Emma Rehurek obituary

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. „ , _„_„„„„ in j a f£. ° f . "".??,"?. nc for hls convictions. meat-packing plant to shake some hands. Twelve hours and two speeches later, he was handshaking bis way through an air base with no end in sight. "I don't start at 4:30 very often," he scoffed. "Usually I don't get going until 6:30." Gunderson is the Republican candidate for the First District congressional seat being vacated vacated by five-term Representative Representative Ben Reifel. He is opposed in the contest by Democrat Frank Denholm. The burly, bespectacled candidate candidate shakes a lot of hands in a day's work, and his greetings greetings are just as hearty at 4:30 in the afternoon as they were 12 hours earlier. "I really enjoy enjoy meeting people," he says. "That's what it's all about." Gunderson is a farmer and a members have been elected to the Menno High School Honor Society. Society. They are Landon Nusz, Douglas Douglas Stoebner, Delilah Rempfer, Valerie Haisch, Doris Klaudt, Scott Schempp, Gary Ulmer, David Bender, Ronald Bertsch and Debra Wildermuth. small wants businessman, and he prospective voters to know it. An unpretentious man, he nonetheless has acquired an stands "I want the voters to see me as somebody easy to talk to, somebody willing to listen." he says. "I shake their hands, visit with them, just be me. "I say the same things all over the state. I dan't tell different things to different different audiences. There are only 360,000 people in this Emma Rehurek Rites atTyndall By Republic News Service TYNDALL—Funeral services for Miss Emma Rehurek, 78, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Tyndall Presbyterian church with the Rev. Jay Funk officiating. officiating. Burial will be in the Czech National Cemetery with the Petrik Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. . Miss Rehurek was born Dec. 27, 1891 at Tyndall to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rehurek and died Oct. 23 at a Yankton hospital. _ Survivors include six sisters, Mrs. Anton Pavlish and Mrs. Charles Mejstrik, Tyndall; Mrs. John ffidadky, Chicago; Mrs. Joe Hakl, Geddes; Mrs. Charles Plucar, Toledo, Iowa, and Mrs. Joe Henzlik, Mitchell, and a brother, 'John, Tyndall. Scotland Club business. Gunderson was first elected to the state legislature in He's been re-elected every year except 1959 ("I didn't campaign campaign that year," he says, I've never made that mistake again) and last year was elected speaker of the house. "I've had an opportunity to look at problems in this district from a lot of different different angles," he said. "Some people felt I had' something to offer state government, and now I' feel I'm the best equipped candidate to represent the people of this district in national national government." Gunderson me n t i o n s Southeast Asia war, law order, agriculture, industry, economy and water resources any discussion of major issues. "What the major issue is depends on who you are," he remarked. "To the woman who'» having a baby and whose bus- band is a prisoner of war, the war. To a farmer who to cut up his corn for silage, it's the agriculture program." Gunderson says he is proud to be a South Dakotan. "We have a very, very bright future in this state," he said, "I've talked to people who have moved here from Seattle, (New York and Chicago, and they're impressed with the

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  1. The Daily Republic,
  2. 28 Oct 1970, Wed,
  3. Page 23

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