Meeker Locals: August 7, 2008

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MEEKER — As esteemed philosopher Winnie the Pooh would say, “Many happy returns,” to those celebrating birthdays this week. Happy birthday to Rosemary Hilkey, Chris Strate, Kellie Turner, Ruth Pownall, Aug. 7; Samantha Mason Mantle, Albert Krueger, Shery Jacob, Aug. 8; Michelle Harman, Joe Merriam, Aug. 10; Jessi Smith, Chris Mullins, Jessica Mullins, Todd King, Aug. 11; Roston Steiner, Aug. 12; Aubrey Walsh, Patsy Nee, Donald Rowe, Aug. 13.
A happy belated birthday wish to Stephanie Stubert of Herald Times production fame. She turned 36 Aug. 2 and spent the day helping out at the county fair with the Lions Club. Mr. Harry Tucker also celebrated his birthday Aug. 2. He turned 93 this year. Also, Jody Gardner celebrated a birthday Aug. 6. Happy birthday, Jody!
Happy anniversary this week to Jim and Helen Tyler, Aug. 6; Dennis and Torrie Cook, Aug. 7; Lanny and Danette Coulter, Aug. 8; Bill and Michelle Smith, Aug. 10; Gerald and Twila Morris, Rex and Lillian Cook, Aug. 11; Jim and Bev Brennan, Keith and Jana Whitaker, Aug. 13.
Luke, Josh and Niki Turner returned from North Carolina last night where they visited former Meeker residents Laura and Joseph Cardile in Wilmington. Luke and Josh got their first taste of the Atlantic, Luke was stung by a jellyfish and Niki saw a crocodile while visiting a Revolutionary-war era plantation.
Are you or your family members missing from this list? Is our information obsolete? Please send us your family’s special dates — anniversaries, birthdays, etc. — so we can celebrate with you! Send info to P.O. Box 720, Meeker, Colo., 81641.