Celebrations Feb. 4, 2016


A boy, Oliver Edward, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces, 20 1/2 inches long, was born Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, to Tom and Jo-Anne Beimers, Minneapolis, at Fairview Hospital, Edina. Siblings include two brothers, Cory and Cole Hummel. Grandparents are Bill and Esther Beimers, Luverne, Diana and Bruce Clark, Corcoran, and Fern and Rose Desautels, Winnipeg, Canada.


A girl, Briar Marjorie, weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces, 21 1/2 inches long, was born Thursday, Jan. 21, to Jarid and Anna Hoogendoorn, Hills, at Avera/McKennan, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She joins two sisters, Alli and Molly. Grandparents are Dawne Heintzman, Hills, Randy and Brenda Beyer, Hills, and Doug Heintzman, Watertown, South Dakota. Great-grandparents are Jake and Kathy Hoogendoorn, Hills, and Gladyce Nyhof, Sioux Center, Iowa.


A boy, Colton Jon, weighing 9 pounds, 6 ounces, 21 inches long, was born Wednesday, Jan. 20, to Devin and Michelle De Boer, Laural, Montana. Grandparents are Lloyd and Marilyn De Boer, Beaver Creek, and Candis Thompson, Red Lodge, Montana. Great-grandparents are John and Gen Vis, Chandler, and Marion Anderson, Red Lodge, Montana.


Card Showers

Elmer Bartels celebrated his 85th birthday Monday, Feb. 1.  Greetings may be sent to 501 St. James St., Luverne MN 56156.


Bridal Showers

An open house bridal shower for Chonda Wessels, bride-to-be of Jordan Swanson, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 6, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne.


An open house bridal shower for McKenzie Fitzgerald, bride-to-be of Matthew Erlandson, will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Adrian United Methodist Church. 

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