Friday, May 30, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition may 31st –June 6th
Welcome to the graduation edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: sunny warm weather and some welcome rain showers have been “just what the dr. ordered” for area farmers in the last week as they have been busy getting fields worked up and crops planted
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: The summer worship schedule with weekly joint services at 9 a.m. alternating between the churches continues with services at Kongsvinger on June 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. See the May newsletter for the complete schedule     
Bible study resumes after services on June 1st at the host church 
Community news: The next community mentoring program is June 12th at 7 p.m. at the Morris area elementary cafeteria.
On June 1st from 2-5 p.m. there will be graduation open houses for Bryce Jergenson at the Melberg residence 12457 457thAve. , Morris, Corey stork at his home 141688 457th Ave. Morris and for Kody Armstrong at Farwell community center
Carter Fults is one of the beneficiaries of the Tuff luck fun run on June 7th. “The Place To Be” in Donnelly is one of the stops; the Headquarters for the event is the Herman Bar and Grill.  More info 287-0983 or 701-306-7183
New address Dorothy Hilla PO Box 520556 Big Lake AK 99652

Dorothy Zimmerman of Graceville passed away May 21st survivors include her brother Don (Barb Alm) Riley of Chokio
Ron Hagen of Granada Hills Calif. passed away recently his funeral is June 8th in Calif.  Survivors include his father Marlyn Hagen of Calif. and an uncle Verle (Della) Dunn of Donnelly and his family
 Justin Johnston and Brandi Sperr were married on May 24th in Morris
Here is the list of grads I have so far along with parents and grandparents unless otherwise indicated they are from Morris area high school
Mark Dunn. (Lowell and Sandy)(Verle and Della)(Virene Johnson)
Brady Jergenson, (Rob and Peggy) (Robert and Barb), (Audrey and Nancy Heinrichs)
Beth Holland (Joe and Linda)
Tim Uphoff, (Sue), (Gary and Karen) (Evelyn Underwood) (great)
Gage Backman (Brad and Jonna) (Liz Aschman)
Carly Gullickson (Vance and Kim) (Ardis)
Justine Huebner (Mark and Mary)
Melanie Van Horn (Mark and Karen) (Ken and Irene) (Marge Kleinhans)
Myles Smith (Mike and Rhoda)
Corey Stork (Dave and Kay) (Carrie Melchert)(Dorothy Stork)
Rebekah Aanerud (Andy and Heather) (Jim and Lorraine) Century Farm Academy
Jenna Gibson; (Jeff and Gayle); (Sam and Dorothy Johrdhiem), Albany
Sara Burke, (Pat and Carol) College of ST. Bens
 Darrin Boener, (Scott and Cathi) MN state patrol cadet school
Kody Armstrong (Jason and Niki) (Judy) West Central Area
Keaton long (Clyde and Brenda) Virginia Long  west central area
Chrissy Oaches, Kelly (husband) (Ben DeLong JR.; Janet Hornamen) (Ben and Yvonne DeLong Sr.) (Pat Hoernemann) UMM)
Nacole Hillbrand (David Hillbrand and Shannon Lien) (Lola Smith) Herman
Among the Tiger trap shooters that qualified for the 2014 championship in Alexandria are Brittany Cardwell, Lindsay Flogstad, Kourtney Giese, and Sam Heinrichs,
Beth Holland, Kortney Giese ,Rebekah and Savannah Aanerud are members of the Tigers girls track team that finished 5th in section 5A true team meet in early May and tied for first in the sub section team meet held at UMM last week. They all finished in the top ten in both meets either individually or a member of a relay team. Beth, Rebecca, and Savannah advanced to the section meet.  The boys placed 6th at the true team and won the subsection meet. Dalton Lupke is a member of that team
The Donnelly ladies were well represented in the Memorial Day services. At the Armory Liz Aschman presented flowers to the Gold Star Families. Jeanne Ennen and Pat [Mark] Smith carried the VFW AUX Flag and Banner, Jerry and Joan Kopacek marched with smaller flags in the possession to Summit cemetery and Joan participated in the cemetery program. John Kopacek was Staging Officer for the ladies and he also assisted with cemetery program preparations
Past week Jim and Lou Eystad attended the graduation open house for Katlin
 Vogel, visited her aunt Marlys alm at the West wing village and we attended the 75th birthday party for Chuck Spohr at the Morris senior center. Over the weekend Mark was able to see his old farmstead and the Herman school two places he had not seen in over 30 years. I attended the open house for Beth Holland at the old # 1 Southside, and the funeral for Eileen Jessnes in Wendell, my mom stayed with the Jessnes family when she taught at a school out in Swan Lake Township.

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