The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 28, 1967 · Page 5
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6-Algono (la.) Upper DM Molft** Thursday, Sept. 28, 1967 circle C. Vera Rlngsdorf was elected to the nominating committee. All other officers are holdovers as all officers of the U.P.W. are elected to 2-year terms. Hilda Gross presented the devotions of the day and Luella McWhorter led the program discussion "Where is your Treasure *!" Marjorie Mawdsley was in charge of the dedication of "The Least Coin." Hostesses were Vera Rlngs- dorf, Alleda Harms, Elsie and Naomi Junkermeler. Bur! Shower For Recent Newlyweds BURT - Mr. and Mrs. Vernal Koestler, St. Louis, were the guests of honor at a recent postnuptial shower at St. John's Lutheran church. Mrs. Koestler and her husband's mother, Mrs. George Koestler, were presented corsages. Mrs. Eugene Meyer was mistress of ceremonies for the program which included two vocal duet numbers by Brenda Meyer and Theresa Tieman, accompanied by Mrs. Tieman; a reading "Anniversaries" by Mrs. Meyer; vocal duet "Bless This House" by Eunice Meyer and Shirley Kline, accompanied by Mrs. Tieman; two readings by Elizabeth Radig; and the story of how the new Mrs. Koestler and her husband met. In charge of decorations, carried out in the bride's chosen colors, were Barbara Meyer and Dorothy Marlow. Hostesses were Bertha Willrett, Barbara Meyer, Beulah Davis, Marlene Davis, Ruth Dreyer, Dorothy Marlow, Edith Tieman, Ida Peter, Lilly Bleich, June Bierstedt, Ella Meyer. Clara Reynolds, Elizabeth Radig, Grace Ackerman, June Prestlius, Geneva Ruscher, Grace Wiegand, Doris Madsen, Eunice Meyer, Marian Westling, Florence Schroeder and Tillie Madsen. - o - GUEST DAY Members of St. John's Ladies Aid were hostesses to ladies from the aids of Trinity Lutheran, Algona, and St. Paul's Lutheran church, Whittemore, at a guest day at the church on Tuesday afternoon. A very interesting and enlightening report of the 1967 I L.W.M.L. convention held at Washington, D. C. by words and slides was given by Rev. and Mrs. Rex Miller of LuVerne. A social hour followed and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Verdelle Riedel, Algona, for being the newest member of an aid, to Mrs. Max Bast, also of Algona, for having the'longest membership, to Mrs. Wilbur Ruhnke, for having the largest family at home, and to Mrs. Marie Schmeling, Whittemore, for winning a contest held. Refreshments were served from a beautifully decorated tea table, with the pastor's wife, Mrs. Edwin Bishop, pouring. - o - FIRST MEETING Cadet Girl Scouts held their first meeting of the fall at the home of Kirsten Habegar Saturday. At this meeting, the girls elected Kirsten as president and Nancy Herrick as scribe. There are nine Cadet Scouts. Mrs. Russell Patterson is the leader and Mrs. George Becker is assistant. - o - Guests of Mrs. Rudy Willrett the past week were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Willrett, Cairo, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Willrett were among 60 relatives who attended the 18th annual Wibben family reunion at Call State Park Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Willrett will be hosts for the 1968 reunion. Members of the W.S.C.S. will complete plans for the annual turkey supper to be held Oct. 11 when they meet Oct. 4. Hostesses for the day will be Marian Westling, Elsie Winters, Ivy Simmons, Mary Bauer, Velma Cook and Esther Hilton. Karen Davies and Blanche Long will present the program and devotions. St. John's Ladies Aid will hold its October meeting Oct. 3. At this meeting, members will pay tribute to honorary members. Hostesses will be Viola Dacken, Lilly Bleich, Verona Schmidt. Market basket will be furnished by Eunice Meyer, Clara Reynolds and Barbara Pannkuk. U.P.W. Of Burt Organizes For New Year BURT-Members of the U.P.W. elected circle chairmen and cochairmen for the coming year, Wednesday. Dorothy Scott was elected chairman and Elva Boettcher, cochairman of circle A. Rose Karels will be circle B chairman and Leona Lacy, chairman and Hilda Gross co-chairman of - o - The Methodist district mission study conference will be held from 2:30 to 8:30 p. m. at the Grace Methodist church, Spencer, Sunday, Oct. 1. Rev. Merlin Davies, pastor of the Burt and Good Hope Methodist churches is chairman of the conference. Estherville J. C. students spending the weekend at their Burt homes included Diane Miller, Nancy Ackerman, Nancy Ackerman and Boyd Bristow. Kenneth Richter, junior in animal science at the State University of Iowa at Ames, spent the weekend at the parental Robt. Richter home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith, St. Petersburg, Fla., were Wednesday forenoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Richter. Mrs. Ada H. Vogel was dismissed from St. Ann hospital, Algona, Monday and is recuperating at the home of Gertrude Ackerman. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker spent the weekend at the home of her sister and family, the Ralph Dugans at Davenport. They were accompanied back to Davenport by their nephew, Royce Dugan, who had spent some time with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Trenary. Mr. and Mrs. Art Richter and Todd and Debbie McCardle, Mobile, Ala., were guests the past week at the home of the former's brother and family, the Robt. Richters. Mrs. E. A. Junkermeier and Naomi, accompanied Alma Junkermeier of Estherville to Hollandale, Minn. Friday where they were guests at the Herbert Brand home. Saturday evening they joined 35 other relatives at a dinner honoring Mrs. Junkermeier's sister, Mrs. Wm. La Cur, on her 79th birthday anniversary at the Al Stegengahome. It was also a going-away party for Mrs. LaCur who is leaving soon to make her home with a granddaughter in Florida. Mrs. Jerry Wiener entertained in honor of her husband's birthday anniversary on Monday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chrischilles and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ulses and family, Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Harms, Brenda, Kirk and Kent, all of Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller spent the past week at the farm home of their son Clark and family at Titonka. The Clark Millers were in Davenport where they were in attendance at the annual Grand Lodge of Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher spent the weekend at Eagle Grove where they visited relatives, the Oran Emersons. They also attended the 50th anniversary of the Eagle Grove graduating class of 1917. Mrs. Boettcher was a member of the class of 1917. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and boys and Mr. and Mrs. Eu Clair Meyer, Terry and Brenda were Sunday guests of their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Ella Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. John Rash and family, Algona, spent Saturday with his mother, Mrs. Jessie Rash. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1 a new operator will begin work at Marion's Beauty Nook in Burt. She is Wanda Marshall, Algona. Wanda had been previously employed at Sheakley's Beauty Salon in Algona. The Bill Madsens, George, la., called on Burt relatives on Sunday and also spent time readying their home, recently vacated by the Don Reimers family, for rental again. The Melvin Lang- fitts, nee Patty Groen, of Algona, will move into the Madsen home Oct. 1. Mrs. Walter Campney of Burt will represent the Spencer district at the North Central W.S.C.S. annual meeting in Cedar Rapids, Oct. 11-13. Mrs. Lydia Schwietert observed her birthday anniversary on Thursday by entertaining the members of the A and B birthday club at a 10 o'clock luncheon at her farm home. Mrs. Phyllis Wiener entertained members of the Jolly Ten club at her home on Friday afternoon. Clara Reynolds will be hostess to members of the Fortnightly Club at her home Friday afternoon, Oct. 6. Called By Illness BURT - Mrs. Rose McGuire, who is staying at the home of her daughter and family, the Tom Kissners, Algona, was called to Kansas City, Mo. because of the serious illness of her son, Joe McGuire. At last report, Joe, who was suffering with a kidney condition and a collapsed lung, had been released from the hospital and was recovering at his home. Student Teacher James Nelson, a senior education major at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S. 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