Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 28, 1971 · Page 18
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, June 28, 1971
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Linda Sue Kracht Wed To Ronald Geerdes June 19 SENECA - In a beautiful candlelit ceremony, Saturday evening, June 19, Linda Sue Kracht, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Kracht, and Ronald Gene Geerdes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Geerdes, Swea City, were united in marriage. The double ring ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Rex Spicer at 7 o'clock at the St. John Lutheran Church at Fenton before an altar decorated with arrangements of blue and white gladioli and mums. The bride was escorted to the altar by her uncle Leo Schmidt, rural Lone Rock. The bride had as her maid of honor a close friend, Miss Jan Mickelson, of Mankato, Minn. Bridesmaids were Anna Menz, rural Fenton, and Sharon Geerdes, Swea City, sister of the groom. Miss Karen Rubiano of Delavan, Wise., was the junior bridesmaid. Attending the. groom as best man was a friend Tom Antoine, Bancroft. Groomsmen were James Sullivan, rural Armstrong, and Roger Sanders of Fairmont, Minn. Carl Priebe, Fenton, and Harvey Works Jr., Swea City, served as ushers and candlelighters. Miss Rennae Votteler of rural Bancroft was organist and for the processional played the Marche Nuptiale. She also accompanied the soloist, Pam Sanders of Fairmont as she sang, "We've Only Just Begun" and "The Lord's Prayer". Ann Fortney Ohrtman served as the bride's personal attendant. The guests were registered by Sandy Sullivan. The groom's grandmother, Mrs. William Sanders, a former Senecan, now a resident at the Methodist Rest Home in Fairmont, was in attendance at the wedding ceremony and reception. The gift carriers were Wary Ann and Susan Taylor with the ribbons and bows being placed in the bride doll pillow made by Mrs. Everett Witham, by Diana Taylor. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Votteler were host and hostess; punch was dipped by Mrs. Roger Taylor of Des Moines and Mrs. Alexander Rubiano of Delavan, Wise. Refreshments were served from a tea table centered with a five tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Ann Radig. The wedding cake was cut and served by aunts Mrs. Wendell Troff of St. Paul, Minn., and Mrs. Roger Sanders of Fairmont. Waitresses were the Misses Romona Sanders, Denise Vot- teler, Walece Kracht, Carrie Bergum, and Rosemary and Susie Fortney, who were presented aprons made by Mrs. Mae Menz. Mrs. Clarence Menz, Mrs. Verl Smith, Mrs. Robert Fortney and Mrs. Everett Witham worked behind the serving table and friends and neighbors of Mrs. Leo Schmidt were kitchen hostesses. The wedding gifts were opened and displayed by Miss Linda Meyers, Macrina Currans, Colleen Menz and Cathy Bergum. Mrs. Everett Witham and Mrs. Clarence Menz pinned the corsages on all the recipients. The bride is a graduate of Sentral high school of Fenton and Iowa Lakes Community College, Estherville. She is employed at the Estherville Federal Savings. The groom was graduated from Swea City high school and Marine Mechanics at Iowa Lakes Community College. He is employed at Okoboji Boats, Spirit Lake. Irvington By MM McL«an »•*»•»»»». CRACKS RIB Elmer Dole has been recuperating from a cracked rib and other injuries he suffered in a recent fall. Elmer was standing on a kitchen stool, working on the light outside their front door, when the stool slipped. - o - Fathers Day dinner guests at the Charles Heinkels, LuVerne, were Mrs. Jack Guy and Billy and Mrs. Sula Frantz, LuVerne, Mrs. Harold Johnson, Moorhead, Minn., and the Robert Smiths, Algona. Mrs. Maurice Greiman, Clarinda, and her son Everett, Seattle, Wash., were overnight guests June 21 at the John Schnaken- bergs. They went to Omaha, Neb., from here where Everett took a plane home. Mrs. Greiman and Mrs. Schnakenberg are sisters. Other visitors at the Schnaken- bergs the same day were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Poppe and Mr. and Mrs; Otto Poppe and family, Avon,'S.D.; Mrs. Sophia Lenz, Garner; L. R. Roderick, Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Thees Schnakenberg. Dick Poppe was employed by the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schnakenberg when they lived in Germany. Both families, and many others from that part of Germany, later came to America and settled in the Avon, S.D. area, in 1936 the Schnakenbergs left there because of a serious I H ALGONA HOME FOR SALE (owner being transferred) Three or four bedroom home in Riverview Heights. Has 2Vfe baths, central air and many extras. Call 295-2525 for appointment. (25U-26A) 8 — Kossuth County Advance Monday, June 28, 1971 drought and moved to the farm east of Irvington, where Mr. and Mrs. John Schnakenberg still live. The Eugene and Clarence Casey families were guests Fathers Day at the Robert Casey home. The Marion caseys we-re- evening visitors. A.M.N. Robert Casey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Casey, recently stationed at Shanute Air Force Base in Illinois, is on leave at home and will report July 6 to a base in South Dakota. Mrs. Jerry Ferstl took the daughter Joyce to the John Pfeffer home. Ames, on June 18 for a vacation and brought the daughter Jerri, who had been with the Pfeffers for two weeks, home. The Dennis Cumberlands were at West Okoboji from June 2023 attending a Felco-Land O Lakrs manager's conference. The afternoons were planned for recreation and relaxation. Mrs. Cumberland and the children went from Okoboji to Oelwein to spend the remainder of the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Andrew. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Menke, Bancroft, called on the Elmer Doles last Tuesday. They were enroute home from Chicago where they had been for two weeks witli Major and Mrs. Wm. Russell and family. The Merle Chamberlains, Al- gona, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Christensen, Humboldt, returned June 27 from a week at Laddonia, Mo., with the Alvin Kellys. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Divis and family were at Schuyler, Neb., June 20 to help Joe's parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Divis celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Robinson, Algona, were Fathers Day guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elinore, Irvington. Lois, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Divis, observed her 9th birthday June 13. Guests at the Divis home for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. RanneyLeek and Arthur Hiedel, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wick- wire were dinner guests Fathers Day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Walker and family. Mrs. John Minzenmeyer and Kathy Pruismann, Springville, visited June 15-16 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Black and family. The Hugh Blacks were at New Haven Fathers Day visiting the Robert Tolsdorfs. They report that crops in that community had been badly damaged by high winds and a recent 5-inch rain. OTTOSEN Mr. and Mrs. Wm. c. Heller, Glendale, Calif., visited the Victor Meyers Monday. Mrs. Meyer and family and Mr$. Heller visited at the Harold Reimers home, Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Johnson took their son, Scott, and Ronnie Hankins of Bode to the Lutheran Bible camp at Lake Okoboji Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Enockson attended the alumni banquet at Bode Friday. Her niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice DeBoo, Moline, HI., also attended. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Underberg and daughters, Ft. Dodge, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson. Mr. and Mrs. Thain Klass and Peggy, Ft. Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Halsurd, Des Moines, were Saturday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halsrud. Saturday dinner and supper guests of the Roy Enocksons were Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Shelgren and family, Gilmore City, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Anderson and family, Humboldt. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Erickson^ Rodman. Lenhard Holden celebrated his 85th birthday June 21. Sunday night guests at his home were Mr. and Mrs. Gus Henningsen and Mrs. Ida Worster, Rolfe; Mr. and Mrs. Arne Jotten, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brodale, Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christianson. Monday afternoon visitors at the Edward Zinnel home were Mrs. Alma Nash, Alden, Minn., Mrs. olianna Vinaas, Mrs. Donald Larson and Mrs. Earl Long. Grand Opening TWO BIG WEEKS MON, JUNE 28 THRU SAT., JULY 10 Coffee and Donuts Each Morning During This Event. We invite you to stop in have a cup of coffee some donuts and visit with John Levy, John Roder or Diane Levy about the NEW "71" Hondas. R«0i»t*r for (1) GRAND PRIZE! The winner will receive $200 off the purchase of a new Honda or new Ski-Doo Snowmobile of his or her choice! If you have already purchased a new Honda from Sportsman's Corner since Jan. 1, 1971 you (winner) will receive $200 Cash! I HELMET AND FACE SHIELD WITH EACH CYCLE I SOLD DURING OUR GRAND OPENING. - ACCESSORIES - SUPERSPORT FREE 21 Exciting New 1971 Honda Motorcycle Styles!! MOTOSPORT SCRAMBLER TRAIL SPORTSMAN'S CORNER 302 E. State St. Downtown, Algona, Iowa PHONE: 295-3818 HONDA MOTORCYCLES SKI-DOO SNOWMOBILES

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