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Dennis Hawkenson ries Funeral services for Dennis Pat out for a nice leisurely dinner. He Hawkenson of Chokio will be held especially enjoyed the time he spent Schroeder for LeRoy "Lee" 5, of Ortonville, were )t. 5, 2003 at the in Ortonville. on Dec. 1, 1936 in to Hiram and Tillie Schroeder. He was COnfirmed at Grace in Albee, SD. Lee school in Albee and .villo, SD. in the U.S. Navy 955 through 1959 on 18, 1961, Lee was Darlene Krueger in Beardsley. age they moved to Lee worked for ick Streit ick Streit, 82, of Aug. 2, 2003 as the tts and elementary Joseph's parish in Terrace Park Dairy in 1964 and then moved to Big Stone City continuing delivering milk for different dairies. He also picked up bulk milk for Frigo Cheese until 1972 when he started working for Cold Spring Granite, retiring in May of 2002. Lee was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and of the Big Stone Legion Post #229. Lee enjoyed fishing, hunting and going to coffee with friends. Survivors include his wife, Darlene of Big Stone City, SD; one son, Mark (Rickie) Schroeder of Palmdale, CA; two daughters, Kim (Brent) Hasslen of Ortonville and Jody (Bryan) Biever of Big Stone City, SD. Four grandchildren, one step-granddaughter and one great-grandson; sister, Inez Marker of Janesville; mother-in-law, Irma Krueger of Graceville; brother- in-law Richard (Jeanne) Krueger of Clinton; two cousins-in-law, Donald (Susan Firchau of Maynard and Ervin (Jean) Firchau of Graceville. Preceding Lee in death were his parents, one sister and her spouse, three brothers and their spouses. The l.arson funeral home of Ortonvitle was in charge of arrangements. married Harvey and then moved to Harvey established a in construction, through out the San Francisco/Oakland area. In their leisure they fished. One of Marie's feats was hooking and landing a 42 Ib salmon. After they retired they traveled in their motor home, fishing and visiting their far flung relatives. In 1986 Harvey began losing his vi, sion due to macular degeneration. In 1988 he was diagnosed with a brain tumor which took his life in 1990. After Harvey's death Marie continued living in their house in Dublin, tending to'her flowers, orange tree and vegetable patch until her stroke. Survivors include one sister Ann Nordick of Washington, DC, nephews and niece Ron, Jan and Jack Nordick, cousins Delores, Genevieve, Joan, Roman and Tom Karels all of Ortonville and surrounding area. ler, 84, of Howard within the Savior Jesus ray peacefully at 61st wedding 1, 2003. Morris was united in marriage to Iona Hilda Boeckelman on Sept. 1, 1942 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Morris was baptized in 1946 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Johnson, and confirmed in 1947. After his military service, Morris a reflection of his  -farmed inthe Johnson area for35 and his love of years. While farming he was also a Were held Sept. 4, an Church in llobert Hellmann .naUsic was by Mrs. Vas in St. Paul's grandson, Greg, Michael, Ryan, by Swanson- Inc., Cokato Dec. I, 1918 in W. and Anna Miller. He grew local schools in his country in the 1941 to 1945, WWII and the e. The Bronze Star for his military Pioneer Seed Corn Salesman. The couple retired and moved to Howard Lake in 1980. There Morris was active in both his church and community. He became a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Montrose. Morris is survived by his wife, Iona of Howard Lake; children, Rodney (Kathy) of Howard Lake, Larry (Diane) of Montrose, Connie Brown of Apple Valley, Nancy (Larry) Andrews of South St. Paul and Wayne (Sandy) of Moorhead; 15 grandchildren, Greg, Pam, Sandi, "Russ, Brad, Michelle, Amanda, Melissa, Matthew, Megan, Michael, Ryan, Brenda, Brent and Nate; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, Lola Wallace of Colorado and Doreen Sterup of Nebraska; sister-in-law Ada Miller of Glencoe, and many nieces and nephews. Morris was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard and Orlin and sister Ada Bond. riday, Sept. 26, 2003 PUr web site at www.ortonvUleindependent.com ,,) SIZES OF STORAGE AREAS: 10'xl0' 10'x20' 10'x30' this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chokio. Father Nathan Packard will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery in DeGraff. Dennis Robert Hawkenson, son of Carl and Helena (Johnson) Hawkenson, was born Aug. 18, 1943 in Morris. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chokio. He received his schooling at the Chokio Grade School and Chokio High School. On Aug. 27, 1966, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ebnet at St. Bridget's Church in DeGraff by Monsignor Trainer. The couple made their home in Chokio, where they raised their family. Dennis worked various carpenter jobs and for several years he worked for Hasslen Construction in Ortonville. He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union #617 of Alexandria. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, buying things at auctions; he loved the outdoors and taking long walks; he liked to drive around the countryside, working on his house, fixing cars; he also collected die cast model cars and coins. He enjoyed spending time with the daycare kids, but after a long day he enjoyed taking Lorraine Sumner Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 6 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Bellingham, for Lorraine Sumner. Rev. David Hall officiated. Congregational songs were sung, with Becky Knudson at the organ. Honorary pallbearers were Lorraine's card playing ladies, dialysis nurses and the staff of Golden Prairie. Active pallbearers included; Doug Roehl, Mark Simone, Scott Sumner, Kimber Roehl, Kyle Schroeder and Mark Fischbach. Concluding services were held at the church cemetery. Lorraine Janette Roehl was born April 11, 1922, in Madison, to parents William and Ella (Pansch) Roehl. - She was baptized arid confirmed into the Christian Faith at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Bellingham. Lorraine attended school in Bellingham, graduating from Bellingham High School in 1940. She was united in marriage on March 12, 1942 to Burton T. Sumner at Jackson. To this union one daughter was born. After marriage Lorraine and Burton started farming on Lorraine's parents homestead. They farmed their entire lives. Death came to Lorraine, Sept. 3, 2003; at the Golden Prairie Care Center in Watertown, SD. She had reached the age of 81 years, four months and 22 days. In life Lorraine enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, writing, playing cards, handiwork, cross word puzzles, visiting with her friends, and especially coloring with her great- grandchildren. Lorraine is survived by her daughter Dianne Dybevik of rural Bellingham, two grandchildren; Lynn and husband Monty Athey of Big Stone City, SD, and Timothy Dybevik and wife Rebecca Lund of Maplewood, three great-grandchildren Ashely and Jackson Athey of Big Stone City, SD, and Theodore Lund Dybevik of Maplewood, one brother, Lowell and wife Chris Roehl of Burnsville. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents William and Ella, husband Burton in 1980, son-in-law Chuck Dybevik in 1998 and two brothers in infancy. Save this paper !0r recycling with his family and friends. Dennis was diagnosed with Hepatoma Liver Cancer on July 22, 2003. After several weeks of medical attention and Chemotherapy Dennis lost his battle and died on Sept. 6, 2003 at his .home in Chokio, having lived to reach the age of 60 years. He is survived by his wife: Patricia Hawkenson of Chokio; four children: Michael (Kim) Hawkenson of Spicer, Julie (Bruce) Nelson of Barnesville, Wendy (Chris) Lang of Sartell and Shelly (Steve Jr.) Banken of Chokio; five grandchildren: Heather Rose and Jacoby Robert Hawkenson, Marie Nelson and Samantha Rae and Kyleigh Jo Banken; four brothers: Ernest Hawkinson of Chokio, Elmer Hawkinson of St. Cloud, Raymond Hawkinson of Minneapolis and Clarence (Evelyn) Hawkinson of Roseville, CA; two sisters: Helen (Donald) Gaulrapp of Herman and Delores (James Sr.) Flaa of Plymouth and sister-in-law: Barb Hawkinson of Sioux City, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Lloyd, Norman, Donald "Duck" Hawkinson and one sister: Verna Rosenmerkel. Serving as pallbearers for the service are David Hawkinson, Ronnie Hawkinson, Jim Flaa, Jacob Reich, Chad Brandt and Wes Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald "Oscar" Brandt, Don Lambert, Leo Honkomp, David Kjenstad, Gene Krie, Marv Ostermann, Lynn Brown, Ron Davis, Heather Rose and Jacoby Robert Hawkenson, Amanda Marie Nelson and Samantha Rae and Kyleigh Jo Banken. Amy Blackwelder will serve as organist with Tom and Pearl Horning providing special music for the service. Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the arrangements. Girl born to Michael Sterns Anna Marie Stern was born Aug. 26th at 4:20 p.m. Anna weighed 7 Ibs, 4 oz and was 20 3/4 inches long. Proud parents are Michael and Sheila Stern of Maple Grove. Grandparents are Mary and the late Bob Worrall of Ortonville, Lee and Sharon Stern of Springfield. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY at a fraction of the cost of larger cornmunitiest. 75 NORTH ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 If you're happy and you know it... ...write a letter to the editor! '00 Jeep GRAND LAREDO s14,68500 SUnroof Rosen news i By Mrs. M.J. Kirehberg Andy Karels of Savage, John Karels of Fargo were Labor Day weekend guests at the home of their mother Mrs. Almira Karels. Additional Sunday, Atig. 31 visitors were Terry Resendahl, Jenny Holdquist of Fargo and Eileen Karels of Fergus Falls. They all attended a family potluck supper and going away party for Joey Karels at the Joe Karels home on Sunday evening, Aug. 31. He will be leaving with Nat'l Guard for training and service at Camp Stewart in Georgia. Paul Karels who attends the Cardinal Muench Seminary in Fargo spent Labor Day weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels. Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Adelman and Victoria of Albertville spent Labor Day weekend at the home of his parents John Adelmans. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher and Adam attended the Baptism of Emma Grace in Brookings and were among guests at the Jeff Rademacher home in Aurora in honor of their daughter's Baptism. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kluxdal and family of Bloomington spent Labor Day weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Croatt spent Labor Day weekend at the home of her sister Mr. and Mrs. Lester Yatchoske at Forreston. Mrs. Myra Schmieg was a Monday, Sept. 1 afternoon and supper guest at the Tim Stengel home in rural Milbank. Mrs. Julie Henrich accompanied Mr. and Mrs Matt Henrich and family to the Cities and spent Labor Day weekend at the Paul Kindlespire home in New Hope. Serria Jones of Blaine spent Wednesday, Aug. 27 till Sept. 1 at the home of her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd. Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud spent Labor Day weekend at the Lester Millerbernds. Labor Day guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels and family of Big Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels, Blaine and Kayla of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Erdmann of Madison, Michael Prebinow who attends Vo-Tech in Wahpeton spent the weekend at his parental home. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd spent Lalxjr Day visiting at the Larry Wiederhoeft home in Madelia. Eugene Schmieg of Big Stone and Irene Karels of Ortonville accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg spent Labor Day visiting at the Pete Shipe home near Ogema. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pavelko and family of Worthington and Mrs. and Mrs. Dennis Moser of Rapid City were Labor Day weekend guests at the Bernard Pillatzki home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman were among relatives that attended the Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Leander Kallhoff at the American Legion in Madison on Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. David Kallhoff of Beaver Crossing, NE, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kallhoff of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Henrich and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the steak fry at the Bellingham Legion on Labor Day. THE BIG STONE LAKE AREA DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET Support Wetland Conservation >5:30 P.M. Social Hour >7:00 P.M. Supper at The Matador Supper Club, Ortonville, MN Tickets are available at Hasslen Construction Co., Progressive Collision & Glass, Jim & Sons Lumber, Sonny's, Ellingson's, Inc., Shady Oak Realty, Co-op Shop, Clinton and Committee members. Early Bird Tickets Must Be Purchased by Sept. 12th! AUCTIONS -- PRIZES --, GREAT FUN Good Friends... Good Times... Great Cause/ DUCKS UNLIMI D, INC. ,9, 2003 1 INDEPENDENT III Page 9 Dennis Hawkenson ries Funeral services for Dennis Pat out for a nice leisurely dinner. He Hawkenson of Chokio will be held especially enjoyed the time he spent Schroeder for LeRoy "Lee" 5, of Ortonville, were )t. 5, 2003 at the in Ortonville. on Dec. 1, 1936 in to Hiram and Tillie Schroeder. He was COnfirmed at Grace in Albee, SD. Lee school in Albee and .villo, SD. in the U.S. Navy 955 through 1959 on 18, 1961, Lee was Darlene Krueger in Beardsley. age they moved to Lee worked for ick Streit ick Streit, 82, of Aug. 2, 2003 as the tts and elementary Joseph's parish in Terrace Park Dairy in 1964 and then moved to Big Stone City continuing delivering milk for different dairies. He also picked up bulk milk for Frigo Cheese until 1972 when he started working for Cold Spring Granite, retiring in May of 2002. Lee was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and of the Big Stone Legion Post #229. Lee enjoyed fishing, hunting and going to coffee with friends. Survivors include his wife, Darlene of Big Stone City, SD; one son, Mark (Rickie) Schroeder of Palmdale, CA; two daughters, Kim (Brent) Hasslen of Ortonville and Jody (Bryan) Biever of Big Stone City, SD. Four grandchildren, one step-granddaughter and one great-grandson; sister, Inez Marker of Janesville; mother-in-law, Irma Krueger of Graceville; brother- in-law Richard (Jeanne) Krueger of Clinton; two cousins-in-law, Donald (Susan Firchau of Maynard and Ervin (Jean) Firchau of Graceville. Preceding Lee in death were his parents, one sister and her spouse, three brothers and their spouses. The l.arson funeral home of Ortonvitle was in charge of arrangements. married Harvey and then moved to Harvey established a in construction, through out the San Francisco/Oakland area. In their leisure they fished. One of Marie's feats was hooking and landing a 42 Ib salmon. After they retired they traveled in their motor home, fishing and visiting their far flung relatives. In 1986 Harvey began losing his vi, sion due to macular degeneration. In 1988 he was diagnosed with a brain tumor which took his life in 1990. After Harvey's death Marie continued living in their house in Dublin, tending to'her flowers, orange tree and vegetable patch until her stroke. Survivors include one sister Ann Nordick of Washington, DC, nephews and niece Ron, Jan and Jack Nordick, cousins Delores, Genevieve, Joan, Roman and Tom Karels all of Ortonville and surrounding area. ler, 84, of Howard within the Savior Jesus ray peacefully at 61st wedding 1, 2003. Morris was united in marriage to Iona Hilda Boeckelman on Sept. 1, 1942 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Morris was baptized in 1946 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Johnson, and confirmed in 1947. After his military service, Morris a reflection of his  -farmed inthe Johnson area for35 and his love of years. While farming he was also a Were held Sept. 4, an Church in llobert Hellmann .naUsic was by Mrs. Vas in St. Paul's grandson, Greg, Michael, Ryan, by Swanson- Inc., Cokato Dec. I, 1918 in W. and Anna Miller. He grew local schools in his country in the 1941 to 1945, WWII and the e. The Bronze Star for his military Pioneer Seed Corn Salesman. The couple retired and moved to Howard Lake in 1980. There Morris was active in both his church and community. He became a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Montrose. Morris is survived by his wife, Iona of Howard Lake; children, Rodney (Kathy) of Howard Lake, Larry (Diane) of Montrose, Connie Brown of Apple Valley, Nancy (Larry) Andrews of South St. Paul and Wayne (Sandy) of Moorhead; 15 grandchildren, Greg, Pam, Sandi, "Russ, Brad, Michelle, Amanda, Melissa, Matthew, Megan, Michael, Ryan, Brenda, Brent and Nate; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, Lola Wallace of Colorado and Doreen Sterup of Nebraska; sister-in-law Ada Miller of Glencoe, and many nieces and nephews. Morris was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard and Orlin and sister Ada Bond. riday, Sept. 26, 2003 PUr web site at www.ortonvUleindependent.com ,,) SIZES OF STORAGE AREAS: 10'xl0' 10'x20' 10'x30' this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chokio. Father Nathan Packard will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery in DeGraff. Dennis Robert Hawkenson, son of Carl and Helena (Johnson) Hawkenson, was born Aug. 18, 1943 in Morris. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chokio. He received his schooling at the Chokio Grade School and Chokio High School. On Aug. 27, 1966, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ebnet at St. Bridget's Church in DeGraff by Monsignor Trainer. The couple made their home in Chokio, where they raised their family. Dennis worked various carpenter jobs and for several years he worked for Hasslen Construction in Ortonville. He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union #617 of Alexandria. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, buying things at auctions; he loved the outdoors and taking long walks; he liked to drive around the countryside, working on his house, fixing cars; he also collected die cast model cars and coins. He enjoyed spending time with the daycare kids, but after a long day he enjoyed taking Lorraine Sumner Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 6 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Bellingham, for Lorraine Sumner. Rev. David Hall officiated. Congregational songs were sung, with Becky Knudson at the organ. Honorary pallbearers were Lorraine's card playing ladies, dialysis nurses and the staff of Golden Prairie. Active pallbearers included; Doug Roehl, Mark Simone, Scott Sumner, Kimber Roehl, Kyle Schroeder and Mark Fischbach. Concluding services were held at the church cemetery. Lorraine Janette Roehl was born April 11, 1922, in Madison, to parents William and Ella (Pansch) Roehl. - She was baptized arid confirmed into the Christian Faith at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Bellingham. Lorraine attended school in Bellingham, graduating from Bellingham High School in 1940. She was united in marriage on March 12, 1942 to Burton T. Sumner at Jackson. To this union one daughter was born. After marriage Lorraine and Burton started farming on Lorraine's parents homestead. They farmed their entire lives. Death came to Lorraine, Sept. 3, 2003; at the Golden Prairie Care Center in Watertown, SD. She had reached the age of 81 years, four months and 22 days. In life Lorraine enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, writing, playing cards, handiwork, cross word puzzles, visiting with her friends, and especially coloring with her great- grandchildren. Lorraine is survived by her daughter Dianne Dybevik of rural Bellingham, two grandchildren; Lynn and husband Monty Athey of Big Stone City, SD, and Timothy Dybevik and wife Rebecca Lund of Maplewood, three great-grandchildren Ashely and Jackson Athey of Big Stone City, SD, and Theodore Lund Dybevik of Maplewood, one brother, Lowell and wife Chris Roehl of Burnsville. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents William and Ella, husband Burton in 1980, son-in-law Chuck Dybevik in 1998 and two brothers in infancy. Save this paper !0r recycling with his family and friends. Dennis was diagnosed with Hepatoma Liver Cancer on July 22, 2003. After several weeks of medical attention and Chemotherapy Dennis lost his battle and died on Sept. 6, 2003 at his .home in Chokio, having lived to reach the age of 60 years. He is survived by his wife: Patricia Hawkenson of Chokio; four children: Michael (Kim) Hawkenson of Spicer, Julie (Bruce) Nelson of Barnesville, Wendy (Chris) Lang of Sartell and Shelly (Steve Jr.) Banken of Chokio; five grandchildren: Heather Rose and Jacoby Robert Hawkenson, Marie Nelson and Samantha Rae and Kyleigh Jo Banken; four brothers: Ernest Hawkinson of Chokio, Elmer Hawkinson of St. Cloud, Raymond Hawkinson of Minneapolis and Clarence (Evelyn) Hawkinson of Roseville, CA; two sisters: Helen (Donald) Gaulrapp of Herman and Delores (James Sr.) Flaa of Plymouth and sister-in-law: Barb Hawkinson of Sioux City, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Lloyd, Norman, Donald "Duck" Hawkinson and one sister: Verna Rosenmerkel. Serving as pallbearers for the service are David Hawkinson, Ronnie Hawkinson, Jim Flaa, Jacob Reich, Chad Brandt and Wes Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald "Oscar" Brandt, Don Lambert, Leo Honkomp, David Kjenstad, Gene Krie, Marv Ostermann, Lynn Brown, Ron Davis, Heather Rose and Jacoby Robert Hawkenson, Amanda Marie Nelson and Samantha Rae and Kyleigh Jo Banken. Amy Blackwelder will serve as organist with Tom and Pearl Horning providing special music for the service. Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the arrangements. Girl born to Michael Sterns Anna Marie Stern was born Aug. 26th at 4:20 p.m. Anna weighed 7 Ibs, 4 oz and was 20 3/4 inches long. Proud parents are Michael and Sheila Stern of Maple Grove. Grandparents are Mary and the late Bob Worrall of Ortonville, Lee and Sharon Stern of Springfield. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY at a fraction of the cost of larger cornmunitiest. 75 NORTH ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 If you're happy and you know it... ...write a letter to the editor! '00 Jeep GRAND LAREDO s14,68500 SUnroof Rosen news i By Mrs. M.J. Kirehberg Andy Karels of Savage, John Karels of Fargo were Labor Day weekend guests at the home of their mother Mrs. Almira Karels. Additional Sunday, Atig. 31 visitors were Terry Resendahl, Jenny Holdquist of Fargo and Eileen Karels of Fergus Falls. They all attended a family potluck supper and going away party for Joey Karels at the Joe Karels home on Sunday evening, Aug. 31. He will be leaving with Nat'l Guard for training and service at Camp Stewart in Georgia. Paul Karels who attends the Cardinal Muench Seminary in Fargo spent Labor Day weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels. Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Adelman and Victoria of Albertville spent Labor Day weekend at the home of his parents John Adelmans. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher and Adam attended the Baptism of Emma Grace in Brookings and were among guests at the Jeff Rademacher home in Aurora in honor of their daughter's Baptism. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kluxdal and family of Bloomington spent Labor Day weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Croatt spent Labor Day weekend at the home of her sister Mr. and Mrs. Lester Yatchoske at Forreston. Mrs. Myra Schmieg was a Monday, Sept. 1 afternoon and supper guest at the Tim Stengel home in rural Milbank. Mrs. Julie Henrich accompanied Mr. and Mrs Matt Henrich and family to the Cities and spent Labor Day weekend at the Paul Kindlespire home in New Hope. Serria Jones of Blaine spent Wednesday, Aug. 27 till Sept. 1 at the home of her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd. Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud spent Labor Day weekend at the Lester Millerbernds. Labor Day guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels and family of Big Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels, Blaine and Kayla of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Erdmann of Madison, Michael Prebinow who attends Vo-Tech in Wahpeton spent the weekend at his parental home. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd spent Lalxjr Day visiting at the Larry Wiederhoeft home in Madelia. Eugene Schmieg of Big Stone and Irene Karels of Ortonville accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg spent Labor Day visiting at the Pete Shipe home near Ogema. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pavelko and family of Worthington and Mrs. and Mrs. Dennis Moser of Rapid City were Labor Day weekend guests at the Bernard Pillatzki home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman were among relatives that attended the Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Leander Kallhoff at the American Legion in Madison on Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. David Kallhoff of Beaver Crossing, NE, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kallhoff of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Henrich and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the steak fry at the Bellingham Legion on Labor Day. THE BIG STONE LAKE AREA DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET Support Wetland Conservation >5:30 P.M. Social Hour >7:00 P.M. Supper at The Matador Supper Club, Ortonville, MN Tickets are available at Hasslen Construction Co., Progressive Collision & Glass, Jim & Sons Lumber, Sonny's, Ellingson's, Inc., Shady Oak Realty, Co-op Shop, Clinton and Committee members. Early Bird Tickets Must Be Purchased by Sept. 12th! AUCTIONS -- PRIZES --, GREAT FUN Good Friends... Good Times... Great Cause/ DUCKS UNLIMI D, INC. ,9, 2003 1 INDEPENDENT III Page 9