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Pa e 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018 e e BISMARCK, N.D. -- The tower to provide reliable storage Drinking Water State Revolving of water. Fund (DWSRF) Program award- Walsh Rural Water District - ed loans to four cities and one ru- $565,000 towards a project to in- ral water district in May. crease pipeline capacity, elimi- Arnegard - $1,753,000 to-nate dead ends in the eastern por- wards construction of the second tion of the system, and serve ad- phase of the city's distribution ditional users currently using pri- system to supply a reliable source vate wells. of drinking water to residents cur- The DWSRF Program is ad- rently using private wells,ministered by the North Dakota Cass Rural Water Users Dis- Department of Health with fund- trict - $1,700,000 to construct a ing from the U.S. Environmental distribution system within the city of Leonard and install rural water Protection Agency. The program offers below-market interest rate mains to provide an alternate wa- loans to political subdivisions for ter supply to areas near Leonard financing projects authorized un- with elevated levels of arsenic in the groundwater, der the Safe Drinking Water Act. Fessenden - $932,000 to re- DWSRF programs operate na- tionwide to provide the funding place the existing 100-year-old wa- ter tower with a new one. necessary to maintain and im- Lincoln - $836,000 towards a prove the infrastructure that pro- pump station and new water main tects and supplies vital water re- from Bismarck to create an addi- sources. tional water supply to minimize For more information, contact service disruptions. Shannon Fisher, North Dakota Towner- $225,000 towards re- Department of Health, at habilitation of the city's water 701.328.5220. Quality Hear/ng Care Complimentary Hearing Test 60 Day Digital Hearing AM Trial Service Major Richard Wakefield* Hearing Aid Brands Gary Chwialkowski ND, MN Licensed 38 years serving the area Board Certified H.I.S.* First Care Health Center Tuesday, June 19 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For appt. 701-746-7000 2514 S. Washington Grand Forks, ND 0% FINANCINGAVAILABLE Insurance/Medicald ~~~ 1 Front Page Life: Sitting on the dock by the bay. Richard [ Larson and his grandson James Larson sit together I enjoying each others company on the Homme Dam south boat dock during the Park River fourth grade class "Hooked on Fishing Day." Your ad goes here! Call 284-6333 today for rates. Have a rea,y thank you, II We can help Call the Press at 284-6333 I one K. Coleman lone K. Drevecky Coleman, 78, lone is survived by her brothers, passed away in February 2018 at her Harold (Luella) Drevecky, Seattle, home in Merlin, OR. WA; Robert Drevecky, Watertown, lone was born on March 13, SD; G'%nn Drevecky, Park River, 1939 inAdams, ND, the daughter ND;Aames (Kathy) Drevecky, of Ted and Emily (Hendrickson) Adams, ND; sisters, JoAnn Oke- Drevecky. She graduated Adams son, Park River, ND; Theda (James) High School in 1957 In 1959,Ione Rye, Mountain Home, ID; Nancy moved to Glendale, CA and worked (Loren) Kadlac, Park River, ND; for the Pacific Telephone Co. where she met her future husband, William and brother-in-law, Clyde Ratliff, "Bill"Coleman. Theywere married Carriere, MS. Numerous nieces, July 15, 1960 in Glendale. They had nephews, and cousins also survive. one son, William "Will". lone She was preceded in death by her went back to school after Will was parents; son, Wtll; husband, Bill; and grown and received her RN degree, her sister, Evadine. After they retired, lone and Bill built A graveside Memorial Service their dream home, surrounded by will be held Friday, June 15, 2018 trees and mountains, near Merlin, at 4:00 P.M. at the Sarepta Ceme- OR. tery, rural Adams, ND William 'Will' Coleman William "Will" Coleman, 53, Will is muadved by his aunts and passed away in February 2018, at uncles, Harold (Luella) Drevecky, his home in Merlin, OR. Will was Robert Drevecky, JoAnn Okeson, bom in Glendale, CA on January 4, Theda (James) Rye, Glenn 1965, the son of Wdliam"Bill" and Drevecky, James (Kathy) Drevecky Ion (Drevecky) Coleman. and Nancy (Loren) Kadlac. An Will was active in Boy Scouts abundance of cousins also survive. and achieved the ultimate goal of He was preceded in death by his Eagle Scout. He received his sec- mother, lone; his father, Bill; ma- ondary and college education in Cal- temal grandparents, Ted and Emi- ifomia. He lived and worked in Seattle, WA for several years before ly Drevecky; paternal grandpar- ents, Frank and Valeska Coleman; moving to Merlin, OR to be of as- sistance to his parents. Will was an uncle, Frank Coleman; and aunts, avid''weather watcher" and enjoyed Evadine Ratliff and Nadyne Shel- videotaping his many trips to North ton. Dakota. He loved cats, especially, A graveside Memorial Service the beloved family pet, "Catters", will held Friday, June 15, 2018 at who he designated their official 4:00 EM. at the Sarepta Cemetery, guardian angel, rural Adams, ND. COUNTY Stay In county $34 connected, subscribe. Out of county Out of state $38 ~142 To t et started call 701-284-6333. I I I Pttso Priscilla "Patsy" Ann Helland, age 81 of Park River, ND, passed away Satur- day, June 9, 2018 at the Sanford Hospital of Fargo. Priscilla Ann Christian was born November 3, 1936 to Percy and Lillian (Johnson) Christian at her patemal grand- mother's home at Lawton, ND. She had twelve years at the Lawton Public School. She attended one year atMayville State College. She taught two years in country schools: 1955-56 at Cherry Lake District, McHenry, ND; 1956-1957 at Melrose District, Petersburg, ND. Patsy united in marriage on June 17, 1956 to Oivind "Diesel" HeUand from Petersburg, ND. The couple lived in Petersburg, ND, Lankin, ND and Hunter, ND. They moved to Park River in 1969. The couple had four children: Dawn, Tami, Faye and Gary. Patsy was very active in all high school and college events; bas- ketball, softball, baseball, dramat- ics, dancing and cheerleader. She was a great fan of all the sports and events her children and grandchil- dren were in: cheerleading, bas- ketball, hockey, football, volleyball, dance, baton and figure skating. She loved her Vikings, Twins, Sioux Hockey and Elvis. Her hobbies were family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, bowling (she .was a member of the 600 Club), Crocheting (making many afghans and making four baptismal gowns), playing cards, decorating her home, attending to her flowers inside and out and especially loved visiting with her friends. She was a member of the Luther- an Church in Lawton, Petersburg, Hunter and Park River. She taught 'Patsy' Ann Helland unteer at Good Samaritan Center, 4-H leader and a member of Lankin and Park River American Legion Auxiliary. She did a lot of babysitting when the couple first moved to Park River, then em- ployed at Park Riv- er Bowling Alley and then 21 years at First State Bank at Park River where she retired in December of 1995. She will be missed by her hus- band, Oivind Helland, Park River, ND; children: Tami (Terry) Lund, Park River, ND; Faye Soukup, Park River, ND; Gary (Michelle) Helland, Pembina, ND; grandchil- dren: Cory (Jill) Hell, Matthew (Krissy) Hell, Amber (Pete) John- son, Jeremy (Allison) Lund, Jason Lund, Chris (Katie) Lund, Darin (Tiffany) Soukup, Jennifer (Aaron) Ranzenberger, Samantha (Josh "Tiny") Lee, Jessica (Alex) Hel- land, Rebecca (John) Helland, Machayla Helland and Kierra Hel- land; great grandchildren: Zachary, Gavin, Jaxton, Savana, Ethan, Clare Ruby, Lily Ann, Madison, D.J Charlie, Halley and Gretchen; sister, Lovina Charon, Lawton, ND. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Dawn Hell, grandson, Anthony Helland, sister, Evalyon O'Neil and brothers-in-law: Hugh Charon and James O'Neil. Funeral services will be Thurs- day, June 14, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at the. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 7:00 EM. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Thursday for one Sunday School for 26 years, was a hour prior to the service. Interment Luther League ad srr, a member be at the Memorial Park Ceme- of Faith and Care groups and a frry, Park River. porter of Park River Bible Camp. An online guestbook is available She was active in the Community at Club, served as birthday helper and The Tollefson Funeral Home of Homemaker. She served as Walsh Park River is in charge of the County Homemaker president, vol- arrangements. Pembina Hills Lutheran, ldounlain Thursday: 2:00pm Borg Worship. Sunday: 10:30am WORSHIP at Gardar, Communion, Council Meeting to follow. Monday: 7pm Bible Study. Tues- day: 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Coffee Hour. Tuesday: 9 a.m. Women's Bible Study. Wednesday: 2 p.m. WELCA meeting/entertaining Nursing Home Gtl ests at 2:30 St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday: Confession- 4:00 p.m.- Mass- 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Cathdic Church, Lanldn ( Sunday: Adoration- 7:00 a.m.- Mass- 8:30 a.m. Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday: 10:30 a.m. St. Bdgid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m Wednesday: 12 p.m Friday: 7 a.m,Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Sat 3:30-4:45 p.m. St. Patrick's Cathdic Church, C, rystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. Saturday: 8:30 a.m Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m Our viour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellowship, 10:00 AM Worship Lutheran Church, Hoopte Church services at 9 a.m. Saturday: Sunday: 8 St. Ma s Catholic Church 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River a m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River 9a.m, Federated Church Worship (Fordville) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Wednesday: 6:30 p m. Children's Church Grace Free l.utheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study V' ory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 10:30 Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service/Communion Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:20 p.m. High Rains MinisW: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doy0n; Conc0Ma Lutheran, Edmore, Lawt0n Lutheran, Lawt0n; Nekoma Lutheran, Nekoma; Our Redeemer's, Fairdale; United Lutheran, Brocket Sunday: 8 am Bethlehem/Nek0ma 9:30 am United/Lawton 11 am Concerdia/Mountain Our Redeemer's Please worship with neighbors Park River Bible Camp Summer Concert Series Sunday: The Ambassadors at 7 p.m. This a group of musicians from the Twin Cities was a family favorite last summer. 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Please ~ It allow3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address N TY k L) O (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) l E ;ill I Peri dcals p stage paid at P" River' N'D" and mating lf e POSTI TER: Send I ] address changes, to The Walsh County Press, P O Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. I Nordmad(Publishing Publisher Brook Dahlgren Office 401 A Briggs Ave S P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 14o Viking Dr Rugby, ND 58368 LanyBid Freelance Photographer Kevin Ska~aug Staff Writer Phone: (701) 284-6&33 FAX: (701) 284-6091 A, n Olimb Editor-in Chief E-mail: Official newspaper of Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an intemal error. BUSINESS Hotms The Walsh County Press is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noon. 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