Merry Christmas Columnists ~ 2005

Tom Stumpf, Victoria Cowboy Correspondent, teases Kramer into good behavior for the camera.

Tom Abts, Head Pro and General Manager at Deer Run, in front of the Deer Run Club House on the day before it snowed.

Father Bob White at the altar in the new St. Victoria Catholic Church.

Mike Wartman, who lives with his family at Prior Lake, writes each month about growing up in Victoria.

Mary Leizinger at home in her Victoria real estate office.

Pastor Frank Jones at Lake Auburn Moravian Church in Victoria.

Pastor Bill Bonner of Waterbrooke Fellowship, a church soon to celebrate a groundbreaking on Lake Wasserman in Victoria.

Pastor Thomas Braun at Christ Victorious Lutheran Church.

Kurt Zuppke, President of the Victoria Lions Club, and his pal Mac the Red Lab.

Ethel Ausink, Victoria Senior Citizen Reporter, on the sun porch at her home.

Jennifer Chapman, Executive Director of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce.

Carver County Commissioner Gary Delaney, his wife Anne, with buddy Barney at their home in Victoria.

Pastor Ken Kotzer at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church-West Campus in Victoria.

Thom Derr, Rough Rider Writer, and his Harley Babe, wife Claudia.

Tom Gray, Victoria Building Official, and his son Christopher.

Father Elstan Coghill, OFM, priest at St. Victoria Catholic Church from 1985 to 1996, author of PRINTS OF A PRIEST, last Franciscan to serve at St. Victoria and his friend Maude.

Tom, when are you going to get that dog under control!  You're as bad as Fr. Elstan.

Steve and Kathy Schmieg, realtors and members of Old Victoria families.

Merry Jerry Bohn and his wife Marlene at a recent Open House at Emerald Crest of Victoria.

Jenny, daughter of Allan and (Editor) Sue Orsen, is the only cartoonist that the Victoria Gazette has ever known pictured here with husband Christopher and children Addie Sue and Gunnar Ray.

The End

Love, Editor Sue