Lester's Death

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Lester's Death - LESTER BALGEMAN, GARF1ELD TWP. DIED OF...
LESTER BALGEMAN, GARF1ELD TWP. DIED OF PERITONITIS, FRIDAY /West Bend: 1 The community Was saddened by the death of Lester Balgeman Monday morning about three o'clock in the Lutheran hospital hospital in Fort Dodge. He was operated on for appendicitis and peritonitis set in Friday and he grew steadily worse. He seemed to rally, Sunday night but not for long. He is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Balgeman of Gar- flcld township and was born on the home farm, 24 years ago. He attended attended the country school, later coming to the West Bend high school where he graduated in 1934. He was a member of the Lutheran church and a great worker in the young people's society as well as the church. He is survived by his parents, and a number of brothers and sisters. Funeral services were Wednesday at 2 o'clock in the Lutheran church with the pastor, Rev. E. J. Otto, in charge. Parents of Son Mr. and Mrs. George Thatcher Daubendiek, their son, Of Marcus, also came to see them, Monday. Mrs. J. C. Kongsbach and Mrs, Frank Mikes spent Saturday In Ft. Dodge with the former's sister, Mrs. Ruth Mertcle. Wendell Madole of Waterloo spent the week end at the M. T. Munson Home, the house guest of Miss Charlene Charlene Munson. Clifford Munson of Wesley spent Sunday with his parents, the M, T. Munsons. He returned on the bus from-Whittemore. Howard Reeder spent Sunday at Fcnton with friends. He worked for the telephone exchange at that place at one time. He is now employed here as local manager. The Delta Alphas held their monthly meeting Thursday evening, at the home of Mrs. Jerry Schutter, with Mrs. William Johnson and Miss Dell Minger assisting. Miss Irene Anllker of Hardy is spending a few days at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Raymond Wilson. of IKe of

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  1. The Algona Upper Des Moines,
  2. 16 Feb 1939, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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