New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 25, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas
Sunday, December 25, 2005 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3A
REY A. LEOS
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life—John 3:16.
Hey A. Leos, born September 15, 1951 in Seguin, Texas went to be with our Lord on December 20, 2005 at the age of 54. I Ie was preceded in death by his brother,
Ruben A. Leos. Rey is survived by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Domingo & Juanita l^?os, Sr.; brothers, Domingo and wife Janie Leos of San Antonio, Texas, Robert and daughter Lialonnie & Johnny; sisters, Laurie Hart and family of Washington, Pennsylvania, Lupe and husband Joe Rivera and family of Wharton, Texas, Ofelia and husband Javier Pina and family, Beatrice and husband Julian Gomez, Sr. and family; 9 nephews, 5 nieces, 9 great nephews, 6 great nieces, and Godchild Lialonnie Leos.
Rey was a loving and car-ing son, brother, uncle, Godfather and friend. Ile will be missed a great deal and as he would like for us to remember him saying, “I still look good” with a snap.
Rey spent a great deal of his life in los Angeles where he worked in the account
ing department at the Friars Club, and worked along side many famous legends. He also loved the Disco Era, The Supremes, Tina Turner and Diana Ross. His family wishes to express our deep gratitude to the many friends and family who shared our grief with us. Your prayers and words of kindness are worth more than we can say. Thank you. I Us cremated remains will be scattered in Los Angeles as his last request.
Visitation with family is Tuesday December 27,2005 at Puente & Sons from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Holy Rosary and Chapel service at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements with;
Puente & Sons
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William Leslie, 80 years, went to be with our Lord on December 19,2005. Bill was born on March 27, 1925 in Seagraves, Texas. He spent most of his childhood in San Angelo and San Antonio where he graduated from Alamo Heights High School. Then he joined the U.S. Navy and served in Naval Intelligence. After the Navy, Bill went to California to become a actor. I here he graduated from the Pasade
na Playhouse where he performed in approx. 35 stage productions. In 1952, he married Marjorie Wilson and they had 3 children. Mr. Leslie enjoyed a long successful acting career in Hollywood. Over the years he appeared in 26 major motion pictures with numerous stars including Tyrone Power, Maureen O’Hara, John Wayne, William Holden, Spencer Tracy, Ronald Reagan, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, James Gamer, etc. I Ie was also under contract to three major studios and appeared in numerous TV shows and commercials. Mr. l^eslie also enjoyed making TV commercials with son, David. In 1968 he moved back to Texas where he opened and ran a successful preschool for many years. Several years later when the school sold he moved to New Braunfels and retired. Bill was a friendly, likeable, people person who never lost his love of acting whether that he telling stories to children, teaching drama classes or performing in a local theatre. I Ie was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Braunfels, Texas for many years. Bill is survived by his daughter, Cynthia I look and husband
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Tom of Apple Valley, CA.; his son, David Leslie of New Braunfels; five grandchildren, Christopher Hook. Cassandra Hook and Ryan I look of Apple Valley, David Leslie and Miles Leslie of Los Angeles, CA.; sister, Delona Foester and husband Curtis of Port Lavaca, TX. a stepsister, Roya Singleton and husband lid of I lollister, CA I Ie was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Berta and Royal Reiss of New Braunfels; father, Lloyd Butts of San Angelo, TX and a daughter, Catherine Leslie of CA. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel. The services will conclude in the chapel. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, 733 Cross St., New Braunfels, Texas 78130
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GILBERT H. DONSBACH
Gilbert IL Donsbach, 81, of Seguin, passed away December 21, 2005. The funeral will be Tuesday, December 27,2005 at 10:00 a.m. in Goetz Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. James C. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
Visitation will be at Goetz Funeral Home on Monday, December 26,2005 from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
Mr. Donsbach was born September 12, 1924 in Kingsbury to Henry and Clara (Baumert) Donsbach. On March 22,1952 he married Dorothy Woelke. I Ie was an honorary life member of the Disabled American Veterans, member ofVFW Post 9213 and American Legion Hist 245.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Donsbach of
Seguin; daughter Karen Ann Dieter! and husband Clinton of New Braunfels; son Paul Henry Donsbach and wife Diane of Seguin; grandsons Jason Paul Bloch of Seguin, and Cody and Cory Dieted of New Braunfels; granddaughter* Nicole Elyse, Kelsey Anne and Cady Renee Donsbach, all of Seguin; sister Elsie Stautzen berger of Kingsbury and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Donsbach was pieced ed in death by his parents, I leu ry and Clara Donsbach; sistei I Iertha Schulle, brother Edgar Donsbach and granddaughter Lauren Marie Donsbach. Pall bearers are Walter Bargefrede. Jr., Daniel Stautzenberger, Albert Menu, Fred Stautzenberger, Ronnie Rust, Ernest I lartman, Jr. I lonorarv beat ers are Ernest I lartman, Sr. and Terry Stautzenberger. Memorials may be made to a charity ()f one’s choice. Arrangements by Goetz Funeral I lome.
DOROTHY MAE DOWNS
Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral I lome for Dorothy Mac Downs, age 81 years. She is survived by two daughters, Susan Glasscock and husband Robert of Runge, Texas and Nancy I lodges of Canyon Lake,Texas; grandchildren, Cristi Baskerville, Erik I lodges, Ethan I lodges and Shawn Glasscock; great-grandchildren, Crislyn, Jeryka, Calab and Idcia mid was preceded in death by her husband Pat I )owns.
Mr. and Mrs. Downs owned and operated Pats Record ( en ter in Littlefield, Texas from 1955 until 1982.
A Memorial Service will be conducted on Wednesday. I )ecerI ilx*r 28,2(X)5 at 10:00 a.i n. at the Zoeller Funeral Home. Services will conclude at tin funeral home.
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