News: Colby, Wis. (5 Jan. 1956)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Voelker, Schulz, Wellman, Jackson, Pech, Stieber, Zillmann, Neville, Lein, Schwantes, Gries, Becker, Draeger, Guenther, Forbish, Allmann, Morgan, Koleske, Casey, Christofferson, Loos, Wallace, Serdar, Bane, Firnstahl, Harmon

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/05/1956

Local News

Mrs. Oscar Voelker entered the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital Tuesday.

Mrs. Kenneth Schulz entered the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital Monday.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wellman of Colby, Route 1, at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital December 28.

Mrs. Frank Jackson spent several days at Ashland with her sister, Mrs. Mae Harmon.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pech and children of Madison spent the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Emma Stieber.

Mrs. Ed Zillmann spent the holidays at Marinette with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lein.

Mr. and Mrs. Byrne Neville of Milwaukee visited several days with the latter’s mother, Mrs. William Schwantes.

Alphonse Gries of Park Falls visited several days with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stieber.

Rev. and Mrs. Edwin Becker and son of Oshkosh were Christmas week-end guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Draeger.

Miss Erma Guenther, teaching at Wisconsin Rapids, spent the holidays with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Forbish.

Mrs. Lillie Allmann spent the Christmas holiday at Fond du Lac with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Morgan and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Victor Koleske of Madison spent the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Koleske, and her mother, Mrs. Nettie Casey.

Dr. and Mrs. A. M. Christofferson of Waupaca were Christmas Day guests at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Loos.

Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Wallace returned to Madison after spending several days at the Carl Holtzhausen home in Colby and Al Holtzhausen’s home in Abbotsford, Wis.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allmann and daughter, Lynn, of Libertyville, Ill., spent New Year’s Day with the former’s mother, Mrs. Lillie Allmann, and other relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. William Serdar and children of Evanston, Ill., spent the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Serdar and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bane.

Jerry Firnstahl of Chicago, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Firnstahl and daughter of St. Paul, Minn., spent several days with the men’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Firnstahl.



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