Arline Teer

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Arline Teer of Pasadena, Texas, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2014, at the age of 91 after a short illness. She was born in Calvin, Louisiana on October 21, 1922. Arline attended Calvin High School where she was the captain of the state basketball championship team, and won a state contest for a speech titled “What It’s Like to be an American Girl”. She graduated as Valedictorian of her class. She went on to become a nurse and during World War II, worked in California. She practiced in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, and retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston. Arline was proud of representing St. Joseph’s as a speaker on innovative urology techniques. This past January, she celebrated being a friend of Bill for 40 years and following the 12 steps. She was very devoted to helping others with their life challenges. She will be lovingly remembered by the many friends she made and lives she has touched. Her sister Marie Carpenter, and twin brother RC Carter, preceded her in death. She will be greatly missed by her son Ronnie Teer of Pasadena, Texas; her daughter and son-in law Jan and Alan Schwartz of Golden, Co; her granddaughter Julia Harper and her husband Dan, of Winter Park, Colorado; her granddaughter Andrea Johnson and her husband Blake, of Valencia, California; and her great grandchildren, twins Carter and Brooke Johnson, also of Valencia, California. She loved and was loved by all of her nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, and extended family members. She was beloved by all and retained her cheerful, calm and helpful disposition until the end. A memorial service will be held in Houston, Texas and the ashes will be buried at Sanders Chapel Cemetery in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to: The Industrial Group, 1611 First Street, Galena Park, TX 77547.

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