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Lutheran Homes residents celebrate
There was a bright glow of birthday candles at the Lutheran Home of Toledo last week, as two residents celebrated milestone birthdays.

On April 6, Esther Hoffman turned 105. Born in Riga Township, Mich. In 1906, she was one of four children. She married Otto Hoffman Dec. 11, 1937 and they were married for 40 years.

She worked at Nu-Way Stretch Suspender Company as a billing clerk. Esther enjoyed sewing, writing to friends and traveling, often driving when she and Otto would take car trips.

Membership banquet
The Elmore Historical Society’s Annual Banquet will be held April 9 at 6 p.m. at Elmore American Legion Post 279.

The banquet will include a ham and chicken dinner, and entertainment by the Hoffenheimer Sisters.

The event will serve as recognition for member and volunteer support, and as a celebration of the final payment on the society’s mortgage on the Elevator Property.

Relay for Life raffle
St. Paul United Church of Christ Voll-unteers in Oak Harbor, will hold a raffle to win a pair of tickets to a Cleveland Indians home game during the upcoming season.

Five hundred tickets will be sold at $10 each. A total of 81 winners will be drawn. Tickets are in section 452, row A (1st row) of the View Box Seats located behind home plate (a $64 value).

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the church, 165 Toussaint St., or by calling 419-898-0852. Ticket information can also be found on the church website at


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