HALKIRK HERALD — Congratulations to Ken and Donna Godbersen who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last weekend. All their children and grandchildren were home, including Donna’s dad, Jack Fowler from Brooks, in addition to some extended family members and friends.
Sympathy is extended to the Taylor family on the passing of John Taylor, 62, of Red Deer. John is the son of the late Stan and Barbara Taylor. A funeral will be held in Red Deer on Saturday, Nov. 26 with interment of his ashes at the Halkirk cemetery followed by a time of visiting at the Senior Centre.
Sympathy is extended to Shirley Brodersen and family on the passing of her aunt, Luella Bird Drever. Mrs. Drever was a teacher in Halkirk for many years, She was 102 years young.
Jacquie Dietrich participated in the plus 55 floor curling bonspiel held in Wetaskawin last week.
Ryan Dahmer is curling on a men’s team with players from Red Deer and Camrose this winter. They placed third at a spiel in Fort St. John and head to High River next week.
The new fence at the cemetery was built in cooperation between the County of Paintearth, who did the brushing on the perimeter, the Village who paid for the materials and Shawn and Staci Charbonneau who provided the labour to build the fence. The work was completed by Thursday, Sept. 1. It wasn’t built to keep out either two or four legged visitors.
Upcoming events: Nov. 26 – Annual presentation of the Country Gospel Music organized by Pastor Jim Culham. Evening begins with a potluck supper at the Hall; Dec. 4 – Elks will be hosting the annual “Breakfast with Santa” pancakes and all the trimmings served from 9–11 a.m. A food gift for the Castor food bank would be appreciated. Don’t forget your camera for pictures with Santa.