Jerry Favero returned to Sand Creek on Thursday, 6/13/2013 after spending three weeks in Moore, Oklahoma with the American Red Cross following the Tornado of 5/20/2013.
He worked in a MARC (Multi Agency Resource Center) located at Westmoore High School providing replacement of lost medicine and medical equipment such as Nebulizers, CPAP Machines, Glasses, Hearing Aids, Dentures, Wheelchairs, etc. Much of this equipment was replaced at no cost to the victims of the Tornado. Jerry had one case where he talked with the mother of one of the children who died in the elementary school. It turns out that the boy died saving the life of another student whom he went to comfort as the Tornado was hitting their school A memorial site will be dedicated in his honor and he is being referred to as a true Hero, having made the ultimate sacrifice to save the life of another.
Library News: The Summer Reading Program, “Dig into Reading” will start July 8th. Sign up will begin July 1 The kids will be encouraged to read during the summer and participate in fun programs which will include gardening, building a worm-farm, caves, rocks, underwater animals, etc. Programs are geared to children 4-11. The C.H. Johnson Public Library is open M-W-F 10-5 and Sat. 9-12. Any questions contact the library at 715-658-1269. Remember Summer is the perfect time to visit the library and take out books.
Bob and Cathy LeFevre just returned from Evanston, IL. where the whole LeFevre Family remembered the life of a special lady, Bob’s mom, Gloria. All 8 children (and their spouses), 13 grandchildren (and their spouses) and great grandchildren came together with friends of the family at a memorial service which celebrated a well-lived and loved 92 years.
Anita Jensen, Carol Anderson, Ingrid Rothenbuehler, Claudia Wold and Midge Lord, traveled by train from Tomah to Chicago for a 3-day stay recently. They enjoyed the sights of Chicago and went to the play entitled “The Million-Dollar Quartet” which featured Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis, all discovered by the same producer. All 4 of these men were in the studio for a Jam Session on Dec. 4, 1956.
Maggie Timm, the daughter of Kelly and Clayton Timm, has been peforming with the Hydroflites Ski Team this season. They have been performing on Sundays at 5 pm and 6 pm.
Brody Killoren was on Riley Toufar’s softball team at Roselawn School that narrowly won the last game on Thursday, June 6th.
Sue Favero attended the annual board meeting for ASMBA (Armed Services Mutual Benefits Association) last weekend of June 7 and 8 in Nashville, TX she is a member of the Board of Governors.
Elaine Toycen, Orwin Sparby, Sue Favero and grandson, Kingston attended the graduation party for Rachel Demsky in Rochester, MN on Saturday, June 15. Orwin is is Rachel’s grandfather.
Joel and Karen Smith, Jack and Ryan visited at the home of Gene and Bonnie Peterson on Father’s Day.
Marc and Kristen Anderson, Isaac and Luke of Sand Creek, Beth and Adam Kirby of Augusta, Harlan and Lana Anderson, celebrated an early Father’s Day meal on on Friday evening, June 14 at Cara Mexicana in Chippewa Falls.
Bob and Mary Hanson celebrated Father’s Day by going over to Jim and Jessica Hanson, Nathan, Joshua, Camila, Roci and Angie’s home to have Sunday dinner with them.
Dan Nelson of Morningside Apts. went by ambulance to Sacred Heart Hospital on Wed. eve, June 12. He returned home on Friday, June 14.
Nancy Erickson was hospitalized in Eau Claire at Sacred Heart Hospital on Thursday, June 13 until Sunday, June 16.
Madi, Lexi and Joshua Hanson of Chippewa Falls and Nicole Hanson of Sand Creek were overnight guests of their grandmother, Jean Hanson on Thursday evening of June 13. They joined Lillian Wendlandt and Swanee Rasmussen at the Sand Creek Café for noon lunch on Friday, June 14.
John and Shirley Price of Kelso, Washington, visited Avis Hanson on Saturday, June 15.
Cindy Gilberts of Menomonie came to Sand Creek for the weekend to celebrate Father’s Day with her dad, Snort Gilberts.
Louie and Judy Reetz celebrated Father’s Day with Mert and Katjhy Cowley, Danny and Judy Cowley, Dave and Tracey Cowley, Trey; Reese and Brooks fishing in the morning and enjoying lunch together at noon
Susan Carlson, and her grandchildren, Isabella and Angelo visited Avis Hanson on Saturday, June 8th.