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Wilma Heynen

Posted December 13, 2018 at 5:54 pm


Boyden, Iowa

December 5, 2018

Wilma Heynen, 78, of Boyden, Iowa died, Dec. 5, 2018, at her home.

Memorial services were Saturday, Dec. 8, at Hope Christian Reformed Church, Hull, Iowa, with interment in Sheridan Township Cemetery, Boyden.

Wilma Mae Schoep was born March 22, 1940, in Sioux Center, Iowa, to Ben and Jennie (Wolfswinkle)

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    Fundraising campaign supports local health care

    As we age, our bones begin to lose calcium and become weaker and more brittle. A DEXA scan, or bone density test, is a way to measure the strength of our bones.

    Many people get a bone density test every few years. The main reason to have the test is to find and treat serious bone loss, called osteoporosis, and prevent fractures and disability.

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    Converting color to energy


    Parents of elementary-aged students know, at the end of the school year, their children will most likely be bringing home used crayons and markers and maybe a few extra. Instead of throwing those markers and crayons in the trash or adding them to an already large marker and crayon collection, you can continue to put them to good use by utilizing two programs in the West Lyon area.

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    Champions of Character


    When three West Lyon seniors were notified earlier this year they were being recognized for having good qualities of character, they said it came as a surprise, but they certainly felt honored. The three students — Abby Funke, Ethan Meyer and Madysn Grotewold — are involved in a wide variety of activities at West Lyon, and each of them said they

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    The gift of screen time


    With Christmas right around the corner, many families are considering wrapping up an electronic device for under the tree. There are pros and cons to screen time for children and teens but with the right balance and limits, families can use screen time in a healthy manner.

    According to healthychildren.org, screen time includes TV,

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    Pattie Clark

    Pattie A. Clark, age 73 of Westbrook, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2018. Services will be held with her beloved husband at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.    

    Pattie A. Clark, was born July 16, 1945 in Iona, Minnesota to Edward and Susan (Augusen) Peterson. She lived in Iona and Fulda before settling on a farm south of Westbrook with her husband, Raymond Clark, of nearly 40 years. They were united in marriage in 1979

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    Santa visits Westbrook and Dovray


    Santa and Mrs. Claus visited Westbrook at the Community Center Saturday a.m. , thanks to an invitation from the library and Women’s Club. A number of elves were on hand to direct activities for children. Most children were eager to sit on Santa’s lap, but an occasional younger child didn’t want to leave the security of Mommy or Daddy. Pictures tell the rest of the

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    Marshall sworn in as chief of police

    MARSHALL—The city of Marshall’s public safety department marked the start of a new chapter of leadership on Tuesday as Jim Marshall was sworn in as the city’s new director of public safety.

    “I’m both excited and a little nervous,” Marshall said of taking on a new position and responsibilities. But it was OK to be nervous, he said, because it meant those responsibilities were important to him.

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