The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 14, 1966 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 14, 1966
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Bob Becker, Ex-Algonan, Chicago Success Story A former Algona boy, Robert Eugene Becker, born here Nov. 9,1933, son of former residents, Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Becker, was the subject of a front page feature article in the Chicago Tribune of June 5 on the gen-- eral theme of "Iowa Boy Finds Success In City." Bob is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Becker, longtime Algona Residents who recently have been living in Heritage Home at Bancroft. Bob's father, Carlyle, was employed at the Algona Cooperative Creamery, and later moved to West Bend and Armstrong, and finally to Central City, all in creamery work. Bob Becker ;i graduated from Central City high in 1952. He then majored in business at the University of Iowa, putting himself through college, and gra- f : duated in 1956. Shortly afterward he went to Chicago, where he also married in 1959. Now 32 years of age, Bob is a staff supervisor in the Illinois Bell Telephone Co 1 s general traffic personnel section. In the meantime, after going to work in Chicago, he continued his education by attending night school for four years, and in 1962 also obtained a law dgree. Recently he was elected president 'of the Chicago Junior Chamber of Commerce, with a membership of 900. The Chicago Tribune said it planned to run a series of stories on people who went to Chicago to "make good" and their first selection was the Iowa boy from Algona. Carl Goetsch foot in cast for 6 weeks LU VERNE-Carl Goetsch of Algona has had his right foot in a cast since May 23. He is employed by the railroad. A rail was dropped on his foot, breaking one bone and cracking another. He will carry the cast for six weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Trauger of Rothville, her sister, Mrs. Floyd Masterson, and daughter, Susan, of Brookfield,. Mo., spent Saturday and Sunday visiting Mrs. Traugers sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Maas, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hinz, and brother, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Meyer. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Harold and James Trauger, families, brothers of Merlin Trauger. Merlin went to visit his father Guy Trauger in a rest home at Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Curtis of Smith Center, Kansas, were Tuesday over night guests of his uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Maas. Mrs. Anna Hanselman, her grandchildren, George, Jane and David Hanselman, attended the confirmation of their grandson and cousin, Michael, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hilgendorf, at the St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge Sunday. Ronald Stone of Atlantic was a week end guest of his mother, Mrs, LucindaStone, Other guests were Mrs. George W. Godfrey, Miss Bertha Godfrey of Ames, and Miss Edna dyne of Seattle, Wash, Saturday lunch guests in the Paul Maas home were her aunt, Mrs, Emma Ristau of Nora Springs, her daughter, Mrs. Alvin Shoemaker of Autin, Minn., and her sister, Mrs, Orval Ramus of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. George Studer his mother, Mrs. Helen Studer of Corwith, were week end guests of their nephew and grandson, Mr, and Mrs. Robert Dale Studer and family of Ames. Sister Prom St. Benedict Is Graduated SR. MARY NOEL Sister Mary Noel Rahm received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in nursing when she graduated from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn. May 29. The conferring of degrees to 300 students was given by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Leo Binz, D. D., Archbishop of St. Paul. The commencement address was given by Dr. Edmund .G. Williamson of the University of Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Rahm attended the baccalaureate high mass and the brunch following. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arndorfer, Mrs. L. H. Holmes, Mike and Bill Rahm and Joyce Erpelding as well as Mr. and Mrs. Rahm attended the exercises. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rahm were unable to attend commencement. After July 15, Sister Mary Noel will be working in the surgical department at St. Joseph's Mercy hospital in Cedar- Rapids. Mrs. Helen Studer also wentto Rock Island, HI., to visit her daughter, Mr. and Mrs.Howard Wille family. On Wednesday evening, June 1, she attended the graduation of her grandson, James Wille. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Voss and children were Sunday guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Voss Jr. The occasion was the birthday of his mother, Mrs. Voss Jr. Miss Doloares Woito of Mason City visited in the Lu Verne Cemetery Sunday and was a caller in the home of Miss Myrtle Jordan and Frank Hardcopf. Memorial Day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Voss Jr. were Mr. and Mrs. John Voss Sr. of Algona; Mrl a Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murray of Crown Point, Indiana; Miss Anna B. Murray of Livermore; Lawrence Murray and Miss Esther McClus of Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. John Voss St. of Algona; tnelr son, Mr. and Mrs. John Vocs Jr., called on Mr. and Mrs. William Blgings Memorial Day afternoon. Visitors Saturday with Mrs. Lydia Lund were her daughters, Mr. and Mrs. WiUiard Zeigler of Algona. On Sunday, the TJeren Nerems of Corwith and in the evening Mr. and Mrs, Art Tietz of Lakota. Saturday guests of the John Voss Jr, were her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ruby Murray of Newton, and her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murray and Jean of Crown Point, Indiana, Mr, and Mrs, De Ray Lichty and boys of Mason City arrived Sunday for the Memorial Day holidays with his mother, Mrs, Faye Lichty, and her house guests His brother, Mr. andMrs.Harold Lichty of Idaho Falls, Idaho, who arrived Friday for a vacation visit. Bruno Ristau of Sioux City visited in Lu Verne Wednesday. He is the son of William and Emma Wetzel Ristau, Mrs. Clyde Dudley is visiting her mother, Mrs. Stella De Sart, in Lake View a few days. Mrs. Howard Swanson was a medical patient in the Hancock County Memorial Hospital, Britt the past week, Dean and Ronald Trauger were Memorial week end guests of their "parents, Mr. and Mrs, Harold and James Trauger. They are students at Mankato State College, Mankato, Minn. Fred Baumgartner entered Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, Thursday for medical treatment. Mrs. William Goetsch of Lu- Verne her mother, Mrs. John Sykes of Liver more, attended the graduation of Marion Wagner at the Jefferson Auditorium in Webster City, Friday evening. A reception followed in the home of Marion's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wagner. Marion is a cousin. HOSPITAL NEWS Algona, (la.) Upper DM Maine* Tuwdoy, Juft* 14, 1966 dismissed: Mrs. Mabel Lee, Algona. June 7 - Births: Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lichter, Algona, boy, 7 pounds, 7 oz.; Mr* and Mrs. Charles Bjustrom, Whittemore, boy, 8 pounds, 5 1/2 oz.; admitted: Laura Hinz, Algona, fracture; Nettie Fisher, Burt, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Gerald Alvey and baby, Whittemore; 'Mrs. Robert Bomgaars and baby, Algona; Kristine Didriksen, Mrs. Willie Crail, Algona. June 8 Admitted:. Vicki Brandt, Janice Allen, Algona, surgery; Edna Hannover, Whittemore, surgery; dismissed: John Hammer, Louis Schumacher, Dorothy Fitzpatrick, Algona; LeRoy Ricke, Wesley. June 9 - Admitted: Robert Bray, Algona, medical; Mrs. Anna Menke, Bancroft, surgery; Leo Bleich, Wesley, medical. Algona Youth In European Tour Group May 24 - Admitted: Amanda Zumach, Whittemore, medical; Thomas Schiltz, Bancroft, medical. May 25 - Admitted: Roberta Miller, Algona, medical. May 26 - Birth: Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Nash, Algona, girl, 6 pounds, 13 oz. May 27 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moffitt, Algona, boy 10 pounds; admitted: Merton Christensen, Howard Lowman, Eugene Robinson, Algona, medical; Eddie Joe Tindell, Graettinger, accident; Wilma Origer, Bode, medical. May 28 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Teeter, Whittemore: girl, 8 pounds, 10 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Priebe, Algona, girl, 5 pounds, 15 1/2 oz.; admitted: Robert Muller, Whittemore, medical; Caroline Steussy, Algona, accident. May 29 - Admitted: Elizabeth Baas, Marion Pooch, Vienna Hahle, Algona, medical; Caroline Kemna, Ottosen, medical; Herman Plathe, Irvington, medical. May 30 - Admitted: Glen Widmark, Circle Pine, Minn., medical; Myrtle Boone, Algona, medical: John Kutschara, Wesley, medical. May 31 - Edward Hullerman, Mrs. Kristine Didriksen, Steven Allen, John Hammer, Mabel Lee, Algona, medical; Nettie Farrow, Titonka: dismissed: Mrs. Kevin Nash and baby, Algona; Glen Widmark, Circle Pine, Minn,; Cindy Peterson, Algona. June 1 - Admitted: Ellen Norton, Algona, medical. June 2 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bomgaars, Algona, boy, 7 pounds, 10 oz.; admitted: Florence Becker, William Becker, Bancroft medical; Dorothy Fitzpatrick, Algona, medical; Joseph Reding, Bode, medical; dismissed: Jennifer Priebe, Vienna Hahle, Fanny Albright, Merton Christensen, Algona; Robert Muller, Whittemore. June 3 - Bfrth: Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Alvey, Whittemore, boy, 7 pounds, 4 1/2 oz.; admitted: Irene Spurgeon, Algona, medical; dismissed: Clara Teeter, Whittemore; Ella Norton, Steven Allen, Algona, June 4 - Admitted: Mrs. Willie Crail, Algona, medical. June 5 - Admitted: Mrs. Mary Stebritz, Harry Barton, Algona, medical; Susan nig, Bode, surgery; dismissed: Mrs. Caroline Kemna, Ottosen. June 6 - Admitted: Louis Schumacher, Algona, medical; LeRoy Ricke, Wesley, medical; John C. Bradley, above, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bradley, Algona, will leave Friday to join other midwestern young adults in a sponsored tour of 13 countries in Europe and the' Holy Land. The group will leave New York City June 20 and jet to Lisbon, Portugal. They will return by jet July 30 from Berlin. Featured on the itinerary is a weekend Greek Island cruise, an excursion to the Egyptian Pyramids, tours of Holy Land shrines, the Berlin wall, and an audience with Pope Paul VI. John, who will enroll atCreig- hton University, Omaha, this fall, will leave from Ft. Dodge June 18. What does IP-Gas do for the Dairy Farmer ? It is a wonderful and portable source of energy for use wherever heat and power are required, it helps you do jobs like these economically and with less effort. • Heat Water for Milking Parlors and Stock Tanks • Drying Hay • Heating Barns • Lighting Farms • Operating Milk Can Sterilizers, Trucks, Tractors, and Stationary Engines Because it is liquified gas, it is delivered a$ needed in bulk or in tanks, for uninterrupted dependable safe service on the Farm and also in the Farm Home. We take this occasion to pay tribute to the Dairy Farmers of this area and to assure all that we are at Your Service North Central Public Service Co. "A Complete LP and Natural Gas Service" 295-2484 ALQONA

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