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Obituaries Maud Reeve-Conright Word has been received of the G. Conright, who also was raised death of Maude Reeve-Conright, a victim of cancer, on November 3 ..... 1998, in Sun City, Arizona. She was a former long-time resident of Milbank, S.D., and of Rochester, Minnesota. Mrs. Conright, the second of two A daughters, was born in Adrian, Minnesota, on January 4, 1902, to parents Katharine "Kate" Verhuel Otley, & Francis W. "Frank" Otley. She was of English/Norman- Dutch descent, and was raised in Big Stone, S.D., where she graduated from high school in 1919. After attending State Normal School in Aberdeen, S.D., she taught "country school", grades one through eight, in the Marvin area. She was a Life Member & Past Matron of the Eastern Star in Milbank, and maintained membership in the Vesta Chapter in Watertown, S.D., until her death. She also held a membership in the American Legion Auxiliary Chapter in Milbank, for nearly seven decades, through this year. In 1925, she married Elmer F. Reeve, a salesman for Dakota Granite in Milbank, and was widowed in 1946; she moved to Rochester, Minnesota, in 1955 after marrying Myron M. Reeve, a pharmacist, and Elmer's older brother. She lived in Rochester after Myron's death in 1976, and in 1989 moved to Phoenix, Arizona, after being married to Harold in Milbank. They had resided more recently in Sun City, Arizona. Mr. Conright, 98, has been a resident of St. Francis Nursing Home in Superior, Wisconsin, "since April of this year. Maude is survived by her daughter, Sue A. Reeve, of Santa Ana, California, husband Harold "Connie", her niece, Maryanne Gimmestad (Mrs. George) of Ortonville, and the Gimmestad children: Jane Hegge, Fargo, N.D., Henry Gimmestad of Big Stone, S.D., and Kathy Soboleski, Excelsior, Minn., and their spouses and children; Gordon Reeve of Rochester, and Tom Reeve, St. Paul, sons of Myron Reeve, as well as many of Mr. Reeves grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Several of Mrs. Conright's nieces and nephews survive, and most live in the Midwest. Preceding her in death were husbands Elmer R Reeve, and Myron M. Reeve, and her sister Anne J. Hanson (Mrs. H.O.) formerly of Ortonville. Mrs. Conright's ashes have been buried next to her first husband's grave in the Milbank Cemetery. All friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at the Congregational United Church, Four S.E. Third St. in Ortonville, where she was a member, on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 2 PM. Lunch will be served in the church after the service. If you will attend, please call Maryanne Gimmestad in Ortonville in advance, with your RSVP at 320-839- 3539, or leave a message on the answering machine at that number: Sue Reeve may be contacted, through Dec. 21, at 714-836-7480. Oscar A. Angerhofer Funeral services for retired Alban Township, Grant County, SD, farmer, Oscar A. Angerhofer were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Alban Township, Grant Co., SD, with the Reverend Robert Behling officiating. Mr. Angerhofer died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Ort0nville Hospital. Music was presented by Anna Marobl, organist. Visitation was at the Emanuel Patterson Funeral Home in Milbank on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and in the church Saturday one hour before services. Burial was in the church cemetery. Grant Co., SD, the son of William and Ella (Loessin) Angerhofer. Oscar's mother, Ella, died when he was two years old and his father married Laura Rudolph. Oscar attended Alban Township #2 and #6 country schools. Oscar then worked for various farmers in Grant Co., SD, and in North Dakota and Minnesota. He worked at the Big Stone Canning Factory and also helped load ice from Big Stone Lake into railroad box cars. He was united in marriage to Alma- E. Schultz on Oct. 19, 1938, in Milbank. Following marriage, Oscar worked for a farmer near Ortonville Ortonville, about nine months ago. He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Alban Township and served as a church elder for many years. He loved farming and visiting with friends and neighbors. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Arlin and Verna Angerhofer, rural Big,Stone City, SD; two daughters and one son-in-law, Judith Giese, Benson, and Carolyn and Harlan Monson, rural Milbank, SD; twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two stepbrothers and one step-sister-in-law, Robert and Olga Angerhofer and Harold Angerhofer, all of rural Milbank; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, wife, one step- brother and one stepsister. The EmanueI-Patterson Funeral Home of Milbank is in charge of arrangements. Richard Petrick Richard A. Petrick, 81, of Hernando died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998. He was born in Appleton, and came to Hernando 16 years ago from Rajel, IN. Mr. Petrick was a civil servant for the United States. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a life member of Leroy Rooks VFW Post No. 4252, Hernando. He was Methodist. Surviving are his wife, Ella Christensen Petrick of Hernando; a stepson, Jerry (Linda) Smith of Dassel; a sister, Della Rothermel of Minneapolis; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Nicole Marie Gangelhoff baptism is celebrated Nicole Marie Gangelhoff, infant daughter of Tami (Reiffenberger) and Dan Gangelhoff, was baptized Saturday, Dec. 5th at St. Mary's Catholic Church, New Ulm. Nicole Marie was born Nov. 23, 1998, and welcomed home by her brother, Jacob. Those who attended their granddaughters baptism were: Grandparents, Don and Joan (Iverson) Reiffenberger; Great- Grandparents, Les and Peg Iverson, from Big Stone City; and Great- Great-Grandmother, Augenia (Gene)  Iverson, from Alexandria. Also attending this baptism were Karin Reiffenberger, Nicole's aunt, and her friend Lloyd Helget from Honorary pallbearers were his special for four years. In 1942, the couple -'Sleepy Eye. friends and family. Active pallbearers rented and then purchased their farm Nicole Marie is the Great- were Jo,se4 .l,p&:I!OfeJ,n'y, Mark in Alban Township. Alma died on Granddaughter of Norbert and Leona and Richard Giese;-Lynn Kaufman, June 25, 1992. Oscar continued to live Reiffenberger, Madison. Terry Deutchman, and Greg Barnett. in rural Big Stone City until entering He was born on May 29, 1914, in the Northridge Residence in Give The Gift That Gives Back: The Gift Of Education. This holiday season, give your kids the gift that allows you to invest in their happiness, their self-esteem and their future success. The Kids, Parents and Money sM program is a holiday gift that gives hack t o you as much as it gives to your children. 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