The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 17, 1945 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 17, 1945
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•'iS|^9:fe;S^*&'S% ? ;'S'&'5?Sj'K ; i''" '•:.: • ' ..»•';.' •" M ^ ' • • f he Algona Upper Des Moifies, AlgofW, I<nva, May it, 1945 l OMGER, WHITTEMORE, HEART VICTIM Whlttemore: A pall of sadness and sorrow crept over this com- .-mtinity last Monday afternoon when the flrst shock of the news of the sudden death of Peter Orl•;•*«*, 81, had reaped its toll. "Pete," as he was called by everyone who knew him and that covered a big territory as he Brew up in this community and lived on the same place the past 52 years, was in town as usual Saturday night. After attending his church Sunday morning, af: ter dinner"!he-attended a K. C. meeting at Emmetsburg and the same evening^ attended a class emy, lT£bri arriving home he complained about flat feeling well Ills physician .was consulted who prescribed fdr him to relieve him from Hi6 heart trouble. The following morning it was thought he was getting along well, but at 2:00 p. m. he suffered another attack from which he passed away, : .• Born Near Whittenvore Peter Origer was born ftee. 28, 1884, neaf Whittembre. His parents were Dominic and Mary Ori* ger. He was a lifelong member of St. Michael's parish and attended the Catholic school here. After the passing of his father he managed the home farm. As years passed on he prospered and has had two other farms besides the one he lived on all his life. On Maurice Fickbohm, Marie, Catherine and .Charles at home. . Sept. 1, 1918, he was united in marriage to Catherine Hess at DyersVille, in St. Francis church there. This union Was blessed With 'four children, Theresa, Mrs. 'Family Surviving are his children, his loving Wife, two sisters, Mrs. Joe von. Bank, Armstrong, Mrs. Ste- phart Bauman, Whittemore, two brothers, John -Origer, Whitte more, and Anthony Origer, Stuart, Iowa, and two grandchildren. One brother preceded him 'in death. Funeral services were held Thursday morning in St. Michael's Catholic church, Rev. William Veil officiating. Pallbearers were J, B. Geelan, Joseph Fleming, Edward Fickbohm, Martin Duffy, Peter Fuchsen and Simon We b e r. Honorary were Joseph Besch, pallbearers Mke Besch, Our Midsummer Book Is the Place to Find Big Values for Yourself/ Family, Home/ Car For big values, shop at our Catalog Order. Officel Check through our new Midsummer Book. It contains many timely offerings at unusual savings . . . merchandise from our general catalog at reduced prices and clearance items bargain priced. You'll get quality merchandise backed by Sears famous guarantee, . HERE ARE A FEW TYPICAL VALUES FROM THIS ' ' NEW MIDSUMMER BOOK: .'' 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Overflow at Services The host of friends Pete made on his journey through life was testified -to by the overflowing crowd that attended the last rites as the church was filled to capacity. This community at large and all his friends join in expressing utmost sympathy to the bereaved family. Those who attended the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Pregler, Mrs. Wm. Toomers, Mrs. Anthony Hess and daughter Marie of Dubuque; Mrs. Frank Hess and son' Arthur, Peter Mergen of Glen Haven, Wis.; Mr. >and Mrs. John Hermes of Dubuque; Mr. and Mrs. John Origer, Mr. and Mrs. John Zeller, Mr. and Mrs. John Faber and family and Matt Zeimet of St. Joe; Mr. and Mrs. John Kirsch of Eagle Grove; Emory Cook .^hd Mrs. Frank C&bk of HumbotSt; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Origer, Mr, and Mrs. Herma'h Origer and Mrs. Adolph Origer of Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Von Bank of Swea City; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hogari of St. Joe; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Origer and Mr. and Mrsi William Kirsch of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. John Youngwirth and Paul Schrauth of Wesley, and Mrs. Andrew Kramer of St. Joe. I STRITCH proteins and home grown" grains TANVILAC Products/>tUS Service Helps Ityike Your Feed Go Farther Get W know (be TANVttAC DJ:!J». He'll help you "get more mileage" out ol precious proteins and bprrt: ;."wn grains and bay crops. •/For 20 years/ Tanvilac prodnrti 'nve helped thrifty livestock and poultry {seders cut down feeding cpc'.a by supplementing borne-grown feedi with vitamins,,and digester* You can do equally as well today —when every'pound oi feed muit do mare than ever before. Write to Progressive Club at Ottosen Entertains Ottosen: The Ottosen Progressive club entertained in honor of the mothers Friday evening . in the Lutheran church parlors. Every member of the club with her guests was present, there being 34 attending. All were seated at one long table which was decorated in the club's colors of pink and white and the theme, VE-Da'y, was carried put. :, At .each, place were the. letters VE•-' cut from pinfc cn^tructiqn -. paper JjPlace .c^tds small--American '^agS' -stuck .^op of 'a -nutvcup'tHat' was made' to represent Unclev Sam's hat. . Through the center of the table were small American flags on standards and miniature type soldiers, sailors and. army trucks and many patriotic little things. The following progam was presented: 'Song, America, by all; Mrs. Ralph Richards gave the welcome and Mrs. Eugene Hofius gave a saxophone solo followed by readings toy Mrs. Knut Oppedahl. Ralph Gatton gave a baritone solo and Deris Shipley played a piano solo. The whole group sang "We've a Story .to Tell to the Nations." Then each member took her guest and there was a grand march around the table to find their places to the tune of "Onward Christian Soldiers." A lovely lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eflckson and Mrs. Henry Helrners were visitors in Clear Lake Tuesday Mrs. O. D. Stokes left Monday morning to spend a few' days in Spencer visiting her sister, Mrs Will Becket. Mrs. Chas. Dedrlck of Emmetsburg visited last week a't the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Helmers. Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Attderson spent Mother's day at Britt visiting (the letter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Sonerholm. Dolores Welner, who is' employed in Omaha spent Mother's day and a few days here With her mother, Mrs. William Weiner. T. H. Chrischillcs, who has spent the week in Chicago on a buying trip for the store,, is to return home today (Thursday). The Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Waterman of Stratford spent Monday visiting here with their daughter, Mrs. D. L. Cooper and family. Mr. and Mrs. George Ahrens of Dumont spent the week-end at the Dr. F. E. Sawyer home. Mr. Ahrens is a brother of Mrs. Sawyer. Mrs. J. T. Hill of Fort Dodge returned home Wednesday afternoon aifter spending Mother's Day here with her daughter, Mrs. Hugh Colwell. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hood of Fort Dodge spent Mother's day visiting here with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm, Barry, Jr. ... ; Mrs. Leonard Gilliand of Humbold t was a visitor the first of the week a the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Helmers. Her husband is in the army in Germany. ivJS Mrs. Albert Forsbergr.received a Mother's Day telegram Tuesday evening from her son, Pfc'.^How- ard Forsberg, who .is- with ; the infantry somewhere in Germany. Phyllis Crawford spent Mother's Day here with her parents, Mr. •and Mrs. N. J. Crawford, Phyllis is attending nurses 'training at Iowa Lutheran hospital, 'Des Moines. ; v,. Max Ulrlch of the navy 4eft Thursday .evening from .Wildwpod, N. J., after spending'a few days here with his wife who is em"" ed by the Algona Co6per Creamery. Sally Hobson returned Tu , ... morning to San - Diego, Calif.,'-after visiting two weeks here her aunt, Mrs. Chas. H. Clem'ent, and her sister, Mrs. Harold Angus of Burt. Mrs. Fred Geigel ^, returned' to TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH L. H. ijoesch, Pastor ., / Sunday schobj>9:45 a. m. • Bible class 9:45 a. m. ... I • Divine service 10:30 a. m. communion will be cele- Announcements on Sut- May 19, from Holy brated> urday afternoon, l-.OO to 9:00. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL Rev. John P. Clyde, Minister Church service* at 11:00 a. m. Sermon; "The Enemy We Fight." Sunday school 10:00 a. m, Pilgrim Fellowship 7:00 p. m, FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. Eugene Nelson, Pastor "Divine services at 9:00 a. m. Sermon "The Lord Added to Them." Oral examination of the con~ formation class will be held ip connectiph with the examination Emmanuel Lutheran churph at Bancroft on The rite gf confirms tW and her home Wednesday , afternoon frpm^the ;Kqssuth hospital w'"" she'.ha'd^ been a-patient for past ten days" receiving. me treatment. •: • Harriet Keith spent the v3 erjd here 'from Sioux|1plty.2.w she is about' td graduate f; Morningside college. 'Harriet ited her parents, Mr. and Harry Keith. • • ; Ruth Ann Clement spent Mother's Day week-end viiitfSg here with her parents, Mr.; afjd Mrs. Chas. H. Clement. Ruth /Mfh is just completing her first yetkt at Morningside college, Sioux City. .: . . r/:;i, Virgil Shackelford, AFM-3c, arrived last Sunday for a thfee weeks' visit here with his w4fe and three. children. , Virgiljiji f "" been in the So'utH Pacific «'alm|. two years. From here he will report to Memphis? ^Tenn. . v,.'•"•. Mr. and 'MySj^Charles Cum'~- ming of Waterloo 1 " spent the week 'end visiting here" with. Chamber of Commerce secretary and Mrs; C. A. Phillips. Both families •have two sons in service who are also acquainted : with .each other. Evelyn Dau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs; . Wm. C. Dau, spent Veishea Day at Ames where was a'-guest of Mary Lou WeT of Dallas Center who is a stjit- dent at Iowa State.' Evelyn jjis employed here by Dr. H. D. Me^rr Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bailey «f Clear Lake were Sunday dinner guests at the home of the letter's' sister, Mrs, W. E. Hawcott. Fay Hopkins, brother of Mrs, Hawr cott, of Glendale, Calif., also was a dinner guest. Other family members also attended. ;.. Mrs. Jas. White and son Terry are at Manilla, Iowa, this week attending the graduation exeis cises Of the Manilla high school. Miss Joan White, daughter of Mrs. Joe White,'is one of the graduates. Miss Joan is also a niece of Mrs. Jas. White, Mrs, J, W. Grimes of Los Ai*- geles, -Calif.,' is expected soon to be with -her brother, J. F. Finjey, who is a patient at the KAssufh hospital, Mrs. Grimes was rais™ ed in •this vicinity and for ^ nu^n- ber of yearg was f n instructpp at lows Stete Teafchgrs college, G?" dar f alia, , : "•>*': ; '•' , ! ' ; - B'a41o TwOwtolan third 9Ud. The Tanvllae Company 595.43 8. W, Seyentb St, , Des Moines, Igw». • f . Please (tend me information on how Tanvilao Feeders make home-grown grain* go farther to feeding. ; Tanvflac • .. can f apply ' ' Hply CJprnpjuniQn wJH be observed in the chyrtefi,here at }1:00 Sunday, May §n4 ,;,,,. . J, M. MalUnger Worship, "More i wowid pe,» -';. ffi&.&wm* n'Of 1 Or ."ft'AA *'A*fMAn1p:- •!'-•." ±. ,• ol Ma?o»l City spent s l e w days feere Jgst weefe Visitin Berrie'i parents,: Mr. Wm, Ai B/ajpry, §r. Mr jus,t completed S<?}»<WJ}ng at Pier,' Qhjejgo, (ajad. left; S fpp ShoernsJjer, Capf, Mr, and |fri Yfraen P» P an<J chttdreui Donald, Iljine, Mrs. .Ralph Tfice returned Saturday from Johnstown, Colo, where she spent ten days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. V Riches. Her mother is recovering nicely from a stroke she had a year or so ago. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Robinson and sons, Bill and Dick, .returned to Algona Sunday morning from Los Angeles, Calif., where Mr. Robinson had been employed as a carpenter in the shipyards. They plan to make their home in thi? vicinity but at present are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs Frank Gink and Mrs. Amos Angle Rev. and Mrs. Leo I. Best spent the week-end visiting their new granddaughter, Linda Kay, daughter of Cpl. and Mrs. Walter Best of Ottumwa, Cpl. Best is with the quartermaster corps in Egypt, Another daughter-in-law, Mrs. Kenneth Best, also of Ottumwa returned with them. Kenne*th also is a corporal and is with the engineers in Burma. Pvt. and Mrs. Merle Hoover arrived Jrome last Thursday from Camp Hood, Texas, to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoover and Mr. and Mrs. 'B. D. Sandberg. Pvt. Hoover will report the 24th of this month to Fort Ord Calif., before being sent overseas. Fort Ord is an infantry replacement training center. Mrs. Hoover will remain here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Fouhy returned Monday evening from Compton, Calif., where they had spent the past three months visiting their three nieces, Alice, Agnes (Mrs. Jerry Frerks), and Margaret Fouhy, and a nephew, James Joslyn. Mr. Joslyn was born and spent his first 12 years here. He now has a 16 acre orange grove. While the Fouhys were visiting there they bought some property at Lynwood which is eight miles south of Los Angeles. They expect to retire there some day. George and Norman Johnson and the lauer's son, Charles, are expected this week-end from Denver, Colo., for a week's visit at the home of their sisters, Mrs. W. J. Becker of Algona and Mrs. J. L. Haverly of Wesley. Also arriving with them is their mother, Mrs. Mathilda Johnson, who has spent the winter at Grand Junction, Colo., with another daughter, Mrs. Ethel Putney. Mrs. Johnson will remain here as she makes her home with Mrs. Becker most of the -time. George is with a bank 'and Norman at the airport, near Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Stoekwetl spent Sunday in Fort Dodge visiting their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tlllman. Mrs. F. A. Corey returned Monday from Cedar Falls where she spent a week wtih her daughter, Mrs. E. L. Rekers, and family. Betty Anne Colcman, who Is a cadet nurse at the Mercy hospital in Des Moines, spent the weekend in Algona with her mother, Mrs. Frank Stebritz. Cecelia Coleman of Waterloo is spending this week here with her mother. Maxlne Brethorst and Bcrnice Thill spent the week-end visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Brethorst and Mr. and Mrs. John Thill, the latter of St. Benedict. The girls are attending AIB at Des Moines. They are former telephone operators here. Mr, and -Mrs. Howard Fredrlcks and children, Marilyn and Craig, of Grundy Center spent a few days last week visiting at ' the Dr. F. E. Sawyer home. The Sawyer son, Floyd, and Craig attended Veishea Day at Iowa State college, Ames, and then came here. Mr. and Mrs. H, W, StebHt* have received word that their son, Lt. Robert A. Stebrite has •been moved from England to Tunis, Tunisia. He is in the army air transport command and has been ferrying wounded to hospitals from the front lines. He recently wrote that he had been in 16 countries since he has been overseas. S-Sgt. Russell Crapser and wife left Monday for their home at Havre De Grace, Md., after spending 10 days at their parental homes, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Francis at Britt and Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Crapser at Algona. Russell is supply sergeant in the automotive section at the Abderdeen Proving Grounds, Md., and has been in service 3% years. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pfcffer, east of Algona have recently received word that their son, Cpl. Henry, has just landed in France with a field artillery unit. The Pfeffers have two other sons in service, Pfc. Francis, who is with an antiaircraft battalion in Belgium, and oner of war; cis €titered the - tember, 1941, MteHlfeV "f 1942, and Henry in Ju Emmeft De*fl daffli* _____________ from Fort Dodge id spend 'his "y 1*8 cation here with his , wife . Marc Willis, who have . iting at the home of her', Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore. Moore, her daughter and spent the week-end in Ricevilfe with Mrs. Moore's parents.;. mert, Who is employed hardware department of the gomery Ward store in Fort is having a two weeks' Mr. and Mrs. Will F. returned Monday from Beach, Fla. where they spent about :" 6 months. Enroute home they spefit two weeks in Chicago with theff; son Phillip and wife, arid •twft weeks in Cedar Rapids with theirY;' daughter and husband, Mr. . and Mrs. A. R. Messenger. The Walk- ^ ers have spent the Winters ih€ Florida lor several years, -btlti never before has the" housing con* ' dition been as critical as this THURS., FRI., MAY 17-18-19 A MERRY MIX- UP OF MIRTH AND MYSTERY! Rltter —In-, "OKLAHOMA RAIDERS" Added; Serial "Black Arrow" ., MON., TUBS., WED, MAY 80^21.28-33 •(«[ 0008 mi ; '^*%f «#|F" : - MON008AM PICTUBtS f ..... /. SIDNEY TOLER C«ARlfB CHAN W£ JAW MASK iUKIE Oxford Creme Sandwich COOKIES, Ib. 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