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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2Ap HeraldZeltung g Sunday May 11 t997 friendship From Page 1 sometimes just to be in a quiet place to she said Some days it was real fun and the other days I would hurt for heri Despite Hodges death in 1978 Miller who has six children of her own became a second mother to Hodges three teenage children It was like something was taken away from you and youre not going to have it she said To me it made me feel better to know that shes out of her suffering and knowing wed meet somewhere again Ive always believed that We always told each othfer if anything happened to us the other one would take care of the Yvette Millers 28yearold daughter said her mother quickly counted the new children as her own It was real nice becWse we got a brother and two sisters added to the said Yvette who gave her mother roses for Mothers Day We were all treated equally If she gave one person something wed all get it Shes loyal and dependable Shes there when you need Millers adopted children live in Houston and Corpus Christi and could not be reached for comment but many of her biological children and grandchildren live in San Antonio and the Marion area Her oldest son Aaron 35 who is a supervisor for CBS Steel Company in San Antonio said be learned about true friendship from his mothers acceptance of Hodges children I think the world of my said Aaron who was 13 when Hodge died The things shes done for me she deserves a lot more than what shes getting The love between both of them gave me the respect I have to have friends Miller said she was going to attend a motherdaughter banquet Saturday with one of her daughters that lives in San Antonio but for Mothers Day celebrations she planned to rest Twelveyearold Walter Miller her youngest son said he had other plans for her He said he wanted to take her out to eat and give her a secret present he made at school He also said he wanted to ease some of her normal duties I think shes said Walter whose favorite meal of his mothers are enchiladas I may wash the dishes was a natural step thlree necldacentiat say Mother and My all given by her children Her mother died when she was 9 leaving her grandmother to raise her Most of the time Miller helped her grandmother raise her sister and two brothers and various other relatives She also had to be strong for her husband Garlon 56 who has had a long battle with asthma and is retired from custodial work at Randolph Air Force Base Since weve been together shes been there when Ive needed he said had some rough times As sick as Ive been she always has been dependable She never wants to give up Weve been like two beans in the A longtime friend of the family Clarence McDade 51 ate a sandwich at Mitlers house Saturday and reminisced about her contributions This lady is an exceptional he said The way she has maintained and kept this family together through the years she accepts the responsibility to make sure things get done and done right When mom says Thats thats These days Miller said she spends most of her time doing grandmother duty the often tiresome but lovable job of taking care of numerous grandchildren so that the parents can take a break A normal Saturday has Miller shuttling some of her 10 biological grandchildren and 12 adopted grandchildren between Schertz Marion and Universal City for various Little League games and school activities I would do it for anybody as long as theyre going to mind me and go along with my rules in my she said I would be there for them 1 wouldnt tell a child you cant eat or you cant come Obituaries Raymond C Pctrie Raymond C Petrie died on Friday May 9 1997 at the age of 73 years Mr Petrie was born December 20 1923 in Orono Maine to James Alexander Petrie and Emma Mary LcBlanc He married Agnes Petrie on December 29 1947 in Arlington Virginia Mr Petrie was a World War II veteran having served in the Navy on the USS Franklin aircraft carrier He was a New Braunfels resident for 15 years and had been a postmaster Mr Petrie attended Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was a member of American Legion Post No 0179 Disabled Veterans No 163 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No 7110 Knights of Columbus No 4183 and HAM Radio Operator No KB5GST He loved music and was a musician himself Mr Petrie is survived by his wife Agnes Petrie of New Braunfels children Joseph Raymond Petrie Los Angeles Ca James Patrick Petrie and wife Cathy of New Braunfels John Gerard Petrie and wife Julie of Baytown TX Agnes Ann Hejtmanek and husband Frank of Pasadena TX Rosemary Therese Gray and husband Mitchel of Cedar Hill TX Matthew Paul Petrie and 240 S 6257791 May 15 Veranda Bar Lingerie Show May 21 Ladies Luncheon Fashion Show Main Dining Room r1 May 22 Ladies Only Lingerie Show May 23 Gourmet Breakfast with Classical Guitar Music by William Gangel Sto May 28 Informal Cigar Party Veranda Bar Call for reservations info Mothers Day Specials Fried Steak SEAFOOD SUNDAY FF Gravy t j r y 4 Kidsfcand under from ChlldsMenu r Express Jig Platters of CATFISH CLAMS SHRIMP Fries Hushpuppies 6293311 381UNDAST NEW BRAUNFELS ITUESDAY 9 JAM NIGHT THURSDAY SONGWRITERS NIGHT Al Barlow FRIDAY 2j Mike Daniels C SATURDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Johnny Tequilla DELICIOUS MARGARITAS Lotto Texas 22 38 Est million jackpot rTEXRSr LOTTERV GUN SAFES HERITAGE A F E place Jieinjjts Antiques 1175 Hwy 81 New Braunfels Open 7 days a week GREAT PRICES Protection from fire theft 4 Protect your guns coins jewelry silver family heirlooms etc 4 Large selection ready for immediate delivery 4 Layaway available Financing Available NEWTRVCKWAD JUST ARRIVED Bryan Word Dean Word III Tim D Word Forrest Word DEAN WORD COMPANY LTD RECEIVED TWO SAFETY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SAFETY RECORD New Braunfels Texas May 1 1997Dean Word Company of New Braunfels Texas recently received two Liberty Mutual Gold Awards in recognition of its continuing commitment to occupational safety The company received one award for its outstanding achievement of having work hours with an injury frequency rate less than half the national average and a second award for an outstanding auto accident frequency rate Tim Word Manager of Dean Word was presented with two 8 x 10 inch satin finished Gold Award plaques by Liberty Mutuals Kirby L Mask Managing Consultant Mr Word received the awards during a presentation held at Dean Word Companys administrative offices on May 1 1997 Dean Word Ltd received assistance from Liberty Mutual in developing safety training routine safety inspection procedures employee safety incentives and safety meeting formats all helping to contribute to its awardwinning safety record The Geld Award is one of the most prestigious recognitions that Liberty Mutual awards its policyholders in the area of loss prevention Founded in 1890 as Word Lee Dean Word Company Ltd has operated as Dean Word Contractor and Dean Word Company since 1920 Dean Word Company a major employer in New Braunfels for 53 years employing some 300 employees The company handles highway and bridge construction and trucking and material production The company has been a member of the Associated General Contractors of America since 1928 and is now moving into the hands of the fourth generation Liberty Mutual Group is a diversified financial services company with consolidated assets in excess of billion and more than billion in additional assets under management Liberty Mutual is one of the largest multiline insurers in the property and casualty industry and has been the leading provider of workers compensation insurance programs and service in the United States for more than 60 years It also is a leading provider of occupational health and safety services worldwide The Bostonbased company employs 23 000 people in more than 450 offices worldwide DEAN WORD COMPANY LTD WORD CONSTRUCTORS LLC TIM D WORD DEAN WORD III FORREST R WORD BRYAN C WORD HIGHWAY AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1890 BOX 310330 NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS 781310330 wife Nanette of Grapevine TX and Alexis Marie Bagby and husband Roy of Virginia Beach VA seventeen grandchildren one brother Ted Petrie of Angleton TX and one sisterinlaw Sister M Matthew RSM of Brookhaven MS Visitation will begin today at 5 and continue until 9 Monday The family will be at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home to greet visitors today from 5 to 7 A rosary will be recited Monday at 7 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Chapel The funeral mass will be held Tuesday May 13 at 10 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Rev Eugene O Callaghan officiating Interment will be at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery Memorials may be given to Sts Peter and Paul Building Fund or to HOSPICE New Braunfels Doeppenschmfdt Funeral Home Audrey W Mues Born January 25 1932 in Ware Massachusetts and died in Houston on May 7 1997 Mrs Mues moved to Houston in 1968 where she began her career in the medical profession as a receptionist and later office manager She was also a member of the Houston Lieder Kranz Club Mrs Mues is survived by her daughter Dawn Sheree of New Braunfels mother Mildred Allen of Houston granddaughters Taasha Sheree Schmidt of Katy Shambree Dawn Schmidt and Keesha Nichole Schmidt of New Braunfels sonsin law Stephen Pal Skeen and Douglas Daroh Preceding her in death were daughters Candace Roba Daroh and baby girl Duquette Services of remembrance will be held 3 Saturday May 10 in the National Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Heckman officiating If desired donations may be made to Houston Hospice New Braunfels Hospice or National Funeral Home Houston GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Ave Bridging the between the Doctors Office and the Emergency Room New Braunfels Minor Emergency NB ME 226 N Union 6093413 Convenient Extended Hours Monday through Friday 10 to 9 Saturdays 10 to S Why wear anything else Whidbey Water Trunk Womens Whidbey Short also available A pair of trunks is all you need to wear in hot weather Versatile 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