Denny Peterson - Written by Kai Johnston
Denny Peterson has been coming to Osco for about forty years. He has been volunteering now for thirty years. Denny volunteers in the praise team, as a Sunday school teacher, and in Awana. His occupation is a farmer. His favorite food is burritos.
Some of his hobbies are biking, playing music, and watching baseball. Denny’s favorite team is the St. Louis Cardinals. Every January he goes to Texas to visit his daughter & son-in-law and four grandkids. He has five children and eight grandchildren. He was born in Moline, IL. Denny has no pets. He served in the army reserves. Denny was led to Christ by an anonymous friend.
Lisa Uhlry - Written by Mackenzie Johnston
Lisa Uhlry has been attending Osco Community Church for eight years. She volunteers in Children’s Church, Vacation Bible School, and the Women’s retreats because that’s where she feels God has led her. It excites her to teach something new to a child and watch them get excited about it. Her favorite memory from serving is when the kids she taught in VBS carried a wooden cross on their backs.
Dan Uhlry is Lisa’s husband and they have been married for almost fifteen years. Lisa runs a daycare for children at her home in Cambridge. She used to attend Calvary Chapel and was lead to the Lord by the elder’s wives, pastor’s wives, and a women’s retreat that changed her life.
Lisa enjoys riding her bike, playing tennis, watching Football, and watching her son, Josh, play sports. Her favorite color is red and her favorite movie is Gone with the Wind. Some of her favorite bands/musicians are Hillsong United, Jeremy Camp, Journey, and she loves 70’s music. Her favorite restaurant is In-N- burgers based in California, where she used to live.
Heidi Vang Hoste - Written by Kai Johnston
Heidi Hoste has been coming to Osco Church now for four years. She has volunteered for three years. She volunteers in the worship band, children’s committee, nursery, and the kids choir.
Heidi was led to Christ by a Christian kids’ camp leader when she was nine years old. She has six siblings. Heidi decided to come to Osco because she wanted to be involved with her community.
Heidi’s favorite foods are hamburgers and fries, her favorite color is red; she likes gymnastics. She and her husband, Keith, have five kids. She got into music because when she was little her family always sang songs. Heidi has been doing music for as long as she can remember. Her favorite instrument is the piano.
Candy Snook - Written by Mackenzie Johnston
Candy Snook has been attending Osco Community Church all her life. She volunteers in the nursery and women’s Bible studies because she loves babies, and has a passion for women to know the Lord. Her favorite thing about volunteering is having a lap full of babies, and watching women grow in their faith.
Candy’s hobbies include reading and playing flute/piano. Her favorite book is Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke, her favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice, and her favorite band is Rend Collective. Green is her preferred color, and her favorite food is fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. When she was a child she wanted to be a nurse and a mom, which is what she currently is.
Candy will be celebrating her twentieth wedding anniversary with Wade Snook in August. They live in Cambridge with their five sons: Carter, Victor, Taylor, Tucker, and Gunner.