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Pa, e 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016 Kenneth W. Attgustine Kenneth W. Au- gustine, age 75 of Graflon, ND, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. Kenneth W. Au- gttstine was born Au- gust 3, 1940 in Walsh County, North Dako- ta, the son of the late Arthur H. and Mabel (Hanson) Augustine. He attended school in Park River and Edinburg, ND, graduating from Edinburg High School. Following his education, he worked various jobs including Ibm1 labor, con- struction, mid many years at Panai- da, retiring in 2006. He was a member of Hvideso Lutheran Church of rural Hoople, the Haymakers Club of Grafton and the Ceramics Club. He enjoyed drawing, going to Piano Talk, lis- tening to nmsic, going for coffee with friends, and visiting with peo- ple: He also en- joyed collecting model cars. He is survived by his sister Carol (Bob) Kubat, Park River, ND, aunt Agnes F. Johnson, Warren, MN, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services were held Mon- day, May 16, 2016 at 2:00 RM. at the Bethel Free Lutheran Church of Grafton. Visitation was for one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at the Hvideso Lutheran Ceanetery of rural Hoople. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrange- ments. Anthony B. 'Tony' Walser Anthony B. "Tony" Walser, age 79 of Park River, ND passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 20 l 6 at Altru Hospi- tal of Grand Forks, ND. Tony was born February 26, 1937 in Grafton, ND the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Ochs) Walser. He farmed with his parents and uncle eventu- ally taking over the thmily thrm. He attended school in Park River and also graduated from UND with a BS and Business and Public Adminis- tration Degree. He attended Aakers Business School and graduated with a degree in accounting. He trained to become a pilot in Tulsa, OK and later flew for Bahama AMines. He also was a crop sprayer and co-owned St. Thomas Flying Service. He was a mem- ber of the Knights of Columbus and the North Dakota National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Brenda and several coushas. Memorial serv- ices will be Satur- day, May 21, 2016 at l 1:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River, ND. Visitation will be one hour prior to the serv- ice. Intennent will be at Calvary Cemetery, Park River, ND. An online guest book is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome. corn The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. ....... Elaine Elaine Christine Wright, 77, of Mad- dock, ND passed away peacefully in her sleep after strug- gling with health is- sues at her home on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. A Funeral Service was held at 1:00PM Tuesday, May 17, 2016 atthe Zion Lutheran Brethren Church in Maddock, ND with Pastor Luther "Lu" Mathison officiating. Visi- tation took place from 5:00PM to 7:00 PM Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Nelson Funeral Home in Maddock, ND and continued one Christine Wright mowing the lawn, quilting, knitting, crocheting, shop- ping and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchil- dren. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Brethren Church, the North Star Nursing Associa- tion, the Sons of Norway Chapter in Maddock and was Treasurer of the Woman Min- istry Fellowship. Elaine is survived by her hus- band of 56 years, Duane; her sons, Jeff (Val) Wright of Mad- hour prior to the service at the dock, ND and Teddy (Lisa) Wright church. Burial will take place at the ' of Phoenix, AZ; her daughters, Zion Lutheran Brethren Cemetery Jennifer (Rod) Neumiller of Hay- in rural Maddock, ND. den, CO, Natalie (Jesse) Volk of Elaine Christine (Axvig) Harvey, ND, Terry (Doug) Beier- Wright was born in Grand Forks, le of Fargo, ND and Tammi ND on November 6, 1938torten- (Wade) Lentz of Fargo, ND; 15 ry and Freda (Tresler) Axvig. She grandchildren, Nikita and Natalia grew up on a farm near Adams, Wright, Megan Swedburg, Joshua ND and at a young age attended mad Zachary Volk, Amanda, Karis- the Oak Grove High School in Far- sa, Emily, and Kathryn Beierle, go, ND where she graduated. Stephani Rosendahl, Andrew Elaine attended NDSCS in Wah- Rosendahl, Samantha Goldade, peton, ND where she graduated Adam Goldade, Lily and Maddy with an LPN Nursing Degree. Wright; three great grandchildren, She dedicated her life to helping Jackson Bush, Abigail and Graci others in the surrounding corn- Brakke; her siblings, AllynAxvig munities, including: the Maddock and Marge Smith of Phoenix, AZ. Hospital, Heart of America Care She was preceded in death by Center in Rugby, ND, the St. her parents, Henry and Freda Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, Axvig and a brother, Robert Axvig. ND for 30 years and worked as a Online condolences may be left QSP in the Maddock area. Elaine at www.thenelsonfuneralhome. married Duane Wright on October com 10, 1959 at the St. Peter Lutheran The Nelson Funeral Home of Church in Minnewaukan, ND. Maddock is in charge of the Elaine enjoyed gardening, arrangements. i.eoj. Bosh Leo J. Bosh, age 93 of Lankin, ND passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at First Care Health Center of Park River. Leo Joseph Bosh was born December 9, 1922 in Cleve- land Township, rural Lankin, to William and Josephine (Bina) Bosh. He was united in marriage to LaVeme Dvorak on November 7, 1945 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lankin. They celebrat- ed 70 years together this past No- vember. Leo worked on the family farm and later for the Soo Line Railroad early in his married life. In 1948 he started Bosh Housemoving, even- tually becoming known as Leo J. Bosh & Sons Housemoving, for 42 years, retiring in 1992. He then went into the frozen potato dumpling business, operating Leo's Potato Dumplings until he retired the sec- ond time in 2010 at the age of 87. He served 3 terms as Mayor of Lankin in the late 1960's, early 1970's and was the cities Chief of Police for many year. A member of St. Josephs Catholic Church, he served on the building committee for the new church that was com- pleted in 1967. He is well known for starting the first of what would be many "Lankin Days" in 1969 hiring Polka bands from Nebraska and Minnesota for a 2 day cele- bration that flooded the streets of Lankin with people from near and far. Not one to sit idle, Leo enjoyed yard work and raised a large garden up until last fall. Leo is survived by his wife, sons Rodney (Paulette), Lankin, Tim (Sal- ly), Mesa, AZ, Galen (Terri), Park River, Kevin (Sheila), Grand Forks and daugh- ters LeNae (Gary) Askim, Park River and Jennifer (Kurt) Kelley, Minto. Grandchildren: Shannon (Brian) Pecka, Jeanette (Alan) Johnson, Je- remy Bosh and Stephanie Bosh, Craig (Marge) Askim, Lisa (Dave) Olson, Matthew (Patience)Askim, Tiffany (Rick) Lawrence, Thayne (Donna) Bosh, Justin (Rikki) Bosh, Bret Bosh, Robbie Bosh, Kristin Bosh, Matthew Mireault, Aaron Bosh, Lane Kelley and Lucas (Kaylina Paulley) Kelley along with 28 great grandchildren. Sur- vivors also include sisters Dorothy Novak, Marion Capouch, Minnie Cole and Genevieve Miller. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Bill, Barty and Herman and sisters Florence Jelinek, Mar- cy Capouch and Josie Brodina. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 16, 2016 at I 0:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Lankin. Visitation was Sunday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be at the church cemetery. An online guest book is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Earl L I elaas Earl L. Kjelaas, age 96 of Edinburg, formerly of Fairdale passed away Monday, May 9, 2016 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. Earl L. KjeI~ was bom March 30,1920 inAdams Town,. sliip',Wfilsli'County, the 's0n of the late Tom and Esther Kje' laas. 'He attended school at Benas Memorial District No. 131, He began farming with his brother-in-law and start- ed raising Mink in 1944. Earl was tmited in marriage to Amelia Joshua on June 5, 1970 in Fairdale. The couple made their home on a farm near Fairdale. He worked for the Mis- sile Base in Nekoma, ND, the Par Site in Concrete, ND, the Borden Potato Plant in Grafton and at Spirit Lake Casino in Devils Lake. He retired in 2000. The couple moved to Park River in 2011 and in 2013 they moved to Edinburg, where they continued to live until the time of his death. HUGE Classic Car Auction Sat, May 21st@ noon Carrington, ND * Something for everyone. * Online bidding w/th pre-registration. * Everyone welcome! Pictures & info @ www.CentralCityAutoAuction.com 701.652.CARS is in charge He was a member of the Gustavus-Adolphus Luther- an Church and the Sons of Norway. He enjoyed bowling and enjoyed traveling to various towns to play. ........ Earl is s~ived by his wife, Amelia Kjelaas, Edinburg, ND;.-hisdog~ Sheila and his dear friends Lynette and Nan- cy. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Hazel and brother Vincent. Funeral services were held Friday, May 13, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Edinburg. Visita- tion was for one hour prior to the service at the church. In- terment will be at the Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Cemetery, mr il Fairdale. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfu- neralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg of the arrangements. i Front Page Life: Special graduation section inside this issue. Keepsake Edition cover students include area high school [ seniors Adam Barclay, Alexandra Rose, Benjamin Phelps, Jade Olson, Wyatt Wasylow, and Julia Johnson. "'1 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Wednesday: Church Council at 7pm. Thursday: 2:00pm Borg Worship. Sunday: lO:30am Worship/Senior Recognition at Gardar. Monday: Bible Study 7:30pm. Tuesday: 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday Senior Recognition 9:15 Worship Sunday, Tuesday: 9 am Women's Bible Study at Trinity St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 10:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plblriparish.org/) Saturday 5:00 p.m. Saturday St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Mass: 5 p.m., Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday and Friday: Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services/10:15 a.m. Sunday School 7 a.m.. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study 9:00 AM Our Saviour's Lutheran church, Park River I-loft Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Coffee Fellowship, 10:00 AM Worship, 11:00 AM Senior Reception Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship in Fellowship Hall, 11:00 AM Synod Door Offering Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Zion Lutheran church, Hoople Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Wednesday: Awana Sunday School stating at 9 a.m.. Church services at 10 a.m. Children's Ministry 6:00 p.m.. Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. St. Mary's Church Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday, May 22- Pastor Wayne Olson speaking Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River - Coffee and fellowship following service Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a.m. Federated Church Sunday May 22- Confirmation Sunday (Caden Seim, Kaylee Seim, Shane Gaarder, Sydney Porter, Cheyenne Gillespie and Lexi Langowski) Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River). 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) High Rains MinisW: Mountain Lulheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyon; Concordia Lutheran, Edmor8, Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma Lutheran, Nekoma; Our Redeemer's, Falrdale; United Lutheran, Brocket 8 am Bethlehem/Nekoma, 9:30 am Lawton/Our Redeemer's, 11 am United/Mountain, Concordia please worship with your neighbors V' 0ry Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday 7:00 Wings (Last Day), 7:00 Youth Group Sunday: 10:30 Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service % /F IRST Bank&lnsurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople - 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" liwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 toll@'s'oqfimeralhome.com Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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