Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: After a week of rainy weather the weather has been sunny and mild this week and farmers have been busy in the field. Most beans are harvested; a lot of the corn has been too
ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: Mark and I and are sponsoring the Kongsvinger services that will be broadcast on KMRS at 11 a.m. on October 20th, in memory of our parents Stan and Elsie Koepke, and Emil and June Anderson. This will be the service from October 5th featuring Rev Paul Dumke from Willmar and with special music the Kong men's trio
Confirmation Sunday is October 27th with faith statements on October 25th at Kongsvinger
Rev Mary Dodgson has accepted the call to be the interim pastor at the parish she is scheduled to start work here on October 15th.
Good Shepherd news: the mission of the month is Re Claim hymnal coffee money goes to Salvation Army
Other church news: fall bazaar at Zion Lutheran today (Saturday) Morris 9-1 p.m.
fall festival at Our Saviors Lutheran church Chokio 9am -12:30 pm today (Saturday)
John Michael Talbot in concert at Assumption Catholic church on October 27th-29th @ 7pm each night
"Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth "will be shown at the Federated Church of Morris; 200 S. Columbia Ave 200 S. Columbia Ave. on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Community news:the firemen and Donnelly community club will meet on October 14th at the at the fire and community hall @ 7 p.m.
Golden wedding celebration for Virgil and Theresa Fults on October 12th 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the assumption catholic church in Morris
Celebrations: Wedding anniversary. Celebration Scott and Kathy Bahr 30 years
Dani Kloos and Jesse Streed were married in Alexandria on August 31st.
Tigers cc savannah Aanerud finished 15th at the Sauk Center meet, 5th at the Benson meet
Rebecca and Savannah Aanerud won several ribbons at the state horse meet
Leo Hesston Christians was born on September 12, 2013 at CentraCare Health, Sauk Centre to Hesston and Angie Christians. Leo Hesston weighed 7 lbs. 15.5 oz. and was 20” long. Grandparents are Dean and Linda Pederson of Hancock and Doug and Louise Christians of Chokio. Great-grandparents are Fred and Zita Reetz of Alpha, Virene Olson of Morris, Fred and Christine Sperr of Chokio and Marge Christians of Chokio.
Fire dept. poster winner 5-6th grade Jackson Loge, Brandon Jergenson
The Stevens county genealogical society had a meeting on October 3rd at the library the next meeting is on Nov 7th with a board meeting scheduled for later that month at the Good Samaritan Home in Hoffman
Mark, Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended services at the West Wing Village on October 4th rev mike Hanson was preacher. We also attended the fall craft event at the hall and the st John ’s fall festival in Donnelly on October 5th in the evening I attended the 4-h awards show at the west central outreach and research center administrative building
Mark and I attended the dedication service for the Lloyd Brandt estate gift at Kongsvinger on October 6th and the potluck dinner afterwards. In the evening I attended the Morris life care pregnancy center's banquet at the Hosanna worship center
Mark and I attended the fall rummage sale and supper at faith Lutheran in Morris on Sept 26th
The Frank family had a mini family reunion over the weekend at the St John’s fall festival. Attending were Dorothy Johrdheim (Gayle, Jenna, and Owen Gibson) Shirley Frank (Laurie Hoffer and Danny Frank) from Donnelly, Marcia Baldwin from Burlington Ks, Donna Frank from Starbuck, Joanna Christenson from Shakopee, and others members of their family.
October 8th I visited Cal and Jan Bumgardner at their home in Morris
Mark and I visited Sam Johrdheim at his home in Donnelly on October 9th
October 7th while visiting Mark Koepke in his apartment we visited with his sister Linda in Fennimore Wisconsin on the phone.
His address is 151 sunnyslope road 324-114 Morris MN 56267 he has unlisted phone # so call me if you want to get a hold of him that way, his e-mail ad is firstname.lastname@example.org