Offering their welcome here are Orient residents, back left: Alvin Martinmaas, Bob Hansen, Bill Muth, Max Martinmaas, Bill Martinmaas, Joe Pfeifer, Kyle Wangsness, Gary Remmers, Kathy Remmers, Steve Schulte, Skyla Wangsness, Larry Wangsness, Ray Pottebaum, John Hagen and Sam Aesoph. Center left: Cindy Martinmaas, Darci Martinmaas, Amanda Wangsness, Delores Eaton, Abby Clement, Helen McKay, Courtney Edgar, Marlene Wangsness, Beth Edgar, Dean Edgar, Delores Clement, Alex Aesoph, Kelly Aesoph, Anna Aesoph, Otho Eaton, Don Clement and Jody Clement.
Front left: Emma Martinmaas, Micah Martinmaas, Kaitee Schaefers, Robin Young, Robby Young, Rex Young, Matthew Young, Andrew Edgar, Ely Wangsness, Cooper Wangsness, Izzy Aesoph, Jack Aesoph and Brandon Clement. (Approximately 20 individuals were not available the day of the town photo.)
Orient is planning a big welcome for a 125th anniversary of the founding of the town. Recently a good portion of the town population (63, according to the 2010 Census) gathered for this photo and to invite everyone to “Come Join Us” Friday through Sunday, July 6-7-8, for the Orient Quaquicentennial Celebration.
Activities begin with an all-school reunion on Friday. Go to www.Orient125.com for a tentative schedule for the rest of the celebration, plus a number of photos of the town of Orient. Here’s one example:
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Thanks to the Faulk County Record for providing this story.