Celebrations April 14, 2016
A girl, Jayda Joyce, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and 19 1/2 inches long, was born Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, to Jacob and Amanda Hartz, Luverne. She joins a sister, Jocelyn, and a brother, Jayce. Grandparents are Allan and Nancy Hartz, Luverne, and Rod and Ruth Staeffler, Ruthton. Great-grandparents are Joyce Hartz, Luverne, and Kenneth Willey, Pipestone.
A bridal shower for Caitlyn Stevens, bride-to-be of Josh Friedrichsen, will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne.
An open house bridal shower for Lindsay Dykstra, bride-to-be of Chris Willers, will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at St. Catherine Church in Luverne.
An open house Pampered Chef bridal shower for Racheal Steffl, bride-to-be of Adam Ossefoort, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 30, at 507 Britz Drive in Luverne.
An open house bridal shower for Peyton Petersen, bride-to-be of Derek Elbers, will be at noon Saturday, April 30, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne.
Bernice Christensen will celebrate her 80th birthday Saturday, April 30. Greetings may be sent to her at 105 Parkview Drive, Lake Benton, MN 56149.