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We Are Community for the week of April 13th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Our community has had so much loss recently.  Anna Mae Watson passed away on Good Friday.  She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1950.  She was the daughter of Walter Normandin who lived in the Friendship Community where I

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We Are Community for the week of April 5th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Lent and Easter week are difficult for me so you may just want to quit reading now.  I will forgive you! Today is Easter Sunday.  To me it is the most important holiday of the whole year.  We celebrate

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We Are Community for the week of March 29th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Today is Palm Sunday.  The day we remember the joyful entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.  Crowds cheered and palm branches were waved.  But this was all leading up to unimaginable suffering on Good Friday.   Easter Sunday gives us the

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We Are Community for the week of March 22nd, 2021, by Joyce Steiner1,

  Usually start this column with those who are no longer with us.  It is always sad to lose friends and family and those who are important to us.  This week was no exception.  We lost Wayne White on St.

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We Are Community for the week of Match15th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Kenneth Schluter passed on Sunday, March 7th.  He was the father of Karen Janssen of Augusta.  He was also one of the last employees of Morton Seed Company in Bowen.  Memorials may be made to the Bowen Cemetery Association.

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We Are Community for the week of March 8th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Once again I want to say how fortunate I feel to live in Illinois.  We get to enjoy the seasons and the season changes.  What could be better than having the temperatures warm, the flowers come up, and getting

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A Squirrel’s Tale for the week of March 1st, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  A Squirrel’s Tale Perhaps this is partially my fault because I feed birds, squirrels, ferals and an occasional human.  Went out to sit on my patio for a moment on January 12th and immediately noticed there was a hole

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We Are Community for the week of Feb 22nd, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

Received an email from Janet Schultz this week that her Mother, Rachel Smith Lorentz, had passed away on February 9th.  Rachel was the daughter of Stella Lawton Smith who is probably Plymouth’s best known artist.  Rachel  celebrated her 97th birthday

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We Are Community for the week of Feb 15th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Jane Rigsbee passed away on January 9th.  She was a small lady largely loved by all who knew her.  She will be missed.  Our sympathy to her family and friends. Last Sunday was the Super Bowl.  I normally watch

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We Are Community for the week of Feb 8th, 2021, by Joyce Steiner

  Our sympathy to the family and friends of Pat Akins of Augusta who passed away on February 1st.  She did the flea market at Plymouth Old Settlers. Just refilled the bird feeders.  Today there are cardinals, a male house

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