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Thursday, April 18, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three OBITUARY LAWRENCE FRANK LEE :~:: ~:i~:::.:: ::~ card games. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting, : : ::iiii{iiii i :: and had a love for animals, especially his beloved dog, Lily. Larry will be re- membered for his selfless being, always putting his !i;i family and friends' needs ~i ~iii:: before himself. He was always looking to share a meaningful story about the greatness of his father. Although he did not Lawrence Frank Lee, have children of his own, age 79, of Des Moines he took care ofhis brothers, (formerly of Norwalk) sisters, nieces and died April 4th, 2019 at nephews like they were his Mercy MedicalCenterin own. He was a true Des Moines. protector of his family. Lawrence "Larry" was Lawrence is survived born on August 23rd, by his sister, Linda 1939, in the family's Shearer of Norwalk; two home, south of Norwalk. aunts, and a host of Growing up on his nieces, nephews, and parents' pumpkin farm, cousins. He is preceded he attended Norwalk in death by his parents, schools and graduated Raymond and Fannie with the Class of 1957. Lee; brothers, Duane, Following high school, he Robert and Paul; and a attended college in sister, Sharon. Ottawa, Kansas, and Visitation with the then enlisted into the familywillbe 2:00 to 3:00 United States Army p.m. on Sunday, April where he served his 28th at O'Leary Funeral country honorably. After & Cremation Services in serving, he worked at Norwalk. A Celebration Ford Corporation, Col- of Life Service will be at onial Bakery, and other 3:00 p.m. following odd jobs as well as many visitation. hours helping on his To leave an on-line parents pumpkin farm. condolence for the family, Larry loved to play please visit www.oleary cribbage, and a variety of funerals.com. N $ Information provided by Nancy Kuehl and Sarah Recreation Department Coburn Visit us at www.norwalk.iowa.gov 515-981-9206 Registration forms for events are available 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office (1100 Chatham Avenue, inside the Norwalk Public Safety Building) or print them off our website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box, or walk in. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7. If you have any questions, please call us at 515-981-9206. On-line registration is also available on our website: www.norwalk .iowa.gov. We are now accepting Park Shelter House reservations for April through October, and Pool Party reservations for the 2019 season. We are currently accepting applications for the following seasonal positions: Youth Baseball/Softball Umpires, Youth Soccer Referees, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Pool Maintenance, Pool Concessions/Admissions, Sports Complex Tournament Crew. For more information and application, go to the Parks and Recreation page on the city's website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. Please call us or visit our website for further details on the following events: Registrations dates for upcoming events: YEL Master Architects (Oviatt) - Registration through May 3 Bike Safety Day - Registration through April 19 Bam Bam Blast Ball (Pre-K) - Registration April 29 to May 10 Pee Wee Tee Ball (Kindergarten) -Registration April 29 to May 10 Non Registration events Senior Exercise-Mondays/Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church OPALS Potluck - May 10, Public Safety Building from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. YEL Master A -chitects (Oviatt) Stem enrichment using LEGO bricks for the 21st Celebrate Earth Dayat centurylearner. Program dates are Wednesdays May Neal Smith National s, 15, 22, and 29 from 1:35 to 3:05. Bike Safety Day Wildlife Refuge The Norwalk Police, Fire, and Park and Rec Departments are sponsoring a Bike Safety Day. Kids will bring their own bikes to the Public Safety parking lot, get their bike inspected, and ride the safety course. For ages 5 to 5th grade. Each child will have a chance to win prizes. Must be present to win. Event date is May 4th. Bam Bam Blast Ball This program is for children who are currently 4 & 5 years old and not in kindergarten. This is a co-ed league. Children will have fun playing while learning the fundamentals of tee ball. Bam Bam is a simplified version of tee ball - the kids hit off a tee and run to first base, which honks when they jump on it. There will be one week of practices and four or five weeks of games, dependent on number of teams. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Play on Tuesday or Thursday nights. Begins the week of June 25th, weather permitting. Pee Wee Tee Ball This program is for children who are currently in kindergarten. This is a co-ed league. Children will have fun playing while learning the fundamentals of tee ball. There will be two weeks of practices and four weeks of games, dependent on number of teams. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Play on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Begins the week of June 25th, weather permitting. OPALS - Older People with Active Life Styles Senior Citizen Exercise Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and toning. We will meet at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (new location) located at 51"5-Sunset Drive. Registration is not required. This is a continuous pr0gra'm e,cery Moridh:? /rod Wednesday from 10- 10:30 a.m. OPALS Well-Seasoned Potluck (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Park and Recreation staff. Meat, tableware, and coffee/ beverage are provided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After the meal we will have some form of entertainment from local talent. Let us know your email address and we will send out reminders with what meat that is prepared on that day. Call or email the office to register two days before the event. 4 Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be observing Earth Day on Saturday, April 20th by hosting a volunteer workday. Volunteers will participate in tallgrass prairie and oak savanna reconstruct rL from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All volunteers' ilt-receive a free lunch at noon, provided by the rr nas of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. Nancy C6rona, volunteer coordinator, reports, "Each year;i the refuge sponsors this event and invites volunteers from a wide variety of groups to join us for this annual spring cleanup. Volunteers are contributing to our mission at the refuge, to reestablish tallgrass prairie and oak savanna. Come celebrate Earth Day by enjoying the beauty and serenity of the tallgrass prairie. Groups and individuals are welcome to participate." If you would like to volunteer, please call 515-994- 3400 or email Doreen vanryswyk@fws.gov. Pre- registration is required by Thursday, April 18th. Help Wanted Groundskeeper & Light Maintenance Position: Part-time seasonal position May 1st - October 1st. 15-20 Hours weekly. Pleasant parks environment. Must have valid driver's license. Apply at 8700 Sunset Drive, Norwalk or call 515-287-1804. Have a news item for the paper? Send it to us by email at news@norwalknewspaper.com BANK IN.SU NCE SERVICES Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey's, Kum & Go, Git-N-Go, and Fareway. 1037: Sunset Dr e" No alk 515-981 434