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umacher-Nielsen vows told ma Mae Schumacher and John es Nielsen were united in mar- Sept. 21, 2002 at Trinity :n Church in Ortonville. The oger Raebel officiated at the Parents of the couple are en and Reva Schumacher of Iville, and Butch and Peg en of Inver Grove Heights. was escorted by her ". She Wore a two-piece gown of satin. The top was v-necked and back; embroidered with beads and silver stitch- applique. The skirt was )leated, embroidery near the with a semi-cathedral train. COvered buttons were on the back and continued on to the Df the gown. ,n of honor was Ruth Strong, sister of the bride. Maid of f.Was Tami B.arnhardt, Sioux nend of the bride. Bridesmaids Chnssy Allen, Inver Grove Lts, niece of the groom and Willmar, friend of Fuld girla, was Amanda :her, Niece of the attendant was Tina Alexandria, MN. friend of :st Man was Bradd Bartels, , friend of the groom. were Lauryn Fulda, Joel Schumacher, of the bride, and Johnson, Willmar, friend of the bearer was Kenneth ide. Ortonville nephew of Usheret was Kim Steinborn, Henderson, friend of the couple. Ushers were Lee Schumacher, Milbank, and Ron Schumacher, Ortonville, brothers of the bride. Candlelighters were Alec Schumacher, Milbank, and Aaron Allen, Inver Grove Heights nephews of the couple. Music was provided by Nancy Templeton, LeSueur, organ and piano and Jennifer Tyrrell, Browerville, violin and vocalist. At the guest book were Dawn Bowen, Milbank and Susan Patton, Le Sueur. Flower pinners were Rita Harding, Watertown, SD, and Sue Magedanz, Huron, SD aunts of the bride. A reception was held at the Matador Supper Club in Ortonville. Assisting were Partor Bitter, Bev and Roger Lindholm, Jaci and Tim Woelfel, Donna Zubke, Bobbi Zubke, Autumn and Michael Allen, Stephanie and Ryan Schumacher and Alex Woelfel. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 2000 graduate of Ridgewater College, Willmar. She is employed at LeSueur Veterinary Services in LeSueur. The groom is a 1994 graduate of Simley High School, Inver Grover Heights and a 1997 graduate of MIM in Minneapolis. He is employed at Anderson Lake Hospital in Eden Prairie. Following a trip to Duluth, the couple is at home in LeSueur. news .By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg L 4 Weekend guests at the Ray .qk,e home were Alan Schuelke and Brian Schuelke of )x, SD. ;. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher -dding reception in of Wildung and Molly Hamstad at Shooter's in Milbank on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2002. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher visited Florence Rademacher at the Milbank Hosp on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among guests at the Larry Wildung home on Sunday, Jan 5 in honor of their daughter Megan's 8th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin K[rchberg of Bloomington were Friday till Saturday, Jan. 4 guests at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home and were Saturday, Jan. 4 dinner and afternoon guests at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mrs. Myra Schmieg returned home on Friday, Jan. 3rd after spending the Christmas holidays with her family in the Cities. Sunday, Dec. 5 brunch guests at the M.J. Kirchberg home were Fr. Bob Goblirsch, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg and Laura. Michelle Pillatzki of Steubenville, OH and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family were among New Year's Day visitors at Bernard Pillatzki home. Mrs. Julie Henrich visited with Mrs. Rose Schuelke at her home in Madison on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sis and family and Mrs. Marion Weber of Ortonville were New Year's Day guests at the Richard Weber home in Chokio. Sunday, Jan. 5 forenoon callers at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels and Robbie, Mr. and Mrs. Jason Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and family. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brehmer and Eric were Sunday, Jan. 5 afternoon and evening visitors and the M.J. Kirchberg home and brought a carry-in supper. Mrs. Steve Barr of Ortonville was an afternoon visitor. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and girls of Maple Grove were weekend guests at the Paul Volkenant home and also visited with her mother Marie Voikenant at Northridge. Alfred Volkenant was a Sunday dinner guest at Paul Volkenant home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel of Milbank were Sunday, Jan. 5 dinner and afternoon guests at the home of her mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Sam, Jacinta Seizer and family of Fairfax, IA spent Jan. 3 weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Joan Strei, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Abramowski and sons were Saturday afternoon and supper guests for their belated Christmas get together. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schumacher of Maple Grove were Saturday afternoon visitors. Mrs. Larry Weiderhoft and family of Madelia were Saturday, Jan. 4 and Sunday, Jan. 5 guests at the Lawrence Millerbernd home. Weekend Christmas guests at the Tom and Ruthie Schuelke's home were Julie and Curt Kunde, Nathan and Kyle of Milbank, SD., Geralyn and Paul Green, Ryan, Rachel, Jessica of Fargo, ND., Kristina Schuelke, Mpls, and friend Travis Kramer, Plymouth, and with Friday evening guests: Paul and LaVonne Schuclke, Ortonville,Wanda Schuelke,Milbank, SD., Kevin and Tammy Schuelke, Andrea, MacKayla, Milbank, SD., Duane and Pattie Schuelke, Big Stone, SD, William Schuelke, Aberdeen, SD., Jeff and Darlene Wilde, Chaska, Paulette Doney, Chaska and fiance Jim Anderson, Milan, Darrell Schuelke and daughter Sara Schuelke, Broken Bow, NE., Dean Schue.lkc, Jerome Schuelke, Rural Milbank, SD., and friend Pauline Karels, Big Stone City, SD., Nicole Doney, St. Cloud and friend Josh, Christopher Doney, Mankato, and friend Katie, Kendra Hanson and fiance Yanko Jordan of, Chicago, IL. DEPEND ON IT LASIK SCREENINGS Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003 Appointments begin at 10:00 AM "" '' ecti '  gySu,geo.s Madison Optical Largest team of surgeons in St. Cloud. You are invited to a Free Private LASIK Screening given by a Consultant from Centrasota aser Surgery, St. Cloud For Laser Vision Correction. Sponsored by: Madison Optical and Ronn McDaniel, OD Optometrist, Ortonville Ccntrasotd LmsEye Care Surgery 323 - 6th Avenue Madison, MN Join us and discover how laser vision correction can enhance your sight as well as your active lifestyle. ', Are you a candidate? Free Preliminary Screenings Financing Options for every pocketbook Call 320-598-7566 today to schedule an appointment. No cost, no obligation Ortonville news ] i Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Eileen and Dale Williams spent Christmas Day with Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Wanda Koepke from Milbank brought in the dinner. Christmas afternoon Dylan and Greg Koepke were there. The week-end of Jan. 3rd Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister from Blue Earth visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Monday, Jan. 6th Carlene Wittnebel and Deb Steuart visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze Dec. 22nd after church servi:es. Lavonne Perseke visited Emma Schwarze Dec. 22nd in the afternoon. Leo and Frieda Wellnitz visited Emma Schwarze on Christmas Day. Christmas Eve Day Melissa Johnson of Sioux Falls, Alice and Orrin Anderson, Brian and Jody Frevert and Darshell, and Steve and Michele Lund and Charlynn and Nickolas were all visitors of Amanda Jensen. Melissa Johnson and a friend of hers from Sioux Falls visited Amanda Jensen the week-end of Jan. 3rd. Dec. 21st Marlyn and Reva Schumacher celebrated Christmas with their family including Mabel Zubke of Waubay, SD; Lauryn and Jolene Schumacher and Amanda, Ryan, and Alex of Fulda; Lee and Cyndy Schumacher and Alec of Milbank; Ron and Tammy Schumacher and Stephanie and Kennith and Paul and Ruth Strong and Nathan all of Ortonville; Joel Schumacher and Kacy Woodward of Huron; and John and Anna Nielsen of LeSueur. Craig and Kippy Randleman and Emily flew to Las Vegas on Jan. 2nd to attend the wedding of Eric Randleman and Jessie Ryan. The wedding ceremony took place at 4:00 on the afternoon of Jan. 4th at the Troticana Hotel and Casino in the wedding chapel there. Approximately 16 people family and friends joined the happy couple for this very special event. The Randlemans then hosted a celebration dinner for the group at Harrah's Hotel. The Randlemans returned home to Ortonville on Sunday the 5th. Eric and Jessie will be making their home in Fargo. John and Anna Rothi had a early Christmas at Anoka at their son Curt and Linda Rothi's. Christmas Eve John and Anna Rothi's daughter Vicky and husband David Saeger and Nick and March from Dassel and Darold Saeger also of Dassel were overnight guests of John and Anna. Dinner guests Christmas Day were the Saeger family of Dassel, Hazel Gibson of Beardsley, Butch and Ione Gibson of Beardsley, and Bob and Bonnie Rothi of Ortonville. Sunday, Jan. 5th dinner guests of Hazel Gibson of Beardsley were John and Anna Rothi, Butch and lone Gibson, the Darin Gibsons, and Barb Thurston and Bjorne and Eric and Bonnie. Syl Pinkert's son Ron came for dinner and they spent the day together. Orlend and Irene Mathison, Brenda Mathison of Bloomington, and George and Deb Peterson and family of Canby spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at the Lake home of Orlend and Irene's son Brian and Stacy Mathison and family. Curt and Linda Mathison of Lino Lakes spent Saturday, Jan. l lth and Sunday, Jan. 12th at his parents Orlend and Irene Mathison. Bliss Gerjets spent Christmas and most of Christmas week with her son Dennis and family in Brookings. New Year's Eve several people including Bliss Gerjets celebrated at Muriel Sherman's. Mary Worrall went up to Fargo for Christmas to visit her daughter Kathy Wacha and husband and family. Twyla Hinneberg was in the Cities for Christmas. Twyla spent it with her daughter Beth of Hopkins and Twyla's other daughter and family Bill Broman and granddaughter Allison of Wayzata. Lorraine Schnaser and Gladys Brehmer had tea at the Dancing Bean. On Dec. 21st the Mike and DeAnn, and Clayton, Abigail, and Elizabeth Miller family of Mankato hosted the Brehmer annual Christmas. Gladys Brehmer along with DeRon and Sylvia and Isaac, Aaron, Matthew, and Jordon Brehmer went to Mankato and stayed for the night along with Tim and Deborah Wenz, and Dean and Dorette and Alexis, Rachael, and Jacob Clark along with Eric, Danita, and Tyler Born. Also in attendance were the Dean and Kimberly, and Brandon and Collin Brehmer family. Everyone of the family was present. Giadys Brehmer along with Dean and Dorette, and Alexis, Rachael, and Jacob Clark attended the children's Christmas program on Christmas Eve at Trinity Town Walter Church. Gladys went back home with them and had Christmas noon dinner with the family. Also present was Leona Clark. Lucille McFarland had tea on Thursday, Jan. 2nd with Gladys Brehmer at the Dancing Bean. Gladys Brehmer attended the noon dinner at the Big Stone Senior Center on Tuesday, Jan. 7th. Gladys Brehmer among others sang with the Community Singers at the Ortonville Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 8th. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Karels and family of Perham were Christmas Day and Thursday the 25th and 26th guests at the Roman and Shirley Karels' home. Mr. and Mrs..Roman Karels of Ortonville and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Karels of Odessa were dinner guests at the Nick Karels' home in Perham in honor of Brandon's 10th birthday on Jan. 5th. Audrey Smith and Edna Paaschc spent Christmas Day in the afternoon with Rena Bagne. Bruce and Evic Swigerd were visitors Dec. 31st at the Jerry Jorgenson's home. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson, Wayne and Fran Jorgenson of Paynesvillc, and Ryan Behm, who attends Concordia College in St. Paul, spent the week of Christmas lom the 20th to the 27th at the Nancy Bebm's home of Fort Collins, CO. Audrey Thomas of Oakland, CA spent five days at Christmas with her mother Edna Paasche. She spent the remainder of the week visiting her cousins in Glenwood. She attended a party given for Christie Pooler at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. She returned to Oakland on Saturday, Jan. 4th. Mr. and Mrs. Stein Paasche of Seattle, WA came to visit Edna Paasche on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27th and 28th. On Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Stein Paasche and Edna Paasche were entertained at a dinner at the home of David and Joanne Langseth of Ortonville. Roxanne Swezey of Minneapolis spent from Dec. 19th to the 28th with her morn Beth Swezey. Betty Jean, Connie, and Lloyd Sanders of Perham were supper guests of Beth and Roxannc Swezey Dec. 19th. Christmas Eve supper guests of Beth Swezey were the Wade Swezey family, Guy Block of Ortonville, and Brad Gabelson of Milan. On Dec. 23rd the Homerite tenants had a Christmas tea and it was well attended. The Homerite tenants helped Estelle Devenney celebrate her birthday on Friday, Jan. 3rd. Estelle's birthday is on Dec. 25th. Thursday, Jan. 9th Lloyd Rinke was honored by friends and neighbors on his 80th birthday at his home. Ann Schmeig and Lillian Ninneman went to Milbank to shop on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 9th. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Jan. 10th were Arnold Souba and LuVerne Swezey. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Are You Hooked Yet? Get Hooked With MidcoNet* High Speed Internet And Save! I The fastest Intemet in town just got even I I better! You get blazing fast speed, a constant I I connection, no tied-up phone lines and big i I savings on your modem when you get I I hooked before January 31, 2003. I I Call today and GET HOOKED] 1-800-888-1300 BUY MODEM & SAVE $148.90 2 Months Free Service (Reg. $299S/mo.) Free Installation (Reg. $49) Unlimited Access I I I I I | Modem pun:base price is 1129 (Reg. $169) Modem lease I I option o,lable lot | I0 per month. Modem purchase | I specialendslon. 31,2OO3.$erviceaOtavailab!ealloreas. I Some restrictions may apply, Deposit may be required. I % Midcontinent COMMUNICATIONS Sday, Jan. 14, 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 7 umacher-Nielsen vows told ma Mae Schumacher and John es Nielsen were united in mar- Sept. 21, 2002 at Trinity :n Church in Ortonville. The oger Raebel officiated at the Parents of the couple are en and Reva Schumacher of Iville, and Butch and Peg en of Inver Grove Heights. was escorted by her ". She Wore a two-piece gown of satin. The top was v-necked and back; embroidered with beads and silver stitch- applique. The skirt was )leated, embroidery near the with a semi-cathedral train. COvered buttons were on the back and continued on to the Df the gown. ,n of honor was Ruth Strong, sister of the bride. Maid of f.Was Tami B.arnhardt, Sioux nend of the bride. Bridesmaids Chnssy Allen, Inver Grove Lts, niece of the groom and Willmar, friend of Fuld girla, was Amanda :her, Niece of the attendant was Tina Alexandria, MN. friend of :st Man was Bradd Bartels, , friend of the groom. were Lauryn Fulda, Joel Schumacher, of the bride, and Johnson, Willmar, friend of the bearer was Kenneth ide. Ortonville nephew of Usheret was Kim Steinborn, Henderson, friend of the couple. Ushers were Lee Schumacher, Milbank, and Ron Schumacher, Ortonville, brothers of the bride. Candlelighters were Alec Schumacher, Milbank, and Aaron Allen, Inver Grove Heights nephews of the couple. Music was provided by Nancy Templeton, LeSueur, organ and piano and Jennifer Tyrrell, Browerville, violin and vocalist. At the guest book were Dawn Bowen, Milbank and Susan Patton, Le Sueur. Flower pinners were Rita Harding, Watertown, SD, and Sue Magedanz, Huron, SD aunts of the bride. A reception was held at the Matador Supper Club in Ortonville. Assisting were Partor Bitter, Bev and Roger Lindholm, Jaci and Tim Woelfel, Donna Zubke, Bobbi Zubke, Autumn and Michael Allen, Stephanie and Ryan Schumacher and Alex Woelfel. The bride is a 1998 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 2000 graduate of Ridgewater College, Willmar. She is employed at LeSueur Veterinary Services in LeSueur. The groom is a 1994 graduate of Simley High School, Inver Grover Heights and a 1997 graduate of MIM in Minneapolis. He is employed at Anderson Lake Hospital in Eden Prairie. Following a trip to Duluth, the couple is at home in LeSueur. news .By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg L 4 Weekend guests at the Ray .qk,e home were Alan Schuelke and Brian Schuelke of )x, SD. ;. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher -dding reception in of Wildung and Molly Hamstad at Shooter's in Milbank on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2002. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher visited Florence Rademacher at the Milbank Hosp on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among guests at the Larry Wildung home on Sunday, Jan 5 in honor of their daughter Megan's 8th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin K[rchberg of Bloomington were Friday till Saturday, Jan. 4 guests at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home and were Saturday, Jan. 4 dinner and afternoon guests at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mrs. Myra Schmieg returned home on Friday, Jan. 3rd after spending the Christmas holidays with her family in the Cities. Sunday, Dec. 5 brunch guests at the M.J. Kirchberg home were Fr. Bob Goblirsch, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg and Laura. Michelle Pillatzki of Steubenville, OH and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family were among New Year's Day visitors at Bernard Pillatzki home. Mrs. Julie Henrich visited with Mrs. Rose Schuelke at her home in Madison on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sis and family and Mrs. Marion Weber of Ortonville were New Year's Day guests at the Richard Weber home in Chokio. Sunday, Jan. 5 forenoon callers at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels and Robbie, Mr. and Mrs. Jason Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and family. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brehmer and Eric were Sunday, Jan. 5 afternoon and evening visitors and the M.J. Kirchberg home and brought a carry-in supper. Mrs. Steve Barr of Ortonville was an afternoon visitor. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and girls of Maple Grove were weekend guests at the Paul Volkenant home and also visited with her mother Marie Voikenant at Northridge. Alfred Volkenant was a Sunday dinner guest at Paul Volkenant home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel of Milbank were Sunday, Jan. 5 dinner and afternoon guests at the home of her mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Sam, Jacinta Seizer and family of Fairfax, IA spent Jan. 3 weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Joan Strei, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Abramowski and sons were Saturday afternoon and supper guests for their belated Christmas get together. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schumacher of Maple Grove were Saturday afternoon visitors. Mrs. Larry Weiderhoft and family of Madelia were Saturday, Jan. 4 and Sunday, Jan. 5 guests at the Lawrence Millerbernd home. Weekend Christmas guests at the Tom and Ruthie Schuelke's home were Julie and Curt Kunde, Nathan and Kyle of Milbank, SD., Geralyn and Paul Green, Ryan, Rachel, Jessica of Fargo, ND., Kristina Schuelke, Mpls, and friend Travis Kramer, Plymouth, and with Friday evening guests: Paul and LaVonne Schuclke, Ortonville,Wanda Schuelke,Milbank, SD., Kevin and Tammy Schuelke, Andrea, MacKayla, Milbank, SD., Duane and Pattie Schuelke, Big Stone, SD, William Schuelke, Aberdeen, SD., Jeff and Darlene Wilde, Chaska, Paulette Doney, Chaska and fiance Jim Anderson, Milan, Darrell Schuelke and daughter Sara Schuelke, Broken Bow, NE., Dean Schue.lkc, Jerome Schuelke, Rural Milbank, SD., and friend Pauline Karels, Big Stone City, SD., Nicole Doney, St. Cloud and friend Josh, Christopher Doney, Mankato, and friend Katie, Kendra Hanson and fiance Yanko Jordan of, Chicago, IL. DEPEND ON IT LASIK SCREENINGS Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003 Appointments begin at 10:00 AM "" '' ecti '  gySu,geo.s Madison Optical Largest team of surgeons in St. Cloud. You are invited to a Free Private LASIK Screening given by a Consultant from Centrasota aser Surgery, St. Cloud For Laser Vision Correction. Sponsored by: Madison Optical and Ronn McDaniel, OD Optometrist, Ortonville Ccntrasotd LmsEye Care Surgery 323 - 6th Avenue Madison, MN Join us and discover how laser vision correction can enhance your sight as well as your active lifestyle. ', Are you a candidate? Free Preliminary Screenings Financing Options for every pocketbook Call 320-598-7566 today to schedule an appointment. No cost, no obligation Ortonville news ] i Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Eileen and Dale Williams spent Christmas Day with Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Wanda Koepke from Milbank brought in the dinner. Christmas afternoon Dylan and Greg Koepke were there. The week-end of Jan. 3rd Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister from Blue Earth visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Monday, Jan. 6th Carlene Wittnebel and Deb Steuart visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze Dec. 22nd after church servi:es. Lavonne Perseke visited Emma Schwarze Dec. 22nd in the afternoon. Leo and Frieda Wellnitz visited Emma Schwarze on Christmas Day. Christmas Eve Day Melissa Johnson of Sioux Falls, Alice and Orrin Anderson, Brian and Jody Frevert and Darshell, and Steve and Michele Lund and Charlynn and Nickolas were all visitors of Amanda Jensen. Melissa Johnson and a friend of hers from Sioux Falls visited Amanda Jensen the week-end of Jan. 3rd. Dec. 21st Marlyn and Reva Schumacher celebrated Christmas with their family including Mabel Zubke of Waubay, SD; Lauryn and Jolene Schumacher and Amanda, Ryan, and Alex of Fulda; Lee and Cyndy Schumacher and Alec of Milbank; Ron and Tammy Schumacher and Stephanie and Kennith and Paul and Ruth Strong and Nathan all of Ortonville; Joel Schumacher and Kacy Woodward of Huron; and John and Anna Nielsen of LeSueur. Craig and Kippy Randleman and Emily flew to Las Vegas on Jan. 2nd to attend the wedding of Eric Randleman and Jessie Ryan. The wedding ceremony took place at 4:00 on the afternoon of Jan. 4th at the Troticana Hotel and Casino in the wedding chapel there. Approximately 16 people family and friends joined the happy couple for this very special event. The Randlemans then hosted a celebration dinner for the group at Harrah's Hotel. The Randlemans returned home to Ortonville on Sunday the 5th. Eric and Jessie will be making their home in Fargo. John and Anna Rothi had a early Christmas at Anoka at their son Curt and Linda Rothi's. Christmas Eve John and Anna Rothi's daughter Vicky and husband David Saeger and Nick and March from Dassel and Darold Saeger also of Dassel were overnight guests of John and Anna. Dinner guests Christmas Day were the Saeger family of Dassel, Hazel Gibson of Beardsley, Butch and Ione Gibson of Beardsley, and Bob and Bonnie Rothi of Ortonville. Sunday, Jan. 5th dinner guests of Hazel Gibson of Beardsley were John and Anna Rothi, Butch and lone Gibson, the Darin Gibsons, and Barb Thurston and Bjorne and Eric and Bonnie. Syl Pinkert's son Ron came for dinner and they spent the day together. Orlend and Irene Mathison, Brenda Mathison of Bloomington, and George and Deb Peterson and family of Canby spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at the Lake home of Orlend and Irene's son Brian and Stacy Mathison and family. Curt and Linda Mathison of Lino Lakes spent Saturday, Jan. l lth and Sunday, Jan. 12th at his parents Orlend and Irene Mathison. Bliss Gerjets spent Christmas and most of Christmas week with her son Dennis and family in Brookings. New Year's Eve several people including Bliss Gerjets celebrated at Muriel Sherman's. Mary Worrall went up to Fargo for Christmas to visit her daughter Kathy Wacha and husband and family. Twyla Hinneberg was in the Cities for Christmas. Twyla spent it with her daughter Beth of Hopkins and Twyla's other daughter and family Bill Broman and granddaughter Allison of Wayzata. Lorraine Schnaser and Gladys Brehmer had tea at the Dancing Bean. On Dec. 21st the Mike and DeAnn, and Clayton, Abigail, and Elizabeth Miller family of Mankato hosted the Brehmer annual Christmas. Gladys Brehmer along with DeRon and Sylvia and Isaac, Aaron, Matthew, and Jordon Brehmer went to Mankato and stayed for the night along with Tim and Deborah Wenz, and Dean and Dorette and Alexis, Rachael, and Jacob Clark along with Eric, Danita, and Tyler Born. Also in attendance were the Dean and Kimberly, and Brandon and Collin Brehmer family. Everyone of the family was present. Giadys Brehmer along with Dean and Dorette, and Alexis, Rachael, and Jacob Clark attended the children's Christmas program on Christmas Eve at Trinity Town Walter Church. Gladys went back home with them and had Christmas noon dinner with the family. Also present was Leona Clark. Lucille McFarland had tea on Thursday, Jan. 2nd with Gladys Brehmer at the Dancing Bean. Gladys Brehmer attended the noon dinner at the Big Stone Senior Center on Tuesday, Jan. 7th. Gladys Brehmer among others sang with the Community Singers at the Ortonville Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 8th. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Karels and family of Perham were Christmas Day and Thursday the 25th and 26th guests at the Roman and Shirley Karels' home. Mr. and Mrs..Roman Karels of Ortonville and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Karels of Odessa were dinner guests at the Nick Karels' home in Perham in honor of Brandon's 10th birthday on Jan. 5th. Audrey Smith and Edna Paaschc spent Christmas Day in the afternoon with Rena Bagne. Bruce and Evic Swigerd were visitors Dec. 31st at the Jerry Jorgenson's home. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson, Wayne and Fran Jorgenson of Paynesvillc, and Ryan Behm, who attends Concordia College in St. Paul, spent the week of Christmas lom the 20th to the 27th at the Nancy Bebm's home of Fort Collins, CO. Audrey Thomas of Oakland, CA spent five days at Christmas with her mother Edna Paasche. She spent the remainder of the week visiting her cousins in Glenwood. She attended a party given for Christie Pooler at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. She returned to Oakland on Saturday, Jan. 4th. Mr. and Mrs. Stein Paasche of Seattle, WA came to visit Edna Paasche on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27th and 28th. On Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Stein Paasche and Edna Paasche were entertained at a dinner at the home of David and Joanne Langseth of Ortonville. Roxanne Swezey of Minneapolis spent from Dec. 19th to the 28th with her morn Beth Swezey. Betty Jean, Connie, and Lloyd Sanders of Perham were supper guests of Beth and Roxannc Swezey Dec. 19th. Christmas Eve supper guests of Beth Swezey were the Wade Swezey family, Guy Block of Ortonville, and Brad Gabelson of Milan. On Dec. 23rd the Homerite tenants had a Christmas tea and it was well attended. The Homerite tenants helped Estelle Devenney celebrate her birthday on Friday, Jan. 3rd. Estelle's birthday is on Dec. 25th. Thursday, Jan. 9th Lloyd Rinke was honored by friends and neighbors on his 80th birthday at his home. Ann Schmeig and Lillian Ninneman went to Milbank to shop on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 9th. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Jan. 10th were Arnold Souba and LuVerne Swezey. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Are You Hooked Yet? Get Hooked With MidcoNet* High Speed Internet And Save! I The fastest Intemet in town just got even I I better! You get blazing fast speed, a constant I I connection, no tied-up phone lines and big i I savings on your modem when you get I I hooked before January 31, 2003. I I Call today and GET HOOKED] 1-800-888-1300 BUY MODEM & SAVE $148.90 2 Months Free Service (Reg. $299S/mo.) Free Installation (Reg. $49) Unlimited Access I I I I I | Modem pun:base price is 1129 (Reg. $169) Modem lease I I option o,lable lot | I0 per month. Modem purchase | I specialendslon. 31,2OO3.$erviceaOtavailab!ealloreas. I Some restrictions may apply, Deposit may be required. I % Midcontinent COMMUNICATIONS Sday, Jan. 14, 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 7