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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY. PRESS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 - " " ........ Margaret D. Gutterud Margaret D. Gut- terud, age 92 of Park River, ND passed away on Sat- urday, September 20, 2014 atthe First Care Health Center of Park River. Margaret Donna Gillespie was bom May 22, 1922 in Park River, ND the daughter of the late Archie D. and Sarah (Storey) Gillespie. She grew up and attended school in Park River, graduating from the Walsh County Agricultural School. F01!gwing her education she was employed at a bank in Grafton. Margaret was united in marriage to Melvin Guttered on January 26, 1946 in: Park River. Margaret worked as the office manager of the Walsh County ASCS office for many years, retiring in 1981. They enjoyed spending their winter months in Mesa, AZ. Melvin passed away on July 4, 2007 and Margaret continued to make her home in Park River and Mesa. She was a member of Our Sav- iour's Lutheran Church of Park Riv- er, Our Saviors Lutheran Church of Mesa, AZ the Order of Eastern Star and the Sons of Norway Vaarliv Lodge of Fairdale. Margaret en- joyed spending time with family and friends, as well as playing cards, cooking, baking and shop- ping. She is survived by her son-in-law, John D. Sylvester, Mankato, MN; grandchildren: Sarah (Jim) Sylvester Grif- fith, Carpentersville, IL and Matthew (Morgan) Sylvester, Minneapolis, MN; great grandchild, MacKenzie and sev eral nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Enid, brother, Walter and sisters: Mary Erickson, Effie Lindgren and Gladys Lewis. Funeral services will be Wednes- day, September 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation was Tuesday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. The family would prefer me- morials to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Park River or a charity of their choice. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Harold C. 'Doc' Skibicki Harold C. "Doc" Skibicki, age 85, passed away on September 20, 2014 at 4000 Valley Square- Woodside Village, Grand Forks, ND. Harold was born August 21, 1929 to Stanley and Matilda (Hol- werda) Skibicki. He was raised and Legion. He is survived by a brother Donald (Charlotte) Skibicki of Britt, MN; sisters, Arlene Vein of Grand Forks, and Dorothy Smes- tad of Fordville; sisters-in-law, Harold Trosen, Lake Park, MN; educated in rural FordviUe, ND. along with several nieces and FIarold ehllsted in the United States nephews Harold jspreeeded in Army, s K0 Con  : death by his pareras,'his wife and flict. Upon returning to FordviUe he was employed in farm related work. On June 11, 1959 he rnarried Mary Ellen Trosen at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Conway, ND. The couple lived in rural Gilby, ND, where they were employed. "Doe" took over the family farm and they moved to Fordville in i960 where they built a home. The couple spent several winters in Texas. Upon re- tirement they moved to Grand Forks. Harold was a member of the Rotnem-Abel Post #274, American a brother, Marvin. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm with a visita- tion one hour prior at Havig-Heen Auditorium, 4000 Valley Square in Grand Forks. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fordville, ND. Arrangements are with Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 S. 42nd St., Grand Forks. Online guest registration is available at Karen L. Flanagan Karen L. Flana- gan, age 71 of Gar- dar, North Dakota died at the Wood- side Village in Grand Forks, ND, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Sep- tember 17, 2014. Karen L. Mullen was born June 1, 1943 in Grafton, ND the daughter of the late Thomas and Esther (Bergman) Mullen. She grew up and attended school in Crystal, ND. Karen was united in marriage to Daniel Flanagan on Au- gust 18, 1962 in Crystal, ND. The couple made their home in Gardar. Karen was employed at the Borg Pioneer Home in Moutain for 25 years, retiring in 2008. She became a resident of the Borg Home in 2010 and in 2012 she moved to Woodside Village. Karen was very active in the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Crys- tal and Gardar Lutheran Church in Gardar. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Karen is survived by her chil- dren: Kelly (Kenna) McCurry, Lansing, KS; Daniel (Shanna) Flanagan, Mountain, ND; Kathy (Brad) Costello, Grand Forks, ND; eight grandchildren: Keaton (Nicole) Flanagan, Courmey (Chris) Nygard, Haft (Bryan) Olson, Kilen Flanagan, Matthew and Jacob McCurry and Braden & Lily Costello, two great granddaughters: Aspynn Nygard and Fallyn Olson, her sisters: Colleen (Jim) Langerud, Hoople, ND and Patti (Jim) Cameron, Crystal, ND. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Daniel on Sept. 15, 1993. Funeral services were held Sat- urday, September 20, 2014 at I 1:00 A.M. at the Gardar Pioneer Church, Gardar, ND. Visitation was Satur- day for one hour prior to the serv- ice at the church. Interment will be at Gardar Cemetery. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Ftmeral Home of Edinburg is in charge of the arrangements. Gordon L. Solseng Gordon Solseng, 84 of Coquille, Ore. died August 21, 2014. A memorial service was held at the Coquille Christian Communi- ty Church on Sept. 6,.2014. Gordon is survived by his wife, Hester, 4 daughters, Josie, Janet, Marianne and Anne, 2 sons, Ed and Joe; all in the Washington area, 10 grandchildren and sisters, Jane Tveit of Northwood, ND, Ruth Studley of Niagara, ND and broth- er, Lewis Solseng of Park River, ND. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Myr- fie Solseng of Larimore, ND, sis- ter, Vada Murphy and brother Paul Solseng. Blance L Svir January 28, 1918 = August 20,2014 Blanche L:Svir, 96, passed way in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by her family. She was bom in Greenbush, MN. Blanche at- tended and was a devoted member of St. John Catholic Church. Blanche worked at Memori- al Hospital for 30 years. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, playing bingo and casinos. Together Blanche and George op- erated pony rides in the area for 18 years. They left North Dakota in 1949. Blanche was preceded in death by her husband, George. She is sur- vived by sons, Dar- win (Butch), Dwight, and Gary of Vancouver, and Terry of Spokane; daughters, Joan Krout and Marcy O'Leary; and 59 grand, great-grand and great-great grandchildren. Graveside services were August 30, 2014 at Evergreen Memorial Gar- dens, Vancouver, WA. Dennis Carlson Dennis Carlson, age 85, of Fordville, ND, passed away Tuesday, Septem- ber 16, 2014 at First Care Health Center in Park River, ND. Dennis Eugene Carlson was born May 1, 1929 onthe Carlson Family Farm in Cleveland Township, the son of Berent "Ben" and Johanna (Thomp- son) Carlson. He was raised, grew to manhood and received his edu- cation in Cleveland Township. Dennis served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Marlys Corah on Oc- tober 24, 1954 in Trinity Lutheran Church of Lankin. He was a life- long resident and farmer in Cleve- land Township on the Carlson Family Farm. Surviving members of his fam- ily include his wife Marlys; chil- dren: Craig (Janice) Carlson, San Diego, CA; Christine (Jeff) Fer- guson, Grafton; Rick (Jennifer) Carlson, Fordville; grandchildren: Nicholas Carlson, Kirsten Fergu- son, Meghan Bryd, Sami (Mark) Huso, Holly (Travis) Stegman, Whitney Carlson, Landon Wood and Bryce Wood, great grandchil- dren: Nevaeh Huso, Taven Huso, Griffin Huso and Drake Stegman, brothers: Leslie (Judy) Carlson, Wadena, MN; Ronnie Carlson (Ila Loken), Michigan, ND; sisters: Delores Wermerskirchen, Crystal, MN and Joanne (Jfm) Zander, Buf, falo, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents daughter-in-law i Fedelia Carlson; and brothers: Sheldon Carlson, Carroll Carlson, Urban Carlson and Dor- man Carlson. FUN E R AL SERVICES: 11-00 a.m. Saturday, Sep- tember 20, 2014 at Quale Luther'- an Church, rural Fordville. VISITATION: Friday, Sep- tember 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service held in Qua[e Lutheran Church. Visitafitn will also be held for one hour pri- or to the funeral on Saturday. INTERMENT: Quale Church Cemetery. MILITARYHONORS: Bosh Ryba PostNo. 157 of the Lankin American Legion and the North Dakota National Guard Honor Team. BAKKE FUNERAL HOME, FORDVILLE, ND Online guestbook: www.bakke- Officiating will be Rev. Susan Haukaas. Music selections will be provided by Joan Huso, Organist and Nevaeh Huso and Mary Ral- ston as the Soloists. Casket bear- ers will be Arvid Carlson, Randy Carlson, Dean Carlson, Warren Carlson, Shannon Novak and Paul Gilbertson. II Even the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times; [1 and the turtledove, the swift, and the swallow II observe the time of their coming. But My people do not know the judgment of the Lord. ]EREMIAH 8:7 2Ot4 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved This week's Front Page Life: Peyton Cole looks I I somewhat startled as she p.lays'her .saxaphone I in the Aggie marching band.during e. -fiomecoming parade. Walsh County Press Church Directory Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:15 Worship at Trinity 10:30 Worship Vikur. 9:15 Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinrg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship. 10:15 Sunday School Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 10:30 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin (www.plbtriparish.org0 Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 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 Sunday: 9:00 a,m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday School stating at 9 AM. Church services at 10AM St. Mary's Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.n 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) Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Sunday September 28, 2014-- 10:00 AM Pastor Wayne Olson, coffee and fellowship following Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm Confirmation class 7pm. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Study, 7 pm Adult Bible Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a.m. Worship service 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 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,mi: Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams : Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship Apostolic Faith Church, Park River Services at the Park River City Building Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pm, 'FMSTMNITED ",__Bank & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay ThompsonDwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 Hwy 17East. Park River BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! 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No. 665-320) Perkx:lcak postage paid at Park River, N.D., and  mailing office POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Biri Freelance Photographer Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Emily Laaveg Summer Intern Chris Larson Sports Reporter Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an internal error. BUSINESS HOURS The Walsh County Press is open from 9:30 a.m_ to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday timaugh Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noo Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: wcpress@polarcomcrm ." LEITER]AREA VOICES POLICY The Walsh County Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people 9r organizations. - The Walsh County Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The Welsh County Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opiniois expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters m lira  ii mmf>.;  must be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Welsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. Official newspaper of the City of Park River, the City of Edinburg, the schools of Park River, and the schools of Valley-Edinburg.