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Winnie Richman

Leader Correspondent

We have great news from Doris Larsen. Because the size of the family and obligations during the busy holiday season, the Flint family decided on a pre-holiday buffet hosted by Mona/Grandma Doris at the VFW Hall in Corinne. Tessa and Jerry Breier took the short one block journey for the buffet.

Stephen and Keli Peterson attended. However, some of their children were not able to be there this year due to busy schedules. Heather and Jon are getting ready for Jon’s college graduation in December, and their upcoming move to Seattle for Jon’s new job. Jordan had work and National Guard duties. Darby is busy with work and college. Dallas and Jenny Peterson were there with daughters Cori and Alexis. They had as their guests Jenny’s mom Gail and dad Dave. Their son Trystin just finished Army basic training and is off to AIT.

Bill and Paulena Flint, their son Aaron and Wendy with children Cassie, Cheyenne and Matthew made the trip from Sandy. Their son Jason was unable to attend due to other obligations. Unfortunately daughter Lena with Brittney, son Charles and Heather with Charle and Chase and son Chris and Kristina with Cole and Cooper were on their way to Texas to attend the funeral of their grandfather/great-grandfather.

Boyd Udy reports he has been up on his hill seeding in some different varieties of grasses. He’ll be done in a few more days. When asked if the colder weather and shorter days would prohibit the seeds from germinating, he said, “Some of the seeds will sprout, but we hope the rest will come next spring.”

Cleo Petit is getting ready for Thanksgiving. She and Gary will take a favorite dish to Jim and Starr’s son and daughter-in-law’s home in Ogden. Cleo says she doesn’t get to spend much time with great-granddaughter Gabrielle, but on Thursday she will.

Laura, Everly and Georgia Wheatley drove to Ogden during the week to visit Laura’s sister, Joann. The girls got to play with their cousins while the two mothers had a nice chat.

The Wheatley daughters are excited about Thanksgiving this year. Our Wheatley family will go to Zane’s parents on Thursday and Laura’s parents on Sunday.

On Saturday Winnie fixed a small turkey dinner for the Richman hunt club. There were 15 hungry hunters/fencers. The club gathers during pheasant season to put in fences or refurbish old ones, then eats and goes hunting. “We have a good time,” they all say. This year the weather was mild with only a quick shower. No one’s spirits were dampened. The leftovers were small due to the fact they were all very hungry, though they said it was Winnie’s good cooking.

Starr Mitchell reports taking advantage of the wonderful weather last week to get her yard winterized. She drained and stored the watering hoses and put them into the good looking shed Jim built himself. Many yard decorations followed. Tarps were brought out to cover the items that wouldn’t fit into the shed. “I think we’re all set,” Starr says.

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