Northwest of Durham correspondent
Many families were able to celebrate Easter together with dinners.
Larry and Wanda Koehn and Titus, his friend Chris Nikkel of Mount Grove Mo., Travis and Sharon Koehn and family, Anna Toews of Hardin, Mont., Dalton and Lorna Wiebe and family had a picnic at the park in Hillsboro.
Ron and Dora Unruh hosted their family on April 8 with a dinner. Guests were Jim and Brenda Enns, Lon and Deb Hiebert and Matt, Mark and Barb Unruh Katelin and Sarah, Warren and Anita Unruh Nathan, Kyle and Jenna, David and Ashley Enns and family, Darren and Corina Enns and Josh Hendricks.
Arden and Judy Wiebe and family of Texahoma, Texas, arrived on April 5 for the farm sale of their parents on April 7. They also spent time visiting her parents, the Melvin Litwilers of Hillsboro. They returned to Texas on April 9.
Mike and Mich Rhodes and family spent Easter weekend visiting a cousin and family at Chickasha, Okla.
Ransom and Lillian Wiebe were dinner guests of Jason and Sheri Wiebe. Additional guests were Mark and Kris Wiebe and family, Bryan and Rebecca Thomas Cristina and foster child, Sharon Redger and Gladwin and Lisa Smith of Cimarron. The Smiths and Sharon were house guests of the Mark Wiebe family.
Harry and Sheryl Rhodes and family hosted the Harry Wedel family on April 8 for a basket dinner. It was held at Cottonwood Grove Christian School with about 50 family members present.
Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Marlin and Bethany Wiebe and Jessami, Ruston and Lydia Dirks and Heath and Tannis Dirks joined the rest of the Smith family for dinner on April 8 at the home of Cheryl’s mother Verna Smith, near Hutchinson. Lydia’s sister, Katie Toews of Hardin, Mont., and Calla Wenger were also guests.
Gene and Jaraine Redger hosted their family for Easter dinner at their house in Newton.
Those that ate at the home of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were Jarold and Rhonda Koehn and family, Chet and Melissa Boehs and Kaylyn, and Wayne and Loralee Weibe and family.
Doyle and Kara Wiebe hosted Ken and Sandy Wiebe, Sandy’s brother, who had come for the sale, Bob and Charlotte Miniger of Indiana and their daughter Whitney and Jodi Unruh of Galva for dinner on April 8.
Guests for homemade ice cream the evening of April 8 in the home of Heath and Tannis Dirks were Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Ruston and Lydia Dirks and family, Calla Wenger, Katie Toews, Anna Marie Toews, Marlin and Bethany Wiebe and Jessami, and Rustin and Lydia Dirks and family.