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Page 2C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press June 5, 2013 + BRAUTIGAM Dorothy Brautigam, age 86, of Wharton died Monday, May 27, 2013 at a Wharton hospital following a sudden illness. She was born on May 9, 1927 in Queens NewYork, a daughter of the late George and Josephine Gluczek Bilo- gur. Dorothy was raised in New York and graduated from high school there. She mar- ried Elmer Brautigam on May 28, 1946 in NewYork City. He preceded her in death on July 14, 2002. She was a devoted wife and homemaker all her life. Dorothy enjoyed going to casinos, either in Vegas or Louisiana. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Jean Ann Brautigam and son, Thomas Brautigam. Following cremation, pri- vate memorial services will be held at a later date. Survivors include her daughters, Randy Smith and husband, Dave of Wharton, and Patrice Jewell of Hous- ton, son, John Brautigam and wife, Martha of Buda, grandchildren, Donald, Kylie, Matt, Amie and Shannon, and great-grandchildren, Shelby, Avery, Chloe, Elise, Alden and Liam. In lieu of usual remem- brances the family requests memorials to Stray Pet Outreach Team, PO Box 642, Pierce, Texas, 77467. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Wharton Funeral Home. HERNANDEZ Our beloved Julian O. Her- nandez, born June 19, 1941, was called by our heavenly Father June 3, 2013. He was born in Creed- moor, Texas. He served in the Army and Army Reserve Unit. He retired from the Texas Highway Department as a printer. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Santa Cruz Church, a mem- ber of the Monday Prayer group at Santa Paul's Catho- lic Church and also a volun- teer at the Saint Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. He leaves behind his beloved family to cherish his memory. The love of his life, wife Rebecca (married since August 11, 1968) and beloved son Juan Carlos and beloved grandson Carlos Rene. He is also survived by two sisters, Natalia Pulido and Maria Flores and two brothers, Edward and Luis Hernandez (Frances) and numerous nieces, nephews and cous- ins. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter Monica, parents Juan and Juanita Hernandez, four brothers and two sisters. Rosary will be Wednes- day, June 5, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Harrell Funeral Home, Kyle. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 6 at Santa Cruz Catholic Church in Buda with interment at Assumption Cemetery in Austin. The family would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Brodie Ranch Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Hospice Austin, Doctor Nader and Doctor Alamia. HERRERA Rachel Romero Herrera, just four days shy of her 56th birthday, of Kyle, passed away Monday, June 3,2013. On June 7, 1957 the world was blessed with a little girl named Raquel. Born to Rafael Romero and Maria Teresa Castillo she was a beautiful gift and a protec- tive sister to brothers Ricky, Ralph, Rocky, Ramiro, Roger, and her two sisters, Susie and Rosemary. Rachel grew up to be a fascinating wife and mother who everybody loved and adored. She created two kids, Melissa and Frankie, and showed them more love than could fill up ten lifetimes. She was married to Nick Herrera, who fought along with her during the dif- ficult times, always holding her hand. Rachel's gift in life was to make people feel safe, warm and loved. She was the rock in the family, and in- credibly funny. Rachel always had her own way of making a joke and making somebody feel better in an instant. She was the glue that held ev- erybody together even when she started to get sick. Rachel put up a courageous fight for over eight years to be with her family and to see her kids and grandchildren, Alana, Jayden and Frankie grow up. If Rachel had to be summed up in one word it would LOVE. This brave and strong woman can now pick up her feet and relax after the fight she put up. Rachel loved her family so much, and her love will carry on forever. The Rosary will be re- cited at 7:00 p.m. on Thurs- day, June 6, 2013 at Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle. The Mass will be celebrated at 10:00a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013 at St. Anthony's Catho- lic Church in Kyle. Burial will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale. Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C The annual meeting of the Barton Cemetery Association will be held Sunday, June 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the cemetery. Contributions for the upkeep of the cemetery are appreci- ated and can be mailed to Paula Michaud, P. O. Box 1137, Buda, TX 78610. Birthday wishes go out to Kathy Watson on June 7, Bill Bates on June 8, and Shirley Battles on June 10. The Ellisons, Sybil and Ed- die, will celebrate their 55th anniversary on June 7. Another school year is over, much to the delight of thousands of kids as well as their teachers. Graduat- ing seniors will be receiv- ing diplomas starting with Lehman High School on Wednesday, June 5, at 8 p.m. at Shelton Stadium, Live Oak Academy at 3 p.m. on Thurs- day, June 6 at the Performing Arts Center and Hays High School at 8 p.m. at Shelton Stadium on June 6. Have a safe and fun sum- mer. + ROBINSON Linda Gall Robinson, 59, of Buda, left this earth to be an Angel in Heaven on Saturday, June 1, 2013. She was born in Center, Texas, on May4, 1954 to Thomas Wiggins and the late Shirley Wiggins and is the older sister to Tommy and Randy Wiggins. Linda married the love of her life, Terry James Robinson on April 19, 1973. Their love brought two beautiful chil- dren into the world, Toby Al- len Robinson and Marissa Ann Van Bibber. Linda dedicated her life to her family; they were her everything. Terry and Linda raised their chil- dren in Lake Jackson, Texas. They were very involved in many weekends at the base- ball and softball fields. After seeing her children grown and married, Terry and Linda decided to move to Buda to be close to their children and future grand- children. She was excited to become a "Yammy" to Reese Addison Van Bibber, Daxton AveryVan Bibber, and Cole Michael Robinson. She spent her time watching them play and loved giving them lots of kisses and hugs. Yammy took every opportunity she had to tell them she loved them. Linda is survived by her husband Terry, son and daughter-in-law Toby and Kellie Robinson, daughter and son-in-law Marissa and Jerel Van Bibber, granddaughter Reese, grandsons Daxton and Cole, father Thomas Wiggins, brothers Tommy and Randy Wiggins, many nieces and nephews, and countless fam- ily and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother Shirley Wiggins. Ftmeral services will be held at Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle, on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. with burial to follow. She lost a courageous battle to Huntington's Disease. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Linda's name to the Hunting- tons Disease Society of Amer- ica. Text the words "FightHD" to the number 501501, and you will get a response asking to confirm your donation, or go to www.hdsa.org. WOUTERS Edwin Joseph Wouters, 70, of Driftwood passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle. Edwin was born on May 19, 1943, in Antwerp, Belgium, to Adrienne De Pree Wouters and John Joseph Wouters. He and his wife Nora moved to the United States in 1976 and to Texas in 1984. He was a Chemical Engineer for the 3M Corporation for many years. Edwin was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Martin De Porres Catholic Church in Dripping Springs, Texas. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Nora, son Kelly Wouters and his wife Melina, daughter Jessica McKinney and her husband Mikael, and two grandchildren, Katie and Luke. His third grandchild, Sean, is expected in October. 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