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6 Thursday, August 8, 2013 News Obituaries Traverse Crider, 91 Traverse Crider of Helena, Mont., formerly of Kingston, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at a local care facility in Helena. He was 91. A memorial service is sched- uled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home at 3750 N. Montana Ave., in Helena, Mont. A recep- tion will follow the service in the banquet hall of the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be held at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Harrison, after the reception. Traverse Shea Crider was born Sept. 20, 1921, in Kingston, Minn., to William and Aubine (Shea) Crider. He attended schools in Kingston and Kimball, Minn., before enrolling in the Civil- ian Conservation Corps in 1939 in Minnesota. While in the Con- servation Corps, he worked gen- eral field projects, building and construction before being honor- ably discharged in 1940. Traverse was then inducted into the United States Army Oct. 16, 1942. He served his country in World War II in campaigns through North Africa, Italy and Sicily until his honorable discharge Nov. 19, 1945. After his service, Traverse worked for Emily Lumber Com- pany in Emily, Minn. In 1961, he moved to Helena, Mont., and worked at Foley's Mill, Montana State Department of Revenue, and the Montana State Department of Transportation before his retire- ment. He married Stella "Sally" Brannan, and three daughters were born. They later divorced. Traverse enjoyed hunting, fish- ing and camping, but his great- est joy was spending time with his family. Traverse is preceded in death by his parents William and Aubine (Shea) Crider; an infant daughter Brenda Crider; infant sister Elaine; sisters Marjorie, Gloria, and Hazel; and brothers Maxwell, Kingdon, Herbert, Merrill, and Gordon. He is survived by his daughters Lila (and David) Pierson of East Helena, and Marsha Crider of Hel- ena; grandchildren Ryan Pierson of East Helena, and Kristi (and Jeff) Schell of Billings; great-grandchil- dren Megan and James Schen- del of Billings, and Lucas, Harper, and Emmett Pierson of East Hel- ena; brothers Clinton (and Doris) Crider of Helena, and Jackson (and Maxine) Crider of Jefferson City; and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn Dockendorf, 85 Evelyn Dockendorf of Cold Spring died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. She was 85. Mass of Christian Burial was at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring. Relatives and friends called from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Inurnment was in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Marty (Pearl Lake), Minn. Evelyn Rose Dockendorf was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Pearl Lake to Henry and Mathilda (Pelzer) Nis- tier. She married Edward Martin Dockendorf June 24, 1950, in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Marty. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing cards, and loved visiting with others. Evelyn was preceded in death by her brothers Adrian, Norbert, and Jerome Nistler; and one grandchild. She is survived by her loving husband Edward; children Bob of Carlton, Diane (and Tom) Blommer of St. Cloud, Gary (and Mary Lee) of Richmond, Linda (and Jim) Sand of St. Cloud, Bill (and Laurie) of Rich- ~:~:~!:::!::: field, Steve (and Cindy) of Cham- plin, Sue (and Bernie) Gregory of Pearl Lake, and Mark of Baxter; siblings George Nistler, Delphine Wirtzfeld, Ralph Nistler, Donna dren, and seven great-grandchil- Dols, and Mary Tank; 21 grandchil- dren. Stearns County This is a notice from Stearns County Public Works to all interested individuals For the 2013-recycling pro- gram for empty pesticide contain- ers, please bring your containers to one of the following before the dates listed: Farmers Union Co-op, Paynes- recycling ville - Aug. 16, 2013 Centra Sota Co-op, Albany - Aug. 30, 2013 **Remember: The containers should be clean, triple rinsed, caps removed and all labels and plastic labeling removed. Container must be #2 HDPE. The collection is open to all empty pesticide containers pesticide users including com- mercial applicators, farmers, gov- ernment agencies, lawn care and golf courses. If you have any questions, please call Bob Dunning, Stearns County Agricultural Inspector at (320) 656-6578. Hying with Parkinson's under the age of 60 If you or anyone you know is Ramona Gabisch, 52 Ramona (Marklowitz) Gabisch, formerly of Kimball, died after a long illness in Helena, Mont., Sat- urday, July 27, 2013. She was 52. She will be interred in Resur- rection Cemetery in Helena, Mont. Ramona Arvada Marklowitz was born Nov. 14, 1960, to John and Avis (Brower) Marklowitz in Minneapolis, Minn. She grad- uated from Kimball Area High School in 1979. She was married to Gary Gabisch in Bozeman, Mont., Nov. 4, 2005. Mona was an avid reader, enjoyed history, travel, and had a great love for her pets and all ani- mals. Mona was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Gary of Helena, Mont., and her brother and sister-in-law Camden and Vicki Marklowitz of Larkspur, Colo. She will be fondly remembered by friends and extended family. Donna Luoma, 67 Donna Luoma of South Haven died peacefully at her South Haven home Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4, 2013, surrounded by family, friends, and dogs. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was 67. The family will hold a celebra- tion of Donna's life at her South Haven home beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, with a remem- brance of Donna at 3 p.m. All those who loved this remarkable woman are invited to attend. The address is 13143 State Highway 24 NW, South Haven MN 55382. Donna Mae Luoma was born Oct. 21, 1945, to Melvin and Ruth Sigerson. Following her father's death two months after Donna's birth, her mother remarried and the family settled in Hopkins where she attended public school. She married Fred Luoma in 1962, and eventually moved to a small farm in South Haven where Donna was free to indulge her pas- sion for gardening, horses, cats, and stray dogs. She worked for the past 14 years at Product Technolo- gies in Maple Lake. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; and brother Ken- neth Sigerson. She is survived by her husband Fred; daughters /ody (and Paul) Goenner of Clear Lake, and Jamie (and Brian) Fisher of Monticello; grandchildren Ben Fisher, and Aus- tin Goenner; and brothers Charles Wise of Sauk City, Wis, and Tom (and Mollie) Wise of Stillwater; as well as numerous nieces and neph- ews; and her extended family of many friends. Ostmark serving porkchop and sweetcorn Dinner Aug. 11 Ostmark Lutheran Church of rural Watkins is planning their porkchop-sweetcorn dinner. The Ostmark Churchmen will serve a dinner after the 10:30 a.m. morn- ing worship service, Sunday, Aug. 11. They will serve porkchops, hot dogs, homegrown sweet corn, baked potatoes, cole slaw, home- made ice cream and beverage. The cost is for adults, $8; ages 5-12 $5; and under 5 is free. Every- one is welcome. Pedal Pilgrimage Aug. 15, spiritual BurlM and Cremation Services View obituaries, [ iO:-ioi45a:m ..... nosed with Parkinson's Disease, you are welcome to join a newly Thursday, Aug. 15, Pedal Pilgrimage to the Grasshopper gue, tboolc ,[ ,oopen 2ndMon(tagofthe' forming group. We will be meet- Chapel in Cold Spring and videos on-line month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. ing the 2nd Tuesday of each month St. Gertrude s Catholic Church tel (320) 398 2211 Kimball (320) 398-5055 " " from 6-7:30 p.m. at Saron Lutheran For after-hours emergencies, Church in Big Lake, Minn. Spe- in Forest Cityis organizing a pedal vww.dmgmannfuneral.con call one of the area c'f~urches, cific topics will be scheduled along pilgrimage to the Grasshopper with oPen forum. Any questions, Chapel in Cold Spring. The trip combines spiritual and physical please call Camille Johnson at (763) exercise. Bikers gather at 3 p.m. 350-7401. Thursday for prayer at St. Ger- trudes, with additional prayer stops along the way. The pilgrim- It's EASY to renew age concludes with a Mass at or subscribe! the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring. By mail, phone, To receive a registration form, fax, web, or contact St. Gertrude's Church at, include ,Pil- e-mall, grimage" in the subject, or go to (See order form CATHSGCCS, to print out a regis- on page 18.) St. Anne's Church in Kimball 60 or under and has been diag- and physical exercise tration form. Aug. 15, 2013, is the Feast of the Assumption in the Roman Cath- olic Calendar. While the prayer during the pilgrimage will reflect this theme, the pilgrimage is open to people of all faith traditions. If St. Gertrude's is contacted by Aug. 7, arrangements can be made to get back to Forest City. With- out prearrangement, pilgrims are responsible for getting home once at Cold Spring. The Registration fee of $10. Tee shirt ($12) and after Mass pizza dinner at Marnante- li's in Cold Spring are optional. St. Gertrude's Church is located at 31608 650th Ave. Litchfield, MN 55355. The length of the pilgrim- age is just less than 20 miles.