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Page 2 Golden Valley News January 11, 2018 Richard James BAKER, Mont. - Funeral Liturgy for Dick Malcom, 72, of Baker, Mont was at 1 p.m Thursday, Jan. 4, at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker, Mont with the Rev. Philip Chinnappan celebrating. Burial fol- lowed at St. John's Cemetery, Baker. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Stevenson Fu- neral Home, Baker, with a rosary and vigil service taking place at 6 p.m. He passed away from a tragic horse accident at the family ranch north of Baker on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Richard James "Dick" Malcom was born to Willard and Evelynn (Huber) Malcom on Oct. 3, 1945, in Miles City, Mont. He attended the Preston Country School, grades 1-5; Baker Elementary School, grades 6- 9; and graduated from Baker High School in 1963. Dick was proud of his perfect attendance throughout high school. Following graduation he drove truck for Dale Wyrick until he was called to serve in the U.S. Army in 1965. He Was honored to serve his country until his discharge in 1967 and remained on standby re- serve until 1971. Dick attended the International Farrier School, as well as a mechanic school in Colorado. For the next several years Dick en- joyed traveling the country shoeing horses and meeting people. Prior to returning back to the family ranch, he worked for Warner Johnson in the Lindsay, Mont area before leasing his own place nearby. Dick was introduced to the love of his life, Patty Thielen, at a dance in July 1984. Dick and Patty found their forever dancing partners and were married that same year on Nov. 24. With this union Dick gained his son, Chad Follmer. Over the years they worked side by side to continue building the legacy of the Malcom family. Dick was extremely proud of Chad and was excited when he left the oilfield to be on the ranch full time. This dream was realized with the creation of the Malcom-Follmer Ranch In December 2006, Dick became oil "Dick" Malcom grampa to Chad's twin boys, Chance and Chase. These boys were the light of his life. Dick's love of life and his family was apparent, as was his passion for his horses and his herd of cattle. He spent countless hours breaking and training horses. He was a kind, quiet soul who was known for the strength of his beliefs and his work ethics. He was a humble, respectful man. Dick made an impact on everyone who met him. More than once, Dick made the statement: "Why would I go on va- cation when I can step out my front door and be on vacation." His love for this life was beyond words and as he told his sister Lynnda, 'Tm living my dream." Dick was currently a member of Horse Creek Grazing Association and served as president for 31 years; Fallon County Weed Board for 27 years; American Legion Post 55 for 51 years; and Baker Rural Fire De- partment. Dick is survived by his wife Patty; son Chad; sister Lynnda (Gary) Evans, Phoenix, Ariz.; Jim (Marynel) Malcom, Salmon, Idaho; and grandsons Chance and Chase Follmer. He is also survived by all of Party's siblings and their spouses, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins. Dick was preceded in death by his parents Willard and Evelynn; sister Marilyn Perry; and father and Ambrose and LaVonne Thielen. ivity JoAnn WIBAUX, Mont. - JoAnn Mac (Sokoloski) Smith, 84, of Wibaux, Mont passed away on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at the Wibaux County Nursing Home. A vigil service was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Wibaux with Deacon Rick Miske officiating. A Memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, at St. Peter's Catholic Church with the Rev. Fran- cis Schreiber officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. Silha Funeral Home of Wibaux has been entrusted with the arrangements. JoAnn was born May 3, 1933, in Beach, Golden Valley County, to Frank R. and Verna L. (Peplinski) Sokoloski. She attended the Jordan and South Center country schools in Wibaux and graduated in 1951 from Sacred Heart Catholic High School in Miles City, Mont. JoAnn was united in marriage to Charles Earl Smith on Jan. 5, 1953, at St. Phillip's Catholic Church in Wibaux. They lived on the family farm east of Wibaux for 60 years, where they farmed and raised their six children. JoAnn and Earl moved to town in 2013 and JoAnn moved to WCNH in 2016. JoAnn worked at the First Na- tional Bank, County Superinten- dent's Office, Wibaux County Nursing Home and finally at Golden West Electric for 19 years before re- tiring in 1996. She was an active member of the community, serving on many boards and committees in- cluding the Wibaux School Board, Farm Service Agency County Com- mittee, Action for Eastern Montana and the Golden Valley Manor. JoAnn loved many hobbies and activities such as crocheting, needle- point, cross-stitch, painting, flower gardening, bird watching and auc- tion sales. She collected shoes and antiques. JoAnn was always ready for a card game and frequently said, "There are no friends in cards." Al- though she was competitive at cards, she was a friefidl),pers0ii and had a way of making people feel welcome,'~ always greeting everyone with a smile and hello. She loved a good Baker Hughes posted weekly rig #29398 - Lime Rock Resources count reports on Jan. 5. The count in Ill-A, L.P State Gresz 2-26-35H- North Dakota was 45, which is down 143-98 NENW 26-143N-98W, one from the previous week. Billings Co. The following relates to oil and #29399 - Lime Rock Resources WASHINGTON - U.S. Secre- gas well activity for the week Of Dec. Ill-A, L.P State Gresz 3-26-35H- tary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on 31, in Stark, Golden Valley, Billings 143-98 NENW 26-143N-98W, Jan. 4 announced a slate of Farm and Slope counties and is from re- Billings Co. Service Agency State Committee ports of the N.D. Department of Min- Confidential well plugged or appointees. State committees are se- eral Resources: producing: lected by the secretary, serve at the Well released from "tight Hole" #33375 - NP Resources, LLC, pleasure of the secretary, and are re- status: Mosser 143-102-10-3-2H, NWNW sponsible for carrying out FSA's #30736 - Whiting Oil and Gas 15-143N-102W, Billings Co. farm programs within delegated au- Corporation, Privratsky 44-21PHU, #33376 - NP Resources, LLC, thorities. NWNW 27-140N-99W, Stark Co Mosser" 143-102-10-3-1H, NWNW North Dakota appointees are: 739 BOPD, 614 BWPD - Bakken 15-143N-102W, Billings Co. Temporarily abandoned: Put your M0ner Where Your Nora Xs! local independent ~ sb'enff~ our bu~ne~es am~ commur~ty your best value anO our ec, ot~ A public notice is information infoming citizens of government activities that may affect the citizens' everday lives. Public notices have been printed in local newspapers, the trusted sources for community information, for more than 200 years. Mae (Sokoloski) Smith joke and was known to pull a prank or two. She especially enjoyed any- thing that involved her children or grandchildren. JoAnn loved to take photos of family events and sunsets. She left behind many journals and records of family history. JoAnn will be greatly missed by her friends and family. JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Verna Sokoloski; her son, Douglas Smith; her grandson, Jason McBride; her two brothers, Floyd Sokoloski and James Sokoloski, and an infant sis- ter, Veronica Sokoloski. JoAnn is survived by her husband of 64 years, Earl Smith; five chil- dren, Deborah McBride of Wibaux; Brenda Smith of Hamilton, Mont.; Bruce (Carmen) Smith of Wibaux; Kendall Smith of Petaluma, Calif.; and Jess (Kim) Smith of Florence, Mont.; eight grandchildren, Scott (Sue) Smith, Julie Smith, Sheri (David) LeGrand, Edward (Julie) McBride, Meriah Smith, Riley Smith, Bridger Smith and Jayden Vogan; two step-granddaughters, Rachelle (David Allred) LaPierre and Danielle LaPierre; five great- grandchildren; five great-step- grandchildren; one brother, Donald (Muriel) Sokoloski of Wibaux; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Sokoloski of Tyler, Texas, and Marilyn VanStralen of Moraga~ Calif.; and several nieces and nephews, Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: Perdue announces Farm Service Agency State Committee appointees Committee Chair Jim Hauge - Mandan Jared Hagert - Emerado Erika Kenner - Leeds Edward Kessel - Dickinson Barton Schott - Kulm State committees are appointed for a one - year term which began on Jan. 1, 2018. Each state committee has five members, one chairperson and four members. WIBAUX, Mont. - Kay Lynn Jones of Wibaux, Mont passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at the Wibaux County Nursing Home where she had resided since 2011. She was 83. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, at the Silha Funeral Home in Wibaux and one hour prior to the service. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Wibaux Bible Church in Wibaux with Pastor Rick Vamum of- ficiating. Silha Funeral Home of Wibaux was entrusted with the arrangements. Kay was born in Wibaux on March 30, 1934, the second of three children to Glenn and Jennie (Steele) Scammon. She grew up on the fam- ily farm northeast of Wibaux with her two brothers where she attended rural Hay Creek School. Upon her graduation from Wibaux County High School in 1952, she attended Prairie Bible Institute in Three Hills, Alberta, Canada, where her mother later served on staff in the business office. On July 3, 1955, she married Thomas James (T.J.) Lynn on the Scammon farm north of Wibaux. "Jimmy" and Kay lived their entire married life on the Lynn farm south of Wibaux where they raised their two boys and three girls. Kay was a "people person" and used her gift of hospitality gener- ously. Whether it was a cup of cof- fee, a large meal for a group of college students, or a missionary family, all were warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. She en- joyed her rural neighbors, hosting coffee times and staying in touch through the telephone party line. For many years, the family home was used as a polling place for southern Wibaux County, and each voter was treated to coffee and goodies. She al- ways loved a good story, especially a funny one, and her laugh was con- tagious. Each year Kay grew a large gar- den, canning and preserving from its bounty~ During harvest, she often took meals to the field, turning the occasion into a family picnic where she spread a blanket on the stubble field and served from the trunk of the HOW TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS We welcome letters to the editor concerning issues of area interest or regarding stories and editorials that have been published. Letters should be limited to 400 words. Guest columns or opinion-editorials longer in length are also welcome. A writer can have only one letter or column regarding the same subject published in a 30-day time period, unless the writer is responding to a new aspect of an issue that has been raised. Letters and columns are a way to encourage public discussion. Thank-you letters and invitations cannot be published as letters to the editor, but can be formatted as advertisements. Please include your name, address and phone number on your letter or column so that we can contact you. Your address and phone number will not be published. Golden Valley News/Billings County Pioneer, P.O. Box 156, Beach, N.D. 58621; 110 "Insurance Inc. Term Life Insurance Universal Life Insurance Fixed Annuities Index Annuities IRAs Long-Term Care Ins. Bruce Ross Central Ave. South, Beach, ND (701) 872-4461 (office) (Across from Bank of the West) (701) 872-3075 (home) UNNING For subscribers, your subscription's expiration date is on your address label. It's time to send in your payment if your expiration is 3 weeks away. Time to File for Property Tax Credits and Renter's Refunds Senior citizens or disabled persons in Golden Valley County may be eligible for property tax credits or a renter's refund in 2018. Applications for the state funded programs are available locally through the Tax Equalization Office at the courthouse. Both exemptions are available statewide and help senior citizens and the disabled defray the cost of property taxes due on their residence. The following criteria determine eligibility for the homestead credit program: Applicants must be either 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled in the year for which the application is made. Applicants must either own or hold a life estate in the property where they live. Total annual income may not exceed $42,000, this is after medical expenses, health insurance premiums, and other medical costs are deducted. An applicant may not have assets exceeding $500,000(market value), including the value of any assets gifted or otherwise divested within the last three years, and excluding the first unencumbered $125,000 of market value of the residence. If eligible, the taxable value of the homeowner's property is reduced by at least 20% up to 100% depending on the applicant's adjusted income. Please call the county Tax Equalization Office at 872-4673 to receive an application or additional information on these programs. car. Kay especially loved small chil- dren, and many infants were com- forted and consoled by her singing, rocking and soothing. Next to her home and family, Kay i loved her church and served there in many ways. She played piano, taught " Sunday School and Joy Club, was an , active member of Ladies' Aid, helped to direct Christmas programs, and ; shared her singing talent for both ~' church and community events. After Jimmy passed away in 1995, she met and subsequently mar- ; fled Charles Jones in April 2004. She ; and Charlie resided in Lancaster, ; Penn before returning to Wibaux in 2009. Due to declining health, Char- lie returned to Pennsylvania where he died in 2010. In addition to Jimmy and Charlie, Kay is preceded , in death by her infant daughter, ; Sylvia Ann, and her parents. Kay is survived by her two sons, ; Steven (Joni) Lynn of Glendive, Mont.; and Richard (Lorrie) Lynn of Wibaux; her three daughters, Becky (Pete) Davis of KalispeU, Mont.; Susan (Tim) Campbell of Wibaux; and Rita (Irwin) Harder of Campbell River, British Columbia; her broth- ers, Sammie Scammon of Wibaux; and Lester (Sue) Scammon of Billings, Mont.; 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers or other consid- erations, the family requests that any memorials be directed to KGLE Radio ( or the ' Gideons International ' ( Rememlrrances and cofidolences ~ : may 'be shared with the family ay Van or Bus Service Billings County Golden Valley County Distance of 160 Miles CALL: 701-872-3836 Qur board meets at 9:30 a.m first Tuesday of each month at 701 S. Central Ave Beach. The public is invited! Golden Valley News P.O. Box 156, Beach, ND 58621 (U.S.P.S. Pub. 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