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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday March 9 2003 Page 3A Mi c is c t GARCIA i Omar Qateia gfac many lived with his birth 6ft Feb 18 IMS in San Ahto etl by our Lord on March 6 2003 GARCIA He pas sed away peacefully surrounded by lov ing family members after a courageous 11month battle with cancer After George graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1971 he began his 30year career in the grocery busi ness at Piggly Wiggly where he met his wife Anna daughter of Gloria and Eu gene Suggs After receiving his associates degree from San Antonio College he com pleted a lifelong career with Albertsons with his last assignment as produce man ager George had a mutual love and respect for his late father Clemente Popo Garcia who taught him everything there was to know about car restoration and repair As an avid car enthusiast George became one of the founders and a charter member of the San Antonio Rodders Asso ciation and a proud owner of a metallicblue 88 Chevy coupe He had an unconditional and devoted love for his fam ily He is survived by his ttio and beloved wife Anna S Gar was loving cia and sons George Christo ly welcompher and Jonathan Ross mother Tomasita F Garcia brothers Clemente Jerry and Roger sisters Yolanda Brackman and Nelda Allen godchildren Harry Brack man Elizabeth B Paniagua Teresa Garcia and Rene Gar cia as well as numerous nep hews and nieces all of San Antonio Anyone who was blessed to have known George will miss him and always remember that he was the most kind loving and gentle soul Visitation will be held from noon until 9 Sunday March with a Rosary to be said at 7 at Schertz Funeral Home A procession will depart the Schertz Funeral Home at for an 11 Mass on Monday March 10 2003 at St Helenas Catholic Church with Monsignor Leo Dolan as the celebrant Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery A memorial fund has been established for his sons col lege expenses and may be submitted in care of the fune ral home Schertz Funeral Home JENNINGS JENNINGS David Lee Jennings peace fully left this world to be with his Lord on March 7 2003 Mr Jen nings was born in Wharton Texas on May 5 1928 to David C and Dora Jennings who prece ded him in death He was also preceded in death by a son Timothy Lynn Jennings Arlean Duggins He is survived by Beulah his loving wife of 54 years daughters Brenda Sullivan and husband of New Braunfels Karen Naumann and husband Ron of New Braunfels sons Jim Jen nings and wife Gloria of Norfolk and Allen Jen nings of Florida grandson Michael Sullivan of New Braunfels granddaughters Tammy Wygle and husband Wayne of Norman Jennifer Naumann of New Braunfels Ida Stiles and hus band David of New Braun fels greatgrandchildren Austin and Nicholas Wygle of Norman Kristina Billie Jean and David Bub ba Stiles of New Braunfels sister Gracie Belk and hus band Bob of Marble Falls brotherinlaw David Dug gins of Maxwell and numer ous nieces and nephews David was a loving man who had many children and grandchildren who he adopt ed in heart He was a retired South western Bell Telephone em ployee of 36 years a mem ber of the Northside Church of Christ and the Solms Bowling Club Pallbearers are Ron Dobbs Dwayne Duggins Dwight Duggins Darrin Duggins Delton Duggins and Daniel Workshop takes look at state budget The League of Women Vot ers of the Comal Area invites the public to attend a work shop Understanding the Texas at Thursday at the Westside Community Center at 2932 South IH 35 This participatory work shop will address the tax structure in Texas and why there is a current revenue shortfall leading to a call for funding cuts to services Par ticipants will evaluate pro posals for new revenue sources which are being con sidered Duggins Memorials may be made to Hospice and Northside Church of Christ Visitation will begin at 2 today March 9 2003 at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Monday March 10 2003 The family will be pre sent from 2 to 4 today at the funeral home to greet friends Services will be 10 Monday March 10 2003 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Interment will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Pnrlc iJL CLL 1 Zoeller Funeral Home LOPEZ Melissa Lynn Fitzhugh Lopez departed this life with her infant son Landon Lynn Lopez on Thursday March 6 2003 Melissa was 24 Melissa was born in Galveston on May 14 1978 to Tim P Fitz hugh and Lorri Lynn Long ley She lived in New Braun fels until she was 15 when she moved to Hull She attended HullDaisetta High School where she met her sweetheart Aaron Lopez After graduating in 1996 Melissa and Aaron were mar ried On Oct their first son Dalton was born and would become Melissas pas sion for the rest of her life Melissa Aaron and Dalton were eagerly anticipating Landons arrival on May 17 of this year In addition to Aaron and Dalton her surviving family members include her mother Lorri Lynn Dixon of New ROMINES Dorothy E Romines 82 passed from this fife March 5 2003 She was an avid bingo play er with her roots beginning around the MorrisCoal City area lived and raised her family for 33 years in Wilm ington and traveled for 10 years before settling down to live in New Braunfels She was preceded in death by her parents Omer and Margaret Sheets her sisters Peg Ready and Marie Strong and by two of her children Ray and Sherrie Ferrero She is survived by her hus band of 52 years Herman A Romines a retired machi nist her brother Joseph Bud Sheets her sons Larry arid Herman Skip Romines Braunfels father Tim Fitzhugh and his fiance Tiffany Wassom of Mont Belvieu brothers Dylan Fitzhugh and Drew Dixon sisters Jordan Dixon and Haylie Fitzhugh paternal grandmother Hazel Fitzhugh and maternal grandparents Martha An droes and Charles Longley Visitation will be from 4 to 7 today March 9 2003 at LA Crespo Funeral Direc tors 6123 Garth Road Bay town Texas Service of Remembrance for Melissa and Landon will be Monday March 10 2003 at the chapel of Crespo Funeral Directors Rev Jeff Powers officiating Interment will follow at Cedarcrest Cemetery Melissa will be remem bered for her beautiful smile her love of roller coasters and her unreal devotion to her family In lieu of flowers those wishing to make memorial contributions can forward them in care of Crespo Funeral Directors 6123 Garth Road Baytown Texas 77521 LA Crespo Funeral Directors KLARE William G Klare passed away Wednesday March 5 2003 at the Broadway Lodge Health Care Center in San Antonio at the age of 91 years He is survived by one son Bill Klare and wife Kathy of New Braunfels four grand children Pamela Roe Julie Scharringhausen Kim Ga briel and Karen Hernandez all of San Antonio 13 great grandchildren seven great great grandchildren preceded in death by his wife of 70 years Julia Klare Mr Klare was a life mem ber of the Elks Lodge and was retired from the Metro politan Life Insurance Com pany after 25 of ser vice as an agent Memorial Services will be conducted at 2 Tuesday March 11 2003 at the Christ Presbyterian Church at 1620 E Common St Zoeller Funeral Home Free program on comicbook collecting Thursday A free program on the hobby of collecting comic books and sports and game cards Is scheduled for 2 Thursday at the Schertz Library Rich Conley president of Heroes arid Fantasies will share his expertise on the world of comics and to give tips on collecting The program is for children in grades 26 Call 210 6586011 for information Ill her daughter Renee and husband Joseph M Votta her grandchildren Andy Beth and Paul Romines Amie and Jerry Olson and Frank Ray and Tony Fer rero five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews She will be missed by all who knew her Arrangements entrusted to PUENTE SONS Funeral Chapels 1254 N Bus Loop 35 HWY 81 830 6240500 Family Owned and Operated Mrs Virginia Rodriquez Family Would like to express their deepest thanks and gratitude to the New Braunfels Kidney Disease Clinic Dr Player Dr Alvarez and staff Colonial Manor Holy Family Church and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church We would like to thank Mr and Mrs Chris Esquivel and the choir for their music during the rosary and mass Also all our friends and relatives for their kind words food and support shown at the loss of our loved one Nicolas Annette M Hanley April EDUCATOR ECOLOGIST FRIEND 8 long years ago today yet not a day has passed with out missing you In Loving Memory Jim Shirley Suzanne Sandy Ro Royal Morgan Jamie Meredith Katie Tyler 11RF3S Lets Rock n Roll for Kids Sponsored by Schlitterbahn WATERPARK SAT MARCH 22 Wursthalle THE ROCKET 88s 6 pm VIP Party incl dinner parking VIP seating ea tableseals 101 General Admission at 8 pm Available at CIS Office 161 S Castell or the NB Chamber of Commerce 6204247 Binettl lor Communities In Schools FAREWELL TO OUR SPECIAL FRIEND Conchita December February You came into our lives one xmas day 12 years ago You were so small so full of life You could even fit into Opas shirt pocket At 1 year old you weighed 2 Ibs People always said your bark was probably bigger than your bite At fam ily gatherings you were always the center of attention You always knew when Opa was coming home from work You would sit there by the front door wait for him Opa always said If anybody loves me its Conchita because she never back talks to 1 guess thats why he carries your picture in the front of his were very brave my little friend sleeping every night with 2 big adults We thank God for the many years he gave you Thank you for the com forting warm companionship you showed us Were glad we took you on our vacation last year along with 4 grandchildren all the way to Big Bend National Park You will be missed so much by Opa family friends Sweel Dreams Conchita Viola Palacio FEELING GKEAT AT 9OI Margarito Padilla celebrated his 90th birthday on Saturday February 22nd at the Comal County Sportsman Club with his family friends The party was given by his sons daughters Mr Mrs George Padilla Mr Mrs Robert Padilla Mr Mrs Domingo Rodriguez Mr Mrs Gilbert Guerrero Music was provided by Edward P Martinez Marachi by Jamie Padilla and his group video by Richard P Martinez Our thanks goes to everyone who helped make this spe cial occasion Mr Padilla served in the military where he proudly served his country during World War II He then married his wife Dominga Silva and has been living at his residence for 56 He worked for Bender Motor Co for IS years then retired from Bock Motor Co after working there A CALLING PLAN THE SIZE OF TEXAS Local Home Airtime Rate Area Local Home Airtime Rate Area Mobile to Mobile Rate Area Me VerWOn wire less Authorized Retailer No rooming or long distonce throughout Texos Starting 500 ANYTIME AND UNLIMITED NIGHT WEEKEND AND 1000 MOBILE TO MOBILE MINUTES PER MONTH niiv 39 KRAFT OS JL lETTTSL Your Communications Specialists CrMttrajxmnnl annual contract and new VerUon Wireless activation til CDMA trlmode phone with preferred loarolng list required MTM minutes may not be available throughout the entice 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