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CORONATION FOR THE OHS WINTER CARNIVAL was held last Thursday evening. Shown in back from left to right are senior candidates Grant Botker, Scott Sandberg, Jeff Laskowske, Becca Reisdorph, Sara Hippie and Jamie Swensen. In front are crown bearer Andrew Strei, Matt R. Kareis, King Josh Lee, Queen Amanda Hillman, Jamie Wester and crown bearer Kelsey Reisdorph. Ortonville news Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 The following ladies were luncheon guests at Alma Jorgenson's on Tuesday, Feb. 9th Virginia Wildung, Barb Anderson, Evie Swigerd and Julie Beyer. Diane Kvidera was among ladies from this area who attended the Women's Encounter "Messages of the Heart" on Saturday, Feb. 13th at St. EYE.CARE John's Church. It was a delightful morning's entertainment. Sylvia Pinkert, Gladys Brehmer and Ethel Anderson were among others who attended a movie Wednesday afternoon, Feb. l Oth at the Ortonville Senior Center. Lizzie Hanson's daughter Virginia and husband Glen Kuechenmeister from Blue Earth, Lizzie's daughter Dr. Christopher J. Conroy OPTOMETRIST 123 NW 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2608 Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Diseases General Exams, Contact Lenses Low Vision Vision Therapy, Pediatrics Carlene Wittnebel and Amy and Andrew of Revillo and Steve and Debbie Steuart and Nicholas were all at Clifford and Lizzie Hanson's and Alton and Bertha Hanson's for dinner Sunday, Feb. 7th. The occasion was to help Lizzie celebrate her 87th birthday. In the afternoon visitors to help Lizzie celebrate her birthday were Wanda Koepke, Joyce Ninneman and Lillian Ninneman. Pastor Richard and Gayle Boehnke were Sunday evening, Feb. 7th visitors at the Jerry Jorgenson home. Rita Raffety, Hilda Brehmer and GlendaReinke were at Lillian Ninneman's home for lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 10th. Carla Schellberg and Gayle Mielitz were Thursday afternoon, Feb. l lth coffee guests of Delores Goetsch. Michael Danielson visited his grandmother Lillian Danielson Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9th at Northridge. Several ladies along with Margie Monson from Zion Lutheran met at the church and had a nice afternoon Thursday, Feb. 1 lth. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sis, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sis and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sis and family helped Dorothy Sis of Northridge celebrate her birthday with cake and ice cream on Sunday, Feb. 7th. Gary and Sharon Watkins went with family and friends to Mazatlan, Mexico recently. Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9th visitors at the Roman Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zadow of Milbank. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson and Carol and Jane Asche were Wednesday, Feb. 10th evening guests at the Vernon and Bert Longhenry home. They helped Bert celebrate her birthday. High bridge players of the Friday afternoon, Feb. 12th bridge party at the Ortonville Senior Center were Frank Zeek and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Pastor Leroy and Janice Muellor were Friday, Feb. 12th luncheon guests at the Jerry Jorgenson home. Tom and Phyllis Schluter had many visitors. Feb. 2nd and 3rd daughter Theresa Kovarik visitied. On Feb. 6th and 7th son Bob, son-in-law Frank Kovarik and grandson John Kovarik visited. On Feb. 7th and 8th son Richard visited. On the 13th and 14th daughter Peggy Nelson and husband Pat visited. A Valentine Day party was held at Northridge Friday, Feb. 12th. Royalty was selected. The queen was Joyce Boerger. The king was Hank Redfield. The day's entertainment was the Melody King. The winners from Hug Day who received the most hugs from staff, friends, and relatives were grand prize winner Esther Howen, second prize to Florence Trapp, and third place to Edith 5emmler. The P ebruary stall manKs all me vtnunt[ birthdays were also celebrated. The Obituaries Earl Wills Visitation for Earl Wills, 85, of New Hope, formerly of Correll, was held Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999 at the Larson Funeral Home in Ortonville. A private funeral service was held Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999. Rev. Robert Friedrich officiated. Pallbearers were Rodney Racine, Ronald Racine, and Joseph Hong. Interment was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Walter Twp., Lac qui Parle Co. Earl David Wills was born Nov. 28, 1913 to Thomas Earl and Nan (Gearhart) Wills at Dallas, SD. Earl lived in various places until 1926, when he went to live with a second cousin, Guy Smith, in Nassau. He attended grade school in Nassau and graduated from Morris Agricultural School. He served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1936. On April 27, 1940 he was married to Ruth Struck of Nassau. She died in 1953. On Sept. 18, 1954 he married Doris Racine at Minneapolis. He had various jobs early in his life. Earl entered the postal service in 1941 as postmaster of Nassau, transferred to Stanchfieid, carrier, and later was a Correll. He retired fronl service in 1970 and Minneapolis. Earl was employed City Bank for 9 years, Mooty and Mooty years, and at Anoka District 11 for five years. I-I Anoka in 1988. Mr. Wills passed Feb. 8, 1999 at the Center, New Hope, having j age of 85 years, two days. Survivors include of Coon Rapids; one (Doris) Racine of sister, Constance Wills Park; two brothers, Dallas, TX and Virgil Sun Lake, AZ; three Ronald Racine , Rodney fiancee Nicole Sjolander, (Joseph) Hong; and grandchildren, Tyler Hong. Earl was preceded in parents; his first wife; Johnson; one brother, one niece, Jackie Miller. Owen Reynolds Randall A memorial service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, in Christ the King Lutheran Church in Tigard for Owen Reynolds Randall, who died Jan. 23 at age 82. Mr. Randall was born Dec. 26, 1916, in Stevens County, Minn. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1937 to 1941 and returned to active military duty in 1942, serving three years in the Pacific during World War II. In 1947, he moved from North Dakota to Tigard. He worked in the shipbuilding industry at Dillingham Corp. for 28 years, retiring in 1979. He was a charter member of the church. In 1942, he married Mavis Hedin. Survivors include Tigard; son Dan of S daughters, Randi Tigard, Shirley Gottwald Lake Wash. and Juli Sherwood; brother, Ortonville, Minn; sist Carlson of Portland s: children; three great-grandchild; stepgrandchildren. Interment will be in Grove Cemetery in Tigard. suggests remembrances to or Kaiser Hospice. by Young's Funeral Home. PRINTING Is Our THE ORTONVILLE IN Last year, over 8,000 people who thought they'd never be flooded were thankful they had flood in: That's the number of people who filed flood insurance claims even though they live in low to moderate flood risk areas. At least they had flood insurance. The truth is, 90% of all natural disasters in this country involve floods. And 25% to 30% of flood insurance claims come from low to moderate flood risk areas. Everyone runs some risk of flood damage, even you. Yet, most homeowners insurance policies don't cover flood damage. Give yourself peace of mind. We can't re 00lace your memories, but we can help you build new ones. before Fortunately, you can protect your home, apartment or business with flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program. Act now, since it takes 30 days your coverage begins. TOM OAKES Your Source for Flood Insurance 00sr00SrMEtCr 00z_INSURANCE CE2qTER 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3928 c.00ll us eor forratiol" National Flood Insurance Program Administered by FEMA Page 10b INDEPENDENT Tuesday, CORONATION FOR THE OHS WINTER CARNIVAL was held last Thursday evening. Shown in back from left to right are senior candidates Grant Botker, Scott Sandberg, Jeff Laskowske, Becca Reisdorph, Sara Hippie and Jamie Swensen. In front are crown bearer Andrew Strei, Matt R. Kareis, King Josh Lee, Queen Amanda Hillman, Jamie Wester and crown bearer Kelsey Reisdorph. Ortonville news Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 The following ladies were luncheon guests at Alma Jorgenson's on Tuesday, Feb. 9th Virginia Wildung, Barb Anderson, Evie Swigerd and Julie Beyer. Diane Kvidera was among ladies from this area who attended the Women's Encounter "Messages of the Heart" on Saturday, Feb. 13th at St. EYE.CARE John's Church. It was a delightful morning's entertainment. Sylvia Pinkert, Gladys Brehmer and Ethel Anderson were among others who attended a movie Wednesday afternoon, Feb. l Oth at the Ortonville Senior Center. Lizzie Hanson's daughter Virginia and husband Glen Kuechenmeister from Blue Earth, Lizzie's daughter Dr. Christopher J. Conroy OPTOMETRIST 123 NW 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2608 Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Diseases General Exams, Contact Lenses Low Vision Vision Therapy, Pediatrics Carlene Wittnebel and Amy and Andrew of Revillo and Steve and Debbie Steuart and Nicholas were all at Clifford and Lizzie Hanson's and Alton and Bertha Hanson's for dinner Sunday, Feb. 7th. The occasion was to help Lizzie celebrate her 87th birthday. In the afternoon visitors to help Lizzie celebrate her birthday were Wanda Koepke, Joyce Ninneman and Lillian Ninneman. Pastor Richard and Gayle Boehnke were Sunday evening, Feb. 7th visitors at the Jerry Jorgenson home. Rita Raffety, Hilda Brehmer and GlendaReinke were at Lillian Ninneman's home for lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 10th. Carla Schellberg and Gayle Mielitz were Thursday afternoon, Feb. l lth coffee guests of Delores Goetsch. Michael Danielson visited his grandmother Lillian Danielson Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9th at Northridge. Several ladies along with Margie Monson from Zion Lutheran met at the church and had a nice afternoon Thursday, Feb. 1 lth. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sis, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sis and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sis and family helped Dorothy Sis of Northridge celebrate her birthday with cake and ice cream on Sunday, Feb. 7th. Gary and Sharon Watkins went with family and friends to Mazatlan, Mexico recently. Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9th visitors at the Roman Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zadow of Milbank. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson and Carol and Jane Asche were Wednesday, Feb. 10th evening guests at the Vernon and Bert Longhenry home. They helped Bert celebrate her birthday. High bridge players of the Friday afternoon, Feb. 12th bridge party at the Ortonville Senior Center were Frank Zeek and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Pastor Leroy and Janice Muellor were Friday, Feb. 12th luncheon guests at the Jerry Jorgenson home. Tom and Phyllis Schluter had many visitors. Feb. 2nd and 3rd daughter Theresa Kovarik visitied. On Feb. 6th and 7th son Bob, son-in-law Frank Kovarik and grandson John Kovarik visited. On Feb. 7th and 8th son Richard visited. On the 13th and 14th daughter Peggy Nelson and husband Pat visited. A Valentine Day party was held at Northridge Friday, Feb. 12th. Royalty was selected. The queen was Joyce Boerger. The king was Hank Redfield. The day's entertainment was the Melody King. The winners from Hug Day who received the most hugs from staff, friends, and relatives were grand prize winner Esther Howen, second prize to Florence Trapp, and third place to Edith 5emmler. The P ebruary stall manKs all me vtnunt[ birthdays were also celebrated. The Obituaries Earl Wills Visitation for Earl Wills, 85, of New Hope, formerly of Correll, was held Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999 at the Larson Funeral Home in Ortonville. A private funeral service was held Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999. Rev. Robert Friedrich officiated. Pallbearers were Rodney Racine, Ronald Racine, and Joseph Hong. Interment was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Walter Twp., Lac qui Parle Co. Earl David Wills was born Nov. 28, 1913 to Thomas Earl and Nan (Gearhart) Wills at Dallas, SD. Earl lived in various places until 1926, when he went to live with a second cousin, Guy Smith, in Nassau. He attended grade school in Nassau and graduated from Morris Agricultural School. He served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1936. On April 27, 1940 he was married to Ruth Struck of Nassau. She died in 1953. On Sept. 18, 1954 he married Doris Racine at Minneapolis. He had various jobs early in his life. Earl entered the postal service in 1941 as postmaster of Nassau, transferred to Stanchfieid, carrier, and later was a Correll. He retired fronl service in 1970 and Minneapolis. Earl was employed City Bank for 9 years, Mooty and Mooty years, and at Anoka District 11 for five years. I-I Anoka in 1988. Mr. Wills passed Feb. 8, 1999 at the Center, New Hope, having j age of 85 years, two days. Survivors include of Coon Rapids; one (Doris) Racine of sister, Constance Wills Park; two brothers, Dallas, TX and Virgil Sun Lake, AZ; three Ronald Racine , Rodney fiancee Nicole Sjolander, (Joseph) Hong; and grandchildren, Tyler Hong. Earl was preceded in parents; his first wife; Johnson; one brother, one niece, Jackie Miller. Owen Reynolds Randall A memorial service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, in Christ the King Lutheran Church in Tigard for Owen Reynolds Randall, who died Jan. 23 at age 82. Mr. Randall was born Dec. 26, 1916, in Stevens County, Minn. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1937 to 1941 and returned to active military duty in 1942, serving three years in the Pacific during World War II. In 1947, he moved from North Dakota to Tigard. He worked in the shipbuilding industry at Dillingham Corp. for 28 years, retiring in 1979. He was a charter member of the church. In 1942, he married Mavis Hedin. Survivors include Tigard; son Dan of S daughters, Randi Tigard, Shirley Gottwald Lake Wash. and Juli Sherwood; brother, Ortonville, Minn; sist Carlson of Portland s: children; three great-grandchild; stepgrandchildren. Interment will be in Grove Cemetery in Tigard. suggests remembrances to or Kaiser Hospice. by Young's Funeral Home. PRINTING Is Our THE ORTONVILLE IN Last year, over 8,000 people who thought they'd never be flooded were thankful they had flood in: That's the number of people who filed flood insurance claims even though they live in low to moderate flood risk areas. At least they had flood insurance. The truth is, 90% of all natural disasters in this country involve floods. And 25% to 30% of flood insurance claims come from low to moderate flood risk areas. Everyone runs some risk of flood damage, even you. Yet, most homeowners insurance policies don't cover flood damage. Give yourself peace of mind. We can't re 00lace your memories, but we can help you build new ones. before Fortunately, you can protect your home, apartment or business with flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program. Act now, since it takes 30 days your coverage begins. TOM OAKES Your Source for Flood Insurance 00sr00SrMEtCr 00z_INSURANCE CE2qTER 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3928 c.00ll us eor forratiol" National Flood Insurance Program Administered by FEMA Page 10b INDEPENDENT Tuesday,