News: Abbotsford (5 Sep 1968)


Surnames: Rottjer, Carter, Peterson, Adams, Hoeft, Bargenquast, Dorn, Bachlor, Thompson, Ketcham, Blake, Blake, Wickersham, Hedler, Badzinski, Haack, Busse, Zahrt, Palchik, Steffen, Talaska, Nikolay, Knies, Kalepp, Merrill, Knight, Pancher, Becher, Anderson, Laack, Bedroske, Matzdorf, Reichersamer, Archambo, Monarski, Vetter, Grajek, Polak, Gronek, Stover, Woempner, Schofield, Hinz, Cramer, Strebe, Koffarnus, Frane, Mech, Chaplinski, Hansen, Graffunder, Neuenfeldt, Carlson, Gutenberg

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 5 Sep 1968

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rottjer and children spent Labor Day weekend at the Alfred Carter home. They also visited sisters and brothers in the Athens, Stratford and Colby areas.

Mr. and Mrs. George Peterson of Owen and Miss Carla Peterson of Minnesota spent the weekend with their mother, Mrs. Roya Peters, and grandfather, A.L. Adams.

Mrs. Ted Hoeft was admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Sunday as a medical patient, and Mrs. Hugo Bargenquast was there Monday for tests. Lowell Dorn entered Wednesday and was scheduled for surgery Wednesday morning. Fred Bachlor was also scheduled for surgery Wednesday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Thompson spent a week ago Friday with Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Ketcham at Richland Center.

Bradley Blake, who is a professor at the University of New Mexico, visited Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Thompson and other friends here last week Monday. He iss the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Blake of Stevens Point, formerly of Abbotsford.

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wickersham and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hedler and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Badzinski of Colby, were lake trout fishing on Lake Superior over the weekend. They went to Bayfield Saturday night and returned Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Haack and son of Middleton spent last week with relatives and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. John Busse had all of their family with them during the Labor Day weekend: the Rev. and Mrs. Arlan Busse and two children of Binghamton, N.Y., Eugene Busse of Hinsdale, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. John Busse of Clintonville, and Mr. and Mrs. George Zahrt and family of Ringle. Joining them Sunday afternoon were Mrs. Otto Busse and all of her family, who were with her for the weekend. They were Mr. Mrs. Marvin Busse and family of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Busse and family of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Palchik and family of Altoona.

Mr. and Mrs. Vern Steffen returned Monday evening after spending the weekend with the Dick Steffen family at Elm Grove and the James Steffen family at Brookfield, where they celebrated the birthday anniversary of Janice Steffen on Saturday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Talaska and family of Greenfield spent from Friday to Monday with her mother, Mrs. Anna Nikolay, and other relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Myron Knies and daughter, Susan, of Cyrene, Mo. Came Thursday to visit his mother, Mrs. Frieda Kniess and sister, Mrs. Otto Kalepp, and other relatives. They left on Saturday.

Mrs. Millie Ketcham of Olivia, Minn. came Wednesday and was a guest at the home of the Misses Jessie and Blanche Merrill until Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Chet Knight went to New Glarus Friday and returned Monday afternoon. They attended the William Tell festival there.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pancher of La Crosse and Mrs. Fred Becher of Marshfield visited at the Kenneth Anderson home Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Laack and Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Matzdorf of Plymouth, who spent the Labor Day weekend at the Howard Bedroske home at rural Dorchester, were supper guests at the home of Mrs. Alma Bedroske.

Mr. and Mrs. Alred Nikolay and Marty left for their home in Portland, Ore. Tuesday morning, after spending two weeks with relatives in the area.

Mrs. John Reichersamer and children, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Royal Archambo, spent two days in Milwaukee seeing places of interest. They were overnight guests at the Tom Talaska home. Mrs. Archambo and Mrs. Talaska are sisters.

Miss Mona Monarski, Eau Claire, came Saturday and accompanied her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Vetter, to Clam Lake, where they spent the weekend with the James Vetter family.

Mr. and Mrs. Clem Grajek and two children, Lind Diane and Jeffrey, and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Polak and three children, Charlene, junior and David, all of Chicago, spent the Labor Day weekend with their mother, Mrs. Stanley Gronek.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stover of Frederic visited Mrs. Roy Peterson Monday. They also called on Mrs. Helena Woempner.

Mrs. Al Herrmann, her son, David of Beloit, and son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Strobehm of Marshfield, have returned from an eight day trip to Helena, Mont., to visit her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Schofield. They returned by way of Yellowstone National Park and the Black Hills.

The Misses Diane and Kay Hinz returned to Valder, Wis. Thursday, after vacationing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoeft since Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Cramer and four children returned to Dayton, Ohio Thursday, afternoon. They came the previous day and were guests at the home of his great aunt, Mrs. Mabel Strebe.

Mrs. Oscar Koffarnus was admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Tuesday of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Art Frane returned from Sheboygan Monday night of last week. They went Sunday morning with Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Gutenberg of Colby and were accompanied by their grandsons, Ronnie and Bobby Mech, who were here and at Marshfield and Stanley for two weeks. Mrs. Clement Mech, daughter of the Frane's, was a patient at a Sheboygan hospital the previous week, from Wednesday to Friday afternoon.

Mrs. Mary Chaplinski, mother of Mrs. George Hansen, died Friday night. She would have been 90 years old in November. Funeral services were held at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Gilman, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, which the Hansens attended.

Ben Graffunder underwent major surgery Wednesday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Further surgery was planned for this week. Mrs. Graffunder has been with him, and also visiting him were their three children, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Graffunder and Terry, Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Neuenfeldt, Dorchester, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Graffunder, Marshfield. Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Carlson visited there Friday.



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