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I PAGE 2 THE PRESS FEBRUARY 1 3, 2013 Myrtle I. Kemp Myrtle I. Kemp, 91, of Cavalier, ND passed away Thurs- day, January 31,2013, at Wedgwood Manor, Cavalier A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Cavalier Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services Burial will be held in the Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, ND. Myrtle was born June 24, 1921, near Hamilton, ND to Stanley and Roberta (Menzies) Smillie. She grew up and attended school in the Hamilton area. On October 27, 1939, she married Willis Kemp at Grafton, ND. After their marriage they farmed in the Hamilton area, where Myrtle was a farmer&apos;s wife and homemaker. Cooking and bak- ing were Myrtle's claim to fame. She was the Prattford Janes 4-H leader, member of Eastern Star, Prattford Homemakers and then Hamilton Homemakers. As a mem- ber of the Hamilton Methodist Church, she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Unit- ed Methodist Women Survivors include her children: Dennis (Judy) Kemp, Park River, ND, Douglas (De- lores) Kemp, Cava- lier, Gayle (Don) Geiger, Bonita Springs, FL, Paul Kemp, Drayton, ND, Jeffrey (JoEllen) Kemp, E1 Paso, TX, Steve Kemp, Hamilton; grandchildren: John and Scott Kemp, Debbie Midgarden; Susann Kemp-Ault and Stacey Kemp; Shannon Schoolmeesters, Christo- pher Kemp, Sarah Tabbut, and Preston Kemp; Nathan and Joseph Kemp; great grandchildren: Joy, Je- remy, Megan, Annika, Kamh, Anya, Nora, andAdelynn; siblings: Robert (Jean) Smillie, Fargo, ND and Car- ol Sparrow, Mesa, AZ; sisters-in- law: Grace (Marvin) Gunderson and Shirley Kemp, all of Cavalier. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Willis on January I, 1997; and one grandson. Clergy: Rev. Lori Broschat. Music: Beth Kemp, Pianist; Rev. Paul Kiel, Soloist and Joyce Keil, Accompanist. 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Washington InsuranCe; &Medicaid Grand Forks, ND + 0% FINANCING AVMLABLE "Dedicated id YOur+Hearing" Advanced Digital Technology 60 Day Digital HearingAi d Trial Free Hearing Test & EvaL First Care Health Center Tuesday, Feb. 19 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grafton Family Clinic Wednesday, Feb. 20 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eleanor Violet Fjeld Eleanor Violet Fjeld age 87 of Park River, ND passed away Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at the Park River Good Samaritan Center. Eleanor Violet In- gulsrud was born February 24, 1925 at the farm home near Milton, ND, the daughter of the late Ben and Amanda (Berntson) Ingulsmd. She graduated from the Walsh County Agriculture School in 1942. Beginning in the years 1935-36 Eleanor and her sisters Dorothy and Bethel were so inspired by a con- cert given by the Oak Grove Sem- inary Trio at the Hitterdahl Church. The Oak Grove Trio sang acapel- la in perfect harmony. That is when Eleanor, Dorothy and Bethel began singing gospel songz acapel- la. They were known as the "In- gulsmd Trio". They sang every week somewhere and later in years Eleanor began singing Gospel Songs accompanied by herself with her Auto Harp and later an Omni Chord. On October 18, 1944 Eleanor was united in marriage to Kenneth Field. They were married in the Hitterdal Lutheran Free Church, Milton, ND. The couple made their home on the farm in Golden Township. Eleanor served as township clerk for a short time. In 1960 Eleanor began working at the Johnson Store of Park River. At that time there were 17 Johnson Stores throughout North Dakota. She was employed there almost 30 years, 15 of the years being a buy- er for the 17 stores. She also owned and operated Fjeld's Fash- ion. She enjoyed the years she was able to join the ladies for the Wednesday Bible Studies, the W.M.F. of Victory Free Lutheran Church and many years attended Adult Sunday School. She was a member of Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park Riven Eleanor loved her Lord and Saviour and made it her per- sonal testimony while singing her songs. She enjoyed sharing this with oth- ers. She enjoyed crocheting afghans, table cloths, doilies, counted cross stitch needlework to be flamed and also em- broidered work. Eleanor is smjved: by, her daughter Teresa (Tim) Ge, Park River, ND; son Jonathan Fjeld, Park River, ND; son-in-law Earl Axvig, Adams, ND; daughters-in- law: Jana Fjeld, Park River, ND; Jean Fjeld, Park River, ND; seven grandchildren: Matthew Axvig, Tokyo, Japan; Michelle (Harley) Blegen, Kindred, ND; Sally (Bran- don) Larson, Hoople, ND; Andy (Krystle) Gire, Park River, ND; Dustin Gire, Park River, ND; Ryan Fjeld, Park River, ND; Rory Fjeld, Park River, ND; 12 great grand- children: Damon Fjeld, Zayah and Drake Gire, Hope Axvig, Hay- den, Christopher, Cody and Hank Blegen, Kristen, Joseph, Megan and James Larson; sisters: Dorothy Axvig, Park River, ND; Bethel Cudmore, Grafton, ND and broth- er Olger Ingulsrud, Port Orchard, WA. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ken- neth, son Mark, daughter Marsha, great grandchild London Gire and siblings: Laura and Margaret Funeral services were held Sat- urday, February 9, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at the Victory Free Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation was on Fri- day from 5-7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the ToUefson Funeral Home of Park River. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com , The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. When Simon Peter saw it, he fell wn at ]esus knees, saying Depart from me, for : I am a sinful man, 0 Lord!  For he and all who were with him were astonished at the catch offish which The Miraculous Orouoht of Fishes they had taken... by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. 1918 LUKE 5:8.9 C 201.3 by King Features Syndicate, Irlc. Norld rights reserved Marian Sobolik Services for Mari- an Sobolik, 93, will be held February 14, 2013; 10:30 AM at Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks, ND. Marian Sobolik was born on September 4, 1919 in Forest River, ND. She was the daughter of James and Anna Poole Henry. She earned her teacher's degree from Mayville State Teacher's Col- toge and taught for 3 years in a one room school house. She married Fritz Sobolik on Jan. 26, 1944. They. farmed together until Fritz passed away in March, 1981. Following her husband's death, she moved to Grand Forks where she lived until 2009. She then lived with family in Seabrook, Tx. Marian is sur- vived by her chil- dren: Frank (Jan), Marianne(John), Jim, Marj, Richard and John. She is also sur- vived by 10 grand- children and 22 great grand children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fritz and her son, Don. Interment will be at St. Mark's Cemetery in Conway in the spring. Pearl Loftsgard Pearl Loflsgard, 91 of Fargo and former- ly of Park River, ND passed away on Sun- day, February 10, 2013 at her home in Fargo. Pearl Larson was bom March 25, 1921 in rural Walsh Coun- ty, the daughter of the late Olaf and Lena (Lien) Larson. She graduated from the Walsh County Agri- cultural School in Park River and attended the Luther- an Bible Institute in Minneapolis. Pearl was united in marriage to Eu- gene Loftsgard on October 18, 1946 in Park River where they made their home. They recently moved to Touchmark Assisted Liv- ing in Fargo, ND. Pearl was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and WELCA. She was active in Home- makers, served as Sunday School superintendant and was active in the community. She enjoyed music, was a talented singer and a great cook! Pearl was a devoted wife and beloved mother. She is survived by her husband Eugene, Fargo, ND; children: Stu- art Loftsard. Park River,, ND; :Clarke :{k"th)%a-a, CJrand Forks, (Julie Nordstrom, Cedar dren: Tracy (Wayne) Laaveg, Justin (Stacey) Lofisgard, Claye (Candle) Loftsgard, Karah Hanson, Andrew (Broake) Nord- strom, Kirsten (Ben) Arnold, Amy (Pe- ter) Salmon, Bryn Homuth and Cale Homuth, eight great grandchildren: Emi- ly, Billy and Sophie Laaveg, Callie and Catie Loftsgard, Kale and Brady Hanson and Abby Arnold. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Ernest, Norman and Harry Larson and sisters, Vio- la Laaveg and Myrtle Berg. Funeral services will be Thurs- day, February 14, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-6 PM with a prayer service at 6:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Thursday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. An onlineguest book is available at: wwwtollefsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home Falls, IA and Lisa (Larry) Ha- of Park River is in charge of the muth, Fargo, ND; nine grandchil- arrangements. Have a really thank you? We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:15 Vikur 9:15 am. Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study, Sunday.: 10:30 Trinity 10:15 a.m. Sunday School St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 8:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plbtriparish.org/) Sunday 10:30 a.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Safirday 5:00 p.m. St. Patiick'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.padqiveroslc.com/) 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 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) % 00'0000esrOglree Bank&lnsurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 " Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal - 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome.com Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron/Jay Thompson OFFICE: 284-6955 .wy lZEast. 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