News: Washburn (18 Apr 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Rose, Short, Kapfer, Noll, Lowery, Lutz, Kissling, Meddaugh, Rizner, Havlicek, Urban, Vine, Stevens, Prazek, McNeil, Ammentorp, Volz, Odell, Pepper, Bremer, Elmendorf, Wall, Dopp, Draves, Williams, Vandeberg, Kuhn, Reinart, Kyle, Austin, Hunt, Lincoln, Feutz, Herrman. Romfoe, Teter, Searls, Wren, Mortenson, Stewart, Pretsch, Dux, Schram, Hanson, Turville

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/18/1974

Washburn (18 April 1974)

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rose Mundelein, Il., were Good Friday callers at the Ralph Short and Elmer Kapfer homes. They had also visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Noll in Neillsville and were visiting friends in Nekoosa over the weekend. Mrs. Rose is the former Wava Lowery, daughter of the late Steve Lowery. She was born and raised on the farm which is now the Andreas Lutz farm. She left this vicinity with her parents when a small child and hadn’t come back since, so they were interested in finding her birth-place, as she was too young when she left here to remember much about it. By inquiring around she found it to be the Lutz farm.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, Mrs. Harry Kissling and Mrs. Neil Meddaugh attended the Senior Citizen’s meeting in Granton Tuesday night.

William Rizner visited Saturday at the Charles Havlicek and Ralph Short homes.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban and Brenda were dinner guests Sunday of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David Vine, and called on her mother, Mrs. Irving Stevens.

Mr. and Mrs. William Prazek of Chicago spent the Easter weekend with her patents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek. Mrs. Prazek is the former Delores Havlicek McNeil.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ammentorp of Milwaukee spent the Easter weekend with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Urban.

Willis Volz of Neillsville called on Mrs. Art Odell Sunday.

Wayne Pepper of Janesville spent Thursday night with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kissling.

Mrs. Bud Bremer and mother, Mrs. Harold Elmendorf, called Wednesday at the Ralph Short home.

Mrs. Irving Stevens and Mrs. Floyd Wall spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Stevens’ son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Dopp of Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Draves and family of West Bend spent the Easter weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Vandeberg and sons of Wisconsin Rapids were Easter Day guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Williams, also.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Havlicek called on Mrs. Art Odell Tuesday.

Bernard Kuhn, John Reinart, Claude Kyle, Merle Austin and Charles Havlicek assisted the Ralph Shorts with burning grass in part of their pasture Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hunt of Ironton called on her sister-in-law, Mrs. Harold Elmendorf, Tuesday and Friday. They visited relatives in Thorp for a few days.

Mrs. Jack Urban and Brenda and Mrs. Irving Stevens went to Marshfield Thursday.

Misses Jean and Norman Lincoln of Minneapolis spent from Thursday evening until Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lincoln of Harvard, Il., and Mrs. Gerry Lincoln and son were Easter day Guests of the Lincolns also.

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Feutz and Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Feutz of Wisconsin Rapids were Easter day guests of their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Chris Feutz.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kuhn and daughter of Wisconsin Rapids spent Easter day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kuhn.

Mrs. Frank Hermann and mother, Mrs. Magnus Romfoe of Gilman were guests Sunday of Mrs. Harold Elmendorf.

Norma and Francis Lincoln called Friday at the Mrs. Art Odell home.

Mrs. Harry Teter attended the West Fremont Homemaker Club meeting at the Harold Searls home Wednesday. She is a member of the club.

Three ladies from the United Church of Christ called on Mrs. Chris Feutz Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ron (Buck) Wren and family of West Bend spent the Easter weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mortenson and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wren.

Mr and Mrs. Don Stewart and family of Verona spent the Easter weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pretsch and family of Stratford were recent guests of his mother, Mrs. Wanda Pretsch. The Pretsch family and Mrs. Wanda Pretsch were Sunday visitors at the Eugene Dux home.

Mrs. Gerry Lincoln and son and Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Schram and daughter of Alma Center, plan to spend this week at Riverside Bible Camp, near Waupaca.

Bible Study will be held at the Albert Lincoln home Thursday, April 25. It won’t be held this week, due to Rev. Schram being at Bible Camp.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Kissling spent Thursday night last week with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Kissling and family of Milwaukee, then drove to Ann Arbor, Mi., Friday and spent until Monday with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kissling and family, returning home Monday.

Earl Hanson has returned to Shortville after spending since last fall in Black River Falls.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Kissling were supper guests Thursday of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Turville.



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