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Page 2 The Press June 1, 20F0 Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: Wednesday, June 2, 6-8 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church (14074 co. Rd. 11 Rural Hoople) $7 per adult and $3 for children under 12. Event includes fish pond and pinata for the kids, bake sale, white elephant sale, live music, and delicious food. Proceeds donated to Motorcycles for Pastors in the Central African Republic and Zion Church Repairs. " Park River 301 County Road 12B 284-7115 Agrro 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 Sul)er VaJu lol 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! BECOME A WALSH COUNTY SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR! $20.00 A MONTH CALL 284-6333 TODAY! BECOME A WALSH COUNTY SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR! $20.00 A MONTH CALL 284-6333 TODAY! Offerdahl Harvey Spencer Offerdahl, age 84, of Fordville, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the First Care Hospital in Park River. Harvey was born March 1, 1926, on the family farm in Fordville. He was the third child of six children born to John and Carrie Offerclahl. He married Clarice Thompson on May 28, 1947. Harvey first farmed with his father and then in 1954 bought the Kellogg farm where he has farmed ever since. Just two days before his death he was cultivating. He loved his community and his life long joy of farming. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sweet wife; sisters Ardella Boman and Jeanette Troftgruben; and brothers James and Neil. Harvey is survived by his two children, Rodney, Fordville, and Jilene (Stephen) Scherbenske, Kansas City, MO; three granddaughters; twelve great grandchildren and one brother Clayton (Emma), of Dickinson, ND. FUNERAL SERVICES were held Tuesday, May 25 at the Fordville Lutheran Church with graveside services at Oak Grove Cemetery immediately following. Bakke Funeral Home, Fordville, ND Officiating was Rev. Dale Peterson. Music selections were provided by Sylvia Madson, Organist and Janet Gemmill, Soloist and duet by Richard and Janet Gemmill. Honorary Pallbearers wer6 Glenn Stevens, John Hagen, and Floyd Gemmill. Casket bearers were Harlan Boman, Richard Gemmill, Keith Gemmill, Wayne Fleischfresser, David Offerdahl and Randy Grinter. Grosinger Mary Jean (Meagher) Grosinger born near Park River, ND Jan. 10, 1929 passed calmly and beautifully May 20, 2010 in her daughter's home surrounded by family. She endured a brave struggle with cancer. Raised by Arthur and V'lvian Meagher in Park River through a very successful High School career, she moved on to the College of Saint Catherine in St. Paul Minnesota. Graduating with a teaching degree in Home Economics, she took her first teaching job in Baudette, MN. Having worked a couple summers as a waitress at the Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone she had become very interested in the Wyoming way of life. From Baudette she began teaching in Lovell, WY. Working as a Home Ec. Teacher in Lovell is where she met her future husband Mark Grosinger, a decorated WWII pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corp. They were married Sept. 1, 1955 in Park River and moved to PoweU, WY where they started their family. In Powell they raised two sons and two daughters, all of whom graduated from Powell Sr. High School and attended Northwest College in Powell. Both sons went on to graduate from the University of Wyorn'mg, while the daughters went on to Colorado. One daughter graduated from CSU in Fort Collins and the other CU in Boulder. Their success has been a legacy of Mary Jean's devotion to her faith and family. Mary Jean's life was highlighted by raising her family, her cherished friendships, playing bridge, gardening, travel, garage sale adventures, sisterhood in the P.E.O., being a grandmother and great grandmother and devotion to her faith at St Barbara's Catholic Church in Powell. Mary Jean is survived by her four children (Matthew, Mary Coats, Larry, and Julie Burgener) five grandchildren (Gwen Bustos, Leah Gann, Jesse Grosinger, Veronica and Olivia Burgener), two great- grandchildren (Lily and Anna Bella Bustos) and brother (Dr. Tom Marr). Services will be held at St. Barbara's Catholic Church 115 E. 3rd St. in Powell, Vigil Service: Thursday May 27 Funeral Services: Friday May 28 Interment was be at Crown Hill Cemetery, 676 Lane 9 Powell, WY Memorials may be made to Hospice of Broomfield and Boulder Counties, 2594 Trailridge Dr East, Lafayette,CO 80026 or the P.E.O. Foundation, 3700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312. les Elsie Elsie Kempel, 94, passed away Sunday at the Maple Manor Care of Langdon, ND ? Elsie was born 915 in Garder Township, to Hannes and Elin Walter. She grew" Township on the family farm.She attended school at Garder-and later graduated from Park River High School in 1932. Elsie was united in marriage to Jake Kempel on October 13, 1934 at Park River, ND. They lived in the Park River area until 1942 when they moved to Wales. In 1949 they purchased the bar in Wales. They moved to Thief River Falls, MN in 1962 and to Red Lake Falls in 1964. Elsie worked at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls until her retirement. They moved to Langdon in 1991 and Jake passed away that same year. Elsie continued to make her home in Langdon, spending nine years at Wheatland and then at the Maple Manor Care Center. She loved to scrapbook, quilt and crochet. Elsie was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church of Wales, ND. She is survived by her children: Jim Kempel of Fargo and Marilyn Kram of Langdon, ND, grandchildren: Michael (Sherry) Kempel of Fargo, ND; JaneUe (Randy) Bata of Langdon, ND; Jeffrey (Jackie) Kram of Langdon, ND; Jason (Amy) Kram of Rochester, MN; Julie (Shawn) Regner of Osnabrock, ND; Jessica (Brian) Tiegs of Grand Forks, ND, great-grandchildren: Kyle Kempel, Anna Kay Kempel, Reily Bata, Raquet Bata, Lexi Bata, Kylie Kram, Ryan Kram, Tucker Regner, Brady Regner, McKenzie Regner, Morgan Kram, Nathan Kram, Addison Kram, sister Helen Chandler of Mississippi, Sisters- in-law Clara Thom of Langdon, ND and Ida Mae Kempel of Alameda, CA. Elsie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jake, son-in-law Percy Kram, daughter-in-law Kaye Kempel, infant grandson Kevin Kram, sisters: Vi, Josephine, Sigrid, Doris, and Lorraine. Services were Friday, May 28, 2010 at the Maple Manor Care Center of Langdon, ND. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery, Wales, ND www.brooksthuneralhom.net ' 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) Periodicals postage paid at Park River, N.D., and additional mailing office Nordmark Publishing Publisher 11 1st Ave. NE, Rolla, ND 58367 Katrina Hodny Office Manager Terra Linn Reporting Staff Larry Biri Freelance Photographer "The Walsh County Press, Inc. (U.S.ES. Pub. No. 665320) is published weekly on Tuesdays for $34.00 per year in Walsh County, $38.00 for 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, EO. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270." Please allow 2-3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please cheek the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a free ~print in the event of an error. BUSn~ESS HOURS The Walsh County Press is typically open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: wcpress@polarcomm.com LETtER/AREA VOICES POLICY The Walsh County 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 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 represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. PEMRINA HILLS LUTHERAN CHURCH Thurs.June4:2 p.m.Worship at Borg Sun. June 6:9:15 a.m.Trinity / 9:30 a.m. Gardar Tues. June 8:2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, EI NBURG Sun. June 6:9:15 a.m. Worship (Communion) / 10:15 a.m. Coffee Hour / 11:30 a.m. Joint Council Meeting at the Parsonage Tues. June 8:8:45 a.m. Breakfast (Anderson's Care) / 9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study Wed. June 9:7:30 a.m. Men's BB (Anderson's Care) / 4-5:30 p.m. Confirmation (pictures at 5 p.m.) ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sat.JuneS: 7:00 p.m. Evening Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN Sun. June 6:8:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST'S PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE Sun. June 6:10:30 a.m. Morning Mass OUR SAVlOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER WWW.PARKRNEROSLC.COM Sun. June 6:9 a.m Coffee / 10 a.m. Worship/Communion w/Rev Elmo Anderson BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, PARK RIVER Every Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship / 10:30 a.m. Fellowship / 11:00 a.m. Sunday School PARK CENTER LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday, June 13: Services 10 a.m. / Speaker MikeTolivar / Special Music by Lynell Schutt / Coffee & fellowship following services ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOUC CHURCH, CAVALIER Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m.; Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday & Friday: 7. 0 a.m.; Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. / Tuesday: 5:30 p.nc / Thursday: 7:00 a.m. ST. MARY'S CHURCH Every Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Samaritan Center/5 p.m. St, Mary's Church Every Sunday: 8:00 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville / 10 a.m. St. Mary's FEDERATED CHURCH, FORDVlLLF. PARK RNER Every Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (l:ordville) / 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River) / 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Every Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. Confirmation VICTORY FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Every Sunday: 11 a.m. Worship Every Wednesday: Men's Bible Study 9:00 a.m. at the church ZION & SOUTH TRINrrY LUTHERAN CHURCHES Sun. June 6:9 a.m. Worship at Zion / 11 a.m. Worship at South Trinity GRACE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, EDINBURG Every Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study All the bankyou lleverneed!X~ ~/1 ~ #AGASSIZ ANIMAL'~ # .. 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