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Sand Creek Chatter – 12-5-2012

Sand Creek Chatter – 12-5-2012

The New Auburn Community Choir will present a concert on Saturday evening, Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm at New Hope Lutheran Church in Sand Creek.

The Annual Christmas Soup and Sing will be held at the Olde School on Sunday, Dec. 9 with music starting at 5:30 p.m.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Otylia Zwadlo whose funeral service was held at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Chetek on Nov. 29, 2012. Taking part in the music were the granddaughters, Hannah Gustum who sang a vocal solo and Tessa and Abigail Gustum who played a violin duet.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Francis Piotrowski whose funeral service was held at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer on December 1, 1012 with Pastor Barb Koch officiating and vocal solos by Kenneth Nelson.

Toby and Judy Horn drove over to Woodbury, MN on Saturday to watch their grandson, Jonathan Horn play basketball

Lillian Hanson of Chetek and Avis Hanson spent Thanksgiving Day with Susan and Rich Carlson in Chippewa Falls.

George and Delores Vlcek hosted 17 guests for Thanksgiving. Those present were: Harold and Diane Vlcek and Scott, Brian and Deb Vlcek, Moriah, Briahna, Isaiah and Elijah, Bill and Karen Vlcek Noah, Georgia and Joey, Nathan and Amy Vlcek and Hunter and Rick Flynn .

Susan and Rich Carlson picked up Avis Hanson on Nov. 27 to go with them to celebrate Rich’s birthday.

Merline Rufledt spent Thanksgiving Day with her mother, Selma Lee in Bloomer.

Inez Schrader, Lynn Anderson, Lee and Charlotte Anderson chose Sunday to have Thanksgiving dinner together in Menomonie.

Rod and Carolyn Dahl had their family home on Thanksgiving day including: Julie Cyrus and Marissa, David and DeAnn Dahl, David, Andrew, Denae, Anna and Jaclyn.

Herb and Doris Tallman, Dan Dietsche and Mark Dietsche enjoyed dinner with Doris’ sister, Joyce and Bob Carlson on Thanksgiving Day.

Ray and Ardith Gilberts were dinner guests of Lynn and Teresa Gilberts along with Jennifer and Joe Carlson, Andrew and David, Kari and Matt Bergeson, Alex and Brady, Bill and Joyce Barten, Tony and Ruth Barten and son, Jake.

David and Shelly Rae, Sean, Megan and Kayleigh hosted dinner on Thanksgiving Day with the following guests: Kim Weiss and Matthew of Eau Claire, Mike and Diane Vaughn, Alex, Zachary; and Haley of New Auburn and Tom and Judy Vaughn. Tom and Judy also celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Thanksgiving Day.

Herb and Doris Tallman and Dan Dietsche went over to Medford last Saturday when the men installed a garage door for Joan and Dean Lindau. Assisted by Gus and Debbie Avenido. Roger Paulson made a visit to see Dean and Joanie one day last week that had made Dean so happy that he smiled the whole time that Roger was there.

Spending Thanksgiving Day at Louie and Judy Reetz’s home were: Judy’s children: John and Jacquelyn Welch and Jacob of Madison, Jacob Welch of Mpls. and Jamie Bowe of Eau Claire.

On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Tracey and Dave Cowley and three boys visited Louie and Judy Reetz and Merton and Kathy Cowley in Chetek while Dave participated in the Dave Busta Benefit.

For their 50th wedding anniversary, Rod and Carolyn Dahl went on a River Trip on a Cruise Ship down the Danube River going through the countries of Germany, Austria and Hungary getting off at various ports. They traveled from November 10 to 18.

Barry and Floy Ann Lofthus hosted Thanksgiving dinner at their home for: Richard and Kass Lofthus, Noel and Ellie, Paul Lofthus and Kendra, Wendy and Chad Lauterbach, Dalton, Michael and Kylee, Carla Culver, Halle and Lydia and Eric Lofthus.

Dan Nelson went to Sacred Heart Hospital by ambulance on November 26 and returned to Morningside Apts. on November 28.

Alice Omtvedt hosted Thanksgiving for all her family on Thanksgiving Day.

Family members of Thelma Waterhouse got together on Thanksgiving Day at the home of Allen and Bev Waterhouse.

Jerry and Becky Lofthus, Lacey and Lance spent Thanksgiving Day with Becky’s mom, Rose Jerome-Rud in Elk Mound.

After attending Fran Piotrowki’s visitation, Thelma Waterhouse and Lillian Wendlandt went to Tom and Judy Vaughn’s 50th wedding anniversary in Chetek at the Baptist church.

Lacey Lofthus has the honor of being a godmother to Natalie Ann Basina, the daughter of Alexa and Eric Basina. Natalie was bapatized at New Hope Lutheran church on December 2, 2012.