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'June 27, 2013 Billings County Pioneer Page 3 Anton "Tony" BELFIELD - Funeral services for Anton "Tony" Heck, 100, of i Belfield, will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, 'June 27, 2013, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Belfield, with the Rev. Shannon Lucht celebrating. Burial will follow in Gaylord Ceme- '0 tery, rural Belfield. : Visitation for Tony will be from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, t , at Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickin- l *son. Visitation will continue on ~Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with a t Rosary and Prayer Service being *, held at 7 p.m. Tony passed away Thursday, June 20, at McKenzie County Healthcare , Systems in Watford City. Anton Heck was born Feb. 17, 1 19'13, on the Heck homestead near ; Scheffield, a son of Jakob and Chris- : tine (Lantz) Heck. He grew up on the family farm and received his educa- ', tion at the rural country school. As a ,' young boy, Tony and his brothers were in charge of herding the milk -" cows, taking them to pasture and ," staying with them during the night. -" In his youth and as a young adult, : Tony enjoyed playing baseball, serv- -' ing as pitcher. He and his teammates : would ride horse to their games. At : the age of 19, Tony and his friends " hopped a freight train, looking for ," jobs. They worked their way to ," Idaho and Washington, working for : farmers. After two years, they re- turned home, and Tony joined his fa- country school boards for 35 years. Tony was able to farm and keep feeding the country until he was 90 years old with his son, Raymond. Tony was easy-going, but always needed to be the boss. Tony was a longtime subscriber to The Dickin- son Press, recalling when a yearly subscription was $2.50. He always felt it was important to keep up with all the news and keep your mind ac- tive. Tony is survived by his sons, Ray- mond (Georgian) of Belfield, Ken (Susan) of Belfield, Herb of Belfield, and Ed (Karen) of Bowman; daugh- ters, Bernice (Dan) Poliandro of Las Vegas, Fin (Terry) Haugen of Auburn, Wash.; Charlene (Robert) Johnson of Las Vegas; Esther (Daryl) Vance of Watford City; and Jean (Le- Arnold "Arnie" FALL CREEK, Ore. - Arnold "Arnie" Allen Anheluk was born in Gorham, N.D., on Aug. 6, 1943. He died at his home in Fall Creek, Ore., on Saturday, June 15, with his loved ones by his side. He was 69 years old. Arnie was born in North Dakota to Mike and Mercy (Romanyshyn) Anheluk. In 1956, his parents de- cided to move to Fall Creek, Ore. There his life of filberts and farm- ing began. A graduate of Lowell High School in 1959,Arnie was only 15 "years old. At the young age of 17, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, which required his parents' consent. In August 1960, two weeks after his 17th birthday, Arnie was shipped out to Amarillo, Texas, for basic training. He was then sent to Elmendorf Air Force Bas~ near Fairbanks, Alaska, where he served four years as an airframe mechanic. In June 1965, Arnie married Paulette Hilger, and together they had four children. They divorced in 1984. In 1985,Arnie began dat- ing his longtime friend Ida Steven- son and from then until his death, they remained lifelong compan- ions. Arnie's passion in life was music. Many would say Arnie was a truly gifted musician, teaching himself how to play a plethora of instruments, including the accor- Allen Anheluk loved Oregon. He loved life. He will be missed. He is survived by his life com- panion, Ida Stevenson, and her son, Marvin; his brother, Edward Anheluk; his sister, Grace An- heluk; his four children, Stephanie Gardiepy, Charlene Grosulak, Emil Anheluk and Laura Howell, and his grandchildren. On Thursday, June 20, visita- tion began at 4 p.m. with a Ukrain- ian Panachida and testimonial service at 7 p.m. at the Majors Family Funeral Home in Spring- field, Ore. The funeral service was Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m. at the Nativity Mother of God Ukrainian Increased enforcement effort ongoing through June DICKINSON - As part of an effort TODD campaign, short for "Don't to keep people from driving under the Forget to Designate a Driver," has influence of alcohol or drugs, the been at the forefront of prompting Southwest Dickinson Regional DUI safe driving behaviors when alcohol Task Force in conjunction with the is involved. This public service cam- North Dakota Department of Trans- paign combines various forms of portation (NDDOT), has increased media to distribute this vital infor- enforcement with additional officers marion. Also with this campaign is assigned to monitor city, rural and an interactive website: www.dontfor- state roadways through June 30. This site provides in- "We have a solid partnership formation on regional DUI across the state of North Dakota," enforcement activity throughout the said Clarence Tuhy, sheriff, Stark state including lists of increased en- County. "And by working together to forcement periods, safe ride informa- create high visibility enforcement, we tion, text and email alert options and are moving towards our goal of de- much more. terring motorists from drinking and "Until zero lives are lost due to driving." impaired driving crashes, we will "The purpose of the Regional DUI continue to have heightened patrols," Task Force is to save lives by reduc- said Kyle Kirchmeier, captain, North ing alcohol-related fatalities and car Dakota Highway Patrol. crashes," said Nicholas Gates, senior The Southwest Dickinson DUI patrolman, Dickinson Police Depart- Task Force includes the following ment. agencies: NDHP, Stark, Billings, To bring the number of alcohol re- Hettinger, Slope, Bowman, Adams lated crashes down to zero, everyone and Golden Valley County sheriff's must make an effort to designate a departments, and the Dickinson Po- driver and get a safe ride home. The lice Department. Train hits pickup east of Beach A train and pickup crash occurred 3 miles east of Beach at 9:45 a.m. on June 18: A Burlington Northern train struck the fight rear comer of a 1991 Dodge pickup heading south, according to a report from the N.D. Highway Patrol. Pickup driver Ron Zook, 61, and passenger Christopher Hansen were heading south on 165th Ave. SW, buck sign, the report said. Charges are pending against Zook. The pickup received rear-end dam- age. The train received minor damage. Billings County Pioneer P.O. Box 156, Beach, ND 58621 (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 056-180) Staff: Richard Volesky, edi- ", ther, working on the farm. land) Mann of Cottage Crove, Minn.; l On Nov. 19, 1940, Tony married grandchildren, Kathy (Carlos) Del- i his sweetheart, Monica Froehlich, in : the Gaylord The ," young couple settled on their farm they purchased near the Gaylord church and', raised their family of nine children: Raymond, Bernice, Florence, Charlene, Esther, Kenny, Herb, Jean and Ed. Tony enjoyed music and in his youth played the accordion, banjo, violin and organ. As a young farmer, he built a tractor out of a Model T dion, violin, and piano. He and Catholic Church in Springfield. some of his friends/family mere- Graves,de service, military honors, rio, Lynn (Tim) Smith, Nikki (Jon) bers became infamous for their and burial took place at Pleasant Junell, Christine Heck, Raymond "No-Name Band," performing at Hill Cemetery directly after. (Alicia) Heck, Brian Heck, Eric weddings, family parties and other Arrangements were made by Ma- Johnson, Will(Lisa) Vance, Jon(Jill) special events. He had a genuine jors Family Funeral Home in vance, Stacy Vance, Kathy Vance, love and pride for his Ukrainian Springfield. Kelli Heck, Konner Heck, Zachary ancestry. One of his most special In lieu of flowers, donations to Mann, Chuck Heck, Dominic Heck, lifetime memories was traveling to assist orphans in Ukraine can be Desmond (Katrina) Heck, Jess,ca Ukraine in 2010 with his son, made to Nativity Mother of God Klocksiem, and Elizabeth Klock- Emil. He loved North Dakota. He Ukrainian Catholic Church. siem: and 19 great-grandchildren. _t He was preceded in death by his wife. Monica in 1981: his parents, when Zook failed to yield to the east- bound train, according to the Highway Patrol. The pickup spun into the east ditch, and Zook and Hansen were transported to St. Joseph's Hospital for a medical evaluation and treatment of minor injuries. The train tracks were marked with the required warning sign and cross- Fuel tax refund deadline extended I Ford car along with smaller tractors brothers. Valentine, David, Frank inclndin~ John De, ere As and Bs He and Matthew; and sisters, Rose BISMARCK - Tax Commissioner as our agricultural producers and in- ! nurchased his last tractor in 1977, Frank and her infant'twin sister. '/:/,','i, iC0ry, ,FQng says that eligible con- dustrial contractors. which is still on the farm today. Remembrances and condolenCes'i/i?,i4dxhei s,have an extra day to requesta state taxes paid on gasoline or ietive ifi the comha t- y:be, slY, red" ith of the state fuel'-taxes the3) gas0hol purchased dafi l, 72012 to ~~ various c~y,'~a6dr~ , ~ on gasoline/gasohol purchased power farm, ranch,'~a~d'~.~.~strial ",,, 2012 equipment used off-roa4 ay,, ualify ............... The Tax Department extended for the fuel tax refund. The deadhne t MD[J nHtomo.r.q to, h ll nn e.rRdlt the deadhne because the tradmonal for applying forthe refund July 1. v .~v vv, v~v.. ,VlV ,uv --VVVlWV ~wwwm, ,~ VlVV.,-- i ' deadline of June 30 falls on a Sunday 2013. BISMARCK - Customers of turn on equity was 13.3 percent re- l'Montana Dakota Utilities (MDU) suiting in $3 million excess. Add,- i will see an average $16.48 credit tionally, the company earned $1 over the next two months, begin- million excess in 2011 that is also ning with their July electric utility included, resulting in a total sum of bill. $4.02 million being returned to * The credit is the result of an customers. earnings sharing agreement MDU ,~ "cached with the Public Service i Commission in their last rate case 'which was settled in June 2010. , The earnings sharing agreement I capped MDU's return on equity at i 10.75 percent and required them to I return 50 percent of anything above that threshold to ratepayers. ~ MDU reported that their 2012 re- Put Your Money Where Your House C~PgSSgS ~ ~a C3~,m~I~ ] )tlr ~;~5[ V~!V# ~I~0 9Ur F, COn, Oc]: Van or Bus Service = Billing sC_ou.ntY .... Golden Va![ y County Distance 60 Miles 701-872-3836 "Insurance Inc. 1t0 * Term Life Insurance Universal Life Insurance Fixed Annuities Index Annuities IRAs Long-Term Care Ins. Bruce Ross Central Ave. South, Beach, ND (701) 872-4461 (office) (Across from Bank of the West) (701) 872-3075 (home) 281 E. Main Beach, ND 701-872-4362 Pull Tabs Bingo Black Jack New Happy Hour: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Mon.- Thurs. starting May 1. Karaoke: 9 p.m. to closing, May 4 Bingo: the social event of the week! Friday at 6 p.m.! Join us! Hours: Mon. - Fri. 3 p.m. - 1 p.m.; Sat. 1 p.m. - 1 a.m. this year," said Fong. "We wanted to For more information on the be sure that eligible consumers have motor fuel tax refund, visit the Tax time to apply for the refund With the Department's web site at high gas prices these days, the gas tax or call the Motor refund is one way to offer a little re- Fuels Taxes Section. at (701) 328- lief to those eligible consumers, such 3126. BEACH BELFIELD St. John the Baptist Catholic St. Peter's Lutheran - LCMS Church Rev. Scott Hojnacki Rev, Dan Berg Worship Service: Sunday - 8 a.m. Mass: Saturday 6:30 p.m St. Bernard's Catholic Church Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Rev. Bill Reulle Golden Valley Manor Chapel Saturday: Confessions 3-3"45p.m. Pastor Ron Hudson of Calvary Mass: 4 p.m. Chapel Sunday: Confessions 7:30-8:15 a.m. Sundays: 6:30, Communion. first Mass: 8:30 a.m. Sunday in each month St. John Ukrainian Catholic St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Church LCMS Rev. Taras Miles Rev. Scott Hojnacki Divine Liturgy: 8 a.m. on first. Sunday Worship: 10:15 a.m. third and fifth Sundays, Sunday School: 11:15 a.m. 10 a.m. on second and fourth Sun- First Lutheran Church - ELCA days Pastor J.T. Burk Belfield Lutheran - ELCA Sunday School: 8:10 a.m. Rev. Roger Dieterle Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (all ages): 11 a.m. Beach Evangelical Church Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Pastor Ben Baker Daglum Lutheran Church - Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. ELCA Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. Rev. Roger Dierterle United Community Church (Located 25 miles southeast of Pastor Warren Maxted Belfield) Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11:45 a.m. on first and third Sunday of each month Belfield Baptist Church Rev. Robert Hlibichuk Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. Sunday Bible Study: 10 a.m. FAIRFIELD St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church Rev. Taras Miles Sunday Divine Liturgy: 8 a.m. on second and fourth Sundays, 10 a.m. on first, third and fifth Sundays GOL VA St. Mary's Catholic Church Rev. Dan Berg Mass: 8 a.m., Sunday MEDORA Medora Lutheran - ELCA Rev. Roger Dierterle Sunday Worship: 8:30 a.m. Sunday School: 3:30 p.m., Wed. Union Congregational Church June, July and August only Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church Mass: Saturday 4 p.m. Community Center These schedules are brought to you by." Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home 221 N. Meade Ave. 201 South Wibaux St.53 1st Avenue S.E. Glendive, MT 59330Wibaux, MT 59353 Beach, ND 58621 406-377-2622 or 406-796-2421 701-872-3232 or 1-800-368-2690 1-800-892-6424 tor/reporter and Jane Cook, office and news assistant. The Billings County Pioneer is pub- lished each Thursday, 22 Central Ave., Suite 1, Beach, ND 58621 by Nord- mark Publishing. Periodicals postage paid at Beach, ND and additional mail- ing offices . POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Billings County Pioneer, P.O. Box 156 Beach, ND 58621. Please allow two weeks for new subscriptions, renewal of expired sub- scriptions and for address changes. Contact Information Phone: 701-872-3755 Fax: 701-872-3756 Email: goldenandbillings@ Subscriptions: . ~ year: $34Bl111~!~/'~' 1 year: $38 el~l~h~ North ~ ..~,'~.~ 1 year: $42 out-of-state and snowbirds 9 months: $25 In-state college rate The Billings County Pioneer is a proud member of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. All content is copyrighted, SENTINEL BUTTE Trinity Lutheran Church Pastor J.T. Burk Sunday Worship: 8 a.m. SO UTH HEAR T St. Mary's Catholic Church Rev. Bill Reulle Confessions before Mass Saturday Mass: 4 p.m. TROTTERS Trotters Church 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month WIBA UX United Methodist Church Pastor Ruth McKenzie Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. Calvary Temple, Assembly of God Pastor Reese Stephans Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church - ELCA Pastor J.T. Burk Sunday Worship: 11:15 a.m. Christian Fundamental Church Pastor Jeremy Stradley Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. JAMES J. WOSEPKA, P.C. 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