News from Reynolds

Beulah Venable/Correspondent

Guests of Francis and Donna Mack came Friday, May 22, including Connie McKinley, Wilimington, N.C. , Lori Esteje, Fayettesville, N.C., Monsignor Tom Mack, Pontiac. They came for the Augustana College graduation of John Wagle, son of Carol and Jason Lewis, Sunday, May 24. They were all entertained by Carol and Jason Lewis for graduation Sunday dinner. John Wagle will play ball for the Nevada Griffin baseball team for the summer. He will attend graduate school at Loyola University in the fall.

Rockridge Rockets girls softball team defeated Beardstown, 5-4 in the Monmouth-Roseville Sectional semi finals Thursday, May 28. They have seven consecutive regional championships and have attempts at sectional titles. Rockridge and Canton played Saturday May 30 at 1 p.m. 5-4 in extra innings. Canton won.

Out of town guests at Dorothy Pettit's Memorial Services Saturday, May 30 were Royce Pettit, Tempe, Ariz., son David Pettit, Tempe, Ariz., daughter, Ann Marie Markhana and son Kye, Maryland, Janet Pettit Anderson, Tempe, Ariz., daughter Larene and Roger Dunlap, Scottdale, Ariz., Sarah Dunlap, Los Angeles, Calif., and Emily Walters, San Diego, Calif., son Mr. and Mrs. Jay Spencer Anderson, Buena Park, Calif., Malicka and Patricia, Erik Anderson, Tempe, Ariz. Rosalie VanRoekel's daughter- Dr. Vivian VanRoekel- Lanan, her husband, Bernard Lanan, and daughter, Merideth, St. Charles. Kermit and Ruth VanRoekel, Des Moines, Iowa, son Royce and Sheena VanRoekel, Orange City, Iowa, Seth VanRoekel, Des Moines, Iowa, James and Maxine Pettit, Edgington, daughter Linda and David Basala, and Nicholas, Matherville, David III Basala, Moline, Richard and Ruth Danielson, Edmonds, Washington, Rolls Searland his mother Port Byron, Paul Searl-Dekalb, Judith McKinley, Coyne Center.

Sunday morning, May 31, we  honored those being confirmed in Reynolds Methodist Church, Ashley Elizabeth Bickle, Justin John House, Kourtney Lea Kiddoo, Amie Renae Kranz, Kevin Graham McCutchan. There was a reception following in the church dining room.

Wednesday, June 3-6, the Illinois Great Rivers Conference held at  Peoria. Gary Hund was our lay delegate. He and our pastor  attended.

Sunday, May 31, was the Memorial Service at 1 p.m. at the Edgington Presbyterian Church for Zella Docherty. Out of-town guests were Steven  Docherty, New York City, Scott and Denise Docherty and family, Monticello, Serge and Lindsey Docherty, Tulono, Dale and Regina Docherty, Auburn, New York, Darrin and Jetta Shay, Minneapolis, Minn., Shirley and Ed Mroz, Nathrop, Colo., Mike and Sheila Oliveras and family, Clinton, New Jersey and Nill and Marla Brandmeyer and family, Rochester, Minn.