The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 14, 1967 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 14, 1967
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12-Algona, (la.) Upper DAS MolnM Tuesday, March 14, 1967 Bancroft Resident Dies at 83 Services for Matt Kramer, 83, of Bancroft were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Si. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial was in St. John's cemetery. Mr. Kramer died Friday Mar, 10 with Garry Funeral home in charge of arrangements, at Good Samaritan Nursing home In Algona. He was Uie last surviving charter member of St. Anthony Court No. 1503 Catholic Order of Foresters, at Bancroft. Mr. Kramer was born Jan. 7, 1884 in Germany and came to the United States as an Infant. He married Mary Rapp Nov. 30, 1922 in Bancroft. The couple farmed south of Bancroft until retiring in 1954. Survivors include three sons, Frank of Swea City, Gerald of Algona and Joe of Bancroft; two daughters, Mrs. Harry Shappee of Delavan, Wise., and Miss Margaret Mary Kramer of Fayette; a foster sister, Mrs. A. W. Schultz of Bancroft, and 30 grandchildren. A brother and five sisters preceded him in death. Bonnet Contest Schultz Bros, of Algona is sponsoring an Easter Bonnet Contest. Large cash prizes will be awarded to the top entries. All men and women in the area are invited to enter. Hats will be judged April 21 by three judges. Awards will be based on humor or beauty. Full details of the contest are in this issue of the Upper Des Moines. Honor Society At Titonka Adds Six Six new members have been inducted into the National Honor Society at Titonka High. The ceremonies were held March 6. New members are Linda Higgins, David Isebrand and Linn Roberts, juniors; David Beenken, Cheryl Cunningham and Mardean Mier, sophomores. Present members of the society are James Blain, Robert Carroll, Cheryl Hill, Judy Isebrand, Paul Larsen, Elaine Mayland, Valerie Miller, Anita Moore, Karen Ricklefs, Eldon Rike, Rose Stecker, JoAnn Smidt Glenn Bartelt, Lois Janssen, Violet Jaren and Barbara Post. Mat Boosters Pot Luck, Friday The annual Wrestling Boosters Pot Luck Supper is dated Friday, March 17, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the local high school annex. Speaker this year will be former Algonan Keith Young, Cedar Falls high school wrestling coach. Mr. Young is a three time national champion. John Grotte Passes; Rites Here Tuesday John G. Grotte, 81, well-known retired Algona cafe owner and operator, died at his home here early Saturday. He had been a resident of Algona for the past 25 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Presbyterian church here, with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview cemetery and McCullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Beecher Lane, Adolph Oakland, Harold Sundet, W. Holdorf.Frank Moulton and Duane Logue. John G. Grotte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hokan Grotte, was born at Windom, Minn. Dec. 2, 1885. He married Mae Iverson there Aug. 23, 1914 and they came to Algona in 1942. For several years they operated a cafe here. Survivors Include his wife; a son, Gordon, Whittier, Cal; a daughter, Dolores (Mrs. Jack Reed), Macon, Ga.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, Ben, Spencer, and Peter, Pipestone, Minn.; and one sister, Mary Anderson, Worthington, Minn. "Kossuth County's Favorite Newspaper" Ritas Pending Anna K. Smith, 83, longtime resident of Algona, died at St. Ann hospital Sunday afternoon. She had been a patient there since March 1. Rites for her were pending at press time at McCullough's Funeral Chapel here. A complete obituary will appear in the next issue of the UDM. Cooler Marks Expected After Summer Day For the most part, temperature readings in this area have been above normal during the past several days - however, according to forecasters, we're in for a change during the current 5 days. Readings are expected to be 4-5 degrees lower than normal, with a warm-up expected toward the end of the week. Precipitation is supposed to be slight, coming in the form of rain or light snow, also toward the end of the week. Meanwhile, the mercury shot up to 68 degrees, probably a record, March 10, two days after a zero low mark. Here are the readings: March 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 March 12 March 13 H 36 58 68 53 41 L 0 20 30 29 30 28 R Minor Mishaps Cause $150 Damage Here Two minor mishaps were investigated by police officers here Thursday. The first occurred at 3:18 p.m. at the intersection of Jones and State streets when cars driven by Duane T. Diers, 22, Bancroft, and Roger L. Menneke, 17, Algona, collided, resulting in an estimated $75 damage. At 5:10 p.m., a pickup and auto, driven by Clarence J. Metzger, Jr. and Howard M. Smith, both of Algona, collided as the former was backing out on West College street, with damage estimated at $75 to the vehicle driven by Smith. Grand Jury The Kossuth Grand Jury, called in when the current term of district court opened, recessed Wednesday and was to report again Monday morning for further possible action. The annual inspection of the county farm and county jail were on the agenda. FOR INCOME TAX SERVICE CALL Charles Bloom 295-3112 Tr. \ \ LADIES: WIN BIG CASH PRIZES IN SCHULTZ BROS. EASTER BONNET CONTEST RULES All ladies (and men) may enter. Simply look up one of your old hats, decorate it to suit your fancy and bring it to Schultz Bros, show room. You may enter as many hats as you like, but only one hat a day. Bring entries in covered containers with your name and address on them. We will replace your name with a number before displaying. All entries based on humor or beauty and will be judged by three ladies profficient in ladies' hats. All hats wil become property of Schultz Bros, PRIZES First 10 Entries $2.00 each ___ $20.00 First Prize $25.00 Second Prize $15.00 Third Prize $10.00 (4) Fourth Prizes $5.00 each $20.00 (5) Fifth Prizes $2.00 each $10.00 ENTER YOUR EASTER BONNET - THERE'S A LOT OF MONEY WAITING FOR THE WINNERS! iM "*"^-~-—rnmnnnnnnnnnnn«B«a»i • i Judging will be held APRIL 21, starting at 1:30 in our show room. You are welcome to watch the judging. After the judging, the hats will become property of Schultz Bros. HURRY - ENTER NOW! GAS FOR LESS - PREMIUMS, TOO ! SCHULTZ BROS. South Phillips Transportation Headquarters BUICK - PONTIAC - CADILLAC ALGONA, IOWA

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