Newspaper Archive of
The Ortonville Independent
Ortonville, Minnesota
Lyft
July 29, 2003     The Ortonville Independent
PAGE 5     (5 of 22 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 5     (5 of 22 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
July 29, 2003
 

Newspaper Archive of The Ortonville Independent produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




L es ew Riley for Jacob Riley of Friday, July 25, was born July nd received his Minnesota. Y a 7th grader at Area School in so attended school in hockey, He had Army to be a to stretch a and hunting. older cars, ing. He ing time with cob touched July 20, 2003 rton for Alice K. Prague, were at Holy New Prague. Trewartha. at Fairview 17, 1948 in of Leslie Jay A. Whiting Alice never m Ortonville and in the Twin Prague since St. Cloud her mother and Benshoof of and sisters: mgton of mgton 0ps) of St. Paul, of Broken Arrow, in Barrett, having lived to reach the age of 14 years. He is survived by his parents: Lori Riley of Graceville, Lee Seifert of Barrett, Jonathan Bartz of Ortonville and John Riley of Morris; three brothers: Koel Seifert, Kode Seifert and Kore Seifert all of Barrett; three sisters: Rachel (Greg) Ward of Graceville, Bridget Riley of Graceville and Meghan Riley of Graceville; niece and goddaughter: Reanna Ward; grandparents: Jim and Pat Demo of Barrett, Art Seifert of Barrett and Chuck and Verda Bartz of Ortonville; great-grandmother: June Cudrio of Fergus Falls; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandmother: Sharon Seifert and an older sister: God's angel. Serving as pallbearers for the service were Rachel Ward, Bridget Riley, Meghan Riley, Greg Ward, Toby Wiegman, Chris Schuler, Greg Giese and Tony Marusenko. Honorary pallbearers were Koel Seifert, Kode Seifert, Kore Seifert and Reanna Ward. Gladys Gerhardt served as organist for the service with Robin Taylor and Cheryl Matthews providing special music. Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris was in charge of the arrangements. OK, Carol (Jim) Kunst of Mound, Frank (Karen) Benshoof of Broken Arrow, Ok, Eugene (Donna) Benshoof of Watertown, SD, George (Jeanne) Benshoof.of LeSueur, Peggy (Craig) Westlund of LeSueur, Mark (Judy) Benshoof of Tulsa, OK; sister-in-law Linda Kilvington of Mankato and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by her father Leslie and one brother Dennis. Helen Ritter Memorial Services for Helen L. Ritter, 79, of Graceville, were held Saturday, July 26, 2003 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville, with Fr. Jack Nordick the Celebrant. Interment was at Graceville Consolidated Cemetery. Helen died on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND. Helen Hendricks was born March 15, 1924 at Barry, the daughter of John and Esther (Skoog) Hendricks. She grew up, attended school and was baptized at Barry. She married Henry Ritter Sept. 14, 1943 at Graceville. Helen was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and enjoyed canning, playing cards, baking and was a avid Minnesota Twins fan. She is survived by her five children, David Ritter of Champlin, Carol Sanasack of Graceville. Marilyn (Dennis) Menge of Faribault, Jeanine (Curt) Pederson of Bellingham and Todd (Beth) Ritter of Monticello 22 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Gen (Joe) Berning of Graceviile. Helen is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry; two sons, Johnny in infancy and Ronnie: one granddaughter, Kerry Menge in infancy; two brothers, Buck and Ed; and by one sister, Marge Schwagerl. Morrissette facing perjury charges Julie Morrissette of Correll appeared in Big Stone County court last Tuesday, July 22, facing one count of perjury for attempting to enter into another marriage before divorce papers were filed. Morrissette had allegedly applied for a marriage license, which was finalized on June 13. Morrissete allegedly indicated on the application that a previous marriage had been ter- minated by divorce. Upon further investigation by the Big Stone County Sheriff's office, it was discovered that there were no divorce papers on file at Big Stone County Courthouse from Julie's previ- ous marriage to Jim Morrissette. Big Stone County Deputy Sheriff Robert Meyer visited Julie Morrissette's residence later that day to advise her there were not divorce papers from her previous marriage. Morrissette allegedly assured Meyer that she and her fiancee would not be married, but would hold a cele- bration, as wedding guests had come from out of town. Morrissette is facing one count of SUMMER SWIMMING LESSONS are in full swing, as the final session of the summer began last week. Pictured above, lifeguards Kendra Loeschke (left), Sarah Karels (center) and Summer Rec./ Pool Director Rebeckah Zahrbock (right) are teaching one of the younger swimming classes. perjury, and if convicted could face up to five years imprisonment or a $10,000 fine. '95 Chevrolet Suburban LS 4x4 s6,999.. Also: '99 Surburban LT ........ $16,599#98o WIC voucher pick-up for Aug. Health Office, Ortonville, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 7 - Prairie Five Meeting room, Madison, 9 a.m.-I p.m. Aug. 14 - Graceville Community Center, Graceville, 9 a.m.-I p.m. Aug. 4 - Countryside Public Health Office, Benson, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 5 - Countryside Public iHi • '98 Buick Regal s6,985.000000 FEATURING NEW BIG STONE LAKE AREA RESIDENTS, Jr I ' l % A FAMILY is pictured above at their new home in Ortonville. In back, from left: In front, family pet Zela Eric and Paul. The Montzka/Lemke famil moved to Ortonville revamp and reopen the bowling alley in town. Y The Montzka/Lemke Family Bruce Montzka and Sue Lemke, along with their three sons, Paul, 14; Eric, 10 and Jesse, 4, spent most of last weekend moving into their new home in Ortonville. "We have a basement now," exclaimed Jesse. Bruce explained that their previous house was a one- level ranch-style home that did not have a basement. Bruce and Sue moved to Ortonville from Crosby, where Bruce ran the punch press in a sheet metal fab- rication plant and worked part time at the local bowl- ing alley. Sue was a full-time mom, and spent most of her time with their children. The Montzka/Lemke family moved to Ortonville as the result of their recent purchase of the bowling alley in town. They finalized the purchase last Thursday, July 17 and were moving to Ortonville about a week later, as they began moving last Wednesday, July 23. Luckily, Bruce and Sue did not have to find a house to live in once they got here, as they had already signed an agreement for a home, dependent upon the purchase of the bowling alley. In the next few months, Bruce and Sue will not only be settling into a new home and adjusting to a new town, but will also be working diligently to open the bowling alley. According to Bruce, the bowling alley in Ortonville will be called Alley Cat Lanes. Their plans for the bowling alley include electronic scoring stations, which they would like to have in place before the bowling season begins. Additionally, they plan to refinish the bowling lanes and make general repairs to the building. He also mentioned they eventually plan to revamp the exterior of the build- ing, but claims that may have to wait awhile. Both Bruce and Sue acted as youth bowling instructors in Crosby, and are hoping to set up youth leagues and have after school bowling in September, when Ortonville Schools are back in ession. Bruce and Sue learned of Ortonville while they were speaking to a friend who visits frequently. "He knew we were looking for a bowling alley to buy, and told us about the one for sale in Ortonville," said Bruce. In his spare time, Bruce enjoys bowling and hunt- ing, and the family enjoys camping together. The family has not had much time to check out Ortonville, but are hoping to do so as soon as they are moved in and unpacked. "We like the town so far," said Bruce, "we just have not seen much of it yet." Paul, Eric and Jesse are hoping to get the oppor- tunity to try out the Ortonville Pool as soon as possi- ble. They also look forward to beginning the next school year and meeting their classmates, The MontzkMLemke family also has two pets, a dog named Zela and a cat named Tiger. Series sponsored by Minnwest Bank € Linda Krogsrud The BEST VALUE in CHECKING plus eee See any of our tellers Amanda Pamch Donnette Hoffman to,00: Arvene Van Hout Lisa Foley Insurance Coverage • Health Benefits • Travel Discounts Free Personalized Checks • Free Instant Cash & Check Card Free Small Safe Deposit Box • Free Cashier's Checks Heather Henrich MINNWEST BANK ORTONVILLE MINNWF31 BANK GROUP ,320-839-2568 • 21 Southeast Second Street • Ortonville Moneykine 1-888'616-2265 ° www.minnwestbank.com * Some restrictions may apply, Subject to credit approaval tllltl lllg LENDER ,., .,. ,.  , NT Page 5 L es ew Riley for Jacob Riley of Friday, July 25, was born July nd received his Minnesota. Y a 7th grader at Area School in so attended school in hockey, He had Army to be a to stretch a and hunting. older cars, ing. He ing time with cob touched July 20, 2003 rton for Alice K. Prague, were at Holy New Prague. Trewartha. at Fairview 17, 1948 in of Leslie Jay A. Whiting Alice never m Ortonville and in the Twin Prague since St. Cloud her mother and Benshoof of and sisters: mgton of mgton 0ps) of St. Paul, of Broken Arrow, in Barrett, having lived to reach the age of 14 years. He is survived by his parents: Lori Riley of Graceville, Lee Seifert of Barrett, Jonathan Bartz of Ortonville and John Riley of Morris; three brothers: Koel Seifert, Kode Seifert and Kore Seifert all of Barrett; three sisters: Rachel (Greg) Ward of Graceville, Bridget Riley of Graceville and Meghan Riley of Graceville; niece and goddaughter: Reanna Ward; grandparents: Jim and Pat Demo of Barrett, Art Seifert of Barrett and Chuck and Verda Bartz of Ortonville; great-grandmother: June Cudrio of Fergus Falls; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandmother: Sharon Seifert and an older sister: God's angel. Serving as pallbearers for the service were Rachel Ward, Bridget Riley, Meghan Riley, Greg Ward, Toby Wiegman, Chris Schuler, Greg Giese and Tony Marusenko. Honorary pallbearers were Koel Seifert, Kode Seifert, Kore Seifert and Reanna Ward. Gladys Gerhardt served as organist for the service with Robin Taylor and Cheryl Matthews providing special music. Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris was in charge of the arrangements. OK, Carol (Jim) Kunst of Mound, Frank (Karen) Benshoof of Broken Arrow, Ok, Eugene (Donna) Benshoof of Watertown, SD, George (Jeanne) Benshoof.of LeSueur, Peggy (Craig) Westlund of LeSueur, Mark (Judy) Benshoof of Tulsa, OK; sister-in-law Linda Kilvington of Mankato and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by her father Leslie and one brother Dennis. Helen Ritter Memorial Services for Helen L. Ritter, 79, of Graceville, were held Saturday, July 26, 2003 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville, with Fr. Jack Nordick the Celebrant. Interment was at Graceville Consolidated Cemetery. Helen died on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND. Helen Hendricks was born March 15, 1924 at Barry, the daughter of John and Esther (Skoog) Hendricks. She grew up, attended school and was baptized at Barry. She married Henry Ritter Sept. 14, 1943 at Graceville. Helen was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and enjoyed canning, playing cards, baking and was a avid Minnesota Twins fan. She is survived by her five children, David Ritter of Champlin, Carol Sanasack of Graceville. Marilyn (Dennis) Menge of Faribault, Jeanine (Curt) Pederson of Bellingham and Todd (Beth) Ritter of Monticello 22 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Gen (Joe) Berning of Graceviile. Helen is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry; two sons, Johnny in infancy and Ronnie: one granddaughter, Kerry Menge in infancy; two brothers, Buck and Ed; and by one sister, Marge Schwagerl. Morrissette facing perjury charges Julie Morrissette of Correll appeared in Big Stone County court last Tuesday, July 22, facing one count of perjury for attempting to enter into another marriage before divorce papers were filed. Morrissette had allegedly applied for a marriage license, which was finalized on June 13. Morrissete allegedly indicated on the application that a previous marriage had been ter- minated by divorce. Upon further investigation by the Big Stone County Sheriff's office, it was discovered that there were no divorce papers on file at Big Stone County Courthouse from Julie's previ- ous marriage to Jim Morrissette. Big Stone County Deputy Sheriff Robert Meyer visited Julie Morrissette's residence later that day to advise her there were not divorce papers from her previous marriage. Morrissette allegedly assured Meyer that she and her fiancee would not be married, but would hold a cele- bration, as wedding guests had come from out of town. Morrissette is facing one count of SUMMER SWIMMING LESSONS are in full swing, as the final session of the summer began last week. Pictured above, lifeguards Kendra Loeschke (left), Sarah Karels (center) and Summer Rec./ Pool Director Rebeckah Zahrbock (right) are teaching one of the younger swimming classes. perjury, and if convicted could face up to five years imprisonment or a $10,000 fine. '95 Chevrolet Suburban LS 4x4 s6,999.. Also: '99 Surburban LT ........ $16,599#98o WIC voucher pick-up for Aug. Health Office, Ortonville, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 7 - Prairie Five Meeting room, Madison, 9 a.m.-I p.m. Aug. 14 - Graceville Community Center, Graceville, 9 a.m.-I p.m. Aug. 4 - Countryside Public Health Office, Benson, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 5 - Countryside Public iHi • '98 Buick Regal s6,985.000000 FEATURING NEW BIG STONE LAKE AREA RESIDENTS, Jr I ' l % A FAMILY is pictured above at their new home in Ortonville. In back, from left: In front, family pet Zela Eric and Paul. The Montzka/Lemke famil moved to Ortonville revamp and reopen the bowling alley in town. Y The Montzka/Lemke Family Bruce Montzka and Sue Lemke, along with their three sons, Paul, 14; Eric, 10 and Jesse, 4, spent most of last weekend moving into their new home in Ortonville. "We have a basement now," exclaimed Jesse. Bruce explained that their previous house was a one- level ranch-style home that did not have a basement. Bruce and Sue moved to Ortonville from Crosby, where Bruce ran the punch press in a sheet metal fab- rication plant and worked part time at the local bowl- ing alley. Sue was a full-time mom, and spent most of her time with their children. The Montzka/Lemke family moved to Ortonville as the result of their recent purchase of the bowling alley in town. They finalized the purchase last Thursday, July 17 and were moving to Ortonville about a week later, as they began moving last Wednesday, July 23. Luckily, Bruce and Sue did not have to find a house to live in once they got here, as they had already signed an agreement for a home, dependent upon the purchase of the bowling alley. In the next few months, Bruce and Sue will not only be settling into a new home and adjusting to a new town, but will also be working diligently to open the bowling alley. According to Bruce, the bowling alley in Ortonville will be called Alley Cat Lanes. Their plans for the bowling alley include electronic scoring stations, which they would like to have in place before the bowling season begins. Additionally, they plan to refinish the bowling lanes and make general repairs to the building. He also mentioned they eventually plan to revamp the exterior of the build- ing, but claims that may have to wait awhile. Both Bruce and Sue acted as youth bowling instructors in Crosby, and are hoping to set up youth leagues and have after school bowling in September, when Ortonville Schools are back in ession. Bruce and Sue learned of Ortonville while they were speaking to a friend who visits frequently. "He knew we were looking for a bowling alley to buy, and told us about the one for sale in Ortonville," said Bruce. In his spare time, Bruce enjoys bowling and hunt- ing, and the family enjoys camping together. The family has not had much time to check out Ortonville, but are hoping to do so as soon as they are moved in and unpacked. "We like the town so far," said Bruce, "we just have not seen much of it yet." Paul, Eric and Jesse are hoping to get the oppor- tunity to try out the Ortonville Pool as soon as possi- ble. They also look forward to beginning the next school year and meeting their classmates, The MontzkMLemke family also has two pets, a dog named Zela and a cat named Tiger. Series sponsored by Minnwest Bank € Linda Krogsrud The BEST VALUE in CHECKING plus eee See any of our tellers Amanda Pamch Donnette Hoffman to,00: Arvene Van Hout Lisa Foley Insurance Coverage • Health Benefits • Travel Discounts Free Personalized Checks • Free Instant Cash & Check Card Free Small Safe Deposit Box • Free Cashier's Checks Heather Henrich MINNWEST BANK ORTONVILLE MINNWF31 BANK GROUP ,320-839-2568 • 21 Southeast Second Street • Ortonville Moneykine 1-888'616-2265 ° www.minnwestbank.com * Some restrictions may apply, Subject to credit approaval tllltl lllg LENDER ,., .,. ,.  , NT Page 5