Earl Woodburn Blair Jr., 73, born Sept. 12, 1946, died May 20. He is survived by his wife, Eloise Blair, sons Scott, Garrett and Travis Blair, stepdaughter Leigh Stovall, stepson Mark Weisinger, and three grandchildren.
Esteban Lopez, 94, born Aug. 3, 1925 in Galveston, died May 20.
Reynaldo Enrique Ochoa Jr., 40, born July 29, 1979, died MAY 15.
George David Plunkett, 67, born Jan. 30, 1953, died May 4.
William “Bill” Dane Rutherford, 84, born July 25, 1935 in Graham, Texas, died May 19. Rutherford graduated from Concordia High School in Austin, and then attended Valparaiso University in Indiana, Concordia University in Nebraska, and The University of Texas in Austin, receiving two Bachelor’s degrees and a Master’s degree. Rutherford was led to a 40 year career of teaching in Christian schools within the Lutheran parochial system around the world. He is survived by his daughters Dana Rutherford Meeks, Sharon Rutherford Russell, two granddaughters, and three great-grandsons.
Lawrence Jerome Sienkiewicz, 66, born June 8, 1953, died MAY 2. He He worked for NASA, Minerals Management Service, Gulf Oil, Chevron, Unocal, DLB Oil and Gas, ExxonMobil, and completed his career with Extex Operating Services in Houston. He is survived by the love of his life, Aïda Sulzbach, his mother Corinne Sienkiewicz, brothers Steven Sienkiewicz and Darrick Sienkiewicz, sisters Lynette Brooks, Gwen Shilling and Lisa Keenan.