Congratulations to Bob and Louise Hershmiller on the arrival of a new grandson, Zavier Ben Heinzig. Zavier was born on June 22 to proud parents, Mike and Marla Heinzig of Calgary.
Congratulations to Chanel Thievin, youngest daughter of proud parents, Nicole and Reno, who graduated from Grade twelve at the end of June. Chanel started school in Stockholm while the family lived in Dubuc.
Michelle and Dion Nagy of Lethbridge, AB were home visiting with the McAlpine family at Dubuc and Nagy family in Gerald and area. They were able to connect with a high school chum, Curtis Boyechko, who was home from Toronto, ON visiting with his parents, Jeanette and Ed Boyechko in Esterhazy. Curtis also visited with Uncle Jim (Vivian) Talbot and his grandparents, John and Judy Talbot.
Ronald Kopetski of Toronto, Linda Prue also of Toronto and their brother, George Kopetski of Boston, MS were back in Saskatchewan to have a memorial service for their mother, Rose Kopetski, who had passed away in June of 2012. The memorial and interment of ashes took place on Sun., June 30 in Grayson cemetery. Following the service, approximately 20 family and close friends gathered at the home of cousin, Jim (Vivian) Talbot for a meal and a very enjoyable visit.
Violet and Ron Hubick of Regina returned to Dubuc to visit at the village cemetery and called on a couple friends while on their Sunday drive. On the way back to Regina, they were also stopping in at Ketepwa Beach to visit with their daughter and family.
John and Bernice Kaczur of Strathmore recently visited with Joe and Leona Kaczur and spent a week in the area visiting family and friends. They also spent a few days camping at Sunset Beach, Crooked Lake.
Joe and Leona Kaczur had the enjoyable opportunity to entertain six family members of her maternal grandmother’s family from Harstad in northern Norway on an overnight visit, as well as Gordan and Inga Klarholm of Regina. Home to meet the visitors that evening were Dan, Candice (Kaczur), Jacob and Kendal Oremba on their way back to Regina from a weekend at Clear Lake; Ken and Melanie Kaczur; Wayne, Bernadine and Shelby Kaczur; and niece, Lori (Bleau), Randy, Gavin, Logan and Amy Trost. Joe, Leona and Candice had met some of the family on their visit to Norway in 1999 and a couple of the visitors had previously visited at Dubuc. We report no language problem as they spoke excellent English.
More international guests: Jess Fromant and Jay Bailey from Grug Farms in Bryngwyn, Kington, Powys, Wales, UK were recent visitors with cousins Peter (Audrey) Nielsen, Louise (Bob) Hershmiller and Sherry (Jack) Ludwar. Jess is their cousin on their Grandfather Joyce’s side of the family. Their grandfather immigrated to Canada from England but some of his family live in Wales as well.