2 The Goodland Star-News / Friday, November 20, 2009 friends about our
Alcoholics Anonymous, call Rob at J. Patrick Johnson of Shreveport,
Tom Rohr is celebrating his
birthday on Friday, Nov. 27, and
the calendar 890-3023 or Linda at 399-2353.
Goodland Al-Anon Serenity
La., will talk about handling am-
monia from 7 to 11 a.m. (Mountain
would like to hear from his friends. Seekers group meets at 5:30 on Time) on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Pauline
will make turkey decorations out Wednesdays at 1013 Center. For in- Joyce Fine Arts Building at Gar-
Cards may be sent to him at St. calendar of gourds. The cost is $3 for stu-
senior menu formation call Cheryl at 890-3023. den City Community College of
Anthony’s Central Hospital, 4231 Ther Good Samaritan - Sherman Today: Chili with beans, orange
W. 16th Avenue, Denver, Colo. dents from kindergarten to sixth Goodland Adult Children of Al- Garden City. This program is for
County, 208 W. 2, will have a pro- pineapple salad, crackers and coholics meets at 6 p.m. on Fridays ﬁreﬁghters, paramedics, users and
80204. gram at 10 a.m. on Monday on grade. For information call (785) cinnamon roll. Monday: Wiener
890-6422. at 1013 Center. For information call distributors of agricultural ammo-
Alzheimer’s versus Aging. The with kraut, mashed potatoes, corn,
patient news program will be given by Kathy Prairie Land Food Distribu- bread and rosy pears Tuesday:
Laura or Marilyn at 821-4277 or nia, ammonia refrigeration system
Byron “Coke” Myers is in the tion is from 10 to 11 a.m. on 821-2862. owners and operators, emergency
Sikes, Program Director for the Turkey slice, sweet potatoes, The “Freedom Today” group of preparedness responders and of-
rehabilitation unit in Hays recover- Saturday at the Goodland Elks
Alzheimer’s Association Central cranberry salad, roll, pumpkin Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 ﬁcials, extension service personnel
ing from a stroke. He would love Lodge back door. For information
and Western Kansas. For informa- dessert or bars. Wednesday: p.m. Tuesdays and 8 p.m. Fridays and medical personnel.
to hear from friends. His address is call 821-4364 or 899-8281or order
tion call (316) 267-7333 or (800) Cook’s choice entree, hash brown at 1013 Center. Call 890-8369. Prairie Museum of Art and His-
Hays Medical Center, 2220 Canter- online at www.prairielandfood.
272-3900. casserole, green beans, bread and Bird City Alcoholics Anony- tory, 1905 S. Franklin, in Colby is
bury Drive, Rehab Room 10, Hays, com.
The Tuesday Flick for the week Mandarin oranges. Thursday and mous group meets at 6:30 p.m. open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central
Kan. 67601. The Masons are have a Fish Fry
is “I Was a Male War Bride.” Friday: Close for Thnaksgiving. (Mountain Time) on Fridays at the Time Tuesday through Friday and 1
at 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at
activities (1949) at 1:30 p.m. today at the
the Goodland Masonic Lodge, 519
Monday: Salisbury steak, scal- Senior Center on 4th Street. Nar- to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tours of the 1907 Victorian Goodland Public Library. loped potatoes, peas, bread and cotics Anonymous meets at 6:30
Center. Advance tickets are $10.
House at 202 W. 13th are from 1 to KGCR will be at the First Bap-
At the door tickets are $12 and $6
peaches. (Mountain Time) on Tuesdays at health department
5 p.m. Wednesday through Mon- tist Church, 1121 Main, starting The Sherman County Health De-
day. Closed on Tuesday. at 7 p.m. on Friday during the for children, 6 to 11. For tickets school menu the Senior Center. Call (785) 734-
partment at 1622 Broadway is open
call (785) 890-7364 or 899-3421. Today: Pizza, lettuce salad, 2734 for more information.
The High Plains Museum, 1717 showing of “St. Nicholas, A Story Stratton “AA by the Book” Al- from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
of Joyful Giving.” They will be Proceeds go to the Kansas College corn, brownie and milk. Mon-
Cherry Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to coholics Anonymous group meets Monday through Friday.
collecting Operation Christmas Scholarship and the Masonic All day: Hamburger gravy, mashed
5 p.m. Monday through Friday, at 7 p.m. Thursdays for a beginners Blood pressures; infants’, chil-
Child Shoe Boxes. The collection State Band Camp. potatoes, broccoli, whole wheat
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday open meeting. Families and young dren’s and adult’s immunizations;
of the shoe boxes lasts till Monday, The Nu Phi Mu 32nd Annual roll, peaches and milk. Tuesday:
and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. people welcome. Call (719) 348- health assessments for Kan Be
Nov. 23. The shoe boxes filled Food and Gift Extravaganza Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato
The Carnegie Arts Center is 5398 for men and (719) 346-8553 Healthy, daycare and school entry;
with small assorted toys, school will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on soup, crackers, half an apple and
open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues- for women. On U.S. Highway 24 go fasting blood sugar and hemoglo-
supplies and hygiene items will Saturday at Max Jones Field- milk. Wednesday to Friday: No
day through Saturday, 1 to 4 to Statton and it is the second house bin; and family planning available
be given to under privileged kids house, 13th and Arcade. Admis- school. Thanksgiving week.
p.m. on Sunday and 1 to 6 p.m. on the left, 513 Iola Street. by appointment. Sharps containers
sion is free. There will be a lunch
on Monday at 120 W. 12th. The in Mexico and South America. A
counter, babysitting available, school calendar Fibromyalgia and Chronic are available free. Call 890-4888.
center is always in need of hosts and filled shoe box is requested for Today: Gold day. Family, Ca- Myofascial Pain Support Group WIC program available.
each family attending the movie. children’s photo with Santa from
hostesses from on Sundays. New reer and Community Leaders of meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the If you have questions, concerns
KGCR is giving out T shirts, com- 9:30 to noon, make-n-take booth
monthly exhibits and you are invited America Cluster meeting. Satur- third Wednesday of every month or complaints about child care, call
pact discs and other things. from 9:30 a.m. to noon for all ages
to visit the gift shop. day: Family, Career and Commu- in the Emergency Medical Services the health department.
There will be a free matinee at and Festival of Trees Auction at
The Goodland Public Library nity Leaders of America Cluster building, 257 15th St., in Burling- Water Testing — The Northwest
1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sun- 1:30 p.m. for Big Brother/Big
is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. meeting. 9 a.m., Nu Phi Mu Food ton. Call Debbie at 719-346-4612. Local Environmental Protection
days at the Sherman Theatre until Sister of Goodland.
Monday through Thursday and and Gift Extravaganza at Max Group does well evaluations, in-
For assistance with compar-
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and the end of December. The movie
ing plans for the open enrollment Jones Fieldhouse. Sunday: Fam- area events cluding testing for bacteria and
Saturday. Story Hour for preschool for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 ily, Career and Community Lead- Dane G. Hansen Museum, 110 nitrates. To schedule an evaluation
and 29, is “Imagine That (PG). for the Medicare Prescription
kids, ages 3 to 6, are Wednesday ers of America Cluster meeting. W. Main, Logan will the exhibit or discuss environmental concerns,
The movie for the next weekend Drug Program call the Sher-
mornings 10 to 11 a.m., Wednes- Monday: Black day. 3:30 p.m., “Sum of the Parts, Surface Design” call the Health Department at 890-
is “Monster vs Aliens” (PG). man County Health Department
day afternoon 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. or seventh and eighth grade bas- beginning on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 4888.
The Saturday Elementary Art at (785) 890-4888 or call Carol
Thursday morning 10 to 11 a.m. For ketball at Oakley. Tuesday Gold and runs till Sunday, Feb. 7, 2009.
information call (785) 899-5461 or Classes offered by the Carnegie Guyer at (785) 899-5908 or (785)
day. Wednesday to Friday: No The works are hand dyed, woven, hospital volunteers
Arts Center will be from 10 to 11 821-1626. Open enrollment runs Gift shop hours are 9 a.m. to noon
stop by the library. school. Thanksgiving Vacation. knitted, crocheted, quilted, batiked,
a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. They until Thursday, Dec. 31. and 1 to 4 p.m.; a.m. and p.m. volun-
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Sher- rusted, composted, digitally printed,
man County is seeking mentors and hand stitched, painted, discharged, teers are in the gift shop.
children to mentor. Call 890-3665. fused, appliques, hooked, Jacquard Today: Avis Alcorn, a.m. and Lin-
Goodland Mothers of Pre- Patients, family and friends meet Goodland Regional Medical Center Lisa Malsom. Thursday: 6 p.m., woven, collaged, stamped, braided, da Woods, courtesy. Monday: Fern
schoolers (MOPS) will meet from each month for a speaker and edu- board room. boot camp style aerobics with screen printed, bonded, felted, Heckman, a.m. and Woods, cour-
6 to 7:30 p.m. the ﬁrst Monday of cational program. Call Sarah Linton The Goodland Activities Center Tifﬁni. Friday: 5:30 p.m. aerobics embroidered, waxed and pieced. tesy. Tuesday: Connie Soellner,
the month from September to May at 890-6044. has the following activities. Mon- with Tina Tompkins and starting Museum hours are Monday through a.m. and Emma VanVleet, courtesy.
at the First Baptist Church, 12th Breast Cancer Support Group day: 5:30 a.m. aerobics with Tena at 5 p.m. taekwondo classes. For Friday 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3 Wednesday: Shirley Hayden, a.m.
and Main. meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tompkins and 5 p.m. taekwando. information call 890-7242. p.m. (Mountain Time), Saturdays and Woods, courtesy. Thursday:
Diabetes Support Group meets Monday of the month. Any woman Tuesday: 6 a.m., boot camp style Goodland Alcoholics Anony- 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Happy Thanksgiving. Friday: No
at 4 p.m. the last Tuesday of each with cancer is welcome. Call Cheryl aerobics with Tifﬁni. Wednesday: mous meets at 8 p.m. Monday, (Mountain Time) and Sundays and doctors. Woods, courtesy. Monday:
month in the large board room at at 890-5528 for more information. 5:30 a.m. aerobics with Tena Tomp- closed meeting, Wednesday, the Holidays noon to 4 p.m. (Mountain No doctors. Woods, courtesy.
Goodland Regional Medical Center. Emotions Anonymous meets kins, starting at 4 p.m. taekwando book meeting, and Saturday, an Time). For information call (785)
at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the classes and 5:30 p.m. aerobics with open meeting, at 1013 Center. For 689-4846.
Susan L. Colby William J. Hilt Leonard L. Amsberry
Susan L. Colby, 39, cook for er, Frances Musalek of Goodland; William J. Hilt, 96, Cheyenne He was a member of Peace Lu- Leonard Lloyd Amsberry, 85, Daytona Bike Week and made trips
Golden West Skills Center, died her parents of Goodland; a sister, County farmer, died Thursday, Nov. theran Church. Bird City, retired bulk oil distribu- to rallies in Sturgis, S.D.
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at Goodland Sherri (Ryan) Smith of Kingman; 12, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Preceding him in death were his tor, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, after a Preceding him in death were his
Regional Medical Center. and four brothers, Steven (Stacy) Village of St. Francis. parents; an infant son, Martin Hilt; a hard-fought battle with Parkinson’s ﬁrst wife; his second wife in July
She was born on April Colby of Goodland, Sta- He was born on Aug. 26, 1913, to stepmother, Christina (Oman) Hilt; Disease. 2009; a young son, Lonnie in 1956;
30, 1970, to Darryl Eu- cey (Melissa) Colby of Jacob and Elizabeth (Lesser) Hilt in a sister, Pauline Braun; and three He was born on July 15, 1924, to his parents; brothers, Howard Ams-
gene and Marilyn Frances Smith Center, Shawn Ritzville, Wash. The family moved brothers, Emil Hilt, Walter Hilt and Alfred and Susanna Amsberry near berry and Ernest Amsberry; and a
(Musalek) Colby at Smith (Melissa) Colby of Hays to Idaho when he was a young boy Lawrence Hilt. Bird City. sister, Irene Amsberry.
Center. In 1989 she gradu- and Scott (Stacie) Colby and in the early 1920’s they moved Survivors include his wife of After graduating from Bird City Survivors include two daughters,
ated from Smith Center of Layton, Utah. northwest of St. Francis. Mr. Hilt at- 63 years; a son Alfred Hilt of St. High School he enlisted in the Army. Lynnette (Steve) Nolan of St. Fran-
High School. She moved Services were at 10:30 tended German Plains grade school Francis; two daughters, Ruth Appel Mr. Amsberry became a parachutist cis and LaNelle (Bob) Netherton of
with her family to Good- a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. before he quit school to help his dad of Rush Center and Ruby (Wesley) in the 408th Airborne, 11th Air- Titusville, Fla.; two stepdaughters,
land in 1999. 18, 2009, with Pastor with the farming. Garard of Lebo; a sister, Easter borne Division, receiving numerous Judy (Craig) VerHelst of Colorado
Ms. Colby was a Randy Payne ofﬁciating Mr. Hilt served in the Army from Brunswig of St. Francis; a sister- awards and commendations which Springs, Colo. and Alice Cress of
member of the Lutheran Colby at the Calvary Gospel 1941 to 1945 and was involved in-law, Leila Hilt of St. Francis; two included the Bronze Service Star. Goodland; a stepson, Bob (Lavada)
Church. She enjoyed bak- Church, 402 College, in five major battles, Normandy, grandsons; two granddaughters; a In 1947 he and Margaret Lohrene Cress of Colorado Springs, Colo.;
ing, watching races, coun- Goodland, and burial in Northern France, Battle of the great grandson; and a great grand- Cress were married. three sisters, Vera Sumner, Dorothy
try music and concerts, crossword the Goodland Cemetery. Bulge, Rhineland and Central Eu- daughter. In partnership with his brother Hammers and Darlene Brubaker
puzzles, collecting teddy bears and Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. rope. On Nov. 3, 1945, he was Services were Monday, Nov. 16, Lee, he started the Amsberry Service of St. Francis; a brother, Lee Ams-
playing bingo. until the service at the church. honorably discharged. 2009, at Peace Lutheran Church, Station on the corner of Highway 36 berry; four grandsons, and a great
Preceding her in death were her Memorials to the Susan Colby On Jan. 27, 1946, he and Bertha 202 College, St. Francis, with Pastor and Bird Avenue of Bird City. He grandson.
maternal grandfather, Frank Mu- Memorial may be sent to Koons Keller were married at the Salem Ken Hart ofﬁciating and burial in and his wife worked together in Services were Saturday, Nov. 14,
salek; and paternal grandparents, Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Good- Lutheran Church of St. Francis. the Hope Valley Cemetery. Military owning and operating the Quad L 2009, at St. John Lutheran Church
Clinton and Wanda Colby. land. The couple farmed northwest of honors were provided by the Fort Cafe and later Rene’s Dairy King. of Bird City with Pastor David
Survivors include her grandmoth- St. Francis until they moved near Riley Honor Guard. Mr. Amsberry branched out on his Rossbach ofﬁciating and burial in
Idalia, Colo. They ﬁnally settled on Knodel Funeral Home, 202 S. own and founded the Amsberry Oil the Bird City Cemetery. Military
Lon E. Sowers a farm southwest of St. Francis. Mr. Benton, St. Francis, handled ar- Company which delivered bulk oil honors were provided by the Fort
Hilt enjoyed raising and breaking rangements. and fuel to area farmers. After his Riley Honor Guard.
Lon E. Sowers, 86, a Gem area grandchildren. colts to ride. wife died in 1993, he continued Memorials may be made to the
farmer and father of Rue (Marilyn) Services will be at 1 p.m. (Moun- operating the business until retiring Cheyenne County Emergency
Sowers of Goodland, died Monday, tain Time) on Saturday, Nov. 21, in 1995. Medical Technicians, Box 453, St.
Nov. 16, 2009, in Wichita following 2009, at the Colby United Meth-
an accident near his home. odist Church, 950 S. Franklin, Send in your favorite Christmas recipe In 1997 he married Julia Bell
Francis or the National Parkinson
Foundation, Inc., Ofﬁce of Devel-
He was born July 29, 1923, in
Colby, with Pastor James Mardock
for our Home for the Holidays section. Mr. Amsberry was a member of opment, 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Bob
For information call 899-2338
the Bird City American Legion and Hope Road, Miami, Fla. 33136.
Survivors include four daughters, There was no visitation. a lifetime member of the Veterans Knodel Funeral Home, 202 S.
Pat (Carl) Ziegelmeier of Colby, Memorials to the Thomas County of Foreign Wars and the Elks. He Benton, St. Francis, handled the
Kathy (Ed) Jamison of Quinter, Historical Society may be made to was an avid motorcyclist and made arrangements.
Lynn (Jim) Skinner of Perry and any Colby bank or to Harrison Cha- yearly trips to Florida to attend
Becky (Bill) Twitchell of Larned; pel, Box 634, Colby, Kan. 67701.
15 grandchildren; and 12 great-
3rd Annual Chamber Christmas Dinner and Dance
December 5, starting at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets now available at:
First National Bank-member FDIC Homeland Realty & Auction
Prairie Rose Floral, Inc. Northwest Kansas Technical College
American Communications/ The Elks Lodge #1528
Overhead Door Zimbelman’s Jewelry (Burlington)
L&W Andrist Kanorado Co-op, Kanorado
Ticket prices: members: $50 non-members: $65
Dance only/1 drink ticket: $25 Corporate (8+ people): 10% off
Prime rib, 2 drink tickets, live and silent auction, Jimmie Dee and the Fabulous Destinations
For more information, call The Goodland Chamber of Commerce at (785) 899-7130 or visit:
Classiﬁeds work! 899-2338