The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1957 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 8, 1957
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MIS. AftMTH HAIVBJSON ifienten August 8, 1957 Publish** If tut tjpptt 0W Met Ge., Almond, town Seneca Lady, 74, Drops Dead In Son's Home Seii*e«~-Senecans were shocked Saturday evening 1o hear of 1hc fudden death of Mrs P. H Petersen. 74, of Seneca. Death resulted from an acute heart at- lack. As was her custom Mrs Pclcrscn walked across the street to (he home of her son Alfred so lhat she might accompany the family to town that evening. She entered the house, snl down nn a chair and dropped over dead. Dr. Smith of Ringsted was called immediately. Hr pronounced her death instantaneous due to an accule heart attack. Funeral services were set for Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home at Ringsted and 2 o'clock at. St. John's Lutheran church fhc-re. Her nephew, the Rev Carlo Petersen. will officiate a' the service. She is survived by two sons end a daughter, Alfred of Seneca, Holgar of Algona, and Mrs Anna Hanson of Ringsted. Mr Petersen preceded her in death about two years ago. Obituary Of Walter Widdel Fenton •«- Walter Henry Widdel, son of Christopher and Juliane Widdel, was born May 17, 1889 in Bennington Township Blackhawk County. He was baptized June 30th, 1889. When he was about 4 years old, his parents moved to near Fenton to a farm now owned by Edwin Uthof. Here he grew to manhood. On Dec. 30, 1914 he was united in marriage to Helen Elizabeth Wessel. Two sons, Merwin and Duane, were born to this union. After their marriage, he anil his wife farmed in the Seneca and Fenton vicinities 'and 'il) the year of 1936 mov'eS to thpir Fenton home. On April 20. 1924 he became a member of the Fenton Mfrthodis: Churth. He was a faithful church member and he became a charter member of the Homebuilders Sundry School Class 34 years ago. During the time the Sunday School had an orchestra he Was an enthusiastic Trombone player. Constructive Community Projects were of interest to him always. He was a member of the Seneca and Fenton Town Band. Ho was a quiet friend to the children with their bicycles of this community. He was like a good watch; open face, pure gold, quietly busy, and full of good works. For about the last year, liif health became impaired, and on June 10, 1957 was hospitalized at Esthetville where he remained with the exception of one week that he spent at home. After he had returned to the hospital the second lime, death came July 29, at 12:35 p.m. Survivors include his wife. Helen; two sons, Merwin ot Ringsted, and Duane of Fenton; and seven grandchildren. Also two brothers, Edward of Inglewood, Calif., and Harry of Armstrong; and five sisters: Mary (Mrs George Fink), Waterloo; Carrie (Mrs August Haase), Algona; Anna (Mrs John Boevers). El Reno, Okla.; Bertha (Mrs Theo WeisbrqrJ), Fairmont, Minn.; Minnie (Mrs Louis Weisbrod), Fenton, and other relatives and n host of friends. Attending from out of town were relatives and friends from California, Minnesota, Missouri, Edgewood, Charles City, Manchester, Cedar Falls, Mason City. Colesburg, Ames, Des Moines, Waterloo, Bancroft, Algona, Woolstock, Graettinger, Bt. Ansgar, Ringsted, Armstrong, Es- thefville, Cylinder, Spirit Lake and Burt. Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m. at txt Methodist church in Fenton. Yvonne Borchardt Bride, Larry Beckley of Penton Yvonne Vivian Borchardt, daughter of Mr and Mrs O. J. Borchardt of Fenton, became the bride of Larry L. Beckley, son of Mr and Mrs j. F. Beckley, formerly of Fenton, in a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. W. H. Friederich in St. John's Lutheran church at Fenton Sunday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. The bride was attired in a gown of nylon tissue with a fitted bodice with sequins and pearl lace insets, a full ballerina skir! and a veil of nylon tissue and a heart-shaped hectpicce of beaded lace. She wore pearl ear rings, a gift of the bridegroom, and carried yellow roses, white and orchid asters. Matron of honor was Mrs Kenneth Neitzel, sister of the bride, and bridesmaid was Mrs Franklin Rusch. sister of the bridegroom Russell Beckley, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Ervin Borchardt, brother of the bride, was groomsman ,and Virgil Borchardt, brother of the bride, and Franklin Husch, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, were ushers. Organist was Elsie Meyer and Glennis Finnestad was soloist. A reception was held in the church parlors following the wedding ceremony. About 100 guests and friends of the couple attended. Linda Loek of Elmhurst, 111., was in charge of the guest book, Mrs Erwin Borchardt and Mrs Ray Priebe, Fenton, cut the cake, Mrs Virgil Borchardt, Fenton. was in charge of gifts and table waitresses were Aivina Miller, Mrs Nancy Hainzirxger, Sharon Wichtendahl, Nelda Meyer and Delores Borchardt. The bride is a 1957 t »<aduate of Senlral high school and is employed at the First Trust & Savings Bank at Fenton. The bridegroom is a graduate of Hospers high school and teacher- junior high school at Burt. After a two-week wedding trip, the ncwlyweds will make their home at Fenton. Mr and Mrs Roelf Miller and Ruth were Friday evening guests in the Paul Winter home at Lakota. Fenfon Youth Wins Awards, Pigeon Show Fcntcn — Robert Krause and Herbert Krause and son Herbie accompanied Melvin Kern of Algona to Sycamore Park. Des Moines, to the Iowa State Pigeon Association Show. Robert Krause entered some birds, winning the prize for the best owl of the show and also 1st and 2nd prize on white winged arch angel pigeons. Kern also received some awards. There were 300 pigeons in competition. NOW . .. Completely Air-Conditioned For Your Shopping Pleasur^ . . . at I GROCERIES & DRY GOODS IN FENTON P.S. Full Yarcj Good*, Sports Shirts, School Items Have Just Arrived Air Conditioning at BAILEY'S STORE at SCHULTE RECREATION INSTALLED BY McFall & Rusch PLUMWNG ~ HEATING - AIR CONDITIONING FENTON NATMW f HI Genevieve ifewel of Chicago spent the past weekend in the home of her sister Mr and Mrs E. J. Frank. Students who have received tickets for the playing in the Band concerts afFenton on Wednesday evening must use them before August 15. The tickets are good to any of the Fenton stores but must be used before the 15th. Mr and Mrs Edwin Josten and daughter Marcile of Klemme were Sunday afternoon guests in the Ed Schlei home. In the evening the group enjoyed a visit to the Grotto at West Bend. Albert Schwarzenbach and Walter Pertl attended a dinner and meeting for peace officers at the Johnson House in Algona Tuesday evening. Mr and Mrs Don Boevers and Penny were guests at a picnic supper Friday evening held at the Pertl home. Attending besides the r honored guests ware Mr and Mrs Walt Pertl and family, : Mr and Mrs William Hantelman and family, Mr and Mrs Dale Weisbrod and family, Martin Hantelman and Ed Bruhn. The Boever family will leave soon for California where they plan to make their future home. Mr end Mrs Marold Schlei and Steven and Elaine Schlei were Sunday dinner guests in the Morris Bilsborough home near Titonka, Mr and Mrs Roelf Miller and Ruth were Sunday evening visitors in the Melvin Ricklif home near Titonka. Mrs Robert Johansen and three children of Minneapolis visited last week in the parental E. J. Frank home. Mr Johansen arrived for the weekend and they returned home on Sunday. A meeting of Independence Idealist 4-H club was_held on July 29 at the Center School house. Those selected to give demonstrations on Achievement day were Joanne Michell, Joanne Lufkin, Arlet Berkland and Teresa Naig for the Junior demonstrations. Giving the senioi demonstrations will be Virgean Norland, Katharine Jacobson Lois Berkland and Judy Weiner Discussion was held on the County Store and what should be brought. Herman Rowenhorst, Mrs Vel ma Rave and son Dave of Orange City visited Sunday evening with Mrs Romaine Weisbrod and Billy. Mr and Mrs Howard Rabey and Carl and Ruth of Cedar Falls were weekend guests in the par ental E. J. Fra;.k home . Mr and Mrs Pon Boever and Penney and Mr and Mrs J. Wal{ace Sntith-and buys.were honored guests at a farewell dinner held at the Methodist church parlors on Sunday. Mr and Mrs J. F. Beckley were weekend guests in th.0 Pay] Eigler home. They were here for the weddiftg of Yvonne Borchardt and Larry Beckley. Sharon Ejgler was also a weelji end guest at the Ejgler' home- Judy Eigler and Norma karspn returned to Rochester with her for several days visit. Mrs Pick Schllt? <nd thret daughters of Long Beach., who- have spent the last five weeks in the home, of her parents, Mr atici Mrs E. J. Frank returned to their home on August 2nd. Mrs Heiko Adams, Marion and Adella of Buffalo Center were Sunday visitors in the Roelf Miller home. Mr and Mrs Paul Cornelius were Thursday evening visitors in the Lloyd Cornelius home at Graettinger. Mr and Mrs Wallace Brown ot Gruver, Mrs Philip Hewitt and daughter Laura Kay of Great Lakes, 111. were Sunday evening visitors in the Clayton Ditsworth home. Mrs Earl Dean, Mr and Mrs Clayton Ditsworth and family and Reba Ditsworth recently attended the annual Heiter family reunion held at the Frank Gotch Memorial Park south of Humboldt. Attending from a greater distance were Mr and Mrs Lloyd Heiter of Leaf River, Illinois. Mr and Mrs Gerald Gochenour and family visited in the Ed Paulson and Leonard O'Donnell homes in Fort Dodge Sunday. Mr and Mrs Martin Hanlelman, Mr and Mrs Ed Bruhn aijd Mr and Mrs William Hantelman were co-hosts at a picnic supper Mon- day evening entertaining Mr and Mrs W. E. Stoeber of Mesa, Ariz, and Mr and Mrs 3. Wallace Smith and boys. Mr and Mrs W. B. Schmldlke of Morristown, Minn, were Sun day visitors in the William Hantelman horne. Penny Boevers were honored Saturday evening at a farewell party by a group of her friends. They enjoyed an evening of skating at the Algona rink. Mrs Walter Schmidt, Roy, Roger and LeRoy and Bob Petersen of Austin, Minn, are visiting with the R. F. Laabs and other relatives in this vicinity. Clearice U.berg of Sioux Falls, S. D. was a weekend guest in the Albert Mitchell home. Mr and Mrs Howard Biersledl and girls of Lone Rock werr Friday evening visitors in the Franklin Mueller home. Mr and Mrs Donald Stain- berger and family weie Saturday and Sunday guests of the Harold Lutz' at Fairmont. Mr and Mrs John Carrol were Thursday evening supper guestr in the Don Steinbergcr home Mr and Mrs Rex Swanson and family and Mr and Mrs Bud Gross and family were evening visitors. LONE ROCK By Mrs Clarence Kraft Mrs Dick Ganley and family of Long Beach, Cal. and Bob McCain of Des Moines visited Sat urday with Mr and Mrs LeRoy Klepper and family. She is n sister and he a brother of Mrs Klepper. Mr E. A. Lee, Mrs A. A. Krueger and Kermit, Mr and Mrs Ronald Christenson returned .Sunday after helping the Christenson family move to'Belle- grade, Minn. The Christenson family left on Monday. Mr and Mrs Harlan Blanchard visited at the Wayne Richmond home in Armstrong Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Theo. Bierstedt, Mr and Mrs Ray Kading, Mrs A. A. Kading, Mr and Mrs W. G. Kading spent last Monday'eve- ning at the Leon Marlow home Just A Reminder*. . i WE HANDLE AND HAVE ON HAND SUCH ITEMS AS • FENCING • ELECTRIC FENCERS • WATERERS 6 FEEDERS e TANKS 0 FENCE GATES (Aluminum and 'Steol) PRICES ARE RIGHT - SEE THEM AT Fenton Co-op Elevator i FENTON, IOWA First Trust & Sayings Bank Armstrong and Fenton, Iowa All Deposit Insured Up To ff 10,05Q BY F. p, I, C. helping Mrs Marlow* celebrate her birthday. Mr and Mrs .Junior Hurlburt are the parents of a son born July 29th in Estherville. He has been given the name of Handy Lee. Mr and Mrs Henry Schroeder, Mr and Mrs Dale Schroedef and Susan, Mr and Mrs Harry Sen- rnelling and family of Whittemore, Mr and Mrs Ervin Klatt of Ringsted, Mr and Mrs Howard Lowman of Algona, Mrs Kate Schroeder and Art of Fenton, attended a Hibbeler reunion at Carroll Sunday. There were about 43 attending. Steve Schroeder of Moville returned home with the Henry Schroeder for a week. The Lone Rock community picnic will be held Thursday, Aug 8th .at Tuttle Lake. It will bt- a pot luck dinner. Coming Events Thursday, Aug. 8—Bertha Circle; Rose Ci'rcle; Depew Fellowship Circle. Friday, Aug. 9—Legion Auxiliary. Monday, Aug. 12 — Legion meeting. Thursday, Aug. 15 — Blakjer W.M.F.; Independence Mixerr Club; Helen Circle. Household Goods Sale Mr* LompHshf will Mil »he following household I* for the Don Soever* at their home in Fenton, Iowa Saturday, Aug. 17 * Starting at 10 a.m. and continuing all day. General Electric Clothes Dryer, General Electric Deep Freexe, Portable Elec. Dish Washer, Desk, Living room table, Coffee table*, Floor lamps, Table lamps, Chest and vanity to match in light wood, End tables, 2-kltchen' wall cabinet* and base cabinet, Roll-away-bed, Davenport and chair, Record cabinet, Barrel back reed chair, R.C.A. radio-phonograph combination, Picnic style table and bench, Power Mower, Power hand saw, Vt H.P. Bench grinder, Dishes, Bicycle, Toys, Miscellaneous, Table Model Television. (32-33) THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phone FENTON 23 RINGSTED 21001 21006 20216 FENTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY INSURANCE FENTON, IA. GERALD VOIGHT THE FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You To Fenton WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEERE DEALER Bus. Phone 3 Res. Phone 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repairs FENTON, IA. Auction AT FENTON - IOWA at, August 1:30 P.M. SHARP Sole to be held at the J. Wallace Smith Residence in Fenton, Iowa FURNITURE 1956 - R.C.A. Victor 21 in. blonde finish T.V. Set Philco 8 cu. 'ft. refrigerator with freew top and self defrosting Chambers gas stove with on-top-store broiler and deep well Chrome Kitchenette Set Dining Room Table 4 Chairs Buffet Oak writing desk'bookcsse combination Antique leather covered couch Studio Couch 9' * 12' Wilton rug 2 — upright vacuum sweeper* 2—matching blonde finish end tables Blonde finish coffee table — Matches above 2—Large matching table lamps Floor lamp Upholstered platform rocker Oak rocker Wicker rocker Mohair davenport with matching chair and footstool ~ slipcovered Singer treadle sewing machine Bed complete 2 matching chests Washing machine MISCELLANEOUS 13 Gouge Sowng Automatic Shotgun 10 Guagt Cornbinder 22 Mostberg automatic 32 Pistol single shot an assortment of shell* for above generous pattern Infra-red-violet *sy sun lamp Various children's items suqh as car seat — 90 cart -* kiddie car, etc. Twin rirtse tubs on stead* An assortment of gardea tools Many shop tools Cider press*. Oirls bicycle SO-r-assorted player piano rolls Set fif California pottery dishes Miscellaneous dishes Creeks Many other articles too numerous to mention TERMS) CASH NOT RESPONSIBLE IN CASE Of ACCIDENTS J. Wallace Smith Lloyd Berkiand< First Trmt and Savings Bank, Clerk

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