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Michael Davis Fain – Obituary and Assessment Call

michael_davis_fain.jpgMichael Davis Fain Michael Davis Fain was born November 3, 1956, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He died at his residence in the arms of his family, March 6, 2010, in Sarita, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother Martha Taylor, his father Douglas Fain, his brothers Douglas Wilson Fain, Jr. and Matthew Irvin Taylor. Mike was known for never having met a stranger. He was a retired Game Warden from Texas Parks and Wildlife. He served as Game Warden for over 25 years in Kenedy County and retired in 2003. He is survived by his wife Patricia (Patti) Fain; three daughters, Christina Renee (Kevin) Bates of Buda, Texas, Amy Diane (Jason) Johnson of Houston, Texas, and Dominique (Niki) D'Agostino of Sarita, Texas; and five grandchildren; brothers James Fain of Mississippi and David Fain of Florida. Active and Retired Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens will serve as pallbearers. Those interested in participating in the funeral procession should meet at the Sarita Town Square at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Visitation will be held at Duddlesten Funeral Home in Raymondville on Sunday from noon until 9:00 p.m., and Monday morning. Visitation will continue Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 in the Trophy Room at his residence in Sarita, Texas. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9th at the Sacred Heart Chapel at La Parra, with interment at the Cowboy Cemetery. Family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mike. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Duddlesten Funeral Home, Raymondville, TX (956) 689-2151.


P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, Texas 78617


SUBJECT:       Assessment Call
DATE:             March 10, 2010
AMOUNT:        $16.00
DUE:               April 10, 2010
Policy No. 691

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association (TPWD Mutual Association) regrets to inform you of the death of another of our members, retired Game Warden Michael Davis Fain .

Mike became a member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association on June 8, 1982. He retained his membership up until his death on March 6, 2010.

Additional information on Mr. Burnette is on the reverse side of this assessment letter.

A check in the amount of $5,400.00 has been presented to Mike's wife, Patti.

An assessment in the amount of $16.00 will be necessary to bring the policy fund back into balance to have payments on hand for two members in case of death. Please make this payment by April 10, 2010.


L. David Sinclair, President
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Mutual Association


Make Checks Payable to:

TPWD Mutual Association

Please Mail All Payments to:

TPWD Mutual Association
P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, TX 78617

If you have any questions regarding the TPWD Mutual Association, please contact:

David Sinclair by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail, or
David Heater by phone at (512) 389-4813 or e-mail, or
Janie Whitaker by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail