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Page TWo N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 30, 2019 Y~ Published Weekly on Thursdays By N/Warren Town and County News Established May 1968 P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 Steven E Klein Publisher Sara Davis Interim Editor Annie Williamson Office Subscription Rates: $20 per year Single Copy 50 Senior Citizens & College Students $17 per year Residents outside Warren & Polk Co. - $26 per year ALL ADVERTISING AND NEWS MUST BE SUBMI'rrED BY 12:00 PM NOON ON FRIDAY TO ENSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. Publisher reserves the right to cancel any advertisment at any Yme. Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa & additional mailing offices Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association HONOR YOUR GRADUATE WITH AN AD IN NORWALK NEWS Would you like to share how proud you are of your graduate? Are you a business owner who would like to honor your graduating senior em- ployees? An ad in our paper will do just that! A box this size is just $25.50, and we have many other sizes available. You can submit a picture, a short write up, or share a memory. We will make a boxed ad for the June 6th (deadline Friday, May 31 st at noon) issue following graduation - so it's not too late! Email, call, or stop in for details. Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director In Our Care OBITUARY LUCRETIA CIMINO Lucretia Marie (nee: DeFino) Cimino, 100, Des Moines, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, May 16th, 2019. Lucretia Marie was born in Des Moines, Iowa on February 17th, 1919 to Domonick and Rose (Lavia) DeFino. She attended the Des Moines school system and married Samuel Cimino on September 10, 1938. They were blessed with four children, Anne, Domonick, Joseph and Rose. Lucretia was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Des Moines. She loved to crotchet and bake. Always looking for a challenge, she chose and mastered the hardest crochet patterns and the most unusual desserts. An avid reader, she accumulated close to 100 western books by author, Zane Gray. Lucretia's creativity, for her generosity. If she had it and you liked it, it was yours. You never left her house empty handed. Lucretia passed away peacefully at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center where she resided this past year. She lived 100 years, 2 months, and 29 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Sam Cimino in 2005; three brothers, Joe, Frank, and Armond; and a grandson, Tony in 2010. Lucretia is survived by her two daughters, Anne Waggoner of West Des Moines and Rose Stuffie- beam of Brenham, TX; two sons, Joseph Cimino of Tucson, AZ and Domonick (Anna) Cimino of Norwalk; her older sister, Jenny Reed; a younger brother Anthony DeFino; three sisters-in- law, six grandchildren, Juli, Randy, Kathleen, Alex, Bradley, and Christy; eight great- grandchildren; two great- great grand-children, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial was held May 22nd at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Des Moines, followed by burial in St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit www.oleary however, was no match funerals.com. DEATH NOTICE SHIRLEY PEMBERTON Funeral arrangements the mother of Steve for Shirley Pemberton (Lori) Pemberton of formerly of Garwin, are Norwalk. Please visit currently pending at www.olearyfunerals. O'Leary Funeral and com for details or to leave Cremation Services of an online condolence for Norwalk. Shirley was the family. OBITUARY BYRON CHRISTO of Iowa, later trans- ferring to Iowa State University. B.J. worked in sales and marketing at various establishments in the Des Moines area, including the Des Moines Register. An accom- plished guitarist, key- board player, and bassist, B.J. performed with several bands in his lifetime in the Mar- shalltown, Cedar Rapids Byron John ("B.J.") and Des Moines areas. Christo, 66, passed away B.J. was preceded in May 8th, 2019, at his death by his parents, home in Waukee, Iowa. John and Agnes, his wife B.J. was born June Marian ("Bobbie") in 10th, 1952, to John and 2014, and stepdaughter Agnes Christo of Debbie Hausin 2018. Marshalltown, Iowa. He Services are currently received his education in pending at O'Leary the Marshalltown Com- Funeral and Cremation munity Schools, grad- Services in Norwalk. uating with the Please visit www.oleary Marshalltown High funerals.com for details, School Class of 1970. He or to leave an online attended the University condolence for the family. Racing on the Hill Grab the family and come out for the 13th Annual Norwalk Soap Box Derby Street Race on Saturday, June 1st. For those of you who have never seen it, you are in for a treat. Soap Box Derby racing has been around since the 1930's. Youth ages 8-17 from all over Iowa come to Norwalk to compete in downhill, gravity- powered racers that they build themselves with a parent/adult to compete for a chance to represent Norwalk at the 82nd annual All-American Soap Box Derby. The All-American Soap Box Derby is the premier youth and family oriented racing program in the United States. Established in 1933, it is an American tradition. Racing is not just for boys, many girls compete also. The Norwalk race is one of 450 races held throughout the country each season. The race is held on Main Street going downhill from the Christian Church to Elm and starts at 9:00 a.m. Come cheer the racers on. For some it is the first time that they have competed in a race. This race is race stock, super-stock, and masters divisions. Bleachers will be set up on Main Street for spectators. B on Christo [ Lucretia Cimino I The Christian Church's youth group will be selling Age 66 of Waukee IAge 100 of Des Moines ] f" I! k I . IL / breakfast and lunch at the church. - - L a,i,% All I There will also be a raffle to help defray costs of ~ I ! Locai~ ~J'lU~ the race. There are many great prizes donated by local business owners and residents. Anyone wishing have 51::) cia[ cvcnts to 5harcto donate can contact Pat Wahl at 515-981-4928. www.olearyfunerals.oBm with our community? Would 9ou [i c to Drawing for the raffle items will be held at the race 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700 see them hera? l:'lease email details to and you need not be present to win. For more information or to race a car, you can I/ us at ncwa@norwalkncwspapcr.com contact Lowell Kleen, race director, at 515- 360-7563 Photo Printing is a full commercial and we will De happy to PUblish them or Maria Hackett, president, at dmsoapbox@ printer located in Carlisle, Iowa. :mail.com. If you have a flyer, letterhead, t;or our readers. envelope, brochure, magazine, newsletter, book, etc that you would like to have printed, give us a call for a Free Estimate. Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st Street Carlisle, Iowa 50047 515-989-3251 Still need to pick up a graduation present? B A subscription to our newspaper makes a great gift! Excavation Services Available. Dirt work Grading Custom Tile Showers Full Bathroom Remodels ohnemusconstruction@gmail.com 515-202-1805 Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey's, Kum & Go, Git-N-Go, and Fareway.