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Phone 402-463-1466 Phone 402-743-2255 22-10-tfc in ii CHEYENNE LODGE Nursing Home A "home away from home" tier • Short or Long term stay • Adult day care • In-house or Out-palienl therapy , Hospice • Respite care • 24-Hour prol?ssi0nat nursing slafl Modem, quiet environment 716 Cedar, Jamestown, Kan., (785) 439-6211 Superior Center part-time 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on 6-2 shift, one to ~g 20-28 hours a contact Brenda iperior 402-879-4791 An Equal Employment opportunity Employer M-F-Vet-Handicap 24-Real Estate 320 ACRES, EAST of Esbon, 245 acres cropland, balance grass, on a good road. Call Raymond Bott Realty and Auction, Washington, Kan., web site: bottrealtyauction.com, 785-325- 2734. 24-14-eow4c SUPERIOR ACREAGE with three houses for sale. Call 785-647-5991 or 785-647-6741 after dark. 24-13-fie 36-Thank you I WOULD like to thank everyone who helped me celebrate my 90th birth- day with invitations, cards and gifts. Russell Thomas. 36-20-1p THANK YOU, Susan Braderick and Gall Miller, for your support of the Wint Smith Memorial Armory. Kim Loomis. 36-20- lc FOR RENT Cose to downtown. One bedroom apartments for ove'r 62 or handicapped. HUD Section 8 assistance. Utilities included (except phone). JEWELL APARTMENTS 107 S Lincoln ~ol Jewell, KS 66949 '~'~a;~'I 785-428-3613, M-W-F, 8-1214.,01 l Formoso By Elaine Clark A former Formoso resident, Gerry Osborne, died May 10. Services were Friday at the Formoso Community Chprch. Tony Patrick, Salina and Gene Clark visilcd Joyce Patrick. Visitors of Brad Keeler were Delno Reed, Concordia, and Nelson and Mema Keeler,Mankato. Nancy Howell, Gloria Massey, Cli fford Massey, Britanny Massey and Robert and Ada Grimm were visitors of Kenny and Becky Huber. Jane Belt joined them Sunday. Chad Osborne, Shawnee, and Bret Osborne, Manhattan, visited Paul and Vickie Osborne. Vida Bowman, Re- public,joined them Sunday and stayed overnight. Tina Johnson and Tanya, Sterling, were guests of Jeff and Brenda Koster. Tanya stayed overnight with her grand- parents, Carl and Maxine Studer. Alden and Darla Joy and Wade, Belleville, were supper guests of Clint and Betty Reynolds. Roger and Kay Zimmer and Dennis and Dinina Uglow had supper at Simpson. Tanya Buser, Mankato, visited Gerald and Margaret Morrell and Royce and brought Margaret a Mother's Day rose. Renee Holmes, Hesston, was a weekend guest of Forrest Dempsey. Visiting Saturday were Billy and Amy Younts, Ethan and Malt;at, Hesston; Virginia Alexander, Esbon; Newell and Doris Alexander, Mankato; Maxine Dempsey, Montrose; Floyd and Sue Adams, Warren, Ore., and Dan and Lynn Dempsey. Weekend guests of Jim and Nancy Howell and Matt were Jim Weir, Bro- ken Arrow, Okla., and Mike and Mel- issa Herrman, Jacob and Ashley, Great Bend. They attended Matt's gradua- tion at Mankato and reception for fam- il2t at the senior center. Sunday visitors were Bruce and Glenda Stafford,Kevin and Cassie, Jeweli. Wayne and Rita Allen, Patty Pill ard, Salina, and Tracy Pillard, Lawrence, were guests of Rick and Stacy Allen, Alyssa, Ashley and Analisa, Lee's Sumit, Me. Joe and AmandaBrown and Tristyn were guests of Frances Brown,Great Bend, and David and Karen Brown, Justin and Jason, Lamed. Dee Falk attended the state bowling tournament at Kansas City with a Man - kato team. Tyler Dunstan, Matt Howell, Royce Morrell, Felecia Peters and Luke Roush graduated from Mankato High School May 10. Mindy Dunstan and Leah Dunham, was a lunch guest. Jim Wier, Broken Manhattan, Becky Fleming, Topeka~ ..... c~v,, v;,.;,d c .... ,,,, ,4,,~, and Russell Dunstan were Saturday,,-- ml/tlw, ,Jixla., ISlL~U OatUtUOty alUK.~I" " ' . , noon. Sunday guests were Dan an~s of.Steve and L,orelta Dunstan JanetHiger, Travis, Tycen and Mason, and Tyler. They attended Tyler's Mankato. graduation at Mankato and the recep- Formoso Senior Citizens met May /5. Phyllis Hurd and Jane Pauls were guests. Betty Thompson spoke on senior citizen seams. Ann Keeler was a Monday after- noon visitor of Henry and Mary Stoles, Court land. Richard and Nancy Spiegel returned home after a visit with Steve and Judy Francis, Chris and Carrie, Willmington, 111. Supper guests of Mike Peters and Dorothy Sjolander were Scott and Alice Sjolander, Pennsylvania, Alvin and Jo Sjolander and Evelyn Sjolander, Scan- dia. lvah Lea Payne was a Wednesday and Thursday guest of AI andJulia West, Topeka. Dan and Lynn Dempsey took Forrcst Dcmpscy and Marr Dempsey, Mankato, to supper at Mankato. Visitors of Robert and Ada Grimm were Greg and Sheri McCollough, Amanda, Kelsey and-Sabrina, Deer Park, Wash. Becky Huber and Gloria visited them. Wednesday eveningguests of Steve and Jan;lie Spiegel, Zach, Ryan and Jacob, were Frank and Nadine Railsback, Mankato, and Richard and Nancy Spiegel. They celebrated Ryan's seventh birthday. Ryan cel- ebrated his birthday Friday evening at a skating party with his classmates. Several boys stayed overnight. George and Nadine Balch went to Wichita to meet their daughter, Bar- bara San, Farmville, Va., who arrived lbr a visit. Ann Keeler and Katherine Grimes, Mankato, were shopping in Concordia Friday. Lonnie and Sheila Myers, Jeweli, were visitors of Robert and Ada Grimm. Evelyn Sjolander, Scandia, visited Dorothy Sjolander. Cindy Kimes, Harrison, Ark., and Curt and Jodi Free and Anika, Salina, are visiting Ben and Shirley Free. Bob and Becky Roush, Luke and Sammy, Storage for Rent 10 x 26 - $45 per month 10 x 20 - $40 per month 10 x 10 - $35 per month 6 x 7 - $20 per month or $200 per year Phone 402-279-2415 FULL-TIME" EMPLOYMENT • lncentivez" • ReliremenI • flealtb Insurance Contact Bill Burgess or Phone: 785-378-3116 Midway Co-op Mankato Elevator Vehicle of the Week 1999 Plymouth Voyager SE, V-6, automatic, 4-door, power . windows and locks, 82.000 miles. Excellent condition[ Hayes Auto Sales Superior, Neb. - (402) 879°4439 Todd • 402-87__._.___9-3860 Calvin • 402-879-3138 iiiiiii i IIII tion at the VFW for family and friends. Gerald and Margaret Morrell and Chrystal Massey, Clifford and Brit- tany, attended Royce MorrelP s gradu- ation at Mankato. Joe and Mary Peters and Tiffany, Evelyn Johnson, Courtland, Eddie and Niki Peters and Brian Gordanier at- tended Felecia Peters' graduation at Mankato, Heaven Peters, Tanya and Tamika, Norton, visited Joe, Mary, Felecia and Tiffany on Sunday. Attending Luke Roush's gradua- tion at Mankato and reception at the fire station were Bob and Becky Roush and Sammy, Ben and Shirley Free, Elsie Roush and friend, Nebraska City; -, Ron and Shelly Roush, St. Joseph, Mo., Rich and Susan Roush, Jordan and Danielle, Courtland, Cindy Kimes, Harrison, Ark., and Curt and Jodi Free and Anika, Salina. Pastor Bob and Janet Elwell and Don and Ruth Fleming attended the Mankato High School graduation. Saturday evening barbecue guests of James and Shelly Haskins, Corey and Kyle, were Wade and Rita Cross, Jason, Payton and Dylan, Jamestown. Dale and Ivah Hoard and Roger and Kay Zimmer were supper guests of Guy and Deanna Mitchell, Crystal and Trenton. Bob and Ardyth Triplett, Venango, Neb., were guests of Richard and Nancy Spiegel. Ronald and Iva Lea Payne were guests of Randy and Kim Shadduck, Haleigh and Tyler, Mankato. Bill and Connie Smith and Van and Phyllis Smith, Mankato, had dinner at Superior. Guests of Vera Reed were Jack and Nancy Higbee, Michael Higbee, Court- land, and Jeannea Higbee, Scandia. Jeff and Brenda Koster took Carl and Maxine Studer, and Cecil and Martha Koster,Cawker City, out" for dinner at Mankato. Guests of Jackie and Jovena Ander- son were Dennis and Dinina Uglow, and Dan Jensen, JoAnna and Jackie, Courtland. Roger and Kay Zimmer, Brian and Kim Joerg, Jordan, McKenzie, Allie and Sydney, and Bev Hall, Courtland, had dinner at Belleville. Steve and Janelle Spiegel, Zach, Ryan and Jacob, Jeff Railsback, Gardner, and Julie Railsback, Kansas City, Mo., were guests of Frank and Nadine Railsback, Mankato. Rick Hudson was a guest of Jim and Carol Teeter at Marquette, and Bar- bara Hudson was a guest of her dad, Jim Douglas at Lyons. Guests of Dale and Ivah Hoard were Larry and Connie Snodgrass, Orleans, Neb.; Brian and Shawn Hegemann and Wyatt, Oxford, Neb.; Tracie Ford and Jordan, Phillipsburg; Justin and Susan Sly and Kayla, Belleville; and Guy and Deanna Mitchell, Crystal and Trenton. Clint and Betty Reynolds were guests of Dan and Mary Reyfiolds and Dustin. Guests of Kendall and Sandy Nelson, Jared and Jason, were Marvin and Ila Nelson, Dean and Maxine Hall and Debbie Harris and Laura, all of Superior; Ed Hall and Josh, Panama, Neb., Lisa Nelson, Mankato, and Todd • Goodheart, Lucas. Gloria Massey, Clifford Massey, and Candy Massey, Bruce and Lillie, Hardy, were guests of Robert and Ada Grimm. Nelson and Merna Keeler, Man- kato, were visitors of Ann Keeler. Sunday afternoon visitors of Lisa McFarlane, Jamie and Alexis, were Bob McFarlane and Mike Guzik and Ashley. They celebrated Jamie' s i 3th birthday. It' s surprising what a public speaker will say to gain publicity. Northbranch By Ruth Glover The scripture for the pastor's Mother's Day sermon was taken from Proverbs 31. Joyce McNichols read some thoughts and a poem about Moth- ers. The special music was a solo by Nadine Guise who accompanied her- self on the piano. The large number of visitors in the service included Walter and Mary Dillon, Lebanon; Tom and Sherry Wallace~ and family, Salina; Jenelle Heir and boys, Littleton, Colo.; Quinton and Waneta Brown, Salina; Marcia Robertson, Fayetteville, N.C.; Paul and Kathy Chapman and family, Wichita; and Mim Johnson, Lindsborg. A large crowd attended the open house for the birthday of Winnie McNichols Saturday at the church an- nex. All her children, most of her grandchildren, two sisters, and many other relatives and friends were present to wish her many more happy birth- days. Jenelle Heir, Taylor and Conner, were weekend guests of her parents, Kermit and Loyce Jeffery, and attended the graduation ceremony at Mankato Saturday where her nephew, Ross Jeffery, was a graduate. Larry and Jean Meyer, Clovis, Ca- lif., visited her sister, Betty Wallace andhusband. Tom and Sherry Wallace, Joel, Sarah, and Shannon, Salina, came Saturday. Glen and Patsy Warner were dinner guests of Tim and Wanda W~'ner at~d Allison. Curtis and Marilyn Je ffery attended the graduation parties lbr Ross Jeffery and Landon Winslow after commence- ment in Mankato Saturday. LaVae and Ruth GIover visited Lillian Stansbury in Superior. The family of Curtis and Marilyn Jeffery gathered at the Cregg Jeffery home in Mankato for a dinner and celebration. (Last week) Erma Dillon was greeter and ushers were Glen Warner, Brad Jeffery, and Tim Warner. The pastor's sermon was about Peter and all the bad and good things he did. Linda Arrants read a poem entitled "Why Me, Lord?" Sun- day evening baccalaureate was held at B urr Oak for the seniors at White Rock. Friends Women will meet Thurs- day at the church. Lonnie Buckley is hostess and'Patty Bird is in charge of the program. Pastors Ken and Lila Smith were gone to attend Pastor's Retreat at Branson, Mo., the past week. Double K Club met at Mankato for lunch with 13 present. Hostesses were Beth Jeffery and Joyce McNichols. This will be the last meeting until fall. Allison Warner had her tonsils out and home from school last week. . Glen and Betty Wallace hb, ve a new grandson, born April 24. His name is Samuel Christian and his parents are Brian and Cindy Wallace, Hastings. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Sun- day afternoon his family visited his grandparents. Tim Warner spent some time in the hospital last weekend but is home now. Calvin and Faye Burrous, Greeley, Colo., were here Thursday evening and stayed overnight at "Lizzie's House." They were supper guests of John and Erma Dillon and visited with LaVae and Ruth Glover. She is a Dillon cousin and interested in Dillon genealogy. Angle Holzmeister and Mattie, Oakley, visited her mother, Lonnie Buckley, and attended the Mother- Daughter Banquet with her. Curtis and Marilyn Jeffery visited Clay and Connie Shulda in Cuba Sun- day and Marilyn attended the Mother- Daughter luncheon with Connie. Jewell By Roberta Holdren Jewell Senior Citizens will meet tomorrow (Friday) at noon with a pot luck dinner. Bring a covered dish and join the group. Charla Monty, Glen Elder visited her,parents, Charles and Roberta Holdren. USD 279 Seniors left on the senior trip Saturday morning. Several people in the Jewell Apart- ment received flowers for mothers day. Opal and Richard Brandon visited Irene Goff and Ronnie Russell. Pastor Terry and Mary Mayhew, Trinity United Methodist Church, Jew- ell, and Montrose United Methodist Church are being transferred to Plains, Kan. No replacement has been an- nounced. A party honoring Bud and Jean Bodens' anniversary was Saturday at the Jewell Community Center. Gerald and Marie McAtee held a gathering Saturday to celebrate the first birthday of their great-grandson, Dalton McMillan. Attending were Bruce and Cindy Barrett, Wichita, the Lee McMillan family and Jerod McMillan and friend, Megan, all of Glasco. Charles and Roberta Holdren were guests at the home of Carl Thompson and Quanita and Zoe Williams, Man- hattan. Club members pick up trash JuniOr Clio Club met May 5 to pick up trash around town. Hostesses for the meeting were Alice Kinsey and Tracy Walker. A thank you was received from the After Prom committee. Members are to deliver Meals on Wheels the week of May 26. Several names have been suggested for new members to be voted on at the September meeting. The Girl and Boy Scouts assisted the women picking up trash through- out town. Livestock group hosts annual event The annual meeting of the Jewell County Livestock Association was May 6 in Mankato. Twenty-five mem- bers and guests attended the steak sup- per and meeting. Roger Rightmeier, president, wel- comed the producers and introduced the evenings speaker. Mike Schuitz, executive director, Kansas Cattleman s Association presented information on the USDA's COOL (country of origin labeling) program which will begin in September 2004. Schultz emphasi2~ed the importance of producer inputs to the USDA as far as comments and suggestions. He also stressed the im- portance of the program's importance as making sure the consumer is in- formed as to the origin of the meat which relates to many safety factors. Jewell County Extension Agent Gary Tordrup gave a brief overview of many current issues occurring in Jew- ell County. Pasture conditions tbllow- ing last years drought, insect problems and environmental issues were dis- cussed. During the business meeting Sandy Korb, Burr Oak, and Robert Bonjour, Formoso, were reelected to the board of directors. Officers elected are Roger Rightmeier, president; Terry McCutcheon, vice president; Dave Warne, secretary-treasurer. Scott Greene, Don Simmelink, Joe Eilert, and Jerry Voboril represent the bal- ance of the board of directors. Sponsors for the meeting included Jewell County Livestock Association and K-State Research and Extension. Helping sponsor the meal were Jewell County Veterinary Clinic, The Animal Hospital (Superior), Jewell, Randall, and Kackley Coop and Midway Coop. Courthouse News Jewell County I ii Traffic LuPas Neilson, Salina, DUI, 20 hours community seryice, 8 hours al- cohol and drug school, successfully complete four outpatient alcohol and drug counseling sessions within six months. James L. Peteete, Hays, speeding 80/65, fined $119. Stephan P. Cote, Denison, Iowa, speeding 7 !/60. Dale L. Fischer, Doniphan, Neb., speeding 68/55, fined $107. Aaron T. LaCoe, Beloit, overweight 2,000 Ibs./2-5 axles, fined $209. Lucas R. Roush, Formoso, exhibi- tion of speed, fined $109. Tyrell A. Slate, Jewell, speeding 85/55, fined $239. David S. Pruitt, Beloit, overweight 3,800 Ibs., fined $249. Accidents May 7 at approximately 6:15 p.m., in an alley between Lincoln St. and Center St., Mankato, Autumn Loomis, Mankato, driver a 1987 Plymouth reg- istered to Marvin E. Loomis, was head- ing north when she drove to close to the right side and hit a telephone box. Damages over $500. Accident inves- tigated by Alley. No injuries. May 8 at approximately 6 p.m., on a Jewell county road 3.5 miles south from US 36, Joseph Eilert, Jewell, driv- ing a 1997 Buick, hit a deer. Accident investigated by Baird. Damages over • $500. No injuries. May 8 at approximately 6:15 p.m. on W. Main St.,42 feet west from High Street in Mankato, Kathleen I. Jeffery, Burr Oak, driving a 1993 Jeep was backing out of adrive and backed into a 2002 GMC registered to Elaine M. Heskett, Mankato. No injuries. Acci- dent investigated by Baird. Damages over $500. Register of Deeds Mitchie Woerner and Cheryl Woemer toCheryl Woemer. Lot4 and the E I/2 of Lot 5, in Block 46, in the original townsite of the City of Man- kato. Duane Reiners and Linda L. Reiners to Howard L. Renschler and Mark E. Renschler. NW I/4 of Section 27, Township 2S, Range 6W. The State Exchange Bank, a Kan- sas banking corporation; by and through its Executive Vice-President Philip A. Menhusen to Curtis Eilenz and Racheal Ellenz. Lots 10, I!, 12 in Block 4, original townsite of the City of Randall. Criminal State of Kansas vs. Mike Pickett, Mankato, insufficient funds check. State of Kansas vs. Todje Aqarian. Warrant for being a fugitive from jus- tice. The: State of Kansas vs. Ronald Eugene Moore, Downs. Felony theft. The State of Kansas vs. Darrell E.~ Lapaille, Mankato. Giving a worth- less check. The State of Kansas vs. Virgil Adam Simerley II, Downs. Felony theft. Probate Estate ol' Willard E. Johnson, de- ceased. Estate of Riley Glenn Jones, de- ceased. Order lbr hearing on petition for Probate of Will and notice of credi- tors. Ionia Dinner guests of Glenna Reling, Cawker City, were Gayla Hobson, Wood River, Neb.; Robin and Madi- son Jehorek, Brule, Neb.; Megan, Colton and Stevie Marie May, Supe- rior, Neb.;Ron and DianeCoad, Salina; David and Kim Coad and boys, Bennington; Gerald and Jacqueline Boyles, Burr Oak; Dick and Gloria Schlaefli; Elizabeth Schlaefli, Marga- ret Coad and Venda Reling, all of Cawker City. Dan Reling and boys, Beloit, were afternoon visitors. Dick and Gloria Schlaefli attended the birthday open house tbr Winifred McNichols at Northbranch and Landon Winslow's graduation open house. Obituarie Freddie Bryant Freddie Harolyn Bryant, 57, died May 7 at his home in Mankato. He was born Feb. I I, 1946, at Lib- erty, Ky., to Wallace and Thelma Bryant. Fred attended Lincoln, II1., grade school and community high school. He married Judy Watkins March !, 2003, at Mankato. He was a truck driver. His hobbies included restoring old cars and motor- cycles. Fred was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Eddie Colwell. Surviving besides his wife, Man- kato, are three daughters, Brenda Bryant, Toni;a, III.; Dawn Phillips and Lindsey LaFrance, both of Lincoln, II14 three sons, Joe Watkins, Mankato; James Gardner, Chester, Neb.; and Ja- son Watkins, Beloit; two sisters, J. Carolyn Slack, Lincoln, II1., Mary Colwell, Elmwood, II1.; three brothers, Lynn Bryant and Donnie Bryant; Lin- coln, I!1.; Tom Colwell, Georgetown, Texas; his mother, Thelma Adams, Lincoln, III.; si x grand;hi Idren and four great-grandchildren. A memorial celebration was May 10 at i p.m. at the Church of Christ, Belvidere, Neb., with Pastor Thaddeus Hinkle officiating. Military rites were performed by United States Army Honor Guard, Fort Riley. Melby Mor- tuary, Mankato, was in charge of ar- rangements. Geraldine Osborne Geraldine Osborne, 78, the'daugh- ter of John and Mae (Hobson) Bouray,, was born March 20, 1925, in Republic County, Kan. She died Monday, May 5, 2003, at Superior Good Samaritan Center, Superior. She married Clare Wesley Osbom#, June 17, 1945, at Neosho, Mo. To this union four children were born: Joan Elaine, Paul Wesley, Judy Arlene and Lisa Doreen. Gerry was a devoted wife. mother and homemaker. She was precepted in death by her parents; her husband; siblings, Genevieve Hull, Vivian Kintigh and Richard Bouray; and a grandson, Eric Birrell. Survivors include herchildren: Mrs. Greg Birrell (Joan), Republic; Paul Osborne, Formoso; Judy Hamei, Nor- folk; Mrs. Tom Coyne (Lisa), Kansas City, Kan.; brothers, Lawrence and Wilmer Bouray, Courtland; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchil- dren. Services were Friday, May 9, 10 a.m., at the Formoso Community. Church. The Rev. Robert Elwell offi- ciated. Burial was in Webber Cem- etery. Williams Funeral Home, Supe- rior, was in charge of arrangements: Memorials were established for Marannatha Bible Camp, North Platte, and Formoso Community Church. ~Paid Obituary Orema Pitts , Orema Pitts, 67, died May I I at the Mitchell County Hospital, Beloit. Graveside services will be at Jew- ell Cemetery, today (Thursday), at 10 a.m. Visitation will be at the Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell, Wednesday. Bud Platt James Lyle "Bud" Platt, 82, died May 10 at Ottawa County Health Cen- ter, Minneapolis, Kans. He was born June 8, 1920,1our and a half miles east of B urr Oak to Ernest and Golda V. (Lawrence) Platt. He attended Mankato High School and graduated in 1938. He graduated from the National School of Aeronau- tics in Kansas City and moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where he was em- ployed by Douglas Aircraft. On Aug. 2, 1941, he married Marceline Johnson in Santa Monica, Calif. They had two children. Bud served in the United States Air Force from May 27, 1943, to Nov. 12, 1945. Bud and Marceline returned to Kansas in 1948. He entered into a partnership with Gene Johnson to lbrm Johnson and Platt Service Station in Burr Oak, which they operated more than 30 years. He retired on Dec. 3 I, 1979. His hobbies included working in his wood shop, building and refin- ishing furniture. Marcelinediedin 1986 and ~ ,')94 Bud moved to Minneapolis. on leb. 21, 1998, he married Jeane (Callahan) Hemenway in Minneapolis. Bud was a member of the Burr Oak Christian Church, the Masonic Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star, both of Jewell. He also belonged to the Isis Shrine Temple in Salina and the Noon Lions Club of Minneapolis. Bud was preceded in death by his first wife and a sister, Marjorie Headrick. Besides his wi fe, of the home survi- vors include a son, Michael, Manhat- tan; a daughter, Cheryl Adams, Min- neapolis; three step-children, Robert Hemenway, Salina; Dixie Robichaud, Blue Springs, Mo., and Carol Hemenway, Fort Madison, Iowa; two sisters, Wilma Haney, Aztec, N.M., Neita Beth DeMarco, Denver, Colo.; five grand;hi Idren; I 0 step-grandchil- dren; one great-grandchild; and. five step-great-grandchildren. Services were May 13 at the Com- munity Bible ,Church, Minneapolis, 9:30 a.m., and Burr Oak Christian Church, Burr Oak, 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Bob Maria;k, Minneapolis, offi- ciating. Interment was in Btrrr Oak Cemetery, Burr Oak. Arrangements were by Shields Funeral Home, Min- neapolis. Burr Oak Legion women sell poppies Burr Oak American Legion Auxil- iary will sponsor Poppy Day Wednes- day, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.