News: Washburn (30 Aug 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kissling, Lee, Pepper, Kapfer, Krueger, Kuechenmeister, William, Sherwood, Mathews, Poler, Junchen, Vincent, Stevens, Krause, Dopp, Stetler, Urban, Odell, Lincoln, Austin, Piepenhagen, Hanson, Mortenson, Reinart, Schultz, Kalsow, Allbaugh, Dahnert, Reinart, Lonning, Vine, Spiegel, Reyser, Feutz, Pretsch, Kingsbury, Fash, DeHart, Shot, McNeil, Mars, Havlicek, Ehlert, Elmendorf, Widdington, Witkins, Melvin, Shaulis, Anderson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/30/1973

Washburn (30 August 1973)

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kissling entertained relatives and friends at a picnic dinner. Those in attendance were: Dr. and Mrs. Ell (Skip) Lee and family, Green Bay; Mrs. Everett Pepper, Mr. and Mrs. Kapfer, son Jack and daughter, Orissa, Mr and Mrs. Wayne Pepper and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Krueger of Janesville; Mrs. Shirley Pepper of Rockford; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Kissling, Mrs. Harry Kissling, Mrs. Art Kuechenmeister and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kapfer of West Bend spent an evening recently with his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer. Mrs. Leon Mathews of Lake Geneva was a supper guest Sunday of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, and was an overnight guest of another brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Sherwood. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kapfer and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer visited with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kapfer Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kapfer and Mrs. Mathews left Monday morning on a trip to Seattle, Wa., to visit relatives for a few weeks and to attend the 50th wedding anniversary of an aunt and uncle. They also visited Mrs. Kapfer’s and Mrs. Mathews’ mother, Mrs. William Poler, at Memorial Home Sunday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Junchen of Sherrard, Il., spent a weekend with Mrs. Harold Junchen and Myra Junchen.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Vincent and daughter, Joyce, Mrs. Irving Stevens and granddaughter, Cheryl Krause, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Dopp and daughters and other relatives were entertained recently by Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stetler at their home in Marshfield. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban and daughter were unable to attend due to putting up second crop hay.

Mrs. Art Odell was a supper guest Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln in honor of Francis Lincoln’s birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Merle Austin and son, David, drove to La Crosse recently and spent the day with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Piepenhagen.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Krause and daughter, Cheryl of Menominee Falls, spent last weekend with her mother, Mrs. Irving Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Krause and daughter and Mrs. Stevens were dinner guests Saturday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause. Mr. and Mrs. Krause returned home Sunday morning and Cheryl remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause took Cheryl home Saturday and were overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Krause.

Mrs. Harry Hanson, who was a patient at Memorial Hospital, is staying with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mortenson. She is unable to stay alone in her home.

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reinart entertained relatives and friends Tuesday evening at their home in honor of Dale’s birthday, which was August 19. They returned home Sunday after attending the wedding of his cousin, Paul Schultz, Jr., near Milwaukee, so had a belated birthday party. Those in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kalsow and daughter, Barbara, Mrs. George Allbaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dahnert, Mr. and Mrs. John Reinart, sons, Wayne and Lee, and daughter, Judy, Kent Lonning, David Austin, Dick Vine, and Tom and Jim Spiegel.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reyser of Fond du Lac were overnight guests Wednesday of his cousin, Mrs. Chris Feutz.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pretsch and family of Stratford visited his mother, Mrs. Wanda Pretsch, and Earl Friday evening.

Mary Kingsbury, who is employed in Oshkosh spent a few days last weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kingsbury. Mary and Steven Kingsbury visited Monday evening at the John Reinart home.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fash and son of Peoria, Il., and her mother, Mrs. Sandy DeHart, visited Mrs. Art Odell Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short called at the Merle Austin home.

Mrs. Delores McNeil and a friend, Mrs. Mars, and daughter, of Streamwood, Il., arrived Satruday to spend until Thursday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, and brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Havlicek and Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Chuck) Havlicek, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ehlert of Gilman visited her sister, Mrs. Harold Elmendorf, Wednesday.

Mrs. Merle Austin called on Mrs. Art Odell Wednesday.

Miss Grainne Widdington of New Castle, England, visited Kathy Spiegel Friday. She has been visiting a cousin in Neillsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Witkins and son moved to Madison recently where he will attend the University of Wisconsin. They moved from the former Edgar Spiegel farm, the former Clarence Reinart farm, where they had been living. Mr. and Mrs. Spiegel have rented the house to Michael Melvin, who will be married soon.

Mr. and Mrs. John Shaulis and family of Country Club Hills, Il., spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Spiegel.

I wish to correct an item in last week’s column. It should have been Horace and Frosty Odell and the latter’s daughter, Mrs. Rose Anderson of Harvard, Il., who visited Mrs. Art Odell, instead of Horace and Frosty DeHart. Sorry.



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