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"11 Page Two N/Warren Town and County News ThurSday 'December 12, 2013 .ma~ 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 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 Legislative News By State Representative Julian B. Garrett Julian.Garrett@legis.iowa.gov. State's Medicaid Costs Increase Medicaid, providing medical care for low income people, is paid for by both the federal government and the states and is administered by the states. The federal government determines the percent to be paid by the states each year based on the income levels in the states over the prior three years. Though we are proud of the fact that incomes in Iowa have increased more than in many other states, that fact hurts us when it comes to Medicaid ft f dirig:'For the upcoming fiscal year 2015, the federal government's share will go down to 56.14%. This compares to 58.35% for fiscal '14, the current fiscal year and 63.29% in fiscal 2010. The state must pay the rest. Though the increase might not seem like much, when we are talking about a $3.7 billion program even a few percentage points makes a big difference. Another factor that will increase the cost to the state is the ad- vent of Obamacare. It is expected that enrollment in Medicaid will increase significantly because a number of new people will be forced to sign up. The increased cost to Iowa will be $80 million in fiscal year 2015 as compared to fiscal year 2014. As always, feel free to contact me with your ideas or concems. O'Learv c, Funeral & Crern~on ~ I 0 "Leary c. tebraeoaoftifeOaree Owner & Director We are a full service funeral home. Let us assist in your time of sorrow Pre-Arrangements Monuments Grief Support www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Street Norwalk. (515) 981-0700 Photo Printing is a full commercial printer located in Carlisle, Iowa. If you have a flyer, letterhead, envelope, brochure, magazine, newsletter, book, etc that you would like to have printed, give us a call for a Free Estimate. Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S, 1st Street Carlisle, Iowa 50047 515-989-3251 OBITUARY MARGARET ANN "PEG" OSTREM Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Des Moines for Margaret Ann "Peg" Ostrem, 86, Des Moines, who died Friday, Nov. 29, at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. She died from ovarian cancer after a courageous two year battle. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Des Moines. Margaret Ann Mason was born August 13, 1927 in Des Moines. She at- tended Lincoln High School. June !9, 1948, she was united in marriage to Orval M. Ostrem. They had two sons, Tom and Bill. Mrs. Ostrem worked for many years at O'Callaghan's Appliances. After the couple retired, they moved to their farm in St. Charles. In 1990 they became snowbirds and spent time in Florida, Texas and finally Arizona. Survivors include her Margaret Ann "Peg" Ostrem husband of 65 years, Orval; sons, Tom (Deb) Ostrem and Bill; grand- .children, Sarah, Chrissy (Anand), Jenny and Matt; cousins, nieces and neph- ews. Memorial contributions may be made to HCI Care Services or Lutheran Church of the Good Shep- herd. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneral Home.com. OBITUARY E. JUNE BUTLER Graveside services were held Frida} Dec. 6, at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Indianola for E. June But- ler, 84, Indianola, who died Sunday, Dec. 1. Mrs. Butler was born in Jonesboro, IL, the daugh- ter of Glen Jacob and Mildred Lindsay Baltzley. Following World War II, she married Ray Butler Jr. They settled in Indianola in 1955 where they re- mained. She was a mem- ber of the First Baptist Church of Indianola and enjoyed music and art. Survivors include two daughters, Judith (Dale) Mathre of Pella and Kathy (Jerome) Wonderlin of Prole; grandchildren, Bruce and Peter Mathre E. June Butler great-grandchildren; and siblings, Juanita, Beverly, Pat, Evelyn and Bob. She was preceded in death by her husband, in 1998. Online condolences may" be made at www. overtonfunerals.com. and Sara Wonderlin; seven In.Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES ~ SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL Start the day off right! P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa www.kwky.com 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. Flcur Drive and Hwy 5 515-897-4183 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor Steven Klawonn, Pastor 515-953-0322 9:00 am Worship 10 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. 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 *** *** Mr. Zion Church of God Fellowship 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 1 Mile North of Martensdale on 18 mo.-5t" grade Hwy 28 Nursery also provided. Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 6 pm Sun. Jr. and Sr. High641-764-2491 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 ServiceKeith Lingwall, Pastor, 971-0504 *** Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 New Life Lutheran Church 9:30 am Sunday School 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 10:30 am Worship www.newlifenorwalk.org Call for times on Adult and Nate Liedtke, Pastor Children Bible Studies 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship *** 9:30 am Sunday School PROLE Childcare Provided Linn Grove *** United Methodist Church Norwalk Christian Church 7483 50th, Prole - 981-4062 (Disciples) Ginni Otto, Pastor 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Free-will offering Tim Diebel, Pastor breakfast 8-9:30 am 8:30 am Informal Worship 10 am Worship 9:15 am Church School Adult Sunday School - 11 am 10:30 am Worship *** Nursery Provided INDIANOLA Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho FreedomFellowship Church *** (IFFC) Norwalk United 2604 N~ Jeff~son Way Methodist Church 515-96!-5755 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251Pastor JeffRabe Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko Pastor's Ceil 5'15-333-2458 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday Worship 9:30 am Sunday School 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible Nursery Provided Study 5:30 pm Saturday, Vespers Tues.-Thurs. is for *** Community Food Closet St. John the Apostle (Please call for availability) - Catholic Church *** 720 Orchard Hills Dr. Good Shepherd 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Evangelical Lutheran Church Father John Ludwig (ELS) Sacrament of Reconciliation 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 4 pm Saturday Robert Hatting, Pastor Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Worship 9 am Sunday 10:15 Sunday School Nursery, Sunday School *** *** CUMMING The above free listings are to Harvest Church Help newcomers know the (Evangelical Free) Regular worship schedules of 4225 N. Birch Ave. Norwalk-area churches. Special PO Box 115 Events and services will not be Laine Wilder, Pastor listed here. 981-4321 *** www.hccumming.com Policy: Churches must be in the 10 am Worship Norwalk Area and in Warren Nursery, newborn to 3 years County for this free listing. Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm Call 911 for emergencies!