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Big Stone City Gaff Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Clifford and Ileen Christensen are welcoming their new grandson Michael Charles Christensen. Adeline Overberg's daughter Barbara Johnson is here visiting from Phoenix, AZ. Sunday, June 23rd there was a birthday party for Barbara at Adeline's with friends and relatives. There were 21 guests. Tuesday, June 25th Barbara and Adeline went to Sisseton to visit relatives and friends. Sunday, June 23rd Harry Loeschke got his wife Lily from the nursing home in Milbank and went to Hilltop for dinner after church to celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary. From there they went home for a while. In the evening they went to Melvin Loeschke's on Big Stone Lake by Meadowbrook to celebrate their wedding anniversary and the birthdays of Nicole and Vicky Gully. Wednesday, June 26th was Harry and Lilly's 62nd wedding anniversary. Lula Hagen's daughter Mrs. Janell Johnson from Coon Rapids came Friday, June 28th to Sunday morning, June 30th to visit Lula Hagen. Janell also attended a family reunion at Willmar. Joe Angerhofer and Shizuko Takahasi both of Brookings were Monday, June 17th visitors at the home of Arlin and Verna Angerhofer. Joe also returned for a visit at his parent's home on Tuesday, June 25th and spent Wednesday and returned to his home Thursday morning. Julia Angerhofer of Brookings arrived at the home of her parents Arlin and Verna Angerhofer on Saturday evening, June 22nd and spent Sunday with them. She came for her mother's birthday which was Sunday. Also a Sunday afternoon visitor was Carolyn Monson of rural Big Stone City. Pare, Peter, and Noah Steinke attended the wedding of Josh Nelson and Kylene Huizenga on Saturday evening, June 22nd. Loretta Hunt has grandchildren visiting here from St. Louis, MO and Huron, SD. On Thursday, June 27th _Wade and Cindy Van Dover's old house was moved to the South end of Big Stone City to Kenny and Mary Ladwig's. There were a lot of onlookers all the way. Theresa Van Lith of Fridley was a week-end of June 2lst guest of Edith Van Lith. Virginia Karels visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge on Sunday, 180 turn out Kenny-O'Neill family reunion WILDER PAGEANT ALSO... 2000 GMC 1997 GMC 1994 Chevrolet 1993 Chevrolet Yukon IlL St T Su#ur#an St T Su#ur#an St T Su#ur#an St T Red/Pewter Maroon/Tan Dark Teal Black/Gold LEATHER 3RD SEAT REAR A/ell Mrs. Pat O'Neill retuned home Sunday evening after spending the weekend at" the home of Dennis O'Neill. They were part of the 180 family members who met at the Graceville Civic Center for the bi- annual Kenny-O'Neill family reunion. Mr. Charles Kennelly of Bellreca, MA was celebrating his 80th birthday. Mr. Philip O'Neill of Beardsley was the oldest. Master Jacob Hanson was the youngest. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin O'Neill of Roseville, CA brought the largest family. Family came to the Civic Center at 10 a.m. Saturday and spent the morning visiting, exchanging addresses. All were served a delicious ham scalloped potato hotdish, cabbage slaw and coffee, lemonade. After 1 p.m. dinner each older adult introduced their children and grandchildren. Several of the men played golf, had motor boat rides on Toqua Lake. Children eight years and less dug in the sand for pennies and other coins. Older members played kickball. At 4 p.m. Rev. William Kenney prayed the weekend Mass with music played by JoAnne Kenney. A delicious beef au jus was supper. Deacon Vernon Schmitz read the gospel. Many states were represented California, Iowa, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Texas, North Dakota, Colorado, Arizona and Minnesota. Kathy and Garth Clare came the farthest from British Columbia. Plans for 2004 Reunion were discussed. June 19 2004 was chosen as the date with committee volunteers from Mpls and area. Mike Swanson ch. The evening continued with each family picture taken. Many thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Mike O'Neill, foodcaterers, Laurie Haukas- registration, Dennis O'Neill, Master of Ceremonies. Peg Agar had all seven boys and wives here, Phil O'Neill had all eight children present. John and Rose Perra had all five present, Patrick O'Neil had all five children and grandkids. Helen and Ken Swanson had four children and l0 grandchildren. Music for dancing was enjoyed from 7 to 11 p.m. Pat also attended the 80th birthday party for Marjorie Wold Sunday. Also the 50th jubilee of Sr. Mary Joseph Sunday at the Graceville Hospital. Bridal shower set for Krista Lee An open house bridal shower in honor of Krista Lee, bride-to-be of Scan McFarland, will be held Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m. at the home of Art Lee. No local invitations are being sent. Questions, call Mindy at 839-3389. June 23rd and brought Sally and all the Catholic residents Holy Communion. Marie Volkenant of Rosen became a resident of Northridge the week of June 24th. Cheryl Athey, Abigail Shaw, Kristine Athey, Charles Grismer all of Sioux Falls, SD, and Brian Jewell of Elk Point, SD were Father's Day week-end visitors at the home of Elmer and Charlotte Atbey and family. Judy Frevert and Darshell visited grandma Amanda Jonson. The Big Stone arts and crafts summer rec program had an all nighter starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 24th. The students dressed up in formal clothing and had a carriage ride before having their formal supper. The all nighter included a bonfire, play practice, sculpturing, movies, dancing, and games. The students were picked up at 6 a.m. the following morning. It was held at the Big Stone School. Instructors are Elaine and Shelley Haggerty. Thursday, June 20th to Thursday, June 27th Ralph Loeschke was in McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls for surgery. Lavina Loeschke was in Sioux Falls with Ralph on Wednesday and Thursday. Ralph is now in the Ortonville Hospital for a short time more for recovery. Big Stone County comes through again The American Red Cross 72. There was one first timer. Bloodmobile was recently in th'ig Clinton's goal was 40. There were Stone County area. ;,,.32 presenting for donation with seven An urgent plea was out especially deferrals and one incomplete leaving "O" donors and the county came through and surpassed the goal. County wide the goal was to collect 215 pints and 231 were collected. The following local results were reported. Ortonville's goal was 70. There were 105 presenting for donation with 12 deferrals and three incomplete leaving actual units collected at 93. There were two first timers. Graceville's goal was 70. There were 84 presenting, for donation with eight deferrals and four incomplete leaving the actual units collected at the actual units collected at 24. There was one first timer. Beardsley's goal was 35. There were 48 presenting with four deferrals and two incomplete leaving actual units collected at 42. 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