News: Washburn (1 Nov 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kissling, Schram, Jacobson, Huth, Williams, Urban, Vine, Stevens, Kapfer, Kyle, Misovy, Rizner, Johnson, Braaton, Short, Squires, Harried, Poler, Krause, Krause, Ebert, Odell, Miller, Mathews, Todd, Henne, Sherwood, Bremer, Elmendorf, Romfoe, Herrman, Schultz, Reinart, Lephe, Kuhn, Rodman, Hubing, Gumz, Hopfer, Dahnert, Spiegel, Mortenson, Wren, Pretsch, Hanson, Dimmler, Carstenson, Sorenson, Sexton, Ehlert, Herrman, Trachte, Abrahamson, Boyer, Kurth

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/01/1973

Washburn (1 November 1973)

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Kissling have completed their new garage buy their new home.

Bible Study was held at the Rev. Ralph Schram home, near Alma Center last Thursday evening instead of at the Francis Jacobson home. It will be held at the Jacobson home tonight (Thursday).

Mrs. Arnold Huth, Sr., will entertain the Washburn Homemakers club Wednesday, November 14, with dinner served at noon. The ladies are to take their stuffed toys, dolls or animals to this meeting for children patients at Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Oliver Williams will entertain the Cannonville Ladies Aid Wednesday, November 28, instead of the 21st, the regular date, as that is the day before Thanksgiving. Dinner will be served at noon.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban assisted their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David Vine, with moving Friday and Saturday from their home near Globe into an apartment over the Gamble Store. Mr. and Mrs. Urban and Mr. and Mrs. Vine were dinner guests Friday of Mrs. Irving Stevens.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer attended the senior citizens meeting in Neillsville Tuesday night.

Mrs. Claude Kyle returned home Wednesday evening by bus from Cudahy, where she visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. peter Misovy and family. She went to Cudahy with relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. William Rizner and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson drove to Tomah Sunday, where they visited the former’s brother, Ed Rizner and family.

Mr. and Mrs. George Braaton of Barron visited her sister, Mrs. Frank Short, last week Monday and Monday night. They also visited her sisters, Mrs. Albert Squires of Merrillan and Mrs. Peter Harried of Alma Center.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kapfer of West Bend spent last week Friday and Saturday with his brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kapfer and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer and her mother, Mrs. William Poler, at Memorial Home.

Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams returned home Sunday from a trip to Pittsburg, Ks., where they visited an aunt and uncle of Mr. Williams. Their trip also took them through Oklahoma, Missouri, to the Ozarks and to Springfield, Il., president Lincoln’s old home, and to other interesting places. They also visited their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Williams and family, near Lake Geneva for a couple of days.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Krause and daughter, Cheryl, of Menomonee Falls, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Irving Stevens, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause.

Mrs. Ernest Kissling enjoyed a week’s vacation at home this week.

Russel Ebert and son of Milwaukee called Wednesday at the Mrs. Art Odell home.

Mr. and Mrs. George Miller of Pickett visited Thursday at the Oliver Williams home and also with Mrs. William Poler at Memorial Home.

Mrs. Leon Mathews and daughter, Sara Jo and Margaret Todd of Lake Geneva, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Poler and Mrs. Ethel Henne of West Bend spent the weekend with their brothers-in-law and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, and Mr. and Mrs. George Sherwood, and also visited their mother, Mrs. William Poler at Memorial Home.

Mrs. Bud Bremer and Mrs. Harold Elmendorf drove to Gilman recently, where they visited their grandmother and mother, Mrs. Magnus Romfoe. They also visited Mrs. Frank Herrman.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kissling and family of Ann Arbor, Mi., spent from Thursday until Monday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Kissling.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Schultz of Franksville, and Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Schultz of Omro, spent several days last week with their relatives Martin, Clarence and John Reinart, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Lephe, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn and Mr. and Mrs. Horace Rodman. They also visited the gentlemen’s father, Paul Schultz, and Mrs. Ted Schultz’s mother, Mrs. Henry Hubing at Memorial Home.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gumz of Cedarburg and Dianne Kuhn of Milwaukee, spent the weekend with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn. Dianne is employed at a nursing home in Milwaukee and stays with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hopfer, and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dahnert visited Tuesday at the John Reinart home.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Spiegel and family of Stoughton spent last week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Spiegel.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mortenson and family spent the weekend in West Bend with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ron (Buck) Wren and family. Mrs. Wanda Pretsch and Mrs. Ragnar Mortenson stayed with Carol Mortenson’s mother, Mrs. Harry Hanson, while they were gone.

Mrs. Vera Dimmler and daughter, Dorothy, from Illinois spent several days last week with her brother, Harry Carstenson.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sorenson and family of Wisconsin Rapids visited Thursday evening with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn.

Bob Rodman of Monico, near Rhinelander, spent Wednesday thru Friday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Rodman, and brother--in-law and sister, Mr. and mrs. Bernard Kuhn.

Mrs. Harold Elmendorf and granddaughter, Carrie Sexton, spent the weekend in Gilman with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ehlert, and sister Mrs. Frank Herrman, and mother, Mrs. Magnus Romfoe.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Trachte and family of Stoughton spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and mrs. Walter Trachte. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Trachte entertained all of their family. They are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Abrahamson and an exchange student from Japan that makes his home with Mr. and Mrs. Abrahamson in Fairchild: Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Boyer and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kurth and family.

Mrs. Wanda Pretsch and son, Earl, and Harry Carstenson, were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pretsch in Stratford.



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