News: Abbotsford  (24 Jun 1965)               

Contact: Dinah Reinke


Surnames: Willner, Bitter, Dabler, Schindler, Larson, Fox, Anderson, Schmidt, Solberg, Behrents, Opsal, Johnson,  Schmirler, Ingersoll, Weitenhagen,  Leahy, Bauer, Kugel, Orth, Kuester, Apfelbeck, Smith, Beyerl, Puhl, Kieser, Hopperdietzel, Ellingson, Walters, Grube, Ipsen, Spears, Baumgart, O’Connor, Wallace, Holtzhausen, Seefluth, La Porte, Gripentrog, Gauerke, Lange, Weideman, Huss, Bogaard, Koslo, Kanter

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/24/1965  

Mrs. William Willner of Wisconsin Dells was an overnight guest Thursday at the home of Mrs. Adeline Bitter and on Friday went to Edgar to visit her daughter.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dabler returned to Salem, Ore., Tuesday after a week’s stay with the Fred Schindler family and with his grandmother in Wausau.  Mr. Dabler is a nephew of Mrs. Schindler.

Mr. and Mrs. Joel Larson and two children of Neenah came Thursday and stayed until Saturday with his aunts, the Misses Emma and Mabel Larson.

Lester Fox is a patient at the Veterans Administration at Wood, Milwaukee.

Mrs. Adline Anderson and son, M/Sgt. and Mrs. John Bitter and three daughters visited at the Lamarr Schmidt home at Neillsville Monday of last week.  They were formerly neighbors.

Mrs. Ernest Solberg and children returned to Ferryville Monday morning.  They came on Friday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Behrents.  Others at the Behrents home during the week end were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Opsal and three children of Chicago, who spent Saturday afternoon there, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnson and Erie and Karen, who were there Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schmirler and four sons arrived from Milwaukee Saturday afternoon and spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Schmirler.  Mrs. Schmirler and children remained this week and he will return for them this week end.

Robert Ingersoll was dismissed from St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Thursday.  He was receiving treatment there for 10 days for a back ailment.

Mr. and Mrs. Harley Weitenhagen and two sons of Muscatine, Ia., spent Tuesday and Wednesday of last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bitter.  Mrs. Weitenhagen is a daughter of Mrs. Bitter.

Miss Pat Leahy, who is attending the summer session at Stout state university, Menomonie, and Miss Gene Bauer of Ellsworth, who is employed at the university, spent the week end before last at the home of Mrs. Della Leahy.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kugel of Milwaukee came Saturday.  Her mother, Mrs. Anna Orth, returned with them Sunday and plans to attend the silver wedding observance of her niece, Mr. and Mrs. Helmuth Kuester, in Milwaukee Saturday.

Mrs. and Mrs. Harvey Bitter, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Apfelbeck and Mrs. Birdie Smith attended the parade at Stratford Sunday afternoon.  Mr. and Mrs. Bitter were supper guests in honor of Father’s day at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Beyerl, and family at Colby.

Warren Puhl is attending the summer session at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis and Dennis Kieser is at the St. Paul branch of the University of Minnesota.  They were home for the week end.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hopperdietzel and sons, John and Joel, accompanied by his mother, Mrs. John Hopperdietzel of Athens, spent Sunday with their daughter, Mary Lu, at Eagle River.  Miss Hopperdietzel is employed at Eagle Water resort for the summer and plans to attend Oshkosh state university in the fall.

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ellingson of Stetsonville and Mr. and Mrs. Walters of Bloomer spent Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bitter.

Mrs. Della Leahy, son, Leo, and Duwayne Grube, returned Wednesday noon of last week from a vacation at Lake Mercer where they were since Monday.  Mrs. Alvina Ipsen, who is a resident at the Leahy Nursing Home, went with them and spent the time with her grand daughter, Mrs. Russell Spears.  On their return, they stopped at Fifield and visited Mrs. Leahy’s uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baumgart, and Mr. and Mrs. Tim O’Connor.

Mrs. Spencer Wallace of Atlanta, Ga., left Thursday afternoon after a visit at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Al Holtzhausen, and family, since the previous Saturday.  Enroute she stopped at Nashville, Tenn., to visit their sister, Miss Erma Holtzhausen, and was back at her home by Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Seefluth and Paula and grand son, Ryan Seefluth, attended a Seefluth family reunion at Wisconsin Rapids Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Cyrli La Porte of Merrill visited at the Kenneth Anderson home Thursday.

Mrs. Herb Gripentrog has purchased the Alvin Gauerke house on highway 29 east and her daughter, Mrs. Jeanette Lange, and family, will move there about Friday.  Mrs. Gripentrog, who has been living in the upstairs apartment in her house north of Helen’s Bar, will move to the downstairs apartment being vacated by the Lange family.

Miss Judy Weideman and Roy Huss were honored at a pre-nuptial shower at Cherokee hall June 7.  The wedding will take place at Christ Lutheran church, Abbotsford, Saturday, June 26, at 1:30 o’clock.

Mrs. Don Ingersoll, Mrs. Robert Bogaard and Miss Sharon Koslo visited Don Ingersoll at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, on Father’s Day.  Mr. Ingersoll, who is being treated for a fractured hip, is reported as making steady improvement.

Mr. and Mrs. Donals Kanter and family of Milwaukee are vacationing with his mother, Mrs. Ella Kanter, and relatives at Marshfield.  Mrs. Kanter returned to Milwaukee with them Friday………




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