News: Colby – 3 Awarded Gen. Telephone Service Pins (1974)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Gokey, Schoenfuss, Franz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Apr 1974

Vane L. Gokey, Theodore C. Schoenfuss and John W. Franz, all of Colby, were recently awarded service pins b General Telephone Company of Wisconsin.

Gokey, who is a switchman with the company, has completed 25 years of service with the firm. This qualifies him for membership in the company’s Quarter Century Club, and he will receive his one-diamond service pin at the next regular meeting of the club.

Schoenfuss recently completed 20 years of service, and was awarded the company’s four-star service pin. He is a plant supervisor, installation and maintenance, for the company.

Franz has completed five years of service, and was awarded the company’s one-star service pin. He is an installer repairman for the company.



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