Jason Ryan Ebenkamp

Jason-Ebenkamp-1435690778Jason Ryan Ebenkamp rode into Heaven on his dirt bike on June 28, 2015.
His life will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM at Family Life Church. Pastor Dale Travis will officiate.
Jason bound into the lives of his parents Allen and Jill and that of his older brother Blake on December 19, 1986. To say that he hit the ground running would be an understatement. He was an adventurer from the get go and continued that throughout his life. His passions were many, there was golf, his jeep, his snow board, his dirt bike and the mountain bike, but not a single one compared to the passion he had for his family especially his son. Jason’s world revolved around his love for his son Mason.
His smile; it was the first thing people noticed about Jason, that along with his unpretentious good looks that lit up a room. It was his presence that allowed him to form lifelong friendships that he treasured and to have success as a territory manager for Ditch Witch. He touched the lives of many and left a lasting impression of everyone who met him. Jason lived life, he lived it fearlessly.
He was preceded in death by an uncle Kurt Louvier and his grandfather, Grampa Ebie and a grandmother, Peggy Sue Dillion.
He is survived by his parents, Allen and Jill Ebenkamp of Canyon, his precious son, Mason; his brother, Blake and his wife Lori of Irving, TX; his grandparents, Max Louvier and his wife Betty McCoy of Pampa; Mary Ann Ebenkamp of Pampa; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins
The family will receive visitors at the Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia, tonight from 6:00 PM until 7PM.

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Bonnie Louise Ray

3223743_wlppBonnie Louise Ray was born on October 20, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio to Eugene and Edna Ward Ray. She received her LVN from Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and worked for forty years in all aspects of nursing. She moved to Canyon in 2011 to be near her family. She was an avid reader, loved politics, and enjoyed her stays at Jan Werner for the past four years. Bonnie was very proud of all of her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Dan Ray.

Survivors include three daughters, Deborah Ashley and husband, Wayne, of South Carolina, Tammy Schoolcraft Ball and husband, Dennis, of Canyon, and Danielle Bird, of Amarillo; one son, Shawn Thompson, of San Angelo; nine grandchildren, Tabatha, Alicia, Samantha, Amanda, Daniel, Dakota, Megan, Joshua, and Elizabeth; four great grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Ray and wife, Gloria, of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Carol Ray and family, from Columbus, Ohio.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon with Rev. Gene Jones, associate pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Brooks Chapel.

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Nina Lucille Hardy

3223337_wlppNina was born on August 1, 1932 in Childress County to William Frank and Bessie Lee (Rogers) Smith. As a young woman, she loved watching westerns and went to see “Gone with the Wind” five times so that she could get the attention of a young man that worked there. She married Carl Rennick Hardy on December 22, 1951 at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, New Mexico, and they spent 63 loving years together, making a history and legacy of love. She always spoke of their wedding fondly, recalling how beautiful everything was, especially the cake.

Nina’s brother, James Smith, died on his first birthday from sand pneumonia in the Dust Bowl days, and she lost half of one of her lungs during that time. Despite that, she still loved to work and be outside. She and Carl would ride their motorcycles all over everywhere in a club of about 80 couples, and even did a run for Toys for Tots.

Nina loved her children, Judy Bess Ferguson and Nina Bea McDonald. Judy and her husband Gary had four children, but lost their son Ryan to cancer. Nina Bea married Larry McDonald and together they have two children. Her grandchildren – Brandon, Steven, Justin, Suzanne and Michael – were very special to her. Her great-grandchildren – Becca, Bryauna, Peyton, Jeffery, MaKay’la, Kimberly – stole her heart when they came into this world. Additionally, she was looking forward to great-great-grandson Brayden joining his brother, Bentley James, in August.

Nina’s loving husband, Carl, passed away on January 13, 2015, leaving her with a broken heart. Their children will always miss both of them, but God needed two more angels. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and by her brother, James Smith.

Survivors include two daughters, Nina Bea McDonald and husband, Larry of Childress, and Judy Bess Ferguson and husband, Gary of Maryland; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons.

Graveside services were held on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 11AM in Childress Cemetery with C.W. Parker, Gentiva Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.

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Steve Halford

3226294_wlppSteve was born on July 3, 1958 in Childress to Clinton and Charlotte (Carter) Halford. He was a quiet man who never complained or spoke an unkind word.

Steve was a Christian and Godly man who was crazy about his nieces and nephews and was a wonderful uncle to them. He had a passion for motorcycles, both riding them and fixing them. A farmer at heart, he loved to collect miniature tractors. Above all, he loved his two little dogs, and took great joy in spending time with them.

Steve was preceded in death by his father and by a brother-in-law, Tony White.

Survivors include his mother, Charlotte, of Childress; two sisters, Laurie Montgomery and husband, Kim of Amarillo, and Nancy White of Childress; one brother, Bruce Halford and wife, Jerri of San Antonio; Nephews Ryan Evans, Jeffrey Evans and Blake Halford; Nieces April Jones and Leslie Halford; and grandmother Rosalee Halford.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 10AM at First Baptist Church with Kerry Wood officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.

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Bruce Aaron Haschke

3224209_wlppBruce Aaron Haschke was born December 19, 1969 in Canyon, Texas to Ronald L Haschke and Miroslawa “Mary” Horodnyckyi. Bruce was raised in Dalhart and graduated from Dalhart High school in 1989. Bruce enjoyed four wheeling in river beds and sand dunes. He attended the Catholic Church and had worked for C & J Irrigation, J&W Sprinkler Service, T&L Irrigation, Five Star equipment and the Perryton Independent School District.

Survivors include his mother- Mary White and her husband JW of Dalhart, TX, father – Ronald L. Haschke of Dalhart, TX. Brothers: Kurt Haschke and his wife Tammy and Eric Haschke and his wife Sherri all of Dalhart, TX, sisters: Jacqueline and Darrell Collum and Rashea & Quint Brown and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Monsignor Michael Colwell officiating.
Arrangements by Horizon Funeral Home – Dalhart, TX

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Kim D. Boozer

1617881_profile_picKim D. Boozer was born on November 3, 1960 in Amarillo to Douglas and Jackye Perkins. Kim grew up in Amarillo and graduated from Amarillo High School in 1978. Kim married Robert Boozer on August 6, 1994 in Amarillo at Paramount Terrace Christian Church. Kim enjoyed all animals and taking care of them when needed. Kim was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dimmitt. She had a kind and very loving heart which was easily seen when loving and caring for her family.
Kim is survived by her husband, Robert Boozer of Dimmitt, 2 sons, Brock Boozer and Colin Boozer both of Dimmitt, her parents, Doug and Jackye Perkins of Amarillo, 2 sisters, Dana Hogan and husband Mark of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Sharla Sisemore and husband Trent of Amarillo, father and mother-in-law, Monty and Sue Boozer of Dimmitt, sister–in-law Kyla Kenworthy and husband Tim of Canyon, 2 brothers–in–law, Jodie Riley and Britt Boozer and wife Karen of Creston, IA, 5 nieces, Caroline Hawkins, Danielle Sisemore, Lauren Hogan, Lindsey Hogan and Avery Boozer, 3 nephews, Evan Riley, Josh Riley and Greyson Boozer.

Memorial service will be held on Tuesday in the First United Methodist Church at 10:00AM in Dimmitt with Greg Lavo and Trent Sisemore officiating with local arrangements under the care and direction of Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt. Family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00PM – 7:00PM at the funeral home.

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Jacqueline ”Jackie” Carol Garcia

60813_memorialJackie was born November 15, 1961 in Litchfield, MN to Harold and Joyce (Haglund) Wackler . She was a longtime resident of Dumas. Jackie also owned and operated Red Lantern for over 30 years. She was known as a very giving person and always taking care of anyone in need. Jackie was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her father; brother: Bobby Wackler; and a son: Jamie Dalton.

Jackie is survived by her husband, David Garcia, Sr. of the home; her children: Michael Wackler, Ruben Garcia, Veronica Leal, Kristi Leal, Juan Garcia, Amanda Britt, Debbie Medrano and husband Gabriel, David Garcia, Jr., Andy Garcia, and Sid Guel; her mother: Joyce Othon; her brothers and sisters: Kathy Roland, Shelly Watkins, Doug Wackler and wife Deletta, Brenda Tiger and husband Albert, Dennis Wackler and wife Eva; seventeen grandchildren; and numerous other extended family members.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 o’ clock in the morning on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia officiating. A Rosary will be recited at 7 o’ clock in the evening on Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas.

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Raymond G. Delgado

1617704_profile_picRaymond G. Delgado was born on September 20, 1927 in Corpus Christi, TX to Alfonso Delgado and Dolores Moya Meason. He married Jovita Reboriosa on June 5, 1950 in Eagle Pass, TX. Raymond was employed by Friona Independent School District as a janitor and school bus driver for 22 years before he retired, he was also a Baptist Minister in Friona at Templo Bautista and in Bovina. His hobbies included being a carpenter, gardening, and volunteer at hospitals in Amarillo.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Jovita Delgado, 2 sons: Manuel Garcia and Lazaro Delgado, 3 daughters: Anna Delgado, Juanita Felix, and Anita Delgado, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Survivors 5 Sons: Ramon Delgado, Jr. of Hereford, TX, Aurelio Delgado of Canyon, TX, Aldonso R. Delgado of Amarillo, TX, Joe Delgado of Ennis, TX, T. J. Sanchez of Amarillo, TX
4 Daughters: Mary Helen Ramirez of Amarillo, TX, Olivia Espinoza of Tonopah, AZ, Dolores Lupo of Las Vegas, NV, Estella Delgado of Hereford, TX
30 Grandchildren, 81 Great Grandchildren, 35 Great Great Grandchildren

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Friona, with Brother Antonio Rocha, officiating. Burial will follow in Friona Cemetery. Arrangements by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home of Friona, TX.

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Jared Rene Hernandez

3222927Jared was born November 18, 1993 in Lubbock to Jose Luis Garza and Louisa Hernandez. He was Catholic and a member of San Jose Catholic Church. Jared loved his Lord and loved to watch church on TV. He liked watching the “Price Is Right”, “Jeopardy”, “Wheel of Fortune”, Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos football and cartoons. Jared liked listening to Spanish music, singing, riding in the car, going for walks and riding his “Special Needs” bicycle. He liked to read magazines, go over to his brother and sister’s house and spend time with his family. Jared never knew a stranger and loved giving hugs and kisses to everyone.

Jared was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Jose Louis Hernandez, Joe Angel Hernandez and L.J. Gonzalez.

Survivors include his mother, Louisa Hernandez and step-father, Pat Villarreal of the home; father, Jose Luis Garza of Mexico; 1 sister, Megan Hernandez of Hereford; 1 brother, Josh Hernandez and wife Alexandria of Hereford; maternal grandparents, Willie and Rita Hernandez of Lubbock, and David and Maria Garza of McAllen; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; 1 niece and 2 nephews.

A Rosary is scheduled for 6:30 pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at San Jose Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Thursday, July 2, 2015, at San Jose Catholic Church with Msgr. Joe Bixenman, Parish Priest officiating as Celebrant. Burial will follow in West Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th Street.

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Cleta Trimble

3222809Cleta Fae Davis was born April 23, 1926 in Mangum, Oklahoma, the oldest of nine children of Wylie and Cleo Davis. The family moved to Wheeler County, Texas when Cleta was 10 months old. She was salutatorian of her graduating class at Mobeetie High School and worked at area military bases near Pampa and Amarillo until she married Oliver G. Trimble on January 1, 1947 at Central Baptist Church in Pampa. Cleta and O. G. spent their adult lives in Pampa and raised two sons, Michael and Barry. They joined First Baptist Church in 1951, where Cleta was faithful in many activities over the decades, including teaching Sunday School classes to children and senior adult women, before retiring from active church life in 2011.

Cleta Trimble was, in the finest tradition, a lady. Her hands were seldom idle and she loved to crochet, knit, embroider and sew. She was a remarkable homemaker and cook and her table was always a favorite gathering place for friends and family. Cleta was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Like her mother before her, Cleta took Scripture to heart and strived to the best of her ability to live according to God’s Word and to serve and please Christ. She led a life of quiet dignity and faithfulness, setting an unwavering example of high moral standards for her family and community. She and her husband had compassionate spirits, never hesitating when family or friends needed help or comfort, loving and giving selflessly and unconditionally. Cleta was preceded in death by her husband O. G., her mother and father, sister Wylene Lee and brothers James, Melvin and Aaron Davis.

She is survived by sons Michael Trimble of Pampa and Barry Trimble and wife Roxanna of Overton, Texas; grandsons Clay Trimble of Denver, Colorado and Casey Trimble of Garden City, Kansas; granddaughters Amy Baird and husband Tyler of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Nellie Stith of Glendale, California; step grandsons Colby Brazile and wife Lisa of Odessa, Texas and Cooper Brazile and wife Jessica of Midland, Texas; step granddaughters Holly Mills and husband Mark of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, Brittany Lundberg and husband Brant of Wichita, Kansas and Kylie Dupuis of St. Martinville, Louisiana; three great grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren; sisters Nellie Williams of Sudan, Texas, Joy Haynes and husband Walden and Sharon Brown all of Pampa, and Glenda Pecka of Tucson, Arizona.

Services will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the First Baptist Church with her nephew, Rev. Gary Haynes, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Hinton, Oklahoma, and Rev. Byron Williamson, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. A luncheon will be served to the extended family in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church at 12:30 PM.

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