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STONE AMERICAN LEGIONNAIRES held a Christmas party for area ARC groups Sunday.. The party was held at the Big Stone City, SD They played games and received a visit from Santa Claus himself. "Winnie" Stattelman They would be seen in Clinton most days at coffee time visiting with friends. The couple continued their love for going to dances until recent years. Many remember them as, wonderful dancers who seemed to glide across the dance floor. Going to the County Fair was also a yearly highlight for Winnie. Winnie and Joe visited their children's homes frequently and there were countless stops at grandma's house by the kids and grandchildren. Winnie's good cooking and her love and patience with little children are fondly remembered. Winnie continued to live at home after her husband Joe's death on Dec. 2, 2002 until ill health made it necessary for her to move to the Clinton Providence Center. Recently, Winnie's health deteriorated rapidly until she passed away on Dec. 2, 2003 at the Clinton Providence Center, exactly one year to the day after Joe's death. Winnie will be deeply missed by her family and friends. May God bless the memory of Winnifred Stattelman. Winnie was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, one brother and her husband, Joseph. Survivors include five sons: Richard (Ginny) Stattelman of Clinton, Jerry (Cari) Stattelman of Clinton, Joel (Kathy) Stattelman of Ortonville, Randy (Becky) Stattelman of Ortonville, and Kim (Deanna) Stattelman of Clinton; two sisters: Eleanor Johnson of Hastings, and Wylma Kraemer of Fargo, ND. Winnie is also survived by 11 grandchildren, five great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and a multitude of friends. Services for Winnifred 91, of Clinton, were held Dec. at the line near ridge, to  : if!::! and Anna (Simonson) eht. She was the second of family lived on a in Marshall County at of her birth. As one of the she helped with the and assisted in caring for brother and sisters. attended "Big Grove" rural her family moved to the area. She graduated from as an honor student from School in Thief River Falls. young woman, Winnie a waitress and enjoyed dances with her sisters and was at one of those dances naet her future husband, Joe who was working in the Depression took Joe to :, MI for employment in the factories. Winnie also and Winnie and Joe arried on June l, 1937 in again worked as a waitres couple also operated a factory workers. and Joe moved to Clinton R. Karels R. Karels, 85, died Nov. at Seattle, WA. Funeral and interment took place in born on April 15,1918 to J. and Mary Karels at and received his formal area. 8, 1940 he was united in to Berniece R. Camus at )hn's Catholic Church in seeking employment in on the west coast, he the United States military Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) nephews. Also a sister-in law Delores Sitter of Ortonville. He was the last surviving member of the seventeen children of Henry J. and Mary Karels, a well known family in the Rosen area. Blessed be his memory. in 1939 to open Joe's Blacksmith , Shop. They had five sons and raised them as Winnie worked as homemaker and a professional 'morn' for most of her life. Winnie proudly pointed out that the Clinton School has had at least one of her children or grandchildren attending the same building from 1946 until 2003. Winnie and Joe operated "Winnie's Antiques" in Clinton from 1973 until 1984. They were a well known couple who attended many auctions in the area. Winnie was a self educated expert in antique glassware and dishes. She shared her knowledge with many others. Winnie had been a Cub Scout den mother. She was also a member of the Clinton Civic Club, the Confraternity of Christian Women, and Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Graceville. She was a devout Christian. Winnie was a regular contributor to Boys' Town because she truly believed there is no such thing as a bad boy. ..... Winnie was proud of her role in helping save the local Milwaukee Road Train Depot and worked countless hours toward its preservation. She enjoyed taking care of the beautiful flowers on the Depot Museum grounds. She also loved her flowers around her home and could often be seen tending to them. Winnie enjoyed being with family and friends. Her intelligent wit and pleasant personality are remembered by those who knew her. Winnie was a loving wife, a caring mother, and a good grandma. She also took great pleasure in her group of "junkyard cats" that she fed in the back yard. Winnie and Joe were able to be together in their home for 65 years of marriage. during World War II, being awarded the Purple Heart. They lived in the Seattle, WA area after retirement. He was preceded in death by his wife Bea, who departed this life on March 19, 2003, Also his parents, one wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercrafl, Toyo, Aurora, Bridgestone and BFGoodrich Alma Fredrichsen B Funeral services for longtime Milbank, SD, resident, Miss Alma Fredrichsen, 103, of Ortonville, were held Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, in the Central United Methodist Church in Milbank with the Reverend Mark Holland officiating. Alma died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, in the Northridge Residence in Ortonville. The organist was Julie Ludwig. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, rural Big Stone City, Alma was born on Sept. 17, 1900, in Bancroft, IA, the daughter of August and Marie (Johanssen) Fredrichsen. She moved with her parents to Big Stone City, SD, in 1903. Alma attended country school i OO0 O in Big Stone Township. Alma lived with her brother Herman Fredrichsen on a farm in Alban Township, Grant County, S.D, for fifteen years. They moved to Milbank in 1951 upon Herman's retirement. He died in 1963. Alma continued to live in her home until entering Northridge Residence on June 15, 1998. Alma worked as a salesperson and seamstress at Lorna's Dress Shop in Milbank for many years. Alma's church affiliation was with the Central United Methodist Church in Milbank. Survivors include many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Alma was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, and six brothers. The EmanueI-Patterson Funeral Home of Milbank was in charge of the arrangements. MayBelle Doffing_ MayBelle F. Doffing, 96, of St. Anne Extended Healthcare, Winona, died Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at St. Anne. She was born in Bellingham on Aug. 18, 1907 the daughter of George F. and Emma (Gloege) Schuett. She graduated from Browns Valley High School and studied voice and piano at MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis. On Feb. 11, 1929 she was united in marriage to Karl P. Doffing at the Basilica of St. Mary's in Minneapolis. A homemaker, with special interests in the field of music; she was active in directing the music and playing the ""G organ in the parishes where she lived, often singing for weddings and funerals. MayBelle was active as a Red Cross volunteer during World War II and was a member of the Travel Study Club in Lanesboro. She is survived by a son, Charles (Mary) Doffing, Winona; a daughter Dolores M. Furo, Paynesville, seven grandchildren, Maureen (Bob VanDoran) Doffing, St. Charles, Barbara (Pete) McConnell, Merrill, WI., Karl Doffing, Kasson, Kathryn (Brad) Byers, Eagan, Timothy (Meihui) Doffing, Dubuque, IA., Corrine Beck, Paynesville, and Deborah (James) Kelly, Lino Lakes, and 16 great grandchildren. Preceding MayBelle in death were her parents, husband and a sister, Adeline (Schuett) Ashbaugh. A Mass of Christian celebration was held Friday Dec. 5th in the Chapel of St. Anne Extended Healthcare. Rev. Msgr. Roy Literski officiating. Graveside interment was in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Lanesboro. Pallbearers were James Kelly, Timothy and Karl Doffing, Brad Byers, Pete McConnell and Robert VanDoran. Memorial gifts may be directed to St. Anne Extended Healthcare, 1347 W. Broadway, Winona, MN. 55987. Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of the arrangements. You've got a great idea, or perhaps you have an existing business'and you're looking for a new opportunity. Why don't you take that idea to the next level. Enter the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's entrepreneurship contest now - the deadline for entries is January 15, 2004. The contest is designed to inspire and encourage business partnerships with the Band. Prizes in the 18 and older category range from $500 to $2,500. For the under age 18 category, prizes range from $250 to $1,000, For more information and contest entry materials, visit www.milldacjibwe.org or contact Jory lJn at (320) 532-8816 or Sharon James at (320) 532-8817. 3or the Holidays! With every prescription purchase or merchandise purchase over RECEIVE A Touch Lam i . frg e FOR ONLY Qb/'/cCre7   Save this s14.99 f0r .... recycling , i Assorted Christmas LignLts Strings of 25, 50 & 150 Pro Auto offers a lights in clear, multicolored rope lights and more daughter Nancy Peters, a son Micheal Karels Jr., and a granddaughter Kim Karels He is survived by daughters Carol and (Charley) Fleury, and Billie Jean and (James) Huffman; 11 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren,' also several nieces and (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN 56278 \\; 'iilil DAILY FILM PICK-UP & DELIVERY Monday-Saturday FREE 2ND SET OF PRINTS EVERY DAY[ CARLSON DRUG & G00FTS Your Locally Owned and Operated Thri.fty Phone 320-839-6102 White Ortonville, MN 56278 llnllurug Dec. 9, 2003  INDEPENDENT Pg  STONE AMERICAN LEGIONNAIRES held a Christmas party for area ARC groups Sunday.. The party was held at the Big Stone City, SD They played games and received a visit from Santa Claus himself. "Winnie" Stattelman They would be seen in Clinton most days at coffee time visiting with friends. The couple continued their love for going to dances until recent years. Many remember them as, wonderful dancers who seemed to glide across the dance floor. Going to the County Fair was also a yearly highlight for Winnie. Winnie and Joe visited their children's homes frequently and there were countless stops at grandma's house by the kids and grandchildren. Winnie's good cooking and her love and patience with little children are fondly remembered. Winnie continued to live at home after her husband Joe's death on Dec. 2, 2002 until ill health made it necessary for her to move to the Clinton Providence Center. Recently, Winnie's health deteriorated rapidly until she passed away on Dec. 2, 2003 at the Clinton Providence Center, exactly one year to the day after Joe's death. Winnie will be deeply missed by her family and friends. May God bless the memory of Winnifred Stattelman. Winnie was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, one brother and her husband, Joseph. Survivors include five sons: Richard (Ginny) Stattelman of Clinton, Jerry (Cari) Stattelman of Clinton, Joel (Kathy) Stattelman of Ortonville, Randy (Becky) Stattelman of Ortonville, and Kim (Deanna) Stattelman of Clinton; two sisters: Eleanor Johnson of Hastings, and Wylma Kraemer of Fargo, ND. Winnie is also survived by 11 grandchildren, five great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and a multitude of friends. Services for Winnifred 91, of Clinton, were held Dec. at the line near ridge, to  : if!::! and Anna (Simonson) eht. She was the second of family lived on a in Marshall County at of her birth. As one of the she helped with the and assisted in caring for brother and sisters. attended "Big Grove" rural her family moved to the area. She graduated from as an honor student from School in Thief River Falls. young woman, Winnie a waitress and enjoyed dances with her sisters and was at one of those dances naet her future husband, Joe who was working in the Depression took Joe to :, MI for employment in the factories. Winnie also and Winnie and Joe arried on June l, 1937 in again worked as a waitres couple also operated a factory workers. and Joe moved to Clinton R. Karels R. Karels, 85, died Nov. at Seattle, WA. Funeral and interment took place in born on April 15,1918 to J. and Mary Karels at and received his formal area. 8, 1940 he was united in to Berniece R. Camus at )hn's Catholic Church in seeking employment in on the west coast, he the United States military Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) nephews. Also a sister-in law Delores Sitter of Ortonville. He was the last surviving member of the seventeen children of Henry J. and Mary Karels, a well known family in the Rosen area. Blessed be his memory. in 1939 to open Joe's Blacksmith , Shop. They had five sons and raised them as Winnie worked as homemaker and a professional 'morn' for most of her life. Winnie proudly pointed out that the Clinton School has had at least one of her children or grandchildren attending the same building from 1946 until 2003. Winnie and Joe operated "Winnie's Antiques" in Clinton from 1973 until 1984. They were a well known couple who attended many auctions in the area. Winnie was a self educated expert in antique glassware and dishes. She shared her knowledge with many others. Winnie had been a Cub Scout den mother. She was also a member of the Clinton Civic Club, the Confraternity of Christian Women, and Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Graceville. She was a devout Christian. Winnie was a regular contributor to Boys' Town because she truly believed there is no such thing as a bad boy. ..... Winnie was proud of her role in helping save the local Milwaukee Road Train Depot and worked countless hours toward its preservation. She enjoyed taking care of the beautiful flowers on the Depot Museum grounds. She also loved her flowers around her home and could often be seen tending to them. Winnie enjoyed being with family and friends. Her intelligent wit and pleasant personality are remembered by those who knew her. Winnie was a loving wife, a caring mother, and a good grandma. She also took great pleasure in her group of "junkyard cats" that she fed in the back yard. Winnie and Joe were able to be together in their home for 65 years of marriage. during World War II, being awarded the Purple Heart. They lived in the Seattle, WA area after retirement. He was preceded in death by his wife Bea, who departed this life on March 19, 2003, Also his parents, one wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercrafl, Toyo, Aurora, Bridgestone and BFGoodrich Alma Fredrichsen B Funeral services for longtime Milbank, SD, resident, Miss Alma Fredrichsen, 103, of Ortonville, were held Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, in the Central United Methodist Church in Milbank with the Reverend Mark Holland officiating. Alma died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, in the Northridge Residence in Ortonville. The organist was Julie Ludwig. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, rural Big Stone City, Alma was born on Sept. 17, 1900, in Bancroft, IA, the daughter of August and Marie (Johanssen) Fredrichsen. She moved with her parents to Big Stone City, SD, in 1903. Alma attended country school i OO0 O in Big Stone Township. Alma lived with her brother Herman Fredrichsen on a farm in Alban Township, Grant County, S.D, for fifteen years. They moved to Milbank in 1951 upon Herman's retirement. He died in 1963. Alma continued to live in her home until entering Northridge Residence on June 15, 1998. Alma worked as a salesperson and seamstress at Lorna's Dress Shop in Milbank for many years. Alma's church affiliation was with the Central United Methodist Church in Milbank. Survivors include many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Alma was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, and six brothers. The EmanueI-Patterson Funeral Home of Milbank was in charge of the arrangements. MayBelle Doffing_ MayBelle F. Doffing, 96, of St. Anne Extended Healthcare, Winona, died Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at St. Anne. She was born in Bellingham on Aug. 18, 1907 the daughter of George F. and Emma (Gloege) Schuett. She graduated from Browns Valley High School and studied voice and piano at MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis. On Feb. 11, 1929 she was united in marriage to Karl P. Doffing at the Basilica of St. Mary's in Minneapolis. A homemaker, with special interests in the field of music; she was active in directing the music and playing the ""G organ in the parishes where she lived, often singing for weddings and funerals. MayBelle was active as a Red Cross volunteer during World War II and was a member of the Travel Study Club in Lanesboro. She is survived by a son, Charles (Mary) Doffing, Winona; a daughter Dolores M. Furo, Paynesville, seven grandchildren, Maureen (Bob VanDoran) Doffing, St. Charles, Barbara (Pete) McConnell, Merrill, WI., Karl Doffing, Kasson, Kathryn (Brad) Byers, Eagan, Timothy (Meihui) Doffing, Dubuque, IA., Corrine Beck, Paynesville, and Deborah (James) Kelly, Lino Lakes, and 16 great grandchildren. Preceding MayBelle in death were her parents, husband and a sister, Adeline (Schuett) Ashbaugh. A Mass of Christian celebration was held Friday Dec. 5th in the Chapel of St. Anne Extended Healthcare. Rev. Msgr. Roy Literski officiating. Graveside interment was in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Lanesboro. Pallbearers were James Kelly, Timothy and Karl Doffing, Brad Byers, Pete McConnell and Robert VanDoran. Memorial gifts may be directed to St. Anne Extended Healthcare, 1347 W. Broadway, Winona, MN. 55987. Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of the arrangements. You've got a great idea, or perhaps you have an existing business'and you're looking for a new opportunity. Why don't you take that idea to the next level. Enter the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's entrepreneurship contest now - the deadline for entries is January 15, 2004. The contest is designed to inspire and encourage business partnerships with the Band. Prizes in the 18 and older category range from $500 to $2,500. For the under age 18 category, prizes range from $250 to $1,000, For more information and contest entry materials, visit www.milldacjibwe.org or contact Jory lJn at (320) 532-8816 or Sharon James at (320) 532-8817. 3or the Holidays! With every prescription purchase or merchandise purchase over RECEIVE A Touch Lam i . frg e FOR ONLY Qb/'/cCre7   Save this s14.99 f0r .... recycling , i Assorted Christmas LignLts Strings of 25, 50 & 150 Pro Auto offers a lights in clear, multicolored rope lights and more daughter Nancy Peters, a son Micheal Karels Jr., and a granddaughter Kim Karels He is survived by daughters Carol and (Charley) Fleury, and Billie Jean and (James) Huffman; 11 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren,' also several nieces and (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN 56278 \\; 'iilil DAILY FILM PICK-UP & DELIVERY Monday-Saturday FREE 2ND SET OF PRINTS EVERY DAY[ CARLSON DRUG & G00FTS Your Locally Owned and Operated Thri.fty Phone 320-839-6102 White Ortonville, MN 56278 llnllurug Dec. 9, 2003  INDEPENDENT Pg