20th Century club meets
Seven members of the 20th Century Club met Feb. 28 at the home of Sherol Nightengale. Lois Sayers called the meeting to order. Members recited the collect and flag salute. Yearbook committee members were appointed — Marie Clark, Sherol, and Joyce Kyle. Dorene Kirkpatrick was appointed flower chairman. The club approved a $25 donation to Marion County Emergency Food Bank. Members shared events of the past months included quilting, family dinners, the birth of a great-granddaughter, and crocheting. Humorous readings and devotions were read. Dorene, Marie, LaVonne Ammeter, Norma Clark, Lois, and Joyce served refreshments.
Dinner guests Feb. 27 of Lawrence and Lois Sayers were Bruce and Melody Sayers and Jessica and Hayley Stewart of Cassoday.
Mary Langenegger and Joyce Kyle were guests of Glenn and Daytha Langenegger on Feb. 26 at a bluegrass concert in El Dorado.
Hayley Bidwell, Austin, Draven, Aiden, and Raven of El Dorado stayed overnight Feb. 26 with Al and Bonnie Plummer.
Norma Riggs of Marion celebrated her birthday March 1 at a restaurant. Honoring her were Marve and Sherry Nightengale, Sonny and Joan Clark, and Marie Clark of El Dorado; Marie Clark of Burns; Margaret Matz of Peabody; and Joyce Barker of Wichita. Diane Nelson of Cassoday joined them for lunch. After lunch, everyone but Diane went to the Nightengale home to visit.
Ashley Wiebe of rural Florence was involved in a farm accident Feb. 16. She was taken to a hospital with bruises and cuts requiring stitches. She was released that evening.
Marvin and Sherol Nightengale visited Don and Twylah Nightengale on Feb. 20.
Sara Wessel and Leroy called on Lawrence and Lois Sayers on Feb. 18. Lois and Sandy went shopping Feb. 21 in Wichita.
Dinner guests of Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie, and Carolee on Feb. 20 were Vernon and Judy Koehn, Nathan Koehn, and Dalen and Beth Koehn. It was a farewell dinner for Carolee who moved to Mifflinburg, Pa., to teach kindergarten.
Marie Clark went to Newton on Feb. 18. She visited Jennipher Stucky and went to the home of Martin and Peggy Vanderweg. They ate supper and went to a Newton High School basketball game. They watched Marie’s grandchildren perform between games. The next day, they watched another of Marie’s great-grandchildren play in a basketball game. Later they shopped and then went to Elbing to watch another great-grandchild play ball at Berean Academy. Marie came home Feb. 20.
Mary Langenegger hosted the First Mennonite Church senior supper and fellowship on Feb. 16. Those in attendance included the Rev. Arlen and Mary Busenitz and Emily, Dan and Alice Stucky, Esther Stucky, Howard Hess, Mike and Larry Spachek, Phyllis Mitchell, Greg and Zeola Langenegger, Gary Langenegger, and Joyce Kyle.
Joyce Kyle called on Kathleen Brenzikofer on Feb. 16 at Kansas Christian Home. On Feb. 17, Joyce attended a hospice meeting at Marion. Joyce, Evelyn Sidener, and James Olberding attended the Marion County Senior citizens board meeting Feb. 18 in Durham.