The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 15, 1965 · Page 1
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid Clear Pictures - More Newt - Biggest Circulation Illgona jWoincs Entered at second class matter at the postoffice at Algona, Iowa, Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 1965 16 Tabloid Page* VOL. 100 - NO. 44 Woman Dies In Car Wreck This is the station wagon in which Mrs. Hugh Black and her baby daughter, Carolyn, seven months, were riding Monday morning when the car went out of control and into a deep ditch, two miles east of Algona on McGregor street road. Mrs. Black sustained neck injuries and head lacerations and was dead on arrival at St. Ann hospital here, thus becoming Kossuth county's third auto fatality of the year - and second within five days. Mrs. Black was the wife of a well-known Algona farmer, Hugh Black. The baby was not injured in the tragedy. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Open House At Hobarton Elev. The Hobarton branch of the Whittemore Co-op Elevator will hold open house at the elevator in Hobarton, Tuesday, June 15. Free coffee and ham sandwiches will be served, there will be registration for door prizes, and discounts on feed will be offered. The Hobarton Co-op Elevator recently completed a merger with the Whittemore Co-op and is now under the management of Jim Kollasch. Rites Friday, Mrs. Gutknecht, 80, Of Lakota Mrs. William (Jennie) Gutknecht, 80, died Tuesday night of* last week at Buffalo Center Hospital. A lifelong resident of Lakota, she had been in Timely Mission Nursing Home at Buffalo Center since mid-March. She had been hospitalized only a few days, Mrs, Gutknecht was born Jennie Smith, Aug. 8,1884, and grew up in the Lakota area. She taught school before her marriage to William Gutknecht, July 8,1924. They ran a hardware store in Lakota until his death in 1951, She was a longtime member of the Lakota Library board and active in church affairs, Survivors include a niece and two nephews, Mrs, Paul Kollasch and Roland Smith, both of Lakota, and Dwight Smith, who lives elsewhere in Iowa, Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Lakota Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John Reiners officiating. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery at Lakota, Rites Monday, Bancroft For Mr. Boeckholf Funeral services for Herman Boeckholt of Bancroft were held at Bancroft 2 p. m. Monday at the First Baptist church. Mr. Boeckholt died Friday at the Buffalo Center hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 69. Mr. Boeckholt, a retired resident, had been in failing health for two years. The Rev. A. W. Nelson officiated at services and burial was in Greenwood cemetery at Bancroft. Garry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Boeckholt was born Dec. 1, 1896 at Forest City, Iowa. When he was five, he moved with his family to Morris, Minn. Sept. 27,1922, he marriedMarie Schurr at the Good Hope Lutheran church near Lone Rock. The couple farmed at Bancroft, then moved to Woden, Iowa. They returned to Bancroft in 1945 and he retired in 1955, Mr. Boeckholt leaves his wife; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Boeckholt of Buffalo Center; four sons, John of Swea City, Harold of Bancroft, Donald and Harvey, both of Des Moines; three daughters, Mrs, Paul Knowles of Forrest City, Ark., Mrs. Orris Cushman of Buffalo Center and Mrs, Harry Burch of Des Moines. There are four brothers, Alrek of Titonka, William of Crystal Lake, Iowa, Arthur of Rolfe, Iowa, and Walter of Algona; three sisters, Mrs, Ed Wertjes of Titonka, Mrs. Harry Olson and Mrs, Mary Bassett, both of . Minneapolis, 2 Algonans Get Drake Degrees Two Algonans were among the 617 who received degrees from Drake University, Monday of last week. Kim Deal received a master's degree in music education, voice, and E. Jeanne Lighter a master of fine arts degree. Last Rites Are Held Here For Leo Heinen Funeral services for Leo J. Heinen, 66, Algona retfod farmer, were held Friday It 10:30 a. m. in St. Cecelia's Catholic church, with Rev. Lambert Heinen, Albia, brother of the deceased, officiating. Burial followed at Calvary cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Carl Weishaar, Charles, Herman and Joseph Heinen, Marvin Gruebeland Vitus Schurman. Mr. Heinen, a bachelor, died suddenly Tuesday evening, June 8, while visiting his sister, Josephine Heinen, housekeeper for Rev. Stahl here. Born at Milo, June 19, 1898, Leo Joseph Heinen was a son of Lambert and Margaret Walk Heinen, He came to Kossuth county in 1929 and to Algona in 1936. Survivors include the following brothers and sisters: Rev. Lambert Heinen, Albia; George Heinen and Mrs, Margaret Gruebei, Milo, Mrs. Albert Weishaar and Josephine Heinen, Algona; Mrs, Susie Schurman, Lacona; Sister Mary Lambertine, Racine, Wise; and Sister Mary Augustus. Miller New Councilman; Baldus Moves HOWARD MILLER Howard Miller, local water conditioning dealer, was named to fill the unexpired term of Everett Baldus as councilman- at-large on the city council during a meeting of that group Wednesday evening, June 9. Mr. Baldus tendered a letter of resignation and it was accepted before Mr, Miller 1 was appointed to the vacancy. Baldus and his family are moving from the city after living here for several years. City Attorney Russ Buchanan was authorized to submit at the next meeting for adoption an ordinance eliminating stop signs on Call street at the intersection of Dodge street and to install a stop sign on Dodge street at the south entrance to the same intersection. The problem of small children crossing State street near the city wading pool, one that has never been solved to everyone's satisfaction in the past, was discussed and referred to the police department, Mrs. Hugh Black Killed Here Monday A. M. Mrs. Hugh Black, 36, wife of a well-known Algona area farmer, Hugh Black, became the county's third auto fatality (and second in five days) when the Chevrolet station wagon she was driving went out of control, slanted off the deep edge of a blacktop road and crashed two miles east of the city on McGregor street road at 11:10 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Black succumbed to neck injuries and head lacerations shortly after the mishap and was dead on arrival at St. Ann hospital where she was taken by Hamilton ambulance. Only passenger in the car with Mrs. Black was her seven month old daughter, Carolyn, who wasn't scratched. Mrs. Black was thrown out of the vehicle, going through the windshield. She was found lying about five feet from the auto, which rolled about two times and came to rest on its side. The ditch in the area where the mishap occurred is very deep. It was apparently impossible for the driver to pull the vehicle, which was a total loss, back on to the blacktop after it slid off. A tankwagon driver from Algona, Bill Becker, saw the mishap occur in the rear view mirror of his truck. The Black car was headed we stand slammed into the north ditch, while the Becker truck was headed east at the time. The mishap occurred about two miles west and a mile north of the Black farm and Mrs. Black was apparently on her way to Algona at the time. Dr. M. G. Bourne was called and went to the local hospital. Mrs. Black was the former Lenora Haag of Algona. Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson investigated ,the mishap. The complete story on the county's other fatality within the past five days wiU be found in this newspaper, along with a photo. Anno Wibben Of Titonka Dies A Titonka woman, Mrs, Anna Wibben, died Friday at the age of 88 at the home of Mrs. Rudolf Willrett, a daughter, at Burt. Mrs. Wibben is survived by nine children, Mrs. Rudolf Willrett of Burt, Mrs, Herman Willrett of Britt, Mrs. Albert Willrett, Albert and Bennie Wibben, all of Algona, Mrs. Rudolf Saliger of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Ernest HaackofLivermore.Mrs. Louis Price of Lakota and Garbrant Wibben of Whittemore.

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