The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 26, 1956 · Page 3
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Degen-Lombardo Wedding 0 . A P ret jy wedding took place at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church in Algona on Saturday morning, June 23 at 10 o'clock, when Miss Esther Degen of Long Beach, Calif., daughter of Mrs Eli/abelh Degen of Algona, became tin- bride of Vincent S. L. Lombardo of Complon, Calif. The- double ring ceremony was performed at a nuptial ma.-s with Msgr. P. p. Gearen officiating. Jerome Degen of Mt. St. Bernard's Seminary and Cecil Schilmoeller were acolytes. The bride was given in marriage by her oldest brother Leonard of Cherokee. la. She was lovely in a while imported French silk gown with fitted torso, square neckline, short sleeves and very full floor length skirt. Her shoulder length illusion net veil was attached to a sequmed pill-box half hat. She carried a colonial bouquet of a white orchid and lilies of the valley. Her attendant was Mrs L. G. Fuchsen, her sister of Whittemorc, la. Donald Degen of Bancroft, brother of the bride, served as best man. William Degen of Al- goria and James McComb of Berkley, Calif, were ushers. The organist was Josephine McEvoy of Algona, la. and Louis Kollasch and Joseph Elbert. both of Mount St. Bernard's Seminary in Duhuque, la. sang. A buffet luncheon was served to many relatives an'd friends at twelve noon at the KG Hall. The table was decorated with a three- tiered wedding cake and yellow flowers. A reception followed in the afternoon. Marilyn Schneider of Alton, la. held the guest book. Mr.; Mark Full of Taunton, Minn., helped with the gifts and Miss Lorraine Rolfes of LeMars, la. and Mrs Cyril Zenk of Slayton, Minn, served as waitresses. The new Mrs Lombnrdo is a graduate of St. Joseph's Mercy School of Nursing in Sioux City, la. and has been employed at Long Beach for the past 15 months. Mrs Lombalrdo is a graduate of Complon Junior College at Compton, Calif., where he was Student Body Vice President and a member of Beta Phi. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Education at Long Beach State College where he was af- filialtd with Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He is a teacher in the Compton City Schools District. The young couple will spend the summer at a Mountain Lodge near Yosemite National Park and they will make their home in southern California in the fall. Install New Officers Installation of new officers of Soroptimist International of Algona was held Wednesday noon at the regular luncheon at Hotel Algona. The meeting was conducted by Mrs Mel Griffin, vice president, in the absence of the president. Mrs Carl Pearson. Newly installed officers are: Mrs John Thuenle, president; Mrs Del Cloplon, vice president; Mary Lytle, recording secretary; Lola S'.-uffham, corresponding secretary: Mrs Steve Huber, treasurer: Mrs Carl Pearson, director; and Mrs Frank Zender, delegate. The next meeting of the club will be held Wednesday noon, July 11, at Hotel Algona. Family Reunion A family reunion was held Sunday at the farm home of Mr and Mrs Earl C. Cooper. Those attending were: Mr and Mrs Elmer Richardson, Lebanon, Ore.: Mr and Mrs Harold J. Sorenscn, sons Harold Jr. and Gerald, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Roy Osborn, daughter Lucille, Stewartville, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Harvey Broadwell, children Allen and Betty, Sargent, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Stanley Opheim, Whilte- moro; Mr and Mrs Harold Osborn, Stewartville, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Robert A. Carney, Mrs Mary Lytle and Jeri, Mrs Agatha Walker and Berniece. Guests At Plumbs Mr and Mrs Fred Plumb were recently visited by their three daughters and families Mr and Mrs Gilbert Hanzlicek and sons Lynn, Mark and Gregg of Great Bend, Kan. spent two weeks here and Mr and Mrs Charles Anderson, Charlotte, Billy and Kenny of Sumner one week. Mrs Margaret Miller also spent a two week's vacation with her parents and daughter Diana. During the visits the whole group enjoyed a week's vacation and fishing trip at Woman Lake in Minnesota. The Andersons returned home June 17th; Mrs Miller 21st; and Hanzeliceks the 23rd. Anniversary Picnic A family picnic was held last week Sunday at Mr and Mrs Bernard Ferden's in honor of their tenth wedding anniversary. Others in attendance Mr and Mrs Simon Weber and Mr and Mrs Dennis Weber of Whittemore: Mr and Mrs Garland Bradley, Mr and Mrs James Drone. Mr and Mrs H. A. Kaiser and Mr and Mrs Herbert Hensley and Mr and Mrs Arthur Obrecht and the respective families. Crawford Reunion A Crawford family reunion was held Sunday at ' the Francis Fandel farm home with those in attendance being Mr and Mrs Norman Crawford of Spencer, Mr and Mrs L. H. Crawford and Dean of Minneapolis, Minn., Mr and Mrs Melvin Elbert, Mr and Mrs Teiry Behlmer of WhittemoRe. Mr and Mrs Tom' Schuller of Sherburn, Minn., Mr and Mrs Gene Rochlenu and Mr and Mrs William Finn and the respective families. Callers in the afternoon Mr and Mrs Ed Wilkins, Mrs Mary Miller and Mr and Mrs Lloyd Wellendorf. Post-Nuptial Shower Mrs Anna Presthus is one of the hostesses at a post-nuptial shower to be given this evening (Tuesday) at the Seneca school ior Mrs Don Wilbert-of Fairmont. Minn. Other hostesses including Mrs Presthus are Mr Wilbert's aunts and are Mrs Harry Vohl- dieck of Wallingford, Mrs Henry Looft of Fenton, Mrs Fred Johan- nj'.son, and cousins Mrs Maurice Johannason of Swea City, Marlis Johannason and Mrs Roy Merchant of Lone Rock. Fish Fry Hostess Mrs William Funk gave a fish fry June 11 in honor of the birthday of Mrs Elizabeth Wolfo Mr and Mrs Funk had recently returned from a vacation ;it Osage, Minn., and had a good catch. Other guests were Mr and Mrs Charles Albright, Mr and Mrs Joe Funk and daughter Vicki, Mrs Alice Anderson, Mrs Esther Benson and Ronnie Funk of Marshalltown who had been here visiting his father and wife, Mr end Mrs William Funk. Over 700, Unofficially Stork Shower Dorothy Hagg entertained p.t a stork shower Wednesday evening for Mrs Arthur Snavely, nee Ardis Gardner. On the guest list were Mrs Maurice Kruchenberg, Mrs Kenneth Carman, Mrs Calvin Tschelter, Mrs Edgar Keith, Mrs Joe Funk, Janet Scuffham, Pauline Lenz, Barbara Zweifel, Janice Klooster, Julia Bourne, Janice Bjustrom, Joy Hutzell, Jane Dearths, Jackie Vander- Waal, and Marilyn Jasperson. Attend Shower Mrs Lawrence Hutzell, Mrs Roy Hutzell, Mrs Floyd Hutzell and Joy Lee Hutzell were at Adel a week ago Saturday to attend a shower given for Mrs Floyd Hut- xell and Joy Lee Hutzell by relatives. Joy Lee was married Sunday to Leroy Johnson, of Fort Dodge, and the Floyd Hutzells were married June 10. To Attend Wedding Mr and Mrs William Finn and family are going to Minneapolis for the weekend and will attend the wedding of their nephew Larry Crawford to Jacqueline Engstrad. The ceremony will take place in St. John Lutheran church at eight o'clock. Weather? There's been a lot of it around Kossuth county Ihe past several weeks. While no official weather station readings here leached the 100 degree mark, this thermometer, located on the front of the Sieg-Fort Dodge Co. building on Call St., showed a reading of 101 degrees, as you can see from the above picture. And it was in the shade at the time! Bridal Shower Lenore Hagg will be honoree at a bridal shower Monday afternoon, July 2, in the Fireside room at the Methodist church. Hostesses are Evelyn Cady, Mrs Albert Hagg, Mrs Roy Hutzell, Mrs Harold Jergenson, Mrs C. L. Livingston, Mrs Elizabeth Post and Mrs Adrian Sterling. The honoree is to be married July 8 to Hugh M. Black in the Meth- odis* church. You can't 6eat Nothing in the home ,SERVES SO MANY... COSTS SO UTTIE •fcr ftnest HOT WATER SERVICE 'If you have a modern automatic Cashing machine .."". or are planning .to buy one ... you need a ' v • ^dependable oufomaticjwatex heater. ,Onty an automatic GAS'water healer heats water fast enough to keep you supplied with ample hot water for every need, GAS heafs wafer three f/mes faster' than any other all-automatic fuel. Besl of all, automatic Gas water heaters cost less to buy.^o install, to operate,, PENFIELD WATER HEATERS Nelson Family Reunion A Nelson family reunion was held Sunday at, the Ambrose Call State Park with six families from Algona, one each from Spencer :md Graettinger. and three each from Ringstecl and Mason City. The families are relatives of Mrs Maude Nelson and Mrs C. R Schoby. Birthday Honors Mrs Harvey Jergenson, Mrs George Johnson, Mrs Melvin Olson and Mrs Fern Young spent last week Tuesday afternoon with Mrs George Benschoter and helped her celebrate a birthday anniversary. Zeta Xi Sorority Met Members of the Zeta Xi Chapter cf Beta Sigma Phi met Tuesday night for a regular meeting at the home of Mrs Howard Stillmun. Sleak Dinner At Lake Mr and Mrs Lloyd Pratt en- iLTia inert the store pt-rsonnt'll and wives at a steak dinru-, Thursday evening at their summer home at Clear Lake. Frank Tietz Rites Friday NO MONEY DOWN Small Monthly Payments on Gas Bill North Central Public Service Co. 'YOUR GAS COMPANY" Funeral services for Frank Tiet/., 72, resident of this area for a quarter-century, were held Friday ;it 2 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran church. Rev. Lulher Loesch officiated and burial was in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mr Tiet/ died' Tuesday nig... at the Roberts Nursing Home here where he had been for the past seven months. Born m Wisconsin March !), 1874, Mr Tiet/ was a farmer until his retirement. He live I hc:v for L'G years. His wife, Rosina, preceded him in death .six months ago. Two daughters and ;i son also preceded him death. Survivors include a sister, Mrs Adam Lieu, Algona; two daughters, Rosina (Mrs Ernest Wolter). Whinemore, and Ida (Mrs Rud- olpri Peter), Burl; and three sons. They are Rudolf, Lone Rock. Edwin, Whittemore, and Frank. Sheldon. Pallbearers at the funeral were Edward and Louis Hackbarth. Frank and Einil Schumacher, Reinhard and Edwin Lieb. On California Trip Titonka — Mr and Mrs Art Hi nch and sons Richard and Rodn<'\- and Mr C. B. Hench left Friday. June 22 for a trip to Walnut Creek, Calif., where they will .'i.-it their son, and brother ami family, the Marvin Hench's. They will be gone three weeks. In their absence Gordon Swan will have charge of the Gamble Stori . Irvington Ideals The IrviriL',t<m ideals 4-H dub met Juiv IU at Mary Ah.. K.K-irf-- Juuy Fridele.s and Judy Fnnhiit.li reported un camp at Clear Lake. Bonnie Froehlici. reported on the convention at Aine.; and talk.s were given L\ Karen So.Vr and Lovely Bristow The > !iib plans tu fc ;(i to camp s.jine lime in July at Clear Luke. Wilma Brown and Carol Frideres will prepare the booth at the county fair. LuVerne Legion Auxiliary Elects LuVerne — The Legion Auxiliary held its regular meeting Monday evening, June 18 in the Legion hall. Mrs Frank Gronbach reported on rehabilitation. The proceeds of the recent poppy sale was $80.81 before expenses. The organization realized $45.70 from serving coffee and donuts on "Telephone Day." Election of officers took place: president, Mrs Merlyn Bahmann; vice president, Mrs George Studer; secretary, Mrs Guy Giddings; treasurer, Mrs Jack Guy; chaplain, Mrs Allen Blake; sergeant- at-arms, Mrs Walter Engel and historian, Mrs C. B. Huff. Plans were made for the memorial service to be held at July meeting for Mrs Van Hansen and Mrs Arthur Riley. Door prize was won by Miss Esther Merkle. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs Gronbach and Mrs Adam Zweifel. Gronbach Clan Reunion Held At West Bend Livermore—There was a Gronbach family reunion Sunday, June 17 at the Dorweiller farm near West Bend. Those attending the reunion were Mr and Mrs Ted Peck of Cedar Rapids, Mr and Mrs Ernest Schuenke of Blackriver Falls, Wis.. Mr and Mrs Gerald Steussy of Ft. Dodge, Mrs Freda Steussy, Algona, Mr and Mrs Frank Gronbach, LM- Verne, Mr and Mrs Herman Gronbach, Mr and Mrs Elmer Gronbach and Mary Melavin, Mr and Mrs John Hohenberger, Mr and Mrs Frank Hoffmann, Mr and Mrs Aft Vaudt and Marilyn, Mr and Mrs Raymond Bertc and family, Mr and Mrs Allen Sinclair and family, Dick Cron and family, Mr and Mrs Kelly Gronbach and family, Mr and Mrs Robert Gronbach and daughter, Mr and Mrs Vernon Hohenberger and son, Mr and Mrs Harry Rutz and family, Mr and Mrs Howard Hoffmann and family and Mr and Mrs Marvin Gronbach and son .of Humboldt. A picnic dinner was served at noon. About 90 attended. Has 81st Birthday The following ladies went to the home of Mrs Jessie Olson Friday afternoon to help her celebrate her 81st birthday: Mrs Carl Johnson, Mrs Herman Larson, Mrs Bill Hauck, Mrs Carl Underberg, Mrs John Hohenberger, Mrs Christine Andersen. Mrs Larry Wilson, Mrs Mae Reeves, Mrs Anna Nelson, Mrs Louis Seward, Mrs Karl Baessler, Mrs Carl Olson, Mrs John Olson, Mrs Maude Wilson and Mrs James Hughes, Mrs Maude Wilson opened her home to the Past Matrons club members at her home to a two o'clock luncheon. Mrs Ann Miles who teaches in Arizona and her daughter Marjorie Miles R. N. who is employed in a Battle Creek, Mich, hospital SPECIAL lovely, rustling NYLON Tuesday, June 26, 1$56 ' Algona (la.) Upper Dei MolnM-J NATIONALLY ADVERTISED SOLO REGULARLY EVERYWHERE AT DOLLARS MORE! Prettier, frillier. fuller than ever! Including new long-torso tulip style. Frothy can-can ruffles. White nylon taffeta and sheer nylon in ice cream colors. 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