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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2 p g Tuesday October Clara Heldemann Obituaries CLARA HEIDEMANN Clara Daisy Wolfe Wuest Heidemann age 79 President of Natural Bridge Caverns died Saturday Oct 18 1997 at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio She was born on April 29 1918 to Hillard and Clara pebel Wolfe in New Kirk New Mexico She married Hilmar Wuest in 1937 and lived on the family ranch Hilmar died due to a ranch accident on Sept 18 1956 She later married Harry Heidemann on Jan 21 1961 who passed away on Oct 5 1996 Motivated by her love of nature and the Texas Hill Country Mrs Heidemann has been a pioneer not only in the development of the Caverns but in the tourist industry as well Mrs Heidemann was the first woman elected as President of the National Caves Association serving from 1971 to 1973 She had previously served as National Convention Chairman of the and was vicepresident of the association for five years before her election as President The National Caves Association includes representatives from 75 caves and caverns in the United States and Puerto Rico In 1972 Mrs Heidemann became a director of the Discover Texas Association and was the first woman to sit on the board She has served as Director of the TexasMexico Good Neighbor Council Tourism the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce the Community Fund and held several offices in the Comal County Farm Bureau Mrs Heidemann is listed in Whos Who in the South and Forum Whos Who in Whos Who in the Whos Who in Finance and Community Leaders in The International Whos Who of and The Worlds Whos Who of Mrs Heidemann has been a valuable contributor to the Texas Tourist Industry Her commitment to developing the areas natural resources and promoting the states tourism industry was recognized in 1987 when she received the Governors Tourist Development Award This is the highest award given by the Texas Tourism Industry and is presented by the Governor of Texas Governor Bill Clements presented the award to Mrs Heidemann for developing Natural Bridge Caverns and for years of dedication to the Texas Tourist She is survived by her children son Reginald Reggie Wuest wife Joye and their two sons Brad and Travis daughter Trudy West Soechting husband Raymond and their sons T Dudley and Shawn and their wives Laurie and Tiffany three greatgrandchildren Alyssa Ashley Jordan Ellen and T Dexter Kyle two sisters Irene Haines and her husband Joe of Schertz Texas and Johanna Dubensky of Schertz brother Jack Wolfe of Alice Texas and one sisterinlaw Burmie Wolfe of San Antonio numerous nieces and nephews Funeral services will be held Tuesday October 21 at at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels with The Rev Richard Carse officiating Interment will follow at the Meditation Cemetery on the familys ranch at Natural Bridge Caverns Memorial contributions may be made to First Protestant Church Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels ARTURO FIGUEROA Arturo Figucroa age 74 of New Braunfels died Thursday Oct 16 1997 at Kirkwood Manor He was born Sept 13 1923 in New Braunfels to Jesus Figucroa and Delfina Campos Figueroa He married Antonia Tristan on Jan 3 1949 in New Braunfels Mr Figueroa served honorably in the Army during World War II He was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Survivors are his wife Antonia Figueroa sons Arturo Figueroa and Jaime Figueroa both of New Braunfels daughters Gloria Saenz and Mary Ann Thayer both of New Braunfels sister Elvira Figueroa of New Braunfels brothers Alfredo Figueroa and Abelardo Figueroa both of Houston 10 grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren plus several nieces and nephews A rosary was Sunday evening at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Funeral mass was celebrated Monday Oct 20 at 8 at the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev Jim Wasser celebrant Interment was in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery inlaw Sandra and Doug Cooper of New Braunfels Becky McCown Of San Antonio sons and daughterin law Dr John K McCown and his wife Becky of Aberdeen Gary W McCown of Sari Antonio grandsons John Stephen McCown Jacob Cooper and Joshua Cooper sister Norma LoBello numerous nieces and nephews and a cousin Jeanette Green Funeral services will be conducted at 10 Wednesday Oct 22 1997 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Visitation began after 8 Tuesday and continues until 9 Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Boerne Public Library Foundation 210 N Main Boerne TX 78006 FUNERAL HOME FLORENCE C McCOWN Florence C McCown age 72 formerly of Boerne Texas died Wednesday Oct 15 1997 in Columbus Miss She was born on Sept 10 1924 in Waco Texas to Sam Cimo and Annie Gooch Cimo She married Sam H McCown on April 5 1952 in Piedras Negras Mexico Mr McCown preceded her in death in February of this year She is survived by her daughters and son HOME JOSE JUAN HERNANDEZ JR Jose Juan Hernandez age 8 months of New Braunfels died Sunday Oct 19 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Graveside services are 4 Wednesday Oct 22 at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with Msgr Edward Bily officiating Visitation begins after 4 Tuesday and continues until 2 Wednesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home HOME From Page 1 large corporations from relocating to Comal County members agreed Other discussion included alternatives to a larger convention center enticing chain hotels to build and provide better lodging the Lower Colorado River and lengthening the legal hours of drinking to 2 to invigorate the entertainment industry in New Braunfels and surrounding areas During a separate forum on urban pre servation members discussed how to get more viable committed business ventures to relocate in the downtown area thereby enhancing return on tourist dollars Creating an atmosphere to attract tourists and modeling New Braunfels after definite themes like the cities of Fredericksburg and Bransen City have done was also discussed The difference is Fredericksburg is a said Connie Worley a local business owner Were between Austin and San which requires small businesses in competition with the outlet malls and large department stores to really sell their Members of an educa forum talked about establishing a 50IC3 foundation to provide local control of funding The program which has been successful in other school districts like nearby Alamo Heights in San Antonio allows patrons to contribute to an These then be appropriated toward whatever the school district decides they should be and not what the state mandates according to Dana Gold vicechairman Improving or creating sidewalks along major streets developing bike trails easing traffic along Walnut Avenue and emphasizing recycling were other issues discussed in separate forums Participants seemed satisfied about having attended the master plan forum It was interesting and there were a lot of said Robert Mason Its better to start when were small than to let the growth get out of Another New Braunfels resident said she was glad to have some input I was really glad to see the city make this said Susan Tolbert Pancbianco a New Braunfels resident of 25 years We have some great ideas but what it really boils down to is what can the city John Dierksen planning commissioner said he was pleased with the turnout We had some spirited said Dierksen The turnout was good for a Monday Harry Bennett planning director agreed Were hoping for an equal or better turnout as the process continues and we reform our plans into The next phase of the master plan process will be sending the recommendations gathered in the Monday forum to consultants for analysis Between Nov 15 and Dec 15 each subcommittee will meet again to make recommendations and those will be sent to consultants once again Eventually each subcommittee will go before a 10member steering committee the planning commission and ultimately the city council Its an 18month said Bennett The last time New Braunfels approved a master plan for city growth and development was in 1977 when the population of the city was approximately Since then the census has more than doubled Minds From Page 1 cer fields Encourage preservation of existing buildings Improve dpwrrtown sjgnage Develop pi finance l Seek users of airport to produce revenue Provide transportation accessibility to residential areas Develop unified thoroughfares Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Ave Microsoft battles with Justice Department NEW YORK AP The latest battle between Microsoft Corp and the Justice Department is about more than Internet browsers Its about Microsofts bid to retain its industry dominance and tame the World Wide Web The federal agency on Monday accused Microsoft of using its Police Beat New Braunfels Police arrested a 19yearold New Braunfels man at 1 Sunday in the 600 block of North Business 35 for driving while intoxicated and outstanding warrants Police said bond was set at New Braunfels Police arrested a 17yearold New Braunfels man at Friday in the 300 block of West San Antonio Street for a warrant of criminal mischief Police said no bond was set New Braunfels Police arrested an 18yearold Dalhartman at 1 Saturday in the 1500 block of 81 West for driving while intoxicated Police said bond was set at II New Braunfels Police arrested a 29yearold Seguin man at Sunday in the 1000 block of South Seguin Avenue for driving while intoxicated and an outstanding powerful position in the software operations market to steal customers from a niche it doesnt dominate Internet browsers the programs that help computer users find whatever it is theyre looking for The government objects to Microsofts requirement that personal computer manufacturers installing its Windows 95 operating system on their products also install Microsofts browser Internet Explorer Microsoft is unlawfully taking advantage of its Windows monopoly to protect and extend that Attorney General Janet Reno said Its plain warrant for public intoxication Police said bond was set at New Braunfels Police arrested a 25yearold San Antonio woman on Saturday evening in the 1600 block of Spur Street for traffic warrants and failure to identify as a fugitive from justice Police said bond was set at Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a father and son Saturday at Canyon Lake after an alleged family disturbance The deputy arrested the son for a Class C family violence charge and evading arrest The son had bonds totaling and posted bond the same day The father was arrested for resisting arrest a bond He also bonded out the same day Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 20yearold Canyon Lake man for driving while intoxicated at Sunday on FarmtoMarket 2673 A 37yearold male passenger in the car was arrested for public intoxication Both were taken to the Comal County Jail The driver posted a bond that same day and the passenger posted a bond the same day A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested a 29yearold San Antonio man for driving while intoxicated on 281 at Saturday It was the mans third DWI offense He posted a bond Sunday Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 42yearold Canyon Lake man for possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces at Sunday on FarmtoMarket 306 The man was taken to the Comal County Jail where he was being held as of Monday on a bond KISSTHI CJIULS MonFrl Sol Sun ROCKET MAN MonFri SalSun I Know What You Did Sol Devils Advocate MonFri SalSun HERCULES LORAMAE PALLONE Loramae Pallone of Canyon Lake passed away Friday Oct at Canyon Lake at the age of 88 years She was born July 22 1909 at Marion to Curtis Welborn and Elnora Absher Welborn She married Ernest M Pallone in 1957 in Chicago III Mrs Pallone was a homemaker A She is survived by her husband Ernest M Pallone of Canyon Lake son John wife Cookie of Canyon Lake grandchildren Jacquline Grandberg and husband Michael Jim Lecas and wife Patti four greatgrandchildren nieces Jean Laesch of Canyon Lake Shirley Coffey and husband Paul of Peoria Terry Snyder of Peoria Charlotte Peffer and husband Kenneth of Batavia and nephew Arthur Welborn of Houston Mrs Pallone was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister Memorial service will be 2 Wednesday Oct 22 1997 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake with the Rev Mark Simpson officiating There will be no visitation at the funeral home Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Canyon Lake EDWIN R MUEHL Edwin R Muehl age 76 of Marion died Saturday Oct 18 1997 at Guadalupe Valley Hospital in Seguin He was born Sept 14 1921 in Guadalupe County to Willie C Muehl and Annie Haug Muehl He married Frances Hartmann on Sept 22 1948 in Selma He was a retired metal worker He is survived by his wife Frances Hartmann Muehl son and daughter inlaw John William and Connie Muehl of Marion sisters Nora Schroeder and Edna Schroder both of San Antonio Adeline Wohlfahrt and her husband Roland of New Braunfels brothers Eugene Muehl and his wife Edna of San Antonio Ferdinand Muehl of San Antonio sisterinlaw Frances Muehl of Seguin grandsons John David Muehl and Raymond Carl Muehl both of Marion A rosary was recited Monday at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel Funeral mass was 10 Tuesday Oct 21 1997 at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily celebrant Interment followed in the Holy Cross Cemetery in San Antonio Memorials may be made to the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church Building Fund or to the charity of ones choice HOME Ask us about our Double Your Down Payment Offer Centex four best value everyday OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM 900 South Seguin Ave by the Underpass 6293979 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 A twist of 5 Custom 10 Credit 14 Wading bird 15 New 16 Hodgepodge 17 Camera part 18 Happy or Doc 19 Tearoom 20 It could be real 22 Whiter 24 House 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