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FALLON COUNTY TIMES FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015- 3 r - rt I II O pTJ Clarence Schell Funeral services for Clarence Schell, 84, of Baker were held May 22,2015 at the American Lutheran Church in Baker with Pastors Bruce and Reba Ko- lasch officiating. Burial with military honors was in the Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Plevna. Clarence passed away May 17,2015, at his home in Baker. Clarence Schell was born to Jacob Schell and LoneIla (Ehret) Schell in Plevna, Nov. 11, 1930. He was the second of nine children: Vernon, Clarence, Lloyd, Lillian , Alice, Raymond, Florence, Mary Ann, and Larry. When he was very young, his family moved to a farm four miles northeast of Ismay. Clarence attended his first two years of school in Plevna. He could only speak German when he started school. He started school in Ismay in the third or fourth grade when Lloyd started school. A few years later the family moved into Ismay, buy- ing a house just south of the l'resbyterian Church. Clarence used to pump the big organ at the church for 25 cents a Sunday. Clarence's next job was unloading car- loads of cement one sack at a time for Midland Lumber. It was a really hard job, but he did it. Clarence graduated from Ismay High School in 1948 with five other seniors. After high school, he worked for Karl Hepperle as a me- chanic helper and on the Drange Ranch as a ranch hand in 1948. He also did electrical and plumbing for Kenneth Cole in 1949-50 and during the time he worked at Hepperle's and for Kenneth Cole. He went with Cliff Schell to a school- house dance north of Plevna where he met Dolores Ann! In 1950 he joined the U.S. Navy, serving from 1950 to 1954 as radar operator on the USS Harveson. After returning from the serv- ice, Clarence got a job at Bud's Super Valu for Bud Bowen. He was staying at his Grandma Quenzer's in Plevna and had a passenger to Baker every day. You guessed it - it was Do- lores. She was working for the Fallon County Times. They had quite a courtship from 1949-1955 when he finally persuaded her to marry him. They had an early spring wed- ding on March 20, 1955. Life was great together. In 1958, after being worried they weren't going to have children, Clarence and Dolores had their firstborn, Kenneth Jacob. In 1959 along came Julie Ann, Angela Rene followed in 1961. 'Their fourth child, Rick Allen, completed their family in 1963. That same year they bought a locker and meat pro- cessing plant and called it Schell Meat Service. In 1964 the family built a new home, pink house with white brick. In 1968 Reynolds Corporation approached Clarence on becoming their manager and around 1975 Clarence and Dolores bought the shopping center. orebestaff..r C•••••••• •••• Ct.., • 00011 ....... \A Farmers Said Company' il•od Avenel*, for Spring 2015 • Certified COC likordkow yellow Feu • Coddled CDC Treader* yeller pees • Coddled CDC Olditer great pee* • Cerelled Welds dams • Certified Tiede dame. Coddled VT Peek doves Reetetered Carole Odom • Cawood Ted. am . Trolleeto Orley • Cerelled Galled liell MINI . • Certieled Bedew FIRM iliglieNO MON •Certlied •Certided CT demi MOM IT iforeee NOON •Cerelled lorme It011e •Cortelled LCII Cered LCII Drealwilmy MUM • Certilled IMMO/ HMV • Afet aided filler veiled. we eset Nonce Mark Birdie,' or Slake Inman Pleat (HO 404400 IOW, Calk (7111)140411•7 Cede 1513145 Olelide (751) tower1Inleollereliorsdeefidene• /Nem to et woret.te•obeeluoimAlrdeallree• Ask about seed treatments. Inoculant, soybean seed, canota seed, corn seed, and sunflower seed. Clarence was the family go-getter and man- ager and created a family business in the Reynolds Grocery. He also made investments in real estate. He was a progressive man, and worked to build an impressive career. He was al- ways friendly and accommo- dating to the public and tried to serve his customers in every way. He built up a small mall in Baker and contributed much to its economy. Dolores worked with him and was a real asset, doing the bookwork, billing and collecting. Clarence retired from Reynolds in 1996 after spend- ing 41 years in the grocery and meat business. Clarence en- joyed gardening and working in the soil. He seemed to be able to get anything to grow beautifully. He was an avid collector of antique wagons, cars, machinery, and later ea- gles and clocks. Everything he did was for the benefit of his family. Clarence was involved with many organizations and served on: ALC Church Council, ALC Church treasurer, City Council, Cub Scout leader in 1965, American Legion since 1964, Baker National Bank Di- rector in the 1980s, Montana Food Distributors Director in the 1980s, was named Grocery Man of the Year for Montana in 1986, Baker Chamber of Commerce President in 1974, Baker Volunteer Fire Depart- ment from 1968-1988, and Economic Development Group 1995. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Louella Schell; brothers Ver- non and Raymond; a sister Lil- lian; and a wonderful grandson Lucas Meschke. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dolores Ann; chil- dren: Kenneth (Connie) Schell, Julie (Steve) Stanhope, Angie (Thomas) Rodriguez, and Rick (Ken) Schell, all of Baker; grandchildren: Chris (Trisha) Schell, Kim (Josh) Cuppy, Jacob (BrecAnn) Schell, Lau- ren (Josh) Celander, Lisa Stan- hope, Alexis Stanhope, Reed Meschke, Whitney Meschke (Shane), Cole Meschke, Isaiah Schell, Alissa Schell, Ericka Schell, Jonah Schell; eight great-grandchildren, soon to be nine; brothers, Lloyd (Marge) Schell of Billings, Larry (Jan- ice ) Schell of Baker; and sis- ters, Alice Turner and Florence Flaga, both of Baker, and Mary Ann Lecoe of Marmarth, N.D. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lucas Meschke Broken Club Memo- rial Scholarship Fund, Box 515, Baker, MT 59313. Remembrances and condo- lences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfu- ncral home .com Bump -N-Run Race set for next weekend By Lori Kesinger Some of the most daring drivers around will soon be racing around a dirt track of turns and jumps while bump- ing other cars out of the way to get to the finish line first. The Tri-Area Racing Associ- ation (TARA) is getting ready to bring some of the best motor sports action in the region to Baker. TARA hosts the yearly Baker Bump -N -Run race sanctioned by the Montana Bump -N -Run Association. Due to a scheduling conflict with the Association, the race this year is being held at an earlier date rather than on Fa- ther's Day. It will be Sunday, June 7, at the Baker Motor Sports Complex located two miles west of Baker on High- way 12. Racing is set to start at noon with seating available in bleachers, or bring a lawn chair. Admission is $10 with ages seven and under admit- ted free. Concessions will be available. The Baker Bump -N -Run race is held Sunday every year in conjunction with the Ekalaka Bump -N -Run race on Saturday to bring as many participants to the area for the weekend. Both towns have had over 70 racers from a four state region participate in the races. TARA continues to strive to bring revenue to Fallon and Carter Counties and to pro- vide entertainment to motor sports fans. The Baker Bump -N -Run race has ap- proximately 40 racers, their families, and about 350 spec- tators on average in atten- dance. TARA operates as a non- profit organization and relies completely on members and volunteers to assist with labor and equipment needs for an entire racing event. TARA is searching for more volun- teers to help with the race this year and general track main- tenance at the complex. To join TARA, membership fees are $30 per family. Current TARA board mem- bers are: President - Court- ney Dietz, vice president - Bruce Brown, secretary - Kristi Burns, treasurer - LaNae Bretzel; board mem- bers are Clint Dietz and Doug Rowe. TARA would like to have more people become in- volved not only with the car racing but motocross, also. The Baker Motor Sports Complex site has bump -n -run and motocross tracks sharing land with the Fallon County Shooting Range. Due to the close proximity to the shoot- ing range, the bump -n -run track is closed except for race day. Dirt bikes are allowed to use the motocross track most of the time, but more in- volvement is needed to re- vive the motocross division. For more information about the race or to volunteer, con- tact Clint Dietz at 406-853- 6325. Riders will saddle up for St. Jude benefit By Lori Kesinger This Father's Day will be a good day to Saddle Up for St. Jude, an event that wel- comes riders and their horses to spend some time in the saddle while giving to a wor- thy cause. With humble beginnings, the local Saddle Up event was initiated by Marge Griebel after she was con- tacted by St. Jude to coordi- nate the trail ride. Following the first event held at the Dave Wang ranch, Griebel's young niece was diagnosed with cancer. \I was so thankful to have done the trail ride,\ Griebel said. \I wanted to help chil- dren with cancer.\ Griebel continued to coor- dinate the event for several years followed by Doug Bruha and Dave Wang. Doug has been the coordinator for the past few years. Since opening in 1962, St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world. Their physicians and scientists have pioneered treatments that have helped push the overall survival rates for childhood cancers from less than 20 percent when the hospital opened to 80 percent today. No child is ever denied treatment be- cause of a family's inability to pay. This is made possible through donations. This is the 18th year the local Saddle Up for St. Jude event will be held. It has raised more than $41,000 since it began in 1997. Bruha said the event usu ally brings out between 10 to 30 participants, but they would like to see that num- ber go up. The event is open to riders National Drug IQ Challenge Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the U.S. It causes: A. About one in every five early deaths B. About one in every 20 deaths C. About one in every 100 early deaths D. About one in every 200 early deaths Kids! Blast Off to First Baptist Church in Baker for Vacation Bible School! June 8-11. 1 PM to 4:30 PM All Kids. Ages 3 to 12. are invited logo To The Edge\ and encounter the God of the Universe! For more information call 778-2246. FIRSTt 3A/p,t -- ift \Friends Healing Friends\ FALLON MEDICAL COMPLEX & COMMUNITY CLINIC 202 South 4th Street • Baker, MT 59313 406-778-3331 Hospital • 406-778-2833 Clinic CLINIC HOURS Monday — Friday • 8 a.m. —5 p.m. SERVICES INCLUDE 24 -Hour Emergency Room Acute Care/Hospital Care Outpatient Surgery Skilled Nursing Home Swing Bed/Long Term Care Home Health Services Life Line • Social Services Diagnostic Imaging • Mammography Colonoscopy • Ultrasound • CT • MRI Laboratory • Physical Therapy Dietetic Counseling Telemedicine Site Darryl Espeland, DO Dominick Trivisonno, MD Paul Wheeler, PA -C Steve Coxe, PA -C Leanne Garcia, PA -C VISITING SPECIALISTS Leszek Jaszczak, MD (Radiology) Jett Williams, MD (Obstetrics/Gynecology) 24 -hr access via Telemedicine to Billings Specialists SERVICES Flu & pneumonia immunizations • Prenatal care FM, DOT, ICC physicals • Cryotherapy Minor surgical procedures Family health care tor all ages Healthy Montana Kids Pro‘ icier Dr. Jake Holkup and horses of all ages and disciplines, as well as anyone who would like to stop by to watch or make a donation to help fight childhood cancer. All proceeds generated by the event go to St. Jude Chil- dren's Research Hospital. \It's a beautiful ride, it's fun,\ Griebel said. \Every- one visits and people really enjoy it.\ The local Saddle Up event will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 21, at the Fred Hoff ranch. Riders will leave at about 9 a.m. for a two to three hour trail ride. A potluck will be held after the ride. Prizes arc awarded to participants according to lev- els of donations raised. For more information about the event, contact Doug Bniha in the evening at 406-778-2502. 3t Join us for a dance! Sunday, May 31 • 2 - 5 p.m. Two -Step • Waltz • Polka • Jitterbug Thee garalie Showroom Glendive's Buzzard Day Did you know: When a buzzard needs to cool eft it poops on its legs. Join us for Montana's Toughest Run (Do what you gotta do) Saturday, June 13th Makoshika State Park Benefit for Cindy Stark Sat., June 6 • 5 -8 p.m. Smoked Brisket Dinner Free Will Offering -Silent Auction- , American Legion Baker, MT hiroprdcLic ( linic Natural Health Center 202 S 4th St W • Baker, MT Seeing patients --V!— Titesdays at Fallon Medical Complex lower level in Baker Holistic service offered include. • Applied Kinesiology • Nutrition Consultation • Cranial -Sacral Therapy • Foot Orthotics • Pediatric and Pfrgnan( For appointments call Toll Free 1 877 267 7520 Tuesdays 406 778 5100 ext. 245 Cell 701 866 4011 Dr. James R. Campbell DDS Family Dentistry Complete general dentistry for adults & children: • Preventive • Fillings • Cosmetic • Root Canals • Implants • Extractions • Crowns • Dentures Practice located in Baker since 1994 202 South 4th Street W. Baker, MT 59313 (lower level of Fallon Medical (omplex) (406)778-5150 (800)676-7161 Ext. 231 Office hours: 8:00 a - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday