News: Washburn (25 Apr 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Huth, Gorbet, Short, Backhaus, Lincoln, Williams, Jacobs Bernett, Stanley, Krutsch, Qualley, Poler, Hintz, Kuhn, Rodman, Hopfer, Pepper, Kissling, Borde, Havlicek, Condron, McNeal, Jelinek, Schultz, Pretsch, Shramek, Lawson, Urban, Stevens, Kapfer, Stark, Dopp, Reinart, Wallace, Odell, Fitzl, Grimm, Plummer, Carstensen, Schmidt, Scholtz, Kosmoski, Adamec, Sorenson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/25/1968

Washburn (25 April 1968)

Mrs. Arnold Huth, Sr., entertained the Cannonville Ladies Aid last Thursday with seven members and four visitors present. Visitors were: Mrs. George Gorbet, Mrs. Frank Short, Mrs. Ernest Backhaus, and Lorraine Lincoln. Mrs. Oliver Williams will be hostess at the May meeting.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jacobs and daughters of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Gale Bernett of Sparta, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Stanley and family of Granton, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stanley were recent Sunday gusts of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Krutsch.

Several from this vicinity attended the funeral of Mrs. H. A. Qualley in Neillsville last week Tuesday.

Mrs. Ernest Backhaus returned home last week Tuesday evening from the hospital in Marshfield. She stayed with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Poler, and sister, Mrs. Oliver Williams, and family until she was able to do her own work. She returned to her home Monday.

Lorraine Lincoln returned Friday to Kenosha, where she is taking nurse’s training and working part time. She spent the Easter vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hintz recently purchased a different car.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn and daughters, Mary Ellen and Ginger, and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Horace Rodman, drove to Milwaukee Sunday, where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hopfer, Jr., and made the acquaintance of their little granddaughter and great-granddaughter.

Mr. and Mrs. Everett pepper have returned to their home in Janesville after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kissling and family and attending a family gathering in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Borde of Oregon.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, Sr., have returned home after visiting their sons-in-laws and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Condron in Des Plaines, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Jack McNeal and sons in Streamwood, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jelinek and Paul Schultz were supper guests one day last week of Mrs. Fred Pretsch and sons, Earl and Jerry.

Charles Shramek called Sunday afternoon at the Ralph Short home. He was going to visit his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Lawson, and also visited his grandson, Richard Lawson who is in Memorial Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban and daughters, Debbie and Brenda were dinner guests Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Stevens. Afternoon callers there were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, Mr. and Mrs. Stark of Chicago, Mrs. Leland Dopp and daughters, Linda and Dixie, of Marshfield, and Mrs. F. Dopp.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Reinart were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wallace. They called on Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reinart in Merrillan in the afternoon.

Mrs. Marge Odell and son, Stanley, and her father, John Fitzl of Greenwood, called Saturday at the home of Mrs. Art Odell home.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Grimm of Stratford were Saturday afternoon visitors and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hintz called on Mrs. Art Odell Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Plummer, Harry Carstensen and Mrs. Ella Schmidt called Sunday evening at the Odell home.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhn of Janesville spent the weekend with his brother, Bernard, and family, and also called on Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kuhn and sons and Mrs. Paul Kuhn.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short visited Friday evening at the Lewis Scholtz home in Neillsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kosmoski called on Mrs. Art Odell Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, Sr., were supper guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Adamec.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sorenson of Wisconsin Rapids visited Sunday at the Bernard Kuhn home. Their son, Wayne, spent from Thursday until Sunday with his grandparents.



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