Northwest of Durham

Durham correspondent

Roy and Nadine Davis flew to Buhl, Idaho, Monday morning to attend the funeral services for Roy's aunt, Sarah Friesen. They were glad they went since they got to meet and visit many of their relatives they hadn't seen for many years. Roy and Nadine returned home Wednesday.

Wendell and Linda Wedel attended the Mayeskea reunion Saturday. They spent Sunday visiting with relatives.

Saturday evening supper guests of Harry and Sheryl Rhodes were Darrin and Meri Kay Rhodes and family, Calvin and Janene Wiebe and family, and Ken and Shelly Giesbrecht and Taylor.

Ransom and Lillian Wiebe went to Moundridge Manor Thursday evening to visit Helen Wiebe. Clayton and Betty Wiebe visited her Sunday afternoon.

Sunday dinner guests at the home of Ransom and Lillian Wiebe were Stuart and Lea Isaac and family, Teresa Wiebe, Melvin and Vera Dirks, Harry and Lela Wedel, and Scott and Tami Koehn and Riley.

Friday overnight guests of the Roy Davises were David and Virginia Friesen and boys of Bloomfield, Iowa. He is Roy's cousin.

Sunday dinner guests of Randall Steiner were Roy and Nadine Davis, Terry and Barb Hiebert and family, John and Ethel Steiner, and Tim Davis of Newton.

Visitors at the home of Palmer and Lucille Base Sunday afternoon were Virgil and Faith Meyer.

Larry and Wanda Koehn, Denise and Titus, Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family, and Irvin Isaac were Sunday dinner guests of Jarold and Rhonda Koehn.

Last week's news:

Harry and Lela Wedel and other Wedel family members attended the wedding Sunday of Jamie Leigh Koehn and Matt Logan Koehn at United Center Church, near Galva. She is the granddaughter of Harry and Lela. Parents of the couple are Kelly and Karleen Koehn and Randy and Darlene Koehn. The couple will make their home at Galva.

Teachers, with the help of students and parents of Cottonwood Grove School, prepared a Mexican supper Wednesday evening for the parents and grandparents. The children decorated and served as waiters. The evening was enjoyed by all.

Linda Wedel spent some time last week with her mother who was seriously ill at Fredonia Regional Hospital.

John and Ethel Steiner hosted a basket dinner Sunday at the school. This was for Matt and Rochelle Mahoffey and family of California, who are visiting in the area.

Guests for Sunday dinner in the home of Warren and Jane Unruh of Lehigh were Clayton and Betty Wiebe, Henry Redger, Merlin and Karletta Wiebe and girls, Rhonda Davis, and Sarah Peachy.

Mark and Barb Unruh hosted a waffle supper Wednesday evening for Gordon and Elaine Stutzman of Twin Falls, Idaho, Chad and Hillary Stutzman and Braedan of Hutchinson, Katelin Unruh of Hesston, and Teal Stutzman of Hillsboro. Gordon (Barb's brother) and Elaine were spending some time with son Chad and family to get acquainted with their new grandson.

Marcella Unruh and Leland Kaiser were Sunday dinner guests of Bob and Priscilla Unruh. Marcella's evening visitors were Ron and Dora Unruh.