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$11.2. NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS PO. 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 Sally Huntoon Arlene Knust Lori Ford Publisher Advertising/Managing Editor Typesetter/Office Special Assignments 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 8: 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 PO. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper, Association Iowa Newspaper Association OBITUARY JOSHUA GRAHAM Joshua Graham, 29, Norwalk, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, “at MercyM‘éd’ical Center in Des Moines. Ser- vices were held Friday, Feb. 12, at O’Leary Cele- bration of Life Center in Norwalk. Joshua, the son of Gre- gory Graham and Raynee Harker Wheeler was born on October 28', 1986' Des Moines. He attended Nor- walk schools through ele- mentary school and later graduated from Johnston High School. Joshua was a resident of ChildServe in Johnston until moving to Mosaic in Des Moines, .moving' back. to. Norwalk inOctobe'r2015.J I, JOShua competed in Special Olympics for sev- eral years. He enjoyed go- ing on outings with his friends and family. He likedto spend time with his family, .who took him Joshua Graham death by his father, Grego- ry Graham, in 2007; and his grandparents Ray- > mond . Graham, Marion Harker and Ellen Harker. He is survived by his mother, Raynee (Matt) Wheeler; his siblings, Dav- id R. Graham, Lindsey R. Graham, Brandon Wheel- er, and Savanna theeler all of Norwalk; and a on walks. grandmother, Phyllis Gra- He was preceded in ham 0f Shawnee, KS- OBITUARY JAMES C. CLARKE James G. Clarke, 76, No - walk, died Friday, Feb. 12 in Osceola. Services were held Monday, Feb. 15, at the Nor- walk Christian Church with burial in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Orilla. On—line condolences at www.01eary funeralscom Jim, the son of Henry and Kathryn Houk Clarke, was born April 19, 1939 in Des Moines. He grew up on a fam i i l farm in Norwalk along ‘2‘. 1th his sister, Janice, and brother Jody. Jim and his parents were all lifelong members of the Norv‘.’ .' : l k Christian Chu,: ;_ h where J im served as Deacon and taught Sunday school. He was baptized on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1950. Jim attended Norwalk Schools and graduated from Grimes High School in 1958. James G. Clarke During his youth, he was a personal river for Barnes Rodeo out of Cherokee, and was a calf roper, bronc and bull rider on the rodeo cir- cuit from Wisconsin to Ar— kansas to Arizona. He spent one winter building fence in the Arizona desert and Concluded p. 8 'N/Warren and County News OBITUARY LOUIS SCHABLE Louis H. "Louie" Schable, 84, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away Tues-I day, Feb. 9, at the Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 15, at the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek. Committal services were in the Ida Grove Cemetery with Mil— itary Rites conducted by the Maple Valley Post N 0. 364 American Legion of Battle Creek. Louis Harry George Schable was born on Sep— tember 12, 1931, in Maple— ton, to Carl and Freida (We- ifenbach) Schable. Louie grew up in Danbury, where he attended school and graduated from Danbury High School with the class of 1951. Louis enlisted in the United States Marines. He was stationed in the Phil- ippine Islands for three years and honorably served his country during the Korean War. Louis married the love of his life JoAnn Christo- pherson on May 27, 1962. The couple made their home in Danbury and lat- . er moved to Battle Creek in 1977. Louis and JoAnn were blessed with two chil- dren, Kevin and Renea. Working as a plumber, Louie later purchased the lumberyard in Battle Creek, in 1972. After school ' and during the. summer months LOuie’s nephews would work at the lumber— yard learning and follow- ing in his footsteps. Taking great pride in helping his customers, : Louie was al- ways theré to lend a help- ing hand. Louie oWnedand operated Schable Lumber— yard for 30 years till he re- tired in 2002. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek. Louie en— joyed the great outdoors. Especially hunting and fishing with his children; as Louis H. “Louie” Schable well as going to South Da- kota prairie dog hunting with his son, nephews and their children. Kevin and Louie shared a passion for reloading shells. Louie fol- lowed the Iowa Hawkeyes in football and basketball. He was an avid fan for his grandson, Baylee and loved following his basket- ball career. Having a green thumb, Louie loved to gar- den and plant flowers. Louie and JoAnn loved watching the birds out their back window. They always had feed out for them try— ing. to bring in different kind of birds. He had a pas- sion for photography and would photograph any- thing that would hold still, especially his beloved daughter Renea. - Left to cherish his mem— ory are his loving wife of 53 years, JoAnn Schable of Battle Creek; children, Kevin Schable of Miles, and Renea Steele (Ben Eason of Battle Creek,) of Norwalk, grandchildren: Austin Schable, Baylee Steele, Ken- nady Steele and Delaynee Steele; sister, Minnie Bern- er of Seymour; and numer- ous nieces, nephews. Louie was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Freida Schable; twin sons in infancy; brother, Carl (Allie) Schable; sisters, Louise (Art) Krueger and Doris (Julius, Sr.) Jepsen. The first nylon-bristled toothbrush with a plastic handle went on sale in 1938. The electric toothbrush first appeared in 1939. O‘Leary Funeral 81 Cremation Services Celebration of Lite Center I In Our Care Joshua Graham Age 29 of Norwalk Services were held Friday, Feb. 12. Eric E. O’Lmry Owner é Dirrllur James G. Clarke Age 76 of Norwalk Services were held Monday, Feb. 15. 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700 For service information visit www.01earyfunerals.com Thursday, February 18, 2016 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches CUMMINQ Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 harvcstchurchcumming.com Thomas Cackler. Pastor Sunday 10 am Worship *** DES MOINES Christian Life Assembly of God Church Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 Warren llunsbcrgcr. Pastor 51505341322 10 am Worship Children‘s Ministry, 0-5 Kids’ Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0—2 6:30 pin -— ch. Elevate Youth *** :VORW'ALK 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 5th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-lzth grades *** Grace Baptist Church 112 County Line Rd. 285—8871 www.gracccares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 am. Sunday School, 10:45 am Worship Jr. & Sr. High, Men’s and Women’s Ministry Nursery Provided. *** Mt. Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. 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 David Chu, Pastor Quality childcare provided 664-2828 for children under 18 mo. "5" \ "Unstoppable’ for Jr. High: Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm (oth-Sth grade) Sunday Evenings, 6-8 pm ‘Unshaken‘ for Sr. High: (9th-121h grade) Sunday Evenings. 6-8 pm Sonshine Choir: (K-Slh grade) Sunday evenings, 6-7:30 pm Family Night Wednesdays Dinner served. 5:30-6:15 pm Sunday A night of fellowship & Bible *** . Study St. Paul Lutheran Church for the whole family! (Evangelical Lutheran Church Fellowship Kids:‘3 yrs}th grade; ‘ " W in America) r "r : “r “'61’5'16Wa'7sve. Wednesdai'ys’63038 pm . (Under age 3 childcare for parents attending growth group Bible studies.) *** First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred 641-764-2752 Ron Mohr. Pastor, 770-1286 Don Rothweilcr, Pastor 10:30 am SS/Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies *Ilnk 981-4391 I V Trey Perrott, Pastor ZRQLE ‘ 9:30 am Cofice Fellowship Linn Grove: 10 am Morning Worship United Methodist Church . 5:30 pm Sunday Kids 7483 50th St. - 981-4062 and Adult Ministries Ginni Otto, Pastor Class for all ages Free-will offering Nursery Provided Breakfast 8-9t30 am Wednesday Night Link Groups 10 am Worship ‘ *** Adult Sunday School — 11 am New Life Lutheran Church "" 4380 Wakonda Dr. — 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk_org Freedom Fellowship Church Nate Liedtke, Pastor (IFFC) 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship 2604 N. 1656301! Way 9:30 am Sunday School 515-961-5755 Childcare Provided Pastor Jeff Rabe *1” Pastor’s Cell 515833-2458 Norwalk Christian Church 9230 am Sunday Worship (Disciples of Christ) 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible 701 Main St. 981-0176 Study Tues-Thurs. is for Community Food Closet. (Please call for availability) #tlk Norwalkcc.org Travis Stanley, Pastor Marti Stanley, Pastor 10:00 am Worship 9:00 am Sunday School and Good Shepherd Fellowship Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood 962-0351 Robert Harting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Sunday School *** Coffee Fellowship follows service Nursery Provided (birth — 5) All are Welcome! an Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. 981-4251 Steve McElon, Pastor 8:00 and 10:30 am Worship Sunday School 9:15 am Nursery Provided *** 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. m: 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 was Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing.