JB Winkel sells vet practice 1/10/1956
in to he of the up the arranged J. B. Winkel Sells His Vet Practice Dr. J. B. Winkel, Algona veterinarian veterinarian for the past 24 years, sold his business and property recently recently to Dr. Jerry Shey, who has been Winkel's assistant for the past year and a half. Announcement Announcement of the transaction was made Monday morning. Shey became the new owner Jan, 1. Shey, who was born, raised and graduated from high si^iool at Red Oak, attended Creighton U. at Omaha for a year and graduated graduated from Iowa State College in June, 1954. He was employed by Dr. Winkel following graduation, and served under him until purchasing purchasing the business. Winkel is a life-long resident of this area. He is a graduate of Algona high school and got his degree from Iowa State in' 1932. Following graduation, he was employed by Dr. L. W. Fox for two years, then became a partner partner in the business. When Fox decided to move to Arizona in 1946, Winkel purchased the practiced practiced and in the past few years built a new office and residence on East State street. Dr. Winkel's plans for the future future are indefinite at present, although although it is certain he will r«st, hunt and fish for a while. He will remain in Algona. Shey was married Dec. 17 to Jean Balgeman of West Bend, who served as Winkel's office girl. She will remain in that capacity.