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Page 2C COMMUNITY Hays Free Press December 10, 2014 SITES Heaven has received a very special angel. Wanda Dell Kaufman Sites was joined with our Heavenly Father on December 3, 2014, surround- ed and- held in the loving arms of her family. Born February 10, 1933, to Mary Esther (Green) Kaufman and Aubrey Dean Kaufman in Austin, Texas, Wanda was a lifelong Austinite and proud of it! She met her loving husband and best friend of 65 years, Walter B. "Bubbles" Sites at the Lockhart Creamery on South Lamar when she was 15. She loved to hear daddy tell the story of how he saw her walking to work and told his morn as he pointed to her, "I'm gonna marry that girl!" Mom was a tiny lady, but if she heard anyone say that she would say, Why do they keep saying that? I'm big! Dynamite comes in small pack- ages!" Boy was she right! Momma, Morn, Grandma, Maw, Gram- ma-Nonna-Gramma was the epitome of grace and instilled a legacy of strength, determination, strong-will and a heart as big as they come! She has been an amazing example to her family of what love, devotion and laughter should look like. She taught us all many things along the way: like learning how to play poker by the age of five, how to bet on the horses (only $2 bets), how to scratch a lottery ticket, how to cuff each other's hair, how to care uncon- ditionally for any animal we brought home, how to pack a wet wash rag and a bag of snacks everywhere you went and how to not argue and love one another no matter what has happened. The legacy will contin- ue through her daughters, Wanda Jeanine Thomp- son, Susan Elizabeth Pan- nell and husband Charles Dudley Jr., Tammy Bea Thompson and husband Duane Allen, Lori Katha- leen Shultz and husband Robert Philip; her three sisters, Teenie Hefner, her very close and special devoted sister, Darlene Bushover and husband Fred, Mary Retalek and husband Monty. She is also survived by nine loving grand- children: Julie Larkin and husband Jake, Alicia Arnold and husband Jayson, RachelWright and husband Ryan, Am- ber Evans and husband David, Brent Thomp- son, Ashley Thompson, Athen Shultz, Braden Shultz and Kiele Dell Shultz, and five spunky great-grandchildren: Cason Wright, Addyson Arnold, Avery Larkin, Ava Evans and Finley Kate Larkin. Momma's good friend, MaryValle was there for mother day and night until she took her last breath, praying, singing and worshiping with her. We are also so thankful for our mother's spiritual warrior, Missy Stephen- son. We could not be more blessed. Waiting for her to join them were her parents, and her three loving brothers Jimmy, Billy and Bobby Kaufman. Wanda always thought of others and truly loved being around children and attending her grand- children's sporting events. Momhad the biggest heart. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association. Continued from pg. 1C box at the message "Loving Mountain City" board near the City's by creating Christmas entrance by 5:00 p.m. on decor displays for the Friday. enjoyment of children At http: / / ldrv. and the heart of a child ms/lyYqHWz, find (1) in all of us. link to printable ballot Thanks to a that includes "Best of sponsorship from Devil ..." and "Citywide", (2) Dog Construction, Jeff link to online form for Radke, Loving Mountain "Best Of...", and, (3) City has collected link to online form for sufficient funds for the "Citywide". "Lighting of City Hall" "Citywide" gives project. recognition by category The Tour de Lights (Grand Prize, People's hayride on Friday night, Favorite, Sparkle, Dec. 19, will route past Creativity, Workshop, award-winning houses, CHRISTmas, Santa, starting at the bright Theme, Elegance). City Hall. "Best of..." gives recognition to one house *** on each street or section of a street. Iridescent Now let me encourage snowflakes mark the you to stream into boundaries between City Hall at the special sections on longest streets, council meeting to be But, you need not find the held Monday Dec. 15 at snowflakes because the 7 p.m., regarding the nominees' addresses are development agreement listed on the ballot. There's between Mountain City a"best of" for every 12 (or and Clark Wilson for the so) houses, planned 2,200 home By 10 p.m. on Sunday, development behind us Dec. 14, submit online called Anthem. the two ballots or deliver Clark Wilson has a the one printed ballot to contract to purchase the 332 Live Oak Drive. former Nance Ranch. Thanks to ALL who are Back in July, Mr. Wilson told the city he has zoning, engineering, contractual deadlines and infrastructure), in mid-December. Now, "vertical" improvements with two new council (buildings and other members, the city is structures for human rushing to complete the occupancy), or both. development agreement. Upon legal counsel, Who even knows what no details of the draft the term "development development agreement agreement" means? It were released to us. is extremely serious We were given an and escalates the he- invitation to give hum "maybe someday" comment during the into a signed contract past several months. that will affect us But, we could not be and our children and given the topics within grandchildren, the agreement on which Best I can ascertain, to comment, per the a generic development attorney's counsel. agreement is a contractual agreement .** between a city and the owner of real property Always I give to you an relating to development invite to submit tidbits. of the property. The Ptom5678@gmail.com scope may cover (subject: TIDBIT) or 512- 1and development 268-5678. Thanks! Merry (planning, platting, Christmas! Love, Pauline Texas Motor Speedway Condo Auction Units 801 & 802 to be sold Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 11AM On-Site Auction in Unit 801 3575 Lone Star Circle, Ft Worth, TX 76177 www.TexaslnvestmentAuction,.com 713.702.3666 Logan Thomas "IX RE619034 I TX Au 17228 / | Boa' Ange: . 8 "2-Night Free VaoationF I.IOHAE.AI@|L www.boat'a gd.eo Opportunities for giving, donating and volunteering this holiday season: HAYS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BROWN SANTA Accepting new toys for newborns to age 16. The deadline for un- wrapped toys is Dec. 12; for wrapped toys it's Dec. 15.You may also mail a check or money order to: Brown Santa EO. Box 1475 San Marcos, TX 78667 KYLE POLICE EMPLOYEE ASSOCIATION BLUE SANTA Provides toys and bikes to area children. Bring a monetary donation to the Kyle Police Department at 111 South Front Street, Kyle, TX 78640 by Dec. 18. Or volunteer for the Big Give Away from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 19 at Wallace Middle School. 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