The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 13, 1965 · Page 2
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2-A!gono (la.) Upper D*i MolnM Tuesday, April 13, 1965 Lakota Youth Is Winner In Soil Speech Contest Stan Tjaden, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Tjaden, was the first place winner in the 4lh Annual Soil and Water Conservation Speech Contest held Tuesday evening of last week. Sfah, Who lives 4 miles east of Lakota, is a senior in the Lakota high school. Second place went to Susan Menke, center above, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Menke, while third place went to Barbara Winkel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Winkel. The contest was sponsored by the Kossuth County Soil Conservation District. Burt Resident, Last Rites On April 8 Jurey Neeland, 87, longtime Burt resident succumbed April 4, at Wilfair Resthaven at Burt. He had been in falling health the past year and death was due to the infirmities of age. He entered the rest home in March. Mr. Neeland was born Feb. 22, 1878, in Germany. He came to the United States with his parents when he was four years old and they settled in Grundy County, Iowa, where he received his education in rural schools. He was employed by a railroad. Sept. 22, 1903, he was married to Mary Krominga at Holland, Iowa, and the couple celebrated their 62nd anniversary last year. His wife, a son, Arend, Tlton- ka and a daughter, Mrs. Dick Janssen of Roswell, N. M. are survivors. There are seven grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. Mr. Neeland retired to Burt about 20 years ago, and was a member of Burt Presbyterian church, where rites were held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Bruce Calbreath officiated and burial was In Burt Township Cemetery. IPORTLAND By Mrs. Victor Fitch Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow and Douglas attended the Silver Wedding Anniversary Celebration, Sunday afternoon, at the' Burt Luthern Church, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Presthus. Over one hundred attended, coming from Mason City, Algona, Sexton, Lone Rock, Bancroft and Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Davis, of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Davis and Esther Otto of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Carlson and Norman of Burt and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Carlson andKimberlyRenee of Algona. This was to celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism for Kimberly Carlson which took place Sunday morning, In the Burt Presbyterian Church. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch, Korene and Judy were Friday evening visitors in the Donald Ringsdorf home. Mr. andMrs.Billy Christensen were Sunday evening supper guests in the home of Mrs. Christensen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Finley at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Eckels of Britt and Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow and Douglas were Sunday dinner guests in the Dennis Meister home. Jim Sparks, who is attending S.C.I. Cedar Falls, spent a week, Spring Vacation, in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Phelps and Mother, Mrs. Minnie Sperring, went to Roh'a Sunday, where they were dinner guests in the Frank Walton home, in honor of the Birthday of Miss Faith Walton, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Harms and family were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Rudy Peter horn*. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Kline, M*>. Rosine Wolter and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Groen and family, all of Alaona, were also afternoon vis- itors in the Peter home. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Rev. and Mrs. Max Goldman and family of Forest City. Sunday evening visitors in the Duane Mawdsley home were, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Harms and family. "A grouch is a guy who has himself sized up and is sore about it." Swea Auxiliary Is To Host 10th District SWEA-EAGLE - VFW Auxiliary has been a busy organization the past few weeks. Members have served three elevator dinners, Lions Club dinners every two weeks, had a cancer benefit party, netting $14.50 which was donated to the cancer fund, in addition to the monthly donation of $2.50; had a bake sale, served lunch for the Lions- Legion basketball game, netting $30, which was donated to the American Field Service for the foreign exchange student fund. The Auxiliary will be hostess- es to the next 10th District meeting which will be held in June. There will be election of officers at the April meeting, so It is urged <hat all members be present. Mrs. J. H. Montgomery sent 12 bed pads, two pairs of scuffles and three balls of carpet raes she had made to the last meeting. These will lie sent to V. A. Hospitals in the state. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fraser and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson, all of Waterloo, were weekend guests of Mrs. Albert Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn Paul and family joined them for Sunday dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wegner and family were honored at a farewell party March 29 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Larson. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hans, Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Hardt, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johanson and Wendy, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Mather, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Peterson, Mrs. Elizabeth Holm and Uussel and Mr. and Mrs. August Brandt. The Wegeners were presented with a purse of money. Mr. and Mrs. Wegner will be moving to a farm he has rented in Minnesota in Silver Lake township. The O'Green brothers have rented the farm owned by Mrs. J. P. Peterson, who with her son, John, will lie occupying the house. Jerry Wegner underwent major surgery Friday morning at Holy Family hospital at Estherville. He expects to be released this week. Mrs. Carl Schauberger was hospitalized at Holy Family hospital at Estherville as the re suit of a penicillin reaction. She was there for 5 1/2 days, returning to her home last Thursday. New Mgr. Here For Farm Bureau Insurance Unit Myron (Mike) Smith is the new Agency Manager for Farm Bureau Insurance in Kossuth County. His office is located in Algona. Mr. Smith, 39, formerly serviced Franklin-Wright Counties for Farm Bureau Insurance and was the third highest in Insurance production in his division. Prior to his insurance work, he farmed near Dows, Iowa for 13 years and won an area yield championship in 1958. Mike and his wife, Beth, will move to Algona sometime in May or June. They have two children, Dennis, a freshman at Iowa University, and Karen, a freshman in high school. Algona Girl Is Concert Soloist Commencement activities for the class of 1965 at the College of Saint Teresa, Winona, Minnesota began Sunday, April 11. Over 122 members of the senior class directed by Mr. Paul Parthun presented a Sacred Concert, "Stabat Mater," Per- golesi in the College auditorium at 8:00 p.m. An Algona senior who participated in the concert was Miss Mary Jean Hood. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood, Algona, who will be a concert soloist, one of four on the program. RETIRES Ackley's "Ike" Tjark is retiring after 36 years of service in the local power plant there. In all those years he missed only one day of work because of illness. Never get mad at somebody who knows more than you do. After all, it isn't his fault. A . Organizes; Plan Summer Tours A Trade Winds Campers Club which was formed in February held its second meeting near Swea City at the Ronald Stenzel horns, Sunday, March 28th. During the meeting it was voted to name the club The Trade Winds Trail- Blazers. The purpose oi this club is to foster the use and enjoyment of camping trailers and arrange for outdoor fellowship for club members through trips and group activity. The organization is sponsored by Stenzel and Myers Campers of Swea City, Iowa. The officers of this campers club are: president, Bill Van Devender, Swea City; vice president, Harold Halverson of Fairmont; secretary, Robert Froehle, Buffalo Center; and treasurer, Mrs. Ronald Stenzel, Swea City. Anyone who owns a camper is welcome to join the club. Contact Bruce Myers of Buffalo Center, Ronald Stenzel of Swea City, or any of the above named officers. The next meeting will be held Sunday, April 28, in Swea City in the former Case building where Trade Winds Campers are now on display. At this meeting the women are to bring recipes which they have found helpful and easily prepared when camping. The men will share helpful hints they have found , such as ways of packing, designs for a camp pantry, and needed camping equipment. 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Hubby wool tweeds and monotones, spiced with piping. 6 to 16 in white or oatmeal beige. Ex-Resident Dies Word has been received of the death of Jack Craig, 56, at Humboldt. The Craigs are former Algonans and Mrs. Craig is the former Janet Hertig. Mr. Craig suffered a back injury several years ago in a fall from a bridge on which he was working and has been confined to a wheel chair and crutches since. For the past few years he was not able to use crutches. He is survived by his wife and seven children. Funeral services were held Monday hi the Baptist church at Humboldt. Algona Girl, Burl Man Are Wed Recently Karen Bird, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bird, Britt, became the bride of Wayne H. Christensen, son of Mrs. Elvira Christensen, Algona, at Evangelical Free church, Britt, Feb. 27, Maid of honor was Marcella Bird, bridesmaid, Carolyn Paulsen; best man, Tom Kissner, and groomsman was William Christensen. A reception was held In the church parlors following the ceremony. 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