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By Pat Remington, Brighton Correspondent | May 23, 2018

Pat Remington, of Brighton, with friend Nita, of Rubio, spent May 7 in Ottumwa. They met Pat’s sister Kathy, of Chariton, with friend Wayne, at Sirloin Stockade. Pat and Nita also visited Pat’s sister-in-law, Jenny, and family—Selena, Brad, and Shawn and Sarah, all of Ottumwa.

Joel and Mary Boatright, of Fairfield, spent May 6 at the home of her mother, Winifred Fritz. They were joined later by Mary’s daughter, Bridget Hollingsworth, of Fairfield.

The Altar-Rosary Committee met at St. Joseph Church in East Pleasant Plain on May 8. They made preparations for the tractor ride on June 8, which will go through Richland.

The Krony Krew Club met May 9 at the home of Kathryn Dickinson. Elaine Andeway, of Richland, was a guest. Bridge was played at two tables. Their next meeting will be hosted on May 23 at the home of Dorothy Miller.

Dan Callahan, with daughter Angela West, of Wellman, were on the honor flight to Washington, D.C., on May 15. They landed at the Reagan National Airport. They toured 13 monuments including the Vietnam Wall, the World War II Memorial, and watched the Changing of the Guard. Two people who served in World War II carried the wreath to be replaced at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They were delayed three hours on the runway before returning. They arrived at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids at 12:30 a.m. on May 16. When they arrived at the Eastern Iowa Airport, they were met by Dan’s son Damon Callahan, of Wellman, and Dan’s daughter Jacque and Mike Hesseltine, of Brighton.

Gerald and Rosemary Pacha celebrated Mother’s Day with their daughter, Jennifer and Brian Phillips, of Johnston. They got to watch their grandchildren, Ames and Aurora, at their swim lessons.

Joe and Lori Fritz treated his mother, Winifred Fritz, to the noon meal at Pizza Ranch in Fairfield on Mother’s Day. Supper guests at Winifred’s home that evening were her children, Lucy Dietzman with Branden and Malcolm, of Keosauqua; Mary and Joel Boatright with Bridget Hollingsworth and friend, of Fairfield; Tony and Lynn Fritz, of Brighton; and Charles Fritz, of Sigourney. They were joined later by Jane and Virgil Symmonds, of Fairfield. Winifred received phone calls from Rita Berry, of Missouri, and Greg Fritz, of Fairfield.

Pat Remington with friend Nita, of Rubio, spent May 12 in Coralville. They met Pat’s grandson Cody and Makenzie, of Oskaloosa, at Texas Roadhouse. After dining, they went shopping at Petco and Coral Ridge Mall.

Shirley Schooley, of Brighton, attended the 80th birthday party for her brother, Phil Speidel, of Mount Pleasant. It was held on May 12 at their family home. Special guests were his wife, Sandy, and their children, who hosted the party.

Chapter AQ, P.E.O., met May 15 at the home of Sarah Robison. Ruth Stacy was her co-hostess. Sixteen members answered roll call. Refreshments and the program preceded the meeting. Rick Fulton was the guest. Rick, who is from Crawfordsville, gave the program on his mission trips to deliver wheelchairs to foreign countries. Their next meeting will be held on June 5 at the home of Ruth Stacy. Carolyn Christner will be the co-hostess. The program will be exemplification of ceremony of initiation.

 

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