Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on January 2, 1946 · Page 5
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 5

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 2, 1946
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DNE8DAY, JANUARY %, 19M. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. PAGE FIVE. appemtp Schultz Golden Wedding Observed Christmas Day. ay Beucher Is Married Col. Chas. Sonnkalb. .Kay Beucher of Los Angeles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. ucher of Postvllle, and Col. Charles Sonnkalb, son of Mr..and Mrs. Paul : Sonnkalb of this city, were married St. Mnry Mogdallno church in Los gcles, Tuesday morning, December at eight o'clock by the RcV-John Conlon, pastor of the church. The couple were attended by Mr. d Mrs. J. A. Holton, friends of the d llss Beucher wore a pale yellow suit brown accessories, while the degroom wore his army air corps iform. L wedding breakfast was served to bridal party immediately after the 'cmony, after which the couple left* Postville. They arrived here early istmas morning und arc visiting in Beucher and Sonnkalb homes, th Col. and Mrs. Sonnkalb gradu- from Postville high school with class of 1934. He then attended umbla College, Dubuque, and she ended Coe College, Cedar Rapids, which schools they graduated in Col. Sonnkalb then entered tffe egular army air corps and received Chii training at Randolph Field, Son "Antonio, Texas. He recently arrived 'home from Europe where he had been serving since February 2, 1944. Mrs. Sonnkalb has been secretary to the superintendent of the Good Samaritan hospital in Los Angeles since going thort after graduation from college. MCbl. Sonnkalb is on a 45-day leave Jnd? will then report in New York for Wijtnment to new duty. 1*» JPhe Reinhold Voelzes Observe Silver Wedding. Mildred Halverson Weds Ed Christiansen Dec. 25. Lillian Russell Marries Lynn Winters Dec. 21. 'ill *33 -\' Saturday, December 22, marked the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and '-Mrs. Reinhold Voelz of this city and •'to* fittingly observe the event they entertained at a 0:30 o'clock dinner at their home. -j In attendance were Mr. und Mrs. Paul Krueger and Karen Kay, Mr. and Mrs. Eldo Schrader and Eileen and Ronald of Luana; Mr. and Mrs. Gust Kregel and family of near Gander; prvllle Meyer of Castalia; Rev, and "Mrs. Frederick R. Ludwig, Mr. and Mis. Virgil Heins, and Darlene Voelz, TSll r Of Postville. l &The table, trimmed with Christmas decorations, had us its centerpiece a three -tiered wedding cake on which was, mounted a miniature bride and bridegroom. • loathe evening the following guests were't entertained at the Voelz home: Mr.'' and Mrs. Arnold Klemme and Eileen, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Sebastian, ,Mr. and Mrs. John C. Martens and family, Mrs. Florence Schutte and Carol Ann, Mrs. Frank Sebastian, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Block, Mr. and Mrs. V .Alvlii D. Meyer and Arthur and Marie, 'f 'ind -Mlss Marilyn Green, the latter of CjuitaUu. ^WBj't evening was spent playing risfieephend and a mock wedding was :fW ^d, with Eldon Kregel as the b £UW and Mrs. Eldo Schrader as the bijii^egroom. Orvllle Meyer was the bridesmaid and Mrs. Martens was best ma>ij 1 ':' Harlan Sebastian was the ring bearer, John Martens was the minister -and Donald Kregel played "I Love You Truly." during the "ceremony." VjA >*,lunch was served from baskets of ftoodjbrought by the guests after the ''•/evening's entertainment. ¥j|allnda Krueger and Reinhold Voelz JjSJj^aJ married by the Rev. Wm. Kumpf fesM ^jKe 'homo of the bride's parents'near ' tuana 25 years ago. They are the parents of two daughters, Mrs. Virgil S/ti^i of route 2, Postville, and Dar 'wiat home. They have one grand ter, Norlene Helns. Close to 100 people attended the din ncr served at the dining hall in St Paul's Lutheran church at one o'clock on Christmas day in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. August* Schultz of this city. The din ner was prepared and brought by the children of the couple. [The marriage of Miss Lillian Mae A program, arranged by Mrs. Mllda Russell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Waters and Mrs. Elmer Schultz, was Russell of Ossian, and Lynn Marvin presented after the repast and Included Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl solos by Miss Elizabeth Schultz, songs Winters of Waterville, was solemnized and recitations by grandchildren of the on Friday, December 21, in the Little celebrants and talks by the Rev. F Brown Church near Jgnshua at 1:30 R, Ludwig and Miss Flora Gass, o'clock in the afternoonTjThe Rev. E. Mr. ond Mrs. Schultz were married Hanscom, pastor -of the church, of- here 50 years ago and this community flciatcd at the double ring ceremony, has always been their home. They re- Miss Gladys Russell, sister of the tired from their farm north of town bride, was maid of honor, and Miss several years ago and have since lived Pearl Kuhse of Postville, a friend of in Postville, They are the parents of the couple, served as bridesmaid. 12 children, of whom 11 are living, one Virgil Winters, brother of the bride- son passing away in infancy, groom, was best man, and Charles Fol- Mr. and Mrs. Schultz had as their som was the usher. attendants at the original wedding The bride Wore a white rayon-taffeta Miss Flora Gass and William Schultz, gown, with full net skirt, sweetheart both-of whom were present at the neckline and short puffed sleeves. Her golden wedding observance Tuesday, fingertip veil fell from a crown of seed The children and their families pearls and was edged with chantilly present at the dinner were Mr. and lace; her only jewelry was a strand of Mrs. Charles H. Ohloff and children of pearls. She carried a shower bouquet Castalia; Mrs. J. A. Wirsching and son, of white and pink chrysanthemums Captain Wayne Wirsching of. Reno, with background of ferns and tied Nevada; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Schultz of with a pink net ribbon. Lombard, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence The maid of honor's gown was of Schultz and family of Luana; Mrs, blue rayon-taffeta, with full ninon Milda Waters and family, Mr. and Mrs. skirt, sweetheart neckline, short puffed Elmer Schultz and family, Mr. and sleeves, and her tiny blue veil fell Mrs. Kenneth Schultz and family of from a tiara of flowers. The brides- Postville; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schultz maid's gown was of pink taffeta, with and family of Frankville; Mr. and Mrs. full organdy skirt, sweetheart neckline Ed Kohl and family of Faribault, and short puffed sleeves. She wore a Minn.; Mr. ond Mrs. Iru Brooks of tiara of pink flowers In her hair. They Gooding, Idaho, and Mr. and Mrs. Al wore corsages of ]ilnk and white and den Albertson of Decorah yellow and white chrysanthemums. Relatives and friends from Postville A wedding dinner was served at and nearby present included Mr. and seven o'clock in the evening at the Mrs. Keith Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Frank home of the bride's parents, at which Hangartner, Mr. and Mrs. Emit Schultz Mr. and Mrs. Carl Winters, Delbert, and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Wesley, Doris and Genevieve, and Mr. Dietsch, Rev. and Mrs. Frederick R. and Mrs. Grant Martie and Marilyn Ludwig, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schultz were in attendance, in addition to the and daughter, Pearl, Mr. and Mrs. Fred bridal party. Heins, Flora Gass, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Mr. Winters was recently discharged Schultz and family. Jack Renzman and from the Navy, in which he had Betty, Mr. and Mrs. Mort Deering, Bert served for more than four years. The Waters, Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Wullner. couple plans to reside on a farm. Mrs. Anna Hagensick And W. H. Burling Wed. Those from a distance at the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Will Schultz and Eileen, Mrs. Amanda Schultz and Jo Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sampson of Ossian; Mr. and Mrs. Levi Schultz of Luana; Mrs. Ella Schultz of Waverly; The marriage of Mrs. Anna Hagcn- Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Overbeck of Elsick of Elkadcr and W. H. Burling of kader; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Provolt of Postville was revealed here Friday Pequot, Minn.; Quinton Schultz of when these people returned home from Brainard, Minn.; and Betty Strauch Iowa City where the wedding took of Elgin, place. The Rev. P. Hewison Pollock, pastor Q Country Club of the First Presbyterian church in ' " _ ^ Iowa City, performed the ceremony in Holds LhnstmaS Party, that church Tuesday afternoon, December 18, with Mrs. Charles Gossman of Clayton Center, sister of the bride, as the only attendant. The marriage of Miss Mildred Halverson, daughter of Mrs. Ida Halverson of Elgin, and Edward Christiansen, son of Mrs. Louise Christiansen of West Union, was solemnized Tuesday evening, December 25, at 7:30 o'clock in the Bethel Presbyterian church in West Union. The Rev. G. W. Ukena performed the double ring ceremony in the presence of near relatives and a few friends. Miss Charldlnc Martie of Postville, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor, and Mrs. Joe Becking, a friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid. Ernest Neirmann, cousin of the bridegroom, served as best man and Joe Becking was the groomsman. The bride wore a white satin floor- length gown with a sweetheart neckline and fingertip sleeves. Her skirt was of lace net, extending from the waist to the end of a junior train. The tiara of her floorlength veil was held in place by white ribbons and she carried a bouquet of red roses with streamers of rosebuds. Her only jewelry was a gold locket, a gift of the bridegroom. Miss Martie wore a blue chiffon formal and carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations. In her hair she wore a blue bandeau. Mrs. Becking's formal gown was of pink and she carried a bouquet similar to Miss Martie's. Her bandeau was pink. The bride's mother wore a royal blue dress and the bridegroom's mother was attired in a navy blue figured dress. Each wore white and pink carnation corsages. After the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the Edmund Lauer home to the bridal party and 25 guests, the table being decorated with white, pink and blue streamers. A three- tiered wedding cake with miniature bridal couple formed the centerpiece. The bride attended Postville high school for a time and for the past three years has been employed in the Lauer home. Mr. Christiansen has been engaged in farming since completing his education in Fayette county schools. The couple were tendered a shower dance in Clermont Wednesday evening and then left on a wedding trip to Chicago. Upon their return they will live in West Union where they purchased a home recently. it through a Herald Want Ad! The Lloyd Pearsons Surprised on Wedding Day. The Hardin Road neighbors and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pearson gave that couple a surprise party last Saturday evening, December 22. the occasion being their 30th wedding anniversary. The guests brought baskets of food for a picnic lunch served at midnight after the evening had been spent playing cards. Walter Sander and Mrs. Henry Heusman won first prizes at cards, while Mr. and Mrs. Roger Pearson took consolation honors. A gift was precsented to Mr. and Mrs. Pearson. Yuletide Dinner Parties Make for Family Reunions. The Christmas week end saw many family reunions and dinner parties in this community, the first for many homes since before the war. Those called to our attention were the following: Mrs. Louis Heins, who lives west of Postville, had as her dinner guests on Christmas day Mr. and Mrs. Eli Eberling and iamily and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Martens and family . Coming for Christmas dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Luebka (Continued on page eight) A dinner party before Christmas was that held Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Strien and family. Present were Pvt. and Mrs. Harlan Schara and family of Sunflower, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schara and family, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Kohrs and Mike Thiele. Thank You, Folks. . . In withdrawing from the firm that has served the public for 65 years, there are many regrets. The firm of Luhman & Sanders, built on genuine effort to serve its customers, will cease to exist on December 31. However, I feel the business passes into excellent hands and the high standards of the firm will be maintained. To the new owners I wish success and bespeak for them your good will and patronage. In leaving this community you might say it is only temporary as we shall always consider Postville our home. In parting may I express my heartiest thanks for your loyalty throughout the years and extend to you my wish for a happy and prosperous New Year. J. Kenneth Sanders They will Postville. make their home in Entertain Guests At Birthday Party Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bertie Waters enter tained a group of relatives and friends at their furm home south of town Sun day evening, the occasion being Mr. |and Mrs. The Grand Meadow Country Club met at the home of Mrs. Albert Backhaus Thursday afternoon with 21 members answering roll call with, "The Christmas Gift I Liked Most." Visitors were Mrs. Alvin Johanningmeier, Mrs. Elbe Christofferson and Mrs. Lorence Reinhardt. The Scripture reading was by Marilyn Backhaus, followed by the Lord's Prayer by all. Birthday songs were sung for Mrs. Harold Panncke, Mrs. Will Lubbers Elbe Christofferson. Waters' birthday anniversary. The eve- A guessing contest, given by Mrs. ning was spent playing cards and a Milton Schierholz, was won by Mrs. lunch was served afterward. Ed Looney and Mrs. Keith Carlson. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. "Christmas superstitions of the other Henry Keeslar, Boyd Turner, Robert Countries" was read by Mrs. Lyle Zle- Myers, Evelyn Krambeer, Helen Mey- man. A piano solo was given by Jane er, Mr, and Mrs. Vern Stover, Mr. and Panncke, and a vocal duet, "Don't Wait Mrs. Matt Lund, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Until the Night Before Christmas," by Waters, Murie DeSotel, Leslie Poesch, Jack Buckhaus and Mary Panncke. Lillian Erickson and Dale Turner, all A contest, given by Mrs. Lyle Zie- of Postville, and Mr, and Mrs. 'John J. man, was won by Mrs. Clarence Rein- Jaster and Emil Jaster of Ossian. hardt. A spelling contest was won by Mrs. Harold Panncke, after which the A marriage license was issued last I Christmas gift exchange was held, with week in Iowa City to Lee Candee of special treats for the children. Volga City and Margaret Snodgrass of j Maynard. The Neighborhood Club was entertained Sunday night in the home of | Mr. and Mrs. August Miller, The next meeting will be held the home of Mrs. Arno Backhaus. Farmerettes 4-H Club Meet at Marting Home. at A CAR OF CARGILL Assorted Feeds Expected on track here soon! All Mashes in Print Bags The Farmers Store Telephone No. 231 Postville, Iowa New Owners Of An Old Firm When the Grand Meadow Farmer­ ettes met at the home of their presi' dent, Marilyn Marting, Thursday after, noon they answered roll call by telling what they liked best about Christmas Visitors present were Mrs. Elmer Marting and sons and Jack Backhaus. During the business meeting Mrs Ed Looney read the Iowa 4-H Girls' plan of work for 1840. On the program which followed, Marilyn Backhaus read an ortlclb on Christmas carols and one on "Silent Night," Geraldine Koopman gave the reading, "The Night Before Christmas," and Marilyn Marting played the solo, "In the Alps." Delia Martins and Lavonne Faber distributed the Christmas gifts and prizes for perfect attendance during the year went to Lois Koopman and Delia Martins. Among the gifts presented were autograph books to each member by Lois Koopman and each of the leaders received a thermometer, Marilyn Marting cut out an apron pat tern for each member, material to be used being from feed bags. Mrs. Marting served a lunch to all I present at the close of the meeting. | Have Dinner Guests. Anna H.Leui entertained at a one o'clock dinner Sunday in her home honoring Col. and Mrs. Charles D. Sonnkalb. The following were pres ent: Mr. and Mrs, Paul Sonnkalb and Marlon, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gass end Rnmono, Margaret Stockman and Marie Lout, We wish to announce to the public our acquisition of the business and good will of the firm of Luhman & Sapders starting January 1, 1946. In assuming ownership'of this well-known business which has catered to the needs of this community for 65 years, we want to pledge ourselves to the same continued good service as has been the aim of the old firm since its start in 1881. The high quality of merchandise in all lines carried by this store will be maintained, and when possible to improve them, this will be done. As wartime restrictions are lifted, we shall strive to be the first to offer new merchandise to the public. With this assurance, we solicit a continuance of the good will of the customers, and friends of this store, which hereafter will be known as Luhman & Huebner HUBERT C. LUHMAN RUDOLPH C. HUEBNER

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