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+ I Page 2C NEIGHBORS It is beginning to look a lot ..... ooo like a Budafest weekend. ~BU ~i The big two-day event is Again thisyear, the Knights A belate of Columbus will provide a Lorene Co: this Saturday and Sunday. A :'~:~'~,~::~'~i~:~'~,:*:~,~ii~i traditional Christmas din- her big da3 parade down Main Street at 10 a.m. will kick things off on ner at Santa Cruz Catholic birthday Saturday moming. There will Church on Sunday, Decem- rice of the i be lots of food, arts and crafts ber 4. The free dinner is for Dec. 1; Mi( booths, free entertainment, all area senior citizens. Serv- Taylor and carnival rids for the kids and, of course, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be in town. The local businesses along Main Street will be open and ready for shoppers. There will be paid parking, which benefits Project Graduation, behind the pavilion at City Park (follow the signs) and on-street parking on various streets. The Friends of the Buda Library Book Sate will open December 1st and 2nd in the evening from 6 to 8 p.m. for the Members Preview Book Sale. The preview is open to current members of the Friends and memberships are available at the door. There are lots of great books for Christmas gifts or for your cozy winter reading. The regular book sale will be on Saturday and Stmday during Budafest. The Onion Creek Senior Citizens are asking for commu- nity support of their Budafest booth which will be stocked with home baked goods and handmade items. The booth is located under the old oak tree across from the gazebo. Also, show your support for the Buda seniors by purchasing raffle tickets for the handmade quilt drawing. Quilt tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing for the winner of the quilt will be held Sunday evening at the Knights of Columbus dinner at Santa Cruz Catholic Church. You need not be present to win. ing starts at 5 p.m. and you Dec. 2; Nic can bet there will be good Glllis on D food, door prizes and lots of on Dec. 4, great entertaiument. Dec. 5; Pat Hays CISD will have a Get a he special concert for area festivities | senior citizens on Tuesday, by coming December 6. The holiday "First Thin event starts at 5:30 p.m. at 1. Downto the Performing Arts Center. special sal, Transportation will be avail- shoppers able by bus from Santa Cruz Art Along Catholic Church in Buda and Christmas Old Kyle City Hall at 5:15 p.m. children t( to take you to the PAC and home. Also return when the concert is and Buda~ over. Please RSVP by Friday, open hous December 2 to Bea Diaz at Ya'll con 268-2141. Buda! f Hays Free Press * November 30, 2011 t bk~day wish to fee who celebrated on Nov. 27. More ishes go out to Jus- ~eace Scott Cary on hael Carroll, Don Henry Aparicio on a Eckols and Muriel .~c. 3; Mac Glenn :~velyn Malatek on German on Dec. 7. ~dstart on the Buda or the weekend downtown on sday" December ma merchants plan ;s and activities for long Main Street. /lain will have ornaments for the make and take ~, Buda City Hall Umex host an e from 5 to 7p.m. Le to downtown Four-legged fundraiser Extreme Multi-Sports of Kyle hosted a 5K for runners and their dogs recently, raising $1,000 for PAWS Animal Shelter. The check was accompanied by donations of food and well. First place winner was Lucy, accompanied by owner Janet Slover with a time of 32:15. If you'd like to make a donation to the PAWS Animal Shelter, contact them at 512-268-2622. They are located at 500 E. FM 150 in Kyle. + + CUELLAR Cesar "Nini" Cuellar, Jr, age 22, of Kyle, Texas, passed away November 25, 2011. Cesar was born September 17, 1989, in Dal- las. He graduated from Leh- man High School in Kyle and was employed at Carters in San Marcos. He loved fishing, playing soccer and will always be remem- bered by his warm smile. Cesar is survived by his fa- ther, Cesar Cuellar Sr., mother Taffanay Cuellar, sons, Cesar Andres and Aaden, brother, Corey, sisters, Nina and Cat- alina, maternal grandmother Micaela P. Vasquez, paternal grandparents, Manuel and Rosa Cuellar, numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Funeral Services were held Tuesda~fi Novembe:r 29, 2011, at Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle. Burial followed at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale, Texas. ANDERSON Mary C. Beaver Anderson (Marylee), 88, born in Austin on August 21, 1923 to parents Howard A. Beaver and Louise Grimes Beaver departed her earthly life on Novem - ber 25, 2011. She spent her childhood in east Austin (10th ward) attending Metz Elementary, Allan Jr. High and graduating from Austin High School in 1941. She worked as a page at the state capital and then went to work for South- western Bell as a switchboard operator. She married Leon Richard Anderson on Janu- ary 15, 1944. After a few more years working, she became a fulltime morn, raising two sons and a neighborhood of children. A boy scout den mother, classroom mother at Zilker and Porter, baseball mother and Sunday school teacher, these were her calling in life. Her early years shaped her determination and her compassion for others. As a charter member of Christ Lutheran Church, her motto, as she told us often, was "the Lord never puts more on your plate than you could handle." Maryiee was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, her parents, a brother, Frank Beaver, sisters-in-law, Peggy Beaver and Elfie Thom- as, and brothers-in-law, Bruce Thomas andVernon Streeter. She is survived by son, Lee Roy Anderson and wife, Susan of Buda; granddaughter, Dawn Nicole Sheets and hus- band, Jay and great-grandson, Carter Sheets of Forney, TX; son, carl E. Anderson and wife, Debbie of Buda and grandsons, Howard Anderson of Big Springs and Patti Ander- son of Llano; brother, Leslie Beaver of Lockhart; sisters-in- law, Bernice Amy Streeter of Austin, Virginia Tschatschula and husband, Leroy of Hous- ton and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. The family would like to offer a special thanks to the staff of Riverside Rehabilita- tion and Healthcare Center for their loving care of our mother during her stay there. Also, words cannot express our thanks to those that visited her during her confinement. Friends, church members and family have been a great comfort during this difficult time. We send our love to Jewel Anderson, Don Anderson, Brenda Langley and her family for their tire- less efforts on behalf of our mother. Funeral Services were held Monday, November 28, 2011, at Christ Lutheran Church in Austin with Pastor John C. Stennfeld officiating. In- terment followed at Cook- Walden Memorial Hill Cem- etery in Pfiugerville. Memorials can be made to Christ Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice. Obitu- ary and guestbook online at www.penningtonfuneral- BUNTON Alex "Tug" Bunton, 85, of Kyle passed away Sunday, November 27, 2011. Wife, Jeanette, survives him. Visitation will be Thurs- day, December 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar in Austin. Funeral services will be Friday, December 3 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Cook- Walden Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cook-Walden/ Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville. MCDANIEL MabreyWeldon McDaniel, age 70, of Buda, affectionately known to family and friends as 'Big Mac', died at home on Thursday morning, Novem- ber 24, 2011, following a long illness. Weldon was born Octo- ber 25, 1941, in Taylor, Texas (Williamson County) to the late MabreyW. McDaniel St. and Eva Baker. He attended McCallum High School and subsequently worked at the State Capitol as a page. He then served in the U.S. Na- tional Guard at Camp Mabry in Austin, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant (State Hq and Hq Det, TexARNG). On May 28, 1966, he was united in marriage to Linda M. Hen- son in Austin. Weldon was a journeyman electrician who worked on commercial properties in the Austin area. As a journeyman, he had the distinct honor of mentoring other electricians daughtc at the apprentice level to help in Kyle), hone their skills and guide and Cla: them on their career paths, lies. Bes He was a loyal, dedicated her fam employee who loved his job, many h, and was a proud member of her cor~ IBEW Local 520 for 45 years, in Jenni Weldon retired in 2010. library t Weldon was a devoted Pink La~ husband, father, grandfather on the and friend. He enjoyed travel- State Ba ing and the occasional night She was out at the casino with his best loving, t friend and wife, Linda. Many wit, and summers were spent camping kept he3 at Lady Bird Park in a pop-up traditio: trailer with his wife and three children, as he loved his fam- ily and the outdoors. Rarely did Weldon miss an event involving any of his children. More recently, he was able to spend quality time with his two toddler grandsons. As a friend, Weldon was one of the best. He was always willing to lend a helping hand with no hesitation or expectation of anything in return. Weldon was a strong, supportive, lov- ing, reliable and dependable man. Weldon is survived by his wife, Linda; two sons, Jason and Ryan McDaniel, Austin; his daughter Allison McDan- iel and her husband Ken Mar- ciano, Phoenix, Arizona; and two grandchildren, Rocco and Bronx Marciano, Phoe- nix, Arizona; two brothers, Dennis and his wife, Carolyn McDaniel, Hutto and Barry Williams, Bryan-College Sta- tion. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other rela- tives and many friends. Funeral services for Weldon McDaniel were held Mon- day, November 28, 2011, at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin. David Sweet, pastor at Hays Hills Baptist Church officiated. Burial followed at Cooke-Walden/Forest Oaks Cemetery in Austin. WIEGAND Dorys Elaine Loewer Wiegand, 81, died November 20, 2011. She married Joe Weigand of Kyle in the early 1950s and the couple lived in Kyle and attended the Immanuel Baptist Church before moving to Jennings, Louisiana, where Dorys's parents Arthur and Mary Schmeltekopf Loewer and their family lived. Dorys's younger sister, Mary Martha Loewer, later married Rex Weigand of Kyle, and Joe and Dorys made many trips to Kyle over the years to visit family and friends here. Their great pride was in their four baking ; cakes aJ Fune were in buried (Uhlam beside t died in; is survfi daught( Brenda Springfi (and M; Springfi rs, Brenda (born Daphne, Melissa, re, and their fami- ides her devotion to ly, Dorys devoted mrs of service to munity and church ags, serving on the ,oard, as a hospital ly, with the PTA, and oard of the Louisiana ptist Convention. best known for her :enerous spirit, quick ready laugh, and family's German zs alive especially in md sharing coffee td honey cookies. ral services for Dorys lennings, LA. She was .t Live Oak Cemetery , Texas) on Nov. 23 Ler beloved Joe, who ;eptember 2010. She ed by her four rs and their families: '~and Barry) Williams, eld, MO; Daphne Lrk) Anderson, eld, MO; Melissa (and Shannon) Hall, St. Francis- ville, LA; and Claire (and Joel) James, Mandeville, LA. Her grandchildren are Stephen (and Shelby) Williams, Peter Williams, Joe Anderson, John Anderson, Madelyn Hall, An- drew Hall, Kathryn James and Julia James. Also surviving Dorys are her sisters Carolyn Gearhart, Annette Lindsey and Mary Martha Wiegand, and two brothers, Harold and Frederick Loewer. "Bless the Lord, 0 my soul, and all that is within me, bless His Holy Name." WILDER Carol Ann Wilder of Driftwood, Texas, beloved and cherished wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011, at the age of 60; She Was born March 1, 1951, in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of William E and Alma Lorraine (Griffin) Fenley. She is survived byher parents; husband, Jack Daniel Wilder; son, HarperWilder; daughter, Lea Wilder; brother, Paul R. Fenley; sister, Melanie K. Webb; and four grandchil- dren. Carol loved life and ev- erything about it. She lived by the motto "if you fill your heart with love, there isn't room for anything else." She filled our worlds with love. Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, from 1-4 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2011. Please come help us celebrate her life this weekend at 10 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2011, in the Pennington Memo- rial Chapel. Interment will follow at the San Marcos City Cemetery. Serving as pall- bearers will be Travis Arrieta, James Stitts, Weston Schulze, DenzalWright, Colby Stevens, Mathew Mullens, Jesse Flores and Zak Robinson. Obituary and guestbook online at www.penningtonfu- Wade Butler Studio Sale December 3rd & 4th 10AM til 4PM *Original Oil Paintings Giclee canvas reproductions *Signed prims from $30 *Commission Paintings 2521 Hugo Road, :San Marcos Studio located between San Marcos and Wimberley See website for d rections, art, and information "Tailgate Party" "Fence Mending"