Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 24, 1971 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, May 24, 1971
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Ed Roepke, 61, Ex-Pioneer Man Here, Dies A former Algona man, Ed Roepke, 61, of Toledo, Iowa, died Sunday In a Rochester, Minn. hospital after a lengthy illness. He had been hospitalized intermittently during the past year and had been transferred from the Marshalltown hospital several days before. Funeral services for him were held Thursday at fama, Iowa with burial there. He was employed as a maintenance engineer for the Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co. for 27 years, transferring to Toledo from Algona in 1957 after living here a number of years. He resigned three years ago when his health started to fail. He was born Sept. 14, 1909 at Livermore and was married to Leona Steil. Surviving besides his wife; his mother, Mrs. Clydie Roepke, of Algona; two sisters; six daughters, Doris, Mrs. Larry Lee of Portland, Ore.; Maureen, Mrs. Melvin Storm, Faribault, Minn.; Clara, Mrs. Norman Buresh, Carroll; June, Mrs. Roger Anderson of Webster City; Jenet, Mrs. Jim Patten of Brooklyn, and Kathy at home. There are also 21 grandchildren. Correction Credit was incorrectly given to Mrs. Jerry Nydegger for the story published in last Thursday's Upper Des Moines about the trip taken by the Burt seniors. A Hurt student, Franklin Becker, had written the story. SUBSCRIBE TO THE OFFICIAL COUNTY NEWSPAPERS. Guest Speaker Kirk Hayes, C.P.C.U., was featured speaker at the Tuesday afternoon, May 18, session of the 93rd annual Missouri Pharmaceutical convention held this past week in Kansas City. Professional liability insurance was the subject of the talk entitled "What Will Your Error Cost?" Mr. Hayes is vice president and a director of Druggists Mutual Insurance Co., the only mutual insurance company in the country specializing on drug store insurance. Yerle Vincent, Ex-Algonan, Dies In California Word was received last Thursday by Mr. and Mrs. Don clap- saddle, Sr., ofthedeathatLaguna Hills, calif., of the former's uncle Verle Vincent, on May 20. He would have been 79 years old next month. Well remembered here by older Algonans, he was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Vincent and was graduated from Algona high school and studied law for a time. Funeral services for him were held on Friday morning at Rose Hill Memorial park with burial at Whittier where he had lived for many years. Mr. Vincent is survived by his wife, the former Theresa, (Trix) Peril, of Whittemore who clerked at the Chrischilles Store prior to their marriage in 1927. There are also two sisters: Norrine Lawrence, Cedar Rapids, who with her husband Orrie, had visited her brother only a few weeks ago, and Mrs. Jane Buck of Peoria, m., who has been with the Vincents the past month. The deceased was a Veteran Carpet "Party-Clean" Without Wetting If March weather and muddy feet have soiled your carpeting, it's wise to K'ive it some attention now. We recommend H.OST, the new method of cleaning carpets without wetting. Use carpet immediately after cleaning. Itent HOST Electric Up- Brush. It's easy. Clean walk-areas — only $5.95. Plus $1 per day for use of " ' "' READ'S FURNITURE Phone 295-2216 Algona, Iowa "ENDS^EDNESD™"! SHOWS: 7:00 & 9:00 NO ONE UNDER 17 NOMINATION FOR BEST ACTRESS Decs her anger at a domineering husband justify a wife's taking a lover? CARRIE SNODGRESS diary of a mad housewife n<o» Thit wlft wit rfr/nn ta find eutl a frank perry film ^ STARLITE DRIVE-IN THEATRE STARTS WEDNESDAY "THE STUDENT NURSES" PLUS "BLOODY MAMA" Induct Third Graduate Member The National Honor Society inducted its third graduate member in its 12-year history at AHS (note clock symbolism) In a ceremony at the school Thursday. Richard D. Palmer (left), an instructor at AHS, is the 1971 graduate honoree. Joe Lynch (center), Algona attorney, was inducted last year. Kirk Hayes, an officer of Druggists Mutual Insurance Co. of Algona and president of the Algona Industrial Development Corp., was the first graduate member and was initiated in 1969. (Algona Publishing Co. photo) of World War I, going to Camp Dodge for processing following enlistment in the Army. While there he had Spanish influenza and his local buddies remember how they carried him from barracks to the hospital on a stretcher when he became dangerously ill with pneumonia. Guest Day At Plum Creek Club May 12 PLUM CREEK - The Plum '.Creek Woman's, Club met May 12 at the home of Mrs. Mike Schmit. Mrs. Schmit was assisted by Mrs. Willis Etherington. This meeting was the annual guest day and was attended by fourteen members and four guests. Mrs. Floyd Bode presented each person with a tulip. Mrs. Ehrin Ruhnke read a poem about tulips. Roll call was answered by each person giving their full name. A group picture was taken for the county atlas being published and a $5.00 donation was made to the American Field Service. The program for the day consisted of several members presentations. Mrs. Ronald Gardner told about the bus trip to the Pella Tulip Festival. Mrs. Claude Seely gave a reading entitled "Monkey's Viewpoint". Mrs. Floyd Bode led the group in a quiz on songs. A reading about friends was given by Mrs. Hollis Benschoter. The program was concluded with Mrs. Harvey Jergenson's reading on summer vacations. A lovely lunch was served by the hostess. The groups next meeting will be June 9 when they visit and entertain residents at the Kossuth County Home, -o- Mrs. Dale Struthers served as hostess for the Doan W. S. C. S. in her home Thursday, May 13. Twelve members and two guests, Mrs. Fern Young and Mrs. Henry Mertz attended. Mrs. Gerald Bahling led the group in worship. Mrs. U6 Buffington gave the lesson and was assisted by Mrs. Tom Ellefson, Mrs. Bradford Buffington, Mrs. Paul Hansen and Mrs. Mary Young. A lovely lunch was served by the hostess. Plans for the next meeting are indefinite at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ellefson and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ellefson enjoyed fishing at Clear Lake Sunday. Mrs. Tom Ellefson was a Monday afternoon visitor in the .John Hanselman home. ', ' Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bode and Dr. and Mrs. Marcus Berg and Aaron of Fairmont, Minn., attended the Spring Choral Concert at • the College of St. Teresa in Winona, Minn. Sunday. Patrice Bode, daughter of the Roland Bode's was one of the participants in the concert. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kain traveled to Augusta, Wis., Saturday to attend the wedding of a niece Gwendolyn Nauman. Miss Nauman is the daughter .of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Nauman, former Bancroft residents. The wedding took place in the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church at Augusta Saturday and the Kains returned home Sunday. The Doan Federated Woman's Club will meet Wednesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Willis Klaus. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hansen, Cheri and Debbie attended the Spring Musical Concert at Iowa Lakes Community College Sunday in Estherville. Michael Hansen was a participant in the program. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Beenken of Titonka and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Petersen and Tara were Friday evening visitors in the home pf the Amand Dangelser's. Marcia Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Miller is spending a week in the parental home for a semester break from her studies at Iowa Methodist school of nursing in Des Moines. weafos . TITONKA I I By Mrs. Alfred Boade § WREATHS GARDEN PUNTS BEDDING PLANTS CUT FLOWERS MUMS PLANTER BOXES - CALL 5-2584 Algona Greenhouses Visit Our Gronhouw Op«n Evenings Algona - WATER SAMPLING The Titonka Chapter of the FFA will be taking water samples of wells around the area. If you are interested in having your well tested for nitrates and bacteria, please contact an FFA member. Cost of testing the water will be $5, and samples will be sent to Iowa City Laboratories for testing results. f . o- Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Boekelman went Jo the Robert Weaver home in Buffalo Center Monday evening and helped their granddaughter, Debbie, celebrate her 13th birthday. Mrs. Tom Forburger and Mrs. Alice Forburger, former residents of Titonka, and Mrs. Mag- daline Bleich visited Thursday and also Sunday in the home of Louis and Mary Osterreicher. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Boekelman visited in the David Boekelman home, Lakota, Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Evans, Buffalo Center, where also visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Engstrom and grandson, Timothy, Lake City, and Mrs. Lillian Graham were Sunday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Speicher. Anton Kardoes was taken Saturday to the Americana Home in Mason city from the Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient and will receive further therapy. Sunday a gathering was held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warner Smidt in honor of the graduation of Michael Ubben, Bonnie Giesking and Warner Smidt, Jr. from Titonka School. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ubbe Ubben and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ubben and family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Giesking andfam- ily, Mrs. Johanna Ubben, all Titonka, Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Underbakke and family, Kiester, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. John Ubben and family, Buffalo Center; Mr. and Mrs. Verlyn Ubben, Lakota; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ubben, Wesley. Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs, Alvin Hopkes entertained guests in honor of their daughter, Beverly's graduation. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Bruns and family, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bruns and family, Mrs. Irvin Beenken and Lola, Mr. and Mrs. Ubbe Ubben and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ubben and family, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Ricklefs and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Pannkuk and Sherry, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Phelps and boys, Rev. and Mrs. John Janssen and Debbie, Lois Woods, Des Moines, Marilyn Hopkes, Cedar Falls. Mr. andMrs.EldonRike,Ames were weekend visitors in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Rike. 111 M i m imfwfiffifHimniiiHinnifiiiinnTn i imi 1111 n 11 HI I LuVERNE By Audrey DeNio TOUR LUVERNE HOME The Titonka Women's Club met' Saturday afternoon and 13 members went to LuVerne and toured the Jim Mallory home. Mrs. Mallory told about why her home was built as it was and how they filled the home with different <: things they had purchased during the year. The group then returned to the Kountry Kitchen for refreshments with Mrs. Betty Gartner, Mrs. Ethel Downs, Mrs. Mary Budlong and Mrs. Marie Orthel hostesses. The next meeting of the club will be held at the home of Mrs. June Sparks with a May breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 27. Roll call will be answered by "the program I found most interesting this year." - o - SURPRISE PARTY Mrs. William Welhousen was pleasantly surprised Saturday evening when her children and families came to help her celebrate her 86th birthday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schutjer, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Eden and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beenken, Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bode and family, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Pearson and family, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. John Boehm and Tammy, Clear Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Evert Sleper, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sleper and Jeriann, Mrs. Viona Welhousen and Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Welhousen and Mrs. Tena Radmaker, Titonka. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dirksen and Etta Reibsamen. - o Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gartner, Mrs. Diane Underwood, Mrs. Mary Budlong and Kevin Brandt were Sunday evening lunch guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Budlong following baccalaureate services. Mrs. Mar; Oesterreicher recently returned home from the Memorial Hospital in MasonCity following a two weeks' stay there and is now at home convalescing until the first part of June. Over 100 At Reception For Portland Grad PORTLAND - Over one hundred relatives and friends attended the graduation and reception Monday evening for Franklin Becker in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker of Burt. Mrs. Harold Becker poured, Miss Nancy Becker served punch and Mrs. Roscoe Maw- dlsey, Jr. also assisted with the serving. Grandparents Mr. Ray McWhorter and Mrs. Martin Becker, Linda Becker and three student nurse friends'-of Des Moines and Mrs. Robert Collect of Engelwood, Colo, also attended. Mrs. Collett accompanied the In appreciation . .. Of Harm Helmers 77th birthday and his 36 years employment with United Building Center of Algona having an ... we are THURSDAY, MAY 27 8:30 A.M. til 4:30 P.M. UBC would like to thank Harm for his devoted and loyal service to the company. Harm began work for Botsford's Lumberyard in 1935 when they were located on W. State and Hall Streets. Harm worked hauling coal every hour on the 10 hours a day. Today he and his dog Rex, aside from their usual warehouse duties, help to keep everyone busy and in good spirits. r* UBC Invites .everyone to stop out for coffee and cookies on Thursday, May 27. •••^^•^••••^•^ BC UNITED BUILDING CENTER S. PHILLIPS ST. AIGONA, IOWA girls to Des Moines where she took a plane for her home in Colorado. I TITONKA I ef . g? 1 By Mrs. Alfred Boade I John Wood and his mother, Mrs. Lillian Bestenlehner, former residents of Titonka and Kossuth County Advance - 7 ^Monday, May 24, 1971 Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bleich and family, Spencer, were Sunday visitors in the home of Mary and Louis Oesterreicher. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ricfc- lefs, LaSalle, m., were weekend visitors in the parental William Ricklefs home. Mrs. Shirley Ricklefs, Algona, was also a Friday visitor in the Ricklefs home. LINDSAY call your IINOY dealer SALT rM MCiuDtmc WMM sontNim mi DELIVERY FOR ANY MAKE WATER SOFTENER. ALGONA DELIVERY DAILY. RURAL DELIVERY WEEKLY. CALL 295-3755 ..... LINDSAY SOFT WATER .020 SOUTH PHILLIPS ST. ALGONA.- IOWA DRESSES - JR. & MISSES SIZES 30% to 50% OFF CO-ORDINATED SPORTSWEAR 30% to 50% OFF PANT SUITS - JR. & MISSES SIZES 30% to 50% OFF Girls' Jeans - SIZES 5 TO 15 - - REG. $9 TO $13 50% OFF BLOUSES - SIZES 30 TO 38 40%-50% off SAVE NOW! PRE- HOLIDAY SAVINGS RAIN & SHINE COATS 50% OFF PANTY HOSE - REG. $2.00 - M.49 SHOP ALGONA MONDAY NIOHTSI SHEAKLEY'S Algona, Iowa

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