Diary Entry for 1/1/1986

Sun out a little. I’ve been up but not dressed. Can hardly walk. Watched parades on TV. Very good. Rebekah and Odd Fellows float won merit award. Dwayne Thompson died of heart attack.

Diary Entry for 1/2/1986

UMW at Parsonage at 1:30 PM for first time. I called Dr. Siegel. He said to take 8-10 Aspirin a day. Merrill went over town for groceries. Wrote Vern’s. Snowing in PM.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1986

Merrill took down tree and decorations. He and Bill burns took down church manger. Got County Tax notice, $507.26. Up $30. Social Security up 3.1% or $10. and $5.00 for us.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1986

Sunny for first day in ages. Sent for fuel rebate. Sent Ken card. Dwayne’s memorial at 3 PM. Washed clothes. Margaret Kiechle brought me card from UMW.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1986

Merrill went to church, 53 out. Jim, Patty, and kids here in PM and supper. Got their Christmas gifts. Snowed in morning and again in evening.