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I aaries Kay Hawkins Kay Hawkins, 51, Chehalis, Dec. 28, at Hospice Longview. was born Aug. 19, 1947, ,nald H and Elsie (Mielitz) becoming ill, she had been by the Federal Emergency Agency. ago, Hawkins moved to Castle Rock, where she since 1972. member of the Lighthouse and of the American Legion Hawkins enjoyed the ors, and going fishing and She enjoyed growing flowers egetables in her garden, lighthouses of all shapes working jigsaw puzzles, time with her family. 1, 1972, she married thur O. Mielitz at Liberty Place in at the Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, O. Mielitz of Centralia, passed was 1902 to and (Myers) in nk, Sou'th a. He was th of 17 He married Ruth O. Whiting 19, 1932 in Milbank, S.D. To was born one daughter: (Mrs. Donald French) of ia and three sons: LaVerne of MN., Wesley of Centralia y of Centralia. He is also 15 grandchildren, 25 great 1 brother and 2 sisters. Arthur and Ruth were farmed for many years in and Minnesota. In 1960 Witte services for Bruce A. 51 of Ortonville were held Jan. 14, 1999 in Abiding Lutheran Church at Donald Hawkins. He survives her at the family home. Also surviving are four sons, Kenneth Hawkins, Kelso; Bryan Brown, Bonney Lake; Steven Brown, Vader, and Jeffrey Hawkins, Castle Rock; two daughters, Catherine Hawkins, Fort Mill, S.C., and Kelley Vice, Tillamook, OR; her parents, Donald and Elsie French, Centralia; two brothers, Darrell French, Rochester, and LuWayne French Centralia; two s'isters, Gloria Rodriguez, Rochester, and Linda Sandstrom, Addy, Wash.; and 21 grandchildren. Remembrances may be donations to the Hospice Care Center, Longview. A private family memorial service will be held later. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Mortuary Service's Chehalis Chapel. they moved to Centralia where Arthur worked in construction, including the Centralia Steam Plant where he worked until he retired at the age of 77. Following his retirement he enjoyed being with his family and many friends. He took great pride in his yard work and flowers. He also enjoyed traveling. Arthur took care of his home and yard by himself until his illness. He did his own cooking and cleaning and even canned fruit. He was a great inspiration to everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth in 1990, by I great grandson, 6 brothers and 7 sisters. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 31, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at Sticklin Funeral Chapel. Rev. Richard Barada officiated. Interment was at Claquato Cemetery. Pallbearers were Darrell French, LuWayne French, Kary Mielitz, Joseph Mielitz, Bill Sandstrom, Kenneth Hull. was Rev. David Organist was Donna Son. Pallbearers were Larry Gall Chase, Mike Magnuson, Kent Novak, and Neal honors were by Big Stone #3964. Interment was Ortonvilie. " " Allen Witte was born Nov. Calvin Arnold and Joyce Witte at Ortonville. He in the Lutheran Church in the Congregational attending Spring Lake Park heel, Bruce enlisted in the set:ved four years, including one year of active duty in Viet Nam. He was awarded the Purple Heart. Bruce's interests included fishing, hunting and sports. He enjoyed working with family history and collecting photographs of family members. Mr. Witte passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, having reached the age of 51 years, 1 month, and 25 days. I OTR Driver Training EARN $30,000 + Annual Income 10 Week Training Course. Classroom plus paid OJT. Become a professional over-the-road truck driver, Call Chuck or Keith (701) 282-9475 or ,, 1-800-437-4132 for next class schedule RTB LXmlt=D .OZJO Mark Carlson rites Wednesday Funeral services for Mark Carlson, 35, of Graceville, will be held at 10 a.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999 in the Holy Rosary Church at Graceville. Visitation will also be at the church Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service. Survivors include his wife, Valorie of Graceville; his mother, Delores (Marshall) Miller of Bella Vista, AR; his father, Martin "Punk" (Ginger) Carlson of Graceville; five children, Matthew, Ashley, Zachary, Chelsie and Angela, all at home; six sisters, Barbara (Rick) Beyer of Bloomington, Cathy Gronfield of Fayetteville, AR, Mary Jo (Don) Stueve of Dumont, Sally Carlson of Alexandria, Carol (Chuck) Bauer of Graceville, and Bonnie Carlson of Clinton; one brother, Larry Carlson of Graceville; three step brothers, Todd (Sandy) Sletten of Oakdale, Gary Sletten of Eden Prairie, and Brian (Lisa) Sletten of Alberta. Larson Funeral Home of Graceville is in charge of arrangements. Out of respect for the Carlson family, all Carlson oil businesses will be closed on Wednesday. Schultz in treatment Clint Schultz, Sr. of Ortonville is hospitalized today at the Veterans Hospital in Fargo, for treatment of lung cancer. He will be confined there for about two to three weeks. Anyone wishing to write him may do so at the following address: VA Hospital, Room 3106, 2101 Elm Street, Fargo, ND 58102. Sons of Norway next meet Feb. 4th Sons of Norway, Milbank Lodge, will not be meeting this Thursday evening, Jan. 21st. Next meeting will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4th at Trevett's Blue Room. Survivors include one daughter Jennifer Witte, of Minnesota; three brothers, Larry (Pamela) Witte of Addresses needed Kenai, AK; Larry Chase of St, Cloud,- for and Gall (Ruth) Chase of Anoka; /All OUrl)OI reunion in 2000 many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews; two great nephews; and extended family from Alaska, Marilyn Callahan and family. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents. Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville was in charge of arrangements. The OHS Alumni Association wants to make sure the list of addresses is correct of former students from Ortonville High ' School. They are asking all area residents who can supply current addresses of their graduates to send them to Ann Lundberg at 112 NW 4th St., Ortonville. For example, if Jane Streed sends us her families addresses, it avoids 11 individual requests. They need updated lists by the end of 1999. If you want to call in an address, there is an answering machine at 320- 839-3540. We thank everyone for cooperating! V you are remembered is as important as the way you've lived your life. be Bellingham school news , ,!!, ,i Monday, 1-18 Open Gym 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, 1-19 BBB (H) Grant- Deuel at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, 1-21 School Board meeting at 3:00 p.m. in the H.E. room Friday, 1-22 End of the 2nd quarter MENU Breakfast Monday--Sugar donut, sausage link, apple juice and milk. TuesdayEgg patty, toast, grape- apple juice and milk. WednesdayFrench toast, syrup, pine apple juice and milk. ThursdayJJelly donut, toast, orange juice and milk. FridayAssorted cereal juice and milk. Lunch MondayBeef ravioli, green beans, pineapple chunks, bread sticks, and chocolate milk. Tuesday--Roast beef on bun, nachos with cheese. pears and milk. WednesdayMini corndogs, tater tots, coleslaw, white cake, and milk. ThursdayPattymelt, mixed vegetables, apple slices, rice krispie bars, and milk. Friday--Cheese pizza, lettuce salad, orange, bread and milk. i irl Soybean cyst nematode meet in Graceville Attention area farmers and other interested persons: A Soybean Cyst Nematode Meeting has been scheduled for Feb, ,!: 5th beginning at 1 p.m. at the Graceville Community Center. :,: Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, Southwest Experiment Station at Lamberton, will be guest speaker. Plan to attend and bring your neighbor. Value Buy a DIRECTV System, subscribe to Total Choice PLATINUM from Pegasus Satellite Television, activate USSB,  and get over $200 in FREE programming. Access to over 225 channels including your favorite cable networks, STARZ!, the Encore Media Networks and more! Premium movie channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and morel The most choices in regular season sports! Up to 55 pay per view movies every day! Experience the ultimate in home entertainment. Contact your local DIRECTV or call 800-405-3727 Big Stone Cellular Ortonville, MN 320-839-3264 888-839-3265 Bob's TV Milbank, SD 605-432-6491 'n Ends 'Sa MUNDWILER FUNERAL HOME INC. 301 FOURTH STREET SOUTH, MILBANK OCopyrlsht 18 R.W, Jones & Auodatet, Inc. G SNOW ON ROADS RIGHT-OF-WAYS IS A MISDEMEANOR Stone County Highway Department cautions that snow in any fashion onto a public street or highway and as a misdemeanor under Minnesota and various local ordinances which prohibit blowing or placing snow onto public roadways. of placing snow onto a public road or even pushing 'our driveway into the ditch or right-of-way can a person to civil liability if a road hazard such as a slip- frozen rut or bump occurs and causes a traffic acci- civil liability can extend to both the property owner Person who actually placed the snow onto the roadway. f Snow along the right-of-way can create snow drifts in Storms and can do damage to snowplowing equipment if down. Highway Department asks all citizens to rules which are destined to keep our streets, roads es safe during winter months. Kitchen We're Cleaning Appliance Sale for the New Year! You'll find lots of items Quantities Limited. Available at Appleton, Ortonvtlle, MIIbank & WIImot. Hamilton Beach Roaster, sqt ......... was $99.99 ........ Now 874.99 West Bend Bread/Dough Machine Was $89.99 ........ Now $67.50 West Bend Stand Kitchen Mixer .... Was $89.99 ........ Now $67.50 Mr. Coffee Auto Coffemaker ............ ws $24.99 ........ Now 818.75 "The Crockery" Cooker by West Bendw= $34.97 ........ Now $26.25 Kitchen Pro Electic Mixer ................ Was $29.99 ...;....Now $22.50 GE Cordless Answer Phone ............ Was $89.99 ........ Now 867.50 Proctor Silex "Meal Maker" Oven ..was $44.88 ........ Now 833.66 GE Feature, Telephone w/Answeringwas $54.99 ........ Now $41.25 GPX Compact Disc Player .............. Was $79.99 ........ Now 859.99 GPX AM/FM Radio Cassette Player was $15.99 ........ Now 810.99 SILVER SERVICE PIECES Food Warmer ................................ was $39.88 ........ Now $24.99 2 Quart Casserole ...................... ,.was $39.88 ........ Now 824.99 Cruet Set ............................. , .......... was $34.99 ........ Now 821.99 red-tagged for clearance, Food Products Household Cleaners Small Appliances Toys Clothing Some Christmas Items Items will vary from store to store. Just look for the red-tagged items! Liebe D rug/00;ari Appleton, MN MN Graceville, MN Ortonville, MN MIIbank, SD Wilmot, SD 320-289-1252 605-432-5541 605-938-4643 Jan. 19, 1999 INDEPENDENT Page I aaries Kay Hawkins Kay Hawkins, 51, Chehalis, Dec. 28, at Hospice Longview. was born Aug. 19, 1947, ,nald H and Elsie (Mielitz) becoming ill, she had been by the Federal Emergency Agency. ago, Hawkins moved to Castle Rock, where she since 1972. member of the Lighthouse and of the American Legion Hawkins enjoyed the ors, and going fishing and She enjoyed growing flowers egetables in her garden, lighthouses of all shapes working jigsaw puzzles, time with her family. 1, 1972, she married thur O. Mielitz at Liberty Place in at the Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, O. Mielitz of Centralia, passed was 1902 to and (Myers) in nk, Sou'th a. He was th of 17 He married Ruth O. Whiting 19, 1932 in Milbank, S.D. To was born one daughter: (Mrs. Donald French) of ia and three sons: LaVerne of MN., Wesley of Centralia y of Centralia. He is also 15 grandchildren, 25 great 1 brother and 2 sisters. Arthur and Ruth were farmed for many years in and Minnesota. In 1960 Witte services for Bruce A. 51 of Ortonville were held Jan. 14, 1999 in Abiding Lutheran Church at Donald Hawkins. He survives her at the family home. Also surviving are four sons, Kenneth Hawkins, Kelso; Bryan Brown, Bonney Lake; Steven Brown, Vader, and Jeffrey Hawkins, Castle Rock; two daughters, Catherine Hawkins, Fort Mill, S.C., and Kelley Vice, Tillamook, OR; her parents, Donald and Elsie French, Centralia; two brothers, Darrell French, Rochester, and LuWayne French Centralia; two s'isters, Gloria Rodriguez, Rochester, and Linda Sandstrom, Addy, Wash.; and 21 grandchildren. Remembrances may be donations to the Hospice Care Center, Longview. A private family memorial service will be held later. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Mortuary Service's Chehalis Chapel. they moved to Centralia where Arthur worked in construction, including the Centralia Steam Plant where he worked until he retired at the age of 77. Following his retirement he enjoyed being with his family and many friends. He took great pride in his yard work and flowers. He also enjoyed traveling. Arthur took care of his home and yard by himself until his illness. He did his own cooking and cleaning and even canned fruit. He was a great inspiration to everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth in 1990, by I great grandson, 6 brothers and 7 sisters. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 31, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at Sticklin Funeral Chapel. Rev. Richard Barada officiated. Interment was at Claquato Cemetery. Pallbearers were Darrell French, LuWayne French, Kary Mielitz, Joseph Mielitz, Bill Sandstrom, Kenneth Hull. was Rev. David Organist was Donna Son. Pallbearers were Larry Gall Chase, Mike Magnuson, Kent Novak, and Neal honors were by Big Stone #3964. Interment was Ortonvilie. " " Allen Witte was born Nov. Calvin Arnold and Joyce Witte at Ortonville. He in the Lutheran Church in the Congregational attending Spring Lake Park heel, Bruce enlisted in the set:ved four years, including one year of active duty in Viet Nam. He was awarded the Purple Heart. Bruce's interests included fishing, hunting and sports. He enjoyed working with family history and collecting photographs of family members. Mr. Witte passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, having reached the age of 51 years, 1 month, and 25 days. I OTR Driver Training EARN $30,000 + Annual Income 10 Week Training Course. Classroom plus paid OJT. Become a professional over-the-road truck driver, Call Chuck or Keith (701) 282-9475 or ,, 1-800-437-4132 for next class schedule RTB LXmlt=D .OZJO Mark Carlson rites Wednesday Funeral services for Mark Carlson, 35, of Graceville, will be held at 10 a.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999 in the Holy Rosary Church at Graceville. Visitation will also be at the church Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service. Survivors include his wife, Valorie of Graceville; his mother, Delores (Marshall) Miller of Bella Vista, AR; his father, Martin "Punk" (Ginger) Carlson of Graceville; five children, Matthew, Ashley, Zachary, Chelsie and Angela, all at home; six sisters, Barbara (Rick) Beyer of Bloomington, Cathy Gronfield of Fayetteville, AR, Mary Jo (Don) Stueve of Dumont, Sally Carlson of Alexandria, Carol (Chuck) Bauer of Graceville, and Bonnie Carlson of Clinton; one brother, Larry Carlson of Graceville; three step brothers, Todd (Sandy) Sletten of Oakdale, Gary Sletten of Eden Prairie, and Brian (Lisa) Sletten of Alberta. Larson Funeral Home of Graceville is in charge of arrangements. Out of respect for the Carlson family, all Carlson oil businesses will be closed on Wednesday. Schultz in treatment Clint Schultz, Sr. of Ortonville is hospitalized today at the Veterans Hospital in Fargo, for treatment of lung cancer. He will be confined there for about two to three weeks. Anyone wishing to write him may do so at the following address: VA Hospital, Room 3106, 2101 Elm Street, Fargo, ND 58102. Sons of Norway next meet Feb. 4th Sons of Norway, Milbank Lodge, will not be meeting this Thursday evening, Jan. 21st. Next meeting will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4th at Trevett's Blue Room. Survivors include one daughter Jennifer Witte, of Minnesota; three brothers, Larry (Pamela) Witte of Addresses needed Kenai, AK; Larry Chase of St, Cloud,- for and Gall (Ruth) Chase of Anoka; /All OUrl)OI reunion in 2000 many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews; two great nephews; and extended family from Alaska, Marilyn Callahan and family. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents. Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville was in charge of arrangements. The OHS Alumni Association wants to make sure the list of addresses is correct of former students from Ortonville High ' School. They are asking all area residents who can supply current addresses of their graduates to send them to Ann Lundberg at 112 NW 4th St., Ortonville. For example, if Jane Streed sends us her families addresses, it avoids 11 individual requests. They need updated lists by the end of 1999. If you want to call in an address, there is an answering machine at 320- 839-3540. We thank everyone for cooperating! V you are remembered is as important as the way you've lived your life. be Bellingham school news , ,!!, ,i Monday, 1-18 Open Gym 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, 1-19 BBB (H) Grant- Deuel at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, 1-21 School Board meeting at 3:00 p.m. in the H.E. room Friday, 1-22 End of the 2nd quarter MENU Breakfast Monday--Sugar donut, sausage link, apple juice and milk. TuesdayEgg patty, toast, grape- apple juice and milk. WednesdayFrench toast, syrup, pine apple juice and milk. ThursdayJJelly donut, toast, orange juice and milk. FridayAssorted cereal juice and milk. Lunch MondayBeef ravioli, green beans, pineapple chunks, bread sticks, and chocolate milk. Tuesday--Roast beef on bun, nachos with cheese. pears and milk. WednesdayMini corndogs, tater tots, coleslaw, white cake, and milk. ThursdayPattymelt, mixed vegetables, apple slices, rice krispie bars, and milk. Friday--Cheese pizza, lettuce salad, orange, bread and milk. i irl Soybean cyst nematode meet in Graceville Attention area farmers and other interested persons: A Soybean Cyst Nematode Meeting has been scheduled for Feb, ,!: 5th beginning at 1 p.m. at the Graceville Community Center. :,: Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, Southwest Experiment Station at Lamberton, will be guest speaker. Plan to attend and bring your neighbor. Value Buy a DIRECTV System, subscribe to Total Choice PLATINUM from Pegasus Satellite Television, activate USSB,  and get over $200 in FREE programming. Access to over 225 channels including your favorite cable networks, STARZ!, the Encore Media Networks and more! Premium movie channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and morel The most choices in regular season sports! Up to 55 pay per view movies every day! Experience the ultimate in home entertainment. Contact your local DIRECTV or call 800-405-3727 Big Stone Cellular Ortonville, MN 320-839-3264 888-839-3265 Bob's TV Milbank, SD 605-432-6491 'n Ends 'Sa MUNDWILER FUNERAL HOME INC. 301 FOURTH STREET SOUTH, MILBANK OCopyrlsht 18 R.W, Jones & Auodatet, Inc. G SNOW ON ROADS RIGHT-OF-WAYS IS A MISDEMEANOR Stone County Highway Department cautions that snow in any fashion onto a public street or highway and as a misdemeanor under Minnesota and various local ordinances which prohibit blowing or placing snow onto public roadways. of placing snow onto a public road or even pushing 'our driveway into the ditch or right-of-way can a person to civil liability if a road hazard such as a slip- frozen rut or bump occurs and causes a traffic acci- civil liability can extend to both the property owner Person who actually placed the snow onto the roadway. f Snow along the right-of-way can create snow drifts in Storms and can do damage to snowplowing equipment if down. Highway Department asks all citizens to rules which are destined to keep our streets, roads es safe during winter months. Kitchen We're Cleaning Appliance Sale for the New Year! You'll find lots of items Quantities Limited. Available at Appleton, Ortonvtlle, MIIbank & WIImot. Hamilton Beach Roaster, sqt ......... was $99.99 ........ Now 874.99 West Bend Bread/Dough Machine Was $89.99 ........ Now $67.50 West Bend Stand Kitchen Mixer .... Was $89.99 ........ Now $67.50 Mr. Coffee Auto Coffemaker ............ ws $24.99 ........ Now 818.75 "The Crockery" Cooker by West Bendw= $34.97 ........ Now $26.25 Kitchen Pro Electic Mixer ................ Was $29.99 ...;....Now $22.50 GE Cordless Answer Phone ............ Was $89.99 ........ Now 867.50 Proctor Silex "Meal Maker" Oven ..was $44.88 ........ Now 833.66 GE Feature, Telephone w/Answeringwas $54.99 ........ Now $41.25 GPX Compact Disc Player .............. Was $79.99 ........ Now 859.99 GPX AM/FM Radio Cassette Player was $15.99 ........ Now 810.99 SILVER SERVICE PIECES Food Warmer ................................ was $39.88 ........ Now $24.99 2 Quart Casserole ...................... ,.was $39.88 ........ Now 824.99 Cruet Set ............................. , .......... was $34.99 ........ Now 821.99 red-tagged for clearance, Food Products Household Cleaners Small Appliances Toys Clothing Some Christmas Items Items will vary from store to store. Just look for the red-tagged items! Liebe D rug/00;ari Appleton, MN MN Graceville, MN Ortonville, MN MIIbank, SD Wilmot, SD 320-289-1252 605-432-5541 605-938-4643 Jan. 19, 1999 INDEPENDENT Page