Life more fulfilling with God’s ‘perfect ten’

Judy Brandon: Religion columnist Three weeks ago the date was Oct. 10, 2010. That will not happen again until Oct. 10, 3010 when it will again be 10-10-10. On that day I attended a church service in Rochester, Minn. The pastor opened the beginning of the service this way: “Today it is 10-10-10. I want […]

Baskett signs, practices with Vikings

Staff and wire reports EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Clovis’ Hank Baskett practiced Wednesday with the Minnesota Vikings, one day after being released from the Philadelphia Eagles for the second time in two years. The 2001 Clovis High graduate signed a one-year deal with Minnesota, which is in desperate need of healthy receivers. Sidney Rice is […]

God’s promises can take us past life’s milestones

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist At the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., there is a large brass captain’s bell in the lobby of the radiation therapy department. The bell represents an important milestone for all those undergoing radiation treatments for cancer. As a cancer patients completes the last radiation treatment, he or she rings the […]

Anderson, Richard “Andy”

Richard L. “Andy” Anderson, 70, of the Rhea community and formerly of Clovis, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at BSA Hospital in Amarillo. He was born June 6, 1935, in Drayton, N.D., to Dave and Ann Durheim Anderson. He married Velta Knight on Dec. 2, 1955, in Farwell. He served in the U.S. Air Force […]

Gleis, Michael

Michael Joseph Gleis, 49, of Clovis died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Clovis. He was born Jan. 24, 1957, to John and Vera Horedwell Gleis in Laverne, Minn. He worked as a sales representative for Culligan Water for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his father and four brothers. He is survived by […]

Reed, Ann

Ann I. Reed, 77, of Muscatine, Iowa, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Unity Hospital in Muscatine. She was born July 8, 1928, in Tahoka, Texas, to William Dolf and Mattie Flay Cleveland. She was a homemaker. Family members said she enjoyed clogging, square dancing, listening to gospel and blue grass music, crocheting, cooking, baking […]

Brockoff, Henry

Henry Brockoff Services: No services are planned at this time. Mr. Henry “Hank” Brockoff, 78, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 22, 1926, in Green Isle, Minn., to Pauline and Albert Brockoff. He lived in the area around Green Isle until 1950 when he entered the […]

Smith, Dorothea

Dorothea Smith Services: Have been held. Dorothea “Dorothy” Smith, 85, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 19, 1919, in St. Peter, Minn., to Frank and Alta Schadt Dutton. She graduated from nurses training in 1940 and married Clarence Smith on Feb. 12, 1941, in St. […]

Krusemark, Evelyn

Evelyn Krusemark Services: Have been held. Evelyn Katherine Krusemark, 84, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 5, 1920, in Luverne, Minn., to Hugo Henry and Arpa Ellen Durr Schnekloth. She married Lester Krusemark on June 15, 1942, in Truman, Minn. She was a Licensed […]

Heldt, Arlene and Wayne

Arlene and Wayne Heldt Services: Have been held. Arlene Heldt, 79, of Pequot Lakes, Minn., died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd, Minn. She was born on July 30, 1925, in Minneapolis, to Ludvig and Anna Anderson. She graduated from Pequot Lakes High School. Wayne Heldt, 77, also of Pequot […]

Davis, Verlon Whitaker

Verlon Whitaker Davis Services: Have been held. Verlon Whitaker Davis, 88, of Artesia, died in Roswell on Monday, Aug. 30, 2004. He was born on March 10, 1916, in Clarendon, Texas, to J. Emmit and Ellen Williams Whitaker Davis. He graduated from New Mexico Highlands in 1940. He took a job in Forest, teaching school […]

Clark, Cheryl K.

Cheryl K. Clark Services: Have been held. Cheryl K. Clark, 51, of North Pole, Alaska, died Friday, July 2, 2004. She was born on Oct. 22, 1952, in Wadena, Minn., to Andrew and Betty Knight. Family members said she was known for her deep passion for her yard and gardens. At Eielson Air Force Base […]

Strickler, Erma Louise Benham

Erma Louise Benham Strickler Services: Have been held. Erma Louise Benham Strickler, 81, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2003, at her home. She was born on Nov. 13, 1922, in Montevideo, Minn., to Herbert A. and Mae Mitchell Benham. She married Ivan Guy Strickler on Sept. 11, 1944, in Yuma, Ariz. They moved to […]

Smith, Clarence

Clarence John “Smitty” Smith, 91, of Clovis, a retired clerk for the Santa Fe Railroad, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on July 7, 1912, in Lexington Township, Minn., to Edward and Amelia Smith. He graduated from Le Center High School and owned and operated a resort on […]

Hartley, Mary Carol

Mary Carol Hartley Services: Have been held. Mary Carol Hartley, 62, of Clovis, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born on Feb. 6, 1941, in Waco, Texas, to Laddie Earl and Mary Elizabeth McMillan Broadway. She married Teddy Lowe Hartley on May 25, 1962, in Waco, Texas. They moved to Clovis […]

Bedford, Ira

Ira Bedford Services: Have been held. Mr. Ira Paul Bedford, 80, of Sacramento, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee, Minn. He was born on Aug. 18, 1923, in Weeletka, Okla., to Benjamin Franklin and Nancy Anthony Bedford. He married Mary Helen Thomas on Dec. 1, 1946. He worked as […]