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Walter & Eleanor Klug

                   Walter & Eleanor Klug


Spaghetti Dinner Benefit planned for 8 year old Hartford girl On Friday, October 14, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Amy’s Angels will host a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for 8 year old Zoe Phillips of Hartford. Zoe is a 3rd grader at Woodside Ele-mentary and is the daughter of Jason Phillips and Augustina Contreras. In August of 2016 Zoe was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer called Rhabdomyosar-coma. Her treatment will in-clude Chemo, radiation and a surgery. The Spaghetti Dinner will be in the Hartford High School Ca-feteria. A $6.00 donation will be taken at the door, children 5 years and younger will be $3.00. Dinner will include Spaghetti, salad and garlic bread; take out dinners will be available. A silent auction, bake sale and a 50/50 raffle will also take place. All proceeds from this benefit will go to Zoe and her family. The public is invited. Please come out in support of #Team-Zoe.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit planned for 8 year old Hartford girl. On Friday, October 14, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Amy’s Angels will host a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for 8 year old Zoe Phillips of Hartford. Zoe is a 3rd grader at Woodside Elementary and is the daughter of Jason Phillips and Augustina Contreras. In August of 2016 Zoe was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma. Her treatment will include Chemo, radiation and a surgery. The Spaghetti Dinner will be in the Hartford High School Cafeteria. A $6.00 donation will be taken at the door, children 5 years and younger will be $3.00. Dinner will include Spaghetti, salad and garlic bread; take out dinners will be available. A silent auction, bake sale and a 50/50 raffle will also take place. All proceeds from this benefit will go to Zoe and her family. The public is invited. Please come out in support of #TeamZoe.


Klugs celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

 Walter and Eleanor Klug of Coloma will observe their 70th wedding anniversary October 13, 2016. Walter and the former Eleanor Wendzel were married October 13, 1946 in Coloma.  Their children are Joyce (John) Froehlich of Niles, Elaine (Ken) Gaynor of Watervliet, and Marlene Moscardelli of Stevensville. They also have five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Klug is a retired building contractor. He served as a Corporal in the armed services and was a machinist on an American air base in France. Klug was assigned to the 302nd Transport Wings 27th Air Transport Group. He has two battle stars for his participation in the campaigns of Northern France and Germany.  Mrs. Klug was a homemaker. She was employed at the Fidelity Building in Benton Harbor and was a bookkeeper for the family business.

Following interviews and a week of thought, no decision on Watervliet City Manager

By Annette Christie

The Watervliet City Commission has deferred a decision on selecting a city manager until further discussions are held with its interim manager, Bill Hodge. The Commission took the action at their r