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PAGE 2., THE PRESS MARCH 16, 201 1 Theodore E "Ted" Hodny Theodore " F. "Ted" Hodny, age 92 of Park River, ND passed away on Monday, March 07, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River. Theodore Hodny was born April 26, t 918 in Perth Township of Walsh County where he grew up and attended school. Following his education he farmed with his father. He was united in marriage to Gertrude Greicar on October 21, 1941 in Pisek, ND. The couple continued to farm in Perth Township until 1969 when they moved to Park River, ND where he went to work for Park River Redi-Mix. He later did fall work for area farmers. Gertrude passed away on November 3, 2007. He moved to the Good Samaritan Center on May 17, 2010. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Park River. Ted is survived by his grandchildren: Darren (Karina) Hodny, Moorhead, MN and Yracy (Les) Arnold, Cedar Rapids, IA and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son John, daughter-in- law Judy and two sisters: Adeline and Doreen. A memorial Mass was held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 11:00 A. M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Park River. Interment will be at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Bechyne, ND. The family would like tO extend a special thank you to the staff of the Good Samaritan Center and the Walsh County Hospice staff for all the care that Ted received. An onlige guestbook is available at: www.tollefson funeralhome.comThe Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime; it is the Lord who sends the thunderstorms. He gives showers of rain to all people, and plants of the field to everyone. Lifehne The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services area t at azzl at es Grafton Just arrived... " jewelry and accessories to make your big night sparkle. Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, tiaras, and evening bags - all at an affordable price. Stock is limited, so shop early I for best selection. Helen June Gunderson Helen June Gunderson, age 83 of Grafton, ND passed away on Saturday, March 05, 2011 at the Unity Medical Center of Grafton. Helen June Groven was born December 8, 1927 in Grafton, the daughter of the late Emil and Minerva (Thompson) Groven. She attended elementary school at the Sinkler school and graduated from Grafton High School. She later attended Mayville State College for a time. Following her education she worked at the Walsh County Bank in Grafton. Helen June was united in marriage to Winten Gunderson on May 29, 1948 at the Zion Lutheran Church near Hoople. The couple lived in Hamilton, ND and Fairdale, ND before moving back to Grafton. They later moved to Park River where they lived until 2006 when they returned to Grafton. She was a member of the Grafton Lutheran Church and WELCA,. the DECCA of Park River, ND; and she was active with the blood drives in both Park River and Grafton. Helen June is survived by her husband Winten, Grafton, ND; children: Tim (Peggy) Gunderson, St. Thomas, ND; Wendy (Paul) Bina and Jill (David) Bosanco, both Graflon, ND; five grandchildren, four step- grandchildren, two great grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren; her brother Gordon Groven, Thorpe, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, son James Allen and brother Earl Groven. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at the Grafton Lutheran Church, Grafton, ND. Visitation was Tuesday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Interment will be at the Grafton Lutheran Cemetery. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. How Lifeline Works To Get,You Help Fast If.you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response center. Trained Personal Response Associates who have instant access to your pertinent information will contact you immediately to see what help you need. Even if you can't answer, Lifeline will send the help you need right away and will follow-up to ensure that help did arrive and you are being 6red for. samarita n i you ARe Ar RISK CA" 1- .p'l, 1.) Oeiety- asa-71,5park River ,  3 ,.lUq PI Rwt Good Samaritan Campus i i Phyllis Ramsey Ellingson Phyllis G. Ramsey was born November 21, 1933 in Grafton, North Dakota. She was one of five children born to parents Charles Aaron Ramsey and Gertrude May Olson Ramsey. She was raised on a farm in Park River, North Dakota with her siblings Bud, Ken, Diana and Carol. phyllis attended North Dakota Agriculture College in Fargo, North Dakota and Aakers Business College in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Phyllis moved to Los Angeles, California in the spring of 1953 and married her sweetheart Donald Charles Ellingson on April 16, 1954 at Wee Kirk O' the Heather Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. She raised five children in Anaheim, California. Don and Phyllis retired to Lake Isabella, California, in 1985. Her husband Don passed away on May 14, 1986. Phyllis lived the last 24 years of her life at Leisure World in Seal Beach, California where she was an active member of First Christian Church. She was active recording and duplicating sermons for the audiotape ministry for shut-ins, bible studies, was a tutor, delivered Meal's-on-Wheels, ceramics and had a passion for gardening, especially for her rose bush that her Grand daughter Kaitlyn gave to her. Phyllis raised 5 children and lots of neighborhood children too! Phyllis worked at Pennywise Market and TRW. She was the President of the PTA, Baseball Scorekeeper, Girl Scout Leader, Member of the Garden Grove Alano Club. Phyllis loved camping and fishing. Fond memories were of music. Her favorite hymns were Amazing Grace and How Great Thou Art. She would love to dance in the kitchen with her husband and children. She especially loved the song Let Me Call You Sweetheart as her husband would sing that to her all the time. They would also dance to Don Williams "I Believe in You." Phyllis was laid to rest along side her husband Don on March 4, 2011. Funeral services were conducted by Pastor Robert Nixon at Dilday Mortuary in Huntington Beach, California with burial at Westminster Memorial Park in Westminster, California. Pallbearers" were Michael Ellingson, Bill Sheridan, Dana Young, Brian McCarthy, Brian Young, Michael Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers were Walter "Bud" Ramsey, Ken Ramsey (deceased), Brennan Sheridan, Carlitos Guadalupe, Ray Garcia, Tim McCollum and Richard Garcia. She was survived by her brother Bud (Ruth) Ramsey, sisters Diana (Cliff) Lucas, Carol (Elmer) Peterson, children Marlene. Young, Michael Ellingson, Trudy (Dana) Young, Carol (Brian) McCarthy, Bonnie (Bill) Sheridan. Grandchildren Alicia Garcia (Richard), Brian Young, Vanessa McCollum (Tim), Kaitlyn McCarthy, Hannah McCarthy, Mary McCarthy, Brennan Sheridan, Great Grandchildren Kassandra Herrington, Michael Wheeler, Carlitos Guadalupe, Ray Garcia, Marilyn Garcia and Judy McCollum. all the summer vacations spent at ........... Phytl.is waspreeeded in death .... Clear Lake with hei" sister Diana by hei" pa/.eiitS 'Charles Aaron , and her famiiy She loved Rarrisey and Gertrude May ., traveling for big family reunions Ramsey, husband Donald in Park River and Adams North Charles Ellingson and brother Dakota. Phyllis had a love for Ken Ramsey (Dorothy). When a simple card isn't; enough... L put your "thank yous" in the Press! Caltl 284-6,333 00today PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN CHURCH Wed.: 5:30-6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship supper at Vikur 7 p.m. Lenten worship at Vikur Thurs.: 2 p.m. Borg Worship 7 p.m. Church Council Mtg Sun.: Hoy Communion 10:30 a.m.Vikur. 9:15 a.m.Trinity. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Tue.: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, EDINBURG Wed.: 5:30-6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship supper at Vikur 7pro services Sun.: 9:15 a.m. Worship No Sunday School Tues.: 9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sun.: 10:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN Sat.: 5 p.m. Evening Mass STS PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE Sun.: 8:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST. PATRICK'S CATHOUC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Mass: 8:00 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a.m. ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOLIC CHURCH, CAVAUER Saturday Mass: 5 wm. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday& Friday: 7 a.m. Wednesda F. 6:00 p.m. OUR 5AVlOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sun.: 9 a.m. Sunday School/Adult Study/Coffee 10 a.m. Worship Wed.: Chors & Confirmations Lenten Schedule. 4:30 p.m. 5th &6th gr. worship ZION & SOUTH TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCHES Wed.: Lenten Wednesday 6 p.m. meal 7p.m. worship at Zion Sun.: 9:00 a.m.Worship at South Trinity. 10:00 a.m. Sun. School 11:00 a.m. Worship Zion 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, VeseleyviUe 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: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 11 a.m.Worship- Wed: 9 a.m Men's Bible Study 6 p.m. WinGS (3 yrs to grade '7) March 16 Lenten Service at Grace Free in Edinburg 7:00p.m. and March 23 Lenten Service at Victory Free in Park River at 7:00p.m. 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 Sutiday: 9:30 a.m. worship 10:30 a.m. Fellowship. 11 a.m. Sunday Schoo i SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 WCPRESS @ POLARCOMM. COM UNITED nk&lnsurance BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY! 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FAX: (701)284-6091 E-mail: wcpress@polarcomm.com 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 (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) I Periodicals postage paid at Park River, N.D., and additional mailing oftY:e POSTMASTER: Send address I 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 Olimb Editor Terra Linn Office Staff Larry Biri Freelance Photographer Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh Count3,, Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an internal error. BUS[NESS HOURS The Walsh County Press is typically open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.n Tuesday through Friday. Phone 701-284-6333 - Fax 701-284-6091 Email: wcpress@polarcomm.com LFITER/AREA VOICES POLICY The Walsh CounO, Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article nmst: - Be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The Ihlsh County 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 County 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 WaLh Coun Press. I lI I"  - Be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. 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