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PAGE 2. THE PRESS SEPTEMBER 14, 201 1 Kyle Matthew Munoz Kyle Matthew Munoz, age 34 of Park River, ND passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. Kyle Matthew Munoz was born May 28, 1977 in Golden Valley, Min- nesota, the son of Joe Munoz and Marie (Johnson) Jensen. He grew up in Park River and graduated from the Park River High School. After gradu- ation he worked for several years as a CNA for the Good Samaritan Center of Park River and the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. He was currently em- ployed with Associated Potatoes as a Foreman. Kyle was united in marriage to Laura Daley on Feb- mary 5, 2005 at the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River, ND. " The couple made their home in Park River. Kyle had a passion for life: he loved spending time with his fam- ily and friends. He enjoyed fam- ily barbecues and making others smile by cracking jokes. Kyle is survived by his wife Laura, Park River, ND; children: Aliyah, Alexis, Maison, Kegan, Makenna and Kyden; father Joe Munoz, Round Rock, TX, mother Marie (Don) Jensen, Park River, ND; siblings: Paul (Tara) Munoz, Grand Forks, ND; Yolanda (Mike) Syrup, Park River, ND; Robert (Ce- cilia) Munoz, Hus- ton, TX, Gary (Amber) Munoz, Park River, ND; four step-sisters: Tara, Lisa, Yolanda and Ricki. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. He was pre- ceded in death by his grandpar- ents: Martina and Juan Munoz and Sig and Mary Johnson, step- mother Carmen Munoz and cousin Monica Aguilar. Funeral services were held Fri- day, September 9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River, ND. Visitation was Thursday 'from 5-7 P.M. with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the Me- morial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. An online guestbook is avail- able at www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Editor's Note: The Walsh County Press Asks was not able to fit into this issue. It will return next week/ Thanks for reading. • .2', .... .LuLu BAUBLE LULU JEWELRY SALE • Select styles 20% off • Buy 2 beads, get 1 free sale (excludes rockstar beads) Andy M. Biri Andy M. Biri, age 85 of Grafton, peacefully joined his loving wife on Monday, September, 05, 2011 at the Unity Medical Center of Grafton. Andy M. Biri was born May 20, 1926 in McIntosh, MN the son of the late John and Esther (Myhre) Biri. He grew, up and attended school in Edmore. Following his education he served in the United States Army in the Korean War. Andy married Muriel Peterson on June 10, 1953 at the Park Center Parsonage. The couple made their home in Grafton where he worked as a salesman for Wilson Brothers, and later at Grafton Auto. He was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Grafton, Grafton VFW Post #9367, and the Grafton American Legion Post #41. Andy enjoyed fishing, golfing, yard work, gardening, and traveling; family vacations were especially important to him. He is survived by his son Larry Biri, Grafton, ND: daughter Carol (Jim) Tallacksonl Graftom ND; grandchildren: Andrea (Donny) Riendeau; Amy (John) Suda; Katie (Ryer) Stark; Nathan (Christine) Tallackson; six great grandchildren; brothers: Fred Biri, Devils Lake, ND; Joe (Ann) Biri, Columbus, OH; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and a sister. Funeral services were held Friday, September 9, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Grafton. Visitation was Thursday from 5:30-7 P.M. with a prayer service at 7 P.M. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Interment will be at Grafton Lutheran Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Grafton American Legion Post #41 and the North Dakota National Guard Honor Guard. The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefson Michael B. Peterka Michael B. Pe- terka, 69, Grafton, ND died Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Michael was born October 7, 1941 in Grafton, ND the son of Benedict and Flo- rence Peterka. He was raised and edu- cated in Veseleyville, ND and gradttted fro agriculture school in Crookston, MN. Michael was a lifelong farmer the Grafton area. Survivors in- clude his wife Jeanne; daughters, Jody, Kristen, Lisa, Sara, Erin and Mary; 15 grand- children and a sis- ter, Mary Gall. He was pre- , detta by his parents.  . Funeral Services were private. I Walsh County is looking for a few good EMTs Class begins at 6 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2011 at Valley Ambulance of Grafton located at 13th street and Griggs Ave. Classes run until mid March and will be on Mondays and Thursdays with some weekends. For more information: Jim Restemayer (701)352-9385 or Ryan Lien (701)284-4569. Merna A. Bjerke Mema A. Bjerke, age 97 of Adams, ND passed away on Sun- day, September 4, 2011 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. Merna A. Vigen was born on March 28, 1914, the daugh- ter of the late Ntis and Gina (Bolstad) Vigen. She attended the Dis- trict 100 Silvesta Township School graduating from the 8th Grade. Following her education she worked on the family farm near Adams. She married Herman Bjerke on November 19, 1935 in Adams, ND. The couple lived and farmed near Adams. Herman passed away in 1952 and Mema moved to Grafton and began working in the ladies department at the Reylecks Department Store. Several years later she returned to Adams and worked for many years at the Johnson Store. She moved into the Good Samaritan Center of Park River in January O f 2011. She was a member of Adams Mountain Lutheran Church and WELCA, a lifetime member of the Adams American Legion Auxil- iary, a former member of the Women Professional Business Club as well as the Sigma Chi Mothers Club. She is survived by her son Har- lynn Bjerke, Adams, ND, sisters: Eunice Borgeson, Park River, ND and Gilma McLean, Hillsboro, ND, sisters-in-law: Gladys Vigen, Adams, ND, Lil- lian Vigen, Hills- boro, ND, and Blanche Vigen, Dickinson, ND. Several nieces and nephews also sur- vive. She was pre- ceded in death by her parents, hus- band Herman, brothers: Glenn Vi- gen, Vemon Vigen, Albert Vigen, Lloyd Vigen, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Christ (Anna) Sundvor, Carl (Olga) Bjerke, Knute (Dorothy) Bjerke, Magnus (Pearl) Bjerke, Raymond (Alice) Setness, Otto (Agnes) Bjerke, Vernon (Stella) Rustan, and Joe Bjerke. Funeral Services were held Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at the Adams Moun- tain Lutheran Church of Adams, ND. Visitation was Wednesday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 EM. at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the West Adams Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Adams American Legion Auxiliary or the West Adams Cemetery Fund. An online guestbook is avail- able at www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Walter L. Huebner Walter L. Huebner (91) WAS BORN ON September 19, 1919 in Wichita, Kansas. He was one of nine siblings and also had six stepbrothers and sisters. He served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and the Korean War. He moved to Denver in 1,955 and worked at Power Rental Equipment Co. un- til his retirement in 1984. On July 29, 1962, he married Ruth Thompson, daughter of Lawrence and Blanche Thompson, who was teaching in Denver. They were married at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Park River. Their only Son Brett Lee died in infancy. They visited this area regularly when Ruth's parents were living and still have several friends here. Walt was a longstanding mem- ber of the Masonic.Lodge, El Jebel Shrino and Holy Shepherd ,Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colorado where the resided at the time of his death. He died on Au- gust 19, 2011. A military burial was held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver with a me- morial service following at Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church on Au- gust 26, 2011. Put y0ur."thank y0us" in the Press Call 284.6333 today! -- Wolsh County Press--Church Directory-- PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Thurs.: 2 p.m. Borg Worship Sun Holy Communion.: 9:15 a.m.Trinity, 10:30 a.m.Vikur. TUB.:2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg, 9:30 Women's Bible Study at Trinity ' PARK CENTER LUTHERAN, RURAL HOOPLE Sur . Sept. 25:10:00 service Mike Tolliver speaker fellowship following service ST JOHN'S NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH, PISEK Sot: 5:00 p,m. Evening Mass ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH LANKIN Sun: 8:30 a.m. Morning Mass STS. PETER'& PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, BECHYNE un.: 10:30 a.m. Morning Mass ST, PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCHz CRYSTAL Sundoy Mass: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. • Thursday: 7 a.m. ST, BRIGID OF IRELAND CATHOLIC CHURCH CAVAUER 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:OO a.m. Sunday School/Adult study/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship/Communion/Noisy Offering, 2:00 p.m. Youth Blitz ZION & SOUTH TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCHES Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Zion, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. South Trinity 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) • Wednesday:3:30 p.m. Confirmation VICTORY FREE LUTHERAN CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 11 a.m.Worship, Sunday School 9:4Sa.m. for all ages 3-adult • Wed: 9 a.m. Men's Bible Study • Sunday School Rally Day September 1 lth Potluck after church. Deacon Meeting September 12th 7:00p.m. Council Meeting September 12th 8:15p.m. 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 BAnST CHURCH, PARK RIVER Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship • 10:30 a.m. Fellowship • 11 Sunday School • Wednesday: 7:30 I.m, prayer service a.rn. SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S.SCHEDULE FAX 284:6091 WCPRESS @ POLARCOMM. 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