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CORRESPONDENTS: Northwest of Durham

Northwest of Durham correspondent
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The Durham area had some stormy weather June 20. During the day there where showers. Around 7:30 p.m. storm clouds began forming. Around 8:30 p.m., funnel clouds were sighted by local farmers. Farms that received damage were those of Duane and Louise Ratzlaff, Jarold and Rhonda Koehn, and Dennis White. Sheds, a garage, and cattle shelters were destroyed along with many trees.

Wendell and Linda Wedel and Greg and Charlene Wedel and family went to the Halstead park June 21 to share a basket dinner with Travis and Connie Becker and Garrett; Dale and Maxine Schmidt and Larry and Suzanne Schmidt, Clarksville, Miss.; Michael Schmidt; Jeff and Delilah Schultz; and Bev Mayeskea.

Tim and Shelia Koehn and family were dinner guests June 21of Larry and Wanda Koehn.

Ron and Dora Unruh, Mark and Barb Unruh and family, and Warren and Anita Unruh and family went to Jim and Brenda Enns, for a hamburger fry June 21. Other guests were David and Ashley Enns and family, Lon and Deb Hiebert and Matt, Darren Enns, and Corina Neufeld.

Clayton and Betty Wiebe invited the Nelson Wiebe family, Travis Koehn family, and Calvin Wiebe family for dinner June 21.

A Father’s Day picnic June 21 at the Lindsborg park was attended by Mark Wiebe and family, Jason Wiebe and family, John and Ethel Steiner and Randall, Tim Davis, Doyle Wiebe and family, Teresa Wiebe, Bryon and Rebecca Thomas, and Gladwin and Lisa Smith.

Richard and Kathy Dirks attended the wedding of their grandson, Tyler Weinbrenner, and Sheri Mount at Parkview Church in Hillsboro. Later that evening they watched them open gifts. They will make their home in Marion. He will teach at Centre.

On Father’s Day, the Dirks had dinner with Colleen Weinbrenner in Salina and later attended basketball games that Brett Weinbrenner played in.

Mark and Barb Unruh and family attended the wedding of Jessica Funk and Brady Platz at Trinity Mennonite Church and reception in Lincolnville.

Clayton and Betty Wiebe, Harry and Sheryl Rhodes, Melvin Janzen, Leonard Eicher, and Rosie Eicher enjoyed supper June 16 at the home of Stuart and Lea Isaac.

Rhonda Davis’ friend Becky Wedel from Bloomfield, Iowa, was a guest June 19 through 21 at the home of Roy and Nadine Davis. Additional guests were Katie Stutzman and Sara Peachy.

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