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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A g HeraldZeltung p Friday October Jesus Gonzales Obituaries JESUS GONZALES Jesus Gonzales 93 of New Braunfels passed away Oct 15 1997 at Baylor Medical Center Mr Gonzales was born April 22 1904 in San Miguel Allende Mexico to Silverio Gonzales and Marina V a s q u e z Gonzales A lifetime resident of New Braunfels he was retired and a former electrician with Servtex Materials Co He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church He was preceded in death by his parents a sister Florentina Amaro and brothers Benito and Abundio Gonzales Survivors include a niece Carlota Garza of New Braunfels great nieces and great nephews Diana and David Estrada of New Braunfels Marcelino Garza Jr and Ruth Garza of San Antonio Susan and Joe Sanchez of Irving Nanci and Eddie Longoria of New Braunfels Marina and Orlando Villarreal of Garland Esther and Mike Mendoza of New Braunfels and Roger and Inez Estrada of Round Rock and numerous nieces and nephews A rosary will be recited at Friday evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Services will be at 10 Saturday Oct 18 1997 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church with Father Richard Oberstar officiating Pallbearers will be Roger Estrada III David Estrada Joe Sanchez Eddie Longoria Orlando Villarreal Mike Mendoza Honorary pallbearers will be his great nieces and nephews Morales Funeral Home JOHNNY EARL GRAY Johnny Earl Gray pased away on Wednesday Oct 15 1997 in New Braunfels at the age of 50 years Mr Gray was a Army veteran who served two tours of duty in Vietnam worked 15 years with the Secret Service preciously worked in San Marcos for Rohl and presently worked at Motorola in Seguin where he was a production associate 5 He was a typical tourist who visited New Braunfels and fell in love with the community moved here He is survived by his wife Karin Gray of New Braunfels IW jnW JMftjL Vv one daughter rV atH Heather Ciray of New Braunfels one son John W Gray of New Braunfels and his mother Opal Hathcock of Corsicana Texas Visitation will begin at 5 Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until Saturday Services will be conducted at 10 Saturday at the First Baptist Church with interment Monday Oct 20 in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Dallas at 2 The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to a trust fund set up for his children at the Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union Johnny Earl Gray FUNERAL HOME NINA OLIVK MCDONALD Nina Olive McDonald of Canyon Lake died Wednesday Oct 15 in Austin at the age of 79 She was bom Nov 6 1917 in Lindale Texas to Charles Henry Olive and Maude Ann Meeks Olive She married Elvo Prince McDonald who preceded her in death in 1996 She and her husband had retired to Canyon Lake Texas in 1976 Mrs McDonald is survived by a daughter Carol McDonald loops and her husband Charles of Austin son Stephen A McDonald of Montgomery Texas brother Charles Henry Olive of Houston grandchildren Margaret McDonald Amy McDonald David T McDonald Angela McDonald Schultz Primilla Wilson Cherri Steadman Cheryl Toops and Michael Toops and numerous great grandchildren She was preceded in death by her son David S McDonald grandson Steven Spencer McDonald sister Wanda Bridges and her parents Charles Henry and Maude Ann Olive Funeral services will be Saturday Oct 18 1997 at 1 at Zoeller Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Cranes Mill Cemetery in Startzville Texas FUNFRJL HOME CLARENCE W GERNENTZ Clarence W Gernentz of New Braunfels passed away Wednesday Oct 15 1997 at his residence in New Braunfels at the age of 67 years He was born July 15 1930 at Edinburg Texas to Clarence R Gementz and Ella Butler Gementz He married Mary Belle Perkins Jan 8 1949 in Edinburg He lived in New Braunfels for 12 years and formerly was a resident of Seguin for 15 years He worked as a sales representative for Cement Company He was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in New Braunfels the Masonic Lodge No 1135 in Donna Texas Alamo As Club Southern Texas V8 Club New Braunfels Car Club and Scottish Rite Bodies He is survived by his wife Mary Belle Gernentz of New Braunfels two daughters Deborah Butler and husband Johnny of Lago Vista Texas and Dcnise Tennison and husband Steve of Coppell Texas four grandchildren Shannon and Johnny Butler II Michael and Lance Tennison two sisters Phyllis Bailey of Edinburg and Velma Gementz of Corpus Christi numerous nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by one son Michael Gernentz in 1972 Funeral service was Friday Oct 17 1997 at Oakwood Baptist Church with the Rev Ray Still officiating Masonic graveside service and interment will be at 11 Saturday at Highland Memorial Park in Welaco Texas Memorials may be made to Hospice New Braunfels or to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas Docppcnschmidt Funeral Home FLORENCE McCOWN Funeral arrangments are complete at Zoeller Funeral Home for Florence McCown of Boerne She died Wednesday in Columbus at the age of 73 Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday Oct 22 at 10 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Texas Oldest Dance Mall Friday October 17 TODO SNIDER Saturday October 18 THE HOT TOMATOES Sunday Oclolxr If 5l BOXCARS Advanced Tickets On Sale Fabulous TBirds Oct Allan Coe Oct Price Nov call 60612S1 Monday Friday 9 5 Saturday 10 2 6292215 800 460679 1 133 Landa Street New Braunfels gyat Olympic Cruises STELLA SOLARIS BIG BAND CRUISE Western Caribbean Sailing Roundtrip Galveston 11 Days March 27 April 6 Ports of CallCayman Jamaica Panama Isla San Andres V 4 Delightful Days at SeaLegendary Big Band Spa Casino Bridge More Free Two Oceans TourMiratlores Locks Rain Forest Culebra More Cruiseonly from per person Ciik Wlfatal Travel Agency Call Now interment to follow in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Survivors are daughters and sonin law Sandra and Doug Cooper of New Braunfels Becky McCown of San Antonio sons and daughterinlaw Or John K McCown and his wife Becky of MS Gary W McCown of San Antonio sister Norma LoBello and three grandsons Visitation will be Tuesday from 8 until 9 Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Boerne Public Library in Boeme Texas HOME ARTURO FIGUEROA SR Arturo Figueroa age 74 of New Braunfels died Thursday Oct 16 at Kirkwood Manor A rosary will be recited Sunday evening at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel The funeral procession will depart the funeral home at Monday for the 8 funeral mass at the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev Jim Wasser celebrant Interment will follow at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Visitation will begin after 9 Saturday and continue until Monday at the Zoeller Chapel FUNERAL HOME FRANCIS N OBRYAN JR Francis N OBryan 69 of New Braunfels passed away at his home on Oct 16 1997 after a long battle with Parkinsons disease He was born July 22 1928 in Port Arthur Texas He was a resident of Pasadena and Houston for more than 40 years He married Irma Lee Goodwin while stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso Texas He was a member of St Johns Episcopal Church in New Braunfels His other church affiliations were with St Marys Episcopal in Hamilton Texas and St Pauls Episcopal in Houston where he was one of the first acolytes His father and mother Francis N and Helen I OBryan preceded him in death He is also preceded in death by his brother Daniel W OBryan and a sister Helen Patricia Pat Crow Francis is survived by his wife Irma Lee Goodwin OBryan of New Braunfels his daughters Danna OBryan Huddleston and husband Dennis of Round Rock and Leigh Ann OBryan Dees and husband Jeff of New Braunfels three grandchildren Kelsey Huddleston Dillon and Cody Dees sister Rose Mary Estes and husband Ralph numerous inlaws nieces and nephews He was a graduate of Pasadena High School and University of Houston where he was a drafting major He also attended Allen Military Academy Del Mar Junior College and Purdue University He was past president for the Dragon Inn Society and Pasadena High Alumni Association He served the 4th Army as a corporal during the Korean War Francis first love was politics He was the of the Houston Gulf Coast Building Trades Council He was a member and past officer of the Pipefitters Local Union 211 where he was an instructor in the Apprentice School for 13 years He holds a lifetime membership in the Masonic Lodge No 1155 and was a Charter member in the Archives Lodge No 1399 United Association of Journeymen and Apprentice and Pasadena American Legion Post The family will receive friends at the familys home in New Braunfels on Friday Oct 17 1997 from 4 to 8 A memorial service will be conducted Saturday Oct 18 1997 at 3 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels with the Rev Ray B Still of Oakwood Baptist Church officiating In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice New Braunfels or the Houston Area Parkinsons Society 1475 W Gray Suite 175 Houston TX 77019 or to the Capital Area Parkinsons Society Box 27565 Austin TX 787552565 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home TOM WOFFORD Tom Wofford of New Braunfels passed away Thursday Oct 16 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital He was born in Victoria Texas to Clarence Wofford and Mamie OBrien Wofford He married Allene Bieter Jan 27 1949 in Austin A 41year resident of New Braunfels he owned Wofford Clinical Lab in New Braunfels for 38 years and currently owned Seguin Clinical Lab for three years He was a member of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church a member of the New Braunfels Rotary for some 37 years Soiree Couples Club and UT ExStudents Association Tom was a devoted family man who valued his time with his wife children and grandchildren He was an avid UT football fan and belonged to the SUNDAY Kids Eat For 50 per year of age up to 10 years Age 3 and under eat FREE 15 Senior Discount n Always AND DINN1 K BUI I I I i Baked Turkey and Cornbread Dressing Smoked Ham with Raisin Sauce Beef Pot Roast with all the fixins Our famous Breasted Chicken Real Mashed Potatoes Corn Green Beans Candied Sweet Potato Steamed Broccoli Buttered Zucchini Hominy Seasoned Rice And our Famous Fruit Cobbler Dont famous 38 item Salad Bar our Soup liar with our Fresh Homemade Our Dread Bar and itimt forget about the Potato Bar with lots of fuini for you to choose from Roads Lead To Rip Griffins Travel Center 135 Conrads Road Exit 193 New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6089352 Elizabeth S Harris Board Certified Plastic Surgeon 876 Loop 337 Building C New Braunfels TX Jfofief LIPOSUCTION permanently removes fatty deposits that are difficult to lose despite diet and exercise usina the latest techniques Wet Tumescent J Technique and Ultrasonic LiPosuction LIPOSUCTION Is of benefit to both men and women LOOK fiood at those HOLIDAV PARTIES Find out more about these modern techniques Call now for appointment 8306258088 New Braunfels 2105454848 San Antonio Longhorn Foundation He served in the Army during World War II He is survived by his wife Allene Wofford of New Braunfels five children Thomas Gary Wofford and wife Daryjann of New Braunfels Greg Wofford of Irving Texas Brien Wofford and wife Jo Ann of Fort Worth Becky Ricks and husband Fletcher of Katy Texas and Michael Wofford of Clear Lake Texas eight grandchildren Elisabeth Ian Alison and ClaireWofford Courtney Wofford Matthew Wofford Christopher and Emily Ricks He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Mamie OBrien Wofford A rosary will be recited Friday at at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Funeral will be at 10 Saturday Oct 18 1997 at and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Eugene OCallaghan and Msgr Edward Bily officiating Burial will be at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in New Braunfels Visitation will begin at 2 Friday and continue until 9 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Memorials may be made to Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church Building Fund or School Fund or to Hospice New Braunfels Doeppenshmidt Funeral Home MR ELTON ZUERCHER Mr Elton Zuercher age 83 of San Antonio died Wednesday October 15 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