The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 26, 1967 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 26, 1967
Page 12
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Women Also Help Raise Funds To prove it is not all a man's world in assisting in raising funds for the improvement of St. Ann hospital, some of the ladies who have assisted witli their voluntary help are shown in this photograph taken at campaign headquarters. Many other ladies have given much of their time to the program in typing, addressing envelopes, arranging for the many meetings held and the preparation and service of food at the kick-off dinner. At the dinner meeting the members of the Business and Professional Women's chapter joined with the St. Ann hospital Auxiliary members to further prove to the men that they, too, were wholeheartedly supporting this important community project. In the photo, left to right, are Mrs. Marie Lampright, Mrs. Ann Bleich, Mrs. C. J. McEvoy, president of St. Ann Auxiliary, Mrs. Milton Bilyeu, Mrs. Helen Putzstuck, Lucille nig, Mrs. Charles Sheakley, Mrs. Don McCarthy, Mrs. William Batt, Jr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Degen. (Glenn's Studio Photo) Russel Miner Rites Are Held On Saturday Funeral services for Russel D. Minor, 66, Titonka area resident for the past 30 years, were held at 1:30 p. m. Saturday in the Doan Methodist church, with Rev. Paul Hanson officiating. Burial followed at Fenton. Pallbearers were Fred Asa, Gordon Davidson, Harold Kucli- enreuther, William Miner, Tom Ellefson and Harvey Johnson. Mr. Miner, a farm laborer, died at St. Ann hospital here Wednesday, Sept. 20. He had been in ill health for alwut a year. A son of II. E. and Elizalwth Bilsborough Miner, he was born at Algona July 20, 1901. He was employed on the Rudy Larson farm in the Doan area for 22 years, and more recently on the Ray Cunningham farm for 14 years. He was never married. Survivors include two brothers, Ray K. Miner, Dakota Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines—13 Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1967 City, and Don W. Miner, Minneapolis; and a sister, Mrs. Roby Yates, Garden Grove, Calif. Mayor's Court Six persons paid fines in Mayor Dill Finn's court this week following preliminary hearings of a variety of charges. They were Phillip H. Simpson, Algona, $15, careless driving; Leonard E. Tripp, Algona, $12, speeding; Bruce E. Foval, Mallard, $12, speeding; Donald A. Meyers, Corwith, $10, speeding; Kenneth R. Smith, Emmetsburg, $9, speeding; and Larry Teachout, Sexton, $5, stop sign. Court costs were assessed in addition to fines. Teacher Honored Mrs. Florence Behne, member of the Sentral Community School faculty, was recently honored with one of 28 state conservation awards. She was the Kossuth county winner. The award was based on teachers who performed outstanding service in creating public awareness of the need for conservation education. Georgia Barton OiLivermore Dies Tuesday Georgia Fern Barton, 64, well- known Livermore area woman, died at her farm home near there Tuesday night.. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the LuVerne Methodist Church, with burial to follow at the LuVerne cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 26, 1903 at Livermore, the daughter of George and Jessica Grant Henderson, and was married to Ervin Barton March 23, 1923. He preceded her in death a few years ago. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include five children, Virginia Broesder, Algona; Elinor Kruse, LuVerne; Earl Barton and Alice Barton, Livermore; and William Barton, Ft. Dodge; five grandchildren; two sisters and a brother. One brother and one sister preceded her in death. Minnie Medin Passes Here Wilhelmina (Minnie) Dorothea Medin, 80, lifelong resident of Algona, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, at St. Ann hospital. Funeral services for Miss Medin were held Friday at 10 a. m. in the Nazarene church here, with Rev. Ray Cox officiating. Burial followed at Riverview cemetery here and McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Lloyd Bohannon, Alden McAdams, Walter Bleich, BUI Hilton, Vincent Oxley and Alfred Anderson. Born here March 26, 1887, she was a daughter of Carl and Sabena Larson Medin. She was educated here and taught in several schools in the country prior to retirement. She never married. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. John Swanson, Swea City, and Mrs. Judith Dixon, Great Falls, Mont.; and a brother, Samuel, Hackensack, Minn. All Officers Re-Elected To ASCS Posts All present officers were reelected to posts during the annual election of county ASCS officers, held here Saturday. Richard I. Anderson, Ledyard, is chairman; Don Bollig, Fenton, vice chairman; Geo. Wolf, Algona, member; George Detmering, Wesley, first alternate; and Marvin Simonsmeier, Swea City, second alternate. Only change in the lineup from last year is a switch in the posts held by the two alternates. Mr. Simonsmeier was first alternate previously. The officers will take office Oct. 1, the same day as all township committeemen. Two Teenagers Hurt, Pickup Is Smashed Two Irvington area teenagers sustained minor injuries when an older model pickup truck flipped into a ditch 1 1/2 miles south of Algona on the old Irvington road at 10;30 p. m. Thursday. Injured were: Victoria J. Siemer, 18, driver of the vehicle, and Roger Sankey, 16, a passenger. They were treated at St. Ann hospital. The girl sustained cuts on both legs and. the youth a bump on the head. The pickup was headed east and began making a turn south when it went out of control, swerved left and right, then left again and struck a plank barri- cade near the entrance to a bridge. The vehicle then flipped into the ditch below, landing on its top. It was termed a total wreck. Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten, who investigated, charged the driver with failing to have control of the vehicle. Friday Mishap A car driven by Dennis K. Franzen, 18, Titonka, struck a Black Angus steer owned by Cliff Krantz three miles south and a half-mile west of Titonka at 7:30 p. m. Friday. The animal had wandered onto the highway. Value of the steer was placed at $235, while damage to the auto was estimated at $175 by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who investigated. WATCH FOR OUR /ER SHOWING PARTY WH/CH WILL FEATURE ALL OF THE NEW 1968 K<CAVICTOR PRODUC MAKE PIANS NOW T O J O / N US . "ORE DETAILS LATER TOM'S RADIO & TV 215 E "ATE " ' ¥ ALGONA MANY THANKS... ... To all who visited our showroom Thursday, Sept. 21, for a look at the sleak new Chevrolets for 1968. We appreciated having so many stop in during the event — and enjoyed chatting with most of you. And congratulations to the following persons who were winners of free prizes during our drawing: Mrs. John Boyken, Algona — Table and Chairs Roland Chafee, Burt — Kodak Instamatic Camera Karen Harcey, Algona — Kodak Instamatic Camera Again, thanks to all. Stop and see us anytime — we'll be glad to see you \ "MOTORT CHEVROLET/ TEl: 295-3554 AIGONA.IOWA

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