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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

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•"Alfffttt (le.) Upp*r DM Mdtnet thu«doy, March 14, 1968 Notes Of Servicemei MAJOR TOM FORBURGER NORFOLK, VA. - Army Major Thomas V. Forburger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Forburger, Wesley, arrived at the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, yd., Feb. 5, to begin studies with the 43rd class of the college. Major Forburger, whose wife Julia is with him in Norfolk, holds the Bronze Star Medal, the Vietnamese Medal of Honor, and two awards of the Army Commendation Medal. ' A member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity, he received his commission through the Reserve Officer's Training Corps program at Iowa State University, Ames, where he received his bachelor of science degree in 1958. - o - NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.- Airman David A. Camp, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Camp, R.R. 2, Algona, is a member of an organization which has earned the U. S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. Airman Camp, an aircraft mechanic in the 437th Military Airlift WingatCharlestonAFB.S.C., will wear a distinctive service ribbon to mark his affiliation with the unit. . ; The airman is a 1967 graduate of Algona High School. - o CAMP PENDLETON,CALIF.- Marine Private First Wayne A. Christiansen, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Christiansen of 406 E. State St., Algona, completed two weeks of training under simulated combat conditions in the fundamentals of day and night patroling, employment of infantry weapons, survival methods and assault tactics at this Marine Corps base. From this course, he is scheduled to go on to more advanced training before being assigned to his permanent unit. U.S. COMBAT AIR FORCES, Vietnam - Sergeant Dennis P. Madsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Madsen, Swea City, is on duty at Binh Thuy AB, Vietnam. Sergeant Madsen, a finance specialist, is assigned to a unit of the Pacific Air Forces. Be- for his arrival in southeast Asia, he served at Lackland AFB, Tex. The sergeant graduated in 1963 from Ledyard Community High School and studied at Mankato Commercial College, Mankato, Minn. - o WICHITA, KANS. - Sergeant Thomas E. Zielske, whose former guardians are Mr. and Mrs. Wayne R. Jorgensen, Swea City, is a member of a unit which has earned the U. S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. Sergeant Zielske, a fuel systems .specialist in the 381st Strategic Missile Wing at McConnell AFB, Kans., will wear the distinctive service ribbon while he is a member of the unit. Sergeant Zielske, a graduate of Swea City Community High School, attended Waldorf Junior College, Forest City. The Korean War veteran is married to the former Susan M. Hare, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Hare of Spokane, Wash. - o- GRAFENWOHR, GERMANY Army Specialist Four Milton A. Woodward, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton R. Dettman, Algona, began eight weeks of intensive field training Feb. 8 with other members of the 4th Armored Division near Grafenwohr, Germany. The exercise, which is being conducted under simulated combat conditions, includes combined armor, infantry and artillery movements, live fireing, and all phases of perimeter defense and attack. Spec. Woodward is a clerk in Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion of the division's 78th Artillery near Bamberg, Germany. Joan Dodd Of West Bend Is Wed Recently WEST BEND - Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dodd announce the marriage of their daughter, Joan Elizabeth, to Richard A. Anderson, son of Mrs. Ruth Anderson, Waukon, la. The double ring ceremony was performed March 2 in the Danforth Chapel on the campus of the University of Iowa, Iowa City. Rev. Eugene Hancock officiated. Attendants were Virginia Dodd and Richard Lovins. A reception followed the ceremony at the home of college friends of the bridal couple. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson are students at the University of Iowa and will be at home in Iowa City. - o - Airman John A. Bleuer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bleuer, •has been promoted to A/lc at"" Keesler, A. F. B., Miss. Seaman Apprentice Ervin M. Thilges, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Thilges, graduated from nine weeks of Navy basic training at the Naval Training Center, San Diego, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Thilges and family have moved to their new home. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hubbell and family moved to the Carl Brown vacated by the Mark Thilges. The LeRoy Bleuer family moved to the acreage east of town which they purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Herman Sanders. Two rural mail carriers from West Bend have been awarded safe driving awards from the National Safety Council. Elmer Banwart received a 25-year certificate for safe driving in his own estimated 6,000-7,000 miles during this time. Robert Klepper received a two-year award for safe driving. Bill Baas is a patient at Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. Jane Higgins returned home Thursday from Mercy Hospital, Mason City, after spending two weeks there, having had major surgery on her back for a ruptured disc. Mr. and Mrs. Vic Bargman spent last week in Rochester where Mr. Bargman had a checkup at Mayo Clinic. Henry Koreger underwent surgery at Methodist hospital at Rochester, March 6. Mrs. Arnold Zinnell returned ATTENTION AGRI-PRICES "WHAT'S THE REAL STORY?" A penetrating look at 1968 Agri-business, grain and livestock markets — speculation and hedging, with discussion following. Address by Edwin A. Thomas, Director of Research, Peavey Company, Commodity Services Division, Member Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Public invited. FREE coffee, doughnuts and admission. THURSDAY, MARCH 21 2 p.m.: ALGONA LIVESTOCK AUCTION, ALGONA, IA. 8 p.m.: BLUE ROOM, GARDSTON HOTEL, ESTHERVILLE, IA. FRIDAY, MARCH 82 — 9 p.m.: BRADFORD MOTOR HOTEL, STORM LAKE, IA. 8 p.m.: MEMORIAL BLDG., GARNER, IA. Sponsored By PiAVIY COMPANY COMMODITY SERVICES Phones mi or 4831 Bancroft, la. (Charles Ingalls, Broker) (20 & 22) home Friday from Pal Alto Memorial hospital, Emmetsburg, where she had major surgery. The Maberry Drive-In, across from the Grotto of Redemption, has opened for the season. The Walter McCormicks returned home from a 15-day trip to Florida where they joined an escorted tour at Jacksonville and visited St. Augustine, Kennedy Space Center, Cypress Gardens and Miami Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fehr returned Saturday evening from a three week trip to Texas. At Dallas, they visited their son Gerald and family. They also visited old Mexico. Mrs. Don Christensen underwent major surgery last Thursday at Palo Alto Memorial hospital, Emmetsburg. Seneca Bride Is Honoree At Shower SENECA-Mrs. Joseph Goyen, nee Carol Johannesen, was feted at a post-nuptial shower Monday evening at the Blakjer Lutheran church parlors. Guests were registered by the bride's sister, Debbie. Mrs. Henry Looft had charge of the program which began with the introduction of guests. Corsages were presented to the bride, also her mother, Mrs. Fred Johannesen, and her sister, Debbie. Mrs. Henry Wilberg gave devotions, after which Mrs. Ted Jensen presented two saw solos. The groom then sang and Mrs. Henry Looft gave a humorous poem. Mrs. Elmer Randaplayed a harmonica solo. Former classmates of the bride, Sandra Schadendorf Harms of Burt and Bonnie McIntire Westfall of Estherville helped open the gifts. Debbie Johannesen put ribbons and bows in a lace doll and Marcia, Cindy Kabrick and Karol Jensen helped carry gifts. Refreshments were served at a table decorated in the bride's chosen colors of pink and burgundy. An aunt of the bride, Mrs. Elmer Randa poured. Hostesses included Mesdames Myrtle. Krause, Ella Cherland, Ellen Bergum, Edna Johannesen, Lillie Johannesen, Cena Looft, Christina Vahldieck, Carville Jensen, Ethel Oftedahl, IvaWith- am, Grace Gardner, Mildred Hanisch, Eleanor Witham, Nina Rinda, Francis Wilberg, Evelyn '• Norland, Mandy England, Opal Kabrick, Esther Finnestad, Luella Cherland, Delores Boettcher and Cecelia Finnestad. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halverson attended, the funeral of Lauritz Nelson, Goldfleld, Monday. Mr. Nelson, an uncle of Mrs. Wilberg and Kenneth Halverson, had been ill and hospitalized at Mercy Hospital at Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kleigl and Carol and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bernhard were supper guests Wednesday at the Wm. Bernhard home where they all helped Gregory Bernhard observe his 4th birthday anniversary. Mrs. Edna Johannesen called Sunday at the Christena Vahldieck home, Wallingford. Other callers were Mrs. Anna Presthus and Mrs. Simpson of Algona. Sunday dinner guests of the Henry Looft's included Mr. Looft's mother, Mrs. Bertha Pommer, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit DeWaardandMr.andMrs. David Looft and children. Hollee Krause, student at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, spent last weekend with her parents, the Herbert Krauses. Sunday, they we re dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Otis England at Spencer in observance of their 6th wedding anniversary. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Herbert K. Krause and Tom Struecker. Mrs. Henry Looft attended the board meeting of the American Lutheran church women of the Emmetsburg conference Tuesday at Dolliver. Jill Jensen, student at Mankato Business College, came Friday to attend funeral services for Mrs. Art Bergum and then spent the weekend with her parents, the Ted Jensens. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Helgen and sons spent the weekend with the latter's father, Martin Wilberg, Fenton, in observance of his 79th birthday anniversary. Mrs. John Johannesen was hostess to the Modern Mixer Club at her home Tuesday. During the brief business meeting, a donation was given to the Easter Seal Fund. Following a social hour, refreshments were served. Mrs. Minda Lange and Dwane of Grundy Center were Saturday night guests of the Henry Wil- bergs. Sunday, they accompanied the Wilbergs to Armstrong where they attended the wedding reception for Mr. and Mrs. Victor Clabaugh. Diane Bonnicksen and Victor Clabaugh were married Saturday at the Little Brown Church, Nashua. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Vaudt and family, also their daughter, Candace, Iowa City, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Hanifan of Knofc- ville, Mr. and Mrs. Dixon Zander and girls of Walnut and the E.K. Johnsons of Fenton were Sunday dinner guests at the Kenneth Johnsons, Fenton. Wed 50 Years WEST BEND - Mr. and Mrs. Lon Brown will be honored on their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house in their home March 16 from 2 to 4 p. m. Their children will be hosts. 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