The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1966 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1966
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2-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinet Thurtday, Sept. 22, 1966 Mergen-Atchison Vows At St. Cecelia's, Sept. 3 Donna Jo Mergen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mergen, Algona, and Alvin L. Atchison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orris Atchison, Des Moines, were married Saturday, Sept. 3 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona. Msgr. P. p. Gearen officiated at the double ring ceremony and nuptial mass. Acolytes were Kenneth Kirschbaun, Jackie Krieps, Ronnie and Dale Platlie. Jane Arndorfer was soloist accompanied by Mary Hamilton as organist. Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a floor- length gown of imported alencon lace and peau tafetta. The princess silhouette lace bodice was styled with a scalloped scoop neckline, accented with tiny seed pearls and sequins and long, fitted sleeves. Her full peau taffeta skirt flowed over hoops of lace and featured a three- tiered skirt in the front, trimmed with alencon lace. The detachable chapel length train was of lace and peau taffeta. Her veil of imported silk illusion fell gracefully from an elegant high crown made of seed pearls and sequins. She wore a silver cross, gift of the groom, and carried a bouquet of red roses. Cathy Castress, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Georganne Franklin and Mary Jane Mergen, sister of the bride, were bridesmaids. Serving as best man was Larry Mergen, brother of the bride. Groomsmen were Gary Madsen and Robert Mergen, brother of the bride. Ushers were Dick Reding and Dick Keeling. Reception and dinner was held at the VFW hall following the ceremony. Marilyn Atchison and Carol Reding had the guest book. Sharon Plathe and Barbara Reding served punch. Marilyn Plathe, Patricia Red- Ing, Mary Keeling and Anne Newell opened gifts. Anne and Eileen Penton were table waitresses. Mrs. Orian Atchison and Mrs. Ed Weakland cut the cake. The bride is a graduate of Garrigan high school and Hamilton Business college, Mason City, and is employed as secretary by Appliance Buyer's Credit Corp. in Des Moines. The groom is a graduate of Lincoln high school of Des Moines and served in the armed forces two years, part of which was spent overseas. He is now employed by the Armstrong Tire & Rubber Co., Des Moines. After a wedding trip to Caribou, Me., the couple are at home in Des Moines. (Poundstone Studio Photo.) St. Joe C.D.A. Plans Annual Guest Night ST. JOE - C. D. A. held a meeting Sept. 14 for opening the new year, with Mrs. N. J. Weydert, grand regent, presiding. The annual Guest Night will be held Sept. 28. State officers, neighboring court officers and past grand regents and non members of the parish will be guests of this special event. Local court officers will be in HnncUomo new Flcctiiile... one of 2K all-new Chevy pickup models tw 19071 Here's the brand new '67 Chevy pickup.' Strikingly new in styling, its trim appearance puts many cars to shame. And tough new body sheet metal resists rust bet- ter. New all-steel pickup box provides full-depth double-wall side panels and tailgate. And the attractive new color-keyed cab interior is roomier. Also, there's better visibility plus many added safety features. The new '67 Chevy pickup looks so good and is built so well you can use it for almost anything! MORE LOAD SPACE ON A LONGER WHEEIBASEI AU-HIW CHW-VAN HI <IW WHUUASU NUIY nmo CHW-VAN H UP WHUI.IASO New Chevy-Vans in two sizes for All new for '67 is the Chevy- Van 108 with 108" wheelbase and 256-cu.-ft. load space. Or pick the Chevy- Van 90 with 209-cu.-ft. cargo area. Both cat e equipped ' V8 power, too! with hustling V8 power. There's a brand new breed of Chevy trucks at your Chevrolet dealer's, so stop by soon! KOSSUTH MOTOR CO charge of arrangements. Mrs. Damian Centgraff will be in charge of the courtesy committee from the Sept. meeting to Dec. 14. Mrs. Joe fflnnweH is appointed past grand regent chairman for the local court. A retreat for Catholic Daughters of America of Iowa will be held Oct. 7, 8 and 9 at the Martyrs Retreat House at Cedar Falls. A spiritual bouquet for the past national grand regent, Margaret Buckley of New York, will be presented on her birthday Sept. 26. Lecturer Mrs. David McGuire presented a short talk. Following the meeting, Rev. Leo C. Schumacher, chaplain, gave a short talk. Lunch was served, with Mrs. Joe fflnnwell receiving plate prize. Birthday gifts were received by Mrs. Mark Thllgesand Mrs. Peter C. Reding. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kohlhaas and Marvin and Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Kohlhaas spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rlngsdorf at Centerviiie. Mrs. Alphonse Berte entertained her 500 club Thursday with Mrs. Peter Bormann, Mrs. Joe SinnweU and Mrs. E. J. Gales receiving prizes. Mrs. Wm. B. Devlne will entertain the club at their next gathering. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Erpelding took their sons Ray and Kenneth to Loras College Sunday in Dubuque and visited their son.and brother, Jim Erpelding, who teaches in St* Mary's grade school in Keller, Wise. Kenneth is a 1966 Garrlgan graduate and Ray, 1965 Garrigan graduate, attended St. John's at Collegeville, Minn., as a freshman. Mr. and Mrs. Don Brofer, Gregg and Laurie, Tempe, Ariz., arrived Sunday for a two week visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Brofer the former Shirley Wagner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner. Mr. and Mrs. Wagner drove to Sioux Falls, So. Dak. to meet the visitors who come via plane. Donald Erpelding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Erpelding, showed the district champion Angus baby beef at the Clay County Fair. Don received a halter. He also showed reserve Angus heifer at the Fair. Mrs. Milford Plathe and Kristine and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner drove to Dubuque Saturday where Kristine will attend Clarke College and also visited an aunt, Sister M. AmaUa, returning home Sunday evening. Theresa Marie Kunkel infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Kunkel, born Sept 7, was baptized Sunday in St. Joseph's church by Rev. Leo C. Schumacher. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. Don Loew. OBSERVANCE St. John American Lutheran church, Crane Creek, observed its 100th anniversary of the founding of its congregation on August 21. A day-long celebration was held. TO JAPAN Connie Ponsor, Albert City, daughter of Mrs. Grace Fonsor, will leave by jet this month for a teaching assignment in Japan with the United States Air Force dependent school there. Connie graduated from Albert City- Truesdale High School and Gustavus Adolphus College at St. Peter, Minn. Catherine Ann Bleich Is Bride In Sept. 10 Vows held at the V. F. W. hall after the wedding. Ruth Bartieson, sister of the groom, was at the guest book. Mrs. Conrad Bartelson and Mrs. Ann Garman, aunts of the bride and groom, cut the wedding cake. Dining room host and hostess were Mr. and Mrs. Mike O*Brien,cousins of the bride Mrs. Carroll Gustafson and Mrs. Duane Blau, cousins of the bride and groom, poured punch. Mrs. Carroll Hanson, Elaine Bartie- son, Linda Seller, Mary Margaret Seller and Rita Deibler opened gifts. Waitresses were nursing friends and cousins of the bride. The bride is a graduate of the Forest City High School and the Rochester School of Practical Nursing, Rochester, Minn. She will be nursing at Fairview Southdale hospital, Minneapolis, Minn. The groom is a graduate of Forest City High School and Waldorf College and is a senior at Mankato State College, Mankato, Minn. He will be student teaching in Minneapolis where they will make their home. TITONKA By Mrs. Mary Schroeder Catherine Ann Bleich, daughter of Mrs. Ann Bleich and the late Martin Bleich, and Eric John Bartieson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Bartieson of Forest City, were married Sept. 10 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona, Iowa. Rev. Russell M. Bleich, Ossian, la., brother of the bride, officiated at the double ring ceremony. Joan Roman, Rochester, Minn., was maid of honor. Patty Besch, Whittemore, niece of the bride and Pamela Faber, Rochester, were bridesmaids. Ted Overlie served as best man. Glen Mitdho, Scarsdale, N. Y., and Mark Bartelson, Forest City, la., brother of the groom, were groomsmen. Escorted by her brother-in- law, Lawrence Besch, Whittemore, the bride wore a silk organza semi-flared floor length gown of white matifs of peau d' ange lace embroidered with pearls and beads accenting the sleeveless modified empire bodice with a scoop neckline. The gown featured a detachable caplet of peau d' ange lace with elbow length sleeves which extended into a court train of silk organza outlined with a wide band of lace. Her veil attached to a crown of pearls. She carried an arm bouquet of long-stemmed American beauty roses. Ruth Besch, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Serving as the bride's personal attendants were Mrs. Lawrence Besch, Whittemore, sister of the bride, Mrs. James Dahl and Sue Wendt, both of Rochester, Minn. Ushers were Paul Hyland, Leo Durant, Forest City, and Jim Ostley, Cedar Falls, and Craig Roslein, Kensett, la. Stephen and David Besch, U8HTEN YOU " LOADI New, fully automatic Bruner water softener also removes iron and filters out sediment Washes clothes cleaner. Ends scrubbing. No bathtub ring or iron stains, Saves on soaps. ltd LIMITED OFFEU • $250 EXPIRES OCT. 15, 10«6 108 So. Hall Algona, Iowa 295-3554 BRUNKR HIM Illllllll l mint nephews of the bride, were acolytes. A nuptial high, mass was sung by John Hamilton, Bill Obrecht, Rae Ann Kollasch and Barb Winkel as soloist. Mary Hamilton was organist. A reception and dinner was Titonka Methodist W. S. C. S. met Wednesday with Mrs. Wm. Schram leading devotions and Mrs. Paul Ferguson presenting the lesson "Mission to Six Continents." Titonka woman's Club met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Henry Orthel. A buffet supper was held and co-hostesses were mesdames: H. W. Kitzinger, Harry Beed, Clarence Brandt and J. J. Budlong. The Buffalo Twp. Homemakers held their first fall meeting Friday at the home of Mrs. Martha Boyken with Mrs. Erwin Eden, co-hostess. Mrs. Mechler gave the short lesson, "Pride of Farm Bureau." Featured on the pro- gram was Marian Carlson, beautician, who demonstrated and talked on wigs, hair pieces and hair styling. Titonka Federated Clnb met Thursday evening for their first fall meeting. This was a buffet supper and reception for the teachers and newcomers to the community. The den mothers of Cub Scouts were also guerta. Speaker for the evening was Mfg. j. Roy Boyd of Boqne, who spoke and demonstrated, "Wraps and Ties". Carol Haach, '66 high school graduate, has entered Wartburg College in Waverly. Aundrey Boelkes has returned to Northwestern College, Orange City, as a Sophomore. West Bend Girl Enters Nursing Rachel ttibeger of West Bend enrolled at Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing September 12, at Omaha. Miss Habeger is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Habeger and was graduated from West Bend Community high school in West Bend in 1966. The Clarkson School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing and is authorized to grant a diploma in professional nursing to those students who successfully complete the three year diploma program. Held Meeting Kossuth County School Food Service Association met at the Lakota school Sept. 14. A program of musical-numbers was given by the Jr. High pupils of the Lakota school and a demonstration of flower arranging was presented. "Where liberty dwells, there is my country" . . . Benjamin Franklin. STRONG CHURCHES.. Make Strong Communities To lead a life worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to htm, bearing fruit every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God. in — Colossians 1:10 What is your life worth? You can place no evaluation on it, if you wish to deal in dollars and cents. Personal worth cannot be measured merely by earnimr power. B How much thought have you given to the manner in which you are spending your alloted time upon earth?What are the things you plan to do? What are the things you have left undone along the pathways of yesterday? Life can be as good, and as promising, as you choose to make it. Do not become too content with yourself. Look for way 8 to make life a little better. Look for things to do. Find yourself * w ° rk a ,nd a challenge that will bear fruit and be pleasing tO LrOd, These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES; ERNIE WILLIAMS John Deere Farm Equipment Highway 18 East - Tel. 295-3561 ROY HUTZELL - DIST. Gulf Petroleum Products 295-2362 ( ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boys POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Distance Phone 295-2275 - Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Collins, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC, O. B. Harmes "Super Speed" Tool* FARMERS SERVICE CENTER, Inc. Merton Ross, Mgr. v COLONIAL MOTil Junction 19 & 16? ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver - Massey-Ferguson GMC Trucks - Firestone Tires - Algona KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS, ASSN. Your Friend - Before and After the Fire ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealer - 295-3501 IH Tractors - Trucks - Farm Equipment KLEIN'S FARM SUPPLY w/rS 1 ~c We Bwy E <*» * West State Street, 295-52Q6 . Heckart St. - Algeria, Iowa BROWNBILT SHOE STQRf The Shoe Store That Takes Core pf Your Feet" Algong Te |. 295-5371 Iowa VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 4 169

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