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Obituaries, Sept. 7, 2006

MARY OLSON, 92, of Lakefield, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Center, Jackson. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, with a 7 p.m. rosary, at Hansen Funeral Home, Lakefield, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Jos...

MARY OLSON, 92, of Lakefield, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Center, Jackson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, with a 7 p.m. rosary, at Hansen Funeral Home, Lakefield, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lakefield.

The service will be 10:30 am. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lakefield, with the Rev. Charles Quinn officiating. Burial will be in Lakefield Cemetery.

MILDA JUNE REINERTSON, 94, of Worthington, formerly of Astoria, S.D., died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at South Shore Care Center, Worthington.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, Worthington.

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The service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, Worthington, with the Rev. Richard Ricker officiating. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington, is in charge of the arrangements.

LEWIS PAUL "L.P." BAKER, 81, of Spearfish, formerly of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, S.D.

Born Aug. 18, 1925 in Inwood, Iowa, he was the son of Everett and Helene Dyvig Baker. He married Mary Margaret Hanson April 25, 1945, in Rock Rapids. She died in May 1984. He married Virginia Danely Goodnough June 1, 1985.

At about age 5, he moved with his family to George, Iowa, and when he was 13, they moved to Rock Rapids, where he graduated in 1943 from Rock Rapids High School. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program. While awaiting duty orders, he attended Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. In 1945, he returned to Rock Rapids and worked in partnership with his father in the credit bureau. They also started a small print shop business. He was elected justice of the peace and served in that capacity until 1976, when he was appointed judicial magistrate for Lyon County, Iowa. He also served as a veterans service officer for many years. He retired in 1985 and moved to Spearfish.

Surviving are three children, David (Diane) Baker, Elkton, S.D., Janice (Ron) Sampson, Grimes, Iowa, and Peggy (Randy) Riggs, Larchwood, Iowa; stepchildren, Ryne (Beth) Goodnough, Gillette, Wyo., Rob Goodnough and Ruthie (Larry) Goodnough Weiers, both of Spearfish; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Roste Funeral Home, Rock Rapids.

The service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rock Rapids, with the Rev. Jim Little officiating. A memorial service is planned at a later date in Spearfish. Burial with military honors will be in Riverview Cemetery, Rock Rapids.

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KHAMNANG ROUNOUBON, 71, of Worthington, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at his home.

The service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Dingmann Funeral Home, Worthington.

LOWELL DEAN OVERVOLD, of Roswell, Ga., died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006.

Born in 1936 in Fargo, N.D., he was the son of Ernest and Helen Overvold. He married Gloria Westrum.

He graduated in 1954 from Moorhead High School and in 1959 from North Dakota State University with a degree in industrial engineering. He received an Air Force ROTC commission and served for three years at the Defense Electronics Depot in Dayton, Ohio. He then worked in marketing at Honeywell Inc. in Minneapolis and later in Dayton for six years. In 1970, he went to work for Harris Corp. in Ann Arbor, Mich. In 1972, he moved to Harris headquarters in Melbourne, Fla., and he completed his career with Harris in the Washington, D.C., area. He retired in 1997, and they moved to Roswell.

Surviving are his wife; four children, Sue (Pat) Blair, Roswell, Michael (Jan Eyerly) Overvold, Savannah, Ga., Thomas Overvold, Roswell, and Sherry (Jeffrey) Palmucci, Oak Hill, Va.; one sister, Virginia (Bob) Sellberg, Worthington; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at North Campus Sanctuary, Roswell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the National Association for the Mentally Ill, Wycliffe Bible Translators or Interlink Missions.

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Roswell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM "WILLIE" TIMMERMAN, 80, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Born March 6, 1926, near Rock Rapids, he was the son of Richard and Etta Jurrens Timmerman. He married Henrietta "Annie" Vogt in 1952 in Luverne. She preceded him in death.

He grew up on the family farm and attended country school. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After marriage, they lived in Rock Rapids and he worked for Occo Feeds and later McCormack Transportation. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.

Surviving are two brothers, Ubbe Timmerman and Louis Timmerman, both of Ellsworth.

The service will be 10:30 a.m. today at Roste Funeral Home, Rock Rapids, with the Rev. Anita Bane officiating. Burial of cremains with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Riverview Cemetery, Rock Rapids.

Roste Funeral Home, Rock Rapids, is in charge of the arrangements.

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