STEGALL, Yvonne Masur|
Yvonne Masur Stegall, aged 77 of Austin, Texas, passed away on February 20, 2014. She was born in Lockhart, Texas on August 21, 1936 to Henry Lea and Rena Pearl Masur. Yvonne graduated from Lockhart Senior High in 1954. After travelling the world for several years as a military spouse, Yvonne graduated from Southwest Texas State University with both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Education. She was married to the late John Stegall for twenty years, living in Beaumont, Texas before returning to Austin, Texas upon John's retirement from the U.S. Army.
Yvonne loved teaching and taught school for many years, retiring from Lake Travis ISD as a kindergarten teacher. Yvonne and John loved music and were wonderful dancers. One of Yvonne's greatest loves was being a grandmother and she was a great influence in their lives. She spent holidays with her grandchildren, teaching them the love of playing in the sun, picnic lunches, enjoying the company of a person while laughing and sharing stories and creating a holiday atmosphere.
She is survived by her two children Thom Jackson and Linda (Scott) Henry of London, England; her brother Hank (Betty) Masur. In addition, she is survived by her step-children: Kelly Andrews, John W. (Nicole) Stegall and the late Tony Stegall. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Noelle, Sydney and Samuel Henry, Jeremy Hines and Faith (Peter) Richerson; and great-grandchildren: Scout, Ella, Scarlett, Hannah and Liam; nieces and nephews: David, Darren (Courtney) Masur, Marshall (Janice) Masur, Laura D'Lee (Scotty) Brown, D'Lynn (Mike) Trammell, and Larea (Mathew) Salcedo; and grand-nieces and nephews: Tyler, Davin, Dalen, Rheagen, Rhyan, Blake, Maddie, Hannah, Kendall , Mallory, Lilly and Alex.
A memorial service to celebrate Yvonne's life will be held at 5:30 pm on February 27, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church in Lockhart, Texas (120 N. Commerce Street). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jesse "Red" Burditt Scholarship Fund, Lockhart High School, Lockhart, Texas.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2014