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Y 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon TOPS lub No. 1336 every Wednesday in the Savior's Lutheran Weigh in from 5:00 - 5:30 meeting from 5:30 - 6:00 Education - Basic English, living skills, preparation for test, etc. taught with learning plans. Classes each Tuesday and Thursday r:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Elementary Computer No fee for classes or For more information Westbrook High School Office 1) or Euniee Christensen, (274-6491). )OK--Game Night be held at the Senior Center, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. Climbers news Springdale Climbers met March 25, 1991 at Twin Apartments. Demonstrations given by Matt and Mesa Matt and Melissa Flesner, Fultz, Justin, Alden Struchen. Project were given by Seth, and Kevin Fultz. Share- was practiced. The Terry served lunch. Submitied by Alison Johnson ,r Home Weekend activities included for Reinie Wahl his birthday on His dinner guests on were Donna, Orvus, Jim Walnut Grove TOPS Walnut Grove TOPS Club No. 1169 will meet each Monday at the Community Building at 6:30 - 6:45 p.m. for weigh-in Meeting from 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. Immunization Clinic at Walnut Grove The Redwood County Public Health Nursing Service will begin conducting an immunization clinic at the Walnut Grove Community Center the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1 3 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling the Nursing Service office at 637-2969. The next clinic will be held on May 28, 1991. Immunizations for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, oral polio, measles, mumps, rubella, and meningitis are given. This includes second dose MMR's for children who are in the seventh grade. Adults may also receive routine tetanus diphtheria boosters which are recommended every ten years. Immunizations are available to anyone who has received their fast vaccination under the supervision of a physician and has not had any allergic reactions to previous vaccines. Four dollars per vaccination is charged. We ask that you bring available immunization records to the immunization clinic. Iona to host "kick off" for Murray County Chemical Abuse Prevention Team The Murray County C.A.P.T. will be "kicking off" a county wide effort to address and combat drug and alcohol abuse in our communities. The kick off will be held Thursday, April 18, at St. Columbia's Hall in Iona. Doors will be open at 7:30 p.m. with a program beginning at 8 p.m. The program will include more information about C.A.P.T. efforts and introduction of C.A.P.T. Coordinator Gayle Davidson, along with an excellent video called "Chemical Health Minnesota" which will be used to generate discussion. The event is open to the public. Coffee and cookies will be served. John Hopper conducted The Murray County proposal to :ly worship service and form a Multidisciplinary Chemical Holy Communion to the Abuse Prevention Team was celebrating awarded $15,000 in grant money birthdays this through the 1991 Governor's Drug Week were John Rupp and Free Schools and Communities Mohr. John's birthday Program. This proposal was one of guests on Sunday were twelve finalists chosen in the state. Mix, Marge R,upp and The goals of the county team Steerer. Lillian s dinner include: 1) To compile information on Monday were Bertha regarding current county Vernice Kuehl of prevention efforts; 2) To assist existing community prevention Council was held----efforts via collaboration, Residents attending were information sharing and goal Lerson, Sidney Nelson, setting; 3) To support and Oiom, Mabel Engen, Hilda encourage programs and activities an, Laurence Klasse, John which reflect the county needs Otto Oiom, Anna Jensen,assessment; 4) To continue to :, Lillian Mohr, Johanna secure funding for county wide Reinie Wahl, Bertha multidisciplinary prevention team Hofer and Jean Bauer. efforts. Pete and the ladies from s Catholic Church Viola Hart honored tony Cednesday. Mass was said q ec. ial program given for the on bn'thday WALNUT GROVE--Friends residents enjoyed another and relatives surprised Viola Hart , un Thursday with the ladies on her 84th birthday on Saturday, astor Marian Johnson from April 13 when a party was held in Lutheran Church. Following her honor at the Plum Creek am, the residents enjoyed Apartments social room. homemade pie. Hostess for the party was teers during the week Violas sister, Vergie Folmer with Carolyn Benson offeringGlenda Zupfer, co-hostess, and and one to one Glen Zupfer, host. Thursday evening, Friends in attendance to wish Grace Jensen, Anna Viola a Happy Birthday and share Mae Kleven assisted the afternoon with her included, Friday moming beauty were Betty Schoborg Anderson. WiU be having a Volunteer Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m. wited to attend. feel welcome. / Bernice Christians Activity Director Lorena Eilefson, Tudy Will, Geneva Benedict, Loretta Larson, Tudy Boe, Wilma Herder, Dorothy Rabe, Faye Hanson, Pat Peterson, Liz Nielsen, Edith Swenson, Marie Storey, Augustina Holt, Arnie Lein, Bill Folmcr, Ardys and Dick Torkelson, and Jan Erickson. :her- Daughter Banquet at I p.m. at at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Westbrook, MN. "Everyone Welcome!" DRIVING CLASS be held for persons 55 years and over. & THURSDAY, MAY 1 & 2 1 - First Class - 1-5 p.m. & 6-10 p.m. 2 - Second Class - 1-5 p.m. & 6-10 p.m. at the Walnut Grove Community Center. Cost of the class is $10.00 per person. You have to attend both 4 hour sessions. All Insurance companies glve a percentage rate on your Insurance premium. In persons will be accepted. To register CAIL Orlyn Wlemer's Olllce 859-2141. Obituaries Donald C. Veroeven Donald C. Veroeven, 69, of Mankato, died Wednesday, April 10, 1991, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital of leukemia. Services were held at 10 a.m Saturday at SS. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church with Father Ted Hottinger officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Veroeven was born August 12, 1921, in Walnut Grove to Cecil and Lillian (Randolph) Veroeven. He attended school in Walnut Grove then was one of the first graduates of Mankato Vocational School. He served for over three years in the Army during World War II and spent nine months in the European Theater. He received the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. He married Madelyn Leifermann on September 24, 1947, at SS. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church. He worked in Minneapolis for four years at World Tool and Engineering Company then returned to Mankato and worked for Mid-Tex until retiring in 1988 He was a member of the V.F.W. and SS. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Madelyn of Mankato; two sons and their wives, Randolph and Sheila of Mankato and Russell and Madeline of North Mankato; one brother, Robert of Walnut Grove; two sisters, Dorothy Schons of Tracy and Kathryn Weinzetl of Currie; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorials can be given to Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital cancer unit Dovray American Legion Auxiliary The Dovray American Legion Auxiliary met at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 1991, at the Dovray Senior Center. We filled in our reports, as they must be in to the DepL by April 15. Pres. Doris Cohrs opened the meeting at 2:30 p.m with 9 members present. We recited the pledge of allegiance to our flag. Chaplain, Sally Peterson, led us in prayer. We stood in silence in memory of our war dead The Preamble to the constitution was recited. The minutes from the last meeting were read by Amy Johnson, Sec. tern. SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, April 17, 1991 / / Malcolm McDonald, IMC official Malcolm B. McDonald, 85, prayer from Second District retired senior vice president and president, Esther Sheepstra's letter director of International Multifoods of the month, and closed our College News Cora Weber attends Youth Convention WALNUT GROVE--Delegates from across the Upper Midwest gathered in Springfield, MN, recently for the 40th Annual Catholic Aid Association Youth Convention. The event was held at St. Raphaers Catholic Church and was hosted by the St. Boniface Catholic Aid Council, of Springfield. Delegates from this area Treasurers report was read and included Cora Weber, daughter of approved as read by Treasurer Johnathon Amundson Mr. and Mrs. Larry Weber, of Ardis Haugen. Delores Schmitt's name was drawn for the door prize, named All-American Revere,wwG Middle7th gradeschool.Student in the A thank you was read for gift of Scholar The purpose of the Catholic Aid money sent to Camp Courage, and The United States AchievementAssociation Youth Convention is al for gift sent toGift shop. Academy announced today that to promote fraternalism and econd District president Johnathon Amundsen has been fellowship among its young newsletter of the month was read named an All-American Scholar. members It also provides an by president Doris. She reminded The USAA has established the opportunity for young members of us to make sure we have our All-American Scholar Award Catholic Aid to actively participate records in on time. in and become better acquainted Second District Convention will Program in order to offer deserved recognition to superior students with the fraternal activities of the be in Pipestone, MMJune7-9. who excel in the Academic Association, said Judy Landwehr, Ruth Rongstad read an article on disciplines. The All-AmericanCatholic Aid fraternal director and Public relations in the newsletter Scholars must earn a 3.3 or better Youth Convention coordinator. by Irene HolmquisL grade point average. Only Scholars With a theme of "Let Your Son A motion was made by Ruth selected by a school instructor, Give Us Light," the convention Rongstad, seconded by Helen counselor, or other qualifiedincluded opening ceremonies, a Iverson, and carried to send $1'5.00 sponsor are accepted. These welcoming address by John J. to the Murray County Hospice scholars are also eligible for other Torborg, Catholic Aid senior vice Association. A congratulation card awards given by the USAA, president and secretary/treasurer, will be sent to Minnie Amundsen, Amundsen, who attends nomination and election of the oldest member of our University of Minnesota, Morris, officers, entertainment, the Auxiliary, for her 94th birthday on was nominated for this National Association's annual Art and Crafts April 15. Award by Mark Fohl, Athletic Contest, prize,dra.wings, and Mass Also a congratulation card to Director. Johnathon will appear in at St. Raphael s Catholic Church, Jason Bakke on his basketball the All-American Scholar with Fr. Darold Lehman, pastor, accomplishments. Chaplain, Sally Peterson, read Directory, which is publishedpresiding. national. The Catholic Aid Youth the closing prayer from "Recognizing and supporting our Convention was presided over by "Reflections" in The National youth is more important than ever Roger Kalthoff, son of Mr. and News. before in American history Mrs. Linus Kalthoff, Albany, MN. We sang the hymn of the month, Certainly, winners of the All- Elected to succeed him as 1991/92 "3Vhispering Hope". American Scholar Awards should Youth Division president was Joel President Doris read a closing be conl ratulattd and appreciated Jennissen, son of John and Donna for thetr dedication to excellence Jennissen, Sauk Centre. and achievement," said Dr. George Catholic Aid is a non-profit Stevens, Executive Director of the fraternal life insurance and benefit United States Achievement organization headquartered in St. Corp died Friday at his meeting. Minneapolis home, apparently of Lunch was served by hostess, heart failure. LuAnn Jackels. He was past chairman of the Publicity chairman Metropolitan YMCA, a former Ruth Rongstad trustee of Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and an honorary trustee of the Minneapolis Beth Gudrias wins 2nd Paul, MN. It has more than 73,000 members throughout the Upper Midwest. Catholic Aid provides life insurance and annuity products to its members and also offers a wide variety of fraternal programs Academy. Johnathon is the son of John and Deanna Amundsen of Westbrook. The grandparents are Don and Eunice Voorhees and Norma Amundsen, all of Morris. and activities to its members. Foundation. McDonald was born and reared place in Spelling Bee These include matching grants for in Walnut Grove, where his father Beth Guddas, 11, of Marshall Senior Nutrition Catholic schools and religious education, college tuition owned a bank. He graduated from earned second place honors in the Services scholarships, helping members in 1991 State Spelling Bee on Carleton College and from Harvard Saturday, April 6th. Gudrias was WALNUT GROVE --- Senior need, social activities and youth ,j University Law School in 1939. He awarded both a medal and a Nutrition Services serving at the programs. worked for what is now the Dorsey plaque. Community Center at 11:30 a.m. & Whitney law firm in spelling bee was held at St. each operating day. Minneapolis for about 11 years Monday, April 22---Nutrition before he joined First BankJohns University in Collegeville. Ed. Pork cutlets, whipped potatoes, Ambulance will be on Thirty students competed in the peas/carrots, sherbeL lis as general counsel spelling bee, which was sponsored He joined International Tuesday. April 23--Beet stew. display Sunday Muitifoods in 1951. At one time, by the Minneapolis Star Tribune cabbage slaw, fresh fruit, biscuit. WALNUT GROVE --- The he was in chalge of the company's newspaper. Wednesday, April 24 -- new ambulance will be on display -. In January, approximately U.S. flour division and later was 280,000 fifth-through eighth grade Meatballs, parsley potatoes,for inspection by the public during carrot/raisin salad, ice cream, the benefit dinner that will be involved in acquisitions and students tested for the spelling bee. Thursday, April 25--- Roast served to help Rob Peterson defray planning He retired in the late Beth earned honors in both her 1960's. turkey, whipped potatoes, green expenses for lukemia treatment. Survivors include his wife, Lucy district and regional competitions, bean bake, mixed fruit sauce. Members of the squad will be Lee Nordquist McDonald; a A sixth-grade student at WestFriday, April 26--Bake sale present to show the new vehicle daughter, Helen McDonald, of Side Elementary School, Gudrias is from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Soup and explain some of the up to date New York City; a son, Malcolm the daughter of Patricia Alcorn of (cream of potato) and sandwich, equipment that is contained in the Marshall and granddaughter of W. McDonald, of North Oaks; a stepdaughter, Marilee Madeline Alcorn of Walnut Grove. salad, dessert. unit to treat medical emergencies. Meals include bread, butter, Hours for the opportunity to view Scheuneman, of New York City;Walnut Grove milk and coffee. Cards are played the ambulance will be from 11:00 stepsons, the Rev. Conrad every morning at 10:00. Anyone a.m until about 2:00p.m. Nordquist, of Costa Mesa, CA and Community Ed notes 6o or older may participate in the The squad invites everyone to David Nordquist, of Overland WALNUT GROVE---Shrine meals by calling JoAnn Bertschi stop by and take a look at the Park, KS; three grandchildren and Circus --- The 4th grade students (home 859-2469) at the vehicle that may someday make a great-granddaughter. A memorial service was he!d and some Special Ed students will Community Center, 859-2135 at the difference between life and be the guests of the Shriners, least one day prior to attending death for a member of the the Monday, April 15 at St. Georges Walnut Grove Businesses and Cost of the meal is $2.13 or by community. Episcopal Church, 5224 Community Education on contribution. Minnetonka Blvd SL Louis Park. Thursday, April lgth. Their tickets, Memorials to the Metropolitan luhch and transportation is l m YMCA, Carleton College or theprovided for them by these charitysuggested, of the donor's choice are school organizations, shortly Bus after leaves they arrive from the on Wilder Pageant their bus. Permission slips have been sent home with each stmtatt, so parents please sign them so they can return them to Superintendem Wiemer's office. Sister Monique Rysavy, SSND -- Mark your calendar for Tuesday, April 30th, 1991 for the production "Laughter" given by Sister Monique at 8 p.m. at the Westbrook/Walnut Grove Middle School Gym. Admission is free. Scholarship Available at Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School guidance counselor's office. Deadline for applications is April 25, 1991 Redwood Falls Hospital wfll hosf a in honor of II on his retirement -2to elf Let your presence be your gift T Slayton Auction Barn Open for an classes of avmeek. SALES EVERY THURSDAY Winter Hours: Hay & Straw 12:00 Livestock 1:00 Licensed & Bonded for your protection. Phone 836-6244 NOW OPEN Complete l/ision Care - Eye Examination Designer Frames Complete Contact Lens Service - Repairs & Replacements Located in the Westbrook Clinic. Call for appointment 274-6145 Gift Certificates Available I II III