Wednesday, April 15, 2008 The Oberlin herald 7A
The Oberlin herald —
Our Community Mary Lou Olson, society editor
Paul and Angela Corcoran were tained to Easter dinner on Sunday.
Easter weekend guests of their Guests included Shane and Kim
daughter, Maureen Corcoran of Elwood, Aidan and Owen, Sterling;
Newton. Additional guests were Tracy and Doc Uehlin, Chance and
Dennis and Crystal Maham, Hays; Callie, Oberlin; Sherri and Darren
Bridget Corcoran, Manhattan; and Macfee, Gabriel, Olivia, Kieren and
Regina Miller, Wichita. Emerson, Lincoln, Neb., and Dea
Willey, Arapahoe, Neb.
Tom and Carol (Maggard) Gar-
bacik of Philomath, Ore., were Easter weekend guests of Calvin
Wednesday overnight guests of her and JoAnn Ufford were Rob and
aunt, Ella Betts. Jane Rutherford of Berryton. Ben Bryan and Emily Ptacek
LaVern and Carolyn Burtis spent Easter Sunday dinner guests of
Easter weekend with Rainer and Sid and Cheryl Metcalf were Ei-
Kalli Hildebrand and family in leene Grose, Merald and Pam Van
Couple MARGE HARTZOG of Jennings (right) chose six quilts which were donated to the Hays
Winterset, Iowa. Vleet and granddaughters, Ravyn
District of the United Methodist Church in the Kansas West Conference by the quilters from
and Alyssa, Oberlin; Mark and Kim Lyle. She is on the steering committee of a new program which will help provide for dependent
Herschel and Jody Betts spent McConville, Brittany and Dylan, adults after a local disaster. Other quilters shown are (from left) Joyce Sumner and Margaret
Easter week with friends in Nor- Indianola, Neb.; Shannon Metcalf
Magers. — Herald photo by Carolyn Plotts
Program, women help others
man, Okla. En route they visited and friend, Shawna Lill, Danbury;
her cousin, Dorothy Hague, at her and Shad and Jody Metcalf, Bryson
home in Hutchinson. On Monday, and Seanna, Colby. Ravyn cel-
they stopped briefly to visit Odetta ebrated her ninth birthday.
Marietta. Her husband, Wayne, is Ben Bryan and Emily Ptacek plan
Gilbert Seck, a seventh grader By CAROLYN PLOTTS project will provide care for depen- training for boundary awareness,
improving, but remains hospitalized to marry Saturday, May 23, 2009,
at St. Patrick’s Catholic School dent adults following a disaster. elder care and disaster response,
in the intensive care unit of Debakey at the Trinity United Methodist firstname.lastname@example.org
in North Platte participated in the Mrs. Hartzog, a retired nurse, is she said.
Heart Institute in Hays following Church in Russell. Every week, seven women meet
Nebraska Destination Imagina- on the steering committee of the A class is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
carotid artery surgery. Parents of the couple are Floyd at the Lyle Community Building to
tion Affiliate Finals on April 4, in new program in the church’s disas- to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Jen-
and Dale-Marie Bryan, Farlington, quilt and recently they were able to
Kearney. His team placed first in ter response service, the Daytime nings United Methodist Church.
Easter dinner guests of Don and and Ron and Virginia Ptacek, rural make a donation of six quilts to a
the Private Destination Imagination Companion Program for Dependent Cost is $22.50 for a background
Lois Fredrickson were Brad and Russell. program started by the Hays District
Middle School Level and advances Adults. check, she said. Call Mrs. Hartzog
Gayle Fredrickson, Independence; His grandparents are Elaine of the United Methodist Church.
to the global finals in Knoxville in She said trained volunteers will for details at (785) 678-2664.
Carissa and Will Sanders, Salt Bryan, Oberlin, and the late Floyd Marge Hartzog of Jennings ac-
May. This is the first year a team be ready to serve any community in Giving to this type of project is
Lake City, Utah; Kristi and Gene Bryan Sr. Her grandparents are cepted the quilts on behalf of the
from North Platte has qualified for Kansas following a disaster, such as just a part of what the Lyle women
Gallentine, Jason Gallentine, Leia Flossie and Tony Malsom, Great program.
the finals. He is the son of Marsha tornado or flood, to care for depen- enjoy doing, besides just being to-
Depperschmidt , Kelsey Gallentine Bend and Collyer; and Phyllis Hol- The goal of the women: to sew
Seck, North Platte, and the late dent adults. This would allow the gether for a worthy cause. They said
and Caleb Peters. mes, Oakland, Calif. as many quilts, baby blankets and
Mark Seck. He is a grandson of regular caretakers to attend to the that their supplies for the group’s
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate lap robes as they can. And then give
Jeanette Miller, Leon and Connie business of getting their home back project come from recycled clothing
Sunday dinner guests of Mildred of Wilson High School and attended them away.
Miller of Oberlin, and Jerome and in order or rebuilt. they painstakingly rip apart. They
Holmdahl were Shani Guzan and Kansas Wesleyan University. She is The seamstresses are Margaret
Evelyn Seck of Olathe. “As far as we know,” said Mrs. use a mixture of polyester and cot-
her fiance, John Maybrier and son, a provisioning specialist for Sprint Magers, Kathy Van Meter and June
Kayden, Olathe; Lori Ayers, Caden Winning high in pinochle at in Kansas City. Jolly from the Lyle neighborhood; Hartzog, “this is the only service of ton. The only supplies the women
and Jordan, Kearney, Neb.; and Golden Age Center the past week Her fiance graduated from De- Evelyn Jensen, Ivy Rolland and its kind in the United States, perhaps buy are quilt batting and thread.
Mike and Janeil Jensen. were Max Carman, Henry Edgett, catur Community High School in Joyce Sumner from Norton; and in the world.” Everyone seems to know what
Kelva Dryden, Barb Solko, Ardis Oberlin in 2002 and attended Kan- Veda Wood from Norcatur. She is one of four people on a their job is. Some “deconstruct”
Floyd L. Bryan and Bayley, Far- Roe, Veanna Carman, Elden Haas, sas State University. He is a billing Mrs. Magers said they have lost steering committee headed by Earl clothing, others cut fabric into
lington; and Ben Bryan and his Floyd Edgett and Dorothy Moore. analyst for Sprint in Kansas City. count of the number of quilts they’ve Carlson of Hays. squares or strips, someone else
There are about 40 volunteers arranges the pieces into colorful
fiancee, Emily Ptacek, Kansas Lows went to Neil Marshall, Do- completed over the years, but esti-
City, were weekend visitors of ris Fringer, Ivis Hanson, Floyd mates it’s in the hundreds. already trained in the Hays District patterns while still others sew the
Elaine Bryan. Edgett, Ardis Roe, Barb Solko and It’s also unclear how long this of the church, but there will always pieces together.
Dewaine Stapp. Pitch highs were project has been going on, but the be a need for more. Organizers hope To learn more about the sewing
Weekend guests of Gary and won by Floyd Edgett and Dorothy work has been a benefit to American that volunteers will be able to dedi- program or to make a donation to
Janell Walter were his brother and Moore with lows going to Elden troops overseas, people in shelters cate at least three days at a time to the work, call Ms. Sumner, (785)
his wife, Bill and Marilyn Walter, of Haas and Neil Marshall. Winning and Mexican-American ministries caring for disaster victims. She said 877-3451.
Eureka, Ill. They all attended funeral highs at bridge was Merle Shirley. in Garden City. volunteers would be rotated.
services for the men’s aunt, Helen Senior citizens potluck will be at The quilts they gave to the church Volunteers must have completed
Peter, in St. Francis on Saturday. 12:15 p.m. Sunday at the Golden
Rotary hears about Hawaiian ranch
Mike and Jacque Elwood enter- Age Center.
David Noren and Isabel Grafel
received top blue ribbons for their
New Arrivals piano solos at the Regional 4-H Day
held April 3 in Brewster. Program chair Warren Weibert an award to Mr. and Mrs. Weibert included the different styles of uni-
Blue ribbons went to Britta No- presented a program on the Parker for their contribution and support forms worn by both the North and
ren, illustrated talk; Elizabeth Ned- Ranch of Hawaii at the March 31 to Decatur Tomorrow. South and the many and different
Jonathan Dempewolf Oberlin; and LeAnna Schwab, land, vocal solo; Erin May, dance, meeting of the Oberlin Rotary Club Guests were Mrs. Weibert and flags of the various regiments, char-
McCook. Great-grandparents are demonstration and vocal solo;
Jackson Dempewolf Marion Dempewolf, Oberlin, and Hannah May, demonstration; Kade
at The Gateway.
He said that the ranch was found-
Jason Ketterl, a Civil War enthu-
acters who had a great part in this
historical period and the important
Jonathan James and Jackson Norma Helm, Indianola, Neb.
Grafel, instrumental solo; McKenna ed in 1847 but the story began when siast, presented the program at the roles of women. He also noted that
Michael Dempewolf, twin sons of
O’Hare and Sabryn O’Gara, dance; John Parker became friends with April 7 meeting. He was introduced one out of five soldiers that fought in
James and Gin-
ny Dempewolf, Tripp Alan Raile Nolan Wasson, Patience Carman,
Ryan May, reading; and Zach May,
King Kamehameha. He later mar-
ried the chief’s daughter and they
by Jay Anderson, program chair.
Mr. Ketterl introduced a different
this war was not born in America.
Kay Brown was a guest.
were welcomed Travis and Valisha Raile of Ober-
demonstration, vocal solo. had two sons and a daughter, thus perspective of the Civil War, which
home by their big lin are the parents of a son, Tripp
Red ribbons: Alexandra Water- starting the Parker family dynasty
brother, Justin. Alan, born April 3, 2009, at Com-
man, Emily Larson and Sabryn in Hawaii.
They were born munity Hospi-
O’Gara, ensemble; Elizabeth Ned-
March 27, 2009, tal in McCook.
He weighed 8
land, illustrated talk.
The ranch is one of the nation’s
oldest, with about 175,000 acres
Thank you to all who voted for
at the Camden
Lifeskills judging: Britta Noren,
C o u n t y H o s - Jackson D. pounds, 6 ounc- near the country town of Waimea.
me in the April 7th election.
first; Elizabeth Nedland, second; Mr. Weibert told about the opera-
pital in King- es and was 21
David Noren, third; Ryan May, tion, which includes 55,000 head
sland, Ga. Jona-
inches long. He
has two sisters,
fourth; Zach May and Erin May, of cattle that graze on 330,000 I hope I can live up to your
fifth; Hannah May, 10th; and Mi- acres of range. The ranch focuses
4 pounds, 1 Kariah, 12, and
ounce, and Jack- Alana 6, and a
chael Noren, 14th.
Photography judging: Ryan May,
on producing calves for shipment expectations.
son weighed 4 brother, Trenton, Tripp Raile to the mainland. Mr. Weibert said
pounds. Their 15 1/2 months.
second; Elizabeth Nedland and Erin
May, third; Britta Noren fourth;
he and his wife Carol have visited
the ranch. He also spoke about the
father is serv- Grandparents
ing in the Navy, Jonathan D.
Michael Noren, fifth; Emily Larson, management of cattle at the Decatur
are Bob and Deanna Castle, Oberlin,
11th; David Noren, 12th; and Alex- County Feed Yard.
assigned to the and Pete and Kay Raile, St. Fran-
andra Waterman, 14th. President Jesse Carter presented
USS Florida, a ballistic missile cis. Great-grandparents are Doris
nuclear submarine. Grandparents Fringer, Oberlin; Bob and Gertie Thank You
are Kevin and Teresa Kesterson, Zweygardt, St. Francis; and Ed and
Norfolk, Va.; Mike Dempewolf, Wanda Raile, Ozark, Mo.
Card Shower I would like to Thank everyone who
Supported, and Voted for me in
Leroy Wessel, Selden, will be honored with a The Oberlin City Council Election.
Thank You For card shower for his 80th birthday on April 25.
Please send cards to: Leroy Wessel,
Your Vote! c/o Rose Wessel, 806 Amber,
Oakley, Kan. 67748.
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