Round the Town correspondent
Kent and Diana Jost and family of Hesston hosted a birthday party, swimming, and hamburger fry with homemade ice cream for family members who have summer birthdays. Others attending were Jerry and Joan Jost and Sheldon and Karen Miles and girls of Hillsboro and Keith and Sharla Jost and family of McPherson. They celebrated the birthdays of Ashley Jost, Cole Jost, Jandee Miles, Kyler Jost, and Kabel Jost.
Graham and Samantha Wathen of Anaheim, Calif., spent from Sunday to Wednesday with their grandparents, Duwane and Jane Miller. Additional Monday dinner guests were Adam and Rachel Wathem and children of Manhattan.
The Abe and Minnie Pankratz family had a dinner Sunday at Newton. Those attending were Dorothy Seibel and Jay and Luella Burkhart of Newton, Paul and Arlene Pankratz and Tim and Donna Diener of Hillsboro, James Buller and Jerry and Loretta Janzen of Enid, Okla., Herb and Trudy Pankratz of Abilene, Carey and Darlene Burkhart and boys of Colorado, and Gerald and Loreta Seibel of Kechi.
Justin and Amy Friesen of Salina were weekend guests of the Wayne Friesens.
LaVerne Miller was the honored guest for his 85th birthday Sunday evening at the fellowship hall at the Grand Oaks Community Center. Family and friends attended.
Kris Meyerson, Madi and Jacob of Houston, Texas, spent two weeks with Kris’s parents, Paul and Elaine Jantzen.
Pearl Koch’s nephew, Lyle Kleopfer of Broken Arrow, Okla., was her weekend guest. Pearl, Lyle, and Rachel Epp were Sunday dinner guests of Gordon and Judy Hiebert.
Malvin and Darlene Schmidt celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary by having a dinner with their family at the Pizza Hut. Those attending were Jerry Schmidt of Salina, Leroy Schmidt and Jeremy and Abby Schmidt of McPherson, Kelly Schmidt of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, and Malvina and Brittany Heinrichs of Tulsa. Malvina, Brittany, and Kelly spent from Friday to Tuesday with the Schmidts.
Ima Elwell of Inman, Wilma Schmidt, Lucretia and Bob Vance, and Lucas Schmidt of Hillsboro joined them and they celebrated Malvina’s birthday.