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PAGE 2 THE PRESS MAY 7, 2014 John E. Fay John E. Fay, age 84 of Park River, ND passed away on Saturday, April 26. 2014 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. John E. Fay was born May 12, 1929 in Bemidji, Min- nesota, the son of the late Leslie and Christina (Wold) Fay. He grew up and attended school in Bemidji. Hewas united in mar- riage to Edith "Edie" Wright on December 8, 1950 in Carrington, ND. He served in the U.S. Army with the 29th Infantry Regiment where he drove Sherman Tanks in Okinawa, Japan. Following his discharge he returned to Carring- ton and began working for various area farmers. In 1965 the couple moved to Grafton, ND and he worked at the Developmental Center for several years. He lat- er worked in law enforcement for 18 years in Grafton and Park River until retiring. After retiring, he worked several jobs including over 10 years as security for the Developmental Center. He was a member of the John Anderson American Legion Post #240 ofHoople, a life member of the Northeast North Dakota Pio- neer Machinery Association and the NRA. He enjoyed deer hunt- ing and one of the most important parts of his life was his work with horses. He is survived by his wife Edith "Edie" of Park River, ND, daughter Ilia "Snookie" Bjorne- by of rural Hoople, ND, grandchildren: Angela Amundson, Reynolds, ND, Amy (Aaron) Renelt, West Far- go, ND, Audrey (Wade) Beckman, Parker, CO, Alice (Warren) Kessler, Fargo, ND and William (Katie Adrian) Bjomeby, Hoople, ND, and 7 great grand- children. He is also survived by his sister Marie Warwas, Grand Rapids, MN, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Roger Bjomeby, and brother-in-laws: William Wright, Wayne Warwas, and Toledo Sogn. Memorial services were held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the serv- ice at the church. Military rights were provided by the John An- derson American Legion Post #240 and the North Dakota Na- tional Guard Honor Guard. Interment will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery of rural Hoople. An online guestbook is avail- able at: www, tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Dolores Marie Hennessey Dolores Marie Hennessey of Seattle, WA passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Joseph's Residence at age 84. She was a long time mem- ber of Sisters of Providence. Dolores was born May 7, 1929 in Grand Forks, N.D. to Mary & Charles Hennessey. Dolores was predeceased by her parents - Charles & Mary- two sisters; Dorothy & Jean, and a brother Bill. She is survived by a brother Pat of Burien, WA; nieces Cheryl (Tom) Marinucci, Barbara Brenna & Ann (Steve) Kyman; two nephews; Don (Sue) Malafa & Dick (Linda) Malafa. A graveside service will be held at St. Mark's Cemetery in Conway, N.D. at 1:00 pm, May 10, 2014. Father Gary Luiten will offici- ate. Funeral arrangements by BAKKE FUNERAL HOME, La- rimore, N.D. i Correction: In the Aoril 30 issue of the Press the picture caption on the front Rage should have st .ed the flame of. the Walsh C.6unty Historical Sodetv PreservaUon Commismon.Pi'esident as Keith B'ylin not Lowell By!in. Any time you have a corr.'lion to report, please thePress at 284-6333. EveryOne makes mistakes, we are happy to fix ours. Marcella E "Marcie" Weisz Marcella E "Marcie" Weisz, age 75 of Park Riv- er, ND passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at First Care Health Center of Park Riv- er, ND. Marcella E. Hoffman was born December 13, 1938 in Leola, South Dakota the daugh- ter of the late Chris- tian and Eva (Schock) Hoffman. She graduated from Leola High School. Marcella was united in marriage to Earl Weisz on August 20, 1957 in Leola. The couple lived in Rapid City, SD where Marcie worked at the car6 and meat market. The couple moved to Ashley, ND in 1959 and in the fall of 1965 they moved to Park River, ND. Marcie worked at the Bowl-Mor lanes, Coast to Coast Hardware Store in Park River and later worked at the Grafton Developmental Center, retiring in 2000. Marcie also sold Avon for several years and most recently worked as a para at the Park Riv- er District. Marcie was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and WELCA. She served as President of the Park River American Le- gion Auxiliary. Marcie loved to play cards and was a member of a Pinnochle and Whist groups. They were members of the Polka- Klub of America. After retiring Marcie volunteered delivering Meals on Wheels. Marcie is sur- vived by her hus- band, Earl of Park River, ND; chil- dren: Belinda Weisz (Jeff Hall), Stra- ham, NH; Brian Weisz, Park River, ND; Cheryl (Toby) Welch, Park River, ND; Neal (Julia) Weisz, Little Falls, MN; six grandchil- dren: Tyson Welch Brice Welch, Karli Weisz, Logan Weisz, Whit- ney Weisz, and Austin Weisz, great grandson, Owen Weisz; brother, Harold (Hilda) Hoffman, Aberdeen, SD; sister-in-laws: Lavina Hoffman, Onida, SD; Wilma Hoffman, Sioux Falls, SD. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers: Erwin, Ernest, Elvin and Leo. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation was held on Sunday from 3-5 PM with a prayer service at 5:00 PM at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. In lieu of flowers the family would prefer memorials to the First Care Health Center of Park River or Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. An online guestbook is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Let us know, let us pursue the knowledge of the Lord. His going forth is established as the morning; He will come to us like the rain, Iike the latter / / and former rain to the earth. ttOSEA 6:3 2014 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. Fern E. Rustan Fern E. Rustan, age 90 of rural Adams, ND passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center of Park Riv- er, ND. Fern was born May 3, 1923 at ru- ral Hampden, ND the daughter of the late Martin and Maybell (Meyer) Meling. In 1928 her family moved to Milton, ND where she later graduated from Milton High School. She married Willis Rustan on October 27, 1944 at the Milton Lutheran Church. Following their marriage the couple lived and farmed near the Edinburg-Adams area. In Oc- tober of 1994 the couple cele- brated their 50th wedding an- niversary. Willis passed away No- vember 2nd, 1997. In October of 2012 she moved to the Good Samaritan Center of Park River. She was a member of the for- mer Odalen Lutheran Church, ru- ral Edinburg until 2000 when the church joined Trinity Lutheran Church. She was active in both churches, teaching Sunday school. She was active in the ALCW at Odalen and the WELCA at Trin- ity. She was also an active member of the Forever Young Senior Citi- zens.Fern enjoyed reading, quilting, bingo and visiting with family and friends. She is survived by her two sons: Glenn (Mary), Hoople, ND and Curtis, Adams, ND; grandson, David ot Hoople, ND, her sisters-in-law, Orine Drevecky, Park River, ND and Lillian Meling, Langdon, ND, Doris Rustan, Northwood; ND. Several nieces and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Harlan and an infant granddaughter. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran church of Edinburg. Visitation was Tues- day for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Odalen Lutheran Cemetery, Rural Edinburg, ND. An online guest book is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- home.corn The Tollefson Funeral Home ot Edinburg, ND is in charge of the arrangements. ,..,e,,, We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 JDItMNwJfa "Where Qu=ri00 is Smdard" Cam Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg; Sunday.: 9:15 Worship at Trinity 10:30 Worship Vikur 9:15 Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship. 10:15 Sunday School Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( Sunday 8:30 a.m. 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. 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 Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 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 Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Sunday May 11- 10:00 AM Joel Hylden speaking- No Coffee because of Mother's Day Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm Confirmation class 7pro. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Study, 7 pm Adult Bible Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a.m. Worship service 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. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:00 p.m.. Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Apostolic Faith Church, Park River Services at the Park River City Buildinglleeting Room on Sundays ai=6pm. . % ]FIIRsT UNITED J-/--"__ Bank & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan - 259-2112 Hoople - 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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