New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 17, 2003, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 17, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday, December 17,2003 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3A OBITUARIES Paid advertisementsExpert: Bonilla’s district lines discriminatory ROSALIE VOELCKER MAPLES Rosalie Voelcker Maples, age 44, passed away Monday December 15, 2003 in San Antonio, Tx. She was born November 21, 1959 in Comal County, New Braunfels, Texas. She was proceeded in death by both sets of grandparents and by her beloved pet of nineteen years, Brussier. One of the most precious experiences of her life was the job she treasured at the Cancer Therapy Research Center (CTRC). She has so many incredible friends that she loved dearly. Rosalie is survived by her husband of 23 years, Travis Dwayne Maples and her loving cat, Molly; parents, Henry and Bettie Voelcker Jr.; sister, Cheryl Lynn Voelcker. She leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives. A visitation will be held or* Thursday December 18,2003 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM Friday December 19, 2003 at Sunset Northwest Funeral I tome. Please    visit www.mem.com for an online memorial and tribute. Sunset Northwest Funeral Home 6321 Bandera Road San Antonio, Tx. 78238 (210) 521-2111 AUSTIN (AP) — Hispanics were cut from U.S. Rep. I lenry Bonillas district with "racially discriminatory intent” to ensure re-election of the Republican who has not fared well with Latino voters, an expert testified Tuesday during the federal redistricting trial. The map of new congressional districts approved by the Legislature this year redesigned District 23 in South Texas and others in an attempt to put more Republicans in Congress. Democrats and minority groups are challenging the new map in court. Bonilla has held the District 23 seat for 11 years but does not typically garner a high percentage of the Hispanic vote, said J. 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