New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 27, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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Winifred T. McKee
Mrs. Winifred T. McKee, age 77, of New Braunfels, died Saturday May 24, 1997, at Colonial Manor Care Center. She was bom June 28, 1919, in Cass County, Mich., to Jesse D. Tietsort and Marjorie K. Doane Tietsoit and was raised in Vandalia, Mich. She married Max A. McKee on March 22, 1941, in Cassopolis, Mich. They lived in Hastings, Mich., and Buchanan, Mich., for most of their married life and moved to New Braunfels, Texas, in 1983 for their retirement years. Survivors are her husband, Max Amasa McKee of New Braunfels; daughter, Judy Kay Edger of Charlevoix, Mich.; son, Thomas Michael McKee of New Braunfels; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. At her request her body will be cremated and the ashes interred in Cassopolis, Mich. She wr.s a devoted wife and loving mother and will be greatly missed.
was bom July I, 1925, in Washington, D.C., to Efram and Rose Marino. She married Grover Adams who preceded her in death in 1973. She had been a resident of Seguin, Texas.
Survivors are her sons, Nick Adams and wife Rosa of Santa Fe, N.M., Johnny Adams of Seguin; daughters, Loura Adams Davis of San Marcos and Rachel Adams of Phoenix, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation continues at the funeral home until 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr. Eugene (^Callaghan, celebrant. Interment will follow in the Comal Cemetery.
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these merchants and their supporters maintain the bridge is not more of a liability than a developments such as
a ski area.
“W e have yet to see that, and maybe we will at Tuesday night's meeting.' said Mary Jane Nalky, co-owrier of a number of businesses in Gnienc “They need to prove the point they 're making about why Ais needs to happen. The city should investigate the options to satisfy their concerns without tearing (Ae bridge) down"
Other council agenda items slated for Tuesday are:
■ Public heanng on a proposal to increase tax revenues from properties on the tax roll by 8 percent and vote to set date, time and place of vote on the tax rate. The current tax rate is 29.2 cents per $100 of taxable value and the proposed tax rate is 28.8 cents, representing a decrease of I
percent. The proposed rate would collect almost $200,000 more than last year because of growth in taxable value. State law restricts the city from collecting more tax revenue than Ae previous year without voting for a tax increase. The meeting to vote on Ae proposed tax rate is set for June 9.
■ Appoint three members to the planning and zoning commission for terms ending May 31. 2000. Applicants include Mike Dietert, Mark Dingeldein, Brenda Freeman, Charles Gallagher, James Holster, Melvin Jochec, Robert McCuriey Jr., Russell McDonald, Janine Moncrief, Susan Phillips, Sim Puetz, Richard Seidel and Eddie Temple.
■ Consideration of a resolution to authorize the chairman of Ae New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation to award a marketing contract to the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.
Ta vis Zink of Canyon Lake died Monday, May 26, 1997, in Comal County. Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 1997, at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake. Visitation will be at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Memorial donations may be given to Smithson Valley High School.
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Sophie Marino Adams
Sophie Marino Adams, age 71, died Saturday, May 24, 1997, at McKenna Memorial Hospital. She
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ot the first to support it.
“But it’s an opportunity for someone to come in and make a living at the expense of me making a living." Stanley said.
Stanley and James were the only two who spoke to the court in opposition of the event while about six or seven other indivithials spoke in favor of it. In addition, two petitions with names of individuals and business owners supporting Ae triathlon were presented to the court.
Steve Stigall,s president of the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce in 1990, said the triathlon brings thousands of individuals to the Canyon Lake. In addition, the 1991 event was televised, bringing more attention to the area. He said this kind of exposure is good.
"VK hen 2-3,000 people come to your town for the day, it’s got to make an impact on the economy,** Stigall said. “It’s Canyon Lake's opportunity to shine.”
Other speakers said any inconvenience, whether to businesses or individuals, would be minimal. Ben Whitaker, who participates in the triathlon, said the same type of events are hosted in other communities, and residents just plan
for it. He said prior to participating, he was one of the individuals stopped in his car, but it wasn’t an inconvenience for him.
“I didn’t sit there and clench my fists,** Whitaker said. “Instead, I got out and whooped and hollered for those people riding their bikes up the hill.**
County Judge Carter Casteel said she tended to support this type of activity, but she would like to find a way to “mesh” the interests of Ae citizens and the triathlon supporters.
“I tend to favor economic development but not at the expense of our residents,” Casteel said.
Commissioner Danny Sc heel said his first concern was the path for bicyclists. He said a route should be found where riders can use an improved shoulder. His other concern was that race sponsors be responsible for paying for law enforcement. Sheriff Bob Holder said he plans to have that same discussion wiA Owen.
Casteel said a meeting will be conducted this coming week with various parties involved to see if a suitable solution could be reached. She said the topic also will be put back on the May 29 commissioner court agenda for action regarding law enforcement and road closures.
Wax version ‘The Last Supper9 must search for new home
FORT WORTH (AP) — Jesus Christ and his apostles — wax versions of the biblical figures — are loXiagfor anew home.
T^^jfjc-size figures as depicted in lJRo da Vinci’s “Last Supper** will no longer be displayed at the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission office after this month.
Commission officials say they can’t afford the display, which costs about $30,000 a year in salaries and utilities to maintain.
“I’m just heartbroken,” said Ruth Williamson, 87, curator of the exhibit.
Ms. Williamson gently dusts Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and the other nine figures and smoothes their hair. AII have human hair except Simon the Zeolot, sitting on the far right. His white hair is made from a rare Asian goat.
“These are my friends,” said Ms. Williamson, who has shown the wax figures for 20 years, either as curator or as an assistant to curator Pauline Dooley, who died two years ago.
The Howard Walsh Foundation owns the Lord’s Supper wax tableau, which was created by California artists commissioned by the late
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Pallbearers were Larry Lehmann, Erwin Lehmann, Jr. Jerald Lehmann Jr., Norman Lehmann Jr., Keith Henk and Leonard Lehmann.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Debra Ray Motycka
Debra Kay Motycka, age 41, of New Braunfels, died Friday, May 22, 1997, at her residence. She was bom Dec. 11, 1955, in New Braunfels to Mal ford A. Wahl and Alice Lehmann Wahl. She married John Motycka on Oct. 18, 1974, in Schertz, Texas. She was a housewife and taught five years of journalism and photography at New Braunfels High School. She was a lifetime resident of New Braunfels. Survivors are her husband, John Motycka; mother, Alice Wahl; daughter, Teresa Motycka, all of New Braunfels; sisters, Linda Koehler of Marion, Lonie Henk of Schertz and a brother, Ronald Wahl of McQueeney. She was preceded in death by her father, Malford A. Wahl, who died in 1991.
Funeral services were at I p.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ardie Kendig officiating. Interment
Eula Mae Botts
Eula Mac Botts of New Braunfels died Sunday, May 25, 1997, at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels at the age of 89 years. She was bom Feb. 25, 1908, in Edwards County, Texas, to William Thomas Shanklin and Frieda (Richter) Shanklin. She was married to Thomas “Ralph” Botts Feb. 2, 1929, in Gonzales, Texas. He preceded her in death July 13, 1985. She was a member of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels.
She is survived by daughter Nellie RuA Clark and husband Kenneth of Caldwell, Texas; grandson Bruce Allen Clark and wife Cheryl of Temple, Texas; sister Faye Marie Hageman of Portage, Mich.; and brother Bill Shanklin of Tyler, Texas.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 1997, at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels with the Rev. Howard Thrift officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas, the Rev. Leonard Shanklin officiating. Visitation began at 5 p.m. Monday and will continue until service time on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, New Braunfels, or to Eden Home Inc.
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Marilyn Schmidt Marilyn Schmidt, age 67, of New Braunfels, Texas, died Saturday, May 24, 1997, in San Antonio. She was born June ll, 1929, in Guadalupe County, Texas, to Benno and Ema (nee Weyel) Vogel. Mrs. Schmidt married Leo J. Schmidt on June 9,1949, in New Braunfels.
Mrs. Schmidt was a member of First Protestant Church and had worked at Mission Valley Textile Mill and also was a cafeteria cook.
Surivors include her husband, Leo J. Schmidt of New Braunfels, Texas; daughter, Twyla Schroeder and husband, Billy, of New Braunfels; son, Darryl W. Schmidt and wife, Shirley of New Braunfels; brother, Vernon Vogel and wife, Vera Mae of New Braunfels; three grandchildren, Andrea Schmidt, Tara and Tyra Schroeder; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at IO a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 1997, at First Protestant Church with the Rev. Richard Carse officiating. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to First Protestant Church or to Ae American Heart Association. Visitation will continue until 9 p.m. Tuesday, with Ae family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
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philanthropist William Fleming and his wife, Bessie. It was first shown in Fort Worth 41 years agp “We are exploring a lot of locations, but nothingyis definite,” said Walsh family spokesman G. Malcolm Louden. “The problem is, it’s a pretty large exhibit.”
Jack Johnson, president of the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission, said he decided to close the display because of the budget crunch. Funds are scarce and the payroll is being cut at Ae facility.
“It was a hard decision,” Johnson said. “I Aink you should look at this as positive. We didn’t have the resources to properly take care of the figures. The Walsh Foundation may find a much better location where it can be still be a ministry to people.”
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