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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 15, 1992, Galveston, Texas                                4A THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS FRIDAY MORNING MAY Obituaries Kevin M Crisp HITCHCOCK Kevin Mont gomery Crisp infant son of John and Lisa Crisp of Hitchcock passed away Thursday afternoon at Main land Center Hospital in Texas City Funeral services are pending at Hayes Funeral Home in Santa Fe William G Follett LEAGUE G Fol lett 80 of League City passed away Thursday at his residence Arrangements are pending at Jack Rowe Funeral Home Jacob L Weis LA MARQUE Jacob L Weis 88 of La Marque died Thursday at his residence Service will be Satur day at Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Rev Francis Ngo offi ciating Burial to follow at Ml Oli vet Cemetery in Dickinson Visita tion will be today at James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque There will be a vigil today at at the Chapel of James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque with Msgr T Joseph Culver officiating Born October 9 1903 in Evans ton Illinois Mr Weis was a retired Trucker and also Laundry Busi ness for Shoreline Laundry in La Marque resided in La Marque since 1952 formerly of Evanston Illinois He was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church Survivors include his wife Frances H Weis of La Marque one daughter and soninlaw Mary Lou and Tom Schutz of La Mar que one son and daughterinlaw Frank and Lorraine Weis of Texas City ten grandchildren and eigh teen great grandchildren Memorials may be sent to Gal veston County Hospice James Crowder Funeral Home services Saturday at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock Visi tation will be Friday from 7 to 9 at Malloy Son Funeral Home Born January 8 1971 in Easton Ms VanHorn was a cocktail waitress and bartender She was a resident of Galveston for over three years was of the Lutheran faith had worked for the Pride Cruise Line as a cocktail waitress and bartender before going to work at the Bop as a certified bar tender was a member of the Gal veston Health and Racquet Club where she enjoyed Tennis and wa ter skiing Survivors include her father and mother Mr and Mrs R W Buss of Galveston grandparents Antho ny and Helen Farina of Easton one sister Jessica Jean VanHorn of Galveston niece Kayla R Nichols of Galveston Pallbearers will be Billy Cain Jane Young Rick McCullor Scott Trammel and John Switzer Malloy Son Funeral Home Cassie L VanHorn GALVESTON Cassie Lynn VanHorn 21 of Galveston died Thursday May 14 1992 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston Service will be Satur day May 16 at M alloy Son Fu neral Home with Pastor Bob Wed ergren officiating Burial following S Sgt Kelvin B Serges DENVER S Sgt Kelvin B Serges 30 of Denver Colorado died Saturday May at Fitz simons Army Medical Center in Aurora Colorado S Sgt Serges was born January 15 1962 in Galveston He was a graduate of Lamar University Hold ing an Associate Degree in Elec tronics Technology S Sgt Serges enlisted in the Aiif Force in April 1985 His first duty station was RAF Greenham Common England as a Munitions Operations Specialist He transferred to LowryAFB in 1988 as a Munitions Operations Instruc tor He was awarded the Air Force Occupational Teaching Certificate along with the Air Force Achieve ment Medal and the Good Conduct Medal S Sgt Serves was very active in the communities where lie was stationed He was a basketball coach in England and helped to build a walkway in the forest for disabled children with the Winder ness on Wheels Project in Colorado He was a member of the Base Bas ketball Team and the Squadron Softball Team S Sgt Serges is survived by his wife Avis Serges of Denver son Jordan Serves of Denver mother Dorthia Serges of Galve ston four sisters Johnny Mae Doggett of Nacadoches Texas Gen ova Oppenhammerof Willis Texas Gayle Jackson of Germany Barbara Bordelon of Galveston Texas six brothers George Serges of Hous ton Texas Samuel Jackson of Hous ton Bruce Serges of Galveston Hughjacksonof Gahreston Charles Jackson of Oakland and Bil ly Ray Yarbrough of Los Angeles Calif Kelvin was preceded in death by his father Johnnie Serges and his grandmother Lillian Wridding Services are scheduled for Saturday May 16 at J Levy Bro Funeral Chapel Visitation is scheduled for Friday May 15 at the funeral home from until I Levy Bro Funeral Home Louis A Bourgeois TEXAS CITY Louis A Bour geois 65 of Texas City died Wednesday May 13 1992 at Hu mana HospitalClear Lake Service will be Satur day May 16 at EmkenLihton Chapel with Rev Richard Baurs officiating Burial following service at Forest Park East Cemetery in League City Visitation will be Fri day evening May 15 at until at the Emkentirttbn Funeral Home Born April in San Anto nio Texas Mr Bourgeois was Sales Manager for RT1 Communications He was a member of the Terrace Coffee Club former owner of City Alignment and Brakes preceded in death by his daughter Karen Sue Bourgeois brothers David and Robert Bourgeois and parents Louis Bourgeois Sr and Mable Bourgeois Survivors include his wife Char lene Bourgeois of Texas City sons David Bourgeois of Texas City Rick Bourgeois of Texas City Rusty Morse of Texas City and Arthur Kelly of Toledo Oregon daughter Sandra D Morse of Clear Lake brother George Bourgeois Sr of San Antonio sisters Eleanor Woodcock of Kingsland Frances Shields of San Antonio and Margie Finley of California grandchildren Trevor and Ryan Kelly and numer ous nieces and nephews Pallbearers will be Bob Jackson Bobby Bourgeois George Bour geois Vernon Bourgeois Pre ston Kelly and Donald Frafcier Honorary pallbearers will be Mem bers of the Terrace Coffee Club EmkenLlnton Funeral Home Trudie Gates TEXAS Mrs Trudie Gates 89 of Texas City died Wednesday night at Danforth Me morial Hospital in Texas City Service will be Saturday May 16 at 1 at First Baptist Church Texas City Texas with Rev Df Johnson officiating Burial follow ing services at Mainland Memori al Cemetery in Hitchcock Visita tion will be 1 to 8 Friday at Mainland Chapel Born March 11 1903 in Mont gomery County Mrs Gates was a homemaker Survivors include her daughter Mrs Ora Lee Mills of Texas City sister Mrs Hortense Davis of Cleveland Texas and numerous nieces nephews cousins and oth er relatives and friends Pallbearers will be friends of the family Memorials maybe sent to Main land Funeral Home 2711 Texas Avenue La Marque Texas 77568 Mainland Funeral Home Dale R Fincham HOUSTON Dale Robert Fin cham 29 of Houston died May at his residence Graveside Service will be Saturday at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev Joel Remmers officiating Burial to follow at Galveston Memorial Park Visitation will be today at James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque Bom December in Gal veston Mr Fincham was a me chanic with American Transmis sion in Houston He resided in Houston for three years formerly of Galveston Survivors include his wife Dar la M Fincham of Texas City mother Helen M Fincham of Gal veston grandparents Martin and Minnie Stegemueller of Brenham one son Derrick W Fincham of Texas City two brothers David L Fincham of La Marque and Don ald M Fincham of Galveston James Crowder Funeral Home Louis Hansen TEXAS Louis Hansen 90 of Texas City died May at Mainland Center Hospital in Texas City Service will be Saturday May 16 at in the Memorial Room of the Broadway Funeral Home with Rev Nancy Ross offici ating Burial following services at Galveston Memorial Park Ceme tery in Hitchcock Visitation will be after at Broadway Fu neral Home Born September in Gal veston Mr Hansen was retired from the City of Galveston also the Corp of Engineers for 27 years and a member of the Army WWl Mr Hansen is preceded in death by his wife Martha Anna Hansen Survivors include his son Christopher Dgt Margaret Alfrey and Irene Fisher daughters Ber tha Angell of Texas City Bernice Klaes of Texas City and Dorothy Miertschin of Galveston sister inlaw Helen SePohl of Galveston seventeen grandchildren and nu merous great great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends Pallbearers will be Miertschin T O Townsend III Richard Klaes Mark Angell Dan ny Bailey and Carl Pehnke Broadway Funeral Home Sebastiano Conti Con ti 68 of Galveston died Thursday May at St Marys Hospital in Galveston Service will be Saturday May 16 at at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr John Kel lick officiating Burial following services at Calvary Catholic Mau soleum in Galveston Visitation will be today after at Mal loy Son Funeral Home There will be a rosary at today by Deacon John Pistone at Malloy Son Funeral Home Born May 28 1923 in Acitrezza Sicily Italy Mr Conti was a retired Longshoreman resident of Gal veston since 1949 member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church member of Local and re tired from Local in 1984 after many years of service Survivors include his wife Mary Conti of Galveston three sons John Conti and wife Karen of Texas City Anthony Conti of Gal veston and Sebastian Conti Jr of Galveston one brother Joe Conti and wife Grace of Galveston six grandchildren John Conti Lacy Conti Jeff Conti Sebastian Conti III Ellen Conti and Andrea Conti and other relatives will include numerous nieces and nephews Honorary pallbearers are Giu seppe Castorina Rosario DeBar tolo Joe Grasso and Giovanni DAmbra Pallbearers are Orazio Greco Nat Conti John Conti Sam my Arcidiacono John Amato and Angelo Grasso Malloy Son Funeral Home in Houston SATURDAY Mary A Alcorn 75 of Hitch cock died Monday services 2 Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church burial will follow at Main land Memorial Cemetery in Hitch cock visitation after 6 today Baptist Church there will be a wake 78 today at the church Naomi Jackson 88 of Galve ston died Sunday services 11 Saturday at Progressive Mission ary Baptist Church burial will fol low at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston visitation after 4 today at Fields Funeral Home there will be a wake 78 today at the funeral home Steve Oparenovich died Sun day memorial service 11 Sat urday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church SUNDAY James Adams 90 of Galve ston died Tuesday memorial ser vices 4 Sunday at Central Baptist Church Guidelines Funerals TODAY Cora Clevalle 79 of Galve ston died Tuesday graveside ser vices 2 today at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Fields Funeral Home Dr Robert H Zschappel 65 died Monday services 1 to day at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church burial will take place at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery The Galveston Daity News clas sified advertising department charges a standard advertising rate of per column inch to publish obituaries Obituaries can be faxed to The News at 7446268 or handdeliv ered to the classified advertising department at the newspapers main office 8522 Teichman Road in Galveston Obituaries should be typed The deadline for full obituaries is 5 Brief notices that funer al arrangements are pending with the funeral home will be accepted until these notices are not charged Obituaries must contain com plete billing information the name full mailing address and telephone number of the party that will pay for the obituary Obituaries may be placed by a private party but they must in clude the phone number of a source such as a funeral home or clergyman that can verify the in formation Obituaries placed by funeral homes will be billed Private par ties placing obituaries Monday through Friday must pay at the time the obituary is placed No tices for indigent funerals being handled by the county can be published without charge con tact The News classified advertis ing department for more infor Obituaries placed on weekends will be handled by The News edito rial department between 3 and 5 All weekend obituaries will be billed For more information call The News classified advertising de partment between 9 and 5 at 7447355 World Report WORLD Soviet ammo dump explodes MOSCOW AP An ammunition dump for the for mer Soviet navys Pacific Fleet caught fire and exploded Thursday unleashing a cloud of yellow smoke and forcing the evacuation of thousands of families a news agency report ed An undisclosed number of people were injured in the blast on the outskirts of the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok but no deaths were reported the ITARTass news agency said Residents were evacuated to the Amur Bay coast ITAR Tass said Explosions could be heard for at least three hours ITARTass said Philippine vote count protested MANILA Philippines AP Troops rushed Thursday to guard election offices in sever al towns after angry mobs stormed them to protest alleged vote fraud in this weeks national election Virtually all of the com plaints stemmed from local races but the outbreaks raised concern that the public might not accept the outcome of the close presidential race regard less of the winner Bosnia truce shattered by fighting Associated Press SARAJEVO irregulars fought fierce artillery duels and housetohouse battles with Muslims in Sarajevo on Thursday Adefense offi cial said virtually the entire city came under bom bardment Shells hit the presidential building and the head quarters of the force wounding a peacekeeper One report said at least four people died but the toll was likely much higher In Washington State Department spokes woman Margaret Tutwiler expressed concern for the safety of peacekeepers in Bosnia and for non Serbs reported to be the target of an ethnic cleansing operation by Serb forces She said a convoy would try Friday to bring 600 tons of food to Sarajevo where people are running out of food and medicine At a clearing in the woods outside the city Serb militiamen scurried to the wounded with stretchers after a grenade fired by Muslim forces smashed into their midst Associated Press photographer Santiago Lyon reported Afghan government embraces Islam Associated Press KABUL little more than two weeks after the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan the new countrys rulers are busy trying to create an Islamic society from the ashes of a Com munist one The government shut Kabuls dozen movie the aters this week so Islamic censors could check all films Including Rambo which had been packing in more than 600 people at night at Kabuls Khyber Cinema Staterun TV ended the decadesold tradition of Thursday nrghtlndian movies considered titillating in this part of the world Women were ordered to cover their heads legs and arms or risk flogging Mine search called off Associated Press PLYMOUTH Nova Scotia Hampered by rockfalls rescuers abandoned the search for 10 missing miners Thursday say ing there was little chance the men survived a methane gas explosion that shattered a coal mine last weekend Search teams had recovered 16 other bodies from last Satur days disaster with the last found earlier Thursday There is no further hope for the lives of our said Colin Benner a spokesman for the Westray mine Families waiting in the com munity fire hall wept and clutched each other when they heard the search was called off They asked authorities to pro tect their privacy and were not available for comment Exhausted rescue workers removed masks fed by selfcon tained breathing units and told in shaking voices of what they encountered trying to reach the trapped miners i 6 Call 7443611 Circulation Department if ent The Galveston Daily News 213400 Founded in 1842 Texas Oldest Newspaper Dedicated to the growth and progress of Galveston and all of Galveston County Published every morning by Galveston Newspapers 8522 Teicnman Road Box 628 Galveston Texas 77553 Sec ond class postage paid at Gaiveston Texas Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use or republication of all the local news of spontaneuos origin printed in this newspaper Subscription rates by carrier per month by mail per year anywhere in the continental United States par year outside the United States Telephone 409 7443611 The Galvostpn Daily News welcomas letters to the editor These should be limit ed to 150 words American Guild of Organists Galveston Chapter presents David Perry Otizts Organ Friday May Eight Oclock Trinity Episcopal Church 2216 Ball st 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