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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - January 11, 1995, Galveston, Texas 4A 11 IF DAILY WEDNESDAY JANUARY 11 1995 GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS World Mexico Economy in chaos 1 MEXICO CITY The Mexi can stock market took a rollercoaster tumble Tues day at one point taking its worst singleday fall since 1987 then regaining ground to close per cent lower The day was one of the most volatile for the market since Mexi cos financial problems snowballed into a crisis three weeks ago At its worst point the market dipped nearly 11 percent with bro kers telling clients to sell no matter the cost Later bargain hunters snapped up battered stocks and the state development bank Nacional Financiera made purchases traders said The selling spilled into other Latin markets and jolted more investors who have been hanging onto their Mexican securities despite repeatedly punishing losses since December Russia Ceasefire collapses 2 GROZNY Chechen rebels scrambled Tuesday to bury comrades whiteshrouded corpses and reinforce their presiden tial palace during a ceasefire that collapsed in hours heralding more fighting ahead The proposed 48hour truce announced by Moscow early Tues day was designed to allow both sides to gather dead and wounded while civilians fled Grozny But it proved a fleeting pause in the battle for the Chechen capital devastated by a monthlong siege and 11 days of a Russian ground attack launched to quell a secession ist uprising i Sniper fire sounded throughout the truce which crumbled after four hours The Associated Press Obituaries Homer Easley FRIENDSWOOD Homer Easley 88 passed away in Alvin Arrangements are pend ing at Jack Rowe Funeral Home Jack Rowe Funeral Home Arta Sollis HOUSTON Arta Sollis 92 passed away in Nassau Bay Arrangements are pending at Jack Rowe FuneralHome Robert T Close GALVESTON Robert T Close 64 departed this life on Tuesday January 10 1995 at his residence Funeral arrange ments are pending with Fields Funeral Home Inc Fields Funeral Home Inc Georgia Leep BALTIMORE MD A Memorial Service was held for Georgia Leep beloved sister of Anna Alefrankis of Baltimore and sister Grace Water man of Galveston She is sur vived by daughter Deena Leep nieces Barbara Keen Alice Ale frankis and Randee Vasilakos a nephew Nick Keene Edna Vasi lakos her sisterinlaw and Bar bara Keene gave a moving eulo gy A bright light was extin guished from our lives by her passing Georgia will continue to live in the hearts and minds of those who loved her Gertrude Catching GALVESTON Gertrude Miss Jessie Catching 84 of Galveston died Monday Janu ary 9 1995 at Coastal Pines Tenter Hitchcock Texas Gertrude and Jessie Catching were owners and operators of Jessies Food Market for over 20 years In addition to serving her neighborhood through the store she found time to serve her family and church with love and dedication She was a long time member of First Baptist Church Galveston and The AARP Being preceded in death by her husband Jesse Gertrude is survived by two sons Jesse P Catching Jr of Santa Fe and James M Catching of Houston five grandsons David Catch ing Jesse Trey Catching Ill and Kevin Catching all of Santa Fe James Catching of Navasota and Aaron Catching of Port Bolivar three greatgrand children Lauren Catching Chelsea Catching and Nathan Catching all of Santa Fe sis ter Carol Wright of Galveston three brothers John West of Junction Texas Charles West of Galveston and Loroy West of Alvin and numerous nieces nephews and a host of other rel atives and friends Visitation will be held from to Wednesday January 11 1995 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home Ser vices will be held at Thursday January 12 1995 in the chapel at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home with Dr Bobby R Smith officiating Interment will be at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery following the service Pallbearers will be John West Charles West Leroy West Kevin Catching Jesse Trey Catching 111 David Catching James Catching and Aaron Catching Carnes Bros Funeral Home Its true all preneeds are not created equal Jfvnaaf Mm TREMOXT GALVESTOfl Rae S Schreiber GALVESTON Rae S Schreiber passed on to Heaven Monday January 9 1995 at at the age of 76 Funeral service will be con ducted at Wednesday January 11 1995 in the chapel of J Levy Bro with Rabbi James Kessler and Rabbi Pincus Aloof officiating Interment will follow at Beth Jacob Cemetery Mrs Schreiber was born May 4 1918 in Shreveport Lou isiana She was a longtime res ident of Galveston where she was active in Civic Religious and Charitable organizations in the community Rae Schreiber was special she could smile with her whole being If you looked the cer tainty and depth of that smile could never fail to assure you that no matter what else the words love and always should be written together Love In any relationship she could make one feel that they were centrally important in her car ing and that her presence was always ready to lend support Her treasures will be painful ly missed by those who knew her as Grand Sister Rae or Aunt the constant wiping of her lipstick marks from cheeks sin cere and persistent Thinking of You greeting cards laughter most especially her smile if you looked hers was the kind of smile that could leave a place inside that glows and stays warm always Survivors include her hus band Harry J Schreiber sons Sheldon Schreiber and Edward Schreiber and his wife Laura very precious niece and nephew Charlotte and Stanley Levy sis ters Helen Arnold of Shreve port LA and Johanna Bern Galveston Manorial Park Uejnertesu 409 9867409 stein of Cincinnati OH grand children Shana Shena Leigh Ryann Caleb and Noah Schreiber and numerous nieces and nephews Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Scott and Darryl Levy Mark Weiss Steven Bernstein Steven Greenberg Carl Arnold and Jon Todd Arnold Honorary pallbearers will be Dr Ron Bailey Bob Mason Tom Cook Don Reynolds Vincent Solar and Roy Hammock In lieu of flowers contribu tions may be made to the char ity of your choice J LEVY BRO Freida Bohmler TEXAS CITY Freida Bohmler 92 of Texas City died Monday January 9 1995 at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center Graveside services will be held at Thursday Janu ary 12 1995 at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock Pastor Ralph Reitmeyer will offi ciate Burial will follow Visitation will be held from 2 until 8 Wednesday evening at EmkenLinton Funeral Home in Texas City The daughter of Emmy and Martin Malkewitz she was born on October 18 1902 She was a lifelong resident of Galveston County residing in Texas City for the past 62 years Until her retirement in 1979 she was the owner of Laurel Florist in La Marque Mrs Bohmler was preceded in death by her parents broth ers Carl and Ernest sister Martha and by her husband Robert Bohmler She is survived by sons Robert Bohmler Jr and wife Dolores of Dickinson and Steve Bohmler and wife Joyce of Metairie La There are three grandchildren Craig Bohmler of San Jose Steve Bohmler of Seguin and Laura Bohm ler of Houston and a great granddaughter Stephanie Bohmler of Seguin She also leaves many cousins nieces nephews and numerous devoted friends EmkenLinton Terry Hadley SANTA FE Mr Terry Hadley passed from this life Sunday evening January 8 1995 at his residence while in his 57th year Born March 11 1937 in Miamisburg Ohio Mr Hadley had been a lifelong resident of Santa Fe He had been a mem ber of the Ironworkers Local 135 and had retired in 1984 after 28 years of service His memberships also include the Take Your Time when choosing the one memorial arrangement that stands for eternity We at Ott Monument Works will not rush you in this important decision As a fifth generation firm and being Texas oldest memorial establishment we are qualified to assist you in creating this special tribute Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3789 of Santa Fe Survivors include his sons and daughtersinlaw Terry Wade and Virginia Hadley Germany Dick and Laurie Hadley Santa Fe Gerald and Sharon Hadley Santa Fe brother Paul Hadley Santa Fe sisters Inga Cain Friendswood Donna Puckett Santa Fe Peggy Johnson Hemet CA Charlene Mailloux Jasper and seven grand children Funeral services will be con ducted AM Thursday in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home Pastor Alan Splawn offi ciating Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitch cock Casketbearers will be John Clark Jerrell David Winton Dickey Donald Kinney Fred Nelson Rusty Rothermel and Robert Webber Friends may call from 68 PM Today at Hayes Funeral Home 10412 Highway 6 9253501 Hayes Funeral Home Joseph C Stephens Joseph C BooBoo Stephens age 52 died Tuesday January 10 1995 at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas He was born May 27 1942 in Galveston Texas He had been a newspaper pressman and for mer employee of Galveslon County Daily News and Houston Post and active member of Houston Newspaper Printing Pressman Union There will be a Memorial Service in the Chapel of James Crowder Funeral Home In La Marque at Thursday evening with Rev John De Forke offici ating Survivors include two daugh ters and sonsinlaw Leanne and John Hatfield of Pasadena and Deanna Lynn and Steve Jackson of Galveston one son Michael Joseph Stephens of Hitchcock two sisters and broth ersinlaw Donna Robert Wil son of Palacios Texas and Shirley and Paul Danesi of Galveston three grandchildren Christopher Jackson Cody Jackson Thomas Hatfield and nieces and nephews also sur vive Friends may call at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque from until Thursday evening Janu ary 12 1995 James Crowder Funeral Home La Marque Janette Faye Sheets LEAGUE CITY Janette Faye Sheets 46 passed away Tuesday January 10 1995 at her residence She was born OTT MONUMENT 928 Broadway Galveston 7638518 Texas Ave La Marque 9388170 r Before you make any funeral arrangements consider the advantages of The Mksion Plan inflationproof funcinl plnn All PRENEEDS ARE NOT CREATED You deserve to know the difference For Details Contact Fred J Sweeney General Manager EA MacBclh Funeral Director Family Owned and Operated Since 1902 FUNERAL HOME MbflM proof mom tM w h pmhxwl If you boy now year price wB not heron t December 24 1948 in Lake Charles LA She is survived by her hus band Bradford James Sheets son Joshua Louis Sheets daughter Jacqueline Beth Sheets all of League City broth ers Anthony Richard Votava of Lake Charles LA and James Dennis Spell of Sulphur LA sis ter Roxie Lynette Buroughs of Westlake LA and twin sister Joan Gayle Rosteet of Lake Charles LA mother and father inlaw Mary Elizabeth and Clay Sheets Jr of Clear Lake four nieces four nephews Funeral services will be Wednesday January 11 1995 at Jack Rowe Cathedral Chapel with Rev Jack Haberer offici ating Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery Jack Rowe Funeral Home Herbert Lee Richter Sr GALVESTON Herbert Lee Richter 86 died Sunday January 8 1995 at Heartland Health Care Center in Austin Mr Richter was born Janu ary 27 1908 in Galveston He retired in 1975 from the U S Army Corps of Engineers as a District Comptroller Mr Richter also worked as a Public Accoun tant Following his retirement he worked for the United Way in Galveston He was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Galveston and life long resident of Galveston Coun ty Funeral services will be held Thursday January 12 1995 at at Westminster Pres byterian Church with Rev C 0 Magee officiating Visitation will be held Thursday at the Church from until ser vice time Visitation will be from 5 to 8 Wednesday January at Malloy Son Funer al Home Survivors are son Herbert Lee Richter Jr of Austin sis ters Nell Louise Stewart of Fort Worth and Lillian Reynolds of Atlanta Georgia grandsons Michael Richter of Fort Worth and Patrick Richter of Dallas Pallbearers will be Michael Richter Patrick Richter Gerald Murff Ash Ayers Herbert F Hays Louis Chandler and Robert Chandler Malloy Son Funeral Home Kate Calder Pauls HOUSTON Kate Calder Pauls great granddaughter of the President of Mir abeau B Lamar died January 8 1995 Mrs Pauls the widow of the late Louis Edward Pauls was a native Galvestonian a graduate of Ball High School and the University of Texas 213400 Founded in 1842 Texas Oldest Newspaper Dedicated lo the growth and pro gress of Galveston and all of Gal veston County Published every morning by Galveston Newspapers 8522 Teichman Road Box 628 Galveston Texas 77553 Second class postage paid at Galveston Texas The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use or republication of all the local news of spontaneous origin printed in this newspaper Subscription rates by carrier per month by mail S204 per year any where in the continental United States per year outside the United States Telephone 409 7443611 409 9867711 The County Daily News wel comes letters to the editor which should be limrred to 150 words where she was a member of PI BETA PHI Sorority She belonged to the Daughters of the Republic of Texas The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Texas The Magna Charta Dames The Junior League of Houston and the River Oaks Country Club She was active in historical restoration and preservation having held board positions on the Galveston County Historical Committee and the Galveston Historical Foundation She was a Fellow of the William Temple Foundation of Galveston After her hus bands death she moved to Houston Mrs Pauls is survived by a daughter Kate Myer Ledbetter and husband Dale sons Ster ling Myer III Robert Calder Myer and wife Kathlene eight grandchildren Robert C Myer Jr and wife Kimberly Dudley Woodward Myer Martha Myer Timothy Sterling Myer Emily Ledbetter Benz and husband Captain Mark Benz Michael Wyatt Ledbetter Jen nifer Ann Ledbetter and Matthew Fonville Ledbetter three great grandchildren Theresa Joy Benz Jonathan Mark Benz and Robert Calder Myer III three step children Louis Edward Pauls Suzanne Pauls McClure and husband Nat Eleanor Pauls nine step grandchildren She is also survived by her sisterin law Mrs Bruce C Billingsley and by two nephews Robert Bruce Calder of Dallas and Howard Cook Calder of Boerne Friends are invited to visita tion with the family from until on Tuesday January 10 1995 in the Sette gastKopf Drawing Room Funeral Services will be held at on Wednesday Jan uary 11 1995 at St John The Divine Episcopal Church 2450 River Oaks Blvd with the Rev Laurens A Hall and the Rev John Caskey officiating Inter ment will follow in Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons Honorary pall bearers will be Phillip A Masquelette Robert Bruce Calder and Howard Cook Calder In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to St John The Divine Episcopal Church Trinity Church 2216 Ball Galveston Texas 77550 The William Temple Founda tionGalveston 427 Market Galveston Texas 77550 or a charity of choice The SettegastKopf Co Obituaries Obituaries are a paid feature of The Galveston County Daily News For information about the costs and how to submit an obituary call 409 7443611 or 409 9867711 Ext 275 The deadline for obituaries Monday through Friday is 4 Funeral home arrangement notices will be accepted until 5 weekdays On Saturdays and Sundays obituaries will be accepted by phone from 4 to 5 or by fax until 5 Obituaries placed by individuals must have written verification of arrangements by an independent source and must be paid in advance MasterCard and Visa are accepted Families and funeral homes are urged to ensure that information is accurate and all names are spelled correctly The Daily News assumes no responsibility for inaccurate informa tion provided to us The Daily News is not responsible for lost or damaged photos ;