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CORRESPONDENTS: Northwest of Durham

Northwest of Durham correspondent
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The community extends its sympathy to the family of Mary Christiansen. She died Thursday. Services were Monday at Salina. She was a longtime resident of this community and will be missed.

Roy and Nadine Davis went Aug. 26 with Rhonda to Bloomfield, Iowa. Roy and Nadine returned home Aug. 28. Rhonda will be teaching fourth and fifth grades there this coming year.

The Cottonwood Grove Christian School parents and patrons had a welcome for their teachers Wednesday evening. Homemade ice cream and toppings were enjoyed by all.

Sunday dinner guests of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were John and Ethel Steiner, Randall Steiner, Tim Davis, Roy and Nadine Davis and Eileen, and Larry and Wanda Koehn, Denise and Titus.

Those who conducted Sunday morning services at the Moundridge Hospital and Manor were Ransom and Lillian Wiebe, the Mark Wiebe family, Warren and Jane Unruh, Dalton Wiebe family, and Darrin Rhodes family. Ransom and Lillian ate dinner with Helen Wiebe and Inez Nichols. Later, they visited Carol Ann Unruh at a Newton hospital. The Dalton Wiebe family also visited Carol.

Sunday supper guests of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were her brother, Pete and Joyce Koehn of Ithaca, Mich., the Calvin Wiebe family, Nelson Wiebe family, and Travis Koehn family. Pete and Joyce were overnight guests before returning home Monday.

Ruston and Lydia Dirks, Jana Wiebe, Katie Stutzman, and friend Amanda Reimer, who teaches at Halstead, were Sunday dinner guests of Bruce and Cheryl Dirks.

Sunday supper guests of Tim and Shelia Koehn were Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Troy Wiebe family, Leonard Eicher, and Clatyon and Betty Wiebe.

Sunday supper guests of Warren and Jane Unruh were Roy and Nadine Davis, Ruston and Lydia Dirks, Doug and Strata Koehn, and Duane and Louise Ratzlaff.

Troy and Marla Wiebe hosted the annual Isaac Wiebe Labor Day breakfast Monday morning at their home.

Ransom and Lillian Wiebe went Thursday evening to visit Warren Nightengale at Wesley Rehab Center, Wichita. He was the victim of a farm accident Aug. 23 when some big square bales fell on him as they were loading a semi at the Merlin Wiebe farm. He is from Bloomfield, Iowa.

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