News: Curtiss, Wis. (25 Aug. 1955)


Surnames: Harris, Herrick, Pichey, Hennlich, Nelson, Cain, Foss, Fakes, Young, Erdman, Jacobson, Mervin, Schmidt, Ouimette, Elert, Krueger, Erickson, Thompson, Smith, Laabs

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/25/1955

Curtiss, Wis. - Aug. 25, 1955

The Helping Hand Society will meet Friday, Aug. 27, with Mrs. Linwood Harris.

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Herrick had as guests on Thursday, their niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pichey, and son of Chippewa Falls.

Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hennlich enjoyed several days of fishing last week at Lake Winnebigoshish, Cass Lake, Minn.

Week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nelson were the Misses Julia Cain and Helen Foss of Neenah.

Visiting last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Fakes were his brother-in-law and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. John Young of Raphael, Calif., and Miss Anne Erdman of Hillsboro.

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Jacobson of Waukesha, Wisconsin spent several days the past week on their farm in Hoard and visited friends and relatives in the vicinity.

Saturday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hennlich were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mervin of Ft. St. John, B.C., Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schmidt and daughter of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Emily Mervin, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mervin of Abbotsford, Mrs. Wm. Ouimette of Park Falls and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Elert and son of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pvt. Frederick Krueger returned Thursday to Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., after a leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Krueger.

Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Erickson returned home Sunday evening from several days’ visit at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Erickson, at Ames, Ia.

Mrs. Theo. Thompson is visiting this week with her sisters in Menomonie.

Week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arne Harris and Albert Smith were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Harris of Waupaca and Mr. and Mrs. Lorrin Harris of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Herman F. Laabs, Jr., age 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman F. Laabs of Springfield, Mo., passed away Sunday afternoon of bulbar polio at the Marathon County Isolaton Hospital after a two days’ illness. He had been employed in the laboratory of a Wausau paper mill and expected to leave at the end of the month to enter college in his home town. He is survived by his parents and two sisters. Funeral services were held in Springfield on Thursday.



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