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PAGE 2. THE PRESS NRCH 28, 2012 Orlyn H. Berg Orlyn H. Berg, age 80 of Grafton, ND passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Unity Medical Center of Gmlion. Orlyn was born June 27, 1931 in Grafton, ND, the son of the late Otto and Hilda (Bekkerus) Berg. He attended Glenwood District 15 and the Walsh County Agriculture School in Park River, ND. After his graduation he fanned near Hoople, ND and did thrm labor. He was united in marriage to Mary Dusek on June 9, 1958 in Graflon, ND. He then began working as a Mechanic atA & It Implement and worked there for 25 years. After his retirement in 1992 he began working for Earl Anderson and the Gene Keeley Fanns. Orlyn was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Graflon, ND and the Walsh County Historical Society. He is survived by his wife Mary Berg, Grafton, ND; daughters: Mary Kay Berg, Glendale, CA; Joyce Berg, Glendale, CA and sister Carol Offerdahl, Fordville, ND. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Allen. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, March 26, 2012 at St. John's Catholic Church of Grafton. Visitation was Sunday from 5-7:30 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 PM at the Totlefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Friends called at the church on Monday one hour prior to the service. Interment was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Hoople, ND. An online guestbook is available at: w.tolle fsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. God's message of hope for us. "Hear the word which the Lord speaks to you." Jeremiah I0:1 "'Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners." Timothy I: 15 "The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent and believe in the gospel.'" Mark 1:15 Gena Seim Gena Seim, 95, of rural Milton, ND passed away on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital of Cavalier, ND. Georgina Neilia Florence was born August 31, 1916, to George and Netta (Thompson) Florence in Montrose Township, Cavalier County. Gena and Johnny O. Seim were united in marriage on November 24, 1938. In 1939 Johnny and Gena purchased a farm in Section 13, Montrose Township, and Johnny began work with the Cavalier County Highway Department. For ten years they made their home in a log house north of Union, ND. Gena tended a small herd of milk cows and picked potatoes in the fall. In 1949, Johnny and Gena sold their farm and purchased a farm in Section 32, Montrose Township, the former Peter Flom fama owned by Joel Flom. They purchased construction equipment and operated their own business. In 1958, the Seims moved from their farm in Section 32, Montrose Township, and they purchased another farm in Section 15, Montrose Township, when Howard Florence retired from fanning. This land was homesteaded by Gena's grandparents, ale and Martha Florence, on their arrival from Norway in the 1880's: The George and Nettie Florence family lived and farmed their entire lifetime on the parent's homestead. Since then, this farm has been owned and operated by their descendants. Gena and her family have resided at their farm in Section 15, Montrose Township, two miles northwest of Union, ND. The fann home was built ha 1916 by Gena's parents, George and Nettie Florence. Four children were born to Johnny and Gena, two daughters and two sons. Gena is survived by her children: Nancy Seim of Edinburg, ND, Mitzi (Gary) Flatau of Frazee, MN, Larry Seim of Milton, ND, Jerry Seim of Milton; and grandchildren: Aaron (Lindy) Flatau and their children Gabriel and Andrew of Humbolt, Iowa, Michael (Laura) Flatau and their son Thomas of Frazee, MN, Jill (Craig) Walter and their children Bauer and Rhett of Milwaukee, WI, Emily Flatau of Alaska, Daniel (Holly) Flatau of Fargo, ND, and Jonathan (Heidi) Flatau of Perham, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Johnny, siblings Margaret (Orlin) Nelson, Herbert (Tina) Florence, Gerald and Howard (Nora) Florence. Prayer Service: Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 7pro at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Edinburg, ND with visitation starthag at 6:00 p.m. at the church. Services: Friday, March 23, 2012 at ll:00am at the Trinity Lutheran Church ofEdinburg, ND with visitation for one hour before the time of the services at the church. Interment: Zion Cemetery, Union, ND. Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.brooks funeralhome.net Eugene D. Schildberger Eugene D. Schildberger, age 73 of Croton, SD, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the St. Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen, SD. Visitation was Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River, ND. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, March 26, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the St. Mary's Catholic Church of Park River, ND. Parents: Alphonse and Anne (Horesjh) Schildberger. Survived by twin sisters: Joanne (Jerry) Sandy, Fargo, ND and Janice Hoffman, Croton, SD; nephews: Perry (Diane) Sandy, Waynesboro, PA; Wade (Amy) Sandy, Fargo, ND; Dafid Sandy, Bismarck, ND; Tim (Kary) Sandy, Fargo, ND; nieces: Paige (Marry) O'Keefe, Chaska, MN; Janet Krinke, Blue Earth, MN; Elizabeth (Toby) Doeden, Croton, SD; Becky (Ryan) Hearnen, Peoria, AZ; Jessica (Nicholas) Huber, Conde, SD; 14 great nephews and 11 great nieces. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Albert and brother-in-law Ronald Hoffman. Eugene was one of the longest living persons with Down Syndrome and was a very special gift from God to his family and everyone him. He was forever a loving child. Eugene was born in Park River, ND. He lived at home in Park River until 1992 when he moved to Groton, SD with his Dad. Eugene's mother passed away in 1974. His dad died in 1995 and then Eugene continued to live in Groton with his sister Janice. The last one and a half years he spent his life in a nursing home. Eugene loved music - especially polka music. He loved to color and draw house plans because his dad was a carpenter and painter. He enjoyed picking plums, June berries and peas in the garden. He enjoyed going to all the threshing bees and always had fun with his nieces and nephews. He loved sports and was a saver and collector of baseball cards. Eugene had a memory for numbers and the calendar, always reminding his dad of everyone's birthdays, even telling him in advance of what day of the week it fell on for that whole year. He will be greatly missed! An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. Havearea,lybig thank you? We can help. Call 284-6333 lh00: )'ou must continue in the things which you have :e,'ned and been assured of knowing from who yo, have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for , sahatton through falth which is in Christ ]esus. 7) \\;, 2 TI,,kk3THY 3: 14,15 2,2012 bY Ki Features SytdJcale. #. Wod6 Jht ro;0tv0d Girls and Boys t_ Grades 1-4 April l6, 17& 19 Park River High School G l  2. J: . 4:30p t' Gnl  a 4 - 4:30p . $:30p -'- Hm- in M Soa Oa -ltlS tkm - Reskl- S40 Register at or-parks.cam 0cr0tilillS-'-.00 -- Walsh County Press -- Chl lrch Director t-- PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRiNiTY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Sun.: 9:15 Trinity (10:20 Sunday School), 10:30 Vikur Tue.: 2:30 Bible Study at Borg, 9:30 Women's Bible Study at Trinity Thur.: 2 p.m. Borg Worship ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sunday, April 1 - Mass -Talk/Homily - 8:30 a.m. ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN (WWW.PLBTRIPARISH.ORG/ Sunday, April 1 - Mass -Talk/Homily - 10:30 a.m. STS. PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE Saturday, March 37 - Mass -Talk/Homily - 5:00 p.m. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Moss: 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. Wednesda)c. 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 (httpWwww.parkriverosIc.com/) ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Mornin 9 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) 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:p.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 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 BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL rilE PRESS 284"6333 TODAY/ BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL rile PRESS 284"6333 TODAY/ . -f 4. samaritan 301 Co. 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