Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Lynn, daughter of Jeff & Denise, who graduated from the USD Medical School in Vermillion, SD on Saturday. Dr. Lynn will be completing her residency in internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. What an accomplishment!
This was a busy week for great-grand babies!!
Ray & Bette LeBrun are excited to welcome a new great-grandson, Colton Kyle. Colton was born April 30 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Mankato to parents are Kyle & Tina LeBrun of Lafayette. Proud grandparents are Steve & Cheri LeBrun, also of Lafayette.
Earl and Joyce Erdman have a new great-granddaughter, Ithica Ann. Her parents are their grandson, Jeremy Groenewold and Shasta Moran of Yale, SD. Ithica was born Monday, April 29th at Huron, SD. Grandparents are Nancy Decker and Carvel Decker both of Yale, SD; Daryl & Dana Groenewold of Brookings, SD and Leslie & Carolyn Moran of Illinois. Other great-parents are Leroy & Arlene Groenewold of Rushmore, Delphine Decker of Yale, SD and Colline Baker, Illinois.
Margaret Ae-Na Kangas was born on Friday, May 3rd to first time parents, Wayne & Nina (Lutmer) Kangas of Hibbing. She will be called Mara for short and her middle name is pronounced like "Anna" but is of the Korean spelling. Darleen Lutmer of the Adrian Cottages is the proud great-grandmother and Mara’s grandparents are Tim Lutmer of Alexandria and Julie Enger of Hibbing.
On Saturday, May 11th, McCall Heitkamp will be honored from 9:30-11:30 at a bridal shower in the Lismore Legion Hall. McCall is the bride-to-be of Will Lutmer and the daughter of Terri & Doug Petersen of Brandon, SD and Ray & Janine Heitkamp of Adrian. Everyone is invited.
Enjoying an evening out on Friday followed by visiting in the Bob & Cate Koehne home were Kieth and Travis Henning of Crested Butte, CO, Curt & Janelle Sieve and family of Adrian and Jerry Sieve of St. Kilian.
Deb Lutmer drove to Rochester to meet her sisters, Vicki Dew of Willmar and Carol Giroux of Wheaton on Thursday. Vicki had appointments at the Mayo Clinic. The city received 14 inches of snow and it was falling at a rate of about 1.5 inches per hour! Thank heaven for the tunnels that connect so many venues with the clinic; no driving necessary until it was time to come home.
The monthly meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be Wednesday, May 15th.. Members will be sorting the donations to the Fisher House.
This is the last week to donate to the “kitchen shower” benefiting the Fisher House. The Fisher House is a home-away-from-home for occupancy by veteran patients who are undergoing long term outpatient therapy and for family members or caretakers of veterans that are hospitalized. The Fisher House is located within walking distance of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Items needed include canned soups & sauces, plastic wrap, jelly, aluminum foil, microwave popcorn, personal care items, laundry soap, dish detergent, peanut butter, paper plates & napkins, hot cocoa mix, boxes of tissues, dryer sheets, paper towels, note pads and pens. Anyone wishing to make a donation may contact an Auxiliary member for pick up or call Avis Stoffel,
Congratulations to Lindsay Loosbrock & Ryan Henning, who were married at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on Saturday afternoon.
On Firday, Glenn & Jackie Wieneke attended their Grandson's Kindergarten "Barnyard Moosical" play. Joshua was a chicken. It was attended by lots of parents and grandparents. All the kids did a great job! They also ate lunch with Joshua at noon. On Saturday evening, Angie & Jonny Beek came to take Glenn out for a belated birthday supper.