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Brighton News

By Pat Remington, Brighton Correspondent | Mar 17, 2014

Winifred Fritz was visited March 8 by her grandson J.D. Hollingsworth of Packwood with fiancée Becky Ritland of Fairfield. They were joined for the evening meal by Winifred’s son Tony Fritz of Brighton with friend Lynn of North Liberty.

Guests at Winifred Fritz’s home on March 9 included J.D., Tony and Lynn, and Winifred’s daughter Mary Stecker with fiancé Joel of Fairfield.

The Krony Krew Bridge Club met on March 12 at the home of Shirley Schooley. Their next meeting will be on March 26 at the home of Kathryn Dickinson.

Brighton Chapter AQ, P.E.O., met March 4 at the home of Arlene Fritz. President Marcella Loeffler opened the meeting in due form. Rose Jaynes served as treasurer and Elizabeth Gegner as chaplain. Beverley Kephart announced the slate of officers for election. Shirley Schooley installed the new officers who were present: Rose Jaynes, president; Marcella Loeffler, vice president; Joyce Wilson, recording secretary; Joyce Dunbar, corresponding secretary; and Louise Frakes, guard. Their next meeting will be at Virginia Brinton’s home on March 18.

Gerald and Rosemary Pacha attended the baptism of their grandson Ames Joseph Phillips at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Des Moines on Jan. 9. Brian and Jennifer Phillips are his parents. Following in the tradition of the children, grandchildren, and now great-grandchildren, Ames wore the special handmade white baptismal dress that his great-grandfather, Leroy Mineart, had worn in 1918. After the church services, the family, grandparents, godparents, and friends had dinner at the Machine Shed restaurant in Des Moines.

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