News: Willard (28 Jan 1971)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Horn, McFarlane, Dunn, Debevec, Champa, Stremikis, Knute, Plautz, Rajk, Pekol, Janezich, Miller, Lamovec, Meinholdt, Gannon, Hemersbach, Ulesich, Rakovec, Herkert, Klapatauskas, Gregorich, Severson, Doepke, Kitzhaber, Mertens, Gosar, Baird, Parkel, Volovsek, Olson, Pozega

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 1/28/1971

Willard (28 January 1971)

Mrs. Frank Debevec was hostess last Monday to the Willard Social Club members. Mrs. Kenneth Horn, Sr., president, conducted the meeting. They discussed how they could serve the different charities better. Several thank you notes from different people in and out of the hospitals were read. A lunch was served. The next meeting will be on February 15 with Mrs. Don McFarlane as hostess.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dunn and Chris of Eau Claire were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Debevec.

Sylvester Champa and sons of Rochester, Minn., and Frank Champa of Chicago, Ill., were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Champa.

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Stremikis of San Francisco, Calif., came by plane as far as Milwaukee, where they were picked up by John Stremikis, who brought them to the hem of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Stremikis, Sr. They spent from Friday until Monday at the Stremikis home and returned by plane from Milwaukee to San Francisco.

Mrs. Alfred Knute returned home last week from an Eau Claire hospital, where she had been a surgical patient.

Mr and Mrs. Floyd Plautz and family helped Steve Plautz celebrate his birthday. Also here to help him celebrate were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Plautz and son, Dannie, of Milwaukee, who arrived here as a surprise on his father’s birthday.

Louis Rajk is a patient at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville since last week.

Edward Pekol of Chicago, Ill., was home over the weekend with his family, returning to Chicago Sunday.

Eugene Janezich and Mike Miller, both of Bremen, Ind., were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Janezich.

Pvt. Henry Lamovec, Jr., of Fort Sam Houston, Tex., has graduated from the medical course there. He is home on a two-week furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lamovec, Sr. He expects to be stationed in Germany.

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Meinholdt of Milwaukee were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meinholdt.

Mrs. Robert Gannon and children of Blair are spending some time here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfonz Hemersbach, while her husband is attending a convention in Houston, Tex.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ulesich were guests Sunday of their son and daughter-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. James Ulesich, in Menomonie.

Guests last Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Rakovec, were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pekol, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Herkert of Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pekol, Sr., visited last Thursday with Louis Rajk at the hospital in Neillsville.

Fifteen tables of cards were played last Sunday night at the parish center. Robert Debevec and Mike Klapatauskas were chairmen. A prize was won at each table. The door prize was won by Mrs. LaVerne Gregorich. Mrs. Eva Severson won the raffle prize. A lunch was served.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Doepke of Milwaukee spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Julius Klapatauskas, and family.

Mrs. Robert Debevec and daughter, Joan, were in Chicago, Ill., where Mrs. Debevec was sponsor for the grandnephew at his baptism.

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Klapatauskas were in Mosinee last Monday to help her brother, Raymond Kitzhaber, celebrate his birthday.

Members of the Willard 4-H club had a skiing party Sunday night at Bruce Mound.

The Rev. Michael Mertens was a dinner gust last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Gosar. He joined the family in celebrating Donna Marie’s 17th birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Baird and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Parkel, Jr., were guests last Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baird in Eau Claire.

Miss Beverly Volovsek, who attends La Crosse State University, was home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Volovsek, until Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Olson and children of Fairchild, and Ernie Olson of Berwyn, Ill., were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pozega and family.



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