Northwest of Durham correspondent
Lola Redger went to Newton to the home of Ray Redger where her family gathered for dinner on Thanksgiving Day.
Hosting some of their family were Clayton and Betty Wiebe on Thursday. Guests included Travis and Sharon Koehn and family, Calvin and Janene Wiebe and family, Wayne and Lora Lee Wiebe and family and Loretta Wiebe.
The family of Lela Wedel got together at the Sugar Creek School for dinner on Thanksgiving Day.
On Nov. 22, Wendell and Linda Wedel and Greg and Charlene Wedel and family were guests for dinner at the home of Travis and Connie Becker in Halstead. They celebrated Wendell’s birthday and had an early Thanksgiving dinner.
Dwight Unruh, Liz Varney, and Julie Unruh of Florida, Ron and Dora Unruh, Jim and Brenda Enns, Mark Unruh, Warren Unruh and Nathan, and Matt Hiebert and Danika Good met for breakfast Nov. 24 in Durham.
Roy and Nadine Davis hosted a dinner Thanksgiving Day for Tim Davis and Gary Davis and Carly. On Sunday, dinner guests of the Davis’ were Rick and LaVae Koehn and boys and Tim Davis.
Having dinner Thanksgiving in the home of Ransom and Lillian Wiebe were Mark and Kris Wiebe and Luke, Jasper and Joni Zeiset, Sharon Redger, and Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family. On Sunday, Ransom and Lillian were dinner guests of Jason and Sheri.
Wendell and Linda Wedel had dinner in the home of Dean Beckers together with Travis and Connie Becker and family Thanksgiving Day.
Nelson and Bev Wiebe hosted dinner for Gordon Koehns and Larry Ensz’s family in Hillsboro on Thanksgiving Day.
Ron and Dora Unruh had Thanksgiving dinner with Mark and Barb Unruh and Sarah on Thursday.
Senior Citizens of Durham met Nov. 18 at the City Building for a turkey dinner, and everyone brought side dishes. USD 410 superintendent Steve Noble presented the program.
Several families had early Thanksgiving gatherings. The extended Ransom and Lillian Wiebe family got together Nov. 22 at the school for a basket dinner. Special guests were Justin and Kristie Schmidt, Colton and Ana from Virginia. Kristie is a granddaughter of the Wiebe’s, and they were overnight guests Nov. 20 and 21.
Ransom and Lillian were guests of the Schmidts on Nov. 23 before they left for western Kansas to visit other relatives. They also helped Lillian celebrate her birthday, which was Nov. 23.
Thanksgiving guests of Ron and Dora Unruh on Nov. 22 were Julie Unruh, Dwight Unruh and Liz Vainey of Rockledge, Florida, and Bill and DeLois Hussli. Others there were Jim and Brenda Enns, Lon and Deb Hiebert and Matt, Mark and Barb Unruh and Sarah, Warren and Anita Unruh, Kyle, Jenna, and Nathan, Braidyn Rucker, David and Ashley Enns and family, and Josh and Katelin Hendricks and Jayden. Darren and Corina Enns were late afternoon visitors.