New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 3, 1997, Page 2

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung June 3, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 3, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2 □ Herald-Zertung 3 Tuesday, June 3,1997 iWater slide collapses, kills one, injures 32 I in California park Obituraries Collapsed slide not made in New Braunfels factory By MORELLE LOCKE Associated Press Writer CONCORD, Calif IAP) — Laughter and high spirits gave way to screams when a water slide collapsed under the sham of a mob of high school seniors, sendmg them plummeting three stones and turning the pool red with blood One gill died and 32 ocher teenagers were injured Monday — sis cndcaDy. “I heard a crash of the slide breaking. There was blood in the water, quite a bit of blood." said Mark Fisher, a student at Castro Valley High School who witnessed the accident from another slide. “People who were getting up were in shock," be said. “Parents everywhere were running over " Ignoring warnings from lifeguards, graduating seniors from Napa High School tushed up the Banzai Pipeline at Waterworid USA to squeeze in one more ride before they left Although the local company NBGS International builds water rides for parks throughout the country, the company did not build the slide that collapsed Steve Mayer, Waterworks general manager, said the lifeguard normally allows just one person at a Police Beat tune down the slides bus “our guard couldn't control" the large group of teen-agers who were attending their year-end picnic Survivors said they were trying to break a school record for total number cm The slide when it gave way-., As mam as 30 students brushed past the young lifeguard and leaped onto the slide The first few down braced themselves as others pied ob. with many holding hands to form a long cham The 30-foct sbde snapped IO feet down. sending teens showering to a paved walkway, wood steps and landscaped areas. “It jut cracked and gave way.” said Russ Tbcno of Sa Francisco “Crack. snap. gone That ha' One girl. a 17-y ear-old Napa student who was not identified, died 45 minutes later from a crushed chest. Helicopters and ambulances rushed tire injured to nine area hospitais-The victims were among some 200 seniors attending festivities before graduation a week from Thursday. City officials planned to investigate today, but said they had never had safety problems at Waterworid. which was closed indefinitely after the accident. W aterworid opened in 1995, and Oklahoma City-based Premier Parks, one of the world's largest theme park companies, bought the park last year. “When you anend a function like this — the last thing you think about when you go on a senior picnic is tragedy," said Lars Christensen, Napa’s principal. Comal County Sheriff's Office Monday ■ Arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated, no insurance and displaying a suspended driver's license. New Braunfels man, 18, bond $300 Sunday-■ ■ Acreston charges of speeding and failure to appear. San Antonio man, $400. Arrest on charge of public intoxication, Seguin man, 21, bond $112. Saturday ■ Arrest on charges of possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia, Bulverde man, 17, bond $700. ■ Arrest on charge of possession of marijuana, Angelton woman, 18, bond $300. ■ Arrest on charges of second offense of driving while intoxicated and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unknown address of man, 37, bond $6,000. ■ Arrest on charges of assault with contact and no insurance, New Braunfels man, 27, bond $200. New Braunfels Police Department Sunday ■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication. San Antonio man, 23, bond $112. ■ Arrest on charge of possession of marijuana^ NewfTJraunfels man, 17, bond $300. ■ Arrest on charge of assault with bodily injury, New Braunfels woman, 19, bond $500. Saturday ■ Arrest on charge of assault with bodily injury, New Braunfels man, 36, bond $500 ■ Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated, New Braunfels man, 19, bond $300. ■ Arrest on charge of reckless driving, Ft. Hood man, 19, bond $300. ■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication. Garland man, 27, bond $112. Sharrwi Roach M ackey Services for Shantis Roach Mickey of Canyon Lake will be conducted at 11 am Thursday . Jhme 5. 1997, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church at Canyon Lake. Mrs. Mackey died Snadn. May 31. at the age of 55 She was Nora My S. WI, rn Houston so Boites I. and Marx B Roach She was married Dec 25.1959. to Aerre W Mickey A Cany on Lake resident since 1951. she was active with the Canyon Lake WNaateer Fire Depacmeat 1982-34 and was general manger of Freon: Mffiwctk lac. of San Marcos. She ss survived by her tent—L Jette W Mickey of Canyon Lake, her parents. Hoi bs L. tad Mary B Roach of Pmefenra. Texas, three daughters. Patricia Ami GrtseU of East Bernard. Texas. Tandy P. Mickey of H isacn md P— rWr L. Mickey of San Antonio, brothers. Larry C. Roach of Pinehurst. Lawrence E Roach ad wile Kathy of Wjfles. md Claries C Roach and wife Karen of St. Indigo, Md.; mother-m-iaw. Yap ma Mickey of Canyon Lake; brother-in-law. George W Mickey mid wife Jota of Grand Prime. Texas; sister-in-law. Jean L-Rose and husband. E. H III of Canyon Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice New Braunfeb or the chanty of one’s choice. Gtem Eugene McCoy Glenn Eugene McCoy passed away Saturday. May 31, 1997, at the age of 33. He was born Nov. 22. 1963, rn East Bernard. Texas. He was a resident of New Braunfels for 25 years. He is survived by his wife of four years, Debbie McCoy, and stepdaughter, Casey Rogers; parents, R. J. and Cathy McCoy; sisters, Gaye Lynn Toney and husband Darrin, Rhonda Kay Dworsky and Darren; grandparents, Glenn Eugana McCoy 7&!k jl—Sfun 'er FUNERAL HOME * _ SBA offers disaster relief to small businesses I Businesses in some Texas counties have until June 23 or 24 to file Pplications for low-interest disaster ans from the U.S. Small Business {Administration. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans are Available for businesses dependent on farmers and ranchers sustaining crop josses from drought, freeze, high Winds, freezing temperatures, sleet knd snow which occurred dunng the rrriod of June I, 1995, through June I, 1996, and continuing. Farmers and ranchers are not eligible for these £BA loans. However, nurseries that ire victims of drought disasters can apply Businesses in Guadalupe County affected by drought which occurred Oct. I, 1995, through May 29, 1996, and continuing have until June 23 to apply- Correction The New Braunfels High School graduate pictured in Friday's edition of the Herald-Zeitung was misidentified. The correct name is Randolph Dan liby III. We regret the error. Businesses in Comal and Guadalupe counties affected by drought, freeze, high winds, freezing temperatures, sleet and snow which occurred June I, 1995, through June ll, 1996, and continuing have until June 24 to apply. Applications and further information can be obtained by calling the SBA toll-free at (800) 366-6303 or TDD (817) 267-4688 Naatfe Biskop Funeral arrangements are pending at hot&er Funeral Home for Nudie Bishop, who passed away on Vionoav. June 2. 1997, at the Coloma; Manor Care Center at the ag* of 90 years. yeller seral home Florence R. Sadfewski Florence R Sadfowrsfci. age 90, of New Brauofek. eked Saturday. May 31. 199?% m the Aiboretum. She was br** on Jan 16. 1908. in Clinton. Mas&. to Bokrsiau Rebus and .Arma GevNs Rebus. She married Stephen SaJowski who preceded her in death o<a Nov. 7. 1965. She was a housewife and a member of the Catholic faith Survivors are daughters and scct-m-law : Carole A. Hunter and her husband Thomas G. Ivey of New Braunfels, Patricia Seige* of Florida. Maryann Chattin and her husband Herschel of Florida; sssaerx. Pal Breglio and her husband John of Massachusetts, Gladys Wincck of Florida and Charlotte Mekus and her husband Frank of Florida; brothers. Frank Robus and his wife Linda of Massachusetts, Stanley Robus and his wife Nell of Florida, six grandchildren, five greatgrandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. At Mrs. Sadlowski’s request her body will be cremated. The family appreciates the beauty of flowers, but suggests that memorials be made to the charity of one’s choice. husband Charles and Louise Zalesak, Helen Cade and D. E. McCoy; and nephew Cody Jack Dworsky. Memorial service will be 2 p m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in La Vernia. James E. Sumner Funeral arrangements are pending at Zocller Funeral Home for James E. Sumner, who passed away at McRenna Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, June 3, 1997, at the age of 81 years. for the hearing impaired. These loans are intended to assist businesses in offsetting working capital losses which they suffered as a result of the weather reducing the crop income of the area farmers and ranchers. Small businesses claiming to have been physically injured by the weather are not eligible. (Submitted by the Small Business Administration) N B New Braunfels ME Minor Emergency No Need to Call in the Morning... Medical Care Today! Hours: Monday-Friday 10a.m. to 9p.m. 609-3413 Saturday 10a.m. to 5p.m. N. Union miNTS UNLIMITED Exotic Dancers Male/Female 15 yrs. experience Have been on major talk shows Coll Sean (oka Stormin' Norman) 420-3211 • Night Club* • Special Event* ibBt jLSfun 'cr FUNERAL HOME Maria V. Meza Maria V. Meza, age 73, of New Braunfels, died Sunday, June I, 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital. A rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be at Panteon Sat* Pedro Tenango,’1 Municipid de Apaseo El Grande, Guanajuato, Mexico. 2&!k Cm SFUN 'er PSO c/s World PG-13 T 12:30-3:20 4:20-9:10 Jimmi Lynn and Sound of God, will officiate. Leaverton died Friday, May 30, at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was bom July 21, 1945 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Jack Green and Mildred Hinton Green. On Jan. I, 1983, she married Earl Leaverton in Austin, Texas. A 1963 graduate of John Marshall High School in San Antonio, she studied photography at the University of Texas at San Antonio. In addition to pursuing photography for more than 20 years. Jimmi was also a manager for IBM in Houston, a sound engineer for Capitol Records in Hollywood, California, owner and operator of The Polished Woman in New Braunfels, and most recently worked at Capital West Securities in New Braunfels. She has also done volunteer work for local organizations such as the New Braunfels Art League, Circle Arts Theatre and the Women’s Shelter. Jimmi is survived by her husband, Earl Leaverton of New Braunfels; three daughters: Julie Leaverton of New Braunfels, Tina Garza of Miami, Fla. and Rita Garza of San Antonio; three brothers: William Green of Kingsville, Texas; Dan Greed and Joe Green both of San Antonio; two sisters: Tommie Jean Valle of San Antonio and Cindy Richards of Pasadena, Texas; one granddaughter, Miranda Garza of San Antonio; her mother, Mildred Green of San Antonio; her mother-in-law, Lanita Ross of New Braunfels, and many relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to ECKANKAR, P.O. Box 27300, Minneapolis, MN 55427 Martin B. Schubert Martin B. Schubert, of Tynan, Texas died in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi on June I, 1997 at the age of 84. Mr. Schubert was bom in Comal County on March 26, 1913, and lived in Tynan, Texas most of his life. He was a retired fanner and was very active in Peace United Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Selda Schubert and on son, Terry Schubert. Survivors include: daughter Marena J. (Nick) Evola, of Seguin; sons, Martin A. (Rita) Schubert of Beaufort, SC, and Tim (Cindy) Schubert of Bay St. Louis, Miss.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mr. Schubert will be in state at Dobie Funeral Home from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and IO a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peace United Church of Christ in Tynan, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 1997 at Peace United Church of Christ in Tynan, Texas, with Rev. Clifton Freudenberg officiating. Burial will follow at Waldheim Cemetery, Tynan, Texas. The family requests donations be made to Peace United Church of Christ Memorial Fund. Dobie Funeral Home, Mathis, Texas Recently Moved? Getting Married? New Baby? Give us a calli im dmh m mn »m I (USO    MOSO *0041273    *25-8743 □.COME For the latest listings in... Beal Estate See the Herald- Zeitung Classifieds on Friday and Sunday FUNERAL HOME Jimmi Lynn Leaverton Memorial services for Jimmi Lynn Leaverton, 51, of New Braunfels, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at United Methodist Church of Bracken. Edna Bowen, a minister of ECKANKAR Religion of the Light (.ll I HOOKS AV MI AHI I All shims bi llin' bp iii S3.50 Adults S3.50. Kids AL Seniors S3 SO WALNUT 6 629-6400 111 35 and Walnut Ave. TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE Trial 6c Error No I OO 140-340 rn 5:20-735-0:25. 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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: June 3, 1997

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