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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News lhursday, July 18, 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 dght 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 DEBRA GAY Memorial services were held Frida July 12, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Urbandale for Debra Gay, 57, Norwalk, who died Monda July 8, at Mercy Medi- cal Center in Des Moines. Per her wishes her cremated remains will be incorporated into fireworks and launched at a later date. "Deb was always an original." She was born in Ottumwa January 14, 1956, gradu- ated from Ottumwa High School and received a B.S. in Accounting from Drake University. After 25 years of service at Wells Fargo, she became the director of finance for Lutheran Services in Iowa. She was an avid cyclist and completed RAGBRAI seven consecutive years. She also enjoyed reading, gar- dening, nature, quilting and was an accomplished mu- sician, playing both violin and piano. Survivors include her daughters, Daphne (Brent) Monson of Des Moines and Phaedra (Chris) Strohrnaier of Waukee; granddaughter, Charlotte Mnson; long- time companion, Boyd Bader of Des Moines; father, Howard Cudworth of Ottumwa; and brothers, Dan (Renee) Cudworth of Marion and Dave (Cheryl) Cfidworth of Anamosa. She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Cudworth. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Min- istries in Des Moines. Online condolences may be made at www.IlesCares.com. 12mP, OBITUARY AMY L. MINSON A private ceremony was held Saturday, July 13, for Amy L. Minson, 95, who died Saturda3 July 6, at Re- gency Care Center in Norwalk. Survivors include her husband, Robert; one son, Charles (Dawn); a daughter, Barbara (Don) Waterman and grandchildren to the fifth generation. OBITUARY MARY JANETTE MILLER A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, July 11, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Des Moines for Mary Janette Miller, 89, Des Moines, who died Sun- day, July 7. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Churchville. Mrs. Miller was bom September 10, 1923 to Harry and Iva Hill in Churhville. She moved to Des Moines in 1951. Mar called Janette by family and friends, raised 11 children on Des Moines" southside. She lovingly referred to being a mother, grandmoth- er and great-grandmother as her greatest gift and was humbled that God would entrust her with his most pre- cious possessions. She ran the payroll department for Younker's department store for 25 plus years. Survivors include three siblings, Honor a Tovrea, Bob (Lola) Hill and Phyllis (Donald.) Desenberg, all of Nor- walk; children, Francis (Eileen), Robert "Mick" (Diane), daughter-in-law, Cindy Miller, Nancy Miller-Neal of Meza, AZ, Jean (Rocky) Mitchell of Phoenix, AZ, Jody (Bill) Beimer, Danny, Tina of Scottsdale, AZ, Ann (Dan) Vaughn, Michelle Cutler of Tyler, TX and Mark ID, (Stephanie) of Winterset; 32 grandchildren; 46 great- " " Concluded p. 4 OBITUARY THOMAS M. MCKINNEY Services were held in East Grand Forks, MN, Thursday, June 20, for Th- Omas Michael McKinney, 50, of Hatton, ND, who died Thursda3 June 13, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND. Interment of the cremains will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at St. John's Cemetery in Cumming. The Cumming American Legion will present a memorial ser- vice. Mr. McKinney was born July 25, 1962 in Hampton, the son of Lewis and Nina (Johnson) McKinney. He grew up in Cumming and attended school at Nor- walk High School, gradu- ating with the Class of 1981. In 1981, he joined the United States Air Force and was stationed in Guam, Honduras and sev- eral other Air Force Bases in the United States in- cluding Grand Forks Air Force Base, where he re- tired in 2008 after serving 26 years. Following his re- tirement, he worked for True North Equipment in Northwood, ND and also had a civilian job at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. August 16, 2008 he was united in marriage to An- nemarie Torrance in Grand Forks. Mr. McKinney en- Thomas M. McKinney joyed hunting, camping and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Annemarie of Hat- ton, ND; his mother, Nina McKinney of Cumming; three step-children, Rich- ard (Alicia) Reardon of Minneapolis, MN, Barb Reardon of Manvel, ND and Aaron (Miranda) Th- omas of Grand Forks, ND; two grandchildren, Mi- kayla Reardon and Carter Thomas; three sisters, Joan (Mark) Stone of Lawrence, KS, Michelle Poltey of Marion and Karen McKin- ney of Cumming; uncle, KC McKinney and numer- ous nieces and.nephews. He was preceded in deathby his father, Lewis, and one brother, Neil McKinney. Memorials may be di- rected to the Cumming American Legion. OBITUARY NEVA MARIE SIRDOREUS Neva Marie Sirdoreus, 85, Norwalk, died Mon- day, July 8, at Regency Care Center in Norwalk. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 13, in Win- terset with Pastor Joel An- drus officiating. Burial was in the Winterset Cemetery. Mrs. Sirdoreus was born April 23, 1928 in Nodaway to James and Lela (Harrison) Herrick. She was married August 27, 1948 in Earlham to Roscoe "Rocky" Sir- doreus. She had spent most of her life living in Norwalk having been a sales clerk at the former Younkers Department Store in Des Moines, then doing janitorial work and helping in the kitchen at Norwalk High School. She also found time to be a homemaker. She had been a member of the Martens- dale Community Church in Martensdale. Survivors include her daughters, Cathy (Bill) Watkins of Norwalk, Son- dra Battin of Norwalk and Betty Faith of Des Moines; brothers, Charles Herrick of Winterset, Paul Herrick of Perry, David Herrick of St. George, UT and Dean Herrick of Farmington; sister, Charlotte Drake of Creston; grandchildren, Jonathan Armstrong, Brad Armstrong, Randy Battin, Matt Battin, Becky Ken- Neva Marie Sirdoreus nard, Nicole Pasutti and Nathan Pasutti; great- grandchildren, Jeremy Armstrong, Kimberly Armstrong, Katelyn Arm- strong, Blake Armstrong, Hattie Armstrong, Bran- don Battin, Dallas Ken- nard, Troy Kennard, Alexa Kennard, Summer Pasutti, Dominick Pasutti and Tay- lor Miller; and great-great- grandchildren, Zoey Arm- strong and Vincent Wat- kins. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lela (Harrison) Herrick; and husband, Rocky Sirdoreus. Memorials may be di- rected to her family for a future designation. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Mc- Calley-Collins Funeral Home in Winterset. Online condolences may be left at www.mccalleyfuneral home.com. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 f I Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 515-897-4183 Steven KiawonrL 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 5 th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12 th grades Fellowship Conmumty Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5 t" grade Nursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. Jr. and Sr. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service *** 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 Tim Diebel, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship 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 Cathofic 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 DES MOES 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 64 1-764-2491 Worship: 9am 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 the Assumption in Churchville Keith Ljngwall, Pastor, 971-0504 Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 9:30 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 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!