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Professor Daniel Wescott, above, points out differences between human and non-human bones to an audience of about 30 people during the Bayside Historical Society’s quarterly presentation on Saturday, May 16. At right in the contributed photo, a Fist cast iron coffin is on display in the Museum of Funeral Customs in Springfield, Illinois. 
Westcott photo by Tim Delaney
Contribute photo Professor Daniel Wescott, above, points out differences between human and non-human bones to an audience of about 30 people during the Bayside Historical Society’s quarterly presentation on Saturday, May 16. At right in the contributed photo, a Fist cast iron coffin is on display in the Museum of Funeral Customs in Springfield, Illinois. Westcott photo by Tim Delaney
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Anthropologist picks a bone with society
BAYSIDE – Throw this guy a bone and he will be happy. But make sure it is a human bone. This “guy...
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Patricia Dolan Ruebush
Patricia Dolan Ruebush, 87, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Patricia was born to Ernest and Helen (Scheewe) Strauss in Santa Maria, California on May 20, 1927. She married her first husband, D...
Frances Scales Wade
Woodsboro - Frances Scales Wade, age 91, of Woodsboro, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015. She was born July 2, 1923 in Paris, Texas to Rebecca Ruth (Wyatt) Scales and Clyde Marvin Scales, Sr....
David Valenzuela
REFUGIO – David Valenzuela, 82, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Mr. Valenzuela was born March 5, 1933, in McFaddin to Elias and Leonora H. Rivas. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Abel ...
Allie Catchings Simpson
WOODSBORO – Allie Catchings Simpson, 92, died Friday, May 8, 2015. Mrs. Simpson was born April 22, 1923, in Brazoria to Willie and Lillie Catchings. She was preceded in death by her parents; husban...

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