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Mrs. Moore to voting John and at b will will ami Dec. equipment of kitchen, etc. Aletta Wanted the Job Of Home Matron Last speaker on the program was Mrs. Alet'a Darrah, who told of she and her husband Clarence becoming the farm supervisors In March 19S2, after having sold fhir cafe in Elma, They served 18 yeais farm steward and matron. Clarence retiring last June, and Aletta staying on as attendant and cook, while the Darrahs' daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Francis (Marilyn) Ott took over as administrators. She stated that the building of the new addition is a dream come true, that this home away from home is something all be proud of. She referred to the dreams of Joe Bouska, when he was on the county welfare board, and of former county home administrators Mr. and Mrs. Joe Werhan in the 1940's. She said she's still enjoying her days at the home. The singing of "Blest Be the Tie That Binds" closed the dedication program. Tours of the facility were then conducted the Co. Supervisors and others, and coffee and delicacies were served from a beautifully set table. Flowers from many- interested folks, contractors, and others were seen throughout the building. Contractors and staff members were introduced on the program. The Administrators of the Care Facility are Marilyn and Francis Ott. The Facility Staff includes: James L. Ott as Farm Supervisor; Kathryn Strike and Eileen Melver as Cooks; Aletta Darrah as Attendant and Cook; Dorothy Hurst as Attendant and Activities Director; Patricia Melver as Attendant and Laundress; Clarence Andera as Night Attendant; and Leon Benson as Night Attendant. Architect for the new facility is Powers-Willis and Associates of Iowa City. Iowa. General Contractor is Engen Construction Co. of Mabel, M i n n . Mechanical Contractor is Schmidt Plbg. Htg.. Charles City. Iowa; Electrical contractor is Bclz Electric of Decorah. iowa: Kitchen equipment by Hockenbcrgs, DCS Moines, and Lagoon contractor is Lerdall Construction Co., Decorah. Present occupants of the Care Facility were Mary Tlusty. Rosella Hart. Gcncvievc RipJey, Agnes Tlusty. Adeline Saxton. Amelia Lickteig. Olga Schmidt, Louise Zobeck, Dorothy Duffy, Elsie Dodd. Viola Feme, Frank Tlusty. Jim Elder, George Lubbert, Paul Schmelzer, Dale Dodd, Curtis Wedderspoon, Dyral Miller. Russell Weinkauf. Bennie Houdek, Donald Woodward, Woodward, Edward Bunge. Clarence Hart, Oren Jacobson, Clem Lickteig, Vern Behrcns. Melvin Olson, and Harold Halweg.