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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, April 7, 2011 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 727 Main St., Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Officiat newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Publisher Steven E Klein Advertising/Managing Editor Sally Huntoon Reporter/Proofer/Computers Mary Lou Gray Typesetter/Office Arlene Knust Proofer/Office Loft Ford Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Sflbscription 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, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association OBITUARY day, March 28, at JOHN HENRY "HANK" Kavanagh House on 56th WICKS Street in Des Moines. Services were held at Burial was at Sunset Me- Holy Trinity Lutheran morial Gardens. Church in Ankeny Satur- Survivors include hi s day, April 2, for John loving wife of 63 years, Henry Wicks, 83, of Mary (Finley) Borst and Ankeny. He died of me- four children, Jim (Barb) sothelioma Friday, March Borst of Des Moines, Terry 25. (Vicki) Borst of Thornton, Mr. Wicks was born CO, Bob (Linda) Borst of September 7, 1927 on a Ames and Calli (Ken) farm near Randall. He GrossmannofMarysville, graduated from Gilbert WA; 14 grandchildren; 32 High School and then en- great-grandchildren: one listed in the Navy. After he great-great-grandson; and completed his service, he two sisters, Marjorie tried doing several things Netherton and Vivian before settling in Des Connor, both of Perry. Moines and working for Memorials mav be di- the Firestone Tire and rectedtoKavanaghHouse Rubber Company for on 56th St. more than 31 years. In 1956 he married Anna B. Jensen OBITUARY in Gilbert and they moved DOMINIC NATALE to Ankeny. RIZZUTI, SR. Survivors include his A funeral mass was wife, Anna; daughters, held Monda March 28, at Sandy (Steve) Wendehl of St. Anthony's Catholic Des Moines, Sally Lee of Church in Des Moines for St. Louis, MO and Suzy Dominic Natale Rizzuti, Landis of Norwalk; son, Sr., 90, Des Moines, who Matt (Kelly) Wicks of St. died Thursday, March 24. Louis, MO; sisters, Amy Burial was at Glendale (Sinold) Swenson of Story Cemetery. City and Marie (Paul) Mr. Rizzuti was born Baarson of Apple Valley, December 22, 1920 in MN; brothers, LuVerne Terravechia, Ital) the son (Mary) Wicks of of Luigi and Catherine McCallsburg, Lamont Rizzuti. He immigrated to Wicks of Story City and the United States in 1937 Robert(Marelyn) Wicksof and graduated from St. Jewell; 11 grandchildren Anthony's grade school. and many nieces and He married Kay DeCarlo nephews. June 1, 1952 and they had He was preceded in six children. death by his parents and In April of 1951, he three sisters, Esther Wicks, opened the doors of Artis- Marge Eide and Charlotte tic Ornamental Iron Meimann. Works. He and his brother, Memorials may be di- Sam, worked together rected to Mercy Hospice of many years providing Des Moines or Holy Trin- handmade rails. In 1996 ity Lutheran Church in the two brothers repre- Anken): sented the state of Iowa in Washington D.C. at the OBITUARY Smithsonian's Sesquicen- CLARENCE BORST tennial Conference as well Services were held Sat- as Iowa's Folklife Confer- urday, April 2, at Cross- ence displaying their craft. roads Church in Norwalk Known as the "Iron Man", for Clarence C. Borst, 83, Dominic retired in 2008. Norwalk, who died Mon-The business is currently OBITUARY JOANNE E JONES Services were held Wednesda36 March 30, at the United Methodist Church in Winterset for Joanne (Jo) Jones, 82, Winterset, who died Satur- day, March 26, at Mercy Hospice of Johnston. Burial was at the Van Meter Cemetery. Mrs. Jones was born March 31, 1928 to Lloyd and Geneva Fisher Hulse. She grew up in the coun- try and lived most of her life near her birthplace of Van Meter. She attended the University of Iowa and started her career traveling the state selling office sup- plies. A job brought her back to Des Moines at Pre- ferred Risk where she ran the mail room. Mrs. Jones started her softball career with Green- wood Electric and she traveled with teams like Walker Shay Reality and played the Nationals in Toronto, Canada. She was inducted into the Iowa and Des Moines Softball Hall of Fame in 1988. One of her favorite pastimes was um- piring Winterset little league games through the 1970's. Joanne (Jo) Jones On September 4, 1955, she married Keith Jones of Jewell and they farmed in the Winterset area. Mrs. Jones was a life-long mem- ber of the Van Meter and Winterset United Method- ist Churches. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church in Winterset and Madison County Hospice. Survivors include three sons, Jeff (Ginger) Jones of Norwalk, John Jones (Tamie Fisher) of Norwalk and Jay Jones of San Anto- nio, TX; and several grand- children. She was preceded in death bv her husb'and, Keith, and brother, Rich- ard (Dick) Hulse. Laningof Chicago, IL Sep- tember 4, 1954. Mrs. Laning is survived by her husband, Everett; children, Yvonne (Gary) Oyler, Brent (Lynn) Laning and Jolene (Ken) Huen of Norwalk; brother, John (Anna) Woolson; grand- children, Lora (Matt) Muilenburg, Kristen Hansen, Kathryn and Kara Huen and Samantha and Nicholas Read; and great- grandchildren, Kate and John Muilenburg. Memorial gifts mav be made to Bidwell-Riverside Center. OBITUARY KEITH RIPPERGER Services were held Fri- day, April 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lacona for Keith Ripperger, 83, Lacona. Mr. Ripperger died Tuesda) March 29, at Legacy Lodge in Chariton. Burial was at Bauer Cemet . Survivors include his wife, Rita; children, Janet (Kevin) Smith of Milo, Leroy (Melody) Ripperger of Knoxville, Randy (Mary) Ripperger of West Des Moines, Raymond (Melissa) Ripperger of Melcfier-Dallas, Rachel Ripperger of Phoenix, AZ and Tracy (Eric) Reeg of Norwalk; 15 grandchil- dren, 13 great-grandchil- dren; and a brother, Marcel Ripperger. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Laura; son-in- law, Doyle Schurman; and siblings, Vitus, Fabian, Gerald, Gilbert (Jim), Leona, Irene, Viola and Jane. Memorials may go to the Circle of Life Hospice - Legacy Lodge in Chariton. owned by his three sons. Mr. Rizzuti was a mem- ber of St. Anthony's Catho- lic Church, American Le- gion and the Society of Italian Americans. He told many stories of his years in Italy as a young boy and of immigrating to America. He loved family dinners and activities and traveling, including trips to Italy. Survivors include his wife, Kay of 58 years; chil- dren, Kathy (Dave) Gimer of Iowa Falls, Loretta Rizzuti of Des Moines, Louis (Jackie) of Norwalk, Dominic Jr. of Des Moines, Rocco (Melissa) of Panora and Regina (Keith) Honke of Atlantic; 16 grandchil- dren and six great-grand- children; brother, Sam (June) Rizzuti of Des Moines and nieces Linda (Mark) Hagen of Napierville, IL, Pam (Jeff) Baker of West Des Moines, Lisa. (Robert) Eads of Richardson, TX and nephew, Sam Rizzuti of Urbandale. Memorials may be given to St. Anthony's Catholic Church or Ramsey Village. OBITUARY RUTH WOOLSON LANING Services were held Sun- day, April 3, at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola for Ruth Woolson Laning, 79, Indianola, who died Wednesday, March 23, at her home. Born November 8, 1931 in Clarinda, she was the daughter of George D. and Lucile Ransom Woolson. She married Everett OBITUARY DARLENE MCKIMPSON Services were held in Osceola Friday, April 1, for Darlene McKimpson of Woodbum. She had been a long- time teacher in Clarke County. Survivors include her children, Glenis (Jim) Renoe of Norwalk and Dad McKimpson of Ankeny. Memorials may go to Woodburn Christian Church or Osceola Public Library. Worship at these [ Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK CUMMING Christ Our Savior Victory Life Church Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 4225 N. Birch St. Meeting at Regency Pastor Rhonda Penquite 815. High Rd. jitminc @ gmail.com 988-1687 9 a.m. Worship Sunday Dan Beattie. Pastor 7 p.m. Wednesday 9:30 am Worship *** 10:30 am Sunday School DES MOINES Nursery Provided Christian Life 6:30-7:30 pm Wed. PreK-AdullAssembly of God Church Wed. at Oviatt Elem. Door 14 *** Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 Pastor Warren Hunsberger Crossroads Church 2601 Border St. 515-953-0322 Glen Blumer. Pastor l0 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 515-287-8580 Kids' Church 6 years & up 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Nursery ages 0-2 Programming 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth 3 years old through 5~" grade Mt. Zion Church of God Wed. 6:30 pm K- 12'h grades 8383 Ridgeview Dr. *** Pastor David Chu Fellowship Community 664-2828 Church 225 North Ave. Grace Baptist Church www.fccnorwalk.org 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 Rob Jones. Pastor 981-0699-FAX 981-9719 www.gracecares.net 8:30 & 10:30 am Worshi, p Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Nursery & Sunday School thru 1.0:45 am Worship 5th grade provided Jr. & Sr. High. Men's and 6 pm Sun. Youth Service Women's Ministry 6:30 pm Wed. AWANA *** Nursery Provided. First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred - 981-4391 MARTENSDALE 9 am Worship Martensdale Community 10:15 am Sunday School (An Evangelical Free Church) Class for all ages I Mile North of Martensdale on Nursery Provided Hwy 28 6 pm Evening Service Pastor Gary Crandall 7 pm - Wednesdays 641-764-2491 Bible Study & Youth Hour Worship: 9 am *** Bible Study: 10:30 a.m. Harvest Church Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday (Evangelical Free} Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm 340 Wright Rd Wednesday Box 338. Norwalk Awana: 6:30 pm Wednesday 981-4321 *** www.harvestchurchiowa.com St. Paul Lutheran Church Laine Wilder. Pastor (Evangelical Lutheran Church 8:30 Sunday School in America) 9:45 am Worship 615 Iowa Ave. - 641-764-2752 Nursery, newborn to 3 years Pastor Keith Lingwalt and 6 pm Wed. Dine/Learn Pastor Ron Mohr *** 222-1531 New Life Lutheran Church 9:15 am Sunday School 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 10:30 am Worship, Communion www.newlifenorwalk.org 6 pm Wednesday Confirmation Nate Liedtke. Pastor Class 8:15 am Traditional Call for times on Adult and 9:30 am Sunday School Children Bible Studies 10:30 am Contemporary *** Nursery Provided 7 pm Youth-led Worship PROLE *** Linn Grove Norwalk Christian Church United Methodist Church (Disciples) 7483 50% Prole - 981-4062 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Cindy Hickman, Pastor Dayna Kinkade. Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 8:30 am Informal Worship 11 am Worship 9:15 am Church School *** 10:30 am Worship INDIANOLA 6 pm The Gathering Service Nursery Provided Good Shepherd Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Evangelical Lutheran Church *** (ELS) . Norwalk United 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Methodist Church Robert Harting, Pastor 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 9 am Worship Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 10:15 Sunday School 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School The above free listings are to Nursery Provided Help newcomers know the *** Regular worship schedules of St. John the Apostle Norwalk-area churches. Special Catholic Church Events and services will not be 720 Orchard Hills Dr. listed here. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Policy: Churches must be in the Sacrament of Reconciliation Norwalk Area and in Warren 4 pm Saturday . County for this free listing. Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!