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PAGE 2 THE PRESS MARCH 19, 2014 EDINBURG, N.D. -- A total loved one or even you will need of 20 people volunteered to donate blood. We want to thank all the blood, and 18 were able to give people who volunteered on Feb- during Edinburg's blood drive on ruary 21 st." February 21 st. Nine people gave Pastor Jessica Merchant coor- blood on the automated 2RBC ma- dinated the drive, and the Trinity chine which collects two units of Lutheran Church sponsored and red blood cells during the dona- assisted with recruiting donors, tion, so a total of 27 products were publicity, providing refreshments, collected. Rob Miller, Senior Donor Re- and registering donors. Others cruitment Representative from who assisted the day of the drive United Blood Services stated, "It were: Lois Otto, Mary Seim, Rita is not only those who sponsor the Wilkee, Chuck Wilke (and blood drive, but the people of friends), Lois Ydtse and Bunny Edinburg donating that makes the Bjamason. difference to patients in the hoe- Blood is for sharing; you have pital. You never know when a truly given the "Gift of Life." McMillan said, "and they are departments, community centers quick to respond to fires and oth- and youth organizations like 4-H er emergencies." and FFA. America's Farmers Grow Com- America's Farmers Grow Com- munities works directly with farm- munities launched in 2010, and has ere to support nonprofit organiza- since donated over $16 million to tions like the Fordville Rural Fire more than 6,500 nonprofit organ- Department, who are doing im- izations across the country. Amer- portant work in their communities, ica's Farmers Grow Communities, The program offers farmers the sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer's non- is part of the America's Farmers profit of choice. The search for initiative, which highlights and cel- funding to sustain and enhance ebrates the important contribu- programs is a year-round job for tions of farmers like Jarrod McMil- nonprofit organizations across the lan. country. Through America's Farm- For a complete list of Grow ers Grow Communities, farmers Communities winners and more have been able to support a vari- program information, please vis- ety of groups, such as schools, fire it growcommunities.com. I Have a re. ,y thank you, II We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Lifeline The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response ot;oc:: Trained Persona ! Respo e 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 cared for. Ilah (Ala:e) Spoonland Ilah (Akre) Spoonland, age 85, Ilah is survived by her children: of Park River, ND, passed away Ross Spoonland (Tmcy) of Park Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the First River, ND; Joan Schanilec (Rod) of Care Health Center in Park River. Minto, ND; Beth Ward (Bill) of She had been a resident of the Minneapolis, MN; and Paul Spoon- Good Samaritan Nursing Home land (Phyllis) ofCincinnati, OH;her since 2009. sister Donna Olson of Park River, Ilah was born July 19, 1928 in ND; and many grandchildren and Park River, ND, the daughter of the great-grandchildren. Ilah was pre- late Isaac and Lilly (Nelson) Akre. ceded in death by her parents, bus- She was baptized and confirmed in band Ambrose, and sister Doris the Garfield Lutheran Church, ru- Fenton. ral Edinburg, ND. Ilah was raised Funeral Services were heldSat- on the family farm near Edinburg and attended a rural grade school, urday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the Our Saviour's Luther- In 1946 she graduated from WCAS an Church of Park River. Visitation high school. She then attended was held at the church on Saturday Jamestown College and earned a teaching certificate. She taught in for one hour prior to the service. In- an elementary school for four years terment will be at the Memorial in Hunter, ND. Ilab marriedAm- Park Cemetery, Park River. In brose Spoonland in 1952, and they lieu of flowers, the family requests made their home in Park River. that memorials be directed to the She was a long-time member of donor's choice. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church An online guestbook is available where she taught Sunday School at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com and Vacation Bible School. She The Tollefson Funeral Home was active in Circle and Bible of Park River is in charge of the Study. arrangements. 320 +/- ACRES WITH TILE DRAINAGE Located 3 miles north of Minto, North Dakota this spectacular Red Rive Valley land features 320 +I- acres with 308.5 +/- acres of cropland to be sold m two parcels, Both parcels have tile drainage for optimal crop growth. Available for immediate possession! i IMMEDIATE POSSESSION! ! Parcel One 4 Acres: 160 +/- Legal: SWg4 4-156-52 Cropland: 158.96 +/- Tile Drainage Parcel Two Acres: 160 +/- Legal: NE 8.156-52 Cropland: 149.54 +/- Tile Drainage Bob Pifer O) 877.477.3105 Z"~" C) 701.371.8538 i 1~ bob@pifers.com l Pifer's Auction & Realty. All statements made the day of the auction take precedence over all printed materials. The seller reserves the right to reject or accept any and all bids. Pifer's Auction & Realty, t506 29th Ave 5, Moorhead, MN 56560, gevin Pifer, ND #7t5, Pifer's LAND AUCTIONS www,pifers.com 877.700.4099 Doffs Doris I. Young- quist, age 88 of Graflon passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. Doris Irene Nel- son was born Janu- ary 6, 1926 in Lin- coln, Neb to Arthur and Lillian (John- son) Nelson. She grew up and attend- ed schools in North Branch, MN, graduating in 1944. Doris was united in marriage to Charles Oberg in 1943. Thecouple made their home in Minnesota. She later married Charles R. Youngquist on July 25, 1960 in Minnesota. They lived in Minnesota until 1970 when they moved to Park River, ND. The couple worked in the Park River area and Doris later worked as a ward supervisor at the Grafton Developmental Center un- til retiring. Charles passed away on April 10, 1991 and in 1993 she I would like to thank all of the area busi- I Yotmgquist moved to Grafton. Doris is survived by her children: Sharon (John) Buell, Glendale, AZ; LaNita (George) Caboy, CA; Edward (Julie) Oberg, Harris, MN; Carla (Victor) Koble, Grafton, ND; Dori (Todd) Swartz, Grand Forks, ND, Step- children: David Hale, CO and Sheila Myers, MN. 18 grandchildren and numerous great grmadchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles, son Brad and three brothers. Memorial visitation was held Friday from 5-7 PM at the Tollef- son Funeral Home of Grafton, ND. Interment will be at the Kost Cemetery in Sunrise, MN. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrange- ments. nesses that donated to the Good Samari- tan Society's Spud Bar Fundraiser which was held on March 9th. Many thanks to: Hall's Po- tatoes, Potato Sales of Park River, Jim's Super Valu, Welch's Bakery, Citizens State Bank and also the Walsh County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for the matching funds dotlation. I would also like to thank Jim & Joan Miller and Dave Laaveg for volunteering their time tOl elp make Our event a success, as well as our staff members who made the delicious salads and to Carmen Ostenson and her dietary crew who made sure everyone was well fed! Thank you as well to all of you who came to this event to help us raise funds for the replacement of our center's dining room. As always, I am grateful and humbled by your continued generosity and support of our facility. samaritan ('~D N(~J~cic-t'Y ~ 284-7115 Park River "'-- PAa~: RJvt~ Good Samaritan Campus II Laura Brodina, Resource Development, Good Samaritan Society - Park River Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg, Sunday.: 9:15 Worship at Trinity Saturday Mass: 5 p.m., Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday & Friday: 10:30 Worship Vikur, 9:15 Sunday School 7 a.m., Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship. 10:15 Sunday School Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plbtriparish.org/) Sunday 8:30 a.m. Our Saviom's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship 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 5p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm Confirmation class 7pm. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Study, 7 pm Adult Bible Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a,m, Worship service Grace Free Lutheran ChiJrch, 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 ,Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:00 p,m.. Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Sts. Peter & 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. Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Apostolic Faith Church, Park River Apostolic Faith Church will be holding services at the Park River City Building in the Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pm. 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All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters must be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. Edinburg, the schools of Park River, and the schools of Valley-Edinburg. t