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(601) 469-3412
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Friday, June 9, 2017 - Wise County Messenger

Saturday, June 10, 2017

For information, call the LBJ Grasslands at 940-627-5475.BOYD FUN FEST – Boyd Fun Fest is this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Boyd Community Center, 420 E Morton Ave. The event will include a petting zoo, bounce house, bouncy boxing ring, pie eating contest, pony rides, face painting, dig zone, bubbles and other outdoor activities, children’s games (with prizes), dunking booth, snow cone stand, two food trucks, more than 16 vendor booths, car show, 50/50 washer tournament and a pie baking contest. For more information, call Alicia Smith at 940-433-5166.MOVIE NIGHT – Rhome Veterans Movie Night is 6:30 p.m. today. The movie “Hacksaw Ridge” will be shown in the Rhome Public Library Activity Room. The free event is sponsored by the Rhome Public Library and the Rhome Veterans.YOUTH SIGN-UPS – Chico Youth Football and Chico Youth Cheer sign-ups are 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, at Robinson Park.MOVIE AT THE POOL – Bridgeport Box Office presents “Moana” at the Bridgeport City Pool tonight. The pool opens at noon and will be open throughout the day. Movie starts at dusk. Admission for the pool is $3 for ages 10 and up; $2 for ages 4-9; 3 and under are free. Call Bridgeport Parks and Recreation at 940-683-3480.SWEETWATER HOMECOMING – The Sweetwater Cemetery Homecoming is Sunday. Preaching is at 11, lunch at noon followed by the business meeting.CEMETERY MEETING – The Garvin Cemetery Association meets Sunday. Dinner is at noon followed by the business meeting.AUTHOR TO SPEAK – Local Author Jennifer Jasper will be a guest speaker at the Rhome Public Library 10 a.m. Saturday presenting her book, “Who Came Home?” The story is based on her father who was in the armed forces during WWII in England.FUNERALS – Service for Marshall Dale Wilson, 59, of Hurst, formerly of Wise County is 3 p.m. today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Visitation begins at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery in Krum.MEMORIAL service for Fern H...

Elgin woman remembered for lifelong passion for teaching - Chicago Daily Herald

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

That's all she wanted to be," he said. "Our kitchen table was full of grading materials. ... She spent endless hours during summer vacation preparing her room."A 1975 graduate of Morton East High school in Cicero, Turnquist was inspired to become involved in activities to help developmentally disabled children and young adults because of her brother Ken's special needs. She served as a Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher for youths. In high school, Turnquist was involved in the Girl Scouts' Cadet program.Turnquist earned a master's degree in reading -- her lifelong passion -- from Northeastern Illinois University in 1983. During the summer of 1983, she attended an Illinois Education Association Summer Leadership Academy at Illinois State University in Normal, where she met Jerry.She appeared in "Who's Who Among American Teachers" and in 1985 was appointed by the Elgin City Council to serve on the city's Sesquicentennial Committee. She was nominated for the Elgin Junior Woman's Club "Outstanding Young Woman of Elgin" award in 1992."She was driven and focused in whatever life brought her way," said Sue Welu, a friend of Turnquist and a retired U-46 employee who recently served as interim associate principal at South Elgin High School. "She never gave up. You became a better person by being around her. We went through the highs and lows of our lives together with the times of needing additional support. She never wavered and loved her job."A survivor of two liver transplants, as well as a kidney transplant, Turnquist became an advocate for organ donation and spoke about organ donation to driver's education classes. She also appeared in an Illinois secretary of state pamphlet and participated in American Liver Foundation walks.Jerry Turnquist said he and Kathy recently bought a house in Elgin's Del Webb active adult community and made plans to travel extensively in r...

Opal Ruth Money Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Care Center in Warren following a brief illness, she was 98. Opal was born the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Clara Belle (Morton) Murray on March 24, 1919 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Niles, Ohio.On September 14, 1949, Opal was united into marriage with Merrill Charles Money and had shared 44 loving years together until his passing on February 28, 1993. Her memories will be remembered and celebrated by those she leaves behind. Her sons, Merrill Norman (Nora) Money of Vienna, Ohio, Gregory Sean (Kathy) Money of Niles, Ohio and Brian Michael (Brenda) Money of Howland, Ohio; daughter, Patricia Ann (George) Moldovan of Boca Raton, Florida; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Opal is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Ruby Pigza, Hazel Murray and Evelyn Holbrook and two brothers, Wilson Murray and Edward Murray.Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1822 Niles Vienna Road, Niles, Ohio, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the Church. Officiating will be Pastor Gary Morgan. Bur...

Hundreds Gather To Remember Kelly Walsh High School Student Aurora Rohrer - K2 Radio

Monday, March 06, 2017

Ben Reeves of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in Sheridan speaks at the celebration of life for Aurora Rohrer at Kelly Walsh High School on Saturday.    Tom Morton, Townsquare MediaGod didn’t take the life of Aurora Lynn Rohrer on Feb. 3.“Death is an enemy, it’s not an employee, of God,” Ben Reeves of the Sheridan Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses said of the late 16-year-old Kelly Walsh high School student Saturday.“It does not do His bidding,” Reeves said.God wants us to live a vibrant, caring life like Rory’s, he told more than 700 family members, fellow students and teachers, and the community at the high school during a celebration of her life.Aurora, a member of the school’s dance team, died after a crash on westbound U.S. Highway 20/26 about 56 miles west of Casper on Feb. 4.Aurora RohrerShe was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by another female teenager who tried to pass another westbound vehicle before a hillcrest in a no-passing zone. The driver of the SUV lost control on the slick road.A pickup traveling east tried to steer away but hit the SUV. Aurora was taken to the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper where she di...

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - Wise County Messenger

Saturday, June 10, 2017

For information, call the LBJ Grasslands at 940-627-5475.BOYD FUN FEST – Boyd Fun Fest is this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Boyd Community Center, 420 E Morton Ave. The event will include a petting zoo, bounce house, bouncy boxing ring, pie eating contest, pony rides, face painting, dig zone, bubbles and other outdoor activities, children’s games (with prizes), dunking booth, snow cone stand, two food trucks, more than 16 vendor booths, car show, 50/50 washer tournament and a pie baking contest. For more information, call Alicia Smith at 940-433-5166.MOVIE NIGHT – Rhome Veterans Movie Night is 6:30 p.m. today. The movie “Hacksaw Ridge” will be shown in the Rhome Public Library Activity Room. The free event is sponsored by the Rhome Public Library and the Rhome Veterans.YOUTH SIGN-UPS – Chico Youth Football and Chico Youth Cheer sign-ups are 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, at Robinson Park.MOVIE AT THE POOL – Bridgeport Box Office presents “Moana” at the Bridgeport City Pool tonight. The pool opens at noon and will be open throughout the day. Movie starts at dusk. Admission for the pool is $3 for ages 10 and up; $2 for ages 4-9; 3 and under are free. Call Bridgeport Parks and Recreation at 940-683-3480.SWEETWATER HOMECOMING – The Sweetwater Cemetery Homecoming is Sunday. Preaching is at 11, lunch at noon followed by the business meeting.CEMETERY MEETING – The Garvin Cemetery Association meets Sunday. Dinner is at noon followed by the business meeting.AUTHOR TO SPEAK – Local Author Jennifer Jasper will be a guest speaker at the Rhome Public Library 10 a.m. Saturday presenting her book, “Who Came Home?” The story is based on her father who was in the armed forces during WWII in England.FUNERALS – Service for Marshall Dale Wilson, 59, of Hurst, formerly of Wise County is 3 p.m. today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Visitation begins at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery in Krum.MEMORIAL service for Fern H...

Elgin woman remembered for lifelong passion for teaching - Chicago Daily Herald

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

That's all she wanted to be," he said. "Our kitchen table was full of grading materials. ... She spent endless hours during summer vacation preparing her room."A 1975 graduate of Morton East High school in Cicero, Turnquist was inspired to become involved in activities to help developmentally disabled children and young adults because of her brother Ken's special needs. She served as a Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher for youths. In high school, Turnquist was involved in the Girl Scouts' Cadet program.Turnquist earned a master's degree in reading -- her lifelong passion -- from Northeastern Illinois University in 1983. During the summer of 1983, she attended an Illinois Education Association Summer Leadership Academy at Illinois State University in Normal, where she met Jerry.She appeared in "Who's Who Among American Teachers" and in 1985 was appointed by the Elgin City Council to serve on the city's Sesquicentennial Committee. She was nominated for the Elgin Junior Woman's Club "Outstanding Young Woman of Elgin" award in 1992."She was driven and focused in whatever life brought her way," said Sue Welu, a friend of Turnquist and a retired U-46 employee who recently served as interim associate principal at South Elgin High School. "She never gave up. You became a better person by being around her. We went through the highs and lows of our lives together with the times of needing additional support. She never wavered and loved her job."A survivor of two liver transplants, as well as a kidney transplant, Turnquist became an advocate for organ donation and spoke about organ donation to driver's education classes. She also appeared in an Illinois secretary of state pamphlet and participated in American Liver Foundation walks.Jerry Turnquist said he and Kathy recently bought a house in Elgin's Del Webb active adult community and made plans to travel extensively in r...

Opal Ruth Money Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Care Center in Warren following a brief illness, she was 98. Opal was born the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Clara Belle (Morton) Murray on March 24, 1919 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Niles, Ohio.On September 14, 1949, Opal was united into marriage with Merrill Charles Money and had shared 44 loving years together until his passing on February 28, 1993. Her memories will be remembered and celebrated by those she leaves behind. Her sons, Merrill Norman (Nora) Money of Vienna, Ohio, Gregory Sean (Kathy) Money of Niles, Ohio and Brian Michael (Brenda) Money of Howland, Ohio; daughter, Patricia Ann (George) Moldovan of Boca Raton, Florida; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Opal is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Ruby Pigza, Hazel Murray and Evelyn Holbrook and two brothers, Wilson Murray and Edward Murray.Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1822 Niles Vienna Road, Niles, Ohio, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the Church. Officiating will be Pastor Gary Morgan. Bur...

Hundreds Gather To Remember Kelly Walsh High School Student Aurora Rohrer - K2 Radio

Monday, March 06, 2017

Ben Reeves of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in Sheridan speaks at the celebration of life for Aurora Rohrer at Kelly Walsh High School on Saturday.    Tom Morton, Townsquare MediaGod didn’t take the life of Aurora Lynn Rohrer on Feb. 3.“Death is an enemy, it’s not an employee, of God,” Ben Reeves of the Sheridan Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses said of the late 16-year-old Kelly Walsh high School student Saturday.“It does not do His bidding,” Reeves said.God wants us to live a vibrant, caring life like Rory’s, he told more than 700 family members, fellow students and teachers, and the community at the high school during a celebration of her life.Aurora, a member of the school’s dance team, died after a crash on westbound U.S. Highway 20/26 about 56 miles west of Casper on Feb. 4.Aurora RohrerShe was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by another female teenager who tried to pass another westbound vehicle before a hillcrest in a no-passing zone. The driver of the SUV lost control on the slick road.A pickup traveling east tried to steer away but hit the SUV. Aurora was taken to the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper where she di...