Lifestyle

Tue
27
Oct

Community treasures

Mrs. Emma Leck turned 98 on Oct. 15, and Ms. Willie Marie Kahlich turned 95 on Sept. 26. They are very independent, mobile, live in their own homes, still drive and attend Mass at St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. They are active in the Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of America and the community of Cuero. On Wednesday, Oct. 14, both young ladies were recognized and honored with a birthday celebration at the St. Michaels Annex. They are two treasures of the Catholic community of Cuero and an inspiration to all who desire to live a long, healthy and happy life in Cuero. Ms. Kahlich (left) and Mrs. Leck (right) are pictured with Father David Berger at their birthday celebration.
 
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Tue
27
Oct

Sobotik–Jendrzey engagement

Sarah Michelle Sobotik and Jeffrey Edward Jendrzey, both of San Antonio, are pleased to announce their engagement. Sarah is the daughter of Mark and Debbie Sobotik of San Antonio.
 
She is the granddaughter of the late Ben and Lorene Sobotik of Taylor, and the late Johnny L. Mock and Maxine H. Cook of Austin. Jeffrey is the son of Ralph and Gail Jendrzey of Yorktown.
 
He is the grandson of the late Edward and Lucille Jendrzey of Yorktown and the late Raymond and Marie Schendel of Runge.
 
Sarah is a 1999 graduate of Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio, and a 2006 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy. She is employed by START, South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics, in San Antonio. 
 
Tue
27
Oct

Elida Gonzales celebrates 90th birthday

A birthday celebration was held in honor of Elida Gonzales who celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends on Sept. 19 at the Cuero Clubhouse.
 
The celebration was given by her loving family, her son Eddie Gonzales and wife Rosemary, daughter Hilda Nanez and husband John, her grandchildren Melissa Howland and husband John, Mark Gonzales and wife Meg, Alyssa Nanez, and her great-grandchildren Jake and Sam Gonzales.
 
Other guests in attendance were her sisters, Rachel Ruiz and husband Frank and Dorothy Chaffee and husband Terry, several cousins from California, special friends Beverly Lincke, and Nancy and Kenneth Hahn from Cuero.
 
A special surprise was a Mariachi performance by her nephew Fred Trevino, Jr., his daughter, Debra Carmona and Debra Cantu. Over 100 guests enjoyed the music and celebration.
 
Tue
27
Oct

Gamez chosen for Eta Kappa Nu

Cuero ISD alumnus Nicholas Gamez was selected for induction into Eta Kappa Nu.
 
Gamez is a 2010 graduate of Cuero High School and a graduate of Texas A&M University-College Station in 2014, earning a Bachelors Degree in chemistry. He is currently in his second year of graduate school at the University of Texas-San Antonio with aspirations of receiving his Masters Degree in electrical engineering in 2016.
 
Selection into Eta Kappa Nu is based on academic merit and pursuit of higher education at UTSA. Eta Kappa Nu is over a century old. It was started in 1904 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by Maurice L. Carr. Well-known members include Larry Page (Google), Eric Schmidt (Google), Steve Wozniak (Apple) and Amar Bose (Bose).
 
Gamez will be inducted into Eta Kappa Nu Nov. 20 in the Loeffler Room at UTSA.
Tue
06
Oct

Warwas' celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Lambert and Rose Warwas of Cuero celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Sept. 18. Honoring the couple with a dinner and reception at La Bahia restaurant in Goliad were Brenda (Oscar) Perez, Ben Parma, III, Kenneth (Lynda) Parma and Cindy (Paul) Brown. Lifelong friends, Ben and Joyce Parma attended.
 
Lambert John Warwas married Rose Magdalene Jendrzey on Sept. 18, 1965, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown with the Rev. Ben C. Kaminski officiating.  
 
Lambert is retired after a 46 year career with Weber Motor Company in Cuero. Rose is a homemaker and for many years toiled in the fields caring for their family farm. Their union is an inspiration of love, trust, and commitment. 
 
Lambert and Rose are active members of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Meyersville.
 
Tue
29
Sep

Parma earns scholarship

Taylor Parma received the Academy of Honor Scholarship from Texas Lutheran University. This $5,000 scholarship is presented to the student with the highest GPA in their fifth year, while pursuing their Master’s of Accountancy Degree. Taylor will graduate in May 2016 with her Bachelor’s in Business Administration as well as her Master’s in Accountancy. She is the daughter of Keith and Robin Parma.
 
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Tue
15
Sep

Stehling-Naranjo engagement

Gordon and Patricia Stehling of Yorktown, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly Ann Stehling to Brian Naranjo, also of Yorktown, son of Ernest Naranjo Sr. of Yorktown and Sylvia Rios Naranjo of McGregor. Kelly is the granddaughter of Mrs. Rosie Lee Stehling of Yorktown and the late William A. Stehling and the late Herman Fishbeck and Myrtle Geistman- Fishbeck of Victoria. Brian is the grandson of the late Porfirio and Theresa Naranjo Sr. and Domingo and Adela Rios. The couple will marry on Saturday, Nov. 7 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown.

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Tue
08
Sep

Westerman-Little engagement

Cathy and James Hurta, of Cuero and Leonard Westerman, of Victoria are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Laura Len Westerman, to Ryan Charles Little, of Hallettsville, son of Lester and Linda Little, of Hallettsville.
Laura is the granddaughter of Mrs. Rose Tam, of Yorktown, and the late Anton “Tony” Tam, and Mrs. JoAnn Westerman, of Victoria, and the late Leonard “Gene” Westerman.
Ryan is the grandson of Mrs. Virginia Smith, of Hallettsville and the late Earl Smith and the late Gaither and Stasie Little.
The couple will marry on Saturday, Oct. 3 at First Baptist Church in Victoria.
Laura is a 2002 graduate of Memorial High School. She is employed as a clinical coordinator for Citizens Bariatric Center.

Tue
08
Sep

Garcia's 50th anniversary

Ynocencio and Carmen Garcia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22 at the Community Hall with friends and family. Attending the celebration were daughter Deana Mendez of Houston; Jimmy Henneke of Houston; grandchildren Brandie and Juan Enriquez of San Antonio; Brittany and Stephen Larabee and great grand daughter Ellie of Jacksonville, N.C.; Brooke Mendez at Baylor University; Jordan Weise of Yorktown; plus many more friends and family in the Texas area and California.

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Tue
08
Sep

Peyton's new arrival

Travis and Ashleigh Peyton of Yorktown proudly announce the arrival of their baby boy, Patrick Hugh Peyton. He was born on July 27, 2015 at 10:02 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 0z, and measuring 20.5 inches long. Patrick is also welcomed by his big sister Piper, paternal grandparents Patrick and Linda Peyton of Yorktown, maternal grandparents Susan and Michael Franke of Yorktown and Hugh Davis of North Charleston, S.C., and his maternal great-grandparents Vernon Sparck and Wilma Billings of Yorktown. 

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