Thursday, April 27, 2017

donnelly news

April 29th –may 5th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,
Weather news: a nice weekend has given way to a cold and rainy week so far have not seen any evidence of widespread field work, saw North Dakota had some snow over the weekend and we may get some this weekend too.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: Baccalaureate Sunday is May 21st anyone in the parish who has a graduate this year please let the parish office ASAP so they can be recognized then 
Women’s book club will meet on May 1 at 1:30 P.M. at Jeanne Ennen’s home note change of date
Gslc news: there will be a special meeting on April 30th to discuss options for adding a steeple to the church the vote will be on May 7th
The church is looking for part-time secretary contact the church at 585-6868 for more information
Kobert Evink is the newest members of Gs he was baptized on April 23rd
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages continues every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at the Met Lounge
Southwest MN Women of the ELCA will meet on May 6th at Gloria Die Lutheran church Redwood Falls starting with registration at 8 a.m.
 Destination Reformation will be held at St John’s Lutheran church Howard Lake MN today (Saturday) starting at 9 a.m.
National day of prayer activities will be held at Morris Evangelical Free Church on May 4th with the church open from 6 A.M. to 6 P.M. for individual prayer and a worship service at 6 P.M.
Community events: There will be an open house bridal shower at the Kongsvinger parish hall for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle today (Saturday) from 10 a.m.-noon her parents are Rollie and Deb, his parents are Lowell and Janet Searle grandmother is Agnes
The Herman red hatters will meet on May 1st at Mai Mexico in Morris at 11 a.m.
The Rockin c ranch of rural Donnelly will open up again on May 7th
On May 8th the Bookmobile will be in town on Main St.-Donnelly from 3:45-4 p.m., the community club will meet at the community hall and the firemen will meet at the fire hall at 7 P.M.
The Rendsville 4-h will meet on May 1st at 7 p.m. at St. John’s-Donnelly
The city council will meet on May 6th at 4 p.m. at city hall-Donnelly
The Stevens county Genealogical society will meet on May 4th at 1:30 p.m. at the library. More info 585-6435
Wags whiskers and wine sponsored by the Stevens County Humane society May 6th at Old #1 Southside starting with social hour at 6 p.m.
Ladies ducks unlimited at the old #1 Southside on May  3rd starting with social hour  at 5P.M. more info contact Muriel Cardwell,815-4422 or Judy Johnson 287-1431
Death notices: none
As many of you heard my aunt Pearl A. Anderson fell in her apartment last wk. and spend a couple days in the hospital thankfully she did not break any bones and came home last Friday, I visited her last Saturday she is doing ok.
Congratulations to Andy Brevig on receiving a lifetime achievement award from the 7th district Republican Party for his outstanding work as a member of the Stevens County Republican Party.
Brooke Gillespie made the senior honor roll at Chokio-Alberta H.S. She was also part of Tiger softball team that finished 2nd in its own tournament on April 22nd
Chandler Erickson of the cougar BB team was named Upper Midwest athletic conference player of the week earlier this week
Tiger track: Minnewaska meet; girls 2nd 400 m Islande Speer 2nd  ,was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished first 800 Savannah Aanerud 8th was part of the 4 x 800 m relay team that finished 8th  ,boys (1st) 200 m Brady cardwell  800 M (11th),discus (13th) Micah Aanerud( 19th  )Levin Strand was part of the  4x 100, and 4x200 M relay teams that  finished first  ;long jump Micah  Aanerud 19th
Savannah Aanerud First place in Discussion meet in Extemporaneous speaking at the State FFA Convention

Past week: visit to Geesien Kill and Irene Strand in their apartments at Heritage apartments. St J spring fling, Mitch Kendall memorial archery shoot at Niemackl Lake Park, community dinner at faith-Morris, bbb at the met Lounge

Thursday, April 20, 2017

donnelly news



Apr.22nd-28th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,

Weather news: a nice weekend has given way to a cold and rainy week so far have not seen any evidence of widespread field work, although I have heard of a few farmers planting wheat.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: St. John’s spring fling is today (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., cradle roll sun and adopted grandparent Sunday is on April 23rd during Sunday school
Gslc news: deadline to return the options for women fundraiser baby bottles is April 23rd
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met Lounge
Glacial ridge conference of the WELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran-Glenwood starting with registration at 4 p.m.
SW MN women of the ELCA will meet on May 6th at Gloria Die Lutheran church Redwood Falls starting with registration at 8 a.m.
The ABC sale at Zion-Morris is April 27th 3-6 p.m. and April 28th 2-5 p.m.
Augustana district (LCMC) will have their annual meeting on April 28th starting at 2 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran church Hutchinson. Destination Reformation will be held at St John’s Lutheran church Howard Lake MN on April 29th starting at 9 a.m.


Community events: There will be Open house bridal shower at the Kongsvinger parish hall for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon her parents are Rollie and Deb, his parents are Lowell and Janet Searle grandmother is Agnes

The Herman red hatters will meet on May 1 at Mai Mexico in Morris at 11 a.m.
The Mitch Kendiel Memorial Archery shoot at Neimackl Park is on April 22 & 23rd starting at 8 a.m. both days the park is about halfway between Donnelly and Herman on Hy. 9
The Rockin c ranch of rural Donnelly will open up again in early May
The Bookmobile will be in town on April 24th on Main St.-Donnelly from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Rendsville 4-h will meet on May 1st at 7 p.m. at St. John’s-Donnelly
The city council will meet on May 6th at 4 p.m. at city hall-Donnelly
The Stevens county Genealogical society will meet on May 4th at 1:30 p.m. at the library. More info 585-6435

Wags whiskers and wine sponsored by the Stevens County Humane society May 6th at Old #1 Southside starting with social hour at 6 p.m.
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Pam (Alm) Peterson of Buffalo MN passed away on April 13th survivors include her cousin Lou Eystad of Donnelly. Her parents were the late Parnell and Marlys Alm of Donnelly
Colleen Spittle of Elbow Lake passed away on April 19th her husband Sid was co-op manger in Donnelly for many years

Girls track tiger invite girls (first); Savannah Aanerud 1600 m (8th) and was part of the 4x800 m team that finished third, Islande Speer was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished first; boys (first) Levin Strand was part of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 2nd and 4x200 m relay team that placed first

FFA awards:  Savanah Aanerud Morris area FFA star in Ag placement, Sam Greiner outstanding Jr. Award, Justus Moser outstanding 8th grader



Past week: Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services at GSLC, Easter services at GS and Kongsvinger a visit to my aunt Peal in the eve to wish her a Happy Easter, lunch w/PR. AJ in Alex, visit to Harold Rippe in Glenwood en route home, Pam Peterson funeral at Pedersen funeral home, rummage/bake sale and supper at Faith _Morris

Thursday, April 13, 2017

donnelly news


Apr.15th-21st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,
Weather news: other than some light rain sun and cool temperatures on Sunday most of rest of week has been mostly sunny and nice. Saw one farmer in the field on my way to Hoffman last week heard there was some work going on south of Morris on Highway 59
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Easter Sunday (April 16th) services at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m.; Kongsvinger at 11 a.m.; no Sunday school
 St. John’s spring fling April 22nd from 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the church, the church councils meet on April 19th at 7p.m. at Kongsvinger (note change of date)the  youth club meets on April 19th from 4-6 p.m. at St John’s ;cradle roll sun and adopted grandparent Sunday  is on April 23rd during Sunday school at Kongsvinger
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Easter Sunday services at 9 a.m. followed by an Easter brunch
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met
Lounge-Morris
Faith-Morris’s semi-annual rummage sale is on April 19th from 4-7p.m.
Glacial ridge conference of the Women of the ELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran starting with registration at 4 p.m.
Community events: There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom (her parents are Becky and the late Charlie; grandmother is Irene Strand) bride to be of Joe Oelke today (Saturday) from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon
On April 17th the firemen meet at the fire hall at 7 p.m. The bookmobile is in town on Main Street on April 24th from 3:45 pm- 4pm
Someplace safe’s –Morris benefit race today (Saturday) at Pomme De Park starting with registration at 8 a.m.
Stevens County’s habit for humanity pork chop supper will be held at the Morris legion starting at 4:30 p.m. on April 20th  Free will offering
The annual Mitchell Kleindl Memorial Archery shoot, will be held at Neimackl Park on April 22nd and 23rd starting at 8 am both days. The park is about halfway between Donnelly and Herman
Death notices: Howard Norman of Alex passed away on April 2nd survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Joan Kopel of Alex


Islande Speer was part of the Morris Junior Olympic volley ball team that won the championship at SW Minn. State in Marshal.
Girls track: LPV meet :the 4x100 relay,4x200 relay 4x400 relay team all took first, the 4x800 relay team took 2nd,100 m dash Islande Speer 100 M (3rd) ,Savannah Aanerud 400 m (5th ) 800 m (4th )triple jump (5th ); boys Brady cardwell 100 m (12th )200 m (6th) discus (9th) Micah Aanerud 400 m (12th)  the boys and girls both won the Morris met on April 1th I will have individual results next week
Donnelly community club held their monthly mtg on April 10th at the community hall. Discussion was held on future years, features, upcoming events i.e. ice cream social, etc. We are always looking for ides and/or suggestion for the bee and/or other events. A reminder that this year’s bee is Aug. 26th and 27th and the feature is Allis


Past week: st co gen soc. mtg at library, Morris co-op annual mtg hotel 200,metal to money sale Hoffman ,pioneer power tr. show Viking plaza Alex ,dfd fish fry Donnelly , Darrell Gulbrandson visitation Hoffman, pope co expo, Minnewaska h.s ,st co pork producers supper old # 1cina pow-wow, umm Pe center ,confirmation services at Gs, someplace safe Belgian waffle fundraiser, community club mtg Donnelly, evangelism cmte mtg at gslc 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

donnelly news


Apr. 8th-14th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,
Weather news: There have been some fairly nice temps here the past week, have not seen any sign of fieldwork yet. When I was on the farm I knew when spring fieldwork started by the steady stream of Donnelly co-op vehicles going by my place but no more
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Holy week services: Palm Sunday (April 9th) joint services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. with Sunday school kids singing (services will also be broadcast on the radio at 11 am in memory of Ervin & Leana Smith by Gary & Pat Smith and family.)Maundy Thursday (April 13th) supper/ services at Kongsvinger at 6 p.m. Good Friday (April 14th) pancake supper at 6 p.m.at ST. John’s, services at 7 p.m. at St John's Easter Sunday (April 16th) services at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m.; Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. ;no Sunday school
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Holy week services: Palm Sunday at 9 a.m. (with confirmation) Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday at 9 a.m.
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met Lounge
There will be a community ecumenical Good Friday tabernacle service at Assumption Catholic Church on April 14th at 7:30 p.m. featuring a community choir.
Glacial ridge conference of the WELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran starting with registration at 4 p.m.
Community events: Someplace Safe’s annual Belgian Waffle fundraiser at Old# 1 Southside April 9th from 9am -12:30 p.m.
There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom (her parents are Becky &and the late Charlie; grandmother is Irene Strand) bride to be of Joe Oelke on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon
On April 10th the bookmobile is in town from 3:45-4 p.m. on main St., the firemen meet at the fire hall, and the community club meets at the town hall both at 7 p.m.
the Freddy’s force benefit at Faith on March 18th served about 900 people and raised about $40,000, and, the donkey ball game on March 13th raised about $4,000.
Death notices: Former Donnelly/Herman area resident Darrell Gulbrandson of Alexandra passed away on March 30th his funeral is today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at the Hoffman community center. 

Former Donnelly area resident Les Nelson passed away on April 4th his service is today (Saturday) at Faith Lutheran Morris. Survivors include his nephew Steve (Sue) Nelson of Donnelly, sister former Donnelly area resident Agnes Searle of Morris

Islande Speer was part of the Morris Junior Olympic volley ball team that won the championship in a tournament at UMM on Sunday

Savanah Aanerud is one of the captains of the Tigers girls track team and Dakota Lupke is one of the captains of the boy’s team.  They opened the season at the Marv Meyer invitational at UMM both the boys and girls placed first in the meet. Savannah placed 2nd in the 400 meter dash. Islande Speer was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished 1st. In the boys Levin Strand was part of 4x200 m relay team that took first, was part of the 4 x 100 m team that finished 2nd

Wyatt Verle Busse was born on March 29, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Maggie Wiener and Tyler Busse of Appleton. Grandparents are Al and Jane Wiener of Sauk Centre and Jim and Julie Busse of Appleton.  Great-grandparents are Ray and Joyce Citterman of Ivanhoe, Della Dunn of Donnelly and late Verle & Helen Dunn of Donnelly

Past week: seminar and sale at the Wulf farm, Hancock, John Inman funeral at WWV, meatball supper at Peace Lutheran Barrett, afterwards visited Iver Aal at the Barret Care center, helped with naps at sr. center, Lenten services at Gs.


Thursday, March 30, 2017

donnelly news

Apr. 1st-7th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,

Weather news temperatures warmed up this week making it feel more like spring. One farmer thought they might be in the field in about another week.

St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services conclude on April 5th at St. John’s 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards

Holy week services: Palm Sunday joint services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. with Sunday School kids singing Maundy Thursday services (supper) at Kongsvinger at 6 p.m. good Friday pancake supper at 6 p.m. ,services at 7 p.m. at St John's Easter sun services at 8:30 a.m. Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. no Sunday school

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church until April 5th

Our weekly radio program has resumed every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM

Holy week services: Palm Sunday at 9 a.m. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 7 p.m. Easter sun at 9 a.m.

Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter

Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., April 2nd, and April 9th.

Community events: The Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual meeting is on April 4th starting at 6 p.m., they are raffling off a fish house, contact any member for a ticket or talk to Craig Awsumb at Super Valu

There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom bride to be Joe Oelke on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon

Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser supper today (Saturday) from 3-7 p.m. at the Hancock community center, free will offering, Kurt’s grandfather (Vern) is from Donnelly

The Donnelly fire department fish fry is April 7th at the community hall starting at 4 p.m.

The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 6th at 1:30 p.m. at the library

Herman Red Hatters meet April 3rd at 9 a.m. in AJ's in Herman. 

City council meets today (Saturday) at 4 p.m. at the city hall in Donnelly
The Rendsville 4-h meets on April 3rd at 7pm at ST. John’s Lutheran church in Donnelly

On April 10th the bookmobile is in town from 3:45-4 p.m. on main St., the firemen meet at the fire hall, and the community club meets at the town hall both at 7 p.m.
The Freddy’s force benefit at Faith on March 18th raised about $40,000, and served about 900 people, the donkey ball game on March 13th raised about $4,000.

Megan Mecklenburg and Patrick Uphoff were married at Morris Evangelical Free Church in Morris on Mar 22nd

Past week Pearl A. Anderson and I attended the don-cop mtg in Donnelly; st Mary’s fish fry at the legion; Stacey Fromm benefit at the armory, services at Lwlc –Alex, soup and sandwich luncheon at our saviors Lutheran church nelson, visit to Erickson petting zoo, osakis, visit with Harold Rippe at this home in Glenwood, with PR. norm and Ramona Olsen at their home near Starbuck.umm college republicans fundraiser at the pizza ranch, wbl ins annual meeting at Minnewaska house



Thursday, March 23, 2017

donnelly news






Mar 25th-31st

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,

Weather news although daytime temps have been fairly mild during the past week some strong winds have made it seem colder than it actually was still a few snow piles left to melt away

St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 29th at Kongsvinger and April 5th both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date``````

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church

Our weekly radio program has resumed every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM

Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., April 2nd, and April 9th.

Community events: The Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual meeting is on Apr 5th starting at 6:00 pm., they are raffling off a fish house, contact any member for a ticket or talk to Craig Awsumb at super Valu





The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area

There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom bride to be Joe Okle on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon

Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser supper on April 1st from 3-7 p.m. at the Hancock community center, free will offering Kurt’s grandfather is from Donnelly

The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 6th at 1:30 p.m. at the library

Herman Red Hatters meet April 3rd at 9 a.m. in AJ's in Herman. 

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Graveside services for former Donnelly area resident Marylyn Hagen will be held on June 5th at Kongsvinger cemetery at 11 a.m.

Former Donnelly resident Dot Wolking recently celebrated her 91st birthday

Past week open house at Pedersen’s imp and Larson farm supply in Herman, KMRS/KKOK spring expo at Lee community center, lion’s pancakes breakfast Freddie Hanson benefit at Faith Lutheran



Thursday, March 16, 2017

donnelly news

Mar 18th-24th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news, this issue is dedicated to the memory of my Mom who passed away March 14th 1994
Weather news winter made a return on Sunday with strong winds and several inches of snow. The forecast calls for warmer temperatures this week
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 22nd at St. John’s and March 29th at Kongsvinger both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church
Our weekly radio program has resumed every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
There will be a St. Patrick’s Day dinner at Assumption –Morris on March 19th 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
~Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., March 22nd, April 2nd, and April 9th.
Community events: The Donnelly fire department will meet on March 20th at the fire hall at 7 p.m.
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area
There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) today (Saturday.) from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation); Also a kid’s carnival and silent and live auction.
Donnelly co-op annual meeting will be held on March 23rd starting with a dinner at noon meeting to follow about 1 p.m.
There will be two Open house bridal showers at Kongsvinger. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom bride to be Joe Okle on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 at the Kongsvinger parish hall. Jessica is the daughter of Becky and (the late Charles Bergstrom of Donnelly granddaughter of Irene Strand of Morris. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon at Kongsvinger. Crystal is the daughter of Rollie and Deb Henrichs. Rollie is a former Donnelly area resident. Brad is the son of Lowell & Jan Searle of Donnelly and grandson of former Donnelly area resident Agnes Searle
Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser supper on April 1st from 3-7 p.m. at the Hancock community center, free will offering
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 6th at 1:30 p.m. at the library
There will be a double baby shower held for Beth and Josh Kieffer (baby boy), and Sarah and Dustin Sauter from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today (Saturday) at the West Wind Village - Wells Park. Beth is a former Donnelly area resident her parents are Jeff and Cindy Gulbrandson of Hoffman, grandmother is Arlene Gulbrandson of the Donnelly/Hoffman area
Donnelly rod and gun club annual meeting on April 4th starting with a meal at 6 pm at the community hall in Donnelly
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Death notices former Donnelly area resident Marylyn Hagen passed away on January 26th graveside services will be held on June 5th at Kongsvinger cemetery at 11 a.m.
Donna Haugen of Milan passed away on March 11th survivors include her sister in law Jeanne (Dale) Ennen of Donnelly and their family
The Donnelly community club had their first regular meeting of the year on March 13th as we start making plans for this year’s bee August 26th and 27th; this year’s feature is Allis Chalmers


Past week visit to aunt Pearl at her apt in Morris, including her son Jody and his wife Colleen Wilke who were up for his sister -in -law’s father’s funeral, Dot Speer funeral in Herman, birthday dinner at Kong visit with Iver Aal at the Barrett care center, Harold Mohegan birthday party in Evansville, visit with Mom’s cousin Ellard Larson in the assisted living facility, visit to Rosie Hanson in her apt in Alex, Lenten services at Gs