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Thursday, October 22, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five FURNAS Concluded from p. 2 braska as well. After his return from the Nav Mitchel moved to Iowa, where he worked in farming as well as taking on various odd jobs. On January 25, 1990, Mitchel was involved in an au- tomobile accident that resulted in his being wheelchair- bound for the rest of his life. He spent about five years either at home being cared for by his wife Ann or in various care centers in Iowa. In 1995 Mitchel moved to Harmony House in Waterloo, Iowa, where he was cared for the next 20 years. Mitchel was a sports fan his whole life. In high school he particularly enjoyed wrestling, and later in life played sl0w pitch softball for recreation. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spent a lot of time working in his yard and putting his green thumb to work in the garden. He remained a die-hard Husker fan, and liked to watch NASCAR on television. On October 6, 2015 Mitchel was admitted to Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. He passed away there on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at the age 60 years, 4 months, and 8 days. His parents, brothers J es and Richard, father-in-law Tony Hermes, and nephews Christopher Hayes and James Furnas, Jr. preceded him in death. Mitchel is survived by his wife Ann of Norwalk; daughters Patricia Carrol of Port Angeles, WA; Saman- tha Furnas of Seattle, WA; sisters Marjorie Janet Hilliard of Lincoln; Allison and husband Martin Hayes of Brown- ville; brother Tyrone Furnas of Brownville; mother-in- law Elizabeth Hermes of LeMars; sisters- and brothers- in-law Joe and Karen Hermes of Phoenix, AZ; Kay and James Delaney of Council Bluffs; Mary Hermes of Inter- national Falls, MN; John and Roxie Hermes of LeMars; Beth Hermes and significant other Leif Widlund of Nor- walk; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services were entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn. I BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT-- 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines :h Anniversa .... 1995-2015 1 COME CELEBRATE WITH US. Tues: DiscoUnted homemade fried chicken Wed" Half-oft pizza = Thurs: All-you-can-eat spaghetti, no cork fee Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m. to close; Sat., 4 p.m. to close 225-4842 Jackson Hilltoppers Clover Kids meet Iowa Storm Chaser AL1 The Warren County 4-H Jackson Hilltoppers Clover Kids, led by Nicole Davidson, met Sunday, Oct. 11, and were enthralled to hear about our weather patterns from Zach Sharpe, an Iowa Storm Chaser. For more information on Iowa State Univer- sity Extension and Outreach, Warren County's 4-H program please call 515-961- 6237. Photo submitted. TONI JOHNSON Concluded from p. 1 HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF FASHION Norwalk PEO Chapters OR and PI will host a lun- cheon and style show at Echo Valley Country Club Saturday, Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from this event go to spon- sor PEO Projects and scholarships for high school seniors. A chicken taco bar, salad bar and desserts will be served by Echo Valley. Following the luncheon, a style show with the latest fashions from Mainstream Boutique in Valley Junc- tion will be modeled and participants can shop at vender tables for merchan- dise including jewelry and fashions by local designers and artists. Tickets for this event are $20 and can be pur- chased at Bedwell Gardens in Norwalk 515-981-4661 or Yarn Junction Company in Valley Junction 515-277- 2770. Contact orangeless 5@msn.com or 515-240- 3970 for more information. This is the third con- secutive year for this fun event. All women in the community are encour- aged to come enjoy lunch with friends, a style show and some holiday shop- ping! Advance Ticket Sales Only. Betrayal. Photos by Toni Johnson Photography. I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't things I had no words for. say any other way- -Georgia O'Keefe SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS October 10-11:59 a.m., Scotch Ridge Road and 158th Avenue: Dwain Turnbull, 44, Indianola, said he had a petit mal sei- zure and blacked out while traveling eastbound on Scotch Ridge. When he came to, he was off the right side of the roadway and over corrected. This caused him to cross over into the other lane and go sideways into the opposite ditch. The truck rolled over and landed back on it's tires. Male in vehicle was able to get out and flag down a passerby to call 911. Driver was trans- ported to the hospital by Carlisle rescue. October 10 - 4:52 a.m., 43.5 MM Interstate 35: Michael Fleming, 25, Denton, TX, vehicle/deer. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Closed Sundays Day-t. ,r