The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1967 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1967
Page 11
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12—Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moine* Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1967 Herb Hackbarth Named Master Swine Raiser Herbert Hackbarth, Whittemore farmer and pork producer, was honored last week by being named as one of 17 Iowa farmers earning a Master Swine Producer award, for 1966. The awards were presented at a banquet in Des Moines, at the 25th such ceremony in the history of the honor. Awards were presented on the basis of records covering litter size, growth and market weights, among other factors. The Kossuth County Pork Producers Ass'n was named the outstanding organization in District 2 by the state association. Charles Nygaard of Wesley is president of the county group. A banquet by the county association is planned for Jan 11 at the Swea City high gym, starting at 7 p.m. Services Jan. 6, West Bend, Erma Bonnstetter Funeral services for Mrs. Erma Bonnstetter, 63, of West Bend, were held at 1:30 p. m. Friday at First Methodist church with Rev. Galen Peckham officiating. Burial was in the West Bend cemetery. Schellhammer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bonnstetter died Tuesday morning of last week at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. She had been a patient there for about a week, but her death from an apparent heart attack was unexpected. Mrs. Bonnstetter, the former Erma Ditch, was born and educated at West Bend. In 1922 she married Chris Bonnstetter in Algona. Surviving is her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Knoer of Golden, Colo., and three grandchildren. She was a member of the First Methodist church Former Ledyard Woman Dies Mrs. Jenny Dreesman, 86, formerly of Ledyard, who had lived at an Ackley nursing home for the past 10 years, died Wednesday afternoon at Ellsworth Community Hospital at Iowa Falls. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Lakota Presbyterian Church, with burial in Olena Mound Cemetery at Buffalo Center. Mrs. A. C. Schissel of Fairmont, a daughter, survives. \ Creamery At Lakofa Sold, Estherville Co. Lakota milk drinkers are now receiving their beverages from the Estherville Coop Creamery. The Lakota Creamery Co., which served 55 Lakota area patrons has recently been purchased by the Estherville Creamery. The Lakota plant owned and operated by the Milk Producers Cooperative of Mason City, was no longer able to operate as a receiving station. The plant's equipment is to be liquidated, but officials say the building will be used to store supplies and milk cans temporarily. Keith Sunde and Jon Gilbertson, employees of the Lakota group, will be employed by the Estherville plant. Square Dance The Promenaders Square Dance club will hold a dance Friday, Jan. 13, at the KC hall beginning at 8:30 p.m. There will be a dispaly of western clothes. Dick Williams, Des Moines, will be the caller. Free lunch will served and dancers and guests are invited. Square dance lessons will being Wed. Jan. 11 and will continue for 10 weeks. For more information, call 295 5313 or 295-3007. 3 Promotions Announced By Swonson Stores Three promotions in Swanson's Stores, Inc., were announced last week after the firm's annual stockholder's meeting. A. L. Swanson, who has been president since the firm was incorporated, was named chairman of the board. Replacing Swanson as president will be Robert D. Swanson, who has been with the firm 20 years. Wayne J. Brooker was elected vice president; he has been In the Swanson organization 24 years and until his appointment had been supervisor of stores and buyer. Phillip K. Lothrop was re-elected secretary-treasurer, a position he has held for several years. Swanson's Stores operates 12 retail stores and has its headquarters at Cherokee. The company employs over 400 people. The Algona Swanson Store is the newest in the company, which also operates stores In Minnesota. Decorated With Air Force Medal SEMBACH, GERM ANY-Master Sergeant Richard W.Nielsen, grandson of Mrs. J. H. Nielsen, 609 So. Moore St., Algona, has been decorated with the U. S. Air Force Commendation Medal at Sembach AB, Germany. The sergeant is a veteran of the Korean War. A graduate of Ringsted High School, he received his B. A. degree In physical education from the State College of Iowa In 1951 and is a member of Sigma Tau Gamma. Leora St. John Passes; Rites Are Pending Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Leora Klahr St. John, 68, well-known Algona lady who died Saturday at the Good Samaritan Home here where she had been a resident for some time, were pending at McCullough Funeral Chapel here at press time. She was born April 24, 1878, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Klahr, and married George W. St. John July 13, 1918. He preceded her in death here Feb. 21, 1958. She was a 1900 graduate of the University of Wisconsin and taught mathematics in schools in Ohio, Washington and Iowa and was a former secretary of the school board here. Mrs. St. John had been a member of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years. Survivors Include a sister, Mrs. Florence McNown, Lawrence, Kans.; two nephews and two nieces. A NEW DRAWING WILL BE HELD EACH WEEK ^^^••^^^•^^^^B^^^^Bp^^^BB^^^BB^^^MB^^^BB^^^BB^^^HB^^^lB^^^^B^^^^B^^^EB^^^BBp^^^H^^^^B W° CASH GIVE-AWAY EACH WEEK!! Starting this Saturday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m., Schultz Bros, will be giving away a possible total of $150 cash. YOU MAY BE A WINNER . . . All you need to do is register at either the service station or garage — if you have a valid drivers license. Five $5 bills will be given away to five lucky winners. If any winner has bought either a new or used car during the preceeding week then he win an additional $25! So a maximum of $150 might be given away — at feast $25 each week ! Each week, all registration slips will be discarded. A NEW CONTEST STARTS ! Enter all you like - every week. Each drawing will be held over KLGA radio at 2 p.m. Saturdays — listen for your name ! • STOP IN AND REGISTER NOW AT • EITHER THE GARAGE OR SERVICE STA• TION. YOU MAY BE A WINNER IN • THE $150 CASH GIVE-AWAY I !*••• GAS FOR LESS - PREMIUMS, TOO I SCHULTZ BROS. South Phillips Transportation Headquarters BUICK - PONTIAC - CADIUAC ALGONA, IOWA r

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