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PubliC EI"rA MAE WHITE them. Uncle Elmer believed in supporting the com- (AUNT EERIER) munity. He served on the Buda City Council and was Etta Mac White known as Aunt Etter to her fami- a member of the Buda School Board and the Lions ly went to heaven on January 31, 2002. She lived 94 Club. years and what experiences those 94 years held. Aunt After leaving the grocery business, Uncle Elmer Etter was a woman of great courage and determina- opened and operated a dairy farm. Aunt Etter went to tion. The waits which her family sometimes thought of work for Joe ~k)en & Son Jewelers in Austin, Texas. as stubborn and hardhead were the same waits that She worked for "Mr. Billy" during the fifties and six- allowed her to help her husband build several suc- ties. During this time, Aunt Etter and Uncle Elmer cessful businesses, maintain a home, and care for her welcomed their two nephews into their home after the aging parent and help rear and educate her nephews, death of Etter's sister, Janie Beth Stone Lillian. Aunt Etter was bom in McMahan Texas in 1908, In 1976, Aunt Etter and Uncle Elmer returned to the daughter of Walter W. Long and Donie Elizabeth their Caldwell County roots and settled on Center McGee Long. She lived and went to school in Street in Lockhart. They loved their home in Lockhart McMahan until she graduated. Then she married and enjoyed their nephews and their families, many Elmer C. White of Dale, Texas in 1926. After their friends, their yard and Uncle Elmer's garden. In marriage, Aunt Etter and Uncle Elmer moved to advancing years and increasing health problems, Aunt Buda, Texas where they lived and worked for almost Etter and Uncle Elmer decided to move to the Greens 50 years. Aunt Etter and Uncle Elmer opened and in I.x)ckhart. They made their home at the Greens until operated a grocery store in Buda for a number of Uncle Elmer's death in 1997. Aunt Etter remainedat years. Aunt Etter worked along side Uncle Elmer in the Greens until her own declining health necessitated the grocery store, and then went home to care for her a move to the Golden Age Home where she resided family. She was an outstanding cook. To this day, until her death. none of us can match her chicken and dumplings, Aunt Etter and Uncle Elmer never had children peach cobbler, or cookies. Aunt Etter and Uncle but they helped rear their nephews, Mike and Bill Elmer based their life activities around Christian prin- Stone, and counted them as sons. They were blessed ciples, and put the principles into their daily living, with a great nephew, John Mark Stone and a great They were always ready to lend a helping hand to oth- niece, Jeannie Stone, the delight of their later years. ers in need, whether it was extra credit at the store or John Mark said he remembered as a young child, how preparing food or just being a friend. They were mem- Aunt Etter would buy him an Orange Crush and take bets of the Methodist Church in Buda and later in him to the gravel pit in Buda so he could throw rocks Lockhart. They attended until poor health stopped into the gravel pit. Now, as an adult, John Mark said Notices February 13, 2003 he bought an Orange Crash and took a drink It didn't taste as good as he remembered. He said, "it was the memory of Aunt Etter and Orange Crash and the gravel pit" that he missed. And that is what we all have now: the memory of Aunt Etter. Aunt Etter requested a graveside service. Graveside services were held on February 4, 2003 at Jeffrey Cemetery in McMahan, Texas. Her long time friend and minister Reverend Lee Griffin along with Lockhart Methodist minister, Reverend Robert Hahn conducted her service. The family would like to ~thank the staff of the Golden Age Home and Dr. Charles Laurence and staff for the attention and care given to Aunt Etter. SAUCEDO Kyle resident Jesus Saucedo, 79, died Feb. 11. Rosary services will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at the Los Angeles Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kyle, with Rev. John Boiko officiating. Burial will follow in San Vlcente Cemetery in Kyle. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Guadalupe Saucedo, of Kyle; son, Jose Saucedo and wife Caroline, of Bastrop; daughters, Estelle Ybarra and husband Fermin of Kyle, Julia Martinez and husband Albert of Kyle, and Lupe Saucedo of Kyle; sister, Sopoppa Alvarez, of Kyle; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews He is preceded in death by his brothers, Elijio Sr Jacinto Jr and Gec Sandoval and Chox Pallbearers inc Saucedo, Robert Cisneros and Lain rge Sancedo St and sisters, Jovita tita Axredondo. ude George Saucedo Jr Adam Saucedo, Ben Alvarez, Jerry Weaver. MARTINEZ In Loving Men~ory Magarito E Martinez June 9,~ 1938- February 1O, 2003 Our beloved Margarito E Marlinez, age 64, resident of Manchacha, was calkx} by our Heavenly Father on Monday, February 10; 2003. He is preced~ in death by his parents, brother; Marcelino Marline grandchildren, Christopher and Antonio Espinoz~ Survivors inclu te beloved wife of 47 years, Mar~ Maninez of Manch w.a; beloved children, Anita Otero; Esther Maldouado Bertha Martinez Torres, Christirfi Espinoza, Rebec:a Martinez, Felix Martinezi Reynalda Tortes, a I of Manchaca; one brother, Crtm Martinez of Mns~ Lg Ridge; one sister, Julia Sandoval of Buda; seven gm dehildren; one great- grandchild.? The family wotld like to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. Weingarten, S ',ton Hospital, Dr Bag, Dr. Fros and the transplant ] mrses and staff of the fourth floor at the Methodist H~ )spital, Houston. Recitation of rcsary was Thursday, at the Mission Funeral Home. Ma~s of Christian burial will be cele! brated Friday, Febrgary 14, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. in San Jose Catholic Church. Father Tom Frank C.S.C will officiate. IntermenI will follow in Homsby Bend Cemetery. Hays High Walkthrough, from page 1 library as the academic heart of the school so it is eas- ily accessible ,to all students" Stites said. 'gMministration is clearly placed to the benefit of vis- itors and staff, as well as improving security?' Currently, Hays High School has multiple build- ings with multiple points of access to the site, Stites staffing load from a security standpoint. Students are The 2003 Bond Task Force wrestled with the one time rather tl in one place and staff is in one place,' issue of whether or not to complete the renova- Less time on The completion phase would include administra- tions of Hays High School in this bond pack- costs associated tion, special education, social studies and foreign Inn- age, or to complete Phase 2 and leave Phase 3 job site fences, guage facilities. Also included are new ROTC facili- to the next bond package Consensus was to students, he said. ties, enhancement of the music building, construction complete it in one phase, and that became part "There is a tr tan extending the process." the sites translates into lowe~ dth installing and maintaining valkways and exposure to th6 ;mendous amount of expendi, said. "in changing this, we would eliminate your site access points to three: student parking lot by South Campus, central that includes bus loop, and the stadi- um gate By reducing some of that, it lowers your of auxiliary gyms and ancillary locker space, he said. "We expect to remodel the boys locker room area in Bales Gym to be taken over by girls athletics" Stites said. 'qhis will take care of any gender equity issues?' of their recommendation to the School Board. "By bringing the remainder of the master site of this magni plan into one phase, you are taking advantage of erendum is appn a soft construction market, an advantageous will begin mobili interest rate environment," Stites said. "You're said, and will wo basically paying the contractor to come on site and summer. tures in ensuring safety and security of a joll tude," he said. If the bond reK ~ved by voters, the contractol ring by December 2003, Stltea rk through the spring semester APARTMENTS COMMER(:IAL OFFICE SUITE FOR RENT Individual office suite in beautiful Buda office building. Hardwoods, shared lobby, conference room, kitchen and two baths. Great sign visibility. For more details call David Aston Broker/Owner 426-6908 or 312-0101 or davi- daston @ 7-25/ffn OFFIOE SPAOE r~FI LEASE l O00 sq.fL av'a>~. Buda ~ Cent. (512) 282-3166. 12-19/tfn COMMERCIAL WAREHOUSE FOR RENT 2,500-5,000 s.f. office ware- house. Clovis Barker Rd San Mamos. (512)396-3434. l O-25/tfn FOR SALE Loop 4 in Buda - 14+ acres with large metal building on slab. Partially fenced. For more info or plat, call Margaret at GIVENS PROPERTIES 444- 4454. 10-24/ffn Colony Square 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 880 sq. ft. $625/month. 705 West River Rd San Marcos, TX (512) 353-1203 NOW PRE-LEASING Fuentes Elementary School congratulated their 100+ point club membe~rs in the fifth grade Fuentes Reading Counts Club! These students have worked very hard at silent~eading to reinforce that reading DOES cdunt. (photo by doyce Phillips) . | I .k- r -Itr -k-'k "k" "k" .k- "Itr -jr.k -k'k ARMX Jason WaRe Virginia Hometown: Buda 2001 Hays Graduate SPC Brian Bedingfield Okinawa, Japan Hometown: Kyle SPC Michael Tenorio Ft. Hood, TX Hometown: Kyle Pvt. Daniel C. Rodriguez Fort Sam Houston, TX Hometown: Kyle Pvt. Justin G. Garza Fort Benning, GA Hom&own: Buda Pvt. Jason J. Bates Afghanistan PFC Jonathan Smith Stationed in Hawaii Hometown: Kyle PFC Kenneth Smith Camp Doha, Kuwait Hometown: Kyle PFC Daniel Caleb Lyons Camp Virginia, Kuwait Hometown: Kyle Pvt. Keith Arredondo 82nd Airborne Paratrooper, NC Hometown: Buda PFC Brian D. Williamson Fort Bliss, Texas Hometown: San Marcos SPC Ricardo L. Rodriguez Hometown: Kyle Jacob Haverda Sgt. Michael Lyons Germany Hometown: Kyle Travis Gruenbein Hometown: Kyle Nick Holiday Stationed in Japan Scott A. White Stationed in Ft. Carson, Co. Hometown: Buda Pvt. Andrew I". Starlin Hometown: Kyle/Buda PFC Wayne F. Beach US Army Band Member Hometown: Buda Sgt. Shane Smith 65 MP Co. Airborne Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan Hometown: Mountain City Sgt. Edward J. Bergeron, Jr. Tacoma, WA Hometown: Buda SPC Bryan Costello Bagram, Afghanistan Hometown: Kyle Second Lieutenant Jay Capps C Co. 1/37 AR CMR. 453, Box 3148 APO AE 09074-5000 PFC Lacey McCormick Ft. Hood, Texas Hometown:Kyle AIR FORCE Capt. Andrew J. Meador 15th A.S.-Charleston, S.C. Hometown: Buda Capt. Kevin J. Mueller 7 Security Forces SQ U.S.A.F Stationed: East Asia Hometown: Buda (Oak Forest) Sgt. Jason Bartz Barksdale A.EB La Hometown: Mountain City Joshua Orr Buckley A.EB Aurora, Co. Hometown: Kyle Major Don E. Kirkham, Jr. Vance Air Force Base, Enid, OK Hometown: Driftwood Kelly Randolph Swart Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Hometown: Buda (Leisurewoods) Robert Tomasi Nellis A.F.B Las Vegas Hometown: Plum Creek MARI N~.~ PFC Todd Burton Camp Lejeune, NC Hometown: San Marcos LCPL Emily Bentura Fuji, Japan Hometown: Buda CPL Benjamin Dullnig Okinawa, Japan Hometown: Mountain City Pvt. Maribel M. Gareia Hometown: Kyle Ernest Loren (Bo) Ham Nicholas Nelson Tim Newhali Washington D.C. Hometown: Kyle Hometown: Kyle Hometown: Buda LPCL Kyle Childress Annete Chardin KUWAIT Security Detachment Sgt. Brandon D. Richardson Hometown: Buda Naval Station, Everett, WA Camp Lejeune, NC Hometown: Kyle Hometown: Kyle Pvt. Franklin T. Burton Hometown: Kyle PFC Richard Sanders Camp Lejeune, NC Honetown: Kyle LCPL Mark Bautista, Jr. Jose A. Mireles Air Traffic Control - Iwakuni Japan Camp Lejeune, NC Fleet Air Hometown: Buda Hometown: Buda ~' Jesse William Traylor Stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC Hometown: Buda 1st Lt. Jennifer L. Grieves Naval Air Facility, New River, NC Hometown: Phoenix, AZ LCPL Joshua Whatley Kings Bay, GA Buda Richard Cook San Marcos Jj. Dees Camp Pendleton, CA. Hometown: Kyle CPL Brody A. Padgett Camp Lejeune, N.C. Hometown: Buda Jeff L. Raymond, Jr. Hometown: Kyle Jeremy Davis Camp Pendleton, CA. Hometown: Mountain City NAVY Jason Thompson MSC On the wayto Persian Gulf on the U.S.S. Duluth Hometown: Buda Seth Thompson AC2 Stationed in El Centro, CA Hometown: Buda J.T. Brewington Newsport, Virginia Airman on U.S.S. Ronald Reagan Hometown: Kyle Jason Wiley Pensacola, Florida Hometown: Hamilton, Utah AN Broderick A. Cobbs North Island, CA Hometown: Buda PO3 August J. Wells Commander, USS 1WO JIMA LHD 7 Hometown: Manor Jason Vaught U.S.S. JFK (deployed) Hometown: San Marcos Travis Robillard ;Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA. Hometown: Buda Steve M. Arenz Pearl Harbor, Hi. Hometown: Buda Rowdy R. May Stationed on USS Peleiu, San Diego Hometown: Buda PO3 Eddie Garza U.S.S. JFK (deployed) Hometown: Houston John Peterson Michael J. Romero Aviation Ordinance Airman USS Carl Vinson, Lemoore, CA Hometown: Buda dll/b & d/&RIZ SPC Andy Saucedo Texas Army National Guard Hometown: Kyle Terry Dees Hometown: Kyle For changes or additions, please call 208-7862 or 262-6397