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IEWELL COUNTY RECORD .aries Everson Max "Jerry" Everson. 70, Mont., died March 24 at lived for the last was born on a farm Nov. 20, ;illis and Mankato, Kan. 22 months of age, son, Kansas, 60 years His three surviving brothers Salina, Kan.; Ray, and Merrill, Edina, law, Fran Everson, widow, lives in Hutchinson. seven nieces and nephews, and nephews and a 'ousins and friends baptized and raised in Lutheran Church of known as the Evangel- Church of America, m 'high school, Jerald served in as a fireman on the Healy for four and a s. He returned to Kansas and Kansas State University and licensed professional engi- first job was engineer in of materials, equipment and el for much of northern Kan- 12 years with the Kansas 'ansportation, his rest- him to move west- the great northwest He discovered Big Timber fell in love with the people; he continued to bachelor style until his will be missed. were held at Big Timber Burial was in Moun- Cemetery, veterans' sec- memorials and letters of may be sent to Lowry Fu- 215 Anderson, Big Tim- ontana59011. Specify memori- Boulder Valley Assisted Care e or l-Iospice, both ofi3ig Timber. (Paid obituary) A. Remus anne Remus was born Feb. , to Chesley Samuel Simpson Hopkins Alcorn at ntucky. She departed this years Wednesday alter- arch 12, 2003, at Hilltop Lodge Kan. as all knew her, lost her She moved to in aina blizzard. She gradu- nia High School in the 15, 1919, she married Fred re.The couple made their home the Athens Community Elder. Anna enjoyed IlesVffnd was the area Glen Elder Sen- Jewell County Republican Anna and Fred had 11o own, they served as parents for many of their nephews. was a kind, regal and forth- She loved her home and Thursday, March 27, 2003- was an excellent cook and gardener. She enjoyed crocheting and embroi- dery. Her vibrant personality enabled her to write poetry and converse with ease. She was a member of the Glen Elder United Methodist Church, Glen Elder American Legion Auxiliary, and the Athens Community Club. Her husband died in 1971. After his death, she made her home at the Heri- tage High Apartments in Glen Elder. In addition, Anna was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Jarvis, Carson William I. "Bille," and Samuel "Sammie" Alcorn, and two sisters Josie Dean and Emma Rarick. Anna will be deeply missed by a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2003, at First United Meth- odist Church, Glen Elder, Kan., with Pastor Ross Olson officiating. Music was "Precious Memories" and "How Great Thou Art," with Pat and Harry Harrison, vocalists, and Phyllis Porter, organist. Casket bearers were Trey Anderson, Bernard Rarick, George S. Rarick, Loren Remus, Paul Remus and James Thummel. Honorary bearers were nieces and nephews. Interment was in Athens Cemetery, Glen Elder, Kansas. McDonald-Rob- erts Funeral Service, Belgie, was in charge of arrangements. (Paid obituary) Roderick Weltmer Roderick Edward Weltmer, 77, was born July 4, 1925, at 403 N. McRoberts in Mankato, Kan., the son of Loren Edward Weltmer and Myrtle lone White Weltmer. Loren was the son of Smith County pioneers, Myrtle the daughter of Jewell County pioneers. Rod attended Mankato schools and graduated a year early in 1942. He attended the University of Kansas as an aeronautical engineering major be- fore entering the U.S. Army, and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant serv- ing as part of the Army of Occupation in Germany. Alter college he contin- ued his military career in the Kansas National Guard as an aide to General Wine Smith. He returned to civilian tife in 1946, arriving home just in time to enroll in the University of Kansas while still in his uniform. Rod was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. After gradu- ating in 1949, he entered the KU School of Law where he earned an LLB in 1951, and conferred a Juris Doctor in 1968. While at KU he married Alice Jane Schoonover, Denver, Colo., on Aug. 30, 1949. Rod was a gifted musician, win- ni ng national awards in piano and snare drum as a high school student. Also in high school he performed with the Paul Bohning Orchestra in Belgie and played organ at the Harmony Methodist Church in Mankato. Rod was first chair percussion in t, heMniversity of Kansas marchin~ band and the KU Cowboy band. Ai~te~eturning to Man: kate, Rod taught drum lessons for sev- eral years. All of his life he enjoyed playing piano and listening to music, especially opera and jazz. On Feb. 13, 1952, Rod entered law practice with his father, L.E. A year later his brother, Loren Marmaduke "Duke" joined, and they formed the firm of Weltmer, Weltmer and h EAR'N g ttc;dth Cmc INSTANT INTERNET ESS ViA SATELLITE awzilable anywhere Contact Dick's 106 N. Commercial Street Mankato, Kan. 66956 785-378-3123 IJSD #104 White I ock-. chools April Calendar - PTL Meeting at Concordia, t p.m. Site Council Meeting at Burr Oak, 7:30 p.m. - High School Varsity Golf at Glasco. ^ Nigh School JV Golf at Miltonvale, lu am. - ELT Meeting at Burr Oak. - High School Track at Downs, 3 p.m. . __ "Middle School Glen Elder Track at Beloff, .10!30 .a...m: m - High School Jewell Invitational Track Meet at t~eloff, 6 p.. - ACT Testing. Regional Speech. _. _ _^ "~oard of Education Meeting at Esbon, lS:.uu.p.m. _ . - Middle School Jewell County Track Meet at ManKaTo, 12:00 Noon. High School Track at Smith Center, 3 p.m. 16, State Music Large Groups. 17 - Kindergarten Screening. State Music Large Groups. 18 No School Easte ...... ~ m - High School Track at Bellew,u,, 1 o. . 24 High School Golf at Luray, 3 p.m. _ __ "Middle School Track at Mankato, 9:,.30 a.m. Elementary Music Program at Burr Oak, 7 p.m. 26 - State Music Solos and Small Ensembles. 27 - ~T=ato Ag Contest at Manhattan.. ~,, ............. 28 - ~Iddle School Academic Contest at rv, ar,Ku,U., z:ou p.,,,. rate Ag Contest at Manhattan. 29 - State Aa Dnntc~t Middle School Southern Cloud Track Meet at~Be-lol'1:.~7~]'a~m-~ H gh School Track at Belolt, 3 p.m. H!gh School PTL Golf at Mankato. _ Igh School JV Golf at Lebanon. i p.m. 30 - PTL Meeting at Concordia, I p.m. Sponsored by ranty State Bank& Trust Company ~Sbon~ Ken. 785-725-3663 "" Burr Oak, Kan. 785-647.6621 201 S. Mill St. Bolet, Kan. * 888-738-8000 ~)1~ Weltmer. Rod remained active in the law practice till the end of his life. His professional activities included membership in the Kansas Bar Asso- ciation for over 50 years. He was a past-president of the Kansas Land Title Association, and a member of the American Bar Association and the American Land Title Association. Rod was active in the community. He labored many years keeping the Ute Theatre open, enlisting his family in running the Theatre. He was a member of Rotary Club, Mankato Chamber of Commerce, Mankato En- dowment Association, and was a mem- ber of Harry E. Everst Post No. 115 of the American Legion for over 50 years. Rod was a lifelong Republican and served on the staff of Congressman Wine Smith. Rod never missed an opportunity to vote and encouraged family and friends to do likewise. Rod was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church for 66 years; he was on the Board of Trustees of the Church and sang in the choir. Rod was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Duke, his mater- nal aunt, Dorothea White, and grand- daughter, Sarah Michelle Mayhew. He is survived by his wife, Alice, of the home; daughter, Patricia Korb and husband, Barry, Salina, Kan.; daugh- ter, Carrie Ann Mayhew and husband, Brad, Lawrence, Kan.; son, John Weltmer, Lawrence, Kan.; grandson, " Jason Korb and wile, Linda, and their sons Zaide and Tyler, Hutchinson, Kan.; grandson Kevin Korb and wife, Melissa, and their daughter Allison, Salina, Kan.; granddaughter Held Smith and her daughter Jadynne, Salina, Kan.; granddaughter, Amanda, Lauren, Rebecca, Melissa and Caroline Mayhew and grandson, Thomas Mayhew, Lawrence, Kan.; and grand- daughter Anne Weltmer, Lawrence, Kansas. Services for Roderick E. Weltmer wereTuesday, March 25, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Harmony United Methodist Church, Mankato, Kan., with Pastors Laura Fricker, and Vernon Snider offi- elating. Music was provided by Rosalie Menhusen, organist, and singers Brad and Carrie Mayhew, and their chil- dren, Amanda Lauren, Rebecca, Mel- issa, and Caroline and Anne Weltmer. Casket bearers were Max Hulbert, Bill Martin, John Weltmer, Brad Mayhew, Jason Korb and Kevin Korb. Honorary casket bearers were Kevin Phillips,Roger Weltmer, JeffWeltmer, Bradley Hulbert, Barry Korb, Keith Roe, Mark Adams, Bill Ramey, Mike Lobate, David Bothwell, Dr. Craig Concannon and the Honorable Jim Bouska. Military Honors were performed by Fort Riley Honor Guard, Fort Riley, Kan., and V.F.W. Post No. 7830, Man- kate. Interment was in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato. The family sug- gests memorials to Jewell County Hos- pital, Harmony United Methodist Church, both of Mankato; Mitchell County Hospital, Belgie; American Cancer Society. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, Kan- sas, was in charge of arrangements. (Paid obituary) Dispatch By Edna Verhage Greeters Sunday were Rodney, Belinda and Tare Arnold. Passage Sunday morning was Psalm 23. Theme was "Got Guidance". Pas- sage Sunda31 evening was Mark 9:2- 10, 10:35-45, 13:1-10. Theme was 'James Trusted Witness'. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lake and fam- ily, Downs, were church visitors Sun- day morning. Jan Clark, Unionville, Mo., spent the weekend with Tony Rotman. Happy birthday to: Ashley Trotter and Junior VanderGiesen, March 25; Jonothon Trotter, March 27. We received around 1.20 inches of rain this past week. Miranda DeBey and Alisa Rotman played a flute duet, accompanied by Stacy DeBey. WRITE=IN CANDIDATES MANKATO CITY COUNCIL Election Tuesday, April 1, Write-in candidates are: X Mike Liggett X Sam Becker X Mac McCammon Your votes would be appreciated!!! (Paid for by Carl Jensen) :::ItlSD #23'9 ' :Z 2 J weU-l d II April Calendar April 2 - PTL Meeting, 1 p.m. April 3 - FFA Contest in Riley, 9 a.m. April 5 - Golf at Glasco, 10 a,m. Set Clocks Up One Hour Tonight. April 7 - Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 p.m. FFA District Banquet, 6:30 p.m. School Starts at 10 a.m. April 10 - Junior High Glen Elder Track Meet at Beloit0 9:30 a.m. April 11 - Jewell Invitational Track Meet at Beloit, 3 p.m. April 12 - Prom. Regional Speech. April 14 - FFA to Salina, 4 p.m. Y-W/Y Teen Final Meeting, 6:30 p.m. April 15 - Junior High Track at Mankato, 12:00 Noon. April 16 - Bus Drivers Meeting, 2:30 p.m. State Music Large Group. Y-Teen Easter Egg Hunt at Randall Elementary School, 3 p.m, April 17 - Dismiss School at 12:00 Noon. April 18 - No Schoo~ Good Friday. April 21 - No School Easter Break. April 22 -Golf at Luray, 10 a.m. Junior High School T[ack Meet at Belleville, 11 a.m. April 24 - Junior High Track at Mankato, 9:30 a.m. ' Junior-Senior High Program, 7 p.m. April 25 - High School Track at Osborne, 3 p.m. KU Relays. April 26 - KU Relays. State Music for Solo and Small Ensemble. April 28 - FFA State Contest in Manhattan. April 29 - FFA to Manhattan. Golf at Mankato, 1 p.m. High School Track at Beloit, 3 p.m. Junior High Track at Beloit, 9:30 a.m. April 30 - PTL Meeting 12:00 Noon. Sponsored by Randall Farmers Coop Union and Jewell Branch dewell, Kan. 785-428-3444 "Randall, Kan. 785-739-2312 In I iL O #278 Mankato Schools April Calendar April 1 - Junior/Senior High Band to Perform at Long Term Care. FCCLA State Leadership Conference at Wichita, 8 a.m. April 2 . PTL Meeting 1 p,m. at Concordia. April 3 - Lifetouch Pictures Elementary Groups. April 4 - Elementary Spring Music Concert, 7 p.m. April 5 - High Shcool Golf Varsity at Glasco, 10 a.m. High School Golf JV at Miltonvale, 10:30 a.m. April 8 - Junior High Track at Smith Center, Kensington Invitational, 2 p.m. April 10 - Junior High Track at Beloit, Glen Elder Invitational. April 11 - High School Track at Beloit, Jewell Invitational, 3 p.m. April 12 RegionalSpeech. April 14 - Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 p.m. April 15 High School Track at Bennington, 3 p.m. High School Golf at Luray, Bennington Invitational. April 16- Junior High Track at Mankato, Jewell County Invitational, (Mankato Hosts). State Music for Large Groups. April 17 - State Music for Large Groups. April 18 No School Easter Break. April 21 - No School Easter Break. April 22 - High School Track at Belleville, 11 a.m., Uons Club Invite. High School Golf at Luray, Lucas-Luray Invite, 10 a.m. April 24 - Junior High Track at Mankato, Mankato Invitational. April 25 - High School Track at Osborne, Kaiser Invitational, 3 p.m. April 26 - State Music Solos and Small Ensembles. April 29 - High School Golf at Mankato Varsity, 1 p.m. High School Golf at Lebanon, Whlte Rock JV, 1 p.m. Sponsored by Central National Bank 208 E. South Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3162 Pl~|.m P.O. Box 155 Formosa, Kan. 785-794-2211 rl.~ll Mankato Chet and Virginia Hanson visited Chet's sister, Rachel Lauritzen, Hardy, The send off for Jewel l County J un- or Miss Moriah Wagner, Mankato, was held at the Central National Bank parking lot Sunday afternoon. She will be competing for the Kansas Junior Miss title held at Belleville. Approxi- mately 20 relatives and friends gath- ered to give Moriah greetings, good luck wishes and gifts. Darrell and Gaff Miller escorted her to Belleville where she will be with her host family, Jerry and Janet LeDuc, Bellevilte. Perfor- mances for the Kansas Junior Miss will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 6:30 on Saturday at the Belleville High School. Lorna McMillan, Beloit, spent the weekend with Don and Audrey Hamilton. Visiting Roy and Betty Bradshaw were her niece and husband, Dec and Dona Milam, Raytown, Me. Mary Boyd accompanied her daughter, Frances Logback, Hill City, to Van Alstyne,Texas, last week. They visited her granddaughter, Lydia Gra- ham and family. Her great-grandchil- dren, Megan, Lyndsie and Denny Gra- ham were on spring break from school. Merle and Ruth Roe's son, Ralph Roe and wife, Grand Junction, Colo., have been visiting them and also have called on Charlotte Roe. Guests of Opal Lamb were her son, James, and grandson, Tyler, Clearwater. Jessca and Devon Freeman were visiting grandparents, Dale and Jeanne, during spring break. Sunday a picnic and a family baseball game was held in Salina. Jewell County Ambulance report March 20: residence, Mankato, to Jewell County Hospital; scene of acci- dent to Jewell County Hospital to Salina Regional Health Center to Jewell County Hospital. March 21: Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital to Jewell County Hospital; Jewell County Hos- pital to Good Sanmritan Hospital, Kear- ney; Jewell County Hospital to Mitch- ell County Hospital. March 22: Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital; Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital; Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital. March 23: Jewell County Hospital to Mitchell County Hospital to Jewell County Hospital; Webster County Hospital to Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney. Managing your money course A course, "How to Manage Your Money," by Larry Burkett, a Christia~ financial advisor, will be taught by Pastor Neolin Taylor. This will take place at First Baptist Church, Man- kate, Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m., starting April 2. Olive Hill Church hosts singsplration Sunday night the Burr Oak Minis- terial Alliance Singspiration was held at Olive Hill Church. Special music was furnished by the Northbranch Quartet, vocal duet by Rita Blauvelt and Marie Pinson, vocal duet by Rite Blauvelt and Lynn Wilton, and vocal solos by Erma Dillon and Janice McCutcheon. Gertrude Hancock presented a read- rag. 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