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m.- r in December 2019. Being on the national register gives such properties prestige and allows eligibility for preservation financial incentives. The board forthe Ukrainian Cultural Institute (UCI), based in Dickinson, re- cently voted to make the award. The FPHS collected donations to hire an architectural historian to com- plete a 50-page nomination that was used by the State Historical Socie- ty of North Dakota and later the US. Department of the Interior — as the basis for having the building named to the register. The building went through floods in 1948, 1950 and 1997. The FPHS, however, continued to restore and preserve the building because it defines a part of local history and represents the social and ethnic heritage of mul- tiple communities. ‘ p The FPHS is deserving of the Ukrainian Spirit Award because of its effort to preserve the church building and because of its success with hav- ing the building listed on the National Register, said Richard Volesky, the UCI board member who nominated FPHS for the Spirit Award. The former eastern North Dakota church is older than the state itself. 3, The building dates to 1885 and was built by Icelandic immigrants from both sides of the border of the United States and Canada. By 1937, the : Icelandic Evangelical Lutheran Church congregation decreased in size. ,.< 2 That same year, Ukrainians who had settled in- the area, but were unable to financially build a new church, purchased the building. It was renamed the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. John. The number of Ukrainian parishioners at Pembina, however, declined from the 20 families in the 19205 to only five families by 1987. The church disbanded and the prop- erty that year was given to the FPHS, with an understanding that Ortho- dox services could still be held. The 1,400-square—foot building now is referred to as a church muse- um. The FPHS members also call it their "little jewel on the prairie.“ "We’re very'honored that UCI selected the Fort Pembina Historical So- 1 ciety . . .,” said Pat Cayley, FPHS spokesperson. "It truly is the best piece at ‘f‘ . of news we’ve had all year as with COVID our group was inactive this year, much to our dismay. However, we look forward to 2021 and hope- fully will hold an event at the church museum to formally roll out the des- ignation of St. John’s listing on the NRHP and at that time Will present .1 the SpiritAwar ." '.'.‘ «i 1; The FPHS acted in collaboration with the Pembina County Historic Preservation Commission. "This group was instrumental in the process as they have assisted with prior nominations and also cost shared in fluid— ing," said Cayley. ‘ The UCI continues to maintain its North Dakota Ukrainian Hall of Fame, which is similar to the Ukrainian Spirit Award. However, the Hall of Fame is usually reserved for recipients who have made lifelong or multi-year contributions as defined in UCI guidelines. Memorials Given to the Lyric Theatre in .2020 Eric "Ike" J. Meberg Anna Welch Dayton, Kelly & Hannah Larson Nancy Jensen Richard and Laure Larson Catherine Odden Phillips ,- . . , . . .leflfFlaten .. . ‘-. NarronnsseFarniiy. 2 v ~SelmavCIernetson; r ::‘:=Z Davidflahlen ~ 9 Richard and Laure Larson Shelle & Duane Berg Wayne and Nancy Bell 4 George Lee.» w ‘ ' Dorthy Eklund Shelle & Duane Berg Nancy & Gladwin Jensen Terry Lynn Larson Gladwin "Bear" Jensen Randy Jensen (Buy a Seat Lorie Clemetson Memorial) Dayton & Kelly Larson Laurie & Kevin Jensen Jensen Estate Doris Skavhaug Dr. Charles Lewis Nancy & Randy Jensen Dayton & Kelly Larson Norman Kaste Estella Hagen Nancy & Randy Jensen Nancy Jensen ' v Irene Hankey Alice Midboe Kerry & Larissa Schmitz Nancy Jensen , ture husband, Marlen McLau Diane Marie Diane Marie McLaughlin, age 73 of Lankin, ND, passed away peace- fully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 18, 2020 at First Care Health Center in Park River, ND. Diane Ebertowski was born on Decem- ber 6, 1947, in Grand Forks, ND to Martin and Rose (Stoltman) Ebertowski. She was raised in Ardoch, ND. She attended grades 1-8 in Ardoch and grades 9—12 at Midway High School, graduating in 1965. Diane received the sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist, Confirmation, and Matrimony at St John the Baptist Catholic Church 1n Ardoch. In the summer of 1965, Diane started working as a bookkeeper at the Grafton National Bank. She worked there for 3 1/2 years. During those years is when she met her fu- ghlin. Diane and Marlen were married on a cold day on December 28, 1968, in Ardoch, ND. Diane and Marlen built a home on the family farm in 1972. Diane worked for V0- racek Tax Service typing income tax forms. A daughter, Karla Rae, was born on February 17, 1972. Another daughter, Tracy Anne, was born on July 14, 1974. She was a loving Mother and wife. Diane also worked as a Hair Care Assistant at the Park River Good Samaritan Center in Park River, ND, from September 1995-May 2007. She greatly enjoyed making the women there feel beautiful afier she fixed their hair, and she always re- ceived compliments from the resi- dents and staff. Diane was involved in the fam- ily farm. There were a few times that she managed to get stuck out in the fields, but she enjoyed helping ‘ move vehicles when she was need- ed. Diane cooked countless meals for the harvest crew and delivered them to the field She was especially known for her delicious beef stew. This was always a request and a .3 Wasenqued M NH .1 .Diane’s bobbins included.t1aV-.z. eling with family and fiiends, c00k— . . ing and baking, havirlga large gar- den,’ growing beautiful peonies, . and doing the daily crossword and Jumble puzzles in the Grand Forks Herald. She also enjoyed attending polka fests, camping, and playing. the boardgame Scrabble. Diane never liked losing a Scrabble game! She played countless games with her sis- ters and sisters-in—laws, her daugh- ters and grandchildren, and friends. She enjoyed watching her grand- children in their various school and church activities. Diane and Marlen never hesitated to drive to Towner, ND or Fargo, ND when an activity was going on in- volving their grand- children. Diane had a strong Catholic faith. She attended daily mass as a child inArdoch. She has been a longtime member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lankin. She held every oflice in the Altar So— ciety, something she was very proud of. She was also a Parish Council Member. Diane loved music of all forms." She was a beautiful alto singer in the church choir for several years. She and Marlen were very good dancers together. She taught both of her daughters how to waltz and polka in her dining room when Karla was 9 years old and Tracy was 7. While attending polka fests, the musi- cians aIWays knew Diane’s favorite tunes and would play them just for her. She is survived by her husband, Marlen, and her two daughters: Karla (Wade) Schock of Towner, ND and Tracy (Roger) Price of Reile’s Acres, ND; 5 grandchil- dren: Matthlas (Tessa) Price of Williston, ND, Jesse Price of Reile’s Acres, Tanner Schock, Brady Schock, and Sydney Schock, all of Towner, ND. She has one great grandson, Archie Price of VVrlliston. Surviving siblings are: Rose Ellen (Dan) Dettlofi of New Port Richey, FL and Duane (Jeannie) Ebertows— ki of Tulsa, OK. Also surviving are brother-in-law Gary (Janice) McLaughlin of Lankin, sister-in-law Marilyn (Francis) Praska of Lankin, and brother-in-law Lee (Judy) McLaughlin of Fargo, and several special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Marilyn Miller and Betty Ebertowski, brother-in—law Wade Miller, sister-in-law Carol Ebertowski, her father-in—law Harold McLaughlin, and her mother—in-law Loretta McLaughlin. A walk‘through visitation was held..on..Tuesday, December 22, 2020..fi1om-. 9130711500 AM. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lankin,” 1‘ ND. Aprivate family Mass was held Tuesday at the church. Interment ‘ will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Lankin, ND. Covid-19 restrictions were to be followed and face masks required. Avideo of the servicewillbepostedto the web- site following the Mass on Tuesday. An online guest book is available at: www.tollefsonfunera1home.com The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. , 68 of .Devils “Lake ‘ born on July ‘22, THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23,2020 Ervin J. Harlow, formerly of Park River ND passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Eventide Devils Lake Care Center. Ervin Jonas Har- low, son of Ernest A. and Irene M. (Pe~ terson) Harlow was 1952 at Drayton, North Dakota. He was reared in the Drayton area, attended Kinder- garten at Drayton Public School, the family moved to Cavalier, ND where he attended Cavalier Public School. Ervin graduated from Park River High School. Most of his school years his nickname was “Joey”. He continued his educa- tion at the Walsh County Agricul- tural School and also attended Bottineau School of Forestry. Ervin believed in serving his coun- try and enlisted in the Army Na- tional Guard, but received a Med- ical Discharge soon after enlist- ment. ' . Ervin was at one time married to Betty Ann Slaamod and they were the proud parents of a son Keith. Ervin believed in hard work and to ALWAYS finish any task you start. He worked at various jobs, but always a valued employee. He worked at the Forest River Bean Company, as a warehouse worker in several places in the Park Riv- er area, worked maintenance at the Park River Bible Camp for 10 years, and mowed area cemeteries, taking great pride in keep holy ground well-manicured." Ervin loved the outdoors and he grew up loving the outdoors. He enjoyed trapping, especially beaver, Walsh County Press Church Directory - Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Trinity Lutheran in Edinburg and Pembina Hills Evan- Sunday Mass: 10:30 am - Monday Mass 5:15 pm Wednesday Mass: 12:00 pm Saturday 5 pm St. Mary’s, Park River Sunday: 8:00 am St Luke’s Veseleyville .,Death Notlce " March 7, $1935 — Decembereijz, 2020 Maxine Emiley (Novak) Kadlec, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on the morning of December 17, 2020. There will be a private Mass of Christian burial. ln‘lieu of flowers, the family're- quests memorials be giVen to St. Mary’s High School, the Fargo Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com. he was part of the Park River track team, loved motor— cycles, cars and collecting coins. As a young man, he worked diligently to earn his Eagle Scout Award and he was one of the 4 Eagle Scouts in two generations of Har- low’s which is ex— ceedingly rare. Ervin found love again and married Debbie Moe Goodman of Belcourt. She passed away sever- al years ago. Since 2013, Ervin has been a resident of the Good Samaritan Center and appreciated the love and care he received there. Ervin is survived by his precious son Keith and his wife Melissa and their son, his grandson Derek Har- low of Devils Lake; siblings Rose— mary Harlow, Bismarck ND, Gor- don (Betty) Harlow, Fargo ND, Pe- ter (Cindy) Harlow, Bloomington IN, Frank Harlow, Grand Forks ND; sister-in-law Karlene Har- low of Washington State and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Allen Har- low. . Funeral Services for Ervin were . held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm. at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake ND with the Reverend Lori Broschat, Pastor of First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Park River Me- morial Park Cemetery. The funeral service will be live-streamed through a family members face- book page. Call the Gilbertson Funeral Home for details. Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Regular 9:00 am Church Serviceswith Pastor Kevin gelical Lutheran Church of Gardar and Mountain will be , posting taped worship services on our Facebook page ‘ and YouTube channels. Crossroads Rural Ministry is the name for our Facebook page as well as our Christmas Eve: 6 pm 10 am St. Mary’s Park River Christmas Day: 10:30 am. Christmas schedule: 5 pm. Dec. 24 at St. Luke's 10 am. Dec. 25 at St. Mary's Borg, 10:15 Sunday School Bible Study on Thursdays at 9am St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Crystal Bethel Baptist Church, Park River YouTube Channel. Thursday Mass: 8:00 am Sunday Mass: 8:30 am Please wear masks socially distance! (bethelbaptistparkrivercom) Tuesday MaSS: 8:00 am Saturday Mass: 8:00 am Sunday: 9:30 am worship services have resumed with - Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Christmas Eve: 4 pm. Federated Church, Park River social distancing and Covid procedures in place. The 1 1 Wednesday: No Confirmation, 7 pm Advent devotion '1 r.“ online. Thursday: 4:30 Christmas Eve worship. Sunday: 9:15 am Worship No Sunday School 0 Tuesday: No Bible Study Christmas Day: 8:30 am. Services with Jesse Irvine will be live streamed on Facebook at 10:45 am until further notice. Search Park River Federated Church Christmas Eve Services will be live streamed at 5pm. service will continue to be live streamed on Bethel's , Facebook page. www.facebook.com/bethelbaptistpr Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Park River ‘ (www.parkriveros|c.com) Worship on Facebook Live at 11 AM each Sunday. Act tivities & Events Suspended Until Further Notice. You can also listen to services anytime at parkriveroslccoml Christmas Eve Services on Facebook: 4:30pm High Plains Ministry: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyan; Concordia Lutheran, Edmore; Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma Lutheran, Nekoma; Our Redeemer’s, Fairdale; United Lutheran, Brocket Thursday: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Recorded Service Link will be sent out Holy Communion Nativity of our Lord Friday: Children’s Christmas Program Recorded Service Link will be sent out ' Merry Christmas! Sunday: 10am Recording of Service~United ;., t, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lankin mg, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Tri-Parish Mass Schedule (www.plbtriparish.org) Bechyne - Christmas Day 9:00am Sunday 8:30 am ,, Lankin Christmas Eve 4:00pm ' Saturday 5:00 pm "*" _-' Pisek Christmas Day 12 Midnight and 11:00am ‘ ' Sunday 10:30 am Fordville Presbyterian Church, Fordville Services are suspended at this time Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River The church services will be held with appropriate precautions due to the Covid 19 virus. Wednesday: No Activities Thursday: 5:00 PM Christmas Eve Candle Light Service Sunday: No Sunday School 11 :00 Worship Service Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 9 am. Check Zion Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Facebook for updates. St. Mary’s Catholic Church (www.saintsmrl.org) Public Mass will resume with guidance from Bishop ’ v St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier " Folda in place. See website for details. 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