Lifestyle

Wed
02
May

Card shower requested for Bill Handlin's 90th birthday

A card shower is requested for William B. Handlin of Ellsworth, who is celebrating his 90th birthday on Sunday, May 6.

Cards can be sent to 503 Missouri, Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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Wed
25
Apr

Janzens to celebrate 65th with card shower

Leon and Mildred Janzen of Ellsworth will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary May 2.

Leon Janzen and Mildred Schindler were married in 1953 at the First Baptist Church of Lorraine. Leon is a retired farmer and Mildred worked for 30 years at the Lorraine State Bank.

Their family is requesting a card shower to help them celebrate this milestone. The Janzen children and their spouses are: Karen and J.V. Van Allen of Kansas City, Kenton and Angie Janzen of Lorraine, Susan and Mitch Nickerson of Grand Island, Neb., and Galen Janzen of Lorraine.

Cards may be sent to the Janzens at 408 E. Ninth St., Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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Wed
18
Apr

Weibert-Kubick

Russell and Jamie Weibert of Gypsum announce the engagement of their daughter, Callie, to Jake Kubick, son of Robert and Patti Kubick of Ellsworth.

The bride-elect graduated in 2011 from Smoky Valley High School, Lindsborg, and in 2015 from Kansas State University. She is a student at the state university of veterinary medicine and expects to earn her doctorate in 2019.

The future bridegroom is a 2011 graduate of Ellsworth High School and a 2015 graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in animal science. He works at Kubick Farm and Ranch.

The wedding is set for May 5 at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Lindsborg.

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Wed
11
Apr

Hanna Elyse Unruh

Cyleigh (Schultz) and Calvin Unruh, Great Bend, announce the birth of their daughter, Hanna Elyse Unruh.

Hanna was born Feb. 20, 2018, at Great Bend Regional Hospital and weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparent is Barry and Lisa Schultz, Kanopolis.

Paternal grandparents are Mike and Jessica Hanson, Hugoton and Tom Unruh, Great Bend.

Maternal great-grandparents are Vicki Wacker, Kanopolis, the late Gary Wacker, and Jr and Jolene Schultz, Kanopolis.

Paternal great-grandparents are Marilyn Farra, Goddard, the late Gene Farra, and Jim and Rosie Unruh, Great Bend.

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Wed
11
Apr

Jeremiah Leroy Wright

Lexi and Lance Wright are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jeremiah Leroy Wright.

Jeremiah was born at 10:40 a.m. March 9. He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

He is welcomed by big brother JL Wright.

Also welcoming him are grandparents, Rhonda Phillips of Salina, Joe Wright of Brookville, and Steve and Annette Wingerson of Smith Center; and great-grandparents, Mary Reitcheck of Hoxie, Ona Wright of Ellsworth, and Gene and Lois Phillips of Hutchinson.

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Wed
28
Mar

Emmy Rose Dlabal

Sarah and Darwin Dlabal, Wilson, announce the birth Jan. 29, 2018 of their daughter, Emmy Rose Dlabal, at Salina Regional Hospital.

Emmy weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

She is welcomed home by Kash, 2.

Maternal grandparent is Fred and Janet Seiler of Inman.

Paternal grandparent is Stephen and Carmel Dlabal of Wilson.

Maternal great-grandparents are Joe and Almeda Seiler, of Colwich, and the late Fred and Rosemary Dragastin who lived at Kansas City, Kan.

Paternal great-grandparents are Ida Dlabal of Wilson, the late Stephen Dlabal Sr., who lived at Wilson, Cynthia May, Tipton, and the late Arthur May who lived at Tipton.

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Wed
21
Mar

Birthdays

Card shower requested for Dick Mitchell's 90th birthday

Richard 'Dick' Mitchell will celebrate his 90th birthday March 23.

He has led a busy life. He worked for Pacific Railroad for many years, spent a lot of time fishing and on the golf course.

Cards may be sent to him at 309 E. 10th St., Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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Wed
14
Mar

Retirement

Please join us for a Retirement Reception Honoring

Mrs. Judith Wondra

30 Years Clafl in Independent Township Library Director

A come and go celebration with cake, punch, and snacks

Sunday, March 25th from 2-4 p.m. at the Clafl in Community Center 409 “A” Street – Clafl in, KS

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Wed
14
Mar

Engagement

Gerst-Miller

Robin Gerst and Jonathan Miller, both of Kanopolis, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Parents of the bride-elect are Jeff Gerst, St. Francis, Mo. and Darla Gerst, Altus, Okla.

Parents of the groom-to-be are Harvey and Allison Mikulecky, Kanopolis.

The wedding will be held at 3:30 p.m. April 21, in rural Kanopolis with a reception following at the Kanopolis Community Building.

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Wed
07
Mar

Anniversary

Celebrating 75 Years of Marriage Earl and Fern Kempke

All because 2 people fell in love
Cherished memories
Beginning March 6, 1943
Abilene, Kansas
Son of Robert and Myrtle Kempke
Daughter of Clifford and Stella Howard
27,394 days together
1 Blessed Family
4 homes
Two dependable sons
Two sweet daughters-in-laws
Two beautiful and fun granddaughters
Five handsome and helpful grandsons
Wonderful grandsons and granddaughters-in-law
Three great-grandsons
Nine great-granddaughters
Survived separation during World War 2
Life on the Farm and in Town
Many drives to Texas
Umpteen trips to Colorado
Trips to Mexico
Saturday night card playing with friends
Square dancing, boots, and petticoats
Harvest meals brought to the fi eld
Lifelong residents of Ellsworth County
March 6, 2018

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