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PAGE 2 THE PRESS APRIL 2012 To Our Dear Family and Friends in the Communities of Fordville, Lankin, Park River, and beyond .... Thank you for the wonderful benefit which was put on by the Northern Plains Railroad for my family for travel expenses to Rochester and leave from my job while I again go through cancer treatment. My family and lare so very blesses to be a part of these communities and the Northern Plains Railroad. You have been there for us... Your prayers and support have touched our hearts and your financial sup- port has eased our burdens greatly. May you know how grateful and thankful we are for each and every one of you. May God bless you always. Bridgette & Randy Hope & Jace Jehlicka Good Samaritan Society- Park River would like to say "thank you" to all of the area businesses that donated to our Spud Bar Fundraiser held on Sunday, April 1st. Potatoes were donated by Potato Sales of Park River and Hall's Potatoes of Hoople, hamburger was donated by Jim's Super Valu, dinner rolls were donated by Welch's Bakery, and cups and napkins were donated by First United Bank. Staff also donated many delicious salads for the event. Thank you also to everyone who came to the center to eat and support us with your donations. It was and is always very much appreciated!! T}IIL II_I.L!STRATED BIBI. E ~mm||||mmmm| | m ' I | | | I I i ||||m|mmmmmmm|mm|||mmmmm|~ I ! ! i I I I I | mm||mm m mmm~ mmmmm||mm|mmm|mm|m mmmm | || LeRoy C. LeRoy C. Jenson, age 99 of Park River, ND and formerly of Inkster, ND passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at First Care Health Center of Park River. LeRoy C. Jenson was born October 12, 1912 in Niagara, ND the son of the late Andrew and Nancy (McCartney) Jenson. He attended schools in Niagara and Inkster. Following his education he started working for the Great Northern Railroad. LeRoy was united in marriage to Marcella A. Studney on June 20, 1939 in Niagara. The couple made their home in Inkster. LeRoy continued working on the railroad which later became Burlington Northern/Santa Fe. He retired after 35 years with the railroad service. Marcella passed away in 1993 and LeRoy later moved to Park River. In late 2010 he moved into the Good Samaritan Center. LeRoy was a member of the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railways Veterans Association. He enjoyed his fishing trips with his son Ron, collecting license Jenson plates, gardening and playing cards. LeRoy is survived by his son Dr. Ronald (Cindy) Jenson, Freeland, MI; two grandchildren: Darrin Jenson, Austin, TX; SueEllen (Richard) Gomez, San Diego, CA; and his great granddaughter Lauren Gomez. He was the last surwiving member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers and one sister. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12. 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Faith Lutheran Church ofInkster, ND. Visitation was Wednesday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the Inkster Cemetery. An online guestbook is avail able at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Have a reammy thank you? We can hel p. Call 284-6333 WE D RATHER SELL IT! STOP AND SHOP AT G FTON GIFTWARE IS ALSO ON SALE! James E Ryba James F. Ryba, age 83, of rural Lankin. ND, passed away at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, due to a brain hemorrhage on Saturday, April 7, 2012 smxounded by his family. He was born October 19, 1928 to James and Mary (Polak) Ryba in Perth Township, western Walsh County, and lived on the farm until his death. He attended Lambert School 73 and graduated from the eighth grade there. He was inthe U.S. Army from May 11, 1951 until May 21, 1953 and received a bronze star while in Korea. He farmed all his life and loved every minute of it. On June 19, 1957 he married JoAnn Kotaska at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek. James was a hard worker and loyal friend to everyone. His laughter made other people laugh. He loved to hunt deer, duck, and geese, and ice fish in the winter months. He was in the garden either hoeing weeds or picking produce. He was always on the lawn mower cutting grass. He was a director on the Whitman Equity Elevator many years, and gun safety instructor for 2 years. He was on the WFLA Kosobud Lodge Cemetery Trust or Manager for many years. He was a WFLA member for 67 years. He was a lifelong member of Sarnia Farmers Union and enjoyed playing Polish Rummy. Jim will be greatly missed by his wife, JoAnn; 3 daughters, Kathy (Larry) Brunell of North Attleboro, MA, Karen (Keith) Henningsgard,.og .Grand Forks, ND, arid Pam Ryba'4qa~s6n of Lakgta, ND; 2 sons, Joseph (Darlene) Ryba of Lankin, ND and James Ryba Jr. of Baudette, MN: 2 granddaughters. Stacy (Matt) Brunell Yarnall of Cape Cod, MA and Megan Brunell (Fianc~ Kyle Hammond) of North Attleboro, MA: 3 grandsons, Matt (Meghan) Brunell of Foxborough, MA, Joseph A. Ryba Jr. and fianc6 Trista Rice and her daughter Presleigh of Thief River Falls, MN, and Daniel Ryba and special friend Briana Schlosser of Williston, ND: 2 great grandsons. Austin James Ryba of Thief River Falls, MN and Braydon Hammond of North Attleboro, MA; also surviving are 2 sisters. Alice Larson of Arl ington, VA and Agnes Soto of Mission Viejo, CA; 1 brother, Charles (Norma) Ryba of Lakota, ND; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Carl Larson; and nephews, Gary and Carl Allan Larson. The Funeral Mass was held at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne, rural Lankin, ND, on Thursday~April 12, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. The Celebrant was be Rev. Fr. Samuel Ezeibekwe. Interment will be in the WFLA Kosobud Cemetery. The casketbearers were Matthew Brunell, Daniel Ryba. Joseph Ryba Jr., Mike Ryba, Ralph Restadius, and Jim Larson. Visitation was held at the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota on Wednesday, beginning at 1:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation continued at the Church on Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. tr~ tieu of flowers, memorials could be given to .the WFLA Kosobud Cemetery, Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery, or the Heritage Hall Building Fund. Detad from Couple by Karl Hofer 1923 When a man has taken a new wife, he shaft not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken. DE UTEI~,ONOMY 24:5 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 a.rn. Vikur Tuesday: 2:30 Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study, Sun: 9:15 Worship 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.rn 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. Saturday St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Mass: 5 p.m.. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m.. Monday a.m.. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. & Friday: 7 Sun: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River 9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship/Children's Choir ( 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 Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.rn. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River). 10:45 a.rn. Worship (Park River) Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: Sunday School 9:45a.m.(for all ages). Church @ 11:00a.m. April 22nd(1 l:00a.m, and 7:00p.m.), 23th (7:00p.m.) and 24th(7:00pm.)-Special Meetings with Tom Olson: Banquet on April 24th at 5:30p.m. Call church for reservations-282-7411. Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Sewices / 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.rn. Fellowship Wed: 7:30 p.m. prayer service Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" T tlwy. 17 "~,est * Park River 284-6086 tollej oq/ Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron~Jay Thompson OFFICE: 284-6955 17East, Park River BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY/ 301 Co. Rd 12B Park River tan Ph. 284-7115 Fax 284-7117 Ye Olde Medicine Center o * I 10Y; Senior Discetmts FREE Mail Out Serdce * UPS Kodak Kiosk FREE Blood Pressure Checks Hwy. 17 West* Park River 284-7676 AGASSIZ ANIMAL HOSPITAL *Complete Medical Services/ Surgical Services *Boarding *Grooming *Pet Supplies Daniel J. Koenig, DVM 284-6688 403 Briggs Ave. So., P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) FAX: (701) 284-6091 E-mail: The Walsh Comaty Press, Inc. (U.S.ES. Pub. 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