News: Washburn (24 Jan 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Junchen, Kingsbury, Poler, Kapfer, Henne, Mathews, Williams, Sherwood, Gorbet, Schram, Odell, Lincoln, Schultz, Kissling, Kuhn, Rutherford, Short, Rizner, Vandeberg, Rodman, Reinart, Havlicek, Kyle, Mortenson, Dahnert, Lincoln, Lee, Trachte, Boyer

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/24/1974

Washburn (24 January 1974)

Fire numbers were issued for the new homes and places recently and were sent to them by mail. If anyone hasn’t received their number, or if anyone has lost or misplaced their numbers, they should contact Mrs. Harold Junchen or Kenneth Kingsbury on the fire board, or contact some member of the Washburn Town board. New numbers will be sent to them. It is very important that every farm or home, trailer home or what-have-you, to have a number in case of fire.

Mrs. William Poler suffered a severe stroke at Memorial Home Tuesday and continues very ill at Memorial Hospital. Her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kapfer of West Bend, and daughters, Mrs. Ethel Henne and Mrs. Leon Mathews of Lake Geneva, were called here and are staying at the Oliver Williams and George Sherwood homes. Her children are taking turns staying with her and helping care for her.

Mrs. George Gorbet entertained the Cannonville Ladies Aid Wednesday with dinner served at noon. There were five members in attendance. Mrs. Ralph Schram and daughter of Alma Center, and Mrs. Art Odell were visitors.

Mrs. Gorbet had the devotions in the absence of Mrs. Oliver Williams. Mrs. Albert Lincoln will be hostess at the next meeting February 20.

Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Schultz and Mrs. Harry Kissling called Sunday at the Bernard Kuhn home. Mr. and Mrs. Schultz were called here due to the sudden death of his brother-in-law, Clarence Rutherford, 59, of Black River Falls, early Sunday morning. He suffered an apparent heart attack.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. William Rizner at their new home in Pine Valley. The Rizner’s got them and took them home again. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rizner of Tomah visited their Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Vandeberg and sons of Wisconsin Rapids called Friday evening on her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams.

The Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Schram were supper guest last week Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. George Gorbet and attending a youth meeting at the Gorbet home that evening.

Mrs. Art Odell and Mrs. Horace Rodman accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kuhn to Black River Falls Tuesday, where they attended the funeral of Clarence Rutherford.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Schultz of Wind Lake called Wednesday at the John Reinart home. They were called here by the death of his brother-in-law, Clarence Rutherford of Black River Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Schultz planned to leave this week for Arizona to spend the rest of the winter.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short were dinner and supper guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Kyle were visitors and supper guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. Havlicek.

Mr. and Mrs. William Rizner called on Mrs. Ragnar Mortenson recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dahnert and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Reinart were supper guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. John Reinart.

Misses’ Jean and Norma Lincoln of Minneapolis spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln.

Mrs. Harry Kissling spent several days this week in Green Bay with her son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Ell (Skip) Lee and family

Bible study will be held at the Rev. Ralph Schram home near Alma Center this (Thursday) evening.

Mrs. Walter Trachte and daughter, Mrs. Chuck Boyer, were in Wisconsin Rapids Friday.



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