The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 7, 1955 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 7, 1955
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I f\ April 7,1955 Ledyard Home Sold Ldyaid— Mr and 1 Mrs William Stubbe last week sold, their house -to Mr and Mrs Herman Brandt. The Brandts do hot plan to live in the house but will rent it. Mr Stubbe who has Worked as a building contractor here for the jast several years has been work- ne with a construction company his spring iff Ankeny and the amily will move there about May The Stubbes have two little girls Bonnie Lea arid Laurie Anh. April 7,1955 SPECIAL EASTER Smorgasbord '• . SUNDAY APRIL 10 Opening 12 Noon Serving From 12 Noon To 9 P.M. Special Children's Rfates HAND'S PARK Fairmont, Minn. PLANTATION BALLROOM 'WHITTEMOHE. IOWA ( Sunday; April 10 JACK COLE Friday, April 15 KUHFUSS BROS. Sunday, April Y7 DON HOY Friday, April 22 VIKINGS. No Advance Booth Reservations Doors Open at 8:30 New Member U. S, Soil Staff Locate! Here A former Denison man, Sidney Johnsorij joined,the staff of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service in Algona last'week, according to an announcement from Le6n Laird work unit conservationist. Mr Johnson WHS named to the position formerly held by Olivei Carlson, who resigned recently to. eater the land management business. Johnson's interest in conservation stems from his many years Of practice as a farmer in Crawford County, where he farmed for 22 years, He has been with the Crawford County Soil Conservation Service for the past three years, after turning the operation of his 200 acre farm over to v his son, Duane. -,'.'• / His experience, both as a farmer practicing conservation, an employee of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service, should make him valuable', to the farmers of Kossuth County. Mr Johnson and his wife, Mava, have 5 children. They are Doris, 23, Duane, 21, Richard, 17, Margie, 14, and David, 11. The family, with the exception of Doris, is still living on 'the home farm, and will not move to Algona for some time. Barber Shop Contest Ledyard—The P.T.A. is sponsoring a Barber Shop Quartet con : test on April 22nd. Several entries have already been received ana more will be welcome. John A. Ruhnke Of Whittemore Buried Monday Whittemore — John Aueus' Ruhnke, 73, passed away last Friday noon, April 1, at the Lutheran hosptal in Furl Dodge, following illness of one week. He was taken to the hospital Saturday, March 26. ' ; Funeral 'services were held Monday afternoon, April 4, at 2 p.m. 'in St. Paul's Lutheran church, Rpv. P.aul G. Wemhold officiating! . Pallbearers were George Meyer Herbert Zumach, Theodore Bier stedt, Elmer Ostwald, Archie Voigt, and Edward Maahs. Interment was at the Lutheran cemetery southeast of Whitte more. • John August Ruhnke, son of M and Mrs Ferdinand Ruhnke, wa born Sept. 30, 1882, in Treptow Germany. He came to the Uniter States' with his parents when lad of nine. He was baptized i Treptow,, and attended parochia school at Lotts Creek where hi parents settled on a farm. 99 On Junior-Senior Hi Honor Roll For Quarter A total of 99 students in the unio'r and .senior high at Algona ligh School landed on the honor oil for the third quarter. Sixty- ix, including six stvaight A students, nre on the high school list, vhile 33 made it from the junior ligh. ..... Jesmnette Bjustrom, eighth ,'rader, was the only junior high traight. A student. Others with better • than a B average were: Eighth grade — Joel Harris, Rob- bie Hutchins, Pat Kain, Sandra Bay, Linda Hnnsen, Sandra Phillips, Judy Reinders, Judith Rovn, Verna Schmidt, Carol Shore, Mar iana Steele, Judith Strahorn, Mm- y ep White atiH CoroJ Wittknpf Seventh grade — Jim Anderson, Gary Cook, Jason Etherington, Dieter Gruner, Benji Herbst, David McDonald, Michael McNeil], David Passmore, Richard Zwiefel, Charles Hetnen, Linda He was confirmed in Immnnuel Lutheran church at Lotts Creek by Rev. Martin Fucrstaneu. On July 7, 1910, he was united in marriage with Amanda Dau at Lotts Creek by Rev. Fuerstaneu. Mr and Mrs Ruhnke were blessed with eight children: Martha, (Mrs Walter Bierstedt); Malindn, (Mrs Hugo Berninghaus); Mathilda, (Mrs Maurice Thompson) of Algona; Elna, (Mrs William Hoover Jr.; Erwin, Fred and Esther, (Mrs Earl Steier) of Whittemore. Arthur was killed in action in World War II in France Besides his wife and children he is survived by five sisters and one brother. They are Mrs Alvina ••ewers of Burl; Mrs Emma Bsurd of Algonn; Mrs Gordon Ogg of Hartley, Mrs Charles Cook, Walnut, Kansas; and Mrs Marie Keith of Burt; and Otto Ruhnke of Whittemore. Two .brothers Herman and Emil preceded him in death. Mr Ruhnko farmed , in the vicinity of Lotts Creek, his entire life until he retired fi'um his farm 4% miles north of here .in 1945, and moved to his home in the north part of Whittemore. Mr Ruhnke was very active in his life, always ready with a willing hand to help when help was needed, a devout member of his church ai\d a loving father and husband. Clark, Patty Cowan, Sharon De- Gmote, Evelyn James, Giiice McKim, Pamela Waller, Marijane Williams and Margaret Yeoman. Freshmen — Judy Adams, Marcia Anderson, Gary Bernau, Darlene Fries, Pat Gilbert, Karen Hutchins (*), Tom Hutchison, Larry Hutzell, Helen Kuhlman, Faye Loss, Elaine Montgomery (*)', Richard Olson, Paula Pricbe, Allen Rt'ia, Marilyn Richardson, Sandra Richman, Sa'ndrn Strahorn and Mimi Wrifiht. Sophomores — Kenneth Bunkofske. Georgia Butterfield, Kathy Dcrmand, Sandra Elwood, Pat Ferris, T*d Finley, Eunice Gade, Norma Gallon, Carole Hayes, Maribel Kain (*). David Kohl. Sharon Miller, Linfln Pentecost, Shurun P»wt;f.s and Connie Pricbe. Juniors — Luanna Alt, Barbara Bourne, Jody Cutler, Connie Drone, Carol "Godfredson, Nancy Kain, Janice Markla, David Phillips, Marilyn Seller, Karen Shirley, Sandra Shumway (*). Sharon Strayer, Joan Urch, Cheryl VanderWmil, Dick Vipond and Meri Kac Voigt. Seniors — Neil Anderson, Harold Bosworth, Alvin Christiansen, Cleone Crawford, Nidas Dermand, Dorothy Gade, Adel Herbst, Kathryn Hutchins, Karen Kuch- enreuther ('), Evelyn McKim, Larry Obrecht, Charles Palmer, Betty Peirce, Ailene Quaday ("), Eulan Schuller, and Ruth Shierk. Asterisk (°) denotes straight A FRIDAY & SATURDAY illlllllllllllllllllllllllllll™lllllllllllllll™iii™i |u " lm " lm """" ' BE PREPARED FOR THE HOT WEATHER COMING... Refrigeration Center 3'" Different makes — Westinghouse, .Kelvinator, Admiral. 12 different,models on display, start' $199.95 •«" ---"----"- T.. ..,-,•;•. ••rv-J* t & '•BEECHER' FOR HIGHEST TRADE-IN ALLOWANCES! EXPERT PLANNING FOR YOUR SUMMER COMFORT... 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