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PAGE 2 THE PRESS APRIL 3, 2013 The Board of Directors of the Park River cemetery Associa- tion would like to take this op- portunity to publicly acknowledge the memorials and donations received in 2012. These gifts help defray the costs of maintaining the Memorial Park Cemetery, and keep it trimmed and attractive. The gifts are as follows: In Memory of Elda Momerak Wallace Momerak In Memory of Robert "Mick" Fail Cecil and Dorothy Rollefstad In Memory of Elvira Johnson Willard and Barbara Stenerson and Luther and Linda Meberg In Memory of David Houser Cecil and Dorothy Rollefstad In Memory of Dr. Olukayode S. Omotunde Luther and Linda Meberg A special thanks to Jewel Oaks and Inez Laugtug for their dona- tion. Donations or Memorials may be sent to the Memorial Park Cemetery in care of Luther Meberg 7204 134th Ave. NE Park River, ND 58270---330. Respectfully submitted by Luther Meberg, Sec./Treas. m ILLUSTRATED BIBLE Dot:ill of tho etching(3 "C)uee[is of Persi~ ~:lt the Feet t~f AI.~..,~,.I~. ( I~nt of Darius)" by (3erard Edelirlck, 1675 He who finds a w!fe .finds a good thing~ and obtains fa vor J?om dte Lord I'I~OVI!I~ tS 18:22 ,,,:" %!,:, -~2013 byKIr)g Feature~Syndicate hc, Worldrigtlts reserved, I would like to thank the following area businesses for helping to make the 2nd Annual Good Samaritan Society's Father/Daughter dance a total success: Samson Electric, Ye Olde Medicine Center, Polar Communications, 2C Plumbing, Northdale Oil, Tollefson Funeral Home, Askim Auction Service, First United Bank, Jim's Super Valu, Park River Dental, Midgarden Family Clinic, Gate City Bank, Summerplace Dairy Queen, Art of Touch Salon & Spa and Lon's Hardware. I would also like to thank the Good Samaritan Auxiliary members and staff members who donated goodies and volunteered their time to make sure things ran smoothly! With the combined efforts of all who helped, we were able to raise about $15OO.OO toward the purchase of a new wheelchair accessible van. Thank you all again so very much for helping us to get that much closer to our goal!! Park River truly is "the town with a heart." i.f etb.te 'The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services Laura A. Brodina Director of Resource Development Good Samaritan Society- Park River Mark A. Lillehaugen MarkA. Lillehau- gen, 64, of Grand Forks, ND passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 26, 2013 on the Surgical Critical Care Unit of Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Mark Amold Lille- haugen was born Au- gust 12, 1948 the son of Arnold and Lo- rayne (Keck) Lille- haugen of Brocket, ND. Mark grew up near Whitman, ND and graduated from Michigan High School in 1966. He attended Wahpeton State School of Science and graduated from North Dakota State University with an Agriculture Economics Major. Mark married Margaret Ann O'Leary on De- cember 23, 1988 and together r~iood d.oi~- oon l~ric in Grand Forks. Mark will be fondly re- membered for his wonderful dry sense of humor, easy-going nature and caring heart. He was a kind, gentle man, loving son, husband, fa- ther and brother, an award winning dart player and an O.K. golfer. He will be so deeply, incredibly missed. He is survived by his wife, Mar- garet "Peg" O'Leary; son, Eric (Shelby Cochran), Fargo, ND; mother, Lorayne Lillehaugen, Grand Forks, ND; sisters, Mered- ith (Robert) Lins, Cambridge, WI, Paige Lillehaugen (David Frueanf), Beaverton, OR; sis- ter-in-law, Nancy O'Leary, Billings, MT; nieces, Heather Washburn (Jason Logue), Vancouver, WA, Mary Agnes O'Leary, Billings, MT; nephews, Brett (Nelia) Washburn, Alpharetta, CA, Mickley O'Leary, Billings, MT and great-niece and nephews, Ariel Washburn, Drew Washburn and Zander Logue. He was preceded in death by his father, C. Arnold Lillehaugen; ma- ternal grandparents, Erick and Anna Keck and paternal grandparents, Michael T. and Marie Lillehaugen. Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m. Sat- urd=5; March 30, 2013 in Sarnia United Lutheran Church, Whit- man, ND. Visitationi 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Fri- day with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service in the Gregory J, Norman Funeral Chapel. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to the funeral serv- ice in the church on Saturday. Interment: West Forest Ceme- tery, Whitman, ND, at a later date. The online memorial registry may be signed at www.normanfu- (The Historic Norman Funeral Home Grand Forks, ND) lO-week mayvillestatb.e u, 800-437-4104 8oo=237=962o *" ...... "= I~I~ '~ 30 YEAR WARRANTY* *COMPLETE IN'HOUSE Beatrice S. Gehrke Beatrice S. Gehrke, age 87 of Hillsboro, ND and formerly of Park Riv- er and Adams, North Dakota passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Hillsboro Medical Center of Hillsboro, ND. Beatrice S. Fuhrmann was born October 21, 1925 in Lastrup, MN the daughter of the late Otto and Anna (Preiner) Fuhrmann. She attended schools in Lastrup and Pierz, MN. Beatrice was united in marriage to Harvey R. Gehrke on October 30, 1945 in Lastrup. The couple lived and farmed near Adams, ND. She worked as a cook at the Adams Public School, the Chuck Wagon Car6 and the Good m-~a,-i~ Centers of Park River and Osnabrock, retiring in 2004. In 2006 she moved to Park River and in 2007 she moved to Hillsboro, North Dakota. Beatrice was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Altar Society. She loved to cook and play bingo, but especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Beatrice is survived by her chil- dren: Barbara (Sheldon) Ellefson, Park River, ND and Richard (Nan- cy) Gehrke, Hillsboro, ND, six grandchildren: Wendy (Chad) Arendt, Lisa Ellefson, Lara Ellef- son, Justin (Shari) Gehrke, Julie (Chip) Hanson, & Joy (Kevin) Ackerman; ten great grandchildren: Shel- by & Carter Arendt, Ashley & Jayse Fontaine, Janessa, Kxista and Kloe Ackerman, Ray & Marlie Hanson and Trey Gehrke; sisters: Lila Wickham, Sta- ples, MN; Elie (Dick) O'Donnell, St. Paul, MN; Lois (David) Plante, Fort Ripley, MN; sister- in-law, Florence Lykken, Walhalla, ND. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harvey onApril 5, 1991, brothers: Ervin, Joseph and Charles and sis- ters: Bernadine Cremers, Doreen Valentine, Edith Gnahn and Tere- sa Keehr. M,,o~ of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Park River. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at West Adams Cemetery, rural Adams, ND. An online guest book is available at www.tollefsonfunreralhome. corn The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast g yt. u r:l ,Hd:het, bL tr.]ljr t e!f t),.JI,t,trr , - td,t)rIle}Lit ?]l y r.Jk-]L,; i.ile. Li:Htirle Ree;ixlrr,;;P ccnter. Traincd Personal Rcsponsc Associa c who have instant access yOLlr pc incnt information wiII contacZ you immediacely to see ,,,char. help you need Even you c an' answer, Uteline will send the help you nee right away and will toileT-up ensure thal: help did arrive snd you ave beiF U ,,:ar'e t P~'~ G~od .qarn~it~n I~.~mpus Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:15 9:15 a.m. Sunday School Vikur Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study. Sunday.: 10:30 Trinity 10:15 a.m. Sunday School St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 8:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( 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 Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River 9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Coffee, 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. 5 p.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 Sundays: Sunday School 9:45a.m. Coffee and Fellowship 10:30a Worship Service 11:00aWednesdays:Men's Bible Study 9:00a.m. Confirmation 600pro. WinGS 7:00p.m. Youth Bible Study 7:00 p.m. April 7th, 8th, 9t,h,. 7:00p m. Special meetings with Rev Rob Buechler on "Divine Healing.' 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, 10:45 a,m. Fellowship. Awana Children's Min- istry 6:20 PM Wednesdays. Prayer & B b e study Wednesdays at 7 PM Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 p.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) Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m Worship Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal - 657-2168 Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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