Friday, March 3, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Friday March New Braunfels homecoming planned for Sesquicentennial As the Sesquicentennial Celebration approaches its peak April 1323 now is the time to start thinking about a giant homecoming for all of those peo ple who have ever lived in or visited New Braunfels Many former high school classes churches and families arc having reunions The Sesquicen tennial Events Committee sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce has scheduled a full slate of activities which will take place throughout those ten days which these reunions may participate in 1 was fortunate to return to New Braunfels on April I 1970 from my year tour at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in stated Harvey Haas Chair of the Sesquicentennial Host Home coming Subcommittee My thoughts viferc on a family reunion since Karon and the three girls had homcstcaclcd in New he continued During the time that Haas was returning home New Braunfels was celebrating its 125th anniversary TJiekla Thorman his motherinlaw was hosting two German ladies who survived Russias atrocities during World War II It was almost embar rassing the way these German ladies welcomed me home They gave me a present a bottle of schnapps and relat ed many World War II stories to stated Haas During this time many returning veterans were treated shab bily by those people wearing peace symbols the footprints of the American children but he experienced a posi tive and moving welcome To add to the New Braunfels 150th Anniversary you arc encouraged to have a homecoming in New Braun fels 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 wont sec Laura Nacgclin refus ing to sell Centennial visitors in 1945 her for my regular cus many of the old land marks and a lot of fond memories still he continued Send Haas your homecoming stories at 2406 Northwoods New Braun fels TX 78132 or drop them off at the Chamber office at 390 S Scguin Make New Braunfels 150th birthday a memorable event Barbecue tickets on sale all over town The Sesquicentennial Barbecue Committee has been receiving ques tions from individuals wishing to purchase tickets but not knowing whom to call The following organizations arc selling tickets for the Sesquicenten nial Barbecue on April 22 1995 AARP Aid Associate Lutheran American Little League Boy Scout Troop 163 Canyon High School Sophomore Sponsors Centex Volleyball Club The Childrens Museum CIMA Comal County Womens Shelter Comal Education Support Conservation Society Disabled American Veterans Chapter Eden Heights First Spanish Assembly of God First United Methodist Church GermanAmerican Society Goodwin FCE Knights of Columbus Memorial Elementary 2nd Grade Class Military Order of the Coutic Mountain Valley Elementary School NATLRFE New Braunfels Elks Lodge New Braunfels Evening Lions Club New Braunfels Fire Department Auxiliary New Braunfels Noon Lions Club Newcomers Club Optimist Club Peace Lutheran Church St Johns Episcopal Church Senior Citizens Center Service League Sophicnburg Museum Archives VFWPost7UO Auxiliary and Xi Alpha Eta Tickets arc also available at the Chamber of Commerce office photo by MICHAEL DARNALlj First Founders sales Everett Anthony Fey president of the Comal County Genealogy Society and author of New Braunfels The First Founders writes a check to the Sophienburg Archives and another to the Genealogy Society The profits Feys book will be split between the two groups Behind Fey is Iris lSchumann Archives Chairwoman at the Sophienburg Archives Obituaries Werner C Kiesling At on Wednesday March 1 1995 Werner C Kiesling went to be with the Lord he loved His family had celebrated his 89th birthday with him just a week before his passing He and his loving wife Ruby Helen Kies ling would have celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on March 16 1995 They had four children Werner Joanna Bob and Tom Werner C Kiesling Sr was born in Swiss Alps Texas on Feb 22 1906 to Larl and Johanna Kiesling When he was a young child the family moved north near Iowa Park Texas where his Dad was a farmer He had 9 siblings all of whom 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 married in Henrietta on March They lived in Burkbumett where three of their chil dren were bom Later the family moved to a farm and he worked in Wichita Falls 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 fix radiators During World War 11 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 fourth child Tom was bom Mr Kiesling worked at Kelly Field AFB in San Antonio where he increased his skills in radiator work by repairing them parttime With the war ending he was considering his future while work ing parttime 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 subse quent visits to New Braunfels he moved his family to 889 W San Anto Obituaries Genevieve Adams Gcnevicvc Adams resident of Eden Home died at Eden Home on Thurs day March 2 1995 at the age of 84 Funeral services will be held on Monday March at at the Docppcnschmidt Funeral Home with Rev Fred Martin officiating Interment will be at the Guadalupc Valley Memorial Park Visitation will begin at noon Sunday and continue until service time on Monday Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association or to First United Methodist Church Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Archie Glen Van Cleve Archie Glenn Van Clcvc resident of Scguin 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 Shellaby 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 greatgrandchildren and 1 greatgreat grandchild Graveside services will be held Fri day March 3 at at San Jose Cemetery in San Antonio with Bro David Eikenberg officiating under the direction of Palmer Mortuary Palmer Mortuary June Huntley Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for June Huntley age 69 who died at Metropolitan Hospital Thursday night in San Antonio nio Street It was there on Feb 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 help ing others and touched many lives with his generous characteristics Throughout the years many have visited with him as he stood day after day at his vat and continued to do the work he enjoyed Many came even if they didnt 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 Lords work and it was a very rare Sunday morning that he was not teach ing a Sunday School class and at the door to greet people as they came Sun day morning or evening to First Baptist Church services Survivors include his wife Ruby Helen Kiesling children Werner 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 grand children including Ben Kiesling Aleta Lisk Laura Hatfield Scott Webb Kevin Webb Linda Russo Donald Kiesling Ricky Kiesling Helen Moore Rebecca Brush Barbara Brush Nancy Jemigan Gerald Brush Tommy Kiesling and ShealynnKiesling dren and 3 greatgreat grandchildren Funeral services will be Saturday March at First Baptist Church at 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 Mens Sunday School Class Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Yvonne I Smith Yvonne I Smith of New Braun fels passed away Feb 27 1995 due to an aneurysm She was born in Altus on Aug 3 1942 Yvonne was preceded in death by her mother Irene her father Roscoc 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 her sister Lcta Bloom of Lake Elsinorc and several nieces and nephews Yvonne was very active in the New Braunfels community as a soccer coach a Girl Scout troop leader a sub stitute teacher with NBISD CISD and SVISD and for the last several years as a volunteer with the AARP taxaide volunteer program She was serving as the South Texas Associate District Coordinator for AARP Funeral services will be Friday March 3 1995 at at St Paul Lutheran Church Graveside services and interment will be at Ft Sam Hous ton National Cemetery in San Antonio Memorials may be given to the St Paul Lutheran Church or to the Fisher House Bldg 3810 2580 Luke Lackland AFB TX 782385310 The Fisher House is a nonprofit organiza tion 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 Visitation begins Sunday at 10 and will continue until service time Monday Memorials may be made to Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital Gon zales Texas FUNERAL HOME Christian Hretlowsliip Meeting at Memorial Elementary 1900 S Walnut 3 71 J AM Sunday School AM Morning Worship EVERYONE WELCOME You will appreciate the hearted worship congregation centered teaching and youth ministries Church Office 6204353 David McKain Pastor Bring your family to the church of your choice youll be glad you did I Nursery each service If Childrens Church available Whenever tax season rolls around I feel verb Free booklets and forms a volunteer assistance network and recorded telephone tax tips To find out other ways the IK5 call Internal Revenue Service O Patio Cantina Now Twice The Bizet We have expanded A added Pool A Friday March 3 TEXAS EDGE Saturday March 4 BOP SAVANT Sunday March 5 BRADEN OCONNOR KAROKE HIGH VOLTAGE BMT Specials All Day Sunday Thursday March 9 CARLENE WALKER Now Thur Frt 3tt Happy Hour 49 AH day Sunday Music 30 Open till 2am March 9th Open till Midnight 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antibiotic study Studies Involve investigations medication use provide skin testing or pulmonary function testing lab testing and physician monitoring at no charge Compensation ranges from to CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705A Landa New Braunfels 210 6299036 OR 210 6090900