Austin, Draven, Aiden, and Raven Bidwell of El Dorado arrived at the home their grandparents, Al and Bonnie Plummer, on Dec. 23 and returned home Christmas evening. Martin and Kayme Voelker, Alyson and Abby came Christmas Day and returned home Dec. 27. On Christmas afternoon, they all were guests of Kay Hall in Newton. Other relatives also were guests. They got to see Todd and Shelly Plummer, Morgan, Dalton, Taylon, and Shelby Pyeatt.
Marvin and Sherol Nightengale called on Joyce Barker at Wesley Rehabilitation Center on Dec. 24. Christmas Day they were guests of Brad and Dianne Nightengale, Roger, Laura, and Casey. Charlie and Joyce DeForest also were guests.
Dusty Gaines and Ty, Kim, and Brooke Gaines celebrated Christmas with Ronnie and Patti Gaines the evening of Dec. 23. They were overnight guests and were Dec. 24 guests of Roma and Kenny Koehn in Galva. Dusty Gaines was an overnight guest on Dec. 24.
Christmas Day dinner guests of Lawrence and Lois Sayers were Bruce Sayers and Jessica, Sandy Sayers and Gunter and Sheila Liebherr of Andover.
On Dec. 21, supper guests of Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie and Carolee were Nathan Koehn, Vernon and Judy Koehn, and Joyce Kyle.
Josh and Ashley Wiebe, Seth and Faith, Curtis and Betty Wiebe and family, Jody Harder and Dakota and Melvin and Cindy Busenitz were pre-Christmas guests of Cecil and Jacque Wiebe the evening of Dec. 22.
In the evening on Dec. 23, they celebrated at the home of grandparents, Wilferd and Gladys Thiessen. On Christmas Eve they celebrated with their own family, Josh and Ashley. Christmas Day was spent with Bud and Liz Schwindt at Whitewater.
Joyce Kyle joined the Zogelman family Dec. 24 at the home of Bert Zogelman. On Christmas Day, she was a dinner guest of Bob and Becky Kyle, Brody, and Braxton along with Glenn and Betty Kyle, Dan and Robin Kyle, and Marion and Carolyn Rowland.
Marie Clark attended the family Christmas celebration at Cassoday on Christmas day. Gloria Handle spent the post-Christmas week with her. On Dec. 27, they went to El Dorado and called on Marie (Mrs. Bill) Clark, and Sonny and Joanie Clark. Hadlye Clark spent the day with them Dec. 28.
News was received that Larry Nelson survived a heart attack and had surgery at Kansas Heart Hospital during the holidays.