The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 24, 1966 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 24, 1966
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Kossuth G.O.P. Receives Plaque DBS MOINES - Republican officials in 37 Iowa counties were honored here Saturday , Feb. 19 for attaining 100 per cent of their individual county's 1965 financial goals. Kirk Hayes and Gordon K, Schmidt (left to right), Kossuth County Co-Finance Chairmen , left, each receive a plaque honoring Kossuth County for reaching 100 per cent of its 1965 Republican Party goal from E. A. Hayes (right) Mount Pleasant, State Finance Chairman, Mrs. L. L. Riter, Kossuth County Vice Chairman, and Oliver S. Carlson, Kossuth County Chairman, look on. 40th Wedding Surprise For Fenton Couple SENECA - Friends and neighbors of the OleOftedahls honored them on their 40th wedding anniversary by staging a surprise "open house" Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5 p. m. at the Seneca Lutheran church. Approximately 150 friends dropped in during the afternoon. The guests were registered by Jill Jensen. Mrs. Alfred Petersen was mistress of ceremonies and announced the program. She welcomed the guests and extended congratulations to the honored couple and then called on Mrs. Otto Wilberg for devotions. Jill Jensen and Audrey Bergum Jacobs, and son, Danny, from Eagle Grove. A neice and family came from Mason City and other friends from Forest City, Swea City, Bancroft, Whittemore, Algona, Lone Rock, Ringsted, Armstrong, EstherviUe, Cylinder, Burt, and Fenton. Hostesses included Mrs. Alfred petersen, Mrs. Cecil Baldwin, Mrs. C. 0. Bailey, Mrs. Robert Lynch, Mrs. Ted Jensen, Mrs. Clarence Menz, Mrs. Lyle England, Mrs. Raymond Gardner, Mrs . Henrietta Thompson, Mrs. Raymond Bergum, Mrs. Carl Nielsen, Mrs. Eugene Petersen, Mrs. Charles Beaver, Mrs. Clarence Osborn, Mrs. Russell Kauffman, also Mrs. Charles Osborn of Algona, Mrs. Roger Long of Lone Rock, Mrs. Edna Mueller of Fenton, and Mrs. Henry Looft. - o Mr, and Mrs. Curtis Olsen returned home Saturday after , having spent ten days with.their. Mrs. Oscar Patterson, Ringsted, observed a birthday anniversary Friday. Seneca friends dropping In to help her observe the occasion included Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Petersen, Mr. and Ted Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham and the C. O. Baileys. They were also happy to see the Patterson daughter, Helen, Mrs. Wm. Gilchrist of St. Joseph, Mo., who was spending a few days with her parents. Mrs. Henry Looft gave a reading, "Those Courtship Days." A vocal duet was sung by Mrs. Esther Jensen and Mrs. 'Otto Wilbert. The program closed with a newspaper report of the wedding as it took place 40 years ago at.the Christian church at Estherville, presented by a daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Dorothy) Hill of Webster City. The gift table was centered with a "Money tree," a gift from the hostesses. Two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Evelyn) Dokken and Mrs. Bruce (Dorothy) Hill presided at thr coffee service. The bride was presented with a corsage of pink roses as were the daughters, Evelyn^ Dorothy and Lorraine. The honored groom had a pink rose bud boutonnaire and the son-in-laws a white carnation. Relatives coming from a distance included Mr. Oftedahl's brother and wife from Two Harbors, Minn; also Hastings Minn., the daughters and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dokken and daughter from Waltham, Minn,, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hill and two children from Webster City, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry and Mrs. (Wanda) Jacobson of Maynard, la. Mr. Jacobson, who is Supt. of schools Maynard, along with Mrs. Jacobson and the supt. and wife from West union, recently attended the National Meeting of school superintendents held at Atlantic City, New Jersey. - o- Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft attended a birthday party Saturday afternoon at the Ole Pedersen home at Fenton honoring Mr. Pedersen on his 82nd birthday anniversary. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchell, Cylinder, Mr. and Mrs. Milford Mitchell and granddaughter of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell of Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Micklick of Corwith, also Mr. and Mrs. Emill Bleckwenn and Mrs. Leone Halverson, and Edward Mitchell of Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Osborn have been attending the RE A convention at Las Vegas this past week. Mr. Osborn is a member of the board of directors of DEK. Their son, David, spent the week with the Roger Osborns at Carroll. WE PUT THE SURE IN INSURANCE ...WITH FIRE INSURANCE THAT COVERS FULL PROPERTY VALUE Pori't gamble with out-of-date or partial coverage... make sure the present- day value of yoyr property is provided for by letting ys update yoyr insyrancel BLOSSOM INSURANCE EOR COMPLETE INSURANCE COVERAGE CALL NOW Schedule for Lenten Services at Blakjer Lutheran church, Senecst Wednesday, Feb. 23, 8 p. m. - Rev. Otto Reitz,Graet- Unger; Thursday, March 3, 8 p. m. - Rev. Re* Spicer, Fenton; Friday, March 11, 8 p.m. - Rev. Gordon Miller, Ringsted; Thursday, March 17, 8 p. m. Rev. Klein, Armstrong; Thursday, March 24, 8 p.m. - Rev. Harley Schmitt, Estherville. Eileen Lynch, Fenton, Weds Lone Rock Man A pretty church wedding was held Feb. 5 In St. John's Catholic church when Eileen Lynch and Leon J. Geitzenauer were married in a double ring ceremony by Msgr. J. H. Schultes. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lynch of Fenton and Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Geitzenauer, Lone Rock. Ann Marie Welsh was maid of honor, Patricia Binzen and Ilene Vaske were bridesmaids. Best men were Lawrence Geitzenauer, Mark Geitzenauer and Tom Lynch. A reception was held in Lone Rock Legion hall following dinner at St. John's church hall. The young couple will make their home in Mason City where both are attending college. OTTOSEN I By Mrs. Donald Usher The Ottosen Progressive Study Club met Thursday with Mrs. Fred Kainpen. Five dollars was given to the retarded children's project at Humboldt. Mrs, James Fowler had the lesson on a carved crucifixion cross. Mrs. Percy Watnem had recreation, an article on the golden years, and a bird contest. Mrs. Earl Olson won the contest, identifying 15 out of 16. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hoflus were married 44 years Feb. 22. Sunday they observed the day as dinner guests at thehomeofthoir daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Alt Lee at Stratford. Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl and sons also attended. Mrs. Oppedahl is also their daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Worby and daughters were Friday supper guests at the Victor Meyers. They celebrated Mr. and Mrs. Meyer's fifteenth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Ida Worster of Rolfe visited at the Laurel Worsters from Friday until Monday. Other Friday and Saturday overnight guests were Mr. and Mrs.Burtls Eastman of Moline, 111., and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rydberg of New Lennox, 111. A/lc Knut Oppedahl left Saturday morning for the Charleston, So. Car., A. F. B. He has been home visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl, for three weeks, awaiting reassignment following his resignation from the Air Force Academy. World Day of Prayer will be observed Friday at the Presbyterian church by the U. P. W., beginning at 2 o'clock. The public is invited to attend. Lawrence Telford entered Mercy hospital Sunday. Roger Wehrspann visited at the Delbert Wehrspann home at Sioux City from Wednesday until Monday. Delbert was a surgical patient at the hospital there for a few days last week. Mrs. G. W. Cooper was a Sunday family dinner guest at the Keith Cooper home at Ft. Dodge. The gathering was In honor of the Keith Cooper's son Douglas, who is home on furlough. Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Johnson, celebrated his eighth birthday Feb. 15. Monday night his grandparents, Mr, and Mrs, Donald Larson, came to help him celebrate, Richard James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kinseth, celebrated his eighth birthday Thursday. Sunday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Olvin Haug and Calvin were guests. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. James Barber and Rhonda of West Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Kinseth. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Larson celebrated their 3Bth wedding anniversary Friday. The family enjoyed a pot-luck dinner Saturday night at the Conrad Johnson home to observe the day. Others of the family are Mr. and Mrs. John Larson and sons of Swea City and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Usher attended the 50th wedding annl- thtmdoy, feb. 24, 1966 Alflona, (la.) Upp« versary open house for his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. M. Usher, at Nashua Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Olson att- ended a pot-luck dinner Sunday at the Marlyn Pflibsen home at Bode In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Morris and Gaylen of Byron. NEIGHBORS GOOD LIMITED ENGAGEMENT ON OUR STAGE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING ISCOTHEQ APPEARING NIGHTLY COCKTAIL HOUR AND IN THE EVENING SERVING YOUR FAVORITE COCKTAILS DANCING HAVE A BALL SING ALONG WITH PAUL HUMBOLDT'S Next to Johnny'* Steak Htrbor Meet Art Kahler Of Burt This week's Country Neigh- .bor is Art Kahler, who has farmed for three years a half- mile north and three-fourths mile west of Burt. He farms 360 acres as a tenant - and during 1965 had 137 acres of corn, 93 acres of beans and 104 acres in the government land program. He Is a member of the Farm Bureau, has 24 head of mixed feeder steers and 14 dairy cattle. Working with dairy cattle seems tp be his favorite job around the farm. Additions at the farm within the past year have been a 30 x 80 pole shed, a '30 x 32 machine shed and some dairy equipment. Arthur was born Dec. 14, 1941 . at Burt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alva Kahler, and was married to Mary Trunnelle at Wesley Aug. 14, 1962. Mrs. Kahler is a daughter of Mrs. Ted Trunnelle and the late Mr. Trunnelle and was born at St. Benedict. She is a member of the CDA, a registered nurse and Democratic Committeawoman in Burt township. Her hobby is knitting. Mr. Kahler has four brothers and three sisters. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Robinson Construction Company, pictured above east on U.S. 18 from Algona has successfully served this area in farm, commercial and residential construction since 1945. This building was built and designed by Bud to meet the requirements of a rapidly growing business. Robinson Construction Company, since its very beginning, has made every effort to do the best possible in workmanship and uses only the finest quality materials. The company takes pride in cooperating with the customer to see that the finished job is what he wants and expects. The quality of materials and expert workmanship done by this company can be seen in many of the finer homes in Algona. If you are planning to build, remodel or redecorate in the future, see Robinson Construction Company of Algona for the finest work that can be done. Here you will find friendly, efficient personnel cooperating with you in every way to see that you get no less than the best. Phone 295-2735 Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUALITY « SERVICE Located east of Algona oo highway 18. Phone ;'W-;>56J Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TKUCK3 Sales & Service AU50NA AROUND THE TOWN & COUNTRY Upp«r D*i Moliws Publishing Co. PRINTING AT It! MST - WITH QUALITY AND ECONOMY MHtfMNI Buscher Brothers ImpL Mlnn.ppolU M«lln» - KrilyRyan - N«w ld«a Farm Machinery AlVlfB N. ftUta M. PlHMMMttl Robinson Construction Co. Sioux Stol lulldlnts Building Comrrvctlo* B. E. Ml Hwr. 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