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Rita Jane Spencer

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Rita Jane SpencerRita Jane (Seay) Spencer 80, of Houston, Texas passed away the morning of her 80th birthday. Rita was born in Ada, Oklahoma February 3, 1938. Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, February 10, in the chapel of Chapelwood United Methodist Church, 1140 Greenbay, Houston, Texas 77024, reception to follow.

Eugene Zeedyk

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Eugene ZeedykEugene Joseph Zeedyk, 77 of Pasadena, Texas passed away January 14, 2018 at home. Eugene or Gene as most who knew him called him was a very loving and giving man. He loved his family more than anything.

Theresa Kone

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Theresa KoneTheresa “Tess” Mary Kratz Kone was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, on December 30, 1922, and left her earthly family and friends on February 11, 2018, in Pasadena, Texas.

Lester Anderson

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Lester AndersonLester Mitchell “Mitch” Anderson, 91, passed away at 4:15 PM in his home on Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Deer Park, Texas. He was born February 9, 1926 to Mack and Lillie Mable Anderson in Lucedale, MS. On June 20, 1980 he married Josefina Villarreal in Alice, Texas whom he stayed married for 15 years. Lester enjoyed hunting, traveling, and various sports. His favorite sport to watch was college football, he used to say that at the pro level the passion for the game was lost a little. His two favorite sports to play throughout his life were baseball/softball and pool. He was able to play pool until he was 86 years old and during his final days of playing you could still catch a glimpse of his old talent on the pool table every now and then.

Jody Smith

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Jody SmithMr. Jody Grey Smith was born on February 1, 1948 to Joel and Evelyn Smith in Alice, Texas. He left this world on February 1, 2018 in Deer Park, Texas.

Council approves all items at Tuesday meeting

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Deer Park City Council passed all the items on its Tuesday regular agenda. The items included a zoning amendment to allow for a heliport for emergency medical services. Council also approved items relating to the Maxwell Center renovation project after mold was found in the building.

Military News: Jeremiah N. Boles

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boles.jeremiah.17bb32a8 35cb 4c56 81ee ca3e4ae9ec0fU.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeremiah N. Boles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Boles is the son of Bennie and Christina Boles of Deer Park, Texas.

He is a 2017 graduate of Deer Park High School, Deer Park, Texas.

Military News: Noah A. Mosqueda

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mosqueda.noah.1e081587 1722 44af 8945 0f05f29dfb00U.S. Air Force Airman Noah A. Mosqueda graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Mosqueda is the son of Lisa and Elio Mosqueda of Pasadena, Texas.

He is a 2017 graduate of Deer Park High School, Pasadena, Texas.

Rodney Campbell

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Rodney Lee CampbellRodney Lee Campbell was born April 8, 1933 in Lynchburg, Va. God sent His angles to take him home in the predawn of January 31, 2018 at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 23 days. Rod served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-1956 with a tour of duty from 1953-1954 on a world cruise aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Tarawa as an Aviation Ordinance 3rd Class. Upon his discharge, he remained in the Naval Reserves until 1960. Rod was employed by Sears Roebuck and Company for 26 years from April 1970 until retirement in April 1996. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason.

Margie Sims

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Margie Ann SimsMargie Ann Sims, 85 passed away February 3, 2018. Margie was loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved to play bingo or finding that hidden treasure at the Thrift store.

DPPD's newest K9 team prepares to hit the streets

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The Deer Park Police Department recently announced the addition of new K9 Officer Roni. The German short-haired pointer, who specializes in narcotics, and handler Officer Joel Nitchman will hit the streets this month. Nitchman said he is excited to be tabbed as the department’s next K9 handler and have a tough act to follow.

DPPD adds Mathur, Smiers to its ranks

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Jay Mathur and Dustin Smiers took their oaths to serve and protect as the Deer Park Police Department’s newest officers this week. Both were hired last year and were sworn in Monday by Chief Greg Grigg in a small ceremony at DPPD Headquarters.