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Pag e Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 12, 2015 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F. Klein Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Proofer/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. - $24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA50211 Member of: National Newspaper Association Iowa Newspaper Association OBITUARY JOHN J. MCCORMICK, SR. A Celebration of Life Service was Tuesday, Feb. 10, at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center in Norwalk for John Joseph McCor- mick St., 62, Norwalk. Pri- vate burial will be in St. john Cemetery in Cum- ruing, Memorials to the family to be used at their discretion will be accept- ed. John Joseph, the son of Pete'.. and Dorothy (Gro- terd vs) McCormick, was born Jily 13, 1952, in Des Mvi s. He was the you: ._,0st son of three chil- dre:b growing up on the south side of Des Moines. He L _'duated from Dowl- ing HAgh School in 1971. Following high school John played semi-profes- sional football with New- ton Night Hawks and the Des Moines Knights. He also was involved with competition water skiing at Clearwater Beach. At a young age, John achieved his pilot's license and liked building "mus- cle" cars. He was overall athletic and good at every- thing he did. He played in bowling leagues, softball, billiards and golfing tour- naments. John's best ac- complishments were his three children, Courtney, JJ John J. McCormick, Sr. and Dave. John was a thh:d gener- ation railroad engineer starting his career with Chicago Northwestern and later Union Pacific Railroads. He retired in August 2013 after working 40 years. John was a mem- ber of the Brotherhood of Railroad Workers union, and Grandview Golf Club. John leaves to cherish his memory his children, Courtney (Chris) McCor- mick-Thomas, JJ (Irina) McCormick, David Mc- Cormick; his mother, Dor- othy "Murph" McCor- mick; a sister, Pat (Gary) Woody; a brother, Mike (Tina) McCormick; and five grandchildren, Dylan, Jaylen, Matthew, Michael and Mason. QLo0000aory c,b,.c, Eric E. O'Leary c Owner  Director In Our Care I Elva Stonebraker ] John McCormick Age 92 of Norwalk I Age 62 of Norwalk For service information visit www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700 OBITUARY FRANCES MCDONALD Frances Marie Mc- Donald went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 31. Af- ter battling pneumonia, she decided it was time to let go and take the next step. Frances was the young- est of four children of an immigrant coal miner from Austria. She grew Up on an acreage outside of Carney and graduated from Ankeny High School. She met the love of her life at a roller rink on a Satur- day night and after WWII married and settled down to raise a family. Her pas- sions in life were her fam- ily, her church, her home and yard with the cardi- nals and the squirrels. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Howard; daughter, Sandra Kay (Paul) Stanbrough of Alexander City, AL; son, Craig Howard (Nancy) of Prole; six grandchildren, Michael (Stephane) Tiedens, Matthew (Adri- ane) Tiedens, Marie (Christopher) Hanna, Stephanie (Edward, Jr.) Rhodes, Elizabeth and An- Frances McDonald drew, and eight great- grandchildren, Kaine, Grace, Alexander, Au- tumn, Meredith, Maddox, Oliver and Allie. Frances never met any- one she did not consider a friend. She made the world a better place with her pres- ence and will be sorely missed. There will be a cel- ebration of her life April 11, 2015 at noon at Wakonda Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial dona- tions may be directed to Wakonda Christian Church. OBITUARY ELVA STONEBRAKER Elva Lucille Stonebrak- er "Stoney" was born Au- gust 22, 1922 to Ethel Vio- la (Paine) and Alfred Lee Stonebraker in Lucas County and passed away at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, Sunday, Feb. 1, at the age of 92. She was raised in Lucas and Wayne Counties and graduated from Cambria High School. She attended college at Drake Universi- ty in Des Moines. She played softball, profes- sional women's basketball and bowled. She enjoyed woodworking, horseback riding, her animals, Drake women's b?sketball games and traveling. She was baptized at Galilee Baptist Church. Elva moved to Chicago to play women's profes- sional basketball. She went to a trade school and learned tool and die so she could work on the B29 Bomber engines during World War II. After the war she moved back to Iowa and spent most of her adult life in Des Moines. Elva retired as Parts Man- ager of Elliotts Beechcraft after 28 loyal years of ser- vice. Elva was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Lee Stonebraker; three sisters, Marie Pear- son, Audrey Stonebraker and Jessie Kirkpatrick; and long-time friend, Blanche Wallis. She is survived by her nephew, Don Stonebraker of Cedar Rapids; two niec- es, Lois Downard of Chad- ton and Rose Heston of Elva Stonebraker Derby; numerous great- nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and many long-time friends. Graveside services were held FridaTfi Feb. 6, at the Chariton Cemetery, Chariton. Elva requested donations to the Animal Rescue League or Taylor House Hospice. To share a memory with the family, visit Elva's obituary page at www.olearyfunerals .corn, O'Leary Celebration of Life Center- Funeral & Cremation Services in Norwalk has been entrust- ed with arrangements. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor Day) I SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 515-897-4183 Steven Klawonn, Pastor 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Wed. Family Education 6:30 pm Wed. Confirmation: 5th-8th grade 6:30 pm *** Crossroads Church 2601 Border St. www.2thecrossroads.com Glen Blumer, Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming 3 years old through 5 th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12 th grades Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 Sunday Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 am Disciple City for Children: (18 months-5th grade) Sunday Mornings, 8:30 & 10:30 am Quality, childcare provided for children under 18 rot. Sonshine Choir for K-5th: Sunday Evenings, 6 pm New[ Fellowship Kids: Wednesday, Evenings, 6:30 pm 'Unstoppable" for Jr. High: i6th- 8th grade) Sunday Evenings, 6-7:3( pm 'Unshaken' for Sr. High: t9th- 12th grade) Sunday Evenings, 7:3O-9 pm First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Marled 'G 1-4391 Trey Perrott. Pastor 9:30 am Coffee Fe!Iowship 10 am Morning Worship 5:30 pm Sunday Kids and Adult blinistries CIa-- for aIl ages Nurser3 Provided Wednesday Night Link Groups *** New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.nc,' li fenor.alk.org 1 Nate Liedke. Pastor 8:'15 am & 10:30 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Childcare Provided Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Travis Stanley, Pastor Marti Stanley, Pastor 1 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8:15 am Worship 9:15 am Sunday School 10:30 am Worship 5:30 pm Saturday Worship Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School CUMMING Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 harvestchurcbcumming.com Thomas Cackler, Pastor Sunday 10 am Worship DES MOINES Christian Life Assembly of God Church Fleur Di'ive and Hwy 5 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor 515-953-0322 10 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 Kids' Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 am Worship Jr. & St. High, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. Mt; Zion Chui'chof God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 *** MARTENSDALE Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) l Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641_76f_49:11 l:, j Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday St. Paul Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 615 Iowa Ave. 641-764-2752 Ron Mohr, Pastor 770-1286 Don Rothweiler, Pastor, 975-9225 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Lint Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th St. - 981-4062 Ginni Otto, Pastor Free-will offering Breakfast 8-9:30 am 10 am Worship Adult Sunday School - 11 am INDIANOLA Freedom Fellowship Church (IFFC) 2604 N. Jefferson Way 515-961-5755 Pastor Jeff Rabe Pastor's Cell 515-333-2458 9:30 am Sunday Worship 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible Study Tues.-Thurs. is for Community Food Closet. (Please call for availability) Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Harting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Sunday School The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services will not be listed here. Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing.