- A girl to Geof and Misty Furness, Dell Rapids, November 22.
- A boy to Mitch and Chelsey Anderson, Dell Rapids, November 18.
- Agirl, Kinley Dee, born to Garrett and Beth (Nemmers) Callahan on August 22.
- A boy to Kelly and Tom Pischke, Dell Rapids, November 12.
- A boy to Blaine and Cami Bacon, Dell Rapids, November 8.
- A girl to Cortney Sehr and Sergey Anosov, Dell Rapids, October 22.
- A boy to Nile and Tera Billings, Dell Rapids, October 11.
- A boy to Tessa Mogensen and Jordan Miles, Dell Rapids, September 11.
Sister Eleanor Joyce from Redfield will celebrate her 75th anniversary August 11. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy, Mitchell. She earned a teaching certificate from Notre Dame Junior College, Mitchell; a bachelor’s degree in music from Cardinal Stritch College, Milwaukee; and a master’s degree from Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. She taught in Milbank, Dell Rapids, Mitchell, Bridgewater, Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, Woonsocket, Gettysburg, Lebanon, Parkston, Ethan and Redfield and Winsted, Minn. She also ministered at Presentation College, Aberdeen, as registrar, librarian and instructor. She is now in full-time prayer ministry at Mother Joseph Manor, Aberdeen.
The daughter of L.E. “Gene” and Thelma (Haynes) Garry, she graduated from Huron High School. She earned a teaching certificate from Presentation College in Aberdeen, a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in education from Northern State University in Aberdeen.
Garry taught in Mound and Willmar, Minn.; Madison, Woonsocket, Sioux Falls, Aberdeen, and Dell Rapids, and served as Principal of Sacred Heart in Aberdeen.
She currently serves as the Community Life and Hospitality Director as well as Sacristan and as a member of the Sisters’ Care Team at Presentation Heights, Aberdeen.
“Religious life has been such a gift for me. I had Presentation Sisters as teachers since I started school, and knew that I wanted to be a Presentation Sister from the time I was in the third grade,” said Garry.
Jubilee is a celebration of joy, inner joy and outward jubilation. Whether serving the poor, educating the young, caring for the sick, praying for God’s people or spreading the Good News, the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary answer God’s call to live lives of love and joyful service.
Busy Blessings Daycare announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program at its location at 701 N. Orleans Avenue, Dell Rapids, SD 57022. The same meals will be made available to all enrolled participants at no separate charge. Free and reduced price meals are available to enrolled participants whose annual family income is at or below the levels shown on the following annual income scales effective until June 30, 2013.
Twenty-five members of Moody County 4-H Clubs attended 4-H Camp at Lake Poinsett from June 13–15. Participants had the opportunity to participate in the following tracks for hands-on experiences and complete projects to take home for County Fair exhibits: Nature Trail Adventures, Dancing, SET (Science, Engineering, and Technology), Animals, and Home Environment. 4-Hers spent time kayaking, paddle boating, and riding Hydra-bikes on Lake Poinsett. 4-Hers attending camp from Moody County include Alex Anderson, Veronica Beck, Bethany Britton, Alex Gaspar, Rhiannon Glazer, Cassandra Geraets, Weston Geraets, Gage Gullickson, Grady Gullickson, Amanda Haugen, Hannah Heiberger, Shelby Hiller, Ty Hiller, Madeline Hursey, Elizabeth Hursey, Clare Klein, Joshua Pauley, Casey Stegeman, Harley Steinhauer, Gage Schoenwetter, Toby Taylor, McKenzie Watkins, Colin Winberg, Emily Winberg, and Clay Wolles. (submitted photo & article)
A Benefit Fund account for Mike & Bernie Holmes has been set up at Home Federal Bank in Dell Rapids to cover continuing medical expenses.