The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 16, 1967 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 16, 1967
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2-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Molnes Thursday, Feb. 16, 1967 A/3C Groen Is Now Stationed In Illinois VIRGIL E. GROEN A/3C Virgil E. Groen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Groen, Algona, is now stationed at Chanute Air Force Base, El., where he is attending tech school. The young Airman entered the service Dec. 18, 1966 and went to Lackland AFB, Texas, where he completed basic training Feb. 2. Notes Of iServicemen HAMPTON, VA. - Richard D. Dreyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Dreyer, Algona, has been promoted to airman second class in the U. S. Air Force. Airman Dreyer is an administrative specialist at Langley AFB, Va. He is a member of the Tactical Air Command which provides battlefield firepower, precision jet photo reconnaissance and air mobility for the nation's ground forces. The airman is a graduate of Algona High School. U. S. ARMY, VIETNAM — Army Specialist Fourth Class Walter T. Rich Jr., 20, whose father lives at 109 N. Phillips, Algona, received the Purple Heart Medal Jan. 19 in Vietnam. Spec. Rich a squad leader with Company C. 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade, entered theyArmy in October 1965 and was assigned at Ft. Benning, Ga. He is a 1964 graduate of Algona Com. High School. - o U. S. ARMY, VIETNAM- Army Private First Class Larry D. Evers, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Evers, Algona, has arrived in Vietnam with his unit, the 9th Infantry Division. Pvt, Evers is a driver in the "Old Reliable" Division which was last stationed at Ft. Riley, Kans. The 9th boasted four Medal of Honor winners in World WarE. Pvt. Evers is assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion of the division's 4th Artillery. His wife, Judy, lives at Whittemore. PHAN RANG, VIETNAM — Army Private First Class Richard L. Cushman, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Cushman, Titonka, recently returned to his base camp in Phan Rang with his unit, the 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne Divison, after more than a year of combat in the jungles of Vietnam. Pvt. Cushman is a machine gunner. This unit covered 400 miles, a great deal of which included roads blocked by the Viet Cong for several years, and proved that the infamous Vietnamese Highway 1 is open and safe for civilians to traverse. The land movement covered stretches on the highway that had not been traveled since the French departure over a decade ago. RETIREE After 40 years as a brakeman for the Milwaukee railroad, Clifford Todd of Perry is retiring. Mr. Tood worked in the Perry division all that time. SHOWER HONOREES A double bridal shower, honoring Mrs. John Hardgrove and Mrs. Ronald Sorlie, was given at the Legion Hall, Feb. 6, with the following hostesses: Mrs. Delbert Sankey and Mrs. Eugene Sankey, Garner; Mrs. Durwood Kern, Estherville; Mrs. Lloyd Kern and Mrs. Clarence Yager, Fenton; Mrs. Perry Lowman, Mrs. Clifford Etherington, Mrs. Willis Etherington, Mrs. John Scuflham, Mrs. Paul Schneider, Mrs. Frank Kern and Mrs. Charles Bloom, Algona. - o SON IS 5 Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Muckey had as dinner guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Muckey, who helped observe the fifth birthday of their grandson, Jimmy, who was flve years old. Saturday, his mother, Mrs. Stanley Muckey, entertained his little friends, Jeff McGinnis, Joey Dutton and Tom Hedlund at lunch served after they had gone to the matinee. - o - BIRTHDAY CLUB Mrs. L. R. Potter entertained her birthday club Thursday. The anniversary of Mrs. John McGuire was observed. - o - CLUB HOSTESSES Mrs. Lloyd Muckey was hostess to her bridge club Feb. 15. Mrs. L. E. Hovey is entertaining her bridge club Thursday evening. - o - ATTEND DINNER Mr. and Mrs. C. R, Schoby returned from their trip in the southwest in time to attend the Republican dinner Saturday night at the Veterans Auditorium, Des Moines. Others from this area in attendance' were Dr. and Mrs. John Schutter, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver S. Carlson, MS.pand Mifs:'" Karl Kiilsholnv Mr. and Mrs. Joe Skow, Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Thoreson, Mrs. Mae Riter, Dick Godfredson, Angus Cotton of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. William Ley, Lakota, and Mr. and Mrs. James Mallory, LuVerne. The Schobys had been at West Phoenix, Ariz, visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Thoreson, and many former Al- gonans. - o - PLAYED BRIDGE Mrs. John Snere entertained her bridge club last Tuesday. High score prize was won by Mrs. Wm. Bestenlehner and low went to Mrs. Dale Farnham. - o - HOSTS BRIDGE Mrs. Fritz Nielsen was hostess to her bridge club last Wednesday. - o - COUPLES CLUB Couples Club will meet Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gilmore. RUTH CIRCLE Ruth Circle of the Presbyterian church will meet Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. Hostesses are Mrs. Robert Bomgaars and Mrs. Donald Howe. Program by Mrs. Galen De- Valois and devotions by Mrs. Keith Christie. - o - PLAYED CARDS Mrs. Arnie Ricklefs entertained her bridge club Thursday evening. - o - CIRCLE MEETINGS Circles of the Methodist church will meet Feb. 16 as follows: Sept., Mrs. C. H. Simpson; Oct., Mrs. William Wyatt; Nov., Mrs. John Cash; Dec., Mrs. Clarence Bruns; Jan. Mrs. Robert McCullough; Mar., Mrs. Theodore Hutchison; April, Mrs. Ed Blumer; May, Mrs.L.R. Potter; June #1, Mrs. James Andreasen; June #2, Mrs. Kirk Hayes. HAS BIRTHDAY Mrs. Henry Furst is observing a birthday anniversary Wednesday and is having as dinner guests the members of her birthday club. They are Mrs. Wm. Geering, Mrs. Karl Willason, Mrs. Paul Richardson, Mrs. Newton Hleter, Mrs. Don Sparks, Mrs. Jess Lashbrook and Mildred Robinson. - o BEAN SUPPER Various committees are meeting to make plans for the Bean Supper to be held Feb. 22 at the V.F.W. hall, a benefit for the Kossuth County Historical Society. The dinner will be followed by a program, being arranged by Stewart McFadden. The Izaak Walton League members are preparing the dinner and doing other chores. ST. JOE 1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiii Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker returned home Saturday from nearly a month's visit with relatives and friends In California. They visited a brother, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Becker In Fullerton, Calif., a niece, Mrs. F. P. Swan and family, Chula Vista, and niece Mr. and Mrs. Danny Miller, Buena Park, Cllf. Allan Becker returned to his work at Collins Radio In Cedar Rapids Sunday after spending the past four weeks here with his brother Jim while their parents were in Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Art Becker and Lisa, Iowa City, spent the weekend here in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kohl" haas and Mrs. Delmer Plathe spent the weekend at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., visiting their sons, Howard Kohlhaas and Richard Plathe, and attended the 3rd Battalion open house. They also visited Alvin Bormann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Bormann. Enroute they were dinner guests In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ringsdorf and Mike in Center- vllle and returning were supper guests Sunday evening at the Ringsdorf home. Mr. and Mrs. DeanDodds, Debbie, Murl and Lori, Algona, spent the weekend here in the home of Mrs. Dodds' parents, Mr. and MJ;S. Raymond Kohlhaas, while they were on a weekend trip to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. DONORS Three Oakland residents qualified for the 3-gallon pin given by the Red Cross bloodmoblle earlier this month. They are Alfreda Swenson, Wayne Brandes and Theil Turner. A large number received 2-gallon pins also. * * * Advice is usually as welcome as a cactus plant in a bathroom. HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S ANNUAL BEAN SUPPER "Washington's Birthday Party" VFW Hall - Algona, Iowa Wednesday, February 22 HOME BAKED BEANS - BAKED HAM BOSTON BREAD — Horseradish Sauce — Cabbage Slaw Hard Rolls - Butter — Jam - Washington Cream Pie Coffee - Milk SERVING: 5 to 7:30 P.M. Entertainment Upstairs — 6:30 to 8:30 Adults- $1.50 Under 12 - $1 P.E.O. SISTERHOOD Mrs. Theodore Hutchison, assisted by Alvina Miller, were hostesses to the P.E.O. 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