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Serving the MonDak area since 1908 Sunday, May 4, Obituary Curtis Hunter services for Curtis 78, Fairview, were 10 May 3, 2003, at Lutheran Church, with Pastor Larry officiating. Reader Music was Warren Johnson, and Carol Bieber. were Merle Earl Reidle, Judean Duane Ullman, Dick and Jim Ketterling. Casketbearers were Lebsock, David Iverson, Irwin Noyes, Marl- and all of his are still alive. Ushers Kids and Pat Interment will be in the Cemetery, Fairview, clh ction of Fulkerson of Sidney. , Hunter, 78, a life-long the Fairview commu- home to be with his April 29, 2003. to the Lord for his family and the privilege of being land. May 14, 1924, (Neilsen) and Carl Hunter at the family (He was new family name of father had changed arne when he came to afrom Denmark hunting ' opportunity.) y belonged to :Mile Lutheran Church Was baptized. He had of hearing the services Norwegian but unable a word because he some Danish and was confirmed at Curtis Hunter Zion Lutheran Church in 1938. He received his elementary edu- cation at the Vanderhoof School. He attended high school in Fairview and graduated in 1942. During the week, he boarded at a private home in town and went home on the weekends to work on the farm. Curtis married Vera Breitling on July 1, 1945, in Sidney. They began their married life by rent- ing two upstairs rooms at the Melby home, and Curtis worked for a car dealership that winter. In the spring of 1946, they moved to their present home when they purchased the Arnold Anvik farm and have lived there tbr 57 years. Curtis farmed this land using good conservation practices with the idea that it should be left in the best condi- tion possible; ideally rid of all wild oats, cheat grass and morn- ing glories ! Curtis was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church where he taught Sunday School, served many terms on the church coun- cil, enjoyed working with others on various church projects, and appreciated the Tuesday morn- ing Men's Bible Study. He was also a member of the Fairview's Lion's Club for 30 years and the Christmas holiday found him busily selling wreaths. He also received the honor of being a Melvin Jones Fellow. He was active in many civic organiza- tions, and served on the Sidney Health Center Hospital Board and the Community Foundation Board. His hobbies included selling snowmobiles in the winter for several years, and then he began restoring old tractors. He was also a member of the Culbertson Threshing Club and enjoyed the annual threshing bee every Sep- tember. Curtis was preceded in death by his son, Robert; his parents, Neilsene and Carl; one brother, George Hunter and his wife Babe; one sister, Cable Morrill and her husband, Alan; his brother-in-law, Frank Martin; and a nephew, Don Morrill. Surviving Curtis are his wife, Vera; a son, Mild and his wife, Janice, Fairview, and children Nancy, Pasadena, Calif., and Gregg, Williston, N.D; a daugh- ter Sandra Iverson, and her hus- band, Tex, Gillette, Wyo., and their sons, Cody, Rapid City, S.D., and Travis, Sidney, Lacey Schepens and husband, Rob, Sidney; and Michael, Sidney; a son, Morris and his special daughters, Desi and JoAnne Hill and Jane Reidle, Aberdeen, Wash.; four great-grandchildren; and two nieces and eight nephews. Mona-E news STEPPLER Jolene Amestoy and spent Easter parents, Char- Amestoy. Other the Amestoy's Easter their daughter Don Prevost, and their daughters Deedra Prevost, Prevost, Hele- and Ernest -~, Idaho. class of Cul- made a trip to r sightseeing. Students area who went are and Sean and a friend from Easter weekend Parents and brother, and Wayne Denny, Brockton. Visitors were Sam and rural Sidney. was discharged Health Center Jeanette Schmitz spent Easter Sunday with her sister Evelyn and Forrest Callison in Sidney. Attending Easter dinner at Bert and Kris Steppler's were their children Verlin, Cody and Loni Steppler, Bozeman, Hazel Kjelgaard, Dave and Sylvia Kjelgaard, Prairie Elk Commu- nity, and Cal and Jane Steppler. The children of Les and Lillian Candee gathered at Jeanne and Rick Leland's, rural Sidney, for Easter Sunday. Wendy Bengochea, Fargo, N.D., spent Easter Sunday with her parents, Jean, Linda and Josh, Charlie Creek. Helen and Harry Foss had their daughters, their spouses and grandchildren at their home for Easter dinner. Josey McClean and son Jayce, Great Falls, Jeanne and Gene Granada and family, Frazer, Mont., joined their parents Jean and Mary Lou Bidegary and sons for Easter. Betty Irigoin had as her Easter dinner guests Grace Irigoin, Peggy Franzen and Toni Marti- ni, all of Sidney, Marshall lrigoin, Mike and Mary Irigoin and boys. Thank You We want to thank each and of you for making Phils 80th birthday a special day. A big thank you to our kids and grandkids for all their nice help. God Bless you all, Phil & Joyce Hernandez Spring is here! So is Ferrellgas with super spring savings! Wells Fargo Free Checking comes with Wells Fargo people. Get personal More locations, attention so you'll always anytime from find a banker our 24-hour when you phone bankers, need one. At Ferrellgas, we want to do business with all of our neighbors. And we're ready to prove it! For a limited time* this spring, your local Ferrellgas propane professionals are More knowledgeable bankers to help make the most of your accounts. Offering you incredible price discounts a, nd tank offers designed with you in mind. 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