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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 18, 1954
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i EmmaSchultz Rites Monday At Whittemore WMiiemare—Funeral services for Mrs Emma Schultz, 77, were held Monday afternoon in Whit- tfemore, with a short service at the home of her daughter and at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul Q. Weinhold officiating. The Hamilton Funeral Home of Algona had (Fa.) Upper Des Molnes Tuesday, May 18, 1954 charge of \ arrangements. Emmeline Wilheiaiina Meyei was the daughter of the late M and Mrs Henry Meyer. She wa» born Nov. 26. 1876 at Elmhurst, ni., and in 1881' she came to Iowa with her parents and settled on a farm three miles east of Whit temore. She attended the schools here and was confirmed, by the late Rev. William Faulstich. April 27 1897 she was united in marriage by Rev Faulstich. ,She am her husband settled on a farm one mile southeast of town and after several yeara^they established their home on a farm where she lived until about three HOORAY! HOORAY! CHROME DRIVE-IN Opens Sunday 1 Enjoy a Delicious Meal or Snack — A Refreshing Drink — On Our Cool Hilltop At North Edge of Algona. OPEN 6:00 P. M. TO MIDNIGHT WE WILL FEATURE Opening Nite Only! 20c ROOT BEER FLOAT Special Kids Mug of Hoot Beer FREE lo Children under , 8 Accompanied by Parents — Opening Nite Onlvl . DRINKS SERVED IN FROSTED MUGS ANOTHER OPENING NITE FEATURE! Chicken in the Basket With French Fries 75c With Bread & Butter Plus Drink Other Specialties! French-Fried Shrimp Jumbo-Bergers Barbecued Ribs Sandwiches of All Kinds CHROME DRIVE-IN OUT - AND TH' KIDS! years ago. Since then she mad her'home more or less wiift daughters and daughter-in-law % They were the parents Of on son, George, who died in 1944 They also ' adopted three girls Esther who was the first onl; lived but a short time with them when she became seriously il and passed away. Later they adopted twin girls, Ruth anc Edna, who' survive. Ruth, Mrs Herbert Potratz, Edna, Mrs Ernie Meyer, and her-daughter-in-law Mrs Ruth Schultz,, ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild two brothers, William Meyer George Meyer, and three sisters, Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, and Mrs Herman Voigt of Whittemore and Mrs William Maahs of Fergus Falls. Minn. Her husband preceded her in death in 1949, and a brother Herman also. She was a devout Christian, a kind mother to her 'amily, and was a charter mem- ter bf the Ladies Aid Society. For 'the past three years she uffered with an heart ailment and was confined to her bed. She passed away early Saturday morning. Pallbearers were her six ephews, Ellsworth Heidenwith, Alvin Meyer, Raymond Voigt, Alfred Meyer, Lawrence Meyer, nd Elmer Maahs. Interment was at the Lutheran cemetery. EiiiilRuhnke Services Held May 15, Fenton Fsnion—Funeral services were ield Saturday afternoon 1:30 at the E. Krause home and at 1:45 at St. John's Lutheran church for Emil Rtihnke. Mr Ruhnke, 77, died Wednesday 1:30 aan. at the lurtis Rest Home at Burt. W. H. Friedrich officiated Rev and Rev and Mrs Paul Weinhold left Tuesday for Houston, Tex. where they will spend their vacation at the home of their son David and their daughter and family, Rev and Mrs Elmer Mathias. They will be home June 3. Teacher Ruben Butz of St. Paul's School took his eighth grade pupils to Fort Dodge, Thursday for a sightseeing tour. Mr and Mrs 'Lloyd Walker and son Gary and daughter Helen Lynette spent the weekend at the parental home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Mr and Mrs John Ruhnke, Mr and Mrs Otto Ruhnke, Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt and Mrs Herman Voigt attended the funeral of Emil Ruhnke held at Fenton in St. John's Lutheran ; church Saturday, i Mrs Alfred Meyer was in Fort Dodge Friday to visit her mother, Mrs Emma Dreyer of Al- *ona who was a patient at the Lutheran hospital. Mrs Dreyer lad the misfortune to break her arm when a scaffold plank fell on her arm. Final Meeting, Seneca Band Mothers Held Seneca — The Band Mothers heldVtfieir final meeting of the current school year last Tuesday afternoon. The group assembled at the school gymnasium where they . heard the Grant Consolidated School Band present a concert. Following the Grant School concert Mrs. Becker presented several of her junior music pupils in a short recital. Lois Wilberg presented a clarinet solo. . 'Jerry England — saxophone solo. Nadine Duer and Margaret Nielsen — clarinet duet. George Hattle —trombone solo. Bonnie Mclntyre and Carol Hannisch — Clarinet duet. Gail Kauffman — tuba solo. Carol Hannisch — clarinet solo. Larry Osborn—saxophone solo. Larry Johannesen — clarinet solo. Sharon Dorsey — baritone solo. Margery Johnson — clarinet solo. During the business meeting which followed plans were made for the Mason City Band Festival which is being held June 8. Hostesses at this meeting included Mesdames Russell Kauffman, Albert Johnson and Lester Osborn. The school faculty were guests for refreshments. Mrs P. W. Reece Rites, Ledyard Funeral services for Mrs P. W. Reece, widely known Ledyard woman, were held Monday, May 10, at the Ledyard Methodist church with Rev Fritz Springis officiating. Burial was in the Highland Home cemetery. Mrs Reece, 75, died of a heart attack the preceding Thursday while visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs C. W. Hinkle, in Des Moines. Also surviving are three sons, Fred W. Reece and G. A. Reece, both of Des Moines, Ed Reece of Ledyard, and four daughters, Mrs Hinkle, Mrs Gladys Pugsley, Des Moines and Mattie Reece and Mrs Adam Wilhelmi, both of Ledyard. Casket bearers were Jack Reece, Omar Reece, John Kessler, Dwain Coleman, Edwin Pugsley and George Kessler. Mrs Reeee came to Kossuth county at the age of one, with her parents, and spent the remainder of her life in the county. 650 Pullets Lost In Brooder Fire A fire in the Chris Larson brooder house in the northwest Kossuth area, resulted in a total loss to the brooder house and 650 pullets six weeks old, recently. Nobody was home at the time, but Mrs Lyle Strong saw the smoke, called her husband, and they went over to the Larson place to do what they could, gfter calling the Armstrong fire department. It was too late to sasve anything. lurial was in St. John's Luthern cemetery. Emil Ruhnke, son of Mr and itrs Ferdinand Ruhnke, was born ebruary 16, 1877 in Germany. te>was baptised and confirmed the Lutheran faith. At the ge of 14 he came to America making his home first in North 1 Dakota. January 7, 1914 he was united in marriage to Ann Haack of Burt. This union was blessed with, four children: Louise, Mrs Ervin Krause; Hartha, Mrs Mervin Hale' of Hot Springs, S.'D.; Lawrence Ruhnke i of Humboldt and Martha, Mrs Axel Anderson of Geneva, Jowa. Mrs Ruhnke died March 9,1920. In 1950, Mr Ruhnke came to Fenton to live with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Ervin Krause. Nov. 29, 1952 Mr Ruhnke suffered a stroke and soon afterward was taken to the Curtis Rest Home at Burt where he was a patient until the time *f his death. Surviving besides his four children are eleven grandchildren. Also five sisters and two bro- Ihers, Mrs Alvina Powers, Burt, John and Otto Ruhnke of Whittemore; Mrs Emma Beard, Al- jona; Mrs Marie Keith, Burt; VIrs Charles Cook, Walnut, Kansas, and Mrs Gordon Ogg, Hartey. Farewell Courtesy Mrs Gilbert Scribner Jr. en- :ertained at a farewell party in lonor of her sister Pfc. Marilyn Sorensen Thursday afternoon. Mss Sorensen, who has spent a furlough with Fenton relatives and friends left last Saturday for >an Francisco and overseas duty. Dthers present ,were Mrs Oscar Sorensen, Mrs Ben Mitchell, Mrs Andrew Berkland and Mrs Albert Mitchell. Fenton Plans Memorial >*• ' i * ' r f-' *V * '" ''' ** Day Progam on May 31 Guests At Graettinger . ..Mr and Mrs Paul Cornelius, Mr and Mrs Carl, Odin and Beverly of Seneca and Mr and Mrs Ray Payne and Barbara of Lake City were Mothers Day guests in the Lloyd Cornelius home at Graettinger. Plan Plant Sale The Legion Auxiliary met Wednesday afternoon in the home of Mrs Vernona Nielson with Mrs Clara Fauerby assisting hostess. Plans were made for the annual plant sale to be held Wednesday through Saturday (May 26-29) at the N.ewel Hardware. Lunch vOl ba served Wednesday afternoon and evening. Anyone desiring any special plants or orders should contact Mrs W, R. Wolfe. Scouts At Camporee Nine local boys participated in the Boy Scout Camporee held last weekend at Peterson, Iowa. There were over 2,500 Scouts! and Cubs present for the activities. Attending from Fenton were Scout Master Gilbert Scribner and Scouts, Larry Sorensen, Steven Stoeber, Adrian . Arbogast, • Jerry Waitej Gary Haase, David Finhestad, Billy Scribner, David Hainzlhger and Donald Meinke,. < '',,'' Mrs Hansen Hostess The Matthew Circle -of the W.S.C.S. met Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs Arnold Hansen. Mrs John Theesfield,- Mrs Fred Brown and Mrs Dale Weisbrod were jco-hostess. Mrs John Theesfield was reelected chairman for the Matthew circle for the coming year *,and Mrs Fred Mortenson was elected arogram chairman. Mrs R. F. Laabs was in charge of the devotional period and Mrs Tred Brown presented the lesson. The June meeting Will be with Mrs John Theesfield. •losis On Birthday Mr and Mrs Ed Uthof enter r ained at a party Thursday even- ng in honor of Diane's second jirthday anniversary. Guests ,vere Mr and Mrs Paul Cornelius, Mr and Mrs Ed Mitchell and oan, Mr and Mrs Glenn Flint, lingsted, Mr and Mrs Ray Uthof and Mr and Mrs-Don Uthof and family. Visitors From St. Louis Mr and Mrs C. H. Geronsin of St. Louis have been recent visitors in the E. C. Weisbrod home Monday afternoon, Mrs Weisbrod entertained at a party in honor of Mrs Geronsin. Guests tfere several of her former Fenton friends. The Geronsins formerly lived in Fenton. Guests At Wolfe's Mother's Day guests in the W. R. Wolfe home were Mr and Mrs Jack Tieman and Terry, Mr and Mrs Henry Tieman, Mr and Mrs Art Tietz'of Lakota and Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer .and family of Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Stewart Whitmore of Rolfe were afternoon visitors. Herb Weiskes Visit Mr and Mrs Herbert Weiske and children of Cedar Rapids were last weekend guests in the Frank McFall home. They were here to attend the wedding of Velma Weiske and , Raymond Lavrenz. Kindergarten Ends The Kindergarten class will close Friday, May 21. This class has been held at the Fenton Com- rftunity Center. Mrs Donald Root has been the teacher and the pupils attending have been, Jeanelle Bailey, Bert Bleckwenn, Kathryn Ditsworth, Perry Eimers, Randa Hansen, Linneas Lagge, John Luedtke, Donald Mattiespn, Brian Menz, Bill 'Racobs, Philip Ruger, Patricia Ruhnke, Sandra Saxton, Gregory Schulte, Roger Steinberger, Dennis Uthof, Connie Waite, Jimmy Wiener, Tom Yager and Ervin Root. Mr and Mrs John Micklick, Caroline and Bobby of Northwood; Mr and Mrs Ole Pederson, Mr and Mrs Martin Olson, Mr and Mrs Emil Bleckwenn, and Dale Long, Ardeth and Gayle were'Sunday guests in the Ben Mitchell home. Mr and Mrs Ray Kyhl and family were Sunday guests in the L. M. Holdorf home at Ceylon, Minn. McFALL & RUSCH PLUMBING - HEATING WIRING "We Sell, Install or Service 11 FURNACES, WELL SYSTEMS, PLUMBING and ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES PHONE 120 or 111 FENTON FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL 'INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEtRE DEALER Su». Phone 3 Re*. Phono 60 HANTEUyiAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building •> Rcmodtlinp PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W, Ruske DENTIST Office Phono 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repair* FENTON, IA. Good Food! Good Coffee HOME CAFE Feni6n — The "Ideal American Legion is planning for the annual Memorial Day services." With Memorial Day being on Sunday this year, the services will be held Monday May 31, The first part of the program will be held at • the ITenton Community.- Gen^ ter wjth Rev C. C.< Callahari• as speaker. The remainder - of the program will be held at the park Weather permitting. ; , '.'*.-' The Depaw Fellowship circle met Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs.Ervin Ruhnke. Circle guests .were Mrs Dale Voigt. Mrs,Paul Zumach and Mrs Ed Mitchell. ' Mr and Mrs Herbert Weiske and children and Mrs Sarah Menz Were dinner guests Mother's Day in the Frank McFall home. In the evening? Mr and Mrs Wendell Rusch .entertained the McFalls; the Weiskes arid Mrs Menz at a 7:30 dinner. Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell and Mr and Mrs Nyles Heggen were guests last Friday evening in the Ole Kvamsdale home at Swea City; " '',. Mrs Faith Mansager, Mrs Har- Ian Elmers.and Miss Benora Mitchell of Minneapolis spent the weekend in their respective homes here. " " Mrs Clarence Osborn and^Mrs Fred Brown were local members attending the North Jowa.. Con- ference Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church. ,' There were approximately iOOf) -womeh in attendance,, representing 394 Socities. .Miss Esfher Gilberlson is a .member of the. graduating class of Fa'irview , hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis: She is the daughter of Rev and Mrs V. G; Gilbertson of, Reynolds, N.D. tor of St. John's Lutheran churbh, DepeW, Miss, "Gilbertsdn plan's to-go to.;the "Tanganyika Mission field'as"a missionary, of the Evangelical. Luther an church; Mr, and Mrs Richard McCariy and family''of Hartley and Mr and Mrs'ChaMes Netyei were'Mo* thers ; 'Day guests In -,the Lyle Weisbrod home. v . 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