News: Merrillan (14 Sep 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hayden, Green, Gile, Grasser, Cooper, Kujak, Olson, Rosenberger, McKevitt, Nash, Utberg, Knutson, Strozewski, Stam, Frelk, Smith, Anger, Kling, Bredison, Vincent, Burlingame, Staples, Rhoades, Gearing, Amundson, O’Rourke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/14/1967

Merrillan (14 September 1967)

David Hayden was a weekend visitor in Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Green and son, Chris of Madison, spent the weekend with the Gibson Giles here and at the Herb Green home in Humbird.

Mr. and Mrs. Duane Grasser and family of Eau Claire recently visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grasser and Skipper.

Weekend visitors at the Walter Cooper home were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cooper and Jimmy of Beloit.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kujak of St. Louis, Mo., were recent guests of her grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Olson.

Mr. and Mrs. Andy Rosenberger of New Lisbon were weekend guests of the Gene McKevitt home.

Sunday afternoon guests at the Mrs. Walter Nash home were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Utberg and family of Altoona, Helen Utberg of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Knutson and family and Tunny Strozewski of Tomah.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stam and family of Milwaukee visited in Merrillan recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Frelk and daughter, Ginger, of Morris, Ill., attended the celebration.

Dan Utberg of Altoona spent several days visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Charlotte Nash.

Harlan Smith of Milwaukee was a weekend visitor.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Anger and family of Eau Claire spent a weekend with Mr. and Mrs. John Anger and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Anger and family.

Mrs. Avis Kling and family have moved from the Bredison house on Charles Street into the Vincent home on Houghton Street.

A dedication service was recently held in the Merrillan Methodist Church, when 75 hymnals were presented to the church. The hymnals are a new type currently being introduced into the Methodist churches in the area. The hymnals were given in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Burlingame, Mrs. DeVan Staples, Mrs. Oliver Rhoades, Floyd Gearing and Clarence Amundson.

Mr. and Mrs. Darrell C. O’Rourke and family of Black River Falls recently moved into the Church of Christ parsonage in Merrillan. Mr. O’Rourke has served the local church as pastor for several years. This is the first time the church has had a resident minister.



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