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Page 2C + HBGHBORS Hays Free Press January 5, 2011 II II I I Ill CABRERA Pedro Cabrera, 44, of Kyle died Monda~ De- cember 27, 2010. Mass of Christian Burial was heldWednesday, January 5, 2011 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kyle. A burial memorial service will be held at a later date. MOREN0 In loving memory of Magdalena Soto Moreno, 78,who passed away Satur- day, Jan. 1, 2011. Magdalena was born on January l, 1933 to Jose and Josefa Escobar Soto. S.he was a loving mother, grandmother and great- grandmother who will be missed by her family and dear friends. She will live in our hearts forever. She is preceded in death by her parents Jose and Josefa Escobar Soto, and a daughter, Stella Galan Escalante. She is survived by her sons Felix Galan & wife Bertha Galan of Dallas, Pilar Galan Jr. of San Marcus, Geronimo J. Galan and wife Celia of Kyle, Joe S. Galan and wife Velia, of San Marcos; daughter SulemaWoods and husband Eli of Austin; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5 at Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle. A church service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday,/an. 6 at St. Anthony's Catho- lic Church in Kyle. FOJTASEK Darrell Edward Fojtasek, 57, a resident of Kyle passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2010. He was born June 26, 1953. Darrell was a graduate of Temple High HOLWEGER Howard Holweger, 93, retired engineer, of Kyle diedWednesday, December 29, 2010. He is sur- vived by his wife Olivia. Funeral services were held Monday, January 3, 2011, at Live Oak Cemetery in Manchaca. SCHMELTEKOPF Morris Henry Schmeltekopf entered his heav- enly home Monday, January 3, 2011. and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He had a host of friends. Morris worked for Hays CISD 30 years, serv- ing as director of facilities and new construction. After retiring in 2009, Morris and Linda enjoyed traveling the United States and Canada. "Mor- ris's work ethic carried over into his work for the school district," said Johnson, who later became Morris's boss as superintendent of Hays CISD. "He saved the district millions of dollars by doing things right the first time. He had a tremendous School in 1971 and Texas State University in Morris was born in New Braunfels February 9, work ethic and was completely honest." 2003. He loved spending time in his back yard 1942, to Arthur and Meta Engelbrecht Schmelte- Morris also involved himself in numerous gardening', bird watching and grilling. Darrell kopf. He lived in Kyle all his life, graduating from volunteer efforts, working in church construction. served his country proudly in the United States Kyie High School in 1960, where he excelled in He served many years as deacon and trustee of Navy and retired from the Texas Workforce sports, especially basketball, and was named to the Immanuel Baptist Church. He also served on the Commission. All-State team. He also played basketball at Navarro board of trustees of Sioux Falls Seminary 15 years He is preceded in death by his parents /ohnnie Lee and Adella Sula Fojtasek, and his brother Gaylon Fojtasek. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Dolores Fojtasek, daughter, Heather Copado and husband, Mauricio, stepson, Perry Ball and wife, Naomi, stepdaughter, Jennifer Ball, granddaughter, Elsa Maya Copado, grandson, Carmine Ball, sisters, Jan Skala of Temple, Shir- ley Stanley and husband Kevin of Heath and many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him very much. He will be ~rreafly missed by his family and many, many, ends. He will live on in our hearts forever Funeral services were held at Harrell Funeral Home Chapel in Kyle on Saturday, Jan. 1. Junior College in Corsican& "Morris was a one-of- a kind basketball player," said Moe Johnson, his high school coach. "When he was a junior he had more rebounds than any other player in the state in schools of all classifications. His senior year he averaged 22 rebounds a game." He married his high school sweetheart, Hnda Hill, in 1963. The couple recently celebrated their 47~h anniversary. In addition to his wife, Morris is survived by his daughter Laura Lynne Lehman and husband lulius and their two sons Jordan Lehman of College Station and Hunter Lehman of Kyle. His two grandsons were the light of his life. Other survivors include his sister Rose Marie Toepfer and husband Emie of Eunice, LA, sister- in-law Katherine Schmeltekopf of Marshall, NC, and held various offices in the North American Baptist National Conference. "He was a strong Christian man and a gentle giant," said Lynn Cobb, a fellow deacon. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Arthur Schmeltekopf Jr. Visitation will be held at Pennington Funeral Home from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Janu- ary 5, The burial will take place Thursday at 9 a.m. at Memory I.awn Cemetery in Martindale. A celebration of his life will follow at 10 a.m. at Im- manuel Baptist Church in Kyle. Memorial contributions may be made to Im- manuel Baptist Church, 4000 E. FM 150, Kyle, TX, 78640, or to Sioux Falls Seminary, 2100 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD, 57105. computer trainin A~lmost all employers now quire that their em- oyees have some de- gree of computer literacy, and looking for a job now involves having an emafl account and searching online sites. Many Texans have limited computer knowledge, which hurts their chances in the job market. As the national and state economies struggle, it is more important than ever that job applicants be computer liter- ate and able to take advan- tage of online job-searching resources. In response to this need, the Kyie Community Library will host a series of five classes that aim to address workforce development in the Kyle community. Classes will be open to the public and will focus on two areas: 1) general computer literacy, including computer, interact, and email b~flcs, an d2) ~ specific:to job searching and applying for work online. Both of these skill sets have been proven effec- tive in finding and keeping a CHECK ff job. All classes will be held in the Kyie Community Library, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., starting Tuesday, Jan. 18 and ending the following Monday, Jan. 24. (No classes will be held on the weekend.) The classes are made pos- sible by the Digital Literacy Corps, a program implement- ed by the Central Texas Library System (CTLS) in partnership with 28 public libraries in central Texas. The goal of the DLC is to achieve a stronger Texas workforce through resource sharing and com- munity empmvetment: CTLS trains instructors and coordi- nates classes; libraries provide the space to hold classes and community outreach; and Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C Birthday wishes go out to Charlene Jones and John Sanford on Jan. 1; Oleta Roach (who turned 91 years old), Carolyn Hesser and Ann Mo- reland on Jan. 3; John Hatch on Jan. 6; Kim. Fry and Arthur Gamboa on Jan. 8; Jan Atkins on Jan. 9; Pat Heath and Judy Powell on Jan. 10; Nancy Logan and Jennifer (Powell) Silvers on Jan. 11; Evelyn Ford on Jan. 12. oeo Again this year shop owner Amy Crockett will lead area crafters in the observance of St. Distaff's Day or Roc Day or= Sat., Jan. 8 at the Yellow Sweater in downtown Buda. It serves as a transitional day between the festivities of Christmas and the return to work. To keep alive the spirit of the day there will be food, camaraderie, knitting and spinning advice along with playing good-natured pranks on each other. Make those NewYear's resolutions and try hard to keep them. Odds & Ends Continued from pg. 1C Mark your calendar for important meetings of vari- ous organizations. The Men's Fellowship will meet 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 and, at noon, the Women's Guild meets for a light lunch and planning projects for 2011. These are organizations for St. lohn Lutheran Church. The congre- gational meeting will be held on lan. 16, time and place to be announced. How about "them Cow- b6ys!" Don't you know there is a proud Grandmother in Kyle? Quarterback McGee and the boys did a good job. Thank you! We have re- ceived several pictures and histories of dutyfrom men who served in the Armed Forces, for the memory wall. Remember all members of the Armed Forces, men and women, are included. Ifyou have rived, or are living in Uhiand and surrounding area, please let US hear from you. Please call Daniel Heideman at 512-398-4748, Gloria Maier, 512-753-2629, Rick Tobias, 512-668-4404 or Myrtle Heide- man, 512-398-3800. ANNOUNCING TI~ RETIREMENT OF MRS. BETTY J. CLOUGHLY FROM ~ AUSTIN CrlT Fnt~ DEPT. 22 years of dedicated and wonderful service from March 1988 to December 2010 Mrs. CIoughly plans on enjoying the finer things in life and taking life slow, at home, in the garden, or splashing around in the pool enjoying a glass of wine. For My Mother To My Dear Mother, I'm so proud of you. You've always shown strength in everything you do. You taught us values, integrity, loyalty and Love. I am blessed to have you Mom and thankful for all you do. It's time for you to enjoy life and relax. You've put your time in and now it's time for you... I Love you with all my heart and soul. Love, Kelley, Bobby & Bryan a select group of instructors from 10 central Texas cit- ies and towns teach classes. Teresa Montalvo, a senior staff member and experienced computer instructor at the Kyle Community Library, underwent a rigorous applica- tion and screening process before being selected. To sign up for classes or to request more informa- tion, please stop by the Kyle Community Library at 409 W. Blanco St., or call the library at 512-268-7411. 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