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VednesdaTT February 15 T 2012 FARMERS INDEPENDENT, Bagleyr Minnesota - Page 2 " " Clarence Sletto, 88, resident chapel of the Good Samaritan of the Good Samaritan Center Center in Clearbrook, in Clearbrook, died Monday, with Rev. Michael Sletto Feb. 13, 2012 at the Sanford officiating. Visitation will be Bagley Medical Center in one hour prior to the service. Donald Fredenburg and lived on the family farm all his life. His grandfather pioneered the farm in the late 1800's. He lived in the house that his father and grandfather built in 1906. He starting helping on the farm raising corn, grain, dairy cows and then beef cattle, with the help of his father, who died in 1992. He played briefly in a dance band called the "Hot Licks" in the earlier years. He married Janet Daugherty on June 6, 1970. After his marriage he did direct selling for 13 years with the Shaklee Corp., Argenion Water Filters, the Bretney Corp. and NuWalters Co., along with the farming operation. He was a Jones Township Supervisor from 1971 to 1980. Donald played the violin and accordion (old time music) at four different nursing homes. He loved to visit with the residents. He occasionally played at "Pony Lake" on Tuesday nights and at Itasca Pioneer Music nights. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, watching wrestling on television, telling jokes and visiting with his friends and family. He never met a stranger, and was liked by everyone that knew him. He was a life member of the National Rifle Assn. and the North American Hunting Club. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Janet of Solway; daughter, Janell (Dennis Newland Jr.) Fredenburg of Berrtidji; a granddaughter; along with nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Lyle, and sister, Loise Johnson. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson- Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji. Online guest book at www. olsonschwartzfuneralhome. com. Donald Earl Fredenburg, 82, of rural Solway, died Feb. 9, 2012 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Bemidji, from complications of a stroke. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji, with Pastor Kent Dudley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Moose Creek Cemetery, rural Shevlin. He was the son of Earl and Gertrude (Pitsenburger) Fredenburg. He grew up Arthur Bestul 1914-2012 Bagley. Art was born in Shevlin,Nov. 5, 1914 to parents Isaac and Barbara "Bella" (Westberg) Bestul. He married Marian Elaine Christlieb July 18, 1942 at Shevlin. Art served in the US Army from 1942 to 1945 when he was honorably discharged as a disabled veteran. He spent his working years doing miscellaneous jobs throughout northern Minn. Art and Elaine moved to southern Florida in 1968 where they raised birds and enjoyed the sunshine and warm weather. Art returned to Minnesota 12 years ago upon the death of his wife Elaine and resided in assisted living in Wyoming, Minn. until his health failed and he entered long term care. A special thanks to Health and Rehabilitation of New Brighton Minn. and HealthEast Hospice for their care and support. He is survived by his son, Jack Bestul (LaVayne) of Shafer, Minn.; daughter, Marrianne Schwengler of Minneapolis; son, Dale Bestul of Texas; brother, Ernest Bestul (Iva) of Bagley; grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, five sisters, wife Elaine, daughter Jeannette, and grandson Terrence. Messagesofcondolencemay be sent to ceasefuneralhome. YOUR WEEKLY WEATHER & MARKET REPOR1 com Arthur Palmer Bestul, 97, of Wyoming, Minn., formerly of Pnnta Gorda, Fla. and Bagley, died Feb. 12, 2012 from complications of cancer. A visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 17, from 10 a.m.- noon at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bagley. Interment will take place at the Bagley City Cemetery at 12 noon. Military rites will be accorded by the Irvin Blix American Legion Post 16 of Marcia Kern 1955-2012 at St. John Vianney Catholic knitting and sewing, and Church in Round Prairie, with used her talent as a craft club Father Christopher Darby as member and 4-H leader for celebrant, several years. Burial was in Calvary Marcia is survived by Cemetery in Wadena. her husband David of New Marcia Jean Kern was born York Mills; her parents to Eugene and Lois (Lene) Eugene and Lois Harwood Harwood July 7, 1955 in of Bagley; daughters Mary Bagley. (Stefan) Wick, Beth (Alfred) Marcia Harwood and David Bulcher, and Charity Kem; Kern were united in marriage 11 grandchildren; and sisters May 31, 1975 at St. Ann's Bonnie (Brad) Borene and Catholic Church in Wadena. Susan (Randy) Sims. As a homemaker she enjoyed caring for her family. She found time for crafting, Marcia Jean Kern died Feb. 5, 2012, at the age of 56, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, following a brief battle with cancer. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Feb. 9, Wins kid's snowmobile.... Expect a higher degree of service from the sponsors of this weather report. Tiffany Gerbracht of Bagley was the lucky winner of an Arctic Cat Z120 snowmobile at the Grafton 100 races held last weekend in Grafton, N.D. The snowmobile was awarded by Christian Brothers Racing of Fertile, Minn. Tiffany, age 8, is the daughter of John and Sheri Gerbracht of Bagley. Behind her are members of the Christian Brothers Racing Team: (from left) Logan Christian, D.J. Ekre, Cory Davis and Ryan Simons. Ekre won the Pro 600 and Pro Open classes. Bagley. The Cease Family Funeral His funeral will be held Home ofBagleyassistedwith Friday, Feb. 17,at2p.m. inthe the arrangements. Rites set for Cheryl Engen Stone Cheryl Engen Stone, 58, of Sanford, Fla., formerly of Clearbrook, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at the Winter / "x In loving memory ) of Millie Irene Gordon Jan. 18, 1918 Feb. 17, 2010 God saw you were getting tired, He did what he thought best; He put his arms around you, and said, "come and rest." He opened up his golden gates, On that heart breaking day; And with his arms around you, You gently slipped away. It broke our hearts to lose ,ou, You did not go alone; A " tort of us went with you. The day God called you home. We miss you. Love, Your Family & Friends " Park Memorial Hospital in Winter Park, Fla. Her funeral will be held in Clearbrook with the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley, assisting with the arrangements. Joseph Nelson (218) 785-2962 Stewardship Investments, LLC FINANCIAL PLANS IRAS CD ALTERNATIVES 24414 Daniel Lake Dr. Bagley, MN 56621 Securities offered through Sigma Financial Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC We would like to take this opportunity to thank Galen's Super Valu for the 32 inch fiat screen TV we wont at their store Feb. 4. We still can't believe it. Ed and Pat Swenson You were a very special person. The memories of our special love will never be forgotten. You are missed by many today, tomorrow & always. You are at your new home with Jesus. Love always, Evon &family Please give us advance notice 0t any address changes, along with the effective date of your address change, Postal fees are 50 cents per newspaper returned, If you have moved without notifying us the fees will be deducted from your subscription, Farmerslndependent LAST WEEK'S WEATHER READINGS Readings are taken at about g a.m. 11A miles South of Bagley, using a Date Lo Hi Preeip. Feb. 3 22 37 -- Feb. 4 11 NA Fog Feb. 5 24 38 -- Feb. 6 23 31 -- Feb. 7 1 19 -- Feb. 8 5 27 -- Feb. 9 18 23 Grain Markets Bagley Co-op Elevator As of Tuesday morning Oats .................................. $3.20 Barley. .............................. $4.00 Corn ................................. $5.60 Cattle Market Feeder Cattle Beef Steers Beef Heifers 500-700 Beef ltolsteins Fat Cattle Select & Choice Steers... $1-1.23 Select & Choice Heifers. $1-1.21 Holsteins .......................... $1-1.15 Slaughter Cows $.75-.88 68-.74 Low  & D'-o'own Slaughter-Bulls $.89-.97 Good Low n Prices from latest sales at Bagley Livestock Exchange, 2/2/12 Winger Livestock Exchange, 1/28/12 and Fergus Falls Livestock Exchange, 1/31/12 Today's Weather 29/8 24/5 Times of sun and Considerable doudi- clouds, ness. Sundse Sunset Sunrise Sunset 7:26 AM 5:46 PM 7:24 AM 5:47 PM L 29110 More sun t clouds. Hs in fie upper 20s and lOWS in the low teens. Sunrise Sunset 7:23 AM 5:49 PM 30/16 31/12 Mix or sun and t.Aore clouds than clouds. Highs in the sun. Highs in the low low 30s and inws in 30s and lows in the the mid tsens, low teens, Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunset 7:21 AM 5:51 PM 7:lgAM 5:52 PM Minnesota At A Glance Moon Phases Last New Feb 14 Feb 21 First Full Mar 1 Mar 8 UV Index Thu 2/16 [] Low Fri 2/17 LJ Low Sat 2/18 .l Low Sun 2/19 J Low Mon 2/20121 Low The UV Index is measured un a 0-11 number scae, with a higher UV Index sllowing the need for eater skJn pro- t,actn 0 11 Area CRies , i -I,l s--. AlbettLea 40 24 trtsonny Grand Rapids Alexandria 35 16 mstsunny Intemat.Falls Austin 39 24 sunny  Falls Bemidji 29 12 ptsunny Mankato Bladuck 28 10 ptsunny Mahall Caledonia 36 23 ptsunny MinnJSt Paul Crookston 29 11 ptsunny Montevideo Duluth 38 21 ptsunny Mocdad Fairmont 40 24 rest sunny Owatorwa FergusFalls 35 15 mstsunny Pipes'tone 31 16 cloudy RedWing 40 24 sunny 28 13 flurries Redwood Falls 43 21 mstsunny 37 18 mstsunny Rochester 38 25 sunny 41 23 mstsunny St.Cloud 38 20 mstsunny 44 23 rest sunny Thief River Falls 25 11 pt sunny 39 23 sunny TwoHarbors 35 16 ptsunny 44 21 rnst sunny Wabasha 39 25 sunny 36 15 mstsunny Willmar 43 20 mstsunny 40 25 rest sunny Winona 41 24 sunny 41 17 mstsunny Woington 40 21 mstsunny National Cities Atlanta 65 38 rain Houston ca6 51 cloudy Boston 49 40 rain Los Angeles 71 46 sunny Chicago 41 29 ptsunny Miami 80 67 ptsunny Dallas 60 39 rest sunny Minneapolis 39 23 sunny Denver 38 21 rest sunny New York 46 41 rain Ill ...... hi Phoenix 67 44 pt sunny San Francisco 61 45 mstsunny Seattle 48 38 rain St. Louis 47 32 pt sunny Washington, DC 48 40 rain 0 0 American Pmfi Hom=town Cogent So dll00C I ea rwate r- Po I k ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE qi The Power of Human Connection P.O. 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