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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, December 18, 2014 lmlp, b 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. Klein Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor 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 NOOI FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse'all advertising. Wc 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 Association Iowa Newspaper Association Edward Dean Lanning both of Ellicott City, MD; two grandsons, Nick and Austin Harklarode; four stepchildren, Linda (John) Dawson, Diane (Gary) Sneller, Gene (Bonnie) Lu- cas and Kathleen (Kevin) Nikkel; and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. O'Leary Celebration of Life Center- Funeral & Cremation Services in Norwalk handled arrange- ments. Share a condolence with the family at www. olearyfunerals.com. Lonnie Dean Kness Matthew and Amanda; and 14 grandchildren. He was recently resid- ing with his son, William, and daughter, Amanda, until he decided on his next stop. After he moved from Morrilton to Wash- ington, he began to travel and visit family and Concluded next column OBITUARY EDWARD DEAN LANNING Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 12, at the Eastside Church of the Nazarene, Des Moines, for Edward Dean Lanning, 83, Norwalk. Burial was in the Norwalk Cemetery. Edward Dean Lanning, the son of Kenneth and Dorothy (Wells) Lanning, was born May 12, 1931 in Dexter. He was raised by his grandparents, Mel- bourne and Kathryn Lan- ning of Norwalk and grad- uated from Norwalk High School in i949. Ed attended Simpson College before joining the Army during the Korean War. He worked at the Des Moines National Bank un- til becoming a stockbroker for 27 years. After retire- ment, he drove a school bus for Southeast Polk School District. Ed en- joyed sports and golf, win- ning many trophies. Ed is survived by his wife, Mary; two daugh- ters, Diane (George) Von Paris, and Kathy Lanning, OBITUARY LONNIE DEAN KNESS Services were held Sun- day, Dec. 14, at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center - Funeral & Cremation Services in Norwalk for Lonnie Dean Kness, 57, Norwalk. Cremation fol- lowed. Lonnie Dean Kness earned his golden wings at age 57. He was born Octo ber 25, 1957 in Estherville and later spent some time living in Arizona, Colo- rado, Arkansas, New Mex- ico, Washington, Tennes- see and Illinois. He continued his edu- cation after high school and then went on to serve in the military from 1979 to 1981. He is survived by his mother, Alice; sister, Shel- ley; brother, Bradley; four children, Joshua, William, friends when he felt well enough. He was making his way around the children and had plans to spend a little time with each of them though he was stubborn when it came to expressing feelings. He loved everyone and was a great guy. Even in death, he thought of others and donated his beautiful eyes in hopes of helping others see the beauty God gives us every day: Share a message of comfort with the family at www. olearyfunerals.com. OBITUARY TRELLA BLACKMAN A Memorial service wag held at the Norwalk Unit- ed Methodist Church Wednesday, Nov. 12, for Trella Gardner Blackman, 92, Norwalk, who died Fri- day, Nov. 7, at Bright Ka- vanagh in Des Moines. Burial was in the Norwalk Cemetery. Trella Gardner Black- man was born December 4, 1921 on a farm near Algo- na to Delos and Margaret Moore Gardner. She had four brothers and one sis- ter. November 19, 1944 she was united in marriage to Robert G. Blackman. To- gether they had two sons, Roger Clark and Dennis Delos. Survivors include her" son, Dennis; grandchil- dren, Bradley (Kristin), Eric (Ann), Taylor (Devin), Sara (John), Amanda and Ben; eight great-grandchil- dren; brother, Curtis, and Trella Blackman 15 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; son, Roger; daugh- ter-in-law, Carol; three brothers; one sister; and her parents. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hos- pice of Central Iowa in Trella's memory. Condo- lences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneral Home.com. OBITUARY LEO ANCELL Funeral services were held Thursday Dec. 11, at O'Leary Celebration of Life Center - Funeral & Cremation Services in Norwalk for Leo Ancell, 80, Norwalk. Burial was in the Norwalk Cemetery. Leo Ancell, the son of Roy and Pansy (Helm) Ancell, was born February 26, 1934 in Des Moines. Leo lived in Des Moines prior to moving to Nor- walk in 1972. Leo married Patricia Bonnett February 28, 1954 in Oskaloosa and to this union they were blessed with two children, Micha- el and Michelle. Leo worked at Armstrong Tire- for over 40 years and was a proud union member. Leo and Pat also farmed south of Norwalk. Leo died December 8, 2014 at UnityPoint Hospi- tal in Des Moines. He lived 80 years, nine months and 12 days. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Ray, Jerry Leo Ancell and Ivan Ancell; and one sister, Ila Ancell. He is survived by his children, Mike (Judy)An- cell of Indianola, and Shel- ly (Dan) Knox of Norwalk; five grandchildren, Becky Aquino, Jill Young, Stacy Roberts, Jaci Marberry and Jessi Strawn; nine great- grandchildren; a brother, Larry (Pat) Ancell; a sister, Joan (Bob) Floden; and his special friend, Colleen Sea- man. To share a message of comfort, visit www.oleary funerals.com. O:Leary In Our Care Leo Ancell Age 80 of Norwalk !! Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director I Edward Dean Lanning I Age 83 of Des Moines, ] formerly of Norwalk. ] Lonnie Dean Kness ] Age 57 of Norwalk / For service information, visit www.olearyfunerals.com. 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700 I Marian Easter Obituary See page 5 Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 515-897-4183 Steven Klawonn, Pastor 9:00 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Wed. Family Education 6:30 pm Wed. Confirmation: 5th-8th grade 6:30 pm *** 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 th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12 th grades Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 Sunday Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 am Disciple City for Children: (18 months-5th grade) Sunday Mornings, 8:30 & 10:30 am Quality childcare provided for children under 18 mo. Sonshine Choir for K-5th: Sunday Evenings, 6 pm New! Fellowship Kids: Wednesday Evenings, 6:30 pm 'Unstoppable' for Jr. High: (6th- 8th grade Sunday Evenings, 6-7:30 pm 'Unshaken' for Sr. High: (9th- 12th grade) Sunday Evenings, 7:30-9 pm First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Marred 981-4391 Trey Perrott. Pastor 9:30 am Coffee Fellowship 10 am Morning Worship 5:30 pm Sunday Kids and Adult Ministries Class for all ages Nursery Provided Wednesday Night Link Groups New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am & 10:30 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Childcare Provided Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Travis Stanley, PastOr Marti Stanley, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8 am Worship 9:15 am Sunday School 10:30 am Worshil 5:30 pm Saturday Worship Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic 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 115 981-432 l harvestchurchcumming.com Thomas Cackler, Pastor Sunday 10 am Worship 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 Nurser), ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth *** Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday 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 (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Jeremy Kidder, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 am Jr. High & Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 615 Iowa Ave. 641-764-2752 Ron Mohr. Pastor, q70-1286 Don Rothweiler, Pastor 9:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50th St. - 981-4062 Ginni Otto, Pastor Free-will offering Breakfast 8-9:30 am 10 am Worship Adult Sunday Scb0oi - 11 am **-*: c. INDIANOLA Freedom Fellowship Church (wFc) 2604 N. Jefferson Way 515-961-5755 Pastor Jeff Rabe Pastor's Cell 515-333-2458 9:30 am Sunday Worship 12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible Study Tues.-Thurs. is for Community Food Closet. (Please call for availability) 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 know the Regular worship schedules 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.