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CORRESPONDENTS: Northwest of Durham

Northwest of Durham correspondent
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Cottonwood Grove School had its closing program for the year May 13. Some family members of some of the teachers came for the weekend. Titus and Grace Stutzman, Katie’s parents from Hydro, Okla., were overnight guests May 13 through 15 in the Ransom Wiebe home. Aaron and Carllie Stuzman, Amber, and Robbie were guests May 13 at the Wiebes’. Dinner guests of Ransom and Lillian Wiebe May 14 were Judy Nightingale and Charla and Sarah Peachy and Sarah.

Roy and Nadine Davis went to Bloomfield, Iowa, on May 14 for a program at the school where Rhonda taught this past year. They returned home May 17.

Dinner guests in the home of Bruce and Cheryl Dirks May 16 were Titus and Grace Stutzman, Katie, Ben, and Martha; Judy Nightingale and Charla; Sarah Peachy and Sarah of Beltsville, Pa.; and Ruston and Lydia Dirks and Chaniel.

Sarah Unruh was among 49 students who graduated May 16 at Hillsboro High School. Attending from the area were her parents, Mark and Barb Unruh, and Katelin; Ron and Dora Unruh, Warren and Anita Unruh, Nathan, Kyle, and Jenna; and Debbie Geis and Lauren. Later, Sarah’s parents hosted a reception at Trinity Fellowship Hall for family and friends. Others who attended were Jonas and Kim Frantz and Rick and LaVae Koehn.

Virgil Wiebe, 71, of Inman, died suddenly. Memorial services were May 16 at Zion Mennonite Church. He was a cousin of Ransom and Lillian Wiebe, Richard and Charlotte Wiebe, and Clayton and Betty Wiebe who attended the service with Doyle and Kara Wiebe and family, Dalton and Lorna Wiebe and family, Wendell and Linda Wiebe, and Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family.

Melvin Dirks is a patient at Mercy Hospital in Moundridge after a recent fall.

Guests at the Mark Wiebe home May 14 through 16 were Kris’ mother, Sharon Redger, and Gladwin and Lisa Smith. Dinner guests May 16 were Gladwin, Lisa, and Sharon; Stuart and Lea Isaac and Kyle; Wayne and Loralee Wiebe and family; and Tim Davis.

Ron and Dora Unruh and the Warren Unruh family attended Jenna’s preschool program May 18 at Hillsboro.

Last modified May 27, 2010