Birthdays, anniversaries take cake

Best wishes to Rosalind and Steve LaRose, who celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Best wishes to Rosalind and Steve LaRose, who celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Congratulations to Jan and Carson Rock on the birth of their baby girl, Brinley Marie, seven pounds and five ounces, March 7 at the Stettler Hospital. She’s a sister for Adison. Proud grandparents are Nancy and Greg Chick of Gadsby and Janie and Steve Rock of Botha, as well as great grandparents Lol and Janet Berry, Dan and Marie Barnec and Ilene (Rock) Stewart.

Frank and Eleanor Dahlgren helped great-granddaughter Kayla celebrate her fifth birthday on Saturday (her actual birthday was Monday) with Darcy,and Tammy Hronek and 11 family members for supper. Kayla entertained her little friends from playschool on Friday.

Eleanor headed into the Stettler arena on Sunday to watch Tammy, Kayla and Luke barrel race. Daughter Elva and Roger joined them from Innisfail.

Joyce and Bill Hansel enjoyed their great-granddaughter Shaya’s third birthday on Saturday (her actual birthday was on Friday) with 10-plus family members at grandma Sandy’s home in Stettler.

Happy 43rd anniversary to Smitty and Lavonne Smith, who celebrated with supper at the Otherside restaurant.

Smitty and Lavonne attended a surprise 75th birthday party for Gordon McLellan on Saturday night at the Erskine Hall, with about 60 friends and family. Gordon never suspected a thing!

Bingo is set for Saturday night. Cash and ham! Doors open at 7 p.m., and bingo starts 7:30. And the loonie pot will start at $50-plus. Come win your ham for Easter.

Word has come of the passing of Johnny Schroeder, who passed away in Edmonton at the Allan Gray Lodge. Sympathies to his family, Marie (David), Leigh (Bud), Carol (Torben), Leonard (Grace) and Doug (Melissa), as well as sister June Baird and Wilburt and Johnny’s nieces and nephews.

Johnny grew up in the Gadsby area, taking his schooling in Gadsby. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy, brothers Laddie, Nick and Hugh, as well as sisters Winnie Hansel and Ruby Bradey.

Funeral services were held on Monday at the Stettler Legion, with burial in the Gadsby Omega Cemetery. Johnny was 94.

— GADSBY/WESTWOODS


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