News: Willard (30 Oct 1969)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Debevec, McFarlane, Bayuk, Perme, Wegner, Hansen, Matkovich, Perko, Koski, Landini, Baltus, Halbrader, Plautz, Prebil, Garner, Pakiz, Kirn, Pernic, Horn, Volovsek, Arch, Cohara, Ulesich, Merlak, Govek, Lesar

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/30/1969

Willard (30 October 1969)

Mrs. Frank Debevec was hostess to the Willard Social Club last Monday. Mrs. Don McFarlane presided at the meeting. Members discussed quilt making. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. William Bayuk, where they expect to finish the quilting. A lunch was served by the hostess.

The merry Homemakers met at the home of Mrs. John Perme last Wednesday. The president, Mrs. Wayne Wegner, presided at the meeting. The project was “floor covering and its care,” which was given by the hostess. A lunch was served. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Arthur Hansen.

John Matkovich, former Willard resident now of Belleview, Wash., has returned from a European trip through France, Spain, Italy and Yugoslavia. While in Yugoslavia and Belgrade he visited his parents’ homes and was a guest of his aunts who live there. He especially liked to travel there as he knows the Slovenian language, which came very handy in a foreign country. He called his mother, Mrs. Theresa Matkovich of Willard from Belleview, Wash., last Saturday, telling her he arrived back safely. He made the trip by plane.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Perko and grandson, Jimmy Koski, of Ely, Minn., were guests here recently of Mrs. Mary Landini and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Perko.

Mr. and Mrs. James Baltus and family of Wisconsin Rapids were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Halbrader and family.

Supper guests last Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Perko and family were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Perko of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Perko and Jimmy Koski of Ely, Minn., and Mrs. Mary Landini.

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Plautz and son, Robert, were weekend visitors of relatives in Milwaukee.

Miss Kathy Prebil of Milwaukee spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Prebil.

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Plautz and family and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Plautz and family, all of South Milwaukee, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Plautz. They also attended the wedding last Saturday of Betty Garner and David Pakiz.

Mr. and Mrs. Garth Prebil and son of Milwaukee are vacationing with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Prebil, for a week.

Dick Bayuk left last week for Phoenix, Ariz.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Matkovich of Milwaukee spent from Tuesday until Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Matkovich and then left on their honeymoon.

The following helped Mrs. Donna Kirn celebrate her birthday last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Matkovich; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kirn and son, Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Matkovich of Milwaukee, Mrs. Theresa Matkovich and Mr and Mrs. Louis Matkovich.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pernic and children of Mundelein, Ill., spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Horn and Mr. and Mrs. John Pernic.

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Volovsek and children of Brookfield spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. John Pernic.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Matkovich were supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Matkovich and son in Owen last Sunday.

Miss Betty Arch of Milwaukee spent some time at the home of her brothers, Ernest Arch and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arch.

Mike Cohara of Chicago is spending several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Blaz Cohara.

Dr. and Mrs. James Ulesich and children, Steven and Jennifer of Menomonie were guests Sunday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ulesich.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Merlak of Wonderlake, Ill. visited relatives here.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Govek left last week for Pensacola, Fla., on a two-week vacation with relatives. Joseph Lesar is our mail carrier during Mr. Govek’s absence.



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