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PAGE 2 THE PRESS AUGUST 8, 201 2 John 'Jack' Leon John Leon Petit, 81, passed away July 24 in Lake Havasu City, AZ. 'Jack' was born in Backoo, ND on the old farm to Leon and Ines Petit Oct. 3, 1930. He graduated from Cavalier High School and then attended Jamestown College where he met his future wife, Doris White. Jack was an English major and he and Doris taught for four years in North Dakota. He then followed his desire to enter the ministry. He graduated from Dubuque Seminary in Iowa and then went on to serve as a Presbyterian minister for 35 years. After retirement the couple moved to Lake Havasu City in 1998. Jack was active in the Community Presbyterian Church, Golden K Kiwanis and Hospice of Havasu. He also served as chaplain in Hospice for several years. Jack was survived by his wife, Doris; four children, Jerry, Omaha, Neb Lila (Richard Dan) Pierceton, Ind James (Nancy) McLean, Va and Lark of Lake Havasu City; six grandchildren, Heather, Sarah, Brett, Clint, Beth, and Cody; and one great-grandson, Chase. He was preceded in death by his parents and four older brothers. Visitation was at Lietz-Fraze Chapel July 26. Burial will take place at a later date in Omaha, Neb. A memorial service will be at the Community Presbyterian Church on Aug. 11, l lam with Rev. David Bybee officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting memorials to the Community Presbyterian Church, Hospice of Havasu or Golden K. Kiwanis. Gayle A. Swartz Gayle A. Swartz age 59 of Lankin, ND passed away on Sunday, August 05, 2012 at First Care Health Center of Park River. Sioux Falls, SD; nephew: Nick (Emily) Bata and niece Robyn Bata, both of Minneapolis, MN; grandmother Blanche Swartz and Gayle Ann Swartz was born May great-aunt Marge Machart; and 24, 1953 in Grafton, ND, the daughter longtime special friend and of tile late Dale and Alexa (Votava) companion Leland Denault. Gayle Swartz. She attended school in Pisek, was preceded in death by her parents. ND. The family spent summers on the Memorial services wilt be Friday, family farm near Lankin, ND and in August 10, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at 1987 she moved into Lankin. Victory Free Lutheran Church of Park Gayle was a member of the fonner River. Visitation will be Thursday Trinity Lutheran Church and WELCA from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at ofLankin and wascurrentlyattending 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Victory Free Lutheran Church in Park Home of Park River. Friends may also River. Gayle loved her friends and family with joy call at the church on Friday for one hour prior to and laughter. She always remembered everyone's the service. Interment will be at St. Joseph's name and greeted them with her smile and teasing Catholic Cemetery, Lankin, ND. nature. She rarely missed a community event oran An online guestbook is available at: opportunity to add to her collection of angels. We will dearly miss our beloved angel. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in She is survived by her sister Cheri (Mike) Bata, charge of the arrangements. mmm mmm|mm ||= |m mmm m mmmmm |m|mm m|mm pm|mm| |m mmm mm| mmm mm m mm m mm l Advertise in The Press today wcpadvertising@gInail.eom ] I I |mmmm |m|m m m m |m mmmm i| mmnm Im mmmm ||mmm|||umm|||mmm|||||mmm|~ Richard Wakefield* Gary Chwialkowski ND. MN Licensed Board Certified H.I.S,* 2514 S. 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Thank you to Matt Hodek and the Dakota Dutchmen, Lon's Hard- ware, Gate City Bank, First United Bank, Citizens State Bank, Park River Implement, Northdale Oil, Ye aide Medicine Center, Polar Communications, Lifetime Dental, Farmers Union Insurance, Prairie Roots, First Care Health Center, Good Sam Auxiliary, Ruth Jelinek, Hugo's, Wayne's Variety, Samson Electric, Jim Peterson, Ruth Je- linek, Bina Seed, Genell Jallo, North Country Gifts and Goodies, Welch's Bakery, 2C Plumbing, Heartland Eye Care, Midgarden Clinic, Tollefson Funeral Home, Park River American Legion, Park River Dental. Also thank you to the many volunteers and staff that came out and helped!! Newly remodeled units - open floor plans! 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Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 p.m St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m Tuesday: 5:30 p.m Thursday: 7 a.m. Saturday St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Mass: 5 p.m Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m Monday & Friday: 7 a.m. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship ( Zion Lutherafi Church, Hoople Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10130 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) Sunday: Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: Church @ 11:00a.m Sunday: Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Bethel Baptist Church, Park River 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Wed: 7:30 p.rn: prayer service Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Haft Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Park Center Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday: Aug. 12 10 am Glenn Rost leading - Cofee and fellowship follow Park River,284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" ar6//e/'=ox .wy 17 West* Park River 284-6086 tolle[son/kneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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