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r|es Schwandt i1r Funeral Home death of Roland of 00Who I 3M in care ser- S day In th I1 e tz A. Erickson officiated Was in the Milbank Vas presented by James VOcalist, Phyllis Schultz, pallbearers were "All Casket bearers were: James Anderson, e, Ryan Kargleder, Alvin Schwarze ehwandt and Brad I Louis Schwandt was born in Alban Township, SD; the son of William ) Schwandt. He on April 9, 1916, at St. eran Church at Alban w. Rev. E.C.A. Bartling. ia I.th his family in Alban .Short time, then the family the A agust Mueller farm a sout of Big Stone City, elementary school lip. Roland was the Lutheran faith on at St. John's Lutheran Rev. William Hartman. and graduated from }1, Ortonville. in marriage June 23, Lutheran Church in ith Beatrice Fischer. marriage, the couple farm, south of Big for 4 years. They !M; Lincoln were held at 1:30 5, for Ethel Mac waska Lutheran MN. Rev. Todd Kathy Hanson lnst and vocalist was lwartz, daughter of (Stevenson) Aug. 14, 1912 in 9prings, SD. She grew up and attended school grade. 1929, she was to Alfred Lincoln i, $1 The couple farmed !Ost their farm in the after which mey worked for others. In 1944, to the Kensington- February of 1968, away. Shortly after h, Ethel moved to she resided until the Norby rvices were held last llth, 1999, at Miller Sioux Falls, SD, for , 78, of Sioux Falls." sept. 9, 1999 at Avera ital. Interment was in [emorial Park, Sioux }Y, the son of Leonard L' :stra) Norby, was , at Chancellor, .up and received his Falls and Parker, from Parker High to Sioux Falls in 1941 the U.S. Army. He War II, receiving in 1946 with ,of Sergeant. % discharge he returned to r12 tn he was united in Oestreich at purchased the Mathilda Schwandt farmstead, located by Big Tom, and lived there for 49 years before moving into Milbank. The Big Tom farm has been in the Schwandt family since 1883. Roland Schwandt was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church of Milbank and a member of the Grant County Farmers Union. He served as treasurer of the Alban Township Schools and a Draft Board member. He was a member of the Grant County Crop Improvement Association. He held offices at both St. John's Lutheran Church and at Emanuel Lutheran Church. He was active in 4-H, both as a youth and as an adult leader. He was 4-H leader of the State Line Dairy Club who won the National Championship of Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest in 4-H club division. He was a long time member of the Grant County D.H.I.A. and enjoyed dairy cattle a great deal. He won several awards at the South Dakota State Fair with his dairy cattle. Left to cherish Roland's memory are his wife, Beatrice of Milbank, SD; Two sons: Randall and wife Evelyn Schwandt of Salt Lake City, UT; and Calvin and wife Darleen Schwandt of Lakeside Club Lots of winners at eighth next meeting " S00T00e'L?e00sid?C00lu00b00t00Shep t.7th Oak Tree Classic tourney at the home of JoAnn VanLith with nine members answering roll call reporting the various herbs and vitamins they are using as preventive medicine. Shirley Voeltz conducted the business meeting, Ellen Mueller gave the secretary-treasurer's reports, and distributed the updated membership list which she had compiled. Personal care items for the Women's Advocacy Center were collected. Camillus Mueller led the group in a game and quiz titled "Are You a Good Judge of Character?" Peg Dunston reported on the TRAM ride which she and her husband participated in during August and rides which they are planning in the future. JoAnn Strei won the door prize. The Club voted to again subscribe to the Junior National Geographic magazine as a Christmas gift for Jimmy. Next meeting will be held Oct. 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Shirley Voeltz. JoAnn VanLith will be in charge of the program. Roll call is to bring a pumpkin to be carved and a new pumpkin recipe. Items for The Pantry will be collected. DeNeui-Sigler The Eighth Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, September llth with 137 players forming 46 teams. Players came from as far away as Fargo, Moorhead, Sioux Falls and the Twin Cities area with nearly 60 coming from other than the Ortonville area. About half the teams were sponsored by local businesses or Ortonville Area Health Service vendors. Cash dona- tions and a great vriety of door prizes were also received from many ven- dors and friends of the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. The volun- teer tournament committee provided a well-organized day which combined with the beautiful golf course and delicious meal made for a great day. Players were called off the course for a brief time during the electrical storm, but all teams completed their game. Winning first place at the Eighth Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was the team of Andrea Gapp, Tim Gapp & Brett Jacobsen, Tim & Andrea are from Milbank, and Brett is from Ortonville. Second place winners were Erv Mikkelson, Ortonville, Garry Mikkelson, Willmar and Dean Mikkelson, Sioux Falls. The team of Brian Kagley, St. Cloud, Christensen won the Longest Drive for women. Longest Putt winners were Sev Steen for men and Loft Larson for women. Closest to pin tro- phies were awarded to men on Holes 15 & 2 to Brian Stamp and Joe Berning respectively. Sue Rausch won both of the Closest to Pin awards for,women on Hole 6 and on Hole 17. The Big Stone Health Gare Foundation raffle drawing was held following the tournament. Winner of the golf car was Kelly Larson of Ortonville. Duetsch's Country Market won the Les Kouba Print "Antelope in Ranch Country". The Les Kouba print "Gambels Quail at Bed Rock" was won by Bob Neises from Waconia. William Petersen, from Plymouth won the Eahtonka Cruise. The Oak Tree Classic Sweatshirts were won by Isaac Cloos from Big Stone City and Mary Ann Ulrich from Ortonville. Carl Siewert, Ortonville won the Bateman framed print and the Gas Grill was won by Terry Gere from Ortonville. The Limo/Casino trip was won by Mary Ann Ulrich from Ortonville. Paula Rausch from Big Stone City won the set of golf clubs and bag. Mike Rausch won a Country Club Jacket and Jean Schnabel from Ashley, ND won the Gentleman Mikkelson from Sioux Falls, SD won the weekend stay at the Days Inn- Mall of America. The camera was won by Randy Lussenden of Morris. A special drawing for a left handed putter was held and was won by Sue Pansch of Appleton. In addition, near- ly 50 donated door prizes were given to tournament participants through a drawing. High Biddors on the Silent Auction include: Lodging/Golf/Meals package by Sue Cook from Maple Grove, MN; Framed & Matted Les Kouba print by CenBank; $100 Flower Shop Certificate by Donna Johnson, Ortonville: Lakeshore RV Park recre- ation certificate by Augie Holmquist of Milbank; 100 Meat Package by Kelly Wittnebel of Nassau; Rod and Reel by Steve Strei; Goebel Co-Boy Figurine by Clara Lotthammer, Ortonville; Airline Travel Hard Cover Golf Club Case by Rosita Rogatzke of Watertown, SD; Golf Club Jacket by Dave Ellingson, Timberwolves print by Chris Peterson and "Glory of Their Times" Audio Cassette Collectors Set by Dr. Robert Ross. Steve Barr was the high bidder on a pressure washer brought to the silent auction on Friday afternoon. The Oak "lee Classic Tournament, Des Moines, IA. Two daughters: Barbara and husband George baby shower set Kargleder of Orion, Michigan and Marcia and husband Scott Diagostine A baby shower will be held for of Rancho Palos Verde, CA. and 7 Melanie Sigler daughter of Melissa grandchildren. Two brothers: Rev. DeNeui and Gary Sigler of Clinton Herbert and wife Kathy Schwandt of on Saturday, Sept. 18th from 2 to 4 Upper Marlboro, Maryland and Earl p.m. at the Clinton Legion Room. and wife Elaine Schwandt of Bruce Swigerd & Dr. Steven Winther, both from Ortonville took 3rd place. In addition, 8 other golfers quali- fied for trophies. Brad Welsh won Longest drive for men and Brenda Golfer figurine. The box of 12 golf balls was won by Cindy Angland from Miltona and Pauline Karels, Ortonville won the Clem Haskin's book "Breaking Barriers". Dean WCROC sheep grazing day set raffle, and silent auction event is the major fund raiser event that benefits the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. "Learn Agriculture" new online resource Litchfield, MN. Five sisters: Verna Stoehr of Ortonville; Elvera and husband Robert 'Cooper of Amherst, NY; Ethel Anderson of Ortonville; Alyce and husband Donald Holtquist of Big Stone City, SD; and Evelyn Henderson of Lincoln, NE, and many nieces and nephews. Roland was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Alvin. Ethel enjoyed quilting, arts and crafts, fishing, baking, gardening, and life in general. She is survived by four sons: Sidney (Peggy) of Belvedere, TX, David, Robert, and Charles all of Farwell; three daughters: Rose (Marvin) Henricks of Starbuck, Alice Lincoln of Minneapolis, and Jane (Rudy) Giecek of Butte, MT; a sister: Fldtence Jacobson of Milbank, SD; 15 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son: James; one brother: Clyde Schwartz; six sisters: Annie, Bessie, Dora, Grace, Irene, and Hazel; and two grandsons: Kenneth and Tom. Pallbearers were Donald, Steven and Timothy Hendcks, Mark Frovarp, Jason Henricks and David Thompson. Interment was in the Lands Lutheran Cemetery in Hoffman, MN. Ortonville. The couple made their home in Sioux Falls where Harvey worked for the Sioux Falls Police Dept. He worked from 1948 until 1959 in both the uniform division and the detective division as Sergeant. In 1961, Harvey began his career with Iowa Mutual Insurance. He retired in 1982 as Branch Claims Manager. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include: wife Betty Norby, Sioux Falls, SD; daughter Donna Wehrkamp and her husband, Layton, Hartford, SD, daughter Janet Norby, Sioux Falls, SD, daughter Connie Symes, Sioux Falls, SD, daughter Barbara Kjellsen Timmons and her husband, Greg, Denver, CO and a sister Lila James and her husband, John, Omaha, NE. Also five grandchildren. KEF CANDLES E GIFT OF HOME FRAGRANCING TM New! from Yankee Candle@! Banana Nut Bread Patchouli Sage & Citrus Island Mango TM MN 56278 T & GIFTS Phone (320) 839-6102 Cancer Board meet Big Stone County Cancer Board will meet Mon., Sept. 20, at Cashtown Cafe from 11:30 until 1 p.m. Fibromyalgia Gp., meets Sept, 14th Madison Area Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at the Madison Hospital basement on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. For more information call Janet Parker in Odessa at (320) 273-2127. The support group meets the second Tuesday of every month and is a support/informational group for those with fibromyalgia and lupus. A few characteristics of The annual Sheep and Grazing Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999 at the WCROC office building. This year's program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Speakers and topics will include Dr. Margot Rudstrom discussing the economics of grazing sheep, Mr. Mike Caskey discussing animal performance and economics from the Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program. Dr. Bill Head will discuss recent and future research topics, Dr. Greg Cuomo will talk about results that deal with Stockpiled Grazing Options, and Mr. Bob Padula will discuss the implementation of a Sheep Quality Assurance Program. The program will last until 12:00 at which time participants are welcome to tour the facilities. There will also be a Minnesota Lamb and fibromyalgia were general fatigue, Wool Association board meeting chrome headaches, morning stiffness, immediately following the field day. muscle acnes ann soreness, non- Everyone who is interested in sheep restorative sleep/sleep disturbances, or grazing are welcome to attend. If regnancy, I nt loss center director to speak in Morris Tuesday, September 21, 1999 marks a unique opportunity. Charlene D. Nelson, Executive Director of the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center, and bereaved mother of an infant son, will be in Morris at the Stevens Community Medical Center's Multipurpose Room. A 7:00 p.m. pub- lic meeting will focus on what to do and say when someone you know has a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. The meeting will be two hours in length and will feature local fami- lies that have recently had to face a miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant death. What helped them? What could you do to help? That same day there will also be two one-hour sessions at 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. that will focus on our own attitudes and responses to infant death. They will discuss tips for care- givers as they participate in such a life-changing event for bereaved fam- ilies. Stacie Manska of Morris takes this to heart. In November, 1997, she gave birth to Levi who died just two days later due to heart complications. Stacie says, "The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center has really been a big help to me. They know what I have been through because they have lost children." Stacie was able to raise more than $400 to have Charlene come to Morris. The Pregnancy and Infant Loss center was established in 1983 by par- ents and professionals to serve the unique needs of bereaved families and their care providers. The death of a baby can be one of life's greatest heartaches and we stand as a vital resource to assist the bereaved during this painful and diffi- cult time. If you would like more informa- tion on the September meeting, please call Stacie Manska at (320)589-2343. MEMORY WALK '99 Come Walk With Us Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999 10.0 All - Lalub Farkq Park MIIbanl W OrtonviUe Area Health Servioes, St. William's Hcnne for the Aged and Beverly Healfftcare invite you to .ome  L t to atse funds for the Alzheimer's Association: tO:OO AM nqMna md  Vuman All pledges must be turned inQn. or before  2nd. Imt Wi Bqim 2 miles starting and ending at Lake Farley 11:15 AM Pod-Wdk Picnic, Prb al Awarcb. Picnic FREE Ix) dl Wdlmm- Pde awanlocl fa. *Youngest Walker *Oldest Walker ,Highest Pledge Totals for'Individual and Team ,$75 in Pledges Earns you a Sweatshirt ,Many Team Prizes you have further questions contact us at (320) 589-1711. UMVRDC Sept. meeting The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 at the Appleton Civic Center. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. The UMVRDC will also be celebrating its 25th Anniversary that day with an open house from 2-.4:30 p.m. at the UMVRDC office. Join us for the refreshments and a tour of the office. Minnesota schools have a new online resource for learning about agriculture. The Web site, www.learn agriculture.org, was launched this fall as a cooperative project involving more than two dozen farm organizations, ag. ri-businesses, government agencres, and public education groups in Minnesota. " "We view this as a collaborative effort to better serve students and teachers by providing a 'one-stop shop' for ag literacy links and materials on the Internet," says A1 Withers, head of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Ag in the Classroom project, St. Paul. I I I Ih ,n 2000 Ford F-250 4x4 XLT '84 Ford Econoline Van Crew Cab - 7.3L Diesel Air - Tilt - Cruise - Nice Affordable Conv, Van MILBANK FORD...WHERE YOU GET SERVICE AFTER THE SALE*. Call Us Toll Free For A Deal - 1-800-594-9409 "Working hard to earn your business." Milbank Ford & Mercury West Hwy. 12 Milbank, SD 57252 605-432-4525 SUMMER SALES HOURS: M-F 8-6, Thurs 8-6, Sat 8-12 i D. Ronn McDanid O.D. Optomar Catar, d" LavrS,'y Primary Eye Can, Health Care Providers Working Together to Bring Cataract Surgery to Ortonville Complete eye care and cataract surgery isavailable in Ortonville. You do not have to travel outside of your community to have your vision tested and treated for cataracts. With Dr. Zervas and Dr. McDaniel offering comprehensive diagnostic and pre- and post-operative surgical services, you now have advanced eye care available right here in town. If someone you love is not able to experience life to its fullest because of vision loss, call Dr. McDaniel for a complete vision evaluation today, or ask for a free brochure explaining the symptoms and treatment of cataracts. Ronn McDaniel, O.D. 128 NW Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3413 Your Care Team Eye 1999 Midwest Surgical Services, Inc. lt. 14, 1999 00INDEPENDENT Page 7 r|es Schwandt i1r Funeral Home death of Roland of 00Who I 3M in care ser- S day In th I1 e tz A. Erickson officiated Was in the Milbank Vas presented by James VOcalist, Phyllis Schultz, pallbearers were "All Casket bearers were: James Anderson, e, Ryan Kargleder, Alvin Schwarze ehwandt and Brad I Louis Schwandt was born in Alban Township, SD; the son of William ) Schwandt. He on April 9, 1916, at St. eran Church at Alban w. Rev. E.C.A. Bartling. ia I.th his family in Alban .Short time, then the family the A agust Mueller farm a sout of Big Stone City, elementary school lip. Roland was the Lutheran faith on at St. John's Lutheran Rev. William Hartman. and graduated from }1, Ortonville. in marriage June 23, Lutheran Church in ith Beatrice Fischer. marriage, the couple farm, south of Big for 4 years. They !M; Lincoln were held at 1:30 5, for Ethel Mac waska Lutheran MN. Rev. Todd Kathy Hanson lnst and vocalist was lwartz, daughter of (Stevenson) Aug. 14, 1912 in 9prings, SD. She grew up and attended school grade. 1929, she was to Alfred Lincoln i, $1 The couple farmed !Ost their farm in the after which mey worked for others. In 1944, to the Kensington- February of 1968, away. Shortly after h, Ethel moved to she resided until the Norby rvices were held last llth, 1999, at Miller Sioux Falls, SD, for , 78, of Sioux Falls." sept. 9, 1999 at Avera ital. Interment was in [emorial Park, Sioux }Y, the son of Leonard L' :stra) Norby, was , at Chancellor, .up and received his Falls and Parker, from Parker High to Sioux Falls in 1941 the U.S. Army. He War II, receiving in 1946 with ,of Sergeant. % discharge he returned to r12 tn he was united in Oestreich at purchased the Mathilda Schwandt farmstead, located by Big Tom, and lived there for 49 years before moving into Milbank. The Big Tom farm has been in the Schwandt family since 1883. Roland Schwandt was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church of Milbank and a member of the Grant County Farmers Union. He served as treasurer of the Alban Township Schools and a Draft Board member. He was a member of the Grant County Crop Improvement Association. He held offices at both St. John's Lutheran Church and at Emanuel Lutheran Church. He was active in 4-H, both as a youth and as an adult leader. He was 4-H leader of the State Line Dairy Club who won the National Championship of Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest in 4-H club division. He was a long time member of the Grant County D.H.I.A. and enjoyed dairy cattle a great deal. He won several awards at the South Dakota State Fair with his dairy cattle. Left to cherish Roland's memory are his wife, Beatrice of Milbank, SD; Two sons: Randall and wife Evelyn Schwandt of Salt Lake City, UT; and Calvin and wife Darleen Schwandt of Lakeside Club Lots of winners at eighth next meeting " S00T00e'L?e00sid?C00lu00b00t00Shep t.7th Oak Tree Classic tourney at the home of JoAnn VanLith with nine members answering roll call reporting the various herbs and vitamins they are using as preventive medicine. Shirley Voeltz conducted the business meeting, Ellen Mueller gave the secretary-treasurer's reports, and distributed the updated membership list which she had compiled. Personal care items for the Women's Advocacy Center were collected. Camillus Mueller led the group in a game and quiz titled "Are You a Good Judge of Character?" Peg Dunston reported on the TRAM ride which she and her husband participated in during August and rides which they are planning in the future. JoAnn Strei won the door prize. The Club voted to again subscribe to the Junior National Geographic magazine as a Christmas gift for Jimmy. Next meeting will be held Oct. 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Shirley Voeltz. JoAnn VanLith will be in charge of the program. Roll call is to bring a pumpkin to be carved and a new pumpkin recipe. Items for The Pantry will be collected. DeNeui-Sigler The Eighth Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, September llth with 137 players forming 46 teams. Players came from as far away as Fargo, Moorhead, Sioux Falls and the Twin Cities area with nearly 60 coming from other than the Ortonville area. About half the teams were sponsored by local businesses or Ortonville Area Health Service vendors. Cash dona- tions and a great vriety of door prizes were also received from many ven- dors and friends of the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. The volun- teer tournament committee provided a well-organized day which combined with the beautiful golf course and delicious meal made for a great day. Players were called off the course for a brief time during the electrical storm, but all teams completed their game. Winning first place at the Eighth Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was the team of Andrea Gapp, Tim Gapp & Brett Jacobsen, Tim & Andrea are from Milbank, and Brett is from Ortonville. Second place winners were Erv Mikkelson, Ortonville, Garry Mikkelson, Willmar and Dean Mikkelson, Sioux Falls. The team of Brian Kagley, St. Cloud, Christensen won the Longest Drive for women. Longest Putt winners were Sev Steen for men and Loft Larson for women. Closest to pin tro- phies were awarded to men on Holes 15 & 2 to Brian Stamp and Joe Berning respectively. Sue Rausch won both of the Closest to Pin awards for,women on Hole 6 and on Hole 17. The Big Stone Health Gare Foundation raffle drawing was held following the tournament. Winner of the golf car was Kelly Larson of Ortonville. Duetsch's Country Market won the Les Kouba Print "Antelope in Ranch Country". The Les Kouba print "Gambels Quail at Bed Rock" was won by Bob Neises from Waconia. William Petersen, from Plymouth won the Eahtonka Cruise. The Oak Tree Classic Sweatshirts were won by Isaac Cloos from Big Stone City and Mary Ann Ulrich from Ortonville. Carl Siewert, Ortonville won the Bateman framed print and the Gas Grill was won by Terry Gere from Ortonville. The Limo/Casino trip was won by Mary Ann Ulrich from Ortonville. Paula Rausch from Big Stone City won the set of golf clubs and bag. Mike Rausch won a Country Club Jacket and Jean Schnabel from Ashley, ND won the Gentleman Mikkelson from Sioux Falls, SD won the weekend stay at the Days Inn- Mall of America. The camera was won by Randy Lussenden of Morris. A special drawing for a left handed putter was held and was won by Sue Pansch of Appleton. In addition, near- ly 50 donated door prizes were given to tournament participants through a drawing. High Biddors on the Silent Auction include: Lodging/Golf/Meals package by Sue Cook from Maple Grove, MN; Framed & Matted Les Kouba print by CenBank; $100 Flower Shop Certificate by Donna Johnson, Ortonville: Lakeshore RV Park recre- ation certificate by Augie Holmquist of Milbank; 100 Meat Package by Kelly Wittnebel of Nassau; Rod and Reel by Steve Strei; Goebel Co-Boy Figurine by Clara Lotthammer, Ortonville; Airline Travel Hard Cover Golf Club Case by Rosita Rogatzke of Watertown, SD; Golf Club Jacket by Dave Ellingson, Timberwolves print by Chris Peterson and "Glory of Their Times" Audio Cassette Collectors Set by Dr. Robert Ross. Steve Barr was the high bidder on a pressure washer brought to the silent auction on Friday afternoon. The Oak "lee Classic Tournament, Des Moines, IA. Two daughters: Barbara and husband George baby shower set Kargleder of Orion, Michigan and Marcia and husband Scott Diagostine A baby shower will be held for of Rancho Palos Verde, CA. and 7 Melanie Sigler daughter of Melissa grandchildren. Two brothers: Rev. DeNeui and Gary Sigler of Clinton Herbert and wife Kathy Schwandt of on Saturday, Sept. 18th from 2 to 4 Upper Marlboro, Maryland and Earl p.m. at the Clinton Legion Room. and wife Elaine Schwandt of Bruce Swigerd & Dr. Steven Winther, both from Ortonville took 3rd place. In addition, 8 other golfers quali- fied for trophies. Brad Welsh won Longest drive for men and Brenda Golfer figurine. The box of 12 golf balls was won by Cindy Angland from Miltona and Pauline Karels, Ortonville won the Clem Haskin's book "Breaking Barriers". Dean WCROC sheep grazing day set raffle, and silent auction event is the major fund raiser event that benefits the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. "Learn Agriculture" new online resource Litchfield, MN. Five sisters: Verna Stoehr of Ortonville; Elvera and husband Robert 'Cooper of Amherst, NY; Ethel Anderson of Ortonville; Alyce and husband Donald Holtquist of Big Stone City, SD; and Evelyn Henderson of Lincoln, NE, and many nieces and nephews. Roland was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Alvin. Ethel enjoyed quilting, arts and crafts, fishing, baking, gardening, and life in general. She is survived by four sons: Sidney (Peggy) of Belvedere, TX, David, Robert, and Charles all of Farwell; three daughters: Rose (Marvin) Henricks of Starbuck, Alice Lincoln of Minneapolis, and Jane (Rudy) Giecek of Butte, MT; a sister: Fldtence Jacobson of Milbank, SD; 15 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son: James; one brother: Clyde Schwartz; six sisters: Annie, Bessie, Dora, Grace, Irene, and Hazel; and two grandsons: Kenneth and Tom. Pallbearers were Donald, Steven and Timothy Hendcks, Mark Frovarp, Jason Henricks and David Thompson. Interment was in the Lands Lutheran Cemetery in Hoffman, MN. Ortonville. The couple made their home in Sioux Falls where Harvey worked for the Sioux Falls Police Dept. He worked from 1948 until 1959 in both the uniform division and the detective division as Sergeant. In 1961, Harvey began his career with Iowa Mutual Insurance. He retired in 1982 as Branch Claims Manager. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include: wife Betty Norby, Sioux Falls, SD; daughter Donna Wehrkamp and her husband, Layton, Hartford, SD, daughter Janet Norby, Sioux Falls, SD, daughter Connie Symes, Sioux Falls, SD, daughter Barbara Kjellsen Timmons and her husband, Greg, Denver, CO and a sister Lila James and her husband, John, Omaha, NE. Also five grandchildren. KEF CANDLES E GIFT OF HOME FRAGRANCING TM New! from Yankee Candle@! Banana Nut Bread Patchouli Sage & Citrus Island Mango TM MN 56278 T & GIFTS Phone (320) 839-6102 Cancer Board meet Big Stone County Cancer Board will meet Mon., Sept. 20, at Cashtown Cafe from 11:30 until 1 p.m. Fibromyalgia Gp., meets Sept, 14th Madison Area Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at the Madison Hospital basement on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. For more information call Janet Parker in Odessa at (320) 273-2127. The support group meets the second Tuesday of every month and is a support/informational group for those with fibromyalgia and lupus. A few characteristics of The annual Sheep and Grazing Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999 at the WCROC office building. This year's program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Speakers and topics will include Dr. Margot Rudstrom discussing the economics of grazing sheep, Mr. Mike Caskey discussing animal performance and economics from the Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program. Dr. Bill Head will discuss recent and future research topics, Dr. Greg Cuomo will talk about results that deal with Stockpiled Grazing Options, and Mr. Bob Padula will discuss the implementation of a Sheep Quality Assurance Program. The program will last until 12:00 at which time participants are welcome to tour the facilities. There will also be a Minnesota Lamb and fibromyalgia were general fatigue, Wool Association board meeting chrome headaches, morning stiffness, immediately following the field day. muscle acnes ann soreness, non- Everyone who is interested in sheep restorative sleep/sleep disturbances, or grazing are welcome to attend. If regnancy, I nt loss center director to speak in Morris Tuesday, September 21, 1999 marks a unique opportunity. Charlene D. Nelson, Executive Director of the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center, and bereaved mother of an infant son, will be in Morris at the Stevens Community Medical Center's Multipurpose Room. A 7:00 p.m. pub- lic meeting will focus on what to do and say when someone you know has a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. The meeting will be two hours in length and will feature local fami- lies that have recently had to face a miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant death. What helped them? What could you do to help? That same day there will also be two one-hour sessions at 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. that will focus on our own attitudes and responses to infant death. They will discuss tips for care- givers as they participate in such a life-changing event for bereaved fam- ilies. Stacie Manska of Morris takes this to heart. In November, 1997, she gave birth to Levi who died just two days later due to heart complications. Stacie says, "The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center has really been a big help to me. They know what I have been through because they have lost children." Stacie was able to raise more than $400 to have Charlene come to Morris. The Pregnancy and Infant Loss center was established in 1983 by par- ents and professionals to serve the unique needs of bereaved families and their care providers. The death of a baby can be one of life's greatest heartaches and we stand as a vital resource to assist the bereaved during this painful and diffi- cult time. If you would like more informa- tion on the September meeting, please call Stacie Manska at (320)589-2343. MEMORY WALK '99 Come Walk With Us Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999 10.0 All - Lalub Farkq Park MIIbanl W OrtonviUe Area Health Servioes, St. William's Hcnne for the Aged and Beverly Healfftcare invite you to .ome  L t to atse funds for the Alzheimer's Association: tO:OO AM nqMna md  Vuman All pledges must be turned inQn. or before  2nd. Imt Wi Bqim 2 miles starting and ending at Lake Farley 11:15 AM Pod-Wdk Picnic, Prb al Awarcb. Picnic FREE Ix) dl Wdlmm- Pde awanlocl fa. *Youngest Walker *Oldest Walker ,Highest Pledge Totals for'Individual and Team ,$75 in Pledges Earns you a Sweatshirt ,Many Team Prizes you have further questions contact us at (320) 589-1711. UMVRDC Sept. meeting The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 at the Appleton Civic Center. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. The UMVRDC will also be celebrating its 25th Anniversary that day with an open house from 2-.4:30 p.m. at the UMVRDC office. Join us for the refreshments and a tour of the office. Minnesota schools have a new online resource for learning about agriculture. The Web site, www.learn agriculture.org, was launched this fall as a cooperative project involving more than two dozen farm organizations, ag. ri-businesses, government agencres, and public education groups in Minnesota. " "We view this as a collaborative effort to better serve students and teachers by providing a 'one-stop shop' for ag literacy links and materials on the Internet," says A1 Withers, head of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Ag in the Classroom project, St. Paul. I I I Ih ,n 2000 Ford F-250 4x4 XLT '84 Ford Econoline Van Crew Cab - 7.3L Diesel Air - Tilt - Cruise - Nice Affordable Conv, Van MILBANK FORD...WHERE YOU GET SERVICE AFTER THE SALE*. Call Us Toll Free For A Deal - 1-800-594-9409 "Working hard to earn your business." Milbank Ford & Mercury West Hwy. 12 Milbank, SD 57252 605-432-4525 SUMMER SALES HOURS: M-F 8-6, Thurs 8-6, Sat 8-12 i D. Ronn McDanid O.D. Optomar Catar, d" LavrS,'y Primary Eye Can, Health Care Providers Working Together to Bring Cataract Surgery to Ortonville Complete eye care and cataract surgery isavailable in Ortonville. You do not have to travel outside of your community to have your vision tested and treated for cataracts. With Dr. Zervas and Dr. McDaniel offering comprehensive diagnostic and pre- and post-operative surgical services, you now have advanced eye care available right here in town. If someone you love is not able to experience life to its fullest because of vision loss, call Dr. McDaniel for a complete vision evaluation today, or ask for a free brochure explaining the symptoms and treatment of cataracts. Ronn McDaniel, O.D. 128 NW Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3413 Your Care Team Eye 1999 Midwest Surgical Services, Inc. lt. 14, 1999 00INDEPENDENT Page 7