Art and Lucy Gutsche were recent visitors to Kelowna, B.C. where they also visited with long-time friend Bill Kitt, who is now 87 years old and still living in his own home. Many will remember Bill from when he was an elevator agent for the Alberta Wheat Pool in Endiang.
Edwin and Nola Gutsche of Calgary spent the long weekend camping at their acreage at Webber’s Corner.
Lloyd and Audrey Hausher and guests spent the long weekend at their place here and did some work to their trailer.
Members of the Sorensen family spent the long weekend camping at Prairie Oasis Park near Sheerness.
Scott and Tara Johnson and their girls Natalie and Holly of Medicine Hat were long-weekend visitors with Doug and Deanna Johnson and also got to meet the newest member of the Johnson family, Lincoln, Steven and Carla’s new baby.
Ken and Eleanor Schultz spent a week camping at Westward Ho, Ram River and Pine Lake, arriving home on Thursday, and report no mosquitoes there. They were joined by Val Schultz and Judy Crawford of Calgary.
Get well wishes to Tammy Burns who is recuperating from a second surgery to her broken leg. She spent some time following the surgery with her parents Bill and Linda Smith.
Byemoor was a busy place on Tuesday as many folks attended the grand opening of Qwiktire and Auto Service owned and operated by Tom and Cindy Keith. The community is very fortunate to have this service once again, which also includes 24 hour pay-at-the-pump gas service, a first for Byemoor. Congratulations to Tom and Cindy on their grand opening and best of luck with this venture.
Clifton and Mickey Tucker were to Summerland, B.C. for the funeral of their cousin Pat (Tucker) Gauthier. They also visited another cousin Velma (nee Boehlke) Gore at Westbank, B.C.
Congratulations to Joni Campbell and Harley Hutton of Watts on the birth of their son Dexter Wayne on Sept. 7, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Congratulations also to first-time grandparents Bob and Janet Campbell and to the great-grandmas Agnes Sorensen and Shirley Campbell.
Recent guests of Sonny and Terry Gallant have been Terry’s son Barry Stauffer and his girlfriend Melanie Lussier of Montreal.
Congratulations to Jay and Rena Walker of Lethbridge on the birth of their son Cash William on Sept. 9 (a lucky day 09-09-09). Cash weighed 8 lbs. and 8 oz. and is also welcomed by big sister Londyn. Congratulations also to grandmother Dawn Walker.
Congratulations to Ben and Lana (nee Walker) Chitwood of Bashaw on the birth of their son Cooper Benjamin on Sept. 10. Cooper is a little brother for his twin sisters Emily and Sarah and brother Walker. Congratulations also to the grandparents Donnie and Joy Walker of Big Valley on the arrival of their seventh grandchild.
Mike Boehlke of Lac La Biche was a weekend visitor with his mother Marilyn Boehlke.
Get well wishes to Cody Scheerschmidt, husband of Alicia (nee Stulberg) Scheerschmidt, who is recuperating from recent surgery in Calgary.
The first day of kindergarten was on Sept. 15 and the four new little faces at school are Anika McDonald, Laurel Hutton, Ty Claypool and Ryley Mappin.
Byemoor school students have begun swimming lessons in Stettler for two days a week for the next three weeks and are bussed there by Erin Wilkie.
We send get well wishes to Vi Grams who is in the hospital in Calgary and wish her a speedy recovery.
There was lots of activity at the farm of Ken and Eleanor Schultz on the weekend as several friends and family gathered from Calgary and Hanna for a “wood-cutting weekend”, as they cut down trees and split firewood for the upcoming winter.
Some of the locals participated in the slo-pitch tournament at Linda Hall on the weekend. Congratulations on winning the A event.
Birthday greetings go out to: Sept. 20 – Morris Schilling, Sept. 22 – Morgan Grams, Sept. 23 – Rosemary Stulberg.