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Page6 Obieuaries Gerald Almgren, 69 Gerald "Jerry" Almgren of Kimball, formerly of Fosston, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at his home. He was 69. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kim- ball with Rev. Dave Milz officiat- ing. Burial followed in the Kim- ball Cemetery. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and one hour prior to services at the church. A prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Gerald Dale Almgren was born Aug. 9, 1934, in Litchfield to Lars and Hedvig (Jackson) Alm- gren. He married Mona Mack- ereth on Jan. 22, 1955, in Kim- b. He farmed near Kimball and then from 1981-2002 he was a rancher in the Fosston area. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Kingo Lutheran Church in Fos- ston where he was a former dea- con. He enjoyed hunting, fish- ing, breeding and raising horses, and his life as a cowboy. Ierry was preceded in death by brothers and sisters Carl Alm- gren, Vera Swanson, Fred Alm- gren, Lucille Jurgens, Wal(er Almgren, Dorothy McDonald, Robert Almgren and Joan Ohlin. He is survived by his wife Mona of Kimball; children: Gerri Lynn (and Ron)McWherter of Dassel, Mark Almgren of Watkins, Chad (and Cindy) Alm- gren of Kimball; four grandchil- dren: Dillon McWherter and Jer- ry, Jessica and Josh Alrngren; sis- ters: Carol Roberts of Topeka, Kan.; Mary Ann Nesseth of Livo- nia, Mich.; Betty Lou (and Dick) Peterson of Albuquerque, N.M. Pallbearers were Lyndon Van Vleet, Tony Maruska, Steve Watne, Bill W'flson, Doug Fjer- stad and Ellsworth Danielson. Honorary pallbearers were-all of lerry's family and friends. Music was provided by organist Lynn Hoff and soloist Ryan Rice. Frank "Lefty" Nelson, 87 Frank "Lefty" Nelson of Wat- kins, formerly of South Haven, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at his residence. He was 87. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesda Oct. 1, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale with Rev. Edward Groop officiating. Burial fol- lowed in the Cokato Finnish Cemetery. Friends called one hour prior to services. Frank lrvin Nelson was born June 28, 1916, in Cokato to Frank Funeral Care Burial and C Services Owned by the Dingmann Family. Kimball (320) 398-5055 Art Dingmarm Mike Messina O. and Hilma I (Ruona) Nelson. He served in the U.S. Army dur- ing World War II and enjoyed music and sporting events. Frank was preceded in death by his brothers Ernest, Lawrence and Elmer, and half-brother Rudy Sarenpa. He is survived by his half-sis- ter Irene Sarenpa of Schofield, Wis., and numerous cousins and friends. THE DECK " Kimball Area Emergency Food Shelf St. in Kimball 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. tel. (320) 398-2211 For after-hours emergencies, call one of the area churches. Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. Sir Arthur Helps Q Q Q Q Q -Q Q Q 0 Church News Spaghetti dinner at KUMC Kimball United Methodist Church invites you to join them for a spaghetti supper and musical evening with the "Jumpin' Jehos- aphats," Saturday, Oct. 4. Supper will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. with the concert to follow. The cost for adults is $6, children 5-12 are $3 and children under 5 are free. Everyone is welcome. Crow River Conference fall gathering The Crow River Conference of the ELF_A will host its fall gathering Tuesday, Oct. 21, at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Registra- tion will begin at 4:30 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a program. Guest speaker Gladys Peterson's message will be "Stepping Forward in Faith." Gladys is the wife of Pastor Russell Peterson. She lived in Cokato for 19 years and started 25 small ecumenical Bible studies in the area. The program will also feature Bible study by Pastor Christine Olson of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, International Christ- Ian Literature Contributors, Inc., hymn sing, Emmaus gift shop display and presentation, and special music by Kingdom First Lutheran in Litchfield. Visitors are welcome, tion is requested by Oct. 11. For mation, contact Carole Larson 2059 or Dorothy Lueth at (320) Apostolic Lutheran Church - Fri.-Sat., Oct. 3-4, Youth Weekend. Tues., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board Thurs., Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., tee. Kimball Church of Christ ian Outreach, 7 p.m., Wed., Oct. 8. Kimball & Zion United Methodist Thurs., Oct. 2, 1 p.m., Committee o nations meeting (ZUMC). Sat., Oct. 4, 5 p.m., Spaghetti "lumpin' ]ehosaphats" concert Wed., Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., p.m., Church council meeting. St. John's Lutheran Church, Mon., Oct. 6, 7 ship/Care committee. Thurs., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Elders' Council meeting. 4" Church of St. Anne m Ft. David Grundman T 441 Hazel Ave E, Kimball- 398-2211 Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m., Mass. Saturdays, 6:30 p.m., Mas. Sundays, 10 a.m., Mas. Kimball Church of Christ Jem/.aJbert, PasU t Hwy. 55 West, Kimball .393660 SundayWorship: 8 and 10 a:m. Sunday School: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.rm, "Just for Men" Bible study;, 6:30 p.m., adult Bible studies; 6:30 p.m., youth groups for grades 3-12. St. John's Lutheran Church Dad Milz, Pastor Miuouri Synod 14 Magnus Johnson St. N., Kimball 398-7151 SundayWohip: 8 and 10"30 a.m. Sunday School: 9:1S a.m. Bible Classes: Sundays at 9:15 a.m.; Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Thursdays at 9 a.m. Confirmation: 7 p.m.Wednesda. Ktmbd  mlmd   E. , Pmar ._ 141 Hwy. 55 W., Kimbag 398-2925 Sumtay Womhip: 9 a.m. Sunday Sch(x)l: lO:lS a.m. s. Tuesdays at I p.m. (at Zion UMC). Confirmation: Fbst-year, 6"210 p.m. Wednesdays; Second- year:. 3:15 p.m. Wednys. omam @ I.mmmce Bade, Pastor" 398"2996 Church will meet at Dingmann Funeral Home in unal ltr nor V'mtors alma dcorr SmdayWorship: 9.' a.m. Sunday School and Bible das 10"30 am. 72039 Co. Rd. 27, Kingston 398-2130 Sun. Worship: 10:30 am.; 6"30 p.m. Song Svc. Sunday Discussion Group: 9-.30 am. Bible studies: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., Young people's Bible study;, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Bible study. Zion United Methodist Church Heather E. Klason, Pastor J . 55 ESouth Haven 398-2925 Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Bible stud F. Tuesdays at I p.m. Lake Union Evangelical Covenant Michael M=Cain, Pastor l;IEa 74246 Cash Rd., South Haven - 398-2992 Sunday Wbrship: 9 a.m. Sunday Shool: 10:15 a.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church Michael Nelson, Pastor (ELCA) Kingston 286-2354 Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Confirmation: Wed. 7 p.m. Ostmark Lutheran J. David Nelson, Interim Pastor Forest SundayWorship: 9 a.m. Sunday School: 10:15 a.m. Church of St. Wendelin Luxemburg Fr. David Grundman Tuesdays & Thursdays, Saturdays, 4:30 p.m., Mass. Sundays, 8 a.m., Mass. Church of St. Nicholas Msgr. Daniel Taufen, Pastor 15862 Co. Rd. 165, Watkins - Daily Masses: 8:15 a.m., Tues. & Thur SaL, 8 p.m., Mass. Sun., 8:30 a.m., Opportumty 10651 Co. Rd. Pearl Lake Daily Mass variable.; Sat., S p.m., Sun., 10 a.m., Mass. Opportun 13455  Rd.,  Haven Worship: SurL, 9 axm, andWedL, 7 p.m Bible Classes: Sun., 7:45 a.m.; A.A. Meetings: FrL, 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church Ron Bockham, Pastor SundayWorship: 8:10 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. Silver Creek C00mmu00  m  Reled Cautca Bob VandeVerd, Pastor Silver Creek %3-3957 SundayWorship: 10 a.m. Sunday School: 11:30 a.m. Bible School: Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Tri-County AJliance Church Ken Whitted, Pastor 8464 160th St. NW, Clearwater SundayWorship: 10-30 a.rn. and 7 p.m. Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. Bible Study:. Wbd. 7 p.m.; p.m.; Prayer Meeting: SaL 7 p.m.