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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 22, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 OBITUARIES  HERALD-ZEiTUNG.COM | Tuesday, November 22, 2011 | 3 HOW TO SUBMIT AN OBITUARY  ■    By Email — obits®herald-zeitung com  ■    By Telephone — Call 625-9144, ext 214 (Saturday; ext 221) Obituaries are ivnd advertisements  Michael Lane Willingham  Mich.iel Lane Willingham (MIKE) was a i)(*loved father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle. I le was ÌM)rn lune 27, 1973 in HI Reno, Oklahoma .ind de‘{ (msck;] on Thursday Novemlx'r 17, 2011 at the age of at ( luadalupe Regional Medical ( enter in Seguin, Texas. Michael was a sim-()le man but had a deep passion for tishing and rebuilding {ars. l eondra Oliver and hus-  I!(' [)elieved everybody should go fishing at least once in their lif(‘.  He loved teac hing the kids of the family how to fish and watching that smile on their face when they caught their first fish. Michat'l absolutely lovt^d spoiling the kids; th(>y were v('ry dear to him.  Mi( hat'l is survived by his son, Derri( k Chase Willingham, daughter in law Kayla, and grandkids Khloe and [)(>rrick of Ft. Henning ('leorgia; ()arents, 1 ('on <ind Kathy Willing-fiam ol Seguin, Texas; brother, Kevin Willingham .ind wile  Rosie of St'guin, T('xas;  band Randy of N(*w Braunfels, Texas; and numerous nieces and ni'phews. Mit hael was very lovt'd and will be greatly missed. Funeral servie(‘S will bt* held at ( ollins Funeral Home in Seguin, Texas. I k' will b(‘ laid to rest on Tuesday, November 22, 201 I.  Services will begin at 2PM at (Ollins Funeral Home ( hapel with interment following immediately aftc'r at San Geroni-mo Cemetery in Seguin, Tc'xas. Arrangements entrusted to Oillins Func*r-al Home, 7ÎS F. Kingsbury, Seguin, Texas 781 V'>, 8i(i-r‘)-7f)()0.  Ruth Marie Neely  Ruth Marie Nc’ely, 78, ot New Braunfels, went home to l)e with her lord <ind S.ivior lesus ( hrist on November 20, 2011. Ruth w.is born on lanu.rry 7, l‘)ii lo Loins and Ha/el Broad in lo()lin, Missouri. She graduated from Sunset High Sc hool in Dali.IS, Texas and attc*ndt'd North lexas State University. Ruth m.irried Bill, her ( hildhood svvec't- ,ind childrc'n Savannah,  lic'art siiK (* the age ot 14, on August n, I'i^O. Alter liv ing at Texas A \ M, they moved to Lake lackson, lexas tor 2(> vc*ars while raising their tour ( hilclren. Ruth gr,i(luatcMÌ as an RN trom Univc'rsitv ot Tex<)s m (lalveston in I97S and went on to hold job she loved as an o()erating room nurse. Alter rc'tiring in the* Nc’vv Br.uintels .irea, Ruth was able to pursue* her maiiv intc'rc'sts, which iiK luded her love* ot tami-l\, manv triends, tr.ivel, bridge', sewing, tennis and largì' taiiiily gc't-togi'thcts.  1 ett to c herish Rutii's memorx is her husl)and ot () I years. Bill Neelv, (laughti'rs .meI son-in-laws I inda and lulius C'irubb ot I nt'ndswooci, Suzan and Steve 1 urne\ of Nc'w Braunt(>ls, and Amy <ind Kelly loidan ot ('op()ell; son and daughter-in-law Kvle and Diana Neely of Richmond; grandchildren, 1 indsie Andrews, Lc'slie .ind ( hevne Belinsky, lay and S.ir.ih Andrews, Tyler and l isa Furnc'y, D.iniel and Fmily Furney, Daniel and S.irah Mi ( utc ht'n, 1 ric Neely, ( c'c ilia Neely, ( hris jordan, Nk k Jordan, Hc-alht'r Iordan, and Nicok' Iordan; great-grand-I hildri'n, Reagan and Ryan 1 urnev, .»nd I lannah I ur-nc'y; .ind acloptc'cl family Brian and len.i Kirkland,  Nc'ely and Dalton; c ousin and wile Milt and Anna Wilson. Ruth Wiis [)rc'( c'd-ecl in de.ith by hc'r parents and brother, Louis Bro.id, FamiK <ind tric-nds .irc* invitc'd to attend a visit.i-tion at /oellc'r Funcial Home, ()ll Landa Strec't, Nc'w Braunfels on Tuesday, Novt'mber 22 nd from 1 |).m. to 8 p.m. Func'ral services will be* held at 11);00 a.ni. on Wc'dnescl.iv, Novembc'r 2 ^rd at I irst United Mc'thodist ( hun h in Nc'vv Bi.iuntc-ls. Bun.il servic es will be at >: U) [),m. .It Mc'morial ( emc'-ter\ ot ( ollc'ge Station, UiOO Raymond Stot/er I’.irkwav, (Ollc'ge Station, Texas. 1’allbc'arc‘rs will be her six gr.indsons.  for those desiring, remembrancc's in Ruth's mc'mory may be made to the Ameru an ( .incc'r So( i-ety, Methodist ( hildren's I iome, 1 I 1 Herring Ave*., Waco, Ic'xas 7’()708 or Ho()e Hos[)ice, (> 11 W.il-nut Avc'., New Braunfc'ls, Texas 781 iO. ( )nline c on-dolencc's may be made' by signing the guc'st book at www./oe'llerfuneralhm. com.  Z()H1Jj:rfi!m;ralh( ).\if;  t unrfiils & C R'liwluni.s  l^igniiN  (lis Lm.la, Now Hiviuntoli. («.ÌC)) t>25-2,^49  Man pleads guity in former judge’s scheme  BROWNSVILLE (AP)  llie .ilk'ged middle'inan in a former lex.is judge's bril)erv sc heme* has [)le.id-ed guiltv to four of the five ( ounts .igainst him in tc'ck'r-.il c ourt in Brownsville'.  lose' Manuel longoria, w ho IS dc'sc ribc'd as an assoc i.itc' ot former state Distric t ludgeAbel C. l imas in court pa[)ers, pleadc'd not guilty in May to ch.irgc's me luding extortion, wire tr.iuci and conspiracy to  TODAY’S SKHVICES  ■    ACEVEDO, Angelita Torres. Visitation begins 5 p.m.; Rosary at 7 p m., Zoeller Funeral Home.  ■    McKEE, Jimmy Frank Visitation 8 a.m.-2 p m,; Funeral service 2 p.m., Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, Sattler. Bunal following at Hill Country Memonal Gardens.  ■    WILLINGHAM, Michael Lane. Funeral service, 2 p.m., Collins Funeral Home Chapel, Seguin. Interment following at San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin.  Linda Fletcher-Collins  I inda FIc'te h(*r-(Ollins loving Wite*,  Mother, ('.randmother and Sistc'r entc'reel into heaven Wednesday,  Nov(*mber 16, 2011 at the age» of She was born on luly I, 19^)2 in California to Bert and Virginia T.wlor.  Linda is survived by her husband Daniel, and her six childre>n Denise,  Scott, Sarah, lessica. Brandy, lustin, and her grande hildren in our hearts. Although her Marissa, F.j., Daniel, luli.i,  Sav.innah, ( hristian, and unborn baby Izabell whom she neve*r got the' chance to meet. Our f)re‘-cious loving mother w.is a fric'nd to all and a mother to most. She will be' de'arly missed and always  time on this c'arth was very short we take comfort in knowing that our beloved wile and mother is now danc ing with the Angels in Paradise*. Our Family a|)prec i.itc's all the* thoughts ,ind prayers. Rest in F’eace.  Angelita Torres Acevedo  Angelit.i Forres Ac c'vc'do, 8i>, of Nc'w Br.iunfels, passed aw.iv on I rid.iy, Novc'mber 18, 201 I ,it he*r rc'sidenc c*. She' was born to Antonio Torre's .ind Santos (lon/.iles Torres in Kvle, Texas on May ^0. 192') She IS sur\ivc‘d by her d.iughtc'r, Vline'rv.i and son-in-l.iw, Fr.inc isc o Pc're/; gr.indkids, 1 anc e Ramiro Vill.inuc-v.i .ind vvilc' Rac h('l. MincK Angc'li fa Morc'no .inel luisl)anci Tino, Barne'v Vill.inuev.i and vvitc' I c'lic i.in.i; te'n gre.it-grtindi hildri'n, oni' grc'.it-grc'.it-granclson; one* brothc'r, 1 usc'bio (Torres and many niecc's, ne'phews, family and Iric'ncls. She* was prec c'ded in dc’afh In hc'i husb.ind  ot ()0 ye-ars, Ramiro P. Ac c'vc'do; son, ( .irlos Luis Ace'vedo; [).irc'nfs, Antonio Torri's and S.intos (i. Torrt's along with numc'rous brothc'rs <ind sistc'rs. She' will be' lovc'd and missc'd torc'veT Public visitation will begin S:00 Tue*sd.iy at the' /oelle*r I uneral 1 lome With .1 Rosarv to be* rc'c itc'cl at T";!)!) PM Visitation will continue' 8;00 AM Wc'dne'scLn .it the* tune*ral home' until 9; i() AM when the si'rvic c' de'parts in pro-c ession to the' c hurc h. Funeral Mass is sc he'dulc*d for 10:00 AM We*(lne*sd.iv, Nove‘mbe*r 2 5, 2011 .it Our 1 acly ol Peipc'lual 11c’ip ( atholic C hurc h with intc'rment to follow in Sts. Pe'tc'r Paul ( atholic Í e'lrie'lc'rv.  Jose Manuel Ramírez  I unc'ral arrangeme*nts are' c omplete* .il ihe /oc'llc'r I unc'r.il 1 lomc' lor |ose Mil nue 1 Ramile/, who ).isse'd .nvay on Novc'm-)er 20, 201 1 at the* <igc' ol 54 vc'ars. Visitation will bc* Irom 5-9 p.ni. Wc*clne*sdav at the Zoi'llc'r I uneral Home, with a [)r.i\e*r sc*rv-ic C' .it 7:00 p.m. in thè /oc'ller I liner.il 1 lome' c h.ipel. Visitation will con-  tinuc'on I rid.iy, Novc'mbc'r 2S, 201 1 .11 8:00 a.m. and c ontinuc' until tunc'ial servie c's at 10:00 a.m. in the* /(X'Ilc'r I uneral Home' c h.ipc'l. Intc'rment will follow in ihc' ( luadalupe Val-Ic'v Mc'mori.il Park.  ZOH.LF.RFUNHULHO.MI  1 uiu'raK& C n‘ni.ituni>  D'K'"*y  l'I'^ Lind.i, \»'vv BMunli'Ls (830) 625-2.149  113 primates headed for South Texas refuge  possess and distribute' cocaine. ()n Monday, court rc'cords show the ,S2-year-olcl Longoria plc'adc'd guilty to .ill but the drug ch.irge*. U.S. District luclge* Andrc'w Hanen sc't senl(*ncing lor Lc'b. 27. longon.i allc'gc'clly sex urc'cl p.iymc'nls trom [)ar-ties looking lor favorable rulings in Limas' court.  AUSTIN (AP)  A baboon .ind 1 I 2 ni.u .lejue monkc'v s, me liid-ing one one c' kc'pl ille'g.illv as a [)et in a Nc'vv \ork basement .i[)arlmc'nt, .ire lu'.icled to .1 South Texas s.inc tuarv altc'r ihc'ir reliige* in S.in Antonio wc'nt bankrupt.  The U.S. Bankru[)tcy ( ourt lor the Wc'stc'rn Dis-Irict of Ic'x.is on MoneI.iv a|)provc'(l the* .inim.ils' transfer to the Born Free DSA Prim.lie Sane tuary in Dilley, Tc'x.is, grc'c'n-lighl ing one ol the' largc'st mac aque* re*c ue's in historv. Thc'v will )oin S52 primates in a facility spanning 18() ,ic rc's about 75 miles south ol S.in Antonio.  1 he [)lai c' whcTC' the am mais had lived. Wild  Animal Or[)hanage, announc e‘cl in August 2010 th.it It was c losing due to ovc'tc roweling and a lack of tunding.  lhat meant finding new home's for S5 tigers, 14 Afric an lions, 1 (> c him-pan/i'C's, 20 baboons and six wolf hybrids -- engi-nc'c'red c rosses between dogs and wolvc's whose offspring aren't normally suitable lor pc'ts or to live with ordinary vvolvc's.  The' fransler ol this last group mc'ans all animals h.ivc' now bc'en pl.icc'cL It will take* at least three months lo move' the baboon and mac ac|ues, who will undergo mc'dic.il testing and sterilization l)elore be*ing trucked in grc)U[)s to the [)illc'y facility.  PC COMPUTER REPAIRS  On-Site • Affordable  llie Services ( :(tmpaiiy of New Urauiil'eb  (830) 837-2844  Heart of Texas Cremations  Direct Cremation  $775.00  (Complele)  «77-271 0307  www.heartoftexasaematiom  com t>all or see website tor details  New Patient Special!  $20 with 10 non-perishable goods or $30 without non-perishable goods  Initial visit includes:  Personal Consultation C'asc History Examination X-Rays Report of Findings (estimated value of $230.00)  Curley  ChiropractiG  Dr. Tiffany Curley, D.C.  1312 E. Common St. Ste 407 New Braunfels, TX (830) 620-0959  REPORT  Continued from page 1  "Almost all of those f>er-mits are issued under a program e alle'd the' Tc'xas Pollution Disc harge f limi-nation System, whie h gives the entity ... the right to take effluent, process it through a fre'atment system, st'nf it through a pipe* and [)ut it into a rivc*r tor disc harge."  Traditionally, suc h |)er-mits h.we not bt‘(‘n grantexl in the hdwarcis Acjuifer area. Instead, the' slate* issue's a TL AP.  "Those permits rc'cjuire' that you tre*at the wastewater effluc'nt and you spray it out .is effluent irri  gation on a sc a )C' for c saie  )ic'ce of land-isposal," she'  The perriiitting [)roce'ss, howe'ver, is inconsistc'nt in terms of the* standards to whie h those operating the> systems are' held ac ( ount able, she said.  "The'se application pe*r-mits ... thc'y differ widely in terms of the- terms and the Ic'vel of protection that they have,  " lliere is no rc'cjuirc'ment for any monitoring bv either the state or by the disc h.irue agenc y to clc'ter-mine wnefhc'r or not there* are' downstre*am impacts. And where' monitoring has bc'en done* bv othc'r organ izations ... vvc' have' inclic.i-tions of significant watc'r c|uality de'gradation.”  As .1 rc'sult, "we <irc' sc'e-ing vy.isfevv.ifc'r migr.iting and ( ausing signitic .int wale'r cjuality de'gr.idafion from TCK^-[)e'rmittc'cl land a[)plic ation fac ilitic*s,' Koss said. "In re.ilify, the sys tc*ms cause* 'inclirc*ct clis^ charge' ot \v.iste*vval(*r to strc'ams.  "The T( I ne'e'ds to lake' a hard look at the growing us(' ol thc'sc' pc'r-mits ovc'r the hlwards Ac|uiler and addrc'ss the' lailurc's ot the' c urre*nt rc'g ul.itions."  Ti [ Q s[)okesv\oman Andrea Morrow said Monday that T( [ (^ h.is not re*vie'wt'd the re[)ort and won't comment until it has.  "The' rc'.il concc'rn th.it wc''ve' sec*n from the [)rospe*ctive* of the* downstream streams, well and rivers is nitrogen,"  a We would like to see TCEQ apply some equivalent standards across the board. We need ttie state to come In and say that these are minimum standards.”  Dr. Lauren Ross Environmental engineer with (iienrose; Engine'enng  Ross said.  Inc re.ised nitrogen levels in w.ifer c an leaei to algae l)looms, blue* baby syndrome*, (olon c ancer and bladch'r cancer. Blue baby syndrome haf)pens when an infant's blcK)d can't carry e*nough oxygen to body c ells and tissue*. It's caused by a rise in the' leve'l of me'thf'moglobin in the blood.  Other findings in Koss' study:  •    ()nlv two out of the sixty tour TlAPs she revK'vvc'd have be*en rc'portmg re*sults of soil monitoring, in violation of T( l(^) permit recjuire-menfs. "Soil monitoring is currc'ntly the' most important rc'gulation for detc^ct-ing ovc-r-saturation of soils .incl poor tre*atment of wastc'vvater," according to .1 ne'vvs rele.ise* issuc'd by the Save Our Springs Alli.ince and Greater \ dwards Ac|uite*r Alliance.  •    Most TI Af'S have no provisions limiting inc rc'as-es in nufric'nf conec'ntra-tions the primary pollution thrc'.it tor Hill ( ountr\' water bodic's — and no re‘c|uirc*me*nts to monitor dovvngraclient springs, c reeks .ind rivers.  •    The* report recommends wastc’water irrigation over the recharge zone* of the Edwarcis Aciuitc'r Ix' prohibitc'd, (^ur-rc'nflv, none of the more than (>() irrigation fac ilities in the* Edwards Acjuifer wate*rshed .ire in the recharge zone. TtTQ rules, however, do .illow wastewater irrigation on the rc'c harge' /e)ne, ac cording to the relc'ase.  "VVc' would like to see T( T C^ a|)ply some ec]uiva-lent standards across the board," she said. "We nec'cl the state* to come in and S.1V that thc'se are minimum standards."  11 wax ten wars af^o today. Thanksiiivin)^ Day 200!, that we lost oitr beloved Jana.  While we eontinue to mis.s her each and every da\,  H i’ are grateful fin the manx heatitiful daxs ur had toi^eiher. A.v we all know, life does ^o on, hut what our family soon learned wa.s that m'<’ must relx on God's stren}>th and grace to sustain us in the days ahead.  .Not cmlx have we been blessed with the love and support oj dear friends who share our precious memories of Jana, hut God has brought to us treasured lifetinw C(mtpani(ms who did ni>t know Jana, but who respect her significance in our lives.  I his week, as we celebrate fatndy and offer thanks for the manx gifts He has given to each of us, we are mindful of the truth that our hearts don't get to understand all that c(mies our wax. Still, v» i' are called to trust His plan and His will.  "lit liind i>ur life the Weaver stands.  And works His wondrous will:  Hii' leave it all lo His wise hands .And trust His perfect skill.  Should nixstery enshroud Hts plan And our short sight he dimmed.  IVi' H <7/ not try the whole to scan,  Bui leave each thread to Him. ' —Anonymous  • //////.   

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