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Obituaries Lloyd Rinke Memorial Services for Lloyd Lawrence Rinke, 80, of Ortonville, were held Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 at the Larson Funeral Home in Ortonville. Rev. Ben Pollock officiated. Interment was at the Mound Cemetery in Ortonville. Lloyd Lawrence Rinke was born Richard Athey Richard Athey 63, Big Stone City, SD died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at the Ortonville, hospital. Funeral servic- es were held Friday, Sept. 19 in St. Char 1 es Catholic Church in Big Stone City with the Rev. Ray Otto officiating. Organist was Lonie Rausch. Military honors were presented by the American Legion Gertje VanLith Post No. 229. He was born Sept. 24,1939, in Redwood County Underwood Township near Milroy, to Lyle J. and Mary D. (Carlson) Athey. He attended country school in the Clinton area and graduated from Clinton High School in 1957. After graduation, he worked at assorted jobs until enlisting in the U.S. Army in Nov. 1962. He was on active duty in various places including Germany until Nov. 1964. He then was a member of the Ready Reserves until his honorable discharge in Nov. 1968. During his military service, he received a Good Conduct medal and a Sharpshooter medal. After returning home, he worked at the Chevrolet dealership in Morris, Verna Lou Arnold Verna Lou Arnold, formerly of Ortonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003 at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 86. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 19, 2003 at the First Congregational Church in Montevideo. Rev. Jean Boese officiated and interment was at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Verna Lou Arnold was born Dec. 15, 1916 at Ortonville, the daughter of Henry and Lucy (Lammel) Hausauer. She graduated from Ortonville High School. Verna Lou was united in marriage with Floyd Arnold, Aug. 7,1938 at Ortonville. They moved to Montevideo in 1944. She worked at Lillian Peterson Lillian H. Peterson, 92, of Grand Marais and formerly of McQuade Rd, J;i ii.:,,:, i Duluth, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003 in Northshore Care Center Grand Marias. Lillian was born Nov. 4, 1910 at Artichoke Twp; Big Stone County, to Richard and Louise Larson Robertson. She had been a Grand Marais resident for the past nine years and prior to that resided in Duluth for more than 60 years. Lillian was a former member of Bethal Baptist Church and Northshore Baptist Church (Hope Christian Fellowship). She was active as a 4-H leader and received the silver key award. She was a co-founder of the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship at Clover Valley High School, was active with the Girl Scouts, PTA (former president), for on Jan. 11, 1923 in Big Stone County to parents, Edward and Mildred (Schueneman) Rinke. On Sept. 15, 2003 Lloyd passed away at Northridge Residence in Ortonville. Preceding Lloyd in death were his parents, Edward and Mildred and three brothers, Earl, MilD and Harold. Survivors include one aunt, Ella Hanson of Ortonville and many cousins. The Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville is in charge of the arrangements. Chicksaw Homes in Watertown, SD and the Frigo Cheese Company in Lena, WI. He and his brother Elmer also operated Athey Brothers Construction for several years. In 1969 he married LeAnn Schmidt and the couple moved to Big Stone City From 1982 to 1998, he worked for what is now United Hardware Warehouse in Milbank. In 1998, he retired and did part-time maintenance. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a life member of the VFW, a member of the American Legion and a former member of the Big Stone City Fire Department. Survivors include two daughters, Laura and her husband Paul Lazar of Woodstock, GA, and Lisa Athey of Big Stone City; one son, Guy Richard Athey of Minnesota; one grandson; four brothers and sisters, Russ and his wife Janet of Watertown, George of Lowry, Leroy and Barb of Clinton, Elmer and Charlotte of Big Stone City, SD, Addie and Elwyn Swihart of Newton, IA; Mary Jane Synhorst of Clinton; Evelyn (Evie) and Earl Beyer of Morris; Dorothy (Dots) and Harley Davidson of Gulfport, MS; and Virginia (Ginny) and Richard Stattelman of Clinton; four sisters-in- law, Eileen Athey of Clinton; Marilyn Athey of Big Stone City, SD; Marlys Athey of Clinton; and Faye Athey of Big Stone City, SD. Arneson Drug during the 1950's and then as the medical receptionist at the Montevideo Clinic until retiring in the mid 1980's. She was an active member of First Congregational Church in Montevideo. She is survived by one son, James Arnold and his wife Karen of Plymouth; three grandchildren: Steven Bauer, Jill (Antoine) Toffa and Jami Bauer; four great-grandchildren: Sinclair, Chandler, Cyprien, and Sydney Toffa; one brother, Dale (Betty) Hausauer of Ortonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Floyd on Sept. 9, 1957; five brothers: Marvin, Gordon, Floyd, Kenneth, and Robert Hausauer; and one sister, Dorothy Strand. Organist was Barbara Morseth Pallbearers were Dr. T.G. Birkey, Vern Jordahl, David Arneson, Ron Wollschlager, Ron Janke, and Terry Nielsen. many years she was the registrar for 4- H animals at the South St. Louis County Fair and was a member of the Sons of Norway Nortun Lodge #16, and AARP. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lester in 1987, sisters Ragna, Olive, Selma, Bertha; brothers Eldor, Hartley, Ralph, Jim, Rudolph, Bertrum Robertson; and one granddaughter Colleen Marie Peterson. Lillian is survived by a son David (Andrea) Peterson of Grand Marais; a daughter Margaret (Roy) Rasmussen of Grand Marais; grandchildren Jessica (Dan) Olsen, Jeanne (Tom) DeMars, Christopher Peterson and her AFS granddaughter Ingjerd (Rolf) Osthus of Norway. Visitation will be 1 p.m. followed by the 2 p.m. services Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, in Artichoke Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home in Duluth. Memorials to Big Stone Camp for Christ, Ortonville. [/ND FOR SALE Get High Speed Wireless Internet from NATE'S NET where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO SLOW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line for the Internet, because it's wireless! Corn uter $a105 &! W!I!I;: Int x;----, P ernet ate s Net (/ Your Internet Provider - email: lori@natesnet.com J 325 S. Main Milbank, SD 605-432-1222 I I I Kenneth "Toby" Tobias Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 22, 2003 at Faith Lutheran Church in Madison. Rev. Brad Larson officiated. Special music was provided by organist Jean Molstad and soloist Rev. Kirk Meseck. Honorary pallbearers were all family and friends. Active pallbearers included Ron Tobias, Jerry Tobias, Denny Larson, Tom Scholberg, Roger Seefeldt, Wayne Longhenry, Allen Longhenry and Curtis Longhenry. Concluding services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Nassau, with full Military Honors. Kenneth Romain Tobias was born Sept. 25, 1920 in Madison to parents Norman and Martha (Peterson) Tobias. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian Faith at Ness Lutheran Church. Toby attended rural school District #69, near his parents farm. He was united in marriage on Dec. 15, 1940 to Agnes Longhenry at the St. John's Lutheran Parsonage in Marietta. To this union four children were born. During this same year he enlisted in the United States Army, serving his Country during WWII. Toby achieved the rank of Sergeant and received the following awards; Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, European African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal and the American Defense Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on June 21, 1945. With his time in the Military, Toby did not have a chance to see their first born daughter (Karen) for almost two years. After serving his country, Toby and Agnes moved to Nassau were they owned and operated a gas station, tavern, and the movie theater. On July 1, 1952 Toby started working for Lac qui Parle County. He worked as a Highway Maintenance worker until retirement on June 30, Gordon Petrick Gordon K. Petrick, 87, of Spring Lake Park. Born and raised in Ortonville, passed away on Sept. 12, 2003. Members of Teamsters Local #544. Precedcd in death by wife Gladys; brother, Cliff; sister, Miriam. Survived by his children, Gordon E. (Patricia), Ardell J. (Jim) McLaughlin, Keith C. 1987. After his retirement, he worked part time in the fertilizer department at the Nassau Farmers Elevator. In life Toby was extremely active in the community. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Lac qui Parle Fair Board, American Legion of Nassau-Meyer-Thompson Post 536, Madison V.EW. Post 1656, American Legion County Council, and 40-8 organization. Death came to Toby, Sept. 17, 2003, at the Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Toby had reached the age of 83 years, 11 months and 22 days. Through many years of his life he enjoyed playing in area orchestras as a drummer, most recently with the Toby Haug band of Madison. He also enjoyed pheasant hunting and deer hunting and was dedicated to the upkeep of the Lac qui Parle County Fairgrounds and the lawns and cemetery of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Nassau. He also was a shareholder and strong supporter of the Lac qui Parle Racing Association and has helped in the growth and success of Madison Speedway. He especially enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren and recently his great grandson. Toby Tobias is survived by his wife Agnes Tobias of Madison, son, Daryl and wife Gloria Tobias also of Madison, Judy and husband Jeff Ross of Alexandria, four grandchildren; Erika and husband Jack Whitmore of Denver, CO, Justin Ross of Apple Valley, Kristen Tobias and Deane Tobias both of Madison and a great grandson Jack Whitmore, Jr. of Denver, CO, also a sister Ellen (Dolly) Bergeson of Claire City, SD. Toby was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Martha Tobias, two children, Karen Tobias and a baby boy in infancy, also three brothers, Les, Merril and Burdeen Tobias. (Linda); 11 grandchildren; 20 great- grandchildren; brother, Edmund (Reggie); many loving relatives and friends. 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Afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Steve Barr and Caitlin of Ortonville andLexi Barr of Fargo. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork were Sunday evening visitors. Jane Perry was a late Sunday afternoon visitor at the Mike Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the Holy Rosary Parish dinner and Bazaar in Graceville on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003. Saturday afternoon, Sept, 13 visitors at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mrs. Gene Pillatzke of rural Nassau, Mrs. Curtis Stewart and family of Burnsville. Sunday, Sept. 14 visitors at the Dennis Rademacher home were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Karels of Melrose, Sr. Bertha Karels of St. Paul and Sr. Nathalie Karels of Lacey, WA. Alfred Volkenant attended the .. . ii!l!.= i g funeral of Alvin Jorgerson at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bellingham on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 11. Senior Citizens enjoyed their . monthly potluck dinner at St. Joseph's School on Tuesday, Sept 16, with 18 members attending. 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Lloyd Lawrence Rinke was born Richard Athey Richard Athey 63, Big Stone City, SD died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at the Ortonville, hospital. Funeral servic- es were held Friday, Sept. 19 in St. Char 1 es Catholic Church in Big Stone City with the Rev. Ray Otto officiating. Organist was Lonie Rausch. Military honors were presented by the American Legion Gertje VanLith Post No. 229. He was born Sept. 24,1939, in Redwood County Underwood Township near Milroy, to Lyle J. and Mary D. (Carlson) Athey. He attended country school in the Clinton area and graduated from Clinton High School in 1957. After graduation, he worked at assorted jobs until enlisting in the U.S. Army in Nov. 1962. He was on active duty in various places including Germany until Nov. 1964. He then was a member of the Ready Reserves until his honorable discharge in Nov. 1968. During his military service, he received a Good Conduct medal and a Sharpshooter medal. After returning home, he worked at the Chevrolet dealership in Morris, Verna Lou Arnold Verna Lou Arnold, formerly of Ortonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003 at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 86. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 19, 2003 at the First Congregational Church in Montevideo. Rev. Jean Boese officiated and interment was at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Verna Lou Arnold was born Dec. 15, 1916 at Ortonville, the daughter of Henry and Lucy (Lammel) Hausauer. She graduated from Ortonville High School. Verna Lou was united in marriage with Floyd Arnold, Aug. 7,1938 at Ortonville. They moved to Montevideo in 1944. She worked at Lillian Peterson Lillian H. Peterson, 92, of Grand Marais and formerly of McQuade Rd, J;i ii.:,,:, i Duluth, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003 in Northshore Care Center Grand Marias. Lillian was born Nov. 4, 1910 at Artichoke Twp; Big Stone County, to Richard and Louise Larson Robertson. She had been a Grand Marais resident for the past nine years and prior to that resided in Duluth for more than 60 years. Lillian was a former member of Bethal Baptist Church and Northshore Baptist Church (Hope Christian Fellowship). She was active as a 4-H leader and received the silver key award. She was a co-founder of the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship at Clover Valley High School, was active with the Girl Scouts, PTA (former president), for on Jan. 11, 1923 in Big Stone County to parents, Edward and Mildred (Schueneman) Rinke. On Sept. 15, 2003 Lloyd passed away at Northridge Residence in Ortonville. Preceding Lloyd in death were his parents, Edward and Mildred and three brothers, Earl, MilD and Harold. Survivors include one aunt, Ella Hanson of Ortonville and many cousins. The Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville is in charge of the arrangements. Chicksaw Homes in Watertown, SD and the Frigo Cheese Company in Lena, WI. He and his brother Elmer also operated Athey Brothers Construction for several years. In 1969 he married LeAnn Schmidt and the couple moved to Big Stone City From 1982 to 1998, he worked for what is now United Hardware Warehouse in Milbank. In 1998, he retired and did part-time maintenance. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a life member of the VFW, a member of the American Legion and a former member of the Big Stone City Fire Department. Survivors include two daughters, Laura and her husband Paul Lazar of Woodstock, GA, and Lisa Athey of Big Stone City; one son, Guy Richard Athey of Minnesota; one grandson; four brothers and sisters, Russ and his wife Janet of Watertown, George of Lowry, Leroy and Barb of Clinton, Elmer and Charlotte of Big Stone City, SD, Addie and Elwyn Swihart of Newton, IA; Mary Jane Synhorst of Clinton; Evelyn (Evie) and Earl Beyer of Morris; Dorothy (Dots) and Harley Davidson of Gulfport, MS; and Virginia (Ginny) and Richard Stattelman of Clinton; four sisters-in- law, Eileen Athey of Clinton; Marilyn Athey of Big Stone City, SD; Marlys Athey of Clinton; and Faye Athey of Big Stone City, SD. Arneson Drug during the 1950's and then as the medical receptionist at the Montevideo Clinic until retiring in the mid 1980's. She was an active member of First Congregational Church in Montevideo. She is survived by one son, James Arnold and his wife Karen of Plymouth; three grandchildren: Steven Bauer, Jill (Antoine) Toffa and Jami Bauer; four great-grandchildren: Sinclair, Chandler, Cyprien, and Sydney Toffa; one brother, Dale (Betty) Hausauer of Ortonville; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Floyd on Sept. 9, 1957; five brothers: Marvin, Gordon, Floyd, Kenneth, and Robert Hausauer; and one sister, Dorothy Strand. Organist was Barbara Morseth Pallbearers were Dr. T.G. Birkey, Vern Jordahl, David Arneson, Ron Wollschlager, Ron Janke, and Terry Nielsen. many years she was the registrar for 4- H animals at the South St. Louis County Fair and was a member of the Sons of Norway Nortun Lodge #16, and AARP. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lester in 1987, sisters Ragna, Olive, Selma, Bertha; brothers Eldor, Hartley, Ralph, Jim, Rudolph, Bertrum Robertson; and one granddaughter Colleen Marie Peterson. Lillian is survived by a son David (Andrea) Peterson of Grand Marais; a daughter Margaret (Roy) Rasmussen of Grand Marais; grandchildren Jessica (Dan) Olsen, Jeanne (Tom) DeMars, Christopher Peterson and her AFS granddaughter Ingjerd (Rolf) Osthus of Norway. Visitation will be 1 p.m. followed by the 2 p.m. services Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, in Artichoke Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home in Duluth. Memorials to Big Stone Camp for Christ, Ortonville. [/ND FOR SALE Get High Speed Wireless Internet from NATE'S NET where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO SLOW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line for the Internet, because it's wireless! Corn uter $a105 &! W!I!I;: Int x;----, P ernet ate s Net (/ Your Internet Provider - email: lori@natesnet.com J 325 S. Main Milbank, SD 605-432-1222 I I I Kenneth "Toby" Tobias Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 22, 2003 at Faith Lutheran Church in Madison. Rev. Brad Larson officiated. Special music was provided by organist Jean Molstad and soloist Rev. Kirk Meseck. Honorary pallbearers were all family and friends. Active pallbearers included Ron Tobias, Jerry Tobias, Denny Larson, Tom Scholberg, Roger Seefeldt, Wayne Longhenry, Allen Longhenry and Curtis Longhenry. Concluding services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Nassau, with full Military Honors. Kenneth Romain Tobias was born Sept. 25, 1920 in Madison to parents Norman and Martha (Peterson) Tobias. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian Faith at Ness Lutheran Church. Toby attended rural school District #69, near his parents farm. He was united in marriage on Dec. 15, 1940 to Agnes Longhenry at the St. John's Lutheran Parsonage in Marietta. To this union four children were born. During this same year he enlisted in the United States Army, serving his Country during WWII. Toby achieved the rank of Sergeant and received the following awards; Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, European African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal and the American Defense Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on June 21, 1945. With his time in the Military, Toby did not have a chance to see their first born daughter (Karen) for almost two years. After serving his country, Toby and Agnes moved to Nassau were they owned and operated a gas station, tavern, and the movie theater. On July 1, 1952 Toby started working for Lac qui Parle County. He worked as a Highway Maintenance worker until retirement on June 30, Gordon Petrick Gordon K. Petrick, 87, of Spring Lake Park. Born and raised in Ortonville, passed away on Sept. 12, 2003. Members of Teamsters Local #544. Precedcd in death by wife Gladys; brother, Cliff; sister, Miriam. Survived by his children, Gordon E. (Patricia), Ardell J. (Jim) McLaughlin, Keith C. 1987. After his retirement, he worked part time in the fertilizer department at the Nassau Farmers Elevator. In life Toby was extremely active in the community. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Lac qui Parle Fair Board, American Legion of Nassau-Meyer-Thompson Post 536, Madison V.EW. Post 1656, American Legion County Council, and 40-8 organization. Death came to Toby, Sept. 17, 2003, at the Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Toby had reached the age of 83 years, 11 months and 22 days. Through many years of his life he enjoyed playing in area orchestras as a drummer, most recently with the Toby Haug band of Madison. He also enjoyed pheasant hunting and deer hunting and was dedicated to the upkeep of the Lac qui Parle County Fairgrounds and the lawns and cemetery of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Nassau. He also was a shareholder and strong supporter of the Lac qui Parle Racing Association and has helped in the growth and success of Madison Speedway. He especially enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren and recently his great grandson. Toby Tobias is survived by his wife Agnes Tobias of Madison, son, Daryl and wife Gloria Tobias also of Madison, Judy and husband Jeff Ross of Alexandria, four grandchildren; Erika and husband Jack Whitmore of Denver, CO, Justin Ross of Apple Valley, Kristen Tobias and Deane Tobias both of Madison and a great grandson Jack Whitmore, Jr. of Denver, CO, also a sister Ellen (Dolly) Bergeson of Claire City, SD. Toby was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Martha Tobias, two children, Karen Tobias and a baby boy in infancy, also three brothers, Les, Merril and Burdeen Tobias. (Linda); 11 grandchildren; 20 great- grandchildren; brother, Edmund (Reggie); many loving relatives and friends. 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' Save hundreds on Interest' ' Start building your credit! By M.J. Kirchberg Mrs. Bud Radermacher, Tiffany, Taylor and Travis were among guests at the Harvey Wildung home in Ortonvitle an Sunday afternoon, Sept, 14 to celebrate birthdays and anniversary's. Mrs. Myra Schmieg returned home on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 11 after spending several days in Crookston. On Sunday Sr. Myra accompanied her to Winnipeg, Canada to visit at the Bill Wersh home and also spent a day at the home of her granddaughter Mr. and Mrs. Darren Bulas in Plumas, Canada. Jane Perry of Seattle arrived at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg on Friday afternoon, Sept. 12 and visited with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg and Nicole were Friday evening visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Kirchberg, Cole and Kevin of Milbank were Saturday afternoon visitors. Sunday, Sept. 14, dinner guests were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kirchberg, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Goblirsch, Kyle and Kayla of New Ulm. 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