Category Archives: Feature

The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, May 6, 2021

  My youngest daughter has been staying in my home. She is staying for the high school graduation of her niece and nephew (twins). She will then return to her home and husband in Salt Lake City. It’s like once again having a teenager in the house, only this teenager is 45 years old! She works in Utah from...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Apr. 29, 2021

No great things going on right now. Oh, I forgot, there is one great thing going on, see way below. I have put my garden in. I’m not much of a green thumb. I slam that garden in as fast as I can because I don’t like to do it. My rows are terribly crooked because...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers Apr. 22, 2021

  My daughters have now taken over my well-being. They tell me what I should eat, what time to go to bed, etc. It is not going very well because I don’t follow their demands. They think I should tie my shoes. I have not tied my shoelaces for 15 years, ever since I got so old...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Apr. 15, 2021

Nothing seems to go as I plan in this life. I had to take my son-in-law to the Des Moines Airport last week. He was flying back home to Salt Lake City. It was a horribly windy day (gusts up to 60 mph). I got him delivered to the airport in good shape and headed home. I was...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Apr. 8, 2021

As most of you know, my wife passed away recently. So far, it’s the worst time of my life. I met her 60 years ago at the Newton skating rink. Some of us young guys used to go up there and look at all the girls and try to talk to them and maybe take one...
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Serving U.S.: Tonya Horn

          Tonya Horn, 35, was raised in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Randy Horn and Charlyce (Martin) Weeks, with her older siblings Amber and Dustin. In the summer of 2001, Horn moved to Montezuma, where she was a 2004 graduate. Active in band and volleyball, Horn was a hard worker and a team player. She offered people respect,...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Mar. 4, 2021

I had an experience a couple of weeks ago besides the 18-below- zero cold. I got up and felt a little fuzzy like I always do. I went out to the garage and started fiddling with something I had probably broken the day before. Things started to get strange. I became dizzy as a loon. I started...
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