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August 29, 1940 - August 27, 1943 

MARRIAGE and DEATH ANITOUNCEIIENT EXTRACTIONS 
From 
The HANKINSON NEWS 
HANKINSON, RICHLAND COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA 

By 

Elizabeth M. Collins 
11638 SE 164th St. 
RENTON, WA. 98058 






© 1994 Elizabeth M. Collins 

Copyright 1994 by Elizabeth M. Collins 

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Film // 1582 Aug. 29, 1940 - Aug. 27, 1943 

HANKINSON NEWS 

SHOWER HELD 
A miscellaneous shower was held Wednesday at the Bladow home in honor of Adeline 
Krueger and Or in Bladow, who will be married in the near future. The couple received 
many lovely gifts. ********** ;^ug, 29, 1940 

BUCK - GREEN 

Mr. Doyle B. Green and Miss Elsie Buck, daughter of Mr. August Buck, of Fairmount, 
were united in marriage at the Lutheran Church today. Rev. Klausler officiated. Attend- 
ants were Miss Leona and Lester Buck, sister and brother of the bride. 

The bride was tastefully attired in a teal blue traveling dress, and the bridesmaid 
wore a charming wine colored gown with hat to match. 

Mr. and Mrs. Green left on a wedding trip to northern Minnesota, after which they 
will be at home on the Kingdon farm in LaMars Township. 

********** September 5, 1940 

YOUNGBERG - SATRE 

A very beautiful wedding was held at the Bethany Church, near Claire City, when Miss 
Effie Satre, of Claire City, and Harold Youngberg, of New Effington, exchanged vows. 
Both are well known here and their many friends wish them much happiness. 

********** September 5, 1940 

KRUEGER - BLADOW 

On Thursday August 29th, at the Ev. Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, Rev. W. Fred- 
erick pronounced the words that united in marriage Miss Adeline Krueger, youngest daugh- 
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Krueger, of Belford Township, to Mr. Or in Bladow, of San Diego, 
CA., son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Bladow, of Brandenburg Township. Attending the bride 
was her sister, Mrs. Walter Adamson, of Chicago, XL. The groom was attended by Mr. Wal- 
ter Adamson, a brother-in-law of the bride. 

The bride was attired in a brown three piece suit with matching accessories, and her 
shoulder corsage was of lilies and sweet heart roses. The maid of honor was attired in 
a blue two piece suit with matching accessores. Her shoulder corsage was of roses and 
sweet peas. The groom wore a brown suit, while the best man was dressed in blue. 

The bride and groom are well known and highly respected here. The bride being a 
graduate of the Hankinson High School. 

Immediately after the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the Garson Cafe for 
the relatives who attended the ceremony. , After a short wedding trip to Colorado Springs, 
CO., the couple will make their home in San Diego, CA. , where the groom is employed as 
lead man in a department at the Consolidated Aeronautical Company. Their many friends 
wish them a long and happy married life. 

********** September 5, 1940 

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NEW EFFINGTON. , . .Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jarl and family motored to White Rock, Monday 
to attend the wedding of Miss Rose Erickson to Kenneth Tedin, of Rosholt. 

********** September 12, 19A0 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Griepentrog, Dorothy and Ethel, motored to Detroit 
Lakes, MN., to attend a wedding of their nephew. Ethel was bridesmaid. 

********** September 12, 1940 

MANTADOR. . . .On September 2nd, 1940, at 9 o'clock in a beautiful church ceremony per- 
formed at St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador, ND., Miss Angeline Lugert, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lugert, Jr., of Mantador, became the bride of Mr. Andrew Kielb , of 
Mooreton, to the strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding March, The bride came down the aisle on 
the arm of her father and was met at the altar by the groom. 

Rev. John Lugert, of Seitz, ND., uncle of the bride, performed the double ring ceremon; 
The bride was lovely in a white satin princess gown. Miss Mary Lugert was her sister's 
only attendant. She was attired in a heaven blue satin. Mr. Victor Ogarek, cousin of the 
groom, acted as bestman. 

After the ceremony a three course dinner was served to seventy guests, relatives and 
friends of the couple, at the home of the bride's parents. 

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kielb will make their home in the Mooreton vicinity. 

********** September 12, 1940 

WEDDING BELLS 

Two weddings were solemnized in Hankinson today, occurring too late for writeups. 

Elroy Holtz and Miss Mildred Hutchins, of LaMars, were married at the Em. Evan. Church 
They will reside in LaMars Township. 

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Miss Alice Muehler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Muehler, became the bride of Clar- 
ence Stoltenow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stoltenow, of Great Bend, near where they will 
reside. ********** September 12, 1940 

DUWENHOEGGER - HEISSEL 

Tuesday morning at a nuptial High Mass, Miss Cecelia Duwenhoegger, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Ted Duwenhoegger, became the bride of Mr. Dale Heissel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe 
Heissel, of LeMars, lA., at the St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Rev. Fr . Schneider 
officiated. 

The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Duwenhoegger, of Mantador, Miss Kath- 
erine Duwenhoegger, of Minneapolis and Edward Gully, of Mantador. Little Virginia Foer- 
tsch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Foertsch, of Minneapolis, was the train bearer. 

After Tuesday the couple will have a month's honeymoon in South Dakota, Minnesota 
and Iowa. They will reside at the groom's parents' farm in LaMars, Iowa. 

********** September 12, 1940 



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GUSTMAN - HOEFS 
Monday evening, Sept. 16th was the date chosen by Miss Nell Gustman, youngest daugh- 
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gustman, for her marriage to Mr. Ottmar Hoefs, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Frank Hoefs of the Lidgerwood vicinity. The ceremony was read by Rev. Eyrich in the 
Emm. Evangelical parsonage. Attending the couple were a brother-in-law and sister of the 
bride, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Krause, of Cayuga. The bride and her attendant wore street 
length dresses of wine silk crepe, with matching accessories. Before the ceremony the 
bridal party were entertained at a 6 o'clock dinner in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mil- 
brandt, Jr., with a lovely wedding cake as the centerpiece. 

After this week the couple will take a honeymoon trip to Minnesota, and will then be 
at home on a farm near Lidgerwood. Mr. and Mrs. Hoefs have a host of relatives who wish 
them a life time of wedded bliss. 

********** September 19, 1940 

REED - BLADOW 
Raymond Reed, of Pasadena, CA. , and Miss Ruth Bladow were married Thursday afternoon 
at the Belford Lutheran Church, Rev. Cordts officiating. The couple was attended by 
Howard Bladow and LaVerne Bladow, brother and sister of the bride, and Elmer Gadcke and 
Alpha Stack. 

A reception was held at the R. C. Bladow home, parents of the bride. After a short 
honeymoon the couple will make their home in Pasadena, where the groom is employed. 

********** September 19, 1940 

WILM - ELLIS 
Miss Tillie Will and George Ellis, of Chicago, were united in marriage on Sept. 14th, 
according to word received by the bride's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Wilm of Hankinson. They 
will make their home in Chicago. 

********** September 19, 1940 

WITKOPP - LELM 
BELFORD.... A wedding of interest to this community occurred Tuesday afternoon at the 
Lutheran Church at Barney, the contracting parties were Miss Hilma Witkopp and Leander 
Lelm. Miss Orlinda Minderman and Gordon Lelm were their only attendants. 

********** September 19, 1940 

LAMARS....A large number of friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Green met at 
the Hall Friday evening honoring the newly married couple at a miscellanous shower. A 
nice program of songs and several stunts were well given and enjoyed. After the gifts were 
unwrapped and all had viewed them a lunch was served, Ice cream was furnished to all by 
Mr. Green. The happy couple will be at home on the Mr. Fred Kingdon farm. Their many 
friends extend best wishes and congratulations. 

********** September 19, 1940 

ROSSOW - MEDENWALDT 
Miss Adeline Medenwaldt and Mr. Delmer Rossow were married Thursday at the Emm. Evan. 
Church at 2 PM. Rev. Eyrich read the double ring ceremony. They were attended by Milo 

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Rossow, brother of the groom, and Lavera Medenwaldt , sister of the bride. A reception 
was held at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Medenwaldt. The couple 
will live on a farm northwest of Hankinson. 

********** September 26, 1940 

NOVAK - RUE 

Saturday at high noon a pretty wedding was solemnized when Miss Harriet Ellen, the 
only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Novak, became the bride of Roy Harris Rue, formerly 
of Lidgerwood, ND., now of Minneapolis. Reverend George McKeith, of Medford, WI., offic- 
iated. At one time he was pastor of the Congregational Church at Hankinson. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father, James Novak. Mr. and Mrs. George Skog- 
land, of Wahpeton, close friends of the couple were their only attendants. Before the 
ceremony, Miss Helen Tullock, of Hankinson, sang "I Love You Truly" and "Because." Mrs. 
McKeith, niece of Mrs. Novak, accompanied her and also played the wedding march. 

The bride wore a suit of sheer wool in Indian Penny shade, trimmed with brown velvet, 
with it she wore a brown velvet hat, its only trimming a veil. Other accessories were 
also brown. For flowers she wore a corsage of Hollywood Roses, in yellow and day white 
flowers to contrast her costume. The Maid of Honor wore a blue afternoon dress with a 
navy blue hat and matching accessories. Her corsage was made up of baby asters in the 
rust tones. Mrs. Novak, mother of the bride, wore a gray afternoon dress, wine accessor- 
ies, with a corsage of baby dahlies and sweet peas blending from wine to pink. 

The groom, bestman and father of the bride wore boutonniers of white baby dahlias. 
A banking of stately white gladiolas' with colored garden flowers and house plants as a 
base were used as the bridal setting. The bridal table was set for twelve, on which was 
a beautiful lace cloth, an antique in Mrs. Dan Jones' family. Yellow and white was the 
color scheme. Chrysanthemums and gladiolas were used as the centerpiece, on the buffet 
peach roses. Two yellow tapers burned at each end of the table. In front of the couple 
was a three tiered wedding cake, containing the traditional ring, thimble and bachelor 
button. After she cut the cake, giving the groom a helping, it was carried out to serve 
the other guests in the living room, porch and outside where benches and chairs were put 
up in the shade.. About sixty guests were present. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and Science School of Wahpeton. 
After graduating she worked in Wahpeton. At present she is employed in the FRC office 
in Minneapolis. The groom is a graduate of Lidgerwood High School and attended the Minn- 
esota University and is now employed with the Sears Company in Minneapolis. 

After the reception the newlyweds left by car on a short trip through Northern Minn- 
esota, after which they will be at home in Minneapolis, where both will resume their work. 

********** September 26, 1940 

SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Roeder married September 28, 1915, at the home of the 

brides' parents ... .Mr . and Mrs. William Medenwaldt. 

********** September 26, 1940 

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PETERSCHICK - ZUELKE 

Miss Elsie Josephine Zuelke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Zuelke, and Edward Peters- 
chick, son of Mrs. Magadeline Peterschick, were united in marriage on October 5th, at St. 
Margaret Church in Cutbank, MT. Rev. G. H, Heipetal officiated. The groom's sister, Mrs. 
Ann Tomayer was bridesmaid and a brother of the bride, Leo Zuelke, was bestman. 

After the ceremony the couple came to Hankinson for a short stay with the groom's 
mother, Mrs. Magadeline Peterschick, after which they will leave for Cutbank to make their 
home. ********** October 10, 1940 

PETERSCHICK - STEIN 

A quiet wedding took place at 8:30 on October 3rd when Miss Alice Peterschick, daugh- 
ter of Mrs. Magadeline Peterschick, became the bride of Harold Stein, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Otto Stein. Fr. Studnicka conducted the ceremony. 

The bride wore a long gown of old rose and carried a bouquet of roses. Miss Willetta 
Peterschick, sister of the bride was bridesmaid, and wore a long gown of deeper rose. 
William Mauer was bestman. 

A dinner was later held at the bride's home, the rooms being decorated in white and 
yellow. The centerpiece was a three layered cake. 

The couple will make their home with the groom's parent's, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stein. 

********** October 10, 1940 

INGERSON - BIGLEY 

Miss lone Ingerson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ingerson, was united in marriage 

to Mr. Bernard Bigley, of Omaha, Monday, October 7th in Omaha. No details of the wedding 

have been received. ^^^^^^^^^^ , ,„,„,^ 

********** October 10, 1940 

WORNER - MILLER 

On Sunday evening, October 6th, at the Lutheran parsonage. Rev. J. P. Klausler pro- 
nounced the words that united in marriage Miss LaVerne Womer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Philip Womer, and Allen Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller. Attending the bride 
was her cousin. Miss Fern Radke. The groom was attended by his brother, Rueben Miller, of 
Grand Forks . 

The bride was attired in a street length gown of jasper brown alpaca with matching 
accessories. The bridesmaid wore a soldier blue dress with matching accessories. The 
groom and bestman were dressed in blue suits. 

A wedding supper was served to immediate relatives and friends at the bride's home. 
A beautiful decorated wedding cake was used as the centerpiece. The bride is a graduate 
of the 1940 class and the groom of the 1936 class of the Hankinson High School. Both are 
highly respected in this vicinity. The happy married couple will make their home in 
Hankinson where the groom is employed in the Red Owl Store. 

********** October 10, 1940 

CLOUSE - GOLLNICK 

Mr. Walter J. Clouse and Miss Florence Gollnick were united in marriage at Emmanuel 
Evangelical parsonage, Saturday, Oct. 5th, at 10:30 AM. Witnesses were Mrs. Ethel Stave 

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and Clarence Gollnick. Rev. Eyrich officiated at the ceremony. The young couple will 

make their home on the farm of the groom's father, about three miles south of New Effington, 

********** October 10, 1940 
KRAUSE - HOFFMAN 

Lawrence Krause and Vivian Hoffman, of Mantador, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoffman, 
were married Wednesday at 2 o'clock at Mantador. 

********** October 10, 1940 

GREAT BEND WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Krueger left by bus Thursday morning 

for St. Cloud, MN., to be present at the wedding of their granddaughter, Vesta Schuldt, 
which was solemnized Saturday, Oct. 5th. 

********** October 10, 1940 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .A bridal shower was given at the Carl Sanden home on Tuesday evening 

in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Stenson, who were recently married. The newlyweds received 

many beautiful gifts. 

********** October 17, 1940 

UMBRIET - BOLT 

Mr. Roy H. Umbreit, of Great Bend, and Miss Florence Boldt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
William Boldt, of Tyler, were united in marriage at Emmanuel parsonage on Thursday after- 
noon, October lOth, at 5:30 o'clock. 

Rev. Eyrich read the ring ceremony in the presence of Mr. Elmer Boldt and Miss Mae 
Umbriet, brother of the bride and sister of the groom, respectively, who acted as witnesses 
to the ceremony. The young couple will make their home on a farm near Great Bend. The 
good wishes of many friends accompany them on life's journey. 

********** October 17, 1940 

NEHMER - STEIN 

The St. John's Lutheran Church at Belford was the scene of a beautiful wedding Thurs- 
day afternoon at 3 PM., when Miss Myrtle Nehmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nehmer, be- 
came the bride of Daniel Stein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stein, of Great Bend, Rev. Cordts 
officiated and the nuptial music was played by Mrs. Cordts. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a white satin gown, cut on princess lines with a 
long train. She wore a finger tip length veil and carried a bridal bouquet of yellow roses. 

Miss Irene Nehmer was her sister's only attendant and was gowned in a floor length rose 
colored taffeta dress and carried an arm bouquet of pink baby chrysanthemums. Earl Stein att- 
ended his brother and both wore blue suits. 

After the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's home for about 60 guests. The 
home was beautifully decorated in white and rose streamers and late garden flowers. A bea- 
utiful three tiered wedding cake was used as a centerpiece on the bride's table. 

Both parties are well and favorably known here and we all join in extending best wishes 
for a long and happy wedded life. They will make their home with the bride's parents. 

********** October 17, 1940 

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HOFFMAN - KRAUSE 

Miss Vivian Hoffman, eldest daughter of Mrs. W. E. Hoffman, and Mr. Lawrence Krause, 
stole the march on their many friends when they were quietly married at St. Peter's and 
Paul's parish house last Wednesday, October 9th, with Father Schneider officiating at the 
ceremony. 

Miss Hoffman wore a soldier blue ensemble with hat to match and carried small roses. 
She was attended by Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, who wore a navy blue dress with hat to match - 
and also carried roses. Mr. Krause was attended by Mr. Bommersbach. The left immediately 
on a honejrmoon trip which will take them to Minneapolis, Chicago and Kansas City, MO., where 
they will visit relatives and friends. 

They expect to be home to their friends on the groom's farm south of Mantador in another 
week. Both have grown to man and womanhood in this vicinity and have a host of friends who 
wish them the best of everything in their married life. 

********** October 17, 1940 

HOLST - CRESS Y VOWS EXCHANGED 

An impressive marriage ceremony was solemnized last Sunday afternoon, October 13th, at 
4 o'clock, when Miss LaVeme Hoist, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hoist, of Hankinson, be- 
came the bride of Mr. Durkee Cressey, son of Mrs. Myrtle Cressey, of Fergus Falls, MN. Rev. 
Van Dyken officiated at the ring ceremony in the presence of relatives and friends of the 
bridal couple, at the Federated Church at Fergus Falls. 

Attending the bride was her sister. Miss Dawn Hoist. Mr. Melvin Nelson, of Fergus Falls, 
was Mr. Cressey 's attendant. 

The bride was attired in a lovely dress, color Indian Earth with blue angora trim and 
brown accessories. She wore a corsage of Talisman roses and pompoms. Miss Dawn Hoist wore 
a green velvet dress with matching accessories. Her corsage was of pink roses and pompoms. 
The groom's mother wore a corsage of red roses. 

After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the groom's uncle and aunt, Mr. 
and Mrs. August Stein, given by the groom's mother and his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Prentiss, 
for some forty guests at which time a wedding luncheon was served. The bride's table was 
centered by a large three tier wedding cake, topped by a chariot drawn by swans. The cake 
was baked and decorated by Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Collins, of Crookston, MN., the groom's emp- 
loyers . 

Out of town guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Allen and daughter, Jean, 
of "White Rock, SD.; Mr. and Mrs. Magne Mickelson, of Valley City, ND.; Mrs. Al. Lubenow, of 
Edinsburg, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Phil Augdahl, of Milnor, ND.; Mr. Elmer Hoist, of Hankinson, ND. 
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Nelson, of Dalton, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Collins, of Crookston, MN.; 
Mr. Brenton Vieths, Hawley, MN.; Miss Elaine Rood, of Fargo, ND.; Miss Aletha Rockafellow, 
of Seattle, WA. ********** October 17, 1940 

GROB - BERNDT 

A quiet ceremony was held at Fergus, October 19th, at 3:30 in the afternoon when 
Doris Bemdt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Berndt, became the bride of Leonard Grob, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grob. 

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Rev. Herman I. Muus united them in marriage at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church at Fergus 
Falls. Attending the bride was Miss Kathryn Grob, the groom's sister, and the bride's bro- 
ther, Edward Berndt, was bestman. 

********** October 24, 1940 

GIERA - KRAUSE 
A wedding of interest occurred Wednesday afternoon when Miss Frances Giera, daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Giera, became the bride of Mr. Elmer Krause, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Arthur Krause. Particulars are not known at this writing. 

********** October 24, 1940 

BOHN - BELING 
Rev. Gustav Bohn, of Groton, SD., and Fannie Beling, of Barney, were married at a 
candle light ceremony held at the Lutheran Church at Barney, Sunday. Many guests, of Hank- 
inson were present. ********** October 24, 1940 

SCHRADER - KRUEGER 
A quiet wedding was solemnized at the W. Schrader home at 4 o'clock, Saturday, October 
5th, when Elsie Schrader became the bride of Gordon Krueger with Reverend Cloeter officiating. 
The bride was attired in a cadet blue dress with black accessories. The bridesmaid. Miss 
Norma Schrader, wore a dress of laurel green. They both wore corsages of roses and snapdrag- 
ons. The groom and the bestman, Edward Prochnow, wore blue suits. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Schrader, of Norway Township. She has 
been teaching in Roberts County for several years. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arth- 
ur Krueger, of Hankinson, ND. 

The young couple will make their home on a farm near Hankinson. 

********** October 24, 1940 

GROB - THORPE 
Miss Kathryn Grob, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grob, and Harold Thorpe were quietly 
united in marriage at Fergus Falls on October 19th. Miss Doris Berndt, friend of the bride 
and groom and Leonard Grob, brother of the bride, acted as witnesses to the ceremony. 

********** October 24, 1940 

VEDDER - NOVAK 
Mr. Carleton Vedder and Miss Emily Novak were united in Holy Matrimony at the parsonage 
of Emmanuel Evangelical Church on Tuesday, November 22nd at 10 AM. Their wedding party was 
made up of Mr. Orin Vedder and Miss Bessie Novak, who acted as best man and bridesmaid, res- 
pectively, and two little people who acted as veil and ring bearers. 

Rev. Eyrich read the beautiful ring ceremony according to the Ritual of the Evangelical 
Church. The newlyweds are both well known and popular young people of this community. They 
will make their home on a farm near Hankinson. The good wishes of many friends accompany 

them as they enter upon their married life. 

********** October 24, 1940 

DIBBERT - WALLOCK 
The Lutheran Parsonage in Wahpeton was the scene of the wedding of Miss Harriet Dibbert, 
daughter of Mr. Fred Dibbert, to Mr. Pete Walloch, son of Mrs. Anna Wallock. The wedding 

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was performed on October 14th by Rev. Becker at 4 o'clock. 

The bride wore a street length dress of soldier blue with black accessories. The bride's 
only attendant, Mrs. Walter Wiebusch, of Tyler, also wore a soldier blue dress and black acc- 
essories. Mr. Walter Wiebusch attended the groom. 

Mr. and Mrs. Walloch spent a week visiting in Dickinson, Kulm, Fargo and Valley City. 
They will make their home at the Fred Dibbert home. Best wishes are extended to Mr. and Mrs. 
Walloch. ********** October 24, 1940 

KACKMAN - PANKOW 

Miss Pearl Kackman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kackman, of New Effington, and Norman 
Pankow, were united in marriage Saturday at 2 PM., at the bride's home. Mr. and Mrs. Pankow 
will make their home on a farm near Hankinson. 

********** October 24, 1940 

GRUNBERG - MAROHL 

A beautiful wedding took place Thursday evening, October 24th, at 7 o'clock by Miss 
Evelyn Grunberg, of Wolverton, MN., and Theodore Marohl, of Hankinson at the Wolverton Luth- 
eran Church. After the service a bounteous supper was served for the bridal party and family 
members in the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Grunberg. 

The newlyweds will make their home at the groom's home. Both the bride and groom receiv- 
ed very beautiful gifts and have a host of friends who extend best wishes and congratulations. 

********** October 31, 1940 

LAMARS....A very lovely wedding was solemnized in the Bethany Church on Wednesday after- 
noon when Mr. Orval Osborne and Miss Mildred Fleischauer were united in marriage by the Rev. 
DeWitt Myers, of Valley City. The bride was lovely in a white satin dress with trailing veil. 
Her sister, Annetta, was her only attendant, and Mr. Lloyd Fleischauer acted as bestman. 
Little Darlene Moeller was flower girl and Wesley Osborn proudly carried the ring on a pillow. 

A trio of young friends sang two lovely numbers and Miss Evelyn Green sang, "I Love You 
Truly," during the ceremony. The young people have lived all their lives in this community 
and the well wishes of their many friends will go with them in their new life. 

********** November 7, 1940 

HAMMER.. . .MARRIED Milton (Mike) Nordstrom was married last Friday at Aberdeen to a 

young lady by the name of Josephine Dashel. For the present Mr. and Mrs. Nordstrom will 
make their home at Aberdeen, where Mr. Nordstrom is employed. 

********** November 7, 1940 

BISEK - GOLLNICK 

A quiet wedding occurred Monday evening at the St. Philip's parish house at 8; 30 o' 
clock when Miss Florence Bisek, daughter of Mrs. Annette Bisek, became the bride of Mr. 
Arthur Gollnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gollnick, of Tyler. Rev. Jos. Studnicka performed 
the ceremony . 

The couple were attended by Miss Catherine Bisek, sister of the bride, and Mr. Norbert 
Hammersmith, a friend of the couple. 

The bride was attired in a street length dress of soldier blue with wine accessories. 

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The bridesmaid wore a dress of Indain Earth with soldier blue accessories. The groom and 
bestman both wore dark suits. 

The bride attended St, Francis Academy and was a graduate of the class of 1936 and has 
been employed at the Avon Theatre and Kjelstrup's Store since her graduation. The groom 
attended school at Great Bend and Hankinson High School, graduating with the class of 1936. 

The couple left Tuesday morning on a motor trip that will take them through Illinois, 
Wisconsin and Minnesota. They will be at home after December 1st on a farm near Great Bend. 

********** November lA, 1940 

THREE WEDDINGS AEE SOLEMNIZED 
Kath - Murphy 
Miss Dorothy Kath, of this city, and Ruben Murphy were united in marriage at Wahpeton, 
Saturday, November 16th. They were attended by Miss Pearl Olson and Mr. Edward Mars. 

The bride was attired in a dress suit of dusty pink with brown accessories. The groom 
wore a navy blue suit. Mr. and Mrs. Murphy left Monday for Burwell, NE., where they will 
reside. ********** November 21, 1940 

OLSON - MARS 
Miss Pearl Olson and Edward Mars were married at Wahpeton on Saturday, November 16th. 
They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Murphy. 

Mrs. Mars wore a dress of black crepe with a metalic bolero. The groom's suit was of 
teal blue. On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Mars left for Burwell, NE., where they will reside. 

***** ***** November 21, 1940 

ROTH - B EFFORT 
Miss Margaret Roth, daughter of Mrs. Lena Roth, and Vincent Beffort of I'Jhite Rock, were 
married at St. Philip's Church, Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock, Fr. Studnicka conducting the 
services. 

Miss Dorothy and Raymond Roth were attendants. A reception, attended by immediate rel- 
atives was held at the home of the bride's mother Immediately following the ceremony. The 
young couple will move to their farm near Wheaton, this spring. 

********** November 21, 1940 

MANTADOR PARTY FOR NEWLYWEDS About 60 relatives and friends gathered at the 

Edmund Schultz home Sunday afternoon to honor Mr. and Mrs. Christ Schultz, who were married 
on November 11th. The afternoon was spent socially and looking over the large amount of 
beautiful gifts they received. Late in the afternoon the hostesses. Miss Ada Wandersee, 
Dorothy Schultz and Mrs. Edmund Schultz served a delicious luncheon. 

********** November 21, 1940 

KRAUSE - MARX 
Mrs. E. H. Berndt, of this city, received word Wednesday, that her mother, Mrs. Herman 
Krause was united in marriage to Albert Marx, of Dayton, OH., on November 22nd. Mr. and Mrs. 
Marx will come to Hankinson to make their home here. 

********** November 28, 1940 

BRONKHORST - SCHROEDER 
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Lawrence Bronkhorst, of Wahpeton, and Miss Lillian Schroeder were married Tuesday 
morning in St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount. 

********** . November 28, 1940 

BACH - HERDING 
Miss Susanna Bach, of Fairmount, and Louis Herding, of Greendale, were united in wedlock 
Tuesday morning at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount. 

A wedding dance and shower was held the same evening in Saint Anthony's Hall. 

********** November 28, 1940 

KRAUSE - MILBRANDT 
Walter Krause, son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Krause, of Lidgerwood, and Vera Milbrandt, 
of Hankinson, were united in marriage at the Lutheran parsonage here. Rev. J. P. Klausler 
conducting the services. Attendants were Richard Medenwaldt, Jr., and Miss Bl'anhe Mil- 
brandt, a sister of the bride., 

The young couple will make their home with the groom's parents, north of Lidgerwood. 

********** November 28, 1940 

RENGSTORF - MARKGRAF 
On Friday afternoon of last week at 3:30 PM., in Trinity Lutheran Church, of Great Bend, 
Miss Elsie Rengstorf , daughter of Rev. and Mrs. John Rengstorf , became the bride of Rev. 
0. H. Markgraf, of Granite Falls, MN. 

********** November 28, 1940 

LAMARS . . . .Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sefeldt returned Wednesday evening from George, lA., where 
they had been to attend the wedding of their daughter, Matilda, who was married Tuesday. 

********** November 28, 1940 

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Hermen Hoefs Married Dec. 2nd, 1890 

********** December 5, 1940 

KLAUSLER - STECKEL 
Mark Klausler and Frances Steckel were united in marriage at the Lutheran Church in a 
solemn service on Saturday evening, November 30th, at 8 o'clock. The ceremony was read by 
the groom's father, Rev. J. P. Klausler. Only close relatives were present. 

Mrs. Ray Green was at the pipe organ and Mr. W. H. Kraft, of Willmar, on the violin, 
rendered the wedding music. Attendants were Victor Rengstorf and Mrs. Allen Dibbert, sister 
of the bride. After the wedding, luncheon waa served at the Steckel home. The young couple 
left iimnediately for their new home in Willmar, MN. 

Both the contracting parties are well and favorably known in this community, and have 
the best wishes of a host of friends for a happy wedded life. 

********** December 5, 1940 

ANDERSON - JAEGER 
Nick Jaeger and Miss Myrtle Anderson were united in marriage at Wahpeton, Saturday, in 
St. John's Church, Rev. Meyer conducting the service. Nick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mar- 
tin Jaeger, of this city. Mrs. Jaeger is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Anderson, of 
Wahpeton. The couple will make their home in Hankinson. December 5, 1940 

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ARNOLD TIEGS, JEAN McLAIRD MARRIED 
In a quiet wedding, which took place Wednesday of last week, in New Effington, Miss 
Jean McLaird, youngest daughter of Mrs. McLaird, became the bride of Arnold Tiegs.'of Hank- 
inson. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. P. Dreyer. 

The bride was attired in a wine dress with soldier blue accessories. The bride's att- 
endant, Mrs. Arnold Bredvik, sister of the bride, wore a soldier blue dress. The groom and 
attendant, Mr. Bredvik, wore dark suits. 

Mrs. Tiegs, for the past three years, has been employed by the Walgreen Drug, Co.. in 
Minneapolis and in Sioux Falls, holding a position as cashier. The groom is a graduate 
of the Univ. of North Dakota, where he was affilited with the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, 
and for the past nine years he has been manager of the Hankinson Standard Oil Co., branch! 

After a wedding trip to Minneapolis the happy couple returned to Hankinson, where they 
will be at home in an apartment in the Kinney residence. 

********** December 12, 19A0 

STOLTENOW - ME IDE 
A beautiful wedding was solemnized on Wednesday evening, Dec. 18th, at 6 o'clock at the 
Lutheran Church with Rev. Klausler officiating, when Miss Mildred Stoltenow, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Jack Stoltenow, of Hankinson, was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Jerome Meide, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Meide, of Fairmount. 

The bride was attended by Mrs. August Medenwaldt, of Doran, MN., an aunt of the bride. 
The bridesmaid was Miss Luverne Bohn, of Great Bend, a close friend of the bride. The flo- 
wer girl was Velma Jean Medenwaldt. 

The groom was attended by Mr. Ervin Medenwaldt and Mr. Lawrence Meide. The ring bearer 
was Myron Stoltenow. 

The bride was attired in a floor length dress of sweetheart satin with timmings of lace. 
She wore a fingertip veil with a train. Her only accessory was a gold cross, a gift of the 
bride's mother. Her head dress was of sweet peas and she carried a colonial bouquet of roses. 
The maid of honor wore a formal of rose net benberry crepe with shoulder length veil of light 
blue and carried a colonial bouquet of pom-poms and sweet peas with streamers. The brides- 
maid attended in a formal of new rose taffeta and net and wore a shoulder length veil of 
blue and carried a colonial bouquet of pom-poms and sweet peas with streamers. The flower 
girl wore a floor length dress of light blue organdy and wore a pink ribbon in her hair. 
She carried a silver basket of mixed flowers. 

The groom and bestman were all attired in teal blue suits. The groom wore a rose on 
his lapel, while the bestmen wore white carnations. The ring bearer wore a double breasted 
suit of navy blue. He carried the ring pillow of white satin trimmed with lace. He wore a 
button lace carnation. 

Erwin Medenwaldt and Lawrence Meide ushered the groom to the altar, followed by the 
maid of honor. The bridesmaid then entered followed by the flower girl and ring bearer. 
The bride, being the only daughter, was then given away in marriage by her father and mother. 
They entered the church to the Lohengrin's Wedding March. 

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A wedding supper was served at Nan's Cafe for the attendants and a few relatives. 
The bride and groom are well known young people of the Hanklnson and Fairmount connaunities. 

Everyone wishes them a long and happy wedded life Contributed 

********** December 19, 1940 

HAMMER. .. .Mrs. Anna Hestenes, of Northfield, MN., announces that her daugher, Ellen, 
was married last Summer to Mr. LeRoy Pederson, of New Effington, SD. Mrs. Pederson has 
been teaching in the high school at Little Falls, MN., until now. After spending the Christ- 
mas Holidays at the home of Mrs. Hestenes, Mr. and Mrs. Pederson will make their home on his 
farm north of Hammer. ***j^****** December 26, 1940 



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19 4 1 

TIEGS - SCHULTZ 
Gerhardt Tiegs and Miss Dorothy Schultz were united in marriage at the St. Peter and 
Paul's Church parish house in Mantador Monday afternoon. Mrs. Tiegs was attended by her 
sister. Miss Innina and Mr. Tiegs by the bride's brother, Edmund. 

********** January 2, 19A1 

KJOS - SWANSON 
J. Norman Kjos, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Kjos, of Wyndmere township, and Miss Bonnie 
Swanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Swanson, of Rutland, were united in marriage Wednes- 
day, of last week, at 4 o'clock at the home of her uncle, Mr. and Mrs. A. Swanson, with Rev. 
Gravdahl, of Milnor, performing the ceremony. 

********** January 2, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON Miss Hazelle Strege, of Lidgerwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert 

Strege, and Alvin Moen, of New Effington, SD., were united in marriage Thursday, at the 
Lutheran parsonage with Rev. J. Cloeter reading the ceremony. They were attended by Helen 
Hentz and Harvey Moen, 

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Moen accompanied by Lawrence Bremseth left for California in the 
former's car to spend a couple of weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Moen will visit at the Hogan 
Hoen home. Lawrence Bremseth will visit his son, Lloyd at Barstow, CA. 

********** January 9, 1941 

D IFFERD ING-McDAN lEL 
Mary Regina Differding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Differding, of Fairmount, and Joe 
Albert McDanlel, of Edgerton, KS . , were united in wedlock by Rev. F. Bierens, Monday at 
Fairmount, where they will reside. 

Mr. Daniels is an employee of the Cudahy Packing Co., at Fairmount. 

********** January 9, 1941 

FOPJffiR TEACIffiR ON EASTERN HONEYMOON TRIP 
Miss Evelyn Celine, teacher in the Hankinson schools about 7 years ago, was married 
to Lincoln C. Thomas, and the couple left immediately for a trip east. Miss Celine is a 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Celine, of Long Prairie, MN. 

********** January 9, 1941 

KNOLD MARRIED 
Mr. Arthur Knold and Miss Selma Annette Eide were united in marriage in Fergus Falls, 
MN., recently. They will make their home in Aberdeen, SD. Mr. Knold will be remembered 
here as the auditor who took charge of Kjelstrup's Store for three months last winter. 

********** January 9, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON Mr. and Mrs. Art Medenwald and family and Mr. and Mrs. Edwald Meden- 

wald accompanied by Cavel Sherman, Mrs. Wm. Medenwald and Mrs. Bommersbach, of Hankinson, 
motored to Jessup, lA. , to visit relatives and also to attend the wedding of a niece of 
Art and Ewald's. ********** January 23, 1941 

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ENGAGEMENT IS ANNOUNCED 
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Witt have announced the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, 
Berdena, R.N., to Dr. Wm. Siegmann. The wedding is to take place at Minneapolis. 

********** February 6, 1941 

Philip Wohlwend, Jr., was called to Fargo Monday for a physical examination by the 
army. He enlisted in November. He was married Dec. 24th, to Delia Kriz, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Emil Kriz. ********** February 6, 1941 

BLADOW - SHAW 
Miss Lena Bladow and Ray Shaw, of Pasadena, CA. , were united in marriage, Sunday 
afternoon, in that city. They expect to make a trip to Hankinson in April. 

********** February 13, 1941 
ENGAGEMENT 
Word has been received by relatives of the forthcoming marriage of Miss Lena Bladow 
to Mr. Raymond Shah. The wedding to take place at Pasadena, CA., the 16th of February. 
BELFORD ********** February 13, 1941 

BLADOW - SHAW 

Miss Lena Bladow was united in marriage to Raymond Shaw in the Lutheran Church Feb- 
ruary 9th, at 4 PM., at Pasadena, CA., Rev. Schlichting officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Ray 
Reed were witnesses. Following the ceremony a dinner was served to relatives in the Corn- 
stance Hotel. 

The bride was dressed in a tea rose gown with blue hat and shoes, and carried a bouquet 
of gardenias. The bridesmaid was attired in light blue with navy blue hat and shoes. 

The couple will reside at San Mamo, CA., where the groom is employed. Friends in the 
Hankinson community wish the young couple many happy years of wedded life. 

********** February 27, 1941 

HAMMER.... A large crowd attended the wedding dance of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Tisch at 
the Claire City Hall on Friday. 

********** March 6, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON A parcel shower was given Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schultz, who were rec- 
ently married, at the Carl Schultz home, Sunday afternoon. The newlyweds received many 
beautiful gifts. ********** March 13, 1941 

KINN - ELLIS 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kinn surprised their many friends the past week by announcing 
their marriage. Miss Dorothy Ellis, daughter of Mrs. Mary Ellis, and Frank Anthony Kinn, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kinn, Sr., were quietly married at Webster, SD., Tuesday, Feb. 
4th. Mr. and Mrs. Kinn were bom and grew to man and womanhood in this vicinity and have 
a large circle of friends who extend their congratulations and wish them much happiness. 
They plan to make their home on a farm in the Hankinson community. 

********** March 13, 1941 

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Announcement has been received of the coming marriage of Iram Worner, of Fergus Falls, 
son of Mrs. Elsie Worner, of Minneapolis, and Miss Dorothy Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Arthur Krause. The marriage is to take place the 23rd of March. 

********** March 27, 1941 

PRE-NUPTIAL SHOWER 
WYNDMERE. . . .A miscellaneous shower was held Tuesday evening in the dining room of the 
Catholic Church, honoring Miss Katherine Staber on her approaching marriage to Dan Schram. 
Miss Staber was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. 

********** March 27, 1941 

Miss Dorothy Lorraine Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Krause, and Iram E. Wor- 
ner, of Fergus Falls, exchanged nuptial vows at a home wedding ceremony performed at the 
Krause home on Sunday noon. Rev. B. Hartman read the ceremony. 

Mrs. Elsie Worner and daughters, Gwen and Lorraine, arrived in Hankinson on Saturday 
from Minneapolis for a couple of days' visit at the Mrs. A. C. Stach home and also to att- 
end the wedding of her son, Iram, which was held Sunday. 

********** March 27, 1941 

SHOWER GIVEN 

SONORA. . . .Mrs. C. J. Krump and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boll and son, Billy, 
attended the bridal shower in Dwight, Sunday afternoon in honor of Beatrice Brand. She 
received many beautiful gifts. A lovely lunch was served. 

********* * April 3, 1941 

SCHELLER - BYRNE 

Miss Anna Mary Scheller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Scheller, became the bride 
of Joseph E. Byrne, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Byrne, of St. Paul, Monday morning at a 
high nuptial Mass in St. Philip's Church, Rev. Father Studnicka officiating. 

The bride was attired in a white gown with long full sleeves and skirt of embroidered 
marquisette and a finger tip illusion veil with a tiara of closely pleated net. She carr- 
ied a colonial bouquet of white talisman roses and sweet peas. Her attendants were her 
sisters, Gertrude and Mrs. Al Bartunek, of Bismarck, who wore blue and pink marquisette 
with insets of matching lace and carried small colonial bouquets of pink roses and sweet 
peas. Michael Grappolli of St. Paul, friend of the bridegroom was best man and ushers were 
Al Bartunek, of Bismarck, and Bill Vodel, of St. Paul. 

Mrs. Byrne attended St. Joseph School of Nursing in St. Paul and Mr. Byrne, St. Thomas 
College. The couple will reside in St. Paul, where Mr. Byrne is employed. 

A wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents attended by members of 
the immediate family. 

Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. William Byrne, Miss Helen DeFreese, Mr. and 
Mrs. Len Scheller and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Scheller, Jr., all of St. Paul. 

********** April 17, 1941 

FAIRMOUNT Miss Mildred Robbins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Robblns, southeast of 

Fairmount, and Fredrick Steffens, son of Mrs. Minnie Steffens, of Hankinson, were united 

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in marriage at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by Rev. H. Schumacher, pastor of the First Eng- 
lish Lutheran Church in Fairmount. Mr. and Mrs. Staff ens will make their home on a farm 
about five miles southwest of Fairmount . 

********** April 17, 1941 

SHOWER GIVEN 
BELFORD. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Otto Klawitter and Mrs. Emil Klawitter, motored to Great Bend 
Monday evening, where they attended the shower given in honor of Irma Hoefs and Ralph Hent- 
ges. Their marriage is to take place on Thursday. 

********** April 17, 1941 

Rev. and Mrs. G. C. Thiele, of Streeter, ND., announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter. Miss Grayce Snyder, of Fargo, to Mr. Harry Muske, of Fargo, son of Mr. a nd Mrs. Will- 
iam Muske, of Wahpeton, ND. a.j.j.j.j.j.j.a.j.j. . .,,-,,„/, 
' ^ ' ********** April 17, 1941 

WEDDING BELLS 

CONZEMIUS - ZEACKJACK Miss Mary Conzemius, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Conzemius, 

and Jack Zeackjack, of Minnesota, were united in marriage in St. Peter and Paul's Church 
at Mantador, Tuesday morning. They will make their home northwest of Mantador. 

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FISCHER - JAEB Miss Mary Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Fisher, was united 

in marriage to Robert Jaeb, of Breckenridge Tuesday morning at St. Philip's Church. They 
will make their home in Breckenridge where both are employed. A reception was given in 
honor of the happy couple Tuesday evening in Hankinson. 

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STABER - SCHRAM NUPTIALS ANNOUNCED . . . .Announcements have been received of the wedding 
of Mr. Dan Schram and Miss Katherine Staber, which occurred at Milwaukee, WI., Saturday, 
April 19th, at St. Matthews Church in that city at 8 o'clock AM. Following the wedding the 
couple left for a brief trip to Chicago after which they will make their home at Manitowac, 
WI., where Mr. Schram holds a position as station agent for the Soo Line. 

The bride is a daughter of Mr. Leonard Staber of this vicinity and the groom was the 

night operator for the Soo Line here for several years. WYNDMERE HERALD 

********** May 1, 1941 

FAIRMOUNT. .. .An impressive wedding was solemnized last Thursday morning, April 17th, 

at 8:30 in the morning at St . Anthony ' s Church in Fairmount when Miss Eulalie Mary Hermes 

daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hermes became the bride of Mr. Elmer F. Hafner, son of Mrs. 

F. A. McChesney, of Wahpeton. 

********** May 1, 1941 

GERESZEK - RETTIG 
Miss Marvel Gereszek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gereszek, was united in marriage 
to Barney Rettig, Monday morning at the St. Philip's Church. 

********** May 8, 1941 



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GROOM SITTING PRETTY 

A young man asking the father for the hand of his daughter in marriage, was asked 
what his financial prospects were, responded enthusiastically that the FSA would buy him a 
farm, the AAA would pay him to work only a part of it, the VfPA would give his wife work in 
the sewing room and himself some winter work on the roads, the surplus commodities corp- 
oration would furnish food, the extension service would arrange for a mattress and bedding 
and the federal agencies would supply doctors and hospital needs if necessary. He proudly 
stated that no young couple ever faced the future with brighter prospects. 

(By J. K. Johnson, HAMMER).... 

********** >Iay 8, 1941 

WEDDING BELLS SOON TO RING 
MARRIAGE LICENSE: ... .Thomas Kath and Miss Fern Radke went to Wahpeton Wednesday where 
they were issued a marriage license. The ceremony date has not yet been announced. 

BURFENING - MULLEN 
Announcements have been received In Hankinson telling of the coming marriage of Mary 
Lou Burfening, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Burfening, of Milwaukee, to Vernon S. Mullen. 
The wedding will take place on May 29th at the Plymouth Congregational Church in Milwaukee. 

GAEDCKE - TUCKER 
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gaedcke announced the marriage of their daughter, Irma, of Minnea- 
polis, to Mr. Bob Tucker, also of Minneapolis. The wedding occurred on November 15th. 

This day also was the wedding day of the bride's parents. Mr. Tucker is employed as 
manager of one of the Minneapolis Theatres and Mrs. Tucker is employed at Sears Roebuck & Co. 

Mrs. Tucker has been employed at Minneapolis since she graduated from the Hankinson 
High School in 1937. We all wish them the best of luck for the future. 

********** May 15, 1941 

HAMMER. ...Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Crombecke, of the Black Hills country, arrived last 
Friday for a visit with Mr. Crombecke 's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cole Crombecke. Melvin was 
recently married to the lady who accompanied him and it was the first time the Crombecke 's 
had met their daughter-in-law. They expect to return to the Black Hills at the end of the 
„egl^_ • ********** May 15, 1941 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF MISS HELEN KINN 
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kinn announce the engagement of their daughter, Helen, to Kenneth 
John Norman, of Detroit, MI., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Norman, of Valley City. 

Helen is a graduate of Hankinson High School, and attended State Teachers' College. 
Mr. Norman is a graduate of the University of Michigan. 

********** May 22, 1941 

RADKE - KATH 
Miss Fern Radke was united in marriage to Tommie Kath on Sunday, May 18th, at 1:30 o' 
clock. Rev. Cloeter conducted the ceremony at the parsonage in Lidgerwood. 

Miss Radke is the daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. Wm. Radke, of Lidgerwood, and Tommie is the 
son of Mr, John Kath, of this city. Witnesses were Mrs. Evelyn Grawe, of Hankinson, and 

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Kenyon Clark, of Lidgerwood. 

A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. The happy couple spent a 
few days' honeymoon in Minneapolis and are now at home in Hankinson. 

********** j^ay 22 1941 

HAMMER. ,. .Just as she was finishing her term of school in Hammer, Miss Ella Hellevang 
made it known that she was no longer Miss Hellevang. She was married in February to Rich- 
ard Herigstad, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Oscar Hanson at the Grace Lutheran Church 
at Watertown. ********** I^y 22, 19A1 

ATTEND BOLL - HOFFMAN WEDDING AT DURBIN 

SONORA. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Tony Meyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Boll and son, Mr. 
and Mrs. Herbert Kutzer and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boll and daughter motored to Durbin, 
ND., Tuesday morning to attend the wedding of Mrs. Meyer's son, Raymond Boll, to Minnie 
Hoffman. ********** May 29, 1941 

FORMER TEACHER IS JUNE BRIDE 

Phyllis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson, of Aberdeen, SD., was united in marr- 
iage to Matthew Perpick, at Aberdeen, Monday, June 2nd. The bride is a former teacher of 
the Hankinson Public Schools . 



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June 5, 1941 



STILES NEWS.... A large crowd of friends motored to the Gutzmer home on Thursday evening 
to charivari Mr. and Mrs. Wally Gutzmer, who were recently married. Friends extend congrat- 
ulations to the newlyweds and wish them happiness and prosperity. 

********** June 5, 1941 

WHITE - FRAWLEY 

Sergeant Jeffry J. White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael White, of Hankinson, ND., and 
Gladys Frawley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Frawley, of Calgary, Alberta, were married 
in the chapel at Fort Snelling, Thursday, June 5th, by Chaplain Shefford. Attendants were 
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Parsons, brother-in-law and sister of the groom. 

The bride wore a powder blue suit with beige accessories and the matron of honor, a 
navy blue mesh dress with navy accessories. Both wore shoulder corsages. 

Mrs. Agnes M.- Halstead entertained fourteen guests at a wedding dinner at her home . in 
Minneapolis. Mrs. Halstead is an aunt of the groom. Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. 
Michael White and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Payne, of Hankinson, ND. 

********** June 12, 1941 

NAGGATZ - GRAFSGAARD 

At a simple but impressive wedding ceremony at the Emmanuel Evangelical Church on 
Tuesday afternoon, June 10th, Mr. Arthur Grafsgaard and Miss Laura Naggatz were united in 
marriage. Rev. Eyrich officiated. The young people were attended by Miss Norma Grafsgaard 
sister of the groom, and Mr. Donald Naggatz, brother of the bride. 

To the strains of the wedding march, played by Faith Eyrich, the bridal party entered 
the church, the attendants coming forward first and being followed by the bride on the arm 
of the groom. The wedding ritual was read before the beautiful altar of the church. The 
single ring ceremony of the Evangelical Church was used. 

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The home of Mr. Grafsgaard is at McHenry, ND., while the bride is the daughter of Mrs. 

Herman Berg, of this community. After a wedding dinner at the home of the bride, the new- 

lyweds left on an extended wedding trip which will take them to points of interest in more 

southerly states. The good wishes of a host of friends and relatives extend them as they 

enter life's journey together. 

********** June 12, 19A1 

PRE-NUPTIAL SHOWER 
A shower was held in the George Hermson home Thursday in honor of Miss Joan Pellman. 
The evening was spent visiting with friends who attended the shower. She received many 
beautiful gifts. A very delicious luncheon was served by the entertainers. 

********** June 12, 1941 

SHOWER HELD 
A number of ladies gathered at the Ameson farm Wednesday afternoon for a bridal sho- 
wer on Stella Ameson. Many very lovely gifts were presented to the bride-to-be. A lun- 
cheon was served. ********** June 12, 1941 

SCHAFFNER - JORDRE 
Miss Avis Schaffner, teacher in the Hankinson schools the past two years, was united 
in marriage to Irvin Jordre, at her home in Oberon. The couple will make their home in 
Bismarck, where the groom is employed as a State Highway Engineer. 

*** ******* June 19, 19A1 

HAMMER Married at Webster, on Saturday evening, June 7th, Alvln Fellbaum to Miss 

Ruby Elois Hagen, daughter of Reuben Hagen, was the brief announcement that came to rel- 
atives. Alvin Fellbaum, a native of Minnesota Township, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. 
Fellbaum. About 3 years ago he established himself in business at Webster as the prop- 
rietor of a store. ********** June 19, 19A1 

SHOWER GIVEN 

GREAT BEND A miscellaneous shower was given Sunday afternoon at the Gust Berndt 

home in honor of their daughter, Lorella and Carl Grob. They received many beautiful gifts. 

********** June 26, 1941 

SHOWER FOR NEWLY VffiDS 
A miscellaneous shower was held at the John Hruby, Sr., home Sunday afternoon for Mr. 
and Mrs. John Hruby, Jr., who were married a week ago. Mrs. Hruby received many useful gifts. 

********** June 26, 1941 

GOLDEN WEDDING 
On June 23, 1891, Miss Mathilda Fourniea, daughter of William and Mary Fournea, be- 
came the bride of Mr. Mathias Schramm, son of Joseph and Johanna Schramm, at a 9 o'clock 
mass in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Crystal, MN., (now known as Robbinsdale.) 
The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. Joseph Gleason, and the groom by his brother, 
Nick. The bride was gowned in a lovely dress of blue and carried a prayer book. 

(This is a part of the very interesting article on the Schramm's 50th Wedding Anniv.) 

********** June 26, 1941 

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ROTH - ENDRES 

Miss Isabell Roth and Jerome Endres were united in marriage by the Rev. Marion J. Roth, 
pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Moorhead, MN., on June 24th at an 8 o'clock mass. 

She was attended by her sister, Miss Agnes Roth, of New York City, and Mr. Endres was 
attended by his brother, Edward, of St. Paul, MN. 

Mrs. Endres is the daughter of Mrs. Anna Roth, of Hankinson and is a graduate of the 
St. Cloud School of Nursing and for the past three years has been assistant floor supervisor 
at St. Mary's Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Mr. Endres is a graduate of the Univ. of Minn., and is now employed as chemical engineer 
with the Russell Miller Milling Company at Billings, MT., where they will make their home 
after July 15th. 

A wedding breakfast was served at the Gardner Hotel by the bride's mother. Guests were 
Mrs. A. M. Endres, of St. Paul, mother of the bridegroom, Mrs. R. A. Lastrow, of Madison, WI . , 
sister of the bridegroom, Edward Endres, Mrs. Elizabeth Hipp, Mrs. Martin Richied; Mrs. Anna 
Roth, Miss Irene Roth, Miss Agnes Roth, Mr. and Mrs. Don P. Mangold. 

********** June 26, 19A1 

HEITKAMP - PELLMAN 
A beautiful wedding was held in the St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador, when 
Jerome Heitkamp, of Mooreton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heitkamp, and Miss Joan Pellman, of 
Mantador, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pellman, spoke the vows of marriage Tuesday morning 
June I7th at 8 o'clock. 

The bride wore a beautiful white flowered organza dress. Worn by the bride was a beau- 
tiful bouquet of tea roses and sweet peas. Miss Catherine Pellman, sister of the bride, 
acted as bridesmaid and wore a light blue rayon net dress. Her flowers were red roses and 
sweet peas. Serving as bridegroom's attendant was Charles Heitkamp, brother of the groom. 
After the ceremonies a dinner was served to relatives of the bride and groom. In the 
evening a reception was attended by a very large number of friends and relatives. 

********** June 26, 1941 

BEHLE - DEBOER 
Fredrick Behle and Miss Taletta DeBoer were united in marriage Sunday evening, June 
29th, at the St. John's Lutheran parsonage near Marion, ND., Rev. William Krengel officiat- 
ing. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig DeBoer, of Adrian, The groom was born 
and grew to manhood in this community. Carl Behle and Miss Deana DeBoer were witnesses. 

********** July 3, 1941 

WILL ATTEND WEDDING OF DAUGHTER IN INDIANA 
Mrs. J. R. Scheller will leave Sunday for South Bend, IN., to attend the wedding of 
her daughter, Tillie, which will occur on July 19th, when she will be united in marriage 
to Wm. Barry. ********** July 10, 1941 

EGGERS - PETRI CK 
On Monday, June 30th, 1941, at the Valley, the marriage of Miss Marianne Eggers and 
Mr. Ray Petrick was solemnized. The vows were taken at the parsonage in Browns Valley, 

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Rev. Ingelhardt officiating. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eggers, northeast of Rosholt, and is 
a well and favorably known young lady. 

********** July 10, 19A1 

STOCK - EICHHORN 

(From the Glenwood News) . . . .At a candlelight service before an altar built of June 
flowers and ferns, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Stock, wedding vows were exchanged 
by their daughter. Miss Ada Stock, and Eldon Eichhorn, son of Mr. and Mrs. C, L. Eichhorn, 
of Elmore, MN., at 3 o'clock Saturday evening. 

The bride wore her mother's wedding gown of white silk muslin trimmed with hand made 
lace which had also been worn by her sister, Mrs. U. E. Rule, at her wedding. Her finger 
tip veil was caught into a French bonnet of satin. She carried a colonial bouquet of 
white roses, sweet peas and gypsophilla. Her only jewelry was a strand of pearls, the 
gift of the groom. 

Miss Marjorie Stock was gowned in delphinium blue organdy with matching blue bonnet. 
She carried a colonial bouquet of pastel sweet peas. The mothers of the bride and groom 
wore dark sheer dresses with corsages of pink and white sweet peas. 

A reception was held immediately following the ceremony with Mrs. Lome Hough pre- 
siding at the coffee table, assisted by Mrs. W. E. Rule, Miss Marian Stock was in charge 
of the guest book. 

For traveling the bride selected a blue redingote costume suit with white accessories. 
Mr. and Mrs. Eichhorn will be at home July 8th at Rockford, XL., where Mr. Eichhorn is 
associated with the International Business Machines Corporation. 

********** July 10, 1941 

BERJIDT - PUTMAN 
Miss Mildred Berndt was united in marriage on June 7th, to Mr. Martin Putman, of 
San Ma Tel, CA. , at Reno, NV. Miss Berndt is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Berndt, 
of Claire City. They are employed at Red Wood City, CA., where they will make their home. 
Mrs. Putman is at present visiting in Hankinson with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jaeger. 

********** July 10, 1941 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Mrs. Gordon Dibbert and daughter, Janet, left Sunday for Lidgerwood, where they 
attended the wedding of her brother, Arnold Kuchynka and Lorraine Murzch, which was held 
on Monday. ********** July 17, 1941 

HAMMER. .. .Mrs. Myrtle Pederson announces the marriage of her daughter, Marion, to 
Marvin Feigum on Thursday evening, July 31st, 1941, at 7 o'clock at St. Paul's Lutheran 
Church, Vancouver, WA. Mrs. Pederson was a former Hammer resident. 

********** July 17, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pankow and children attended a wedding shower for Mr. and Mrs. 

Herbert Greiner on Sunday afternoon near Sisseton. 

********** July 17, 1941 

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ATTEND WEDDING 

GREAT BEND.... Mrs. Orin Laboda went to Foxhome, Saturday, to attend the wedding of 
her brother, Byron Gabriel and Veronica Lill. 

********** July 17, 1941 

SCHELLER - BARRY 

The Ivy clad Church of the Sacred Heart on the stately campus of Notre Dame Univer- 
sity, Notre Dame, IN., was the scene of the wedding of a former Hankinson young lady. In the 
Chapel of Our Lady, which is reserved exclusively for former students of the University, 
Miss Mathilde Scheller was married at solemn Mass to W. J. Barry, of Chicago. The bride 
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Scheller, of Hankinson. 

Officiating at the ceremony was Fr. J. F. McElhone, who taught the groom during his 
student days. Mrs. Barry was attended by Miss Genevive Korl, of Ft. Dodge, LA., while 
Mr. J. McGuire, of Chicago, was in attendance to the groom. The bride was attired in a 
street length dress of white crepe, with a white flowered hat touched with green veiling. 
She wore a corsage of gardinias and red roses. The bride's attendant wore a princess style 
dress of blue crepe, with a white flowered hat touched with blue veiling. She wore a gard- 
inia corsage. 

Mrs. Barry is a graduate of St. Francis Academy and the Science School and has been 
employed as secretary in the offices of the Montgomery Ward & Co., in Chicago, IL. 

After a breakfast and reception at the Oliver Hotel in South Bend, IN., the happy 
couple left for a tour of the East. 

********** July 24, 1941 

MYRTLE JENTZ BECOMES BRIDE OF GERARD SCHIEB 

Miss Myrtle Jentz, of Mantador, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jentz, became the bride 
of Mr. Gerard Schieb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schieb, of Mantador. The wedding ceremony 
took place in Minneapolis, MN., Friday, July 18th. 

The bride was attired in a navy blue ridingote with blue and white accessories. She 
carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses and Lillies of the Valley. The sister of the 
bride, Mrs. K. C. Reardon, of Fargo, was her matron of honor. She wore a pink light weight 
wool dress with white accessories and wore a corsage of roses. 

Mr. Schieb was attended by his brother, Alvin Schieb, of Minneapolis, MN. 

A reception followed the ceremony at the Curtis Hotel in Minneapolis. Miss Jane Schieb 
Miss Evelyn Bakken and Mr. Stanley Brubaker were the reception guests. The bridal couple 
spent Saturday and Sunday at the lakes. They returned home for a 5 o'clock wedding dinner 
served in their honor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jentz with relatives attending. 

The bride, who has lived in this vicinity as a young lady, is a graduate of the Valley 
City State Teachers' College, and has been teaching school for several years. 

Mr. Schieb, formerly of Heaton, ND., has acquired many friends in the vicinity where 
he has made his home for the past six years. He is emplpyed on the Soo Line, and therefore 
Mr. and Mrs. Schieb will make their home in Hankinson. 

********** July 24, 1941 

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FORMER HANKINSON YOUNG LADY WEDS 

Miss Doris Klawitter, of 4000 Quail Ave. North, Robbinsdale, MN., and Mr. Harold 
Nyberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nyberg, 2916 Bryant Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN., were 
united in marriage on Saturday, June 28th, 1941, at 4 o'clock at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 
22nd and Girard Ave. North, by Rev. E. J, Nachtsheim. 

The bride wore a flagship tan street dress with a corsage of tea roses and baby breath. 
Her only accessory was a gold locket, a gift of the groom. Miss Ada Klawitter, the bride's 
only attendant wore a flagship tan street dress with brown accessories, and a corsage of 
mixed flowers. Eugene Nyberg was his brother's best man. 

A reception for the immediate family and friends of the bride and groom, was held at 
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernhardt Born (Hertha Klawitter) at 5227 Bryant Ave. North, Minn- 
eapolis. After a honeymoon in northern Minnesota and North Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Nyberg 
are at home at 2911 Dupont Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN. 

********** July 24, 1941 

FAIRMOUNT . . . . A quiet wedding took place at the parish house in Breckenridge, Wednesday 
morning, July 9th, when Miss Edna Hingst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hingst, of Battle Lake, 
MN., was united in marriage to Floran Rehm, of Breckenridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene 
Rehm, of Sonora. ^^t******** July 24, 1941 

EVELYN TEHLE BETHROTHED LIDGERWOOD YOUNG MAN 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Tehle announce the bethrothal of their daughter, Evelyn Beat- 
rice, to Alfred J. Sapa, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sapa, of Lidgerwood, ND., the wedding 
to be on August 7th. 

For the past two years the bride-to-be has been teaching near Lidgerwood. Her fiance 
is affliated with the California Tire Co., of San Francisco, CA. 

********** July 31, 1941 

SONORA. . . .A large number of ladies attended the bridal shower Sunday afternoon at the 
parish hall in honor of Catherine Schmidt and Tom Bertleson. They received many beautiful 
gifts. A delicious lunch was served. 

********** July 31, 1941 

ATTEND WEDDING 

Mrs. E. J. Beithon and family left Thursday for Bismarck, where they will attend the 

wedding of Miss Laverne Middlemas, which will take place Sunday. Miss Patricia Beithon 

will be one of the bridesmaids. j.j.j.j.j.j.j.j.a.j. tioi in/i 

********** July 31, 1941 

HAMMER .... The marriage of Miss Lorraine Feigum to Levi Brekken took place at the 

Madison, MN., Lutheran parsonage last Saturday, July 19th at 7:15. Miss Evelyn Raaf, 

cousin of the bride, was the bridesmaid and Walter Zonno, of Marietta, MN., was the best 

man. The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Feigum, of this place, and 

the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brekken, of Dennison, MN. The newlyweds will make 

their home at Dennison. The many friends of the bride, who was born and raised in Roberts 

County, extend their best wishes for a happy future with the man of her choice. 

July 31, 1941 
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ENKERS - NELSON 

Miss Irene Enkers, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erick Enkers, of Rosholt, was united 
in marriage to Ralph Nelson, also of Rosholt, at the parsonage of the Norwegian Lutheran 
Church on July 27th. ********** August 7, 1941 

GRAWE - LOLL 

Miss Geraldine Grawe and Lloyd Loll were united in marriage at a simple ceremony per- 
formed by Rev. G. H. Moritz at the Evangelical Church Thursday evening. 

Miss Lorraine Bohn acted as bridesmaid and Mr. Loll was attended by Ralph Worner as best 
man, both close friends of the bridal couple. Following the ceremony a wedding supper was 
served to relatives and a few close friends at the home of the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and 
Mrs. Ed Loll, Sr. 

After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Loll will be at home in one of the apartments 

over the Loll garage in Great Bend. 

********** August 7, 1941 

TRITTEN - KATH 

Miss Esther Tritten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tritten, and Norman Kath, son of 

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kath, Jr., were married last Sunday, August 17th, by Rev. Cloeter. The 

couple are both well known in the Duerr vicinity. 

They will make their home at the present with the groom's parents. All of their friends 

wish them a most happy and successful wedded life. 

********** August 21, 1941 

FORMER TEACHER MARRIED 

Miss Margaret Strong, of Valley City, a former teacher here, was united in marriage 

to Mr. Ivan Swain, of Fargo, August 16th, at the bride's home in Valley City. 

********** August 21, 1941 

SONORA. . . .The miscellaneous shower at Sonora for Evelyn Eichhorn and Joseph Weiser 
on Sunday afternoon in the Sonora Hall was well attended. They received many beautiful 
gifts. A luncheon was served at 5 o'clock. 

********** August 21, 1941 

STEIN - NEHMER 
Earl P. Stein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stein, of Great Bend, and Miss Irene Nehmer, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nehmer, of Belford, were united in marriage at the Lutheran 
parsonage by Rev. J. P. Klausler, Saturday evening. George J. Fischer and Miss Verna 
Brummond were attendants. ********** August 28, 1941 

OLIG - BOMMERSBACH 
Miss Rosa Olig, of Fairmount, was united in marriage to Mr. Anton Bommersbach, of 
Hankinson, on Wednesday at Fairmount. 

********** August 28, 1941 

ZIETZ - JOHNSON 
Miss Helen Marie Zietz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Zietz, of 4445 Beard Ave. So., 
Minneapolis, was married to Dr. Adrian T. Johnson, son of Mrs. J. L. Johnson, 4104 Sheridan 

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Ave. So., Minneapolis, on Thursday evening, August 28th, at her home. Rev. Luther M. Rose- 
land, of Central Lutheran Church officiated. 

The bride wore a powder blue dress of cashmere jersey with burgandy accessories and 
wore a corsage of orchids. Her only attendant, Mrs. Maxwell C. Johnson, of St. Paul, wore 
rose with brown accessories and a corsage of rubrum lilies. Dr. Johnson was attended by 
his brother, Mr. Maxwell C. Johnson. 

A reception was held immediately following the ceremony. The bride attended schools 
in Hankinson and Florida and is a member of the Phi Alpha Kappa Sorority. Dr. Johnson att- 
ended St. Olaf's College and is a graduate of the Univ. cf Minn. College of Dentistry and 
is a member of the Delta Sigma Delta professional fraternity. He is practicing dentistry 
in Minneapolis, where the young couple will reside. 

********** September 4, 1941 

STECKEL - MAUER 

Lloyd Steckel and Annie Mauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lotsco Mauer, were united in 
marriage today at St. Philip's Church, Fr. Jos. F. Studnicka conducting the services at 
8:15 o'clock. 

Attendants were Frank Steckel, brother of the groom and Miss Maggie Mauer. The happy 
couple will make their home in Hankinson. Friends wish them a happy wedded life. 

********** September 4, 1941 

ATTEND SHOWER 

Mrs. Fred Pankow and daughters attended a shower Tuesday afternoon at the Parish Hall 
of the Summit Lutheran Church in honor of Miss Helen Mahler. 

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ATTENDS WEDDING Conrad Pankow, who is attending the Univ. of Minn., arrived home 

on Sunday to spend a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pankow, and also to attend 
the wedding of his cousin, Elroy Stein, to Miss Helen Mahler. 

********** September 4, 1941 

STEIN - MAHLER 

Amidst the settling of late summer flowers, a double ring ceremony was performed in 
St. John's Lutheran Church in Summit, Sunday afternoon, August 31st, at 2 o'clock when Miss 
Helen Mahler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mahler, of Fairmount, became the bride of Mr. 
Elroy Stein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stein, of Hankinson, with Rev. H. Schumacher offic- 
iating. 

At the playing of the bridal march, the maid of honor. Miss Esther Mahler and the best 
man, Milton Stein, entered the aisle and walked to the front of the church, they were follow- 
ed by Miss Linda Pankow and Arthur Mahler who in turn were followed by the bride and groom. 

Following their entrance the bridal party took its place before the altar where the 
ceremony was read. 

The bride wore a gown of ivory satin and lace fashioned princess style with a high 
neckline, short train and trimmed with seed pearls. Her veil was a finger-tip length and 
fastened to her hair by a coronet of orange blossoms. She also wore a gold cross and chain 
of her mother's. The bridal bouquet was made up of Johanna Hill roses and baby's breath. 

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Miss Esther Mahler, sister of the bride, wore a gown of light blue satin, fashioned 
with a short waist and puffed sleeves. Her bouquet was of asters and baby's breath and 
she wore a flower in her hair. A cousin of the groom. Miss Linda Pankow, was the bride's 
other attendant. She wore a gown of yellow taffeta with a short jacket which was trimmed 
in blue. Her flowers were of asters and baby's breath and she also wore a flower in her 
hair. Mrs. Mahler and Mrs. Stein were dressed in lovely afternoon dresses for the occasion 
and both wore corsages of gladioli and rose buds. 

The young couple are most favorably known throughout this community, and have the 
wishes of all for a happy and properous wedded life. . . . . FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... 

********** September 11, 1941 

MILBRAHDT - EWALD 

Miss Carol Marguerite Ewald and Wallace C. Milbrandt, of Milwaukee, were united in 
marriage there on Friday evening. Wallace is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Milbrandt, for- 
mer Hankinson residents. 

********** September 11, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the home of the bride's parents occurred 

the marriage of Miss Ella Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Krause, and George Stageberg, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Stageberg. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Melchert at the 
Krause home southeast of Effington. 

********** September 11, 1941 

DEVAN - HERDSMAN 
Mr. Warren DeVan, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. DeVan, was united in marriage to Miss 
Lola Herdsman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Herdsman, of Almora, MN., Wednesday, Sept. 
17th, at the parsonage in Henning, MN. 

********** September 18, 1941 

COPPIN - BRESNAHAN 
Miss Doris Coppin, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Coppin, and Mr. Harry Bresnahan, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. William Bresnahan, of Greendale, were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 13th, 
at St. Mary's Church by Father Petermeier at Breckenridge, MN. Eileen Bresnahan, sister 
of the groom, and Lyle Gowin, cousin of the groom were the attendants. 

********** September 18, 1941 

EICHHORN - WEISER 
Miss Evelyn Eichhorn, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eichhom, was united in 
marriage to Joseph F. Weiser, son of Edward Weiser, at St. Anthony's Church at Fairmount, 
Tuesday week, Fr. Bierens conducting the service. 

The bride, attired in a white satin princess style dress, carrying roses and snap 
dragons, was attended by her sister, Elinor, and Leona German. Victor Weiser and Luverne 
Eichhorn attended the groom. 

Following the service, a reception was held, and a 5 o'clock supper served to 125 
guests, and in the evening a dance was held in Hankinson. 

Best wishes for a long and happy wedded life are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Weiser by a 

host of friends in Hankinson and their home community of Sonora. 

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LUGERT - FORMANECK 
Mary Lugert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lugert, Jr., of Mantador, and Harold Forman- 
eck, of Wahpeton, were united in marriage at St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador, on 
Thursday. Father Lugert, of Felz , ND., and Lawrence Lugert, of Seattle, WA. , were in attend- 
ance. 

Mr. and Mrs. Formaneck are on a honeymoon trip to Minnesota after which they will be at 
home to their friends at the Gilgenbach farm. 

********** September 18, 1941 

COPPIN - BALLANGRUD 

Announcements of the wedding of Elmer Coppin, son of George Coppin, and a native son 
of this community, were received in Hankinson this week. The bride, Ellen Margaret Ballan- 
grud, is a daughter of retired Minnesotans who live in Portland, OR., and has held a secre- 
tarial position in that city. 

The wedding ceremony was a simple one and was solemnized in the Lutheran Church on 
Sept. 13th, with only close friends and relatives present. 

After spending a week at the beach they will be at home in their new home in Portland, 
where Elmer holds a responsible position with the government. 

********** September 25, 19A1 

WEINKAUF - SANDEN 

A pretty wedding took place last Sunday afternoon at St. Paul's Evangelical Church, of 
Hammer, in which Mr. Clifford Sanden and Miss Lorinda Welnkauf were united in marriage. 

The young people were attended by Melvin Sanden and Estella Weinkauf , Delores Sanden 
and Oswald Weinkauf and Norbert Weinkauf, with little Ardeen Kutter serving as flower girl. 

The single ring ceremony was read by Rev. Eyrich, according to the ritual of the Evan- 
gelical and Reformed Church. The popularity of Mr. and Mrs. Sanden was revealed by the 
large number of relatives and friends who filled the church during the wedding service. 

A reception was given for relatives and friends at the home of the parents of the bride, 
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Weinkauf, after the ceremony. The young people will be at home in New 
Effington, SD., where Mr. Sanden is employed. The good wishes of many go with them as they 
enter upon matrimonial life. ********** September 25, 1941 

HAMMER. . . .A number of relatives and friends gathered at the Tver Hammer home last Thurs- 
day evening to "shower" their daughter, Bernice, who was recently married to Arnold Pederson. 
Mrs. Pederson was the recipient of many valuable gifts, besides a substantial sum of money. 

********** September 25, 1941 

HAMMER.... A bridal shower was held in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Gleason at the hall 
at Claire City on Friday evening. 

********** October 2, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar A. Oliver and Josephine Tyler attended the church wedding of Miss 
Victoria Selvig and Rev. Hartman, of Amenia, ND. Miss Selvig is well known in Hankinson. 

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The wedding took place at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fargo with the groom's father 
officiating. ********** October 2, 19A1 

KLAWITTER - NELSON 
News has come to us of the marriage of Miss Laura Klawitter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Chas. Klawitter, of Hankinson to Lyle Nelson. The ceremony was performed here on Sunday, 
September 28th. 

The couple has taken up residence at Woonsocket, SD., where Lyle is employed testing 
meters for the Central Electric and Telephone Co. 

********** October 9, 1941 

THIELE - BUDGE 
Walt Thiele, of Great Bend, and Miss Jean Budge, daughter of Mrs. F. J. Budge, of Hank- 
inson, were united in marriage recently and have departed for Minnesota on a wedding trip. 
We were unable to learn the details of the wedding. 

********** October 16, 1941 

SHOWER GIVEN 
STILES NEWS.... A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Rosie Biewer and Cyril 
Heley at the home of Wm. Heley on Sunday afternoon. Hostesses were Mrs. James Heley and 
Mrs. Anton Heley. Lunch was served. The couple received many useful gifts. 

********** October 16, 1941 

WEDDING BELLS RING MERRILY 
Marie Meier Married in Hebron 
Miss Marie Meier, of Hebron, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Meier, former pastor of 
the Hankinson Evangelical Church, now pastor at Nisland, SD., became the bride of Walter 
Hartman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hartmann, of Hebron, at a ceremony performed by the 
bride's father on Tuesday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hartmann left for a trip to the Black Hills, and after October 22nd 
they will return to the home of the groom's parents. 

Mrs. Hartmann is a graduate of the Vogt'sches Konservatorium fur Musik in Hamburg, 
Germany, and of the MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis, MN. Before coming to Hebron 
she was employed as organist in Fairmount, MN. For the last year she has been organist at 
the St. John's Evangelical Church and has given private piano lessons. 

********** October 23, 1941 

THEEDE - HANSON 
Miss Leona Theede, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Theede, and Mr. Howard Hanson, of 
Mooreton, were united in marriage on Monday at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson with Rev. 
Jos. F. Studnicka conducting the ceremony. 

********** October 23, 1941 

THEEDE - CAMPBELL 
Francis Theede, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Theede, was united in marriage to Miss Mary 
Campbell, Monday at St. Anthony's Church in Fairmount, Rev. Bierens conducting the ceremony. 

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The couple will reside on a farm west of Fairmount, where they have the wishes of a 

host of friends for a happy wedded life. 

********** October 23, 1941 

BLADOW - HILL 

A very pretty wedding took place at Emmanuel Evangelical Church in this city on Thurs- 
day evening, October 23rd. Before a candle-lit altar, Arnold A. Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Fred Bladow, of this city, and Mildred R. Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, William Hill, of 
White Rock, SD., were united in holy wedlock. The young people were attended by Gorman 
Bladow, brother of the groom, and Mrs. Ethel Rosenkranz, sister of the bride. The Evangel- 
ical ritual was read by candle light by Rev. Eyrich, to the strains of nuptial music from 
the organ. A number of relatives and friends of the bride and groom were present at the 
ceremony. 

Mr. Bladow is here on furlough from the army and will return shortly to his station 

at Camp Claiborne, LA. The bride is well known and popular in her community and also known 

to many here. The good wishes of many friends are extended to the young couple as they set 

out on life's journey together. 

********** October 23, 1941 

PETERSON - ROSENKRANZ 
Fred Rosenkranz, of Fairmount, and Nina Peterson, daughter of Mrs. Arthur Peterson, 
were married at the Congregational parsonage at 2 o'clock on Tuesday. A reception was held 
following the ceremony, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Caulkins, with forty guests attending. 
Attending the couple were Rodney Rosenkranz and Bethel Caulkins. 
For the present the couple will reside on the Rosenkranz farm, near Fairmount. 

********** October 23, 1941 

BLADOW - LOLL 

Mr. Elmer Loll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Loll, Sr., and Lavem Bladow, daughter of Mr. 

and Mrs. R. C. Bladow, were quietly married on Thursday. The couple left early Friday 

morning for Milwaukee, WI., for their honeymoon. They will make their home at the Fred 

Ziegelman home in Great Bend. 

* ********* October 23, 1941 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower was given Saturday evening in Hankinson in honor of Miss Virginia Ber- 
nard and Alfred Arnold, who will be united in marriage on Sunday at the Lutheran Church at 
3 o'clock. The young couple received many useful and beautiful gifts. 

********** October 30, 1941 

ATTEND SHOWER 

BELFORD Mr. and Mrs. Herman Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Falk and Mr. and Mrs. 

Alvin Schubert and Elroy attended the shower given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Quamme 
(nee Emma Stoltenow) at Great Bend on Monday evening. 

********** November 6, 1941 

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WEDDING BELLS 
Cupid's Darts Strike Home for Several People 
BERNARD - ARNOLD 
Miss Virginia Bernard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bernard, and Alfred Arnold, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Arnold, were united in holy bonds of holy matrimony at a very pretty 
wedding at the Hankinson Lutheran Church on Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. Rev. H. Schumac- 
her, of the Tyler Lutheran Church, conducting the services. 

Attending the bride were Lucille Arnold, sister of the groom and lone Wawers, a cousin 
of the bride. Bestmen were Elmer Bernard, brother of the bride, and Alfred Noding, cousin 
of the groom. The flower girl was little Wilma Korth, Miss Dorothy Womer sang a solo, 
accompanied by Mrs. Ray Green on the organ. 

The bride was charming in a white satin dress with a trailing veil, and the brides- 
maid, Lucille, was attired in an aqua green gown, and Miss lone wore a light rose dress, 
with accessories to match. The groom wore a blue suit. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Bernard home in Fairmount, attended 
by immediate relatives, the centerpiece being a beautiful wedding cake baked by the bride's 
mother. 

The couple leaves Friday morning for a wedding trip in Southern Minnesota and Minnea- 
polis, after which they will be at home on the W. R. Miller farm northeast of Hankinson. 

********** November 6, 1941 

KRUMP - BALDNER 
Miss Mary Krump, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Krump, of Mantador, and Mr. Wilmar 
Baldner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Baldner, of Mooreton were united in marriage at a 9 o' 
clock service on Tuesday, November 4th, in St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador with 
Father Schneider officiating. 

Miss Alvina Krump, sister of the bride, and Mr. Joe Krump were the attendants for the 
couple. ********** November 6, 1941 

WEDDING SHOWER 
A shower was given at Trinity Lutheran Church basement for Darrel Quamme and Emma 
Stoltnow on Monday evening. They received many beautiful gifts. The wedding took place 
on Wednesday afternoon, November 5th at 3 o'clock at the Lutheran Church. 

********** November 6, 1941 

A miscellaneous shower was given for Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Loll on Monday evening at the 
R. C. Bladow home. 

********** November 6, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Bohn, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ziegelman and Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman 
Milton and Raymond, motored to Garfield, MN., Sunday to attend a shower for Mr. and Mrs. 
Harry Ziegelman, who were recently married. 

********** November 6, 1941 

KRUMP - MANIKOWSKI 
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Mary Krump, R. N., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Krump, was united in marriage 
to Clarence Manikowski, of Breckenridge, at a ceremony performed in the Catholic Church 
there yesterday. Both parties are employed in Breckenridge. 

********** November 13, 1941 

STOLTENOW - QUAMME 

GREAT BEND.... On Wednesday, November 5th, at the Lutheran Church occurred the marriage 
of Miss Emma Stoltenow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Stoltenow, of near Wahpeton, to Mr. 
Barrel Quamme, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Quamme, of Dwight. Rev. J. Rengstorf, pastor 
of the Trinity Lutheran Church officiated. 

The bride's dress was a lovely white satin, floor length, with a long train and a 
white net fingertip veil. She carried a bride's bouquet of red roses. Attending the 
bride were her sister. Ruby, who was maid of honor, and Thelma Quamme, cousin of the groom 
who was bridesmaid. They wore dresses of blue and pink taffeta. The groom wore blue and 
was attended by friends, Monroe Sedler, and Harvey Quamme. 

After the ceremony a 6 o'clock dinner was served to a few relatives and close friends 
of the bridal couple. They will make their home on a farm near Mooreton. 

********** November 13, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON At high noon, Sunday, November 2nd, at the Nidaros Lutheran Church, 

Miss Doris Heidner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Heidner, became the bride of Mr. Clifford 
Pederson. ********** November 13, 1941 

TIX - KRONE 

Sterling Krone, of Chicago, and Rita Marian Tix, R. N, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe 
Tix, were united in marriage at the bride's home today at 2 o' clock. Rev. W. M. Osborn, 
pastor of the Congregational Church, conducting the ceremony. Attendants were Jos. Tix, Jr. 
and Dorothy Tix. 

The happy couple left for Chicago this afternoon where they will make their home. 

********** November 20, 1941 

WEDDING BELLS 
Word has been received by Mr. Otto Voeltz that his daughter, Dorothy, of Los Angeles, 
CA. , will be married on Friday, December 12th, to Mr. Albert Redlinger at the Evangelical 
Lutheran Church in Los Angeles. A reception will be held at the Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Clausen 
home. The couple will spend several days in Hankinson following the wedding. 

********** December 4, 1941 

ARENDALL - WILM 
At a ceremony at St. Edmunds Church, of Oak Park, IL., Melvin Wilm, son of Mrs. Eliz- 
abeth Wilm, of Hankinson, and Katherine Arendall, of Oak Park, were united in marriage on 
Saturday, November 22nd. 

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. George Ellis. Following the ceremony a recept- 
ion was held at the home of the bride's parents. 

The newlyweds will make their home in Oak Park, where the groom is employed in a garage. 

********** December 4, 1941 

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EVELYN RACKOW MARRIED IN MONTANA 
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Rackow announced the marriage of their daughter. Miss Evelyn, to 
Mr. Howard H. School, of Round-up, MT. The couple were united in marriage at a 6 o'clock 
ceremony Thursday (today). They will make their home in Round-up, where Mr. School is emp- 
loyed in a bank. ********** December 11, 1941 

WEDDING DECEMBER 21st 
Miss Evelyn Godejohn, of Lewiston, ID., will be married to Dr. Merle Christensen, of 
Lewiston, on December 21st. Miss Godejohn is the youngest daughter of Mrs. Anna Godejohn 
and was a former resident of Great Bend. 

********** December 18, 1941 

KINN - KOHL 
Robert Kinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kinn, and Miss Lucille Kohl, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Charles Kohl, of Claire City, SD., were united in marriage at Dakota City, NE., Dec. 
11th. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Topf, of Charter Oak, lA. , were the couples attendants. 

The newlyweds will reside on the Mike Kinn farm, and they have the sincere wishes of 
our people for a happy wedded life. 

********** December 18, 1941 

RICHARDSON - BLADOW 
Roy Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bladow, was united in marriage to Miss Mildred 
Richardson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Richardson, of Rosholt, SD., at Breckenridge, 
MN. , Dec. 12th, by Rev. John Rengstorf, of Great Bend. 

Attendant to the bride was her cousin. Miss Melba Leverson, of Rosholt. The groom's 
attendant was George Motis, of Hankinson. The bride is a graduate of the Rosholt High 

School, class of 1940. ********** ,„,„,, 

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WEDDING BELLS 
Bostrow - WASSOM 
Mr. E, W. Bostow, of Max, ND, , music teacher at the local school, was united in marr- 
iage to Miss Evelyn Uassom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Wassom, of Towner, ND., on 
Christmas Day in the Methodist Church in Voltaire, ND. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bostow will make their home in the upstairs apartment in the C. H. Sief- 
ken home. ********** January 1, 1942 

Word has been received here that Miss Shirley Wheeler, who is employed in California, 
was recently married. ********** January 1, 1942 

HAGEN TAKES A BRIDE 
Word has been received that Mickey Hagen, a former resident of Hankinson, was married 
November 18th, in Butte, MT. Mickey is working in the copper mines in our neighboring state. 

********** January 8, 1942 

WORNER - BELLIN 
Maurice Worner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Worner, of Great Bend, and Miss Esther Bell- 
in, were united in marriage by Rev. Moritz, of the Methodist Church in Great Bend, Dec. 28th. 
Miss Alice Worner and Earl Dosch attended the couple. 
The newlyweds will make their home in Great Bend. 

********** January 8, 1942 

PUETZ - HABERMAN 
A very pretty wedding was held in the St. Peter and Paul's Church on Monday at 9:30 
o'clock, when Miss Regina Puetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Leo Puetz, of Mantador and Mr. 
Lawrence Haberman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Haberman, of Mooreton, were bound together in 
holy matrimony. It was a High Mass said by Rev. Father Schneider, of the Mantador parish. 

The bride wore a beautiful white satin floor length dress with a finger tip veil. 
She carried a bouquet of white carnations. She was attended by her sister, Miss Delores 
Puetz. She was attired in a beautiful blue satin floor length dress, and carried a bouquet 
of white and red carnations. 

The groom and groom's attendant, Mr. James Haberman, brother of the groom, wore brown 
gray suits. After the ceremony a dinner was held in the bride's home. All the sisters 
and brothers of the bride and groom were invited. A dance was held in the evening in the 
Barney Hall with the Tempo Kings playing. 

The couple will make their home on a farm north of Barney. 

********** January 15, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON A very pretty wedding took place at the Sindom German Lutheran Church 

south of Victor on New Year's Day when Miss Elvina Ellington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alb- 
ert Ellington, of Victor, became the bride of Gerhart Petrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John 
Petrick, of Rosholt. ********** January 15, 1942 

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HOEFS - CUNNINGHAM 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoefs received word that their son, August Hoefs, was united in 
marriage to Miss Alice Cunningham, of Milwaukee, WI., on Christmas Eve, at 5:30 In the 
Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. August Hoefs Intend to make their home In Milwaukee, WI., 
where Mr. Hoefs Is employed. 

********** January 22, 1942 

FETTES - TRIBA 
Miss Stella Fettes and Adolph Trlba, of Wahpeton, were united In marriage on Monday at 
St. Peter and Paul's Church In Mantador. Mrs. Trlba Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John 
Fettes, of Mantador. 

The bride was attired in a white satin gown with finger tip veil and carried a bouquet 
of roses and carnations. Attending the bride was Agnes Scherlng, of Mantador. The Sisters 
of the Wahpeton Hospital presented the couple with a four tier cake. 

The couple will make their home In Wahpeton, where he is employed. 

********** January 29, 1942 

FETTES - LEE 
Miss Bertha Angela Lee, of Minot, was united in marriage to Gerhard W. Fettes, of Man- 
tador, at a ceremony performed Monday morning, January 19th, at St. Leo's Catholic Church 
In Minot. The nuptial vows were spoken before the Rev. J. J. Hogan at 8 o'clock. The 
single ring ceremony was used. The couple will reside In Fargo. 

********** January 29, 1942 

BAUER - LEWIS 
Announcement has been made of the recent marriage of Clara R. Bauer to Virgle C. Lewis. 
The ceremony took place in St. Gertrude's Church of Los Angeles with Father Casey officiat- 
ing. Mrs. Lewis had been employed in the California Bank of Los Angeles, for the past year. 
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis will make their home in Bell, CA. , where Mr. Lewis is In business. 

********** February 5, 1942 

PRIBBERNOW - JOHNSON 
Albert Prlbbernow, Jr., and Delorls Johnson were united in marriage at Breckenrldge on 
Thursday, Rev. Glsvold, of the Lutheran Church, officiating. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. 
Carl Freeberg. 

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson, of Buffalo, ND., and the groom 
Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Prlbbernow, of Hankinson. 

Following a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Prlbbernow will be at home in Wahpeton, 
where Mr. Prlbbernow has a position with the Otter Tail Power Company. 

********** February 5, 1942 

WALKER - RENELT 
Virginia Walker and Joseph Renelt were united in marriage on Thursday morning at 10 o' 
clock. The ceremony was read by Rev. Father Englehart at the Rosholt Catholic Church. Mrs. 
Renelt is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Walker, of Slsseton, SD. Mr. Renelt Is the 

son of Mrs. Frank Renelt, of Rosholt. 

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The bride was attended by Doris Krump and Lorraine Euen, friends of the bride. The 
groom was attended by Francis Renelt, his brother, and Joseph Krump, a friend. 

Mrs. Renelt is a graduate of the New Effington High School and has been employed at 
the H. R. Swanson home in Fairmount. Mr. Renelt has been working on his mother's farm, 
where they will reside. ********** February 5, 1942 

MANTADOR Miss Rilla Hausken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hausken, and Norbert 

Mauch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mauch, of Mantador, were united in marriage at the St. 
Peter and Paul's Parish on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Father Schneider off- 
iciating. Miss Evelyn March and Owen Hausken were the only attendants. 

Mrs. Mauch was a 1941 graduate of the Hankinson High School. The couple will make 
their home on a farm near Mantador. 

********** February 5, 1942 

WORNER - ROEHL 
Mrs. Elsie Womer, of Minneapolis, announced the marriage of her daughter, Gwendolyn 
Myrtle, to Mr. Edward T. Roehl, of Minneapolis, on Februairy 17th. The wedding was solemn- 
ized in Minneapolis. The bride's only attendant was her sister, Lorraine, of Minneapolis, 
and Mr. Charles Liedman, of St. Paul, attended the groom. 

Mrs. Roehl is a 1939 graduate of the Hankinson Public Schools and has been employed in 
a printing concern in Minneapolis since her graduation. 

Mr. and Mrs. Roehl are making their home in St. Paul, where he is employed. 

********** February 26, 1942 

WENDT - KUCHYNKA 
Herman Wendt announces the marriage of his son, Norman, to Miss Helen Kuchynka, of Lid- 
gerwood, ND. The couple were united in marriage at Breckenridge, MN., by Judge Parker on 
Sunday, March 1st. Attendants were the bride's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. 
Gordon Dibbert. ********** March 5, 1942 

TYLER MAN MARRIED 
Miss Margaret Bollwerk, of Aneta, and Gerald Boelke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boelke, 
of Tyler, were united in matrimony at 7:30 Monday morning at the St. Mary's Church in Breck- 
enridge with Rev. Father Petermeier officiating. Attending them were Mr. and Mrs. Cyril 
Boelke, of Tyler. 

The young couple will make their home at the Robert Boelke farm near Great Bend. 

********** March 5, 1042 

WEDDING SHOWER 
The ladies of Claire City honored Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kinn at a wedding shower at the 
Mr. and Mrs. Claus Kohl home. Many lovely gifts were received and a tasty lunch was served. 

********** March 5, 1942 

MAUER - KEMPFER 
Mrs. Margaret Mauer, of Hankinson, announces the marriage of her daughter, Helen, to 
James Kempfer, of Foxhome, MN. The wedding was solemnized in Breckenridge on Feb. 27th. 
The bride's only attendant was her sister, Doris, and Gene Peterson, of Breckenridge, 

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attended the groom. 

Mrs. Kempfer is a 1938 graduate of the Hankinson Public Schools and has been employed 
in Foxhome the past two years. Mr. and Mrs. Kempfer will make their home in Foxhome. 

********** March 5 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON.. . .Miss Hattie Bisek, youngest daughter of Mr. Peter J. Bisek, became the 
bride of Sergeant Ervin Eskritt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Eskritt, of Amherst, WI., and who 
is now stationed at Fort Sill, OK. 

********** March 19, 1942 

MILDRED ALBERS MARRIED 
Word received from Mildred Albers, by her parents here, is to the effect that she was 
married last week. Miss Albers had been teaching at Williston, ND. 

********** March 26, 1942 

Miss Marcia Lyman, third grade teacher of the Hankinson Public Schools, was united in 
marriage to Harold Solem, of Volin. SD., Dec. 31st at Coleridge, NE. Mrs. Solem intends to 
join her husband as soon as the school year is completed, 

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Dr. Francis DeCesare, known in this city, was married to Joyce Nelson in Fargo last week. 

********** April 9, 1942 

MOORE - BRASSFIELD 
Miss Hazel Moore, R. N. formerly of Hankinson, now residing in Ann Arbor, MI., was 
married to James L. Brassfield, of Winchester, KY. The wedding ceremony was performed at 
4:30 Saturday, March 28th, by the Rev. J. C. Payne in the romantic little town of Bowling 
Green, OH., named for the original Bowling Green in Ireland, famous for eloping couples. 
Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene L. Brassfield, twin brother and sister-in-law of 
the bridegroom. Mrs. Brassfield is a graduate of the Hankinson High School, class of 1935, 
and of St. Andrew's School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN. Mr. Brassfield is a graduate of 
Berea College, Berea, KY. 

Following a short honeymoon, the couple will reside at 104 East Shore Dr. , Whitmore 
Lake, MI. ********** April 9, 1942 

CAST - HANSON 
Reinhard Cast and Mable Hanson were united in marriage on Friday afternoon at Mose, ND. 
Their attendants were Frances Ziegelman, niece of the groom, and Richard Hanson, brother of 
the bride. Mr. Cast will leave for the army on Monday, April 20th. 

********** April 16, 1942 

MANTADOR WEDDING DANCE A dance was held in the Mantador Hall on Monday evening 

in honor of LaVeme Gut^mer and Doris Wacha, who were married this week in Moorhead. 

********** April 16, 1942 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bom announce the coming marriage of their son, Joseph, to Miss 
Elizabeth Boll, daughter of Mrs. Mrs. Tony Meyer, of Fairmount. The wedding is set for 
May 5th. April 16. 1942 

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HANSON - CAST 
A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Erick Hanson home near Mose, ND., at A o'clock 

on Friday April 17th, when Mabel Hanson became the bride of Reinhard Cast, of Great Bend, 

with Rev. Overgaard, of McHenry, officiating. 

A miscellaneous shower was given at the Adolph Ziegelman home on Sunday afternoon, in 
honor of Mr, and Mrs. Reinhard Cast, who were married at the bride's home at Mose, ND., on 
Friday afternoon. All brothers and sisters of Mr. Cast were present except Allen, who is 
stationed at Camp Wallace, Texas. Mr. Cast was inducted into the Armny and left for Fort 
Snelling. 

Rev. and Mrs. Overgaard and Elizabeth Ann, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Dahlquist and Mabel, of 
Valley City, ND., Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Hanson and lone, of McHenry, ND., and Mrs. Sethanson, 
of Binford, ND., were among the guests. 

********** April 23, 19A2 

DERING - KRAUSE 

Clifford Krause, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Krause and Miss Gertrude Dering, daugh- 
ter of Mr. Samuel Dering, were united in marriage at the Henry F. Krause home on Friday 
afternoon. Rev. Cordts officiated. Edna Krause, sister of the groom and Elroy Muehler 
were the attendants. ********** April 23, 1942 

BAUMANN - BAYLER 

A very lovely wedding was solemnized at 2:30 o'clock on Saturday, April 11th, at the 
Rhode Island Ave. Methodist Church, Washington, DC, when Miss Elsie M. Baumann was united 
in marriage to Mr. E. Lyle Bayley. 

The bride was attired in a powder blue suit dress with royal blue accessories and wore 
a corsage of white gardenias. The maid of honor, Miss Rosella I. Mandt, of Colfax, ND., 
wore a peach rose dress with navy blue accessories and a corsage of pale pink and peach 
sweet peas. The groom and best man were in uniform, being first class Radiomen in the 
D. S. Navy. 

The bride attended the Hankinson Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1931. 
She has been employed with the D. S. Government in Washington, DC, for the past seven 
years. The groom. is a former resident of Tower City, ND., and is presently stationed at 
Bellevue, DC The bride, groom and maid of honor were classmates at North Dakota State 
School of Science. 

The happy couple will make their home at 208 9th St, SE., Washington, DC, for the 
present. ********** April 23, 1942 

TEACHER ENGAGED 

Announcement of the engagement of Miss Ruth Juvet to Dr. Fred G. Heimlich was made to 
twenty guests at a party in the George Schuett home in Hankinson last Saturday evening. 

When all of the guests had arrived, Patty Beithon and Frank Steckel, pupils of Miss 
Juvet, rushed into the house shouting, "EXTRA". Each guest then purchased a copy of the 
school paper with a shiny penny, which they had received upon their arrival at the party. 
Headlines of the extra announced the engagement. Following the reading of the paper, Mrs. 

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Schuett sang three vocal solos. Later in the evening she served a buffet supper. 

Miss Juvet is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Juvet, of Mayville. For the past 
three years she has been English instructor in the Hankinson school. Dr. Heimlich practices 
oral surgery in Indianapolis. 

The wedding will take place in June. 

********** April 23, 1942 

WEDDING DANCE 

MANTADOR. . . .A wedding dance was held in the Mantador Hall on Tuesday evening in honor 
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hrdlicka, who were married in the Lidgerwood Catholic Church at 8 o' 
clock. Attendants were: Margy Novak, Regina Jelinek, Leonard Jelinek and William Novak. 
A happy wedded life was wished them by all. 

********** April 30, 1942 

NOVAK - HRDLICKA 

At a very pretty double ring ceremony, Miss Bessie Novak, of Lidgerood, became the 
bride of Frank Hrdlicka, son of Mrs. Frances Hrdlicka, of Lidgerwood, at St. John's Church 
at 8 o'clock on Tuesday morning, with Father John Kueczyk officiating. 

The bride was attired in a floor length white satin dress with a long train. The veil 
was of silk and trimmed with a border of lace. She wore three strands of pearls and carried 
a bridal bouquet of roses. 

Miss Margie Novak, sister of the bride, and Miss Regina Jelinek, cousin of the groom, 
were the bridesmaids and both wore light blue ankle length dresses. The bridegroom was 
attended by William Novak, brother of the bride, and Leonard Jelinek, cousin of the groom, 
who wore dark suits. 

A reception was given at the William Novak home for relatives and friends. The dining 
room was decorated in white and blue streamers and a large wedding cake was the centerpiece 
for the bridal table, which was baked by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Joe Koral. In the evening 
a wedding dance was given in the Mantador Hall with a large crowd attending. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hrdlicka have the best wishes for a long and happy wedded life. 

********** April 30, 1942 

KLOSS - ERNST 
Miss Dorothy Ernst, granddaughter of Mrs. Amelia Ernst, was united in marriage to 
Henry Kloss, of St. Paul, on April 27th. 

Miss Ethel Griepentrog and the groom's brother, Harold Kloss, attended the couple. 
Mrs. Kloss was a 1939 graduate of Hankinson High School and has been employed in Minneap- 
olis for the past two years. 

********** May 7, 1942 

BOLL - BORN 

Father Bierens officiated at the wedding ceremony of Miss Elizabeth Boll, daughter of 
Mrs. Tony Meyer, of Fairmount, and Joseph Born, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bom, at the 
Fairmount parish on Tuesday, May 5th. 

Misses Lorraine Backer and Doris Krump and Messrs. Eldred Wolfe and Arley Boll acted 

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as attendants to the couple. The happy couple is spending this week in Minneapolis. 

********** May 7 19A2 

KAHLER - LANDE 
Miss Cecilia Kahler, a graduate of Holy Names College, of Spokane, WA. , and Minot 
State Teachers College and Leon Lande, graduate of Western Washington College of Education 
at Bellingham, WA. , and Minot State Teachers College, were united in marriage at the St. 
Philip's Rectory on Sunday evening by Father James Ballemans. Virginia and Jerome Sahli 
were the attendants. ********** May 7, 1942 

HINSCHBERGER - GRAWE 
Announcement is made by Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hinschberger, of Lisbon, ND., of the engage- 
ment of their daughter, Jean, to Fred Grawe, son of F. W. Grawe, of this city. The wedding 
will take place June 10th. 

Miss Hinschberger is a graduate of Valley City State Teachers College. Mr. Grawe has 
been Science Instructor and Athlete Coach for four years at Page, ND. He is a graduate of 
Jamestown College. ********** Hay 7, 1942 

FOGARTY - HOLTHUSEN 
Michael Fogarty, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Fogarty, of Fairmount, and Miss Leona Holt- 
thusen, daughter of Mrs. John Holthusen, of Wahpeton, were united in marriage last week at 
Chattanooga, TN. They will make their home at Huntsville, AL. , where the groom is employed 
as chemist. ********** May 21, 1942 

GUTZMER - THOMPSON 
Emil Gutzmer and Miss Gertrude Thompson were married at Breckenridge, MN. , on Thursday 
afternoon. A wedding reception was held in the Thompson home in the evening at Wjmdmere. 
A long and happy wedded life is wished them by all. 

********** May 28, 1942 

MARRIAGE LICENSES 
Three marriage licenses were issued in Richland County last week to Edwin Littke, 
Wahpeton, and Grace M. Thiel, Wahpeton: August J. Rettig and Pearl R. Baker, of Hankinson; 
Fred C. Martison and Olga Hanson, both of Fairmount. 

********** May 28, 1942 

BAKER - RETTIG 
Miss Pearl Baker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orrie Baker, and August Rettig, son of Mrs. 
Margaret Rettig, were united in marriage at the St. Philip's Catholic Church on Tuesday 
with Father Bierens officiating. 

Miss Delores Sand, of Rosholt, and Myrtle Swanson were bridesmaids and Ray Baker, bro- 
ther of the bride, and Ray Rettig acted as bestmen. 

Afer the wedding a reception was given at the bride's home. The couple will make their 
home in Fairmount. ********** June 4, 1942 

JUVET - HEIMLICH 
Miss Ruth L. Juvet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Juvet, of Mayville, will become 
the bride of Dr. Fred G. Heimlich, of Indianapolis, IN., son of Mrs. Geo. Heimlich, of 

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San Antonio, TX., Thursday, June 4th. The ceremony will be performed by Rev. A. A. Nelson, 
at 4 o'clock in the Mayville Lutheran Church. Mrs. George Morey will play a program of 
nuptial music. Miss Juvet will be given in marriage by her father. 

Mrs. Willard Bakke, of Hope, ND., a classmate of the bride through grade school and 
college, will sing "I Love But Thee" and "Calm As The Night." 

********** June 4, 1942 

SHOWER GIVEN 
GREAT BEND.... A miscellaneous shower was given Sunday afternoon at the Robert Bohn 
home in honor of their daughter, LaVem Bohn, and Allen Schulz. They received many beauti- 
ful gifts. The wedding will be in the near future. 

********** June 4, 1942 

RINDT - CHATFIELD 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rindt have returned from West Point, NY., where they attended the 
graduation of Keith Grayson Chatfield from the United States Military Academy, on May 29th. 
On the same day their daughter. Miss Betty Rindt, was married to Lieutenant Chatfield 
at the Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity, Rev. Father Murdock, West Point Chaplain, officiat- 
ing. 

Lieutenant and Mrs. Chatfield are taking a trip through the East. They have visited 
Bear Mountain Park, Greenwood Lake, Philadelphia, where Major Chatfield, Keith's brother, 
is stationed at Frankfort arsenal, and are now on their way to Fort Benning, GA., where 
Lieutenant Chatfield will be stationed for 60 days. 

Mr. and Mrs. Rindt visited places of interest in the East and visited with relatives 
in Michigan and Wisconsin while away. 

********** June 11, 1942 

SMITH - WIRTZ 

On Tuesday, June 16th, a beautiful wedding took place at the St. Philip's Church which 
united Clara E. Wirtz and Edward George Smith in marriage. A single ring ceremony was per- 
formed. A 9 o'clock nuptial High Mass was conducted by Father James Ballemans. Sisters of 
St. Francis rendered the choir hymns and Raymond Lenzen was special soloist. 

The bride wore a princess styled floor length white satin gown with a lace yoke trimmed 
in seed pearls, a finger-tip veil and pearl forget-me-not wreath coupleted her costume. 
She carried a bouquet of white snap-dragons and sweetheart roses. The groom was attired in 
a deep blue suit and wore a sweetheart rose boutonniere. 

Misses Dorothy and Ida Wirtz, sisters of the bride, and Joseph Wirtz, a cousin, were 
the attendants. Dorothy Wirtz, maid of honor, wore a peach colored marquisette floor length 
dress trimmed in Spanish lace and blue velvet. She wore a peach veil. Her bouquet consisted 
of white carnations and blue delphinum. Ida Wirtz, bridesmaid, wore a delft blue marquisette 
floor length dress trimmed in Spanish lace and pink ribbon. She wore a blue veil. Her bou- 
quet consited of pink daises and pink carnations. Joseph Wirtz, the bestman was attired in a 
dark blue suit and wore a white carnation boutonniere. 

A large crowd attended the ceremony. 

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The bride is a B. A. Degree graduate of Mayvllle State Teachers' College. She has 
also attended the State Teachers College In Milwaukee, Vfl., and North Dakota University, 

The groom Is a graduate of Nekoma School, Nekoma, ND. He has completed an agricult- 
ural and mechanical course at the A. C. and Hanson Tractor School, Fargo, ND. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smith left for a short trip thru the northern part of Minnesota and 
Wisconsin. They will reside on a farm near Nekoma, ND., for the present. 

********** June 18, 1942 

GREAT BEND. ...Friends of Miss Inez Ploium and Arthur Stoltenow will be interested to 
hear they were married on June 5th, at Leesvllle, LA. Mr. Stoltenow, who is stationed at 
Camp Polk, near Leesvllle, with the Army, is a son of Mrs. Lena Stoltenow, of Great Bend. 

Miss Ploium taught school in the Great Bend vicinity the past two years. They are 

making their home in Leesvllle, LA 

********** June 18, 1942 

HOLST - INGERSON 

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Ingerson, Browns Valley, MN., was the scene of a lovely 
wedding. Their daughter Virgil Alice, was given in marriage to Elmer F. Hoist, Hankinson, 
ND., at 3 o'clock PM., June 21st. The Rev. Jas. Davidson, of Hankinson, officiated. 

To the tune of Lohengrin, sung by a hidden choir, the bridal party took their places 
before an improvised altar banked with peonies. The bride, given in marriage by her father, 
wore a powder blue silk dress and carried an arm bouquet of snap dragons. Miss Arllne Abb- 
ott, a friend of the bride, was bridesmaid. She wore a yellow silk dress and a corsage of 
snap dragons and carnations. 

Herbert Engleking, friend of the groom, was bestman. Little Jean Faye Allen, White 
Rock, SD., niece of the groom, acted as flower girl. Mrs. Ingerson, mother of the bride, 
chose a tan mesh dress. The groom's mother, Mrs. Hoist, wore a silk print. Both wore cor- 
sages of pink carnations. 

After the ceremony, fifty guests attended the reception held at the home of the bride. 
There were pink and white appointments for the bride's table which was centered by a three 
tiered wedding cake that was topped with a miniature bridal couple. Both the bride and groom 
were graduates of the Hankinson High School. The bride is a graduate of the New York Hair- 
dressing Academy of Fargo. The groom is a graduate of the State Teachers' College, of Valley 
City, ND. At present he is employed as bookkeeper at the Hankinson Creamery Co. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hoist left for a honeymoon trip in the Minnesota lake region. They will 
be at home in Hankinson after June 28th. 

********** June 25, 1942 

SCHULZ - BOHN 

A pretty wedding ceremony took place in the Trinity Lutheran Church when Miss LaVem 
Bohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bohn, became the bride of Allen Schulz. Rev. J. Regn- 
storf performed the marriage using the double ring ceremony. 

The bride chose as her matron of honor, her sister, Mrs. Lloyd Hlngst. Mrs. Allen Bohn 

and Miss Betty Schulz, sister of the groom, were bridesmaids, Mr, Schulz was attended by 

Lloyd Hlngst as bestman, Raymond Bohn and Allen Bohn acted as ushers. 

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The bride wore a beautiful wedding gown of triple sheer rayon with a long train and 
lace trim, and carried a bouquet of yellow roses and white snap dragons. 

Mrs. Hingst wore a gown of biege jersey with jersey accessories and carried a bouquet 
(portion missing) Mrs. Allen Bohn wore a gown of new rose net over taffeta. Miss Schulz 
wore a gown of blue taffeta, both carrying beautiful bouquets of white carnations. 

Marcelane Jane Hingst, niece of the bride, acted as flower girl. She wore a floor 
length gown of light green organdy with maize accessories. Lloyd LaRue Hingst, nephew of 
the bride, acted as ring bearer, carrying the rings on a lace trimmed pillow. 

The men wore the conventional blue with brown asseseories. During the ceremony a song 
"I Would That My Love," was rendered by Mrs. Paul Mundinger, of Glencoe, XL., and Mrs. Herb 
Weise, cousins of the bride. 

A wedding supper was served to close relatives at the home of the bride's brother-in- 
law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hingst. 

Mr. and Mrs. Schulz will make their home in the Great Bend vicinity. They have the 
very best wishes for a long and happy wedded life from a host of relatives and friends. 

********** June 25, 1942 

GULLY - LENZ 

Marriage vows were exchanged by Edward Gully and Amelia Lenz in the St. Boniface 
Church in Lidgerwood on Tuesday. A wedding dance was given in the Mantador Hall in the 
evening. A long and happy married life is wished for them by all. 

********** June 25, 1942 

AMES - ORRAS 

Miss Joycelyn Ames, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kent, was united in marr- 
iage to Marvin Orras at Regina, Canada, on May 30th. Mr. Orras is employed in Swift's 
Packing Plant in Moose Jaw, where they are residing. 

********** July 2, 1942 

WORREL SCRIBNER WED 
Word has been received in Hankinson stating that Worrel Scribner, youngest son of Mr. 
and Mrs. W. H. Scribner, was married on June 12th. He is now employed in the Lockheed Air- 
plane factory in California in which state they will make their home. 

********** July 2, 1942 

ZIEGELMAN - PROCHNOW 

GREAT BEND.... A pretty wedding ceremony took place in the Trinity Lutheran Church on 
Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock when Irma Ziegelman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Zie- 
gelman, became the bride of Clarence Prochnow, son of Mrs. Alfred Prochnow. Rev. J. Reng- 
storf performed the ceremony. The bride's maid of honor was her sister, Jeanette. Frances 
Ziegelman, cousin of the bride, and Madella Prochnow, cousin of the groom, were bridesmaids. 
Mr. Prochnow was attended by his brother, Edward; Marvin Ziegelman, brother of the bride, 
and Leonard Prochnow, cousin of the groom. 

The bride wore a beautiful gown of white satin with long train and lace trim. Her 
finger-tip illusion veil was held in place with a tiara of seed pearls. She wore white 

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pearls and carried a bridal bouquet of pink roses and white snap dragons with long streamers. 
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father, who gave her in marriage. Jeanette wore 
a gown of sheer blue chiffon and carried a bouquet of carnations and baby breath with long 
streamers. Frances wore a gown of sheer yellow chiffon and carried a bouquet of carnations 
and baby breath. Madella wore a sheer gown of rose marquisette and carried a bouquet of 
carnations and baby breath. The men wore the conventional blue. 

During the ceremony a beautiful song, "0 Perfect Love," was rendered by Willert Man- 
ske, Wilbur and Lorrain Bohn, Gertrude Krause and Mrs. Elmer Stoltenow, being accompanied 
on the organ by Mrs. Alfred Koppelman, aunt of the bride, who also played the wedding march. 

A reception was held at the home of the bride following the service. The home was dec- 
orated with peonies. A three tiered wedding cake with a miniature bride and groom adorned 
the bride's table which was made by Mrs. Oscar Prochnow, a sister-in-law, of the groom. 
About 100 guests were served. 

Those in attendance from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ziegelman and Elmer, and 
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ziegelman, all of Garfield, MN. 

********** July 2, 19A2 

SHEA - MALONEY 

Regal lilies, palms, ferns and lighted candles were the setting in St. Mary's Church 
in Omaha, NE. , Saturday at high noon when Miss Helen Maloney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. 
J. Maloney, became the bride of Sergeant Jerry P. Shea, of Fort Riley, KS, son of Mrs. Madge 
Brown, of Hankinson. 

Rev. John Hallinnan, of Omaha, and Rev. John Tean, of Sioux City, lA. , officiated at 
the ceremony. Bridal music was played by Mrs. Bernard Larkln with Miss Marie Freemont as 
soloist. The attendants were: Patsy and Rosemary Malone, sisters of the bride and the maid 
of honor was Miss Marjorie Maloney, sister of the bride. The groom was attended by his bro- 
ther, James Shea, of Omaha. 

Following the ceremony a breakfast was served to about 100 immediate friends and rela- 
tives at the Blackstone Hotel. 

The reception was held at the bride's home from 4 to 7 o'clock when the couple left 
on a wedding trip through points in Kansas. For her going away costume the bride wore a 
kelly green suit with blue accessories. 

Mr. Shea is a former Hankinson boy, and all of our folks wish he and his bride happi- 
ness. ********** July 9, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON A white sheer gown fashioned with a bouffant skirt and shirred bodice 

was worn by Miss Evelyn Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. K. Olson of New Effington, for 
her marriage Saturday afternoon, June 20th, to Orin P. Sanders of Clinton, MN. 

********** July 16, 19A2 

HAMMER and CLAIRE CITY MILDRED LOESSIN WEDS At Yuma, AZ, on June 28th, occurred 

the marriage of Mildred Loessin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Loessin, of Hammer, to Mill- 
ard Laing, son of Ed Laing, of Sisseton. They have established their home at 211 S. Hawthorne 
Blvd., Hawthorne, CA. ********** July 23, 1942 

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RACKOW - MOORE 
On Saturday, July 25th, a lovely wedding was performed at the Cathedral of St. Paul, 
which united Miss Lucille Rackow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Rackow, to Mr. Douglas 
Edward Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Moore, of Marshall, MN. 

The bride was attired in an aqua blue street length dress. She wore a matching hat 
with a shoulder length veil and white accessories. Her corsage was of pale pink rosebuds. 
The bride's only attendant was Miss Mary Hosfield, of Minneapolis. She wore a grey jacket 
ensemble and white accessories with a coral pink rosebud corsage. 

A wedding breakfast was held at the Ryan Hotel in St. Paul for the immediate families. 
Mr. and Mrs. Moore are making their home in Minneapolis, where Mr. Moore is employed at 
Northwest Airlines. 

Mrs. G. E. Rackow and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Roth attended the wedding. 

********** July 30, 1942 

SHOWER HELD 

HAMMER A miscellaneous shower was held in the Mrs. Alma Ercink home in honor of 

Mrs. Harold Wolfe (nee Vivian Ercink) Friday evening. 

********** July 30, 1942 

LEINEN - HEDTKE 
Jerome Leinen and Georgianna Hedtke, of Fairmount, were married at St. Anthony's Church 
at Fairmount this morning. Both of the contracting parties are well and favorably known in 
Hankinson. ********** August 6, 1942 

SCHELLER - KLOSTERMAN 
Ronald Klosterman, son of Mrs. J. F. Klosterman, of Wyndmere, and Miss Kay Scheller, 
of Hankinson, were married Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Church in Breckenridge, 
MN. , by Rev. Fr. Peter Meier. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the Wil- 
kin Hotel in Breckenridge to sixteen immediate relatives. Mrs. George Johnson, an aunt, 
and Mrs. Chris Jensen, a sister of the bridegroom, were among those who attended the wedding 
from Wyndmere. 

Ronald is employed by the Vagt's Construction Co., of Breckenridge. He will leave for 
Ft. Snelling to be inducted into military service. A farewell reception was held at the 
Leo Scheller home Thursday evening in honor of Mr. Klosterman. 

********** August 13, 1942 

FAIRMOUNT ITEMS Miss Ardis Crawford, whose marriage to the Rev. Leo. Tormoehlen 

will take place Sunday, August 16th, was the honoree at a bridal shower held Tuesday even- 
ing in the First English Lutheran Church basement. 

********** August 13, 1942 

IRENE GLASNER MARRIED AT MINOT 
Mrs. Katherine Glasner announces the marriage of her daughter, Irene, to Raymond J. 
Kielty, of Mlnot. They will be at home in Minot after September 1st. 

********** August 20, 1942 

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KINN - NORMAN 

At a military wedding in the late afternoon of August 9th, Miss Helen Kinn, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kinn, became the bride of Lt. Kenneth J. Norman, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
John Norman, of Valley City. 

The marriage was solemnized in the picturesque Post Chapel at Fort Lawton, WA., over- 
looking the city of Seattle and Puget Sound. The Chapel was simply but artistically dec- 
orated with picardy colored gladiolas. Rev. Father A. T. O'Hagen, C. L. P., officiated. 

Since the bride's parents were unable to be present, she was given in marriage by 
Major E. 0. Marquette, an associate of Lt. Norman at the Seattle Port of Embarkation. She 
was attired in a heather-blue wool dressmaker suit with a softly draped peplum. Brown acc- 
essories and a shoulder corsage of orchids completed the ensemble. 

The maid of honor. Miss Anne MacArthur, of Chinook, MT., wore a navy blue silk crepe 
suit, with navy accessories. Her corsage was of gardenias and pink rosebuds. 

The bridegroom was attended by Lt. Edward Cousino, of Toledo, OH., as best man. Capt. 
F. C. Lewis, a former Fargo resident, served as usher. Traditional nuptial music, includ- 
ing a soft background of incidental music during the entire ceremony, was played by the post 
organist. 

Following the service, a reception was held at the Fort Lawton Officers' Club for the 
wedding party and guests, after which the bride and groom departed for a brief honeymoon 
trip to Mt. Rainier, In Seattle, they will be at home at 11730 Riviera Drive. 

Among the guests present at the wedding and reception were: Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Schuster,; 
Dr. and Mrs. K. D. Graham and sons, Kenneth, Charles and Ronald, of Aberdeen ,WA.; Mr. and 
Mrs. Lou Hein, of Tacoma, WA. ; Mr. Thos. Schramm, of Hankinson; and Mr. and Mrs. H. P. 
Linnemann (nee Cleopha Schramm) , of Seattle. 

********** August 20, 1942 

SHOWER FOR COUPLE 

Friends and relatives attended a miscellaneous shower at the Ernest Tischer home on 
Sunday afternoon in honor of Raymond Tischer and Ardis Spraque, whose nuptials will be soon. 
The young couple received many nice gifts. At 5 o'clock the guests were served a delicious 
lunch. ********** August 20, 1942 

ATTEND WEDDING 

Mrs. Emilia Schroeder left Wednesday for Fargo, where she will meet her daughter, Doro- 
thy. On Friday they will leave for Buffalo, NY., to attend the wedding of the former's 
daughter. Miss Alma Schroeder, who will be united in marriage to George Jorgenson, of New 
York, September 20th. Mrs. Schroeder and daughters, Dorothy and Mrs. Lena Pettit, will 
also visit at Plainsville, NY., with Mr. and Mrs. Art Schoreder and family. Dorothy will 
return to Fargo on Sept. 28th, to resume her duties. Mrs. Schroeder will visit for two 
months among her children before returning to her home in Hankinson. 

********** September 3, 1942 

TO WED IN CALIFORNIA 
Howard Voeltz and Miss Josephine Roth left Monday for California in which state they 

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will be united in marriage. Howard was called to the Army by his home draft board in Calif- 
ornia, following which he came to Hankinson for a visit with relatives, and to take home his 
bride-to-be. ********** September 3, 1942 

TEACHER MARRIED 
Miss Gwen Easter, of Humbolt, MN. , was united in marriage to Harris L. Vowles, of Boston, 
MA., on Aug. 22nd. Miss Easter is one of the H. S. Faculty. 

********** September 3, 1942 

COUPLES HAVE DOUBLE WEDDING CEREMONY AT CAP BARKELEY, TEXAS 
At a double wedding ceremony held at Camp Barkeley, TX., Tuesday, Sept. 8th, with the 
Rev. Henry Felderhoff reading the service, Miss' Kathleen Bemdt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Christ M. Berndt, of Hankinson, became the bride of Pvt. CLifford J. Picha, son of Mr. Alb- 
ert Picha, of Fargo, ND., and Miss Helen Clausen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clausen, 
of Battle Lake, MN. , became the bride of Pvt. Laurence Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard 
E. Nelson, of Fergus Falls, MN. Mrs. Picha has been employed in Fargo as assistant house- 
keeper at the Gardner Hotel and Mrs. Nelson has been employed at the State Training Hospital 
in Abilene, TX. Both Mr. Picha and Mr. Nelson entered military training last March and 
their brides will make their homes in Abilene, while they are stationed at this camp. 

********** September 17, 1942 

TISCHER - SPRAGUE 
Miss Ardyce Sprague and Raymond Tischer were united in marriage Thursday afternoon at 
3 o'clock by Rev. G. C. Michael in the Lutheran Church. 

********** September 17, 1942 

TRITINA - BELLIN 
Marriage vows were exchanged by Ida Tritina, of Lidgerwood, and Wallace Bellin on Sun- 
day evening at 7 o'clock at the parsonage. A long and happy wedded life is wished them by 

the community. ********** „^, nm/n 

^ September 17, 1942 

BRIDE HOME FOR VISIT 
Mrs. Ralph Wilm (nee Helen Krause) arrived home Monday. She was united in marriage to 
Pvt. Ralph Wilm, while vacationing in Texas. 

********** September 24, 1942 

MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED 
Mrs. John Krause received word of the marriage of her niece Miss Verla Mitzel at her 
home in Yakima, WA. ********** September 24, 1942 

SHOWER FOR R. N. 
A miscellaneous shower was given Tuesday evening for Miss Anne Stoltenow at the Luth- 
eran Church basement. Miss Stoltenow, who is a registered nurse, has been employed at St. 
Cloud, and on Saturday will be married to Dr. Neils, at St. Cloud. The honor guest received 
many fine gifts. ********** October 1, 1942 

ROTH - KRAUSE 
Miss Margy P. Krause was united in marriage to Raymond E. Roth on Thursday morning, 
Oct. 1st, at St. Philip's Church, Rev. Bierens conducting the ceremony. 

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The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erick Krause and Raymond a son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Peter Roth. A wedding dance will be given tonight (Thursday) in their honor. 

Mr. and Mrs. Roth will continue to make their home in Hankinson, and friends wish them 
happiness. ********** October 1, 19A2 

STOCK - CALLAGHAN 

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Stock announce the marriage of their daughter, Marjorie, to Mr. 
Norvell C. Callaghan on Sunday, Sept. 27th, at Muskogee, OK. 

Mr. Callaghan is at present stationed at Camp Gruber, OK. Dr. Desmond Callaghan, bro- 
ther of the groom and his wife, of Hayward, WI., were the only attendants. 

********** October 1, 19A2 

TIEGS - KRAMER 

Miss Phyllis Kramer and Pvt. Theodore A. Tiegs were united in marriage at Athens, GA. , 
Wednesday morning at a quiet ceremony. Pvt. and Mrs. Jack Sullivan were the attendants. 

The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Tiegs, of this city, and until he entered 
the U. S. Army was employed in the Lincoln State Bank. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. M. Kramer, of Renville, MN., an excellent young lady, who was formerly employed in 
our city. 

Mr. and Mrs. Tiegs plan to remain in Athens until he completes his course at the Sig- 
nal School, after which they will make plans to reside where Pvt. Tiegs is sent. 

********** October 1, 1942 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Prochnow, Leonard Prochnow, Frances Ziegelman, 
Harvey, Milton, Raymond and Jeanette Ziegelman and Alfred Cast motored to Garfield, MN.,on 
Tuesday evening to attend a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Ziegelman, who were recently 
married. Olaf will leave for Camp Barkeley next week, where he is stationed at present. 

********** October 8, 1942 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelman and Velma motored to Garfield, MN., to 
attend the wedding of their nephew, Pvt. Olaf Ziegelman, of Camp Barkeley, TX. , to Hilde- 
gard Gunther. Olaf is home on a furlough. 

********** October 8, 1942 

WEDDING BELLS FOR ALMA SCHROEDER 

Miss Alma Schroeder, daughter of Mrs. Emilie Schroeder, of Hankinson, was married to 
George Jorgensen of Buffalo, NY., on Sept. 20th, at 3 o'clock at the Calvary Lutheran Church. 
Reverend Walter Martin officiated. 

The bride wore a white satin gown designed with a fitted bodice and long sleeves form- 
ing points over the hands and a full skirt which formed a long train. The dress had a sweet- 
heart neckline trimmed with pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of white roses and Pom-Poms. 
She was attended by Miss Dorothy Schroeder, of Fargo, ND., sister of the bride. She wore a 
peach lace over peach satin and carried a bouquet of yellow roses. Jimmy Pettit, nephew of 
the bride, was best man. 

A wedding buffet reception was given at the home of her brother Louis Schroeder, 

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847 Potomac Ave., Buffalo, NY. Mrs. Emilie Schroeder, of this city, was present at the 
wedding. She expects to return home shortly. At present she is visiting her son, Arthur, 
in Plainfield, NJ. She will return to Buffalo for a short time before returning home. 

********** October 15, 19A2 

BISEK - LARSON 

NEW EFFINGTON. , . .A quiet wedding took place at the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. R. L. 
Simonson, of Sisseton, on Friday, Oct. 2nd, at 5:30 PM., when Miss Lucille Bisek became 
the bride of Mr. Morris Larson. ********** October 22, 1942 

GODEJOHN - SCHROEDER 

Mrs. Anna Godejohn and daughter, Ella, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Godejohn and Alfred Mil- 
brandt attended the wedding of Theodore Godejohn to Euhlahe Schroeder, of Erie, ND., who 
were married Friday at Fargo. After a short honeymoon trip they will return to their home 
at Great Bend. ********** October 29, 1942 

WEDDING BELLS 

Ferns and lighted candelabra decorated the altar for the wedding of Eularlia Schroeder, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Schroeder, of Erie, ND. , and Theodore Godejohn, son of Mrs. 
Anna Godejohn, of Great Bend, ND. Vows were spoken Oct. 23rd, at 12 o'clock noon in the 
parlors of the First Methodist Church of Fargo, with Rev. J. C, Irwin officiating at the 
double ring ceremony. Miss Clara Pollock played the nuptial music. 

The bride was attired in a pecan brown street length dress with matching accessories. 
Her shoulder corsage was of yellow roses and button pompoms. She wore a pearl and diamond 
set lavalier, gift of the bridegroom. 

Attending the bride was Mrs. E. F. Bergman, a sister, who wore a black suit style dress 
of crepe aind velvet, with a corsage of red roses and white pompoms. Her only jewelry was 
a bracelet, which was the bride's gift. Mr. Godejohn was attended by Mr. Schroeder, brother 
of the bride. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the Hotel Graver, with the wedding cake 
centering the refreshment table. Appointments were in pink and white. Mr. Godejohn and his 
bride will be at home in Great Bend after a wedding trip to northern Minnesota and Superior, 
WI. ********** November 5, 1942 

ISSUED MARRIAGE LICENSES 

HAMMER Oct. 23rd: Thorvald Osthus of Centerville and Erma Peterson of New Effington. 

Nels Olauson and Bemice Lekness, both of Sisseton. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 

HAMMER Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kjellerup of New Effington announced the marriage of 

their daughter, Lorraine, to Mr. Garmen Pickert, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Pickert of 
Browns Valley, MN. 

The marriage took place Oct. 15th, in the Lutheran Church near Rosholt, the ceremony 
being read by Rev. Englehart. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ * * * * November 5, 1942 

BLADOW - BELLIN 
Announcement is made of the marriage of Marjorie Bladow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 

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R, A. Bladow, to Ensign R. Howard Bellin, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Bellin, all of Hankin- 
son, in a ceremony read by Rev. Cook in San Diego, CA., Oct. 30th. 

Ensign and Mrs. Bellin are both graduates of Hankinson High School. Ensign Bellin was 
graduated from NDAC with a degree in chemical technology and is a member of Sigma Phi Delta. 
He enlisted in the Army in March, 1941, and was stationed at Ft. Sill, OK., until February, 
when he received his commission in the U. S. Naval reserve. He received his naval indoctrin- 
ation training at Ft. Schuyler, NY., and Edgewood Arsenal, MD. 

Ensign and Mrs. Bellin will live in Fall Brook, CA., where he is stationed. 
Contributed ********** November 5, 1942 

McGRAY - WHIPPLE 
Miss Helen McGray was united in marriage to Frank Whipple, Jr., of Brookings, SD., Sun- 
day morning at the Congregational Church in Hankinson. The newlyweds will make their home 
in Brookings. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McGray of this city 
and the groom is the son of Frank Whipple, Sr., of Wilmot, SD. Mr. Whipple Jr., is attend- 
ing college at Brookings. 

********** November 12, 1942 

CAMPBELL - MEIDE 
Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. D. Meide, of the marriage of their son, Sergeant 
Sylvester Meide, of the U. S. Army, to Dr. Vera B. Campbell, Friday, Oct. 23rd, at Meridian, 
Mississippi. They will be at home after Nov. 1st, at 2120 Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK. 

********** November 12, 1942 

LORENZ - NAIL 
A quiet, secret wedding took place at Alexandria, MN., Oct. 30th, when Miss Viola Nail, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Herman, of Lidgerwood, became the bride of Roy Lorenz, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lorenz, of this city. After spending a short honeymoon in Minnesota, 
they returned November 1st and were guests at a wedding dinner at the home of the bride's 
parents, Guests were the bride and groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lorenz, Mr. and Mrs. 
Lloyd Herman and other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Meade Herman and family. 

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lorenz left by car Tuesday for Menlo Park, CA., where they will make 
their home, and in which city Roy will be employed. 

********** November 12, 1942 

STILES. .. .SHOWER GIVEN.... A miscellaneous shower was held at the home of Anton Prchal 
Thursday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Tom Prchal, who were married recently. Mrs. Prchal receiv- 
ed many useful gifts. ^ ^ ^ * ^ * ^ * ^ * November 12, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON WEDDING On Thursday, Nov. 5th, Hazel Charlotte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 

Albert Schultz, became the bride of Joseph Vincent, son of Mrs. Emma Danek, in a ceremony at 
the bride's home. ********** November 19, 1942 

ROTH - VOELTZ 
Miss Josephine Roth, daughter of Mrs. Lena Roth, and Pvt. Howard L. Voeltz, son of Otto 
Voeltz, were married in the Army Chapel by Father Lehman on Nov. 8th at Fort Mc Arthur, 

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San Pedro, CA., where the groom is stationed. Mr. Otto Voeltz and son Jimmy, left Hankin- 

son and attended the ceremony. 

********** November 19, 1942 

SHAFER - VANDERVELDE 
Word has been received here of the marriage of Michael Shafer, son of Mrs. B. W. Shafer, 
now of Minneapolis, to Miss Evelyn Vander Velde, of East Troy, WI., on Oct. 31st. The marr- 
iage took place in Chicago, IL. Mr. Shafer is a graduate of the Hankinson High School, 1938, 
and attended the State Teachers College at Valley City for two years. He graduated from 
Chicago Tech where he is now employed. Congratulations to the happy couple. 

********** November 19, 1942 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower was held at the Mrs. Art Weber home Saturday evening in honor of Kath- 
ryn Bisek. Hostesses were Miss Avenell Barnes and Mrs. Weber. Cards were played and lunch- 
eon served. Miss Bisek was the recipient of many nice gifts. 

********** November 19, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON On Thursday Nov. 5th, Hazel Charlotte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert 

Schultz, became the bride of Joseph Vincent, son of Mrs. Emma Danek, in a ceremony at the 
bride's home. 

The single ring ceremony was performed by Rev. E. P. Reyer in the presence of a large 
number of friends and relatives. 

Arlene and Dorothy Schultz, sisters of the bride and Tommy Martinek, cousin of the groom 
and Lester Lackey, cousin of the bride were the attendants. 

The bride is a graduate of the New Effington High School with the class of 1939. The 
groom is a prosperous, farmer. They will make their future home on his farm north of New 
Effington. ********** November 26, 1942 

BISEK - HAUSKEN 

Miss Kathryn Bisek, youngest daughter of Mrs. Annette Bisek, of this city, and Owen, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hausken, of Mantador, were united in marriage Wednesday evening, 
Nov. 25th, at 8 o'clock, at the Parish house at Huron, SD., by Rev. J. J. O'Neill. Attend- 
ants were Mary Agnes Holland and P. C. O'Neill, of Fort Pierre, SD. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a light blue two-piece wool dress with brown access- 
ories. Owen wore a navy blue suit. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, class of 1937, and attended S. T. 
C. at Valley City. For the past five years she had taught school and was cashier at the 
Avon Theatre. The groom, a graduate of the Hankinson High School, is now a telegraph oper«- 
ator at Huron. SD. 

The newlyweds returned to Mantador and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Hausken and with Mrs. 

Bisek. Owen left Sunday for Huron where he is employed and Mrs. Hausken will complete her 

school term near Great Bend. 

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ROEDER - MEDENWALDT 
Miss Delores Roeder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Roeder, was united in marriage 
to Reuben Medenwaldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Medenwaldt, Wednesday, Nov. 25th. A 
wedding shower was given for them at Grawe's Hall Monday evening. The groom left Tuesday to 
enter the U. S. Army. *****^**** December 3, 1942 

BELFORD. .. .SOLDIER MARRIED. .. .Private and Mrs. Vernon Hoffman of Texas and St. Paul, 
respectively, Mrs. Wm. Hoffman and Norma and Betty and Ramona Peterson, of Mantador, were 
Wednesday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Krause and Janice. Private and 
and Mrs. Hoffman were married on Sunday. 

********** December 3, 1942 

BRUMMOND - FURSTNOW 

A private wedding took place Thursday afternoon at Breckenridge when Miss Delores Bru- 
mmond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brummond and Pvt. Arthur Furstnow, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Herman Furstnow, of Colfax, were united in holy wedlock. The attendants were Mr. and 
Mrs. John Poss, of Campbell, MN., sister and brother-in-law of the bride. Mrs. Furstnow 
is a graduate of the Hankinson High School, class of 1943, and is employed in Wahpeton. 
The groom has been stationed at Fort Meade, SD., for the past twenty months. Friends extend 
congratulations. ********** December 10, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON Miss Esther Relf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Relf, of Colman and 

Stanley H. Larson, of this city, were married at Aberdeen Thursday. 

********** December 10, 1942 

KRUMP - WITT 
Miss Darlene Krump, daughter of Peter P. Krump, of Kent, MN., and Harold Witt, were 
united in marriage Wednesday at Breckenridge, MN. The young couple plan to reside with the 
groom's parents, where Harold is engaged in farming the land. 

********** December 17, 1942 

ENGAGEMENT OF LUCILLE MEYER IS ANNOUNCED 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Meyer annouce the engagement of their daughter, Lucille Lois, to 
Arthur Dargon, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Dargon, 1359 Second St. No., Fargo. Wedding 
arrangements have not been set as Mr. Dargon will soon be inducted into the U. S. Army. 

The bride-to-be is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and Mr. Dargon is a grad- 
uate of the Fargo High School. At present they are both enrolled at the State School of 
Science at Wahpeton. ***^^*jt*** December 24, 1942 

ROSSOW - KIMPSTON 
Miss Florence Rossow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Rossow was married December 14th 
to Corp. Wm. Kimpston, Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. Wm. Kimpston, of Omaha, NE. 

Miss Rossow is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and later attended the State 
School of Science and is now employed by the Renny Motor Company, of Omaha, NE. Mr. Kimp- 
ston is a graduate of the Spaulding High School, and before entering the service was 

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employed by the Wm. Boyd Construction Co., of Omaha. Corp. Klmpston is now with H. and 
S. Company, 90th Div., Camp Barkeley, TX. 

********** December 31, 1942 

Mcpherson - green nuptials 

The owner and former editor of the Journal-Press, Mrs. Marie B. McPherson and Mr. Ivan 
Green of the Tallakson Motor Co., stole a march on their friends and motored to Webster, SD., 
last Thursday, Dec. 17th, where they were united in marriage. The ceremony was performed at 
5 o'clock in the afternoon in the Methodist parsonage with the Rev. Hessel officiating. 

Mr. and Mrs. Green and family moved to the Thos. Thompson residence on the east side 
on Monday. 



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BERNARD - GERMAN 

Miss Marcella M. Bernard was united in marriage to Clarence H. German, Thursday morn- 
ing at 10 o'clock at the St. Philip's church. Rev. Bierens conducted the service. 

********** January 7, 1943 

BERNARD - GERMAN 

Miss Marcella Madonna Bernard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard, became the 
bride of Claence Helmuth German, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward German Thursday morning, Jan. 
7th, at 10 o'clock nuptial Mass at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson. 

Rev. G. C. Bierens officiated. Beautiful hymns were sung by the choir. The bride was 
charmingly attired in white satin fashioned on long torso lines with full skirt. It had a 
high neckline with a yoke of silk and embroidered silk braid. She wore a finger tip veil 
with a crown, a gold heart shaped locket, a gift from the groom. She carried an arm bouquet 
of pink and white carnations and fern, fashioned with a tulle bow and streamers. The bride's 
sister. Miss Angeline Bernard was the bridesmaid. She wore a full skirted dress of petal 
pink whispering taffeta with blue velvet bows fastened down the back of the skirt and shirred 
bodice. Her flowers were a colonial bouquet of pink and white carnations and yellow asters 
with a white taffeta bow and streamers. 

The groom wore a navy blue suit and a white carnation in his lapel. The bestman, James 
German, brother of the groom, wore a lighter blue suit and pink carnation in his lapel. The 
reception was held at the bride's home near Fairmount. Covers were laid for 41 guests includ- 
ing Rev. G. C. Bierens and Rev. James Ballemans. A candle light and a large cake in pink and 
white were the table decorations. In the evening a wedding dance and shower was held at 
Grawe's Hall in Hankinson. They were the recepients of many beautiful and useful gifts. 

The happy couple will make their home on the groom's father's farm adjoining his own. 
The bride and groom are well known and liked and all their friends wish them many years of 
happy wedded life. 

....Contributed.... ********** January 14, 1943 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 

Marion Benroth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Benroth, Hankinson, and Arnold E. Simonton, 
Y2c, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Simonton, South Bend, IN., who is now stationed at the U. S. 
Naval Training School (MM), Wahpeton, announced their engagement on Friday. No date has been 
set for the wedding. 

Miss Benroth graduated from St. Francis Academy at Hankinson and Mr. Simonton is a grad- 
uate of Central High School, South Bend, and the Gregg College, Chicago, IL. Miss Benroth 
has been a resident of Wahpeton for the past three years. 

Until he joined the Navy in 1941, Mr. Simonton was employed as assistant and private 

secretary to the Literary Editor of the Chicago Daily News. 

********** January 14, 1943 

BRUNKHORST - KILKER 

Pvt. Harry Brunkhorst was united in marriage to Miss Lorraine Kllker, at Columbia, SC, 

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on Jan. 4th. Pvt . Brunkhorst is the son of Mrs. Ella Brunkhorst, of this community. The 
newlyweds are spending a ten day honeymoon with relatives in North Dakota and Iowa. Pvt. 
Brunkhorst is stationed at Fort Jackson, SC. 

********** January 14, 1943 

BRINKMAN - MOORE 
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Brinkman announce the marriage of their daughter, Margaret, to Lieut- 
enant Thomas W. Moore, Jr., of Chicago, now in the U. S. Army. The ceremony, a High Requiem 
Mass, took place at 10:30 AM., at St. Columbanus Church, Chicago on Dec. 26th, and was per- 
formed by Father O'Connell, Chaplain of St. George's Hospital, Chicago. Attendants of the 
couple were Minerva Brinkman, sister of the bride, and Lieutenant Robert J. Looffe, U. S. 
Army Air Corps. 

The bride wore a street length frock of white wool with dubaunet accessories and a cor- 
sage of purple orchids. The bridesmaid wore powder blue wool with navy accessories and a 
Corsage of ivory gladiolias. The bridegroom and best man wore the conventional dress uniform 
of the U. S. Army. 

Mrs. Moore is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy, at Hankinson, and St. Bernards Hosp- 
ital School of Nursing in Chicago, and the past two years has been employed as surgical nurse 
at St. Georg's Hospital in Chicago. 

Lieutenant Moore is an instructor at the Officers' School at Camp Lee, VA. , where the 
bride will join him after February 1st. 

********** January 21, 1943 

TYLER - HEMMER 
Miss Fay Tyler was united in marriage on January 1st, to Lieut. Kenneth Hemmer, both 
of Sioux Falls, SD. Mrs. Hemmer is a niece of Mrs. Josehpine Tyler of this city, and with 
her husband is making her home in Texas. 

********** January 21, 1943 

HELLAND - FOGERTY 
Miss Blanche Helland of Fargo, was united in marriage to Lieut. Rex Fogerty, Jan. 4th, 
at Moorhead. The young couple left immediatley for Robert, CA. , where he is stationed. 
Mrs. Fogerty is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver here. 

********** January 21, 1943 

MARSDEN WEDS 
Miss Elizabeth Monson, of New Effington, and Ensign Frederick (Red) Marsden, were marr- 
ied January 23rd. Marsden, formerly played ball with the Hankinson team, but recently tau- 
ght at Abercrombie. ********** February 4, 1943 

MILITARY WEDDING 
Before a beautiful setting of palms and flowers at the home apartment of Miss Gwendolyn 
Simpson, 4229 Prescott, Dallas, TX. , Miss Mizell Cole, of Gainsville, TX. , became the bride 
of Lt. Schaffer, of Clearfield, PA., who is now Battalion Personnel Officer at Camp Howze. 
They were attended by Lt. George Schuett and the bride's sister, Mrs. W. Niebuhr. The 

bride wore a black dress with white accessories, hat, gloves and purse, and she wore a corsage 

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of red and white roses. The bridesmaid also wore black with accessories to match. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's sister's apartment. Lt. 
Schaffer and wife will make their home at Gainsville, TX. 

********** February 11, 19^3 

FAUST - BERNARD 
Miss Rosella Faust was united in marriage to Vincent Bernard at Sti Philip's Church, 
Father G. C. Bierens officiating at the 10 o'clock service Wednesday, Feb. 10th. Witnesses 
were Kenneth Bernard and Delores Faust. 

Mrs. Bernard is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Faust and the groom, a son of Mr, 
and Mrs. Adolph Bernard. The young couple will make their home in Wahpeton for the present, 
where he is employed. 

The couple had planned a wedding at the bride's home following the service but snow 
blocked roads and forced them to spend the day in town. 

********** February 11, 1943 

RADLOFF - SCHMIT 
In the parish house of Assumption Church, St. Paul, MN., Thursday afternoon, Jan. 21st, 
with Father Steines officiating, Frances Schmit became the bride of Walter Radloff . 

Mrs. Radloff is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Math Schmit of Fairmount and Mr. Radloff 
is the son of Mrs. Fred Radloff, Sr., of Hankinson. 

The groom was attended by his brother, Oscar Radloff, of St. Paul. A four course wed- 
ding dinner was given by the bride's parents at the Alverde's Cafe for the bridal party. 
The guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Radloff, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Radloff, Miss Genevieve 
Schmit, Mr. and Mrs. Math Schmit and Loretta Schmit. 

Mr. and Mrs. Radloff are at home at 459 Holly Ave., St. Paul. 

********** February 11, 1943 

FAUST - BERNARD 
Miss Rosella Faust, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Faust, became the bride of Vincent 
Bernard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard of Fairmount » A very pretty wedding was solemn- 
ized Wednesday morning, Feb. 10th, at 10 o'clock, nuptial mass at St. Philip's with Rev. G. 
C. Bierens officiating. 

The bride was beautifully attired in a white slipper satin gown with a short train and 
fitted princess lines accentuated with wide inserts of lace and a sweet heart neckline. She 
wore a fingertip veil with a crown of seed pearls. For her jewelry she wore a double strand 
of pearls and a gold wrist watch. Her flowers were a colonial bouquet of pink roses, white 
narcissuss and snapdragons and iris with an embroidered net bow and streamers. The bride s 
sister, Deloris Faust, was maid of honor. She wore an aqua faille princess dress. Angeline 
Bernard, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid in a pink taffeta dress. They both wore a 
single strand of pearls and gold wrist watches. They wore shoulder corsages of red roses, 
white narcissuss and lavender iris. The groom wore the conventional blue and a red rose iu 
his lapel. Kenneth Bernard, brother of the groom, and PFC. Nichlas A. Meyer, Napier Field, 
Dolthan, AL., uncle of the bride, acted as best men. Kenneth wore a blue suit and Nick 

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his Army uniform. Both wore red roses in their lapels. The wedding reception was held at 
the bride's parents home, east of Hankinson. A three tier wedding cake decorated in aqua, 
pink and white topped by a minature bride and groom, was the centerpiece. The happy couple 
will make their home in Wahpeton. The groom is employed at Casper's Dairy at Breckenridge. 
The dance and shower were postponed on account of the bad weather. ...Contributed.... 

********** February 28, 1943 

MASON - BOSTROM 

Miss Betty Jo Mason, of Denver, CO., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Mason, became the 
bride of Lieut. Verne Bostrom, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. 0. Bostrom, of Max, ND., Feb. 6th, at 
the home of Miss Gwen Simpson, 4229 Prescott. 

The bride was dressed in a floor length gown of black taffeta and wore a corsage of 
white gardenias. Miss Simpson and Lieut. George Schuett, of Camp Howze, were their attendants. 
Miss Simpson wore a floor length gown of blue taffeta and a corsage of white gardenias. 

The groom and best man were in military uniform. Rev. John Donaho performed the cerem- 
ony. After the ceremony the bridal couple went to the Hotel Dallas, where a wedding dinner 
was served to them. Lt. and Mrs. Bostrom will be at home at Gainsville, where Lt. Bostrom is 
stationed at Camp Howze. ********** February 28, 1943 

BOMMERSBACH - VANDERFF 

Adam Bommersbach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bonmersbach was united in marriage to Miss 
Elva Vanderff, of Fairmount, Thursday March 4th, at St. Philip's Church at 8 o'clock, Rev. 
James Ballman officiating. A reception dinner was served to the relatives at the home of 
the groom's parents. 

The newlyweds will reside on the Mr. and Mrs. John Bommersbach farm. Attending the 
couple at the ceremony were Miss Dorothy Roth, of this city and Ralph Bommersbach, of Chic- 
ago, IL. ********** March 4, 1943 

KRAUSE - SADLICKA 

Mrs. Nellie Krause has announced the marriage of her son, Earle, to Miss Margaret Sad- 
licka, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Sadlicka, of Chicago. The wedding occurred on Feb. 
27th, at Valparaiso, IN. Rev. Russel Kern performed the ceremony at the Methodist parsonage. 
The newlyweds spent their honeymoon at South Bend, IN., and upon their return home were tend- 
ered a reception at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Krause arrived in Hankin- 
son Saturday and will visit for some time with the former's mother, Mrs. Krause. 

Both of the contracting parties are well and favorably known here and their many friends 

wish, for the. a very happy wedded life. 

********** March 25, 1943 

MEDENWALDT - DIVITA 
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Medenwaldt announce the marriage of their daughter, Delores, to PFC. 
Louis Divita, son of Mrs. Mary Divita, of Chicago, IL. The ceremony took place on March 6th, 
at Holy Rosary Church. 

The bride was attended by the groom's sister. Rose Castello, as matron of honor, and her 
girl friend, Lola Gentile, as bridesmaid. 

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A reception was held at a nearby hall. The bride's table was centered with a beauti- 
ful wedding cake. The bride will make her home with the groom's mother, her husband being 
stationed at Fort Riley, KS . Mrs. Emil Medenwaldt attended the wedding. 

********** March 25, 1943 

BARFKNECHT - RHODES 
Word has been received here that Phyllis Barfknecht, formerly of this city, was united 
in marriage to John R. Rhodes, of Bloomington, IL., where they are making their home. 

********** March 25, 1943 

SCHNELL - Mc MILLON 
Warren Schnell, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Schnell was united in marriage to 
Miss June Mc Millon, of Wyndmere, at Le Center, MN., Monday, March 15th. The young couple 
will make their home with the groom's uncle and aunt, near Le Center where he is employed. 

********** March 25, 1943 

HALVORSON - SIEDSCHLAG 
Announcements have been received from Mr. and Mrs. Harold Halvorson telling of the mar- 
riage of their daughter, Ardith L., to Lloyd Siedschlag. The ceremony took place at Yuma, 
AZ., on Feb. 14th. They are making their home at Los Angeles, CA. 

********** April 8, 1943 

NOVAK - FRANTZ 
Miss Marjorie Novak, of Stiles, and Reinhart Frantz, of this city, were united in 
marriage, Tuesday, March 30th. ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^-^ g^ I943 

WEDDING BELLS 
Miss Ida Josephine Quail of Minneapolis, MN., was united in marriage to George Paul 
Washburn of Clermont, lA., on Feb. 20, 1943. The wedding took place at 11 AM., at the 
Lutheran Church in Seattle, WA. ^^^^^^^^^^ ^p^.^^ ^5^ I943 

MARRIED IN CHICAGO 
Word received by Mrs. John P. Jones, tells of the marriage of Margaret, daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Penrose, of Chicago, on April 3rd. 

********** April 15, 1943 

MONGOVEN - SWENSEN 
Miss Marlys Mongoven and Robert Swensen were united in marriage on April 7th in Minn- 
eapolis. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mongoven of this city, and for the 
past eighteen months has been in nurse's training at St. Mary's Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Corporal Swensen, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Swensen, of Granite Falls, MN., and 
is stationed with the U. S. Air Corps at Harlingen, TX. Details to the wedding arrived 
too late for publication this week. 

********** April 22, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON A quiet wedding took place at the Lutheran Free Church parsonage on 

Friday morning when Miss Florence La Moureaux, of Lake City, became the bride of Mr. Eug- 
ene Husstel of Veblen. 

********** April 22, 1943 

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BOHN - WORNER 
Miss Lorraine Bohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman C. Bohn, of Great Bend, was united 
in marriage to Ralph E. Womer, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Womer, Jr., also of Great Bend, 
Sunday, April 18th, the Rev. Rengstorf officiating. 

Mr. and Mrs. Worner will make their home in Great Bend, where he is employed with the 
W. C. Bohn & Son Implement Co. ********** ^p^^j^ 29, 1943 

SHOWER GIVEN 
A miscellaneous bridal shower was held at the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wurl home Sunday, in 
honor of their daughter Arleen who will be united in marriage to Leo Scheller in the near 
future. ********** April 29, 1943 

SECRET WEDDING 
Miss Helen Hentz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hentz and Eldred Wolfe, son of Mrs. 
Rose Wolfe, were united in marriage, Jan. 9th, 1943, in Minneapolis according to word rec- 
eived by relatives here. 

********** April 29, 1943 

SCHELLER - BUDGE 
Announcements have been received here telling of the marriage of Sgt. Everette Budge 
and Mary Scheller, both formerly of Hankinson. The wedding occurred May 4th, at Milford, 
OR. Mrs. Budge has been employed in a hospital there and Sgt. Budge is stationed in an Army 
Camp near there. They expect to come here on a visit as soon as a furlough is granted. 

********** l^ay 5 1943 

SCHELLER - WURL 

Miss Arlene M. Wurl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wurl, was united in marriage to 
Leo B. Scheller, son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scheller, Tuesday morning. May 5th, Rev. G. 
C. Bierens officiating at the ceremony. 

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Ceril Boelke and Phyllane and Ralph Wurl. A 
reception and dinner was served to relatives at the home of the bride's parents Tuesday 
noon and a wedding dance was given in their honor in Hankinson that night. 

The happy couple will make their home with the groom's parents until this fall. 

********** May 6, 1943 

PUETZ - HEITKAMP 

Miss Serena Puetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Puetz, of Mantador, was united in 
marriage to Mr. Charles Heitkamp, of Mooreton, Saturday morning at 8:30, the ceremony taking 
place in St. Peter and Paul's church. Rev. Father Schneider officiating. A beige suit with 
brown accessories with a shoulder corsage of roses and sweet peas was worn by the bride. 
Miss Esther Puetz, a sister, was the only attendant. She wore a dark brown suit with light 
blue accessories with a shoulder corsage of carnations and sweet peas. Bernard Heitkamp, 
brother of the groom was best man. Both groom and best man wore brown suits. 

A reception was later held in the C. M. Puetz home. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Barney 
Georger, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heitkamp and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Heitkamp and daughter. 
Friends of the bride, Florence Foertsch, Alfa Stack and Marion Pelzel were waitresses. 

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The happy couple will make their home at Grand Forks for the present, the groom heing 
a member of the U. S. Signal Cojrps. 

********** May 20, 19A3 

(The May 13th Issue is missing.) 

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ALDRICH - BOISEN 
Lt. Wm. G. Aldrich, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Aldrich, of Hankinson, and Miss Eleanor 
E. Boisen, of Sentinel Butte, ND., were married at Seattle, WA. , on Monday, May 17th, at 
4 o'clock PM. Miss Boisen had visited at the Aldrich home here for several weeks this 
spring and had made many friends while here. They will be at home at 6518 Ryan St., Seattle, 
WA. Lt. Aldrich is assigned to the Adjustant General's Department and is stationed at Sea- 
ttle as Personel Officer. ^^^^j.^.^.^.^^. „ ^n imt 

********** May 20, 1943 

KING - KURTZ 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry King announce the engagement of their daughter, Florence to Staff 
Sergeant Franklyn Kurtz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kurtz, of Fairmount, ND. Sergeant Kurtz 
is a graduate of Fairmount High School and also attended the AC at Fargo. He enlisted in 
the Air Corps soon after the outbreak of the war. He is now stationed at the advanced Army 
flying school at Stockton Field, CA. 

********** May 27, 1943 

HOHENSTERN - PROCHNOW 

Miss Adeline Hohenstern, daughter of Mrs. Frank Hohenstem, of Mantador, and Corporal 
Edward Prochnow, son of Mrs. Alfred Prochnow, Hankinson, were married Saturday evening at 
the home of the bride. Rev. Cordts officiating. 

The bride wore a street length dress of light blue with turf tan accessories and wore 
a shoulder corsage of roses and sweet peas. The maid of honor. Miss Pearl Bladow, wore a 
navy blue dress with white accessories and also had a corsage of roses and sweet peas. Art 
Prochnow, brother of the groom was best man. 

The guests were Rev. and Mrs. Cordts and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Prochnow, 
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Prochnow and son, Mrs. Wilhelmine Prochnow, Mrs. Alfred Prochnow, Mr. 
and Mrs. Herman Weiler and family. Otto Hohenstern, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Onchuck and family. 

********** May 27, 1943 

Mcdonald - swanson 

Announcement is made by John R. McDonald, of Hankinson, of the engagement of his dau- 
ghter. Miss Eloise Ann, to Pvt. William E. Swanson, of Moorhead. The wedding will occur 
Monday in Louisville, KY., in the Catholic Chapel at Bowman Field. 

Miss McDonald has been making her home in Lincoln, NE., where she as been employed 
as clerk in the civilian employment office. She attended school in Hankinson and Fargo, 
and also attended the NDAC. ********** June 3, 1943 

BENROTH - SIMONTON 
The marriage of Marion Benroth to Arnold E. Simonton, Ylc, USNR, stationed at Wahpeton, 
took place in the Sisters' Chapel, St. Francis Academy, Saturday, June 5th. 

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BOHN - WOKNER 
Miss Lorraine Bohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman C. Bohn, of Great Bend, was united 
in marriage to Ralph E. Womer, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Womer, Jr., also of Great Bend, 
Sunday, April 18th, the Rev. Rengstorf officiating. 

Mr. and Mrs. Womer will make their home in Great Bend, where he is employed with the 
W. C. Bohn & Son Implement Co. ^^*^****** ^^^^^ 29, 19A3 

SHOWER GIVEN 
A miscellaneous bridal shower was held at the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wurl home Sunday, in 
honor of their daughter Arleen who will be united in marriage to Leo Scheller in the near 
future. ********** April 29, 1943 

SECRET WEDDING 
Miss Helen Hentz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hentz and Eldred Wolfe, son of Mrs. 
Rose Wolfe, were united in marriage, Jan. 9th, 1943, in Minneapolis according to word rec- 
eived by relatives here. 

********** April 29, 1943 

SCHELLER - BUDGE 

Announcements have been received here telling of the marriage of Sgt. Everette Budge 
and Mary Scheller, both formerly of Hankinson. The wedding occurred May 4th, at Milford, 
OR. Mrs. Budge has been employed in a hospital there and Sgt. Budge is stationed in an Army 
Camp near there. They expect to come here on a visit as soon as a furlough is granted. 

********** May 6, 1943 

SCHELLER - WURL 

Miss Arlene M. Wurl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wurl, was united in marriage to 
Leo B. Scheller, son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scheller, Tuesday morning. May 5th, Rev. G. 
C. Bierens officiating at the ceremony. 

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Ceril Boelke and Phyllane and Ralph Wurl. A 
reception and dinner was served to relatives at the home of the bride's parents Tuesday 
noon and a wedding dance was given in their honor in Hankinson that night. 

The happy couple will make their home with the groom's parents until this fall. 

********** May 6, 1943 

PUETZ - HEITKAMP 

Miss Serena Puetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Puetz, of Mantador, was united in 
marriage to Mr. Charles Heitkamp, of Mooreton, Saturday morning at 8:30, the ceremony taking 
place in St. Peter and Paul's church. Rev. Father Schneider officiating. A beige suit with 
brown accessories with a shoulder corsage of roses and sweet peas was worn by the bride. 
Miss Esther Puetz, a sister, was the only attendant. She wore a dark brown suit with light 
blue accessories with a shoulder corsage of carnations and sweet peas. Bernard Heitkamp, 
brother of the groom was best man. Both groom and best man wore brown suits. 

A reception was later held in the C. M. Puetz home. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Barney 
Georger, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heitkamp and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Heitkamp and daughter. 
Friends of the bride, Florence Foertsch, Alfa Stack and Marion Pelzel were waitresses. 

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The happy couple will make their home at Grand Forks for the present, the groom being 
a member of the U. S. Signal Cojrps. 

********** May 20, 1943 

(The May I3th issue is missing.) 

********** 

ALDRICH - BOISEN 
Lt. Wm. G. Aldrich, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Aldrich, of Hankinson, and Miss Eleanor 
E. Boisen, of Sentinel Butte, ND., were married at Seattle, WA. , on Monday, May 17th, at 
4 o'clock PM. Miss Boisen had visited at the Aldrich home here for several weeks this 
spring and had made many friends while here. They will be at home at 6518 Ryan St., Seattle, 
WA. Lt. Aldrich is assigned to the Adjustant General's Department and is stationed at Sea- 
ttle as Personel Officer. ^^^^^^^^^^ „„ ,„,^ 

********** May 20, 1943 

KING - KURTZ 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry King announce the engagement of their daughter, Florence to Staff 
Sergeant Franklyn Kurtz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kurtz, of Fairmount, ND. Sergeant Kurtz 
is a graduate of Fairmount High School and also attended the AC at Fargo. He enlisted in 
the Air Corps soon after the outbreak of the war. He is now stationed at the advanced Army 
flying school at Stockton Field, CA. 

********** flay 27 1943 

HOHENSTERN - PROCHNOW 

Miss Adeline Hohenstern, daughter of Mrs. Frank Hohenstem, of Mantador, and Corporal 
Edward Prochnow, son of Mrs. Alfred Prochnow, Hankinson, were married Saturday evening at 
the home of the bride, Rev. Cordts officiating. 

The bride wore a street length dress of light blue with turf tan accessories and wore 
a shoulder corsage of roses and sweet peas. The maid of honor. Miss Pearl Bladow, wore a 
navy blue dress with white accessories and also had a corsage of roses and sweet peas. Art 
Prochnow, brother of the groom was best man. 

The guests were Rev. and Mrs. Cordts and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Prochnow, 
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Prochnow and son, Mrs. Wilhelmine Prochnow, Mrs. Alfred Prochnow, Mr. 
and Mrs. Herman Weiler and family. Otto Hohenstern, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Onchuck and family. 

********** May 27, 1943 

McDonald - swanson 

Announcement is made by John R. McDonald, of Hankinson, of the engagement of his dau- 
ghter. Miss Eloise Ann, to Pvt. William E. Swanson, of Moorhead. The wedding will occur 
Monday in Louisville, KY., in the Catholic Chapel at Bowman Field. 

Miss McDonald has been making her home in Lincoln, NE., where she as been employed 
as clerk in the civilian employment office. She attended school in Hankinson and Fargo, 
and also attended the NDAC. ********^* j^^^ 3^ I943 

BENROTH - SIMONTON 
The marriage of Marion Benroth to Arnold E. Simonton, Ylc, USNR, stationed at Wahpeton, 
took place in the Sisters' Chapel, St. Francis Academy, Saturday, June 5th. 

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Fr. Bierens officiated at the vows that were exchanged at 10 AM. The nuptial ceremony 
was the first of its kind ever to be held in the chapel. The bride is a graduate of the 
Academy. 

The bride was attired in a white satin gown and full length veil. Her bouquet was com- 
posed of pink roses, lilies of the valley and sweet peas. She was given in marriage by her 
father, Nick Benroth. In attendance to the bride were Miss Cecelia Jaeger, the bride's cou- 
sin, in a yellow satin formal and Miss Helen Krump, demure in a powder blue satin formal. 
James Fischer, cousin of the bride, was best man, while Walter Kwasny, USNR, served as usher. 

A wedding breakfast was served in the home of the bride's parents following the wedding. 
In the evening, dinner places were laid for thirty five guests. The centerpiece was a very 
attractive six layer cake, surmounted by appropriate figures of a sailor and bride. 

...Contributed ********** june 10, 1943 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF JOSEPHINE MEIDE 

Mr. and Mrs. Dominek L. Meide announce the engagement of their daughter, Josephine, of 
Fargo, to Sgt. Edward Fransen, of Seymour, IN. Edward is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Fransen, 
of Chicago, IL. ********** june 10, 1943 

TIX - KING 

Robert Tix, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tix, was united in marriage to Violet King, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. John King of Fairmount on Thursday, June 3rd, at the Methodist parsonage at 
4 o'clock. Attendants were the twin sister of the bride, Velma, and a cousin, Lloyd King. 

The young couple will make their home with the groom's parents, south of Hankinson. A 
wedding shower was given Friday night, in their honor, at Sonora. 

********** June 10, 1943 

BARNES - PEARCE 

The wedding of Miss Avenelle Barnes, daughter of T. W. Robey and Tom Pearce, of New 
York, was held on June 6th, at the Congregational Church here. The service was performed 
by Rev. Jas . Davidson. The bridal couple had three attendants. Miss Evelyn Roehm, of 
Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Maas, of this city. 

The bride was attired in a custom suit of powder blue with a shoulder length veil of 
blue tulle, held with a coronet of flowers. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley, 
with touches of blue snapdragons. Her only jewelry was a gold cross, a gift of the groom. 

Following the wedding a breakfast was prepared and served by Mrs. Alfred Hein and Mrs. 
Harry Worner. Miss Barnes gave her attendants Lucien Lelong perfume. Mr. Pearce presented 
Mr. Maas with a brown leather billfold. The gift from the bride to the bridegroom was a 
brown leather wallet. 

Out of town guests were: Miss Florence Komp, of Minneapolis, and Howard Cox, Jr., and 
Miss Patsy Cox, of Hudson, WI. The couple left that afternoon on a honeymoon to be spent 
with his parents in New York. 

....Contributed ********** June 10, 1943 

PRE-NUPTIAL SHOWER 

A pre-nuptial shower was held at the home of Mrs. Mike Bresneham on Sunday in honor of 

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her daughter, Janette and Emil Evenson, who will be married in the near future. 

********** June 10, 19A3 

Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Mauer and family returned home Tuesday from Chicago, where they 
attended the wedding of their daughter, Magdalene. 

********** June 10, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON Miss Ruby Christiansen, daughter of Mrs. Bertha Christiansen, of New 

Effington, and Russell Knudsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gabrial Knudsen, of Lien Township, were 

married June 8th, by Rev. M. A. Olson here. Miss Evelyn Christiansen, of Watertown, SD . , 

and Elmer Knudsen attended. ^^^^^^^^^^ j^^^ 24, 1943 

STEIN - FINK 
Announcements have been received in Hankinson this week, announcing the marriage of 
Miss Leona Stein, daughter of Edward Stein, on June 12th. The wedding service took place 
at Seattle, WA. After a short honeymoon the groom will leave for Canada where he is in 
training. The bride will remain at San Diego, where she is employed. 

********** June 24, 1943 

ARNDT - BOMERSEIN 
Henry Arndt, son of Mrs, M. Arndt and Bertha Bomersein, of St. Paul, were united in 
marriage the fore part of June at the Zion Lutheran Church at St. Paul. The couple are 
now living on the groom's farm in Elma Township. 

********** June 24, 1943 

BRESNEHAN - EVENSON 
At a pretty home ceremony Thursday afternoon, at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. 
Martina Bresnehan of Hankinson, occurred the marriage of Janette Bresnehan to Emil 0. 
Evenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Evenson, of Lien Township. 

The simple single ring ceremony was read by Rev. J. E. Borgen beneath an arch of white 
bells, and a setting of garden flowers. The bride, attired in a white lace floor length 
gown with a finger tip veil, was given in marriage by her uncle, Orman Gowin, of Doran, MN. 
The Maid of Honor was Mrs. Herbert Marquette, of Fairmount, and Mildred Evenson was the 
bridesmaid. The groom was attended by Elmer Bresnehan and Marvin Evenson. 

The wedding day was the 48th Anniversary of the groom's parents. Following a honeymoon 
trip to points in Minnesota, the couple will make their home with the groom's parents in 
Lien Township. ^^^^^^^^^^^^ j^^^ 24, 1943 

STOLTENOW - MILLBRANDT 
A pretty wedding ceremony took place in the Evangelical Church Sunday morning at 10 o' 
clock, when Florence, daughter of Mrs. Martha Stoltenow became the bride of Allen Milbrandt 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Milbrandt. Rev. Moritz performed the ceremony. The bridemaids 
were her sister, Bernice, and Dorothy Hoeft, niece of the bride. Mr. Millbrandt was attend- 
ed by Elmer Boldt, nephew of the groom, and Manville Stoltenow, cousin of the bride. The 
bride wore a beautiful white satin gown and finger-tip veil. 

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A reception dinner was held at the Hotel Wahpeton for the bridal couple and attendants 
and a shower was given them the same afternoon at the bride's home. 

********** July 1 1943 

KEENAN - STOLTENOW 

Trinity Lutheran Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding Thursday evening, when 
Miss Ruth Keenan was united in marriage to Gilbert Stoltenow. Rev. J. Rengstorf performed 
the ceremony. The bride, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Keenan, of Barney, was attract- 
ively gowned in a white dress with a long train, her finger-tip veil being held in place 
with a tiara of seed pearls. Bridesmaid was Elaine Stoltenow, and Ralph Keenan was bestman. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents near 
Barney, and later in the evening a reception was held at Mantador. The happy couple will 
make their home with the groom's mother, Mrs. Lena Stoltenow. 

********** July 1, 1943 

STEIN - QUAM 

Miss Verna Stein was united in marriage Tuesday afternoon to Carrol Quam. The cere- 
mony took place at the Evangelical Church here, with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating. Miss 
Stein is the daughter of Edward Stein of this city. 

Bridesmaids were Doris Stack and Alice Quam and the groom's attendants were Edgar Quam 
and Allen Stein. A reception was held at the church parlors following the ceremony for 
ninety guests and a wedding dance was held in the evening here. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and the groom a prominent young 
man of near Lidgerwood. The couple will make their home on a farm northwest of Lidgerwood. 
Their many friends wish them happiness in their journey through life together. 

********** July 1, 1943 

BOMMERSBACH - SIEVERT 

Angeline Bommersbach, of Forman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, was united 
in marriage to Leo Sievert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sievert, of Forman, at the St. Francis 
Academy Chapel here Saturday morning, July 3rd. Attending the couple were Geraldine Lock, 
of Rutland, and Chas. Bommersbach. 

A wedding breakfast was served to the bridal couple and Fr. Bierens at the bride's 
parents home. After a short honeymoon, Sgt. Sievert will return to his camp in St. Louis, MO. 
The bride will resume her duties at the FSA office in Forman. 

********** July 8, 1943 

TO BE MARRIED 

Word has been received by relatives here telling of the coming marriage of Miss Elna 

Tiegs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theo Tiegs, now of St. Roscoe, CA, She will be married on 
July 18th. ^^*^^***** July 8^ 1943 



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ROEDER - JAEGER 
Stanley A. Jaeger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jaeger, and Miss Lenora A. Roeder, daughter 
of William Roeder, were united in marriage Friday, July 9th. Rev. A. A. Graf performed the 
ceremony at 9 PM. Attendants were Clifford Milbrandt and Mrs. Graf. The young couple will 
make their home at the Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roeder farm where the groom is employed. 

********** July 15, 1943 

TO BE MARRIED 
Friends will be surprised to hear of the coming marriage of Joseph Schultz, of Bremer- 
ton, WA. Joseph attended school at Mantador and at Hankinson and has a host of friends who 

wish him much happiness. 

********** July 29, 19A3 

MOHS - BOHN 

Pvt. Milton Bohn, of Colorado, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bohn, and Miss Mildred Mohs, 

daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mohs, of Minneapolis, were married Thursday at Breckenridge, 

in the Ed Hingst home. Rev. Rengstorf officiated. Ed Hingst and Mrs. Lloyd Hingst were 

their attendants. Milton left for his camp in Colorado Sunday and Mrs. Bohn will stay with 

her parents in Minneapolis for the immediate future. 

********** July 29, 1943 

STILES NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Hentz attended the wedding of Mrs. Hentz ' sister, 
Agnes Navratil at New Effington on Thursday afternoon. 

********** July 29, 19A3 

PARCEL SHOWER 
An open-house parcel shower was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Navratil Sun- 
day evening in honor of Pvt. and Mrs. Magnes Tasa (nee Agnes Navratil), who were married 
Thursday. The couple received many lovely gifts. 

********** July 29, 1943 

KATH - SCHOLFOURTH 

Herman Kath and Eleanor Scholfourth, of Lidgerwood, were united in marriage by Rev. 

Cloeter, at Lidgerwood Wednesday, July 28th. A wedding dance was held in the evening in 

the Z. C. B. J. Hall. 

********** July 29, 1943 

ARNOLD TIEGS IN CALIF., ATTENDS SISTER'S WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Tiegs write friends here that they are now settled at Roscoe, CA. 
They report they arrived in time to attend the marriage of Elna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Theo. Tiegs, of that city, who was united in marriage to Gifford Purdy at the Lutheran Church 
at Burbank, CA. The groom's attendant was Sgt. Wilmar Tiegs and bridesmaid was Ruby Purdy, 
sister of the groom. The wedding took place on July 11th. 

********** July 29, 1943 

MALHUM WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Mahlura received word Monday that their son, Lieut. Arnold Mahlum 

was married Saturday evening at Richmond, VA., to Miss Eleanor Edson. 

********** July 29, 1943 

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Mrs. John M. Jaeger and her granddaughter, Romae Lenzen, of St. Cloud, returned here 
Wednesday from Mooreton, where they visited in the Alfred Jaeger and George Feneis homes. 
They also attended the marriage of Miss Dorothy Klosterman and Adolph Enhenneis. 

********** July 29 1943 

BERNARD - SCHAEFBAUER 
A pretty wedding occurred last Wednesday at St. Michaels Church at Harriet, SD., when 
Miss Augusta Schaefbauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schaefbauer, and Kenneth M. Bern- 
ard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard, were united in marriage by Rev. C. Koster. Julia 
and Teresa Bernard were flower girls. Martin Schaefbauer attended the groom. The newlyweds 
returned to Fairmount following the wedding, where the groom is employed. 

********** August 5, 1943 

BLANCHAS - RADLOFF 
Miss Mildred Blanchas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Blanchas, of Jamestown, became 
the bride of George R. Radloff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Radloff, of Hankinson, Monday, 
July 25th, at Wibaux, MT. 

The bride was attired in a navy blue street dress with white accessories. The brides- 
maid was Miss Caroline Halsey and the groom was attended by Sgt. Eugene Carroll. 

The bride is a graduate of the Jamestown High School and College and the V. C. T. C, 
and is now employed by Joy Winegar. George is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and 
attended Jamestown College and the V. C. T. C, and is now employed by the Elk's Club at 
Dickinson, ND., where they will make their home. 

********** August 5, 1943 

DONALD GRAWE WED 
Donald Grawe, of the United States Navy and Violet Warren were united in marriage July 
30th in Honolulu, Hawaii, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. 
Grawe. Mrs. Grawe is a Civil Service employee there. Mrs. (Mildred Maas) Blonden, was a 
guest at the wedding. ********** August 12, 1943 

SGT. BIGGS - ROOS 
COLTON, CA. NEWS Master Sgt. Charles R. Biggs claimed a bride on July 27th, exch- 
anging vows with Miss Frances L. Roos, of Rapid City, SD. The bride has been employed by 
an optical company. She is the daughter of Mrs. Mae Roos, of Seattle, WA. Sergeant Biggs 
is a son of the late Mrs. Lily Biggs, of Hankinson. The newlyweds will reside at the McNair 
home, in Colton. ********** August 19, 1943 

MEYER - DARGAN 
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Meyer have received word of the marriage of their daughter, Lucille 
Lois, to Arthur Dargan, of Fort Ord, CA. The wedding took place in the Congregational Chur- 
ch in Pacific Grove, CA., on August 17th. The bride is a graduate of the local high school 
and of the State School of Science, Wahpeton. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. }\. 
Dargan, 1259 Second St. N., Fargo, and of the State School of Science. He is in the Army 

and is stationed at Fort Ord, near Pacific Grove, where they will make their home for the 

********** August 26, 1943 

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Filem # 1582 Aug. 29, 1940 - Aug. 27, 1943 

HANKENSON NEWS 

FORMER GAME WARDEN DIED 
OAKES... .Oakes lost one of its most highly respected citizens when death claimed 
the life of George A. Wilson at St. Luke's Hospital in Fsirgo Friday morning, August 16th. 

Mr. Wilson was a sportsman, and former game wcurden in this community, 

********** Aug. 29, 1940 

FDNERAL HEU) FOR ANDREW MOURER 

Mr. Andrew Mourer, Sr., pioneer citizen of this community, died in a loczJ. hospital 
in Hankinson Sunday, Sept. 1st, following an illness of long standing. Mr. Mourer was one 
of Richlcind County's earliest settlers, coming here in 1882. He, with his family pioneered 
in Dakota Territory, and developed a fine home for his family. In 1928, he retired and 
moved to California, where he made his home vintil just a few months ago. 

Andrew Mourer, Sr., was bom on Febrviary 26, 1860, at Circleville, OH. He moved to 
Logcm, lA., with his family at an early age and in 1882, he came to Dakota Territory and 
settled in what is now Greendale Township. 

On Dec. 30th, 1891, he was married to Mary A. Tyson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert 
A. Tyson, who survives. Seven children were bom to this \jnion, five of whom survive, And- 
rew R. of HEinkinson; Cleon N., of Pocatello, ID.j Mrs. A. C. Petterson, of Hanlcinson, ND.; 
Mrs. F. A. Miller, of Robinson, ND.; and Mrs. 0. F. Caulkins, of Fairmount, ND., and also 
a brother, P. W. Mourer, and a sister, Mrs. M. W. Wilson, of Logsin, lA. Tliere are seventeen 
living grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church at Heinkinson, Wednesday, Sept. 
4th at 2 PM., with Rev. Osbom officiating. Interment was in Tyson Cemetery. 

Deceased was a faithful member of the Congregational Church, being a member of the 
Tyson congregation in early years. He was a great lover of nature, and many groves in Green- 
dale Township stand as a monvmient to his work here. 

********** September 5, 1940 

MRS. ALBERT UMBRIET FUNERAL FRIDAY 

Mrs. Mbert tJmbriet died Tuesday evening at the St. Francis Hospital after undergoing 
an appendectomy Aug. 20th. The funeral will be held Friday at the Evangeliccil Church in 
Great Bend. Mrs. Dmbriet is the sister of Art Griepentrog. An obituary will be published 
next week ********** September 5, 1940 

L. J. OKERLDND DIED 

The New Effington community was deeply grieved to hear of the death of Lars J. Oker- 
Ixmd, who passed away at the Sisseton Hospital Wednesday evening. 

********** September 5, 1940 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jentz and daughter. Donna Mae, and Mrs. L. C. Jentz returned Monday 

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MRS. A. UMBREIT FUNERAL HELD 

Mrs. Albert Umbreit, of Great Bend, died at the Breckenridge Hospital, death following 
an appendectomy operation performed two weeks ago. 

Funeral services were held Friday at the Ev. Church, Rev.'s W. Hoy and R. Strutz, con- 
ducting the services. 

Mrs. Umbreit was born Oct. 17th, 1885, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Griepentrog. 
On December 19th, 1904, she was united in marriage to Albert Umbreit. 

Surviving are her husband and children, Mrs. Cliff Welsh, Mrs. Max Lienen, Roger and 
Loren of Milwaukee, WI.; Vernie, Morrel, Ray and Mae at home. Five brothers and two sis- 
ters also survive. ********** September 12, 1940 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ROGER BEITHON 

Roger Gene Beithon, 3 year old son of Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Beithon, of this city, died 
in the Breckenridge Hospital, Sept. 8th, after only a few days illness. 

Funeral services were held from the Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon. Rev. W. 
M. Osborn, in conducting the services rendered the following eulogy: 

"Roger Gene Beithon was bom in Hankinson on February 23rd, 1937, He lived his short 
life of three years, six months and fifteen days at the home of his parents here. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his father and mother, Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Beithon, two 
brothers, Bruce and Paul, and one sister, Patricia, many other relatives and many friends 
who knew and loved the little boy." 

"Roger was a bright, active child bore bravely the pain he had to suffer in his life 
and was very popular with his playmates. All that medical skill and knowledge could do 
and that loving parents and friends could do, was done to save him from the disease that 
overcame him." 

"We shall miss little Roger from our neighborhood very much. We can ill afford to 

lose one of the little children, who make life so much brighter and happier than it would 

otherwise be. But it seems that God wants the little children in heaven also, so He takes 

some of them to himself." 

********** September 12, 1940 

WILLIAM COPPIN 

William Coppin, 59, resident of Richland County since 1881, died at his home near 
Wahpeton, Sunday. 

Mr. Coppin was born September 16th, 1880, at Mitchell, Ontario. His parents moved 
to Heinkinson when he was six months old. He married in 1909, and they then moved to 
a farm near Wahpeton in 1914, where the family residence still is. 

The funeral was held yesterday at 1:30 PM. Rev. Ross Hartman officiated. Mr. Coppin 
leaves Mrs. Coppin, two daughters, Mrs. Calmer Carlson an(3 Doris Coppin; four brothers, 
John, George and Philip, of Hankinson, and Thomas, Bakersfield, CA. ; a sister, Mrs. Alice 
Baker, of Wahpeton; and one granddaughter. 

********** September 12, 1940 



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FUNERAL HELD AT GREAT BEND 
Funeral services were held at Great Bend Tuesday for Mrs. Pauline Faehnrich, who 
died at her home in Kensal, ND. Rev. Hoy officiated. 

********** September 19, 1940 

MCXDRETON MAN DIED FROM HEART ATTACK 
MOORETON .... Edward Olson, 59, of Mooreton, died last Saturday at his home here from 
a heart attack. He was taken ill while working in his barber shop and after going home 
expired before medical aid could arrive. 

********** Septeiaber 19, 1940 

MANTADOR. .. .Sympathy of the community is expressed to W. T. Haen in the death of his 
father, Mr. Haen, of Renville, MN. Mr. Haen left Friday to attend the funeral which was 
held Wednesday. ********** September 19, 1940 

FAIRMOUNT. . . .Rev. DeWitt Myers went to Casselton last Friday to attend the funeral ser- 
vices of Rev. W. J. Medland, a retired minister who formerly served at Lidgerwood and Milnor. 

Burial was in Park River, ND. ********** „^. -.o irv„^ 

********** September 19, 1940 

OPERATION FATAL TO LOCAL MOTHER 

Mrs. Wra. A. Anderson, of this city, died at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , 
September 22nd, death following a caesarean operation. 

Funeral services were held at the home in Hankinson, Tuesday, and the body was taken 
to her former home in McHenry, ND., for services and burial. Rev. W. M. Osbom conducted 
the services. 

Ruth Mobeck was born May 6th, 1905, in McHenry, where she resided until her marriage to 
Wm. Anderson, following which they moved to Minot, and last spring came to Hankinson. 

Surviving are her husband and four children. Three sisters and one brother also survive. 

********** September 26, 1940 

FRANK MONGOVEN KILLED IN ACCIDENT 

Mr. J. W. Mongoven received the sad news on Thursday afternoon that his brother, Frank 
Mongoven, Minneapolis worker at a Northern States Power Plant at St. Cound, MN. , was elect- 
rocuted when he touched a wire conducting 32,000 volts. 

Mr. Mongoven left that seime night for Minneapolis to attend the funeral which was held 

at Chippewa Falls, WI. ^^^^o.*^^...* ^^^-> tn/m 

■f-f ' ********** October 3, 1940 

MANTADOR. .. .SISTER DIED.... Mrs. James Rybicka received the sad news of her sister's 
death at St. Paul, MN., and left Thursday to attend the funeral. Sympathy of her friends 
is extended to Mrs. Rybicka in her bereavement. 

********** October 3, 1940 

GREAT BEND.... Miss Grace Synder, of Fargo, received a message from Ontario, Canada, 
that her grandfather Synder passed away. Miss Snyder left immediately for Canada to be 
present for the funeral. Last Tuesday Miss Synder visited her grandparents here, Mr. and 
Mrs. George Worner, Sr. ********** October 3, 1940 

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WROLSTAD FUNERAL 
The coramunity was greatly shocked to hear of the sudden death of Andrew Wrolstad, 
who passed away Sunday evening. Funeral services were held at the Ferkinstad Church Wed- 
nesday afternoon. ********** October 3, 1940 

CHARLES ROSSOW DIED ON SUNDAY 
Chas. Wm. Rossow, of Great Bend, died at a Fergus Falls Hospital Sunday, after a year's 
illness. Funeral services were held from the Lutheran Church Wednesday, Rev. Klausler off- 
iciating . 

Chas. Win. Rossow was born February 17th, 1893, in town Brandenburg, Richland County, 
and was confirmed in the Lutheran Church by the now sainted Pastor T. Hinck. On Dec. 29th, 
1915, he was married to Miss Grace St. John, at Reeseville, WI., and they made their home 
on a farm southeast of Great Bend. 

He is survived by his widow, two sons, Morris and Dallas; a daughter died in early 
infancy; by two brothers, Julius, of Hankinson; Emil, Buchanan, MI., six sisters, Mrs. 
Wm. Rossow, Campbell, MN., Mrs. Carl Trittin, Great Bend; Mrs. Otto Strege, Lidgerwood; 
Mrs. Frank Knueppel, of Great Bend; Mrs. Frank Zietlow, Hankinson, and Mrs. Ernest Klawit- 
ter, Wyndmere. ********** October 10, 1940 

ED KROGNESS DIED 
WYNDMERE .... Ed Krogness, prominent and influential fanner of the Wyndmere vicinity, 
passed away suddenly at his farm home last Saturday morning. Mr. Krogness had been suff- 
ering from dropsy for sometime past and had just recently returned from the hospital at 
Breckenridge where he had been receiving treatment. His condition was considered greatly 
improved and his sudden passing came as a distinct shock to the community. 

********** October 10, 1940 

MRS. ULLRICH DIED 
Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow received the sad news of the death of Mrs. Wm. Ullrich, 
of Horicon, WI. Mrs. Ullrich has visited here with relatives a number of times. 

********** October 10, 1940 

GREAT BEND.... WORD OF DEATH.... The Cast and Koppelman families received word from 
Moorhead, MN., that Mrs. Frank Kalsow passed away at 7:45 Wednesday. She had been ill 
for two years. 

Mrs. Kalsow was bom in Buse Township, Otter Tail County, MN., December 20, 1881. 
Her maiden name was Margaret Helen Cast. She was married to Frank Kalsow in Otter Tail 
County on April 27th, 1905, and they moved immediately to Moorhead. Surviving are: Mr. 
Kalsow, two sons, Roy and Ralph at home, and two daughters, Mrs. Gordon Hanson, of Bill- 
ings, MT., and Mrs. John Lindner, of Fargo. 

********** October 17, 1940 

MR. AND MRS. KRAUSE ATTEND LELM FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Krause received the sad news of the death of Mrs. Arthur I^lm, 
of Peoria, IL. Mrs. Krause and Verdell accompanied Mr. Arthur Lelm and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. 

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Lei.~ anc Mrs. SagiTiuri ro Turtle Lake, ND., to attend the funeral. 

********** October 24, 1940 

FUNERAL HELD FOR GREAT BEND MAN 
Waldemar Stoltenow, only son of Mrs. Alvina Stoltenow, of Great Bend, passed away at 
the St. Francis Hospital, Saturday morning where he was teiken several weeks ago. 

Waldemar Stoltenow was bom November 28th, 1913, in Brandenburg Township and was 26 
years old at the time of his death. 

His death creates profound sorrow throughout our community where Waldemar was widely 
known as an exceptionally fine yoting man. He is survived by his faithful young wife; his 
mother, three half-brothers, Reuben, Ben and Elroy, all of this community, and five half- 
sisters, Mrs. William Gritzmacher (Rhoda) , of Paynesville, MN., Mrs. Mantz (Alice), of 
Paynesville, MN., Mrs. George Schulz (Rebecca), of near Great Bend, Mrs. Anton Griepentrog 
(Mollis), of Great Bend, and Esther Stoltenow, of Great Bend, 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Zion Evangelical Church before 
a multitude of sorrowing friends and relatives. Rev. W.H. Hoy conducting the services. 

********** October 24, 1940 

CHARLES DOBBERSTEIN PASSED AWAY ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 21st 
Charles Dobberstein, 66, of New Effington, passed away Monday, October 21st, at a Sis- 
seton hospital. Death came after a short illness in which Mr. Dobberstein had suffered 
from various attacks of internal hemorrhages. 

Funeral services were held at the Nazarene Church in Rosholt today (Thursday) at 2 o' 
clock. A short service was conducted at the house at 1 o'clock. He was buried in the West 
Cemetery in the family lot. His wife preceeded him in death seven years ago. 

Mr. Dobberstein was a member of the Lein School Board for 35 years, and was a faithful 
member of the local Nazarene Church. 

********** October 24, 1940 

MRS. PETER BISEK DIED AT NEW EFFINGTON 
NEW EFFINGTON .... The community was very greatly shocked to hear of the sudden passing 
of Mrs. Peter Bisek, who died Monday morning. 

********** October 31, 1940 

MRS. AUGUST HOEFS 
Services were held Wednesday in the Immanuel Lutheran Church near Lidgerwood for Mrs. 
August Hoefs, 63, (nee Lida Dumke) who died Svmday from a heart ailment. Rev. Julius Cloe- 
ter was the minister in charge. Mr. and Mrs. Hoefs farmed in Duerr Township, Richland County. 

They were married May 30th, 1899. She leaves to mourn: Mr. Hoefs, a son Arthur, also 
of Duerr Township, and a daughter, Mrs. Alfred Fust, of Cayuga, ND. , also two brothers, Rob- 
ert and William Dumke, of Hankinson, and one sister, Mrs. Wm. Hoefs. 

********** October 31, 1940 

RECEIVES SAD NEWS 
Mrs. George Schuett returned from Minneapolis Sijnday morning, where she spent the 
week-end with her sister, Mrs. Walters. Sxuiday night Mrs. Schuett received a phone call 
saying her sister had passed away. She left Monday for Minneapolis to attend the funeral. 

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7-YEAR-GLD BOY DIED WEDNESDAY 
Edwin, "Buddie," 7 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Stach, died at the Wahpeton 
Hospital Wednesday, where he was taken earlier in the day. The little child was taken ill 
Saturday, and his condition rapidly became worse. Following his arrival at the hospital 
the lad failed to rally and death ensued. 

Edwin Roland Stach was bom on November 29th, 1934, near Hankinson, ND. He was the 
son of Mr. Edwin Stack and his wife, Olinda (nee Steinwehr.) He started attending the public 
school this fall. 

He leaves to mourn him, his parents, one sister, Janet, one brother, Clark, two grand- 
fathers, Carl Stach and Theodore Steinwehr, his great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stein- 
wehr, whose first great grandchild he was, nine uncles, three aunts and other relatives. 

********** November 7, 1940 

CHILD DIED 
The seven week old child of Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Ohm, died Tuesday. Funeral services 
were conducted by Rev. Cloeter at the Lutheran Church, south of Lidgerwood, today (Thursday.) 

********** November 7, 1940 

DIED OF AUTO CRASH 
LAMARS. . . .Mr . Henry Walter received the sad news Thursday evening that his sister, Mrs. 
Mary Fogarty, had been injured in an auto accident somewhere in the Black Hills. Mr. Walter 
and son, Paul, left at once, but Mrs. Fogarty passed away of a heart attack before they 
arrived. Paul returned home to accompany his mother to the home at Hampton, lA. , for the 
funeral, while Mr. Walter accompanied the body there. The funeral was held Monday morning. 
Mrs. Fogarty had spent several weeks here visiting her brother and family. 

********** November 7, 1940 

FUNERAL SATURDAY MRS. HEMMERLING 
Mrs. Mcirtin Hemmerling, 82, passed away at her home in this city last night. Funeral 
services will be held at St. Philip's Church, Saturday at 10 o'clock. An obittiary will be 
published next week. ********** November 14, 1940 

WRECK AT WATKINS 
Two Soo Line trains crashed at Watkins, MN., during the blizzard, and in the collision 

Walter Strom, fireman, was killed. 

********** November 14, 1940 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kiel motored to Marshall, MN., Tuesday, where they 
attended funeral services of a relative. They returned home on Thursday afternoon. 

********** November 14, 1940 

NEW EFFINGTON .... After four long years of of ten-times intense suffering from the 
dread disease, cancer, Mrs. N. D. Manley, "Gold Star" Mother dropped into her eternal rest 
last Thursday, November 9th, at 12 o'clock noon. 

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RED OVJL ADVERTISING MANAGER DIED 
Mr. E. B. Dunsworth, advertising manager of the Red Owl Stores, residing in Minneap- 
olis, died November 17th. He had been with the company since 1922. 

********** November 28, 1940 

FUNERAL FOR LITTLE ROTH CHILD FRIDAY 
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Philip's Church for 
the 2h months old infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Roth. The little child passed away 
Wednesday in the Breckenridge Hospital where he had been confined by illness since birth. 
Funeral services will be conducted by Fr. Drierker. 

********** November 28, 1940 

FUNERAL HELD FOR WIDOW OF FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR SOLDIER 
Funeral services were held Tuesday from the Wipperman Chapel for Mrs. Mathilda Budack, 
88 years and 20 days, who had been in ailing health for a number of years. Burial was in 
the local Lutheran Cemetery. Grandmother Budack was always a faithful member of the Luth- 
eran Church, and her sacrificial and untiring duties for her relatives and neighbors leaves 
a loving memory in many hearts. 

Mrs. Mathilde Budack, nee Kock, was bom on November 9th, 1852, in the Province of Bran- 
denburg, Germany. She was married on November 21st, 1873, to Mr. John Budack, a veteran of 
the Franco-Prussian War. With her husband and children, she came to America in 1885, find- 
ing first a home in Belford Township. In 1888 her husband took up a homestead in Duerr 
Township, which was the family home for 22 years. In 1910 they came to Hankinson. In 1913 
Mrs. Wm. Martin, a daughter, died, leaving the care of four small children to Grandma Budack, 
a duty which she faithfully performed. Ten years ago her husband, with whom she had lived 
in a happy marriage for 57 years, died. 

She is survived by two sons, Frank, of Fergus Falls, and Herman, of this neighborhood, 
and nijmerous grand and great-grandchildren. 

********** December 5, 1940 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. MAX GOLLNICK 

Though it did not come unexpectedly, the news of the passing away of Mrs. Max Gollnick 
on Monday of this week came as a message of sorrow to many hearts in this community, to 
whom she had been bound by the ties of relationship and friendship. Mrs. Gollnick was a 
long-time resident of this community and by reason of her cordial manner had made many 
friends . 

Wilhelmine Frederika Heesch was the daughter of the late William Heesch and his wife, 
Fredrika nee Soek. She was bom at Plain View, lA. , on July 27th, 1882. Later the family 
moved to Okabena, MN., where they resided for a short period. In the late 1890 's they came 
to Hankinson. Her father passed away here in January of this year. She was baptized and 
confirmed at Emmanuel Church by Rev. F. Walther, who was then pastor of that church. 

On July 26th, 1900, she was united in marriage with Mr. Max Gollnick. After their 
marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Gollnick made their home on various farms in North and South Dakota 
and in Hankinson, which has been their home since that time. 

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Mrs. Gollnick began to ail seriously about a year ago. During the last half year she 
has been a patient in the hospitals at Breckenridge and Hankinson for a time and later con- 
fined to her bed in her home. She passed away at her home on Monday morning, Dec. 9th, 1940 
at the age of 58 years, 4 months and 12 days. 

She leaves to mourn her, her husband. Max Gollnick, three sons, Edward, of Rosholt, SD. ; 
Rudolph, of VTheaton, MN.; and Clarence, at home; three daughters; Mrs. Lyla Medenwaldt, of 
Hankinson; Mrs. Florence Clouse, of New Effington, SD.; and Mrs. Ethel Stave, at home; two 
brothers. Otto and William Heesch; four sisters, Mrs. Laura Bladow, of Hankinson; Mrs. Alma 
Bickerton, of Elk Horn, Manitoba, Canada; Mrs. Ella Medenwaldt, of Lidgerwood; and Mrs. 
Bertha Medenwaldt, of Hankinson, three sons-in-law; three daughters-in-law; five grandchild- 
ren; and other relatives and many friends. 

Funeral services were held on the afternoon of Thtirsday, Dec. 12th, beginning at 1 o' 
clock at the family home and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church. Rev. Eyrich 
officiated at the services. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery near this city. 

Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased: Harold and Arthur Voeltz, Dennis Medenwaldt, 
Rueben Bladow, Arthur Gollnick and Henry Bohn. 

********** December 12, 1940 

FORMER RICHLAND PIONEER DIED IN CHICAGO 

WAHPETON . . . . B . F. Lounsbury, former Wahpeton businessman, died at Chicago Wednesday 
morning. He was about 85 yeras old. He was making his home with his son, C. E. "Ned" 
Lounsbury, for many years states attorney of Richland County. 

********** December 12, 1940 

CLARENCE BARNEY, FORMER RESIDENT, DEAD 

Word has been received in Hankinson of the death of Clarence Barney, former resident 
of Elma Township. 

Mr. Barney died on December 8th at Rice Lake, MN., of a heart attack. He had been an 
auto salesman. He was born on Oct. 9th. 1886, at Blunt, SD. Three sons survive and one 
sister, Mrs. John Kiel. 

Mrs. Kiel and Mrs. Steve George attended the funeral which was held December 11th. 

********** December 19, 1940 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Rev. W. M. Osborn and Dick Bellin autoed to Hillsboro, Wednesday to attend the funeral 
of Mrs. Chas. Hemple. ********** December 19, 1940 

LIDGERWOOD. .. .Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 PM. , in the Episcopal Church 
for Mrs. Addie Movius, of Fargo, former Lidgerwood pioneer, who died Thursday night in her 
home. Rev. Galen Onstad, of Oakes, conducted the services. 

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SAM ELLIS DIED: FUNERAL THURS . 

Mr. Sam Ellis, a pioneer resident of this conununity, died Sunday morning from a heart 
attack. Mr. Ellis had left his home to make a call on Albert Franz, and was stricken while 
on his way, apparently passing away immediately. Mr. Peter P. Krump noticed the man lying 
on the ground as he was driving by. Mr. Krump picked the stricken man up and took him to 
the Tiegs Hospital, where he was given oxygen, but medical help was of no avail. Deceased 
had been ailing since December 1st. 

Sam Ellis was bom on September 15th, 1880 at Waukasha, WI., and at an early age came to 
to Hankinson with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis. On August 5th, 1908, he was married 
to Marie Gruenberg, of Wahpeton, and they resided on a farm southwest of town for many years 
and then moved to a farm near Fairmount. After a few years in that community he moved to 
Hankinson, where he had since made his home. 

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Fred, of Lidgerwood; John, of Mooreton; George of 
Chicago, and two daughters, Mrs. Ben Marohl, of Hankinson, and Dorothy, at home, three bro- 
thers and two sisters also survive. 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon from the home at 1 o'clock and 
from the Congregational Church at 2 o'clock. Rev. O. E. Kinzellar, of Fairmovmt Methodist 
Church, will conduct the services. 

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FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. MATHIAS BRANDENBURGER 
Mrs. Mathias Brandenburger , resident of Wahpeton since 1925, died at the St. Francis 
Hospital at 3:50 PM., Christmas Day. Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 
ten at Rosholt, SD. , and burial was in St. Nicholas Cemetery near there. 

Anna Brandenburger came to the United States from the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg in 1890 
with her sister. They lived at Lake City, MN., for a time. Mrs. Brandenburger was born on 
July 9th, 1860, and was married January 7th, 1891, at Oak Wood, ND., to Mathias Brandenburger. 
The couple were poor but hard working and when news came to them that the Indian reservation 
southwest of here was open to homesteading they homesteaded there in 1891. 

They lived there until 1925, when they went to Wahpeton, where they have since made 
their home. Mrs. Brandenburger was a member of the Christian Mothers Society of St. John's 
Church, Wahpeton. Her husband, three children and 16 grandchildren as well as other relat- 
ives sxirvive. Children who survive are: Mrs. Jos. Kadlec, of Minneapolis, Nick, who lives 
on the home place, and Math, who has a farm near the homestead. 

********** January 2, 1941 

PROMINENT LADY DIED TUESDAY 
Funeral For Mrs. Peter P. Krump To Be Held Here Friday 

Poignant sorrow engulfed the entire community Tuesday when people learned of the death 
of Mrs. Peter P. Krump, 43, a fine lovable Christian woman, mother of seventeen children. 
The Angel of Death called her home January 7th, at 8:45 AM., while at the St. Francis Hosp- 
ital in Breckenridge , where she had been receiving medical care for three weeks. 

Funeral services will be held at St. Philip's Church Friday morning at 10 o'clock. 
Rev. Fr. Jos. F. Studnicka, Rev. Aug. Dierker, and Rev. Chas. Schneider, of Mantador, off- 
iciating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. 

Ella Foertsch was born in Marytown, Wisconsin, Nov. 15th, 1897. With her parents she 
came to Richland County when five years old, settling near Mooreton. She was united in 
marriage to Peter P. Krump on July 5th, 1921. They resided in the Mantador community for 
ten years, and then moved to Hankinson, where they purchased their fine dairy property just 
west of town. Throughout the years which followed, through acts of helpfulness she created 
a multitude of friends who are sorely grieved by her untimely demise. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: her husband, Peter P. Krump, and seventeen children: 
Mrs. Albert Buckhouse, Mrs. Peter Scheller, both of Hankinson; Daxlene, Hilaria, Lester, 
Dorothy, Gerald, Geraldene, Lou Ella, Archie, Paul, Patricia, Elaine, Lila, Emogene, Lee 
Allen, and LaVonne at home; two grandchildren, Eugene, & Duane Scheller and David Buckhouse. 
Also her mother, Mrs. Mary Foertsch, of Mantador, ND. ; four sisters and four brothers, Mr. 
Jos. Foertsch, of Mantador, Mrs. John A. Thiel, of Mooreton; Mr. John Foertsch, of Wyndmere; 
Mrs. John M. Krimip, of Hankinson, Mrs. Peter J. Krump, of Hankinson; Mrs. Nick Lamberty, 
Hinckley, MN.; Mr. Henry Foertsch, Anoka, MN.; and Mr. Ervin Foertsch, Minneapolis, and a 

host of other relatives and friends. 

********** January 9, 1941 

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FUNERAL FRIDAY FOR FRANK KOEFS 
Frank Hoefs, pioneer farmer sOuth of Lidgerwood, died Tuesday night. Funeral services 
will be held Friday, at the church near his home. Rev. Cloeter will conduct the services. 
Deceased was well known in Hankinson, where he often visited with relatives. 

********** January 9, 1941 

VICTOR MAN DIED 
Fiineral services for Hans Tesnes, of Victor, were held today. Mr. Tesnes died Sat- 
urday night. ********** January 9, 1941 

HELD FOR MANSLAUGHTER 
MILNOR Roland Hopkins, 23, Boone, lA. , truck driver, was ordered held to the dist- 
rict court for trial on a manslaughter charge growing out of the death of his cousin. Merle 
Hopkins, of Milnor, in a brawl at Milnor on December 22nd. His bond was set at $2,000. He 
was committed to jail. ********** January 9, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services for Mrs. Joseph Schramm were held Saturday afternoon 
in the Zion Lutheran Church, Rev. Julius Cloeter officiating. 

_grid Tasa, resident here since , was held Saturday of Christmas week. She had 

been blind for the past eight years. 

********** January 9, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Koeppe received the sad news Saturday that a brother 

of Mrs. Koeppe' s, a service station operator, had died very suddenly at his home in Redwood 
Falls, MN. ********** January 9, 1941 

FIRST AUTO DEATH 
In the first North Dakota fatality of the year, Charles Hewitt, about 54, stock farmer 
near Cogswell, was killed when a car in which he and his son were riding collided head-on 
with another car. ********** January 9, 1941 

BROTHER OF JAMES FALLON DIED TUESDAY 
Jas. Fallon received word Tuesday that a brother had died that day at Goodrich, ND, 
Deceased resided here for a time but left about 30 years ago for Wells Coxinty. Mr. and 
Mrs. Jas. Fallon attended the funeral. 

********** January 9, 1941 

MRS. NILS PETTERSON FUNERAL FRIDAY 
Mrs. Nils Petterson, 79, resident of Brightwood Township and Hankinson since 1895, 
passed away at her home here Monday. Mrs. Petterson had been ill for some time, and shortly 
after midnight was found to have passed away by the attendant who was taking care of her . 
Funeral services will be held in the Hankinson Congregational Church on Friday, Jan. 
17th, at 2 PM. 

Anna Julia Knudsen was born on March 17, 1861, at Christianson, Norway. She came to 
America with her parents when she was five years old. They settled in Freeport, lA. Later 
her father secured a position as cabinet maker in Decorah and the family moved to that city. 
Here she grew to womanhood and at the age of 17 she accompanied her father to Dakota Terr- 
itory where they homesteaded near Big Stone Lake. Several months later the rest of the 

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In 1882 she was united in marriage to Nils Petterson. They made their home in Wiljnot 
where their two sons, Edward and Arthur C. , were born. In 1895 they moved to a farm west 
of Hankinson where Mrs. Petterson lived until 1933. She then moved to Hankinson where she 
has since resided. Her husband preceeded her in death in 1929 and a son, Arthur, in 1932. 

She is survived by her sister, Clara Knudson, of Helena, MT., also her daughter-in-law, 
Evelyn M. Petterson; six grandchildren as follows: Marion (Mrs. Leonard Wokal) . Nina, Nils, 
Walter, Ralph and Grace; also one great-grandchild, Leonard Wokal, Jr. 

********** January 16, 1941 

H. A. FIELD, OF WAHPETON, HEART ATTACK VICTIM 
Henry A. Field, of Wahpeton, died unexpectedly Friday morning from a heart attack. 
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Congregational Church 
there. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. 

********** January 16, 1941 

PIONEER WOMAN DIED 
WYNDMERE. . . .Mrs. Ingaborg Braaten, one of Richland County's oldest residents, passed 
away last Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arnold Lien, after a lingering 
illness. ********** January 16, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Medenwaldt left Wednesday for Garfield, MN., to attend the funeral 
of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Medenwaldt. Twins were bom to the Medenwaldts 
last week, one living a few hours and the other succxmbed a week later. 

********** January 16, 1941 

HAMMER. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Will Koeppe and daughter returned last Thursday from Redwood 
Falls, MN., where they were called to attend the funeral services for Mrs. Koeppe 's fath- 
er, Chas. Schneider. ********** January 16, 1941 

OBITUARY 

The community was shocked to learn of the death of John Fallon, of Goodrich, ND. , on 
Monday, Jan. 6th, at 9:50 AM. Death was due to heart failure. 

Mr. Fallon was bom near Hankinson in 1880 and is a son of Patrick Fallon, of Minnea- 
polis. He grew to manhood in this vicinity and in 1901 he filed on a homestead in what is 
now Sheridan County. In 1903 he began to farm and at the time of his death was one of the 
substantial farmers in Sheridan County. He was a member of the Catholic Church and the 
Knights of Columbus. Mr. Fallon was civic minded and served his township in every official 
capacity. He was a good neighbor and beloved by all. 

He was married to Helena Ahrens in 1909 at St. Cecilia's Church in Harvey and to this 
union five children were born, Leo, Alvah, Mina, Catherine and Patricia. He is siirvived by 
his wife and children and one grandchild; his father, Patrick Fallon and four sisters, Sr. 
Tersa Ann, of Graceville, MN., Mrs. Hugh Gochia, Mrs. Karl Hartwig and Ruth Fallon, of Minn- 
eapolis, and a brother, James Fallon, of Hcinkinson. 

The sympathy of all is extended to the bereaved family in this their time of sorrow. 

********** January 16, 1941 

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FORMER RESIDENT DIED 

W. J. Brenner writes The NEWS that Mrs. Dan Costello, nee Anna Bengal, resident of 
Hankinson 30 years ago, died in Minneapolis, January 17th. Deceased was known to many of 
the old tijners here. Mr. Costello is now General Chairman of Engineers with headquarters 
at Minneapolis. ********** January 23, 1941 

FUNERAL FOR MRS. AUGUST KUEHL FEB. 1st 
Resident Here for Fifty Years Died at Wahpeton Wednesday 

Another pioneer resident answered the sujnmons of death, when Mrs. August Kuehl, Sr., 
passed away at the home of her daughter in Breckenridge, MN., on Wednesday evening of this 
week. Mr. and Mrs. Kuehl roiinded out the fiftieth yeeir of their residence in this community 
last year and were well and favorably known over a wide area. 

Funeral services are to be held on Saturday, Feb. 1st, beginning at 1:45 PM. , at the 
home in this city and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Rev. Eyrich officiat- 
ing. Interment will be made in Emmanuel's Cemetery near this city. 

Anna Stark was bom in Leipsick, Germany in the year 1863. She grew to womanhood in 
the land of her birth and in 1885 she was united in marriage with Mr. August Kuehl. Three 
years later, in 1888, they emigrated to America, coming at once to the state of Minnesota. 
After two years ' residence there , they came to Hankinson and made their home on a farm a 
few miles southeast of this city. The farm is now operated by their son, August, Jr. On 
this fcirm they continued to make their home until they retired from active life in the 
year 1921. At that time they moved to Hankinson and have since had their home here. 

On December 13th, 1940, due to the frailities of age, they went to make their home 
with their daughter, Mrs. Meta Knox, at Breckenridge. It was their intention, if possible, 
to take up their residence here again during the summer months. Mrs. Kuehl was taken ill 
about two weeks ago, but her illness did not seem to be very serious xintil Wednesday after- 
noon. At that time she took a sudden turn for the worse and passed away a few hours later, 
at 7 PM., January 29th, 1941. She attained the age of 77 years. 

She leaves to mourn her, her aged husband, August Kuehl, Sr.; four sons. Otto, Gustave 
and August, Jr., of Hankinson and Albert, of So. St. Paul; three daughters, Mrs. Meta Knox, 
of Breckenridge, Mrs. Anna Hanson and Mrs. Agnes Qual, of Minneapolis; four daughters-in- 
law; fifteen grandchildren; two sisters, one in Germany and Mrs. Julius Ebel , of Lidgerwood; 
other more distant relatives and many friends. Her son, William preceeded her in death on 
Sept. 23rd, 1936. 

The sympathy of many is extended to the relatives in their bereavement. 

********** January 30, 1941 

ALBERT HINGST FUNERAL HELD 

Albert Hingst, well known Great Bend farmer, died in Wahpeton Wednesday afternoon. 
He was seated in a chair at his home when he suddenly slumped over dead. He had just moved 
to Wahpeton on Monday. 

Funeral services were conducted from the Lutheran Church at Great Bend on Saturday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. J. H. Rengstorf officiated. Burial was at Great Bend, 

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Mr. Hingst came to Great Bend vicinity with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hingst, 
as a baby and grew up in that vicinity. 

He was born in Iron Ridge, WI . , Sept. 29th, 1879, and is survived by his wife and child- 
ren; Mrs. Russell Hickman and Mrs. Don R. Ward, both of Chicago; Mrs. Herbert Meyer, Fair- 
mount and Edward and Lloyd Hingst of Tyler. 

********** January 30, 1941 

RETURNS FROM FUNERAL 
Ed. German returned this week from Humphrey, Nebraska, where he attended the funeral 
of his father, F. S. German, 91, prominent pioneer of that community. He had settled in Ill- 
inois in 1849, where he lived until 1885, when they moved to Nebraska. 

********** January 30, 1941 

Mrs. James A. Novak returned Sunday from a visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. 
and Mrs. Harris Rue, of Minneapolis. While in the city, Mrs. Novak attended the funeral of 
her friend, Mrs. Dan Costello. Mrs. Colstello will be remembered as Anna Hengel, a clerk 
in the Lindeke-Kjelstrup store, when it was located where the Brandt Hardware is today. 

********** January 30, 1941 

FREEMAN "MAINLY" RESPONSIBLE POR DEATH 
The Sargent County coroner's jury at Forman Thursday of last week, meeting to fix resp- 
onsibility for the death of Charles Hewitt, in the car accident of January 3rd, decided the 
accident was caused "mainly" by Ward Freeman driving on the wrong side of the road at high 
speed and "in our opinion, under the influence of liquor." 

Freeman is well known in Hankinson where he called weekly as an employee of the Lake- 
land Fruit Co. He has been released from the hospital. 

********** January 30, 1941 

MRS. IVAN GREEN DIED SUNDAY 
Funeral Held at Northfield, MN., Tuesday 
FORMER LOCAL LADY WAS MOTHER OF 4-DAY OLD TWINS 
Mrs. Ivan Green, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lea, passed away Sunday morn- 
ing at a Northfield hospital. Death followed the birth of twin boys last Thursday. Friday 
Mrs. Green's condition became critical and the parents were called to the bedside, arriving 
just before death occurred. 

Genevieve Lea was bom in Tomah, WI . , April 2nd, 1905, With her parents she came to 
Hankinson, where she spent her childhood, and graduated from the local high school in 1921. 
She then attended college at Fargo and later took a two year course at the Woods Kindergar- 
ten School in Minneapolis. In 1929, after several yeeirs spent in teaching, she was united 
in marriage to Mr. Ivan Green. Five children blessed the union, Peggy, Leland, Miles and 
the twin boys, all of whom, with her husband and parents survive. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Northfield, MN., from the Methodist 
Church at 2 o'clock. ********** February 13, 1941 



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FUNERAL FOR REV. MOTHER POLYCARPA SATURDAY, 10 A. M. 

Bishop Muench to Officiate at Rites for Mother Polycarpa: Beloved St. Francis 

Academy Superintendent Died Following Long Illness: Body to Lie in State At 

Academy Parlors Until Saturday. 

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Funeral services for Reverend Mother M. Polycarpa Sheppach, O. S. F. , commissary of 
the Order of the Sisters of St. Francis Academy and Superintendent of St. Francis Academy 
in Hankinson, will be held Saturday, February 15th, at 10 o'clock, in St. Philip's Church. 

Most Rev. Bishop Aloysius Muench, of the Diocese of Fargo, will officiate, assisted 
by many other prominent church dignitaries. Burial will be at the Sister's Cemetery here. 

The body will lie in state at the parlors of St. Francis Academy until Saturday morn- 
ing. Reverend Mother M. Polycarpa Sheppach was called to her eternal reward Thursday 
morning at 4:30 o'clock. The beloved departed had been ailing for the past six years and 
was seriously ill since last August. 

An obituary giving a detailed account of Mother Polycarpa will be printed in The NEWS 
of next week. ********** Febinary 13, 1941 

Mrs. Gust Schiiltz and August Gabbert left Tuesday to attend a funeral of a relative 
in Wood Lake, MN. ********** February 13, 1941 

HAMMER. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Aadland, Mrs. S. Aadland and son, Clifford, attended 
the funeral services for the late Mr.Hoines at Veblen last Thursday afternoon. 

********** February 13, 1941 

VAST ASSEMBLAGE AT MOTHER POLYCARPA RITES 

On Saturday, February 15th a vast crowd assembeled in St. Philip's Church, to assist 
at the Pontifical Requiem High Mass said for the reposal of the soul of Reverend Mother 
M. Polycarpa, O. S. F. 

Mother Polycarpa was bom in Purgau, southern Germany, on April 2nd, 1879. She rec- 
eived her elementary and secondary education in Germany and held a degree from the Univ- 
ersity of Munich. 

When still very young, she bade farewell to her family who left the fatherland and 
settled in the eastern part of the United States. Mother Polycarpa remained in Germany 
to realize her long-cherished ideal of entering the Third Order of St. Francis at Dilling- 
en on the Danube. This congregation, established in 1241, consists of more than two thou- 
sand members. 

For forty-one years Mother Polycarpa spent her life in the religious order and in the 
education of youth. From 1918 to 1928 she held the position of Superintendent of a girls 
school of higher education at Dillingen. 

A visit of Mother General M. Laurentia, 0. S. F., to the United States in July 1928 
resulted in the erection of a Franciscan Commissariat at Hankinson. Two years later. Mot- 
her Polycarpa, the first commissary arrived from Germany. Aided by her wise and judicious 
counsel, the building of Convent and Academy was successfully completed in 1929. The same 

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year preparatxons were aiso maae for Che opening of the elemenrary grades. In i?3o 5t. 
Francis Academy was accredited to the State Depar-tment of Piiblic Instruction as first- 
class school with Mother Polycarpa as its superintendent. 

Under the able leadership of Mother Polycarpa, eight missions have been added to the 
Coimnissariat since 1930. They are located at Atchison, KS.; Chicago; New Baltimore, PA.; 
Sioux Falls, SD.; Washington, DC; Mantador, Pisek, and Mt. Carmel, ND. 

Of Mother Polycarpa 's nearest relatives in this country, two sisters, both nurses emp- 
loyed in the Philadelpha Public Schools and one brother, of Albany, New York survive. 

********** February 20, 1941 

DEATH CAIiS FPED DIBBERT 
Mr. Fred J. Dibbert, Spanish American War Veteran, died at his home here Satvirday, 
February 15th, following a short illness from a heart ailment. He had attained the age 
of 74 years and 26 days. 

Ftineral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the home at 1 o'clock and from 
the Lutheran Church at 2 o'clock. Rev. J. P. Klausler conducted the services and military 
honors were extended by Eberhardt Post of the American Legion. 

Fred J. Dibbert was bom in Germany, Janviary 20th, 1870, and at an early age came to 
America. He did farm work in the community until April 25th, 1898, when he enlisted for 
the Spanish American War, in Co. 1, 1st ND, Inf. He went with the Company to the Philip- 
pine Islands, where he participated in numerous engagements and when discharged in Sept. 
of 1899, was cited for his honest and faithful service. 

Following his return to Hankinson he was employed as foreman on the Keystone farm and 
later engaged in farming for himself. In 1909 he became an employee of the Soo Line, and 
retired from this work a few years ago. 

On March 3rd, 1905, he was united in marriage to Marie Witt, who preceeded him in 
death three years ago. The union was blessed with six children. Surviving to mourn their 
loss are: two daughters Mrs. Rose Stroehl, of Kulm, ND., and Mrs. Harriet Walloch, of 
Hankinson; four sons, Orrin, of Yakima, WA.; Gordon, Allen and Lewis, of Hankinson, and 
three grandchildren. Also surviving are a host of loyal friends who are sorely saddened 
by the death of a friendly, helpfiol Christian, whose every act was for the benefit of his 
coxmtless friends and relatives throughout the community. 

********** February 20, 1941 

WM. B. KINN DIED AT WASHINGTON HOME 
Word was received by Mike and Paul Kinn here today of the death of their brother, Mr. 
Wra. B. Kinn, at his home in Washington, DC. 

Funeral services will be held Monday at the Wahpeton Catholic Church. The body will 
lie in state at the Vertin Undertaking Parlors from Saturday until Monday. 
An obituary will be available for next week's paper. 

********** February 20, 1941 

CHAS. BOLL DIED 
Word has been received in Hankinson that Mr. Charles Boll, of Ottertail, MN., merchant, 

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passed away last Wednesday. Mr. Boll's wife will be remembered here as Thea Laen, clerk 
in the Wipperman Store here many years ago. 

********** February 20, 1941 

SISTER EDOUARDA DIED TUESDAY 
Mr. E. P. LaQua received the sad news Tuesday, telling of the death of his daughter, 
Sister M. Edouarda, who passed away in St. John's Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Funeral services will take place at 9 o'clock Friday morning in St. Catherine's Church 
in St. Paul. An obituary will be available for next week.' s NEWS. 

********** February 27, 1941 

ATTEND FUNERAL FOR ACCIDENT VICTIM 
Mrs. Mary Schmitz left Tuesday morning for Wilmont, MN., to attend the funeral of her 
grandson, Mr. Ted Dressen, 21, son of Mrs. Josephine Dressen, who passed away from injuries 
received in a Ccir accident at Christmas time. Mr. Fred Schmitz, Jr., of Mantador, and 
Lizzie Schmitz left Wednesday to attend the funeral. 

********** February 27, 1941 

OBITUARy 
Genevieve Lucille was bom a daughter of Harriett Eunice and Edgar Allen Lea on April 
2nd, 1905, at Tomah, WI. During the first year of her life she moved with her parents to 
Hankinson, ND., which place was her home \mtil 1929. She was a graduate of the Hankinson 
High School class of 1921, and of Miss Wood's School in Minneapolis, in 1925. She gave fovir 
years of her life in the service of a teacher. 

In June of 1929 she was married at Hankinson, ND. , to Ivan N. Green, of Clinton, MN. 
The new home was established at Clinton, where Mrs. Green took an active part in church, civic 
and lodge activities. She was a member of the Methodist Church cind of the order of Eastern 
Star. The years 1939-1940 were spent in Watertown, SD., and from that place she came, in 
September of 1940 with her family, to make her home in Northfield. 

Mrs. Green is survived by her husband, Ivan N., a daughter, Doris Marguerite, four sons, 
Glenn Leland, Miles Newton, Rodger Lea and Robert Lynn of Northfield, her father aind mother, 
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Allen Lea of Hankinson, ND., a sister, Mrs. Wybert Bickerton of Minneap- 
olis, and two brothers, Miles of Minneapolis, and Edgar Allen, Jr., of Northfield. 

Her cheerful wholesome attitude toward what came, to be undaunted optimism, her inspir- 
ing loyalty to her home, and her supreme faith in life, each augment and emphasize the loss 
in her going but far more deeply contribute to the great gains to those whose privilege it 
was to have known her. To have spent a few moments in her presence was to have been refresh- 
ed by her gracious spirit. There was something of an "otherness" in her heart, as if she 
were a visitor from a far away strand. She could smile in adversity, could see and enjoy 
the brighter side of the present, yet covild continue building each day in the light of a 
hopeful tomorrow. While the world may say that she is "dead" to her family and friends she 
cannot but live on as a spark of simshine and joy in a world of shadow and sorrow. For her 
it seems: 

"There is no death. The stars go down.. To rise upon some fairer shore. 
And bright in heaven's jewels crown.. They shine forevermore. 

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There is no ceath ! The dust we tread. Shall change beneath the sunmier shcwers. 

To golden grain or mellow fruit. 

The granite rocks disorganize to feed the hungry moss they bear; 

The forest leaves drink daily life.. From out the viewless air. 

And ever near us, though unseen, The dear immortal spirits tread. 

For all the boundless universe. Is life... There are no dead." 

John Luckey McCreery 
Funeral services were held at Northfield, MN., on Tuesday, Feb. 11th, at 2 PM., from 
the Methodist Church with Roy LeRoy H. Klaus officiating. Interment at Oaklawn. The North- 
field chapter of the Order of Eastern Star took charge of the graveside services. 

Out of town relatives and friends present were: Mr, and Mrs. Edgar Lea and Mr. and Mrs. 
Erwin Crooks, of Hankinson, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hayes, of Black River Falls, Mrs. Willis Wall- 
ace, of Beach, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Anderson, of Ortonville, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Miles Lea, 
of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bickerton, of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wether- 
bee, of Rosholt, SD.; Mr. L. Huiibard and Mrs. R. E. Hubbard, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Flory, Mrs. 
F. Christenson and Mrs. Earl Roselund, of Watertown, SD.; Mrs. Mame Larson and Mrs. Peterson, 
of Minneapolis; Mrs. R. G. Stock, of Glenwood, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Steve George of Enderlin, 
ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Corwin Moffit, of Barney, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gamble, of Minneapolis. 

Contributed ********** February 27, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR W. B. KINN 
Fimeral services for W. B. Kinn who died last Thursday at Washington, DC, were held 
at St. John's Catholic Church at Wahpeton, Monday morning, Rev. Fr. Meyer conducting the 
rites. 

Bom September 24, 1883, at Hankinson, Mr. Kinn early engaged in the livery business 
at Hankinson. For a short time, he was in New Effington, SD., in the garage business and 
from there went to Wahpeton 20 years ago to engage in the automobile business. For four 
years, he was Wahpteon's Chief of Police, retiring because of ill health. 

He is siurvived by his wife, the former Sabina Bernard; and children; Larry, of Wah- 
peton; Mrs. Strat (Irene) Tompkins, Clyde, NY., Mrs. William (Leola ) Lenon , of Grand Forks; 
and Viola and Rose, of Washington, DC. Brother and sisters who survive are: Pavil, Michael, 
Matt, Mrs. Frank Brackin, Mrs. Frank LaQiia and Mrs. Herman Bagus, all of Hankinson, and 
Mrs. John Leinen, of Fairmount. **»**«*«*, February 27, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR WEEK OLD CHILD 
Funeral services were held from the Wipperman Chapel Tuesday afternoon for the week 
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Johnson, who died Sunday night. Rev. Klausler con- 
ducted the services, which were attended by close relatives. 

********** March 6, 1941 

OBITUARY 
Sister Edouarda 
Sister M. Edouarda LaQua, known here as Priscilla J. LaQvia, passed to her Eternal rest 
Tuesday, February 25th, at 11:55 PM. , at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul. She entered 

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NEW EFFINGTOK. . . .Rev. G. C. Lee, of Wist, SD. , died Sunday racrning. Ke had beer, ailing 
since May. Rev. Lee served Zoax, Saron and Hope Lutheran, Free Churches, west of Sisseton. 

********** March 13, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. OLIVER DeGRAY 
Former Great Bend Lady Died in Billings, MT. 

Citizens of this connnunity were sorely grieved Monday to learn the death of Mrs. Oli- 
ver DeGray (nee Leona Bohn) which occiirred early Monday morning, at a hospital in Billings, 
MT. 

The young mother was taken seriously ill Wednesday following the birth of a baby girl 
and a few days later answered the call of our Heavenly Father. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Billings, MT. 

Leona Bohn was born on Maxch 2nd, 1906, in Bremdenburg Township, the daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. E. H. Bohn, where she made her home until June 8th, 1937, when she was united in 
holy wedlock to Oliver DeGray. They made their home in Minneapolis for awhile and later 
moved to Billings, MT., where she resided until her untimely death, at the age of 35 years, 
cind 14 days. She was cin upright Christian woman, always willing and anxious to help with 
any worthy cause for the benefit of relatives and friends. 

Relatives sxirviving to mourn their loss are: her husband and the little babe, one son, 
Louis, 3 years old, and her sorrowful parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Bohn; two brothers, Herb- 
ert Bohn, of Tyler, Ed. Bohn, of Great Bend; one sister, Mrs. Willert Manske, of Great Bend. 

The deepest sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved relatives. 

********** March 20, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lorenz received word Tuesday that Mrs. Lorenz's cousin, Ed Schultz, 
had passed away at his home at Osakis, MN. Funeral services were held Thursday. Mr. Sch- 
ultz is also survived by other relatives living in this community. 

***•***•** March 20, 1941 

PIONEER STATE LINE MAN DIED 
Lars Larson Funeral Held at Ferkingstad Church Today 
Lars Larson, pioneer farmer of the State Line community, died Monday at the home of 
his daughter, Mrs. Selmer Aadlcind, in Hankinson. Deceased was 70 years old at the time 
of his demise. 

Funeral services were held (today) Thursday at the Ferkingstad Community Church. 
Siorviving are: three daughters, Mrs. Nels Swanson, Mrs. Julius Siebert and Mrs. Selmer 
Aadland; five brothers, Melbert, Lawrence, Clifford at home eind Roy and Alfred in Hammer, 
SD. ********** Meirch 27, 1941 

HANS ASTRUP'S MOTHER DIED SATURDAY, MARCH 15th. 
Mrs. Anna Astrup, mother of Hans Astrup, who resides on a farm seven miles southwest 
of Fairmount, died Saturday, March 15th, after an illness which lasted only two weeks. Mrs. 
Astrup was 89 years old at the time of her passing. 

Funeral services were held in the Astrup home at 1 o'clock on Monday afternoon and from 
the United Lutheran Church in Fairmoiint at 2 o'clock. Rev. James Falk conducted the services 
and interment was in the Fairmount Cemetery. March 27, 1941 

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DEATH GUN OWNER FOUND 

A 22 calibre rifle belonging to a Wahpeton boy has been identified as the gun that 

fired the fatal shot into the brain of 11 year old Jean laVonne Wetherbee, Fainnount, the 

afternoon of March 8th. The little girl was in front of a store on Fifth Street North, 

Breckenridge, with her two uncles, an axrnt, her sister and her grandmother when the accident 

occurred. 

The bullet extracted from the girl's head was sent to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal 

Apprehension in St. Pavil for comparison with several suspected 22 rifles. It was announced 

as the opinion of the investigator that the bullet that caused the girl ' s death cane from 

the gun fired by this boy, whose name was not published. 

********** March 27, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR NEW EFFINGTON MAN 

Fimeral services were held at the Swedish Chxirch Tuesday for Robert Ekstrom, 38, who 

died at his home Saturday. ********** .,,,^^, 

jf ********** April 3, 1941 

LYLE DUANE WURL DIED TUESDAY 

Funeral services were held Thursday, April 3rd, for the infemt son of Mr. and >5rs. 
Ralph Wurl, who passed away Tuesday. Rev. Klausler conducted the services at the Lutheran 
Church. The little boy was two months and three days of age. 

********** April 3, 1941 

FATHER OF MRS. L. O. PETERSON DIED THURSDAY 

Mr. and Mrs. L. 0. Peterson returned Monday from Rollette, ND., where they were called 
by the illness of her father, Mr. Chas. Fox, Sr., who passed away Thursday at the hospital 
there. Mr. Fox was 73 years old. He is survived by his wife and nine sons and daughters. 

********** April 3, 1941 

OBITUARY 

Lars Larsen was born on August 22nd, 1870, in Karmo, Norway, where he spent his first 
20 years assisting his father and brothers as a fisherman. In the spring of 1890, he left 
his homeland in search of a living in America. Arriving in Minnesota, he worked in a logg- 
ing company about 2 years, after which he went to Day County, SD., where he farmed for two 
years. He was united in marriage to Karina Gertrude Aadland in the year 1893. In 1895 he 
homesteaded 6 miles north of Hammer, SD., in Roberts County, where he has remained until 
his parting. 

To his first marriage were born seven children, Alfred, Laurence and Clara, who pre- 
ceeded him in death; Nellie, (Mrs. Nels Swanson) ; Olga, (Mrs. Julius Ziebarth) ; laurence cind 
Clifford, all of New Effington, SD. In 1909 his wife passed away after which he employed 
Nellie Fagerland to care for his children, while he visited his home in Norway. Upon his 
return in the year of 1910, he was imited in marriage to Nellie Fagerland. To this union 
were bom seven children, Nelbert, at home; LeRoy and Alfred, at Hammer, SD.; Cora, (Mrs. 
Selmer Aadland), at Hankinson, ND. ; Magdalyn, (Mrs. Hildtir Hanson), of Willmja:, MN.; Marie 
and Ardyna, of Minneapolis, MN. 

He was a charter member of the Ferkingstad Lutheran Church and a trustee for a number 

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of years. His health began to fail in the fall of 1940, but he was not confined tc ted 
until a week before his death. His illness being heart trouble. He died at the home of 
his daughter, Mrs. Selmer Aadland, March 24, 1941. 

Funerail services were held at the home at one o'clock and at two o'clock at the Ferk- 
ingstad Church near Hammer, SD. Musical selections were "Saved By Grace," by Mrs. Dreyer, 
"Does Jesus Care?" by the choir; "Mod Mig Der" by Mrs. Dreyer. A beautiful sermon was 
rendered by Rev. E. P. Dreyer in both Norwegian and English lang\:age. 

He leaves to mourn eleven children emd ten grandchildren. All were prsent except 
Marie, who was unable to come due to illness. 

Pallbearers were: Louis and Edward Stave, Arth»ar Remmen, Martin Stave, Leonard Aadland 
and Martin Wrolstad. Irene Larsen and Alice Swanson were the flower girls. 

Many offerings of remembrance were given to schools and missions, besides many lovely 
flowers. ***»***♦** April 3, 1941 

PATRICK FALLON DIED IN MINNEAPOLIS 
Former Resident of Elma Township - Native of Ireland 

A former resident of Richland County, Patrick Fallon, passed away at his home in Minn- 
eapolis, March 28th. Mr. Fallon, with his wife, moved to a farm in Elma Township in 1893, 
where they resided xintil 1919 when they moved, with their family, to Minneapolis. Deceased 
had been an invalid since December of 1925, when he suffered a hip injia^- 

Funeral services were held Monday morning at the Basilica of St. Mary's in Minneapolis. 
Mr. Fallon was bom at Claremorris, County, Mayo, Ireland on Jan\^ry 6th, 1851, the son of 
John and Margaret Fallon, and was brought to Pembroke, Ontario, at the age of four. 

On February 15th, 1879, he and Bridget Kennedy were married. To this union two children 
were bom, the late John Fallon, of Goodrich, ND., whose death took place on his father's 
last birthday, and James Fallon, of Hankinson, ND. Mrs. Bridget Fallon passed away in May 
of 1889. On Mary 23rd, 1893, Mr. Fallon and Katherine Helen Toole were married. 

Mr. Fallon is s\irvived by one son, James, of Elma Township; four daughters. Sister 
Teresa Ann, of St. Mary's Convent, Graceville, MN. , Mrs. Hugh P. Gochia, Mrs. Carl J. Hart- 
wig and Ruth M. , of Minneapolis; one brother, James; and one sister, Bridget McDonald, of 
North Bay, Ontario;- nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His wife passed away 
in 1936. «***•**»•* April 10, 1941 

TRAGIC DEATHS SATURDAY 
Mrs. Earl Sterling and Daughter Drown in Cistern 
ACCIDENT SUSPECTED AS CAUSE - NO WITNESSES WERE PRESENT 

A tragedy, more shocking than any which has visited this community in a long time, 
occurred at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Frjink Gustmann, east of this city on last Saturday 
afternoon. Their daughter, Mrs. Earl Sterling, of Pelican Rapids, MN., and her daughter, 
Rachel, had arrived a few days earlier to spend some time with the parents and with other 
relatives here. 

On Saturday several members of the Gustmann family drove to Fairmount to shop, leaving 
Mrs. Sterling and her daughter and the aged grandfather, Mr. August Gustmann, at home. Up- 

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or. their return early in the afternoon, the young mother and her daughter were not m tr.e 
house nor to be seen around the place . It was soon discovered that the cover had been 
removed from an outdoor cistern and had not been replaced. Investigation disclosed the 
bodies of the missing persons within the cistern, they having met death by drowning. Since 
there were no witnesses of any kind to the occurrence, the manner in which the tragedy took 
place is not now known euid perhaps never will be. 

Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, April 8th, 1841, beginning at 1:40 o' 
clock at the Wipperman Chapel and being continued at Ennnanuel Evangelical Church, with Rev. 
Eyrich officiating. Interment was made in the cemetery a short distzmce south of Brecken- 
ridge. Sincere sympathy goes forth from many hearts to the relatives in their sorrow. 

Rachel Minnie Amelia Gustmann was the daughter of Mr. Frank Gustmann and his wife, 
Maria nee Salzwedel, and was bom on a farm east of Han)d.nson on November 8th, 1907. She 
received the sacrament of Holy Baptism on Dec. 5th, 1907. She was confirmed with the class 
of 1921, on March 20, 1921, Pev. Oberdoester officiating. She grew to womanhood in this 
community . 

On September 3rd, 1929 she was united in marriage with Mr. Earl Sterling. The young 
couple made their first home at Breckenridge, MN., where they contined to live until 1935, 
when they moved on a farm near Pelican Rapids, MN., where they have since had their home. 

Three children were born to Mr. eind Mrs. Sterling; two daughters. Hazel and Rachel, 
and one son, Richard. 

Mrs. Sterling leaves to mourn: her deeply sorrowing husbcind. Earl Sterling, one daugh- 
ter. Hazel; one son, Richard; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gustmann, her parents-in-law, 
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sterling; her aged grandfather, Mr. August G\istmann; two brothers, Rudolph 
and Harry, of Hankinson; six sisters, Mrs. Ella Emde and Mrs. Mattie Kath, of Fairmount; 
Mrs. Mable Milbrandt, of Hankinson; Mrs. Lila Ziegelmann, of Great Bend; Mrs. Hannah Krause, 
of Cayuga; and Mrs. Nellie Hoefs, of Lidgerwood; other more distant relatives and many friends. 

The date of the passing of Mrs. Sterling was Saturday, April 5, 1941. She had attained 
the age of 33 years, 4 months and 28 days. 

Rachel Sterling, Jr., was bom at Breckenridge, MN., on February 17th, 1932. She was 
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sterling. When she was three years of age, she moved to 
Pelican Rapids with her parents and her home has been there since that time. While still 
an infant of less that a year she suffered an illness which left her health impaired and 
herself gravely handicapped, and almost totally dependiint upon others for her needs. 

She passed away on Saturday, April 5th, 1941, sharing the tragic death of her mother. 
She had attained the age of 9 years, 1 month and 19 days. The above mentioned relatives 
with the relationships correspondingly altered, aJ-so mourn her death. 

********** April 10, 1941 

ST. PIERRE, FORMER RESIDENT, IN HOSPITAL 
Mrs. R. A. St. Pierre and son, Roland, Jr., of Flaxton, ND., left last Thursday for 
Minneapolis to be with her husband, who is in a hospital there. Mrs. St. Pierre while here 
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Baisley and her brothers, Cecil, Ralph and Howard. 

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V.'ill Baisley received a message from St. Loiiis, MO., telling of the death of his 
brother-in-law, Mr. Ted Wedge, last Tuesday morning. 

********** April 10, 1941 

CARD OF THANKS 
We wish to express our sincere appreciation to eLLl who extended us assistance and 
sympathy during our recent bereavement. Especially do we thank Rev, Eyrich for his consol- 
ing words and the choir for their beautiful hymns. 

Earl Sterling and family; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gustman and Harry; Mr. and 
Mrs. Sam Sterling and Oscar; Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gustmann and family; Mr. and 
Mrs. Fred Emde and family; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kath and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. 
Milbrandt and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ziegelman and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. 
Leonard Krause; Mr. and Mrs. Ottmar Hoefs. 

********** AprU 10, 1941 

MRS. WM. PIEPER DIED ON FRIDAY 
Word reached here from Henning, MN. , that Mrs. Wm. Pieper died Friday, April 4th. The 
funeral will be held Tuesday. Among those who left Tuesday morning to attend the funereil 
were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ziegelmann, Mrs. Ida Hingst, Mrs. Bertha Muehler, Mr. and Mrs. Adol- 
ph and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ziegelman ajid August Ziegelman. The Ziegelman 's are a cousin to 
Mrs. Pieper. ********** April 10, 1941 

GREAT BEND....WM. STOLTENOW DIED. .. .Word was received here from Yakima, WA. , that 
William Stoltenow died there Saturday. Herman Stoltenow, a brother, is the only one of the 
family here and was unable to attend the funeral on account of ill health. 

********** April 10, 1941 

HAROLD AUTY DIED MONDAY 
Harold Auty, 31, section laborer at Cogswell, ND. , died in a Fargo Hospital Monday 
night. He had been ill for several months and was admitted to the hospital Sunday. 

Mr. Auty was a lifelong resident of North Dakota, bom Jtily 24, 1909 at Hankinson. He 
began work 15 years ago as a section laborer with the Soo Line. 

He leaves Mrs. Auty, their two children, Jean Ethel, 3h, and Allen Thomas, 2, and a 
brother, Arthur, of Cogswell. He was a member of the Cogswell Methodist Church. 

********** April 17, 1941 

MANTADOR LADY DIED 

Mrs. Peter Hoffman, 78, of Mantador, mother of Mrs. Ben Schmaing and loiiis Hoffman, 
of Fargo, died at her home Tuesday. Mrs. Hoffman was bom in Iowa and came to North Dakota 
with her husband about 45 years ago cind the couple had lived near Mantador since. Her 
husband is a retired farmer. 

Besides the husband and the Fargo son and daughter, sxurvivors include three daughters, 
Mrs. Carl Zuek, of Colfax, ND.; Mrs. Milton Berg, of Walcott, ND.; and two sons Joseph and 
Frank Hoffman, Chicago. 

Funeral services were held at 10 AM Thursday in the Catholic Church at Mantador. 

********** April 17, 1941 

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FAIRMOUNT NEWS.... Mrs. Clara Reubish passed away last Wednesday evening April 2nd, at 
6:40 o'clock at the home of her son, Edward, where she had resided for the past seven years. 
Services were held from the Baptist Chiirch with Rev. Kinzler officiating. 

********** April 17, 1941 

GREAT BEND.... The three day old baby boy of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Mohs passed away Sun- 
day at the Wahpeton Hospital . 

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GREAT BEND .JOHN BURFIEND DIED The many friends of Mr. John Biorfiend, of Wahpeton 

were grieved to hear of his death which occurred Good Friday afternoon at his home in Wah- 
peton. He had been in ill health for over a year. He was 85 years old. 

********** April 17, 1941 

ROSHOLT MAN KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT 

ROSHOLT One of the worst car accidents in years, for this part of the coumtry, took 

place early Thursday morning, last week, when Clifford Johnson met death on the hill near 
the Catholic Church in the north part of town. 

As Clifford was alone in the car, no one knows just exactly what happened. The doctor 
made an examination and found no broken bones and concluded he came to his death being 
crushed and from suffocation. ********** April 17, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. JOHN THIEL 
Victim Passed Away From Heart Attack Saturday 
The coitnnimity was shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mrs. John Thiel, Saturday 
evening. Mrs. Thiel had been feeling well lately but was stricken with a heart attack 
and passed away within a few minutes. 

Fvineral services were held Wednesday morning from St. Peter and Paul's Church in Man- 
tador, Rev. Father Schneider oonducting the rites before a host of mourners. 

She leaves to moiirn her husband, five sons, Paul, Alfred, James, Vernon and Wilbur; 
her aged mother, besides her sisters, brothers and a host of other relatives and friends. 
The entire community join in extending the deepest sympathy to the bereaved family. 

********** April 24, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR FORMER RESIDENT 

A large number of friends gathered at the funeral parlors of Bonney-Watson , Seattle, 
WA., Saturday, April 12th, at 1:15 PM. , to pay their last respects to Mrs. Susan (Luepke) 
Lipton who passed away April 8th, at noon after only a few hours illness due to a stroke 
Sunday night. She was very active right up to the last having gone to church both morning 
and evening and was on her way home from chtirch when stricken. Mrs. Lipton lived many 
years in North Dakota; her early childhood at Mooreton, later at Havana where her eldest 
daughter was bom; then at DeVillo where the second girl was bom and moving to Hankinson 
in the fall of 1896; where she resided with her husband the late William F. Luepke until the 
the spring of 1905 when they moved to the northern part of North Dakota. 

Many relatives survive her still in North Dakota, among whom are two brothers, Ixiiiis 
Lenzen, of Grand Forks, ND. , and Henry Lenzen, of Wahpeton, ND.; two sisters, Mrs. Kate 

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Busher, of Breckenridge , MN.; and Mrs. J. E. Hayden, of Creston, British Columbia. Besides 
her brothers and sisters, she is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Clara Gray, Mrs. G. W. 
Wigg and Mrs. S. J. McCauley, of Seattle, Mrs. K. H. Presley, of Tacoma, WA. , and Mrs. 
Lionel White, of New Westminster, B. C; cdso a son, Frederick L. N. Lipton, of Seattle; 
and 13 grandchildren. She resided with one of her twin daughters, Mrs. S. J. McCauley at 
2820 19th Ave. So., Seattle, until the time of her death. She was 70 years of age. 

********** April 24, 1941 

LOIS MAE HAW3IE DIED IN HOSPITAL 

LAMAES. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hardle were called to Fargo, Sunday morning, when little 
Lois Mae, who has been a patient there for several weeks, took a t\im for the worse. They 
left almost at once, but the little girl passed away before they reached her bedside. The 
funeral was held on Wednesday at the Luthersm Chiurch in Fairmount. 

********** April 24, 1941 

ERVIN HAMMERMEISTER, FORMER SOMMIT RESIDENT, DIED IN YAKIMA 

Word was received from Yakima, WA. , Thvirsday that Ervin Hammermeister passed away 
Monday of heart failure. The Hammenneisters were former residents in Simanit township. He 
leaves to mourn his wife and two children; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Hammermeister 
and other relatives in Yakima, WA. , euid the Great Bend community. 

********** May 1, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. JOS. SCHLENER 

The community was grieviously shocked Sxinday morning to learn of the sudden death of 
Mrs. Joseph Schlener, which occurred from a heart attack while attending St. Philip's 
Church early Mass at 8:30 that morning. Deceased had enjoyed good health previously, and 
was able to attend to her duties as usucJ. and no sign of the impending calamity was in evi- 
dence . 

Fujieral services were conducted Wednesday, before a multitude of mourners at St. Philip's 
Church, Rev. Jos. Studnicka conducting the services, where she was a faithfiil member, and 
leader in various societies of the chiurch. 

Mrs. Schlener was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker at Mantador, February 2nd, 1892, 
and grew to womanhood in that community. She was united in marriage to Joseph G. Schlener 
on October 17th, 1911. This -union was blessed with five children. The family resided in 
Mantador until fourteen years ago when they moved to Hankinson, where they have since made 
their home. 

Surviving to mourn are: her husband; two sons, Leonard, of Sioux City, lA. , and Jerome, 
at home; three daughters, Thelma and Audrey, of Minneapolis, and Mary Lou, at home. Her 
aged mother, Mrs. Bertha Sellner, survives and also ten sisters, Mrs. Clifford Webber and 
Rose Sellner, of Chicago; Mrs. John Stoecker, of Milwaukee; Mrs. Frank Schlener, of Bismarck; 
Mrs. James Godfrey, of Mandan; Mrs. John and Nick Rettrath, of Lldgerwood; Mrs. Susan Beck, 
of Wahpeton; Mrs. Mike Miller and Mrs. John J. Jaeger, of Hankinson; two brothers, Lawrence 
and Peter Becker, of Wyndmere. One sister preceeded her in death in infancy. 

Pallbearers were: Jerome Becker, Donald Jaeger, Jackie Schlener, George Miller, Peter 

Rettrath and Clifford Rettrath. May 1, 1941 

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MES. FRED GUTZMER DIED THURSDAY 

At a late hour last Thursday evening, in the hoepital at Wahpeton, occurred the death 
of Mrs. Fred Gutzmer, a former resident of this community and well known to the older peo- 
ple here. Though Mrs. Gutzmer had been ailing for several years, the end came after only 
a brief period of severe illness and is therefore a sad shock to her loved ones. 

Henrietta Milbrandt was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Milbrandt and was 
born in Germany on Oct. 3rd, 1877. In her early childhood she came to America with her par- 
ents and the family and they eventually settled on a farm about three miles southeast of 
Hankinson, where they lived for a number of years. Here the daughter grew to womanhood. 
She received her religious education at Emmanuel Evangelical Church and was received into 
membership by the rite of confirmation, being confirmed by Rev. Wamecke. 

On Nov. 2nd, 1897, the deceased was united in marriage with Mr. Fred Gutzmer. Their 
home has always been in this vicinity. After residing on a farm just north of Stiles for 
several years, they moved to the present home west of Wyndmere. In the early part of April 
Mrs. Gutzmer was taken to the hospital at Wahpeton for observation and treatment. The ser- 
iousness of her illness only revealed itself a few days before her passing which occurred 
on Thursday, April 24, 1941, at a late hovir in the evening. She attained the age of 63 yeeirs, 
6 months and 21 days . 

The bereaved relatives are, the husband, Mr. Fred Gutzmer, six sons: Otto, of Dwight, 
Robert, of Wyndmere, Edward of Lidgerwood, Emil and Lavern at home; three daughters: Mrs. 
Alma Mitzel and Mrs. Clara Ehrens of Dwight and Mrs. Anna Okke, of Moorhead; two brothers; 
Karl Milbrandt of this city and Jvilius Milbrandt of Wyndmere; one sister; Mrs. Bertha Worls- 
dorf of Frazee, MN.; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; twenty one grandchildren; 
other relatives and many friends. One son, Fred, preceeded his mother in death in his 
early childhood, passing away on Aug. 20th, 1906. 

Funeral services were held on Monday, April 28th, 1941, beginning at 1:40 PM at the 
Wipperman Chapel and being continued at Emmanuel E>VcLngelical Chxirch. Rev. Eyrich officiated 
at the services. Interment was made in the church's cemetery. 

The sympathy of many is extended to the bereaved relatives and friends. 

********** jlay 1, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Jarl attended the funeral of a relative Tuesday afternoon 
at White Rock, SD. The deceased, Mr. Casper I^rson, was the father of Mrs. George Rose. He 
was 84 years old. ********** Mayl, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .L. M. Larsen received a message Monday, stating that his aunt, Mrs. 
Annie Kvitrud, of Minneapolis, passed away Sunday evening. 

********** May 1, 1941 

LOUIS WITT DIED 

Word received here tells of the death of Mr. Louis Witt, which occurred today in the 

Breckenridge Hospital. 

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CAPL STACK FUNERAL SUNDAY 
Pioneer of North Dakota Since 1889, Died After Month's Illness 
Carl Stach, resident of North Dakota since 1889, passed away at the local hospital 
Thursday morning at 5 o'clock, after a month's illness. 

FToneral services will be held Sunday, May 11th, at the Clarence Bronkhorst home at 
1 o'clock, and at the Evangelical Church at 2 o'clock. Rev. Eyrich conducting the services. 
An obituary will be available for next week's paper. 

•*♦♦*♦**** Hay 8, 1941 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
MANTAEOR. . . .Mr. &nd Mrs. Joe Schieb and daughter, Dora Jane, attended the funeral of 
Mrs. Schieb's sister at Crookston, MN., on Wednesday. 

********** May 15, 1941 

OBITUARY 
Karl Stach was the son of Mr. Fred Stach and his wife, Albertine nee Albrecht. He was 
born in the village of Gesorke, in the Province of Pommerania, Germany, on Nov. 11, 1861. 
In 1885 the family Ccune to America. After residing for several years in the state of Wisc- 
onsin, they came to Hankinson in 1889. Here the mother of Mr. Stach passed away on June 
4th, 1913. 

On November 24th, 1891, Mr. Stach was united in marriage with Miss Jenny Marquette. 
They made their home on their farm in Brightwood Township, a few miles northwest of Hankin- 
son. There they continued to live until the fall of 1939, when they moved to HanMnson in 
retirement. On March 30th, 1940, Mrs. Stach proceeded her husband in death. Since that 
time Mr. Stach made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Agnes Bronkhorst, first near Barney, ND., 
and then southeast of Hankinson. 

After an illness of about a month, during most of which time he was a patient in the 
hospital, Mr. Stach passed away early on the morning of Thursday, May 8th, 1941. He had 
attained the age of 79 years, 5 months and 27 days. 

He leaves to mourn him; 9 sons, Theodore, Edwin, Robert, Harry and Elmer, of Hankinson; 
Arthur eind Leonard, of Spokane, WA.; William, of Minneapolis and Carl, Jr., of St. Paul; 
3 daughters, Mrs. Minnie Tayler, of YeJcima, WA.; Mrs. Anna Steinwehr and Mrs. Agnes Bronk- 
horst, of Hankinson; 3 sons-in-law; 8 daughers-in-law; one brother, Fred, of Hankinson; 4 
hrothers-in-law; 3 sisters-in-law; 24 grajidchildren; 3 nephews, 1 niece; mainy other relat- 
ives. His son, Walter, passed away on January 29th, 1934. 

********** May 15, 1941 

HAMMER. .. .Word was received by friends here last Saturday that Mrs. Lola Ellestad, 
widow of the late O. G. Ellestad had died on Friday evening at a hospital at Montrose, WI., 
near which place Mrs. Ellestad had made her home the past few years. The Ellestads were 
pioneers of this community having homesteaded five miles southeast of Hammer. Mr. Ellestad 

died several years ago. She is survived by two sons. 

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Bev. and Mrs. Cordts and daughters motored to Wolverton, MN., Sunday, where they 

attended the funeral of Mrs. (Rev.) Ullbrict. 

********** June 5, 1941 

jy^,,5j^jj Charles Dahl, well known pioneer citizen of Hammer and Minnesota Township, 

took his own life about 10 AM Monday at his home at Hainmer. He shot himself in the head 

with a shotgun. 

Mr. Dahl came to northern Roberts County in the early days and farmed until about 1916 
when he entered the implement business at Hammer. This business he continued until his 
death. NO cause for his rash act is known, other than the suicide of a son last spring, 

which weighed heavily on him. 

Surviving are the widow, a son, Raymond, in Montana, a daughter in Sisseton, one in 
Lien Township and one in Minneapolis. Also a brother at New Effington and a sister at Hammer. 

He was about 70 years old at the time of his death. 

********** June 12, 1941 

ATTEND FATHER'S FUNERAL 
Mr. Herb Nepper and daughter, Lorraine, and Miss Delores Puetz returned home Sunday 
evening from Winona, MN., where they attended the funeral of Mr. Herb Nepper 's father. 

********** June 12, 1941 

MATT LYNCH, PIONEER, DIED ON SATURDAY 
Matt Lynch, of Lidgerwood, died Saturday morning of a heart attack. Funeral services 

were held Tuesday. 

Deceased was one of the earliest homesteaders of Belford Township, where he resided 
for only a short time. ********** June 19, 1941 

Mrs. Bob Bellin received a telegram Thursday stating that her nephew, Walter Wetenkamp, 

died at Rochester. Funeral services will be held on Saturday. 

********** June 19, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR KRS. MARY DUNLAP 
Mrs. Mary Dunlap was bom on June 22nd, 1858, in Maquokota, Iowa. She grew to woman- 
hood in lowa and was. married to Mr. James Dunlap in 1883. Since her marriage, Mrs. Dunlap 
has lived in Warren, MN., in Nebraska and in Oregon. Mr. Dunlap died in Oregon seven years 
ago. Shortly after the death of the husband, Mrs. Dunlap came to Hankinson, to live with 
her daughter, Mrs. J. P. Piggott. She died at the hospital here on June 22nd, 1941, at the 

age of 83 years . 

She is survived by five children: Mrs. Larson, of Garrison, ND.; Earl, of Staples, MN., 

Mrs. Piggott, of Hankinson; Mrs. Clara Martinson, of Tillamook, OR., and Gale, of Onsio, lA. 

Mrs. Dunlap was a member of the Baptist Church of Staples, MN. Funeral services were 

held at the Congregational Church, Wednesday, and the body was taken by the Wipperman Fun- 
eral Home to Brainard, MN., for interment, 

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MRS. BERTHA KLOEHN DIED IN LIDGERWOOD 
Mrs. Bertha Kloehn, long time resident of the Lidgerwood community, and well known 
to many people in Hankinson, passed away at her home on Monday evening of this week. 

Mrs. Kloehn came to Lidgerwood with her family as a fourteen year old girl in 1888 and 
has lived on a farm four miles southwest of that town ever since that time. 

Funeral services were held at St. John's Evangelical Church in Lidgerwood on Thursday 
afternoon, June 26th. Rev. Eyrich officiated at the funeral. Interment was made in St. 
John's Cemetery south of Lidgerwood. 

********** June 26, 1941 

LIDGERWOOD PIONEER DIED 
Fvineral services for John H. Movius, Lidgerwood resident since 1887, who died Tuesday 
in his sleep, will be held Friday afternoon in Lidgerwood, and will be conducted by the 
Masonic Lodge. 

Deceased was well known to the people throughout the Hankinson community with whom he 
conducted business for many years. He was bom in Germany in 1860. 

Mr. Movius, with his brother, operated banks at Lidgerwood, Veblen, Great Bend and Mott, 
ND. They operated a mill at Lidgerwood, livery, fximiture and elevator business. He was 
for a time postmaster at Lidgerwood. 

•*******♦* June 26, 1941 

WILLIAM VEDDER, PIONEER CITIZEN, DIED 

William Vedder, pioneer citizen of Richland County since 1879, passed away Friday 
evening at his home in this city. Mr. Vedder was 87 years of age, and had been failing in 
health the past two years, but news of his death came as a distinct shock to relatives and 
friends . 

Funeral services were held Monday from the Lutheran Church, of which he had been a 
lifelong and prominent member. Rev. J. P. Klausler conducted the services. 

William Vedder was bom April 1st, 1854, in Pomerania, Germany. He came to the United 
States in the early spring of 1873, going first to Mayville and then to Iron Ridge, WI. He 
was married to Miss Emilie Winter on October 12, 1878, in Janesville, WI. In April of 1879 
the couple came to Dakota Territory, settling on the homestead north of Hankinson. Mr. 
Vedder thus was one of the earliest pioneers of this commxinity. 

After many years of able pioneering he developed a fine farm home where he resided until 
1912. He then purchased a home on the north side in Hankinson and retired to enjoy the lei- 
sure made possible by a life of thrift and efficient farming. 

Eleven children were bom to the couple, eight of whom are still living: William, Mrs. 
Amanda Korth, Mrs. Mathilda Stach, Fred, of St. Ansgar, lA. , Robert, Mrs. Anna Krahn, St. 
Ansgar, Carl, Mrs. Minna Kirchgatter, St. Ansgar, 22 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchild- 
ren. His wife preceeded him in death on March 7th of last year. 

********** July 3, 1941 

FATHER OF MRS. DAN JONES DIED MONDAY 
Funeral services for John L. Olson, father of Mrs. Dan Jones, of this city, will be 

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r.eic Saturcay at 2 o'ciocK from the Lutneran Church in W^-ncimere. 

Mr. John L. Olson, manager of the Fanners Elevator at Wyndmere for many years was found 
dead in his bed Monday morning by his wife, death apparently resulting from a heart attack. 
In the habit of sleeping late occasionally, his absence from the family group Monday morn- 
ing did not cause alarm and it was not until 10 o'clock that Mrs. Olson went to rouse him 
and found the body. 

Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Wald Schmit, of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Dan 
L. Jones, of Hankinson, three sons, Richard, of Wyndmere, Kenneth, of Everett, WA. , and 
Jack, who is also at Everett at present; his father, A. M. Olson, of DeLamere, one brother. 
Art Olson, of DeLamere, and one sister, Mrs. Kenneth Brown, of McLeod. 

********** July 3, 1941 

BEOTHER DIED 

Mr. and Mrs. Otto Swanson received word Wednesday that Mr. Swanson's brother, Oscar, 
had died in Rutland. They left Wednesday and attended the funeral on Saturday, returning 
on Sunday evening. ****•**•** j^^ 2, 1941 

FATHER OF C. H. SIEFKEN DIED IN AOTO CRASH 

Mr. D. J. Siefken, 76, father of C. H. Siefken, Hankinson schools superintendent, was 
killed July 4th, when the auto in which he was traveling was struck by a freight train. Mr. 
Siefken was traveling from his home in Rembrandt, lA. , to Ft. Dodge, lA., to visit a son, 
when the fatal accident occurred. 

The injured man was taken to the hospital where he passed away next morning. Three 
sons and one daughter survive: Cwar at home; Damon at Duncomb, lA. , Carl, of HanJcinson, 
and Mrs. Russel Wright, of Marithon, lA. His wife proceeded him in death four years ago. 

Carl Siefken was enroute home from Mexico City and was in Wheatland, WY., when notified 
of the tragedy. He travelled by bus and airplane, but arrived subsequent to his father's 
death. Funeral services were held in Rembrandt on Wednesday. 

********** July 10, 1941 

LAD, CUT BY KNIFE, DIED 

Marvin Lyle, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Foeltz, passed away at the St. Francis Hosp- 
ital in Breckenridge Saturday morning, July 5th, at about 2 AM., death following a minor op- 
eration from which he failed to recover. 

The lad had joyously spent July 4th with his parents, relatives and friends at a lake 
in Minnesota. Upon returning home at about 11 PM., expressed the desire to learn how to 
clean fish. He took a knife and while sharpening it his hand slipped and the arteries 
and a cord neevr his left wrist were severed. His parents placed a tourniquet on the lad's 
arm and an attempt was made to secure a physician in Fairmount and Hankinson. No doctor 
was available and the injured lad was taken to St. Framcis Hospital. He was given an 
anaesthetic and an operation was performed on the wounded wrist. He passed away following 
the operation without regaining consciousness. 

Marvin Lyle was bom April 15th, 1929, and in May of the same year was baptized in the 

Lutheran Church. He had reached the age of 12 years, 2 months and 20 days when called by 

death. 

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Buddy, as he was called by all his relatives and friends, was a lovable and pleasant 
boy with a will to be kind and obedient to his parents. He was a great lover of pets. He 
leaves a vacant place in the hearts of many who knew and loved him. 

Services were held Tuesday, Jvily 8th, at the home at 1:30 PM., and at the Lutheran 
Church in Fairmount at 2 PM. Rev. Schumacher officiated. The choir rendered several sele- 
ctions, one of them being "Asleep In Jesus," which was very solemnly sung. He was laid to 
rest in Hillside Cemetery at Hankinson beside his infamt brother. Baby Gust, Jr., who passed 
away August 8th, 1940, less than a year ago. 

The Wipperman Fiineral Home was in charge. 

Marvin Lyle is survived by his loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Foeltz, and two sisters, 
Elaine, 14, jind Eileen, 7; three grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hoefs, of Fairmount, 
Mrs. Foeltz, of Canada; ai\d many other relatives. 

Pallbearers were four cousins, Herbert Place, Carl Kath, Gilbert Hoefs, Jr., eind Kenneth 
Hoefs. Flower bearers were cousins, Caroline Kath, Regina Hoefs, Joy Hoefs, Marlys Hoefs 
and Delmar Hoefs and a close neighbor and friend. Win. Campbell, Jr. 

********** July 10, 1941 

DEXTER RESIDENT DIED ON TUESDAY 

Emil Schlotfeldt, a resident of Dexter Township, near Lidgerwood for about 33 years, 
passed away very unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday morning of this week. He had been 
ailing for a ntmiber of years, but there had been no change in his condition, nor any indi- 
cation of the nearness of the end until very shortly before his passing. 

Mr. Schlotfeldt was bom at McCauslin, lA. , on Jcinuary 7th, 1872. He came to Lidgerwood 
in 1908 eind has lived there since that time. He leaves his wife, his son, Harold, of De- 
Lamere, ND.; his son, Gilbert, of Wyndmere, ND., and his daughter, Ila, at home. He attained 
the age of 69 years. 

Funeral services will be held at St. John's Evangelical Church in Lidgerwood Friday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock, with interment in St. John's Cemetery. Rev. Eyrich will officiate 
at the ftmeral. ********** july lo, 1941 

WARD FREEMAN SET FREE BY COURT JURY 

Ward Freeman, driver of a fruit truck which called regularly in Hankinson, was found 
not guilty of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated in the District Court in Forman 
last week. Chas. Hewitt, of Cogswell, was killed in a collision with Hewitt's rig last 
January. ********** july 10, 1941 

CLAIRE CITY MAN ENDED OWN LIFE 

Louis Brendle, former resident of Great Bend, committed suicide by hanging, Monday, 
at the home of his daughter north of Claire City. The body was discovered by the daughter, 
Mrs. L. Hillstad, suspended by a rope in a tree in the home grove. 

Funeral services were held at Claire City, Wednesday. Mr. Brendle was crippled in an 
auto accident at Lidgerwood a few years ago and never completely recovered. He was 73. 

********** July 17, 1941 

FRANK WAWERS DIED FROM HEART ATTACK 
Frank Wawers, prominent farmer living north of Fairmount, died this afternoon of a 

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heart attack. He had gotten into his car to come to town when stricken. 

Tentative plans for the funeral are set for Monday. An obituary will be published 
next week. *«*******• j^ly 17^ 1941 

MRS. CAJiL KEAUSE DIED ON MONDAY 

Mrs. Carl A. Krause, a resident of this community for nearly fifty years, passed away 
in this city last Monday. In spite of a high age, Mrs. Krause maintained good health to a 
remarable degree until about two weeks before her death. 

Fiineral services were held on Thursday, July 17th, 1941, beginning at 1:40 PM., at the 
home and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, with Rev. Eyrich officiating at 
the services. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. The sympathy of many is extended 
to the relatives. 

Sophia Buchholtz was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany on Sept. 14th, 1862. She 
was the daughter of Mr. Johji Buchholtz and his wife, Mary nee Bruchmann. In the year 1873, 
the family came to America and settled at Appleton, WI. In 1877 they moved to a farm neax 
Mankato, MN. There the deceased met and married Mr. Ceirl A. Krause, the marriage taking 
place in 1880 at St. Clair, MN. In 1893 Mr. and Mrs. Krause moved to Hankinson and settled 
on a homestead near this city. They continued to farm until they retired in 1916 and moved 
to Hankinson. Mr. Krause passed away on Nov. 30th, 1928. Mrs. Krause continued to live 
here until her death. 

About two weeks ago Mrs. Krause was taken ill. From that time she gradually declined 
until she passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, July 14, 1941. She would have 
attained her eightieth year on Sept. 14th of this year. 

She leaves to mourn her, two sons, Otto and John, Lidgerwood; three daughters, Mrs. 
Frank Eadloff and Mrs. John Bechel, of this city, and Mrs. anil Meide, of Fainaount; one bro- 
ther, Herman Buchholtz, of St. Clair, MN.; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Phalen, of St. Paul, Mrs. 
Lena Splinter, of Elgin, IL.; Miss Louise Buchholtz, of St. Clair, MN., Mrs, Eda Van Bxim, 
of Mankato, MN. , and Mrs. Ella Fischer, of Walker, MN. Three children died in infancy. 

She also leaves twenty grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. 

********** July 17, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ADAM GOTTFRID 

Fimereil services were held at the Catholic Church Tuesday morning at 8 o'clock for Adam 
Gottfrid, who died Sunday, Fr. Jos. F. Studnicka officiating. 

Deceased was born in Bruckenthal, Austria, April 12th, 1848, and was 93 years old at 

the time of his death. Previous to coming to America he was married to Anna Hammerling, 

who proceeded him in death 15 years ago. Mr. Gottfrid was a shoemaker by profession, but 

had been retired for many years. There are no known survivors. 

********** July 17, 1941 

GREAT BEND.... Mrs. Ambach, Mr. and Mrs. George Womer, Mrs. Adamson and Mrs. Lizzie 

Brendle motored to Claire City on Wednesday to attend the funeral of their uncle, Louis 

Brendle, who died Sunday. 

********** July 17, 1941 

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MRS. HEGNE DIED 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Word has reached here of the death Monday morning of Mrs. E. A. Hegne 
former resident of New Effington and now residing in Fargo, ND. She died at the home of her 
son, Allen. 

The Hegnes were early residents of New Effington, coming here about a year after its 

founding. They operated a store here for many years and left only five years ago. 

Funeral services were held in New Effington Thursday afternoon. 

********** July 17^ 1941 

Miss Mildred Graham, a friend of Frances Eyrich, who was employed in Wood Lake, MN., 
was killed Tuesday in an automobile accident. A blowout caused the car to roll into the 
ditch, pinning her under the car for several hovirs. Miss Graham visited with Miss Eyrich 
here last Easter. ********** july 2.7, 1941 

ATTEND JOHN TOKBAK FUNERAL AT FAIPMOUNT 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kinn motored to Fairmount Wednesday morning to attend the funeral 
of John Tuorbak, who died Monday afternoon. Services were held at 9 o'clock in the Catholic 
Church. ********** July 17, 1941 

MRS. W. C. DENNSTEDT 

Mrs. W. C. Dennstedt, former resident of Hankinson, died Tuesday afternoon, July 15th, 
in Minneapolis, MN., from a fatal heart attack. She was 61 years and 2 months old. 

Funeral services were held at the Albinson Funeral Chapel, Thursday morning and burial 
was Thursday afternoon at Olivia, MN. 

Surviving are three sons, Lowell Dennstedt, of Chicago, Harold and Clarence Dennstedt, 
of Minneapolis; two daughters, Beulah Dennstedt and Mrs. William Fitzpatirck, of Minneapolis; 
and also seven grandchildren. ********** july 17, 1941 

FRANK WAWERS OBITURARY 

Funeral services were held Monday at the Wipperman Chapel in Hankinson and at St. Anth- 
ony's Church in Fairmount. Fr. Bierena officiated. 

Frank Carl Wawers was bom August 11th, 1885 in Wahpeton, ND., the son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Nicholas Wawers. On October 11th, 1910, he was married to Agnes Sophie Lobin in the St. 
Anthony Church, of Fairmount, with Rev. Fr. Meyers officiating. They moved to Hankinson 
and fanned there until 16 years ago at which time they moved to a farm near Fairmount. 

Six children were bom to this union. All survive the passing of their father. They 
are Edward, of Staples, MN., Mrs. Leo Wettstein, of the same place, Mrs. Herman Laske, of 
Fairmount, Mrs. Wyman Orr, of Wadena, MN., Mrs. John Spyder of White Rock, SD., and John, 
of the hone. 

Besides his wife and children he leaves to mourn his passing the following sister and 
brothers: Mrs. Alton Theede, of Fairmount, George, of Douglas, ND., Mike, Jacob and Peter, 
of Fairmovint, Henry, of Hainkinson, and Nick of Breckenridge . A brother and sister pre- 
ceeded him in death at the age of Ih yecirs, namely Joe and Annie. 

********** July 24, 1941 

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FUNERAL HELD FOR PIONEER 

Smith DeSilva, 92 years, 4 months and 7 c3ays, died Jvily 26th, 1941, from infirmities 
attendant to old age. 

Mr. DeSilva, a native of New York State, came to Richland County in 1875. To many of 
our modem day people the date is insignificant. North Dakota was a part of Dakota Territory, 
and but a short time previous the 5th eind 6th Minn, regiments of the United States Army were 
recalled from the Civil War to quell Indian uprisings at Breckenridge , MN. In this territ- 
ory Smith DeSilva located. He carried the U. S. mails between three United States Forts, 
namely Abercrombie, Ft. Lincoln and Deadwood, SD. In an official capacity Mr. DeSilva was 
a Marshal of the United States Government. 

After the strenuous life as mail carrier, U. S. territorial marshal Mr. DeSilva retired 
to a homestead two miles west of Mantador, now farmed by Mr. Duwenhoegger . Here he and his 
good wife developed one of the fine farm properties in the Red River Valley. As a reward for 
his industrious life Mr. and Mrs. DeSilva were able to retire in 1913, to a fine home in 
Hankinson where he has lived these many years, admired and respected by all of his neighbors. 

Mr. Smith DeSilva was bom March 19th, 1849, at Gilboa, NY., son of Ira and Sarah Thomas 
DeSilva. He spent his childhood cind yoving manhood in the East, coming to Dakota Territory in 
the early 70' s. 

On May 4th, 1879, he married Miss Louise Murphy in Wahpeton and from 1879 to 1883, was 
Deptuy Sheriff at Wahpeton. 

In 1883, he took up a homestead, 2 miles west and a half mile south of where Mantador 
is now located, where he lived for 30 years. In 1913, he moved to Hankinson, where he has 
since lived. The Angel of Death called him home on July 26th, 1941, at the age of 92 years, 
4 months and 7 days. 

He leaves to mourn his passing, four daughers: Miss Ethel DeSilva, of Hankinson; Mrs. 
Maude Wilson, of Shelby, MT.; Mrs. Clara Paradis, of Fort Benton, MT.; and Mrs. Laura Klin- 
nert, of Elgin, IL. 

Mr. DeSilva was a member of the Methodist Church. He was of a family of 13, nine boys 

and four girls and was the next to the youngest and survived all of his brothers and sisters. 

Mrs. DeSilva died on December 27th, 1939. 

********** July 31, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON MAN DIED SUNDAY 

Peter Spethman, of New Effington, passed away Sunday morning at the Tiegs Hospital 

here. Funeral services were conducted from New Effington, Wednesday. Deceased was the 

father-in-law of Mrs. Francis Spethman (nee Mildred Stein) of this city. 

********** July 31, 1941 

ENCEPHALITIS CAUSES FIRST LOCAL DEATH 
Barbara Hipp, 2 years old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. John Hipp, of this city, died 
Monday morning at the Breckenridge Hospital, the first Richland County death from dread 
encephalitis. Barbara was bom on July 13th, 1939. 

Funeral services were conducted from St. Philip's Church, Wednesday morning. Rev. Jos. 

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F. Studnicka officiating. Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery. The people of our community 
extend sympathy to the grieving parents and relatives . 

********** Jvily 31, 1941 

RECEIVE WORD OF DEATH OF RELATIVE IN MILWAUKEE 
Rev. Jos. F. Studnicka eind sister-in-law, Mrs. Marian L. Studnicka, received a sad 
message Monday telling of the death of their brother's wife, Mrs. John J. Studnicka, at Mil- 
waukee, WI. Mr. and Mrs. John Studnicka visited here a few years ago, and was acquainted 
with a considerable number of our people. 

********** July 31, 1941 

ATTEND LIDGERWOOD FUNERAL 
Mrs. Mary Schuett, Mrs. Leonard Polda, Mrs. Tommy Kath and Mrs. Edith Walsh attended 
the funeral of Mrs. Augusta Strega, Monday, at the Lutheran Chxirch in Lidgerwood. 

********** July 31, 1941 

STILES NEWS.... Mr. cind Mrs. John M. Hentz and family and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Hentz att- 
ended the funeral of Mrs. Frank Navratil, which was held at New Effington, Sxinday afternoon. 

********** July 31, 1941 

RECEIVE NEWS OF DEATH 
Word was received this week of the death of Mrs. Otto Skagen, of Great Falls, MT. 
Deceased was a sister of Mrs. W. O. Schuett, of Wibavix, MT., and was qxiite well known here 
where she visited at the Mrs. Mary Schuett home often. 

********** August 7, 1941 

GREAT BEND.... Mrs. Ben Loll received word from Willmar, MN., Sunday that her brother, 
Henry Buss, was seriously ill with encephalitis. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Buss and 
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Loll left at once, but Mr. Buss had passed away before they reached the 
bedside. ********** August 7, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .This community was shocked and saddened last week upon learning of the 
sudden and xmtijnely death of Kay Sorenson, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sorenson, of south of 
Hammer. ********** August 7, 1941 

NEW EFFIKGTON. . . . John Melland received word Monday morning of the death of a brother- 
in-law, at Morris, WI., who was killed in an auto accident Sunday. 

********** August 7, 1941 

PIONEER RESIDENT DIED MONDAY 
John M. Jaeger Laid to Rest in Calvary Cemetery 
Funeral services were held at St. Philip's Catholic Church Thursday morning at 9 o' 
clock for John M. Jaeger, pioneer resident of this community, who passed away at his home 
in this city at 9:30 Monday evening. Rev. Joseph F. Studnicka officiated. 

Pallbeairers , who were old friends and neighbors of the deceased, were Jake Hentz, Geo- 
rge Wirtz, Joe Lee, Math Hammerschmidt, Frank Althoff euid John Krrnnp. Interment was made 
in Ccilvary Cemetery. 

Although the deceased was in failing health for the past five years, news of his death 

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came as a distinct shock to his many friends. He had been in good spirits during the day 
and had retired early, but the Angel of Death called him home that evening. 

John M. Jaeger was bom in St. Martin, MN., on November 19th, 1868, and at the time of 
his death was 72 years, 8 months and 23 days. He resided in St. Martin until he was nineteen 
years old when he went to Eden, SD. , to live. He was married to Margaret Rassier on Feb. 24th, 
1892, at Eden. Eleven children were bom to bless this union, nine of whom survive: Cather- 
ine, Mrs. Leo Lenzen, St. Cloud, MN.; Joseph, of this city; Leo, of Detroit, MI.; Rose, Mrs. 
Joseph Lenzen, of St. Cloud, MN.; Susan, Mrs. George Feneis, of Mooreton; Grace, Mrs. Peter 
Backer, of Wyndmere; Emma, Mrs. Herb Smith, of Minneapolis) Alfred, of this city; and Theo- 
dore, of Mooreton. John passed away in infancy and Stanley died at the age of three years. 

After marriage the couple moved to Lidgerwood, where they lived a yeeir, then moving to 
Ransom, ND., where the deceased was engaged in farming for a year. He then moved to Mantador. 
He was engaged as foreman on the Keystone Farm for three years at the end of which time he 
moved to this city, where he was engaged as a well driller imtil five years ago when he was 
forced to retire because of ill health. Deceased was active in civic affairs being a member 
and officer of the Commercial dub for years and also served on the local police force for 
many years. His passing is regretted by a host of relatives and friends. 

Besides his wife and nine children, he is survived by two brothers, Matt, of British 
Columbia; Anthony, of Mahnomen, MN., and one sister, Mrs. Wm. Meyer, of Long Beach, CA. 
Thirty six grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive. 

********** August 14, 1941 

KRS. ODENBACH, OF HAVANNA, DIED 
Mrs. John Odenbach died at her home in Havana this afternoon. Mrs. Odenbach is the 
mother of I-lrs. Dick Zander. Tentative announced funeral date is Sunday. 

********** August 14, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON Melvin C. Nelson, of White Rock Township, passed away at the Brecken- 

ridge Hospital, August 3rd, from sleeping sickness, from which he had been afflicted about 
a week. ********** August 14, 1941 

DEATH OCCURS 

The commtmity was saddened to learn of the death of Axel Hawkinson last Thursday at 
Easton, Washington. 

Mr. Hawkinson, along with his wife, and daughter, Lillian, had gone to Washington to 
visit their sons, Leoncird and Melvin, about two weeks before his death. About 10 days be- 
fore his death he entered the hospital at Easton, WA., where he passed away on July 31st. 
of kidney ailments and complications. 

********** August 14, 1941 

ATTEND FUNEKAL OF NEPHEW KILLED IN ACCIDENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lea left Saturday for Brainard, where they met Mrs. Wybert Bickerton 
and sons, of Minneapolis. They spent Sunday at the Lea Cottage at Woman's Lake. 

On Monday they received the sad news of the death of Mr. Lea's nephew, Winfred, who was 
killed in an automobile accident in California that day. Mr. Edgar Lea and Mrs. Wybert Bick- 

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erton left for Beach, ND. , to attend the funeral which will take place Thursday. 

********** August 21, 1941 

MES. PAULSON DIED 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Anna Paulson, 74, 
a former resident of New Effington, who passed away Thursday at a Sioux Falls Hospital. 

Mrs. Paulson lived in New Effington xmtil her husband's death In 1931. 

********** August 21, 1941 

OBITUARY 

Elizabeth Moos was the daughter of Mr. Frederick Moos and his wife, Anna nee Jahraus. 
She was bom at Yankton, SD., on October 25th, 1874. In the place of her birth, she was 
received into the Christian Church thru the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. When she was 13 
years old the family moved to Exireka, SD. Soon after their arrival there she was received 
into communicant membership with the Reformed Church by the rite of Confirmation. 

On Feb. 9th, 1892^ she was united in marriage with Mr. John Odenbach. Of the children 
born to this union, three preceeded their mother in death in childhood. Three sons and 
seven daughters survive their mother and mourn her passing. 

"She Odenbach family lived in or near Hankinson for about 20 years. After Mr. Odenbach 
passed away on June 17th, 1934, his widow again made her home in Eureka for seversJ. years. 
In 1938 she moved to Havana, ND., which was to be her home to the end of her days. On Thurs- 
day afternoon, August 14th, 1941, while on her way to a social gathering of friends in Havana, 
she collapsed on the street and passed away a short time later. Coming altogether unexpect- 
edly, her death has been an especially severe shock to her relatives and friends. She att- 
ained the age of 66 years, 9 months and 20 days. 

The surviving children are: Mrs. Sarah Weinkauf, of Browns Valley, MN.; Mrs. Kegina 
Zander, Hankinson; Mrs. Millie Miller, Minneapolis} John Odenbach, Pilot Bock, OR.; Mrs. 
Ida Casper, Minneapolis; Henry Odenbach, Pittsburgh, PA.; Calvin Odenbach, Minneapolis,; Mrs. 
Hilda Allen and Mrs. Evelyn Zembol, both of Minneapolis; and Mrs. Alma Torbin, Milwaukee, WI. 
She also leaves seven sons-in-law; three daughters-in-law; 24 grandchildren and 13 great granc 
children and other relatives and friends. 

Mrs. Allen of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Turbin, of Milwaukee, could not be present at the 
fimeral due to illness. The rest of the children were present. 

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Augtist 17th, 1941, beginning at 1:45 PM., at the 

home of Richard Zander and being continued at the Emmanuel Evangelical Church, with Rev. 

Eyrich officiating. Interment was made in Ennnanuel Cemetery. The sympathy of many friends 

is extended to the sorrowing relatives. 

*****♦•**• August 21, 1941 

VINCE CEMINSKI DIED 
Mrs. E. L. Green, of So. St. Paul, visited at the Mrs. John Green home Wednesday. She 
was called to Geneseo by the sudden death of her brother, Mr. Vincent Ceminski, who died at 
the Veblen Hospital. Funeral services were held on Saturday at Winona, MN. 

********** August 28, 1941 

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AUGUST GUSTMANN DIED ON FRIDAY 

Mr. Augxist Gustmann, resident of Richland Coiinty since 1880, passed away at the home 
of his son, Frank, on Friday, following an illness of six weeks. Deceased had attained the 
age of 90 years. 

August Gxistmann was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Gustmann, and was bom in Podenzig, 
Germany on April 12, 1851. In the place of his birth he received the Sacrament of Baptism, 
was confirmed and grew to manhood. 

In the year 1874, he was united in marriage with Miss Hannah Ziegelman, the marriage 
taking place in Germany. Two years later, in 1876, they came to America settling at first 
in Wisconsin, where they lived for about four years. They came to Hankinson about 1880 and 
settled on a farm about four miles north of town, where they lived for twelve years. They 
then lived, for a time, on a farm at the edge of town and then on a farm about fcTir miles 
from Great Bend. 

Between Christmas of 1894 and New Yscurs of 1895, Mrs. Gustman passed away. After con- 
tinuing for a time on the farm, Mr. Gustmann lived for a time in Hankinson. In Nov. of 
1895, he married Mrs. Marie Bartz, who had recently come from Germany. Mrs. Bartz was the 
mother of two children by a previous marriage. She passed away in 1926. 

During the next years Mr. Gustmann lived for a few years at Frazee, MN., then about 4*5 
years ago he came to make his home with his son, Fremk, near Hankinson to the end of his 
days. 

He leaves to mourn him, two sons, Frank Gustmann, of Hankinson, asid Otto Bartz, of 
Frazee, MN. ; two daughters, Mrs. Anna Koepnik, of Frazee, MN. , and Mrs. Anna Krause, of 
Lidgerwood, ND.; nine grandchildren; eighteen great grjuidchildren; one son-in-law; one 
daughter-in-law; and other relatives coid friends. 

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 24th, 1941, beginning at the Wipperman 
Chapel, at 2:45 PM., and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Rev. Eyrich offic- 
iating. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. 

********** August 28, 1941 

COMMISSIONER C. M. JOHNSON DIED 
Funeral service? were held Tuesday at Galchutt for County Commissioner C. M. Johnson, 
who died Friday at a Rochester, MN., Hospital from stomach ulcers. 

********** August 28, 1941 

WILBERT JASMER ELECTROCUTED 
Killed Climbing Tree Near Home 
Word was received in Hankinson yesterday of the tragic death of Wilbert Jasmer, 16, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jasmer, now of Osseo, MN., resident of Hankinson until about three years 
ago. The cause of death was electrocution on Tuesday afternoon. 

Fxineral services will be conducted in Osseo on Friday afternoon. The full account of 
the death was carried by the Associated Press as follows: 

A 14 year old Osseo boy who had been warned about high tension power lines near his 
home was dead today, electrocuted \rtien he touched a 4,400 volt wire. 

Wilbert Jasmer, 14, was found lying dead beneath a tree by his mother, Mrs. Fred 



Jasmer. He had s bird house in the tree through the branches of which the power line 
ran, and had apparently climbed up to look in on its inhabitcints . 

He had gotten into the tree by means of a homemade ladder and had then pulled it up to 
go higher. 

A bum on the tree indicated where he had stood, and bums on the body indicated he 
must have touched the wire with his right hand. 

Dr. K. J. St. Cyr, Osseo, called to the scene, said insulation was worn from the wire 
in several places. ********** September 4, 1941 

ATTEND BROTHER" S FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Thompson, Ernest Thompson, of Waterloo, lA. , Mrs. Edward Bohn, of 
Detroit Lakes, attended the funeral of Mr. K. Thompson at Elbow Lake, MN., last Saturday. 
Mr. K. Thompson was a brother of Mr. A. K. Thompson, of this city. 

********** September 4, 1941 

LAD KILLED 

NEW EFFINGTON . Walter Reed, a 15 year old youth was almost instantly killed 

Friday afternoon when a .22 rifle was accidently dischcirged. The gun was in the hands of 
Bryce Olson, a young man of about similar age, when it was fired. 

The dead boy lived across the line in North Dakota and the home of the other lad was 
at Wheaton, MN. Both were visiting at White Rock. Friday afternoon they obtained a grm 
and walked west out of White Rock to himt and shoot. 

********** September 4, 1941 

NEPHEW PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Frank Hohenstem received the sad news of the death of her nephew, George Minder- 
man, Tuesday. ********** September 4, 1941 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. George Schuett and Mrs. John Llnehan spent Thursday at Wahpeton. Mrs. Schuett 
attended the funeral of Mr. Theo. Jurgens, an old time friend of the family. 

********** September 4, 1941 

HENRY HOFFMAN DIED ON WEDNESDAY 

Pioneer City Blacksmith Died in Minneapolis 

Word was received by relatives in Great Bend yesterday announcing the death of Mr. Henry 

Hoffman at the University Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Mr. Hoffman, pioneer blacksmith of Hanklnson, moved from this city to Kerrick, MN. , in 

1931, where his home was at the time of death. A daughter, Mrs. Harry Bohn, of Great Bend, 

received the sad news of the demise. 

********** September 11, 1941 

FUNERAL FOR GUSTAVE LENZ FRIDAY 
Gustave Lenz, Sr., long time resident of Hanklnson, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9th, 
Death occurred at the farm home eight miles southwest of Hanklnson. He was 86 years old. 

Funeral services will be held at the Evangelical Church on Friday aftemoon, with 
Rev. Otto G. A. Eyrich officiating. An obituary is not available for this week, but will 
be printed in our next issue. ********** September 11, 1941 

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DR. D. E. RYAN IS TAKEN BY DEATH 
Heart Attack Proves Fatal to Our Former Resident 

Hankinson citizens were grievously saddened Saturday to learn of the death of Dr. D. E. 
Ryan, pioneer physician of this city, who passed away at his home in Minneapolis that day. 
Heart failure was the cause of death. Dr. Ryan was in Hankinson two weeks ago and was app- 
arently in good health and his death comes as a distinct shock to ovir community. 

Dennis E. Ryan was bom in Shakopee, MN. He completed his collegiate studies at the 
College of St. Thomas, and then entered the Univ. of Minn, where he took his medical course. 
Following his graduation he went to Bismarck, where he served as an intern in St. Alexis Hosp- 
ital for two years. He then came to Han]d.nson where he practiced medicine and. surgery for 
25 years, retiring then. Later Dr. and Mrs. Ryan and family moved to Minneapolis, where they 
have since made their home. 

Surviving are his wife, and three daughters, Mary Patricia, Denise Eileen and Peggy Ryan, 
all of Minneapolis; two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Hallorein and Miss Mary Francess Ryan. 

The competent services rendered and his charitable and unselfish acts during a quarter 
cent\iry in Heinkinson made a multitude of sincere friends who are deeply saddened by his un- 
timely death. 

Funeral services were held from the Bainville Funeral Home at 8:30 Tuesday and services 

at St. Lawrence Church at 9 o'clock. 

********** September 11, 1941 

HAMMER. .. .Two men, who had been neighbors and friends for nearly half a century, on 
adjoining farms in Minnesoata Township, died within two days of each other. Herman Feigum 
in the early morning, August 28th, and Ole Seising, at 10:16 PM., on August 30th. Both were 
patients at the Veblin Hospital when the grim reaper gathered them in. 

********** September 11, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cornelius and family were at Clarkfield, MN., Sun- 
day where they attended funeral services for Mr. Cornelius' mother who passed away last 
Wednesday after a lingering illness. 

********** September 11, 1941 

MRS. WM. RDEDER DIED SATURDAY 

The truth of the old adage, that much indeed can happen in a day, was again impressed 
on the people of this commiuiity, when it became known that Mrs. William Roeder passed away 
last Saturday. While not enjoying complete health for a number of years, Mrs. Roeder 
nevertheless felt well enough to plan to attend a social gathering in the relationship on 
Saturday evening. However, in the early evening she suddenly became very ill and death 
followed a few hours later. 

Fxineral services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 17th, beginning at the home of the parents 
in this city at 1:45 PM. , followed by services at Emmanuel Evangelical Church. Rev. Eyrich 
officiated at the services. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. The sympathy of many 
is extended to the relatives in their sad bereavement. 



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MRS. WILLIAM ROEDER 

Helen Louise Medenwaldt was the daughter of Mr. William J. Medenwaldt and his wife, 
Alvina, nee Hoefs. She was bom near Hankinson on February 12th, 1900. 

On April 29th, 1920, she was united in marriage to Mr. William Roeder. They made their 
home on a farm about seven miles west of Hankinson. During her entire lifetime the home of 
Mrs. Roeder has been in the vicinity of Hankinson. She was active at her work in her usual 
manner last Saturday, until evening when she suddenly beccune seriously ill, and a few hours 
later passed away. She attained the age of 41 years, 7 months and one day. 

Deeply mourning her departure are her husband and daughter, Lenore; her parents, Mr. 
and Mrs. William Medenwaldt, her mother-in-law, Mrs. Fred Roeder, Sr.; one brother, Rudolph 
of Alexandria, MN. ; four sisters, Mrs. Ema Roeder, Mrs. Freida Jasmer, Mrs. Tillie Rartle- 
ben and Mrs. Esther Roeder, all of Hankinson; nine brothers-in-law; five sisters-in-law; 
and many other relatives and many friends. 

********** September 18, 1941 

LAST RITES FOR HERMAN BOLDT 

After an illness of a few weeks, Herman Boldt, a well known resident of this community 
passed away at a late hour on Satvirday, Sept. 13th. Mr. Boldt had his home in the vicinity 
of Hankinson for fifty six years and had a large circle of acquaintances. 

Fvmeral services were held on Thursday, September 18, 1941, with services at the home 
at 1:30 PM., and at Emmcinuel Evangelical Church at 2 PM. Rev. Eyrich officiated at the 
services. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. 

Herman Karl William Boldt was the son of Mr. William Boldt and his wife Anna, nee 
Riemer. He was bom in Standscheneu, Pommerania, Germany on Sept. 23rd, 1866. In the year 
1884, he came to America and at once to North Dakota with his parents. Since that time his 
home has been here. 

On March 6th, 1890, he was united with Miss Ernestine Boldt, the wedding taking place 
at Breckenridge, MN. The young couple moved on a farm about four miles south of Hankinson 
and that has been their home through all the years. The fiftieth anniversay of their marr- 
iage which occurred on March 6th, 1940, was not observed in any special manner, due to the 
illness of Mrs. Boldt at that time. 

Mr. Boldt leaves to mourn him his wife; three sons, Albert, Arthur emd Lester, all of 
Hankinson; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Vedder and Mrs. Delia KnaeUt, of Hankinson, and Mrs. 
Lena Knaak, of St. Paul, MN.; one sister, Mrs. Wilhelmine Westpahl, of Hankinson; three 
sons-in-law, three gramdchildren; one great grandchild; and many other relatives and friends. 

••******** September 18, 1941 

GDSTAV LENZ, SR. 
After a lingering illness of about six months, during which time he was confined to his 
bed, death came to Mr. Gustav August Ferdinand Lenz, Sr., on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 
9th, 1941. He attained the age of 82 years, 6 months and 12 days. 

Mr. Lenz was born in Noerenberg, Pommerania, Germany on February 28th, 1859. He came 
to America about the year 1886, coming at first to Chicago. A year later he came to Hutch- 
inson, MN. There he was united in marriage with Miss Emily Seefeldt on April 27, 1888. 

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In May of the same year Mr. and Mrs. Lenz, together with a party of friends, came to 
Hankinson, making the journey by wagon train. With the exception of five years spent in 
Minneapolis and five in St. Paiil, they have lived in or near Hankinson since that time. 
During the last eleven years they have lived with their son. Max, on a farm about eight miles 
southwest of Hankinson. 

Mr. Lenz became a naturalized citizen on October 14th, 1893. He was a charter member of 
Emmcinuel Evangelical Church of this city and served that congregation as treasurer at the beg- 
inning for about ten years. On April 27th, 1938, Mr. and Mrs. Lenz were privileged to observe 
their Golden Wedding surrounded by relatives and friends. On April 27th of this year, they 
completed the fifty-third year of wedded life. 

Mr. Lenz is mourned by his aged wife; his sons, William, August, Gustav, Jr., and Max, 
all of Hankinson, and Chcirles, of Lidgerwood; his daughter Mrs. Anna Smith, of Kidder, SD.; 
his brother, William, in Germany; thirteen grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 12th, 1941, beginning at 1:15 PM. , at the home 
of August Lenz and being continued at Emmanuel Chxirch. Rev. Eyrich officiated at the services. 
Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. 

********** September 18, 1841 

KEN SPOTSWOOD DIED IN MINOT 
Mr. Kenneth Spotswood, son of Mrs. C. P. Spotswood, former resident of Hankinson, died 
early last week. Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church at Minot, Thvirsday 
September 11th. 

Surviving to mourn their loss is: his wife, Mrs. Kenneth Spotswood, (nee Jessie Russell) 
three daughters and his mother, Mrs. C. P. Spotswood. 

********** September 18, 1941 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF MRS. ROSE STABNOW 
Miss Marie Schiltz, Mrs. Ernest Ambach and Mr. zmd Mrs. Leonard Reinke attended the 
fvineral of Mrs. Rose Stabnow, Tuesday at Breckenridge , MN. Mrs. Stabnow was a resident of 
Elma Township many yeeirs ago, moving to Breckenridge about 35 years ago. Mrs. Stabnow was 
90 years old at the time of her death. Three daughters and two sons survive her. She is an 
aunt of the Reinke family. ********** September 18, 1941 

SELSING FUNERAL 

HAMMER The last sad rites for the late Ole Seising were held at the Nidaros Church 

on Monday of last week. Rev. M. A. Olson conducted the services. 

********** September 18, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Martin Lien, well known highway contractor, whose home was in Veblen, 
was killed Saturday afternoon when a large cottonwood tree being removed from a right-of-way 
fell on him. 

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IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR REV. AND MRS. KLAUSLER 
Tragic Auto Accident Kills Two People, Injuring Two 
PASTOR of IMMANDEL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH 1908 - 1941 and PRESIDENT 
of the NORTH DAKOTA - MONTANA DISTRICT of the EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH. 

A most tragic accident, which plunged the entire community into poignant sorrow, occ- 
urred last Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when a passenger car and truck collided on No. 81, 
a mile south of Victor, killing Rev. J. P. Klausler and his wife, and seriously injuring Mrs. 
Leonard Kretchman and less seriously Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., all occupants of the Rev. 
Klausler auto. 

The group had left Hankinson to inspect interior decorations of a Wheaton , MN . , Luther- 
an Church early in the afternoon. As they nesured the vest turn to New Effington on No. 81 
where they intended to leave the thoroughfare, the car crashed head-on with a large over-cab 
truck driven by DeFord Stetzier, of Menaghn, who was only slightly bruised. 

The crash killed Rev. and Mrs. Klausler instantly, and Mrs. Kretchman was rendered \m- 
conscious. Mrs. Wipperman, who is a registered nurse, recognized the full seriousness of 
the tragedy, and although injttred, walked a mile to telephone Hankinson relatives. 

In the meantime, Mrs. Clcirence Lien drove up with a ceir and brought the two wounded wo- 
men to Hankinson. Mrs. Kretchman 's condition was so critical that she was taken to the 
Breckenridge Hospital for treatment. Mrs. Wipperman entered the Tiegs Hospital where she is 
yet receiving treatment. 

The coimer where the accident occurred is a dangerous one, a rise in the grade at the 
turn preventing full vision essential on modem highwasy. Citizens who went to the scene 
of the accident report that Rev. Klausler had set his brakes for many feet in an attempt to 
avert the crash, but it was impossible. 

The accident is the most serious ever to involve Hankinson people, and the prominence 
of all parties has cast a pall of sadness over ovir community which will remain long in the 
memory of relatives and innumerable friends. 

Rev. Klausler 's sincere devotion to his church and family, and his able supervision of 
the North Dakota-Montana Synod and his conscientious endeavors as a true Christian neighbor 
to our people leaves a void that time and love can only partially erase. 

Final funeral services were held for the Rev. and Mrs. J. P. Klausler from Immanuel 
Lutheran Church, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30. A service in the home for the immediate members 
of the family and relatives was held at 2 o'clock. The bodies lay in state before the altar 
of the church from Sunday morning vintil Tuesday noon. 

At the funeral services for the late Rev. and Mrs. J. P. Klausler, two long time friends 
preached the sermons. The Rev. E. G. Nachtsheim, of Minneapolis, preached the first sermon. 
Basing his sermon on Psalm 46, 11, the Rev. Nachtsheim declared that the hand of God was vis- 
ibly present in the tragic accident. He counselled the movimers to retain an abiding trust 
in God. In the second sermon, the Rev. A. H. Grumm, of Fargo, Chairman of the Mission Board 
of the North Dakota-Montana District, used as his text Psalm 73, 23-26. The Rev. Grumm show- 
ed how the deceased couple had always been an example of devout Christian faith and urged 

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that everyone use them as an example in their personal life. 

In addition to the two sermons, the Rev. G. Christisin Earth, of Cincinnati, OH., third 
Vice-President of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, delivered a short address as the 
representative of the Synod and its President, the Rev. Dr. J. W. Bahnken. Vice-President 
Earth called attention to the fact that the late Pastor KLausler was nationally knovm as an 
efficient administrator in church affairs. He stated that the entire Lutheran Church in 
America mourned Pastor Klausler's loss. 

The Rev. F. J. Graeber, Aberdeen, SD., representing the South Dakota District of the 
Lutheran Church and its President, pointed out the invaluable services Pastor Klausler had 
rendered as Chairman at Pastoral Conferences. The Rev. A. Jordan, now the new President of 
the North Dakota-Montana District, Kalispell, MT., spoke words of comfort to the congregation, 
members of the family and the community. 

At the service in the home the Rev. J. H. Rengstorf, of Great Bend, officiated. In the 
church, the Rev. W. Cordts, of Belford, served as liturgist. At the grave, the Rev. H. Schu- 
macher, of Tyler, read the words of conaaital. 

The pallbearers for the Rev. and Mrs. Klausler were the trustees eind elders of the church 
as well as remaining officers of the church. They were Theodore Bladow, Fred Pankow, William 
J. Medenwaldt, Gust Muehler, Robert Stein, Robert Sedler, Ervin Prochnow, Robert Vedder, Law- 
rence Jentz and Paul Ohm. 

Honorary pallbearers were the visiting clergymen, M. S. Aker representing Governor John 
Moses, Paul Kinn representing the City of Hankinson, and Gust Schultz, Ernest Steinwehr, 
and Carl Jasmer, Sr. ++++++++++ 

REV. J. P. KLAUSLER 

Joseph Paul Klausler was born Oct. 13th, 1882, at Wood lake, MN. At an early age he 
showed gifts which could be used in the holy ministry. He attended Concordia College, St. 
Paul, MN., and Concordia College, Milwaukee, WI. He entered Concordia Theological Seminary 
St. Louis, MO., in 1902 and was graduated in 1905. In all his scholastic work he was an 
exemplar in perserverance and thoroughness: his grades were the highest. His first call was 
to the mission parish in and around Kulm, ND. Here he was ordained and installed on Aug. 13, 
1905. After some three years work in this parish, he was csilled to Unmanuel Lutheran Church 
at Hankiaison, ND. From 1908 until his death. Pastor Klausler labored diligently as pastor 
and preacher in this parish. The Lord of the Church visibly blessed his labors in Immanuel 
Church so that a large church, a new parsonage, and many other improvements were added to 
the parish. 

In addition to his work as pastor to Hankinson, ND., the Rev. Klausler was also signally 
honored by the Lutheran Church at lairge when he was elevated in 1924 to the office of District 
President. For some seventeen years President Klausler travelled throughout North Dakota and 
Montana unceasingly concerned about the welfare of every congregation and its pastor. As a 
member of the Lutheran Missour Synod's College of Presidents and of the Fiscal Conference he 
frequetly attended meetings in Chicago and St. Louis. 

Rev. J. P. Klausler, preached his last sermon in both German and English in his church 

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August 31, 1941. He was also privileged to administer Holy Communion in both services. 
The text of his last sermon was the Gospel lesson for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity: 
Mark 7, 31-37. He had written and memorized, as was his practice, the sermon word for word 
in long hand. The last sermon he was privileged to preach was in St. Paul's Lutheran Church 
Beach, ND. , Sept. 7th, 1941, where he delivered two mission festival sermons. 

Together with Mrs. KLausler he spent Sunday evening, Monday and Tuesday with his son. 
Rev. Alfred Klausler, at Glendive, MT. 

On Sept. 12th, the Rev. and Mrs. J. P. Klausler, accompanied by Mrs. Leonard Kretchmem 
and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., intended to travel to Wheaton and Windom, MN., where they wished 
to look at some basement fixtvires. The Rev. and Mrs. J. P. Klausler never reached their 
destination. They were instantly killed when their car Juid a truck collided. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 
MBS. J. P. KLAUSLER 

Mrs. J. P. Klausler, nee Amanda Hunziker, was born Febrviary 24th, 1884, at Arlington, 
MN., of Rev. and Mrs. John Hunziker. She spent her girlhood in Minneapolis. She was marr- 
ied to the Rev. Klausler in Holy Trinity Luther2in Church, Minneapolis, MN., on July 29, 1906. 

To the Rev. and Mrs. J. P. Klausler six children were bom, three of whom survive their 
parents: Alfred, of Glendive, MT.; Margaret (Mrs. Robert Wilson), of Storden, MN.; Mark, 
of Willmar, MN. Ruth, Dorothy and Paul preceeded their parents in death. Four children 
also mourn the passing of their grandparents. Mrs. Klausler also leaves two sisters. Bertha, 
and Ada, of Minneapolis; and five brothers, John and Jxilius, of Minneapolis, Arthur of Mankato, 
Paul, of Jordan, Ben, of Des Moines, lA. 

Besides the above mentioned who mo\im his passing, the Rev. Klausler leaves three bro- 
thers, William and John, of Cottonwood, MN.; August, of Spokane, WA.; and one sister, Mrs. 
Albert Sharratt, of Sebastopol, CA. 

Mrs. Klausler held various offices in the Lutheran Ladies' Aid of her church. A devoted 

wife and mother, a self-sacrificing and consecreted Christian, she capably filled her role 

as a pastor's wife. ********** ^ -^ ,o-.««, 

ir^ ********** September 18, 1941 

ATTENDS FUNERAL AT OAKES 

Mrs. Ralph Kane left Wednesday for Oakes, ND., where she will attend the funeral of her 
uncle, Mr. William Augen. ********** September 18, 1925 

C. K. SPOTTSWOOD, OF MINOT, DIED IN COLORADO 

C. Kenneth Spottswood, of Minot, 46, member of the composing room staff at The NEWS 
for 13 years, died Sunday at 9:15 PM., in the hospital of the union Printer's Home at Col- 
orado Springs, where he had been ill since November of 1939. 

For many years he had been in ill health. He left The NEWS, where he had been a lino- 
type operator, 6 years ago, and since had been in gradual failing health. His family visit- 
ed him a few weeks ago at Colorado Springs. The body will be brought to Minot for burial, 
reaching here Wednesday afternoon. 

Survivors include: Mrs. Spottswood and two daughters, Mrs. Donald Vardaveen (Jean 

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Spottswood) and Phyllis Ann in Minot; another daugher, Grace, who is living with relatives 
at Ontario, CA. , and attending high school there; his mother, Mrs. C. P. Spottswood, of 
Anaheim, CA., and a brother, Arthur Spottswood, of Minneapolis. There is also an adopted 
sister, Mrs. Katherine Abnet, of Glendale, CA. Dr. E. M. Eanson, of Minot is a cousin. 

Mr. Spottswood was bom August 23rd, 1895, at Hankinson, ND. , where his father was a 
physician for many years. Dr. Spottswood died nearly 30 years ago. 

Learning the printing trade at Hainkinson, where type was set by hand, Kenneth Spotts- 
wood later went to the Minneapolis Journal, where he was employed for three years. He also 
was at the Globe-Gazette in Wahpeton for Ih years before coining to The NEWS in Minot in July 
of 1922. He was a News employee until March 2nd, 1935, when ill health forced him to retire. 

While in Minneapolis he was married to Miss Jean Russell, member of a pioneer Bottineau 
family. Mrs. Spottswood now conducts a kindergarten at Sunnyside School in Minot. 

Mr. Spottswood was a member of the Minot local, Intemationsl Typegraphical Union. 

MINOT NEWS ********** September 25, 1941 

ATTENDS FUNERAL OF REV. CORDTS' MOTHER 

BELFORD. . . .Rev. and Mrs. Cordts and daughter, Patricia, left Sunday for Boone, lA., to 
attend the funeral of Rev. Cordts' mother, who passed away on Friday. 

********** September 25, 1941 

MOTHER OF MRS. RDY HENTZ DIED AT RDSHOLT 
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hentz, John Gabbert, Ray and Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hentz and Mrs. 
John Linehan attended the funeral services Friday afternoon at Rosholt, SD., for Mrs. J. 
Hendrickson, mother of Mrs. Roy Hentz. 

********** September 25, 1941 

LAWRENCE GOERGER KILLED IN CAR WRECK 
Frances Althoff is Badly Injured 
Lawrence Goerger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Goerger, of northeast of Mantador, suffered 
a skull fracture this morning at about 2 o'clock when his car ran into a concrete culvert 
four miles west of Wahpeton on No. 13. He died a short time later at the hospital. 

Injured severely was Miss Frances Althoff, of Hankinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. FraiJc 
Althoff, passenger in the car. A cousin of Goerger, Nick Tiesen, of Minnesota, who has been 
working near Mantador, was critic^llly injured. 

Miss Althoff received a serious injury to her pelvis, and numerous other injuries to 
her body and head. Coroner Lester was called to the scene of the accident cind the three 
were taken back in the ambulance to Breckenridge . 

Funeral services for Mr. Goerger will be held at St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador 
at 9 o'clock Saturday, according to word received from the rectory today. 
Miss Althoff has been working at Kelly's Cafe in Wahpeton. 

********** October 2, 1941 

MRS. MARY BERNDT DIED SUNDAY 
Mrs. Mary Bemdt, of Great Bend, passed away at the home of her son-in-law and daughter 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoeft, Sunday. Mrs. Bemdt had been in ill health for two years. Fun- 

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eral services were held today at Great Bend. 

An obituary will be published next week. 

********** October 2, 1941 

ATTEND ADOLPH BISEK FUNERAL AT LOWRY 

Relatives and friends from this connnunity attended the funeral services for Adolph 
Bisek at Lowry, MN. , Monday. Deceased was a resident of Hankinson in the early days. 

Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. S. Portner, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bommersbach , Mrs. Math 
Bom and son, Joe, Mrs. Elizabeth Hipp, Mrs. Fred Bisek and Mrs. Joe Eider, of Breckenridge. 

********** October 2, 1941 

MRS. KARL ZANDER FUNERAL SATURDAY 
Resident of Hankinson Since 1900 Died After Two-Day Illness 

After an illness of only two days, death called Mrs. Karl Zander, aged resident of this 
city, on Wednesday morning. Mrs. Zander had taken Communion at Emmanuel Evangelical Church 
in the morning services last Sunday and was on her way to attend the evening services when 
an attack of illness compelled her to return to her home. Her condition grew rapidly more 
serious and death resulted a few days later. 

Henrietta Resener was bom on March 15th, 1864, in Pommerania, Germany. In the place 
of her birth she grew to womanhood and on November 12th, 1885, she was united in marriage 
with Mr. Karl Zander. They continued to live in Germany until the year 1900. On May 29th, 
1900 they reached America, coming at once to Hankinson which has since been their home. Mr. 
Zander passed away on November 22, 1939. Two of her daughters also preceeded Mrs. Zander 
in death, passing away in their infancy. 

Six children survive their mother. They are: Richard, William and Emil, of Hankinson; 
Charles, of Pelican Rapids, MN.; Mrs. Mary Zietz, of Minneapolis; and Mrs. Anna Johnson, of 
Brook Park, MN. There are also four daughters-in-law; two sons-in-law; fifteen grandchild- 
ren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law and many other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services are to be held on Saturday, October 11, 1941, at the home at 1:45 PM 
and at 2 PM at Emmanuel Evangelical Church. Rev. Eyrich will officiate at the services. 
Interment will be made in Emmanuel Cemetery. 

********** October 9, 1941 

MRS. MARY BERNDT OBITUARY 

Mary Minnie Weyhrauch was bom November 3rd, 1869, at Harmony, MN. In early childhood 
she moved, with her parents, to Elizabeth, MN., where she grew to womanhood. Later she came 
to Great Bend where she met and married Herman Bemdt on November 1st, 1894 at Great Bend. 
ND. They made their home on a farm eight miles north of Hankinson until the fall of 1932 
after which they moved to a farm near Great Bend. It was there that she lost her life's 
partner on October 26th, 1933. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Bemdt moved to Great 
Bend, where she has made her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoeft. 

Mrs. Bemdt died at the age of 71 years, 10 months and 25 days on September 28th, 1941. 
Mrs. Bemdt leaves eight children to mourn her: Aaron, Reuben, Alice (Mrs. Arthur Hoeft), of 
Great Bend, Elroy, of Hankinson, Molly (Mrs. Dick Van Henkelow) , of Hague, ND., Martha, (Mrs. 

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Arnold Foss) , of Moorhead, MN.; Elmer, of Fort Lewis, WA. ; and Clinton, of Wahpeton, ND. 
One child, Esther, died at the age of four years. Thirteen grandchildren also survive. 

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday afternoon from the Evangelical Church at 
Great Bend of which she was a member for many years. Rev. Moritz officiated. 

Pallbearers were six nephews: Christ, Jr., Lewis and William Bemdt, Rei:ben, Benjamin 

and Elroy Stoltenow. ^^^^^^^^^^ 

1 ********** October 9, 1941 

LaVonne Gruenberg, of Bamesville, MN., died Tuesday at school. She was 8 years old. 
Death was due to the enlargement of the thymus gland. Mrs. Ted Marohl, of Haiikinson, is 
her sister. ********** October 9, 1941 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs . Charles Abbott and Arline and Franklin and Mama Mae Schroeder returned Monday 
after attending the funeral of the former's niece, Jean Andrews, at Paynesville, MN. 

********** October 16, 1941 

POLIO VICTIM AT MANTADOR 
Popular Young Man Succumbs Quickly to Serious Illness 
John Richard Murphy, known to his friends as Jack Murphy, of Mantador, passed away 
Sunday morning, a victim of polio. 

Jack came to Mantador about two years ago to work in the harvest fields and has made 
his home here since, making his living painting and at other work. 

He went to work as usual Saturday morning, retiiming home about 10 AM., and complained 
of feeling ill. He grew steadily worse until about 4 PM. , when he was rushed to the Tiegs 
Hospital at Hankinson, where he was given medical aid. He passed away at 1:30 AM, Sunday 
morning. 

Tuesday evening a group of his friends gathered at the church where Rev. Father Schnei- 
der led them in prayer and said words of consolation to the friends left behind. 

The funeral took place from St. Peter and Paul's Church and interment was in the Manta- 
dor Cemetery. Rev. Father Schneider read the 7:30 Mass. The pallbearers were: Tony Mersch, 
Wm. Hoffman, Laurence Mertes, G. E. Rackow, Wm. Haen and Emil Gutzmer. Louis Schmitz was 
Cross Bearer. 

Several very beautiful floral pieces were made and presented by a group of Hankinson 
women, Mrs. F. Peitz, Mrs. G. E. Rackow and Mrs. R. Zander, besides the many remembrances 
and kind acts of the numerous Mantador people. 

********** October 23, 1941 

WORD OF DEATH 
GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ziegelman received word from Garfield, MN. , on Wednes- 
day that the latter's mother, Mrs. Augiist Johnson had died Tuesday night. Funeral services 
were held Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ziegelman and Mr. and Mrs. George Ziegelman and family 
left for Garfield early Friday morning to attend the funeral. 

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FORMER GREAT BEND RESIDENT DIED 

W. G. Perschbacher died in Van Nuys, CA. , about two weeks ago of a heart ailment. Mr. 
Perschbacher was a former resident of Great Bend, but left there many years ago for Calif- 
ornia. Mrs. Perschbacher is a sister of Mr. Wm. Strubel, of this city. 

********** October 30, 1941 

LIDGEKWOOD PIONEER MOTHER DIED TUESDAY 

The Angel of Death called home Mrs. Henry Kotchian, Dakota Territory pioneer mother of 
Lidgerwood, Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock. The untimely death cast a pall of sorrow over 
southwestern Richland County, where she was respected and loved. 

Mrs. Kotchian spent an enjoyable week with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. 
Joe Heley, near Mantador last week, and on Monday she visited with another son-in-law and 
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pavek. Apparently in good health she returned to Lidgerwood 
to her home on Monday evening. Early next morning the good mother became ill and although 
medical aid was at hand, death ensued. 

Mrs. Henry Kotchian (nee Kadechka) was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Kadechka, on Jvine 13, 
1875, at Stillville, lA. When a small child she came to Wahpeton with her parents, and 
they homes teaded in Liberty Grove Township in 1882. Here she grew to womanhood in Dakota's 
Red River Valley, and throughout the following half century her acts of love and kindness 
to family and neighbors made for her the multitude of friends who gathered at the home for 
the funeral services Thursday, and later at the Lidgerwood Methodist Church. Rev. Jeimes A. 
Sanaker conducted the solemn services . 

Surviving are: her husband, and three daughters, Mrs. Frank Pavek, Mrs. Victor Elznic, 
and Mrs. Joe Heley; one son, Ernest, of Devils Lake; and seven grandchildren. One brother, 
Frank, of Wyndmere, one sister, Mrs. Louis Kotchian, also survive. 

Attending from Hankinson were Mrs. Chas. O. Weston, Mrs. Paul Witte and Mrs. H. G. 
Worner. ********** October 30, 1941 

MAN KNOWN HERE KILLED IN AIR CRASH. 

Fourteen people were killed in a plane accident at Moorhead the morning at 1:30, a 
Northwest Airlines plane crashing into a ravine between Fargo and Moorhead. 

Among the killed were Ned Welles, manager of a Caterpillar Tractor Agency in Fargo. 
Hay Reinke, of Hankinson is a salesman for this company, and the man is well known here. 
Another one killed was E. A. King, salesman known here. 

The plane crashed on a ravine between the Veteran's Hospital and the flying field. 

********** October 30, 1941 

Mrs. Bob Bellin left Wednesday for Minneapolis to attend the funeral of her father, 
Mr. Fred Weiser, who passed away in a hospital at Stillwater, MN. 

********** October 30, 1941 

JOHN DUKKART DIED 
John Dukkart, father of Dr. R. C. Dukkart, former Hankinson physician, died at his 
home in Dickinson last week, according to word received by friends here. Mr. Dukkart was 
80 years old. ********** October 30, 1941 

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DEATH OF FATHER 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ziegelman received the sad news that the latter' s father, Mr. Aug- 
ust Johnson, of Garfield, MN., pased away on October 28th. Two weeks ago (October 13th) 
her mother died. 

Funeral services for Mr. Johnson were held on Saturday. The deepest sympathy goes to 
the bereaved family from our people. 

********** November 6, 1941 

WILLIAM POPP FUNERAL SUNDAY 
Pioneer of Richland County Passed Away Today 
Funeral services for Wm. Popp prominent Hankinson citizen, will be held Sunday after- 
noon at the home here at 1:30 o'clock and immediately following at the Evangelical Church 
in Great Bend, Rev. Moritz conducting the services. 

Mr. Popp, who had been in ill health for about a year, suffered a relapse last night 
and passed away at 5 o'clock this morning. 

William Popp was bom in Iron Ridge, WI . , in 1873, and when a child, came, with his 
parents, to Richland County, one of the county's earliest residents. On Dec. 2nd, 1898, 
he was united in marriage to Ottilia Koves at Great Bend. 

After twenty years of successful fanning he retired and moved to Hankinson in 1920, 
where he built a beautiful home and faithfully did his part as an exemplary citizen. 

Surviving are: his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Ed Krause, and one son, Allen, of Great 
Bend; one son preceeded him in death. Two brothers, Frank of Great Bend, and Chas. of 
Wahpeton survive . 

********** November 13, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. WM. MUEHLER 
Pioneer Mother Died Sunday at Her Greendale Home 
Mrs. Wm. Muehler, faithful Christian wife and pioneer mother of Greendale Township, 
passed away at her home on November 9th, at 7:40 o'clock. Mrs. Muehler suffered a cereb- 
ral hemorrhage on Oct. 21st, and her condition continued critical until Sunday, death foll- 
owing several successive strokes that day. Deceased was 66 years, 2 months and 23 days old. 
Funeral services were held today at the home at 1:30 and at the Lutheran Church at 2 o' 
clock. Rev. W. Cordts conducted the services. 

Bertha Augusta Wilhelmine Muehler, nee Ziegelman, was bom August 17th, 1875 in Hubbard 
Township, near Woodland, WI. A few years later her parents, Fred and Beirtha Ziegelman, 
moved to North Dakota settling in the vicinity of Great Bend. Here in 1890 she was confirmed 
by the Sainted P. Hinck and here too the same pastor joined her in wedlock with William 
Muehler on October 29th, 1896. They at first made their home near Great Bend but in 1911 
moved to Greendale Township, where she resided vmtil her death. 

Mrs. Muehler saw much of sorrow and tears in her later life. On March 19, 1919, her 
husband was taken from her by death and of her twelve children three daughters, Anna, Ella 
and Bertha died. 

She leaves to mourn their loss: her nine children: John, of Fairmount; Emma, Mrs. Aug- 

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ust Medenwaldt; Albert, Henry, Mary, Mrs. Henry Sanders, all of Hankinson; Amanda, Mrs. 
Clemens Buck, of Fairmount; and Gustave, William and Adolph at home. Besides these there 
are sixteen grandchildren and four sisters and six brothers. 

********** November 13, 1941 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hess motored to Grand Rapids, MN. , Wednesday, to attend the funeral 
of Joyce Elaine Tix, the five months old infant of Mr. and Mrs. George Tix. 

********** November 13, 1941 

FAIRMOUNT Sam Ristey, publisher of the Fairmount News ten years ago, died in Minn- 
eapolis, according to a belated report received in Fairmount. 

********** November 13, 1941 

95 YEAR OLD RICHLAND PIONEER LADY DIED 
Fimeral services were held in Breckenridge for Mrs. Amos Rose, who died at Sisseton 
at the age of 95. Her life had spanned the entire existence of the present commvmity in 
Wahpeton, although she had spent the latter part of her life in the South Dakota city. 

She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murphy who came to Dakota Terri- 
tory in the early '70's and settled near the present village of Mantador. 

She was married to Amos Rose, government freighter who headquartered in Breckenridge. 
Mr. Rose ran a large number of teams out of Breckenridge in pioneer days, freighting prin- 
cipally between Fort Abercrombie, Fort Wadsworth and Fort Totten. 

********** November 20, 1941 

OBITUARY 
Joyce Elaine Tix, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Tix, bom on June 18th, at the Mr. 
and Mrs. A. Hess home in Hankinson, passed away at the doctor's office from pneumonia at 
Grand Rapids, MN., on Nov. 10th. Fxmeral services were held at the Methodist Church in 
Hill City, MN., on Wednesday, Nov. 12th, at 3 o'clock. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Tix and one sister. 
Donna; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tix and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hess, of Hankinson. 

********** November 20, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ADOLPH KRUMP 

Adolph Krump, former Mantador resident, died at the hospital in Detroit Lakes, MN. , 
Saturday, after several months' illness. He was 41 years old and leaves a wife and nine 
children . 

Mr. Krump was bom and grew to manhood in Mantador, where he was married to Lorraine 
Witt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas . Witt. Following the marriage he moved to Detroit 
Lakes, where they have since made their home. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Detroit Lakes, and was attended by a 
large number of people from the Hankinson and Mantador communities. 

********** November 27, 1941 

FORMER GREAT BEND MAN DIED 
Mrs. William Perschbacher, sister of Mr. William Strubel, of this city, passed away 
on November 17th, at her home in Van Nuys , CA. , following a stroke. 

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Mrs. Perschbacher was bom in Iron Ridge, WI . , on February 26th, 1872, and wit±i her 
parents, came to North Dakota when a small child. She resided in Great Bend for a number 
of years. Seventeen years ago Mr. and Mrs. Perschbacher moved to California. Her husband 
preceeded her in death five weeks to a day, one hour apart, from a heart attack. 

********** November 27, 1941 

GUS STERN DIED 
Gus Stem, who grew to manhood in the Great Bend area, was found dead in his truck 
Saturday, death being due to monoxide poisoning. Deceased was 54 years old, and had been 
residing in Wahpeton, where his death occurred. Funeral services were held on Tuesday. 

********** November 27, 1941 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .The commimity was greatly shocked to hear of the sudden passing away 
of Mrs. Charlie Meyers, of Ashley, ND., formerly of New Effington. 

Fxmeral services were held at the Bethany Church. Our deepest sympathy is extended 
to Mr. Meyers and Winton. ********** November 27, 1941 

HAMMER .Word has been received from Portland, OR., of the passing of one who held 

many responsible positions in our Roberts County courthouse. 

The majority of the residents here will remember our former, genial Clerk of Courts, 

Mr. D. F. Stevens, who died November 9th. 

********** November 27, 1941 

MOTHER OF MRS. R. F. BELLIN DIED 
Fvineral services for Mrs. Charles Nelson, mother of Mrs. R. F. Bellin, of Hankinson, 
and Moorhead pioneer, who died Sunday in her home, 908 Ninth, Av. N., was held at 2 PM. , 
Thursday in the Evangelical Church in Moorhead, with Rev. Wallace Fall, pastor officiating. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bellin, of Hankinson, and two sons, Howard, of Fort Sill, OK., and Ward, 
of the U. S. Naval Air Corps at San Diego, CA. , attended the funeral. 

********** December 4, 1941 

GEORGE KUHLWEIN DIED TONIOiT 
Geo. Kuhlwein, pioneer resident of the Hankinson commimity, died tonight at 7 o'clock. 
Mr. Kuhlwein had returned Monday from the Breckenridge Hospital. 

Tentative fimeral arrangements have been set for Saturday at the Evangelical Church 
in Hankinson. An obituary will be pi±ilished next week. 

********** December 4, 1941 

MOTHER DIED 
The people of the commionity were shocked to learn that Mrs. Helmer Hanson died at mid- 
night, Monday, November 24th. The immediate cause of her death being a heart attack. 

NEW EFFINGTON ********** December 4, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. CARL KATH 
Funeral services were held at the Zion Lutheran Church at Toad Lake, MN. , for Mrs. 
Carl Kath, who passed away in Frazee, MN., November 21st, Rev. R. E. J. Hilpert, conduct- 
ing the services. Mrs. Kath, a resident of Hankinson, was visiting with friends in Frazee, 

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and while walking down the street was stricken with a heart attack and passed away. She 
was 67 years old. 

Mrs. Carl Kath, nee Minnie Kessler, was bom in Riissian Poland on June 26th, 1874, 
where she was baptized, instructed and confirmed, and reared to womanhood. In June of 
1894, at the age of 21, she immigrated to this coiintry to join her family who had come 
here two years before. She came to Toad Lake in 1896. She was united in marriage to Mr. 
August Bandimere in 1899, who preceeded her in death in 1926. In 1928 she was united in 
holy wedlock with Mr. Carl Kath, of Hankinson, ND. 

Remaining to mourn their loss: her widowed husband, Carl Kath, of Hankinson; three 
brothers, August Kessler, of Evergreen, Peter Kessler, of Toad Lake, and Mike Kessler, of 
Seattle, WA.; also one sister, Mrs. John Peters (Bertha), of Great Falls, MT. 

********** December 4, 1941 

VICTOR WOMAN DIED 

This community was shocked Thursday morning to hear of the death of Mrs. Peter Ostby, 
Sr. The funeral was held in Brondvold Church on Saturday afternoon and interment was made 

in Breindvold Cemetery, Rev. Falk officiating. NEW EFFINGTON 

********** December 4, 1941 

FUNERAL HELD FOR OTTO LAFRENZ 
Stiles Resident Died Last Sunday 

After a long illness and much suffering. Otto Elmer Lafrenz passed away last Sunday, 
December 7, 1941 at the family home near Stiles. 

Otto Elmer Lafrenz was the son of the late Mr, Andrew Lafrenz and his wife, Agnes, nee 
Wohler. He was bom on June 23rd, 1909 at Cayuga, ND. While he was still a child, the 
family moved to a farm south of Stiles, where they lived for six years. Twenty five years 
ago they moved on a farm just east of Stiles and since then the family home has been there. 

About a week ago he suffered an attack which brought about a marked change in his con- 
dition. He passed away on Sunday of this week, at the age of 32 years, 5 months and 14 days. 

He is motimed by his mother; two brothers, Albert and Edward, both at home, four sis- 
ters, Magdalene and Jennie, of Hankinson, Agnes, of Thief River Falls, MN.; and Mrs. Edna 
Bladow, of Hankinson; one brother-in-law; his grandmother, Mrs. Gertrude Wohler, of Lidger- 
wood; ten aunts; nine uncles; one nephew and other relatives and friends. His father pre- 
ceeded him in death in 1918. 

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 10th, 1941, at the family home, 

beginning at 2 o'clock. Rev. Eyrich conducted the services. Interment was made in Pleasant 

View Cemetery near Lidgerwood. 

********** December 11, 1941 

GEORGE KUHLWEIN OBITUAKlf 

George Kuhlwein, an aged citizen cind one who spent the last forty two years of his life 

in this community, was laid to rest after funeral services in this city on Monday afternoon, 

December 8th, 1941. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Eyrich, beginning at 1:45 PM., 

at the Wipperman Chapel and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church. Interment was 

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made in Emmanuel Cemetery. 

George Kuhlwein was bom on March 10, 1864, in Fuchsstadt, Province of Bavaria, Ger- 
many. There he grew to manhood. In 1884 he came to the United States, making his home at 
first with his older brother in St. Paul, MN. On October 30, 1890, he was united in marr- 
iage with Miss Bertha Seefeldt, the ceremony taking place in St. Paxil. In 1891 they moved 
to Milwa\:kee and continued to live there until 1899. In the latter year they cme to Hankin- 
son and took up farming southeast of this city. With the exception of six months spent in 
Milwaukee in 1929, they have had their home here since that time. 

After ailing for several months Mr. Kuhlwein i passed away in the evening of Thursday, 
Dec. 4th, 1941. He had attained the age of 77 years, 8 months and 24 days. 

He leaves to mourn him, his aged wife; two daughters, Mrs. Rose Foeltz, of St. Paul, 
and Mrs. Anna Kinn, of Hankinson; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and other rel- 
atives and friends . The sympathy of the commxinity is extended to the mourning relatives . 

********** December 11, 1941 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR HENRY LENZEN 

Funeral services for Henry Lenzen, Richland County homesteader, was held at Wahpeton 
last Wednesday, Fr. Meyer conducting the services. 

Mr. Lenzen resided on a homestead near Mooreton, from where he moved to Wahpeton many 
years ago. Mrs. Lenzen was the former Mary Boesen, of Hankinson. 

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PIONEER RECLUSE PASSES AWAY 
Fred Ellis Foiind in Farm Home After Days of Illness 

Fred Ellis, who since pioneer days, has resided just east of Lake Elsie, passed away 
at the hospital here on Friday evening. 

Mr. Ellis failed to call for his mail at the local office and M. A. Wipperman went out 
to the farm Wednesday and found the man critically ill. He was brought to town for hospit- 
alization but after at least four days illness and alone at his home, he could not regain 
his strength, and passed away Friday. 

Deceased was about 70 years of age. He came here with his father in the early '80 
days, and has resided on the Ellis homestead since. Following the death of his father he 
resided alone. 

Surviving are a brother, John R. Ellis, of Kelso, WA., and two sisters, one of James- 
town, ND. , and another residing in California. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Wipperman Funeral Home. 

********** January 1, 1942 

ANTON FISCHER FUNERAL SATURDAY 
Hankinson Businessman Died After Long Stay in Hospital 
Anton Fischer passed away at the Breckenridge Hospital on December 21st, following an 
illness of over two months . 

The funeral will be held Saturday from St. Philip's Church. An obituary will be avail- 
able for next week's NEWS. ********** January 1, 1942 

SILAS NIMS DIED 
Word received here tells of the death of Silas Nims , at his home in Detroit Lakes, 
December 20th. Mr. Nims operated a store in Hankinson many years ago. 

********** January 1, 1942 

COUSIN DIED IN HAWAII 
John Bimbaum, of south of town, has received word from Texas that a cotisin of his was 
killed in Hawaii on December 7th. The yoimg man formerly resided at Hiterdahl, MN. 

********** January 1, 1942 

ALBERT WACa^R DIED CHRISTMAS 
Albert Wagner, who had been a resident of the Lidgerwood community and Sargent County 
since the year 1883, passed away at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. 
Tom Poulter, northwest of Lidgerwood on Christmas Diy. He had been ailing for some time. 
He attained the age of 82 years. 

Funeral services were held on Monday, December 29, 1941, at the Walby Funeral Home in 
Lidgerwood and at St. John's Evangelical Church. Interment was made in St. John's Cemetery 
near Lidgerwood. Rev. Eyrich officiated at the service. 

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Mrs. Birchem operated the farm with her sons until the time of her passing. 

********** January 8, 1942 

ANTON FISCHER OBITUARY 

Mr. Anton Fischer was bom in Aiastria, Germany on April 8th, 1889. He came to the 
United States in 1907. He was united in marriage to Caroline Marks in 1910. To this union 
eleven children were bom, all of whom are now living; Rose, Louise (Mrs. Walter Irmen) , 
Lawrence, in the army, Jacob, Mary (Mrs. Bob Jaeb, of Breckenridge , MN.) , George, Jerome, 
Joe, Cecelia, Charles, and Eugene, all at home. 

He was engaged in farming until 1921. Later he was engaged as a shoemaker and harness- 
maker until taken critically ill two months ago. He was removed to the St. Francis Hospital 
where he died Tuesday night at 12 : 30 . 

Funeral services were conducted at St. Philip's Cliurch at 10 o'clock, Fr. James Ballmans 
officiating. Interment was made at Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers were his sons cind nephews, 
Jacob, Jerome, Joe, George, Peter Scheller and George Fischer. 

Surviving are his wife and eleven children, one brother, John Fischer; two sisters, 
Mrs. John Wolfe and Mrs. Leo Scheller; two grandchilren , Patricia and Leon Irmen. 

********** January 8, 1942 

INFANT SON OF MR. AND MRS. A. H. MEDENWALDT DIED 

Harlan Woodrow, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Medenwaldt, died at the Tiegs 
Hospital, Sunday morning at 12:30. 

Harlan was bom August 15th, 1941, and was baptized Sept. 2nd, by Rev. J. P. Klausler. 
He was taken seriously ill Saturday evening and passed away a short while later. 

He leaves to mourn: his father and mother; grandparents; two great grandmothers: twelve 
uncles, five aunts and nine cousins. 

Funeral services were held at the home on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 and at 2 o'clock 
at the church with Rev. G. C. Michael officiating. 

********** January 15, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR LEROY BOELKE 

Funeral services were held on Tuesday for LeRoy Boelke, who died Friday in Minneapolis, 
from injuries received in an auto accident near Mooreton on September 8th. The services were 
held from the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rev. Becker officiating. 

Mr. Boelke was injured on the road just north of Mooreton, while he and Clyde Olson, 
of Dwight, were on their way to work on the G. N. He received hospital treatment for sev- 
eral weeks, and then went to Minneapolis, where his death occurred at the Abbott Hospital. 
Mr. and Mrs. Boelke and family were at the bedside at the time of death. 

Bom October 2nd, 1917, at Great Bend, he went to Wahpeton as a boy ten years old. He 
attended school there and high school, leaving Wahpeton two years ago for Hankinson where 
he made his home. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boelks, of Hankinson, 
and a sister, Betty Jane. 

Pallbearers were cousins of LeRoy Boelke; Joe Lorenze, James Freese, of Wyndmere, Frank 

Lawrence, Adolph Hendricks, LeRoy Wettstein and Elmer Hoist, of Hankinson. 

********** 

January 15 , 1942 
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PETER THIEL DIED TUESDAY 

Funeral services for Peter Thiel were held at St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador 
on Friday morning at 9 o'clock, with Fr. Schneider and Rev. Wilk's officiating. 

Mr. Thiel was bom in Germany on June 7th, 1857, and came to this country in 1882, and 
lived at St. Lucas, lA. , where he did carpenter work. In 1884, he returned to Germany and 
was married to Elizabeth Lingen on March 11th, 1884. They immediately returned to this 
country and made their home at St. Lucas, lA. , until the year 1891, at which time they moved 
to the Mantador community where they fanned until 1919. 

They retired from farming in 1919 and moved to the town of Mantador and had lived there 
until his death. He leaves to mourn his parting two daughters, Mrs. Jos. Blonigen, of Doug- 
las, and Mrs. Albert Reiland, of Mantador, and five sons, John of Hankinson, Rev. James Thiel 
of Wimbledon, Peter Thiel, of Douglas, Nick Thiel, of Wahpeton, and Alois Thiel, of Mantador. 
A son, Anthony, preceeded him in death in 1936, also a son, Francis, died in infancy. His 
four brothers also preceeded him in death. He also leaves to mourn a host of very dear 
friends . 

Mr. and Mrs. Thiel celebrated their golden wedding emniversary eight years ago. 
Honorary pallbearers were: Theodore Duwenhoegger, Charles Haus, William Soehner, John Woi- 
wode, Joseph Lugert and John Mertes. Active pallbearers were all grandsons: Paul Thiel, 
Alfred Thiel, James Thiel, Albert Thiel, Joseph Blonigen and Arnold Reiland. 

********** January 15, 1942 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED 

Word has been received here of the death of Beckwith Mayor, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. 
Mayor, of St. Paul, MN. He passed away December 24th. The Mayors were residents of Hank- 
inson several years ago. ********** January 15, 1942 

OTTO OLSON DIED 

Death came Wednesday to Otto Olson, 76, one of the early settlers of this community. 
Mr. Olson had been in good health until the first of January this year, when he suffered 
a stroke and his condition had been critical almost continuously since that time. 
NEW EFFINGTON . . . . ********** January 29, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Reinke and Marie Schiltz attended the funeral of Miss Martha 
Stabnow in St. Mary's Church in Breckenridge on Saturday. 

********** January 29, 1942 

SISTER ANICETTA DIED IN ILLINOIS 
Funeral Held at St. Francis Academy Wednesday 
Funeral services were held at St. Francis Academy in Hankinson for Sister M. Ancietta 
Zacher, 0. S. F., Wednesday. Rev. Father Isidor Siegler, 0. S. B., officiated at Requiem 
High Mass at the Convent Chapel and Rev. Father James Balemans conducted the funeral service. 
Sister M. Anicetta Zacher was bom July 21, 1915, in Ziertheim, Bavaria as the youngest 
of thirteen children. She became a member of the Sisters of the Order of St. Francis in 
Dillingen, Bavaria, where she received the religious garb on Aug. 5th, 1936. 

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After her temporary vows on August 6th, 19 37, she came to Hankinson, UD. For ainosr 
three years she gave her services to the Sisters Convent, Collegeville , ^5N . Then her health 
failed. After her perpetual vows on August 6th, 1940, she was sent to St. John's Sanitarium 
Springfield, IL., to regain her health. However, reports soon became quite discouraging. 
In spite of her lingering disease the message of her death came unexpectedly. Sister Anice- 
tta. passed away on January 31st, at 11:45 AM., at Springfield, IL. Her remains were trans- 
ferred to Hankinson and were laid to rest in St. Francis Cemetery, R. I. P. 

********* * February 5, 1942 

PROMOTER of FAIRMOUNT-VEBLEN RAILWAY DIED 

Otto Olson was born in Coan Valley, Trampleau County, WI., August 24th, 1853, where 
he lived until he was fourteen years of age. At that age he was confirmed by Rev. Meling, 
of Coan Valley, and came to Brookings, SD., with his parents in 1877, where he lived until 
moving to Roberts County in 1901. He located on a farm two miles southwest of New Effington, 
until 1918, when he moved into the town of New Effington. 

Mr. Olson was one of the promoters of the Fairmount and Veblen Railway Co., building 
the railroad from Fairmount to Veblen in 1913. He was also a member of the committee that 
organized the Roberts County Telephone Co. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church 
since 1901. 

Funeral services were held at the Zion Church on Saturday. 
NEW EFFINGTON ********** February 5, 1942 

FUNERAL TODAY FOR GEORGE BLADOW 

A well known resident of this community, and one who spent many years of a long life 
here was simmoned from the scenes of this life, when George Bladow passed away at his home 
in this city in the late forenoon of last Sunday. 

George Bladow was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bladow and was bom at Stettin, Prov- 
ince of Pommerania, Germany on August 26th, 1864, as the youngest of a family of twelve 
children. When he was about four years old, he came to America with his parents, who settle 
at Iron Ridge, WI. In the year 1883, they continued westward and came to Hankinson, making 
their home on a farm about four miles north of town. Here Mr. Bladow lived with his parents 
until the year 1888, when he took a homestead in Greendale Township and made his home there. 

In 1888 he was united in marriage with Miss Augusta Roeder, the marriage taking place 
at Hankinson. Mrs. Bladow passed away on July 21, 1908. On January 14th, 1913, Mr. Bladow 
was united in marriage with Mrs. Rose Martin at Forest City, lA. 

With the exception of about four years, during which he lived in Hankinson during the 
first 1900' s, Mr. Bladow lived on his farm from 1888 until 1918, at which time he retired 
from farming and moved to Hankinson to spend the rest of his days. He served Emmanuel Evan- 
gelical Church of this city as a member of the Board for a number of years and for a number 
of years was a member of the Board of Greendale Township. 

Mr. Bladow began to ail about about a year ago and since then experienced a gradual 
decline until he passed away on February 8th, 1942. He attained the age of 77 years, 5 mon- 
ths and 13 days . 

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He leaves to mourn him: his wife, two sons and three daughters: Rienhart, :-lrs . P>r.na 
Wurl and Arnold, of Hankinson, Mrs. Rose Stout, of Fremont, OH., and Mrs. Dora Tisch, of 
Claire City, SD. Two children, Minnie and George, Jr., passed away in their childhood. 
He also leaves four brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law: thirteen grandchildren; two 
great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 12th, 1942, beginning at 1:40 PM., 
at the home in this city and being continued at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Rev. Eyrich 
conducting the services. Interment was made in Emmanuel Cemetery. The sympathy of many 
friends is extended to the sorrowing relatives. 

********** February 12, 1942 

INFANT SON of ART KORTH SUCCUMBED 

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Korth, baptized Rodney Richard Walter, died Wednes- 
day at 10:30 o'clock at the home of his parents. 

The little child was bom January 28th, this year. The little child is survived by 
his parents, four brothers, four sisters and two grandmothers. 

Funeral services will be held at the Wipperman Chapel at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. 
Rev. Eyrich conducting the services. 

********** February 12, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Alvin Ameson, accompanied by his mother, Inga Ameson, his sister 
Mrs. George Thoreson, and Ole Brendahl left Saturday for Latimer, lA. , after receiving the 
sad news that Mrs. Ameson 's brother, Andy Brendahl, had passed away suddenly. 

********** February 12, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR "GOLD STAR" MOTHER 
Mrs. Mary Bauer Passed Away Friday AFter Long Illness 

Mrs. Mary Heger Bauer, "Gold Star Mother" and highly respected Christian woman of 
Hankinson, died at her home here, February 13th. She had attained the age of 79 years and 
14 days. Heart and dropsical complications caused her death. 

Mary Heger was bom in Driebendorf, Austria, and came to America with her parents 
when 10 years of age. She was married at Avoca, MN., to Joseph Bauer on February 26th, 
1884, to which union eight children were bom. Seven children survive. John having died 
as a soldier in the World War in the battle of the Argonne Forest. 

Those surviving in the order of age are Sister Cecelia, O. S. B., of Garrison, ND., 
Calix, of St. Cloud, MN.; Rudolph, of Wesley, lA.; Brother Luke, C. S. C, of Notre Dame, 
IN.; Mrs. Clara Lewis, of Los Angeles, CA; Miss Gertrude and Gregory, of Hankinson, ND. 
Two brothers and. two sisters also survive the deceased. 

She with her husband and children and friends celebrated their Golden Wedding in 
their home in Hankinson in 1934. 

She had been bed-ridden for many years, but always calm and cheerful, never complain- 
ing and more concerned about the welfare of others than herself. 

As a devout and exemplary Catholic of St. Philip's Parish she was a charter member of 
the parish Christian Mothers Society, and a member of the Tabernacle Guild. The Auxiliary 

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of the American Legion voted her an honorary membership as a Gold Star Mother. 

Funeral services were held at 10 AM., Monday at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Hank- 
inson. Interment was made in Calvary Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: Matt Hammerschmidt, Wm. J. Frundt, Herman Bagus, John A. Hentz, 

Frank Althoff, John Bimbaum. 

********** February 19, 1942 

MRS. BERTHA HENTZ DIED ON MONDAY 

Had Been in 111 Health for Many Years - Fvmeral Thvirsday 

After a lingering ailment, Mrs. Bertha Hentz, passed away last Monday morning at the 
home of her daughter, Mrs. John Linehan, in this city, at the age of 75 years and 12 days. 

Mrs. Hentz was bom February 4th, 1867, in Schoenhafen, Poinmerania, Germany, to Mr. 
and Mrs. Carl Schuett, was christened Bertha Augusta Emilia. At the age of seven she emig- 
rated to this country with her parents, settling with them in Juneau, WI , 

In October of 1887, she was married to Peter Hentz, making her home with him in the 
vicinity of Hankinson during the pioneer days of the town. This union was blessed with 
eight children, five boys and three girls. One of the boys died in early infancy,, and 
one of the girls, Mrs. John Gabbert, died a few years ago. Her husband preceeded her in 
death in 1934. 

Mrs. Hentz is survived by her sons, Freink, Charles, and Peter, of Hankinson, and Roy, 
of Rosholt, SD., as well as by her daughters, Esther, Mrs. John Linehan of this city, and 
Lena, Mrs. John Frundt, of Britton, SD. She is mourned also by 17 grandchildren, nine 
great-grandchildren, as well as by a host of other relatives and friends. The Zietlow 
brothers, Bert and Franz, of Hankinson, and Roy, of Grand Forks, are half brothers of the 
departed . 

Funeral services are being conducted today (Feb. 19th) at the Immanuel Evangelical 
Lutheran Church of this city, with Pastor Julius Cloeter, of Lidgerwood, an old friend of 
the family, delivering the German sermon, and Rev. Gerhard C. Michael, who ministered to 
her in the last months of her life, preaching the English sermon. Interment will be made 
in the Lutheran Cemetery north of town. 

********** February 19, 1942 

H. A. STOLTENOW DIED TODAY 
Victim of Heart Attack While at the Julius Johnson Farm 
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS NOT YET ARRANGED 
H. A. Stoltenow, prominent farmer residing near Great Bend, died this morning from 
a heart attack. 

Mr. Stoltenow was at the Julius Miller farm, north of town, assisting his son-in-law, 
Oliver Schultz, load a truckload of cattle, when he was stricken and died immediately. 
Oliver called Fred Radloff to send the doctor but he was away and Margaret Krump, 
R. N., and Mrs. Fred Radloff drove out to render first aid, but this proved of no avail. 
Mr. Stoltenow was bom August 22, 1877, and had spent his entire life in Richland 

County. An obituray will be published next week. 

********** February 19, 1942 

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ALFRED UMBACH DIED 
0. F. Worner received a telegram Monday from Van Nuys , CA. , stating that Alfred 
Umbach passed away Monday morning. Mr. Umbach is a brother-in-law of Mr. Worner. Mrs. 
Umbach was Mrs. Adolph Beling before her marriage, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George 
Worner, Sr. ********** February 19, 1942 

Mrs. Domenick Meide, Domenick, Jr., James and Mary Jo motored to Breckenridge on 
Wednesday to attend the funeral of the former's sister-in-law, Mrs. Ben Pelvitt. 

******** ** February 19, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services were held Sunday for Mrs. Anne Marie Eggen, 83, 
who passed away Wednesday of last week following two weeks of critical illness, after 
suffering a stroke. 

Services were conducted at the home and at Scandia CJiurch by Rev. E. P. Dreyer, 
assisted by Rev. Barfoot and Rev. Eggen, Mrs. Eggens son. Interment was made in Scandia 
Cemetery beside her husband and the children who preceeded her in death. 

********** February 19, 1942 

DR. C. A. DURKEE DIED IN FARGO 

Dr. Charles A. Durkee , 62, of Abercrombie, ND., health officer of Richland County, 
died in a Fargo Hospital on Thursday. He had been ailing for some time and had been in 
the hospital since February 12th. He was bom on November 7th, 1879 in Hastings, MI. 

Dr. Durkee moved with his family to Frederick, SD., when a boy and attended the 
schools there. He attended college at Keokuk, lA., and the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago. 
He was graduated from medical school in Chicago in 1908 and a short time later moved to 
North Dakota to begin practice. He practiced at Mooreton, Lidgerwood, and Fairmoimt 
before moving to Abercrombie six years ago. Dr. Durkee was married to Lydia Lv±ienow, of 
Great Bend, ND. , June 15th, 1909. 

Besides Mrs. Durkee, he leaves a daughter. Norma, Mrs. C. A. Sonnenstuhl, of Seattle; 
two sons, Milton and Harry, both students at the Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks. One 
son. Dr. Lyle Durkee, was killed in an auto accident in Chicago, shortly after he had com- 
pleted his internship at the Chicago University. Two sisters also survive, Mrs. Hattie 
Nelson, of Fairmount, ND. , and Miss Alta Durkee, of Great Falls, MT.; two brothers, Harry 
and Fred, are farming near Wahpeton. 

Funeral services were held at 2 PM. , on Saturday afternoon at the church in Abercrom- 
bie . ********** February 26, 1942 

CAPTAIN OF SOO G. N. BATTLE DIED 
Fred Underwood Headed Troops in Battle of Ft. Hankinson 

Frederick D. Underwood, former Soo Line builder, 93, died in New York City last week. 
He was vice-president of the B. S O. Railroad. 

Underwood was in charge of the building crew of the Soo Line which staged the "Battle 
of Ft. Hankinson" against the Great Northern building crew just west of Hankinson in the 
early 1890 "s. ********** February 26, 1942 

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FR. JOS. F. STUDNICKA PASSED AWAY MONDAY 
Thousands Mourn as Bishop Muench Conducts Funeral 
ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH and ACADEMY CONSTRUCTED UNDER HIS SUPERVISION 
Thousands of mourners gathered together at St. Philip's Church today at 10 A> 
honor and respect to Rev. Fr Joseph F. Studnicka, Hankinson priest, who passed awa^ 
St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge on Monday, where he had been receiving medical 
two weeks . 

The services were conducted by Most Rev. Aloisius J. Muench, Bishop of the Fa 
olic Diocese, celebrant at the Requiem Mass. Very Rev. G. C. Bierens, Fairmount, c 
to the Bishop, and other assisting were Revs. A. Jande and Frank Meyer, both of Wal 
deacons of honor; Rev. N. T. Cloos, Rugby, deacon of the mass; Rev. Leo Kaufman, Mc 
siib-deacon; Rt. Rev. Msgr, Leo Dworschak, Fargo first master of ceremonies, and Re^ 
Ballemans, CSC, second master of ceremonies. The priests' choir sang the Mass. 

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Quillinan of Cassell 
Rev. Msgr. William T. Mulloy, Fargo, and Fathers E. Geraghty, Jamestown, T. A. Kup} 
J. H. Kulczyk, Lidgerwood, and M. J. Simon, Cogswell. 

Rev. Joseph Francis Studnicka was bom at Milwaukee, WI . , on April 14th, 187; 
and Mrs. Francis Studnicka. He was educated in classics at Marquette University, I 
1884 to 1890, and in philosophy at the same university from 1890 to 1891. 

He studied theology at St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN., from 1891 to 189: 
St. Francis Academy, St. Francis, WI . , from 1892 to 1894, completing this course < 
Catholic University in Washington, DC, from 1894 to 1895. 

Fr. Studnicka was ordained on March 19, 1895, at Baltimore, MD., by the Most 
ustine Van DeVyver for the Fargo Diocese. He was appointed pastor of St. Adalbert 
in Wahpeton, serving from 1895 to 1902, in which year he came to Hankinson to take 
of St. Philip's Parish and until death he has actively supervised the church and i' 
interests here. 

Fr. Studnicka, after the building of St. Philip's Church, conceived a plan ti 
Catholic Academy here, and after conscientious promotion secured Hankinson as the 
for St. Francis Academy and Mother House of the Order for the United States. The 
enterprise was built and dedicated on July 9th, 1929, a crowning achievemnt of an 

As a pioneer North Dakota pastor Rev. Studnicka encountered trials and tribu! 
which succumbed to his outstanding abilities. When he first came to Hankinson he i 
services in the church built while Father Albrecht was missionary priest in the ea: 
This structure burned to the ground. Immediately Fr. Studnicka made plans for the 
of the present large and beautiful St. Philip's Church, which was completed and dei 
1908. 

In the civic life of our community Rev. Studnicka took a most active part, 
member of the Commercial Cliib, he found time to serve on most in^jortant committees 
accomplishments in advancing our city's welfare are unestimable. 

The citizens of our entire community mourn the passing of the Most Rev. Fathi 

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throughout the years to come he will be remembered and respected. The inspiration and 
material edifice of the church will be considered a monument to his sincereness of Christ- 
ian purpose and unmatched abilities. 

********** February 26, 1942 

GREAT BEND.... The Great Bend commxinity was saddened on Thxirsday morning by word that 
H. A. Stoltenow, 63, had died that morning, February 19th, 1942. 

H. A. Stoltenow was born August 22nd, 1877, in Brandenburg Township on the farm, where 
he made his home all of his life. Mr. Stoltenow was township and school officer at various 
times and served as steward in his church for many yeeirs. He was president cuid 
manager of the Great Bend Telephone Company. He was married to Martha Heidner on July 25th, 
1905, who survives as do six daughters, Edna, Mrs. Herbert Hoeft, of Hankinson; Ellen, Mrs. 
Milton Sedler, of Great Bend; Bessie, Mrs. Oliver Schulz, of Tyler; Lois, Mrs. Earl Neller- 
moe, of Fargo; Florence Stoltenow, at home and Bernice, a nurse at the St. Francis Hospital 
in Breckenridge. 

Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon at Great Bend from the Evangelical Church. 
Assisting Rev. G. Moritz at the services were Rev. Floyd Breaw, of Walcott, and Rev. A. W. 
Heidinger, of Fargo, Wilfred Korte, a nephew of Mr. Stoltenow, of Watertown, SD, sang a solo 
"When My Soul Reaches' Home" and Dr. C. V. Bateman, a friend sang "I'm A Pilgrim." 

Pallbearers were Simon Dosch, Elroy Stoltenow, Ernest Stoltenow, Philip Worner, Marvin 
Hoeft and Fred Radloff. Honorary pallbecirers were Hcirvey Thiele, I. E. Lillegard, Paul Boe- 
Ike, Oscar Worner, Philip Nohr and Aaron Berndt. 

********** February 26, 1942 

INFANT CHILD DIED 

Mrs. Anna Roth received word Thursday (today) that the two months old daughter, Mary 
Pat, of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mangold (nee Evangeline Roth), of Ryan, lA., died on Wednesday. 
The infant had been in an incubator since birth. 

********** March 5, 1942 

BELFORD . . . . Mr . and Mrs. Herman Weber accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Emil Klawitter, motore 
to Havana on Tuesday, where they attended the funeral of Wm. Goltz. 

********** March 5, 1942 

INFANT CHILD DIED 
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for infant Gail Marie, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. LeRoy Hentz, of near Stiles. The little child was born Sunday afternoon and died a short 
time later. ********** March 12, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR HERMAN STREGE 
Funeral services were held at 2 PM., on Thursday in the Holy Cross Lutheran Church for 
Herman A. Strege, 64, prominent farmer who had lived south of Lidgerwood for the past 59 years. 

********** March 12, 1942 

Mrs. J. P. Glasner, and son, Ralph, and daughter, Irene, of Fargo, and Mr. and Mrs. 
Ed. Schuschke, of Lidgerwood, attended the funeral of the former's sister-in-law, Mrs. Mar- 

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garet Kaiser, of Astoria, OR., formerly of White Rock, SD. , on Monday mornxng at St. Ilick- 

olas Church in Rosholt, SD. ********** 

********** March 12, 1942 

FRANK SLOANE DIED 
FAIRMOUNT NEWS Word was recently received of the death of Frank Sloane which occurr- 
ed last November in Rockford, IL. Mr. Sloane at one time fanned west of town. He invented 
the nailess scaffold and his son will carry on with his work. 

********** March 12, 1942 

PIONEER DIED 
Lafayette Parkill, pioneer resident of Fairmount, passed away of unknown causes at the 
Breckenridge Hospital on March 5th, at 11 PM. 

********** March 12, 1942 

CHILD DIED AFTER DRINKING COUGH SYRUP 
Cough syrup, a quarter bottle of it, was fatal Monday night for 23 month old Lionel, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Garlow, Lidgerwood. He had crawled onto a table and obtained 
the cough syrup, unknown to the parents. The baby was put into bed at 7 PM., and passed 

away shortly after 10 o'clock. 

********** March 12, 1942 

MRS. ERNESTINE BOHN FUNERAL ON SUNDAY 

Mrs. Ernestine Bohn, 89, died at her home in Great Bend last night at about 10 o'clock. 
The funeral will be held Siuiday afternoon. Rev. Rengstorf officiating. 

********** March 19, 1942 

MRS. ELSIE SMART DIED MONDAY 

Mrs. Eliza J. Smart was born September 30th, 1854, in Ohio, and at the age of eight 
she moved, with her parents, to River Falls, WI. In the year 1873, she was united in marr- 
iage to Wesley Chapin and of this union were born five children, four sons and one daughter, 
Wilbur, Calvin, Harry, Peter and Wessie. 

In the year 1879, together with her husband and family, she came to Dakota Territory, 
locating at Leonard, ND., where she resided till the death of her husband, which took place 
in 1883, following which she moved to Britton, SD. , where in 1886, she was united in marriage 
to Miles Smart and to this union were bom three children, two sons and one daughter. Bud, 
Earl and Millie. 

During Mrs. Smart's life time she attended the services of the Methodist Church and 
at times the Congregational. She enjoyed good health until the time of her death, which 
took place on Monday evening, March 16th, at 11:30 PM. The cause of death was old age. 

She leaves to mourn her departure: one son and one daughter of the Chapin family, Wil- 
bur and Wessie, and one son. Bud, of the Smart family, and fourteen grand children. She 
having been preceeded in death by her first husband, Wesley Chapin and Peter and Miles Smart, 
children of the second mcirriage and of the first marriage two children, Millie and Earl. 

Services were held on Thursday afternoon in the Wipperman Chapel at 2 PM., with Rev. 

James Davidson, pastor of the Union Congregational Church, officiating. 

Six grandsons of the deceased were pallbearers . 

********** March 19, 1942 

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N'EW Er r INGTOI'l . . . . The community was shocked to hear of the death of Mrs. Pete Kaiser, 

of Oregon. She was the mother of Lawrence Kaiser, of the State Line community. Funeral 

services were held at 10 o'clock Monday at the St. John's Catholic Church in Rosholt. 

********** March 19, 1942 

BROTHER OF MIKE KEIDEL DIED IN DICKINSON 

Mike Keidel received word Sunday that his brother, John, at Dickinson, died from heart 

troxible . Mr. Keidel had been employed by the Gamble Robinson Company for the past 17 years. 

********** March 19, 1942 

MRS. CATHERINE FISCHER DIED 

Funeral to be Held Friday Morning at St. Philip's Church 
Mrs. Catherine Fischer, 82, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Fischer, on Tuesday, 
March 24th, from the infirmities of old age. 

The funeral will be held Friday at 10 o'clock at St. Philip's Church, Fr. Bierens con- 
ducting the services. 

Catherine Fischer was bom in Bruckenthal, Austria, on June 6th, 1850. She came to 
America with her husband and family in 1904, settling in Hankinson where she has since resided. 

She leaves to mourn her death; two daughters, Mrs. Martin Jaeger and Mrs. Nick Benroth; 
one son, John Fischer, all of Hankinson; also six grandchldren and five great grandchildren. 
Her husband preceeded her in death ten years ago and seven children preceded her in death. 

********** March 26, 1942 

LIDGERWOOD PIONEERS DIED 
Mrs. Louis Kotchian and Bert Woodward Passed Away During Week 
Funeral services for Mrs. Louis Kotchian, who died Tuesday will be held at Lidgerwood 
on Friday at 2 o'clock ++++++++++ 

Bert Woodward, 85, pioneer of North Dakota and former Lidgerwood cafe and bakery owner 
died Wednesday at his home in Long Beach,. CA. He was the father of Mrs. A. F. Bonzer, for- 
merly of Lidgerwood, but now of Long Beach. 

********** March 26, 1942 

HAMMER and 

CLAIRE CITY. ,. .Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 2 PM. , from the Zion Luth- 
eran Church by Rev. M. A. Olson for Mrs. Mathia Hendrickson, 91, who passed away Wednesday 
at her home in New Effington. ********** March 26, 1942 

OBITUARY 

GREAT BEND.... Mrs. William (Ernestine) Bohn was bom October 26, 1852, in Schoenwaldo, 
Germany, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gottfried Brendel. She was two years old when she came 
to the United States, being eleven weeks on the sailing ship. She made her home in Mayville. 
Her father enlisted in the Civil War, and shortly after they moved to Iron Ridge. 

She was married to Wm. Bohn when 18 years old, and they came to Dakota Territory in 
1873, with their two small children. They landed at Breckenridge , and were held there two 
weeks because of high water. Soldiers took them in a covered wagon to Brandenburg Township, 

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where they took up a homestead south of Great Bend. 

Only six or seven families lived near them. Her husband worked on flatboats hauling 
freight on the Red River to Winnipeg, Canada. The family bore the hardships of the pioneers 
but were successful in their work to provide a fine home. 

She was a charter member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, and a faithful wife and true 
mother. After a very active euid useful life she passed away Wednesday, March 18th at the age 
of 89 years, 4 months and 22 days. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the Trinity 
Lutheran Church. Rev. John H. Rengstorf officiated. 

She is survived by twelve children and their wifes namely: Emil of Hankinson; Richard, 
of Tyler; Ida Ambach, Great Bend; Bertha Beling, Great Bend; William, of Hankinson; Albert, 
of Aberdeen, SD.; Anna Strege, of Lidgerwood; Emma Adamson, of Great Bend; Robert and August, 
of Great Bend; Ernest, of Wahpeton; Alfred, of Great Bend; 58 grandchildren, 65 great-grand- 
children; one great-great-grandchild, a total of 136.; one sister; and a host of other rel- 
atives and friends. Her husband died eight years ago. 

In her memory several memorial wreaths were made for North Dakota-Montana Church Exten- 
sion, The Lutheran Hour. ********** March 26, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ELVIRA RADLOFF ON SUNDAY 

Funeral services were held at 1:45 PM.; in the home and at 2 PM. ; on Sunday in the 
Holy Cross Lutheran Church for Miss Elvira Radloff, 20 year old daughter of Mrs. Arthur 
Boehning, who died at 4:35 PM., March 12th of tuberculosis. 

********** March 26, 1942 

PROMINENT CITIZEN CALLED in DEATH 
Military Rites Extended for Veteran of World War on Tuesday 

The entire community was sorely grieved Saturday, when word of the death of R. F. Sch- 
eller was circulated. Mr. Scheller passed away suddenly at his room in the M. Granell home 
at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. He had been in failing health for a couple of years, with 
heart trouble. He had been served his breakfast that morning and apparently passed away 
without suffering. 

Fvmeral services were held at St. Philip's Church at 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning, 
following a service at the Mrs. Adam Hipp home. Rev. Fr. Bierens conducted the services. 
The W. C. 0. F., of which he was a member, conducted their funeral ritual, while the American 
Legion extended a full military funeral. 

Mr. Scheller has operated a modern ladies; and men's wear store in Hankinson for ten 
years, and has always been a valuable citizen of our community, and also a most true friend 
and neighbor to people of the community. As a mark of respect all stores in the city closed 
during the funeral. 

Rudolph Frederick Scheller was bom October 18, 1892, at Lemberg, Austria. In 1901 
he came to the United States, settling in Hankinson with his parents. On April 28th, 1918, 
he enlisted in Co. L., 350th Inf. at Csmp Dodge, lA. Later he went with his coirpany overseas, 
and saw service in the Alsace mountain campaigns in France. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: one brother, L. J. Scheller, of Bismarck, and one 

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sister, Mrs. Ed. Scheller, of Wishek, besides numerous other relatives here, and a host 
of true friends made during his forty years residence in Hankinson. 
Both parents of Mr. Scheller preceeded him in death. 

********** April 2, 1942 

W. L. DIVET DIED 
W. L. Divet, prominent Wahpeton lawyer, died at 6:30 Svinday evening following a heart 
attack. ********** April 2, 1942 

HAMMER LAST CIVIL WAR VET IS CALLED John Artman, of Wilmot, the last Civil War 

Veteran in Roberts County, passed away Friday at the age of 95 years. His wife passed away 

about a year ago. Several children survive. 

********** April 2, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Thiele motored to Milbank, SD., on Monday to attend a fxineral of 

an uncle, who died of heart failure. 

********** April 9, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF MRS. MARY GIIBERTSON 

Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Thompson and Myrtle Thompson returned last Monday after attending 

the funeral of Mrs. Mary Gilbertson, of Elbow Lake, on Friday. Mrs. Gilbertson spent three 

years with her daughter, Mrs. A. K. Thompson, some ten years ago and will be remembered by 

a number of friends here. She attained the ripe old age of 91 years and 2 months. 

She left seven living children, five preceeded her in death, 34 grandchildren and 28 

great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She passed away at the home of a 

daughter at Williston, ND. ********** ;^pril 9, 1942 

MANTADOR Bill Altoff, Mrs. Ed Mauch and Mrs. Al Lingen attended the funeral of 

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their uncle at Elsworth, MN. ********** 



LEAVES FOR HOME 
Leonard Polda, Ella Macheel and Mrs. S. J. Nehotte and son, Bruce, of Minneapolis, 
left Tuesday after spending several days at the Macheel home. Leonard Polda attended his 
father's fiineral on Monday at Lidgerwood. Leonard Polda is now employed in Minneapolis. 

********** April 9, 1942 

FAIRMOUNT PIONEER DIED AT BRECKENRIDGE 
Homer Orlando Hubbard, well Icnown pioneer, who came to Fairmount in 1871 and saw the 
town grow from a trading post to its present size, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. 
James Johnson, in Breckenridge, last Wednesday. 

********** April 16, 1942 

PIONEER RESIDENT DIED ON MONDAY 
Operated General Store in City in Early Years - Funeral Held Today 
On Monday afternoon of this week, April 13th, 1942, occurred the death of Mr. William 
Grawe. Mr. Grawe had a wide acquaintance among the people of this community, having had 
his residence here for nearly 53 years. 

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William Grawe was born in Germany on January 16th, 1862. As a young man he came to 
America, making the journey from his native land in 1880, and locating at first in St. Paul, 
MN. In July of 1880 he was united in marriage with Miss Anna Anderson, the wedding taking 
place in St. Paul. 

In the year 1889 the Grawe family moved to Hankinson and have resided here since that 
time. In 1895 Mr. Grawe opened a store here, which he conducted for about twenty years. He 
built the fine business building on main street for his store and hall. During the last 25 
years of his life he was occupied with the management of various properties which he owned. 

After ailing for about four years and experiencing a gradual decline in health and 
strength, Mr. Grawe was taken seriously ill a little more than a week before his passing. He 
attained the age of 80 years, 2 months and 28 days. 

He leaves to mourn him, his aged wife; three sons, William, Jr., Charles and Arthur, 
all of Hankinson; one daughter, Mrs. Clara Peterson, of San Francisco, CA.; one brother, 
Henry Grawe, still in Germany; and other relatives and friends. The sympathy of the commun- 
ity is extended to the sorrowing relatives . 

A host of relatives and friends attended the funeral services held today at the Emman- 
uel Evangelical Church of which he was a faithful member. Rev. Otto G. A. Eyrich conducted 
the services at 1:30 o'clock at the home and at 2 o'clock from the church. Hankinson Lodge 
# 57, A. F. S A. M., of which the deceased was a member, conducted the Masonic ritual. As 
a mark of respect all business places in the city closed during the services . 

********** April 16, 1942 

BROTHER OF MRS. JOHN GREEN DIED APRIL 15 

Louis Poppler, a brother of Mrs. John Green, of this city, died in Laconia, MN., last 
Wednesday. Funeral services were held Saturday, being attended by Mrs. Green and son, Lowell, 
of this city. Deceased was 58 years old and is siirvived by his wife and four children. 

********** April 23, 1942 

MARTIN SCRAMSTAD PASSES AWAY 

Martin Scramstad, Wyndmere attorney and long time resident of Wyndmere , passed away 
at St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, Wednesday morning, following an illness of a week's 
duration. . ********** April 23, 1942 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mrs. Elmer Cornelius received word Saturday afternoon that her sister 
Mrs. Minnie Schakosky, of Nashua, MT., had passed away very suddenly. Mrs. Schakosky was a 
daughter of Mrs. Hannah Pearson. Her body was shipped to Effington for burial, and she was 
laid to rest in the Walla Cemetery. 

********** April 23, 1942 

THEO. HELING DIED in PORTLAND, OREGON 
Conducted Business in Hankinson in Early Days Also Homesteaders 

Mrs . Clara Kjelstrup received word Friday that Theodore Heling had passed away at his 
home in Portland, OR., at the age of 82 years. 

Mr. Heling was a pioneer resident of Hankinson. In the early 'gO's he took up a home- 

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stead in Elma Tovsmship. A few years later he entered the machinery, flour and feed business 
in Hankinson, with his brother-in-law, F. W. Hoefs. 

In 1906, Mr. and Mrs. Heling moved to Portland, OR., where they have since made their 
home. Mr. Heling was born in Horicon, WI., coming to Hankinson when the reservation was 
opened for settlement. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: his wife, and nieces, Mrs. Clara Kjelstrup, Mrs. 
John Polfuss, Mrs. Gust Polfuss, Mrs. Wm. Weiss, and Mrs. Robert Dumke; one nephew, Henry 
Krause, and a host of friends of his pioneer days here. 

********** April 30, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MEDENWALDT TWINS 

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Medenwaldt were the parents of twin baby girls, bom on Saturday, 
April 25th, at the Breckenridge Hospital. They passed away on Svinday at noon, five minutes 
apart. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon from the Wipperman Chapel. 

********** April 30, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR WM. BELING 

William Beling was born on April 9th, 1870 at Ironridge, WI . , as the son of August 
Beling and his wife, Carlin, nee Lubenow. As a lad of about 5 yeaxs he came to North Dak- 
ota, and lived in the Great Bend community all of his life. On October 18, 1894, he was 
joined in holy wedlock with Bertha Bohn . God blessed this union with seven children, one 
daughter dying in early infancy and Elmer through an accident several years ago. 

When they retired from active farming they moved to the village of Great Bend. For a 
number of years he was ailing from a nerve disease which became quite aggravated this last 
winter \mtil finally he succumbed early Thursday morning in faith in His Redeemer. His age 
was 72 years and 2 weeks . 

His earthly remains were given a Christiein funeral on Sunday afternoon from the Luther- 
an Church of which he had been a member for almost half a century. He is mourned by his 
faithful wife and the following children; Ella Birdsell, of Sweet Home, OR., Robert, of 
Veblen, SD, Sadie Wendschlag, of Claire City, SD.; Herbert, of Miles City, MT.; Alfred, at 
home; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, and two sisters. 

A memorial wreath for the Lutheran Hour was donated by relatives and friends in his 
memory . 

My course is run. Praise God, my coxirse is run. My Jesus welcomes me. 

Farewell, my friends, my work on earth is done. My heavenly goal I see. 

My Dear Redeemer's praise voicing, I leave this world with great rejoicing. 

My course is run. ********** April 30, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Melvin Sanden, who is at Camp Crowder, MO., arrived home Monday on a 
ten day furlough. He came home to attend his grandmother's funeral, but unfortunate delays 
in train connections held him up so that he arrived too late for the services . 

********** April 30, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON A pioneer lady, Mrs. August F. Anderson, of White Rock, passed away 

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early Tuesday morning. She was 80 years old and was stricken with illness about two weeks 
ago. ********** April 30, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON MRS. AUSTIN DIED. .. .The community was shocked to hear the sad news 

that Mrs. George Austin, formerly of the State Line community, passed away. Her funeral was 

May 7, 1942 



held Sunday at Fergus Fall- . ********** 



NEW EFFINGTON .... This community was shocked Tuesday upon learning of the sudden death 
of Mrs. Margaret Nerison, 58, who passed away following a stroke suffered last week. She 
had recovered somewhat from the stroke but became worse Monday and death came late Tuesday 
afternoon. ********** May 14, 1942 

BELFOKD .... ATTEND FUNERAL.... A large number of friends attended the funeral of Carl 

May 14, 1942 



Simdorn at Barney on Wednesday. ********** 



NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services were held at the Zion Lutheran Church on Friday 
afternoon for Mrs. Margaret Nerison, 58, who passed away last Tuesday after an illness of 
about ten days. Rev. M. A. Olson conducted the services and interment was made in the New 
Effington Cemetery. ********** May 21, 1942 

DIED IN ACCIDENT 
NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Mrs. George Pohl received the news Tuesday morning from Milwaukee 
WI., that her brother. Earl Hassely, passed away in an accident. Fimeral services were 
held on Friday. He leaves to mourn, his wife and two children and other relatives and 
friends. ********** May 21, 1942 

INFANT BOY DIED 
Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Milbrandt were the parents of a baby boy born on Friday, May 22nd, 
at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge . The child passed away at birth. Funeral ser- 
vices were held Saturday morning at the Wipperman Chapel. 

********** May 28, 1942 

ELMER DAHL PASSES 
NEW EFFINGTON .... Elmer Dahl, 37, well known resident of Rosholt and a son of Anton 
Dahl, pioneer resident of Victor Township, passed away on Monday. He had been ill but a 
short time. ********** May 28, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Mrs. Lingberg passed away peacefully at her home on Friday afternoon 
at 4 o'clock from a heart attack of which she had been a patient sufferer for more than a 
year. ********** May 28, 1942 

HENRY A. SCHULTZ FUNERAL AT LIDGERWOOD 
Funeral services were held on Friday for Henry A. Schultz, 71, who died at 11:30 PM 
May 11th, in the home of a sister, Mrs. Fred Kempf, of Cayuga. 

Following the rites in the home, services were held in St. John's Evangelical Church 
Lidgerwood, with Rev. Otto G. A. Eyrich, of Hankinson officiating. 

********** May 28, 1942 

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SOO LINE WRECK KILLED TRANSIENT 
Faithful Dog Interferred When Trainmen Approach Body of Man 
J. P. P. Tullock, local postoffice inspector, acted as mail clerk on the Soo 
passenger as far as Lehr on an extra to replace No. 251 passenger service. 

Soo Line passenger train from Bismarck to Hankinson was tied up Monday evening by the 
wreck of a freight train foiar miles east of Wishek. 

One man, a transient, Archebald Sylvester Woods, of Oskaloosa, lA., was killed when 
crushed in the wreck. The man had a dog with him and trainmen had trouble with the animal 
when they tried to take him to a doctor. The dog was ferociously guarding his master. 

Two merchandise cars and a gasoline tank car were derailed and the front trucks of a 
baggage car were off the tracks but the car was kept from tipping by a merchandise car which 
was at right angles with the track. Two of the cars were tipped over. 

The Enderlin wrecking crew left Monday evening to repair the damage. An investigation 
will be held to decide the cause of the wreck. Engineer Kacero was on duty. Mike White 
was a brakeman on the train. 

Eight Sisters of the Academy were on the Soo train when it wrecked, according to 
Brakeman White. ********** june 4, 1942 

BROTHER DIED WEDNESDAY IN MONTANA: WAS HOMESTEADER NEAR EFFINGTON 
William Valentine, John O'Brien, Mrs. Lillian O'Brien and Mrs. Maurice O'Brien left 
Wednesday of last week for Montana, where they went to attend the funeral of John Valentine, 
about 65, who passed away at Glasgow the day previous. 

John Valentine was well known in this community having homesteaded on a farm south of 
New Effington. He was a resident here until about 40 years of age, according to reports. 

NEW EFFINGTON HERALD ********** june 11, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Figge cind Mr. and Mrs. Hans Andreson and family attended the funeral 
of Mrs. Wilhelm Rudolph at Rosholt last week. 

********** June 11, 1942 

WHITE ROCK MAN DIED 

John Thompson, aged shoemaker, was so badly burned in the fire that swept the Thompson 
Shoe Shop Saturday noon at White Rock, that he passed away at the Breckenridge hospital that 
same evening. 

A kerosene stove in the back part of the shop exploded, and the building was destroyed 
by the fire that resulted. ********** june 11, 1942 

MRS. BERTHA MITZEL FUNERAL SATURDAY 

Mrs. Bertha Mitzel, resident of Great Bend community, died Wednesday morning at the 
St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. She was 71 years old. Funeral services will be held 
at the Evangelical Church in Great Bend on Saturday at 2 o'clock PM. P^v. Moritz will off- 
iciate at the last rites and interment will be in the Evangelical Church Cemetery. 

Bertha Gruetzmacher was bom March 9th, 1870 at Mayville, MN. She was married on Dec. 

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22nd, 1S91 to Herman Mitzel, coming then to the Great Bend vicinity to make their home. 

She is survived by three children, William Mitzel, of Wahpeton; Mrs. Robert Strege, 
(Luella) of Wahpeton, and Robert, of Great Bend. Three sisters and four brothers also sur- 
vive: Mrs. Ida Hohlhoff, of Paynesville; Mrs. Emma Harwood, of New York; Mrs. Martha Ernest, 
of Paynesville; Herman and William Gruetzmacher, of Paynesville, Albert, of Hackensack, MN., 
and Robert, of Sauk Center, MN. 

Pallbearers will be Anton Griepentrog, Gust Bemdt, Albert Umbriet, Otto Gutzmer, 

Herman Delke and Chesly Ramsey. ********** ,„,„, 

1 ********** June 18, 1942 

MRS. FRANK MARTINEK DIED 
Funeral services were held at 2 PM. , Saturday at the Zion Lutheran Church for Mrs . 
Frank J. Martinek, 58, who died Wednesday evening, June 3rd, following a lingering illness. 
She was a patient at the hospital in Sisseton previous to her death. The entire family with 
the exception of one son was at her bedside as death came. 

********** June 18, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. JOHN EICHHORN 
Hankinson Woman Died Following Sudden Attack of Illness 
Mrs. John Eichhorn, prominent Hankinson woman, died at Providence Hospital here Sunday 
at 12:25. Mrs. Eichhorn was taken suddenly ill Saturday night and was removed to the hospital 
for treatment next morning. 

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at the Congregational Church, Rev. Jas. David- 
son conducting the ritual. Burial was in Hillside Memorial Cemetery. 

Flora Olive Eichhorn was bom at Des Moines, lA. , Jan. 31st, 1873, and at the age of 
seven years moved to Cherokie, where she was united with the Christian Church. 

She was married to John Eichhorn on Feb. 25th, 1891 at Cherokie. Together they settled 
on a farm near Everly, lA. Five children blessed their home. In 1916 they moved, with three 
of their children to Richland Covinty, settling on a farm west of Fairmount, where they residec 
for four years. They then moved to Hankinson and retired from active work. 

Surviving are her husband and four children, Mrs. Carl Dobricka, Breckenridge , Floyd, 
Fairmoimt; Mrs. J. R. Meyer, Everly, Iowa and Mrs. Orin Ebel, Hankinson, and 20 grandchild- 
ren and two great grandchildren. 

********** June 25, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. Carl Siefken left Friday to attend the funeral of her father who passed away that 
day in a hospital in Grafton. ********** july 2, 1942 

FAIRMOUNT LADY DIED 

Mrs. Hans Astrup (Anna), 49, of Fairmount, died at the St. Francis Hospital in Breck- 
enridge, Sunday morning at 2:30 o'clock. 

She had been ill for about ten days and was taken to the hospital at Breckenridge, 

where she had been under close observation for the past eight days. Her passing was due to 

a kidney infection which was beyond medical help. 

********** July 9, 1942 

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HAMMER. .. .Halvor Kanson, who for five years was manager of the Farmers elevator at 
this place, passed away at his home at Alexandria, MN., on Tuesday, June 23rd. 

He leaves a wife, one son and one daughter, both grown. Mr. Hanson was cibout 73. 

********** Jxily 9, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR HERMAN KAMKE 
Farmed in Belford Township for Quarter of Century. 

Herman Kamke, pioneer of Richland County, died at his home in Wahpeton, July 11th, 
after about three years illness. He had attained the age of 70 years, 1 month and 9 days. 

Funeral services, which were conducted by Rev. A. A. Graf, were held at the Emmanuel 
Evangelical Church on Monday, a host of sorrowing relatives and friends coming to pay their 
last earthly respects to a good neighbor and citizen. Burial was in the Emmanuel Evcingelical 
Cemetery here. 

Herman Friedrich Albert Kamke was born on May 22nd, 1872, at Lykow, Germany. At the 
age of 5 years, with his parents, he left his native land and came to America. The family 
settled first in Wisconsin, where they remained until 1900. In that year he was united in 
marriage to Augusta Bladow of Hankinson, and they established their home on a farm in Bel- 
ford Township. After a quarter century of industrious work he and his wife moved to Wahpeton, 
where they resided until his death, on July 11th. 

His passing through death to the Great Beyond brought sorrow to his beloved wife, two 
step-sons, Charles and Robert Bladow, of Hankinson; two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Minnie 
Neitzel, of Lidgerwood, ND. , Mrs. Anne Trotzke and Albert Kamke, of Elroy, WI . ; five grand- 
children and other relatives, and a host of sincere friends. 

********** July 16, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON E. R. Sinkler, 70, of Minot, ND., brother-in-law of Mrs. P. A. Dahl, 

of New Effington, died last Wednesday at his summer cottage on Fish Lake, in Canada. Mr. 
Sinkler was well known throughout North Dakota as an attorney. 

********** juXy 23, 1942 

FUNERAL WEDNESDAY FOR MRS. JOS. GERESZEK 
Resident of the Stiles Community for 42 Years Died Sunday 

Funeral services for Mrs. Joseph Gereszek were held at St. Philip's Church on Wednes- 
day morning. Rev. Fr. Bierens conducting Requiem High Mass. Mrs. Gereszek, a pioneer woman 
of the Stiles community passed away S\anday at the local hospital, where she had been receiv- 
ing treatment. 

Martha Machkovich was bom September 4th, 1872, at Beaver Dam, WI., and had resided 
for 42 years near Stiles. She leaves her husband, six children, 27 grandchildren and 13 
great-grandchildren to mourn her passing. 

The children are: Frank, Augxist, Theodore and Mrs. Clara Motis, of Hankinson, Wallace 
of Wahpeton, and Mrs. Margaret Scheleny of Minneapolis. 

Sisters and brothers who survive are Mrs. Ben Skoppel, Mrs. Chariues DeVaull, Martin 

McKoves, Mrs. Julius Wolff, John Machkovich and Frank McKove. 

********** July 30, 1942 

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B. W. SHAFER DIED MONDAY 
Homesteaded in Elma Township in 1880 - Funeral Thursday 

B. W. Schafer, resident of Richland County since 1880, passed away at his home Monday 
morning, following two years of ill health. 

Funeral services were held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Philip's Church, with 
the Very Rev. G. C. Bierens conducting the services. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

B. W. Schafer was born in Allegheny City, PA., on May 25th, 1868. With his parents, 
he came to Richland Coxmty in 1880. After a short residence in Wahpeton, they moved to 
Elma Township where they homesteaded. 

In 1912, he was united in marriage to Susan Lenzen, of this city, the ceremony taking 
place at St. Cloud, MN. To this union five children were bom. In 1921, Mr. and Mrs. Schafer 
moved to Hankinson where they resided until 1931, moving at that time to their farm again. 

During his long residence in this county he held offices in Elma Township, and was one 
of the first operators of a threshing machine in the territory. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: his faithful wife; five children, Leonard, at home. 
Rose and Michael, of Chicago; Florence, of Minneapolis; William, of the U. S. Marine Corps, 
in San Diego, CA. Two sisters, Mrs. Math Jost, of Oxnard, CA.; and Mrs. Rose Bass, of 
Jefferson, WI. ********** j^ly 30, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
MANTADOR. . . .Mrs. Fred Brandt and children accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nehmer to 
attend a funeral of Mrs. Nehmer 's brother-in-law at Webster, SD., on Sunday. 

********** July 30, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
BELFORD. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nehmer and Mrs. Albert Stoltenow, Jr., of Great Bend 
accompanied Mrs. Fred Brandt to Waubay, SD. , Sunday, where they attended the funeral of 

their brother-in-law and uncle, Mr. Schmidt. Mrs. Nehmer remained for a week's visit. 

********** July 30, 1942 

Mrs. Tillie Roth and son, August, left Tuesday night for Minneapolis to attend the 
funeral of Nick Kuebelbeck, of Minneapolis, who died Monday morning at his home. The fun- 
eral was held Wednesday morning. Mr. Kuebelbeck was a resident of Hankinson many years 
agQ_ ********** July 30, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. GEORGE HOEFS 
Prominent Woman of Northeast Community Died Monday 

Mrs. George Hoefs, of northwest of Fairmount, passed away Monday at the St. Francis 
Hospital after a three months' illness. Funeral services were held on Thursday from the 
First English Lutheran Church, with Rev. H. Schumacher officiating. Interment was in the 
Lidgerwood Cemetery. 

Mary Schuett was born July 27th, 1894, at Lidgerwood, ND., and died at the age of 
48 years and 14 days. She was married October 17th, 1913 to George W. Hoefs at Lidgerwood 
and to this union eight children were born. One daughter died in infancy. She is also 
preceded in death by her father, who died 12 years ago. 

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She IS survived by her husband and the following children: Harold and Mrs. Henry D, 
(Ada) Cast, of Fairmount, Mrs. Ed (Viola) Mauer and Mrs. Raymond (Beatrice) Weiss, of 
Elyria, OH., Alvin, of Erhard, MN., and Wesley and Regina, at home. Other survivors are: 
her mother, Mrs. Emma Schuett, of Lidgervood; sisters, Mrs. Otto Kaclonan, Lidgerwood, Mrs. 
Ida Stabno, Minneapolis, brother, Irvin Schuett; and 13 grandchildren. 

********** August 13, 1942 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Loll, Sr., and Luella, Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Schulz and 
James, Mrs. Fred Kohlhoff and Mrs. Olga Schnase motored to Paynesville, MN., Friday, to 
attend the funeral of Mrs. Loll's sister. They returned home Saturday. 

********** August 13, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. EMELIA ENKERS 
Resident of Hankinson Since 1892 Died Sunday 

Mrs. Wm. F. Enkers, resident of Hankinson since 1892, passed away at the local hospital 
Sunday morning at 2 o'clock, following failing health during the past year. 

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Earl Krueger at the Emmanuel Evangelical Church 
on Tuesday afternoon. Burial was in Einmaunel Evangelical Cemetery. 

Emelia Wilhelmine Friedercke Harder was born March 26th, 1862, in Nunendorf, Germany. 
In 1884 she was united in marriage to William F. Enkers. In 1892 they came to the United 
States, settling in Hankinson, where they have made their home continuously. Six children 
arrived to bless their home. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: Mrs. Robert Foeltz, Rosholt; Mrs. Arthur Krueger, 
Hankinson; Wm. Enkers, Breckenridge; Erick Enkers, and Edwin Enkers, Rosholt; and Mrs. Louis 
Ridderbush, Wausau, WI . Also 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her husband 
preceded her in death in 19 36. 

********** August 20, 1942 

PIONEER MOTHER CALLED IN DEATH 
Mrs . Emilie Falk Funeral Held Monday 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Emmanuel Evangelical Church for 
Mrs. Emilie Falk, who passed away at 1:45 AM., Friday, August 14th, at the Providence Hosp- 
ital in this city, following a lingering illness. Rev. Earl Krueger, of Ferg\is Falls, con- 
ducted the services. 

Several years ago she suffered a stroke, after which she was in failing health and 
since last November she had been confined to her bed. 

Emilie Falk was born in Pommeran, Germany, Feb. 22nd, 1873 and at the time of her 
death was 69 years, 5 months and 23 days of age. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aug- 
ust Foeltz and was one of a family of eleven children. 

When two years of age she immigrated to America with her parents, settling in Wiscon- 
sin. A short time later they moved to this community where the deceased has resided ever 
since. She was married on November 1st, 1892, to Fredrick Falk in Emmanuel Evangelical 
Church of this city. They were one of the first couples to be married in that church. 

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Sixteen children were born to bless this union, four of whom preceded her in death. 
Arthur, Emma and Anna passed away in infancy and Fredrick was killed at the age of 20 while 
at work. Her husband also preceded her in death, passing away in April of 1918. 

Those who survive to mourn their loss are: Herman, at home; Clara, Mrs. Frank Monette, 
of Seattle, WA.,- Charles, of this city; Louise, Mrs. Bert Collins, of Bariboo, Vfl . ; Henry, of 
Lidgerwood; Harry, of Seattle, WA. ; Adolph, of the U. S. Army, stationed at Houston, TX.; 
Lora, Mrs. Floyd Roberts, of Rosholt, SD.; Millie, Mrs. Harry Boldt, Ida, Mrs. Edwin Bladow, 
Martha, Mrs. Harry Polfuss, and Irvin, of this community. Besides the children, others who 
survive are: 22 grandchildren; two brothers, Wm. Foeltz, of Detroit Lakes, MN., and Otto 
Foeltz, of this city and three sisters, Mrs. John M. Hentz, of this connnunity, Mrs. Joe E. 
Nelson, of Roundup, MT., and Mrs. Anna Frankfurth, of Kennan, WI. 

Deceased was a typical pioneer mother who had experienced the trials and hardships of 
pioneer life. She often related stories of this community before the city of Hankinson was 
built. She was a faithful member of the Emmanuel Evangelical Church, being confirmed in that 
faith on December 11th, 1891, by Rev. August Werneke, and was also a member of the Ladies Aid 
Society. She was a devoted mother and a kind neighbor. 

Pallbearers were LeRoy and Raymond Hentz, Norman Foeltz, Harold Foeltz, Allen Buckhaus, 
Wilbur Raddatz. ********** August 20, 1942 

MANTADOR. Mr. and Mrs. B. Goerger and Mrs. C. M. Puetz motored to Mayhew Lake, MN., 

where they attended a funeral of a cousin, Mrs. Herman Megus, on Wednesday. 

********** September 10, 1942 

Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Rackow attended the fvineral of Mrs. Chas. Adari, of Fergus Falls, 
on Wednesday. Mrs. Adari is a cousin of Mrs. Rackow. 

********** September 10, 1942 

83-YEAR-OLD MAN DROWNED AT LIBERTY GROVE. 

Frank Pokorney, 83, of Liberty Grove Township, drowned in a puddle of water near his 
barn on Saturday. He was found Sunday morning by Leo Neidvesky, whom the county hired to 
care for the aged man. ********** September 24, 1942 

RESERVATION SETTLER PETER OSTBY, DIED 

Mr. Peter Ostby, Sr., died in the Wheaton Hospital on Friday, September 18th, at the 
the age of 77 years. 

He had been in feeble health for some time past, with complications incident to his 
advanced age. His home was five miles north of Victor, where he had resided since the early 
pioneer days . 

Funeral services were conducted at Branvold Church Monday, and interment was made in 
the Cemetery there. 

Deceased was born in Nordre Odalen, Norway, August 1st, 1865, of parents Soren and 
Olive Ostby. He came to America May 15th, 1887, and went to Park River, ND., where he was 
employed on a farm. Later he joined his brother Nels, in Minnesoata. 

January 5th, 1892, he was united in marriage to Lena Ryel, of Fergus Falls, by Rev, 

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Fosmaxk. They came to Hankinson where he was employed on a farm, in 1892 he took up a 
homestead on the opening day of the Sisseton-Wahpeton reservation. 

Seven children were born to the couple, one passing away in infancy. His wife pre- 
ceded him in death, Nov. 19th, 1941. Svirviving are: Mrs. Olena Hanson, Severt Ostby, Oscar 
Ostby, Peter Ostby, Jr., Mrs. Sena Novak, Gilbert Ostby, all of whom live in this community. 
Twenty five grandchildren; also his brother, Nels Ostby, of Hankinson, and Ole, of Chicago, 
IL., a sister in Norway. 

Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Joe George and 
Movis Osbty, Mrs. Emil Aadlimd, Mrs. Paul Severt, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sorenson, of Sisseton, 
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Koehler and George Ruby, of Hankinson; Miss Loretta Ostby, Minneapolis. 

********** October 1, 1942 

ATTEND SISTERS FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hausken cind Ada Wondersee spent several days in Buffalo, MN., where 
they attended the fxineral of their sister, Mrs. Harry Ramthum. 

********** October 1, 1942 

GRANDMOTHER OF MRS. A. ANDERSON DIED TUESDAY 

Mrs. Arthur Anderson received word Tviesday that her grandmother, Mrs. A. Hovde, passed 
away at her home in Ortonville that morning. Funeral services will be held at Ortonville 
Sunday. The Andersons will attend the services. 

********** October 1, 1942 

OTTO MUND DIED 

Otto Mund, beloved citizen of Milnor Township, and known far and wide as one of the 
leading corn growers in the state, passed away at St. John's Hospital in Fargo, at 3 AM., 
Sunday, one month to the day after he was injured in a fall from a truck. While his con- 
dition was considered very serious immediately following his injury, he seemed to improve 
somewhat until a few days preceding his death. 

********** October 1, 1942 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MBS. T. W. ROBEY 

Mrs. T. W. Robey, passed away at her home in this city Saturday afternoon at 12:40 PM., 
death following several months' illness, and was caused by heart failure. 

Funeral services were held in the Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon, the church 
in which she worshipped during her life time. Rev. Jas. Davidson conducted the services. 

Deceased was a most kind and loving mother and took great pride in making a lovely 
home for her family. She was a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the mem- 
bers of which, as a tribute of respect, were present in a body at the service. Although 
not active in the art in recent years she had exceptional talent as a reader, and particip- 
ated in many home talent entertainments in Hankinson and surrounding vicinity and to those 
of her family and youth of the community she freely gave tutorage to assist in their pro- 
gram appearances. 

Pallbearers were: H. G. Womer, Alfred Hein, M. S. Aker, H. M. Jones, Leonard Kretch- 
man and C. H. Siefken. 

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Jessie Marie Robey was bom June 10th, 1878 in Preston, MN. She was united in marr- 
iage to Mark E. Cox at Preston, MN., and later moved to Glenwood, MN., to make their home. 
This union was blessed with twin sons, Howard and Harold and John Milton and a daughter 
Avenelle. Mr. Cox was called in death on April 12th, 1910. Mrs. Robey was united in marri- 
age to Thornton W. Robey on June 10th, 1911, and to this union one daughter, Alena, was born, 
passing away in infancy. 

Surviving are her husband and two sons, Howard and John Milton and one daughter, Aven- 
ella; five grandchildren, Mrs. Arthur Weber, Faye, Patricia, Howard, Jr., and Janie Cox; one 
great-grandchild, Wm. Arthur Weber; one sister, Mrs. W. G. Merrifield, of Hankinson, and one 
brother, L. J. Barnes, of Roseburg, OR. Harold Cox passed away October 18th, 1932. 

********** October 15, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Nick Klein have returned home from Clayton, WI., where they went to attend 
the funeral of her brother. ********** October 15, 1942 

Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., attended the funeral of the latter's brother-in-law, 
Kay Larson, of Grand Forks Saturday afternoon. 

********** October 15, 1942 

JOHN EICHHORN DIED MONDAY 

John Eichhom, prominent North Dakota and Iowa farm land owner, and highly repected 
resident of this city, was foimd dead at his home here Wednesday noon by a member of his 
family and a neighbor. Apparently in good health he had called on a son, Floyd, near Fair- 
mount Monday morning and returned to his home that afternoon. 

A daughter, Mrs. Orin Ebel, noticing that her father failed to make his usual call on 
her went over to the Eichhorn resident to learn the reason, being accompanied by Mrs. Chas. 
Schroeder. 

The doors to the home were locked, but the radio was playing. Mrs. Ebel called in 
neighbors and they gained entrance to the house , and soon learned of the tragic occurrance . 
Mr. Eichhom had apparently retired on the daybed and succumbed to a heart attack on Monday 
evening . 

Deceased was 80 years old, being bom March 17, 1862. Four grown children survive, 
his wife passing away last June. 

Funeral services will be held at the Wipperman Chapel Friday, at 2 o'clock. Rev. 
Jas. Davidson conducting the services. Interment will be at Hillside Memorial Cemetery. 

An obituary will be available for next week. 

********** October 15, 1942 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
John Hoist attended the fiineral services held Wednesday for his nephew, Stanley 
Carney, at Morris, MN. ********** October 22, 1942 



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JOHN EICHHORN OBITUARY 

Mr. John Eichhorn, prominent Hankinson man died at his home here Monday of last week. 
Funeral services were conducted Friday at the Wipperman Funeral Parlor. Rev. Jas . Davidson 
conducted the ritual. Bvurial was in Hillside Memorial beside his wife. 

John G. Eichhorn was bom at Philadelphia, PA., March 17th, 1862. On Feb. 25th, 1891, 
he was united in marriage at Cherokee, lA., to Miss Flora Brown. Together they settled on a 
farm near Everly, lA. Five children came to bless the home. 

In 1916 they moved, with three of their children, to Richland Coiaity, ND., settling 
on a farm west of Fairmount, where they resided for four years. They then moved to Hankinson 
and retired from active work. 

Surviving are his four children: Mrs. Mabel Dobricka, Breckenridge, Floyd Eichhorn, 
Fairmount; Elna Meyer, Everly, lA.; Mrs. Lila Ebel, Hankinson; twenty grandchildren and two 
great-grandchildren. ********** October 22, 1942 

YOUTH KILLED IN ACCIDENT 

Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon from the Evangelical Church in Barney 
for Myron O. Simdorn, who was killed in a tragic accident at the home of his parents, Mr. 
and Mrs. Gust Simdorn, Friday. Rev. Harry Wiens conducted the services. 

The young man was working in the fields with a wagon on his father's farm, northeast 
of Hankinson when the accident occurred. The lad had a shotgun for the purpose of hunting 
if an opportunity presented itself. The father noted that the team was roaming the field 
and when he investigated found the lad on the wagon dead. The charge from the gun had pene- 
trated the head. 

Myron 0. Simdorn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Simdorn, Hankinson, was born in Richland 
County on March 23rd, 1926. At his passing, he was 16 years and 7 months old. He leaves 
to mourn his mother and father, also three sisters, Viola, Arlene and Marion, all at home, 
and two brothers, Melvin and Duane, at home. 

The body of the young man lay in state at a funeral home in Wahpeton until Sunday 
afternoon at which time the body was taken to the farm home in Belford Township. No inquest 
was deemed necessary. 

Mrs. Gust Simdorn is the former Alma Witt, daughter of Mrs. W. H. Witt, of Wahpeton. 
The sheriff's office and county coroner were called to the Simdorn farm after the accident. 
Deputy Sheriff Walter Bladow said that the gun was lying on the ground. The father saw the 
horses running across the field and stopped the rig. The body was lying in the wagon. He 
was dead. The shot entered the head at the right check and came out through the top of his 
head. Death was instantaneous. 

********** October 29, 1942 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .After several months of severe and patient suffering from cancer, 
Mrs. Raymond NaDeau of White Rock, died at her home here Oct. 10th, 1942, at the age of 
55 years, 7 months and 27 days. ********** October 29 1942 



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NELS OSTBY DIED HERE SUNDAY 

Nels Ostby, pioneer homesteader of southeast Hankinson, passed away Sunday at the 
Hankinson Hospital following a long period of failing health. He was 83 years of age. 

Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Koehler, and burial 
was made in Tyson Cemetery beside his wife who died in 1934. Rev. Gerhardt Michael conducted 
the services . 

Nels Ostby was bom July 1, 1859, in Norden Dalen, Norway. He immigrated to the United 
States in 1880, and settled near Swan Lake, MN. He was united in marriage to Rachael Fugiem 
on Jxine 9th, 1883. They came to Richland County in 1891, settling on a farm southeast of 
this city, where he developed a fine farm home. 

Thirteen children survive to movirn their loss: Mrs. Gilbert Shock, of Amery, WI . ; Mrs. 
Alfred Bullock, Douglas, ND.; Mrs. Wm. Koehler, Hankinson; Mrs, George Karls, of Hawthorne, 
CA.; Peder, of Garrison, ND.; Mrs. Harry King, of Hankinson; Edwin, of Washington state; 
Raymond, of Staples, MN. Forty six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren survive to 
mourn their loss. ********** November 12th, 1942 

ROBERT BOELKE, AAA LEADER, KILLED BY TRAIN 

Robert Boelke, a resident of Richland County for 58 years, and chairman of Richland 
County AAA, was instantly killed at the Great Northern railroad crossing in Hankinson Fri- 
day night. The tragic accident occurred at 10:56, the time of the arrival of the evening 
passenger train. 

Mr. Boelke, who was in this city on business, was crossing from the north side to his 
car which was parked just south of the tracks. He had reached the middle track of the three 
yard tracks, when the engineer sighted him and furiously blew the whistle, in short blasts. 
It is presumed that the flashing headlight and the extraordinary warning caused Mr. Boelke 
to believe that he was in the path of the train. He ran, and in so doing was struck by the 
train on the main track. 

The engineer did not see Mr. Boelke when hit, but the man was found dying under the 
train. His body was mangled and the train wheels had evidently passed over the middle part 
of his body. Dr. Beithon was called and after being pronounced dead Coroner Lester was 
called and announced that no inquest was necessary. 

Funeral services for Robert Boelke were held at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson on 
Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and was attended by a host of mourners from far and near 
who came to pay their last earthly respect to a fine man. The Very Rev. G. C. Bierens 
officiated at the services. 

Robert Boelke was bon in Brandenburg Township, Richland County, Dec. 24th, 1884, the 
son of Mr. and Mrs. William Boelke (nee Fredericka Strege.) He had lived in the county all 
his life, and farmed a section and a half of land. 

In Nov. of 1908 he was united in marriage with Mary Hermes. Mrs. Boelke and five 
children survive: Elroy, Great Bend, Cyril of St. Paul and Gerald and Dennis, at home. One 
daughter, (Harriet) Mrs. Ray Reinke, of Portland, Oregon and Arnold, who resides in Montana 
also survive. Sisters are: Mrs. Mike Kinn, Hankinson, Mrs. Emil Koppelman, Great Bend and 
Mrs. Ella Mourer, of Hankinson; two brothers, Paul and Emil, of Great Bend. 

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Mr. Boelke was an able and conscientious worker for the AAA, and his place will be 
difficult to fill. His knowledge of the farm conservation act was the cause of the gener- 
al support the measure had among the farmers of the co\mty, 

********** November 12, 1942 

Mrs. J. P. Glasner left Wednesday for Minneapolis where she was called by the death 

of her sister-in-law. ******4.*u.^ , ,„,„ 

********** November 12, 1942 

GEORGE J. MEYER DIED 
Funeral services were held for George J. Meyer from St. Anthony's Church in Fairmount 
Thursday morning. Rev. M. J. Simon, Rev. F. A. Meyer and Rev. G. C. Bierens officiating. 

Mr. Meyer was bom in 1893. On July 3rd, 1919 he was united in marriage to Ida Krause. 
He passed away Nov. 9th. Surviving are his wife, seven children: Rosemary, Aloysius, Elroy, 
Florence, Lawrence, Lambert and Gerald, all at home. Pall bearers were Herbert Kutter, 
Peter Wawers, Walter Clarey, W. J. Campbell and Richard Gabhard. 

********** November 19, 1942 

MRS. MONGOVEN'S FATHER DIED AT ERSKINE, MN. 
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mongoven and son, Mickey, left Monday morning for Erskine, MN., after 
receiving word that her father, Mr. Nels Melgxiist passed away Saturday. 

Funeral services were held Thursday in Erskine. Mr. Melquist was 77 years old and a 
retired Great Northern Railroad employee. 

********** November 19, 1942 

WAR VETERAN'S FUNERAL HELD 
William Heitkamp, well known Mantador farmer, died at the Veterans Hospital at Fargo, 
Tuesday after an illness lasting about five years. Funeral services were conducted Satur- 
day morning from St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador and burial was in the Catholic 
Cemetery there. 

Mrs. Heitkamp as well as a daughter, preceded him in death. Children who svirvive are: 
Morris, Wendover, Utah,; Adrian, of Tan^^a, FL.; Lorene, Barney; Mrs. Alfonse Puetz, Mantador, 
Armilia, Barney; Duane, Mantador cind Donna Marie, at home. Brothers eind sisters who survive 
are: Joe Heitkamp, of Adrian, MN.; Herman Heitkamp of Barney; Mrs. Frank Webber of Mooreton; 
John Heitkamp of Mooreton; Henry Heitkamp of Barney, Mrs. Mat Breuer of Mooreton, Frank 
Heitkanp of Mooreton, Mrs. C. J. Pelzl, of Mooreton, cind Ben Heitkamp, of Barney. 

William Heitkaap, who was a Veterein of the First World War, has farmed in Barney since 
1918 and was a member of the American Legion. 

********** November 19, 1942 

Mrs. Dan Jones received word that a baby boy was bom to her brother and wife, Mr. and 
Mrs. Jack Olson, formerly of Wyndmere and now of Los Angeles on Nov. 9th. Another message 
arrived Tuesday stating that Mrs. Olson passed away Nov. 15th, following a cesarean operation. 

********** November 19, 1942 

Mrs. D. S. Mcllwain, Mrs. Vennerstrom and Mr. Larson, of Claire City, autoed to Fer- 
gus Falls, Wednesday, to attend the funeral of the former's aunt, Mrs. Rolandson. 

********** November 19, 1942 

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TO ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. John Kraiise and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Krause received word of the death 
of their uncle, Mr. William Krai^se, of Webster, SD. The Krauses expect to attend the funeral 
which will be held Friday at Webster. 

********** November 26, 1942 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED IN CALIFORNIA 
Kelly Jaeger Died at Oakdale 
Word has been received here of the death of Kelly Jaeger, 41, at Oakdale, CA. Deceased 
was a former Hankinson man, but has been residing in California for the past eighteen years. 
His mother, Mrs. Killian Jaeger, two brothers, John and Emil, of this city, and two sisters 
Mrs. John Grede and Mrs. Henry Makaska, survive. 

********** December 3, 1942 

C. H. MORGAN DIED 
Charles Hope Morgan, 70, political leader, died at his home in Barrie Township Monday 
week. He was a former state senator. 

********** December 3, 1942 

HAMMER FOLKS SEE PLANES CRASH 
Eyewitness Tells of Three Planes in Troxible - Pilot Died 
The following article is taken from the Sisseton Courier and is an eye witness account 
of the crash of three Army airplanes at Hammer, SD: 

Last Thursday about 2 PM. , many people were watching several airplanes coming from the 
north and heading south. At a point over the Gunder Hammer farm, two miles north of Hammer, 
one of the planes was seen to wobble and suddenly crash to the groxjnd. Ludwig Hammer, who 
was watching the planes, saw the crash, jimped into his car and drove to the scene of the 
accident. When he got there he saw a mass of wreckage and in the cockpit of the plane the 
unconscious form of the pilot. With the help of others who also arrived at the scene about 
the same time as Mr. Hammer, they lifted the pilot into a car and drove to the community 
hospital at Veblen, where Dr. Brinkman, after a thorough examination declared that the in- 
jured man was doomed, that he could live only a few hoiirs at best. 

The pilot, Lt. Glen Campbell of Texas, passed away that afternoon. 

Four other amy training planes which were in the bevy heading south from Grand Forks 
to Sioux Falls, also Isuided near the scene of the accident. One of these planes had its 
propeller broken in landing and thtis became unfit for further flight. The next day another 
plane came up from Sioux Falls to investigate the crash and in landing also was damaged. 

A large army truck came up from Sioux Falls Saturday to tramsport the damaged planes 
back to the air base but two miles west of the scene of the accident the heavily loaded 
truck got mired on a mud road and remained there over night. Sunday morning the county 
highway department sent up a caterpillar tractor and pulled the truck back on solid ground. 
The truck with the three damaged planes stopped in Sisseton at noon Sxmday while the crew 
had lunch. 

Not in many years has there been so much excitement in the coutryside around Hammer. 

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We read in the newspapers and hear over the radio aiout sea battles, pitched land battles, 
bombing planes and anti-aircraft guns bringing almost untold nvunbers of fighting planes to 
the ground or into the sea, but these things happen at distances so far removed from our 
ovm peaceful community that they create nothing more than a ripple of comment. But this 
home episode was just a little different. 

********** December 3, 1942 

HAM>ER. .. .Alfred M. Larson attended the funeral of his sister, Mrs. Rosalandson 

at Fergus Falls last Wednesday. 

********** December 3, 1942 

HAMMER. .. .Funeral services were held for Alfred Aadland, who died in Qiicago, at the 
Ferkingstad chtirch here last Monday week. 

********** December 3, 1942 

HENRY MAAOC, LIDGERWOOD DIED FROM HEART ATTACK 
Marion Studnicka spent Sunday and Monday at the Maack home in Lidgerwood, eind also 
attended the funeral of Mr. H. Maack, who passed away Wednesday. 

********** December 10, 1942 

MR. E. H. PETERSON DIED AT SAN FRANCISCO SATURDAY 
Mrs. Wm. Grawe received a telegram Monday from her daughter, telling of the death of 
her husband, Mr. E. H. Peterson at his home in San Francisco. 

********** December 17, 1942 

ATTENDS MOTHER'S FUNERAL 
Mrs. Frank Maas returned to her home here Monday, after spending a week in Grass 
Range, MT., where she attended the funeral of her mother, Mrs. Oscar Rinehcirt. 

********** December 17, 1942 

AGED MAN DIED 
Miss Alma Wagstrom received word Sunday that her uncle, August Redeen, of Hopkins, MN., 
had died that day. Deceased was one hundred years and six months old. 

********** December 17, 1942 

RUD. DIELKE, SOO SECTION FOREMAN, DIED 
Rudolph Dielke, of Lidgerwood, Soo Line section foreman, died at a St. Paul hospital 
today, according to word received by friends here. 

********** December 24, 1942 

SISTER PASSED AWAY 
Word had been received in Hanlcinson telling of the death of a sister of Mrs. Gotham, 
who passed away on Dec. 12th. Mr. Gotham and Mary were at the bedside when death occurred. 

********** December 24, 1942 

RALPH STOCK PASSED AWAY 
Fvineral Will Be Held New Year's Day at Glenwood, MN. 
Ralph G. Stock, former resident of Hankinson, passed away from a heart attack, while 
on duty as Soo Line Agent at Glenwood, MN. Funeral services will be held at the Congregat- 
ional Church in Glenwood January 1st, at 2:30 o'clock. 

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Mr. Stock was Soo Line Agent in Hankinson for over twenty years and was an active 

member of Hankinson Lodge, A. F. s A. M. , serving as W. M. , and also took an active part 

in the local Kiwanis Club and Commercial clvib. 

He left Hankinson several years ago to accept the Glenwood Soo Line position. Mr. 

Stock was 63 years of age when he passed away. Surviving are: his wife, and five children. 

Dale, Doris, Marion, Marjorie and Ada. 

********** December 31, 1942 

LOUIS DIBBERT WAS KILLED in ACTION 

Hankinson Soldier Hero Fought on Guadalcanal 

■ FIRST HANKINSON HERO DIED IN COUNTRY'S SERVICE 

Word of Death Received by Sister Here Today - Father Was Spanish American War Veteran 

Word was received today by Mrs. Pete Wallock (nee Harriet Dibbert) that her brother, 
Louis Dibbert, had been killed in action while serving with Company I in Guadalcanal. 

The message was sent by Capt. Thomas J. Tracy, Regimental Chaplain of the conpany. 
Death occTxrred in middle December. Captain Tracy, in his letter, said that Soldier Louis 
Dibbert "died a hero, in the defense of his country." 

Louis Dibbert enlisted with Co. I about two years ago. From Wahpeton he went to Camp 
Claiborne, in Louisianna, where he trained for a year. Following the Jap initiating of the 
war, Dibbert with his company sailed for New Caledonia in the Pacific. His company took 
part in the cleaning up of the Japs in Guadalcanal. The Hankinson News received word from 
him and other Hankinson soldiers in a letter mailed Nov. 17th. 

Louis Dibbert, youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dibbert, was bom August 
7th, 1920 and on August 29th was baptized in the local Lutheran Church by Rev. J. P. Klausler. 
He was confinned on April 14th, 1935. Louis attended the Hankinson grade and high schools 
and was a star athlete, excelling in both basketball and football. Following his graduation 
he played on the Hankinson American Legion Baseball team, which took part in the State's 
finals for the Regional Championship. 

Surviving are three brother. Or in, in the U. S. Army; Allen, of Washington state; 
Gordon, of Hankinson; Rose, of Kulm, ND., and Harriett of Hankinson. 

Louis was the son of a Spanish- American soldier, and his patriotism was attested to in 
his enlistment into the armed forces, -mat he carried high the banner of freedom into the 
enemy's ranks we are certain and as our first blue service star turns to a holy gold, all 

of our citizens will honor Louis and his buddies in death FOREVER. 

********** December 31, 1942 

SISTER DIED 

Mrs. Joe Mongoven received word that her sister, Mrs. Helmer Ness, died at Thief 

River Falls on Sunday. The young mother, 37, leaves her husband and four children to mourn. 

********** December 31, 1942 



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FUNERAL HELD FOR PETER MUMM, JR. 
Funeral Held Dec. 28th at Lidgerwood 

Peter J. Munnn died at his sister's home, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Strongberg's on Dec. 
24th, after a long illness of a heart ailment. He had been receiving treatment in Minnea- 
polis for several months . 

Funeral services were held at the Holy Cross church in Lidgerwood on Dec. 28th, Rev. 
Cloeter conducting the service. 

Peter Mumm was bom Oct. 24th, 1910 near Lidgerwood. He was married Jan. 21st, 1936, 
to Gladys Knaak, of Hankinson, and they have resided on his fcirm near Lidgerwood. His wife 
and two children, Duane and Genesfae (Janice ?) survive. Also his father and several bro- 
thers and sisters. ********** December 31, 1942 



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RALPH G. STOCK OBITUARY 

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 1st, 1943, for Ralph G. Stock, who passed away 
Dec. 28th, following a heart attack. Services were held at the home at 2 PM. , and at 2:30 
at the Congregational Church with Rev. N. P. Olmstad officiating. Mr. E. W. Wollan sang two 
beautiful selections .. ."Face to Face" and "Abide With Me." Interment was made in the Con- 
gregational Cemetery. The pallbearers were six member of the High Twelve Past Masters' Club 
A. E. Nelson, H. B. Olson, 0. A. Ogard, Al Hakes, Elmer VJaalen and Dr. Sanabo. 

Members of the Valley Lodge No. 157 A. F. S A. M. of which Mr. Stock was a member, 
acted as escort from the house to the chxirch and conducted Masonic Services at the grave. 

Ralph Garfield Stock was bom March 20th, 1880, at Cardington, OH. After finishing 
high school he attended the School of Telegraphy in Janesville, WI . , and upon graduation 
there he began work with the Northwestern Railway Company. In 1904 he transferred to the 
Soo Line and remained in its employ tmtil the time of his death. 

In 1911, he was married to Miss Ada Selleck of Orfatonna, MN. To this union five child- 
ren were bom. He held positions as agent at Camden Place, Minneapolis and at Hankinson, 
ND., before coming to Glenwood in 1935. Since coming to Glenwood Mr. Stock has taken an 
active part in all civic enterprises and in the welfare of this community. 

He leaves to mourn: his widow, Mrs. Ada E. Stock, and five children, Doris (Mrs. W. 
E. Rule) of Schenectady, NY., Marion Stock of Red Wing, MN., Dale Stock of Richland Center, 
WI., Marjorie (Mrs. C. Callaghan) of Glenwood, MN. , and Ada (Mrs. Alden Eichhom) of Rock- 
ford, IL. A large number of out of town friends attended the services. 

********** January 7, 1943 

SONORA. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Ed. German and Ed Weiser returned home from Humphrey, NE., 
Thursday, where they had attended the funeral of Mrs. German's father, Joseph Brookhaus. 
Deceased was quite well known here where he visited many times. 

********** January 1, 1943 

EDWARD SCHELLER FUNERAL HELD 

Edward Scheller, former resident of Hankinson, died in the Lakeside Hospital at Couer 
d'Alene, ID., on January 8th, following a month's illness. Deceased was employed as a 
steam fitter and welder in construction at the Farragut Naval Station there since September. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at St. Philip's Church, in Hankinson. 
Fr. Bierens conducted the ritual. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Deceased was bom in Bruckenthal, Austria, Oct. 8th, 1887, where he learned the black- 
smith trade in his boyhood days . He immigrated to the United States and settled in Hankin- 
son in May, 1907. He clerked in the Commercial Hotel, which was operated by Mr. Matt 
Schramm and later was clerk in the West Hotel here. 

He was married to Amelia Scheller of this city on February 18th, 1912. Later he 
served at his trade in Mantador with Paul Witte. In 1912, he went to work for the Soo Line 
at Wishek as blacksmith in the railway shops. Later he owned and operated a shop at Wishek 
where he served as alderman for twelve years. 

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Since Sept. 18th, he had been employed as steamfitter and welder in construction 
at the Farragut Naval Station at Coeur d'Alene, ID. 

About a month ago he was taken ill and after treatment passed away January 8th, at 
the age of 55 years. 

Surviving are his wife, six daughter and three sons, Evangeline, Frances, Katherine, 
Joan, Georgianna; Gordon, Andred and Anthony. Pallbearers were F. Althoff, M. Bommersbach, 
Nick Benroth, J. Drickes, John M. Scheller and Mike Scheller. 

********** January 14, 1943 

WESLEY DAHL PASSED AWAY IN SEATTLE, WASH. 
Mr. and Mrs. John Brummund received word that their nephew, Wesley Dahl, passed 
away January 7th, at Seattle, WA., following a short illness of pneumonia. Wesley will 
be remembered by many of our citizens as he resided here when a young lad, with his parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Baribeau. Eighteen years ago they left here, going to Brainard, MN . , 
where he was married. For the past few years he cmd his family were employed in the Boeing 
Aircraft Corporation. ********** January 14, 1943 

DEATH ANGEL CALLS MKS. M. A. WIPPERMAN 
Private Funeral Services Will be Held at Home Friday, Jan. 15. 
Mrs. M. A. Wipperman, resident of Hankinson since 1900, passed away at her home in 
this city, Wednesday morning at 12:10, death following a series of operations in a Minneap- 
olis Hospital several months ago. 

Augusta Olein Wipperman was bom April IBth, 1872, in Sweden, and when three years of 
age came with her parents to America. They settled at Moorhead, MN. Following the death 
of her mother, when she was twelve years of age, she went to Wahpeton where she received 
her education. Later she was manager of the Howey Department Store in that city. 

In 1900 she was united in marriage to M. A. Wipperman of Hankinson and they moved 
to this city where they have since made their home. 

Private funeral services will be held at the home Friday afternoon. Rev. Jas . David- 
son, of the Congregational Church conducting the services. Pallbearers are: H. M. Jones 
Chas Carmen, Harry Womer, David Mcllwain, James Tulloch and L. G. Peterson. 

Surviving are her husband; four daughters, Mrs. J. D. McCarthy, of Milwaukee, Mrs. 
Alva Queneau, of Cincinnati, OH.; Mrs. Maxine Fortunate, of Pittsburg, PA.; Miss Eleanor 
of San Francisco, and one son, Max, Jr., of Hankinson. Also two sisters, Mrs. Huldah Olien 

of Los Angeles and Mrs. H. G. Nicklin, of San Francisco. 

********** January 15, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON Elaine Cornelius passed away on Sunday evening, after an illness 

of eight months. She had a tumor on the brain. The funeral services were held Thursday 
at 1:30 PM from the funeral home and at 2 PM from Zion Lutheran Church. 

********** January 21, 1943 

MRS. ED. HINGST 
Services were held Monday in St. Mary's Church in Breckenridge for Mrs. Ed. Hingst, 
29, who died in a local hospital. She leaves her pcurents, Mr. and Mrs. Sikerski, of 

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near Fairmount, her husband and six children. 

********** January 21, I943 

REV. SCHUMACHER DIED IN CAR; FUNERAL FRIDAY 
Funeral Services Friday at Tyler and Fairmount 

Rev. Schumacher, pastor of St. John's Church at Tyler and the First Lutheran Church 
at Fairmount, died Monday night while returning home from a meeting in Fairmount. The 
following obituary has been contributed to The NEWS by a brother minister. 

Rev. H. Schumacher was bom in Louisville, KY., Feb, lOth, 1896, son of Rev. and Mrs. 
John Schimacher. After his Holy Baptism he received his Christian training in his father's 
home and parish school. After Confirmation in 1910 he entered Concordia College, Ft. Wayne, 
IN., to prepare himself for the office of the ministry, graduating in 1916. He then entered 
Concordia Seminary in St. Louis from which he graduated in 1919. His first charge was at 
Lockard, MN., then Niagara, ND., where he served seven years, going to Tyler, Summit Town- 
ship, in April of 1928. 

Besides performing his duties as pastor of St. Johns at Tyler and First English Luth- 
eran at Fairmoimt, which grew from a small flock to its present size xmder his faithful 
guidance, he also served the church at large as visitors and especially as Superintendent 
of Missions for North Dakota, until his health and the multiplicity of work demanded that 
he resign this post. His one ambition was to get a fine place of worship for his flock 
at Fairmount and this was accomplished with much labor and planning and directing. 

He was united in Holy Wedlock to Miss Selma Nviiquist on April 27th, 1922. Three 
children were bom to them. 

To die in the harness was his wish and was f\ilf illed when he attended a meeting at 
the Men's Club at Fairmount on Monday evening, returning with Mr. Hauschild about 11:30. 
In the yard of Mr. Hauschild place the car stuck in a snow drift and when Mr. Hauschild 
harnessed a horse and hitched it to the car and opened the door Rev. Schumacher had been 
called to his eternal reward, transplanted to the church trivimphant. 

The body will lie in state in Tyler Church Thursday and in Fairmount Church Friday, 
10:30 - 11:30 AM. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:30 AM., at Fairmount and 2 o" 
clock PM., at Tyler. Rev. A. H. Grumm, President of the North Dakota-Montana District will 
deliver the sermon. Rev. R. Becker, of Wahpeton will conduct the service in the house. 
Rev. Cordts, of Belford Township in church and Rev. J. Rengstorf, of Great Bend, at the grave. 

Pallbearers will be elders and tr\istees. At Fairmount, Rich Miller, Rudus Lang, Mar- 
tin Moeller, B. 0. Engebretsen, Arth Dretsch, John Gelle. At Tyler, Wm. Mahler, Arth Daman, 
Harry Koppelmann, Wm. Tribke, Arth Cast, Hy J. Steffens. Honorary pallbearers will be the 
rest of the officers of each church. 

He leaves to moxirn his early death, his faithful wife and three children, Victoria, 
at home, Herbert, of Concordia College, St. Paul, MN., Bemice attending school in Grand 
Forks, his mother, five brothers, six sisters, besides all of his many friends, members of 
his two flocks. 

"Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord." 

********** January 21, 1943 

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ALBERT J. CAST FUNERAL HELD 

The Angel of Death called one of our prominent citizens, Albert J. Cast home January 
14th at 7:50. Mr. Cast had been in good health and had attended the chxirch meeting the day 
previous, and at which meeting he was elected to office. He suffered a stroke the following 
day and passed away suddenly. 

Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at Summit church near Tyler, Rev. Sch- 
umacher officiated. Pallbearers were six nephews: Arthur, Henry, Edward, Herman, Harold and 
Orville Cast. 

Albert J. Cast was bom June 4th, 1881, at Falls City, Richardson County, NE. At the 
age of ten years he came, with his parents, to North Dakota and settled in Summit Township, 
where he grew to manhood. He was confirmed April 2nd, 1896, by Rev. T. Hinck and on June 
13th, 1906, was united in marriage to Meta Schmidt at Lake City, MN. 

He leaves to mourn his death, a grief stricken wife, five sons and one daughter, namely: 
Robert, who is overseas; Carl, of near Tyler; John, at home; Ernest, of Cayuga and Alfred, 
at home: Marie, Mrs. George Lehman, of Fairmount: two brothers, John and William and foiir 
grandchildren, survive. 

********** January 21, 1943 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Mr. George Hermson and son Elver, left Tuesday evening for Dyersvella, lA., where they 
attended the funeral of Mrs. Hermson' s sister. Mr. Herson returned on Sunday but Elver re- 
mained to spend several weeks with relatives . 

********** January 21, 1943 

WM. STRUBEL DIED MONDAY 
Funeral Held Wednesday - Interment in Minneapolis 

Wm. Strubel, 74, prominent Hankinson citizen and President of the Hankinson Nursery 
Co., died suddenly at his home here on Monday morning at 2:20. Apparently in good health, he 
and his wife had observed their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, with their son-in-law and 
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hanson, of Minneapolis. He complained of feeling ill, and after being 
attended by a physician, retired, amd shortly later passed away. 

Mr. Strubel has been a resident of Richland County for 69 years. He has been associat- 
ed with and served capably as a member of the Hankinson Nursery Co. since 1904, and during 
this time has seen the company expand until today it is one of North Dakota's iitjjortant 
industries. 

William Strubel was born near Great Bend, where he grew to manhood. On. January 24th, 
1893, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Popp. Sunday they concluded a total of fifty 
years of married life. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday in the local Congregational Church, Rev. Thompson, 
of Watertown, SD., and Rev. Bakken, of Rosholt, conducting the services. Burial services were 
held at Wernes Chapel, in Minneapolis, and interment was made in Lakewood Cemetery there. 

Suriving are: his loving wife; one daughter, Mrs. R. L. Hanson, of Minneapolis; four 
brothers, Herman and Albert, of Minneapolis, Julius, of Pasedena, CA. , and George, of Portland; 
one sister, Martha. 

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Pallbearers were: L. 0. Peterson, R. F. Bellin, Chas . A. Carmen, Ed Pankow, Theo Stach 

and Wm. Macheel . 

****.*.»•* January 28, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. J. P. CUNNINGHAM 
Resident of Hankinson for Thirty Years 
Mrs. John Omningham, 56, a resident of Hankinson for 30 years, died at her home on 
Saturday evening, January 23rd. 

Lida Ann Brady was born in Deerfield, Steel County, MN. In 1909 she was united in marr- 
iage to John Cunningham, and they resided in Minneapolis until 1914, when they moved to Hank- 
inson to make their home. 

Mrs . Cunningham was a member of the visitation court of the Catholic Order of Foresters 
and served as their Chief Ranger for 12 years. She was, for many years, hostess to the Hank- 
inson Kiwanis, at their weekly meetings, and was considered an unusual assistance of the succ- 
ess of that organization. 

Members of the Catholic Order of Foresters recited the "Rosary" led by Rev. G. C. Bier- 
ens, who officiated at the funeral services, held at 10 o'clock in St. Philip's Church Tues- 
day. She was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mrs. Cunningham is survived by her husband, John Cunningham, and her daughter, Kathryn, 
Mrs. Roman J. Tasto, of Omaha, NE., and three grandchildren, Kathleen, Mary Elizabeth and 
John Patrick Tasto. Mrs. Cunningham is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Marie Burke, of 
Faribault, MN., Mrs. George Boucher, of Waseka and a brother, Charles, of Medford, MN. 

Pallbearers were: Mike Kiedel, Mike White, Paul Kinn, Losco Scheller, John Klemick and 
John Roth. ********** January 28, 1943 

FUNERAL SUNDAY FOR SONORA PIONEER 
Mrs. Mary Mitchell Died at Fairmount Today 
Mrs. Mary Mitchell, pioneer of Sonora, died at her home in Fairmount at 4:30 this morn- 
ing. Following the death of her husband several years ago, Mrs. Mitchell resided on her farm 
with her son, but a few years ago moved to Fairmount to make her home. 

Surviving are two sons, Roy at home and Ray, of Great Bend, and one daughter, Mrs. John 
Herding. Ihe funeral will be held Sunday at 2 o'clock at the Methodist Church at Fairmount, 
with the Rev. Kinxler officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Hankinson. 

********** February 11, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MANTADOR CHILD 
Reuben James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eckre, of near Mantador, passed away at his 
home Monday. The child was born December 30th, 1942. Funeral services were held at St. 
Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador, Thursday. 

********** February 18, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON Mrs. Mary Evaline Allison, 67, widow of Fred Allison, died at 1:45 PM. , 

Friday, Jan. 22nd, 1943, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Myrtle Howe in Latham, IL., following 
an illness of many months. She was 67 years and five months old. 

********** February 18, 1943 

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NEW EFFINGTON .... Henry Lewis, who lay in the snow for 12 hours in bitter sub-zero 
cold after he became lost in a storm while walking to his place of employment on a farm in 
the Sisseton hills, died at the local hospital from effects of his experience. 

********** February 18, 1943 

MERTON GOVEN DIED 
Merton A. Goven, of Turtle Lake, former resident of Lidgerwood, died at Bismarck Tues- 
day. He was a veteran of the World War. 

********** February 28, 1943 

MARLYS ROEDER CALLED IN DEATH 
Funeral Held in Hankinson March 19th 
Marlys Mathilda Agnes Roeder, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Roeder, passed 
away March 13th, at the Veblin Hospital where she had been receiving treatment for qiainsy 
and a throat ailment for about a week. 

Miss Roeder was bom Oct. 26th, 1925, and was 17 years and 5 months old at the time of 
her death. Funeral services were arranged for Tuesday, but could not be held until Friday, 
March 26th, because of the snow blocked roads. Rev. A. A. Graf conducted the services in the 
Evangelical Church and interment was made in the Evangelical Cemetery. 

The community extends their sincere condolences to the heartbroken parents in the loss 

of their only child, ***»***^^^ ,,„,«, 

■If ********** March 18, 1943 

MRS. WM. REED FUNERAL SUNDAY 

Mrs. Wm. Reed, wife of the late Rev. Reed, a former Salvation Army pastor, and substi- 
tute minister in various churches in this community, died at her home north of New Effington 
on Wednesday. 

Funeral services will be held in Brenvold Church, north of Victor, on Sunday. 

********** March 18, 1943 

GEORGE MATHER DIED SATURDAY 

George Mather, resident of Hankinson for many years, passed away Saturday afternoon, 
March 27th, at the age of 76 years. He was unmarried. He had been in failing health for 
some time , being recently confined to the Krimp Hospital . 

Funeral services were held Saturday from the Wipperman fimeral home, burial being made 
at Hillside Cemetery. 

George Mather was bom on August 4th, 1866, at Pillar Point, MY., emd at the age of 16 
years, accon5)anied his parents to Paynesville, MN., where he resided on a farm. Following 
the death of his parents he came to Hankinson, where he made his home with his sister, Mrs. 
Louis Lohr, who survives him. ********** ^pril 1, 1943 

HAMMER. .. .Mrs. Lester Lein received the sad news that her father, Joe Feiferlick, died 
last Wednesday at the home of a daughter in Walnut Grove, MN, Mrs. Lein, accompanied by Mrs. 
Verner Petterson, will leave for Watertown in a day or two, where on VJednesday, funeral serv- 
ices for the deceased will be held. 

********** April 1, 1943 

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HENRY BOLL DIED 

Relatives here received word from Fergus Falls, that Mr. Henry Boll passed away. The 

funeral was held Wednesday last at Fergus Falls. Because of the flood relatives from here 

were unable to attend. ^^^^^^^^ 

********** April 8, 1943 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Arnold and Jeein motored to Westbook, MN., Sunday to attend the fun- 
eral of Mrs. Arnold's mother, which was held Monday. 

********** April 15, 1943 

UNCLE PASSED AWAY 
John and Alfred Cast received word from Lake City, MN., Sunday morning telling of the 
death of their uncle, Carl Schmidt, who died Satiirday night. Funeral services were held Wed- 
nesday. ********** April 15, 1943 

MRS. GEIEE DIED 
Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. John Geier, in Minneapolis. The Geiers 
resided in Great Bend, for a time. Mr. Geier being the Northern Pacific agent. 

********** April 15, 1943 

Mr. and Mrs. Nick Georger and Mr. and Mrs. John Poster left Friday for Bauchman, MN., 
where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Georger' s brother-in-law. 

********** April 15, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MIKE KINN 
Heart Attack Proves Fatal Monday at 5:00 P. M. 
PIONEER LANDOWNER AND BUSINESSMAN SINCE 1905 

Mike Kinn, prominent landowner and businessman of Hankinson, died Monday afternoon about 
5 o'clock from a heart attack. Mr. Kinn had been supervising the spring work at his farm, and 
shortly after handling six spirited horses, approached the hoi:ise, in the farm yard of which 
he was suddenly stricken with a heart attack and passed away. 

Mr. Kinn suffered a severe illness in 1934, and in 1936 spent six months in a Minneapo- 
lis Hospital, where he later suffered an amputation of a leg. He returned home after conval- 
escing, and improved so markedly that he was able to supervise his large farming interests. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday at St. Philip's Church in this city, Fr. W. G. 
Bierens conducting the services. A host of grieving relatives and friends attended the ser- 
vices to pay their respect to the departed. 

Michael Kinn was bom in St. Paul, MN., March 14th, 1875 and in 1880 moved, with his 
parents, to a homestead southeast of Great Bend. 

He was married to Louise Boelke in Richland County, and the couple moved to a farm in 
Waldo Township, which he still owns and farmed with his sons. Eight children were bom to 
this union, seven of whom survive. 

In 1905 he and his brother, Paul, purchased the City Livery business in Hankinson, which 
they operated until 1913. In 1914, they purchased the Hankinson Auto Coii5)any, with which firm 
he was associated until his death. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are four daughters: Caroline, Mrs. John A. Hentz, Eleanor, 

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Mrs. Ed Hermes, Isabella, Georgianna; three sons: Leo, Edward and Robert; also two brothers 

Matt and Paul, and four sisters, Mrs. Mary Brackin, Mrs. Lizzie Leinen, Mrs. Frank LaQua and 

Mrs . Herman Bagus . ********^^ 

^ ■ ********** April 22, 1943 

Mrs. H. J. Stoltenow and Mrs. Schulz, of Hankinson, left Friday for Fairfax to attend 
the funeral of Ed Malke . ********** April 22, 1943 

MRS. SARAH ABRAHAM PASSED AWAY SUNDAY 
Funeral Held in Hauikinson at Ev. Lutheran CJiurch 

Funeral services were held in Hankinson Monday at the Ev. Lutheran Chtorch for Mrs. Sarah 
Abraham, who passed away Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy Umbriet, at 404 Shiomway 
Ave., Minneapolis. A service was held Sunday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Minn- 
eapolis. Rev. 0. Volz conducted the services. 

Mrs. Abraham, nee Bladow, was bom in 1870, at Mayville, WI . , and came to North Dakota 
with her parents when the state was still a territory. She was married to A. Abraham, who 
preceded her in death twenty three years ago. Surviving are five daughters: Mrs. Alma Koer- 
ber, of Rasbury, MD., Mrs. Emma Paskie of San Jose, CA. , Mrs. Olga Umbreit and Mrs. Elizabeth 
Sellner, Mrs. Doris Reynolds, of Faribault, MN., and one son, Walter, of Minneapolis. 

Pallbearers were Wm. Weiss, Robert Bladow, Edwin Gaedcke, Chas. Bladow, George Koppel- 
man and R. C. Bladow. 



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April 29, 1943 



FUNERAL HELD FOR NICHOLAS WAGNER 

Mr. Nick Wagner, residing north of Rosholt, suffered strokes last Simday and Monday, 
from the effects of which he passed away on Friday, last. Some years ago he suffered a light 
stroke which proved serious for a time, but eventually regained his health. 

Funeral services were held Monday at 10 AM from St. John's Church, Rev. Fr. Engelhardt 
officiating. Interment was made in the Catholic Cemetery near old Vernon. 

Nicholas Wagner, a pioneer resident of Victor Township, was bom in Luxemburg, Oct. 12t: 
1877. In 1882, he immigrated to this coutry with his parents, settling in Hastings, MN. When 
the reservation was opened he came to Roberts County, where he made his home until death. 

On October 22nd, 1901, he was united in marriage to Mary Herding, of Hankinson. Surv- 
iving are his wife and seven sons and two daughters. Math, of Victor, Nick, of Hankinson, Her- 
bert, of White Rock, Anton, of White Rock, Joseph, of Seattle, WA., Lawrence, at home, Leo, 
of McGekee, AR. , Regina, Mrs. Gilbert Nelson, of New Effington, and Marion at home. One sis- 
ter, Mrs. Katie Breyer of Aitkin, MN. 

********** April 29, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON .... Mrs . Karen Hanson passed away Simday April 18th, at the age of 88 years 
at New Effington. She was bom in Norway in 1854. 

Fimeral services were conducted on Wednesday, April 21st, at 2 PM., at Rondhjem Church, 
Rev. Olson of New Effington officiating. 

********** April 29, 1943 



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HAMMER Mrs. Kans Twite of Claire City, SD., passed away at the Veblen Community 

Hospital Sunday evening, April 18th. Anna Lein was bom on Sept. 18, 1886, in Goodhue Cou- 
nty, MN. Her parents were Gunder and Anna Lein. 

********** April 29, 1943 

MANTADOR. .. .Funeral services were conducted from St. John's Church in Mantador, on Sat- 
lorday morning, April 17th, by Rev. F. A. Meyer for Mrs. Nicholas Thiel, former Mantador resi- 
dent who passed away at St. Francis Hospital. She has recently resided in Wahpeton. 

********** April 29, 1943 

(The May 13th issue of the Hankinson News is missing) 

********** 

PIONEER WOMAN DIED WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. JiiLius Brummond, pioneer resident of Hankinson, are to be 
held on Saturday afternoon at 2 PM. , in Immanuel Lutheran Church here in Hankinson. Sermons 
in German and English are to be preached by the Rev. G. C. Michael and the Rev. W. H. Cordts . 
Interment is to be in the Lutheran Cemetery at Great Bend. 

Mrs . Brummond had attained the age of 84 years , 10 months and 9 days . She had been in 
failing health for some time and her passing on Wednesday was not entirely unexpected. 

Mrs. Brummond was bom June 27th, 1858, in Pommerania, Germany, the daughter of Fxied- 
rich and Friederika Doese. At her baptism she was given the name Emelie. At the age of nine 
she came to this country and settled with her parents at Fon du Lac, WI., where her sister, 
Anna Culy and her brother, Frank Doese are still living. 

Mrs. Brummond was originally married to Carl Griepentrog, who preceded her in death in 
the year 1906 . This union was blessed with thirteen children , five boys and eight girls . 
Of the girls four are left to mourn the passing of their mother, Mrs. Wm. Gollnick, of Tyler, 
Mrs. Robert Tiegs, Mrs. Herman Prochnow and Mrs. Herman Brvmmond, all of Hankinson. 

On Oct. 1, 1907 she was married to Julius Brummond, who is left to mourn her passing 
after having lived in marriage with her for over 35 years. Besides the husband there are six 
stepchildren, three boys and three girls, 35 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren to mour: 
the passing of Mrs. Brummond. ********** May 20, 1943 

FATHER WILKES, FORMER MANTADOR PRIEST DIED 
Funeral Will Be Held at Drake - Burial at Mantador Saturday 

Rev. Herman Wilkes, 51, former pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Mantador, and 
pastor of St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church at Drake since August of 1941, died from a heart 
ailment Tuesday night at his home in Drake. 

Father Wilkes was bom at Beimey, ND., on March 29, 1882, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry 
Wilkes. He studied classics at St. John's University, Collegeville , MN. , from 1900 to 1903 
and philosophy and theology at Assun5)tion Abbey, Richeirdton, ND., from 1903 to 1910. 

On jTjne 18, 1910 he was ordained by the late Most Rev. James O'Reilly, Bishop of the 
Fargo Diocese. After a pastorate at Fingal, he came to Mantador where he served as pastor of 
Sts. Peter and Paul Church from August 1915 to January, 1931, cind of St. Francis Xavier's 
Church at Ananoose from January, 1931, to Agust 1941, when he went to Drake. 

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Most Rev. Aloisius J. Muench, Bishop of the Fargo Diocese, will celebrate a pontifical 
requiem mass at Drake at 10 AM., Friday. 

Burial will be from Sts. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador Saturday at 10 AM. 

********** May 20, 1943 

STILES. .. .RETURNS HOME .... Frank W. Rose returned home on Thursday morning from St. Paul 
where he attended the funeral of a grandson. 

********** May 20, 1943 

Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Pietz and Mr. and Mrs. John Pietz went to Havana today to attend 
the funeral of a relative. ********** jj^^ 20, 1943 

MRS. GILLESPIE PASSED AWAY AT FARGO SUNDAY 
Mrs. Theresa Gillispie, 60, of Rosholt, died in a Fargo Hospital Sunday after an ill- 
ness of eight weeks. Mrs. Gillespie was a sister of Miss Mary Schiltz of Hankinson. She 
was bom in Minneapolis on Dec. 15th, 1882. Services will be held at Rosholt on Thursday. 

********** j^3y 27, 1943 

FATHER OF MRS. L. K. VI CK DIED AT GRACE CITY 
Mrs. L. K. Vick received news on Friday night stating that her father, Mr. S. A. Rood 
had passed away in that city. He had been in failing health for several months. 

********** June 3, 1943 

MARTIN ANDERSON, FORMER RESIDENT, DIED AT ROSHOLT 
Martin Anderson, died Saturday at his home in Rosholt. He was bom in Oslo, Norway, in 
1865. When a lad of 17 years he came to America, and took employment in the North Woods in 
Michigan. Later he moved to Minnesota, settling at Elbow Lake. In the spring of 1890, he 
moved to Richland County, and resided in the vicinity of Hankinson. In 1892, when the Ind- 
ian Reservation was opened for settlement, he moved there, and still later retired in Rosholt. 

********** June 3, 1943 

AUSTIN K. THOMPSON DIED SATURDAY 
Funeral Held Tuesday at Congregational Church 

Austin K. Thompson, resident of Hankinson since 1909, passed away at the Providence 
Hospital Saturday, death following a two weeks' illness. 

Fimeral services were held at the Congregational Church, with Rev. Jas . Davidson con- 
ducting the services. 

Austin K. Thon^json was bom in Norway, Feb. 22nd, 1874. At the age of eight he came 
with his mother, sister and brothers to the United States, making his home near Elbow Lake, 
MN. He received his education in the public school and attended the A. C. of St. Paul later. 
In the year 1900 he was united in marriage to Minnie Gilbertson, of Erdahl, MN. To this union 
were bom five children. 

Mr. Thompson settled on a farm adjoining his father's, where he farmed for two years. 
Later he entered the employ of the Great Northern Railway. In 1909 he moved to Hankinson 
where he served as foreman for 30 years . Because of ill health he retired from the railroad 
in 1938. The year 1935-1936 were spent in San Ortinio, TX., together with his wife and dau- 
ghter, E^/'elyn. 

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Mr. Thompson was a much respected member of the Congregational Church and by the peo- 
ple of the entire community. The last years of his life were spent at his home, always act- 
ive about the garden and yard. 

He leaves to mourn his departure; his loving wife, four daughters. Myrtle and Evelyn, 

now of Pelican Rapids, MN., Corrine Stack, of Hankinson, Amey (Mrs. Edward Bohn) , of Portland, 

OR., and one son, Ernest, of Cedar Rapids, lA. , and three sisters, Mrs. Thorstad, Mrs. 0. N. 

Lee, of Elbow Lake, MN., Mrs. Redlock, of Saltcoat, Sask, Canada; one brother, Ole, of Erdahl, 

MN.; five grandchildren. *****^^^^^ 

********** June 3, 1943 

MRS. TONY GILLISPIE OBITUARY 
Mary Thresia Schiltz, second youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Schiltz, 
passed away at Fargo on May 23rd. The funeral was held last Thursday from St. Nicholas Cath- 
olic Church, Rosholt, of which she was a devoted member. All of her children, except Mrs. J. 
A. Marchel, of Michigan, were present. 

Mrs. Gillispie was born in Minneapolis in 1882. She was united in marriage to Nick 
Sand, July 10th, 1901, at Wahpeton. To this union seven children were born; Bernard, of Minn- 
eapolis; George, Edward and Lawrence, of Rosholt; Mrs. Frances Gillispie, Mrs. Agnes Lee, of 
Minneapolis and Mrs. Anna Marchel, of Flint, MI. In 1924 they celebrated their silver wedding 
anniversary. Mr. Sand preceded her in death in Jcinuary of 1935. 

In May of 1940, Mrs. Sand was married to Tony Gillispie at Rosholt, SD., where they made 
their home, until about a month ago when she was removed to St. Luke's Hospital in Fargo, and 
where she passed away. 

She is survived by her husband, seven children, thirteen grandchildren and one sister, 
Mary Schiltz; one brother, John Schiltz, of Hankinson. 

********** June 3, 1943 

MRS. MARY SCHUETT PASSED AWAY TODAY 
Funeral Services Will be Held Sunday Afternoon 
Hankinson saw the passing of one of its respected pioneer mothers at 1:30 today, June 
10th, when death came to end the long and useful life of Mrs. Mary Schuett. She passed away 
after three weeks' illness at the age of 77 years. 

Mrs. Schuett was bom in Germany, later immigrating to Wisconsin and then to Richland 
County, where she homesteaded in Moran Township. Thirty eight years ago she, with her husband, 
who preceded her in death, moved to Hankinson where she has since made her home. 

Funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon at the Congregational Church at 2 o' 
clock. Rev. Jas. Davidson will conduct the services. 

A complete obituary will be published in next week's NEWS. 

********** June 10, 1943 

FORMER TYSON PASTOR BURIED 
Left Hankinson About Fifteen Years Ago - Funeral at LaMoure 
Rev. A. Chappell, former pastor of the Tyson Church, south of this city, passed away at 
his home in Velva, ND., Monday. Rev. Chappell left Hankinson fifteen years ago. Funeral 
services were held at LaMoure Thursday. Four children survive. Earl, of LaMoure; Floyd and 

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Cecil, of Wilmar, and Mrs. E. A. Vennerstrom of this city. 

Mrs. E. A. Vennerstrom left last week end for a visit with her parents, but her father 
had passed away before she arrived. Mr. Vennerstrom and son, William, left Tuesday to attend 
the funeral. ********** j^^ 10, 1943 

L. A. EKSTROM DEAD 
The community was shocked and grieved to learn of the sudden death of the eldest son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Ekstrom, Lt. Ekstrom, while on a flight as a ferry command pilot. 

The accident occurred at Amarilla, TX,, and two others in the plane were also killed. 
Alvin attended high school in New Effington and Rosholt. 

********** June 10, 1943 

SECOND SCIENCE FLIER KILLED IN ACTION 
A second Science School flyer has been killed in a crash landing in the Aleutian war 
theater. Lieut. Francis Register, 25, of Bismarck, who was killed when his plane crashed. 
Previously Kenneth Saxhaug, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Saxhaug, had been killed when 
his plane crashed on Amchitkai. 

********** June 10, 1943 

GREAT BEND. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Thiele, accompanied by Walter Thiele, motored to 

Milbank, SD., Friday to attend the funeral of their uncle, William Thiele. 

********** June 17, 1943 

MRS. MARY SCHDETT 

Mrs. Mary Schuett, Richland County pioneer and prominent in church, social and frater- 
nal activities in the city of Hankinson, passed away on June 10, 1943. 

Mrs. Mary Schuett, nee Briske, was bom in Zeden a o, Germany, but came to the U. S. A., 
with her parents when still a child. The early part of her life was spent in Wisconsin. 
There she married Wm. Schuett, and shortly thereafter they moved to Richland County, ND., in 
1886, settling on a homestead west of Hankinson. In 1904, the Schuett family moved to Hank- 
inson where Mr. Schuett entered in business and later became prominent in local and state 
political affairs. Mr. Wm. Schuett passed away in 1933. 

Mrs. Mary Schuett was known and beloved by the entire community. She was a member of 
the Congregational Church, and took a prominent and helpful part in the activities of her 
church. She was also prominent in fraternal activities, especially in the O. E. S. of which 
she was a Past Matron. 

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 13th, 1943, at the Congregational Church under 
the auspices of the 0. E. S. The large attendance at this service was abundant evidence of 
the love and esteem everyone had for "Mary" Schuett. 

Mrs. Schuett' s children, W. O. Schuett, of Wibavix, MT., Mrs. J. E. Ostline, of Chicago, 
and Geo. Schuett, of this city, were all present. One of her grandchildren, Stanley Schuett, 
was also present. Her only granddaughter, Grace, (Mrs. W. F. Luke), and great-granddaughter, 
Audrey Jane, were unable to attend on accoxmt of Major LiJce's Army activities. 

The many kind words, helpful assistance and loving sympathy given to "Mairy" Schuett in 
her association with her friends and neighbors will long be remembered. 

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Mrs . Schuett became something of a world traveler in her later years . Her many travels 
took her to Germany, where she was able to visit her parents old home. She also visited in 
Liverpool, London, Paris and several places in Wales. She also took an extended trip through 
Canada in 1936. In this country she visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Spokane, Miami, 
and Washington, DC. For many years it was also her custom to spend some of her time with 
her son, W. 0. Schuett, in Wibaux, MT., her daughter, Mrs. J. E. Ostline in Chicago. During 
these visits much of her time was spent in visiting new places of interest. 

********** June 17, 1943 

Mrs. C. M. Puetz, Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Goerger, Herb Goerger went to Paynesville, MN., 
where they attended the fiineral of Mr. Goerger 's sister, Mrs. Teison on Friday. 

********** June 17, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mrs. Fred Losinger and son, Verland, together with relatives from 
Rosholt, attended the funeral of her uncle in Britton on Monday. 

********** June 17, 1943 

Mr. eind Mrs. Peter Hetland and Peter Aadland are here visiting old neighbors and friends. 
About 13 years ago they moved to Saskatchewan, Ccinada. Mr. Aadland resides with his daughter 
in Welton, since the death of Mrs. Aadland three weeks ago. The Hetlands, besides the large 
number of friends living here , have two daughters , Mrs . Fischer of Sisseton and Mrs . Bohn on 
the State Line. *NEW EFFINGTON* ********** june 17, 1943 

WHITE ROCK.... Mrs. Louis Eckberg, a long time resident of White Rock, died Tuesday night. 
She was 81 years old and was found dead in bed. Funeral services were held Friday. 

********** June 17, 1943 

GORDON KACKMAN KILLED IN AUTO CRASH IN CITY 
Three Others in Car Unhurt - Funeral Services Not Annovinced 
CORONER'S JURY VERDICT IS ACCIDENTAL DEATH 
COUSIN of DECEASED WAS DRIVER - LIGHTS of CAR INTERFERED 
Coroner Lester convened a jury at 1 o'clock, who, after hearing the testimony of variou; 
witnesses rendered a verdict that the yoimg man met death accidentally, and not feloniously. 

Gordon Kackman, 19, died this morning at 8 o'clock in the Krump Hospital from shock 
after sustaining severe injuries in an auto accident which occurred on the main street in 
front of the Krump Hospital just after 2 o'clock. 

Gordon and a friend, Stanley Ulland, were riding the fenders of a Ford car driven by 
his cousin, Floyd, and accompamied by David Dunn, when it crashed into the Standard truck 
parked in front of the hospital. The lad was caught between the hood of the car and the truck 
and was badly crushed. Two legs were broken and he was otherwise bruised. He was taken into 
the hospital and Dr. Beithon was called and a vain attempt was made to save the injured man's 
life. None of the other occupants of the car were hurt. 

The young people had come from their home near' Lidgerwood, and had taken a lady home 
from the dance and were returning, driving north on the main street when lights of an approach- 
ing car and the two men on the front of the car, interferred with the driver's vision and 

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caused him to swerve the car across the street into the truck. 

Members of the Lester's jury were W. G. Merrifield, H. M. Jones and Chas . Weston. 
Gordon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kackman, residing south of Lidgerwood, and the driver, 
Floyd, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kackman, also of south of Lidgerwood. 

Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kackman and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kackman arrived soon after the crash 
and were at the bedside of the man, who had regained consciousness. 

Funeral services have not yet been completed. Deceased is survived by his parents, 
one brother and two sisters. The accident is the first one to cause death in Hankinson in a 
great many years. The car was badly damaged in the front part, the truck had bimper and tire 
damage. ********** j^ne 24, 1943 

VETERAN of WORLD WAR II FUNERAL HERE FRIDAY 
Gordon Scheller Died in Fall at Wishek 
FUNERAL AT ACADEMY FRIDAY - LEGION TO CONDUCT MILITARY HONORS 

The body of Gordon Scheller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Scheller, all former Hankinson resi- 
dents, will arrive on the Soo train from Wishek, in which city he was killed in an accident 
Wednesday. Gordon, who is a Veteran of the 2nd World War in which he served nine months, 
suffered from a spell and fell into a plate glass window. A jagged point of the glass punc- 
tured his heart, death being instantaneous. 

The man had been ill and was to enter the Veteran's Hospital at Fargo for treatment this 
week. Deceased is a nephew of Bosco Scheller, of Hankinson. His father passed away last Dec- 
ember, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. 

The funeral will be held in the St. Francis Academy Chapel, Friday, at 10 o'clock. Rev. 
Bierens -will conduct the services . The American Legion will conduct the military rites for 
the deceased veteram. ********** June 24, 1943 

BARNEY MAN IS KILLED BY BULL 
Frank Dunbar Caught By Animal Vfliile Milking 

PresTjmably gored by a bull, Frank C. Dunbar, 58, farmer near Barney, was fatally injure 
Sunday night. His body was found in the yard where he had been milking cows where the bull 
was loose . 

Mr. Dunbar was born Aug. 28th, 1884, at Monmouth, IL., and had lived in this vicinity 
most of his life. He had been a member of the Lidgerwood Masonic Lodge, and was chairman of 
the Danton Township School Board for many years . 

Surviving are his wife, mother, two sons, Ralph Dunbar, of Barney, and John Dunbar in 
the U. S. Navy, and a daughter, Elaine Dunbar at Fergus Falls. 

********** July 1, 1943 

OLDEST SETTLER LAID TO REST 
ROSHOLT REVIEW .... Math Brandenburger, Sr., who has been cared for at the Math Branden- 
burger home, passed away June 17th, at the age of 83 years. By thrift and good management, 
Mr. Brandenbruger had earned a liberal share of this world's goods, having started farming 
north of here at an early date. 

The funeral was held at St. John's Catholic Church in Rosholt Saturday, Rev. Fr. Engle- 
hardt officiating. ********** july i, 1943 

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LEO BAUMANN FUNERAL HELD 
Leo W. Baumann, 51, of Lidgerwood died of heart failiire Tuesday, funeral services 
being held Friday. Deceased was bom January 19th, 1892, at Stiles, and seven years later 
moved to Lidgerwood. He was married in 1912 and for a nvmiber of years was manager of the 
Cargill Elevator, and more recently engaged in the dairy business. A son and adopted daug- 
hter siirvive. + + + + + + + + + + 

Funeral services were held at Lidgerwood Tuesday for Frank Hobza, who passed away at 
the Ashbury Hospital in Minneapolis . 

+ + + + + + + + + + 

Funeral services were held June 22nd for Anton Prchal, who died Saturday in a Hankin- 
son hospital after several yecirs of failing health. He was married to Mary Phillips in 1913 
and following their marriage they moved to a farm near Stiles where they have since resided. 
His wife and two sons survive. 

********** July 1, 1943 

MHS. EZRA PRALL, OF LAMARS, DIED 

Mrs. Ezra Prall, 83, passed away Sunday at her home in LaMars Township. Funeral ser- 
vices were held at Fairmoiint Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knudsen, of this city, 
attended the services. ********** Jiily 8, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR FOUR PEOPLE WHO DROWNED 
Four of Seven in Rocked Boat Drown at Lake Tewaukon 

Four persons were drowned and three others escaped a watery death Sunday, July 4th, 
in an unnecessary boating mishap at Lake Tewaukon. 

Drowned were Mrs. Mary Warzeka, at Cayuga; Mr. and Mrs. John Waclaw, of Chicago, for- 
merly of Cayuga, the latter a daughter of Mrs. Warzeka, and Ray Lueck, Standard Oil Company 
filling station operator at Lidgerwood. 

Saved were Frank Podliska, of Lidgerwood, who swam to shore with six year old Robert 
Waclaw, and Delores Warzeka, 18, daughter of Mrs. Warzeka. 

Information brough here by responsible parties reports that Ray, using Lew Brenna's 
motor boat, was persuaded to take the six for a lake ride. John Waclaw, was alleged to 
have "rocked the boat" and fell out. The boat tipped in the melee, throwing the occupants 
into the water. One of the ladies, attempting to get in the boat, rendered it useless when 
it took water. Podliska took the boy, who had been held up by Art, on his back, and swam 
to shore as Raymond attempted to rescue others in the water. When Podliska reached shore and 
and turned around Raymond had disappeared. Miss Warzeka was knocked out when hit by the 
boat but was saved. 

A crowd of fourth celebrators saw the accident and struggle, two men named Skroch and 
Slaby couragesouly going out, and then diving until exhausted in a vain effort to find the 
bodies in order that the resuscitator enroute from Fargo could be used to rekindle the spark 
of life. 

There have been many unfortunate happenings in the family of Mrs. Warzeka (nee Nogo- 
wski) , Vince suffered a row of machine gun bullets in the World War from his eye down to 
his neck and has been incapacitated; Joe was knocked from a windmill cmd died and her sis- 

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ter, Agnes, surfered an attack of blindness, and now a drowning, and all fine people. 
Waclaw comes from another family. 

The entire community is grief stricken over the untimely demise of Raymond Lueck, 
whose funeral was held at Lidgerwood Wednesday from St. John's Evangelical Church, Rev. A. 
A. Graf, of Hankinson, conducting the services, before a multitude of mourners. His wife 
and two sons, William and Dennis, survive, and also his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lueck, 
nine brothers and sisters: Arthur, Elsie, Elma, Verla, Mrs. Laurence Slaby and Mrs. Gladys 
Slaby, of Lidgerwood, Earl, of Doran, Mrs. Edna Jarski, of Hankinson and James of Worthington. 

The sacrifice made by Ray in atten^jting to save the others, has been preceded by two 
other serious accidents in the family, Mrs. John Lueck lost a limb in a separator accident 
last fall, and Art, suffered the loss of a hcind in a farm accident several years ago. 

********** Jxily 8, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON SOLDIER KILLED 
Sisseton Sailor Veteran Drowned in Traverse 
Word has been received by Mr. Frank Butenhoff, of near New Effington, that his son, 
Pvt. 1st Class Emile Butenhoff, was killed in an auto accident Saturday night between Ren- 
ville and Danube, MN. 

RFC. Butenhoff had been spending a furlough with his parents in New Effington the past 
ten days and was returning to camp when hit by an auto and killed. While on furlough he was 
the guest of honor at several gatherings on the State Line south of Hankinson. Fvmeral arr- 
angements have not been made . 

+ + + + + + + + + + 
Edward L. Nigg, of Sisseton, a sailor who survived two torpedoings in the Pacific, 
drowned in Lake Traverse over the week end. He was at home on a furlough. Following one of 
the torpedoings he swam several miles before being rescued. 

********** July 8, 1943 

MORRIS LUECK KILLED IN ACCIDENT 
Was Hitch-hiking Ride From Calif. When Truck Was Wrecked 
FUNERAL WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AT LIDGERWOOD 
Morris Lueck, 19, was killed Tuesday, when the oil truck on which he was hitch-hiking 
was wrecked near Pierre, SD. 

Morris, who had been working the past six months in a defense industry in California, 
was enroute to the home of his parents, Mr. aid Mrs. Christ Lueck, formerly of Lidgerwood, but 
now of near Sisseton, to help with the harvest when the accident happened. The driver of the 
truck was also killed. 

Morris was a cousin of Ray Lueck who was drowned at Lake Tewaukon July 4th . Funeral 
services will be held at the Lutheran Church south of Lidgerwood Saturday afternoon. 

********** July 15, 1943 

MRS. DORIS BENSON DIED 
ROSHOLT After a lingering illness, Mrs. Doris Benson, wife of the Rev. John S. Ben- 
son, passed away at her home here. She had arrived from Rochester, where she had been rec- 
eiving treatment. ********** July 15, 1943 

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FUNERAL FOR SOLDIER 

Funeral services were held Thursday at Renville, MN . , for PFC. Emile Butenhoff, who 
was killed on July 4th, while walking out of Renville on a foggy night. A car coming from 
the rear hit and killed him instantly. Emile was bom April 21, 1913 in Renville County. 
His father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buttenhoff and seven sisters and five brothers 
survive . 

Sgt Arnold Butenhoff of an Army Camp in Louisiana arrived home on Thursday to attend 
the funeral of his brother, PFC. Emile Butenhoff, and spend a ten day furlough. 

********** July 15, 1943 

JUDGE BABCOCK DIED 

SISSETON .... Judge Howard C. Babcock, before whose bench many a prisoner, some with 
bootleg records, had received a lecture he would long remember, is dead. 

Funeral services were held Monday at Sisseton in the Presbyterian Church. The veteran 
Judge of the Fifth Circuit, known through the country as a stern disciplinarian who meted out 
justice, sometimes not tendered with mercy, died at a Webster Hospital Friday following a 
operation for hernia. ********** july 22, 1943 

BROTHER DIED 
A brother of Miss Alma Wagstrom passed away at the Otter Tail Sanitarium last Thursday. 
Funeral services were held Tuesday, being attended by Miss Wagstrom. 

********** July 22, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mrs. Eugene Iverson returned Sunday from a few weeks' visit at Ortley, 
SD., where she attended the funeral of a relative. 

********** July 22, 1943 

GEO. CLOTHER DIED 
Funeral services for Geo. W. Clother were held at Enderlin Wednesday. Mr. Clother 
was a Soo Line conductor, and died of a heart attack at Kenmare. Dale Welch of Hankinson 
attended the funeral rites. ********** july 29, 1943 

FUNERAL FOR MRS. A. BIGGS SUNDAY 
Resident of Richland County Since 1903 Died on Wednesday 
Mrs. Alfred E. Biggs passed away at her home in this city early Wednesday morning, 
July 28th, following a hecirt attack. Although in poor health for the past ten years, death 
came as a shock to her family and friends. 

Mrs. Biggs has been a member of this community for the past forty years. Mr. Biggs 
purchased land south of Hankinson and moved his family to their farm home from Sheldon, lA., 
in 1903. The family became residents of Hankinson in 1907. Except the period from 1926 to 
1935, spent in the country, Mrs. Biggs has continued to reside here. 

Lillie Emily, daughter of Charles and Grace Dodge- Jones, was bom near Neath, PA., on 
March 25th 1879. She was living in Sheldon, lA. , at the time of her marriage to Alfred E. 
Biggs. Her husband preceded her in death on November 15th, 1919. She is survived by her 
daughter, Janet, four sons: Alfred, George. Charles, and Robert, four grandchildren, four 
sisters and a brother. 

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Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:15 at the home and at 2:30 at the 
Congregational Church. Interment will be made in Hillside Cemetery. 

********** July 29, 1943 

NIECE DROWNED 
Mrs. Anna Williams received word from her brother-in-law, Charles Stevens, Deloraine, 
Manitoba, Canada, of the accidental drowning of her niece in a quarry near Winnipeg. 

********** July 29, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON PIONEER DIED 
NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services were held Thursday for Jens C. Frandsen at the Miss- 
ionary Alliance Church. Mr. Frandsen passed away at the Sisseton Hospital July 10th. In 
1892 he filed on a homestead five miles south of New Effington and made his home there until 

death. He was bom in Denmark. 

********** July 29, 1943 

MRS. CARL DEILKE DIED IN FARGO HOSPITAL 
Mrs. Carl Deilke, died Thursday morning in a Fargo Hospital, from complications follow- 
ing an operation two weeks ago. Mrs. Deilke was bom in Sask, Canada, and moved with her 
parents to Fargo when a child, and after graduating from MSTC taught school in Richland Cou- 
nty for five years. She was married to Carl Dielke, son of Mrs. Carl Pasbrig, of Great Bend, 
in 1937, and since had resided in Fargo. Her husband and two young sons survive. 

Fimeral services were held Svmday at the First Lutheran Church. Rev. S. A. Berg, con- 
ducted the rites. Burial was in the Salem Church Cemetery, south of Fargo. 

********** July 29, 1943 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Severt Larsen and son, Sam, of Hinckley, MN., arrived 

here on Friday morning to attend the funeral of the former's brother. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Lawrence Bremseth received word Friday of the death of his brother, 

Richard, of Red Wing, MN. ********** ,^„ ,„,, 

^ July 29, 1943 

LAWRENCE DOYLE DIED AT MINOT 

Resided in Hankinson Before Going to Minot 

Fimeral services were held at Minot Monday at St. Leos Church for Lawrence Doyle, Sr., 
who died on July 30th, after a long illness, the last three weeks of which he spent in a 
Minot hospital. 

Mr. Doyle was a retired Soo Line employee, and resided in Hankinson for a couple of 
years, leaving here in 1936. 

Surviving are his wife, and four daughters and five sons, three of whom are in the 
Armed Forces. Mrs. Adolph Erb of this city, is a daughter but was unable to attend the 
services. ********** August 5, 1943 

SONORA . . . . Mr . and Mrs. E. J. Rehm attended the funeral of a sister of Mr. Rehms 
which was held at Breckenridge on Saturday morning. 

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Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mullenbach returned from Minot Tuesday evening and visited over- 
night at the Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Erb home, returning to Wheaton Wednesday. They had attended 
the funeral of Mrs. Mullenbach ' s father. 

********** August 5, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR OTTO HOHENSTERN 

Funeral services were held at the Belford Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon for Otto 
F. Hohenstem, who died at the Breckenrdige Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Cordts 
conducted the services . 

Mr. Hohenstem was bom in Wisconsin in 1874. Siirviving are five sisters: Mrs. Ernest 
Steinwehr, of Hankinson; Mrs. Frank Schroeder, of St. Paul; Mrs. Ferd Becker, in California 
Mrs. Art Brosowske, of Barney and Mrs. William Witt, of Wahpeton, and a cousin, Herman Web- 
er, of Barney, with whom he made his home. 

********** August 12, 1943 

SAILOR KILUED ON RETURN TO CAMP 

LIDGERWOOD Ernest Weiber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weiber of Lidgerwood, was 

killed in a train accident at Warden, WA. , on Wednesday afternoon. Ernest enlisted in the 
Navy on May 19th, and was sent to Farragut, ID., and after eleven weeks' training was grant- 
ed a leave to come home for fifteen days. He was returning to his camp when the accident, 
which killed eight others, occurred. 

********** August 12, 1943 

THOS. HARRINGTON DIED AUGUST 4 
Thomas W. Harrington, father of Mrs. Matt Elsen, of this commxmity, a resident of Hank- 
inson until 1911, passed away quietly at his home near Sisseton on Wednesday, August 4th at 
noon. He had walked downtown and got the morning mail, and when he sat down to read, passed 
away. 

Deceased was bom in New Richmond, WI., and was 73 years old. He came to Roberts Coun- 
ty forty nine years ago. Surviving are his wife and six grown children: Josephine Mc Gannon, 
of Sisseton; Florence Pieehowski, of Browns Valley; Catherine Elsen, of Hankinson, James 
Harrington, at home, Eleanor Birchen, of Hankinson and La\ira Birchem, of White Rock; also 
a brother, Walter, of Fargo. 

Funeral services were held at Sisseton on Saturday. 

********** August 12, 1943 

PIONEER DIED 
GREAT BEND. .. .Herman Helwege, pioneer of Summit Township, died Thursday at Wahpeton. 
Bom in Germany, he came to America and in 1889 moved to a farm in Summit Township, where 
they lived until nine years ago when they moved to Wahpeton. His wife eind three sons survive. 

********** August 12, 1943 

HAMMER Olaf Gravdahl attended the fimeral services of his brother, John, at Sisse- 
ton on Saturday. ********** August 12, 1943 

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ATTENDS FUNERAL OF WISCONSIN RELATIVE 

Mrs. Fred Bladow and daughter, Marian left Satxirday for Elroy, WI . , to attend the 

funeral of Mrs. Bladow's brother-in-law, Andrew Beirmier. Mrs. Bladow will remain there 

for a week's visit. 

********** August 19, 1943 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. McGRAY 
Funeral services for Mrs. Wm. Mc Gray were held at the Congregational Church in Hank- 
inson today (Thursday), with Rev. Jas. Davidson conducting the services. 

Mrs. Mc Gray, a resident of the Hankinson community since 1910, was taken ill suddenly 
on Friday and was removed to the Providence Hospital for treatment, where she passed away 
Monday morning at about 10 o'clock. 

Lulu Inez Elizabeth Irons was bom in 1884, at Green Bay, MI., and moved, with her 
parents to Deadwood, SD., when still a child. Later the Mc Gray family moved to Bowman 
County, ND., and in 1907, she was united in marriage to Wm. H. Mc Gray. The couple came 
to Hankinson in 1910, and purchased a farm two miles east of Hankinson, which they occupied 
vmtil 1940 when they moved to Hankinson to make their home. 

One son and two daughters survive to mourn their loss: Harold, at the home place; Mrs. 
Inez Sha, of Tacoma, WA., and Mrs. Helen Whipple at home here. 

********** August 26, 1943 

MRS. HANNAH PEARSON DIED SUDDENLY 
The New Ef f ington community was grievously shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mrs . 
Hannah Pearson Sunday. Mrs. Pearson had attended the Walla Lutheran Church and seemed to 
be feeling well and had looked after her city property after the meeting. That afternoon 
she was taken suddenly ill and 'passed away. Funeral services were held Thursday at the 
Walla Lutheran Church. 

********** August 26, 1943 

MOTHER OF MES. KERSTEN PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY 
Mrs. Emma Christianson , of Minneapolis, mother of Mrs. Henry Kersten, of this city, 
died Saturday at her home there. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. 

Kersten attending. 

********** August 26, 1943 

SARGENT COUNTY PIONEER PASSED AWAY AT VEBLEN 

LIDGERWOOD. .. .Phillip Freeman, pioneer Sargent County citizen, passed away at his 

home in Veblen Friday week, from a heart attack. Mr. Freeman had made his home in Veblen 

for the past 25 years. He was 81. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church 

in Veblen. His wife and five grown children survive. 

********** September 2, 1943 



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INDEX 

Aadland 79,84,85 

144,150,165 

Abbott 114 

Abnet 112 

Abraham 1 60 

Adamson 1 ,98,133 

Adari 143 

Ahrens 76 

Albers 37 

Albrecht 92 

Aldrich 60 

Allen 42,103 

Allison 157 

Althoff 134 

Ambach 98,108,133 

Ames 43 

Anderson 11,67,135 

And rews . . . ; 114 

Arendall 32 

Arndt 62 

Arneson 20,126 

Arnold 30,31,159 

Artman 134 

Astrup 84,139 

Augen Ill 

Austin 137 

Auty 88 

Babcock 169 

Bach 11 

Backer 102 

Bagus 82,l60 

Baisley 87,88 

Baker 40,66 

Baldner 31 

Ballengrud 28 

Band imere 119 

Barfknecht 58 

Bar i beau 154 



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Barnes 61 ,145 

Barry 21,23 

Bartz 104 

Bass 141 

Bauer 35,126 

Baumann 38 , 1 67 

Bayler 38 

Bechel 98 

Beck 90 

Becker 90,122,171 

Beffort 10 

Behle 21 

Bei rmier 172 

Beithon 66 

Beling 8,128,133,136 

Bellin 34 ,47,z,9,9i, 

115,118 

Benroth 54,60,132 

Benson I68 

Berg 20,88 

Bergman 49 

Bernard 30,31,54,56 

65.82 

Berndt 7,10,20,22 

47,112,114 

Bertleson 24 

Bickerton 72, 8I ,102 

Biewer 29 

Biggs 65,169 

Bigley 5 

Birchem 122,171 

Birdsell I36 

Birnbaum 121 

^ Bisek ..9,37,49.51,69,113 
Bladow ...1,3,15,30,31.33 
49,72,119,125,140,143, 

160,172 

Blanchas 65 

Blonigen 124 



Boelke 86,123,147,159 

Boesen 120 

Bohn ....8,41,59.64,72,84 
105,131,132,136,163,165.. 

Boi sen 60 

Boldt 107,143 

Boll 19.37,39,80,159 

Bol Iwerk 36 

Bolt 6,62 

Bomersein 62 

Bommersbach 25,57,63 

Bonzer 132 

Born 24,37.39 

Bostrom 57 

Bos trow 34 

Boucher 157 

Brackin 82,l60 

Brady 157 

Brand 16 

Brandenburger 74,166 

Brandt l4l 

Brassf ield 37 

Bratten 76 

Bredvik 12 

Brekken 24 

Bremseth 170 

Brendahl 126 

Brendle 97,98,132 

Bresnahan 27,61,62 

Breuer 148 

Breyer I60 

Brinkman ,, 55 

Briske 164 

Bronkhorst .. .10,11 ,54,92 

Brookhaus 153 

Brosowske 171 

Brown 96,146 

Bruchmann 98 

Brummond 52,154,161 



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Buchhol tz 98 

Buck 1,117 

Buckhouse 7^ 

Budack 71 

Budge 29,59 

Bullock 1i»7 

Burfening 18 

Burf lend 89 

Burke I57 

Busher 90 

Buss 101 

Butenhoff 168,169 

Byrne 16 

Callaghan 'fS.ISS 

Campbell 29,50,1^9 

Carl son 66 

Carney 1^*5 

Casper 103 

Caulkins 65a 

Cel ine lA 

Ceminski 103 

Chapel 1 163 

Chapin I3I 

Chatf ield kl 

Christenson 33 

Christiansen 62 

Clausen kj 

Clother I69 

Clouse 5,72 

Cole 55 

Col 1 ins 143 

Conzemius 17 

Coppin 27,28,66 

Cordis 112 

Cornelius 106,135, IS'* 

Costello 77,78,93 

Cox 1 i) 5 

Crawford A5 

Cressy 7 



C rombecke 18 

Cunningham 35,157 

Dahl 9'»,137,T»0,15^ 

Danek 50,51 

Dargon , 52,65 

Dashel 9 

De Boer 21 

De Cesare 37 

De Bray 84 

Dennstedt 99 

Dering 38 

De Silva 100 

De Van 27 

De Vaul 1 1^1 

Dibbert 8,11,22.36,80,151 

Dielke 150,170 

Differding 1A 

Divet 134 

Divita 57 

Dobberstein 69 

Dobricka 139, 1A6 

Dodge I69 

Doese I6I 

Doyle 170 

Dressen 8I 

Dukkart 115 

Dumke 69,136 

Dunbar . , , ,166 

Dunlap 9A 

Dunn 93 

Dunsworth 71 

Durkee 128 

Duwenhoegger 2 

Easter l^J 

Ebel 139,1'»5,lA6 

Eckre 157 

Eckbserg l65 

Edson 6'» 

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Eggen 128 

Eggers 21 

Ehrens 91 

Eichhorn 22,25,27,139 

J45, 146,153 

Eide 14 

Ekstrom 85,164 

El lestad 92 

El 1 ington 34 

Ellis ........3.15,73,121 

Elsen 171 

Elznic 115 

Emde 87.88 

Endres 21 

Enhenneis 65 

Enkers 25,142 

Erb 170 

Ercink 45 

Er ickson 2 

Ernest 139 

Ernst 39 

Eskritt 37 

Evenson 62 

Ewald 27 

Faehnrich 67 

Fagerland 85 

Fa Ik 142 

Fal Ion 75,76,86 

Faust 57 

Feiferl ick 158 

Feigum 22,24,106,147 

Fel Ibaum 20 

Feneis 102 

Fettes 35 

Field 76 

Fink 62 

Fischer 17,61 ,98,121 

123,132,165 

Fi tzpatrick 99 



Fleischauer 9 

Foeltz 96,120,142 

Foertsch 7^ 

Fogarty ^0,55,70 

Formaneck 28 

Fortunato 1 5^ 

Foss 1U 

Fourniea 20 

Fox 85 

Frandson 1 70 

Frankfurth 1A3 

Franson 6l 

Frantz 58 

Frawley 19 

Freeman 172 

Freese 123 

Frundt 127 

Furstnow 52 

Fust 69 

Gaedcke l8 

Gabbert 79.127 

Garlow 131 

Cast 37,38,68,1^(2,156,159 

Gavriel 23 

Geier 159 

George 1A4 

Gereszek 17,1^0 

German 5't,78,153 

Giera 8 

Gilbertson 13'(,l62 

Gillespie 162,163 

Glasner 45,130,1'»8 

Gleason 20,28 

Gochia 76,86 

Godejohn 33,^9 

Godfrey 90 

Goerger • • 1 12,1i»3,159,l65 
Gollnick ...5,9,71 ,72,161 
Goltz 130 



Gotham 1 50 

Gottfrid 98 

Goven 1 58 

Gowin 27,62 

Graenberg 1 1 i» 

Grafsgaard 19 

Graham 65b, 99 

Grandahl 171 

Grawe ...25,^0,65,13^,150 

Gray 90 

Grede 1A9 

Green .1,53,78,81,103,135 

Greiner 22 

Griepentrog 2,65a,69,l6l 

Grob 7,8,20 

Gruenberg 73 

Grunberg 9 

Grutzmacher ...69,138,139 

Gully 43 

Gunther i»8 

Gutzmer 19,37 ^0,91 

Gustman . . .3 ,86,87 ,88 , 1 O^* 

Haberman "ik 

Haen 67 

Hafner 17 

Hagen 20, 3A 

Halloran IO6 

Halstead 19 

Halvorson 58 

Hammer 28 

Hammermeister 90 

Hanson 29, 37, 38, 'lO 

77,85,ll8,U0,lAi»,156,l60 
Harder 1A2 

Hardie 90 

Hartleben 107 

Hartman 28,29 

Harrington 171 

Hartwig 76,86 

Ha rwood 139 

0751 



Hassely 137 

Hausken 36,51 ,\hk 

Hawk i nson 1 02 

Hayden 90 

Hedtke ^45 

Heesch 71 

Heger 126 

Hegne 99 

Heidner 32,130 

Heimlich 38, 40 

Hein 65b 

Heissel 2 

Heitkamp 21 ,59,lA8 

Heley 29,116 

Heling 135 

Helland 55 

Hel levang 19 

Helwege I71 

Hemmer 55 

Hemmerling 70,98 

Hemple 72 

Hendricks 123 

Hendrickson 112,132 

Hengel 77,93 

Hentges 17 

Hentz 59, 6^), 112,127 

130,1^3,159 

Herding ...11,122,157,160 

Herdsman 27 

Herigstad 19 

Herman 50 

Hermes 17,U7,l60 

Hermson 156 

Hess 117 

Hestness 13 

Hetland l65 

Hewitt 75,78,97 

Hickman 78 

Hill 30 

Hillstad 97 

Hingst 24 ,42 ,77 . ' 5^* 



Hinschberger kO 

Hipp 100 

Hobza 167 

Hoefs 3,11,17,35.69 

75,87,88,99,107,1^1 

Hoeft 112,113,130 

Hoffman 6,7,19,52,88,105 
Hohenstern ...60,105,171 

Hohlhoff 139 

Hoist 7,A2,123,U5 

Holthausen kO 

Holtz 2 

Hopkins 75 

Hovde lAi» 

Howe 157 

Hrdl icka 39 

Hruby 20 

Hubbard 13^ 

Hubrig 122 

Hunzi ker Ill 

Husstel 58 

Hutchins 2 

Ingerson 5,^2 

I rmen 123 

Irons 172 

Jacobs 93 

Jaeb 17,123 

Jaeger ll,6l.,6A,90 

101 ,132, 1^49 

Jahraus 103 

Jarl 2,91 

Jarski 1 68 

Jasmer 104,107 

Jel inek 39 

Jensen '45 

Jentz 23,65a 

Johnson 25, 35, ^45. 82 

89,10'4,n3,ll'4,ll6,13'4.. 
Jones 98,148,169 



Jordre 20 

Jorgenson 46,48 

Jost 141 

Jurgens 105 

Juvet 38,40 

Kackman 9,1 42, 165 

Kadechka 116 

Kadlee 74 

Kahler 40 

Kaiser 122,131,132 

Ka 1 sow 68 

Kamke 140 

Kane Ill 

Karls 147 

Kath 10,18,25,64 

87,88,118,119 

Keenan 63 

Keidel 132 

Kempf 137 

Kempf er 36 

Kennedy . , 86 

Kersten 172 

Kessler 119 

Kiel 70,72 

Kielb 2 

Kielty 45 

Kilker 54 

Kimpston 52 

King 60,61,115,147 

Kinn 15,18,33,36 

46, 65b, 80, 82, 120, 147, 159 
Kirchgatter 95 

Kjel lerup 49 

Kjelstrup I35 

Kjos 14 

Klausler.. .11 ,109,110,111 

Klawitter 24,29,68 

Klein l45 

K] inert 100 

Kloehn 95 

(176) 



Kloss 39 

Klosterman 45,65,93 

Knaak 107,152 

Knold 14 

Knox 77 

Knudson 62,75 

Knueppel 68 

Kock 71 

Koehler 144,147 

Koepnik 104 

Koeppe 75,76 

Koerber I60 

Kohl 33 

Kohlhoff 142 

Koppelman 44,147 

Koral .39 

Korth 95,126 

Kotchian 116,132 

Koves 116 

Krahn 95 

Kramer 48 

Krause ..3,6,7,8,10,11,16 
27,38,47.57,87,88,98,104, 

116,136,148,149 

Kritz 15 

Krogness 68 

Krone 32 

Krueger 1 ,6,8,142 

Krump 31.32,52.74,117 

Kuchynka 22,36 

Kuebelbeck l4l 

Kuehl 77 

Kuhlwein 118,119 

Kurtz 60 

Kvitrud 91 

Laboda 23 

Lackey 51 

Lafrenz 119 

Laing 44 

Lamberty 74 



La Moureaux 58 

Lander i)0 

La Qua 8l,82,l60 

Larsen '...91,170 

Larson A9.52,8A 

85.91,9^,1^5,150 

Laske 99 

Lawrence 123 

Lea 78,81,102 

Leavitt 83 

Lee 35,8A,163 

Lehman 1 56 

Lein 158,161 

Leinen '*5,66,82,l60 

Lekness '♦9 

Lelm 3,68 

Lenon 82 

Lenz ^3,105,107 

Lenzen 89,102,120,1^1 

Lewis 35,126 

Lien 76,8l,108 

LMl 23 

Linehan 127 

Lingberg 137 

Lingen 12^,13^ 

Lipton 89 

Littke i(0 

Lob in 99 

Loessin kk 

Lohr 158 

Loll 25, 30, 31, 101, U2 

Lorenz 50, Si), 123 

Losinger 165 

Lousberry 72 

Lubenow 128,136 

Lueck 167,168 

Luepke 89 

Lugert 2,28 

Luke I6A 

Lyman 37 

Lynch 9^ 



Maack 150 

Maas 150 

Machkov i ch 1 ijQ 

Mahler 26 

Mahlum 6^ 

Makaska lijg 

Ma Ike i6o 

Ma I oney i^/j 

Mangold 130 

Manikowski 32 

Man ley 70 

Manske 8A 

Mantz 69 

Marchat 163 

Markgraf n 

Marks 123 

Marohl 9,73 

Marquette 92 

Marriage 18 

Mars 10 

Marsden 55 

Martin 71 ,125 

Martinek 51 ,139 

Martinson 924 

Martison l^Q 

Ma rx 10 

Mason 57 

Mather 158 

Matteson 83 

Mauch 36,13^ 

Mauer 26,36,62,1^2 

Mayor 12^ 

Mc Carthy IJ/j 

Mc Cauley 90 

Mc Cove 1/»1 

Mc Daniel ]k 

Mc Donald 60,86 

Mc Gannon 171 

Mc Gray 50,172 

Mc 11 wain IA8 

Mc Laird 12 

077} 



Mc Mil Ion 58 

Mc Pherson 53 

Medenwajdt . .3 ,'*, 12 , 1 4,52 

57.72.76,107,117,136 

Medland 67 

Megus 1/13 

Meide 12,50,61,98,128 

Meier 29 

Mel land loi 

Me 11 em 93 

Melquist ]^8 

Merrif ield ]kS 

Meyer 37.39.52.65,78 

102, 139, 1^6. 1A8 

Meyers 118 

Middlemas 2k 

Milbrandt 11,27,62 

87,88,91,137 

Miller 5. 65a. 90, 103 

Minderman 105 

Mitchell 157 

Mitzel ^7.91,138 

Mobeck 67 

Moen 1 i) 

Mohs 6'(,89 

Monette l43 

Mongoven .. .58,67. 1 ''<8, 1 51 

Monson 55 

Moore 37.'»5,55 

Moos 1 03 

Morgan l^^g 

Mot is 140 

Mourer 65a, 137 

Movius 72,95 

Muehler 2,116 

Mullen 18 

Mullenbach 171 

Mumm 152 

Mund 144 

Mundinger 43 

Murphy .10,93,100, 114, 117 



Murzch 22 

Muske 17 

Na Deau ^'^(> 

Naggatz 19 

Nail 50 

Navrati 1 6A 

Nehmer 6,25,1'»1 

Neils k7 

Neitzel TiO 

Ne 1 1 e rmoe 130 

Nelson 25,29,37,^7 

102, 118, 128, 1^*3, 160 

Nepper 9'* 

Nerison 137 

Ness 151 

Nickl in 15^ 

Niebuhr 55 

Nigg 1 68 

Nims 121 

Nod i ng 31 

Nogowski 167 

Nordstrom 9 

Norman l8,^6 

Novak A,8,39,58,1AA 

Nu iqu i St 1 55 

Nyberg 2k 

Odenbach 102 

Ohm 70 

Okerl und 65a 

Okke 91 

Olauson kS 

01 ien 15^ 

Olig 25 

01 iver 55 

Olson 10, 4^*, 67, 95 

12it, 125,1^8 

Orr 99 

Orras ^3 



Osborne 9 

Ostby 119, TiB, 144, 147 

Osthaus 49 

Ostl ine 164 

Pankow 9,22,26,122 

Paradis 100 

Parkin 131 

Parsons 19 

Paskie 160 

Paulson 103 

Pavek 116 

Pearce 6l 

Pearson 135,172 

Pederson 13,22,28,32 

Pellman 10,21 

Pelvitt 128 

Pelzl 93,148 

Penrose 58 

Perpick 19 

Perschbacher 117 

Perschberger 116 

Peters 119 

Peterschick 5 

Peterson 30,49,85,135,150 

Petrick 21 ,34 

Petterson 65a, 75, 158 

Pettit 48 

Phalen 98 

Phillips 167 

Picha 47 

Pickert 49 

Pieehowski 171 

Pieper 88 

Pietz 162 

Piggott 94 

Ploium 42 

Pohl 137 

Pokorny 143 

Polda 134 

(178) 



Polfuss 136,143 

Popp 1 16,156 

Poppler 135 

Poulter 121 

Prall 167 

Prchal 50,167 

Prent iss 7 

Presley 90 

Pribbernow 35 

Prochnow 43,60,l6l 

Puetz ...34,59,93,143,148 

Purdy 64 

Putman 22 

Quail 58,77 

Quam 63 

Quamme 30,31,32 

Queneau 154 

Rackow 33,45,143 

Radke 5,1 8 

Radloff 56,65,98,133 

Rassier 102 

Ramthum l44 

Ranson 112 

Reardon 23 

Redeen 150 

Redl inger 32 

Red lock 163 

Reed 3,105,158 

Register 1 64 

Rehm 24,170 

Reiland 124 

Reinke 108,l47 

Relf 52 

Renelt 35 

Rengstorf 11 

Resener 113 

Retterrath 90 

Rettig 17,40 



Reubish 89 

Reynolds I60 

Rhodes 58 

Richardson 33 

Ridderbusch TiZ 

Riemer 107 

Rindt Al 

Rinehart 150 

Ristey 117 

Robbins 16 

Roberts 1^3 

Robey ]kk,]k5 

Roeder A, 52, 6^1,1 06 

107,125,158 

Roehl 36 

Rolandson 1^8 

Rood 1 62 

Roos 65 

Rosalandson 150 

Rose 91,117,162 

Rosenkranz 30 

Rossow 3,52,68 

Roth 10,21,ii6 

'•7,50,71,130 

Ruby lAA 

Rudolph 138 

Rue ^ 

Rule 22,153 

Russell 108,112 

Ryan : . . .106 

Rybicka 67 

Ryel IA3 

Sadlicka 57 

Salzwedel 87 

Sand 163 

Sanden 28,136 

Sanders ^k,^^7 

Sapa 24 

Sat re 1 

Saxhaug 1 64 



Schaefbauer 65 

Schaffer 55 

Schaffner 20 

Schakosky 135 

Scheleny 140 

Scheller 16,21,23,45 

59. 74,123,133,153,166... 

Schieb 23,92 

Schiltz 108,162,163 

Schlener 90 

Schlotfeldt 97 

Schmidt ...24,141,156,159 

Schmit 56,96 

Schmitz 81 

Schnase 142 

Schneider . . . , 76 

Schnell 58 

Schol fourth 64 

School 33 

Schrader 8 

Schramm 16,17,20,75 

Schroeder .,..10,11 ,46,48 

49. 65b, 171 

Schuett 69,101,127 

141,163,164 

Schultz 10,14,15.50 

51,64,79,84,127,137 

Schulz 41,69,130,142 

Schumacher 155 

Schuster 65b 

Scramstad 135 

Scribner 43 

Sedler I30 

Seefeldt 107,120 

Sefeldt 11 

Selleck 153 

Sellner 90,l60 

Seising 106,108 

Selvig 28 

Severt l44 

Sha 172 

079) 



Shafer 51 ,l4l 

Sharratt Ill 

Shaw 15 

Shea 44 

Sheppach 79 

Shock 147 

Siebert 84 

Siedschlag 58 

Siefken 96,139 

S i egmann 1 5 

Si evert 63 

Simdorn 137,146 

Simonton 54,60 

Sinkler 140 

Skagen 101 

Skoppel 140 

Slaby 168 

Sloane 131 

Smart 131 

Smith 41 ,102,108 

Smykowski 93 

Snyder 17,67,99 

Soek 71 

Sol em 37 

Sonnenstuhl 128 

Sorenson 101 ,140 

Spethman 100 

Spl inter 98 

Spotswood 108,111 

Sprague 46,47 

Staber 16,17 

Stabnow ro8, 124,1 42 

Stach 70,95 

Stack 92,163 

Stagebert 27 

Stark 77 

Stave 72 

Steckel 11,26 

Steffens 16 

Stein 5,6,7,25,26 

62,63,100,122 



Steinwehr 70,92,171 

Stenson 6 

Sterling .86,87,88 

Stern 118 

Stevens 118,170 

St. John 68 

Stock 22,^8,150,153 

Stoecker 90 

Stoltenow 2,12,30,31 

32,^2,i»7,62,63,69,88,nA, 

127,130,1/»1 

Stout 126 

St. Pierre 87 

Strege 1^,68,101,130 

133,139,1^7 

Stroehl 80 

Strom 70 

Strong 25 

Strongberg 152 

Strubel 116,117,156 

Studnicka 83,101,129 

Swa in 25 

Swanson . . . l'»,60,8i(,85,96 
Swensen 58 

Tasa 6^,75 

Tasto 157 

Tayler 92 

Ted in 2 

Tehle ■ Zk 

Theede 29,99 

Thiel ...40,7^,89,12^,161 

Thiele 17,29,13'i,l6'» 

Thomas lA,100 

Thompson '40,105 

13^,138,162 

Thoreson 126 

Thorpe 8 

Thorstad 163 

Tiegs 1 2 , 1 ^i ,'(8.63 ,6i( , l6l 
Tiesen 112,165 



Tisch 15,126 

Tischer ^(6, 47, 122 

Tix 32,61 ,117 

Tomayer 5 

Tompkins 82 

Toole 86 

Tormoeh 1 en 45 

Triba 35 

Tritina kj 

Tritten 25,68 

Trotzke 1 40 

Tucker 18 

Turbank 99 

Turbin 103 

Twite 161 

Tyler 55 

Tyson 65a 

Ulbriet 94 

Ulrich 68 

Umbach 128 

Umbriet 6, 65a, 66,160 

Underwood 1 28 

Valentine I38 

Van Burn 98 

Van Derff 57 

Van der Velder 51 

Van Henkelow 113 

Vardaveen Ill 

Vedder 8,95,107 

Vennerstrom 164 

Vick 162 

Voeltz 32,46,50,72 

Vowles 47 

Wacha 37 

Waclaw 167 

Wagner 121,160 

Wag Strom 150,169 

Walker 35 

(180) 



Walloch 8,80,151 

Walter 70 

Ward 78 

Warren 65 

Wa rzeka 167 

Washburn 58 

Wassom 34 

Wawers 31,97,99 

Weber 90,145,148,171 

Wedge 88 

Weiber 171 

Weinkauf 28,103 

Weise 43 

Weiser 25,27,115 

Weiss 136,142 

Welles 115 

Welsh 66 

Wendschlag 136 

Wendt 36 

Westphal 107 

Wetenkamp 94 

Wetherbee 83,85 

Wettstein 99.123 

Weyhrauch 1 13 

Wheeler 34 

Whipple 172 

White 19,90 

Wigg 90 

Wilkes 161 

Wil 1 iams 170 

Wilm 3,32,47 

Wilson 19,100,111 

Winter 95 

Wipperman 145,154 

Wirtz 41 

Wi tkopp 3 

Witt 15.52,80 

91,117.146,171 

Wohler 119 

Woh 1 wend 15 

Wokal 76 



Wolfe '•S, 59, 123 

Wolff )k] 

Wondersee •. )hk 

Woods 138 

Woodwa rd 132 

Worlsdorf 91 

Worner 5, 16, 3'*, 36 

59,67,98,128 

Wright 96 

Wrolstad 68 

Wurl 59,85,126 



Young berg 



Zacher ]2k 

Zander 102, 103, 113 

Zeackjack 17 

Zembol 103 

Ziebarth 85 

Ziegelman 31,37,^3,^8 

87, 88, IOA, Hi), 116 

Zietlow 68,127 

Zietz 25,113 

Zuck 88 

Zuelke 5 



(.181)