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r- ALONG WITH THE REGULAR MENU... LOOK FOR DAILY SPECIALS: MINNESOTA" SIGN last week were Landscape Contractors of Willmar. The crew and cleaned the brick on both signs, located along the Dike Road between Ortonville and Big Stone City, among meet Were among more women and their the 28th biennial national Lutheran SSionary League Liuses, (voting Marilyn Bey Berkner, Elda Schmidt, Fredrick, Rosetta Beutler, Bob and Fran and Arlene Henrich, Jane rig; Julene Ring" was the also known as in Mission, e Fourth of July Minneapolis the event ranged and a 5K of mission $1 million mission projects g at the July 1-4 received e; eight others anging from money will.. as support for ussia, Burma, Vietnam, North Korea and Mexico, as well as mission programs in American cities such as Detroit and St. Louis. Richard Sherod Obituaries T. Zahrbock funeral home of I ' ' ' '" Richard Sherod, 55, of Madison, Wilbert Goetsch Funeral services were held Saturday, July 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church of Walter Township for Wilbert Goetsch. Rev. Robert A. Friedrich officiated. Special music was provided by organist Pam Wildung and soloist Randy Zahn. Honorary Pallbearers were Jeff Wildung, Dean Wildung, Duane Schmidt and Wilberrs fellow co-workers of the Nassau Elevator and Oil Company. Active Pallbearers were; Curtis Longhenry, Alan Longhenry, Bradley Zahn, Ronaid Chelberg, Gerald Goetsch and Kevin Wildung. Concluding services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery of Nassau. Wilbert Clarence Hugo Goetsch was born April 25, 1921, in Walter Township, to parents Herman and Hedwig (Ohm) Goetsch. He was baptized May 22, 1921 at Trinity by Pastor C.C. Hartenstein. His sponsors were Julius Goetsch, Heinrich Wildung and Mrs. Mathilde Redepenning. He was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church on April 14, 1935 by Pastor G.S. Mundinger. His confirmation verse was John 6:68, "Then Simon Peter answered Him. 'Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life". He attended rural school near his parents farm. After his father's death, Wilbert farmed the family farm in the Bellingham and Nassau area's. He then worked for the Ford Motor Company until 1953 when he moved back to Nassau and found employment with Nassau Farmers Elevator and Oil Company. Wilbert was united in marriage to Marion Harstad on June 18, 1960 at Zoar Lutheran Church To this union one daughter was born. Wilbert continued to work until 1986 when he retired from the elevator. Death came to Wiibert, July 21, 1999, at the Ortonville Hospital. He had reached the age of 78 years, 2 months and 26 days. In life Wilbert enjoyed hunting especially in Wyoming, fishing, trap shooting, riding horses, gardening, going to Battle Lake and most importantly being around his grandchildren. He was a past Fire Chief of the Nassau Fire Department, member of the Minn-Kota Trap League and a life member of the Graceville Gun Club. Wilbert is survived by his wife Marion of Nassau, daughter Melanie and husband Chad Smith of Castlewood, SD., two grandchildren; Derrick and Talisa Smith, sister-in-law Vivian Goetsch of Nassau, mother-in- law Mildred Harstad of Marietta, in- laws; Wanda and husband Emil Miser, Jr. of Brookings, SD., Diane and husband Robert Swaney of San Antonio, TX., Sandra Lorenzen of Forest City, IA., Mile and wife Cathy Harstad of Nassau, and Darlene and husband Jerome Radtke of Watertown, SD., also numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, ssters; Erna, Mrs. John Schell and Ruth, Mrs. William Zahn and his brother Walter Goetsch. Madison, announces the death of formerly of Appleton, who passed away Sunday, July 25th as the result of an auto accident. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July, 27 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church of Madison. Rev. Terrill Bramstedt will officiate with burial in the Odessa cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Zahrbock home in Madison. There will be a prayer service at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Visitation will continue before the service on Tuesday at the church. Richard Sherod is survived by: his wife Hazel of Madison, daughter Valerie Hughes of Sioux Falls, two step sons, Fred and Robert Gonsalves, his mother Mildred Shared of Appleton, sister Liz McTighe also of Appleton, three brothers, Allan of Kansas, Claude of Dawson, and Dion of Appleton. The Zahrbock funeral home of Madison is in charge of the funeral. f Comfortable Reading "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of your family. You greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into your breakfast room, lounge with them in the den. They may be the only companions you actually take with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors  FRIDAY: Tacos - 3/$2.00 SATURDAY: Pork Loin Sandwich w/French Fries & Coleslaw - $3.25; Pork Loin Sandwich only - $2.00 (Big Stone County Pork Producers are preparing and helping provide the pork loin for the sandwiches.) "THANKS FOR SUPPORTING 4-HI" IIII II I In election activity, Virginia Von Seggern was chosen to serve as president for a four-year tenn. She is an Orchard, Nebraska, resident who has been active on the local, zone, district and international levels of the organization. Other newly elected officers are: Linda Reiser, Grand Island, Nebraska, vice president of Servant Resources; Helen Bice, Ogden, Iowa, vice president of Human Care; Karol Selle, Ypsilanti, Michigan, vice president of Communication; Janet Miller, McGregor, Minnesota, treasurer; and the Ray. Dr. David Bernthal, Athens, Georgia, pastoral counselor. In addition, five women were named4o the nominating committee: Kathy Ludwig, Hickory, North Carolina, chairman; Pat Biar, Nederland, Texas; Julia Draper, Staten Island, New York; Darlene Johnson, Brooklyn Center, YxX /Lit ,KY'"Ct M2nwnbeeSl;la6ragdn'CharltteKremer' @ BIG STONE COUNTY IR 00FORA-,-C. THURSDAY-F;IIi;tA; ' M;;;MtRDA" - DAY 'A" VAANT AD '000000rmos m July 29, 30, 31, Aug, 1, '1 p,.- SCHEDULE OF EVENTS uv.. . u LI t.lL LIV, ,hpc zPQ GATE 18 & OVER $2.00per day or $3.00 season pass Kids 17 & Under- FREE throughout the fair Thursday, July 29 Set-Up & Entry Day Kids Bingo ........................................................... 7:00 p.m. Foods Stands Open Teen Band "Wen'T Band". .................................. 8:00 p.m. .,o. Friday July 30 ,,N,O. CITIZEN DAY 1 CITIZEN DAY (60 and over Free Admission) Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Melody Kings". ................................................... 2:00 p.m. Music by '`The Ragans". ...................................... 3:00 p.m. KS93 Pepsi Party ................................................ 4:00 p.m. Clem& Annie Clowns ......................................... 5:00 p.m. Kids Pedal Pull (4-11 yrs. old) ............................ 5:30 p.m. "Uffda Brudders". ................................................ 7:00 p.m. 4-H Teen Dance .................................................. 9:00 p.m. Saturday, July 31 4-H Auction ......................................................... 8:30 a.m. "Zucchinis". ......................................................... 1:00 p.m. Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Zucchinis". ......................................................... 3:00 p.m. "The Gilbertsons". ....................................... , ....... 4:00 p.m. Old Time Machinery Parade ............................ ...5:00 p.m. Tae Kwon Do Demonstration .............................. 5:00 p.m. Enduro Race ....................................................... 6:00 p.m. 'q'hea Daniels" (,,., Eru,o) ....................................... 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 1 Community Worship Service ............................. 10:30 a.m. Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Maras Sisters & Jacob". ......................... 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Demolition Derby ................................................ 4:00 p.m. Threshing Bee (to,w, t..o oooy) .............................. 6:00 p.m. Drawings (c,si, o,.w,  c,,to, F,,, ow. rv ors,) ......... 6:30 p.m. Teen Band .......................................................... 7:00 p.m. ALL ENTERTAINMENT IN SHELTER iii IRON POUR . , Thursday,  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 29, 30, 31 & ( II (f Aug. 1 Organized and sponsored by Cllnton-Graceullle-Beardsley C.A.P.P. I i ON DISPLAY ANTIQUE MACHINERY DURING THE FAIR OLD TIME MACHINERY PARADE Saturday, July 31 - 5:00 PM FREE PARKING CASH BINGO DALLY from 1:00 p.m. on CLEM nil IC (Except Horse Show In Horse Arene) _j t- LU:) FREE ADMISSION - BRING LAWN CHAIRS anu MORE LOCAL Admlnlon charged for Endure and Imolltlon Derby In 6rlndstand ANNIE ENTERTAINMENT IN CASE OF RAIN, SHOWS WILL BE HELD IN THE M. " CLINTON SCHOOL GYM NEXT TO FAIRGROUNDS. 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 7 r- ALONG WITH THE REGULAR MENU... LOOK FOR DAILY SPECIALS: MINNESOTA" SIGN last week were Landscape Contractors of Willmar. The crew and cleaned the brick on both signs, located along the Dike Road between Ortonville and Big Stone City, among meet Were among more women and their the 28th biennial national Lutheran SSionary League Liuses, (voting Marilyn Bey Berkner, Elda Schmidt, Fredrick, Rosetta Beutler, Bob and Fran and Arlene Henrich, Jane rig; Julene Ring" was the also known as in Mission, e Fourth of July Minneapolis the event ranged and a 5K of mission $1 million mission projects g at the July 1-4 received e; eight others anging from money will.. as support for ussia, Burma, Vietnam, North Korea and Mexico, as well as mission programs in American cities such as Detroit and St. Louis. Richard Sherod Obituaries T. Zahrbock funeral home of I ' ' ' '" Richard Sherod, 55, of Madison, Wilbert Goetsch Funeral services were held Saturday, July 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church of Walter Township for Wilbert Goetsch. Rev. Robert A. Friedrich officiated. Special music was provided by organist Pam Wildung and soloist Randy Zahn. Honorary Pallbearers were Jeff Wildung, Dean Wildung, Duane Schmidt and Wilberrs fellow co-workers of the Nassau Elevator and Oil Company. Active Pallbearers were; Curtis Longhenry, Alan Longhenry, Bradley Zahn, Ronaid Chelberg, Gerald Goetsch and Kevin Wildung. Concluding services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery of Nassau. Wilbert Clarence Hugo Goetsch was born April 25, 1921, in Walter Township, to parents Herman and Hedwig (Ohm) Goetsch. He was baptized May 22, 1921 at Trinity by Pastor C.C. Hartenstein. His sponsors were Julius Goetsch, Heinrich Wildung and Mrs. Mathilde Redepenning. He was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church on April 14, 1935 by Pastor G.S. Mundinger. His confirmation verse was John 6:68, "Then Simon Peter answered Him. 'Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life". He attended rural school near his parents farm. After his father's death, Wilbert farmed the family farm in the Bellingham and Nassau area's. He then worked for the Ford Motor Company until 1953 when he moved back to Nassau and found employment with Nassau Farmers Elevator and Oil Company. Wilbert was united in marriage to Marion Harstad on June 18, 1960 at Zoar Lutheran Church To this union one daughter was born. Wilbert continued to work until 1986 when he retired from the elevator. Death came to Wiibert, July 21, 1999, at the Ortonville Hospital. He had reached the age of 78 years, 2 months and 26 days. In life Wilbert enjoyed hunting especially in Wyoming, fishing, trap shooting, riding horses, gardening, going to Battle Lake and most importantly being around his grandchildren. He was a past Fire Chief of the Nassau Fire Department, member of the Minn-Kota Trap League and a life member of the Graceville Gun Club. Wilbert is survived by his wife Marion of Nassau, daughter Melanie and husband Chad Smith of Castlewood, SD., two grandchildren; Derrick and Talisa Smith, sister-in-law Vivian Goetsch of Nassau, mother-in- law Mildred Harstad of Marietta, in- laws; Wanda and husband Emil Miser, Jr. of Brookings, SD., Diane and husband Robert Swaney of San Antonio, TX., Sandra Lorenzen of Forest City, IA., Mile and wife Cathy Harstad of Nassau, and Darlene and husband Jerome Radtke of Watertown, SD., also numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, ssters; Erna, Mrs. John Schell and Ruth, Mrs. William Zahn and his brother Walter Goetsch. Madison, announces the death of formerly of Appleton, who passed away Sunday, July 25th as the result of an auto accident. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July, 27 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church of Madison. Rev. Terrill Bramstedt will officiate with burial in the Odessa cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Zahrbock home in Madison. There will be a prayer service at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Visitation will continue before the service on Tuesday at the church. Richard Sherod is survived by: his wife Hazel of Madison, daughter Valerie Hughes of Sioux Falls, two step sons, Fred and Robert Gonsalves, his mother Mildred Shared of Appleton, sister Liz McTighe also of Appleton, three brothers, Allan of Kansas, Claude of Dawson, and Dion of Appleton. The Zahrbock funeral home of Madison is in charge of the funeral. f Comfortable Reading "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of your family. You greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into your breakfast room, lounge with them in the den. They may be the only companions you actually take with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors  FRIDAY: Tacos - 3/$2.00 SATURDAY: Pork Loin Sandwich w/French Fries & Coleslaw - $3.25; Pork Loin Sandwich only - $2.00 (Big Stone County Pork Producers are preparing and helping provide the pork loin for the sandwiches.) "THANKS FOR SUPPORTING 4-HI" IIII II I In election activity, Virginia Von Seggern was chosen to serve as president for a four-year tenn. She is an Orchard, Nebraska, resident who has been active on the local, zone, district and international levels of the organization. Other newly elected officers are: Linda Reiser, Grand Island, Nebraska, vice president of Servant Resources; Helen Bice, Ogden, Iowa, vice president of Human Care; Karol Selle, Ypsilanti, Michigan, vice president of Communication; Janet Miller, McGregor, Minnesota, treasurer; and the Ray. Dr. David Bernthal, Athens, Georgia, pastoral counselor. In addition, five women were named4o the nominating committee: Kathy Ludwig, Hickory, North Carolina, chairman; Pat Biar, Nederland, Texas; Julia Draper, Staten Island, New York; Darlene Johnson, Brooklyn Center, YxX /Lit ,KY'"Ct M2nwnbeeSl;la6ragdn'CharltteKremer' @ BIG STONE COUNTY IR 00FORA-,-C. THURSDAY-F;IIi;tA; ' M;;;MtRDA" - DAY 'A" VAANT AD '000000rmos m July 29, 30, 31, Aug, 1, '1 p,.- SCHEDULE OF EVENTS uv.. . u LI t.lL LIV, ,hpc zPQ GATE 18 & OVER $2.00per day or $3.00 season pass Kids 17 & Under- FREE throughout the fair Thursday, July 29 Set-Up & Entry Day Kids Bingo ........................................................... 7:00 p.m. Foods Stands Open Teen Band "Wen'T Band". .................................. 8:00 p.m. .,o. Friday July 30 ,,N,O. CITIZEN DAY 1 CITIZEN DAY (60 and over Free Admission) Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Melody Kings". ................................................... 2:00 p.m. Music by '`The Ragans". ...................................... 3:00 p.m. KS93 Pepsi Party ................................................ 4:00 p.m. Clem& Annie Clowns ......................................... 5:00 p.m. Kids Pedal Pull (4-11 yrs. old) ............................ 5:30 p.m. "Uffda Brudders". ................................................ 7:00 p.m. 4-H Teen Dance .................................................. 9:00 p.m. Saturday, July 31 4-H Auction ......................................................... 8:30 a.m. "Zucchinis". ......................................................... 1:00 p.m. Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Zucchinis". ......................................................... 3:00 p.m. "The Gilbertsons". ....................................... , ....... 4:00 p.m. Old Time Machinery Parade ............................ ...5:00 p.m. Tae Kwon Do Demonstration .............................. 5:00 p.m. Enduro Race ....................................................... 6:00 p.m. 'q'hea Daniels" (,,., Eru,o) ....................................... 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 1 Community Worship Service ............................. 10:30 a.m. Bingo .................................................. starting at 1:00 p.m. "Maras Sisters & Jacob". ......................... 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Demolition Derby ................................................ 4:00 p.m. Threshing Bee (to,w, t..o oooy) .............................. 6:00 p.m. Drawings (c,si, o,.w,  c,,to, F,,, ow. rv ors,) ......... 6:30 p.m. Teen Band .......................................................... 7:00 p.m. ALL ENTERTAINMENT IN SHELTER iii IRON POUR . , Thursday,  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 29, 30, 31 & ( II (f Aug. 1 Organized and sponsored by Cllnton-Graceullle-Beardsley C.A.P.P. I i ON DISPLAY ANTIQUE MACHINERY DURING THE FAIR OLD TIME MACHINERY PARADE Saturday, July 31 - 5:00 PM FREE PARKING CASH BINGO DALLY from 1:00 p.m. on CLEM nil IC (Except Horse Show In Horse Arene) _j t- LU:) FREE ADMISSION - BRING LAWN CHAIRS anu MORE LOCAL Admlnlon charged for Endure and Imolltlon Derby In 6rlndstand ANNIE ENTERTAINMENT IN CASE OF RAIN, SHOWS WILL BE HELD IN THE M. " CLINTON SCHOOL GYM NEXT TO FAIRGROUNDS. 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 7