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Pag0 2A Life. Crossings The Kalona News, TIT New Arri va i s Mary Catherine Miller 1949-2002 Mary Catherine Millen 53, of Kalona died Saturday, August 10, 2002 in her home following a tengtby illness. Services were Tuesday, August 13, in Sharon Bethel Church, rural Kalona with ministers Delmar Bontrager, Gabriel Beachy and Jacob Yoder ill charge. Burial was in Sharon Bethel Cemeterg 13orn April 20, 1949 in Kalona, she was the daughter of Edward E and Sarah (Mast) Miller. She attended Prairie Dale rural school. Miss Miller accepted Christ in her youth and was baptized. She was an active member of Sharon Bethel Church where she over- saw the church tape library from its beginning until the summer of 2001. She lived her entire life in the Kalona community except for August 1.970 to August 1974 and September 1.977 to July 1979 when she served with Amish Mennonite Aid in Belize and Paraguay. Surviw)rs include her pm&apos;ents, Edward F. and Sarah Miller of Kalona; two brothers, Arden Miller and David Lee and wife Martha Miller of Kalona; five sis- ters, Lucy and husband Roman Mary Catherine Miller Stoltzfoos of Kinzers, Pennsylvania, Elaine Miller of Kalona, Evelyn and husband Steven Miller of Hutchinson, Kansas, Nancy Miller of Kalona and Louise Miller of Aroda, Virginia; and twenty-four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two infant brothers, Howard Miller and Raymond Miller. Memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice. Yoder-Powell Funeral and Cremation Service, Kalona, in charge of arrangements. Rotenburger Reunion held in Kalona August 4 Descendants of Louis and Emily (Florang) Rotenburger gathered for a potluck dinner in the Kalona City Park Sunday, August 4. Martha Hammen and Lucille Duwa were honored ibr celebrat- ing their 75th birthdays this year. Those present shared favorite stories and memories about the pair. Letters with birthday greetings from Margie Lenneman and Leroy and Judy Schmidt were read. Prizes were awarded in a game of Birthday Bingo and it was suggested that birthday greet- ings be sent to Helen Rotenburger of St. Michael, Minnesota, who will celebrate her 90th birthday August 21. Those in attendance were Lueille Rotenburger, Jeanny Gatlin and Samantha, Jeremy and Larissa Gatlin, Lacea McLeod, Denise, Elizabeth, Brad, Kayla, Austin and Joseph Fanatia II, Joe, Donna, Crystal and Kim Fanatia, Don and Jane Gatlin, Dale and Mary Ann Duwa and Sharon McDougal, all of Kalona; Leroy and Lucille Duwa, Dolores and Greg Krotz, Rollie and Carolyn Rourke, Ralph and Diana Cox, Jan Barnes, Vera Gingerich and Cleola Schneider, all of Iowa City; Martha Hammen, Cliff and Kathleen Duwa and Irma Altenhofen, all of Washington; Irene Thompson of Riverside; Gerald, Gina, Travis and Tammy Rotenburger of West Chester and Jerry Goodwin of Wilton. The committee tbr the 2003 reunion is Lucille Rotenburger and Sharon McDougal. 11 Rex Allensworth was the Lucky Optimist and there were 17 members present. Ray Reschly treated to pie for his birthday. J:D. Boyd was the program chairman and introduced Pare Holz, Washington County Conservation Board Naturalist. In 1963 Washington County created the conservation pro- gram. The conservationists manage 2000 acres including county parks, wetlands in Rubio, prairies, fishing ponds, as well as look after Marr Park, and the English River Wildlife Area. There are nature trails, forestry reserves, tree planting equip- ment. There is a staff of four. They distribute a newsletter and have plans to build a nature center. They conduct a shooting range, maintain an education program in schools, and conduct day camps programs for civic groups and senior citizens. They have a wildlife food plot grain distribution, give conservation presentations, and public pro- grams. Gary Fi'.,her Judy Showalter Ptvvidinf Lace/Insurance 6overafe Since 1925 AUTO HOME BUSINESS LIFE HEALTH LONG TERM CARE INVESTMENTS Miller Keith and Jannea Miller of Kalona are the parents of an 8 lbs. 1.5 oz. son, Chase Lynn, born August 7, 2002. Grandparents are Rodger and Brenda Miller of St. Johns, Michigan and Elmer G. and Alta Miller of Kalona. Tauber Ted and Laurie Tauber of Cedar Rapids are the parents of a son, Joseph Torre, born August 1, 2002 in Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids. He was welcomed by two step sisters, Nicole and Stephanie. Grandparents are Wayne and Sue Stutzman of West Chester and Bob and Judy Tauber of Cedar Rapids. Great-grandparents are Mary Stutzman of Wellman, Malcom Stewart of Westwood, Massachusetts and Pauline Hays of Cedar Rapids. Schrock Leroy and Charlene Schrock of Sullivan, Illinois are the parents of a son, DeWayne Lamar, born July 23. He was welcomed by a sister, Sheryl Renea, and a brother, Delwyn Devon. Grandparents are Solomon and Katie Yoder of rural Kalona and Ivan and Paulene Sehrock of Sullivan. Great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ben L. Yoder Sr., rural Riverside and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Schrock of Seymour, Missouri. Gingerich Fred and Lillian Gingerich of Kalona are the parents of an 8 lbs. 4 oz. son, Nathan James, born August 6, 2002. He was welcomed by three brothers and three sisters. Grandparents are David and Vera Gingerich and John Harvey and Fannie Mae Swantz, CIISII all of Kalona. ,. .............. 4-H:member speaks at Lending ', 0% 11116re$1 |or 12 Hands Adult Day Care Center 1 AUHU$11 - 11} - |7 ! Those in attendance at the Beenblossim, Milt Fliekenger, I All Brands, All Products over Center were entertained Friday, August 2, by listening to Kelsey Brinning tell about the prizes she earned at the Washington County Fair this summer. She had pictures they passed around and she explained that as a member of the Prairie Pride 4-H Club there are lots of privileges, but also some responsibili- ties. Friends, Kyle Brinning and Mallory Widmer accom- panied Kelsey and they planned to go swimming later that afternoon. Mary Shafer played lively tunes on the piano and many kept time with their toes tap- ping and hands waving On July 24 the following people enjoyed a cookout with porkburgers donated by Mike Brinnings, buns by the Kiwani Amers and corn by the ACCT: Wilma THE KALONA NEWS (USPS 289-560) Ronald C. and Helen Slecbta Editors and Publishers Kalona, Iowa 52247 Ph. 319-656-2273 Fax 319-656-2299 Established 1891 Postmaster: Send address changes to Kalona News, P.O. Box 430, Kalona, Iowa 52247. Official paper for City of Kalona, Washington County, and Mid-Prairie School District. Subscription Rates: $33.00 per year in Washington, Keokuk, Johnson, and Iowa counties. $35.00 per year elsewhere in Iowa $40.00 Out-of-state $55.00 in Hawaii or Alaska $67.00 in Canada Other foreign countries quoted separately. Entered at the post oflke at Kalona, Iowa for transmission through the mail as Periodical class matter under the act of congress of August 24, 1912 and as amended by the acts of March 3, 1933 and July 2, 1948. Periodical class postage paid at the Kalona, Iowa Post Office. Published every Thursday. To insure publication in any given week, display advertising must be placed before Monday at noon of the week of publication and classified ads must be in by 5 p.m.on Monday of the week of publication. The publishers reserve Ihe right to reject any advertising or news matter or cancel the same at any time. Bob Libe, Frances Cloteaux, Marian McGinnis, Huey Wheeler and Joan Vorhees. On the 17th, Paul Reynolds came to give a slide show on trains. The 23rd was a good day to go to Central Park. We have to choose days carefully during the summer heat to go on trips, but there are big plans for August 15 to go to Kalona for lunch. Ardie Lovick and Darlene Marek celebrated birthdays in July and we all enjoy the occasions. Special programs are always going on, and the pub- lic is invited to drop in and enjoy them right along with us. If you have an experience you'd like to share, contact the managers, Bert Beenblossom or Bonnie Boshart. Public Aid Title XIX What to Know More people enter the nursing care centers every day. The "Baby- Boomers," while caring for their parents, are also beginning to enter areas of more health care. Before entering the gov- ernment system of Public Aid or Title XIX, know the laws, rules and regula- tions of your rights to pay for your funeral service expense so you don't have to resort to a county assisted indigent burial or have your children assume the obligation. 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