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July 8th, 2015

Over 280 attend Music in the Park

Silver Lake’s Music in the Park series continued Thursday, July 2, with over 280 people attending. The evening began with everyone reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag in honor of Independence Day.
 
The George Palma Band provided music and the Silver Lake American Legion Auxiliary Unit 141 served lunch.
 

21 Brownton seniors met on Monday

Twenty-one Brownton senior citizens met Monday, July 6, at the Brownton Community Center.
 
Cards were played after the meeting with the following winners — 500, Theola Fors, first, and Gladys Rickert, second; pinochle, Phyllis Mahnke, first, and Ruby Streich, second; and sheephead, Norma Albrecht, first, and Lil Lindeman, second.
 
Pearl Streu won the door prize. Harriett Bergs served refreshments.
 

Son born to Schauer family

Joel and Sarah Schauer of Hillsboro, Oregon, announce the arrival of a son, Tanner Zachary Schauer, who was born May 29, 2015, at Providence Newberg Medical Center. Tanner weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long at birth. He joins a sibling, Lexi. Grandparents are Gary and Sharon Schauer of Glencoe and Terry and Marydee Boley of Beaverton, Oregon.

UW River Falls dean’s list

Mary Arnold of Glencoe, and Hayley Konen and Mathew Mickolichek of Silver Lake were named to the University of Wisconsin River Falls dean’s list for the spring semester. 

Rudy named to dean’s list

Samantha Rudy of Glencoe earned a place on the spring 2015 semester dean’s list at the University of Central Missouri. Rudy is a part of the 3.5 to 3.99 section of the list. 

Martha C. Schultz, 95, of Waconia

Martha C. Schultz, 95, of Waconia, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.
 
The funeral service will be Thursday, July 9, at 2:30 p.m., at Westview Acres Chapel, 433 W Fifth St., Waconia, with the Rev. Helmar Heckel officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held a half-hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Lawrence A. Norton, 56, of Glencoe

Lawrence A. Norton, 56, of Glencoe, formerly of Sauk Centre, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 7, at Zion Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Marty Porter officiating.
 
Casket bearers were Scott Baird, Ron Anderson, Nathan Toenies, Isaac Toenies, Ben Toenies and Sam Toenies.
 
Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Elva Ann Kraemer, 91, of Glencoe

Elva Ann (Witthus) Kraemer, 91, of Glencoe, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
 
Memorial services were held Wednesday, July 1, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “How Great Thou Art,” “Amazing Grace” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”

Rev. John R. Harpel, 97, Techny, Ill.

The Rev. John R. Harpel, 97, SVD, died July 3, 2015.
 
He was the beloved son of the late William and Mary Harpel; and the loving brother of Frances, William, Regina, Lucy, Raymond and Delores; fond uncle of many.
 
The funeral mass will be Thursday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m., Divine Wood Residence, 1901 Waukegan Rd., Techny, Ill. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Techny.
 

Confederate flag controversy

The South Carolina State Legislature recently voted to not fly the Confederate flag on its statehouse or government buildings.