Obituary- Alfred Anthony Bounds
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated July 27 for Alfred Anthony Bounds, who died of a heart attack July 8, 2001, at his home in Beckenham, Australia. He was 54.
Mr. Bounds was born June 20, 1947, at Galveston, Texas, and was a resident of South Lake Tahoe from 1963 to 1984. A 1967 graduate of South Tahoe High School, he was student body president. Mr. Bounds enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1967 and was attached to a Marine unit. He was stationed in Okinawa as a First Class Medical Officer, where he received medical training to become nurse. He moved to Australia in 1984 and worked with the police department as well as a hospital where he cared for mentally and physically handicapped children and adults. He loved all sports and played city league basketball, tennis and golf.
Survivors include his wife, Celia Bounds of Australia; mother, Isabelle E. Bounds of South Lake Tahoe; brothers, John Donato of Black Diamond, Wash., and Paul Bounds of Bellingham, Wash.; sisters, Phyllis Arriola and Mary Bounds Bishop, both of South Lake Tahoe; nephews, Douglas Schinzing and Craig Schinzing, both of South Lake Tahoe, Mathew Donato of Washington, Garret Donato of Alaska and and Jeremy Bounds of Washington; and niece, Angela Jacoby of Washington. He was predeceased by his father, Paul M. Bounds, and brother, Tony A. Bounds.
Military services and inurnment will take place in Beckenham.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at noon July 27 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, followed by the dedication of a plaque in Mr. Bound’s memory next to his brother at Happy Homestead Cemetery.
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