Work boots as floral memorial
Photo © Jerrianne Lowther
Boots commemorate their owner, who has passed on.

Updates -

In Memorium -- Russell J. Martin

Funeral Services were held on Thursday, September 1, 2005, for Russell J. Martin in Mora, Minnesota. He was born on March 15, 1938, and died on Sunday, August 28, 2005, at home.

Diana wants to tender her sincere thank-you to all who have mailed or e-mailed with condolences and love. She wants you all to know some of the details of Russ's death and funeral.

The Bulletin has carried the news of Russ's original discovery of an invasion of cancer and a little about the treatment. Russ was in home hospice for only two days and nights, and suffered very little, except for the struggle to breathe (due to pneumonia). He had become very frail and could no longer speak clearly, but he maintained his dignity and sense of humor up to the last.

Now I wish to take one paragraph to tell you a little about that dignity and humor. We have enjoyed our visits from Diana and Russ in the past. There was always a knowledge that Russ was a true gentleman, very soft spoken and friendly ... an easy man to love and respect. Always light hearted and kind in his humorous little stories and teasing.

Russ's funeral was held at the Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora, Minnesota, on Thursday, September 1, with an hour of visitation starting at 2 p.m. and the service at 3 p.m.

The nondenominational service was conducted by Russ's youngest son, Tony Martin, with the assistance of several family members. I am sorry not to be able to supply all of the names, but I do know that all parts of the service, including the obituary reading, a Thoreau essay, and the poem Footprints In The Sand, were read to us by family members.

The message was a loving, caring description of a totally committed family man who Tony labeled as truly non-judgmental and very compassionate... I saw many family members nod in agreement!

A grandson, Shane Murray, sang Amazing Grace as a finish to the Eulogy. --DMA

UPDATE Hurricane Katrina missed Millers
by Steve Miller
Coral Springs, FL

Just a quick note to let you know Hurricane Katrina missed us. It formed over the Bahamas and was headed dead center for US. When it was about 10 miles off shore it veered to the south and hit Miami-Dade County then west across the Everglades and into the gulf. I am sure everyone in the world knows the rest of the story. Some of our friends that live a couple of hours from New Orleans reported that all of our friends that live (now, lived) in that area had evacuated, so all are safe.

UPDATE -- Ranch Rodeo Riding
by Carol Printz
Sidney, NE

Wade Printz recently entered his first ranch rodeo competition. He took first place in "mutton bustin'." (That's a 9.2 second ride!) As you can see, he was of the opinion that staying aboard at all costs was more important than "form." I just have to chuckle every time I look at that picture of Wade ... he was just "glued" to that sheep. :>) His first day of kindergarten is tomorrow ... a new phase in Justin's family's life ... with their first one in school now!

Wade's daddy, Justin Printz, also entered the ranch rodeo competition in "ranch bronc riding" (different rules than professional rodeo bronc riding). He stayed on for the full 8 seconds, for a third place score of 60. His mother (Carol Printz) couldn't bring herself to actually watch the ride ... but thought this picture that someone else took turned out pretty good!

I'm really not too "enthused" about this ranch rodeo stuff ... always afraid someone will get hurt. But it is part of their lifestyle ... local ranch people competing in the events ... not "professional" rodeo riders. Anyway, I try to be a good sport and "grin and bear it"! :>)

Bronc rider Justin Printz stays on top; so does mutton bustin' Wade.

Chris is in Arizona for two weeks of training for his new insurance job with Progressive.

UPDATE -- Chris's job training trip
by Chris Chap
Arizona (for the time being)

Everything's going good so far in training. The weather has been mighty hot, so I haven't really done much sightseeing at all. I did, however, go to the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game. That was a lot of fun, seeing their stadium. Any stadium is better than the Metrodome.

Training is going well. I'm getting 92% in the class and all we need to pass is 80%, so I feel that I'll easily make it. Some of the material is interesting learning about, but some of it can be quite boring. A lot of the stuff at the beginning of the training was review for me, but the more recent stuff has been new material.

I'm excited to be back home this weekend. It's quite weird being away for two weeks, all by myself. I'll be back for two weeks and then I head to Cleveland. Hopefully, after that I'll be able to stick around the Fargo-Moorhead area.

UPDATE -- Jayna and Shane get married.
by Mitzi Johnson Swenson
Dickinson, ND

Mitzi, mother of the bridegroom, pins flowers on Tyler & Aunika Swenson.

It was a beautiful day August 20 when Jayna Lee and Shane Swenson were married during an outdoor ceremony in Santa Barbara, California. Their original vows were very special.

Parents are Barbara and Glen Lee, Santa Barbara, California, and Sheldon and Mitzi Johnson Swenson, Dickinson, North Dakota. Honorable maids were Jamie Bone and Kara Hwang, picture pretty in pink. Best man was Marshall Hindley and groomsman was Derek Swenson. Ring Bearers were Brayton and Davin Chavez.

After a honeymoon in Mexico, they will be living in Santa Barbara where Jayna works as a graphic designer and Shane is a software engineer. There will be an open house reception at Shane's parents' home in Dickinson, North Dakota, October 15 from 2-5 p.m.

Mitzi & Sheldon's two daughters are now three -- thanks to Shane!
Kjirsten, Mitzi and Aunika, left; Sheldon, Jayna, Shane & Mitzi Swenson, right.

Day to Day R
With Donna Mae
Ashby, MN

Caity, Jayce & Lori Chap at the Minnesota State Fair.

Fair Time In Minnesota

Caity, Jayce and I headed to the cities last Thursday evening. Friday morning, Lori drove all of us to the Minnesota State Fair ... in a light rain. Which made me nervous, as to how the rest of the day would go! When we got out of the car, it was down to a mist, so we used our umbrellas for a couple blocks, with me hoping it wouldn't turn into a miserable experience. (The fair had two inches earlier in the day.) We lucked out and it cleared up, with the rest of the day being very beautiful, not even getting overly warm -- which in August is a real bonus!

We spent around nine hours checking out the sites, the kids doing some rides, wandering through the booths and eating our way through our favorite fair goodies: burritos, fried pickles, garlic fries, pronto pup, apple freezees, gyro, cheese curds, cream puff, strawberries and whipped cream, and for the first time at the fair, Lori tried their crawfish (expensive for a few pieces, but tasty). It worked great that we had four people to split all the things we tried!

There were certainly plenty of people for a day that had started in the rain, but we were very fortunate. Not many were doing what we wanted to do, so there was very little waiting in line. The most people we competed with seemed to be checking out the mother pig and her little ones and a boar that weighed over a thousand pounds! Almost made me miss our pigs. (At least the little ones; they were always so fun to watch!)

Mama pig hides her face while nursing newborn piglets.

Lots of walking later, we left for home, just as the sun was going down and our feet were starting to complain. It was a lot of fun spending the day at the fair together.

Minnesota State Fair rates "thumbs up" with Jayce & Caity.

Saturday, I spent three hours with Donna Richards, helping her celebrate her birthday. We were by a lake, on the outside patio, where we could admire the sailboats and sparkling water. We were also surrounded by oodles of flowers, making the whole experience seem as though we were on a mini-vacation. Lovely! I kicked myself for forgetting my camera; it was too beautiful to describe adequately.

Two weeks ago, Jayce was seen by a geneticist in St. Cloud. This doctor has determined he has what is called Noonan's Syndrome. Jayce has many of the characteristics that are listed on the site about Noonan's. A couple of the more serious are heart problems or renal problems. So, he was immediately sent to a specialist to have tests run. We received the good news today, that his tests came back with great results! What a relief!

The Matriarch Speaks W
by Dorothy (Dake) Anderson
Alexandria, MN

New subscriber: Introducing Michael, Adriana & Sully Brown
by Adriana Stahlecker Brown
Granbury, TX

Michael and I married on June 19, 1999. We then moved to Corpus Christi where we attended Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Michael graduated with a bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science. He is a land surveyor. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing. I am a registered nurse.

In May 2002, we moved to Granbury, Texas, a small community about 30 miles southwest of Fort Worth. We bought a house in April 2003. Then, along came Sully Michael Brown, on August 6, 2004.

Michael is currently working for Topographic Surveying, which does jobs for gas drilling companies. I am working in the ICU at Lake Granbury Medical Center. Sully is mastering the art of getting into everything!

Michael, Adriana & Sully Michael Brown.

Editor's note: Adriana Stahlecker Brown is the daughter of Earl and Kathleen (Dake) Stahlecker. Kathleen is my niece. The Bulletin subscriber list continues to grow. The Bulletin is e-mailed to more than 100 addresses every week and also appears on the web. All 168 issues to date are archived and may be read directly from the web. (Click on the top picture to go there directly.)

Who Is This?

Let's Play a Guessing Game: Whenever it is handy to do so we will run a picture of someone of the subscribers or staff members of our e-magazine. Tell us who you think it is -- we will let you know who was the first to guess it right -- and the correct guess -- in the following week's Bulletin.
(Send us some to run; we will line them up in our staging area to take their turn.)

How many can you identify?

Answers to last week's mystery pictures (click here to review them):

I don't know who the little girl is in the mystery photos, but she has some classy shoes. (Chuckle.)

The little boy I most certainly know. That is my grandson Ethan Horne. The photo was taken at LeRoy and Vonnie Dake's in June. Little boys don't need fancy toys to be happy. He had lots of Band-Aids on imaginary scratches, Great-Grandpa Dake's hat, Great-Grandma Dake's walker, a fly swatter and lots of energy. That meant we had parades, sword fights, train rides and various other activities, all with the same set of imaginary toys.

In case you are wondering why I would pack a box of Band-Aids on the plane from Georgia to Minnesota, I learned from Aunty Blanche that a box of Band-Aids is a quick way to the heart of most little kids. I remember her giving Band-Aids to Steve's twins and a year later sending a box to Greg when she sent me Jennie's baby gift.

A precious memory and only one of many things I learned from Aunty Blanche.

Carolyn Miller Dake
Duluth, GA

Thanks for sharing and for including the detail of Ethan's Great Great Aunt Blanche! Yes, that was a precious, sweet memory! --Dorothy

Mystery picture was Ethan [Horne] of the "Ernie and Carolyn Dake Family Tree."

Tom Miller
Madera, CA

Would that curly haired blondie be Jordan [Indermark]? I thought at first it was Brianna [Lehtola], not realizing how much alike they looked from that angle! Not sure who the little fellow is, though...

Donna Johnson
Ashby, MN

Editor's Note: You're right, that cute little blonde wearing glass slippers is Jordan "Cinderella" Indermark, who received the classy shoes as a birthday gift when she turned two last month. She reportedly claimed to be 10 years old when someone asked her age recently, according to her Grandma Shari Schweiger ... so maybe she's two ... but going on 10! As for the "little guy," also sporting cool gear, his Grandma Carolyn Dake didn't have any trouble figuring out who he was.

LTD Storybrooke

A Rolling Stone
By Larry Dake

One Sunday, before dinner, I was sitting in Jim and Edith's recliner reading an old book of poetry they kept on their bookshelf. Sherry and Edith were busy in the kitchen getting the meal on -- and Jim was entertaining Sarah and Amy with the Sunday comics.

I came across this poem by Robert W. Service, and it struck a nerve with me. Was I under the curse of the gypsy blood? Was I just a rolling stone? Was I never meant to win?

The Men That Don't Fit In
by Robert W. Service
There's a race of men that don't fit in,
A race that can't stay still;
So they break the hearts of kith and kin,
And they roam the world at will.
They range the field and they rove the flood,
And they climb the mountain's crest;
Theirs is the curse of the gypsy blood,
And they don't know how to rest.

If they just went straight they might go far;
They are strong and brave and true;
But they're always tired of the things that are,
And they want the strange and new.
They say: "Could I find my proper groove,
What a deep mark I would make!"
So they chop and change, and each fresh move
Is only a fresh mistake.

And each forgets, as he strips and runs
With a brilliant, fitful pace,
It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones
Who win in the lifelong race.
And each forgets that his youth has fled,
Forgets that his prime is past,
Till he stands one day, with a hope that's dead,
In the glare of the truth at last.

He has failed, he has failed; he has missed his chance;
He has just done things by half.
Life's been a jolly good joke on him,
And now is the time to laugh.
Ha, ha! He is one of the Legion Lost;
He was never meant to win;
He's a rolling stone, and it's bred in the bone;
He's a man who won't fit in.

Travelogue t

Shane & Jayna on beach honeymoon, Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

This and That
by Elaine Wold
Wahpeton, ND

Garage Sale Time In Wahpeton

It was interesting to read last week about Ginny's garage sale. I'm glad others are interested in them also. Our family had our biennial "clean out" last Thursday and Friday.

Some people don't have garage sales. One lady told me she threw things out each week in her garbage. Another said she had no time for sales, but donated her things to the thrift shops or clothing drives.

Having been raised in the depression years, I learned to reuse, recycle and save. We can also help reduce the landfills by selling or giving unused items to others.

During the winter months, I clean my cupboards, closets and drawers, and all unused items are put in boxes in the garage. Then when the family has collected enough items, we set up on tables and mark our items.

Our location on a busy street brings customers in. We purchase an ad in the local paper and use the free advertising on the shopper's program on the radio station.

One of the fun things about a garage sale is seeing the customers excitement in finding some article they are needing or finding some item for their collections. My McCoy pottery and the Betty Crocker Cookbook, 1950 edition, were good sellers. One lady was so happy to find five of my 50 cent blouses. A college student got a carpet and items for his dorm room, as well as the bicycle.

One meets many new people at a garage sale. Garage sales also satisfy one's shopping instincts much cheaper than going to a mall. It was fun to have two classes of school children, out collecting leaves for a science class, who all came in for a few minutes. The "Free Pile" soon disappeared as they found vases, figurines, knick-knacks, scarves and other items for themselves or their moms. A boy found a game, a girl a pair of heels. What fun they had! Leaving the driveway, they stopped and yelled in unison, "Thank you, Mrs. Wold!" What fun!

Our sales totaled $750. The top selling item was one that went very early in the sale -- a John Deere pedal tractor and trailer for $250.00. The rest of the sale brought $500, so we felt it was worth the time and the effort ... plus the garage is now ready to fill again!.

Celebrations & Observances
From the Files of
Hetty Hooper

This Week's Special Days
September 5---Labor Day

This Week's Birthdays:
September 4--Wiley Nelson
September 5---Lori Chap
September 5---Genelle Mogck
September 7---Brendan Aydelotte (6 years)
Happy Birthday!

This Week's Anniversaries
September 4---Ernie and Carolyn Miller Dake (34 years)
September 7 ---Tim and Colette Anderson Huseby (9 years)

More September Birthdays:
September 2---Patty Anderson
September 2---Brianna Jordet
September 2---Vicki Anderson
September 2--Stanley Wm. Dake
September 3---Jacob Mendoza Dake
September 3--Eric Printz
September 3---Charlie Quick

September 12---Lindsay Hellevang
September 15---Shari Schweiger
September 15---Carolyn Miller Dake
September 19--Nathanial "Nathan" Seaman
September 21---Jessica Aydelotte (13 years)
September 24---Wyatt Johnson
September 28---Donald L. "Donnie" Anderson
September 30---Sheldon Swenson

More September Anniversaries
September 1---Doug and Brianna Anderson-Jordet (1 year)
September Special Days
September 5---Labor Day

Jayna feeds Shane a bite of wedding cake.

Keep Us Posted!

Please drop Miss Hetty a line and tell us who, and what, we've missed. And how about a report (photos welcome) of YOUR special celebration?

'Many Thankse

Miss Hetty


Enjoyed reading The Bulletin this morning. I forgot to send in my answers to the guessing game, but I could identify all of them. I smiled as I read Elaine's description of "the happy little guy," which is Ryan at about 15 months. His smile couldn't have been any bigger. He is wearing the shorts outfit that Don and Dorothy gave him for a baby gift.

Yesterday Brandon and I met up with Todd and Carrie Gianakos and their three children in the mall. I introduced them to Brandon. Carrie said it is nice to get to know some of Todd's relatives as he doesn't have many in this area. Todd was real friendly and started visiting with Brandon about a friend of his who played football at UND. Maybe we will meet up with them occasionally, now that we are acquainted.

Merna Morgan Hellevang
Fargo, ND

Blue eyed Sully Michael Brown with Texas bluebonnets.

I just finally got The Bulletin from last week read and saw comments about our little Sully's eyes, so of course I had to respond to them. Yes, he has the most beautiful eyes that I have ever seen, and I am not saying this just because he is my grandson. I have never seen this color of blue. It is a color of blue that is mighty near the color of the Texas Bluebonnet, for those of you who have seen those flowers. We have a picture of him in the flowers and it is just beautiful how the flowers bring out the color of those eyes.

Have enjoyed all of the news of all of the weddings that have taken place the last few months up there. Seems just like yesterday that Marlene and Patty were that age, and younger, and now to see their children taking that important step.

I enjoyed the pictures of you two on your anniversary. Happy Belated Anniversary. Earl and I will be married 31years in December. My, how the time flies.

Appreciated the pictures of Uncle Leroy and Vonnie. I also loved the pictures of Larry and Ernie Dake with their grandbabies. I would have liked to have plopped right down between them with my four grandsons, but I do not like pictures, so even had I been present, I probably would have made myself scarce.

I have enjoyed Larry's stories so much. Also the stories at times from Ginny and Uncle LeRoy. Angela at times writes poetry and such but she sure does not get it from me. I still have not taken the time to e-mail dear cousin Larry and Sherry about their going to Alaska rather than coming to the cousin reunion. I will get it done one of these days.

We all stay busy. I am back into full swing at Head Start for the 2005-2006 year. I will be very busy for the next few months getting all paperwork that has deadlines done on 40 children. I teach from 8 to 2 and then, because I am director, I also have a lot of extra administrative stuff that has to be done after the teaching things are done.

Aaron is a junior now. He is 6'3" and around 230 pounds. He made varsity football team this year as starting guard. So far, he has been a pretty good kid and makes good grades, so we cannot complain, I guess. When he is not busy with football, he is busy with band, so he does not have a lot of idle time. He loves to go spend time with the girls and families. Of course, his nephews think he is just great.

Adriana continues to nurse at a hospital in Granbury. She works in ICU. Michael is in surveying, still. He hopes to test for his license soon. Mister Sully just had a year old birthday. His PeePaw, Earl, built him a sandbox in the shape of a boat, which turned out really cute, and I guess he spends a lot of time there.

Angela and family made a move to Hico, Texas, the first part of May. They bought a larger home with three acres, which they needed for those three boys. They really love it. She is a teacher but did not teach last year, due to Scott being gone part of the year to a sales training school in Massachusetts. She is not going to teach this year either, due to Scott being gone a lot, and she feels that she needs to be there for the boys.

She and Adriana have gone into a candle making business on the side. They are just now getting it started pretty good. (For anyone who might be interested, they are at ) Angela wanted to do something to help bring in some income. She and Adriana both love candles, so they decided to give it a whirl. They got together the other day and I believe she said they made 100. Of course, I think Mr. Trenton (her youngest) wanted to add some of his touches and got in the wax and waxed her cabinets, and I do not know what all, so she was not too happy with him.

I enjoyed some of Steve's contributions of late to The Bulletin. Wonder how they all are doing with the last hurricane. Think of them all every time some news occurs of a storm headed that way.

Enjoy hearing news of Uncle Tom every once in a while. My it has been so MANY years since I have seen him. I think Uncle Jim and Mom talk every once in a while. Mom is doing okay, just has slowed down some. Her hearing is kind of bad, too. She has hearing aids, which help, but if she is in a large crowd, she has problems.

I have rambled long enough. Have wanted to do this for some time. It was just a matter of sitting down and getting busy. Greetings to everybody!

Kathleen Dake Stahlecker
Gatesville, TX

I was just "meandering" through The Bulletin's features, "Who's Who," and "Who's Where," etc. and I am totally amazed. Even with all the moving around, college students, etc., the locations are up to date! What an amazing Bulletin we have. Hats off to the two of you! It's not easy, but it sure is enjoyable.

I just love the chuckles! I literally laugh out loud when I read them. I hope people dig up some pictures, because I look forward to that each week. It's one time a week I'm guaranteed a laugh out loud kind of laugh!

Thanks to all of you who are so good about writing so the rest of us have the enjoyment. Donna, I think you could publish some of your Caity and Jayce stories! Such antics!

Thanks to all!
Patty Anderson Henderson
Minnetrista, MN

Really enjoyed the last Bulletin! Mystery picture was Ethan [Horne] of the "Ernie and Carolyn Dake Family Tree." Don't know the last name but I enjoyed the web page that Caroline gave the address of []. Lots of pictures and only wish I knew more of the names and who or what the connection.

Tom Miller
Madera, CA

Photo Editor's Note: To find the family connections, click on any Who's Who link. Your web browser will open to that page. Hold down the COMMAND key on a Mac, or the CONTROL KEY on a PC, and type F. Then type a name you know (Ethan or Ernie or Carolyn) into the search box and click the "Next" button. The page will scroll down to the first occurence of that name on the page. The name will be highlighted in context. Here's what you should see:

4. LeRoy Dake (wife Vonnie): Ernie Dake* (wife Carolyn*): daughter, Jennifer "Jennie" Horne (husband, Chris Horne): their son Ethan and daughter Carolyn; son, Greg; daughter Virginia "Ginny" McCorkell* (husband Larry McCorkell): daughter Suzanne; Larry T. Dake* (wife Sherry): daughters Sarah Steinhauer (husband Mike Steinhauer and their son Levi); Amy.

Names in blue are direct Dake descendents. (Names in red are Anderson descendents, except Don and Dorothy Anderson descendents, who are named in purple, with their spouses and children named in green. The rest of us are named in black.)

Want to know where they live? Click the Where link and repeat the FIND process. You will see that Ethan lives in Madison, Alabama, with his parents, Chris and Jennie (Dake) Horne, and his sister, Carolyn. His grandparents, Ernie and Carolyn Dake, live in Duluth, Georgia, near Atlanta.

Last Week's Bulletin Review JKL
by Betty Droel
MoundsView, MN

When I put my mouse pointer on the cornfield picture, a message came up: Leprechaun in cornfield. I thought that was interesting. What a darling picture! I can see the Troll from here, so hope poor Jayce doesn't have any bad experience with his hunt.

We were really impressed with Curt and Patty's beautiful new home. Lots of room for family to come home and bring friends and family. I can see windows to clean and dusting and vacuuming -- and all the laundry for all those rooms. I am glad they are young and full of enthusiasm and ambition -- they will need it. It looks like they are realizing a dream.

I was so very happy and touched by the Introducing Becky Chap story. It sounds like she has had some severe setbacks in life that will be felt for a lifetime. Her whole life would be depending on the love and interest and care of loving family. We hope her children will continue to be her greatest joy.

Well, Larry, you got by this time, but hope that means you have another sequel in the writing. We still haven't gotten you to Montana yet -- or back to Minnesota. You got this started, and please don't leave us in suspense.

The only ships we will ever see like that are in The Bulletin. Thanks, Ary.

NOW, FOR AN APPLAUSE FOR MISS KITTY ... You finally succumbed to our pleading for a report on your life with Jerrianne. To you, it's humdrum, same ole, same ole, but to us it's exciting to hear about that land of the midnight sun from someone who actually lives there. I am well aware that you guarded the van. In fact, someone took your picture as they dared walk past it.

Miss Kitty guarding the van.

I was excited to see something Bitzi wrote. I love that logo of hers -- artistic, like she is. I know she's had some grand garage sales, but I've never known when they were. I have to laugh at Larry's responses. She is very fortunate to have such a laid back husband to carry on in the background. The story could have ended a lot differently if he had decided to play some tricks with the "laundry" advertising the sale.

Elaine, thanks for opening your heart about your school days. Sometimes the good old days come clear when you see some sights or sounds or smells. In this case it was school buses, and I guess nostalgia is OK, sometimes!

I see some very special people are having anniversaries and birthdays. I had better not name them, lest I miss some I would not want to miss. Congratulations, especially, Vonnie and LeRoy.

Don't forget to update us on the adoption story. Probably way too busy to write. We are interested.

I really enjoy the letters to the editor as much as the rest of it. Sorry mine are too long, but I just love being on this mailing list, and following along with your families. So, I like to tell you so.

Doug, I see your Mom could have used that two-wheel cart Don is pushing while her Jazzy was in the shop.



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