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Sand Creek Chatter – 4-23-2014

There were so many friends and relatives who attended Dean Lindau’s funeral service in Medford on April 15 of last week.


The support for Joanie Lindau, Miahael and Lynn, Kyle and Britney, Dean’s mother, Marleen and sister, Lori was extra special and  for Doris and Herb Tallman was memorable. All of Joanie’s siblings were present that included: Debbie and Gus Avenido, Scott and Rachel, Dan Dietsche, Paul Dietsche and family, Matt and Courtney Dietsche, Mark and Ami Dietsche and children,  Cousins, Smiley, Carlie, Homer Doug, Al and Paul Madison and wife, Lynn came as well as Maxine Madison,  Gene and Bonnie Peterson, Karen Smith, Audrey and Ray Parrett, Rod and Carolyn Dahl, Judy Cabrera came from Colorado, as well as other close friends, Joanne (Kaylor) Frericks, Robyn Lee, Bob and Carol Dietsche, Cary and Rosalie Dietsche, Renee Stueland, Merline Rufledt and daughter, Jolene  and friends, Jerry and Sandy  Timm and perhaps more that can’t be recalled. Swanee Rasmussen was privileged to ride out with Roger Paulson and Sue Paulson.

Lillian Wendlandt spent  Easter week with her daughter, Marian Brasher and family.

Susan Carlson picked up her mother, Avis Hanson on Sunday, April 13 to enjoy dinner at Susan and Rich’s home in Chippewa Falls  Then shopped in Eau Claire after dinner  Upon their return, they met Angelo Edington, Blaine and Jeanie Edington, Terian, Maurice and Michael Edington to celebrate Izabella’s 7th birthday at the Pizza Hut in Chippewa Falls.

Tom and Judy Vaughn were Easter Sunday guests of their daughter, Kim Weiss in Eau Claire.

Family members came home for Easter weekend to the Doris and Herb Tallman farm when the children dyed egss on Saturday.

Glenn and Margie Anderson joined their Bethany Lutheran friends in Colfax on Easter Sunday for a pot-luck breakfast before their Easter morning service.

Harlan and Lana Anderson were dinner guests of their son and wife, Marc and Kristen Anderson, Isaac and Luke on Easter Sunday.

Ken and Karen Fetterly, Nolan and Nick from Spring Valley, MN spent Easter weekend with Gene and Bonnie Peterson.

Brian Vlcek  and family of Eau Claire and the Nathan Vlcek family came to the George Vlcek farm on Easter Sunday. Bill and Karen Vlcek and family of Eau Claire had been there on Thursday and all the family had been together on Friday to process meat.

John Jenson of Chetek and his fiancée, Carrie and her children, Emily and Cody were Easter  Sunday dinner guests of Anita Jenson.

All of Tom and Caryl Schoen’s family came home on Easter weekend including: Tammi Benson and friend, Jim Graser, Dawn and Jeff Teske, Alyx, Luke and Jake, Cory Benson and his fiancée, Rachel, Becca and Russ Wolf, Gracie, Maggie and Thomas, Bill Schoen and fiancée Kim and Paula.

Swanee Rasmussen joined the Tom Gustum family for dinner on Easter Sunday.

Troy and Becky Paulson and family, Aaron and Jenica Paulson and family and Lynn Paulson were supper guests of Dan and Debbie Paulson on Easter Sunday.

Sandy Anderson drove to Champaign, Illinois to visit her son, Aaron and his wife, Britney. Aaron received the James O. Smith Memorial Award at a banquet they attended.  The award recognizes graduate students in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics who are judged to be the most effective teaching assistants.