Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on July 31, 1975 · Page 1
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Thursday, July 31, 1975
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Dcpi, of flnd Archives THE TITONKA TOPIC TTTONKA. KOSSUTH COUNTY. IOWA 50480 THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1975 NUMBER 30 Daniel Rurup Selected Neal H. Movick Rites For Technical Training Held In Austin, Minn. Aerial View Of The Oruis Recreation Area Golf Course — SAN ANTONIO: Airman Daneil Rurup, son of Mrs. Marjorie Rurup of Titonka and Palmer Rurup of Mason City, lias been selected for technical training in the U. S. Air Force vehicle maintenance field at Chanute AFB, 111. The airman recently completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex,, where he studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special instruction in human relations. Airman Rurup graduated from Titonka High School. His wife, Donna, is the daughter of Mrs. Alice Nelson of Titonka. Ncal H. Movick, son of Mrs. Evelyn Movick of Thompson, died Wednesday, July 16, at St. Olaf's Hospital in Austin, Minn, as the result of a heart attack. He was 37 years old. Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19 in Austin. Ncal Herman Movick, a son of Oscar and Evelyn Movick, was born August 26, 1937. At the age of 10 he moved with his family to a farm cast of Thompson. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Bethany Lutheran Church, and educated in the Thompson school system. At the time of his death, Mr. Movick managed an Austin motor supply firm. Prior to moving to Austin, he had lived in Algona and Albert Lea. Mr. Movick is survived by his wife, Darlenc, and eight children. He is also survived by his mother, of Thompson, and a sister, Mrs. Merildcan (Char- lenc) Hanson of Fcnton. He was preceded in death by his father, who died in March of 1969; and a brother, Eugene Movick of Titonka, who died in August of 1971. M din da Boyken Returns From Pennsylvania Trip Melinda Boyken returned home by plane on July 12 from a six week trip to Pennsylvania and other points in the East, where she was the guest of Sharon Jadick in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jadick, at Brodheadsville. While there, Melinda worked with Sharon on weekends as lighting technician for "Mammoth Wail", a rock group popular in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Poconos area. The girls have been pen pals for several years but had never met until now. They took several trips to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Md. and Frenchtown, N. J. where they visited five other mutual pen pals and enjoyed several Bee Gees concerts with them. They sp^nt four days in New York City where they enjoyed the sights and two other concerts, and were greatly thrilled with a private interview with the Bee Gees. Melinda is looking forward to a possible return trip next summer! Notice To Junior Girl Scouts The Cookie Camp for Junior Girl Scouts has been cancelled for this summer. North Dakota Youths Stop Over In Titonka Seven United Methodist Youth and two adult leaders from Dray ton, N. D. spent Monday night at the Titonka United Methodist Church on their way to the Redbird Mission in Kentucky. They had a hamburger barbecue at the parsonage with members from the Titonka and DoanU. M.Y. F. After swimming at the pool, they had watermelon before retiring for the night. Mr. and Mrs. M.O. Givens and Mrs. Bob Boekelman, who •went with the local youth to Redbird Mission last year, also visited with them about the trip. Gary Rike Admitted To ISU Honors Program AMES: The Iowa State University Honors Program has accepted 22 students as new members. Exceptionally capable students with a cumulative grade point average of 3. 35 or better are eligible for the Honors Program which is designed to give students the opportunity to develop indi- viduali/ed study programs. Honors students take an active part in planning course work CONSERVE ENERGY The above areal photo of the golf course on the Gruls Recreation Area was taken last week by photographer Merlyn Dm an, editor of the Buffalo Center Tribune, from a plane piloted by Dr. Jay Rush, president of the Tri-County Recreation Association. The top part of the photo is the western boundary of the golf course, with die clubhouse site in the upper left corner. The first fairway, with the ground already worked, is in the upper portion of the picture with the tee in the grove and the 1st green near the upper right portion of the picture. Harvesting of the oat crop on the land being used for the course was completed Wednesday, July 30. Located in the center of the picture is the partially completed pond that will be used to furnish water for watering the course. Construction on the clubhouse was scheduled to start yesterday (Wednesday). suited to their own individual needs by having the freedom to change curriculum requirements, take special courses, skip prerequisite courses and develop independent study projects. The program, established at Iowa State in 1960, is affiliated with the National Collegiate Honors Council. Newly-admitted to the program and his major course of study was Gary Rike, distributed studies. Congressman Bedell To Services Held Friday Hold Listening Tours For "Tony' Kardoes To Hold Service Friday For Mrs. Myra Ostrum Mrs. Myra Ostrum, a resident at the Titonka Care Center for the past two years, passed away Tuesday morning at the Care Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Algona. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery, Algona. Mrs. Ostrum is survived by a grand daughter, Mrs. Donald Baade; three grandsons, James Ostrum of Kenosha, Wis., Jerry Ostrum of Ottumwa and Steve Ostrum of Ames; and 12 great grandchildren. Mrs. Ostrum is a former Algona resident. Sandra Hjeltnaas Is Married In Clear Lake Ceremony On July 19 Rep. Bedell Announces Senior Citizens Picnics WASHINGTON, D. C. : Congressman Berkley Bedell today announced that he would be attending a series of picnics for Northwest Iowa senior citizens during the August Congressional Recess. Bedell said that he was cooperating with local senior citizens groups in planning six regional gatherings designed to give information on how best to deal with federal government programs Picnics are now scheduled for Bancroft, Spencer, Sioux City, Sheldon, Fort Dodge and Storm Lake. The general public is invited to attend pot luck lunches in these areas. "Senior citizens have to deal with a variety of government programs that can be loaded with confusing red tape, "Bedell said. "These picnics will give me an opportunity to get information to the people concerning how I can help, and will give me an opportunity to hear their views on legislative matters." Bedell said that he also planned to focus on how present gov- WASHINCTON: Congressman Berkley Bedell announced today that he will hold a special series of "Listening Tours" through Northwest Iowa communities during the August Congressional recess. Included in the tours will be four stops in Kossuth County on Tuesday, August 5. The public is invited to meet with Bedell at the Courthouse, Board of Supervisors Room, in Algona from 9:00 to 10:00 a. in. ; at the City Hall Council Chambers in Bancroft from 11:00 a.m. to noon; at the Geelan Store in Whittc- more from 2:3'.>,to 3:15 p. m.; and at the State Bank Community Room at Swea City from 3"45to4:15 p.m. The "listening tours" will visit 55 localities over a period of three weeks. At each stop Bedell will meet with any individual who wants to express his viewpoint on matters handled by Congress or the Federal Government. The 6th District Congressman will also be available to handle any individual problem brought to his attention by constituents. "I hope anyone who wants to let me know how he feels about current government developments will come by while I am in their community, " Bedell said. "I think it is essential that I spend recess periods listening to •what's on people's minds. This is the only way a congressman can get a clear understanding of what needs to be done in Washington. " While in Kossuth County, Bedell will also attend a meeting of his Kossuth Co. Farm Advisory Committee at the River Road Golf Club in Algona from 7:30 to 9:00 a. m. He will also visit the Senior Citizens Picnic in Bancroft at St. John's Church from noon to 2:00 p. m. On Saturday, July 19, Sandra Jeanne Hjelmaas, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Roy Hjelmaas of Titonka, and Eduardo Rudolpho Fraction, son of Mrs. Lipky Fraction of Chicago, were united in marriage on the lawn of the it bride's family's cottage at Methodist Camp, Clear Lake. The double ring ceremony was performed by the bride's father at 4:30 p. m. The bride, who was escorted by her brother Joel, wore an old- fashioned gown of ivory batiste. It had fitted bodice with panels of tiny tucks and lace insets, a high neckline, and long sleeves. The tiered skirt also featured the tiny tucks and inset lace and ernment programs can be improv- ended in a chapel train. Her ro _ | _ Lm 11 £ _ 11 £— _ — — i — „ A U « ed to better benefit older persons in the Northwest Iowa region. "Senior citizens in rural areas have unique problems—transportation and medical care, for example, — that need special solutions," he said. Picnics will be held at Bancroft on Tuesday, August 5 from short veil fell from a lace headpiece. She carried a bouquet of ivory rosebuds, baby's breath and green ivy. Maid of honor was Jan Hjelmaas, sister of the bride. She wore a floor length dress of robin egg blue voile. The long sleeved dress was high-waisted with a noon until 3:00 p.m. at St. John's ""ed bodice and a deep flounce Church; and at Fort Dodge on hemline. The bridesmaid wa Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 Yolanda McNeal, sister of the until 5:00 p. m. at Iowa groom. a.m. Her dress was identical Central Community College. to the maid of honor's. They wore wide-brimmed ivory hats and carried colonial bouquets of pastel daisies and baby's breath. The uest man was Campbell McNeal, brother-in-law of the groom, and Joel Hjelmaas was the groomsman. Cindy Cole of Mason City accompanied herself, on the guitar as she sang "Morning Has Broken" before the ceremony and "The Wedding Song" during the ceremony. The bride's personal attendant was Jill Carlson of Dubois, Wyo. The reception was held at Pearson Hall following the ceremony. Trish Bartleson of Mankato, Minn, was at the guest book. Punch was dipped by Angela Hjelmaas of Clinton. Host and hostess for the buffet supper were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Foley of Crystal Lake. Mattie Heimdal and Phoebe Bartleson of Forest City cut the wedding cake. The couple will be at home , at 6301 N. Winthrop, Chicago. Mrs. Fraction is employed by Canteen Corp., Chicago, and Mr. Fraction is a technical engineer for Video Processors in Chicago. Lois Janssen Receives Masier Of Arts Degree CARBONDALE, ILL.: Lois Janssen was among the graduates of Southern Illinois University- Carbondale's 101st year spring commencement exercises which included students from 44 states and the District of Columbia. Some 3,600 SIU-C students were candidates for degrees at the May 17 ceremonies In the campus Arena. Lois received her Master of Arts degree. A longtime Titonka area farmer, Anton "Tony" Kardoes, 71, died Tuesday morning, July 22, at Park Memorial Hospital in Mason City where he had been a patient for three days. He had suffered an apparent heart attack^ earlier. Funeral services were held at. 1:30 p.m. , Friday at the First Baptist Church at Bancroft with the Rev. Alfred Smith officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery at Buffalo Center. Pallbearers were Leo Richter, Mervin Gray, Dale Helmers, Floyd Huisman, Martin Stecker and Neal Michaelsen. Born Sept. 4, 1903 In Germany, Tony was the son of William and Folgerdean Gertjes Kardoes. He came to the United States, where he was married to Dollie Abbas on Feb. 1, 1928 at Blue Earth, Minn. The couple farmed their entire married life until his retirement. Mr. Kardoes is survived by his wife, Dollie; five sons and three daughters, Mrs. Johanna Frericks and Mrs. Velma Dontje of Buffalo Center, William of Denver, Colo.; Oliver and Gerhart of Titonka, Mrs. LaVon Me Vey of Tacoma, Wash.; Harold of Atlanta, Ga. ; and Richard of Wesley. There are 12 grandchildren and two great- grandchildren-. One sister, Nell a Brink of Ochre River, Canada and a brother, Gerhart, in Germany, also survive. A memorial for Bible distribution in this area has been designated in memory of "Tony". Titonka Senior Citizens Plan Pot Luck Dinner The Titonka Senior Citizens will have their pot luck dinner and afternoon of fun and cards on Monday, August 4. Come and enjoy the new air conditioner ENGAGED Nuss-Bahrenfus Wedding Vows Are Exchanged At Lake View LEGION AUXILIARY The Titonka American Legion Auxiliary will meet for theii business meeting on Monday, August 4 at the Tena Bruns home at 8:00 p. m. Please note change of time. All members are asked to pay their dues for the 1975-76 year. Senior members axe $3.25 and Junior members are $1.00. Dues can be paid to Pat Haines, Thelma Higgins or Doris Isebiand. Also, if anyone is interested in becoming a member of our Titonka Unit they may contact Pat Haines. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnson of Britt announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Cheryl Lee, to Gary A. Spear, son of Mrs. Viola Spear and the late Raymond W. Spear of Titonka. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Britt High School and Spencer Business College and is employed at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Mason City. Mr. Spear is a graduate of Titonka High School and is employed at Winnebago Industries. An October 17 wedding is being planned. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Lake View, was the setting for die 2:00 p. m. wedding, Saturday, July 19, of Karlene Bahrenfus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Bahrenfus of Lake View, and Michael Daniel Nuss, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Nuss of Storm Lake. The Rev. H. W. Kramer officiated at the double ring ceremony. Bouquets of white gladiolus adorned the altar and baskets of fern greenery were placed at either side of the chancel. A marriage banner, made by members of the bride's family, was displayed in the nave of the church. The bride, escorted by her father, and given in marriage by her parents, appeared 'in an original gown designed and fashioned by her sister, Karl a. The all-white gown was designed with a wide, round neckline, empire waistline, and a full, circular skirt which ended in a chapel train. The bride's only jewelry was a silver cross necklace. She carried an all-white cascading bouquet of baby carnations, stephanotis, baby's breath and greenery which was centered with one large Shasta daisy. The bride's attendants all wore identical style dresses of taffeta with a sheer chiffon overlay. They wore gold cross neck- laces, gifts.of the bride. Attendants were Karla Bahrenfus of Lake View, maid of honor; Sharon Bahrenfus of Lake View and Alice Sorensen of Storm Lake as bridesmaids. The groom was attended by Dennis Miller of Ida Grove as best man. Gregory Nuss of Storm Lake and Dale Stille of Schaller were groomsmen. All men in the wedding party wore black tuxedoes. Ushers and candle- lighters were Jon Bahrenfus of Ames and Alan Buckingham of Storm Lake. Honored guests included the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rix of Lake View, and the groom's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pedley of Ocheydan. A reception in the church parlors for 300 followed the ceremony. A buffet for 75 was held at the home of the bride's parents following the church reception. Following a honeymoon to Kansas City, the couple will reside in Titonka, where the groom is instrumental music instructor. Both the bride and groom are graduates of Buena Vista College, Storm Lake. Mr. and Mrs. James Nuss hosted a rehearsal diaper for 35 on Friday, July 18, at the Lakewood in Lake View.

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