Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Next edition: Oct 22nd-28th Welcome to another version of the Donnelly news. Weather news; the weather during the past week has been more fall like with some cool temps and cold winds. Most of the corn fields in the area have been harvested and many have also been worked up for the year. STJ/KONG PARISH News: the confirmation servant event of collecting clothes for churches united in Morehead will continue until Oct 29th. They are accepting clothing, towels sheets and blankets (do not need to be new) as well as new personal care items. They are also collecting non -perishable food items and financial donations for the Salvation Army. You may drop your items off at the parish office labeled for them. There will be joint services at Kong on Oct 30th at 11 am with the ss kids singing. GSLC news: Services are at 9 am followed by coffee hour. SS is at 10:30 and while the kids are in ss the adults have bible study in the sanctuary. First Lutheran of Morris will have a Scandinavian supper and silent auction on Nov 2 from 4-7 pm. Advance sale tickets are available at the church office The st co gen soc will meet on Nov 3rd at 1:30 pm at the library. The community Halloween party will be held on Oct 31st at the Donnelly hall beginning with games at 5:30 costume judging at 6 pm. Light lunch to follow everyone welcome for info call 246-3451 An overflow crowd of friends and family were among those of us who attended the memorial service for John “Jack” Kleinhans on Oct 14 at St J. That eve many of us from the area attended the visitation for Irene Kill at the funeral home Walt Biesterfeld and I were among those who attended the meeting of the Morris area school board at the Donnelly hall on Oct 17th. Nathan Gerald Olson and Olivia Elaine Olson were born on July 25, 2011 at Albany to Tim and Shannon Olson of Albany. Grandparents are Jerry and Fran Altrich of Donnelly and Allen and Joyce Olson of Donnelly. Ron Wooldridge of Morris passed away on Oct 15th; among the family members that survive him are a sister Corrine Flatten and her family Josh Erdahl and Kayla Harstad were married on Oct 8th His parents are Steve and Sue Erdahl -Nelson grandmother is Bernice Erdahl her father is Jeff Harstad. Bryan Taffe and Becky Smith were united in marriage on July 23, 2011 at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Suzanne Smith, grandmother is Pauline smith, Jim and Lou Eystad again helped out at the arc bazaar on Oct 19th. Since I have again spent most of the last week splitting my time between the farm and my new house there has not been much time to devote this column, I have just about finished moving so hopefully my life will settle down some and I can catch up on some news in the upcoming weeks.