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Sunday was Father’s Day. How blessed I am to still have my dad and be able to honor him. May you have found a wonderful way to honor your fathers, perhaps including the Father’s Day supper at Beacon Bible Camp at the start of the junior camp (incoming grades 4-6). Junior high camp is June 25-30.

Elected to the Lustre Christian High School board on June 4 were Justin Klatt and Justin Byers. They replace Dawson Olfert and Jerod Holtzricher, whose terms expired.

Summer has come, bringing travel and events for the Lustre residents. Dan Marasco and his wife have returned from seeing their families in Pennsylvania. Prince Agbisit flew to California to see family.

Emily Dela Cruz has gone to Olympia, Wash., to see her sister. She teaches English composition and literature at LCHS. She grew up in Pangasinan, near Bagnio City, the summer capital of the Phillipines and came to Lustre after teaching English in UAE for 12 years. She was at a Bible study when a friend shared a text about a school in Montana that needed a teacher. She applied and is so glad for the position. Her folks were eager for her to take it, as it would bring her closer to her sister in Washington. She appreciates the “Biblical connections to literature almost daily” in classwork.

Dwaine and Vivian Wall traveled to Mankato, Minn., for the graduation of their grandson Sean Burns on June 7. He is the son of Matt and Heidi Burns. He placed fifth in his class, was captain of both his cross country and lacrosse teams and one of two awarded the triple A award for excellence in the Arts, Academics and Athletics and recognized by the Art Ayers Leadership Award. Also attending the graduation were Bob and Gretchen Schiller, Justin and Nancy. The Walls also attended a softball game of their granddaughter Elizabeth in Ogden, Iowa, and visited Matthew and Katrina, Ellie and Reid Plueger in Dayton, Iowa.

Pastor John Skillman officiated at the funeral service of Gary Dahl June 10, at the Lustre EMB.

The memorial service for long-time resident, Harvey Fast was June 17 at the MB church.

Tragedy hit the Darin (Ashley) Pancratz family when a cattle panel hit their son, Gavin, injuring him severely. He was flown to the children’s hospital in Denver, Colo., where he has undergone surgery on his back.

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