Willie and Kathy Bender and Weldon of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania came to the home of Vernon and Judy Koehn Dec. 20 to spend Christmas. With Rose Forgy, they all gathered at Renferd and Wanda Koehn’s home for a Dec. 23 supper.
Tim and Sarah Bender of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania and Daryl and Linda Bender and Maci of Madrid, Nebraska arrived Dec. 24 to spend Christmas. They spent time at both the Vernon and Renferd Koehn homes. Christmas Day was spent at Vernon’s where Kevin and Jan Jantz and family of Kentucky, and Luanna Isaac joined them all.
Everyone gathered at the home of the Vernon Koehns on Dec. 26 where they were joined by Dalen, Beth, and Cody Koehn. Everyone left Dec. 27.
Renferd and Wanda, Lonnie, and Carolee joined Royce and Rachel Koehn of Jamesport, Missouri, Cherokee Koehn of Moundridge, Simon and Jenny Survila of Fairview, and Nathan Koehn at the home of Roland and Kim Koehn, Deby, Doug and wife, and Kayla for a family celebration Dec. 28.
Ronnie and Patti Gaines were guests on Dec. 21 at the Galva home of Kenny and Roma Koehn. Other guests were Dusty Gaines of Wichita, Shawn and Jean Gaines and boys of Galva, Kim Sutphin of Valley Center, and Ty, Kim, and Brooke Gaines of Madison. Brooke returned home with Ronnie and Patti.
Dusty Gaines, Ty, and Kim Gaines celebrated Christmas on Dec. 24 with their parents.
Ty, Kim, and Brooke returned home and Dusty stayed with his folks to spend Christmas Day with them and Kenny and Roma Koehn.
On Dec. 28, Ronnie and Patti Gaines went to Perry to celebrate with other Gaines family members at Sally Abel’s home.
Marvin and Sherol Nightengale were Christmas guests of Brad and Diane Nightengale, Roger and Casey, in El Dorado.
On Christmas Day, Lawrence and Lois Sayers had Christmas dinner for Bruce Sayers, Sandy Sayers of El Dorado, Tom and Esther Archer, Daniel, and Amanda of Cottonwood Falls, Gunter and Sheila Liebherr of Andover, and Roy and Sara Wessel and Leroy of Marion. Megan Sayers of Peabody and Jessica Sayers and friend Josh of Wichita called in the afternoon.
Marie Clark was a guest of Jen Stucky and family in Newton for a family Christmas celebration on Dec. 23. She spent Christmas Day afternoon and evening at the Clark family celebration in Cassoday. Amy Kool and family then spent the night with her.
Joyce Kyle joined the Langeneggers at the home of Mary Laggenegger for the family Christmas celebration Dec. 21.
On Christmas Eve, she went with Carol Callahan to the home of Bert and Scott Zogelman and joined other family members for a celebration. Kyle, Marion, and Carolyn Rowland were Christmas Day dinner guests of Bob and Becky Kyle, Brody, and Braxton.
Dorene Kirkpatrick attended the 100th birthday party for Opal Craney on Dec. 28 at the Peabody Methodist Church.
Daniel and Emily Unruh announced the birth of a son, Elliott James, on Dec. 30.