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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Page 2 OBITUARIES COURT NEWS Avis Nicklasson Funeral service for Avis Nicklasson were held January 30, 2017 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in New Ulm with Pastor David Nissen officiating. Burial was in the Linden Lutheran Cemetery in Linden Township, Brown County. To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfla.org Avis, 92, of New Ulm died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Avis L. Boeck was born on July 23, 1924 in Westbrook to Henry and Anna (Steinhoff) Boeck. On March 4, 1945 she was united in marriage to Gordon Nicklasson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Westbrook. Avis worked a variety of jobs while liv- ing in California. They moved to New Ulm to be closer to their families. She was an active member in her church. Avis was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in New Ulm, Ladies Aid at church, and quilter's group. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Nicklasson of Dallas, TX; granddaughter, Breanna Nicklasson of Dallas, TX; sister, Lois Acampora of New Haven CT; brother, James Boeck of New Ulm; nieces; and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Gordon Nicklasson; and a brother, Delmar Boeck. Jean Beek A gathering of friends and family for Jean Beck was held Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Emblom Brermy Funeral Service, Little Falls, MN. A graveside service was held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls, MN that afternoon. A memorial service for Jean was held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Immanuel Baptist Church, Westbrook, MN. Jean, 90, of Pillager, MN formerly of Westbrook, MN died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Riverside Assisted Living in Pillager, MN. Jean was born August 7, 1926 in Sibley, IA to the late Arnold and Emma (Goedtke) Klinkkammer. She grew up and attended school in Sibley, IA. She was united in marriage to Arnold Beck on February 23, 1945 in Sibley, IA. The couple made their home in Sibley from 1945 until 1947. In 1947, the couple moved to Westbrook, MN where they resided until moving to Pillager, MN in 2015. Jean worked at the following businesses: Fingerhut in Windom, MN and as a cook at the Good Samaritan Home in Westbrook, MN. She farmed with her husband, Amie for 41 years near Westbrook. She was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the VFW Auxiliary in Westbrook. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking and spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband Arnold "Arnie" Beck of Pillager, MN; daughters, Cindy (Chuck) Brey of Cushing, MN, Lanette (Mark) Tracy of Oxford Junction, !A, S heila (Keith) Ruka of Kerkhoven, MN; brother-in-law, Henry VanDrunen of Sibley, IA; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, June VanDrunen and a granddaughter, Melanie Ruka. ! .... I ii iii Q: What options are A: Yes. You can purchase a available for staying over- fuelwood permit to harvest night at Minnesota state firewood from a state for- parks in the winter? est from your local DNR A: Some state parks and Forestry office. Firewood recreation areas have camp- harvesting is generally lim- sites available for winter ited to cutting only dead camping, often with elec- wood that is already lying tricity. If you're looking for on the ground in desig- warmer accommodations, nated areas of the forest. heated camper cabins are Fuelwood permits can be another option. Camper issued for up to 12 cords cabins have bunk beds and per year per household, and mattresses -just bring your are intended for personal own sleeping bags or blan- use only. kets. Some state parks and Availability and cost of recreation areas also offer fuelwood permits varies all-season yurts or guest some depending on local houses, and Itasca State markets and demand, and Park has modem suites, so it's a good idea to check For more information, or with your Forestry office to make reservations, visit ahead of time to see what www.mndnr.gov/parkfind- opportunities there are. er. Office locations can be - Amy Barrett, infor- found on the DNR website mation officer, Minnesota at www.dnr.state.mn.us/ state parks and trails areas/forestry/index.htrnl. - Jeff Busse, DNR timber Q: Can I harvest firewood sales program coordinator from state forests to heat my home? Dorothy Bernice (Fellman) Peterson Memorial services for Dorothy Bemice (Fellman) Peterson will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www. stephensfuneralservice.com. Dorothy B. Peterson, 98, of Westbrook went home to be with her Lord on January 30, 2017 at Westbrook Good Samaritan Care Center. Dorothy Bernice (Fellman) Peterson was born December 2, 1918 in Pipestone, Minnesota to Benjamin and Minnie (McBroom) Fellman. She grew up in Pipestone and graduated from Pipestone High School. Dorothy attended Mankato Commercial College becoming a bookkeeper/secretary. She moved to Westbrook and worked at various businesses until 1950 when she accepted the position as secretary at Westbrook Public Schools which she held for 45 years until retiring. Dorothy was the beloved wife of Leonard Peterson for 53 years. She enjoyed reading books, doing puzzles, playing cards, and knitting. Dorothy was also a musically talented person who played the piano, violin, and viola. She was a congregant of the Westbrook Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include her two sons Gilmore (Karen) Peterson and their three children, and Darrell (Janice) Peterson and their four children; her 14 great grandchildren; as well as many other rela- tives and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, and brother Lloyd Fellman. Ida Alice Rudisill Funeral services for Ida Alice Rudisill were held February 4, 2017 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD. Burial was at Greenhill Cemetery, Alexandria, SD. Ida, 92, of Westbook, MN died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Westbrook Nursing Home. Ida Alice Rudisill was born on March 26, 1924 to Oscar & Gunhild (Pederson) Bakke in rural Westbrook Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota. She was baptized in Amo Lutheran Church and confirmed in Bethany Lutheran Church in Storden. She attended Dist. 58 school grades 1 - 8, then went to Storden High School graduat- ing in 1942. After graduation she worked near home for 1 year and then attended and graduated from Glenwood Hills Nursing School in 1 year and worked there for another year before going to California to work at a hospital there. She signed up for a Cadet Nursing School attending it for 3 years in Phoenix. She continued to work in Phoenix were she met Aaron (Bob). He was working for an ambulance and mortuary service and later became a banker. Ida and Bob loved to work on and restore old cars including a Model T and a Maxwell which they chauffeured Jack Benny to a concert in Phoenix. They loved to travel overseas and also in their motorhome after retirement. Ida moved back to Minnesota in January 2014 to be with family. Survivors include her sister, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Steen of Westbrook, MN., good friend, Frank Vanderdmeersch from Northport, New York, whom they also sponsored for importation to the US. Frank followed Bob's footsteps by also choosing a banking career. A host of nieces, nephews and friends/- Preceding her in death were her husband Aaron (Bob), her parents, siblings - Agnes Bock, Peder Bakke, Effie Liesche, and Marie Arnesen. Jan. 27 - Feb. 3, 2017 Speeding: $225.00 Sergey G. Koshelev, Bellevue, WA Seat belt violation: $110.00 - Bruce J. Beeck, Fulda, MN Vehicle registration/per- mit/plates required: $115.00 - Kristopher A. Menken, Mt. Lake, MN Driving after revoca- tion: $285.00- Sara A. Drummbode, Mankato, MN; Oumou K. Sow, Brooklyn Park, MN DWh $710.00 - Reid B. Miller, Storden, MN, Local confinement: 90 days, stayed 88 days for 1 yr, credit for time served, 2 days; super- vised probation 1 yr; com- plete chemical assessment, pay for and complete chemi- cal use assessment and fol- low recommendations; attend MADD impact panel; remain law-abiding; $610.00 - Rose M. Stubbe, Westbrook, MN, Local confinement: 90 days, stayed 90 days for 1 yr; remain law-abiding; no alco- hol/controlled substance use; chemical dependency evalu- ation for indeterminate; supervised probation 1 yr; $865.00 - Robert A. Cutshall, Windom, MN, Local con- finement: 365 days, stayed for 2 yrs; supervised proba- tion 2 yrs; complete chemi- cal assessment, pay for and complete chemical use assessment within 60 days and follow recommendations of assessment; $1,115.00 - Juan R. Llamas Vela, Okabena, MN, local confme- ment - 360 days, stayed 270 days for 360 days credit for time served 4 days; super- vised probation 360 days; home electronic monitor 60 days; complete chemical assessment, pay for and complete chemical use assessment within 60 days and follow recommendations of assessment Driver who is not owner must later produce proof of ins: $285.00 Alexis J. Smith, Windom, MN Drugs possess/sale small amount of marijua- na: $50.00 - Sara A. Drummbode, Mankato, MN Drug - 5th degree: $485.00 - Michael J. Bushey, Windom, MN, local confine- ment - 4 days; unsupervised probation 2 yrs; complete chemical assessment, pay for and complete chemical use assessment within 60 days and follow recommendations Disorderly conduct: $385.00 - Damien R. Miller, Storden, MN, local confine- ment: stayed 90 days for 90 days; supervised probation 1 yr; remain law-abiding; domestic abuse evaluation, domestic violence inventory within 60 days; $185.00 - Daniel D. Dzuris, Windom, MN; $285.00 - Jennifer J. Petersen, Windom, MN, local confinement - stayed 90 days for 1 yr; supervised probation 1 yr; domestic abuse evaluation; follow rec- ommendations of evaluation; compete chemical assess- ment and follow recommen- dations; chemical assess- ment and follow recommen- dation; chemical dependency evaluation/treatment and fol- low recommendations; attend AA; anger manage- ment; stress management Threats of violence: $685.00 - Griffith A. Masolia, Windom, MN, supervised probation 5 yrs; no contact with victim(s); do not enter victim's residence; complete chemical assess- ment, abide be recommenda- tions; no alcohol/controlled substance use; write letter of apology; domestic abuse evaluation, and abide by rec- ommendations; remain law- abiding; no possession of alcohol or drugs; credit of 126 days of jail Theft: $385.00 - Khounthong Soutthivong, Bingham Lake, MN, Local conf'mement - stayed 90 days for 1 yr; supervised proba- tion 1 yr ASK A TROOPER BY TROY CHRISTIANSON Question: We cameupon aing more than one vehicle line of three cars all going at a time, it is not recom- 50 MPH. There was a long mended. stretch of open road for If it is safe to pass, make several miles so I passed sure the pass is completed in all three without return- a legal passing zone and that ing to my lane. My friend you are able to see and judge questioned the legality. It is the speed of. approaching legal to pass more than one vehicles and vehicles you are vehicle at a time? passing. Answer: You can pass The law says the driver of more than one vehicle on the a vehicle overtaking another left as long as it is done in vehicle shall pass to the left a safe manner. Even though at a safe distance and not there is no law against pass- return to the right side until safely clear of the other vehi- Please use good judge- cle. ment and ask yourself if In 2009, the Minnesota passing a vehicle or vehicles legislature created a passing is really worth the risk of exemption providing for an injury or death in the event increased speed limit when of a crash. How much time passing another vehicle. The are you really saving getting legislature increased the to your final destination? speed limit by ten miles per You can avoid a ticket hour over the posted speed - and a crash - if you sim- limit when the driver: ply buckle up, drive at safe *Is on a two-lane highway speeds, pay attention and of with one lane for each direc- course, drive sober. Help tion of travel, us drive Minnesota Toward *Is on a highway with a Zero Deaths. posted speed limit equal to If you have any questions or greater than 55 miles per concerning traffic related hour. laws or issues in Minnesota, *Is overtaking and passing send your questions to another vehicle traveling in Trp. Troy Christianson the same direction. Minnesota State Patrol Once you. have safely at 2900 48th Street NW, passed, you are required to Rochester MN 55901- reduce your speed below or 5848. or reach him at, Troy. at the posted speed limit as Christianson@state.mn.us. soon as possible. e . e e & area subscibers & readers A drop box for various news items is located at the... Bubai Food Store 507-859-2160 For your convenience there is a toll-free number at our Westbrook Office 'ive Inn 1-800-410-1859 If you have questions or would like to place an ad or order printing please call the above number. Area news briefs Fulda Free Press - Several residents and landowners in the Shetek and Holly Townships con- necting to County Ditch #22 met with the Murray County Board of commissioners recently. On the agenda of the board was the acceptance of a petition for improvement and the appointment of the engineer Bill Helget ofBolton & Menk. Helget will make a preliminary survey within 30 days regarding the project. The board approved the hiring of the engineer. Lamberton News - As of February 1, 2017 Marci Jensen became the new interim pastor to serve Bethany-Storden and Trinity-Jeffers. Jensen grew up on a farm near Creighton, NE and received her Bachelor's degree from Midland University in Fremont, NE. She received a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Theology degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Murray County News - Relay for Life of Murray County was awarded the Community Engagement Award at the 2017 Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. Those Receiving the award were: Amy Hoffman, Linda Tobias and Janet Voges. The award is given to an event that successfully implements activities that positively impact participation in the Relay for Life" event. Tracy Headlight Herald - The Tracy City Council has tabled an animal permit application from Jennifer Roach and Chris Plott that would allow them to continue to keep more than the maximum number of dogs that are allowed by city ordinance. They seek to keep 15 dogs at their home. Before deciding on the permit application, they will be subject to a home inspection by Police Chief Jason Lichty. Mayor Ferrazzano indicated to Plott that he would be supportive of the 15-dog permit, if the police inspection didn't turn up any problems. Windom Citizen - It was standard for Windom Area High School back in the 1970s and '80s, to hold Homecoming and Winterfest coronation on Friday moming during the school day. And now, WAHS is going back to that plan -- at least for this year. Queen candidates are Sami Bartelt, Valeria Cendejas, Eliza Ford, Emily Hormig. Madison Maras and Hallie Will. King candidates are Jae Carlson, Dalton Haken, DJ Hauglid, Jesse Pigman, Yanick Tade and Ryan Zamzow.