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Page 2- Thursday, Februa,28, 2008 "WHERE THE KID GOT HIS NAME" The Sundance Times + 2008 MEMBER CHURCHES Sundance Community Church (SBC) 10th and Cleveland Minister Mel Miller Bible Study - 9:30 a.m Social - 10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship, Bible Study - 7:00 p.m. Church of Christ 369 W. Highway 14 Minister- Marvin Massey Bible Study - 10:00 am.; Worship - 11:00 a.m.; Chapel of Faith 116 S. 3rd FullGospel - Non Denominational Pastor John Rice Sunday School - 9:00 a.m.; Worship - 10:00 a.m.; Wednesday - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Royal Rangers for boys Wednesday - 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Missionettes for girls Sundance United Methodist Church 306 Ryan Street, Phone 283-1954 Rev. Marcia Shafer, Pastor Worship - 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Handicap accessible stairlift Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church 4th and Ryan Pastor Duane Shnonson, phone: 307-684-1347, cell: 307-281-0742 Worship Service - 9:00 a.m Sundays; Sunday School - 10:00 a.m Sundays Church of the Good Shepherd Mission-Episcopal 602 Main Missioner - Cliff Moore Morning prayer- Sundays - 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist 2nd Stmday of each month 9:30 a.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Lee Street Sacrament Meeting - 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School - 10:00 a.m.; Priesthood Meeting and Relief Society - 11:00 a.m. Seventh-Day Adventist Church Thompson and 4th, Lay Pastor Jason Logan, Phone 1-307-467-5334 Sabbath School - 10:00, Worship Service - 11:00, Saturdays St. Paul's Catholic Church 805 Oak, Sundance Father Peter James Mwuara Sunday Mass, 11:30 a.m. Confessions after Mass No Saturday Sen, ice Gateway Community Baptist Church 1-90 Exit 189, Frontage Road East Dr. Wayne Phillips, Pastor Phone: 307-283-1756 Sunday School - 9:30 a.m Worship - 10:45 a.m Evening - 6:00 p.m. (June - Oct) Wednesday - Youth Mtg - 6:30 p.m. Prayer/Bible Study - 7:00 p.m. Calvary Temple Assembly of God Old Hw.~: 14 W Spearfish (605) 642-3844 Pastor Dan Kent, Youth Pastor Justin Meyer, Children's Minister Aaagela Nible Sundays: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, 8:30 & 10f45 a.m. Worship Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. Evenhlg Service This community Church Calendar is proudly brought tb you by Times USPS No. 526-720 Periodicals Postage Paid P.O. Box 400 311 Main Street Sundance, WY 82729 307-283-3411 Fax 307-283-3332 www.sundancetimes.com e-maih news( sundancetimes.com * Founded in 1884 Owned by: Sundance Times, Inc. - Curtis and Linda Moberg Curtis Moberg owner, publisher, advertising Stan Horning ad design, production, circulation Joyce Briggs bookkeeper Evonna Schening writer/reporter Jeff Moberg editor, writer/reporter Elizabeth Canfield proofreader, staff writer Linda Moberg owner, office manager Deb Davis office assistant Postmaster: Send any address changes to P.O. Box 400, Sundance, WY 82729 DEADLINE 10:00 a.m. Tuesday of week to be inserted. COPYRIGHT 2008 by THE SUNDANCE TIMES All rights reserved. Official Newspaper For Crook County City of Sundance, Wyoming and the U.S. Land Office State Award Winning Paper or bring WYOMING i ------- PRESS ASSOCIATION SUBSCRIPTION Mail this form with your check to Box 400 it to our office at 311 Main Street, Sundance, WY 82729. Name Address Town StateZip GIFT SUBSCRIPTION For Address Town State .Zip From Subscription Rates - $24 for Crook County addresses $27 for other U.S. addresses e Nancy Ann Kokesh 1940-2008 Funeral services for Nancy A. Kokesh were held on Monday February 25, 2008, at the Upton First Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Fowler officiating. Burial followed at the Upton Greenwood Cemetery. The family has suggested that memorial contributions be used for charitable projects in Upton. Contributions may be mailed to the Sundance State Bank, P:O. Box 950, Sundance, WY 82729. Pallbearers were Dustin Kokesh, Derek Kokesh, Randy Pollard, Wesley Pollard, Russell Pollard and Russell Michaels. Honorary pallbearers were grandsons Jeffrey, Jacob, Zachary, and Walker Kokesh. Condolences may also be left online at www. wordenfu neraldirectors.com Nancy Ann Kokesh, 68, of Upton, Wyoming, died Monday Febru- ary 18, 2008, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital. Mrs. Kokesh was born February 1, 1940, in Newcastle, Wyoming, the daughter of Melvin and Betty (George) Pollat. As a young girl she lived with her family on a ranch south of Upton. She attended the Upton Public Schools, graduating in 1958. Nancy worked at the Union State" Bank following graduating. On August 28, 1959, she married Donald Ray Kokesh in Upton. They resided on the Kokesh Ranch north of Upton. She was bap- tized in 1963 and became a member of the First Baptist Church. For many years she taught Sunday school and was very involved with various church activities. She enjoyed growing her gorgeous flowers in the yard, gardening, and serving. She took great and caring pleasure in her family and enjoying her grandchildren. She enjoyed her close relationship with her sister and was very involved with her boys and nephews and nieces while they were growing up together. Survivors include her husband Don; her three sons, Daniel (and Angie) Kokesh, Darrell (and Kathi) Kokesh and Kevin Kokesh all of Upton; her mother Betty Pollat of Newcastle; twin sister, Betty Ann (and Harold) Honey of Newcastle; her two brothers, Ken- neth Pollat of Upton and Dennis Pollat of Casper, Wyoming; six grandsons and one granddaughter, along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Melvin Pollat and son Marvin Kokesh. Jerry Shatzer 1937-2008 Memorial services for Jerry Shatzer, 71, were held Monday, February 25, 2008, at the Family Life church with Pastor Bill Morel officiating. He died .at his home on February 20, 2008, of natural causes. He was born on January 25, 1937, the son of Richard C. and Evalyce "Peg" (Rhea) Shatzer in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was raised and educated in Ranchester, Wyoming. He played basketball for Tongue River High School and graduated in 1955. He worked as a ranch hand for Padlock Ranch. In 1958, he entered the service; he was stationed in Korea until his honorable discharge in 1959. He attended college at the University of Wyoming from 1959, until 1963, where he received his Bachelors in Commercial and Industry. During his summers in college he worked construction. After graduating from college he went to Prescott, Idaho, where he attended flight school and received his pilot's license. He then worked for Fulkerson Aviation, where he was a flight instructor and did charter flights for Jim Fulkerson. It was here that he nurse Marian Stevens on a medical charter. They were married on November 11, 1969. In August of 1970 he found out he had diabetes and could no longer fly. He then went to work for Stockrnen's Bank. On June 20, 1972, the couple started their family when Curt Roy Shatze~ was born. Three years later on June 14, 1975, they completed their family when daughter, Paula Rhea Shatzer was born. The couple later divorced. In 1975 he went to work in the assessor's office under Preston Gilstrap and was voted into office in 1976. He worked as the County Assessor for 30 years. He retired in December, 2006. He then built a house by Weston and enjoyed his retirement, spending most of his time with his grandchildren and his favorite,pasttime hunting with all of his family. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his son, Curt Shatzer and his wife of Gillette; daughter, Paula Williams and her husband of Sundance, Wyo- ming; mother, Peg Hoffman and her husband of Billings, Montana; and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard; grandparents; and brother, Dusty. Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home of Gillette was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorials in his name are suggested to benefit his grandchil- dren's education. Condolences may be sent in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home, 210 W. 5th Street, Gillette, 82716. Jerry Van Beek Jerry Van Beek, 69, of Westfield, North Dakota, died February 18, 2008, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, North Dakota. Services were held Saturday, February 23, 2008, at Hope Reformed Church in Westfield. Burial followed in Westfield Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Marilyn; two sons, Duane of Aberdeen, South Dakota, and John of Lemmon, South Dakota; one stepson, Paul Neiger of Tea, South Dakota; four daughters, Julie Albert and Sally Bales, both of Bismarck, Pamela Enger of Marion, North Dakota, and Rhonda Pollock of Pollock, South Dakota; four stepdaughters, Debbie Smith of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Lori Vitto of Hulett, Wyoming, Kristi Byh of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Stephanie Ruud of Willmar, Minnesota; 17 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; 19 step-grandchildren; seven step-great- grandchildren; one brother, Ronald of Rapid City, South Dakota; and one stepsister, Gretchen Seymour of Carlsbad, California. Myers Funeral Home of Linton, North Dakota, was entrusted with arrangements. Esther M. Young 1920-2008 Esther M. Young, 87, of Joplin, Missouri, died on Friday, Febru- ary 15, 2008, at her home, following a lengthy illness. Graveside services were Monday, February 18, at the Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. Fred Franks officiating. Honoring her as pallbearers were Jim Dickey, ,Jeremiah Davis, Robert Hatfield, Wayne Hatfield and K.O. Williams. Esther was born July 18, 1920, in Moorcroft, Wyoming, and was a longtime Joplin area resident. She was a homemaker and loved working in her garden and taking care of her yard. She was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church in Baxter Springs, Kansas. Esther and Glen C. Young were married on October 7, 1939, at ,Joplin. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1989. She is survived by a brother, James Aaron Hatfield, York, Ne- braska; and his two children, Jan Marie Hatfield and James A. Hatfield of Illinois; two nieces, Diane Dickey and husband, Jim of Republic, Missouri, and Linda Williams and husband, K.O. of Rich Hill, Missouri; and numerous other relatives and friends. Contributions in memory of Esther may be made to the American Heart Association in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neo- sho, Mo. Services directed by Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com Newsbox items are limited to imformational, nonprofit, service and social group meeting and event notices for the purpo~se of notifying the public of upcoming events. Please confine to basic information (naame of event]meeting, day, date, time, place). Crook County Museum District Board - Thurs Feb. 28, 3:00 p.m. American Red Cross Ce rtified CPR and First Aid Classes -Thurs Fri Feb. 28-29, Public H ealth Office. Call 283-1142 to register. Beginning 4-H Sewing -. Sat March 1,9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m Moor- croft Senior Center - Bdn g sewing machine and sack lunch. No cost; fabric, notions and patterrns were donated. Call the Extension Office for more info, 283-1192. Crook County Museum qOpen House/Appreciation Dinner - March 3, RSVP 283-3666 Sundance City Council - Mon March 3, 7:00 p.m City Hall Crook County Commis sioners - Tues. and Wed March 4-5, 8:00 a.m. both days, Crook County Courthouse Sundance Senior Citizens Center Board - Wed March 5, 1:30 p.m. Crook County Library Board - Wed March 5, 1:30 p.m Sundance Library - Public welcome VFW Post 4311 - Thurs March 6, 7:00 p.m Post Home Elects Chapter #50ES ,- Thurs March 6, 7:30 p.m Masonic Hall Covenant Players - Sun March 9, 10:30 a.m Sundance United Meth- odist Church. Join for wowrship and fellowship as the United Methodist Women host this nationally known drama ministry. Morns in Touch - Monda!y evenings at 7:00 p.m Sundance Commu- nity Church. Moms meet to pray for students and their teachers and schools. For more informlation call 283-2215. Royal Rangers - Wedne sdays at 6:30 p.m Chapel of Faith. Call Jon Davis, 283-3075, or Speiidels, 283-3337, with any questions. Missionettes - Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m Chapel of Faith. Call Speidels, 283-3337, withl any questions. SHS Band Collecting Alluminum Cans - Can be placed in the trailer by the car wash. NO BOTI'LES, PLEASE! CCNRD Cost-Share Applications being accepted anytime. Call Yar- row at 283-2501 or visit vNww.ccnrd.org. Cell Phone and Ink Jet IRecycling - Bear Lodge High School is col- lecting old cell phones atnd small ink jet cartridges (palm size) for a fundraiser. Drop off at the Sundance State Bank lobby or BLHS or call for free pickup, 283-2177( or 283-2144. Free E. coli testing for Rural Wells - Call CCNRD at 283-2501 for more info. ANANDA Yoga Meditatiion Group - Call 283-2721. BINGO!---Every Mond=y at 1:00 p.m Sundance Assisted Care Center. Bearlodge Yoga Club .- Spring Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday Mornings, 8:00-9:30 a.m Library; Monday and Wednesday Evenings, 5:00-6:30 p.m Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall. Open Membership. Questions, call Doreen, 283-1386. TOPS - Nights--Every Monday - 5:45 p.m. weigh-in at First Baptist Church basement. Meeting at 6:00 p.m. For more information on evening meetings call Pat at 283-1661. Mornings---Every Thursday, 9:00 a.m. weigh in, 9:30 meeting. For more information on morning meetings call Melanie at 283-3575. Alcoholics Anonymous---Every Tuesday, 8:00 p.m Senior Citizens Center. Domestic Violence Sup,port Groups - Please call 283-2415 for more information Bereavement:Support: Group -every other Monday, 5:30 p.m Northern Wyoming Mentlal Health Center. For any adult who has lost a loved one. Call 283-36;36 if you have any questions. 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