News: Abbotsford, Wis. (4 Feb. 1954) 
Contact: Stan

Surnames: Engler, Lundahl, Carlson, Hennlich, Dorn, Neitzel, Kadonsky, Rueden, Kelley, Johnson, Mapes, Zentner, Kennedy, Afkend, Kutscher, Bentley, Bumann, Blume, Fay, Plank, Rellis, Nikolay, Price, Pascoe, Wollum, Dolan, Galiger, Larson, Hutt, Harrison, De Priest, Janda, Steffen, Kennedy, Cleworth, Gabriel, Alexander, Anderson, Behrents, Witt, Miller, Rilling, Schraufnagel, Laabs, Kalepp 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/04/1954 

Local Items 

Jody Engler, grandson of Mrs. Grace Lundahl, spent Tuesday at the Pleasant Hill school with the Arvid Carlson children and the late afternoon at the Carlson home, it being the ninth birthday anniversary of Mae Carlson. A few other school mates were also at the Carlson home for the birthday observance. 

At a meeting of the Abbotsford chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, held at the Masonic hall, Tuesday evening, A. J. Hennlich was installed as worthy patron. Mr. Hennlich was in the hospital when regular installation was held. A valentine party followed the meeting, with Mrs. Lowell Dorn and Mrs. Lawrence Neitzel as hostesses. 

Tony Carlson and son, Jerry, returned to Madison, Wednesday, after spending the week end at the homes of two other sons, Lloyd and Lawrence. They visited at the home of his brother, Arvid, Monday evening. Jerry, who attends the University of Wisconsin, at Madison, was having a semester vacation and is registering for the next semester on Thursday. 

St. Bernadette’s Court of the W.C.O.F. met Thursday evening at the Armory club rooms, with Mrs. George Kadonsky and Mrs. Art Rueden as hostesses. The next meeting will be Feb. 25, with Mrs. George Kelley and Mrs. Carl Johnson as hostesses. 

Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Carlson, children, Mary Ann and Herbie, spent Sunday evening at the Harry Mapes and Norman Zentner homes, at Minocqua. 

Neighbors and friends helped Mrs. H. D. Kennedy celebrate her birthday anniversary, Friday afternoon. A delicious pot luck supper was served. 

Saturday evening dinner, in celebration of Clayton Afkend’s birthday anniversary, was served at the Afkend home. Guests were Mrs. Afkend’s father, George Kutscher, and her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson, of Marshfield, and Edgar Fay and Mrs. Bernice Bentley, of Eau Claire. 

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bumann and two daughters visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Blume, at Wausau, Sunday afternoon. 

Overnight guests, Saturday, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Afkend were her uncle, Edgar Fay and Mrs. Bernice Bentley, of Eau Claire. They left Sunday afternoon. Other Sunday dinner guests were Miss Alice Plank and Bill Rellis, of Loyal. 

Miss Anne Nikolay, Madison, was home for the week end. Miss Nikolay has accepted a position with an insurance firm in Milwaukee and will leave for Milwaukee in the near future. 

Mrs. Elsie Price, Milan, Mich., came Friday night to visit her sister, Mrs. E. C. Pascoe. On Saturday afternoon, another sister, Mrs. Henry Wollum, of Owen, was here. Mrs. Price remained until Sunday evening when she left to visit her son at Cadott. 

Miss Mary Dolan returned to St. Theresa’s College, Winona, Monday afternoon, having been here since Saturday. Semester vacation began Thursday, after which she went to Rochester to visit her sister, Sister Tiernan. 

Mr. and Mrs. Miles Galiger returned Monday afternoon from Thorp where they had been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Galiger, since Sunday. 

Miss Emma Larson has returned to her teaching duties at the Jones school in Wausau, after having a half year’s leave of absence. Mrs. Malcolm Larson, of Weyauwega, is here taking care of Mrs. Lars Larson, and goes back home week ends as Miss Emma Larson is then here. 

Among those from here who attended the concert of the Minneapolis Symphony at Wausau, Sunday afternoon were Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Hutt and Maureen, the Rev. Richard Harrison and his mother, Mrs. De Priest, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Janda, Louis and Ann, Mrs. Vernon Steffen and Miss June Kennedy, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cleworth and Mr. and Mrs. Alois Gabriel, of Colby. 

Second semester classes at Eau Claire State College resumed Wednesday. Home for the semester vacation were Jack Alexander, Kay Anderson, the Misses Arlene Carlson, Phyllis Behrents and Jean Witt. Miss Donna Miller enrolled as a new student. 

Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Rilling and daughter, Althea, plan to leave the first of the week for Brownsville, Texas, for a short rest period. The dental office will be closed while Dr. Rilling is away. 

Allan Schraufnagel, student at the University of Wisconsin, came Friday night for a semester vacation at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schraufnagel, and went back on Monday night. Bernard Laabs and Miss Bonnie Kalepp, also students there, have been home this week. 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kalepp and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson returned *** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription. 



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