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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Page 2 OBITUARIES Norris Raymen Highby Funeral services for Norris Highby were held Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Old Westbrook Lutheran Church, rural Westbrook with burial in the church cemetery. Pastor Michael Stangeland, offici- ating. Military Honors by Andrew Peterson American Legion Post #41. Condolences may be sent via e-mail at: Norris Highby, age 98 of Lamberton, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. Norris Raymen Highby was born November 9, 1912, in Ann Township, Cottonwood County the son of Alfred and Marie (Warner) Highby. He graduated from Lamberton High School and enlist- ed in the U.S. Army. Norris was a decorated veteran of World War II serving in North Africa and Anzio, Italy with the Field Artillery Unit #916. After his Honorable Discharge he was united in marriage to Ardis Hanson on June 22, 1946, in Dovray, MN. The couple farmed in Ann Township south of Revere until retiring in 1979 and moving into Lamberton. Norris was a member of Old Westbrook Lutheran Church, served on the church council and was a member of Andrew Peterson American Legion Post #41. He also served on the Ann Township Board and the Revere Co-op Oil Board. Norris enjoyed wood-working, fishing and hunting. Survivors include sons: Steve (Bonnie) Highby, St. Joseph, MO, Dennis (Linda) Highby, Sidney, NE, and Mark (Lori) Highby, Revere, MN; daughters: Mary (Bill) Lubanovic, Eagan, MN, and Susan (Eric) Knutson, Eagan, MN; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother- Russell Highby of Revere; and sis- ters- Eleanor Bakken of Lamberton, and Lila Esse of Hayward, MN. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife Ardis in 2007; brother Lewis Highby. Marion Elizabeth Anderson Memorial service for Marion Anderson were held Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Calvary Lutheran Church, Mora with Rev. Dean Oelfke officiat- ing. Burial was Monday, May 9, 2011 at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Darfur, MN. Marion, 85 of Mora, died on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, First Light Health System in Mora. She was born on October 10, 1925, and graduated from Comfrey High School in 1943. She married Martin on October 5, 1944. Martin and Marion were farmers, operated the New Sweden store; and began employment with Fingerhut in 1958. The family moved to Windom in 1966, where she was a supervisor with Fingerhut until it closed in 1979. She was the first woman elected to the Windom City Council. She had several other jobs including working for Congressman Vin Weber. In 1983 she married Vince Anderson of Westbrook. In September 2010 she moved to Eastwood Senior Living in Mora to be close to family. Marion loved to read, bowl, card games, and Scrabble, to have conversation, and making quilts for grandchildren. She was a faithful believer in Jesus Christ, Our Savior, throughout life. When asked what she would like as an obituary she responded "that I was born, lived, and died". She will be remembered for her wisdom, compassion, loving heart, and strong spirit. Survivors include sons: Maurice (Lori) Uhlhom, Layton, Utah, Donald (Robin Hanson) Uhlhorn, Mora, Neil (Camille) Uhlhorn, Cliffwood, New Jersey; daughters-in-law Suzie Uhlhorn, Chandler, Arizona, Mary Uhlhorn, Little Falls, MN, 11 grandchil- dren; 13 great grandchildren; sister Irene Lutterman, brothers Willard (Sarah) Gersch, Edward (Helen) Gersch, sisters-in-law Betty Gersch and Martha Lindquist. Preceding her in death were her parents Edward and Katherine Gersch; siblings Elmer and Lawrence Gersch, husband Martin Uhlhorn, children Rachael Ann Uhlhom, Leon Uhlhorn, Howard Uhlhorn; second husband V'mcent Anderson. 57/45 Scattered thunder- storms. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s. 51/44 Occasional showers pos- sible. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s. 55/44 61/47 Occasional Times of sun showers pos- and clouds. sible. Highs Highs in the in the mid low 60s and 50s and lows lows in the in the mid upper 40s. 40s. 63/47 A few clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s. Sponsored by: 0 601 1st Ave 'tHIUIFlr westbrook, Mn. M0n-Fri 9am-5:30pm Sat 9am-2pm How Can the Senior LinkAge Line Help Me Stay at Home? The Senior LinkAge Line provides a variety of services for older adults, per- sons with disabilities and their caregivers. Many peo- ple don't realize that the Senior LinkAge Line is able to provide long term care options counseling. Counselors help consumers and their family members understand what options are available to meet their long term care needs, including identifying what those needs may be. Consumers and fam- ily members receive assis- tance in setting goals, mak- ing choices and planning for in-home services in keeping with their own individual strengths, needs and resourc- es. If you or someone you know is interested in talking to someone about their long term care needs call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433. Help is available over the phone or in-person. The Senior LinkAge Line is a free ser- vice of the Minnesota Board on Aging, as well as the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Minnesota. Specialists pro- vide one-to-one assistance with all Medicare and health insurance issues and also provide in-depth long-term care options counseling. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assis- tance or go to www. to chat live with a Senior LinkAge Line specialist. IFIED 274-6136 OR I -800-410- 1859 Answers for the Science Quiz on page eight. 1) True 2) d 3) True 4) b 5) the scientific method & area subscribers & readers A drop box for various news items is located at the Mercantile 507-859-2600 next to the Walnut Grove Post Office. Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. AUTO'S WANTED For your convenience there is a toll-free number at our Westbrook Office FOR ;ALE 1-800-410-1859 If you have questions or )uld like to place an ad or order printing please call the above number. ! Lynn Arndt was feted at a retirement party Sunday afternoon. Friends and colleagues gathered to honor business and Social teacher Lynn Arndt at the high school. Left: The three muske- teers, Steve LeBoutillier, Adam Kletscher, and Tom Vondracek sere- naded Lynn. Below: Arndt visited with well wishers. COTTONWOOD COUNTY COURT April 27 - May 5, 2011 Speeding: $120.00 Nicolas J. Kiefer, Mankato, MN; Jeremy A. Zafft, Windom, MN; Jamie R. Warwick, Mt. Lake, MN; Sarah E. Crippen Madison, St. Paul, MN; Dustin a. Nelson, Bennett, WI $140.00 Charles W. Andrews, Columbus Heights, MN Consumption by persons under 21:$180.00 - Daniel J. Minor, Mankato, MN Possess device dipnet, spear, bow/arrow between 2-16 & 4-30:$180.00 - Joseph M. Sieve, Wilmont, MN; Donny L. Unger, Worthington, MN Expired plates; Driver must carry proof of ins.: $310.00 Esperanza I. Talamentes, Wmdom, MN Driver must carry proof of ins.: $280.00 - Roland Wilson, Minnetonka, MN Snow emergency: $34.00 Esperanza I. Talamentes, Windom, MN Spring road restrictions Spring road restrictions will stay on until further notice for all Redwood County roads. Posting maps and pertinent information are available at the office of the County Engineer, 635 W. Bridge St Redwood Falls, Telephone 507-637-4056 or at under the Highway Department section. The Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 18, 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Westbrook Community Center. To make an appointment call Nicole at 274-6336. Please come and donate to help reach the goal of 35 viable donors. Remember 16 year olds can also donate with a signed permission form. To download a per- mission form go to www. dents/sixteen/northcen- tral. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate. Area news briefs Fulda Free Press - Chief Deputy Randy Donahue spoke to the city council about the 160' self-supporting tower for the new radios needed for public safety for police, ambu- lance and fire. The city owns no property in the area that is needed. The school district will be contacted. Lamberton News - Pete Furth, who has operated Lamberton Meat Service for the past 27 years, has closed his business, attempts to sell the business have been unsuccessful. Pete injured a leg in a grain bin accident last fall and has found it difficult to continue standing and work. Slayton -At the recent city council meeting the proposal of setting wages and salaries for non-union employees was tabled. Council member Lee Lokker feels the non- union employees should not get the same salary as union employees. Tracy Headlight Herald - Pastor Kurt Kluge has accept- ed a call to serve a congregation near Shawano, WI. Pastor Kluge began in July of 2001 at Zion Lutheran Church in Tracy and will deliver his farewell sermon on May 22. Shawano is a town of 9,000 people that is west of Green Bay, WI. Tyler Tribute - The city council voted recently to approve a water project that will include new water meters and a new water tower with a total project cost of about $5.4 million. The project is still contingent on financing to come through before it will move forward. Windom Citizen - Recently, the Oak Ridge Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation hosted a pair of youngsters for their first-ever hunt. 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