Saturday, May 7, 2011


Next edition may 7th –May 13thx
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. I want to wish my Mom a happy Mother’s day up in heaven.
Weather news: Temps have continued to remain on the cool side during the past week, (there was some snow on the ground Sun am), although temps are forecast to moderate some this week. A few fields in the area have been worked and planted but most farmers are waiting for it to warm up and dry out more,
Corrections: Tom Cress of Isle passed away on Mar 12th among his survivors is his wife LaVonne (Waller) and her family
Lee Eystad had his first communion on Apr 21st his parents are Jacob and Mindy, grandparents are Lee (Duke)and Donna Eystad, Bonnie Haynes , great grandmother is Irene Strand, step grandfather is Don Bahr
STJ/KONG PARISH News: there will be joint services at Kong on May 15th at 11 am with the SS kids singing. It will also be adopted grandparents day with an award ceremony for the ss kids during services.
The May newsletter is out it contains the summer worship schedule extra copies are available in the narthex of both churches.

GSLC news: May 15th is new member Sun if you would like to join the over one hundred of us who have already become a regular or associate member please call 392-5548
The May mission of the month is Lcmc -Ethiopia
GS and Kong both looked very festive on Easter Sunday thanks to everyone who furnished flowers for them. Special thanks also to those who provided the special music in both churches.
There will be a spaghetti supper at Trinity in Cyrus on May 13th at 5:30 PM followed by a concert by “Dakota Road” at 7 pm with desert afterwards

Tickets are now on sale for the “new wine” show at first Lutheran on May 8, 11.14.15 for more info call 589-3242.
The following events are taking place today (Sat):
Wam will meet at Trinity in Benson (700 Nevada Avenue) coffee at 9:30 am program at 10 am .the speaker will be Anne Gran from Alex about her recent trips to Ethiopia
There will be an open house wedding shower for Gerald and Erica Loher III, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall, rural Donnelly. All are welcome. His parents are Jerry Jr. and Jody Loher grandparents are Gerald Loher Sr. and Bertha Larson.
There will be an open house for Mitchell Heinrich in honor of his graduation from the “School of Tomorrow” (home school) from 2- 5 pm at the Morris Sr. Center. His parents are Scott and Beth, grandmother is Lillian
The Don Com club will meet on May 9th at 7 pm at the town hall as we continue to make plans for the bee.
Becky Smith and Bryan Taffe are engaged to be married July 23, at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. Becky is the daughter of Dick and Suzanne Smith of Morris, and the granddaughter of Clazina Van Eps and the late Walter Van Eps of Grand Forks and Pauline Smith and the late Donald Smith of Morris. There will be a bridal shower for them on May 14th at Faith in Morris form 10 am –noon.
Thelma Leegard of Hoffman formerly of Donnelly passed away on May 5th. Her funeral is today (Sat) at 4 pm
Apr. 30th I attended the genealogy workshop at the schs, visited some friends at the wwv, the open house at the Christus house and finally managed to get in on the tail end of the St co Humane Soc mtg at the common cup. Enroute home I stopped to visit Denny Anderson at his home in Donnelly. The LCM students who were on the spring break mission trip last month gave a very good presentation about the trip. It was oblivious that the trip made a lasting impression on all of them.
Last week I made one of my frequent stops into McCollar Jewelry to visit with Wally. He said Mary Drips had been by to see him recently she is feeling better now. She told him that there will be a committal service for her brother “Buzzy” at Calvary cemetery in Morris later this year.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended services at gs on May 1st in the aft I attended the Mitch Kleindl memorial archery shoot at Niemackl Lake Park
Dorothy Jordheim was among those who attended the sweethearts Luncheon at St J on May 1st.
Evelyn Underwood and I were among those who attended the worship services at faith in Morris with Dean Mthethwa from South Africa as the guest speaker

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