Pete Styner

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  • Name Pete Styner 
    Born 2 Jul 1902 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Dec 1988  Palestine, Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Garden Of Memories, Elkhart, Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Pete Styner

      Services for Pete Styner, 86, of Elkhart, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Elkhart with the Revs. Bobbie Weber and J. Alton Jones officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories in Elkhart, with member of Elkhart Lodge 400 AF&AM in charge. Arrangements are boy Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
      Mr. Styner died Tuesday at Palestine Nursing Center.

      He was born July 2, 1902, in Palestine, a son of Jacob Leander and Stella Cotton Styner. During World War II, he served as a Captain in the U. S. Army in the Pacific Theater and was a recipient of the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal and World War II Victory Medal.

      A civil engineer, he was employed by the Atomic Energy Commission for many years and was project manager for 30 tests in Nevada. He also was self-employed for many years, and was the surveyor and design engineer for Lakeview Methodist Assembly.

      Mr. Styner was a member of First United Methodist Church in Elkhart and Elkhart Lodge 400 AF&AM.
      His wife, Mary Clementine Lewis Styner, preceded him in death on June 6, 1988.
      He is survived by his daughters, Barbara Thomas of Devine and Faye Williamson of Arvada, Colo.; sons, Mike Styner of Running Springs, Calif., Pete Styner Jr. of Houston and Marley Styner of Palestine; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
      The family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church in Elkhart.
      Condolence calls well be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

      Pallbearers will be Stan Helwig, Grady Isbell, W. A. Montgomery, C. D. Taylor, Doyle Goodman, Jim T. Houston, Omie Callaway, Col. C. H. Valentine, Merrill Marshman and Joe Paxton.


      Palestine (TX) Herald-Press, Wednesday, 14 December 1988:
    Person ID I15900  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Father Jacob Leander Styner,   b. 10 Feb 1871, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1953, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Tabitha Stella Cotten,   b. 25 Oct 1874, Athens, Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1962, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1894  Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3582  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Clementine Lewis,   bur. Garden Of Memories, Elkhart, Anderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F5831  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S767] findagrave.com.