WINFIELD - Dorothy Mae Wesseler, 91, passed away June 4 at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. Born June 18, 1922, in Claflin, she was the daughter of Henry and Tillie (Riemann) Janke. On Nov. 18, 1945, she married Orville E. Wesseler. She was a homemaker, school lunch cook, and school bus driver.
William Joseph Robbins, 91, died June 7 at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born Oct. 15, 1922, in Coldwater, he was the son of George and Catherine (McFadden) Robbins. On Aug. 6, 1992, he married Nadine L. Lorimor in Las Vegas, Nev. She died Jan. 29, 1999. A Great Bend resident since 1989, coming from Tuscon, Ariz., and Comanche County, he was an accountant for H&R Block and farmed in Comanche County. He enjoyed watching sports.
Another school year has come to an end but that does not mean that learning has to take a vacation; especially in the area of nutrition education. With kids home for the summer no doubt your grocery bill will see a noticeable increase. It would be easy to fall into the trap of stocking up on the many processed foods on the market and feeding these to your busy family. But summer is a great time to focus on the "Why, When, Where, and How" as it relates to nutrition education.
The annual State Convention of Kansas Lions will take on a "Down Under" Australian International Flavor as they play host to Lions International President Barry & Anne Palmer, June 5-7, 2014, at the Four Points by Sheraton Convention Center in Manhattan.
Don and Carol Peterson will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a Come and Go Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on June 15, at their home in Macksville. Hosts for the event will be their children, Tom and Tanna Faulkner, Beth Irvin and Lynn and Jan Peterson.
Bill and Kay Linden of Ellinwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Linden, to Zack Vogel of Columbus, son of Kevin and Liz Vogel of Whitewater. Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Edwin and Alfreda Schmeidler and the late Clarence and Reva Linden. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Jane Debbrecht and the late Joe Debbrecht and Carol and Ron Vogel.
LeRoy and Jean Smith of rural Hoisington celebrated their 70th anniversary on June 5 at Lake Wilson. Joining them were their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their spouses. Their children are Connie and Eldon Schultz of Enid, Okla., Carol and Ron Polzin of Hoisington, Lee and Jane Smith of Concordia, Cathy and Gary McCurdy of Emporia and Roger and Dorothy Smith of Milton, W.V.
Troy and April Terry announce the birth of their daughter, Leighton Estelle Terry, on May 16 in Hays. She weighed 9 lbs. 3 1/2 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long. She has a two-year-old sister, Breckynn Terry.