Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 5, 1976 · Page 14
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 14

Greeley, Colorado
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Friday, March 5, 1976
Page 14
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14 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Fri., M.rch 5, l First commander attends VFW-Auxiliary birthday observance Women's CHARTER MEMBERS - Especially honored at the 44th birthday of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the 45lh birthday of VFW Post No. 2121, at which both the country's bicentennial and Colorado's centennial were observed, were charter members of both organizations. From left, Uiey, are, Louise Ahrend, Grace Irvine, Ray H. Bran- naman who was instrumental in starting the local post and later became national commander, Martha Wakeman and Irene Stevens. Not pictured are, August Sothman of Ault and Charles Wakeman, the two other charter members of the VFW. (Tribune photo by Rose Mary Koob) A special Bicentennial- Centennial party at Brannaman Hall, Sunday afternoon, marked the 4Sth birthday of Pioneer Post 2121, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Ray H. Brannaman, a charter member and first commander of the Post, gave a most interesting history of the post. There are two additional living charter members, August Sothman of Auft and Charles Wakeman, both unable to attend because of illness. Brannaman was national commander-in-chief in 1947-48. The VFW Auxiliary, instituted Feb. 29, 1932, marked its 44th anniversary. Of nine living charter members, four were present, Louise Ahrend, Grace Irvine, Irene Stevens and Martha Wakeman. The remaining charter members are Ivy Brace of California, Augusta Wyatt of Denver, Esther Hansel! of Ault and Minnie Gress and Inez Corsberg of Greeley. Past commanders present r e c e i v e d m i n i a t u r e Betsy Ross flags, and past auxiliary presidents received red white and blue poppy corsages made by Past President Blossom Murray. Patriotic exercises were led by Post Commander Ed Allison, and Mrs. Ben Murray Sr. sang the national anthem accompanied by Mrs. Wayne Grant. All charter members, past commanders and past presidents participated in a Grand March. Mrs. Forrest Wiley, auxiliary president, presented the auxiliary a gift certificate for an American Revolution bicentennial flag in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Griffin, and her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Wiley. Miss Hazel Johnson showed "Pictures from an Old Album" and a display of pictures, bulletins and mementos provided the topic for reminiscing to conclude the afternoon. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Oscar Bell and Mrs. Roger Estreich, senior and junior vice presidents. Among those present for the special event were Estella Brown of Canon City, a past auxiliary president; Gwen Couture and Mrs. Lillian Wickes of Scottsbluff, Neb., and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Keener of Loveland, and Steve Rylant of Fort Collins. Blanche Dempsey, editor Rose Mary Koob, assistant 1 believes in... ...the three part skirt suit from Butte Knit for Spring! 88.00 A fresh new pale grey trio of breezy dacron polyester... the on-the-move suit for Spring. Neatly tailored jacket tops the free moving pleated skirt plus soft tie front print blouse in co-ordinating g shades of grey and yellow Sizes 10 to 16. 356-8440 greei Instant Credit? Yes! Just use your major credit card with suitable identification and receive instant credit at McDonalds ... so easy and so convenient! Free gift wrapping and alterations. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Noon-Sp.m. School marks centennial To be bride on July 10 The Seventh-day Adventist School sponsored a program Saturday evening, Feb. 28, to commemorate the Centennial of Colorado and the bicentennial of the United States. Church members and friends were invited to display heirlooms and interesting items of yesteryear in conjunction w i t h the program. Quilts, pictures, dishes, clocks, books and clothing, some items more than 100 years old, were on display. Warren Hatlock, principal, was in charge of the program of music, readings and skits. . Mrs. Beutah Davis sang "Amazing Grace," Mrs. R. A. Brumfield of Pierce played "There's an Old Spinning Wheel" and "Darling Nellie Gray" on the accordion. She wore a turn of the century costume and a Liberty Bell pin which she received when the Liberty Bell went through Pierce on the Union Pacific t r a i n in 1915. Mrs. A n n a Wonenberg sang "Brotherhood and Peace," and a quartet composed of Mrs. Wonenberg, Mrs. Rachel Orr, Mrs. Clara Oster and Mrs. Marie Broughton sang a German folk song accompanied by Roger Balmer. A reading, "When ! Was a Boy of Seventeen" was presented by Ronald Orr of Briggsdale, and Mrs. Bernice Miner read "Ma's Old Galvanized Washing Tub." A pantomime titled "Shadow Surgery" was presented by Harold Miner as the doctor; Dale Bohlender as the patient and Bernita Workman as the nurse. Mrs. Opal Joseph and Mrs. Pat Bovey were in charge of the entertainment which followed the program, when prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs. John Lorenz, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nashtand and Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Korgan. GWC slates Monday meeting The program for the Greeley Woman's Huh meeting, fll 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, will be presented by the University High School Chamber singers under the direction of Bob Glasmann, of the University of Northern Colorado, The Music Department is in charge of the program, to be presented at the First Congregational Church. Glasmann, originally from Ogden, Utah, holds a master degree in music, and is now studying for a doctor's degree in choral literature and conducting. Receiving hostesses will include Mrs. Howard Brown as chairman, and Mmes. Carroll Rillington, Harry Karris, William Stark, Earl Seelingcr, Bertha Nix, Glen Hodge]], Jess Taylor and L. B. Willson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Luckeroth, 2404 25th St. Road, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janis, to John Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams also of Greeley. The bride-elect, a 1975 graduate of West High School, is attending Highland Hills Beauty Academy and is also employed at Kenton Manor. Her fiance, a 1972 graduate of West High School, is employed by Newco Inc. A July 10 wedding is being planned. Mrs. Danny Gomez Lynette Schaeffer wed in double ring ceremony Janis Luckeroth Using bacon grease for Trying potatoes gives a good flavor and is economical as well. BURLINGTON HOUSE FOR QUALITY PRICE AND OUR FURNITURE CANNOT BE EQUALLED. AS SHOWN DON'T LET THIS PRICE FOOL YOU - IF IT WEREN'T GOOD WE WOULDN'T HAVE MADE IT FIRST QUALITY HERCULON PLAIDS REGISTER ANYTIME FOR Free Couch and Chair GIVEN AWAY EVERY SUNDAY AT 2 P.M. JIMMIE KELLIE FURNITURE FACTORY SINCE 1898 NOW ON HWY. 85 AT THE LIGHT, IN EVANS, COLORADO 353-3428 MONDAY THRU SATURDAY 9-8 OPEN SUNDAY 10-5 LARGEST MANUFACTURER OF FURNITURE IN NORTHERN COLORADO A double ring ceremony performed Sunday afternoon, Feb. 29, by Mike Williams at the Greeley Christian Church, united in marriage Miss Lynnette Schaeffer and Danny Gomez, both of Greeley. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schaeffer Jr. of Plattcville, and Mr. and Mrs. Felix Gomez, 1919 2nd SI. Approximately 75 guests assembled to witness the exchange of vows. Billie Lockharl was the pianist. The bride was given in marriage by both parents. The church was decorated with standing arrangements of wine and rose color carnations, May Britt pixies, and baby's- breath. Lighted tapers in shades of wine and rose glowed in the windows, and a bride's candle graced the altar. The bride wore a princess dress of white satin, with a diapel train, long fitted .sleeves and untrimmed vee neckline. Her veil of bridal illusion edged in lace hung gracefully to her elbows from a Juliet cap of matching lace. The gown and veil were fashioned by the bride. To complete her attire she carried a cascade of white orchids with wine color throats, and accents of stephanotis. The matron of honor, Mrs. Elmer Kilzman Jr., wore rose color satin designed with a floor-length skirt and sleeveless bodice topped with a matching cape. She carried a colonial bouquet of wine color carnations surrounded by May Britt pixies mixed with baby's-breath and lied with green streamers. The bridesmaid, Carla Keberlein, was similarly attired, but carried a bouquet of rose colored carnations* Shelly Gomez filled the role of flower girl, and Teddy Gomez carried the rings. The bridegroom's brothers, Joe Gomez and Felix Gomez, served as best man and groomsman. The ushers were Owen Schaeffer. brother of the bride, and a cousin, Barry Schaeffer. Among 'the guests at the wedding, and the reception at the church, were the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schaeffer Sr. of Holyoke. For traveling the bride wore rose color polyester crepe with floor-length skirl and matching empire jacket with long sleeves. The newlyweds will reside at 2635 Mountain Line. Lane. The bride was** member of Vikingettes at Valley High School before her graduation, and is now a service representative for Mountain Bell. Gomez is a graduate of Windsor High School where he was active in football and track. A veteran of Vietnam, where he served with the U.S. Marine Corps, he holds numerous combat decorations and medals including the Purple Heart. He is a repairman for Mountain Bell. Special Events Following the rehearsal, members of the wedding party, their husbands and wives, had a pizza parly at Shakey's. , .. In honor of Ihe bride-elect, employes of Mountain Bell business office gathered in the Governor's Room of the Farm Fare Cafeteria for a shower, and Audrey Kitzman and Curia Keberlein hosted a shower which included relatives of the bride as guests. PLANT SHOP 1020 W. 28th Ave. (Behind Burger King) Watch for Our Plant of the Week! Grown in Our Greenhouses. .TWsWeek:. BABY TEARS 45* Offer good Mar. 5 thru 11,1971. "Fora Centennial Church 1 " YOU ARE NEEDED --to help gel $10,000 needed 1o buy and repair a church for Centennial Village, to honor our Christian heritage. --to send us historical sketches of your early or present Weld County church. Send to WELD COUNTY CENTENNIAL CHURCH COMMITTEE IMIllthSI., Oretlty

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