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?age 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS * WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25,2015 Brian M. Kennel Brian M. Ken: nelly, age 72 of Park River passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Golden Living Center of Moorhead, MN. Brian Michael Kennelly was born March 2, 1943 in Grafton. ND. the son of the late Stanley and Mary (Camp- bell) Kennelly. He graduated from Grafton High School in 1961 and then attended UND studying Civ- il Engineering. He became a Land Surveyor, surveying land in Grand Forks County. Brian was united in marriage to Sandie Bur- ris in 1968 at Conway, ND. Bri- an was drafted into the United States Army in 1969 being sta- tioned in Germany for the length of his service. After his honorable discharge the couple remmed to Park River, where they raised their family. He worked at the Cavalier Air Station retiring in 2008. In 1994 he met his sweetheart Marie Simundson. They enjoyed build- ing their home together in Park River where they lived until the time of his death. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River and a member of the St. Thomas American Legion Post. He enjoyed playing Pinochle and also loved to visit with people. Bri- an was very proud of his children children and grand- children. Brian is sur- vived by his sweet- heart Marie Simundson, Park River. ND; chil- dren: Sean (Mari- on) Kennelly, Hol- ly Springs, NC: Colleen (Scan) Thompson. Winona, MN; Kevin (Melissa) Kennelly, Grand Forks, ND; Brendan (Dana) Ken- nelly, Grand Forks, ND; grand- children: Candice and Julien Kennelly, Drew, Jack, Kate and Will Thompson, Broden, Grace. Mary, Clara, Max, Simon and Gena Kennelly, James, Lily, Leah, Rose and Ruth Kennelly; brother Stanley Kennelly, Jr., Park River, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Erin and siblings: Dennis; Norbert and Maureen. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Park River. ND. Visita- tion was Monday from 5-7:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery, St. Thomas in the spring. An online guestbook is avail- able at www.tollefsonfuneral- EadJ. Ma eren Earl J. Marifjeren, age 84 of Park Riv- er, ND and Mesa, AZ passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Earl Jerome Mar- i0eren was born Au- gust 23, 1930 in Grafton. ND. He grew up on a farm near Hoople, ND and attended a coun- try grade school. He graduated from Walsh County Agricultural School in Park River, ND in 1948. In 1954 Earl graduated from the North Dakota State University with a degree in Agriculture. While in college he was an active member of the marching band and Alpha Gam- ma Rho fraternity. Earl was pas- sionate about his NDSU Bison teams. He served in the United States Army and was stationed at Schofeild Barracks, Hawaii. He re- turned to North Dakota and began a life-long career of farming, rais- ing wheat, barley, potatoes and sugar beets. With several farmers, Earl purchased the Park River Po- tato Company where he served as president and manager. Earl was a director in the Red River Potato Growers Association, mad served as president for one year. Earl was very civic minded and spear headed many community projects. He was proud to be a stockholder and serve on the Board of Directors for First United Bank opportunity to play in the Orange Bowl and Mardi Gras pa- rades. He was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Park Riv- er and the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church in Mesa. He was a charter member of the Gold Canyon Lions Club and a member of the Gold Canyon Arts Council. Earl is survived by his wife, Lor- na; brother. Allyn Marifjeren, Grand Forks. ND; children: Cindy (Richard) Lien, Hoople. ND; John (Nancy) Kelner, Gilbert. AZ: grand- children: Kristin (Marc) Bye, Karie (Michael) Currie. Josh (Finace Kirsten) Lien, and Jenna (Chris) Midgarden, Jack Kelner. Elnili Kelner, Jay Kelner; Millie's daugh- ter. Judy (Ed) Brown: Lad|, CA; Lorna's son and daughter, Brian Johnson, Tucson, AZ and Gretchen Johnson, Thousand Oaks. CA and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife. Mill|e; parents Selmer and Mary MariOeren and grandson Tyler Lien. Memorial services will be Fri- day, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. An online guest book is available at: Elva Marion Silliman Elva Marion Sil- l|man, age 102 of Park River, ND died at Woods|de Village in Grand Forks, ND on Wednesday, March 18.2015. Elva Marion Hendrickson was bornApri123, 1912 at Glenfield, ND the . .of the late John and Josephine (Johnson) Hen- drickson. She at- tended school at Glenfield and served as its first valedictorian. then attended the State Teachers College at Valley City, ND. While teaching at York, ND she married Fred Sill|man on June 12, 1942. In 1.946 they moved to Park River as Fred purchased what was to be known as the Sill|man hnple- ment Company. Later he pur- chased the Fairdale Supply and eventually farmed in Golden Val- and serving church. We are so proud to call her Mother and Grand- mother. Elva is survived by Donna (Michael) Gillen, Betty (David) Bruni, and James (Adele) Sill|man. yivedby ,all her grar!dchildren: .. Patrick (Mi helle) Young, Renae (Brian) Preyna, Doug (Kari) Gillen, Bob (Tanya) Gillen. Tom (Rachel) Gillen, John (Terri) Shuman, Ally Shuman and Mary (Jeremy) Kartes. Elva has 18 beautithl great grandchildren. She preceded in death by:;: her husband, Fred in 1968. her daugh- ter. Carol in 2000 and son-in-law, Norman Young in 2009 as well as her parents and all her siblings. Ftmeral s&wices were heldon ley,, E!va ;morkgd as the boob- Monday, March 23, 2015 atI:30 keeper for the businessand, fol- " PM at Our Savibur's Lutheran lowing Fred's death, worked for Dundee Insurance. Elva enjoyed being a member of the Harmony Homemaker's Club, the Rebekah Lodge, the Hospital Auxiliary and various church circles. Over her lifetime, Elva enjoyed traveling to scenic and historic places in the US and Europe. Her biggest joys were spending time with her family, playing the piano, reading books Church of Park River. Visitation was on Monday for one hour prior to the service. In- terment will be at Memorial Park ...... Cemetery in Park River in the spring. An online guest book is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. and worked very hard to provide The Tollefson Funeral Home of of Park Riven He was a lover of The Tollefson Funeral Home of [ for them. 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Christin the Night by Marc Chagall (1'948). '~ : '20t5 by King Features Syndicate. lnc, Worl(~,righ~s res~vecl.~, ~, Pembina Hills I.ttlheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:t5 Worship at Trinity 10:30 Worship Vikur. 9:15 Sunday School Trinity Lulheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Sunday School. 10:20 Worship Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 8:30 a.m. St Joseph's Calholic Church, Lanldn (www.plb Sunday 10:.30 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 Say|cues Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 a:m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship Z'mn Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday School stating at 9 AM. Church services at 10AM St. Ma 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 i Viet0ry Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday 6 pm Cofifirmation class 7pm. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Sbdy, 7 pm/ lult Bible.Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, .i~, ' 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a.m. Worship service /i i';. !:.: : Gra Ffee Lutheran Churcfi, Edinburg Sunday: 9a.m. Church Services/10:15 a.m. Sunday.School "" , ', ' EVery Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible'StudY Bethel Baplist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Eellowsbip, Wed0esday: Awana Children's Ministry 6.1)0 p.m.. Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7. 0 p.m, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 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) POostelic Faith Church, Park River Services at the Park River City Building Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pm. Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Park River ~ 284-7244 Farmers Union Insurance Co. " ", "~"":'""'aOI~'Rd'12B"Park~ver'I'~cXSsIZ~ASIMA G, xl . :i _ -4 : Hoople~S94-6123Adams~944"2231 Jay Th / HOSPITAL L Grafton ~ 352-3668 ompson/Dwight Byron mn Ph." 284'7115 Michigan ~ 259-2112 ~...'..~~~.~' * : 1-, ~-.~, .... -- / *Complete Medical Services/ OFFICE.,284-6955 H,,,: 17East. Park River . .b- i. ....: - ,- , ] ....Surgical Se .rYlces Crystal ~ 657-2168 , ,- ~. ~,~-/,lt-/r ~ .... , . ; , , . , ] ~, *Boardlng "True to a Sacred Trust" BECOME ,4 CHURCH SCHEDULE SPON S'OR I " " .... : * " Ofoommg Ye Olde Medicine Center ,' t: .... : : "wy. 17 West * Park River . " SeO. 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Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Viking Dr., Rugby, NO 58368 Phone: (701)284-6333. FAX: (701)284-6091 Allison Climb Editor-in Chief E-mail: \ t ~ ~. ~ i , t Oqi~$,on Corrections ) Ally error should be reported immediately. Please chec}~ ~e accm'acy of gottr ',~tvertisement the first day of iuserdon. The Walsh County Press will offi~ a t'ree reprint in the event of an internal error. BUSINESS HOURS : .... The Walsh County Pros is open li~)m 9:30 a.m. lo 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submit|on deadline is Thursday at noon. ;Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284.6091 Email: wcpJ' LEVrEI~/ARI:A V()](i ES POt.ICY The lt~dsh Com~(v Press will accept lettera to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must be signed and include your address. Unsignc'd let}ers!will not beconsidered. Letters may~bt br~used (6 thank specific people or organizations. - The Walsh Coun0' Press reserve~ the right to shorten leners, edit out' factual errors ant reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The ll,~dsh County Press will not run letters from the same author tg, o weeks in a row All opitiiong ..... --'" expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh Count" Press. - Letters must be legible, - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area Letters from outside the area~vili be considered if they are of sufl'icient interest. Official newspaper of the City of Park River, the City of Edinburg, the schools of Park River Area, and the schoolS of Valley-Edinburg.