GALATIA - St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia will hold a homemade ice cream social from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. Ice cream will be served and freewill donations will be accepted for homemade pies, cakes and cookies. Donations will be used for programs such as Christmas charities, Kans for Kids, Military Moms, disaster relief and the Family Crisis Center.
Jennie Frances Ueckert, 89, died Sept. 19 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born Aug. 3, 1924, at Stafford, to Louis and Frances (Krkosska) Reiser. She married Paul M. Ueckert April 21, 1945, at Ellinwood. He died July 16, 1995. A lifetime Great Bend resident, she was a homemaker.
Although the calendar says late September, weather has continued to be summery with continued heat and moisture. These conditions have prolonged the flea and tick season and with them, continued the risk of West Nile Virus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.