Linda Rodh celebrated her 65th birthday July 20 at the Maidstone Drop In Centre with 60 friends and relatives signing the guestbook. This included her husband Bill, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Some came from as far away as Kelowna, B.C., Vermilion, Alta., Turtleford and Livelong. A potluck supper was enjoyed. On July 31, Linda did her last shift at Pine Island Lodge in Maidstone, retiring after 27 years as recreation co-ordinator. Enjoy your retirement. You’ve earned it.
Scotty Wiltermuth, long time resident of the Maidstone area, celebrated his 95th birthday Saturday, July 27. A catered noon cold plate luncheon was enjoyed at the wing of the United Church with all nine of his children. In-laws, grandchildren and great-grandchildren made up the 52 relatives in attendance, the youngest being six days old. Many different groups of family pictures were taken. Scotty lives in his own hone, cooks, cleans and does his own washing. He enjoys driving to the farm and having coffee at Main Street with his friends each afternoon.
Harold and Janice Wakefield and their children celebrated their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary July 27. It took place at the Legion Hall with a come and go tea from 2 to 4 p.m. A family catered supper followed. More than 100 relatives and friends signed the guest book from as far away as Calgary and Wetaskawin, Alta., and Manitoba.