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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 i«HH  HERALD-ZEITUNG.COM | Saturday, November 26, 2011 | 3A HOW TO SUBMIT AN OBITUARY  ■    By Enwil — obtts®tiefald-reitijng com  ■    ByTtl^phone —GaH 625-9144, ext 214 (Saturday isxl 721)^ Obittiaries are paid advenisements  ONLINE EXCLUSIVE  To comment on obituaries or to read comments made by others, visit herald-zeftung.com  Gladys Welch Lochbaum  (Welc h Ioc hhdurn, beloved wife, mother .iriH yrcindmother, p.issef] .rvvay [h'cU efully on Thursilay,  November 24, in New Braunfels after a prolonged illness, C()m()letin|’ ‘H years of spirited living.  (iladvs devoted her life to her family. She volunteered with th(> (lirl S( outs and churt h events. She was known for the f)igh {juality Lively (Vi(toria) of New  of her ( roc heting, and had several blue ril)l)ons and ofh('r awards from th('  ( omal ( ounty Fair to show for it.  ('iladys was born in Fhr(>e ( reeks, Arkansas, to VVesl(‘y anxl Eth(‘l Welch, and lived in El Doratio and 1 iftle Ro( k. She made ht'r home in San Antonio for more than 61) years, and was a long time member ol Baptist Temple, until she ( ould no long('f attend.  ( il.ulys was the heart of her familv, and we will miss hcT.  She is survivt'd by hc‘r husband of f>4 vears, jerry I o( hbaum of San Antonio, whose many years of (h'voted ( are of her is inspiraliona I ; two daughters, f-rieda Lively (Mik(‘) ot N(>w Braunfels, and P<ttri{ la Rodriguez (( leorge) of Pasadena, TX; tour gr<ni(l( hildren, two great-grandc hildrc'n, a sister. ( athcrine Fannin of Mariett.i, ( )K, and numerous nuH es and nephews.  She was prêt eded in death b\ her parents; two brothers, ( rawtord and |ose|)h, and a sister, Margie.  11er ( herished grande hil-(IrtMi are Aiigeli{|ue Ku hardson (Ben) and Trev  Braunfc'Is; lay Rodrigue/ (I Ic'ather) of San Antonio; and Sarah Hunter (Wesley) of I louston. Th(> great-.»randc hildr(‘n, who made 1er laugh, are Noah and Aliigail Ric hardson of New Braunfc'Is.  The family would lik(' to express spcx ial apprec i.i-tion to the attentive, friendly, and wcdl trained Alzheimer's care staff ol Alz( ,are in New Braunfels, and to the vc*ry kind and h{‘l()ful staff of th(' Hope Hospiie program. For those who prefer, the fam-ilv encouragc‘s <i donation to the Alzhi'imer's Assoc i-alion in lieii of flowc^rs.  Tlie vic'wing will Ix* h(>ld from 4 to (> p.m. <it Mission Park South Sunday November 27, 2011. The tunc'ral ( ('remonv will Ik* at 1 1 a.m. Monday November 28, 201 I with intcTment follovving ,it Mission Park South for (ht-sonat ac knowledgmc'nt you mav sign the gui'st book at w'ww.mission-p.)rks,com in the obituarv sc‘( t i( >n.  Mission Park Funeral ( hapels South  I 700 South I ast Militarv Drive, San Antonio  i210) ‘124-4242  Lynda Lee Burkhardt  I unc'ral arrangc»ments arc‘ ( ompU'te at th(> Zoeller Funer.il Home for Lynda Li'e Burkhardt, who f)assc>d away on Tuesday in San Antonio, Texas at the age ol vears.  A Mc'niorial S(>n,ice was-tondu(t(‘d on Fridtty, November 23, 201 1 at  2:00 ().m, in the Zoelhn Func-ral Home ( hap('l, ScTVK es ( OIK ludt'd in the c ha[)el.  ZOHlJiiR RlNHRAFIiOMF.  F iinontl.s & C n-m.itioivs  hlS Liiiiia, Ni'u Hr.iunli'lhi (H.W) <i2.S-2i49  Woodroe William Jonas  Arrang(‘ments arc* pc'nding at F)oc*ppensi hmidt Futn'r-,\\ I iomc' in New Braunlels, Texas for VVoodro(‘William jon.is, ag(> 8S, who pass(HÍ awav on Thursda\, Novem-Ihm 24, 201 I in Ft. Worth, Texas.  Associated Press  Gunman shoots ex-girlfriend, 2 others  Dc'SOTO — Authoritic'S sa\ a man kickc’d in the door ol his ex-girltriend's home and opened fire, killing the woman and two mc*n.  _ WFAA-TV  rc'ports that the gunman then shot himsC'Ft in the head.  He was on lite<;upport in critical condition.  The shooting hap-)c‘n(‘d just )c‘lore noon on Friday. ()l1i( iais told the television station that st'veral children were in the home at the* time of the shooting, but they w'ere not harmed. I )eSoto is a Dallas suburb.  Aristocrat’s former wife again jailed  AUSTIN — A Scottish aristoc rat's former wife wtio s|)(‘nt six nionths in a Tc'xas |)rison for theft is bac k in )ail after Austin police said she ust^d an online rc'ntal scheme offering tt fictitious Hawaiian vac ation home to steal and use victims' credit card information.  Amanda Grimes, also known as Amanda Leigh Movius, was arrested on four charges of credit card abuse anci theft. She was  booked Nov. '■) and rc'mains jailed in Travis (ounty. Authorities hav(' not listed any inlormation on her attorney, and it vv.is utu lear Friday it she had retainc'd one.  C ourt do( umcMits say Cirimc's took the (ri'dil c ard numluvrs ol two vi( tims who thought they were' booking an island home» and usc>d the tnlor mation to instead rent houses for hers('ll in Austin, the Austin Amen (an Statc'sman ri'ported  (irimes, 41, used a similar story to dupe |)revious vil tims, including a jour^ nal ist and a (antulian businc'ssman.  Governor’s Mansion nears finish  $26M project is expected to be completed next summer, four years after arson  AUS:T1N(AP)  Ri'storation ('Xpcrts working on th(> Texas ('lovrrnor's Mansion h.ive turruxl to a couple of Austin homes built by the same IHSOs contractor to lind som(‘thing ( k)S(> to the original pine tl( K >rs th.it burnc>d in a fire <vt th(‘ hist( )ri( hotne three» yc*ars ago.  Dealey Herndon, project man.iger for the* State* PrcservcitK >n Bo,trd, viid no one's sure' what the origin.il floors looked lik(' betorc* th(»y w(‘re santk'd and refinishc’d. FIk’ mansion oftic lally op(‘nc'd in IHSi).  "fhf'reare nOf)hotos," Hf-rndon loki th(' Austin Americ an St.itesrnan. "We know th<‘ subtloor la second tioor Ix'nt'ath th(‘ to[) la\'er) is original.  " ihe house m.iy not have had .in\ thing other than iIk' sul)lloor original-  ly. We just don't know."  What's certain is the fk)ors were m.ide of B.istrop [)ine. And, according to .1 k'ttf'r then-Ciov Fiish.i fVase wrote to his wife, wc're c overcHl by oik loth.  I Ic’rndon says flcH)ring examined at two other home's from the* same [)eri-od l)uilt by Abner ( cx)k h.ui random-width lx)ards. So that's what's going in at the governor's house, the olek-st exec utive mansion still in use west of the Mississippi. The* lioards the‘n will l)e> (overe‘d with historic carjM'ts.  Fhe* $2f) million project is c‘XfX‘c te*d to be> c omplc'te'd next summer, tour years after the home was the targe-t of still unknown arsonist.  Fhe outside work is e‘X[K'c tenl to lx‘ done* within a wen'k. Alrewly, scaftold-ing has bc'en coming down from the  six towering white» cejlumns on the> front [)orch. Decorations atop the* columns sustained heav\' d.im.ige« trom flame's.  Herndon said the work has un< ov-ere'd some' hieklen gerns, me luding a base*ment [MKket that held <m c'mpty cham[)agne lx)ttk‘ Irom the e<)rly 1 ‘XXK and tiny c lose’ts that had been hidden by bcK)kcase‘s in upstairs be*dr(M)ms. She^X'Hev(^ the* < 1(>s<'ts ma\ have' l)e('n the work ot Sam Houston, who vv.is governor )ust lx‘tor(* the ( ivil W.tr  "They we*re> very shallow, jusi big e*nough tor y)me luKiks to h.mgc lothes on," she* said.  "Asa mother, it I had eight kids and tour be*dr(H)ms lik(> the i loustons did, I'd want some'plac (* tor llx-m to h.irig the’ir c lothes."  Companies give GOP, regulators different messages  Class-size waivers triple for districts  WASHINGTON (AP)  ( omf)anies h.ive told Rc’public an-lc'd c ongres stonai committe'c's what the parlv w.inis to he.tr: clir(* predic tions ol |)l,int ( los mgs and l.nolTs it ihe ( )ba-ma aclmmistration suce c'c'ds with pLiiis to lurtlu'r curb air and water pollution.  But their mc'ss.ige to linanci.il rc'gulators .uul  investois (onv('\'s les^ glo( )m ,111(1 ( crtamtv llu* aclmmistr.ilion itseli h.is c loLided the* pic lure b\ v\ ithclravvmg or postponing som(* ol the- envin ¡nmental initiative's that industi\ l.iÌM-lcxJ as Ix'ing among the ni( )st oneri >us.  Kepublii .uis pi.in to make* what thc‘\ sa\ is r<'g-ul.itory overre'ac h ,i 201 2 ( ampaign issu(*, t.iking aim at Presi(k*nt Barack ( )ba ma,DtMiioc rats and ,ui tiggressivc Im ironmc'nlal Prol(*ction Age*nc ' Kc‘f)ubli( ,tns Will lx‘ talk  mg to voters ihis c «impaign se.ison aboul how to kc»e*p Washington out of the* way, so tíi.it job (reators c an fc‘c'1 c oniident again to c reate jobs lor AnKric ans," saie! lo.mna Burgos, a spokc'S-woman lor thc* House* Kepublií .111 c am()aign organiz.ilion.  rhe Assoc latc'd Prc'ss (omparc’d ihc* companies'  (ongressional tc'stimony to (omp.inv rc‘[M)í1s sul)mitte*d to iIh* S(’( urities and Fx( h.ingc' ( ()mmissi( )ii. Tlie* rc'poris to the ST( consis-íentK s.iid thc» impac t ot (MivironnK'iital [)ro[)osals is unknown or wotild not c aus(* sc'nous tmanc ial h<irm to ,1 lirm's linaiic e’s.  ( oiii[)anie‘s can legiti-m.iielv argüe that the*ir U's'' gloonn SF( lilings are ( orrec I, since most ol the' toughe'r .inti-pollution proposals havc^ not been Imali/crl.  AUSTIN (AP)  State figures show a more than thrc'e*fold increase in )ust one yc'ar in the* numbe*r of c'lemen-tary sc hools allowc'd to excc'ed e lass-size limits in Texas, one of the most visible signs of the* big educ .i-tiem funding ( uts that the* Lc*gislature [).isseel to bal-anc e* the* budget, a nc*ws pap(*r reported Friday.  Figures obtame*d by Fhe* Dallas Morning Nc*ws show that state otfic iaIs allowe'd c ash-str.ippe*d public school districts to exce‘c*d the* 22-student limit in h,988 c lassrooms from ktnck'rgarten through fourth graele, u|) Ironi 2,2 i8 a year ago.  Farger c lasses arc* a lac t ol lite this year at I, UiO campusc's, nearly U) [)cr-cent of all c*lem('ntar\ s( hools in thc* state.  More than 1 5(),()00 stu-dc*nts are dire*ctly allect c'd.  "We* are* c le*arly sc'c*ing  the* ini[).u t ot thc* budget c uts this vear," said I )el)bic* Rate lille, ,1 spok(*Swoman lor the Ic'x.is 1 due at ion Ageiuwhi( h .ipprovc'd the v.ist majoritv ol < lass size* waivers sought. "School distrii Is can s.ive* scmie mon('\ m th(* ''hort H*rm b\ iiK re.ising their c Liss size's, and iImI is what many h.i\(' l('it k >ni^ pe'llc'd to do,'’  Ratc litle said thc'rc are also icports ol larger ( lass-('s in othc'r grades, but th.il s( h()ol (listru Is <ire not rc'cjuirc'cl to gc't [X'rmission to put more sludc'nts m (lasses in grades tivc'  through 12.  Most distric ts ( iti'd tinaiK i.il hardship, a new (atc'gofA ol c'xemption that was approved .ilong w ith the* lunding ( uts. V\ hilc' state tunding ( uls werc' taking c'tlec t, lo\\(r [)rop(r ly tax revenue also v\.is a factor, the* new sp.ipcr re[)orted.  Motives of foreign student recruiters questionec  COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP)  ■\s Liniversitu's wc'k omc' grc'.itc'r nutnlx'rs oi interna tional students, soiiK' proles sofs and admissions coun si'lors <ire (|Uestionmg tlu* niolive*s ol the* vc'r\ protes sionals who haxc* hc'Iped attract so man\ loreign s( holars to thc'ir c am[)us(>s.  Ki'cruiti'ts arc* undc*r lire' from ck't I ac tors who sav the\ put protit ahc'ad ot sludc'nts' bc'st mte'rc'sts. ( ritu ^ a( ( use* tlìC'm ol sending uiv(|ualilK‘(l applicants to thc' H.S., somc'times allowing stud(*nts to skip basit I nglish t('sts and falsity applications to make* a  Heart of Texas Cremations  Direct ('reniatioii  $775.00  (( omplete}  877 2"! OSO-w'ww.lii'urtottiWiisin'nhitKmycom ('all or see wcbsitx' lor ilctails  11S I'ommy Drive (lanvoii Lake, I x  Ed & Pattie s Pick of the Week!!  C A)nic clicck init this woikIctIuI Fakcvicw home - Views you must see to believe! 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