The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 1, 1966 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 1, 1966
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(la.) U PP *r DM , 19M Koren A//, Deon VV///retf Married Here Nov. 24 Karen Marie Alt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Alt, Algona, and Dean R. Willrett, son of Lucille Johnson and the Erich Willretts, Algona, were married November 24, 1966 at 7:30 p. m. In the Trinity Lutheran church at Algona with Rev. Paul H. Sohn officiating at the double ring ceremony. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white floor-length gown of crystal charm, featuring an empire waistline and a sweeping chapel train bordered with pearls. The dress neckline was accented with a design of simulated pearls. Her elbow length veil was of white illusion tulle falling from apearl crown. She carried a bouquet of white mums on a white Bible. Mrs. Ron Dltsworth, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor, with Mary Broesder as bridesmaid. Pamela Dltsworth, niece of the bride, was flower girl and Timothy Wetland, the groom's nephew, ring bearer. The bride's personal attendant wajr Mrs. Robert Campbell of Danville, Calif. Duane Willrett, brother of the groom, was best man, and Richard Dugan, groomsman. Ushers were Glenn Johnson and :Wendell'WUlrett. Mrs. Charles Hartwig was soloist accompanied at the organ by Wilbert Ruhnke. A reception was held following the ceremony in the church basement for 250 guests, with Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Willrett, Burt, the host and hostess. Mrs. Kendall Weiland, Wesley, had charge of the guest book; Mrs. Arnold Hainzlnger, Fenton, and Mrs. Melvin Alt, Burt, cut the cake; Elsie Willrett, Algona, and Mrs. Wm. Spear, Walllng- ford, poured. Gifts were in charge of Mrs. Bernie Weydert, Mrs. Ken Limberg, Mrs. Wm. Vaske and Mary Willrett. Gift carriers were Christy Grelnert and Coleen Jentz. Mrs. Larry Alt, Fenton, and Mrs. BobHantel- man, Saskatchewan, Canada, served punch. Mrs. Ron Girres, Mrs. Robert McGowan, June Hantelman and Mrs. Stan Berkland served as table waitresses. The bride is a graduate of Algona High School and Mankato State College, Mankato, Minn., and will be employed In the First National Bank at Mankato. The groom IB a graduate of Algona High School and is a student at Mankato State College. After a wedding trip to the Twin Cities, the young couple will be at home at Mankato. (Photo by Glenn's Studio) Herman lilgs Of St. Joe Are Wed 25 Years ST, JOE - Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hlg observed their twenty- fifth wedding anniversary Nov. 24, with an nig family gathering Wednesday evening. Mr. nig wore his wedding suit and Mrs. Big's gown was modeled by a niece, Sharon Reding. Following a social evening, lunch was served. Mrs. nig. is the former Elvira Gelshecker, daughter of Mrs. Annie Geiehecker, Algona, formerly here, and the late John Gelshecker, acd Mr. nig Is the son of the late Fred and Margaret nig. The honorees are the parents of five daughters and three sons; Karen, employed In St. Ann's hospital office, Algona; Mary, Teachers College, Cedar Rapids; Phyllis, Mankato Business College) and John, Joe, Jim, Donna and Susan, students at Garrlgan High School and St. Joseph's grade school. Attending the anniversary were Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner, Mr, and Mrs. Harold Reding, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reding and Sharon, Harold Frideres and Howard, Mr, and Mrs. Joel Reding and Mr. and Mrs. John Reding. . . - o JoAnn Erpelding spent the past week here in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and sons. Miss Erpelding is employed at Des Moines. RJverdale Rustlers 4-H clubs, units 1 and 2, with 39 members and Z2 leaders and mothers attended the Holiday On Ice show at Des Moines Saturday. The group chartered a bus from Ft, Podge and also visited the State Capital, State Office Building, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Historical Building and Art Center and Museum, Mr. and Mrs, Paul Erpelding and family visited their daughter and sister, lister Mary LetlUa at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Wednesday, They also visited Sister M, Eleanor at SI, Anthony's Homo, Math Zolmet entered Mercy hospital at Ft, Dodge Saturday, Pilfering with pneumonia. Mike Siapwey, ion of Mr. and Mrs- Joe Siouwejl, returned to his work Tuesday at Mesa, Ariz., after a weekend spent here, Mike accompanied his parents, who had been on a vacation trip and visiting him when they were called home due to the death of Mike's grandfather, John Sinn- well, Waterloo. Connie Sinn well, Des Moines, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sinn well. Eldon Erpelding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding, 1966 Garrlgan High School graduate, enrolled for the winter farm quarter at Iowa State University, Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Erpelding took their son to Ames Sunday. Mr, and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and daughter, JoAnn, Des Moines, attended the wedding of George Bormann and Marlon Quirk at New Hampton Saturday and Sunday visited their niece and cousin, Sister Mary Sandra at Mount St. Francis, Dubuque. Accompanied by an aunt, Mrs. Kate Hess, Dubuque, they visited Mrs. Mess's son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hess, Farley. Jean Marie Thul returned home Monday from Ft. Bliss, Tex., where she had accompanied her sister-in-law, Mrs. Rlcliard J. Thul and son Wednesday, where Pfc. Thul is stationed, Jean Marie returned via plane to Des Moines and was met by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Thul. Sandy O'Brien and Kristine Plathe were hostess at a miscellaneous shower Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien for Georgia Thul. Riverdale Rustlers 1 and 2 chartered a bus from Humboldt to Des Moines Saturday to attend the Holiday On Ice matinee. T/iey also plaiuteu ty visit cue Capitol, Historical Building, Art Museum and time permitting, the Register and Tribune, CDA officers attended the Guest Night at Bancroft Tuesday evening with the following attending: Mrs. N. J. Weydert, Mrs. Marvin Reding, Mrs. Harold Reding, Mrs. Maurice Reding, Mrs. Adeline Wagner, Mrs. Paul Erpelding, Mrs. Bernard Strelt, Mary Jane Origer, Mrs, Sylvester Wagner all from here, and Mrs. Frank Bormann, Davenport, a past grand regent, Is your office furniture in sad shape? Look over tiie new office desks, chairs, files and safes at the Office Supply Dept. of THE UPPER DES MOINES. Ex-Resident Of Wesley, Frank Grant, Dies Last Rites tor Frank W. Grant, 52, widely known Britt resident were held Saturday morning at the St Patrick's Church, Mth Father Reynold J. Slgwarth offering the Requiem Mass. Interment took place in the St. Joseph's Cemetery at Wesley. The Rosary was said at the Bougbton Funeral Home, where Relatives and Friends had made visitation. The funeral bad been planned for Saturday, however was post-poned due to the delay of the returning of the son William from Viet Nam. Son Albert and Lydla Smith- Grant be was born December 22, 1913, at Plum Creek in Kossuth County. His education was received In the School at Plum Creek where he grew to manhood. On April 27, 1938 he was united in marriage to Miss Magellan Foertsch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Foertsch, the wedding taking place at the St. Joseph's Church at Wesely. The couple established their home on a farm near Wesley where they resided for several.years. The horn 3 was blessed with six sons and five daughters, Donald; Jerald; William; Joan; Karen; Robert; David; Mary; Thomas; Linda and Sandra. Mr. and Mrs. Grant moved to Britt several years ago, and he became an employee of the Stevenson Feed Co. He was widely known within the farm area and was a trusted person. He with his family are members of the St. Patrick's Church at Britt. For the past recent months he has been In falling health, and confined to his home and hospitals. Last Tuesday morning he slept away, at the age of 52 years and 11 months. He is survived by his wife, the children. Captain Donald Grant, Camp Le Jeun, N. Carolina; Jerald, Alexander, Iowa; Sgt. William Grant, Viet Nam; Mrs. Thomas (Joan) A. Schutjer, Ocean Side, California; Mrs. Roland (Karen) Imgham, Swaledale, Iowa; Robert and David, Britt; Mary; Thomas; Linda and Sandra at home. Twelve grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. George '(Anna^rDpuglas, Emmetsburg; j&ip'jQJrnaie (Mae) Dixon^ Ban-,,, croft and Mrs. Ona Beers, Lu- Verna, Iowa. In addition to his parents he was proceeded in death by one brother John. Many Visitors At Ottosen On Thanksgiving OTTOSEN -Mrs. Chris Anderson has been a medical patient at Palo Alto county hospital at Emmetsburg for over a week. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Daniel and Tiffany of Minneapolis were weekend guests of Mrs. Loran Daniel. Margaret Holt was also a Sunday dinner guest. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wier and sons of Spring Valley, Minn, were Wednesday overnight guests at the Mike Coyle home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Taylor and Jerry of Austin, Minn., were weekend guests at the Howard Hellicksons. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Olson and daughters, Mrs. Tom Olson of West Bend and KrlsBne Olson of Iowa City, visited Mr. and WOULD YOU BELIEVE... YOU CAN CHOP, SHRED AND BALE STALKS IN ONE OPERATION WITH THE BRADY FIELDMASTER? And that's not the whole story! The Fieldmaster also converts quickly for green chop operation. Or, couple it with your 2-row chopper and you get a 4-row chopper operation. BRADY FIELDMASTER 720 Just one trip thru the field with the 720 and your tandem baler is all you need to harvest baled stalks or straw for valuable bedding. Brady baler hood feeds stalks directly to pickup reels. You have to see this 8-in-l machine work to really appreciate it. Ask us lor a demonstration. BUSCHER BROS. IMPLEMENT 1015 N«. M«ln AlOONA WILLIAM HOLDEN AS "ALVtftIZ KELLY" ATTHIALOONA tHtATRI $fAftflNG SUNDAY A* a renegade adventurer, William Holden tangles with co-star Richard Widmark, left, In "Alvem Kelly," Columbia Pictures release In Panavlsion and Eastman color. Also co-starred in the Sol C. Slegel production are Janice Rule, Victoria Shaw, Patrick O'Neal and Roger C. Cartnel. Edward Dmytryk directed th* adventure drama Mrs. Art Larson at Hendrlcks, Minn. Friday and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ellis and family at Brook- ingf, S. D., Saturday. Jeanne Evenson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Evenson, visited at the home of her brother, Mr. and Mrs. David Evenson, at Liberty, Mo., over the Thanksgiving weekend. The Legion oyster and chill supper Monday night, held at the Commercial Club building, was very well attended. Darrel Jones, Mrs. Antone Speich and Marvin Montag of West Bend won turkeys at the drawing. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fredericks and Mrs. Ruby Holmes of Uvermore, Mrs. W. E. Hundertmark of West Bend and Mrs. Albert Thorsen visited a cousin at Cedar Rapids and at the Archie Struthers home at Oakdale. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Watnem and family attended the wedding of her brother, Rick Bell, and Christine Casey at Red Oak Saturday night. Mrs. Watnem helped open the gifts. Mr. Bell is an Iowa State University graduate and is employed by the American Steel Co. at Cleveland, Ohio. The Bells lived here several years. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Olson attended the wedding of Terry Meyer and Beth Peterson at Jackson, Minn. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehr- spann and her mother, Mrs. Millie Thomag ol Ft. Dodge were at Geneseo, nj, Friday and Satyr- day where they''attended/the' wedding of Nell Wehrspann: and Diane Wlrth. Saturday night they were supper guests at the Glenn Jacobsen home at Iowa City. They also visited Jesse Van Busklrk at the hospital there. Sunday they were dinner guests at the Jerry Wehrspann home, Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bauer and Jerome returned home Monday after spending a few days at the Marvin Anderson home at Milwaukee, Wise. Mrs. Anderson is a daughter of the Bauers. Tim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bennett, celebrated his sixth birthday Nov. 17. Guests at his party were his brothers, Dan, Scott and Stephen, also Brian Hoffman, Randy Bakken, Kenny Waechter, Lori Green, Julie Banwart and Shawn Bennett of Rolfe. Steven, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merril Hefty, celebrated his seventh birthday Sunday with the following dinner guests at the Hefty home; Mrs. Fay Harmon and Lowell Harmon of LuVerne and Linda McVay of Humboldt. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Ed Kemnas were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kemna and girls of Louisville, Ky., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kemna of McGregor, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Jergens and family of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. James Roupe of West Bend and Virginia Kemna of Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan McGulre and daughters of Marshall, Mo., spent their Thanksgiving vacation at the Laurel Worsters. They were all Thursday dinner guests at the Byron Naevehoiae at Bradgate. Mr. and Mrs. Merril Hefty and family were guests at a family Thanksgiving dinner at the home of his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hefty at LuVerne'. Mr. and Mrs, Dean Telford and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Moench at Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. John Larson and sons of Swea City and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Larson were Friday night visitors at the Conrad Johnsons. Mrs. Mike Coyle entertained the canasta groq> Tuesday. They are Mrs. Essie Cooper, ilrt. W. G. Cooper, Mr*, diver Kin- Mai, Mrs. Eugene Sofia* and MM. Percy Watnem. Aan Lodwlg of DM Motes spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Lodwlg. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hnseth and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Elaine Ktasetb at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Struthers and family were Sunday visitors at the R. M. Hanson home at Humboldt, Bea McClard of Des Moines was also a guest. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zeman, Howard and Norman were Sunday night visitors at the L. A. Ripperger home at Rolfe. Mr. and Mrs. Cletls Hundertmark and family were Sunday supper guests at the Richard Howieson home at Clarion. Pioneer Seed To Honor Salesman E. J. Kollasch, St. Joe, will be honored December 9 for his 16 years as a salesman for the Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company of Des Moines, Iowa. He will receive an engraved trophy In recognition of his achievement at a Pioneer party held in Mason City. Kollasch is among 24 salesmen being honored this year by Pioneer for completing 15 years as a salesman. Plan iquipment Sale At Grant A sale will be held at the Grant Township school bull- ding December 6 at 9:30 turn, to dispose of the school equipment now in the building. The building and grounds have been sold to the adjacent landowners and it is necessary to empty the building of its contents. The Grant students now attend school in Swea City and Ledyard. This is the first year for the elementary students but the high school at Grant has been clsoed for several years. In cooperation with No. Iowa Sowing Machino Co., homo of Grundig Stereos, Diamond's giving away — absolutely froo o •429 STEREO AM-FM RADIO & STEREO MULTIPLEX Just slop in at Diamond's and look at this beauty, then be sure to register for it. No purchase U necessary and you need not be present at the drawing (Dec. 23) to win this musical masterpiece. DIAMOND'S PUBLIC AUCTION THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC AUCTION AT 613 EAST ELM STREET, ALGONA, IOWA, AT 1:30 P.M., DECEMBER 3,1966, TO DISPOSE OF SOME OF THE PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE LATE MR. PETER BESCH. SOME ITEMS ARE: 1961 FALCON CAR WITH 19,800 ACTUAL MILES. ANTIQUE GRANDFATHER CLOCK. ANTIQUE BED ROOM SET. ANTIQUE PICTURES AND ROCKING CHAIR. WASHING MACHINE, ELECTRIC STOVE, REFRIGERATOR, KITCHEN TABLE, DINING ROOM TABLE AND BUFFET AND SIX CHAIRS, DAVENPORT AND CHAIR, RADIO, DRESSER, RUG, BED, FLOWER STAND, SMALL TABLES AND OTHER ITEMS INCLUDING ANTIQUES. 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