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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 7, 2019 W 'D b Published Weekly on Thursdays By N/Warren Town and County News Established May 1968 P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 Steven E Klein Publisher Sara Davis Interim Editor Annie Williamson Office Subscription Rates: $20 per year Single Copy 50 Senior Citizens & College Students $17 per year Residents outside Warren & Polk Co. - $26 per year ALL ADVERTISING AND NEWS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12:00 PM NOON ON FRIDAY TO ENSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. Publisher reserves the right to cancel any advertisment at any #'me. Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa & additional mailing offices Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association Calling All Norwalk/ 9ou have special cvents to share with our communitg? Woulct ,9ou like to see them here*. Fle se er. l &t ils to at news@norwalknews a er.com p P and we will be happ9 to publish them For our re ders. In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES " SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL Customer Service Representative I Location: Norwalk, IA Type of employment: Part-time TruBank is seeking a dependable individual to assist serving our current and future customers as our bank grows. Applicant must perform accurate and efficient financial transactions, provide quality customer service and adhere to policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines. Individual must have excellent verbal communications skills, enjoy working with the public, be able to lift 501bs and work flexible hours Monday through Saturday. Cash handling experience preferred. Hourly rate determined by experience. Our application can be found online at www.trubank.bank or apply in person. Email resume and]or application to support@trubank.bank or mail to: TruBank, Attn: Human Resources, 1401 N. Jefferson, Indianola, IA 50125. TRUBANK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER OBITUARY EARL SCHLOMER Earl William Schlomer, 89, of Adel died peace- fully on January 23rd, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Indianola Earl, the sixth of seven boys of born to Harvey and Jesse (Douglass) Lamb was born on October 27th, 1929, in Osceola, Iowa. He was raised in Traer, Iowa where graduated high school in 1947. Following school he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps where he served his country honorably during the Korean War. Earl met his wife Betty Jean Thompson of Pasedena, California and they were married on June 3, 1950. To this union they had five children, Nancy, Ken- neth, Janice, Martin, and Charles. Following the military he went to work for Knudson Dairy for 10 years before moving to the south-side of Des Moines where he worked for 2 years at I.D. Pack in Des Moines. He returned to California in 1974 with his wife and three younger children where he worked in hotel management. In 1996 Earl and Betty moved to Grimes. He was a devoted Christian and Bible. Faith was an important part of his life and he tried his hardest to live by the "Word of God". He especially enjoyed time outdoors and liked to read and fish. Earl ascended to his Heavenly Father Wed- nesday morning, Jan- uary 23rd, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Indianola where he had resided this past year. He lived 89 years, 2 months, and 27 days. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Betty on August 26, 2004; a daughter in infancy, Nancy; and his six brothers. He is survived by his children, Kenneth (Marcia) Schlomer, of Norwalk, Janice Jacobs of Waukee, Martin (Kim) Schlomer of Puyallup, Washington and Charles (Lori) Schlomer of Riverside, California; 12 grandchildren, Kevin (Jen), Dianne (Josh), John, Anna, Thomas, Jeremy (Linda), Nathan (Emily), Wesley, Kyle (Lauren), Josh (Timerie), Steven, and Hunter; and several great-grand children. Funeral services were held February 1st, 2019, at Cumming Community. Church. Military Honors were presented by the Cumming American Legion Post 562. A burial service was then held at New Virginia Cemetery. Memorial contri- butions to the Com- munity Church in Cumming will be accepted. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.olearyfunerals. Abel T. Murillo, 88, Norwalk, died at home peacefully on Tuesday evening, January 29th, 2019 surrounded by his family. Abel Trinidad Murillo, the fifth of eight children born to Ysidro and Antonia (Alcala) Murillo, was born on August 8th, 1930 in Des Moines, Iowa. Abel grew up in Valley Junction area of West Des Moines. He attended the West Des Moines School System and graduated from Valley High School with the Class of 1949. After school he enlisted into United States Air Force where he served honor- ably. Returning to Iowa after the Air Force, he went to Marquette Cement Plant where he worked as a repairman and later a bulk loader operator, loading both railroad box cars and semi tanker trucks. He retired in 1993 after working there for 44 years. Abel met his future wife, Mai'y Louise Limke of the west side of Des Moines, through a mutual friend. They were married on May 19th, 1956 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines, and together had five children: David, Theresa, Elizabeth, Christopher, and Pat- OBITUARY ABEL MURILLO area, St. Marys, and moving to Norwalk in the early 1990s In his free time Abel enjoyed woodworking. He could build anything from shelving to porch swings, wheel barrels, and toy boxes. Abel also liked to hunt pheasant, quail, and rabbit. While living in Valley Junction he was one of the Holiday Park Girls Softball coaches for 20 years. Together Abel and Mary enjoyed sitting on the banks of a river or lake and fishing. They also enjoyed playing cards such as rummy and their poker nights at home. Abel lived 88 years, 5 months, and 21 days. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary on March 8th, 2012; and his siblings, Jess, Tito, Manuel, and Abigail Chia. He is survived by his children all living in Norwalk: David (Linda), Theresa (Tony) Ayala, Liz (Darryl) Olson, Chris (Margo), and Pat (Tracy); 14 grandchildren: Matt- hew, Jason, Caleb, Katie, Joe, Danny, Chandler, Erica, Brian, Alex, Nicholas, Samantha, Jacob, and Maddie; several great-grandchildren; three siblings: Jane Bejarno, Mike Murillo, and Mary Negrete; and a host of nieces, nephews, and good friends. A Celebration of Life service will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Feb- ruary 10th at O'Leary Funeral Services in Norwalk, A reception with Abel's family will immediately follow. To leave an online enjoyed reading his com. rick. Together they made condolence for the family, their home in Des please visit www.oleary Moines, Valley Junction funerals.com. EDEIWCItEST AT THE LEGA(~Y ALZHEIMER S: CARE SUPPORT GROUP Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey's, Kum & Go, Git-N-Go, and Fareway. O:Leary Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director In Our Care Abel Murillo I [ Earl Schlomer Age 88, Norwalk Age 89, Adel www'olearyfunerals'c m 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700