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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 25, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                February 2007 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3 A Nearly 800 contractors killed in Iraq Beloved grandfather and Jesus went to be with the Lord on February at the age of He was born January 1916 in San Texas to Pedro Luna and Sarah Guer rero Luna married Valentina Valdez on January Luna was a dedicated employee of West Point Pepperrell where he retired after 25 He was a member of the Union Mutua of TX and the Union Mutuo of He was deeply loved and will be greatly He was preceded in death by his par Manuela Ruiz and Sarah Luna brother Ernesto Luna sons Santos Luna and Robert He is survived by his loving wife of 66 Valentina Valdez Luna Juan Luna and his wife Pedro David Luna and his wife Lin Carlos Luna and his wife Joe Luna and Jesus Mandy Satterfield and her husband Gloria Luna and Rudy Maria Mari cella Luna and Mando Gay tan Carmen Pat sy Martinez and her husband Tomasita Valdez and her husband Valentine 24 grand 31 greatgrandchil dren and several nieces and The family would like to thank Hope Hospice and the congregation of Holy Family Church and especially the Fedy and all those who loved and shared his Visitation will be held Sun February from 10 until 9 with a rosary to be recited at 7 at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral The funeral procession will depart the Doeppenschmidt Chapel on February at for a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 at the Holy Family Catholic Interment to follow in the Saints Peter Paul Catholic The Luna family thanks eveiyone for all your prayers and continued Casualties include hundreds of civilians The Associated Press In a largely invisible cost of the war in nearly 800 civilians working under contract to the Pentagon have been killed and more than hurt doing jobs nor mally handled by the accord ing to figures gathered by The Associated Exactly how many of these employees doing the Pentagons work are Americans is But the casualty figures make it clear that the Defense Departments count of more than military dead does not tell the whole Its another unseen expense of the said Thomas a retired Air Force reservist whose brotherinlaw died while driving a truck in Its almost disrespectful mat it doesnt get the kind of publicity or respect that a soldier Employees of defense contractors such as I Blackwater and Wackert hut cook do repair infra translate analyze guard protect mil itary deliver water in the heavi ly fortified Green Zone and stand scnlry t buildings often highly dangerous duties almost identical to those performed by many The has outsourced so many war and reconstruction duties that there arc almost as many contractors as troops in the war Judge releases Little Rock schools from supervision Man cashes in on thrift store find Doeppenschmidt IIOMK New Braunfels 830 6253434 DERREL GENE TAYLOR Derrel Gene Taylor passed from this life Friday February at the age of He is survived by his broth William Taylor HI Bobby Ann Glenda Diana Barbara and many nieces and He is preceded in deadi by GERALD FEIGERLE Gerald age of New Braunfels passed away February in San Visjtation will From 5 to 9 with a rosary to be recited at 7 at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednes February at 10 at the Saints Peter Paul Catholic Church with entombment to follow in the Saints Peter and Paul Mau his Linda Taylor William and Margaret Grimes and Richard Derrel will be cremated pri Arrangements with LITTLE AP Little Rocks school district has been freed from federal a halfcentury after a defiant governors refusal to allow nine black stu dents into an allwhite Central High sparked one of the biggest crises of the civil rights District Judge William Wilson issued a ruling Friday that found that the dis trict was substantially com plying with a 1998 desegre gation plan worked out in die Little which now has a blackmajority school was satisfactorily eval uating its academic programs in the effort to improve achievement on the ruling In President Eisen hower dispatched the 101st Airborne to enforce a Supreme Court order striking down segregation after Orval Faubus tried to prevent black students from enrolling at Central Superintendent Roy Brooks was careful to note that Wil sons decision did not mean an end to progress among the districts 70 percent of whom are The district has been given back to the people of this and my pledge to them is to continue to work hard and recognize that were all going to have to work Brooks AP A 184yearold copy of the Declaration of Indepen dence found by a bargain hunter scouring a thrift shop is being valued by experts at about times the purchase Michael a music equipment is selling the documeflit nil auction March 22 at Raynors Historical Collectible Auc tions in opening bid is and appraisers have estimated it could sell for nearly twice JtbpMour hearts to idseyoii vv C leaning calm Cleaning For Your Health YOUR 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