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

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, June 7, 1971
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Irvington Cemetery Nearly 100 Years Old IRVINGTON - As is customary, the Irvington cemetery was visited by many people over the Memorial Day weekend, some coming from quite a distance to decorate graves and linger for a visit with former neighbors and friends. All of them express appreciation at the well kept appearance and the natural beauty. A history of the town of Irvington, written for the Kossuth County Centennial in 1954 describes it this way "Laurel Hill Cemetery is beautifully located on high ground with good drainage, the Des Moines River and Timberland forming a background at the west. The late Warren Laird, Algona undertaker, often remarked that it was one of the best locations for a cemetery he had ever seen". The Cemetery Association was organized June 26th 1875, when a group of prominent men became concerned as there was no official place to bury and graves were being made at various places around the countryside. First officers were President A. M. Johnson, grandfather of the late L. A. Johnson of this vicinity and Algona; Vice Pres.- David Sample, father of the late Grant Sample, also of this vicinity, and later of Algona; and Secretary - Treasurer, G. M. Parsons, father of the late Morris Parsons of Irvington and Algona. The acreage was purchased from Mrs. Nancy Wright, owner of the farm where the Eugene Lemkees now live. There were 36 charter members and a constitution of 16articleswas adopt- SALUTING DAIRY MONTH WITH ICE CREAM ... TUES. THRU SAT., JUNE 8-12 25' CONES 19° Chocolate, Vanilla, Daily Special Flavor COLWELL'S Dairy Creme S. Phillips St. Algona Here's To Your I.Q*, \lr. Dairy Farmer! * Insurance Quotient By doing so many things so well, you show your genius rating. Now, be sure about your Insurance Quotient, too. We offer complete coverall and counsel for your herd, your farm, your Home and your personal estate. W& £atu&, We, Sewt Dotoy Fanm&H KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSN. 119 N. Dodge St. Algona, Iowa Lola Scuffman, Sec. l<|ai»' W- prtrr-tf?r-i jtlujiyf (lalis I < 111 H V^w;JtSJ ed. In 1916 a new fence was purchased and the Irvington Presbyterian Aid Society donated the, north gate. The cemetery as yet had no official name and it was left up to the Aid Society to choose one. The late Mrs. Omer deary suggested, "Laurel Hill". Harry Ward, Algona has been secretary-treasurer and custodian for many years and all who are involved in anyway with the Irvington cemetery appreciate his work in keeping it beautiful, which goes far beyond the call of duty, -o- RECENT VISITOR Matt Zittritsch, Denver, Colo., was a caller at the Kenneth Roneys recently. Matt has been in Algona, for a few weeks visiting his brother Tony, a patient at St. Ann hospital and sisters Mrs. Hugh Post and Mrs. Thresa Kelley. Two other sisters, Mrs. G. D. McMurray and Ellen Zitt- ritsch live at Glendale, Calif., and Gardenia, Calif., respectively, one other brother, Theodore, lives in Detroit* Several other brothers and sisters are deceased as are the parents Antone and Mary Zittritsch. Matt, along with his brothers and sisters grew up in Algona, and spent the greater part of his adult life in Highway and Airport construction work. He was employed by the Western contracting Corp., of Sioux City for 25 years. In 1962 he was in Denver working on the Stapleton Airport and he and Mrs. Zittritsch liked the area so much they decided to make Denver their home. Mrs. Zittritsch died in 1969 and he retired last year, -o- Mr. and Mrs. Lyb Raney drove to Ames June 4 to attend graduation ceremonies at the University of Northern Iowa where Mr. and Mrs. Philip Clausen each received degrees. Mrs. Clausen, the former Jane Raney who finished last November, received Delores Hammer Weds Kenneth Meyer May 24 Delores M. Hammer and Kenneth W. Meyer, both of Algona, were married May 24th in St. Cecelia's Catholic Church. Monsignor L. J. Hoffman officiated at the double ring ceremony at seven o'clock in the evening. Doreen R. Thilges, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor and the groom was attended by Harvey D. Godden. Following a honeymoon trip to the Lake of the Ozarks, the bride and groom are at home at 107 So. Harlan Street in Algona. Mrs. Meyer is employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. and her husband is owner and operator of the Algona Bowling Lanes. Parents of the couple are Mrs. John Hammer and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Meyer, both of Algona. (Photo by Glenn's Studio) her B. A. degree in English and Business Education and Mr. Clausen received his Master's degree in history. The couple plan to live at Knoxville. Attending a reception for Linda Whltcher following graduation Dairy Queen JUNE , ,«!l|S,,, ,, DAIRY MONTH WE INVITE YOU TO STOP IN AND HELP US CELEBRATE IT WITH AN OLD FASHIONED SODA REG. 50c 4O REG. 40c SODA NOW 30 <»Qt**««at.•..•••••.* —mnnjuinnj WEDNESDAY ONLY. JUNE 9 JERGENSON'S DOWNTOWN DAIRY QUEEN ALGONA, IOWA from the Algona high school May 25 at the Russell Canaday home, Algona were Mr.'and Mrs.Erwin Schmeling and the Eugene Schme- lings, Cylinder; the Richard Rienharts, Fort Dodge; the James Schultz family, Whittemore; John Jennings, Sexton; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wickwire and the Clarence Canadays, Irvington; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Gregson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Spear and Debbie, Mrs. Clara Schultz, Mrs. Steve Wickliff, the Steve Canadays and Dan Menneke all of Algona. A dinner for Linda was held at the Clarence Canadays May 30 and guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ross Whitcher, John Light, the Ralph Whitchers, the Howard Whichters, Mrs. Vern Wagner and family, who were also-Saturday overnight guests, Mr', and Mrs. James Schmelzer all of West Union; the Ralph Grays and the Alvin Tragoros, of Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Powell, Strawberry Point; Mr. and Mrs. James Schultz, Whittemore; the Steve Canadays and the Russell Canadays, Algona. Afternoon and evening visitors were, the Eugene Schmelings, and the Erwin Schmelings, of Cylinder; and the Howard Ches- lings, Fort Dodge. May 29 supper guests at the Clarence Cana- days were Mr. and Mrs. Wojise, Minneapolis, Minn. Attending a family reunion at the Herbert Ziesman home May 30 were Mr. and Mrs. Don Summers, Mr. Martin Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Vuetlau all of Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Busse and Mr. and Mrs. Don Brown and family, Manson; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Quade and family and the Donald Hartzler family, Knierim; Mr. Daniel Vuetlau and family, Havelock; Mrs. Eunice Vuetlau, Dakota City; Mrs. RoseMary Vuetlau, Hum- ALGONA, IOWA a time to say ("THANK YOU 2^ To the dairy farmers of this area, whom we know as friends, neighbors and customers, we say "Thank You" ... for supplying all of us with the health-giving nutrition and delicious flavor of dairy products ... for building farm income, improving business and boosting our local economy. Thank you, too, f9r the opportunity of serving you. We're ready.., with complete banking services for all your financial needs. SEE US F6R • Farm Loans • Personal Loans • Checking Accounts • Savings Accounts Improvement Loans "ALGONA'S FRIENDLY PROGRESSIVE BANK" The SECURITY STATE BANK WITH OFFICE IN LuVERNE JUNE IS DAIRY MONTH FROM THE DISTRIBUTERS OF CARNATION DAIRY PRODUCTS LONG'S DAIRY PHONE 295-2254 boldt; Mrs. Edna Danielson and Bruce, Algona and the Otto Schi- pulls. Visitors at the Gerald Hanson home May 28 were capt. and Mrs. Ted Finley and girls from Dover, Delaware. The Capt. is a brother of Mrs. Hanson. On Sunday, May 30 the fed Fin- leys, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Finley and Ginger, Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.christensen.Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Don Diers, Titonka; and the Gerald Hansons had a family picnic at Smith Lake. A family dinner honoring the 75th birthday of Mrs. Frank Miller, Bradenton, Fla., was held at the home of Mrs. Nan Parker, Algona, June 6. Attending besides Mrs. Miller were, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mitchell and daughter, xenia, Ohio; the Robert Blacks and the Earl Loss family. Mrs. Miller, grandmother of Mrs. Loss, Mrs. Parker and Mr. Mitchell recently drove her own car from Florida. She will be i* June 13th. Mrs. Mitchell h Koisuth County Advance - 7 Monday, June 7, 1971 been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Black for over a week and Mr. Mitchell came to take her home and also to see •his grandmother. Memorial Day dinner guests Monday at the home of his brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Robert Black and family, were pastor and Mrs. Ray M. Richardson and family from Waverly. EVERY BODYS HAPPIER WHEN SHE'S Contented... The dairy cow produces more, the dairy farmer gets a better profit and delicious dairy foods are more abundantly available at thrifty prices, thanks »o tanks, properly heated. LP-Gas heaters keep stock tank water rightly wormed during cold weather. Pays off in lower feed consumption, higher milk production I Congratulations, Dairy Farmers. For efficient heat and power, all around the dairy farm and in the home, count on us for your L.P. gas, gasoline and fuel oil needs. -• **$> ^ VIKING OIL CO. NORTH MAIN ALGONA It's iTuneJOairyHfltonth and Great summer eating begins with dairy foods. IOWA DAIRY ASSOCIATION ty Month SALUTING THE DAIRY FARMERS AND THE DAIRY INDUSTRY OF KOSSUTH COUNTY! We honor those men of our area involved in Dairy Production during Dairy Month. "At the time and temperature corner," Sowo State Bank AyU«k-« c ni r " A| 9° na '» loeallyManaa«d Sank" .. Members F.D.I.C. Algona, Iowa

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