Obituaries

Richard Marshall

28 March 1956 - 1 October 2023

Richard "Rick" Marshall, age 67, of Branson, Missouri, passed away October 1, 2023. He entered this life on March 28, 1956, the son of Walter and Ruby (Holt) Marshall in Kansas City, Missouri. Rick was joined in marriage to Christine Patricia Brewer (nee: Wojtan) on August 17, 1991.

Lawrence Barnes

23 September 2023

Lawrence (Larry) Barnes passed away on September 23, 2023 at the age of 100. Larry joined Aramco in 1947 as an electrical engineer. He held many positions during his thirty years with Aramco, and was the Superintendent of Transportation when he retired in 1977.

David Henry Morris

4 March 1944 - 22 September 2023

Dr. David Henry Morris, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and his cherished wife on Friday, September 22, 2023. He graduated from Paschel High School in Fort Worth, TX in 1961 and received his BS from Texas Wesleyan University in 1963, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity.

Odell Leo Bratland

22 October 1927 - 19 September 2023

Odell Leo Bratland, age 95, of Chanhassen, and formerly of Spring Grove, MN, passed away on Sept. 19, 2023, at St. Francis Regional Hospital in Shakopee, MN. He was born on Oct. 22, 1927, in Wilmington Twp., rural Spring Grove to Albert and Hannah (Solberg) Bratland.

Richard Lawrence O'Keeffe

19 September 2023

Richard Lawrence O'Keeffe passed away on September 19, 2023. He worked in Aramco as an Instrument Engineer in Ras Tanura and Juaymah Gas Plant from 1981 to 1991. He was known as a member of the Eastern Province Road Runners, and Ras Tanura Darts Team.

Gregory L. Nelson

17 September 2023

Gregory L. Nelson, son of Dick and Liz Stenstrom, passed away September 17, 2023 in Rancho Murieta, CA. Gregory graduated from Najmah School, class of 1979.

Farrel Dame

12 September 2023

Retired Chief Petty Officer Farrel "Gene" Dame, 86, of Shiloh, Illinois passed away September 12, 2023 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, O'Fallon, Illinois. Gene grew up on a farm in Southern Illinois and was known for being a sharpshooter as a young teenager.

Ferdinand Wellman

19 March 1932 - 6 September 2023

Ferdinand "Jim" Wellman, born March 19, 1932, in Lafayette, Indiana, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2023. A man of exemplary character and versatility, Jim's life was marked by service, ingenuity, and a profound love for his community and family.

Josephine Haywood

30 August 2023

Josephine (Jo) Haywood passed away following a long illness on 30 August 2023. She and her husband Charles (Chas) were part of the Aramco community during the 1970s and '80s, departing in '91 for the UK. They were also affiliated with the LDS group.

Juliette Bartlett

25 August 2023

For our irreplaceable Mum, A lovely, vibrant, incredibly brave woman, Juliette was willing to leave New York, where she worked, to travel to Saudi Arabia, with William R. Bartlett (our father). Mum always loved travel and thought the experience was everything she dreamed of – to explore other countries and cultures – and always to learn.

Abdulaziz D. Al Falih

25 August 2023

Abdulaziz D. Al Falih passed away on August 25, 2023. Mr. Falih worked for Saudi Aramco for 47 years, having held the position of Vice President, Materials Supply for 18 of those years. He retired from that position in 1997. He is remembered by a number of his Saudi and American friends for his keen wit and management style.

John Lorraine Davis III

25 June 1942 - 25 August 2023

Pioneering ophthalmologist Dr. John Lorraine Davis III, 81, of Greensboro, NC, died Friday morning, August 25, 2023, due to pneumonia and complications from Parkinson's Disease. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6th at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Greensboro, NC.