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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 5, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday January HERALDZE1TUNG Page 3A Obituaries HALL Lou Rutherford Hall age 77 of Wetumpka died peacefully at home on Mon day Dec 16 2002 Burial was at Watson Chapel Cemetery Annex in Elmore County Alabama Mrs Hall is survived by her husband of 69 years Rufus E Hall five children living in Alabama one child residing in Florida three grandchildren and one greatgrandson that the Halls adopted and a host of grandchildren great grandchildren and one greatgreatgrandcluld Also surviving Mrs Hall is one sister Ann Doug Deringer of Kilmarnock and two brothers Britton Dickey Barbara Rutherford of Thousand Oaks and David Barbara Rutherford of New Braunfels ITexas SEIDEL Mary Frances Dollie Geisbauer Boehmer Seidel went to be with her Lord on Jan 3 2003 after being born on Feb 13 1918 in H o t Springs Ark She was reared by Catholic nuns Sr Anne Sr Regina and Sr Modesta in St Josephs Orphanage in Lit tle Rock until she was adopted by the Jake Steele family in Fort Smith Ark After finishing high school she became a hair stylist but her customers did too much gossiping to suit her Therefore she went into nurses training in St Josephs Hospital in Boonville with affilia tions at St Louis University and Mt St Rose Hospital Following training and two years practice in St Josephs Hospital she joined the Navy Nurse Corp Reserve as an ensign She served for three years and three months and was discharged as a full lieutenant On July 30 1946 she married Edmund 0 Seidel They had three children Georg M Seidel of San Antonio Texas who gave them Nick and Elise as grandchildren Gretchen Ann Jones of Fred ericksburg Texas with Ted Jeff and William and Helen McQueeny of Carbondale with Paul She did some private duty nursing but always managed to take good care of her husband and children She had such a good musical ear that she could very quickly play any musical instrument soon after she picked it up She took a few piano lesbians but studied the violin longer She seemed to be happiest when a group would gather behind her while she played the piano to accompany the groups singing Any song they would hum t her she quickly picked up the tune on the piano playiikg by ear Most of her sessi6ns went on for at least tWo hours Her family and many friends have lofet their favorite piano player so she can accompany many angels choirs Cbmmittal services will be held on Tuesday Jan 7 2002 at 2 in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery a memo rial service will follow in Sunset Funeral Home Chapel at 3 In lieu of flowers may be made to your favorite char ity Sunset Funeral Home VAN HORN Mary Ann Van Horn 73 of New Braunfels passed away Monday Dec 30 2002 at Brooke Army Med ical Center in San Antonio Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 to 9 at Zoeller Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 6 A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 Mon day at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church Interment will be held at at Fort Sam Houston National Ceme tery Arrangements are under the direction of Zoeller Funeral Home ROBERTS Paul Regene Roberts 70 of New Braunfels Texas passed away Wednesday Jan 1 2003 at San Anto nios Methodist Transplant and Specialty Hospital Mr Roberts was born June 22 1932 in Amarillo Texas to Paul Regene Roberts and Dora Whitman Roberts He served active duty in the Navy for two years before being honorably dis charged in 1959 He received his bachelors of business administration degree in 1955 and doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1959 from the University of Texas at Austin Mr Roberts began his law career in San Antonio He first worked in private practice and then served as an assistant city attorney for San Antonio He also worked for the Texas Highway Department for 10 years as a rightof way attorney In 1969 he began practic ing in New Braunfels Texas as an associate of the Marlon Borchers law firm He was subsequently elected as Comal County Attorney serving in office for four years and finally ended his law career in pri vate practice at Canyon Lake Texas eventually retiring in 1997 Mr Roberts was preceded in death by his parents His survivors include his wife of 47 years Margaret Riebe Roberts stepmother Doris Roberts son Paul R Roberts III and wife Sandy and their three children Jennifer Paul IV and Michelle daughter Shari Streb and husband Joseph and their two children Lau ren and Michael Visitation will begin at 4 Sunday Jan 4 2002 at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until Monday The family will be present from 5 to 7 Sunday at the funeral home to greet friends Services will be Monday at 10 at the First Unit ed Methodist Church in New Braunfels with inter ment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Honorary pallbearers will be past and present mem bers of the Larry Larsen Mens Sunday School class at the First United Methodist Church of which he led for nearly years In lieu of flowers the fam ily requests that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church or Hope Hospice of New Braunfels or charity of your choice Zoeller Funeral Home SIMPSON Wilford R Simpson passed away on Friday Jan 3 2003 at the Eden Home Inc in New Braunfels at the age of 81 years Mr Simpson is survived by his wife Helen M Simpson of New Braunfels two sons Jerry W Simpson of Austin Texas and Randy J Simpson and wife Grace of Spicewood Texas one daughter Jody Whitaker and husband David of New Braunfels grandchildren Nathan and Destiny Pittman Daniel and Dawn Simpson and Justin and Katie Whitaker broth er Donald E Simpson and wife Agnes of Laurel Hill Florida two sisters Orlan da June Meyer and husband Elmer of Martinez and Patricia Clark and hus band Ernie of Argyle Texas and one brotherinlaw Fred Lacquement of Wewoka Okla Mr Simpson was preced ed in death by one sister Edna Lacquement and one brother Hubert Simpson Visitation will begin at 5 Sunday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue Discount Cigarettes ABSOLUTELY THE BEST BARGAIN IN NEW BRAUNFELS Winston FILTERS Marlboro VIRGINIA SLIMS 99 DORAL OFF Carton 100s only Tiansfer your money with 99 Plus Tax CARTON GPC VICEROY 24 PllliTu CARTON PlusTai CARTON COME CHECK OUT OUR WIDE SELECTION OF LIGHTERS 151 IH 35 WEST NEW TEXAS 78130 KEMM Louise Kemm of Cibolo passed away Friday Jan 3 2003 at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 85 Visitation will begin at 3 Monday at Zoeller Funeral Home with the fam ily present to receive visitors from 5 until 7 Funeral services will be Tuesday Jan 7 2003 at 10 at Zoeller Funeral Home Burial will be at a later date in Whitemarph Memor ial Park in Pennsylvania Zoeller Funeral Home PERRY Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for Charles J Perry of Canyon Lake who died at Eden Home in New Braunfels Saturday Jan 4 2003 at the age of 93 years Mens Breakfast Saturday January 11 AM Tree of Life Church Kid Zone Facility donation RSVP 6256375 Our speaker will be Rabbi Rol Garcia of Baruch Ha Shem Messianic Congregation and Pastor of El Sendero Assembly of God Church in San Antonio He will be sharing on Hebrew Insights into The Scriptures IAII Men Welcome until service time Monday The family will be present from 5 to 7 Sunday to greet friends at the funeral home Services will Monday Jan 6 2003 at 1 at the Zoeller Funeral Home with interment to follow at 3 in the Cook Waldn Capital Park Cemetery in Austin Texas The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the St Jude Chil drens Hospital Zoeller Funeral Home ries IRS PROBLEMS VETERAN EXIRS AGENTS TAX PROFESSIONALS CHenb Never Meet with the IRS Settle for PBimlet on the Dollar Written Guarantee Free Tax Settlement Analysis Confidential Interview In Our Local Office 8003787533 Fret Insider Report How to End IRS Problems Foreveil 8774519111 Nations most successful taxrescVutfon company The Wai Street Journal JK Harris Company New Braunfels 475 Offices Nationwide Larry Taylor Debby Taylor Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialists Advanced hearing care with the attention you deserve local 8306278660 toll free 8666278660 Common Street Professional Bldg 1583 Common Street Suite 100 New Braunfels Texas 78130 the time to get fit for the New Year No Contracts No Initiation Fees per month membership fee The Health Fitness Center at Physical Therapy Unlimited Friendly Professional and Family Oriented tr r 8306092000 New Brounfels ighbor your warm wishes WALMART NBU truck drop off days Saturday December 21 lOamlpm Saturday January 18 lOamlpm The SAFEhaven Winter Blanket Drive is your opportunity to help the less fortunate in our community Just bring your new or clean used blankets to the NBU lobby or give to any NBU truck driver anytime between December 16th and January 18th or bring them to WalMart on one of the two NBU Truck DropOff Days Well share them with the area families and individuals who need them most Together we can make the winter season safer for everyone SMFEhaven NBU COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT
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