Lake Irene Society Column
The week of July 22, 1968 was an active one for the families of note who live and vacation on Lake Irene. The corn has tripled in size and the roadside market at the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road 14 NE has cucumbers, peppers, lettuce, beans, peas, early tomatoes and fresh flowers.
The Miltona Farmer’s Market will be open and can be found across the street from the Miltona State Bank.
Monday, July 22 A straight wind out of the northwest came through late Monday night and two trees fell in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. Lars Johannson. Mr. Bruce Grinsted and Mr. Bruce Swanson came to help Mr. Johannson clear the trees and the debris.
Wednesday, July 24, Mrs. Bruce Swanson hosted the Lake Irene Quilt Club. Mrs. Leena Tirstigs, Mrs. Hy Boil, Mrs. Lars Johannson, The Widow Lady Elena Juhe and Mrs. Sven Tirstigs attended. The club is working on quilt squares that will be put together for a quilt raffle at Thanksgiving. Fruit ice crème sundaes were served in Mrs. Swanson’s Irish crystal which was brought back from the Isle of Green last year.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Capone spent the month of July at the Chicago Club on Lake Miltona. Their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Matteo Ricci and their children, Alessandro, Lorenzo and Bianca were guests at Lynn Haven Resort. The parties traveled back and forth between the resorts during their stay.
Thursday, July 25 Mr. and Mrs. Hy Boil and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stewart took an evening pontoon cruise and watched the sunset.
Friday, July 26 Mr. and Mrs. Sven Tirstigs were happy to announce the birth of their fourteenth grandchild, Ulla Mae Tirstigs, daughter of their son, Sven Tirstigs, Junior and his wife. Ursa.
Saturday, July 27 Mrs. Aksel Olson has hired 16-year-old Katrina Jarvi to babysit and help for the summer.
And that’s this week’s news from Lake Irene, reported for the Lake Region News by Hjordis Johannson, residing on the northwest corner of lake Irene (go to the public access and take a right.)