News and events from Crawfordsville
Scott and Emily Lewis Boylan, of North Carolina, who are expecting their first child in March, were honored at a baby shower on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at the United Church of Crawfordsville.
Emily's sisters, Wendy Imhoff and Alicia Kelley, were in charge of the shower.
As baby gifts were opened those attending offered helpful advice for the new parents.
Approximately 40 guests, which included the baby's great-grandmother, Mildred Houseal, of Washington; grandparents, Ann and Duane Lewis, of Crawfordsville, and Steve and Ellie Boylan, of Milan, Ill. were present. Aunts, cousins and friends attending came from Crawfordsville, Winfield, Wayland, Washington, Williamsburg, Columbus Junction, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities. Several were unable to attend because of windy and snowy conditions. A fun time was had by all.
On Christmas Eve, the families of the late Henry and Betty Davis met at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall for supper, and to celebrate Christmas. Santa also visited.
Attending were: Jan and Ernie Whiting; Will, Mindy Mae and Owen Whiting; Alyson Whiting; Ann and Duane Lewis; Wendy and Derek Imhoff; Bradley, Orie, Alisha and Levi Kelley; Cecil, Leah, Emily and Scott Boylan; Scott and Jeanne Davis; Angela Davis; Amber Davis; Ryan, Carman, Peyton, and Paxton Davis; Marcus, Makinley, Brysen and Brittany Davis; Steve, Pam and Mindy Davis; Jerry and Blaine Driscoll; Kimberly Farrell; Henry Farrell; Eric and Jess Davis; Javan Davis; Jill and Randy DeYarman; Joannie Kannenburg; Luna, Nancy, and Sanford Rugg; and Clarissa and Chelsea Rugg.
Afterward several attended Candlelight Christmas Eve services at the United Church of Crawfordsville.
Guests of Doug and Carol Steele on Christmas Day were Harold Steele; Carmen Steele; Carrie and Doug Wilkerson; and Emma, Cory, Katie, Kylee, and Clayton Steele.
The family of the late Cleo and Arlene Fletcher had Christmas together on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at the United Church of Crawfordsville. Those attending were: Kathy and Mick Garris, of Winfield; Jennifer and Charlie Dill, of St. Louis, Mo.; Troy Garris and Rod Salaysay, of Chicago, Ill.; Erik, Bekah and Clinton Garris, of Chicago, Ill.; Robin Fletcher, of Ames; Amy and Corey, Lily, Claire and Oliver Mellies, of Ames; Linsey, Kaleb, Henry and John Zimmerman, of Cedar Falls; Larry and Donna Fletcher, of Crawfordsville; Pam, Fletcher, and Jacob Green, of Washington; and Brad, Carol, and Emma Fletcher, of Cedar Falls.