Ignacio Benitez Urquiza
Wednesday, 10AM

(Belton) Ignacio Benitez Urquiza, 85 of Salado, died Saturday at his home. Funeral Mass will be 10AM today at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Salado, with burial to follow in Rest Haven Cemetery in Belton. Mr. Urquiza was born in Mexico and was a farmer and rancher. Survivors include:

       Maria Valentine Martinez Urquiza


       Maria de Jesus
       Maria de los Angeles, all of Salado

35 Grandchildren, Many Great-Grandchildren, and several Great-Great-Grandchildren also survive.
Dossman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Entrop
Wednesday, 11AM

(Rosebud) Joyce Entrop, 82 of Chilton, died Friday at her home. Services are 11AM today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lott, with burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Westphalia. Mrs. Entrop was born in Waco and graduated from Waco High School in 1958. She was a supervisor for the Graham Embroidery Company in Waco and also worked for Powers Embroidery, Reebok, and Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include:

       Debra Greger and husband Nick of Lott
       Janice Luna and husband Robert of Robinson

5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive.
Make memorials to the Church of the Visitation Rebuilding Fund, 144 CR 3000, Lott, TX 76656
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud is in charge of arrangements.

Fred "Sandy" Otis Sandlin, Jr.
Thursday, 10AM

(Temple) Fred "Sandy" Otis Sandlin, Jr., 76 of Rogers, died Saturday at his home. Services are 10AM Thursday at Young's Daughters Funeral Home in Temple, with burial to follow in Greathouse Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 6-8PM, with testimony at 6:30PM, all at the funeral home. Mr. Sandlin was born in Abilene and graduated from Cooper High School in 1964 before futhering his education with a Bachelor Degree in Education from McMurray University and a Masters in Mid-Management at Sul Ross University. He then taught 6th grade social studies for Abilene ISD for over 30 years. He was also a pastor at Portland Avenue Free Methodist Church for 42 years until retiring. Afterward, he volunteered for the Kairos Prison Ministry. Survivors include:

       Lynda Sandlin

       Jonathan Sandlin and wife Alexis

       Kaylyn Cobb and husband Jonathan

       Susan Nelson and husband Reid

three grandchildren and one nephew also survive.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial contribution in his honor to Portland Ave Free Methodist Church located at 1510 Portland Ave., Abilene, Texas 79605.
Young's Daughters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jesse Joe Whitley
Friday, 10AM

(Belton) Jesse Joe Whitley, 64 of Belton, died Sunday in a Temple hospital. Services are 10AM Friday at Dossman Funeral Home in Belton. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8PM at the funeral home.
Dossman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ralph Wayne Cannon
Friday, 1PM

(Cameron) Ralph Wayne Cannon, 72 of Colorado, died last Wednesday. Funeral services are 1PM Friday at Horan and McConaty Mortuary in Colorado. Graveside services are April 5th at Milano Cemetery. Mr. Cannon was born in Rockdale and graduated from Yoe High School in 1968 before earning a Bachelor Degree from Sam Houston State University in 1972 and a Master Degree from Sam Houston in 1974. He worked as an accountant. Survivors include:

       Travis Yoakum of Milano
       Valerie Beard and Sue Moeller

Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron is in charge of local arrangements.

Linda Jo Woods Hall
Saturday, 10AM

(Rockdale) Linda Jo Woods Hall, 71 of Milano, died Wednesday in a Rockdale nursing home. Memorial services are 10AM Saturday at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Mrs. Hall was born in Milano and graduated from Milano High School in 1969. She was a member of Milano United Methodist Church and earned a cosmetology license from Temple Beauty School. She then became a hairdresser for about 20 years before changing her career to become a deputy jailer for the Milam County Sheriff's Department from 1998-2007 and then a Milam County deputy clerk from 2007-2017. She was also a member of the Milano Lions Club. Survivors icnlude:

       Jerry Hall of Milano

       Jeff Hall and wife Wendy of Cameron

       Janet Hall Hundle and husband Melvin of Cameron

Step sons:
       Gary Morgan
       Jim Morgan of Milano

       Bonnie Johnson and husband Darrell of Milano

Special friend:
       Carol Brooks of Milano

       Edwin "Ab" Woods and wife Becky of Milano
       Leon Woods of Angleton

four grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.
Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph "Joe" Lincoln Mondrik, Sr.
Saturday, 2PM

(Cameron) Joseph "Joe" Lincoln Mondrik, Sr., 88 of Cameron, died February 22nd in a local nursing home. Celebration of Life will be 2PM Saturday at Marek Burns Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Mr. Mondrik was born in Cameron and attended St. Anthony's Catholic School before transferring to Yoe High School where he graduated from in 1953. He attended North Texas State College in Denton with plans to pursue a career in architecture, though he joined the US Navy in 1955 and was stationed in California where he served as a labratory technician. After his service, he and his wife returned to Cameron and began work for the VA Hospital in Temple. He and his father then joined together to become the Lone Star Beer distributor for Milam County. He purchased the distributorship from his father and later added Robertson County to his holdings. After nearly 50 years of ownership and being the last single brand distributor of Lone Star in Texas, he sold the company in 2018. Survivors include:


       Joseph L Mondrik, Jr. and wife Liz of Cameron
       Jon Mondrik of Bryan
       James Mondrik and wife Dana of Cameron
       Jeff Mondrik and wife Malinda of Bullard

       Janet Harris and husband Biff of Cameron
       Janel Smith and husband Brent of Spring Branch

       Rose Mondrik of Temple

eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial or donation Milam Touch of Love, P. O. Box 543, Cameron, Texas 76520
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Owen Duffy

(Temple) Owen Duffy, 50 of Harker Heights, died Thursday at his home. Services are pending with Young's Daughters Funeral Home. The body will be donated to science and then cremated and returned to the family. Mr. Duffy was born in California and graduated from Killeen High School in 1991 before furthering his education at Central Texas College and then earning an associate degree from UT Arlington. He began working for a storage facility in Killeen and then worked for Dell for 2 years before moving on to Apple until retiring. Survivors include:

       Ann Christine (Manning) Duffy

       Kathleen Duffy

two nephews, one niece, and a great-nephew also survive.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial contribution in honor of Owen Duffy to Planetary Society. You can support the family to help defray the cost of expenses by donating through the funeral home website.
Young's Daughters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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