The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 18, 1962 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 18, 1962
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DECEMBER IS, 1962 Lavon Steinberger Weds Algona Man, December 8 Fenton — Mrs Lavon Steinberger and Glen Holtorf, Algona, were married at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, by Rev. Arnold Herbst at the First Methodist church, Sioux- Falls, So. Dak. Their attendants were Mrs Howard Schulte of Windom, Minn, and Lee Cook of Estherville. The newlyweds were hosts at a wedding dance Saturday night at the Skyline Ballroom in Estherville. Table flowers were a surprise gift from the bride's brother, Harlan Askeland and family, and from her aunt and uncle, Mr and Mrs Duane Widdel and son Gary all of Mesa, Ariz. The Holt- orfs have postponed their wedding trip until school closes for the holidays. Then they will take the three Steinberger boys, Marlyn 16, Roger 14 and Jimmie 8 with them to visit relatives in Arizona. The boy's father was the late Donald Steinberger. Holtorf is employed at the Gamble store in Algona. The couple will live in Fenton. Seneca Church Xmas Program Seneca — Blakjcr Lutheran Church Women held its Christmas program at the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Mrs Fred Johannesen had charge of the program. Rev. Stanley Hansen gave the Christmas devotions. Cause of the Month was presented by Mrs Fred Johannesen. A special offering was taken for the Bible Society and the Book Mission. "Come, Hear the Bells", was presented by Mrs Fred Johannesen as leader, Mrs P. H. Jensen as reader, Mrs John Johannesen as pianist, Mrs Ted Jensen as instrumentalist and Mrs Otto Wilberg and Mrs Esther Jensen as vocalists. A Christmas smorgasbord was served by the hostesses, Mrs Kenneth Thompson and Bertha Olsen. Guests included Mrs Bertha Pommer of Algona and Mrs Robert Engstrom and dau ghter, Roberta of Burt. Seneca t-II Met Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H club met at Lone Rock Monday evening with 20 members. Roger Jensen showed slides of the club tour and others taken while he and his family attended the World's Fair this past summer. The group enjoyed a Christmas gift exchange after which refreshments were enjoyed. Kenneth Beaver reported club activities. Mrs Everett Witham attended the 4 Corners Mothers and Daughters luncheon at Good Hope recently. Following the 1 o'clock luncheon the group enjoyed a Christmas gift exchange. A holiday guest at the Charles Beavers will be her mother, Mrs Henry Brown of Estherville. Everett Wilham was pleasantly surprised on his birthday, Monday, when neighbors and friends dropped in. Enjoying the courtesy were Mr and Mrs Ray Hoppus, Mr and Mrs Babe Gilbertson and Jay Graham of Burt; Mr and Mrs Dave Lynch, Lone Rock; Mr and Mrs Joe Lynch, Lone Rock; Mr and Mrs Fred Johannesen; Mr and Mrs Wayne Lynch, Mr and Mrs Elmer Witham, and Mr and Mrs Oscar Patterson of Ringsted. The group played 500. Mrs Wayne Lynch and Ray Hoppus won prizes for having high scores, Babe Gilberlson and Dave Lynch, low, and Fred Johannesen the travel prize. Mrs Bertha Pommer of Algona spent several days last week at the home of her son, the Henry Loofts. Golden Wedding For Ed Schleis December 23 Fenton — Mr and Mrs Ed Schlei will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 23, with an open house at the farm home of Marold Schlei. No special invitations are being sent and all relatives and friends are invited to come from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday afternoon callers of Mrs Kenneth Johnson were Mrs Clarence Wegener, Mrs Marlin Wcgcncr and family, Mrs E. K Johnson and Mrs Charles Feye and family. "Mr and Mrs Harold Luff man and family, Storm Lake, were Sunday Dec. <J supper guests of Mr and Mrs William Hantelman. Mr and Mrs Kaymnml Stoebei wore Sunday dinner guests of the Irvin Kassulke's, Trimont, Minn. Sunday. Dec. !). dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Ole Peterson were Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Ed Mitchell and Mr and Mrs Tom Manlcy and Lori. Fenton Area Churches Plan Xmas Program Fetiton — The Fenton area churches are all having Christmas services as follows. St. John Lutheran church, Penton, Rev. W. H. Friedrich. On Christmas eve the Sunday schpoi program at 7:30, and on Christmas day, morning worship at 9:00 a.m. Fenton Methodist church, Rev. Paul C. Hoyt,. The Sunday school program was Dec. 16 and there will be a candlelight service on Christmas eve at 8:00 p.m. St. John's Lutheran church, Depew, Rev. Oliver Johnson. On Sunday evening, Dec. 23, there will be the Sunday school program. On Christmas day there will be morning worship at 10:30 a.m. On New Year's Eve the young people will have a service. St. Luke's Lutheran church, Fairville, Rev. R. D. Eckelman. On Christmas eve the Sunday School program will be at 7:30 p.m. On Christmas day there will De morning worship at 9 a.m. There will be a New Year Eve services at 7:30 p.m. and morning worship on New Years day at 9 a.m. Immanual Lutheran church, Lot ts Creek, Rev. Arnold Vehling. On Christmas eve there will be the Sunday school and Christian day school program at 7 p.m. and on Christmas day morning worship at 9 a.m. There will be a New Years eve service, Holy Communion at 7 p.m. and morning worship on New Years Day at 9 a.m. I' B l*l ' •a»'iwiy CAP!W V Molchinq Dryer Available GIVE HER A AUTOMATIC WASHER WITH THE BIG 12 lb CAPACITY STAINLESS STEEL TUB RUST-PROOF, CHIP-PROOF Prices start at... 199.75 STOEBER HARDWARE - Fenton ^••••••••••••••••••••••••£""""J^" FENTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GERALD VOIGT INSURANCE FENTON, IA. THE FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You To Fenton WEISBROD Implement Company NEW IDEA, DEERE and GEHL EQUIPMENT Bus. Phpn« 3 K 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building • Remodeling PHONi 125 pr 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa Fenton Native Succumbs To Heart Attack Fenton —Mrs Thelma Helgason 58, a former Fenton resident died suddenly Wednesday at Holy Fam ily hospital. She had suffered heart attack early in the day a her Armstrong home. Mrs Hel gason was born August 8, 1904 a Fenton, a daughter of John an Elizabeth Dempsey. Her mothe survives and lives in Armstrong Thelma Dempsey attended th ^enton school, State Teachers Col- ege, Cedar Falls and a beauty school in Estherville. In 1923 she was married to Chris Godfredson. He died in 1953. She operated a beauty shop al Ringsted in 1953 and was married to Lloyd Helgason in 1955 and he died in 1959. Surviving besides her mother are a sister, Mrs Eugene Pearson, Bclmond, and step sons. Gene Helgason, Armstrong, and Eddie Ilelgason, Owatonna, Minn. Private funeral services were held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Slaba Funeral home, Armstrong. The Rev. Bernard Nagel officiated with burial at the Danish Lutheran church cemetery, Ringsted. Wed 40 Years, Honored With Dec. 9 Gathering Frnlnn — Mr and Mrs Richan Hengel were honored Sunday, Dec 9 at the observance of their 4011 wedding anniversary when ihcii children sponsored a dinner for 3( relatives in the home of Mr and Mrs Derwood Voigt near Fenton Lunch was attended by 05 rela lives in the afternoon with Mi- Arthur Krausc pouring the coffee. Four of their five children attended Sunday's celebration with their families. They were Virginia, Mrs Lyle PouLson of Lake Crystal, Mimi. Betty, Mrs Ronald Bocck and Karen Hengel, both of Amboy, Minn, and Marlys, Mrs Derwood Voigt of Fenton. Unable to attend were Marion, Mrs Ralph Tcmpluton and her family of Torance, Calif, where her husband is Naval officer. Elvira Dreyer and Richard Hengel were married )ec. 14, 1922, by the late Rev. Max "Yiedrifh, then pastor of St. John's Lutheran church of Fen- 011 and St. Luke's Lutheran church at Fairville. They are now •etired and live near Amboy Minn. Reisner Infant Baptism, Dec, 9 Fenton — Timothy David Reisler, three week old son of Mr and firs Vernon Reisner, Estherville, was baptized Sunday, Dec. 9, at mmanuel Lutheran church, Lotts Creek. Mr and Mrs Walter Johnon, Akron, Ohio, sister and bro- her-in-law of Reisner were spon- ors but were unable to attend. Miss Judy Eigler and Miss Jane Sllen Lieb were sponsors by >roxy. Dinner guests of the N. H. ieisners that day were the Ver- rcon Reisners, Miss Eigler and Miss Lieb, Mr and Mrs Norman ,arsen and Mary Lou, Mrs Ella Nelson, Mrs Frieda Siems, Mrs Dora Haack, Mr and Mrs Ervin Seeley and Lydia Wichtendahl. 240 Acre Farm Near Fenton Sold, 850 Acre Fenton — Mr and Mrs Gerald i,angerman have purchased the Will Weisbrod farm of slightly more than 240 acres for $350 per acre. Part of the land joins his 'ather, Albert (Jim Langerman's 'arm. Mr and Mrs George Murphy are presently living on the 'arm and the Langermans won't lake possession until March of 1964. Women's Club Party The Fenton Women's Club met for their annual Christmas party and guest day in the Fenton Methodist church parlors, Tuesday af ternoon. Hostesses were Mrs Arlo Ranney, Mrs Charles Newel, Mrs Emil Frank and Mrs Olaf Norlanc and the program committee was Mrs Ed Bruhn, Mrs J. A. Sch wartz and Mrs Ernest Votteler Roll call was answered by each member introducing her guest Rev. Paul C. Hoyt presented a puppet show and exhibited and ex plained the difference between i marionette and hand puppet. H< also showed a very old puppc from Burma made of buffalo hide The ladies sang Christmas carol before and after the puppet slw and lunch was served by the hos esses. Published By The Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa MRS. JANICE STUCKI News Editor Xmas Concert At Sentral Hi December 19 Fenton — The Vocal Department f the Sentral High School will ive its annual Christmas Concert n Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 .m, in the high school auditorium. )ne hundred and twenty-two stu- cnts from the Senior and Junior igh school will participate in the rogram. The Junior high chorus will pre- ent a Nativity Play with tradi- ional Carols entitled "There Way 3ne Who Gave A Lamb." Solo- sts are Steven Kennedy and Roya- ee Sankey. The Wayfarers who re ready to give their god , r rain or flowers only when they hemselves no longer have need )f them, cannot find their way to he Christ Child, nor can they understand the wondrous things the loavenly Angels tell. The High School Chorus, com- >rised of 70 members will perform he new Cantata, "Born A King". >y John W. Peterson. It was pub- ished in 1961. Soloists will be lennae Volteler, Judy Jolley: Marilyn Johnson, Carol Zumach Trancis Lieb, Dennis Dahl and Gerald Luedtke. They will be accompanied by pianist Jacqueline Laabs and organist Don Yager. Through John W. Peterson's dedicated effort in this Cantata, singer as well as listener should find new inspiration from this story that never grows old. The public is cordially invited to attend the program. There is no admission charge. A free will offering will taken. LONE ROCK By Mrs. Jim Marlow Mrs Laurence Ditlmer was host ess for the Happy Homemakers Club at her home Nov. 28. Mrs Dittmer entertained her guests with films of her daughter Mary Ann who is in California. The next meeting will be held Dec. 19 at the home of Mrs Clair Bolling- cr. This meeting will be the Christmas party. Mr and Mrs Richard Winter and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of his parents. Mr and Mrs William Winter, Algona. Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and family spent Sunday evening at the Bud Miller home. Mr and Mrs Ornic Behrends were Sunday dinner guests at the Sieb Behrends home in Humboldt Mr and Mrs Dale Schrocricr anc family were F r i d a y evening guests of Mr and Mrs Irvin Klatt of Fenton. Guests at the Ornic Behrends home Thursday night were Mr and Mrs Leo Ramus and Linda, Mr and Mrs Jim Long, Everett Householder, Bernard Pettit. The occasion was in honor of Ornie's birthday. Mr and Mrs Morton Larson and family of Mason City were guests last weekend at the Dennis Pricbe home. Mr and Mrs Bud Miller and family were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the Keith Korbcr home in Einmelsburg. Mr and Mrs Sylvester Brace and family visited Sunday at the Henry Elbert and Leo Immerfall homes in Algona. Mrs Maude Blanchard. Mr and Tuesday, December 18, 1962 Al^onu Ua.) Upper Des Moines—S Vlrs Don Blanchard and Mrs Wendell Steven nnd children of jaurens were guests at the Jesse Blanchard home Sunday after loon, in honor of Cindy's birthday Mr and Mrs Laurence Oitlmrr and Margaret and Bob Angus at tended .lorry Angus' wedding Sun day afternoon at Bethlehem Lutheran church at Manly. Mr and Mrs Harold lllg nnd boys were Tuesday evening guests at the Dale Schrooder home Mr and Mrs Dale Schrnoder wore Sunday dinner guests at iho Henry Schrooclor home and Sun day evening visitors at the Dean Culbertsons. Mr and Mrs Herb Nelson and family wore guests recently at the Verlyn Honning hnme in Clark.-> villr The occasion was a celebration of the fifth birthday and anniversary of adoption of the Honning's Korean daughter. Lucy. The Nelsons also have adopted Korean children, a boy Kevin, and a girl Holly. Mrs Kvorelt Witham attended lite Mothers and Daughters 4 Corner Club meeting at the Good Hope church Thursday. The occasion WHS marked by a luncheon and exchange of gifls as part of the Christinas program. The club members packed a box of toys and gifts which will be sent lo the Children's Homo at Council Bluffs. Depew Circle The Depew Fellowship Circl met Thursday afternoon at th lome of Mrs Mclvin Berkland Mrs Albert Mitchell led the devo ions. They sang carols and each Tiember contributed to the pro gram with a Christmas poem or •eading. Guests were Mrs Harvey -lenriksen, Mrs Bennic Berkland Mrs Ed Mitchell, Mrs Tom Manley and Mrs Paul Zumach. Help Hose Bowl Float The Fenton Lutheran Laymen's League had a Christmas party Tuesday evening beginning with i> potluck supper. Following supper there were devotions and then a business meeting at which the progress of the dartball games was reported and the first homr game was on Monday night with Burt. The league voted to give $3 to the Lutheran Hour float for the Rose Bowl Parade on New Yeai Day The program committee it to order the film of the Rose Bow! Parade for a future meeting. Mrs James Meyer and Mrs Frank See Icy were in charge of the program They played "I've Got A Secret' with Richard Thoo.sfield, narrator and panelists, Mrs Richard Thees tield, Mrs Victor Struccker. Cal vin Vaudt and Frank Seeley. Con test ants were Mr and Mrs William Hantelman, Mrs Ervin Borchard and Mr and Mrs Darre-1 Dreyer. The Fenton REPORTER Is The Only Publication Printed mat Takes An Interest In Feutonl UOYP M, BERKLAND Licensed Real Estate Broker and Farm loan* And Auction Service Phone ?33 Fenton, Iowa A number of new items for the Sentral Community School District have been placed in operation during recent weeks. There is a new sign, "Sentral Community High School" on the high school building presented by the class of 1962. The class of 1962 also presented a new portable sound systern. The girls have a new set of white basketball uniforms. There is a new 48 passenger Carpenter Bus Body mounted on an 8 cylinder International truck. This bus is driven by Roger Long. Mr and Mrs Jack Gerlinrt enter ed at a 500 card party Saturday evening, Dec. 8. Five tables were in play and prize winners were Roy Bierlc, high, Lyle Newel, second high. Mrs Junior Hurlburt nigh, Mrs Dale Schrader, second ligh and Mrs Don Shaw, low. Mr and Mrs Floyd Duncan of Fenton accompanied Mr and Mrs Smil Person of Lone Rock to Osakis. Minn. Dec. 7, for a visit at he Chris Christenscn home. The hree ladies are sisters. Enroutc hoy stopped at the R. E. Ressler home at Willmar. They returned home on Dec. 10 and stopped at Belgrade, Minn, to call on the Herbert Wallaces. Mrs Wallace is a niece of the ladies. Mrs Kd Bruhn. William Iliintcl- man and Gerhart Hantelman attended one of the community concerts at Fort Dodge Thursday evening where Grant Johannesen was the featured artist. Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell and Mr and Mrs Clarence Underwood were Sunday evening, Dec. (I, supper guests of Mr and Mrs Richard Underwood. The occasion was Lynctte's 6th birthday. Ward Huske, La Grange Park 111 visited Dec. 5 to 7 with w parents, Dr. and Mrs E. W. Ru.skc The Thursday afternoon Bridge club met Thursday afternoon ai Mrs Emil Franks. Throe tables were in play with Mrs L nrcnci Wegener, Mrs Ernest Votteler anc Mrs Nettie Yager the prize win ncrs. Mrs E. W. Huske was • CHAIRS and ROCKERS Dozens and Dozens To Choose From [AUTOMATIC WASHER Prices Start at Mrs frank Weisbrod and and Mrs Robert Weisbrod were Sunday evening, Dec. 9 dinne guests of Mr and Mrs Wilfrec Stocber. St. John's Lutheran church Sui day school and teachers went Christinas caroling Thursday evening. They returned to the church fur sandwiches and hut chocolate prepared by Mrs W. H. Friedrich, Mrs Williard Menz, Mrs Lloyd Kern and Mrs Waller Juntz. Circle Meeting The Jane Circle iif the Method- st WSCS met Wednesday after noon at the home of Mrs Jessie Newel with Mrs Paul Hudson and Mrs Wendell Kusch assisting hostesses. Eighteen members were present. Mrs Hi.lph Nichols and Urs Raymond X.uiefel had charge rf the devotions and program and were assisted by Mrs bred Pruel, Mrs Paul Hoyt and Mrs I aul by- ses. Mrs Clarence Underwood led the prayer circle. Judy Eigler. a student at SCI Cedar Falls, \isited over the weekend with her parents. Mr and Mrs Paul Eigler She was home for the baptism of Timothy Reisner at which she was a sponsor Fenton Firemen met Monday evening, Dec 10. Election of officers was held with the follow ing elected: Chief, Merle Voigt; assistant chief, Hay Utnof; secretary - treasurer. Marion Stucki, and director, James Meyer. Mr and Mrs Krnest Mueller re turned Saturday. 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