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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 2, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Obituaries DtNKLAGE Jimmie Wedgeworth Din klage was born on May 8 1036 to daffies D and Grace Mammons Wedgeworth in Mississippi The first of three daughters she went to high school and to Jones Cbunty Junior Col lege in Ellisville where she received an associate of arts degree She moved to Houston seeking job opportu nities While working in Hous ton she met and married Chris Dinklage She is survived by her hus band Chris Dinklage sisters Peggy Szurek and husband Ron and Maybelle Brent and husband Joe brothersinlaw Edward Dinklage Robert Din klage and Ted Dinklage and wife Mary She is also sur vived by numerous nieces and nephews and greatnieces and greatnephews Jimmie was a Sunday March HERALDZEITUNO Page 3A member of the Eastern Star Daughters of the Nile Guadaiupe Valley Shrine Club Alzafar Shrine Recre ational Vehicle dub and the GermanAmerican Society of New Braunfels Visitation will be held on Monday March from 1 to 6 and Tuesday from 8 until service time at the funeral home Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday March 4 2003 at at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braun fels with an Order of the East ern Star Burial Ceremony to follow at Comal Cemetery Pallbearers for Mrs Dinklage funeral service will be Tbmmy Gillespie Clyde Guynes Fred Reeves Karle Jessop Dallas Kuykendal and Jim Wend land Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home STRUBE CoL Delbert Howard Strube retired age 82 passed away Wednesday Feb 26 2003 at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital after a short bout with leukemia Del bert was born Aug to John Henry and Rebecca Strube in Bettie Texas He married Reba Christine Davis at Waples United Methodist Church in Denison Texas on Dec He served in the for 34 years and then worked for Raytheon in St Peters burg for 13 years After retiring he and his wife moved to New Braunfels He was an active member of the Masons Shriners Lions Elks and Eastern Star His Masonic affiliations included Lone Star Lodge No 403 Denison Chapter No 138 Denison Council 83 Denison Comman dery No 24 Texian York Rite College No 60 San Anto Guadalupe Lodge No 109 in Seguin dual past master Seguin Chapter No 344 dual past High Priest Seguin Council No 281 dual past Thrice Illustrious Master San Marcos Commandery No 56 KT dual past Comman der Knights of the York Cross of Honor Texian Priory No 78 San Order of High Priesthood Order of the Silver Trowel Super Excel lent Master Degree Masters Past Masters Wardens and Secretaries Association Masonic District District Deputy Grand High Priest Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas and Dis trict Deputy Grand Master Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Texas 2001 He was a member of the Seguin Chapter No 555 Order of the Eastern Star past Patron The life Delbert lived always showed a love of discipline hard work God and country His hobbies included coin and airplane model collecting telling jokes reading and tak ing care of his beloved wife Reba He and Reba have always said that their greatest hope for their children was that they live long happy and fruitful lives Delbert did just that he will be greatly missed Col Strube was a member of Waples United Methodist Church in Denison and attended both St Johns Epis copal Church and Christ the King Anglican Church in New Braunfels Survivors include his wife Reba of New Braunfels son Col Larry Strube and wife Patty of Scott AFB DL daugh ter Linda Strube of Denton Texas brothers Royce Strube and wife Laverne of Pitts burg Texas and John Morris Strube and wife Nelda of Gilmer Texas and three grandchildren Lauren of Fort Worth John of Texas University in College Station and Steven of Scott AFB HI A chapel service is sched uled for noon Monday March 3 2003 at the Doeppen schmidt Funeral Home with the Rev Ronald D Zipp offici ating Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Ceme tery with full military honors Public visitation is scheduled for 3 today at the funeral home with the family being present to receive friends from Masonic Pallbearers are Dick Bedford Wayne Gallion Jimmy Maxwell Dick Moore Basil Shields and Chuck Teeter Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to Galveston Shiners Hospital 815 Market St Galveston Texas 77550 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home FORSTER Dennis Dwayne Forster passed away on Tuesday Feb 25 2003 at his residence in New Braunfels at age 43 He is survived by his wife Susan Forster of New Braun fels mother and stepfather Glenna and Arthur Lakey of Seguin Texas stepmother Hazel Forster of New Braun fels brothers Ottie Ray Forster of Gaffeney Alan M Forster of New Braunfels and Dana Forster of New Braunfels stepbrothers Lewis Roberts in of New Braunfels and Arthur Lakey and stepsisters Julie Daugherty of New Braunfels and Glenna Lakey Greeting the family will begin at 10 Monday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Services will be 11 Monday at the Zoeller Funer al Home with interment to follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Zoeller Funeral Home CASEY David A Casey of New Braunfels passed away on Wednesday Feb 26 2003 in Yucaipa at age 29 Visitation will begin at 4 Wednesday March 5 2003 and continue until Thursday March HOLMES George Bryan Holmes of New Braunfels passed away Thursday Feb 27 2003 at Eden Home at age 80 Mr Holmes was bom in SI Dorado to George Bonta and Aurelia Ann nee Wilson Holmes on Feb He was very proud to have been a Marine paratrooper during World War U and was a 1961 graduate of the Uni versity of Texas at Austin at Zoeller Funeral Home Funeral services will be 1 Thursday March at Cross Lutheran Church with graveside services to fol low with full niilitary honors at Fort Sam Houston Nation al Zoeller Funeral Home Mr Holmes is survived by his wife of exactly 52 and one half years Rev Norida Wom ack Holmes Memorial services will be Thursday March 6 2003 at Hope Hospice Chapel 611 North Walnut New Braunfels Texas 78130 Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice of New Braunfels or Comal County Senior Citizen Center Zoeller Funeral Home GOMEZ Jose DeJesus Gomez of New Braunfels passed away Fri day Feb at his resi dence at the age of 47 years Mr Gomez worked for the City of New Braunfels for 18 years He is survived by his wife Janie Martinez Gomez son Ricky Gomez daughter Andrea Gomez father Ignacio Gomez stepmother Santos Gomez brothers Ignacio Gomez Jr and his wife Luisa Herculano Gomez Alfonso Gomez and his wife Atana cia Juan Gomez and his wife Lupe sisters Rebeca Gomez Sierra and her husband Victor Sierra Olivia Gomez Navarro and her husband Jesse Navarro Sr His mother Raquel Gomez preceded him in death Pallbearers will be Juan Sierra Victor Sierra Jesse Navarro Alfonso Gomez Aldo Gomez and David Gomez Robert Gonza les will be an honorary pall bearer Visitation will begin at 8 Sunday March 2 2003 at Zoeller Funeral Home A rosary will be recited at 7 Sunday March 2 2003 at Zoeller Funeral Home The funeral procession will depart Zoeller Funeral Home at Monday March 3 2003 for a 10 Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with burial to follow in Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Zoeller Funeral Home AGUILAR Services for Guadalupe Lupe Aguilar 63 of Lawton were held at 1 Saturday Feb 22 at the Stever son Funeral Home Chapel in Anadarko Aguilar was born Sept 19 1939 in New Braunfels Texas to Vidal and Felipa Cantu Aguilar and passed from this life Wednesday Feb 19 2003 in Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton Mr Aguilar grew up in the rural area and attended schools at Binger Gracemont and at St Patricks Mission He did farm work until he entered the Army on Sept 2 1956 As a member of the Fourth Army 25th Infantry Division he served in Vietnam wher ehe earned the Purple Heart and a VSM with Bronze Star the Combet Infantry Badge National Defense Service Medal and many othAr medals and ribbons He had attained the rank of Sergeant when his injuries forced him into dis ability retirement He lived in Gracemont until 1971 when he moved to law ton He made his home there since that time Mr Aguilar liked to restore old cars He played the guitar and was a big fan of George Jones He was the nephew of Manuel Cantu and his wife Kika of New Braunfels CRONEN Allan Al Cronen passed away on Tuesday Feb 25 2003 after a long battle with cancer Al was born Oct 11 1938 the son of Alvin and Barbara Burkovic Cronen He grew up in the small town of Etna in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania a steelmak ing area Al attended the Etna Public School system and graduated from the Universi ty of Pittsburgh with a degree in petroleum engineering Immediately after gradua tion from the University of Pittsburgh Al began his 33 year career in oil exploration and production with Shell Oil in Metairie Louisiana After five years with Shell he joined Amoco International Oil Co at their New York headquar ters in 1964 He continued to work for Amoco with numer ous engineering and manage ment positions until his retire ment in 1992 During this tenure he provided engineer ing expertise at locations around the world including New York London Chicago The Netherlands Cairo Jakarta Gabon Tokyo Hous ton and West Texas Al was the consummate engineer with a total under standing of all facets of the oil business In addition to his professional expertise he was a true friend to all who knew him He will be remembered for his dry wit and sense of humor which always defused stressful situations and brought everyone back to real ity After his early retirement and their move from Houston to New Braunfels Al discov ered and loved the Texas Hill Country He would take short impromptu trips down inter esting looking winding roads talk with people and some times wind up buying proper ty in an area that appealed to him Al was a devoted husband praising his wife Nancy for making their surroundings so beautiful because she wants to make things better for peo Al was a member of the New Braunfels Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church active in the Knights of Columbus state certified as an Ombuds man investigating elderly rights in nursing homes and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Al is survived by his beloved and devoted wife Nancy Picone Cronen daughter Eliz abeth Cronen Soha and sons Allan Jr and Christopher Cro nen loving grandchildren Matthew McNabb Sean and Alexander Cronen and dear sister Barbara Cronen Mein ert Visitation will begin at 1 Monday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until 9 The family will be present from 4 Mon day to greet friends A Rosary will be recited at 7 Mon day at the Zoeller Funeral Home Mass will be conducted at 11 Tuesday at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels with entombment to follow in the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Mausoleum The family asks that in lieu1 of flowers contributions in Als memory be made to Sts Peter and Paul Catholic School Scholarship Fund 386 NJ Castell New Texas 78130 or Mission of Divine Mercy at 386 N 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