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									2 The Goodland Star-News / Friday, November 20, 2009                                  friends     about our

                                                                                                                                                                   Alcoholics Anonymous, call Rob at            J. Patrick Johnson of Shreveport,
card showers
  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

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