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CORRESPONDENTS: Northwest of Durham

Northwest of Durham correspondent
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Clayton and Betty Wiebe and Jerald and LaVonne Jantz of Burns attended a health care meting Aug. 12 and 13 in Crooked Creek, Alberta, Canada. They flew to Edmonton and drove to Heart Valley where they stayed with the Ron Toewses, the parents of Loralee Wiebe. They did sightseeing as they drove to Fort St. John British Columbia area and Heart Valley. They returned home Aug. 17.

Dora Unruh recently visited Marcella Unruh at Eagle Crest Retirement Center, Salina.

Larry and Wanda Koehn went to Fountain Run, Ky., to attend the wedding of Larry’s niece, Hannah Harms, to Lance Koehn on Aug. 15. Hannah is the daughter of Richard and Starla Harms. Larry and Wanda traveled to Brooksville, Miss., and stayed a few days with their daughter, Amy.

Clayton and Betty Wiebe hosted a family dinner Aug. 22.

Larry and Wanda Koehn were dinner guests of Lena Koehn on Aug. 21 in Newton. Others in attendance were Larry’s brother Richard and his wife, Jolene, of Carson City, Mich., and Crystal Koehn of Moundridge.

Teachers Charla Nighingale and Chelsea Koehn of Fredonia, Charla’s cousin Prinda Millsap of New Plymouth, Idaho, and Dalton and Lorna Wiebe and family were dinner guests Aug. 22 of Larry and Wanda Koehn.

Bruce and Cheryl Dirks drove to Montezuma Aug. 22 and attended a wedding reception for John Mark and Phyllis (Toews) Koehn who were married Aug. 8 in Madrid, Neb.

Mark and Barb Unruh attended open house activities Aug. 21 and 22 at Hesston College where their daughter, Sarah, is a student.

It was a busy week for Ransom and Lillian Wiebe as they hosted houseguests and attended their grandson’s wedding Aug. 22. Overnight guests Aug. 19 included grandchildren Brian and Angela Unruh and family of Indiana and Marcus and Rachel Koehn and family of Glenn, Calif. The Wiebes went to Ulysses Aug. 20 and were supper guests of the bride’s parents. While in Ulysses, Ransom and Lillian stayed with Stuart and Jewel (Redger) Jansen. Their grandson, Randy Unruh, married Laura Isaac. Others in attendance were the families of Merlin, Mark, and Jason Wiebe, Bryan and Rebecca Thomas and family, and Kyle Isaac. Randy’s parents, Frank and Karen Unruh of California, returned home with their parents, Ransom and Lillian, and stayed a few days. The Wiebes hosted a family supper Aug. 23.

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