WAWOTA - Monique Myers travelled east for a few weeks in late August to visit with family, relatives and friends in Gatineau, Que.
She joined her sisters in attending Spirit Talker Shawn Leonard’s event held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa; it was a very moving experience. Her siblings also gave her a wonderful birthday party before she left to spend more quality time with her daughter Lisa, son-in-law Ken and granddaughter Alexis Hall in Brampton, Ont., before returning to the farm in time for the Wilson Old Tyme Harvest.
Congratulations to Josie Krausher and Dustin Schill who were married in Wawota on Sept. 3. Family and friends enjoyed the outdoor ceremony and the reception which was held at Doug Carpenter's farm.
Lutz and Annie (Westphal) Mattfeld of Killarney, Man., visited with family last weekend. This included Marie Vail and Carol Westphal at Deer View Lodge.
Roy Bortolotto and Barbara Wilkins travelled to Ontario from Aug. 14-31. They visited family and friends from the southwest to the eastern part of the province, noticing the excellent crops and appreciating the cooler summer weather.
Pat Corkish of Two Hills, Alta., spent last weekend in Wawota. He visited his mother, Saundra Corkish, at Deer View Lodge while here.
Visiting with Garry Dickson this past week were his niece and her husband, Glenda and Bill McKinnon of Orilla, Ont. They enjoyed several trips around the province before returning home.
Shirley Corkish spent Labour Day weekend in Brandon, joining Jeff and Owen Corkish. Owen was attending the hockey camp for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League.
A happy 25th anniversary to Scot and Deanne Jackson, as it was on Sept. 12.
Sympathy to Sandra and family, Rodger and Roy Lamontagne and Sheila (Gordon) Lonethunder and their families, on the passing of Vern Lamontagne. He died on Sept. 7 at the age of 80 years. A graveside service will be held at the Catholic Cemetery on Oct. 7.
Congratulations to Janelle Lamontagne of Brandon on the birth of her daughter on Aug. 18. She weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces, and has been named Kamrie Shae. She is a first grandchild for Eugene and Karlene Krupa and a granddaughter for Maurice and Arlene Lamontagne.
Several family members attended the 85th birthday party for Roy and Ross Petterson on Sept. 3. Ross's out of town family were Heather Petterson, Maureen and Clayton Augustine, all of Cranbrook, B.C., Nelson and Hannah Augustine and family, also of Cranbrook, Sheila and Jason Martin and family of Drumheller, Alta., and Marshall and Shelby Augustine of Three Hills, Alta.
The Petterson siblings were Gladys Nickforuk of Calgary, Alice and Jerry Dutcyvich of Porcupine Plain, Fay Silzer of Swift Current, and Arnold and Ruth Petterson of Edmonton.
A family supper was held on Sept. 2 in the Cannington Wing at the Free Methodist Church. This was a celebration for Ross and Donna's 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19.
Tammie Bunz held a crochet evening at the Wawota Museum on a Tuesday. There were eight participants.
Happy 75th birthday to Ron Hall. His big day was Sept. 9.