The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1961 · Page 5
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Wichtendahl Reunion Held, Whittemore It was a happy day recently when the children (all 11 of them) cif Mr and Mrs. George Wichtendahl of Whittemore got together with theff-fcafents for the first time in ten years. They gathered from near sjjnd fzfr for a good old family reunion. The immediate members of ithe family are showrt here. In the front row, left to right, are Lora (Mrs Norman. Prichard), Omaha, Nebr., Eleanor (Mrs. Burns), Evenljn, Mrs. Wichtendahl, Mr. Wich- tendahl and Emogene, Algona. In back, left to right, Leona (Mrs Gordon Jensoh), Wryttemore, Selma, Algona, Harlan, Cherokee Bernard, Ottosen, Delbert, Whittemore, Henry, West Bend, Lorraine (Mrs. Lyle Andersen), Thor, and Florence (Mrs. Leonard Frost), Huhtimgton' Beach, Cal. . e. ; Mr. : and Mrs. Wichtendahl were married 39 years ago. Besides their 11 children, they' haye 23 grandchildren. (Nels Isaacson Pt-.to —UDM Engraving) • ' • • _•_______. "" Algona and Aurelia and Is active n the Chamber of Commerqe, Rotary Club, American Legloi« and other civic organizations and functions. Sandra Stalling Weds -J In .a>military s'ervice Saturday rit 2:30 o'clock July 8 at Lawton. Okla,, Sandra Skilling, daughter of Mr and Mrs Elliott Skilling became trie bride of Norman O'Dell. .They were attended by the bride's brother, Darrald Skilling, who is also in service at Lawton'and Joyce O'Dell, sister of the bridegroom of Warner. Mich/ The bride wore a pink dress and white accessories and her attendant wore a pale . green dress 'and white accessories. Corsages of pink and while carna- tiqns and yellow and white flowers were worn by the bride and her attendant, respectively. Mr and Mrs O'Dell are at home in a furnished home and will be there till October 7 at ' which tftnfe*Mr O'Delt 'will be ^-discharged. It is possible he may re-enlist after a visit with relatives here and at his home. Mrs O'Dell had for several months been employed at tht Good Samaritan nursing home as nurses aide. Gel Acquainted Mrs Ernest Egcl and Mrs Richard Reynolds gave a get-acquainted coffee Tuesday morning for Mrs Thomas Putney. Guests were Mesdamcs Ira Dutton, Anna Smith, Charles Hinken, Minnie Hinken, Dclmar Kern, Perry Collins, E. M. Huber, Arthur Reidel, KeithJChristy, Ranny Leek Ronald Zittritsch, George Gade Clifford Elherington, George Jergcns, Harry Ireland, Alu3> Reefer, Anna Presthus, Miss Edna Smith and the respective children, Double Birthday Mr and Mrs Clarence Wiltgun had a birthday party July 13 foi their daughter. Mary Anne, who was 11 July 13 and Ruth Anne who will be 5 July 22. Guests who were neighborhood friends were Janet Gillingham, Suzanne and Bob Kent, Jenniloe Hutchison, Chucky Delperdang, Annt and John Gilligan, Marcia ami Cecelia Rutledge, Tom, Cindy and Laura Laing, Susan and Mark Myers, Kim Priebe, Kathy Wibbcn, Jim Kirkland, Debr.i Sewick, Bill Bruns, Joan and John Wiltgcn. Family Picnic A family picnic was held Sunday, at Mason City honoring the birthday of Mrs Bernice Reynolds, former Algonan, now of Waterloo, In attendance were Mi and Mrs James Dean, Mr and Mrs Duane Reynolds, Bob Reynolds, Waterloo, Mr and Mrs Ray Meyer, Emmetsburg, Mr ariq Mrs Roscoe Fuoss, Whittemore Mr and Mrs Ronald Hansen and Mr and Mrs Richard Reynolds and 25 grandchildren. Knitters Picnic Mrs Mai-tin Becker, Mrs Jess Pugan,' Mrs Ernie Godfredson Mrs Oran Hudson, Mrs Casey Loss, Mrs Katherine McMurray Mrs Bertha Pommer, Mrs Charles Patterson, and Mrs Hugh Raney. members .of a knitting club, hatf a picnic Tuesday at Call State Park- Other members, Mrs Mattie McWorter and Mrs Leora, St John were unable to attend. Florida Quest Mrs Albert Gransow entertained bridge club Wednesday afternoon. Out of town guest was Mrs F. E, Sawyer, Foil Meyers, Flft-, 'former member o. the club. Md's JPS Tschettur, 'Mrs Don Potter and Mrs Bob MgCull entertained at a bridge paily sltemoon. Dinner Hostess Kathryh.. Sorensen entertained at dinner Sunday having as guests her uncle and aunt,' Mr and Mrs Chris Sorensen, Mr and, Mrs Harold Larson, Hurhbpldt Mrs Ronald Thoreson and Mi and Mrs Paul Grave and Rickey Emmetsburg. Birthday Party . Mr abd .Mrs Charles Harvey were dinner guests Sunday • of Mr and Mrs Roger Will and. family at Welcome, Minn. The birthday of Mr, Will was being observed. Guild Meets The guild, of.St. Thomas Episcopal chlifcn meets this afternoon (Thursday) at the. church Hostess&s are Ijto Margret4Laa.ge fend »$f Abbiel^aWftJ f '-• ST. JOE By Mrs Syl Wagner ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Reding, and Gerald' Girres, son of Mr. and.; Mrs. Dick Girres of West fiend.' The wedding date is Saturday, August 5, in St. Joseph's church. Rev. Leo C. Schumacher will be on vacation the next two weeks .on a. trip through northern and western states. Jean Elizabeth Thilges, infant, daughter of Mr and Mrs Paul Thilges Jr., was baptized in St.. Joseph's church Sunday by Rev. Leo C. Schumacher. Adella Faber and Andrew Kramer were sponsors. ,Mary Markman from Holy Cross arid Marilyn Kunz from Alton arrived hei'S at the Raymond Kohlhaas home Tuesday arid a,re helping with the detas- selirig on the Kohlhaas farm. The, young ladies were classmates at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, of Doris Ann Kohlhaas, daughter of Mr and Mrs Raymond Kohlhaas. . Mr and Mrs Cletus Chicoine from Sioux City spent the weekend heire in the home pf /: the Clatter's ' ; J>aren,ts,i/ Mr\ 'an.<p ; .Mrs. Ed Luiuaiiiit ***i. • "•'''•'j" Tsy « Mr and Mrs NICK Berte ana family and Elizabetri Berte were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Edmund Berte of near Whittemore. Mr and Mrs K. L. Kohlhaas' were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Berte home near Whittemore. The K.C. and C.D.A. family picnic held on St. Joseph's, parish grounds was attended by a large crowd. Baseball, horseshoe and cards was the afternoon diversion. Algonan Named To Investment Corp. Board M. H. Honsbruch, Algona-, has been named as a new member of the board of associates of the Iowa Business Investment Corporation. • , , T , M The corporation, an. Iowa-based holding company, announced at the same time 'the purchasb of Pioneer Insurance Company of Lincoln, Nebr. The basic purpose of * the corporation is to 'acquire a series of wholly-own^d 'subsidiaries in finance, insur- |ance, banking and industrial de- 'veloprneri't."" All shares of " stock in the corporation are owned by Iowa citizens. "Dutch" owns drug stores RayMcWhorters Of Burf Attend Reunion Burl — Mr. and Mrs. Ray S McWhorter, 'arrived home recently from Dayton, Ohio, where they attendee! the first reunion of World War II Overseas flyers, as guests of the U. S. Air Force. The reunion was held a1 the Air Force Museum at the Wright Patterson Air' Force Base June 24-27. The McWhorters flew their airplane -to Dayton to attend. Ray was a member of , the 213th Aero Squadron, located at the Argonne forest area, France. Six members of the 213th squadron were among the 328 pilots .registered at the reunion. An interesting note to locai people was that McWhorter visited with two pilots who were in the same squadrpn in whi,gh Durwood McDonald, Burt youth, served. Also in attendance at the reunion was Clair B. Laird, Pes Moines, formerly of Algona, who served as a bombardier i,n World War I. He also was taken prisoner by the Germans. He was decorated with the Croix De Guerre by the French. The big event of the reunion was a banquet given by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce for all the flyers with their wives as guests. Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, ace of aces of the 94th Squadron In WW I and now president of Easter Air Lines, was featured speaker at the banquet as well as at other program meetings. On Sunday, a huge air show was staged, which was open to the public and at which an attendance of 250,000 people was hides, such as Highway Patrol to have better radio coverage than they now have in this area. At the present time, radio cars in the area north of Bancroft and bordered on the east by Highway No. 69 and ihe west bj Estherville do not have reliable Contact with the state radio stations in Belmond and Storm Lake. The TepeateT will receive calls from Iowa Highway Patrol, Bureau of Criminal Investigation 'and other sbate-OWrted cars in that area and re-trahsmit the signal to the Belmpnd station. Installation of the unattend ed repeater is scheduled 16 be gin in the near future. Mrs.Rob70f Swea City Is Buried July IS A former Swea City, la. wo man, Mrs. Harold Roba, did Thursday night at an EstheryiU rest home where she had live for four years. Mrs. Roba had been ill for th past several years. She was born June 28, 1890 at Algona and was married' June 14, 1913 at Bancroft. She was a school teacher before and for a short time after her marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Roba lived at. various times at Bancroft, Swea City, and Lakota. Surviving are her husband. Who also lives at the Esthervillo Qood Samaritan, home; two sons and one daughter, Russell of Elmore, Roy (Clarence) of Moline, 111., and Mrs. Cecil Anderson, oi Lakota; eight grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers, Mrs, Oliver Matheson of West Bend, la., Mrs. Teckla Abramson ,of Geneva, 111., Friedoll loderberg of Burt, and Herman SJoderberg of Bancroft. Mrs. Hatold Roba was a mem- r of Immanuel Lutheran church of Swea City where ser•ices were held at 2 p.m. Saturday. • • . Rev. LeRoy Pillmah officiated and burial was in Harrison bwnshjp cemetery ntfar Swea officially counted. in To Install State Radio Booster Station, S-City lie m : f The Iowa Department of Pub ie Safety has made arrange- ents with the town council of Swea City to install a radio re •fgater station in 'tile citfTfS" the Swea City Herald reports. The installation will allow state-owned radio equipped ve Thursday, July 20, 1961 AJgona (*>•) "fit! Rites Today For Ex-Pastmaster At Armstrong Fred W. paries, 86, former postmaster at Armstrong, died at 1 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Family hospital at Esthervillc where he had been a patient for the past two .weeks. , H.e had been in pool health 'for the past year. Funeral services for Mr Daries will be held at 2 p.m. todaj (Thursday) in the Presbyterian church at Armstrong, With Rev James Rowc officiating. Buria will be at Armstrong Grove com etery, Mr Daries was a harndss ma kcr prior to 1917 when he too a position in a bank at Esther ville. In 1932 he was named post master at Armstrong, a positio he held for the next 10 years. His wife, the former Edna Reber. died in 1953. Survivors include a son, two grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and, two great-great- grandchildren. . Isaacsons Talk At Two Photo Conventions The Nels Isaacson family (and associates) have again been fea- | -in--i •'•-.__-.. iif it-"• -'-"" ' •• "•;•-" " •' • _'-• • •"•^"-— ( ured irt st'ite profeSiidnal photo- raphers' convention! durirjg th^, )ast tet| 4ay»- Nels, his son Ron and Pm\ Sinsey went to the' Twin Cities vhere Nels npD(jared on the pron [ram of th6 ISinnesota -Associa- iion ang Ron and Phil helped in. displays. Meanwhile,-Kay-and daughter Roberta headed in the other direction and went to Biloxi, Miss.; by jet plane where Kay appeared on the program ojf the Mls- sisippi-Alabama conven,tion and* conducted a '. color clinic. They'' also spent three days sight-seeing in New Orleans and stopped* at other places on the way home.' Mary Brocsder, new employee, at Isaacson studio, took her first' plane ride and spent the week at" Clinton studying sales and re-; ceptionist work. She is th» daughter of Mr and Mrs Willianf £roesder and was valedictorian of her Algona high school graduating class this spring. Graveside Rites " HeldAtBurt For Infant Burt — Graveside rites for Bernard Eugene Gifford, day and a half old son of Mr and Mrs Bernard Gifford, were held' at the Burt cemetery at 10 a.m. Monday. Rev. M. H. Brower, Algona, officiated an,d the Garry • Funeral Home, Bancroft, was in' charge of arrangements. The baby was born prematurely early Thursday in St. Ann hospital at Algona.and died at 4 p.m. Friday. He is survived by his parents and grandparents, Mr and Mrs Louis Scott and Mrs Jake Gifford, all of Burt. Three baby sisters and brothers preceded him in death. One-fourth of all our muscles are in our neck and face. Mr. 'and Mrs. Maurice Reding and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Reding speijt' th,e weekend at the home of ,Mr. and Mrs. Arthui Clark at Wood Dale, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Reding attended the wedding of Mrs. Reding's brother, Mark Becker and Mary Jo Smith at Mt. Prospect, 111. July 15. Mark Becker is a son of Mrs. Justine Becker of Wesley and the late Math Becker. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Berte Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thul, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Becker attended the wedding of Mary Jo Smith and Mark Becker at Mt. Prospect, 111. July-15. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thul and Mr, and Mrs. Albert Becker visited with Sister M. Georgene at St. Mary's in Dubuque and also other relatives. Alice Ingcbritson was honored at a ,pru-nuptial shower Monday evening, July 17, at Ledyard Miss Ingebrilson will be the bride of Craig Thilges July 29. Attending the shower from hero were Mrs. John B. Reding, Mrs George Wagner, Mrs. Qrville Wagner and Mrs. Sylvester Wag" ner. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Thome arc parents of a son born in Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, July 14. •This makes four boys and. two girls in the Thome famUy, Henry Faber from Fargo, N D. and his daughter and son-in- law and family arrived here Friday for a visit with relatives. A Faber family gathering was held Sunday afternoon at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hogan of Clare and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rathke and, family from Humboldt were Thursday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Zeimet and hejpec} Mrs. Zeimet observe her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Plorian Faber and Mrs, Raphael Faber ana children are frjeiyjinj; the firgt of this week with relatives and friend^ at AUa Vista. Jean Marie, Th.u.1 is assisting with the household, duties in the Pay} Thilges, Jr. home. Mrs. E. J. Gsle$ visited last wejik with relatives at Minn. Ponald Beckep, jncjueted service, left for Des, Moinus Monday. A farwcll gathering was given in his hcmqr last week at the home of his brother, Mr. grid Mr?. 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