Diary Entry for 1/1/1970

The New Year came in at 18° below zero. Cold all day. We went to Theresa funeral home for Ruth Seaton. Millicent Hale went with us. I took chocolate cake to Ruth’s. Talked with Aunt Maude, Vi and Mrs. Hutchinson.

Diary Entry for 1/2/1970

Took down decorations. 12° below at 7:30 AM. Merrill took off head of tractor. I took it to Fred Hills to have valve ground. I stopped at Ken and Brenda’s to leave kids gift. Vi and I went to city. We shopped at Seaway. Stopped at Jim’s. We went to hospital to...

Diary Entry for 1/3/1970

Wrote Vern’s. Merrill went to Fry’s for tractor parts. Mrs. Hutchinson rode to hospital with him. Debbie G. here to sew in AM. Betty stopped in awhile. Nora L here to sew in PM. Howard cleaned our barn. Ran out of gas. Uncle Sam Taff died today, 86 years...

Diary Entry for 1/4/1970

10° below. I called Piddocks Funeral home. Called Melba. Uncle Sam’s funeral is Tuesday at 2 PM. I went to church. Rev. Harlow Dolliber preached. Rev. H not too good.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1970

Sent Ken birthday card. Stormy. 4 inches of snow in Pulaski. I have had headache all day. Joe Leone Murder trial started today. 3 Eagans murdered 5 years ago.