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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 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, Gumming, 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, IA50211 Member of: National Newspaper Association Iowa Newspaper Association O 3] OBITUARY ANTHONY BELLIZZI A Funeral Mass was held Friday, May 25, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church for Anthony S. Bellizzi, 75, Seattle, WA, who died Wednesday, May 9, in Hawaii from pneumonia complications. Mr. Bellizzi was born in Des Moines August 5, 1936, the first of three children to Angelo and Minnie Bellizzi, Des Moines. He attended Lincoln High School where he was a six-letter winner in sports. He attended Iowa State University and served in the United States Air Force. He moved to Seattle, WA where he was employed in the steel fabrication industry. His career advanced to ownership of Construction Erectors, a steel fabrication and construction company. Achievement,included bridges, buildings ad harbor-loadi4ng strttctures.. He had a deep interest in model scale racing that led him to form Model Racing Products. He traveled the United States and participated in racing competitions as far away as Monaco. Mr. Bellizzi also loved to play golf, go hunting and fishing and was an avid boater. He frequently operated his persona! boat fishing in the Puget Sound area. Survivors include his sons, Anthony Dean Bellizzi and Gino (Tricia) Bellizzi; his daughter, Nicole (Jeff) Smiley; three grandchildren and two brothers, John (Diane) Bellizzi Of Norwalk and Angelo (Irina) Bellizzi of Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his parents. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. -Kahlil Gibran uml00. 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmnument'cm and online monument design Marion County's only locally owned Monument Shop In.Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "insured & Certified" (515) 989-0106 SALES - SERVICE - REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL I OBITUARY OPAL BLEVINS Services were held at Christ's Church Monday, May 21, for Opal Blevins, 106, Knoxville, who died Friday, May 18, at Griffin Nursing Center in Knox- ville. Burial followed in the Leon Cemetery in Leon. Mrs. Blevins was born September 30, 1905 near Opal Blevins Leon, the daughter of Alma and Charlotte enjoyed church, Bible (Hullinger) Poole. She was study and the fellowship raised, received her educa- of bible-loving people. tion and taught school in Survivors include her and around the Leon area. children, Alberta Belkey of March 25, 1928 she was Waukee, Beverly (Gene) united in marriage to O'BrienDavisofWaukee, Howard Nason Blevins in Marilyn Grimes of West Leon. Columbia, SC, Marcia The couple lived and (Harold) McKee of Little- farmed in Decatur County ton, CO and Lynn (Joyce) where their five children Blevins of Marshalltown; were born. In 1940 they 13grandchildren; 16great- moved to Wayne County grandchildren; 10 great- and continued farming great-grandchildren;three until her husband's death step-grandchildren; six in 1972. She then moved to step-great-grandchildren; Corydon and lived there three step-great-great- until 1983 when she grandchildren and a moved to the Good Life brother, Edwin Poole of Retirement Center in Corydon. Norwalk to be near her She was preceded in oldest daughter, Alberta. death by her parents; hus- In 1994, she moved to Oak band, Howard; brother, View 1 in Knoxville to be Carl; sister, Hazel Hem- close to her daughter, bry; sisters-in-law, Geri Beverly. In May 1999, Mrs. Poole, Grace Poole and Blevins moved to Griffin Iroline Chambers; sons-in- Nursing Center in Knox- law, Pete O'Brien, Doyle ville. Grimes and Frank Belkey; As a teenager, she was grandson-in-law, Michael converted and baptized Lenz; grandson, Calvin into the New Salem Bap- Grimes and nephew, fist Church near Pleasan- Donnie Schultz. ton. She later attended the Memorials may be New Zion Methodist made to the Griffin Nurs- Church and while in ing and Rehabilitation Corydon, attended the Center or New Salem Bap- First Baptist Church. She tist Church, Pleasanton. OBITUARY ARLENE (ARLY) PACE Services were held Sat- urday, May 26, at the Norwalk Christian Church for Arlene (Arly) Pace, 85, West Des Moines, who died Sunday, May 20, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Burial was at the Webb Cemetery, rural Spring Hill. Mrs. Pace was born May 25, 1926 in Goldfield to Paul and Ethel Shirk. Arlene (Arly)Pace She worked in various roles for the Norwalk Moines; grandchildren, Community School Dis- Simone, Trey, Erica, Chris, trict for almost 30 years. Becky, Eric, Jeff, Rod and She was an avid fan of the Phil and 12 great-grand- Chicago Cubs. children. Survivors include her She was preceded in husband, Lloyd of West death by her daughter, Des Moines; daughter, Trudy Duncan; one sister Kim (Robert) Botts of Au- and one brother. rora, CO; son-in-law, Clark Memorial contributions (Barb) Duncan of Bella may be made to the Vista, AR; brothers, Jerry Norwalk Christian Church. and Don Shirk of Des William H. Harrison, the ninth president of the United States, served the shortest term, He died from pneumo- nia 30 days after he was inaugurated in 1841. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 502.11 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran 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.2thccrossroads.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 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.harvestchurchiowa.com 10 am Worship Nursery, newborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm DES MOINES 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 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 (Fangelical 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 Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies POLE [,inn 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 (F_LS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Hatting, 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! LIBRARY HOURS Monday -Thursdav 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-I alxr Day)