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PAGE 2 THE PRESS JANUARY 16, 2013 Runa Rtma Sveen, 93, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Borg Pioneer Memorial Home, Mountain, ND following a brief ill- ness. Gudrun H. "Runa" Eastman was born on the family farm in Akin Township. Pem- bina County, ND on February 26, 1919 to Sigurbjom "Barney" and Christine (Di- nusson) Eastman. She was the youngest of six children. Runa grew up in the Akra-Hallson area, attending elementary school at the Eastman School and graduated Cavalier High School in 1937. She later attended Wahpeton State School of Science. Runa married Ernest Sveen of Edinburg. ND on May 15, 1942. While Ernest served in World War II, Runa worked at the Pembina County Courthouse in Cavalier, ND. When the war ended they lived and fanned in the Edinburg area where they were active mem- bers of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a 42 year member of the Legion Auxiliary and for many years a member of the Daflbdil Study Club, rural Edinburg. Runa was very proud of her Ice- landic heritage and that she had been a member of the Hallson Lutheran Church, which is now lo- cated at the Icelandic State Park. From a very young age she had a tree passion for rhythln and dance and was proud of all the music in Sveen her family. Another passion was her love of the outdoors, even as a young child. She loved children, music, china paint- ing, embroidery and baking. Survivors include her daughter and three sons: Judy (Dennis) Lunde, Boca Raton, FL; Richard, Fargo, ND; Randy, Edinburg, ND and Russell (Susan), Cannel, IN, her grandchildren: Darrin (Jen- nifer) Lunde, Janles (Stacey) Lunde, both of Boca Raton, FL; Madison & Erik Sveen. Cannel, IN" her great grandchild Devin Lunde, Boca Ra- ton, FL. She Was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two sisters: Johanna Quist and Emily (Jobe) Magnusson and t!lree broth, ers: Anckew, Dan and Fred. Funeral services were held Mon- day, January 14, 2013 at iP.00 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran Chm'ch of Edinburg, ND. Visitation was Stm- day from 3-5 PM with a prayer service at 5:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg. Interment will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Edinburg, ND. The family would request memo- rials to the Borg Pioneer Memori: al Home in Mountain, ND. An online guest book is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome. CO1TI The Tollefson Funeral Home ofEdinburg, ND is in charge of the arrangements. / 3oautifull Hondqrafted Custoln Designs:, Erienaly Persooal :-Service NortJ;ilon Plwy 22'0 East Grand Forks 218-773:-7461:: !' "' Opal,, Wcdl.daSs-5: t!xeni,} i.,| We:kend By ADIx',intmen , :-, I  tel ----II [] ---- 1 11=I --(el 1"---11,.I 11"=I ;{el I,..-II 21st Annual 2013 RED RIVER VALLEY FREE SEMINARS I i & & Marine Jason Duirham Products GaryMarin00RoachE'e00tr"ic00 OVV' FARGODOME - JAN. 25-27 Lowell E. Hurtt, Sr. Lowell E. Hurtt S1, age 74 of Hoople, ND passed away on Monday, January 07, 2013 at his home in Hoople, Lowell E. Hurt, was born September 20; 1938 in Grafton, ND the son of the late Hamilton and Olga (Pauls0n) Hurtt. He attended Gryde School District #76 in Glenwood Town- ship and graduated from Hoople High School in 1956. Lowell was united in marriage to hlna Axvig on February 17, 1957. The couple made their home west of Hoople. He farmed and worked part time at various jobs until he started the AI- Its Chaimers Dealership in 1964. After he retired in 1983 the couple. managed the Frolander's Island Lodge at the Northwest Angle tbr several yem's. Irma passed away on January 21, 1991. Lowell manied Linda Hombuekle on March 16, 1996 in Mesa, AZ. The couple made their home in Hoople in the summer months and Mesa in the winter months. Lowell was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Hoople. He served on the church council, served on the Hoople City Cotmcil, the Swimming Pool Board, the Hoople Volunteer Ambulance Board and the National Allis- Chalmers Dealers Council. He en- joyed spending time at Lake of the Woods fishing, making replica old cars, he was an avid wood worker, making replica old churches, schools and family dwellings. Low- ell enjoyed spending time with family especially his kids and ] grandkids. He is survived by his wife Linda, Hoople, ND; chil- dren: Ruth (Mark) Bennington, Park River, ND; Thomas (Carla) Hurtt, Hoople, ND; Daniel (Mary) Hurtt, Hoople, ND; Re- becca (Kevin) De- genstein, Great Falls, MT; Brenda (Joseph) Hosek, Tucson, AZ: Lowell Jr. (Lynda) Hurt,, Hoople, ND: 13 grandchil- dren: Jamie (Marl) Bennington, Josh (Jerri) Bennington, McKayla Bennington, Callie & Alyssa Hurtt, Tabetha & Marlee Hurtt, Michael Degenstein, Elizabeth (Joseph) Boone, Jacob Degenstein, Jessica & Ashley Hosek, Tiffany Hurtt, great granddaughter; Paige Bennington; brothers: Hamilton Jr, (Marian) Hurt,, Hoople, ND; George (Ellen) Hurt,, Hoople, ND; Dean (Bev) Hul'tt, Hoople, ND; brother-in-law: Donald (Shirley)Tisdale, St. Thomas, ND; sister-in-law: Adeline (Winten) Gunderson, Grafton, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Irma, brofller John and sister Minion Tisdale. Funeral services were Friday, January I l, 2013 at l:00 PM at First Lutheran Church of Hoople. Visi- tation was Thursday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the ToUefson Funeral Home of GraftorL Interment will be at Hoople City Cemetery. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of tile arrangements. Alvida V. Baxstrom Alvida V. Baxstrom, age 87 of until June 2011 when she be- Rolette, ND, fomaerly of Park came a resident of Rolette Com- River, ND passed away Monday, munity Care Center. Japuary 07, 2013 at the Ro!e.9.,:, ,&lx i, is survived by several nmunity Care Center,'R'dl(t;" cousins. She was preceded ii',, March 7, 1925 in rural Adams, Funeral services were Thurs- ND, the daughter of the late A day, January 10, 2013 at 10:30 gust and Anne (Samuelson) Beck- AM at the Tollefson Funeral strom. She lived on the farm with Home of Park River. her parents and attended Bena School, rural Adams and Adams Interment will be at the Gus- High School. Alvida was united tavus-Adolphus Lutheran Ceme, in marriage to Arnold Baxstrom tery, rural Adams. An online guestbook is avail- on December 31, 1945. The cou- ple fanned his father's farm near able at www.tollefsonfuneral' Mylo, North Dakota. In October home.corn 2001, after her husband's death The Tollefson Funeral Home of Aivida moved to Park River. She Park River is in charge of the made her home in Park River arrangements. Ruth (Kuist) Baumann Ruth Arlene (Kuist) Baumann, 91,. of Valley City, passed away peace- fully in her sleep ear- ly Tuesday morning, January 8, 2013. Ruth was born on June 12, 1921 to Gordon and Eunice (Ring} Kuist in Minot, ND. She graduated from Minot Model High School and Minot State Teacher's College and then moved to Westhope, ND where she taught elementary school. A priority for Ruth and Robert was instilling a desire for higher edu- cation among their three genera- tions of descendants. Ruth married Robert Frederick Baumann on January 3, 1944. They lived in Westhope until 1960 and then moved to Park River, ND where they Owned and operated Bowl-Mor Lanes until 1981. Ruth was well known for her delicious home baked goods, es- pecially her brownies. She was a home-maker until 1968 when she began working in clothing retail until her retirement in 1995. Ruth was involved in St Mary's Catholic Church and St. Ansgar's Hospital Auxiliary in Park River. She was a devoted bowler for over 30 years and every Saturday for years baked homeCmade bread, rolls and fritters for her family. She never complained about the 30,000+ cloth diapers she laun- dered for her ten children. Ruth was a skilled seamstress sewing clothing for her children and grandchildren. She was also quite a gifted craftsperson, creating Christmas gift s for her family each year and donating many of her creations to fundraising events within her community. She was the ultimate "fashionista" as she took great pride in being elegant- lY dressed. She loved her flower gardens and a good sit down home cooked meal- with- dessert added .......................  , Ruth modeled her Catholic faith, enjoy, ca ausic an'd ' espe- cially loved family gatherings with her legacy of 100+ descen- dants. In a quiet strength, she was an example of kindness to her family and everyone she touched. She unconditionally loved every- one, accepting them for who they were. Her children learned to be cre- ative, independent and determined to l "figure it out". She was a model of: strength, never complaining through many phys- ical and serious health setbacks. In 1996, she moved to, Jamestown, ND to be closer to her; youngest daughter Patricia and: family. She then followed therffl to Valley City, ND in 2000, living. in her home until March of 2012- when she moved into the Sheyenne Care Center. Ruth was preceded in death by: her husband, Robert in i 989, her" infant daughter Karolyn Kay, her parents Eunice and Gordon, broth- er's Blaine Kuist, Gordon Kuist, and Dale Kuist; and her sister Margaret Kuist. She is survived by her chil- dren: Michael (Marlys) Baumann, Ottertail Lake, MN; David (Je- nean) Baumann, Reiles Acres, ND; Dianne (AI) Prentice, Maple Grove, MN; Gerald (Marji) Bau- mann, Tempe, AZ; Timothy (Meredith) Baumann, Grand Forks, ND; Cheryl (Scan) Kelly, Lisbon, ND; Cynthia (Richard) Dunsmore, Forest Lake, MN; Kenneth (Cheryl) Baumann, Ea- gan, MN: Margaret (Richard) Aho, Park Rapids, MN; Patricia (Mark) Oberlander, Valley City, ND. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, 32 great-grand- children, sisters, Gayle Bakkom, Bellingham, WA; Gloria Mulvi- hill, Salem, OR, Meredith Pratt, Bismarck, ND; brother-in-law, Bill (Cool) Baumann, Bottineau, ND and several nieces and nephews. Visitation was at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Valley City on Friday, January 11 from 5-7pro with rosary at 6:45 and prayer service beginning at 7pro. A fu- neral mass was held at St. Ca,her-: ine's on January 12 at 10:30 a.m.: Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City is in charge of arrange- ments. Internment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Park River, ND in the spring. Have a really O thank you? We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 a.m. Vikur 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg TuB: 9:30 Womens Bible Study. 9:15 a.m. Trinity 10:15 a.m. Sunday School St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Satuay 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (e, //Sunday 8:30 a.m. Sts. Pete & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne / / Sunday 10:30 a.m. 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 Catholic Church, Cavalier 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/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship (http://www.parkriveroslc.c0m/) Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday:: 9:30 a.m. Worship,J 0:30 Sunday School St. Mares 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) Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sundays: Sunday School 9:45a.m. Coffee and Fellowship 10:30a Worship 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 7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19th Men's and boy's bible studyand prayer breakfast 9:00am Sunday, January 27th Victory Annual Meeting 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 Hofl Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Cadence Church Ministries, Park River ( Sunday, Feb. 10:7:30 p.m. Worship at Lyric Theatre umr00o r-F-Bank & Insurance i lost Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 9 "True to a Sacred Trust Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollconfuneralhome, com Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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