The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1967 · Page 20
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 21, 1967
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TheoEvenson Funeral Held Here Monday Funeral services for Theodore Evenson, 90, retired farmer and resident of Algona for the past 23 years, were held at 2 p. m. Monday in St. Olaf Lutheran church, Bode, with Rev. Norman Johnson officiating. Burial followed at Bode and McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Herman Thorson, Roy Telford, Joseph Leitl, Donald and Gordon Larson and Walter Bakken. Mr. Evenson was born in Norway, Dec. 1, 1876, and married Bertha Hansen at Oslo, Norway. She preceded him in death in 1957 after they had farmed in the Bode-Ottosen area for 40 years and retired to Algona. He had two years of military training in Norway before coming to the United States. He is survived by two daughters, Thora, Algona, and Myrtle (Mrs. Reed Seaman), West Bend; one son, Ivan, Ottosen; eight grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and a sister, Aleta, in Norway. One daughter preceded him in death. Ex-Wesleyan Dies Saturday In Minneapolis Ludwig S. (Louie) Wolf, 64, former Wesleyan, died at Veterans Hospital, Minneapolis, Saturday evening. * For the past 10 years, he had been a resident of Eagle Bend, Minn. Funeral services for him were held at 10 a. m. Tuesday (today) in St. Joseph's Catholic church at Wesley, with Rev. R. W. Phillips officiating. Burial followed at the parish cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers included Leo Goetz, George Goetz, Walter West, Lou Ricke, Steve Huber and Vincent Cruise. He was bom at Wesley, April 5, 1902, and was a son of Frank and Barbara Lorenz Wolf. He never married. He farmed at Wesley until about 10 years ago when be moved to Minnesota. He had been ill about eight months. Mr. Wolf was in military service during World Warn and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include six brothers and sisters, Esther (Mrs. Wm. Mayer), Algona; Hertula (Mrs. Clare Wingert), Wesley; Leander, Waterloo; Julius, Mahnomen, Minn.; Laura (Mrs. Urban Hommerding), Clarissa, Minn.; and Harold, Eagle Bend, Minn. Military rites at graveside were by the Wesley Legion post Ralph Miedke, Ex-Algonan, Dies Mar. 10 Last rites for Ralph A. Miedke, 67, Neenah, Wise., former resident of Algona, were held Tuesday, March 14, at Moline, m. He died in a hospital at Oshkosh, Wise, four days earlier. Mr. and Mrs. Miedke were Algona residents during the 1940*8, and he first served as manager of the Algona Hotel, then became manager of the Algona Country Club in 1945. They left here after 1948 when they purchased the Valley Inn Hotel at Neer.ah and managed it since that time. He was originally from the Moline area and in his younger days, played hi some of the famous orchestras of the era. His widow is the former Mary Giles, sister of Warren Giles, president of the National Baseball League. Mrs. Miedke survives as well as a son, Warren (Pete), and two grandchildren. Rites At Burt For Elderly Ex-Resident BURT - Final rites for a former Burt resident, Mrs. J. W. Dorrance, 87, Fairmont, were held at the Burt Presbyterian church at 2 p. m. Saturday, March 18, with Rev. Bruce Calbreath officiating. Burial was in the Burt Twp. cemetery. Funeral services were also held at the Fairmont Congregational church at 11 a. m. Saturday. Mrs. Dorrance passed away early Wednesday morning, March 15 at the Fairmont Community hospital from infirmities of age. She had been hospitalized frequently during the past year. Nettie Lydia Stahl was born Feb. 25, 1880, at Lodi, Wise. On Jan. 14, 1903, she was united in marriage to Joseph Dorrance at Burt. They set up housekeeping on a farm in Kansas, returning to Burt in 1910. They resided on what is now the Merle Schwietert farm at the west edge of Burt until 1941 when they retired and moved to Fairmont. Her husband preceded her in death on July 2,1961. Mrs. Dorrance was a 50-year member of Kossuth Chapter O.E.S. and also a Past Matron. Only survivors are several nephews and nieces. Alleged False Check Writer To Trial Here Jerry K, Brickley, 26, former operator of a service station at Buffalo Center who originally came to this area from Charlotte, Mich., was arrainged in district court here Friday on a false check charge and entered a plea of not guilty. The court appointed an attorney for the defendant and bond was set at $2,500. It was not furnished and he was lodged in the county jail. His arraignment followed his arrest at Los Angeles, Calif., and his subsequent return to Algona by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. According to reports from peace officials around the area, he is alleged to have passed several hundred dollars worth of checks in this vicinity. The charge, however, was due to one for $47 which it is reported he passed at Lakota in December. He and his wife apparently went to the coast to live. He was apprehended there due to information sent to officers Fire Call At Burt Elevator BURT—Burt firemen answered a call about 10 a. m. Tuesday at the Burt Coop. Elevator where the motor on a feed mill became overheated and burned out. The heat was so intense nearby walls were charred. Estimated damage to the motor and mill was set at $450 to $500. School Board Set Contract Talks Monday The board of education of the Algona Community School District was slated to hold a meeting at the school last evening (Monday). A variety of items were on the agenda, according to Supt. O. B. Laing. Perhaps the top item was teacher contracts for 1967-68. It was announced recently that several instructors on the staff during the current year had already indicated they would not return next year, with some saying they planned to retire and others planning to teach elsewhere. At present, names of faculty members planning to resign are not known, so positions needing to be filled are also vague. It is hoped all but that few of the present staff will sign contracts for the ensuing year and it is probable most will as the pay scale here was recently upped to meet salaries being offered elsewhere. Pat Montag, manager of North Central Public Service Co. here, was slated to discuss the feasibility of natural gas heat service to the new high school building now being planned. The board was also to consider bids on fuel oil and gas; consider school bus needs for next year; review progress on building expansion program; get a report on plans for the sale of bonds to finance the building expansion program; and discuss several other miscellaneous items of business during the night. Corwith-Wesley Seniors Down Faculty 94-87 The Corwith-Wesley seniors downed the faculty, 94-87, in a thrilling overtime struggle before a large crowd at Corwith recently. The game followed a fray between a couple of fifth grade clubs and was sponsored by the Letter men's Club there. The seniors held a 35-29 lead at halftime, but it knotted 79-79 at the end of four 10-minute quarters, so the teams went into a 5-minute overtime. Top scorers for the seniors were Mike Anderson with 39 points and Doug DeGroote with 22. Card of Thanks CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to relatives and neighbors for flowers, food and cards and everyone who helped in every way following the death of our beloved husband and father. The Family of John Thuente. (22) Spring Opening THE EASTER PARADE Easter Smorgasbord Serving from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. Special Children Rates All Home Cooked Food Bring the family & their hi chrs. Hope No Snow. Booking parties of all kinds. Receptions, meetings, wedding, bowling, class reunions, banquets, large or small, day or nite. HAND'S PARK Mrs. E. L. 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