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PAGE 2 THE PRESS MAY 8, 2013 Margaret J. Kubat Margaret J. Km bat, age 89, resident of Lakota, ND, for- merly of rural Law- ton, ND, died Tues- day, April 30, 2013 at the Good Samari- tan Society in Lako- ta, ND. Margaret Josephine Pich was born March 30, 1924 in Kingsland, Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Louis and Albina (Vasichek) Pich. She was raised and attend- ed school in Canada. She moved to North Dakota in 1946. Mar- garet married Eugene Kubat on October 13, 1947 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Lomice. Mar- garet was a hard worker. She did many of the chores with Eugene on their farm near Lawton and raised their 2 sons there. Marge was a member of St. Catherine&apos;s Catholic Church and the Altar Society until it closed. She was an excellent cook and provided that talent to the Sauter School for sev- eral years. She enjoyed garden- ing, but especially loved and cared for her grandchildren. She moved to the Good Samaritan Society in April of 2012. Eugene died January 2, 2013. Marge is survived by her 2 sons, Terrence Eugene (Vicki) of Langdon, ND and Randy (special friend, Laurie) of Thornton, CO; 5 grandchildren, Troy (Gemma) of Rogers, AR, Brent (Amber) of Mont- gomery, MN, Brooke of Grand Forks, ND, Kelsey of Keystone, CO, and Justin of Them- ton, CO; 5 great grandchildren, Nicholas, Landon, Austin, Ayden, and Briley; a brother, Jack of Rosetown, Saskatchewan, Canada; a sister, Gladys of Kindred, ND; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson, Harvey Eugene Kubat; a sister, Georgia Cadler; and a brother, Harold Pich. The Funeral Mass was held at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Lakota, ND, on Saturday, May4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at a later date in St. Catherine Catholic Church Cemetery, Lomice, rural Law- ton, ND. Visitation was held at the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota on Friday, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation continued at the Church on Saturday, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Arrangements with the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota, ND. Our family would like to thank everyone who expressed such kindness at the loss of our son, Robbie. Thank you for the flowers and kind words. The cards were appreciated. ..... Shirley Lindell and family 1-800-237-9620 Stella T. Myrvik Stella T. Myrvik, age 92 of Park River, ND passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Park Riv- er Good Samaritan Center. Stella T. Strum- men was bum De- cember 28, 1920 in Crosby, ND, the daughter of the late Ole and Olia (Roa) Strommen. She grew up and attend- ed school in Adams, ND and graduated from Adams High School. She then attended Mayville State College where she received her teaching degree. Fol- lowing her education, she was united in marriage to Carl Myrvik on June 11, 1943 in rural Milton, ND. The couple lived i rural Mil- ton, Adams, Hoople an1 the West Coast before returning to Adams in 1955. Upon her return, she taught at the Dewey School in ru- ral Fairdale for 5 years. In 1960, the couple purchased the Chuck Wagon Caf6 in Adams and oper- ated it for the next 24 years, retir- ing in 1982. They moved to Park River in 1987. Carl passed away onApril 17, 1990. She moved into the Park River Good Samaritan Center in December of 2005 She was a member of Adams Mountain Lutheran Church and the Adams Civic Club. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, watching the Chicago Cubs, and playing Bingo at the Good Samaritan. She is survived by her sons: Darrell (Judy) Myrvik, Dwight (Kathy) Myrvik, both of West Fargo, ND, grandchildren: Tony (Loretta) Myrvik, Jason (Brandy) Myrvik, Wendy (Eric) Myren, Christina Myrvik, Matt (Andrea) Myrvik, great grandchildren: Madison and Brooklyn Myrvik, Dylan, Sadie, and Braelyn Myrvik, Jake Myren, and sister Doris (James) Haug. She is also sur- vived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and Stella Manella's spe- cial friend Colie Brintnell. She was preceded in death by her par- ents, husband Carl, sisters Thelma Flora, Luella Flora, and brother Gerald Strommen. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 2:30 P.M. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Visitation was Wednesday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery of rural Milton. An online guestbook is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. We would like to express our deep gratitude to our wonderful family and friends for all of your support while we were undergoing :  medical treatment, =,-:,','- ......... - Your cards and letters;, phone calls, food, those who drove to Doctor's appointments in. Grand Forks, and your generous response to the benefit that was held for us, have blessed us immensely. A special thank you to everyone who helped to make our benefit the success it was. The old adage says 'SNhen life gives you lemons, make lemonade." While we were on the receiving end of a few lemons, you made the lemonade; and how sweet t s. May God bless each of you, Alfred and Carrie Byron Dr. James B. Duerre James Byron Duerre, 61, of Graflon, ND, passed peacefully Tuesday afternoon April 30, 2013 at home with loved ones. A gener- ous, humble dentist, Jim's legacy is marked by commu- nity involvement, leadership, sports and recreational activi- ties and a contagious love for life. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, May 4 at 1 PM at St. Johns Catholic church in Grafton, ND. The fam- ily received visitors from 4-7 PM Friday, May 3 at St. Johns with a prayer service immediately fol- lowing. Jim was born in Kenmare, ND on November 12, 1951 to Byron and Joyce (Grengs) Duerre. Jim was raised on a farm outside of Sherwood, ND where he graduat- ed from high school in 1969. He then attended Minor State Uni- versity, majoring in Biology. This is where he met the love of his life and wife of 38 years, Joen (Lind- strum) Duerre. They exchanged vows July 13, 1974. Before enrolling at the Univer- sity of Minnesota School of Den- tistry, Jim worked as a public health inspector in western North Dakota. He received his Doctorate in Dental Science in December of 1978. He then bought a practice in Grafton, ND where he was a well- loved dentist until 2012. Jim shared that his most pre- cious memories were the births of his four daughters: Lori (Chris) Johnecheck of Williamston, MI; Lisa (John) Kyvig of Andover, MN; Rachel Duerre of Ames, IA; and Britni (Bobby) Volesky of West Fargo, ND. Jim treasured his five grandchildren: Brooke, Ryk- I er, Camden, Ellyn and Ryan. He is also survived by his par- ents, brother Steve (Trish) Duerre, sis- ter Jill (David) Bond, nieces, nephews and cousins. Jim absolutely loved spending time with his family, es- pecially at the fam- ily cabin on Maple lake. Jim was a wa- ter skiing, snow skiing, running, basketball, archery and motorcy- cle enthusiast. He was also famous for playing "House of the Rising Sun" on the piano. His encourag- ing presence could be heard at cross country, track, volleyball, and basketball events. Always sup- portive, he never missed a single cross country meet from 1993- 2003. Active in the community, Jim held various leadership roles, in- eluding president, in the Opti- mist, Jaycees and Northern Lights Archery Club. He enjoyed serving in church as a Eucharistic Minis- ter, member of the finance com- mittee and mass lecturer. Jim was also involved as a 4th degree knight with the Knights of Colum- bus where he served as the Grand Knight for council 3918. Jim was so appreciative of the community support he and his family received during his battle with cancer. Dr. Duerre felt it im- portant to pay kindness forward. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Dr. James Duerre Pay it Forward Fund." This money will be used to provide financial as- sistance to local children receiving chemotherapy or organ trans- plants. Arrangements are by Tollef- son Funeral Home. Please share your memories of Jim online at "'-St..ea Grallt"- (: ...... "*y" ....... ,,,i,-,,,,,,,, mp a 1/3, EH II I1 c .......... ,y ,t,,i ..... 7 Large Outdoor Display www.stennesgranit Beautifully Handcrafted Custom Designs Friendly Personal Service North on Hwy 220 East Grand Forks 218-773-7461 Otx:n \\;X/cekdays bi-5 l%cning and \\;Weekends 13y ApFinrmcnt II Hayed ml ( thank you, We  help, Call the Pl. at 2844333 Walsh County Press -- Church Directory-- Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 Vikur 9:15 a.m. Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study. Sunday.: 9:15 Trinity 10:15 a.m. Sunday School 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 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. Manj's Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. tenter, 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 (Part< River) Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Services May 12, 2013 10:00 AM, Speaker: Pastor Dwight Cummings No coffee after because of Mother's day. Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River May 8 6:00p.m. Confirmation Class, 7:00p.m. WinGS. May 11 3:00p.m. me- modal service for Dadene (Rustan) Sherek will be held at Odalen cemetary with lunch to follow at Grace Free Lutheran in Edinburg. 6:00p.m. grades 6th- 12th meet at Victory to travel to concert in Cavalier May 12: 9:45a.m.-last day of Sunday School, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship, 11:00a.m. Worship Service with a Special Sunday School program May 15 Last night of WinGS. Meet at church 6:00p.m. to head to Homme Dam for picnic. 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. 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