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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 14, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday May 14 2000 HERAUZEITUNG Page 3A Los Alamos comes to grips with scale of destruction Bandeller National Monument Source National Interagency Fire Center AP LOS ALAMOS AP Randy Foster tossed an armload of clothes in his truck grabbed his dog and fled as the town around him was about to burn He left behind his new motorcycle as hot ash began singeing the back of his neck It was time to he said of his hasty departure Wednesday On Saturday the Los Alamos police officer returned once again to what remained of his neighborhood Walking through his yard in blue jeans soiled with ash and soot he found the artifacts of a life lost charred metal blackened rubble and the skeleton of his bike most of it melted away in an inferno that has turned acres of northern New Mexico into a scorched no mans land Most frustrating was what Foster could no longer identify He turned over a hunk of fused metal in his hands blackened by picking through the debris that was once his living room I have no idea what this he said Then after a pause it came to him Oh wait a minute thats my More than a week after the National Park Service started the blaze to remove dry brush and grass the fire that had destroyed 260 homes and threatened the Los Alamos National Laboratory remained dangerous The blaze in the nearby canyons and valleys was still only 5 percent con tained It spread in all directions Saturday reaching Indian land Officials were concerned that the fire might reach sacred tribal sites in the Santa Clara Canyon Winds picked up later Saturday and a dry cold front was expected Monday bringing higher winds With the fire burning in so many different directions it will be a long time before we get this fire said Jim Paxon a US Forest Service spokesman This fire will burn for weeks This thing is growing and we dont know where its going to end Most of the people evacuated will not be allowed to return to their homes for at least a week although the National Guard will begin escorting families whose homes were destroyed into Los Alamos on Sunday OBITUARIES SAUCEDA Victoria Sauceda passed away Friday May at the age of 68 She is survived by her husband Natividad Sauceda of New Braunfels six sons Frank Sauceda Marcario Sauceda Jesse Sauceda Antonio Sauceda Natividad Sauceda Jr and Marcos Sauceda all of New Braunfels six daughters Juana Vasquez of California Maria Espinoza Linda Sauceda Genoveva Galnarez Rosa Sauceda and Gloria Garcia all of New Braunfels one sister Cruz Andrade of SanAntonio one brother Victor Garza of San Antonio 40 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren Pallbearers include Marcario Sauceda Abel Sauceda Jacob Sauceda Ysidoro Espinoza Adolfo Sauceda and Jerry Sauceda Rosary will be recited at Sunday in the Charlie Morales Funeral Home Chapel The funeral procession will depart from the funeral home at Monday for Holy Family Catholic Church for 11 Mass with Father James Wasser officiat ing Burial will follow at Comal Cemetery Charlie Morales Funeral Home Start your subscription today Call the HeraldZeitung at 6259144 DISH 300 SATIUITt TV SYST1MI Sonw rii to Americas Top 150 our newest programming package for otily d get a FREE DISH 500 digital HjMlite TV and FREE Self Kit or boivc Professional Installation Call for details COMMUNICATION SOURCE 6206100 826 Hwy 81 W DAVIS Tillie Mae Bain Davis passed away on May 11 2000 at the age of 78 She was born in Kenedy Texas on May 28 1921 She attended public schools in Kenedy and graduated from Sap Marcos Baptist Academy She attended Texas A M University and grad uated with a degree in music During World War n she taught music in Kenedy and SanAntonio She played for chapel services at several military bases and posts while in SanAntonio In 1947 as Mrs Tillie Frye she moved to Alice and taught piano She was organist and director of music for church services at the First Presbyterian Church and Alice United Methodist Church In 1952 she earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London England In 1956 she moved to Rockport and for sever al years she was organist for the ecumenical Easter Services She taught fourth grade and choir In 1974 she married C A Davis Jr and moved back to Alice She taught fourth grade at Noonan Elementary until she retired in 1982 When her brotherinlaw became ill in 1983 she worked at Davis Furniture Co until 1986 She was active in Alice Music Study Club and played for service club luncheons In 1987 she and her husband moved to Scenic Hills an active retirement community north east of San Antonio where she became active in music playing for the Scenic Hills Melody Makers Tillie also enjoyed cooking and taking food to neighbors who were ill She was a life member of the National Federation of Music Clubs and a member of the Rockport Order of the Eastern Star Her family includes her husband of 26 years her daughter Claudia Frye Conard and husband Scott Conard of Kingsville stepson Donald Davis and wife Doris Davis of Bryan and stepdaughter Martha Walker and husband Jack Walker of Alice and grandchil dren Miranda and Heather Conard of Kingsville Also her sister Ernestine Brown and husband Col William Brown of Blanco sister Clementine Ritchey and husband Arthur Ritchey of San Angeloi and Charlyne Davis of Beeville Tillie Davis was a member of Bracken United Methodist Church Services will be at the church on Monday May 15 at 10 with internment at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery Visitation will begin 1 Sunday at Zoeller Funeral Home and will continue until 9 FUNERAL HOME SOUKUP Johnnie B Soukup of New Braunfels passed away Friday May 12 2000 at North East Baptist Hospital in SanAntonio at the age of 76 Graveside services will be at Wednesday May 17 2000 at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery Public Visitation will begin 8 Wednesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and will continue until noon BUTLER Stanley Glen Butler passed away on Tuesday May at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio at the age of 43 He is survived by his wife Cathryn Butler of Canyon Lake two sons Glen M Lindblade of Huntsville Texas and Stephen of Virginia two brothers David Beardsfoy and wife Bridgette of Houston Texas and Kenneth Beardsley Of Kemah Texas father Charles Butler of Richmond as and one grand son Brentyn Lindblade of LaGrange Texas Visitation will be from noon until 6 Sunday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Services will be on Monday at 10 at the First Baptist Church at Canyon Lake The family has requested that memorial contribu tions be given to the charity of ones choice NEW ELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Bmunfels HemldZeitungm New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by 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