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Condolences To Grieving Families

Lyle News for Dec. 12

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

mildred@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

Condolences to the Sorensen Family, Nellie Sorensen passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5. Her funeral will be Saturday, Dec 22, at 11 a.m. at Gardner's in White Salmon. Condolences go also to the Burris family in their loss of Neva Jean.

Crafters and vendors spread their wares over 32 tables at the Dallesport Bazaar this past weekend. Apples to afghans, baked goods to books, candy to candles surrounded the baubles, bangles and beads that adorned the tables.

Sundowners RV Club held its December meeting and Christmas celebration Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Columbia Grange Hall. Twenty members and three guests enjoyed a potluck turkey dinner. Past President Jim Brashers is home from the hospital and recovering well after a successful recent surgery. Alta Shields, a long time member, was able to attend after recovering from two recent surgeries.

Christmas will be celebrated with members of the Columbia Grange #87 when it holds its Christmas party with a potluck dinner on Dec. 15 at 12:30 p.m. If you wish, bring a gift to exchange with someone of the same gender.

Also on Dec. 15 is the free movie "Santa Claus III" at 6 p.m. at the high school multi purpose room.

The Lyle Hotel's upcoming events for the New Year are: Jan. 19, a Memaloose Winery Wine Dinner; Feb. 14, a Valentine's day "Special Menu;" and March 1, a Dry Hollow Vineyards Wine Dinner.

The council has changed its December meeting date to Tuesday, Dec. 18. The regular meeting would have fallen on Christmas Eve; hence the change.

From The Goldendale Sentinel (April 5, 1956, article lauds Mrs. Frank Gill, pioneer resident of county): "Time moved along and after graduation our young lady was employed in Pittsburg in a millinery shop until she came west with the other members of her family when she was 21 years old. This was an interesting trip because the whole family came to Oregon by train when train rides were not common. Oregon must have been quite different then than now but one thing remains the same -- Oregon needed school teachers and our young lady from Pennsylvania was soon teaching reading, writing and arithmetic at German Burn near Estacada, Ore."

Humor and Lexophiles (lovers of words): A dentist and a manicurist fought tooth and nail

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