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Thursday, August 24, 1967 Algono (la.) Upper Dei Me!net-§ Burt The Monitor tone Rock •••••••^^•MI^^M^^MI^^^BPB™™™"""™-^^^^^^' ^^^^^^^^^^ II Published ly Th* Upptf DM Melon Publishing Co., Algono, Iowa Nephew Of Burt Man Drowns In Wisconsin BURT - Mr, and Mrs. Vern Shlpler were called to the home at his brother, the Everett Shiplers at Fair child, Wise., Thursday. The 16-year-old son of the Everett Shiplers met accidental death by drowning. Details of the accident were not available. The Vern Shiplers left immediately for Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Shipler left early Saturday morning to attend final rites of his cousin. - o - BREAKS LEG Kenneth, 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. McFarland is spending the last of his vacation with his right leg in a cast over the knee. Kenneth and some friends were playing in a tree in the backyard of his home, swinging from the branches, when his hands slipped and he fell to the ground. The large bone in his right leg was broken. - o - SUMMER SCHEDULE Mr. and Mrs.O. Perry Steward called at the parental Walter Steward home Friday enroute to their home in Monte zuma. Mr. Steward just completed 10 semester hours toward his master's degree in science education at the University Lakeside Laboratory at Lake Okoboji. He received a 4-point grade in field biology and plant taxonomy for his summer's work. Perry, a graduate of Burt High School and State University of Iowa, will begin his third year as junior high science instructor at Montezuma. His wife will teach fifth grade at Malcolm. •'' "• - o ^' ; REUNION HELD The annual reunion of the late John Krohnberg family was held Sunday at the Faribault county fair grounds at Blue Earth, with about 90 descendants attending. Kossuth residents attending were Mr. and Mrs. John Ketelson, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baas and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Baas and family, West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Baas and Elda Baas, Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Paetz and daughters, Algonaj and Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley and Duane, Burt. - o- Nurse Graduate BURT - Patricia Schwietert was a member of a class of 65 senior nurses to receive a degree in nurses education from Iowa. Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, Aug. 11, Relatives attending were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Schwietert, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Mechler and boys, Mrs. Orpha Mechler and Mrs, Louise Mechler, all of Titonka, Mr. and Mrs, Paul Dana, Ames, and Gary Froning, Hampton. The entire group were supper guests at the home of Patricia's sister and husband, the Paul Dana's at Ames, preceding commencement exercises. Mr, and Mrs. Wilbur Peterson, Janelle and Richard, Lake Crystal, and Mrs. Louise Eden, Titonka, spent Sunday night with Mrs. Magdaline Ortman, Robert and Sandra. Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Lloyd and sons, Shenandoah, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Celia Scott. Rev. Edwin Bishop is attending a three-day Lutheran church conference at Okoboji this week. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lundell, Titonka, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McMullen spent the weekend at Spirit Lake. Mr. and Mrs. James Woltzand family, Waverly, spent the past week at the parental E. R. Woltz home and with other relatives. The Woltz's were enroute home from a vacation spent in the Black Hills. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward visited Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller and family, Estherville, Sunday, Mrs. James Fries, Joe, John and Jennifer left early Saturday for a week's visit with her father at Denver, Colo. Enroute to Denver they plan two days of sight-seeing at the Black Hills. Roland Lavrenz, accompanied by his sister, Mrs. Richard Groen, Algona, spent Monday with their mother, Mrs. Nettie Lavrenz, who has been hospitalized at the University Hospital for the past several months. Honor New Pastor For Burt Church BURT - Rev. Edwin Bishop was ordained as a Lutheran minister and installed as pastor of St. John's Lutheran church, Burt, at 3 p. m. Sunday, Aug. 13. Guest pastor was Rev. Martin Zschoche, Valparaiso, Ind. -' Officiant at the services was Rev. Cleo Kautsch, pastor, St. Paul's Lutheran church, Whittemore, and Iowa Counselor of the Algona Circuit Lutheran churches. Liturgist was Rev. Arnold Vehling, pastor at Lotts Creek. Pastors assisting were from the Algona circuit. Special music was furnished by Mrs. Wilfred Radig at the organ, the church choir and childrens* chorus. A 5:30buffet supper was served to visiting ministers, their wives and families and to members of the local church council and their wives by members of the Ladies Aid. Mesdames Eugene Marlow, R. H. Willrett and Arlene Behnkendorf were chairmen in charge. , Pastor Bishop graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, El., in 1958 and from Concordia Seminary, Springfield, m., May 26, this year. After completing his second year of seminary he vicared at Trinity Lutheran church, Springfield, Mo. He is married and he and his wife, Florence, are parents of a 21- month old son, Paul. They are now at home in the Lutheran parsonage in Burt, Pastor Bishop also will serve Our Saviours Lutheran church at Swea City, where he was installed at 7 p. m. Sunday evening. Present at Sunday's ordination and installation services were Pastor Bishop's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Bishop, Benton Harbor, Mich., Pastor and Mrs. Martin J. Zschoche, Valparaiso, Ind., Mrs, Bishop's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hy Firehammer, and sisters, Eunice, JoAnne, and her aunt, Lorine Nuechterlien, all of St. Joseph, Mich. The Bishops were honored at a reception and food shower at Swea City following the installation services Sunday night. Monday evening, members of Si John's church council and their wives at Burt hosted a reception and food shower honoring the Bishops, A program was presented, Burt Man Is Recent Grad, Mankato State BURT - Gerald Ray Hilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilton, received a bachelor of science degree in health, physical education and recreation at graduation exercises held at Highland Arena, Mankato State College, Saturday afternoon, Aug. 18. A reception honoring Gerald's graduation was held following the exercises, with Gerald's parents as hosts. Guests included Mrs. Nell Hartman, Waverly; Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Hilton and Jill, Marion; Mrs. James Trager and Tammy Jo, West Des Moines; Mrs. Leo Thomas and Barbara, Shakopee, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilton, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bailey and family, Marion; and John Lovstad. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilton moved to Renwick Monday where he will teach biology and coach in the Boone Valley school system. - o Mrs. Henry Friedrich and children, Marcus, spent three days here this week while her husband, Rev. Henry Friedrich, attended a Lutheran pastor's convention at Okoboji. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doege were Mrs. Earl Rafdal and Steven, Mrs. Alma Bertelson and Gary, Albert Lea; Mr. and Mrs. Vern Rafdal and family, Titonka; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Tuttle, Albert Lea; and Jimmy Doege. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Adams, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hopkins, Fredricksburg, were guests for several days of her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Mrs. G. H. McMullen entertained at several get-acquainted coffee parties for her daughter- in-law, Mrs. Jerry McMullen. Monday night guests were Miss Madaline McMullen, Fullerton, Calif.; Mrs. Owen Hopkins, Fredricksburg; Beth Miller, Valeta Griese, Lurena Soderberg, Lorraine Campney, Mary Jean Andrews and Ruby Hinckley. Mr. and Mrs. Jake B. Smith of Burt recently returned from a two-week visit with their daughter, Mrs. Dale R. Bixler, Wheaton, m., while their son- in-law attended NABAG, school for bank audit, control and operation. Mr. Bixler returned to the University of Wisconsin, July 30-Aug. 12 to complete the school's third year course. Aug. 11, the parental Mearl Bixlers from Clarence, la., the Smiths and Mrs. Bixler attended graduation exercises in the Wisconsin Union Theater. Mr. Bixler is a semi-senior auditor and has been associated with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for seven years. A Long family reunion was held at the Lone Rock Legion hall Sunday. There were over 100 descendants attending, with 32 different families represented. Mr. and Mrs. Mennet Trunk- hill returned Sunday from a three week vacation to Yellowstone National Park and other places of interest. They also visited relatives in North Dakota. LECTRIC ft MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rewinding and general repair pf electric mptprs. RED'S MOTOR SHOP AT NiW WCATIQN - BURT, IA. ~ PHQNI 924.3341 A GQMftlTI LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS Gerald Hilton Of Burt Weds Minnesota Girl BURT - A summer wedding of interest to Burt residents was performed at St. Mary's Catholic church, Shakopee. A double ring ceremony, performed by Father Schoenberger, united in marriage Patricia K. Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo P. Thomas, Shakopee, and Gerald R. Hilton, son of the Fred Hiltons, Burt The bride, escorted to the altar by her father, was attired in a traditional floor-length gown of white bridal crepe andalencon lace. A long detachable train fell from the shoulder into a chapel sweep. A ballerina-length veil of silk illusion was held in place with a dainty pearl and crystal crown. Her bouquet was of red sweetheart roses outlined in white baby breath, and centered with a white otchid. v Her attendants were Barbara Thomas, Mrs. David Kelly and Mrs. James Trauger. Tammy Jo Trauger, niece of the groom, was flower girl and carried a basket of carnation petals, John Lovstad attended the groom as best man. Groomsmen were David Kelly and James Trauger. Ushers were Gary Reichtzigel and Ray Lichter. A reception for relatives and friends followed the ceremony and was held at the Rivierra Club at Chanhassen. The bride, a graduate of the Shakopee High School, has been employed as bookkeeper at the Chanhassen State Bank. Following a short vacation, the Hiltons will be at home at .Renwick were Mr. Hilton has .accepted a teaching position at !J>ihe Boone Valley High School. Saturday evening dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. McMullen were Rev. and Mrs. Herbert Jackman, O*Neil, Nebr., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ryerson and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Campney. Mrs. James Trauger and Tammy Jo, West Des Moines, are spending two weeks at the parental Fred Hilton home. Mrs. Larry Holding, Brad, Brenda and Vaughn, Peru, Nebr., were Tuesday dinner guests at the Al Hinckley home. The Harley Troutmans were Friday evening dinner guests at the Hinckleys. Magdalene McMullen, Fullerton, Calif., and Neal McMullen, Newell, were Monday and overnight guests of their brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Howard McMullen. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bruhn, Emmetsburg, were Wednesday supper guests at the home of their daughter and family, the H. D. McFarlands. Mrs. Bruhn recently spent three weeks in the Palo Alto county hospital, Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gifford and Amy and Connie McFarland of Ceylon were Sunday guests at the parental McFarland home. A family picnic supper honoring the birthday anniversaries of William Otto, Richard Lavrenz, Burt, and Tom Williamson, Ft. Dodge, was held at Humboldt Sunday evening. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Otto, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Lavrenz, Richard, Floyd and Mayme, Mr. and Mrs. James Redemske and Angela, all of Burt, Dr. and Mrs. D. J. Krai and Paula, Marion, Sharon Arndorfer and Sharon Nelson, Algona, and the Williamsons from Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. John Long, Billings, Mont., arrived in Burt Saturday for an extended visit with Burt relatives and friends. Duane Long and daughter, Kim, Billings, were weekend visitors at the home of Mrs. Louis Scott and other relatives. Claire Reutzel Is Burt Go-Kart Race Winner Go-Karts raced at Burt Wednesday night, Aug. 10. Approximately 30 karts were in competition for the nights' cash prizes. Claire Reutzel, veteran racer from Burt, won the B Open division. The A Modified class was won by Bob Hanks, Winnebago, and AlDeCoursey, Webster City, copped the earnings in the A Stock class. The A junior race was won by Leslie Sasse, Blue Earth. Former School Home Is Sold At Lone Rock LONE ROCK - On Tuesday night, an auction was held in Lone Rock to sell a home owned by the Sentral Community School District. Mr. and Mrs. James Marlow purchased the home at the sale. This home has been the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Blanchard for many years. - o Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker called at the George Becker home Tuesday evening and helped Susan observe her 12th birthday anniversary. A baby boy arrived Aug. 17 to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. William Schatz, Cedar Rapids. The little lad weighed 10 Ibs., 9 oz., and has been - named Brian Wade. He has a brother, Kevin, to welcome him. Mrs. Schatz is the former Judy Hinckley, Burt. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley, Burt, and Mrs. Martha Schatz, Menno, S. D. GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPMAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B. CHIPMAN, PHONE BURT, RES. 924-3431 graph in a contest sponsored by the Des Moines Register's Picture Magazine. Her photo of a group of children attending a Presbyterian camp at Dolliver State Park near Lehigh appeared with other winning shots in the magazine last Sunday. Burt Bluebirds The August meeting of the Burt Bluebirds 4-H club was held at the home of Jean Lynch Aug. 12. Marilyn Person and Arlene Coady gave a report on the 4-H camp they attended. They made ditty bags for servicemen. Be Sure Your Tractor Is Giving You 100% Make certain your tractor is operating at 100% for the best results this year. Let us give it a once- over. Expert repair work done at minimal prices on any tractor, car or truck. You name it, we can do it! Reutzel's Garage Phone 924.3315 Byrt something we can offer you.... and convenience is our business! Color Photo Wins Mrs. Russ Patterson of Burt won $25 for her colored photo- A checking account at the Burt Savings Bank can save you time, energy, footwork and headaches. Pay bills by check to keep your records exact and accurate. The cost is minimal and the effort you save is great. Play it smart and safe with a convenient checking account with us ... BURT SAVINGS BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C. SAVINGS INSURED UP TO $15,000 EVERYTHING MUST GO! RUMMAGE SALE CONTINUES! Entire Stock Drastically Reduced! If you haven't shopped this closing out sale in Burt, then you've missed thousands of bargains. But it's not too late - there are hundreds more-all merchandise reduced tremendously... > OFF SHIPLER'S DRY GOODS & VARIETY BURT, IOWA

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