New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 3, 1995, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 03, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Friday, March 3, 1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 3 New Braunfels homecoming planned for Sesquicentennial As the Sesquicentennial Celebration approaches its peak April 13-23, now is the time to start thinking about a giant homecoming for all of those people who have ever lived in or visited New Braunfels. Many former high school classes, churches, and families are having reunions. The Sesquicentennial Events Committee, sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, has scheduled a full slate of activities which will take place throughout those ten days which these reunions may participate in. “I was fortunate to return to New Braunfels on April, I, 1970 from my year tour at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Vietnam," stated Harvey Haas, Chair of the Sesquicentennial Host Homecoming Subcommittee. "My thoughts Were on a family reunion since Karon apd the three girls had homesteaded in New Braunfels,” he continued. •During the time that Haas was returning home, New Braunfels was celebrating its 125th anniversary. Thekla Thorman, his mother-in-law, was hosting two German ladies who survived Russia’s atrocities during World War ll. “It was almost embar rassing the way these German ladies welcomed mc home. They gave mc a present, a bottle of schnapps, and related many World War ll stories to mc,” stated Haas. During this time, many returning veterans were treated shabbily by those people wearing “peace” symbols, the footprints of the American children, but he experienced a positive and moving welcome. To add to the New Braunfels 150th Anniversary, you arc encouraged to have a homecoming in New Braunfels with your friends and neighbors. “At this time, please send a note to some of your former New Braunfels neighbors inviting them to return home to be your guest for the celebration. They won’t sec Laura Nacgclin refusing to sell Centennial visitors in 1945 her bread—'that’s for my regular customers’—but many of the old landmarks and a lot of fond memories still exist,” he continued. Send Haas your homecoming stories at 2406 Northwoods Dr., New Braunfels, TX 78132, or drop them off at the Chamber office at 390 S. Seguin. Make New Braunfels’ 150th birthday a memorable event. Barbecue tickets on sale all over town The Sesquicentennial Barbecue Committee has been receiving questions from individuals wishing to purchase tickets, but not knowing whom to call. The following organizations arc selling tickets for the Sesquicentennial Barbecue on April 22, 1995: AARP, Aid Associate Lutheran, American Little League, Boy Scout Troop #163, Canyon High School Sophomore Sponsors, Contex Volleyball Club, The Children’s Museum, CIMA, Comal County Women’s Shelter, Comal Education Support, Conservation Society, Disabled American Veterans Chapter #163, Eden Heights, First Spanish Assembly of God, First United Methodist Church, Gcrman-Amcrican Society, Goodwin FGE, Knights of Columbus #4183, Memorial Elementary 2nd Grade Class, Military Order of the Coutic, Mountain Valley Elementary School, NATLRFE #666, New Braunfels Elks Lodge #2279, New Braunfels Evening Lions Club, New Braunfels Fire Department Auxiliary, New Braunfels Noon Lions Club, Newcomers Club, Optimist Club, Peace Lutheran Church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Senior Citizens Center, Service League, Sophicnburg Museum Archives, VFW Post 71 IO, Auxiliary, and Xi Alpha Eta. Tickets arc also available at the Chamber of Commerce office. Herald-Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL First Founders sales Everett Anthony Fey, president of the Comal County Genealogy Society I and author of New Braunfels: The First Founders, writes a check to the ; Sophienburg Archives and another to the Genealogy Society. The profits *, from Fey s book will be split between the two groups. Behind Fey is Iris ^Schumann, Archives Chairwoman at the Sophienburg Archives. Obituaries Warner C. Westing . At 6:00 a m. on Wednesday, March I, 1995, Wemer C. Kiesling went to be with the Lord he loved. His family had celebrated his 89th birthday with him just a w eek before his passing. He and his loving wife. Ruby Helen Kies-Img, would have celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on March 16, 1995. They had four children: Wemer Jr., Joanna. Bob and Tom Wemer C Kiesling Sr was bom in Swiss Alps, Texa>> on Feb. 22, 19(H) to Carl and Johanna Kiesling. When he was a young child, the family moved north near Iowa Park, Texas, where his Dad was a fanner He hail 9 siblings, all of w hom have preceded him in death He met his wife. Ruby Helen Gentle in Burkburnett, Texas, where he was doing sheet metal work and she was visiting with her sister from Sanger, Texas They were mained iii Hennetta, Okla., on March 16, 1930 Ihey lived in Burkburnett, where three of their chil* • dren were bom I atcr, the family moved to a fann and he worked in Wichita f alls doing sheet metal work and, as cars were the "new” thing, he began to do the work that he continued to do throughout the remainder of his life fix radiators During World War ll he was "drafted” by the government to use his skills with sheet metal building ‘ in repairing airplanes The family > moved to San Antonio and it was there that their louith child, Tom, was bom. Mr. Kiesling worked at Kelly Field AFB in Sal: Antonio where he increased his skills in radiator work by repairing them part-time With the war ending, he was considering his future while working part-time at a radiator shop in San Antonio. One of the customers was a gentleman from New Braunfels and they began to converse in the German language he had used as a boy. As a result of that conversation and subsequent visits to New Braunfels, he moved his family to 889 W San Anto nio Street. It was there, on Feb 2,1946, that he opened his first radiator shop in New Braunfels. A kind, gentle, and honest man, he once searched for, and returned to a customer, a quarter that he had been overpaid on a bill. He delighted in helping others and touched many lives with his generous characteristics, fhrougliout the years many have visited with hun as he stood day after day at his vat and continued to do the work he enjoyed. Many came even if they didn’t have a radiator to be repaired, or a welding job that needed to be done. He would have been there Wednesday morning if his Lord had not called him home Mr Kiesling loved the Lord and the Lord’s work, and it was a very rare Sunday morning that he was not teaching a Sunday School class and at the door to greet people as they came Sunday morning or evening to First Baptist C hurch services Survivors include his wife, Ruby Helen Kiesling; children, Wemer Jr. and Bonnie Kiesling, Joanna C Brush, Bob and Betty Kiesling, and Tom and Marsha Kiesling, all of New Braunfels. Mr Kiesling leaves behind 15 grandchildren including Ben Kiesling, Aleta Fisk, Laura Hatfield, Scott Webb, Kevui Webb, Linda Russo, Donald Kiesling, Kicky Kiesling, Helen Moore, Rebecca Brush, Barbara Brush, Nancy Jemigan, Gerald Brush, Tommy Kiesling, and Shealynn Kiesling; 12 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren Funeral services will be Saturday, March 4, 1995 at First Baptist Church at I OOO a in with burial to follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Ben Kiesling, Gerald Brush, Donald Kiesling, Richard Kiesling, Tommy Kiesling, and Scott Webb Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Adult VI Men’s Sunday School Class Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Obituaries Qantvltva Adams Genevieve Adams, resident of Eden Home, died at Eden Home on Thursday, March 2, 1995 at the age of 84. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 6, 1995 at 2:(X) p.m. at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Martin officiating. Interment will be at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon Sunday and continue until service time on Monday. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or to First United Methodist Church. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Archit Glen Van Clava Archie Glenn Van Cleve, resident of Seguin, died Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the age of 83. He is survived by one son, John Baylor Van Cleve and wife Rebecca of Seguin; four stepchildren, Kenneth Shcllaby and wife Mary of Rockport, Larry Shellaby and wife Sandra of Seguin, Janet Draper and husband Robert of Austin, and Joyce Sterling and husband Charles of Santa Fe, Texas; two brothers, Travis Van Cleve and wife Lola of San Antonio, and William Van Cleve and wife Juanita of Damon; also 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and I great-great grandchild. Graveside serv ices will be held Friday, March 3, at 2:00 p.m. at San Jose Cemetery in San Antonio with Bro. David Eikenbcrg officiating under the direction of Palmer Mortuary. Palmer Mortuary Jim* Huntley Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for June Huntley, age 69, who died at Metropolitan Hospital Thursday night in San Antonio. n*vf Vt Yvonne I. Smith Yvonne I. Smith, of New' Braunfels, passed away Feb. 27, 1995 due to an aneurysm. She was bom in Altus, Okla., on Aug. 3, 1942. Yvonne was preceded in death by her mother Irene, her father Roscoe (Rocky) Myers, and her brother Marvin (Cotton) Myers. Survivors arc her husband, Chris Smith of New Braunfels; her daughter, Jennifer Smith of Abilene; her son. Mike Smith of Clovis. New Mexico; her brother, Carroll Myers of Altus. Okla.; her sister, Leta Bloom of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. Yvonne was very active in the New Braunfels community as a soccer coach, a Girl Scout troop leader, a substitute teacher with NBISD, CISD, and SV1SD, and for the last several years, as a volunteer with the AARP tax-aidc volunteer program. She was serving as the South Texas Associate District Coordinator for AARP. Funeral services will be Friday, March 3. 1995 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Graveside services and interment will be at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio. Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to the Fisher House. Bldg. 3810, 2580 Luke Blvd., Lackland AFB. TX 78238-5310. The Fisher House is a non-profit organization providing a home away from home for families of patients at Wil-ford Hall Medical Center. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Mary F. Johnson Mary F. Johnson of New Braunfels died Monday, Feb. 27 at San Antonio Regional Hospital at the age of 82. Funeral Services will be Monday, March 6, 1995 at Zoeller Funeral Home at 11 a mm. Visitation begins Sunday at IO a m. and will continue until service time Monday. Memonals may be made to W'arm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, Gonzales, Texas."O" ICES Patio Si. CantinaNow Twice The Size! We have expanded A added Pool A Darts! Friday March 3 - TEXAS EDGE Saturday March 4 - BOP SAVANT Sunday March 5 - 3:30 - 7:30 BRADEN & O'CONNOR 8:00 -12:00 KAROKE - HIGH VOLTAGE Bmc Specials All Day Sunday Thursday March 9 - CARLENE WALKER New Houra...Thur, Frl, Sat. Happy Hour 4-9p.m. All day Sunday Music 9:30-1:30 • Open ’till 2am March 9th Open 'till Midnight HI River Rd. ^ TtWn (Aa Hex** Sc*** ic 620-RAFTBUILD YOUR OWN Choose among 17 items$3.99 PLAZA ☆DINER 367 Main Plaza Also on the morning menu: Omelets, Tacos, Pancakes, French Toast, Biscuits & Muffins Mike Lindt is 40! Happy Birthday Dean L. Zincone, M.D. FAMILY PRACTICK rn 908 E. Court Seguin, Texas 78155 Medicaid, Medicare Assignment Accepted Blue Cross - Blue Shield Provider New Patients Welcome Office Hours: 8 a m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday 401-4401 J _ tristan ‘TellowsHip Meeting at Memorial Elementary 1900 S. Walnut Uamort* £ □ I 'N »OS J Church Office 620-4353 David McKain, Pastor 9:30 AM Sunday School 10:30 AM Morning Worship EVERYONE WELCOMEI You will appreciate the •Warm hearted worship •Caring congregation •Bible centered teaching •Children's and youth ministries Bring your family to the church of your choice - you'll be glad you did! •Staffed Nursery each service ^•Children's Church available /4-unled* i&eqle* Poet t79 410 TV. 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DO YOU HAVE A SINUS INFECTION? lf you have symptoms such as facial tenderness, or abnormal nasal drainage, you may qualify to participate in an antibiotic study. Studies involve Investigational medication use, provide skin testing or pulmonary function testing, lab testing, and physician monitoring at no charge. Compensation ranges from $100 to $300. CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705-A Lands New Braunfels (210) 629-9036 OR (210) 609-0900 ;