Obituaries

Aguirre

Norma I. Aguirre passed away Friday, February 13, 2015.  She is the wife of Sergeant Frank C. Aguirre, assigned to the Eastside Division. Services were held Feb. 8 with burial in Forest Park Lawndale.

Beltran

Gabino P. Beltran Sr. passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015.  He is the husband of Senior Office Assistant Susan C. Beltran, assigned to the Homeland Security Command. Services were held Feb. 6.

Branch

Mr. Walter Branch, Jr. passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015.  He is the grandfather of Car Attendant Supervisor Derrick Branch, assigned to the Fleet Division Staff Services Command who is married to Evidence Technician Angela Antoinette Branch, assigned to the Property Room Staff Service Command. Services were held Feb. 21 with burial in Moscow, Texas.

Campbell

Retired Sergeant Edward A. Campbell passed away Monday, February 17, 2015.  Sergeant Campbell joined the Department Oct. 17, 1969 as a member of Academy Class No. 24 and retired July 16, 1981.  He is survived by his wife, Doris Jean Campbell. Services were held Feb. 19 with burial in Houston National Cemetery.

Davis

Mrs. Leila Joyce Davis passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015.  She is the mother of Police Officer LeAnn Danielle West, assigned to the East Patrol Command. Services were held Feb. 21 with burial in Paradise North Cemetery.

Garcia

Retired Buyer Carmen V. Garcia passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015.  She joined the department on Dec. 5, 1989.  During her career, she served at the West Patrol Command, Technical Services Command Administration, Support Services Command Administration, and the North Patrol Command.  She was last assigned to the Crime Lab when she retired on Feb. 16, 2006.  Services were held Feb. 12.

Hardaway

Ronald L. Hardaway passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015.  He is the brother of Senior Police Officer Randy Hardaway, assigned to the Air Support Division. Services were held Feb. 16 with burial in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery.

McElroy

Opal McElroy, 96, passed away on Friday, February 6, 2015.  She is the mother-in-law of Microcomputer Analyst Dale Steed, assigned to the Technology Services Command.  Services were held Feb. 13.

McHenry

Ester Johnson McHenry passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015.  She is the mother of Probationary Police Officer Ali K. McHenry, assigned to Central Patrol. Services were held Feb. 7.

Trahan

Mrs. Margaret A. Trahan passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  She is the mother of Sergeant Steven G. Trahan (PD), last assigned to the Recruiting Division. Services were held Feb. 9 with burial in Paradise North Cemetery.

Washington

Mr. Roderick Washington passed away.  He is the brother of Retired Senior Police Officer Arnetta Washington, who is currently assigned as an Administrative Assistant in the Juvenile Sex Crimes Unit. Services were held Feb. 7.

Williams

Mr. Jack Ellsworth Williams, 83, passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  He is the father of Mrs. Cheryl Yates, who is married to Senior Police Officer Michael Yates (PD-C), who was last assigned to CID.  Mike Yates son, Jared Yates, was previously with HPD until he became an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.  Services were held Feb. 9 with burial in Hitchcock.

Wolff

Retired IRM Manager, George E. Wolf, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  George joined the Department July 1, 1994 as a member of the Forensic Services Command and retired May 1, 2007 while he was assigned to the Technology Services Command.  Services were held Feb. 21 with burial in Houston National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Vigna Wolf.

Zuehlke

Margaret “Rose” Zuehlke passed away Sunday, February 08, 2015.  She is the grandmother of Senior Police Officer Michelle Losey, assigned to Northeast Patrol. Services were held Feb. 28.