Why family meals matter

By Cheryl Mussatto MS, RD, LD

The most important conversation of our lives happens around the family dinner table. Food nourishes life. Sharing it with family, nurtures living.

September is National Family Meals Month and is meant to encourage families everywhere to share at least one meal a week. When we return to the kitchen to enjoy wholesome meals together as a family, this unpretentious ritual has more power resulting in children who are smarter, stronger, healthier, happier and well-adjusted.

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Grandparents Day

100-year-old woman still makes time for grandchildren
LYNDON — One-hundred years. Four children, 13 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren. It all adds up to a lifetime of family and love.
When Goldie Adams celebrated her 100th birthday Aug. 2, she was surrounded by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, with the youngest at 1-years-old. In honor of Grandparents’ Day Sunday, Sept. 10, she reflected on what it means to be a grandma.

Frances Anna Sloop

March 11, 1931 – Sept. 1, 2017

Topeka — Frances Anna Sloop, Lyndon, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. She was 86.

She was born March 11, 1931, at Concordia, Mo., the daughter of John and Anna Heins Borgelt. She lived in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to the Lyndon community in 1954.

Lara Nell Gragg Stout

Nov. 16, 1925 – Aug. 29, 2017

MERIDEN — Lara Nell Gragg Stout, Meriden, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Kelly House, Meriden. She was 91.

She was born Nov. 16, 1925, at home in rural La Harpe in Allen County, the daughter of Harry and Silva Morrison Smoot.

She graduated from Iola High School in 1943 and went to work at Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita. While in Wichita, she completed the Red Cross nurse aide course and worked as a nurse’s aide at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.

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Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD for Dr. David Samadi

Burlingame, meet Burlingame

Burlingame relative visits Burlingame city

Burlingame relative visits Burlingame city

BURLINGAME – A Burlingame was in Burlingame last week.

Richard Burlingame, a truck driver from Pennsylvania, stopped at various sites Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Burlingame for a quick tour of the city named after his distant cousin, Anson Burlingame.

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James Sosebee

Died – Aug. 26, 2017

TOPEKA — James "Rock" Sosebee, Vassar, died Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Colmery O’Neil VA Medical Center, Topeka. He was 75.

Memorial services are being planned for November with Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon.

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