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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 9, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas | Thursday, June 9, 2011 | 3 rVDTT'T T A F) TT1Ui511 U AivlrjHOW TO SUBMIT AN OBITUARY ■ By Email ohit^herald mtung com ■ By Telephone -Call625 9144 ext 207(Saturday exl 2211 Obituaries are paid advertisements TODAY’S SERVICE ■ KUPPERS, Elaine. Graveside service, 2 p.m., Woodlawn Garden of Memories. ■ WISDOM, Emma Visitation, 5-8 p.m., Zoeller Funeral Home. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE To comment on obituaries or to read comments made by others, visit Emma Kathryn Wisdom Mrs. Emma Kathryn Wisdom, born Sept. 16, 1913, in San Antonio, TX, passed away )une 8th, 2011 at Eden Hill Community in New Braunfels, TX, after enjoying a beautiful life of nearly 98 years. Emma was preceded in death by her parents Capt. Carl Frey and Mrs. Gertrude Frey Sabo; her stepfather Master Sergeant Opal W. (Sally) Boyd Opal W. (Sally) Boyd passed away at Christus-Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels the morning of Tuesday, june 7, 2011, after a brief illness. Sally was unexpectedly called into the kingdom of our Lord to rejoin those many friends and family members who preceded her in death. She was bom in Biloxi, MS on November 10th, 1935, to james W. laugh, loved movies, loved and Ruth A. Brewer. She moved as a young bride to San Antonio, TX in 1952 and lived in Corpus Christi and Kerrville, TX. Prior to permanently settling in New Braunfels in 1983. She was baptized in 1944, and held true to her beliefs throughout her life and now rests comfortably and peacefully in the presence of our Lord. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, H. E. (Gene) Boyd; son, Larry Tucke, and his wife, Sheryl, of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Tamara (Tammy) Ramsey, and her husband, John, of Georgetown, TX; step-son Gene (Buddy) Boyd and his wife Sara of Reno, NV. She is also survived by 3 brothers, j. E. (Gene) Brewer and his wife, Barbara Jean of Wiggins, MS; W. E. (Bill) Brewer and his wife, Paula, of New Braunfels; and J. W. (Jay) Brewer and his wife, Susan, also of New Braunfels. She was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Margaret (Doay) England of Kerrville. Her life was further blessed bv the love of 7 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. Sally was employed by Standard Casualty Insurance of New Braunfels for over 28 years, working as a Claims Supervisor until the time of her death. She to dance, and was a very talented roller-skater and avid bowler. Sally was a genuinely warm, outgoing person and friend too many. She never met a stranger and had a wonderful way of making everyone in her presence feel welcome and special. She was a wonderfully supportive wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, and friend. She touched the lives and brought a smile and laughter to many, many of those who were blessed to know her. Her absence will leave a tremendous void in our lives and she will be deeply missed. The family would like to thank the doctors who ministered to her for their compassionate care and concern and also the hospital medical staff. A special thanks to the Cardio Intensive Care unit nurse. Visitation will be Friday, June 10th, 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Zoeller Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends. Services will be Saturday, June 11th, 2011, at 9:30 am in the Zoeller Funeral Home chapel, with interment to follow at Hill Country Memorial Gardens. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations Alexander Sabo and six brothers and sisters. She married Tom Wisdom, Sr. on May 29th, 1931 and enjoyed over fifty years of marriage. Tom, Sr. died in 1983. Their son, Capt. Jesse A. Wisdom died serving our country in February 1970. She is survived by her son, Tom Wisdom, Jr. and wife Judy of Blanco, Texas, daughter-in-law Joyce and husband, Lee Johnson of San Antonio, and four grandchildren: Tony Wisdom of New Braunfels, Katy Parker of New Braunfels, Terry Cass of Cibolo and Robin Law of Lake Placid and their respective spouses. Also, six great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and a wealth of friends and fam-ily. She will be greatly missed by all. Emma and Tom were married in San Antonio, just before the great depression. Learning to live within their means was a strong lesson that carried over throughout her life. They moved to New Braunfels in July 1945. This was home for the Wisdoms. Emma was active in PTA at Lamar and New Braunfels Junior High. She cared for her family and enjoyed a wonderful social life bowling at the Social Club, playing bridge, as a member of the Gay Forties Club and the was a loved joyful person who life! She loved to DíRBify 615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 Mexico asks Texas to soften travel alerts SAN ANTONIO (AP) Mexico says most of the country is safe, and wants Texas to stop telling tourists otherwise. The head of Mexico's state-run tourism board met with Texas officials Wednesday to try to prevent more broad, ominous-sounding bulletins such as one released in March, when the Texas Department of Public Safety bluntly told vacationers, "Avoid traveling to Mexico during Spring Break and stay alive." Rodolfo Lopez-Negrete, of the Mexico Tourism Board, concedes that there are border cities that remain dan gerous and should be avoided. He wants Texas to stop generalizing about the entire country. "We believe that these travel alerts are too broad-based and making very blind statements about Mexico that do not reflect the reality," Lopez-Negrete said. •PFRivtrCrcst <5    1    omily    IXpuUil, p.a. Read our Blog: “Like” us on Facebook: \ Vatch us on YouTube: rivcrcrestdental 830.625.7611 1280 E. Common St. New Braunfels.Tx A renew win Ninni Equipping the Saints LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Friday 7pm I Saturday 7pm Sunday 9am & 11am Chiles Sinpsin -AN! Si. Pistir Terry Kniriten Elks Ladies Club. She worked at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Fcirk for over 25 years. Sne always had time for others. She was a Red Cross Volunteer at McKenna and Christus Santa Rosa Hospital for over 20 years, retiring in 2008. She set a wonderful example for subsequent family members to follow. She was a member of the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church. Eden Hill was her residence and her extended family. She was getting out her fancy evening clothes for the Eden Hill Gala when she fell and broke her hip. Emma Wisdom loved life and loved her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be at Zoeller Funeral Home Thursday, )une 9th at 5PM-8PM. Funeral Services will be at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, Friday, June 10th at 10AM followed by interment at Guadalupe Memorial Park following the service. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be considered for the new Wellness Center at Eden Hill Community, 631 Lake-view, New Braunfels, TX 78130. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations Adela Rodriguez Atenza Adela Rodriguez Atenza was called Home lay the Lord to become one of his angels on May 19, 2011 in New Braunfels, Texas. She was born on June 1, 1939 in Ozona, Texas. Her parents Enrique Rodriguez and Sotela (Hernandez) pre< eded her in death. Survivors ini lude her husband of 32 years, Adolfo Atenza, her beloved dogs, Julius and Suga, sis ters Velma Starsky of Fontana, California, Connie Tedder of Austin, Texas, Tillie Sherman of Friday Harbor, Washington, along with numerous niet es, nephews as well as grand-nieces and grandnqihews, cousins ana church family. Adela was known as "Dee" not only to her fam-ily, but to numerous friends as well. She never met a person whom sht known each other for years. Adela was a spec ial person that was truly loved by many. She lived her life to the fullest every day and was very generous with not only her time but her heart as well. Adela also lived every day for the Lord. She will truly be missed by all of us, espei ially the "Roques" and will live on in our hearts forever. ZOELLER FUNERALHOME 1 unerafci & C rematimi* did not engage in a conversation with and made them feel like they had Joignit y 618 landa, New Braunfels (830) 623-2.349 Some aerial fireworks banned D'BP>‘y 615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 HOUSTON (AP) Fourth of July celebrations in drought-stricken parts of Texas will lye a bit muted this year, as many local governments are banning the use of bottle rockets and some other aerial fireworks because of the risk of sparking wildfires. Outdoor burn bans in effect Wednesday in 193 of the state's 254 counties left little room for the chance of unintended fires by individuals playing with fireworks. The Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday banned the sale or use of skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins. The ban, which affects unincorporated parts of Harris County, took effect immediately. Fireworks are not legal in the city of Houston, which sits in Harris County. The Bexar County Commission, meeting Tuesday in San Antonio, also banned the sale of the two aerial products.. Commissioners in Taylor County, in Abilene, also voted to ban the sale and use of aerial fireworks in all unincorporated areas of the West Texas county until drought conditions subside. A dozen Taylor County volunteer fire department chiefs were asked about whether a ban was necessary. The sale and use of consumer fireworks is banned until July 3 in unincorporated areas of Tom Green County. SIERRA BLANCA (AP) Marijuana possession will cost Nelson $787 Country legend and avowed marijuana aficionado Willie Nelson will be fined $787 by a West Texas court for marijuana possession charges. That the 78-year-old Nelson can send the $500 fine and $287 court costs by mail. In March, Bramblett had suggested that County Judge Becky Dean-Walker had ordered Nelson to perform "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain" in court. At the time, Dean-walker said Bramblett's suggestion was a "joke that got out of hand." Heart of Texas Cremations Direct Cremation $775.00 (Complete) 877-271-0507 Call or see website for details The___ meetingai NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS BUDGET AND PROPOSED TAX RATE tmtaXMHXtoz'.t Scnoot Qsmr** « K> p m . Hh**» í*0 ZOU    HT    B**<*>»»« >♦ will hold a public < Com». « V, w mo aoooi t.»i    The    purpose    of    this    meeting    is    to discuss the school district's budget that will determine the tax rate that will be adopted. Public participation in the discussion is invited. The tax rate that is ultimately adopted at this meeting or at a separate m*~ting at a later date may not exceed the proposed rate shown below unless the district publishes a revised not..: e containing the same information and comparisons set out below and holds another pubh< meeting to discuss the revised notice Maintenance Tax School Debt Service Tax Approved by Local Voters i Pi» /$* oo (Proposed rate for maintenance and operations) » 1 OO (proposed rate to pay bonded indebtedness) Comparison of Proposed Budget with Li The applicable percentage increase or decrease lor difference) in the amount budgeted in the preceding fiscal year and the amount budgeted for the fiscal year that begins during the current tax year is indicated for each of the following expenditure categories Maintenance and operations Debt service Total expenditures _9fe increase _% increase 'Mi increase _9fc (decrease) (decrease) % (decrease) Total Aepr«l*»dyatwe and Total Taxable valu« (as calculated under Section 26.04, Tax Code) Total appraised value* of all property Total appraised value* of new property** Total taxable value*** of all property Total taxable value*** of new property** Preceding Tax Year $    »*.004.470 $    _____3 -OÍM7? 13* *    * Appraised valu*" a tbc amount ihown on the appra<*a* roll and cfrfi««d by Section 1 04(8) Taw Utxk? ** “New property" n defined by Sect »on 26.0* 2(1 7). Taw Cotie ...    value*is defined by Section 1 04(10),Ta* Code Bonded Indebtedness Total amount of outstanding and unpaid bonded indebtedness* $ Owutandmg pnncipaU ne ma*** «-tmsm MihJdUt Year VRaies Maintenance 4 Operation* Interest A Sinking fund' Last Year's Rate Rate to Maintain Same Level of Maintenance & Operations Revenue & Pay Debt Service    S Proposed Rate    S 1 O'*» 1 01330 0 32S80 O 32 sw; Tote) 1 33910 1 33910 1 33910 Local Revenue State Revenue Per Student Per Student 3797 97 379 r 57 1704 33 1 704 33 * The Inteieit fc Sinkmq Fund tax revenue is uted to pay for bonded indebted™*« oo construction, equipment, or both The bonds, and the lax rat* necessary to pay those bonds, ere re approved by the voten of this district Comparl3on Qf PrOBO>«SlU»yyj(¥itb Lait Y«Pr'» Levy on Average Resident,« Last Year    1    hi* Yea/ Average Market Value of Residences    S    iro.soi    s    177477 Average Taxable Value of Residences    S    «sans«    s    '60042 Last Year's Rate Versus Proposed Rate per S) 00 Value $    * uti    S    13391 Taxes Due on Average Residence    S    S'29 3i    S    1143 is Increase (Decrease) in Taxes    S    '**' Under state law, the dollar amount of school taxes imposed on the residence homestead of a person 65 years of age or older or of the surviving spouse of such a person, if the surviving spouse wes 55 years of age or older when the person died, may not be increased above the amount paid in the first year after the person turned 65, regardless of changes In tax rate or property value. Notice of Rollback Rate: The highest tax rate the district can adopt before requit ing voter approval at an election is    1 °40’ .................  This    election will be automatically held if the district adopts a rate in excess of the rollback rate of    ’    0461 FundB*lanc«f The following estimated balances will remain at the end of the t urrent fiscal year and art* not ent umbered with or by a corresponding debt obligation, less estimated funds necessary for operating the district before receipt of the first state aid payment: Maintenance and Operations fund Balanced)    5    229*3.904 Interest A Sinking Fund Balanced)    S    4,016479 ;