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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 24, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Obituaries — SHARP Helen G. Sharp of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at her residence at the age of 91 years. Mrs. Sharp was born on Aug. 13, 1911, in Hamburg, Iowa, to Odin Stephens and Carrie (Yager) Stephens. Mrs. Sharp married Harold Sharp in 1931 at Grant City, Mo. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels. Mrs. Sharp was preceded in death by her husband, GONZALES Amparo Gonzales of New Braunfels, Tbxas, rejoined the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 3 p.m. She is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Gonzales, and three children, Adelberto Gonzales, Maria Elena Menehaca, and Maria del Carmen Garza. She is survived by three CANTU Lazaro R. Cantu, 81, of New Braunfels, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at the Kirkwood Manor. Visitation was Wednesday board of directors had a meeting at a retreat in October “and decided to keep to our vision statement and abide by our bylaws.” ‘‘She resigned,” Camacho said without further elaboration. When asked if Phillips was forced out, Dasher said she wasn’t sure what to say. “I’m not sure if I want to say anything about that. I’m not sure if she was forced out or if it was a consensus of personal and professional conflicts. Susan saw things going one way and the other person saw things going another way. In any organization there must be unity,” she said. Dasher praised Phillips. “I think the foundation laid by Susan is a good foundation. It’s a good organization and it has a good purpose and Susan will be missed. Its a sad moment when there’s this type of conflict. Hopefully, we can all move forward.” Phillips also said she was leaving the women’s chamber board because she wants to be involved in the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, the Republican Women’s club, her church from ll a.m. to 9 p.m. at Zoeller Funeral Home with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. There will be a procession departing the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2003, for a IO a.m. Mass and to spend more time with her daughter, who’s involved in amateur theater, and her son, who’s soon to graduate from high school. Phillips questioned the need for a women’s chamber when tensions have eased between the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the women’s chamber. Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Inc. President Michael Meek, who offered a “no comment" when asked what he thought of Phillips’ resignation, said he’d welcome Phillips’ participation in the Greater Chamber. “That’s great," he said. “Susan’s been a member in the past. We have 2,040 members and we d love to have her on the team. We have lots to do and membership is open to anyone.” Phillips said she would maintain her ties with the women’s chamber, “just not on a board level,” She said calling a women’s networking group a chamber and excluding men from it were two mistake's she made. She alae) said she doesn’t see th<* women’s chamber grow- at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of: Zoeller Funeral Home mg and feels it should focus on networking and inclusion of men. Women’s chamber President Beverly Krock, who said the group did include men, would not comment on Phillip’s resignation. “Since we do not have a formal resignation, we cannot comment at this time," Krock said. Phillips, who said she was not forced out, said she was resigning to “do the right thing for the board.” She claimed she would probably be back on the board of directors within eight months when the board has elections. Women’s chamber Interim Membership Committee Chair linda Lange said she was reluctant to talk about Phillips’ leaving and would do so, along with Krock, when Phillips’ resignation letter was in her hands. “Until we have it writing, her resignation is hearsay,” Lange said. “I want her to follow through in writing if she intends to resign. But there was no ultimatum. And I’m very sad about her resigning. Shes an assot to the group." “We’re cleaning tretches of road, parks, inner-city community centers, beach areas," Hauler said I Ie and his associates have raised money for t h« * charity by selling T-shirts, which are also being sold on the charity’s Web site, www.yardmatt.coni. and at clean-up events He and he el ow helped th ret-dozen firefighters the mayor and city council mein hers clean up the Firefighter Memorial Park in Los Vegas. In Phoenix, his group cleaned up an area full of cinder blocks and syringes that the city donated Iii San Antonio, Hauter and his crew cleaned up a stretch along Hay Street Bridge, where the cit v i looking to put m a hike and ped** ti tan path. His next destination is Houston, where he ll (dean up a park, cut it. grass, and take care of its lawn. Cleaning up the environment is a central part of Hauler’s life. The Sierra Club member said he’s been a "big environmental guy' for a long time. He believes in a beaut iful, clean country* “ Keep America Beautiful' has statistics that show that cleaner, more beautiful com rn uni ties are safer for our children,” Hauler said. Clean, beautiful communities often have less drugs and crime. Being a father himself, Hauter understands the importance of making communities better places for children. “It feels really good to be a part of something like that,” he said "I want to teach my kids ii they’re passionate about something, they need to get involved with it. Ii would siH'in hypocritical that if presented with an oppor tunity to make a small difference, that I would not do it ” Hauter still believes he will arrive in New York at the expected time. “I think by the time we get to Dallas on Sunday, we should be all caught up,” he said. He said bis fellow Yard-Man crewmen, Tim Egan and (’had Cook, have enjoyed thi* trip through central and south Texas. “I think the camaraderie and just being with all the guys and taking a vacation away from home have been the most fun about the trip,” Cook said. "We’ve had a real good experience, and at the same time, we know its for a good cause.” “We get lo see all the towns, Egan said. "The weather's good to US. The days go by quick.” Find out each morning with the HerakhZeitung. For more information or to subscribe call 625-9144 today. Nkw Braunfels Hfrald-Zeitung PHILLIPS/From 1A League of Women Voters candidate forums The League of Women Voters-Comal Area hosts candidate forums this week in Bulverde and Garden Ridge. ■ The Garden Ridge forum starts at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Garden Ridge City Hall, 9357 Schoenthal Road. Comal I SD District 7 trustee candidates Randall HATrc    Pawelek, NU I C5    Leslie I I I I I r    Sutton- Mil*    William Swint have been invited to participate. During the forum each can didate will be allowed to make a short introductory presentation and then address written questions from the audience that have been screened for variety, duplication and adherence to the policy that all questions must be addressable by all candidates. There will be time before and after the forum to visit with the candidates. Do you suffer from heartburn symptoms more than twice a week? Do you have a family history of colon cancer? Are you unsure of the latest colon cancer screening guidelines? It you answered yes to any of these questions, then join us April 24 from 1-5 for the Central Texas Ambulatory Endoscopy Center’s Open House Meet the physicians A ask questions Get information on colon cancer, acid reflux, and other GI disorders Learn about tests to detect these diseases Tour the facility A I RM . program brought to you by your hometown Gantruenterology of San Marcos-New Braunfels* Luling-Lockhart Serving your (iastroentetology needs 24/7 since IWL In conjunction with the San Marcos Health Fair At BOS Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX For additional information please visit or call (512)754-8676 Heartburn (GI RD) can lead to chronic cough, swallowing problems, and even esophageal cancer, an early FGD and Kx can prevent these F-arly colorectal cancer screening colonoscope saves lives antuThursday, April 24, 2003 — I IeRALD-ZkITUNG — Page 3A sons and their wives, Juan and Vicenta Gonzales, Lorenzo and Susana Gonzales and Manuel and Feliz Gonzales Jr. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation begins at noon on Thursday, April 24, 2003, with the rosary at 7 p.m., both at Puente and Son’s Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest on Friday, April 25, 2003, begininng with a Mass at Holy Family Church at noon, burial immediately following at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetary. The family asks that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to Vista Care Hospice of San Antonio, 5815 Callaghan #102, San Antonio, Texas 78228. K. JESSIE SLATEN/Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels firefighters practice swift water rescue techniques Thursday afternoon at the Prince Solms tube chute. RECORD/From 1A Harold Sharp, on June 30, 1987; brother, George Stephens; and by both of her parents. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Andreas, and son-in-law, Paul Andreas; grandchildren, Michael J. Andreas, Connie Spearman, Carrie, and Michael Reynolds, Chris and Ronnie Delavan; greatgrandchildren, Jon Paul and Melisa Boucher, Bradley C. Boucher, Nicolas, Kelsey, Jessica Spearman, and Shelby Delavan; great-great- grandchildren, Bradly and Mia Boucher; niece, Dorothy Jane Linde. Visitation will be held on today from 5 to 9 p.m. Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 25, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with the Reverend Harold Sass-man officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hope Hospice of New Braunels. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home River rescue training Your vote counts lf you can't attend Pedernales Electric's Annual Membership Meeting on June 21, 2003, send in your proxy. Voting by proxy allows your vote to be counted in the election of directors and advisory directors. Return it by June 13 to be eligible to win one of many cash prizes ranging from $50 to $1,000. Don't delay — mail your proxy today. PEDERNALES ELECTRIC your Power Profemonals 1*888 *554 *4732 t ;