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Katheryn Mildred Frieda Buendel Clifton
December 26, 1932 - December 12, 2011

Katheryn "Mildred Frieda" Buendel Clifton, age 78, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. Clifton is survived by her daughters, Judy  Katheryn Mahula and husband Michael of Leming, Barbara Smallwood and husband Billy of Mico, Annette Ottinger Santana and husband David of San Antonio, Joyce Ann Aguilar and husband Gilberto of San Antonio, sons, Bobby  Wayne Ottinger and wife Paula of San Antonio, Edward Bryan Ottinger, Jr. and wife Velia of Pleasanton, Michael Lynn Ottinger and wife Susan of Seguin, Bruce Lee  Ottinger and wife Cynthia of San Antonio, Vernon  J. Clifton, Jr. of Pleasanton, brothers, Clarence Buendel and wife Pauline of Alice, Glenn Buendel of Caldwell, Donald Buendel and wife Sharon of College Station, Charles Buendel and wife Charlene of Moran, step-son, Michael Tracy Clifton of Houston, step-daughters, Robbie Hanna and husband Rick of Pasadena, Christy Hollier and husband Richard of Bay City, Connie Stephens and husband Dwight Byler of Atlanta, as well as forty-eight grandchildren and seventy-two great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl Walter Buendel and Lydia Emma (Woelke) Buendel, husband, Vernon J. Clifton, son Mitchell J. Clifton and his spouse Shelly Clifton, sisters Buelah Mae Moulder and Janette Helen Brister, grandsons Thomas Sowell, Jr, Jacob Aguilar and great grandson Keilab Lyons.  Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, TX where the family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, December 15, 2011.  A graveside service will be held at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Jourdanton, Texas  at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 17, 2011.  Anyone wishing to sign the guest book, share memories or issue condolences may do so at  


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