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Addieville – December 21, 2016

Addieville

Darlene Ostendorf

(618) 424-7779

Zion Church Christmas Eve Program “From Heaven Above” with candlelight service is 7 PM on Saturday, Dec 24.

The December Village Board meeting will be on December 27 at 7:30 PM.

Our community was saddened on Saturday morning to hear of the death of Robert Louveau age 23. He died in a fatal accident on Rt 153 Friday evening caused by icy road conditions. His mother, Becka Heitman was seriously injured in the crash. Our prayers of comfort and get well for Becka. Becka’s husband Sean died on Sept 29. Becka and Robert had decorated their home with bright Christmas lights this year.

The weather was the newsmaker this past weekend with icy roads on Friday evening and very cold temperature on Saturday and Sunday.

Get well prayers for Larry Richards of Mascoutah. Larry fell in his garage and broke his hip. Larry grew up here.

Dakota Boudah age 10 sang Away in A Manger solo in worship on Sunday at Zion.

Zion members, family and friends celebrated Pastor Bill Groennert’s 75th birthday with a dinner following Sunday’s worship. Pastor Bill mentioned he was blessed to be born on his mother’s birthday and on the Pope’s birthday (Dec 17).

Paul and Esther Grattendick attended the Retirement GM Christmas party last Tuesday in St Louis. Paul saw about 20 people he had worked with.

Brandon Ostendorf flew out to Utah and met up with his brother Andrew of Elko, NV. They went snow skiing over the weekend in Utah.