News: Washburn (3 Dec 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Spiegel, Hohenstein, Mortenson, Cassum, Krause, Dopp, Stetler, Stevens, Wall, Vincent, Urban, Vine, Trachte, Grimm, Abrahamson, Boyer, Kurth, Wren, Juntunen, Odell, Kapfer, Timmler, Shortess, White, Reinart, Stewart, Short, Kopps, Northup, Volz, Taylor, Smock, Havlicek, Kuhn, Feutz, Mashin, Poler, Backhaus, Williams, Galbreath, Laufenberg, Lincoln, Lutz, Marty, Harris

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 12/03/1970

Washburn (3 December 1970)

Mrs. Robert Spiegel will entertain the Washburn Homemakers club Wednesday, December 9, with dinner served at noon. This will be a Christmas Party and secret pals will be revealed with the exchange of gifts. Mrs. Darrel Hohenstein and Mrs. Robert Spiegel will have charge of the entertainment.

Tom Mortenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mortenson, got a buck the first day of hunting season instead of his father as reported last week.

Mark Cassum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Cassum, also got a buck the first day of hunting season.

Mrs. Harley Cassum entertained around 18 deer hunters during the season.

Mr and Mrs. Wallace Krause and daughter, Cheryl, of Menomonee Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Dopp and daughters, Linda, Judeen and Dixie, and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stetler of Marshfield, Mrs. Irving Stevens, Mrs. Floyd Wall, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Vincent and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban, Brenda and Debbie, and David Vine were guests Thanksgiving Day of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Vincent and daughter.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Trachte and family of Madison spent from Wednesday until Sunday with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trachte, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Grimm of Stratford. The Arnold Trachte family, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Abrahamson of Fairchild, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trachte and Mr. and Mrs. Romaine (Chuck) Boyer and son were Thanksgiving Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kurth and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Ron (Buck) Wren and family of West Bend spent Thanksgiving Day and the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mortenson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wren in Neillsville. Other guests Thanksgiving Day at the Mortenson home were Mr. and Mrs. Everett Juntunen, John Juntunen, Mr. and Mrs. Ragner Mortenson and Mrs. Art Odell.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer were Thanksgiving dinner guests of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Timmler, near Loyal. Other guests there were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shortess and family of Marshfield and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shortess of near Loyal.

Mr. and Mrs. George White and family of Marshfield were guests Thanksgiving Day of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Reinart.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Stewart, Jovey, Jana and Jeff, and Mrs. Frank Stewart of Verona, spent Thanksgiving Day and Friday with Mrs. Don Stewart’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short.

Mrs. Bill Kopps of Cambridge, Mrs. Roger Northup of Chicago and their mother, Mrs. Robert Volz of Memorial Home, called at the Mrs. Art Odell home Saturday afternoon.

Ervin Taylor and daughters, and Mrs. Nettie Smock, Black River Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Havlicek and family were Thanksgiving Day guests at the Charles Havlicek, Sr. home.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kuhn attended a meeting in Eau Claire Tuesday night.

Mrs. Clarence Reinart attended an A.S.C. meeting in Madison from Monday until Thursday. She accompanied a lady from the Taylor County A.S.C. office.

Mrs. Chris Feutz and son, Donnie, were guests Thanksgiving Day of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Feutz, in Wisconsin Rapids.

Mrs. DeWayne Mashin and son, Ronnie, of Tomah, Mr. and Mrs. William Poler of Memorial Home, and Mrs. Ernest Backhaus were Thanksgiving dinner and supper trusts at the Oliver Williams home and also celebrated Mrs. Poler’s 79th birthday.

Burl Galbreath of Beloit called at the home of Mrs. Art Odell last Thursday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Spiegel entertained her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Laufenberg and family of Alma Center on Thanksgiving Day.

Jean and Lorraine Lincoln of Minneapolis spent Thanksgiving Day and the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln. Warren and Francis Lincoln were Thanksgiving guests at the Lincoln home also.

Mr and Mrs. Arthur Lutz and Victor Lutz of Milwaukee spent Thanksgiving Day and the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andreas Lutz.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marty called Friday at the Mrs. Art Odell home. Mrs. Marty is the former Mildred Galbreath.

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Harris and family, Tom Harris and their mother, Mrs. Joyce Harris, Hastings, Minn., visited Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, Mr. and Mrs. William Poler and Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Poler in Granton Friday and Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Krause and daughter and Mrs. Irving Stevens were Sunday dinner guests at the Jack Urban home.

Mrs. Bruce Spiegel was a Saturday afternoon visitor at the John Reinart home in honor of Mrs. Reinart’s birthday.



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