The Ellsworth "Red Hatters" enjoyed a Christmas Pot Luck on Thursday December 12th. Marge Trupe, Ellsworth was the hostess. Those that attended the celebration were Lola Donth, Rock Rapids IA; Brenda Fenton, Judy Rosenberg, Marge Trupe Ellsworth; Annette Kemper, Worthington; Wilma Kruse, Adrian; and Sherrie Haken, Rushmore.
Mimi Schleusner, Rock Rapids, IA was a Sunday morning visitor with her mother Ruth Birkett and brother Skip Birkett.
Sweer, Florence and Sharon Arends attended their family Christmas gathering at Glen and Barb Arends home in Lester IA. Others present were Keith and Marvella Klaahsen, Sibley IA; Ervin and Lori Arends, Little Rock IA; Jessie, Heather and son Logan Postma, Valley Springs SD; Holly Arends, Harrisburg SD; and Doug Arends, Sioux Falls SD.
Visiting with Jim Mulder on Saturday were Albert and Johanna Korthals, George IA.
Word was received that Ron Boeding, Rolla, Missouri died on Saturday November 30, 2013. Ron leaves his wife Joan (Schweitzer) Boeding (daughter of the late Werner and Hilda Schweitzer) children and grandchildren to cherish his memory.