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golfers enjoy another I Oak Tree Classic Annual Oak Tree t was held on 12th with 141 players ers came from Moorhead, Twin Cities area coming from other area. About half by local Area Health Cash donations and of door prizes were many vendors. The committee (pic- ssue) provided which combined golf course, dell- fantastic weather place at the Seventh Tree Classic Golf was the team of Loren Pattison &amp; Danielle t is from Ortonville and from Sioux Falls. Wmners were Roger Patrick Keltz, and Paul Carlson, team of Mike Hynnek, David Larson, Foods took 3rd In addition, 8 other golfers quali- fied for trophies. Ed Tollefson won Longest drive for men and Sue Rausch won the Longest Drive for women. Longest Putt winners were Todd Libby for men and Shirley Kindt for women. Closest to pin trophies were awarded men on Holes 15 & 2 to Brian McClellan and Gary Dinnel respectively. Vicki Oakes won for Closest to pin for women on Hole 6 and Lori Larson on hole 17. The Big Stone Health Care Foundation raffle drawing was held following the tournament. Winner of the golf car was Shirley Kindt of Ortonville. Donna Hoel, Ortonville won the Lodging/Golf & Meals pack- age. The Les Kouba framed print was won by Bud Haukos from Ortonville. David Tosel from Appleton won the Eahtonka Cruise. The camera was won by Shawnda Johnson and Chris Peterson from Ortonville won the Days Inn/Mall of America weekend. The Oak Tree Classic Sweatshirts were won by Jim Banken from Appleton and Dan Ross from Ortonville. Jerry Wiegrnan, Ortonville won the Bateman framed print and the Gas Grill was won by Ron Thomas from Ortonville. Andy Ross won the $100 Flower Shop Certificate and Phyllis Barr von the LakeShore RV/Recreation Certificate. The Limo/Casino trip was won by Fletcher Syhie from Appleton. Dave Olson & Ron Thomas won the Macrame Lawn Chairs and Aden LaCombe won the $50 Consolidated Ag Services mer- chandise certifice. In addition to these, more than 50 donated door prizes were drawn for and given to tournament participants. High Bidders on the Silent Auction include: Donated lot by Clair Angland from Miltona, Set of golf clubs with bag and mitts by AI Pederson, $100 Meat Package by Donna Johnson, Rod and Reel by Rick Lee, Hummel Figurine by Larry Swenson from Sioux Falls, Golf Bag with stand by Jim Gould from Sioux Falls, Les Kouba Prints by Terry Gere (two), Brenda McMahon and Pete Karels, Golf Putter by Bill Thyne, Golf Umbrella by Leah Rohwer, Golf Hat by Donna Johnson and Tony Oliva Autographed Ball by Paul Zahn. The Oak Tree Classic Tournament, raffle, and silent auction event is the major fund raiser event that benefits the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD PLACE WINNERS in this year's seventh annual Oak Tree Golf Classic are shown here. The threesome at left captured first place. They are Loren Pattison, Bryce Pattison and Danielle Pattison (kneeling). Second place winner was Roger Sandberg and playing with him (not shown) were Paul Carlson and Patrick Keltz. Third place winners are the trio at right, namely Mike Hynnek, Randy Christensen and David Larson (kneeling). SHIRLEY KINDT WINS GOLF CART. Winner of the golf cart given away via raffle at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic was Shirley Kifldt of Ortonville. She's shown seated in her prize in above photo. Left to right, you see those who joined in giving away the cart, namely Arlen LaCombe, Vince Stegner, Jim Kaercher and Art Anderson. GOLF CLASSIC COMMI]-I'EE. That's the group you see here. Left to right, standing, are Jan Schmidt, Bob Ross, Loren Pattison and Steve Barr; kneeling, Beth Mueller, Greg Berning. Not pictured, Evy Johnson, Jim Foster and Val Rausch. at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic held last here. Left to right, front, are Ed Tollefson (longest and Sue Rausch (longest drive for women); back row, putt for men), Gary Dinne| (closest to pin on No. (longest putt for women). Winners not pictured Vicki Oakes and Lori Larson (closest to pin on respectively). The 00Iystery Begins ... Will you be an agent? SW Foundation awards $7,152 to city school Southwest Minnesota Foundation awarded $7,152 for the "Mission Possible" Awareness Campaign, located in Ortonville at the public school. The Mission Possible awareness campaign is a year-long effort to engage the citizens of Ortonville in learning about building assets in youth and recognizing Random Acts of Kindness accomplished by organizations and people in the community. Pieces of the campaign include: daily radio spots, weekly newspaper articles, bi-monthly newsletters, posters, and table tents. This is an innovative awareness campaign, designed by volunteers. The Southwest Minnesota Foundation works in a partnership with these communities, building their capacity to strengthen youth and families. Strengthening the family Communities use a community based, family focused approach to address both the challenges and opportunities with impact families. The Southwest Minnesota Foundation is an independent non- profit regional foundation and a catalyst facilitation opportunities for economic, social and cultural growth by promotin.g philanthropy, leadership, renovation and collaboration for the eighteen county region. The Foundation has contributed more than $16 million dollars through their grant and loan programs to enhance the quality of life Stoick family reunion held in Rosen The Stoick family reunion was Special mention should go to some Stoick to her boys, Bill and his wife held Aug. 22, 1998 at Rosen. This being the fifth family reunion. The others were Spearfish, SD, 1976, Bellingham, 1983 and Rosen in 1988, 1993 and 1998. A potluck meal with pork was served for dinner and with beef for supper, approximately 400 people were served for each meal with the pork and beef prepared for us by Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Putzier of Nassau. Norman Schmieg provided us with loudspeakers and music for the days activities with a short family history read after dinner, various skits by individual families,,a sing-a-long and introduction of the various families being the afternoon activities. A church service was held at 5:00 in Rosen with the Donald Schuelke family leading the singing at the church services. After church it was supper time, followed by visiting and then music under the stars provided by Gary Hoffman and his Hoffman Hits Dancing and visiting until eleven o'clock and saying goodbye. Though it was a hot day and humid the day was a day of fun, reminiscing and renewing acquaintance. The reunion is held in celebration of the five Stoick brothers who immi- grated from Prussia, a part of Germany in the early 1880's, and all settled in the Bellingham area. They were Martin, Leopold, Gustave, August and Rheinhold Stoick. Around four hundred of their descendants attended the reunion. There being only three surviving chil- dren of the original five brothers. These three, all children of Gustave Stoick were in attendance. They are Gust Stoick of Marietta, Teresa, Mrs. Robert Willard and Livingston, MT, and Eleanor, Mrs. Donald Schueike of Dawson. 'l'ne BOSS POWER V is the adjustable plow that lets you drive into the mount during hook-up and adapu to .-y of your plowing simaficms. (too) 700z.osaa SCOOP YOUR TROUBLES AWAY! of those who traveled so far to be with us: To Bill and Helen (Wright) Wilkens of Lynnwood, WA, Helen is the daughter of Anna (Stoick) Wright who was a daughter of August and Lena (Kunde) Stoick; To Sister Elaine Roggenbuck of Grand Forks, ND and Sister Del Rey of Fargo, ND. They are granddaugh- ters of Leopold and Regina (Meier) Stoick; + To Wilfred Linn of'Plymouth, son of Joe and Martha (Stoick) Linn and grandson of Martin and Maria (Fuhlman) Stoick.; To Bob and Laura Stotck's daugh- ters DeeDee Kopecky of Hillsborough, CA, and Bernice and her husband Phill Johnson of Hugoton, KS.; To Tony and Joan Bunker of Dallas, TX. Joan is the daughter of Alben and Elsie Stoick. And to Teresa Willard of Livingston, MT and her family. Teresa is the daughter of Gustave and Rosalia (Roggenbuck) Deane of Bozeman, MT, to Tom and his wife Deborah and family of Irvine, CA and to John and his wife Clem of Englewood, CO; And to Mrs. Betty Pew, daughter of the Jack Stoicks of Missoula, Montana and granddaughter of Rheinhold and Paulina (Kanthak) Stoick for her generous financial sup- port; To the Gust Stoick and Marcus Hoffman families for all their help and all the work they did and last but not least to the Donald Schuelke fam- ily for your musical talents at the church service and for all the efforts you made in bringing your mom "Eleanor," so she could be with us. That was special. And to all of you who took the time, money, effort and helped with all the many things that needed to be done and made it such a fun filled and exciting day. Thank you. And last to all of you who came to be with our family. Without your pres- ence, there would be no reunion. to all thoae oho made ot< open houae auch a aucceaa. )e ae trul overwhelmed 6 Voter labulo.g aupport. on#ratalationa to the prize minnera/ qrand YOinnerg... eae looa - 7i ,_tone ity, ,_(/- eathe acket Ce 7ein - Otonuille - cI'[ tntinff flacket Stop in at the atore or a complete liat o[ other prize oinnea. 00ick and 00indy 00ham&lain HAMBERI, AIN SJ /./]. I Illll IIII ._ N00SWF00 I III III Illllll[ I I II Page 5 15, 1998  INDEPENDENT