Sunday, December 21, 2008


Melanie Wittman and Carl Magnusson, both members of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, were married in an evening candlelight service at the church on Saturday, December 20th. The service was officiated by Pastor Laura Gentry. Hory Magnusson, great uncle of the groom, played piano for the wedding. Clare Wittman, sister of the bride, was the flower girl. Mothers of the couple served as scripture readers. Photos were shot by William Gentry.

The bride wore an elegant gown of an original design. The designer is a personal friend of Melanie's.

Mr. and Mrs. Magnusson's reception was held following the wedding at the Kerndt Brothers Community Center.

Congratulations, Carl & Melanie!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008


The Women of the ELCA had a Christmas party at the home of Jan and Mary Schweitzer on December 17th. They held a business meeting followed by a game, Christmas caroling and then they enjoyed Christmas cookies and other treats. Pictured left to right are Grace Ziegelmaier, Nancy Amble, Donna Reed, Mary Schweitzer, Sharon Kiesau, Gayle Bahlman, Pastor Laura Gentry, Donna Thran and Judy Schild.