10 YEARS AGO
march 20, 2002
The estate of Elmer and Lottie Pritz has given a bequest to St. Luke Foundation of $103,942. The Pritzes will be honored with a memorial stone as part of the Tree of Life on display in the hospital lobby.
Central Park in Marion will reverberate June 1 with the food-time rock of 38 Special. The band will perform at the sixth annual Chingawassa Days.
The artwork of Marion teacher Jim Versch is currently being featured at Friendship Gallery on the campus of McPherson College.
The 50th wedding anniversary of Richard and Evelyn Bredemeier was celebrated Friday at a family gathering hosted by their children and grandchildren.
City workers Thad Meierhoff and Bob Raleigh prepared the soil and planted grass last week in the area west of Stone City Café. The green carpet will be watered by an underground irrigation system and should provide a pleasant contrast to the flag mural. A farmers market will conducted at the site during growing season.
Rob Rahe, current operations manager at Paulette’s Pork LLC located four miles west of Herington, was designated last fall as Kansas Pork All-American by the Kansas Pork Association. He was featured in the February issue of Kansas Farmer. Rahe and his wife Katie live in Marion where she teaches kindergarten. They have three children, Shayla, Justin, and Jarred.