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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 25, 2011 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, 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 F 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 dght to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association OBITUARY EVA MAE DEVOE WOODFORD Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Linn Grove United Methodist Church in Prole for Eva Mac DeVoe Woodford, 88, Norwalk, who died Frida}9 Aug. 12. Mrs. Woodford was born February 19, 1923 in Des Moines to Dorothea (Rong) and James DeVoe. She was a homemaker and loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a long- time member of the Linn Grove United Methodist Church and was a founding member of the Norwak Public Library. She enjoyed sewing, making handmade greeting cards and baking. Survivors include her children, Susan (Jerry) Spieker, Norwalk, Kathy (George) Champ, Greenwood, IN and Randv Woodford, Dallas, TX; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Woodford, and brother, James DeVoe. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Life- line Thrift Shop, 3304 SW 9th St.., Des Moines, IA 50315. OBITUARY DR. DAVID MCCOY Services and burial were held in Des Moines Mon- da~ Aug. 22, for Dr. David L. McCo3~ 77, Norwalk, who died at his home Thursday, Aug. 18. Dr. McCoy was born September 26, 1933 in Los An- geles, CA to Bernard and Bernice McCoy. He attended Loras College and graduated from the University of Iowa School of Dentistry in 1957 and practiced dentistry on the south side of Des Moines for 40 years. He was stationed two years at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX. He married his high school sweetheart, Janie Butler, in 1955 and they spent 56 years together. They had five daughters, Kathy (Bruce) Mountain, Chris (Chuck) Graziano, Betsy (Rory) Vacco, Carrie McCoy and Mar- garet (Ben) Ulin. There are eight grandchildren, David, Adam, Emily, Alyssa, Andrea, Anthony, Bennie and Dymond. Dr. McCoy was an active member of Christ The King Catholic Church, served as Eucharistic Minister, Lector and Men's Choir. He was past president of the Embassy Club, member of Chaine des Rotisseurs, Knights of Co- lumbus and past chairman of the board at Brenton Bank. He was an avid tennis player winning several local tournaments. He enjoyed his southern Iowa hunt club, fishing and fixing steak dinners for his deer and turkey hunting companions. Also surviving are his brothers, Bill, Jim and Robert; 12 nieces and 13 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John; sister, Mary and her husband, Dick Curoe; and two nephews. Memorials may be made to the family to be decided at a later date. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box325, Norwalk, IA50211 OBITUARY L. DONALD EASTER Services were held Sun- day, Aug. 21, at First Chris- tian Church in Des Moines for L. Donald Easter, 92, Des Moines. He died :i Thursda~ Aug. 18. Burial was at the Norwalk Cem- etery. Mr. Easter was born July 25, 1919 in Norwalk, the son of Albert and Emily Easter. He attended Drake University, graduat- ing in accounting in 1940. At Drake he met Marian Streyffeler and they were married June 1,1941. They celebrated 70 years of mar- riage this year. After serving in the Army Air Force during World War II, the couple settled in Des Moines and were longtime members of First Christian Church. They raised five children, emphasizing education, family, responsibility and community service. Mr. Easter devoted his career to Easter Stores and Easter Enterprises, the family business begun by his father with a single store in Norwalk. He and his brothers grew the busi- ness into a chain of grocery stores, family centers and hardware stores across Iowa, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana, with addi- tional businesses that in- cluded trucking and the Farmers Trust and Savings Bank in Spencer. Easing into retirement in the late 1980s, Mr. Eas- ter turned his attention to a wide range of commu- nity boards. He was a founding trustee and tire- less supporter of the Des L. Donald Easter Moines Metro Opera. He was a trustee for Drake University and a longtime member of Des Moines Rotary. He and his wife enjoyed Castle Club, Drake basketball, Des Moines Symphony, Drake music, Civic Music and The Playhouse, as well as the family cottage in Clear Lake. They traveled all over the world and de- lighted in family gather- ings. Survivors include his wife, Marian; sons, David (Maud) of Albany, NY, Paul (Sandy) of Des Moines; daughters, Martha (Kriss) Easter- Wells of LeClaire, Jane (Steve) Bahls of Rock Is- land, IL and daughter-in- law, Jan (Layton) Stump of Des Moines; ten grandchil- dren and five great-grand- daughters. He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis. Mr. Easter will be re- membered for his business acumen, total integrity, quiet faith, good humor and dedication to improv- ing the community. In the world of horses, a palomino is a light tan or golden horse with an ivory or cream-colored mane and tale. A sabino is a roan or light red home with a white belly. Eertrond PVMo.um. 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmonument.com and online monument design Marion County'sonly locally owned Monument Shop Start the day off right! 515-223-1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa -w.kwky.com o 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 NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) Meeting at Regency 815 High Rd. 988-1687 Dan Beattie, Pastor 9:30 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Nursery Provided 6:30-7:30 pm Wed. PreK-Adult Wed. at Oviatt Elem. Door 14 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 grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12th grades Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones. Pastor 981-0699oFAX 981-9719 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Nursery & Sunday School thru 5th grade provided. 6 pm Sun. Youth Service 6:30 pm Wed. AWANA First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred - 981-4391 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.newtifenorwalk.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 Catholie 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 115 981-4321 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 Graee Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Snnday 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 tAn Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Gary Crandall, Pastor 641 - 764- 2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 a.m. St. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana: 6:30 pm Wednesday *** St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 615 Iowa Ave. - 641-764-2752 Keith Lingwall. Pastor. and Ron Mohr. Pastor 222-1531 9:30 am Worship. Communion Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROI.E Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50% Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman. Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship INDIANOLA 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~now the Regular worship sclaedules 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. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m.'- 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Smaday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays ~4emofial Day-LaNor Day) Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!