Re CARYL HAYES' Mother The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL March 27, 1952

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The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL
March 27, 1952 - I decid- HOME ADVISER. LEAVES POST Bernice...
I decid- HOME ADVISER. LEAVES POST Bernice Engelking Resigns .finer nine ieare io marry l r. TkT . -mm -mm Western Scientist Nine years of service to DeKalb bounty will be en Monday Home Adviser Ber nice Engelking leaves her post to become a California bride. There was more than a hint of regret in Miss Engelking's voice and tears were not far from her eves todav as she discussed the Let she hnc held on lontr "How will It feel to start prac- prac- tiddg what you have been preaching," preaching," she was asked. "I don't know," she replied. "I feel Just like any other bride, kind of lost and bewildered." Bernice Engelking came to De Kalb County as the home adviser February 1, 1943, after teaching home economics for two and one- half years at Princeville. When she came here, the membership of the DeKalb County Home Bureau Bureau was 300. When she leaves next Monday night, the membership will be 700. Kane Native Miss Engelking came to DeKalb County , because she was thor oughly familiar with this terri tory. She was born and lived at Plato Center, was graduated from Plato high school and played. with her father, in the Burlington band while still a young girl. The clarinet was her instrument, After 11 years of various Four- H Club activities in Kane County, including being a delegate to the National Four-H Four-H Four-H Club Congress in Chicago in 1934, and as Illinois representative to the National Youth Camp in Michigan in 193o, Miss Engelking enrolled at the University of Illinois. She was graduated in 1940 with a degree in home economics. She became home adviser, re placing Helen Johnson, now Mrs. Donald Ogilvie, Sandwich, who a member of the Home Bureau For the first three years, Miss Eneelkine was alone in the office, tucked away in a corner of the locker plant at North Sixth and Pine Streets. In that time, she or- ganized the DeKalb County Four H Club Federation and also as sideline, played second base and pitched for the Farm Bureau softball team during the war years. An assistant was engaged 1946 to help with the youth work, Jane Bartell being the first. Oth ers who have worked as assistant home adviser since are Marbry Fay, Jean Pickett, and Dorothy Giese who now holds the job. She has served as vice presl dent of the Illinois Home Advis- (Turn to Page Two, Please)

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