LEWISVILLE – Sympathies to the family for the passing of Rory Kay Walker, 62, of Rexburg, who died July 1 of complications from COPD. He was the son of Janeale Walker and the late Darryl Walker; her brother, Mike Walker, and sister, Rhonda Christiansen, who still live in Lewisville. Brothers Jimmy and Ryan Walker and sister Julie Rossier live in Utah. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date.
Lewisville lost a long time resident, Ronald Gardner, 81, died on June 5 at his home. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday July 17 at Lewisville LDS Church, followed by lunch at the Lewisville Community Center. Sympathies to his wife, Migan, and daughters, Shannon (Randy) Bowen, of Idaho Falls, and Allison (Josh) Ogdon, of Eagle Mountain, Utah, and their families.
Correction of the news of last week: Lewisville First Ward Humanitarian Quilt Day will be on Wednesday July 28 (not July 21) at 10 a.m. at the church. There will be a potluck lunch at noon; please bring something to share.
Those who took part in the Menan Stake Trek last month are invited to attend the Fireside “After Trek”, which will be held on Sunday July 25 at 6:30 pm at the Menan Stake Center. Everyone involved in Trek and their families are welcome to attend.
Lewisville First Ward Relief Society and Elders Quorum organize a summer barbecue on Thursday, July 29 at 6 p.m. Please note that the location has been changed for the Lewisville Church Shelter.
Lewisville Community to Celebrate Pioneer Day Saturday July 24 at 6 p.m. The whole community is invited to attend. The Lewisville First Ward is responsible and will provide the meat; members are also requested to bring salads. The Lewisville Second Ward is responsible for bringing the desserts. There will be food, games and fun for everyone! Come celebrate the entry of your pioneer ancestors into the valley of the Great Salt Lake, which occurred one hundred and seventy-four years ago, on July 24, 1847.
The John and Coleen Erickson family had a family reunion at the Lewisville Church Refuge on July 17th. In addition to the delicious food and the usual games, they all boarded a bus that took them to various sites in Lewisville that were a part of the life of the late Joe and Dora Erickson. Everyone had a great time.
Sympathies to Lloyd and Colleen Becker and their family on the death of Colleen’s brother Mark Thomas Smith, 55, at their home on July 2 from cancer. A funeral service was held on July 16 at Ammon cemetery.
Diana DaBell Webster reports that her grandson, Kade DaBell, has been called to serve a mission in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa. He will begin his missionary training the first week of November. Kade is the son of Jeff and Misti DaBell, from Menan. Diana also reports that her grandson, Mitchell South, and his wife, Julia, recently graduated from BYU-Idaho. Mitchell is in engineering and Julia is graduating as a nurse. Mitchell is the son of Jason and Jennifer South, of Menan; he will work for Dome Technology in Ogden, Utah, next year, then study for a master’s degree.
David and Clareen Korth’s granddaughter, Camree Noblit, recently received her mission call in Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. She will begin online missionary training in October. Camree is the daughter of Cameron and Holly Korth Noblit; they live in Georgia.
The Lewisville Book Club will meet tonightJuly 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Julie Walker’s home. They will discuss their book of the month, “The War That Saved My Life”, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.
Happy Birthday at: 22nd of July – Lexie Kinghorn and Cory Hernandez; July 23 – Cynthia Squires; July 24 – Chandler Gneiting; July 25 – Dee Raymond, Shelli Lazalde and Tyler Van Leuven; July 27 – Kray Justesen and Bill Ferreter.
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