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WESOLICK
Martha Wesolick passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at the Kirkwood Manor at the age of 77 years. 
She is survived by three daughters, Caroline Tovar and husband Candor of San Antonio, Mary Jane Frieal and husband Shawn of Illinois and Barbara Knodel of New Braunfels; four sons, James of New Braunfels, Donald and wife Sandra of New Braunfels, William Paul and wife Sally of San Antonio and Richard and wife Ceji of New Braunfels; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one sister; one half-sister; one brother; one half-brother.
Visitation will continue until 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Zoeller Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of Celebration will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the church building fund.
Zoeller Funeral Home

KRAUSE
Eugene Leroy Krause, age 75, of New Braunfels, Tex., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 21, 1926, in Van Nuys, Calif. to Eugene Rudolph and Ida (Wuest) Krause. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a superintendent of gas operations at City Public Service in San Antonio and was a member of the Society of Professional Engineers. 
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Krause of New Braunfels; son, Michael Krause and wife, Connie of New Braunfels; sister Alice Gerfers of Boerne, Tex. and Edith Krause of New Braunfels. 
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at the Family Life Center at First Protestant Church, with The Rev. Richard Carse officiating. A reception will follow the services in the Family Life Center at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Protestant Church or Hope Hospice of New Braunfels. 
Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels

ZIPP
Norman Harry Zipp, 73, of New Braunfels, loving husband, father, and grandfather, went home to the Lord on Jan. 30, 2002. Norman passed away peacefully at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, with his family by his side. 
Mr. Zipp was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Meta Muehl Zipp, and brother, Roland Zipp. 
Norman is survived by his wife, Vivian Schwab Zipp of New Braunfels; sons Dennis Zipp and fiance’, Debbie Vetter and Donald Zipp and his wife, Melissa Zipp; grandchildren, Stephanie and Darren Zipp all of New Braunfels, Tex.; and many, many family and friends that loved him dearly.
Norman is a retired district manager from 27 Comal Cotton Retail Stores throughout Texas where he was employed for 47 years. He was an avid marksman at the Alamo Shooting Club and competed in the neighboring clubs as well. He was a member of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Dept., Comal County Farm Bureau, and a medic for the 36th Division Artillery. He enjoyed gardening, bowling, hunting, tending to his animals and playing with his grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated to First Protestant Church, Bracken Volunteer Fire Dept., or the charity of your choice.
Visitation will be held Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
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LEGERE
Rosa Legere, of Canyon Lake, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 72.
A chapel service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with Msgr. Edward Bily officiating. Public visitation began 5 p.m. Wednesday and will continue until service time.
Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels, Texas

JOHNSON
Blake Thomas Johnson, the infant son of Chris Johnson and Pamela Johnson of New Braunfels, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002.
Blake was born on Jan. 13, 2002. Survivors, besides his parents, are a brother, Andrew; maternal grandparents in Boston, Mass.; and paternal grandparents in Baytown, Tex.
Private graveside services were conducted Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, in Capital Parks Cemetery in Austin.
The parents have asked that memorials be sent to: The Blake Thomas Johnson Memorial, The Children’s Heart Foundation, 1755 Park Street, Suite 260, Naperville, Illinois, 60563.

WETZ
Norvin Wetz passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, in San Antonio at the age of 80 years. 
Mr. Wetz is survived by one daughter, Nancy Rathburn of Bracken, Tex.; one son, William (Bill) Wetz of Startzville, Tex.; sister, Myrtle Bueche of New Braunfels; and four grandchildren, Jessica and Owen Rathburn and Taylor and Emma Wetz. Pallbearers will be George Grams, Dennis Haas, Daryl Hoffmann, Alton Luckett, Anthony Klar, Riley Startz, Russell Brothers and Alvin Hall. Honorary Pallbearers will be George Brehm and Karl Gartner. 
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until 12 noon Saturday. Graveside services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bracken Community Cemetery on FM 2252 across the street from the Bracken United Methodist Church. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the Germania Farmer Verein.
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TAYLOR
Retired Army Col. Doyle DeWitt Taylor, 68, of New Braunfels, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at McKenna Memorial Hospital. 
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Zoeller Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
Doyle Taylor was born on April 29, 1933, to James and Geneva Taylor in Haskell, Okla.
Mr. Taylor served his country in the United States Army and retired after 30 years of service. Mr. Taylor also served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Mr. Taylor was in the 1st Division of the 16th Infantry, Special Forces, U.S. Army War College, 2nd Infantry Regiment Association in Vietnam and the 75th Rangers. He also received the Purple Heart and Silver Wings.
Doyle Taylor was a loving husband and father and will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Doyle Taylor was preceded in death by his parents, James and Geneva Taylor.
Doyle DeWitt Taylor is survived by his wife Betty Jean Taylor of New Braunfels; son James Doyle Taylor and his wife Jill of Tulsa, Okla.; grandchildren Lexi, Riley and Olivia Taylor; brother, Donald M. Taylor and his wife JoAnn of Dallas; niece, Donna Petty and her husband Ricky of Carrollton, Tex.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
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ZIPP
Norman Harry Zipp, 74, of New Braunfels, loving husband, father, and grandfather, went home to the Lord on Jan. 30, 2002. Norman passed away peacefully at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, with his family by his side. 
Mr. Zipp was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Meta Muehl Zipp, and brother, Roland Zipp. 
Norman is survived by his wife, Vivian Schwab Zipp of New Braunfels; sons Dennis Zipp and fiance’, Debbie Vetter and Donald Zipp and his wife, Melissa Zipp; grandchildren, Stephanie and Darren Zipp all of New Braunfels, Tex.; and many, many family and friends that loved him dearly.
Norman is a retired district manager from 27 Comal Cotton Retail Stores throughout Texas where he was employed for 47 years. He was an avid marksman at the Alamo Shooting Club and competed in the neighboring clubs as well. He was a member of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Dept., Comal County Farm Bureau, and a medic for the 36th Division Artillery. He enjoyed gardening, bowling, hunting, tending to his animals and playing with his grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated to First Protestant Church, Bracken Volunteer Fire Dept., or the charity of your choice.
Visitation will be held Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
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EURESTE
Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Maria Lopez Eureste of New Braunfels. She passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Northeast Methodist Hospital at the age of 69.
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BARTOW
Johnnie Oliver Bartow III passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels at the age of 54 years. He was born May 22, 1947 in Victoria, Texas, to Johnnie Oscar and Gladys (Pool) Bartow. Mr. Bartow was owner of the old Exxon station at Walnut and Wood Road, was head mechanic at NBISD, night manager at O’Reilly Auto Parts and was a self-employed mechanic. 
Survivors include his wife, Connie Waltisperger Bartow of New Braunfels; one daughter, Tammy Figel of Houston, Texas; parents, Johnnie and Gladys Bartow of Canyon Lake, Texas; one brother, Jimmy Bartow and wife, Trish of Kingsville, Texas; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Peace Lutheran Church, 1147 S. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, with the Rev. Gary Lange officiating. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or to Peace Lutheran Church, in memory of Johnnie O. Bartow III. 
He was loved very much and will be missed by all.
Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels

Baskett
Col. Robert Harold Baskett, USAF, Ret., age 56 passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at home of renal cell carcinoma. A 1968 mechanical engineering and distinguished ROTC graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, he earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida in 1969 before entering active duty in the U.S. Air Force in January 1970. He was a command pilot with more than 3,600 hours. His flying assignments included serving as an instructor in the T-38 and C- 130, supporting the cadet parachuting program at the Air Force Academy, flying extensively in the Pacific and in combat support in Southeast Asia while assigned at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines, serving as operations officer in two squadrons and commanding the 62nd Tactical Airlift Squadron. Other assignments included teaching as an Assistant Professor of Aero Engineering at the U.S. Air Force Academy and personnel related assignments at Scott AFB, Ill., the Pentagon, and finally Randolph AFB, Texas. Retiring after 30 years of military service, Bob earned his teaching certificate in secondary education for math. He began teaching math at Canyon High School during the school year of 2000-2001 and continued teaching until he became ill. As a dedicated family man, Bob actively participated in his son’s scouting programs as a committee member, Assistant Scoutmaster and Scoutmaster, in both children’s swim team programs as a swimming official in the capacity of referee, starter and stroke-and-turn judge, and in his daughter’s soccer programs as manager and coach. He also enjoyed golf and woodworking in his spare time. Bob was loved and will be greatly missed by his family, friends and neighbors, faculty members and students. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 31 years, Jacqueline Ann Prestjohn Baskett and daughter, Kirsten Baskett of New Braunfels, Texas and son Matthew and wife Dawn Baskett of Irving, Texas. Surviving Bob also are his mother, Meryl Bassett Baskett and sisters, Suzanne B. Anderton and Laurie Lynn Baskett of Richmond, Va. His father, Robert E. (Pete) Baskett, preceded Bob in death. Visitation took place from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 at Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels and from 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Feb. 4. Services took place at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels. Col. Baskett will be buried with full military honors at 3 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Cancer Therapy and Research Center, P.O. Box 1657, San Antonio, TX 78296 and please specify “for kidney cancer research,” or to VNA and Hospice of South Texas, 8721 Botts Street, San Antonio, TX. 78217-6334
Zoeller Funeral Home

YBARRA
Virginia Medina Ybarra of New Braunfels passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 86.
A Rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, New Braunfels. 
Public visitation will begin 6 p.m. Tuesday and will continue until 1:30 p.m. Thursday when the service departs in procession to the church.
Funeral Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Msgr. Edward Bily, Celebrant.
Burial will follow in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.
Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels

STOTT
Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, New Braunfels for Donald Milo Stott Jr. who passed away at his residence in New Braunfels on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 at the age of 52 years.
Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home New Braunfels

GONZALEZ
Toribio Gonzalez, 61, of New Braunfels, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at McKenna Memorial Hospital. Visitation and a rosary were held Monday at Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002 at Holy Family Catholic Church. A procession will depart from the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. 
Mr. Gonzalez was born on Mar. 28, 1940 to Santos and Manuela Gonzalez in Salinas Victoria Nuevo Leon, Mexico. 
Mr. Gonzalez was preceded in death by his parents, Santos and Manuela Gonzalez, and brother, Juan Antonio Gonzalez.
Toribio Gonzalez is survived by his wife, Elida Gonzalez of New Braunfels; daughters, Esmeralda Gonzalez, Veronica Gonzalez and Elizabeth Castilleja and her husband, Benito, all of New Braunfels; grandchildren, Christopher and Jessica Castilleja;; brother, Manuel Montemayor of Monterrey, Mexico; sisters, Anita Gonzalez of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and Olga Guerra and her husband, Juan, of New Braunfels; numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
Zoeller Funeral Home

McNeill
David Christopher McNeill of Spring Branch died Thursday Jan. 31, 2002, in San Antonio at the age of 18. Memorial services took place at 3 p.m. Monday Feb. 4, 2002, at Community Bible Church at 2477 N. Loop 1604 in San Antonio, Texas / Arrangements were under the direction of Zoeller Funeral Home. 
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Emmering
John Henry Emmering passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, in San Antonio at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his wife, Marguette Emmering of Scenic Hills, Texas; one son, John Alan Emmering and wife Chyrl of Sugarland, Texas; one daughter, Julia Brown and husband Keith of Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister, Julia Snyder of Scenic Hills, Texas; three grandchildren, Quinn and Colby Emmering and Bryan Untinen. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Carole Anne Untinen, in 1995. Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Braunfels. It was Mr. Emmering’s wishes to be cremated. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Braunfels or the American Cancer Society.
Zoeller Funeral Home

VAUGHAN
Lorene (Caves) Vaughan went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 4, 2002.
Lorene lived for three years at the Arboretum Nursing Home, New Braunfels, Texas.
She was born Sept. 20, 1911 to Walter and Allie Caves in Sanger, Texas.
Lorene was the oldest of 13 children.
Lorene was preceded in death by brother Bill, brother Waymon, sister Elsie (Caves) Taylor, brother Billy, brother Gene and brother Mackie.
Lorene leaves two sisters, Barbara (Caves) Brinkman, Chickasha, Okla., Josephine (Caves) Vawter, Perry, Okla., Ruth (Caves) Stewart, California; Pearl (Caves) McReynolds, California; two brothers, Wade Caves, Brenham, Texas and Bobby Caves, New Braunfels, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews in Oklahoma, Texas and California.
Lorene was a member of the Oakwood Assembly of God Church in New Braunfels. She worked in nursing in Oklahoma City (St. Anthony’s); Tulsa, Okla.(St. Joseph’s) and in Los Angeles, Calif. (St. Vincent’s). She retired in 1970. She went to school in Sanger, Texas and Minco, Okla.
Graveside services will be conducted in Minco, Oklahoma (Evergreen). Huber & Reynolds will be in charge of graveside arrangements. The Rev. Glen Rooker of Tuttle, Okla. will officiate. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002.
Puente & Sons Mortuary in New Braunfels is in charge of arrangements.

BEASLEY
Thurman Henry Ernst Beasley, 59, of Marion, Texas, passed away Feb. 2, 2002. Family to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at Roy Akers Funeral Chapels with a prayer service at 7 p.m. that evening. The funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, also at Roy Akers Funeral Chapels. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. 
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LONGORIA
Carolina Longoria passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 80 years.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Thursday.
A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home.
Services will be 9 a.m. Thursday at the Zoeller Funeral Home.
A procession will depart the funeral home after the services at 10:15 a.m. for a Mass of Celebration at the Holy Family Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.
Zoeller Funeral Home

POOLE
Ed Poole passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 66 years.
Mr. Poole worked for the Mission Valley Mills for more than 15 years.
Mr. Poole was the kind of person who loved life and never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Poole of Seguin, Texas; two sons, Mike Poole and wife Jana of Canyon Lake and Harold Poole and wife Missy of New Braunfels; one daughter, Rhonda Galloway and husband Billy of Lauderdale, Miss.; grandchildren Amber, Deanna, Madison and Travis; step grandchildren, Brandy, Jeffery and Johnny; three brothers, Tim Poole and wife Lynn of Crestview, Fla., John Poole and wife Ann of Seguin, Texas and Frank Poole and wife Raedean of Seguin, Texas; sisters in law, Ann Poole of San Antonio and Judy Poole of Seguin, Texas.
Mr. Poole was preceded in death by three bothers and his parents.
He also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Wednesday.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at the Zoeller Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the charity of ones’ choice.
Zoeller Funeral Home


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