Lifestyle

Thu
08
Nov

Charlett Bruce celebrating 80th birthday

Birthday

Charlett Bruce will celebrate her 80th birthday with a come and go reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Methodist Education Building in Wilson.

Charlett was born Nov. 7, 1938. The reception is hosted by her three sons, Alan (Terri) Weinhold, Kenny Weinhold and Travis (Tonya) Weinhold and their families.

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Wed
31
Oct

Kelsie Lynn Volavka

Birth

Sabrina and Kevin Volavka, Argonia, Kan., are pleased to announce the birth Sept. 7, 2018 of their daughter, Kelsie Lynn Volavka in Wichita, Kan.

Kelsie weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Kelsie was welcomed home by sisters, Savannah, Daisy and Kodi, and brother, Bohdan.

Maternal grandparents are Brent and Christina Dolley of Argonia.

Paternal grandparents are Mike and Debbie Volavka of Caldwell, Kan.

Maternal great-grandparents are Evan and Lynda Burkett, Ronald and Dixie Hampton, John and Shirley Martinez, and Mitchell Dolley.

Paternal great-grandparents are Joe and BarBara Wright and Judy Siemsen of Holyrood.

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Wed
31
Oct

Homolkas celebrating 50 years with a reception

Anniversary

James and Marilyn Homolka of Ellsworth, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Ellsworth Golf Course, 900 E. Second St., Ellsworth.

James and Marilyn (Lank) were married Nov. 9, 1968 in the Immanual Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. James served his country for four years in the U.S. Navy from 1962-1966.

The Homolkas have a son, Ryan and his wife, Michelle. James and Marilyn especially enjoy their grandchildren, Sumner and Sophia.

James retired from CAV Aerospace in Salina and Marilyn retired from the Citizens State Bank and Trust Co. after 43 years of banking. They manage Homolka Grain & Supply in Ellsworth.

Cards of congratulations may be mailed to 1035 16th Rd., Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

Wed
24
Oct

Hannah Marie Lock

Birth

Alex and Kayla Lock of rural Wetmore, would like to announce the birth Sept. 23, 2018 of their daughter, Hannah Marie, at Community Health Care System in Onaga, Kan. Hannah weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brother, Aaron. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Mary Renyer of Sabetha. Maternal great-grandparents are Vernon and Phyllis Dolezal of Kanopolis, and George and Cleta Renyer of Seneca. Paternal grandfather is Tom Lock of Bern. Paternal great-grandmother is Kathleen Lock of Sabetha.

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Wed
10
Oct

Seiwert-Kennedy

Wedding

Emily Seiwert, of Great Bend, and Mark Kennedy, of Ellsworth, received the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony May 26, 2018 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Claflin. Fr. Daniel Scheetz received their vows.

Emily is the daughter of Bernie and Lisa Seiwert of Great Bend. Her grandmother is Pat Gerstenkorn of Great Bend.

Mark is the son of Kevin and Barb Kennedy of Ellsworth. His grandparents are Robert and Shirley Kennedy of Bella Vista, Ark.

Jill Holtkamp, the groom’s sister, was the cantor. Preston Sauers was the organist. Adam Seiwert, the bride’s cousin, was the lector.

Hannah Degenhardt served as her sister’s Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Nina Burton, Nicole Reiter, Morgan Hoffman, Lexie Brack, and Kaitlee Spray.

Brandon Rohr was the Best Man. Groomsmen were Tyler Bailey, Lucas Short, Jeremy Kootz, Ron Tenbrink, and Brad Barta. Ushers were Nicholas Mull, Brad Werner, Blake Nelson, and Torrey Elder.

Wed
03
Oct

Easton John Cunningham

Birth

Mark and Nikki Cunningham of Ellsworth are proud to announce the birth of their son, Easton John Cunningham.

He was born July 24, 2018 at Salina Regional Health Center. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are John and Rita Whitmer of Ellsworth.

Paternal grandparent is Malinda Cunningham, Ellsworth.

Maternal great-grandparents are Ron and JoAnn Whitmer and paternal great-grandparent is Marlene Wiles, Lincoln.

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Wed
26
Sep

Jeanette (Westerman) Larson will turn 60 on Sept 29th.

Birthdays

Please help her celebrate with a card. She would love to hear from former classmates and friends. Address: 1414 Shadow Lane, Dodge City, Ks. 67801

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Wed
26
Sep

Card shower for Elsie Hunter’s 90th birthday

Birthdays

The family of Elsie (Bruning) Hunter invite you to participate in a card shower in celebration of her 90th birthday. Elsie was born Oct. 5, 1928, to Reinhold and Anna Bruning in Ellsworth County. She married Errol D. Hunter Jan. 18, 1948. There were married 60 years until his passing in 2008. Her family includes children, Alan (Karen) Hunter of Lincoln, Linda (Brett) Siemsen of Ellsworth, Gale Hunter of Black Wolf and Karen Paden of Ellsworth. A birthday celebration will be from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the meeting room of the Research Center at the Hodgden House Museum. Cards may be sent to Elsie at 1204 Colorado St., Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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Wed
26
Sep

Betty Sells celebrating 90th birthday

Birthdays

Betty Sells is turning 90 on Oct. 1, 2018. An open house celebration is planned from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Pines, 911 Elizabeth in Ellsworth. No gifts; cards only, please.

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Wed
12
Sep

Surprise card shower for Mary Schultz's 90th

Birthday

Mary Schultz, Ellsworth, will celebrate her 90th birthday Sept. 26.

A surprise card shower has been requested in recognition of her special day.

Send cards and a favorite memory to 811 Elizabeth St., Apt. 110, Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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