News: Abbotsford, Wis. (22 Jan. 1953)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Mauritz, Ellenbecker, Hilber, Johnson, Erickson, Christensen, Wiles, Haskins, Prein, Wiltjer, Van Dreel, Ferm, Rankl, Lange, Lukas, Miller, Koehn, Bender, Hoffman, Depriest, Witt, Vetter, Dolan, Ausman, Anderson, Geary, Thompson, Helding, Lindberg, Laabs, Nikolay, Reeves, Pittsley, Jerabek, Leichtnam, Knight, Dalberto, Vandehey, Gierl, Hiers, Zimmerman, Jecabson, Jacobson, Scheibe 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 01/22/1953 

Local Items 

Sgt. and Mrs. Lawrence F. Mauritz, of Camp Hanford, Washington, are here visiting his father, John Mauritz and John, Jr., and his sister, Mrs. Bernard Ellenbecker, at Dorchester. He is on a 30-day furlough. Sgt. Mauritz has seen service in Korea, Japan and in Germany. 

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hilber, Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson, Abbotsford, attended a convention at Milwaukee, last week. They went there Wednesday and returned Friday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Erickson celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary Saturday with a 6:00 o’clock supper. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Christensen and family, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Erickson, Mrs. Wallace Wiles and son, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Haskins, of Kennen; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Prein, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Erickson and daughter, of Colby; Salem Erickson, Unity; Miss Marion Wiltjer, Abbotsford; and Floyd Van Dreel, Colby. Later in the evening, cards were played with the couples receiving gifts. 

Word was received of the death of Adam Ferm, Los Angeles, Cal. Mrs. Ferm is a sister of Hugo Erickson, Abbotsford. 

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rankl and Mrs. Ervin Lange, visited Charles Scheibe, at St. Joseph’s hospital, at Marshfield, Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Scheibe, who is being treated for a fractured hip and arm, is now able to be up in a wheel chair and can use the injured arm, but is not permitted to stand on the injured leg. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lukas spent Wednesday at Thorp and visited his brother, a patient at Victory hospital at Stanley. 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Miller now have their infant daughter, Michele Lynn, at home. She was kept at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, following her birth on Dec. 19, until last week. 

Mrs. Norman Lukas was discharged, Saturday, from St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield. She had been receiving treatment there since the previous Monday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Orville Koehn and infant son, Noral, of Grays Lake, Ill., came Tuesday morning and will be here until Saturday. They are staying with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Bender and with his parents at Medford. 

Mr. and Mrs. William Hoffman visited his father, Friday. He is a medical patient at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield. 

Ronnie Depriest spent the week end with friends at Waukesha. 

Miss Jean Witt was guest of honor at a birthday celebration at her home, Sunday. Miss Witt, who is a student at Eau Claire State College, was home for the week end. 

Mr. and Mrs. George Vetter and Tom and Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dolan attended the funeral of Martin Ausman at Eau Claire, Saturday. The two ladies stayed over the week end to be with their mother, Mrs. Martin Ausman. 

Miss Geraldine Anderson and Bill Geary visited friends in Taylor and La Crosse, Saturday. 

Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Thompson and grandson, Scott Helding, were at the M. T. Thompson home at Tomahawk, Sunday. 

Mrs. John Lindberg is assisting Mrs. Bernard Laabs at the school hot lunch program. 

Frank Nikolay and Ronnie Reeves, Madison, spent the week end at their respective homes. 

Mrs. John Pittsley is giving the Girl Scout troop a series of first aid lessons. The troop meets each Thursday afternoon after school in the Girl Scout room in the grade building. 

Cpl. Richard Jerabek, Fort Meyer, Va., was home on a 15 day furlough with his wife, and sister, Mrs. Elmer Leichtnam. 

Mrs. Chet Knight and Corrine spent Monday morning at Wausau. 

Mrs. Don Dalberto, Iron Mountain, Mich., is here helping in the care of her mother, Mrs. James Vandehey, who is ill at her home. 

Louis and Peter Gierl and the Misses Pat Gierl and Carol Hiers visited Mr. and Mrs. Keith Zimmerman, near Minneapolis, Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Zimmerman is a sister of the Gierls. 

Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Jecabson and family, Wausau, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Jacobson. 



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