2017-06-01 / Columns

St. Ignace

By Miriam Blair
(630) 280-5700 • miriamblair@att.net

The St. Ignace American Legion Post 62 held a Memorial Day service Monday, May 29, at the war memorial monument in front of the Mackinac County Courthouse, honoring fallen soldiers. It was a wonderful service with many local residents in attendance.

Wanda Styes has retired after 22 years of service from the Mackinac Bridge Authority. She will continue her volunteer service at the St. Ignace Hope Chest.

Peggy Morse, who owns Gifts Galore in downtown St. Ignace, recalls when she reared her family in Evergreen Shores. She is acquainted with many families in the area.

LaSalle High School held commencement exercises Friday, May 26. Congratulations to the class of 2017.

Condolences to the family of Bill Alatalo, who passed away Sunday, May 21, at the age of 82. He was so kind to all. An obituary was published in the May 25 issue of The St. Ignace News.

Happy birthday to Aaron Welch June 2, Amy Metz June 3, Billie Jean Briegel June 7, and Mallory LaLonde June 9.

Anniversary wishes to Paul and LuAnn Krause June 1, Bob and Irene Heywood June 3, and Jim and Kim North June 8.

Cedar Ridge Assisted Living Center located on South Airport Road in St. Ignace, had an open house Friday, May 26. Charlie Reager entertained everyone playing his guitar.

A book and bake sale will be held at the St. Ignace Public Library Friday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Condolences to the family of Elaine Horn, who passed away Sunday, May 21, at her home in St. Ignace. An obituary appears in this issue of The St. Ignace News.

My niece, Marilyn Therrian, who lives in Wisconsin, plans to visit in early August to attend the Smith family reunion.

Mackinac Animal Aid Association’s annual garage sale will be Saturday, June 3, starting at 9 a.m. at 545 Chambers Street in St. Ignace. Donated items, with the exception of clothing, may be dropped off Thursday, June 1, and Friday, June 2, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 545 Chambers Street. Call (906) 298-1668 to make other donation arrangements if needed.

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