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" _ - " _ ---Ilill Ii IIJHlU pn o a Thursday, March 24, 2011 "" "J T "-Coun News Kimball, MN Fern Foreman, 82 Fern Foreman of Kimball died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the Heritage House of Kimball. She was 82. Funeral services were laeld at I0:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, at St. John's Lutheran Church with Rev. David Milz officiating. Burial followed at the Fairhaven Ceme- tery. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday, both at. the church. Fern Margaret Foreman was born Sept. 25, 1928, in Fair Haven to Edward and Clara (Brunko) Dahnke. She grew up and lived most of her life in Fair Haven, mov- ing away for a short time to live in Maple Lake and in Wahpeton, N.D. She was united in marriage to Mel- vin Looman July 27, 1946; he pre- ceded her in death Feb. 7, 1964. On July 12, 1969, she married Harry Foreman; he preceded her in death July 25. 1982. Fern worked on the assembly line at Franklin Manufac- turing in St. Cloud for 14 years. She enjoyed creating crafts and watch~ ing Minnesota Twins Baseball. She loved her family and grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, and brother Myron Dahnke. She is survived by her chil- dren Larry (and Julie) Looman of ]ackson, Mo., Willy (and Darlene) Looman of Fair Haven, and Let- tie (and Tony) Mohr of Wahpeton, N.D.: sister ]oyce Kotzer of South Haven; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and four step- great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were her grandchil- dren Christine Peterson, Jody Klln- nert. Kelly Traurig, Angle Ranta, and Greg, Heath, Cory and Chad Looman. Arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball. Improve your sleep without medication Trouble sleeping? According to a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), a significant number of Americans aren't get- ting adequate sleep and more than half experience a sleep problem every night or almost every night. Eric Felsch, Psy.D., LP, will pres- ent, "Better sleep without medi- cation," from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Hughes Mathews room at CentraCare Health Plaza. Learn how changing your sleep habits can dramatically reduce your insomnia in 1-2 weeks with- out the use of medication. In the same way that changes to your diet and exercise can result in lowered cholesterol and improved fitness, changes to your sleep-related behaviors can lead to a lifetime of better, more restful sleep. The next A.W.A.K.E. Support meeting will be in September. If you think you may have a sleep disorder or would like more infor- mation, please call (320) 251-0726. Sponsored by St. Cloud Hospital Sleep Center. Holy Cross School raises $6,790 Catholic students and schools came through to raise an amaz- ing amount of money for Catho- lic education. Students and educa- tors of Holy Cross School of Kim- ball, didn't let record snowfalls stop them from selling moun- tains of raffle tickets this win- ter. Together with raffle sponsor Catholic United Financial (for- merly Catholic Aid Association), these hard workers sold 1,358 tick- ets and raised more than $6,790. Every penny of the money raised goes directly into school accounts, thanks to Catholic United provid- ing the promotions, printing and prizes involved in the raffle. United, a fraternal life insurance immediately called Christopher- Ntarriage Encounter April 2-3 Are you looking to deepen your relationship with your spouse? Put life back into your loving relationship by attending a Marriage Encoun- ter weekend at the St. Francis Center in Little Falls. For more than 30 years St. Cloud National Marriage Encounter has enriched thou- sands of marriages in Minnesota. The next weekend will be held April 2-8, this spring. To get further information please call (320) 252-3220, or on the internet: ............ neresa N1eml Sch?0!: Kimball Elementary Subject(s) !~] teach: 5th grade Number o~ students I teach: 26 i StUdent teacher: Mrs. Anna Anderson ~I from Dass~l. ~: 1: grew Upi on the Iron Range, in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. My fayorite memory of school (K-12) is: spending time with my friends. I gradu- ated with 149 students, so I knew every- 6fie ifi my ~lass. I remember high school being a 10t of fun and we were very sociat. I had some great teachers, and I still remember some of the advice they gave us abput life. My favorite subject in school: was language, because I thought it v~as. easy. When I was in fifth grade, I wanted to be: a teacher when I grew up. My colleges) and degree(s): I went to SCSU and majored in elemen- taleducation In 2001 I received my master's degree in Teaching and learning from St. Mary's University. I chose to become a teacher because: I can't think of a better way to spend my time working. I love their innocence and the joy they bring every day. My favorite teacher was: my third-grade teacher, Mrs. Sundquist. She was very patient and kind. She loved her job and her students. MrS. Sundquist made school fun. If I wasn't a teacher: I can't imagine not being a teacher. IfI wasn't a teacher, I think that I'd still be working in a school. I'm not sure what I'd do, but this is where I love to be. l'xtebaen ~aching for: 22 years. I taught Title I for seven years, fourth grade for ]~il years, and this is my fourth year teaching fifth grade. The best part of teaching is: spending time with students. They make me smile and laugh all the time. I love their innocence, and I couldn't tfiink of a more rewarding job. "/~yfamily:~ My husband John works in Milaca as a production man- ager at a company that makes medical devices. My daughter Lauren In total, the Catholic Schools and benefits company. "What a son to let her know she had won .... is.a t9-ye~r-old sophomore at SCSU; she is majoring in education. Raffle raised more than $344,965 fantastic outpouring of support Catholic United staff will pres- ~ My son Er[~c is a junior in high school; he is involved in cross country, with 46 schools participating in for our schools from the Catholic ent the cash prize to Christopher- ~_s~mna~r~g, and track. I have one brother and two sisters. Myparents Minnesota and South Dakota, community. We re proud to spon- son during a ceremony on March ~ still live i~iHoyt Lakes, in the house where I grew up. smashing the raffle goal of sor this event, and excited to see it 30, at St. Lawrence School in Mil- ~ My h~bi~ and interests outside of school: When I'm not in school, $250,000 Students, parents and come to a successful conclusion, bank. Other raffle prizes included ~"Ii~eto s~nd time with my family, go to the cabin in northern Wis- educators sold 68,993 raffle tickets Congratulations to our schools." a cruise vacation, Toshiba lap- ~ consin~ g~ up north to see my parents, read, and spend time with from Jan. 24 to March 4. Official Thewinnerofthegrandprizeof top computer, Nintendo Wii game ~ friends, i winners of the raffle drawing were a new GMC Terrain SUV or $25,000 -consoles, Apple iPads and more ..................................................................... ~o announced as soon as they were cash is Rhonda Christopherson of Catholic United recognized | March events: verified and thewinnerswere con- Big Stone City, S.D. Christopher- Ashley Haus as the top student i:: ::~:iii~ tacted. The drawing ceremony for son purchased the ticket to sup- ticket seller at Holy Cross School. |: Fri. March 18, Karaoke by ~na. Sat., March 19i i~ "P n ,, :::z the Catholic Schools Raffle was port St. Lawrence Catholic School A complete hst of all Catho- | a demu;. Wed., March 23, Bologna Day," :::!i!ii~~ held at 11 a.m. March 10. in Milbank, S.D. Candee Cloos, the lic Schools Raffle results is avail- | Norm Koshiol; Sat., March 26, Bar Run Bingo, ~~ "The results from thisyear's raf- Catholic United Sales Representa- able on the Catholic United Finan- | Noonan Band from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. fie have floored us," said Michael tive for the Milbank area, attended cial website, www.catholicunited | ......... ~:i~i~ i i . McGovern, president of Catholic the raffle ceremony in person and financial ore |i =-very rnaay evening aunng Lem: " " " i all-you-can-eat fish! ;:il!iiii B~ttal and Cremation Service=St. Anne's Church in Kimball View obituaries, l o- ioi4s a.m. Vues. u; guestbooks and videos on-line Kimball * (320} 398-5055 Also open 2nd Monday of the month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tet. 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