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4A St Cloud Times Databank Tuesday, Nov. 29, 1994 Deaths Alois Bahner, 85, Paynesville PAYNESVILLE Alois Bahner, 85, died Sunday at Hilltop Good Samaritan Center, Watkins. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Rev. Richard Leisen will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. Alois Bahner was born Feb. 1, 1909, near Paynesville to Theodore and Mary (Otto) Bahner and farmed in Lake Henry Township most of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War U, a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and a life member of Belgrade VFW Post 1825. He had been a resident of the care center since July. Survivors include a brother, Ted, Paynesville, and sister, Ann Speldrich, St. Paul. Michael Boos, 32, St Cloud Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine's Catholic Church for Michael 0. Boos, 32, 1220-15th St N, who died Sunday at St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Dingmann Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids. Parish prayers will be at 8 tonight at the funeral home. Michael Boos was born Sept 27, 1962, in St. Cloud to Donald and Julie (Maehren) Boos. He lived in the St. Cloud area all his life. Survivors include children, Shannon and Christopher, St. Joseph; mother and stepfather, Julie and Anthony Landows-ki, St. Cloud; father and stepmother, Donald and Bernice Boos, Van Nuys, Calif.; sisters and brother, Kathryn Lahr and Charlotte Henry, St. Cloud; Kenneth, Van Nuys, Calif.; Mary Lynn, Sauk Rapids; grandmother, Mary Boos, Waite Park; and stepbrothers and stepsisters, Brenda Olson, St. Cloud; Keith Landowski, Foley, Tim Landowski, Oak Park; and Kim Trigg, Foreston. Pallbearers will be Brian and Stephen Menke, Robert and Charles Boos, Keith Landowski and Randy Trigg. Rev. Engelbert Dufner, 84,Collegevffle COLLEGEVTT.T.F, The Rev. Engelbert N. Dufner, 84, died Sunday in St. John's Abbey health center. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at AbbeyUniversity Church. Abbot Timothy Kelly will officiate. Burial will be in die Abbev Ceme- H- tery. t nenas may can alter tonignt at tne AbbeyUniversity Church. There will be a prayer service at 7 tonight at the church. The Rev. Engelbert Dufner was born Oct. 13, 1910, in St. Martin to Nicholas and Catherine (Nett) Dufner and attended St. John's University and St. John's Seminary. He entered the St. John's Benedictine Community in 1933 and was ordained in 1939. He taught German and Latin for 26 years and initiated and chaired the Modem Language Department at St. John's. He served parishes in New Munich, Chokio and Jacobs Prairie and was chaplain at Mother of Mercy Home, Albany, before Daily Log Births st. cloud hospital Johnson, Justin, and Andrea Zabinski, 1410 Ninth Ave. S, Apt. 202, boy, Monday; Laudenbach, Mark and Molly, 2867 Parker Road, girl, Monday. Maternity ward hours: visiting hours for maternity wards at area hospitals are: Albany Area Hospital, Albany 1 1 a.m to 8:30 p.m.; Fairview Northland Regional Hospital, 911 Northland Drive, Princeton 1 1 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Health One Buffalo Hospital, 303 Catlin St., Buffalo 3 to 4:30 and 7 to 8 p.m.; Long Prairie Memorial Hospital, 20 Ninth St. SE, Long Prairie 1 to 8 p.m.; Meeker County Memorial Hospital, 612 South Sibley, Litchfield 2:30 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m.; Melrose Hospital, 1 1 Fifth Ave. NW, Melrose 2:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital, 1013 Hart Blvd., Monti-cello 3 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m.; Paynesville Area Hospital, 200 First St. W, Paynesville Open hours except during feeding times (6 a.m., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.); St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Ave, N 7 to 8:30 p.m. suggested family birthing visiting hours, other times can be prearranged with the family; St. Gabriel's Hospital, 815 Second St. SE, Little Falls 2 to 8:30 p.m.; St. Michael's Hospital, 425 North Elm, Sauk Centre 1 to 8:45 p.m. Fires ST. CLOUD FIRE DEPARTMENT 7:35 p.m. Monday, 405 West St. Germajn St., alarm malfunction. moving to the Abbey Retirement Center in 1987. He also received a Fulbright Scholarship for study in Germany in 1956. Survivors include sisters, Sister Odo and Sister Reparata, St Joseph-He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and seven brothers. H 1 ll Genevieve Euerie 1982 PHOTO Genevieve Euerie, 69, Eden Valley EDEN VALLEY Genevieve Euerie, 69, 167 Meeker Ave. W, died Monday at Hilltop Good Samaritan Center, Watkins. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St Peter's Catholic Church. The Rev. Virgil Braun will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dingmann's Eden Valley Funeral Home. Eden Valley Senior Citizens will pray at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Eden Valley followed by the Catholic Council of Christian Women at 7 and parish prayers at 7:30. Genevieve Euerie was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Forest Prairie Township, Meeker County, to Louis and Mary (Bauer) Nohner. She married Fred Euerie March 30, 1982, in St. Peter's Catholic Church and lived in the Eden Valley and Watkins area all her life. She worked for Ideal Security in St. Paul from 1960 to 1974 when she returned to Eden Valley. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Catholic Council of Christian Women, St. Mary's Circle and Eden Valley Senior Citizens. Survivors include sisters and brother, Kathryn Lezer and Adeline Fink, St. Cloud; Esther Faber and Jerome, Watkins; and Mary Christoffer, Eden Valley. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dec. 25, 1989; and brothers, Elmer, Lawrence and Adrian. Pallbearers will be Kenneth and Kevin Nohner, Arthur Faber, Gerald Schmit, Ronald Fink and Vernon Christoffer. Sandra Field, 46, Little Falls LITTLE FALLS Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shelley Funeral Chapel for Sandra J. Field, 46, who died Saturday from cancer at St. Gabriel's Hospital. The Rev. Harold Spann will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before ser vices Wednesday at the funeral chapel in Little Falls. Sandra Field was born Jan. 28, 1948, to Howard and Brigetta (Beemer) Field and lived in the state of Washington for High court refuses Media attorney warns decision will have dire consequences ST. PAUL ( AP) Minnesota media will be more skittish about reporting on public employees in the wake of a state Supreme Court decision, a media attorney says. But the Duluth man whose $676,000 libel award stands after the court refused to hear an appeal by the Duluth News-Tribune says mat's good. 1 "The message to the media is that they should make sure that what they print is truthful. In this case, they did not," Richard LeDoux said Monday. The newspaper reported that Eagan debate focuses on history vs. development EAGAN (AP) A seven-acre farm nestled between housing developments is at the center of a tug-of-war between a developer and city officials who want to preserve it as a historic park. The developer has bought the Holz farm in the southeast section of Eagan, a suburb south of the Twin Cities, with the idea of putting 11 single-family homes there next spring on the edge of a small lake. The city is negotiating to buy the land $tom to Gpleef fl We know how difficult time like f Hits can be. Ca!3 us, IVt-'ll err ale 20 years until recently returning to the Little Falls area. Survivors include sons and daughter, Robert and Tammy, Little Falls; Mathew and Paul, Shelton, Wash.; brothers and sister, Junie and Doris Field, St Cloud; LeRoy Williams, Oakdale, La.; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Williams; and one grandson. Harriet Fitzgerald, 77, LittleFalls LITTLE FALLS Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Simonet Funeral Home Chapel for Harriet Fitzgerald, 77, who died Friday at St. Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Victor Young will officiate. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel in Little Falls. Harriet Fitzgerald was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Spicer to Pate E. and Olida Nelson. She had been employed by a restaurant in Spicer until moving to Minneapolis in 1942. She married Jack Fitzgerald Oct. 11, 1952, in Minneapolis where she had been employed by Honeywell for 37 years. She had been a resident of Little Falls since Nov. 27, 1984. Survivors include her husband; sisters and bothers, Muriel Block, Orville, Daniel and Joseph, Spicer, and Rachael Laneger, Willmar. She was preceded in death by her parents. Lois Hanes, 51, Rockville ROCKVILLE Lois Hanes, 51, 400 Caroline Lane, died Monday at St. Cloud Hospital from injuries received in a car-pickup truck on Highway 23 west of Waite Park. Funeral arrangements are being made by Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring. Iris Johnson, 79, Sauk Rapids Iris L Johnson, 79, 5864-55th St. NE, Sauk Rapids, died today at St. Benedict's Center. Funeral arrangements are being made by Dingmann Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids. Marklowitz correction Friedora Marklowitz, 63, who died Friday at St. Cloud Hospital, lived at 25-21st Ave. N. The address was incorrect in the obituaries that appeared on Page 4A of Saturday's and Sunday's St. Cloud Times. Ethel Mattock, 92, Princeton PRINCETON - Ethel L Mattock, 92, died Monday at Elim Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Elim Home Chapel. The Rev. Donald Leigh will officiate. Burial will be in Estes Brook Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Williams-Hanson-Kaun Funeral Home and one hour before services Wednesday at the nursing home. Ethel Mattock was born March 28, 1902, in Watertown to Hubert and Selma M. (Peterson) Kempf. She married the Rev. Raymond F. Mattock May 21, 1921, in Oak Park and lived in Oak Park, Waite Park, Becker, Santiago, LeDoux, a public works supervisor, ordered work done on the road where he owned the only house. A subsequent city investigation called the improvements "highly unusual" and said LeDoux's actions "created the appearance of impropriety." Around the same time, a Duluth Police Department investigation found that LeDoux had co-owned a hardware surplus store that sold products to the city, violating a prohibition against employees doing business with the city. The city tried to fire him from his $42,612-a-year job, but he filed union grievances and won. He eventually returned to work with back pay. LeDoux sued, claiming two news stories and two editorials were libelous. He and needs to conclude the deal within two or three weeks. The cost would be in the $300,000 to $400,000 range. "We really would like the farm, assuming we can purchase it for a reasonable price," said Tom Hedges, city administrator. The farmhouse is about 90 years old and was owned by Otto and Ella Holz, who both died last year. Much of the land had earlier been sold for residential development, but the house, barn, i I Wadena and Herman before moving to Princeton. She was employed as a nurses aid by Elim Home and was a member of Princeton United Methodist Church. She had been a resident of the nursing home since 1987. Survivors include a son, Wallace, Little Falls; sister and brother, Ruby Stay and Curtis, Milaca; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in June 1955; son, Warren; sister, Dene Seagren-Auker; and one granddaughter. Pallbearers will be Raymond and Michael Mattock, Clarence and Lawrence Solem, Jeff Milbert and Dale Bauman. . ' h "- ' . - ' " ' i m..i1wA - - 4 I , I Vernon Mork Vernon Mork, 79, Waite Park Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church for Vernon N. Mork, 79, 475 Perth Drive, who died Monday at Good Shepard Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids. The Rev. Katie Schneider-Bryan will officiate. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Benson Funeral Home and one hour before services Thursday at the church. Vernon Mork was born June 9, 1915, in Lakota, N.D., to Nils H. and Hilma (Thune) Mork. He married Ardis Soder-holm Nov. 21, 1943, in Larimore, N.D., and was a 1954 graduate of the University of North Dakota. He taught at the University of Northern Iowa-Cedar Falls from 1949 to 1958 when he moved to St. Cloud. He taught secondary education at St. Cloud State University until his retirement of in 1981. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of First United Methodist Church, Minnesota Education Association, National Education Association and Phi Delta Kappa. He was a member and past president of Trollheim Lodge Sons of Norway and Golden K Kiwanis and was a past lieutenant governor of District 9 Kiwanis. Survivors include his wife; son, David, Shoreview; daughter, Marilyn, New York, N.Y.; and two stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Pallbearers will be John Kasper, David Grether, Albert Luker, James Grunerud, Wilbur Wright and Stanley Severson. Memorials are preferred to the Vernon Mork Scholarship Fund at St Cloud State University or First United to review Duluth libel ruling objected to the use of the word "paved," when technically city crews put new asphalt shavings on the road. He also objected to an editorial that said he showed "wanton disregard of the public trust." The newspaper argued that the articles were substantially correct, that the editorials are protected opinion under the First Amendment, and that LeDoux was a public figure by virtue of his supervisory position with the city. As a public figure, LeDoux would have to prove that any inaccuracies were pub-jished with "actual malice," a higher standard of proof. Attorneys for the newspaper also argued that the word "paved" was insignificant. The jury disagreed, finding state milk house and corncrib remain on about seven acres. Hedges said the City Council views buying the Holz farm as a chance to preserve some of the city history. "Eagan is all so new, we don't have any historic preservation to speak of in our community," Hedges said. "These farms were such an important part of our heritage." JIMTHEW E3ALL lumber Coznpony Methodist Church. Clara Negaard, 88, New London NEW LONDON Clara Negaard, 88, died Monday at Belgrade Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake. The Revs. Irvin and Joyce Sand-berg will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home in New London and one hour before services Friday at the church. Clara Negaard was born March 14, 1906, near New London to Sigvart and Viel (Lesterberg) Skindelien. She married Edwin Negaard Oct. 28, 1930, in First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake and the couple farmed near New London for several years. She moved to California in the early 1950s, moved to Will-mar in 1955 and to Norway Lake Township in the early 1960s. She was a member of First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Rosalie Olson and Jean Shogren, San Diego; Beverly Lundeen, Littleton, Colo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. j v v , I i t A V LJ Thomas Neu Thomas Neu, 59, Waite Park Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church for Thomas J. Neu, 59, 811 Second Ave. S, Waite Park, who died Monday at his home. The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate. Burial will be in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in St. Cloud. . Thomas Neu was born July 4, 1935, in Rockville to Alphonse and Susanna (Kirsch) Neu. He married Mary Jung Hee Lee March 1, 1960, in Seoul, Korea. He was a lifelong resident of Cold Spring until moving to Waite Park in 1994. He was employed by Woolworth and Wal-greens and was employed as a supply clerk by Cold Spring Granite from 1972 to 1989 and currently in the shipping department at Fingerhut. He was a US. Army veteran and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waite Park. Survivors include his wife; sons and daughter, Kyle, Brooklyn Center; Lyle, Waite Park; Theresa Toftey, Sauk Rapids; father and stepmother, Alphonse and Susan Neu, Cold Spring; and brother, Ronald, St. Cloud. He was preceded in death by his ments within the stories and editorials "provable as false" and ruling that LeDoux was a private figure. Some say the case could have far-reaching First Amendment implications. "The Minnesota media are now stuck with what is certainly one of the worst libel decisions in nearly 30 years," says Minnesota Newspaper Association attorney Mark Anfinson. "In the future, you're going to lose a lot of reporting on public employees who have lots of managerial responsibilities and lots of authority to spend public money." Adults & Children Extra-depth Shoes Extended Sizes & Special Order Certified Pedorthotic Consultants Prescribed Modifications Custom Shoes & Orthotics Arthritic & Diabetic Footwear Needs if I f; I yg- Rick Fahnhorst Del Noetzelman 25 Years Experience 25 Years Experience INorthgatc Comfort Shoes A division ol Northwestern Artificial Limb & Brace Co. 510 N. 25th Ave. Northgale Shopping Center Rear Parking Area St. Cloud mother, and an infant son, Lee. Pallbearers will be Paul KoshioL Frank Schreiner, Robert Leither, NoiP bert Dorsch, Arlan Pocklington and) James Robinson. Gene Petermeier, 54, Melrose MELROSE Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church for Gene F. Petermeier, 54, who died Monday at St Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Al Stangl will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call after 6:30 tonight at Patton-Schad Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church in Melrosp Melrose Fire Department will pray at J tonight at the funeral home in Melrose followed by parish prayers at 8. , A Gene Petermeier was born Oct. 1940, in Melrose Township to Conrad and Dora (Schmiesing) Petermeier. 1' married Bernette Klassen April Kf 1961, in Melrose and was the former owner and operator of Gene's Cafeg Gene's City Meat Market and Genets, Carpet Service. He was currently employed by the City of Melrose as a dispatcher. He was a member of Melrose Chamber of Commerce, Little Birgh Lake Association and St. Mary'sj Catholic Church where he was anj eucharist minister. He was a retire member and former chaplain of Meifl rose Volunteer Fire Department . , Survivors include his wife; sons, Brigri, and Keith, Hudson, Wis.; Michael, M neapolis; Wayne, Browerville; sisters and brothers, Adeline Christen and Jaclty Albany; Jim, Melrose; Bob, BurnsvilleT Bernie Barrutt, St. Cloud; Pat Brannan Sartelk and one grandson. " svf Pallbearers will be Todd and Kevin Fuechtmann, Jeff and David Petermeier, Dan Brannan and David Klasserf? mil Stella Rice, 84, Arizona Funeral services will be 10:30 a.rnii Friday at Immaculate Conception) Catholic Church, St. Anna, for Stella M Rice, 84, Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Avon, who died Sunday at Mesa Lutheran Hos Pital- : ' Wj The Rev. Steve Binsfeld will officiate Burial will be in the parish cemetery. ''afn Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.mn Thursday at the church. Parish prayenH will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements were made by Williamij Funeral Home in Avon. Stella Rice was bom June 1, 1910,.iflo Lowell, Mass., to Stanely and Josephine.! (Sporniak) Kuk. She married Victor M Rice Oct. 25, 1930, in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Chicago, 111. Shea moved to the Pelican Lake area in 196& then moving to Mesa, Ariz. in 1993. Shea was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. ' ;." Survivors include daughter, Patngaj. Doro, Mesa, Ariz.; brother and siste Casimir, Santa Ana, Calif.; Jan LaPorte, Ind.; three grandsons; and tyOj great-granddaughters. . She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Brother Rene, OFM and 12 brothers and sisters. Robert Spaeth, 59, orb Jlo Sauk Rapids Robert Spaeth, 59, 713 River Ave. Jfj Sauk Rapids, died Monday at his home. Funeral arraneements are being t- Pq made by Dingmann Funeral Honie Sauk Rapids. - joY .hit I iviii .-TUP, Paul Hannah, attorney for the News Tribune, said he was surprised that thfe ' Supreme Court would not want h' review who qualifies as a public figuieY5 or what constitutes protected opinidri: Ihe court denied the petition for furthetJ review on Nov. 16. i 'jw "What the editorial said was, In out5 opinion, what's going on here is a terrj'i ble thing for the city of Duluth.' That's1 the point of the First Amendment pf1 tection of the press, to allow the press to talk about events in our government that we don't agree with," Hannah saijl . S.A.S Drew P.W. Minor New Balance Rockport Red Wing Foot Support Clinic, etc... I Dan Husom, C.Ped.,OST 15 Years Experience rJQiffiS M-F6-S Wed. 8-8 Sat. 10-2 't

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