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March 29, 2011

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MARCH 29, 2011 JimP.Bommersbach,85 Jim P. Bommersbach, 85,Lidgerwood,N.D., died Sunday,March 20, 2011 at St. Gerard’s Nursing Home inHankinson,N.D. The funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March25, 2011 at St.Boni- face Catholic Church in Lidgerwood, with mili- taryhonorsbytheLidger- wood American Legion Bullis Post No. 84 and the North Dakota National Guard. Burial will be in the Mandan Veterans Cemetery. Organist was Jan Breker and special musicwas sung by Cindy Jelinek. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2011 with a 7 p.m.prayer service at St. BonifaceCatholicChurch and Friday morning one hour prior to the service at the church. Pallbearerswere:Adam Bommersbach, Aaron Bommersbach, Jim Her- mes, Jacob Hermes, Chuck Haus, TimPhalen andBernardPolansky. Honorary pallbearers were all his friends and neighbors. Jim P. Bommersbach was born April 1, 1925 in Hankinson, thesonof Leo and Rose (Portner) Bom- mersbach. He grew up near Hankinson and at- tended country school. Jim entered the U.S. Armyandserveduntilhis discharge Dec. 8, 1946. He thenreturnedandworked road construction for many years. On Nov. 12, 1949 he was united in marriage to WynemaKinn inHankin- OBITS  RitaW. Leinen,89 Rita W. Leinen, 89, Breckenridge, Minn., died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge. The funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Satur- day,March 26, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Breckenridge, with the Rev.KennethPoppascele- brant. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton, in the spring. Visitation was held 5-8 son. In 1968 Jimoperated the Lidgerwood Bar and Lounge until 1976 when he sold it.Heworked part time for various people in the area and continued to live inLidgerwood. Jimenjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. He wasamemberof St.Boni- face Catholic Church and the Lidgerwood Ameri- canLegionBullisPostNo. 84. Jim is survived by his wife,Wynema Bommers- bach, Lidgerwood; sons: William Bommersbach, Wahpeton,N.D.,andSteve (Kim) Bommersbach, Twin Valley, Minn.; a brother, p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 with a 5 p.m. Forester’s rosary and a 7 p.m.prayervigilatVertin- Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, N.D.; and Sat- urday from9:30-10:15 a.m. at Vertin-Munson Funer- alHome. Rita was born June 12, 1921 nearMantador, N.D., the daughter of Henry J. and Theresa Marie (Krump) Pausch. She at- tended school in Barney Townshipthroughthe 8th grade. She worked for families inWahpeton do- ing housework and child care. Ritawas united inmar- Dennis (Bernadette) Bommers- bach,Roseville,Calif.;and twograndsons,Adamand AaronBommersbach. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Rose Bommersbach; four brothers: Bernard, Vincent, Rudolph and PaulBommersbach. Frank Family funeral Home in Lidgerwoodwas in charge of the funeral arrangements. Richard L.Krump,59 Richard L. Krump, 59, Wahpeton, N.D., died Sat- urday, March 19, 2011 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge, Minn. The funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m.Wednes- day,March 23, 2011 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Wahpeton, with the Rev. Dale Lagodinski officiat- ing. Visitation was held from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011with a 6:30 p.m. prayer vigil at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton. There was also visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Calvary Ceme- tery, Hankinson, N.D., in the spring. Richard Krump was born July 24, 1951 in Breckenridge, the son of Sylvester “Dick” and Marian(Hess)Krump.He grewupinHankinson,at- tended St. FrancisAcade- my, and graduated from high school in 1969. The academy closed its doors after the class of 1969. Rick attended and gradu- ated from North Dakota State College of Science in 1971. He was united in mar- riage to Betty Dahlgren Oct. 26, 1974 at St. John’s Catholic Church. The couple made their home in Wahpeton and were blessed with one daugh- ter,Timmi. Rick was employed in the parts department at Sturdevant’s and Smith Motors, he then went to work for 3M as the parts room manager and pur- chasing agent. 3M later became Imation, where hewas the inventory con- trol manager. He was in- jured in 1983 and as a re- sult was quadriplegic. Prior to his accident, he raced snowmobiles and stock cars. Rick was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. Afterhisaccidentheex- plained to many people how to fix their snowmo- biles.Manyasnowmobile enginewas takenapart in Rick’s living room. Rick, hisdad,hisbrother,John, and his daughter Timmi restored a 1965 Chevy Im- pala Convertible, a labor of love for the four of them. Hewas amember of St. John’s Church, theWah- peton Fire Department, and a founding member and trustee of the Rocky Mountain Elk Founda- tion. Rick was also a member of the Eagles Club inWahpeton. While working at Ima- tion he took night and on- line classes to get his bac- calaureatedegree inbusi- ness management from Cardinal Stritch College. He worked for Imation until the final closing of the plant inApril 2010. He always told his daughter she could be and/or do whatever she set her mind to. She at- tended NDSCS like her dadandwentontogether master’s degree fromDo- minican University in RiverForest, Ill.Rickwas so proud of his little girl and she was “daddy’s girl.” Rick also became the proud grandpa of Ryker Dean Johnson Dec. 29, 2010.According toGrand- pa Rick, he was the most preciousgifthisdaughter could give to him. Rick is survived by his daughter, Timmi (Bran- don) Johnson, and his grandson, Ryker, Sioux City, Iowa;his ex-wifeand good friend, Betty Krump, Wahpeton; his two brothers,Gary (Mary Kay) Krump, Silver Spring, Md.; John (Gail) Krump, Annandale, Va.; his sister,Pat (Jerry)Gul- ly, West Fargo, N.D.; and his six nieces and nephews: Lisa,Michelle, Racquel, Nicholle, Adam and Jon. He was preceded in deathbyhisparents,Dick and Marian Krump; and his mother-in-law, Rose- maryDahlgren. Arrangements were with Vertin-Munson Fu- neralHome,Wahpeton. riage to Raymond F. Leinen June 15, 1938 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Mantador. The couple made their home atruralWahpetonandlat- erpurchasedafarmsouth of Breckenridge in 1947 where they farmed and raised their children. Theymoved toWahpeton in 1975 and Ray passed away May 18, 1976. Rita continued to live inWah- peton where she did vol- unteerworkatSt.Francis Hospital until 2008. She recently entered St. Fran- cis Nursing Home in Breckenridge. Rita was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Breckenridge and St.Genevieve’sCourt of Foresters. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, yard work and canning. She al- ways treasured her time with her family, especial- ly her grandchildren and their children. Rita is survived by her daughter, Karen Marie (Perry) Engstrom, Wah- peton; her son, Ronald (Sharon) Leinen, Breck- enridge; nine grandchil- dren; eight step-grand- children; nine great- grandchildren; 16 step- great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews; her brother, Donald Pausch, Wahpeton; her daughter-in-law, (Margaret) Ila Leinen, Wahpeton; her brother-in-law, JimThiel, Tacoma, Wash.; two sis- ters-in-law, Alice Pausch, Breckenridge and Kathy Pausch,Wahpeton. She was preceded in deathbyherparents,Hen- ry J. and Theresa Marie Pausch; her husband, Raymond Leinen; her son, Raymond Henry Leinen Jr.; two sisters, Elizabeth Leinen and JoAnn Thiel; and three brothers: Virgil Pausch, Gerald Pausch and HaroldPausch. Vertin-MunsonFuneral HomeinWahpetonwas in charge of the arrange- ments. BRIEFS  Pre-registration for kindergarten Pre-registration for 2011-12 kindergarten will be held from 9-11 a.m. Friday, April 8 at the main office, Hankin- son School. Students must be 5 years of age by July 31, 2006 to be eligible for kindergarten. Birth certificate is required and immunization information needed before school starts. Better Living Homemakers On March 17 the Better Living Homemakers met at the Elaine Wisnewski residence. Vice President Dorothy Thielman called the meeting to order. Seven members were present. The minutes were read and ap- proved. The treasurer’s report was given. Oster brought a joke to pass, “It’s Been One of Those Days.” Wisnews- ki gave a reading on the Irish and some of their tradi- tions. The next meeting will be at the Oster residence, with a date change of April 28. Roll call is to bring a newspaper article. Wisnewski served a great lunch. Marion Busta made a motion to close the meeting, Ruth Novotny seconded. Thielman furnished nickels to play 6-5-4. As an added bonus, she made some strawberry- rhubarb jelly, giving each member a small jar. Fairmount School Board Election Filing Date The final date to file for a seat on the Fairmount Public School Board is Friday, April 8, 2011 at 4:00 pm. Application forms may be obtained from the Fairmount Public School Office. The Three year terms expiring on the Board are cur- rently held by Duane Braun and Tracy DeVine. The annual school board election will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2011, with polling time set from 9 am to 7 pm at the Fairmount Community Center. Forfurther information, interested individuals maycalltheschooloffice at 474-5469. Go Ahead… Eat What You Want! Visit Dr. Orvin J. Leis to have the “Mini- Implant System” placed to anchor your den- ture. This is a procedure that involves mini- mally invasive surgery with local anesthetic… We also do traditional single-tooth implants. AnEasy40Mile Drive From The Wahpeton-Breckenridge Area Call For Our Complimentary Consultation (218) 685-4710 Elbow Lake Dental traditional values, modern technology restorative • cosmetic • implant dentistry 18 Division St. W., Elbow Lake, MN website: email: 307 South Main, Hankinson, ND • 701-242-7976 Dental Insurance Now Available! We are pleased to announce that our agency now offers an individual dental insurance policy through American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (AFLAC). This plan features: • The ability to choose your own dentist (no network of providers). • The option to have claims filed directly by your dentist. • AWellness Benefit that is payable twice a year. • A choice of several levels of coverage. • A choice of single or family coverage. For more information on the benefits, costs, and limitations of this policy, call or stop by our office. Call Marlin Krump, Your Professional Insurance Agent First International Insurance 101 1st Street NE • Suite 4 Hankinson, ND 58041 (701) 242-7952 Elevator Company Lidgerwood & Geneseo, ND Will hold the 2010 Annual Stockholders Meeting Lidgerwood KC Hall March 30, 2011 • 2 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect three (3) directors for a term of three (3) years each. Dividend checks will be distributed and such other business as may be properly presented before said meeting. Elevators will be closing at 11:30 a.m. *Storm Date: April 6 BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Brian Anderson, Secretary POST’S Farmers Co-op King andQueen ofHearts SUBMITTED | NEWS-MONITOR In the photo above,Mike andElizabethBiewerwere crowned the King and Queen of Hearts at the Dakota Estates Valen- tines Day Party held Feb. 14. In the bottom photo, the staff of Dakota Estates thank Cliff and Caroline Kraemer for rep- resenting Dakota Estates as King and Queen of Hearts for 2010. NEWS-MONITOR 3 Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CELEBRATION! 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