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Page 4 Church/Local The Lone Tree Reporter, September 27, 2001 Obituaries Leland D. Stock 1917 to 2001 Leland D. Stock, 84 of 718 East Washington Street, Iowa City, died Friday, September 21, 2001 at the Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center from complications due to a stroke. Funeral services for Leland were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 26th, 2001 at the Sorden-Lewis Funeral Home in Lone Tree. Burial was in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Following the committal service at the cemetery a luncheon was held at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree. A visitation was held Tuesday, September 25th, 2001 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Sorden-Lewis Funeral Home in Lone Tree. A memorial fund has been established . for the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree in l_land's memory. Casketbearers were Duane Stock, Jr., Gary Stock, Tom Anthony, Bob Rudman, Pat Kessler, and Rod Klemp. Honorary Caskctbers were Leo Hotz, Floyd Hotz, Harold Schuessler, Lloyd Burr, Keith Forbes and Jerry Musser. Leland was born September 3rd, 1917 in Lone Tree, Iowa the son of Fred and Leona (Timmerman) Stock. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Business. On June 2nd, 1943, Leland was united in marriage to Adeline Ullrich at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lone Tree. Leland farmed north of Lone Tree for 37 years retiring in 1980 when he moved to Iowa City. Leland was a former member of the Johnson County Cattlemen's Association and the Iowa City Moose Lodge. He served on the Lone Tree Community School Board for two terms and the Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission. He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Lone Tree. He volunteered his time at the Iowa City Senior Center and the Iowa City Public Library. He loved to spend time framing pictures and repairing antiques. Leland will be deeply missed by his wife of 58 years, Adeline Stock of Iowa City; two daughters, Sherrie Klemp and her husband Don of Iowa City and Adele Stock and her husband, Mark Chowen of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Deborah Kuiken and her husband, Kirk of the Dominican Republic, Amanda Bryan and her husband, Andy of Des Moines and Scott Kiemp at home; one brother, Duane Stock of Lone Tree; one sister-in-law, Gladys Rudman of Lone Tree and several nieces and nephews. Leland was preceded in death by his parents. Nita Marie Rath 1924 to 2001 Funeral services for 77 year- old Nita Marie Rath of Riverside were held on Saturday, September 21, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. at the Sorden-Lewis funeral home in Riverside. The visitation was held on Friday from 4-7 p.m. with the family present at the funeral home. A memorial has been estab- lished for the Riverside United Methodist Church and the Riverside First Responders. Nita Rath died Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa after a short illness. Burial was in the Riverside Public Cemetery, Riverside. Nita Marie Wingler was born April 13, 1924 in Riverside, Iowa, to Edward and Ethel Vaughn Wingler. She married Donald Rath November 6, 1943 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nita worked for many years at the Riverside Feed & Grain Company. Nita also owned and operated the NR Ceramic Shop in Riverside. Nita was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Nita was loved to sew and cook, and was well known for her home- made noodles and fried fish. Nita is survived by her hus- band, Donald, Riverside. A son, J.Dene Rath and his wife, Marsha, Riverside. Two grandchildren, Gena Rath Vos and her husband, Erik, Ely, Iowa and Aaron Rath, Riverside. Also surviving are a brother, Clayton Wingler and his wife, Joyce, Riverside, and 4 sis- ters, Lura Sutton, Dayton, Ohio, Jean Kopf, Iowa City, Vaida Streb, Riverside, and Aletha Duder and her husband Donald, Riverside. Nita was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Errol, and daughter Karen Kaye Reilly, and a brother, Daryl Wingler. Church News in The Lone Tree Reporter is brought to you by these fine sponsors. Leland A. Dickinson 1925 to 2001 Leland (Lee) A Dickinson of Clayton, GA died Monday, September 10,2001 at home. He was born in Burlington, Iowa December 22, 1925. The second son of the late Clara and Earl Dickinson. Raised and schoo!d .in IQvca,,he was a high school ,teaeher and'eoaeh, there and in Chicago for seven years. After his graduation from the university of Northern Iowa. He then entered the plastics industry in Chicago where he was employed by the marketing and sales function for twenty three years, in several loca- tions within the United States. In 1980 Mr. Dickinson accept- ed employment in the aero- space industry, advancing to technical service director until his retirement in 1991. He has had fifteen technical papers published and co-authored an engineering handbook. He first visited and loved Rabun county in the mid fifties. In 1991 he and his wife Billie moved to their present location in Clayton, from the Los Angeles area. Since that time, Mr. Dickinson has been involved in substitute teaching mostly for the Rabun-Gap Nacoochee school, has written several articles published in the Clayton Tribune, partici- pated in the local AARP and played in their "Young At Heart" band, continued his activity in the twelve step pro- gram and enjoyed the arthritic foundations aquatic exercise program as well as all the "Great Outdoors." Mr. Dickinson also served as Superintendent o£ .Lone Tree schools for sveral.,yehr. in the: late 1930 early 1940s. He was a member of the Christian faith and believed in its spirital values. Mr. Dickinson enlisted in and served as a combat marine in the South Pacific during WW II. He awarded the purple heart for wounds suffered in combat against the enemy as well as medals and citations. Mr. Dickinson, was preced- ed in death by his parents, his sister Marjorie Wilbraham. He is survived by his wife Billie , of Clayton, two sons- David of Panorama City, California, and Eric of Lake Hopatcong, NJ. A brother Loren of Shellsburg, IA, and four grandchildren, and one great grandchild. The body was cremated. A memorial service was held Saturday, September 22, 2001 at 2:30 PM from Daniels Chapel in Clayton, GA. Dickinson worked at Lone Tree School for several years in the late 1930s and early 1940s. "YOUR WELL BEING OUR BUSINESS" ingerich WELL & PUMP SERVICE WELL DRILLING & REPAIR • PIPELINE TRENCHING Immediate openings available: • Full & Part-Time positions available • Clean driving record • CDL preferred • Year round work I Join Us For Services UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF LONE TREE Rev Ann E. Rouse, Pastor Church: 629-4900 Home: 629-5526 Saturday, Sept. 29 • Kingdom Kids, Youth Group and "Crossfire" meet Sunday, Sept. 30 • 8:30 Choir practise, 9 Sunday School, 10:30 Worship/Baptism - youth ministry team "Crossfire" leading the wor- ship service Monday, Oct. 1 • 7 Bible Study Wednesday, Oct. 3 • 6 Friendship Group, 7 Deacon's Meeting The Parish of St. Mary Catholic Church Lone Tree and Nichols Fr. Benedict Okonkow, Sacramental Minister Home: 629-5252 Mrs. Carol Kaalberg, Parish Life Coordinator Lone Tree: 629-4225; Nichols: 723-4566 Mass Schedule: Saturday • 5 p.m. -- Lone Tree Church Sunday • 8 a.m. -- Nichols Church 9:30 a.m. -- Lone Tree Church Wednesday • 6 p.m. -- Lone Tree Church Eucharistic Service of Prayer: Tuesday • 8:30 a.m. -- Nichols Parish (office hours follow) Thursday • 8:30 a.m. -- Lone Tree Parish (office hours follow) Friday • 10 a.m. -- Lone Tree Care Center (Mass-First Friday of the Month) Religious Education Sunday following Mass at Nichols, 9-10 a.m. Wednesday following Mass at Lone Tree, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Confirmation Class: First and Third Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m., Lone Tree Church Instruction in the Roman Catholic Faith (RCIA) Classes on Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. at Lone Tree Church. Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank Lone Tree Nichols" IoWaCity ' 629-4222 723-4412 341-5900 [ ELDON C. STUTSMAN, INC. 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