Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 22, 1971 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 22, 1971
Page 11
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Former Fareway Employee Killed In Airplane Crash A former employee of the Algona Fareway store, Robert Graybill, 35, was killed in an airplane crash five miles northwest of Boone Saturday afternoon. The crash occurred near the Des Moines river there and is believed to have been caused by the plane hitting highline wires. Also killed in the crash was James Belluci, 19, of Boone. the plane was equipped with dual controls and it is not known which of the two was flying the plane. Funeral .services for Graybill were held,Tuesday at the Boone Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and four sons, Alan, Bruce, Michael and David. His parents, a brother and a sister live at Ft. Dodge. Mr. Graybill was employed at the Fareway store meat department lor several years during the 1,960's, about 1964 and 1965. He went from here toDes Moines where he was a private pilot for a contractor there and later moved to Boone where he established music stores known as Sounds, Inc. at Boone and Ames. He was also a flight instructor at Iowa State University and was honored last year as the "Most Outstanding Flight Instructor" in Iowa. He was president of the Iowa Flight Instructors Association and commander of the Iowa Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. ST. JOE Ex-lrvington Lady Receives College Honors IRVINGTON - Tack, Buena Vista College paper, in its March 5th issue, had a list of 53 students making the President's list and Mrs. Phyllis Struthers name was included with an average of 4. Students on the list had an average of 3.8 or higher for the Fall semester 1970-71. Mrs. Struthers and children formerly lived in this area and later in Algona, before moving to Emmetsburg, where she attended the Junior College before entering Buena Vista. Last January Mrs. Struthers was a teacher's aid in East Elementary School in Storm Lake, for her independent study. The eldest son Fred is graduating this Spring and is presently studying his part in the class play. The son Phillip received 2nd in sectional wrestling, his first year, in spite of being unable to practice for three weeks while a cracked shoulder bone was healing. The daughters Felicia, Starr and Shelia are all well and busy with their own projects which their mother describes as Girl Scouts, football with the neighborhood gang, and piano lessons respectively. RETURNS HOME Mrs. Harold Reding arrived by plane Saturday from Colorado Springs, Colo., where she had been visiting for two weeks with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gedley, Lee and Aaron. While there she attended the conference for managers of Field Enterprise Education Corp. held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. En- route home she stopped to visit with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Chicoine and David of Jefferson, .So. Dak., returning here with them:; ' Who, What, Where, Why, When, How? .. . Read the Algona Newspapers and you'll know. Only $6 annually for county residents. -. 0 - BIRTHDAY OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Coleman, Irvington, and Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Potter, Algona, spent the weekend of March 13th with the Kenneth Potters at Ackley, for the birthday of Loren Potter, 12. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Toby Eastman, Independence. Toby's mother, Mrs. A. J. Eastman of Britt, known to many here, is a patient at the Britt Hospital suffering from pneumonia. - o - $92 : BJEAIIT FUND,,,, given to the Heart Fund in this township. - o - CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY Mr. and Mrs. Duane Burnett and family, Rudd, and the Stanley Sorensens, Algona, were dinner guests at the Tony Sorensen home March 7th for an early observance of Tony's birthday. The actual birthday date was March 17th. - o- CHECK UP Francis MetzenofWhittemore, injured in an accident Nov. 29 of last year, will return to Park Hospital at Mason City, for a checkup March 24. There is a possibility that the cast he still wears on one leg will be removed and replaced with a walking cast. - o - HIP SURGERY Mr. and Mrs.Sumner Parsons, Burt, were taken to Rochester, Minn., recently byMrs. Parson's sister and husband Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hanna, also of the Burt area. Sumner, who suffers from severe joint problems in his right hip had examinations and was scheduled for surgery today" (March 22). It is reported that surgeons plan to remove the old joint and replace it with a different one. Sumner has been in pain much of the time for many months and often had to go on crutches. Mrs. Hanna is also suffering from similar problems having broken her hip some years ago. If Mr. Parson's surgery is successful, she is contemplating having the same surgery done. The Parsons lived in the Irvington area many years ago. - o - BIRTHDAY DINNER Dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Chamberlain and family, Algona, on March 14 for Merle's birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Christensen, Humboldt; Leoma Ketchum and Terry Chamberlain, Emmetsburg. - o - BRIDAL SHOWER Mrs. William Becker of this area and her sister, Mrs. Art Ziemet, Armstrong, were at Waldorf, Minn., March 13, attending a bridal shower for Mary Stumpf. Miss Stumpf will marry a nephew of the women. Paul Bernhard Vice President On Iowa Board mah for Irvington township for the Heart Fund Drive, reports that over $92 was collected. This is the second highest amount ever . ••• *• fct.rf.Vl': ' ' •*• TV?,* IN-SERVICE .<V- '•••' " Pvt. Donald L. Canaday is now at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and his address is E.I. 483684517, Co. B. 1st Battalion - 3rd - Paul Bernhard of Bancroft was elected Vice President of the Iowa Pork Producers at their annual meeting in Des Moines on March 2. Mr. Bernhard had served as a director on the Iowa board for the past three years. He was Kossuth County Pork Producers president in 1970, and served as a director for six years. He is a past secretary-treasurer, a post he held for two years. Mr. Bernhard, 42, engages in large pork raising operations yearly, farrowing some 300 to 350 sows, and farms 280 acres of land 8 miles west of Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Bernhard, (the former Ersel Bierle of Lone Rock) are parents of 11 children. They have resided in Bancroft since 1967, when they completed a new home. Their oldest daughter, Jo Ann is employed in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Brigade, Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. 65473. - o - PRE-NUPTIAL SHOWER Mrs. Alex Eischen, St. Benedict, Mrs. Henry pfeffer and 'Mrs. Robert Eischen, both of this area, attended a pre-nuptial shower Sunday March 14, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Reding in honor of Miss Judy Weins of Charles City, bride-to- be of Ronald Bormann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bormann, Algona. Ronald is a brother of Mrs. Reding. The couple will be married Saturday April 3rd at Charles City. - o - Sunday March 7 visitors at • homeifof Mrs. Florence Colwi and toother Claude Fowler^ii vington, were Mr. and Mis". A'T Larson from Geneva, la. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arndorfer and son and daughter, Tim and LuAnn, drove to Sheffield, Sunday March 14, where they visited at the home of their son-in law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Rqper Hayungs and family. The Hayungs family moved recently to Sheffield from Tipton, la. Guests at the Chester Smith home, Bancroft, March 14 were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gattonand Donald, Titonka; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gatton, Rutland and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Olson andSher- ri. The Durwood St. Johns, Algona, were visitors at the Olson home March 12. Albert Leigh, Thompson, and Simeon Leigh of the Irvington area, were at Winnebago, Minn., March 12, visiting Simeon's sister, Mrs. Letitia Gray andabro- ther, William, who is still in the extended care unit of the hospital because of a heart condition. Former Algernon Dies; Rites At Ringsted Vivan Potter Berdahl, 61, Ellsworth, Iowa and former Al- gonan, died Tuesday, March 16, in Bethesda General Hospital at Fort Dodge. She had been ill for some time. Mrs. Berdahlwasthe daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Potter of Algona, and sister of Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Schoby of Algona. Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. Friday in the Reese-Henry Funeral Home at Ringsted. Three daughters and two sons survive, as well as Mrs. Schoby and another sister, Audrey, Mrs. Emory Kooker of Ellsworth and two brothers, D wight of Emmetsburg and Richard, Kandyohi, Minn. She had four grandchildren. SOMETHING TO BUY, SELL OR RENT? ADVERTISE RIGHT HERE Has Hip Surgery LIVERMORE - Mrs. Ruby Holmes underwent major surgery at Bethesda General Hospital in Ft. Dodge Thursday where she had been a patient for a week following a fall at her home. A silver plate was put in the hip joint which she had broken in a fall about a year and a half ago. She is progressing satisfactorily. "Range Hand" Mrs. Harold (Marg) Peterson, 65 of Liscomb, has been riding round up since a small girl. Her last ride on the range checking the Peterson Hereford herd in Hardin county was earlier this month before selling their cattle. Marg began riding the range when she and her husband moved to their farm in 1942. Kossuto County Advance - 11 Mo^ay, March 22, 1971 There are about 6 million tractors on Ameucan farms today. l/*'? 8 Answer: FAST, EFFICIENT GARBAGE PICKUP! : DIAMOND'S Wolverine Boot Headquarters For Northwest Iowa. Why Pay More For Less - Check These Big Advantages: / Low Rates * No Extra Charges No Limit On Containers y Subscription Service Available Subscription rate — once a week residential pickup — $15 for six months. This amounts to one free month. Make Economical Arrangements Now With B-Gone Disposal Service R.R. 1, Box 161 Algona 295-3092 after 6 p.m. Truckload Sale of BOBCAT Loaders! \,\ • Now is the time for the year's best buy in BOBCATS! Introductory prices on the top selling loader in America. -WORK! WHAT DO YOU FEED A BOBCAT ? If you haven't heard about the Bobcats yet—you will. We're proud to be the new dealers for this compact, versatile, 4-wheel drive performer in this area. Put a Bobcat on the farm, or on a construction site, then watch the fur fly! This BOBCAT feeds on work. The more you give it, the better it likes it. Don't take our word for it, make us prove it with a free demonstration, soon! We're With No. 1 - Shouldn't You Be? * Bobcat Sales Cover 85% of the 4 WD Loader market . . . * Bobcats Rank Number One For Resale Value . . . FACTORY TRAINED MECHANICS -COMPLETE PARTS AVAILABLE Joe Bradley Equipment 116 South Thorington Algona, Iowa Phone 295-2421 See them on our lot directly across from the Courthouse on State Street.

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