News: Granton (2 Aug 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Radke, Farnsworth, Schmidtke, Adler, Brown, Degenhardt, Eppers, Axelsen, Kayser, Garbisch, Lehmann, Maes, Coy, Williams, Berg, Young, Rowe, Vine, Garbisch, Taylor, Lavey, Spry, Anderson, Kirk, Paun, Jahnke, Hales, Fero, Wage, Duerr, Porath

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/02/1973

Granton (2 August 1973)

Mrs. Myrtle Radke of Columbus was to arrive Monday afternoon to spend several days with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Farnsworth. Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Farnsworth and family of Marshfield were guests of his parents Sunday and their daughter, Dawn, remained for a visit with her grandparents.

Weekend visitors at the home of Mrs. Otto Schmidtke were her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Adler of Waukegan, Il., and a granddaughter, Miss Nancy Brown of Lake Forest, Il. Joining the family group on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Degenhardt and family of Loyal and Mr. and Mrs. Otto A. Schmidtke and family of Stratford.

The U.M.W. of the York Center United Methodist Church was to meet Wednesday with Mrs. Arnold Eppers.

Mrs. Pearl Axelsen of Marshfield spent Thursday and was a luncheon guest at the home of Mrs. William Schmidtke. Mrs. Axelsen grew in the Granton area.

Van L. Kayser returned home Saturday from the Veteran’s Hospital in Madison. A son and daughter-in-law of Waterloo, brought him home and spent the day with the Kayser’s.

The Ladies Aid Society of Zion Lutheran Church was to meet Wednesday with Mrs. Fritz Garbisch, Jr., and Mrs. Lee Garbisch as hostesses.

Mr. and Mrs. William Lehmann, together with some of their children, spent a week on a camping trip to Leach Lake at Walker, Mn.

Miss Colleen Maes, former of Marshfield, is now renting the William Schmidtke house, vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Terry Coy.

Mr. and Mrs. Mabel Williams, Mrs. Lloyd Spry, Mrs. Ethel Berg and Mrs. William Schmidtke called on Mrs. Zettie Young at her cottage on the Black River Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rowe and Lori Ann spent the weekend at the Robert Vine home in Rolling Meadows, Il.

(Intended for last week below)

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Garbisch attended a reunion of her paternal grandmother’s family, the Taylors at New Richmond Sunday.

The York Center community picnic was held last Tuesday at the Glen Lavey home.

Mrs. Lloyd Spry returned home Thursday from an extended visit with family members in St. Paul, Mn. During her absence, she also visited in Portland, Ore. Her daughter and grandsons, Mrs. Charles Anderson and sons of Wild Rose, drove to St. Paul to get her and were overnight guests at the Spry home before returning to Wild Rose early Friday morning.

The Royal Neighbors auditing committee was to meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Otto Schmidtke.

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Kirk and daughter of Prescott were visitors last week at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Garbisch. Mr. Kirk was in the area to promote an instrumental recording made by a band in which he plays.

Mrs. John Paun and daughter, Rene, returned home Sunday evening from Louisville, Ky., where they attended a wedding.

Edna Jahnke and Verla Hales called on ladies at Memorial Home one day last week and also stopped to see the three Albert Hales children, who underwent tonsillectomies at Memorial Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fero visited Saturday evening with Miss Gladys Wage and her nieces and nephews, who were guests at her home in Neillsville. Miss Wage’s nieces and nephews were former neighbors of the Feros when they were growing up in Granton. Sunday, the Feros called at the Ken Duerr home near Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fero attended the Withee Days observance Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. The Feros visited Mrs. Lillie Porath at Lynn one evening last week.



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