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Page Two N/Warren Town lnd County News Thursday, September 19, 2013 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weel~ly 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 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 Iowa Newspaper Association Association OBITUARY PHYLLIS NEWHOUSE Services were held Sat- urday, Sept. 7, for Phyllis Joan Newhouse, 81, Mari- on, at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Mari- on. They were conducted by Rev. Dennis Johnson, assisted by Pastor David Strable. Mrs. Newhouse died Wednesday, Sept. 4, at St. Luke's Hospital, Ce- dar Rapids. Private family burial was Monda3 Sept. 9, at Ames Municipal Cemetery in Ames Mrs. Newhouse was born November 15, 1931 near St. Charles to Carl Leslie and Louisa Mae (Barber) Strable. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in MartensdaIe. She'at- tended all 13 grades and graduated from Martens- dale High School in 1949. She enrolled at Iowa State University where she met her husband, Virgil Luth- er Newhouse. They were married November 25, 1951 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Martensdale. She was a charter member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marion. She worked in accounting at Collins Radio for more than 40 years. Mrs. Newhouse spent many years contributing to bowling organizations at the league, association, state and national levels. She was a youth bowling coach, Cedar Rapids Area Secretar36 lifetime member of the U.S. Bowling Con- gress, was in the Cedar Rapids Area Bowling Hall of Fame, member emeritus of the Women's Bowling Association Iowa State Chapter, President of the Cedar Rapids Women's Bowling Association for several years and was in- strumental in securing and conducting the Women's International Bowling Convention and Tourna- ment in Cedar Rapids in Phyllis Newhouse 1991. Survivors include her husband Of62 years, Vir- gil Newhouse, Marion; daughter, Angela (David) Newhouse Sweet of Des Moines; sister, Sara Sue (John) Groh of Johnston; sisters-in-law, Sylvia Stra- ble of Indianola and Aileen Strable of Prole; nieces, Kelly; Deborah, Sherry and Deanna; nephews, Pat and David; step-granddaugh- ter, Caroline (Bob) Pester and their sons, Matthew and Andrew. She was preceded in death by her parents; be- loved son, Brian Luther in 1975; brothers, Jack and Frank; and two infant sis- ters, Donna Mae and Shir- ley Lou. Memorials are pre- ferred to the Phyllis J. Ne- whouse Memorial Fund and can be made at any Hills Bank location, or to the Cedar Rapids Youth Bowling Scholarship Fund, c/o Barb Staub at Lancer Lanes, 3203 6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Condolences may be made at www.murdochf tmeralhome.com. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-fairer Day) OBITUARY PHILIP JEFFERY FORD Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Au- gustana Lutheran Church in Boone for Philip Jeffery Ford, 76, of Boone. Mr. Ford died Friday, Sept. 6, at his home. Interment was in the Oakwood Cemetery north of Stratford. Mr. Ford was born May 31, 1937 in Ames to Jeff and Mary (Speck) Ford. He graduated from Strat- ford High School. Mr. Ford was employed as a me- Philip Ford chanic at Iowa State Uni- versity from 1972 until NE; three grandchildren, 1998 and then in the main- Lisa (Jeremy) Braden of tenance department at Des Urbandale, Aaron Swope Moines Area Community of Omaha and Jordan Ford College-Boone Campus of Norwalk; two brothers, until the time of his death. Stan (Margaret) Ford of He enjoyed camping and Denison and John (Diane) anything related to the Ford of St. Joseph, MO; a DMACC Bears. sister, Julia (Phil) Johnson Mr. Ford was a member of Jewell and a nephew, of the Augustana Lutheran John Andersen of Strat- Church in Boone and had ford, who was like a son served in the Iowa Nation- and brother to the family al Guard. He was preceded in Survivors include his death by his parents. wife, Betty of Boone; a son, Memorials may be di- Jeff (Lori) Ford of Nor- rected to the family for a walk; a daughter, Jeanette memorial to be deter- (Jayson) Swope of Omaha, mined later. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 9-05-13 (abridged for publication) The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the .Norwalk City Hail, 705 North Avenue, on Thursday, September 5, 20"13. The meeting.was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce. Mayor first read a letter of resignation from councilmember, Frank Curtis. Those present at roll call were Mike Leto, Dave Murillo and Jamie Sylvester. Absent: Eric Delker. (RC = roll call vote) M{otion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda as amended to relmove (80 first reading of zoning C4 code amendment and (13.) proposed site plan for Cedarbrooke Place apartments. Motion carried unanimously. Mayor Pierce presented to Norwalk High School student, Mitch Phipps a Certifi- cats of Excellence for his work organizing the recreational facility fundraiser; to Norwalk seventh grader, Briley Sodergren a Certificate of Achievement for her In 5 place finish at the National Hershey Track meet in the 11-12 year old softball throw competition and to Director of Planning and Building, Mike Johnson a . . .4 . . Proclamation of Apprecmhon for hm service to the City of Norwalk. Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Leto to approve the Minutes of the August 15, 2013 Regular Council meeting Motion carried unanimously The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened with no one wishing to speak. With none forthcoming, the business portion of the meeting was opened. Included on the consent agenda were tax abatement applications; liquor license renewals for Casey's, Echo Valley Country Club, St. John's Fall Festival and Square Bar Association; special events permit and request for waiver of fee for St. John's Fall Festival; Police Chief job announcement; City Planner job an- nouncement and job description and expenditures: A+ LAWN & LANDSCAPE IRRIG REPAIR $1,082.26 ACADEMIC SUPERSTORE EQUIPMENT $3,151.00 ALL IOWA POOL CHEMICALS $39.07 AMERICAN RED CROSS PAY FOR SVC $49.00 AN RES LEAGUE OF IA INTAKE $200.00 BETHANIE LAFFERTY YOGA CLASS $338.10 BROOKE STUMBAUGH REFUND $28.50 BROWN EQUIPMENT MOWER REPAIR $72.93 CARPENTER UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $454.92 CERTIFIED POWER EQUIPMENT $118.54 CHOICE 1 HEALTH CARE EQUIPMENT $287.10 CINDY SIMPSON REFUND $26.25 CITY BRAKE & IMPORT REPAIR 127 $660.54 CITY LAUNDERING BLDG MAINT $81.25 CITY OF WDM WESTCOM $17,054.28 COMPASS BUS SOL WATER INVOICE $1,103.77 CNTL I~ISTAL OF IA BLDG MAINT $395.64 CRETEX CONCRETE STORM I~RAIN $1,925.00 DM WATER WORKS DMWW $45,416.01 DMB SUPPLY EQUIPMENT $28.40 DOLLAR GENERAL SUPPLIES $28.00 DOWNEY TIRE REPAIR GATOR $236.36 ELEC ENGINEERING BLDG MAINT $114.03 EMS PROFESSIONALS CAP EQUIP $27,347.75 FAREWAY WELLNESS $145.97 FIREHOUSE SOFTWARE SUBSRIPTIONS $1,250.00 FRL=EDOM TIRE & AUTO REPAIR 36 $277.72 G & L CLOTHING ALLOWANCE $633.99 GOPHER SPORT SUPPLIES $1,485.34 HEWLETT PACKARD CO EQUIPMENT $2,787.67 HOTSY CLEANING SYS VEHICLE MAINT $392.00 HYVEE WELLNESS $100.00 INDOFF INC SUPPLIES $117.53 IOWA HEALTH SYSTEM EDU/TRAINING $12.40 IOWA HEARTLAND RC CONSULTANT $500.00 IA PARK AND REC MEMBERSHIP $145.00 IPRA TICKET SALES $457.00 JAMES OIL CO FUEL $10,428.09 JASON COLLINS BOOTCAMP $253.58 JULIE JOHNSON REFUND $6.05 KELTEK INC REPAIR "$1,066.70 LEHMER, GARY REIMBURSE $200.00 MARY JANE SHARP CLASS $960.40 MATHESON LINWELD CHEMICALS $973.70 Continued p. 14 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 10 am Wprship 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. 9936 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 FeHowship Community 8383 Ridgeview Dr. Church David Chu Pastor 225 North Ave. 664-2828 www.fccnorwalk.org *** Rob Jones, Pastor MARTENSDALE 981-0699 Martensdale Community 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship (An Evangelical Free Church) Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5~ 1 Mile North of Martensdale on grade Hwy 28 Nursery also provided. Jeremy Kidder, Pastor - 6 pm Sun. Jr. and St. High 641-764-2491 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service Worship: 9 am *** Bible Study: 10:30 am First Baptist Church Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm www.norwalkbaptist.org Sunday Sunset Dr. & Mafred *** 981-4391 St. Paul Lutheran Church 9 am Worship (Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:15 am Sunday School in America) Class for all ages 641-764-2752 Nursery Provided Meeting at Church of the 7 pm - Wednesdays Assumption in Churchville Bible Study Prayer Service Keith Lingwall, Pastor. 971-0504 *** Ron Molar, Pastor. 770-1286 New Life Lutheran Church 9:30 am Worship 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 Call for times on Adult and www.newlifenorwalk.org Children Bible Studies Nate Liedtke. Pastor *** 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship PROLE 9:30 am Sunday SchoolLinn Grove Childcare Provided United Methodist Church *** 7483 50th. Prole - 981-4062 Norwalk Christian Church Ginni Otto, Pastor (Disciples) Free-will offering 701 Main St. - 981-0176 breakfast 8-9:30 am Tim Diebel. Pastor 10 am Worship 8:30 am Informal Worship Adult Sunday School - 11 am 9:15 am Church School *** 10:30 am Worship INDIANOLA Nursery Provided Freedom Fellowship Church Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho (IFFC) *** 2604 N: Jefferson Way Norwalk United 515 -961~,5~755 Methodist Church Pastor J~ff~Rabe 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Pastor's Ce115t5-333-2458 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko9:30 am Stihi~i Worship 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible 9:30 am Sunday School Study Nursery Provided Tues.-Thurs. is for *** Community Food Closet. St. John the Apostle (Please call for availability) Catholic Chu~h *** 720 Orchard Hills Dr.Good Shepherd 981-4855 FAX 981-9475Evangelical Lutheran Church Father John Ludwig (ELS) Sacrament of Reconciliation 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 4 pm Saturday Robert Harting, Pastor Masses: 5 pm Saturday9 am Worship 9 am Sunday 10:15 Sunday School 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 The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services win not be listed here. Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing. I Deadline for ads, I legals and stories is Noon Friday!