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Page .4C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press June 23, 2010 CTMC to host Baby Fest Sunday STAFF REPORTS Central Texas Medical Cen- ter (CTMC) wilLhost its first annual Baby Fest on Sunday, from 1-4 p.m. The event will include more than 30 busi- nesses providing information and services for baby, mom and family, along with door prizes, activities for children, an appetizer buffet, mini- tours of the new Childbirth Center and 'Health Talks' throughout the day. "Within Hays County we have so many great resources for room, baby and family," said Lana Cameron, CTMC's Director of Patient'Care. "Morns and moms-to-be are already incredibly busy so it is impor- tant that we bring all of these resources and organizations together for a one-stop-shop." In late 2009, CTMC com- pleted a $35 million expan- sion and renovation on a 64,000-square-foot Women's Center that includes all pri- vate rooms, a Level II Neona- tal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a new cardiac inpatient nursing unit with all private rooms. It also includes an on- site, high-risk delivery suite and a customized cesarean section suite. The event will include tours of this new facility by Childbirth Center Associates. The Baby Fest booths will include vendors such as baby boutiques, eco-friendly products, vaccinations for the family, baby safety and, nutri- tion, physician offices, car seat fittings, pregnancy massage and exercise and heaithcare services. Health Talks presented by area physicians and clini- , cal professionals will be held throughout the afternoon, in- cluding"Baby's Development Milestones,""Bahy Nutrition Options," and "Health & Fit- ness for Mom." For more information on this event, please visit www. and click on the Baby Fest logo, call Tabitha Waish at 512.753.3676, or email OBITUARIES DAHLIN Eugenia Selman Dahlin, 83, of Kings- land, passed away on Sunday June 20, 2010. She was born June 13, 1927 to Beryle (White) and Bartlett Selman in Carrizo Springs, TX. She graduated from Buda High School in 1945 and married David E. Dahlin, Jr., on November 22, 1950 in Buda. Eugenia was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kingsland; she enjoyed church, her church family, singing and painting. She loved her family, cherished her grandchildren and great grandchil- dren and she is now with the love of her life, Jesus. Survivors include daughters, Diane Pax and husband Ed of Platte City, Missouri; Jeannie Kay Davis and husband Milton of Kingsland; sons, Richard Dahlin of Kings- land; Donald Dahlin and wife Yolanda of Kyle; sisters, Ruthie DonsbachofAustin; Beryle Sue O'Dell of Kerrville; brothers, Bart Selman and wife Margaret of Austin; Paul Selman of Elk City, Idaho; Walter Selman of Wimberley; Gary Selman of Kerrville; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents, Beryl and Bartlett Selman; husband, David E. Dahlin, Jr.; sister, Roxie Selman; sister-in-law, Linda Selman and brother- in-law, Elbert Donsbach. Memorial services were held Wednes- day, June 23, at First Baptist Church in Kingsfand with Pastor Doug Lindley officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Kingsland, P. O. Box 1137, Kingsland, TX 78639 or the American Diabetes Association. BRrI'rlAN Ella Hargrove Brittian, 93, died June 20, 2010. She was born December 3, 1916 in Durant, Oklahoma to E. C. and Saphro- nia Hargrove. She moved to East Texas at an early age and later attended Tarlton University in Stephenville. She met her husband, Lt. Col. Lloyd E. "Gene" Brittian in Oklahoma City in 1940 and they were married in 1945. She led an active and interesting life, traveling with her husband to various Air Force stations in the U.S. and the Far East. She worked as a Red Cross volunteer for many years. Among her favorite experiences were the years she spent in Japan. While there, she spent much of her time volunteer- ing with the American Military Hospital and helped meet the airplanes bringing wounded soldiers back from the Korean War Zone for medical treatment. In 1965, Ella and Gene moved to Austin where Gene retired from the Air Force and received his degree from UT. Ella and Gene continued their volunteer work together for the Retired SeniorVolunteer Program, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society and the Lady Bird John- sonWildflower Center. Ella also worked 12 years at the Texas Education Agency, retiring in 1982 from the Textbook Divi- sion, She was a charter member of Ban- nockbum Baptist Church and a member of the Maranatha Class. She served as Chairman of the Historical Committee for 17 years and cared for newborn babies in the nursery for more than 10 years. She loved her Lord Jesus, her husband, children and precious grandchildren with unconditional love. They will treasure her memory intheir hearts forever. Ella was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and seven sisters. Survivors are her loving husband of 65 years; son, Robert M. Britfian and wife Terry of Damascus, MD and daughter, Jeanell Davis and husband Chester of Buda; five grandchildren, Summer Nor- ton, Dustin Davis, Allison Davis, Dianna and Samuel Brittian; great granddaugh- ter, Carly Norton and great grandson, Case Norton. She is also survived by brother, Alvis Hargrove of Wichita Falls. Funeral services were held on Wednes- day, June 23, at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin, followed by burial at Forest Oaks Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Bannockbum Baptist Church or char- ity of your choice. BLANEY William Allen Blaney, Jr., 45, of Buda died Friday, June 11, 2010. Memorial ser- vices will be held Saturday, June 26, at 7 p.m., at HomeWorks Landscape Materi- ais, 103 Rebel Drive in Kyle. CISNEROS Patricia M. Cisneros, 38, of Kyle, was called to her eternal rest and released from her earthly bonds to be with our Father in Heaven on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Born August 18, 1971, in San Marcos, a beloved mother, wife, daughter, sister and aunt, she was preceded in death by her grandparents John St. and Connie Cisner- os and Jose and Petra Mosqueda. Patricia you will be missed greatly and will always be with us in our mind and spirit. The family would like to extend a spe- ciai thanks to St. David's Hospital, CTMC- Physical and Speech Therapists, Commu- nicate, Sally Rosales and Dr. Rogers and staff and thanks to family and friends for your love, support and prayers. Survivors are parents: John Jr. and Susana Cisneros of Kyle; brother John Cisneros III of San Marcos; sister Nancy Cisneros-Reyes of Kyle; children Martin Jacob Martinez and Sara Mariah Martinez of Kyle; husband Martin Martinez of Kle; nephews Jason Lee, Adrian Michael and John Caleb Cisneros. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, June 22, at St. Anthony's Catho- lic Church. Interment followed at San Miguel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Lee Roy Martinez, Rudy, Jasonlee, Jerry and Rudy Leon Cisneros and Frank Luna. KRAUSE Gary Preston Krause, 64, of Austin died Sunday, June 13, 2010, with family and friends close in his heart. He was a loving son, father, husband and brother, whose insight into the detail of the world will be greatly missed. The Krause family lived in Buda for a number of years. Gary attended the Buda schools until the family's move in 1964. Father, Preston Krause and sister, Cath- erine Bachus, precede Gary in death. He is survived by mother, Leta Krause of Austin; wife, Gaff I(rause of Austin; sister Jane Hallgren and husband Otto ofWhite- fish, Montana; daughter Tanya Randall and husband Matt of Hempstead Texas.; son Adam Cody and wife Angela of Pfluger- ville; daughter Brandi Krause of Flatonia; daughter Cheyenne Krause of Austin; step: son Bryan Higginbotham of Austin and four grandchildren, .Colton Randall, Mia Krause, Katie and Charlie Higginbotham', and by man's best friend, Rosie. Gary loved to travel and see new coun- try. He loved all things mechanical from antique traqtors to the latest military vehicles. Gary took great pride in the suc- cesses of those he loved. Those who go on without him will remember him dearly. Services will be private. In lieu of flow- ers, the family requests that donations in his name be sent to a charity of your choice. i Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C The free concert at Buda City Park on Friday, June 25 starts at 7 p.m., with mu- sic byAaron Navarro and Curtis Grimes. ooo Starting Tuesday, June 29, from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m., traffic will be detoured from Main Street onto Cabela Drive. Watch for signs. OQO First Thursday in downtown Buda is July 1. There will be the ever-popular classic car show presented by the Gear Heads, shopping at, the various busi- nesses on Main along with food and entertainment. Do hope that Carolynn Schneider and Matkha McGee are both starting to' feel better. got Birthday wishes go out to Mike Conner and Blent Freitag on June 24; Joe Randow andVeronicaVallejo o n June 25; Sandra Ramage on June 27; Shirley Koehler on June 28; and 21-year-old Zach Barton on June 30. ool Celebrating anniversaries on June 28 are Jeanne and Joe Mac Jones, Lisa and Warren Ketteman and Jerry and Charles McCormick. Congratulations to all the longtime married folks. Don't forget the Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament on Sunday, June 27, starting at 2 p.m. First'place prize is a Garmin 1350 GPS receiver with high- resolution, 4.3 touch screen display (val- ue $200). Second place is a SanDisk MP3 , player that plays video, music, photos and audio books (value $85). There will be more great prizes for the final players at the' last table as well as door prizes. This is a fund raising event benefit- ing the Onion Creek Senior Citizens in Buda and sponsored by the Buda Lions Club. Contact Richard Harlow for more . information at 512-626-4038 or email Odds & Ends Continued from pg. 1C Kim had to work), also son Dwight and Anna Schwert- feger, Ailie, Lindsay and Tra- vis of Las Vegas. Lorene was assisted by members of her family and all who attended, as well as the honored couple, truly enjoyed the gathering and renewed a lot of ( know you!) of years ago. Thdnks for the memories. We hope our friendship never ends, even though they will be miles away, let us stay the best of friends. Speaking of moving, St. John Lutheran Church is looking for a choir direc- tor and song leader. We say good-bye to Joann Tannzer, Troy and Gabe, with a sad heart and hope and pray that their move to NewYok will be good. Joann did the beau- tiful "put together" of the quilts that the Women's Guild raffled (the ladies made the squares) the last two years. In the meantime, George Ly- ons Liturgist, is doing a fine job as song leader. Thanks, George. The topic of the Sunday morning sermon at St. John Lutheran Church was en- titled The Still Small Voice. Though it was a Father's Day service, mothers could well be included to take heed of the message. Fathers were honored with a Fellowship and donuts and coffee. Good to see Jeffery lakubik of Snook. He is doing well after surgery and looked good in his EMT uniform. He came to church from work. He spent the" day with his par- ents, Pastor Carlson and Judy Jakubik. ooo Mike and Debbie Moore and sons honored their father and grandfather with a steak supper on Sunday. Coming to enjoy the sup- per and visit were Debbie's parents, Daniel and Sharon Heideman, grandparents, Raymond and Myrtle Heide- man, Mike's uncle, Guy an d Pat Young. Other guests included Virginia Moore, Lisa Moore, David and Becca Schultz, Margaret Holt, Clar- ence Heideman and Brian Heideman, the chef at the barbeque pit. The steaks and all the side dishes and des- sert were delicious. Thanks. Sympathy is extended to the family of Julia Garcia. Ju- lia was the wife of Ambrosia Garcia and mother of Juan, Rosie and George and grand- mother to several grandchil- dren. She was a resident of Uhland for many years. OOO Happy 40  wedding anni- versary to Charlie and Donna Orn on June 26. Happy birth- day to Samantha Avalos on June 24. ooo By the way, if you have a gathering or celebration and have drinks in cans, please remember that St. John Lutheran Church is collect- ing the pull-tabs to add to the collection for the Shriners. They put the funds received from recycling them to good use. Also keep AliCe Burns in your prayers. She is seriously ill. She and her husband Curtis have been generous donors to St. John as good friends of the congregation. 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