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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 20, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 OBITUARIES  Sunday, February 20, 2011 — Herald-Zeitun<î — Page 3A  Paid  advertisements   obits@herald-zeitung.com    m ' *    *    m  Geraldine (Gerry) Alice Hempel  Gerry 1 lempel, of Katy, Texas, went to he with our Lord and Savior early in the morning of Ihesday, February 15,2011. She died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 90.  Gerry was horn April 28,1920, in Waver-ly Iowa to Fred and Hilda Diekmann. After high school graduation, she worked as a receptionist for Lutheran Mutual and attended Warthurg College. She then  worked for a doctor’s clinic anyone in need around her  which led her to attend a Lab Technician School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon graduation, Gerry and a girlfriend took lah technician johs in Mission, Texas.  It was in the Rio Grande Valley that she met her husband, Gilbert Hempel. They were married August 10,1947 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Waverly, Iowa. They lived in McAllen, Texas until Gil retired and they moved to New Braunfels, Texas where they enjoyed a wonderful time of retirement together. In 2003, they moved to Katy, Texas to be near their children.  Gerry remained active in church throughout her lifetime. She enjoyed cooking and baking, much to her family’s delight. Her enjoyment of dec-orating led her to a love of browsing for antiques whenever she could. She collected antique clocks and met the challenge of keeping them running. Gerry was always ready with a helping hand to  She will be greatly missed as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and sister.  She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Gilbert Hempel of Katy, Tx.; her son, Douglas Hempel of Katy, Tx.; her daughter and son-in-law, Diane Shannon and Marc Shannon qf Midland Tx.; her granddaughter, lindsey Shannon of Midland; and her broth-er, Wendell Diekmann of Hawthorne, California.  Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Mon day at Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until 1 p.m. Tliesday. Funeral services will beTUesday, Feb. 22,2011 at 2 pm. at Cross Iutheran Church in New Braunfels. Interment will follow in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on Friday, Feb. 25,2011 at 11:45 a.m.  ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME  Funerals & Cremations  Grace C. Mellard  (trace C. Mellard passed away January 24,2011 in Dallas, Texas.  She was born in Chicago Illinois on November 23,1920 and grew up ion Corpus Christi, lexas. During her lifetime she lived or visited the Philippines, France, lurkey, Italy, Germany and Occupied Japan after VVWII.  She lived in New Braunfels for many  years where she and her hus- tion, Oregon and Robert Mel-  band operated a Daycare Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Paul Mellard and all 6 of her siblings.  She is survived by 3 sons: Richard Mellard and wife Patsy of Plano, Raymond Mellard and wife Jane of Cave Junc-  lard of Kona, Hawaii. 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.  A private memorial service was held for the immediate family and her ashes are to be interred at Ft. Sam Houston National Cememtery in San Antonio with her husband.  D'gpùy  615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349  Robert C. Waggener  Robert C. Waggener, age 86, of New Braunfels, passed away Thursday, February 17,2011.  He was bom September 26, 1924 in San Antonio to Burns and Wilfred Waggener. He married Glennye Smith October 20,1948. He was a World War II veteran and graduate oflUnity University. Robert was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church. His chosen career profession in life was that as a traveling salesman. His passion in life was witnessing to others about the plan of salvation from the lord Jesus Christ. Robert was active in the Prison Ministry and Gideons International. He realized his dream of owning a ranch and cattle for 40 years.  Survivors include three children, Dawn Elizabeth Rudd and husband John of New Braunfels, Robert C. Waggener Jr. and wife Gracie of Kerrville,  and Paul S. Waggener and wife Lammy of Cibolo; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Visitation will take place at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home on Sunday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with the family present at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 21,2011 at First Baptist Church of New Braunfels. Private internment will be at Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio.  Memorial donations may be given to Gideon s International.  <E>  Mary Lou Dean  Loving wife, mother and friend, Mary Lou Dean passed away on February 15, 2011 after losing the battle with COPD.  Mary Lou was a resident of Texas for 35 years. She worked in the cafeteria at Navarro High School for 14 years, until all her grandchildren graduated, then she retired. She loved to play board and card games. She had a wonderful sense of  humor; for example, like nephews sewing Bill’s pant legs closed; she would also switch the labels on all the can goods before his big hunting trip, so he wasn’t sure if he was getting peaches or chili and by putting a green paper towel in place of lettuce on his sandwiches that she made him to take to work.  She loved to laugh and did it often, she had every bed made (not to say that they were short sheeted), dinner on the table by 5:00 p. m. and the dished were washed every evening.  She is survived by her sister Blanche Gotthardt; daughter,  Deanna King, daughter, Brenda Herzog and husband Russell; granddaughter, Kimber-lee King and fiancé Chris Schultze; grandson, Darren Herzog; grandson, Aaron King and fiancé Lisa Bohmfalk; grandson, Cooper Herzog; brother-in-law Charlie Dean and wife Etta June and numerous nieces and  She is preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Dean; parents, Joseph and Mary Karl; brothers, Vernon, Bobby, Joe and Sonny Karl; brother-in-law, Donald “Spider” Gotthardt and in-laws, Bill and Dot Dean.  Her family and friends are mourning her death, however they have many happy memories of her and they will be celebrating her life for many years to come.  A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 11:00 a. m. at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.  The family requests that any memorial contributions be given to the American Lung Association.  ZOELLER FI INERALHOMK  Funerals & Cremations  615 Landa, New' Braunfels (830) 625-2349  Doeppenschmidt  funeral iio.me  NEW BRAUNFELS 830-625-3434  JackYeamans  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Jack Yeamans, who passed away on February 18, 2011 in New Braunfels at the age of 90 years.  MORE OBITUARIES,  PAGE 6A  Samuel Robert Hagerman  Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Samuel Robert Hagerman, who passed away on Wednesday in New Braunfels at the age of 86 years.  Visitation will be Monday from 4-6 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be Monday, February 21,2011 at  Ask About Free Teeth Whitening!  ^^RiverCrest  Dcufnl, p.a  Most Insurance Accepted Cigna Network Pr ovider  Dr. Justin Barber  Sustaining Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry  Dr. William T. Lee Jr.  Fellow, Academy Of General Dentistry  830.625.7611  1280 E. 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At his bedside was his beloved Brooke (Brooky Baby) who was with him as his life on earth ended and his journey to paradise began. Samuel was a gifted musician with a beautiful voice and played professionally for many years and also cut a couple of records.  He will be a welcomed addi-  Kenneth Tiicker  Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Kenneth Tucker, who passed away on February 13, 2011 in New Braunfels at the age of 46 years.  I le is survived by his parents, Iordan and Florence T ucker of New Braunfels; sister, Cyndee Tucker; niece, Alyssa Falck; nephew, Bryan Falck; great nephew, Russell Falck; aunt and uncle, George and Rose Goepf and aunt, Mary Klobe-dans.  (iod. He was also an avid cook and we will miss his great meals! He attended college in Washington State and was only a few credits away from his associate degree.  A memorial mass will be held Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10 A.M. at the Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. 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