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Page 6 Indian Valley & Mesa News Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Clocks Are Not Flas hlights Bob and Doris Baker both attended the basketball game in Council on Friday in which their great-grandson, Terrun Zolman was playing for his team of Riggins. They met granddaughter, Kim Zolman there and together made The Three Musketeers cheering the teams on. I'm sure there were other birthdays out there this past week, but I know of three special ladies who celebrated their special day. Belated wishes to Farrah Ball, Bev Toomey and Lynn Johnson. Larry Boehm and Bev Galloway were back down in Payette on Tuesday, but this time they attended Bev's grandson, Micah Galloway's basketball game. They were able to enjoy all four games being played. Friday, the couple headed to Eagle to visit with Larry's brother, John Boehm at his Also visiting from Seattle was their sister, Myrna Richards. Saturday, they attended funeral services for Carl Rosselli in McCall. Carl was a member of the smoke jumpers unit that Larry is part of. Sunday, they had a great time visiting with Dennis Healy, Fran Villano and Jim Penne while they enjoyed another wonderful dinner at the Indian Valley Trap Club. Bridget Brest is still giggling and wondering why during the power outage this past week that Loren handed her a horse clock in the darkness instead of a flashlight! Just a quick moment to say hello to Ron and Sandy Dunham and Cindi Bauer who most of us won't see poking their heads outside the office doors until tax season is over! Tony and Wanda Morgensen enjoyed taking in all the beautiful snow-laden land and trees on Monday morning. They were enjoying it so much, that they took many pictures so they could remember the splendor, just in case more snow decides not to follow. Bill and Ruth Reeder attended the memorial service held for Karen Hayden at The Bible Church in Cambridge on Saturday. Afterward they had lunch at the home of Dave and Becca Crosby. On Monday, they enjoyed the company of Tony and Yvette Hensley and their children and daughter, Lynn Johnson. That evening they celebrated Lynn's birthday with a special dinner. Jim and Patty Shaw headed to Ontario on Thursday for one more doctor appointment for Patty. Afterward, they headed over to Wal- Mart to finish a bit of shopping, and then enjoyed the convenience of Subway being in the building for an early dinner. Saturday evening, they greatly enjoyed the company of friends and neighbors at the Indian Valley Potluck held at the fire hall. Friday evening, Tom and Judy Green and daughter, Janel enjoyed something they don't get to see much of anymore. Janel had been given tickets from her employer, so the three headed out to watch two bouts of the roller derby. They all had a great time watching the teams of "Furious Truck Stop Waitresses" vs "The Copper Queens" and "The Vice Squad" vs "Bad News Beaters" compete. They also celebrated their 44th anniversary on Saturday at Jerry Bob's restaurant and then went on a romantic stroll. Happy anniversary wishes to you both. Connie Hornyak is home from spending time with her family in Boise this past week after Ron's passing. She sends many, many thank yous to her friends for all the well wishes and concern sent to her and her family. She sends a special thank you to Vivian Linford who surprised her with a wonderful dinner upon her return and for the many other offers to help. She is doing well and her daughter, Tammy Evans will be coming to stay with her soon. Community Spotlight Rosie and Norman Kilborn The Adams County Record By Lynn Leatherman 739-5756 ; Robin and Celestino Juica had a wonderful time this past week. :, Indian Valley Fire Chief-, Tim Toomey had invited., them to attend a special t. dinner for the volunteer, - fire chiefs held in , : Weiser. Robin said the food was wonderful and , the entire evening was, just lovely. , Roy and I enjoyed ;, having granddaughter's i. Trista, Katy and Ashlyn : Temple with us on Monday. They twisted Papa's finger into taking !. them to the park and then out to the dairy to play with the baby, calves. I'm not sure who ,, was the most tired at the end of the dayI Please be careful on, the roads with the .ice.-. You never know what'., the ice and snow have in store for you no matter how careful of a driver you are. Stay safe and warm throughout : the coming week. There's No Place Like Home by Deb Wilson veteran Devon Daniels "I never went very far who died last year, rests from home," laughed in the family plot next to Rosie. "The 5 times his grandfather. we've moved have been Rosie's dad, Lewis right here in Council." Daniels, had been the She and husband game warden for the Norm now live in a Swan Valley in eastern roomy ranch house in Idaho and the Idaho/ town. Decorative curved Wyoming border. He furniture, white lace moved his large family curtains and a dining to Council in 1943. room glass chandelier Dad had run Civilian transform at least their Conservation Corps inside living space into (CCC) camps, and the picture postcard worked for [ Victorian home Rosie the Forest I always wanted. S e r v i c e . Today they live quiet He became lives, although their a county younger days were commissioner never that way. "I've and Council served my sentence," mayor. said Rosie. A self N o r m s proclaimed "soft-touch" family raised grandmother, she loves apples on to baby sit. She and their 20-acre Norm stay connected to Mesa orchard. out of town family and "It was friends on Facebook. beautiful She still manages their there, with Council High School the orchards class reunions, with the in bloom and 60th coming next year. the two story They visit town friends Victorian at the Council Coffee homes," they Company. reminisced. Norm's the quiet C h il d r e n half of the happy duo, picked apples married 57 years. Rosie for school lost her heart to him money, 10 cents a box. when she saw him in Norm enjoyed horses at Air Force uniform at her his grandfather's ranch. high school prom. Their His room ran the Mesa 5 remaining children, Post Office out of her 16 grandchildren and home. His mom's mom, 7 great grandchildren a Purnell, had been the make for very big first family graduate family reunions. Four from Council High generations of their School. family have graduated Small towns such from Council High as Mesa had their School. own elementary Their daughter, Karen schools back then. Hatfield, is the Adams Upper level students County Assessor; son consolidated into Kyle and daughter Council High School. Julie Wilson work hard Norm played pretty in Council, while sons awesome football at Mitch and Eric live in Council High, although Alaska. Sadly, their son he'll deny it. Japanese Joseph died in a car children released from accident at age 23. Their internment attended nephew, 22 year old school with Norm and Bear Facts Rosie, and they could Hunter Magazine in never see any reason for Wyoming. prejudice. Rosie and Norm knew Norm spent his Air how to work. Rose Force service years in started her distinctive Fort Worth, Fairbanks career in Council as a and Washington, DC, telephone operator, and where he felt privileged worked there until1960. to watch President For years the telephone Eisenhower sworn in recording with "The at his inauguration. He number you have finished service; Rosie dialed is not in service," finished high school, continued playing and marriage and family Rosie's voice. life began. In 1965 Rosie and Talent runs through their family. Rosie fondly remembers her dad and his friends playing old time fiddle music at all-night community dances. An active outdoorsman, writer and photographer, her dad preserved his escapades in journals, one of which remains in the Council library. Her brother, Henry, played mandolin and fiddle until cancer took him in 2007, and he painted 200+ western scenes as well. His replica of the old community schoolhouse hangs in Marion Feil's home. Their grandson Ryan writes for Elk Norm bought their popular family ranch. "Half the town kids came out to stay 3 or 4 days at a time," recalled Norm. An enterprising businessman, Norm bought Home Dairies food delivery service, and their older children helped him " make his rounds. He also bartended, hauled potatoes, and bought "Norms Corner," an old gas station he remodeled into a popular bar and restaurant, which he ran until his 1996 retirement after open heart surgery. Rosie proved her entrepreneurial spirit in 1967, running her own successful insurance agency until 1982. She still hears from women she trained who became career agents themselves. Elected the first woman president of the Council Chamber of Commerce in 1973, she still remembers endless hours of cooking hamburgers for Chamber and other community fundraisers. One day a sn ovmo bite chain: :sucked her young son Kyle up inside the machine. Kyle came out OK, but Rosie still recalls the helplessness and shock that gripped her. "I swore I'd never feel that way again," she said, and she became a volunteer emergency medical technician (EMT). For nearly 8 years she made ambulance runs whenever summoned, day or night. The 14 years between 1986 and 2000 remain her most stressful yet' fondest accomplishment. She became a Lieutenant, the lead dispatcher for the Adams County Sheriffs office; training intensively and handling emergency calls prior to and during the transition to the 9-1-1 system. Working all shifts, dispatchers often managed as solitary jailers at night in the old courthouse, and also cooked inmate meals and cleaned laundry. Dispatchers Journeys South Joe and Sue Warner nephew. While there On the way home from where he is spending shoveled in time for the returned home Tuesday Sue got the chance to Bouse, Joe and Sue the winter, rain to hit. evening after delivering go to an Eastern Star stopped in Henderson, Arlen Warner and Jim Couch and his Tina Warner to Bouse, meeting in Yuma while Nevada to visit Sue's Don Armstrong were at nephew  Brandon were Arizona for a visit Joe got to tour the mother, Joan Holmes, Bear over the weekend in Cuprum over the with her sister, Helen countryside with cousin and in Silver Springs to shovel snow off their weekend to work on Sinclair, and nieces and Vern. to visit Ralph Carson trailer. They got it their cabin. # cross-trained for other' courthouse positions, " and Rosie still fills in, for the Driver's License office when asked. Often she cared for Norm's invalid mother,, and they fostered a, child for a while. Time; for fun was scarce, but : Rosie's sister, Florence,- taught her where to get her biggest laughs. "Just sit and listen to. what your children say. when they're playing,", explained Florence. "You. won't believe , what comes out of, their mouths." Rosie, learned to listen, and, tells hilarious stories of their offspring's made up characters. She and Norm enjoy: meeting new people., They'd like to see progress in Council. "Businesses have always', had a tough time here,"" they explained. "If all the businesses were still, here who ever started, we'd have a metropolis." She and Norm wish they, knew how to help the area grow. "Our kids want to come back to Council. if they could just make a living." When asked how spending their life in one town has affected them, Rosie paused thoughtfully. "There, are tradeoffs for staying in one place," she explained. "I would have liked to see all of the history in Washington, DC and the east, and there wasn't a lot of' culture here. On the other hand we've had wonderful life long" friendships." She reflected on, their incredible family. continuity. "My daughter Julie Wilson had the same 4th grade teacher I did, Mrs. Harvey. How many people can say that?" By Gaye Carter Larry Cornell's 69th I birthday was celebrated I with visiting, and piel provided by Kathy Hogan. VALLEY REPAIRS & SERVICES Windshield Repairs & Replacements "WewdZcometoyou" Most Comprehensive Insurance -;ii,0 pays 100% of Chip Repair Brian & Cyndi Dunham Bauer .Indian Valley, Idaho (208) 256 4315 i r : 1 > I[ll IIIilli, lllIl'll Ilil:l;ll]l:llll II:lllll[llt|lll!llMIlillli|llli3 II It ]i!!il!I%i ' ('il  II :i [::] l; !il, [lr iti t I ti'rt! Hiiiiilllla]/ ]]i t ] i: !llliiql