New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 4, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas
Tuesday, March 4, 2003 — HKRALD-ZKITlJNG — Page 3A
Joe W. Clennan, 80, of New Braunfels, Texas, died Saturday, March I, 2003, at Colonial Manor Care Center in New Braunfels.
He was born on July 30, 1922, in Nowata, Okla. He served in the USAF during World War II as an aerial gunner. Joe graduated from SWT after service to his country and two of his children, Sandy and Randy, were around to see him graduate in ceremonies on the San Marcos River, which was then a part of SWTC. He met his wife, Gloria Schnautz, at Landa Park and they were married Aug. 14, 1943. She survives him. Tbgether they had three children — Sandy, Randy and Steve, who survive him. along with Sandy’s husband. Glen “Butch" Pipkin Jr. and their daughter, Brandee, her husband, Drew Dickinson, and their son, Riley, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Randy’s wife. Mary, and their son, Mathew, along with Randy’s son, Ryan, and his wife, Kristen, of Ashburn, Va., daughter, Andi, and husband, Alan Call, and three precious daughters of Dundee, Ore.; also son Steve Clennan and his sons, Bri-
A soldier has died. Staff Sergeant David A. Casey, a resident of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away in the early morning hours on Feb. 26, 2003, of complications related to injuries recieved while serving in the U.S. Army.
An honored Audio Murphy Board member, his many decorations included the Silver Star recieved for bravery under hostile fire, the Purple Heart and numerous NATO and American Honors.
He is survived by his son, Alex; his brothers, Andrew and Ryan; and his parents,
Mrs. Elizabeth T. “Betty” Gerko, 87, of Beaverdale, Pa. died Feb. 25, 2003, at UPMC Lee Regional.
She was born on July 18, 1915, in Dunlo, daughter of Michael and Mary (Yanosky) Barbarich. She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Stephen G.; grandson, Matthew Gerko; brother, Michael; and sisters, Mary Papcunik, Ann Zywiec and Suzanna Ulicny. She is survived by these children: Elizabeth, York: Stephen P., married to former Loretta Cro-
Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Allan (Al) Cronen, 64, who passed away at his residence in New Braunfels on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Juventina Zamora, 87, who passed away on
an, Shawn and Jeremy; brothers-in-law. Carl Montague and John W. Schnautz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Clennan was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and lifetime member of American Legion Post No. 179 and member of Knights of Columbus. Many, many friends will miss him along with his devoted wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with the staff at Colonial Manor Care Center and Hope Hospice. There are many more accomplishments Joe and Gloria enjoyed, but his brave and beautiful battle with Alzheimer’s was another and now he can rest in peace in the loving arms of our father, God.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at ll a.m. at Doeppen-schmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels with Monsignor Edward Bily officiating. Interment will follow at Comal Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hope Hospice of New Braunfels or the charity of one’s choice.
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Dennis and Susan Casey, also of New Braunfels.
May God now grant him the peace and freedom he so earnestly defended and desired for us all.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003, and continue until 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2003, at Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 6, 2003, at I p.m. at Cross Lutheran Church with graveside services to follow with frill military honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
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cefoglia, Johnstown. Pa.: Peter E., married to former Polly Landman, New Braunfels, Texas; Mary K.. wife of David Lambert, Harrisburg, Pa.; and B. Monica, wife of Michael J. Malpezzi, Mechanicsburg. Pa.; also 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Funeral mass was held at I p.m. Saturday at Holy Spirit Church, Beaverdale, Father Anthony J. Ix‘garski celebrant Commital, St. Joseph Cemetery, Beaverdale.
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A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at ll a.m. at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with entombment to follow in the Sis. Peter and Paul Catholic Mausoleum.
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Monday, March 3, 2003, at the McKenna Memorial Hospital.
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Lamar Primary, CIS sponsoring ‘Getting Ready for Kindergarten'
Lamar Primary and Communities in Schools will sponsor the parenting class, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten" from 6 to 7 p.m. March 27.
The out what is expected in kindergarten.
Teacher Carol Freimuth will talk about classroom expectations from academics to take-home folders. She' also will give parents suggestions on summer activities that will help prepare young children for kindergarten.
Jan Wingate, attendance clerk, will talk about attendance and what is expected in case a student is absent.
A school nurse will talk about immunizations a child will need before entering school. She also will address parents bringing medications to school and the district’s lice policy.
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Above, Courtney Ray and Brenda Olmos sing the National Anthem as part of the Texas Independence Day assembly at New Braunfels Middle School Monday afternoon. At left, Tom Green of The Sons of the Republic of Texas Hill Country District, entertains students with a brief history lesson on the Lone Star state.
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Waldrip thanked all the buyers and people who donated products and sen ices and time to the show.
“Despite the weather, we think we had a good show." he said.
This year, 11,000 animals were entered in the show Of all the animals exhibited only those that place in the show can be auctioned. This year, 453 animals made the sale.
Animals are given point values based on their placement. Steers, hogs, lambs and goats earn 30 points for grand champions, 25 points for reserve grand champions, 20 points for breed champions, IT points for reserve breed champions, nine points for blue-ribbon winners, six points for red-ribbon winners
and three points for white-ribbon winners.
Broilers, rabbits and turkeys earn 23 points for grand champions, 20 points for reserve champions, nine points for blue-ribbon winners, six points for red-ribbon winners and three points for white-ribbon winners.
The auction money is collected and distributed by animal category according to points earned.
This year, steers will get $213.96 per point earned, etc.
Ten percent of the $705,(KH) will go to operation expenses. The st(x*k show is run entirely by volunteers who are not paid.
The money from the auction is divided among exhibitors by a point system.
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■ New Braunfels ISI) is launching an alumni page to help past graduates keep in touch, and to aid class organizations with getting out information about reunions.
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Alumni can register at www. new b ra u nfels. t xed. net. Follow the link to the alumni page.
■ Middle School eighth graders and their parents — with names beginning with M to Z — are invited to New Braunfels High School tonight at 7 o’clock for a parent/student orientation.
Parents will receive information regarding high school courses, graduation plans, developing a foundation for college admission, and state testing requirements.
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point system because it spreads the money around," Waldrip said. He said the point system is well regarded. It is an equalizer for the less experienced exhibitors who might get less money in the auction, he said.
Revenue from concessions is earmarked for scholarships. the distribution of which is still being worked out, Waldrip said.
NBMS varsity choir lead the assembly in singing the-Na-tionalAnthem. Cathy Talcott also sang the Star Spangled Banner. *
She asked the assembly to meditate on the words of the song as she sang it.
SRT will conduct a similar assembly, which will include an official flag retirement ceremony, at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Carl Schurz Elementary on Coll Street.
All students at the elementary school will participate in the ceremony, and the public is also invited.
Green said the flag retirement ceremony will catch the students attention. Friday’s assembly will also involve more interaction with the students.
The Hag retirement is a s t a t e - rn a n d a t e d ce re rn o ny similar to that established for the U.S. flag. Each element of the flag is separated and burned.
The New Braunfels Fire Department will be on hand.
NBISD hopes to have similar ceremonies at all campuses in the future. School officials said they wanted to get the children more involved with Texas Independence Day celebrations, which usually take place on weekdays on Main Plaza, where students cannot attend.
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