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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Obituaries February HERALDZElTUNO Page WENZEL James Jimmy A Wenzel 84 lifelong resident of New Braunfels Texas died Sat urday Feb at Nor mandy Terrace Southeast Nursing Home in San Anto nio He was born Dec in New Braunfels Texas to Bruno H and Helen Otto Wenzel He married Bernice Doehne on Oct 11 1940 in New Braunfels Texas He served in the Army during World War II and Korean Conflict and was a lifetime member of both the American Legion Post No 179 and VFW Post No 7110 Mr Wenzel was preceded in death by his parents his wife Bernice on Aug 19 2002 and by a sister Georgine Davis and a broth er Roy Wenzel Survivors include three sons Hilmar Tim Wenzel and wife Dorothy of San Antonio Jesse M Wenzel and wife Sherry of Bryan Texas and Wesley E Wen zel and wife Kathy of Beloit daughter CarolA Klick and husband Jerry of San Antonio sisters Adelaide Fey of New Braunfels Texas and Irene Waters of Mira Loma nine grandchildren and nine greatgrandchil dren Rosary will be recited Wednesday Feb at 7 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday Feb at at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Schertz Texas with Mon signor Roger Robbins cele brant Interment will follow with military honors at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery Visitation will be held from 8 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home Memor ial contributions may be made to the World War II Memorial Fund Ameri can Battle Monument Com mission Box 98147 Washington 20090 8147 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home CROOKS Sally Ann Crooks 44 passed away Saturday Feb 15 2003 in New Braunfels Funeral services will be held at 3 Wednesday Feb 19 2003 at the First United Methodist Church in Aspermont with Rev Darrell Patterson assisted by Pas tor Jim Reinbolt officiating Burial will follow in the Aspermont Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont Mrs Crooks was born in Hermosa Beach Calif She graduated from Brownfield High School as well as the Lubbock School of Cosmetol ogy Mrs Crooks was a Methodist She is survived by one daughter Jana Redding of New Braunfels mother Jane Ayers of Abilene brother Seth Ayers of Abilene and numerous aunts and cousins She was preceded in death by her father Richard Ayers as well as numerous aunts and uncles McCoy Funeral Home BUHL Arrangements are com plete at Zoeller Funeral Home for the Rev Dr Albert H Buhl of New Braunfels He passed away Sunday Feb 16 2003 at McKenna Memo PHILLIPS Lelia Inez Phillips went on to be with her Lord on Feb 17 2003 Lelia was born Nov 1 rial Hospital at the age of 94 Memorial services will be held Sunday Feb 23 2003 at 3 at Peace Lutheran Church Zoeller Funeral Home 1910 in DiboU Texas Services will be held at For est ParkLawndale Houston Arrangements pending tkeatens to abandon 53 armistice that ended war BY SANGHUN CHOE Associated Press Writer SEOUL South Korea AP North Korea threatened on TYiesday to abandon the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War accusing the United States of plotting an attack on the communist state A spokesman of the Norths Korean Peoples Army claim ed that the United States was building up reinforce ments around the Korean Peninsula in preparations to attack the North said the Norths official news agency KCNA The situation is therefore getting more serious as the days go by as it is putting its plan for preemptive attacks on the North into KCNA quoted the unidenti fied spokesman as saying The 195053 Korean War ended with an armistice not a peace treaty leaving the countries technically in a state of war A North Korean withdrawal from the armis tice would remove the main mechanism that is helping to keep an uneasy peace on the peninsula The announcement is the latest move in a crisis over the Norths recent decision to restart its nuclear pro grams in violations of inter national treaties Washington and its allies are pressuring North Korea to abandon its suspected nuclear weapon programs The North has insisted on direct talks first with the United States from which it wants a nonaggression treaty The North threat followed by a day a declaration by the communist state that it would triumph in the standoff That bluster came as South Koreas outgoing president Kim Daejung warned that Pyongyangs production of atomic weapons could force his country and Japan to build nuclear bombs as well as South Korea warned that Pyongyangs production of atomic weapons could force the South and Japan to build nuclear bombs as well Secretary of Defense Don ald H Rumsfeld has said that North Korea has one or two nuclear weapons and could extract enough pluto nium within months to make six to eight more North Korea had never admitted or denied having nuclear weapons but has said it has the right to devel op nuclear weapons The spokesman said the grave situation created by the undisguised war acts committed by the in breach of the armistice agree ment compels the Korean Peoples Army side its war ring party to immediately take all steps to cope with it If the side continues vio lating and misusing the armistice agreement as it pleases there will be no need for the North to remain bound to the armistice agree ment the spokesman said The North accused the United States of violating the armistice agreement by send ing reinforcements around the Korean Peninsula and planning to impose a naval blockade against the impov erished communist state North Korea had previous ly threatened to pull out of the armistice in an attempt to increase tension with the and force Washington to start negotiations with the Stalinist regime in Pyong yang European leaders Saddam faces last chance to disarm BY BARRY RENFREW Associated Press Writer BRUSSELS Belgium AP Euro pean leaders trying to end their bit ter dispute over Iraq warned Saddam Hussein on Monday he faces a last charice to disarm but gave no dead line and said weapons inspectors must have more time to finish their work The statement came at the end of a European Union emergency summit on the crisis with Baghdad Diplomats insisted they had healed the rift over calls for military action But significant divisions remained with some states saying the United Nations could still disarm Iraq peace fully War is not inevitable Force should be used only as a last resort It is for the Iraqi regime to end this crisis by complying fully with the demands of the Security the 15 nations said in the joint declaration That was seen as a setback for Germany which has opposed war under any circumstances Baghdad should have no illusions It must disarm and cooperate imme diately and fully The Iraqi regime alone will be responsible for the con sequences if it continues to flout the will of the international community and does not take this last the leaders said Poll Threat of terrorism brings WASHINGTON AP Mots than Mvfcl In 10 say the threat of terrorism has brought no extra stress or anxiety In their lives days a row ened state of terrorism alert Almost percent said they feu extra anxiety because of the threat of terrorism extra stress and anxiety acxxjrdlng to the ABC NewsWashington Post poll taken from Wednesday through Sunday A fourth 24 percent said they have stockpiled supplies and another 12 percent were consider ing It The most popular Items were food and water Only three percent said they had stocked up on duct tape Overall about a third In the poll said they are worried that they personally might become the victim of a terrorist attack Only one in 10 have expressed a great deal of such worry Those lev els are about the same as last fall and in November 2001 just two months after the terror If While that position will cheer the United States and Britain which are urging military action there was still strong support for continued possibly increased weapons inspections The statement gave no indication of how much longer inspections should continue but said they could not go on forever without Iraqi cooperation They must be given the time and resources that the Security Council believes they the dec laration said However inspections cannot continue indefinitely in the absence of full Iraqi i France which has blocked any swift move to military action insisted its position had been vindicated that only the Security Council can handle the issue an implicit rejection of statements that it has the right to disarm Iraq alone if necessary We all agree the elimination of Iraqs weapons of mass destruction is absolutely imperative but only the Security Council can handle the French President Jacque Chirac said There is no reason today to change the he added That suggests significant wrangling lies ahead if the United States and Britain hope to get a second resolu tion from the Security Council authorizing war British Prime Minis ter Tony Blair wants the resolution because of strong domestic opposition to war Chirac said France would oppose any effort to draft a new resolu tion authorizing war at this time He publicly lambasted eastern European nations seeking to join the EU for their support for Washington over the Iraq crisis It is not really responsible behav ior it is not well broughtup behavior They missed a good opportunity to keep he told reporters Presidents Day blizzard buries Northeast BY ROGER PETTERSON Associated Press Writer The worst buzzard in seven years shut down much of the Northeast on Presidents Day with blinding windblown snow that piled up as much as 4 feet deep and left more than a quarter of a million homes and businesses shiv ering without power At least 21 deaths had been blamed on the storm system since it charged out of the Plains during the week end piling snow in the Ohio Valley producing mudslides and floods in the southern Appalachians and making layers of ice that snapped trees and power lines The storm was headed for New England where Massa chusetts expected up to 2 feet of snow and minor coastal flooding Airports for Washington Baltimore Philadelphia and New York largely shut down stranding thousands of pas sengers trying to leave and get into the region Amtraks northsouth service was halt ed between Washington and Richmond and regional bus service stopped in many areas The holiday meant there were few commuters but police from Kentucky to Massachusetts pleaded with motorists to stay home and some counties banned non essential travel so they could clear the roads This is going to be days worth of said Mary land Highway Administra tion spokesman David Buck The western tip of Mary land was buried with 49 inches of snow in Garrett County on top of 30foot drifts left by earlier storms Its no mans land out said Garrett County state highway supervisor Paul Mclntyre whose office window in Keysers Ridge elevation feet was entirely blocked by snow It looks more like Siberia than Elsewhere 27 inches fell in West Virginias Berkeley County the National Weath er Service said The Seven Springs ski resort area on western Pennsylvania had 40 inches It was one of the worst snowstorms in a century in Washington where 16 inches fell For the region as a whole it was the worst snow storm since the blizzard of 1996 when at least 80 deaths were blamed on the weather Among the many travelers stranded by the storm few were as far from home as Lynn Anderson of Belfast Ireland Staff members at Balti moreWashington Interna tional Airport distributed blankets and pillows to the some 150 travelers who spent the night there The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey which operates Newark Kennedy and LaGuardia airports supplied cots and blankets The heavy snow was blamed for several roof col lapses in New Jersey includ ing one that killed a man at a jobtraining school in Edison In Maryland a roof fell in at the Railroad Museum in Baltimore Ohio Gov Bob Taft der clared three southern coun ties disaster areas Monday because of the snow and Disaster and emergency dec larations 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