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Page 2 The Press April 21, 2009 Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are // \ proud to announce: / x / "Here the Brides" Park River High School Theater Department care of her family and Hospice. presents the play "Here Come the Brides" Funeral Services for Doris were held Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Park on Wednesday, April River Elementary Gym. All are welcome. @ san ianmn Park River 301 County Road 12B 284-7115 The la~o P~l Park River Implement 284-6316 Park River - 284-7244 Michigan - 259-2112 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 \ 110 4th St. E Park River Jim's Super Yalu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! 284-6333 Phone 284-6091 Fax wcpress@ polarcomm.com Doris Ann Martin Doris Ann Martin. Devils Lake. ND died on Saturday, April 2009 at her winter home in Fargo, ND under the loving 80. 15. 2009 at the First United Methodist Church. Devils Lake. Rev. Cody Schuler officiated and burial will be in the Christiansen Cemetery. rural Park River in the spring. Serving as Casket Bearers for Doris were Walter Ramsey, Dennis Meier. Scott Thompson. Mike Hammond. Rodney Brown and Ray Borgeson. Honorary Bearers were Ruth Ramsey, Shawn Meier. Marilyn Thompson. Caroline Hammond. Donna Borgeson. Naomi Modrow, Edna Vrem. Shirley and Lee Anderson. Music was provided by Donovan Foughty and Karen Radisewitz. vocalists and Lynda Pearson. organ- ist. Doris Ann Liddle was born on June 15th. 1928 on a farm south-east of Park River. N.D. the youngest daughter of the late William A. and Mary (Ramsey) Liddle. She attend- ed Ramsey Grove Elementary School and graduated from Walsh County Agricultural School in Park River in the spring of 1946. Doris worked on the family farm from 1945 through the fall of 1950. while also caring for her ailing father who died November 1950. That tall she enrolled in nurses training at St. Luke's School of Nursing in Fargo, N.D.: graduating in 1953. She met Alan Martin in 1951 on a blind date, and promptly fell in love with his i s ewsl c mtich m hemoed is' " p very persistent man September 20th, 1953 in Park River, and since then ~'~ =~, 7, 7,1a::tan Park River, Nol'ffh Dakota the two of them have been ,ctr much inseparable. They established P~,~k mvz~ Monlca Simon ADC their home in Devils Lake that fall and have lived there until the present We had a wonderful Easter with Rev. Foss Leading our Easter Sunday Worship services. It was fun to see so many family and friends here to celebrate with us. We did color Easter eggs and had a good time doing that. We would like to thank Grace Bell and Vicki Anderson for per- forming for us on Saturday afternoon. We also want to thank the ipeopt ' rand businesses that provided the,Easter Baskets tbr our cen- ter. We received 44 baskets that really brightened up our residents' day. We look forward to our Auxiliary Lunch provided by St. Mary's that will be Thursday April 24 but take note the program with LARRY CHARON will be April 30 at 3:00. Special thanks to the Senior Band that performed on Tuesday afternoon and also to Rev. Jackson for all his visiting during the week. Devotional leaders for the week were Jan Novak. Shelly Johnson and Charles Wilkes. Accompanists were Monica Simon, Susan Johnson, Jan Novak and Jeanette Berntson. I would like to thank everyone who gave of their time and tal- ents this week. We always appreciate it. day. As a registered nurse she worked at the Lake Region Clinic for a couple of years until their first child was born. After that she took pride in being a full time wife and mother. She ~was a member of First United ~: Methodist Church. active in the United Methodist Women's group. Doris was one of the founding mem- bers of Dakota Daughters homemak- ers club, she worked with 4-H while her children were young, was instru- mental in organizing and facilitating the Friendly Town Program with Marilac House in Chicago, and par- ticipated in numerous Bible studies. She was an accomplished seam- stress, loved to quilt, cross-stitch, and work with her hands. One of her mmn passions was genealo- gy, tracing her family his- tory back to Ireland. England and Scotland.' later writing a book on her life and compiling another for her family history. She and Alan loved to travel and had the opportunity to visit relatives and friends in many states and countries. Doris was an exceptional cook, she loved to bake and entel~ain family and friends. Her door was always open. She loved to relate stories of growing up on the North Dakota plains: tales of the long walks to school, riding horse, hypnotizing chickens, and working on the farm. She loved spring when all the crea- tures were having their babies, and the world was anew. Her smile was contagious, blue eyes sparkling; she felt gratitude at having the greatest life. Forever the nurse she was not shy about encouragmg others to be aware of their health as she conveyed empathy, knowledge, charity and TLC. She was a very spiritual per- son. relying on her faith to sustain her. Doris's greatest passion was to be the very best person she could be. selfless, she was always aware. rarely missing an opportunity to make the world a little bit better, a lit- fie bit brighter. She just loved being a wife and mother, taking pride in her children, their individual strengths and being their constant cheerleader. She loved by affection, always build- ing, deliberate in her use of positive reinforcement, touching so many lives. Is there a greater legacy than that ? She will be remembered and deeply nfissed by her husband Alan of Devils Lake. her children: Ann (Don) irrnen: Nancy (Mark) Koehn all of Fargo, N.D.: Karen (Cary) Radisewitz of Luverne. MN: Daniel Martin of Avon. CO; and John (Kathy) Martin of Devils Lake. Eleven grandchildren: Beth (Josh) Oien. Laura (John) Pitzl, Danny (Katy) Irmen; Travis, Nikole, and Haley Koehn: Jessie (Denis) Paquette, Leah and Alyssa Radisewitz: Kara aid Jacob Martin. Three great-grandchildren: Jack and Grant Oien: and Mckinley Paquette: one brother Lloyd (Barbra) Liddle of San Dimas, CA, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and won- derful friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: threebrothers: George, Robert, and Lawrence, and three sisters: Evangeline, Ethel. and Grace. Friends may sign the online regis- ter book and share memories at www.gilbertsonfuneralhome .com Gerald J. Dobmeier, age 84 of Park River. ND pagsed away peace- fu,lly on Tuesday, April 07, 2009 at the First Care Health Center ot" Park River. Gerald J. Dobmeier was born November 6, 1924 in Golden Township of Walsh County, ND the son of the late Jacob and Mae (Kenney) Dobmeier. He attended rural school in Golden Township and later attended the Walsh County Agricultural School in Park River. Following his education he worked road construction and did trucking for area farmers. He was united in marriage to Viola D. Morstad on March 8. 1947. The couple"made their home in Park River before mov- ing to a farm in Golden Township. He farmed there until 1966. He pur- chased the Sportsman Bar in Park River and owned and operated the bar until 1976. He worked for area farmers until 1983 and then farmed with his son Jim until his retirement. Gerald was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church. He served on the Board of Directors for the St. Ansgar's Hospital. the North Dakota Liquor Association and was a mem- ber of the Park River Jaycee's and the Park River Commercial Club. Most important in Gerald's life was his strong faith in the Lord and his fami- ly. Gerald will always be remem- bered for his love of life and wonder- ful sense of humor. He is: survived by his children: Judy (Dale) Httltin, Fargo, ND: Vicki (Brian) Bleick,_: Elgin. ND; Dianne (Jim) Goodoien, Hoople. ND: Jim (Karyn) Dobmeicr. Park River. ND: Mary Lob (Shane) Sundbv. Oakes. ND: grandchildren: Kristi (Pat) McKenna, Jeremy (Tanya) Hultin. Allison Bleick, Brady (Shelby) Bteick. Tanya (Lance) Wieter. Ryan and Ashley Goodoien. Tami (Jeff3 Daley, Kellen & Matthew Dobmeier. Dana (Jessica) Sundby, Russ. Brianna & Jared Sundby; great grandchildren: Dustin & Nicole McKenna. Cameron & Kylie Hultin. Gwyneth & Logan Wieler. Noah. Isabella. Savannah & Alayna Sundby; broth- er-in-law Orris Evenstad. Grand Forks. ND. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was pre- ceded in death by his parents, wife Viola on May 22. 2008. daughter Jeanne Marie Ellefson. sister Dorothy Merrigan and brother Kenneth. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, April 13. 2009 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church of Park River. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Park River. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. CORRECTION: Above obituary was printed with incor- rect name in the heading in the April 14, 2009 issue. The Walsh County Press apologizes for this error. C. L. "Tiny" Carroll C. L. '~Tin3" Carroll. age 83. of Forest River. ND. passed away Tuesday, April 7 at the Park River. ND. Good Samaritan Center. He was born January 21, 1926. in Strabane Township, Grand Forks County, the son of L. F. "Ole" and Marion Krejci Carroll. He attended schools in Johnstown and Gilby, graduating from Gilby High School in 1944. After completing school, he started farming in the Johnstown/Forest River areas and in Homestead, Florida. In November 1947 he and Erva Finley were married in Gilby. They have two children Leslie Carroll and Shane Carroll. In later years, he spent his time between Forest River and Hilo, Hawaii where he grew macadamia trees. He enjoyed traveling and visiting with family and friends. Tiny was a member of the Forest River Community Church in Forest River. He was a Past President and board member of the Forest River Elevator and was involved with the North Dakota Potato Growers Association. He was past master of St. John's Masonic Lodge No. 36 of Forest River: a current member of Malta Masonic Lodge of Grand Forks: current member of St. Omar Commandry York Rite, Grafton, ND: a current member of the Kern Shrine in Grand Forks: current mem- ber of the Royal Order of Jesters, Grand Forks and current member of He is survived by his daughter Leslie Carroll and son Shane Carroll both of Forest River: step grandsons: Ryan Savatla, Grafton. ND and Anthony Savalla. Deer Lodge, Montana: his brother Dennis (Bonnie) Carroll of Grand Forks: sis- ter-in-law: Delores Carroll living in Texas: aunts: Marcella (Chuck) Spade of Victorville. CA: Marlene (Mike) White. Sonoma. California: cousin: Jerome (Beverly) Krejci of East Grand Forks. MN and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Vincent Carroll and Larry Carroll and sisters: Della Berger and Doretta O'Grady. Funeral Services: Last Tuesday, April 14 In The Forest River Community Church, Forest River. Nd. Interment: Forest River Cemetery, Forest River. Nd. The Bakke Funeral Home Of Larimore, Nd. Is Handling The Arrangements. Officiating was Rev. Daniel Billings, nmsic selections were pro- vided by Mrs. Betty Grabanski as the Organist. Honorary pallbeare~ were Jim McKav. John Scott. Dale Hunter_ Lloyd Johnson, Gilbert Sampel and Dean Frost. Casket bearers were Bill Tibert. John Tibert. Bretl Carroll. Brad Carroll. Mike Carroll and Leonard Kubousek. the Moose Lodge. - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - The Walsh County Press will accept letters to the editor. The letters must include the author's signature, address and phone number for verifi- cation of authorship Mail them to: The Walsh County Press, PO Box 49, Park River, ND 58270 The Walsh County Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. The Walsh County Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not repre- sent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. E-mail us at: wcpress@polarcomm.com Walsh County Press. Inc. 403 Briggs Ave. So., Park River. N.D. 58270 701-284-6333 E-mail address: wcpress@polarcomm.com (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) Perkxlicals postage paid at Park River. N.D.. ~md additional mailing office Nordmark Publishifig Publisher Katrina Hodny Office Manager Carmen Kizima Office/Billing Personnel Kevin Skavhaug Sports Writer Larry Biri Photographer FUNERAL HOME "The Watsh Counts Press. Inc. (U.S.RS. Pub. No. 665320~ is published weekly on Tuesdays for S34.00 pek ~ear in Walsh. $38.00 tot out of county, $42.00 per year for the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building, Park River. North Dakota. Periodical Postage paid at Park River. ND and additional mailing office. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press. P.O. Box 49. Park River. ND 58270." Please allow 2 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address" Pembina Hills Lutheran Church Every Tues: 2:30p.m. Bible Study at Borg Every Thurs: 2:00 p.m. Borg Worship Sun. April 26th: 9:30a.m. Vikur Joint Worship Victory Free ~theran Church IEvery Sunday: 11:00 a.m. Worship / Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Every Wed: WINGS 6:00 p.m. 2nd Tuesday/month: WMF 2:00 p.m. St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin St's Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Sun. April 26th: 9:00 a.m. Sunday school/Adult Bible Study/Coffee Hour / 10:00 a.m. Worship/Primary Sunday School / 7:00 p.m. Beth Moore Bible Study St Mary's Church Saturday Mass: 9:30 a.m. Good Samaritan Center / 5:00 p.m. St Mary's Church Sunday Mass: 8:00 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville / 10:00 a.m. St Mary's Bethel Baptist Church Every Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship / 10:30 a.m. Fellowship / 11:00 a.m. Sunday School Zion Lutheran Church South Trinity Lutheran Church Sun. April 26th: 9:00 a.m. Worship at Zion / 10:00 a.m. Sunday school at Zion / 11:00 a.m. Worship at South Trinity Trinity Lutheran Church, Edinburg Every Tues: 9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study Every Wed: 7:30 a.m. Men's Prayer Bkf. Sun. April 26th: 9:30a.m. Vikur Joint Worship Federated Church Every Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Worship Fordville / 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Park River / 10:45 a.m. Worship Park River Every Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. Confirmation 701-284-6333 $34.00 In-County Subscription PO Box 49 Park River, ND 58270 SERVING THE AREA SINCE 1882 All the bank you'll ever treed! Ci a te Bank Established 1905 Lankin -- Edinburg ~ Edmore Park River Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron, Rep. Park River OFFICE: 284-6955 Hwy. 17 East "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. t 7 West * Park River 284-6086 AGASSIZ ANIMAL HOSPITAL * Complete Medical Services/ Surgical Services * Boarding * Grooming * Pet Supplies Dr. Daniel J. Koeni~, DVM 284-6688 samaritan k2.,,,' oclcn 301 Co. 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