The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1967 · Page 22
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 17, 1967
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Mueller Family, Fenton, Has 80 Attend Reunion FENTON-The annual Mueller family reunion was held .Sunday in the Whittemore Lutheran school, with around 80 attending. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Henriksen and and family, Mrs. Martha Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Wally Christensen and family, Clear Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Borchardt and Brent, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mueller and family, Scottsdale, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Ferdie Mueller and family, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mueller, Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bierstedt, Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Berkland and family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pompe and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Flint and girls, Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Wegener and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Uthof and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Johnson and family, Mrs. Clara Mueller and Everett, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Erickson, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Art Gade, Lester Mueller and Wanda, Emmetsburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Uthof, Rodney and Cheryl. Officers for the next year are Bennie - Berkland, president; Everett Mueller, vice president; Mrs. Melvin Pompe, secretary; and Mrs. Marlin Wegener, treasurer. Prizes went to Mrs. Martha Mueller for being the oldest one present, to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mueller for coming the farthest distance, and to Timothy Christensen for being the youngest one there. - o- LADIES AID The ladies aid of St. John's Lutheran church met Aug. 2 at the church parlors with a potluck lunch. Pastor Spicer led devotions and gave the topic, "I Give Thanks." He read a report given him on the Ebenezer Fund from the New York convention. An invitation from the Lotts Creek ladies aid was read for the aid to attend a guest day at Lotts Creek, Sept. 8, at 2. p. m. Mrs. Ervin Borchardt had charge of the program. Marcia Meyer, Robin and Renne Flint and Margene Henricksen sang, accompanied by Mrs. James Meyer. Linda Berkland played two piano solos and Renae Votteler sang two songs, accompanied by Judy Kraft. Mrs. David Dreyer was a guest. - o - AUXILIARY PICNIC The Fenton Legion Auxiliary held a picnic Friday at the S. E. Straley home. It was voted to give $2.50 to the U.S.V.A. hospital in Des Moines. Jackie Jones gave a report on her trip to Girls State. The next meeting will be held in the home of Mrs. Hans Baago, Mrs. Warren Jones and Jackie were guests. - o Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schmidt and family, Keswick, spent the weekend at the Olaf Norland home. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Peterson and son, Minneapolis, spent the weekend at the LloydSunde home. Mrs. Clara Mueller and Mr. and Mrs. Wally Christensen and family, Clear Lake, returned from a trip to California. They visited Mrs. Mueller's grandson, Wally Dean Christensen, at Treasure Island, San Francisco, with Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Christensen at Los Angeles, and with Mr. and Mrs. Ron Christensen. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Belknap, Salt Lake City, Utah, are spending a week at the Eldon Hantelman home. Sunday supper guests at the Eldon Hantelman home were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Buscher and Genea and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Belknap. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Douglas visited a week at Buffalo, Monett, Springfield and Lake Ozark, Mo. Relatives visited were Mr. and Mrs. James Highfill, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lillegard, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lillegard, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Lillegard and Mrs. Alva Smith. They went sightseeing at Roaring River, Silver Dollar City and saw Table Rock Dam. The Nelson family reunion was held Sunday at the Fenton park. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nueman, Grove City, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hasbrook, Sheldon, la., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brown, Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Leininger and family, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Leininger and family, Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Leininger and son, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Parsons and family, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halverson, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Albin Nelson, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Betty Moll, Debbie and. Wally, St. Charles, la., Mrs. Nellie Thorsen, Ringsted, Mr. and Mrs. August Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brown and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halverson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg and Dennis. Mr. and Mrs. Noel Westlind, Mankato, and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halverson, Algona, were Saturday guests in the Kenneth Halverson home. Laurie Ann Westlind returned home with her parents after spending the past week with her grandparents. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SPECIALS ADAMS Sweetened or Unsweetened ORANGE JUICE 3 46 Oz. %^ CANS T • BUTTERNUT COFFEE Drip or Regular SOFTEX FACIAL TISSUES 5 200 CT. BOXES KRAFT CHEEZ WHIZ 16 OZ. JAR Blue Bonnet MARGARINE i ib. 49$ PETE'S MARKET FENTON, IOWA Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nueman of Grove City, Minn, were Saturday overnight guests in the Kenneth Halverson home. The Potratz family reunion was held Sunday at the Fenton park with around 100 attending. New officers for the coming year are Frank Bell, president, and Mrs. Larry Gade, secretary. Mr. and Mrs. Arlin Stegen, Cedar Falls, were weekend visitors at the Clifford Douglas home. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Henriksen and family visited Sunday evening at the home of Dr. and Mrs. LeRoy Henriksen, Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Hurlburt and boys, Ft. Dodge, were Sunday evening visitors at the Donald Hurlburt home. Sylvi Silander, Turku, Finland, came Friday to the Eugene Huskamp home where she will spend the rest of the month. She is a LF.Y.E. exchange student and a home economics teacher at Turku, Finland. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Maahs attended the wedding of Joe Jergens at Rolfe Saturday morning. Mrs. Kenneth Krause gave a birthday party for Mrs. Floyd Duncan and Mrs. Tom Trenary, Burt. Guests were the honored guests and Mrs. Carlos Engelby and children, Mrs. Harold Becker, Burt, Mrs. Eldon Duncan and Lori, Mrs. Henry Smith and Ramona, Swea City, and Mrs. Olive Person. Marilyn Alt Of Fenton Is * Recent Bride FENTON - Marilyn Irene Alt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Alt, and Robert Ralph Retterath, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Retterath, Stacyville, were united in marriage at Visitation Catholic church at Stacyville, July 29, at 11 a. m. with Father Schmitt officiating at the double ring ceremony. The bride, escorted to the altar by her father, woreabridal gown of white chantilly lace over organza with an empire waist. Her bridal veil was white organza with a bouffant effect. She carried pink roses and stephonotis in a cascade arrangement. Mrs. Stan Berkland served her sister as maid of honor and Kathy Harris was bridesmaid. Bill Retterath served his brother as best man and Ron Theabold served as groomsman. Stan Berkland and Steve Retterath were ushers. Alter the ceremony, a dinner was held in Visitation hall. Mrs. Denny Sill had charge of the guest book and Mrs. Herb Krause cut the wedding cake. Table waitresses were Hollee Krause, Jayne Dreyer, Linda and Louise Retterath, Mrs. Rick Brumn, Jane and Patty Galvin. The bride is a graduate of Sentral Community High School and P. B. I. Institute, Minneapolis, and is employed as a medical assistant in Minneapolis. The groom is a graduate of Stacyville High School and Dunwoody Institute, and is in the Naval Air Reserves. - o - Kristie Bollinger spent from Tuesday till Saturday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger. Tuesday evening guests at the Kenneth Bellingers were Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bollinger and family, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bollinger and girls, Mrs. Carol Tietz and Michael, Algona, for Kenneth's birthday. Sunday evening guests at the Norman Bellingers for Norman's birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger. Tuesday evening guests at the Clarence Menz home for Mrs. Menz*s birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chrischilles, Linda and Angela, Mr. and Mrs. Marold Schlei and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Menz and Anna, and Rose Ann Householder. Sunday dinner guests at the Clarence Menz home were Mr. and Mrs. Willard Menz and family. A/lc Calvin Menz is spending a few days at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Willard Menz, before going to California. Mr, and Mrs. Stanley Berkland and Mr. and Mrs. James Meyer spent from Saturday till Thursday vacationing at Colorado Springs, They also visited Pfc. It's a dual-purpose brunh —you can use It on your top or his bottom." and Mrs. Tony Kahler and Pfc. and Mrs. John Hovey. Lennis and Tania Berkland stayed at the David Berkland home while their parents were in Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Berkland and family spent the weekend in Minneapolis with Mrs. Robert Retterrath. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Duncan and family are spending this week at Lake Okoboji. Recent Saturday morning coffee guests at the Richard Underwood home were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Beaver and daughter, California, Mrs. Alvin Olson, Albuquerque, Mrs. Sarah London, Estherville, and Mrs. Ron Madsen, Cylinder. Picnic guests at the Albert Mitchell home Sunday for Lynn Underwood's birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Underwood and family, Kevin Jacobsen and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchell. Mrs. Serna Peterson was an afternoon guest. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mueller and family, Scottsdale, Ariz., are visiting at the Ernest Mueller home and with other friends and relatives in Fenton. Kenley Zwiefel has been attending the second summer session at Mankato State College. He is working toward his masters of music degree. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Nielsen and family we re Sunday after noon visitors at the Howard Bruhn home. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bruhn and family were Sunday evening guests at the Howard Bruhn home. The officers and ways and means committee of the Sentral Band Mothers meet Thursday at the Kenneth Johnson home to set up plans for the coming year. Sept. 7 was set for the teachers' reception to be held at the Sentral High School. The public is invited to attend. The first Band Mothers meeting will be Sept. 11 at the school. Saturday evening guests at the Roy Chrischilles home were Mrs. Nellie Bocker, Farmington, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wiener and Carla Kay, Cedar Falls. Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chrischilles visited Mr. and Mrs. Robert Casey, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stoeber were Friday evening guests at the Wilfred Stoeber home. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Anderson, Williams, spent Sunday at the Wilfred Stoeber home. Honor Seneca Couple Wed For 50 Years SENECA - Mr. and Mrs. John Behrends observed their 50th anniversary Sunday with open house at the Methodist Church at Fenton. Their grandson, Ronald Behrends, acted as master of ceremonies, and announced the program which he opened with a prayer and then gave a short history of the honored couple's married life. They were married at Estherville in 1917 and have lived in this area most of their married life. They have four children, all of whom were with them for their special day. They are Richard of Forest City, Leta of Topeka, Kansas, Lester of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Virginia of Oklahoma City, Okla. They have 15 grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Following the history of the honored couple, Lucille Seege- barth of Lone Rock read a poem after which the couple's daughter, Virginia, sang with Mrs. Warren Jones accompanist. Mrs. Seege- barth then read, "Speaking of Memories" after which Dale Eldridge favored the group with two vocal selections, accompanied by Mrs. Jones. The program was concluded with a meditation by the Rev. Russel Eldridge. Refreshments were served by a circle of the church women, with a two-tier wedding cake decorated in shades of gold and flanked on either side with lighted tapers. The daughters, Leta and Virginia, presided at the coffee service. The wedding cake was cut and served by the daughters-in- law, with the granddaughters serving as waitresses. - o - ATTEND SHOWER Many Seneca friends of the Wayne Lynches and son Tom, at- tended the bridal shower honoring the latter's bride-elect, Bridget Qulnn of Bancroft, Thursday evening at St. John's Hall in Bancroft. Tom and Bridget will lie married Saturday, August 26, at St. John's Catholic Church at Bancroft. - o - 4-H MEETLNG The Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H Club met at the home of Steve Fischer with Tom Bergum as co-host. Members answered roll call in- telling what they are taking to the Kossuth County Fair. Tom Bergum gave a talk on "How to Show Pigs." The group discussed fair entries and made final plans for exhibits. Eddie Bergum will be Uie September host. - o - ACHIEVEMENT SHOW The Seneca Stars held their local Achievement Show Thursday evening, Augusts, at the Lone Rock Legion hall. Club members exhibited articles made in home improvement, nutrition, and clothing projects. Mrs. Henry Looft judged the articles and the girls chose which ones they wished to enter in county competition. Plans were made to meet Saturday at which time all entries would be tagged and made ready for entry Monday. Climax of the evening was a style show put on by the girls who were entering clothing exhibits at the fair. Patricia Dreyer furnished background music for the event. Refreshments were served at the close of the meeting. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jensen and family recently returned home after vacationing a week at one of the Fairmont lakes. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Presthus and family of Delaware, Ohio, visited this past week with relatives in this area. They were accompanied by the former's mother, Mrs. Anna Presthus, Algona. Friends of John Olson will be interested in knowing that he is a patient at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. Friends of Nina Kracht will be sorry to learn that she has not been feeling well this past week and on Thursday evening was admitted to the Crestview Nursing Home at Armstrong. Kenneth Beaver, who has spent a furlough with his parents, the SHOP in your HOME COMMUNITY Fenton Business & Professional Directory FRIENDLY FENTON INVITES YOU FENTON PRODUCE - Lloyd Sunde Golden Sun Feeds GERALD VOIGT INSURANCE Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building • Remodeling PHONE 889-2381 Fenton, Iowa Dr. E, W. Ruske DENTIST Offict Phont 889-2248 Residence 889-2353 Ftnton, IOWP FENTON DRUG R.C.A. Dealer T-V Salet * Service Phone 889-2713 =RIENDLY Thursday, Aug. 17, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper De> Maine*-11 Charles Beavers, concluded his furlough Friday. He accompanied his sister and family, the Virgil Gardners of Estherville, who took him to Ft. Collins, Colo, as part f their vacation trip. KniiiiiinyiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiHiiiiiiniiiiiifinwBiit Fenton Chit • Chat Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Straley visited Mrs. Lena Stiemhauer at Methodist Manor, Storm Lake, Sunday and with friends in Siwncer. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Deck attended the funeral of his cousin, Win. Beck, Howley, Minn., Tuesday. Mis. HaJis Baago, Mrs. John Waite and Mrs. Rex Wolfe attended the county Auxiliary meeting at Titonka Tuesday. Jackie Jones and Mary Ellen Ditsworth gave the highlights of their trip to Girls State. Ernest Douglas, Mallard, Mrs. Fred Douglas, Rodman, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Kramer, Ringsted, and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Douglas were Sunday evening guests at the Gerald Jentz home. Karen Jentz returned home after spending a few days with Mrs. Fred Douglas. Julie and Jeff Stuck!, Ogden, are sending a few days at the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber, and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Stucki. Sunday dinner guests at the Frank McFall home were Mr. and Mrs. Rex Wolfe, Mrs. Ada Hite, Oskaloosa and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Rusch and Margo. Mr. and Mrs. Kern Elerick and Judy Kay, Jefferson, and Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Vaughn, Fairmont, were Sunday dinner guests at the Louie Weisbrod home. Guests at the Lloyd Kern home Saturday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kern, Ames, Kern Yager, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Edna Mueller, Mrs. Nettie Yager, Mrs. Amanda Kern and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Yager, Ted, Joe and Dave. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pole and Vicki brought Mrs. Ada Hite to spend the week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Wolfe. Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe and Mrs. Hite spent Tuesday at the JackTieman home at Burt. 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