The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 22, 1957 · Page 22
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 22, 1957
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*-A!§ana (la.) Upper D« M«tnt» Thursday, August 22, Pofrafz Annual Reunion Held At Whiffemore Whiifemcre — The annual Pot- Tat •/ reunion was held Sunday at the Plantation pirnir grounds. From this area wore Mr and Mrs Ku hard Pofratz, Mr and Mrs Herbert Potrtitz and sons. Mr and Mrs Edward Maahs and family. Mr rind Mrs Eldnn Maahs, Mr and Mrs Mayriard Roeber and family, Mrs Anna Behnke. Mrs Clara Vaudt. Barbara and Tommy Wmkel and Mr and Mrs Paul Potratz and family of Whittemore; Mr and Mrs Wilmar Wichtendahl of Lone Rock: Mr and Mrs Alvin Potratz and family, Mr end Mrs Larry Gade and daughter Cynthia and Mr and Mrs David Berkland and family of Fenton. Arthur Potratz of Denison was fleeted president: Mrs Wilmar Wichtendahl, vice president: and Hugo Potratz, secretary and treasurer. Mr and Mrs Niel Hirl and son Craig and daughter Karen of Davenport arrived here Thursday to visit Mr and Mrs Otto Ruhnke ana other relatives. They returned home this week Wednesday. . Martin (Butch) Potratz, Norbert (Speck) Zumach and Duane Garmann left last week Sunday, Aug. 18, and returned home Monday afternoon from their trip to the Black Hills and Badlands in South Dakota, and also visited with Mr and Mrs Rudy (Toby) Bei'ninghaus at Melrose Springs, Colo, and spent some time in Denver. At Colorado Springs, they visited with Mr and Mrs Joseph Schumacher, former Whittemore residents. Mr and Mrs Richard Potratz Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz of Whittemore and Mr and Mrs Arthur Potratz from Denison attended the funeral of the infant baby of Mr and Mrs John Hopkins held in Algona Saturday "afternoon. Mr and Mrs Edward Grimes •and family spent the weekend at the home of Mr and Mrs John Stover in Hubbard. On Sunday Mrs Grimes attended the ground breaking of St. John's Lutheran church in Hubbard. Their daughter, Judy stayed in Hubbard for an extended visit with her friends. Mrs Mathilda Meyer went to the home of her daughter Friday evening Mr and Mrs Alfred Bruhn near Cylinder. They • with Joleen and David Bruhn, children of Mr and Mrs Alfred Bruhn, left early Saturday morning for the Badlands and Black Hills in South Dakota. Mr and Mrs William Koehnecke of Sheldon arrived here Friday evening to visit here with relatives, Mr and, Mrs Koehnecke are former Whittemore residents, Mr Koehnecke was Section foreman on the Milwaukee track, here, and retired from the railroad five years ago. They returned home Tuesday morning. Mrs Bert Sherman and children of-White, So. Dak., arrived here Thursday evening .to visit at the home of her "parents/ Mr; and Mrs Frank Schumacher. Saturday Mr Sherman -who accompanied Herman Schumacher of Sioux Falls. So., Dak,, came to spend the weekend at the parental home They returned to their homes Sunday afternoon. Other callers at the Schumacher home were Mr« and Mrs Edward Ohm and Mr .and Mrs, Emil Schumacher of Fenton. Mr and Mrs Edwin Schumacher and daughter of Algona and Mr and Mrs Harold Schumacher of Whittemore, Mrs Harold Kuecker and daughter, Joyce left last week Wednesday for Sioux City where they visited at the home of Mr and Mrs James Kuecker and family. Mr Kuecker is the son of Mr and Mrs Harold Kuecker. Harold Kuecker and son Jay went to Sioux City Saturday afternoon to spent the weekend with his son and family. They returned Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Henry Lauck and sons Larry, Ivan and Gary and Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Hejden- with and son Lyle were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Ellsworth Heidenwith went to Janesville, Iowa: Thursday to get a sand-blaster- for the State Highway Commission. Mr and Mrs Raymond Voigt New from the Kraft Kitchen! SPOON IT In* hot foe* MIAT If f*f shitit if f*ria»fki and family, Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt of here, Rosella Voigt of Algona and Mr and Mrs Jack Johnson and family of Rolfe were Sunday evening dinner guests at the home of Mr ad Mrs Gerald Ollorn at Algona. The Johnsons took their son Billy home with them after spending his summer's vacation at the Olloms'. Mr and Mrs Henry Kueck of Lone Rock were last week Wednesday evening visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Mr and Mrs Martin Meyer and Mr and Mrs James Meyer and tamily of Garner visited at the parental home of Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr.. Sunday afternoon. In the evening the Garner folks and Mr and Mrs Herman Behnke and daughters and Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr. visited with Mr and Mrs Edwin Lieb in Lotts Creek. Mr and Mrs Ronnie Pettit and daughter of Cylinder visited at the parents home of Mr and Mrs George Maahs Sunday. 31 New Vehicles Sold, 2 Weeks Sales of new vehicles dropped sharply in the county during the past two weeks as 31 were registered at the county treasurer's office. Owners of cars and trucks are: Ford — Morck Dist. Co., Algona; Alfred Grill, Algona; Rudolph Tietz, Lone Rock; W. J. Rock, Swea City; J. P. Mertz, Bode; C. E. Hansen, Buffalo Center; Peter Erpelding, Bode; Pearl A. Besch, Whittemore; and W. W. Smidt, Titonka. International —- J. E. Ukena & Co., Lakota. Chevrolet — E. H. Dreyer, Fenton: Kossuth Motor Co., Algona; Sophia A. Shipler, Algona; Ernest or Edna Meyer, Whittemore; K. E. Kubly, Corwith; Rev. William or Marguerite Kroon, Titonka; Mary G. Flaig, Lone Rock; Herbert Julius, Lakota; A. C. Hinckley, Burt; Mrs Anne Presthus, Bancroft. Plymouth — y. J. and Helen Kleinpeter, Wesley; E. F. Logeman, Swea City; C. E. Harmon, Algona. Dodge — David C. King, Algona; Percival Motors, Algona; Arthur B. Olson, Algona; Arnold Motor Supply, Algona. Buick — Herbert Hedlund, Al- igona. Mercury — Rev. Newton or Virginia Coughenour, Algona; E. J. Capesius, Whittemore. Olds — C. F. Frimml, Corwith. Your brain never ceases working from birth until the moment you stand up to make a speech. Recent Bride Honored At A Seneca Shower Seneca -* Mrs Jerry Crouch wfts the honoree at a post-nuptial miscellaneous shower held for her Friday evening at the Seneca School. Marcia Hartshorn registered the guests after which a program was given. It consisted of an accordion solo by Marilyn Johan- hesen, several readings by Sharon Dorsey and a kitchen quiz conducted by Lois Wilberg. The bride then was presented with many lovely and useful shower gifts. Assisting her to open her gifts were her sisters, Jolecn Hypes. Mrs Bob Schrieber and Bonnie Crouch. Mrs Mohr of Estherville presided at the silver service. Hostesses included Mrs Roger Osborn, Lorraine O f t e d a h 1 Sharon Dorsey, Mrs Henry Looft, Mrs Everett Witham, Mrs Charles Osborn, Mrs Russell ' Kauffman, Mrs Leo Guerdet, Mrs Ed Kennedy, Marcia Hartshorn, Mce Jerry Beaver, Mrs Leo Crowley. Mrs Olaf Oftedahl, Mrs Ralfjfi Campbell, Mrs Joe Lynch, Mrt Dave Lynch, Mrs Wm. Dorsey, Mrs Etta Thompson, Mrs. Martin Wilberg, Mrs Henry Wilbecgj Mrs Elmer Witham and Mrs Leer ter Osborn. T —w-wwl *^" ^ Mr and Mrs Clay Boyd and four children of Moscow, Idahq are visiting at the parental Curtis Olsen home • and with otHet relatives in this vicinity. Mfrs Boyd is the former Alice Olsen. Mr and Mrs Lester Osborn attended a Letcher family gather. Ing at Rock Rapids Sunday. Their children accompanied their grandparents, the Elmer Letchers, Alexandria, South Dakota, home for a week's visit. The Seneca Stars held their regular 4-H meeting at the home of Sharon Dorsey Friday afternoon. The girls worked on their record books after which the senior demonstration team, Marilyn Johannesen and Sharon Dorsey, gave their demonstration. Mr and Mrs Raymond Gardner and Mr and Mrs Fred Johannesen left a week ago last Friday for Washington where they planned to visit relatives. Mrs Bertha Pommer of Algona spent the past weekend at the home of her son Henry Looft and family and attended the shower for Miss Patricia Harstman of Britt, bride-elect of Jack Looft, on Friday evening. • •BURT By Mrs Jessie Rash Mrs Maud Allen of Julesburg, Colorado visited her brother-in- law and sister, Mr and Mrs Art Leason as well as Mr and Mrs Jack Sewick and Lura Sewick. She will visit in Algona also. Mr and Mrs Clarence Agnew of ElPaso. 111., were weekend visitors of the George Hawcotts Mrs Rodney Giddings of Spirit Lake spt-nt Thursday with' relatives here. She carne to get her daughters Gloria and Linda who had visited last week at the Guy Giddings home. Rachel Carlson of Wesley was also at the home of her grandparents. Olive Person had the winning card for the Saturday night drawing. She received $33. Carrie Meier received third money which was three dollars. Recent visitors at the Roy Anderson home were Rev. and Mrs August Post and family of Long Prairie, Minn. Recent Sunday guests were Mr and Mrs Charles Vandecar with Mr and Mrs Frank Vandecar of Mendota and Mrs -Cara Bonsall of Minneapolis. .. Mr and; 1 JMrs C. B. Chipman have returned home after spending some time with Mr and Mrs Russell Chipman and family at Asheville, North Carolina, and with Mr anpl Mrs • Willis-iChip- man, Milwaukee. , Birthday Circle' met with Mrs Joe Zankq . Thursday. Guests were Mrs Lois Trunkhill and Mrs Robert Bunkofske. The next' meeting will be August 29th with Mrs Guy Giddings. Mrs Zankey will have program, and the hostess will serve the lunch. Recent Sunda'y dinner guests at the Roland Lavrenz home were Mr and Mrs Fred Lavrenz with Ernis Lavrenz and their guests, Mrs Hazel Brandish and son David and Mr and Mrs Charles Harrier of Des Moines. Supper and evening visitors were Mr and Mrs Tom Williamson and children of Fort Dodge. Jake Gifford,'74, is a patient at University Hospital, Iowa City, following surgery on Thursday. His address is Ward C, Room 42. Mrs Gifford with Joan, Mrs Dale Dundas and Mr and Mrs Charles Grubb visited him Sunday and found him improving. Mr Henry Manus returned from Iowa City last week where he had surgery on his eyes. His vision has improved. Mr and Mrs Al Hinckley and family attended a Krohnberg family reunion .at Blue Earth, Minnesota, Sunday. Other fam- ilies from this community were present. Larry Hinckley and John Kadow left Saturday morning, with the National Guards for Wyoming where they will be in training at Camp Guernsey, two weeks. Mr and Mrs Guy C. .Giddings received word of the birth of a granddaughter in Chicago and a great granddaughter in LuVerne. Mr and Mrs Carroll Grady, Chicago, are parents of a daughter born August 10. The bfrby has been named Evalon Barbara. Mrs Grady is the former Zola Giddings. Mr and Mrs Harold Wolf became parents of a daughter August 12. The baby, named Susan Louise, weighed over 7 pounds. Mrs Wolf is a granddaughter of Mr and Mrs Guy C. Giddings. The Burt Blue Birds spent Monday and Tuesday this week at Okoboji. Mrs J. D. Andrews and Mrs Raymond Lovstad were with the girls. Rev. and Mrs Samek are spending some of their Vacation with Rev. Samek's relatives in Cedar Rapids. They will also vacation in Minnesota. Armstrong Girl Weds Swea City Man, August 11 Charmayne Delores Boe, daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Boe, Armstrong, and Orville Joe Rippentrop, son of Everett Rippentrop, Swea City 1 , ware married in an afternoon ceremony, Aug. 11, at Immanuel Lutheran church, Swea iCity.„;,., Rev. LeRoy. Pillrrujn officiated ill the double rinfe" ceremony. Florence Kylen, Austin, organist; and Kenny Seylar, Swea Qity, soloist, provided appropriate nuptial music. Attendants to the bride were her sister, Mrs Elaine Thompson, Los Angeles, Calif., 'a cousin, Mrs Betty Dawsonj Sherburn, and Sheryl, her niece. Sharman Thompson, her niece, and Linda Larson were flower girls. Best man was Harlan Rippentrop, the groom's brother. Carl Nelson, Hanlontown, la., was groomsman and Larry Tapper, Buffalo Center, was junior groomsman. Howard Roalson and Kenneth Tapper were ushers. Approximately 230 guests attended the reception in the church parlors after the wedding. Mrs Dennis Looft cut the wedding cafte and Mrs Harry Larson poured coffee. Deanna Crosley registered guests and the Rev. Pill-, man was toastmaster. Waitresses were Marlys Harris, Beverly Thorson, Ellen Larson and Patty Roalson., the bridal couple will be at home on t farm in rural Armstrong after a wedding trip to northern Minnesota. The bride attended high school at Swea City and the groom at Lakota. LONE ROCK NEWS • Mr and Mrs Emil Shade and daughter Loretta Kelly of Omaha. Neb., Mr and Mrs Jack Johnson and family of Gowrie were Sunday dinner guests at the Charles Morris home. Mr and Mrs Vincent Behfends and Janet of Topeka, Kansas, were visitors this weeTc at the John Behrends home. Mr and Mrs Clarence Metzke and family of Dwight, 111. called Thursday afternoon at the Amanda Pettit home. Mrs Ethel McChesney, Van Nuys, Calif, arrived Thursday for a visit at the Pettit home. Mr and Mrs Eatl Lufkin and family of Cylinder called Thursday evening at the Howard Bierstedt home. Sunday Mr and Mrs Bierstedt and family visited at the Ferdinand Bierstedt home in Fenton. Supper guests Sunday evening at the Maurice Weisbrod home were Mrs Freelove Weisbrod of Fenton, Mr and Mrs Harvey Rath and Doris of Algona. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Newbrough and family, Mr and Mrs Dale Lockwood of Swea City were Sunday supper guests at the Allwyn Lockwood home. Mr and Mrs Sieb Behrends and Ilia Mae called Sunday evening at the Delmar Fischer home. 50th To celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Mr and Mrs Oscar Benson now of Fairmont, Minn, returned to Emrnetsburg and the county in which they were married a half century ago, to visit the courthouse and look again at the record of their marriage. in 30 DAYS or less, with a BUTLER steel building Youf cash register will play a profitable tune month* tooner if you build the Butler way. One of these pre> engineered steel buildings goes up fast because all parts have been formed and punched for a precision fit In a modern factory. 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But there is a little more than that. r Mr Johnson was born in Hamilton county and moved to Fenton area in 1906 with his parents. He farmed his own place in Palo Alto county, 7 miles southwest of Fenton, as well as operating the Fenton stockyards where he has been a co-operating Western Buyers purchaser for a number of years. The farm is now operated jointly by Mr Johnson and his son, Kenneth, with the latter living on the place. Several years ago the Johnsons built a new home in Fenton, where they now live. They buy feeder pigs and feed out cattle as part of the farm operation. . ', Mr and Mrs Johnson have two other children, a'daughter, Mrs Forrest Hanifan of Toledo, whose husband is with Pipneer Seed, Corn Co., and another daughter, Mrs Calvin Vaudt, whose husband farms northeast of Fenton, . Mrs Johnson js/the former Esther Wegerier, who was b^orn and raised in Palo Alto county. 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