The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1966 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 3, 1966
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2-A!0eno (Id.) Upp*r D*» Metntt Fabruery 3, 1966 Eileen Lynch Of Seneca Is Given Shower SENECA - Eileen Lynch, bride elect of Leon John Geitzenauer of Lone Rock, was feted at a miscellaneous shower given in her honor Sunday at the St. John's hall, Bancroft. Cards furnished the entertainment, with prizes won by Mrs. George Merron for high score and Mrs. Amey Cherland, low score. Mrs. Henry Schroeder won the lucky plate prize. Those served at the bride's table included the honoree, her mother, Mrs. Wayne Lynch, the groom's mother, Mrs. Lorenz Geitzenauer, Lone Rock, his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Stauder, Bancroft, the honoree's aunts, Mrs. Willard Thompson, Lone Rock and Mrs. Lorraine Foley Fischer of GranviHe, and the bride-elect's attendants, Pat Binzen, Ann Marie Walsh, Rochester, Minn., and Diane Vaske, Mason City, all who helped the honoree in opening and displaying the gifts. Hostesses included Mrs. Dave Lynch, Mrs. Roman Ricke, Mrs. Lorraine Fischer, Mrs. Willard Thompson, Mrs. Robert Lynch, Mrs. Dennis Lynch, Mrs. Robert Binzen, Mrs. Lawrence Walsh, Kay Geitzenauer, Kathy 0*Donnell, Mrs. Clarence Vaske, Mrs. Floyd Brekke, Mrs. Russell Jensen, Mrs. Everett Witham, Mrs. Frank Meyer, Mrs. Don Shillington, Mrs. Fritz Newbrough, Mrs. Frank Kramer, Mrs. Frank Dreyer, Mrs. Norman Finnestad and Mrs. Delbert Geitzenauer. Miss Lynch and Leon John Geitzenauer will be married Feb. 12 at St. John's Catholic church, Bancroft. The bride-elect is attending La James Beauty School at Mason City and the groom is a student at Hamilton Business College, Mason City. - o - SENECA STARS Seneca Stars 4-H club held their January meeting at the home of Linda Kracht. The meeting was called to order by thenew president, Cathy Bergum. Roll call was answered be each girl describing her favorite Christmas gift. Becky Jensen gave an illustrated talk, Cathy Bergum demonstrated the altering of a pattern, after which Linda Kracht showed the group how to lay out a pattern and to cut the material. Barbara Andre then demonstrated bow to mark a pattern for darts. Group activities consisted of taking posture pictures of each individual after which each member laid out and cut a pattern for a dress which each will work on at each meeting. Jill and Becky Jensen will be February hostesses. - o - Seneca Thursday club met at the home of Mrs. Ervin Votteler Thursday. Members present answered roll call by giving instructions in making a Valentine dessert. The yearly programs were distributed and clans made for the club party which will be held at the Everett Witham's Feb. 25 with the husbands of members as guests. Mrs. Raymond Gardner and Mrs. Gerhard Herem were guests. Bancroft Girl Shower Honoree BANCROFT - A miscellaneous shower honoring nene Lynch was held Sunday afternoon in St. John's Catholic church. Miss Lynch will become the bride of Leon Geitzenauer. - o- Banns of marriage were published Sunday for Kenneth Helldorfer son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Heldorfer and Marilyn Vaske, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Vaske, Bancroft. Allen Wesselman, farmer north of Bancroft, suffered gashes above his left eye when a corn rake fell, hitting him in the face. Richard Dudding underwent major surgery at Rochester Wednesday and expects to return to his home this week. Dr, Egan returned to his home and expects to be in his office part time this week. David McCliesh was involved in a car-truck accident while returning to his Chicago home after bringing his wife and daughter here for a visit. David was not seriously injured but his car was a total loss. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen McCliesh, Miss Cranston Is Homemaker Winner, Bud BURT - Claudine Cranston, Burt high senior was named "The Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow." Claudine won the honor by scoring the highest in a test given to the senior girls. She is now eligible for state and national competition awards and scholarship. As a local winner she has already received a pin and a letter of recognition. Claudine is a member of the National Honor Society, was Algona Band Queen, is active in vocal and instrumental music, is a class officer, cheer leader (foot ball), a forward on the girls' basketball team, is active in track, serves on paper and annual staff, and participated in class plays and speech contest. She is the daughter of Supt. and Mrs. Bfuce Cranston. Family Night By Lotts Creek 4-H Held Jan. 24 On January 24, Family Night was held by the Lotts Creek Leaders 4-H club. It was held at the Lone Rock Legion. The members served a supper consisting of pancakes, sausage and beverage to their families. Present were 28 visitors and 17 members. A meeting followed at 8:30 and adjourned at 9:00. Minutes and treasurer's report were read and approved. Unused food products were sold by auction. It was decided to have a senior basketball team. Two demonstrations were given. One on gun safety, given by Lany Pete rand Robe rtRuhnke. Evelyn Bierstedt and Barbara Pompe gave theirs on physical fitness. Judy Wolters gave a topic on planting flower bulbs during the winter. Elsie Lockwood Of Bud Is Wed Jan, 23 Bl'RT - In a double ring marriage ceremony performed by candlelight byRev.MerlinDavies Jan. 23 at the Burt Methodist church, Elsie A. Lockwood, Burt, became the bride of Lowell H. Winter of Los Angeles, Calif. Attending the couple were the bride's daughter, Mrs. Arnold Clark, Spencer, and her son, Dale Lockwood, Burt, Ushers were Arnold Clark, son-in-law of the bride, and Lester Bonnstetter, brother -in-law of the bride. The candles were lit by the bride's grandaugbter, Rochelle Clark. Nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Dale Lockwood at the organ and Mrs. Russell Tebben, soloist. "The Lord's Prayer" was sung by recording made for the wedding by the groom's son, Richard Winter. A reception for close relatives and friends was held in fellowship hall immediately following the ceremony. Mrs. Don Mitchell had charge of the guest book. Dining room hostesses were Mesdames M. I. Lichter, Dean Andrews, Milfred Smith and W. W. Boettcher. Mrs. Orval Hoffman had charge of the gift table. Punch was served by Mrs. J. L. Miller and Mrs. Lester Bonnstetter presided at coffee service. Mr. and Mrs. Winter left Thursday for several month's extensive travel through Arizona, Nevada, California and other areas. Plan Party Four Corners Mothers and Daughters will meet Feb. 10 at the home of Eula Rich with Janice Lindhorst assisting. Charter Cheer article will be given by Violet Walker. Family evening party will be held Feb. 11 at the Lutheran school, Whittemore, staring at 6:30. Each one is to bring a covered dish and table service. Herman Rachut, Jr. will show pictures taken while he was in Ethiopia. SCI Scholarship Les Burns, son of Mrs. Eleanor Burns, Algona, and who has been attending school in California, has been selected to receive a football scholarship from the State College of Iowa at Cedar Falls. Roberta Ackerman, who attends beauty school in Mason City, spent the weekend with her sister and husband, Mr.andMrs. David Bunkofske, and with her mother, Mrs. Muriel Ackerman, Lone Rock. HOSPITAL NEWS Jan. 25 - Admitted: Mrs. Elizabeth Helmke, Mary Flaig, Algona, medical; dismissed: Theodore Gilbaagh, Douglas Hammer, Bennie Binns, Algona. Jan. 26 - Admitted: Fred Gronbach, Debra Forsyte, Algona, medical. Jan. 27 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Reding, Algona, boy, 9 IDS., 3 oz.; admitted: Jean Wadsworth, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Elizabeth Helmke, Algona; Julia Warne, Burt. Jan. 28 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kohlhaas, Livermore, boy, 7 Ibs. 5 1/2 oz.; admitted: Baby Frank Schmidt, West Bend, medical; dismissed; Mrs. Howard Bierstedt, Lone Rock; Debra Forsyth, Algona. Jan. 29 - Dismissed: Boarder Stephanie Sell, Albert Sorenson, Algona; Mrs. Anita Thilges, Bode. Jan. 30-Birth: Mr.andMrs. Marvin Tripp, Algona, boy, 7 IDS., 6 1/2 oz.; admitted: John Pendergast, Algona, surgery; Gerald White, Bancroft, medical, Mrs. Cecelia Scott, Burt, medical ; Mrs. Caroline Wesselman, Algona, fracture; dismissed: Fred Gronbach, Rev. Robert Lorenz, Algona. Jan. 31 - Birth: Mr.andMrs. James Reefer, Algona, boy , 7 Ibs.; admitted : Mrs. Grace French, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Eleanor Thilges, Bode; Gerald White, Bancroft; George Heimendinger, Clear Lake; Lynn Taylor, Mary Flaig, Floyd Newville, Mrs. Grace Newville, Algona. Is Recovering From injuries SENECA - Lee Preston, son of the Howard Prestons, is recuperating from injuries received in an accident when his car hit a dead-end on a road one mile west and one north of Seneca. He got out of the car and walked and ran td- the Elvin Godfredson farm home approximately one mile away. Elvin took him to a doctor who found that he had suffered facial lacerations, a broken nose, five"" teeth broken out, and an injury to his jaw bone. Lee was hospitalized at Holy Family hospi-., tal and Thursday submitted to an operation on his nose. He had an appointment to see a dentist and the doctor Saturday. Lee is a senior at Sentral high school. - o - Three Sentral Community high school music students are eli- U>VE AT FIRST BITE;" " sweets to the sweet! quality confections/ sure to please! DON'T WAIT - GIT YOUR WHITMAN'S VALENTINE BOXED CANDY NOW I THUENTE PHARMACY for chairs In the Northwest Band Festival Feb. 5 at Cherokee. They are: Mary LOT Larsen (first chairX Rodney Jensen and Mary Ellen Dlts- worth. The music department has been invited to send representatives to the Tan Corn Band Festival at Cedar Fall Feb. 12 for the band and Feb. 26 for the rocal department. Relative Killed Mr. and Mrs. John Weydert went to Minnesota Lake last week to attend funeral services for five-month old Sheila Marie Kringel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Kringel. Sheila was killed in a car accident when the car, driven by her mother, collided with another at an icy intersection near their home. Mrs. Kringel and daughter, Rhonda, are in a Mankato hospital with concussions. Mrs. Kringel is a niece of the Wey- derts. Change Date The mid-winter meeting of the Garrigan Booster Club, originally slated Feb. 2, will be held instead tonight (Thursday), Feb. 3, at 8 p. m. in the school cafeteria. All Booster Club members and Bear Business Boosters are welcome. 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