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Round the town

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The Fred and Julianne Hamm family had their annual family reunion Sunday at Marion County Lake hall. Approximately 60 attended. Some came from as far away as Hawaii, California, Missouri, Arizona, North Carolina, Iowa, and Colorado, and many were from Kansas. The Tabb family hosted the event.

Ida Gross of Sioux Falls, S.D., spent two weeks with her sister, Celia Gross.

Von and Norma Pschigoda of rural Hope and Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Kreutziger visited the Wilbur Hetts Sunday evening.

Albert Christensen, Sarah and Andrew of Bel Aire were Saturday visitors at the Duane Hamm home.

Regan Rowe of Manhattan was a recent visitor at her grandparents, Bill and Betty Meier.

Neva Fast was the honored guest Saturday at a surprise going away party at the home of Linda Coffee. Neva will be teaching at Oak Park, Calif., this coming year.

Clara and Alma Toews attended worship services Sunday evening at Morning Star Church, rural Durham. Dean and Pauline Becker of Halstead reported on their mission work in India. The Beckers will be returning to India in the near future.

Allen and Elma Schlehuber visited Eldon and Emma Weber Monday evening at Herington.

Eugene and Beryl Steiner flew to New Jersey to the home of Roy Steiner. From there, they drove to Maryland and attended the national wheelchair pageant where their granddaughter, Amanda Steiner, was one of the participants.

Dave and Shirley Weibert attended the Weibert family reunion Sunday at Lindsborg.

Paul and Arlene Pankratz visited Gus and Mildred Hamm, rural Tampa, Friday evening.

Leslie and Trudy Unruh of Upland, Calif., were houseguests of the Oliver Mohns from Thursday to Monday.

In last week’s news:

Twenty-four members of Durham Baptist King’s Daughters met Thursday evening for their August meeting. Ashley Sheridan had the lesson on “Sarah: Laughing Faith.” Chris Herbel and Dora Unruh were hostesses. Those from Hillsboro attending were Donna Diener, Shirley Hamm, Pearl Koch, Betty Meier, Marcella Mohn, Lois Nuss, Carol Ollenburger, Edie Ollenburger, Arlene Pankratz, Frances Unruh, and Connie Wiens.

Sid, Irma, and Brandon Unruh of Newton were Sunday supper guests at the Oliver Unruhs.

Wilbur and Florence Hett attended funeral services Monday for Florence’s sister-in-law, Josephine Riffel at the Lutheran church, rural Herington.

Herb, Trudy, and Andrew Pankratz of Abilene visited Wednesday afternoon at the Paul Pankratz home.

The Stan Ens family and Lois Nuss attended a wedding reception over the weekend for Tim and Shannon Nuss at Gardner.

Austin Hamm of Gardner had breakfast Sunday morning with his grandparents, Duane and Shirley Hamm. Austin was en route to Pratt where he will be attending junior college this fall.

Last modified Aug. 27, 2008