Monday, November 14, 2011

donnelly news

.Next edition Nov 12-19th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news Please remember that if you planning on putting news in one of my "mailboxes" please do so by Tue eve. I would prefer that you get news to me via other means (e-mail, phone, mail etc.) by then too but I will accept any news until mid-aft Thur. Weather news: Most days during the past week have been sunny with fairly mild temps but some cold winds are a reminder of what is to come. Most farmers in the area are done for the year. I talked to a former neighbor last night and he said the crop yields were “fair” this year. St J/Kong parish news: there will be a lefsa making day today (sat) at 9 am at Kong in preparation for the fall festival on Nov 20th where they will be sold. The festival will feature hot dishes and salad and will start at 11 am. There will also be baked goods for sale as well as various raffle items ranging from cash to homemade items, if you want a ticket talk to me or somebody from the church. Reclaim worship with Holy Communion will be held on Nov 13th at both churches. The parish will colleting nonperishable food items for the food shelf during the month of Nov. carts are located in the narthex of both churches for you to drop your items off or you may also make a cash donation. Thanksgiving eve services will be held on Nov 23rd at Kong with fellowship to follow GSLC News: The first ever business meeting of the church will be held on Nov 13th following worship services with a pot luck dinner to follow. New member Sun will be Nov 20th, following services there will a forum on the Augustana dist. of the Lcmc. Due to preparations for children's ss program this will be the last forum or bible study until Jan. There will also be services at gs on Nov 23rd at 7 PM World Mission mart will be held at federated church on Nov 19th beginning at 9 am Dfd turkey bingo will be held on Nov 18th at the town hall beginning at 7 PM Due to the retirement of Gail Kloos the Donnelly branch of the ufmsb will be closed until further notice. Fred Kill of Morris passed away on Oct 31st among the family members that survive him are a nephew Ray (Betty) Kill and their family of Donnelly. They and I were among the family and friends who attended his visitation at the funeral home on Nov 4th. Adolph Long of Morris formerly of the Donnelly area passed away on Nov 5th. Lowell and Sandy Dunn and I were among the many family and friends who attended his visitation at the Pedersen funeral home on Nov 8th. Alvin Rathke of Hoffman passed away on Nov 9th; among the family members that survive him. Is his son Warren (Delores) Rathke and their family Kaden John Wilkinson was born on September 13, 2011 in Fargo, N. D. to Jerad and MaryBeth Wilkinson. Grandparents are Rob and Kathy Kopel of Donnelly and John and Lorna Wilkinson. Congratulations to c-a junior high knowledge bowl that ties for first at a meet in Fergus recently. Brooke Gillespie is a member of that team The St co Gen society had their last meeting of the year on Nov 3rd at the library. We decided to buy and donate the book "life in the U.S. military" by Don Koffman to the library in memory of Fred Kill. His wife Helen is our VP Jack Fuchs and I were among the overflow crowd that filled Bethel Lutheran and its basement for the memorial service for Milt Corey on Nov 4th The computer lab at the Briggs library at umm was full on Nov 5th for the genealogical workshop on and led by Peter Bremer. Andy Brevig and I were among those attended the St co rep meeting at Detoy's on Nov 7th. The next meeting is scheduled for Dec 5th. It was decided that we would hold our precinct caucuses at the Legion next year a reminder that I am having a yard sale today (sat) beginning at 9 am at my home in Morris at 11 e 9th St (in back of the Morris co-op feed shed) see the ad in last week’s paper for details I also still have some items (farmhand loader, appliances etc.) for sale out on the farm if interested give me a call at 585-6435 or 288-8692

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