News Colby, Wis. (8 Dec. 1955)

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Surnames: Sturner, Roth, Anderson, Umhoefer, Scidmore, Weix, Martin, Ellis, Hemmy, Heaney, Coates, Dallman, Sonneman, Scheelk, Forbish, Schulz, Koch

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/08/1955

Colby, Wis. - Local News 8 Dec. 1955

Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Sturner visited in Marshfield, Wisconsin Wednesday.

Bill Roth is receiving medical treatments at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital.

Peter Anderson of Milwaukee spent several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Umhoefer at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital December 3.

Lloyd Scidmore, in the U.S. Navy, is spending a 12 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scidmore.

Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Weix spent several days in Winona, Minn., with the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Ellis and children of Arena spent Thanksgiving Day and the week-end with Mrs. Ellis’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Hemmy.

A. X. Umhoefer, trustee of the High Court of the Catholic Order of Foresters, attended funeral services in Chicago last week Wednesday for Thomas J. Heaney, high chief ranger, who died November 27.

Mrs. John Coates of Colby and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dallman and Don Fontaint of Greenwood spent Wednesday and Thursday at St. Paul, Minn., where they attended the advance showing of the new 56 model G.E. appliances.

Arno Sonneman and daughter of West Simbury, Conn., are visiting several weeks with his mother, Mrs. William Sonnemann, and his brother, Lester. A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Arno Sonnemann on November 7.

Bud Hemmy of Juneau, formerly of Colby, suffered a heart attack and is being treated at a hospital. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Hemmy, autoed to Juneau last week Thursday. Mr. Hemmy returned Wednesday night but will again go to Juneau the latter part of the week.

Miss Joyce Scheelk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Scheelk of Colby, headed the decorations committee for the Psi Beta Psi sorority Cosmic tea at Central State College, Stevens Point, December 7. Miss Scheelk is a senior in the division of secondary education and is majoring in mathematics.

Raymond Forbish of Colby, Route 1, is among the student residents of Residence Hall at the University of Wisconsin who are engaged in many university student recreational, social or government activities on the Wisconsin campus this year. Raymond is serving on the personnel committee of the Halls Association at the university this year.

Mr. and Mrs. Julius Schulz and children, Linda and Alan, of Milwaukee were called home the past two weeks as the latter’s mother, Mrs. Otto Koch of Stetsonville, was fatally injured in an auto-truck collision. She had been hospitalized at Marshfield where she passed away Saturday. Julius is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Schulz of the town of Colby, Wis.

 

 


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