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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015 Rmsell Charles Russell Charles Shortridge passed away quietly in Wal- nut Creek, Calif. on June 7, 2015, a few weeks shy of his 94th birthday. Russell was born to Wesley and Nan- cy Bloomquist Shortridge on Au- gust 21, 1921 in Grey Township near Hannah. He attend- ed elementary and high school at Grey Consolidated School. After graduation, he attended North Dakota Agriculture College (now NDSU) in Fargo. His college ed- ucation was interrupted in his senior year with the advent of WWII. As an active member of ROTC, he went directly into the U.S. Army Officers candidate school and was deployed to the European Theater. In 1944, he married his longtime love Isabelle Ryan (Hannah) at Camp Clai- borne, LA. Prior to deployment he served for 27 months of combat duty and received the bronze star for heroic achievements during the Moselle River Campaign and the Purple Heart for injuries received. He returned to North Dakota with the rank of Captain and enrolled for his remaining semester at NDSU and earned a degree in agri- culture. In 1946, he accepted a po- sition teaching agriculture at the Smith-Hughes Agricultural School in Park River, holding that position until he started grain and dairy farming in Nekoma in 1952. In Sho dge early 1957, he and Isabelle and their children Sharon and Jim moved to Fresno, Calif. when he became the Hol- stein field man for 1967 they moved to Los Angeles and he accepted a posi- tion as the Director of Education for the Dairy Council of California. He also published a number of books on educational theory. Upon his retirement in 1986, they returned to Fresno. Russell is survived by his daughter Sharon Detjens (Mar- tinez, Calif.), son James and daughter-in-law Pat Shortridge (Los Osos, Calif.) and five grand- children and one great grandson. His sisters Alice Olson (Park Riv- er), Donna Kingzett (Munich), Joann Haug (Minneapolis, Minn.) and brothers Calvin Shortridge and wife CyriUa (Grand Forks) and Jack Shortridge and wife Daunine (Denver, Colo.). He is also sur- vived by many, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Alayne Short- ridge and wife Isabelle with whom he was married for 64 years. Rus- sell was laid to rest with military honors beside Isabelle at the san Joaquin National Cemetery in Gustine, Calif. He is greatly missed by his many friends and large extended family. County, increase of 20.94 percent; Sheridan Connty, increase of 17.98 percent; and Dunn County, in- crease of 17.30 percent ...... Sales & Purchases First Quarters 2014-2015 Counties Cavalier County - down 8.85%, from $7,282,105 to $6,637,038 Pembina County - up 14.42%, from $9,229,563 to $10,560,368 Walsh County- down 16.52%, from $18,155,441 to $15,156,494 Cities Cavalier - up 18.15%, from $4,160,229 to $4,915,263 Gmfton - down 23.30%, from $12,781,482 to $9,803,927 Langdon- down 9.18%, from $6,541,669 to $5,940,909 Park River- up 4.87%, from manufacturing industry with a $41 million increase (16.95 percent in- crease), the utilities industry with a $26.1 million increase (59.78 per- cent increase), and the accommo- dation and food services industry with a $25.6 million increase (6.13 percent increase). "The retail trade industry con- tinued to stand out in the first quarter," noted Rauschenberger. "The 3.12 percent increase is still well above the rate of inflation." Of the 50 largest cities in Noah Dakota, the highest percent in- creases for the first quarter of 2015 (compared to the first quarter of 2014) were as follows: Walhalla, increase of 39.77 per- cent; Linton, increase of 19.65 percent; Cavalier, increase of 18.15 percent; Larimore, increase of 17.72 percent; and Minot, increase of 10.76 percent. Counties with the highest per- cent increases for the first quarter of 2015 (compared to the first quarter of 2014) were as follows: Sargent County, increase of 41.83 percent; Sioux County, in- crease of 27.45 percent; Bottineau $3,251,089 to $3,409,429 Walhalla - up 39.77%, from $953,212 to $1,332,295 The complete first quarter 2015 North Dakota Sales and Use Tax Statistical Report can be accessed online at www.nd.gov/tax. Badyam (Cole) California, Arizona Barbara (Cole) and Nevada. InKalgard, age 79, of Park River, ND passed away peace- fully and surrounded by her family onAu- gust 17, 2015 at Good Samaritan nursing center, Park River. The youngest of ten children in her immediate fam- ily, she was born August 6, 1936 to the late Norman and Anna (Kadlec) Cole of Park River. She received her education from the Park River Elementary School and the Walsh County Agricultur- al School in Park River. She was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Myron Kal- gard, in 1954. Together they raised a family of five children. Myron passed away December 31, 2010. Barbara lived her life as a home- maker, but for several years took time to work in several different de- partments at the Walsh County Press, predominantly typesett'mg the newspaper. She also wrote several columns including the weekly "Streams in the Dessert" and "Special Person Award" and others of interest. She also worked for a time at Wayne's Variety and Gitis in Park River. She is survived by her family of 5 children: Sheila Kalgard of Far- go, ND, Kim Kalgard and his wife Anna of Park River, Julie Kal- gard of Grand Forks, ND, Chad Kalgard of Park River and Wade Kalgard of Park River, five grand- children: Kory Kalgard of Park River, Lindsay (Josh) Jelinek of Pisek, ND, Kiley Kalgard and her friend Andrew Dusek of Grafl0n, ND, Jason Kalgard of Grand Forks, Thus says the Lord God, "Woe to the footish who are following their own and have seen nothing. 0 Israel, your prophets have ND, Kali (Justin) Shannon of Pleas- ant Hills, IA, step- grandsons: Jan Elias of Brno, Czech Republic, Jiri Marek of Win- nipeg, Canada, five great-grandchil- dren: Gunnar Kal- gard, Jaylie, Cadance and Keira Jelinek and Rylie Shannon, brothers: William (Heather) Cole of Willis- ton, ND, Dennis (Minnie) Cole of Park River, Norman (Marie) Cole of Grand Forks, ND, sisters: Dorothy Libby of Mesa, AZ, Willane (Roland) Ulstad of Madi- son, MN, and Norms (Wes) Larson ofWilliston, ND, sister-in-law Ju- liann Cole of Sun City, AZ and sev- eral nieces and nephews. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Myron, parents Norman and Anna Cole of Park River, brothers: Harvey and Duane Cole, sister, Evelyn Bowen, broth- ers-in-law: Norbert Libby and Theron Bowen, sisters-in-law: Naomi (Parks) Cole and Erna (Flaten) Cole. Funeral services were Monday, August 24, 2015 at 10:30A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation was Sunday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at Golden Valley Cemetery, Rural Park Riv- er. An online guest book is avail- able at: www:tollefsonfuneral- home.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. like foxes among ruins." Ezekieil3:4 2015 by King Features Syndicate, Inc, World rights reserved. Raymond Thomas Hebert Raymond Thomas Hebert, 85, of Mountain, ND passed away Satur- day, August 15, 2015, at the Pembili- er Nursing Center in WalhaUa, ND. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier, ND. Burial was at St. Cloutilde Catholic Cemetery, Mil- ton, ND. Raymond T. Hebert was born September 15, 1929, in Cavalier, ND to Merrill and Elizabeth (Kel- so) Hebert. He was raised on the family farm and received his edu- cation in Milton, ND. In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis, Washington and was very proud to serve in Korea for one and a half years. After the service, he re- turned to the Milton area working for farmers and Bakke Homes. From June 1974 to December 1996, Ray was employed at the Cavalier Air Force Station, achieving rank of Lieutenant. On October 14, 1995, he married Inga Laxdal at Vikur Lutheran Church in Mountain. She preceded him death on October 3, 2006. Raymond was a member of St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier. Survivors in- clude his daughter, Debbie (Steven) ...... Skovgaard; grand- children: Jennifer, Heather, Christo- pher (Shannon), William (Kayla), Arien (Jessica); great-grandchildren: Andrew, Glenna, Tristan, Breanna, Jerrod, Avery, Syd- ney, Hannah, Jayden, Kadie, Liam, Molly, and Poe; special family: Dave and Annie Heibert; siblings: Marlene (Richard) Branaman, Lor- raine (Bill) Joshyn, Robert (Cindy) Hebert; sisters-in-law and brother- in-law: Oma Hebert, Jane and Sid- ney Laxdal, Jennifer Armstrong, and LuVem Bredick. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Also preceding him in death were his parents, sister, Florence De- nault; brothers: Chuck, Paul, and Don Hebert. Celebrant, Rev. Fr. Robert Pecotte; Music: Ann Kraft, Cantor and Larry Collins, Accompanist; Military Rites: Bjomson-Sigfusson Post #227, Mountain American Legion and the Noah Dakota Fu- neral Honor Guard; Honorary Pall- bearers, All of Ray's Family and Friends. Online guestbook at swww.askew funemlhome.com I Front Page Life: The Elementary sign sits in the hallway as moving likes place all around it. The elementary classes moved up to the main floor of the Park River School. How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help bu on, which automatically dials the Life!inc. 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. 2a4 711 s St;eiety PaP; .hter Lttetme PAItK Rlvtla Go0d Samaritan Campus J Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 10:30 worship Gardar. Tuesday: 2:30 Bible Study at Borg Tdnity Lutheran, E nburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Coffee Hour, Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 8:30 p.m St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.p ripadsh.org/) Sunday 10:30 p.m. Sis. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 p.m. St. Patnck's Catholic Church, Cn/stal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a,m. St Bdgid 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 Savi0ufs Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: Coffee Fellowship 9 a.m., 10:00 AM Worship w/Pastor Reuben Schnaidt/Communion rion Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday School stating at 9 a.m. Church services at 10 a.m. 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) V' tory Free LutheranChurch, Park River Sunday: Coffee Fellowship 10:30 AM, Worship Service 11:00 AM Sunday:9 Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg a.m. Church Services/10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baplist 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. Sunday, Park Center LLdheran Church, Rural Hoopte Sept. 13- 10:00 AM Joel Hylden speaking- Coffee and fellowship following service. 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