The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 13, 1966 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 13, 1966
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Named Head Of Avco, Finance Office, Aigona Avco Finance Company has named Steve L. Mathison, above, as branch manager of its office in Algona at 112 N. Moore St. Mr. Mathison joined Avco Finance -in 1964 at Shenandoah, Iowa, and has since worked in one of the company's Omaha, Nebr. branch offices. Mr. Mathison and his wife, Sue, will make their home in Algona. Avco Finance, headquartered in Omaha, operates 84 offices in nine intermountain and midwestern states. The company specializes in personal finance service, with loans up to $3,000. Donna Paulsen Of Lakota Is Recent Bride First Presbyterian church at Lakota was the setting Aug.. 28 for the wedding of Donna Marie Paulsen and Gary Lee Edwards. Rev. John Reiners officiated at the afternoon double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Paulsen of Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Edwards of Anamosa are the parents of the groom. Some 250 guests attended the reception in the church parlors. Barbara Robinson was maid of honor and Bridesmaids were Linda Edwards, sister of the groom, and Louise Faulstich. Kenneth Casper was best man. Groomsmen were Earl Dean Fick and Steven Behrends, cousin of the groom. After a wedding trip to the Black Hills, the newlyweds will make their home at Ames. Mrs. Edwards is a graduate of Lakota Consolidated School and an ; August graduate of Iowa Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. Sh6 is employed at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Her husband is a senior at Iowa State University. ' Wesley Girl Is Home From Europe WESLEY-Carol Root, daughter of the L. T. Roots returned home August 15 from a two months tour of Europe. She was accompanied by Jean Howes of Independence, Ann Maugen of Fair field, and Carolyn Roberts of Burlington. The girls rented a car in France and visited fourteen countries. Highlights of the trip included a visit to the Shrine of St. Bernadette in Lourdes, Algona, (la.) Upper D«s Molttet Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1966 MRS. KRISTINE DIDRIKSEN has soM her house to Mrs. Anna SchultK. -Possession will be given soon and Mrs. Didriksen will make her home in the Good Samaritan Home. DR. LYLE ELLIS has come from Hartford, Conn, and after a visit here will take his wife home. She has been spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. Frank Kohlhaas. VERN, SON of Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Ludwig, left for Kansas City where he is employed with the Bendix Corp. MR. AND MRS. Tom Verhuel returned from Cross Lake, Minn, where they vacationed with the James Schneiders, former Al- gonans, at their summer resort they purchased. MR. AND MRS. R. A. Behnke have been visited by their son- in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. William Mellam, Lew and Andrea, Philadelphia, Pa. Other guests over Labor Day weekend were another son-in-law and daughter, Pastor and Mrs. Harold Roschke and the Behnke's granddaughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Schafer, Waverly. B. M. BAKKEN and his sister, Mrs. Theresa Spongberg were visited Friday by Mr. and Mrs. Nobel Auserud, Hayfield, Minn. MRS. ETHEL COLWELL is at Rochester, Minn, where she had major surgery. MISS ALICE CONDON was a guest in the home of her cousin, Gen Condon, over the Labor Day weekend. MR. AND MRS. Vernell Ludwig and Mr. and Mrs. James Thilges attended the graduation at Iowa State University, Ames, of the son, Vern Ludwig, who received his B. S. degree in mechanical engineering. MR. AND MRS. Mitch Taylor and Linn are at Tempe, Ariz, visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gross. Linn entered Arizona University at Tempe and her parents will be home Sept. 12. Mrs. Gross and Mrs. Taylor are sisters. MRS. KATHRYN MAHONEY had as overnight guests last week Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hobbs, Naples, Fla. The women had not seen each other in 20 years and at one time they were close friends when they lived in Chicago. The Hobbs have a house trailer and do much traveling from coast to coast, MR. AND MRS. Albert Slobe and Rick visited Mrs. Slobe 1 s brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Madden, at Minneapolis, last week. The men attended baseball games. Rick has how gone to Ames to enter his junior year at the University. MRS. ANNA COURTNEY is at University hospital, Iowa City, where she had major surgery. She is remaining for treatments and a general check-up and is recovering rapidly. MARGARET THOMPSON has been visited by her niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. R. Van Denburgh, Seattle, Wash., who are house guests of Mr. and Mrs. August fflagle. Miss Thompson came from the west coast some time ago and was in Bancroft rest home until the new Good Samaritan Home was ready for occupancy. She wanted to be near her relative, August Slagle. She has not been as well as usual of late. WHILE THE COMMUNITY THIS WEEK, IS SALUTING LOCAL INDUSTRY, WE IN TURN SALUTE THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH WE ARE LOCATED AND THE FINE PERSONNEL WITH WHICH WE OPERATE. OUR EMBLEM UNIVERSAL MANUFACTURING CO. of Algona appreciates its place in the Algona community, and its acceptance as one of a number of factors in bettering the economic-industrial activity in the area. During recent years UNIVERSAL hopes that it has added some valuable assets locally. We serve the entire State of Iowa as our Franchised distribution area for Reconditioned Ford Motor Co. engines and small parts, the larger area of eastern Nebraska, and a sector of South Dakota. More recently we have also acquired the distribution area in Northwestern Illinois. Our warehouses are now located at several points, including Peoria, Des Moines and Omaha, but the reconditioned engines and parts that they distribute all come from production in Algona. Our company services 600 FORD dealers in these three states. UNIVERSAL at the moment has 118 emloyees, of which total 98 work in Algona, representing a solid growth of stabilized employment. UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. ALGONA I- OUR MAJOR PRODUCT '«#.:

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