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Tyler Tribute - Page 2 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Looking ahead RTR board Obituaries Elmer Possail March 18, 1936-Aug. 31, 2017 Elmer Possail, age 81 of Tyler, passed away et Thursday, Aug. 31 at his Ser_. 20 home. Funeral services The next regular were 10:30 a.m. Monday, monthly meeting of Sept. 4 at Christ Lutheran the RTR School Board Church in Marshall. Visita- will be held Wednes- tion was 4-7 p.m. Sunday day, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Tyler Area Funeral in the cafeteria at RTR Home with a 6:30 p.m. Elementary School in prayer service. Visitation Ruthton. continued one hour prior Columbia and Germany. to the service at church EImer alsoenjoyedplaying on Monday. Burial was in fast pitch softball around Fall into the Arco Cemetery, Online the Tyler area. His greatest condolences may be sent joy was his family--he was via www.stephensfuner-so proud of his children alservice.com. Stephens and their families. Elmer Funeral Service-Tyler Area enjoyed every chance he Funeral Home assisted the got together with them. family with arrangements. Elmer is survived by his Three Tyler bou- Elmer Harold PossailwifellaofTyler;children-- tiques will be having a Fall into Spring event was born March 18, 1936 Deanna (Clair) Drake of to Albert and FlorenceTyler, Roxane (Andy) We- on Saturday, Sept. 9. See (Larson) Possail in Lake ber of Elkton, South Dako- their ad for the details of this first-ever event. Stay Township, Lincolnta, Doug (]anel) Possail of County. He was baptized Tyler, and Duane (Jeanna) and confirmed at Zion Possail of Tyler; 12grand- Fall Festival Evangelical Lutheran children--Darice (Jason), Church in Island Lake.Chad (Renae), Daynica Sept. 10 at Elmer graduated June 4, (Patrick), Cade (Amanda), 1954 from Ivanhoe HighLindsey (Adam), Sidney St. Dionysius School then joined the U.S. Oared), Lance (Kaitlyn), Army, where he served as a Justine, Bailey, Taylor (Ni- St. Dionysius Fall Fes- medic in Germany. He flew cole), Jade (Brett), and tivai will be held Sun- home to marry his wife lla Shayna; 14 great-grand- day, Sept. 10 with their Knutson on Jan. 3, 1956 children--Ramsey, Jerad, annual Festival Mass at at Diamond Lake ChurchKennedy, Reese, Keilen, 10 a.m. followed by a near Lake Benton. He was Kai, Jens, Juhl, Svea, Colt, beef dinner with all the discharged in October Mavryck, Rhett, Jace and trimmings plus games, 1956 and came home to Callen. He is also survived cake walk, raffle and farm. Farming and cattle by his siblings--Marga- more. See their ad for were his dream, ret (Bob) Kolb, Clarence all thedetaiis. Elmer served on the (Glenyce) Possail, and Farm Credit Service Board, Clara Hastings; brothers- Fall Dinner Soil and Water Conser-in-law Marvin Allen and ration Board and Lyon-William (Deb)Kaczrowski. at Bethany, Lincoln Electric Board. He He was preceded in death Arco Sept. 17 was a member of the SWby his parents, son Kend- Cattlemen's Association, all, sisters Sylvia Allen and Bethany Lutheran in Tyler American Legion,Laura Kaczrowski, broth- Arco will have their an- and served as treasurer of er-in-law Ivan Hastings, nual Fall Dinner on Sun- his church. Elmer and lla sister-in-law Lucinda Pos- day, Sept. 17, serving 11 enjoyed traveling to the sail, and parents-in-law a.m.-1 p.m. See their50 states together as well Fred and Christine Knut- ad inside this issue for as Canada, Mexico, British son. more details. www.rtrschools.org The Rock Oct. 6-7 The Rock Rummage Sale is set for Oct. 6-7 at The Rock in downtown Tyler. See their ad for all the details. Sept. 14 The Southwest Re- gional Development Commission's Full Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Meeting will be held at the River City Eatery, 344 10th Street, Windom. FIND US ON FACEBOOK WWII History programs offered by county libraries By Shelly Finzen 1945, American and Ger- lbvjeditor@gmaiLcom man soldiers fought to- .... gethe~,,~o ~a~. ,rench Beginning in September,. soldiers from. the SS. ;The the Lincoln County Public' Germans'hadbeentordered Libraries, including Ivan- to execute all of the French hoe, Siverson in Hendricks, prisoners. This event took Tyler, and Lake Benton, place at Itter Castle, Aus- will sponsor OneBook/ tria. The program begins One County Read with aat 10 a.m. and will include focus on WWII events and coffee and a light snack. speakers. As part of this Everyone is welcome to county-wide program,this program. each library has provided a On Thursday, Sept. 28, limitednumberofcopiesof Faye Berger will visit all "Finding Foxholes" by Faye four Lincoln County li- Berger to county residents, braries to speak about If a resident would like to our County Read, "Finding read the book, but cannot Foxholes." Follow Berger get one of the free copies, and her father as he tells there are also copies avail- tales of the war from the able to check out. In addi- front lines, then revisits tion to the free books, the the various sites nearly 50 libraries will host a variety years later. See how the of special guest speakers in war-front has been affect- September and October for ed by the passage of time county residents to hear and visit with Berger in a and enjoy, discussion time at the end On Saturday, Sept. 23 the of each program. The pro- Lake Benton Public Library gram will begin in Tyler at will host Erick Harper, the Tyler American Legion World War II history buff Hall at 10 a.m. It will be in and RTR World History Lake Benton at the library teacher. Harper will give at 12:30 p.m., at the lvan- a presentation on the rare hoe Library at 3 p.m., and occurrence of Americans and Germans working to- County libraries gether during the war. In continues on page 5 Carl Burk Memorial services for Carl Burk, age 75 of Mah- tomedi, formerly of Lake Benton, will be Saturday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Lake Benton. Memorial visita- tion is Friday, Oct. 13, 4-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., all at Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be private. He died Aug. 28 at Ab- bott-Northwestern Hospi- tal in Minneapolis. Arrangements are pro- vided by Hartquist Funer- al Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Lake Benton. Send on-line condolences at www.hartquistfunerai. com. Karen Spiczka Karen Spiczka, age 70 of Tyler, died at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Arrangements are currently pending with Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Tyler. On-line details may be found at www. hartquistfuneral.com. RTR Middle and High School Lunch Menus ublic Schools Home of the Knights/ High School Events Thursday, Sept. 7 - Volleyball vs. MACCRAY, 4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 - Football vs. HLO, 7 p.m.; Volleyball at Marshall invite Saturday, Sept. 9 - Volleyball at Marshall invite; FFA trap at Springfield Sept. 11-15 - Homecoming Week Monday, Sept. 11 - ]V Football vs. WWG, 5:45 p.m.; Homecoming Coronation, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 - Volleyball at TMB, 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14- - Volleyball vs. RCW, 4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 - Football vs. WWG, 7 p.m. Middle School Events Thursday, Sept. 7 - Volleyball vs Minneota, 4:30 p.m.; Football at Canby, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 - Sixth grade football at Pipestone Sept. ll-lS - Homecoming Week Tuesday, Sept. 12 - Football at Pipestone, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 - Volleyball at Pipestone, S p.m. Elementary School Events Sept. 11-15 - Homecoming Week Thursday, Sept. 7 - Youth Volleyball practice begins; Practice every Monday and Thursday until Oct. 2 Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Picture Day High School Middle School Elementary School PO Box 659 PO Box 310 PO Box B Tyler, MN 56178 Russell, MN 56169Ruthton, MN 56170 507-247-5911 507-823-4371 507-658-3301 Wednesday, Sept. 6 Egg and cheese bagel, hash- browns, yogurt cup, fresh fruit Thursday, Sept. 7 RTR School Menus Beefy Mac 'n Cheese, green beans, bread, fresh fruit Elementary Breakfast and Lunch Friday, Sept. 8 Wednesday, Sept. 6--Breakfast: French toast sticks, sausage Pizza Friday - Cheeseburger links, fruit Lunch: Egg and cheese bagel, hash browns, yogurt pizza, salad bar, fresh fruit cup, fresh fruit Monday, Sept. 11 Thursday, Sept. 7--Breakfast: Cereal, string cheese, fruit Tator tot hotdish, oven Lunch: Beefy Mac 'n Cheese, green beans, fresh fruit, bread roasted broccoli, bread, fresh Friday, Sept. 8--Breakfast: Breakfast cookie, yogurt cups fruit Lunch: Pizza Friday - Cheeseburger pizza, fresh fruit, salad Tuesday, Sept. 12 Monday, Sept. ll--Breakfast: Cereal, string cheese Lunch: Taco Tuesday - Beef tacos, Tator tot hotdish, oven roasted broccoli, fresh fruit, bread cheesy refried beans, salad Tuesday, Sept. 12--Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, toast, bar, fresh fruit fruit Lunch: Taco Tuesday, beef tacos, cheesy ferried beans, Wednesday, Sept. 13 fresh fruit, salad bar Bacon cheeseburger, French Wednesday, Sept. 13--Breakfast: Cereal, yogurt, fruit Lunch: fries, salad bar, fruit Bacon cheeseburger, French fries, fruit, salad bar Thursday, Sept. 14 Thursday, Sept. 14--Breakfast: Waffles, sausage links, fruit Popcorn chicken bowl, corn, bread, fruit Lunch: Popcorn chicken bowl, corn, fruit, bread New veterinarian speaks The I~jler Kiwanis Club lb!his week Tyler Kiwanis Club News By Betty Jo SolfJerg, reporter met Satarday, Aug: 30 ~at noon at the Kronborg Inn and enjoyed a ham dinner. After the meal, Mark to attend her grandsonit was only in birds and Schwanebeck opened the Johnny Solberg's (start- cannotbe spread or trans- meeting with the Pledge to ing wide receiver for St. ferred to other animals. the American Flag, the last Cloud University) football She told us their clinic is verse of '~America," and af- game at SMSU in Marshall very busy taking care of all terwardled usin prayer, on Thursday night; Lesof the animals that come We sang together "Old Sanderson who is thankful in and emergency calls McDonald's Farm" (for for the sunshine; and Dar- they get. Today's program our speaker, the new vet- rel Denney for celebrating was such an entertaining erinarian), led by Betty Jo another birthday (we sang program with much dis- Solberg. the birthday song), cussion from the Kiwanis Happy Bucks were put Jack Johnson introduced members that were pres- in by Jack Johnson who the program, our new ent. was happy for the program veterinarian, Dr. Cassie The meeting adjourned that day and for the sun- Wriebel. She grew up in at i p.m. shine; Judy Williamson for Pipestone. She attended The Tyler Kiwanis Club the lovely weekend with the University of Minne- has been meeting for over her children Todd and sota and four years of vet 60 years. They enjoy a Lisa, and getting to see her school, where she got her noon meal and lively con- older granddaughter and Veterinarian Degree. She versations. They serve the youngest great-grandson; is employed at Southwest Tyler community in nu- Doc Klein who was just Veterinarian Clinic in Ty- merous ways. You are wel- happy to be there; Betty ler. She talked about the come to come and visit us. ]o Solberg for being able bird flu and explained that iiiii! ii:i: i;:' i! r .... :: The Tyler Fire Department would like to thank everyone who participated in our Golf Tournament and raffle this year and everyone who sponsored the tournament. Johnson Trenching Lamote Tree Service Lyon Lincoln Electric ABRA Auto Body and GlassMiller Legal Adorned Alley Boutique Petersen Law Office Althoff Crane Pluto Legal, PLLC Apollo Water Systems, Inc. Pomp's Tire Service Baker Septic Renew Energy Maintenance, LLC Beck Agency Rich's Plumbing & Heating Better Water Industries S&K Auto Repair & C-Store Bloom's Vehicle Detailing Service Scott's Electronics Bremer Bank Serreyn Tree Service, LLC Bruender's Corner Mart Smalltown Girlz Southwest Family Chiropractic Buffalo Ridge Concrete Southwest Insurance Services Car Corral State Farm Christensen Metal Yard Stephen's Funeral Services, Inc. Christianson Crop lesurance (Tyler Funeral Home) Christianson Implement Co. Sturdevant's Auto Parts CHS Ruthton TE Underground Citizens State Bar)k of Tyler Thomas Electric, Inc. Dean Brandt Heating & ACThomsen Hardware Dressen Body Shop Tyler Boat Center Dybdahl Photography Tyler Body Shop El Bell's Decor & More Tyler Electric Enemark Seeds Tyler Locker Gylling Seeds Tyler Lumber Company Hair Expressions Tyler Motel Hair Happenings / (Barb Powel) Tyler Oil Co. Hartquist Utoft-JohansenTyler Realty (Merv Peterson) Jorgensen Financial Services Tyler Tribute KHC Construction (Buffalo Ridge Newspapers) Kibble Equipment Van der Hagen, Skogrand Kjergaard Sports & Associates Kronborg Inn Vestas American Wind Tech, Inc. KRT Foaming (Kyle, Ryan, Tory) Werkman Mechanical, LLC WT Lawn Service (Wade Thooff) Card Shower for Joyce In honor of our mother Joyce Serie's 95th Birthday on September 12t", please send a card to: Apt 2, Danebod Village, Tyler, MN 56178 The Tyler Rod and Gun Club FIREARMS SAFETY CLASSES Classes start September 12, 14, 19 and 21 6:30-9:00 p.m. Testing will be Tuesday, September 26 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Youth must be 11 years of age by September 12, 2017 to be able to take the class. Class sized limited to 30. Cost is $7.50 to the DNR after the class is completed. All other costs covered by the Tyler Rod and Gun Club. When you shop locally, not only do you buy the convenient way, but you benefit your community! The Rock Christian Youth Center's 13th Annual Friday, October 6 I Noon - 7 p.m. Saturday, October 7 I 9 a.m. - Noon (halfpr{ce)~ I front of the Rock Sept. 6th-30th.:::~ ~| Please no old computers, TVs, baby cribs, child car~~, ~ seats, or broken furniture. Volunteers needed to setup ~ ~ and work the sale, call 507-828-0057 or 507-828-2cj:;8 ~t~lt,/TM ~.~ The Rock is located in "~'-~~ Tyler at 148 N. Tyler St., " / :::~ next to Maynards.