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REC~ JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, February 13, 2003 or _ ad Express and Record Classifieds Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or come in to 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad ii i MARCH 10, Land auc- !: W 1/2 NE 114 of Sec. 1, Town- 2-S, Range 6-W of the 6th P.M. Kansas. 80 acres of sold for Paul Osbome. Mikkelsen Real and Auction in charge. 14-6-5p MARCH 12, 11 a.m., luipment and miscella- for Don Poppe, three miles five miles south and 1/2 mile t of Ruskin or four miles west, five south and 1/2 mile west of Mikkelsen Real Estate and in charge. 14-4-7p - ANNUAL consignment auc- March 18, 9:30 a.m. very large auction. Con- needed by Saturday, Feb. advertised. Contact auction- or auction manager, Roy Mont- ry at 402-746-3823 or 402-257- or e-mail information to ontgomeryauction.com or at 402-879-3004 14-2-11c MARCH. 22, 10 a.m., es west, five north, 314 west of Neb., retirement auction. mg JD2030, JD630, 1987 1987 Cadillac car, of farm and livestock shop tools, collectibles more for Mr. and Mrs. Jess Montgomery Auction and charge. 14-3-10c Pportunities possible mailing bro- from home! No experience ours a day!!! YOUR own mini-nuts- he. Custom designed, acces- . Wardcraft home. r hospital administrator will pro- assistance. 800-383- IURI WELDING Institute, Inc., Mo. Become a certified pipe Earn top pay in Many companies seek our uates. 800-667-5885. NMENT POSTAL jobs! Up ,578. Now hiring. Full ben- aining, and retirement. For ap- and information at 800-573- P357-8 a.m. to 11p.m.-7 a week. !RY SHOPPER needed in your to our web site and apply ,~ at www.secretshopnet.com ARMY National Guard - me positions available. Get skills >ur career on track. We offer fllege money, steady ;it our .ks.ngb.army.mil. :lisability claims; and Saunders, Attorneys No recovery-no feel 800- PATIENTS using inhal- $1,200 CASH bonus for qualified OTR drivers. Three years flatbed ex- perience needed. Established flatbed carrier looking to expand. Peterbilt conventionals, air-fide flats. Good pay, good benefits. Specialized hauling, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. Call 800-831-0870. SOMETHING YOU'VE always wanted to dol Joseph's College of Beauty. $2,000 scholarships and fi- nancial aid for those who qualify. Classes start monthly. For free bro- chure, call Joseph's at 800-742-7827. SALES MANAGERS - one of the high- est paid jobs in America. Highly suc- cessful national company. Will train. We provide appointments. Call Don at 800-322-4103 or e-mail us at jessica @ vericommcorp.com. HOME BASED business. Put your computer to work. Earn up to $1,500 per month part-time or $5,000 per month full-time. Free information booklet. 1-866-437-0313 or log on at www.leam2earnfrom home. net. NO DOWN payment? Problem credit? Own a new home without the big down payment. If you're moti- vated with a 35,000 plus income, call American Home Partners at 1-800- 830-2006 or log onto our web sit at www.americanhomepartners.com. NO EXPERIENCE-Paid training. Welding, heating and air condition- ing, machinery repair, and electrical. Earn a joumeyman's license. Age 17-34. Call 402-558-8708 or e-mail: jobs 1529 @ yahoo, com. 16-Misc. For Sale SHOTGUN, 12-gauge, 2 3/4 cham- ber, Ithaca Model 37, pump action, featherlight, $185. Crate of miscella- neous ammo. Best offer! 402-879- 3261. 16-7- lp NO MONEY down, no interest and no payments for six months WAC. Call Culligan of Red Cloud for softeners and drinking water systems. 800-544- 9092. For limited time only. 16-7-3c ATTENTION CATTLEMEN: stock salt for sale, 50 pound bags. 402-879- 3770. 16-49-tfc SALT DELIVERY: All brands of soft- eners. Culligan, 800-544-9092. 16-2-ffc WANT DISH? We'll pay you $20 to make the switch plus a free system and installation! Call 800-84-DISH-2 or see us on the web at www.westemcable.net. STEEL BUILDING blowout special! Check out our quality buildings at prices that can't be beat! Call 800- 973-3366 or visit us on the web at www.premiersteel.org. FREETWO-Room DIRECTVsystem, including installtion. 3 months free HBO and Cinemax, a $66 value! Access 225 plus channels! Digital- quality picture and sound. Packages $31.99 per month. Limited offer. 800- 217-4578. STEEL BUILDING blowout speciall!! Check out our quality buildings at prices that can't be beatl Call 800- 973-3366 or log onto our web site at www.premiersteel.org. STEEL ROOFING-Building materials. Galvanized steel starting at $32 per square, painted at $42. Call for cata- Iogf Western Metal-Kansas: Hays- 800-770-2725; Louisburg-800-489- 4100.Statewide delivery available. 21-Feed and Seed BIG ROUND bales of prairie hay and alfalfa for sale. Call 402-879-4881. 21-5-ffc 22-Vehicles 1976 Jeep CJ5, 6-cylinder, hard top, 4x4, power steering, uses no oil, good heater, runs great. Recent tune-up, new starter, goes anywhere, body is rough. For sale or trade for a good, used 4-wheeler to use for farm work or hunting. Call 402-879-3340 or 402- 984-5917. 22-7-3c 1997 GMC-SLT, extended cab, 3rd door, 4X4, leather, 55,000 miles, ex- cellent condition. 402-226-3441. 22-6-2c 1993 GEO TRACKER LSi, 4X4, 149,000 miles, good, automatic, air conditioning, power steering, good tires, well maintained. 402-746-3183, Red Cloud. 22-6-2p " HOSKINS AUTO SALES DRIVE A LITTLE AND SAVE A LOT. ,--,--- Highway 6, Hastings Ave. Hastings, Nab. Phone 402-463-1466 Phone 402-743-2255 22-10-ffc 23-Recreational HONDA, BEST on earth 2003 TRX350, Rancher $3,799, Garber 402-729-2294 23-7-1c 24-Real Estate COMPLETELY REDONE, two-story, two,bedroom house on large comer, Call evenings 402-879-3014. 24-7-2c COMPLETELY RESTORED, five bedroom house for sale by owner. Call days 402-469-6223, evenings 402-879-4208. 24-18-ffc 25-Mobile Homes HANDY MAN'S SPECIALI!! 14x70 foot mobile home on comer lot in Courtland. Garage and small work shed. 785-378-3089. 25-7-1p 26-Notice Obituaries iiiii |1 iii i Bernice Ahrens Bernice Juliet Ahrens, 95, the daughter of Andrew J. and Florence L. (Chandler) Wyatt, was born May 19, 1907, on a farm in Jewel] County near Mankato. She died Friday at the Supe- rior Good Samaritan Center. She was one of four children born to Andrew and Florence. She attended Highland Country School and gradu- ated from Mankato High School. She enjoyed playing basketball and other sports while she was a student. She was a teacher in a one-room school for several years. On July 29, 1927, in Mankato, she married LeRoy Franklin Ahrens. This union was blessed with one son, Jerry. They lived on a farm in Jewell County until 1956 and then moved to Superior. At the time of her death, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Superior. She was also a memberoftheCountry Women's Club, the Elks Lodge and the Superior Coun- try Club. Her hobbies included bowl- ing and golf. She lived in the Ruebens and Stueben districts, both in Kansas, and Superior. On July 2, 1999 she moved to the Superior Good Samaritan Cen- ter where she resided until her death. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Roy, on June 24, 1999; one brother, Dallas Wyatt; and two sisters, Gertrude Ahrens and Maxine Wyatt. Survivors include her son, Jerry, Superior; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Mon- day at the Evergreen Cemetery, Supe- rior, with Mark Diehl officiating. Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of arrange- merits. Arbutus Burke Arbutus Ross Burke, 97, the eldest of five children born to Howard Ray and Elsie Olena Tweed ROss was born July 2, 1905, on a farm northeast of Bloit. She died Feb. 6 at the Lake Point Nursing Home. El Dorado. Arbutus attended her first year of school in the old second ward school in Beloit and stayed with her grandpar- ents. Her parents moved to a farm in Plum Creek Township where she fin- ished fourth grade at Plum Creek Dis- trict No. 17 school. She graduate from Beloit High school in the Class of 1925, and in the fall began working for Harry James in the Candy Kitchen located in downtown Beloit. While working at the Candy Kitchen, she met Ralph Edwin Burke who worked across the street at the Wells Oil Company. They were mar- ried on Sept. 29, 1929, at the Christian Church Parsonage in Beloit. Gne daughter, Charlotte, was born to this union. He died May 22, 2001. Arbutus and Ralph lived in Beloit for several years. When World War II came, Ralph received his draft notice but was never called and decided to invest in Jewell County farmland. They moved to Jewell. She was active in several clubs, and the Jeweli Christian Church. In 1973, Ralph and Arbutus retired and moved to Wichita to be near their daughter and grandchildren. They re- turned to Beloit in 1979. In 1997 they moved to Hilltop Lodge. She was a member of the Beloit Senior Center and the Jewell Christian never tired of doing the chicken and cat chores. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Scandia and a past member of the UMV and Sorosis Club. Neva was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Russell Wiley and Glenn Wiley, and four sisters, Lucy Wiley, Floy Zimmerman, Stella Cunningham and Nellie Groves. Survivors include her son, Darrell and wife Jana, Courtland; two grand- sons, Brunt and Derek Carlson, who live on the family farm near Scandia; sister-in-law, Laverta Carlson, Court- land; brother-in-law, Albert Groves, Mankato; and other relatives and friends. Services were Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at the Methodist Church in Scandia with the Rcv. Ray Gilstrap officiating. Music was providcd by Paula Russell, organist, and Nancy Blackburn and Diane Boman, vocalists. Casket bearers were Robert Carlson, Richard Lindberg, Terry Wiley, Brian Freeman, Jay Russell and Steve Sederlin. Burial was in the Courtland Cemetery. The family suggests me- morials to the Uni ted Methodist Church of Scandia. Arrangements were by Tibbetts- FischerFuneral Home, Belleville, Kan. (Paid aht~a,,,~ William Post William "Bill" Clark Post, 84, died Feb. 5 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He was born Aug. 11, 1918, in Smith County to Jess and Zelda (Clark) Post. He was a lifetime resident of Smith County until January when he moved to Ulysses, to be closer to his family. He was a farmer and owner of Post Construction for 44 years. He served his country in the United States Air Force serving during World War II. He was a member of the Kensington American Legion and the United Methodist Church of Smith Center where he had served as a trustee. He was also an avid square dancer. Aug. 16, 1941, he married Lucille Swank in Smith Center. She survives. Other survivors include his son, Phi lip, U lysses; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild, two sister-in-laws. He was preceded in death by his parents. His funeral was 2 p.m., Saturday at Simmons Mortuary, Smith Center, with Pastor Paula Bell presiding. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Cem- etery.. Betty Newton Betty J. Newton, 77, was born Sept. 8, 1925, at Mankato, to LeRoy and Lillian (Diilman) Reece. She died Sat- urday at her home in Jewell. Educated in the Mankato School, she worked as a waitress. She was employed at the Campbell Cafe in Mankato before moving to Denver, where she lived for 48 years. Twelve years ago, she to Jewell to be closer to family. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Bonnie and Esther; brothers, Bill Ryan and Louis. She is survived by her husband, Frank Dehn, Sr. of the home; two sons, Frank Dehn, Jr., Lakewood, Colo., Dennis Dehn, Dallas, Tex.as; daugh- ter, Lauretta Dehn, Denver.; three grandchildren; three sisters, EdnaDean, Denver, Virginia Clark, Jewell, and Alice Orr, North Platte; three brothers, Larry Reece, Jewell, Roy Reece,Evans, Colo., and David "Corky" Reece, Pueblo, Colo. Services were held Tuesday at the Trinity United Methodist'Church, Jewell, with Pastor Terry Mayhew of- ficiating. Inurnment was in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato. Melby arrangements Lorraine Humann Lorraine A. Humann, 94, died Feb. 5 at Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care, Mankato. She was born June 15, 1908, at Piedmont, S.D., to Charles E. and Amy L. (Underhill) Linch. Lorraine was a native of Tecumseh, Neb., and lived most of her life there. Married John H. Humann in the 1930s. She was a homemaker. After her hus- band died, Lorraine moved to Superior to be closer to her sister. She missed Tecumseh and moved back. With fail- ing health, she moved to Mankato to be closer to family before entering the nursing home. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; two sons, Lloyd and Lyman; and two sisters, Ethel Ford and Merle Colgrove. Local survivors include a sister, Mildred Thelander, Mankato; nephew Roger Thelander, Beloit, nieces, Charlene Colson, Mankato, and Janice Grabast, Superior. Graveside service was Feb. 7 at Lincoln Memorial park Cemetery, Lin- coln, Neb. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, and Wherry Brothers Mortuary, Tecumseh, Neb., were in charge of arrangements. Loretta Kimminau Loretta Catherine (Weingardt) Kimminau, 90, Mankato, died Feb. 5 at Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care. She was born Oct. 25, 1912, in Willowdale, to Henry and Anna (Schulte) Weingardt. She was bap- tized into the Catholic Church in WiUowdale. The family lived in Mr. Vernon, Mo., and Stratton, Colo. Loretta attended St. Charles Catholic School, Stratton. On Sept. 23, 1931, she married William J. Kimminau, in Stratton. She was a homemaker and worked eight years as a dishwasher at Hilltop Cafe, Superior. Her hobbies included read- ing and tending to her garden. She was preceded in death by her parents,~-her~ children, Urban Kimminau and Patricia (Kimminau) Flageolle; three grand- children, a great-grandson; a brother and two sisters. Survivors include herchildren,Vic- tor, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; Ferdie, Weschester, Ill.; Albert, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Ralph, Mankato; Julia Hyde and Stanley Kimminau, both of Superior; Kenneth, Sunrise Beach, Mo.; David and Susan Kimminau, both of Beloit; 19 grandchildren; two step- grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Marie Huppert, Hugo, Colo., Sister Pudentina and Sister Mary, St. Louis, Mo.; and a brother, Joe Weingardt, Burlington, Colo. Vigil service was Feb. 7 at St. Theresa's Church. Mankato, with Fa- !l~e~ .'~!tc, Scheer ~fficiating. Father A',; ~,, 5chccl c~qe[,ated the mass for the decease~ at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at St. Theresa's Church, Mankato. Inter- ment was in St. Theresa's Cemetery, Mankato. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, was in charge of arrangements. Ill __ 4-H News III II Gemstones 4-H Club "Get ready forTri-County 4-H Day" was the reminder to the members of Jewell Gemstones 4-H Club at the Feb. 2 meeting. The event is Feb. 15 at Jewell High School. The Junior Gavel Games team has been practicing. Some of the grade school boys are working on a skit and several girls are practicing a routine to "Wildcat Victory." Dooleys and Pumphreys volun- teered to provide cookies for the day. Everyone was encouraged to take ad- vantage of the judging competition that day. Parents switched places with their children for "Parents Night." '.The club decided to have a scrap paper recy- cling project for this year's club project. The community service committae, dhaired by Tracy Bohnert, will be in charge of the plans. Family Fun Night on March 29 was discussed. Families signed up for work- ing at games. More information will be coming about items 'to be supplied by 4-H families. Katelyn and Jane Pahls gave a project talk-demonstration about how to take care of a lamb. Jonathan and George Staten presented fishing safety tips. Valentines were made to deliver to residents of Jewell Apartments. Roll call was answered by 16 members, two leaders, seven parents and a guest an- swered roll call with "your middle name". Darica Bohnert led recreation with the group playing "Capture the Flag." All. ~Wi!sgp, providedJr~ts. to the Hwy 14 and Hwy 136 lun,.,ton, 3 miles west and I 1/2 m from Guide ~ Neb.; from k miles east and I 1/2 mile south beginning lit 11 ll.m. on: Tuesday, Feb. 25 ,136 junction north, 11 Lunch by Chops Grill TRACTORS 11}7111HC llm tractor with cab, heat and AC, front STOCK TRAILER 6X6 toot stock trailer