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May 11, 2007

Obituaries for the week of May 11

‘Pauline’ Lofland

Mildred “Pauline” Lofland, 91, of Rockwall died May 1, 2007.

She was born March 20, 1916, in Royse City to Ernest and Flora Summers. She married J.L. Lofland on Feb. 28, 1935, in Chisholm. Pauline was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall.

She is survived by her son, Jimmy Lofland and wife Billie of Waxahachie; a daughter, Paulette Burks and husband Glenn of Rockwall; two brothers, James and Max Summers, both of Royse City; a sister, Mozelle Vervalin of Royse City; grandchildren Kim Peel, Cheree Holden and husband Scott, Karen Splawn and husband Andy, Autumn Quinton and husband Billy, and Keith Lofland; seven great-grandchildren, Ricky Peel and wife Lauren, Bradly Peel, Davis and Erin Holden, Tilmon Splawn, and Cash and Burkley Quinton; and two great-great-grandchildren, Austin and Avery Peel.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, J. L. Lofland; her parents; brothers Earl Summers and Seeley Summers; and sisters: Opal Buck and Jo Billingsley.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., May 3, at the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Interment followed in Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Steven Killian

Steven Joseph Killian, 51, of Rockwall died May 1, 2007.

He was born June 6, 1955, in Chelan, Wash., to Paul and Alice (Fort) Killian. Mr. Killian graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor of arts degree in marketing. He married Amy Louise Fred on Nov. 26, 1983, in Wheaton, Ill. Mr. Killian was a member of the Pathfinders Sunday School class at the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall and was employed by Master-Halco as a product manager. He was a member of the American Fence Association and the American Society for Testing and Materials.

Mr. Killian is survived by his wife of Rockwall; two daughters, Erin Elisabeth Killian and Alison Marie Killian of Rockwall; a grandson, Cooper Allen Killian-Thorsnes of Rockwall; his parents, Paul Killian of Reno, Nev., and Alice Killian of Manson, Wash.; sisters Marilyn Gilchrist of Sequim, Wash., and Donna Killian of Yakoma, Wash.; and a brother, Hal Killian of Manson, Wash.

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