News: Washburn (7 Feb 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Williams, Zank, Galliger, Zdun, Kyle, Krutsch, Austin, Kissling, Hohenstein, Trachte, Lincoln, Kapfer, Nickels, Lee, Havlicek, Reinart, Stewart, Short, von Nector, Stevens, Drescher, Horehled, Odell

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 2/07/1974

Washburn (7 February 1974)

Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams were called to Cedar Falls, Ia., Windsday to get his mother, Mrs. Art Williams, who had been with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Albert “Lefty” Zank, since the fore part of December. Mr. and Mrs. Zank had been called to Lubbock, N. M., but the illness of their daughter, Mrs. Richard Galliger. Mr. and Mrs. Williams went to Cedar Falls Wednesday, returning home Thursday evening with Mrs. Williams. They stopped on the way home and visited Mr. and Mrs. Casmer Zdun at Prosper, MN. Mrs. and Mrs. Zank and family lived in Cannonville area, Neillsville and Chippewa Falls before moving to Cedar Falls.

The Heart Fund drive is on this month with Mrs. Claude Kyle as chairman for the Town of Washburn. Her helpers are Mrs. Dave Krutsch, Merle Austin, Mrs. Ernest Kissling and Darrel Hohenstein.

Mrs. Walter Trachte will entertain the Washburn Homemaker Club February 13, with dinner served at noon. Members are to take Valentines for their secret pals. They plan to go to the Bryan Home Thursday, February 14 to entertain residents there.

Mrs. Albert Lincoln will entertain the Cannonville Ladies Aid February 20, with dinner served at noon.

Mr and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer attended a breakfast honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Melvin Nickel’s former pastor at the United Methodist Church at Granton Sunday morning.

Mrs. Harry Kissling underwent surgery in a Marshfield hospital Thursday. Her daughter Mrs. Ell (Skip) Lee of Green Bay, spent some time with her mother the first few days. Mrs. Kissling is recovering satisfactorily. Mrs. Lee returned home Saturday. She also spent nights with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kissling.

Charles Havlicek, Sr., accompanied his son, Chuck, on a trip to Green Bay Monday with a load of cheese.

John Reinart and Dave Krutsch attended the annual meeting of Tri-State at Westby Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Stewart and daughter, Janey, of Verona, were dinner guests Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short. They had slippery roads from Babcock on north Sunday morning. They had a real heavy rain there Saturday morning and just poured rain all afternoon and evening. Lower spots all around Madison were warned of danger of flash floods. We had just a trace of snow and drizzle early Sunday morning to make the roads slippery.

Larry von Nector of Wausau, district marketing manager of Castle Rock Container Corporation of Adams, called on Mrs. Irving Stevens Tuesday. His wife is a cousin of Mrs. Stevens.

Several from this community attended the funeral of Mrs. Oscar (Lydia) Drescher, 89, at the Georgas Funeral Home Monday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Horehled called on Mrs. Art Odell Saturday of last week.

Mrs. Ernest Kissling and daughter-in-law, Mrs. Michael Kissling, visited Mrs. Harry Kissling in a Marshfield hospital Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Kyle visited Tuesday afternoon, and were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Austin visited there Tuesday evening.



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