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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Saturday June HfiRALDZferruNo Page 3A Obituaries LOVELETT Mr Hiomas Lovett 78 of Segtiiftj died June 11 2003 Funeral services will be at Saturday June 14 2003 at First United Methodist Church in Seguin with Rev L o n n i e Phillips and Rev Linda M o n t gomery offi c i a t i n g interment will follow in San Geronimo Cemetery Visitation will be at Goetz Funeral Home from noon until 9 Friday June 13 2003 with the family receiv ing friends from 6 to 8 Mr Lovett graduated from Seguin High School where he served as captain of the football team and president of the senior class of 1947 He grad uated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in sociology He was an ensign in the Navy during WWII in tihe Pacific Theater He grad uated from Austin Theological Seminary with a masters degree in divinity and served 25 years as a Presbyterian Minister He earned a masters degree in counseling from Trin ity University He devoted much of his life to youth ministry and Christ ian outreach Mr Lovett was past president of the Seguin Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow He was a benefactor of many organizations including the SeguinGuadalupe County Library and St Andrews Epis copal Church He was president of the local chapter of the University of 1A Texas ExStudents Associa tion and member of the Sons of the American Revolution His accomplishments were many but none greater than teaching his children about the saving grace of Jesus Christ Survivors include his wife Johnnye Jean Weinert Lovett of Seguin daughter Jane Lovett Wells and husband Ter ry of McQueeney son John Weinert Lovett and wife Christa of New Braunfels daughter Ann Lovett Baird of San Antonio daughter Mary Lovett Reiley and hus band David of Seguin grand children Mark Lovett Wells of Austin Matthew Lundiri Wells of Austin Joanna Wells of Austin Hilary Lovett Pre ston of New York John Weinert Lovett II of New Braunfels James Thomas Lovett of New Braunfels Eliz abeth Lovett Baird of Colum bia Catherine McClel land Baird of San Antonio Maggie McKinley Baird of San Antonio Zachary Aaron Reiley of Seguin and Hannah Beth Reiley of Seguin and sis ter Noel Jamison of Seguin Pallbearers will be Mark Lovett Matthew Lundin Wells John Weinert Lovett n Zachary Aaron Rei ley Nicholas Scott Preston and James Thomas Lovett The family requests memor ial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church 710 N Austin Seguin 78155 Memorial tributes can be made online at Arrangements by Goetz Funeral Home 713 North Austin St Seguin TX 78155 830 3792313 is almost always smiling is kidfriettdly kind of guy Evenings he goes for walks in the neighborhood with his dog Casper and as many kids as wish to go along In his front yard Herb has the best swingset on the black Out back theres a trampoline There are basketball hoops all over the culdesac and a fad ed old hopscotch course is marked out on the pavement An old mark at the entrance of the culdesac where the city cut through for an under ground utility marks the play area boundary Betsy who works at the tax office on Mill Street makes the best cookies around His younggrandson Adam Boyce about the cookies So do the older kids If Cindy leaves a door unlocked the toddler will find his way over to grand pas where theres a little footstool sitting by the door so he can reach the counter to get his own cookies said Michael Vestal 16 He gives us lots of Grandpa gives us lots of Zachary Vestal 8 said He spoils them said Cindy fathers relationship with her kids Every time he drives up the kids all come running Papa He spoils us too Cindy said How many people have someone living next door they know they can always count on He has always helped us He helps everyone Whenev er something broke I could always count on him to fix it or find someone who Cindy said If the dryers broke call Herb If the cars broke down call Betsy said Im just really lucky to have a dad like him I really Cindy said A New York native whose daughters enjoy joshing him about talking like a Yankee Herb spent 28 years in the air force aa an aircraft mechan ic retiring as a maintenance supervisor at E9 highest enlisted grade He applied for a job looking after the courthouse 17 years ago and was hired by then County Judge Clark to replace a couple who cleaned the courthouse When I started it was mostly cleaning and repair ing When the new courthouse opened we added two more people As it went on I picked up more responsibility for maintenance the budget and the outside buildings and stuff like Herb said He also gives courthouse tours I love the job and I love the people Theyre easy to work with Ill be 68 in July Herb said His plans now he said are to look after the grandkids particularly in July while Cindy helps mom out at the tax office Hes going to be grandpd she said Im going to babysit ITl be taking them to the childrerfs museum to the swimming pool and doing things with them for the summer months while school is he said The county is looking for A replacement and Herb will stay around until he gets one trained He also will put up the Christmas lights he has traditionally hung on the courthouse each year I havent given a final day Herb said Debbie Braman commis sioners court office manag er said the county will find a new buildings supervisor but it will not replace him Tm going to miss Herb Hes a nice Braman said You can count on Herb to do any thing and everything If you need something you call Herb Hes a gem Hes always there for 1A looking into the situation but has taken no action so far County Counsel Geoffrey Barr said there are two options to pursue if Brewster doesnt get the papers in Failure to comply with platting regulations is a class B misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to and up to six months in county jail The Texas Local Gov ernment Code also allows the aggrieved county to collect costs for bringing a subdivi sion into compliance with platting requirements Barr said the county also has possible civil remedies to pursue 1A KELLY Lois W Kelly passed away June in New Braun fels Funeral service will be held at 3 Sunday June 15 2003 at Goetz Memorial Chapel with the Rev Dr Carl McCauley officiating Visitation will be Sunday from 1 until time of ser vice Interment will be held at 1 Monday June at Alice Cemetery in Alice Texas She was born Feb 29 1908 in Velva to Franklin Andree and Elma C Wilson Lois was a loving mother grandmother and greatgrandmother whose family was dear to her and she was dear to them Survivors include her son Dr Henry Al Anderson and wife Patsy daughter Roberta Shelton and husband Bill grandchildren Carol Engel hardt and husband Craig Austin Anderson and wife Kim Alice Clasen and hus band Randy Alan Anderson Scott Anderson and wife Jill ROBINSON Services are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for George Edward Robinson 58 of New Braunfels who passed away Friday June 13 2003 at Compass Hospital in San Antonio Texas Zoeller Funeral Home Kay Beeson and husband Bruce Susan Demers and hus band Chris and Michael Shel ton and wife Heather great grandchildren Brad Kayla Matthew Andrew Austin David Will Alex Claire Grace Hannah Noah Grant Catherine and Hailey and nieces and nephews She is preceded in death by her first husband Henry A Anderson Sr second hus band Aidan C Kelly one brother and two sisters Memorial tributes can be made online at Arrangements by Goetz Funeral Home 713 Seguin TX 78155 830 3792313 Then there was his support of the integration of black students into the New Braunfels school system We had a black school dur ing that period of time 69 people and four teachers in 12 Schumann said Eventually the school board closed the school Book er T Washington and its stu dents were integrated I was probably a rabble rouser in the eyes of a lot of Schumann He got 79 anonymous let ters saying if he wanted to continue doing business in New Braunfels he should change his Ultimately it cost Schu mann his position on NBISDs Board of Trustees Fifteen years later he would be vindicated In 1971 NBISD invited Schumann to appear at graduation and receive a Silver Unicorn Award The reason I got it was for all the reasons I was defeat Schumann said Tve cher ished that In 1962 Schumanns life insurance company Minneso ta Mutual informed him he was its ninthleading producer It showed you can be you and people will still do busi ness with he said Schumanns opponent in the school board election lat er became his biggest client Viewed as a political rene gade Schumann turned to the Republican Party Once again he found himself in the minor ity He can remember a time when only nine Republicans voted in elections He rose quickly through the ranks becoming the state chairman of medium and rur alsized counties for the Texas Republican Party in the 1960s Once he bet Sen John Tower that Tower would take Comal County Thanks to Schumanns work Tower carried Comal County The bill he won still hangs on Schu manns office wall Because New Braunfels had a history of being politically conservative the Republican Party soon became the party of choice for the majority of its residents I feel that that was some thing people never expected to happen Something there told me This is going to work This is going to he said His work for the Lions Club the school board his business church and his political party has earned Schumann respect that once eluded him Hes very unselfish and dedicated to serving this towiji in all said Herb Schneider If it was worth doing he was involved in Robbie Borchers calleid Schumann buoyant and enthusiastic He stimulates others for causes in which he believesj Borchers said Breakfast With Betty A Special Fund Raising Benefit for Betty Jackson A resident of New Braunfels who is In need of a Liver Transplant Elks Lodge 353 S Seguin New Braunfels TX 78130 1 Sundays June 15 22 29 and July Menu includes Pancakes Ham Eggs Hash Browns Biscuits and Gravy Juice Coffee Cost Adults per Child 12 and under Open to the Public Avoid the restaurant crowds and join us HEflUV dlETflL CflftlP Our New Bar Grill STARCKE STILL DELIVERS THE BEST ALLAROUND FURNITURE VALUES Serving Seguin and New ftraunfels Since 1910 THE FAST FREE DELIVERY AND SETUP YOU DESERVE   

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