Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 1, 1971 · Page 12
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 1, 1971
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"I see by the Advance... " — NEWS BRIEFS FROM AROUND ALGONA — <v... f*X-: MR. AND MRS. Michael Stence are parents of their first child, a girl, born Feb. 15 at St. Ann Hospital. She has been named Stephanie Jean and weighed 8 Ibs. 4 1/2 oz. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bud Winkel of Whittemore and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Stence of Elkader, la. The grandparents and families were dinner guests at the Stence home Sunday after the baptism, held at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church with Msgr. L. J. Hoffman officiating. Sponsors were an uncle and aunt, Tim Stence, Elkader and Cheri Winkel of Whittemore. Mr. Stence is an assistant coach at Garrigan High School. MR. AND MRS. Melvin Arndorfer, Lori Ann, Kevin and Ann Marie of St. Benedict were Sunday dinner pests at the John Kutschara home. DOUGLAS MICHAEL is the name given to the new arrival at the Raymond Dorweiler home. He was born at St. Ann Hospital, Feb. 23 and weighed 8 Ibs. 12 oz. There is a son, 6, and a daughter, 4, at home. Mr. and. Mrs. George Dorweiler and Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Becker are the grandparents. Mr. Dorweiler is employed by Hormel. MR. AND MRS. Hubert Marking and Lynn had as dinner guests last Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Muller, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Higley and Mr. and Mrs. Firman Heinen and Jane. The occasion marked the 25th anniversary of the Markings. MR. AND MRS. Lee Froehlich are the parents of their first child, a boy, born Feb. 24. He has been named Chad Michael and weighed 7 Ibs. 12 oz. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Davidson and Mr. and Mrs. William Besten- lehner are the grandparents. MR. AND MRS. William Sampson of Rose Hill have concluded a weeks visit with their daughter and family, the Loren Utterbacks. MR. AND MRS. Pat Murphy left last Friday for Omaha where they visited their daughters, Betty, Mr. and Mrs. William Blake \ and family and Judy. They planned on coming home Sunday but due to the snow storm which dumped thirteen inches in Omaha, they were unable to return until Wednesday. A SURPRISE coffee was held Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Fred Lupkes, in honor of her birthday. Those attending were neighbors Mrs. Melvin Sifert, Mrs. Leroy Crapser, Mrs. Paul James and Mrs. Elsie Lindeman. GUESTS SUNDAY of the Robert Richters were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaumberg and family of Garner and Mrs. Fannie Schaumberg, Elmore, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Schroeder of Britt were afternoon guests. ALGONA CDA Court 283 will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday March 2, at St. Cecelias with a 6:30 dinner and the meeting at 7:45 p.m. Sister Janet and her Home Economics students will cook the dinner and the March committee will help serve. Members of the committee are: Wilma Haupert, NinaGisch, Genevieve Goecke, Anna Geischeck- er, Regina Bode, Irene Griffin, Catherine Fisch, Janice Altman, Jane Arndorfer, Gladys Eisenbarth, Irma Barton, Bertha Thuente, Catherine Velder, Mildred Winkel, Eileen Lampright, Lenore Kinsey, Loretta Kramer, Letha Van Allen, Sarah Lallier and Leona Henry. MR. AND MRS. DonHemming- sen and Connie went to Minneapolis Friday to spend the weekend with their daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henderson and another daughter, Becky. The birthday anniversaries of Mr. Hemmingsen and Connie were observed at a family gathering. They returned home on Sunday. MRS. OLIVER BAKKEN has received word of the death Feb. 25 of her brother, Carl W, Anderson, 88, in a hospital in Seattle, Wash. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. BAPTISMAL RITES were held Sunday/ Feb. 21, in Trinity Lutheran Church for John Jason Jennings, Jr. born Feb. 7toMr.and Mrs. John Jennings. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Jans- ten, CALLERS AT the home of Ben M. Bakken in honor of his 80th birthday Feb. 22 were his sons- in-law and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Cowan and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kent, Jr., and grand-, children, Kristi and Bruce Kent. Messages were received from his granddaughter, Mrs. Robert Hall, Omaha, and great-grandchildren, Todd and Stacey Hall. Mrs. Theresa Spongberg, who makes her home with Mr. Bakken and is his sister, was also present at the gathering. MR. AND MRS: Don Hemmingsen had as guests last weekend Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Metternich of Rhinelander, Wise., the latter a cousin of Mrs. Hemmingsen. Dr. Metternich, a dentist, had recently fallen on the ice, severely injuring his back. 'He is in a cast and they were going to Yuma, Ariz, for a vacation. MR. AND MRS. Robert Hall, Stacey and Todd, Omaha, Nebr., are visiting at the parental Ken Cowan home. Mr. Hall left Sunday for Tulsa, Okla. on a business trip for his firm, Rieders, Inc., who have a Hallmark store there. From there he will go to Des Moines where his firm also has a Hallmark store and will then return to Algona Thursday to take his family back to Omaha. MRS. LaMOTT, Blue Earth, Minn., called on Mrs. Pergande at Good Samaritan Home I Wednesday. Jeffrey Bradley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis J. Bradley, celebrated his first birthday on Thursday, Feb. 25. Guests present for the occasion were his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Scherer, Tom and Mary Kae Scherer, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Buscher and children, Tommy, Kirk, Craig, Patti and Johnny. Cars Crash- Damages Minor A collision of. two vehicles last Tuesday evening on State street was reported to the Algona police. The cars were driven by Pat Downs and Jodi Raney and an estimated $120 in damages resulted to the Downs Oldsmobile and there was no damage estimate to the Raney car. A semi-trailer driven by Elmer J. Griede of Chicago backed into a parked 1969 Cadillac at 4 p.m. Tuesday on North Moore street. The Cadillac, owned by Richard Cook of Algona, had $175 damages. A Massey-Ferguson tractor owned by the City of Algona and driven by Charles E. Parsons collided with a 1968 Chevrolet driven by James R. Hoffman of Algona. The collision occurred late Wednesday morning at the intersection of Dodge and Call streets. During the heavy snow Friday afternoon, cars driven by Evelyn Mae Ruhnke of LuVerne and Leighton Misbach, Algona, collided at the intersection of Colby and East McGregor streets at 2;30 p.m. There was an estimated $350 damages to the vehicles. The Algona police investigated and no charges were filed. Pot luck At Irvington For 20th Wedding IRVINGTON - Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Walker hosted a potluck dinner at their home in Irvington Feb. 21 in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Walker who were observing their 20th wedding anniversary. Besides the Merlin Walkers and their children Judy, Jean, Doug and Don, others attending were Mrs. Violet Walker, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker, West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. Orville Holdren and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Broesder, Lone Rock; Mrs. Raymond Walker, Burt; and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Walker, Sharon and John, Algona. - o- Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Canaday were recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Schultz, Whittemore. 12 — Kossuth County Advance Monday, March 1, 1971 Whittemore Youth Named To Loras Dean's List WHITTEMORE - Kevin O'Brien, a junior at Loras College, Dubuque, was named to the Dean's List for the first semester. He earned an honor point of 3.68 out of a possible 4.00. Kevin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund O'Brien of Whittemore, and a graduate of Garrigan High school. - o FUN AND DO CLUB The Fun and Do Club met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Bernard McDonnell. Eight club members were present and Miss Mildred McDonnell was a guest for the afternoon. The members held a valentine exchange, and the afternoon was spent playing 500. High was won by Mrs. G. C. Loebach and low by Mrs. Leonard Schultz. Mrs. Theo Meier won plate prize. The March meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Martin Ostwald. - o Steve Wesselman, Pat Elbert and John Thorton were guests at the Edmund O'Brien home Friday night and Saturday to help Dan O'Brien celebrate his birthday. Mrs. Wilbur Knecht and Jo Ann visited Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Ostwald Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. George Bargman and Chris, Des Moines, are spending a few days with Mrs. Meyers parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lane went to Sioux Falls, S.D., last weekend to attend the wedding of Mr. Lane's nephew, JohnMasse- sin. Michael Thilges, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garry Thilges, was honored with a birthday party Saturday afternoon at his home. Guests were his cousins, Jay, Keith and Kathy Miller and Kristy Baker. Other guests were Mrs. Oswald Thilges, Connie and Brian, Mrs. Charles Baker, Mrs. Dennis Miller and Mrs. Ed Immerfall and Craig, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Noah Reisner and Mr. and Mrs. Will Lauck visited Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schmeling, Wednesday evening. Mickey O'Brien of Ralston, Nebr., visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. Edmund O'Brien, Dan and Francine on Sunday. Kevin O'Brien of Dubuque, who had spent the weekend with Mickey, came with her and remained until Tuesday visiting with his family. A Loras classmate, Bill Lynch of Mallard, accompanied him back to Dubuque. Doan Club To Serve As Historical Hosts DOAN - The Doan Federated club met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Mary Young. Nine members and one guest answered roll call by participating in a book loan. Mrs. Don Budlong of Titonka, the club county chairman was a guest at this meeting. Mrs. Mary Young presented a reading entitled "I Am Your Flag". Mrs. Harold Martinek read the club collect. The lesson, Our Local Author- Delia Gates was given by Mrs. Eugene Huff. Mrs. Ross Struthers presented the news flash. The group discussed the county meeting which is to be held at the Methodist church in Algona, March 30. Instead of the usual day long meeting, a 1:00 o'clock luncheon is planned this year with the business meeting and program to follow. The Doan club will be serving as hosts at the County Historical Society the third and fourth Sundays in April. At the close of this meeting a lovely lunch was served by the hostess. The group will meet at the home of Mrs. Dale Struthers in Algona March 10. - o Mrs. Martha Drager has returned following a weeks visit in the home of her daughter, Irene Drager at Spencer. Eugene Drager spent the week visiting at Burnsville, Minn., and also returned Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Hill and family of Stratford and Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Englebarts and Tina were Sunday dinner guests in the Melvin Engelbarts home. Attending the School of Instruction and Inspection for the Order of Eastern Star in Algona Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Asa, Mr. and Mrs. Robert George Patterson, Burt, Is Stroke Victim Thursday Kiess of Charles City and Mrs. Everett Steven. Mrs. Jo Ann McCallum, the District Instructor of OES was also in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kiess and Teresa of Charles City were weekend visitors in the parental Everett Steven home. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer attended dinner Sunday at the Art Hix home in honor of Dave Mix's recent return from Vietnam. Robert Kain underwent surgery at St. Ann hospital Friday and is now recuperating at home. Sunday visitors in the Fred Asa home were Dr. and Mrs. P. 0. Dorweiler of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Asa and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cunningham and Rachelle, Alan Asa and Karen Brandt. Out of town guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schumacher for the weekend were Mr. Byron Hayes of Millard, Nebr., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meyer of Perry, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Arndorfer of Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Fisher of Fairmont, Minn., Susan and Jane Wunchel of Early, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Ryan of Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Meincke of Jamaica, and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schuma of Armstrong. Other guests were from Whittemore and surrounding areas and all were here as guests at the Schumacher-Weber wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Haag of West Bend were Sunday visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cunningham and Mrs. Keith Brandt went to Waterloo this past weekend and met the plane on which Keith Brandt returned from survival training in Florida. The Cunninghams and Brandts also visited Mrs. Rea Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. George Draper and Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Iverson. Mrs. Fred Asa attended the final session of Government By the People held in Algona this week. Irvington Man Now Located In Japan Hospital IRVINGTON - Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Raney report that their son, SP/5 Jerry Raney, is now located in a hospital at Camp Zama, which is 30 miles from Tokyo, Japan. Jerry, a pharmacist, left Jan. 6 for Oakland where he spent a few days before being sent on to Japan. He now has a house rented and furnished and will be joined soon by Mrs. Raney, who is awaiting her passport and visa. She is the former Jody Chally and is presently with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Chally, Algona. Jodie is a speech therapist. Jerry had also purchased a car but reports there is not much driving for pleasure because of extremely heavy traffic. Before going to Japan, he was stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. - o BASIC TRAINING Don Canaday, who left here Feb. 17 for the service, is now in basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Don, a son of Clarence Canaday, graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College last July and he and Mrs. Canaday then moved to Spencer where he was employed. The latter part of December they returned to Algona and have been living .at the home of Mrs. Canaday's mother, Mrs. Gladys Venteicher. Don, who is an auto body repair man, has been employed at Ken's Auto Service in Algona. - o YOUTH FELLOWSHIP All members of the Irvington Youth Fellowship answered roll call at the' meeting held Feb. 17. Laurie Chamberlain had the lesson; Sherry Teeter, the devotions; and Gloria Canaday furnished the lunch. Plans were made for the Easter breakfast which they will sponsor after services Easter Sunday. - o - 57TH ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs, Leo Elmore spent Feb. 23 with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Robinson, who were observing their 57th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Elmore were recent guests at the Leo Elmore home and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elmore were guests at the Verl Elmore home, Algona, Feb. 21. - o Mr. and Mrs. John Bockes are reported to be visiting Mrs. Mary Guderian at Phoenix, Ariz., and plan to return to their home in rural LuVerne early in April Final rites for George William Patterson, 83, lifelong Burt farmer and former state senator, will be held at 2 p.m., March 1, at the Burt Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Russell Markkula officiating. Burial will be in the Burt township cemetery, with Garry Funeral Home of Bancroft in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers are Paul Hasse, Ed Smith, Jr., Russell Parsons, Francis Torine, Dr. A. W. Lichter and Lawrence Chipman. Honorary pallbearers are Albert Hasse, Alfred Schenck, L. E. Linnan, H. E. Rachut, William Batt, Sr., Bernard Leeper, Russell Waller, Ray McWhorter, L. J. Fairbanks, E. R. Woltz, Arthur Weiland, and Sumner Parsons. Mr. Patterson died late Thursday afternoon at St. Ann Hospital where he had been a patient for about three weeks following a stroke. He was born at Burt on Sept. 4, 1887, the son of George and Elizabeth MacKay Patterson and lived his entire life at Burt, graduating from high school there with the class of 1905. He also held a B.S. degree in agriculture from Iowa State University in Ames. On Dec. 28, 1913, he was married to Eva Stensrud at Lake Mills, Iowa. She survives, as do two sons, Donald of Burt, and Kenneth of Swea City, and one daughter, Virginia, Mrs. James Appleyard of Saratoga, .Calif., and nine grandchildren. One brother, Howard Patterson of Missoula, Mont., and one sister, Mrs. Mary Dowd Zigrang of Los Angeles. Mr. Patterson was very active in local, state and national politics his entire life, serving in the State House of Representatives in Des Moines from 1923 to 1929. He served his district as state senator from 1929 to 1937. He also served as a member of the State Appeal Board of the Selective Service System from 1939 to March 31, 1947. He was also very active in local and civic activities and served as a director of the Burt Savings Bank from its inception. He was also an honorary vice president of the bank. He was always vigorous in his support of agricultural roles in national economy, and he maintained an active interest in extensive farming and ranching operations with his sons in Iowa and Montana as well as in state and national politics until his illness struck three weeks ago. The family prefers that if any memorials be given they be made to the Burt Presbyterian Church of which he was a lifelong member. Ottosen Folks Are Weekend Illinois Visitors OTTOSEN - Miss Margaret Holt and Mrs. Loren Daniel accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Lee Holt of Spencer to Illinois over the weekend. They visited at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Donald Wehrspann. The Holts went on to visit at the home of their daughter Mr. and Mrs. Richard Vander Woody of Elk Grove, HI. They also attended the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Johnson at Sandwich, 111. Sunday, -o- Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson entertained eleven couples at a 500 card party Sunday. Mrs. James Jacobson had high score for women and Mrs. Allan Wehr- spann low. Dean Telford had high for men and Eugene Struthers low. Mrs. Ralph Jacobson had travel. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brodale were Thursday visitors at the John Larson home at Hardy. They celebrated the birthday belatedly, of Ingrid Larson who was ten. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Alme attended services Sunday at the Lutheran Church at Whittemore after which they were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz of Whittemore at Stub's Cafe at Spencer. They were celebrating Debbie Schultz 18thbirth- day. > The afternoon was spent visiting at the Schultz home. Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler and family visited Mr. and Mrs. John Larson of Hardy Sunday. Mrs. Paul Espinosa and Paul Espinosa Jr. of Mason City visited Miss Margaret Holt and Mrs. Loran Daniel Wednesday. Mrs. Earl Olson has had the following callers during the week, Mrs. Marlyn Pflibsen of Bode, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Benjamin of Bradgate, Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Enockson, Mrs. Donald Larson and'Mrs. Olianna Vinaas. Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Worster were Sunday visitors at the Richard Bakken home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zeman were weekend guests of their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Mike Aabey of Omaha, Nebr. Ronald Jones of Omaha, Nebr., visited Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Jones Wednesday. The men are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zinnel visited Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Zinnel of Cylinder Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Knudsen and Dale Rhodes of Dakota City visited at the Erling Malmin home Sunday. Mrs. Louis Jacobson and Becky and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zinnel were Tuesday visitors at the Richard Krause home at LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem were Monday visitors at the Earl Long home. They celebrated Mrs. Longs birthday which was Feb. 14 and Mrs. Watnems which was Feb. 15. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Oppedahl and daughters visited Mr, and Mrs. Bjorne Oppedahl of Ft. Dodge Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin were Wednesday coffee guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Seifklns of Gilmore City. Wait for it.°.. Watch for it.. $35,000°° STOCK LIQUIDATION WAREHOUSE SALE! - COMING SOON - It'll be worth waiting for Coast-to-Coast 1 2 block north of Main Coast To Coast Store on North Dodge in Algona Retain On High 6iade Stock Issues Me ON ANY AMOUNT .NVESTED. Home Federal O/ Home Federal / J CERTIFICATES $10,000.00. of Stot. * Hdrlan

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