The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 9, 1962 · Page 17
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 9, 1962
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Butterbaugh Swea' 7,0,,™ ,the> fhwle. after • ,* * 5 f , ' A > '• f! „ X ' ' ' - ^Hfck ,ti^^l . *,'-,'' >'!.-;•-„ Mofn«-3 A'large barh oft A farfri owned by Connie Kohlhaas, Livermore, and tenanted by DaVe.Befnhard was destroyed by fire Tuesday. Jan. 3 shortly-after 10 a.m. The plibto above was knapped shortly after Algona firenlen arrived at the scene and show$ the south side of what remain- ed df thd barn, smoke and flames were seen for many miles. Ten large hogs and several small pigs and a large quantity of hay and straw inside the structure were destroyed in the blaze. Firemen protected other outbuildings, but couldn't save the barn. Robert Gaff Hey Funeral services for Rober Gaffney, 74, Algona farmer, wen held Tuesday, Jan. 2, in St. Cecelia's Catholic ,church here. The &t. Rev. Msgr. ; P. p. Gearen officiated and burial Was in Calvary cemetery. Mr.' -Gaffney was found dead Friday morning at;his farm home southeast of Alg9na. He had ap- larently succumbed to a heart at- ack in his sleep. He was born in Illinois and was married to Nellie Skilllngy July 8, 913, at Algona. She died about 0 years ago. ,. , Surviving ,are a sister, Mrs. Vernon Carr of California and a )rother, John D.-Gaffney, a pa- ent at Veterans' hospital, Sioux alls; S. D. ' ' : • Lillian McAdams j Funeral' servl6etf"f6l > 'Mrs, 'LU- r uian May;'McAdams ) 83,' long-Urn's '( 1*A.Q1fl0nt' j f\t Ci*m*s /"111.. *• i-.U 1 ^?-. 1_*L J.l -of T Swea,. CityJ were held ' >- * ' ' 1 > Two Algona mem, Phil Diamond and Dwaino Lighter, were more ilian lucky when they walked away from the above wreckage. The :Ryan AT12, which was owned by a local flying club, crashed April 2J jyhile 'b$ng _ flown by Lighter, The right wing tip of the plane hit the ground'inside* the '•• west fence at the Algona airport while traveling an Obituaries In the interval during which The * Upper De« Melnes did not V^f* 11 ^ ° V?r f he ., hel M<'yf' th> following deaths occurred in this qrea r 'and 'tK? pbitwary facts pre summarized and printed here, even Hipygh nW recent, so tKa't a permanent record is. available. ' ! grandchildren. A daughter, Jessie, preceded her in death. Bancroft. J Mrs. McAdams,' mother, of Alden McAdams of Algona, died Thursday, Dec. 28, at the Maple Leaf rest home at Burt where she-had been a,resident for the Jast.year., She was born Mar.,8. 1878 at tfankato, Minn.:Her parents,were Mr. and Mrs. Alben Whitcomb. he was later married to Charles McAdams, f/o r m'eT Swea City hardware man , and repair man, who preceded her in death in April, i960. , ' ,V Besides the son here, she te sur- yiyed by /another son, Charles McAdams,, Milnor, N.' D,, four grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. John H. Batton ^Funeral services for John H. Batton, 68, Swea City, were held &.1 ?'. m ' Thursday in the First Methodist church there, with Rev. ,'R. Ma'us officiating. Burial was .the Maple,Hill cemetery at La- spta. Mr. Batton died at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville where he had teen a patient since the preceding Thursday when he suffered a itroke while driving his auto north of Swea City. rn at Cromwell Aug. 15, 1893, »*;, Batton was married to Dena Joelfsma in 1920 at Algona. The «""""° jived at Thompson for 10 Fred Will, 77, retired Algona lamer, dropped dead at 3:30 MB, Fnfitey}ii43^A89,'"Jfifll,' in the Jonsbruch Drugstore. Death was ' rjbttte4 to a heart attack. He I suffered with A heart ailment ^omg lie w'a^ bo'j-n Sept. 13, 1884 in &s»ii to Mf. pjj , He was married }915 at Algona to the Por^ funk. They farmed fair AJgoaa until 1947 when they ejre4 fp the pjty. years he was eusto- Sf$f T F|r§t Methodist church his wife, five sous of Lu- Algpna; Fred, Jr., of IdylJwilcJ Calif., Mrs. Lyle Martp, Bpftonj Mrs. Marvin Walburg ibf«Algonai.- There are 22 grandchildren. /J'feree ibrpthers-and, « sister art Julius Will of Fairmont; August of Truman; Rudolph and Mrs. Hose Loper of Algona. Fqneral services were held at 3 p,m.; Tiaesday, Jan. 2, in the First Methodist church at Algona with the Rev. Newton Cdughehourj pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs, Vqn Dorston Funeral services for Mrs. Mar- thp Van |^4on 82,^04 ]% W tqn, yrmer-Algona resident, were hew Tuesday, Jan. 2, in the First and burial jvas in Riverview cem- $$tyf Prsyjflus services were held Swnday'ln the Presbyterian church at Newton. jyiw, Vaj| Pprgton, die4 Tiirs, dpy-at Newton 'where she had Ol^pe. hevhome with a daughter for the past several years. She was born Martha Post, at alena, W-, ead'was married to y Van Dorstoij pn Nov. 23 1905 St. tem, MO. The" couple camu tc Algona shortly afterwai-d and Mr. Van Dorston operated a taxi service here for many years He died April 12, 1934. Suwv'jng are a daughter, Thelma Van Dorston and a son, Elbe Van Dorston, both of-Newton,-two Sisters, M^.M, f,,, AJvoi-d of Rochester, Minn,, and Mrs.'M E of Belle Plaine; a brother,' " lapplis; Cecil of Rev, Myron H. grower officiated grandchildren, .,„. _ «_ «•»» MIHUNLB iaw« years where Mr. Batton served as constable. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion post at Swea City. The post conducted military rites at the funeral. , ' Mr. Batton is survived b^ his wife, a 'daughter,* Mrs. Wayne Drapee, Knie'rem;- two sisters, Mrs. pave Hois'er, Forest City, and Mrs. Bertha Schollett, Thompson; and four grandchildren.' He was .preceded,in death by a daughter, two sisters and two )fothers. Elvin Shottenkirk Funeral services' for Elvin A. Shqttenkirk, ',56, of Swea City were held 2 p.m. Jan. 2 at the First Baptist church at Swea City. Mr. Shottenkirk died Saturday at Buffalo Center hospital after a lingering illness. Rev. LeRoy Carter conducted :the services and ^burial was in Haryison toyvnship cemetery, i Barries^ ftaieral t h>ijie < W as in cha|ge,,pf arrangements'. ' ' i.Mr. Shottenkirk was'jSorn ^cb.' Marysville, 'JCan. in March, 1929. TWy moved to" the Swea City area from Albert Lea, Minn, in 1.953. They have, operated Florence's Cafe at Swea City for several years. ' He is survived by his 1 wife', three daughters, Mr.s Harold Sehiliz of Swea City; Mrs. Vern Laws6n of Beatrice, Nebr; and Mrs. Clarence Granger of'Gomfrey, Minn. One son, Clyde of Swea City, four brothers and one sister also survive. Act Now To Get Soil Aid Tieup, ASCS Advises Farmers interested in establishing soil and water conservation practices on their farms under< the 1962 cost-sharing Agricultural "Conservation Program (ACP) should file their requests as soon as possible, suggests Richard I. Anderson, chairman of the tfdssuth county ASCS committee. .' 'Requests to participate in the program must be filed , at the and the conservation practice approved before work Is begun. Under the 1962 program, farmers may get help averaging about one-half the cost of carrying out approved conservation practices. In addition, the 1962 program also provide^ for similar, cost-share assistance to farmers in developing soil and water ponservation practices belieficial to' wildlife. Whittemore 4-H Whittemore 4-ti Boys met Dec. 21, with 30,members present and 3 guests. .They were Matt Erdman, Vern Walker and Jay Johnson. They, discussed weighing of 4-H , calves, . 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