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Ely News by Lenna See

Roberta Rowell, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Solon, was surprised on Saturday, March 12, when her sister and niece, Georgia Dick, of Baltimore, N.Y., and Jennifer Ayers, of Cicero, N.Y., arrived to visit for a few days. They were joined by Marcus Ferreter, of Cedar Rapids, and enjoyed dinner at Ryan’s restaurant in Cedar Rapids on Monday. They went to the Reformatory and the Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa and enjoyed dining at the General Store, in Stone City, where they were joined by Roberta’s daughter and granddaughter Tina Angell and Crystal Wherry, of Anamosa. They also visited Tim and Jackie Hansel and family in Mechanicsville and Jean Brutsman at Prairie Hill in Cedar Rapids. Keith Angell, of Marion, and Rick Angell, of Solon, took their aunt and cousin, Georgia and Jennifer, to dinner in Amana. Roberta and Tina bid them farewell at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, March 16, the same day as Georgia’s birthday.

Easter Sunday dinner guests of Clint and Kerrin Andrle and family, in Dallas Center, were Doug and Dawn Zieman, of Postville; Joel and Marna Schutte and family, of Pleasant Hill; Matt and Marci Whitaker and family, of Clive, and Luke Andrle and Ethel Anderson.

Easter Sunday dinner guests of Trula Ahrendsen at Olin were James and Ronna Reitz and Rachel of Hopkinton, Jenna Beitz of Platteville, Wisconsin, and friend, Mark, Hanna Grant and Joe Seeley of Amber, Marvin and Verna Livermore, Julie Livermore, Cheyenne and Sierra, and friend, Kyle Henik, Kali Wegner, Xander and Star; and Lenna See.

Shawn, Glenda, and Zane Smith, of Tiffin; Dillon and Haley Brunscheen; of Cedar Rapids; and Drake Brunscheen were supper guests, Easter Sunday, of Glenn and Frances Buresh.

While it was chilly outside, the home of Jess and Sue Schulte, in Ely, was filled with warmth and laughter as the Malatek Family gathered for their annual Easter Celebration dinner on Easter Sunday. Guests were Stacy Kahler, Chandler Whitehead, and Austin Alexander, of Marengo; Steve, Sherry, Rachel, and Rynna Lukes, of Amana; Shelly Schulte of Bettendorf; Mercedes Krahmer, of Cedar Rapids; Jimmy Krahmer, of Swisher; and Taryn Freilinger, of Ely. Also attending from Ely were Allen and Sheryl Tjelmeland; Stephanie Mehmen; Lon, Ann, Jacob, and Jared Tjelmeland; Lloyd and Lois Cooling; Kim Cooling; Tom and Patricia Malatek; Patrick and Gloria Malatek; Brad Malatek; and Kayla Krug, and Dan, Jessica, Jade, and Gaby Carter. Also attending from Cedar Rapids were Mark and Jackie Brown; and Kevin and Lauren Cooling, and, from Des Moines, were Nick Cooling and Cassie, Chris, Bella and Carter Cooling. The family had a wonderful day.

Bill and Sue Reyhons entertained with a dinner, on Easter Sunday, at their home. Guests attending were Aaron and Sara Nost and Brianna and Kirsten Jones, of Lisbon; Jenny Reyhones and Alivia Osborn; Chris and Rachel Moody, Peg Campbell, and Sandy Waddell; of Cedar Rapids; Rob and Amy Glick, Grady and Carson, of Solon; Gary and Nona Reyhons, Bim Reyhons, and Ryan and Amy Reyhons, Mya, Tyler, and Hudson.

Easter Sunday supper guests of Fred and Becky Showalter were Larry Jones, of Wake Forest, N.C., Charles Showalter of Cedar Falls, Jed, Allison, Emily, and Abbie Schnoor of Cedar Rapids, and Ellen Jones.