Joanne Goche, Bancroft, Bride Of Thompson Man Miss Joanne Marie Goche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goche of Bancroft became the bride of Mr. Cecil R. Wirth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wirth of Thompson, on Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m. in St. John's Catholic church of Bancroft. Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiated at the double ring ceremony. Miss Goche chose for her attendants her sisters, Miss Doris Goche, maid of honor and Miss Linda Goche, bridesmaid. Keith Wirth served his brother as best man, and LeRoy Wirth, also a brother of the groom, was groomsman. Ushers were Roger Kramer, cousin of the bride and James Weigel, cousin of the groom. A reception was held following the ceremony for 350 guests at the Bancroft Ballroom. Miss Goche graduated from St. John's high school of Bancroft, and Mr. Wirth was a graduate of Thompson Community high school and served 6 years in the army reserve. After a wedding trip of 10 days to Denver, Colo., and the Black Hills, the couple plan to engage in farming. (Kirkham Studios Photo) Farewell For Father Krause At Bancroft BANCROFT - Father Maurice Krause, assistant pastor at St. John's parish in Bancroft for the past 5 years, was honored at a farewell reception on Sunday evening, June 26 at St. John hall. A capacity crowd turned out to bid Father farewell and wish him success in his new assignment, which will be that of assistant pastor at Carroll Kuemper in Carroll, Iowa. A brief program was presented at 8:00 p.m. with DonWelpacting as M.C. Several speakers were introduced including. Mr. Don Schultz, Wayne Lynch, Lament Jansen, Michael Lenners, speaking for the parish. Miss Linda Accurso, speaking for the students and a few words from Msgr. Schultes, praising Father Krause for his fine work over the past 5 years. Fattier was then presented with a gift from the parish and closed the program with a few words of farewell. A social hour followed, with lunch served by the ladies of the parish. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Jim Elsbecker and family of Phoenix, Arizona, former Bancroft residents, arrived in Bancroft on Friday, June 24 for a 2 week visit with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Becker of Bancroft became grandparents for the first time on June 26 when a 7 Ib. daughter was born to their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Stacy of Middelton, Wise. The little miss has been named Monica Lynn. Mr. and Mrs. Becker spent the 4th of July week-end in Middleton and Mrs. Becker plans to remain for a week to 10 days to get better aquainted with her granddaughter. Mr. and Mrs. WalterDeitering and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Deitering spent 5 days at Battle Lake, Minnesota last week where they visited friends and relatives and enjoyed some fishing. Guests at the Ed Seeney home for the past 3 weeks have been his nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Myrell Seeney and family of Dover, Delo- ware. Guests at the George Doocy home on Sunday, June 26 were their children; Mr. and Mrs. Russel Doocy and family of St. Paul, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Art Doocy and family of Owatonna, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. George Doocy, Jr. and family of Spirit Lake, Iowa and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Doocy of Swea City. Laurie Ferguson, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Ferguson of Bancroft underwent surgery for the removal of her tonsils and adenoids on Wednesday June 29, at Holy Family hospital in Estherville. Sister Denis, sister of Mr. Arnold Schiitz, of Bancroft was a visitor in their home during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration. Mr and Mrs. Arnold Schiitz and Mrs. Bertha Vaske of Algona took her to Waterloo on Sunday, June 26, and then went to Winthrop, Iowa where they visited Mrs.Schiltz's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Murphey. They returned to Bancroft on Monday June 27. Mr. ,and Mrs. Edward Menke attended Mrs. Menke's class reunion in Fairmont, Minn, on Saturday evening, July 2. The North Kossuth Golf club held a couple's cook-out on Saturday evening, June 25. The committee included Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marlow and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Lacy of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Art Sprank of Wentzvill, Missouri were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Goche of Bancroft from June 16 to June 24. Father Maurice Krause was a dinner guest at the Ed Goche home on Monday, June 27. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Muerer and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sno- brick of Mankato, Minn, were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Goche on Wednesday, June 22. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Arndorfer of Bancroft joined them for dinner. Tom Goche, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Goche and Patrick Merron, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Merron, all of Bancroft, arrived home on July 2 after completion of 2 weeks of National Guard training at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fisherback of Austin, Minnesota, visited at the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lappe of Bancroft from June 25 till June 29. Mrs. Myrtle Hunt of Des Moines, visited from Thursday, June 23 til Monday, June 27 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan McGee of Bancroft. On Friday Mrs. McGee and Mrs. Hunt visited friends in Spirit Lake and Estherville. Christen McGuire, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGuire of Bancroft visited their home on weekend of June 25 and 26. Miss McGuire attends the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul Minn, and is employed in the library there during summer vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Don Schiitz and family of Estherville were supper guests at the Charles McGuire home in Bancroft on Sunday, June 26. Mrs. Schiitz and family also visited overnight with Inez Hood on Monday, June 27. Mr. and Mrs. Vencel Schultz of St. James, Minnesota were Sunday, June 26 visitors at the home of their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Don Schultz of Bancroft, and brought their grandson Michael, 12, home after a visit of 1 week with his grandparents. Afternoon visitors at the Francis Menke home in Bancroft on June 26, were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gisch and family of Algona. Sister Mary Ernestine, of Dubuque and her companion, Sister Mary Geraldine of Humboldt visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Meyer from Tuesday June 21 till Thursday, June 23. Mrs,. Mary Grethen of Rolfe, la. visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Williams .of Bancroft, for several days last week. Florian Hellman of Bancroft entered St. Ann's hospital on June 17 for medical treatment. He is improving but will have to remain in the hospital for some time. Mrs. Lenore Hiltz of Algona, and Francis Deitering of Burlington, la. formerly of Bancroft, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Rahe on Thursday and Friday, June 23 and 24. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Menke of Bancroft attended the funeral of Mr. Earl Russell of Omaha, Nebraska on June 27. Also attending the funeral were his son and family, Captain and Mrs. Wm, Russell and Mary Lynn of Camp LeJeune, N. Carolina. Mrs. Russell is the former Maxine Menke. Bernard McGuire entered Holy Family hospital on Thursday, June 23 for medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Elsbecker and Mrs, Bernard McGuire and family of Sioux Falls S. Dakota and Jerry McGuire of Titonka visited at the Bernaru McGuire home on the week-end of June 25 and 26. While here, they also visited their father at the hospital in Estherville. Mrs. Edward Menke of Bancroft spent Thursday, June 30 in Fairmont, Minn, visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blocker of Bancroft became the parents of a 6 Ib. 6 oz. girl on June 30. They also have another daughter at home who is being cared for by Mrs. Art Blocker. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Droessler of Bancroft. Mrs. Clem Elsbecker spent last week in Spencer visiting at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs, Don Hayden and family. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sullivan of Carroll, former Bancroft residents, visited friends in Bancroft on June 30 and July 1. Oa Thursday evening they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kemna, and on Friday morning a coffee was held in honor of Mrs. Sullivan at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Logan. Other guests included Mrs. Lawrence Kemna and Mrs. Joe Murray, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Johnson and Patty Jo of Ringsted were morning visitors at the Lawrence Kemna home on Friday, July 1. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Hatten and boys of Hopkins, Minn, arrived in Bancroft on Saturday, July 2 to spend a week visiting at the Ed Goche home. Mrs. Hatten is the former Janice Goche. 4th of July guests at the Glen McCleish home were their sons and families, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mr.deish and Mr. and Mrs. David McCleish all of Des Plalnes, Illinois. Janet Walker, Swea City, Is Recent Bride SWEA - EAGLE r Janet Walker and Parker Larimer, Jr. of Marion were married June 25, in the Chapel of the First Presbyterian church of Marion in a double ring ceremony, with Pastor Jean P. Hauter officiating. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker, Swea City, and Mr. and Mrs. Parker Larimer, Sr., Oxford. Miss Walker chose for her wedding a white street-length lace dress, fashioned with long sleeves, boat neck and full skirt. She wore a white pill box hat with a short veil and carried a white Bible with blue tipped white carnations. Reta Alderdyee served.her sister as matron of honor. Flower girls were Dori Walker, sister of the bri.de, and Sheri Alderdyee, a niece. A wedding dinner was served for family and a few friends. There will be an open house reception July 17 at Immanuel Lutheran church, Swea City. Mrs. Larimer graduated from Swea City High School and received her bachelor of arts degree from Upper Iowa University at Fayette. She has been teaching music for the past two years at Springville. Mr. Larimer graduated from the school at Oxford and has been employed at Marion. Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker entertained at a pre-nuptial party. Present were Janet Walker, Parker Larimer, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker and Dori, Reta Alderdyee and Sheri, Lowell Farland, Ceylon, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Weserly and children, Marion. 4th of July Party FENTON - Several hundred enjoyed the entertainment sponsored by the Fenton Fire Dept. and the American Legion on Monday evening. The entertainment included a softball game between the fire department and townspeople. The townspeople finally were the victors in an overtime game, winning 14-13. The evening was then topped off with a fine display of fireworks. Afternoon activities we re limited this year to fire truck rides for the children and the young at heart. Grandson Injured • FENTON - A Fairmont youth, Kenneth Krueger, in in critical condition in a Marshfield, Wise, hospital following an automobile collision Saturday evening in which the driver of the other car was killed. Kenneth is the son of the Rev. Arthur Kruegers of Fairmont and the grandson of the Rev. Arthur Kruegers of Florida,' former pastor at St. Luke's Lutheran church at Fairville. Young Krueger sustained a brain concussion, crushed chest and fractured hip and foot. Sentral Principal Resigns; To Colorado Lewis Finch To New Position Near Denver FENTON - The Sentral Community high school this week finds itself without a principal as Lewis Finch has turned in his resignation to accept a position as an assistant principal in the Jefferson township schools located in Jefferson county, Colo. The school district is located west of Denver and includes some of the Denver suburbs. Mr. Finch came to Sentral last year from Hurt. The Sentral schools have hired Bert C. Hanson of Pocahontas to teach economics, commercial subjects and boys basketball. They still have a vacancy for a ninth and tenth grade English teacher. Jerry Wiener of Burt has been hired for the custodian's job in the Lone Rock grade school and has been on the job since about June 17. - o - Mrs. Charlie Feye returned home Saturday after being a patient in Holy Family hospital in Esthervllle for several days with complications from the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Eulan Schueller of Titonka were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Boll Inge r. . Mr. and Mrs. Dale 'vfeisbrod spent the weekend In Iowa City visiting with their daughter and her husband, the Gary Bleck- wenns. Mr. Bleckwenn is attending college in Iowa City. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mortvn- sen had as guests on Sunday and Monday their daughter and family, the Darrel Householders and also their son and wife, the Ronald Mortensens, all of Omaha. Also visiting with them on Monday was Bev Egland of Wallingford. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mortensen recently returned from a trip which took them first to Des Moines for a two-day showing of Sylvania products. This showing was at the Holiday Inn motel in Des Moines. From there they traveled to Iowa City where Kathy went through the clinic. They then continued on and spent a few days visiting with relatives in Davenport, la., and Moline, 111., before returning home. Thorsday, July 7, 1966 Algona (la.) Upper Dei MelnM—5 Loobs Reunion At Fenton On July Fourth FENTON - About 94 attended the Laabs family reunion held Monday at the Fenton Community Center. Those attending from the Fenton area were Mrs. R. F. Laabs and Amanda Schutt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mortensen, Bryan and Kathy, Miss Beverly Egland of Wallingford, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Laabs, Dennis and Fern, Mr. and Mrs. James Laabs and family, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Laabs and girls. Others attending were Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Householder and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Mortensen and Carolyn, all of Omaha, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Laabs, Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schmidt and Mrs. Walter Schmidt of Austin, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Haase, Algona, Mrs. Virgil Wolf and family, Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Laabs, St. Ansgar, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bork and family, Carpenter, Mis. Pearl Wynn and Chuck, St. Paul, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hilfers and family, Worthington, Mr. and Mrs. L. Zehm and family, Dresser, Wise. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Laabsand family from California, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Laabs and family, Fairmont, Mrs. Martha Haase, Bernlce, Leona and Evelyn of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. August Rosenthal, East Chain, Minn., Levant Moore and family, Titonka and Mrs. Rose Kraft, Lone Rock. Bartlett Reelectod Wes Bartlett was elected to a two-year term as a trustee of Klwanis International at the service club convention held in Portland, Oregon, last week. Also in attendance at the convention were John Hayes and Jerry Leaneagh from Algona. To Have Surgery OTTOSEN - Mrs. Ralph Richards went to Rochester, Tuesday, where she will have surgery tills week. FENTON NATURAL GAS ELECTION i V' k Information Meeting Ever/one Invited At Community Hall JULY 12 • 7 P.M. - Free GAS Barbecued Ham Sandwiches served by Sentral Band Mothers. • 8 P.M. - Movie on GAS Industry. • Explanation of Gas Franchise. • Question Period For Any Answers You Might Want About Natural GAS. Women And Children Welcome NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. Where Service Is More Than A Name Come To The Chrischilles Store July Clearance Sale - - Hundreds Are !
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