Dr. Alvin Van Schiess returned to his heavenly home on Monday, May 5, 2013. Until his retirement, he was a professor of pathology at the University of Texas
Health Science Center. Throughout his life, he served in many leadership positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was serving at the San Antonio, Texas Temple at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Mary (Robinson) Schiess. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, and two children: Wynn David Schiess of Boerne, Texas, and Holly Elizabeth Hamilton of San Antonio. He has twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
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Funeral services will be at the LDS Church at 7420 Huebner Road, San Antonio on Thursday, May 9, at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. You may sign the online guestbook at www.missionparks.com
, under the obituary section.