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. -4~. -.~. o oo *.- . o* o. o . ~ ~. THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018 Pa e 3 OennA. Dmvecky Glenn A. Drevecky, age 78, Joann Okeson, Theda Rye, James originally of Adams, North Dako- Drevecky, and Nancy Kadlec; and ta, passed away on July 27, 2018 at grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. the Good Samaritan Center in Park He is preceded in death by his par- River, North Dakota. ents Theodore and Emily Drevecky, Glenn was born June 19, 1940 to his sisters lone Coleman and Eva- the late Theodore and Emily (Hen- dine Ratliff, and two nieces and a drickson) Drevecky. Glenn served nephew. in the U.S.Army, and then worked A funeral service was held at for more than 25 years as a ma- Tollefson Funeral Home in Park chinist for the Boeing Company in River on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the Seattle area. 10:00 A.M. Visitation was for one He loved hunting and wood- hour prior to the service at the fu- working, and will be remembered neral home. Military rites were pro- fondly for his sense of humor and vided by the Park River American knack for storytelling. Legion Post #147 and the North Survivors include his children Dakota National Guard Honor Keith Drevecky, LeAnna ToweiU, Guard. Interment will be at Sarep- and Laura Smith from his marriage ta Lutheran Cemetery in Adams. to Cheryl Drevecky; his siblings Arrangements by Tollefson Fu- Harold Drevecky, Robert Drevecky, neral Home, Park River. Good Samaritan Society Memorials (Through June 2018) In memory of Lennart Almen Dean & Bev Hurtt Harold & Helen Sundvor Glen & Roberta Hinkel In memory of Karey Amundrud In memory of Doreen Nelson Roberta Charrier Karen Denault Karen Denault Glen & Roberta Hinkel In memory of Marjorie Anderson In memory of Ronald Novak Karen Denault Paul & Lola Hagen In memory of Amanda Askim In memory of Alice Olson Jack & Mary Thompson Carol Lewis In memory of Rose Bartuska Ken & Molly Wiesen Iva Johnson Roberta Charrier Clem &Shirley Dub Joanne Haug Family First United Bank Alice Olson Family In memory ofAdeline Elverud In memory of Donna Olson Paul & Lola Hagen Paul & Lola Hagen Gayle A. Sobolik Gayle A. Sobolik was bom on October 24, 1931, to Bertina and Herman Sobolik, of Fordville, North Dakota. She passed away on December 15, 2017 in Rochester, Minneso- ta where she had been living since 2014. Gayle retired from California State Uni- versity, Fresno as Professor Emeri- ta of Information Systems and De- cision Sciences in the Craig School of Business, where she taught from 1969 to 1999. Her speciality was Business Communication. Gayle received her B.A. degree from Concordia College, Moor- head, Minnesota, in1953; M.A. from the University of North Dako- ta, Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1962; and Ph.D. from UND in 1970. She taught high school classes in Park River, North Dakota; Verona (Italy) American Dependents High School; and Numberg (Germany) American Dependents High School; she taught university classes at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, and at Southern Illi- nois University (EdwardsviUe Cam- pus) before moving to Fresno. She also taught various seminars and workshops for teachers, adminis- trative assistants, and students preparing for the Graduate Man- agement Admission Test. She served as copy editor for two pro- fessional publications of the Craig School of Business as well as edi- tor of many articles, theses, and dis- sertations. She was faculty advisor of Phi Chi Theta business fraterni- ty for over ten years. Gayle believed in and loved education very much, many evenings and weekend hours The Delta Kappa Gamma Society In- ternational, and honorary society for women in educa- tion, which award- ed her an interna- tional scholarship. Gayle was also ac- tive as secretary, re- search journal proj- ect director, and newsletter editor in the Central Section of CBEA. She received honorary state life membership in CBEA. Gayle worked long hours at Fresno State, yet her door was always open to students and faculty to ad- vise or help when needed. She formed lifelong bonds with many international students and faculty and kept in touch with them tmtil her passing. Some of the international students referred to her as their "American Mother". While teaching was her first love, traveling the world was a close second. Gayle visited 46 countries, some more than once. While traveling she learned to be an excellent photographer building an extensive library full of slides and pictures. She would love to share them with clubs, friends, and fam- ily, always teaching and sharing. Gayle is survived by her sister, Marilyn (Lee) Ferguson of Forest River, North Dakota; nephew, Gary (Jami) Ferguson of Forest River, North Dakota; niece, Debra Schall of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; grand niece, Amy (Matt) Kruse and one great grand nephew, Everett Lee of Cedar Rapids, I0wa. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am onFriday August 17, 2018 at the Fordville Lutheran Church. She will be laid to rest be- side her parents at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fordville, North Dako- In memory of Amos Flaten In memory of Harriet Omlie were spent helping others to further ta. their own education. Remembrances may be made to Paul & Lola Hagen Paul & Lola Ha en . ,-, gl Gavlewas a member and officer the donor's charity of choice. m memory OltJrant ettmgsgarao ." - o -- n memory of Edith Froiland OlVanOUS nonorary prolesslonm or- FUNERAL HOME, . . g, ons, Pl Omega P1, Delta Pt FORD ILLE, ND l.; ar0!d & Helen Sundvor Orant Settingsl armLy*' . ":* *.ri ;i&LaraofPatsyCarlson:- 'Heljand f Larry'& om=dahl,She'-r 'was a membef( om1962) '--o omes.com ta=memo" bwarw ! . guestbook: www.bakke- Wayne & Nancy Beli m memory ofrearl lrortgruoen Sandy Novak Lowell & Sonja Bylin Front Page Life: RJ, Mabel, and Richie Sanders from Paul & Lola Hagen In memory of Lillian Jallo Paul & Lola Hagen In memory of Mildred Jallo Wayne & Joan Novak In memory of Keith Knudson Larry & Ann Omdahl Paul & Lola Hagen Wade & Lira Carlson In memory of Helen Lerud Myrlin & Carol Troflgruben Dolores Boe Janelle Davis Judy Troftgruben Donations to our Activities Department Virginia Walker Trinity WELCA Veseleyville pretend they're driving a John Deere wheel loader during Walsh County Road Day held in Park River Have. rea yiO O th.nk you, II We can help Call the Press at 284 6333 Grace La e Grace Laurine (Lien) Loftsgard, aged 94, died peace. fully on August 4th, 2018 at Grace Point Crossing in Cam- bridge, MN. She was born July 7th, 1924 at her family's farm in Park River, North Dakota. Grace graduated from Park River High School in 1943 where she met her future husband of 73 years, Harvey leon Loftsgard. On May 9th, 1945, Grace and Har- vey married and shortly thereafter they moved to Seattle, Washington while Harvey was stationed in the Navy. Returning back to Park River, North Dakota, Grace and Harvey raised their three children. Grace thoroughly enjoyed play- ing the piano, singing in Our Sav- ior's Lutheran church choir and a woman's quartet. Her family fondly recalls Grace sewing clothes and cooking homemade meals for them. Grace also worked in the fam- ily hardware business alongside her husband, Harvey, keeping books for the store. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, constantly reminding her children and grand- children how much family meant to her. Grace and Harvey were very active in their church life, eventu- ally helping start a new church body in the Park River area, Victo- ry Free Lutheran Church. During their retirement years, Grace and Harvey enjoyed residing in Apache Junction, AZ and at- tended Victory Lutheran in Mesa, AZ. In 2010, they moved back to the Midwest and "have resided in Cambridge, MN, the last eight years. Grace was preceded in death by her father and mother Henry and Grace to en) to g d Laurine Lien, bmtber Leonard (Is- abeUe).Lien, sister Hazel (Charles) Ja- cobson, brother Floyd (Orena) Lien, brother Wallace (Hazel) Lien, and sister Esther (Floyd) Rush, brother-in- law Eugene (Pearl) Loftsgard, Laurel (Carol) Loftsgard, and sister-in-law Ruth Larson. Grace is survived by her devot- ed husband, Harvey Leon Loftsgard, Cambridge, MN. Additionally, she is survived by her brother-in law Gene Larson, Park River, ND and sister-in law Eleanor Alexander, Santa Barbara, CA. She leaves behind her three chil- dren: son Gary (Debbie) Lofisgard of Pahrump, Nevada, son Brion (Cindy) Loftsgard of Plymouth, MN, daughter Debora (Clyde) Bloyer of Cambridge, MN. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren: Jessica Ryan (Joshua Kelch), Jason (Annie) Bloyer, Nathan (Brianne) Loftsgard, Joshua (Keri) Bloyer, Jenna (David) Reeves, Cole Lofts- gird, and Victoria Bloyer. Addi- tionally, she leaves behind nine great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Grace's life will be held at Victory Free Luther- an Church in Park River, ND on Thursday, August 9th, at 11:00am. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Victory Free Luther'an'Church; Park River, ND. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is assisting with the lo- cal arrangements. Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2:00pm Borg Worship, Sunday: 10:30am Worship at Gardar, Council Meeting to follow, Monday: 7pm Bible Study. Tuesday: 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg. Wednesday: 7pm Vikur LCW Tnnity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Coffee Hour Tuesday: 9 a.m. Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday: 10:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn (www.plbtriparish org) Saturday: Confession- 4:00 p.m.- Mass- 5:00 pm. Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday: Adoration- 7:00 a.m.- Mass- 8:30 a.m. St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m Sunday Mass: 10:30 am Wednesday: 12 p m Friday: 7 a.m. Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Sat 3:30-4:45 pm. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cn/stai Sunday Mass: 8:30 am, Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. Saturday: 8:30 am Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Pad( River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellowship, 10:00 AM Worship Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 9 a.m. Saturday: Sunday: 8 St. Mary's Catholic Church 9:30 am. 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 9am. Federated Church Worship (Fordville) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Children's Church Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 am. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 am. Bible Study Victory Free Lutheran Church, Pad( River Saturday: 10:00 PM WMF Bible Study. Sunday: 10:30 AM Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baptist Church, Park I ver Sunday: 9:30 am. 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 MJnisW: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyon; Concordia L heran, Edmore, Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma Lu eran, Nekom our RedeemeCs; Fairdaie; Urlit' Luth rah; Brool t Sunday: Holy Communion in Lawton 8 am Nekoma 9:30 am United/Lawton 11 am Concordia/Mountain Bethlehem and Our Redeemer's please worship with neighbors L~I% Park River - 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 7J J FIRST UNITED Grafton " 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Bank & Insurance Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River .) t:me~w,d [ tom 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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