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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 21, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday, January 21, 2003 — Herald-ZeTtung — Page 3A Obituaries MLK DAY/From 1A WEBER Mrs. Ewald J. Weber, nee Myrtle Lee Durst, of New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Fredericksburg, Texas, passed away in New Braunfels Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the age of 77 years. Mrs. Weber is survived by four daughters, Dorothy and husband Frank Schmidtzin-sky of Fredericksburg, Evelyn and husband Joseph Kohn of New Braunfels, Julie and husband Keith MacKil-lican of New Braunfels and Lori and husband Frank Grabs of New Braunfels; four sons, Daniel and wife Laurie Weber of Canyon Lake, David and wife Mary Weber of McQueeny, Mark and wife Kathy Weber of New Braunfels and Walter and wife Beth Weber of Seguin; 20 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two sisters, Stella, Mrs. Norman Feuge of Fredericksburg, and Willie Mae, Mrs. Floyd Friedrich of Ker- VALADEZ Mr. Jesus Valadez passed away Jan. 19, 2003, at the age of 73. A rosary will be recited at 7;30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at the Morales Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003; Mass at 8 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church with burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. The funeral will depart the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. for mass at Our Lady of Perpet- rville; five brothers, Gilbert and wife Renii Durst, Elgin and wife Ella Mea Durst, Woodrow and wife Ethlyn Durst, Veiner and wife Florence Durst, all of Fredericksburg, and Seddie and wife Margaret Durst of Tow, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at IO a.m. in the Chapel of the Schaetter Funeral Home in Fredericksburg, with Glen Durst officiating. Interment in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery in Fredericksburg, Texas. Those who so desire may make memorial contributions in her memory to the St. Mary’s Church, or to the charity of their choice. Visitation for Mrs. Myrtle Durst Weber began Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, afternoon at 4 p.m. in the Schaetter Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. Schaetter Funeral Home ual Help Church. Mr. Valadez is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Josefina Morales of New Braunfels, Mrs. Isaura Guerrero of New Braunfels and Mrs. Gloria Wells of California; two brothers, Gustavo Valadez and Miguel Valadez, both of New Braunfels; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Joe Beche Morales, Jimmy Valadez, David Guerrero, Rudy Garcia, Mark Valadez and Tony Valadez. Morales Funeral Home TIME TO ACT/From 1A part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that runs projects designed to protect natural resources such as soil and rivers. It is the agency that oversaw the Guadalupe River cleanup after the October 1998 flood. Hornseth said the NRCS was asked when the project was designed to incorporate methods for bringing latecomers into the cleanup if they later wished. “If someone who hasn’t still wants to sign up, they need to contact the city engineer or me,” Hornseth said. Permission forms, he said, could be downloaded from his Web site, Click on “License and Consent form.” Hornseth said the form Dispatch ^Investigating death Comal County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a man at the Guadalupe River early Monday. No details were released, but the man reportedly died at the base of the new Guadalupe River bridge on Spring Branch road just after midnight. ►Armed robbery New Braunfels police are looking for a pair of young men who robbed a convenience store Friday night. The Pit Stop Food Mart of scholarship. “Do you think Martin Luther King ever stopped learning? Do you think he ever said, ‘I know enough’?’ “No,” the students replied. So they talked of their own dreams along that line — going to school, getting good grades, not dropping out. Then they talked about what King meant to them. Jeremy Sharpe said, “He changed things to where all the black people don’t have to sit in the back.” When asked what King’s most important accomplishment was, Robert Morales said, “Helping people.” And to Lexus Crayton, the importance of King? “That one speech,” she said. Down the street at Frazier Elementary, second graders in Diane Winkel-mann’s class read a King biography written at their reading level. They also found out what a biography was. “They’re doing their own biographies,” Winkelmann explained. Then they talked about the “I Have a Dream” speech, tried writing dreams of their own on paper clouds, and made must be notarized before it is turned in. In New Braunfels, District 4 City Council member Robert Kendrick Monday urged city residents who own riverfront property to sign on to the clean up if they haven’t already. “I think it’s extremely unporta nt to get the word out,” he said. Kendrick urged anyone who wishes to be involved with any of the city’s flooding cleanup efforts to call City Engineer Mike Short at 608-2100, ext. 224. “They need to ensure their name is on the list,” Kendrick said. NRCS crews cannot cross or work on private property, except in the riverbed, without landowner permission. located at Ruekle Road and Interstate 35 was robbed at ll p.m. by two suspects described as Hispanic men in their early 20s. A New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said the pair walked into the convenience store during the shift change and demanded money. One of the men had a handgun, police report. They were last seen on foot, running toward Interstate 35 with an unreleased amount of cash. 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The buses were placed on the walls of the hallway, traveling in one direction, with the clouds above them, representing children of all races having one thing in common — dreams. Winkelmann said that the kids were learning the power of dreams by learning how King’s dreams were realized by integration. “Just like he was able to do things for the world, theres no reason they can’t,” Winkelmann said. DRY COMAL/From 1A for the city and for all of the people who live anywhere near the Dry Comal Creek,” Cork said. “Th be able to turn this from a suggestion to workers on the ground so quickly takes great cooperation between the county and the city. I’m glad we were able to accomplish it and I should really commend Ken Fiedler and the chamber’s Natural Resources Committee. This is a win for everyone involved.” Rusty Brockman of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Inc., said the project was first suggested after the October 1998 flood, and then was raised again this past year by the Natural Resources Committee. “Some of those folks have had this idea for a long time,” Brockman said. “We had committee members who jumped on it. We feel Uke we have a real winner here. What a great example of how the city, the county, the state and the chamber can all work together to achieve a worthwhile goal.” Scheel said that what made the project come together was Jack Colley, the state’s coordinator for the Division of Emergency Management. “I can’t say enough about how Jack Colley has supported this county during and after the July flood,” Scheel said. “We talked about this project after the 1998 flood, but it was too large. We had no people or financial resources to do it. “If we had to provide the labor for this operation, it would cost us millions of dollars,” Scheel said. Colley took an interest in the project and recommended that the Kyle inmates be given the opportunity to do the job. “He suggested it, and we said, ‘marvelous,’” Scheel said. The Dry Comal Creek project is tied to a series of flood-control projects the city and county have been working on since the 1998 flood. Scheel envisions a series of five flood-control dams in the Dry Comal and Guadalupe River watersheds he hopes will break the back of a future 500- or 100-year flood event. “We have to keep working on this, especially with ‘100-year’ floods seeming to come along every four years,” the county judge said. Cost estimates for till five of the flood-control projects run to $50 million. So far, the “We talked about this project after the 1998 flood, but it was too large. We had no people or financial resources to do it. If we had to provide the labor for this operation, it would cost us millions of dollars" — Danny Scheel County judge Federal Emergency Management Agency has earmarked $4.5 million toward the first flood-control structure, which will be built on the Dry Comal near Solms. The county is now working to acquire the property for that dam. Monday, Scheel invited Dry Comal Creek property owners to attend the beginning of the project to talk about what would be done and see the inmate crews in action. A number of property owners showed up. Scheel said he needs permission to get the work done on private property — and he needs it soon, now that the workers are here. Rudy Seidel owns the creek bed property located between the LORA power plant on luanda Street and the Education Center, formerly New Braunfels High School, on Mill Street. “It’ll help everybody along the creek and in the middle of town," he said. “You see that stuff they’re piling up? 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We promise you an interesting, informative and unique presentation LUNCH Every Tuesday 11:30 AM H TA fill f L IftUflttt Catering Provided by: hwiirtMi Obkg IIC Advanced heetmq eau* MVIIX IHI G I I L L % with th* attention you deserve 158.3 Common Street #100 New Braunfels, TX 78130 Local: (830)627-8660 Toll Free: (866)627-8660 SEAN BOWLIN/Heraid-Zeitung Odesi Serrata, 6, Amanda Paredez, 7, Destin Preiss, 6, and Trevor Luckemeyer, 6, first graders at Goodwin Primary School, pose with a book about Dr. Martin Luther King illustrating his message that only love can overcome hate. \ ;