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:11  ra - October 24, 2012 Page 3 /LMANAC TIlE ILLUSTRATED BIBLE AtSAPlV STOVEs ,.. Almanac sponsored by Albany Stoves Inc. Temperatures Forecast 541-928-4986 s.,i.or .... Wood, 6as, High Low Precip ' ....... r* Pe,et Stoves OCL 16 73 32 1.73 Sales & Service Sweeps Oct. 17 62 37 .06 Installations Oct. 18 65 35 .00 ,.spt)oos Oct. 19 72 51 .02 Oct. 20 58 45 .91 Oct. 21 53 42 .29 Oct. 22 50 41 .10 Lake Levels Precipitation to date: 47.18 Oct. 26, 2011" 37.59 Cloudy, chance of showers. Highs in the 50s. Lows in the 40s. Weather information courtesy of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Call 367-5132 for updated stream flow information. Foster Reservoir: 626.27 Green Peter Res.: 958.69 As you do not know what is the  I way of the wind, or how the bones grow in the womb of .ay &)v her who is with child, so you  ., ,,, do not know the works of  '% God who makes everything.  Detail from an Italian manual about preqnancy and chi/dOirt& ,,Z   ! VOUR COMMUNITV Kristen Peterson, Colton Schilling are Jr. First Citi00 .00ns By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era Sweet Home High School se- niors Kristen Peterson and Colton Schilling have been selected as Sweet Home High School's Junior First Citizens for 2012. They attended interviews in Lebanon on Oct. 16 as candidates for Linn County Junior First Citi- zen. Winners will be announced at a candidates' luncheon to be held on Nov. 6. Candidates and the Linn Coun- ty Junior First Citizens will partici- pate in the Nov. 10 Veterans' Day Parade in Albany. Peterson is the daughter of Lori Hay and Bob Briana. She has lived in Sweet Home for 12 years. She has older siblings, a half-brother, stepbrother, and a stepsister. "I feel awesome about it," she said. "I wasn't expecting it at all. Just having the title is kind of sur- real." At SHHS, she has been in- volved in many activities. She has participated in the Drama Club for three years, been on the Huskian staff for four and the Yearbook staff for two Years. She also participated in golf one year and volleyball one year. This year, Peterson is the man- iiii / "ii: Kristen Peterson and Colton Schilling ager for the volleyball team. She also has been heavily involved in Amnesty International for three years, Book Club for two years, class board for two years and the Make a Change group for the one year it has existed. Peterson's GPA of 3.82 has enabled her to be a member of National Honor Society, on the Academic Honor Roll from 2006 to 2012, to be an Academic All-Amer- ican from 2009 to 2011 and to be student of the month three times in the past two years. Outside of school, she has been involved in Sweet Home's annual clean up day, the Oregon Jamboree, Vacation Bible School, the youth group at Hillside Fellowship and volunteering at the Sweet Home Emergency Ministries food bank. After high school, Peterson plans on attending the University of Oregon and working toward a bachelor's degree in psychology. Her long-term goal is to become a certified genetic counselor, work- ing with children who have genetic disabilities, in a hospital setting. Schilling is the son of Steve and Patricia Schilling. He is a life- long resident of Sweet Home and has a younger brother and a young- i Deaths From page 2 sociate minister at Santa Ana First Christian Church. While in Cali- fornia, he developed his love for flying airplanes, became a licensed pilot and served two terms as chair- man of the Orange County Airport Commission. In 1974, the Stock family re- turned to Sweet Home, Oregon where he rejoined the family lum- ber business and remained a part of the industry until the time of his death. Mr. Stock had also served on the board of Holt International Children's Services for more than 12 years. He developed many hobbies over his lifetime. Many of them were centered around creating op- portunities and access to spending time with friends and family. Be- sides being a licensed pilot, he en- joyed golf, and had a love for read- in g with an extensive library. He and Sylvia loved traveling in their motor home throughout the west- ern United States and Canada. After he was diagnosed with melanoma cancer in 2003, and while undergoing cancer treat- ments, Mr. Stock began riding motorcycles and took extensive rides across the United States, into Canada, Alaska and Baja. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Dornhecker Stock of Sweet Home; sons James and daugh- ter-in-law Kirsten, Matthew and daughter-in-law Melissa, and Joel and daughter-in-law Barbara, all of Eugene; daughters Molly and son- in-law Jordan Barich of Newberg, and Jessica Stock of Portland; and four grandchildren, all of Eugene. Mr. Stock is also survived by his mother, Frances Stock of Sweet Home, brothers Ted and sister-in- law Rogene of Sweet Home, Nat of San Diego, Calif. and Jon of Eu- gene; and sister Janice and brother- in-law Jerry Powell of Lake Os- wego. He had many beloved nieces and nephews as well. He was preceded in death by his father, James E. Stock. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Northwest Christian University Morse Event Center, on the corner of Alder Street and East 11 th Ave- nue in Eugene. A private interment will be held at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home. In lieu of flowers, contribu- tions may be made to the Northwest Christian University scholarship fund in honor of James E Stock or the Riverside Christian Church Missions Fund, Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Death Notices Derek Glenn Cooley, 48, of Sweet Home died Oct. 20, 2012. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements For updated information, visit www. sweethomefuneral.com. FREE COMM NrY CONCERT! Tonight! Wednesday, Oct. 24th 7pro River of L_ife Fellowship 1658 Long Street A free will offering will be taken fol KOTF Leona Goss, 73, of Sweet Home died Oct. 18, 2012 while visiting family in Parkdale. Services are pending, with a memorial service planned for a fu- ture date at the Sweet Home Church of Christ. Arrangements are under er sister. "It's an honor to be among those few that get junior first citi- zen," he said. In addition to his school work, athletics and volunteer activities, he helps out at home by feeding and caring for livestock and horses and chopping firewood. Schilling is a varsity wrestler and football player at SHHS, part of the Make a Change group, a mem- ber of National Honor Society and Student Body Elections Officer. His freshman year, he was Freshman Boy of the Year. Schil- ling is also an Academic All-Amer- ican. In athletics, he is a two-time Oregon Dairy Farmers Academic All-State award winner, and a three- time Reser's Fine Foods Scholar Athlete award winner. In addition to school activities, Schilling is als0 active in church and the community. He has par- ticipated in the Sharing Hands An- nual fundraiser, volunteered at the SHEM food bank, attends Commu- nity Chapel and is a Church on the Road volunteer. He also participat- ed in the Yamhill-Carlton Domestic Abuse Shelter Building Project and is an Oregon Jamboree volunteer. With his 3.93 GPA, Schilling plans to attend a Division I school, the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center of Hood River. To leave a note of condolence for the family, visit www.AndersonsTributeCen- ter.com. likely Stanford, Cal Poly or Oregon State University, on a wrestling scholarship and major in either me- chanical or civil engineering. 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