Dorothy Adelia Schaly, BA ’90, of Indianapolis, IN, died Jan. 29 at age 77 with her loving family by her side. She was born in the Amazon region in the city of Santarém, Pará, Brazil, on October 20th, 1940, to Mildred Eleonor Hopwood Schaly and Harald Schaly, soon after they married in the USA and set off by ship to Brazil. She grew up in Brazil and was blessed to live in several cities throughout the country where her dad was a Baptist Pastor. She spent her adult life both in Brazil and in the USA. She gave her life to Jesus at the age of twelve. She loved the Lord and loved telling others about Him. That was her first passion. She loved people and helped anybody that was in need in any way possible, even if it meant giving of her own. She was never attached to material things. She knew and lived her life showing that our treasure is in Heaven. She left her family a great legacy. She attended Georgetown College, KY, when she was young, but finished and earned her degree in English at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Teaching English as a second language was another one of her passions. She was an amazing teacher and touched many lives through teaching ESL as her ministry.She loved animals with her big heart, and had many dogs and cats that she loved and cared for. She never had an empty lap when she was sitting! She learned this love for animals from her dad and passed it on to her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her three daughters, Marian Schaly Cangelosi, of Nashville, TN, Elizabeth Schaly Beavers (Kevin) of Lorena, TX, and Sylvia Schaly Manner (David) of Indianapolis, IN; son-in-heart Vincenzo Cangelosi of Nashville, TN; brother David Schaly (Maria) of Somers, NY; sister Cassandra Schaly (Raymundo Dantas) of Salvador, Brazil. Grandchildren Adrianno Cangelosi (Karen) of Nashville, TN, Alexis and Christopher Beavers of Lorena, TX, and Matthew, Gabriella and Kyle Manner of Indianapolis, IN; nieces, JoAnn Schaly of Garopaba, Brazil (Thais, Vitoria & Arthur), Marian Grace Schaly of Stamford, CT, and Victoria Schaly of New York, NY; aunts Jean Hopwood Webber of Indianapolis, Francis Hopwood Day (Leopol) of Overland Park, KS, Shirley Hopwood Walling (Jack) of Kearney, MO, and Virginia Hopwood Elder of Olathe, KS; and numerous cousins and extended family. She also leaves behind many friends that she loved and that loved her and many who considered her like a mom. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Harald Schaly, who both passed separately in 1999, several uncles, aunts and cousins. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Published by Indiana Funeral Care
Brett Alan Adkins, ’92, of Dallas died April 21 at age 45. He was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to John and Sylvia Adkins in 1972 and spent most of his childhood years in Houston, Texas. He attended school at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, and Baylor University in Waco, TX. Brett was a loving father, a caring son, and a loyal, fun-loving brother. He was also very supportive to his friends- from school, church, work, and his support group. Brett was committed to his Christian faith and enjoyed attending Fellowship Dallas Church. Brett’s major passions were fishing, sports and music. He was a true Texan- a loyal fan of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and Texas country music. He made fast and lasting friends everywhere he went, with his quick wit, big heart, and unique sense of humor (and infectious laugh)! Brett is survived by his daughter, Addison Adkins, Nicholas Armfield who was like a son to Brett; his mother Sylvia Adkins; his brother Jay Adkins, his wife Jessica, and their daughters Claire and Katherine; his brother Scott Adkins, his wife Jamie, and their children Emily, Abbie and Evan. Brett is preceded in death by his father, John Adkins. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Hill Funeral Home, 3235 Lombardy Lane, Dallas, Tx. Interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Fellowship Dallas Church. The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the entire staff Medical City of Dallas for their expertise, hard work and compassion. Published by Dignity Memorial
Rex Robert Wall, BBA ’92, of Kingwood, TX, died Feb. 9 at age 48. He passed peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born January 13, 1970 in Houston, Texas, to Buddy and Donna Wall. Rex earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University, following which he began a long and distinguished career in the pharmaceutical and medical sales industry. Rex was a dynamic and charismatic leader, rising to prominence as a key member of the Dyax Corporation management team, serving as National Director of Sales and Strategic Accounts. Following his career at Dyax he realized a dream by acquiring Remax Associates Northeast in Kingwood, where he would not only be closer to family and friends he held so dear, but he would be able to partner with his father Buddy to make a lasting impact throughout his community. Rex was a fanatical Baylor Bear fan, and nothing made him happier than attending football games with his wife, daughters, family and friends throughout the fall. Rain or shine, win or lose, Rex was always there to support his alma mater and share the joy he realized through his love for Baylor University. Most importantly, Rex was a devoted Christian, Husband, Father, Son, Brother and Friend. His deep love for and devotion to his family permeated every aspect of his life, and it made Rex a true role model for all who knew him. He lived everyday with Faith, Passion, Joy, Integrity, and Kindness. The impact Rex has made on those who love him will keep him forever in our hearts. Rex is survived by his wife of 23 years, Candace; three daughters, Caroline, Annalise and Camilla; parents, Buddy and Donna Wall of Kingwood, Texas; brother, Jason Wall, his wife Rhonda and children, Tanner, Hunter, Grant and Ava Claire Wall of San Antonio, Texas. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Kingwood Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 4:00 pm at Second Baptist Church North, 22770 Highway 59 N., Kingwood, Texas 77339. Published by dignitymemorial.com.
Vicki Michelle Collins, BBA ’93, of Temple, TX, died April 20 at age 52. Funeral services will be 10:00 Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak with Rev. George Thirumangalam officiating. Burial will follow in the Ben Arnold Cemetery in Ben Arnold. Rosary will be recited Friday at 6:00 pm with visitation to follow until 8:00 pm at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Vicki was born April 7, 1966 in Cameron to Emil and Joyce (Hertenberger) Vaculin. She received her BBA degrees with a double major in Management Information Systems and Statistics from Baylor University. Vicki married Craig Collins on March 1, 1986 and had worked as the Director of Information Systems at Scott & White and various other management positions throughout her working career. She was a member of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church and had been an officer with the Ben Arnold Cemetery Association. She had volunteered with “Bee Zone” for children with special needs. Vicki was preceded in death by two sons, Andrew Collins and Lance Collins and by her father Emil Vaculin. She is survived by her husband, Craig Collins of Temple; mother, Joyce Vaculin of Cameron; brothers, Paul Vaculin of Collierville, TN and Alan Vaculin of Cameron; and very special friend, Mary Sharp of Robinson. Memorials may be made to the Ben Arnold Cemetery Association 302 N. Colfax, Cameron, TX 76520. Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements. Published in Temple Daily Telegraph
Dr. Timothy Damon Landry, MBA ’94, of Harvest, AL, died March 30 at age 48. Tim was born on June 18, 1969 in El Paso, Texas. Tim spent most of his childhood in Plano, Texas. He attended The University of North Texas, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Marketing (1991). He then earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor university (1994). He later went on to earn his PhD in Marketing from the University of Missouri (2001). Tim and Ann met at church in 9thgrade and were married in 1991. They have two children Parker, (18) and Preston (14). Tim had a successful career as a professor of marketing. His first job was an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Florida State University. In 2002, he became an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Oklahoma. After 6 years at OU, he accepted a job at The University of Alabama in Huntsville where he earned tenure and became an Associate Professor in Marketing. Tim published 22 articles in numerous business research journals. He won many awards, grants and recognition for the work he accomplished. He was very passionate in advancing the Academy by participating in the research review process and by developing college curricula. Tim also took an active part in helping students put theory into practice and advance their careers. Tim was a genuinely multifaceted lover of all things nerdy, like Superheroes (both Marvel and DC), board and card games, science-fiction and comic books, and video games. He was an avid soccer player since he was young. He loved anything Baylor! He enjoyed music of all genres. Friends and family describe him as intellectual, witty, humorous, funny, fiercely loyal, super clever, and an “always thinking outside of the box” kind of guy. He is survived by his wife Ann Landry, and sons Parker & Preston Landry, as well as parents Robert & Mira Landry of Plano, brothers Marlon Landry (Amanda) and Hunter Landry (Stacey), in laws Granville and Jane Alpha, three nephews and three nieces. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, April 21,2018 at Harvest Baptist Church 8999 Wall Triana Hwy, Harvest, AL 35749. Visitation will be from 2-4, Service at 4. Tim’s wishes were that in lieu of flowers and gift’s that donations be made in an education account for the boys’ education: https://www.youcaring.com/timlandrysboys-1155396?fb_action_ids=10213743944467111&fb_action_types=youcaringcom%3Ashare
Patrick Joe Posey, MSEd ’94, of Woodway, TX, died April 4 at age 52. He lost his courageous battle with grade 4 glioblastoma (a form of brain cancer). Visitation will be Friday, April 6, from 5-7 p.m. at Grace Garden Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Drive, in Waco. Services for Patrick will be at 1 p.m Saturday, April 7, at First Baptist Church Woodway, 101 Ritchie Road. Patrick was born December 5, 1965 in San Antonio, Texas to Dr. Delma Powell and Patsy Ruth Fitts Posey. Patrick graduated in 1984 from Temple High School, where he played on the inaugural soccer team under Coach Johnny Gonzales. In 1988, he received his Bachelors of Art degrees in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University. After graduating from Texas A&M, he received his Masters of Sports Administration degree from Baylor University in 1994. On July 9, 1994, he married Susan Frierson in Dallas, Texas and they have three daughters Ashley, Emily and Anna with whom they have devoted their lives to. Patrick was the operations manager for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco from 1994 to 1998. He then taught Biology and coached soccer at Waco High School. For the past 16 years, Patrick served as the assistant coach and then head coach for the Midway ISD Boys soccer team. In addition to coaching, he taught Biology at Midway High School. Coaching his players and teaching his students was a joy and a passion for Patrick. He had a positive impact on many young lives. Patrick’s love for coaching was evident as he also coached his daughters in the community soccer league. He was devoted to his wife, daughters, church, and his entire family. He was a sports enthusiast, and especially enjoyed bicycling. He competed competitively in bicycling, and while in college, rode with several good friends from Temple to Port Aransas. He was an avid Texas A&M football fan as well. Patrick was preceded in death by his grandparents Roy and Florence Fitts and Delma and Lois Posey, and his father Dr. Delma Posey. He is survived by his wife of 24 years Susan, and daughters Ashley, Emily and Anna of Woodway. He is also survived by his mother Patsy Posey of Temple; brother Daniel Posey and wife Maria, of Temple; and Julie Hall of Temple. He also leaves behind mother and father in law Don and Kay Frierson of Cedar Hill; Jane and Steve Cupples of Arlington; and Julie and David Chrisman of Belton. He is survived by his nieces and nephews Kayla, Kyle and Courtney Cupples of Arlington; Katelyn, Cole and Chase Chrisman of Belton; Andrew Posey of Temple; Molly and Mason Cooke of Temple; and Marshall Hall of Temple. Memorial donations may be made to the Posey Girls Education Fund. Published by Grace Gardens Funeral Home
James Craig Hall, BBA ’95, of Hutto, TX, formerly of Hewitt, TX, died April 18 at age 46. Craig was born on August 20, 1971 to Rex Hall & Judy Deeds Hall in Brownwood, TX. He graduated from Midway High School, class of 1989, and continued his education at McLennan Community College, transferring to Baylor University, then graduating with a degree in Human Resources in May of 1995.He married the love of his life, Stacey Shelton on June 12, 2015. They first met in 1993, while Craig worked at Gordon's Jewelers across from Stacey, who worked at Zale's. They reconnected in 2011 and have been inseparable ever since. Craig adored his nieces, Jaycie Jackson, and Alaina Shelton. He was know as "The best uncle ever". Craig's true passion was music. He loved to sing to his family, friends and especially his wife. He was also an avid fisherman, as his love of fishing started at a very early age. He loved the annual fishing trip to the coast with his dad and his Maw Maw. They fished for trout and redfish for many years. As a young child, Craig loved playing Little League baseball and made many life long friends doing so. He also loved his Baylor Bears. He watched them religiously where ever he was, proudly wearing his green and gold-even in Austin. Craig was well known for his laughter, sense of humor, and bright smile. He will truly be missed by all. Craig is survived by his loving wife, Stacey; parents, Rex and Judy Hall; sister, Stacey Roberts and husband, Greg; niece Jaycie Jackson; in-laws, David Shelton and wife Diane; brother-in-law, Mike Shelton and wife Disa; and youngest niece, Alaina Shelton; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Published in Waco Tribune-Herald
Christopher Winfield Schouten, BBA ’95, died unexpectedly March 6 at St. Josephs Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, surrounded by his close family and friends. He was 46. He was born on November 21, 1971 in Phoenix, AZ to James & Brenda Bragg Schouten. Even though he was born in Arizona, grew up in Rincon, Georgia and currently lived in Savannah - his heart has always been in Texas where he lived for most of his adult life. He graduated from Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas in 1990 and he graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.He spent the majority of his life as a Project Manager for commercial businesses. Chris was a loving and fun spirited person who always put his family first. He had the ability to light up a room with his presence and he will be gravely missed by many. He was preceeded in death by his mother, Brenda Bragg Schouten. He is survived by his father, James Schouten and his sister Rebekah Schouten along with several aunts, uncles, and cousins.The Memorial Visitation will be, Saturday, March 24th 11am-1pm at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, 2460 Hwy 21 S., Rincon, GA 31326. Published by legacy.com.
Katherine Elkins, BBA ’00, of Tomball, TX, died April 2 at age 40. Katherine was born on December 30, 1977 in Houston. She graduated from Cypress Creek High School in 1996 (Mark of Excellence Award) and from Baylor University in 2000 with a BBA, majoring in Human Resource Management and Marketing (Chi Omega sorority). After college, she worked in HR for Hughes Watters Askanase, Attorneys, and Ernst & Young, CPAs. Because of her love of children, she became a kindergarten teacher at Copeland Elementary in CFISD. On February 5, 2005, Katherine married her one true love, James David Elkins, in a match created in Heaven. Then, on January 18, 2007, Kath gave birth to their twin boys, Conner James and Nathan Robert. She was active at Lakewood United Methodist Church (United Methodist Women and teaching Sunday School), and she was a Group Leader in Bible Study Fellowship. Katherine leaves behind to cherish her memories her loving husband Dave, her much loved twin boys, Conner & Nathan, her parents, Linda & Darrell Brewer, her brother Ben Brewer and wife Lindsey and their sons Charlie & Jake, her father and mother in-laws, Randy & Beverly Elkins, sister and brother in-laws, Leigh Ann & Brent Palermo and their children Cole & Claire and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Visitation will be on Sunday evening, April 8th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Klein Funeral Home, 16131 Champion Forest Dr, Spring, TX 77379, (281) 320-2674. A Celebration of Katherine’s Life will be on Monday morning, April 9th, at 11:00 AM at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 11330 Louetta Rd, Houston, TX 77070, (281) 370-2273. Charitable donations in Katherine’s memory may be made to Bible Study Fellowship, 19001 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78258, (210) 492-4676 or to Lakewood United Methodist Church, address above. Another gift for Katherine would be your leading others to Christ for their salvation. Published by legacy.com
William Leon Springer, BBA ’05, of Houston, formerly of Dobbin, TX, died Feb. 18 at age 34. Born to Jim and Linda Springer on Saturday, May 14, 1983, William was raised with his siblings, Jimmy and Kelsey, on their family farm, which he affectionately called, “Springer Ranch.” Growing up, William was a diligent student, talented tennis player and proud member of the Montgomery High School Class of 2001. He attended Baylor University where he became a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. He graduated with a degree in Finance in 2005, which led him to an accomplished commercial real estate career in Houston. At the time of his passing, William was serving as Vice President at JLL Valuation and Advisory Services, LLC. A Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), William served as an Advisor to Institute candidates and was a member of the Leadership Development and Advisory Council (LDAC) for the Institute. William also made it a personal priority to give back to his community, devoting many hours of his time to the causes he held dear, including currently serving as President of the Board of Directors of the Houston Children’s Chorus and as a Board Member of the Fondren Foundation. When he wasn’t working or participating in nonprofit activities, you could say William was usually “wheels up,” taking as many trips as possible with his family and friends. His love for travel and adventure was typified by his trips to San Diego, Chicago (one of his favorites), New York City, Telluride, Scotland, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam and Germany, just to name a few. He very much enjoyed his blended lifestyle; the perfect mix of country life and city life. He considered himself a diehard inner-looper and foodie and could often be found jamming to his favorite music (notoriously limited to those songs written before the year 2000).
William was an exceptional young man with a big and kind heart, always thinking of others before himself and never meeting a stranger. He is survived by his loving parents, Jim and Linda Springer of Dobbin, Texas, his brother Jimmy Springer and wife, Lacey, of New Braunfels, Texas, his sister, Kelsey Springer of Dobbin, his cherished dog, Duke, and countless lifetime friends. He is preceded in death by his beloved grandparents, Leon and Ann Rosilier of Dobbin, Texas, and his grandfather, James Springer, of Brady, Texas. William was a wonderfully devoted son, brother and friend who will be greatly missed and never forgotten by the many people whose lives he touched during his amazing life. Serving as pallbearers will be Chisem Phillips, Santiago Garavito, Adam Housel, Jon Conner, Michael Craig, Patrick Lynch, Kyle Awalt, Chris Cottle and Madison Clark. In addition to flowers, memorial donations in William’s honor may be made to the Houston Children’s Chorus at P.O. Box 66567, Houston, Texas 77266 or www.houstonchildren.org or to St. Mary’s Catholic Church at P.O. Box 388, Plantersville, Texas 77363. Published by Lindley Robertson Holt Funeral Home
Dr. William Alonzo Stanley IV, BS ’05, of Fort Worth died March 12 at age 35. He is survived by his parents Pat and William Alonzo Stanley, III D.D.S; his sister Patrice Pryor and brother-in-law Jason Pryor; his niece and nephew Loren and Jacob; as well as cousins, aunts, uncles, and countless friends. Dr. Stanley is a graduate of Alamo Heights High School, Class of 2001, where he played football and baseball. He then attended Baylor University where he received a degree in biology, followed by more education at Baylor College of Dentistry where he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Stanley was a member of the American Dental Association and was a respected dentist in Fort Worth. Dr. Stanley was a big Spurs fan and a Baylor sports fan. He enjoyed working out, travel, and spending time with his family in San Antonio. Services will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 1:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, San Antonio. Porter Loring Mortuaries
Vanessa Leigh “Bonnie” Aregullin, BA ’07, of Sterling City, TX, died March 11 at age 37. It is with great sadness that the family announce her passing. She was born May 5, 1980 and went to be with the Lord March 11, 2018. She is forever remembered as vibrant, full of life, with a contagious laugh and a beautiful smile and loved by all. She had a Communications Degree from Baylor University (Sic 'em Bears as she always said). She was a member of Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society, Baylor Student Ministry Leadership Team, Baylor Literary Club, and Delta Sigma Pi. She had a cosmetology license, a massage therapist license, worked at a whole health wellness center, and had her own business. She was also involved in Mentoring Grieving Children "Building Bridges", Soup Kitchen, Austin Capitol Area Food Bank, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Foundation for the Homeless. She never tired of serve others. She is preceded in death by her mother Alma and her grandfather Papo White Eagle. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister Tissy Adwell, her 'babies' nephew Xander and niece Grace, her father Salvador, her most loved grandmother Mamo Lola Rios, 'Father' Uncle Sam White Eagle. 'Mom' Aunt Helen White Eagle, uncles Sonny Rios and Silvestre White Eagle, and many other uncles, aunts and cousins. A funeral service in memory of Vanessa will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1PM at the O.T. Jones Auditorium, 700 - 7th street, Sterling City. Published in GoSanAngelo
Matthew Lee List, ’11, of Holliday, TX, died Feb. 9 at age 29. Matthew graduated from Holliday High School and attended Baylor University. He is survived by his parents, Dan and Lynn List; brother, Andrew (U. S. Army) and sister-in-law Taylor. Memorial Services to be held at 1:00 PM Friday, February 16, 2018 at Cross Country Church, Holliday, Texas. Published by Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Robert Christopher Marshall, a sophomore aviation sciences major from Bruni, TX, died March 8 in a plane crash. He was 19.