Diary Entry for 1/1/1977

We went to hospital. Mom fine. Was up for first time. Sat in chair. Weather still bad in places but improving. Vern and June called in evening.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1977

I wrote Uncle Berl. We went to hospital all day. They moved Mom to room 433. They gave her unit of blood. I saw Dr. Myerdericks. Aunt Keitha real bad. Temperature 104°. Bonnie Hag in Mercy. Doris called. Got tax notice, $439.72 up $42.97. Snowy and slippery.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1977

Aunt Keitha got to Mercy late. UMW Marguerites. I didn’t go. Don called. Snowing hard up there. Merrill got manure spreader going again. Cleaned barn. We didn’t go to hospital. Roggie’s and Eleanor planned to go.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1977

Sent Ken card and letter. We went to hospital in PM. Had supper with Patty and kids. Jim working. Don, Marg and Roy in to see Mom. Aunt Keitha came on Thursday flight to Mercy hospital last night.