News: Columbia (4 Oct 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Leiser, Sollberger, Winter, Giessen, Rouse, Pitzer, Mashin, Eastman, Church, Zasoba, Wildish, Hribar, Teasdale, Wampole, Pozega, Cliver, Esslinger, Horak, Brauner, Schulz, Pyka, Peterson, Behrens, Yndogliato, Jonkel, Bohnhoff, Smith, Wilson, Schlender, Greub, Beach, Achenbach, Garbush, Cook, Sherman, Pflughoeft, Gossman, Poertner, Pekol, Dux, Sischo, Stiemke

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/04/1973

Columbia (4 October 1973)

Jake Leiser of Milwaukee, who has been visiting with relatives in Eau Claire, called on Mr. and Mrs. William Sollberger last week Sunday afternoon. Mr. Leiser also stopped to see Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Winter in Pine Valley and then went on to Memorial Home to visit Godfred Giessen, a brother-in-law. The Leisers are former residents of this area, having lived for several years in Dewhurst on what is still called ‘the old Rouse place’. All buildings now are gone; the land belongs to the county, and has been reforested.

J. Pitzer of Wauzeka spent a weekend with Mr. and Mrs. George Mashin.

Mr. and Mrs. Al Mashin, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mashin and family and Anne Eastman, all of the Neillsville area, were recent supper guests of the George Mashins.

Mr. and Mrs. George Mashin and Tara visited an evening recently with Mr. and Mrs. George Church in Pine Valley. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Zasoba of Milwaukee were also visiting at the Church home. Mrs. Zasoba, the former Hope Wildish, and Mrs. Church are sisters.

Wednesday evening the Mashins visited Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hribar in Willard.

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Teasdale and Douglas Wampole of Madison were guests Sunday at the Mashin home.

Saturday evening the Mashins drove to Bakerville, where they attended the marriage of Dennis Pozega and Debra Cliver. Dennis is the son of Tom Pozega and the late Joyce Eslinger Pozega.

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Horak and son, Charles, of Collins, Mont., Joe Horak and Mrs. Emma Brauner of Black River Falls, visited William Sollberger Thursday afternoon.

Mike and Joe visited William and Georgeana Schulz Friday.

The Horaks are former area residents, having lived in the home now belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pyka.

In our area over the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Peterson of Ripon and Mr and Mrs. Norman Behrens and son, Paul, of Hebron, Il.

Ruby Yndogliato and her house guest, Mabel Jonkel of Baraboo, visited Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bohnhoff Thursday afternoon.

In attendance at the Columbia picnic at Snyder’s Park recently were: Mr. and Mrs. Al Mashin, Anne Eastman, Mr. and Mrs. Bergen Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mashin and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Al Wilson, all of the Neillsville area; Mabel Schlender Jonkel, Baraboo; Emma Horak Brauner and Joe Horak of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. John Greub and Ed Mashin of Humbird; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Peterson and Vivian Achenbach of St. Paul; Florence Garbush, president of the historical society, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Cook, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Sherman, Altoona; Mr. and Mrs. George Church, Elizabeth Pflughoeft Gossman, Sarah Poertner Pekol and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Dux and Ruby Yndogliato, all of Pine Valley; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sischo, Leo Sischo, William Schulz and William Sollberger all of the Columbia area; and Mr and Mrs. Henry Stiemke of Hewett Township.

The day was cool and skies were overcast, so many did not attend because of the weather.



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