The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1965 · Page 1
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TK« "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Pldurw - Mem News ~ itggtst Circulation aigona ®ppcr Beg dromes SBll» d Moi? e< i )n i d o« aM 7 atte A r f* « he «*»t°tt»ce at Altfma. Iowa (BOSH), Nov. 1. 1832. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1965 16-PAGE TABLOID VOL. 100 - NO. 80 Pannkuk Rites Held Monday At Titonka TITONKA - fflebrand (Beaver) Pannkuk, 93, died Saturday morning at Westvlew Nursing Home at Britt where he had been a patient for almost two years. Services were held Monday at 1 p. m. at Ramsey Reformed church with Rev. John Janssen officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery and Blake Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Grandsons were pallbearers. Siebrand Pannkuk was born Aug. 7, 1872 at Freeport, HI., the son of Anton and Ada Meyer Pannkuk. He was married to Wilhelmina Schroeder, April 3, 1894. They farmed for 46 years and retired to Titonka in 1919. He was preceded in death by his wife, a son and a daughter. Survivors are one daughter and four sons, Mrs. Senus Isebrand (Edith), Titonka, August E. and Herman R., both of Minneapolis, and Seaver and Raleigh of Omaha; a sister, Mrs. Ella Johnson, Milner, No. Dak., 21 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Rites Held For Inter-Church Feud Over U.S. Policy In Viet Nam _~_^ State Meeting In Algona Brings Charge Andy Deitering West Bend, Algona F.F.A., 1-2 In NW Iowa Soil Judge Contest BANCROFT - Funeral services for Andrew H. Deitering, 69, who died Wednesday evening at Holy Family hospital, Estherville, where he had been for several weeks. Funeral services were held at 9:30 a. m. Saturday. Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiated at St. John's Catholic church. Burial was at the church cemetery, with military. rites there. Mr. Deitering is a former adjutant of the American Legion. He served in World War I in France and was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. He was a mail carrier, retiring two years ago after 43 years of service. He also managed the American Legion dances for over 40 years. Besides his wife, Winifred, he leaves one son, William, Rachelle m.; two daughters Mrs. , Peggy Drinan, Amarillo, Tex., and Mrs, Wayne Marshall, Ft, Dodge; two brothers and four sisters, Mrs. Ed Kilso, Burlington, Mrs. Lenora Hiltz, Algona, Arnold Dietering, Rockford m,, Mrs. Rose Rahe, Mrs. Rudplf Kahe and Walter Deitering, Bancroft; 14 grandchildren; and three great - grandchildren, a daughter, Clare Christensen, his parents and one brother, Cyrel, preceded him in death, Garry Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements, In Stall Club Pam Henderson, daughter of the Robert Hendersons of Algona, hag been selected as one of 32 coeds at the University of Iowa tor membership In the seals Club, women's swimming group, The West Bend FFA team won first place Saturday in the northwest Iowa Soil Judging Contest. Second place went to the Algona team. The contest was co-sponsored by Area 1 of the Iowa Chapter of the SoU Conservation Society of America and the Vocational Agriculture Instructors in the area. , Top contestants in the individual scoring were Dale Banwart, West Bend, first; Dean Lemke, Dows, second; Matt Clark,' Algona, third; Tom Baas, West Bend, fourth; Harlan Metzger, Algona, fifth; Wayne Grimm, West Bend, sixth; Russel Spear, Algona, seventh, Keith Genrich, West Bend, eighth; Brent Sampson, Algona, ninth; and Darrel Zaugg, West Bend, tenth. On the first place West Bend team were Keith Genrich, Tom Baas, Dale Banwart, .Wayne Grimm, and Darrel Zaugg. They were coached by Mr. Robert Cast, Vocational Agriculture Instructor. Representing Algona were Harlan Metzger, Brent Sampson, Matt Clark, Russel Spear and Gary Rochleau. This team was coached by Mr. George Sefrit. Top ten in the picture above are: Bottom row, left to right, Dale Banwart, Dean Lemke, Matt Clark, Tom Baas, Harlan Metzger, Top row: Wayne Grimm, Russel Spear, Keith Genrich, Brent Sampson and Darrel Zaugg. Bancroft Girl Breaks Arm, 2-Car Crash A Bancroft girl was injured and two cars were damaged an estimated $700 in an accident Wednesday "afternoon north of Bancroft, Injured was Karen Laubenthal, 12, a passenger in a car driven by her father, Louis LaubenthaJ, The girl received a broken right arm and abrasions and was treated at a local doctor's office, She was then taken to Holy Family Hospital at Estherville, Three other Laubenthal children escaped injury. The accident occurred about 4:30, after Laubenthal, 37, had picked up his children at St. John school. He was driving north on Highway 169 and was about to make a left turn onto a graveled road when the accident occurred, Driving.south on Highway 169 was John Wejp, 49, Bancroft, The Welp and Laubenthal cars collided but did not ieaye the road or overturn, Kossuth County sheriffs officers Investigated but no charges have been Julius A. Rohlf Rites Monday At Swea City Julius Arthur (Mike) Rohlf, Swea City, 73, a well known retired farmer, died Friday evening, Oct. 22 at the Holy Family hospital in Estherville. He was born July 3, 1892. Survivors are his wife, Sophia, a son, Virgil, former Algonan, presently living at Ankeny, a daughter, Mrs. Marvin (Irene) Simonsmeir of Swea City and five grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Lena Lowrey, San Marcos, Calif., and three brothers, Henry.Wayzata, Minn,, John, Mattoon, 111., and George of Seattle, Wash. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p. m. at the Immanuel Lutheran church in Swea City, with Rev. Julius Peterson officiating. Burial was in Harrison township cemetery with Barnes Funeral Home in charge, At Oil Meeting Standard Oil construction and maintenance men attended a two- day meeting at the Indian Hills Motel in Ornate October 2V-28. R. A. Gilbert attended from Algona, At a statewide meeting of the Iowa American Council of Christian Churches held in Algona, last Thursday, at the Regular Baptist church, the group through its executive committee issued a statement on Viet Nam attacking the position of two other church groups with, regard to U. S. participation in the Southeast Asia war. The meeting here was attended by some 50 to 60 clergymen in the day sessions and about 90 in the evening, said Rev. Arthur Hicks, pastor of the Regular Baptist church. He said that the statewide meeting represented delegates from the Bible Presbyterian church, the Congregational Methodist, Southern Methodist, United Christian and Regular Baptist churches. The statement said, in part: "A group calling itself The Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam has requested U. S. clergymen to sign a petition to be submitted to the President . . . calling for immediate withdrawal of our troops from Vietnam, thereby allowing the Vietnamese the right of self- determination . . . similar appeals have been made by the General Board of the National Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches. We are incensed that any group of clergymen would attempt to use the platform of the church ... to urge upon the President an action which would be both cowardly and unscriptural. "We are anxious to see cessation of hostilities but ... this can be accomplished only by absolute and strong position against Red aggression in Vietnam." - o - VETERANS PLAN MASS RALLY HERE A program is being planned for Veterans Day, Nov. 11 sponsored jointly by the American Legion and V. F. W, of Algona, to be held downtown, in behalf of patriotic principles. Cochairmen are Ed Farrell and Bud Anderson, and details will be announced shortly. It is hoped that local stores will close for a two-hour period during the program, Burner Blows The furnace burner at Algona Country Club blew up early Saturday evening, resulting in a call to the Algona fire department. Damage was slight, according to Assistant Chief Kink Wjlley who went to the scene with firemen.

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