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PAGE 2 THE PRESS JUNE 13, 2012 THE ILLUSTRATED BIBI. E Deacon Gerald E "Bud" Sobolik Deacon Gerald F. "Bud" Sobolik, age 86 of Park River, ND passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Park River Good Samaritan Center. Gerald Francis Sobolik was born December 14, 1925 in Ops Twp, Walsh County, ND, the son of the late John Charles and Clara (Karnik) Sobolik. He attended schools at Veseleyville and Fee District #33 and high schools at Park River and Minto, ND. Bud joined the U.S. Navy on January 1944 during World War II. He served with the hospital corps and was on Guadalcanal and Guam. He was honorably discharged in January, 1946. He studied drafting and estimating at the State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND, 1947- 48. In June, 1948 he began work at Froelich-Schultz Lumber in Carrington, ND. He was united in marriage to Shirley Louise Remillard on June 14, 1949 at St. Augustine Church. Fessenden, ND. They adopted three children: James Gerald, Jean Mary and Fred Michael. Then Carol Ann was born to them. In May, 1962 the family moved to Park River, where Gerald and a cousin Clement Houdek. purchased the Fursteneaux Lumber Co. They renamed it Park River Lumber, Inc. Clem remained with the business until July, 1977. Other business ventures included ownership in Park River Enterprises, Inc. and S.K.M. Cable TV in Park River. He was also a partner in Valley Cable TV for a time. In 1978 he started a new store in Graf on, calling it Grafton Decorating Center. He was named Retail Lumber Dealer of the Year 1980 by 'the ND Lumberman's Association. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Park River, ND. On December 11, 1993 he was ordained a served on Northwest Association. permanent deacon for the Diocese of Farg01 Bud was active in community affairs. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus #5055, Hillcrest Country Club, Hospice, Valley Czech Singers, and he the Board of Lumberman's Bud played baseball for many years, beginning with Conway Rinky-Dinks, Inkster Junior Legion and Independent teams at Veseleyville and Carrington. Bud is survived by his wile Shirley; their four children: James Sobolik, Park River and Grand Forks, ND; Fred (Joyce) Sobolik and their daughters Nicole Sobolik and Kiristy Kruger, Park River, ND; Jean Sobolik, Boulder, CO; Carol Sobolik, Boulder, CO: two brothers: John Sobolik, Park River. ND; Clair (Grace) Sobolik. Grand Rapids, MN: sister Sylvia Spellman, Littleton, CO. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Lynus. brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, June 12. 2012 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River. Visitation was Monday from 5-7 PM with a Rosary at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery, Park River. Military Rites will be provided by the Paul Farup American Legion Post #147 and the North Dakota National Guard Honor Guard. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefson funeralhome.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Have a really thank you? We can help. Call 284-6333 Margaret Omdahl Margaret Omdahl, age 92, of Grand Forks, ND, formerly of Conway, ND, passed away, Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. ' Margaret was born June 17, 1919 to Peter and Alice (Bina) Foerster on their farm in Ops Township, Walsh County. She grew up in Conway, ND, and on the farm in the Pisek-Conway area. She attended High School in Pisek, ND. On August 6, 1941 she married Harris Omdahl. The couple made their home in Conwav. A lifelong housewife, Margaret was active in the St. Mark's Catholic Church of Conway Altar Society; Homemakers and TOPS. After Harris passed away on May 8, 1996. she moved to Grand Forks where she was active in the Holy Family Catholic Church Altar Society and at Valley Memorial Homes. A woman of deep faith, who lived it by quiet example, she always had a sweet smile and willing conversation for anyone. She loved working in her large flower garden, taking long walks with her dog, and especially enjoyed the company of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Surviving members of her family include her daughter: Hope (Robert) Kelm, Rowlett, Texas; sons: Elwood (Julie) Omdahl, Grand Forks and Robert (Tonya) Omdahl, Fargo; 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and her sister: Barbara Melicher, Grand Forks. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant son: Lawrence, son: Harlan and brothers: Lawrence. Raymond and Arthur. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church of Grand Forks. VISITATION: Friday, June 8 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer serwce held at St. Anne's Guest Home in Grand Forks. Visitation will also be for one hour prior to the fimeral mass in the church on Saturday. RITE OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: St. Mark's Catholic Cemetery, Conway, ND. BAKKE FUNERAL HOME, FORDVILLE, ND. July 4, 2012 11:00 am Briggs Ave, Park River, ND Buy a chance to cash in on the deposits that the horses leave on the Briggs Ave during the 2012 4th of July Parade by purchasing a "Splish, Splash, Plop for Cash" Save Ou r Pool Fundraiser ticket. BUY $10 TICKET For a CHaNCe TO WIN $1,000, $300, or $200 Tickets available at participating Park River Busin esses For more information about the "Spltsh, Splash, Plop for Cash" fundralser Or the ParWRIver 8ave Our Pool Committee contact: Eugene Bossert ~ 701.284,7130 (days) or 701.284,7929 [evenings) Offto~ofAttotrva, Gened~teO330Pu*klt,verE~er3evaltment Need NOt 8e Present to W,n ...The Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon him, and he tore the lion apart as one would have torn apart a young goat, though he had nothing in his hand. Detail of engraving by Robert Gibbings, 1925 JU[. (.~L'~ 14: 6 () 2012 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved, Y0usaidit, Noith Dak0ta! 2514 S. Washington Insurance & Medicaid Grand Forks, ND 0% FINANCING AVMLABLE Richard Wakefield* "Dedicated to Your Hearing" Gary Chwialkowski ND. MN Licensed "Advanced Digital Technology Board Certified tI.I.S." F o r a p p t. 45 Day Digital Hearing Aid Trial 1 -800-658-3442 Free Hearing Test & Eval. 31 years serving the area First Care Health CenterGrafton Family Clinic Tuesday, June 19 Wednesday, June 20 9:00 a.rn. - 5:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 4 Thursday: 2 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: 2:30 Bible Study at Borg Gardar Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study. Sun: 9:15 Worship St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 10:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plbtriparish.org/) Saturday 5:00 p.m Sts. Peter & 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. St. Brigid of Ireland C h01ic 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 Lutherah Church, Park River Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday Schdol/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship (http://www.parkriveroslc.com/) 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) Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: Church @ 11:00a.m Church June 12-15 at Thief River June 17th AFLBS Ambassadors 11:00a.m. at church Sunday: Falls, MN, Sunday: Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 9 a.m. Church Services/10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study 9:30 Bethel Baptist Church, Park River a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Wed: 7:30 p.m. service prayer Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Park Center Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday: June 24 10 am Joel Hylden leading - Cofee and fellowship follow Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tolle~ol!fimeralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron~Jay Thompson OFFICE: 284-6955 17Eo . Park Ri er BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY/. (;(xx-! Samaritan S(x:ic '" 31)1 Co. Rd 12B Park River Ph. 284-7115 Fax 284-7117 Ye Olde Medicine Center 10g',; Senior Discounts * FREE Mail Out Service * LIPS *Kudal~ Kiosk * FREE Bkmd Pressure Checks Hwy. 17 West* Park River 284-7676 AGASSIZ ANIMAL HOSPITAL *Complete Medical Services/ Surgical Services *Boarding *Grooming *Pet Supplies Daniel J. Koenig, DVM 284-6688 403 Briggs Ave. So., P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) 284-6333. FAX: (701) 284-6091 E-mail: wcpress@polarcomm.com The W'alsh Comity Press, Inc. (U.S.RS. Pub. No. 665320) is published weekly on Wednesday, s for $34.00 per year in Walsh Corm,y, $38.00 tbr out of county, $42.00 per year lbr the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building, Park River, North Dakota. Please a/low 3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) Per postage paid at Park River, N.D., and additional mailing office POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing PublisherTerra Linn Office Manager 11 1st Ave. NE, Rolla, ND 58367 Larry Bid Freelance Photographer Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief P~ on ColTections Any elTOr should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy ofyonr advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a fi'ee reprint in the event of an intt~nal errol; BL SINESS HOLrRN The Walsh County Press is trpcn from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuc,'sday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: wcpress@polarcomm.com The Walsh ('ounO' Press will accept letters to the editor and other sublnissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must: - Be signed anti inclade your address. Unsigned letters ~ill not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or nrganizations. - The lt')dsh Cormfv Press reserves thc rigN to shorten letters, edit out factual eIvors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor laste or of a personal nature. - The II~/l,~h County Press will not run letters finm the same author two weeks in a row. All opii,ious expressed are those of the author and do llOt represent the opinions of The ffaLvh ('ottoO, Pre.vs. - Be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the \Valsh County area. I,etters from outside the area '.','ill be considered if they are of sufficient interest.