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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 30, 2013 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 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 Iowa Newspaper Association Association OBITUARY ELAINE SCHUCHARD Services were held Wednesday, May 22, at West Des Moines United Methodist Church for Elaine Schuchard, Nor- walk, who died Friday, May 17, at Kavanagh House. Burial was at Nor- walk Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to her family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneral Home.com. Elaine Schuchard Legislative News By State Representative Julian B. Garrett OBITUARY RONALD LONG Memorial services were held Tuesda May 21, at Peace Lutheran Church in Moines for Ronald Dean Long, 81, Norwalk, who died unexpectedly Friday, May 17, in Norwalk. Burial was at the Norwalk Cemetery. Mr. Long was born Feb- ruary 3, 1932 in Arispe to Elton E. (Jack) Long and, Golda Jackson Long. He graduated from Arispe High School in 1950 and attended Tarkio College in MO before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force in January 1952. He was commis- sioned and earned his pi- lot wings May 1953. He married Carol Ann hnmel of Adair December 19, 1953. Mr. Long retired from the Iowa Air National Guard in 1987 as a Colo- nel after spending 35 years in the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve and the Air Guard. He attended vari- ous military schools in- cluding Nuclear Safety School, Air Force Safety School, Squadron Officers School, Air University Command and Staff Col- lege and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Among some of the positions he held were In- structor Pilot, Operations Officer, Squadron Com- mander and Director of Wing Safety. He was a Command Pilot with 6800 hours of military flying in 16 different aircraft includ- ing T-6, T-28, T-33, F-80, F- 86, F-102, F-89, F-84, F- 100c, F-100d, F-100f, A-7D, L20, C-47, C-54, C-131. Ronald Long He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Silver Squadron, the Air Force Association and the Cumming American Le- gion. He enjoyed flying, hunting, fishing, golf, travel, attending kids' and grandkids" activities and woodworking. He was an avid Iowa State fan and also a fan of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears. Survivors include his wife, Carol Immel Long; daughters, Terri Pitcher of Windsor Heights and. Sheryl (Glenn) Dailey of Bloomindale, IL; grand- children, Katherine Ball of West Des Moines, Tyler Dailey of Chicago, IL, Michael Ball of Los Ange- les, CA and Cody Dailey of Iowa City. He was preceded in death by his parents and half-sister, Doris Nichol- son. Memorial contributions may be made to Peace Lutheran Church or the Puppy Jake Foundation, which helps to train ser- vice dogs for returning veterans. We Are Adjourned We finally finished the 2013 legislative session last OBITUARY Thursday. We waited until nearly midnight Wednesday DONALD E. TILTON while the Democrats caucused, then adjourned until A Celebration of Life ............................................................ ......................... Thursday morning when we passed the final bills. The was held Tuesda3 May 28, last bill we passed was the property tax reform bill. I at Fellowship Community . am told that legislators have been trying for 30 years to Church in Norwalk for reform the property tax system without success so this Donald E. Tilton, 87, is a landmark achievement. We ended up appropriat- Norwalk, who died Thurs- ing a little less than we are expected to receive in rev- day, May 23, at Regency enue. We passed a compromise healthinsurance bill as Care Center. a part of the Human services budget. Mr. Tilton was born Education Reform September 12, 1925 in At the last minute the Senate Democrats finally Norwalk to Hebron and agreed to most of our education reform proposals and Hazel Triton. He was a vet- we passed an education reform bill, House File 215. eran of the United States Some of the highlights of the bill are: *A new student assessment program will be devel- Army and served in the Donald E. Tilton Korean War. He worked oped to measure student improvement, for Pittsburg Des Moines Tilton and sons Thom *A council will develop a new evaluation program Steel Company, retiring (Lanh) But and Tho But; for teachers and administrators, after 47 years of service, three grandchildren; sis- *Expanded online education opportunities. Following retirement, Mr. ters, Clara Wilson and *Appropriates $10 million in fiscal "15 for schools that Tilton volunteered forGeraldine Rinard, and are struggling in student achievement. *Creates teacher career pathways including Meals on Wheels. He was nieces and nephews. mentorifig and professional development for other a member of FellowshipMemorial contributions teachers, with increased salaries. Community Church and may be made to his the Welfare Lodge #628 of church. *Gives schools the choice to develop a comparable the Masonic Lodge. Condolences may be system, with minimum requirements. Survivors include his expressed at www.Hami *Beginning teacher pay goes up to $33,500. wife, Loretta; daughter, ltnsFuneratHme'cm" *Additional compensation for teachers who gradu- ate in the top 25% of their class and who will teach hard Cheree Triton; son, Brian to recruit fields such as math and science, or in schools in hard to recruit areas. *School Aid Growth increases 2% in fiscal '14 and : 4% in fiscal '15, with an additional 2% payment in fiscal '14. *Allows schools to schedule the school year in 1,080 hours instead of 180 days. *Provides for independent accreditation of private Pigs can cover a mile in about 7.5 minutes when Concluded p. 5 running at top speed. 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 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-12th 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 mo.-5~ grade l~ursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. Jr. and Sr. High " 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service ge~ First Baptist Church www.norwalkbaptist.org Sunset Dr. & Mafred 981-4391 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study Prayer Service *** New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Childcare Provided 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 Rev. 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.hccumming.com 10 am Worship Nursery, newborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm *:g:g Christian Life Assembly of God Church 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 Church 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 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641-764-2491 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) 641-764-2752 Meeting at Church of t/he Assumption in Churchv~ille Keith Lingwall, Pastor, 971-0504 Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studie~s PROLE Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th, Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman, Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship 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. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!