The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 15
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1956
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Alfred Miller Funeral Monday Af LuVerne — Alfred Miller, 88, passedJaway at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 16, in Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. He was taken there Sunday after suffering a Stroke. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.nv in the Evangelical United Brethren, church, with the Rev. J. Paul Stevens officiating. Burial in LuVerne 'Cemetery with. Blake FuneVal Home in charge of arrangements. _ Mr Miller retired from farming 30 years ago, moving to a home in town. Surviving are two sons, Milo and Lyell Miller Who made their home with him. He Was preceded in death by his Wife, Sophia, in 1918 and one son, Leslie, about ten years ago. Mr Miller was the last of 'a family of ten children. Tuesday Club Meeting The Tuesday Club met Feb. 14 in the farm home of Mrs Norma E. McClarah .with Mrs George Johnson co-hostess. Twelve members answered roll call. After a brief business meeting, Mrs Arthur Maass had charge of entertainment. A gift was presented to Mrs Johnson, who moves this spring with her family to a farm they purchased in Minnesota. Each member made a Valentine with appropriate verse that will be mafle into a folder and given to Mrs Johnson. Mrs Maass and Mrs Johnson read several selections, followed by a piano solo by Mrs J. Paul Stevens. The club meets March 13 with Mrs Allyn Brink. Missionary Guild Met . The Missionary Guild met'Wed- nesday in Mrs Curtis Morgan's home. The meeting was opened with a devotional service led by Mrs William Hedrick. Miss Emma Krause gave the religious itudy. After a social hour, refreshments were served by the hostess. Mrs Albert Hefti was n guest. Club Activities The Good Will Club were guests Thursday in Mrs Donald Clark's home at Galbraith with Mrsi Roland Lenz assisting hostess. Seventeen ' members were present. Mrs Bert Putzstuck was re-instated as a member. Miss Emma. Krause. had charge of entertainment, conducting paper and pencil games and bingo with prizes awarded. Hostesses served refreshments. The Just For Fun Card Club tvere guests Tuesday afternoon ot Mrs Guy Andre. Her mother. Mrs Alvin Hardcopf, was a guest. At play of 500, awards, Mrs Robert Nielson, Mrs Earl Janssen and Mrs Alyin Hnrdcopf. £.t cloje of play refreshments^ v/ere^desp* ed. The Friendly Card Club were guests Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs Frank Gronbach. Mrs Henry Pergande was a guest. After play at two tables of 500, the hostess served refreshments/ The Friendly Neighbor Club were guests Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs W. Raymond Legler, with eleven members in attendance, Welcomed into the club as .new members were Mrs Robert Barber and Mrs Norman Oberhelmen. Mrs Albert Hefti had the lesson. She talked on Switzerland and showed items that came from there,- Mrs Edwin Marty had the surprise and conducted a quiz game with prize won by Mrs Ralph Oxley. After a social hour, refreshments were served by the hostess. Johnsons Honored Mrs George Johnson was the honored guest at a coffee held in the home of Mrs Orville Hurlburt Friday afternoon with Mrs Clyde Dudley assisting hostess. A handkerchief shower was given Mrs Johnson. The congregation of the Evangelical United Brethren church tendered Mr and Mrs George Johnson, twins, Jean and Joan to a farewell party in the church rooms Thursday evening. After scripture reading and prayer by the Rev. J. Paul Stevens, a program was given. Group singing, skit by Bernard Wolf and Mrs (Fred Merkje, games and more group singing was enjoyed. A gift of a purse of money was presented to the honorees who move this spring to a farm they purchased near Hayfield, Minn. Also sharing the courtesy was the Rev. J. Paul Stevens when the group surprised him with singing the happy birthday song and presented to him a decorated cake made by Mrs Edwin Hefti and Mrs Bernard Wolf. Refreshments were served by a committee at close of the evening. Silver Wedding Mr and Mrs Ralph Stoll were given a party Wednesday eve- ty{fflJ/{M/pMf({sf""Sf<(fyMMs"" wf "W'" RUSCO WINDOWS fiALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION give* you more convenience and comfort than any other combination window I RUSCO POOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Pbone 741-W *ft« 6 W»p>ey at 119 So. Ppdg*. ni'ng in honor of their silver wedding anniversary at tHeii* fafffs home southeast of LuVerne. Canasta and 500 were played. In 500, high Fred Goetsch and Mrs Robert Barber, low, Edwin Huftl and Mrs Walter Engel, in can> asta, Mrs Ralph Block. A purse of money was presented 'as' a gift. The guests brought the refreshments which were served at the close of the evening. Attending were Messers and Mes* dames Robert Barber, Evefett Schipull Albert A. SchipUll. Ralph Block, Fred Gdetsch, waiter Enge,!, plmer Kubly, Mrs Marie Hunt, soli, Edwin Hunt, the Misses Naomi Strayer arid Maxine Johnson of Algona. Mr and Mrs Clarence Nielsen, close friends of Mr and Mrs Stoll, were Unable to attend, due to illness. Mr ami Mrs Harry Naffzigei took Aslough Hjemeland, daughter of Mr and Mrs Peder Hjelmeland to University hospital in Iowa City Wednesday, Aslough has been ill for some time and she will receive medical treatment there. Mrs Paul Northrop was taken by ambulance to 'the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge Thursday. Mrs Northrop had been a medical patient there some time .ago. Mrs Stanley Riedel - And Mrs Edward Behnkendorf have now returned from Iowa City where they spent the past week with their mother, Mrs Amelia Behnkendorf, who underwent major surgery there, Feb. 10. Mr and .Mrs Otto Ramus, Mr and Mrs Bertie C. Ramus, Arthur Riley. Mr and Mrs James Doaks and Nita Sue went to Redwood Falls, Minn., Saturday and attended the funeral services for their uncle, Ralph Ballard. Mr Ballard, 60, had been ill about eight months. He is survived by his wife, the former Esther Hewitt, and a daughter. They lived earlier in Algona. Mr and Mrs Elmer Kubly attended the funeral of her cousin. Rudy Gustafson, in Stratford Thursday afternoon. Mr Gustafson, 63, died suddenly from a heart attack as he went to the home of his doctor for medical assistance. Surviving are his wife and several grown children. Mrb Andrew A. IJergens of Rutland came Friday to assist in the home of her granddaughter, Mr and Mrs Gordon Gregory and children. Mrs Gregory, who underwent major surgery In the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, is now convalescing in her home.' Mr and Mrs Robert Murray, Roberta and Richard went to Des Moines Sunday where they attended the capping services of their daughter and sister, Patricia Murray. Patricia was one of 42 in the class in nurses training of the Lutheran hospital. The services were held in St. John's Lutheran church followed by a reception in the church rooms. Mrs 'Anna Blumer attended a canasta party Friday afternoon in the Mrs Frank Sterling home in Algona. Ma#- Ferd--Mey,ers, f who has been a-patient in'a rest home in Burt for several months, has now returned to Hef hofiie here. Mrs Anna Blumer' assisted her sev- eral'days ,the past week in their home. Mrs Emma Ristau, Nora Springs, aunt of Mr Meyers, is coming to be with them for s,ome tifne. Mrjs Elmer Schnetzer, Coleen. Mrs Art Kraft 'and Janice visited Thursday in the home of Mrs Anna' Blumer, mother of Mrs Schne*tzer. . : . " Mr and Mrs Gerald Walrob Mjckey and Mary Ellen and Mrs Mary ;Abbas of Latimer visited in the Mr and Mrs William Klawitter home. Mrs Abbas is a sister of Mrs Klawitter. Hi Jinks * * * * Devoted to "Behind The Scenes" Items from Algona High School. Detective Lorelie Rupp finally solved the case of the squeaky clarinet at the band's winter concert last week. The criminal, a pad, was found guilty of loose conduct. « * * The delegation' of girls from AHS Wh'o went to Cedar Falls last Saturday had great sport romping about the campus in shorts. People may wondei sometimes— * * * . Special Announcement Dept.— • Wanted: one shirt with French cuffs. For sale if shirt is not obtained soon: one pair of cuff links from Thailand. 'Contact R. D. Palmer, Algona High School. * • • Preparations for the Junior Senior Prom are proceeding at their usual speedy pace. After only two hours of discussion, the Juniors decided on the ceiling. * * • * The watchword around AHS last week was chees, as the mice had a restless week, and underclassman pictures were taken. —SS. Judge Stillmcms Grandparents Judge and Mrs G. W. Stillman became grandparents for the 1st time when a daughter was born to Mr and Mrs John Morrill on Sunday, Feb. 12. The baby weighed 6 pounds, and has not been named at present. The Morrills live in Tallahassee, Florida, and Mrs Morrill is the former Ann Stillman. Interrogate Youths City police interrogated two youths, Sunday, after a call • was received that the girls on duty in the Ground Observer Corps tpwner were being molested. The youths did climb into the lookout station, but reports that they had threatened the girls were unfounded, police said. Caroline VemHove Alfred Sfenzel Tlianka—Vases of wine snap-; dragons and tall candlelabra formed the setting of thfe candlelight wedding of Miss-Caroline Van Hove, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ted Van Hove of Titonka, and Alfred Stenzel, son:'• of Mr and Mrs Hugo Stenzel of Lakota, in the Good Hope Lutheran church in Titonka,' Saturday evening, Feb. 17, at 7:30 O'clock. Nuptial music .with Miss Doris Hipp at the organ preceded and followed the vows, :. Sylvester Van Hove, brother flf the bride, sang, Rev. B, H. Schweriii delivered the sermonette' and'.performed the .double?ring"; ceremony. '< ,' ' < The bride,. given, in marriage by her .father, wore a floor length gown fashioned witH a : fitted bodice of Chantilly lace,over satin and long' sleeves which tapered to a point over the. wrist. The bouffant floor length 1 lace skirt was accented by tiers of tiny ruffles falling from waistline to hemline. The fingertip veil of nylon net was held in place by a sweelheart shaped half*hat adorned with tiny seed-pearls. Her only, jewelry was-''a' 1 triple sttand of pearls. Her bouque^ was a single orchid on a white Bible. Sylvia Van Hove, sister of the bride,, was maid of honor. Helen Stehzel, sister of the bridegroom, p«i bridesmaid. Cynthia Klinksieck of Ledyard cousin of the bridegroom, was flower girl. Donald Van Hove, nephew of the bride, was ring- bearer. , Edwin Stenzel, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man and Ted A. Van Hove, brother of the bride, served as groomsman. Ushers at the wedding were Merlin Van Hove, brother of the bride and Ronald Stenzel, cousin of the bridegroom. Following the ceremony a reception was held at-the church dining room for about 200 guests. The bride's table was centered with "a four-tiered wedding cake decorated with wine and green and topped with' a miniature bride and bridegroom. During the reception Joan Johnson sang. The four-tiered wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs'Dan Wubben and Mrs Bob H. Spear, sisters of the bride. Miss Emma Stenzel, aunt of the bridegroom, poured. Beverly Stecker, friend of the bride, had charge of the guest book.- Mrs John Boehm, Mrs Ed Uken, and Anna Grace Folkerts had charge of the gifts. Waitresses were Marcine Hanna, Ruth Krominga, Greta Smidt, Marlys Stecker and • Norita Trunkhill. ' Hostesses , ^assisting with the serving were Mrs Ed Sathof f, Mrs John Johnson, Mrs Sylvan Hanna, Mrs Wm. Boyken, Mrs Frank'Fisher and Mrs Herman Welhouseinf ' ' --"••- •' The bride is a graduate of the Titonka high school. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Lakota high school, and served two years in the armed forces, and at present is farming with his father. After a short wedding trip they live on' a farm northwest of Elmore, Minn. . Mr and Mrs William L. Rode and Linda Lou and Mr and Mrs Gordon Swan were dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Geo. Sachau and family Sunday. Mr and Mrs V.-N. Hanson o{ South Sioux City, Neb., and Mr and Mrs Fred Thacker .and Lanny were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs PaUl Th&cker and sons. Paul and Fred and Mrs Hanson are brothers and sister. The Titonka P.T.A. will be postponed from Monday, Feb. 20, to Monday, Feb. 27,' 'on account of the basketball tournaments. Speaker for the P.T.A. meeting will be Lyle Quinn of Boone, boys athletic commissioner. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Krantz and Gary of Swea City were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Otto DeWall Sunday. James Van Hove, son of Mi and Mrs Ted Van Hove, arrived Saturday evening from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. to attend the wadding of his sister, Caroline and Alfred Stenzel of Lakota. He was accompanied by a friend from Maine who is a buddy of his at camp. He was met at Hampton by William Smidt, who brought him and his buddy the rest of the way home. They returned to camp Sunday. i Mr and Mrs John Van Hove of Ackley were weekend visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Henry. Van Hove and family. They came to attend the Van. Hove-Stenzel wedding Saturday evening. Louis Olson and family of Des Moines were guests! of Mr. and Mrs Ted Van Hove and family over the weekend. They came to attend the wedding of Caroline Van Hove and Alfred Stenzel. Initiate 4 New Members, CD A Of St. Benedict S't. Benedict—The C. D.. of A. of St. Benedict met Monday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. with grand regent Betty Daley presiding. Initiation of four new members was held. The new members are Mrs Louise Davis, Catherine Bristow, Donna Brown and Donna Hilbert. Our district deputy Nellie Van Allen assisted. After a brief business meeting court whist was played with Mrs Luella Lickteig winning high and Mrs Susan Arndorfer low Door prize was won by-Mrs'Mar- cia Thill; plate prize by Mrs Susan Arndorfer and attendance, Mrs Luella Lickteig. Chairlady oh the entertainment committee was Lillian Thilges. Lunch was served with Elizabeth Eischen as chairlady." 1 Next meeting will'be preceded by a pot luck. BIG NEW STUDEBAKER Is making the big news in the low price field and no wonder! •OA BIO NEWS FORWARD! It's the new longer, bigger look. That's crvfttmanthip with a flairl BIG NEWS IN ENGINEERING! 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Algona, Iowa Swea City In Drive To Get Doctor, Dentist Svrea City—A kick off meeting of thd Swea'City Community Development Council 'was held Feb. 15. when plans, .were laid for a drive to sell shares to erect a community health center in Swea City, The proposed structure is to be located on the lots just' south of the REA building, nfcross the street east of the Methodist church, and will cost approximately $20,000. Shares at $25 each are now on sale with the board of directors. The Development Council is made up of both town and rum! residents, 1 and the idea of the health center is to attract a dentist, and also a r^nd'ral dof*^' 1 The plans call for a block building 30x52. On the vyest will be a dentist's suite and waiting room. The examining rooms, doctor's office, dark room, and laboratory rooms are toward the east end of the building. It is expected that every one in Swea City and the surrounding area will cooperate in putting the project across and as soon as the goal is completed plans call for the construction of the building. Officers for the Swea City fuesday, February 21, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines-3 Development Community Council are Jack Van Norman, president! Bpb'"SchWnrtz, secretary; Roger Liritfe, vice president; and W, E. Carlson, treasurer. The board of directors are Bill Guyer, president; Martin Dahl, vice president; R. C. Johnson, secretary-treasurer; Wilfred Carlson and Jack Van Norman. At Granville, Mr and Mrs Barney Koob recently observed their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married at New Vienna, la., in 1896. WALLPAPER America's Largest Fraternal Life Insurance Society District Representative Victor L. Mueller Ventura, la. Phone 2650 BE SURE IT'S A. A. L. OUR NEW '56 SPRING PATTERNS ARE HERE! 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