May 21 Celebrations
An open house bridal shower for Katelyn Brands (bride-to-be of Mark VanAartsen) will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne.
Lowell and Pat Ahrendt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. Greetings may also be sent to them at 1017 N. Blue Mound Ave., Luverne, MN 56156. They request no gifts.
An open house baby shower for Kaitlyn Miller will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 30, at the Lester Community Center, 105 W. 5th St., Lester, Iowa.
An open house baby shower for Amy Von Holtum will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Pizza Ranch in Luverne.
Virgil Staeffler will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday, May 27. Greetings may be sent to him at 2035 160th Ave., Hardwick, MN 56134.
Mel Hoffman will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday, May 30. Greetings may be sent to him at 1535 60th Ave., Luverne, MN 56156.