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PAGE 2 THE PRESS FEBRUARY 1 5, 2012 What would you do if you won the lottery? Morgan SHim, 12 Parents: Curt and Kristi SHim Park River 'Td buy horses." Elaina Swartz, 12 Parents: Sherry Curry and Stewart Swartz Park River 'Td buy a blue poka-dotted Zebra and call it Bob." Maggie Novak, 12 Parents: Lara and Mark Novak Park River "1 would buy a white striped tiger and name him Melvis." Josie Markusen, 11 Parents: Jon and Shannon Markusen Park River "1 would buy a big house so I could have a bunch of snakes." Roy A. Anderson Roy A. Anderson passed away on February, 3, 2012 with his loving family sun'ounding him at First Care Health Center in Park River, ND. Roy was born October 13, 1942 to Johann and Adele (Lindell) Anderson in San Mateo, California. He grew up in Edinburg and went to school there, graduating from Edinburg High School. After graduation, he attended UND and NDSU for a time. On September 6, 1964 he married Barbara (Sanderson) Anderson and were blessed with two children, Suzanne (Chuck) Kartes and Brian Anderson and one grandchild Brandon. He worked in the implement dealership all his life. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Edinburg, the North Dakota hnplement Dealers Association and served as their president in 1993. He is survived by his wife Barbara, Edinburg, ND, daughter Suzanne (Chuck) Kartes, Edinburg, ND. grandson Brandon, Edinburg, ND, mother Adele Anderson. Cavalier, ND, brothers: David (Kathy) Anderson. Hermitage, NC, Dan (Nancy) Anderson, Cavalier, ND, and sister Jolayne (Richard "Mac") McKnight, Cavalier, ND. He was preceded in death by his father and son Brian. Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Edinburg. Interment will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery of Edinburg. An online guestbook is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral home.com. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg is in charge of the arrangements. Floyd Francis Fail Floyd was born in Hoople ND to Joseph and Alvina (Triske) Fail October 30 1928. He graduated from Park River High in 1947, enlisted Ah" Force 1947-1950. He returned to work in the family business, Ritz Cart, until starting with the Johnson's Stores Inc. He and Joan many state and federal campground recreation and refuge centers throughout North Dakota then wintering near Oatman AZ on historic route 66 running Dakota Leather and Gift where one can still find Joan a couple Bodahl of Fertile MN married March 18 1951 in Grafion ND. This union brought two children. He was involved in civic organizations and local C0inmittees including Chamber o, Commerce, volunteer fireman, scho01 lsoard and Boy Sc0uts 6f America. He belonged to the Toastmasters and Kiwanis Club He coordinated the civil defense efforts after the Cuban missile crisis for the City of Park River. He was active in his church. Floyd purchased the Johnson's Store in Park River in the early 60's and the Rugby store in the 70's, relocating there. Floyd and Joan lived in Beulah, Bismarck and then Minot, where he worked for Job Service North Dakota until he retired in 1994. Retirement brought several new ventures for the couple including being camp hosts at days a week! Floyd liked to curl and bowl although his true passion was fishing. He was preceded in death by sisters Winifred and Phyllis and Brothers Cyril (Pete) and Robert (Mick) Floyd is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan, 3299 Boundary Cone Rd., Mohave Valley, AZ 86440 Son David, New Salem ND, granddaughter Jennifer and great granddaughter Alyssa of Connecticut and daughter Cara and grandson Samuel, sister Wanda Dahl of Canoga Park CA, sister in law Odile of Grand Forks ND and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Service arrangements are pending. Any memorials can be respectfully forwarded to his wife, Joan in Mohave Valley, AZ. Robert Dale Thorson Robert Dale Thorson passed away February 4, 2012 in Issaquah, WA at the age of 75. He was bum Aug. 23. 1936 at the hospital in Grafton, ND. the son of Frithjof Johan and Ethel Margaret (Herum) Thorson. He was raised in Park River, ND, where his father was the Postmaster for many years. Bob attended school there for the full 12 years of grade school and high school and had fond memories of his years in Park River. He was given the nickname "Tweety" by his friends while growing up and continued to enjoy the name and Tweety Bird items throughout his life. He loved to play golf and was very proud of the fact that in 1955 he won the Hillcrest Championship in Park River. Bob graduated from the University of North Dakota. with a BSBA. in Grand Forks in 1959 and was then employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Social Security Administration) in Fargo, ND. He met his wife, Dorothy (Simonson), shortly after ta'ansferring to Minot, ND, and they were married in Zion Lutheran Church, Minor. ND. the following December 10, 1960. Besides Minor, he also worked in Creston, IA; Grand Forks, ND; Miles City, MT. and finally in the spring of 1973, to Seattle, WA, where he remained until his retirement in 1993. He resided in Bellevue, WA, and was a member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church since 1973. Bob was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved his family and always put them first. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed traveling and camping with his family and also the many business trips he made before retiring. Bob is survived by his wife, Dorothy; his daughter Cynthia (Peter) Keese; his son David (Joan) Thorson; two grandchildren: Kristina and Daniel Thorson; his sister Rebecca (Kenneth) Gann. Calif.; nephews and nieces Jeffrey (Tiffany) Gann. ' Deborah (Brian) Crossley, Valerie (Scott) Smith. and Jerrel Cower, all of California. He was preceded in death by his parents EJ. and Ethel Thorson and his sister-in-law Mavis (Simonson) Cower and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial services will be at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Bellevue, WA, and inurnment will be at the Cross of Christ Colulnbarium. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in Bob's name to the National Parkinson Foundation or to Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Garden of Remembrance, 411 156th Ave HE, Bellevue, WA. Please visit www. bartonfuneral.com to share memories of Bob and sign the guestbook. Have a really big thank you? WE can help, Call 284-6333 1 THE II.I. USTRATED BIBLE ...There met him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedinglyfierce, so that no one could pass that way. And suddenly they cried out, sayin "What have we to do with You, lesus, You Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?" Jesus Healin the Possessed by Otto Oix, 1960 + [ { ,,-:/MI I'HEX' 8: 28, 2 L, 2012 by Kir, g Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. - Walsh CountyPress--Church Director- PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Sun.: 9:15 Trinity, 10:30 Vikur TUB.: 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 CATHOLIC 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, 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. Service Sunday/Adult Study/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship/Communion/Senior Choir ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Morning worshD, 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 / 10:15 a.m2 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 a.m. Sunday School Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. prayer service SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 WCPRESS @ POLARCOMM. COM [FIRST UNITED td. m/"'-Sank & Insura.ce BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY! 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