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Christmas Home Tour – 2011

The 2011 Christmas Home Tour will take place on December 4. The places on the tour will be open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The library will be serving refreshments from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Tickets are now on sale at the library. They are $5.00/each and will be $7.00/each on the day of the event.

Please click on any of the images to enlarge them.

The Meggenberg Home — 209 N. Cedar


Bill & Susan Meggenberg and Friend

Bill and Susan’s Meggenberg’s home was built in 1945 and is decorated with a western theme.  A friend of Susan’s helped her with the faux painting of stones around the arches between the kitchen and living room.  Susan will have her collection of Santa mugs on display.  Bill works for the Meade County Road and Bridge Department, and Susan works for Meade Thriftway and assists with the care of a special-needs adult.  They have five adult children and six grandchildren.  Susan is also an avid crafter.

The Lewis-Finke Home — 120 Westhaven


Sarah Lewis

Sarah Lewis’s home features charming red shutters and many country accents throughout her home.  Many Christmas collections will be on display which include snowmen, Santa Clauses and angels.  A variety of Christmas trees will be shown throughout the house as well as their favorite nativity sets.

Sarah has two high school age children and is an ARNP at Meade District Hospital.  She has many hobbies which include gardening, decorating, antiquing, attending her children’s activities, and enjoying her pets.

The Howard Home — 419 S. Blaine

Jeff & Angie Howard and Family

Jeff and Angie’s home was built in 1970 and features a bright sunny kitchen with a beautiful view of the back yard. The living room features floor-to-celing windows. Their basement is decorated with a western theme and Americana. Special collections they will have on display are photos of family members who have served in the military and special family heirlooms.

Jeff and Angie Howard are the owners/operators of AJ Electric and Solid Rock Rentals. They have three children in grade school and junior high and enjoy camping and 4-wheeling together.

The Dusty Rose — 106 W. Carthage

Karrie Ohnick
The Ohnick’s established their floral and gift shop in 2010. Each member of the family takes a special place in operating the business — Karrie designs, Russell builds, and Misti handles customer service.

They carry a wide variety of gift items, cards, candles fresh flowers; and starting in 2012, they will be starting in the consignment antique business.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church — 208 E. Grant

The Christmas Tree at St. John

St. JohnEvangelical Lutheran Church was first organized in 1887. The current building was built in 1968, and the new fellowship hall was finished and dedicated in November 2007.

Christmas decorating traditions for St. John include a unique Advent wreath which is suspended from the ceiling and a large tree decorated with beautiful Chrismons (ornaments with a spiritual symbolism that are made in combinations of white and gold). Quilts of many patterns and colors made by the Lutheran Women Missionary League will be on display in the fellowship hall.

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