Archive for July, 2009

Cecil and Sandra Showers celebrate 40th Wedding Anniversary

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Saturday, July 18th at their home west of Lovilia Cecil and Sandra had a picnic and welcomed family and friends to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.  They remembered their wedding day as being 95 degrees but this year it was cool and pleasant.

Helping them celebrate was their best man, Bill Ballalatak and their three bridesmaids, Donna Beary, Linda (Kurimski) Franzen, and Murph (Slofkosky) Robinson.  Relatives as far away as Texas and Chicago came as well as many local relatives and friends.

May you continue to be blessed with love and friendship for each other. Happy Anniversary!

St. Peter’s Church Annual Parish Picnic Sunday, July 26th

Mass is at 10:30am followed by dinner at the parish hall.  The public is invited. Dinner serving begins at 11:30 am-1:30pm.  Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 4-12 and free for children under 3 years of age.  Menu includes:  choice of roast beef or ham, mashed potatoes, homemade noodles, green beans, corn, salads, rolls, and homemade pie. Beverages are iced tea, lemonade, coffee included in the ticket price( or you can purchase soda pop at the outdoor stand).

There will also be a Country Store with home baked goods, garden produce, etc. open from10am-12:30pm

1:30pm will be an auction with all kinds of items for sale. Following the auction will be the drawing for the raffle prizes.  Raffle tickets can be purchased until the auction begins. Raffle first prize is $500 cash, then $300 cash, and next $200 cash. Also, there will be five $100 give certificates to the following area businesses:  Caseys, Gas-N-Go, Jim & Charlies, Hy-Vee , and Fareway.  Proceeds from the raffle go to the Parish Council and women’s parish Altar & Rosary group.

Crafts and Games for kids of all ages will be going on during the other events.

Hope to see you there for the food, fun, auction, and all that jazz!!

Kraber Family Reunion meets in Lovilia in June

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Descendants of the late Edwin and Mary (Helebrant) Kraber met at the Lovilia Community Building on Sunday, June 14, 2009.

Approximately 40 people were in attendance from Colorado, Illinois, and Iowa.  Iowans came form Ankeny, DesMoines, Knoxville, Attica, Bussey, Oskaloosa, Moravia, Albia and of course Lovilia.

The family has planned the next reunion for the second Saturday of June 2010.

July Lovilia recycling day is same but time change!!

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Due to the July 4th holiday, the recycle trailer will be in Lovilia on July 11th, Saturday but the time will be changed.  The trailer will only be here in the afternoon from 2-4 pm.

Be sure to mark the change on your calendar. Be there 2-4 pm.

This is only for the month of July.  Then the time is to return to normal.