John David Burrough

John David Burrough

John David Burrough


Samuel Willie ‘Sammy’ Heidrich

Samuel Willie “Sammy” Heidrich

Samuel Willie ‘Sammy’ Heidrich
   December 27, 1948  - August 19, 2018  
    Samuel Willie “Sammy” Heidrich, 69, of Bay City, passed away August 19, 2018.  
   He was born December 27, 1948 in Lavaca County, Texas, to the late Werner Fritz Heidrich and Ellenora Marburger Heidrich.
   He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  
   He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and a life member of Philip H. Parker VFW Post 2438. 
   He loved family, fishing and Freckles, his beloved companion.
   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Heidrich, and brother-in-law, Galon Mills.


Mary Juanita Davis

Mary Juanita Davis

Mary Juanita Davis   September 10, 1930 - June 25, 2018  


Jeffrey Marshall Sellers

Jeffrey Sellers

Jeffrey Marshall Sellers 
   August 23, 1959 - January 12, 2018
   Jeffrey Marshall Sellers, 58, of Van Vleck, passed away on January 12, 2018.  
   He was born on August 23, 1959, in Bay City, Texas to Barbara Ann and Roy Lee Sellers.
   Jeff loved a good game of dominoes and cherished the times he had with his family and friends.
   Jeff is survived by: his father, Roy Lee Sellers; his son, Alan Sellers and wife Brenda; his daughter, Michelle McDonald and husband Jimmy; grandchildren, Jacob, Kimberly and Heather McDonald and Ashley Sellers; his brother, Lloyd Wayne Sellers; nephews, Michael and Matthew Sellers; nieces, DeLana Blalock and Chelsie Roach; and many great nieces and nephews. 
   Jeff was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Ann Sellers, brother Gregory Allen Sellers, and sister Sherry Lynn Sellers. 


Bryan David Hogg and Sandra Marie Hogg

Sandra Marie Hogg and Bryan David Hogg

Bryan David Hogg  June 28, 1973- January 5, 2018
Sandra Marie Hogg July 9, 1975- January 5, 2018


Bert Lewis Huebner

Bert Huebner

Bert Lewis Huebner
November 9, 1928-November 5, 2017
   Bert Lewis Huebner, 88, passed away November 5, 2017. He was born November 9, 1928, in Lane City, Texas to George Lee and Leta Belle Taylor Huebner who bore five sons.
   Bert graduated Wharton High School, Class of 1946, and attended Texas A & M College, Class of 1950.
   He married Dorothy Ann (Dot) Baer Huebner in 1953 in Bay City, Texas. After leaving Texas A&M, he entered the United States Air Force Officer Pilot Training Corps wherein he received both his commission and his wings at Foster Field in Victoria, Texas. 
   Bert served during the Korean conflict as a jet pilot with an all weather interceptor squadron located in Maine. His primary duties were being dispatched well out over the North Atlantic to intercept unidentified and potentially hostile aircraft inbound toward the United States.


Karen Parsutt Countz

Karen Parsutt Countz
September 25, 1947 - October 18, 2017
   Karen Parsutt Countz, 70, of Bay City, passed away October 18, 2017, at a Bay City nursing center. 
   Karen was born on September 25, 1947, in Palacios, Texas, to Steve Parsutt and the late Joyce Smith Parsutt.
   Karen was raised in Matagorda County and graduated from Bay City High School class of 1966. She later attended and graduated from Katherine Gibbs of Boston Mass. 
   She married Tommy Wayne Countz on August 16, 1969. 
   She was a homemaker most of her life but spent the last 25 years bringing joy and laughter to everyone that she met with her jokes and wonderful humor.  
   During those years she never met a stranger. 

Hugh William Strickland, Jr. ( May 23, 1939 - March 5, 2017)

Hugh William Strickland Jr.

 Hugh William Strickland, Jr.    May 23, 1939 - March 5, 2017
   Hugh William Strickland, Jr. experienced his heavenly birth on March 5, 2017.
   Bill was born in Bay City, Texas on May 23, 1939, to Hugh William Strickland and Sylvia M. Boney Strickland. 
   He is survived by: his wife, Anna; four daughters, Deborah Martinez (Woody), Sherri Cook (Doug), Shelly Straub (Andy), Lauren Doan Cutrone (Cameron); two step-children, Heather Zittle and Johnnie “Bubba” Zittle; two sisters, Sue “Suzy” Strickland Romberg (Arnold), Ann Strickland Sherrer; brother, Mike Strickland (Sandy); 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Sylvia, brother in law John Sherrer, previous wife Linda Doan and grandson Cory Choate.


Jack Hayden Hollister

Jack  Hayden Hollister

Jack Hayden Hollister: August 23, 1932-January 30, 2017


Dorothy Ann Baer Huebner

Dorothy Huebner

Dorothy Ann Baer Huebner
February 26, 1930 - December 13, 2016
   Dorothy Ann Baer Huebner, 86, of Bay City passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. 
   Dot (or Shorty as she was affectionately known) lived her entire life in Matagorda County. 
   She was born on February 26, 1930, in Bay City and grew up in Matagorda. 
   She moved to Bay City upon her marriage to her loving husband of 63 years – Bert L. Huebner. 
   Dot was co-manager, along with Bert, of the Baer Cattle Company for over 50 years. 
   Dot’s fervent passion for protection of her family legacy combined with her steadfast commitment to following good judgment and sound business practices helped guide and sustain the family ranching business for a substantial portion of its 143-year history. 
   Her commitment and leadership helped solidly secure Baer Cattle Company’s place among the oldest, continuous cattle operations within the State of Texas. 


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