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16 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana I November 13, 1987 Benefit auction _ I I -- I I I II Communities rally in support of hospitalized St. Henry man By MARY T. ELLERT Message Staff Writer Aft auction to benefit 0 hospitalize'St. Henry man will be held Sunday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m., in St. Henry, Ind. Proceeds will help pay for the medical expenses of Dennis Durcholz, 51, who suffered a massive stroke and heart attack over a month ago. Durcholz has no health insurance to cover the extensive hospital bills, accor- ding to auction planner, Dennis Schaeffer of Key Associates, Huntingburg. Schaeffer and Durcholz are both members of St. Henry Church. People from the sur- rounding towns of Jasper, Hun- tingburg, St. Meinrad, Ferdi- nand and Mariah Hill have join- ed St. Henry parishioners in donating a variety of items for the auction. The overwhelming show of support for the Dur- cholz family "has been really great," said Schaeffer. "A little bit of everything" will be sold at the auction, ac- cording to Schaeffer. Items to be auctioned off include hand- made quilts, automotive sup- plies, household items and fur- niture. In addition, local farmers have donated butcher hogs, turkeys and calves, he said. Durcholz has been a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hun- tingburg since he suffered the stroke Sept. 28 and heart attack, less than a week later. His right side is paralyzed, and he will eventually need a heart catheterization, according to his wife, Pat. If his condition continues to improve, he will be released from the hospital at the end of the month, she said. Margaret Steckler, who has helped organize the auction, is glad so many community members have pitched in to help Durcholz -- a man usually the "first one to do something for someone else." She rattled off a list of organizations Durcholz is ac- tive in. He is the president and superintendent of the St. Henry water corporation and is involv- 'ted in the St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Henry Community 'Club, Catholic Knights of America, community fire department and the Ferdinand American Legion -- to name just a few. Mr. and Mrs. Durcholz celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary in August. They have six children: Cindy Wan- inger of Dale; Terry Brikle and World religion course offered The College of Graduate and Continuing Studies at the University of Evansville is offering a 6-week course on world religion on Mondays, from 7-8:30 p,m., beginning Nov. 16. Thb: class takes an introductory look at Christianity, Judais Islam and Hinduism. The instructor will be Dr. Weyneperktns, professor of philosophy and religion. | Ttion for the course is $40. Registration deadline is | Nov, 1 For information or registration, call the College of |: Gradu and Continuing Studies at the University of I "L'wnsv e, 479-2981. Where customers send their friends!  Open nightly 61 9 p.m. Ue00lhor & OD US 231 SOUTH- JASPER, IN- 482-2222 m| i , i i i SAINT AGNES TURKEY SHOOT Sunday, Nov. 15 & 22 AT DOGTOWN 12 NOON till Dark 16 Post 2 Prizes Each Round Spin Boards Tip Boards for Turkeys Drawing for 1/2 Side of Beef (or equivalent cash value) on Sunday November 22 Hot Soup and Refreshments Larry of Huntingburg; and Becky, Steve and Lisa of St. Henry. Anyone wishing to donate items for the benefit auron should contact Margaret Steckler, 367-1531. Youth picnic Jonathan Merkel, Matt Lawrence, Jerome Dotterweich Delmar Bromm and Bill Schaefer all attd. ed a recent youth picnic sponsored by the Jasper Deanery Youth Council. Over 50 high school students attended. FROM COZY CONDO TO MAGNIFICENT MANSION... COMFORTMAKER ADDS SALES APPEAL Whatever you're building, Comfortmaker has top-quality central heating and air con- ditioning systems to match it exactly. And the Comfortmaker name means a great deal to your homebuyers. It tells them you care enough to install the very best. So it speaks well of you and the home you're selling. We'll behappy to discuss your plans with you. We can design a Comfortmaker system to match your plans-and your c:onstruction budget-precisely. Then we'll handle the installation neatly, professionally.., on time and on budget. Call us for an appointment at your convenience. Comfortmaker Air Conditioning & Heating Call Your Nearest Heating & Air . "-. .  Conditioning DealerOr . , ,_., /, " TRI-STA TE ENVIRONMENTAL Wholesale Distributors For Comfortmaker Products IN EVANSVILLE CALL IN INDIANA CALL OUTSIDE INDIANA CALL 425.4337 1-800.852.3978 1-800.457-3749