Northwest of Durham correspondent
Lola Redger and her family gathered Dec. 25 with her family for a dinner at the home of Ray Redger. Veria Redger was also a guest.
On Christmas Day, Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Marlin and Bethany Wiebe, Heath and Tannis Dirks, and Ruston and Lydia Dirks and girls joined the rest of the Smith family at the home of Cheryl’s mother,Verna Smith at Hutchinson.
The Arden Wiebe family from Texas spent several days with family in the area. On the Dec. 25, they were dinner guests in the home of Ken and Sandy Wiebe. Additional guests were Doyle and Kara Wiebe and family, Teresa Wiebe, and Calla Wenger.
Gene and Jaraine Redger hosted their family for dinner on Dec. 24 in their home at Newton. Some also gathered on Dec. 25 for dinner.
Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Heath and Tannis Dirks, Marlin and Bethany Wiebe, and Ruston and Lydia Dirks and girls joined Brad and Joyce Dirks and family and Charlene Becker for a belated Christmas on Jan. 1. They met for supper at Moundridge Manor with Melvin and Vera Dirks.
Ransom and Lillian Wiebe hosted their family on Dec 31 for a Christmas dinner and some returned for supper and visiting. Guests were Justin and Rebecca Wiebe and family, Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family, Mark and Kris Wiebe, Kayla, Lance, Karalee and Luke, Bryon and Rebecca Thomas and Cristina, Anthony and Beth Wiebe and family, Jasper and Joni Zeiset and Kendall, Susie Wiebe and Abigail.
Merlin and Karletta Wiebe and Janesa went to Michigan for the New Year weekend for a wedding. Jana flew to the wedding on the Dec. 29 and will return to her teaching job in California from there.
Dinner guests in the home of Warren and Jane Unruh in Lehigh on Jan. 1 were Bruce and Cheryl Dirks, Stuart and Lea Isaac and Kyle, Caryln and Jackie Wiebe, and Bryan and Rebecca Thomas and Cristina.
Larry and Wanda Koehn had Christmas gatherings over New Year’s weekend. Christopher and Denise Schrock and Kai arrived on Dec. 30 from Kidron, Ohio. Amy Koehn arrived on Dec 31 from Mississippi. On Jan. 1, Larry and Wanda Koehn, Titus and Amy, Travis Koehn family, and Dalton Wiebe family took dinner to Moundridge Manor to enjoy with Crystal Koehn and other family members. On Jan. 2, the Koehn family and others enjoyed their New Year’s Day tradition of cutting wood. The evening of Jan. 3, the Koehn family got together at the Koehn home for a belated Christmas celebration.
Gene and Jaraine Redgerhosted a family dinner at their home in Newton on New Year’s Day. The Justin Wiebe family was supper guests of Jason and Sheri Wiebe on Jan 1.