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F Page 4C 116HBORS Hays Free Press • August 18, 2010 + (Spirit) at Christ Temple, Cassopolis, Mich. Her behavior represented total Richard Harley, 65, of Niederwald, faith in her lord and savior. She was formerly of W'tmberiey, died Monday, very family-oriented, enjoyed family August 2, 2010. He was a carpenter, reunions and holidays and was a He is survived bypartner Ginger Ev- strong fighter when it came to her aus. Services willbe Saturday, August: family. She enjoyed helping oth- 21, at 6:30 p.m., at Camp Ben Mc- Culloch Pavilion in Driftwood. mOOD Cynthia (Bryant) Hamood, of Elkhart went home to be with her lord and savior, Jesus Christ, on Tues- day. August 10, 2010. Cynthia was born July 3 in Chicago to Freddie and Wllhelmina Bryant. She leaves behind her parents and four siblings, Ray (Sandra) Bry- ant of Kyle, Robert (Peggy) Bryant of Elkhart, Rudy (Sandra) Bryant of Atlanta and Eric (Joyce} Bryant of Chicago. Also surviving are her chil- dren, Vanessa Phillips of Mishawaka, Kelmy Phillips of South Bend, KellJ Phillips of South Bend, Isaac Peele of Elkhart and Keianna Poole of Elkhart. Left to cherish her beautiful memo- ries are three grandchildren, Nykeria, David and Jeremiah, and her special niece, who is like a daughter, Tasha R. Bryant of Orlando, FL. Surviving as wall are a host of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, plus other relatives and her church family. Her brother, Kenny Bryant, and nephew, ]It Bryant, as well as her paternal and maternal grandparents preceded her in death. Cynthia loved the lord. She was baptized in Jesus name and received the precious gift of the Holy Ghost ere and teaching children. She was also caring, a great graphic designer and loved to share with others. She was a lover of the Word (Bible). She loved studying and reading, sewing her. KYSER the age and designing in her spare t~,e. Her family, f favorite phrase was'All is well, and pastor a her favorite color was purple. A celebration service was held on Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Cha- pel Hill Funeral Home in Osceola, Indiana, with interment following at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola. again 1OlErCHIK R was Alta Mac Kretchmar, 88, of Austin, passed away on Thursday; August 12, for 27 2010 at the Summit at Westlake Hills. She was born to Walter and Frieda over 19 Benner on March 29, 1922 in Man- chaca. Alta owned and operated Honda of His f Austin Motorcycles Sales and Ser- vice from 1961 until her retirement in 1985. In her later years, she took Mel is several cruises and enjoyed visiting far away and beautiful places, such as Japan, Russia, Europe and Hawaii. Kyie and Those left behind to cherish her memory are her daughter Helen Curler of Buda; son Bobby Kretchmar of Manchaca; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her brother, Edward Benner, also survives 16, 2010 at Cook-Walden/ Cemetery, Ptlugerville. ' has be the Alzheimer's Association. slipped into ; of Jesus on August 12, 2010 at thim. s a born that • He Church of Kyle Mel taught English and and he was very active ,and Life. , Sr. and preceded him r hJs loving wife children, son Jason Kyser of hlicen and daugh- Hpich of Kyle and her mother, V'gginia Kyser sister, Shirley ludd of Austin; nephews and family and friends. , would like to thank Dr. Loukas, Dr. Dziuk, nurse, Mary and staff members, Ellen and Robyn at Texas Oncology. Theyloved us and served us with medical expertise. Susie Kana, nurse and family friend, walked with Mel throughout this journey with cancer - Thank you. Visitation was held Tuesday, Au- gust 17 at Thomason Funeral Home in San Mattes. Funeral services were conducted onWednesday, August 18, at the First Baptist Church of Kyle. Family burial followed at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial con- tributions be given to First Baptist Church of Kyle, P. O. Box 247, Kyle, TX 78640. ROCHA Susan C. Roche, 59, an esteemed attorney truly committed to public service and greatly loved by her fam- ily, friends and colleagues, passed away Friday, August 13, 2010. Her kindness, compassion, intelligence and wit will be missed. Sqsan, a native of San Antonio, was a 1982 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, a 1976 graduate of Chicago State University where she received a master's degree in Urban Education and a 1973 graduate of the University of Dayton, Ohio. She graduated from St. Francis Academy in 1969. She was a partner with Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bemal, PC., where she practiced municipal law. At the time of her death she was City At- torney for the cities ofBuda, Ci- bole, Roma and San Felipe and was general counsel to many other public entities. She assisted and mentored hundreds of elected and appointed off~cials and staff on issues affecting local government for over 25 years. She was an Assistant City Attorney for the city of San Antonio from 1985 to 1987. She served as Senior Inter- tghovernmental Relations Officer for e U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under Secretary Henry Cisneros in Washington, D.C. and represented municipal interests at the state legislative level since 1989 when she served as First Assistant General Counsel for the Texas Munic- ipal League in Austin. In 1992, Susan created the first Office of Municipal Affairs, charged with representing the interests of Texas cities in the Texas Attorney General's Office. Susan taught at St. Mary's Law School and was a frequent contribu- tor to the continuing legal programs at the University of Texas, State Bar of Texas and many other statewide con- ferences on local government issues. She started her career as a history and geography teacher. Her mother, Connie Rocha; two sisters; two brothers and extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins, members of her law firm and friends around the world survive Susan: Visitation was held on Monday, August 16 with burial on Tuesday at San Fernando Cathedral in San Anto- nio. Donations can be made to Susan C. Rocha Memorial Fund, 1517 North Main, San Antonio, Texas 78212. SAmR Y, Sr • Indoor Rummage Sale, 7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Buda Senior CitlT.e~s, FM 2770 @ Barton's Crossing my,t usr • The Seals Sistem of Winchester, 5:30 p.m. and Steel Magnolias, 8 p.m., in concert at Spdng Lake Ballroom, The Embassy Suites, Mc- Carry Lane at IH35, 201, San Mamos. For info call 512-757-4901 UY,/UJ61J 23 • Rrat day of school for Hays CISD students TUBOAY, AUaBr 24 • Kyte Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at PAC, "State of the Mayer Lucy Johnson and Intedm City Manager James F-am THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 • Diabetes Prevention Seminar, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., YMCA Hays. Free, but advance registration required by calling 324-1891 or visit www.good diabetes FRIDAY, AUGUST 27 • Open House, 11 a.m.-2p.m., honodng retiring Susan Shmmm, Hays County Extension Agent, 1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos • Teen Night at Kyle Pool, ages 13-18, pizza & drinks sold SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 • United Way of Hays County fundraissr, 5-9 p.m., Texas Old Town, Kyle. For tickets call 353- 1420. • =5~ Sunday Singing." First Baptist Church of Buda, 6 p.m. Special g~ bluegrass/gospel band. ONGOING • Baseball/Softball lion for North Register online now thru 3 dates Aug. 28 and Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2880 Goforth Kyle • Flag tration for North Hays, ages Walk-u and Sept. 4, 9a.m.-1 Goforth Rd., Kyle • VFW POST 12058 is and looking for new Locs am encouraged to join. are 2"d month at 7:00 p.m. For more information, email The Hays Free Press is dedi- cating a special section of the Bulletin Board to Senior Citizens. If you have any organizations or events for this section, please small to news@haysfrseprass. ccm or Sandra@haysfreepress. corn or mail to The Free Press, R O. Box 339, Buda, 78610. THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 • Onion Creek Senior Citizens, Buda, 9 a.m., noon lunch• Pro- gram by Richard Saiessi SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 • Indoor Rummage Sale, 7:30 e.m.- 2 p.m., Onion Creek Senior Citizens Center, Buda TUESDAY, AUGUST 24 • Kyle Area Senior Zone, 9:30 a.m., Old Kyle City Hall. Lunch at noon THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 , Onion Creek Senior Citizens, Buda, 9 a.m., covered dish unch, Meat provided, bdng side ONDAYS , Shingles vaccine is available at the Hays County Health Dept. If your health insurance will not pay for the vaccine, then you will be eligible. Call the Health Dept. at 393-5520 and tell them you am going to the Kyle Health Dept•, so that the staff will bring plenty of the vaccine with them. No appointment is necessary. Cost is $50. The Kyle Health Dept. is open on Mondays 1 to 6 p.m. and Tuesdays 1 to 4 p.m. FIRST TUESDAY • Games of Canasta and 42, On- ion Creek Senior Citizens Center, Buda, 6 p.m. Cost $2. (295-3015) SECOND MONDAY • Kyle Quilters meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Kyle City Hall, 101 S. Bufleson SECOND TUESDAY • First Baptist Church in Kyle has a senior luncheon at noon on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to all seniors in the Ky~o area. EVERY TUESDAY • Quilting at Onion CreekSenior Citizens in Buda from 9:30 a.m. until noon. For information call Linda, 295-5726. EVERY WEDNESDAY • Duplicate Brid! Senior Citizens Center, Buda, 11:30 (Call Donna 268-4672) EVERY THURSDAY • The zens in Buda are inviting all seniors to stop by for socializing every Thursday at t Center on FM 2770 and Crossing (behind the JP'= Doors open at 9 a.m. for and visiting. Lunch is served noon. (Cost $4) on Thursday call the center at 295-3413. THIRD THURSDAY • National Active and Retired meet at 10 a.m. at the South Austin Senior Center, 3911 chaca Rd, Austin EVERY WEEK DAY • Kyle Meals on ing at the Old Police Station at 103 S. Front St. Table games start at 9:30 a.m. each da~ meals served at 11:30 a.m. Odds & Ends Continued from pg. 1C ter on August 28 also want to bring a favorite game of cards or dominos to play. Speaking of school, con- gratulations to Sabrina Tate, who graduated from Texas State on Friday, August 13th. Sabrina is the daughter of Charlie and Ladonna Tate of Gonzales, formerly of Kyle. A dinner honoring Sabrina was held in the home of her great-grandmother, Marga- ret Holt of Kyle. Her grand- parents are Lamar and Lois Lacaze of Kyle. Among the relatives and friends attend- ing were aunts and uncles, Danny and Sharon Heide- man and James and loann Holt of Uhland. Luncheon guests of Doro- thy Schneider on Thursday were her nephew Dr. Stan- ley Schneider of Charlotte, North Carolina and his parents, Ernie and Marie Schneider and brother, Dwight of San Marcos. They enjoyed Marie's stew and lots of visiting. Happy birthday to Ken- neth Schnautz on the 21= of August and Dorothy Sch- neider who will be 80 years young on August 23. Patty Lyons also has a birthday on the 22nd of August. Hope all had a happy one! Sympathy is extended to Frieda Stuenkel Ewald of Deanville, who lost a son to a heart attack. Russell was only 35 years old when he died while driving to town on August 12. Funeral services were held Monday, August 16. Frieda grew up in the Rogers Ranch and Niederwald community and graduated from Lockhart High School. She was mar- ried to the late Walter Ewald. Russell leaves many relatives in the area and sympathy is extended to all. We could not attend the open house for the K&J Woodworks last Friday evening, but I bet it was well attended. 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