Category: Daily Life

Deaths (Week of Nov. 21, 2007)

Raymond Frey, 81   Raymond E. Frey, 81, educator and administrator, died Nov. 17 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral was Nov. 20 at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Goessel. He was buried at Tabor Mennonite Cemetery. He was born Oct. 23, 1926, to Edward and Augusta (Neufeld) Frey. On May 19, 1949, he was married to LuEtta June Schmidt, […]

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Wedding- Lightfoot and Westblade
Wedding- Lightfoot and Westblade

Wedding- Lightfoot and Westblade

LightfootWestbladeWedding.jpg Andrea Lightfoot and Paul Westblade, formerly of Hillsboro, were married Sept. 23 at the Shalimar Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas in front of their family and friends. The bride is the daughter of Mary Jane Luttrell of Horn Lake, Miss., and Mark Acheson of Memphis, Tenn. The groom is the son of Linda Schroeder of Atoka, Tenn., and Howard […]

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Engagement-Long, Enos to wed Dec. 22 in Wichita
Engagement-Long, Enos to wed Dec. 22 in Wichita

Engagement-Long, Enos to wed Dec. 22 in Wichita

Long_Enos-engagement.jpg Bruce and Jeanne Long of Clearwater announce the engagement of their daughter, Bryna Marie, to Mitchell Ray Enos, son of Daryl and Patricia Enos of Marion. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Milton Pitts of Gladstone, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Gene Long of Clearwater, Charles Kjellin and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Enos, all of Marion. The bride-elect is a 2003 […]

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Anniversary- Thurstons to mark 50th anniversary

James and JoAnn (Buchman) Thurston of Burdick will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children and grandchildren from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Elmdale United Methodist Church in Elmdale. A dinner for the immediate family will follow the reception at Grand Central Hotel in Cottonwood Falls. The Thurstons were married […]

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Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street
Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street

Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street

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Family volunteers from North Carolina were hard at work last week helping Plato Shepherd (foreground), pastor of the Cottonwood Valley Independent Baptist Church, renovate its new meetingplace. The young church recently acquired the building on the 100 block of C Street, which was originally built as a drive-in restaurant and most recently housed Bartel Insurance Agency. Shepherd said he expected more volunteers to arrive later in the week from North Carolina, where he originates. His assistants pictured here include his son and grandsons.

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Deaths (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Alexander Schwabauer, 94   Alexander P. Schwabauer, 94, a World War II veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart, died Nov. 12 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Faith Mennonite Church in Newton. The burial will take place at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at Tabor Mennonite Cemetery, rural […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Greetings from the Hillsboro Senior Center. We hope you will focus on your blessings, family and holiday to come. Come and bless us with your presence this week.

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Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)
Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Karl Reimer to mark 100th birthday   ReimerKarl100thBirthday.jpg Karl C. Reimer will celebrate his 100th birthday with an open house from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Bethesda Home. He requests no gifts.   ?   Muriel Christiansen to celebrate 90th   ChristiansenMurial.jpg Muriel Christiansen of Durham will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from […]

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Anniversary- Abrahams to mark 60th anniversary
Anniversary- Abrahams to mark 60th anniversary

Anniversary- Abrahams to mark 60th anniversary

Abrahams60thanniv.jpg Ray and Sylvia Abrahams of Hillsboro will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 with an open house at Hillsboro First Mennonite Church. The Abrahams were married Nov. 30, 1947, in Hillsboro. The event will be hosted by their children, Beverly Klein of Fort Collins, Colo., Kim Abrahams of Hillsboro, Rex Abrahams […]

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Engagements- (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)
Engagements- (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Engagements- (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Campbell, Rhoades to marry Dec. 15   CampbellRhoadesengagement.jpg Laura Beth Campbell of Wichita and Joshua Aaron Rhoades of Newton, together with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Don and Sylvia Campbell of Wichita and the granddaughter of James and Leta Beth Wheeler of Douglass and Charles and Mary Campbell of Winston-Salem, N.C. […]

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