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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 20, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas OBITUARIES Paid advertisements MWMI I Audrey Rita Covington Audrey Rita Covington went to be with the Lord on March 14,2011 at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Covington. Audrey was a life long special education teacher who taught in East Central, Burbank, and Jud-son ISD. After retirement she volunteered as a Reading tutor at Comal Elementary School. She thoroughly enjoyed her grandchildren and loved attending William), their many activities. In addition, Audrey enjoyed her Garden Club, quilting, knitting, and sewing. She is survived by her son Rick and wife Terry, daughter Terri, son David and wife MaryKay, daughter Dina and husband Artie, and son Sean and wife Julie. She leaves 12 grandchildren (Heather, Chris, Curt, Cody, Carly, Caleb, Quin-ten, Jason, Jeremy, Aubrey, Jacob, and Abby) and 7 great grandchildren (Devon, Brielle, Conner, Cole, Cort, Rhett, and Mom had a wonderful spirit and brightened a room with her personality. We could not have asked for a better mother, grandmother, mentor, and friend. While deeply saddened by her passing, we know she is in a better place alongside our Dad in Heaven. Visitation — Wednesday, March 23 5:00-7:30pm at Schertz Funeral Home. Services — Windcrest United Methodist Church at 10:00am on Thursday, March 24. Burial to follow at Ft. Sam Houston. Sheila M. Sicherman Sheila M. Sicherman, 71, went home to HP' her Lord lesus Christ on March 16, 2011, R' * jHH with her husband Mitch and friends by met her side at Eden Hill in New Braunfels, -J| She was bom February 28,1940, in Fair- W field, Connecticut to Rueben and Ciela jg Gordon. Mrs. Sicherman was Valedictori- BL * 4 an of her high school in Fairfield, Con-necticut. She graduated from the Univer- HHBHHB sity of Massachusetts with an by her husband, Mitch; two M.BA After graduation Mrs. Sicherman moved to New York and had a successful business career. Sheila lived up to the New York saying of, “You Done Good”. Sheila married Mitch, the love of her life on April 6,1981, in Long Island. They loved in New York City and moved to New Braunfels, Texas on October 8, 2007. She was an active member of the Cross Lutheran Church and School. Sheila belonged to the Ladies Dorcas, Ladies Evening Bible Study, Whole Person Health Ministry and volunteered countless hours at the Cross Lutheran Church. Her interests included family, traveling, playing cards, time with friends and walking her beloved dog Lucy. Mrs. Sicherman is survived daughters and their spouses, Deborah Epstein and Suzanne Luftig and two grandchildren, Matthew Epstein and Lillian Luftig. Visitation will be at the Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels on March 20, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. Services will be at the Cross Lutheran Church on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to Hope Hospice of New Braunfels, Texas. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations ■ Dignity firstname.lastname@example.org Lucille J.‘Mac'Taliaferro Lucille J. "Mac” Taliaferro passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in New Braunfels, T hursday, March 17,2011. Born in San Antonio, Texas, April 18, 1919, to parents Clifton and AnnaWendel. Mac fell in love with New Braunfels at an early age and resided here for many, many years. Family and Friends were a huge part of her life. .She never met a stranger and will be remembered for her avid nie and Donna Meurin, all of Sunday, March 20, 2011 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3A Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher dies Bridge skills, amazing cooking talents, generosity, warm personality, and especially her sense of humor. For the past six years of her life, Vista Village Retirement Center was meaningful to her as she renewed old friendships and made many new ones. Mac is survived by daughters, Barbara Meurin of New Braunfels and Jayne Flume Norwood and husband, Jim of Richardson, Texas. Grannie Mac will be remembered lovingly by her 7 grandchildren and their spouses: Steve and Kathy Meurin, Jeffrey Meurin, Lori and Michael Holmes, Denise and Mike Posey, Don- New Braunfels, Chris and Charlotte Meurin of Beeville, Texas and Matt and Jennifer Norwood of Plano, Texas: and 12 great-grand children and 8 great, great grandchildren. She loved her big family. Preceded in death by her husband, Andy Taliaferro, her parents, two brothers and one sister, son-in-law (Rubin Meurin) and one great grandson (Josh Meurin). Memorial Services are pending. Special I hank You to Marta for all your care. Memorials may be sent to: CIMA Hospice of New Braunfels, 1000 N. Walnut, Suite 250, New Braunfels,TX 78130. Elizabeth Mary Harrison fdizabeth Mary Harrison was born November 7, 1925 in San Antonio Texas and went to the lord on March 15,2011 at the age of 85. She was a beloved mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Elizabeth is preceded in death by her father Ulysses Garrett and her mother Lillian Carver: sisters Lorene, Jean, Jerry and Lillian Ann, husband Donald Harrison and 615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 the father of her children Charles W. Armstrong. She is survived by her daughters Vicki Lynn Walters, Cathy Ann Brown, sisters Mary Mudd, lane Compton and brother-in-law Lee Compton. She is also survived by her grandchildren Charles Richard Hodge Jr., Misty Lynne Hodge, Joanna Pangilnan, Braun Ashely Zimmermann and Amy Collen Verdecanna; six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Elizabeth will be loved and remembered by all who knew her. Visitation will held on Sunday, March 20, 2011 from 2-4 pm at the Zoeller Funeral Home at 615 Landa Street in New Braunfels Texas. Church services will begin at 11:00 am on Monday March 21, 2011 at Peace Lutheran Church at 615 S.Walnut in New Braunfels Texas. Procession will depart after the services to Mission Park South. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to Vitas Hospice, Peace Lutheran Church or New Braunfels Senior Citizen Center. ZOELLER FliNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations D's&ity 615 Linda, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 WASHINGTON (AP) — Warren M. Christopher, the attorney turned envoy who tirelessly traveled to Bosnia and the Middle East on peace missions during his 1993-96 tenure as sec- „ . rwaryofstatein Chm,opher the Clinton administration, has died at age 85. Late Friday, Christopher died at his home in Los Angeles of complications from bladder and kidney cancer, said Sonja Steptoe of the law firm O’Melveny & Myers, where Christopher was a senior partner. When he took over as secre- tary of state in the Clinton administration at age 68, Christoper said he didn’t expect to travel much. He went on to set a four-year mark for miles traveled by America’s top diplomat, including some two dozen trips to Syria alone in a futile effort to promote a settlement with Israel. After his work finished carrying out the Clinton administration agenda, the Californian returned home for an active life in local and national affairs and with his law firm. President Barack Obama said Saturday that he mourned the passing of a man who proved to be a “resolute pursuer of peace.” FROM THE WIRE The Associated Press EGYPTIANS VOTE IN MAJOR TEST OF SHIFT TO DEMOCRACY CAIRO — Eager for their first taste of a free vote in decades, Egyptians lined up by the hundreds Saturday to vote on constitutional amendments sponsored by the ruling military that critics fear could propel the country's largest Islamist group to become Egypt's most dominant political force. The nationwide referendum is the first major test of the country's transition to democracy after a popular uprising forced longtime leader Hosni Mubarak to step down five weeks ago, handing the reins of power to the military. 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