The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 16, 1965 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 16, 1965
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Ringsted Couple Killed In Crash Near Ogden A Ringsted couple, on their way to attend the funeral of their daughter-in-law's mother in Excelsior Springs, Mo., died instantly late Wednesday in a two- car collision on highway 169 south of Odgen. Nels F. Nelson, 59, and his wife Vera Lila, 55, were pinned under the wreckage in a field. Driver and sole occupant of the second car, William Clinton Foster, 79, Boone, also died in the crash. State highway patrolmen and Boone county officials said the northbound Foster car apparently turned out to pass another vehicle and did not get back into the right lane. The family of the couple, living in Ringsted, said plans of the Nelsons were to drive as far as Carthage, Mo. Wednesday where they intended to stay overnight and resume their trip to Excelsior Thursday. The funeral they were to attend was that of the mother of Mrs. Norman Nelson of Cairo, Mo. Nels Floyd Nelson was born Nov. 5, 1906 in Lohrville, Iowa. He came as a baby with his parents to the Ringsted community and they farmed southeast of Ringsted. After his marriage to Vera Larson of Ringsted, the couple also farmed southeast of Ringsted. In addition to his children, survivors are brothers and sisters, Gilbert, Harry L., Mrs. Roy Benson, Mrs. Thorvald Hansen, Mrs. Raymond Christiansen, all of Ringsted, Lawrence P. of Armstrong, and twin brothers, Alvin and Melvin, both of Moline, m. Vera Lila Larson was born Sept. 4, 1910 at Ringsted. She graduated from Ringsted high school, attended Teachers College at Cedar Falls and taught in rural Palo Alto county schools for several years. June 18, 1930 she married Nels Nelson at Ringsted. Surviving are sisters and brothers, Mrs. Christ Larson of Armstrong, Mrs. Walter Jentz of Fenton and Leslie Larson of Mesa, Ariz. The couple were parents of four children, Mrs. Harold Long of Estherville, Norman of Cairo, Mo., Duane (Bud) of Armstrong and Gary of Ringsted. Also surviving are nine grandchildren. Funeral services for the couple were held at 2 p. m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran church in Ringsted with Rev. Stanley Hansen of Exira officiating. Burial was at Memorial cemetery. MR. AND MRS. John Button were visited over Veterans Day .by their son Jerry and family, Omaha. MR. AND MRS. William Dau attended funeral services Wednesday at Mason City for Kenneth Schultz, 46, cousin of Mr. Dau, who died of a heart attack. He suffered the attack Monday. DR. AND MRS. A. J. Gotten went to Mason City Sunday to see Mrs. Elvira Monlux at Park hospital where she was taken recently to have a broken hip pinned. Dr. Robert Monlux was there from San Jose, Calif, and the other sons, Dr. Andrew Monlux and Dr. William Monlux, were expected that day from Stillwater, Okla. and Ames, respectively. MRS. OLGA Maland, who has for some time been a resident at the Good Samaritan home, is at St. Ann hospital. Her brother &nd sister-in-law, Mr. Clarence Maland, live at Elmore. MRS. MARY Barry has recently been visited by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Berrie, McGregor, and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Brennen and family, Emmetsburg. CHARLES YOUNG, Massillon, Ohio, and Edward Young, Paoli, Ind., have been here to visit with their brother Oliver Young at the Good Samaritan Home. MRS. ANDREW Hansen has had a letter from Frances Wright, former Algonan who has made her home at Eagle Grove several years, that she is having a check-up at Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. MR. AND MRS. Elmer Jasperson have had as guests the latter's brother and sister-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Ball, Prescott, Ariz., who came Wednesday. They will also visit Mrs. Ball's relatives in Clear Lake and will return here to spend Thanksgiving and with the ; Jaspersons will go to Minnesota for a visit with relatives. DR. LOUIS Preul, former district superintendent of the Methodist area, is now in the health center at Friendship Haven, Ft. Dodge. Mrs. Preul is staying at Friendship Haven for the winter. WILLIAM GEERING has received word of the death of his sister, Mrs. Ray Knoll 73, Nov. 10 at St. Louis, Mo. Death was due to a heart attack. She had previously suffered a couple of strokes. This leaves Mr. Geering the last of his family. The daughter of the Geering's, Mrs. Everett Black and children, came here from Spencer after hearing the news. Rev. Black and family came again Saturday and were dinner guests. MRS. MOUNT Kinseth has been spending most of her time at Park hospital. Mason City, where her husband is hospitalized. MR. AND MRS. Curtis Haahr spent last Sunday at Fairmont with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Haahr and Mr. and Mrs. William Olson. MERLE CONRAD went to Murray last week to bring home his wife and son Buddy, who had spent a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stutzman. MR. AND MRS. James Kunkel spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Becker at St. Benedict and were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ptacek, Britt. MR. AND MRS. Andrew Hansen have received word from their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Tippin, Odessa, Tex., that they are moving to Spencer where Mr. Tippin will be manager of one of the departments of the Gamble store. They will be here in time to have Thanksgiving dinner with the Hansens. DR. AND MRS. Ray Potter were visited last week by their daughter, Mrs. Don McDonough and family, Schaller. MR. AND MRS. Kent Brown have moved here from Los Angeles, Calif, and are living in one of the Misbach apartments. Mrs. Brown is the former Sheila Fain, sister of Mrs. Vincent Bernardo. Mr. Brown is employed at Weidenhoffs. MR. AND MRS. Arthur Leek, Mrs. Gertrude Faulstich and Mrs. Mildred Fraser went to Minneapolis to visit Mr. and Mrs. , Louis Fraser, who recently moved to Bloomington, a suburb of Minneapolis. MR. AND MRS. Everett Barr will be visited three days next week by the latter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Sargent, Heather and Jeff, Bloomington, Del. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1965 Algona, (la.) Upper DM Moln* WILLIAM F. Wetzel, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Wetzel, 701 East Elm Street, Algona, has been pledged to the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Mankato State College, where he is a junior majoring in social recreation. Bill was pledged in formal cere- monies at the fraternity house on the Mankato State campus, October 28. Surrender of 12,500 Union troops to Stonewall Jackson at Harper's Ferry was the largest in U. S. history prior to Corregidor. 1964 Mercury Montelalr 4 dr, hardtop. Power strg., merc-O-matic, Fawn color w/matching trim. One owner. 1963 Mercury Monterey Custom 4 dr. Mercomatic, pwr. Strg., breezeway rear window. Spotless inside and out-one own- 1963 Dodge 4 dr. 6 cyl. Strt. trans., radio, light turquoise w/matching interior. Extra clean, real economy. I 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 4 dr., pwr. strg., cruise-o-mat- ic. Chestnut w/white top. Perfect condition. 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 4 dr. pwr. strg., cruise-o-mat- ic. Solid white w/black interior trim. 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 2 dr., V8, std. trans., radio. Nice car for the young man. 1962 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe 6 cyl. power- glide, pwr. strg. Beige w/matching interior. 1961 Ford 2 dr. hardtop, cruise-o-matic, radio. Solid white color, extra nice. 1961 Ford Galaxie 4 dr. Cruise-o-matic, radio. Turqouise w/white top, matching interior. Nice family car. 1958 Chevrolet 4 dr., < cyl. std. trans. Med. Blue color. Clean and economical. Only 45,000 actual miles. 1961 Comet St. Wagon 4 dr., std. trans., 6 cyl., luggage rack. Solid red, real economy. 1960 Dodge Pioneer 6 pass. St. Wagon. Pwr. strg., auto, trans., solid red color. 1960 International ^T P/U. 3 Speed trans. Complete w/Heater, rear bumper, w/sidewalls. Sharpest Pickup around. 1963 Ford Econoline Van. Side and rear doors, windows all around. Lt. blue color, perfect for delivery work. TAYLOR MOTOR Co. On The Spot Bank Financing FORD A MERCURY SALES * SERVICE Phont 5-3504 "' ' ' <r '" ; _;.' !,'" FALL CLEARANCE Coats Presses Sportswear Lingerie Car Coats Suits Children* Dresses Childrens Coats

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