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july 14, 1993
A 100th anniversary of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tampa, will be celebrated July 24-25. Events will begin July 24 with the ringing of the old bell at 6 p.m.
The addition to St. Luke Living Center is nearing completion. It is anticipated furniture for the expansion will arrive Friday and that residents will be moving into the new rooms by next week. The 14-room expansion is fully booked.
Rex Savage was elected president of the Marion Board of Education at the meeting Monday. Chris Costello was selected as vice president.
Construction of three regulation-size diamonds and a PeeWee diamond at Marion Ball Park on Stadium Rd. has been delayed due to the unusual amount of rain received this year. Estimated completion date was December with estimates now being that the diamonds should be done by early August unless the rains continue.
Family reunions reported in this week’s issue include those of the descendants of Dietrich Rempel and Aganetha Bergman Rempel, Louis and Emilie Schmidt Pagenkopf, the Gooding family, and the Burkholder family.
Erna Mae Yeagley thinks people must be getting tired of hearing about it, but the American Red Cross is proud she has donated 20 gallons of blood in her lifetime. Volunteer Donna Kreutziger is pictured presenting Yeagley with a pin Friday during the Marion blood drive.
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