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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014 Alice M. Rustan Alice M. Rustan, age 95 of Milton, ND passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. Alice M. Nelson was bom March 19, 1919 in Osnabrock Township of Cava- lier County the daughter of the late Peter and Hazel (Knight) Nelson. Her mother died in child birth and Alice was raised by her father and step- mother, Thea Myrvik Nelson. She attended school in Osnabrock Township and graduated from Nekoma High School. Alice began nursing studies at the University of North Dakota and then moved to Montevideo, MN and worked for the Register of Deeds. Alice was united in marriage to Orville Rus- tan on July 5, 1943 in Montevideo. The couple moved to Montrose Township of Cavalier County where they lived and farmed. Orville died February 17, 1994 andAlice con- tinued to make her home in Milton. Alice was a member of the Mil- ton Lutheran Church and WELCA, the Milton HiUtoppers Senior Cen- ter and the Order of Eastern Star. Al- ice enjoyed her life on the farm, but love of family was paramount in her life, and she was a loving, devoted and fun wife, moth- er, grandmother and mother-in-law. She is survived by her daughters: Faye (Kenneth) Olafson, Milton, ND; Terry Rustan, Grand Forks, ND; Gloria (Curtis) Steinolfson, Milton, ND; five grandchil- dren: Scott (Shaft) Olafson, Kate (Nel- son) Wright, Dori Kate (Jeremy) Heck, Natalie (Tyler) Cameron and Maxwell Boumsaw; five great grandchildren: Madi- son, Alexander, and Macy Wright and Sear and Savanna Fitches. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, and four broth- ers and one sister. Funeral services were held Tues- day, July 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Milton Lutheran Church. Visitation was held Tuesday for one hour pri- or to the service at the church. In- terment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Union, North Dakota. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Edinburg is in charge of the arrangements. We ran out of room for The Walsh County Press Asks for this week, but don't worry, the s p .ial summer edition of the popular quimtion of the week feature Will return. Lifeline The Leader In Personal Response andSupport Services This week's Front Page Life: The duo "hot dogs ] it" across Homme on3uly 4 in Park River when a I sunny afternoon made ideal water weather. SILVER DOLLAR in Lankin, ND -Gf Beatrice G. Beatrice G. "Bea" Johnson, age 88 of Grafton, ND passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Alma Hos- pital of Grand Forks. Beatrice G. Brateng was born February 7, 1926 in Grafton, ND the daughter of the late Bert and Eva (Durhiem) Brateng. She attended and graduated from Grafton High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Johnson on February 8, 1948 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Grafton. Throughout her working career she was employed at the S&L store, the Lutheran Sunset Home as Activities Director and Pederson Jewelry. She was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and was a member of the WELCA. She enjoyed chi- na painting, lefse making and spending time with her grandchil- dren and great grandchildren, She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Beatrice is survived by her hus- "Bea" Johnson band, Kenneth, son Keith (Bonnie) Johnson all of Grafton, her grand- sons; Gavin of Min- neapolis, MN and Chad (Tina) of East Grand Forks, MN; great grandsons, Blaine and Brock. She is also survived by her sisters, Avis O'Leary, Columbia, SC, Phyllis (Walter) Gjersvold, Dallas, OR and brother Darrell (Ruth) Brateng, Vacaville, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, son Bill, sisters: Bernice French, Delores Johnson, Marion Ravers and brothers, Howard and Joel Brateng. Funeral services were held Sat- urday, July 19, 2014 at 10:30A.M. at Our Savior's Lutheran church of Caaflon. Vtsitation was Friday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Interment will be at North Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. Have a really thank you? We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need+relp'; push your personal help button, i '!) Whi h'automat:ical[y 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. ,ou, o, Ltfettn a.mmStan 284-71 i 5 ,d ooety PAaK Rrcta Good Samaritan Campus Marvin Edward Borgeson Marvin Edward Borgeson was 1968, they welcomed Stella Marie. born July 28, 1931 in Park River, Their fourth child, Jon Benjamin, North Dakota. He passed into the was born in October 1973. Mar- loving presence of our Lord and vin built a wonderful home for his Savior Jesus Christ on July 14, family in1970, fencedtheland, and 2014. proceeded to create something of m- Marvin was the seventh and ral North Dakota life for the pleas- last child born to Norwegian and ure ofhis family on all oftwo acres. Swedish immigrants NettaNyseth There was nothing in Marv and Borgeson and Elmer Borgeson. Pauline's home or on their proper- His father died when Marvin was ty that the bom and raised farm boy 2 years old leaving his mother and couldn't fix. siblings to work their farm on the Marvin worked for various con- North Dakota Pm'wie. Surround- wactors on the Hanford reservation ed by relatives on neighboring as the companies came and went ( farms, attending their two-room General Electric, Isochem, Bat- schoolhouse through the eighth telle, and Westinghouse Hanford grade, and centering their lives in Company). At Westinghouse, the Lutheran church, they had an amazing life with much hard work, where he was Manager of Project but lots of happiness. Engineering, he ended his career as Marvin's heart never left the part of the team constructing the farm. He loved to reminisce about HAMMER facility. He retired being taken to school in a horse- from Westinghouse December 30, drown sleigh, driving the potato 1999. Marvin and Pauline then mack in the fields when he was only spent many years Iraveling in their 9 years old' throwing 100-1b pota- beloved RV before Marv's declin- to sacks on the mack when he was ing health kept them homebound. a sWapping teenager, and boarding They created fabulous memories for in town to attend high school dur- the family with trips to the Oregon ing the winters. Coast and visitstotheir sons in Con- In February 1952, Marvin en- necticut, V'trginia, Califomia, and listed in the United States Air Force Illinois, while taking in countless where he served as a maintenance historical sites and museums. crew chief for jet fighter planes. Some of the most important trips His duty included time in Germany were to their much-loved Bible and at Lackland Air Force Base, conferences to hear the wonderful Texas. He returned to NorthBible teaching they found in later Dakota on leave to marry Marilyn life. Belle McLean of Edinburg, North Marvin was preceded in death by Dakota in December of1953. Dur- his parents, firstwife, and all but one ing his time in the Air Force he at- sibling. He is survived by his wife tained the rank of Staff Sgt. Aircraft of over fifty years, Pauline Borge- Mechanic. After fulfilling his en- son; daughters Kathy (Dave) Blan- listment in February 1956, he re- chard and Stella Robbins (Jeff turned home to begin college on the Johnston); sons Mark (Yolanda) G.I. Bill. He entered North Dako- Borgeson and Jon (Ronda) Borge- ta State Agricultural College in son; one sister, Ellen Jonsrud; Fargo, where in his senior year he and nine grandchildren (Ryan Blan- was president of his engineering chard, Rebekah Blanchard, Kody honorary society, Pi Tau Sigma. Robbins, Shyanne Robbins, Kolt Marilyn taught school until the birth of their daughter, Katherine Robbins, Taylor Robbins, Mark Borgeson, Jr Tage Borgeson, and Ann, inAugust1959. Shediedun- AndrewGarces). expeetedly two months after Kather- in ' " Marvin was a man o 'integrity. e s birth, leaving Marvin a wid- He was a family man, a wonderful ower as he began his senior year of provider, and a steadfastly upright college. His mother, Netta, came to care for Kathy as he finished his example to his children. His faith degree in mechanical engineering was in his Savior, the Lord Jesus in the spring of 1960. The three of Christ, and he led his children to them moved to Richland' Wash- know the Lord. We loved him, and ington after graduation when he ac- will miss him deeply until we meet cepted a job with General Electric. again in heaven. There, Marvin soon met and court- His memorial service will be ed another schoolteacher, Pauline held on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Bowles, who had just arrived in 10:30 a.m, in the Einan's at Sun- town from Portland' Oregon. They set Event Center, 915 Bypass High- were married August ll, 1962. way, Richland, WA. Pauline then adopted Kathy. In Express your thoughts and mem- March 1966, they adopted Mark ories in the online Guest Book at Henry into their family. In June Open .Tues.zFri. from 8am-2pm with dally noon specials Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:15 Worship 10:30 Worship Vikur 9:15 Sunday School at Trinity Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship. 10:15 Sunday School Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 10:30 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( Saturday 5:00 p.m St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m Monday & Friday: 7a.m Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship 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 Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm Confirmation class 7pm. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Study, 7 pm Adult Bible Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a.m. Worship service Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:00 p.m. Tuesday: Prayer,& Bible study at 7:00 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. Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (F0rdville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River), 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Sunday July Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople 27, 2014--10:00 AM Pastor Wayne Olson speaker, coffee and fellowship following Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Apostolic Faith Church, Park River Services at the Park River City Building Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pm. r% Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan - 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, com Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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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. - Letters must 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. Edinburg, the schools of Park River, and the schools of Valley-Edinburg. 7 4