The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 2, 1965 · Page 5
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Mary O'Brien Bride In St. Joe Ceremony, Aug. 7 Mary Alma O'Brien, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien, Bode, and Ronald Hejlik, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hejlik, Rockwell, were married August 7 at St. Joseph's Catholic church, St. Joe. Rev. Leo C.Schumacher officiated at the double ring ceremony. Merle Bormann and Nicholas Capesius were acolytes. Soloist was Florence McGuire with Kathleen Plathe playing the organ. The English High Mass was sung by the girl's choir. The bride's dress was a beautiful sheath gown of delicate al- encon lace and angelsin peau de sol with a graceful train. It had long tapered sleeves with a petal neckline accented with tiny seed pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of pink and red tea roses. Maid of honor was Sandy O'Brien, sister of the bride, and bridesmaid was Kay Hejlik, sister of the groom. Flower girls were Rhonda Hackney and Deborah Hackney, nieces of the bride. Best man was Darryl Hejlik, brother of the groom, and groomsman was Don Young, friend of the groom. Ushers we re Gene Lemkee and Arnold Hejlik. Mrs. Betty Rockwood, Wesley, and Mrs. Judy Stewart, Denver, cousins of the bride, were in charge of the guest book. Opening gifts were Mrs. Bonnie Vaske, Alice Elbert, Mary Joyce Grandgenett and Mary J. Taphorn. The cake was cut by Mrs. Ver Drabek, Des Moines, and Mrs. Mary Alma Horan of Albuquerque, New Mexico, godmothers of the bride and groom. Hosts and hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lemkee of Irvington and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hejlik of Doughtery. Out of town guests came from Duncan, Britt, Garner, Denver, Rockwell, Rockford, Northwood, Fair-field, Des Moines, Hayfield, Minnesota; Albuquerque, N. M., and Benton, Wise. After a trip to the Wisconsin Dells the couple made their home at 705 1/2 Diagonal St., Algona, Iowa. The bride is employed at Weidenhoff Corporation and the groom is employed at the Thermogas Co. of Algona. (Mueller Studio Foto) Might Meel Anyone On Sexton Stop SEXTON - Sexton was the scene of a truly surprise meeting for two former residents. BobKelley of Evansville, Wise, stopped on his way across country as a salesman for a steel building company. While visiting with Mack Wise, he was surprised by the entrance of his brother- in-law, Jim Johnson and family of Jolley, on their way to a Clear Lake resort for a weekend vacation. Which only proves if you want to see someone, drop in at Sexton, sooner or later they will show up here. - o - ' The summer must have been mighty short after last winter because so many were taking advantage of even the very last week before school started for a vacation. The most enjoyable must have been the few days that Mrs. August Kirschbaum used quite well. She entertained her sisters, Mrs. Maynard Nail of Phoenix, Ariz, and Mrs. Tom Wilson of Kanawha for two days, including visits at the Leo Kirschbaum and Roland Bode homes. Butthe sisters musthave had a lot to talk over for they persuaded Mrs. Kirschbaum to accompany them on a two-day tour that included the Chester and Cleo Eisenman homes'at Britt and the Willard Eisenman home at Forest City. Mrs. Art Hix accompanied an Algona lady on a weekend trip to the area where both their husbands are employed on road construction south ol Decorah, Barry Huff spent his first weekend away from home at the farm of his cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Huff, Titonka. Kathy pruisman made it home from a visit with her sister near Cedar Rapids in time to get in a little work before school started. Mr, and Mrs. Perry Lowman . stayed until the last possible day on their trip to Portland, Ore., but were back in time for the boys to make the school bus Monday. Leo Thomson's youngest daughter won't do as well since she left the past weekend for a trip to Washington, D. C. with a chartered busload of 4-H youngsters and theirchaperones. They plan a week's tour of historical sites at the capital city, Perhaps they will learn more than they would have from the week of 3U| school they "missed, or at least .', they are sure* to remember it longer. Stopping for a short visit with former neighbors were Mrs. Wil- .ford Ward and Melvin of Norway, and Melvin gained a week of school since he started earlier in his new home town. The large group of last year's Sexton klndergartners will have to get along without each other's moral support this year as they have all been separated into different schools Instead of all remaining at Bertha Godfrey. One of our busiest young couples spent some time at the Lawrence Miller home taking care of the place and two of the youngsters while the Millers vacationed in California. Then Mr. and Mrs. John Jennings spent Sunday afternoon, being guests of honor at their own golden wedding anniversary with a lovely party being held in the social rooms at the Presbyterian church. Quite a number of the large crowd present were the couples' own grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also able to attend were the couples' attendants, John's sister Fanny and brother Fred of Titonka. In spite of the cold, rainy day It was a warm and sunny celebration inside the church. Mrs. Nell Ophelm was a guest at the bridal shower for Linda Halstead, daughter of the Archie Halsteads of Emmetsburg. Mrs. Art Klein was a guest at the Bob Arndorfer home in Algona where a surprise baby shower was held for Mrs. Roger Arndorfer of Sexton. The guest of honor also made it to the shower after scouts were sent out to persuade her to go for a little ride that afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stratton of Thornton were visitors at the Clarence Huff home to help celebrate John Stratton's 78th birthday. The family also had a call from the Max Strattons in Pacoima, Calif. Mrs. Clarence Huff attended a reunion of five former Algona high classmates at the home of Mrs. Charles Dear sen of Algona. Also attending were Mrs. Martin Huber of Algona, Mrs. Gordon Wegner of Klamath Falls, Wash., and Mrs. Curtis Johnson of Glendora, Cal. The coffee party lasted until the late hours because some of the class members have been around the world since the graduation a few short years ago and there was much to catch up on, Including the whereabouts of about 75 other classmates. The Sexton Friendly Club met at the home of Mrs. Harold Gatton with a good representation in spite of all the last minute vacationers. Also attending 'as guests were Mrs. Jack Weder- qulst and family. If the roll call answers to what is the nicest thing a friend has done for you are any Indication, It sounds like a mighty nice world we live in around this part of it. A delicious lunch of apple crisp a la mode was served by Mrs. Gatton. The September meeting will be at the home of Mrs. August Kirschbaum with a very good attendance needed as there will be an election of new officers. Sexton is still plagued with dog troubles, but of a new variety this summer. The third family pet was lost from the town when the August Kirschbaum's dog was struck on the highway. Mrs. Art Klein must have thought she had Inherited Sexton's honor of being the place to dump dogs when a new one showed up two days in a row. Next door neighbor, Mac McMahon, took the first off her hands and he now has a friendly black Labrador to keep him company. The next was a bright little pooch Mrs. Klein would have been glad to keep, only to find out he had wandered over from Charles McMahons where he had been boarding until owners, the Perry Lowmans returned home. Now that the parking problems seem to be under control, Sexton's street commissioner is getting a new one to handle In the form of the two-wheeled motorists racing down Main street. BANCROFT By Mrs. Lawrence Bergman! ^^ VB^v V ^f • * WITH ACRES OF BIG SAVINGS! LOOKING FOR A CAR FOR YOUR COLLEGE STUDENT - OR A FINE SECOND CAR? YOU'D BETTER HURRY DOWN TO OUR LOT RIGHT NOW AND TAKE A LOOK AT THESE REAL BARGAINS I WE'VE GOT SOMETHING TO FIT EVERY BUDGET. HERE'S JUST A SAMPLE: 1964 MERCURY Comet 2-dr. hardtop, V8, automatic trans., radio, vinyl interior, whitewalls. 1963 CHEVROLET Impala 4-dr. sedan, V8, Powerglide, power steering, power brakes, radio, very nice I 1963 CHEVROLET Impala 4-dr. sedan, V8, Powerglide, radio, red color, good tires. 1962 CHEVROLET Bel Air 4-dr. sedan, V8, Powerglide, radio. 1962 BUICK LeSabre 4-dr. hardtop, automatic trans., power steering, radio, a good clean car. 1962 VOLKSWAGEN. A very clean unit. 1961 FORD Galaxie 4-dr. sedan, automatic trans., radio. 1961 FORD 4-dr. sedan, 6 cylinder, regular trans., radio, 1960 MERCURY Monterey 4-dr. sedan, all power, lots of miles for $650. 1960 CHEVROLET 4>dr. sedan, V8, regular trans., radio. This unit in top condition, and only $775. 3 - 1959 CHEVROLET Bel Air 4-dr. sedans, Powerglide, radio, priced from $550 to $675. 1959 CHEVROLET Impala convertible, 6 cylinder, radio. This unit in top mechanical condition. 1958 FORD 4-dr. sedan, V8, automatic trans., radio, $375. 1957 PONTIAC 4-dr. sedan, V8, automatic trans., radio, $295. 1948 CHEVROLET 4-dr. sedan, a good solid one for $50. • USED TRUCKS • 1963 CHEVROLET 2-ton, 102" cab to axle, V8 engine, 2-$peed axle, ready to go to work. 1961 INTERNATIONAL '4-ton pickup. 1959 CHEVROLET '4-ton pickup, long, wide box. KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. 10f f. HAU Audrey Gardner Weds LaPorte City Man Here Thumlay, September 2, 1965 Algena (la.) Upper DM MetriM-f Lisa Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis McCliesh was baptized Sunday at St. John's church by father Krause. Sponsors were Mrs. Laurence Bergman and Glen McCliesh. Dinner guests in her honor at the Dennis McCliesh home were the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen McCliesh, and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Bergman and Kenny and the great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F.X. Mescher. A farewell party honoring Mrs. Joseph Wagner was held at her home Saturday evening. Mrs. Wagner and family left Sunday to take bar home at Alta. Mr. Wagner will leave Thursday to join his family. Mrs. Marvin Becker and Mrs. Laurence Bergman and Diane McCliesh visited Nancy Bergman at the Albert Fosnaugh home in Algona Wednesday. Mrs. Larry Bergman left Thursday with relatives for a visit at the Leland Derner home until her husband who is in Viet Nam, returns to the states. Banns of marriage were published Sunday in St. Johns Catholic church for Sheron Doocy, daughter of Mrs. Helen Doocy, and Roger Nltz, Ledyard, and Gail Person and Janet Diet- 1 - Ul erlng, daughter of Mr. and Mrs; 0 Albert Dieterlng, Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Menke and Janice are spending several days with their daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Duane McCliesh and Mr. and Mrs. Vic Hansen, Chicago. Bartels, and the groofn was at- tende by Daryl Bartels and Terry Holland. The bride wore a floor length gown of sata-peau with glove-* length sleeves, fitted bodice and a scoop neckline. The bell skirt boasted a chapel train. Embroidered lace of Alencon jeweled with seed pearls enhanced the waistline and neckline. The headpiece was a- fabric rose cluster with petals Jeweled with seed pearls on Alencon lace motifs securing a bouffant veil elbow length. Eugene Gardner, Bill Kerr, Ron Anderson and Jim Ballhelm were ushers. Mrs. Rex Taylor was organist. A reception followed In the church parlors. Dawn Kerr waa In charge of the guest book, Mrs. Less Huff and Mrs. Cliff Benschoter cut the cake, Cheryl Lovstad and Margaret Keith poured the punch and Mrs. Bill Kerr and Mrs. Leo Hodges presided at the coffee service. Gifts were In charge of Mrs. Ruth Bartels, Linda Gardner, Joyce Angus and Mrs. David Bunkofske. The bride graduated from Burt high and will be graduating from Allen Memorial School of Nursing In Waterloo. The bridegroom, a graduate of Graettlnger high, attended St. Paul's College at Con- cordla, Mo. The couple will live in Dows, where the bridegroom will manage the telephone exchange there. Audrey Ruth Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley A. Gardner of Algona, was united In marriage by Rev. Newton Coughenour in the Methodist church here, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m., to Allan Ray Bartels of LaPorte City, son of John Bartels of Estherville. Attending the bride were Theresa Meyer and Vicki DINNER & BAZAAR SUNDAY, SEPT. 12 St. Joe Hall — Sponsored by C. D. A., St. Joe '/a BARBECUE CHICKEN $1.25 & 75c MAIDRITE DINNER 85c BAKED BEANS -:- PIE CABBAGE SALAD -:• MILK ROLLS ... 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