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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 2, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas August HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A Obituaries H Sue Blackttell resident of N w Test since in N e w She was the wife of Bennie local automobile dealer and business man who I preceded her in death in Born Ruth Margaret Blackwell March hi to William Carl Black well and Ruth Claire both of whom were from neer Texas Her a World War I was pipeline superintendent for Atlantic Pipeline during the construction of the Big Inch from lexas to Pennsyl her younger and broth Johnny moved with the family a number of times over Texas and the United She attended 13 dif ferent schools in Texas alone including Pease Elementary in and Lockhart before gradu ating in 1932 from Allentown High School in And then hightailed it back to her native as fast as she could Conse to make friends she never met a stranger and made sure that her home was open to all especially the young children in the Black well and Bock Sue acquired her nick name in grade because her mother was Ruth and there were too many Mar garets or Margies on the 5th grade baseball A popu lar young girl in her high school she was a cheer leader for Lockhart High School and named Miss Lockhart Working as a beautician in she married her 5th grade Bennie a Lockhart automo salesman on August With then two year old the family moved to New Braunfels in when her husband took over the Ford fairly frightening experience for a young wife and mother during the height of World War since at that time no cars were being manufac tured due to the shortage of rubber For more than 50 years she was Ben Bocks dedi cated wife and strongest sup porter while together they successfully built up the busi nesses known as Bock Motor ttuqt ley sold Bock Motor Com y to Bluebonnet Motors andat that time ck Motor ComMfty had won the Ford Distinguished Setvice Award 22 Along with her family Site continued to be a stockholder in Seguin Ford During her years in New Sue Bock was known as an dedicated grandmother and community service She never stated what her philosophy of life but it was epito mized by her willingness to help As a young moth er she was president the PTA active in the United Easter First United Methodist Church and other worthy The education of a number of chil dren in and outside the fam ily was a special task for Sue and Ben During the Jears the statewide Texas unior Miss Contest was held in New their home was opened to many young women who became fast Public Service was always a part of her familys hav ing a number of grandfathers and uncles who served their country and the state of Texas in appointed and elected Ben Bocks involve ment in state and national politics thrust Sue Bock into the role as a hostess to Pres First United States Con Texas State Rep Texas Texas a number of local office and their opening their home to many receptions and fund Since the death of her husband in at a time when most individuals are inclined to retire she was more active in civic endeavors than ever including the Hummel Muse um being named Volunteer of the Year secretary and treasurer of the Hummel Club Sophienburg Museum and Archives and being hon ored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce in 1998 as the Most Outstand ing Volunteer for Community Service in the Historic Preser vation She served as Parlia mentarian and Membership Chairman of the Gay 40 s a social club founded in Christmas was the hol iday she enjoyed the most In sending out customermade and espe cially decorating her tree with Christmas tree ornaments she lovingly a lit tle card play was always in for more than 30 years Sue Bock was a member of one of the oldest womens card playing club in New Even before parimutuel she nev er missed a little wager with a legendary longtime sheriff at the Comal County Fair Horse Races she was most proud of the recent birth of heir tWO great grandchil Her Benttie Bcksk and his whom she loved as her survive her as wfell as two Suzanne Garterette and her Brian Badger of Sugar Texas Luoretia Carole Bock of New two great Rachel Carterette and Benjamin Neal Badger her Caroldean Black well Foster of Mon tana Kathleen Billie Blackwell of Santa New and Bobbie Jean Bock Lancaster and husband of Hideaway Texas her Penny Blackwell Baldwin and hus band Carl Of Santa Fe Anne Bock Cloar and husband of Missouri Salty Fritz and Paul of Texas nephews Jeff Blackwell and of Pagosa Colorado Roger Cutcher and wife of Seguin Charles Michael Foster and wife of Wash ington John and of Montana Jackie of Bed Texas numerous god other great nephews and great nieces and special friends who know they are because she treated then like family and they treated her The family gratefully acknowledges the special care and gentle loving hands of Esther Dolores and Rudy Special thanks go to Carlos her primary care physician for the patient and competent staffs at Kirkwood Manor and Hope Hospice and many oth ers whose deeds and acts of kindness toward her were a true blessing to her and the In memory of Sue Bocks zestful and extraordi nary the family has established the Sue and Ben Bock College Scholarship Fund for graduating senior women at both New Braun fels and Lockhart High Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to First Lockhart National Bank William Old 111 Main Texas Sue Bock was always ready to go even without asking and had the enviable energy of someone onehalf her Her heavenly travel will be celebrated first at 11 August with graveside services at Lock hart Memorial Hwy The journey continues with a Memorial Service at 4 at the First United Methodist 572 San Antonio New Visi tation 1 to 5 August to 7 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home HttiL Fufleral arrangements are at Doeppenschmidt who passed away on PftfiUSSER Bessie Sedlar Preusser of N6W passed away on August U at Eden Home at the age of 87 Visitation will begin at 8 Sunday and continue until 9 and on Monday from 8 until Arosary will be recited at 7 Sunday at Doeppen schmidt Funeral Home in new Funeral mass CORES Helen Cores of New passed away on July at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 82 Visitation will from 1 until 9 Saturday and 8 until 9 Sun day at Doeppenschmidt Funeal Funeral ser vices will be held BACK TO SCHOOL SALE SERTA PILLOWTOP UEEN SET TWIN Pillow loji Stit if FULL Pillow Tap Set SAH ANTONIO1 CAl lLU lji StllPin WAHEHBED Supreme Sets IM IN FULL Wtlli KltlG Pillou lop Mantua M 599 Closed Tuesdays August in San Anto at the age of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home will be August at 4 at Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Bily Burial will be at Peter And Paul Catholic Memorials may be made to Eden Hope Hospice or Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home August at at Christ Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Dick Jones Bur ial will be at Sam Hous ton National Sam In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Organ Fund at Christ Presbyterian Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home GOODWIN Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Marjorie age 80 who passed away in San It was Goodwins Wishes to be Her cremains will be buried in the Crystal Lake Union Cemetery in Crystal at a later Zoeller Funeral Home LUKER Brian Michael Wayne Luk age 25 of Canyon Texas died July 2003 at his Funeral services will be held August at at Doeppen schmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Interment will follow at Cranes Mill Ceme Visitation will be held on Monday from 4 to 8 and on Tuesday from 9 until service Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home NEW BHAUNFBLS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Saturday and Sunday mornings and week day mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfela HeraldZeitung USPS 377 880 707 Landa or Drawer New Braun Comal Texas Periodical postage paid by the New Braunlels HeraldZeitung in New Braun Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three six one Mail out side Texas six one Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday 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