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!JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Oak-White Alumni meet and White Rock High Alumni Banquet was May 24 White Rock Gym, with 110 roll call. the meal, the business was conducted by Glennys m for 2003. Oldest was Geneva Garman, 1928. Classes of 1943, 1948, 1954 and 1963 were honored. graduating class was repre- , grin Garman, Sheree Kriley eS. !one volunteered for the corn- the next event, so sign up circulated. Names submit- ane, Wayne Fogo, IWoerner, Paul and Judith Pettit, Rex Paul and Sonya McCune agreed to act as coor- Is provided by the )uartet of Curtis, Kennit, Jeffery and John Dillon. billon accompanied. ~e " venmg concluded with group g of "Green and White" led by attending were Irma Shirley George Spink, Alice Shirley Howe Gering, chols, Allene Meyer S, Verle Hodges, Violet Alexander ~,Milford Ost, Alan Pettit, Reece Winifred Dillon Steve Dillon, Cecilia i Kennedy, Nadine Miller Coo- Stevenson Michael, John , Martha Hoard Olson, Bob McCune, Faye Pettit D. Brown, Cheryl Fogo Bob Lockwood, Joan Fogo Iva Lee Mullins Payne, Blew Patten, Melba Blew Pauline Figgins Mills. Bet- ters Suchsland, Ardean Jeffery, Marilyn Ruth Stevenson, Dick Beanblossom Silsby, E. Decker, Edythe Silsby Vida Smullins Knight, Emer- Wendel Craighead, Nelson LaVae Glover, Ruth Pierce , Jean D. Fearing, Warner Winslow, Earl Doretta Warner ~yd Silsby, Barbara Lewis Jeffery, Letha Parsons Bud Lewis, Beryl Geneva Stanton Garman, Sberee Kriley, Sanda Larry Gillett, Lonnie uckley, Randy Fearing, Kary w, Janet Dee Fulks, Carol Max Ten'ill, Beth Jeffery, Maurice Jeffery, Silsby Harris, Glen Warner, Marilyn Lewis Ins, Dan Garman, Vycke Garman, Alma Decker Judith McCammon Pettit, ' Foster, Loren Worick, Canfield, Iris Calahan Merle Blew, Jean Garman t.~yce Lewis Lewis Mann, Wayne y, Marilyn Brandon Jessica Barnes, Cheryl Ralph Rhoe, Jerry Joan Lockwood, Rex Paul, Myers, Gene Wester, f, Doris Blew Long, Fogo Barnes, John Dillon, Dillon, Homer Grubbs, McDonnel Grubbs, Gary Carol Korb Garman. Alumni High School Alumni was held at the Elks Lodge, on May 23, with 37 gradu- friends present. Wendell Intermill, and Clyde West died Year. Emma Fulton Booker, J and Vera Ross 'lor, Concordia, was attend. Mildred Shaffer also honored. , president, con- meeting. The pro- a short history of Webber The first year for 10th was 1901. Between 1923 there vOere 103 gradu- grade gradu- ere were 150gradu- 1924 anal 1941. High- for PTA anization in 1937 were also shared. attending were: Mildred Blackstone, Emma Fulton Les and Byrl Intermill Charles Graham, Don and Howard and Martha Ed and Carol Barringer Mary Ann Robinson, Roe, Dee Ross, Raymond Marvin and Joan Reed 1att Rothchild, Shirley Dale and Twila and Iva Marie Vera Ross Thomp- yan, Lela Gra- Marvin and Vera Gra- Nyla Crispin Webber, Reed Wilson. , Happy Wedding and Virginia Johnson From one of ~~r extra'daughters, G.D. Thursday, June 5, 2003 III I Births Joshua and Jamie McKinsey an- nounce the birth of their daughter, Emma Rose, born May 23 in Topeka. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Kent and Linda Wood, Mankato, and Janet and Alan McKinsey, Onega. Great-grandparents are Rose Ellen Th- ompson, Pine Bluffs, Wyo.; Bill and Shirley Wood, Mankato, and Delores and Vern McKinsey, Onega. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Shipley, Galva, announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Grace on May 27. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents are Melvin and Eula Silsby. Great-grand- mother is Avis Winslow. Couple feted with wedding shower A wedding shower was held at Burr Oak Nazarene Church annex recently for Dale and Pawnee Parks. Honored also were Jack and Myrtle Roe for their 54th wedding anniver- sary. Present were Marie Pinson, Mitch and Cheryl Woerner, Doris Woerner, Carol Garman, Janice McCutcheon, Sandra Franco, Larry Gillett, Robert and Lola Wilson, Gertrude Hancock, Krystal and Leon Love, Wendy Harris and Wanda Belden. A potluck supper with a decorated cake, made by Cheryl Woerner, and ice cream were served later in the evening. The earliest graduating class represented at the Athens-Ionia Alumni Reunion was 1928. Present from that class were Joe Cook, York, Pa., and Pauline Simmelink, Jewell. Class members from Ionia High School class of 1953 are Roger Fedde, Ionia,.and Kathleen Loomis Little, Cawker City. George Alcom, 1957 graduate of Ionia High School, and his wife, Pat, traveled the greatest distance--1,475 miles from Pasco, Wash.,--to attend the Athens-Ionia Alumni Reunion. Jason Boden and Krista Mooren Wedding Dance Brenda Flinn- DJ Saturday, June 14 8 p.m.- midnight Hardy Community Center Hardy, Neb. [l~4 Jewell Area-Wide Rummage Sale Friday, June 6,4- 8 p.m. I[ Saturday, June 7 8 to noon Jewell Community Center * Jewell, Kan. All proceeds go to the Jewell summer ~~ baseball and softball program!!! If you have items to donate, contact: Thelnu~ Shelton at 785-428-3549 or Deb Bohnert at 785-428-3670 Notice of Recall We have learned some copies of Prairie Jewels, the history of Jewell County schools, churches and cemeteries, distributed Memorial weekend may have duplicate or missing pages. Incomplete books may be returned for repair to the authors or the offices of the Jewell County Record or The Superior Express. We regret the inconvenience Jewell County Friendship Meals June 9 through June 13 Monday: Salisbury steak, gravy, baked potato, spinach, garlic bread, blushing pears. Tuesday: Ribette on bun, creamed potato, corn and pimento, orange juice, gelatin. Wednesday: Roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauli- flower, wheat roll, peach crisp. Thursday: Taco salad, fresh veg- etables, pineapple, chocolate chip cookie. Friday: Oven fried chicken, pota- toes, gravy, green bean plaki, wheat roll, fresh strawberries. Meals delivered by Catholic Ionia alumnus, 93, drives to reunion from Pennsylvania Joe Cook, Ionia Class of '28, not only attended the school alumni event Sunday, May 25, but drove, with his wife Gwen, from their York, Pa., home. Cook and Pauline Brinkworth Simmelink, Jeweil, represented the class of 1928, the earliest represented, at the alumni event. Recognition was given to the class of,1953, represented by Kathleen Loomis Little, Cawker City, and Roger Fedde. Ionia. There were 10 in the class and an additional gathering is planned for Oct.4, 20003 in Ionia. Opal Broyles Loomis, Jewell, rep- resented the class of 1929. Margarite Miles, class of 1929, was the oldest graduate attending from Athens High School. The most recent graduating class, 1957, was represented by Karen Loomis Moyer, Ionia, and George Alcorn, Washington State. The graduate coming the farthest to attend was George Alcorn and his wife Pat, who traveled 1,475 miles from Pasco, Wash. Arvid McFarland~ who attended with the Athens Alumni, said he was so happy to see George A166"rn in at- t6"ndance. McFarland taught Ionia Jun- ior High and had George as a student. He said George was the first student basketball l~layer in this area to use the jump shot. He said he was asked by another coach why he was letting George use this shot, and he said he told the man he wasn't about to stop him, since George was maki.ng baskets count with it. Ionia Rural High School closed in 1960. Grade school continued until 1969. Love families get together in Esbon The families of Charles and Dor- othy Love gathered at noon on May 24 at Esbon for a potluck dinner. They went through old pictures, dividing them among the families. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Steve Love, Sarah and JR, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Mrs. Charles Simmons, Lainie and Casey, Alida, Texas; Amy Love, Ft. Worth, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer, Charlotte Love, Charlene .Hamlin, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Meyer, Ben and Marc, Holly Wriston and Shena Mixon, all of Wichita; Andrea Wheaton, Lindsborg; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Love, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Love, John and Mike, all of Belleville; Mr. and Mrs. Adam Baumbach and Marshall, Superior; Mr. andMrs. Butch Mahaffy, Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. Leon Love, Ina and Richard Rightmeier, Mankato; Mr. and,Mrs. Jim Love, Esbon, who hosted the occasion. United Church Women meet Randall United Church Women met recently, and in lieu of a program, they viewed the Barrett-Wood wedding video. Roll call was answered with made-up games we played in grade school days. Donations were approved to Pastor Terry and Mary Mayhew, Cookson Hills and Jewell Day Care. An invita- tion was received from Jamestown UMW to their guest luncheon June 12 at 12:30. Favors were approved for guest night and Ivah Hoard will make them. A baby quilt was put in the frames for the bazaar. Republic Alumni The Republic Alumni met May 24 at the Republic Community Center (the former school house). Registration began at 5:30 and a pot-luck supper was served at 7:00 with catered meat There were approximately 90 alumni and a total of 140 in attendance. Following the meal, the business meeting was held and the classes end- ing in 3 and 8 were honored by present- ing a carnation to each present. The 40 year class presented a plaque of honor of deceased class members; Nancy Charles Gabriel ~ind Linda Sankey Ward. Darlene Evert Jensen was elected secretary-treasurer fora three year term. Vice president will be Carol Petersen Levendofsky. President will be Pat Gunn Barnett. Next year's meeting will be May 29. The evening program concluded with" a fire work display in honor of Sadie Alma Graham Owens who was celebrating her 70th alumni and hosted by her daughter, Sandy Gouchner, and son, Clark Owens, and presented by Phoenix Fire Productions. PANCAK SAUSA 5tuPd , m.O'une 7 5-8p. School Dayz Cafe Ionia, Kan. Proceedsgo toward Jewell County Relay for Life Sponsored by the Shamrock and Shillelaigh team Please pick up flowers at Pleasant View Cemetery by Monday, June 16 Thank You- Cemetery Board i All flowers, wreaths and decorative rocks need to be picked up by S UND AY, JUNE 15 at the Esbon and Prairie Home Cemeteries Cemetery Board ATTENTION! All flowers, wreaths and any other items must be picked up by Wednesday, June 11 at the Burr Oak Cemetery I / I Aaron Broeckelman, son of Rod and Susan Broeckelman, Mankato, received his first Holy Communion recently at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Mankato. Father Allen Scheer, pastor of St. Theresa's, conducted the ceremony. Roe teaches short course on 'Antonia' My Antonia is coming to Mankato City Library in the form of a four- session short course, led by Bethany Roe, Mankato High School English teacher. Dates for the course are June 11, 18, 25. The fourth session is a field trip to Red Cloud in early July. Willa Cathcr, a native of Red Cloud, is usually ranked among the world's greatest novelists of all time. Roe has 20 years experience teach- ing the works of Cather and has guided trips to Red Cloud. The first class begins tit 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June I1 at the Mankato City Library. Participants need a copy of the book. For information about obtaining a copy, contact Linda at the Mankato Library, 378-3885. Diabetes support group meets Persons with diabetes in Jewell, Nuckolls and surrot0~ing areas are invited to attend the n~wly organized diabetes support group. Monthly sup- port groups will meet at Superior and Mankato, alternating the location each month. The first group will meet, Thurs- day, June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Guest speaker is Pas- tor Steven Little, Mankato, whose topic is"Living as a Christian with a Chronic Illness". Thursday, July 31 the support group will be available in Mankato at the Jewell County Hospital at 6 p.m. The topic, "Carbohydrate Counting Sim- plified," will be addressed by Kris Kindler, RN Director of Diabetes Edu- cation for Jewell County Hospital, and Lynette Hujltsinger, RN Diabetes Edu- cation Coordinator/'or Brodstone Me- morial Hospital. They have combined eflbrts to organize a "closer to home group for person with diabetes." The nurse educators plan to arrange a variety of speakers to provide useful information each month. Providing an optx~rtunity for people to learn from each other and share success and frus- trations is a prime goal of the support group. Huntsinger believes the support group is one more avenue for persons with diabetes to successfully cope with a chronic illness. "Many of my pa- tients of any age amaze me with the amount of effort and commitment they put forth to manage thei[" illness. It is my hope that they will find this support group helpful and enjoyable." There will be no charge lbr the participants. For more information, contact Kris Kindler, Jcwell County Hospital, 785- 378-3137, or Lynette Huntsinger, Brodstone Memorial Hospital, 402- 879-3281. Right! The chief lroubled with lhis coun- try is too darned many legal ways to steal. i7 II We would like to thank all our fri6nds and II II neighbors for their prayers, cards, food and kind words II 11 on behalf of our mother and grandmother, Hilda B. II WMueller. It was greatly appreciated. II II Leland and Thehna Mueller and families I! II Shirle!/ and Bill Rudolph and families II ~ Janet hnd Richard Lemon and families .~ .-'SJ~- Senior Citizens Discount Every Thursday Night Pan Fried Chicken "Best Fried Chicken In North Central Kansas" Closed Mondays Open every Tuesday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Open Wednesday ~hrough Saturday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and (5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Open Sundays (10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) THE JEWELL S. Highway 14 Jewell, Kan. 785-428-7999 Thank you for your prayers, calls, visits, cards and food while we were in the hospital and since returning home. Your thoughtfulness will not be forgotten. A special thanks to our family for seeing that our every need was met. We love you. Bob and Miola Griffeth Roses are red Violets are blue Some men are 40 And NOW so are you! Love from S.D. (Gotch ya/)