Diary Entry for 12/1/1978

Called Marg at hospital. She has cancer. Esther Taylor here to help make cup cakes. We made 139. Esther here for lunch. Merrill went to get her. Snowed hard in AM. I got B-12 shot from Marilyn. Merrill started Esther’s snow blower. Got letter from Pauline Cornish. All...

Diary Entry for 12/2/1978

Lindsey Griffin wedding to Len Myers. Esther, Sina, Margaret and I served refreshments. Joyce gave us poinsettia plants. Got first Christmas card from Ponzi’s. Merrill helped draw hay at Horton’s all day. Wrote Dot. Got letter from June. Power off in...

Diary Entry for 12/3/1978

Very cold in morning. We went to church. Jim’s here in PM and supper. Kenny and Jeff Rudes here also. Jim looks and acted so much better now. Raining in evening. Slippery.

Diary Entry for 12/4/1978

Wrote Vern’s. Went to hospital to see Marg. She has temperature so may not have operation. Aunt Maude went with us. Got package from Penny’s. Also 2 boxes from Montgomery Ward. I am getting a cold. Administrative Board meeting. We went.

Diary Entry for 12/5/1978

Today would have been Uncle Berl and Aunt Mildred’s 60th wedding anniversary. Merrill helped Howard in PM. I spent most of day washing clothes. Marg had operation, colonostomy. Beulah called.