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Tyler Tribute - Page 2 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Looking ahead Early Peach on May 25 at deadline Tyler Legion Due to the Memorial Day holiday, there will The American Red be an early Peach dead- Cross bloodmobile line of Thursday, May will be in Tyler on May 25 at noon for all ads 25, 1-7 p.m., at the Ty- for the Southwestern ler American Legion, Peach. 138 E. Bradley Ave. meetin Eligible donors can RTR schedule an appoint- gJ ment by using the free closed to Blood Donor App, visit- ing redcrossblood.org public card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are re- quired at check-in. or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733- RTR Public Schools - 2767). A blood donor ISD 2902 Special Meet- ing on May 25, 2017 at 9:00 am. at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Ivanhoe. 1. Call to Order - Me- diation with mediator Michael Stockstead of the Bureau of Mediation Services; The BMS has ordered that the me- diation be closed to the May 19 The first Couples Golf Night is Friday, May 19 public and classified as private and nonPublic pursuant to Minnesota Administrative Rules 5510.2810 Subp. at the Tyler Golf Club. 2. Motion to Relay for Life meeting pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3, attor- ney-client privilege. 3. Adjourn Citizens State May 24 Team # Cure, a Lin- coln County Relay for Life team is having a fundraiser on Wednes- day, May 24, 4-8 p.m. at the Pizza Ranch in Pip- estone. See their ad for more information. Bank of Tyler celebrates 100 CitizensState Bank of Tyler will be celebrat- ing 100 years the-end of May. Stop in May 26, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. for treats and help them Eel- ebrate. See their ad for more information. RTR Public Home of the Knights/ High School Events Wednesday, May 17 - High School Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18 - Last day of school, 1:30 p.m. dis- missal; Track at Cottonwood, 4 p.m. Friday, May 19 - No School, Teacher workday; Gradua- tion practice, 9 a.m.; Baseball at MCC, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20 - Graduation, 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 - Softball playoffs Wednesday, May 24 - Golf sub-section Thursday, May 25 - Track sub-section, Luverne Middle School Events Wednesday, May 17 - School board meeting, Tyler, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18 - Last day of school; 8th grade rec- ognition, 8:45 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. dismissal; IH Baseball at Canby, 4:30 p.m. Varsity track at Lakeview, 4 p.m.; IH Golf at Minneota, 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 19 - Teacher workshop; Varsity baseball at MCC, 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20 - High school graduation Tuesday, May 23 - Showcase trip to Henry Doorly Zoo Thursday, May 24 - Sub-section Track at Luverne Elementary School Events Wednesday, May 17 - 2 p.m. Kindergarten graduation Thursday, May 18 - Last day of school; early dismissal at 1:30 p.m. www.rtrschools.org High School Middle School Elementary School PO Box 659 PO Box 310 PO Box B Tyler, MN Russell, MN Ruthton, MN 56178 56169 56170 507-247-5911 507-823-4371 507-658-3301 RTR Elementary Menus Wednesday, May 17 Breakfast: Cook's Choice Lunch: Cook's Choice Thursday, May 18 Breakfast: Cook's Choice Lunch: Cook's Choice RTR Middle & High School Lunch Menus Wednesday, May 17 Cook's Choice Thursday, May 18 Cook!s Choice Obituaries Ethel Huhnstock Oct. 11, 1919 - April 11, 2017 Ethel Christine Huhn- stock, age 97, passed peacefully in her sleep on April 11 in the warmth and comfort of her resi- dence in Fortson, Georgia. The family will be bring- ing their beloved mother and grandmother home, to lay to rest in Ruthton next to her life partner and be- loved husband John. Graveside services will be held by the family at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27 in Ruthton, followed by a celebration of life at 1 p.m. at the Holland Senior Citizen Center, 441 Rock Street, Holland. The fam- ily has created a Facebook page ("Ethel nuhnstock" ) to share your best memo- ries and or favorite pho- tos. Ethel was born Oct. 11, 1919 to Hans and Clara (Bornholdt) Sorensen of rural Ruthton. Ethel at- tended grade school at District 34 until entering the Ruthton School, gradu- ating in 1937. On Sept. 18, 1938 Ethel married John Huhnstock and resided in Ruthton. Their union was blessed with three children--lena Lee, ]ames (Jim), and Judith (Suds), six grandchildren and eight great-grand- children. She was lovingly referred to as Grandma Great by them. Ethel and John built and operated the Ruthton Kleenette and J&E Kar Kleen, Ruthton Rural Water Service and the Ruthton Blacksmith. During these years to- gether, some of their most memorable enjoyments were the many summers their grandchildren spent with them. Together they enjoyed fishing, hunting, cards and time with ex- tended family and friends. They retired happily to- gether in 1982. In 1984 Ethel and John moved to Fortson, Georgia where they lived with grandson Scott Ressmeyer until their return to Ruthton in 1989. In 1995 Ethel returned to Fortson to be near her two daughters, where she helped with Joni's catering business, baking and cook- ing all her favorite recipes. Each summer Ethel trav- eled and spent time with ]udi in Indiana, and with her dear friends Richard and Catherine Ness, her sisters, and all her life friends in Ruthton. She was preceded in death by her husband John in 1995, son Jim in 1996, sister Gladys Lingen in 2017, and brother Wayne Sorensen. Ethel is lovingly remem- bered by her two daugh- ters, Jona Lee Ressmeyer of Fortson, Georgia and Judith Gill of Greenwood, Indiana, grandchildren-- Scott Ressmeyer (Ro- chelle) of Fortson, Georgia, Mark Ressmeyer (Gaye) of Columbus, Georgia, Tim Gill (Ellen) of Greenwood, Indiana, Joni Gill-Ashcraft Smith (Lori) of Colum- bus, Georgia, Jennifer Huhnstock Hamm (Ed) of Round Lake Beach, Ilinois, and Jeff Huhnstock (Liz) of Round Lake Beach, Illi- nois; great-grandchildren Jeff Huhnstock and Jac- queline Huhnstock, Scott Gill, Grant Gill, Nick Gill and Ellie Grace Gill, Pierce Ressmeyer, and Abbie Ash- craft. She leaves us rich in memories. William Sietsema Feb. 23, 1977 - May 1, 2017 Funeral service for Wil- liam Robert"Bill" Sietsema was 11 a.m. Saturday, May 6 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Faribault. He died May I in Faribault. Bill was born Feb. 23, 1977 in Pipestone to Darwin and Sharon (Schelhaas) Sietsema. He graduated from Russell- Tyler-Ruthton High School with the Class of 1995. He earned his electrician diploma from Minnesota West in 1997. Bill was united in mar- riage to Andrea Chris- tensen on Sept. 18, 2004 in Faribault. He worked for Cedar Lake Electric in Faribault for 13 years. For the past seven years he was the facility manager for Aurora Pharmaceuti- cals in Northfield. Bill loved everything sports--playing, watching, and coaching. He volun- teered his time to numer- ous sports associations-- boys and girls basketball, football, and fastpitch. Bill enjoyed hunting and golf- ing, but most of all, the coaching of his own chil- dren's sports teams was his passion. He is survived by his wife Andrea and their children Carter and Rylee; his par- ents Darwin and Sharon Sietsema; his grandmoth- er ]eanette Schelhaas; sib- lings Brent (Jennifer) Sie- tsema and Brenda Oared) Dagel; brother-in-law ]oey Christensen; father-in-law Chris Christensen (Sandy Weeks); nephews Tyler and Trevor Dagel, and Jasper, Boden and Tatum Sietsema; and niece Josie Dagel. He was preceded in death by his mother-in- law Mary Christensen, grandparents John Schel- haas and Gordon and Mar- tina Sietsema, and uncle David Sietsema. Engagement Announcements Allison Carmany and Joshua Turtle Steve and Leanne Carmany and Mark and Jane Turtle are pleased to announce the engagement of their chil- dren, Allison and Joshua. Allison is currently a senior at the University of Sioux Falls. Joshua will graduate from the University of Sioux Falls in May and complete his student teaching in the fall. A small wedding is planned for Aug. 11 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. FEbleskiver Days 2L?/7 There will be a Cruise- In Car Show during /Ebleskiver Days on Sat- urday, July 22 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the fair- grounds in Tyler. People may bring their cars, trucks, motorcycles and ratrods, new or old. There will be no judging or trophies. Just come and enjoy what we have to offer at /Ebleskiver Days. No pre-registra- tion. If you would like, you can join the parade at 7 p.m. (One warning, do not rev up your vehicle in front of Mark Wilm- es!) We will place flyers at businesses in Tyler and neighboring towns. We will also hand out flyers at other car shows in the area. Bob Johnson has in- formed us that a Lincoln Car Club he belongs to will be attending the show and joining in the parade also. There are a lot of car and motor- cycle enthusiasts. We hope you will attend and show us what you have. The Car Show commit- tee is led by Les Johnson, Paul Thomsen, Dean Brandt, Tim Thooft, and Ty Thooft. If you have any questions give Les a call at 247-5414. in library Dear Readers, Young readers of graph- ic novels will be thrilled with a new selection of fun books ready for sum- mer reading. The three new series are "Star Wars - Showdown on the Smug- gler's Moon:' ' vengers K - Avengers vs. Ultron" and "Disney Kingdoms - Keep- ers of the Weird." We also have a selec- tion of beginner reader level books including four "Hank the Pet Sitter" sto- ries. These books are full of very cute illustrations and have humorous names like "Elmer the Very Sneaky Sheep" and "Yum-Yum the Very Soiled Fish." They will definitely appeal to the younger set. We are working on our goal this year to increase our audio book collection and the library is pleased to offer three new audio books. They are "Portraits of Courage" by George W. Bush, "The Shack" by Wm. Paul Young, and Jodi Picoult's "Small Great Things:' Library Letters By Carla Skjong You will definitely want to read these next two new novels. Elizabeth Strout won the Pulitzer Prize with the amazing "Olive Kitteridge" several years ago and she now offers ' nything is Possible." The deep bonds of family, the small town, reconciliation and hope are themes in this important new book Bridge Across the Ocean" by Susan Meissner tells the story of World War II war brides then and now. A trip to Amer- ica on the famed Queen Mary ended in tragedy and Brette Caslake is deter- mined to solve the 70 year old mystery. The book is "a beguiling tapestry of sto- rytelling? Please be aware that the library will be closed Fri- day and Saturday, May 26, 27 and Memorial Day. Also, June I will be the first day to sign-up for the Summer Reading Program. Agriculture students were honored at the Ag- riculture Department Awards Banquet which was held at Ridgewater College-Willmar Campus on Monday, April 3, 2017. Students received awards Residential & Commercial Owners We O er: Fe il er programs [ Weed Control Programs { u Insect Control Program ~.FUllvTn~ugo-" Mosquito Control Programs ~_ '~uret/j#- Core Aeration -~,,,-~ Call to get an estimate on your lawn care needs for 2017. [~UNDERGROUND, LLC SPECIALIZING IN DIRECTIONAL DRILLING OF ALL TYPES: Farm Drainage I Electrical Sewer I Culverts I Water Geo Thermal SERVING "'HE TYLER AREA ALSO: Excavation Demolition Dozer Work Tree Moving Site Work Gravel Call Tony 507-530-6482 for their participation in state and national Postsec- ondary Agriculture Stu- dents (PAS) contests. The state PAS contests were held in Marshall, Minne- sota in February anti the national contests were held in St. Louis, Missouri in March. Students were also recognized at the ban- quet for other academic achievements. Jerry Wichern of Tyler, the son of Ouane and Judy Wichern, received the fol- lowing award(s) for state competition: 1st Place Career Progress - Power Structural & Technical and 3rd Place Employment In- terview - Ag Equipment Service. Jerry was also recog- Lake Stay township is asking for price quotes for 2850 yards of crushed gravel to be put on before August 1, 2017. Please send the quotes before June 5, 2017 to: Ben Dwire 2559 280th Avenue Arco, MN 56113 Norma Renken, Clerk nized for being on the Ridgewater College Fall Semester Dean's List and for placing first for this Fall Field Day Crop pre- sentation. Ridgewater College is a community and techni- cal college educating over 6,000 individuals each year on its campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minnesota. For more in- formation visit ridgewater. edu. Ridgewater College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity em- ployer and educator. This document is available in alternative formats to indi- viduals with disabilities by calling 1-800-722-1151 or through the Minnesota Re- lay Service at 1-800-627- 3529.