Letters: Community's kindness doesn't go unnoticed
October 7, 2021
To the editor:
We want to thank the citizens of Everly for your true Iowa spirit demonstrated by your acceptance and kindness to a stranger.
I am referring to a recent member of your community, Steve Slater. Steve was a cousin to my husband, Gerry. Steve passed away in June and is now a resident of heaven.
Steve lived in New Hampshire for many years and fought the crowds and the rat race traffic on a daily basis.
Four years ago, Steve spent his vacation with us. He loved the rural atmosphere, the friendliness that was expressed by the guys he met at the coffee klatches he joined at HyVee, t...