JP Ivey

JP IVEYJP Ivey age 82 of Mineral, died July 30th. in Beeville. He was born in Bell County, TX to Louis & Nedro Harmon Ivey. He is survived by his wife Virginia Hurst Ivey who he married Nov. 21, 1952 in Woodsboro. JP was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church and a veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Sons Jim (Becky) Ivey of Fairoaks, TX, Terry (Jody) Ivey of Mason County, David (Linda) Ivey of Mineral, Sister Kay Smith of Salado, Brother Louis Ivey of Salado. Grandchildren Heather, Hailey, Justin, Tara, Lacey, Cheyenne, Candace, Kathlene, & Kent. Great Grandchildren Kinsley, Hudson, Tristen, Ryan, Christian, Logan, Nolan, Nomar, Brandon, Blake, Makayla, Cody, Garrett, Luna Mae, & Mauderick. He is preceded in death by his parents & brothers Thomas Ivey and Howard Harmon.

Family Visitaition was held Friday, July 31, 2015 from 7PM to 9PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, August 1 at 11 AM in the Eckols Chapel with Rev. Monte Nolen officiating.

Interment followed  in the  Mineral Cemetery.

Jesus G. Salinas

JGSalinas Candle PicJesus G. Salinas, Age 95 of Rio Grande City, formerly of Kenedy, TX passed away on August 22, 2015 in Rio Grande City,TX. He was born on Dec. 18, 1919 in Cerralvo Nuevo Leon Mexico to the late Narciso and Regina Gonzalez Salinas. Jesus was an entrepreneur and of the Catholic Faith.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Anita Espiricueta Salinas; parents, Narciso and Regina Gonzalez Salinas; sisters, Ofelia Salinas Campos, Manuela Salinas Gonzalez, Eva Gonzalez Salinas; brothers, Carlos Salinas, Narciso Salinas, Socorro Salinas, Domingo Salinas, Jose Salinas, Adan Salinas, Ramon Salinas, 1 grandchild, 1 great-grandchild and 1 great-great grandchild.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary Salinas and husband Reynaldo Perez, Jr of Rio Grande City, TX; son, Johnny Salinas and wife Felicita of Victoria, TX; 7 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Mon. Aug. 24, 2015 at 7PM in The Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held Tues. August 25, 2015 at 9:30 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery.

Lori Kay Buegeler

lori picOur precious Lori Kay Buegeler Quillon gained her Heavenly Angel wings on August 13, 2015 in Kenedy at the age of 49 years old. Lori was born in Kenedy, Texas on August 16, 1965. She graduated from Kenedy High School in May 1983. In March 1988, Lori decided to fulfill her dream of becoming a Nurse. She attended San Antonio College’s Nursing Program and graduated with honors. She worked at Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital as a night surgical floor nurse and the nurse and social worker for the Titanium Rib Project for over 25 years. She received the Santa Rosa’s Daisy Award and many other awards with her work on the project. Many children are alive today because of the work of the doctors and Lori’s assistance. Lori married the love of her life, Gil DeLuna Quillon, March 22, 2009, on center court before a Spurs Game. Lori was a diehard Spurs fan. She held Spurs season tickets for several years and even has a Spurs tattoo on her ankle. She moved from Marion, Texas to Kenedy to start a new job in April 2015 working as a Nurse Supervisor at the John Connelly Unit. Lori was preceded in death by her father, Leslie E. Buegeler; mother, Dolores Buegeler Syring; step-father, Marcus (Mike) Syring; brother-in-law, Thomas (Tom) Roberts; and her grandparents, aunts, and uncles. She is survived by her sister and best friend, Karen Buegeler Roberts Walston and husband, Dennis; brother, Michael Buegeler and wife Debra; nephew, Jason Roberts; step-daughter, Andree Macias, husband, Mike; step-granddaughter, Nadia and step-grandson, Miguel; step-brothers, Marcus (Butch) Syring, wife, Bernice; James (Jim) Syring, wife, Jeane; Dr. Joseph (Jody) Syring, wife, Elizabeth; Harold Syring, wife, Paula; step-sisters, Maxine George, husband, Z.T. (Butch); Patricia (Trish) Hingst, husband, Harry; Deborah (Debbie) Reyes, husband, William (Bill) and cousin, Randy Boysen, wife, Cyndi, and their daughter, Candice. She had many loving nieces, nephews, and “adopted” patients, affectionately named her Riblet children. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Wally Schievelbein officiating. Interment will follow in the Elim Lutheran Church Cemetery with Zack George, Randy Boysen, William Reyes II, Billy Groff, Hector Caballero, Buster Pawelek, Vicente Arenas, Stephen Habib, and Randy Llanis serving as pallbearers. Lori’s Kenedy High classmates of 1983 serving as honorary pallbearers.