In Good Company
Raquel Beltran was recently recognized by the Devereux Foundation as the 2013 Supervisory Excellence Award recipient for the Victoria center. This award is presented annually to honor and recognize a supervisor who demonstrates commitment to Devereux's core values and is able to instill pride and foster personal and professional growth to those under his/her supervision.
Charles H. Hauboldt III, owner and funeral director of Grace Funeral Homes in Victoria, Port Lavaca and Goliad, has announced that A. Courtney Pieper has joined the staff as a full-time funeral director.
Gary Cooper, co-owner of Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum, was named Texas Funeral Directors Association's funeral director of the year for the South Texas region. The award was presented March 21 at the group's spring meeting in McAllen. He has been a licensed funeral director for 31 years, serves on the association's board of directors and is active in the state's Funeral Director Disaster Response Team.