claudio) Romero; and two nephews, Arturo (Denise) Rodriguez III, and A.J. Parras.
Visitation will be held on Thurs., 07-09-2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be held on Thurs., 07-09-2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Fri., 07-10-2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Paulson officiating.
Burial will follow at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home.

https://www.ramirezsalinasfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Johnny-Yuma/#!/Obituary

 

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Delfino Hinojosa

1968 - 2019

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Delfino Hinojosa age, 52, went to be with Our Lord on February 2, 2019, he was surrounded by his beloved family. He was born on April 3, 1966, to Olivero P. Hinojosa Sr. and Elisa Ornelas Hinojosa.
Delfino was raised in Kingsville, TX, and became a self-contractor in the construction business. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Delfino will be loved and missed by all that knew him.
Delfino is preceded in death by his father and a sister, Amelda Garcia; maternal grandparents, Delfino and Eloisa Ornelas; paternal grandparents; Benito and Petra Hinojosa.
Delfino is survived by His mother, Elisa O. Hinojosa; children, Noah L. Hinojosa (Angelica), Nicholas Hinojosa, Nathan Hinojosa, Sara Elisa Hinojosa, and 2 grandchildren; Brothers and Sisters, Olivero Hinojosa Jr. (Emma), Thelma L. Bustamante, Irma Gutierrez (Leo), Myrna Holland (Larry), Daniel Hinojosa (Monica); numerous Nieces, Nephews, Aunts and Uncles.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at St Martin's Catholic Church and service will conclude at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK.73123, in behalf of Delfino Hinojosa.

https://www.turcottepipermortuary.com/obituary/Delfino-Hinojosa

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Steve Cadena

1968 - 2018

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Estevan Cadena, age 49, went to be with Our Lord on January 19th, 2018. He was born on June 8, 1968 to Eduardo Cadena and Maria Elva Castillo in Alice, Texas.
Steve was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He had worked for Celanese as an operator for many years. He loved spending time with his family; BBQing was his passion when not working. He loved being a grandfather ''Gpaw'' to his grandson. Steve enjoyed going to the Spurs games, Astros games and going to music concerts which were just a few things he loved to do. Steve will be dearly missed by his family and his extended Celanese family
He survived by his beloved family, wife, Rebecca Cadena of 29 years; One, son Estevan Cadena Jr. of Kingsville, TX; two daughters, Crystal (Jeremiah) Marie Cadena of Kingsville, TX, Clarissa Annette Cadena of Kingsville, TX.; two brothers, Eduardo (Gavanda) Cadena, Jr. of Bishop, TX., Enrique (Shelly) of McAllen, TX.; one sister, Ester (Tito) Rocha of Kingsville, TX.; one grandson, Jeremiah Hesler, Jr. of Kingsville, TX.; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and a host of friends.
Visitation will be on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Turcotte Piper Mortuary. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening. A Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Martins Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

https://www.turcottepipermortuary.com/obituary/Estevan-Cadena

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Noe Alfaro

1968 - 2017

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Noe Tijerina Alfaro, 48, of Kingsville, TX passed away February 23, 2017 in Kingsville, TX.
He was born on August 26, 1968 in Kingsville, TX.
He was a retired surveyor with various construction companies in the surrounding areas. He was known as “The Outdoorsman” in the Coastal Bend area.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Victoriano and Maria Aminta Tijerina; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Atanacio and Narcisa Alfaro.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Evaristo and Martha Alfaro of Kingsville; Fiance , Leticia Harborth of Kingsville; two brothers, Evaristo (Veronica) Alfaro Jr. of Kingsville, and Fred (Becky) Alfaro of Beckville, TX; two sons, Kristopher Alfaro of Kingsville, and Nicolas Alfaro of Stockholm, ME; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Mon., 02-27-2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Templo Betel Assembly of God -628 E. Richard.
A Religious Service was held on Mon., 02-27- 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Templo Betel Assembly of God.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tues., 02-28-2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Templo Betel Assembly of God with Reverend Manuel Garza officiating.
Burial will follow at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home

https://www.ramirezsalinasfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Noe-Alfaro/#!/Obituary



 

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Darrel Decal

1968 - 2016

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Darrel Gene Decal age 48, of Kingsville went to be with our Lord on March 27, 2016 in San Antonio.
He was born January 21, 1968 in San Diego, California to Edilberto Decal and Diana M. Zapata.
Darrel was a former IT Associate for Walmart.
He is preceded in death by his mother Diana. M. Zapata, his sister Gloria Jean Decal and his grandparents Jose and Otilia Munoz
He is survived by one sister, Carmen (Rick) Falcon of Kingsville, six brothers Ed Decal of Royce City, TX., Steven (Lupita) Decal of Sugarland, TX., Henry (Valerie) Decal of Fort Hood, TX., John Zapata of Sedalia Missouri, Peter Perez of Kingsville and Alex Decal, his stepfather David Zapata, three nieces, seven nephews, one great niece, one great nephew, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Services are entrusted at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary.

https://www.turcottepipermortuary.com/obituary/Darrel-Decal
 

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John Rivas

1966 - 2016

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John I. Rivas, age 49, a resident of Corpus Christi, Texas and a former resident of Kingsville, Texas passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 in Corpus Christi. He was born July 25, 1966 in Corpus Christi to Ismael Amador Rivas and Maria Guadalupe Cantu Rivas.
John was a graduate of H.M. King High School. Mr. Rivas was a former employee of the Kingsville and Corpus Christi Wal-Mart, Corpus Christ and employed at both stores for 16 years. He was a member of El Shaddia Church, Corpus Christi.
Mr. Rivas was preceded in death by his father, Ismael Amador Rivas.
John is survived by his wife of five years of marriage, Delilah Balboa-Rivas of Corpus Christi; mother, Maria Guadalupe Cantu Hasette (Robert) of Kingsville; one daughter, Erica Lynn Schaefer (Russell) of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Belinda Marie Vela (Orlando) and Selina Ann Rivas, both of Kingsville; one granddaughter, Avary Rose Schaefer of San Antonio; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. A prayer service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas.

https://www.turcottepipermortuary.com/obituary/John-Rivas
 

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Mark Olson

1968 - 2016

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Mark Alan Olson, 48, died on March 22, 2016 in Kingsville. He was born Feb. 29, 1968 to Thomas and Martha Olson in Kingsville. Mark worked as a paramedic for many years in Houston and Corpus Christi.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas L. Olson.
He is survived by his wife, Nova J. Olson of Corpus Christi; three children from a former marriage, Allison N. Olson, Abigail E. Olson and Jacob A. Olson of Indianapolis, Ind.; and his mother, Martha J. Olson.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel in Kingsville.
 
http://www.kingsvillerecord.com/obituaries/mark-alan-olson/article_80c65726-0125-11e6-bf82-ff37835b2278.html

 

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Rosendo DeLeon

1967 - 2015

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Rosendo DeLeon, 47, of Jacksonville died May 14,2015 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
A funeral service will be held at 12:30pm, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Infant of Prague Catholic Church with Father Jeffrey Bowker officiating. Burial will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Military honors. 
He was retired from the United States Marine Corps having served in Afghanistan and Iraq. While in the United States Marine Corps he served three years as a Mortaman, six years as an Infantry Unit Leader and two years and eleven months as a Recruiter. Some of the awards he received while in the military are as follows: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Combat Action Ribbon (3rd Award), Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4th Award), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Marine Security Guard Ribbon, Sea service Deployment Ribbon (7th Award) Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), Armed Forces Service Medal, Joint Meritorious unit Award (3rd Award), Nato Medal-ISAF Afghanistan, Meritorious Mast, Letter of Appreciation (2nd Award), Certificate of Commendation (Individual Award), Certificate of Appreciation (7th Award), Meritorious Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal commences 20090303 SER: 31340-2011-0058.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra DeLeon. Son, John Ross DeLeon and daughter, Ashley Nicole DeLeon all of the home. Parents, Martin and Olinda DeLeon of Kingsville,TX. Brothers, Pete DeLeon and Paulino DeLeon both of Kingsville,TX. Sisters, Lisa DeLeon, Christina DeLeon, and Marie DeLeon all of Kingsville, TX. 
The family will receive friends 3:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, May 20,2015 at Johnson Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Focus Marines Foundation, Attn: Sheri, 1880 Schluersburg Road Augusta, MO 63332
www.focusmarinesfoundation.org 

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/en-ca/obituaries/jacksonville-nc/rosendo-deleon-6446784
 

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Leo Trevino

1968 - 2014

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Leonel Trevino, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the age of 45 years.  He was born on April 25, 1968, in Refugio, Texas, to Leonel Trevino, Sr. and Patricia Lavern Luster Trevino.  He loved watching movies, reading, building Legos, and helping his family.
He is survived by his mother and father; siblings, Dalia, David and wife Linda, Tammy Budziak and husband Richard, Roman Gabriel and wife Dana, Christopher, Daniel Clifford and wife Summer, and Robert Fileman; 8 nieces and nephews; as well as many more loving friends and family.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy, where a rosary will be recited at 1:00 p.m. with Deacon Art Chin-Fatt reciting.  Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, in Katy, with Rev. David Garnier, Celebrant.
 

https://www.schmidtfuneralhome.net/obituary/6727745?fh_id=16103
 

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Larry Saunders

1967 - 2010

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Larry Gene Saunders of Sugarland passed away on September 11, 2010 at the age of 42. He was born on September 13, 1967 in Corpus Christi to Charles F. Saunders, Jr. and Nelda Riffe.

He is survived by his mother, Nelda Saunders of Utopia; three sisters, Peggy Lancaster and husband, Shelby of Sugarland; Laura Kowalewski and husband, Eric of Richmond, TX; and Angela Maltby and husband, Lance of Angleton, TX; one brother, Shelby R. Lancaster, Jr. and wife, Stephanie of Sugarland; nieces and nephews, Ashley, Amber, and Ariel Kowalewksi; and Nathan and Natalie Maltby. He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Bobby Jack Saunders; and nephew, Nicholas Eldon Maltby.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Utopia Baptist Church with burial to follow in Waresville Cemetery, Utopia, TX. Funeral arrangements are by Rushing-Estes- Knowles Mortuary, Uvalde, TX.

https://www.rekfunerals.com/obituary/Larry-Saunders


 

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David Steen

1966 - 2007

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David W. Steen

GEORGE WEST -- David Wade Steen, a truck driver and laborer for Floyd Clifton, died Aug. 26, 2007. He was 40.

Survivors include four stepsons, B.J. Schiebel and Ben, Chris and Mark Wilkerson, all of Belton; his parents, Joyce Ann and Thomas Rodney Steen Sr. of Kingsville; two brothers, Thomas Rodney Steen Jr. of Dallas and Carlton Lee Steen of Bishop; a sister, Rebecca Sue Nowlin of Kingsville; and his grandparents, Tom and Pearline Hines of George West.

Prayer services will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers. Services will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 30 at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in George West Cemetery.
 

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Leo Walker

1967 - 2005

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Leo Albert Walker IV, 37, passed away on February 12, 2005 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
He was born on July 26, 1967 to Linda and Buddy Walker and raised in Kingsville, Texas.
Leo was a loving father, to two beautiful daughters, Shelby and Samantha. He attended H.M. King High School and Texas Military School in San Antonio, Texas. He moved to Corpus Christi in 1987.
Leo was employed by and was active in the family business, Buddy Walker Furnishings. Leo loved sports and was an avid fan of the Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. Leo also loved hunting and the outdoors. He will always be remembered by his devotion to his friends, and he always managed to keep in touch with each and every one of them. Most of all Leo loved his two daughters and he was a devoted father.
Leo is survived by his children, Shelby Eliese and Samantha Nicole Walker; his parents, Buddy and Linda Walker, brother, Bradley Scott Walker and his niece, Taylor Denea Walker; and his aunt, Jean Walker of Kingsville, Texas.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 from 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. at Seaside Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at Seaside Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 1:00 p.m.
Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Driscoll Children's Hospital in memory of Leo Walker.
 

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17890072/leo-albert-walker
 

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John Corkill

1967 - 2001

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John M. Corkill 
   KINGSVILLE - John M. Corkill died May 16, 2001. He was 33. 
   Survivors include his wife, Lupita; his parents, Sara and Paul Corkill Jr. of Kingsville; a sister, Angela Norwood of Greenville, S.C.; and his grandparents, Juan Segovia and Anita Maldonado, both of Corpus Christi, and Bertha Corkill of Benavides. 
   Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. May 18 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary. Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. May 19 at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. 

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Doug Cleveland

1967 - 2000

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Doug was born December 9, 1967 in Lafayette, Louisiana to Bob and Joann Cleveland. In 1993 he married his longtime love Kenda Thompson.
He graduated from Texas A&M University-Kingsville with a degree in Communications in 1995 and was employed by PrimeTime Newspapers in San Antonio. The couple had a son in 1997. Doug never met a stranger, always had time for a kind word or deed and loved singing Christian music and telling people about his Lord. His character is best described in 1 Peter 3:4 which says, "but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God."
On May 5 2000, his wife's birthday, Doug was told that the lump on his neck was cancer. After a rapid deterioration Doug went peacefully to be with his Lord on December 10, 2000 the day after his 33rd birthday.
   Doug Cleveland, an employee of PrimeTime Newspapers in San Antonio, died Dec. 10, 2000. He was 33. Survivors include his parents, Bob and Joann Cleveland of Corpus Christi; a sister, Melissa Cleveland-Calvert of Houston; and his grandmother, Modene Green of Corpus Christi. 
 Services will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 16 in Annaville Baptist Church. Graveside services will be at noon Dec. 18 in Evergreen Cemetery, Devine.  Sawyer-George Funeral Home 

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11275640/robert-doug-cleveland

 

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Bo Woodard

1966 - 1996

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Boris L. Woodard, age 30, A resident of Kingsville, Texas, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 1996, in Kingsville. Mr. Woodard was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church.
He is survived by his mother, Betty Henderson of Kingsville, stepfather, Wesley Henderson of Kingsville; father, Herman S. Woodard of the Philippines; three brothers, Terrell S. Woodard, Chris B. Woodard and Brad L. Woodard, all of Kingsville; one sister, Willye J. Robinson of Kingsville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 24, 1996, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church with Rev. Idotha Battle officiating. Burial will follow in Kingsville at Santa Gertrudis Cemetery.

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Edward Mata

1967 - 1993

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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/202230017/edward-leal-mata
 

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Frank Leyba

1968 - 1989

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MaryBeth Kunkel

1968 - 1987

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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/144355167/mary-beth-kunkel
 

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