Boy to the at 37th of by the an is international for Alton Blacksmith Called By Death Lovely Wedding At Hospers Church The Christian Reformed Church of Ho.spers was the scene of a beautiful wedding on Friday evening at 7.30, Jan 31, when Kathryn Swcts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Swets of Hospers and Gilbert Rensink, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornie Rensink Rensink of Hospers were united in marriage. Rev. G. J. Haan officiated at the double ring ceremony assisted assisted by Rev. G. Docter. Nuptial music was played by Miss Lois Gesink. Harvey Van Rooyen sang "Because", and, after the ceremony, "The Lonls Prayer." The bride's sister, Evelyn Swets served as maid of honor, drcsKod in white net over satin. She carried a boiiciiiot of carnations carnations and .jonquils. Brides maids were Mrs. John F. Kroyli(!s, sister of the bride, wlio woro a blue forin.il, and Mrs, Albert Heemstra sister of the sroom, who wore a yellow formal. Both carried bouquets of Funeral Today For Outstanding Alton Citizen l»'-'nal. Both carried bouquets of y.'-'""^^'. blue and white carna- I'lido was lovely in ' to ^ith full skirt mad( K^i" ^md finger tip veil, !'^''"'""""t was of yellow, blue satin with full skirt made en- Hor , blue and white carnations. The gropm's attendant was his brother, Hen. Rensink. Ushers were Albert ; Heemstra, John F. Kreykes. Poter Kass, well known retired retired blacksmith and r;irly res Idcnt. died at his home in Alton Monday evening, Feb. 3 at the age of 89. He had been in failing failing health for a year. He was one of Alton's finest citizens, upright and square dealing, and will be missed by liundrcds of friends. He Was the eldest of nine children born Dec. 3. 1857 to Mr. and Mrs. John Kass of St. Donolus, Iowa. When lie was seven tlie family moved to Caledonia, Minn., and at the age of 21 he learned the black smith trade in the iron toundiy at La Crosse, Wis. Oct. 10, 1«8I he married l\Inry Didier and for four years couple lived at Elba. Minn, wliere Mr. Kass owned his firs*, bl.icksmitli shop. After visiting witli his sisl(;r, Mrs. Matt. Bamberg al Alton he decMed \o imovi^ 1o Alton and came lie-e willi liis family in The bride was lovely in while , March, liiiUi. He operated his i of A reception for the couple jyvas.heUl.liX,the banquet hall of Sheldon^ Communifir Building at Sheldon.' The young couple will live on a farm of the groom's father 4 miles east of Hospers. Dodf.re. blacksmith shop here until 37 years ago when he sold the shop to Nick Schumacher and retired from business, having in the meantime invested in farm lands in this vicinity. Mrs. Kass preceded her husband in death July il. 1930. Thrive; children survive their ftither,<ivSraff!3iy "Mrs, 'T>. O'. "Mc- Willlftms (Clara) of Cherokee, Mrs. 0.,..s. Henrich (Olga) of Al t<5,(?;>and,a .son, Odilo; 12 grand- ohil.drcn .and 12 great grand- chil(iren. Mr. Kass, or Grandpa Kass as he was known lo many, was M staunch patriotic citizen and well informed on world affairs, „, , ' T,, , , I devoted to liis family. His liobby St. Mavvs of Alton reached | ^i^^^. retirement was construe'- the semi-tmals in the western ^^^^ furnilure in his base- division of the dK)cesan basket ^1^^,,^ ^^1^,,,.,. ball tournament at I^e M.^-s ^^,,,, i,t,, j^to Tue.«day by defeatma Marcus ^^^^ in the afternoon and Rem->-n ,;i do.ks. of the cn'enine i he lean., coaches ^^,|^.^.,, fmd fans oit Wocliu -dMy mor.i , , dirisl limn -ho,, vva:, jn.g for F). Dod;.-e wluM -o tl...| locals will play .SI. Mary u! , St. Mary's Win Two In Le Mars Tourney shdi.i b( c-,-ii;.e of I' ,-. iirriii-j-aijle "St, Mary's of Alt.m rr'ivided ^''^^ '^''i'l<'''<'!is cl.-iii.s uul the tourney's bij,' iip.se* " ,sa- s ^ ^'''-''•••' ^^''i't''> nia.U!, 'he Sioux City .rournal. ' ^ ^'cintillatin.!,' 37 to 34 Iriump'i He l)as Ijoen ecuilincd to hi> home since Noveniljer but on Sunday was at tlie breakfast table with the family. At noon ^ Stion'for'Uie^'^^'"'"'^ over Refsen' Sf, Mary's. A! ^''o\'*'a' I },° •] "^""'^o'; 'he was taken vor.v ill and ea-ly J^i^^/.l^'Tu^^'^^'T'" I Monday pussed on, surrounde I to 23 at the three-quarter mark. , uis familv Hansen for Alton led his mates' j^^^"^^^ suTvi^ing Mr, Kass are aitack_witli_i9 points. 1^^^^.^ ^^^^^j,^^^ ^i^t^^^ remarkable family of octogenarians, octogenarians, all being over eighty years old and five of the family have celebrated their golden weddings. One sister, Mrs. I Matt Bamber,'! of Alton, preccd- led him in death. next week, but due to conflicting conflicting dates and many other activities activities during the week this event had to be cancelled or postponed. The Communitv troop. jFimeral .•••ervices are at 9:30 In JThursday morning "d St. Mary's m I church. Six grand.sons will act Siride Winter 1936-37,''