News: Colby  (27 May 1965)       

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Email: dinah@wiclarkcountyhistory.org  

Surnames: Foster, Zimmer, Sinco, Bailey, Walsh, Waldhart, Niemann, Blenker, Stieber, Lamot, Schmitt, Arndt, Nagel, Mehring, Seefeldt, VanDreel, Leichtnam, Jerabeck, Hanus, Bingham, Krueger, Woodworth, Gosse, Raymond, Laabs

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/27/1965

Mr. and Mrs. Marce Foster attended the Foster Family reunion held over the weekend at Trails End Lodge, Milwaukee.  Those in attendance were the mother, Mrs. Theresa Foster, Marshfield, the children and their respective families: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zimmer and family, Green Bay, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Foster and family of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Foster and family, Wauwatosa, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Foster and family, Butler, Mr. and Mrs. John Foster and family, Hales Corners, Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Foster and family, Terre Haute, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Toma Sinco and family, Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bailey and family, Burlington, Mr. and Mrs. James Foster and family of Black River Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Walsh and family and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Foster and family, all of Ishpeming, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Gene Foster and family, Ironwood, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Foster and family, Schofield, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Foster and family, Winona, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Foster and family, Bellewood, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Marce Foster and family.  The Foster clan gathered at the lodge by Saturday noon.  Several members of the family had not seen each other for over 28 years.  Mr. and Mrs. Marce Foster stopped at Kenosha on their return home to visit their son, Dennis, who is employed there.

Mrs. Edna Waldhart and son, Buzzy, spent the weekend at Appleton with the Gilbert Waldhart and Bill Waldhart families.  On their return home they stopped at Spencer to visit Mrs. Lige Niemann.

Rev. Ambrose Blenker, Grand Knight and Mrs. Mike Stieber, and Deputy Grand Knight and Mrs. Angus Lamot, attended the 64th annual state Knights of Columbus convention held at Rhinelander from Sunday, May 16, through Tuesday, May 18.  The group returned home Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Schmitt entertained a group of guest to honor their daughter, Gail Jean, on her confirmation into Zion Lutheran church Sunday.  The dinner and supper guests included Gail’s sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arndt, Kenyon, Minn., who had arrived with their son, Thomas, Saturday, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nagel and family, Highland, Ind., Miss Ella Mehring, Sheboygan, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Seefeldt and Nadine, Prentice, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seefeldt, Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. David Schmitt and Dana, Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Art Nagel, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd VanDreel and Douglas, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schmitt and Elroy, all of Colby.

Mrs. Elmer Leichtnam was dismissed from St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Wednesday, where she had been following surgery.

Mrs. Jerry Jerabeck, Oakfield, mother of Mrs. Elmer Leichtnam, and Mrs. Leichtnam’s sister, Mrs. Clarence Hanus, Milwaukee, spent two days at the Elmer Leichtnam home this week.

Mrs. Bingham is their daughter.

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Krueger entertained Sunday at dinner and supper in honor of their son, Charles, who was confirmed that morning at St. Paul’s Lutheran church by the Rev. H. Woodworth.  Those present were his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gosse, his god parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Raymond of Wausau and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Laabs.

 

 


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