obit: Tiffany Schmidt Alford - mom Dornak
Tiffany Alford, 38, originally of El Campo, died on March 20,2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in El Campo on October 14, 1974, where she spent her childhood. She graduated from El Campo High School and earned a Bachelors and Masters degree from Texas A&M University. Tiffany was a middle school teacher and went on to work as a business consultant, most recently with Alvarez & Marsal, based in Houston. She settled in Richmond in 2009 and loved spending time with her family and friends, spoiling her godchildren and traveling.
Tiffany is survived by her mother, Nelda Dornak Schmidt and step father Bill Schmidt of El Campo, father Terrel Alford of Damon, grandmother Billie Alford of El Campo and numerous relatives.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Adolph and Evelyn Dornak, aunts Karen Cranek and Margaret Briscoe and cousin Sammy Svoboda.
A Rosary will be held at 6 pm on Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Philip Catholic Church in El Campo and a Funeral Mass will be held at 3 pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at St. Philip Catholic Church. Burial will be Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Nada for family and close friends.
Honorary pallbearers are Michael Hlavaty, Mike Holmgreen, Robert Krupa, Josh Krupa, Tobin Synatschk, and Doug VanZuiden.
The Tiffany L. Alford Memorial Fund has been established and donations can be mailed to 13100 Filly Lane, Truckee, CA 96161. Please make checks payable to Tiffany L. Alford Memorial Fund.
Triska Funeral Home