Vernon Engelholm
Today,10AM


(CALDWELL) Vernon Engelholm, 71, of Belton, died Sunday, at a Temple Hospital. Services will be held at 10AM Today in Salem Lutheran Church near Rosebud with Burial to follow in Barclay Cemetery. Mr. Engelholm was born December 14 in Rosebud and graduated from Rosebud High School in 1964. He retired from Wilson Art in Temple and was presently employed at Rosebud Feed and Grain. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. Survivors include:

Wife:
       Linda Engelholm of Belton

Daughters:
       Cristen Tamez and husband Pete of Rosebud
       Alicia Fields and husband Kyle of Clifton

Step-son:
       Kevin Brown and wife Janie of Belton

Step daughter:
       Laurie Mills and husband David of Temple

Brother:
       Conrad Engelholm of Corsicana

Sister:
       Elnora Schwake of Robinson

He is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud will be in charge of arrangements.


Daylon Kimani Thomas
Today,1PM


(Cameron) Daylon Kimani Thomas, 18, of Cameron died June 12th. A celebration of life honoring Daylon is set for 1pm Today at First Baptist Church in Cameron. Visitation will be held from 12-1PM at First Baptist Church in Cameron.

Glenn Mack Funeral Home in Hearne will be in charge of arrangements.


Carolyn Elizabeth Beran
Friday, 10:30AM


(Thrall) Carolyn Elizabeth Beran, 74 of Thrall, died June 16. Services will be 10:30AM Friday, June 23 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor with a reception to follow at the church fellowship hall. Carolyn was born in Taylor where she graduated from Taylor High School in 1961, where she was one of the top ten honor graduates in her class. Soon after, she accepted a position as a purchaser with the Texas Department of Transportation, where she worked until she retired in 1995. Survivors include:

Husband
              Carl

Daughters
              Kathy Beran
              Cynthia Harrison and husband Bobby
              Cindy MaCuk and husband Ben
              Carla Clegg and husband Brian

Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Providence Funeral Home in Taylor is in charge of arrangements.


Clyde Wayne Poehl Sr.
Friday,10AM


(CALDWELL) Clyde Wayne Poehl Sr, 77 of Lufkin died Saturday. Services will be 11AM Friday at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in the Caldwell Masonic Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Chapel. Mr. Poehl was a retired route supervisor for Rainbow Bakery. Suvivors include:

Wife:
       Joy Oliver Poehl

Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home of Caldwell will be in charge of arrangements.


James Fred Kaatz
Friday,11AM


(CAMERON)James Fred Kaatz, 90, of Woodway, formerly of Buckholts, died Tuesday in a Woodway nursing facility. Services will be 11AM Friday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with burial to follow in the Hope Lutheran Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6-8PM Today at the funeral home. Mr. Kaatz was a retired repairman for Bell Telephone, was born in Buckholts. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Survivors include:

Son:
       James Kaatz of Mississippi


Daughter       :
       Alisa Ried of Del Valle

2 grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild, and 6 great grandchildren also survive.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.


Vaclav John (V.J.) Hajda
Friday,2PM


(TAYLOR)Vaclav John (V.J.) Hajda, 94, of Taylor and formerly of Granger Tuesday. Visitation will be held on Today from 6-8PM with a rosary at 7PM at the Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. A Celebration of Life Mass will be held on Friday at 2PM at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Granger with Burial to follow at the Calvary Cemetery. V.J. proudly served his country as an infantry marksman in World War II under General George Patton. During his service he was awarded the Purple Heart, two Bronze Campaign Stars, European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Victory Ribbon, American Theatre Ribbon, and Good Conduct Ribbon. He was a lifetime member of Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Granger Knights of Columbus, serving as Treasurer and as a Trustee, the KJT, the SSCM Czech Choir in the early 1960’s and 1970’s, and the SSCM Senior Choir. He also served as a Director of the Granger Blackland Coop Gin. Survivors include :

Children:
       Wesley Hajda and wife Henrietta
       Theresa Hajda and Jerry David
       Michael Hajda and wife Sally
       Anne Shirocky and husband Alan

Sister:
       Martha Cervenka

Brother:
       Louis Hajda, Jr. and wife Loretta

Sisters-in-law:
       Agnes Kurtin and Lydia Kurtin

Seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Providence Funeral Home of Taylor will be in charge of arrangements.


John A. Donath Sr.
Saturday,1PM


(ROSEBUD)John A. Donath Sr., 77, of Rosebud, died Tuesday at a Rosebud Nursing Home. Services will be held at 1PM Saturday in Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud with burial to follow in Powers Chapel Cemetery near Rosebud.Visitation will be held from 6-8PM Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Donath was born in Rosebud and lived in Rosebud and Baytown all of his life. He graduated from Rosebud High School in 1958. He owned Nursery’s in Baytown and Rosebud and attended Cedar Springs Baptist Church and New Salem Baptist Church. Survivors include:

Wife:
       Rosalie Donath of Rosebud

Sons:
       John A Donath Jr. of Phoenix, AZ
       Robert Donath and wife Diana of Baytown

2 Grandchildren also survive.
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud will be in charge of arrangements.


Cirilo Castillo, Jr.
Saturday,7PM



(CAMERON) Cirilo Castillo, Jr., 23, of Cameron, died Sunday in Rockdale due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Services will be Saturday at St. Monica’s Catholic Church with burial to follow in the St. Monica’s Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8PM with a rosary being recited at 7PM at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Mr. Castillo was born March 30, 1994 in Temple. He was currently serving in the U. S. Air Force. He was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church. Survivors include:

Parents

Grandmother:
       Antonia Reyes of Minerva

Brother:
       Alejandro Castillo

Sisters:
       Azucena Castillo
       Adriana Castillo
       Maria de Jesus Castillo

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.


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