Spirit Lake News


Spirit Lake Presbyterian Church Worship Service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. FM Radio 88.1, Live Facebook. Adult and children’s Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. Pastor Dick Poppen speaks on KWAT radio Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Youth Group from 6 to 8 p.m. as weather permits.

April 27: Youth Group will meet at the Event Center in De Smet.

March 6: Potluck at 6 p.m. with a movie starting at 7 p.m.

On Thurs., Feb. 17, Illdena Poppen’s 93rd birthday was celebrated at Parkview Assisted Living with her husband Cork, son Duane, daughter Janice, sister Dorothy Haug, friends and residents. Cake was served. Illdena received flowers, many cards, telephone calls, good wishes, texts, Facebook messages and pie. Duane Poppen and Janice Stoebner joined Cork and Illdena for dinner at the center before the celebration.

Brrrr! It is cold! And that wind.

On Sunday, Cork and Illdena attended church at Spirit Lake where Illdena put her birthday pennies in the birthday bank, a long-time tradition. Ivan Poppen, grandson of Lee and Kathy Poppen, also added his birthday pennies.

Rev. Marge Brewton, Bryant, visited Thursday for Illdena Poppen’s birthday.


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