The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 30
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Funeral Held For Drowning Victim Sunday Funeral services for Melvin C. Bruellman, 14. Ottnscii. ^'ii d Mr and Mrs Geou;e Unit l!m;tn. \vas hi'ld Sunday ;ii 1 '30 p in in the Apostolic Christian ('hurt h at West Rend. Paul B;iinv;u! of ticiated at the services and bnri.il was in the church cemetery. Me- Cullouph'* Funeral Chapel w.is ir charge of nrrnngemcnts. Melvin drowned T h u r s d a v evening at Spirit Lake. He V.M.- declared dead at 11.20 p.m. by Dickinson County Coroner, Dr. K L. Clayton, after nearly fom hours of artificial and mechanical respiration failed to revive him. Melvin had bet n swimming most of the day. according to a companion. Phillip Fischer. ,7i West Bend. He dived into the •water, came to the surface om:e. then disappeared. His body \vai-- recovered in 10 feet of water 12 minutes later by two men with grappling hooks. A rescue squad from the Snirit Lake fire department worked over Die boy. using oxygon, a mechanical respirator and manual respiration, but could not revive the youth. It was reported tlu. squad detected a heart JJutti;i- during the first hour after the body was recovered. Melvin went to Spirit Lake with his three brothers and sisters-in-law Thursday morning. and his parents drove to the 1-ikc to spend the evening with tin Fischers at their cottage. They were having dinner when the tragedy occurred at 7:30 p.in. Melvin Claire Bruellman was born in Kossuth County. Sept. 25. 1940, and was a sophomore at Otto.sen High school. He is survived by his parents, three brothers, Harley. Donald and Eugene and a sister, Elaine, all of Ottosen. Mr and Mrs John Gerber of Algona are maternal grandparents. Seven nieces and nephews also survive. Mrs Miner, 74, Rites Tuesday Finn ' a] services for Mr-' Fdi'.h Miner. 74. ;i re^-lent ni Algon;; f or the p<i c t 73 ycjirs. wi.-re held ,it McCulliMich's Funeral Chapt ' Tuesday ;i1 '2 p.m. Hcv. !.i. (.1. HallaiirT. Cungrogatinna! Church minister, officiated and buna! was in Riverview Cemetery. Mrs Miner died sudili nlv Saturday at St. Ann ha-pita!. en',v ,• Fort Dodger Winner Here, Women's Golf Sandra Anderson of Fort Dod,go won the 18-hole championship flight Wednesday at the Algon'a Country Club during the women's annual invitational tournament. Her sizzling low score of 7H was in keeping with the six/ling hot temneratures. Second plare winner in the same flight was Mary Gordon of Belmond who shot an 83. First flight winner in 18-holc play was Doris Lemon of Fort Dodge. In the 9-hole championship flight Birch Simmonsen of Sioux City took high honors while Marvel Davis of Emmetsburg placed first in the first flight and Francos Snyder of Fort Dodge, in the second flight. Betty Whitmore of Fort Dodge won a feature prize for coming the closest to the pin on No. 4. A prize for low putts in thq 18- hole play was won by Ann Slagk- of Algona; and Vi Collins of Sioux City was low for putts on 0 holes. Lorain Smith and Helen Ferris tied for low score in 18-hole play for the Algona group with -Kli's. In thi; draw, Melon Ferris won first with Lorain second. In the 18-hole first flight for Algona Dottie Greenberg won first. In the 9-hole first flight fur Algona Ginny Taylor won first plat-' 1 while Mable Ireland \vori fiist in the second flight. Gwen Colt-man of Clarinda won the door pri/e. At cards the following winners were named: Bridge: Mildied Dodge, first: Mary rnunti. second; Fi Furl Dndge. thin!; Kanawha. {ninth: Whitmon.', Fort Di>d fling pn/e I'm bridge w,.- v. Ardis I'drriiHitun of Si,nix Canasta: Ethel N'n k.'!. Grove. Meyer. Fort Gordon, IJ'-l- nci->.- Snvtk-r, Kav Mnhn, and Betty e. low. TlaV- \\v- won \>,- CMV Kauk- ai.d . ill M Winners in b na gioup were: first: Bea Holt SiaL'le. low. Mi! ••(•(• B;.ik. r wa-- ger,, : man of the jnvita^-i.al Chnici. ;!!»-.- was :- c,' : ; C There were uv.-r 75 ie'-: for the event. Lunch wa at noon with the w.ii nm: f.s in late aftei rio'.i,. Runaway Car Knocks Out Pole It tu-.k a d: ivri ii- - ,. .,-• ',., .•,-• that tvk-ph.jii-.- \j ••.(• . .,' • : .'-. : "Soup" Bn^..;'..-' lav.'M }• i •. tfie pole iih'i bi.-t-;; ,. nu: -.1. • ,,-. •. I'll' ye.il - "SoLip'.-" '.'. .!e !.,: :.• alter him 'e < £<. \ .'. •• .,\ >' • , nt-sday moiniriJ ti.e !.= .;; ••.•;.- •,-.•- comp)i.-hed wi'en F...-. ,i ,\. .•.-. ville's car knockt-.j it < -1,1:,;^. ii-i out of the ground. A!: '\, •. •, i' had just sleppeci out ,•! ';•.,• r,,: w hen he .-.a w .1 •!.•.:•'..:; ; , ; blight incline. He ait-. ..;,• ' get back in the v a: an i •.-.• t , pi ocfcis was able; to l-.:i !;.-. v.'iK-e! so that it •>•->•:. d • ;: : , •• right and d< >v\ n n.r • • ' • nt Bi';y.4-' iawii T; ..:•;,•• ituppird the ciii j;i .'. . " i; ! llio>t on its ride. il: .'- . , ..: apparently suifertd ->.i '..••-. injury and wrist inju; v :n h.. • i- iorts to stop tlie car. WANT APS 8BING RESULTS . men!. She had boon hospitalized here and at Sioux Falls,and had he r 'n under a doctor's care for the past few years. Kdilh M.. daughter' of George and Mary Jane Williams, was born July 23. IKH1 at Ackley, but (Mine to Algonti when only a year old. Later, she married L. A. Miner, and the family lived on Ea.-t Call street for many years. Mr Miner died in 1937. She. was active in church work, was employed in a number of firms in Aluona, and was a member of the Welfare Club. She is .survived by three sons. Bob. DPS Plflinps. 111.; Melvin, Luverne, Minn.; and Faris, Ajguiia and a sister, Mrs Mary McChesney, also Algona. Five grandchildren also survive. Pallbearers were Lawrence Gillespie. Bob Williams, Char!e.«, Hinken. William Hilton, Merle Richards and Howard Hoenk. Call 5, Draft Quota, August Five 22-year olds, registered with the Kossuth Countv draft board, will report for induction into the armed forces August lij. according to clerk Idela Wood. One enlistment was also reported. He is Loren A. Strecker of Titonka, an army enlistee. There will be four men called for induction Sept. 20. The five who will leave Aug. 15 are: Harold G. Grandgenett, St. Benedict; Donald J. Cbirken, LuVerne; Harvey B. Isebrand, Titonka; Robert Dodds, Algona; and Richard R. Samp, formerly Algona, now residing in Califor- UDM Want Ads Bring Results Frank Butterfield Rites, Bancroft Bancroft —Funeral services for Frank Butterfield. 89, were held at the Garry Funaral Home. Monday afternoon, with burial in Greenwood cemetery. Rev. August Post officiated. Mr Butterfield, Kossuth county resident for 68 years, died las': Saturday morning at an Emmets burg rest home. He lived for 19 years on the 6-AIgono (la.) Upper Oes Moines Thursday, August 4, 19SS same farm near LuVerne, then one year in Algona, and the rest of his life was spent in Bancroft, where he farmed for about 30 years. He leaves three daughters, Mr? William Dooey (Helen), Bancroft, Mrs Hazel Lewis. Algona, and Mrs Carl Wiener (Edith), Cedar Falls, and a brother, George, oi Swea City. There are also 13 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Pallbearers were Bert Quinn, Armstrong; Charles Quir.n, Ban- Croft; Art Long, Elwin Odell and son, Swea City. Frank Cogley, Arthur John- In 1(55!) il sachusetts Christmas. was unlawful in Masto have a Merry The church penant. is the only flag that may be flown above the Stars and Stripes. 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