’Round the Town correspondent
Tom and Tam Perry, David, Isaac, and Jessie and Stuart and Sherri Leppke of McPherson were supper guest of Willis Penner and family Dec. 22 to celebrate Jessie’s 15th birthday.
Kent and Emily Nichols, Tim and Donna Diener, and Marcella Mohn of Hillsboro, Marissa Diener of Lawrence, David and Sherilyn Kadel of Randall, and Ken Pankratz of Durham were Christmas Eve dinner guests of Arlene Pankratz. Tom and Holly Foster and Olivia of Tuttle, Okla., and Tim, Donna, and Marissa Diener were supper guests Dec. 26.
Doug Bartel and family had their Christmas gathering Dec. 17 and 18. Ryan and Tanya Bartel and family of Hesston, Erin Bartel and her fiancé, Jon Stempola, of Manhattan, Kyle and Lori Bartel of Lawrence, and Kelsey Bartel of Wichita attended the gathering.
Rita Bartel hosted a bridal shower for Erin Bartel on Dec. 17 with family and friends.
Tim and Vera Isaac welcomed Scott Isaac of Madison, Wisc., Michael and Heather Isaac of Oklahoma City, Okla., Helen C. Reimer, and Mr. and Mrs. Murray Reimer and son of Hutchinson as Christmas dinner guests.
Beryl Steiner accompanied Rex Steiner and a friend to England over the Christmas holidays to visit family and friends.
Malvin and Darlene Schmidt attended a family Christmas gathering at Ima Elwell’s home Dec. 26 in Inman. In the evening, they met with family at Jeremy Schmidt’s in McPherson.
Duane and Shirley Hamm attended First Baptist Church in McPherson on Dec. 11 to hear the choir’s Christmas Contata in which Charlene and Whitney Thiessen participated.
Family were Christmas dinner guests at Willis Penner’s home Dec. 17.
Breanne Wray of Elkhart visited Edie Ollenburger and other friends recently.
Marissa Diener of Lawrence spent the weekend of Dec. 17 with her parents, Tim and Donna Diener. She visited her grandmother, Arlene Pankratz, on Dec. 17.
Alicia and Jasmine Ensz of Georgia have been visiting Randy Ensz and Norman and Dot Ensz.
Joni and Terry Ens of Wichita visited their daughters Stephanie and Staci Ens who are attending Tabor College.
Mary and Rod Riffel of Rose Hill and the Brenna Riffel family of Sterling visited Wilbur and Florence Hett on Dec. 17.
Mary Ann Epp of Santa Rosa, Fla., and Jeff and Heather Haas and family of Cottleville, Mo., visited Pearl Koch on Dec. 17. Tom and Glenda Fleener were afternoon visitors, as well.