Janice Stoebner, Sioux Falls, arrived Friday evening at the home of her parents, Cork and Illdena Poppen. She came to help decorate a float for the June 10th Celebration. On Saturday, Duane and Doris Poppen, Aberdeen, came to assist, also. Cork and Illdena Poppen rode in rocking chairs in the back of Duane’s pickup to complete their float recognizing the parade theme and Spirit Lake Church, receiving “Best Parade Float Theme.” Dianne Larson furnished the chairs.
Saturday afternoon, Stoebner, the Cork and Duane Poppens, Riylan Kleffman and Helen Stanley shared a noon meal at the Stanley meeting room. All returned to their homes Saturday evening.
A birthday supper with family and friends was held Saturday evening at the Derek Larson home in honor of their daughter, Gracie.
A committal service will be held Sat., June 27 at 2 p.m. at Spirit Lake Presbyterian Cemetery for Carol (Hendricks) Houlton. A light lunch may be served.
Monday morning a quarter of an inch was received. It helps, but the high temperatures soon cause very dry conditions.