The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 22, 1948 · Page 2
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:~A!gono Upper Des Maine* Tuesday, June 22, 1948 Final Rites For Herman Boettcher At Lone Rock Lolls .Creek — Final rites for Herman H. Boettcher were held at 3 P.M. Saturday, June 19, at the Tmmanouol Lutheran church at Lone Hock. The former resident of Kossuth County was laid to rest in the Im- inannel Cemetery at Lone Rock. The Reverend E. H. Spaude conducted the services. Services were also held at the Lutheran church in Windom, Minnesota of which Mr. Boettcher was a member during his 4 12 years at Windom. Pallbearers at the services were Re-inhard Bchnke, Walter. Behnke, Gtistnv Krause, Alex Radig, Bernard Luedlkc and Arthur Lued- tjie. Mr. Boettcher was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Bocltcher of Fen ton. After farm- i ••<!, several years in Minnesota, he came to Iowa and was actively cugagect in the tire and battery business in Algona for 21 years. He left Algona in 19H6 and had been farming near Windom the past 12 years. Mr. Boettcher's death came very suddenly on Tuesday, June IS, around 5:00 p.m. He had gone out to mow alfalfa with a tractor and power motor. While making his his clothing was power take-off. It however, that he a beart attack be- tore his clothing was caught since he had alwyas been extremely careful in the use of machinery. Tie is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Leslie Hawes, Fargan, Oklahoma; Mrs. George Carner, Omaha, Neb.: and Mrs. H. E. Hauek, Humboldt; two sons, Arthur, Big Timber, Mont.: and Arnold, at home: six grandchildren, four brothers including Robert, William and Fred Boettcher of Lotts Creek; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Geilenfeldl of Algona and Mi.;. Paul Schmidt of Mapes, N. Relatives and friends from a distance attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dreyer, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dreyer, Mr. and Mrs. George Dreyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dreyer, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Liesner, Oscar Kohhves. Harold Dreyer all of Austin, Minn. Also Mrs. Arndt Weyrum, Alden, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. John Hedler, Raymond, Minn. third round, caught in the was believed, had suffered Rodney Scheer and Barbara Scheer of Arlington, Nebr., visited i'rom Saturday till Friday at the home of their aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Wolter. Rodney is a student at St. Paul's college, Concordia, Mo. Mrs. Ida Kuecker entertained at a birthday party in honor of her son Richard Saturday afternoon. Those attending were Mrs. A. F. Otto and family, Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Marlene and Leon, Mrs. Otto Wichtcndahl, Sharon, Dianoe and Charlotte Wichtendahl, Mrs. Noah Reisner ffii i f+f^t&ir* STILL GOING CATTLE SPRAY Reg. 90c Gal. SALE MOTOR OIL 100% Pure Pennsylvania Reg. 90c Gal. SALE l¥C Tax Included FISHING LURES Special for the price of 2 for the 4 price of I FOG LAMPS Chrome plated. Reg. $4.39 FLASH LIGHT BATTERIES Reg. 8c value 4c SALE Coronado Deluxe WASHING MACHINES Reg. Price $115.95 05.95 NOT-llfW and Vernon, Mrs. W. A. Leininger, Jackie and Harlan, Keith and Neil Colwell and Mrs. Wm. Zimmermann, Mrs. Harlan Balgeman and Lynn of Whittemore. Wednesday evening supper guests at the Wm. Zimmerlnann's were Mrs. C. H. Wilte, sons Frank and Edward, and Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Witte, Jerry and Pearl, of Cold Springs, S. D., Miss Arlene Witte, Sioux City, Mrs. Carl Kummerfeldt, Melvin, Larry and Gail, Ruthven, and Otto Witte, Fenton. Mary Newton To BeSt. joeBri Of Alvin Berte St. Joe—A pre-nijptial miscellaneous shower was given in St. Joseph's hall Sunday afternoon June 20 for Mary Newton. Miss Newton will be the bride of Alvin Berte on June 28. Household Helper Mildred Bormann is assisting with the household duties at the Paul PJrpelding home. Thul Family Meels A Thul family gathering was held Sunday at the Eugene Thul home near Ledyard in Jionor of Father's Day and the June birthday in the Thul family. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. John Thul, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wegner and family, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kohlhaas and family. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thul and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Milford Plothc and daughter and H. A. Henderson. Mrs. Origer recently underwent an operation at the Colonial hospital at Rothesteiv Mr. £rtd Mrs. CiMper Ka'yser returned to her home at Wase&a, Minn., on Wednesday afternoon after attending the • Thilges-Kayser weddif!g here. Mrs. Gerald Henley and children returned to their home f at Ruthven, Wednesday afternoon, after a week's visit here at the Mrs. Ida Becker home. Mrs. Henley is the former Rita Becker. Mrs. Charles Berte purchased a house in Liverrrtore and will soon move to Livormore with her daughters Agnes and Anna Marie and son Francis. • Barbara Sunderman of Earling is spending some time at the home of her uncle and aunt the John Bormanns. Irene Berger returned to her home at Whittemore after spending two months at the Paul Erpelding homo. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thilges are the parents of a girl born Sunday, June 13, at the Kossuth hospital. They now have two girls. Mrs. Peter Schmidt, who was taken seriously sick while visit- ng in Kansas Citv. recently was brought home on Thursday afternoon by ambulance from Algona. Mrs. Mary Zeller and son George of Watertown. S. D., Mrs. 3d Butler and daughter Kathryn jf Wabay. S. D., left Thursday morning for their home after visiting here with relatives and attending the Thilges-Kayser wedding on Tuesday, June 15.' Mrs. Roney Thilges, who also had been visiting here, accompanied them to her home at Tracy, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Smith and son returned to their home at Hartley on Wednesday morning after attending the Thilges- Kayser wedding. Mr. and Mrs. John Zeller, Mary Jane and Marvin Origer spent last Sunday in Rochester, Minn., with Mr. and Mrs. John Origer. Caljfornians Pay Visit To Swea City Swea City—Mr. and Mrs. Mil- tr-n Anderson and daughter Carolyn of Los Angeles, Calif., are visiting relatives and friends in this community. The Andersons' visit to Iowa was timed to coincide with the golden wedding observance of Mrs. Anderson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P, A. Grove of H.anlontown. Mrs. Anderson is the former Glynda Grove, public school music instructor here some 20 years ago. The Groves, who live at Hanlontown, where Mr. Grove was rural mail carrier for 50 years, wore honored on Sunday, June 20, by an open house at the Hanlontown Lutheran church. Their 3 children. Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Melvin Hagen of Forest City and Mrs. Ralph Yeats of Downing, Wis., were nrosent. , SWEA-EAGLE Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Butts and Mrs. Estella Thompson of Des Moinos were weekend visitors at Harry Tish home. Mrs. Thompson is mother of Mrs. Butts and Mrs. Tish. Mrs. Thompson will remain here for an extended visit. Other Sunday dinner guests at Tish's were Lowell Larson's, Henry Dontjes and Marion Tish. Mr. and Mrs. Arden Jongbcrg and Janet Thaekery were Sunday dinner guests at the Francis Torino home. The Baptist Ladies' Mission Home Group's will meet Friday afternoon at the homes of Mrs. Selmer Uhr and Mrs. Maynard Jenson. D. Smith of St. Paul^ Minn., is spending hLs two weeks vacation at the Forest Erickson's,' where his son David makes his home. Mr. -and Mrs. E. E. Thompson and son Lionel were Sunday, dinner guest? at the Francis Treat homo. Laughing ]fedfind the ; World ' *' " The Bdmittg Question of the Mbmettt- % mvfri s. c6fls W HEN Admiral Pfiftry, .ttieh a ftaval eommaftdef, cAffl6 back ffttffl Pole a group of MJ'e'e!al,<5rfWe$ponde«ts f*JiWt,dty frtifllilfi^cti a tug from thi* Don<inion j G&verhnient aWd's'tettWed'Uft.tM cdast to meet the r?tuttt{ft]Sf '^Jkplorer and to -ge« ttte fl« In the party was'one N^w Ydfk correspondent Who^spent three days framing a highly scientific and involved question which Wag so he thought, to bring out the exact truth regarding Peary's achievement. It will be remembered that the Dr. Cook controversy #tta then All the way up the coast he was insisting that he shoultl hSve a chanco. without interruption, to fire his broadside. t M v Peary's answer, he stated, would inevitably have ft direct bearing tipon the claims of Dr. Cook and would show conclusively whether Peary had really reached the Pole. In a body the newspaper men boarded Peary's ship and met him. After the first exchange of greetings and congratulations the spokesman for the- interview cleared his throat and said: "Commander Peary, this gentleman here has ft very important question to ask you." Peary turned aggressively upon the New Yorker. His bushy eyebrows and bushier mustache were bristling. "What do you Wantvto know?" he demanded briskly. The New Yorlt newspaper man was. seized with confusion. He fumbled in his pockets and'produced a cigarette, i. "What is it you want toiaskme?" repeated Peary sharply. The correspondent ^Wallowed hard: -r;; >j. "Have you got a-match?" he inquired. : (American News Features, Scotsman To Make Algona "Future Home; Comes By Air VlsttlfohPnstor. a '*.! osna; WlsVfiaiWeWlgitfflgTrtei-ff "wlm his daughter and son-in' la\v, Mr. and- Mfs. -ftobt, Richardson. During his Stay he was so moved by the beauty of the community, and the rain that fell re- dentl^ that he jotted down the following,commentary: , ,*•••** • "A Well-me'an'ihg citizen of beautiful Algona recently remarked.— Yes?," raining -again; seems Naiure doesn't knew when We've had eftbugh, "SilRp'bse we dttta't hftve so- called excessive rairts? "IH some sections of our be- Ibved Arherica, trees die for lack of tnblsttyre. Suppose excessive fains cbuld, be diverted and Spilled over the Saharahi "We've been told and implored on good authority that the greater portion of our rain is carried from the. Gulf of Mexico, and thankful we can be. "James Whitcbmb Riley spoke words of appreciation when he said: When' God • sends rain, rain's my choice." • '**> * ; . r ' ". i, ' -,' K. 'if i ' r»- i™> i'.'i « ' ' i ' ,'' - "»WS V • "* ' * ' ' ! >^' tf<*;~' r ' >•> '*" •- - •> ''%"-{ , m : tftiffitvb fek . »ft*' Asim^i rtfi^lW, Ws,WtMw, I^n.. W$ Iwetr City For Magnus Pfetsrson ._. - Magnus Peterson,. „..„. •Swsa ^Clty fesiHeHt,. were-- Held M6flfl§y, Juhe 21; flt Immaftttel Lutheran chuwh, with the Rev. A, M. Youngoiuist in charjfe, Mr, Peter^oOi who - had passed ' his 82ma 'birthday, succumbed shortly -before midn'ight - on Jufte 18 after an extended illness with cardiac heart" disease. . He was-born. March 2, 1886, in Hoby, Skone, Sweden and. was baptized' and confirmed in., the Lutheran faith. On December 29, 1901, he married Johanna Bengtson- in -Sweden. The family emigrated to the United States, arriving in Swea township, Kossuth county, in May, 1905. In the spring bf 1906NMf. Peterson' settled his family in Swea City ..and, began plying the carpenter's, trade. For many years he worked in partnership m iffi* WiaHhe" Ibgehsen,' and 'w6l ftfrnlsled- by fteSfert Bexell; Wh ahd music" r. and M^s. o Sattg a num* bgf. In Swedish, and Mrs. Ro^ 'Pehfrsdfit.arid Mfg., Cecil thore* Soft. , Mr, ^Wfg-ofi is survived by hid widdtoWne his eared for him de^ votedly* during his last illhessj and tW6 sons, MoHford, Swed City,- and ttafry/ who is with the, Veterans" administration offices In Des Moiftes; There are two granddaughters, Linda Jean and Patricia Ann, both of Den Molries. The deceased man s only surviving brother^ Berrtard, lives in Malmo, Sweden.- Mr. 'Petersdn had b6en a mem- tter of the local Lutheran church for 43 years. Burial was made in Harrison' cemetery. *r/ .I/ M*, und Mfs. Jetty,.Lewis their daughter Jane drove tb' Kansas City. Saturday, for, a \veekend with Mr. Lewis' sister, whb lives 'thieve, Although John Hennessey of Edinburgh, Scotland," had for tnonhts anticipated meeting his sister Nancy, Mrs. Russell Sands, Algona, neither one guessed it would happen the way it did. There was considerable red tape to unwind before John could start for the States last week, but everything was arranged and he boarded a plane at Prestwick, Scotland, Friday evening, June 18. Nancy said she was so eager and excited she could scarcely bear the suspense. It was a routine trip to New York, Chicago and thence to Des Moines, where arrival-'-'was sot for 11 p. in., Saturday, 1 'June 19. Mr. and Mrs. Sands were at the airport when the plante' landed, for said she: "I wanted...John to see familiar faces when ; hfe landed." But soon Nancy was disappointed for John didn't show up. Finally she got on the-.'plane; to see if her brother 7 was. there, and. '•found him " :,sittih"g"- SOUNtJ ASLEEP in his chair. She awakened him with a gentle tug, and was embraced with an endearing "Oh Nancy". It was "'a •' happy trio that returned to Algona in the early morning hours. John is 23 and expects to make his home here. He is to work for P. R. Irons in the plumbing business. 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