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Glenboro Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1995, Brandon, Manitoba 10 tuesday september 12,1995 the Gazette Glenboro Manitoba obituary Bill Defoort funeral services for William p. Bill Defoort age 43 of Mobridge South Dakota will be held on tuesday september 12th today at 3 00 . At the United congregational Church in Mobridge South Dakota with the reverend Emmit Curtis officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood cemetery under the direction of Larson a funeral Home. Visitation was monday from 1 00 . Until 5 00 . At Larson a funeral Home. The casket will not be opened prior to the service at the Church on tuesday. Or. Defoort passed away wednesday september 6, 1995 at Glenboro Hospital in Glenboro Manitoba Canada. William p. Bill Defoort was bom february 21, 1952 to Walter and Frances verge Defoort at Holland Manitoba Canada. He grew up in Cypress River Manitoba where he attended Grade school. He attended High school in Glenboro Manitoba graduating in 1970. From 1970 until 1973 he worked on his parents farm along with other jobs attended Community College and travelled. One of his favorite memories of this time was a trip that he took to the Yukon territory of Alaska. In 1973 he began College at ambassador College in Pasadena California. On november 10, 1974 he married Karen gab at Mobridge. Following their marriage they lived in Winnipeg. Manitoba. Starting after College in 1974, As a sales trainee with Olivetti Canada Ltd., or. Defoort set Canadian sales records. Recruited by a Canadian farm equipment distributor Robinson Alamo distributors in 1975, or. Defoort went to Edmonton Alberta to open up a new territory and distinguished himself in the area of farm equipment and parts sales. Or. Defoort worked with Robinson Almo in Alberta and Manitoba until 1977 when hired As vice president and general manager of Derkack industries Ltd. Of Winnipeg. Or. Defoort was successful again in starting the company in Manitoba. In 1979, or. Defoort accepted an invitation to South Dakota to Start his own Hydraulic distributing company. In september of 1979 or. Defoort and his family moved to Mobridge South Dakota and started Defoort distributing inc. In july of 1984 Bill along with his business of Defoort distributing took Over management of the Oahe Airport in Mobridge and in october of 1985 started an air charter service and an air ambulance service in Mobridge. Eventually servicing Over 4,000 accounts in 14 states Defoort distributing expanded its sales volume to Well in excess of $1,400,000 per year. From its Humble beginnings in 1979, Defoort distributing received recognition by the state of South Dakota for its innovative sales and marketing techniques at state sponsored business seminars. During its growth the company received numerous awards including the coveted Ibex achievement of business excellence in agribusiness award from the state of South Dakota. At the ten year anniversary of the business. South Dakota governor George Mickelson Cut the ribbon at def oorts latest building expansion. In september of 1991, twelve years to the Day the company started or. Defoort sold Defoort distributing to Pederson Sells of fort Dodge Iowa. Or. Defoort described the Transfer of ownership As the largest and most successful Sale in his career. Since the Sale of Defoort distributing or. Defoort spent one year working for the new owners Pederson Sells to fulfil his contracted obligations. In addition or. Defoort founded the Defoort Center. Inc. In Minneapolis. The Defoort Centre was described As or. Defoort s altruistic Effort to help individuals discover their natural abilities and career direction. Or. Defoort distinguished himself in the sales department at Scharber and sons of Rogers Minnesota one of the largest John Deere consumer products dealers in North America. In june of 1994 or. Defoort was hired by Larry Atkinson of the Mobridge Tribune and moved Back Home to Mobridge South Dakota. Defoort developed the and Roll promotions program for the Tribune and continued to act As a sales marketing consultant to the Tribune. Or. Defoort a career path continued to concentrate in the area of consumer product sales with the development of Defoort sales service and rentals. Or. Defoort has taken advantage of his combined experience in the areas of sales and marketing and his considerable exposure to the John Deere equipment and rental Industry while living in Minnesota. Or. Defoort attended the Lakeside Bible Church in Mobridge. He was a past member of the Mobridge rotary club the Industrial development committee of Mobridge and the Mobridge chamber of Commerce. Being a Pilot was a highlight of his life along with starting Defoort distributing. Or. Defoort is survived by his wife Karen of Mobridge one son Morgan at Home and two daughters Eryn who is attending College at Hastings Nebraska and Chelsea at Home his Mother Frances Defoort. Cypress River Manitoba one brother Gordon Defoort. Cypress River Manitoba two Sisters Cynthia Mullen. Winnipeg Manitoba and Virginia Tolmie Chilliwack by. He was preceded in death by his father Walter Defoort and brother David Defoort. Caske bearers Are Benj Stoick John Rothstein. Dave Dekker. Kent Mauck. Mark Lymberi Marlin Larson Bany Bibler Zane Schulz. Music selections will be the lord is my Shepherd and Quot Victory in Jesus. Special music will be provided by Lori Brockel Ginny Brockel Renwick Adams. And the Larry Mehlhaff family. Special music selections Are Quot in the Garden Quot which is a Melody Quot amazing Grace Quot Quot i want Jesus More than anything Quot. Quot of glorious love Quot and Quot my Faith has found a resting place. Organist will be Wilma Vandervorst and pianist will be Craig Brockel. 35crecycling report it was shipment time again at the Recycle depot saturday september 9th. The Riverbend Colony were Able to take part of the paper but a second trip is scheduled on tuesday for the rest of the paper and cardboard. Joe forester loaded with the Fork lift with help from Brown Andrews. Since the last depot cardboard boxes have been broken Down with Volunteer help. Volunteers were Evan Jones Enid Johnson. John Barr Gordon Atkins. George Barr Evelyn Hallgrimson Blanche Carpenter and Irma Torgerson. Help is still needed tuesday wednesday and Friday from 9-11 . Payment has been slow and poor. This is not the Bonanza heard about on to and in the paper at least not 100 Miles from the Market. Enough doom and gloom business As usual this saturday from 9 . -12 noon lets fill the place attain. Adults $5.00 i students $3.00 i children $2.50 All three nights fri., sat. Amp Sun. Sept. 15, 16, 17 Indian in the cupboard Lindsay Crouse fri., sat., Sun. Sept. 22, 23, 24 operation Dumbo drop Danny amp service on All makes of satellite equipment 10 foot 7 foot models plus new 18 Inch . System for information and Servic Makinson gl6n80r0, my. 827-2535apsule comments with Bill Smith the average adult head weighs from 10 to 12 pounds. Your neck and shoulder Muscles have the Job of holding this 12-Pound Lump upright and allow it to move smoothly. Your posture is very important. So sit up straight walk with your head held High and beware of that weight on your shoulders. Ert oestrogen replacement therapy has been proven to reduce menopausal women s risk of coronary heart disease by As much As 50%. This Protection increases the longer the oestrogen supplement is used. It also slows Bone loss thus reducing osteoporosis risk. Insomnia is a very frustrating problem and sometimes can be very easy to fix. Drugs can sometimes be the cause of sleepless nights. When we Are told by a customer that she is sleeping poorly we will review her prescription profile. The cause just might be there. Diarrhoea is another Side effect that can occur with Many medications. Again let us know if this is a problem and we can see if one of your medications is causing pharmacy Glenboro Manitoba phone 827-2841

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