The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 26, 1956 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 26, 1956
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4-AI§ena (to.) Upp« r D«i Main** Tuiiday, Jon* 26, 1956 Mrs Veronica Koelhlfer spent last weekend at Livermore with her son and daughter-'in-law, Mr and Mrs Harold Roethler. Mr and Mrs Jess Lashbrook have been visited by their son- in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Bernard Bode of Omaha, Neb. Ruth Bell is vacationing this week at Denver, Colo., with Selma Wichtendahl. former resident here and now employed in Denver. Mrs George Scuffham recently received word of the death of an uncle William Queal, 89, at Ames where funeral services were held. Mrs Augusta Beit* has been visited by her son and daughter- in-law, Mr and Mrs Joe Beitz and family of Buyk, Minn. A family reunion was held. Degree of Honor ..... Monday night, July 2, at the Moose Hall at 8 o'clock. At this meeting there will be practicing for the convention. Mrs Marie Hawcott and brother and sister Lee and Bess Hopkins and Clara Amesbury left last week for northern Minnesota on a vacation at some lake. Mr and Mrs Ernest Godfredson are moving July 1 to the Ray Meyer house, 1614 Oak street. They have been living in an apartment at Mrs Lois Caldwell's. Mr and Mrs O. B. Harmes recently drove to St. Peter, Minn., and visited Mrs Harmes' parents Mr and Mrs E. C, Foss. From there they drove to Minneapolis for a day. : Mr and Mrs William Ringgenberg have been visited by cousins of Mrs Ringgenberg, Mrs Carl i L. Worden and son Curtis of Carlotta, Calif., and Mrs Reno Hawk of Keokuk. Mr and Mrs James Burns are going on vacation July 1 at the Okobojis and have a cottage. Mrs Burns' brother-in-law and sister, Rev. and Mrs R. A. Burrows of will also be at the Cincinnati lakes.. Mesdames W. E. Ley, W. D. Ley and Opal Wheeler of Lakota were Sunday supper guests at the Edwin Wolcott home in Algona.. Mrs Wolcott's mother, Mrs Fred Wheeler of Long Beach, Calif., was also a guest. Mr and Mrs Harold J. Sorensen and two sons, Gerald and Harold Jr., spent the weekend visiting Mrs Sorensen's niece and daughter, Mrs Mary Lytle and Jeri, as well as other relatives who convened Sunday for a family reunion. Mr and Mrs James Merryman and sons plan to spend the weekend at the Okobojis with Mrs Merryrnan's parents, Mr and Mrs W. W. Terry. The son Danny will remain with the grandparents and visit them a week at their home in Fostoria. Thirty members of Farm Bureau Young,People attended the meeting' last Wednesday, June 20, at the Farm Bureau office. Art Campney was the speaker. Eighty members of the Farm Bureau Young People attended a special activity meeting June 6 at the Shelter House. Mr and Mrs Henry Douglas have been visited by their son and daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs Douglas and four children of Mentone, Calif. From here the visitors went to Fort Ripley, Minn., and were accompanied by the senior Douglases. Mrs Unuglas jr. parents Jive there. Danny, son of Mr and Mrs Don Smith, Jr., was honored Sunday at an early observance of his third birthday at the Smith home. Guests at the fete were the material grandmother, Mrs O. A. Jensen, Dougherty, and paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Don Smith, Sr. Danny's birthday is June 27. Mr and Mrs William Weiner have received word from their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Marshall Dodder of Norfolk, Neb., that they are parents of a son born June 19. lie weighed eight pounds and .seven ounces and has been named William George. There arc two daughters in the family, Susan and Sheila. Mr and Mrs Elmer Richardson of Lebanon, Ore., left Monday after spending several days here visiting Mr Richardson's niece and husband, Mr and Mrs Robert A. Carney, and other relatives The Richardsons also visited his sister, Mrs Cora Cooper, who is convalescing from a broken hip at the Good Samaritan Home at Pocahontas. Mr and Mrs Leslie Faber have received word of the death of the former's brother Warner Faber at Forest City. He was a prominent farmer there and died Sunday night of a heart attack He was in his early fifties. A brother Orville, 41, of Bettendorf, died of a heart attack last January. The father is deceased and this leaves only Leslie and his inother in the family. Clarence Stewart, former resident here and .brother-in-law of .Ray Beamish, died June 12 at Madison. Wis., where the family had Jived since leaving here in the 49V Graveside rites were held at-Iowa Falls and were attended by Mr and Mrs Ruy Beamish, Mr and Mrs Roy Bjustrom sjnd Mr and Mrs Leo Kinseth, of Bode. Mr Beamish had also attended the services at Madison Mr Stewart is survived by his ^ ife Connie and daughters Kath- evinv, Mrs Ralph Fish of Elgin. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Robinson have been visited by Mr Robinson's sister, Mrs John Baird of Council Bluffs. Mrs Nell McCall was recently visited by her daughter and grandson, Mrs James Griffith and John, of Des Moines. Ron Elbert, David Phillips and David Yeoman went to Minneapolis last week. They took radio technician examinations. Mr and Mrs R. M. Phillips were visited Sunday by the latter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Ted Turner of Corning. Mr and Mrs Orval Joseph were visited last week Sunday by Mr and Mrs Melvin Abbas, of'Burt and enjoyed a picnic supper. Mr and Mrs Harry Ward were visited over the weekend by their son and daughter-in-law, will meet Mr and Mrs Kendell Ward, ot Des Moines. Mr and Mrs Art Cogley and Janet of Pocahontas spent Sunday at the Charles Baker home at Bancroft. Mrs Cogley and Mrs Baker are sisters. Dr. and Mrs R. K. Richardson have returned from a visit at Austin, Minn., with the doctor's brother and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs D. Richardson. Mr and Mrs H. B. Hickes were visited over the weekend by the latter's brother-in-law and sister. Mr and Mrs C. P. Christensen and Terry Lee of Council Bluffs. Mr and Mrs Vic Parsons and Mr and Mrs George Powers spent last week Sunday at Albert Lea, Minn., with Mr and Mrs James Gurwell, former residents here. Mr and Mrs Art Krause were recently visited by Allen and Franklin Wille of Buttcrfield, Minn. They are nephews of Mrs Krause an'd also visited Mr and Mrs Harold Wille. Mr and Mrs Thomas Devine and baby left Wednesday for their home at Orange, N. J. They spent two weeks vacation with Mr Devine's mother, Mrs Lillian Devine, at Bancroft. Mr and Mrs George Sefrit returned Thursday from a visit of a week at St. Louis, Mo., where they had been guests of Mrs Sefrit's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs D. R. Deal. Mrs Irene Spurgeon who has spent the past several months with her brother and sister-in- law, Mr and Mrs J. I. Merryman, has returned to her home at Quaker City, Ohio having left last week. Mr and Mrs Ted Zittritsch, former residents here now living at Detroit, Mich., are spending a two week vacation with Ted's mother, Mrs Mary Zittritsch and his sister Annie and other relatives here. Mr and Mrs E. A. Guderi.^n, their son, Mr and Mrs Maynard Guderian, daughters, Patti and Pamela of Phoenix, Ariz., have arrived for a vacation visit with relatives and former friends in LuVerne, Algona and Humboldt. Mr and Mrs Leo Mergen and the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs Sam Baylor attended funeral services Wednesday in the Methodist church at Fort Dodge for Ronald Woodley, 4, who was drowned. He was a second cousin of Mrs Mergen, Mrs Howard Seely spent a few days last week at Burt with her brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Godfrey Geilenfeldt at Burt while her husband was at Oskaloosa judging sheep at a stock show. Mrs Hazel Lusby, Mrs Eugene Hutehins, David, Bob and Richard and Mrs Lusby's daughter, Marguerite Dalziel of Corona Del Mar, Calif., spent a couple ot days in a cottage at the Okobojis last week. Mr and Mrs Karl Willasson have been visited by their son Donald and his family of Waterloo who left the daughters Sally and Susan here whue tney attended a National J. C. meeting at Kansas City, Mo. Don Denett of Boone is the new assistant manager at the Fareway store. His family will move here July 1 and will occupy the Mrs Lois CaldweJI apartment which will bu vacutrd by Mr and Mrs Ernest Godfredson. Mr and Mrs C. B. Murtagh and Mr and Mrs Theodore Hutchison are being visited by Mr ana A-li.-. Sterling Gofl and daughters Jean, Margaret and Melody, of Louisville, Ky. Mrs uon is a daughter of the Murtaghs and Mrs Charles Baker and daughter, Monica of Bancroft and Helen Cogley drove to Mankato. Minn. Saturday to attend t h e wedding of their cousin Sheila iJ-nvn Murphy to Gerald N. Hk'kok. The wedding took place in St. John's C.ithoiic church. Mankatn. sister of Mrs Hutchison. Mrs Carrie St. John, Mrs Geo. Schuller and daughter Joan and Bob Zausen of Merrill have returned from Las Cruets, N. M., Mr and Mrs Tony Schmiit have been visited a week by their son- in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Larry Coppotelli of Millidgeville, Illinris. Mr and Mrs Leslie Walker and Mv nnd Mrs William Runchey were among those who attended the golden wedding anniversary last week Sunday of Mr and Mrs Ernest Engel at West Concord. Minn. Mrs William Cook went to Mar.on City Friday and was also .at Clear Lake. She brought homo the daughters Henrietta and Jacqueline who had been attending Bible school at Clear Lake. Mr and Mrs James Shillingion have had as recent guests the lal- ter's uncle and cousin and family, Mr and Mrs L. J. McGinnis, of Roddick, III , and Mr and Mrs Jack McGinnis and family, of Hartland, Wis. Mrs Melvin Olson was visited briefly Friday morning by Mrs Harry Seeloy, of Whittemore. Mrs Seeloy was joined here by Mrs Henry Mertz of Sexton and drove to a women's meeting at Fort Dodge. Mr and Mrs James Schneider will have as guests a couple ot weeks their nephews, Mark and Lanny John, small sons of Mr and Mrs Ward John, who are going on vacation to Colorado points and the Black Hills. Mr and Mrs Harvey Rath were visited last week Sunday by their sons-in-law and daughters, Mr and Mrs Maurice Woisbrod of Lone Rock and Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Clinton Rath of Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs E. G. Roepke and the former's mother, Mrs George Roepke drove to Minneapolis, Saturday. Mrs George Roepke has been here the past several weeks and will now be with a daughter and her husband, Mr and Mrs Al Cameron for an extended visit. Mr and Mrs Marc Moore recently visited at Strawberry Point and were guests of Mrs Moore's brothers-in-law and sisters. At Central City they attended the wedding of Maxinc Ford, sister of the Moores' son- in-law, and spent some time at Guttenberg at a cottage. Mrs Melvin Olson was accompanied by Mrs Mary Nelson, Mrs John Mahcmey and Mrs Dora Ferrigan of Chicago to Mr and Mrs Ted Hoover's one day recently tor a visit and from there they went in Mr and Mrs Lou Hoover's at Corwith. They were former neighbors in the Doan vicinity. Mrs E. J. Evers recently returned from a two week's visit at Odell, Neb., with her husband's parents. Tuesday Mrs Evers and daughters Barbara nnd Virginia. Mrs Lloyd Stcinman and Mrs Sarah Smith drove to Iowa City to see Mrs Evers grandmother, Mrs Lillian Schenck, who is a pptient at the University hospital. HI., and Joan, a student Amuna. where they vsited Mr and Mr.: James Schuller. Mrs James Schuller is the Conner Bi verly St. John and her husband's mother is Mrs George Schuller. Mr and Mrs Cecil Steward arrived Friday from Hazelcrtst, 111. Mr Steward returned home Monday accompanied by hi> brother Roger and Mrs Steward'.-! sister. Marilyn. She plans to spend the rest ul summer visit- ins her two sisters at Hazel crest, 111. Mrs Cecil Steward <uencl twi> weeks will', h'-i ciiti and Mi Steward's. -. Many Courtesies For Visitors At Whittemore Whittemore— Many courtesies were extended to Mrs Lil Smith of Bartlet, 111. and her daughter Mrs Audrey Ramp and son Clark of LaPortc, Ind., the past week. Last week Monday evening they were six o'clock dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz. Tuesday they were dinner guest at the George Meyer home. Wednesday afternoon they were entertained at cards at the Elmer Ostwald home. In the evening Mrs Smith and Mrs Ramp were dinner guests at the Ernie Meyer home. Friday Mrs Smith and Mrs Ramp were dinner guests at the Arthur Heidenwith home, Friday evening at the Ellsworth Heidenwith home. Saturday they wore dinner guests at the Gerald Ollom home in Algona. Mrs Ramp and Mrs Smith left Tuesday morning for, Milwaukee where they will speW this Week before returning to their respective homes. Principal Reuben Butzke of St. Paul's Lutheran school left for St. Paul last week to attend the 43rd convention of the Lutherah church, Missouri Synod. Mr and Mrs Merlyn Wegener and family will leave Whittemore, July 1 for Spencer, whero Mr Wegner will be employed with the Spencer'Ice Cream Co. For the past eight years he has been assistant buttermaker here in the Whittemore creamery. He also served at financial secretary of St. Paul's congregation, and has been clerk of the Whittemore independent School School District, for the past four years. Pfc. Thomas Duffy, son of Mr and Mrs M. R. Duffy recently participated in field tests with units of the 9th Infantry Division in Germany. A number of relatives and friends of here attended the 25th wedding anniversary held at the farm home of Mr and Mrs Emil Bierstedt north of Fenton, Sun* day afternoon. Mr and Mrs Edwin Tietz and family, Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt, Mr and Mrs Theodore Bierstedt, Mr and Mrs Andrew Funk, Mr and Mrs Herbert Hackbarth, and Mr and Mrs Harold Wolter and Mr and Mrs Frank Schumacher attended the funeral of Frank Tietz, 82, in Trinity Lutheran church in Algona Friday afternoon. He was the father of Edwin Tietz and an uncle of the rest. Immediate families of Mrs Bessie Walker of Algona met at Ambrose Call Park in Algona Sunday for a picnic dinner. Present were" Mr and Mrs Ralph Walker and family, Mr and Mrs Harold Kuecker and family of Whittemore, Mr nnd Mrs Lloyd Walker and family at Albert Lea, Mr and Mrs Delbert Walker and family of Easlon, Minn., Mr and Mrs Harold Walker and family of Delavan, Minn., Mr and Mrs Carl Walker and son, Mr und Mrs Richard Walker of Long Beach, Calif., Mr and Mrs Roy bjustrorn, Mr and Mrs Frank Moulton and family, Mrs Jerry McKean and children, Mrs Bessie Walker and Arthur Locke of Algona. This was the first time in fifteen years that this family all got together. Mr and Mrs Ernie Meyer and son Eldon Ray, Mr and Mrs Delbert Wichtendahl and son Vernon, Mr and Mrs Charles Schultz, Mr and Mrs James Schultz and Kenneth Mergen were Sunday evening dinner guests at the home of Mrs Ruth Schultz and Mr and Mrs Norman Schultz, feasting on the big seven pound pike caught by Charles Schultz several weeks ago in a gravel pit east of Whittemore. Mr and Mrs George Knopf and family of Ventura and Mr and Mrs Elroy Wood of Clear Lake, and Mr and Mrs Delbert Wichtendahl and son Vernon were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Ernie Meyer. Mr and Mrs Theodore Baas of Storden, Minn, were overnight guests Sunday night at the Gco. Meyer home. They came to attend tfie wedding of their niece, Carol Elbert and James Forsythe, Monday morning at St. Michael's Catholic church. Mr and Mrs Casper Keene and Mrs Joseph Keene and Mrs Leona Potter visited with their brother and husband Joseph Keene who is a patient in a h,/s- pital in Iowa City Monday. They reported that he is well on t he- road of recovery. Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt and son James of here and Laura Broester of Good Hope, Jeft Sunday morning for Cedar Falls, where they visited at the home of Mr and Mrs William Sch- wanke and other relatives. Mrs Schwanke and Mr Voigt are sister and brother. Monday morning they left for Chicago and will also go on to Michigan. • Mr and Mrs Garl Walker, and their son and wife, Mr and Mrs Richard Walker of Long Beach, Calif, arrived Saturday at the Harold Kuecker home and at the home of the former's mother^ Mrs Bessie Walker in Algona. Mrs Jerry McKean and children of Algona spent from Thursday until Sunday at the parental home of Mr and Mrs Harold Kuecker. Mr and Mrs Milton Espe and sons of here, and Mr and Mrs Gerald Ollom of Algona visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Bert Seely Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Roy Adams and Mr and Mrs Garman Adams and family attended the Adam's reunion held at Bradgrate Sunday. Mr and Mrs Louis Adams and family of Charles City who had been visiting at the Roy Adams also attended. Mrs Leola Wallace of Bradgate returned with them for a visit. Mr and Mrs Bernard Bell and .family, Mr and Mrs Alfred Bell and son Paul, Mr and Mrs Elmer O. Bell and Mr and Mrs Maurice Schvvint and son David celebrated Otto Bell's birthday Friday evening. Mrs Bertha Carroll was brought home Monday from the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge, and is at the home of her daughter, Mr and Mrs Elmer F. Bell, following an accident several weeks ago. She broke her hip. Mr and Mrs Charles McVay left Sunday for Montana where Mr McVay will conduct his annual business tour for the sheriff's association. They expect to return to Algona shortly before school reopens. Mrs McVay will again teach kindergarten at Bryant. They plan to move into their new home, now under construction, when they get back. Mr and Mrs A. E. Briggs had their grandson, Martin John Er- inels visiting them over the weekend while his parents, Mr and Mrs Bernard Ermels of Webster City were attending a wedding. At Raney Reunion, Burt, On June Burl — The annual Raney reunion was held . at the Burt Legion Hall, Sunday, June 24, w i t h descendants of Joseph Raney, an early settler and families attending, some 70 in alh Charles Clark of Britt, 93, was the oldest member present and the week old daughter of Ronald Frasers was the youngest. Mrs Richard Frei and daughter Clara Lou of Reinbeck were from the greatest distance and Mrs R. L. Moore lives the nearest to the place of gathering. Attending Sunday were Mr and Mrs Hugh Raney, Mr and Mrs Lyle Raney and two children, Mr and Mrs R.ussell Walker with three children, Mr and Mrs Glenn Raney, Mr and Mrs Newton Heiter, all of Algona; Mrs Robert L. Moore, Mr and Mrs Ray Fitch of Burt; Mr and Mrs Forbus Stiltz and two children, Mr and Mrs Ernest Raney, Guy 'Raney and son and friend of Livermore; Mr and Mrs Leo Clark and Charles Clark of Britt; Mrs Joe Fraser. Mr and Mrs Ronald Fraser and children of Cylinder; Mr and Mrs Dwight Potter, Mr and Mrs Wm, Ganley of Emmetsbutg; Mrs Victor Applegate and two daughters of Ames; Mr and Mrs Lawrence Miller of Bode; Mr and Mrs Virgil Barrett and children of Lakota;. Mrs Richard Frei and daughter, of Reintoeck; and ^rorri Algeria also were Mr and Mrs George Johnson, Mr and Mrs Ben Potter, Mr and Mrs Elmer. Potter and Mr and Mrs Louis'Fraser and three daughters. Next year's reunion will be held the last Sunday in June in the Burt Legion Hall. For more data see Glenn Raney, Algona. Plan V.F.W. Bake Sale The June meeting of the VF\V Post and Auxiliary was held June 19 at the hall with many attending. Hostesses were Elizabeth Kennedy and Hattie Schrader. Plans were 'made for a bake sale for July 7, and for a stand at the County Fair. The Sewing meeting will be with Lillian Lavrenz July 3. Birthday Circles The Birthday Circle will meet this week Thursday, June 28, with Anna Bierstedt, Louise Bleich has the program and Bertha Wallace devotions. The last meeting was with Beula Bat.t and was the annual birthday party. Guests were Clara VanSteenberge 'a n d Cynthia Chipman and Vickie Schrader. Mrs Robert Angus with daughter Susan, and Georgia Angus, spent the weekend in Oxford, la. with Mrs Wayne Geyer. The women were friends and neighbors in Colorado, when their hus- bands were in army training. Mrs Verda Lathrop and Mrs Leo Edwards of Clear Lake spent Wednesday of last week with the, Erwin Schwieterts. Mr and Mrs Cecil Steward and children of Hazelcrest, 111. spent' the weekend with the former's parents, Mr, and Mrs Walter Steward and other relatives. Mi- Steward returned to Hazelcrest Monday. Mr and Mrs Duayne Johnson and children of Bode spent Sunday with Mrs Johnson's parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Meiers. Recent visitors at the F. C. Soderberg home were Mr and Mrs Carl Brandine of Milwaukee; Mr and Mrs Clarence Roba and Billy of Moline, 111,, and the Harold Robas of Swea City. Mr and Mrs Harold McGinnis of Ames were callers on Saturday. Mrs Ben Lampe returned,from Memorial Hospital, Rochester,' Minn, on Friday. She was a pat-'.: ient there some two weeks. Mr and Mrs Ronald Gilmorc of San Jose, Calif, visited Saturday of last week - with Mr and Mrs ; Mike Arend. Al Hinckley had the misfortune to get a broken ankle during a fall recently. Claude Seely who was working with him sustained minor injuries. The accident oc- cured on Mrs Simons faVm near West Bend as the men were roofing. Lester Steward and Roger Steward helped with the finishing later. -V Mr and Mrs David Miller at- ; tended the Bit & Spur Trail Ride; and picnic in Algona Sunday. UOM Classifieds Pay Dividends • See The Cool NO IRON PLAY CLOTHES For Little Sister Big Sister Little Brother And Mom, Too! at Elva & Jessie's Now Air Conditioned Let The Girls WASH YOUR CAR! Friday, June 29, Saturday, June 30 (5:30 to 9:30 in the evening) (1:30 to 5:30 in the afternoon) Members of the Zeta Xi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority pf Algona will be-doing the work as a benefit for their club. Five of the crew are shown above as they practice up for the big event - Kay Brayton, Mary Faulstich, Zoe Clegg, Jean Capesius and Karen Downey. Let the girls spruce up your car for the coming holiday. CARS WASHED AND VACUUMED... per car $2.00 AT HOPKINS SUPER SERVICE Corner of State & Jones Sts. Standard Oil Products LAST WEEK! ROVN'S VARIETY Discount PLUS DOUBLE 'GREEN STAMPS' ON MOST ITEMS HURRY! ONLY 4 MORE DAYS! 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