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PAGE 2 THE PRESS JANUARY 4, 201 2 We asked our Facebook friends: What is your New , Year's re00s00olution? Rebecca O'Toole Crystal, ND "To stay on task." Dean Platen Moorhead, Minn. "To get a WCP subscription" Rachel Bina Lankin, ND "Be more organized." Walsh County Press Park River, ND "Gain more Facebook friends!" Gordon C. Gemmill Gordon C. Gemmill, age 78 of Edinburg, ND passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at the Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. Gordon C. Gemmill was born September 2, 1933 in Edinburg, ND the son of the late Herbert W. and Opal (Jensen) Gemmill. He attended rural school near Edinburg and graduated from the Walsh County Agricultural School in Park River in 1951. He worked on the family farm for a time and served in the U.S. Navy for a short time. Gordon worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, WA for two winters. He was united in marriage to Wilma Momerak on November 25, 1956 in Park River, ND. The couple lived and farmed near Edinburg. In 2004 the couple moved into Edinburg. Gordon was a member of the Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg, ND. He served on the township board for many years. Gordon loved to deer hunt, fish and attend auction sales. He restored tractors and loved raising his beef cattle. Gordon loved to visit and relished the time anybody would stop by the house to visit. He is survived by his wife Wilma, Edinburg, ND; children: Karen (Bruce) Langerud, Bismarck, ND; Linda (Leslie) Moe, West Fargo, ND; Mary (J. Kent) Laxdal, Edinburg, ND; Betty (LeRoy) Nelson, Edinburg, ND; Barbara (Chris) Kendall, Edmore, ND; Ronald (Jeanette) Gemmill, Edinburg, ND; 19 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and siblings: Dale Gemmill, Edinburg, ND; Floyd (Irma) Gemmill, Fordville, ND; Gene (Elaine) Gemmill, Edinburg, ND and Helen (Harold) Sundvor, Edinburg, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Susan, sister Rebecca Ruud and brother Herbert. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Edinburg. Visitation was Friday from 5-7 PM with at prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg. Friends may also call at the church on Saturday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Odalen Lutheran Ce:netery, rural Edinburg. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg is in charge of the arrangements. THE ILLUSTRATED BIBLE PR Square will donate $2 to the Park River Gymnastics Acro Program for every purchase of a regularpriced large Hot Stuff Pizza Pmmone mh 1S, 2012 Have a really big thank -- ou. Let us help you get the words out. Walsh County Press 284-6333 Glen Herman Moen Glen Herman Moen, age 85, passed away in Alexandria, MN on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Born July 31 st, 1926 in Grafton, ND to Gustaf and Alma (Gaarder) Moen. He was baptized and confirmed at Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church in Park River, ND., where he also attended school. Glen entered active service in 1944 and served in the Navy Air Corps until 1946. He was a gunner in a B24 Bomber and spent most of his active duty in the South Pacific Islands. Glen graduated from North Dakota State University in 1950 with a degree in Economics. While at NDSU he was a member of the ATO Fraternity. On June 20, 1950 he married Joan Ross in Grand Forks, ND. Glen and Joan moved to Fergus Falls, MN in 1952 and started Moen Realty. After almost forty years, they moved to Florida and a few years later moved back to Minnesota and settled in Alexandria, MN to be closer to family and grandchildren. While in Alexandria, Glen established Alexandria Area Appraisals LLC. He worked there into his late 70's. Glen was very active in many different organizations and groups. He attended weekly Bible study through Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, MN where he was a member. He was a member of the VFW, Kiwanis, Lake Region Hospital Board, and the Minnesota Association of Realtors. He was also very active with the Gideons and met Weekly Until only a short while ago. Glen enjoyed his time fishing, sailing and skiing at the cabin on Otter Tail Lake in Minnesota. He had two small hobby farms where he raised cattle and quarter horses. He also enjoyed snow skiing and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Joan of Alexandria, MN brothers, Nell Moen (Donna) of Brooklyn Park, MN and Wally Moen (Evelyn) of Park River, ND, sister-in-law, Harriet Erickson of Rapid City SD, son Craig (Leta) Moen of Bemidji, MN, and daughter, Carolyn (Timothy) Aarsvold, of Alexandria, MN. Grandchildren include Clare Moen, John Moen, David (Amanda) Aarsvold, Katie (Brian) Hope, Melissa Moen, Megan Aarsvold, Elisabeth Knutson, Halsted (Cassidy) Knutson. Great grandchildren include Linden Aarsvold and Brogan Knutson. Glen was preceded in death by his parents, Gustaf and Alma Moen, brother, George Moen and grandson, Nels Knutson. A memorial service was held on November 22, 2011 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, MN, with the Rev. Mark Astrup officiating. Becky Worley served as organist. Memorial contributions are preferred to the Gideons International. Arrangements are with the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria, MN. www.anderson As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, "Now separate to Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them'.' AC% 13:2 Detail, "Head qf bearded man in profile" by Peter Paul Rubens ( 1618-21) @ 2011 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. -- Walsh County Press--Church Directory- PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Sun.: 9:15 Trinity, 10:30 Vikur Tue.: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg, 9:30 Women's Bible Study at Trinity ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sun.: 8:30 a.m. morning Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN Sun: 10:30 a.m. morning Mass STS. PETER & PAUL CATHOUC CHURCH, BECHYNE Sat:5 p.m. evening Mass ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a.m. ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOUC CHURCH, CAVAUER Saturday Mass: 5 p.m. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday& Friday: 7 a.m. Wednesday:. 6:00 p.m. OUR SAVIOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sun.:9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Adult Study/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship/Children's Choir ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Morning worship, 10:30 Sunday School ST. MARY'S CHURCH Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River FEDERATED CHURCH Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. Confirmation VICTORY FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 11 a.m. Worship, Sunday School 9:45a.m. for all ages 3-adult Wed'. 9 a.m. Men's Bible Study, WinGS 7:00 p.m., Youth Bible Study 7:00p.m. GRACE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, EDINBURG Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:1S a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship 10:30 a.m. Fellowship 11 Sunday School Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. prayer service a.m, SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 wcmEss @ POURCOMM. COM BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY/ BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY/ ,_. sa.mantan t.s  Rrs'zt 301 Co. Rd 12B Park River Ph. 284-7115 Fax 284-7117 FroST UNITED I'. mJ'-"'Bank & Insurance i Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight ByronJay Thompson OFFICE: 284-6955 BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY/ BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20. O0 A MONTH CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY! Ye Olde Medicine Center o * * * * 10, Senior Discotmts FREE Mail Out Service UPS Kodak Kiosk FREE Blood Pressure Checks Hwy. 17West* ParkRiver 284-7676 AGASSIZ ANIMAL HOSPITAL *Complete Medical Services/ Surgical Services *Boarding *Grooming *Pet Supplies Daniel J. Koenig, DVM 284-6688 The Walsh County Press, Inc. (U.S.ES. Pub. No. 665320) is published weekly on Wednesdays for $34.00 per year in Walsh County, $38.00 for out of county, $42.00 per year for the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building, Park River, North Dakota. Please allow 3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address I 403 Briggs Ave. So., P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) 284-6333. FAX: (701) 284-6091 E-mail: (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) Pedodcs po paid at Park Rk, e', N.D., and additional mailing otfce POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing Publisher 11 1st Ave, NE, Rolla, ND 58367 Allison Climb Editor-in Chief Terra Linn Office Manager Larry Biri Freelance Photographer Heidi Restemayer Ad Rep. Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported tmmediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh Coun Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an internal error. H OLrlLS The Walsh County Press is open from 9:30 am. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thtwsday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: LETrE., A,RE VOICES POLICY The Iflsh County Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest, To be published, letter/article must: - Be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The Walsh Ctmnty Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous. in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The Walsh CounO' Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Ifblsh Colmty Press. lll,ll'-Z'7.._ - Be legible, - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area Letters l'rom outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest.