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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday; April 12, 2012 o' qnnln 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 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 Mary Lou Gray Reporter/Proofer/Computers 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, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Association Iowa Newspaper Association OBITUARY BONNIE LOU NIELSEN Services were held Tuesday, April 3, in Adel for Bonnie Lou Nielsen, 74, Redfield, who died Friday, March 30, at Sunnybrook of Adel. Burial was at East Linn Cemetery near Redfield. Mrs. Nielsen and Richard, her husband of nearly 58 years, owned Bonnie's Flowers and Gifts in Adel for about 37 years. Survivors include her husband; sons, Ricky (Belle) Nielsen, Nicky (Lori) Nielsen; daughter, Nancy (Brian) Robbins; granddaughters, Natalie, Brianne, Allison, Bailey and Maggie; siblings, Danny (Bonnie) Madren, Donnabelle (Marvin) Reynolds, Ronald (Karen) Madren and Jeanette Madren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Byron and Margaret Madren. Memorial contributions may be directed to South- em Care Hospice. [ Did You Know? I " i'" ' (NAPS)--With Movies On Demand on cable, many of the latest releases are avail- able the same day as the DVD--instantly, right at home. Learn more at www. rentmoviesondemand.com. *glS Dr. Mary Hawkins, presi- dent of Bellevue University, says more than 2.5 million people over the age of 30 cur- rently attend college in the U.S. Learn more at www. makeithappsnnow.org. To help people recognize and prevent frauds and seams, The United States Postal Inspection Service set up a website, www.delivering trust.corn, where you can educate yourself and report fraud sent through the U.S. mail. PenskeTruekRental.com offers a free app online that helps you select the right- size truck for your move. Start the day off righU 515-223,.1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa 00nvw.kwlo].com OBITUARY HOWARD JOHN HUGHES Services were held Mon- da April 9, at Norwalk United Methodist Church for Howard John Hughes, 88, Norwalk, who died Tuesda)6 April 3, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Mr. Hughes was born February 7, 1924 in Nor- walk to Thomas and Vema Hughes. November 16, 1946, he married the love of his life, Ethel Geake of Richard, Saskatchewan, Canada. They made their home in Norwalk for 65 years. During World War II, Mr. Hughes was a member of the 89th Infantry Divi- sion, which has been recog- nized as a liberating unit by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. April 4, 1945, Mr. Hughes and his fellow soldiers overran Ohrdruf, a sub camp of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Ohrdruf was the first Nazi concentration camp liberated by U.S. troops in Germany. A week later, on April 12, Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, George S. Patton and Omar Bradley visited Ohrdruf to see, first- hand, evidence of Nazi atrocities against concen- tration camp prisoners. A life-time farmer, he was also a postmaster of the Norwalk Post Office and later a rural carrier. The family farm was recently named as an Iowa Century Farm where he and Ethel raised their four children. Mr. Hughes was a long- Howard Hughes time member of the Ma- sons, Eastern Star Good- will Chapter and Ameri- can Legion. He was an avid I-Cub fan, a fisher- man and he and Ethel trav- eled extensively. As a be- loved member of the com- munity and church, he will be missed by all. Survivors include his wife, Ethel; children, Jane Walker and Tom (Cindi) Hughes of Norwalk, Sally (Dave) Hollander of Dallas, TX and John Hughes of La- guna NigueL CA; grandchil- dren, Jeff (Donna) Walker, Stephanie Schramm, Brian (Ruth) Walker, Josh Hughes, Matt and Chris Hollander; and four great-grandchil- dren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Joanne and brother, Rich- ard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Norwalk Fire Department and Norwalk United Methodist Church. OBITUARY RHONDA L. TOMES Services were held Fri- da3 April 6, at Overton Fu- neral Home in Indianola for Rhonda L. Tomes, 57, St. Charles, who died Monda April 2, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. With the help of Rhonda's War- r:iors, she fought a 17 month battle of lung cancer. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery, i:ural Norwalk. Survivors include her "husband, Ken; children, Heather (Kasey) Poe and Tim Tomes; grandchildren, Jacob Herrera, Marcus and Curtis Poe and Donovan and Annabelle Tomes; par- ents, Larry and Mary Goode; siblings, Dino (Jackie), Kevin (Theresa), Matt (Rhonda), Mike (Denise) Goode, Kelly (Jim) Keller and Tony Goode. She was preceded in i i i::i d :i Rhonda L. Tomes death by her daughter, Jen- nifer Tomes and sister, Kim Goode. Memorials may be given to Mercy Cancer Center or CrossWay Com- munity Church. Online condolences may be made at www.overtonfunerals. com. er'tmad num00 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmonument.com and online monument design Marion County's only locally owned Monument Shop SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches Chrla Our Savim- Lnthenm Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 981-0226 Steven Klawonn, Pastor 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School/Bible Study Wednesday Confirmation 6:30 pm-7:45 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 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 too.-5 grade Nursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. St. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service 6:30 pm Jr. High *** First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred - 981-4391 Justin Lundberg, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 6 pm Evening Service 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study & Youth Hour *** New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am Traditional 9:30 am Sunday School 10:30 am Contemporary Nursery Provided 7 pm Youth-led Worship Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Dayna Kinkade, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship 6 pm The Gathering Service Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Roy. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School 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 Laine Wilder, Pastor 981-4321 www.harvestchurchiowa.com 10 am Worship N, tmwborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm LIb Assembly ef  Clm Fleur Drive 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 Clmrat 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. 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. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 MARTENSDALE Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Gary Crandall, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana: 6:30 pm Wednesday St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 641-764-2752 Meeting at Church of the Assumption in Churchville Keith Lingwall, Pastor, 971-0504 Ron Mohr. Pastor. 770-1286 9:30 am Education/Fellowship 10:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th. Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman, Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship INDIANOLA Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Halting, 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. I Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! I 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 (blemoml Day-Latx Day) I