News: Washburn (20 Apr 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Mazourek, Spiegel, Short, Gorbet, Reinart, Kapfer, Huth, Lincoln, Rodman, Kuhn, Hopfer, Blakesley, Odell, Spiegel, Laufenberg, Short, Schultz, Rodman, Knutson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/20/1967

Washburn (20 April 1967)

Mrs. Adolph Mazourek entertained the Washburn Homemakers club Thursday with nine members and three visitors in attendance. Mrs. Edgar Spiegel, Mrs. George Gorbet and Mrs. Frank Short were visitors. The club donated $2 to each of the following: Red Cross, Cancer and Salvation Army funds.

The ladies re-elected the old officers as follows: Mrs. John Reinart, president; Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, vice president and also treasurer of the sunshine fund; Mrs. Ralph Short, secretary; Mrs. Gene Huth, assistant secretary; Mrs. Arnold Huth, Sr., treasurer; Mrs. Albert Lincoln, Health chairman; Mrs. Adolph Mazourek, assistant Health chairman.

Mrs. Reinart had the county scrapbook to pass around for members to see.

Mrs. Albert Lincoln presented the health topic on Heart.

Mrs. Ralph Short will be hostess at the next meeting, May 11. Members will make final plans for Achievement day at Granton May 16, and make their badges.
We had heavy rains and severe thunder storms Saturday night and almost all day Sunday, with some hail Sunday. Lightning struck an elm tree near the Mrs. Frank Short’s house and blew out fuses on her telephone and refrigerator and damaged a radio.

Mrs. Horace Rodman will entertain the Cannonville Ladies Aid Thursday, with dinner served at her home at 211 E. Division Street in Neillsville.

Most of the neighbors attended the wedding Saturday noon of Sylvia Kuhn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn, and Robert Hopfer, Jr., son of Mrs. Robert Hopfer, Sr., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and also the reception at the Kuhn home in the afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Blakesley and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Blakesley and son of Wisconsin Rapids were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Art Odell.

Mrs. Bruce Spiegel accompanied her brother, Bernard Laufenberg of Alma Center, to Rochester, Minn., Sunday to see their father, Godfrey Laufenberg, who is very ill. He underwent surgery Monday and Mrs. Spiegel and her brother went to Rochester again Monday to be with their mother and father.

Mr. and Mrs. Art Short visited Wednesday evening at the Ralph Short home.

Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Schultz of Oshkosh spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Rodman, and attended the marriage of her niece, Sylvia Kuhn, and Robert Hopfer, Jr. His father, Paul Schultz, returned here with them after spending the winter with his sons, Hallie and Ted Schultz and daughter Mrs. Henry Knutson.



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