Sand Creek Chatter – 10-9-2013

Billy Messenger and his sons, Billy and Jacob moved to Sand Creek about a month ago from Coon Rapids, MN. They live in the Holte house. The boys enjoy spending time with their great grandmother, Joanie Williams.

Thelma Waterhouse attended the visitation for Pat Buhrow at the Burnham-Ours Funeral Home in Chetek on Thursday evening of September 26.

 Then on Friday morning of September 27, Thelma Waterhouse met Norman and Anita, Tom and Beverly Chase, John and Ella Waterhouse and Taylor as well as Norman and Norma Lund at Mary’s Café in Chetek for breakfast. When the group enjoyed a good family visit.

Judy Reetz watched Brayden Wolf of Elmwood’s 5th grade in the Youth playoff on Saturday, Sept. 28th. Brayden’s team won against Durand 24 – 0.

The Sand Creek ladies are busy preparing for Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 17, 18 and 19th.

Elwood and Nina Donaldson had family members from Fond du Lac visit them from Saturday, Oct. 6 until Monday, Oct. 8. They were together with other Donaldson family members in the area too. The relatives from Fond du Lac included: Justin and Julie Donaldson and William, Larry and Amy Donaldson and Dakota, Cory Donaldson and his girlfriend, Katie, and Derek Donaldson and girlfriend, Kathy.

Ingrid Rothenbeuler, Anita Jenson, Carol Anderson and Sharon Hoveland Dyste took a tour of the fall foliage on Tuesday, October 1st going north through Stone Lake to Hayward and Drummond. They enjoyed noon lunch at the Angry Minnow Restaurant in Hayward.

Dick and Elaine Clemmens recently returned home from a 7-day trip to Cheyenne, WY and a visit with their daughter, Joyce. Dick said they covered about 1100 miles. They arrived home on October 2.

Wesley and Deloris Paulson of Altoona, Mae Sparby, Jean Larson, Herb and Doris Tallman and Gene Peterson had noon lunch together at the Sand Creek Café on Friday, October 4.

Ron and Mary Keller were home this past weekend from Oct. 5 to 7 with Mary’s mother, Mae Sparby.

Carol Gustum attended her 67th Class Reunion from Colfax High School held at the Whitetail Golf Course south of Colfax. The Class of 1946 met on Saturday, October 5. There were 12 classmates in a group of 22 in all. Among classmates who attended with Carol were: Deloris and Wesley Paulson, Kathleen Wendlandt Werner, Pat Prince Sumstad, Phyllis Cardin Saurerauer, Joan Prince Melgaard and others.

Judy Horn traveled to Woodbury, MN on Friday, afternoon of October 4th to help her grandson, Jonathan Horn with his pumpkin sale. The monies raised from his sale of pumpkins, gourds, corn shocks and broom corn was donated to the Autism Society of Minnesota. The sale was a big success! Judy returned home on Saturday afternoon.

Lois Aasen attended the wedding of her son, Bradley Aasen to Jewel Conrad at the Cedarbrook Church in Menomonie on Saturday, October 6 followed by a reception at the Stout Ale House in Menomonie. Lois stayed in Menomonie with her mother, Anna Hoff remaining until next Wednesday. Her mother needs surgery during that time.

Karen Miller of Hagerstown, MD visited Avis Hanson on Tuesday, October 1.

Susan Carlson picked up her mother, Avis Hanson on Saturday, October 5 to attend her 60th Class Reunion from Chetek High School held at Red’s in Chetek. About 30 attended out of a class of 60 members.

To complete the day, they visited Lillian Hanson in Chetek after the Class Reunion and also visited Loretta Dalen in Chetek.

Inez Schrader attended the performance of the Lauren Society of Decorah, Iowa. About 35 men sang Norwegian songs and a few other songs. It was hosted by the Eau Claire Sons of Norway and held at First Lutheran Church. These men meet once a week. The director retired from being a director at the Decorah Iowa College. The accompanist was a senior girl at Decorah College. Inez said that it was one of the finest presentations that she has ever attended. This opportunity was on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Millicent Benson Myers whose funeral was conducted at the Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax at 11 o’clock on Monday, Sept. 30 with Pastor Bob Koepp officiating. Millicent attended church services at Independent Bible Church in Sand Creek when her health permitted. She will be missed.