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PAGE 2 THE PRESS JANUARY 9, 2013 Viva "Vi" (Aker) Nybo Viva "Vi" Claricc (Akcr) N5 bo. 89. I ismarck, died De- cember 27, 2012 at Miss()uri Slope Lutheran Care Cen- tel. There visitation ,vas held on Friday, ,January 4, at Bis- marck Funeral Home from 2:00 to 7:00 with a service at 7;00. Vi was born Oc- tober 9, 1923 in Park Ri',er, ND to Sondre and Aletta (Nelson) Aker` She graduated ~iom Valsh County Agricultural Nchool (high school) in Park Riv- er in 194 I. After graduating from l i ll school she furthered her ed- ; c:.t!ion in the secretarial program ,It Fargo Business College and lhcn lhe University of Michigan. A [tot winning a typing contest, she "~,>; offered a.job at the Pentagon m Washington. DC. as a legal sec- Fclary for the Judge Advocate (;cneral's Ollice from 1942-1952. She moved back home to Park River and worked tbr tl3e Soil Conservation Service. During fflat time, she met Henry Oliver N}bo, flom Hoopte. while at- kmding a dance in Minto. ND. !l;cy married at our Saviour's Lmheran Church in Park River on September 7, 1952. They moved to Bismarck where they made their home and raised two daughters, So- nia Ann and Sandra Lee, while Vi worked for the Bu- reau of Reclama- tion fi'om 1952-1956 and then the Soil Conservation Serv- ice from 1956-1976 when she retired. Helmj and Vi enjoyed wintering in Phoenix, AZ. Henry passed away May 27. 1995. Vi remained active with the Sons of Norway, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) and the Sen- ior Center. She was a longtime member of %'inity Lutheran Chm'ch. Vi is survived by her daughters, Sonia (Arlynn) Krieger, Bismarck and Sandra (Craig) Miller, Scotts- dale. AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sondre & Aletta Aker, her husband, t-lenry, a brother, Juel A ker. and her beloved pet, Tippy. Go to www.bismarckfuneral- home.corn to sign the online guest- book or to share a message of con- dolence with the family. Warren O. Samuelson Warren O. Samuelson, age 89 of Adams, N D, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. Warren O. Samuelson was born August 11, 1.923 in Warren, MN, the son of the late Arvid and Edith (Westberg) Samuelson. He grew up and attended schools in tile Adams area before at- tending NDSSS in Wahpeton for two years, Following his education, he returned to the Adams area and began fanning. He was united in marriage to Marcella Knutson on October 31, 1945 in Adams, ND. The couple made their home on the thnn nearAdams. In 1970. he be- gan working at the MSR Missile Site in Nekoma. ND. He worked there until 1976. He continued to live on the farm until moving into the Edmore Rest Home in De- cember: of2011. In March of 201 2 he moved into the Good Samaritan Center in Park River. He was a member of the Gus- tavus-Adolphus Lutheran Church of Rural Adams. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing, going to horse shows, gardening, watching sports and old westerns, and reading. He is survived by his children: Di- anne (Doug) Reynolds, Adams, ND, Kathy (Daniel) Eggl, Egeland, ND, Jerry (Geraldean) Samuelson, Adams, ND. 8 grandchildren and 11 great grand- children. He was the last surviving member of his im- mediate family. [-Ie was preceded m death by his parents, wife Mar- cella, twin sons Michael and Mark, brother Willarck sister Verna Grieve, and son-in-law Roger Ellingson. Funeral services were held Mon- day, January 7, 2013 at ll:00A.M. at the Adams Mountahl Lutheran Church of Adams. Visitation was St,day from 5-7 with a prayer serv- me at 7:00 RM. at the Tollefson Fu- neral Home of Park River Inter- ment will be at Gustavus-Adolphus Lutheran Cemetery of Rural Adams. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com The Toll&son Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Jan L. .lan L. Bjorg, age 76 of Adams, NI) passed away on January 1, 20/3 at his fhnn home in Vesta Township near Adams where he lived his entire life. Jan L. Bjorg was born Deceln- bcr 1, 1035 in Grafton. ND the son ,qqhc late Henr and Lillian (Ol- son) Bjorg. tle, crew up in Vesta lownship and graduated from Adams ftigh School. t te started fm ling and ranching at the age of 16 after his tS, ther passed away. Jan was tmited in ,a,age to Yvonne I leffta on July 28. 1956 in Adams. The couple made their home on team for a wagon or sleigh ride. A fa- vorite holiday tra- dition was giving family members rides with his team of horses. He also enjoyed fishing and in his earlier years, water skiing. He was a mem- ber of the Adams Mountain Lutheran Church and served on the church board. He also served as a township su- Skorheim, Adams.niece Becky Bjorg. He was pre- ND; Paul (Renae)ceded in death by his pare,s, Bjorg, Grand Forks, brother Jerry, nephew: Henry ND; June Brostuen, Bjorg; granddaughter Tana Bjorg; Tioga, ND; Donald father and mother-in-law: Oscar Bjorg, Point Arena. and Selma Heffta, CA; Mark Bjorg, Funeral services were held Fri- Las Vegas. NV: day, January 4, 2013 at 11:00 grandchildren: Ran- A.M. at Adams Mountain Luther- Judy Judith Louise Dunn, 68 of Sioux City passed away Wednesday, Decem- ber 26, 20t2 at a Sioux City Hospital. Memorial servic- es were held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, De- cember 29, 20t2 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Rev. David Hemann offi- elating. Burial will be in Calvary Ceme- tery. Visitation was 4-8 p.m. with the famity present from 6- 8 p.m. and vigil service at 7 p.m. all at the church. Condolences may be sent Online at www, meyer- broschapels.com. Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel is handling arrangements. Judy was born April 2, 1944 in Pratt, KS the daughter of Alexan- der and Aileen (Simpkin) Jelinek. She grew up in the small town of Pisek, N D to loving parents and graduated from Pisek High School. Judy spent time with her siblings, the family store, working and enjoying family life. At the age of 18 she met her fu- ture husband. Leonard Dunn. They were married on August 4, 1963 in Pisek. Together they trav- eled to the southern part of North Dakota where they started their family In 1969 the family moved to Iowa where Judy worked at the Floyd Valley Packing Plant for a short time. She then started her own housecleaning business and farmed with Leonard and her then three children. Tragedy hit her in 1976 when she lost at birth, a son, Travis. However, two years later she was blessed with another daughter, Tricia. In 1983" she moved with her falnilyt0 th ,'fami- ly farm where she enjoyed flower gar- dening and keep- ing an impeccable lawn that was rid: mired by everyone passing by. Tragedy again struck her in 2009when her hus- band Leonard found his way to heaven. Two years after that trag- ic loss she found a lifelong part- ner, Jim German, to love and share her life with. In short, she enjoyed her life, dancing, traveling and spending time with her children and grand- children, along with her passion for artistic interpretation by her sketches and oil paintings. She will be missed by her many friends and family. Judy was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and vol- unteered at the Discovery Center, Judy is survived by two sons, Joe and his wife Edie Dunn of Sioux City and grandchildren Tyler, Holly, Tallie and great grand-daughter Aubrey; Brad Dunn of Sioux. City and grand- children Tara and Chanse; two daughters, Madonna and her hus- band, Monte Hmasen of lqinton, IA and grandchildren Erica, Spencer and Breann: Tricia and her hus- band Dr. Aaron Case of Port- land, OR and an unborn grand- child on the way; 12 brothers and sisters which Judy was the oldest; a special friend, Jim; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a son Travis. di (Nate) Raan, an Church, Adams, ND. Visitation Justin Vejtasa, Jared was Thursday from 5-7 with a Vejtasa, Hunter Ve- prayer service at 7:00 PM at the jtasa, Callie Sko- Tollefson Funeral Home of Park rheim; Dana (Bran- River. don) Smestad, Car- Interment will be at West rett Skorheim, Colton Skorheim, Adams Lutheran Cemetery, .~he fiamily tiarm in Vesta Township. pervisor for many years. He drove Shana Bjorg, Shannon Bjorg, Adams, ND. t e gaiowd,raisin z iv:, e aoc'k nd- s' oo, l. ,: bus for the Adams Public Broqk Bov,Mariah Bovee, - An online guest book.is avail-. , horse's and wasacti ely%rich:ilf S'Na681. ' Cody Bjorg and Jessica Bjorg; able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- and riding until his death One of Jan is survived by his wife great grandchildren: Peyton and home.corn his t{worite past times was riding Yvonne (Heffta) Bjorg, Adams, Jaren Raan; brother: John (Tere- The Tollefson Fmaeral Home of To everything there is a season, tim;ugh the coulee's on a trail ride. ND; children: Naomi (Joe) Bovee, sa) Bjorg, Grand Forks; nephews: Park River is in charge of the [a time for every purpose ttc also enjoyed hitching up the Plymouth, MN; Julie (Denny) Andy and Michael Bjorg and arrangements. ' under heaven , I a time to weep, Correction." In the story about Anna K.algard in the 12-26 issue of the Press it said her items anda timea timeto mourn,t laugh; were sold at North Country. At th s t me only the .gingerbread +s sold there. Also it stated and a time to dance that she met Kim while he was stationed in Wlnnlpe.8. He was not. He did however turn ECCIJ:SIAKFFS 3 1 4 from the Florentine Codex (16th century) ~ her world upside down. Any time you have a correction to report, please call the Press at "One Rower" ceremony + --'+"'--~ 284-6333. Everyone makes mistakes, we are happy to fix ours. =~ i Co) 2012 by King Features Syndicate. Inc. World rights reserved Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 a.m. Vikur 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Tue: Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg 9:30 Womens Bible Study. 9:15 a.m. Trinity 10:15 a.m. Sunday School St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plbtriparish.org/) Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 8:30 a.m. ,/ St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m Tuesday: 5:30 p.m Thursday: 7 &m. St, Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Saturday Mass: 5 p.m: Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m Monday & Friday: 7 Sundays: Sunday School 9:45a.m. Coffee and Fellowship 10:30a Worship a.m Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Service 11:00a Foundations bible study 7:00p Wednesdays:Men's Bible Study 9:00a.m. Confirmation 600pm. WinGS 7:00p.m. Youth Bible Study Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10th WMF Bible study and business meeting Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship 2:00p.m. Saturday, January 19th Men's and boy's bible study and prayer (http://www.parkriveroslc.com/) breakfast 9:00am Sunday, January 27th Victory Annual Meeting Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 Sunday School St. Mary's Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park R ver Sunday: 8 a,m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Awana Children's Min- istry 6:20 PM Wednesdays. Prayer & Bible study Wednesdays at 7 PM Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m, Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Huff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams (Park River). 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Cadencechurch Ministries, Park River (cadenceministries,com) " Sunday: 9:30 a,m. Worship Sunday, Feb. 10:7:30 p.m. Worship at Lyric Theatre 301 Co. Rd 12B -Park River .aft'tan AGASSIZ ANIMAL Ph. 284-7115 HOSPITAL *Complete Medical Services/ Fax 284-7117 Surgical Services Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams-944-2231 Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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