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~~ KIJ' ' Nm~lBilB]lidiHB]llL ~HIHIIHHHi I1~ a Thursday, October 22, 2009 " "" Tri-Coun News Kimball, MN ....... !]Ii Obituaries Eugene 'Gene' Boggs, 81 Gene Boggs of Kimball died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at the St. Cloud Hospital. He was 81. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Fairhaven Community Church in Fairhaven with Pastor Ken Smith officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and one hour prior to the ser- vice on Wednesday at the church. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening. Arrangements are pending with Dingmann funeral Care of Kim- ball. The full obituary will be in next week's Tri-County News, and at . Eleanor Kautio, 88 Eleanor G. Kautio of Annan- dale died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at the Annandale Care Center. She was 88. Arrangements are pending with Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale. The full obituary will appear in next week's Tri-County News, and at . Senior Safe Driving AARP announces an 8-hour class will be held in Watkins Dec. Jeanette Kahmeyer Leverty, 80 Jeanette Kahmeyer Leverty of Grove City died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at the Dassel Lakeside Community Home. She was 80. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Ost- mark Lutheran Church in rural Watkins with Rev. Jean Smith offi- ciating. Interment was in the Ost- mark Cemetery. Jeanette Wortz Kahmeyer Leverty was born Jan. 18, 1929, at the Watkins Hospital to Dewey and Lucille (Pancake) Wortz. She came into this world weighing only 26 ounces. She was raised on the Wortz homestead seven miles south of Watkins. She attended District 44 grade school and Kim- ball High School. She was bap- tized and confirmed at Ostmark Lutheran Church. Jeanette married Ronald Kah- meyer Feb. 4, 1947 at the Ostmark Lutheran Church. They had three sons Duane Lyle, Steven Lee, and David Ronald. They resided in the Watkins and Grove City areas. Later, they moved to Victoria and then to Cologne where Ronald died in 1969. Jeanette then moved to Bloomington with her husband Larry Leverty. Jeanette worked in factories and as a waitress prior to owning her own restaurant. She loved to dance, travel and go fish- ing. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ronald and son Duane. Jeanette is survived by her chil- dren Steven (and Suzanne) Kah- meyer of Chaska, David Kah- meyer of Morten, and daughter- in-law Sharon Kahmeyer of Maple Lake; grandchildren Rhonda (and Chris) Berscheit, Darren (and Monica) Kahmeyer, Troy (and Melissa) Kahmeyer, Tracey (and Tom) Schrempp, Clayton, Laura, and Melissa Kahmeyer; great- grandchildren Ashlyn Berscheit, Tannar, Cole, Bailey, and Adam Kahmeyer, Zachary (and Jenni) Kahmeyer, Lucas, Maxwell, and Mackenzie Kahmeyer, Connor and Colton Schrempp, and Kina Kahmeyer; sisters Cheryl Lund (and friend Issy Theilen of Rich- mond) of St. Cloud, Nancy (and Larry) Boreen of Grove City; many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by sisters-in-law Mabel Kohl, Luella Marquardt, Arlene Ruechert, Jenny (and Denny) Liet- zau, and Betty Kahmeyer. Music for the service was by Sandy Brown and Eric Swanson. Casket bearers were Dana Lund, Tim Boreen, Jason Boreen, Darren Kahmeyer, Troy Kahmeyer, Zach- ary Kahmeyer, and Clayton Kah- meyer. Arrangements were by the Ertl Funeral Home of Watkins. course7 and 9.willDriverSqualifyCOmpletingfor a 10 percentthis Stt CloudHospital to host career fair discount on their car insurance, . Cloud Hospital will host a Health Care Career and Nursing Col- ifage 55 or older, lege Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in St, Cloud Hospi- This class will be held at the Watkins City Hall from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 and 9. To register, call Kim- ball Community Education (320) 398-7700, ext. 114 or Eden Valley Community Education (320) 453- 2925, ext. 5. tal's Riverfrom Dining Room on A level. Seventeen colleges and universities will share information on their health-care programs. Representatives will be available to answer ques- tions on multiple allied health programs as well as post-baccalaureate health-care management programs. Students, employees, volunteers, family members, friends and the public are all welcome to attend. B~rla! and Crematioa Services View obituaries, guestbooks and videos on-line Kimball * (320) 398-5055 NOW HIRING AGRONOMY MANAGER Seeking a proven manager to lead a growing and team oriented full service agronomy department for a well established cooperative. Candi- date will be responsible for all aspects of the department including staff, sales, marketing, new customer development, equipment and customer relationships. Candidate should have agricultural related education. Significant work experience with the desire to lead and manage. For more information contact Bill at (952) 466-3721 or billr@midcountycoop.com Mail or deliver resume to: Mid-County Coop 700 W. Lake, PO Box 177, Cologne, MN 55322 www.dingmannfuneral.com Ammenities to meet your needs: 3 meals per day & snacks Scheduled exercise and Church activities, including mass 3 t|meslmo. Now offering RESPITE CARE Housekeeping/laundry services Medication services with LPN/RN services available 24 hours per day , Assisted Living at its Finest For more information: Joyce Quast, LPN/Manaqer or LPN/Asst. Clayton Linn, 94 Clayton Linn of Kimball died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud. He was 94. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Tom Olson offici- ating. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and Mon- day one hour prior to the ser- vices at the church. A prayer ser- vice was at 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial with full mil- itary honors followed at St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery. Clayton Chester Linn was born March 13, 1915, in Maine Prairie Township to Richard and Clara Linn. He graduated from Kim- ball High School in 1934, and then received teacher's training in Annandale. In 1941, he entered the U.S. Navy where he became a member of the Seventh Fleet Air Wing. Clayton married Mabel G. Lacina Dec. 10, 1941, in Nor- folk, Va. Following World War II, he received his teaching certifi- cate from St. Cloud State Univer- sity and for four years taught at the Meyer School in St. Augusta. He retired from the U.S Postal Service in 1976 after serving in Kimball as postmaster for 32 years. Clayton was past commander and member of the Kimball Ameri- can Legion Post 261, and served for 27 years as coach of the Junior Legion Baseball Team. He was a member of Forty and Eight, Min- nesota Poultry Association, Amer- ican Poultry Association, and the Church of St. Anne where he was an usher, special needs religious education teacher, and a Mass server for funerals. He was preceded in death by his sister Mabel Unterburger and brother Lloyd Linn. Clayton is survived by his wife of 67 years Mabel of Kimball; chil- dren Joyce (and Jim) Johnson of The Villages, Fla., Garry (and Mary) Linn of Kimball, Sharon (and John) Barberg of Cokato, Mike Linn (and Debra Botzek-Linn) of Kim- ball, Anne (and Charles) Wodetzki of Valparaiso, Ind.; sister-in-law Marjorie Linn of Watkins; grand- children Dr. JeRay Johnson, Jer- emy Johnson, Job Barberg, Rich- ard Linn, Jakub Barberg, Jordan Wodetzki, C.J. Wodetzki, Jennifer Duerksen, Michele Groinus, Jes- sica Carlson, Abigail Wodetzki, 12 great-grandchildren, also many nieces, nephews and cousins. St. Anne's Choir, with Frosty Schiefelbein as organist, provided the music for the service. Arrange- ments were by Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball. Memorials are preferred. Jennie Newman, 88 Jennie Newman of Buffalo, for- merly of Annandale, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at Sunrise Cottages in Buffalo. She was 88. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Cha- pel in Annandale with Rev. Timo- thy Nerud officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, with prayer service at 7 p.m., and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at the Ding- mann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale. Interment services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Clinton Falls. Jennie F. Newman was born Dec. 15, 1920, at Clinton Falls to Frank and Mary (Schultz) Hogate. She was a homemaker, a wait- ress, and worked at Fingerhut. For 16 years she was a custodian for Annandale School District 876. From 1955 to 1962 she lived in Kimball, then in Annandale, until moving to Sunrise Cottages two years ago. She enjoyed sew- ing, gardening, and making craft items. She was preceded in death by her former husband Walter, and by son-in-law Donald Rose. Jennie is survived by her chil- dren Gene (and Teresa) New- man of Garfield, Ark., Lloyd (and Carol) Newman of Kimball, Lor- raine Rose of South Haven, Ted (and Joyce) Newman of Zimmer- man, and Bill (and Brenda) New- man of South Haven; 11 grand- children, four step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and eight step-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John and James Rose, Lori Groinus, Tom, Chad, Dallas, Traci, and Kayla Newman. Honorary pallbearers will be Judy Silkworth, Curt New- man, and Angle Hadley. Volunteer. American Heart 0 Association .