Congratulations to Bill and Jean Deutsch on their 60th wedding anniversary.
Saturday afternoon visitors with Sweer, Florence and Sharon Arends were Dean and LaDon Schmidt Boyden IA and Sylvester and Hike Harms of George IA.
Congratulations to Orvel and Karen Dressen as they celebrated 50 years in the Plumbing business.
Sunday evening visitors with Wayne and Diane Schweitzer were Katie Korthals, Joel Vis, Devin and Kenley from Rock Rapids IA.
Gathering at the Ellsworth Cafe for coffee recently were Fred Halverson, Yorba Linda, CA; Gerald and Ann Drenth, Lismore, MN; Paul DeBuhr and Skip Birkett, Ellsworth.
Gerald Pommer was a Sunday morning visitor with Jim Mulder. Gerald reports he is doing very well after breaking his hip this Spring falling on ice.
Elaine and Denny Klingenberg were Sunday afternoon callers with Jan Stoll.
Have you noticed how full of blooms the rose bushes are this year. This is the first year in nine that my bush is blooming. Maybe the Spring ice woke up the roots.
The official rain gauge reading at the Birkett household was 2.6 for the weekend. It seems the gauge works better now that it has been moved out of the shadows of the Maple tree.