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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 24, 2017

Brighton News

By Pat Remington, Brighton Correspondent | Sep 11, 2017

Joe and Marlene Stufflebeam enjoyed the company of their children. On Sept. 2, Bethany Horning with Chase, of Tiffin, and her niece Ava Stufflebeam, of Marion, visited for the day. They dined at Four Corners Café in Lockridge before Bethany returned home with Ava and Chase. On Sept. 3, the Sutfflebeams were visited by Chancey and Sarah Stufflebeam of Marion.

Tim and Rita Berry of Bates City, Missouri, surprised her mother, Winifred Fritz, by arriving on motorcycle the evening of Sept. 1. The Berrys left on Sept. 2 on a sightseeing trip to Wisconsin. They returned to Winifred’s home that evening. After attending Mass on Sept. 3, at St. Joseph Church, the Berrys left for Galt, Missouri. They were going to visit his parents before returning home.

On the evening of Sept. 3, a cookout was held at the home of Winifred Fritz. Those present included her children, Tony and Lynn Fritz of Brighton, Greg and Deb Fritz of Fairfield, and Joel and Mary Boatright with Bridget Hollingsworth of Fairfield.

Winifred Fritz was visited Sept. 4 by her son Joe and Lori Fritz with Sophia and Michael of Brighton. Michael is a college student in Ames and was home for the holiday weekend. They enjoyed the evening meal at Pizza Ranch in Washington.

Pat Remington met her sister Kathy of Chariton with friend Wayne, Sept. 3 in Ottumwa. They dined at Sirloin Stockade and enjoyed shopping that afternoon.

Pat Remington went to Oskaloosa on Sept. 5. She met her daughter Brandy of Waukee at Riverside II. They were joined by Pat’s grandson Cody and Mackenzie of Oskaloosa. Before she returned home, Pat, Cody and Mackenzie did some shopping.

Chapter AQ, P.E.O., held a potluck social meeting on Sept. 5. Seventeen members met at the Brighton Community Building. Their next meeting will be held on Sept. 19 at the home of Karen Schafer.

Gerald Pacha and Don Mottet from the Wayland Tractor Club were volunteers at Midwest Old Threshers. The day before, they helped move tractors and steam engines from the barns to the fields for display. Then on the day afterward, they helped move them back into the barns until next year.

On Sept. 2, Jean Frazer of Iowa City and Jennifer and Brian Phillips of Johnston met Gerald and Rosemary Pacha at Old Threshers. Ames and Aurora Phillips, the Pachas’ grandchildren, rode on Grandpa Gerald’s tractor and Uncle Maurice’s tractor in the parade. They also rode the train and the trolley, made rope, and fed the lambs. That night they got to stay in the camper with Grandpa and Grandma.

 

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