News: Willard (12 Oct 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Perushek, Shumate, Schultz, Rakovec, Townsend Dahl, Severson, Smercek, Herkert, Tolaney, Volovsek, Lohrman, Sladich, Meke, Lamovec, Staut, Perme, Knudsen, Gregorich, Lee, Craig, Hart, Fallas, Francel, Prebil

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 10/12/1972

Willard (12 October 1972)

A surprise birthday party and family reunion was held last Tuesday night at the Frank Perushek home in honor of Frank’s birthday. A cake was donated for the occasion by his sister Mrs. Mary Shumate of Chicago, Ill. A big dinner was served. Those present were George and Mary Shumate of Chicago; Ludvik and Mamie Perushek of Duluth, Minn.; and Anthony and Jeanette Perushek, Michael, Patty and Johnnie and Angie and Duane Schultz, all of Neillsville. The evening was spent in visiting and playing cards.

About 150 people attended a shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Rakovec last Sunday afternoon for Connie Townsend and her fiancé, Michael Rakovec. Hostesses were Mrs. Pat Dahl, Mrs. Joan Severson, Mrs. Theresa Rakovec, Misses Rose and Linda Rakovec. The cake was made and decorated by Mrs. John Smercek and Mrs. Louis Herkert, both of Marshfield. After the bride-to-be opened the gifts, a lunch was served, followed by visiting and cards. The young couple plan to be married November 4 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard.

Mr. and Mrs. Ludvik Perushek of Duluth, Minn., visited Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tolaney, Sr.

Mrs. Anna Volovsek left last week for Milwaukee accompanied by her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Max Lohrman, Frank, Jimmie and Donnie of Marshfield. They attended graduation exercises of Bernard Sladich and returned home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Meke of Milwaukee were guests Saturday and Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lamovec and family. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Victor Staut and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Perme and son of Davenport, Ia., were recent guests of his parents, Mr. and Mr. John Perme.

Mr. and Mrs. John Knudsen of Audubon, Ia., were guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Knudsen and family.

Frank Petkovsek of Chicago, Ill., visited here with Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gregorich, Mr. and Mrs. William Petkovsek and Mr. and Mrs. Anton Petkovsek.

Mr. and Mrs. William Lee of Gaeta, Italy, have arrived here to visit Mr. and Mrs. Anton Petkovsek and family. Mrs. Lee is the former Dolores Petkovsek. Also a guest there and at the Anton Petkovsek home was Mrs. William Petkovsek of Waukegan, Ill.

The grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Petkovsek was named Douglas Dean. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Petkovsek and was born September 19.

Mr. and Mrs. John Hart of North Chicago, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Don Fallas and children of Grayslake, Ill., were guests recently of Mr. and Mrs. John Francel.

Garth Prebil of Milwaukee spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Prebil.



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