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Page 2A Life Crossings/News The Kalona News, Lowell Lee McFadden Lowell Lee McFadden, 77, of Scottsdale, Arizona, formerly of Wellman, died Sunday, May 8, 2005 in the Health Care Center at Friendship Village in Tempe, Arizona following a lengthy ill- ness. Memorial services are Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. in Powell Funer- al Home, Wellman, with Pastor Shawn Powell officiating. Burial is in the Wellman Cemetery. Born August 19, 1927 in Prairie City, he was the son of George and Pearl (Henderson) McFad- den. He graduated from Prairie City High School. Mr. McFadden served in the United States Navy during World War II. He owned and operated McFadden Insurance Agency in Wellman for 18 years. He was united in marriage to Yvonne Stanley May 7, 1983. The couple lived in Wellman until moving to Scottsdale, Arizona in 1987. They opened McFadden Antiques in 1988. Mr. McFadden was a member of the Methodist Church and Rotary. He served on the Well- man Volunteer Fire Department and helped establish Parkview Manor in Wellman. He enjoyed traveling and play- ing golf. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne McFadden of Scottsdale; six children, Mike McFadden of Peoria, Arizona, Robert McFad- 1927-2005 Lowell McFadden den of Columbus Junction, Jerri Carducci of Auburn, Washing- ton, Steve Wertz of Kalona, Sharon Grant of Phoenix, Ari- zona and Lisa Zaragosa of Nampa, Idaho; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ray McFadden of San Luis Obispo, California. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John McFadden. Memorials may be directed to the Wellman Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.powellfu- Powell Funeral Home, Well- man, in charge of arrangements. Agnes Ellen Berg 1926-2005 Agnes Ellen Berg, 79, of River- side died Saturday, May 14, 2005 in the Lone Tree Care Center fol- lowing a brief illness. Services were Tuesday, May 17, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Riverside with the Reverend Rich Adams officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Riverside. Casket bearers were the grandchildren. Born April 1, 1926 in Sigour- hey, she was the daughter of Addison and Helen (Vittetoe) Stephenson. She was united in marriage to Cletus John Berg December 4, 1944 in St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Clear Creek. Mr. Berg was killed in Germany during World War II. Mrs. Berg married Ivo Berg April 27, 1946 in the same church as her first wedding. Mrs. Berg was a homemaker and also worked in food services at the University of Iowa. She enjoyed playing cards, fishing, mushroom hunting and was a fan of the St. Louis Cardi- nals and the WWE She was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survivor include her husband, Ivo Berg of Riverside; four daughters, Dyann Rath of Tiffin and her husband RoD Rath of Riverside; Linda and husband Dr. Gerald Issacs of Waukesha, Wisconsin, Rita Martin and her special friend Alan Stolba of We want to hear from you. Call 319-656- 2273 or email news @kalona Joshua Martin Yoder 2001-2005 Joshua Martin Yoder, 4, of Clinton, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005 in University of Iowa Hospi- tals and Clinics, Iowa City, from injuries suffered in an automo- bile accident May 3, 2005. Services were Monday, May 9, in the Evangelical Free Church, Clinton, with the Reverend Patrick Nemmers officiating. Burial was in the West Union eeteyv#llman. Members of the United States Marine Corps served as pallbearers. Born January 26, 2001, he was the son of Benjamin A. and Deb- orah K. (Harmonson) Yoder. He was a member of Cubbies at the Evangelical Free Church, enjoyed bacyard wiffie ball and wa an yid;superhero fan. Survivors include his parents; his brothers, and sisters, Sarah K. and hu.sband Jeffrey Owens of Lang Fafig, China, Anna Ruth, Esther Joy, Samuel John, Lydia Dawn, Joseph David, Mary Eliza- beth, Martha Rose, Rachel Marie, Tabitha Grace, Abraham Benjamin and Isaiah James of Clinton; his grandparents, Ross and Shelba Harmonson of Spencer, Carolyn Yoder of Well- Joshua Yoder man and Elwood and Norma Yoder of Kalona; two nieces and two nephews, Wendy, Peter, John and Ellen Owens of Lang Fang, China; numerous aunts and uncles, including Martin Yoder and Clara and Barry Frantz, all of Wellman; and many cousins. Memorials may be directed to a fund in Joshua's name at Gate- way State Bank. Lemke Funeral Home North Chapel in charge of arrange- ments. Hathaway Tim and Melinda Hathaway of Wellman are the parents of a 7 lbs. 15 oz. daughter, Bria Skye, born April 29, 2005. She was welcomed bY a broth- er, Cambridge and a sister, Raine. Grandparents are Sterling and Dorothea Schweitzer of Well- man and Dave and Stella Hath- away of Kalona. BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS! 500/o - 75 % Off Retail Children's books (o-12 years), Large Print Books, Craft books, Parents, Teachers, Libarians - Save A Lot! Now Available at: Stacy Leigh's Atelier (upstrs) 413 B Ave., Kalona Open Mort. - Sat., 10am- 5pro Agnes Berg Solon and Cindy and husband Don Schnoebelen of Pella; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grand- children; two sisters, Ruth Wright and Dorothy Lown, both of Sigourney; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, C1etus Berg; one sister, Cather- ine Shlfflett and one son-in-law, Arnold "Butch" Doerres. Memorials may be directed to the Lone Tree Care Center and Amenity Hospice of Cedar Rapids. On-line condolences may be left at !: Sorden-Lewis Funeral Home, Riverside, in charge of arrange- ments. Featuringorganlcally grown plants - 65 Varieties of Hostas ~ 50 Varieties of Daylillies - SALE! --! PK .f Veggles, Annuals and Herbs Wltll II puronHe  We have unusual varieties of I -., O $10.00 or _ perennials Including: I l.-mr'l-. " Hardy Fushias, Lisianthus I and Fairy Plants I .Tuesday, Saturday 9-6 Sunday 10-5 Closed Mort I ZSI 1 Highway 1 South * 683-3018 * Iowa City I Halfway between Iowa City & Kalona L (Near the Rug Cottage & Barntlques) REHAGREENHOUSES "We grow the very best" HonorYour Loved Ones Memorial Day Planters Rose Bushes* Hanging Baskets* Concrete Statuary* Mixed Planters* Geraniums* Wave Petunias in 10 Colors Bedding Plants* Sweet Potatoes* Herbs* Perennials* Tomato & Vegetable Plants* z16o 9-[wy 22 /etTman, IA 4 rnL vest on 22 319-646-24o8 J I Gift Certificates* I HOU' Planters Made to Order For Your Home, Deck or Patio $8_5 I Sun 11-5 I . I III IIIIII III I IJ J I I ........... ,, r Engagement Brandelyn Adams and Marc Hill, both of Muncie, Indiana, announce their engagement and plans to wed. Ms. Adams is the daughter of Joseph and Barbara Adams of Andrews, Indiana. She is a 2000 graduate of Northfield High School and a 2004 graduate of Ball State University. She is a graduate assistant in the com- munication department at Ball State. Her fianc6 is the son of Ronald and Mary Kay Cahill and Doug Hill, all of Lafayette, Indiana. He is a 2000 graduate of Lafayette Central Catholic High School and a 2005 graduate of Ball State University. He is employed at ADT in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ms. Adams is the granddaugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. EiDer Stoltz- fus of Kalona. An August 6 wedding in Christ United Methodist Chlarch, Wabash is planned. Brandll & Babysitting basics offered by Extensio00 are encouraged as the class is dents. Registration picked up at School, Kalona mentary in Riverside; Crawfordsville; ton Home Washington Office, 209 S. ] ton. Re Wednesday, students A Babysitting Basics Training Course will be offered to help youth learn how to be responsi- ble babysitters. Topics to be covered include employer expec- tations, caring for infants and young children, age appropriate toys and activities, safety, emer- gency, and first aid procedures. The program is for any youth (boys and girls) completing 5th grade and above. The five day course will be held June 13 - 17 from 10:00 a.m. - noon at the Washington County Hospital. The cost is $25. Interested youth d P Corner shaft New items arrivia9 weekly. .... Seasonal & Home Decor Unique kitchen items & B-4 Building, Kalona, IA  Fisher L,.. illllllllklll II lllgl Gary Fisher what is Your PLAN to meet the Long Term Health Care & Nursing We can help you design a Plan to protect your m MMA' " Steu'ardsbip .lllJull$ The more you know ",dmut how tnuclt : for yottr retirement, the more meet your go.'ds. We "m help by providing you widl andis to give you the infonllaflon the retirement )tt've dremned of. i//// Kant Blossom ruber Jeff 8wartzent MMA Counselor Mennonite Foundation Representative The Kalona News encourages its readers to submit photos, news items and letters to the editor for possible publication in our newspaper. We reserve the right to edit. News Items - Please include all pertinent data - names, city of residence, dates, etc., and a description of the event. Photos may be picked up at the Kalona News office unless you include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for their return. Letters to the editor - Please limit letters to 350 words or less. Your name and city or com- munity will be published with your letter to the editor. For verificaton purposes, please include your address and phone number. Letters to the Editor will be accepted via e-mail sub- jeet to verification. The Kalona News 419 B Ave., PO Box 430, Kalona, IA 52247 Phone: 319-656-2273 Fax: 319-656-2299 News E.malh Advertising E.mail: advertising Sports E.maih sports@kalonanews.eom Publisher's E-maih ronslechta Established 1891 (USPS 289.560) Postmaster: Send address changes to Kalona News, EO. Box 430, Kalona, Iowa 52247. Official paper for City of Kalona, Washington County, and Mid-Prrie School District. Entered at the post office 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. Periodi- cal class postage paid at the Kalona, Iowa Post Office, 302 5th St, Kalona, IA 52247. Published weekly. Copyright The Kalona News, 2005 All rights reserved. No reprints granted without permision of the publisher. . Iowa Newspaper Association Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce . National Newspaper Association Washington Chamber of Commerce Advertising Display Advertising Classified Advertising - 5 p.m., The publishers reserve the right to reject any advertising or news matter' Subscription Rates Single copy- $1.00 1 year = 52 issues $33.00 per year in Washington, Keokuk, $35.00 per year elsewhere in lowa $40.00 . $55.00 in Hawaii or Alaska, $67.00 in canaaa Other foreign countries quoted separately. Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 Ronald C. Slechta - publisher Helen Slechta - business manager David Namanny - news editor Patriela Hallett - ad composition Mar J Tim Gruff- sports e,