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I Lyon County News, Inc. I Services held Wednesday for Gladys Van Briesen Notice of Passing of Marlys Curtis | Page 2 February 12, 2009 .I Funeral services were held at .'. ........ 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; February 4, ' Marlys Curtis, 68, of Cherokee, Richard and Marlys then made their lb   -ga,, o   :t 2009 at the Zoar Presbyterian Iowa died Thursday January 29, home in Cherokee, Iowa for many Church of George. for Gladys Van 2009 in . the Good Samaritan years. Marlys cleaned houses and  "Night of Music" Briesen, age 92 of George, IA, who Society Care Center, George, Iowa businesses in Cherokee. She espe- died Saturday, January 31, 2009 at following a brief illness, cially enjoyed spending time with Marlys' wishes were to be cre- her friends. The Friends in Fellowship group of Bethel the Good Samaritan Center in Cumin|lie. mated and merriorial services will She is survived by her husband, Reformed Church of rural Ellsworth, MN invite George, I0wa. Rev. Dale Lint, you to their annual "Night of Music". Please officiated and burial followed in the Soup and be held at a later date this spring. Richard; a son James Curtis and his 'i C: bring your friends and share in the fellowship Evergreen Lawn Cemetery of Greenwood Funeral Home, Chero- wife, Christie, of Marcus, IA; a on Sunday, February 15th at 7:00 p.m. George, IA. Pie Supper kee, Iowa is in charge of arrange- daughter, Dawn Niemeier of Chero- ments. Online condolences may be kee, IA[ two granddaughters, Cam-  The church is located at 1295 Kennedy Ave., Gladys (Duin) Van Briesen " 7 p.m. left at, eron and Madison Curtis of Mar- cus, IA; a sister, Ethel Kruger of Ellsworth, MN or 8 miles North of George. 1916 - 2009 t/ednesday, Marlys (Rustman) Curtis Sibley, IA; her mother, Sena Stubbe Refreshments will follow. Gladys (Duin) Van Briesen, ' daughter of Herman F. and Tillie ebl'uary 2th 1940- 2009 Rustman of George, IA; several (Janssen) Duin, was born June 19, She is survived by her children, Marlys was born on May 2, nieces and nephews. !t, Services held Saturday for Larry Hunter 1916, and raised on the family farm Thelma Van Briesen of George; 1940 in Marshall, Minnesota to She was preceded in death by • northeast of George. She attended Larry and his wife, Carol Van Free will donation to help Albert and Send (Stubbe) Rustman. her father, Albert Rustman; broth- Funeral services were held Satur- Grant Township #3 Country Briesen ofEllsworth, MN; La Donn support mission On June 12, 1959 she married ers-in-law, Richard Kruger and day, February 7, 2009 at 10:30 am. School. On September l, 1937, she and her husband, Norwood Geerdes related opportunities. Richard Curtis in George, Iowa. Dave Curtis; a sister-in-law, Edith at the Central Baptist Church, was united in marriage to Walter of George; and Paul and his wife, Bethel Reformed Church Marlys worked for a short time at Curtis. i George, Iowa for Larry Hunter, age Van Briesen at George. They made Angela Van Briesen of George; Pribe Produce in Sibley, Iowa. 591 Pastor Jeff Poppinga officiated their home on the family farm from nine grandchildren, Tyron (Kim) 1295 Kennedy Ave - 8 miles with organist Audrey Groen SorT- 1937 until 1963 when they moved Geerdes; Todd (Roxie) Geerdes; north of George. .:...:.: _.__:... ........... .:: ::.::..:::::=; .......... ---:::.:.= ....... ing as Casket Bearers were Kody into George. For eighteen years she Craig (Jessica).-Van Briesen; Cory ..... ,=: ! .. ..... Miller, Cory Schrick, Scott Wier- worked as a school cook at the (Angie) Van Briesen; Carla (Jamie) i i sma, Benjmin Wiersma, Brian George Community School. On Rokusek; Drew Van Briesen; Ethan • Wiersma and Sutton Bare,Ion with November 11, 1988, Walter died Van Briesen; Dalton Van Briesen ' interment in the Evergreen Lawn ending their marriage of fifty-one and Brandon Van Briesen; also Southeast Tech Institute Cemetery of George, iowa. years. Gladys continued to live in eight great-grandchildren, T.J., Larry Kenneth Hunter their home in George. She enjoyed Zach, Grant, and Amber Geerdes; President's List 1949 - 2009 IiL embroidering, gardening, cooking, Aubrey, Sawyer, Kyra, and Caden Southeast Technical Institute in  Kansas and great-grandparents are __ • ,:*v doing cross word puzzles and word Van Briesen; along with a brother, Sioux Falls, South Dakota has  : ':: nd Leoiaa Kruger of Georg Larry Kenneth Hunter was born i search, and attending Ladies Aid. Herbert Duin of Rushmore, MN; announced the Fall 2008 Semester on August 14, 1949 in Cherokee, She was a longtime member of and sister-in-law, Vema Duin of President's List. These students • Iowa, the son of Kenneth and doctors appointments, and Wal- Zoar Presbyterian Church of George. have demonstrated outstandingaca- • Marjorie (Cornwall) Hunter. Mart or mowing yards for the el- George where she was active in Gladys was preceded in death by demic performance in the class- I He married Maria sobrick on derly on fixed incomes. For the women's circle. On November21, her parents, Herman and Tillie; room andlaboratorysetting. January 14, 1967. They lived in Io- past five years, he also sponsored a 2008, Gladys became a resident of husband, Walter; daughter, Doris In order to become eligible for Successful Blood Bank Held in George wa and Texas. She passed away on young boy from Honduras named the George Good Samaritan Center and ler husband, Lawrence Stubbe; the President's List the student the i August 19, 1996 after a long ill- Obed. ' The Siouxland Cornmunity Mark A. Behrens 7 gallons; ness. Larry married Patricia Wier- He enjoyed life to the fullest and where she died this past Saturday sisters, Maybelle Duin and Julia student must be a full-time student Blood Bank wishes to thank Lonnie L. BulLies; Heidi M. Car- evening, January" 31, 2009, at the Bunk; brothers, Fred H. F. and and have achieved a minimum everyone who participated in the rico; James Cuttell 12 gallons; sma on June 26, 1998. The lived in lived life in the moment with no Texas. regrets. He will be dearly missed age of ninety-two. John Duin and infant twin brothers, grade point average of 3.5 for the George Community Blood Drive Wendell R. De Beer; Donna R. De semester. The students should be For more than 30 years Larry by his family and many, many AD..._ --. --- commended for their efforts and held on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Boer; Jodi L. De Grout; Larry W. '  tarSents at the Community Building. 38 Den,has; Anna G. Eben; Kathryn  worked in construction, building friends, performance. : feed mills and grain elevators in Larry passed • away unexpectedly The student who achieved this donors registered and 45 units were D. Estep; Howard Paul D. Fischer; • collected[ We would like to thank Bruce W. Foot,; Edward C. Heyer; Iowa. While living in Austin and on Monday, February 2, 2009 at recognition at Southeast Technical everyone for their commitment to Michael G. Hoing; Russell A. Kyle, he also worked in construc- the age of 59. He is survived by his ) oO;abuayb;2Y,ndY!ililwei!he!iiguH:l;obO= rr-, Institute from our community is: Lion and drove a Big Red delivery wife, Patricia Hunter of New giving the gift of life. Hopp; William J. Hueser; Brenda • s Andrew Sprock, who is majoring The Siouxland Community S. Jurrens; Rick L. Korthals;'David truck for nine years. He spent the Braunfels, Texas; his daughter, in Civil Engineering Technology. Blood Bank exists to make a differ- D. Krogman; Wyatt L. Kruger; last nine years working at the Wal- WoRdy and her husband Ernie He has one brother - Collin to welcome him home. Mart Distribution Center in New Jones and their two children Bri- once in people's lives by providing Brian G. Kruse; Frederick J. LaB- Grandparents are Robert and Marilyn Krull of Beaver t Braunfels. anna and Erin all of New Braun- Creek, MN; Alan De Leeuw ofEllsworth, MN and /.r Local Students Named a safe and dependable blood supply dis; Wilmer Dale Lint; Leander J. to your area hospitals. The goner- Luitjens; Vincent K. Luitjens; Mat- • Larry never met a stranger. He fels, Texas; mother-in-law Hanna Bernie De Leeuw ofEllsworth, MN. / to Dean's List at USF osity of our blood donors and tom- thew T. Mitchell; Delton D. Patten; was a friend to people and animals Wiermsa of Sibley, Iowa; one Great-grandparents are Margaret Krull of Beaver Creek Tyler Fluth and Timothy Kruse, munity volunteers is what enables Larry L. Petersen; Clarence H. alike. While working part-time as a brother, Lance Hunter and his wife and Janet De Leeuw ofEllsworth, MN.  both of George, Iowa, were named us to be successful and continue Stubbe;. Pauline A. Stubbe; Jackie maintenance man in his commu- Debbie of Orlando, Florida; one il nity, he made a lot of friends. After sister, Luann and her husband Dana /l // to the Dean's list at the University saving lives in our own commu- J. Stueven; Delbert G. Symens - 15 he quit being the community main- MOeller of Fairmont, Minnesota; of Sioux Falls for the 2008.. fall nities. Thank you to everyone for gallons; Annalise R. Tecken; War- tenant, man, he was always the and several aunts, uncles, cousins, J semester. To qualify for the Dean's their efforts! ren Tied,man; Scott A. Waggoner; maintenance man for his friend's, nieces, nephews and friends. List, a student must achieve a so- Following is a list of those who Bern,tee G. Weier; Barbara J. Larry always enjoyed helping out He was preceded in death by his mester grade point average of 3.5 donated: ................ Wessels and Charles H. Wyatt. i those that needed it most, including parents, Kenneth and Marjorie or greater on a 4.0 scale .......... ............. ,.. .... Tyler, son of Stanley T. and Mar- ; several of the residents of his corn- Hunter and his first wife, Maria lone A. Fluth, is a Senior at USF rTax Preparation i munity, driving them to the airport, Clare Hunter. majoring in History. Timothy, son of Bob and Rhonda Korthals Graduates from Fort Benning ruse, is a Senior at USF majoring .FARM, Individual and Business Tax Returns Army Pvt. Jesse L. Korthals has eludes survival procedures in anu- in History. •Partnership and Corporate Returns graduated from the Infantryman clear, biological or chemical con- .Personal, Confidential Service i One Station Unit Training at Fort taminated area. Named to Augustana •Competitive Rate Berming, Columbus, Ga. The train- He is the son of Stanley Korthals / ing consists of Basic Infantry of 320th St., Boyden, I0wa. Dean's List ---Russel Kasch, CPA--- i! Training and Advanced Individual Korthals graduated in 2002 from Augustana College's Dean's list Stephenie Korthals & Kim Hayes Staff Accountants , Training. Boyden-Hull High School, Hull, for the 2008 fall semester cites the ,  During the nine weeks of basic Iowa. academic  achievements of 545 • 302 9th Street, Sibley, Iowa Phone 712-754-3634 i! combat training, the soldier re- students. ' ceived training in drill and core- Full-time students with grade monies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, George Area Church Services point averages of 3.5 or higher are Sanford Fitness Center Rock Rapids eligible for the Dean's List. military justice, physical fitness, Inspired by Lutheran scholarly OPEN HOUSE i first aid skills, and Army history, AshToN FIRST BApTiST LyON COUNT)' FIRST tradition and liberal arts, Augustana I i[ core values and traditions. Addi- provides an education of enduring Wednesday tional training included develop- Bible ChuRch ChuRch PResbyTERies ChuRch worth that challenges the intellect, February 18th i ment of basic combat skills and Ashton, Iowa - James Brown, Pastor Pastor Stephen May Rev. Paul Fischer, Pastor fosters integrity and integrates faith battlefield, operations and tactics, Sunday, February 15 Sundy, February 15 Sunday, February 15 with learning and service in a all day long and experienced use of various 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School diverse world. weapons and weapons defenses 7:00 p.m. Evening Service 6:15 p.m. Youth meet 5:30 Confirmation Class On the Dean's List from George available to the infantry crewman. 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship Tuesday, February 17 is Samantha Jo Jurrens. Sanford The Advanced Individual Training AshTON FIRST Thursday, February 12 7:00 Session meeting Rock Rapids 7:00 p.m. Bible Study Wednesday, February 18 Fitness Center course is designed to train infantry PRESb]rII'ERiAN ChuRch Wednesday, February 18 1:30 p.m. Dorcas Society meet • soldiers to perform reconnaissance [' operations; employ, fire and recov- Ashton, Iowa - Dale Lint, Pastor 7:00 p.m. AWANA 7:00 p.m. Bible Study 712-472-6119 Sunday, February 15 7:30 p.m. Youth Bible Study er anti-personnel and anti-tank 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 7:30 p.m. Adult Prayer & Bible Study See what the Sanford Fitness Center Rock Rapids can i! mines; locate and neutralize land TABERNACLE BApTiST ,. mines and operate target and sight BEThel REI:OnMEd Hope RE[ORMEd offer you! Attend the OPEN HOUSE and receive a one equipment; operate and maintain ChuRch ChuRch month pass to the center (a $30 value). Check out our full communications equipment and ra- ChuRch Bryan Anderson, Pastor body workout equipment, ball and circuit class, yoga, : dio networks; construct field firing (rural EIIsworth, Minnesota) Sunday, February 15 personal trainer and much more! aids for infantry weapons; and per- Matt Miller - Pastor David Vander Lain, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 'i! form infantry combat exercises and Sunday, February 15 Sunday, February 15 10:30 a.m. Morning worship 400 S. 7th Avenue, Rock Rapids 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship t Gnfg p # i dismounted battle drills, which in- 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship Monday, February 16 7:00 p.m. NIGHT OF MUSIC 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship 5:30 p.m. President's Day Senior # Ash|on t -' llwl©,l-',dmiogl,,,lw'. Friday, February l3 Tuesday, Februaryl7 Potluck at church Lv0, (0u,ru Nw I , : ..................... ]2 Noon Bethel Fellowship Valentine 7:00p.m. Elder's meeting Wednesday, February,8 t Allendor[ # It(. 7:30 p.m. Consistory meeting 11:00 a.m. Bible Study and Potluck . I Dinner at Countryside Inn Big Wednesday, February 18 Wednesday, February 18 7:00 p.m. All Church Roller Skating t elow t Published every Thursday at 113 East Michigan Ave. P.O. Box 68, George, 1,4 M237-0068 : Century of Progress 7:00 p.m. Catechism 7:30 p.m. Catechism/Choir/RCVF Party # Rushmure # Periodicals Postage Permit Number 323-280 1 888 - 1 988 Paid weekly at the George, 1.4 Post Office • SUDENGA CENTRAl BApTiST IMMANuel LUTHERAN ZOAR PREsbyTeRiAN Periodicals postage paid at George, Iowa. POSTMASTER: Send address , • DUR-A-LIFT, INC. ChuRch Church Church changes to Lyon County News, Inc., P.O. 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