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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Saturday, March 8, 2003 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3A for    12 Months!' •Minimum purchase of $699 A minimum down payment of $60 is required Finance charges will be shown but will be refunded on any length contract if monthly payments are paid on time as agreed and the balance is paid in full on or before 12 months from date of purchase Offer does not apply to previous purchases Obituaries— LERIBEUS Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Doris LeRibeus, age 75 years, who passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2003, at her residence in New Braunfels, Texas. Visitation will be from I KLARE Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for William G. Klare, age 91 years, who passed away at the Broadway Lodge Health Care Center in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday, March 5, 2003. ♦JENNINGS Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for David L. Jennings, BOWERS Elsie Koch Bowers, age 79, of New Braunfels, passed away, Tuesday, March 4, 2003, in San Antonio. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1p.m. Saturday, Mar. 8, 2003, at the Doeppen-schmidt Funeral Home with Reverend Harold Sassman officiating. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial • p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2003, until service time. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home. Private committal service will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Zoeller Funeral Home Memorial Services are scheduled for Tuesday, March ll, 2003, at 2 p.m. at the Christ Presbyterian Church in New Braunfels at 1620 E. Common St. It was Mr. Klare’s wishes to be cremated. age 74 years, who passed away at his residence in New Braunfels on Friday, Mar. 7, 2003. Zoeller Funeral Home Park. Public visitation will begin 3 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home with the family being present to receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the: Alzheimer^ Association, 7400 Louis Pasteur, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78229. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home BILU From 1A City of New Braunfels Mayor Adam Cork thanked Casteel for filing the bill. “Tm glad she's carried the ball for us,” Cork said. The mayor said the bill was an excellent idea. “The rivers are a wonderful treasure,” Cork said. “They belong to the state, so it seems reasonable th&t we ask the state to maintain those treasures we get to enjoy.” New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce President Michael Meek said he’s not sure the measure will pass due the state’s anticipated budget shortfall. But he hopes it will. “Now that the city’s showing they want to partner with the state, we have a better case to make,” Meek said. "We’ll fight hard for it. And if we don’t make it, we’ll keep plugging.” Meek said the state’s legislative conference scheduled to be held here in two weeks highlights the importance of the bill. “We’ll be working towards that end,” Meek said. “It will give us a chance to show them how unique we are.” Zoeller Funeral Home Increased flow postpones KIDFISH to March 16 The Canyon Lake/New Braunfels KIDFISH has been postponed a week due to the increased outflow on the Guadalupe River. The event is March 16 at Whitewater Sports on the Guadalupe River where it meets Farm to Market Road 306. It was originally scheduled to be held March 9. This is the fifth annual KIDFISH being sponsored by the Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County. Registration March 16 starts at noon and the event gets under way at I p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. As usual, the river will be stocked with trout during the morning prior to the event. Canyon Lake’s Austin Schautett, who won the KIDFISH statewide grand prize for 2002, is expected to be hand to defend his title. Brochures have been mailed to last year’s participants, and handed out to elementary and middle school students at New Braunfels ISD and Schertz-Universal City ISD. Students of the Comal ISD can get brochures at Whitewater Sports, the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce, Super S Food Stores and other local businesses in Canyon Lake, or bv calling (830) 907-2300. . Volunteers from the Smithson Valley High School Photography Class and PALS and members of the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited help stage the event. And the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will have its concession stand operating. Catholic Youth Day All High School Students Invited Sunday, March 23, 2003 1:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Youth Ministry New Braunfels, Texas Presents Jason Evert Nationally know youth speaker on teen relationships & Foggy Church A Christian rhythm and blues band Mass, dinner, T-Shirt, and a special spiritual experience is included in this day long extravaganza. Registration starts at 1:00 p.m. Activities Mil end around &:30 p.m. Cost for the event is $10.00. REGISTRATION FORM - Pre-register by March 7th Please detach and mall with $10.00 to Youth Ministry, 386 N. Casten Ave, New Braunfels, IX 78130 Name_Address_ City_ Slate_Zip_ Telephone_Age_.Grade 9_ IO_ 11_ 12_ Church_______ MEDRANO Carmen Medrano passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2003, at the age of 90 years at her residence in New Braunfels, Texas. Ms. Medrano was a member of the Sociedad Fraternal Mutualista. She is survived by two daughters, Suzie Garcia and Mary San Miguel and husband, Tom; one son, Richard Medrano and wife, Janie; six grandchildren, Jesus Alayon, Angela Farias and husband, Andrew, Clarissa Ramirez and husband, Catarino, Claro A. Garcia III, T R. San Miguel, James San Miguel and Melissa Gonzales and husband, Victor; four greatgrandchildren, Lilliana Save in Every Department! RICHARDS George L. (Jack) Richards was born in El Paso, Texas, on July 18, 1926, to George E. and Mamie O. Richards. Jack passed away at his ranch near Wimberley, Texas, on March 7, 2003, surrounded by his family. Jack graduated from Austin High School in El Paso in 1943 before joining the U.S. Navy pre-flight training program from 1944-1946. He obtained his bachelor of science degree in 1948 from Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy (UTEP) with a major in geology and served as President of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. He married Marjorie Ann Carlin to whom he was married 43 years and pursued his professional career as a geologist beginning with Standard Oil Company of Texas. In 1964, he joined Coastal States Gas Producing Company where he advanced to Senior Vice-President. he was with Bright and Company in San Antonio from 1978-1996. Jack is survived by his wife, Lois Toole Richards; his daughter, Julie Richards McNeil and husband Michael of Corpus Christi, his son Jack Richards and wife Vicki of Oklahoma City; brother, James V. Richards and wife Pam of Houston; sister, Mayre Sue Overstreet and husband Charles of El Paso; grandchildren, Patnck McNeil, Kathleen McNeil, Christopher Richards, Clarke Richards, his wife’s children, Michael Edmond, Timothy Edmond and Jane Edmond Weber and their spouses; six grandchildren and a great grandchild. Jack was active in both his professional and local community. He proudly spoke of his family and their Texas lineage where his grandfather, Alonzo Oden, was a Texas Ranger. He was a member of both The Sons of the Republic of Texas and The Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution. He was an Emeritus Member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and member of both the Houston and South Texas Geological Societies. He previously served on various Boards, including most recently, the Petroleum Club of San Antonio and St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. Jack was an active member of the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wimberley, Texas, where his memorial service will be held on Sunday, Mar. 9, 2003, at 3 p.m. There will be a private burial service for family members, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal School located at 6000 FM 3237, Wimberley, Texas, 78676. Zoeller Funeral Home Ramirez, Catarino Ramirez, Ezekiel Aaron Ramirez and Sienna Gonzales and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lucille Am Alayon. Visitation began at 4 p.m. Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continues until 9:30 a.m. Saturday. A rosary was recited on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home. A procession will depart the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. for a IO a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. Zoeller Funeral Home At a glance ■ WHAT: 37th Annual Texas Legislative Conference ■ WHEN: March 20-21 ■ WHERE: New Braunfels Civic Center ■ Highlight of the conference is a reception to honor this year’s “Texan of the Year," Karl Rove, senior presidential advisor and assistant to President Bush. ■ Tickets are available online,, or at the chamber office. They are on sale until March 17. Call 625-2385 for information. STOP/From 1A Department of Public Safety troopers and San Marcos police officers who used dogs found all of the people believed to have fled the truck, Koepp said. In all, between 30 and 40 officers participated, Koepp said. “Eight have been identified as Brazilian nationals and two appeared to be Hispanic,” Koepp said. “We’re not sure if they’re Mexican nationals. They didn’t appear to speak a whole lot of English.” Koepp said Immigration and Naturalization Service was notified of the incident. Join us online at AN _ W     I NjAI/i* Apply ,or rnu»cl Credit Online! I fflWiSJ www.Udu (WH J Monday-Friday 10-8 Saturday 10-6 Sunday 1-5 Lane 3 Pc. 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