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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017 First Care Health Center Memorials/ Honorariums as of March 3 I, 2017 IN MEMORY Audrey Lee from Debby & Paul Vorachek Betty Ruzicka from Debby & Paul Vorachek Clair "Bud" Dahlen from Paul & Joyce Torgerson Dave Daley from Debby & Paul Vorachek Doris Burbidge from Beryl White Edie Bjerke from Debby & Paul Vorachek Floyd Gemmill from Chris & Julie Byron, Life Skills & Transition Center Therapy Department Gladys Vigen from Jack & Paulette Misialek Gloria Grinter from Debby & Paul Vorachek Heidi Collins from Debby & Paul Vorachek Lewis & Irene Solseng from Debby & Paul Vorachek Jim Ferguson from Debby & Paul Vorachek Judy Carlson from Molly & Ken Wiesen Larry Baker from Terry & Wanita Kadlec, Debby & Paul Vorachek Leo Bosh from Debby & Paul Vorachek Lorrine Phelps from Randy & Diana Hahn, Ruth Jelinek Lucy Sobolik from Terry & Wanita Kadlec, Torkelson Brothers, Inc. Lydia Kovarik from Beryl White Lyle Niemann from Debby & Paul Vorachek Martha Rudnik from Jack & Paulette Misialek Nathan Zahradka from Terry & Wanita Kadlec Pam Bakke from Jack & Paulette Misialek Phyllis Dahl from Joan & Merle Larson Rosie Larson from Debby & Paul Vorachek Shaun Martin from Debby & Paul Vorachek IN HONOR Honor of Beryl White's 94th Birthday from Paul & Joyce Torgerson Have a really []~[1(~ thank you? WE can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 MaryA. Sticha Sticha, Mary An- toinette (Witasek), age 92, passed away peacefully April 4, 2017, at Presbyteri- an Homes of Bloomington, Minn. Mary was born May 9, 1924, in Lankin, N.D., to Julius and Emma Witasek. After grad- uating with honors from Moorhead State Teachers College in 1944, she taught elementary grades in a one-room schoolhouse in Hoople, N.D., and later in other rural northeastern North Dakota towns. She married Dorn Sticha of Lankin July 8, 1948, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lankin. They had three sons, Paul, Nell and Mark. In March 1961, the family settled in Bloomington, where Mary worked for many years at the Holiday Worldwide Ware- house. Known for her strong faith and gentle manner, she was a de- voted member of Nativity of Mary Catholic Church in Bloom- ington for over 56 years. She and her husband actively supported their sons' membership in the parish's Boy Scout Troop 374.' Mary enjoyed flower and veg- etable gardening and baking Czech specialties and many kinds of Christmas cookies. Above all she loved spending time with family, including her five grand- children, and looked forward to Witasek family reunions at Min- nesota and, Wis- consin lake resorts. She is survived by sons Paul (Mary), Nell (Kathy) and Mark (Sandy); grand- children Kristin (Jamie) Lawrence, Adam, Ashley (Dan) Neis, Thomas and John; great-grandson Jayden Lawrence, born April 7, 2017; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Dorn; parents Julius and Emma Witasek; sisters Eve- lyn and Irene; niece Ann (Machart) Handy and nephew Michael Machart. The family thanks the many pdople who provided excellent care for Mary in recent years in- cluding at University of Min- nesota Health Heart Care and Presbyterian Homes. Visitation Thursday, April 20, 5-7:30 p.m. (followed by Rosary) at Gill Brothers, 9947 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, April 21, 10 a.m. with visitation at 9 a.m. at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 9900 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington, MN 55420. Memorials preferred to Nativity of Mary Catholic Church or Nativ- ity of Mary Catholic School, Bloomington 952-888-7771 Eleanor Sc er Lee Eleanor Schroed- er Lee, age 82 of Park River, ND, passed away sur- rounded byher loved ones on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 atthe Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. Eleanor Schroed- er was born April 18, 1934 in Mallory, MN, the daughter of the late John and Einma (Buitenhoff)" Sch+roederl Pisek, ND, Larry (Stacy) Lee, Fargo, ND and Daryl (Sandra) Lee, Law- ton, ND; 14 grand- children, 17 great grandclaildren with one more on the way; brother John Schroeder, sisters: Karen, Viola and Wanda; brother-in- law Lester (Pat) Lee, Adams, ND, sisters-in-law: Ellen Severson, She attended grade school in Mal- Grafton, ND, June Peterson, Col- lory and graduated from the North- orado Springs, CO and Elaine Fin- west School n ^a-:---'. Crookston, MN in 1953. She was ceded in death by ]aer paren'~: united in marriage to Harold Lee on John and Emma Schroeder, hus- July 10, 1954 in Fisher, MN. They raised their children Debra, Char- lotte, Steve, Larry and Daryl at the farm they purchased in Shepherd Township. The couple moved to Park River in 1996. Eleanor was a member of the Vang Lutheran Church of Fairdale, the Mountain Lutheran Church of band Harold Lee on March 8, 20i0, -daughter Delores Lee, grand- daughter Landsem, sisters: Bev Vidden and Leona Sibbetts; broth- ers: Melborne Schroeder and Ted Schroeder; sisters-in-law: Eshter Brown and Emma Fosdick. Funeral Services will be Tues- day, April 18, 2017 at 10:30A.M. Adams and the Our Saviour's at the Our Saviour's Lutheran Lutheran Church of Park River, as Church of Park River. Visitation well as the Sons of Norway Vaar- will be Monday from 5-7 with a /iv Lodge #4486 and the Good Sam prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the Auxiliary. She helped with the church. Friends may also call at the Walsh County Fair and 4-H and en- church for one hour prior to the joyed quilting and knitting. She was ' service at the church, hltennent will a member of the Walsh Quilters and the knitting group at Our Sav- iour's Lutheran Church. She is survived by her chil- dren: Debra Lee, Park River, N D, Charlotte (Maynard) Landsem, Ed- more, ND, Steve (Deborah) Lee, be at the Vang Lutheran Cemetery of Fairdale. An online guestbook is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Lifeline The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services i!i ii2 Program with dessert to'follow at the Good Samaritan Society - Park River How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response , Center~ Trained Personal Response Associates, 'W6i5 ha've instant access to your pertinent ~;i, ':it : , i ~.,r:i] ,!, , ,nformat,on 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. #'~A~'I~G,~o0~__+ "+ 'F YOU ARE AT RISK CALL T " [' I" PAR~ RsvtaGood am us d Samaritan C p Front Page Life: Park River/Fordville-Lankin Aggies Tom I Magnusson kicks up a lot of dirt as he is thrown out at I home plate on a close play. The Aggies downed Pembina County North 12-0 in Park River. Wedgewood Manor: Cavalier ND Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Wednesday: No Confirmation. Thursday: 2:00 p.m. Borg Worship. Sunday: 9:15am WORSHIP at Vikur, Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Monday: Bible Study 7 p.m.. Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Wednesday: 2 p.m. WELCA Bible Study. Sunday: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 Worship (potluck dinner). Tuesday: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday: 10:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn ( Saturday: 5 p.m. t St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. Saturday: 8:30 a.m., Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River 9:00 AM Sunday School/Adult Study/Coffee, 10:00 AM Worship/Receive New Members, 11:00 AM F/C #1 meets for May, 11:00 AM Meal to Welcome New Members Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 10 a.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center, 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 alm. St.Luke's, Veseleyville 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday: 8:30 a.m. St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday: 12 p.m.. Friday: 7 a.m.. Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Sat 3:30-4:45 p.m. Federated Church Sunday: g a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m.Sunday School (Park River) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Grace Free [J OrO Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 p.m. Confirmation, 7 p.m. Youth Group, 7 p.m. Wings. Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30 Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service. Monday: 8:00 PM Man Night at the Parsonage for 9th - 12th grades Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baptist Church, Park River .... Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:20 p.m. High Plains MinisW: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyon; Concordia Lut ran, Edmore, Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma Lutheran, Nekx)ma; Our Redeemer's, Fairdaie; United Lutheran, Brocket Sunday: 8 am Bethlehem/Nekoma 9:30 am United/Our Redeemer's 11 am Concordia/Mountain Lawton please worship with neighbors ... Bank & Insurance Park River - 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2tl 2 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tolleJ, onfimeralhome, com Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay Thompson~Dwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 17 E s,. Park iver BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTHI. CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TOOAY! 301 Co. 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N0rdmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Bid Freelance Photographer Kevin Skavhaug Staff Writer Policy on Corrections Any en'or should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of mscrtiou. The Walsh County Press will oilier a free reprint in the event of an internal elxor. BUSINESS HotJl'~S The WaLsh County Press is open liom 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submission d~adline is Thut~y at mm. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: L[:TI'EIIfAREA V()ICE,~ P()I.,ICY The Walsh Co,mt.v Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The WaLs'h CounO, Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out fhctual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The l'l'alsh Crmn(v Press will not run letters from tbe same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the anthor and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh Cottfltf Press. - Letters must be legible - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters froln outside the area will be considered if they are of stffficient interest. Official newspaper of the City of Park River, the City of Edinburg, and Park River Area school.