For the Week of July 13, -July 20, 2019

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AMADOR C. CAUDILLO, SR.

  

Funeral services for Amador C. Caudillo, Sr.,age 74 of Seminole, Texas will be held Wednesday, June 17, 2019 at Templo Nazareth Assembly of God Church with Pastor Danny Davila officiating and Pastor Tony Cruz assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Memorial Chapel of Denver City in association with Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Mr. Caudillo was born April 30, 1945 in Maxwell, Texas to Antonia (Cordero) and Faustino Caudillo, Sr. He married Aurelia “Delia” Lozano on July 30, 1966 in Lamesa, Texas. He was a retired farm laborer and a Royal Rangers Commander with the Assembly of God Church. Most of all he loved his relationship with the Lord and was very dedicated to his ministry preaching the gospel to many churches with the group “Los Nazarenos.” Amador loved his wife’s cooking, eating corn dogs and Sonics happy hour drinks and his sport cars. He was known for having a great sense of humor and loved his family dearly.

Amador Caudillo, Sr. passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Faustino and Antonia Caudillo, Sr.; one son, Paul Caudillo; three brothers, Lupe Caudillo, Tony Caudillo, and Faustino Caudillo, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Delia Caudillo of Seminole; one son, Amador Caudillo, Jr. and wife Laura of Mission, Texas; four daughters, Lydia Flores and husband Luz, IV of Seminole, Texas, Linda Wallace and Pedro Rivera of Hobbs, New Mexico, Mary Boyer and husband Gene of Seminole, Texas, and Gloria Morales and Martin Hernandez of Lubbock, Texas; two brothers, Merejildo Caudillo and wife Josefina of Houston, Texas, and Paul Caudillo of Florida; four sisters, Anna Saenz and husband Pablo of Lubbock, Texas, Mary Ellen Caudillo of Florida, Janie Caudillo of Florida, and Paula Caudillo of Beaumont, Texas; eighteen grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren.

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For the Week of June 30 - July 6, 2019

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ZANE DURWOOD 'WOODY' GRESSETT

Graveside services for Zane Durwood “Woody” Gressett, age 83 of Seminole, Texas will be held Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Gaines County Cemetery with Leo Copeland officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Gressett was born October 8, 1935 in Tom Green County to Ethel Inez (Morgan) and William Alvin Gressett.  He married Ruby (Pendleton) Gressett in Seminole on August 12, 1955. He was part owner of Seminole Ready Mix Concrete with his brothers, Dalton and Bobby for over fifty years. He and Ruby traveled to forty-eight states and four Canadian provinces by motorcycle; he was an avid gun enthusiast as well as a licensed airplane pilot. 

Durwood Gressett passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home in Seminole. He is preceded in death by his wife Ruby Gressett in February 2019. He is survived by one son, Doug Gressett and wife Debra of Mineral Wells, Texas; one sister Barbara Phillips and husband Vernon of Roby, Texas; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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MICHAEL KUBICEK

Funeral Mass for Michael “Mike” Kubicek, age 58 of Seminole, Texas, will be celebrated Monday, July 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Father Jose De Dios Gonzales officiating. Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home of Seminole.

Michael was born August 31, 1960 in Sherman, Texas to Celia (Reilly) and Joe Kubicek. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church. He was a simple man with lots of character and a great sense of humor. He loved playing pool; he enjoyed country music and dancing and was a master at line dancing. Mike loved sports; his favorite sport was gymnastics as he was an excellent gymnast as well. He adored his family and loved spending time with them. He had a deep, unending love for his son Ryan. He was affectionately  called “Uncle Booger Nasty” and he treasured his nieces and nephews very much.

Mike Kubicek passed away July 4, 2019 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his father Joe Kubicek in 2015; a sister Cyndi Seymore; and his grandparents. He is survived by one son, Michael Ryan Kubicek of Bentonville, Arkansas; his mother, Celia Kubicek of Seminole, Texas; two brothers, Larry Kubicek and wife Paula and Dirk Kubicek, both of Seminole, Texas; three sisters, Vicky Johnson and Brenda Hughes and husband Guy, both of Seminole, Texas, and Sandra Powers and husband Randy of Prosper, Texas.

For the Week of June 23 - June 29, 2019

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BERNHARD REMPEL

Funeral services for Bernhard Rempel, age 5 of Seminole, Texas will be held Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Old Colony Mennonite Church with Willie Giesbrecht officiating. Burial will follow at Gaines County Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Bernhard was born April 10, 2014 in Cuauhtemoc, Mexico to Katharina (Rempel) and Wilhelm Rempel. He was a member of the Old Colony Church.

Bernhard Rempel passed away June 20, 2019 at Covenant Children’s Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather. He is survived by his parents, Wilhelm and Katharina Rempel of Seminole, Texas; One brother, Isaak Rempel of Seminole, Texas; his paternal grandparents, Wilhelm and Margarita Rempel of Mexico; and his maternal grandmother, Eva Rempel of Mexico.

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GEORGIA STRUBE EARL

Surrounded by her beloved family, Georgia Strube Earl passed away on Monday, June 24, at her home in Seminole, Texas. She is preceded in death by her mother, Annie Bell Liles; her father, George Liles; her late husband, Lewis Strube; and her granddaughter, Stacey Baxter. 

Georgia was born in Ashmore, Texas on October 6, 1934 to George and Annie Bell Liles. One of five children, she is survived by her four siblings and their loving spouses: Jo Bridges and her husband Bill; David Liles and his wife Jean; Jane Halbrooks and her husband Johnny; and Ms. Jonnie Elliston. Georgia was a ray of light to everyone she knew, and her wit and intelligence shone just as bright as the warmth of her smile. As the graduating valedictorian of Loop High School’s class of 1952, she excelled in all aspects of her academic studies and could often be found playing numerous sports, including track, basketball, softball, and cheerleading. After attending business school in Lubbock, Texas, Georgia studied at New Mexico Junior College, earned her B.S. in Nursing from the University of the Southwest, and went on to serve as the Director of Nurses at Seminole Memorial Hospital until her retirement in December of 1992. She was an active member of her community and attended South Seminole Baptist Church for many years, where she loved singing in the choir and serving at Vacation Bible School in the summertime. 

In December of 1955, Georgia married her late husband and first great love of 15 years, Lewis Strube. Together, they had three beautiful daughters who have gone on to find loving spouses of their own: Kerry Strube Hoover and her husband Tommy; LuAnn Strube Barbee and her husband Steve; and Lisa Strube Davis and her husband Charles. In 1974, Georgia married Donald Earl of Cyril, Oklahoma, who became her best friend and devoted partner for the next 45 years. Together, they spent countless hours playing golf and going deep sea fishing in Port Aransas for several months each year. In this union, Georgia was blessed with three more daughters from Don’s previous marriage. She will be dearly missed by Donnette Earl Fox and her husband Mike; DeDe Earl Sipe and her husband Matt; and Denee Earl Baca and her husband Robert. 

Georgia lived a full and beautiful life, but many would say that her ultimate joy was being “Mimi” to her 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She is survived by Blakley and Beth Davis and their daughter Mellie; Sarah and Paul Hrebicek and their son Rivers; Charlea and Joe Muñoz; Samantha Hoover; Hannah Barbee; Kylee and Andres Sigcha; Kendra and Jake Woodruff; Jeff and Shelby Fox; Kris and Shannon Fox; and Greg and Christa Baca. She will always be remembered for her joyful spirit, contagious laugh, and selfless love. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at South Seminole Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, Georgia’s family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 or https://www.alz.org. Boyer Funeral Home is honored to have been called upon to serve.

For the Week of June 16 - June 22, 2019

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LOIS BOYER

Funeral services for Lois Virginia Boyer, age 85 of Seminole, Texas will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at West Side Church of Christ with Kalith Brown officiating and Jerold Baldwin assisting. Burial will follow at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home. Family members will greet friends Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Boyer Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to Welch Church of Christ building fund, West Side Church of Christ, or any charity of choice.

Lois was born October 1, 1933 in Bowie, Texas to Ora (Cagle) and Floyd Renfro. She graduated from Seminole High School in 1951 and then attended nursing school in Lamesa, Texas. Lois married Warren (Baldy) Boyer December 18, 1953 in Seminole, and they were married for just two months short of 58 years. Lois had been a resident of Seminole and Gaines County since 1946.

Lois worked as a nurse for Drs. Dow and Koberg and at Seminole Hospital for many years. She also worked as a telephone operator, and with her husband at Baldy’s Conoco in Seminole. After helping care for pre-school grandchildren, she worked for the Freyburgers at Seminole Floral and later at Flower Depot for Olga Contreras. Her last job was working with her family at Boyer Funeral Home.

She was a member of Seventh Street Church of Christ until they joined congregations with West Side, where she attended until the time of her death. Lois loved to crochet; she was known for giving away potholders not only to friends, but to folks everywhere she visited. She enjoyed playing card games and 42, and she and Baldy loved to go camping. She was an excellent cook, and made the best spoonburgers, chicken and dumplings, and banana pudding in the country! Her family meant the world to her; she treasured family gatherings and visits.

Lois Boyer passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole. She is preceded in death by her husband Baldy in 2011; one son, Dwight Boyer; one grandson, Dustin Boyer; and three brothers, Leonard, John, and Paul Renfro. She is survived by three sons, Steve and wife Christina of Butte, Montana, Gene and wife Mary of Seminole, Texas, and Dean and wife Candy of Seminole, Texas; one sister, Betty Woodard and husband Edd of Kemp, Texas; 12 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. The family would like to mention a special thank you to the staff of Memorial Health Care Center for their outstanding care, Seminole EMS, Miller Mortuary, and Ty and Regina Langehennig. 

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FARRELL 'BUTCH' HERRING

A private family memorial service for Olan Farrell “Butch” Herring, age 85 of Seminole, Texas was held Saturday, June 22, 2019. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch in Amarillo, Texas or Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Mr. Herring was born on September 15, 1933 in Brownfield, Texas to Alta (Boyer) and Olan Herring. He married Wynoka Tucker in Lovington, New Mexico on March 21, 1957. Butch moved to Seminole from Brownfield, Texas 51 years ago in January 1968. He bought and farmed land in western Gaines County and was fairly active in the county affairs. He served three years on the F.H.A. county committee and with the Gaines County Livestock Show for several years; he also served on the Seminole City Board of Adjustment for three years.

Butch Herring passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at his home in Seminole, Texas following a lengthy battle with heart failure. He is preceded in death by his parents, Olan and Alta Herring; one sister, Ardeth Swain of Brownfield, Texas; and one brother, Rodney Herring of Amarillo, Texas. He is survived by his wife and best friend of sixty-two years Wynoka Herring of Seminole, Texas; one son, Tommy Farrell Herring of Ruidoso, New Mexico; one daughter, Ginger Lynn Peters of Santa Fe, New Mexico; one sister, Lavita Booth of Brownfield, Texas; three grandchildren, Mary Catherine Adam and her daughter, Chloe Adam, Jessie Rae Herring and her daughter, Tommi Christine Hale of Midland, Texas, and Angela Marie Chin and husband Jonathon and their son Ethan of Plano, Texas.