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PAGE 7_ THE PRESS OCTOBER 1 2, 201 1 Junice L. Thompson Junice L. Daniel (Barbara), Thompson, age 89 Alliance, Neb; of Park River, ND If you were to perform in passed away Sunday, October 2, a circus, what would you 2011 at the First Care Health Center of Park River, ND. do for your performance? 00unice L. Holt was born June 3, Kyla Spoonland, age 9 Parents: Preston and Katie Spoonland of ParkRiver "A dog trainer." Eric Smith, age 10 Parents: Gordon and Shandora Smith of Pisek "Be a clown." Gm00on Drug makes it TIlE II.1. USTRATED BIBI. E easy... to find your fall fashions. Megan Lorton, age 9 Parents: Mike and Dena Lorton of Park River "Teach a tiger to jump through a hoop." Stop by to see our selection of scarves this season. 1922 in Grafton, ND the daughter of the late Henry and Julia (Serness) Holt. She attended schools in Grafton, graduating from Grafton High School. Following her education she helped on the family farm working in the cook cars. She was united in marriage to Thomas "Tommy" Thompson on September 3, 1941 in Grafton. The couple lived and Mason Wilmer, age 10 farmed near Park River, ND. Parents: Jeff and Carla Wilmer Tommy passed away on Park River of November 13, 1999. Junice "A lion tamer." moved to the Borg Pioneer Memorial Home in Mountain, ND in January of2011. Junice was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople, ND where she was active in the WELCA, taught Sunday school, served as the church financial secretary and treasurer for many years. She was a member of the Walsh County Curling Club, the Countryside Homemakers and was a Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star in Grafton. Junice is survived by her sons: Douglas (Kay), Park River, ND; James (Alyce), Grafton, ND; Richard (Pap), Grafton, ND; Ronald (Jennifer), Park River, ND; Thomas Jr. (Angela), Park River, ND; 20 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and sisters: Dorothy Presteng and Harriet (Murphy) Callahan, both of Grafton, ND; Marilyn Withy, Naples, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two grandchildren, brothers: Ray and Kenny and sisters: Helen and Ruth. Funeral services was held Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hoople, ND. Visitation was Wednesday from 5-7 at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River, ND and Thursday for one hour prior to the service at the church near Hoople. Interment will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Hoople. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. I wish to thank everyone who came to visit me and sent flowers and cards while I was a patient at Unity Medical Center recently. I wish to thank Dr.' Khokha, Joshua Omotunde, Hafeez and the nursing staff for the wonderful care I received. I thank Father Luiten and Father Schroeder for their prayers and the Eucharistic Ministers that gave me my Holy Communion every day. I also wish to thank Home Health Care for coming to my house. Also a big thank you to Mike for mowing my lawn and picking up my mail and anybody I missed. GRAFTON DRUG 501 Hill Avenue. Grafton, 70t 3520831 Hours M-F 9 to 6. Sat 9 to Noon ,: ::.: :.. God Bless you all, Dan Houdek Raymond E. Alkofer Raymond E. Alkofer, age 81 of Park River, ND passed away on Monday, October 3, 2011. Ray was born November 12, 1929 the son of Anton and Louise (Quandt) Alkofer on a farm near Ludden, North Dakota. He served in the United States Marine Corp and was stationed at El Toro Base in California during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1953. On August 10, 1957 Ray married Laura Ann Hesch in Buckman, Minnesota. Ray worked for the Great Northern Railroad and for various Telephone Companies. He taught Telephony at the Wadena Area Technical School in Wadena, MN prior to moving to Park River in 1973. He worked for Polar Telephone Company as Personnel Manager and Safety Director. Ray retired from Polar in 1994 with a total of 45 years in the telephone industry. Ray and Laura did extensive traveling after retiring. Through the years Ray was involved in various community organizations. He was an EMT as well as teaching the class for the Park River Ambulance for 25 years. He was a member of the Lions Club, American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Park River Fire Department and the Park River Community Theater where he enjoyed being in many of their productions. Ray is survived by his wife Laura, two daughters: Mary (Gary) Ramsey, Dickinson, ND; Julie (Bob) Lang, Golden Valley, MN; two sons: bill, St. Paul, MN and Bob (Lara), Rancho Santa Margurita, CA; eight grandchildren: Matthew (Morgan), Rachael and Sarah Ramsey, Katherine and Emily Alkofer, Sally Lang, Owen and Ivy Alkofer and great grandchildren: Thomas and Mary 'Margaret Ramsey, his brother: Tony (Kay) Alkofer, Park River, ND and sister Rose Alkofer Sylmar, California. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Tom in 1987 and brother Lawrence. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River, ND. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Saturday for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Park River, ND. Military rites will be provided by the Paul Farup American Legion Post #147 and the North Dakota National Guard Honor Guard. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. ...Moses turned and went down from the mountain, and the two tablets of the Testimony were in his hand... Now the tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God engraved on the tablets. EXODUS 32:15,16 2011 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. -- Walsh County Press--ChdJrch Directory-- PEMBINA HILLS LUTHERAN, MOUNTAIN ; TRINITY LUTHERAN, EDINBURG Thurs. : 2 p.m. Borg Worship Sun Communion. : 9:15 a.m. Trinity, 10:20 Sunday School at Trinity, 10:30 a.m. Vikur, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at Vikur, Noon visioning meeting atTrinity. Tue.: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg, 9:30 Women's Bible Study at Trinity PARK CENTER LUTHERAN, RURAL HOOPLE Sun., Oct. 16: Park Center Lutheran church will hold an old fashioned pie and ice cream social 7:00 pm. Lots of music, pie and ice cream. Come one come all. Sun., Oct. 23:10:00 Mike Tolivar speaker, fellowship following 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 Sat: 5:00 p.m. Evening Mass SEND IN YOUR CHURCH'S SCHEDULE FAX 284-6091 WCPRESS @ POLA RCOMM. COM ST. PATRICK'S CATHOUC CHURCH, CRYSTAL Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. - Thursday: 7 a.m. ST. 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