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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014 WALSH COUNTY FARMLAND FOR SALE PERTH TOWNSHIP Donald C. Pich offers for sale the following de' scribed farmland: Parcel NW1/4 of Section 1, Township 155, Range 58 (Approximately 157.3 tillable acres) (20.4 acres in CRP expires September 2024) Written Bids will be received at the Law office of Wes R. Welch PC, 201 Briggs Avenue South, Park River, North Dakota 58270 until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday November 18, 2014. Please submit writ- ten bids by clearly identifying Pich Sale on envelope and price per oarcel. NOT PER ACRE. We accept bids hand delivered, mailed or faxed. All bidders submitting timely written bids on Tuesday November 18, 2014, by 2:00 p.m. are invited to attend the ORAL BIDDING at the Law Office of Wes R. Welch, PC 201 Briggs Ave. S., Park River, ND 58270, on Tuesday November 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. The right is reserved to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price will be due upon day of sale. For Bidding Instructions and Land Details Contact: Wes R. Welch, PC 201 Briggs Ave. S,, PO Box 107 Park River, ND 58270 (701)284-7833 Fax 701-284-7832 Tell us your big news! Contact The Press.. (701) 284-6333 MARVIN-0000 Truck Drivers Marvin Windows and Doors is the world leader in manufacturing made-to-order wood windows. Our company is recognized for quality products, a unique cus- tomer-responsive approach, innovation and continuous improvement, as well as an exceptional safety record. Currently, our Grafton, ND facility has an opportunity for Truck Drivers. Responsibilities include: performing vehicle inspections, prop- erly hooking and unhooking tractor trailers, completing required paperwork, ad- hering to all DOT and federal regulations, delivery and pick-up in 48 states and Canada, and basic truck and trailer maintenance. The ideal candidate will possess: High School diploma or equivalent ,  Must have a CDL license with Haz-Mat endorsement Safe driving record Ability to work independently Physically capable of loading and unloading trailers (frequent lifting/pulling/pushing up to 80 Ibs. unassisted, up to 300 Ibs. with assistance, and the ability to sit up to 80% of the time) Must be able to get along well with others and participate in team driv- ing as needed Marvin Windows offers a comprehensive employment package with competitive wages and great benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, life insur- ance, disability, a 401 k plan, paid time off, paid holidays and much more. Qualified candidates may apply with a letter and resume. Web: E-maih apply.grafton @ Mail: 14835 Highway 17 West, Grafton, ND 58237 Attn: HR Generalist Equal Opportunity Employer Orval Myrvik Orval Myrvik, age 98 of Park Riv- er, ND passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Park River Good Samaritan Center. Orval Hans Alanso Myrvik was born March 29, 1916 to the late John and Anna (Kragro) Myrvik at home in Tiber Township, Walsh County, ND. He was baptized at St. Stephens Church, of which his great grand- father was one of the founders, on May 7, 1916. He attended Tiber School #77 through 8th grade. Following his education, he began farming with his father. On July 17, 1937 he married his childhood sweetheart Clara Emily Flom in Park River, ND. The couple lived and farmed in Grand Forks, rural Park River and the Milton area. The couple had a daughter Mavis Elaine in 1943 and in 1946 the couple adopted Marian Jo- hanna Flom. They moved to Park River in 1959 and he began working for Rustan Construction where he helped build many hous- es as well as businesses. He re- tired in 1980 and for the next 22 years started doing woodcrafts and attending craft shows. In 2006 the couple moved into the assisted living apartments and they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in 2007. Clara passed away in September of 2007 and he moved into the Good Samaritan Center in Novem- ber of 2012. H,e is survived by ':his daughter Mafian (Hamilton) Hurt.t, Hoople, ND, grandchildren: Charlene (James) Snustad, Clinton (Sandra) Sandvik, Deborah (Daryl) Bakke, Catherine (Scott) Deering, Todd Kjelland, Klristi (Michael) Lukas, and Julie (Miguel) Flores, 18 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandtchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Auna, wifeClara, daugh- ter Mavis, brother Arnold, sister Hazel, brother-in-law Alton Thor- son and son-in-laws Chester Sand- vik and Elroy gjelland. Funeral servi, ces were held Fri- day, October 3 1, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at the Our Saviour's Luther- an Church of Park River. Visita- tion was Thursday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the Tollefson Funcral Home of Park River. Interment will be at the St. Stephens Lutheran Cemetery of rural Milton. In lieu of flowers, memorials arc preferred to the Park River Go.od Samaritan Cen- ter, the St. Stephens Cemetery, or the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. An online guestbook is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefs, on Funeral Home of Park River i,; in charge of the arrangements. behalf, of Beatrice Wiste, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Pastor Susan Haukaas for the beautiful Eulogy on Beatrice's life, Tollefson Funeral Services and Hoff Ladies Aid for the hJncheon. Thank you, Leslie Winther for I:)lanning the arrangements and carrying the respOnsibilities of the Service. Also, thanks to all who called. Harvey E Skjerven Harvey E Skjer- ven, age 91 of Grafton, ND passed away Monday, Oc- tober 27, 2014 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. Harvey Freder- ick Skjerven was born July 11, 1923 in rural Grafton, ND the son of the late Edward and Hildur (Peterson) Skjerven. He grad- uated from High School in Park River, ND. In 1944 he enlisted in the United States Army and served with the 3rd Infantry until his dis- charge in 1946. On September 10, 1945 he married the love of his life, June "Dolly" Elshaug. Harvey was a printer all his life, working at the Grafton Record for over 30 years and later operating AMCO Print- ing in Grafton with his son Jeff. He was a lifelong member of Grafton Lutheran Church. He was a very active member of the Grafton American Legion Post #41 for 67 years. He was a mem- ber of the American Legion's Hon- or Guard. He devoted countless hours as chaplain for Post 41, in- suring that all veterans received military honors. He enjoyed gar- dening and putzing in his garage. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Harvey is sur- vived by his wife, June of Grafton, ND; daughter, Jen- nifer (Howard) Welch, Mesa, AZ; sons, Jeffrey (Bon- nie) Skjerven, Grafton, ND and Joel (Colleen) Skjer- ven, Minocqua, WI; seven grandchildren and six great grand- childrefi, brothers: Dean (Leah) Skjerven, Park River, ND; Arnold (Evelyn) Skjerven, Newfolden, MN, sister Arlene (Earl) Rachac, Fargo,ND. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Emie, Gordy and John. Memorial services were held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at l 1:00 A.M. at the Grafton Luther- an Church, Grafton, ND. Visitation was Saturday for one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be at Grafton Lutheran Church. Military rites were provided by the Grafton American Legion Post #41 and the North Dakota National Guard Hon- or Guard. An online guest book is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrange- ments. Bless you all, Joanne Anderson - Walsh County Press o Cl00h 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, Edinburg 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 ( 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.rn. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship Zion Lutheran Church, Hooole Sunday School stating at 9 AM. Church services at 10AM 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) Park Center Lutheran Church, Ru ral Hoople Sunday November 9, 2014- 10:00 AM Joel Hylden speaker, Final meeting with dinner following and congregaticlnal meeting. Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm C0nfirmation class 7pro. 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.m. 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. IRBST UNITED ank&lnsurance 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 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay ThompsonDwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 Hwy 17a,. Park Riv,r BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $0. O0 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 84-6333 TODAT! (;(.1 (".. safflarivan 301 Co. 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Nordmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Bid Freelance Photographer Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Emily Laaveg High School 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.rn: Tuesday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 i:ax 701-284-6091 Email: LETtER/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 or 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 Walsh County Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters must be legible. NIl IIN - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh 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.