The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 11, 1948 · Page 12
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4-AI0dha Upper Be* Me!ne» Tuesday, May 11, 1*48 Rites Friday, Whittemore^ For Charles C Baas, 74 Whiilemore: Funeral services for Charles C. Baas, 74, were held Friday afternoon at 2:00 p. m. in St. Paul's Lutheran church, the Rev, Paul G. Weinhold officiating. » Charles Baas was born April 1, 1874, at Elmhursl, 111., shortly thereafter he was baptized in the Lutheran faith, and at the age of nine'years he came to Iowa with his parents and settled on a farm southeast of WhittcmoVe. He attended the rural schools and at the age of 14, he was confirmed and received as a communicant member in St. Paul's Lutheran church in Whittcmorc, through the rites of confirmation. On June 23, 1897, the deceased entered into matrimony with Anna Krongberg of Whittemore. Four sons and two daughter were born to them. One year after their marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Baas established (heir horn i j on their present farm, where they lived the past 50 years. Last year June 23, they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in a fitting celebration with their children and grand-children and other relatives and friends. Those- who attended the last rites were from near and far as St. Paul's church was filled to capacity. The deceased was well known by many and no one ever spoke an unkind word of him. Tic was always willing to lend a helping hand to any who were in •need. During his entire residence in this community he was a faithful member of St. Paul's congregation, both in contributions and helping if there was anv work to be done. He served in the board of elders for 15 years in the congregation. The deceased showed evidence of declining health during the past winter and on Mar. 21. it was deemed advisable to take him to the clinic at Rochester, Minn., for further medical aid. There it was found that he was suffering from an incurable malady. lie returned to his home April 1 and since that time had been bedfast. The tender care of hi< wife and children marie his last days on earth as comfortable ;m \vas possible. -He pa-sed quietly away Tuesday mornini;. May 4, at the age of 74 yrs.. one month, and three da vs. His death is mourned by his grieving wife, four sons. Elvin. George. H;"'"lcl a"d Letter, iwu daughters. Edna, Mrs. John Ket' Isen. and Elda at home. 14 grandchildren. two brothers. John Baas. Whittemore. and Henry Baas, Glendale. Calif. One brother. Herman, and one sister, Mrs. Julius Isch, preceded him in death. Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery southeast of Whittemore, Pallbearers were Leonard Baas. Edward Baas. Tom Ketelsen. Edward Krongberg, Walter Bell and Orville Matson. Acad-mv Prom Banquet Presentation Academy held their annual Junior-Senior prom and banquet on Tuesday, May 4, in the school auditorium. After the banquet the following program was presented. Class prophecy. Helen Fan-ell; class history, Jo Ann Kollasch; class poem. LaVerne Wagner; Patroness, Mary K. Streit; Tribute to Faculty, Glenn Kollasch: Athletie.l. Lloyd Kollasch; Advice to the Juniors. Charles Elliert: P.esponse to the Seniors, Helen Reding; Class Will. Anthony Hansen: Remarks, Father Pick. Father Veil was toastmaster. The decorations were centered about the May time theme. In tile center of the hall was the May pole, to which were attached paper streamers of various colors. The table encircled the May pole and streamers were connected to the plate of each graduate. After the dinner the streamers were cut and the May pole revolved. On the west side of the wall was the May altar to which in a grand march the king Glenn Kollaseh. and LaVerne Wagner, led the graduates, who sang a hymn to Mary "Mary Beloved." During the hymn LaVerne crowned the Blessed Virgin with a wreath of flowers. ••s---- do you folks know? THAT YOU CAN HAVE YOUR Groceries Delivered Ask Your Grocer! Two Deliveries Daily The pillar lights and archways were decorated with the class colors, green and gold, The dance music was provided by the Swansons. To Chicago Wedding Mrs. Joseph Esser of here and her son Roland, Des Moines, left by car Thursday, May 6, for Chicago, where they went to.attend the wedding of a brother of Mrs. Esser, Martin Wagner, on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mr. Wagner grew up in this community and has been in the navy the past 15 years. They will also visit with other relatives in Chicago. Picked As Delegates Mrs. Paul Urich and John Uhlenhake were among the 44 picked by the county democrats to attend the democratic convention to be held in Des Moines, May 15. Selection was made last Friday morning at the annual county convention held in the courthouse. Mike McEnroe, county chairman, presided. Winners 4-H Meets The Whittemore Winners 4-H club held a regular meeting at the home of Peggy Patten last week Saturday. Quite a few of the members were ill and could not attend. Peggy Patton demonstrated making of sandwiches' and Naomi Greinert making beverages. Vcrla Barber gave a talk on posture in the kitchen. Discussion included Polly Day, 4-H camp and planning a supper menu, after which they practiced singing the 4H songs'. LaBerta Oswald was reporter. Al Dinner in Algona Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kollasch of Lotts Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund O'Brien and Mrs. Catherine O'Brien of Whittemore were among those who attended a dinner at the Hubert O'Brien home- near Algona. Sunday. Patsy O'Brien was a member of the first Communion class at St. Cecelia's hurch in Algona that day. The Tim O'Briens of Algona, tlie William Rooneys of Armstrong, the Roy Thilges. Mrs. Henry fhilges and daughter Valeria and son Walter, all of St. Joe, were the other guests with the O'Briens. Esser Family Reunion A reunion of the Esser family was held at the home of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Esser. Sundav. The lormer Irene Esser, now Mrs. H. E. Elliott, and her husband of balem, Ore., had spent the weekend at the homes of Raymond and Joseph Esser. Mrs. 'Elliott has not been back here for three- years as they lived in Oregon since 1942. Others who attended the reunion were Mr. and Mrs Henry Esser, Milford, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Esser, Minnesota Lake, Minn.; Roland Esser Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Esser and son James, Mrs. Kate r U7°u- and Mrs ' Matt Krebsbach of Whittemore. funeral of George Miller, 66, held Wednesday at Storm Lake, Mrs. Eisele had been in Storm Lake since last week Sunday, shortly after Mr. Miller had been killed in a plane crash 13 miles north^ west of Storm Lake. Mrs. Eisele has known the Millers for some time, having stayed in their home when sne taught school in Storm Lake at various times. The Millers visited with the Eiseles quite often and always came by plane, An 18-year-old boy, Bob Phillips, a former high school athlete, was also killed in this crash when an engine stalled as It was circling over the home of a farmer who was to be picked up as a passenger. The plane piloted by Mr. Miller crashed into a telephone pole. Mr. Miller was a retired hardware dealer and a relative of the Rev. Father Bauer of Algona. ed ths weddlftg - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dullard and family of West Union visited at the home of Mrs. Mary Euro. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Andre, and son Eldon were Sunday dinner guests at the home of .Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nitchals, Algona. ' Mr. and Mrs. P. J..Fuchsen left foir Wilmington, 111., last week Sunday, where they visited with their son Joseph and family. Mrs. William Meyer Sr. returned home from Rochester, where she had been a patient in St. Mary's hospital the past four weeks. She is well on the road' to recovery. Mrs. Niel Connors, daughter of Martin Duffy Sr. of here, sailed recently from a west coast port for Tokyo, Japan, to join her husband, S. Sgt. Niel W. Connors, who is stationed with Co. B 71st Signal Battalion in Japan. Durwood Walters and Glenn Roxberg. the latter of Polk City, and both students at Drake university spent Saturday and Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. Leo Walters. On Friday a week ago Durwood, with the rest o'f the radio class, attended a breakfast with Bill Stern, sports radio announcer during the Drake relays. A miscellaneous shower was held at the academy hall in hon- er of Miss Margurct' Bushcrfeld. Sunday afternoon. May 9. Miss Busherfeld is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Busherfeld and will marry Dale Lewis of Fort Dodge Monday, May 24. Mr. and Mrs. William Rusch and family of Cedar Falls visited in Whittemore with old friends and relatives over the weekend of last week. They also attend- At Storm Lake Rites Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eisele and Foley attended the . Mrs. Daniel usconos! HELP YOUR COUNTRY... HELP YOURSELF I There 13 still n very real need for every ounce of used fats we can salvage. The world-wid* ihortage is greater today than ever before. Please . . . keep, saving and turning in'y'our used kitchen fats. P. S. Yes I you do get paid for them . . . and you know how ready cash counts today. Keep Turning in Used Fats I 1 Aowlcin Fat Si!«i[i Connittn, lie. Auth orize Sales and Service MAYTAG WASHER MAYTAG IRONER Dutch Oven GAS RANGES Frigidaire and Norge ELECTRIC RANGES Maytag and Frigidaire HOME FREEZERS COME IN AND SEE! CHILLY APPLIANCES Phone 399 Marian and State were mafried in .iWttHflftM"' Lutheran chureh at Letts Greek last week Sunday evening Ferdinand Schulta of Vefttura sftent Thursday night with his brother and sister-in-law, Mr afld Mrs. Henry Sehuttz, Me also attended the funeral of Charles C. Baas, held in St. PaWs Lutheran church, Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kueck of Lone Rock visited Sunday even' iftg at the home of Mr, and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt accompanied by Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith and Mrs. Oeb, Meyer drove to Rochester, /Minn.. Saturday, where they visited with Mrs. William Meyer Sr who had left St. Mary's hospital following an ' opp/ation, and is now in .a rooming house .until she will be able to come home; Frank Meine, accompanied by his parents, Mr, and Mrs. John Meine, visited at the home of Mr and Mrs. Arthur Bahlmer at Es- thervijle. Mrs. Bahlmer will be remembered here as Ada Meine daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Meine. , Fred McWherter of Des Moines was a caller in Whittemore, Wednesday. Mr. McWherter moved to Des Moines this Spring after disposing of his farm just south of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Carlisle, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Swanson and Mrs. Sadie Swanson of Whittemore and Jessie Swanson of Columbus, Ohio, enjoyed themselves to a chicken dinner, in Algona, Thursday evening, and also a show after the biu feed. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Meyer and family visited relatives in 'Belmond last Sunday afternoon and evening. 1 C» : ; ,.r'^ : ' Vi -^.^7T^^^^^^WjW^f^^ £«d*A*f 1*2*1* lilft*ii*A rl a %^i/^lNL$^ ffteffefcie' Irf'tte, v M^'atM^i'-l^'il, ,8bniaie¥ f SWetf Uty BttpTISi tl«lMm^ L •.:^ k^i ene? «nt?'iitar JrtiM; Pastor's Salflry Gets $500 Boost Swoa City—Following • dinner on Wednesday, May 6, members of the Swea City First Baptist church held their annual meeting, electing the following officers for the year ending April 30, 1949: • Trustees, L. J. Hansen'and Albert Johnson; deacons,. P, A. Treat, Dale Reed and Wm. Sanders; deaconesses: Mrs. Jennie McCrery, Mrs. Frank Looft, Mrs. Wm. Barger, Mrs. Floyd Treat. Finance committee, Dettmer Thomp^n, , Lionel Thompson. Sam Link, L. J. Han-en; church clerk, Mrs. Mamie Sperbeck; treasurer, Mrs., Dettmer Thompson and Mrs. Selmer Uhr; missionary treasurer- '.Mrs.' George Butterfield Jr. Benevolence treasurer. Mrs! John Eriekson; pianist, Mrs. Leslie Anderson; assistant pianist, Lavonne Peterson; chorister, Mrs. Peter Peters. Superintendent, Emly Larson; assistant, Mrs. Alfred E. Ander-, son. ' Fine reports were given from all departments of the . church, the missionary department treasurer's report showing about $3000 having been given for missions. The entire budget was increased lor the coming year, including a $500 increase in the pastor's d the eetfgreia- lion fdr tye/fte.ffijssioMrf spffit, saying hrmtl felwtys.haii flit dfti &ire te servi' it efiurch whete the missionary. giving exceeded the GiHs, Swea City, Like Shop Course \ Swea Glty— Which will be of more benetit to bUr future home makers— a yea 1 !* of school shop- work or a year of the regular home economics? Swea City high school girls had no choice this last year, due to the lack oi a home economics teacher on the faculty. This writer is inclined to believe the 'Workshop training would come' very handy for the average housewife, At any rate, the girls have proven themselves quite as capable as first class craftsmen as are the boys.' In fact the course has become so popular that 'it will in all likelihood become .a regular part of the curriculum on a semester basis. ' , This year the girls not- only worked with wood, but made several hand-pounded copper articles such .as candle slick holders, fruit bowls and candy dishes. Girls who took the course include Dorothy Koons, Marilyn Bone. Evelyn Baker, Joan Robison Elaine Heidenwith, Connie Gonzales, Beverly Angle and Barbara Burnette. Their instructor was Verne Wegner. Some Pig At Klemnie, butcher Martin Barz processed a hog that weighed 9oO pounds, alive, and dressed out G70/pounds. That's quite a lot of pork chops and was in fact the biggest hog that Mr. Barz lias ever butchered. The hide alom> weighed 85 pounds and the hams 136 pounds. contact MOVING OR STORING YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS rady Transfer & Storage Co. Fort Dortgo, AgTnfs. Allied Vnn Linos, nip.. In your locnlHy World's Largest Long Distince Moving Service ' t-xcellenl equipment, competent and courteous service. Phone or write for estimate on any moving problem. - _ _ _ _ utf lisa Mae Vaiiwert at . tvffekAftgo Stfndayj Ue$ 2. Miss Van weft is heth§ eeflfierfiiat fo> Haneotkuolmty, She taught hemfe economics here last year, ^ 6n Wednesday, evening 'the Oliver ahd Warren Swing families wefe entertained at dinner At Esthervllle, gttests of Misses Olson, Erdahl, Rettelson and Khutsen, te'achers Who live at the Ballplayef Injured ; Sutfi Carol Helmed tojxire'c his shoulder, wKtfe placing bate bait Thursday afternoon. ^ TRt Burt high school team w6s\ playing- Seneca here and defeatee them by a 10 to 9 score. 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