Jones County News
Murdo Coyote • November 22, 2012 •
East Side News
by Janet Louder •
Ellen Valburg was taken byambulance to St. Mary’s Hospitalin Pierre on Saturday, November10. On Sunday she was flown onto Sioux Falls to the Avera HeartHospital where she was told shehad a slight heart attack. Shereturned home Wednesday,November 14. Her sister, JoellKerner of Winner, has been at theranch helping. As I write Monday afternoonI'm sure there are lots of Thanks-giving plans being made andturkeys thawing. I do wish every-one a great day!Pastor Hazen visited AliceHorsley recently.Helen Louder, Lill Seamans,Esther Magnuson and JanetLouder listened to the first andsecond graders read to them lastThursday and after, had coffee of course.Thursday evening Eldon andEsther Magnuson were supperguests of Janet and Nelva Louder.We even played a few cards.Ronold and Velma Scott visitedson Stewart and Renae Scott in Ames, Iowa, on Friday. They wereable to get acquainted with theirnew granddaughter, Dena, andvisited with grandchildren Augus-ta, Brandt and Clara. The Scottsreturned home on Saturday.The Jones County band playedFriday in the Mitchell CornPalace at the state volleyball tour-nament. As Tana Volmer is in theband, Terri and Dean were inMitchell with her. On Saturdaythe Volmers joined Donny Howardand Amy Rumhl, Darla Tucker of Woonsocket and other relativesfor the dedication of a picture inthe Catholic church in memory of baby Brooklyn Howard, fromthere to the cemetery where thePriest blessed her tombstone anda bench there. Among the many on hand towatch the school play "Bad HairDay" last Tuesday evening were:Rosa Lee Styles and Janet Loud-er; Terri, Dean and Tana Volmer;Philip, Audrey and Scott Math-ews; Donald Volmer. Draper kidsin the cast were: Jackson Volmer,Philip and Madison Mathews, andBecky Bryan. All did a good job.Lila Mae Christian and familywant to apologize for a misprint inthe obituary of Harvey Christian.He did not take over managementuntil a few years after Albert Her-man's death in the 60's. Sorry thishappened.The funeral for Tony Lebedawas held in Presho last Wednes-day. At 10 o'clock with Legionmembers from Draper, Murdo andPresho, a military service washeld with Kalli Hespe playingtaps at the Murdo Cemetery. Again the Lord provided a verynice day for the funeral and bur-ial.Margie Boyle hosted the CourtWhist Card Club on Wednesday.Prize winners were Bev Nies, LilaMae Christian and Janet Louder.Margie served a delicious lunch of sandwiches, cheese, crackers andveggies, topped off with pineappleupside down cake and cool whip.Wanda Mathews and HelenLouder spent Friday in Rapid Cityshopping and I guess there was alittle eating.Our sympathy goes out to Audrey and Philip Mathews andfamily as Audrey's sister, JeanetteHildebrand of Gillette, Wyo.,passed away early Saturdaymorning. Audrey's sister, Sharonand Jim Lee of Clearwater, Minn.,arrived Monday to accompany theMathews to Gillette for a familyservice on Tuesday and the funer-al on Wednesday.I talked to Joyce HammondSunday evening about son Steve.They have been back at his homein Sanger for a week. Steve isimproving every day. He was backto Dallas for a check-up and cameaway with good news – he wasdeclared cancer free. Alot to bethankful for. While in the hospi-tal, Carl Whitaker and sonCameron visited. The plan forThanksgiving is to go to Aubrey toson/brother Dan and Lorie's. It'sbeen a month since Steve under-went bladder cancer surgery, andmom Joyce has been with him allthe way.Chad, Heather and Alec Whit-ney and Eldon Magnuson spentSaturday working calves, whileGrandma Esther cooked andentertained grandkids Gunnarand Bodie.Karen Authier, Pierre, spentSaturday with Margaret and GregRankin. On Sunday Margaret andGreg met Kris and Dick Bradleyat a cafe near Draper for dinnerand back to the Rankin's after tovisit.Last Thursday Ray and JanicePike hauled "a**" to Hermosa,which is true; but in other words,they took their donkey to a newhome.
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Orville Anderson stopped in tosee Sonny and Evelyn Tornow inRapid City. Also, Sonny and Eve-lyn Tornow’s granddaughter, AliTornow, was featured (interviewarticle and photo shoot) in therecent issue of “Down CountryRoads” magazine. Also, theirgrandson, Tyler Lanam, sang theNational Anthem at the Class 11Bboys state football championshipgame at the dome in Vermillion.Friday, Keith Hunt and Chris-tine Niedan from Midland cameand picked up Teresa Palmer whoaccompanied them to Smith Cen-ter, Kan. They spent the weekendvisiting sister Lisa and BrianHackerott and family.Saturdaythe group enjoyed going to Dei-dra's high school play which wasquite a production! Deidra, who isa senior, had one of the leadingroles.After spending an enjoy-able weekend, the South Dakotagroup returned home on Sunday.HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU ALL!!!We all have so much to bethankful for. I am starting a listtoday, just to remind myself of ALLI am thankful for, beginningwith thanks and praise that I livein this great ole United States.She may not be perfect but she isso much better than other coun-tries. And for our veterans whokeep us free and oh so much more.Eero Larson was baptized inMitchell at the Zion LutheranChurch. Eero is the son of Tram-pass and Elizabeth Larson of Ethan. Grandparents are Wandaand Roger Larson of Murdo. Pre-sent at the baptism were Jenniferand Kade Larson. Katherine Pat-terson also attended. Eevie andCarl Prahl are the maternalgrandparents from Sioux Falls.The pastor invited all the childrento come up to the baptismal fontto view the actual baptism; thiswas a special time for seeing justwhat takes place during the bap-tism.On Friday, Wanda hosted a“Lemon Grass” cosmetic partyand also a Pampered chef show-ing. The ladies were treated to afoot bath and some pampering;which they all enjoyed.We were very saddened to hearthat Curtis Faber passed on Sat-urday, November 17, at his homein Hamilton, Montana. Our heart-felt sympathy to Dean and DebFaber and all his family andfriends. Funeral service are pend-ing.Dixie Warner took a trip toPierre in the NEW ambulance.She was in St. Mary’s for a fewdays recuperating from a seriousinfection. She is home now andwill appreciate visitors and calls.Hank and Bonnie Loken came tosee her on Sunday and they had avery nice visit.Tom and Jody Lebeda had atownhouse full of family after thefuneral of Anton Lebeda onWednesday, November 14. Bettyand Russ Beck, Leone Kreager of Valley, Neb., Edith and Dale Fis-cher of North Platte, Ruth andCarroll Cash of Belle Fourche,,Jean Kinsley of Murdo, Annabelle McDaniels and daugh-ter Linda Gabert, and LonnieFiedler of Rapid City . We enjoyedthe visitingand later playedcards to finish off the day.Bev Andrews is on the mend,and is now able to drive. She isn’tgoing back to work yet, but she ismuch better.Julia Broecher had surprisevisitors on Sunday – John andJamie Broecher (Warren’s son)and daughters Haidyn, Sierra andKaylee all from Rapid City. Theyall went out to eat and truly had agood time.Leone Kreager (Julia’s sister)stopped in for a little visit on herway home to Valley, Neb., on Fri-day.Darlene Weidemer is off toPierre to visit with her motherBunnie Green, who is stayingwith Ruth Ann, Darlene’s daugh-ter. Bunnie is 92, and until recent-ly lived at her home in Belvidere.They will spend Thanksgivingtogether withtheir family.Jackie Fosheim and HelenMcMillan went to Pierre Friday toattend the Big Band dance put onby the Riggs High students. It wasa fundraiser for the band kids togo to Chicago this year. It was alot of fun as the music of the BigBands brought back lots of memo-ries.Jackie Fosheim accompaniedKarla Mannhalter to Casper,Wyo., last week. She visited hergranddaughter, Erica and herfamily, and also her sister-in-law,Edith and family. Karla was visit-ing her daughter, Kyra and fami-ly, and her sister, Lotus. On theway home they stopped in Moor-croft and had lunch with SharonMillay for a nice though brief visit.Wanda and Russell Olson hadguests, Jason and Heather Olsonfrom Rochford, Ill., on Saturdayand Sunday. Kent Thomas of Tecumseh, Okla., was a guest forSunday dinner. Wanda and Rus-sell also attended Austin andWyatt’s ball game in Wood onNovember 16.Donna Green brought in a sup-per Saturday night and she andDixie Warner had a grand visit.Cecelia Newsam came over tovisit on Sunday afternoon andthey had a good visit.We have just learned that LoisZaugg has been taken home toheaven after a courageous fightwith cancer. Funeralserviceswere held Wednesday morning.Marge Anderson reports thatshe lost a sister, Dorothy Ellis of Reliance on October 10, and anephew, Vernard Gene Mills, of Newcastle. Asad time but we goon. On the up side, Rob and BethNill of Beaver Dam, Wis., have anew baby boy, Milo Anderson Nillborn October 30. He weighedseven pounds, 11 ounces and was20.5 inches long. His grandpar-ents are Ed and Linda Nill of Pierre and great–grandmotherMarge Anderson of Murdo. Milo joins two brothers Owen George,and Henry Mark Nill.Sunday following church Rayand Janice Pike went to Pierre fordinner and shopping.Martha Kinsley and daughterSharon Tisher of Pierre visitedRon and Donna Kinsley on Satur-day.Our sympathy to Dean and DebFaber in the loss of son Curt.Jeremy and Kayla Hoag andSydney of Aberdeen came to Drap-er Friday evening to Tony andKim Schmidt's. Jeremy went ontoPhilip for the weekend, huntingwith his dad, Fred. Followingchurch Sunday Don Volmer joinedthem for dinner. While here Kaylahelped her parents with theChristmas lights on their house. Ihad to quit watching; Kayla onthe ladder made me nervous!Jody Wingert of Benton City,Wash., has been spending time inSioux Falls with mom MargeHayes. On Sunday Marge, Jody,Mary and Mike Dott, JaimeHayes and son Malachi all of Sioux Falls, along with Steve andMarla Hayes and Marla's parents,Morris and Donna Knutson of Volga, were on hand for the confir-mation of Nick Hayes into theCatholic church in Presho.Following church Sunday Pas-tor and Jane Hazen, Ray andShirley Vik, Rosa Lee Styles, LilaMae Christian, Margie Boyle andJanet Louder had dinner togetherat a cafe near Draper. After leaving a pint of blood atthe blood bank in Murdo Friday,Nelva and Janet Louder went toPierre. In the afternoon to Park-wood for coffee and visits withJoyce Nielsen, Darline Fuoss,Mona Sharp, Ken Halligan, Lil-lian Severyn and several others,including a good friend of mine,Bessie Husband, also visitingthere.The Prairie Hills District Dako-ta's annual conferenceDraper/Murdo church's chargeconference was held in Murdo Sat-urday evening. Started theevening off with a potluck supperwhich was very good and enjoyedby several. Then the meeting, con-ducted by Pastor Hazen and Dis-trict Superintendent Randy Crossof Rapid City, was held. Reportsgiven and business taken care of.Proved to be an interestingevening.Our get well wishes go out toEllen Valburg, who spent a fewdays in the hospital recently. She'shome now and we hope she's tak-ing it easy.
Jones County Sheriff’s Report
The Sheriff’s report is printedas received by Jones County Sher-iff’s Office. It may or may not con-tain every call received by thedepartment.
Sheriff and Deputy calls:Nov. 2
responded to amotorist assist call on I-90,eastbound, mm 202
. Vehicle wasgone prior to law enforcementarrival.
assisted landowner in rural Jones Co. withcivil issue
regarding removal of straw bales.Sheriff Weber
responded to areport of a car in the medianon I-90, westbound, mm294
.Unable to locate.Sheriff Weber
responded to amotoristassist on I-90, east-bound, mm 180
.Vehicle wastowed off of highway.
assisted GF&Pwith attempting to locate avehicle for careless shooting
.Unable to locate.Deputy Sylva
responded toa911 hangup in Murdo
.It wasfound to be a domestic verbalargument.Parties were separat-ed.
assisted DSSwith a welfare check
in Murdo.Deputy Sylva
responded to acar vs. deer accident on I-90,westbound, mm 204
.The acci-dent was turned over to the SDHighway Patrol.Deputy Sylva
responded tothe Super8 in Murdo
to informa subject that just arrived to stayaway from a guest in the motel.The incident was a divorce issue.
booked in asubject that had been arrestedfor drugsby the SD HighwayPatrol
during a traffic stop on I-90.Deputy Sylva
responded tothe Jones Co. Clinic to investi-gate a subject that was at theclinic
being treated for multiplestab wounds. The stabbing hadoccurred in White River. Theinformation was given to the Mel-lette Co. Sheriff's Office.Deputy Sylva