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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Friday April HERALDZEtTlJNO Page 3A Obituaries 1A HEDWIG Natalie Tallie Hedwig Koepp beloved mother grand mother greatgrandmother and longtime resident of New Braunfels passed away on April 9 2003 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home at the age of 89 She was born April to Joseph and Emma Barton Friesenhahn She was preced ed in death by her parents and in 1942 by her first hus band Othmar Klabunde her second husband Willie Koepp in 1973 a daughter Janice Koepp Noble in 1993 and by eight brothers and sisters She is survived by her daughters Lillian Klabunde Robinson and husband John and Kathy Koepp Noble and husband Kery both of New Braunfels grandchildren Tina Robin son Quinn and husband Jim my of New Braunfels Nanette Robinson Mueller and hus band Randy of Austin Jonathan Robinson of San Antonio Jennifer Noble Mar tines and husband Chris Mike Noble and wife Amy Matt Noble and wife Daun and Mark Noble all of New Braunfels greatgrandchil dren Brett Quinn Brittany and Amanda Mueller Riley and Reed Martinez Meghan and Miles Noble Brett and Clayton Noble by one brother Edwin Friesenhahn five sis and numerous nieces and nephews Funeral services will be con ducted at Zoeller Funeral Home at 2 Saturday April 12 2003 Interment will fol low at St Joseph Catholic Cemetery Public visitation will begin at 5 Friday April 11 2003 at Zoeller Funeral Home Pallbearers will be her grandsons Jonathan Robin son Mike Matt and Mark Noble Jimmy Quinn Randy Mueller and Chris Martinez In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Hope Hospice Alzheimers or to the charity of your choice Zoeller Funeral Home GALLARDO The Lord called his son Felix Gallardo home on April 9 2003 after struggling with ALS Lou Gerhigs Felix was born on March 31 1931 in Paris Texas to Manuel Gallardo and Concep tion Alfaro Gallardo He was a veteran of the United States Air force In 1952 in Toledo Ohio he saw for the first time his soul mate across a crowded room In 1953 he married his one true love Angelita Bar boza This past January they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary They lived in Adrian from 1959 until 1993 He retired from Tecum seh Products in 1991 after 39 years In 1993 Felix and Angie retired to New Braunfels Texas He leaves her behind along with his three children Guy Bev Gallardo Sandra Tom ODonneU and Patti Dave GallardoIrvin He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren James Inman Erica Beth Roxy and Greg Gallardo and Gena Wiley Erin Megan ODonnell Kory Kellee and Tiger Gallardo and Stephanie Irvin Surviving him also arc two brothers Jesse Mary Gallardo and Gilbert Helen Gallardo He is preceded in death by his father mother sister and three brothers Adding to his legacy are greatgrandchildren Felix nev er met a person he didnt like He loved to watch sports dance and loved music He will also be missed at the Knights of Columbus Holy Family Church and the New Braun fels Senior Citizens Center where he was very active Felixs life was his family he was very supportive and loved to watch is children and grandchildren in sports and other activities He was a lov ing father involved grandfa ther and indulgent great grandfather Viewing will be at Zoeller Funeral Home Saturday April 12 from 2 until 5 and Sunday April 13 from 2 until 9 A rosary will be recited Sunday at 6 at Zoeller Funeral Home The Funeral procession will depart the funeral home at Monday Mass will be at Holy Family Catholic Church New Braunfels Monday April 14 at noon Burial services imme diately following at at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery San Antonio The family would like to extend a special thanks to Karen Kraus and everyone at Hope Hospice also Lisa Jackson respiratory therapist Donations can be made to the ALS Foundation or Hope Hospice of New Braunfels Arrangements by Zoeller Funeral Home was the likely site of a last stand by Iraqi forces if there is to be one Iraqi defenders were believed to have moved there from other parts of the country com mandos Were region and warplanes were attack ing fighters and bombers also hit Iraqi posi tions near the border with Syria where special forces were trying to prevent regime loyalists from slipping out of Iraq and to keep foreign fight ers from entering There were signs of diffi culties ahead in efforts at building a new society Two Islamic clerics were hacked to death by a mob in Najaf at one of Shiite Islams holiest shrines witnesses said One of the clerics killed Haider alKadar was a wide ly hated loyalist of Saddam part of the Iraqi leaders Min istry of Religion The other was Abdul Majid alKhoei a highranking Shiite cleric and son of one of the religions most prominent spiritual lead ers who was persecuted by Saddam They were killed at a meeting meant to serve as a model for reconciliation in postSaddam Iraq The military had flown in jour nalists aboard two helicopters to witness it although they arrived after the violence An American plane beamed taped addresses by President Bush and British Prime Min ister Tony Blair to the Iraqi people Your nation will soon be Bush said There was looting in Bagh ALLEN Bonnie Allen passed away on Thursday April 10 2003 at the age of 60 years She is survived by three daughters Dorothy Purcell and husband Steven of Canyon Lake Jessica Game and husband Jim of Center point Texas and Shannon Allenof Canybri Lake Texas One son Floyd Allen of Hondo Texas one grandchild PFEUFFER Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Franklin Pfeuffer age 69 years who passed away on Tuesday April at his residence in Comal County Visitation will continue until Friday at Zoeller Funeral Home Ser vices will be Friday at 10 at the St Johns Episcopal Church in New Braunfels with interment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memo rial Park Zoeller Funeral Home HORECKA Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Donald Horecka age 59 years who passed away at his residence at Canyon Lake on Tuesday April 8 2003 A Mass will be celebrated at 8 today at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with interment to follow in the Ft Sam Hous ton National Cemetery at Zoeller Funeral Home BOWLIN Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Jens Preston Bowlin of Canyon Lake He passed away Thursday April 10 2003 at his residence at the age of 48 Zoeller Funeral Home MAULDIN Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Dan Mauldin 23 who passed away on Monday April 7 2003 at his residence in New Braunfels Visitation continues until Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Graveside services will be held on Friday at 3 at The Comal Cemetery Zoeller Funeral Home Brittany Sahm three broth ers James Schaefer and wife Carol of McQueeny Donald Schaefer and wife Diane of Universal City Texas and Joe Schaefer of New Braun fels sister Carole and husband Bobby of Austin Texas She was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Allen one son Eddie Dwayne Allen and one sis ter Bette Morgan Visitation will begin at 5 Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until 9 Saturday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Grave side services will be held on Saturday at 11 at the Fischer Cemetery in Fischer Texas The family has request ed that memorial contribu tions be given to the American Diabetes Foundation Zoeller Funeral Home J UMt 0 n IRIS AMERICANA 36th Annual Iris Show and Sale Saturday April 1 2 2003 1 00 pm to pm Garden Cafe Restaurant 444 East San Antonio Street at the Comal River Free Admission Plants for Sale CHEVY j BRAUNFELS discount mm iffiTm tor 60 mos WISUP HSF dad and elsewhere in the wake of the disappearance of civilian authority One senior Pentagon official said military commanders have asked reli gious leaders in the capital to help calm the populace and reduce the looting One Marine commander said he would institute a duskto dawn curfew Some Iraqis did what they could to prevent looting At alKindi hospital med ical students were sent into neighborhoods to retrieve medicine that had been taken on Wednesday They returned with doubledecker buses loaded with boxes of badly needed supplies In Washington one admin istration official told Congress the Pentagon envisions par allel ministries run by Amer icans and Iraqis after the war until an interim government can be established Paul Wol fowitz deputy secretary of defense offered no timetable for creation of the interim gov ernment or how long troops would remain in Iraq After three weeks of Oper ation Iraqi Freedom Air Force Secretary James Roche told CNN We effectively have won the conflict The regime is In northern Iraq Lt Col Robert Waltemeyer com mander of a special forces unit said troops would enter the city of Mosul in a matter of hours or Gen Babakir Zebari a Kurdish commander said remnants of Saddams Baath party and Iraqi military com manders in Mosul had offered to surrender on con dition that the bomb ing stopped and they received amnesty Defense Secretary Donald H Rumsfeld said at least some of the Iraqi forces inside the city had stacked their weapons in accordance with surrender demands Waltemeyer said the military would meet with representatives from Mosul on Friday morning in an attempt to negotiate a sur render although he wild Im not here to make Kurdish forces which have battled Saddam for years triggered celebrations in Kirkuk when they reached the city an ancestral homo and gateway to Iraqs north ern oilfields Come to the HILL COUNTRY ORCHID SOCIETY ORCHID SHOWERS ORCHID SHOW SALE APRIL APRIL SAT 106pm SUN 104pm At The Elks Lodge Downtown 353 S Seguin Ave New Braunfels Orchid Vendors Displays No Admission Charge GARDEN OF YOUTH 651 N Business Loop III 35 Suite 520 In the New Braunfels Texas 8306277503 Come by and register to win an Easter Gift Itaaket valued at Drawing April Easter apparel in quality fabrics Newborn through 10 for girls Sizes Newborn through 7 for boys ACE ROOFING Residential Commercial Apartments Churches Fast 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