Lewisville to celebrate Pioneer Day on July 24 | Local scenes

LEWISVILLE – Robert and Rosalie Evans have a new granddaughter. Their son, Colton Evans, and his wife, Brook, from Utah, are the proud parents of their third child, a baby girl! She was born on June 28. Her name will be Brinley Jade Evans, and her older brothers, Aiden, five, and Dominic, three, welcome her to the house.

Doug and Michelle Walker also had a new grandchild born on June 28. Their daughter, Morgan Birch, and her husband, Michael, were fortunate enough to have their second child, a baby boy. His name will be Charlie Scott Birch, and he joins his big brother, Boston, eighteen months old.

David and Suanne Ellsworth also became new grandparents. Their son, Darin Ellsworth, and his wife, Mackenzie, of Iona, were blessed with their fourth child, a baby boy born on June 29. He will be called Sutton Coy Ellsworth. He joins his big sister Kapree, seven, and his brothers, Asher, four, and Ridge, two.

Glenn and Leisa Watkins have their ninth grandchild. Elizabeth Rose Watkins, daughter of Chris and Lindsey Watkins, was born on July 6. She joins her older sister, Amelia, aged two and a half.

Jose Leal recently had back surgery at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. He is now recovering on the rehabilitation floor.

Lewisville Book Club will read Kimberly Brubaker Bradley’s “The War That Saved My Life” this month. They will meet to discuss the book on Wednesday, July 21, at 7 p.m., at Julie Walker’s home.

Congratulations to Cassidy Harper, daughter of Dave and Heather Harper, who is engaged. The groom is Chase Amerjan, son of Lonnie and Denise Amerjan, of Prather, California.

Congratulations to the newlyweds, Jared and Jada Crane Eldredge, who tied the knot on July 10. Jada is the daughter of Tim and Heidi Crane.

Young men from Lewisville First Ward have their teachers and priests camp at Paul’s Reservoir near Humphrey July 15-17.

Funeral held for the late Gary Clayton Saturday July 10 at 11 a.m. at the Lewisville First Ward Chapel. Gary passed away on October 12, 2020, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Many friends and family were on hand to join in this celebration of the life of a great friend and neighbor.

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 Girls Camp will be held at Sawtelle in Island Park July 19-22. Rebecca Squires is the director of the camp.

Lewisville’s first neighborhood Relief Society and the Elders Quorum are hosting a summer barbecue on Thursday, July 29 at 6 p.m. Please note that the location has been changed to become the Lewisville Church Shelter.

On the recent Humanitarian Quilt Day, the ladies of Lewisville First Ward have finished tying two twin quilts and four baby quilts, which will be donated to the Idaho Falls Humanitarian Center. Their next quilting day will be Wednesday, July 21 at 10 a.m. They will have a potluck lunch at noon; please bring something to share.

Lewisville community will celebrate Pioneer Day on 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 Grand Lac Salé valley, which took place 174 years ago on July 24, 1847.

Happy Birthday at: July 15th – Bosten Blakely and Tammy Covert; July 16 – Fay Dansie, Jason Maupin and Riley Barg; July 17 – Kurtis Boyce, Shane Peterson, Kevin Harris and Seth Murdoch; July 19 – Margo Dansie, Leisa Watkins, Hannah Ball and Emily Erickson; July 20 – Janette Melgaard.

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