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									                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, April 15, 2008 The Oberlin herald                              7A
      The Oberlin herald —

      People in
   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

                                                                              to wed
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

                                                                              in May
                                                                                                                      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              carolynp38@hotmail.com
                                       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

                                                                              place high
   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.

                                                                              at regionals
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-
                                                                                                                                                              Ann Anderson.
                                                                                                                                                                 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-
than weighed
                                 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rob McFee
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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bill Riedel
                                                                                       Please send cards to: Leroy Wessel,
             Your Vote!                                                                   c/o Rose Wessel, 806 Amber,
                                                                                               Oakley, Kan. 67748.
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