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CORRESPONDENTS: Northwest of Durham

Northwest of Durham correspondent
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Greg Wedel’s birthday, which was Dec. 24, was celebrated Dec. 19 with a dinner at home with guests Wendell and Linda Wedel, Dale and Kathy Jantz, Butch, and Ruthann.

Gary and Shirley Eichelberger of Twin Falls, Idaho, spent some time Dec. 22 at the home of Mark and Barb Unruh. They were on their way to Enid, Okla., to spend Christmas with their daughter, Tonja Kroeker, and family.

Justin and Rebecca Wiebe and family arrived at Ransom and Lillian Wiebe’s home Dec. 23 for supper, along with Jason Wiebe and family. They were houseguests of Abe and Louise Entz of Hillsboro. They returned to Bloomfield, Iowa, on Dec. 27.

Merle and Pam Hartman of Andover were supper guests Dec. 23 of Palmer and Lucille Base.

Clayton and Betty Wiebe had their family — Nelson and Bev Wiebe and family, Wayne and Loralee Wiebe and family, Travis and Sharon Koehn and family, and Calvin and Janene Wiebe and family — home for dinner Dec. 24.

Roy and Nadine Davis and Eileen, Ransom and Lillian Wiebe, and Tim Davis took Christmas dinner to the home of Richard and Charlotte Wiebe.

Aryln and Karyn Wiebe went to Mexico over the holidays to help Joseph and Brenda Johnson and family move back to the U.S. after serving as missionaries.

Ron and Dora Unruh were dinner guests Dec. 25 of Lon and Deb Hiebert.

Jaraine Redger went to Newton Dec. 23 and had dinner at a restaurant with Kathy Decker and Sharon Decker. She stayed at their house and prepared dinner Christmas Eve. Most returned the next day for dinner.

Bruce and Cheryl Dirks had family home for the weekend. Allen and Heather Martin and family of Shippensburg, Pa., arrived late Dec. 23. Lavern and Lisa Litwiller arrived Christmas Eve, and everybody went to Verna Smith’s home in Hutchinson for a family get-together, including Marlin and Bethany Wiebe and Rustin and Lydia Dirks and Chaniel. On Christmas Day they joined the rest of the Melvin Dirks family, including Dan and Stephanie Becker and Hannah of Hardinsburg, Ind., at Moundridge Manor.

Christmas dinner guests of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were Jarold and Rhonda Koehn and family, Wayne and Loralee Wiebe and family, and Scott and Luci Toews and Zoe of New Brunswick. They also visited Mitchell and Carol Unruh.

The Ransom Wiebe family gathered Dec. 26 for snacks and visiting. Bryon and Rebecca Thomas and family, who visited family in Oklahoma, also were guests.

Clayton and Betty Wiebe and Stuart and Lea Isaac and Kyle took dinner Dec. 26 to the home of Richard and Charlotte Wiebe. Charlotte is recovering from a broken leg.

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