Obituaries

Marillyn Nystrom
D: 2017-12-08
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Nystrom, Marillyn
Clara Poehl
B: 1924-09-08
D: 2017-12-05
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Poehl, Clara
Stephanie Bann
D: 2017-12-05
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Bann, Stephanie
Robert Goldsmith
B: 1937-10-23
D: 2017-12-03
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Goldsmith, Robert
Flolyn L. Naegelin
B: 1941-01-31
D: 2017-12-01
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Naegelin, Flolyn L.
Mildred Phillips
D: 2017-12-01
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Phillips, Mildred
Rita Reid Aycock
B: 1931-12-19
D: 2017-11-30
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Reid Aycock, Rita
Isiah Watkins
B: 1940-03-02
D: 2017-11-30
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Watkins, Isiah
Virginia Neel
B: 1930-08-12
D: 2017-11-29
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Neel, Virginia
Cecil E. Coffee
B: 1938-06-17
D: 2017-11-29
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Coffee, Cecil E.
Christina Garcia
B: 1975-10-16
D: 2017-11-27
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Garcia, Christina
Lucille Monica Foley
B: 1935-03-18
D: 2017-11-26
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Foley, Lucille Monica
Robert Lynn Carter
B: 1953-08-30
D: 2017-11-26
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Carter, Robert Lynn
Pauline Luna
D: 2017-11-19
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Luna, Pauline
Ramon Cordero
B: 1953-04-16
D: 2017-11-18
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Cordero, Ramon
Marina Herrera
B: 1951-01-12
D: 2017-11-17
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Herrera, Marina
Ximena Hernandez
B: 2017-11-17
D: 2017-11-17
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Hernandez, Ximena
Ruth Ridgell
B: 1935-09-07
D: 2017-11-16
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Ridgell, Ruth
Vicky Hunt
D: 2017-11-14
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Hunt, Vicky
Linda Keeton
D: 2017-11-13
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Keeton, Linda
Allen C. Schornack
B: 1944-05-10
D: 2017-11-10
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Schornack, Allen C.

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What Families are Saying

Almost every day, we receive thank you notes and cards from the families we’ve served. Each of these heartfelt messages about our end-of-life care means more to us than we can express here, because it affirms the fact that we are doing what we set out to do when we opened the doors of OakCrest Funeral Home: help families celebrate, pay tribute to, and memorialize a loved one with compassionate attentive care, the highest-quality funeral products, and thorough professionalism. Take some time to read these testimonials – and learn that, every day, we exceed expectations.

You made a very difficult time a little easier and treated us like family.

Deanna Bracciale

 

All of the staff was caring and helpful.

Jean Conley

 

You’re the best and I tell everybody!

Anne Taylor

 

I was very impressed with the service. I could not have had or wished for more.

Thank you and your wonderful staff.

Freeman Hayes

 

Your facilities were very accommodating and peaceful.

Thank you so much, Mark Weathers


Dear Dr. Jim Moshinskie: Words cannot begin to express our gratitude for your generous help for Brandon Monnich and his family. At this truly heartbreaking time in their lives, you have lifted their spirits and ours with your thoughtfulness and caring. No matter what the school and commuity needs, you are there. We are truly blessed to have you as part of our family. I know that God will reward you for your generous and loving spirit. Sincerely, Louis Gonzales, Principal


We would like to thank you for your kindness in getting us through a very difficult time. Your professionalism is appreciated. The viewing, visitation, and cemetery service were perfect. Thank you, the Ernest Veselka Family


Thank you for providing our family a lovely service. You were all very helpful during our difficult time. The Family of Annie Fletcher


Dear Jim: We appreciated your service at the time of my husband's death. No one could have been more caring and concerned than you were. Thank you very much, Joan Roach


Dear Jim Moshinskie, Alvin Sykora, and the OakCrest Staff:

Thanks for all you did for us during mom's funeral -- we are most grateful and most impressed with all the details you were able to help us with -- The services were wonderful and mom would have been most impressed!

Thanks, Fr. Tom Franks, Austin, Texas


Thanks for your kindness and thoughtfulness for my sister Virginia Wilson's funeral. Everything went well on such short notice. Especially welcome was the cool water at the gravesite. Many favorable comments were expressed. Thanks, May God bless you! Florence Garcia


Thank you for doing such a wonderful job of preparing our dad and for your kindness -- The Harwell family


Jim, there are truly not enough thank you's to tell you how much I appreciate all you did to help us through this. You are a very special person and I thank you for every minute of your time. - Beck Anderson


Jim, Tammy and Chris - I want to tell you how much I appreciated all you did for me when I lost my dad. The Memorial Video was sincerely appreciated -- Jim Lomax


Your kindness and sincerity were very much appreciated. Thank you Jim for being so attentive -- Apodaca family


We appreciate your kindness and well organized service. -- Seith family


Tammy and Jim were both very understanding and helpful. -- Millard family


Your concern for our family was very caring and we thank you so very much -- Wooten family


A very difficult process was completed with unexpected care. -- Salazar family


Tammy was great through the difficult process. - Sandy Viana


You showed a patient spirit, and your decor showed an air of reverence. No matter to whom I spoke or the concern that I had, you and your staff were completely professional. -- Logan family


We were so impressed with OakCrest Funeral Home that we enthusiastically recommend its services to our relatives and friends - Gloria Gonzales


You all were so wonderful to my Mom and family. Your compassion for us was great. Thank you very much - Michael Jansing


I would like to thank you all so much for your wonderful help and concern -- Francis Donald and family


Ronnie's funeral was much more complicated than either of us anticipated, but you were just wonderful and handled everything beautifully -- Family of Coach Ronnie Bruce


We were very pleased with everything. We feel no one could have done better. Thank you. -- Juanita Frey


Jim and Tammy were very nice, and were ready to answer any questions as well as others -- Savena Hogeland


Jim Moshinskie bent over backwards to please us -- Margie Robinson


Everyone was extremely helpful, kind, and considerate - Sharron Lucy


I can not thank you enough. Our family has always used another funeral home since 1948, but the change was wonderful - Pamella Bradbury


Everyone was very helpful. They took care of us to every extent. Mother would have been proud of the manner in which she was taken care of and of the service -- -- Vada Pecskovszky


Jim, thank you for all the help and kindness shown to us. It was an extremely difficult situation but you made it as easy as possible. Janice Lytle


Thank you for making this very hard time easier. - Jackie Fike


Everyone we dealt with was always so very caring. Jim, Jacque, and everyone there were just so very nice - we were all very pleased how we were treated there - Hope Rouse


I was very pleased with your service and will gladly recommend your facility - Wright family


I was glad that I chose OakCrest, and I would recommend your place -- Brent Burns


To everyone at OakCrest Funeral Home, 
we can't express my gratitude enough for all you have done for our family. You have all been so kind and understanding. Our mother looked 20 years younger. No one could believe how beautiful she looked. It was such a good feeling to see all the stress and pain gone. The entire visitation and funeral went so smooth from planning until we went to the cemetery -- The Schroeder and Cross Families


Tammy, thank you for everything you did to make things go smoothly during our recent loss. Everything was beautiful from the flowers to the service itself. Your kindness was a Godsend during this time. -- The Miller Family


On behalf of myself and my three children I would like to thank you and commend you on a very professional yet personal service you rendered to Mr. James Evans and his family. Your efforts and extreme care were felt and appreciated by us all. God bless you. -- Carolyn Brown, Phillip Brown, Phyllis Walker, Felicia Brown


Thanks for making everything go so smooth. I'll never forget your kindness. -- Jewell family


I am very happy with the care we received -- Reeve family


Tammy, Jim and Ramona: 
It is hard to find the words to express my gratitude for the fine way you handled my husband Jesse's funeral. You and each person we had contact with at your facility were overwhelmingly gracious. You company has achieved what every business venture would desire -- serving your client with warmth, sincerity, and genuine concern in excellent service. -- Salazar family


It is with our sincere appreciation we thank you for everything you did for us. The services, taking care of our son, and for your caring during our time of sorrow. -- Matthews family


You showed a patient spirit. Your decor showed an air of reverence. No matter to whom I spoke or the concern I had you and your staff were completely professionals. -- Logan family


You made the hard time easier. Thanks to all. -- Donald family


We were very pleased with all the services and care. -- James Hodges Family


I cannot thank you enough. Our family has always used another Waco funeral home since 1948, but the change to OakCrest Funeral Home was wonderful. -- Bradbury family


We were so impressed with OakCrest Funeral Home that we would enthusiastically recommend its services to our relatives and friends. -- Gloria Gonzales


Thank you very much -- Wilston Easter


Jim and everyone at OakCrest Funeral Home took care of everything so well. All of us were pleased. -- Mrs. Anna Jost


Everything was carried out with respect, love, and caring. Our daughter, family, and friends thought our loved one looked very natural and very young, almost like he used to. -- Mrs. Ruth Mayo


Your personnel were excellent -- couldn't have been better. I've become your #1 advertising agent -- Mrs. Bert King


Your care was excellent. We were very pleased about the care, and the concern we received - Thank you. Mary Gingerich


Everything was done with care. Your facilities provide a very soothing, calm environment. Your personnel were extremely kind and comforting. Jim Moshinskie was so nice and understanding. He answered all my questions and even thought of the little details to make my mom's funeral service better. -- Trina DeRosier


The caring attitude of everyone meant so much. The coffee and cookies gave a warm welcome to all. -- Linda Schreiber


I appreciate your personal service and your concern in my time of grief. Thank you so much. -- Adaline Montgomery


Tammy was very helpful to our family. Everyone was very helpful. I would recommend your service to anyone. -- Owen G. Anderson


Thank you for the excellent care you gave my mom. Also to all of the OakCrest employees, you are all professionals #1. -- Toby, Martha, and Toby Jr. Jacinto


You have helped me and my family very much - May God bless you all. -- Doris Thrasher


Dear Jim Moshinskie, 
Thanks so much for the kindness you offered to our family during our time of loss. We cannot possibly explain how comfortable you and the rest of the staff made us feel. We left feeling like you really cared for us. Everyone told our family that this was the nicest and most respectful funeral they have been to. -- Lisa Gain - daughter of Darrell Stephens, Sr.


The OakCrest personnel responsible for the services for my wife were outstanding. Thanks to Jim Moshinskie, and everyone for the caring and sympathy given. Thank you. -Pat Mitchell


Thank you for the wonderful support you gave us. We appreciate the special care OakCrest gave us during our time of need. Thank you for making us feel like part of your family. -- The Anderson Family


To Jim Moshinskie and staff, you all were wonderful to our family. You were so considerate and caring. Thanks so much for the way you worked with us. Peggy Hollowell and family


Our sincere thanks to OakCrest Funeral Home, Jim Moshinskie, and staff. We would like to express our thanks for their courteous and professional way of taking care of our Mother and Dad (Evelyn and Edwin Smith). The world needs more people with the compassion that was rendered during trying times. Thank you for your help, it was greatly appreciated by us. It's great to know that people still have a heart and love for their fellow man. David, Diane, And Larry Smith


Thank you very much for your help from the beginning to the very end -- The Castillo family


Our sincere thanks to OakCrest Funeral Home, Jim Moshinskie, and staff. We would like to express our thanks for their courteous and professional way of taking care of one of our valued associates and friend and her loved ones during their time of grief. The world needs more people with the compassion that was rendered during trying times. Thank you for your help, it was greatly appreciated by everyone. It's great to know that people still have a heart and love for their fellow man.


My family wanted to thank you so much for all that you did and the comfort you gave us after Mom went home to be with the Lord. Mom hadn't looked so beautiful since before her illness. You were so informative and kind and we just could not have asked for more. God bless you in a special way. The Ruby Honaker Family.


Dear Jim:
Thank you so much for helping to make Bill's funeral exactly as he had planned it. You were a pleasure to work with and made a very tough time easier on us. Thanks for all of the attention.Peggy Hollowell and family


Everyone that we encountered at OakCrest Funeral Home was very kind and helpful. The funeral itself could not have been more reverent. Thanks to all. Mrs. Patricia Fergeson


Dear Jim and Chris:
I want to thank you for your gracious, helpful, and thoughtful service for my family. Things that were so difficult for me were made easy by you and your staff. My wife's services were simply perfect and so helpful in our hour of bereavement. Dr. Steve Farnsworth


Dear Jim: 
Thank you so much for all the kindness and concern you demonstrated to me and my family during the time of my father's passing. We truly appreciated your explanations and the prompt filing of the paperwork. Your assistance helped us make it through the difficult time. -- Preston Lynn Waller and family


I have told everyone that I have talked to about how kind and helpful you were and how you were there for the family -- Sharron Johansen


Your services to us were excellent, and your personnel were very helpful. I will recommend OakCrest to all my friends. Mr. Moshinskie was most helpful to us. -- Audrey Peterson-


Everything was very satisfactory, Your children's room is excellent." -- Linda Gollsbee


Tammy explained everything very well. Your facilities were modern and comforting. Tammy and others showed a kind, considerate, and compassionate attitude. I would recommend you to others in need. -- Rev. Bill Patterson


Thank you for your special attention. -- Ruth Thornton


Thank you so very much. Everything was very satisfactory - The family of Alizabeth Love


Thank you for your kindness during the sad time of losing my beloved mother. Your booklet on how to survive the period of grieving has been very helpful. -- June Beatty


Thank you for attending to our loved one so well. My mother and father were impressed with the attention your staff gave the friends and family. There isn't words to express how thankful we are. The only thing I can think of is: Thank you! -- The Jesse Diaz family


Thanks for all your help in planning our sister's funeral. Also please tell the gentlemen who came to Driftwood Cemetery how much we appreciated their help -- John Bergendahl and Dorothea Jackson


We would like to express our appreciation for all you did for us in our time of need, especially to Tammy and Chris for being there for us and making everything just perfect. Our grief would be much harder to handle without the kindness and support you showed. There are not enough words to express how we are greatly thankful for everything you all have done for us. We know we made the right choice when we chose OakCrest Funeral Home. -- Ruby Clapper's family


Thank you so very much for all of your kindness and comfort. Thank you for treating my mother with respect and care. It is very appreciated. -- Rebecca Tatum


I have told everyone that I have talked to about how kind and helpful you were and how you were there for the family and not that we were there for you just for business. -- Sharon Johnansen.


To Jim Moshinskie and all the staff: Thank you for being so kind to us and for taking such care of our loved one. You are all very special people. Thank you for being there in our hour of need. --The Cathey Family


"Everything was very satisfactory. Thank you." - The Family of Penny Edens


"All of my family appreciated the kindness and loving care given to us in our hours of need. You are all wonderful people." -- The Beatty Family


"Your personnel were very helpful in every way. You can certainly count on my highest recommendation to anyone." -- Donald Heltner


"Tammy Mattiza could not have been sweeter or easier to work with. I appreciate so much not being pressured at any time." -- Jean Gaylor


"We would like to express our appreciation for all you are doing for us in our time of need, especially to Tammy for being there for us in answering our questions and taking our calls. There are not enough words or things to say to express how we are greatly thankful for everything you all have done for us." -- Angela Salazar's family


"The OakCrest staff were so warm and friendly. Our family felt very comfortable talking with them. We also like the memorial videotape which was shown at the visitation and funeral." -Emailee Taylor


"You all made a very sad and hard time for our family as easy as possible. Thank you." --Sharon Franks


"We appreciate all the help and support you have shown and given to our family at this difficult time. We have and will continue to recommend you to all." -- The Ortiz and Jones Families.


"I wanted to thank you for the help and support you'll given us during my mother and step-father's funerals. You have warm personalities and easy to talk to. I would recommend you to anyone. I love the addition of the memorial videotape with the snapshots. Several people commented on them, very favorably." -- Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Taylor


"Thanks from the bottom of our heart from everything you've done" -- The Johnson, Smith, Jenkins, and Nelson families.


"We would like to take this time to tell you how helpful, compassionate and wonderful Tammy handled my father's funeral. OakCrest and Tammy will be spoke of many times for their loving handling of our daddy's funeral." -- Dana Richman.


"Thank you to all of you for your assistance and helpfulness during the difficult time. You are a warm and caring group of people and our family truly appreciates all of your assistance and the professionalism you showed us. You were always very kind and most accommodating to any request. Thank you for handling Mike's services." -- Vicki Reesing


"Your staff and facilities were A-1. Your staff went out of the way to help me." -- Ann Gauntt


"We did not choose OakCrest because of price, but we chose you all because everybody seemed genuinely concerned for our care. Everyone has so much reverence when doing anything. That is what sets you all on a higher playing field than everyone else." -- Michael Stroud


"Everyone was very considerate and caring. Your staff was every helpful and professional while also taking a personal interest. Our family was very pleased with everything." -- Robert and Catherine Stanton


"Your firm was a very professional group. Thank you." -- Neil Robinson


"Everything was handled perfectly. We all felt good with what you did with all arrangements. Thank you!" -- Kay Strey


"Your prices and care far surprised the other Waco funeral home we used 10 months prior for my father." - Jackie Barefield


"I am very appreciative of OakCrest's service. They were great in all steps." -- Bonnie Holley


:Your services were so meaningful and will have an everlasting place in my heart. The funeral home is absolutely beautiful and the staff was very supportive and caring." -- Mrs. Gerry Foster


"You all were the most gentlest in my time of our grief and pain. " - Alton Davidson


"Tammy was a wonderful, caring person to me and the family." -- Sandra Davis


"Tammy was especially helpful to me" -- Marcella Clark


"Your services were outstanding. Tammy was wonderfully kind. Nothing was left undone or could have been better." -- Marie Anderson