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It has been brought to my attention that several WACO High School students helped pack food boxes for the food pantry in December. Seventy-five food boxes were handed out in the WACO Community.
And more Christmas news:
On Christmas Eve, Cathy Williams joined family members at the home of Mike and Jacki Williams, Alyk and Grant in Washington. Others present were Ron and Dorothy Allison and Sergio Regalado of Washington; Jason and Amy Wahlert, Morgan and Kade of Prairie City. The Wahlert's spent Christmas Day with Amy's mother, Cathy.
The Larry Love family gathered for their Christmas celebration on Friday evening, Dec. 31, 2021 at the home of Jesse, Betsy and Preston Lasek, rural Ainsworth. Present were Larry and Nancy Love, Crawfordsville; Sonya Love-Smith and Audrey Smith of Keosauqua, Kenny Kruse, Haskins; Tyler and Maggie Robertson and Kinsley of Mt. Pleasant and Wes, Lawson and Issac Love, rural Ainsworth.
Opal Reschly accompanied her daughter and husband, Cindy and Steve Butcher of Parnell on Christmas to the home of her granddaughter and husband, Melissa and Walker Evans in North Liberty. They were joined there by other family members.
Tom Olsen of Polk City joined his sister and husband, Pat and Gene Miller, Lance and Lindsey on Christmas.
Guests over the holidays in the home of Leonard and Clarissa Malmberg and Mark were Karen and Frank Genuardi of St. Augustine, FL. and Sharon Malmberg of Des Moines.
Dan and Linda Wiltfang celebrated with their annual cheese fondue tradition and opening of gifts at the home of their son and wife, Jason and Pamela Wiltfang, Bradley, Jackson and Ava in North Liberty. They all spent Christmas with Pamela's parents, Ark and Jan Wong in Cedar Rapids.
Christmas guests of Bruce and Jenny Kaufman were Iris and Bill Encke of Dubuque, Neil and Linda Kaufman and Dustin and Sonya Graber and family, all of Ankeny and Brandon and Ashley Kaufman and family of Des Moines.
Celebrating Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 26 with a noon dinner and gift exchange at the home of Carolyn Love were: Bruce Davis, Sonya Love-Smith and Audrey, Kenny Kruse, Wes Love, Lawson and Isaac and Tyler and Maggie Robertson and Tinsley.
Guests over the Christmas holidays in the home of Doug and Carol Steele were Carmen Steele of Omaha, NE.; Doug and Carrie Wilkerson and Emma of Center Point and Cory and Katie Steele, Kylee and Clayton of Crawfordsville.
David and Zola Cerka accompanied his daughter, Jolleen Cerka of Washington
to a Christmas brunch at the home of his son, David II and wife, Veronica Cerka in Cedar Rapids. Others present were Dylan Cerka and friend, Taylor and Tom and McKaylia Sturtz and Carter.
Spending Christmas Eve at the home of Larry and Donna Fletcher were their children and grandchildren, Brad and Carol Fletcher of Cedar Falls and Emma Fletcher and Ryleigh Reed of Osceola and Pam and Steve Green of Washington, Fletcher and Sam Green of North Liberty and Jacob Green of Des Moines.