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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 27, 2015 IP R 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. KleinPublisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Special Assignments 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 LAWRENCE "LARRY" SMITH Services were held Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Norwalk Christian Church for Lawrence "Larry" Smith, 84, who died Thursday, Aug. 13, at his home in Norwalk with his wife, Nonnie, at his side. A graveside and Masonic service was held at the Norwalk Cemetery. Lawrence Edward "Larry" Smith, the son of Frank Edward and Alto Marie (Olson) Smith, was born November 9, 1930 in Dexter. At an early age his family moved to Norwalk where Larry attended school graduating from Norwalk High School with the Class of 1948, where he was President and Valedictorian. Following school, he married Geraldine Caldwell. They had two children, Becky and Alan, and lived in Nevada. Larry worked for Hunter Motor Company in Earlham for many years. He then worked as an electronics engineer for the Des Moines Community School District and for KDPS Radio at Des Moines Tech. He owned two farms and enjoyed growing crops and raising livestock. When he was younger, Larry enjoyed Ham Radio. He liked to fish, hunt, travel and spend winters at their home in Arizona. He was well known for his sense of humor and quick wit. Larry met his future wife, Nonnie Wilkins Shehane of Lebanon, TN at a National Square Dance Convention in Chicago, IL. They were married June 10, 1978 in Lebanon and enjoyed 37 loving years together. Larry and Nonnie are long-time members of Norwalk Christian Church. Larry was a member of the Welfare Masonic Lodge #628 in Norwalk, where he was a 5th Degree Mason and had just received his 50-year pin. Services Friday, Aug. 28, for Karla Kay Handy Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Martensdale for Karla Kay Handy, 72, Indianola, who died approximately 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, in a tragic car accident south of Indianola in rural Warren County. Following services there will be a light luncheon. Iowa Cremation is assisting the family. Karla was born July 31, 1943 to Charles Holzworth and Elsie Hummel. She was one of seven children born to Charles and Elsie. August 24, 1962, Karla married Sanford Dwane Handy and five children, David, Kris, Kim, Charles and Daniel, were born to them. For seven years, Karla was a cook/restaurant owner of Triple K Cafe located in Norwalk. Following the closing of the restaurant she was a homemaker. Karla loved being around her family and friends and helping others any way that she could She loved having a full house and over the years she and Dwane opened their home to many Survivors include her children David (Nora) Handy of Kellerton, Kristina Weaver (Brad Karla Kay Handy Duckworth) of Martensdale, Kimberly (Mickey) Fuller of Kellerton, Charles Handy of Indianola, and Daniel (Heather) Handy of Norwalk; 21 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; three sisters, Cheryl (Jeff) Hannon, Rhonda Wagner and Jane (Jay) Cody, all of Omaha, NE and her best friend of many years Dub (Tom) Bouma of Norwalk. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Dwane, her parents Charles and Elsie Holzworth, her brothers, Jack Holzworth and Richard Holzworth, a sister, Patricia Hersh and two grandsons, D.R. Handy-Long and Eric Melvin Fuller. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under Obituaries. Lawrence "Larry" Smith OBITUARY RICHARD DEAN PICKEL Survivors include his best friend and companion, Buster; wife, Nonnie of Norwalk; their children, Becky (Doug) Paris of Ames and Alan (Carol) Smith of Brownsdale, MN, Larry (Gwynne) Shehane and Richard (Nina) Shehane, all of Tennessee, and Lisa Shehane of St. Marys; sister, Donna Carter of Norwalk; brother-in-law, Gordon Iverson; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Darlene Iverson; son, Randall Shehane; two grandsons, Nathan Borst and Jason Shehane, and two brothers-in-law, Harold Thomas and Bill Carter. Leave messages to the family at www.olearyfunerals.com. Richard Dean Pickel, 60, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully August 16, 2015, at the Kavanagh Hospice House in Des Moines, IA. The family has chosen to have a private service. Burial of Richard's cremated remains will take place in the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig, Iowa, at a later date. Memorial and sympathy cards can be mailed to Richard Pickel's Family c/ o O'Leary Funeral Services, PO Box 171, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. Please share a message of comfort and read his life story at www.olearyfunerals.com He is survived by a son, Timothy Dean Pickel, of Holstein, IA; his sisters, Lori Kragel (Gene) of Ute, Richard Dean Pickel IA, and Lashelle Carlson (Lloyd) of Norwalk, IA; best friend, Dianne Melton, of Des Moines, IA; two grandchildren, Lakota and Samantha Pickel of Holstein, IA; a nephew, Lance Carlson, of West Des Moines, IA; and a niece, Lana Carlson, Des Moines, IA. L eary Stay Local by having us transfer* your existing funeral plan to O'Leary's with no additional cost to you. Call Jeanne Yordi, Family Service Advisor, 515-981-0700, to schedule your appointment. *It is our policy to honor prepaid arrangements from other funeral providers. If death occurs and a plan hasn't been transferred, CALL US FIRST, 515-981-0700. We transfer the funeral plan during the arrangement conference. The more educated you are, the less likely you are to smoke. Approxi- mately 70 percent of high school dropouts smoke, compared with only 20 percent of Amer- icans who have high school diplomas. 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 DES MOINES Christ Our Savior Christian Life Lutheran Church (LC-MS) Assembly of God Church 515 Sunset Dr. Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 515-897-4183 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor Steven Klawonn, Pastor 515-953-0322 9:00 am Worship I0 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Children's Ministry, 0-5 Wed. Family Education 6:30 pm Kids' Church 6 years & up Wed. Confirmation: 5th-8th grade Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth Crossroads Church Grace Baptist Church 2601 Border St. 112 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.2thecrossroads.com www.gracecares.net Glen Blumer, Pastor Doug VanWey, Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am Worship Nursery & Children's Jr. & Sr. High, Men's and Programming Women's Ministry 3 years old through 5th grade Nursery Provided. Wed. 6:30 pm K-12th grades *** *** Mt. Zion Church of God Fellowship Community 8383 Ridgeview Dr. Church David Chu, Pastor 225 North Ave. 664-2828 www.fccnorwalk.org *** Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 Martensdale Community Sunday Morning Service: (An Evangelical Free Church) 10 am 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Disciple City for Children: Hwy 28 (18 months-5th grade)Jeremy Kidder, Pastor Sunday Mornings, 10 am 641-764-2491 Quality childcare provided Worship: 9 am for children under 18 mo. Bible Study: 10:30 am 'Unstoppable' for Jr. High: Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm (6th-8th grade) Sunday Sunday Evenings, 6-8 pm *** 'Unshaken' for Sr. High: St. Paul Lutheran Church (9th-12th grade) (Evangelical Lutheran Church Sunday Evenings, 6-8 pm in America) *** 615 Iowa Ave. First Baptist Church 641-764-2752 Sunset Dr. & Mafred Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 981-4391 Don Rothweiler, Pastor Trey Perrott, Pastor SUMMER HOURS BEGIN 9:30 am Coffee Fellowship 9:30 am Worship 10 am Morning WorshipCall for times on Adult and 5:30 pm Sunday Kids Children Bible Studies and Adult Ministries *** Class for all ages PROLE Nursery Provided Linu Grove Wednesday Night Link Groups United Methodist Church *** 7483 50th St. - 981-4062 New Life Lutheran Church Ginni Otto, Pastor 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 Free-will offering www.newlifenorax'alk.org Breakfast 8-9:30 am Nate Liedtke, Pastor 10 am Worship 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship Adult Sunday School - 11 am 9:30 am Sunday School*** Childcare Provided INDIANOLA *** Freedom Fellowship Church Norwalk Christian Church (IFFC) (Disciples) 2604 N. Jefferson Way 701 Main St. - 981-0176 515-961-5755 Travis Stanley, Pastor Pastor Jeff Robe Marti Stanley, PastorPastor's Cell 515-333-2458 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:30 am Sunday Worship 9:15 am Church School12:45-2 pmWed. Adult Bible 10:30 am Worship Study Nursery Provided Tues.-Thurs. is for Wed. pm CYF & Chi RhoCommunity Food Closet. *** (Please call for availability) Norwalk United *** Methodist Church Good Shepherd 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Evangelical Lutheran Church Steve McElroy, Pastor(ELS) 9:30 am Worship 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Nursery Provided Robert Harting, Pastor *** 9 am Worship St. John the Apostle 10:15 Sunday School Catholic Church *** 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475The above free listings are to Father John Ludwig Help newcomers know the Sacrament of Reconciliation Regular worship schedules of 4 pm Saturday Norwalk-area churches. Special Masses: 5 pm SaturdayEvents and services will not be 9 am Sunday listed here. Nursery, Sunday School *** *** Policy: Churches must be in the CUMMING Norwalk Area and in Warren Harvest Church County for this free listing. (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 harvestchurchcumming.com Thomas Cackler, Pastor Sunday 10 am Worship