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PAGE 2 THE PRESS Ab~us:r I0, 2011 V . . . What is the hardest thing about being a kid? Elaina Swartz, 11 Parents: Sherry Currie and Stewart Swartz of Park River "Getting money." Kaitlyn Blake, 10 Parents: Karl and Kimberly Blake of Park River "Probably school." Andrew Koenig, 7 Parents: Dan and Betty Koenig of Park River "Homework." Carson Blake, 8 Parents: Karl and Kimberly Blake of Park River "Homework." PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Thurs. : 2 p.m. Borg Worship Sun.: 9:15 a.m. Trinity, 11:00 a.m. Hallson Church, potluck picnic following. Mon.: 2 p.m. Borg Aux. meets • Tue.: 2:30 :).m. Bible Study at Borg, 9:30 Women's Bible Study at Trinity PARK CENTER LUTHERAN, RURAL HOOPLE iun., Aug. 14:10:00 service Connie Holmen speaker ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sun:8:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, LANKIN Sun.: 10:30 a.m. Morning Mass STS. PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE Sot: 5:00 p.m. Evening Mass SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 WCPRESS @ POLARCOMM. COM Garth C. White T UNITED nk&hsurance Born in Fordville, ND August 19, 1914. Garth White passed away July 24. 2011 at the age of 96. He grew up on a farm near Park River. ND and graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1936 with an Accounting/ Business degree. The first 14 years of his career were spent in Grand Forks. ND and included his involvement with the initial expansion and distribution of electric power to the surrounding rural areas. In 1950, he moved his family to Jamestown, ND where he was the Vice President of Business Affairs at Jamestown College, North Dakota's only private college. While there, he was an active member of Kiwanis. the Masons, and the Presbyterian Church. After 15 years in Jamestown, he and his wife relocated to St. Paul, MN where he served as the Facilities Manager at Macalester College. While in St. Paul, he was especially proud to have served as Governor at: the Kiwanis Minnesota-Dakotas District. After 20 years at Macalester, Garth retired in 1976. He and Milada moved to Voyager Village, a new land development near Danbury, WI. They.had a house built on their heavily- wooded lot and spent the next 25 years there. Garth served as the Village's Golf Course Ranger the entire time. He and Milada were charter members of the Lakeside ._ F llefsox lllJ IIII!-I':1 III: [o]~ I=I Lutheran Church, .... o and they also celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary while living in Wisconsin. Garth and Milada moved to Santa Clarita. CA in 2001 and purchased their home in Friendly Valley to be near the families of their two sons. They became members of the Friendly Valley Methodist Church. Garth was also a member of the Friendly Valley Masonic Lodge and played on the resident golf course. During this ten year period, he remained an avid card-player with other residents as well as his family. Garth was a kind. wonderful man and the respected patriarch of the White Family. As he had always wished, he passed away peacefully. Garth is survived by Milada, his wife of 74 years, a son Lew (Verlyn) White, and a son Paul (Faye) White, all living in Santa Clarita. His daughter Joann (Orall) Johnson lives in Ramsey, MN, and his daughter Jean Franklin lives in San Diego, CA. He is also survived by two sisters (Doris and Coral), ten grandchildren, thirteen great- grandchildren, and a set of new-born twin great-great- grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Lila White. his brother Wendell White. and his grandson Troy Johnson. Richard Wakefield* Gary Chwiatkowski ND. MN Licensed Board Certified H.I.S.* For appt. 1-800-658-3442 31 years setving the area "Dedicated to Your Hearing" • Advanced Digital Technology • 45 Day Digital Hearing Aid Trial • Free Hearing Test & EvaL First Care Health Center Tuesday, Aug 16 9:OO a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grafton Family Clinic Wednesday, Aug 17 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Moss: 8:30 a.m. • Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. • Thursday: 7 a.m. ST. BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOLIC CHURCH, CAVALIER Saturday 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. Coffee Time, 10 a.m.Communion/Worship, 11 a.m. Youth Committee meeting, 2:30 p.m. Good Sam Service, 7 p.m. Concert at PRBC Tue.: 10:30 a.m. text study at PRBC ZION & SOUTH TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCHES Sunday.: 9 a.m. Joint Service at Zion 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 BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALLr ThE PRESS 284-6333 TODAYI. Park River ,,, 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams ,.- 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" ~{~'~r’ i 7 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefs'onjimeralhome, corn 403 Briggs Ave. So.~ P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) 284-6333. FAX: (701) 284-6091 • E-mail: wcpress@polarcomm.com BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAY.I Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron, Rep. OFFICE: 284-6955 my 17East. ParkRiver All the bank you'll ever need/ LANKIN ~ 593-6333 EDINBURG ~ 993-8625 EDMORE ~ 644-2231 PARK RIVER ~ 284-7272 888-593-5993 The Walsh Coun~ Press, Inc. (U.S.RS. PUb. No. 665320) is published weekly on We&msdays tbr $34.00 per year in Walsh Count, $38.00 for out of cotmty. $42100 per year for the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building. Park River, North Dakota. Please allow 3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) / Periodicals postage paid at Park River, N.D., and additional mailing office POSTMASTER: Send address / changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing Publisher 11 1st Ave. NE, Roll& ND 58367 Allison Climb Editor-in Chief Terra Linn Office Manager Caylee Hunter Intern Larry Biri Freelance Photographer Orville Lovaasen Orville Cyril an~ • } great- Lovaasen. beloved gr~nd~61aildren. father, grandfather and he will be and great- greatly .missed by grandfather, died on hi~ beloved July 13 at the age of " _famt'!y. ~ 87. He was born on Preceded in February 16. 1924 in "" deatI£ b~) "i~arents Walsh County on a ale and Catherine farm near Park (Madland) River. North Lovaasen; first Dakota. Orville wife of 45 years worked on the LaVae .~ Gruette) family farm until Lovaasen in 1992: age 17. He worked second wife of in the Twin Cities for a short years lnez (Sohns)Gunderson i~ time. moved to California to 2002; daughter-in-law Marleen work in defense plants and for (Foster) Lovaasen in 1997: and Pacific Greyhound Bus Lines. siblings and siblings-in-law moved back to Minnesota for Lloyd Lovaasen, Marvel Northland Greyhound Bus (Lovaasen) and George Jacenko, Lines, and finally worked for Jeanne (Lovaasen) Seng, Werner Continental Freight Richard Lovaasen, and Carol Lines for 36 years and retired in (Lovaasen) Copley, Leslie 1984. Orville lived in Mound, Gruette. Duane Gruette. Vern MN for many years and later in Gruette, Effie (Gruette) Rhode, Waconia. MN. Gail (Gruette) Goodwater. and Orville had many interests Beth (Gruette) Batdorf. and hobbies. He was a licensed Survived by children private pilot, a licensed amateur Catherine Lovaasen. Mary radio operator (call was KOMFB (Lovaasen) and Peter Forsmark, since 1957), a member of the David Lovaasen: step-daughter Minnetonka Clippers Joyce (Sohns) and David Barbershop Chorus, a member of Sawvel; grandchildren Andrew Button Box America, a member Forsmark, Jessica (Lovaasen) of the Twin Cities Harmonica and Jan Boetel, Claire Forsmark, Society, a longtime member of and Alice Lovaasen; great- the Sons of Norway, and a grandchildren Abigale and member ofTeamstersLocall20. Amelia Boetel: brother and .Orville was a self-taught sister-in-law Luve for the quick musician who enriched the lives reply, rne and Barbara Lovaasen; of his family and friends with his siblings-in-law Jeanne Lovaasen, musical talents by singing and Gail Lovaasen, Bob and Patty playing the fiddle, guitar, piano Seng, Betty Gruette, and Karen and organ. He loved learning Gruette. about everything, through public Orville's family would like to television and many books. He say a special thank you to Dr. could fix just about anything. He Todd Holcomb and super nurse was so interested in and caring of Annette. the staff of Ridgeview others and was known for his Home Health Care and Hospice, great listening and and the staff at Marie Steiner communication skills. Orville Kelting Hospice House. enjoyed using the computer and Memorial service was held, staying in touch with his many. July 23 at the Johnson Funeral dear relatives and friends. He Home in Waconia.. MN, . was~-atways so~ especially "memoriat-eomributions may ~e .delighted to spend much time made to' Twin Cities Public with his precious grandchildren Television (www.tpt.org). Sunshine Kids Center Preschool in Park River has openings for the fall! For more information contact Sail at 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, 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 &m. worship • 10:30 a.m. Fellowship - 11 a.m. Sunday School. Wednesday: 7:30 p.m~ prayer service 301 Co. Rd 12B • ParkRiver d • Ph. 284-7115 P~,,, m~,~ Fax 284-7117 BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! 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