Judy Koehn went to Wichita March 29 to pick up her sister and family, Cathy and Willie Bender and Weldon of Miffinburg, Pa. In the evening, they were supper guests of Vernon and Judy Koehn. Other guests were Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie, Dalen and Carolee; Kevin and Jan Jantz, Kaylee, Shauna, and Jesse; Rose Forgy; and Melissa and Ryan Isaac and Luana.
Norma Riggs of Marion called on Marvin and Sherol Nightengale March 28.
Josh and Ashley Wiebe, Seth, and Faith joined other family members March 27 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilferd Thiessen in Whitewater to celebrate Wilferd’s birthday.
Ronnie and Patti Gaines, Dusty Gaines and Ty and Kim Gaines and Brooke had lunch March 28 in Wichita.
Martin Voelker joined his family March 26 at the home of Al and Bonnie Plumber. They had a family dinner that evening at a café in Burns. Those attending included Al and Bonnie; Martin and Kayme, Alyson, and Abby; Hayley Bidwell, Austin, Aiden, Draven, and Raven of El Dorado; Todd and Shelley Plummer, Morgan, and a friend, Trey, of Rose Hill; and Kay Hall of Newton. The Voelkers returned home the following day to Nixa, Mo.
Al and Bonnie Plumber went to El Dorado March 28 and took Draven Bidwell out for his birthday dinner and shopping.
The community has learned of the deaths of Larry Andrews, Carol Schmidt, and Melinda Gaines.