The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 4, 1968 · Page 14
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 4, 1968
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Wesley Girl In Arizona Is Now Engaged 8-Algono (la.) Upper Det Moine* Thursday, Jan. 4, 1968 ALICE RICHTSMEIER Mr, and Mrs. A. N. Richtsmeier of Wesley, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alice Bertha, to Joseph Bacillus of Phoenix, Arizona. Miss Richtsmeier, a graduate of St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing in Mason City, is now supervisor of the nursery at St. Joseph Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz. Mr. Bacillus, a navy veteran, is now employed by St. Joseph Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz. Wesley Firm Treats Friends With Coffee WESLEY- Jack and Mike Vitzthum and Duane Larson treated their many friends to coffee and donuts at their Appreciation Day Dec. 27 in the Legion Hall. In the registration drawing, Myron Carlson and Duane Kunkel won prizes in the kids drawing. Clara Goetz, Marion Youngwirth, Francis Weber, Irwin Hildman, Lawrence Fox, George Hirner and Ed Cruise also won prizes. - o - ATTEND WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Doughan and their houseguests, their daughters, Sister Damian and Sister Kevin; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer; and the Fred, Pat and Merle Rasmussens attended the wedding of Mary Sue Rasmussen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rasmussen, and John Harvey Sorslund Dec. 27 in St. James Catholic Church, Forest City. The nuptial mass was sung by a Sisters' Choir, accompanied by Sister Ralph of Wesley. The vocalists were Sister Mary Jane of Wesley, who was a classmate of the bride at Cardinal Stritch College, Milwaukee; and Sister Michelene and Sister Giovanni of Milwaukee, cousins of the bride. The wedding dinner reception was served in the country club at Forest City. - o - Anna and Ethel Flom had as their Christmas guests Alma and Julius Funnemark and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Paulson. Tuesday evening, their dinner guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Johnson and family, which included Ronnie and his classmate, a student from Hong Kong of Augustana College, Sioux Falls, So. Dak. The Johnsons took the students to Sioux Falls Thursday as Ronnie is a member of the college choir. Guests in the parental Geo. Ricke home Dec. 24 were Bob Rickes, Davenport; Pat Frideres, Wilmington, HI.; Richard Rickes, Grand Meadow, Minn.; Jim Schumacher, Algoaa, and the Dean Rickes and Mike Vitzthums, Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Doughan and their houseguests, their daughters, Sister Damian and Sister Kevin, were Wednesday guests in the Jim Walmsley home, Webster City. Christmas guests in the parental Herman Bode home were the Kenneth Prohaskas, Garner; the Franklin Bodes, Wesley; Paul Bode and friend, Betty Wagner, Algona; and the Mark Bodes, Omaha. The latter family were also guests of her parents, the John Steiers, Whittemore. Thursday evening dinner guests In the Herman Bode home were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Loss, Algona,, and Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Pech, Walker. The couples celebrated their 40tb wedding anniversaries recently. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fox and baby, Brltt, and Dorothy Simpson, Pee Moioes, and Mrs. Chloie Simpson, Britt, were Christmas KUWtg in the Lou Simpson borne. Mrs. Richard Shellenberg en* tertained members of the elementary staff of the Corwith- Wesley school at a coffee party at her home Dec. 22. Mr. Shellenberg is elementary principal of the schools. Mr. and Mrs. LouCink, Maria, and Sylvia, who is employed at Mason City, and Gretchen, who attends college at Mankato, were Christmas guests of the Henry Eisenbarths of LuVerne. Other guests were the women's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schick, Algona; Jerry Kelch, Corwith, and Bruce Abrahms, Thornton. A week of prayer is being observed this week by the congregation of the Evangelical Free Church. Services are held each evening in various homes. Curtis Anderson is pastor. Wednesday evening dinner guests of Anna and Ethel Flom were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rinder and family, Joyce. Ethel returned home with them for a day's visit. Christmas guests in the parental Ernest Peterson home Dec. 24 were Wayne Koppens, Elmore; Jim Wagners, Estherville; Lowell Bentleys, Titonka; Gene Petersons and Richard Peterson, Fort Dodge; Larry Petersons, Clear Lake; and Merle Petersons, Wesley. The Wayne Koppens and the Lowell Bentleys were dinner guests there Dec. 25. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Discher had as Christmas day guests her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Wall and Marvin Wall, Comfry, Minn.; her sister and family, the Dr. Paul Warners, Cedar Falls; and their daughter and family, Capt. and Mrs. Ron Stroup and Amy, Mineral Wells, Texas. The Stroups left Thursday for their home. The captain will be mustered out of the army Jan. 11. Mrs. Justine Becker and children and their families enjoyed an evening Christmas dinner party at St. Joseph's parish hall Dec. 24. Attending were the Arnold Kollaschs and Pat Baumanns, Whittemore; Allen Vas- kes, Bancroft; Vernon Bertes and Don Redings, St. Joe; Ray Brckas, Forest City; Harold Beckers and Don Potthoffs, Algona; Joyce Becker, Minneapolis; and the Alvin Beckers and Bob Becker, Wesley. Mary and Jean Baumann and Carol Kollasch spent several days last week in the home of their grandmother. Union services we re held in the Evangelical Free Church New Year's Eve. The Upper Flat congregation joined the local group. A film, "In His Steps," was shown followed by a prayer service and refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Richtsmeier enjoyed Christmas at the home of their son, D. V. Richtsmeier and family, Minneapolis. Guests in the Lester Larson home Christmas day were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Higdon, Arvin Larsons, Lester Leases and Isabella Kerrins, the latter of Algona, formerly of Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Raney and Mark left Thursday for their home in Brookings, So. Dak., following a holiday visit of several days in the parental Dr. H. H. Raney and Cliff Anfinson homes. A family Christmas dinner party was held in the parental Andrew Reising home Dec. 25. Attending were the Philip Stu- ders, Stacyville; Lyle Huffs, Boone; Tom Reisings, St. Joe; Alvin Edens, Woden; Jim Reis- ings, Garner; the Clete Studers and Zeno Reising and Jane of Wesley. Others who were guests were Andrew Reising's brother, Msgr. Zeno Reising, Bancroft, and Arlene Goetz, Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Larson and the Arvin Larsons were guests Dec. 23 in the Jim Higdon home, Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Mower and family of Chippewa Falls, Wise., were also guests of her parents, the Jim Higdons. Dec. 24, the Higdons and the Mowers were guests in the Arvin Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Reising visited her father, Hilary Engle, Auburn, Thursday. They were accompanied by Msgr. Reising, Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bauer, the Will Hrubes, John Bauers, Bruce and Paul, and Concetta Pfeffer attended a pre-Christmas dinner party Dec. 17 at the Ralph Bauer home, Whittemore. The Bill Bauers, Whittemore, were also guests. Guests in the parental R. C. Bauer home Christmas were the Geo. Wellicks, Charles City; the Bill Hrubes and John Bauers, Wesley. The R. C. Bauers received a telephone message from their daughter, Marlene and family, the Will Clements, Danville, Calif. The baby boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Zeno Reising Dec. 14 was baptized Saturday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church by Father Phillips and named Michael Zeno. The infant's uncle and aunt, Tom and Mary Ann Reising, were sponsors. The young couple have two other children, Rebecca and Jane. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Richtsmeier and Lynda, Lincoln, Nebr., came Dec. 26 to spend a few days at the parental A. N. Richtsmeier home. Mrs. Stan Engstrom of Wayzata, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schmitt and family of Churdan were also guests there. Dinner guests Wednesday evening, Dec. 27, in the Lester Larson home were the Ivan Johnsons, their son, Ronnie Johnson, and a classmate from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, So. Dak., the Arvin Larsons and Cliff An- finsons. Guests in the parental Al Wagner home Dec. 24weretheDwight Wagners, Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Benny Wagner, Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Aitcheson and Duane and his fiancee, Judy Zrostlik, were Christmas guests in the Merrill Aitcheson home, Cedar Rapids. Christmas guests in the Leo Hanig home were their daughter and family, the Albert Beckers, St. Joe, and their sons and their families, the Don and Bill Hanigs, Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Goetz of Britt were also guests. Mrs. Goetz and Mrs. Leo Hanig are sisters. Area College To Levy Taxes Of W52 Taxes of $385,452 to support Iowa Lakes Community College will be raised by a 1.5-milllevy, applied to an area property valuation of more than a quarter billion dollars. The five home counties for Area III College; Emmet, Kossuth, Dickinson, Clay and Palo Alto, which have school districts that also extend into other counties, will pay the biggest share of the tax. The five home counties and their valuations levied on are: Emmet, $36,481,482; Kossuth, $74,322,845; Dickinson, $38,636138; Clay, $57,833,085; and Palo Alto, $40,485,749. Their school districts extend into neighboring counties and therefore these counties are also levied on. The neighboring counties of Area in taxed are: Buena Vista, $2,736,996; Cherokee, $13,250; Hancock, $133,294; Humb.-ldt, $1,594,877; O'Brien, $806,827; Osceola, $3,278,582; Pocahontas, $566,242; and Winnebago, $78,096. The total valuation for the 13 counties that share the tax, is $256,967,463. The 1.5-mill levy on the total valuation includes a .75 maximum mill levy for building, repairs, construction and purchase of land, as authorized by voters of the Area III College area in an election Sept. 11, and a maximum .75-mill operating levy, authorized by the Area College School board. MEDALS Maj. Randall Renken, LeMars native, recently was awarded seven medals for gallantry as an F-105 Thunderchief pilot flying out of the Royal Thai air force base in Thailand. In addition to receiving the medals, the air force veteran of 17 years also was promoted to Lt. Colonel. BWINEtf PERJO/1ALITIE5 AND PATHONIZf VIKING OIL CO. GASOLINE AND FUEL OIL Wl GIVE GOLD BOND or KINO KORN STAMPS BULK DELIVERY SERVICE Station and Bulk Plant North Milwaukee Depot > 1 1 *A BUILDIF OF All Phono 295.5266 »»»»•»»»»»»»» •»••»»•! 16 MATERIALS . 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