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PAGE 2 THE PRESS JUNE 22, 201 1 7-h00 Which superher, would you be, wh y? Kaylee Seim, 9 Parents: Cory and Lori Seim of Park River "Superwoman. Because she goes fast." Amy Seim, 10 Parents: David and Kristi Seim of Park River "CaPtain America. Because he's really strong." Drew McMillan, 8 Parents: Jason and Tammy McMillan of Park River "Spiderman. So I could swing from building to building." Gage Jelinek, 12 Parents: Jennifer Stenerson of Park River "Superman. Because I could do back flips." Lifeline The Leaa00r In Personal Response andSupport Services Check out what F we have in store to stay safe in the sun. We have a range of lsunscreens and bug repellents in stock now to help you get the most out of your sunny days. William (Bill)Jan Geary William (Bill) Jan Geary died in Torrance, CA on May 16, 2011 at the age of 71 following a brief illness. He was born on June 1'2, 1939 in Grafton, N.D. Bill 'attended elementary and high school in Adams, N.D., graduating in 1957. He went on to graduate from the University of North Dakota in 1961 and entered the United States Navy. Serving as a Navy Pilot, he *did two tours in Vietnam where he flew 137 combat missions. With more fhan 300 aircraft carrier landings to his credit, he gained recognition as a Triple Centurion before retiring as a Lt. Commander in 1983. While still in the Navy, he obtained an MBA Degree from the University of LaVerne in California. Bill spent his summers in Adams maintaining a farmstead and his childhood home. He was active in tennis, running, golfing and competed in the North Dakota Prairie Rose State Games for over 19 years. He was a member of the Qually- Dvorak Post in Adams. Bill is survived by his daughters, Suzanne Angel Pape and Ginger Geary, Los Angeles, CA; granddaughter Isabella Angel, Los Angeles, CA, sister Patricia Geary, Denver, CO; three nieces, Lori Erickson, Denver, CO, Leah (Bill) Westfall, Meridian ID, Heather (Byron) Kuss, Tigard, OR; 2 nephews, Jody Erickson, Adams, N.D., John Erickson, Escondido, CA; sister-in-law, (ozette Geary, Meridian, ID; son-in=law, Paul Pape, los Angeles, CA; 2 great nieces, Madison and Mackenzie Westfall, Meridian, 1D. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gerald Don, sister Doris Erickson and daughter Shauna. Memorial services will be held June 25, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Mount.aih Lutheran Church in Adams. Graveside services to follow at the nearby Gustavus Adolphus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the Qually-Dvorak American • Legion Post in Adams. When a simple card isn't enough... put 00/our "thank yous" in the Press! Ca//284-6,333 today [ How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center. Trained Personal Response Associates who have instant access to your pertinent information will contact you immediately to see what help you need. Even if you can't answer, Lifeline will send the help you need right away and will follow-up to ensure that help did arrive and you are being cared for. |tY "amaritrl IFYOUARFoTRISKCALL284.7pap,.,iqer ' 5 Liydine PA Rwt= pus Shirley M. Skeim Shirley M. Skeim, age 97 of Park River, ND passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.- Shirley M. Thoe was born September 16, 1913 near Cummings, ND the daughter of the late Gunder and Lydia (Bagge) Thoe. She grew up and attended school there. She children: Darrell (Beverly) Wegge, Grand Forks, ND; Lydia (John) Kelly, Park River, ND; Bonny (Larry) Dvorak, Park River, ND; Gary Skeim, Jarnestown, ND; 14 grandchildren, , 13 great :\\;"$' grandchildren; sisters: Ardis Braseth, Moorhead, MN; Donna Benson, graduated from the Security. Beauty School in Grand Forks, ND. She purchased a beauty shop in Grafton and worked there until 1953 when she moved to' Park River and opened Shirley's Beauty Shop. She was united in marriage to Oliver Skeim on November 6, 1949 in Grafton. Shirley operated her shop until 1999 when she retired. She moved to the Good Samaritan Center in October of 2007. Shirley was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and the Park River American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her Oregon and Bev Helleckson. Edina, MN: her brother Walter (Juanita) Bagge, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son Dennis and brother Johnny Bagge. Funeral sen, ices were held Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Honae of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. -- Wolsh County Press- Church Directory-- PEMINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Thurs.: 2 p.m. Borg Worship Sun .:Trinity 9:15 a.m and Coffee Hour 10:20, 7:00 p.m. High Plains Trio Concert at PRBC, Vidalin 10:30 a.m. •Tue.: 2:30 .m. Bible Study at Borg • PARK CENTER LUTHERAN, RURAL HOOPLE un., June 26:10:00 service Mike Tolivar speaker - coffee and fellowship following service ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sot:5:00 p.m. Ivening Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN Sun.: 8:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST'S PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE Sun: 10:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Mass:8:00 a.m.- Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a.m. ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOLIC CHURCH, CAVAUER Saturday Mass: S p.m. • Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. • Monday & Friday: 7 a.m. • Wednesda 6:00 p.m. OUR SAVIOUR'S LUTH;RAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sun,: 9 a.m. Coffee Time, 10 a.m.Worship, 7:00 PM High PlainsTrio Concert at PRBC • TUB.: 10:30 a.m. text study at PRBC, S p.m. Circle Leaders Bible Study : ZION & SOUTH TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCHES Sunday.: 9 a.m. Worship at Zion • 10:30 a.m. worship at South Trinity 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) • Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. Confirmation VICTORY FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 11 a.m.Worship • Wed:9 a.m. Men's Bible Study GRACE FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, EOINBURG Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study BETHEL BAPmT CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship • 10:30 a.m. Fellowship • 11 a.m. Sunday School • Wednesday: 7 plm. prayer service SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 WCPRESS@PO" ARCOMM.COM BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY! BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALL THE PRESS' 284-6333 TODAY/ (hx.t . ,().i. sarqan tan (C) siet .... 301 Co. 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