News: Granton (22 Nov 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Roehrs, Parkinson, Goebel, Pietenpol, Beeckler, Hales, Johnson, Sternitzky, Meddaugh, Fero, Schmidtke, Freedlund, Holmes, Williams, Kayser, Henninger, Foster, Spry, Summers, Stevens, Gitzlaff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/22/1973

Granton (22 November 1973)

The Rev. Roland Roehrs delivered his farewell sermons Sunday morning at Zion Lutheran Church and at Christ Lutheran Church, Chili. Following the 10:30 a.m. worship at Zion, members of both congregations gathered at the Granton church for a fellowship meal.

Rev. Roehrs, who served the two churches for the past six years, accepted a call to St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Luxemburg in October. The Roehrs family moved Monday.

Mrs. Robert Parkinson of Toronto, Canada, visited recently with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Goebel.

Miss Ruth Pietenpol, Miss Daphne Beeckler and Mrs. Verla Hales visited at Memorial Hospital and Memorial Home Monday afternoon.

Granton Senior Citizens viewed a slide program on Hawaii at their monthly meeting held last Tuesday evening. Mr. Johnson of Greenwood, who took the photos while on a recent visit to the Islands, showed the slides and explained them. Mrs. Johnson was also a guest at the meeting, which was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sternitzky and Mrs. Amelia Meddaugh. A Christmas potluck meal is planned for the December 11 meeting.

Mrs. George Hales is hospitalized in Milwaukee where she has been living with her daughter.

Mr and Mrs. Neil Fero and family of Milwaukee spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fero. They will return Wednesday night for the Thanksgiving holiday and will stay for the remainder of the deer hunting season.

Mrs. Otto Schmidtke and her sister, Mrs. Norman Freedlund of Sherwood, visited their aunt, Mrs. Pearle Homes in Hancock Monday.

Miss Daphne Beeckler and Mrs. William Schmidtke are to be Thanksgiving dinner guests of Miss Mabel Williams.

Van Kayser has returned home from Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Verla hales entertained the Romadka Homemaker Club at her home Thursday afternoon. Members planned a Christmas party to be held at the home of Mrs. Emil Henninger.

Ross Foster of Bakersfield, Ca., the brother of Mrs. Lloyd Spry, died last week following a heart attack.

Thursday evening guests at the home of Mrs. William Schmidtke were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Summers of Spencer, Mrs. Stella Stevens of loyal and Mrs. Otto Schmidtke.

Miss Pearle Beeckler is a patient at Memorial Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Roland Gitzlaff of Brookfield called on their aunt, Mrs. Verla Hales one day last week.



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