Thursday, April 24, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition: Apr. 26th- may 2nd
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: we have enjoyed some sunny warm weather the past week but it has turned cold and rainy the past few days.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger new: On April 27th Sunday school will be held at St. J at 9:45 a.m. (adopted grandparents event) and Services will be broadcast on KMRS at 11 A.M. in memory of Ervin and Leana Smith
Good Shepherd news. The Augustana district convention will be held today (Saturday) in Hutchinson.
Adult ed will resume in May
Other church news: THE MORTONAIRES, a acappella men’s chorus from Illinois, performs at the Morris Area Concert Hall, at 7 p.m. on April 26th Performance sponsored by Morris North Apostolic Christian Church. Free and open to the public.   
First Lutheran Church will be hosting the missionary family, the Rev. Tessa Moon and Jon Leiseth, of South Africa, next weekend, On April 26th for a supper, and a program and on April 27th at both services and during fellowship time, between services contacts the church for more info.
Advance tickets are now on sale for the new wine performances at first Lutheran in May
There will be a salad luncheon at west Zion-Hancock today (Saturday) at 10 a.m. featuring author and poet  Candice Simar free will offering
Community news: Jeanne Ennen announces that the next community mentoring meeting is scheduled for April 29th in Alberta at the town hall at 7 p.m.  Contact her for more info.
2nd Annual Western MN Lady Ducks Unlimited Banquet, Stevens County Chapter, April 30th at 5 P.M. at Old #1 Southside, Morris. Contact Meriel Cardwell at 320-815-4482 or Judy Johnston at 320-287-1431 for more information.
Mitchell Kleindl Memorial 3D Archery Shoot today (Saturday) 8-5 and April 27th 8-3 at Neimackl Lake Park located about half ways between Herman and Donnelly.
  There will be two open house bridal showers today (Saturday) the first in honor of Nicole Daly, bride to be of Anthony Homan from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Hall in Chokio.  Her parents are Paul and Pam Daly of Donnelly; grandparents Nick and Karen Daly of Chokio 
The second is open house bridal shower for Fallon Meixel, bride to be of Wade Backman, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Golf Club. This event is being hosted by Fallon and Wade’s aunts. Registry is at Macy’s and Target. His parents are Steve and Kathy, grandmother is Liz Aschman.

An Open House Bridal Shower in honor of Jessica Nohl, bride to be of Taylor Witt will be held on May 3rd at the Morris Evangelical Free Church from 9-11 a.m. The couple will be wed August 16, in Morris. Her parents are Ray and Tracy (Loge) Nohl
A “Philips 66th” birthday party in honor of Phil Gausman will be held today (Saturday) beginning at 5 p.m. in the basement of the Old # 1 in Morris. No gifts please
Lydia Bae Pugsley was born on April 9 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Kaleb and Brooke Pugsley of Logan, Utah. Grandparents are Lonnie and Patricia Anderson of Morris and Kenneth and Leisa Pugsley of Tremonton, Utah. There will be an open house baby shower for her, at Trinity Lutheran, in Cyrus, today (Saturday) from 10-11:30 a.m. her grandfather is the late Denny Anderson of Donnelly

Irene Goldenstein of Donnelly passed away on April 18th her memorial service is today (Saturday) at 10:30 a.m. at St John’s in Donnelly. Survivors include her sister in law Della (Verle) Dunn and her family; brother in law Bob Uhden: niece Deb (Howard) Kill and their family.
Dorretta Undena Gran of Hoffman passed away on April 20th survivors include her step son Dave (Ann) Grann of Brandon. He was interim pastor at STJ/Kong at one time.
Nancy Feir of Pine Island passed away on April. 8th survivors include her mother Pearl A. Anderson, brother, Larry (Peggy) Wilke and their family, her memorial service is today (Saturday) in Pine Island
Evan Daniel Erickson was born on April. 13th to Danny and Jamie Erickson of Avon grandparents are Mark and Deb Erickson, and Ron and Sue Wevely of Donnelly, great grandparents are Evie Raasch and Liz Aschman of Morris
Other celebrations: Beth Holland, Kristie Geise ,Rebekah and Savannah Aanerud and are members of the tiger girls track team that have placed in the top 10 individually or as members of the relay teams in all their meets to date. For complete results see the sports section of the sun tribune and/or my blog
Pat Daly won the Morris area schools scholarship car raffle car  
Tiger girls bb awards Rebekah Aanerud hardest worker Beth Holland MVP, Beth and her sister becca were named all –conference team in the west central conference

The Donnelly community club is looking for ideas about how to celebrate the 50th threshing bee next year  if you have any ideas for that or for this year’s bee or any other club sponsored activity please let us know.

Past week Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter services at GSLC and the spring rummage sale at Faith Lutheran. In the past week I attended the pancake supper at Kong. ;visited Garry weers at his apt in Morris; attended  the great plains h.s honor concert at St. Paul’s Lutheran church in Morris and the community mentoring meeting in Donnelly. It was nice to have some nice comfortable chairs to sit in that somebody (rod and gun club?) bought from umm.

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