The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 12, 1966 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 12, 1966
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Algona, (la.) Upper DM Molnw Tuesday, April 12, 1966 Elma Mulligan Rites Are Held At Bancroft BANCROFT - Funeral services for Mrs..Elma Mulligan, 57, who died Thursday at Holy Family hospital, Estherville, were held at 9:30 Monday in St. John's Catholic church, Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. Garry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Mulligan had been ill and in the hospital about ten days. Besides her husband Paul, she leaves six children, KathySpartal and Dennis, Pomona, Calif.; Mary Ann Watham, Swea City; Bob Mulligan, Phoenix, Ariz.; Mrs. Phyllis Wright living in Minn.; Daniel Mulligan, Bancroft, and her mother, Mrs. Edith Trenary, Ledyard; several brothers and sisters. Fred Pannkuk Passes Here; Funeral Today Funeral services for Fred Pannkuk, 68, Algona, were held at 1:30 p. m. today (Tuesday) in the Presbyterian church here, with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial was at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens here, with McCullough Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Mr. Pannkuk died Friday night. at St. Ann hospital here following a lengthy illness. The Pannkuks farmed for many years in the Titonka vicinity, moving to a home here when they retired several years ago. He is survived by his wife, Dena; and two sons, Arlo, Minneapolis, and Merle, California. The sons came to Algona about 10 days ago when their father's condition worsened. Rites Held For Mrs. DeWitt At Livermore Funeral services for Mrs. Walton DeWitt, 57, Livermore, were held Saturday at 10:30a.m. in the Livermore Methodist church, with Rev. Roy A. Biesemeyer officiating. Burial was at Union cemetery there, with McCullough Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Mrs. DeWitt died Wednesday morning at her home at Livermore. Olive Luella Baker, daughter of Steven and Hattie Jones Baker, was born July 14, 1908 at Boone. She married Walton DeWitt at Ft. Dodge, March 27, 1929. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Maurine (Mrs. Ralph Myers) and Jeri Lynn, Livermore; a son, Steven, Livermore; three brothers, Clifford, Livermore, Cecil, Emmetsburg, and Merlin, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Maurine (Mrs. Richard Wiuff), Rutland, and Marjorie (Mrs. Scott Robinson), Las Vegas, Nev.j three grandchildren • Pallbearers at the rites were Donald, Michael and Daryl Baker, Albert Wiuff, Allen Becker and Sherman Arends. Six Titonka Students Win I Ratings TITONKA - Nine high school students took part in the state speech contest and received these ratings: Interpretive poetry - Charlotte Seebeck I, Jo Ann Engelbarts n; interpretive prose - Ruth Beed I, Brenda Brandt II; dramatic Judy Isebrand I, Dorothy Seebeck I; humorous, Brenda Eden L Jeanne Gingrich I, and Leon Pannkuk I; after dinner speaking - Brenda Brandt, n; story telling, Judy Isebrand n. - o - Titonka Woman's Club met Thursday evening at the C. R. Krantz home. A representative of the Iowa Chapter Arthritis Foundation showed films and gave a talk. Three local women, students of La James College of Hairstyling, Mason City, participated in the annual student hairstyling contest. Ellen Smidt received the third place trophy and Mrs. Harold Carlson and LenniceBils- borough each received honorable mention awards. Titonka Federated Club met Thursday evening at the library meeting room, with Mrs. George Roberts and Mrs. Melvin Ricks hostesses. Mrs. Arthur Rode presented the lesson the Passion Play. Methodist W. S. C. S. met Wednesday at Fellowship halJ with Mesdames Harry Beed, Ted Hoover, Jr., Arend Neeland and Ray Hansen, hostesses. Mrs. Loren Burnett was leader for the program. Ernest Peterson is a patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City, following surgery. James Rode, student at Mankato State College, was a weekend visitor at the parental Arthur Rode home. Two Area Young Men Injured, One-Car Wrecks In an accident reported to the sheriffs office here, Gary Kelley, 21, Algona, sustained a cut and bruised lip when the auto he was driving crashed into a small bridge on the State Park Road about 1:45 a. m. Saturday. Damage to the front end of the* car he was driving was estimated at $400. Details were still lacking Monday at press time on another single - car mishap in the area over the weekend. Terry Christensen, 21, Whittemore, was taken to St. Ann hospital after his auto was wrecked at 3 a. m. Sunday. His condition was reported good Monday morning. The auto slammed into a ditch, but further details were not available, pending further investigation by Patrolman Tom Cogdall. Lesson On Cooking For 2 Homemakers in Kossuth county who may be faced with the problem of "Cooking for One or Two" are urged to attend a lesson on the topic April 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Extension office in Algona. Teaching this lesson will be Mrs. Margaret Pratt, Extensior home economist from Palo Altc county, The lesson is open to the public and is free of charge- 12 From Area Receive State Scholarships Twelve area high school seniors are among 475 In the state of Iowa who received state' scholarships for entry into colleges and universities in Iowa next fall. Announcement of the scholarship awards was made Thursday. Awards total $221,086, and range from $150 to $800, based on academic ability and financial need - and go only to students who qualify. The amount of scholarships cannot exceed tuition and fees at the college or university the recipient chooses to attend. There are 300 freshmen at colleges and universities in Iowa now attending on awards voted by the 1965 Legislature, which provided a $500,000 fund for the two years. The scholarships can be renewed. Those from this area named were Jo Ann Cox, Janet M. McGuire and John B. Snyder, Algona; Douglas J. Black, Burt; Jerrill Wildman, Corwith; Robert 0. Berkland, Cylinder; Robert J. Cooper, Ottosen; Candace Elliott and Shirley L. Smouse, Swea City; Karen J. Nellis, West Bend; and Carol Ann Besch and Barbara J. Medin, Whittemore. Algona Woman Is Injured As Car Flips Mrs. Patricia A. Honsbruch, 42, Algona, sustained a broken arm, two broken ribs and a deep gash in one leg when her new Dodge convertible left highway 169, six miles south of Algona, flipped once and ripped into a fence row at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. She was taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment of her injuries. She was headed north when the mishap occurred. The auto „ left the highway on the east side, went into the ditch and struck a fence owned by Lawrence Miller. After the mishap, the engine of the vehicle caught fire. A seat belt was credited with limiting her injuries. Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson investigated and estimated damage to the fence $200. The car, according to an insurance firm, was a total loss. Adult School Open House Has 300 Visitors It is estimated that 300 people visited the open house and displays presented by the adult education program of the Algona Community School April 4. A great variety of colorful and well-prepared projects and materials was exhibited. Classes and instructors having exhibits as a part of the program were beginning knitting, Mrs. Gary McDonald and Mrs. Fritz Nielsen; advanced knitting, Mrs. Richard Chipman; beginning sewing, Carol Wisman; advanced sewing & alterations, Mrs, Nellie Van Allen; upholstery, Mr. and Mrs. Art Obrecht; sketching and oil painting, Mrs, Floyd Hutzell; and creative crafts, Ervin Van- Haaften. Investments & marketable securities, John Love; beginning bridge, Mrs. John Snere; intermediate and advanced bridge, Mrs. Matt Strett; decorating your home, Jane Dannewitz; general metal shop, Edgar Meyer; modern math, Adolph Knobloch; and gunsmithing and shell reloading, Norm Christian, Coffee and doughnuts were served by the women of the school lunch program under the supervision of Helen Comfort. GHS Relay Team Breaks Pair Of Records The Garrigan track team had a dual meet April 6 with Emmetsburg Catholic, which was used as a "lets see what we have" meet. On Thursday, five boys, Dick Bleich, Mark Goetz, Bill Obrecht, Neil Nurre and Tom Black went to the Holstein Relays and ran in the mtle medley, the 440 yd. relay and the mile relay. The boys were forced to run in Class AA and did not place, however, they did break the school record in the medley relay with the time of 3.57.2 and also in the mile relay with the time of 3.51.2. This week will be a full one with three meets on the slate. There are 40 boys out for varsity track and 34 freshmen out for freshmen track. Swea City Nets 5 Track Points Swea City high, represented by a small but effective contingent, tallied five points in the state Class C track meet at Iowa City, Friday. Tom Elliott took third in the 50-yard dash, and Tom Rockier took a fourth in the mile run. Swea City was the only Class C team from this area to score points. Popular Emcee And Speaker, GHS Banquet Announcement was made this week by Beanie Cooper, athletic director at Garrigan high school, that Fr. Supple, head of the Newman Center at Iowa State University, Ames, will serve as emcee at the annual Garrigan Booster Club Banquet April 20. As announced earlier, Bernie Saggau, assistant secretary of the Iowa High School Athletic Assn., will be the featured speaker at the dinner and program. Mr. Saggau was also featured at the Garrigan dinner a few years ago and proved to be a very popular speaker. Fr. Supple is noted as being one of the finest emcees in the entire midwest and his part of the program will serve as an additional highlight. Plant Sale The April meeting of the Algona Garden Club was held at the home of Mrs, James Hinton with Mrs. Elbert McVeigh assisting. Seventeen members gave ideas for the annual plant sale for roll call. Mrs. Harold Mosher was a visitor, Mrs, H. S. Montgomery, program chairman, introduced guest speaker, OrviUe Duncan, who gave a talk on Dutch elm disease. The annual Garden club plant sale will be held April 29. The following committee was appointed to make arrangements; Mrs, James Baker, Chairman; Mrs, Harley Troutman, Mrs, H. S, Montgomery and Mrs. MUo DaUey. On the opportunity table a blooming giant hybrid' red amaryllis was displayed by Mrs, McQuiston, an Easter theme plaque made with small shells by Mrs. Montgomery, a spring arrangement by Mrs, McQuiston and some boxes of geranium seedlings from Mrs. Young were distributed, It's Time To was read by Mrs, Montgomery. New Lessee At Ottosen OTTOSEN-Eari Olson has leased the oil station from the Farmers Co-op Elevator. He took possession Monday, Elden Meyer, who formerly leased the station is now farming his father's farm east of Ottosen. Livermore Lady Home From 9-State Trip LIVERMORB-Louise Gronbach of Livermore, arrived home Monday, March 28, from a three week tour through nine states. Among the places she visited were: the Harry S. Truman home and library, Independence, Missouri; the Will Rogers Monument, Claremore, Oklahoma;, and Indian Pueblos and Cliff Dwellings. Other places she visited were: the Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert, Arizona; Grand Canyon National Park via the Hoover Dam; and Death Valley, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, California. On her way to San Diego, she toured San Juan, Capistrano Mission, Point Loma, and Light House. From Phoenix, Arizona, to Globe, via the Apache Trail, she visited the Roosevelt Dam and other places. At Minden, Nebraska, she toured the Harold Warp Pioneer Village. While at the Orange Festival in California, she won a telephone call to anywhere in the United States. She called home. 3 Whittemore Men Honored By Legion Three men, Fr. Philip Dailey, Leo J. Elbert and Lawrence Pertl, were presented with gold lifetime American Legion memberships during a Legion banquet in St. Michael's school hall at Whittemore Thursday night. Presentation of the memberships was by Dave Wickman, commander from Newhall, who was also featured speaker. Bill Degen, Whittemore commander, was in charge of the event and served as emcee. Bud Anderson, Algona, county commander, was also present and talked briefly. Entertainment included numbers by the Kossuth Barber- shoppers and several others. 9 Teachers Leaving Nine teachers in the Lakota school system have resigned for the next school year, including Vincent Archer, principal. TIRE SALE BEHR'S STANDARD 400 E, STATE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FOR LEASE SERVICE STATION IN ALGONA WOULD CONSIDER WRING AN OPERATOR Write Box 338, Algona, fe.(2?-27)

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