Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1988 Page: 4 of 44
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t, March 31,19M
The Hondo Volunteer Fire De- For our next activity this even-
partment [HVFD] held a monthly ing we practiced drafting from a
training meeting March 24, 1988, 125 gallon stock tank, loaned by
at the Hondo Fire House; 33 mem- BUI Moos Ranch Supply, with a
hers were in attendance. The train- pumper truck using the Tiard Slic-
ing keeps the department ready to tion' lines. This tactic is useful in
fight fires and benefits the City of
Hondo and surrounding areas
rural areas to refill the pumper
tanks from a creek or stock tank
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This evening the first item on and return to the fire scene without
our agenda of activities was a tour a trip back into town to get more
of the new Hondo VFD Fire Sta- water. If the fire involves a struc-
tion # 2 [HFS # 2] at the NE comer ture and a stock tank is nearby we
PREPARING FOR EASTER... Mrs. Hotzhans' fourth grade
class decorated German Easter eggs this week as partof
their study of cultures of Texas. The eggs were filled with
candy and covered with colorful tissue paper. Showing some
of their creations are, from the left, Stacey
Jennifer Guerra, Keith Jones, Angela Green, Kristy Wilson
and Arnulfo Tellez.
Lions Club barbecue set
of Avenue Y &
14th Street. We
learned how to
open the combina-
tion lock on the
crew entry door
and how to operate
the eight electric
overhead doors lo-
cated at each truck
stall. The door
switches are locat-
can use the
stock tank as a
substitute for a
fire hydrant and
lay the fire
from the pump-
er-assured of a
steady supply of
Our last activ-
ity this evening
The Hondo Lions Club is
sponsoring a chicken barbecue on
Sun., Apr. 10, at the Hondo City
Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chicken halves are being sold for
$3 each, with quarts of beans for
sale at $2 each. So that an accurate
count may be made, tickets should
be purchased in advance.
Tickets are available from any
Lions Gub member.
Proceeds from the event will go
toward the purchase of playground
equipment at Meyer Elementary
School, where the Lions Gub is
working with the Junior Service
League and the Hondo ISD.
Home Style Pizza
Dining, To Go & FREE Delivery
Next to Wal Mart
All You Can Eat Buffet
only for a limited time
Pizza, Spaghetti and Salad
_11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. everyday_
BUY ANY LARGE
Good only w/coupoa 4-6-88
BUY A LARGE
Good only w/coupon 4-6-88
ed on the wall right next to the involved passing out the tickets for
crew entry door. the Annual Sausage Supper
We already have trucks 96,97 & to the members during roll call.
98 - Dodge 4X4 pumper, Big The tickets are $3.50 per plate. We
Whitey and Big Whitey ][ respec- also passed out the window display
tively at HFS # 2. Big Whitey ][ posters for the sausage supper,
was recently obtained from the Tex- Please remember to reserve time for
as Forest Service at no charge. We this great sausage supper on April
will rearrange the truck assignments 16,1988 at the Hondo City Park -
at HFS # 1 & 2 when the fire 5:30 p.m.
phone is installed at HFS # 2 - The Hondo VFD fire reporting
soon after the phone is installed and number is 426-3232.
the trucks are rearranged we will of- Remember *WE STILL MAKE
ficially open the HFS # 2. HOUSE CALLS'.
No Meeting Tonight
at Demo Convention
The Medina County Democratic
Party held their convention in the
Medina County Courthouse last
The convention was well attended
among which 29 Precinct Dele-
gates plus four additional persons
were given delegate status by a
majority of the voting delegates.
S.R. Malone was elected as
Precinct Chairman of the con-
vention; Irma Torrez was elected
Secretary; Mike Proctor, Chair-
person of Credentials Committee;
Margaret Centille, Chairperson of
the Rules and Procedures; and
< The cogs that turn
in Hondo and the
We salute all
Businesses and Industries
and Medina County
on this, their
Community National Bank
1502 Avenue M 835 Highway 90 East
P.O. Box 130 P.O. Box 1109
Hondo, TX 78861 Castroville, TX 78009
(512) 426-3066 (512) 538-3411
Transportation has always been
an obstacle to employment for the
handicapped especially in Medina
County where public transportation
has not been available. However,
this situation could change in die
near future if Sid Malone and die
Medina County Association for the
Handicapped can get die word out to
the public that transportation
planning is in the works.
a ride to and from San Antonio
could catch the bus in Devine,
Hondo, Castroville,. La Costs, or
Lytle. All that is needed is public
"We need to find out who is
interested and how many people
would be riding on a day-to-day
basis, Malone, the Director of
Federal Programs far Medina'0
The buses are available now,
according to Malone. There would
be a moderate charge for bus
patrons; however, the cost would
depend on the average number of
If you or someone you know is
handicapped and if you or that other
individual needs transportation on a
regular basis, contact Sid Malone,
426-2395 in Hondo; Jack Piersons,
663-4520 in Devine; or Karen Seal,
762-3504 in LaCoste.
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‘I'll.UK M. OTELLE
Tillie M. Otelle, of Devine,
passed away March 21, 1988 at
Medina Community Hospital at the
age of 61.
Mrs. Otelle was born June 29,
1926. She was Catholic and had
been ill for many years.
She was preceded in death by her
parents, Richard Henry Brandt and
Theresa Waller Brandt; and brothers,
Alvin and Harry Brandt
Surviving relatives include three
sons, Harry Otelle of California,
and Robert Otelle and Leslie Otelle,
both of San Antonio; one daughter,
Barbara Browning of California;
one brother, Alfred Brandt of San
Antonio; and two sisters, Mrs.
Robert (Hedwick) Leick and Mrs.
Ruby Vinson, both of San
Graveside services were held
March 23, 1988 at 11:00 a.m. in
Oakwood Cemetery with Father
Paul Geary officiating.
Interment was in Oakwood
Funeral services were under the
direction of Guinn Horger Funeral
Home in Hondo.
Michael Lueck, Chairperson of
Platform and Resolutions.
A total of eight resolutions were
presented to the convention, and all
were adopted for submission to the
State Convention with some minor
Delegates elected were Lucio
Torrez, Michael Proctor, Diama
Hernandez, Frances Morey, Michael
Lueck, Nell Kent, Margaret
Centille, Irma Torrez, Arthur E.
Lynch Jr., and S.R. Malone.
Alternates are Alberto Lopez,
Lucille Proctor, Kenneth Rummel,
Mark Anthony Raygosa, Maria
Luisa Lopez, Chavel Lopez,
Delma Villarreal, Ed Smythe, and
Mary Ellen Lueck.
All delegates agreed to attend the
State Convention to be held in
Houston in June. Michael Lueck
was elected Chairman of the Dele-
gates, and the convention voted to
send all delegates to the convention
As the meeting came to a close,
Mrs. Irma Torrez resigned as
Secretary and Maria Luisa Lopez
was selected to fill the position. It
is not sure that Mrs. Lopez will
Estevan Frag a, of Natalia, died
March 25, 1988 at the age of 74.
He was bom November 14,1913 in
He was preceded in death by one
son, Daniel Fraga.
Survivors include four sons, Jose
Fraga, Lupe Fraga, and Steve
Fraga, all ofNatalia and Rey Fraga
of Denver, Colorado; two daugh-
ters, Alicia Hernandez of Aurora,
Illinois, and Janie Mendez of
Natalia; one sister, Victoria Men-
chaca of Natalia; 33 grandchildren
and 24 great-grandchildren.
Rosary was recited Sunday,
March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Hurley
Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass was held Monday, March
28, at 2 p.m. in St. John Boscoe
Funeral arrangements were made
by Hurley Funeral Home in
MARIE FILLEMAN RICHTER
Marie Filleman Richter, age 94,
passed away March 27, 1988 at
Community Care Center in Hondo.
She was bom March 14, 1894 in
member of St John's Catholic
Church and was in charge of the dry
goods department at E.R.
Leinweber Company for many
Mrs. Richter was preceded in
death by her parents, Charles and
Margaret Enderle Filleman; her
husband, Felix F. Richter; brothers,
Stephen and Herman Filleman; and
a sister, Clara Schultze.
Funeral mass followed the
Rosary at 10:30 a.m. in St John's
Interment was in St John's
Catholic Cemetery in Hondo.
Pallbearers were Joe Biry, James
Massey, Tom Ney, Charles Ney,
James Richter, and Harry C.
Arrangements were made by
Homer Funeral Hoine in
Survivors include a son and
daughter-in-law, Charles and
Rosalie Richter of San Antonio;
two brothers, Harry E. Filleman of
Hondo and Oscar Filleman of San
Angelo; one sister, Dora Ney of
Austin; two grandsons, Tom
Richter and wife, Jerriqrme of San
Antonio and John Richter of San
Antonio; and three great-
grandchildren, Megan, Matthew,
and Marcianne Richter, all of San
Rosary was recited Wednesday,
March 30, 1988 at 10:00 a.m. in
St John's Catholic Church.
SELMA E. SCHNEIDER
Selma E. Schneider, of Dunlay,
passed away March 25,1988 at the
age of 94. She was bom October
20,1893 in Castroville.
Mrs. Schneider was a homemaker
and a member of St Louis Catholic
Church and St. Aim's Society.
She was preceded in death by her
parents, Louis Hutzler and Henrietta
Moehring Hutzler, her husband,
Albeh Schneider, Sr., and a brother,
Surviving relatives include three
step sons, Louis Schneider, Albert
Schneider, and Alfred Schneider, all
of Castroville; one step daughter,
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9 BALLOON *
Dorothy’s Flower Shop
Alio Available for Easter:
Corsages, Orchids, Silk, Fresh Flower
& Plant Arrangements.
Spring Baskets, Easter Lilies
1907 Ave. Q ___^4M-2232j
Alma Biediger of Dunlay; one
niece, Dora Homer of Dunlay; two
nephews, Calvin Schott of Dunlay
and Gene Hutzler of Kerrville; and
numerous step grandchildren.
Funeral mass was held Monday,
March 28, at 9:30 a.m. in St
Louis Catholic Church, with the
Rev. Patrick Ragsdale officiating.
Rosary was led by St Aim's
Society before the funeral mass.
Interment was in St Louis
Pallbearers were Erwin Biediger,
Jerry Neuman, Billy Brieden,
Ronnie Bohmfalk, Leo Kempf, and
Funeral arrangement* were under
the direction of Tondre-Guinn
Funeral Home in Castroville.
Willard Spisar will be at
In Hondo, at 10 a.m. Wad.,
Supplies • Repairs on all
HEARING AID SERVICE INC.
Willard C. Splser, Manager
Suita 1016 Nix Bldg., 414 Navarro
San Antonio, Tax. 7B20S
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Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1988, newspaper, March 31, 1988; Hondo, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth817222/m1/4/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hondo Public Library.