Next edition Mar 17th-23rd Please remember that on occasion due to space requirement parts of my column do not get published but you can always read the full column on my blog.
Hello everybody and welcome to the Donnelly news. Please remember to let Nick and/or Randy know if you are enjoying this and want it to continue.
St J/Kong parish news: Lenten services will continue for the next several week at 7 pm alternating between Kong (Mar 23rd) and St J (Mar 30th) followed by lunch.
St J WELCA will hold their annual St Pat’s day lunch and entertainment at the WWV in Morris today (Thursday) at 2:15 pm
The KLCW birthday dinner will be held on Mar 20th at noon following services. Dinner is potluck, please furnish a hot dish or salad desert will be furnished. Everyone is welcome.
There will be joint services at St J on Mar 27th at 11 am with the ss kids singing.
The sweetheart luncheon originally scheduled for Feb 13th has been rescheduled for May1st at ST J; there will be benefit for the Burton Stand family on Apr. 3rd.
There will be a sing a long at the Eden reform church in Herman on Mar 20th @ 6 pm
There will a pizza and movie night at the Keng covenant church on Mar 19th @ 5; 30 pm
The red hatters will have a St. Pat’s day party at Denny’s in Herman today (Thursday) at 1:30 pm for pie day Dutch treat.
Earl Severance of Herman passed away on Mar 4th. A sister Arlys (George) Pederson of Donnelly is among the family members that survive him.
Julette Banister of Donnelly passed away on Mar 10th as of this writing her services are pending with the Pedersen funeral home of Morris.
Susan Kay Pickett passed away on Feb 8th. Her mother Alice (Devick) Hallman of Morris formerly of Donnelly is among the family members that survive her
Ruth Busse of Appleton passed away on Mar 10th. Among the family members that survive her, is her son Jim (Julie Dunn) Busse of Appleton
There will be an open house baby shower for Angela Halbe and Cody Rutherford, Saturday, March 19th, 2 to 4 p.m., First Lutheran Church Morris. A baby boy is on the way. Her parents are Steve and Jeanne of Morris, grandmother is Arlene Gulbrandson of Hoffman.
Verle Dunn and I were among those who attended the annual house and dinner at Pederson’s in Herman on Mar 11th. After lunch I traveled to Larson’s for their open house. I also visited Selma Bruse at the Pullman house. Later in the aft I attended the kmrs/kkok spring expo at the Lee center in Morris.
The Donnelly community club had their annual meeting on Mar 7th; it was a good year for the community club due in part to another successful threshing bee. This year’s bee will be on Aug. 27th and 28th and the feature will be John Deere. Anyone who has any ideas or suggestions for the bee and/or any other events can contact one of the officers or me. The first meeting of the year for the club will be held on Apr. 4th at due to a schedule conflict.