The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 41
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Monday Alfred Miller Funeral At LuVerne i LuV**n« ~- Alfred Miller, 88, P<? s ? e «, away at fi:30 p.m., Feb. 16, in Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. He was taken thei-e Sunday after suffering a stroke. Funeral services were held' Monday at 2 p.m. in the Evangelical United Brethren church with the Rev. J. Paul Stevens officiating. Burial in LuVerne Cemetery with Blake Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr Miller retired from farrrt- mg 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. McClaran 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 made 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 Wednesday 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 xtudy. After a social hour, refreshments were served by the njng in honor of their silver wedding anniversary at their farm home southeast of LuVerne. Canasta and 500 were played. In 500, high Fred Goelsch and Mrs Robert Barber, low, Edwin Hunl and Mrs Walter Efigel, in canasta, 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 Mesdames Robert Barber, Everett Schipull, Albert A. SchipuH, Ralph Block. Fred Goetsch, Walter Engel, (Elmer Kubly, Mrs Marie Hunt, son, Edwin Hunt, the Misses Naomi Strayer and Maxine Johnson of Algona. Mr and Mrs Clarence Nielsen, close friends of Mr and Mrs Stoll, were unable to attend due to illness. hostess, a guest. Mrs Albert Hefti was Club Activities The Good Will Club were guests Thursday in Mrs Donald Clark's home at Galbraith with Mrs 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 were guests Tuesday afternoon ol Mrs Guy Andre. Her mother. Mrs Alvin Hardcopf, was'a guest. At play of 500, awards, Mrs Ro' Mr and Mrs Harry Naffzigei took Aslough Hjemeland, daughter of Mr and Mrs Peder Hjelmeland to University hospital in Iowa City Wednesday, Aslough ha? 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 Hei witt, and a daughter. They lived earlier in Algona. Mr and Mrs Elmer Kubly attended the funeral of her cousin. Rudy Gustafson,. in Stratford Thursday Gustafson, 63, from a heart attack as he went to the home of his doctor for medical assistance. Surviving are his wife and several grown children. Mrs Andrew A. tlergens 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 hel£ in St. John's Lutheran church followed by a reception in the church rooms. Mrs Anna Blumer atte'nded a canasta party Friday afternoon in afternoon. Mr died suddenly Burl for several months, has now returned to her home here. Mrs Anna Blumer assisted her several days the past week in their home. Mrs Emma Ristau, Nora Springs, aunt of Mr Meyers, is coming to be with them for some time. Mrs Elmer Schnetzer, Coleen, Mrs Art Kraft and Janice visited Thursday in the home of Mrs Ajnna Blumer, mother of Mrs Schnetzer. ; Mr and Mrs Gerald Walrob Mickey and Mary Ellen and Mrs Matfy Abbas of Latimer visited in the Mr and Mrs William Klawitter home. Mrs Abbas is a sister of Mrs Klawitter. Hi Jinks * * * * Devoted le "Behind The Scene*" Item* From Algon* High School. bert" Nielson, Mrs Earl Janssen and Mrs Alvin Hardcopf. At close of play refreshments .werV'senpS^fc 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 Hurl- burl 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 tiie Rev. J. Paul Stevens, a program was given. Group singing, skit by Bernnrd Wolf and Mrs (Fred Merk\Je, 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. Refresh - ments were served by a committee at close of the evening. Silver Wedding Mr and Mrs Ralph Stoll were given a party Wednesday eye- the Mrs Frank Sterling home in Algona. Ferd Meyers, who has ' "n 'a rest home in Detective Lorelie Hupp 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 who 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 Stillmans Grandparents Judge and Mrs G. W. Stillman became grandparents for the 1st time when a daughter was born to Mr and Mrs John Mwrrill on Sunday, Feb. 12. The baby weighed 6 pounds, and has not been named at present. The Morrills live in T,allahassee, 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 towner were being molested. The youths did climb into the lookout station, but reports that they had threatened the girls: were unfounded, police said. Caroline VanHove Bride Feb. 17, Alfred Stenzel Titdflka—Vases of wine snap* dragons, and tall candlelabra formed the setting of the 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 of the bride, sang. Rev. B. H. Schwerin. 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 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 sweetheart shaped half-hat adorned with tiny seed pearls. Her only jewelry was a triple strand of pearls. Her bouquet was a single orchid on a white Bible. Sylvia Van Hove, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Helen Stenzel, sister of the bridegroom, wf« 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 bridegrbom. 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 Sathoff, Mrs John Johnson, Mrs Sylvan Hanna, 'Mrs\ Wm. Boyken, Mrs Frank Fisher and Mrs Herman Welhbusen. The bride is a graduate of the I 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 oi South Sioux City, Neb., and Mr and Mrs Fred Thacker and Lanny were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Paul Thacker 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 accoufn 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 wedding 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. 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, CDA Of St. Benedict St. 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 bers was held, new mem- 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 Marcia Thill; plate prize by Mrs Susan Arndorfer and attendance, Mrs Luella Lickteig. Chairlady on 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! • DA • IG NBWS FORWARD! It's the new longer, bigger look. That's craftsmanship with a /lairl RUSCO WINDOWS SALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION give* you more convenience and comfort than any other combination window ! RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add. greatly to the beauty of your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W alter 6 p.m. Display it 116 So. Dodge, Algona BIG NEWS IN ENGINEERING! 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THE BIG NEW CHOICE IN THE LOW_PR!CE_fieUH SweaCityln Drive To Get Doctor, Dentist Swea City —A kick off meeting of the 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, ;/;ross the street east of Ih-e 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 tovyn and rural residents, and the idea of the health center is to attract a dentist, and nlso a mod'fnl dor-*'"- The plans call for a block building 30x52. Un the west \yiil 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 Tuesday, February 21, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper Des Maine*—3 Development Community Council are Jack Van Norman, president; Bob Schwartz, secretary; Roger Lincle, 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 Carl* son and Jack Van Norman. At Granville, Mr and Mrs Barney Koob recently-observed flieir 60th \vedding anniversary. They were married at New Vienna, la.» in 1896. :&^mo#»}«8»mo«o:o»^^ 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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