The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 21, 1967 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 21, 1967
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The Christmas tree .. May yours be bright and gay and surrounded with giHs for and from all of your loved one? 716 So. Phillips Algona, Iowa <5rft$ of the magi May your gifts be peace and great joy. 1967 urn? SAITER'S DAVIS PAINT STORE GrectMs Our sincere thanks and heartfelt good wishes to all. 4-Algona (la.) Upper D»> MolnM Thursday, D«c. 21, 1967 LuVerne Lady's Brother Dies A! Humboldt LU VERNE - Mrs. Cecil Watts received word Saturday of the sudden death of her brother, Floyd Daggy, 58. Mr. Daggy succumbed to a heart attack at the Humboldt Concrete Products Co., where he was employed. Mr. Daggy had not worked in the afternoon, but had returned to the plant for some sand when he apparently suffered the fatal attack. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; two sons; a daughter; his mother, Mrs. Chris Pederson; six grandchildren; two brothers and seven sisters. Services were held Dec. 19 at the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. - o - ON CARRIER Machinists Mate Third Class Roger A. Gregory, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gregory, is serving aboard the 37,000 ton amphibious assualt carrier, U.S.S. Princeton. The Princeton, which has participated in extensive action in the coastal waters off Vietnam during the past three years, has recently completed 100 days of overhaul at the U.S. Naval Shipyard, Long Beach, Calif. While final overhaul work is being completed, the Princeton will hold sea trials and conduct refresher training exercises. During its deployment off the coast of Vietnam, the -Princeton served as flagship for the U. S. Seventh Fleet's Amphibious Ready Group. - o - MEMORIAL SOCIETY LuVerne Memorial Society met at the Town Hall Dec. 14 with 27 members answering roll call, "My Favorite Christmas Tradition." Three guests, Mrs. Alma Madden, Mrs. Evelyn Marty and Mrs. Lucinda Stone, were present. Alice Hinz, president, presided at the business meeting. A Christmas story was read by Faye Lichty. The article was taken from "Guidepost." Eleanor Kubly, Myrtle Eggleston and Florence Stewart had charge of the program on "Christmas Themes." Group singing- of Christmas carols was enjoyed by all. Lucinda Stone accompanied the singing on the piano. The new Memorial Society books for the coming year have been composed by Eleanor Kubly and Florence Stewart. January hostesses will be Florence Studer, Mildred Ellifritz, Molly Hedrick and Daisy Rentz. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Bjustrom and Jerry were hosts at a Christmas dinner in their home Dec. 15, with 13 in attendance. Those attending the event were the Albert Schipulls, the Percy Brinks, the Jess Jergensens, the Bryan Stewarts, Mrs. Faye Lichty and Mrs. Laura Zwiefel. The evening was spent socially with cards being played for entertainment. The American Legion will sponsor a pre-Christmas feather party at the Legipn Hall Dec. 22 at 8 o'clock. The public is invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Holmes attended the funeral of "Slim" Smith, county engineer, Dec. 18 at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Hintz and family of Sioux City were weekend guests in the homes ofMr.Hintz* mother, Mrs. Martha Hintz, and Mrs. Hintz' sister and family, the Richard Gronbachs. Mr. and Mrs. Delain Blumer, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johns, and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Holmes attended the Christmas dinner held annually for Kossuth county employees at Bode Thursday evening, Dec. 14. Lutheran Fellowship Club met Dec. 17 in the church parlors. The following officers for the new year were installed: President, Jim Hefty; Vice-president, Vernon Hkinselman; Secretary, Delores Schnakenberg; Treasurer, Jolene Wilhelm; L.L.L. Representative, Paul Maas. Martha Ristau and Delores Schnakenberg had charge of the entertainment with a gift ex- ESSER DRY CLEANERS ristaas •* Keleher & McAdams Clothing FORMERLY ZEHDER'S change and the showing by Jim Mallory of pictures of his European tour last summer. Hosts for the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Maas and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bristow. Lutheran Ladies Aid held their regular monthly meeting Dec. 7 in the church parlors with the Installation of new officers for the coming year belnp held. The new officers are; President, Rachael Schnakenberg; Vice- president, Dorothy Hanselman; Secretary, Vera Voss; Treasurer, Martha Bierstedt. Entertainment was a gift exchange and the singing of Christmas carols. Hostesses were Mrs. John Hanson and Mrs. Charles Hanselman. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Daley were in Independence Saturday where they attended funeral services for Mrs. Daley's cousin's husband. He died Thursday after suffering a massive cerebral hemorrhage. Youth fellowship of the Methodist church will have their annual candlelight service at 11 p.m. Dec. 24. Mrs. William Goetsch accompanied Mrs. Carl Goetsch of Algona to Ft. Dodge Tuesday where they visited Mrs. Howard McCrady of Callender in Lutheran Hospital. Mrs. McCrady is the former Luetta Goetsch, sister of William Goetsch and the late Carl Goetsch. Dinner guests at the William Goetsch home Sunday were their daughter, Mrs. Jon Putnam and son, Paul, Algona; Mrs. John Sykes, Llvermore; and Mrs. Carl Goetsch, and Mr. andMrs.Duane Riley and David, Algona. Mrs. Myrtle Eggleston, and Doris, West Des Moines, visited their niece and cousin, respectively, Mrs. Delbert Long, Cylinder, Tuesday. Mrs. Long is recuperating from a broken ankle. Doris Eggleston, who has been visiting relatives and friends, left Wednesday tor her home. Saturday evening guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinz were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nielsen, Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Emery of Fort Dodge were Sunday guests In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinz. After the holidays, Mr. :ind Mrs. Emery will leave for Aransas Pass, Texas, where they will spend the remainder of the winter in their trailer. Tuesday Club held their regular meeting and Christmas party in the home of Maud Brink Dec. 12, with eight members answering roll call. Mrs. Wflma Baskerville was welcomed as a new member. A gift exchange was held. Ann Smith and Wilma Baskerville had charge of the lesson. Lunch was served by the hostess. The Christmas program of the Methodist church will be held at the church Friday evening, Dec. 22 at 8 o'clock. The childrenare to bring their envelopes for Hillcrest Children's Service. OTTOSEN By Mrs. Donald Usher Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christiansen left Dec. 20 from Des Moines by train to Kansas City and from there to Baldwin Park, Calif, where they will visit Mr. Christiansen's son, Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Christiansen. They will return New Year's Day. They will also visit other friends and relatives in California. Mrs. Kate Jacobson and LeRoy were Wednesday and Thursday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Bartlett and Mrs. Gail Stoddard, Titonka. Students home for Christmas from Iowa State University at Ames are Howard Zeman, Sara Usher and Bob Cooper. Jeffrey Wehrspann, who is nearly two, grandson of the Raymond Wehrspann's, spent last week here. They took him to the home ofhisparents, Mr.and Mrs. Jerry Wehrspann at Des Moines Sunday afternoon. The Jerry Wehrspanns attended a convention in Detroit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Antone Speich and Edwin were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the Robert Speich home, Algona. In the afternoon, they attended the Christmas program at the First Lutheran church at Algona. The Robert Speich children were in the program. Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Worster entertained at a Christmas din- •Hop py Santa's gliding in with our warmest wishes for the very merriest of Christmases. Our heartfelt thanks to all our wonderful patrons. R, M, Harrison Co, Algona ner Sunday. Guests were Mrs. Anna Honn, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Olson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Erdmann and family, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Naeve and sons, and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Banwart and family. The Maple Lawn Good Will Club met for a one o'clock Christmas luncheon Tuesday. Mrs. Adela Helland and Mrs.Raymond Borkowski were co-hostesses. Twelve members were present and enjoyed a gift exchange. Mr. and Mrs. Lenhard Holden are looking forward to a happy Christmas with the arrival Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brockway, Steve, Cindy and Robert, Sunnyvale, Calif. They will also visit Mrs. Brockway*s mother, Mrs. Martha Larson, and other relatives at Hardy. Sunday night guests at the Ralph Jacobson home were Rev. and Mrs. Norman Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Enger, Mr. and Mrs. Thor Selvig and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Larson. Pvt. Arlan Jacobson arrived home Sunday, having completed basic training at Ft. Bliss, Tex. He is staying at the home of Ms brother, Ralph Jacobson, and will visit his other brothers and sister in the vicinity. Jan. 5, he will report to Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., where he will receive training in heavy equipment and maintenance. Pvt. David Halsrud has completed Ms basic training at Ft. Bliss, ?ex. and arrived home Sunday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle Halsrud. He will report Dec. 29 to North Carolina where he will receive training as an apprentice in automotive mechanics. Rev. and Mrs. Robert J. Le- Mont, Mrs. Cletis Hundertmark, Mrs. Darrel Jones and Mrs. Earl Olson attended the American Lutheran Church Women Christmas program at Rutland Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kropf and family of Dakota City and their son, Pfc. Larry Kropf of Aberdeen, Md., who is home on a 14-day furlough, also accompanied them for a visit at the Kropf home Sunday. IF IT'S NEWS, WE WANT IT1 Season's Greetings to one and all... MONTGOMERY WARD CATALOG STORE AIGCNA To all..1967.. FAREWAY STORES TO OUR MANY FRIENDS, A MERRY CHRISTMAS! MILLER Lumber Company Merry Christmas ! We will be closed December 25 & January 1 CHARLIE'S SUPPER CLUB ALGONA We have enjoyed your friendship and hope to be of service during the New Year. MERGEN A WEiSTER ALGQNA Polnttn ft D«4oraton 295-2(42 295-3494 With warmest llianks we wish to send greetings for ihe Yulelide and the New Year to all of our v friends . . . our customers. It's been a pleasure to please you and may we continue to do so, P, R, IRONS PLUMbING & HEATING ALGONA

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