Wanda Lee Callahan, 62, born March 29, 1958, died Aug. 19. She is survived by her children Crystal Janke, Bethany Ransier, Erin Bunker, Kelline Merris, Richard Callahan Jr., and eight grandchildren.
Melvin Wayne Cooper, 77, born Jan. 17, 1943 in Clovis, New Mexico, died Aug. 15. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Cooper, daughter Clare Cooper, and son Anthony Cooper.
Billie Pino Couvillon, 90, born Jan. 7, 1930, died Aug. 24.
David J. DiMatteo Sr., 68, born Aug. 6, 1952 in Montclair, New Jersey, died Aug. 17. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Theresa DiMatteo, son David J. DiMatteo Jr., step-son David Richie, step-daughter Leslie Wilcox, sisters Margaret Reynolds, Frances Bini, and two grandsons.
Rosendo Flores, 85, born March 2, 1935, died Aug. 22.
Cheryl Rae Fritsche, 75, born Nov. 7, 1944, died Aug. 20. She was a faithful and active member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. Fritsche was a volunteer at the Houston Heritage Society. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Alvin Fritsche, her children Michael and Sue Fritsche, Kenneth and Lee Fritsche, Rev. Joel and Clarion Fritsche, Erin and Mark Whitfield, sister Jan Nimtz, and nine grandchildren.
Isabel M. Guzman, 96, born Nov. 5, 1923, died Aug. 17.
John Franklin Hatch Jr., 85, born July 12, 1935, died Aug. 25.
Helen Hegwood, 88, born April 10, 1932, died Aug. 24.
Robert Delarue Herron, 90, born Dec. 18, 1929 in El Paso, died Aug. 15.
Emil Frank Kuropata, 90, born Jan. 12, 1930, died Aug. 15. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years, Ann Kuropata, and children Blane Kuropata, Angie Kuropata, and twin brother Edwin Kuropata. Kuropata was a graduate of University of Houston, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Paul Edward Light, 85, born April 29, 1935 in Derby, Va., died Aug. 11. Light was a 20 year Air Force Veteran. He is survived by his wife Mary Light, brothers Donnie Skeen and Carl Light, sister Linda Hamilton, daughters Cathy Light and Pauleen Currey, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Peggy Moore, 59, born Nov. 8, 1960, died Aug. 23.
Donna Kay (Thompson) Romeo, 70, born Sept. 15, 1949, died Aug. 8. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Sam Romeo,children Deenna Kaye Davis-Goins, Deborah Krissa Ripkowski, Patricia Juliet Breitkreuz, and Christopher David Romeo, nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Ben G. Schoppe, 82, born Sept. 25, 1937, died Aug. 8. Schoppe worked with the Lutheran Education Association of Houston, serving on the Board of Education for more than 25 years. He was also one of the founders of Lutheran High North. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Merri, his children Christopher, Lara, Stephen, Malynda, and eight grandchildren.