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Aug. 29, 1946 - Aug. 18, 1949 



MARRIAGE and DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRACTIONS 

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The HANKINSON NEWS 
Hankinson, Richland County, North Dakota 

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Elizabeth M. Collins 
11638 SE 164th St. 
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Film # 1584 HANKINSON NEWS Aug. 29, 1946 - Aug. 18, 1949 

WEBER - KLIMA 

Robert Weber, son of Rev. and Mrs. H. R. Weber was married September 8th to Miss 
Marjorie Dale Klima, of Kansas City, MO. The wedding took place in the bride's home. 

********** September 12, 1946 

AGNES GOERDT AND LUVERNE EICHHORN WED TUESDAY 

Miss Agnes Goerdt became the bride of Luveme Eichhom in a ceremony at St. Anthony's 
Church Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock with Rev. Berne officiating. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Goerdt, of Fairmount and the bridegroom is 
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eichhom of Sonora. 

The bride wore a floor length white satin gown cut with a sweetheart neckline, with a 
fingertip veil and wore a corsage of pink roses. Her attendants, Mrs. Otto Goerdt, sister- 
in-law, who wore a light blue taffeta and Mrs. Joe Weiser, sister of the bridegroom, wore a 
dusty rose lace dress Both wore pink gladioli corsages. 

The bridegroom's attendants were Otto Goerdt and Joe Weiser. A wedding dinner was ser- 
ved to inmiediate relatives at the home of the bride's parents. The table was decorated 
with bouquets of flowers and centered with a three tier wedding cake, baked by Mrs. Carl 
Krause, cousin of the bridegroom. A wedding dance was given in the evening at Hankinson. 

The couple will make their home on a farm near Sonora where the bridegroom is engaged 
in farming. ********** September 19, 1946 

RICHEID - STACH 

The Matumity B. V. M., rectory of Chicago, IL., was the scene of a very pretty wedd- 
ing Saturday Sept. 7th, when Miss Lillian E. Richeid, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rich- 
eid, of Hankinson, became the bride of William Stach, son of Mrs. Suzanna Stach, of Chi- 
cago, XL., Rev. Father H. Hallerman officiating at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was beautifully attired in a white lace gown, fashioned with a sweetheart 
neckline, fitted bodice, and long sleeves. She wore a finger tip veil of net edged in 
lace, which fell. from a coronet of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of white roses 
and Stephantis. For something old she carried a handkerchief that her mother had carried 
at her wedding. The bride's attendant was Miss Cecilia Richeid, her sister, who wore a 
gown of yellow marquisette. She wore a gold heart, a gift of the bride. The bridegroom 
was attended by Joe Ruda. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held for 150 guests. The happy couple have a 
large circle of friends who join in extending congratulations. 

Guests from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Richeid, and sons, Donald and Bobby, 
of Hankinson, and Mrs. A. M. Zwack and daughter, Patricia Ann, from Wadena, MN. 

********** September 19, 1946 

MISS DAHLEN ENGAGED 

Announcement of the engagement of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Dahlen, of Bismarck, 

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has been received in Hankinson. She will be married to LeRoy Olsen, who was stationed 
with the Navy at Pearl Harbor when the Japs attacked. Mr. Dahlen operated a bakery ii^Sr- 
Hankinson about 17 years ago. 

********** September 17, 1946 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Jensen, of Jessie, ND., former Hankinson residents, have announced 
the engagement of their daughter Haldes to Raymond Weston. 

********** September 26, 1946 

HONOR BRIDE 
MANTADOR. .. .Friends and relatives gathered on Sunday afternoon at the school basement 
to honor Miss Serena Lugert, of Hankinson, a bride of Wednesday. 

Miss Lugert was married Wednesday to Leonard Hejtmanek, at Hankinson. A reception was 
held in the evening at the Mantador Hall for all friends of the young couple. The popular 
young newly weds have the best wishes of the entire community for a happy married life. 

********** September 26, 1946 

HENTZ - SCHWEBACH 
On Sunday afternoon September 15th at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Denver, CO., Miss 
Betty Lou Hentz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hentz, of Denver, and Mr. Benedict F. 
Schwebach exchanged wedding vows at a single ring ceremony performed by Rev. Carl Gieseler. 

The young couple had as their attendants. Miss Phebe Jean Luken, of Goodland, KS., 
close friend of the bride and Kenneth Wagner, of Denver. 

The bride wore a delf blue suit with grey accessories. She wore a corsage of pale 
pink gladiolas and red roses. The bridesmaid wore a beige suit with black accessories 
and a deep pink gladiola corsage. 

The groom and best man were both dressed in blue suits. Following the wedding cere- 
mony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Schwebach left 
to spend a week at Colorado Springs and Manatiou, CO., and will make their home at Hankin- 
son, ND., after October 1st. 

********** September 26, 1946 

DIFFERDING - HANSON 
Miss Leona Differding, of Fairmount, became the bride of Donald Hanson, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Clark Hanson of this city, at a single ring ceremony at 10 o'clock, September 19th, 
in the rectory at St. Mary's Church with Father Petermeier officiating. 

********** September 26, 1946 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Marohl and family attended the wedding of their niece, Darleen Henke 
of New Effington, last Saturday. 

********** October 3, 1946 

SERENA LUGERT BECOMES BRIDE. 
Miss Serena Lugert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lugert, of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Leonard Hejtmanek, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hejtmanek, of Lidgerwood. 

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The double ring ceremony was performed at 9 AM., Wednesday, September 25th, in St. 
Philips Church at Hankinson by Rev. John Lugert, uncle of the bride. 

The couple was attended by Irene Hejtmanek, sister of the bridegroom and Robert Lugert 
cousin of the bride. The bride was attired in a white lace and net over taffeta gown, made 
with a tight bodice, long pointed sleeves and full skirt. Her fingertip veil of tulle trim- 
med in lace fell from a beaded tiara. Her only jewelry was a gold locket, gift of the 
bridegroom. Her flowers were Johanna Hill roses and tiny white pompoms in shower bouquet. 

The bridesmaid wore a pink gown in style like the bride. She had a shoulder length 
veil to match her dress and wore a gold cross, a gift of the bride. Her flowers were pink 
carnations and white gladiolas. 

Mrs. Lugert, mother of the bride, wore a navy blue dress, with a corsage of red roses 
and white pompoms. Mrs. Hejtmanek, mother of the bridegroom, wore a gold dress, with a 
corsage of Johanna Hill roses and gold mums. 

The bridegroom and bestman both wore blue suits and white carnation boutonniers. 
Breakfast was served for the immediate wedding party and Father Lugert. The reception was 
given in the Lugert home. Dinner was served for about fifty guests. Rev. Lugert, of Cogs- 
well, Rev. Klucyzk, of Lidgerwood and Rev. Biemes, of Hankinson, were also present. 

In the evening a dance was given in the Mantador Hall. Miss Lugert was recently empl- 
oyed at the Prokop Studio in Lidgerwood. Mr. Hejtmanek is employed in farming near Lid- 
gerwood. ********** October 3, 1946 

ROEDER - KOEHLER 

The farm house of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Hassler, of Underwood, was the scene of a pretty 
fall wedding, Sunday aternoon, September 15th, when Miss Leone Francis Roeder, daughter of 
Mr. Ernst Roeder, became the bride of George W. Koehler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Koehler, 
of Hankinson. 

The Rev. L. G. Weber heard the exchange of vows under a canopy of white streamers and 
white wedding bells. Fall flowers and lighted tapers completed the setting. 

Clarice Hassler, attired in a pink chiffon floor length gown, played the traditional 
wedding marches and accompanied Mrs. Eldred Gradin, who sang "The Lord's Prayer," and 
"0 Perfect Love." 

Escorted and given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white taffeta, 
with net overskirt cut entrain. The long sleeves came to a point at the wrist, and the 
basque bodice was styled with a net yoke and fluted ruffle that formed a sweetheart neck- 
line. Her fingertip veil of illusion net, edged with lace, was held in place by a beaded 
tiara. She wore a pearl necklace, gift of the groom, and carried a colonial bouquet of 
roses and baby's breath. 

The maid of honor. Miss Ruby Koehler, sister of the bridegroom was attired in a minuet 
blue govm of taffeta. Miss Shirley May Ostby, niece of the bride, was bridesmaid. She 
wore a floor length gown of pink satin and chiffon. The bride's attendants wore corsages 
of painted daisies and rhinestone earrings, gifts of the bride. 

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The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Harold Koehler, and Harley Hassler, neph- 
ew of the bride. The bridegroom's mother wore a sequin trimmed dress of black crepe, and 
wore a corsage of gardenias. 

A buffet supper was served to about sixty guests, following the ceremony. Garden flow- 
ers were used as table decorations. A three tired wedding cake, topped by a minature bride 
and groom, flanked by tapers and flowers centered the bride's table. Miss Esther Pribbernow, 
cousin of the bridegroom, cut and served the wedding cake, and Mrs. Frank D. Snyder was in 
charge of the guest book. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to Canada. For traveling, the bride wore a suit 
dress of beige, trimmed with black embroidery. 

Mrs. Koehler Js a graduate of Underwood High School and Minot State Teachers' College. 
She taught school in the Garrison and Underwood vicinity a number of years, before going 
to Velva, where she taught the past three years. 

Mr. Koehler served in the U. S. Army for 37 months. He is now engaged in farming near 
Hankinson, where the couple will make their home. 

Out of town guests were: Mrs. Wm. Koehler, and daughter. Ruby and son, Harold, Mr. Carl 
Pribbernow and daughter, Esther, all of Hankinson, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Ostby and family, of 
Douglas; Misses Alverda Larson and Odell Schammel, of Velva; Miss Dorothy Anderson, Minot 
and Miss Evelyn Severts, of Turtle Lake. 

********** October 3, 1946 

ZANDER - HIPP 

At a nuptial high mass held in St. Phillips Church on Wednesday at 10 o'clock AM., 
October 9th, Miss Mary Margaret Zander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zander and Jer- 
ome Paul Hipp, son of Mrs. Adam Hipp were united in marriage by Rev. G. C. Bierens in a 
double ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a blue dressmaker suit with a pink lace blouse, a feather hat and 
navy blue accessories. Her corsage was of pink rose buds. She carried a prayer book a 
gift from the groom. The bridal attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hermes, sister and 
brother-in-law of the groom. The matron of honor wore a green suit and black accessories 
with a corsage of pink roses. The brides mother wore a navy blue suit with black access- 
ories and a corsage of yellow roses. The groom's mother wore a dress in navy blue and a 
corsage of yellow roses. 

Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at noon to near relatives at the 
bride's home. A three tiered wedding cake formed the center piece on the table with tall 
white candles on either end. The decorations were carried out in pink and white. The 
dinner was prepared and served by Mrs. John Rahn and Mrs. John Bradford. The happy couple 
left on their honeymoon and will be home after Nov. 1st. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and was employed at the Lincoln 
State Bank in Hankinson. The groom is also a graduate of the Hankinson High School and is 
a veteran with nearly five years of service. He is in business with his brother, John 
Hipp, at present. 

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The out of town guests who came for the wedding included two sisters, Mrs. Howard 
Kavaney and Mrs. Jack Barnes and son, Frankie, from Bismarck and an aunt, Mrs. Ward Bea- 
tty, of California. The bride and groom received long distance calls of congratulations 
and best wishes from the brides two sisters in Santa Monica, CA. , and Miami, FL. 

********** October 10, 19A6 

BLADOW - SEDLER 

The Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church was the setting of a pretty fall candle- 
light wedding on Sunday, Oct. 6th, when Phyllis L. Bladow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. 
Bladow, became the bride of Vernon L. Sedler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sedler, of Hank- 
inson. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a bodice of eyelet marquisette 
with a sweetheart neckline and long sleeves coming to a point at the wrist. The skirt was 
of white satin with a white net overskirt cut entrain. Her fingertip veil of net edged 
with lace was held in place with a sweetheart crown. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses 
and chrysanthamums and wore a pearl necklace with pearl earrings, gifts of the groom. 

The bride's sister, Marlys Bladow, was maid of honor. She wore a gown of blue brocaded 
net and a single strand of pearls, a gift from the bride. She carried a bouquet of white 
carnations and pom-poms. 

The bridesmaids, Mrs. Norma Roth, and Mrs. Ruby Sedler, also wore gowns of blue brocaded 
net and carried bouquets of white carnations and pom-poms. They each wore strands of beads 
gifts from the bride. 

Judy Roth and Karen Gollnick, nieces of the bride, were flower girls. They wore blue 
net gowns and carried baskets of snapdragons. Roger Roth, who was ring bearer, wore black 
trousers, with a white satin blouse. 

The groom and his attendants, Messrs. Earl Stoltenow, Kenneth Roth and Monroe Sedler 
all wore dark suits. The bride's mother wore a navy blue crepe dress with a corsage of 
roses and pom poms. The groom's mother wore a dress of black crepe and also had a corsage 
of roses and pom poms. A reception was held at the church basement at 6 o'clock. A turkey 
supper was served for the wedding party. 

A three tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom was the center of 
the bride's table. The cake was a gift from sisters of the St. Francis Hospital, of Breck- 
enridge. 

The couple left on a wedding trip through Minnesota. For traveling the bride wore a 
navy ensemble. Mr. and Mrs. Sedler are graduates of Hankinson High School. Mrs. Sedler 
is also a registered nurse from Mercy Hospital, Valley City, ND. The couple will make 
their home with the groom's parents. 

********** October 10, 1946 

THIEL - KRUMP 

Loretta Krump, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Krump, of Mantador, and James Thiel, of 
Mooreton, were united in marriage Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock in the St. Peter and Paul 

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Church at Mantador. A wedding dance was given in their honor at the Mooreton Hall Tues- 
day. The happy young couple will reside on the Reinke farm near Mooreton. 

********** . October 10, 1946 

SONORA. . . .Mrs. Wilber O'Meara and son accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bernard to Harr- 
iet Saturday to attend her sister's wedding. 

********** October 10, 1946 

HAMMER NEWS.... The Nidaros congregation and other neighbors and friends met at the 
Nidaros Church Friday evening and tendered Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Fordahl (Dorothy Haaland) , 
a recent bride, with a miscellaneous shower. After several hours of visiting a lunch was 
served. Mr. and Mrs. Fordahl received many beautiful and useful presents. 

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HAMMER NEWS.... Mrs. George Jacobson, son Donald, and Mrs. Clarence Nauline, of Austin, 
are visltine here with relatives and friends. On Saturday they attended the wedding of 
their brother, Wm. Otto to Darlaine Henke, at the Ed Henke home. Mrs. Emma De Boer, of 
Beardsley, is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edwin Henke and family. 

********** October 10, 1946 

TO ATTEND WEDDING 
Mrs. Agnes LaFrenz, Mrs. Albert Bladow, Jr., Magdalen and Jenny LaFrenz will leave 
Saturday for Thief River Falls, MN., to attend the wedding of Albert LaFrenz. 

********** October 10, 1946 

KATH - HANSON 
Miss Dorothy Kath, daughter of John Kath, of this city, was united in marriage to 
Arthur Hanson, of Lidgerwood, Thursday. The ceremony took place at Sisseton. A recept- 
ion was given in their honor at the Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mathiason home that evening. The 
couple will make their home in Hankinson. Leonard Smith and wife, John Harkens and wife 
and Art Krueger, of Faribault, and Miss Ruth Kath and Edward Kath, of Wauseka, MN., att- 
ended the ceremony. ********** October 17, 1946 

RESIDING IN BELFORD 
Mr. and Mrs. "Elroy Schubert, who were recently married at Moorhead, are now making 
their home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Schubert, in Belford Township. 

********** October 24, 1946 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower and ice cream party was held at LaMars Hall Monday night in honor of 
Mr. and Mrs. Orin Budke. They received many lovely and useful gifts. A nice program was 
arranged by the committee and was enjoyed by all present. 

********** October 24, 1946 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .A bridal shower was given Monday afternoon at the Bethany Church for 

Miss Louise Navratil. The bride-to-be received many gifts. The afternoon was spent socially 

and a delicious lunch was served. 

**■;:******* October 24, 1946 

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BERGE - LAFRENZ 

At a simple candle light service read at Trinity Lutheran Church at Thief River Falls, 
MN., on October 12th, Miss Bemice Berge, daughter of Thomas E. Berge, of Thief River Falls, 
became the bride of Albert LaFrenz, son of Mrs. A. LaFrenz, of Lidgerwood. The double ring 
ceremony was read at an altar, decorated by candelabra, palms and bouquets of small white 
chrysanthemums . 

The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. George E. Berge, of Minneapolis, brother of the bride 
and sister of the groom. The bride was given in marriage by an uncle, A. M. Lingham, of 
Buxton, ND. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of white Chantilly lace with peplum, high neck with 
collar piped with taffeta and self-covered buttons to the waist. She wore a finger-tip 
veil of imported English illusion with beaded tiara. Her bouquet was of pink roses, white 
pom poms with maline and streamers. A blue floor length dress was the choice of the brides- 
maid. 

Following the ceremony a three course wedding supper was served at the Rex Terrace for 
Immediate relatives. The bride is employed in Thief River Falls by the NW Bell Telephone 
Company while the groom is employed by the Great Northersn. 

Among out-of-town guests were: Mrs. A. LaFrenz, of Lidgerwood, the Misses Magdalen and 
Jennie LaFrenz and Mrs. Albert Bladow, Jr., of Hankinson. 

********** October 24, 1946 

MAROHL - BARTNICK 

The Zion Lutheran Church in Minnesota Township was the scene of a beautiful fall wedd- 
ing on Thursday, October 17th, when Miss Doris Marohl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mar- 
ohl, of Hankinson, became the bride of Lawrence Bartnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Bart- 
nick, of Minnesota Township. 

Ferns and fall flowers formed a lovely background for the double ring ceremony which 
was performed by Rev. Hasz. 

Mrs. Albert Schuschke played a prelude of nuptial music to the strains of which the 
bride's mother and grandfather and the groom's parents were ushered in by Lester Bartnick 
and Herbert Budac"k. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She was attired in a white net and taff- 
eta gown, styled with a V neckline and a skirt ending in a long train. She wore a finger 
tip veil which was fastened on an orange blossom crown. She carried a bouquet of red 
roses and white pom poms tied with white ribbon streamers. Her only jewelry was a locket, 
a gift of the groom. 

Her maid of honor was her sister, Mrs. Herbert Budack. The groom wore a brown pencil 
striped suit with a white boutonniere. His attendants, who were his two brothers, Merle 
and Orville Bartnick, wore brown and blue suits with white boutonnieres. 

The mother of the groom chose a dark blue dress, and the bride's mother, a black. Both 
had beautiful corsages of red roses and white asters. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given at the bride's home to about 150 relatives 

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and friends. The room was very nicely decorated in pink, blue and white streamers. Bou- 
quets of fall flowers and a beautifully decorated three tiered wedding cake, topped with 
a miniature bride and groom, which was baked by Mrs. Albert Schuschke, formed the center 
piece. 

Relatives who attended from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baumann and family, 
of Wahpeton, and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Lehrke, of Browns Bailey. 

After a short honeymoon to Minneapolis and Milwaukee, they will make their home on a 
farm north of Hammer, where the groom is engaged in farming. 

********** October 24, 1946 

TRICKLE - ZIEGELMAN 

GREAT BEND.... A very pretty wedding was solemnized Friday afternoon when Miss Virginia 
Mae Trickle, duaghter of Mr. and Mrs. Arley Trickle, of Brushville, MN., and Milton Ziegel- 
man, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman, of Great Bend, were joined in wedlock at 2 o'clock. 
The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. J, Dryer at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 
Wahpeton. 

The bride was escorted to the altar by her father, who gave her in marriage. The bride 
chose as her maid of honor, her sister, Arlene Trickle; bridesmaid, was Arlene Ziegelman, 
sister of the groom. The groom was attended by his brother, Alfred Ziegelman and Norman 
Koppelman, cousin of the groom. The bride was attired in a beautiful gown of white jersey 
with a net over skirt and long train. Her veil was held in place with a tiara of seed 
pearls and she carried a beautiful bride's bouquet of red roses. The maid of honor wore a 
gown of blue taffeta with accessories to match and carried a beautiful bouquet of roses. 
The bridesmaid wore a gown of pink jersey with net overskirt and accessories to match and 
carried a bouquet of roses. 

Mrs. Alfred Koppelman, aunt of the bride played the wedding march. A reception was 
held at the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony, attended by about 60 rel- 
atives. Those attending from a distance where: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ziegelman, Mr. Frank 
Ziegelman, Mr. George Ziegelman, all of Garfield, MN., and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin, of 
Fergus Falls. ********** October 24, 1946 

ALBERS - STEWART 

Announcements ahve been received here telling of the marriage of Miss Darcy Albers, 
now employed at Los Angeles, CA., to Roy Stewart. The ceremony occurred Saturday evening. 

********** October 31, 1946 

GAEDCKE - STOLTENOW 

Miss Viola Gaedcke was united in marriage to Ernest Stoltenow Wednesday afternoon at 
2 o'clock at the Belford Lutheran Church. A reception was given at the bride's parents's 
home to close relatives in the evening. The happy couple will make their home on the 
groom's mother's farm near Great Bend. Many friend of the couple extend hearty congrat- 
ulations. ********** October 31, 1946 

JOHNSON - PROCHNOW 
Miss Dorine Prochnow, of Hankinson, and Dayton Johnson, of White Rock, were united in 

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marriage at the Trinity First Lutheran Church, in Minneapolis, MN., on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd. 
at 7:30 PM. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. W, A. Poehler. 

The bride wore a two piece gray suit, trimmed with silver nailheads and black accessor- 
ies. Her jewelry was rhinestone earrings, a gift of the groom. Her corsage was pink roses 
and white carnations. 

The groom wore a gray suit with a white carnation boutonniere. They were attended by the 
brides sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Prey, of Minneapolis. Mrs. Prey wore a 
gray suit, with black accessories. Her corsage was pink roses and white pom poms. Mr. Prey 
wore a dark suit, with a white carnation boutonniere. 

A wedding dinner was served for the bridal couple at Sleizer's Cafe, in Minneapolis. 
A reception was also held for the couple at the C. B. Johnson home, when they returned home 
Friday evening. The happy couple will make their home in White Rock, where the groom is 
employed. ********** October 31, 1946 

BRIDAL SHOWER 

A bridal shower was held at the Burcham Hall Wednesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. 
Bud Sedler. Dancing was enjoyed and a luncheon was served. The happy couple received 
many lovely gifts during the evening. The V-Band furnished music which pleased the large 
audience. ********** October 31, 19A6 

HAMMER. ...A number of friends gathered at the Nidaros Church Thursday evening and honored 
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wiese (Beverly Hjelpdahl) with a shower. After a short program was given 
a lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Wiese received many beautiful cards and a purse of silver 



in memory of the affair. ********** 



October 31, 1946 



NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Nels Beito sold his personal household goods last week and on Saturday 
left for Winona, MN. , to attend the wedding of his son, Gordon, which was last Monday. Nels 
expects to make his future home with his son and wife. 

********** October 31, 1946 

ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanette, to 
Cpl. Wendell Pratt, of Gully, MN. Cpl. Pratt returned Monday from overseas where he spent 
the last few years. ********** November 7, 1946 

FOERTSCH - BOHN 
Miss Florence Foertsch became the bride of Wilbur Bohn, of Great Bend at the Catholic 
parsonage on Monday with Rev. Fr. Miller officiating. Marion Pelzl, the bridesmaid, wore 
a blue lace and net gown and carried red and white carnations. The bride wore white satin 
and net and carried yellow roses. 

Norman Bohn, a brother of the groom, was best man. A reception was held at the home 
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Foertsch for about 100 guests and a party to all 
friends at the Mantador Hall in the evening. 

********** November 7, 1946 

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RICHIED - KERNEY 

Just returned from a short wedding trip to Northern California and Oregon are Mr. and 
Mrs. James Paul Richied, who were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 12th. The beautiful 
double ring ceremony was solemnized at a 9 AM nuptial mass performed by Rev. Father Palmer 
at St. Vincnet's Church, Vallejo, CA. 

The bride, the former Miss Dorothy Louise Kemey, of 633 Carolina St., Vallejo, was very 
lovely in a dressmaker suit styled in grey with brown and chartreuse accessories. She wore 
a corsage of gardenia and red roses and carried a white prayer book. Miss Evelyn Newman, 
of Richmond, CA. , was sole attendant to the bride. She was attired in brown, with aqua acc- 
essories. Her corsage was of pale yellow roses. David Richied, served as best man. 

After the ceremony, the bridal party dined at the home of Mrs. J. E. Newman, 2355 Green- 
wood Drive, Richmond. A lovely tiered cake with bride and groom decorations centered the 
table. Appointments were in blue and silver. 

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Grace Kemey, of 28 Indiana Avenue, Dayton, OH. A nat- 
ive of that city, she graduated from Parker Vocational High School in August, 194A. The bene- 
dict is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Richied, of Hankinson. He attended schools in that 
locale and was recently discharged after 42 months service with the U. S. Marine Corps. 
Both the bride and groom are employed at Union Oil Company Refinery. The newlyweds are now 
at home at Bayo Vista, K-12 Apt. 681. 

********** November 14, 1946 

GAEDCKE - STOLTENOW 

St. John's Church at Belford was the scene of a very pretty wedding when Miss Viola 
Martha Gaedcke, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Gaedcke became the bride of Mr. Ern- 
est John Stoltenow, son of Mrs. Lena Stoltenow, of Great Bend. 

The bride entered to the strains of Lohengrin on the arm of her father. She was attired 
in a traditional wedding gown of white satin with a square yoke trimmed with Alcon lace and 
a skirt of net cut entrain. Her veil was held in place by a tiara of orange blossoms. Her 
jewelry was a strand of pearls and earrings, gifts of the groom. She wore her mother's gold 
bracelet which she wore at her wedding. She carried a bouquet of talisman roses with strea- 
mers. 

Doris Gutzmer, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. She wore a pink net over taff- 
eta and Ruth Stoltenow, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid. She wore blue net over taff- 
eta, both wore shoulder corsages of red roses and white carnations. LeVonne Bladow, cousin 
of the bride, and Judy Gutzmer, niece of the groom, were flower girls. 

The groom was attended by the brides brothers, Elmer and Alvin Gaedcke. The brides 
mother wore a black transparent velvet dress and the groom's mother wore a black crepe dress. 
They wore corsages of roses and mums. The bride's grandmother wore a brown dress and wore 
a corsage of flowers. 

A reception was held at the bride's home for about a hundred guests. The home was beauti- 
fully decorated with pink and blue streamers. The wedding table was centered by a three 

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tiered wedding cake made by the bride's mother which was topped by a minature bride and 

groom. ********** November 14, 1946 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT AND MARRIAGE OF LOIS WORNER 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Womer announce the engagement and the coming marriage of their 

eldest daughter, Lois Harriette, of Alameda, CA. , to Almon Carl Gerundo, son of Mr. and 

Mrs. Frank Gerundo, of Hartford, CT. The marriage will take place Sunday evening, December 

first at a candle light ceremony. 

********** November 21, 1946 

CAST - THIELE 

Miss Donna Mae Gast, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cast, of near Fairmount, and Eve- 
rett Thiele, son of Walter Thiele, of Great Bend vicinity, exchanged vows at St. John's 
Lutheran Church in Summit Tuesday afternoon, November 12th, at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. F. Rubb- 
ert officiating at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white chiffon 
gown with a long train. Her fingertip veil was held in place with a tiara of seed pearls 
and her jewelry was a gold necklace, gift of the groom. She carried a bouquet of red roses 
and white mums. 

Miss Betty Lou Gast, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Mrs. Eldon Thiele, sister- 
in-law of the groom, was bridesmaid. They wore identical gowns of blue and pink net and 
carried a bouquet of roses and chrysanthemums. Eldon Thiele, brother of the groom, and 
Alfred Ziegelman, cousin of the bride, attended the groom. The bridal party entered to the 
strains of music played by Mrs. Alfred Koppelman, aunt of the bride. Marvin Ziegelman and 
Norman Koppelman were ushers. 

The bride's mother wore a brown silk dress and wore a corsage. The wedding day was also 
the 22nd wedding anniversary of the bride's parents. 

A six o'clock supper was served to the immediate relatives and friends. Covers were 
laid for about 70 guests. The bride's table was centered with a wedding cake, topped with 
a miniature bride and groom and white candles and also a-wedding cake for the bride's moth- 
er's 22nd Wedding Anniversary. Both cakes were made by Mrs. Theodore Koppelman, an aunt of 
the bride. The room was decorated with pink and blue streamers and a big white bell. 

The couple are well known here and have a wide circle of friends who join in extending 
congratulations. * ********* November 21, 1946 

RADKE - STOLTENOW 

Miss Gustine Stoltenow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stoltenow, of Great Bend, was 
united in marriage to Leonard Radke, of Lidgerwood, at Great Bend Monday. A shower was 
given in their honor in Hankinson that evening. 

The couple will reside on a farm south of Lidgerwood. 

********** November 21, 1946 

NEVA - SCHELLER 
Miss Veronica Scheller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Scheller, of this city, was united 

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in marriage to Oscar Neva, of Wahpeton, today. The ceremony was conducted by Father Neva, 
of West Hope, ND., a brother of the groom, and formerly, of Wahpeton, in the St. Philip's 
Church. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father, and wore a white bridal sateen floor 
length gown. Maid of honor was Mrs. Everette Budge, sister of the bride and bridesmaid was 
Mrs. Eldon Arnold also a sister of the bride. Attending the groom were Harry B. Neva and 
George Fischer. 

The bride attended St. Francis Academy and the groom St. John's University at College- 
ville, MN. He served 26 months overseas in Burma as Staff Sergeant with the Chinese First 
Army. He now operates a cafe in Wahpeton with his sister. 

The newlyweds will reside in Wahpeton, where Mr. Neva operates a cafe. 

********** November 21, 1946 

WEYRAUCH - LARSON 

Announcements have been received here by friends that Bertha Larson was united in marr- 
iage to Harold Weyrauch, of Ray,ND., where they now reside. Miss Larson was a former tea- 
cher in Hankinson several years ago. 

********** November 31, 19A6 

TO WEDDING 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bohn, Clyde and Graydon, and Miss Bernice Neisch motored to Minnea- 
polis Saturday to visit the latter's sisters and husband, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Gollnick and 
also Joyce Howard, who will be married Thanksgiving Day. Mr. and Mrs. Bohn will be gone 
a week. ********** November 31, 1946 

SHOWER 

A wedding shower was held at the Mantador Hall Thursday evening in honor of Mr. and 
Mrs. Wilbur Bohn. ********** November 31, 1946 

HOWARD - PETERSON 

GREAT BEND.... A very pretty wedding was solemnized Thanksgiving evening at 7 o'clock, 
when Miss Jacqueline Howard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Howard, of Minneapolis and G. 
Warren Peterson, of Minneapolis, were joined in wedlock in the Catholic Church at Minnea- 
polis. The bride wore a white satin gown with net overskirt and her finertip veil was held 
in place with a tiara of pearls. She carried a beautiful bouquet of roses and chrysanthe- 
mums. They left for Chicago where they spent their honeymoon. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the brides; home for fifty guests. A 
three tiered wedding cake was the center piece of the table. Mrs. Peterson made her home 
with her aunt, Mrs. Harry Bohn, for six summers in Great Bend and is well known here. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bohn and sons attended the wedding from here. Mrs. Pederson is emp- 
loyed at one of the Minneapolis banks. Her husband is attending school being a former 
service man. ********** December 5 1946 

ATTEND WEDDING 

MANTADOR. .. .Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Puetz attended the Lodemier-Lahr wedding in St. Joe on 

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Thanksgiving Day. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Lyons, of Geneseo. 

********** December 5, 19A6 

JARSKI - REILAND 
Joyce Jarski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Jarski, of Mantador, was united in marri- 
age to Arnold Reiland, of Mantador, Thursday morning in the St. Peter and Pauls Church, Dec- 
ember 19th. The happy couple are now residing in Elbow Lake, where Mr. Reiland is employed 
as relief operator for the Soo Line. 

********** December 26, 1946 

DYKE - HARRIS 
On Monday, December 23rd, Alvin Dyke and Maxine Harris, of DeValla Bluff, AR., were 
married at her home. They will arrive in Fairmount sometime next week where they plan to 
make their future home. 

********** December 26, 1946 

NEW EFFINGTON . . . . A very pretty wedding took place at Bethania Lutheran Church Saturday 
when Miss Evelyn Irene Sando, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Sando of Rosholt, became the 
bride of Merlin J. Rydell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Rydell, of Fairmount. 

********** December 26, 1946 



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BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower was held at the Lutheran Church basement New Year's evening in honor 
of Miss Irma Cordts and Rev. Bernard Pankow. Their marriage will be solemnized Friday. 

********** January 2, 1947 

EX- SOLDIER WED TO BELGIUM GIRL 
Met in England During the War 
Lynus German, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed German, was united in marriage to Annie Mary Gar- 
myn, December 30th, at St. Philip's Church, Fr. G. C. Bierens conducting the High Mass cere- 
mony at 9 o'clock. 

Lynus met the young lady, who came from Belgium to England during the war. Two months 
ago Miss Garmyn came to the United States to make her home. Lynus had returned home last 
spring from the service. 

Witnesses to the wedding ceremony were Joseph German and Leona German. The happy couple 
are now residing in Fargo where the groom is employed. 

********** January 2, 1947 

GREAT BEND. .. .Relatives and friends here were quite surprised when they received ann- 
ouncements Celling that Miss Norma Leone Cast, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cast, of 
Fairmount, and Edward Holan, of Seattle, were married on December 17th, at Seattle. 

Norma taught school in Summit Townshipand last year taught at Mantador. She left early 
in the spring for Seattle where she was employed. The newlyweds will make their home in 
Seattle, WA. ^^***^*^^* January 2, 1947 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
A bridal shower was held at the Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sedler home on Sunday evening in 
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Johnson, of Rosholt. They received many lovely gifts. 

********** January 9, 1947 

ATTENDS WEDDING OF BEVERLY ALLOWAY 
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Backer left on Tuesday for Park Rapids, WI., to attend the wedding 
of Beverly Alloway. Mrs. George Schuett is caring for the Backer children at their home. 

********** January 9, 1947 

WAWERS - SIKORSKI 
Sylvester Wawers and Lavonne Sikorski, were united in marriage by Fr. Bierens at St. 
Philip's Church Wednesday morning, Sylvester is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wawers. The 
bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sikorski, of Fairmount, and was given away by her 
father. Attendants were Aloys Wawers and Arline Sikorski and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brinkman. 

The bride was charmingly dressed in white satin and the bridesmaids wore pink and blue 
formals. A reception was' given at the home of the brides parents following the ceremony. 
The young couple will make their home on the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wawers farm. 

********** January 9, 1947 

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CORDTS - PANKOW 

At seven o'clock on Friday, January third, in a lovely candlelight wedding. Miss Irma 
L. Cordts and the Rev. Bernard J. Pankow were united in matrimony at the Belford Lutheran 
Church. The father of the bride, the Rev. W. H. Cordts read the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was beautifully attired in a dress of white net and Chantilly lace and a 
fingertip veil. She wore a single strand of pearls, a gift of the bridegroom, and carried 
a shower bouquet of red roses and baby mums. 

Miss Gertrude Pankow, intimate friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Her gown was of 
green net. The bridesmaid was Miss Linda Pankow, sister of the bridegroom. She wore a pink 
gorgette gown. Both maid of honor and bridesmaid carried bouquets. 

The bridegroom was attended by Howard Cordts, brother of the bride and by Prof. Edward 
Bartsch, college mate of the bridegroom. 

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Cordts, a graduate of the Hankin- 
son High School and of St. Luke's School of Nursing in Fargo. For a year and a half she 
served in the Army Nurse Corps. 

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Pankow, of Greendale Township. He is a 

graduate of the Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO. At present he is pastor of an English 

speaking congregation in Mexico City, where he also does work in the Spanish language among 

the Mexicans. 

********** January 9, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON.. . .Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hovey and children, of Minneapolis, returned to 
their home last week after spending a few days here with relatives and attending the marri- 
age of the former's brother to Miss Edna Lingberg. 

********** January 09, 1947 

HERMES - JENKINS 
At 9 o'clock AM., on Thursday, January 2nd, Nuptial Mass at the Fairmount St. Anthony's 
Church united Miss Leola A. Hermes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hermes, of Fairmount, 
and Wayne W. Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jenkins, of Hagerman, NM, in marriage. The 
double ring ceremony was performed by Father Berne. 

********** January 16, 1947 

RICHIED - DEMICHELE 

A nuptial High Mass was celebrated in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chicago, on Dec. 
28th, uniting Miss Cecilia Richied, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Richied, of Hankin- 
son, and Mr. Domnic DeMichele, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul DeMichele, of Chicago, in holy 
matrimony. Rev. Fr. Adolph officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was given in marriage by her elder brother Eddie and wore a gown of white 
marquisette fashioned with a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and long sleeves. She 
wore a fingertip veil and carried a bouquet of white Calla lilies. A double strand of 
pearls, a gift of the bridegroom was her only jewelry. 

The bride's attendant was her sister Mrs. Bill Stach, who wore a gown of yellow marq- 

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uisette and carried a bouquet of tinted blue gladiolas. 

Attending the bridegroom was his brother, Tony. The mothers both wore navy blue dresses 
and corsages of roses and bachelor buttons. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the bridegroom's home. A three tiered 
wedding cake formed the center piece at the dinner table. In the early evening the happy 
Couple departed for a weeks' stay in Milwaukee. 

The bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy. The groom graduated from Wells High 
School in Chicago. ********** January 16, 1947 

CPIAS. PIETZ MARRIED 

Mrs. Joe Peitz, of New Ulm, MN., writes The NEWS that her son, Charles, is now married 
and living in New Ulm. ********** January 16, 1947 

LEE - SIMPSON 

Joan Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Mc Ilwain, of Wahpeton, and Kenneth Lee, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil T. Lee, of Hannaford, were married in the home of the bride's 
grandmother, Mrs. Peter Kutter, of New Effington, Saturday. 

********** January 23, 1947 

PLAWMAN - ALLOWAY 

A pretty wedding was solemnized Wednesday noon, January 8th, at the Methodist Parsonage 
at Verndale, MN. , when Miss Beverly Fern Alloway became the bride of Kenneth Plawman. 

Rev. C. U. Spicer, grandfather of the bride read the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Back- 
er, uncle and aunt of the bride were the attendants. 

The bride was attired in a white rayon street length dress, with black accessories. The 
matron of honor wore black crepe, with pink. The corsages worn by the bride and her attend- 
ants were of pink roses and white carnations. 

The groom wore a gray suit and his attendants wore dark suits. Their boutonnieres were 
white carnations. 

The couple stood beneath a canopy of ruffled pink crepe and they were flanked on either 
side by potted greens. Before the ceremony, the bride presented her grandmother, Mrs. C. 
U. Spicer, with a corsage of pink roses and white carnations. After the ceremony Mrs. 
Spicer served a delicious luncheon. A three tiered wedding cake was the centerpiece. The 
bridal couple was presented with lovely gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Plawman presented their attend- 
ants with gifts. Guests at the wedding included Mr. and Mrs. Dave Spicer, of Verndale, aunt 
and uncle of the bride. 

The happy couple are spending their honeymoon in Verndale with Rev. and Mrs. Spicer and 
at Hankinson with Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Backer, after which they plan to return to Wisconsin 
Rapids, WI., where they will make their home. 

********** January 23, 1947 

WOLF - WAGNER 

Announcement has been received here telling of the marriage of Arley L. Wolfe to Robert 
L. Wagner, Jan. 24th at the General Hospital, Birminghton Chapel, Van Nuys, CA., where 
the bride has been employed the past year. 

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The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Rose Wolfe. Mrs, Wagner met her husband while over- 
seas in the South Pacific where she was stationed for six months with the Nurse Corps. 

********** February 6, 1947 

RADLOFF - OLSON 
At a recent candle light ceremony at the Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church, Miss 
Dorothy Radloff was united in marriage to Mr. Nere Olson. Rev. A. A. Graf officiated at 
the ceremony. The wedding march was played by Miss Joann Womer. The organist also played 
"Always" and "Together", during the service. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Frank Radloff, of this city, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. Steve Olson, of Fargo. 
The bride was attired in a carmel suit with brown accessories, wearing a corsage of 
gardenias. The bridesmaid, Lois Radloff, sister of the bride, was attired in a brown tail- 
ored suit with white accessories, wearing a corsage of yellow roses. The groom was attend- 
ed by Robert Ehni, of Fargo. 

Shortly after the ceremony a reception was held at the brides parents home for the 
immediate family. The couple left for points west and plan to make their home in Fargo. 

********** February 6, 1947 

ENGAGEMENT - WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Dan S. Riley, of Lidgerwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Kathleen, of Fargo, to John F. Deutsch, son of Mrs. Julia Deutsch, of Fargo. 

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Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Pahl, of Lidgerwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Marcella, of Fargo, to Louis J. Blazek, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Blazek, of Wyndmere. 

********** February 6, 1947 

GREAT BEND.... Miss Alma Walters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Walters, of Barney, be- 
came the bride of Marvin Ziegelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman, of Great Bend, at 
a double ring candlelight ceremony which was performed by the Rev. H.. Hannerman at the 
Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church at Barney on Thursday, February 6th at 7:30 PM. 

The bride was beautifully attired in a satin gown trimmed with lace and a long train. 
Her dress had a sweetheart neckline and wore a fingertip veil with a beaded crown. Her 
only ornaments were a set of pearls with earrings to match which were a gift of the bride- 
groom. She carried an arm bouquet of red roses and winter Baby Breath with white streamers. 
The maid of honor. Miss Adeline Walters, sister of the bride, wore a gown of blue lace top 
with a net skirt over satin. Her bridesmaid. Miss Jeanette Ziegelman, sister of the bride- 
groom, wore a gown of pink satin top, with a net skirt over satin. Both wore pearls, a 
gift of the bride and carried an arm bouquet of pink and white carnations and yellow daffo- 
dils. The bridegroom chose as his attendants his brother, Alfred Ziegelman and the bride's 
brother, Alfred Walters. 

The ushers were Edwin Walters, brother of the bride and Harry Pratt, friend of the bride 
and groom. Before the ceremony a supper was seirved at 5 o'clock at the home of the bride's 
parents for the immediate relatives. 

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After the ceremony a reception was held at the parochial schoolhouse, Mrs. Ray Puetz, 
Mrs. George Brosoke and Mrs. Charles Denow, assisted at the wedding. The young couple will 
stay with the bride's parents for the future, 

********** February 13, 1947 

ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hollands, of Hankinson, announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Ruth Joan, to Kristen Finsand Hieberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. 
F. Hieberg of Dilworth, MN. 

********** February 20, 1947 

BELING - MELBERG NUPTIALS OBSERVSD 
GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. George Womer, Sr., received a wedding invitation from their 
grandson, Willard Bohn and Betty Melberg, of Van Nuys, CA. The wedding took place at Prince- 
ton, New Jersey, Feb. 23rd, where Willard is studying for the ministry. Willard's mother 
Mrs. Bretag, of Van Nuys, is attending the wedding. The Belings left here about 12 years 
ago to make their home in California. 

********** February 27, 1947 

WIRTENBERGER - TIEGS 
Miss Anna Wirtenberger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wirtenberger, was united in marri- 
age to Art H. Tiegs, at a ceremony at Lidgerwood on Saturday, Rev. G. C. Michael conducting 
the services. The bridesmaid was Miss Ardith Mottle, and maid of honor. Miss Barbara Wood- 
ward. The grooms attendant was Alvin Helmar. 

A reception was given at 5 o'clock, thirty five guests attending. The happy young cou- 
ple are staying with the bride's parents. 

********** February 27, 1947 

PROKOP - LEE 
Ida Bisek Prokop, of Lidgerwood and E. M. Lee, Bismarck, were married Saturday in Moor- 
head, Dr. J. Walter Johnson, officiating. 

********** February 27, 1947 

LEONARD BAKER MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED 
Leonard E. Baker, BM 2-c, of Hankinson, who is stationed at San Pedro, CA., was married 
to Irene Howard, of Kansas City, MO., Nov. 28th, 1946, at Reno, NV. The young couple are 
now living in Long Beach, CA. Leonard will receive his discharge in September, after serving 
a six year hitch in the U. S. Navy. 

********** March 6, 1947 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Rev. and Mrs. Amdt and family, of Green Isle, MN., arrived here last week and visited 
at the Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Arndt home. Saturday Rev. and Mrs. Amdt and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin 
Arndt and son autoed to Hazen, ND., where they attended the wedding of the ladies' sister. 
Rev. and Mrs. Amdt left for their home Tuesday. 

********** March 20, 1947 

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WEDDING TRIP 
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Medenwaldt returned to Wahpeton from St. Paul Tuesday evening. 
They have spent the past few days there on a honeymoon. They visited with the former's 
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Medenwaldt there. 

********** March 20, 1947 

WINEFELDT - JOHNSON 
Miss Marlys Winefeldt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Winefeldt, of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Claire Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sievert Johnson, of Fairmount, at a single ring 
ceremony in the home of Rev. Rubbert, in Tyler, with Rev. Rubbert officiating. 

Bridesmaid was Miss Laura Stein, Hankinsan and best man, Allan Johnson. A wedding sup- 
per was served at the home of Mrs. Nelsene Johnson, in Fairmount. 

The couple will live in Fairmount, where Mr. Johnson is employed at the Red Owl Store. 

********** March 20, 1947 

ATTENDED WEDDING 
GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman and Arlene, Adolph Ziegelman, Mr. and Mrs. 
William Muehler and Verona, Mr. and Mrs. George Cast and Betty Lou, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred 
Koppelman, Gladys and Glen, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hoefs, Herman Hoefs and Mr. and Mrs. Bauer 
motored to Erhart, MN., Sunday afternoon to attend the wedding of their niece. Miss Eileen 
Gast, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gast. 

********** March 20, 1947 

BRIDAL SHOWER FOR BERNDT - LIVDAHL 
A bridal shower was held at the Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Bemdt home near Great Bend Sunday 
in honor of their daughter, Betty Bemdt, who was married to Percy Livdahl, of Fargo, Feb. 
6th. Many lovely gifts were presented the honored guests. Mr. and Mrs. Livedahl are making 
their home in Fargo, where he is employed as a welder. 

********** March 27, 1947 

GAST - PEASLEY 
Wedding announcements have been received here of the marriage of Ilean Gast, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gast, formerly of this community, now of Erhard, MN., to Charles 
Peasley on March 16th. ^*******^* ^p^ii 3, 1947 

HOEFS - COPPIN 
Joy Hoefs and Russell Coppin will be married at the Lutheran Church on Sunday April 
13th at 8 PM. Following the ceremony a bridal shower will be held in the church's base- 
ment. ********** April 10, 1947 

SONORA Delores O'Meara came up from St. Paul Saturday. She came to attend the 

wedding of her brother, Orman. The wedding was held on Tuesday. 

********** April 17, 1947 

ATTEND SHOWER 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Theede attended the bridal shower last Sunday in the Parish Hall in 

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Fairmount for Marilyn Fleishaur. Miss Fleishaur and Stephen Campbell will be married on 
April 22nd. *^^***^*^jt April 24, 1947 

COPPIN - HOEFS 

A beautiful wedding was performed Sunday, April 13th, at 8 PM. , at the Immanuel Evan- 
gelical Lutheran Church when Rev. G. C. Michael united in marriage, in a double ring cere- 
mony, Joy Hoefs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rinehard Hoefs, and Russell Coppin, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Fred Coppin. 

The bride was attired in a white Marquisite gown trimmed with sequins fashioned with 
a train of white Marquisite and lace. She wore a finger-tip veil. Her bouquet was of red 
roses and white snapdragons. The maid of honor was Caroline Kath, cousin of the bride. The 
bridesmaids were Marjorie Coppin, sister of the groom, who was dressed in a gown of Janquil 
yellow taffeta, and Virginia Place, cousin of the bride, who was dressed in a gown of deep 
pink taffeta. They wore shoulder length veils to match their gowns. Their bouquets were 
of pink and white snapdragons. 

The groom's attendants were William Coppin and Allen Coppin, brothers of the groom, 
and Clifford Kraemer, a friend. The mother of the bride wore blue crepe and the mother of 
the groom wore grey crepe. Both mothers wore beautiful corsages of Talisman roses. Ushers 
were Herbert Place, cousin of the bride, and Elroy Muehler, cousin of the groom. The proc- 
essional was played by Mr. Melchert and was Wagner's Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin, "Recess- 
ional Valentis Wedding March." The Parochial School children sang "Abide Dearest Jesus" 
and the congregation sang "0 That The Lord Would Guide My Ways." 

Following the wedding a reception and shower was held in the church basement. Many 
beautiful and useful gifts were received. At midnight a luncheon was served. The center- 
piece of the bridal table was a four tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Mrs. Jack 
Place, an aunt of the bride. Seated at the bridal table were the bridal couple and their 
attendants, also their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rinehard Hoefs and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin, 
and Rev. and Mrs. G. C. Michael. The wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Walter Kackman and served 
by Mrs. Ray Berner and Mrs. Chester Gebro, sisters of the bride. Table waitresses were 
Miriam Muehler and. Delores Hruza. 

The groom is employed at the Land O'Lakes Produce and is a part time operator at the 
Avon Theatre. The happy couple are making their home in the upstairs apartment at the Carl 
Kath residence. 



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April 24, 1947 



DIFFERDING - MIKESH 
Francis Differding, son of Peter Differding, of Hankinson, and Helen Mikesh, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mikesh, of Lidgerwood, were united in marriage at St. Philip's Church 
Tuesday. A reception was held following the ceremony at the home of the bride. 

********** April 24, 1947 

KELLER - O'MEARA 
Miss Mary Keller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Keller, of Tintah, MN., became the bride 

of Orman O'Meara, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed O'Meara, of Fairmount, at a ceremony at the St. 

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Galls Catholic Church in Tintah, on Tuesday, April 15th. 

The bride was attired in a white wedding dress and veil. Miss DeLoris O'Meara, sister 
of the groom, was bridesmaid. Cyril Keller, brother of the bride, was best man. Rev. Flock 
officiated at the Nuptial Mass. A wedding dinner was served at the bride's parents' home 
and a wedding dance held that evening at the Tintah Hall. 

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SCHELLER - MANSTROM 

Marjorie Scheller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Scheller, and Lester Manstrom, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Manstrom, of Wyndmere, were united in marriage at the Catholic parsonage 
today. Rev. Fr. Bierens conducting the services. Attendants were a sister and brother of the 
bride, Mrs. George Wallock and John Scheller. 

Following the services dinner was served to forty-five guests in the Catholic Church Hall 
decorations being in pink, blue and white. 

The bride was charming in a pink suit with brown accessories. The bridesmaid was attired 
in a coral suit. The newlyweds left today for Chicago to spend their honeymoon. 

Mrs. Manstrom is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy and has been employed at Clark's 
Store as clerk. Mr. Manstrom is an able agriculturist residng near Wyndmere, where the 
young couple will live. Best wishes of our people will follow them on life's pathway. 

********** May 15, 1947 

SONORA SHOWER OF MISS MEYER A shower was held in the Parish Hall Sunday afternoon 

for Rose Mary Meyer, who will soon become the bride of Robert Voss. The honored guests 
received many beautiful gifts. A lunch was served after the opening of presents. 

********** May 22, 1947 

ARNHALT - KRUMP 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse and family, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Scheller and family, Mr. and 
Mrs. Harold Witt and Mrs. Peter P. Krump attended the wedding of Geraldine Krump to Donald 
Amalt, at Kent, MN. The ceremony was at St. Thomas Church. Attendants were Luella and 
Gerald Krump and Lorraine Amhalt and Francis Fresse. Eileen Scheller was flower girl; Lyle 
Buckhouse, ring bearer. Rev. Warmer officiated. A reception was held at the bride's home 
folowing the ceremony. The couple will make their home with the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Emil Amhalt, near Kent. * ^ * * * * ^ * * * May 22, 1947 

KRUMP - ARNHALT 
Sunday afternoon Miss Geraldine Krump was guest of honor at a bridal shower at the Kent 
Hall and was complimented by more than a hundred friends. Relatives of the Krump and Arnhalt 
families from Hankinson and Bamesville were also in attendance. Miss Krump, is a daughter 
of Peter P, Krump, of Hankinson, and became the bride of Donald Amhalt on May 20th. 

********** May 22, 1947 

HEALY - BRAUN 
Wedding vows were exchanged at a double ring ceremony at 10 AM., in St. Mary's Catholic 

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Church at Breckenridge, Thursday, May 20th, between Jean Claire Healy, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Adolph Healy, of Lidgerwood, and Richard Braun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Braun, of 
Breckenridge. Reverend Father H. J. Dinmerling, Chaplain at St. Francis Hospital officiated. 

********** May 29, 1947 

SONORA. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Boll and children, of West Fargo, came Monday to visit in 
the home of his mother, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Meyer and also to attend the wedding of his cousin 
Fred Meyer, which was solemnized Tuesday, May 27th. 

********** May 29, 1947 

SCHULTZ - KUEHL 
Berda Jean Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Schultz, of Wahpeton, formerly of 
this city, and Howard R. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Kuehl, recently discharged from 
the Merchant Marines, were united in marriage Wednesday, June 4th, at the Lutheran Church, 
Rev. G. C. Michael officiating. Attendants were Marilyn Schultz, sister of the bride, and 
Edward Kuehl, brother of the groom. 

A reception was held for the couple at the Herman Budak home that same evening. 

********** June 5, 1947 

MARRIAGE LICENSE 
Marriage licenses have been issued in Cass County to Warren Everett Schuett, Richland 
County and Dorothy May Cooper, of Cass, who will be married soon. 

********** June 5, 1947 

COOPER - SCHUETT 
Miss Dorothy Cooper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cooper, of Long Beach, CA. , became 
the bride of Warren Schuett, of Hankinson, at a ceremony Thursday, June 5th, in the First 
Presbyterian Church parlors, Fargo, ND. Dr. Boyd officiated before an altar banked with 
flowers and tapers in candelabra. Mrs. L. 0. Peterson, of Fargo, played the Nuptial music 
accompanied by Joan Peterson, who sang the "Lord's Prayer." 

The bride wore a grey wool suit with white accessories and her corsage was of red rose 
buds and baby breath. Mrs. Wayne Hill, sister of the bride wore a cerese wool suit with 
ivory accessories. Her corsage was of yellow rose buds. Mrs. Geo. Schuett, mother of the 
groom, wore a corsage of yellow rose buds. The groom was dressed in a grey suit and Wayne 
Hill, who attended him, wore a dark blue suit. 

After the ceremony dinner was served at the Graver Hotel. Out-of-town guests were Mr. 
and Mrs. Geo. Schuett, of Hankinson; J. M. Cooper, grandfather of the bride, from Grand 
Forks; an aunt, Mrs. Sheffield and daughter, Lucy, of Moorhead. 

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Schuett will make their home in Wahpeton where Mr. Schuett is an 
instructor in the Science School. 

********** June 12, 1947 

MANTADOR. . . .A shower was given for Robert Lugert, of Mantador, and his friend. Miss 
Ora Lee Tieken, of San Antonio, TX., at the school basement on Thursday evening. Dancing 

was enjoyed. The couple received many useful presents. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Tieken, of San Antonio, TX., arrived Monday to be present at the wedding 
of their daughter. Miss Ora Lee to Robert Lugert, on Wednesday. 

********** June 12, 1947 

Alex Alsheimer attended the wedding of his sister, Irene, at Breckenridge on Monday. 

********** June 12, 1947 

BELLIN - FISCHER 
Dorothy Bellin, daughter of Mrs. Alfred Bellin, of this city, was united in marriage to 
George Fischer, at St. Philip's Parish house today at 8 o'clock. Following the ceremony a 
reception and luncheon was given to immediate friends and relatives at the Mrs. Bellin home. 

The newlyweds left for Kansas City on a honeymoon trip, where they will visit with the 
groom's mother. Following their return they will make their home in Hankinson, the groom 
being employed at the Green Electric Co. 

********** June 19, 1947 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Miss May Puck, of Omaha, NE., is visiting at the home of her cousin, Mrs. Geo. Schuett. 
She came to attend the wedding of Miss Elaine Hamerlik, a niece of Mrs. Schuett. The latter 
also attended the wedding held in Wahpeton. 

********** June 19, 1947 

MANTADOR. . . .Mrs. Leona Lais and nephew, Owen Haen motored to Renville, MN., on Friday 
to attend the wedding of the latters' sister. Miss Bemice Haen, 

********** June 19, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON. ...BRIDAL SHOWER A bridal shower was held in the Bethany Church in 

honor of Mrs. Ervin Hovey, the former Edna Lindberg, Wednesday. Mrs. Hovey is now home 
for the summer after having taught at Veblen. 

********** June 19, 1947 

SCHMIDT - MAROHL 
Elroy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Marohl and Carol, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Schmidt, 
were united in marriage in Wahpeton Thursday, June 19th. The couple will make their home 
with the groom's parents until this fall. 

********** June 26, 1947 

FREICK - BARR RITES AT LONG BEACH, CALIF. 
In a double ring ceremony read Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Chapelle Dealva, 
Long Beach, Harold C. Freick, son of Mrs. Clara Freick, 910 Neptune Ave., took place as 
his bride Miss Geraldine Barr, of Gardena, daughter of Ernest Barr, of Watertown, SD. 

The bride was given in marriage by Herman Werslag, a friend of the family. The bride- 
groom was attended by Kenneth Oliver. Mr. Freick is employed by the Shell Co. Mrs. Clara 
Frieck is a former resident of Hankinson, 

********** June 25, 1947 

BREKKE - SOOK 
Announcements have been received by friends here telling of the marriage of Sidval C. 

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Brekke to Kathleen Sook, of Iowa City, lA. The ceremony occurred June 21st. Sid was coach 
at the public school here several years ago. 

********** June 26, 1947 

SCHILTZ - DIFFERDING 
John Joseph Schiltz and Elizabeth Margaret Differdlng were united in marriage in a 
double ring ceremony at the St. Philip's Church at 9 o'clock on Tuesday, July 1st. Rev. 
Father Bierens officiated. Attendants were Mary Ann Schiltz and Patricia Differding and 
Joseph Differding and Francis Schiltz. Flower girl was Norma Jean Schiltz. 

A reception was held at the grooms home about 100 relatives attending. The wedding cake 
was baked by Mrs. Carl Krause. The couple will live on the groom's farm. 

Out of town guests were Mrs. Nick Rettig and son, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Rettig, of Will- 
iston and Mr. and Mrs. Florentine Rettig, of Wahpeton. 

********** July 3, 1947 

THOMPSON - FRAZEE 
Evelyn Thompson, daughter of Mrs. A. K. Thompson, of this city, and Douglas Frazee, of 
Pelican Rapids, MN. , were united in marriage Monday at Pierpont, SD. Following the cere- 
mony the bridal couple went to Detroit Lakes, MN., where they were guests of honor at a 
reception in the home of the bride's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bohn. The happy 
couple will spend a month's vacation at the bridegroom's cottage at Island Lake, after 
which they will make their home at Pelican Rapids. 

********** July 3, 1947 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brown and son. Dean, went to Webster, SD., Saturday to attend the 
wedding of Carol Joy Magnus and Stanley Stedman and also visited relatives there. 

********** July 3, 1947 

Mrs. A. K. Thompson returned last Saturday after a few days visit with relatives and 
friends at Elbow Lake, MN. She also attended the wedding of her nephew. Glen Gilbertson 
and Lorraine Wosener, of that city. 

********** July 3^ 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Clarence Pederson and Miss Rose Broz left Monday evening for Iowa. 

They were married Tuesday in the Little Brown Church. Following the marriage they left on 

a two weeks honeymoon. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ . . ,,,„,-, 

J' ********** July 3, 1947 

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Stack, who were married Saturday, June 28th at the Reform Church in 
Milwaukee spent their wedding trip here with relatives and will leave for their home in Mil- 
waukee this week end, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. John Stack to Minneapolis. 

********** July 10, 1947 

BOLDT - MARMUM 
In a double ring candlelight ceremony in Grace Lutheran Church, at South St. Paul, Miss 

Dorothy Boldt, daughter of Mrs. Martha Boldt, became the bride of Joseph Marmur (?), Rev. 

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Winfred Schaler officiating. Miss Lucille Prochnow, of Hankinson, presented the nuptial 

music. A reception followed the ceremony. The couple are spending a honeymoon in Northern 

Minnesota and Wisconsin, They will reside in So. St. Paul. 

Attending the wedding from Hankinson were Mr. and Mrs. William Boldt, Margie, Doris and 

Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Meyer and son, Mrs. Emil Medenwaldt and Marlys, Mrs. Louis Divita 

and son and Lucille Prochnow. 

********** July 10, 1947 

Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Theede left on Tuesday morning for Douglas, ND., to visit with their 
daughter and husband, Douglas Pederson and to attend the wedding of Edward Berg and Evelyn 
Thiel on Thursday. ********** july 17, 1947 

BLADOW - BUSTA 

Marian Bladow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bladow, was united in marriage to Gilbert 
Busta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Busta, of Lidgerwood, Sunday, July 13th, at the Emmanuel 
Evengelical and Reformed Church. Rev. Graf conducting the ceremony. 

Maid of Honor was Ramona Miller, cousin of the bride, attired in a gown of pink. Mar- 
lys Bladow, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid. She wore a blue gown. Flower girl was 
Judy Roth and Roger Roth ring bearer. The bride was given in marriage by her father. 

Attendants of the groom were Arnold Busta and Gorman Bladow. A song "Always" was sung 
by the bride's brother, Paul Bladow. 

Following the wedding a reception was held at the church parlors, about 200 guests 
attending. Mr. and Mrs. Busta will be at home in Lidgerwood after July 18th, after a short 
honeymoon trip, where he is engaged in business. 

********** July 17, 1947 

ROTH - SCHMITZ 

August Roth, son of Mrs. Otillia Roth, of Hankinson, was united in marriage to Marion 
Schmitz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Schmitz, of Mantador, on Monday morning, July 28th 
at 9 o'clock at the St. Peter and Pauls Church at Mantador. 

The bride wore a white satin gown with a sweetheart neckline. She wore the white veil 
and tiara that the.goom's mother wore 30 years ago and carried a bouquet of red roses. The 
bride was attended by Mrs. George Fischer, who wore a blue gown and carried a bouquet of 
pink and white carnations. 

Judy Roth, niece of the groom, wore a blue net dress and carried a white crochet basket 
with snap dragons. 

The groom was attended by George Fischer. They both wore suits of grey with carnation 
boutonnieres. The bride and groom left on a weeks honeymoon in Minnesota and upon their 
return will reside in Hankinson, where the groom is employed. 

********** July 31, 1947 

SCHULTZ - GAST 
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church at Wahpeton was the scene of a very pretty wedding 
when Miss Pearl Irene Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Schultz, became the bride 

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of Theodore Cast, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cast at a single ring ceremony. Rev. J. Dreyer 
officiated. *******:»:** july 31^ 1947 

HE IN - ODRLIN 

Lucille Margaret Hein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred A. Hein, of Aberdeen, WA. , and 

Robert J. Odrlin, were married Saturday, June 7th, 1947, at the Congregational Church at 

Portland, OR. Miss Hein is a graduate of the Hankinson public schools and a graduate of the 

Kahler Hospital at Rochester. 

********** August 7, 1947 

OLSON - GOWIN 
Inez Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olson, was united in marriage to Dale Gowin, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Gowin, at the Congregational Church Tuesday, Rev. A. A. Graf off- 
iciating. 

Bridesmaid was Grace Peterson and John Olson attended the groom. A graduate of the Hank- 
inson High School, Mrs. Gowin taught school in LaMars Township and is a graduate of the 
Ellendale College. 

Dorothy Carter sang two solos, with Miss Lucas, of Wahpeton accompanying at the piano. 

********** August 14, 1947 

JENTZ - SELLNER 
Norma Sellner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sellner, of Lidgerwood, and Arnold Jentz, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jentz, of Mantador, were united in marriage Wednesday, August 
13th, at St. Boniface Church at Lidgerwood with Father O'Connell officiating. 

The bride wore white glove satin with a fingertip veil and carried a bouquet of white 
roses and sweet peas. She was attended by Geraldine Moore, maid of honor, who wore orchid 
nylon net over yellow satin with orchid picture hat and matching gloves. 

The bridesmaid, Lorraine Mertes, wore nile green net over yellow satin with nile green 
picture hat and matching gloves. Both carried bouquets of purple asters and yellow roses. 
A wedding breakfast was served in the church parlors, with a reception in the Sellner 
home. For traveling the bride wore a dark blue gabardine suit with white accessories. 

After a trip to Canada and Yellowstone Park, Mr. and Mrs. Jentz will be at home at Man- 
tador where Mr. Jentz is associated with his father in the hardware and implement business. 

********** August 21, 1947 

BARFKNECHT - SAWYER 
Announcements have been received here by friends telling of the coming marriage of 
Donald Barfknecht, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barfknecht, former Hankinson residents, now 
living at Rhinelander, WI., to Marie Sawyer on August 23rd. A reception will be held from 
two until five at the Knights of Columbus Club. 

********** August 21, 1947 

WESTON - JENS ON 
Robert J. Weston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. 0. Weston, and Norma L. Jenson, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Jenson, of Jessie, ND . , were united in marriage Saturday, August 

30th, at 7 o'clock at Moorhead, MN. 

********** September 4, 1947 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bladow announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlys to Dennis 
Boelke, of Fosston, MN. Dennis is the son of Mrs. Robert Boelke of Tyler. 

********** September 18, 1947 

SIMDORN - MEYER 

Mr. and Mrs. Gust Simdom, of Mantador, announce the engagement and coming marriage of 
their daughter, Arlene, to Leo Mayer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Meyer, of Wahpeton. The wed- 
ding will take place on October 15th. Miss Simdorn had been employed in a bakery at Wahpeton 
the past year. The young couple will reside in Wahpeton. 

********** September 25, 1947 

KLAWITTER - KUTTER 

A pretty candle light wedding was performed on Sunday evening at 8 PM., when Elroy Kla- 
witter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Klawitter and Alvina Kutter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
George Kutter, were united in marriage, Rev. Michael of the Lutheran Church officiating. 

The attendants were Paul Ohm, cousin of the bride, Walter Klawitter, brother of the 
groom, Hazel Kutter, sister of the bride and Verla Medenwaldt, niece of the groom. 

The bride was dressed in white satin with a long train and a long flowing veil. Her 
bouquet consisted of roses and ferns. The bridesmaid and maid of honor were dressed in blue 
and pink net formals. They both carried Colonial bouquets. 

The flower girls were little Miss Donna Lou Canhan, of Breckenridge, and little Miss 
Laura Lee Medenwaldt, of Hankinson. The ring bearer was Edwin Arndt. 

A reception was held in the church basement after the ceremony. The couple received 
many beautiful and useful gifts. 

Mr. and Mrs. Klawitter will leave for a three weeks' honeymoon to the west coast and 
will make their home on the groom's farm on their return. 

Out of town visitors were Rev. and Mr. Reinhold Arndt and children, of Green Isle, MN. 

********** September 25, 1947 

BRESNAHAN - FISCHER 

At a nuptial mass at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson on Monday morning, Sept. 22nd, 
Miss Leona L. Bresnahan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Bresnahan, became the bride of 
James J. Fischer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Fischer, of Roslyn, SD. The Rev. G. C. Bier- 
ens officiated at the single ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a lime green suit with gold buttons and earrings and brown hat and acc- 
essories. Her corsage was of gladiolas and yellow roses. Attending the couple were Mr. and 
Mrs. August Rettig. Mrs. Rettig chose a black suit with green accessories. Her corsage was 
of red roses. The bride's mother wore a black dress and black hat. The groom's mother wore 
a blue suit and blue hat. Both wore corsages of red roses. 

A reception was held at the brides' home for about 20 people for close friends and rel- 
atives. A three tiered wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Alfred Matheson. Mrs. Ann Renegar 
assisted Mrs. Bresnahan with the dinner. 

After the reception the happy couple left on a week's honeymoon. ^^ ^^^^^^ 25 1947 

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SMITH - SCHULTZ 
Alyce Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith, was united in marriage to Herbert 
Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schultz, of New Effington, at the Evangelical Reformed 
Church, September 20th, Rev. A. A. Graf officiating at the service. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a gown of white satin. She wore a fingertip veil 
and carried a bouquet of red roses. Miss Joyce Smith, of Fargo, was her sister's only 
attendant. She wore a blue chiffon gown and carried a colonial bouquet. Miss Lillian 
Lentz sang "Always," accompanied by Marlys Medenwaldt. Olby Meyer attended the groom and 
Nels Peterson and John Smith were ushers. 

A reception was given in the church parlors for 65 guests. Mr. and Mrs. Schultz will 
make their home with the groom's parents. 

********** October 2, 19A7 

WEDDING INVITATION 
Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Berndt received an invitation from Oakland, CA. , from their dau- 
ghter, Marlys. Margie Berndt and Fred Butler, Jr., will be married Thursday, October Ath, 
at California at 8 PM. Miss Berndt was a nurse in the Navy over three years. 

********** October 2, 1947 

HOVLAND - IRVINE 
Miss Ruth Hovland and Dr. V. S. Irvine were married quietly Sunday afternoon, Sept. 
28th, at the St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating. 
After the ceremony, which followed the regular church services, Mrs. Louis Brenna was 
hostess at a reception for the couple. Later they left for a week's trip, after which 
they will make their home in Lidgerwood, where Dr. Irvine has his practice. 

********** October 9, 1947 

SONORA. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Anton Meyer and Arlie Bolt, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eichhom and sons, 
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Anderson and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Luvem Eichhom and son, Mrs. C. J. 
Krump and Joseph attended the wedding of Madonna and Lloyd Schmidt at Wahpeton last Wednes- 
day. ********** October 16, 1947 

SONORA. .. .Mrs. A. J. Theede and daughters, Irene and Dorothy, returned Sunday from 
Douglas, ND. They attended the wedding of Mrs. Theede's niece, Arlene Wawers and Leslie 
Berg and also to visit in the home of her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Burg- 
eson and family. ********** October 16, 1947 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Wm. Berg and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Berg and son returned home from Douglas, ND., Saturday. 
They attended the wedding of Leslie Berg and Arlene Wawers. 

********** October 16, 1947 

PELLMAN - PUETZ 
Chas. Pellman and Ellis Puetz were united in marriage at the Catholic Church in Man- 
tador Tuesday morning, Rev. Schneider officiating. The young couple will live on the form- 
er Krueger farm near Belford Churgh^^ ^^ ****** * October 16, 1947 

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ROPONEN - POPP 
Delores Roponen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Walts, of Seattle, WA., and Delwood 
Popp, were united in marriage at the Breckenridge Lutheran Church on Oct. 4th. Delwood is 
a son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Popp, of Great Bend. They will make their home in Hankinson. 

********** October 16, 19A7 

KALVIK - DALSEG 
Inga Kalvik and Olaf Dalseg of this city were united in marriage Saturday evening at 
8 o'clock at the Zion Lutheran Church, Rev. P. K. Lawrence Bueide officiating in Fergus 
Falls. 

After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Dalseg will be at home in Fergus Falls, where 
the bridegroom has a photographic studio. The bride has been employed at O'Meara's Depart- 
ment store. Mr. Dalseg formerly operated a studio in Hankinson. 

********** October 16, 1947 

VOELTZ - KAMINSKI 
Betty Voeltz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Voeltz, of Minneapolis, was married to Donald 
Kaminski, on October 10th, in Minneapolis. The Voeltzs' formerly resided in Hankinson. 

********** October 16, 1947 

KINN - CRALE 
Anna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Kinn, of Portland, OR., and Leonard Crale, were 
married Saturday at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Portland, according to word received 
by relatives here. *^^*.***^* October 16, 1947 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
At a dinner party given in honor of their twenty-fifth Wedding Anniversary, Mr. and 
Mrs. Charles F. Allen, of Medford, MA., announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary 
Houston Allen to David R. Erb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Erb, of Hankinson. 

Miss Allen attended the Boston University and is a graduate of the Mayo Clinic, sect- 
ion on physical medication, Rochester, MN. She served two years in the Army Air Force, and 
then completed her graduate work at the Warm Springs Foundation, Georgia. At present she 
is on the staff of the City Hospital, Springfield, OH. 

Mr. Erb was in the armed forces for three years and has resumed his college studies at 
the State School of Science at Wahpeton. 

********** October 23, 1947 

LANGENWALTER - SHEETS 
Ann Langenwalter and Victor Sheets were married at Breckenridge on Tuesday. After the 
ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the bride's home to close relatives of the bride 
and groom. The bride's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. C. Hinkle and two sons from Mankato, 
MN., came down for the wedding. In the evening friends and relatives enjoyed a party at 
the American Legion Club rooms in Wahpeton. 

********** October 23, 1947 

HERMES - GERAU 
Miss Marcella Hermes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hermes, and Willard Gerau, son of 

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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gerau, of Mooreton, were united in marriage at a double ring ceremony 
Tuesday morning with Father Slominski officiating at the St. Anthony Catholic Church. 

********** October 30, 19A7 

MANTADOR Mr. and Mrs. Lavem Gutzmer attended the shower at Lidgerwood on Sunday in 

honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wacha (nee Charline Drews) who were recently married. 

********** October 30, 1947 

WAWERS - BERG 
SONORA....A wedding of interest here, took place at Holy Cross Catholic Church at Doug- 
las, Oct. 8th, when Miss Arline Wawers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wawers, became the 
bride of Leslie Berg, son of Wm. Berg. The service was at 8:30 with Rev. E. E. Lemeres 
officiating. ********** October 30, 1947 

The Hankinson News edition for November 6th 1947 can be found after the November 
4th 1943 edition. It is running under the November 6th 1943 date. 

********** 



EHLERS - BOHN 

Miss Vivian Leone Ehlers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ehlers of Tyler, became the 
bride of Norman Bohn, son of Mrs. Hertha Bohn, of Great Bend, at a double ring ceremony 
solemnized at St. John's Lutheran Church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. 

Rev. F. A. Rubbert, pastor of the church, heard the excange of vows. The couple are 
on a short wedding trip and on returning will be at home at Great Bend. 
GREAT BEND NEWS ********** November 6, 1947 

BECHTEL - MOON 

The Fauntleroy Congregational Church, on OCt. 11th, was the scene of the wedding of 
Miss Jewell Bechtel, daughter of J. J. Bechtel, of Yakima, WA. , to Donald W. Moon, son of 
Charles Moon, of Wahpeton. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. M. Lusk at 8 o'clock 
before an altar decorated with baskets of white chrysanthemums. 

GREAT BEND NEWS ********** November 6, 1947 

BARTNICK - OSTBY 

NEW EFFINGTON The Brandvold Church, of Victor was the scene of a beautiful wedding 

on Tuesday, Oct. 14th, at 2 PM. , when Miss Ruby Ostby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar 
Ostby, of Hankinson, became the bride of Orville Bartnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Bart- 
nick, of Minnesota Township. Rev. Gjevre performed the double ring ceremony. 

The couple left on a short honeymoon to the Black Hills, after which they will make 
their home on the Emil Bartnick farm in Minnesota Towhship. They have the best wishes of 
a host of relatives and friends. 

********** November 6, 1947 



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RAMICH - SUCKLA 
At an afternoon wedding Monday in the Congregational Church, Mariam Jane Ramich, dau- 
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ramich, of Hankinson, becmae the bride of Lormie Suckla, son 
of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Suckle, of Geneseo. 

Rev. A. A. Graf officiated with Mrs. Dan Jones playing the nuptial music and accomp- 
animent for the solos of Miss Joyce Weber, daughter of Rev. Weber, of Kansas City. KS. 
The bride wore a gown of white bridal satin fashioned with a shirred bodice. 
Gloria Ramich, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and bridesmaids were Shirley 
Ramich, Alma Klapetka, Lidgerwood, Grace Bendlickson, Breckenridge, Dorothy Olson, Veblen. 
Flower girl was Shirley Gullickson. Eugene Suckla was bestman and the ushers were: Eugene 
Hagemann and Elden Orth. 

Eighty guests were entertained at a reception following the ceremony at the church par- 
lors. ********** November 6, 1947 

BUCKHOUSE - PARKS 
Vows were read at the Evangelical parsonage Sunday afternoon at a single ring ceremony 
when Miss Francis Buckhouse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Buckhouse became the bride of 
Harold Parks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Parks, of Carrington. Rev. A. A. Graf officiated. 

The bride wore a brown street length suit with accessories to match and her flowers were 
a corsage of American Roses and Pom Poms. Her attendant. Miss Ella Kiel, a niece, wore a 
gray wool suit with accessories to match. The groom and his attendant, Mr. Gordon Milbrandt, 
wore brown and blue. 

After the ceremony a 5 o'clock supper was served at the bride's home with plates laid 
for 25. The table was beautifully decorated in blue and white with a three tier wedding cake 
as the center attraction which was baked by Mrs. Howard Buckhouse, a sister-in-law of the 
bride. After the reception a shower and dance was given in their honor. The happy couple 

will make their home in Hankinson. 

********** November 13, 19A7 

(The November 6, 1947 issue of the Hankinson News can be found after Oct. 28, 1948) 

********** 

THEEDE - COSSETTE 

Dorothy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Theede, and Ronald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julian 
Cossette, of Wild Rice, were united in marriage at St. Philip's Church on Nov. 4th, Fr. G. 
G. Bierens conducting the nuptial mass. Miss Irene Theede was bridesmaid and Ivan Cossette, 
best man. 

The bride wore a green satin gabardine suit with accessories to match. The bridesmaid 
was gowned in a brown suit. 

A wedding breakfast was served at Dosch's Cafe and a reception for 65 guests was given 
by the bride's parents at the Henry Theede home. Following the reception the newlyweds 
left for a wedding trip on the North Shore drive. 

Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cave, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Melby, Mrs. Lyle 
Ryan, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Breckke, Mr. Allen Cossette, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Cossette, all 
of Wild Rice, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Cossette and Miss Evette Cossette, of Fargo; Mr. and 

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Mrs. Douglas Burgeson and family, Mrs. George Wawers, of Douglas and Mr. and Mrs. Mike 
Wawers and daughter, Marcella, of Hankinson. 

********** November 13, 19A7 

TO ATTEND WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Tiegs and family, and girl friend of Bennies, and Herman Pankow, of 
Alemaeda, CA. , arrived here Monday. Gertrude Pankow, who is employed at Rockford, IL. , arr- 
ived at the Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow home on Saturday. These people came to visit and 
attend the wedding of John Pankow and Esther Ceroll, which will be solemnized Friday of 
this week. ********** November 13, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Selmer Ameson and Nettie Simonson, daughter of Mrs. Martin Simonson, 
were married at 4 PM. , Sunday, Nov. 9th, at the Lutheran Free Church parsonage at New Eff- 
ington. Rev. T. C. Knutson officiated at the single ring ceremony. 

********** November 20, 1947 

WEDDING BELLS 
CEROLL - PANKOW 

A beautiful double ring ceremony was held at the Zion Lutheran Church Friday, Nov. 14th, 
at 2 PM. , when Miss Esther Ceroll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ceroll, of New Effington, 
became the bride of John Pankow, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow, of Hankinson. 

The bride entered to the stains of Lohengrin's wedding march played by Mrs. Hasz. Rev. 
Cordts gave the sermon and Rev. Hasz read the ceremony, the couple kneeling while the 
Lord's Prayer was being read. 

The bride wore a white slipper satin gown with a net yoke, long train, fitted bodice 
and long sleeves pointed at the wrist. She wore a finger-tip veil which was held in place 
by a white beaded crown and carried a bouquet of red roses and white pompoms. Her jewelry 
was a heart shaped locket, a gift from the groom. 

Gertrude Pankow, maid of honor, sister of the groom, wore a blue gown. The bride's 
cousin, Clara Dobs was bridesmaid. She wore a pink gown. Both wore heart shaped lockets 
and carried bouquets of mixed flowers. 

The best men were; John Ceroll, brother of the bride and Herman Pankow, brother of 
the groom. Emil Ceroll and Rudolph Pankow were ushers. The couple's mothers' wore black 
dresses and corsages of red rose and white pompoms. 

Following the ceremony a two course dinner was served at the bride's home for relatives 
and Rev. and Mrs. Hasz and Rev. and Mrs. Cordts. The room was decorated with white and 
pink streamers. A four tier wedding cake was baked by the groom's sister which centered 
the bride's table. The table waiters were Erma Dobs, Ida Pankow, Margaret Pankow and Mar- 
jie Fladies. 

The couple received many beautiful gifts. Guests from far away were: Erma and Clara, 
of Swanville, MN. ; Gertrude Pankow, of Rockford, IL. , Herman Pankow and Mr. and Mrs. Herman 
Tiegs, of California; Arnold Pankow, of Fargo; Marjie Flatus and many other relatives and 
friends. 

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The happy couple will reside on the groom's farm in Belford. Mr. Pankow has been 

successfully engaged in agricultural farming and also in raising thousands of turkeys for 

fifteen years. Friends extend hearty congratulations to this fine couple. 

********** November 20, 1947 

KING - OLSON MARRIED: TO GO TO GUAM 

Norman King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry King, was united in marriage to Valerie Olson, 

daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Olson, of Wahpeton, on Monday, at St. John's Church in 

Wahpeton, Fr. Axman, reading the ritual. 

Norman who is in the Navy Seabees, and now on leave will return to Guam Nov. 27th, 

where his wife will join him later. 

********** November 20, 1947 

JASMER - KRAMPE 
Winfred Jasmer, son of Fred Jasmer, was united in marriage in Indianapolis, IN., to 
Miss Clarce Krampe, in St. Pauls' Lutheran Church. They are now in their home near Osseo, 
MN. Winfred is assistant lumber yard manager at the Streeter Lumber Co., in Osseo. 

********** November 27, 1947 

JAEGER - PATTERSON 
At a ceremony in St. Mary's Cathedral Saturday afternoon, Anna Jane Patterson, daugh- 
ter of Mrs. C. Patterson, became the bride of Jacob J. Jaeger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter 
Jaeger, of Hankinson, Very Rev. L. J. Arrell officiated. 

Her only attendant was her sister, Mrs. J. L. McClung, of Mexico City. Mr. Jaeger was 
attended by Melvin 0. Ness, of Fargo. Ushers were Odin Olson, of Wyndmere and Mr. McClung. 
A reception followed in the English room of the Graver Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Jaeger left 
on a wedding trip to Winnipeg. Mrs. Jaeger traveled in a beige gabardine suit with brown 
accessories. ********^^ December 4, 1947 

SIMONSON - PETERSON 
At a candle light service at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finley, on Nov. 14th, 
Miss Helen Bernice Simonson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Boe, became the bride of Rod- 
ney Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. 0. Peterson. Rev. E. T. Fyraud officiated, JoAnn Pet- 
erson was bridesmaid and David Erb best man. 

After a reception the young couple left for a short wedding trip to Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
Upon their return they will continue their studies at the N. D. A. C. 

********** December 4, 1947 

KACKMAN - BOMMERSBACH 

Ralph Bommersbach and Loreanna Kackman were united in marriage on Tuesday morning in 
St. Philip's parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bommersbach were the attendants. The bride 
wore a blue gray suit, with matching accessories and the bridesmaid was attired in a brown 
suit. A wedding dinner, was served at the home of the brides' parents. 

Following the ceremony the couple left on a honeymoon trip to Chicago, where they plan 
to make their home. ********** December 4, 1947 

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MRS. KENT TO ATTEND WEDDING OF DAUGHTER 
Mrs. Richard Kent, Tony and Agnes Macheel left from Breckenridge, for Minneapolis, to 
attend the wedding of Mrs. Kent's daughter, Betty Mae, to David H. Waterman, which will 
take place Friday, December 12th, at 8 o'clock in Minneapolis. 

********** December 11, 19A7 

HOLST - SHADLE 
Mrs. John Hoist received a telephone call Sunday afternoon from her son, Dennis Hoist, 
of Long Beach, CA., telling of his marriage that afternoon to Miss Marjorie Shadle, R.N., 
of Boone, LA. Miss Shadle was employed at Long Beach. They were (article incomplete) 

********** December 25, 1947 



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HINGST - LARSON 
Edward Hingst and Mrs. Margaret Larson were quietly married Friday evening at the par- 
sonage, Rev. J. Rengstorf officiated. Their witnesses were Mr. and Mrs. Lyode Hingst. 
Their home will be in Great Bend. 

********** January 1, 1948 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert G. Fink announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Ellen 
to Charles King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry King, of Hankinson. No date has been set for 
the wedding. ********** January 15, 1948 

MILLER - PLACE 
At a candle light service in the Emmanuel Evangelical Church at 7 o'clock Sunday 
evening. Miss Ramona Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller, was united in marr- 
iage to Mr. Herbert Place, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Place. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white satin with a shirred 
bodice and train also a finger tip veil with a sweet heart crown and carried a bouquet of 
red roses and white snapdragons. The groom wore a grey suit with a white chalk strip. 

The brides attendants were: Joann Miller, sister of the bride, who acted as maid of 
honor and wore a formal of blue and Virginia Place, sister of the groom, wore a pink for- 
mal and Mercedes, also a sister of the groom, wore a yellow formal. All wore lace mitts 
and veils. Their bouquets were of mixed flowers. 

Sandra Faye Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Miller, of Fargo, was flower girl. 
Ring bearer was Gene Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bladow. Delmer Hoefs, cousin of 
the groom, of Wahpeton, served as bestman. Other attendants to the groom were Marlin and 
DuWayne Bladow. 

After the ceremony a reception for 200 guests was held in the church 

cake baked by the groom's mother centered the bridal table and was served by the 

maid of honor. ********** January 15, 1948 

BRACKIN - BARNES 
Darleen Brackin became the bride of Melvin Barnes of Long Beach, CA. , in a candle 
light single ring ceremony at the Colonial Wedding Chapel in Lynwood, CA. , on New Years Eve. 

Doris Barnes, sister of the groom, acted as bridesmaid. Earl Brackin, brother of the 
bride, was bestman. The bride's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Ralph Brackin, of Hankinson, attended. 

After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Richards, 
a sister of the bride. The happy couple departed for Big Bear, CA. , a well known mountain 
resort, for a short honeymoon. The bride and groom will make their home in Long Beach, 

CA. , where Mr. Barnes is employed. 

********** January 15, 1948 



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KRUMP - THIEL 

A very quiet wedding was solemnized on Monday morning at St. Peter and Paul's Church 
at Mantador, when Cecelia Krump, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Krump, became the bride of 
Vernon James Thiel, son of John Thiel, Rev. Fr. Miller officiating. 

The bride was attended by her sister, Virginia Krump and the groom's brother, Wilbur 
Thiel was bestman. ********** January 15, 19A8 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Albers of Lidgerwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Mildred Albers Erdman, to Richard A. Wollaston, son of Mrs. Martha Wollaston, of Thompson 
Falls, MT. Mr. Wollaston is in the clothing business in that city. The wedding will be 
held in June. ********** January 29, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. John M. Scheller announce the engagement of their daughter, Bernice, to 
Arthur Baer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baer, of St. Nazlanz, WI. 

********** January 29, 1948 

LLOYD BLADOW TO WED HOLLAND GIRL 
Lloyd Bladow will be united in marriage to a young lady in Amsterdam, Holland, Feb. 
7th, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bladow. Lloyd, who 
is in the Merchant Marines, will bring his bride home next summer. 

********** February 5, 1948 

ERSTAD - CROOKS 
At 5 o'clock Friday evening, January 16th, Miss Ethel Crooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Isaac Crooks, of Fairmount, became the bride of Jay Erstad, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Er- 
stad, of Minneapolis, at the Salem English Lutheran Church. 

********** February 5, 1948 

LINEHAN - VOLKMAN 
Announcement has been received in this city telling of the approaching marriage of 
David Linehan, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Linehan, to Florence Volkman, formerly of 
Hankinson and now of Fargo. 

The ceremony will take place Feb. 15th, at the Grace Lutheran Church with Rev. Grumm 
officiating. The couple will spend a few days after their marriage in Hankinson and then 
leave for Portland, OR., where David plans to attend school. 

********** February 12, 1948 

ANNOUNCEMENTS RECEIVED 
Announcements have been received from Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Rehm of the marriage of 
their son, Harold, which was January 29th, in Hawthorne, California. 

********** February 19, 1948 

VOLKMANN - LINEHAN 
Wedding vows were exchanged at the Grace Lutheran Church, at Fargo, at a candle light 
ring ceremony at 8 o'clock Sunday evening by Miss Florence Lorraine Volkmann, daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Volkmann, of Moorehead and John David Linehan, son of Mr. and Mrs. 

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John Linehan, of this city, Rev. Grumm officiating. 

Miss Verla Grumm played the traditional wedding marches and accompanied Bonnie Boldt 
who sang the Nuptial Hymn and The Lords Prayer. The bride was given in marriage by her 
father. She wore a white satin gown with a fitted bodice, full skirt cut entrain and a 
fingertip veil. She wore a gold cross, a gift of the groom. Her bouquet was of red and 
white roses. 

The Maid of Honor, Miss Nellie Thompson, a friend of the bride, wore a red faille gown 
with princess lines. Jane Linehan, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid and also wore a red 
faille gown, carried a bouquet of scattered white carnations and wore a string of pearls, 
a gift of the bride. 

The bridegrooms attendants were: John Frondt, of Britton, SD., and Darwin Hentz , of 
Rosholt, both cousins of the groom. The mother of the groom wore a black dress with gold 
accessories and the brides mother wore a navy blue dress with grey accessories. Each wore 
a corsage of gardenias. Ushers were: Danny Mergens, of Fairmount, and Clarence Lee, of 
Moorehead . 

Following the ceremony a reception was given in the church parlors. A beautifully 
decorated wedding cake was the centerpiece of the bridal table. Out of town guests were: 
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hentz and daughter, of Rosholt; Mavis Ellingson, Rosholt; Mrs. John Frondt 
of Britton; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knudsen and Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Backer, of Hankinson. 

The bride is an accomplished young lady, a graduate of the Hankinson High School and 
prior to her marriage was employed as secretary for the Pontiac Co., in Moorhead. She is 
well known here as the Volkmann family having made their home here for a year. 

The groom is a graduate of the Hankinson High School. He served two years with the 
Merchant Marines during the war and since served in the Army overseas. 

The happy couple left on a short honeymoon after which they will spend a few days 
at the grooms parental home. They will reside in Portland, OR. 

********** February 19, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF DAUGHTER 
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gustman announce the engagement of their daughter, Lorraine, of 
St. Paul, to W. A." Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bailey, of St. Paul. The date of 
the wedding has not been set. ^^^^^^^^^^ ^arch 4, 1948 

MARRIAGE LICENSE 
William F. Kath has taken out a license in Cass County to wed Miss Annie Wohlwend. 

********** April 1, 1948 

(The WESTON family has sold the HANKINSON NEWS to Chas. Kratzer.) 

********** April 15, 1948 

MANTADOR Quite a number of people attended the shower in honor of Irene Hejtmanek 

at Lidgerwood Sunday evening. Miss Hejtmanek was married Wednesday to James Hruza, at 

the St. John's Church in Lidgerwood. 

********** April 15, 1948 

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Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wing, of Kansas City, KS., announce the engagement of their daughter 

Betty Ruth, to Darrell Heidner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Heidner, of New Effington. The 

wedding will take place in June. 

********** April 15, 1948 

GREAT BEND.... A few ladies gathered at the school in Brandenburg Township Tuesday 
afternoon and surprised the teacher. Miss Joyce Sturgess, who will be married to Reuben 
Tischer on April 30th, at the Lutheran Church in Hankinson. The ladies bought many nice 
gifts. Mrs. Henry E. Bohn and Mrs. Elroy Koppelman were hostesses. 

********** April 22, 1948 

KRUMP - FREESE 

At a double ring ceremony on Thursday morning, April 15th, at 9 o'clock at St. Thomas 
Church at Kent, MN., Miss Lou Ella Krump, and Frances Freese, son of Mr. and Mrs. Parney 
Freese, of Breckenridge, were united in marriage. 

The bride wore an ivory satin dress with a long train and finger-tip veil. She carried 
red roses. Bridesmaids were: Miss Bemadette Lordaman, cousin of the groom and Mrs. Harry 
Ehler, sister of the bride. They wore identical gowns of blue and yellow. Bestmen were: 
Archie Krump, brother of the bride and Harry Ehler. Ushers were Gerald Krump and Donald 
Freese. 

The happy couple will live with his parents on a farm near Breckenridge. 

********** April 22, 1948 

GREAT BEND Adeline Bohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Bohn, of near Great Bend, 

became the bride of Henry Dichraff, son of Mrs. Sophie Dichraff, of Colfax, Sunday after- 
noon April 25th, at 2:30. Nuptial vows were exchanged at the Trinity Lutheran Church at 
Great Bend before Rev. J. Rengstorf. The double ring ceremony was read in the presence 
of friends and relatives. The church was decorated with beautiful flowers and vows were 
said at a candlelight ceremony. Music included the Wedding March and Jackie Weiss, friend 
of the bride, sang "The Lord's Prayer'.' "The Lord Is My Sheperd" and "0 Perfect Love" were 
sung by Jackie, Yvonne Weiss and Audrey Koppelman. 

Following the .ceremony the reception was held at the church parlors for over 150 guests. 
After a honeymoon to be spent in Duluth and Minneapolis they will be at home in Wahpeton. 
Mrs. Dichraff is working as a saleslady for Leach & Gamble. 

********** April 29, 1948 

JOYCE STURGESS AND REUBEN TISCHER WED FRIDAY EVE, APR. 30th 

Baskets of snapdragons, gladiola and jonquils were the setting for the candlelight 
ceremony at 7:30 Friday evening, in the Evangelical Immanual Lutheran Church at Hankinson 
when Joyce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sturgess, of Hankinson, and Reuben Tischer were 
united in marriage. Rev. J. Rengstorf officiated at a double ring ceremony in the presence 
of many friends and relatives. 

The bridal party entered the church to the strains of the traditional "Bridal Chorus" 
by Wagner with Miss Mavis Koppelman at the organ. During the ceremony "The Lord's Prayer" 
was rendered by Miss Jacqueline Weiss and the congregation sang "Oh Perfect Love." 

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The bride wore a white linen dress with white accessories and a string of pearls, a 
gift of the groom. She carried a white Bible and a silk handkerchief and wore a corsage 
of red roses. 

Maid of honor was Jean Sturgess, sister of the bride. Miss Sturgess wore an orchid 
linen dress with white accessories and a corsage of red roses and sweet peas. Elaine 
Tischer, sister of the groom, attended as bridesmaid. Miss Tischer wore a pink linen dress 
with white accessories and a corsage of white roses and sweet peas. Both wore earrings 
which were the gifts of the bride. 

Walter Pankow, cousin of the groom, acted as best man. Also attending the groom was 
Jack Sturgess, brother of the bride. Leonard Tischer, brother of the groom, and Milton 
Stein, cousin of the groom, were ushers. 

Following the ceremony, the young couple left on a brief wedding trip to Minnesota. 
A reception was held at the bride's parental home near Hankinson on Sunday evening. The 
bride will complete her term of teaching school at Brandenburg. The groom is farming and 
both will be at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tischer, until this fall. 

********** May 6, 1948 

FORMER RESIDENT OF FAIRMOUNT MARRIED 

Mrs. Anna E. Johnson, formerly of Fairmount, lost her last daugher, Elna 0. Johnson, 
when she was married on April 21st to Jerry A. Majors, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Majors, 
who have resided in Oregon for the past twenty some years. 

It came as a surprise to the bride and groom's parents when the couple eloped to 
Boise, ID. The bride was dressed in a tailored grey suit with black and white accessories 
with a corsage of roses. The groom wore a blue pin striped suit with a pink carnation. 

The young Mrs. Majors husband is a veteran of six years of army service. He spent 
considerable time in the Pacific theatre of operations with the 41st Sunset Division. 

The couple plan to make their home in Redmond, OR., where Mr. Majors is employed as 
a lumber grader. Mrs. Majors is employed as a saleslady at the J. C. Penney Store in Bend, 
OR. She graduated from the Fairmount High School with the class of '39. 

********** May 5, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mrs. Ann Bernard announces the engagement of her daughter, Evelyn Marie, to Kenneth 
E. Krause, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Krause. The wedding will take place in the Congregational 

Church at Hankinson on Sunday evening. May 30th, at 8:30. 

********** May 13, 1948 

Announcements have been received from Agnes Marcella Fljmn and Raphael P. Schnell 
of the coming marriage, Monday, May 24th, at St. Philip's Catholic Church. 

********** May 20, 1948 

AGNES FLYNN AND R. P. SCHNELL WED AT ST. PHILLIPS MAY 24th 
R. P. Schnell and Miss Agnes Flynn were united in marriage at St. Phillip's Church 
Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Rev. Fr. Bierens conducted the mass. 

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Bridesmaid and best man were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Clock, of Tenny, MN. The bride was 
attired in a pink suit with brown accessories, and wore a corsage of roses. The bridesmaid, 
a cousin of the bride, wore a gown of beige. 

Following the services a reception and dinner was served to 127 guests at St. Philip's 
Church basement. Mercedes Place entertained with accordian music during the meal. A wed- 
ding dance was given in their honor the same evening. 

Mrs. Schnell, an accomplished lady, has been teaching at the Hankinson public schools 
for two years, previous to which she taught in Mantador. Mr. Schnell is the owner of the 
Hankinson Livestock Sales Pavilion. 

The couple left Tuesday for their wedding trip which will take them to points in Minn- 
esota and Iowa, from which they expect to return next week. The brides going away suit was 
of navy blue. 

Hundreds of friends in the community extend congratulations to these fine people and 
wish them many years of happy wedded life. 

********** I^ay 27 1948 

EVELYN BERNARD AND KENNETH KRAUSE MARRIED HERE MAY 30th 

In a beautiful candle light ceremony at 8:30 PM., on May 30th, in the Congregational 
Church, Miss Evelyn Bernard, daughter of Frank Bernard, of Sioux Falls, and Mrs. Anna Ber- 
nard, of this city, became the bride of Kenneth E. Krause, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Krause, 
also of this city. 

The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Elmer, of Moorhead, was attired in a gown 
of ivory shaded satin fashioned by her mother with a sweetheart neckline, long sleeves and 
full skirt cut entrain. Her finger tip veil flowed from a cap edged with lace and orange 
blossoms and she carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses. Her only jewelry was a string 
of pearls. 

Matron of honor was Mrs. Alfred Arnold, sister of the bride and bridesmaid was Mrs. 
Earl Krause. Both wore identical gowns of blue and yellow. Their flowers were muffs of 
red and yellow roses combined with lilies of the valley and ferns. 

Miss Mabel Rossow sang two solos, "I Love You Truly" and "Because." She was accompanied 
by Miss Joann Womer. The little flower girl was Mary Ann Arnold, niece of the bride. 

The groom was dressed in a gray suit. He was attended by Earle Krause, cousin of the 
groom. Usher was Alfred Arnold, brother-in-law of the bride. Each wore a white carnation. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue, two piece dress with white accessories and wore 
a corsage of red roses. The groom's mother wore a brown print dress with brown accessories 
and wore a corsage of yellow and red roses. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the basement with covers laid for 60 guests, 
A three tier wedding cake was the center piece on the brides table with blue and yellow dec- 
orations carried out. After the reception the happy couple left on a honeymoon trip. 

For traveling the bride wore a tan two piece street dress with white accessories. They 
will make their home in Valley City where the groom attends college. The bride is a grad- 
uate of the Hankinson High School. June 3 19A8 

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ANN FLODOS, ASNOLD PANKOW MARRIED SUNDAY 

Miss Marjorie Ann Flodos, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Morgan 0. Flados, of Rutland, 
became the bride of Arnold August Pankow, son of Mr. and Mrs. August B. Pankow, of Hankln- 
son, at a ceremony performed at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rutland, Sunday after- 
noon at 2:30 o'clock. 

The church was decorated for the ceremony which was performed by Rev. K. 0. Goernes, 
of Forman, with yellow roses and lavender phlox. Before the ceremony, Mrs. Walter Bauman, 
cousin of the bride's mother, presented two vocal numbers, "The Lord's Prayer" and "0 Per- 
fect Love." The traditional wedding marches were played by Miss Irma Berg. 

The bride's gown was of white paper taffeta with a high neckline, long fitted sleeves 
and a separate train over the skirt. Her fingertip veil was edged with lace and held in 
place by a tiara of yellow roses. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses, lavender sweet- 
peas and white baby mums. Her only jewelry was a matched bracelet and necklace of pearls, 
a gift of the groom. 

Maid of honor was Miss Doris Flados, sister of the bride and bridesmaid was Miss Lorr- 
aine Pankow, sister of the groom. The attendant's gowns were identical with the bride's 
dress having a short peplum to replace the train. They carried bouquets of carnations. 
Their jewelry consisted of pearl necklaces, gifts of the bride. 

Best man was Loren Medenwaldt, cousin of the groom, and his other attendant was Reuben 
Pankow, brother of the groom. Arthur Berg was usher. 

The bride's mother wore a gray dress and the bridegoom's mother wore blue. They also 
wore matching corsages of red roses. 

A reception for 40 guests was held at the bride's home following the ceremony. The 
centerpiece for the table was a four tiered cake baked by the bride's mother. 

Miss Gertrude Pankow, of Rockford, XL., and Herman, of Alameda, CA. , arrived Saturday 
to attend the wedding of their brother. 

********** June 10, 1948 

ERDMAN - WOLLASTON WEDDING HERE 

Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Albers, of Lidgerwood, announce the marriage of their daughter, 
Mildred Albers Erd'man, to Richard Wollaston, son of Mrs. E. J. Timlin, of Thompson Falls, 
MT. The bride was given away by her father at the St. John's Evangelical Church Sunday, 
June 6th, with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating at a double ring ceremony. 

Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Shirley, Jr., of Valley City, sister and brother-in-law of the 
bride, were the attendants. Mr. Douglas Moore, of Marshall, MN. , and Mr. G. J. Schieb, 
of Hanklnson, were the ushers. 

Joann Womer, of Hankinson, sang "Always" and "I Love You Truly" accompanied by Mrs. 
J. A. Hawkins, of Lidgerwood, who also played the wedding march. The reception followed 
at the home of the bride's parents with immediate relatives and a few friends attending. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wollaston will make their home in Thompson Falls, Montana. 

A********* June 10, 1948 



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BEATRICE LOLL WED AT GREAT BEND MAY 31 

Beatrice Loll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Loll, of Great Bend, became the bride 
of Norman Neisch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neisch, of Tyler, on Decoration Day at the Evan- 
gelical United Brethren Church in Great Bend. Rev. Sterling Wenzel officiated at the dou- 
ble ring ceremony. Attendants were Evelyn Neisch, sister of the groom, and Stanley Loll, 
brother of the bride. 

The wedding march and nuptial music was played by Mrs. Ben Loll and Mrs. Sterling Wen- 
zel rendered the solo, "0 Perfect Love." 

Ushers were Harris Ostem, friend of the couple, and Cyril Loll, brother of the bride. 
The bride was attired in a gray suit and wore a corsage of red roses and wore a two strand 
pearl necklace, a gift of the groom. She also wore pearl earrings and carried a gray chif- 
fon handkerchief which had been sent to her while the groom was serving in the Army from 
Switzerland. The bridesmaid wore a gray suit and a corsage of pink and white carnations 
and wore earrings, a gift of the bride. The groom wore a suit and boutnniere of white 
carnations. The ushers and fathers of the couple all wore white carnation boutonnieres. 

The church and basement were beautifully decorated with seasonal flowers by the brides 
brother, Cyril. A reception for 100 guests was held in the church basement immediately 
after the wedding. The color scheme in decoration was pink and white, that being the color 
of the bridal cake. The gifts were unwrapped by the bride's sister, Joyce Loll, and the 
groom's sister, Bernice, of Minneapolis. 

The wedding date was also the wedding anniversary of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and 
Mrs. Berthold Zietlow, of Hankinson. The bride was a graduate of the Wahpeton High School 
Class of '41, and she had taught school for four years. The groom served in the armed 
forces for three and a half years. He was discharged in 1941 and has been doing carpenter 
work since. The couple will make their home in Great Bend. 

Out of town guests from a considerable distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kath and Mr. 
and Mrs. Ida Kolhoff, of Pajmesville, MN. Mrs. Ottili Bebler and John C. Otto and Mr. and 
Mrs. Elmer Bebler were also out of town guests. 

********** June 10, 19A8 

ROEDER-BLADOW WEDDING THURS. AFTERNOON 

Garden flowers decorated the Congregational Church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock 
when LaVerne Roeder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roeder, of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Milton E. Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bladow, of Hankinson, at a candlelight 
ceremony. Reverend A. A. Graf officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a white satin gown with lace insets cut entrain forming a panel front 
and back, sweetheart neckline, leg of mutton sleeves with lace caps. She wore a finger- 
tip net veil bordered with a wide band of Chantilly lace the tiara which was of open beaded 
design She carried a bouquet of red roses and sweetpeas with white satin streamers. Her 
only jewelry was a double strand of pearls and earrings, a gift of the groom. 

The traditional wedding marches were played by Miss Marlys Medenwaldt, who also accom- 
panied Miss Joann Womer who sang Always and I Love You Truly. 

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Maid of Honor was Miss Marilyn Smith, a cousin of the groom, who wore a gown of blue 
taffeta with a net overskirt . Bridesmaids were: Miss Mavis Westphal, who wore a pink 
taffeta gown and Miss Deloris Roeder who wore a nylon yellow gown with lace inserts. They 
carried muffs of roses and sweet peas. 

Best man was Dennis Roeder, a brother of the bride. The ushers were Ralph Bladow and 
Melvin Wallman. The groom and his attendants wore dark suits with white boutonieres. The 
flower girls were Sylvia Fust and Doris Roeder, who wore moire taffeta gowns and carried 
small flower baskets with sweetpeas and yellow roses. 

The brides mother wore a sky blue dress with white accessories. The grooms mother 
wore a dark blue dress with brown accessories. Their corsages were of roses and sweetpeas. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the grooms parents. The 
rooms were decorated with blue and white streamers. The centerpiece was a beautifully 
decorated wedding cake baked by Mrs. Alfred Fust. Lighted candles decorated the table also. 

The bride and groom received many lovely gifts and an enjoyable evening was spent danc- 
ing after which a delicious lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Bladow will make their home 
in Wahpeton where he is attending the State School of Science. 

********** June 17, 19A8 

Miss Gladys Lanstaff left for Castleton, ND., Monday to spend a few days as a guest 
of Miss Laura Port. While there she attended the wedding of Katherine Greis which took 
place Monday afternoon. ^ ^^^*^**** j^^^^ 17^ 1948 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. George Kath and family returned home Monday afternoon after 
spending several days at Fairbault, MN. , and attending the wedding of LeVem Gering and 
Arthur Krueger. ^ ^ * ^ ^ ^ * ^ * ^ j^„3 17^ 1948 

ZIEGELMAN - WENDT 

A very pretty wedding ceremony took place at the Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday after- 
noon at 2 o'clock in Great Bend when Miss Mildred Wendt, daughter of Mr. Herman Wendt, of 
Hankinson, became the bride of Howard Ziegelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ziegelman, of 
rural Hankinson. Rev. J. H. Rengstorf performed the double ring ceremony. 

The church was decorated with baskets of delpheniums and snap dragons by Mrs. Ewald 
Hingst. The wedding music and Lohengren's March was played by Mrs. H. H. Weiss, friend of 
the couple. Rae Joann, Jacqueline and Vyonne Weiss sang "The Lord Is My Sheperd," and the 
guests sang "Bless Be The Tie That Binds," accompanied on the organ by H. H. Weiss. 

The bride wore a beautiful gown of white mousellin net with insert lace and fine lace 
ruffles on the front skirt panel and a fingertip lace trimmed veil was held in place with a 
tiara of seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white sweet peas. The bride 
wore an expansion bracelet and a gold cross necklace, gifts of the groom. 

The Maid of Honor, Miss Hazel Ziegelman, sister of the bridegroom, wore a gown of pink 
net and wore a pearl bracelet and pink hankie, a gift of the bride and carried a bouquet of 
red and white carnations. The bridesmaid wore a gown of blue dotted Swiss, and wore a pearl 

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bracelet, a gift of the bride. 

The bridegroom was attended by Arnold Wendt, brother of the bride, and Norman Koppel- 
man, of Breckenridge, a friend of the couple. The bridegroom and bestman wore suits of 
blue and Mr. Koppelman, a suit of brown. All wore boutonnieres of white carnations. The 
bridegroom's mother wore a brown silk dress and a corsage of roses, sweetpeas and carnations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the groom's home for about 65 guests. 
A three tiered wedding cake, topped with a minature bride and groom and blue candles formed 
the center piece of the bride's table. 

Waitresses were: Miss Arlene Ziegelman and Doreen Bohn, cousins of the bridegroom. The 
cooks were: Mrs. Harvey Ziegelman, Elfrieda Hingst and Marvil Pasbrig. 

The bride attended high school in Hankinson. Mr. Ziegelman is employed at Leach & 
Gamble Co., at Wahpeton. Following a wedding trip to points in northern Minnesota, the 
couple will be at their friends home in Wahpeton. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ziegelman, Margie and Bernice, of Gar- 
field, MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wendt, of Marian, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wendt and family, 
of Marian, ND.; and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wendt and Dennis, of Hankinson. 

********** June 17, 1948 

KRUEGER - FENSKE 

A very pretty candle light wedding ceremony took place at the Trinity Lutheran Church 
in Great Bend, on Wednesday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock when Miss Lorraine Krueger, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krueger, of Great Bend, became the bride of Melvin Fenske, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Erick Fenske, of Great Bend. Rev. J. H. Rengstorf performed the double ring 
ceremony. 

Baskets of yellow roses decorated the church. The wedding music was played by Mrs. 
George Ziegelman, aunt of the bride. Miss Rae Weiss sang "The Lord's Prayer" and Miss 
Jackie and Miss Vyonne Weiss sang, "Bless Be The Tie That Binds," accompanied by Mrs. H. 
H. Weiss on the organ. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of white faille taffeta 
with a long train. Her fingertip veil fell from a head dress of seed pearls. She carried 
a white prayer book topped with an orchid and wore a double strand of pearls, a gift of the 
bridegroom. 

The Maid of Honor, Miss Audrey Koppelman, cousin of the bride, wore a gown of yellow 
silk and a pearl bracelet and earrings, gifts of the bride. Bridesmaids were: Mrs. Kenneth 
Folsum, cousin of the bride, of St. Cloud, MN.; and Miss Helen Fenske, cousin of the bride- 
groom, of Willmar, MN. She wore a gown of pink silk and Mrs. Folsum wore a gown of aqua 
silk, both wearing a pearl bracelet, gifts of the bride. They carried colonial bouquets 
and a rose in their hair. Junior bridesmaids were Renea Koppelman and Beverly Zindler, of 
St. Cloud, both cousins of the bride. 

The bridegroom was attended by his brothers, Harold and Orville and Osro Krueger, of 
Vergas, MN. , cousin of the bride. The groom and his attendants wore brown suits and bout- 
onnieres of white carnations. 

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Ushers were Norman and Merlin Fenske, cousins of the groom and Lawrence and Marvin 
Fenske were candle lighters. 

The brides mother wore a navy blue silk dress and wore a corsage of roses and carnat- 
ions. The bridegroom's mother wore a green silk dress and a corsage of roses and carnations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the brides home for about 125 guests. 
A three tier wedding cake formed the center of the brides table and vases of flowers decor- 
ated the room. Waitresses were: Irene Fenske, Myrtle Gast, Marlys and Doreen Bohn, Hazel 
Ziegelman and Marvel Pasbrig. 

Out of town guests from a distance were: Rudolph Krueger, Mr. and Mrs. William Schuldt 
and Ronald, Mrs. Norman Zindler and Beverly, Mrs. Kenneth Folsum, all of St. Cloud, MN, Mrs. 
Ewald Krueger, and Osro, of Vergas, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gast and family, Mr. Henry 
Rhoda, Mr. and Mrs. August Fenske and Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fenske, Mr. and Mrs. Vic- 
tor Bierbaum, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bierbaum and Miss Louise Fenske, all of Willmar, MN. ; 
Jack Freese and family, of Claire City, SD.; Ernest Fenske and Melroy, of Gibon, MN.; and 
Miss Eileen Dickenson, of Gabriel, CA. 

The couple left Thursday on a honeymoon to the Black Hills. For travel the bride 
wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. They will make their home at the present 
with the bride's parents. ^^^*^^**^^ j^^e 17^ 1948 

MARLYS BLADOW AND DENNIS BOELKE MARRIED 

At 9 o'clock Monday morning, June 21st, a pretty wedding was solemnized at the St. 
Philip's rectory when Miss Marlys Bladow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bladow, of Hankin- 
son, became the bride of Dennis Boelke, son of Mrs. Mary Boelke, of Tyler, in a double 
ring ceremony. 

The bride was escorted in by her father. She wore a street length princess styled 
dress of white sharkskin, a white hat with blue veiling and blue lace elbow length gloves. 
She carried a colonial bouquet of yellow roses and white pompoms. The matron of honor, Mrs. 
Gerald Boelke, wore a pink mesh dress with white accessories and also pearl earrings and 
necklace, a gift of the bride. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations and white pom-poms. 

The bridesmaid, Mrs. Kenneth Roth, sister of the bride, wore a light blue dress with 
white accessories and also wore pearl earrings and necklace, gifts of the bride. She carr- 
ied a colonial bouquet of yellow carnations and white pom-poms. 

The groom was attended by his brother, Gerald Boelke and Kenneth Roth. The bridegroom 
and Mr. Roth wore blue suits and Mr. Boelke a suit of grey. All wore boutonnieres of white 
carnations. 

The bride's mother wore a grey dress and wore a corsage of white carnations and red 
rosebuds. The bridegroom's mother woere a nvay blue dress and a corsage of white carnations 
and red rosebuds. 

Following the ceremony a reception was served the immediate families at the bride's home. 
The home was decorated beautifully with blue and white streamers and garden flowers. A 
three tier wedding cake topped with a minature bride and groom formed the centerpiece of 

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the table. The cake was baked by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Albert Bladow, Jr. 

For traveling the bride wore a green linen suit with white eyelet accessories and wore 
a corsage of yellow roses. The young couple will be at home in Foeston, MN., where the 



groom is employed. ^******^** 



June 24, 1948 



Mr. and Mrs. Harold Braun, of Fairbault, MN., visited at the Jos. A. Reinke home Thurs- 
day. While here they attended the wedding of a former classmate of Mrs. Braun's. She was 
Jeanette Macheel, of Lidgerwood. 



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June 24, 1948 



Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Hoefs, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Coppin and Carl Kath returned home 
Monday after spending a few days visiting relatives at Faribualt, MN. While there they 
attended the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krueger. 

********** June 17, 1948 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. George Kath and family returned home last Monday afternoon 
after spending four days in Minnesota, where they attended the wedding of Arthur Krueger. 

********** June 24, 1948 

HANKINSON MAN WED AT ST. LOUIS 

In an impressive ceremony at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, St. Louis, MO., Miss Edith 
E. Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Clark, of Champaign, IL. , was recently united in 
holy wedlock to Mr. Fred J. Pankow, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pankow, of Hankinson, ND. 
The marriage was solemnized on June 13th at 3 o'clock PM., with Rev. Paul Strege, of Winfield 
KS., and the Rev. Ahres Melendez, of St. Louis, officiating. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white marquisette over 
taffeta with a square neckline, a long fitted bodice, a full, gathered skirt, and long full 
sleeves gathered at the wrist. There were three rows of eyelets at the waist and three rows 
placed diagonally on the sleeves. The bridal veil was of white illusion gathered on a heart- 
shaped frame, which was trimmed with a lace ruffle and tiny orange blossoms. She carried a 
white Bible trimmed with an orchid and white baby carnations. 

The bride's four attendants were her cousins, Helen Clark, Lois Fewil, Barbara Clark 
and her sister-in-law, Alice Clark. They were similarly gowned in net over taffeta, in 
rainbow colors of yellow, (portion missing) ruffle, at the bottom of the skirt. The gowns 
had a boat neck and an of f-the-shoulder ruffle. Another ruffle, at the bottom of the skirt, 
was caught up in the back at the center of the waistline with a net and taffeta rosette 
forming a bustle effect. The bridesmaids wore shirred headbands of the same material as 
their gowns and carried mixed spring flowers in colonial style bouquets of colors to harmon- 
ize with their gowns. 

The groom's attendants were William Clark, Jr., and Donald Clark, brothers of the bride, 
and Walter Lutz and George Bakker, friends of the groom. Kenneth Mahler, of Fairmount, and 
Eugene Flachmeire, of St. Louis, served as ushers. As the relatives and friends of the 
young couple gathered for the ceremony, Prof. Martin H. Stellhorn, of the St. Louis Instit- 

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ute of Music, played a medley of favorite hymns. The wedding party proceeded to the altar 
while the organist played his special arrangement of "Let Us Ever Walk With Jesus." 

The congregation opened the wedding service with the singing of selected stanzas of 
"Our God, Help In Ages Past," The marriage address was given by the Rev. Paul Strege, close 
friend of the groom. The marriage itself was solemnized by the Rev. Andres Melendex, speak- 
er of the Lutheran Spanish Hour. Mr. Emil Wilde, staff baritone at radio station KFUO, sang 
"The Lord's Prayer," and the congregation closed the service with the singing of the "Lord 
of the Living Harvest." 

The bridal party retired from the church as Mendelsohn's Wedding March was played. At 
the reception held at St. Stephen's Parish Hall, the newlyweds received the best wishes of 
their friends and the relatives. The guests received servings of wedding cake and punch 
from the bride's table. 

After the reception the bridal couple left on a short trip to Champaign, XL., where the 
bride's father is engaged as research physiologist at the Univ. of Illinois. The couple 
will reside in St. Louis for one year, while Mr. Pankow terminates his studies at Concordia 
Seminary and Washington University. Mrs. Pankow will continue as instructor in Spanish at 
Washington University. ^ ***** ^ * * * j^^ly 1^ 1948 

SCHILTZ - LEWIS WEDDING IN MOORHEAD, MN. 
Miss Pricilla Schiltz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Schiltz, of Rosholt, SD., was marr- 
ied at 2 o'clock PM. , on Saturday at Moorhead, MN. , to Mr. Lee Lewis, of Moorhead. 

A reception was held by the bride's parents on Sunday. The table was beautifully decor- 
ated in pink and white and the centerpiece was a lovely three tier wedding cake. About 75 
guests were present. 

Those attending from Hankinson were: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schiltz and children and Miss 
Marie Schiltz. Mrs. Lewis graduated from St. Francis Academy here two years ago. 

********** July 8, 1948 

MARION BERNARD AND ALOYS ZACH MARRIED AT ST, PHILLIP'S THURSDAY 

St. Phillip's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding Thursday morning at 9 o'clock 
when Marion Elizabeth Bernard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard became the bride of 
Aloys A. Zach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Zach, of Rosholt, SD. Very Rev. G. C. Bierens 
officiated at the nuptial mass. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a gown of ivory wite satin trimmed with deep lace, 
cut entrain with full skirt, sweetheart neckline and long sleeves. She wore a long veil and 
carried a bridal bouquet of pink and white carnations and ferns. 

Veronica Zach was the Maid of Honor and wore a yellow taffeta gown. Margaret and Val- 
eria Bernard, sisters of the bride, acted as Bridesmaids and wore gowns of pink and blue 
marquisette. All wore corsages and carried arm bouquets of garden flowers. 

The grooms attendants were Franklin Zach and Dennis Bernard. An all day reception was 
held at the home of the bride's parents. The table decorations were in pink and white and 
the centerpiece was a four tier wedding cake. Garden flowers given by the groom's mother 

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and Mrs. Krause, of Rosholt, decorated the rooms. Ramona Bauer, Delores Leavitt, and Aud- 
rey Clarey acted as waitresses. In the evening a dance was given in their honor. 

The happy couple left for their honeymoon trip to points of interest in Nebraska. They 
plan to visit Boy's Town. After their trip they will reside on a farm near Rosholt. 

********** July 8, 19A8 

MARGARET FRINK BRIDE OF CHARLES H. KING JUNE 19 

At a double ring ceremony at the Methodist Holiness Church in Parshall, MN. , Margaret 
Ellen Frink, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Frink, of Plaza, became the bride of Charles H. 
King, son of Mr. and Mrs, Harry King, of Hankinson. 

The Rev. Bobin Hauser read the double ring ceremony on June 19th in a setting of pink 
peonies and white irises. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white slipper 
satin with a fitted bodice extended in a train. Her finger tip veil of illusion was edged 
with wide imported lace and she carried an arm bouquet of red roses. Her pearl necklace was 
a gift of the bridegroom. 

Pre-nuptial music was played by Miss Josephine Hauser who also accompanied Ronald Hauser 
who sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "Because." Miss Elsie Reum, of Plaza, was the bridesmaid. 
She wore a blue gown fashioned with a fitted bodice and full skirt and carried a bouquet of 
red roses. Mark Frink was bestman and serving as ushers were Walter Swenson and Dale Frink. 

Faye King, sister of the bridegroom, was flower girl and was charming in her white gown 
with blue trimmings. She scattered wild rose petals gathered from the prairies along Shell 
Creek. Mrs. Frink, mother of the bride, wore a costume of brown and rose. Mrs. King, mother 
of the groom, wore navy blue. Their corsages were red roses. 

Following the ceremony a reception for fifty guests was held at the house of the brides 't 
aunt, Mrs. Juliette Hove. Mrs. E. C. Frink, of Lakota, served. Miss Louise Frink had charge 
of the guest book. Both are aunts of the bride. Fern Hauser, Darlene Engen and Lorelia Heu- 
er were in charge of the dining room, under the supervision of Mrs. Albin Engan, Mrs. Dale 
Frink served the wedding cake. 

Out of town guests were: Dr. and Mrs. Irvin Hanson and Mrs. E. C. Frink. and children, 
of Lakota; cousins of the bride from Ardock, ND.; Mrs. and Mrs. Ostby, of Douglas, ND.; and 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry King and daughter, Faye, of Hankinson. 

The bride is a graduate of the Plaza High School and attended the State School of Science 
at Wahpeton. Mr. King is a graduate of the Hankinson High Schools and of the Science School 
at Wahpeton. Charles spent three years in the U. S. Army. 

After the reception the couple left for Bismarck. Mrs. King wore a blue wool suit with 

black and white accessories. 

********** July 8, 19A8 

Mrs. Leo Brinkman announces the engagement of her daughter, Geneva Irene to Mr. Albert 
J. Denilauler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Denilauler, of Somonauk, IL. Mr. Denilauler 
is a chemical engineering student at the Univ. of Wyoming. Miss Brinkman is employed as a 
special duty nurse at the St. Francis Hospital at Evanston, IL. 

********** July 8, 1948 

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Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bailey, of St. Paul, spent the weekend at the latter's home, Mr. and 
Mrs. Rudolph Gustman. They were honored with a bridal shower Sunday afternoon. They rec- 
eived many lovely gifts. They returned to their home Monday, 

********** July 8, 1948 

GILBERT HOEFS TO BE MARRIED JULY 17 

Announcements have been received by relatives telling of the coming marriage of Gilbert 
Hoefs, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hoefs, Sr. , of Fairmount, ND., and lone Deloris 
Kollman, of Carrington, ND. The wedding will take place Saturday July 17th, at Carrington. 

********** July 15, 1948 

GEORGIANA KINN AND DAN MAACK MARRIED AT ST. PHILLPS MONDAY 

St. Philip's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding, Monday morning at 9 AM., 
(July 12th) when Georgianna R. Kinn, daughter of Mrs. Mike Kinn, became the bride of Dan J. 
Maack, son of Mrs. Rose Maack of Lidgerwood, ND. Very Rev. G. C. Beierns officiated at the 
nuptial mass in a double ring ceremony. 

The bride was charmingly attired (portion missing) with a sweetheart neckline and lace 
insertions. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a beaded tiara. The accessories were 
a two strand pearl necklace, a gift of the groom, white gloves trimmed with lace, a gift of 
the bridesmaid and a lace handkerchief, a gift of the groom's mother. She carried a bridal 
bouquet of red and white roses and ferns. 

Leona German acted as bridesmaid and wore a gown of blue taffeta. The bridesmaid's 
headband and veil was of the same material as her gown. She carried a bouquet of pink car- 
nations. The groom's attendant was Joe Moiz of Lidgerwood. The groom and bestman both wore 
blue pinstripe suits. 

Mrs. Kinn, mother of the bride, wore a costume of navy and white. Mrs. Maack, mother 
of the groom, wore a costume of light blue and black. Their corsages were yellow roses. 

Following the ceremony a reception for 70 guests was held at the St. Phillip's Church 
parlors which was decorated in white, blue and pink. The waitresses were Beth and Doris 
Mourer, Gertrude Sadlicka and Joan Scheller. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy. Mr. Maack is a graduate of Lidger- 
wood High School. Dan served in the U. S. Navy. After the wedding dance in Lidgerwood, Mr. 
and Mrs. Maack left for Northern Minnesota and Canada. Mrs. Maack wore a brown going away 
suit. ********** July 15, 1948 

ENGAGEMENT OF DAUGHTER ANNOUNCED 

Mr. and Mrs. James P. P. Tulloch of Hankinson, ND., announce the engagement and approa- 
ching marriage of their daughter, Helen Elizabeth, to William F. Avery, son of Mr. and Mrs. 

George W. Avery of Stephen, MN. 

********** July 22, 1948 

PATRICIA PROCHASKE BECOMES BRIDE OF DENNIS BRUMMOND 
Dennis Brummond, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Brummond, of this city, and Patricia Prochaske, 
daughter of Mrs. Margaret Prochaske of Lidgerwood, were united in marriage on Saturday at 

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Breckenridge, MN. They were attended by Miss Nayda Rapp of Lidgerwood and Ronald Mauer. Mr. 
and Mrs. Brummond plan to leave in a few days for Richland, WA., where they will make their 
home. ********** August 5, 1948 

MARLYS FAUST WEDS JAMES BLADOW 

On Saturday, July 31st, Marlys Faust, daughter of Peter Faust of Wahpeton, became the 
bride of James A. Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed A. Bladow of Hankinson. The ceremony took 
place at Wahpeton. The bride was attired in a blue suit with white accessories. The groom 
wore a gray suit. Attending the couple were Dorothy Mauer and Edward Kuehl, both of Hankinsoi 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy at Hankinson. The groom is a veteran 
of World War II, having spent two years over seas. At present he is employed at the Land 0' 
Lakes Creamery. * * * ^ ***** * ^^g^3t 5^ 1948 

BERNICE SCHELLER WEDS ARTHUR BAER SATURDAY 

A very pretty wedding ceremony was solemnized Saturday, August 7th at 9 o'clock, at the 
St. Philip's Church when Miss Bernice Scheller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Scheller, of 
Hankinson, became the bride of Mr. Arthur Baer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baer of St. Nazlanz, 
WI. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Raymond Scheller. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white satin with fitted bod- 
ice, long tight fitted sleeves coming to a point at the wrist and the neckline was a yoke of 
marquisette edged in lace. The skirt was fashioned with lace inserts which extended into a 
long train. She wore a fingertip veil, lace edged and held in place with a tiara of seed 
pearls. Her bouquet was red roses and white carnations. 

The bride was attended by Miss Marcella Klein, maid of honor. Miss Caroline Mauer and 
Miss Mary Kassa were bridesmaids. The maid of honor was attired in a gown of light green 
satin with fitted bodice. The neckline was edged in lace and the skirt was fashioned with 
lace inserts. She wore matching gloves and a head band of white carnations and carried a 
bouquet of yellow roses. Miss Mauer wore a gown of lavender brocaded satin, with fitted 
bodice and sweetheart neckline. Miss Kassa wore a yellow satin gown with fitted bodice and 
Bertha collar. Both wore headbands of white carnations and carried bouquets of pink and 
white carnations. They also wore a double strand of pearls, gifts of the bride. 

The bridegroom was attended by Arnold Scheller, brother of the bride, as bestman and 
Roman Backhaus of St. Nazlanz, WI., friend of the bridgroom. 

Following the ceremony a dinner and reception was held at the brides home. The brides 
table was centered with a three tier wedding cake and the decorations were in blue and white. 

The brides mother wore a gray dress with black accessories, and the grooms mother wore 
a navy dress with white accessories. Both wore corsages of red roses. 

Visitors from Wisconsin who were present for the ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. John Baer 
and their son Jimmy, Miss Mable Dax from Milwaukee: Orville Henshiek of Kiel and Miss Mary 
Kassa from Manatwack and Art Riester of St. Nazianz, and Miss Marcella Klise from St. Nazianz. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy and was employed at the Publishing 

Department in St. Nazianz, WI , for the past two years. The couple will reside on a farm 

south of town. ,,„, August 12, 19A8 

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FORMER RESIDENT WEDS NEW ULM GIRL MONDAY 

A candlelight service was used Monday afternoon for the wedding of Mrs. Caledonia 
Doyle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Barnell, of New Ulm, and Ray G. Gabbert of New Ulm, 
son of John Gabbert of Hankinson, ND. The 2:30 PM double ring ceremony was read by the Rev. 
M. Lee Wilson, in the Methodist Church. A basket of gladioli decorated either side of the 
altar. 

Mrs. R. A. Lentz sang "Because," and "The Lord's Prayer." Miss Mary Lee Wilson was 
the organist. With a blue summer gabardine suit having three quarter length sleeves, the 
bride wore white accessories. She had a gardenia corsage and wore her mother's gold locket. 

Elaine Barnell, niece of the bride, was bridesmaid and wore a pink butcher linen suit 
having three quarter length sleeves. She also wore white accessories and a pair of gold 
earrings, gift of the bride. Her corsage consisted of blue carnations and pink sweetpeas. 

Walter Gabbert of Hastings attended his brother as bestman and ushers were brothers of 
the bride, Kenneth Barnell of Minneapolis and Leo Barnell of New Ulm. 

Forty relatives and friends were guests at a 5:30 dinner at the bride's home where dec- 
orations were pink, blue and white streamers. Table centerpiece was a two tier wedding cake 
baked by the bride's cousin, Mrs. Erwin Schnobrich of New Ulm. Waitresses were Mrs. Gab- 
bert 's niece; Miss Laray Kelm of Big Fork, and Miss Joleen Lindmeyer. Each received, from 
the bride, a yellow organdy apron. In the evening a dance was held in George's ballroom 
where music was furnished by Fezz Fritsche's Orchestra. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gabbert will make their home in New Ulm with the bride's parents. A grad- 
uate of Hankinson High School, Mr. Gabbert is a member of the Fezz Fritsche Orchestra. 
Mr. . Gabbert is a graduate of New Ulm High School and is a cashier at the New Ulm Theater. 

Mrs. Ann Renegar and daughter, Judy Ann, attended from Hankinson. 

********** August 12, 1948 

COMING MARRIAGE OF BETTY KORTH IS ANNOUNCED 
Relatives and friends here have received announcements telling of the coming marriage 
of Betty Korth, daughter of Charles Korth, of Breckenridge to Will Collins of Seattle, WA. 

The marriage will take place in Seattle on August 20th. Betty is a former resident 
of this city and has been employed at Seattle for some time. 

********** August 12, 1948 

CORRINE ALBERS BECOMES BRIDE OF AL HART 
Word has been received here by friends and relatives of the marriage of Corrine Albers 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Albers of Lidgerwood, to Mr. Al Hart of Rhinelander, WI. 
They were married on July 20th, at Rhinelander and plan to make their home there. 

********** August 12, 1948 

COMING MARRIAGE IS ANNOUNCED 
Announcements are out, telling of the coming marriage of Stanley Schuett of this city, 
to Jeannine Weigman of Baltimore, MD. The wedding will take place on Sept. 4th. 

********** August 19, 1948 

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ANNOUNCE COMING MARRIAGE OF DAUGHTER 

Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Vick, announce the engagement of their daughter. Marvel Phylane 
to William Dohn, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Dohn, of Bismarck, ND. The wedding will take 
place Aug. 30th, at the First Baptist Church at Bismarck, ND. 

********** August 19, 19A8 

GLADYS BLADOW WEDS GORDON RICHTER AT ST. PAUL SAT. lAth 

St. Stephanus Church at St. Paul was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Saturday, 
August 14th, at 4 o'clock when Gladys Bladow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed A. Bladow of this 
city, became the bride of Gordon Richter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Richter of St. Paul, MN. 
Reverend Herbert Wunderlick of St. Paul officiated at the ceremony. 

The bride was attired in an aqua green suit with white accessories. She carried a bou- 
quet of red roses and white carnations. Her bridesmaid was Dena Bellin of Hankinson, who 
wore an aqua suit with white accessories and a corsage consisting of gardinas and tea roses. 

The bridegroom wore a blue suit and was attended by his brother, Vernon Richter, who 
wore a brown suit. 

After the ceremony a reception was held at Ott's Cafe in St. Paul. All the tables were 
beautifully decorated with cut flowers. On Sunday, August 15th, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Richter, 
parents of the groom, also entertained for the newlyweds and relatives. 

Before leaving on a trip through the Black Hills in South Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Richter 
visited here at the home of Mrs. Richter 's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. A. Bladow. The couple 
plan to make their home at St. Paul. 

Those attending the wedding from Hankinson were Mr. and Mrs. Ed A. Bladow and son Paul. 

********** August 19, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred F. Medenwaldt were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Mr. 
and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelman home. In the evening they attended the double wedding shower given 
in honor of Jeanette Ziegelman and Wendell Pratt and also for Arleen Ziegelman and Leland 
Mostad. They received many lovely gifts. At the close of the evening a pot luck lunch 
was served. ********** August 19, 1948 

SONORA. . . .Mrs. Henry Theede and Mrs. Adolph Theede, Mrs. Otto Kysilka, Mrs. Chris 
Krump, Mrs. Anton Meyer and Mrs. Floyd Eichhorn attended the bridal shower of Mrs. Glen 
Berleson, (nee Marcella Herding) Sunday afternoon at Fairmount. 

********** August 19, 1948 

Mrs. James P. P. Tulloch left on Tuesday for Winnepeg, Canada, where she will visit 
with friends and also attend Che wedding of her nephew. 

Miss Helen Tulloch left on Saturday for Stephen, Minn,, where she spent the weekend 
with friends. She plans to leave from there for Winnepeg, Canada, where she will attend 
the wedding of her cousin on Wednesday. 

********** August 19, 1948 

CHARLOTTE GRAWE MARRIED AT KALISPELL, MT. 
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enroute from San Francisco, to attend the wedding of Charlotee Grawe, daughter of F. M. 
Grawe, Sr. The wedding took place on Wednesday, Aug. 18th. 

********** August 26, 1948 

CLEO CAULKINS, ROBERT SNEDDEKER WED AUGUST 5th 

At a simple candle light ceremony at 7:30 PM., on August 5th, in the presence of imm- 
ediate relatives in the home of Mr. and Mrs. 0. F. Caulkins of LeMars Township, their young- 
est daughter, Cleo, became the bride of Robert C. Sneddeker of Brule, NE. 

Rev. H. T. Nyhus of Rosholt, SD., officiated at the double ring ceremony. Piano music 
preceding the wedding ceremony was played by Mrs. Nyhus. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attired in a suit of gold color 
and her sister. Miss Bethel Caulkins, who acted as her bridesmaid, wore a similar suit of 
sage green. Both the bride and her bridesmaid wore beautiful corsages in harmony with their 
costumes. Jerry Sneddeker, brother of the groom, acted as bestman. All the men of the 
wedding party wore single white carnations boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother wore a dress of gray floral printed silk and a corsage of rose and 
white gladiolus. The house was decorated with a profusion of garden flowers. 

The supper table was beautiful with a center piece of candy tuft and asters and was 
lighted by white candles in crystal holders. Two lovely cakes graced the table, one a tra- 
dition wedding cake topped by a miniature bride and groom. The other, a cake made and charm- 
ingly decorated by Mrs. Fred Snyder for the shower held for the bride-to-be the day 
before the wedding, was presented to her by Mrs. Snyder. 

The groom is a graduate of the Ogilala High School at Nebraska and attended the Univ. 
of Denver, and Nebraska U. He is a surveyor in the employ of the Aero Service Corporation 
of Philadelphia, Photogrammetric Engineers. 

The bride is a graduate of the four year course at the Agricultural School at Morris, MN. 
and after her graduation in 1945, worked in Cleveland, OH., at war work for a time. The past 
several months she has been taking nurses training at the hospital in Bivabik, MN. 

After the wedding supper. Rev. and Mrs. Nyhus presented a program of violin and piano 
and vocal music, which was very much enjoyed by all present. 

The newly wedded couple left that same evening for Mr. Sneddeker 's home in Brule, NE., 
and from there they took a trip to the Rocky Mountains where they took many color photographs, 
color photography being the groom's special hobby. For the time being the young couple will 
travel together in his chosen work. 

********** August 25, 1948 

RECEIVES WORD OF NIECE'S MARRIAGE 
Mrs. Clara Kjelstrup has received word that her niece. Miss Elaine Glareem of Mc Clusky, 
ND., was married on Sunday to Rev. Eskil H. Fredrickson, of Chicago, IL. 

********** August 25, 1948 

Mrs. A. Henninger, Carol and Helen left Thursday morning for Bismarck where they will 
visit with relatives. While there they plan to attend the wedding of their son, Robert and 

also the wedding of a friend. ^ ^ August 25, 1948 

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Friends and relatives gathered at the Peter Schwering home on Sunday afternoon in 
compliment to Miss Althea Schwering who will become the bride of Mr. Ray Vaplon, of Lid- 
gerwood this month. Miss Schwering received many lovely gifts. 

********** August 26, 1948 

PAULINE KINN AND FRANCIS KRUMP WED HERE TUBS. 

Miss Pauline Kinn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nichalous Kinn of Portland, OR., became 
the bride of Francis V. Krump, son of Mrs. Anna Krump, in a double ring ceremony with a 
nuptial high mass read by Father Biems at 9 o'clock, on Tuesday morning. 

The bride wore a white slipper satin dress with fitted bodice and tight fitting sleeves 
coming to a point at the wrist. The dress was fashioned with lace inserts which extended 
into a long train. She wore a fingertip veil edged in lace, which was held in place with 
a tiara of seed pearls. Her bouquet was of red roses. The bride wore a pearl necklace, a 
gift of the groom. 

Miss Ladra Birchem, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. She wore a gown of 
blue nylon with a matching veil and a pearl necklace, a gift of the bride. Her bouquet 
was of red roses. 

Miss Deloris Kinn of Portland, OR., sister of the bride was bridesmaid. Her gown 
was of pink taffeta. She also wore a pearl necklace, gift of the bride. She carried a 
bouquet of roses and wore a crown of roses. 

The two flower girls were Cecelia Birchem, cousin of the bride and Anna Margaret Mano- 
wski, niece of the groom. Their dresses were pink and blue and they carried baskets of 
red roses. 

The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Leo Krump, as best man and Martin Krump, 
as groomsman. They all wore blue pin stripe suits with white carnations. 

Mrs. Kinn, mother of the bride wore a blue crepe dress. Mrs. Krump, mother of the 
groom, wore a blue and white crepe dress. Both wore corsages of gladiolus and roses. 

Following the ceremony a wedding dinner and reception was held in the church parlors. 
Covers were laid for 100 guests. A four tier wedding cake topped with a minature bride 
and groom formed the center piece of the bride's table. Table waitresses were: Catherine 
and Colleen Skogg, Elizabeth Kassa, Mary Ann Schultz, Betty Lou Krump and Mary Renelts. 

After the dinner the bride opened her many beautiful gifts. They will make their 
home on the grooms farm near Great Bend. 

Out of town guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Renelt and family, Wilmot, SD. , Mr. 
and Mrs. Joe Renelt and family, Rosholt, SD., Mr. and Mrs. Manikowski, Breckenridge, MN., 
Mr. and Mrs. James Harrington, Mrs. Thos. Harrington, Mrs. Henry Cuffe, all of Sisseton, SD. 
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Kinn and daughter Deloris, of Portland, OR., were also out of town guests. 
They returned to their home on Thursday. 

********** September 2, 19A8 

ANNOUNCES ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kutter announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlys Delores, 
to John La Qua, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. La Qua, of this city. 

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ROSEMARY BIRNBAUM AND RAYMOND LENZEN VOWS APOKEN MONDAY 

A solemn ceremony was witnessed August 30th at the St. Philips Church when Rosemary- 
Roberta Birnbaum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Bimbaum, and Raymond Lenzen, son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Lenzen, were united in Holy Matrimony. 

The bride wore a dress of white satin. The yoke and bodice were of French imported 
lace. The skirt was caught up and held by a rose, which showed triple rows of lace flou- 
ncing. She wore a fingertip veil edged with lace with a beaded crown. The bride carried 
a bouquet of pink roses and white asters. 

The maid of honor, Lorraine Bimbaum, a sister of the bride, wore a dress of green 
mist. The bridesmaid, Mary Lenzen, a sister of the groom, wore a dress of pink mist. 
Both carried bouquets of pink roses and carnations and wore pearl earrings, a gift of the 
bride. 

The best man was the grooms brother, Maurice, and the usher was Lawrence Bimbaum, 
a brother of the bride. The flower girl, Phyllis Wilm, wore a dress of canary yellow and 
carried a nosegay of roses. She wore a silver locket, a gift of the bride. 

The brides mother wore a dress of blue with white accessories and a corsage of pink 
and white roses. The grooms mother wore a black dress with white accessories and a cor- 
sage of roses. 

A formal dinner was served at 11:30 at the home of the bride to 75 guests. A recept- 
ion was held at 3 o'clock for relatives and friends. Many lovely and useful gifts were 
received by the bride. 

Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pazimbo, Mr. and Mrs. John Kaczynski, Sr., 
and Mr. and Mrs. George Smykowski of Geneseo and Mrs. Hans Anderson and Dorothy of Detroit 
Lakes, MN. ********** September 2, 19A8 

Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Gollnick of Minneapolis, MN., and formerly of this vicinity, annou- 
nce the engagement of their daughter, Anita, to Harold Acomb, of Cincinnati, OH., son of 

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Acomb. 

********** September 2, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Simonson and daughters spent Sunday at New Effington, SD., where 
they attended the wedding of the former's mother, Mrs. Clara Simonson to Mr. Frank Martinek. 

********** September 2, 19A8 

Mrs. Minnie Jentz left on Saturday for Cooperstown, ND., where she attended the wedding 
of her grandson, Roger Bakken. From there she plans to visit several days with Mrs. K. C. 
Readon at Fargo. ********** September 2, 1948 

KATHLEEN BERGLUND and JAMES SCHELLER EXCHANGE VOWS 

The Church of the Holy Family in Minneapolis was the scene of a very pretty wedding 
when Miss Kathleen Berglund, daughter of Mrs. Eric Zanesel of Minneapolis, became the bride 
of James Scheller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Scheller of this city. Rev. Father Raymond 
Scheller of Fargo, brother of the groom officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a gown of white satin fashioned in princess lines and wore an arm length 

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veil which fell from a coronet of pearls. Miss Carol Deans, cousin of the bride acted as 
bridesmaid and the groom was attended by his brother, Thomas Scheller. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given in honor of the couple at the Citizen's 
Club. The happy couple spent a week's honeymoon at Ottertail Lake. 

The bride is well known here, having attended the St. Francis Academy here, graduating 
with the Class of 1948. She was employed in Minneapolis during the summer months. The 
groom is a resident of this city and graduated from the St. Francis Academy. He spent two 
years with the armed forces, and last year attended St. John's University. He will attend 
again this year. The couple will make their home in St. Cloud. 

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Scheller and family attended the wedding. 

********** September 9, 1948 

PHYLLANE VICK BECOMES BRIDE OF WILLIAM DOHN 

Large baskets of mixed gladioli and white tapers in candelabra decorated the First 
Baptist Church in Bismarck Monday for the wedding of Miss Phyllane Vick, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. L. K. Vick, of Hankinson, to William Dohn, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Dohn, of 
Bismarck. 

The single ring ceremony was read by Rev. Roy Wigand.. A program of nuptial music was 
played by Mrs. John L. Hughes at the piano. She sang, "0 Promise Me" preceeding the cere- 
mony. 

The bride, who was escorted to the altar and given in marriage by her father, was 
attired in a two piece suit of golden tan wool crepe. The long jacket was fashioned with 
a small turned back collar and a tiered peplum detail at the hipline. She wore a black 
off-the-face hat with black flecked veiling and her other accessories also were in black. 
Talisman roses formed her corsage. 

As matron of honor the bride chose Mrs. Helmer Rusth who wore a suit of grey wool 
crepe, styled with a long loose jacket, featuring a wide round collar and pointed cuffs- 
She wore a black half-hat and other accessories in black. Her corsage was of American 
Beauty roses. Her gift from the bride was a gold choker and matching bracelet set with 
rhinestones. 

Daniel Wagar attended Mr. Dohn as best man. Ushers were Helmer Rusth and Milton Klein. 
The bride's mother and the grooms mother were attired in gray silk crepe dresses with dark 
accessories and wore corsages of roses in pastel colors. 

Covers were laid for 50 guests at the wedding dinner which was served in the Gold Room 
of the Patterson Hotel following the ceremony. Rosebuds, carnations, sweetpeas and fern 
leaves decorated the table. The three tiered wedding cake, which was served by Miss Gladys 
MacQueen, who flew to Bismarck from St. Paul, was encircled with roses and topped with a 
rose corsage. 

The guest book was presided over by Mrs. Stanley MacQueen of Bismarck. The couple 
left on a week's honeymoon trip to the Black Hills. 

Mrs. Dohn is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and she also studied at the Inter- 
state Business College at Fargo and attended Concordia College at Moorhead for two years. 

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She spent two years in Washington D. C. in the employ of the F. B. I. She is now 
employed as a stenographer in the offices of radio station K. F. Y. R. 

A graduate of the Bismarck High School, Mr. Dohn is a veteran of service in World War 
II. He graduated this year from the Bismarck Junior College and plans to continue his 
education this fall at the Univ. of Calif. He is employed at the Bowman Furniture Company. 

Out of town guests were the brides grandmother, Mrs. Marie Rood of Grace City, ND., 
Mrs. Frank LaQua, Senator and Mrs. Jos. A. Reinke and daughter Mary Theresa, of Hankinson, 
Mrs. Ed LaQua of Clitheral, MN., and Mrs. Wallace Manikowski of Mooreton. 

Enroute to Bismarck from the Black Hills, Mr. and Mrs. Dohn visited from Sunday until 
Monday in the Vick home here. 

********** September 9, 1948 

MISS WIEGMAN AND STANLEY SCHUETT WED AT BALTIMORE MD, 

Miss Jeannine Wiegman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wiegman, Sr., of Baltimore, MD., 
and Stanley Schuett, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Schuett, Sr., of Hankinson, were married 
Saturday, Sept. 4th, 1948, at 12 o'clock noon. Rev. Lehman officiated at the single ring 
ceremony spoken in the United Evangelical Church in Baltimore. 

The bride was gowned in white marquisette. A bonnet held her fingertip veil of illus- 
ion and she carried an old fashioned bouquet of assorted white flowers. 

Miss Geraldine Fousek, maid of honor, wore a gown of orchid marquisette and a headdress 
of orchid netting. 

William H. Hood attended as best man. David Wiegman, Jr., brother of the bride, and 
Thomas Creegan, ushered. 

Following a breakfast at the Park Plaza Hotel at Baltimore, Mr. and Mrs. Schuett left 
for his home in Hankinson. Upon returning to Baltimore the couple will reside at 3808 
Northern Parkway. ********** September 9, 1948 

HENNINGERS ATTEND WEDDING OF SON 
Mr. and Mrs. A. Henninger and daughters, Helen and Carol returned Monday after spend- 
ing two weeks visiting relatives and friends in Bismarck. While in Bismarck they attended 
the wedding of their son, Robert, to Miss Zena Erickson of Bismarck. 

The ceremony took place at 8 o'clock at the Presbyterian Church in Bismarck. A rec- 
eption was held in honor of the couple at the country club, following the ceremony. 
Helen and Carol Henninger were in charge of the guest book. 

********** September 9, 1948 

FLORENCE GRAWE WEDS THOMAS MC KEOWN 

Rev. Father Jan 0' Sullivan was celebrant at the Nuptial Mass at which Miss Florence 
Charlotte Grawe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick W. Grawe of Kalispel, MT., and Thomas 
Lawrence Mc Keown, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Mc Keown of Whitehall, MT., were united in 
marriage at 10 o'clock Friday morning, Aug. 18th, in St. Mathews Church, at Kalispel. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in a wedding gown of white 
slipper satin, fashioned with a round neckline. She wore an arm length veil attached to 

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a coronet of pearls. 

Miss March Denny, sorority sister of the bride was maid of honor. James Mc Keown of 
Whitehall was his brothers bestman. 

A wedding breakfast was served following the ceremony. The bride is a graduate of 
Fleathead County High School and of the Montana State University, where she is affiliated 
with Alpha Phi national fraternity. For the past year she was instructor in home economics 
in Dawson County High School at Glendive, MT. 

The groom graduated from Whitehall High School. He was with the armed forces for two 
years, serving part time in the Philippines. He is a student at Montana State College at 
Boseman, majoring in education and at which place the young couple will make their home. 

********** September 9, 19A8 

PRATT- ZIEGELMAN, MOSTAD-ZIEGELMAN WED AT DOUBLE CEREMONY 

Vases of beautiful gladiolas and asters and candelabra decorated the Trinity Lutheran 
Church in Great Bend Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5th, at 2 o'clock when the Misses Jeanette 
and Arlene Rose Ziegelman, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. August Ziegelman of Great Bend, became 
the brides of Wendell Pratt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claire Pratt of Gully, MN. , and Leland 
Mostad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mostad of Langdon, ND., at a double ring ceremony per- 
formed by Rev. J. Rengstorf. 

The trio, consisting of Misses Rae Joan, Jacqueline and Yvonne Weiss, sang "The Lord's 
My Sheperd" and "Bless Be the Tie That Binds" accompanied on the organ by Mr. Marlowe John- 
son. To the strains of nuptial music played by Mrs. Alfred Koppelman, the brides entered 
on a white way on the arms of their father, who gave each daughter in marriage, Jeanette 
was the first to say her Nuptial vows. 

Jeanette had as her matron of honor. Miss Adeline Wolters of Barney, and her brides- 
maid was Miss Verona Mueller of rural Wahpeton, cousin of the bride, while Harvey Pratt 
attended his brother as best man and Raymond Ziegelman, brother of the bride also was an 
attendant. 

Miss Arlene' s matron of honor was her cousin. Miss Hazel Ziegelman of rural Hankinson 
and her bridesmaid was her cousin Miss Katherine Hoefs of Fairmount . Leland was attended 
by his brother, Merwyn Mostad of Langdon and Alfred Ziegelman, brother of the bride. 

Candle lighters and ushers were Norman Koppelman of Breckenrige and Herbert Mueller of 
rural Wahpeton. 

The brides wore gowns of white slipper satin with net yokes and heavy lace trim with 
fitted bodice, tight fitting sleeves coming to a point at the wrist. The gowns were fashion- 
ed with lace ruffles on both sides of the skirt and had a long train. They wore fingertip 
veils edged with heavy lace and were held in place with a beaded tiara. Their bridal bouquets 
were of red roses with long white streamers. 

They each wore a three strand pearl necklace, gifts of the bridegrooms. The bridal 
attendants wore floor length gowns in similar style and each carried a bouquet of gladiolas 
and roses. Miss Adeline's gown was blue net. Miss Veronica's gown was lavender nylon, Miss 
Hazel's gown was pink silk with net skirt and Miss Katherines gown was aqua silk with net 

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insertion. All wore pearl earrings a gift of the bride. 

Mrs. August Zlegelman, mother of the brides wore a corsage of gladiolas and yellow 
roses. Mrs. Claire Pratt wore a black silk dress with white trim and wore a corsage of 
gladiolas and yellow roses. Mrs. Edgar Mostad wore a brown and white sheer dress and a 
corsage of gladiolas and yellow roses. 

A reception was held at the brides home to about 115 guests. A blue, white and pink 
color scheme was carried out in the decorations. A beautiful twin three tier wedding cake 
centered the brides table. 

Both brides are well known in Wahpeton. Mrs. Pratt is employed at Linn Harris and 
will continue there. Mrs. Mostad was employed at the College Inn at Fargo. Mr. Pratt is 
employed at the Otter Tail Power Company. Mr. Mostad is a Technecian at the Agricultural 
College at Fargo. Both men served with the armed forces. 

Table waitresses were: Miss Gladys Koppelman, Miss Betty Lou Cast, Miss Velman Ziegel- 
man. Miss Doreen and Marlys Bohn. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Pratt will make their home at 215 5th St. No., Wahpeton following 
a short wedding trip and will be at home Sept. 13th. Mrs. Pratt's going away costume was 
a navy blue suit with white accessories. 

Mr. and Mrs. Mostad will make their home at 1245 Broadway, Fargo and will be at home 
Sept. 20th, following a wedding trip to various points. Mrs. Mostad 's going away costume 
was a black suit with white accessories. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mostad and Merwyn of Langdon, Mr. and Mrs. 
Claire Pratt of Gully, MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin, Fergus Falls, MN.; Mrs. Fred Pass- 
enheim of Huron, SD.; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Pratt and Diane of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. 
Alfred Koppelman and family of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Carpentar and family of 
Denver, CO.; Mr. Wayne Mostad of Denver, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Knoble, Fostan, MN.: Mrs. 
Dorothy Nesvold, Gully, MN.; and Rebecca, Shirley and Freman Knoble, of Fostan, MN. 

********** September 9, 1948 

MANTADOR Mr. and Mrs. Peter Fettes of Ashton, lA. , Mrs. Katherine Bolsen of Water- 
loo, lA. , and Mr. Will Fettes of Sibley, lA. , attended the wedding of their niece, Althea 
Scheuring this past week and visited with relatives and friends before returning to their 
homes. ********** September 9, 1948 

Elsworth Klimek, who is employed here, spent from Saturday until Wednesday at his home 
at Henning, MN., where he attended the wedding of his brother. 

********** September 9, 1948 

WAYNE LUBENOW MARRIED 
Mr. and Mrs. Durk Cressey and daughters and Mrs. John Hoist motored to Valley City Sun- 
day where they attended the wedding of the latter 's grandson, Wayne Lubenow, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Al Lubenow, to Miss Mary Lou Christopherson of Valley City. The wedding took place at 
the Methodist Church there and following the ceremony a reception was held in honor of the 

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IRENE THEEDE AND ALLEN TROM WED 

St. Philip's Catholic Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding Tuesday morning 
when Miss Irene Theede, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Theede of Sonera, became the bride 
of Allen Trom, son of Rose Trom of Fairmount, at a double ring ceremony performed by Very 
Rev, G. C. Biems. 

The altars were decorated with pink and white Gladiolas and white Carnations. The 
bride was given in marriage by her father and wore a gown of white marquisette, with a 
large Bertha collar edged with heavy lace, and fitted with Mary Stuart sleeves, full length 
skirt with a long train. She carried a bridal bouquet of Gardenias. Her only jewelry was 
a string of pearls, a gift of the groom. 

Mrs. Douglas Burgeson of Douglas, who was attired in a gown of green slipper satin and 
wore a head guard of pink veil, held in place by gladiolas, and Mrs. Howard Hansen of Moore- 
ton, were bridesmaids. Mrs. Hansen wore a gown of pink marquisette and also a headguard of 
pink veil, held in place by gladiolas. Their gifts from the bride were compacts. 

Little Mary Beth Mitchell, niece of the bride was flower girl. Her dress was identical 
of the bride's dress. She wore a gold locket given to her by the bride. Gary Hansen, nep- 
hew of the bride acted as ringbearer. He wore a light gray suit. 

The groom was attended by his brother-in-law, Douglas Burgeson of Douglas and Marion 
Gilles of Fairmount. Gifts of gold tie clasps were given them by the groom. The brides 
mother wore a dress of gray crepe with black accessories, the groom's mother wore a dress 
of black crepe with black accessories. They both wore corsages of red roses. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given in honor of the couple in the Henry Theede 
home. About 75 guests were present. The tables were prettily decorated and the centerpiece 
was a four tiered wedding cake baked by Mrs. Frank Theede and Mrs. Carl Krause. They left 
on a honeymoon trip to Minnesota Lake Shore Drive into Canada. 

For a going away suit, Mrs. Trom wore a brown gabardine suit with accessories of brown 
snakeskin. The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy here and she later attended 
the M.S.T.C. at Moorhead, and the Electrical Radio Television Institute at Minneapolis. 

The groom graduated from the New Effington High School and also attended the N.D.A.C. 
at Fargo. The couple will make their home in Calif oimia during the winter months, where Mr. 
Trom will be employed. 

Out of town guests at the wedding were Very Rev. G. C. Biems of Hankinson, Mr. and Mrs. 
Douglas Burgeson and family of Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hansen and family of Mooreton, 
Mr. and Mrs. Renold Cossette and son of Fargo, Mrs. Mary Wolfe and family of New Effington, 
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Wawers and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wawers and family of Hankinson. 

********** September 16, 19A8 

GENEVA BRINKMAN, ALBERT DENILAULER WED SATURDAY 

At a Nuptial High Mass at 10 o'clock AM., Saturday Sept. 4th, at St. John's Catholic 
Church in Somonauk, IL., Miss Geneva Irene Brinkman, daughter of Mrs. Leo Brinkman of Hank- 
inson, became the bride of Albert J. Denilauler of Somonauk. Rev. M. J. Wendt officiated 
at the double ring ceremony. 

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The bride, who was given in marriage by an uncle of the groom, was charming in a gown 
of white organdy, basque effect, with tiered peplum and full hoop skirt and long train. 
Her hip length veil fell from a tiara of pearls. She carried a bridal bouquet of white 
gladiolas and stephanotis. 

Miss Polly Anna Herzog acted as Maid of Honor and the Misses Jane Denilauler and Mary 
Daniher were bridesmaids. They all wore gowns of aqua marquisette with hoop skirts and wore 
little hats, fashioned with rosebuds, to match. They carried bouquets of yellow roses, 

Robert Sherman, Wm. Prussing and Laurel Anderson acted as Bestmen and Bob Bruenig and 
Donald Voss were ushers. Vfa. Donahue of Chicago was soloist. 

Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the Strodes Hotel in Sandwich, 
XL. In the afternoon a reception was given in honor of the couple at the home of the groom's 
parents. After a wedding trip through Wisconsin, they will make their home in Laramie, WY., 
where the groom will attend the Univ, of Wyoming, being a Junior this year. The bride grad- 
uated with the Class of '44 of the St. Francis Academy here, and is also a graduate nurse of 
the St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. She has made her home in Chicago since graduation. 

********** September 16, 1948 

ARNOLD BOELKE, WED IN AUBURN 

A marriage of interest to folks here is that of Arnold Boelke to Miss Mary Sue Rennick 
of Auburn. The marriage took place last week at Auburn, where the bride operates a Beauty 
Shop. Arnold is well known here, being a former resident of this city. He left here a 
number of years ago for Washington and is employed on the Northern Pacific Railway of Auburn. 

********** September 16, 1948 

GRACE BAKER WEDS ELROY BORCHARDT 

At a very pretty wedding, which took place Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Lutheran 
Church in this city, Grace Baker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orrie Baker of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Elroy Borchardt, son of August Borchardt of Hankinson. The double ring cere- 
mony was performed by Rev. G. C. Michael, 

The bride was attired in a white slipper satin gown fashioned in princess lines and 
with a long train and net over the skirt. She wore a fingertip veil and carried a bridal 
bouquet of red roses. Her only jewelry was a five strand pearl necklace, a gift of the 
groom. Miss Margie Boldt acted as bridesmaid and wore a gown of peach silk and carried a 
bouquet of mixed flowers. She wore gold earrings and a gold locket, gifts of the bride. 
Henry Baker, brother of the bride, acted as bestman. 

The bride's mother wore a plum colored silk crepe dress and wore a corsage of red roses. 
A reception was held in the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony. About 50 
guests were present. Decorations were in peach and white and a pretty five tiered wedding 
cake baked by the brides aunt, Mrs. Robert Berg, was the centerpiece. 

A dance was given in the evening in honor of the couple. They left the next day for 
a wedding trip to the Black Hills. They will make their home on a farm southeast of town. 

********** September 16, 1948 

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MARJORIE COPPIN TO WED 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin and Allen and Bill and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Coppin will leave 
Friday for Minneapolis to be present at the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin's daughter. 
Miss Marjorie Ann Coppin to Mr. Edgar Hedin. The wedding will take place on Saturday at the 
Plymouth Congregational Church of Minneapolis. 

A********* September 16, 1948 

MANTADOR. . . .A wedding was solemnized on Wednesday morning at the Parish House when Miss 
Lorraine Mertis became the bride of Mr. Kenneth Jentz, Rev. Father Miller performing the cere- 
mony. Attendants were Miss Mary Olsen and Raymond Heitkamp. Only members of the immediate 
families were present. The couple left for a trip to the Black Hills. The best wishes of 
the community are extended to the couple. 

********** September 16, 1948 

FORMER TEACHER MARRIED AT KENSAL 

Announcements were received here of the marriage of Miss Virginia Hunt, who taught in 
the Public School of this city last year to Paul J. LaQua, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe LaQua of 
Kensal. Their marriage took place at St. John's Catholic Church at Kensal. They were 
married on Sept. 2nd, Rev. Arthur Nestor officiating. 

* ********* September 16, 1948 

MARJORIE COPPIN AND EDGAR HEDIN MARRIED 

Palms and lighted tapers in floor candelabra formed the background for the wedding of 
Miss Marjorie Ann Coppin and Edgar H. Hedin, which was an event of Saturday, Sept. 18th, at 
8 o'clock PM., at the Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Coppin, Hankinson, and the groom is 
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hedin, Atwater, MN. Dr. Howard Conn officiated at the service. 

Preceeding the ceremony, the organist played a selection of nuptial music and Mrs. 
Orlando Kromer and John Rosengren, cousins of the bride, sang, "Blest Be the Tie That Binds." 
and "0 Promise Me." The traditional "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin was played as the pro- 
cessional and Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" as the recessional. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride approached the altar in a gown of ivory slip- 
per satin, fashioned in princess lines, with a sweetheart neckline trimmed with seed pearls. 
The gown had long leg-of-mutton sleeves and a wide floor length skirt. Her heart shaped 
headdress was trimmed with seed pearls and had a fingertip illusion veil. Her only jewelry 
was a double strand pearl necklace, a gift of the groom. She carried a bouque t of white 
pom-poms, chrysanthemums and red roses. 

Miss Mary Lomore, Minneapolis, attended the bride as maid-of-honor and Miss Delores 
Hausler, St. Paul, was bridesmaid. Bestman was Clayton Makowsky, Hopkins, MN., and ushers 
were Allen and William Coppin, brothers of the bride. 

The maid of honor and bridesmaid were attired in American Beauty and aqua taffeta gowns 
with a fitted bodice, full skirts with a peplum forming a cascade front. They wore crownless 
hats and carried colonial bouquets of white gladioli with bachelor button centers and tea 
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Mrs. Coppin attended the wedding in a gray dress trimmed with a gray beaded neckline 
and her accessories were gray and black. Her corsage consisted of red roses. The brid- 
groom's mother chose a teal blue dress with which she wore black accessories. Her corsage 
was made of red roses. 

A reception followed the wedding at 1818 La Salle Avenue, Minneapolis. A large wedding 
cake, attractively decorated, comprised the centerpiece for the refresment table and white 
tapers completed the effect. Miss Mary Zertler presided at the tea table and Miss Eldred 
Pryor, accompanied by Mr. Horace Freerks, sang several selections during the reception. 

For travel, the bride chose a dark gray wool suit with green and black accessories. 

The couple are currently traveling through the Eastern States, folowing which they will be 

at home in Minneapolis. 

********** September 23, 1948 

ANNOUNCES COMING MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Pankow announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their 
daughter, Linda Elizabeth, to Mr. George W. Kurth of Brampton, ND., on Sunday, Sept. 26th. 

********** September 23, 1948 

GERTRUDE SADLICKA AND LOUIS GINSBACK VOWS HERE WEDNESDAY 

A very pretty Fall wedding took place Wednesday morning at St. Philip's Church here 
when Miss Gertrude Sadlicka, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sadlicka of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Louis Ginsback, grandson of Mrs. Veronica Ginsback, also of this city. Rev. 
G. C. Bierns officiated at the double ring ceremony and the Nupial High Mass. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a gown of white slipper satin, fashioned in prin- 
cess style with a hip length veil, which fell from a coronet of pearls. She carried a bri- 
dal bouquet of red and white roses. 

Miss Helen Beth Mourer, friend of the bride, and Miss Arlene Reinke, cousin of the 
groom, acted as bridesmaids. Miss Mourer was attired in a gown of yellow silk crepe. She 
wore a shoulder length veil and carried a bouquet of white and red carnations. Miss Reinke 
wore a gown of pink silk crepe and also wore a shoulder length veil. She carried a bouquet 
of white carnations. 

The groom's cousin, Jim Reinke, and Victor Bladow, a friend of the groom served as 
bestmen. Armand Ambach, cousin of the groom served as an altar boy. 

The bride's mother wore a dress of brown silk crepe and the goom's grandmother, Mrs. 
Ginsbach, wore a dress of black silk crepe. Both wore corsages of gladiolias. 

Following the ceremony a reception and dinner was held in honor of the couple in the 
church basement with about 100 relatives and friends in attendance. The basement was pret- 
tily decorated. Pink and white being the color scheme carried out. The centerpiece on the 
bridal partys table was a five tiered wedding cake, prettily decorated and topped by a mini- 
ature bride and groom. The bridal couple received many beautiful and useful gifts. 

Later in the afternoon a reception was held in the home of the bride's parents and a 
6 o'clock supper was served to about 100 guests. 

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In the evening the couple were complimented at a dance given at the R. C. Bladow farm 
north of this city. 

The couple left on a honeymoon trip which will take them to various places of interest 
in Northern Minnesota. Upon their return they will make their home on the Reinke-Ginsback 
farm near Great Bend. 

The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy here, with the Class of '48. The 
groom is also a graduate of the St. Francis Academy. They have the well wishes of a host 
of friends 

Out of town guests were the bride's brother, Mr. and Mrs. George Sadlicka and Mr. and 
Mrs. Mike Sadlicka and family of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Early and Mrs. James Schultz 
and son of Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Kruse of Fargo, Mrs. Cecillia Manikowski and Mrs. 
Alice Manikowski and son Maurice of Mooreton. 

********** September 23, 1948 

BETTY WOLF and ALOYS WAWERS WED THURS. 

At a pretty wedding which was performed at St. Philip's Catholic Church on Thursday 
morning, Miss Betty Jane Wolf, daughter of Mrs. Mary Wolfe of New Effington, SD., became 
the bride of Aloys Wawers of Hankinson. Very Rev. G. C. Bierens performed the single ring 
ceremony. 

The bride was attired in a gown of white slipper satin fashioned with lace inserts and 
train. She wore a fingertip veil which fell from a coronet of seed pearls and carried a 
bridal bouquet of red roses and asters. 

Mrs. Jim Brinkman, the groom's sister, acted as Matron of Honor. She wore a gown of 
blue organdy and carried a muff of pink roses and asters. Mrs. Sylvester Wawers, sister- 
in-law of the groom, acted as bridesmaid and was attired in a gown of pink organdy and carr- 
ied a muff of pink roses and asters. 

Jim Brinkman, brother-in-law of the groom and Lyle Wolfe, brother of the bride, acted 
as best men. Little Mary Beth Mitchell acted as flower girl and wore a dress of white 
organdy and carried a muff of pink roses and asters. 

The bride's mother wore a dress of green silk crepe and the groom's mother wore a dress 
of flowered silk crepe. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in honor of the couple in the home of Mr. 
and Mrs. Henry Theede with a large number of immediate relatives and friends in attendance. 

The groom attended the St. Francis Academy here and also the Science School in Wahpeton. 

The bride attended the New Effington High School. The happy couple went to Otter Tail Lake 

on their wedding trip. ^ ^ ^ , , ,„-,,„/r, 

^ ^ ********** September 23, 1948 

MANTADOR. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Jentz attended the wedding of their cousin Maxine Ista of 

September 23, 1948 



near Colfax on Sunday evening. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ . . 

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RUBY KOEHLER-WM. WURL SAY VOWS 
At a quiet wedding performed at 7 o'clock Monday evening in the Lutheran parsonage here, 

Miss Ruby Koehler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Koehler of Hankinson became the bride of 

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Wm. Wurl, son of Mrs. Mary Wurl of Hankinson. 

The bride was attired in a medium blue dress with gray accessories and wore a corsage 
of gardenias. Their attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Rhiny Wurl, brother and sister-in-law of 
the groom. 

A reception was given in honor of the couple following the ceremony in the home of the 
brides parents. The couple will make their home on a farm south of town. 

********** September 30, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mrs. John Bomersbach of Gardena, CA. , announces the engagement of her sister. Miss 
LuVerne Baker of Tucson, AZ., to S-Sgt Richard C. Waller, A. A. F., son of Dr. and Mrs. C. 
P. Waller of Milledgeville, GA. No date had been set for the wedding. 

********** September 30, 1948 

PANKOW-KURTH WED SEPT. 26th 

Sunday night, Sept. 26th, at 8 PM., Miss Linda E. Pankow and George W. Kurth were 
united in wedlock at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Hankinson. The double ring cere- 
mony was performed by the brother of the bride, the Rev. Beimard J. Pankow of Mexico City. 
The wedding party approached the altar to the strains of the march "Havre Meine Seele" 
played by the church organist Mr. W. E. Melchert. After the wedding sermonette a duet, 
"My Spirit On They Care," was sung by Joyce and Marlys Muth, cousins of the groom. 

The bride was attired in a lovely white satin gown with lace and fingertip veil. 
She wore a three strand pearl necklace and carried a bouquet of red roses. 

The Maid of Honor, Lorraine Pankow, a cousin of the bride, wore a blue taffeta formal 
and a single strand of pearls and carried a bouquet of pink carnations. 

The bestman was Herbert Pankow, a brother of the bride. Milton Stein and Paul Tied- 
erman acted as ushers. 

After the ceremony some 150 guests, attended the reception and bridal shower in the 
church parlors where a delicious lunch was served. The bridal table was decorated with 
blue and white streamers. Comprising the center piece was the wedding cake baked by Mrs. 
Bernard J. Pankow. 

The bride is a resident of this community and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Pankow 
4 miles SE of Hankinson. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Kurth of Brampton, 
ND. After a wedding trip to the Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota, the newlyweds 
will make their home on a farm near Brampton. A host of friends extend congratulations. 

********** September 30, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF VIRGINIA MAE PLACE 
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Place announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia Mae to 

John D. Mauer, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Mauer. Virginia is a graduate of the Hankinson High 

School and attended the Interstate Business College at Fargo. 

For some time she was employed as bookkeeper and clerk at the Gamble Store at Wahpeton. 

Miss Place is now employed as office assistant and clerk at the Federated Store in this city. 

,. ^ T^ September 30, 1948 

John is employed on the Soo Line. *' 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Meyer announce the engagement of their daughter. Donna Mae to 
Arthur Hatch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kris of Buffalo. 

********** October 7, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. Emil Frederick announce the engagement of their daughter, Phyllis LaVeme 
of Devils Lake, to Donald James Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Johnson of Hankinson. 

********** October 7, 1948 

MARIANNE RIGGLE WED AT TUSCON 

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Riggle announce the marriage of their daughter, Marianne to Lieut. 
Frank Antonelli, of the U. S. Army Air Force. The double ring ceremony took place at St. 
Peter and Paul's Catholic Church at Tucson, AZ., on Friday, Oct. 8th, at 6:45 PM with Rev. 
George Connally officiating. A reception followed the ceremony at El Conquistador Hotel. 

Lt. Antonelli expects to leave shortly for England where he will be stationed on temp- 
orary duty. Miss Riggle is well known here being a former resident of this city. 

********** October 14, 1948 

FRANCIS A. BOSCH, BERNICE NEHL TO WED 

Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Nehl, of Wadena, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bernice, 
of Fargo, to Francis A. Bosch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Bosch of Linton, ND. 

Mr. Bosch has been making his home in Hankinson for some time being employed as an 
instructor on institutional farm training. He is a graduate of the School of Forestry of 
Bottineau and the NDAC. 

Miss Nehl attended the Interstate Business College and is employed in the office of 
Armour and Company, West Fargo. The couple will be married Nov. 13th, at St. Ann's Church 
in Wadena. ********** October 14, 1948 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Schultz returned Friday from their honeymoon 

which they spent at New Rockford, ND. They were married Sept. 24th, at the Evangelical 
parsonage. Rev. Sterling Wenzel officiated. A reception was held at the Richard Schultz 
home for close relatives and friends. They will make their home with the groom's parents. 

********** October 14, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Wahler and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hohenstem departed Friday morning 
for Milwaukee to attend the wedding of Mr. Hohenstems brother. 

********** October 14, 1948 

ANNA MEDENWALDT AND HERMAN MILBRANDT SAY VOWS 
At a quiet wedding performed by Rev. A. A. Graf at the Evangelical and Reformed Church 
at 8 o'clock, Mrs. Anna Medenwaldt and Henry Milbrandt were united in marriage. Only immed- 
iate relatives were in attendance. Miss Marlys Medenwaldt presided at the organ. The 
couple will make their home in this city. 

********** October 21, 1948 

MANTADOR . . . . Mr . and Mrs. Ed Pelzl and Clarence Pelzl of Grand Forks attended the wedding 

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of their sister, Mary Ann Pelzl which was held here on Tuesday morning. 

********** October 21, 1948 

ENGAGEMENTS ANNOUNCED 

Mr. and Mrs. August Kuehl announce the engagement of their daughter, Bemice to Armond 

Tiegs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tiegs, both of Hankinson. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hohenstem of this city announce the engagement of their daughter 

Leona, to Bill Coppin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin, also of Hankinson. The wedding will 

take place in the near future. 

********** October 21, 19A8 

DOROTHY HANSEN, MERLE BAUER WED OCT. 19th 

Miss Dorothy Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen of Hankinson and Mr. Merle 
Bauer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bauer of Mc Clusky, ND., were united in marriage on Oct. 
19th, 19A8 at the German Lutheran Church in Wahpeton. Rev. Fray officiated at the double 
ring ceremony. 

The bride wore a tan suit with black and tan accessories and a corsage of red roses 
and asters. Her bridesmaid was her niece. Miss Jeanne Hahn, who wore a gray suit with 
black accessories and a corsage of red roses and asters. 

The groom wore a tan suit and a white carnation boutonniere. His attendant, Carl E. 
Hansen, brother of the bride, wore a gray suit with a white carnation boutonniere. 

In the evening a shower and reception were held for the newlyweds at the La Mars Hall. 
A program was presented and a lunch of ice cream and cake was served. The couple received 
many lovely gifts. 

Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bauer are both graduates of the Wahpeton Science School. Mrs. Bauer 
was formerly employed in the Rosholt Community Bank. Mr. Bauer is employed in New Rockford, 

ND., where they shall make their home. 

********** October 28, 19A8 

RAY WESTON, HALDIS JENSEN MARRIED 

On Friday Oct. 29th, at 7:30 PM. , Rev. Bach of the Evangelical Church of Ashley, ND. , 
united in marriage'. Miss Haldis Jensen of Jessie, ND., to Raymond S. Weston, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Chas. Weston, of Hankinson, ND. The candlelight services was performed in the 
home of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Carlton, brother-in-law and sister of the groom. The bride was 
lovely in a colonial gown of white slipper satin. An overskirt of tulle cut entrain was 
held in front with colonial boutennieres from which under showed tiered tulle ruffles. She 
wore elbow length gloves and completed her costume with a rosepoint lace edged finger tip 
veil, which fell from a heart shaped coronet of flowers. Her only jewelry was a gold neck- 
lace, a gift of the groom. Her bouquet was of roses, chrysanthmums and snapdragons. 

Little Miss Bonnie Carlton was the couples only attendant. She wore a colonial gown 
of blue tulle over taffeta. She carried a bouquet of snapdragons. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given in honor of the couple at the Carlton 
home. Table decorations were in blue and white with a three tiered wedding cake surrounded 

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with flowers ; the centerpiece, Following the reception, the couple left for the^r home 
in Napoleon, where Mr, Weston is affiliated with the local newspaper there, 

********** November 4, 1948 



The Hankinson News for November 6th, 1947 is inserted here. It has a date of 
November 6th, 1948. 



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HOHENSTERN - COPPIN SAY VOWS SATURDAY 

Saturday, Nov. 6th, at 9 AM., Leona Hohenstem, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hohen- 
stem, became the bride of William Coppin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin in the Parish 
house of St. Philip's Church, Father Bierens officiating. 

The bride was attired in a gray suit with black and gold accessories and wore a corsage 
of red roses. Maid of Honor, Dorothy Mauer, wore a forest green dress with black accessories 
and a corsage of white roses. Arline Roth, bridesmaid, wore a black suit with matching acc- 
essories, her corsage was also white roses. 

Mrs. Hohenstem, mother of the bride was attired in a brown dress with tan accessories 
and had a corsage of yellow roses. The groom's mother, Mrs. Coppin, wore a silver gray 
dress with black accessories and a corsage of white roses and pink carnations. 

The groom wore a brown pin stripe suit as had his best man. Al Coppin, brother of 
the groom, was an attendant. 

Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was held at the home of the bride's parents. 
Dinner and a reception took place in the church basement. Over one hundred friends and 
relatives of the couple were served. The couple received many useful and lovely gifts. 

********** November 11, 1948 

FORMER HANKINSON RESIDENT WED 

On Sunday evening November 7th, a quiet wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
Ludwig De Boer of Adrian, ND., when their daughter Deana became the bride of Carl Behle. 
Rev. Krengel officiated at the single ring ceremony. 

The bride was attired in a street length dress of royal blue crepe with silver trimmed 
pointed overskirt and wore a corsage of carnations and pom-poms. She was attended by Maria 
Behle, sister of the groom, who also wore a corsage of carnations and pompoms. 

The bridegroom, formerly of Hankinson was attended by his brother, Chris Behle. Both 
wore white boutonnieres. 

At the reception following the ceremony, covers were laid for fifteen guests. The 
centerpiece was a lovely wedding cake trimmed in pink and white and topped by a minature 
bride and groom. After a short trip the happy couple will make their home on a farm near 
Adrian. ********** November 11, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Buckhouse of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter 

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Ella Kiel to Joseph A. Hatcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hatcher of Buffalo, MN. The 
wedding will take place Dec. 4th. 

********** November 11, 1948 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Althoff attended the Althoff-Krump wedding held at the St. Peter and 
Paul's Church at Mantador on Wednesday morning. 

********** November 11, 1948 

NEWLYWEDS SPEND HONEYMOON HERE 
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Allen, of Pipestone, MN., who were married Sunday in Pipestone, 
arrived here Monday to spend three days of their honeymoon. They visited in the Allen and 
Kiedel residence and in the John Ernst home. 

********** November 18, 1948 

J. P. ROTH AND HELEN SCHMITZ WED NOV. 15 

In St. Peter and Paul's Church in Mantador on Monday Nov. 15th, Miss Helen Schmitz, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Schmitz of Mantador became the bride of Jerome P. Roth, of 
Hankinson, ND. 

The bride was attired in a street length dress of Magnolia white, trimmed with gold 
illusion beads. Her accessories were brown. Her only jewelry was a ruby ncecklace, a gift 
of the groom. She wore a corsage of red roses. 

Mrs. August E. Roth, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, wearing a light blue 
dress with brown accessories and a string of pearls and pearl earrings, a gift of the bride. 
Her corsage was of yellow roses. 

The groom was attended by his brother, August Roth. Immediately after the ceremony 
the couple left for Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. August Roth accompanied them as far as Milwaukee. 

********** November 18, 1948 

WALLMAN-EBEL VOWS MONDAY 

Miss Ellen Wallman, daughter of Mrs. Mary Wallman, became the bride of Mr. Lynn Ebel, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ebel, at 8 o'clock on Monday evening, Nov. 15th, in the Luth- 
eran Church. Rev. Michael officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was attired in a white satin gown with a sweetheart neckline and train with 
sleeves which came to a point over the hand. Her veil was fingertip length with a beaded 
tiara and she carried a bouquet of red roses and white mums with white satin streamers. 
She wore a gold necklace, a gift of the groom. 

The maid of honor was Miss Donna Ebel, sister of the groom. She wore a blue formal and 
carried a bouuqet of mixed colonial flowers. She wore a necklace which was a gift of the 
Bride. The bridesmaid was a sister of the bride. Miss Helen Wallman, who wore a gown of 
pink. Miss Grace Franz wore a yellow gown and each carried a bouquet of mixed colonial 
flowers. They also wore necklaces, gifts of the bride. 

Arnold Wallman acted as best man. Merle and George Wallman acted as attendants. The 
bride's mother wore a black dress and the groom's mother also wore a black dress. Both 
wore corsages of Lily of the Valley and red roses. 

A reception was held before the wedding at the home of the grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. 

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Charles Ebel. After the wedding a dance was held in the Legion Hall. 

********** November 18, 1948 

FREDERICK - JOHNSON CEREMONY NOV. 7 

At a pretty wedding which took place at 8 o'clock at the Lutheran Church in this city 
on Nov. 7th, Phyllis Frederick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Frederick of this city, be- 
came the bride of Donald Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Johnson of Hankinson. The sin- 
gle ring ceremony was performed by Rev. G. C. Michael. 

The bride was attired in a gray suit. She carried a colonial bouquet of roses. Her 
only jewelry was a cameo, a gift of the groom. 

Miss Betty Krause acted as maid of honor. She wore a green suit and carried a mixed 
bouquet. Miss Gladys Hankel, who was bridesmaid, wore a blue suit and carried a mixed bou- 
quet also. Their gifts from the bride were earrings. 

The groom was attended by the bride's brothers, Alvin and Everett Frederick. Mrs. Le- 
roy Frederick, sister-in-law of the bride, played the organ. Howard Johnson, brother of the 
groom, and Bob Hess were ushers. 

A reception was held in the church basement following the ceremony. About seventy five 
guests were present. Decorations were in yellow and blue and a pretty four tiered wedding 
cake baked by Mrs. Robert Berg. The happy couple will make their home in Hankinson where 
the groom is employed. ********** November 18, 1948 

ATTENDS WEDDING OF BROTHER 

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hermes motored to Fergus Falls on Friday evening to attend the 
wedding and reception of Johnnie Hermes and Barbara Hanson. Mr. Hermes is well known in 
this community, having played baseball with the Monarchs for the past two seasons. 

********** November 25, 1948 

MEDENWALDT - McQUADE WEDDING NOV. 22nd 

St. John's Lutheran Church of Belford Township near Hankinson, ND., was the scene of 
a pretty wedding on Monday afternoon, Nov. 22nd, at 2 o'clock when Miss Glennys Kay McQuade 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. McQuade of Breckenridge, MN. , became the bride of Mr. Eldon 
A. Medenwaldt of Hankinson. Rev. W. H. Cordts officiated at the double ring ceremony. The 
church was decorated for the event with yellow, lavender and white flowers. 

The traditional wedding marches were played by Miss Patricia Cordts. Before the cere- 
mony the congregation sang "Jesus Lead Thou On" and "0 Perfect Love." 

The bride's gown was of white slipper satin fashioned with a fitted shirred bodice and 
sweetheart neckline and cut entrain. Her fingertip veil was edged with lace and was held 
in place by a beaded tiara of ruffled net. She carried a brides bouquet of white mums. 
Her jewelry was a gold pendant set with rhinestones, a gift of the groom. Her maid of 
honor was her sister Miss Jean McQuade, who wore a gown of lavender taffeta. She carried 
a colonial bouquet of orchid and white mums. 

Bridesmaid was Miss Margaret Pankow, cousin of the groom, who wore a gown of yellow 
taffeta and carried a bouquet of yellow and white mums. Both attendants wore pearl neck- 
laces, gifts of the bride. 

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Miss Gayle McQuade, the bride's sister, was flower girl. She wore a pale blue gown 
and carried a basket of rose petals. The groom was attended by his two bothers, Loren as 
bestman and Bruno as usher. 

The bride and groom's mother both wore black dresses with shoulder corsages of roses 
and pompoms. A reception was held at the home of the groom. Places were laid for 60 guests. 
Table waitresses were LaVeme Medenwaldt, Patricia Cordts, Lorraine and Ida Pankow and Carol- 
ine Boettger, ********** November 25, 1948 

KUEHL TIEGS EXCHANGE VOWS 

On Sunday evening at a candle light ceremony in the Lutheran Church, Miss Bernice 
Kuehl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Kuehl, became the bride of Armond Tiegs, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Arnold Tiegs. Rev. G. C. Michael officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

Lorraine Kuehl, sister of the bride, played the wedding music. The bride was attired 
in a wine suit with black accessories. She carried a mixed bouquet of white roses and wore 
a pearl necklace and earrings, a gift of the groom. 

Maid of honor, Darlys Tiegs, sister of the groom, wore a brown suit with green access- 
ories and carried a colonial bouquet. Her gift from the bride was earrings. Bfetty Krause 
bridesmaid, wore a forest green suit with black accessories and also carried a colonial bou- 
quet. She also wore earrings, a gift from the bride. 

Edward Kuehl and Elmer Bladow were the grooms attendants. Mrs. Kuehl, mother of the 
bride, wore a royal blue dress with black accessories and the groom mother, Mrs. Tiegs, was 
attired in a black dress with black accessories. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the basement of the church with about 150 
guests present. ********** November 25, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gelhaus of Oakland, CA. , announce the engagement of their daughter 
Delores Gelhaus to Mr. Herman F. Pankow, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow of rural Hankinson 

The date set for the wedding is December 5th, at Oakland, CA. 

********** November 25, 1948 

ATTEND SHOWER IN MOORETON 

Mrs. John Krump, Alvina Krump, Mrs. Wilfred Krump, Miss Leon Harnsen, Mrs. Dick Krump, 

Mrs. Peter J. Krump and Mrs. Henry J. Krump attended a bridal shower in Mooreton Sunday in 

honor of Mrs. Joe Althoff. ^^^^^^^^^^ „ t. ocin'o 

********** November 25, 1948 

WIRTZ - HARTLEBEN SAY VOWS HERE 

On Thursday Nov. 25th, Dorothy Wirtz became the bride of Richard Hartleben at St. Phil- 
ip's Rectory. The double ring ceremony was used. 

The bride wore a cinnamon brown street length gown, with hat and accessories to match. 
She wore a corsage of yellow roses and was attended by her sisters Ida Wirtz and Mrs. Ed 
Smith. The groom was attended by Walter, his brother, and Ed Smith. 

A wedding reception was held at the brides home for immediate relatives. A pink and 
white color scheme was used with a beautiful wedding cake as a centerpiece. 

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Both Mr. and Mrs. Hartleben are well known in the community. Mrs. Hartleben has oper- 
ated the Wirtz Beauty Shop in Hankinson for some time. Mr. Hartleben is a prosperous farm- 
er near Lidgerwood. ********** December 2, 1948 

HELEN TULLOCH, WM. AVERY WED NOVEMBER 27th 

Rev. A. A. Graf officiated at a very impressive ring ceremony held at the Union Congre- 
gational Church on Nov. 27th. 

White, yellow and lavender chrysanthemums, white pompoms and lighted tapers decorated 
the scene when Miss Helen E. P. Tulloch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. P. Tulloch, of 
Hankinson, became the bride of Mr. William F. Avery, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Avery of 
Stephen, MN. 

Mrs. L. 0. Peterson, Fargo, ND., played the wedding march, and accompanied her daughter. 
Miss Joan Peterson, who sang "I'll Walk Beside You," by Ed Lockton, and "My Dearest Prayer," 
by H. J. Tandler. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a lovely white 
brocaded slipper satin gown, fashioned with fitted bodice and yoke of illusion. She chose 
to wear the beautLful veil of illusion worn by her mother. The bride carried a corsage 
of tea roses, in the center of which was a spray of white heather, afterwards worn with 
her going away ensemble. The tradional theme of something old and new was rededicated 
with the wearing of a handkerchief, which had belonged to the groom's great-grandmother, 
and one of blue from Puerto Rico, the gift of a friend. Mrs. Frank R. Hay of Winnipeg, 
Manitoba, Canada, cousin of the bride, acted as Matron of Honor. Miss Mary Avery, of Step- 
hen, MN., was the bridesmaid. Their formals were of blue brocaded satin, with matching 
veils and gloves, and they carried colonial corsages of white chrysanthemums. Their only 
jewelry were pearl bracelets, gifts of the bride. Little Mary Beth Wipperman and Roger 
Roth, both of Hankinson, also attended the bride. 

The groom's attendants were Mr. Frank R. Hay of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Mr. 
Harvey Bloomquist, of Stephen, MN., who was bestman. Their gifts from the groom were gold 
cuff links and tie clasps. 

The mothers of the young couple wore black tailored suits with accessories to match, 
and shoulder corsages of Johanna Hill roses and white baby chrysanthemums. Ushers were 
Harry Worner, Jr.", of Hankinson and Paul Beithon of Wahpeton. 

Chrysanthemums and pompoms decorated the reception table in the church parlor. Blue 
and white was the color scheme used in the table decorations. Mrs. Fred Nelson, of Fargo, 
ND,, attended the Guest Book. Mrs. Vernon Sedler, of Hankinson, and Mrs. Dennis Boelke, 
Fosston, MN., assisted at the Gift table. Canadian guests were: Mr. and Mrs. George J. 
Ritchie, Miss Betty Grant and Mrs. A. J. Cook, all of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 

********** December 2, 1948 

BAKER - WALLER VOWS NOV. 27 

Miss Lauverne Veronica Baker, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Baker, of Hankin- 
son, was married to Sgt. Richard Carl Waller, son of Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Waller of Millege- 
ville, GA., on Saturday evening, Nov. 27th. The double ring ceremony was read at Davis- 

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Monthan Field Chapel, Tucson, AZ., with Rev. Father Wilder, base Chaplain, officiating. 
The altar was decorated with baskets of white gladoli, ferns and candelabra. The 
bride, given in marriage by her brother-in-law, Mr. John Bonmersbach, wore a light blue 
wool-crepe dress with navy blue accessories. She wore a corsage of pink and white carna- 
tions and bouvardia. Mrs. Frank Antonelli, her only attendant, was attired in wine velvet 
with black accessories. Her corsage was of white gardenias. 

The bestman was Sgt. Carl Wohlgenant. Both he and the groom wore army uniforms. 
A reception followed at the bride's home. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Bommers- 
bach and Miss LaRayne Baker, former Hankinson residents and Mr. William Timmerman of Los 
Angeles, CA. Following a brief honeymoon trip to Los Angeles, the couple will return to 
Tucson where the groom is stationed. 

Mrs. Waller is a former Hankinson resident. She graduated from the St. Francis Acad- 
emy in 1946. Since that time she has been employed at the Mountain States Telephone Co., 
in Tucson. Sgt. Waller received his education in Georgia schools before enlisting in the 
Army Air Force. ********** December 2, 1948 

BOWERS FISCHER SAY VOWS 

The marriage of Miss Doris Jean Bowers, daughter of Mrs. Bertha Bowers of So. St. Paul, 
MN. , and Mr. Joseph Paul Fischer, son of Mrs. Caroline Fischer, of Hankinson, ND., took 
place in So. St. Paul on Dec. 4th. Justice Elber Culbertson officiated. 

Their attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bowers. The bride wore a floor length dress 
of white satin with net overskirt and a corsage of red roses and white carnations. Her 
attendant was dressed in yellow with a corsage of bronze roses and yellow daisies. 

A buffet supper was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bowers to about forty relat- 
ives and close friends of the couple. Those attending from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. 
C. J. Schell and family, of Meadow, SD. , Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Meech and children of Staples, 
MN. and Charles Fischer of Hankinson, ND. 

The couple will make their home in So. St. Paul, 

********** December 9, 1948 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Max Schmidt of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Max- 
ine to Robert Haugen of Witchita Falls, TX. 

********** December 9, 1948 

ELLA KIEL AND JOSEPH HATCHER WED SATURDAY 

One of the loveliest wedding of the season was solemnized on Saturday Dec. 4th at 3:30 
PM. , when Ella Kiel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Buckhouse of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Joseph A. Hatcher, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Hatcher of Buffalo, MN. The double ring 
ceremony was read by Rev. A. A. Graf, before a candle lighted altar. 

Nuptial music was provided by Elna Melcher and Darcy Miller who sang "Because" and "I 
Love You Truly" before the ceremony. They were accompanied by Marlys Medenwaldt, who also 
played the conventional wedding marches. 

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The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was beautifully attired in a 
white slipper satin gown, fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and fitted bodice with long 
fitted sleeves which came to a point at the wrist. The skirt was fashioned with a bustle 
and was cut entrain. Her fingertip veil was held in place with a coronet of orange blos- 
soms and was set in alencon lace. She carried a bouquet of red roses with white satin str- 
eamers. Her only jewelry was a double strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. She also 
carried a linen handkerchief, a gift of her aunt. 

Miss Grace Koll, who acted as maid of honor, was gowned in a pale pink floor length 
dress and carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations and yellow mums. Bridesmaids were 
Grace Frantz and Betty Boldt, who wore yellow and old rose gowns and carried colonial bou- 
quets. They all wore bracelets which were gifts of the bride. Little Jean Buckhouse, who 
acted as flower girl, was cunningly dressed in a yellow floor length dress trimmed in lace 
which was designed by the brides mother. She carried a basket of sweet peas, dropping them 
along the isle. 

The groom chose as his attendants, Henry Berquist of Buffalo, MN., and Dorman Koll, of 
South Shore, SD. Ushers were Art Krien of Claire City and Art Hatcher of Buffalo, MN. The 
groom and best man were dressed in conventional blue suits and wore boutonnieres while the 
ushers were dressed in brown suits. They received neckties from the groom. 

The brides mother chose for her costume a black silk street length dress and the groom's 
mother was gowned in a black and white dress. Both wore corsages of red roses and baby mums. 

After the ceremony a reception for nearly 100 guests was held in the church parlors, 
which were beautifully decorated in white, blue and pink and white bells. The centerpiece 
of the brides table was a lovely four tiered wedding cake which was baked by the brides 
mother. The supper was prepared by the following: Mrs. Fred Buckhouse, Mrs. Harry Boldt, 
Mrs. Art Medenwaldt, Mrs. Albert Franz and Tillie Radloff. Waitresses were Joan Miller, 
Betty Mc Morrow, Charlene Medenwaldt, June Smith, Marjorie Schnell and Beatrice Button. 

A wedding dance was given in the evening in the Birchems Hall. Out of town guests who 
were present were: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hatcher of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. D. Grife of 
Maple Plain, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. R. Hatcher, Wayzata, MN., Mr. and Mrs. R. Hatcher, Montrose, 
MN., Mrs. E. Hatcher and son Charles, Buffalo, MN., Mr. and Mrs. R. Sieg, Buffalo, MN. , Mr. 
and Mrs. E. Koll, South Shore, Mr. and Mrs. C. Koll, Claire City, SD., Mr. and Mrs. R. Wolfe 
and family, Claire City, Mr. and Mrs. L. Koll and sons, Claire City, Mr. and Mrs. w. Mummy 
Lidgerwood and Mr. and Mrs. B. Kinn and girls, Fairmount. 

********** December 9, 1948 

GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. William Vedder (Hulda Miller) Dec. 13, 1948 

SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bladow, December 11, 1948 

********** December 16, 1948 

GELHAUS - PANKOW WEDDING DEC, 5th 
Formal arrangements of white Turner chrysanthemums, magnolia leaves and woodwardia 
fern decorated the altar and chancel of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Sunday, Dec. 5th, 1948 
when Miss Dolores Joanne Gelhaus became Mrs. Herman "Tom" Pankow, Rev. Carl R. Marsh of 

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Alameda conducted the candle lighted double ring ceremony at 2:30. Mr. Arthur Gelhaus 
walked with his daughter to the chancel and gave her hand in marriage. 

Dolores was dressed in ivory slipper satin. Victorian inspired, the gown was made with 
a court train, the pointed bodice finished with a drop shoulder neckline and yoke of sheer 
net and lace and buttoned with tiny buttons to the waist with long sleeves pointed over the 
hand. The skirt was caught up over hoops and fashioned with lace insets. The illusion 
veil edged in Chantilly lace fell from a tiara of seed pearls. Her jewelry consisted of a 
double strand of pearls, a gift of the groom and a gold locket of the grooms grandmother, 
which was worn as a bracelet. She carried a lace handkerchief which was also carried by her 
mother for her wedding. To complete her costume, she carried a shower bouquet of white bav- 
ardia and orchids. 

The bride was attended by Gertrude Pankow of Rockford, IL., sister of the groom, and 
Mrs. Mary Moffitt an intimate friend of the bride. Gertrude wore blue taffeta with match- 
ing bouquet of carnations a flowers in her hair, while Mrs. Moffitt wore yellow taffeta with 
matching bouquet. Both gowns were patterned after the brides gown with bustles instead of 
a train. The little flower girl was Sheri Westphal of Berkely, cousin of the groom. She 
wore a white taffeta gown, an exact replica of the brides. 

The groom was attended by Roger Gelhaus of El Cerrito, CA. , only brother of the bride, 
who performed the double role of best man and soloist. Preceding the ceremony he sang, "At 
Dawning" by Cadman and "Through The Years." Reuben Pankow of Hankinson, brother of the 
groom, completed the wedding party. All wore business suits. Robert Richelieu, cousin of 
the bride and Fred Moffitt, friend of the family, were in usher roles. 

The brides mother wore an oxford gray suit with brown accessories and the grooms mother 
wore a black suit with matching accessories. Both wore orchids. 

The reception was held at the home of the brides parents. After which the wedding party 
and immediate families enjoyed a dinner at Robin Hood Inn. Dec. 5th also marked the brides 
parents 36th Wedding Anniversary. 

The out of town guests included the grooms parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow, Rueben 
and Margaret Pankow, Bruce Medenwald, all of Hankinson, ND., Gertrude Pankow, of Rockford, 
XL., the grooms uncles and aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tiegs, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Tiegs of Los 
Angeles, CA. Members of the families from Oakland completed the list of friends and relatives 
attending. 

The couple have established their home at 540 Merrit Ave., Oakland, CA. The bride will 
continue her position with the Bank of America, while the groom is employed at the Naval Air 
Station in Alameda. ********** December 23, 1948 

Among those from Hankinson who attended the wedding and reception of Arlie Boll and 
Florence Meyer in Fairmount on Tuesday were Mr. and Mrs. John Boll and Family, Mr. and 
Mrs. Joe Bom and family, Wm. Boll and son and Mr. and Mrs. Louie Schiltz. 

********** December 30, 1948 



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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Prochnow announce the engagement of their daughter, Lucille, to 
Allen Coppin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coppin of Hankinson, ND. 

********** January 6, 1949 

BRIDAL SHOWER FOR ALVINA KRUMP 

A miscellanous bridal shower was given at the Peter J. Krump home Sunday evening in 
honor of Miss Alvina Krump, whose marriage will take place to Mr. Elroy Muehler in the very 
near future. ********** January 6, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT WEDS IN FARGO 

The First Methodist Church was the scene of the Sunday afternoon wedding of Miss Flor- 
ence Opal Biggs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Biggs, 1347 Twelfth St. N., and George 
T. Steffey of Fort Collins, CO. Rev. Roland G. Hohn officiated at the double ring service 
spoken in a setting of white pompoms, palms and lighted tapers in candelabra. 

Mrs. Steffey was a former well known resident in our city. She moved, with her parents, 
to Fargo a few years ago. She was also a student at the Hankinson Public School for a num- 
ber of years. 

Mrs. Clara Pollock played the traditional wedding marches and accompanied Miss Bonnie 
Boldt, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority sister of the bride, who sang "The Lord's Prayer" and 
"0 Promise Me." 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a colonial gown of ivory brocaded moire. 
The hemline of the skirt was caught up by a cluster of orange blossoms revealing tiers of 
lace ruffles. Her veil of illusion net fell from a halo of orange blossoms and she wore a 
strand of pearls, gift of the bridegroom. Her colonial bouquet of white roses was centered 
with an orchid. 

Maid of Honor, Miss Anne Whitman of Fargo, wore a gown of wine colored satin featuring 
a fitted bodice and draped skirt. Bridesmaids were: Misses Connie Jacobson and Sarah Zimm- 
erman, Fargo, Marcia Hunter, Gardner, ND., and Marilyn Allen, Goodrich, ND. Misses Jacob- 
son and Hunter are sorority sisters of the bride. 

Walter Biggs, brother of the bride, was best man. Ushers were: Leonard Cronk, Fargo, 
James Hulstrand, Milton, ND., cousin of the bride, and Glenn and Randall Fritz of Washburn, 
ND. For travel, Mrs. Steffey wore a forest green tweed suit with black accessories. 

At a reception in the church parlors, Mrs. M. Whittaker of Chamberlain, SD., poured 
and Mrs. Mandus Hulstrand of Milton, cut the cake. Both are aunts of the bride. Miss Mar- 
jorie Lawrence of Fargo, sorority sister of the bride had the guest book and Miss Betty 
Johnson, also a sorority sister, the gift table. 

Upon their return from a bridal trip to Winter Park, CO., Mr. and Mrs. Steffy will be 
at home at Fort Collins, where the bridegroom attends Colorado A. and M. 

********** January 6, 1949 

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MEYER-HATCH EXCHANGE VOWS AT ST. PHILIPS CHURCH SATURDAY 

A beautiful wedding was solemnized when Donna Mae Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Gilbert Meyer, became the bride of Arthur F. Hatch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kris of 
Buffalo, MN. The wedding took place Saturday, January 15th, at 9 AM., in St. Philips 
Church, with Rev. Father G. C. Bierens officiating at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was given away in marriage by her father. She was attired in a slipper satin 
gown with a sweetheart neckline trimmed with lace also lace trimming on the waist. The veil 
had a beaded crown trimmed with lace. The bride wore a three strand pearl necklace, a gift 
of the groom. She also carried a bouquet of white carnations with white streamers. 

Miss Peal Hatch, sister of the groom was maid of honor. She was dressed in a salmon 
colored gown. Mrs. Bernard Henricks, sister of the bride acted as bridesmaid wearing a blue 
net gown, and Louise Meyer, sister of the bride, acted as flower girl, dressed in a gold 
gown. They all carried colonial bouquets. The bridesmaids all wore bracelets, gifts from 
the bride. 

The two men attendants were Mr. Paul Scanlon and Bernard Hendricks, both wore brown 
suits. Neckties were their gifts from the groom. Mother's of the bride and groom both wore 
a black dress with a corsage of sweet peas and red roses. 

A reception was held at the home of the brides parents with about twenty five guests 
present. Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kris, of Buffalo, MN., Mrs. Donald 
Payne and daughter, Gloria, of Maple Plane, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. Bill Daliedem of Buffalo, MN., 
Pearl Hatch of Minneapolis, MN., Paul Scanlon of Minneapolis, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. Joseph 
Hatcher of Buffalo, MN., Mr. and Mrs. Al Meyer and daughters and Darlene and Faye Meyer, 
all of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Henricks and Diane of Lidgerwood, ND. 

In the evening a wedding dance was held at the Bercham Hall here. Table waitresses 
were: Marian Bresnahan, Rose Mary Rieland, Rose May Lenz. Cooks were: Mrs. Tillie Radloff, 
and Mrs. Albert Franz. Mr. and Mrs. Hatcher will make their home in Buffalo, MN. 

********** January 20, 19A9 

KRUMP AND MUEHLER EXCHANGE VOWS WEDNESDAY 

On Wednesday, January 19th, Miss Alvina Krump, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Krump, 
of this city, became the bride of Mr. Elroy Muehler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Muehler, also 
of this city, in the St. Philips Church Rectory at Hankinson, with Very Rev. G. C. Bierens 
officiating. 

The bride was attired in a grey wool suit with white accessories and her corsage was of 
red and white sweetheart roses. Matron of honor was Mrs. Wilmar Baldner, sister of the bride. 
Mrs. Baldner was attired in a wine wool suit with gray accessories and her corsage was of 
yellow jonquils and white mums. 

The groom was attended by Wilmar Baldner, brother-in-law of the bride, as bestman. The 
groom and his bestman wore dark business suits with carnation boutonnieres. Mrs. Krump, moth- 
er of the bride, wore a black crepe dress with gray accessories and a corsage of red and 
white roses. Mrs. Muehler, mother of the groom, wore a navy blue crepe dress with black 
accessories and a corsage of red and white roses. 

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At twelve noon a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents with covers 
laid for forty guests. The table centerpiece was a three tiered wedding cake. The room 
was decorated in the bride's colors of pink and white. After the reception the bride and 
groom left on a trip. The happy couple will make their home on the grooms farm west of 
Hankinson. ********** January 27, 1949 

EXCHANGE VOWS IN MINNEAPOLIS 

Virginia A. Sahli, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Sahli, of this city, and Clifford 
A. Hartley, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hartley of Minneapolis, MN., were united in the Sacra- 
ment of Holy Matrimony on Saturday, Jan. 8th, at 10 o'clock at the St. Anthony's Church in 
Minneapolis. 

The bride was attired in a beautiful ice blue slipper satin gown and carried a bouquet 
of white orchids on a prayer book. Her veil was of white net. 

The matron of honor was Mrs. A. Hummel, who wore a winter white gown; the bridesmaids 
were Misses Bert Hartley and Jeannie Hartley, sister of the groom, they also wore winter 
white gowns. Each carried a bouquet of deep pink and white carnations. Their gifts from 
the bride were necklaces with bracelets to match. 

The bestman was Ervin Sahli brother of the bride and the ushers were Virgil Sahli, 
also brother of the bride and James Hartley. They all wore informal tuxedo's. They rec- 
eived cigarette cases and lighters. Ring bearer, Roger Sahli, brother of the bride, carr- 
ied two rings on a satin pillow. 

John Sahli, father of the bride, gave her in marriage after which he and Bill Sherman 
returned to the Choir where they sang in duet, "Ave Marie", "Panis Angelicus" and "Oh Lord 
I Am Not Worthy." The altar of the church was decorated with carnation bouquets, two ferns 
and four palms. During the wedding candid snap shots were taken as the wedding proceeded. 

Mother of the bride, wore a gray gabardine suit and mother of the groom wore a brown 
satin dress and each wore a corsage of yellow jonquils. 

After the ceremony a dinner was held at the Raddison Hotel at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. 

Hartley plan to reside at Femsted, MN. 

********** February 3, 19A9 

Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Buckhouse, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hatcher, Irene 

Bellin, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Hrdlicka of Lidgerwood, Mrs. Albert Franz and Delores motored 

to Claire City, SD. , where they attended the wedding dance of Mr. and Mrs. Art Krien, nee 

Grace Koll, sister of Mrs. Howard Buckhouse. 

********** February 10, 1949 

OBSERVED GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY 

The Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Franz Medenwaldt of 723 North 12th St., 
Breckenridge, MN. , will be celebrated with a service and social gathering at the Lutheran 
Church at 2 PM., on Thursday Feb. 2Ath, at Hankinson for friends. 

Open House will be held in the evening from 7 to 9 PM. , at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
Medenwaldt 's daughter, Mrs. Gust Hubrig, 217 So. 4th St. Wahpeton, ND. 

Mr. and Mrs. Franz Medenwaldt were former residents of the Hankinson and Fairmount 

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WINEFELDT- AVERY EXCHANGE VOWS MON. 
Miss Violet Avery of Stuart, lA. , and Richard Winefeldt, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Richard Winefeldt, of this city, exchanged marriage vows at Wahpeton on Monday, Feb. 21st. 
The young couple will make their home in Hankinson for the present. 

********** February 2A, 1949 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 
Mrs. John Bomersbach, Jr., of Los Angeles, CA., announces the engagement of her sister, 
Lorraine Baker of Los Angeles, to Mr. Wm. Charles Timmerman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles 
Lima of Los Angeles. The wedding date had been set for March 27th. 

********** February 24, 1949 

ATTEND WEDDING OF NIECE 
Mrs. John Jaeger of this city and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kutter of New Effington spent Mon- 
day in Wyndmere where they attended the wedding of their niece, Erma Becker to Leland 
Muelberg of Barney. The wedding took place at the St. John's Churcli in Wyndmere and a rec- 
eption in honor of the couple was given in the church parlors following the ceremony. 

********** March 3, 1949 

MISS DOROTHY CARTER WED 
Miss Dorothy Carter, former resident of this vicinity was married January 15th in 
Cleveland, OH., to Robert Drenman. The couple will be at home at 1333 East 89th St., 
Cleveland. Miss Carter is well known here having resided in this vicinity until after her 
graduation from the local High School. She and her mother then moved to Wahpeton where 
Dorothy attended the State Science School. They moved to Ohio a couple of years ago. 

********** March 10, 1949 

WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES 
GOLDEN: Mr. and Mrs. L. Navratil of New Effington and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ernst, Minneapolis. 

SILVER: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Jasmer of Hankinson March 27th, 1899 

********** March 31, 1949 

GOLDEN: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Budack of Hankinson. 

********** April 14, 1949 

ATTEND WEDDING OF BROTHER AT FARGO 
Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Mc Ilwain went to Fargo Tuesday where they attended the wedding of 
Mr. Mc Ilwian's brother, Clifford Mc Ilwain to Miss Hildegarde Dietz, which took place at 
St. Mary's Cathedral in Fargo on Tuesday. 

********** April 21, 1949 

MAXINE SCHMIDT LEAVES FOR TEXAS 
Miss Maxine Schmidt and Reuben Kath left Wednesday morning for El Paso, TX., and plan 
to be married there in the near future. He is stationed in the Army there and has been 
home on furlough. ********** April 21, 1949 

SONORA. . . .Mrs. C. J. Krump and Mrs. Louie Schiltz of Hankinson were Wahpeton shoppers 

Thursday. They also attended the wedding of Mrs. Krump ' s nephew, Allen Meyer and Nellie 
Andel. ********** April 21, 1949 

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L. M. BIRNBAUM WED AT ROSHOLT TUESDAY 

At a pretty ceremony at St. John Baptist Church in Rosholt, SD., Lorraine Mary Widhalm, 
daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Tony Widhalm of Rosholt, became the bride of Lawrence Michael Birn- 
baum, son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Bimbaum of Hankinson. Father Englehart heard the exchange 
of vows at a single ring ceremony at 9 o'clock Mass on Tuesday, April 26th. 

The bride was attired in a dress of white satin with a sweetheart neckline and long 
fitted sleeves that came to a point at the wrists. A ruffle starting at the waist went 
around the long train. She carried a bouquet of white lilies and American Beauty roses with 
streamers of sweet peas. She wore a double strand of pearls, a gift of the bridegroom. 

The bridegroom wore a dark blue suit with a white carnation for a boutonniere. Bestman 
was Urban Widhalm, a brother of the bride. He also had a white carnation boutonniere. 

The bridesmaid, Leona Teresa Bimbaum, sister of the bridegroom, wore a light blue 
taffeta dress. She carried a bouquet of lilies, pink carnations and yellow jonquils. She 
wore a pearl necklace, a gift of the bride. 

Dinner was served at 12 o'clock at the bride's home to the Immediate members of the 
family. A reception was held at 2 o'clock for relatives and neighbors. 

The wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Raymond Lenzen, sister of the bride- 
groom. It was decorated with pink roses and yellow jonquils and topped with a bride and 
groom. The couple left for a short honeymoon in Canada. They plan to make their home in 
Lidgerwood where Lawrence is employed at the new Brakin's garage. 

********** April 28, 1949 

ARLENE JOHANNESMEYER AND HENRY BAKER WED TUESDAY, MAY 3 

A lovely spring wedding was solemnized Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at the St. Peters 's 
Church in Mantador when Miss Arlene Johannesmeyer , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Johannes- 
meyer of Mantador, became the bride of Henry Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orrie Baker of 
Hankinson. Rev. Father Miller read the nuptial mass. 

The bride was attractively attired in a white slipper satin dress with lace trim and 
finger tip veil. Her bouquet was of red roses and white carnations and she wore a gold 
locket. Miss Maxine Krump, friend of the bride who acted as bridesmaid, was gowned in a 
green taffeta dress and carried a bouquet of of white carnations and yellow jonquils. 

The groom wore a brown . business suit and a white carnation boutonniere. 

Mrs. Johannesmeyer, mother of the bride and Mrs. Baker, mother of the groom, both chose 
green dresses for the occasion and wore corsages of roses and mixed spring flowers. 

After the ceremony a reception for 50 families of the relatives and friends of the 
couple was held in the basement of the Sister's school at Mantador. 

A lovely three tiered wedding cake was the centerpiece of the bride's table. A wedding 
dinner and supper was served after which a dance was held at Birchem's Hall in Hankinson. 

********** May 5, 1949 

GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peitz May 15, 1949 

********** May 12, 1949 

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Mr. and Mrs. John E. Scheller and family attended the wedding on Sunday of Elroy Korth, 
which took place in Breckenridge, MN. 

********** May 12, 1949 

DELORES BIRNBAUM AND ERVIN HELVIK WED 

St. Philips Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding when Delores Mary Bimbaum 
became the bride of Ervin Helvik on May 11th, at 9 AM. Rev. Father G. C. Bierens officiated 
at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride was attired in a white satin dress with a sweetheart neckline, long fitted 
sleeves and a low waist was fashioned in three scallops. The fingertip veil edged in lace 
fell from a beaded crown. She carried a bouquet of roses. 

The bridesmaids, Julia Bimbaum, a sister of the bride, and Mrs. Jean Isaack, a sister 
of the groom, wore aqua and yellow dresses with white crochet headdresses made by the bride. 
They carried bouquets of pink carnations. 

The groom wore a dark suit with a white rose for a boutonniere. Best men were Francis 
Birnbaum, brother of the bride and Jerome Helvik, brother of the groom. Little Teddy Bim- 
baum, brother of the bride was the ring bearer. 

A twelve o'clock dinner was served by the brides parents in the church basement to 
about 160 guests. A reception was held in the afternoon. The couple received many lovely 
and useful gifts. The centerpiece for the brides table was a lovely white wedding cake 
decorated with yellow roses and topped with a miniature bride and groom, which was baked 
by the bride's aunt. 

Out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Helvik and Jerome and Chuck of Buelah, ND., Mr. 
and Mrs. Frank Pozimbo of Geneseo, Mr. and Mrs. John Kachinski, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. John 
Kachinski, Jr., of Cayuga and Mr. and Mrs. Luveme Hegar of Lidgerwood. 

********** May 12, 1949 

FORMER HANKINSON GIRL MARRIED AT SIOUX FALLS 

Sam Bering, Wm. Dering, and Miss Betty McMorrow flew to Sioux Falls, SD., on Sunday, 
May 8th, to attend the wedding of Miss Elaine Dering, who was married to Raymond Mc Kitrick 
on that day. They were piloted by Harold Pribbemow in his plane. 

The wedding took place at 3 PM at the Congregational Church at Sioux Falls. The bride 
wore a navy blue suit with gray and white accessories. Her corsage was made up of gardenias 
and baby roses. Miss Kaye Schmitz of Wheaton, MN. acted as bridesmaid. She wore a beige 
suit with navy blue accessories. The groom was attended by James Mc Kitrick of Soux Falls. 

A reception was held in the church basement following the ceremony. 

********** May 19, 1949 

POHL - MEYER WEDDING HELD HERE TUESDAY 

A very pretty wedding ceremony took place Wednesday, June 1st at the Emmanuel Evangel- 
ical Lutheran Church in Hankinson, when Miss Vivian Pohl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pohl 
of Victor, SD., became the bride of Olbay Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Meyer, of near New 
Effington, SD. 

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Rev. Schwab of Sisseton read the double ring ceremony. 

The bride entered the church on the arm of her father, while appropriate music was 
played by Lucille Prochnow. Jane Linehan sang "0 Perfect Love," a solo, and the guests 
at the church sang "The Lord Is My Shephard." 

The bride was attired in white marquisette with high neck line and lace ruffle bodice 
and full skirt tiered with lace and a full train. Her fingertip veil fell from a crown of 
tiny beads trimmed in lace. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white carnations and 
her jewelry consisted of a heart shaped locket. Attendants were the matron of honor, Mrs. 
Eldeen Kluge, sister of the groom, who wore a pale green rayon gown. Bridesmaids were Mar- 
lys Kutter, aunt of the bride, who wore pink marquisette and Ethel Ostby, friend of the bride 
who wore blue. They carried bouquets of gladiolus and carnations and their earrings were 
a gift of the bride. 

Gale Schiltz acted as flower girl and wore a gown of white organdy similar to the brides 
She carried a colonial bouquet of snap dragons and carnations. 

Dale Stagebert served as ring bearer, carrying the rings on a white satin pillow with a 
marquisette lace edge. He wore an all-white suit with a pink carnation as a boutonniere. 
The groom wore a blue pin stripe suit with a white carnation boutonniere. Best men were: 
Elroy Meyer, cousin of the groom, who wore a brown pin stripe suit and Carrol Bisek, cousin 
of the bride, who wore a light blue suit. They each wore a white carnation boutonniere. 

Ushers were Wencil Bisek and Harry Kluge, also wearing white carnation boutonnieres. 
The mother of the bride wore an aqua nylon gown and the mother of the groom wore navy blue 
crepe. They had corsages of carnations and roses. Both father's wore brown suits with 
white carnation boutonnieres. 

A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents at Victor, SD., to which one 
hundred guests were invited. A beautiful three tier wedding cake, baked by Mrs. Wencil 
Bisek aunt of the bride, decorated the table. The rooms were trimmed with blue, pink and 
white streamers. In the evening a free wedding dance was held at the White Eagle Nite Club 
at New Effington. 

Following a short wedding trip, the happy couple will make their home 8 miles west of 
New Effington. ********** June 2, 1949 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 

Mrs. Alma Bundtzen of Cocato, MN., announces the engagement of her daughter, Dorothy, 
to Forrest Ocerman of Little Falls, MN. Dorothy is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert 
Pribbernow of this city. ********** June 9, 1949 

Mr. and Mrs. David Solid and children and Mrs. Margaret K. Hentz, returned here Sunday 

from Bertha, MN., where they witnessed the wedding ceremony of Mr. Solid's sister. Little 

Susan Solid acted as flower girl. 

********** June 9, 1949 

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Emil H. Bohn June 8, 1899. 

********** June 16, 1949 

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JOHN LAQUA AND MARLYS KUTTER WED JUNE Uth 

A beautiful marriage ceremony was solemnized Saturday June 11th at 1 PM., at the St. 
Francis Academy reception parlors in the presence of a large gathering of relatives. Rev. 
Francis Smalley pronounced the Nuptial vows for John Francis La Qua, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Frank La Qua, and Marlys Delores Kutter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kutter, all of this 
city. The double ring ceremony was used. 

White roses and red peonies were the decorations for the reception parlors. The bride 
who entered on the arm of her father, was preceded by her maid of honor, Shirley Coppin and 
bridesmaid, Mrs. Olbay Meyer, of New Effington, SD. Both are nieces of the bride. The groom 
was attended by his brother, Vincent A. La Qua, as best man and Wm. Bogus, a cousin, as sec- 
ond bestman. 

Little Pauline Hald, from Minneapolis, acted as the bride's train bearer and wore a 
corsage given to her by the bride. The Ushers at the academy were Colleen Skog and Grace Roth 

The bride wore a white sheer rayon marquisette dress, with long sleeves, full train, 
with lace ruffles adorning the train and gown. Her fingertip veil was arranged in coronet 
fashion and was trimmed with seeded pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of red roses, white 
carnations and lily of the valley with white streamers ending in rose buds. The only jewelry 
worn by the bride was a gold chain and cross set with a chief diamond, a gift of the groom. 
The bride's attendants wore pink and blue formals with matching chapel veils as headdresses. 
They carried colonial bouquets of rose buds, snap dragons and lilies of the valley and were 
presented with necklaces and earrings to match, by the bride. 

The groom wore a blue suit with a white carnation boutonniere. The attendants wore grey 
suits and white carnations in their lapels. They were given gold tie clasps by the groom. 
Mrs. Kutter, mother of the bride, wore a gray crepe dress with gray accessories to match. 
Mrs. La Qua, mother of the groom, wore a rose beige crepe dress with rose accessories to 
match. Both mothers were presented, by the bride, with corsages of yellow roses and pink 
sweet peas. The bride's father, wore a black suit with a white carnation in his lapel and 
Mr. La Qua, the groom's father, wore a brown suit with a white carnation in his lapel. 

The bride's going away dress was a navy blue taffeta suit with white accessories. The 
bride and groom left on a honeymoon trip to Yellowstone National Park and the Black Hills. 
The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson High School and was employed as Assistant Cashier 
at the Lincoln State Bank here. The groom is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy here and 
of the State School of Science at Wahpeton. He will resume his law studies in September at 
the State Univ. at Grand Forks, where the couple will make their future home. They will 
remain in Hankinson for a few months this summer where the groom has employment with his 
father in the contracting business. 

Out of city relatives in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pohl and daughter, from Fort 
Dodge, lA.; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Pohl and sons, of Minneapolis, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Russell 
Hald and family, of Minneapolis, all brothers and sisters of the bride. 

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kutter, all of 

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New Effington, SD.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kutter from Claire City, SD., uncles and aunts of 
the bride; Mr. and Mrs. Ed. J, La Qua from Clitherall, MN., uncle and aunt of the groom; 
Mrs. Thos. Eigan of Tyler, MN.; Dorothy Brackin of Portland, OR., both cousins of the groom; 
Mrs. John Lienen, Fairmount, ND., aunt of the groom. 

A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's sister and husband, Mr. 
and Mrs. Vem Coppin, given by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kutter. Iced punch drinks 
greeted the guests on arrival and during the afternoon a bounteous lunch was served. 

A three-tiered wedding cake, with a minature bride and groom, graced the bridal party 
table. It was baked by the bride's sisters, Mrs. Coppin and Mrs. Hald. Both sisters wore 
corsages presented by the groom. 

Mrs. Herbert Pohl and Mrs. Fred Pohl, sisters-in-law of the bride, were in charge of 
the gifts. Mrs. Edmund Pohl, sister-in-law of the bride, poured coffee. Waitresses were 
Jane Linehan and Grace Roth. Yvonne Hald, niece of the bride, was the waitress at the bri- 
dal table. Waitresses were presented with corsages and hankies by the bride. 

Nephews of the bride, Rodney Hald and Lyle Pohl had charge of the guest book. About 
ninety guests attended. The popular young couple have a host of well wishes for their 
future happiness. ********** June 16, 1949 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF DAUGHTER 

Mr. V. D. Brooks of Pelican Rapids, announces the engagement of his daughter, Carol 
Elizabeth, to Patrick Dennis Mongoven, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mongoven of Hankinson. 

********** June 16, 1949 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT OF JOANN WORNER 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Worner of Hankinson announced the engagement of their daughter 
Joann to Edward Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Kuehl, of rural Hankinson. 

********** June 16, 1949 

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bladow attended the wedding of Mr. Bladow's niece. Norma Tisch, 
at Claire City, Saturday. ********** June 16, 1949 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Kinn attended the wedding of Miss Jean Pirmantges to Urban Guertz 
which took place at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in New Effington on Tuesday morning. 

********** June 16, 1949 

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Huss and son Wendell, of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Huss, 
of Mooreton, motored to Christine Wednesday evening and attended the wedding of their nephew 
Vernon Hektner of Wahpeton to Leona Kragness of Christine. 

********** June 23, 1949 

LAURA CROOKS, CPL. HILL WED 
At a ceremony performed at Fairmount, Miss Laura Crooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac 
Crooks, became the bride of Cpl. Walter Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hill on Tuesday 
afternoon, June 14th, at 2 o'clock, at the First English Lutheran Church with Rev. F. A. 
Rubbert officiating. The altar was decorated with lovely garden flowers. The traditional 
wedding marches were played by Arlene Moeller of Lidgerwood, a niece of the bride. 

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The bride was attired in a blue taffeta dress and corsage of red roses. She also carr- 
ied out the traditional something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. 
Irene Crooks of Minneapolis, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and she wore a cinnamon 
brown taffeta dress and a corsage of white carnations and red roses. Mr. Arnold Bladow, 
gister of the groom, was bridesmaid and she wore an aqua dress and a corsage of white car- 
nations and roses. Both wore a three strand pearl necklace, gifts of the bride. 

The bridegroom wore his Army uniform. His attendants were Lawrence Crooks, a twin bro- 
ther of the bride and Glen Crooks, also a brother of the bride. The men wore white carnat- 
ion boutonnieres. The brides mother wore a black floral dress and a corsage of red carnat- 
ions. The groom's mother wore a gray dress and also had a corsage of red carnations. 

A dinner was served after the wedding at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Martin 
Moeller, with covers laid for 45 guests. The dining room was decorated in aqua and white. 
The centerpiece of the table was a three tiered wedding cake decorated in aqua and white 
and topped with a minature bride and groom. The wedding cake was baked by the bride's sis- 
ter, Mrs. Mable Gabbert. Cooking the dinner were Mrs. Martin Moeller, Mrs. Mable Gabbert, 
Mrs. Arnold Moeller and Mrs. Jay Erstad. The waitresses were Arlene Moeller, Darlyne Moeller 
and MaDonna Lahmann. 

The bride has been employed at the Cudahy Packing plant, the groom is in the US Army 
stationed at Fort Knox, KY. They will make their home in Kentucky where the groom is stat- 
ioned. 

Out of town guests present for the wedding were: Mrs. Hanna Berg of White Rock; Mr. and 
Mrs. Art Kalstad of Underwood, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moeller and family of Lidgerwood 
and Rev. and Mrs. F. A. Rubbert of Tyler. 

********** June 23, 1949 

Mrs. Mike Wawers and Marcella attended the wedding of Eva Wawers and Franklyn Miller 
at Fairmount on Wednesday morning. 

********** June 23, 1949 

FAIRMOUNT ITEMS Mrs. Chas. Whitehead and granddaughter, Rochelle, spent Saturday 

and Sunday at the Ed Halberg home in Breckenridge taking care of Roxann while her parents 
drove to North Branch, MN. to attend the wedding of their niece. Merle Lee Klund. 

********** July 7, 1949 

HELEN SEEFELDT BRIDE OF LEROY JASTRAM 

Beneath an arch hung with white bells and banked with fern and garden flowers. Miss 
Helen Seefeldt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Seefeldt, and LeRoy Jastram, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Valene Jastram, of Rosholt, SD., exchanged nuptial vows June 13th, at 2 PM. The wedding 
took place at the Bethany Methodist Church with Rev. H. Nienas officiating. The single ring 
ceremony was performed in the presence of many friends. 

Miss Muriel Snyder played traditional music and Miss Leilla Moehler of Wahpeton sang 
"Because" before the ceremony. The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her 
father, wore a white organdy wedding gown with sweetheart neckline and fingertip veil. She 

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carried a shower bouquet of red roses and white carnations and wore a rhinestone necklace, 
a gift of the bridegroom. She had as her matron of honor, her sister, Mrs. Everett Hart, 
of Rutland, ND., who wore a pink taffeta gown and carried a bouquet of pink and white car- 
nations. She wore pearl earrings, a gift of the bride. The little flower girl was LaRae 
Peters and ring bearer was Carol Jean Peters, of La Mars, nieces of the bride. They wore 
pink and blue organdy gowns. 

Marvin Jastram of Wahpeton was his brother's bestman. Ushers were Marvin Hanson, Fair- 
mount, and Herman Moehler, Jr., of Wahpeton. The bride's mother wore a medium blue dress 
with black accessories and Mrs. Jastram wore a light blue dress with white accessories. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Seefeldt home. Miss Doris Schutt 
sang, "Always," and Miss Bemice Suess lit the candles. Relatives and families of the wed- 
ding party, numbering 55, were the guests. A three tiered cake was the centerpiece; it was 
baked by Mrs. Wm. Bush of Rosholt, SD., and was decorated in pink and blue. The table cloth 
was used at the wedding reception of the bride's parents. 

Following a trip to Illinois, Kansas and Wisconsin, the couple will reside in LaMars 
Township where the bridegroom is engaged in farming. The bride graduated in May from Fair- 
mount High School. 

Guests at the wedding included Mr. and Mrs. Valene Jastram and Marlys of Rosholt, Mr. 
and Mrs. Marvin Jastram of Wahpeton, Mr. and Mrs. George Hanson and sons, Foxhome; Mrs. Jas- 
tram and Marie Jastram of Wheaton; Mrs. Victor Davidson of Spicer, MN. , Mr. and Mrs. Con 
Upkes and daughter, Debbie, of Big Stone City, SD., Leonard Zimmerman of Herman, MN., Mr. 
and Mrs. Julius Schermerhom of Detroit Lakes, MN., and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ehvert of 
Frazee, MN., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Moehler of Wahpeton, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hart of Rutland, 
Mrs. Marie Moon of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bush of Rosholt, SD. 

* ********* July 7, 1949 

HONORED AT SHOWER 
A miscellaneous shower was held Sunday in the Evangelical Church for Miss Luveme 
Medenwaldt and Arvid Christensen of Tyler. 

********** July 14, 1949 

MR. & MRS. JERRY ROTH AT HOME IN MINNEAPOLIS AFTER BOWLIS WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Roth (Irene Ohotto) are at home in Minneapolis after a short wedding 
trip. Their marriage took place in St. Stanislaus Church in Bowlis June 20th, when Rev. F. 
M. Bialka officiated at the nuptial service. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John 
Ohotto and Mr. Roth, the son of Mrs. Adam Roth of Hankinson, ND. 

Miss Ohotto' s bridal gown of white satin had a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and 
bustle back skirt. Her fingertip veil fell from a tiara of imported pearls. She wore a 
pearl necklace and matching earrings, the gift of the bridegroom. Her flowers were white 
roses. Rose Ann Ohotto, sister of the bride, and Ronnie Roth, sister of the bridegroom, 
were bridesmaids and wore pink and yellow taffeta gowns, respectively, and matching picture 
hats. Their bouquets were of white carnations and peonies. 

As junior bridesmaids. Donna Mae Ohotto and Phyllis Roth, wore white and blue taffeta 

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gowns, respectively, and their bouquets were similar to those of the bridesmaids. 

Ernest Ohotto and Leonard Roth were the bridegroom's attendants. 

A pink, blue and white color motif was carried out in the decorations at the Ohotto 
home where the wedding reception was held. 

Guests from away were: Mr. and Mrs. Adam Roth and family, Mr. and "Mrs. Leonard Roth 
and Mrs. Joseph Eder and daughter, Shirley, Breckenridge; Robert Hatz, Carol Rosewohl and 
daughter Carrie, Crystal Hawes, all of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hoppe and Mrs. Frank 
Murphy and daughter, Pierz; Mrs. Jake Stops, Montgomery; Mrs. Joe Ginta, Belle Plaine; Mrs. 
Wallace Gregerson (Lorraine Ohotto), Wagner, SD.; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ohotto, Mr. and Mrs. 
Delano and son Bobby and Mrs. R. Squales, Philadelphia, PA. 

********** July 14, 1949 

TISCH - KOEPPE CEREMONY HELD JUNE 11 

A pretty wedding was solemnized at the Nidaros Church near Hammer on Saturday, June 
11th, at 2 PM when Norma Mae, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Tisch of that community, 
became the bride of Willis Bernard Koeppe, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Koeppe of near 
New Effington. 

The Rev. S. A. Dale, pastor of the church, officiated at the double ring ceremony before 
an altar decorated with baskets of peonies and in the presence of a large crowd of relatives 
and friends. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father was lovely in an ivory white slipper satin 
gown with a fitted bodice and with long sleeves tapering to a point over the wrists. The 
round yoke was of sheer marquisette edged with frilled satin. The skirt was fully gathered 
falling into a long train. Her fingertip lace trimmed veil was being held in place by a 
beaded coronet. Her jewelry consisted of a lavalliere and Black Hills gold earrings, gifts 
of the groom. She carried an arm bouquet of red roses intermingled with baby breath and 
tied with satin bows with streamers tied with baby breath. The bride carried out the trad- 
itional "something new, something borrowed and something blue." The wedding march from Lohen- 
grin was played. 

The maid of honor, Miss Mildred Koeppe, the bridegroom's only sister, was attired in 
a pink taffeta gown fashioned with a low neck and double collar and full gathered skirt. 
She wore a two strand pearl necklace. Her arm bouquet was of pink carnations and baby 
breath tied with pink ribbon. 

The bridesmaids were Phylain Wurl of Hankinson, a cousin of the bride, and Marlys Koe- 
ppe of Fargo, a cousin of the groom. They wore blue and yellow taffeta gowns, respectively 
made on identical lines as the maid of honor's gown. Their bouquets were of mixed flowers 
tied with multi-colored ribbon and they wore single strand pearls. All three attendants had 
earrings of white gold and pearls, gifts of the bride. 

The groom was attired in a light blue suit. His best man, Harry Tisch, only brother 
of the bride, also wore blue. The ushers, Darrell Wrolstad, cousin of the groom and Clarence 
Aadland, a friend of the couple, had brown and blue suits, respectively. Each had a white 

carnation boutonniere. 

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A reception for about 50 guests was held in the church parlors immediately following 
the ceremony. Here the bride's three color scheme was carried out in streamers and bells 
overhead, and nut cups with white candles and place cards on the bridal table which was 
centered with a three tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom. The 
cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Albert Koeppe. 

********** July 21, 1949 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Joseph G. Schlener of Minneapolis has announced the approaching marriage of his daugh- 
ter, Audrey, to G. Curtis Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Wilson of Golden Valley, MN. 

********** July 21, 1949 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pribbemow returned home recently from Cocato where they had gone 
to attend the wedding of their granddaughter who was married to Forrest Okerman at Little 
Falls, MN. ********** July 21, 1949 

MADONNA MEIDE TO BE MARRIED AT MILWAUKEE AUG. 

Announcements were received here this week telling of the approaching marriage of Miss 
Madonna Joan Meide, of Milwaukee, WI., to Mr. John Demerath, Jr., also of Milwaukee. 

The marriage will take place at the Holy Rosary Church in Milwaukee on Saturday Aug. 
13th, at 9 AM. Miss Meide, is well known here, the Meide' s being residents of this vicin- 
ity until a number of years ago when they moved to Milwaukee. 

The couple will make their home at 2003 N. Oakland Ave., Milwaukee. 

********** August 4, 1949 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Swanson of Rosholt announced the engagement of their daughter, Avas 
Swanson to DuWayne Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Bladow, of Hankinson. 

********** August 11, 1949 

MISS BETTY MARIE TRICHLER WED IN MINNEAPOLIS 

At a double ring ceremony performed in Pilgrims Father's Church in Minneapolis, on 
July 24th, Miss Betty Marie Trichler, daughter of Mrs. Wm. Trichler of Minneapolis became 
the bride of Mr. William Francis Sedgewick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sedgewick of Minneapolis. 
The ceremony which took place at 4 o'clock, was performed by Rev. R. J. Palmer. 

The bride was charmingly attired in a street length gown of white organdy, fashioned 
with long sleeves and a high neck with shadow embroidery. She wore a pin which had belonged 
to her great grandmother. The bride's bouquet was of white roses and pink sweetheart roses 
and she wore a coronet of the same flowers. 

Miss Jane Linehan of Hankinson acted as bridesmaid and wore a gown of pink organdy with 
puffed sleeves and pink net gloves. The bridesmaid carried a bouquet of pink roses and 
wore a coronet of roses. 

The bridegroom was attended by Bruce Johnson as best man. The bride was given in marr- 
iage by her step-brother, Francis Trichler of Fargo. 

The mother of the bride was attired in a pink dress with brown accessories. The mother 

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of the groom wore a turquoise blue dress with brown accessories. Both wore corsages of 
yellow roses and daisies. 

A reception was given in the church parlors following the ceremony. The centerpiece 
at the brides table was a beautiful wedding cake. 

The bride is well known here having resided here until two years ago when she went to 
Minneapolis to enter nurses training at the Northwestern Hospital where she will continue 
her work and graduate in May. She is a graduate of the local high school with the class of 
1947. The groom attended the Univ. of Minnesota and is now employed by the Minneapolis Star. 

********** August 11, 1949 

ELEANOR STOLTENOW WED AT FARGO SATURDAY 

The First Methodist Church of Fargo was the scene of a candlelight ceremony Saturday 
when Miss Eleanor Stoltenow of Moorhead, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Stoltenow of Great 
Bend, became the bride of Clifford J. Fitzgerald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Fitzgerald of 
Dillworth. Rev. Roland G. Hohn officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

Gladioli, palms and huckleberry decorated the church. Mrs. H. 0. Anderson played the 
nuptial music and the accompaniment for the soloist, Vincent Dodge. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. Mrs. Ross Hample of Jamestown was Mat- 
ron of Honor and Bridesmaids were: Mrs. Emil Engstrom of Leeds, ND., and Miss Eleanor Hallin 
of Moorhead. 

Harvey Fitzgerald attended his brother. Ushers were Russell Fitzgerald of Dillworth, 
another brother, Earl and Manville Stoltenow of Great Bend, brothers of the bride and Rob- 
ert G- Malvey of Moorhead. 

A reception followed in the church parlors. Gladioli and huckleberry, combined with 
white tapers, provided a background for the receiving line. Miss Alice Grover of Moorhead 
played incidental music. 

Mrs. Manville Stoltenow of Great Bend and Miss Amy Erickson of Fargo acted as hostesses. 
Miss Julie 0. Newton and Mrs. G. E. May poured. 

For the bridal trip, Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald will motor to Eastern Canada, Boston and 
Washington, DC. They will be in Boston for the annual convention of the National League of 
District Postmasters which Mr. Fitzgerald is attending as delegate from Minnesota. He is 
postmaster at Dillworth. Mrs. Fitzgerald Is Clay County Home Demonstration Agent. 

********** August 11, 1949 

MISS GLADYS MAC QUEEN MARRIED AT ST. PAUL 

Word was received here of the marriage of Miss Gladys Mac Queen of St. Paul, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mac Queen of Enderlin, to David Meade of St. Paul. 

The marriage took place in St. Paul where Miss Mac Queen has been employed and where 
Mr. Meade was attending college. They will make their home in northern Minnesota where 
the groom will be employed in teaching. 

Miss Mac Queen is well known here, the MacQueens being former residents of this city. 

********** August 18, 1949 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Skog of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter. 

Colleen, to Theodore H. Trove, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Trove of Walcott on Aug. 11th. 

********** August 18, 1949 

Mrs. Jack Place and daughter and Mrs. Charles Kath attended a bridal shower given Sun- 
day at Fairmount in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hoefs who were married on Tuesday. 

********** August 18, 1949 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Anton Griepentrog, Miss Esther Stoltenow, Mr. and Mrs. 
Reuben Stoltenow left Tuesday for Paynesville, MN., where they will attend the wedding 
of their niece, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Greutzmacher. 

********** August 25, 1949 



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Film S 1584 HANKINSON NEWS Aug. 29, 1946 - Aug. 18, 1949 

MARLENE McMORROW DIED IN ST. PAUL 
Mrs. Charles Spreckels and Bemice Kuehl left Sunday night for St. Paul to attend the 
ftineral of Marlene McMorrow, aged eight years, who died August 22nd, after an illness of 
one day. Funeral services were held Monday, August 26th, from Grace Lutheran Church. 

Burial services were at Oak Hill Cemetery. Marlene was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Leonard McMorrow. She leaves to mourn, her parents, a sister and four brothers. 

********** August 29, 1946 

LITTLE CHILD PASSED AWAY 
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schroeder on August 19th, a baby boy, at St. Francis Hosp- 
ital. The infant was baptized and given the name Francis and passed away Tuesday morning 
despite all that medical aid could do. 

Little Francis was buried Wednesday morning at 8:30 from St. Anthonys Church at Fair- 
mount. Sympathy is extended the parents and son, Jimmy, in the loss of their son and bro- 
ther. ********** August 29, 1946 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nieman, of Falls City, NE., came Thursday night and visited at the 
Adolph Ziegelman home until Friday and are now visiting Mrs. Martha Cast and Mr. and Mrs. 
Wm. Cast in Wahpeton. Mr. Nieman is a cousin of Wm. Gast. They attended the funeral of 
John Gast, which was held last Friday in Summit Township GREAT BEND.... 



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August 29, 1946 



MANTADOR ATTEND FUNERAL Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Puetz and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Puetz 

attended the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Emerick, at Madison, MN., on Thursday. They return- 
ed on Saturday and were accompanied by Mrs. Ben Goerger who is visiting at the J. B. Goer- 
ger home for several days. ********** August 29, 1946 

MRS. GEORGE HAMMERMEISTER DIED IN MINNEAPOLIS 
Mrs. H. G. Worner received a telephone call from Mrs. Wm. Thornton telling that Mrs. 
George Hammermeister, of Minneapolis, had passed away that day. Mrs. Hammermeister and her 
husband were well known in the Hankinson and Great Bend communitites . 

********** September 5, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR PILOT KILLED IN PLANE CRASH 
Civil Aviation Authorities Vew VJrecked Plane 
Fvmeral services for Edwin Borchardt, who lost his life in an aiplane crash southeast 
of Hankinson Sunday noon September 1st, were held at the Immanual Evangelical Lutheran Chiirch 
in Hankinson on Wednesday, September 4th. A brief service was held for the immediate family 
at the home ten miles southeast of town. Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery north of Hank- 
inson . 

Edwin John Albert Borchardt was born September 17, 1922, in DeVillo Township, the son 

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of August Borchardt and Viola Schroeder, deceased. He was baptized and confirmed by the 
sainted pastor J. P. Klausler. He spent all of his life at home with his father in DeVillo 
Township. His sudden passing is mourned by his father, his brothers, Carl, Elroy, at pres- 
ent in the Army, and Marcus, and by his sister, Eleanor, all of Hankinson. 

Edwin was killed Sunday afternoon when his plane crashed into the corn field on the 
Max Schmidt farm, five miles east of Hankinson. 

George Wirtz, who was watching the plane, saw it fall. He said that it lost altitude 
and then zoomed upward and then crashed to earth. Geo. called his brothers, Joe and Harry, 
who were in the house, and then got into the car and drove to the scene of the accident. 
The plane was badly wrecked and was lying upside down. Investigation showed that the pilot 
was seriously hurt, and passed away shortly after the crash. 

The coiinty coroner was notified and came to the wrecked plane and the body was removed 
and brought in the Wipperman Company ambulance to Hankinson. 

Borchardt, who had recently purchased the plane from Arnold Jentz and Joe Mertes , of 
Mantador, the Aronca plane being purchased by them in Wahpeton. Mr. Borchardt had only six 
hours of flying, and kept the plane at the Burvee farm. 

Authorities of the Civilian Aviation Department were here Monday, and after making an 
investigation, said that the plane evidently "stalled" and plunged to the ground. 

Pallbearers were members of the deceased's Confirmation Class: Willis Prochnow, Lester 
Buck, Chas. Gabbert, Warren Gabbert, Arnold Jentz, and Peril Hubrig. A large number of mourn- 
ers came to pay their last earthly resepcts to a fine young man who met such a tragic death. 

Elsewhere in this paper is a picture sent to vs by the Fargo Forum and taken by E. M. 
Qj-een. ********** September 5, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. JOHN SCHILTZ 
Pioneer Mother Passed Away on Friday 
Mrs. John Schiltz, pioneer mother of Richland County, passed away at the St. Francis 
Hospital in Breckenridge, Friday, September 6th, following a six weeks' illness. 

Funeral services were held at St. Philip's Church Monday. Rev. Fr. Bierens conducting 
the services. Pallbearers were Edmund Kieffer, Carl Rettig, Aug. Rettig, Gordon Schiltz, 
Francis Schiltz and Florentine Rettig. 

Mrs. John Schiltz (nee Dina Rettig) was born June 26th, 1867, in Gary, Indiana, and 
later moved, with her parents, to Millerville, MN. On May 7th, 1890, she was united in marr- 
iage to John Schiltz. They came to Richland County, homesteading in Elma Township, and exc- 
ept for three years spent in Hankinson, resided in EZjna Township. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: five sons. Matt, Joe, Nick, John and Louis; one 
daughter, Mrs. Henry Kieffer. Fifteen grandchildren also survive. Her husband passed away 
three years ago. ********** September 12, 1946 

PETER PIRMANTGEN DIED AT SISSETON, S. D. 
Funeral services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at New Effington for Peter 
Pirmantgen, resident of Hart Township since the earliest days of settlement, Mr. Pirmantgen 
passed away at Rochester, MN., August 25th. September 12, 1946 

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RECEIVES WORD OF DEATH OF MRS. WALT LILLEY 
George Schuett received a letter from his brother residing in Montana, telling that 
Mrs. Lilley, a former resident of Hankinson, had passed away at Everett, WA. , but was taken 
to Yakima for burial, beside Walt Lilley, who is buried there. 

The letter also contained the news that Ross Fowler, was not feeling fine after being 
ill with a heart attack and had sold his drug store . 

********** September 12, 1946 

MRS. JOE KRIZ DIED TODAY 
Lidgerwood Pioneer Mother 111 Many Months 
Mrs. Joe Kriz, pioneer mother of the north east Lidgerwood community, passed away at 
the Providence Hospital here today, following an illness of several months, most of which 
time she was in the hospital. 

Mrs. Joe Kriz, (Marie Jellinek) was born in Chicago, and was about 75 years old. 
Surviving are her husband, one son, Fred, and three grandchildren. Funeral arrangements 
have not yet been made, but will be held at Lidgerwood. 

********** September 19, 1946 

EDWARD VIHITE PASSED AWAY 
Pioneer of Richland County Funeral at Fairmount 
Edward Charles Vfliite, 64, former Fairmount and Bismarck resident, passed away at Minn- 
eapolis, MN., Sunday. He had been ailing for sometime. 

He was born Feb. 7, 1882, at Wahpeton and the family moved to Fairmoiint the same year. 
He came to Bismarck in 1909 as a salesman. Mr. White had been connected with Richmond's 
Bootery and had owned a confectionery, now known as the Sweet Shop. 

He married Margaret Grady in 1911. She was a Bismarck teacher at that time. He is 
survived by his wife, and one daughter, Mrs. Mary IThite Mc Donald, and two grandsons, Jack 
and Thomas Mc Donald, all of Kansas City, MO., three brothers, Pat, Fairmount; Michael, Hank- 
inson, and Jeff, Chicago, IL., and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Toma, Minneapolis, MI]., and Mrs. 
Kathryn Rassler, Fairmount. 

Last rites will be held at St. Anthony's Church, Fairmoiint, on September 18th, and 
burial in the family plot at Fairmount. 

********** September 19, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ALBERT KNAAK 
Passed Away at Breckenridge Hospital Saturday 
Albert Knaak, pioneer, of southwest of Hankinson, passed away at the St. Francis 
Hospital in Breckenridge Saturday. Mr. Knaak had been in ill health for many months, during 
which time he was confined to the hospital for care . 

Funeral services were held at the Emmanual Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rev. A. A. 
Graf conducting the services . 

Albert Knaak was born April 8th, 1873, in Germany, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Knaak. 
While a child he came with his parents to America and for a number of years lived in Shane 
County, NI . Later the family moved to Richland County and took up a homestead southwest 

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of Hankinson. In the year 1896 he was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Salzwedel and to 
this union eight children were born. 

After retiring from faming he made his home with his children, until his serious 
illness required hospitalization. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: three children, Walter and Hugo, of Hankinson, and 

Hazel, of St. Paul, two brothers, Ferdinand, of Marshfield, WI., and Emil, of St. Paul, 

one sister, Mrs. Chas. Buckhaus, of Hankinson and three grandchildren. His wife and five 

children preceded him in death. 

********** September 26, 1946 

FORMER HANKINSON MAN DIED 

Funeral services for Oscar Bohn, 41, who died Sunday in Mobridge, SD., were held in 
that city Tuesday and the body will be bought to Great Bend where final rites will be held 
at the Lutheran Church at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon. 

Mr. Bohn, a native of Richland Coimty, was bom in 1904 and had lived in Great Bend 
where he conducted a grocery biisiness for a number of years . He left for the South Dakota 
city to enter business there ten years ago, after serving as Red Owl manager at Hankinson. 

He leaves his wife, who is the former Gussie Ehlers, of Fairmount vicinity, and five 
children. ********** September 26, 1946 

SONORA . . . . Mr . and Mrs. Joseph Weiser and son attended the fianeral of Mr. VJeiser's 
uncle, Helmuth Thomas, in Rosholt on Thursday. 

********** September 26, 1946 

FORI-IER MERCHANT DIED 

Nicholas Krebsbach, 65, former Hankinson businessman, died last Thursday at Minot. 
Mr. Krebsbach left Hankinson about 40 years ago. 

********** October 3, 1946 

GREAT BEND.... On September 22nd, our community was shocked and sadly grieved by the 
sad news that Mr. Oscar Bohn of Mobridge, SD. , had been called home. Mr. Bohn had been 
ill for several years , and news that he had been called by the Angel of Death saddened 
friends and relatives who had loved this fine Christian man. Funeral services were held 
Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran Church in Mobridge, SD., and Thursday the body was brought 
to Great Bend and funeral services were held at the Trinity Lutheran Church at 2:30, Rev. 
Cordts officiating before a multitude of relatives and friends. Pallbearers were six nephews 
Paul and Melvin Bohn, Rudolph Worner, Wesley Griepentrog, Roy and Norman Beling. 

Oscar Bohn was born December 16th, 1904, son of Albert Bohn and his wife Freidricke . 
He was confirmed March 1918 and graduated from VJahpeton High School in June of 1922. On 
October 3rd, 1927 he was married to Augusta Ehlers. They lived in the Great Bend vicinity 
until 1937 when they moved to Mobridge, SD., where he was engaged in a grocery business. 

He leaves to mourn: his sorrowing wife and foxir children, LaVonne, 18, Audrey, 16, 
Mark, 13, and Bonita, 7; five sisters and two brothers; Mrs. Mary King, of Minneapolis, 
Mrs. Emma James, of Rockford, IL., Mrs. Hulda Griepentrog, Rockford, IL., Mrs. Hertha Beling, 
Rockford, IL., Mrs. Ida Mitzel, Yakima, WA. , George Bohn, Rockford and H. C. Bohn, of Great 

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Bend. The deepest sympathy goes to the bereaved family. 

********** October 3, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR HENRY H. KRAUSE 
Was Found Dead at Farm Home Sunday Morning 
Funeral services were held at the VJipperman Funeral Home Wednesday for Henry H. Krause , 
who died Satiorday night at his farm home three miles southwest of Hankinson. Rev. Graf was 
in charge of the services, and burial was in the Emmanuel Cemetery. 

Henry Herman Krause was born August 27th, 1903 in Minnesota Township, Roberts County, 
SD. He was baptized and confirmed by Pastor Cloeter. On February 12th, he was united in 
marriage to Alice Wegener, of Lidgerwood. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are his wife and three sons, Harris, Lloyd and Virgil 
and one daughter, Jane. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Krause, one brother, Wesley, of 
New Effington and one sister, Mrs. Roy Kohl, of Lidgerwood. 

********** October 10, 1946 

POLIO VICTIMS IN RICHLAND COUNTY 
Harvey L. Arnold and Mrs. Donovan Steele Died 
Two deaths were reported from Richland County in the polio epidemic . Mrs . Donovan 
Steele, 29, of VJyndmere, who died Friday, and Harvey Arnold, 19, Saturday. Deaths occurred 
at hospitals. 

Margaret Tischer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Margaret Tisher (?) northwest of town, is 
ill with the disease, in light form, report states. She is being treated at the Brecken- 
ridge hospital. ++++++++++ 

HARVEY ARNOLD DIED 
Services Held for Young Man at Great Bend 
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Great Bend, at the Lutheran Church for Harvey 
Lawrence Arnold, who died Saturday of polio. 

Harvey Arnold was 19 years of age, being born July 10, 1925, at Great Bend. He was 
baptised by the late Rev. Hinck and confirmed by Rev. Rengstorf . 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: his father and mother, one brother, Alfred and two 
sisters, Mrs. Morris Rossow, of Great Bend and Jeanne at home. 

Pallbearers were: Leonard Tischer, Harry Gustman, Milton Stein, D. Rossow, J. Boelke 
and Milas Hubrig. ********** October 10, 1946 

MARINE VETERAN'S FUNERAL SATURDAY 
Chas . Burvee Died at Fargo Veterans Hospital 
Funeral services for Chas. H. Burvee, who died Wednesday in the Veterans Hospital in 
Fargo will be held at the Fairmount Methodist Chiirch Saturday at 2 o'clock. The American 
Legion Post will render military funeral honors. 

Chas. Burvee served with the 96th Co., 6th, U. S. Marines, and was blinded at Belleau 
Wood in 1916, while engaging in one of the corps most brillant victories. 

Chas. Burvee was born April 15th, 1891, in Go\ild City, MI., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred 
E. Burvee. He came, with his parents, to Fairmount in 1907. 

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Surviving are his mother; three sisters, Maude Burvee, Mrs. Ervin Crooks and Mrs. 
Harris Miller, of Lisbon; four brothers, Bert and Frank, of Fairmount; Ed, of Wahpeton and 
Allen, in Tokyo, Japan. ********** October 10, 1946 

GREAT BEND. .. .Relatives here received word from Fergus Falls that Willis Schroeder 
passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at the church. 

********** October 10, 1946 

SISTER OF MRS. BOB BELLIN PASSED AI-7AY 
Mrs. Bob Bellin returned to her home here Monday after attending the funeral of her 
sister, Mrs. Alma Meier, who passed away Tuesday at her home in Stillwater, MN. Her daugh- 
ter, Dorothy, of Colorado and son, Carl, were at her bedside and also a step-brother, of 
Wheaton, MN. 

Funeral services were held Friday. Burial was at the Elm Hurst Cemetery at St. Paul. 
Mrs. Bellin visited a few days with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Bellin 
in Minneapolis before returning to her home here. 

********** October 17, 1946 

DEATH OF NEPHEW 

Mrs. Robert VJeinkauf, former resident of south of town, and Clara Hoffman, both of 

Staples, MN., write that their nephew, Harry Lindsay, 54, died in St. Paul, October 4th. 

A wife and two children survive. Mr. Lindsay was N. P. yard master. Funeral services were 

held at Staples. ********** October 17, 1946 

Memorial services were held Sunday, October 20th, for Francis Steenberg at the Commun- 
ity Church at 2 o'clock PM. Francis was killed in the service. 

HAMMER NEVJS.... ********** October 24, 1946 

INFANT CHILD DIED 
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Quam, born last Thursday at the Breckenridge 
Hospital, passed away Wednesday. Funeral services were held from the Winnerman Funeral Home 
Thursday afternoon. ********** October 24, 1946 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Nelson and family spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives at Dela- 
mere. They also attended the fimeral of Mrs. Rose Ressa which was held Saturday afternoon. 

********** October 24, 1946 

PIONEER DIED 
Albert Pelvit, 84, pioneer Wyndmere farmer, passed away at the St. Francis Hospital, 
Breckenridge, MN., last Wednesday. He was born at Green Lake, WI . , September 17, 1862. 
Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church in Wyndmere Satxirday with Rev. 
Kinsler in Charge. ********** October 24, 1946 

MRS. WALTER PASBRIG DIED WEDNESDAY 
Funeral Will Be Held Saturday at Great Bend 
Mrs. Walter Pasbrig passed away at the Breckenridge Hospital Wednesday, November 6th, 
at 5 o'clock, after an illness of two weeks' duration. 

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Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, November 9th, at the Great Bend 
Lutheran Church. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: her hvisband and one daughter. Marvel, at home. 

********** November 7, 1946 

MAN KILLED NEAR BARNEY 
Robert Busch Caught in a Power Take-off 
Robert Busch, about 65 years of age, residing just north of Barney, was killed Tuesday 
afternoon, when his clothes were caught in a power take-off on a tractor as he was operating 
a corn elevator, while loading com into an elevator. 

A man, bringing in a load of corn found Robert, nearly divested of clothes, lying beside 
the tractor. 

Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Cecil Mc Donald; one son, Robert, all of Bar- 
ney. Funeral services will be held at Mooreton Friday at 10 o'clock in the Catholic Church. 

********** November 7, 1946 

HUNTER DIED FROM EXERTION 
John E. Lorntson, 58, of Milnor, died at the Breckenridge Hospital Sunday. Mr. Lornt- 
son had been hunting that day and suffered a heart attack. He was taken to the Breckenridge 
Hospital for treatment. 

He was a brother of Andrew Nelson, of Hankinson. Funeral services were held at the 
Lutheran Church in Milnor Thursday. 

We regret to report that this is the third death in the Nelson family in the past year. 
Andrew's mother passed away last winter and another brother last summer. 

********** November 7, 1946 

MENINGITIS VICTIM 
Leo Walsh received a message on Tuesday informing him of the death of his brother's 
4 year old son, who had passed away Monday. The lad had been sick only three days. Death 
was due to meningitis. Mr. Walsh's brother and family live in Murdock, MN. 

********** November 7, 1946 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR LAMARS FARMER 
Henry Walter, 77, well known LaMars farmer was killed almost instantly Tuesday after- 
noon when he fell from the top of a ladder on a granary where a crew had been loading corn. 
He died as a result of a broken neck. 

Funeral services were held from the Fairmount Methodist Chvurch on Sunday, Nov. 3rd, 
with the Rev. W. S. J. Bleakley in charge. 

********** November 7, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. AUGUST WALTERS 
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood for Mrs. August 
Walters. Death occurred at the home of her daugher, Mrs. Alolph Hendricks, following a 
several months' illness, which began when she fell and received a broken hip. Mrs. John Hols 
of Hankinson, is a sister of the deceased. 

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FATHER OF L. R. BURFENING DIED 

Peter C. Burfening, 83, of Minneapolis, former resident of Kulm, ND., died Thursday 
in a Minneapolis hospital. He had been president of the Salzer Lumber Co., before his retire- 
ment. 

Mr. Burfening operated a sash and door factory in Anoka, MN., before moving to Kulm in 

1895. A son, R. Burfening, resided in Hankinson for many years, being manager of the 

Salzer Lumber Co., here. ********** November 14, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MARTIN EBERHARD 
Passed Away at His Home Friday 

Martin Eberhard passed away at his home in Hankinson Friday, following a two weeks' 
illness. Funeral services were held in Hankinson Monday at the St. Philip's Church, with 
Very Rev. Father Bierens officiating. 

Martin Eberhard was born, Nov. 11th, at Bruckenthal, Austria. He was married to 
Josephine Korowski October 9th, 1892, in Sokol, Austria. He immigrated to Canada in 1902 
and remained in Winnipeg for two months before coming to Hankinson in 1903. Mrs. Eberhard 
and six children, Mary, Anna, Lena, Ella, Stanley and Peter accompanied them. 

Four children were bom in Hankinson, namely John, Frank, Rose and Paiiline. Mr. Eber- 
hard worked as a blacksmith all of his life. He was a charter member of the Catholic Order 
of Forresters and a faithful member of St. Philip's Chiirch. 

October 9th, Mr. and Mrs. Eberhard celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. All 
of the surviving children, except Anna, Mrs. Albert Russell, who was unable to be here, 
attended the fimeral. They are: Mrs. Mary Kunz, Mrs. Lena Kimz, Miss Ella Eberhard, Peter, 
John, Frank, Mrs. Rose Wentz and Mrs. Pauline Bregel. Twenty one grandchildren also survive 
and his wife, Mrs. Martin Eberhard. One son, Stanley, was killed in action in 1918, in 
France and the local American Legion Post bears his name. 

********** November 14, 1946 

GREAT BEND.... On November 6th, our community was sadly grieved by the sad news that 
Mrs. Walter Pasbrig (nee Alma Bohn) had been called home. Mrs. Pasbrig had been in ill healf. 
for over a year. . On October 22nd, she was taken to the St. Francis Hospital at Breckenridge , 
where she passed away Wednesday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the age of 51 years. 

Mrs. Pasbrig was bom June 26th, 1895 near Great Bend. She was baptized July 21st, 
1895, and confirmed April 4th, 1909. She was married to Walter Pasbrig, December 7th, 1915, 
by the late Pastor T. Hinck. Surviving to mourn are: her sorrowing hiasband, one daughter, 
Marvel, at home, one brother, Ewald Bohn, near Great Bend; two sisters, Mrs. Otto Ziegelman, 
Garfield. Her parents and one sister preceeded her in death. Services were held Saturday 
afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Revr J. Rengstorf officiating. 

The remains were laid to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers were six nephews. 
The deepest sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved family. (2nd sister?) 

********** November 14, 1946 

BROTHER DIED 

Albert Umbreit received a telegram Saturday telling his brother, Emil had passed 
awav in Montana. ^^^^ November 14, 1946 



ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Mrs. A. P. Jarske left for Minneapolis to attend the funeral of her cousin and to visit 
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Payne and with her daughter, Joyce. 

********** November 21, 1946 

CALLED HOME BY DEATH 
Mr. and Mrs. Howard H. Manderscheid, of Malone, WI., came Thursday to spend a number 
of days visiting at the John A. Hentz home. Saturday they received a message stating that 
Mr. Manderscheid 's father had passed away that morning. They left for Wisconsin Sunday 
morning. ********** November 21, 1946 

FATHER OF MISS SIMPKINS DIED 
Miss Leah Simpkins received a call on Friday stating her father is very ill. She left 
immediately for her home that morning. When she reached hoire her father had passed away 
about an hour before. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Hazelton. Mrs. Ted 
Stack has taken over Miss Simpkin's position for the time being. 

********** November 31, 1946 

DONALD HAGBERG DIED IN WISCONSIN 
Donald Hagberg, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Monday, a victim of ti:iberculosis . 
Mr. Hageberg was 24 years old, a son-in-law of Mrs. Nellie Alloway, formerly of Hankinson. 

Funeral services were held in St. Cloud. His wife, Margaret, survives. The young man 
worked for a time in the Alloway restaurant here. 

********** December 5, 1946 

MRS. BETSY PAULSON DIED SATURDAY 
Mrs. Betsy Paulson, 70, a former resident of the Rosholt community, died Saturday 
evening at the home of her daughter in Holmes City, MN. 

A short service was held in Alexandria, MN., funeral home and the remains were 

brought to Rosholt with services being held in St. Joseph Church Wednesday afternoon. 

********* * December 5, 1946 

INDIAN SCOUT DIED 
Believed to be the last survivor of Gen. Custer's band of Indian scouts, James King, 
96, prominent Sioux leader, died here Thursday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Char- 
les White. 

Little is recorded of his early life, but copious government records show that for 15 
years he was a member of the U. S. Army's Indian Scout Services, and that he served 10 years 
as Captain of the Indian Police, 11 years as Deputy Sheriff for the police, and 16 years as 
a missionary on both the Sisseton-Wahpeton eind Pine Ridge Reservations. 

********** December 12, 1946 

HAMMER NH-JS Friends here received word of the death of Mrs. John F. Swenson at Tola, 

WI. She was the wife of Rev. Swenson who was pastor of the Lutheran Church here from 1905 
to 1910. The family has a host of friends who sympathize with them. 

********** December 12, 1946 

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FUNERAL HELD FOR MBS. JASMER, SR. 
Came to Great Bend in 1892 From Minnesota 

Funeral services for Mrs. Carl Jasmer, Sr., were held at the local Lutheran Church 
Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. G. C. Michael in charge. Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery 
north of town. 

Mrs. Jasmer had died Sunday afternoon at 5 PM., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. 
Harold Voeltz, in Hankinson, after having been confined to her bed for the past six weeks. 

Mrs. Jasmer was born February 19th, 1865, in West Prussia, Germany, the daughter of 
Frederick and Susanna Malke . With her parents she came to this country at the age of three 
and settled with them at Winona, MN. During her adolescence she moved with her parents to 
Westport, SD. It was here on May 18th, 1884, that she was married to Carl Jasmer. 

In 1892 they moved to the Great Bend territory, where they resided until 1901 when 
they moved to the present Wm. R. Westphal farm, west of town. They retired to Hankinson in 
1924, and two years ago were privileged to observe their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. 
Jasmer preceded his wife in death a little over two years ago. 

Mrs. Jasmer leaves to mourn her passing her children: Lena, the present Mrs. Edwin 
Gaedke, Charles, Adela, the present Mrs. Harold Voeltz, all of Hankinson, as well as Henry, 
of Minneapolis, and Fred, of St. Paul. A son, William, died at the time of the first World 
War. There are also 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

********** December 19, 1946 

JOHN SMITH DIED 

Mr. and Mrs. Adamson received word Monday that a cousin, Mr. John E. Smith, of Wahpetc 
dropped dead while making a delivery at the Paul Af field home in Breckenridge Monday morning 

He had been suffering from heart trouble and a sudden attack caused his death. Mr. 
Smith was employed at the Three Star Oil Company in Breckenridge. 

********** December 19, 1946 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. MARTHA STINE 
Former Resident of Great Bend Community 

Death came for Mrs. Martha Stine, of Wahpeton, on Christmas morning at 7:45 AM., at 
the St. Francis' Hospital in Breckenridge, where she had been removed as the consequence of 
a severe stroke several days before. 

Mrs. Stine, who had spent a good part of her life in the Great Bend and Hankinson ter 
itory, was born in Pomerania, Germany, January 19th, 1874, the child of August and Henriett 
Ponath. She came to this country at the age of four and settled, with her parents, near 
Great Bend, where she was also confirmed by Pastor Hinck. She was married to Fred Ptine in 
1896 by Pastor Julius Cloeter, of Lidgerwood. This union was blessed with 11 children, of 
whom eight are left to mourn the passing of the mother. Her husband died February 12th, 
1936. One son died at the age of seven and one son and daughter as infants. Mrs. Stine 
left Hankinson territory in 1937, from then on making her home in Wahpeton. 

Funeral services are to be held in Wahpeton at the home in charge of Pastor J. R. 
Dreyer at 1 o'clock PM and at the Lutheran Church in Hankinson on Saturday afternoon at 

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2:30 PM with the local pastor, the Rev. G. C. Michael and Pastor Dreyer in charge. Intenr.ent 
is to be in the Lutheran Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrange- 
ments . 

Mrs. Stine leaves to mourn her passing the following children: Robert Stine, of Etoran, 
MN., Louis Stine, of Sheboygan, WI . , Mrs. Tillie Schroeder of Wahpeton, Herbert Stine , of 
Wahpeton, with whom she made her home, Mrs. Edna Johnson, of Oshkosh, WI., Rhyned Stine, 
Nora Schroeder, both of Wahpeton, and Mrs. Bemice Zentgraf, of Fairmount, as well as 14 
grandchildren, one brother, Emil Ponath, of Great Bend and one sister, Mrs. R. Miller, of 
Wahpeton . 

********** December 26, 1946 

MRS. CARRIE HOLT PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Carried Holt, mother of Mrs. John Wickman, of this city, passed away Thursday 
at a hospital in Jamestown. 

Funeral services will be held at the Congregational Church in Hankinson on Monday. 
An obituary will be available for next week's paper. 

********** December 26, 1946 

NEW EFFINGTON . . . . Mrs . Alvin Arneson substitued for Rev. M. A. Olson as high school 
instructor last week, while the Reverend attended his uncle's funeral at St. Paul. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 
NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Announcements were received here last week of the death of Rev. A. 
Wiclcman, formerly pastor at Rosholt. He was located at Eleva, VJI. 

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HARMON RESIDENT DIED 
NEW EFFINGTON. .. .George Reiman, long time resident of Harmon Township, died Saturday 
at St. Luke's Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services were held Thursday at Bethania Church 
Rev. Gjevre officiating. 

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FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. CARRIE HOLT 
Passed Away on Her 94th Birthday Anniversary 

Carrie Olson Holt was born on December 26, 1852 in Norway and departed this life on 
December 26, 1946, her 94th birthday. 

At the age of 19 she, with her mother, three brothers and two sisters immigrated to 
America going directly to Owatonna, MN. , to join her father who had settled there. 

■Ehree years later she was united in marriage to Peter A. Holt, of that city. To this 
union was born two daughters. Besides Owatonna, the family resided in New Richland, MN., 
and Lake Mills, lA., where Mr. Holt was engaged in business. They settled on a homestead 
at Lake of the Woods. After surviving a forest fire in 1911, they came to North Dakota 
and settled on a farm south of Hankinson. 

Mr. Holt, a Civil War veteran and the younger daughter preceded her in death several 
years ago. Since 1920 she has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. John Wickman. 

Deceased was a member of the Congregational Church and attended regularly as long as 
she was able. 

She leaves to mourn her loss: one daughter, Mrs. John Wickman, four grandchildren and 
ten great-grandchildren, together with many friends. 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 PM. , at the Congregational Church 
with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating. Music was furnished by Mrs. Geo. Schuett, Miss Gutterud, 
Mrs. Abbot and Miss Carol Stack with Mrs. Dan Jones at the piano. Pallbearers were: W. G. 
Merrifield, F. Maas , 0. Oliver, H. Knudsen, Art Brown and George Schuett. Interment was 
made in Hillside Cemetery. The VJipperman Funeral Home was in charge. 

********** January 2, 1947 

FORMER RESIDENT KILLED BY AUTO 

Warren Cove, of South Bend, IN., former resident of Hankinson in the early 1900 's was 
killed in South Bend, IN., when struck by a car two days -before Christmas. 

Mr. Cove is a brother-in-law of Mr. Frank Maas of this city. Mrs. Frank Maas is now 
visiting her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Blondin, in San Francisco, CA. 

********** January 9, 1947 

MRS. C. RHODES PASSED AWAY 

Mrs. Clarence Rhodes, 38, of rural Glenbum, ND. , active in the Baptist Church of 
that commiinity and Homemakers ' Club work, died at 3:20 AM., Sunday in a Minot Hospital. 

She had entered the hospital on Nov. 29th, and also had been a patient there prev- 
iously during nearly a year of ill health. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Glenburn, with 
Rev. S. 0. Haram, Baptist pastor officiating. 

Survivors include her hvisband; two children, Russell Warren, 8, and Barbara Jane, 4: 

her mother, Mrs. Maude Clark, of Glenburn; two brothers, Paul Clark, of Devils Lake and 

Harold Clark, cf Hankinson, and a sister, Mrs. Ted Mc llroy, of Glenburn. 

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FIND BODY OF BRECKENRIDGE GIRL 
Hundreds of People Help in Search for 4 Year Girl 

Divers from Robinsdale, MN., father and son, recovered the body of little 4 year old 
Caroline Rae Mc Laughlin today (Thiirsday) who drowned Friday of last week in the Otter Tail 
river in Breckenridge . 

The recovery of the little child's body was made at 2:20 this afternoon. The divers 
went down in the water just northwest of the pavillion. The recovery was made quickly. 

Carolyn disappeared through a hole in the river ice about noon last Friday while play- 
ing with a friend, another little girl. 

Firemen from Breckenridge and Fergiis Falls and Wahpeton helped in the search for the 
little girl's body. Finding of the body lodged against a snow fence strung across the river 
down from the Mc Laughlin home ended a six day search for the girl. 

Hundreds of people from arovind the territory volunteered to help clear the river of 
ice and search for Caroline Rae. 

********** January 16, 1947 

SISTER OF MRS. CARMEN DIED 

Mrs. C. A. Carmen received a call Monday stating that her sister, Mrs. Louis Mac- 
Donald, of Minneapolis, passed away that day. Mr. and Mrs. Carmen left Tuesday to attend 
the funeral. They returned home last Sunday, accompanied by the latter' s sister, Mrs. J. 
P. Richards, (nee Vivian Vorse) , of Wyoming. Mrs. Richard was a teacher in Hankinson a few 
years back. ********** January 16, 1947 

FORMER RESIDENT KILLED IN CRASH 

John VJ. Klein, Jr., 26, a flying instructor in Mobridge and holder of an air medal 
as a former army flight officer was killed Friday when he crashed at the Mobridge airport in 
a training craft he had purchased only Thursday at Omaha. 

W. D. Kelley, manager of the Mobridge flying service by whom Klein was employed, 
blamed "acrobatic flying" for the accident. He said Klein was pulling out of a slow roll 
at a low altitude when the left wing scraped the groiind. ■ 

The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klein, of Mobridge, the youth had been en^iloyed as an 
instructor at the flying service since last September. 

He formerly lived at Hankinson where he attended high school, departing with his par- 
ents for Mobridge six years ago. His father was John Klein, Red Owl manager, now employed 
in railroading. ********** January 23, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Tiegs and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Smith and Arthxir, of Lidgerwood, left 
Wednesday for Mobridge, SD., to attend the funeral of John Klein, Jr., who was killed in an 
airplane crash Friday. 

The ftmeral was held Wednesday afternoon at Mobridge. Surviving to mourn are his par- 
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Klein, of Mobridge, brother, Bobbie and two sisters. Gale and Betty. 

********** January 23, 1947 

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STATE LINE PIONEERS DIED 

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at the Swedish Lutheran Church at 
New Effington, for Mrs. Alma Edgren, pioneer resident of the state line, who passed away 
at the hospital in Veblen. 

Rev. Berquist will conduct the services. Mrs. Edgren' s husband passed away eibout 
12 years ago. ++++++++++ 

Frank Koeppe, another state line pioneer passed away Tuesday evening at the Sisseton 
hospital. Fxoneral services will be held Saturday afternoon at the Lutheran Qiturch. 

********** January 30, 1947 

FRANK BUDACK PASSED AWAY 

Frank Budack, former resident of this city and one time Sheriff and County Treasurer 
of Richland County, passed away Friday at St. Hike's Hospital in Fergus Falls from a heart 
ai3jnent. 

Funeral services were held Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. 

Mr. Budack was born in Adamsdorff, Germany, February 3rd, 1873, and came to America 
when 12 years old. The family settled in Richland County in the vicinity of Hankinson, and 
there he grew to manhood. He was confirmed in Belford Township by the late Rev. Hinck. 

On July 8th, 1896, he was married to Martha Klingbeil in East Friberg, and they took 
up a homestead in Roberts County, SD. After six years on the homestead they returned to 
Hankinson where Mr. Budack was a salesman. He later served as Sheriff and County Treasurer. 

Mr. and Mrs. Budack celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary last July. 

Surviving are his wife, three children: Mrs. Charles (Mathilda) Mittag, Wahpeton; 
Edward, Fergus Falls and Caroline, at home. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, 
two great-grandchildren and one brother living in this city. Two sisters preceded him in 

<3eath. ********** January 30, 1947 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED MONDAY 
Mrs. G. I. Tubbs, 78, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Jacobchick in Wah- 
peton on Monday. Funeral services were held Thiirsday from the Congregational Church in 
Wahpeton and burial was in Wheaton, MN., beside her husband who passed away six years ago. 

Mrs. Tubbs is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Ray E. Stoner, of Spokane, WA., and Mrs. 
Jacobchick, of Wahpeton. The Tubbs were residents here many years ago. Mr. Tubbs was the 
manager in the mill here. 

********** January 30, 1947 

FATHER OF JOHN PESCHAL DIED 
M. Peschal, Sr., 83, of Wahpeton, father of John Peschal, died Sunday at the St. Mary 
Hospital in Wahpeton where he was taken following a fall on an icy walk on Saturday in which 
he suffered a broken hip. He received blood transfusions fron his sons, John and Mark, but 
failed to rally. 

He is survived by seven sons and three daughters, 35 grandchildren and ten great-grand 
children. Funeral services were held Thursday morning at St. John's Church in Wahpeton. Mi 

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and Mrs. Frank Peitz, of this city, attended the funeral. 

********** January 30, 1947 

MRS. VJILLIAM SACK DIED 
Mrs. Ed Loll received a telephone call Thursday morning that her sister, Mrs. VJilliam 
Sack, died VJednesday at LaMars , lA., where she was visiting her son. Mrs. Sack was injured 
fram a fall, which caused her death. Funeral services were held on Saturday at Paynesville, 
MN., where she lived. 

Those attending the fimeral from here were: Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loll, Sr., and Luella^ 
Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Schulz and James and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Loll. 

********** January 30, 1947 

ATTENDS FUNERAL OF SISTER IN WAEASHA 
Mrs. Paul Witte arrived home on Wednesday morning from Wabasha, MN., where she attend- 
ed the funeral of her sister, Mrs. Wm. Webers . Mrs. Webers passed away in St. Mary's Hosp- 
ital in Minneapolis. *******a.^^ 

********** February 6, 1947 

PIONEER GREENDALE RESIDENT DIED 
Came to Richland in 1892 

Mrs. Christina Olson, pioneer resident of Greendale Township, passed away February 
4th at the Kent Hospital, of Hankinson . Mrs. Olson had made the hospital her residence 
for the past five years . 

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday, February 8th, at the Evangelical 
Church at Hankinson. Rev. A. A. Graf will conduct the services. 

Christina Rasmusen was born in Denmark, August 3rd, 1851. As a child she moved with 
her family to Sweden where she was confirmed at the age of fourteen. When eighteen years ■ 
of age she came to the United States and lived in St. Paul where she was married to John 
G. Olson in 1887. March 15th, 1892 they moved to a farm in Greendale Township of Richland 
County. She resided there until 1941 when, due to the infirmities of old age, she moved 
to the Kent Hospital. 

Mrs. Olson was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by three daughters: 
Mrs. Carl Kummen, Winnipeg, Canada; Mrs. William Esaw, Saginaw, MI.; Mrs. Isaac Berg, Elb- 
ow Lake, MN.; and by three sons: Oscar, Mc Pherson, KS., Robert, Bremerton, WA.; and Wal- 
ter, Hankinson; and by eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

********** February 6, 1947 

ACCIDENT VICTIMS BURIED WEDNESDAY 
Mrs . George Osborn Died in Train-Auto Crash 

Double funeral services for Mrs. Osborn and her son, John Wesley, were held VJednes- 
day in the Bethany Methodist Church at Fairmount, with burial in the Fairmount Cemetery. 

Mrs. Osborn, with her two sons, were crossing the Northern Pacific tracks in Wahpeton 
when struck by a gas electric train. The son was killed and the mother died the following 
day in the hospital. 

Mrs. Osborn was married to Geo. Osborn, at Cherokee, lA. They came to LaMars Town- 
ship in 1917 and had resided there since. She is svirvived by Mr. Osborn; three daughters, 

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Mrs. Orville Krushchke, and Mrs. Clarence Ward, of Breckenridge , and Arlene , at hoir.e; 
three sons, Leonard and Orville, both of Fairmoimt and Wayne at home. 

********** February 6, 1947 

HAMMER NEWS. .. .Arthur Dahlin left Monday morning by train for Canada to attend the 
funeral services for Mrs. Arthur Dahlin 's mother. Mrs. Dahlin has been with her mother 
for the past five weeks. ********** February 6, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR VETERAN, TRACY MUIR 
Tracy Muir, 59, resident of Mooreton, died Monday afternoon in a Breckenridge Hospital. 
He was born at Fort Ranson, Dakota Territory, January 25th, 1888. Mr. Muir enlisted in the 
North Dakota National Guard at Wahpeton, in June of 1917 and was called into Army service a 
month later. He went overseas in December and was wounded while serving in France, July 
20th, 1918. 

Survivors include Mrs. Muir and a sister, Effie Muir, Richland County Superintendent 
of Schools. Funeral services will be at Antelope Church near Barney, Thursday (today.) 

********** February 13, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Out of town relatives attending the funeral of Mrs. Christina Olson on Monday included 
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Krummen, Winnipeg, Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Berg, Elbow Lake, MN., 
Oscar Olson, McPherson, KS . , Robert Olson, Bremerton, WA., and David Clin, St. Paul, MN. 

********** February 13, 1947 

LOUIS BAILEY DIED AT VETERAN'S HOSPITAL 
L. W. Bailey, who resided with his daughter, Mrs. Leo Brinkman, received word that his 
brother, Loiiis Bailey, passed away February 3rd, at the Veteran's Hospital at St. Paul. 

********** February 13, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. George Henkel, of Oakes, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Frederick and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy 
Frederick left Sxinday morning for Wisconsin to attend the funeral of Mrs. Emil Frederick's 
sister which was held on Monday. 

********** February 13, 1947 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. E. KLAWITTER 
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 19th, at the local Lutheran 
Church, the Rev. G. C. Michael in charge, for Mrs. Emelia Louise Klawitter, nee VJinter, who 
had passed away on Sunday morning, Feb. 16th, at St. Boniface Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Mrs. Klawitter was bom January 31, 1879, in West Prussia, coming to this country and 
the Hankinson Territory particularly in the year 1902. She had received all of her educat- 
ion in Germany. On April 17th, 190 3, she was united in marriage with Ernest Klawitter, who 
preceded her in death in March of 1917. Five daughters and two sons were bom to this union, 
one dying in infancy, and one son two years also in the service of his country. Mrs. Kla- 
witter moved to the twin cities about six years ago. 

She is sxorvived by her daughters, Hertha, (Mrs. Ben Born) Selma, (Mrs. Fred Rosnow) , 

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Rufina, (Mrs. Irving Lagerquist) , Ada, (Mrs. Lorenz Carlson), and Doris (Mrs. Harold Nye- 
berg) , ten grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Emil Klawitter, of Hankinson. 

Funeral services were held in Minneapolis. The cornmittal services was conducted in 
the Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson. 

********** February 20, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR PIONEER LADY 
Mrs. Margaret Hell Died In Detroit Michigan 
Mrs. Margaret Hell passed away in St. Mary's Hospital, Feb. 15th, following a stroke. 
She had been in ill health the past few years . 

Funeral services were held at the Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rev. A. 
A. Graf conducting the services. 

Mrs. Hell was born in Germany on August 16th, 1868. She came to America at the age of 
21 and married John Hell in 1893. There were ten children bom to this union. Mrs. Hell 
came to Hankinson with her husband in 1905 where she resided until the last few years which 
she spent with her daughter in Detroit. She is survived by five children: Walter, Mrs. 
Alina Roe, Detroit, Mrs. Olga Lambert, Clarissa, MN. , Mrs. Martha Grob, Hankinson, Edna, 
Detroit, MI., and 24 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. 

********** February 20, 1947 

RED OWL SUPERVISOR DIED 
Word received by Balzar Frison, Red Owl manager here, tells of the death of Elof John- 
son, supervisor of the North Dakota district. Details were lacking. 

********** February 20, 1947 

REINHTVRD BOHN DIED IN MONTANA 
GREAT BEND. ...A telephone call Satiorday night informed Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Bohn, of 
the unexpected death of his brother, Reinhard Bohn, of Billings, MT. Mr. Bohn died of a 
heart attack. Funeral services will be held in Montana. Mr. E. H. Bohn and L. A. Bohn, of 
Wyndmere, were unable to attend because of illness in their families. 

********** February 20, 1947 

PIONEER MANTADOR MAN PASSED AWAY SATURDAY 

John Mertes,- pioneer resident of the Mantador vicinity, passed away Saturday evening 
at his home. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning from Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Man- 
tador. Interment was beside his wife, who preceded him in death. Father Chas . Schneider 
conducted the services . 

Mr. Mertes was one of the coimty's most prominent farmers and resided on his farm, 

located one mile west of the city. He was bom Nov. 1, 1868. 

********** February 27, 1947 

TIX INJURED IN CRASH WHICH KLLLED ONE 

Louis A. Tix, of Hankinson, now residing in Fargo, suffered head lacerations and 

shock when a car in which he was riding crashed into a tree. Killed in the accident was 

Victor Walen, 19. The accident happened in Fargo. 

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Tix, although injured, sxmunoned help and reported the accident. Driver of the car, 
Maurice Zwack, was badly injured. An inquest will be held. 

+ + + + + + + + + + 

Another accident occured last week in which Robert Hoffert, of Barney, was killed 
near Annamoose , lA. A truck crashed into their car. With Mr. Hoffert was his wife. 

********** February 27, 1947 

TRAGIC AUTO ACCIDENTS GREAT SORROW 
Glenn Wurl Died From Injuries 

A tragic auto accident which took the life of a fine young man, Glenn Wurl, occurred 
near Browns Valley Wednesday of last week. 

Four young men in a car driven by Walter Fenske were going on a fishing trip. As the 
car was climbing a hill, a vehicle was encountered and in avoiding it the car came to a stop, 
and began backing down the steep hill. Walter was the driver and the other three young men 
jumped out. In attempting to stop the car, Glenn was caught between the car and a tree and 
frightfully crushed. None of the other men were hurt. 

Glenn was taken to the Graceville Hospital for treatment, but this proved of no avail 
and the Angel of Death called him home Monday afternoon. 

Funeral services for Glenn Arnold Wurl, son of Henry Wurl and his wife, Annie, (nee 
Bladow) , were held in Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, of Hankinson, the Rev. G. C. 
Michael being in charge, assisted by the Rev. W. H. Cordts . A brief service for the immed- 
iate family was held in the home of the parents in Brandenburg Township. Interment was in 
the Lutheran Cemetery, north of Hankinson. 

Glenn Wurl had died in a hospital at Graceville, MN., where he had been taken follow- 
ing an auto accident near Browns Valley. Wednesday, February 19th. His end came rather sud- 
denly on the 24th at 1 o'clock PM. He was born in Elma Township, July 24th, 1928, and was 
baptized August 12th, by the sainted Pastor J. P. Klausler. In March of 1942, he was con- 
firmed in the Lutheran faith by the Rev. W. H. Cordts. He attained an age of 18 years and 
7 months, the burial taking place on the 27th of February.- 

He is survived by his sorrowing parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wurl, of Brandenburg Town- 
ship, his brother, Ralph, of Wahpeton, his sisters, Arlene, (Mrs. Leo Scheller) , and Phylain, 
of Hankinson, one grandmother and one step-grandmother, as well as by many other relatives 
and friends. ********** February 27, 1947 

SONORA. . . .Mrs . Henry Theede returned to her home Sunday after spending the past week 
in the home of her mother, near New Effington. Her mother, Mrs. Trom passed away last Thurs- 
day. The funeral was held Sunday. A. J. Theede and Mrs. LeRoy Mitchell also attended the 
services. ********** March 6, 1947 

HANS GOTH, FORMER RESIDENT, DIED 
Hans Herman Goth died at Dickinson, March 7th, funeral services being held at Killdeer 
the following Monday. 

Mr. Goth resided in Hankinson in 1899 being employed by the late Mr. J. R. Jones in the 



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milling business. 

Surviving are his wife, in Moosejaw, Canada, eight children, three sisters, Mrs. Wm. 
Brenner, of Wimbledon, and Mrs. Otto Ernest, of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Berthold Stattdion, 
English Zone, Germany, and one brother, survive. 

********** March 13, 1947 

V. J. BRENNER PASSED AWAY 
V. W. (?) Brenner, 47, editor of the Grant County Herald at Elbow Lake for ten years, 
died Saturday following a paralytic stroke after collapsing while at work. He formerly pub- 
lished the Herman, MN., Review. Two sons, J. V. Brenner, of Madison, and J. O. Brenner, of 
Wheaton, and a daughter in California survive. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Herman. 

A brother, Wm. Brenner, of Wimbledon, formerly resided in Hankinson while a Soo Line 
agent. ********** March 13, 1947 

LELAND BAILEY DIED MAR. 19 
Was Former Lidgerwood Policeman 
Ireland Bailey passed away Wednesday of a heart ailment at the Breckenridge Hospital . 
Taken critically ill on Wednesday, his daughter, Mrs. Leo Brinkman was called, and arrived 
15 minutes after he had passed away. 

Funeral services will be held in Lidgerwood. Mr. Bailey was bom July 28, 1867, at 
Lake City, MN., later moving to Milbank, SD. He was married to Louise Boerger, March 15, 
1891. In 191C they moved to Lidgerwood. From 1943 to 1945 he made his home with his son 
Mr. and Mrs. Efner Bailey and Mrs. Leo Brinkman, in Hankinson. 

Siirviving are: foxsr children, Ray, of Seattle, WA. ; Leona Brinkman, Hankinson, Hazel 
Bailey, of Chicago; two brothers, Roland, of Los Angeles and Ray, of Portland. Twelve grand- 
children and 4 great-grandchildren also survive. Two other brothers died this year. 

********** March 20, 1947 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peitz attended the funeral Saturday morning at Wshpeton for Mark 
Peschel. ********** March 20, 1947 

FUNERAL FOR MISS LENA DIFFERDING 

Funeral services were held in Fairmount Catholic Church for Miss Lena Differding, 45, 
resident of LaMars Township, who died Wednesday in a Jamestown Hospital, after a two week 
illness . 

Born in LaMars Township on May 22nd, 1901, Miss Differding attended schools there and 
had lived on the home farm until her fatal illness. 

She leaves to mourn five brothers, Joseph, Hubert, Baptist and Peter, all of Fairmount, 

and Carl, of Hankinson and two sisters, Mrs. John (Alvina) Schmidt, Tyler, and Mrs. Louis 

(Anna) Back, Campbell, MN. 

********** March 27, 1947 

MRS. BARTUNEK KILLED IN CRASH 
Mrs. Frank Bartunek, 61, of Lidgerwood, died Tuesday in a Breckenridge hospital of 
injuries suffered Monday when a car in which she was riding collided with a truck on Highway 
# 13 near Moore ton, 12 miles north of Hankinson. 

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Sheriff Oliver Hagen, of Richland Coionty, said the right side of the car driven by 
Frank Bartunek, 63, struck the rear of a truck driven by Coleman Morris, about 50, of Wah- 
peton. Mrs. Bartunek on the right side of the front seat, was crushed. 

The lights on Morris' truck had just failed, the Sheriff said, and Morris was trying 
to maneuver the vehicle off the highway. 

Bartunek is in the hospital with shock and bruises. Morris was unhurt. Mrs. Bartun- 
ek 's body was taken to Lidgerwood. She is also survived by a grown daughter and two sons. 

********** March 27, 1947 

MR. HERB DOW DIED IN CALIFORNIA 

Mrs. Gordon Dibbert received a telegram Monday from her sister, Mrs. Herb Dow, of 

West Hollywood, CA., stating that her husband died Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dow and family 

visited in Lidgerwood and Hankinson last sxanmer. Mrs. Dow will be remembered as Tillie 

Kuchynka, formerly of Lidgerwood. 

********** March 27, 1947 

CHAS. EBEL DIED IN ST. FAUL 
Discharge of Shotgun Killed Former Hankinson Pioneer 
Chas. Ebel, former south of Hankinson resident, died in his home in St. Paul Tuesday 
afternoon. Mr. Ebel was found dead by his wife when she returned to her home from downtown. 
The discharge of a shotgun had struck him in the head causing death. 

Deceased was a pioneer farmer, residing south of this city until about five years ago, 
when he sold his property and moved to St. Paul. Mr. "Ebel was injured when a house trailer 
fell upon him two years ago and had since been ill. 

Funeral services will be held in St. Paul Friday at four o'clock. His wife and seven 
children survive. Orin left for St. Paul Tuesday night. Another son, Norman, is in the 
Navy. The other children reside in St. Paul. 

********** April 3, 1947 

PIONEER LAMARS LADY PASSED AWAY 
Funeral for Mrs . Fred Bickerdike To Be Held Sunday 
Mrs. Fred Bickerdike, LaMars Township pioneer mother, passed away at the Breckenridge 
hospital Wednesday afternoon, at the age of 73 years. 

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church in Fairmount Sunday afternoon 
at 2 o'clock. Interment will be at Griggsville, IL., her childhood home. 

Mrs. Bickerdike had resided in LaMars Township since the early 1900' s. Surviving 
to mourn their loss are: her husbamd, Fred Bickerdike; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Knudson, of 
Hankinson and Geo. Bickerdike of the home place. 

********** April 3, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. G. C. Michael arrived home on Wednesday afternoon from Oak Ridge, MO., where she 
attended the funeral of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Rudolph Kranswetter. Mrs. Kranswetter lost 
her life accidently Palm Sunday evening when she fell from a moving automobile trying to 
save her five year old son, Willard. The son was not badly hurt. She also leaves a daughter, 
who is two years old. ********** April 10, 1947 

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FORD INDUSTRY CLOSED TODAY 

Krause's Super Service closed today from 12 noon until 3 o'clock, honoring the memory 
of Henry Ford, whose funeral was held in Dearborn, MI. Mr. Ford passed away Monday. 

********** April 10, 1947 

MRS. WM. FOELTZ PASSED AWAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Vftn. Foeltz were held at Detroit Lakes on Friday, April 4th. 
Mrs. Schroeder was bom in Germany and passed away Tuesday at her home in Detroit Lakes. 
Deceased was 75 years of age. Surviving are four sons: Charles, Ed, Otto and George Schr- 
oeder. ********** April 10, 1947 

OBITUARY 

Alice Laura Baker was bom near Pana, IL., on November 27th, 1872, and departed from 
this life on April 2, 1947, at the age of 73 years, 4 months and 5 days. When she was two 
years old her mother died and she made her home with her aunt and imcle, Mr. and Mrs. Harve 
Kiser, of Pittsfield, IL. 

She taught school for several years in Pike Coimty, IL. During her youth she joined 
the Methodist Episcopal Church at Bethel, near Griggsville, IL. She has always been active 
in church work, having been a member of the Epworth League and has taught in Sunday School 
for most of her adult life. She was organist for many years, and also sang in the choir. 
She was a member of the Ladies Aid and W. S. C. S., serving as faithfully as her health per- 
mitted. 

On April 6th, 1903, she was united in marriage to Fred Bickerdike, of Griggsville, IL. 
In April of 1906 they came to North Dakota to their farm in LaMars Township where she has 
resided until her death . 

To this xrnion were bom two children, George and Elizabeth, (Mrs. Harold Knudsen.) 
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Lewis and Ernest Baker. She 
leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, Fred Bickerdike, two children, George, at home, 
Elizabeth, a son-in-law, Harold Knudsen, and two grandchildren, Eugene and Charles Knudsen, 
of Hankinson, and a host of relatives and friends. 

Peace be with her soul, and blessed be her memory. 

********** April 10, 1947 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Leo Rector left Monday for Odgen, Utah, to attend the funeral of his father, who was 
buried Tuesday. Mr. Rector is known here, where he was employed on the railroad out of Hank- 
inson, years ago. ********** April 17, 1947 

MRS. SONEVA RINDE DIED AT WAHPETON 

WAHPETON Funeral services will be held in Grafton, her former home, for Mrs. Son- 

eva Rinde, 82, who died in Wahpeton Monday. She was bom in Norway. Survivors include a 
daughter, Mrs. Carl Siefkin, of Hope, ND. 

Mrs. Rinde resided at Hankinson with her daughter many months. 

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FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THREE DAY OLD SON 
Burial services were held Monday for the three-day old son of Mr. and Mrs. George 
Radloff, Dennis Franklin. Rev. A. A. Graf conducted the services at the Emmanuel Evangel- 
ical Cemetery. ********** April 24, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF YOUNG GIRL 
Marion Studnicka left Wednesday morning to attend the funeral of a niece of Mrs . E . 
J. LaQua at Kensal, ND., Mary Alice O'Neill, a 17 year old high school senior, who died 
Sunday of penumonia. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday. Mrs. Studnicka will remain for a couple of 
weeks' visit with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. LaQua, of Kensal. 

********** April 24, 1947 

MADS RAAN DIED IN NEW EFFINGTON 
Mads Raan died at his home in New Effington last night. Funeral seirvices will be 
held at the Nidaros Church, near Hammer. Rev. Olson will officiate. The Wipperman Co. is 
in charge of the funeral. ********** Mayl, 1947 

ALBERT BELLIN DIED MONDAY 
Funeral Friday at Lutheran Church Here 
Funeral services are to be held for Albert VJm. Bellin, of Hankinson, from the Immanuel 
Ev. Lutheran Chiirch of this city, with the Rev. G. C. Michael in charge on Friday afternoon 
at 2 o'clock. Interment is to be in the Lutheran Cemetery north of Hankinson. 

Mr. Bellin died at the hospital in Breckenridge as the result of cancer. He had been 
hospitalized the last several weeks and had been failing quite rapidly. He fell asleep peace- 
fully on the 28th at 10:20 AM. 

Albert William Bellin was bom on June 20th, 1891, in Belford Township, the son of 
Reinhard Bellin and Augusta (nee Schroeder.) He spent his entire life time in Hankinson 
and vicinity. He was married to Olga Meyer on the 15th day of May, 1916, at Hankinson. 
This union was blessed with five daughters and foxir sons, all of whom survive the father. 
Mr. Bellin leaves to mourn his passing, his widow, his children: Alfred of Florida, 
Edith (Mrs. Rudolph Pankow) , of Belford Township: Esther (Mrs. Morris Womer) of Great Bend; 
Kenneth of Myrtle Creek, OR.; Mae (Mrs. Harley Hinrichs) of Lidgerwood: Dorothy, Harold, 
Irene and Donald, all at home; his aged father, Reinhard Bellin; his brothers, Richard F. 
and Robert C, of Hankinson; Reinhard E. of Edmonds, VJA.j his sister, Mrs. Milton Witt, of 
Detroit Lakes, MN., as well as three grandchildren. 

********** May i^ 1947 

MRS. HARRY MORRIS of HILL CITY DIED 

Formerly Lived on Ryan Farm West of Hankinson 

Mrs. Harry Morris, of Hill City, MN., passed away April 30th at a Grand Rapids, MN. 

Hospital, according to word received by Mrs. Elsa Prochnow. No details are available. 

Funeral services were held Friday at Hill City. Mr. and Mrs. Morris occupied the 

Ryan farm, four miles west of Hankinson for many years. They left here in the spring of 

1942 and have since made their home in Hill City. Her husband survives. 

********** j^y 8, 1947 

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EDWIN MITZEL DIED IN WASHINGTON 

GREAT BEND Relatives here received word that Edwin Mitzel, of Yakima, VJA., passed 

away April 17th. He is a nephew of Ed Loll, Sr., and Mrs. Otto Gutzmer. 

********** May 8, 1947 

FRANK MASHEK DIED 
A former resident of Lidgerwood, Frank Mashek, who died Saturday, Mary 3rd, at the 
St. Francis Hospitail in Breckenridge , was buried with Masonic rites at 2:30 Monday at V7ah- 
peton. ********** j^y 1^^ 3^947 

PETER MUMM PASSED AWAY AT LIDGERWOOD 

Funeral services were held at Lidgerwood for Peter Muinm, 84, long time resident, who 
died Sunday. Bom in Germany in 1862, Mr. Mimim came to the United States at the age of 16 
to Dakota Territory. He lived for a time at Great Bend and then moved to Lidgerwood. 

Six sons survive, Vfilhelm, Leonard, Emil and George of Lidgerwood and Detloff, of Wah- 
peton. ********** jjay 15^ 3^947 

NEW EFFINGTON. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rasen and daughter returned to their home in Minn- 
eapolis Sunday, after spending a couple of days here with relatives and attending the fxineral 
of the former's father. ********** May 15, 1947 

BROTHER OF H. C. BOHN PASSED AWAY 
GREAT BEND....H. C. Bohn received word from Rockford, IL., that his brother, George, 
passed away Monday. Other details are not known at this writing. 

********** May 22, 1947 

MRS. WROLSTAD, SOUTH DAKOTA PIONEER DIED 

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Hammer for Mrs. Aasta Hantho Wrolstad, 82, 
pioneer South Dakota resident who died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. G. Massey, in 
Fargo. She had been ill for three weeks. 

Widow of Andrew Wrolstad, she came to the United States at the age of 7 with her par- 
ents. She was a charter member of the Ferkingstad Lutheran Ch\irch at Hammer, SD., and of the 
the Ladies Aid. 

Siorviving are Mrs. Fred Koeppe, Claire City; Martin, at Hammer; Helmer, at New Effing- 
ton and Christ, of California. 

********** May 22, 1947 

MRS. GOFF PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Adelaide Goff, of Lidgerwood, who was a patient at the Providence Hospital for 
three weeks passed away Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were held at Lidgerwood on Mon- 
(3ay. ********** May 29, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF DONALD SCHULTZ 
MANTADOR. . . .Mrs. Fred Schultz and son, Lowell, of Adrian, MN., and Petty Officer 
Raymond Schultz of the U. S. Navy, San Diego and Betty Lou, of Winefred, SD. , spent Sunday 
at the Peter Mersch home. They came from Fargo, where they attended the fiineral services 
for' Donald Schultz, who was killed in a truck- train collision. 

********** May 29, 1947 

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ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Mrs. Sara Green left Tuesday for St. Paul, to attend the fioneral of her sister, Mrs. 
Anna Schmidt, who died Sunday in a St. Paul hospital. 

********** June 5, 1947 

PETER M. KRUMP DIED TODAY 
Suffered Attack at Home and Was Removed to Hospital 
Peter M. Krump, residing southwest of Hankinson, passed away at the Providence Hospit- 
al early today. Mr. Krump, apparently in good health, had attended the sale and returned to 
his home . During the night he was taken ill cind was brought to the local hospital for treat- 
ment. A physician was called but to no avail, death following a short time later. 

Tentative date for the funeral services has been set for Saturday at St. Philip's Ch- 
urch. Surviving to mourn their loss are his wife and eleven children, seven sons and four 
daughters. An obituary will be available for next week's paper. 

********** j\ine 12, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. ROEDER 
Passed Away at Breckenridge Hospital Monday 
Mrs. Emma Hartleben-Roeder , pioneer mother of Richland County, passed away at the St. 
Francis Hospital in Breckenridge Monday, June 16th, following an illness of several months' 
duration . 

Funeral services were held today from the Evangelical and Reformed Chvirch, Rev. A. A. 
Graf officiating. 

Emma Hartleben was bom in Demmin, Vorpomeran, Germany and there was united in marriage 
to Fred Roeder on October 26, 1883. They came to the United States about a year later. 
They came immediately to Richland County and took up a homestead west of Hankinson. After 
developing a fine farm and heme they retired in 1920 and moved to Hankinson where she had 
since resided. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: ten grown children: Otto, Mrs. Otto Medenwaldt, 
William, Herman, Mrs. Richard Medenwaldt, Mrs. August Muehler, Mrs. Arthur Amdt, Edward, 
Fred and Henry. Mr. Roeder preceded her in death in 1921; also other relatives and friends. 

********** June 19, 1947 

STATE LINE PIONEER DIED 
Ole Christopherson Funeral Held Tuesday 
Ole Christopherson, resident of the State Line south of this city, passed away Friday. 
Funeral services were held at the Branvold Ch\arch on Tuesday. 

Mr. Christopherson was a pioneer of the community, operating the homestead property 
of his parents, with the assistance of two brothers. Mr. Christopherson was not married. 
He was 56 years old. ********** June 19, 1947 

VISITORS AT KINGS 
Visitors at the Math King home last week were Mrs. Kings niece and husband, Mr. and 
Mrs. William Bendinius, of Lake City, lA., and on Wednesday Mrs. Mike King and son, Harry 
and Mrs. John Zentgraf, of Gull Lake, Canada. Mrs. Zentgraf came to attend the fiineral of 
Mrs. Dick Buck, of Tyler. ********** jung 19, 1947 

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SISTER OF MRS. MARIA ARNDT DIED 
Mrs. Louise Horn, sister of Mrs. Maria Arndt, passed away in the Fargo Hospital on 
Monday morning at 3 o'clock. ********** j^^ 26, 1947 

ATTEND SOO TRAINMAN'S FUNERAL 
John Bradford and Wm. Frundt attended the funeral of Chas . Lindstrom at Erie, ND., 
Saturday. Mr. Lindstrom was a retired Soo trainman and had worked on the several trains 
out of here during the 1920's. ********** j^g 26, 1947 

MANTADOR C. M. Puetz attended the funeral services for Frank Emeric held at Madi- 

Jxme 26, 1947 



son, MN., on Monday. ********** 



FUNERAL SERVICES HELD 

Funeral services were held for Peter M. Krump, June 7th, from St. Philip's Church, 
Rev. Ausgar conducting High Mass, Rev. Bierens and Rev. Scheller, deacon and sub-deacon 
officiating. Peter Krump was born at Mantador in 1889 to Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Krxmp, now 
deceased. He moved with his mother on to the homestead, known as the Lightning Nest, south 
of town, where he grew to manhood. He attended parochial school at Red Lake Falls, MN. 

Peter was a pioneer farmer of this community, anxious for the happiness of his wife 
and family. Surviving to mourn are: His wife and eleven children, Mary, Frances, Leo, Hen- 
ry, Mathias, twins, Margaret and Martin, Georgie, John, Cecile and Cornelius, also three 
sisters, Elizabeth of Valley City, Margaret of Hankinson and Anna, of California. One bro- 
ther, Christopher also survives. Pallbearers were Louis Schiltz, Carl Krause , Alfred Renelt, 
Francis Renelt, Joseph Renelt and Matt Schiltz. 

********** June 26, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. F. 0. Healy and son, Richard, returned home Monday evening from Mapleton, 
MN., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Wm. Healy, of Glenburn, ND., on Saturday after- 
noon. I4rs. Ito. Healy is known here where she visited several times. 

********** July 3, 1947 

FUNERAL THURSDAY FOR FRANK WITT 

Death came to Frank Witt, of Hankinson, early Sunday morning, June 29th, while at the 
hospital in Breckenridge . Mr. Witt had been ailing for some time, but had just been very 
seriously ill for the past week. 

Mr. Witt was born in Buffalo, NY., Jione 27, 1877. With his parents, he moved soon 
after this to Belle Plaine, MN., coming from there to Belford Township about 1890. He 
was confirmed there in the Lutheran faith by the sainted pastor T. Hinck. 

Mr. Witt was united in marriage to Mrs. Augusta Ziegelman-Pratt, of Great Bend, which 
imion was blessed with two children, Elmer and Lydia, the present Mrs. Floyd Schimiacher of 
Rosholt, SD. Elmer died in infancy. After the passing of Mrs. Witt, he was married in 1917 
to Louise Stoppelman, who passed away in 1923, at Hankinson. Mr. Witt was married to Francis 
Ehlers on January 15, 1930. This union was blessed with four sons, Roger, Marvin, Alvin 

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and Paul, and two daughters, Marjorie and JoAnn, all of whom survive with their mother. 
Since October of 1930 Mr. Witt resided here in Hankinson and was engaged as a salesman for 
the Oelwien Chemical Company. 

Mr. Witt's passing is mourned by his mother-in-law, Mrs. Caroline Ehlers, by his bro- 
thers, Charles, of Hankinson, and Ernest, of Bertha, MN., and his sisters; Mrs. L. C. Jentz 
Mrs. Albert Lorenz, Mrs. Juliios Rossow, all of Hankinson, and Mrs. John Schwankl, of Breck- 
enridge, MN., and by four step-children. 

Funeral services will be conducted at the Lutheran Chxirch in Hankinson on Thursday 
afternoon, July 3rd, at 2:30 PM the Rev. G. C. Michael being in charge. Burial will be in 
the Lutheran Cemetery north of town. 

********** July 3, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Word reached here Monday that Mrs. Ludvik Larson's father, of Milnor 
had passed away Monday morning. Mr. Osteraas was 92 years old and his health had been fail- 
ing for several years. ********** j^ly 3^ 1947 

MARTIN BAISLEY DIED IN CANADA 
William F. Baisley received a telegram Monday morning telling of the death of his 
brother, Martin Baisley, at Calgary, Canada, last Sunday, July 5th. The funeral will be 
held on Friday at Calgary. 

Mr. Baisley was a retired C. P. Ry. engineer and had visited friends and relatives 
here many times. Mrs. Nellie Sweeney, of Sisseton, formerly of Hankinson, is a sister. 
Howard Baisley, living south of town is a nephew. 

********** July 10, 1947 

TO ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. G. C. Michael left early Wednesday morning for Frohna, MO., to attend the funeral 
of Otto Tanz, her sister's husband, who died suddenly on Monday. Funeral services were held 
Thursday afternoon. ********** July 10, 1947 

CHILD DROWNED NEAR MILWAUKEE 
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Umbriet, Milwaukee 
The three-year-old son of Mr. oind Mrs. Roger Umbriet, of Milwaiakee drowned on July 
3rd in a lake according to Mr. and Mrs. Art Griepentrog, who received a telegram telling 
of the lads death. 

Roger Umbriet formerly lived in Great Bend, leaving that city about 12 years ago to 
make his home in Milwaukee. Roger is a son of Albert Umbriet, of Great Bend. 

********** JiiLy 10, 1947 

MANTADOR . . . . Mrs . Harriet Hoffman and daughter, Betty, returned from Renville on Mon- 
day morning. They had attended the fiineral of the former's mother, Mrs. Henry Beck. 

********** July 10, 1947 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OF CHILD'S DROVJNING: 

Additional information concerning the drowning of three year old Vernon Umbreit of 
Milwaiikee, was received in Hankinson and Great Bend by relatives. 

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The lad was a grandson of Albert Uinbreit, of near Great Bend. The lad fell into the 
Milwaukee River, after wandering from his home about 6 o'clock. Two hours later the par- 
ents became worried euid called the Milwaukee police. They found the child's wagon in the 
river and began dragging operations and the body of the little child was found. 

Funeral services were held from the Lincoln Park Evangelical Lutheran Church on July 
7th. Besides his parents, three sisters and one brother survive. 

********** July 17, 1947 

ROSE WOLFE PASSED AWAY 
Body to Lie in State Here Saturday Morning 

Rose V. Wolfe, of Mankato, MN., died July 23rd, at the home of her son-in-law and 
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wagner at San Fernando, CA. , where she had gone by airplane to 
visit. 

Funeral services will be held in Hankinson Saturday. The body will lie in review 
from 8 o'clock to 10 Saturday at the Wipperman Funeral home. 

Bom in Norcrosse, MN., she came to Richland County to make her home, and was married 
to John Wolfe. He died in the terrible 1923 blizzard protecting his wife v/ho lost both her 
hands by freezing. 

Surviving are her son, Eldred and daughter, Mrs. Bob Wagner. 

********** 3-aly 24, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. George Hermsen and daughter, Leona attended the funeral of Frank Herbers, 
a brotiier-in-law of Mrs. Hermsen at Bloomington, WI., the past week. They retvimed home on 
Wednesday evening. ********** July 17, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR EMIL MEDENVJALDT 

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 22nd, for Emil Medenwaldt at the Emmanuel 
Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rev. A. A. Graf conducting the rites. 

Emil William Fred Medenwaldt, son of Fred and Bertha Medenwaldt, was bom March 30th, 
1887, in Brightwood Township, ND. Baptized in the Lutheran Church in Great Bend, confirmed 
in the Emmaneul Evangelical Chiirch in Hankinson. 

On July 19th', 1911, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Boldt. After marriage 
they moved to Hankinson and he worked as a carpenter and painter. For a few years they 
lived on the farm. In 1933 they moved back to Hankinson and resumed his former work. 

About five years ago he became ill with a heart ailment from which he never recovered. 
Mr. Medenwaldt passed away at the Breckenridge Hospital July 20th, at 7 o'clock AM,, at the 
age of 60 years, 6 months and 20 days. He leaves to motim their loss, his wife, one son, 
Elroy, of Fairmoimt, two daughers, Mrs. Lewis Divita, of Chicago, Marlys , at home, one bro- 
ther, Bernard, of Milwaukee, OR., three grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. 

********** July 31, 1947 



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ROBERT FOELTZ DIED AT ROSHOLT 
Funeral Services To Be Held Here Sunday 
As we go to press we learn that Robert Foeltz, of Rosholt, well known resident of Rich- 
land and Roberts Counties, died today. No details coxild be obtained. 

Deceased was 71 years old and died of heart failure at his home. Funeral services will 
be held at 2 o'clock Sunday, Rev. A. A. Graf conducting the services at the Enunanuel Evangel- 
ical and Reformed Church in Hankinson. 

********** July 31, 1947 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED IN FARGO 
Lewis Sleeker, former Assistant Cashier in the First National Bank, of Hankinson, died 
in Fargo last week. He was 70 years old. He leaves a wife and two grown children. After 
leaving Hankinson many years ago Blecker moved to Lisbon, and later was associated with the 
Workmans Lodge. ********** July 31, 1947 

PANKOW CAVOL DIED WEDNESDAY 
Fvmeral to be Held in St. Philip's Church Saturday 
Pankow Cavol, a former resident of this commionity passed away VIednesday at Carrington, 
ND., where he had gone to work in the harvest fields. He was 70 years old. 

Mr. Cavol had left the Robert Bladow home Monday to go to Carrington. Fimeral services 
will be held at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson. 

Pankow Cavol was born in Poland and after attaining manhood immigrated to the United 
States. He made his home with Robert Bladow for 20 years, previous to which he worked for 
Mr . and Mrs . Herman Kempke for ten years . 

IVhen he left Poland his mother and sister were living. Deceased was not married. 

********** August 7, 1947 

G. A. GOOLSBY, PIONEER, DIED 
Funeral services were held today in Lidgerwood Methodist Church for George A. Goolsby, 
72, pioneer Sargent County resident who died Monday in a Hankinson Hospital. Rev. Otto 
Kinzler will officiate. While in Lidgerwood, he served as Chief of Police, Fire Chief and 
Alderman. ********** August 7, 1947 

OBITUARY 
Robert Foeltz, son of Frederick and Augusta Foeltz, was bom February 26, 1876, near 
Iron Ridge, V7I . At the age of 15 he came to Hutchinson, MN., with his parents, where they 
lived for four years and then moved to Greendale Township. On January 4th, 1906, he was 
united in marriage to Mary Enkers at Hankinson. To this union two children were born: 
Leona, who preceded him in death in infancy. Edward, who is married and living at home. 
He was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Otto and six sisters. 

He leaves to mourn his passing, his widow, one son, Edward and two grandchildren: 
Robert Charles and Karen Lea and one brother, Henry, who lives in St. Paul, and a host of 
friends and relatives. 

He was laid to rest in the family lot at Emmanuel Cemetery on Sunday, August 3rd, 
with Rev. Graf officiating at the Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church of which he was 
a member for 56 years. ********** August 7, 1947 

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FUNERAL HELD FOR MR. ALLEN SANDERS 

Chet Sanders, of Oregon, spent Tuesday at the Charley Ebel home. He had attended 
the fiineral of his father, Allen Sanders, a pioneer of Cayuga Monday. 

********** August 7, 1947 

SISTER OF MRS. TULLOCH DIED 
Mrs. James Tulloch received notice this week that her sister, Miss Elizabeth Patterson, 
Edenbiirg, Scotland, had passed away, August 2nd. 

********** August 14, 1947 

JOHN E. HAYDEN DIED IN CANADA 
Son of one of the first homesteaders in Richland County, John E. Hayden, 71, passed 
away at his home in Creston, B. C, according to word received from his sister, Olive Bose , 
of Portland, OR. Mr. Hayden 's homestead was on the land now owned by Leonard Reinke . 

********** August 14, 1947 

NEV7 EFFINGTON. .. .Funeral services for the late Mrs. Annie Bisek were held Saturday 

at 1:30 from the New Effington Fvineral Home and at 2 o'clock in the Walla Lutheran Church. 

Burial was made in VJalla Cemetery. 

********** August 14, 1947 

SAD MESSAGES RECEIVED HERE 

Father of M. R. Lazenby Died 

J. F. Lazenby, of Birmington, lA. , passed away Sunday afternoon at the age of 89 years. 

A week ago he was injured in a fall. Surviving are his wife, and three sons, M. R. Lazenby, 

Superintendent of Schools in Hankinson, L. VJ. and E. E. Lazenby, both living in Iowa. 

Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock Tuesday at Birmington. 

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Kathryn Hanson received word Tuesday telling of the death of her aunt, Mrs. Frank 
Woiwode, of Douglas, ND. , at a Minot hospital. 

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ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark and family left Tuesday for Glenbum, ND., to attend the 
funeral of Mrs. Clark's uncle, Jas . Butts. Funeral services were held Wednesday. 

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MOTHER OF MRS. JOHN LINGEVAN DIED 
Mrs. E. 0. Bristol, mother of Mrs. John Lingevan, died Wednesday at Botteneau, ND. 
Funeral services were held Sionday at the Lutheran Church. 

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LEAVES TO ATTEND BROTHERS FUNERAL AT SHEYENNE 
Mrs. Chas. Falk left Wednesday morning for Sheyenne , ND. , to attend the fvineral of 
her brother. Art Burrows, who died Monday at a New Rockford Hospital where he had been a 
patient for a few days. Death was due to a heart ailment. Mr. Burrows was engaged in busi- 
ness in Sheyenne . Two years ago he was caught in a snow storm, and his legs were so badly 
frozen they had to be amputated at the Veteran's hospital in Fargo. 

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He had fully recovered but Saturday was stricken with heart trouble and was removed 
to the Rockford Hospital. Mr. Burrows was a Veteran of World War II. Surviving are: 
William, of Deerwood, MN., Jim, of Sheyenne and Mrs. Chas . Falk, of Hankinson. 

********** August 21, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. G. J. Schieb went to Fargo on Wednesday where she was joined by her husband on 
Friday: from there they went to Bordulac, ND., to attend a funeral of an uncle. They ret- 
urned Sunday. ********** August 27, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON . . . . Mr . and Mrs. Ludvik Larson accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Larsen 
attended the fimeral of Mrs. Olga Englund in Rosholt Monday. 

********** AugiiSt 21, 1947 

DEATHS SADDEN OUR COMMUNITY 

Three deaths occvirred in our commimity the past week. Two of them were pioneers of 
the county. Reinhart Bellin, who had resided in Richland County for over 70 years, passed 
away Sunday, Edward Mahler, resident of the community since 1884 died Simday. Mrs. Rich- 
ard Bellin passed away Sunday at the St. Francis Hospital. 

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REINHART BELLIN 

Reinhart Bellin, Sr., a retired carpenter and a resident of this community for seventy 
years, died at his home on Tuesday morning, August 26th, after an extended illness. 

Born in Germany, September 28th, 1867, he came to the United States with his parents, 
brother, sisters and grandmother, at the age of seven. After residing in St. Paul, MN., 
for a short while the family came to North Dakota, homesteading in Richland County. 

Mr. Bellin was united in marriage in Hankinson on December 2nd, 1886, to Augusta 
Schroeder. Their Golden Wedding Anniversary was observed in 1936. He was preceeded in 
death by his wife, who passed away May 21, 1947. Sxirvivors include three sons, Robert and 
Richard, Reinhard, Jr., of Edmonds, WA. , a daughter, Mrs. Milton Witt, of Detroit Lakes, MN. 
a brother, Herman Bellin, of Hankinson, a sister, Helen Bellin, of Tujunga, CA., fourteen 
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in the Congregational Church of which 
he was a member with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating. Pallbearers were Alfred Bellin, Harold 
Bellin, George Fisher, Charles King, Raymond Lenzen and Maurice Lenzen . 

********** August 28, 1947 

EDWARD MAHLER 

Funeral services for Edward Mahler, long time resident in this territory were held 
on Wednesday afternoon from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson, the service being in 
charge of the Rev. G. C. Michael, Pastor. 

Mr. Mahler had become ill rather suddenly on the 17th of August being moved to the 
hospital in Wahpeton where he died Sunday, Augxist 24th, about noon. 

Mr. Mahler was born May 20th, 1874, at Lake City, MN . , the son of Carl Mahler and 

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Sophie (nee Boll) . With his parents he came to the Great Bend territory at the age of ten. 
He was married October 24th, 1899, to Louise Frankfurth, and lived on the farm seven miles 
east of Hankinson until they moved to town two years ago. During the past year his health 
had not been too good. 

Edward Mahler leaves to mourn his passing: Louise Mahler, his widow, his two sons, 
Edgar, of Toledo, OR., and Hurbert, of Lidgerwood, his daughter, Lucille, Mrs. Ollie Wieser, 
of Fairmount, nine grandchildren, his brothers, Carl, of Fairmount, and John, of Tomahawk, WI . 

Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery north of Hankinson. 

********** August 28, 1947 

MRS. RICHARD BELLIN 

Funeral services for Mrs. Richard Bellin, who died Sunday at the St. Francis Hospital 
were held Wednesday at 1 o'clock from the home and at 1:30 PM. , from Belford Lutheran Church. 
Rev. Cordts officiated at the last rites. 

Mrs. Bellin passed away on August 24th, after a long illness. She was the sixth 
child of a family of 12 children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause and was born at Web- 
ster, SD. , coming to Richland County with her parents in 1903. She attended schools here 
and was married to Richcird Bellin. To them was bom one son, Wallace. 

She is survived by her husband, a son, Wallace and three grandchildren, three sisters, 
Mrs. 7U.bert Leim, of Wyndmere; Mrs. L. Sinds, of Great Falls, MT . and Mrs. Herman VJeischlag, 
of Gardena, CA. , and eight brothers, Robert C. Krause, of Mooreton, Arthur, of Tenny, Theo- 
dore of Wyndmere, John, who is a patient at St. Mary's Hospital, Walter, Wyndmere, Charles 
of DanT±>e, MN., Harry, of Lidgerwood and Lawrence, of Mantador. 

********** August 28, 1947 

24 YEAR OLD LADY DIED IN AUTO CRASH 
Attend Funeral of Niece Killed in Accident 

Mr. and Mrs. Melchert left Wednesday evening for Abexandria, MN., where they were 
joined by their two daughters. Thursday morning all left for Springfield, MN., to attend 
the funeral of Ruth Melchert, who was killed in a car accident Sunday. 

Miss Melchert is a niece of Mr. Melchert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Melchert, 
of Springfield. The accident victim was 24 years old. Details of the accident were not 
learned. ********** September 4, 1947 

C. P. KJELSTRDP DIED IN MINOT 

C. P. Kjelstrup, executive vice president of the American State Bank, died Tuesday 
night at a Minot Hospital . Survivors are his widow and three sons . . 

Mr. Kjelstrup was very well known in Hankinson where he often visited his brother, 

the late Ame Kjelstrup. 

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AI^GEL OF DEATH CALLS TWO PI ONEERS 
MRS. HENRY BOHN 

On August 30th, our community was sadly grieved by the sad news that Mrs. Henry Bohn, 
(nee Ida Tessman) had been called to her heavenly home. Mrs. Bohn had been ailing since 
last spring. Two weeks ago she gradually got weaker with heart troxoble and was taken to the 
St. Francis Hospital on Saturday noon and passed away the same evening at 9 o'clock PM at 
the age of 82. 

Mrs. Bohn was born in Pommeran, Germany. At the age of 24 she came to America and 
resided at Fegrus Falls until June 8th, 1888. She was united in marriage to Henry Bohn and 
they made their home four miles northwest of Great Bend, where she lived for over 60 years . 
Slie was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. 

She leaves to mourn her passing: seven children, Frank, Otto, Gustav and Lena at home. 
Mrs. Herman Ziegelman, of Garfield, MN., Mrs. PaiiL Krueger and Richard R., Bohn, of near 
Great Bend, and seven grajidchildren . Her husband and two daughters preceded her in death. 
Two sisters and one brother in Germany survive also. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the home at 1:30 and at 2 o'clock 

at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. J. Rengstorf officiated. The remains were laid to 

rest in the Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ewald, Edwin and Henry Bohn, August and 

Otto Ziegelman and Ewald Gahler. 

********** September 4 , 1947 

MRS . ALVINA STOLTENOW 

After an illness of about three years' duration which were spent in her home at Great 
Bend, Mrs. Alvina Stoltenow passed away Sunday evening August 31, 1947, at 5 o'clock. Mr. 
Stoltenow preceded her in death in 1937 and her son, Waldemar in 1940. 

The Stoltenow 's have always been highly esteemed members of the Evangelical United 
Betheren Church at Great Bend community where they have lived continuously. This beloved 
mother and sister will be greatley missed in her home, church and community. 

Mrs. Carl Stoltenow (nee Alvina Popp) was born March 10, 1877, in Germany. With her 
parents, she came to America, coming to the Great Bend commuity. Mr. and Mrs. Stoltenow 
were married November 23rd, 1909. To this union one son was born, Waldemar, who passed 
away in 1940 . Mrs . Stoltenow lived on a farm about three miles northeast of Great Bend 
until 1942 then moved to Great Bend with her step-daughter, Esther Stoltenow, who cared for 
her all this time. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Evangelical 
Church, Rev. Wenzel officiating at 1:30 o'clock. 

She leaves to mourn: two sisters, Mrs. Gust Walby, of California, Mrs. Reuben Stolte- 
now, of Great Bend, one brother, Paul Popp, of Great Bend, and seven step-children, Esther 
Stoltenow at home, Ben and Elroy Stoltenow of Great Bend, Mrs. Wm. Grutzmacher, of Paynes- 
ville, MN., Mrs. Anton Griepentrog and Mrs. George Schulz, of near Great Bend. 

Pallbearers were: Manville and Earl Stoltenow, Vernon and Delwood Popp, Donald Griep- 
entrog and Hilery Glentz. 

The deepest sympathy goes to the bereaved families. 

********** September 4, 1947 

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MRS. SARAH NULPH DIED AT WYNDMERE 
Mrs. Sarah Jane Nulph died September 6th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. Bergen 
at Britton, SD. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Wyndmere . Six sons and three daugh- 
ters, one Mrs. Arthur Newmann, of Hcinkinson, survive. 

********** September 11, 1947 

ACCIDENT VICTIM DIED TUESDAY 
Injured While Working for Johnson Company 
James Bevins, of McGregor, MN., died at the St. Francis Hospital Tuesday from injuries 
sustained near Great Bend, when the tractor he was helping to load on a truck, slipped and 
crushed his abdomen, two weeks ago. 

The body was taken to Detroit Lakes where the funeral will be held on Friday. A dau- 
ghter, Kathleen, survives. She resides at the Ralph Christoperson home in Great Bend. 

********** September 11, 1947 

MRS. SIMDORN OF WYNDMERE PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Minnie Simdorn, 68, of Wyndmere, died Monday in her home. Services will be at 
2 PM. , Thursday in the Barney Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rev. Hannemann officiating. Six 
grandchildren will be pallbearers . 

Born Minnie Mindeman, May 27th, 1879, in Kossuth County, lA., she was married to Carl 
Simdorn on September 14th, 1897, and they moved to Barney in 1903, whre they farmed until 
1932. They lived in Wyndmere since. Mr. Simdorn preceded her in death. Surviving are three 
sons and four daughters. ********** September 11, 1947 

JOE GERES ZEK DIED MONDAY 
Funeral Services Held in Hankinson Today 
Jos. Gereszek passed away Monday at his home near Stiles. He had been ailing for two 
years, yet death came unexpectedly from a heart attack while he was sitting in a rocking 
chair. 

Mr. Gereszek was 84 years of age. He was bom at Pine Creek, WI . He was married to 
Martha Machookovitch, who passed away in 1942. Six children survive: Francis and Clara, 
Mrs. Steve Motis, of Hankinson; August, of Lidgerood; Margaret, Mrs. Frank Schleney, of 
Minneapolis; Theodore of Stiles and Wallace, of Breckenridge . 

Funeral services were held Thursday morning at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson, 
Father Bierens conducting the services . 

********** September 18, 1947 

THOS. GERESZEK DIED WEDNESDAY 

Thomas Gereszek, pioneer of the Lidgerwood community passed away last Wednesday. 

Funeral services are to be held at Lidgerwood Friday. 

********** September 25, 1947 

SECOND OF MAHLER TWINS DIED 
Jerry Lee, second twin son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mahler, died Monday afternoon at 
the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. The little child was 34 days old. The first 
twin had passed away a few hours after birth. 

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Fimeral services were held at 1:30 at the home Wednesday with Rev. Cordts conducting 

the rites. Burial was in Summit Cemetery. 

********** September 25, 1947 

MRS. HRDLICKA DIED 

Mrs. Frank (Barbara) Hrdlicka, Sr., of Lidgerwood, passed away at the home of her 

daughter, Mrs. Basil Jelenick on Wednesday, September 17th, at 8:30 AM. 

Fiineral Mass was read at St. John's Catholic Church on Saturday at 9 o'clock AM. 

Interment was in the Catholic Cemetery. 

********** September 25, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 

Clarence Beito, Mrs. Christ Veflin and Mrs. Ewald Medenwaldt, returned Sunday evening 
from Flint, MI., where they attended the funeral of their brother, Newman. Newman Beito 
passed away on last Thursday morning at the age of 37 and the funeral was held on Saturday. 
The community extends sympathy to the bereaved relatives . 

********** October 2, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. A. KRETCHMAN 

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Kretchman who had passed away on Friday evening, Oct. 
3rd, at the home of her daughter, Charlotte at Ennis, MT., were held in Immanuel Lutheran 
Church in Hankinson, on Monday afternoon, October 6th, the Rev. G. C. Michael, being in 
charge of the services . Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson . 

Mrs . Kretchman had been suffering from a heart condition for more than a year but had 
felt quite well lately and she had spent the last few months in Montana with her daughter. 
Her death came quite suddenly. 

Mrs. Kretchman was born April 30th, 1866 in Weinzieriein, Bavaria, Germany, the dau- 
ghter of Hans Bermocker and his wife Sabina (nee Zeilinger.) She came to this country set- 
tling in Iowa in the year 1884. Three years later, March 5th, 1887, she was united in Holy 
Matrimony with George Kretchman, which union was blessed with five sons and five daughters. 

The first twelve years of their married life they spent in Grafton, lA., moving to 
Hankinson in 1889, where they lived until Mr. Kretchman passed on in 1930. Since then Mrs. 
Kretchman made her home with her children but taking care of a large garden on the south- 
western edge of town until two years ago. Together with her husband she was one of the 
charter members of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson. 

Left to mourn her passing are the following children: William, of Wahpeton, Charlotte 
Teutsch, of Ennis, MT., Sabina, of Spring Valley, MN., Margaret K. Hentz, of Hankinson, Leo- 
nard, of Lidgerwood, Lawrence, of Fullerton, ND., George, of Lebanon, SD., Anna Kercher, of 
Roberts, MT., Sophie Godfredson of Minneapolis, and Theophile, of Hankinson. 

Mrs. Kretchman attained an age of 81 years, 5 months and 3 days. The people of Hank- 
inson will not soon forget this kind woman. 

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LITTLE GLENN HUBRIG PASSED AWAY OCT. 4th 
Glenn Roger Hvibrig, baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hubrig, passed away October 4th 
at the St. Francis Hospital after suffering a third siege of pneumonia. All that medical 
care and loving hands could do was of no avail. He was bom at the St. Francis Hospital 
on June 22nd and had reached the age of three months and twelve days . 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from Trinity Lutheran Church at Great 
Bend with Rev. Rengstorf officiating. Pallbearers were four cousins: Dennis Tischer, Del- 
mer Bartels, Duane Bartels and Eugene Bemdt. Flower girls were Delores Miller, of Wahpeton, 
Adeline Bemdt, Alice Mae Gustmain and Delores Miller, of Hankinson. 

Baby Glenn is mourned by the sorrowing parents, brothers, Melvin and Wayne and sister, 
Arlene, a grandfather and grandmother, besides a host of relatives and friends. 

********** October 9, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR H. SALZWEDEL 
Funeral services were held Saturday at Sheldon, ND., for Harry Salzwedel, Sr., 54, of 
that city, who passed away in Fargo of a hecirt attack Thursday. 

The Salzwedels moved from their farm, northeast of Hankinson to Milnor in 1929 and in 
1936 moved to Sheldon where he operated a recreation bvisiness. 

Surviving are his wife; and five daughters, Mrs. Arthur Burke, of Thief River Falls, 
Mrs. Roy Barger, of Rutland, Harry, of Sheldon, Elizabeth, of St. Paul, William, of Sheldon, 
Herbert, in California, Don, Betty, Walter, Clifford and Peggy, at home, also his parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Salzwedel, of Hankinson and other relatives. 

********** October 9, 1947 

C. A. ZILLGITT DIED IN CALIF. 
C. A. Zillgitt, who formerly farmed in the Fairmount vicinity and who operated a 
hotel here about thirty years ago, passed away in California, according to a letter rec- 
eived by Stanley Leathart last week. 

********** October 9, 1947 

MRS. BERG KILLED IN ACCIDENT 
Mrs. Isaac Berg, of Elbow Lake, 55, died at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, 
Sunday morning about 9:30 following an automobile accident, in which she suffered a crushed 
head. The accident occxirred about 3:30 Friday afternoon when Mrs. Berg was retiiming to her 
home after visiting a brother at Hankinson. The Berg car was coming from the west on High- 
way 5, and collided with a truck on Highway 5 near Pumpkin Center. The truck was driven by 
Marion Jans, of Boydon, lA. The car was completely wrecked and the truck badly damaged. 
The driver of the truck escaped with a knee injury. 

Mrs. Berg was picked up by a passing motorist and brought to the St. Francis Hospital. 
She is a sister of Walter Olson, of south of town and was here on a visit. 

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LOSCO SCHELLER DIED TUESDAY 
Merchant in Hankinson and Soo Line Employeee 

Funeral services were held today (Thursday) at St. Philip's Church for Losco Scheller, 
prominent merchant of Hankinson, who passed away at St. Francis Hospital Tuesday, Oct. 14th, 
at 8 AM. Rev. G. C. Bierens conducted the rites at the St. Philp's Chiarch. Burial was in 
Calvary Cemetery. 

Losco Scheller was bom, Sept. 8th, 1897, at Bruckenthal, Atistria. He came to this 
country in 1901 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Scheller, two brothers, John and Rudolph 
and one sister, Amelia. They came immediately to this community and settled in Hankinson, 
where he attended school. In 1918, he was employed by the Soo Line Railroad and worked from 
Hankinson to Wishek and later worked from Bismarck to Wishek for twelve years . In 1942 , 
after the death of his brother he returned to Hankinson and has lived here since, operating 
Scheller' s store and continuing on the railroad. He has been failing in health for a number 
of years, but had been confined to his bed only for the past week. He was taken to the St. 
Francis Hospital on Saturday where he died. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers . He leaves to mourn his sis- 
ter, Mrs. Amelia Scheller, Wishek, two nephews and six nieces. 

The body was at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Hipp prior to the funeral. Mrs. Amelia 
Scheller and daughters, Angeline and Kathryn, arrived on Tuesday to attend the funeral of 
their brother and uncle, Losco Scheller. 

********** October 16, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pearson attended the fimeral services for Albert 
Oien in Sisseton last Monday. ********** October 16, 1947 

PETE SWANSON DIED OF BURNS 
VICTOR, Southeast of Here, Scene of Terrible Blaze 
Fire departments from New Effington and Rosholt were pressed into action about 6 o'clock 
Wednesday last week when an emergency alarm was sent in from Victor, that the Henry Kaufman 
home was on fire . 

A can of gas in the room occupied by Pete Swanson exploded and caught fire. Mr. Swan- 
son was seriously burned and was taken to the Roberts County Community Hospital in Sisseton 
where he passed away the same night, as a restilt of being badly burned about the chest, arms, 
face and back. 

Mickey Thorsgaard and wife who occupied the second floor of the residence, lost all of 
their personal effects, the house being completely destroyed.. 

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Swanson, of Canada came to attend the funeral of his brother, Pete, 
who burned to death. The Swansons were owners of the Thomas house 30 years ago, when they 
farmed south west of town. ********** October 23, 1947 

BROTHER OF M. GRANELL DIED IN SWEDEN 
Only His Brother M. Granell, Survives 
M. Granell received word from Sweden telling that his oldest brother passed away on 
Oct. 2nd at Treileberg, Sweden. ********** October 23, 1947 

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TRAGIC ACCIDENT TAKES CHILD'S LIFE 
Funeral Services To Be Held Friday For Curtis Krause 
A tragic accident which took the life of little three year old Curtis, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Lawrence Krause, occurred at their farm a mile south of Mantador Monday afternoon at 
5 o'clock, when a tractor driven by the father ran over the child in their farm yard. 

Curtis was on the tractor and as Mr. Krause attempted to back an elevator into place 
for the corn shelling the child fell off and was run over by the tractor wheel. The father 
accompanied by his mother, carried the fatally injured child to their car, and sped to Hank- 
inson and Dr. Schleinitz, after an examination, started with him for the St. Francis Hospital 
by auto. Enroute there the child answered the call of his Heavenly Father. 

Funeral services will be held at Sts. Peter S Paul Church in Mantador, Friday morning 
with Rev. G. W. Miller conducting the services. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. 

Curtis Laurence Krause was born August 29th, 1944 and died October 27th, 1947, at the 
age of 3 years and 2 months . Surviving to mourn their loss are the heartbroken parents and 
one sister, besides many other relatives and friends. 

********** October 30, 1947 

FORMER MANTADOR MAN DROWNED 
Was Operating A Business In Breckenridge 
Peter Bach, 43, father of eight children, a former farmer residing a mile north of 
Mantador, drowned about 8 PM., Monday in Stalker Lake near Fergus Falls while fishing from 
a boat with a companion. Otto Meyer, of Wahpeton. 

Meyer was rescued and revived by Allen Hoff, lake resort owner, Russell Brobert and 
Cleve Johnson, of Clitheral. Meyer was found unconscious and floating on the lake by Hoff, 
who had heard a call for help from Meyer and Bach. Lund said no inquest would be held. 

Volianteers found Bach's body on Tuesday about 400 feet from shore. Meyer, meanwhile, 
was taken to a Breckenridge Hospital where he remained overnight for observation . 

Bach, who moved from Mantador to Fairfax, MN., had purchased a liquor store last month 
from John Peterson and was to move his family to Breckenf idge on November 15th . 

********** October 30, 1947 

EFFINGTON MAN PASSED AWAY 
NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Henry Eggers passed away Tuesday afternoon of last week at his home 
near New Effington, due to a heart attack. He had suffered with a heart ailment for sever- 
al years. He was formerly of White Rock. 

********** October 30, 1947 

(The November 6, 1947 issue of the Hankinson News is missing) 
********** 

ANSWER CALL OF GRIM REAPER 
Funeral Friday for Joyce Baker 
Joyce, the 3 month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Baker, died at the St. Francis 
Hospital Thursday morning of pneumonia. She was taken ill Wednesday morning and was removed 
immediately to the hospital where she received care. Deceased was the only child of Mr. and 

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Mrs. Baker. Funeral services will be at St. Philip's Church Friday morning at 8:15. 

********** November 20, 1947 

MIKE MEIDE DIED AT BROWNSVILLE, MN. 
Dominek and Clem Meide left on Tuesday for Brownsville, MN., to attend the fijneral of 
their brother, Mike, who died Saturday at the hospital there. He was a patient for only a 
couple of days. Fimeral services were held Wednesday. Surviving to mourn their loss are: 
his wife and four children. 

Mike will be remembered here where he worked in 1918 with his brothers as a well 
driller. ********** November 20, 1947 

MOTHER OF MRS. JACK ROBINSON PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Jack Robinson received word that her mother, Mrs. Veronica Karls, 88, died in 
Los Angeles, CA. Mrs. Robinson was unable to attend the f imeral . Another daughter and 
husband, Mr. and Mrs. John Bostrom, of Fairmount, are spending the winter in Los Angeles. 

********** November 20, 1947 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED IN CALIFORNIA 
Operated GEM Movie Theatre in City 
A. J. Withnell, 52, former Hankinson business man, died at a hospital in San Francisco, 
Tuesday morning, according to word received by his son, Lloyd Withnell, now of Jamestown. 

Mr. Withnell, who owned and operated the movie theatre in Hankinson, sold to Ed LaQua 
and then moved to Jamestown and later to San Francisco in 1942. 

He is survived by his son, a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Hill, Seal Beach, CA., and several 
brothers and sisters. Mr. Withnell had been ill for several months. 
Funeral services and burial were held at Edgeley. 

********** November 20, 1947 

TWINS BORN 
Twin boys were bom to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bladow Sunday at the Breckenridge Hospital 
one succumbing at birth. Mrs. Bladow is recovering satisfactorily and will return home this 
weekend. ********** • November 20, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON BOY DIES WHILE AT SCHOOL 
The community was shocked, his parents, sister and brother prostrated with grief when 
it was learned Friday morning that Donald Wrolstad, 19 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Helmer 
Wrolstad had suddenly succumbed to a heart ailment while at the school house at New Effington. 

Donald, with his twin brother, Darrell, had gone to school that morning. Being stormy, 
walking was difficult and the exertion was too much for Donald's already weakened heart cond- 
ition. ********** November 27, 1947 

MOTHER OF FRED GEISER DIED 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geiser and son left Tuesday morning to attend the funeral of Mr. 
Geiser's mother, who died suddenly Saturday morning at her home in Lehr, ND. 

********** November 27, 1947 



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NIECE OF MRS. THOMPSON DIED 
Word was received by Mrs. A. K. Thompson that her niece. Myrtle Comstock, of Minneap- 
olis, passed away last week. The funeral was held on Tuesday. Mrs. Thompson was unable to 

attend because of the weather. j. ^ ^ 

********** November 27, 1947 

RICHARD BOHN FUNERAL HELD 

Pioneer of Brandenburg Died Nov. 22, Funeral Held Tuesday 

On Nov. 22nd, our community was sadly grieved by the news that Richard Bohn, had been 
called to his Heavenly Home. Mr. Bohn had been ailing at times but was taken critically ill 
Sionday night. Monday he was taken to the St. Francis Hospital and passed away Saturday, short- 
ly before noon, at the age of 75 years. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the home at 1:30 and at 2 o'clock at 
Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. J. Rengstorf conducting the services. The remains were laid 
to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery. 

Mr. Bohn was born Nov. 9th, 1872, in Wisconsin. He came to Great Bend with his parents 
at the age of 6 months. He was married to Amanda Muehler on November 7, 1895. 

Mr. Bohn was always interested in the welfare of the community since early in the 19th 
Century. He was assessor for Brandenburg Township for 30 years, director of the telephone 
company for 32 years and elevator director for a number of years. He was baptized and con- 
firmed in the Lutheran faith. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his sorrowing wife, five sons: Henry, of near Great Bend; 
John, of Wahpeton; Ernest, Richard, Jr., and Erwin at home and one daughter, Mrs. Irby Bemdt, 
of near Mantador. Three children preceeded him in death. Alvin gave his life for his country 
in 1944 in the Leyte campaign. Eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild surives . He also 
leaves to mourn four sisters; Mrs. Bertha Beling, of Sweet Home, OR., Mrs, Ida Ambach, of 
Great Bend; Mrs. Chas . Adamson, of Great Bend; Mrs. Joh:i Strege, of Lidgerwood, Seven bro- 
thers, Willie Bohn, of Aberdeen; Albert, of Aberdeen; August, of Coliimbia, SD.; Ernest and 
Alfred Bohn, of Wahpeton; and Robeirt, of Great Bend. 

********** November 27, 1994 

MANTADOR. .. .Word came that Mrs. Henry Wachter passed away suddenly at her home in Bel- 
ford, IN. Mrs. Wachter was well known in this community, having visited often with her sis- 
ter, Mrs. Joe Biegel, when the latter resided here. She leaves her husband, Henry Wachter 
and sister, Mrs. Kate Biegel. ********** November 27, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON . . . . Mrs . Wilbur Richardson and daughter, Linda, of Brooten, attended the 

Severt Rustad funeral here last week. November 27 1947 

********** ' 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF BERT STOVNER, MOORETON 
Mrs. Leo Huss received word Sunday evening that her father, Bert Stovner, of Osakie, MN., 
had passed away from a heart ailment. They attended the funeral which was at Mooreton Thurs- 
day, ********** December 4, 1947 



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FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. M. RENELT 
Was Resident of Near Victor Since 1915 

Mrs. Mathilda Renelt, of near Victor, SD., passed away at the home of her son and dau- 
ghter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Renelt on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27th, after an illness of 
ten days . She had attained the age of 77 years . 

Funeral services were held at St. John's Church at Rosholt Monday, Rev. Fr. Englehart 
conducting the services. Burial was in Old Vernon Cemetery. 

Mrs. Renelt, with her husband, came to the Victor commimity in 1915, from Everly, lA. 
Surviving to mourn their loss are: two daughters, Mrs. Peter M. Krtimp and Mrs. Matt Schiltz; 
three sons, Alfred, Wilmot, SD, ; Francis, at Victor, and Joe at Rosholt. Her husband and 
one son preceded her in death. 

Pallbearers were six grandsons; Walter Renelt; Francis Schiltz, Leo, Francis, Harry 
and Martin Krump. ********** December 4, 1947 

RITES HELD FOR FORMER FAIRMOUNT PRIEST 

Pontiful requiem mass was Saturday in Wahpeton for Rt. Rev. Msgr. Frank A. Meyer, pastor 
of St. John's parish 16 years, who died Wednesday. Burial was at Oakes . 

A resident of North Dakota since 1891, Msgr. Meyer was ordained at Oakes in 1900. 
After saying his first mass there he was pastor of St. Anthony's Church, Fairmount until 
1915; was pastor at Reynolds, ND., from 1915 to 1929, and at Oakes until 1931 when he went 
to Wahpeton. ********** December 4, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON . . . . MRS . HOLM DIED Mrs. Syverina Holm passed away Friday afternoon 

at the home of her niece, Mrs. Enoch Erdahl in Rosholt. Fimeral services were held Wednes- 
day at 2:30 with a short prayer service at the funeral home and at 3 PM. , at the Walla Church. 
Interment was in the Walla Cemetery. 

********** December 4, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Vernon Smith was called to Kidder, SD. , last Wednesday becavise of the death of his 
mother. June, of Hankinson, and Joyce, of Fargo, accompanied their father there. The fun- 
eral was held last Satiurday. ^^^^^^^^^^ 

^ ********** December 4, 1947 

FUNERAL HELD FOR ELMER EDDY, OF VICTOR 
Funeral services were held for Elmer Eddy at the Victor Bransvold Lutheran Church on 
Monday. Mr. Eddy passed away Thursday at the Veblen Hospital at the age of 72 years. He is 
survived by his daughter, Ella, with whom he made his home, two other daughters and two sons. 
His wife preceded him in death. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knudsen, of this city, attended the funeral. 

********** December 11, 1947 

MRS. MARY KOCOUREK OF LIDGERWOOD DIED 
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Kocourek, of Lidgerwood, who died Tuesday evening at 
Breckenridge were held today. Mrs. Emil Klaser, of Fargo, a daughter, attended. 

********** December 11, 1947 

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ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Barney Goerger, Mrs. C. M. Puetz, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Goerger and Rupt. Goerger motored 
to St. Cloud on Thursday to attend the funeral of the former's sister, Mrs. Matt Weins, held 
on Friday at St. Cloud. ********** December 11, 1947 

HAMMER NEWS and CLAIRE CITY.... Ed Vig, of Fairmount, visited at the Otto Loessin home 
on Wednesday. He also attended the funeral of his uncle, Hans Vig, at Veblen. 

********** December 11, 1947 

CATHERINE ANN SCHULTZ BURIAL SERVICES HERE 
Catherine Ann Schultz, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Schultz, of Prosser, 
WA. , passed away at her home on December 1st. 

Funeral services were held at Prosser, by Msgr. Joseph Sundergold and burial services 
were held at the Sts. Peter and Paul Chxirch at Mantador Saturday, December 6th, by Father 
Miller. 

Catherine Ann was born on March 15, 1945, at Colfax, WA. She is survived by her par- 
ents and baby sister, Dorothy Marie and her grandparents. Col. and Mrs. J. W. Rice, of Wash- 
ington, DC. 

Pallbearers were: Arlin Schultz, David Buckhouse, Alvin Krump and Marvin Kr\jmp . Mr. 
and Mrs. Schultz and their two children had visited with friends and relatives in the Man- 
tador and Hankinson communities in September and October. 

********** December 11, 1947 

HUSBAND OF MRS. TED MASHEK DIED IN CHICAGO 
Word was received here by relatives telling of the death of Ted Mashek, of Chicago, 
on December 9th, His wife, Mrs. Mashek, was the former Beatrice Hoefs of this city. 

********** December 18, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF UNCLE 
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Deike and son and H. A. Deike motored to Clarksville, lA. , Monday 
to attend the funeral of William Weinberg, an uncle of Mr. Deike, who passed away Sunday. 

********** December 18, 1947 

ATTEND FUNERAL IN MICHIGAN 
MANTADOR. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mersch, Bonita and Norbert and Tony Mersch left on 
Saturday for Adrian, MN., to attend the ftineral of the mother of the two men. 

********** December 18, 1947 

OBSERVES BIRTHDAY 
Mrs. Odelia Heling observed her 85th birthday anniversary at the home of her niece, 
Mrs. Clara Kjelstrup one day last week. Mrs. Kjelstrup recently received word that her cou- 
sin, Mrs. August Koett, of Bloomer, WI . , had passed away. 

********** December 18, 1947 

MRS. FAUST PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Peter Faust, 44, of Hankinson, was laid to rest from St. Philips Church at Hank- 
inson Monday morning. Services were held at 10 o'clock by Rev. G. C. Bierens . 

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Mrs. Faust has been ill for about a month and was brought to the St. Francis Hospital 
about three days before her death on Wednesday of last week. 

She is s\irvived by her husband and fovir daughters: Mrs. Vincent Bernard, Mrs. John 
Mergens, Wahpeton; and two daughters at home. She is also survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary 
Meyer and ten brothers and sisters . 

For a number of years Mr. and Mrs. Faust lived in Wahpeton. 

********** December 25, 1947 

NEW EFFINGTON .Mr. and Mrs. Nels Veflin and Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Stageberg attended 

the funeral of O. K. Sather Saturday. 

********** December 25, 1947 



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FUNERAL HELD FOR PIONEER MOTHER 

Funeral services for Mrs. Walbxirga Krump, pioneer mother of Richland County, will be 
held Monday in Mantador. Mrs. Kr\mip passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Wahpeton, foll- 
owing a long illness. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: Mrs. Matt Waxweiller, Wahpeton; Max Krump, Mantador; 
Peter P. Krump, Hankinson; Mrs. Margaret Dondelinger, Sioux City, lA, ; Mrs. Henry Pauch, 
Moore ton; John Krump, Jr., Mantador. 

********** January 1, 1948 

MRS. HENRY MILBRANDT DIED CHRISTMAS EVE 

Mrs. Henry Milbrandt, was bom April 12th, 1890, in Brightwood Township. She was united 
in marriage to Henry Milbrandt on Jvme 12th, 1913. Mrs. Milbrandt passed away Dec. 24th, at 
7:45 PM., at her home. 

With her husband and children she lived on the farm until their retirement from active 
farming a year ago when they moved to Hankinson . 

She leaves to mourn her passing: her husband, Henry Milbrandt, five children: Alfred, 
Hankinson; Elroy, Hankinson; Mrs. Walter Roeder, Hankinson; Mrs. Clifton E. Gueringer, Med- 
ford, OR.; Clifford, Wetonka, SD. 

She also leaves to mourn eight grandchildren, her brothers and sisters: William Wall- 
man, Hankinson; Mrs. Annie Godejohn, Seattle; Mrs. Robert Vedder, Gustav and Emil Wallman. 
One brother died in infancy. 

Mrs. Milbrandt attained the age of 57 years, 8 months and 12 days. 

********** January 1, 1948 

MRS. GUSTAV MUEHLER PASSED AWAY DEC. 31. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Gustav Muehler, who died rather suddenly Dec. 31st at 11:45 
AM. , at her home in Brightwood Township will be held in Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church 
of Hankinson, Sunday afternoon, January 4th, at 2 PM. , the service being in charge of the 
Rev. G. C. Michael, being assisted by the Rev. W. H. Cordts of St. John's Evangelical Luth- 
eran Church of Belford Township. 

Mrs. Muehler, nee Emma Johanna Wilhelmine Hoefs was born August 31st, 1878, in Brand- 
enbxirg Township, the daughter of August and Emelie Hoefs and spent her entire lifetime as 
a resident of Richland County. She was baptized by the Rev. W. Krueger, confirmed by the 
Rev. T. Hinck and her marriage to Gustav Muehler was performed by the Rev. T. Hinck in St. 
John's Church, Belford Township. 

This union was blessed with nine children, five daughters and four sons. Two daugh- 
ters died in infancy. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Muehler celeberated their Golden Wedding Anniversary 
on November 15 , 1944 . 

Her passing is mourned by her sorrowing husband, her sons; Otto, Augtist and Robert, 
all of Hankinson, and Albert, of LaMeda, CA., her daughters: Bertha, (Mrs. Robert Berg) 
Lena, (Mrs. Orie Baker), and Theresa, (Mrs. Ed Wilprecht) , all of Hankinson, her brothers: 



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Robert, of Milwaukee, WI . , Albert, of Chicago, IL.; Rudolph, of Hankinson; and her sister, 
Ottilie Roth, of Hankinson; as well as by 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. 

Mrs. Muehler attained an age of 69 years and 4 months. Burial will be held in the 
Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson. ********** January 1, 1948 

FORMER SOO LINE ENGINEER DIED 
Chas . Glasby, a former Soo engineer, who resided here several years ago died at Los 
Angeles on December 24th. 

Mr. Glasby visited friends here the past summer. His wife and one son survive. 

********** January 8, 1948 

REV. J. H. MEIER DIED IN FLORIDA 
Word was received here by friends from Mrs . Maria Hartmcinn (nee Maria Meier) telling 
of the death of her father. Rev. J. H. Meier, who passed away Dec. 10th in Florida. Rev. 
Meier was pastor of the local Evangelical S Reformed Church for several years, after which 

he served as pastor of a church in Welcome, MN. 

********** January 8, 1948 

JAMES RYBICKA DIED SUNDAY 
Mr. James Rybicka passed away on Sunday afternoon at St. Mary's Hospital after a linger- 
ing illness. The funeral was held Wednesday morning at 9:30 from St. Peter and Paul's Church 
in Mantador. Rev. Fr. Miller officiating. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery here. 
The sympathy of the community is extended to the bereaved family. 

********** January 8, 1948 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Margaret Krump, RN., and Elizabeth Krump, Valley City, attended the funeral services 
at Collegeville, MN., last week of Rev. Ansgard Osendorf, 78, which was held Thursday morn- 
ing. Elizabeth kept house for Rev. Osendorf for forty years. 

********** January 15, 1948 

SISTER OF MRS. ALBERT PRIBBERNOW DIED 
Mrs. Albert Pribbernow received the sad news of her sister's death in Kalispel, MT. 
Christina Comas had reached the age of 76 years and 12 days. 

Mrs . Pribbernow was unable to attend the funeral because of poor road and railroad 
connections. The funeral was held January 10th. 

********** January 15, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR JOSEPH GULLY 
Funeral services for Joseph Gully, prominent farmer of Moran Township, who died at 
his farm home Friday afternoon at the age of 90 years, was held on Wednesday morning at 
the Wipperman Funeral Home here, with Father O'Connell, of Lidgerwood, in charge. 
Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery in Lidgerwood. 

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FUNERAL HELD FOR HENRY BLADOW 
Heart Attack Follows Strenuous Snow Shoveling Work 

Fiineral services were held for Henry F. Bladow in Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church 
at Hankinson on Wednesday, January 21st, with the Rev. G. C. Michael in charge of the service. 
Mr. Henry Bladow had died very suddenly early on January 17th, as the result of a heart 
attack bought on by the exertion of clearing snow from the sidewalk at his home the morning 
before. 

Henry Bladow was born February 19th, 1901, the son of Cairl and Augusta Bladow and spent 
his entire life in Richland County. He was married November 21st, 1929, to Frieda Schultz, 
of Hankinson. From 1932 until 1941, they operated a business in Great Bend, living the rest 
of the time in Hankinson. 

Mr. Bladow leaves one son, Glenn Harris, to mourn his early passing together with his 
widow. His passing is also mourned by his brothers, Raymond, Reinhard and Theodore, all of 
Hankinson; his sisters, Mrs. Albert Ernst, of Park Falls, WI . ; Mrs. Fred Palmquist, of Wheaton 
Mrs. Raymond Shaw and Mrs. Alma Bladow, both of Pasadena, CA. ; his parents-in-law, Mr. and 
Mrs. Gust Schultz, of Hankinson, as well as many other relatives and friends. 

Active pallbearers were: Gordon Dibbert, John Scheller, Orville Bladow, John Ernst, 
Harry Worner and Edward Steffens. The following served as honorary pallbearers: Elmer 
Stoltenow, Reinhard Stoltenow, Harry Bohn, Reinhard Bellin, Robert Bellin and Albert Clock. 
Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson. 

********** January 22, 1948 

MANTADOR INFANT SON DIED. ...The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Bellin passed 

away shortly after birth at the St. Mary's hospital in Wahpeton on Wednesday. Burial was 
made at St. John's Cemetery at Belford. 

********** January 22 , 1948 

MRS. RICHARD BOEHNING DIED IN WISCONSIN 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Muehler received a telegram this morning from Marshfield, WI . , 
saying that Mrs. Richard Boehning has passed away. The funeral was held on Thursday. 

********** January 29, 1948 

TULLOCHS TO ATTEND FUNERAL IN CANADA 
Brother- In-Law of Mr. Tulloch Killed in Auto Accident 
Mr. and Mrs. James P. P. Tulloch leave Friday morning for Winnipeg, Canada, where they 
will attend the funeral of the former's brother-in-law, Mr. Peter Hay, who was killed Wednes- 
day in an auto accident. ********** January 29, 1948 

HARRY B. HOLMES PASSED AWAY 
Harry B. Holmes, 57, of Fargo, died on Wednesday night in a Fargo hospital of a heart 
attack brought about by over exertion shoveling snow. 

Mr. Holmes, who was bom in Oacoma, SD., Nov. 24th, 1890, was an accountant at Inter- 
national Harvester Company. He is survived by Mrs. Holmes, two sons, James A., of Los 
Angeles, and Paul, and a daughter, Carol, who live at home. Another son, Robert B. Holmes 
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Burial will be at Chaniberlain, SD. Mr. Holmes was well known in Hankinson where he 

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came often for his company. ********** 



FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. OTTILIA ROTH 
Death Followed Illness of Long Duration 
Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. Philip's Church for Mrs. Ottilie Roth, Rev. 
Fr. F. L. Smalley conducting the services. Mrs. Roth was called to her Heavenly Home on 
January 25th, at 9:30 AM., at the Wahpeton hospital. The good mother had been ill for sev- 
eral months. She was 49 years, 4 months and 28 days old. 

Mrs. Ottilie Roth was bom August 28th, 1898, one of twelve children bom to Mr. and 
Mrs. August Hoefs, pioneers of Richland County. She was united in the holy bonds of matri- 
mony to Ed J. Roth on Oct. 10th, 1918. Three children blessed this union. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: three sons, Jerome, Kenneth and Augtist; three bro- 
thers: Robert Hoefs, Milwaukee; Albert Hoefs, Chicago; and Rudolph H. Hoefs, of Hankinson. 
A sister, Mrs. Emma Muehler, passed away 25 days previous. Her husband preceeded her in 
death on March 26th, 1939, a victim of a railroad accident. 

********** January 29, 1948 

TWO DIED IN SOO LINE WRECK 
Six Hankinson Men Were In Crash-Three Were Briaised. 
Death of a fireman brought to two the number of dead in a Soo Line snow-plow train 
derailment near Monango, ND. , Friday. 

Dead are Maurice Thompson, Engineer, Kenmare , and Calvin Bieber, Firemen, Pollock, SD. 
Both victims suffered steam bums when the locomotive crashed into the derailed snowplow it 
was pushing. Thompson died Friday night. 

Three other train crew members were treated for facial cuts and bruises and discharged 
from the hospital. They are A. D. Henninger, roadmaster; Palmer Shelly, snowplow operator 
and J. J. Jaeger, section worker, all of Hankinson. 

Three other men on the train, J. W. Mongoven, conductor, and E. Meide and E. Jaeger, 
brakemen, all of here were not hurt. They were in the caboose of the three unit plowing train. 
The caboose was derailed but did not overturn . 

********** January 29, 1948 

GUADALCANAL DEAD NOW ON WAY HOME 
All American War dead who fell in Guadalcanal's bloody jungle fighting have been exhumed 
the Army annotjnced as its transport Cardinal O'Connell arrived here with 3,358 bodies from 
Guadalcanal and Australian Cemeteries. 

********** January 29, 1948 

BODY OF LOUIS DIBBERT TO REST IN HAWAII 
Bodies of two Wahpeton Veterans, who fell on Guadalcanal, are being returned to 
Wahpeton for burial. They are: Wilbur Kohnke and Harold Poppen, both former soldiers of Co. I. 
The body of Louis Dibbert, who was killed on Guadalcanal, is being returned for burial 

in the National Cemetery in Hawaii, his sister, Mrs. Pete Wallock advises. 

********** February 5, 1948 

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JOE DYKSTRA DIED 

NEW EFFINGTON Jie Dykstra, of Rosholt, passed away at the Breckenridge Hospital 

on Msnday evening, January 26th. 

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NEW EFFINGTON GUSTAV NOVAK DIED WEDNESDAY Gustav Novak passed away January 28th, 

according to word received by relatives in Lidgerwood Thursday morning. 
Funeral services were held at Lidgerwood Saturday afternoon. 

********** February 5, 1948 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Ray Schnell and family and Mrs. Arnold Schnell left Monday for Dickinson to attend 
the fvineral of Mr. Schnell 's father-in-law, which was held Tuesday. 

********** February 5, 1948 

MANTADOR. . . . John Krump attended the funeral of his aunt in St. Cloud. Mr. and Mrs. 
Max Waxweiler, of Wahpeton, accompanied him. 

********** Februairy 5 , 1948 

TO ABERDEEN 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tiegs left for Aberdeen Friday to attend the fianeral of Mrs. 
Tiegs' cousin. ********** February 5, 1948 

WAR DEAD RETURNING 
The body of Pfc. Wenceslas J. Novotny, Army, is enroute home from Guadalcanal, for 
burial in Wyndmere . Thirty six other former North Dakotans are also enroute . 

********** February 12, 1948 

FUNERAL HELD FOR JULIUS ROEDER 
Homesteaded in Richland Coumty in Early Years 
Julius Roeder, pioneer of Richland County passed away at his home here on Friday, Feb. 
6th, following a year of failing health. 

Funeral services were held at the Emmaneul Evangelical Church Monday, Rev. A. A. Graf 
conducting the rites . 

Julius Roeder was born Feb. 9th, 1861, in Germany, and immigrated to the United States 
in 1883. In May of 1886, he was united in marriage to Lena Jasdrow, and in 1936, they cele- 
brated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Eight children blessed the union. 

Mr. Roeder was a charter member of the Emmanuel Evangelical Church, taught Sunday Sch- 
ool for seven years, and was a member of the chiirch council for 24 years. 

Mr. Roeder, after his arrival in Richland Coionty, homesteaded on a farm in Brightwood 
Township, 2*5 miles northwest of Hankinson. In 1927 he retired and moved into Hankinson 
where he resided until death. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are his wife, four daughters. Bertha Pankow, Minnie 
Medenwaldt, and Agnes Krueger, all of Hankinson, and Lydia Holtz, of Fairmoimt, three sons, 
Arthur and Reinhard, of Hankinson and Arnold, of Minneapolis. One son died in infancy; 14 
grandchildren, one sister and a brother and many other relatives and friends also survive. 

********** February 12 , 1948 

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MRS. CARL SCHULTZ PASSED AWAY TODAY 
Mrs. Carl Schultz, a resident of the state line community south of town, passed 
away while in her sleep this morning. No details have been available. 

********** February 19, 1948 

ATTENDS FUNERAL IN WISCONSIN 
Nick Klien arrived home Wednesday after attending the funeral of his sister, Mrs. 
Lizzy Pohl at Port Washington, WI . Mrs. Pohl passed away Saturday. 

********** February 19, 1948 

GUNDER FORDAHL DIED OF HEART ATTACK 
NEW EFFINGTON . . . . The community was shocked Monday morning when they learned of the 
death of Gunder Fordahl. Mr. Fordahl was walking down to Wagner's Service Station from his 
shoe repair shop about 9 AM., and someone notice he staggered and soon he went down. Wally 
Broz and Warner Leckness rushed to his assistance and Dr. Wolse was sinomoned. He was imm- 
ediately rushed to the hospital in Veblen, where he received medical attention, but he passed 
away about 11 AM. Cause of death was heart failure. 

********** February 19 , 1948 

NEW EFFINGTON. Chester Dahlin left by bus from Wheaton for St. Paul where he will 

attend the funeral of his brother-in-law, Helmer Setterberg, of St. Paul. 

********** February 19, 1948 

J. H. BUSHING FUNERAL FRIDAY 

County Commissioner From The Third District 

J. H. Bushing, Barney, died Monday at St. Mary's Hospital in Wahpeton. Mr. Bushing 

was County Commissioner from the third district for 16 years, and served on the Welfare 

Board from its beginning until his death. 

He came to Richland County from Germany when 14 years of age . He married in Clarks- 

ville, Iowa, to Rosa Becker. Surviving are his wife and two daughters. Funeral services 

will be held Friday in Barney. 

********** February 26, 1948 

C. F. MITTAG, SR. , DIED THURSDAY 
Homesteaded Present Site of Hankinson 
Carl Frederick Mittag, Sr. , pioneer Richland farmer, died Thursday morning at Wahpeton 
where he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. H. H. Osbom. He was bom in Germany on Aug. 
12th, 1863. As a young man of 18 years he came to this country with his pairents settling on 
a homestead on the site where the city of Hanlcinson now stands. 

He was united in marriage to Catherine Womer in 1885 and homesteaded west of Hankin- 
son later buying a farm 4 miles west of Great Bend, where he retired from farming. 

Surviving him are Herman C. , of Pasadena, CA., Mrs. H. H. (Alvin) Osbom, Mrs. Robert 
(Hattie) Mielke, C. F. Mittag, all of Wahpeton, Rev. George H. Mittag, of Bismarck, and Mrs. 
George (Ellen) Schlener, of Wahpeton. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, 22 great-grand- 
children, and one sister, Mrs. Carl Laboda, of Hankinson. 

********** February 26, 1948 

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WORLD WAR II VETERAN KILLED 

Alvin Thiel, 23 year old World War II Veteran of Wahpeton, was killed instantly when 
he slipped vinder a switch train in the Great Northern yards Wednesday evening at 10:30 o'clock 
as he was switching cars to a sidetrack. He was the son of Mrs. Herman Thiel, of Wahpeton, 
and had been employed in the yards three months when he slipped on the ice as he was pulling 
a pin on a boxcar and fell beneath the wheels. Eight sets of wheels passed over him before 
the train, a 30 car pTill, could be brought to a stop. 

He is survived by his mother and the following sisters and brothers: Arthur, of Diet- 
rich, ID.; Mrs. Nick Winters, Roy Thiel, Ed Thiel, Wahpeton; Walter Thiel, Idaho; Mrs. Leo 
Mauch, Mantador; Mrs. Herb Cast, Mrs. Orville Muehlberg and Mrs. Edwin Littke, of Wahpeton. 

********** February 26, 1948 

ALONZO ALLEN, WORLD WAR I VETERAN DIED 

Alonzo William Allen, 54, of Mandan, former Richland County resident, died Wednesday 
in a Fargo Hospital . An Array Veteran of World War I , he had served 17 months overseas with 
Co. I. 

Bom at White Rock, Nov. 11th, 1893, he moved with his parents to Richland Coimty 50 
years ago and for the past 13 years had resided in the Mandan area. He was foreman of the 
Mandan Power House before his final illness . 

Survivors include his wife, Margaret, and a brother at Fairmount. Funeral services 
will be held at Fairmount. ********** February 26, 1948 

FtJNERAL FRIDAY FOR KENNETH JAMES THIEL 
Kenneth James, ten months old, only son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thiel, of Mooreton Town- 
ship, passed away Wednesday morning. 

Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10 o'clock from the Sts. Peter and 
Pauls Church in Mantador. Fr. Miller will officiate. 

********** March 4, 1948 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED IN VIRGINIA 
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Schultz received word from the former's sister, Mrs. Geroner Roop 
that her husband passed away in Virginia. The Roops were well known here having lived some 
time in this vicinity. Burial was in Virginia. 

********** March 4, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR FRANK CUTHBERTSON 
Funeral services for Frank J. Cuthbertson, former Lidgerwood resident, who died Feb. 
21st, at Arlington, CA., were held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. 

********** March 4, 1948 

FIRST ROAD FATALITY IN 1948 ON FEB. 21. 

North Dakota, on Feb. 21st, had its first traffic fatality of 1948 when Mrs. Francis 
Juntz, 66, of Linton, died in a Bismarck Hospital. She had been struck by a car on the Lin- 
ton streets February 8th. 

Her death ended a record of 51 deathless traffic days, the longest period of time 

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without fatalities reported to the highway department. 

Last year eight fatalities were reported during the first 51 days. 

********** March 4, 1948 

NEW EFFINGTON. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Chester Dalin attended the funeral in St. Paul on Thurs- 
day, Feb. 12th, of Chester's brother-in-law, Milmar Satterberg, who passed away the previous 
Monday, from cancer of the spine after a year's illness. He is survived by his wife, the 
former Minnie Dalin, two sons, Chester and Daniel, and twin daughters, Ruth and Rijby, (Mrs. 
Jack Landsdell) , all of St. Paul, and two brothers, Oscar and Axel, of Minneapolis. Both 
Mr. and Mrs. Satterberg were residents here before their marriage. 

********** March 4, 1948 

LADY, 101 YEARS, OF VICTOR DIED 

Mrs. Ole Twede, pioneer lady of near Victor passed away Sunday, March 7th, at the 
home of her farm homestead near Rosholt, where she lived since 1892. 

Mrs. Twede had reached the age of 101 years. Fimeral services will be held at the 

Branvold Lutheran Church on Friday. 

********** >!arch 11, 1948 

FUNERAL HELD FOR JACK LYNCH THURSDAY 

Mrs. Wm. Sherman and Mrs. Lomnel, of Lidgerwood, left Friday for Fargo, to be at the 

bedside of their brother, Jack Lynch, Bamesville, MN. , who passed away Monday. Fvineral 

services were held Thursday morning in Bamesville. 

********** March 11, 1948 

KILLED IN PLANE CRASH SATURDAY 

Funeral Held Monday for Prominent Richland Farmer 

North Dakota recorded its first plane fatality for 1948 Saturday with the death of 
Wallace Manikowske, 57, prominent Richland County man at his farm near Mooreton. 

A past president of the North Dakota Beekeepers Association, Manikowske was fatally 
injured about 3:30 PM. , Friday when his plane crashed while he was flying it from one field 
to another during a snow squall. 

Manikowske's son, Thomas said his father apparently didn't realize he was so close to 
the ground after the takeoff and the plane crashed. 

Arth\ir Soward, an employee of Manikowske, who was on the scene, said Manikowske beccime 
concerned when the squall came up and wanted to tie the plane down on amother field to prevent 
damage to it. Neither he nor Paul Thiel, tenant on the farm, saw the crash because of poor 
visibility. 

When the squall subsided, Soward and Thiel discovered the wreckage and found Manikowske 
still alive. He died about 6 PM. , enroute to a hospital at Breckenridge , MN. 

Bom, Dec. 15th, 1890, in Mooreton Township, Richland County, Manikowske attended Moore- 
ton schools and was gradi:ated from Wahpeton High School and NDAC at Fargo. 

Funeral services were held at 2 PM. , Monday in Wahpeton, Rev. T. T. Evenson officiated. 
Burial was in the family plot in Wildrice Cemetery at EXvight. 

Besides Thomas, 26, Manikowske leaves Mrs. Manikowske, who has been hospitalized at 

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Breckenridge for about a week; another son, Maurice, 28; two grandchildren; his mother, 
Mrs. Celia Manikowske , of Lynwood, CA. , and two sisters, Mrs. Bert Conaway, of Lynwood and 
Mrs . William Vaxibel . 

Mr. and Mrs. Manikowske were guests at the Kiwanis Ladies' night banquet four weeks 
ago, and enroute home arrived at the scene of the auto wreck in which Erling Haukness was 
seriously injxured. They brought Mr. Haukness here for medical treatment. 

********** March 11, 1948 

FORMER RESIDENT DIED SUNDAY 

Mrs. Clifford Mc Ilwain died at the St. Francis Hospital early Svinday morning. She 
had been ill for two years. Death was caused by a stroke. Present at the death bed were 
her hiisband, C. C. Mc Ilwain, her mother, Mrs. Peter Kutter, daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Lee and 
sister, Mrs. George Carver. 

Mrs. Mc Ilwain was bom at Lidgerwood on July 8th, 1905. Her first h\isband, Everett 
R. Simpson, died at Elbow Lake, MN. , in 1929. She was united in marriage with Clifford Mc 
Ilwain at Moorhead in 1935. Surviving are her h\:sband, her mother, Mrs. Peter Kutter of 
New Etfington; her daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Lee, of Wahpeton; and her son, Everett J. Simpson, 
with the U. S. Army in Japan. 

Funeral services were conducted at 11 Tuesday morning from Immanuel Lutheran Ch\irch in 
Wahpeton with Rev. John Dreyer officiating and burial was at Elbow Lake, MN. the same day. 

********** March 18, 1948 

WILLIAM BOHN DIED IN SISSETON TODAY 

Word received here tells that Wm. Bohn, former Great Bend resident, died this morning 
at his home in Sisseton . Obituary will be published next week . 

********** March 25, 1948 

MRS. GRIEPENTROG DIED 
Funeral Services Will Be Held Saturday at Great Bend 

Mrs. Emelia (Beling) Griepentrog passed away Wednesday at the Kent Hospital in Hankin- 
son, at the age of 83 years. Mrs. Griepentrog had been ill for about two years, and had 
spent the past year at the hospital here. 

Funeral services will be held at the Evangelical Church in Great Bend on Saturday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Wenzel will conduct the services. 

Emelia Beling was born Nov. 14th, 1864, in Germany to Mr. and Mrs. August Beling. With 
her parents she came to Wisconsin when two years old. The family came to Richland County 
in a covered wagon in 1870 and homesteaded near the V7ild Rice about two miles from Great Bend. 

She was married on Feb. 12th, 1885 to August Griepentrog. To this union were born five 
sons and four daughters . 

Survivors are: Reinhard, at Rockford, IL.; Herman at Tigerton, WI . , Anton at Great Bend, 
Arthur in Hankinson and Alvin at Wahpeton, Mrs. Sally Heberer, of Milwaukee; Mrs. Allen 
Newman, of Colfax, WI . , 49 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Her husband passed 

away in 1936; two daughters, Mrs. Anna Umbreit and Ellen preceeded her in death. 

********** March 25, 1948 

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MRS. ALBERT STACK PASSED AWAY 
Pioneer of County Died Tuesday - Funeral Services Will Be Held Friday 
Funeral services for Mrs . Albert Stack are to be held in the Lutheran Church here on 
Friday afternoon at 2 PM. , the Rev. G. C. Michael being in charge of the service. 

Mrs. Stack died at her home in Hankinson on Tuesday morning, March 23rd, after weeks 
of pain and illness. She reached the age of 83 years, 1 month and 23 days. She had been in 
Hankinson since late in 1907. 

Augustine Stack, nee Bladow, was born in Porameran, Germany on Feb. 1, 1865, coming to 
this country at the tender age of 3 years, settling with her folks in Iron Ridge, WI . , and 
moved with her parents to Dakota Territory four years later, settling on a homestead along 
the Wild Rice River, north of Hankinson. 

She was married in 1881 to Fred Gaedcke , which union was blessed with two sons, Albert 
and Edwin. Albert died in infancy, and was succeded in death by his father in November of 
1885. On April 29th, 1886, she was married again, this time to Albert C. Stack. This union 
was blessed with six daughters and two sons. Five of the children died in early childhood, 
and I'lr. Stack in 1933. 

Throughout her life in Hankinson, Mrs. Stack was a member of the local Lutheran Church 
and a charter member of the Ladies' Aid, attending the meetings until shortly before her 
death, as long as she was able to do so. 

Her passing is mourned by her son, Edwin Gaedcke, of Belford Township, her daughter, 
Mrs. Elsie Worner, of Minneapolis, Myrtle, of Hankinson, and Mabel, Mrs. George Koppelman, 
of Great Bend, 8 grandchildren cind 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stack was the last member 
of her immediate family. 

Burial is to be in the Lutheran Cemetery north of Hankinson. 

********** March 25, 1948 

SISTER DIED 
Mrs. Daniel Sweeney, of Fergiis Falls passed away Saturday. Mrs. Sweeney is a sister 
of Charles Paulson, of this city. Mr. Paulson left on Monday to attend the funeral. 

********** March 25, 1948 

SISTER OF CARL PASBRIG DIED IN WI . 
Carl Pasbrig received word from Wisconsin Wednesday that his sister, Mrs. Carl Dorman, 
passed away. Funeral services were held Saturday. 

********** March 25, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES MRS. HELMUTH HENKE 
Mrs. Henke Passed Away at the Sisseton Hospital 
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Helmuth Henke (nee Amanda 
Johnson) who resided near the South Dakota state line. Burial was in the reservation Luth- 
eran Cemetery. An obituary will be published next week. 

********** April 1, 1948 

NEW EFFINGTON. .. .Sandra Kay, the two months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Simon- 
son passed away Saturday morning. She had been suffering from laryngitis. 

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Funeral services were held from the Arnold Bredvik home and Zion Church . 

********** April 1, 1948 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 

A large nxnuber of mourners attended the funeral services for Mrs . Albert Stack at the 
Lutheran Church on Friday. 

Pallbearers were: Walter Abraham, Wm. Wiess, Robert, Chas . and R. C. Bladow and Wm. 
Westphal. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Roehl and sons, Mrs. Chas Liedman, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tucker 
and son, of Minneapolis; Rev. and Mrs . M. J. Ludvig and son, of Gardena, ND., arrived on Tnurs- 
day to attend the funeral services of their grandmother, Mrs. Albert Stack. 

Due to poor road conditions a grandson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Iram V7omer, were un- 
able to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Abraham, of Minneapolis; Mrs. Roy Umbriet, Mrs. Alfred 
Sellner and Mrs. Paul Reynolds, of Fairbault, MN., arrived Friday morning to attend the 
funeral. ********** April 1, 1948 

FUNERAL HELD 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Wm. Bohn. Short services were held 
at the Sisseton Funeral Home . Biirial was at the Reservation Lutheran Cemetery north of 
Sisseton. 

Mr. Bohn was united in marriage to Clara Halzhauer, Nov. 23rd, 1905, at Great Bend, 
Rev. T. Hinck officiating. They moved to the reservation, 12*5 miles southwest of here, 
where they resided for 42 years . Recently they sold the farm to Delmar Rossow and moved 
to Sisseton. He was taken ill in June of 1947 and was removed to a hospital where he re- 
mained for nine months. He was at home for one month before he passed away. 

Surviving to mourn are his wife, five sons and two daughters and five grandchildren, 

six brothers and four sisters. 

********** April 1, 1943 

J. P. BARIBEAU DIED OF HEART ATTACK 
Mr. and Mrs. John Brummond received word Friday from Brainard, MN., saying their 
brother-in-law J. P. Baribeau, passed away suddenly following a heart attack. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Briommond accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Brummond left on Sunday 

to attend the funeral which was held on Monday. 

********** April 8, 1948 

WIFE AND HUSBAND IN HEAVENLY HOME 
NEW EFFINGTON. . . .The commianity was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Mrs. 
Almond Coffaa Monday afternoon at the Veblen hospital. Her husband. Almond, passed away 
just a week previous to her death. Sympathy is extended to the famiy in their double loss. 

********** April 8, 1948 

REV. EYRICH PASSED AWAY 
Word was received here of the sad news of the death of Rev. 0. A. Eyrich at Newell, 
lA. Funeral services were held Monday. An obituary will be available for next week's NEWS. 
Rev. Eyrich was pastor of the Ev. and Reformed Church here for several years. 

********** April 15, 1948 

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LARS AADLAND PASSED AWAY 

Mrs. Strege received word Sunday that her uncle, Lars Aadland, of Claire City, had 

passed away that day in a Sisseton hospital. Fxoneral services will be held Friday at 2 PM., 

at the Ferkingstad Church. ********** ,.-,,,-,^,„ 

a ********** April 15, 1948 

FRANK BUTENHOFF PASSED AWAY TUES . 

Frank Butenhoff passed away suddenly at his home in New Effington from a heart attack 
early on Tuesday morning, April 13tli, at the age of 80 years, 2 months and 15 days. 

********** April 29, 1948 

PETER W. MOURER DIED APRIL 27th 

Peter W. Mourer died Wednesday at the Breckenridge hospital where he had been taken 
for treatment. 

Arrangements for funeral services have not as yet been made. An obituary will be 
available for next week's HANKINSON NEWS. 

********** April 29, 1948 

SERVICES FOR PETER W. MOURER HELD HERE ON MONDAY, MAY THIRD 

The death of Peter W. Mourer at the Breckenridge hospital last Wednesday marks the 
passing of one of the last of the pioneers of Richland County. 

Mr. Mourer was born in Iowa in 1874 and came to Dakota Territory at the age of 13 in 
a covered wagon to assist his brother in running cattle on what was then the Sioux Reser- 
vation, near Rosholt, SD. He returned to Iowa to complete his education. In 1898 he 
settled on the tree claim, taken by his mother, on which he has since lived. He married 
Maude Bruner, of Ohio, pioneer school teacher, who survives him. Of this marriage five 
children were born. 

A life long Republican, he served as County Committeeman and was Greendale Township 
Clerk for the 38 years preceeding his death, in addition to serving his community in various 
other ways. During later years he was engaged in the insurance business. 

Funeral services were held in the Congregational Church on Monday, Rev. A. A. Graf 
officiating . The remains were taken to his boyhood home in Iowa for interment . 

In addition to his widow, he is survived by three sons, a daughter, and nine grand- 
children. The pallbearers were his nephews: O. F. Caulkins, Andrew Mourer, Cleon Mourer, 
Nels Petterson, Walter Petterson cind Ralph Petterson. Honorary pallbeaers were: Mike Wawers, 
Carl Hanson, Fred Pankow, Anton Herding, Olaf Anderson, Alfred Bladow, Harry Medenwaldt and 
Ernest Laboda. These men were all members of the Township Board who have served with him 
in the past and were serving with him at the time of his death. 

The funeral services were attended by Mrs. Emma Collins and Mrs. Peter Petterson, 
Logan, lA. ; Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Olson, Palo Alto, CA.; Peter W. Mourer, Jr., Mercer Isl- 
and, WA.,- Harry D. Mourer, Hermiston, OR.; John Olson, Detroit, MI.; Mrs. Amy Mourer and 
Mrs. Fred Miller, Robinson, ND.; Mr. ajid Mrs. Cleon M. Mourer, Bismarck, ND. 

********** May 6, 1948 

MANTADOR .Warren Olson attended the funeal of his aunt at Cakato, MN., last week. 

********** Hay 5^ 1948 

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Mrs. Albert Ernst, of Park Falls, VJI . , arrived here Monday to attend the funeral of 

Otto Paape, of Wahpeton, which was held Wednesday afternoon. 

********** May 6, 1948 

GREAT BEND. .. .Friends and relatives here were saddened Simday when news was received 
from Dwight that Mrs. William Mitzel passed away that day. Funeral services were held Thurs- 
day afternoon in Dwight. *******a.j.... 

■^ ^ ********** „3y 2.3, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PETE BAKER TO BE 
SATURDAY 
Funeral services for Pete Baker, 54, will be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at 
Wyndmere. Mr. Baker passed away at St. John's Hospital in Fargo on Wednesday. Surviving 
are his wife and ten children; also his aged mother. 

********** yay 20, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES AT MINNEAPOLIS FOR LEON BISSONETTE 
Funeral services were held in Minneapolis Saturday week for Leon Bissonette, who passed 
away after five weeks in the Deaconess Hospital. He was 29 years old and is survived by his 
wife (nee Frances Jaeger, formerly of Hankinson) and a ten months' old baby boy. Relatives 
attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Jas . Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. John Fischer, of Roslyn; 
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jaeger, Mrs. Nick Benroth, and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jaeger, of Hankinson. 

********** n^y 27, 1948 

E. 0. WALLMAN PASSED AWAY SATURDAY 

Emil Otto Wallman, local resident for some time, passed away at a hospital in Breck- 
enridge last Saturday morning. May 22nd, the result of a stroke suffered the previous Tues- 
day morning at his home in Hankinson. 

Mr. Wallman was bom August 25th, 1868, in Germany, coming to this country at the age 
of 12, living in Minnesota for a time. He was married to Mary Schultz in 1908, making his 
home in the southern part of Richland County. 

To this imion thirteen children were bom, nine sons and four daughters. Four of the 
sons served during the last war, two giving their lives for their covmtry. Otto and Edward. 
Another son and one daughter preceded their father in death in early childhood. 

Mr. Wallman is survived by his widow, his sons, Albert, Benjamin, John, George and 

Dennis, of Hankinson; Arnold, of Dent; his daughters, Betty (Mrs. Bruno Miller), Ellen 

and Helen, of Hankinson, and one sister, Mrs. John Kann, of Red Wing, MN. 

Burial took place on Tuesday afternoon. 

********** May 27, 1948 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gieser left on Thursday morning for Anamoose, ND., to attend the 

funeral of a cousin of Mr. Gieser. ********** june 3, 1948 



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HANKINSON RESIDENT STRIKEN ENROUTE TO CALIFORNIA 

Mrs. Emelia Schroeder, a resident of Hankinson for forty years, suffered a paraletic 
stroke while enroute to San Francisco, CA., to attend the fimeral of her grandson, the late 
Sgt. James J. Pettit, Jr. 

Originally traveling by car, Mrs. Schroeder, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. L. S. 
Pettis, of Buffalo, NY., was taken aboard a United Airlines plane at Missoula, MT., where 
the incident occured, to complete her trip. 

The plane was met by another daughter, Mrs. Andrew Yakas, of San Francisco, who had 
an ambulance waiting in which Mrs . Schroeder was taken to the Yakas home where it is believed 
she will stay for at least one year. 

Mrs. Schroeder 's aged mother, Mrs. Carl Buckhouse, Sr., continioed on by motor to Port- 
land, OR., where she will remain with relatives pending further plans for her future. 

The right side of Mrs. Schroeder 's body was completely paralyzed and she has shown 
only slight improvement according to the latest reports from California. 

********** June 10, 1948 

GREAT BEND.... The community was sadly grieved to hear of the sudden death of Rev. 
Dreyer, of Wahpeton. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Wahpeton. 

********** June 10, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. 0. W. FREY TO BE HELD HERE FRIDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Orville W. Frey will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church 
of Hankinson on Friday afternoon June 18th, at 2:30 PM. , the Rev. G. C. Michael being in 
charge of the services. 

Mrs. 0. W. Frey, the former Eldina Prochnow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Prochnow, 
both deceased, passed away at the hospital in Breckenridge Monday afternoon, the result of 
cancer from which she had been suffering for more than a year, having undergone two amput- 
ations at Rochester, MN. 

Mrs. Frey was born here at Hankinson on Dec. 1st, 1913, and received her education here. 
She went to work in the Twin Cities, returning in 1944 to be united in marriage to Orville 
W. Frey. This union was blessed with one daughter, Bonnie Jean. 

Mrs. Frey had been associated with her husband in the restaurant business at Wanaming, 
MN., until her decline in health made this impossible. 

Mrs. Frey leaves to mourn her early passing, her husband, her daughter, her two grand- 
mothers, Mrs. Ernest Steinwehr and Mrs. Wilhelmine Prochnow, both of Hankinson. Her brothers 
Alvin, of Hankinson, Delbert of Great Bend, Willie and Donald of Fairmount, and her sister 
Mrs. Dayton Johnson of white Rock, SD. 

Private services will be held in the home of Alvin Prochnow, southeast of Hankinson, 
and interment will be in the Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson. 

********** June 17, 1948 

Mrs. Charles Falk attended the fioneral of Mrs. Leo Lenzen at St. Cloud, MN., on Mon- 
day morning. While in St. Cloud she visited with Mrs. Matt Schram, a former resident of 

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this city, who is now at the St. Joseph's Old Folks Home at St. Cloud. She sent greetings 
to Hankinson friends and is enjoying good health. 

********** June 17, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WM. SOEHNER AT MANTADOR 

Funeral services were held for William Soehner at St. Peter & Paxil's Church in Manta- 
dor at 9 AM on Jime 8th, Rev. Father Miller was in charge of the services. 

Mr. Soehner passed away at the age of 84 years on the afternoon of June 5th, 1948, at 
the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , MN., after an illness of several years and after 
recently breaking his hip. 

Mr. Soehner, son of Kasper and Elizabeth Soehner, was bom on Feb. 23rd, 1864, at 
Baden, Germany. He arrived in the New World at the age of 17 and settled at St. Kiliam, MN., 
where he was united in marriage to Josephine Schmitz. This vmion was blessed with seven 
children. In 1914 the family moved to Mantador where Mr. Soehner farmed vintil his decline in 
health made it impossible. His wife, one son and a daughter preceded him in death. 

Surviving to mourn their loss are: his children, Mrs. Agnes Docioiis, William Soehner 
and Charles, of Mantador; Mrs. Lawrence Becker and Mrs. Anna Puetz, of Wyndmere, Mrs. Walter 
Bauler of Madison, MN.; and Mrs. Wayne Shocker, Dawson, MN. Also left to mourn are five 
great-grandchildren and 27 grandchildren. 

Pallbearers were: Peter Schmidtz, John Pellman, George Hermson, Fred Mauch, Joe Foert- 
sch and John Thiel, all of Mantador. Interment was at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery at Man- 
^jJq^ ********** June 17, 1948 

GREAT BEND The community was sadly grieved Monday morning when word was received 

of the death of John Damon, of Breckenridge. Mr. Damon lived in Summit Township for many 
years and was the telephone director before moving to Breckenridge. 

********** June 17, 1948 

MRS. LEO LENZEN BURIED 

Mrs. Leo Lenzen of St. Cloud, MN., former resident of this city passed away Friday 
at a St. Cloud hospital, where she was taken on Tuesday morning following a stroke. She 
leaves her husband, one son and eight daughters, her mother, Mrs. John M. Jaeger of this city 
and seven brothers and sisters. 

Mrs. Lenzen is the former Katherine Jaeger, of this city and she grew to womanhood 
here. She was married here to Leo Lenzen, also of Hankinson. They moved to St. Cloud 
shortly after their marriage and have resided there since. 

Those from Hankinson who attended the fimeral on Monday morning at St. Cloud were; 

Tony Lenzen and son, Morris and Mrs. Charles Falk. 

********** June 17, 1948 

DEATH FOLLOWS THAT OF WIFE BY ONE WEEK. 
Leo Lenzen, former resident of this city passed away on June 18th, in a St. Cloud 
hospital one week after the death of his wife, who suffered a stroke and passed away on 
Friday, June 11th. He entered the hospital for a major operation on Tuesday, the day after 

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his wife's fimeral. 

Leo Lenzen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lenzen, was born at Hankinson on Jan. 9th, 1891. 
Here he grew to mainhood and was married here to Katherine Jaeger. They moved to St. Cloud 
shortly after their marriage and have resided there since. 

He leaves to mourn one son, eight daughters, three brothers, Ben, of Fargo ; Tony, of 
Hankinson; and Joe of St. Cloud; and two sisters, Mrs. W. B. Schaeffer, of Minneapolis; and 
Katherine, of Brainard, MN. Interment was at St. Cloud. 

********** June 24, 1948 

MRS. ELIZABETH ZIEGELMAN PASSED AWAY 

Fvmeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Trinity Lutheran Church 
at Great Bend for Mrs. Elizabeth Ziegelman, a pioneer lady who passed away Jvine 18th, at the 
St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. 

Elizabeth Matske was born Dec. 22nd, 1865 in Germany. She came, with her mother, to 
America in 1900, where she was united in marriage with Carl Ziegelman on March 16th, 1900. 
To this union were born two sons, one passing away in infancy. Mrs. Ziegelman reached the 
age of 82 years , 5 months and 17 days . 

t-lrs . Ziegelman suffered a stroke on May 27th, while at the breakfast table at her son 
Carl's home. She was removed immediately to the St. Francis Hospital, where she passed away. 

She leaves to mourn her death, one son, Carl, of Hankinson, four step-children, Mrs. 
Herman Brandt, of Hankinson; Robert, of Great Bend; Gustave, of Louisville, KY . ; and Paul 
of Anamoose, ND. , and eleven grandchildren. 

Pallbearers were August, Otto, Fred and Adolph Ziegelman, Robert Stein and Ernest Tis- 
cher. Interment was at the Trinity Lutherain Cemetery. 

********** June 24, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD HERE TUESDAY FOR CHARLES A PAULSON 

Charles A. Paulson passed away here Sunday morning. The funeral services were held 
at the Congregational Church at 2 o'clock, July 6th, Rev. Graf officiating assisted by Rev. 
Irwin. The pallbearers were nephews of the deceased: Agriar Hustad, Gerhardt Hustad, Marian 
Hustad, Lionel Skibness, Vernon Larson and Gene Vennerstrom. Interments was made at Hillside 
Cemetery. 

Charles Anton Paulson was born in Oslo, Norway, May 30th, 1865. He came to this country 
with his parents at the age of six. They settled at Battle Lake, MN., where he grew to young 
manhood. He was united in marriage to Martha Hanson on Nov. 20th, 1891. Four daughters were 
born to this union. He was one of the early pioneers of Richland County, homesteading in 
Elma Township in 1902 . 

They resided there until 19 38 when they moved to Hankinson, where they have since made 
their home. Mr. Paulson has been in ill health for the past two months. Saturday July 3rd, 
he suffered a stroke and passed away Siinday morning at his home. 

Leaving to mourn his passing are his widow, Mrs. Martha Paulson, Lottie, Mrs. Louis 
Larson, of Underwood, MN.; Ella, Mrs. Howard Cox, of Hudson, WI . ; Clara, Mrs. Norman Kisener, 
of Fargo, and Ethel, Mrs. David Mc Ilwain, of this city, nine grandchildren, four great- 

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grandchildren, a brother, Alfred M. Larson, Hammer, SD. , and two sisters, Mrs. Mae Beardsley, 
Fergus Falls, MN., and Mrs. Tean Brom, Oakland, CA., besides numerous relatives and friends. 

********** July 8, 1948 

ATTENDS FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GRANDSON 
Fred Werner returned to his home here Monday after spending a few days at the home of 
his daughter, Mrs. W. C. Thornton at Minneapolis. While there he attended the funeral of 
his grandson, Robert Thornton, who was killed in Australia dviring the war. The funeral was 
held last Friday. ********** j^^ 15^ 2.94S 

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lugert and Mr. and Mrs. John Poster, Margaret and Angela Terhaar 
motored to Buckman, MN., to attend the funeral of their brother-in-law, Mr. Oscar Gunther 
who passed away after a long illness. On their return they visited at the St. Gabriel Hos- 
pital in Little Falls, MN., with the mother and brother of Mr. Poster. 

********** July 15^ 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PLACE INFANT HELD HER MONDAY 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock for the infant daughter of 
Mr . arid Mrs . Herbert Place . 

Deborah Vi Ann was bom at 7:30 PM, on July 17th, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Wah- 
peton. Rev. Michael was called and came immediatly to receive her into Holy Baptism. The 
Maternal Grandmother, Mrs. Gilbert Miller and Aunt, Miss Virginia Place, acted as sponsers. 
A special nurse was engaged and everything possible was done to save little Deborah Vi 
Ann's life. But the Lord in His all knowing way knew what was best and took her to her home 
in heaven. She peacefully fell asleep at 12:15 AM., Sunday morning July 18th. 

She leaves to mourn her early passing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Place, her 
Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Place, Atmts and Uncles, 
Miss Virginia and Mercedes Place, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Miller, Mr. cind Mrs. Allen Miller and 
JoAnn and Darcy Miller and many relatives. 

Services were conducted by Rev. G. C. Michael. A quartet consisting of Mr. Wm. Mel- 
chert, Mr. Herbert Ehlen, Elna Melcher and Joan Prochnow, sang "Rock of Ages: and Tender 
Shepard Thou Hast Stilled". Pallbearers were Allen Miller, Jr., Gene Bemer, Gary Bladow 
and Wayne Bemer. ■ The body was laid to rest in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Mr. Huss, 

with the Wipperman Funeral Home, was in charge. 

********** July 22, 1948 

ANNA ROBERTSON DIED JULY 14th 

Mrs. Anna Augusta Phillippine Robertson, was born May 18th, 1903, near Barney, ND. 
She was baptized as an infant by the Sainted Rev. Rudolph Hilgendorf and confirmed by Pastor 
Aberdroster. She grew to womanhood near Hankinson, ND and was married on March 24th, 1934 
to Kenneth Robertson. They lived on a farm near Rosholt, SD. 

She was taken to St. Lukes Hospital at Fargo, ND., on July 7th and passed away there 
on July 14th at the age of 45 years, 1 month and 26 days. 

Fvmeral services were conducted by Rev. A. T. Bergquist at the St. Joseph Lutheran 



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Cemetery. She is survived by her husband Kenneth Robertson and children, Donald, DeLores 
and Edward. Brothers and sisters surviving are Mrs. C. H. Witt, Hankinson; Mrs. Ernest Witt, 
Bertha, MN.; William Sander, Fairmount, Henry Sander, Hankinson, and other relatives and 
friends. ********** juiy 29, 1948 

SIX YEAR OLD KILLED NEAR FARGO 
Petter Miller, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Miller of Bismarck was killed in an auto 
accident on Highway 10, a quarter of a mile east of the WDAY transmitter near West Fargo. 
Six other persons were injured. ^ ********* july 29, 1948 

WILLIAM BAKER DIES AT LOS ANGELES 
Orie Baker received a telegram Tuesday telling of the death of his father, Wm. Baker, 
82, at Los Angeles, CA. Death came following a heart attack. He leaves to mourn one son, 
Orie, of this city, two daughters, Eva, Mrs. Greenberg of Jamestown, ND.; Lavina, Mrs. Frank 
Gilenback of Minneapolis, one brother and two sisters. 

Mr. Baker homesteaded here about thirty five years ago. Following the death of his 
wife he moved to Los Angeles, where he has resided since. 

********** August 5, 1948 

WAHPETON MOTHER WINS FIRST ROUND RELEASE FIGHT 

An order to show cause why a Wahpeton mother, charged with first degree murder, should 
not be released on bail, was granted Satxirday by the North Dakota Supreme Court last week. 

This order was issued in the case of Mrs. Lydia Witt, 42, mother of five children. 
Mrs. Witt and August L. Pusch, 60, Wahpeton widower, are being held in Richland County jail, 
charged with the poisoning of Pusches wife last September. 

Vernon Johnson, Wahpeton counsel for the defendants, applied on the grounds that Mrs. 
Witt was not well and was being denied the right to see her children. He stated she wotold 
be in much better condition to face the trial if released. 

********** August 5, 1948 

Mrs. A. A. Clock, who returned last week end from Hampden, ND., where she attended the 
funeral of her aunt, Mrs. L. K. Macky, is reported to be on the sick list. She has been 
confined to her home since Sunday with a severe case of summer flu. 

********** August 12, 1948 

GREAT BEND Relatives of Mrs. John Gast were shocked to hear of her death Friday 

evening. She was getting along very well and was expected to come home soon. 

********** August 19, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR FORMER RESIDENT 
Mrs. Charles Falk spent Tuesday at Glenwood, MN., where she attended the fiineral of 
an uncle, Harry E. Gibson, 79, who died on Friday at the Glenwood Hospital, after a week's 
illness following a heart attack. He leaves his wife and one son, Richard, both of Glen- 
wood as well as other relatives and friends. 

Mr. Gibson was a retired Soo Line engineer and has been making his home at Glenwood 
for the past years. He and his family were former residents of this city for many years. 

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Burial was from the Methodist Qiurch and services at the grave were conducted by the 
Masonic Lodge. Other relatives from out of town attending the funeral include, Mr. and Mrs. 
Chester Green of Rollins, WY . , and Archie Payne of Minneapolis. 

********** August 25, 1948 

Mrs. Robert Weinkauf left Friday morning for Staples, MN., where she attended the fun- 
eral of her sister, Mrs. Bertha Lutzer. 

********** August 26, 1948 

TRACTOR TIPOVER FATAL TO 14 YEAR OLD FARM LAD 
Raymond Meyer, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt J. Meyer of near Fairmount passed 
away about 5 PM., Tuesday, August 31st, at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , MN., 
where he had been taken following an accident with a tractor. 

Young Meyer was driving a tractor with a road (xmreadable word) hooked to it when 
the tractor overturned as he drove close to the edge of a ditch. Death, which occurred 
about an hour after the accident, was attributed to a punctured lung. 

The Matt Meyer family lives about eight and a half miles northwest of Fairmount. 

********** September 2, 1948 

MANTADOR. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gray, Jake and Lorraine Mertes motored to Oskosh, WI . , 
on Thvirsday to attend the funeral of an aunt. 

********** September 2, 1948 

MOTHER AGED 81 PASSES AWAY 
A telegram was received by J. W. Mongoven on Tuesday telling him that his mother, 
Mrs. Elizabeth Mongoven had passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earle F. Biirkhardt 
at Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Mongoven and son Mickey, left on Thursday to attend the fxineral 
which was held on Friday morning at Sacred Heart Church at East Grand Forks with Rev. Louis 
Traufler, 0. S. B., Mrs. Mongoven' s brother officiating. Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery. 
She had resided at 125 Elm Drive, East Grand Forks. 

********** September 2, 1948 

FORMER RESIDEin DIES ' 
Bob Frankf\irth of Ladysmith, WI . , passed away on Saturday of last week. Funeral ser- 
vices were held on. Wednesday according to word received by relatives here. He is survived 
by his wife and five sons and two daughters. The Frankfurth family are former residens of 
this city. ********** September 9, 1948 

INFANT SON OF JOHN MOTIS DIES AUGUST 31 
John Motis, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John Steven Motis, of Bingham Canyon, Utah, 
died at birth in a Bingham Canyon Hospital on Tuesday, August 31st, at 7:15 PM. 

Surviving are his parents and one sister, Christine Motis, and four grandparents, Mr. 
and Mrs. Niel Moare of Bingham Canyon, Utah and Mr. and Mrs. Steven Motis, of this city. 

Fiineral services were conducted Thursday at 10 AM. 

********** September 9, 1948 

MANTADOR. .. .Mr. and Mrs. Joe Foertsch left for Milwaukee, WI . , the past week to attend 



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the funeral of the former's avmt. 

********** September 9, 1948 

MINOT BLAST VICTIM SISTER-IN-LAW OF MRS. ADOLPH ERB AND MISS KATHERYN DOYLE 

Mrs. James Doyle, 21, died Thursday night of injuries received in an explosion in the 
basement of her home shortly after noon. 

The accident was believed caused by an explosion of gas when she lit a match to ignite 
a gas water heater. The blast wreclced the furnace, severly damaged one wall of the basement 
and wrecked the fovindation of the house. 

Mrs. Doyle managed to make her way from the basement to the lawn outside the house 
before she collapsed. She was able to give a coherent picture of the accident before she 
died. 

Firemen discovered gas in the basement of the house, apparently seeping through the 
sewer, and tracked it to its source. 

********** September 9, 1948 

MRS. SALZ;VEDEL LAID TO REST 

Funeral services were held this (Thursday) afternoon at the Evangelical and Reformed 
Church for Mrs. William Salzwedel who passed away September 13th, 1948, at the St. Barnabas 
Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 78 years, 5 months and 12 days. Rev. A. A. Graf 
officiated at the services, and interment was in the Evangelical Cemetery here. 

Mrs. Emelia Fredrika Carolina Salzwedel was born April 1st, 1870 in Rossow, Germany, 
daughter of Herman and Julia Leikfeld. She was baptized and confirmed in Rossow, Germany. 

In 1892 she was married to VJm. Salzwedel. Ten children were born to bless this union, 
six of whom survive. Mr. and Mrs. Salzwedel came from Germany in 1897 and settled at Hank- 
inson. They resided here ever since until a few weeks ago when, because of illness they 
disposed of their property and moved to Minneapolis to make their home with their children. 

On July 27th, 1948, Mrs. Salzwedel suffered a stroke and on Sept. 11th, she became 
suddenly very ill again and was taken to the St. Barnabas Hospital where she passed away on 
Monday . 

She leaves to mourn her passing, her sorrowing husband, one son, Walter of Billings, 
MT., and five daughters, Mrs. Henry Knutson, Mrs. Walter Leffler, Mrs. Joe Richards, Mrs. 
Smythe and Mrs. Fred Enrickson of Minneapolis, and one sister, Mrs. Nels Bergmsm of Helena, 
MT. She also leaves 31 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Four children preceeded 
her in death, three in infancy and one son Harry, who passed away in 1947. 

Mrs . Salzwedel was a member of the Emmanuel Church Ladies Aid for many years . 

********** September 16, 1948 

CHARLES HEIN, SR., HANKINSON PIONEER PASSED AWAY FRIDAY AT AGE OF 92 

Charles Hein, Sr. , builder and pioneer of this community passed away Friday Sept, 13th 
at his home in this city after being bed ridden for the past six months, due to a broken 
hip which he suffered in a fall at his home here. His condition seemed apparently good 
until Monday when he began to fail rapidly and death came on Friday night. Funeral services 
were held on Monday afternoon at 1:30 at the house and at 2:30 at the Evangelical and Ref- 

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ormed Church of which he has been a member since its beginning here. Rev. A. A. Graf was 
in charge of the services. Pallbearers were Dick Bellin, L. K. Vick, John Wickman, Olaf 
Anderson, Art Brown and W. G. Merrifield. 

Services at the grave were conducted by the Masonic Lodge of which he had been a mem- 
ber for forty eight yecirs . 

Charles Hein, Sr., observed his 92nd birthday on March 15th, 1948. He was born in 
Germany in 1856, where he lived vmtil 12 years of age, when he came to America with his 
parents. They landed in New York City in June of 1868, and proceeded to Oshkosh, WI . , v/here 
they resided for three years. 

They then returned to New York where they remained a short time. The family then 
moved to Dakota Territory and homesteaded in what is now Belford Township, Richland County. 

On Nov. lOtli, 1882, Mr. Hein was united in marriage to Friedricka Schroeder who was 
bom in Wisconsin and had also moved to Belford Township with her parents in the early days. 

Eight children were born to bless this union, seven of whom siorvive . Mr. and Mrs. 
Hein homesteaded on a farm north of Hankinson and were engaged in farming until 1890, when 
they moved to Hankinson. Mr. Hein was engaged in the butcher business and in stock buying 
until the fall of 1889 when he disposed of his business and became interested in real estate 
and banking. Later he organized the bvisiness of the Hankinson Nursery Co., of which he was 
a director and also treasurer. 

Typical of the hardy pioneers, Mr. Hein endured the hardships of early days, contri- 
buting much in the building up of this community and the city of Hankinson. He watched the 
city grow and was most active in promoting and supporting any project for the betterment 
of the community. 

He served as mayor of the city for a time and also held various other offices. He 
served on the School Board for several years. Mr. Hein has been an active member of the 
Democratic party having fulfilled early county offices and in past years had served as 
precinct committeeman. 

He was active in the Masonic Lodge having been treasurer of the local lodge for 39 
consecutive years. In 1946, he was given the honor of becoming a Past Worshipful Master as 
an honorary degree for his faithful service. He also carried a life membership in the 
Shrine Lodge, El Zagil Temple in Fargo, ND. He was also a member of the Modern Woodman. 

Mr. Hein has been a member of the Evangelical and Reformed Chixrch since its beginning 
under the establishment of the church with Rev. Wamecke . He has been treasurer of the church 
for many years and also a trustee. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hein celeberated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Nov. 10th, 1932. 
He was proceeded in death by his wife, who passed away on Sept. 6th, 1940 and one daughter, 
Emma, (Mrs. Henry Schuster) who passed away on Feb. 15th, 1946, and a grandson. Glen Hein 
in Nov. of 1943 in World War II. He is survived by three daughters, Louisa, Mrs. Paul Kinn, 
of Hankinson; Laura and Wilhelmina, Mrs. Kenneth Graham, of Aberdeen, WA., Charles, Jr., of 
Chinook, MT.; Alfred of Aberdeen, WA. ; and Richard of Bemidji, MN., who has spent the past 
few months here, helping in the care of his father. 

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He also leaves eight grandchildren, Louise and Elroy Kinn of Hankinson, Mrs. Kenneth 
Norman of Racine, Lucille Ordin of Portland, OR., Elmer Hein, Kenneth, Charles and Ronald 
Graham, all of Aberdeen, WA. ; and five great grandchildren. 

Out of town relatives who attended the funeral were Dick Hein of Bemidji, MN.; Louis 
Hein of Tacoma, WA. ; Mrs, Kenneth Graham of Aberdeen^ WA.; Louise Kinn of Brainard, MN.; 
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Norman and children of Racine, WI . ; Fritz and Bill Schroeder and sons 
of Fargo, Mrs. Johanna Pelvit of Breckenridge, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Percy Reynolds and son of 
St. Paul. ********** September 16, 1948 

ALBERT STRUBEL DIED IN MINNEAPOLIS 

Word was received here of the death of Albert Strubel of Minneapolis who passed away 
there on Sept. 9th. Mr. Strubel is a former resident of the Great Bend Territory. 

He is STirvived by his wife and one adopted daughter, who reside in Minneapolis and 
two brothers, Herman of Minneapolis and Julius of Pasadena, CA. , and one half brother, Geo- 
rge, of Portland, OR. The deceased is a brother of the late Wm. Strubel of Hankinson. 

********** September 16, 1948 

SERVICES HELD FOR MEDENWALDT BABY 

Christian burial was given to Nancy Linn, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. 
Medenwald of Hankinson on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 16th. A service for the family and 
relatives was held in the Wipperman Funeral Parlors, the Rev. G. C. Michael bein in charge. 

Nancy Lynn was born Sept. 14th, at Wahpeton, dying the same evening, having received 
the sacrament of baptism in the afternoon. She leaves to mourn her early passing her parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Medenwaldt, her sisters, Verla, JoAnn, Sandra and Laura Lea, and her 
brothers Merlin, James, William and Lyle, all of Hankinson. 

********** September 23, 1948 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF MRS. SALZVJEDEL 

Mr. Wm. Salzwedel and son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Salzwedel, of Minn- 
eapolis, his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Lafler of Round Lake, IL. , and his 
daughters, Mrs. Homer Smythe, Mrs. Joe Richard and Mrs. Henry Knutson, departed for their 
homes on Friday after attending the funeral of Mrs. Wm. Salzwedel. 

Mr. and Mrs. Salzwedel were residents of this city until a few weeks ago when they 
moved to Minneapolis to make their home with their children. Mrs. Salzwedel, was quite ill 
and was taken to Minneapolis by ambulance, passed away in a hospital there and was brought 
back here for burial. While here the family stayed at the Emil Brummond, Frank Gustman and 
Fred Emde homes. ********** September 23, 1948 

GREAT BEND NEWS ... .Services were conducted Friday afternoon from the United Brethem 
Evangelical Church at Great Bend at 2 o'clock for Margaret Louise Wenzel, baby daughter of 
Rev. and Mrs. Sterling Wenzel. Rev. Martin of Fargo officiated. Services and burial were 
conducted Saturday at Langdon, ND. Death occured at 6:45 PM., Wednesday. 

Born January 26, 1948, Margaret Louise had been in ill health since her birth. But 
every thing was done for little Margaret. She was hospitalized for six weeks at a Fargo 

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hospital, later at Rochester and also at Breckenridge . She was being cared for in an oxygen 
tent at her home at the time of her death. Death was due to heart trouble. Surviving are 
her parents, a brother, Leroy and a sister, Shirley Ann, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph 
Thomas of Milbank, SD. , and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Wenzel of Langdon, ND. 

********** September 23, 1948 

LAST RITES HELD FOR CHRIST A. HORNEBER 

Christian Andrew Homeber was bom to Mr. and Mrs. George Homeber on Sept. 2, 1886 
in Freeborn County near Albert Lea, MN. For a few years his parents lived in Faribault 
County, near Kiester, MN., later moving to a farm in Roberts County where Mr. Horeber grew 
to manhood. During his life he devoted much of his time and effort to church work. He was 
organist of his church for nearly 50 years. In 1911 he was united in marriage to Emma Mis- 
telski, and moved to the farm where he spent his entire mcirried life. During this marriage 
they adopted one son, Frederick. In 1931 his wife passed away. He married Mrs. Anna Schley 
of Hankinson in 1933. 

Mr. Horneber was baptised and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Failing in health 
for nearly a year, he died at his home on September 5th. Bxirial was held from the Trinity 
Lutheran Church at Windom. Commital took place at the same cemetery. 

He leaves to moxim his passing his sorrowing wife, Anna, one son, Frederick on a farm 
near Sisseton, three step-children, Clarence Schley of Stockton, CA. , Raymond of Browns 
Valley, MN., Florence of Great Bend, three sisters, Mrs. John Wittman, of Kiester, MN . , 
Marie of Browns Valley, Mrs. Gary Brogles of Window, AZ., besides many other relatives and 

friends . 

He was preceeded in death by both of his parents, one sister, Mrs. Leonard Hattelmiller 
two brothers, Fred and John. Pallbearers were John Petrich, Edmund Schultz, Albert Leharke, 
Arthur Pistorius, Fred PistoriTis, Herbert Pistorius. 

At the service, Rev. M. F. Buenger, of Browns Valley spoke in English and Rev. Schwab 
of Sisseton in German. The choir accompanied by Clarence Nordstrom, sang two numbers "I Need 

Thee Every Hour," and "I'm But A Stranger Here." 

********** September 23, 1948 

MRS. CRKL WITT DIED AT WAHPETON 
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the Belford Lutheran Church for Mrs. 
Carl "Grandma" Witt, pioneer mother, who passed away at her home in Wahpeton on Wednesday. 
Within a month Mrs. Witt would have reached the ripe old age of 93 years. She leaves to 
mourn her passing, four daughters, Mrs. D. S. Mc Ilwain, Mrs. Lillian Keenan, I4iss Wilhelmina 
Witt of Wahpeton, Mrs. Amie Mitzel of Yakima, WA. , and one son Henry of Wahpeton. 

********* * September 30 , 1948 

EMIL BLASER DIES 
Emil Blaser of Calgary, Canada, formerly associated with the John R. Jones Co., here, 
and known to many Hankinson residents, passed away at his home in Calgary, August 25th. 

Mrs. Blaser preceeded him in death quite a few years ago. Two sons and one grand- 
daughter are left to mourn. Albert Blaser at Wilkie, Sask., Canada, and Morris Blaser 

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and little daughter, Patty at San Francisco, CA. 

********** September 30, 1948 

EMIL PEL2L BURIED FRIDAY 

Funeral services were conducted Friday morning from St. Peter and Paul's Church in 
Mantador for Emil Pelzl who died Sept. 28th. Rev. Father Miller conducted the services. 

********** September 30, 1948 

DICK RADLOFF PASSED AWAY WED. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday for Dick Radloff who passed away Wednesday 
afternoon at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge . Mr. Radloff was stricken while paint- 
ing his house on Wednesday morning and was moved to the St. Francis Hospital in the Wipper- 
man ambulance. He passed away in the afternoon. He is survived by his wife, one sister, 
Mrs. Martha Kahn and one brother, Frank Radloff. 

Services are to be held at the Evangelical and Reformed Church. 

********** September 30, 1948 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF LESTER MAACK 

Mr. and Mrs. John Hentz, Miss Isobell Kinn, and Mr. and Mrs. George Jereska attended 
the military funeral of Lester Maack held at Lidgerwood on Saturday morning. 

********** September 30, 1948 

PIONEER MOTHER LAID TO REST 

Funeral services were held Simday afternoon for Mrs. Carl (Grandma) Witt, who passed 
away at her home in Wahpeton on Wednesday, Sept. 29th, at the age of 92 years, 10 months and 
4 days. Services were conducted at the Witt home in Wahpeton 1:30, with Rev. Fry of Wahpeton 
conducting the services and at 2:30 in the St. Johns Lutheran Church in Belford, of which she 
was a member, with Rev. W. H. Cordts in charge. 

Six grandsons of the deceased were pallbearers: David Mc Ilwain of this city, Walter 
and Clifford Mc Ilwain of Wahpeton, Alfred Witt and Gordon Dibbert of Hankinson and James 
Witt of Wahpeton. Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery in Belford. 

Sophia Anna Louisa Friedricka Holm was bom Nov. 25th, 1855 at Gottham Roehel, Meck- 
lenburg, Germany, the daughter of Johann and Sophia Holm. She was baptized Dec. 9th, 1855 
and was confirmed February 13th, 1869. In 1874 she was united in marriage to Carl Witt and 
the couple came to America the same year. Eleven children were born to bless this union, 
five of whom survive . 

Upon their arrival in America, Mr. and Mrs. Witt settled in New York. In 1878 the 
family moved to Eleria, OH., and made their home there until 1880 when they moved to Dakota, 
homesteading in what is now Belford Township. Upon retiring from farming the couple spent 
some time in this city, returning to the farm where Mr. Witt passed away in 1926. In 1929 
Mrs. Witt moved to Wahpeton where she resided until her death on Wednesday. She was very 
active and was in apparent good health until a month ago when she was stricken with heart 
trouble. She was a charter member of the St.= John's church in Belford, the last of the 
charter members . 

Mrs. Witt leaves to mourn her passing, one son, Henry of Wahpeton and four daughters, 

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Rita, Mrs. D. S. Mc Ilwain; Wilhelmina and Lillian, Mrs. Robert Keenan; all of Wahpeton 
and Mrs. A. J. Mitzel of Yakima, WA. She was preceeded in death by her husband and six 
children, Ella, Charles, Mary, Louis, William and Ida. 

********** October 7, 1948 

RICHARD RADLOFF BURIED SATURDAY 

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Evangelical and Reformed Church 
for Richard Radloff, 66, who passed away on Wednesday Sept. 29th, at the St. Francis Hosp- 
ital in Breckenridge, MN. Rev. A. A. Graf was in charge of the services. G. E. Rackow, 
William Radditz, William Boldt, Edwin Buckhouse and Arthur Melcher were the pallearers. 
Interment was in the Evangelical Cemetery. 

Richard Albert Frederick Radloff, son of Bertha and Frederick Radloff, was bom Aug. 
23rd, 1882, at Wamakom, Germany. He was baptized on Sept. 10th, 1882, At the age of 7 
in 1889, he came to America, with his mother and stepfather, Frederick Knaak. The family 
settled in this community. On July 27th, 1907, he was married to Mathilda Jokobek and the 
couple made their home in Hankinson. 

They were engaged in the restauramt business operating the Star Cafe for twelve years. 
He became suddenly ill on Wednesday morning and was taken to the St. Francis Hospital in 
Breckenridge, where he passed away at 3:25 on the same day at the age of 66 years, 1 month 
and 6 days , a cerebral hemmorage being the cause of his death . 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Mathilda Radloff, one sister, Mrs. Martha 
Kahn and one brother, Frank Radloff, all of Hankinson. 

Two brothers and one sister preceeded him in death. Out of town relatives v/ho attended 
the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jokobek of Langdon, ND. ; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barina; 
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Barina, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Barina of Wahpeton and Mrs. Emil Stack 
of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. Nere Olson and Judy of Fargo and Carl Radloff of Grand Forks. 

********** October 7, 1948 

SONORA. . . .Mr. and Mrs. Frank Theede returned home Wednesday from Chicago, IL., and 
after their arrival, Mrs. Theede received word of her uncles death. They returned to Chi- 
cago again Friday evening. ********** October 7, 1948 

MANTADOR On Tuesday evening Mr. Emil Pelzl passed away at his home here at the age 

of 69 years. Mr. Pelzl was born at Heron Lake, MN., and was married to Jospehin Hedrick, 
a native of Bovaria. After their marriage the couple moved to this vicinity where they en- 
gaged in farming and later in the Implement business. At the time of his death he was retired. 

He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife and son, Clarence and Edward, of Grand Forks, 
George of near Mooreton and one daughter, Marion at home. Also three brothers, Wm. Pelzl of 
Browns Valley, MN., and Otto and Ludwig of Heron Lake, MN. 

Funeral services were held on Friday morning at 9 o'clock at the St. Peter and Paul's 
Catholic Church with Rev. Father Miller officiating at the Requiem Mass. Pallbearers were: 
John Pellman, Fred Mauch, Joe Foertsch, Peter Lambertz, I^o Puetz and Matt Reiland. Little 
Harold Pelzl of Grand Forks was Cross Bearer. 

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Interment was made in the Catholic Cemetery. The sympathy of the commimity is extend- 
ed to the sorrowing family. 

A dinner was served to the relatives and friends at noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
George Pelzl. ********** October 7, 1948 

FRED GUTZMER FUNERAL SATURDAY 

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 o'clock at the Evangelical and Reformed 
Church here, with Rev. Graf in charge, for Fred Gutzmer of Mantador who died at the St. Fran- 
cis Hospital Wednesday morning. 

Fred Gutzmer was bom Sept. 15th, 1871, in Pommerania, Germany. When 15 years of age, 
in 1886, he came to this country, settling near Stiles. He was united in marriage to Hen- 
rietta Milbrandt and ten children were bom to bless this union, eight of whom survive. His 
wife preceeded him in death. He suffered a stroke and was taken to the St. Francis Hospital 
where he passed away on Wednesday. He leaves to mourn his passing, six sons, Walter of Evan- 
dale, MN.; Walter, Robert, Edward and Luveme of Mantador and Emil of Wyndmere . Two daughters 
Mrs. August Ehrens of Barney, Mrs. Anthony Okke of Glyndon, MN., two sisters, Mrs. Pauline 
Baeck of Centralia, WA. , and Mrs. Albert Hoist of Claire City and one brother. Otto of Great 
Bend. He is also survived by 34 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. 

********** October 14, 1948 

ROBERT BAILY KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT 

Mrs. Lenore Brinkman of this city received word Thursday that her nephew, Robert Baily 
18, had been killed in an auto accident near Wilmar. Details of the accident are not known 
here but it is believed the accident was caused by a blowout. 

Funeral services will be Saturday at 9 o'clock at Blomkest. Robert is the son of Mr. 
and Mrs. E. Baily and with his parents, visited at the Brinkman home many times. 

A brother. Corporal Leland Baily was killed in action while serving with the armed 
forces in Luxenburg, Germany in World War II. 

********** October 14, 1948 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD THURS . FOR CHAS . CARMEN 

Funeral Services were held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Congregational Church 
for Charles Carmen, 78, Hankinson business man who passed away Sunday at the St. Francis Hos- 
pital in Breckenridge after an illness of several months. Rev. A. A. Graf is in charge of 
of the services. Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery, and services at the grave were conduct- 
ed by the Masonic Lodge of which he was a member. Pallbearers who are members of the Masonic 
Lodge were: L. K. Vick, Geo. Schuett, H. M. Jones, R. F. Bellin, A. H. Brown, and M. S. Aker. 
Stores will be closed during the services. 

Charles Carmen was born February 7th, 1870 in Sweden and came to America at the age of 
seventeen. He settled in Minneapolis. In 1903, Mr. and Mrs. Carmen moved to Hankinson where 
they have made their home ever since. In 1903, in company with Charles Hein, William Strubel 
and Charles Chinberg, the Hankinson Nursery was organized. Mr. Carmen was actively engaged 
in this business until the time of his death. He was in apparent good health until about 
six months ago when he began to fail. He was taken to the St. Francis Hospital in Brecken- 

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ridge, MN., almost two months ago, where he passed away on Sunday. 

Mr. Carmen was a member of the Hankinson Blue Lodge 577 A. F. and A. M. and the El 
Zagel Temple of the Shrine Lodge in Fargo. 

He leaves to mourn his passing; his sorrowing wife, his son, Ralph of Chippewa Falls, 

WI., and two grandchildren, Charles and Judy. Ralph Carmen and daughter Judy came Monday 

to attend the funeral. a. ^ ^ ^ 

********** October 21, 1948 

MRS. ROBERT RAMMING DIED HERE SUN. EVE. 

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Wipperman Funeral 
Chapel for Mrs. Robert Rainming, 84, pioneer mother who passed away Siinday night at 10:30. 
Rev. A. A. Graf was in charge of the services. Interment was in the Cemetery of the Evan- 
gelical and Reformed Church. Pallbearers were three grandsons of the deceased, Arnold, 
Raymond and Norman Wendt and three nephews, Herman and John Brummond and William Dumke . 

Emelia Krueger was bom in Pommeran, Germany, on Nov. 17th, 1864, and grew to woman- 
hood there. She was united in marriage to William Bmmmond and five children were born to 
bless this union, four of whom survive. In 1884 she came, with her husband, to the United 
States and they homesteaded on a farm west of this city. She resided there until 1921 when 
she moved to this city where she has resided ever since. Her husband passed away in 1915. 

In January of 1923, she was married to Robert Ramming of Hankinson. She was in fail- 
ing health for some time before becoming seriously ill the past week, pcissing away on Sun- 
day night. 

Mrs. Ramming is survived by her husband, and fo\ir sons: Emil and Julius Brummond of 
Cody, WY., and William Brummond of Casper, WY. A daughter. Mrs. Herman Wendt, preceeded her 
in death. She also leaves one brother, Herman Franz of this city and 31 great-grandchildren. 

********** October 21, 1948 

MRS. STOLTENOW PASSED AWAY AT GREAT BEND 
by Mrs . Akolph Ziegelmcin 

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Stoltenow were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock 
at the Evangelical United Brethern Church, Rev. Sterling Wenzel was in charge of the services, 
Mrs. Stoltenow died at her home Wednesday afternoon in Brandenburg Township, near Great Bend. 
She reached the age of 62 years . 

Martha Stoltenow (nee Heidner) was bom Nov. 24th, 1885, at Parkstan, SD. As a yoxing 
girl she came, with her parents, to the Great Bend vicinity where she since resided. She 
was married to H . A. Stoltenow, Jvily 25th, 1905. To this union seven children were born, 
six daughters and one son. The son and Mr. Stoltenow preceeded her in death. Mr. Stoltenow 
died Feb. 19th, 1942. Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Herbert Hoeft (Edna) Hankinson; 
Mrs. Milton Sedler (Ellen) Great Bend; Mrs. Oliver Sch\ilz (Bessie) Tyler; Mrs. Earl Nellermoe 
(Lola) Fargo; Mrs. Allen Milbrandt (Florence) Tyler and Bemice Stoltenow of Fargo. Also 
13 grandchildren survive. 

Three brothers, George Heidner of Wahpeton; Elmer Heidner, New Effington and Herman 
Heidner of Aberdeen, SD. , and six sisters: Mrs. Dane Wagner, Olivet, SD.; Mrs. C. A. Hay of 

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Abercronibie ; Mrs. John Korte , Watertown, SD.; Mrs. C. M Schirmer, Spokane, WA.; Mrs. C. W. 
Wolters, Abercrombie and Mrs. Joe Gallo of Minot. 

********** October 21, 1948 

MANTADOR. . . .Mrs. Thresea Thiel and daughter Judy of Hood River, OR., came the past 
week to attend the funeral services of Matt Thiele who passed away at Fergus Falls. Inter- 
ment was made here at the Catholic Cemetery on Monday morning. 

********** October 21, 1948 

RECEIVES WORD OF FATHER'S DEATH 
Roy Anderson received word Sianday of the death of his father who passed away at his 
home in Detroit, MI., on that day. He was 82 years old. 

********** October 21, 1948 

Mrs. Alice Melby, 74, of Lisbon, died in the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge on 
Monday morning. She was the mother of Elmer Melby who is married to the former Dora Witti, 
daughter of Mr and Mrs. Paul Witti of this city. 

********** October 28, 1948 

MRS. WM. MALICK DIED IN MILWAUKEE 
Word was received here on Monday of the sudden death of Mrs. Wm. Malick, of Milwaukee, 
WI . Mrs. Malick is a cousin of the Prochnows and Mrs. Leonard Kretchman of this community. 
Fiineral services will be held Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. Relatives who attended are: 
Herman Prochnow, Theodore Prochnow, Robert Sedler, Leonard Kretchmans, Mrs. Chris Homaber, 
Elsia Prochnow and Oscar Prochnow. 

Mrs. Malick had visited here every year and was again planning to come this week. 

********** . November 6, 1947 

MRS. EMMA TEHELKA PASSED AWAY 
Word was received here that Mrs. Emma Tehelka, of Salem, OR., passed away at her home. 
She was a sister of Mrs. Wm. Popp and Mrs. Wm. Strubel and well known here. 

********** • November 6, 1947 

SERVICES HELD FOR MRS. ANNA GRAWE MONDAY 

Mrs. Anna Lana Anderson Grawe , was bom on August 19th, 1860 in Omafall, Sweden. 
There she was dedicated to God in Holy Baptism and confirmed her Christian faith in Confirm- 
ation. 

At the age of fifteen years she left her home in Sweden to make her home with her sis- 
ter in Germany. At the age of eighteen years she left Germany and came to America, making 
her home in St. Paul, MN. In the year 1880, at the age of twenty, she was married to Mr. 
William Grawe. They make their home in St. Paul for ten years. Leaving St. Paul, they came 
to Hankinson where Mr. Grawe worked as Manager for the J. P. Jones Company. 

Six children were born to bless this union, two preceeded Mr. Grawe in death, one boy 
died at the age of three years and one girl at the age of two years. Mr. Grawe also preceed- 
ed her in death on May 12th, 1942. 

Mrs. Grawe passed away Thursday, Nov. 4th, in the Leonard Huss home at the age of 88 

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years. Those left to mourn are: Fred, William Grawe , Jr., Kalispell, MT., Mrs. Clara Peter- 
son, San Francisco, CA., Charles Grawe, Glenwood, MN., Arthur Grawe, Hankinson, ND. 

Five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, one brother, Swen Anderson, of Iowa, 
and a host of friends . 

Mrs. Grawe .'s funeral took place Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Emmanuel Evangel- 
ical and Reformed Church. Pallbearers were: Otto Bladow, Herman Roeder, Fred Buckhouse , Will- 
iam Radditz, Leonard Huss and August Muehler. 

********** November 11, 1948 

DIES OF SUDDEN HEART ATTACK 
Doctor George Westland, of Kindred, MN., passed away suddenly Sunday evening due to a 
sudden heart attack while driving home from Fargo. He had been a dentist for the past 20 
years in Kindred. Dr. Westland is the father of Mrs. Roy Dosch of this city. His ftineral 
will take place Thxirsday in Kindred. 

********** November 18, 1948 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Lingen, Mrs. Bozoski of Lidgerwood (mother of Mrs. Lingen) Al Boz- 
oski of Wahpeton and Mrs. Walter Liposki of Claire City, SD., attended the funeral of the 
brother of Mrs. Bozoski, Rev. John Kracek of Omaha, NE., Saturday morning. They all arrived 
back from the funeral on Monday. 

********** November 18, 1948 

FORMER HANKINSON MERCHANT PASSED AWAY AT MINNEAPOLIS 
According to a clipping received from a correspondent, one of Hankinson 's pioneer 
merchants passed away at Minneapolis last month when Isadore Kulberg, 84, of that city died 
on Oct. 24th. 

Mr, Kulberg was a pioneer Minneapolis merchant. He came to Minneapolis in 1886 and 
was owner of the Kulberg Jobbing Co., in the Kasota building. For 30 years he had operated 
a department store in Hankinson. He was one of the founders of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue 
of which he was a member. He also was a member of the Shrine in Fargo, ND. 

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca; two daughters: Mrs. Jack Magill and Mrs. J. M. 
Shapiro, all of Minneapolis; five sons, Mayer, Minneapolis; Samuel, San Mateo, CA.; David and 
Oscar, San Bruno, CA., and Monroe, Los Angeles. 

********** November 25 , 1948 

RECEIVES WORD OF MOTHER'S DEATH 

Mr. Jack Place received a telegram early Wednesday that his stepmother, Mrs. Bert Place 

passed away Tuesday evening at San Jose, CA., where she had been visiting with one of her 

children. Her body will be shipped to Deloit, KS . , where she will be buried. Mr. and .Mrs. 

Place plan to attend the funeral if the weather permits. 

********** November 25, 1948 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES 
Mrs. Joe Mongoven accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ben Herding Monday to Forman, MN., to attend 
the funeral of Mrs. Frank Bommersbach Tuesday. Mr. Bommersbach was a former resident of this 

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city. She passed away Saturday morning. 

********** November 25, 1948 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Mrs. Paul Witte departed Monday evening for Wabasha, MM., where she plans to attend 
the funeral of Mrs. Joe Witte Wednesday morning. 

********** November 25, 1948 

RECEIVED WORD OF UNCLES DEATH 
Mr. E. W. Allan received word last week of the death of his uncle, G. E. Biggs, 85, 
of Dakota City, lA. Mr. Biggs was a retired bcinker formerly at Dowery, lA. 

********** November 25, 1948 

PIONEER LADY DIES 
Edith Merrifield was born May 2nd, 1862, at Greenville, MI., the daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Allen Barnes. At the age of ten they moved to Preston, MN., where she grew to woman- 
hood. 

In the year 1905 she came to Hankinson and on Oct. 25th, 1910, she married Weston 
Merrifield. She passed away Dec. 2nd, 1948. She leaves, besides her husband, an only^ 
brother, L. J. Barnes of Roseburg, OR., and a number of nieces and nephews and a host of 
friends. ********** December 9, 1948 

MAX WIPPERMAN TO MILWAUKEE FOR FUNERAL OF DAUGHTER 
Postmaster M. R. Wipperman went to Milwaukee, WI . , this week where he attended the 
funeral of his daughter, Mrs. Justin Mc Carthy. Mrs. Mc Carthy is well known to Hankinson 
residents, having been born and raised in this community. 

In addition to her husband, stirvivors include one son, Daniel and a daughter, Maxine; 
her father, Mrs. Alva Quenau, Mrs. Charles Dickinson, Mrs. L. H. Fortunatea and Max Wipper- 
man, Jr. ********** December 9, 1948 

GREAT BEND. .. .Funeral services for J. D. Strege were held Tuesday afternoon at Lidger- 
wood, at the Lutheran Church. Rev. Renter officiated. Mr. Strege died Saturday afternoon 
at the St. Mary's Hospital in Wahpeton where he had been a patient for about two months. 

He leaves a host of relatives in this vicinity. The sympathy of his friends goes to 
the bereaved family. ********** December 9, 1948 

GABRIEL KNUDSEN DIES DEC. 4 

Gabriel Knudsen, son of Hans and Godreda Knudsen, was bom April 28th, in Sogndalen, 
Norway. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. 

When he was 18 years old, he came to the United States. For several years he worked 
in Kansas and then attended Augsburg Seminary. Later he farmed in Illinois. 

On January 26, 1898, he was married to Emma Rand, of Morris, IL. They made their home 
on a farm near Morris until 1910 when they moved, with their family, to South Dakota, set- 
tling on the farm which has been their home ever since. Here he took an active part in the 
affairs of the Brandvold Lutheran Church. He also had a keen interest in all civic and com- 
munity affairs, in many he took an active part. 

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On Saturday morning, Dec. 4th, 1948, he was stricken with a heart attack which caused 
his death at the age of 80 years, 7 months and 6 days. He was preceded in death by his wife 
Emma, on Sept. 21st, 1945, and an infant son. 

He is survived by two daughers, Gladys (Mrs. Blanchard Wix) , of Minooka, IL. and Agnes 
(Mrs. Hogen Moen) , of Lynwood, CA., and seven sons, George, Henry, Harold and Ray, of this 
vicinity, Elmer of Claire City, Howard, of Doran, MN., and Russell of Fergus Falls, MN. He 
also leaves one sister, Mrs. Nels Mong of Edison, WA, 26 grandchildren and one great-grand- 
daughter. ********** December 16, 1948 

SENTENCE AWAITS PUSCH SATURDAY 

After about 11 hours of deliberation, a Richland County District Court Jury reported 
at 10:20 PM. , Sat\irday, announcing their decision that August L. Pusch is guilty of first 
degree murder for the poison slaying of his wife. 

State law provides a life sentence with no alternative and the jury verdict specified 
"punishment at imprisonment in the penitentiary for life." 

Only about fifty persons were in the coxirtroom at the time of the jury's return, a 
contrast with the crowds that jammed out into the corridors dviring the lurid testimony of 
and about Lydia Witt, who told she had bought strychnine and helped Pusch pack it into cap- 
sules which were supposed to be vitamin pills . 

The state charged that Pusch had given one of the pills to his wife and that it had 
killed her. 

Vernon Johnson, attorney for Pusch asked that sentence be delayed one week as his 
associate council, Roger Dell, was to have been in another court Monday. Vernon Forbes, 
Richland County's State's Attorney, said he had no objection to the delay in sentencing. 

Judge W. H. Hutchinson announced Monday that he has set the time for sentencing at 
10 AM., Saturday Dec. 18th. At the same time a trial date will be set for Mrs. Lydia Witt, 
who also faces a first degree murder charge. 

Mrs. Witt turned state's evidence dioring the Pusch trial. 

********** • December 16, 1948 

MRS. ECHO MC CARTHY DIED DEC. 5th 

Mrs. Echo Mc-Carthy, 50, of Milwaukee, a private nurse for more than 20 years, died 
Sunday, Dec. 5th. She had suffered a heart attack three days earlier. Mrs. Mc Carthy was 
born in Wahpeton, ND., and came to Milwaukee in 1919. She also attended the local school 
in Hankinson and was a graduate of the Hankinson High School. She was graduated from the 
Mount Sinai School of Nursing in 1922 and for three years was a nurse for the Nunn-Bush 
Shoe Co. She has been a private nurse since 1925. 

She was a member of the Nettie Y. Kenny Chapter 268, of the Eastern Star. She also 
was a member of Accension Lutheran Church and of the Alumni Association of Mount Sinai 
School of Nursing. 

Surviving are her husband, Justin; a son, Daniel; a daughter, Maxine, all of Milwaukee; 
her father, M. A. Wipperman of Hankinson; a brother. Max, Jr., of Hankinson; three sisters, 
Mrs. Alva Queneau of Puerto Rico, Mrs. Elinor Dickerson of California and .Mrs. Maxine Fort- 

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unato of Charleston, SD. 

Services were held at 2:30 PM. , Tuesday at the Ritter Funeral Home, 5310 W. North 
Ave. Burial was in Wanderer's Rest Cemetery. The body was at the funeral home Monday 
evening and Tuesday morning. ********** December 16, 1948 

Word has been received here of the death of Frank Heltgen of Milbank, SD. , on Oct. 25th, 
He died of after effects of a fall although he had been failing in health for some time. Mr. 
Heltgen will be remembered as an old time resident of Hankinson, having worked as an employee 
at the Wipperman Company some 40 years ago. His wife and son Charles, who reside at Milbank 
survive him. ********** December 23, 1948 

SERVICES FOR ELLA KNAAK HELD WED. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Knaak were held at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hank- 
inson on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 29th, the Rev. G. C. Michael being in charge of the ser- 
vice. Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery at Hankinson. A service for the family had been 
held previously by the Rev. 0. G. Schupmann, pastor of the Iirananuel Lutheran Church in Minn- 
eapolis. Mrs. Knaak had died in Minneapolis on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th, after a lingering 
illness . 

Ella Knaak, nee Krueger, was born Feb. 18th, 1880, the daughter of Michael Krueger and 
Ernestine Sawall at Iron Ridge, WI . During her early childhood the parents moved to Rich- 
land County in the Hankinson neighborhood. She was confirmed by the Rev. T. Hinck . 

In the year 1900 she was married to Wm. Knaak, the ceremony being read by the Rev. R. 
Hilgendorf. This union was blessed with three daughters and two sons. Two of the children, 
Ethel, at the age of 3 years and Herbert, at the age of four weeks preceded the mother in 
death. Her husband passed away in 1936. The Knaaks had made their home on a farm four miles 
west of Hankinson. During the past years, Mrs. Knaak made her home with her children, spend- 
ing some of the time in the Twin Cities and the rest in Hankinson. 

Her death is mourned by her son Theodore of Minneapolis, her daughter. Myrtle, Mrs. 
Arnold Roeder, of Minneapolis, her daughter, Gladys, Mrs. Peter P. Krump, of Hankinson, her 
sister, Mrs. A. W. Medenwaldt, of Hankinson, her sister, Mrs. H. S. Chapin, of Minneapolis, 
her brother, William of Fergus Falls, as well as by her niece, Mrs. Al . Mc Sherry, whom she 
raised when her parents left her orphaned. Mrs. Knaak is also survived by eight grandchild- 
ren. She attained the age of 68 years, 10 months and 6 days. 

********** December 30, 1948 

SERVICES FOR MRS. ELIZABETH MOUER WERE DEC. 29th 

Funeral services were held Dec. 29th at St. Philip's Church for Mrs. Elizabeth Mouer 
who died Dec. 26th, at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge . She had been confined to 
the hospital for two weeks as a result of a broken hip suffered when she fell in her home 
here. She was 82 years old at the time of her death. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in 
charge of the arrangements and interment was at the Calvary Cemetery. 

Mrs. Mauer was born in Bruchenthal, Austria, on May 15th, 1866, where she grew to woman- 
hoood and was married. She and her husband immigrated from there to Hankinson in 1902 where 

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she has made her home since. 

She is survived by two sons and two daughters: Mrs. Mike Scheller of this city, Mrs. 
Mary Grinmabo of St. Paul; John and Latsco of St. Paul; also by 30 grandchildren and 38 
great-grandchildren . 

She was preceeded in death by her husband, Bernard and four children, Margaret, at the 
age of four, Kathryn Mae Galium of St. Paul, Peter of this city and Frank of Los Angeles, CA. 

Pallbearers were six of her grandsons. Rev. Father Raymond Scheller, also her grand- 
son, officiated at the services. Charles and Dennis Scheller, also grandsons, were the 
Altar boys. ********** December 30, 1948 

DR. WM. KOLBE FUNERAL TO BE FRIDAY DEC. 31. 

Dr. Wm. Kolbe of Fairmount, passed away suddenly in a hotel room at Salt Lake City, 
Utah, according to word received here this week. Dr. Kolbe had been enroute to California 
and had stopped over in the Utah capitol, letting his children proceed on to the coast. 

He was well known all through this part of the northwest, having established a health 
sanatori\ira in Fairmount a number of years ago. 

According to incomplete details that are available here, he was found slumped over in 
his room at the hotel and death was attributed to a heart attack. He was 56 years old. 
Funeral services will be held Friday Dec. 31st from the First English Lutheran Church. 

********** December 30, 1948 

GREAT BEND. ...Mrs. Elroy Stein received word that her uncle John Mahler of Fond du 
Lac, WI, passed away Christmas Eve. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Fond 
du Lac. His brother Carl was the only one left of the family to attend. 

********** December 30, 1948 



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HENRY WIPPERMAN PASSES AWAY DEC. 31st 
Word was received here the first of the week that Henry Wipperman, former Hankinson 
business man, passed away at Arlington, VA. , on Tuesday, January 4th. 

Funeral services will be held Friday at Arlington, where Mr. Wipperman had made his 
home with his daughter for the past several years. 

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Hankinson and a member of the Woodmen of Amer- 
ica Lodge. His wife preceeded him in death. 

********** January 6, 1949 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. AADLAND AT HAMMER 
Funeral services were held early this woeekfor Mrs. Andrew Aadland at the Eringen- 
stad Church north of Hammer, SD. Rev. Knudsen was in charge. Mrs. Aadland, who was 83 years 
old, passed away on Friday December 31st. 

********** January 6, 1949 

GREAT BEND .Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hietke, Mrs. Ella Miller, Mr. Ed Schultz and Mrs. 

Johan Wentland, all of Paynesville, MN., came Sunday evening and visited with Mr. and Mrs. 
Ed Loll, Sr., and on Monday they went to Enderlin, ND., to attend the funeral of Mrs. Fred 
Bleese, a relative. Mr. Arlie Schultz, Rev. Wenzel and Miss Luella Loll also went to the 
funeral of Mrs. Bleese. They all returned to Great Bend the same evening. 

********** January 6 , 1949 

SERVICES FOR STACK INFANT HELD WED. 
Funeral services for Richard Stack, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Stack, were held 
Wednesday afternoon from the St. John's Lutheran Church with Rev. W. H. Cordts officiating. 

The child, born April 5th, 1948, passed away at the St. Francis Hospital on Sunday, 
Jan. 9th, 1949. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. 

********** January 13, 1949 

MRS. PEDERSON DIED SUNDAY JAN. 9th 
Mrs. Sena Pederson, 71, pioneer of New Effington, SD. , died Sunday morning at the St. 
Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , MN., as the resiolt of the accidental discharge of a gun 
at her home ten miles south of Hankinson, Thursday afternoon. 

Mrs. Pederson, who was born in Denmark, was preceeded in death by her husband, Hans 
Pederson in 1938. She leaves to mourn her passing, her sons: Arnie, who lives in New Eff- 
ington, SD., Marvin and Steffen at home and Chris, who with hi.s wife, live in Alameda, CA., 
and one daughter: Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Jensen of New Effington, one brother: 82 year old 
Hans Sorenson who lives south of New Effington. 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon from the Bethany Church at New 
Effington and burial will be in the Tyson Cemetery, south of Hankinson. 

********** January 13, 1949 

FIVE PIONEER RESIDENTS PASSED AWAY IN WEEK 
Along with inclement weather came an unprecedented number of deaths in the Hankinson 
area this week. The ranks of the pioneer suffered a heavy loss when five of our oldest 

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residents were laid to rest in the several cemeteries surrounding Hankinson. 

GEPHARD WIRTZ PASSED AWAY SUNDAY 

Gerhard Wirtz, a pioneer resident of this city, passed away at the St. Francis Hospital 
in Breckenridge, MN., on Saturday, Jan. 15th. His three daughters, Ida Wirtz, Mrs. Richard 
Hartleben and Mrs. Ed Smith, rushed to his bedside but he passed away before they arrived. 
He had been in failing health for quite some time, but was not seriously ill until four weeks 
preceding his death, when he was hospitalized for the first time. 

Mr. Wirtz observed his eightieth birthday last fall having been bom on Nov. 19, 1868. 
He emigrated to the United States in 1893 when he was twenty-five years old. He was employed 
in Minneapolis for a short time and then came to North Dakota where he obtained a homestead 
in La Mars Township. 

On June 11, 1901 he was married to Sophia Zeimantz, of Millerville, MN. They made 
their home on the farm until 1912 when they chose Hankinson as a suitable place to settle 
for both church and educational facilities . 

Mr. Wirtz, known by everyone as George, had been employed by the city for mnay years 
as street commissioner, chief of police and weighmaster. He retired about ten years ago and 
confined his time to his home. He was a good christian, a devoted husband and a loving 
father. His passing is mourned by his aged wife, children, one brother, Michael and a host 
of friends . 

Pallbearers were: Frank Althoff, Henry Erb, Frank Gerezek, John Lee, William Vedder 
and Mike Wawers . Services were held in the St. Philip's Church with Rev. Father Bierens 
officiating and interment was in Calvary Cemetery on Tuesday. 

********** January 20, 1949 

JACOB BORN LAID TO REST MONDAY, JANUARY 17 

Funeral services for Jacob Bom were held on Monday, January 17th, in St. Philip's 

Church. Jacob was born on October 28th, 1864. He passed away in the St. Mary's Hospital 

in Wahpeton, ND., on Thxirsday evening at 6 o'clock, where he had been for the past five years. 

He was 85 years old and leaves to mourn his passing-: his wife and two sons, Joseph 

and Matt Bom, all of Hankinson 

********** January 20 , 1949 

SERVICES FOR GEORGE STRUBEL WERE THURSDAY MORNING 
George Strubel, old time resident of the Hankinson community, who passed away at Cent- 
ralia, WA., Jan. 13th, was buried at the Church Cemetery at Great Bend Thursday morning at 
11 AM. 

Services were held at the Wipperman Funeral Home with Rev. Wenzel officiating. The 
Strubel family moved to the west coast two years ago. Two daughters, both of whom live on 

the west coast, survive. 

********** January 20, 1949 

SERVICES FOR -AUGUST KUEHL HELD THURSDAY, JAN. 20th 

Funeral services were held Thursday, January 20th, at the Evangelical and Reformed 

Church for August Kuehl, Sr., who passed away Monday January 17th, at 2:25 o'clock PM. 

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Rev. A. A. Graf was in charge of the services and burial was at the Emmanual Church Cemetery. 

August Kuehl, Sr., was born in Pommeran, Germany, Feb. 12th, 1862, where he grew to 
manhood. He was married to Anna Stark and to this union 8 children were born. He was bap- 
tized and confirmed while still living in Germany. In 1887 he migrated, with his family, to 
America and settled in Watertown, MN., where he lived for two years. In 1889 he came to 
North Dakota and settled on a homestead S^s miles south of Hankinson . He farmed here until 
1921 when he moved into the city of Hankinson. Here he lived until 1941 when his wife passed 
away. He then made his home with his son August and also with his daughter Mattie in Breck- 
enridge. He was a charter member of the Emmaneul Evangelical and Reformed Church and was 
honored as an honorary member. 

Surviving are his sons: August, Gustav, Otto, all of Hankinson: Albert of So. St. Paul, 
MM.; daughters: Mrs. Ann Berndt and Mrs. Agnes Quail of Minneapolis, MN. He also has 15 grsind- 
children and 5 great grandchildren. 

Mr. Kuehl had been totally blind for the last eight years. In November of last year he 
started ailing and his condition became steadily worse until the time of his death last Monday. 

********** January 20, 1949 

CHAS. HANSEN FUNERAL TO BE FRIDAY AT 2 O'CLOCK 

Charles Hansen, recently employed at the Hankinson Co-Operative Creamery and who would 
have been 81 years old on April 5th, 1949, passed away at the Kent Hospital here Jan. 17th 
following a lingering illness. 

Funeral services will be held from the Wipperman Funeral Home at 2 PM Friday, Jan. 21st, 
with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating. Interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery here. The 
American Legion will be in charge of the services. 

Chas . Hansen was a veteran of the Spanish American War, having enlistecf at Fort Mc Coy 
in 1898. He was discharged in 1901. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Anna Issackson, of 
Madison, WI. ********** January 20, 1949 

SENA PEDERSAN LAID TO REST THURSDAY 

Final tribute was paid Thursday afternoon to Mrs. Sena Pederson, 70 years old pioneer 
of Richland Cwunty. Funeral services were held at the funeral home for the family and friends, 
and then at the Bethany Lutheran Church of New Effington, SD. Rev. Knutsen officiated and 
music for both services was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Art Munson, of New Effington, who sang 
two vocal duets, "Good Night, Good Morning," and "In the Garden." Also singing vocal duets 
at the church services were the Misses Mona Palm and Lillian Larson. Miss Palm acted as org- 
anist at the services and accompanied the vocal selections. 

OBITUARY 

Mrs. Sena Pedersan, nee Sorenson, was bom in Egense, Denmark, March 29th, 1879, the 
daughter of Peter and Karen Sorenson. Here she was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran 
faith and grew up to young womanhood. 

At the age of 21 she came to Roberts County where she lived with and helped her brother 
Soren C. Sorenson, develop the land he had homesteaded. In the year 1904 she was married to 
Hans Peter Pedersen, the ceremony being read by the Rev. K. N. Rudie , the then Lutheran pastor 

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of Sisseton and siirrounding comnunities . This union was blessed with two daughters and five 
sons. Their first child, a girl, died at birth, and Percy, a son, at the age of 11 years. 
Her husband preceeded her in death, going to his reward in 1934. 

The Pederson's had made their home on a farm in Richland County, ND. , 10 miles south 
of Hankinson. 

She leaves to mourn her passing one daughter, Dorothy, Mrs. Oscar Jensen, and four sons, 
Chris of San Luis Obispo, CA., and Amie, Marvin and Steffen, all of New Effington; one bro- 
thers, S. C. Sorenson, of Sisseton, SD., and one sister, Mrs. Dorothea Evenson of Mou, Den- 
mark. She passed away Siinday evening January 9th, 1949 at the Breckenridge Hospital. 

Funeral services were conducted from the Bethany Lutheran Church, New Effington, Thurs- 
day afternoon, Jan. 13th, with Rev. T. C. Knutson in charge. Pallbearers were: Christ Sunde, 
Halvor Sunde, Christ Berg, Einor Berg, Theodore Swanson and Albert Swanson. Interment was 
in the Tyson Cemetery, Richland County, ND. 

********** January 20, 1949 

GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mr. Chas . Loll and Mr. Otto Gutzmer left Friday afternoon for Yakima, 
WA., to attend the funeral of Mrs. Alma. Hammermeister, which was held on Monday. Mrs. Hammer- 
meister is a sister of Mr. Ed Loll, Sr. , and Mrs. Otto Gutzmer. 

********** January 20, 1949 

INFANT DAUGHTER PASSED AWAY SUNDAY 

Patricia Rose Wendt, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wendt of this city, was 
born January 19th in the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN., and passed away Sunday 
evening, January 30th, in the University Hospital in Minneapolis. 

Rev. Graf was in charge of burial services which were conducted from the Wipperman 
Fimeral Home. The infant was buried in the Evangelical and Reformed Lutheran Cemetery. 

Patricia Rose wore a small gold cross given to her by her aunt, Mrs. Emil Wahl, whom 
she was named after. ********** February 3, 1949 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF FORMER RESIDENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kath left Tuesday for Mound, MN . , to attend the f\aneral of William 
Kritzel. Mr. Kritzel was a former resident of Hankinson. He died Sunday and his funeral 
took place Wednesday. ********** February 3, 1949 

GREAT BEND NEWS On Jan. 27th, Mrs. Wilhelmina Steffens (nee Neitzel) suffered a 

stroke and was rushed to the St. Mary's Hospital in Wahpeton, where she passed away at 11:45 
PM. At the time of her stroke she was on her way home from Breckenridge after a visit with 
relatives . 

Mrs. Steffens was bom October 19th, 1867 in Pommeran, Germany. She was baptized and 
confirmed in the Lutheran faith. On March 30th, 1887, she was \:inited in marriage to Chas. 
Fischer at the St. John's Chiirch and moved to Summit Township, where they made their home on 
a farm. Her husband passed away December 14th, 1901. 

On Jvme 8th, 1909, she married John Steffens. To this union one son was bom. Mr. 
Steffens died on April 18th, 1919. 

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Funeral services were conducted Monday at 1 PM, , from the Schmitt and Olson Funeral 
Home and at 2 PM. , from the Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Bend. Rev. Fry and Rev. Reng- 
storf officiating. 

Pallbearers were: Robert Krause, Jr., Herbert Johnson, Donald Neitzel, Vernon Hedtke, 
Harlan Steffens and Elmar Steffens. 

She leaves to mourn her passing, 10 step-children, Henry, Albert, Ed and Mrs. George 
Hedtke, all of Fairmoiant, Mrs. Robert Trittin of Hankinson, John of White Bear, MN., Fred of 
Heckly, MN., Mrs. Elmer Plageman, Lockwood, Canada, Mrs. John Bremer of Lake City, MN. Also 
39 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren, one brother, William Neitzel and two sisters, 
Mrs. Emilia Koppelman of Moore ton and Mrs. Anna Witt, of Wahpeton. 

Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery. The deepest sympathy of the community goes to 
the bereaved family. ********** February 3, 1949 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF MRS. ARNE PEDERSEN AT OAKES 

Mr. and Mrs. Axel Pedersen attended the funeral of the former's mother, Mrs. Ame 
Pedersen, which was held at Oakes, ND. , last Friday. 

Mrs. Ame Pedersen, who came to this country in 1883, was one of the original pioneers 
coming across the plains in a covered wagon. She would have been 83 years old in April. 

********** February 10, 1949 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 

Mr. F. 0. Healy left Sunday evening for Mapleton, MN., to attend the funeral of Mrs. 
Oscar Healy. Mrs. Oscar Healy is the mother of Mr. Harold Healy, President of the Lincoln 
State Bank of Hankinson. ********** February 10, 1949 

RETURN FROM FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pribbernow returned home from Cokato, MN., where they attended the 
funeral of their son-in-law, Ed Bimtzen. The funeral was held last Sunday. Ed Bimtzen was 
well known in Hankinson. He was employed by the Otter Tail Co., for 28 years. 

********** February 10, 1949 

RECEIVED WORD OF DEATH OF ANDREW SCHELLER AT SAN DIEGO 

Word was received here Wednesday morning of the death of Andrew Scheller at the Naval 
Base at San Diego,' CA. No details on the cause of death have been released. 

Funeral services and interment will be at Hankinson at a time and place to be set later. 
Scheller, who was 19 years old, and who had enlisted in the Navy two years ago, visited here 
with his sisters Evangeline and Joan Scheller last December. His mother resides at Wishek, 
ND. ********** February 10, 1949 

PAUL BARFKNECHT DIES IN WISCONSIN 

Word was received here recently of the death of Paul Barfknecht who passed away on 
Tuesday morning, Feb. 15th at 11:00 AM at his home at Reinlander, WI . , after a lingering 
illness of many months . 

Funeral services were held Thursday morning at Stanley, WI . Mr. Barfknecht will be 
remembered as a former resident of Hankinson having worked as an operator on the Soo Line 
Railroad here for many years. He left here about ten years ago, ill health making it 

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necessary for him to retire from his duties on the railroad. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, who resides at Reinlander, a son and two 
step-children. ********** February 17, 1949 

SERVICES HELD FOR ANDREW SCHELLER 

Funeral services were held on Thursday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Philip's Church 
Hankinson, for Andrew Scheller, 19, who died at San Diego, CA., the end of the week. 

He was the son of Mrs. Amelia Scheller of Wishek, and was born June 15th, 1929. He 
was a Fireman First Class in the U. S. Navy, stationed at the San Diego Naval Base. Death 
was due to a ruptured spleen. 

Surviving are his mother and six sisters; Evajigeline and Joan, Mrs. Roy Brunmond, of 
Hankinson: Frances of Los Angeles and Katherine and Georgiana of Wishek; a brother, Tony, 
also of Wishek. ********** February 17, 1949 

FUNERAL RITES FOR JOSEPH RYAN CHILLSON, JR. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday February 16th, at the Branvold Lutheran Church 
near Victor for Joseph Ryan Chillson, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Chillson of near New 
Effington, who died Saturday Feb. 12th, at the Community Hospital in Sisseton. 

The lad was taken suddenly ill Friday evening and was rushed to the hospital where he 
died early Satiirday morning. Services were held at his home near New Effington and also at 
the Lutheran Church near Victor, with Rev. Jeffery in charge of the services. Burial was 
at the Victor cemetery. 

He is svirvived by his parents, two sisters and three brothers. The Chillson family 
were former residents of Elma Township near Hankinson for many years. 

********** February 17, 1949 

SERVICES FOR FEED WORNER HELD TUES . 

Funeral services were held Tuesday Feb. 15th, at 2 PM at the Emmanuel Evangelical 
and Reformed Church for Fred Womer who died at 3:05 PM on Saturday, Feb. 12th, at the 
home of his son Harry Womer here after a lingering illness of many months . 

Fred Womer was bom Feb. 16th, 1863 at Kewaskum, WI . , and in August of 1874 the fam- 
ily moved to Dakota Territory which is now Richland County. There they were among the first 
17 families west of the Bois De Souix River in the territory which is now Great Bend. 

On October 28th, 1887, he was married to Anna Bohn, who preceeded him in death on 
May 17th, 1936. There were five children born to this union. Mrs. Nora Kelsey of Billings, 
MT., Mrs. W. C. Thornton, of Minneapolis and Harry Womer of this city and 2 children who 
preceeded him in death:; 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. He was in the lumber 
and machinery business here for many years and later was in the garage and road building 
business. He was a charter member of the Hankinson Volunteer Fire Department of which he 
was the first chief. He was also part of three generations belonging to the Fire Department. 
He was an active member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church of Hankinson, having been 
a member for mciny years . 

Burial was in the Emmanuel Church Cemetery with Rev. A. A. Graf officiating, at the 
services. ********** February 17, 1949 

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INFANT DORAN BABY PASSES AWAY 

Funeral services were held Thursday Feb. 17th, at the Emmanuel Evangelical and Ref- 
ormed Chiirch for James Arthur Doran, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James Doran who passed away 
at Ely, MN., after a brief illness. He was bom Oct. 5th, 1948, and passed away Feb. 13th, 
1949. 

Left to mourn his passing are his parents, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hart- 
leben and Mrs. Pearl Doran and great-grandparents, Mrs. Robert Hartleben and Mrs. Anna Wall- 
ock and a number of uncles and aunts. 

Burial was at the Evangelical Church Cemetery with Rev. A. A. Graf in charge of the 
services. ********** February 17, 1949 

MANTADOR. . . .A large number of folks from here attended the funeral services for Frank 

Mauch held at Wahpeton on Saturday. 

********** February 17, 1949 

ROBERT WEINKAUF, 76, PASSED AWAY FEB. 19th 

Funeral services were held Tuesday Feb. 22nd, for Robert Friedrich Wilhelm Weinkauf , 
who passed away on Feb. 19th, 1949, at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge at the age 
of 76 years , 5 months and 17 days . 

Robert Friedrich Wilhelm Weinkauf was born August 2nd, 1872, at Debenke , Kreis Virsitz, 
Regierungs Bezirk, Bombert, Province Posen, Germany. 

He came to America at the age of 12 years . In October of 1892 , he took up a homestead 
in Roberts County, SD. He was married to Mary Jahr by Rev. H. C. Dallman of the Emmanuel 
Church on April 15th, 1896. They lived on their farm in Roberts County for 42 years after 
which they moved to New Effington and in September of 1945 to Hankinson. They had been 
married 52 years. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and five children; Mrs. Clara Holzhauer, Fra- 
zee, MN., Fred Weinkauf , Sisseton, SD.; Mrs. Mollie Scheller, Wadena, MN.; Mrs. Bertha 
Kutter, Hankinson and Mrs. Emma Gabbert, Hastings, MN.; also 2 brothers. Otto Weinkauf, 
Shade Hill SD.; F. W. Weinkauf, New Effington; 2 sisters,- Mrs. Martha Janke, Detroit Lakes; 
and Mrs. Annie Wetzig, LeSeuer, MN., and many other relatives and a host of friends. Two 
children, Annie and Edward and one brother, August, preceeded him in death. 

Funeral services were held Feb. 22nd with services at 1:45 at the home and 2 PM. , at 
the Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church and at 4 PM. , at St. Paul's Chiirch at Hammer, 
SD. Interment was in the St. Pauls Cemetery near Hammer. Rev. A. A. Graf officiated at 
the services. ********** February 24, 1949 

SERVICES FOR PFC WESLEY JOHNSON SUNDAY 

The New Effington post of the American Legion will be in charge of services for PFC 
Wesley J. Johnson, who lost his life at Okinawa on May 26th, 1945. 

The remains are being shipped under military escort and the funeral services will be 
held from the New Effington School Auditorium on Sunday Feb. 27th, at 1:30 PM. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home of Hankinson is in charge of arrangements. Interment will 
be in the Sisseton Cemetery. ********** February 24, 1949 

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Mr. and MRs . S. J. Backer attended the funeral of Mrs. Paiil Kath, Sunday at Wheaton, 
MN. The Backers and Kaths became acquainted during the blizzard of Feb. 5th, 1947. Mr. 
Kath found Mr. and Mrs. Backer in their stalled car and invited them to take refuge at his 
farm home. The Backers remained at the Kath home from Tuesday until Friday. A warm friend- 
ship developed from this chance meeting. Mrs. Kath leaves to mourn her early passing, her 
husband and one daughter. ********** February 24, 1949 

OBITUARY OF ANDREW C. SCHELLER 

Andrew (Andy) Clarence Scheller was bom in Wishek, ND. , June 15th, 1929, the son of 
Mrs. Amelia Scheller of that city. He spent his entire life at Wishek. After finishing 
school he entered the U. S. Navy where he served two years and three months as First Class 
Fireman. During that time he spent several months overseas, in 1948, stationed at Tokyo, 
Japan. 

"Andy" passed away on Tuesday Feb. 8th, in the U. S. Naval Hospital at San Diego, CA., 
at the age of 19 years, 7 months and 24 days. His death was caused by a ruptured traumatic 
spleen, which occured accidently from a fall while on duty. 

He was aboard the U. S. S. Dixie, which was preparing to leave for China, the follow- 
ing week. The body was forwarded to Hankinson, accompanied by his buddy. Ken Beadle. 

Funeral services were held in the St. Philip's Church on Thursday morning, Feb. 17th. 
Rev. Father Bierens officiating at the Requiem High Mass. Music was rendered by the St. 
Cecilia Choir of the St. Francis Academy, directed by Father Smally. 

Military honors were conducted by the American Legion of Hankinson. Honorary pall- 
bearers were: Jackie LaQua, Gene Hogeman, Herbert Place, John Portner, Jerry Sahli and 
Veimon Marohl. His final resting place is in the Calvary Cemetery beside his beloved father 
and brother, Gordon, who preceeded him in death, both in the year of 1943. 

Surviving relatives are his mother, his brother Anthony and six sisters, Mrs. Margaret 
Brummond, Evangeline and Joan of Hankinosn, Frances of Los Angeles, CA. , and Kathryn and 
Georgianna of Wishek, ND. , besides many friends and relatives. 

********** February 24, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT BURIED HERE 

Mrs. Joseph ' Jahn , former resident of this vicinity passed away Tuesday at her home 
near Lidgerwood. Fmeral services were conducted Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at St. 
Boniface Church in Lidgerwood with Rev. Father O'Connell officiating. Burial was in Calv- 
ary Cemtery here . 

She leaves to mourn her passing six daughters and two sons. Mrs. Jahn was a resident 
of this vicinity many years moving to the Lidgerwood vicinity a number of years ago. She 

was 78 years old at the time of her passing. 

********** March 3, 1949 

MRS. ANNA ECKSTROM PASSES AWAY 
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 PM. , at the Swedish Lutheran Church 
at New Effington for Mrs. Anna Eckstrom who passed away Thursday morning at her home south 
of New Effington. Rev. Berquist officiated at the services. 

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Mrs. Eckstrom is survived by one son and three daughters. Her hvisband and his father 
lost their lives when they were retiiming fom Sweden on the Titanic. 

********** March 10, 1949 

FORT-IER RESIDENT DIES SUNDAY EVENING 

Word was received here Sunday evening of the death of Mrs. Henry Boelke of Wahpeton, 
who passed away that evening at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , following a long 
illness . 

Funeral services will be held in Wahpeton on Thursday afternoon at the Lutheran Church. 
Mrs. Boelke is survived by her husband and one daugher, Betty, of Wahpeton. 

Mrs. Hoist of this city, a sister-in-law of Mrs. Boelke attended the funeral. Mrs. Boe- 
lke, who has been in failing health for the past few years and was a patient at the St. Fran- 
cis Hospital for the past nine months, was a former resident of this city. The family moved 



to Wahpeton about four years ago. ********** 



March 17, 1949 



Mr. Ed Stein, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Quam of Hankinson, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Smith of 
Lidgerwood and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Spethman of New Effington, attended the grave side bur- 
ial services at Fort Snelling Cemetery for Pvt. Allen Stein who was killed in action on Oki- 
nawa. Services were held on March 2nd. 

********** March 17, 1949 

PIONEER MOTHER CALLED BY DEATH 

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon for Mrs. Anna Rathgeber, 77, long time 
resident of this city, who passed away early Tuesday morning, at her home here. Rev. A. A. 
Graf will conduct the services at the Wipperman Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hillside 
Cemetery . 

Anna Gronek was bom on April 26th, 1871, in Stettin, Germany, where she resided until 
she was twelve years old. She came to America with her parents and the family settled on a 
farm south of here. She grew to womanhood here and was united in marriage to John Rathgerber 
in Breckenridge. The couple resided in Breckenridge for .a number of years and then moved to 
Hankinson where Mr. Rathgeber worked as a carpenter. Nine children were bom to bless this 
union, seven of whom survive. 

Mrs. Rathgeber, a pioneer mother, endured the trials and hardships of early days. 
She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Gus Winefeldt of this city, Mrs. Oscar Mattson, of 
Hoffman, MN . , Louise Balwin, of Milwaukee, Mrs. Julia Graham of La Peer, MI., Mrs. Laura 
Zimmer, Chicago and Walter of this city. Four brothers, August and Robert of Hankinson and 
John and Albert of Lidgerwood. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She was preceeded in death by her husband who passed away in 1925 and two sons, John 
who died at the age of 5 and Fred, who passed away a number of years ago. 

********** March 24, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT OF HANKINSON DIES IN CITIES 

Mr. T. W. Robey received word that his stepson, John Milton Cox, 42, passed away Fri- 
day noon, March 18th, in a St. Paul Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past sev- 

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eral weeks. Funeral services were held in Hudson, WI . , Monday morning, March 21st. His 
parents and one brother, Harold preceeded him in death. Surviving are his wife, Lois, one 
brother, Howard Cox, of Hudson, and one sister, Mrs. Avanell Pearce of St. Paul. John was 
a former Hankinson resident and very well known there. 

********** March 24, 1949 

SERVICES FOR JOHN COX AT ST. PAUL 

John M. Cox. 41, co-manager of the Hotel Hudson in Hudson, WI . , since December, died 
suddenly at the St. John's Hospital in St. Paul, at 9:45 AM., Friday, March 18th, after a 
six weeks illness. Death was due to a heart ailment. 

Though having been in ailing health for the past several years, Mr. Cox became serious- 
ly ill six weeks ago and had been receiving treatment at the St. John's Hospital for the past 
four weeks. According to reports he had been making a satisfactory recovery for the last 
several days and then on Friday he passed away very suddenly. 

He was bom in Hankinson on Nov. 21st, 1907, and attended a grade and high school 
here. During his high school years he was an active participant in all types of athletics 
such as boxing, basketball and football. 

After learning the barber trade he worked with is step- father, T. W. Robey in his shop 
here for several years until he moved to Minneapolis in the early thirties where he barbered 
for several years at the Nicollet Hotel. 

In 1934, he moved to Hudson, WI . , and associated himself with William Kottke and then 
in 1938 he and Edward Christoph became partners in the Christoph Barber Shop. In 1941 he 
bought out Christoph 's interest in the business and operated the shop imtil January of this 
year when he sold it to his brother, Howard Cox. For a time prior to this he and his brother 
were in partnership. 

He was married in Hudson on November 16th, 1938, to Miss Lois Kelmyr. On Dec. 16th, 
1948, he and his wife became part owners of the Hotel Hudson, when the building and business 
was sold and they were made co-managers of the hotel at that time. Mr. Cox had been assist- 
ant manager of the hotel for a number of years. 

Funeral services for Mr. Cox were held from St. Patrick's Church on Monday morning at 
9 AM with the Msgr. John M. Owens officiating. Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery. Pall- 
bearers were James F. Bannon, Joseph Hainmill, Robert O'Rourke, Joseph Dorgan, Russell Nygard 
and Adolph Holden . 

Arrangements were in charge of the Trieb-Paulson Mortuary. The Rosary was said at the 
funeral chapel on Sunday evening at 8 PM. , by Msgr. Owens. 

Besides his wife, he is survived by one brother, Howard, of Hudson, a sister, Mrs. 
Thomas Pearce, St. Paul and his step- father, T. W. Robey of Hankinson and three nieces and 
one nephew . 

Relatives who were present for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. L. Cox, Mr. and Mrs. 

Ralph Cox and Mrs. Frank Cox, all of Wyoming, IL.; Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Robey and W. Merrifield 

of Hankinson and Thomas Pearce of St. Paul. Mrs. Pearce was unable to attend because of 

injuries sustained in a car accident. 

********** March 31, 1949 

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FUNERAL SERVICES HELD TUES . FOR THOMAS MACKOVE 

Fimeral services were held Tuesday morning at the St. Philip's Catholic Church for 
Thomas Mackove, 76, pioneer of Richland County, who passed away at his farm home after a 
brief illness on March 26th. 

Requiem High Mass was read by Very Rev. G. C. Bierens at St. Philip's Church, Hankin- 
son, at 9 AM., March 29th, 1949. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: Sen. Joseph A. Reinke, Math Reinke, Alton J. Theede, Adolph Zentgraf, 
Martin Bommersbach and Ed German. 

Mr. Mackove was bom on July 28th, 1872, near Flamtaw, Germany and came to America 
when a child. He lived in Wisconsin until 1892, then came to N. Dak., where he was engaged 
in farming until his retirement four years ago. 

He was married on May 17th, 1898 to Mary Ledruska. To this union three children were 
born, one son and two daughters. Surviving are his wife, son Leonard of Fairmount, two dau- 
ghters, Mrs. Harry H. Jones (Marguerite) and Rose J. both of Minneapolis and four brothers: 
Martin of Lidgerwood, John, Anton and Wallace of Beaver Dam, WI . , one sister, Mrs. Kathryn 
Lyons of Beaver Dam and one granddaughter, Carol Jones of Minneapolis. 

His parents and three brothers, Joe, Arthur and Frank preceeded him in death. 

********** March 31, 1949 

MRS. NICHOLAS KLEIN RITES HELD MONDAY 

Six of the seven sons of Mrs. Nicholas Klein, a pioneer mother, acted as pallbearers 
at her funeral held Monday morning at St. Philip's Catholic Church here, with the Very Rev. 
G. C. Bierens officiating. A Requiem High Mass was at 9 o'clock and bxirial was in Calvary 
Cemetery. The Rosary was said at the Funeral Chapel on Sunday evening at 8:30. Death was 
due to a heart ailment. 

Though she had been in failing health for the past few years, Mrs. Klein became serious- 
ly ill on the evening of March 30th. She was taken by ambulance to the St. Francis Hospital 
in Breckenridge the next morning, March 31st, and in the evening of the same day she was 
called by the Angel of Death. 

Maria Breyer was bom Nov. 15th, 1879, at Dacada, WI . , where she grew to womanhood. 
She was married to Nicholas Klein on February 1st, 1899, at St. Nicholas Church in Dacada. 
Eight children were born to bless this union. 

In the spring of 1899 the couple moved to Vernon, SD., where they homesteaded. They 
farmed here continously \antil the fall of 1947 and built up one of the finest farms in the 
community. They purchased a home in this city and moved here in 1947. 

Mrs. Klein leaves to mourn their loss her husband, and seven sons, Peter of Milwaukee, 
WI . ; Martin, of Hankinson; Leo, of Spokane, WA.; Dr. E. N. Klein of Chicago, IL. ; Edward of 
Hot Springs, SD. ; William of White Rock, SD.; and Francis also of White Rock, and one daugh- 
ter, Regina at home, eight grandsons and five granddaughters, one brother, Jake Breyer of 
Wisconsin, two sisters, Mrs. Joe Eichinsler of Little Kohler, WI . , and Mrs. Peter Ronk of 
Port Washington, WI . 

Ftelatives attending from a distance were: Peter Klein of Milwaukee, Leo Klein of Spok- 

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ane, WA. , Dr. E. N. Klein of Chicago, Edward Klein of Hot Springs, SD. , Marcella Klein of 
St. Nazlanz, WI . , and Mrs. Robert Hoff of Mandan, ND. 

********** April 7, 1949 

ATTENDS FUNERAL AT MILLBANK, SO. DAK. 

Very Rev. G. C. Bierens attended the fvineral services for Monsignor Grabig at Millbank, 
SD. , which were held in the Catholic Church there at 10 AM. , Thursday morning. 

********** April 21, 1949 

TRACTOR ACCIDENT FATAL TO 18 YEAR OLD YOUTH 

Dale Richard Schultz, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Schultz, was killed instantly Sun- 
day afternoon when the tractor he was driving from Fairmount to the Gordon Luick farm where 
he was employed, overturned and pinned him beneath the tractor. 

Although there were no witnesses to the tragic accident tracks in the gravel at the 
edge of the road indicted that the youth had turned out to meet an oncoming motorist. Due 
to a piece of equipment attached to the front end of the tractor is was necessary for him to 
pull the machine to the far side of the road to avoid a collision. It is believed that the 
front wheels of the tractor hit a soft shoulder in the road causing the vehicle to turn 
over in a semi end-over-end fashion landing on its back. The boy was pinned beneath the 
tractor and suffered a crushed chest in addition to other injuries. He died instantly, 
according to authorities who were called to the scene of the accident. 

Dale Richard Schultz was bom Feb. Bth, 1931. His parents live four miles south of 
Wahpeton and the youth had been working at the Gordon Liiick farm two miles north of Great 
Bend for some time prior to his untimely death. 

In addition to his parents, he is sturvived by two brothers and two sisters. Funeral 
services were held Thursday afternoon at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton and interment 
was at Fairview Cemetery. Schmitt and Olson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** April 21, 1949 

GREAT BEND.... Many hearts were saddened here Sunday when radio listeners learned that 

Kathy Fiscus was dead. So many listeners were hoping she would be found alive. This also 

should be a warning to our town folks here, as there is an open cistern on the vacant lot, 

which Mr. Pasier bought near the pool hall, the house was moved off and the basement and 

cistern are still open. A stitch in time, saves nine. Something should be done and close 

those places before something happens . 

********** April 21, 1949 

ZANDERS RECEIVE WORD OF DEATH OF RELATIVE 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zander received word Satxirday of the death of Dr. Abe Johnson 
in Minneapolis on Friday afternoon. Dr. Johnson, whose wife, the former Helen Zietz, is 
Mr. Zander's niece, died very suddenly of a heart attack. He leaves to mourn his passing 
his wife and three small children. ********** April 28, 1949 

MOTHER OF MRS. CHAS . ABBOT PASSED AWAY 
Mrs. Charles Abbot received word Sunday morning that her mother Mrs. Emelia Schroeder 
was seriously ill in St. Paul. Mrs. Abbot left Sunday evening to be at her bedside. 

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Friends received word here yesterday that her mother had passed away Monday after- 
noon. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at Paynesville , MN . 

********** April 28, 1949 

FORMER MANTADOR FARMER DIED AT VETERAN HOSPITAL 
Mr. Henry Ecker, who has been a patient at the Veteran's Hospital for some time, passed 
away on Saturday evening. The funeral was held at Morris, MN., on Wednesday morning. Mr. 
Ecker leaves a wife and eleven children to mourn his passing. He was well known here, having 
farmed west of town for a number of years before moving to Morris, MN., where he had purchase 
a farm. 

The commxinity extends its sympathy to the bereaved family . 

********** f^y 5 1949 

FORMER HANKINSON YOUTH KILLED IN CAR CRASH 

Word has been received here that Charles Haxiskens, 23, of Annandale, MN., was killed 
instantly when the car in which he was riding early Sunday morning missed a curve on the 
highway near Annandale cind turned over. Hauskens died instantly of a broken neck. 

The Hauskens were former residents of Mantador and Charles graduated from the Hankin- 
son High School in 1944 . 

Military funeral services were held Wednesday at Annandale . He is survived by his 
parents, two brothers and four sisters, one of whom, Mrs. Norbert Mauch resides at Mantador. 

Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hauskens of Hillshead came here and left their sons, Terry and Mickey 
with their grandmother, Mrs. A. Bisek while they accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Mauch to Annandale 
to attend the funeral. ********** May 5, 1949 

MRS. JOS. GRUBA CALLED BY DEATH 

Funeral services for Mrs. Joseph Gruba, long time resident of this city were held Mon- 
day morning at St. Philip's Catholic Church with Very Rev. G. C. Bierens officiating. Pall- 
bearers were Frank Althoff, Frank Gereszek, Martin Bomersbach, Joe Reinke, John R. Scheller, 
and Carl Wolfe. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mrs. Gruba passed away at her home in this city on Friday morning following an illness 
of several months. Although she had been in failing health her sudden death came as a shock 
to her many relatives and her host of friends. Mrs. Gruba was a faithful member of the St. 
Philips Church and a member of the Womens Catholic Order of Foresters . 

The Rosary and Prayers were said at the home on Sunday evening. 

Elizabeth Jeresczek was born on Nov. 6th, 1876, at Trample County, WI . In early child- 
hood she moved, with her parents, to North Dakota and settled on a farm in this vicinity. On 
Nov. 7th, 1894, she was married to Joseph A. Gruba at the St. Johns Catholic Church at Lid- 
gerwood. Four children were bom to bless this union, two of whom preceded her in death. 

In the year 1894, the couple moved to their farm near Wist, SO. They farmed there 
continuously until the fall of 1906 when they moved to Hankinson and they have resided in 
this city ever since. 

Mrs. Gruba leaves to moiirn their loss: her husband, and one daugher, (Elizabeth) Mrs. 
Huber E. Miller of Hankinson and one son, Joseph J. Gruba of St. Paul: three sisters, Mrs. 

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Rose Maack of Lidgerwood, Mrs. Cecelia Mannikowski of California and Mrs. John Barnnan of 
Fessenden and two brothers, Anton and Nick Jereszek of Lidgerwood. She also leaves six 
grandchildren. Two sons, Nicholas and Eugene preceded her in death. A large number of 
relatives and friends from South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota came to attend the f xmeral . 

********** May 12, 1949 

GREAT BEND NEWS Mr. Albert Umbreit received a telephone call Thursday from Grafton, 

ND. that his sister Hulda died on that day in the State Hospital where she had made her home 
for several years. Mr. Umbreit and Verne left Friday morning for Grafton and will make 
funeral arrangements there at the Lutheran Chxirch. Miss Umbreit has another brother, Harris, 
in Montana. ********** y^y 2.2, 1949 

MRS. CHAS. KOCOUREK OF LIDGERWOOD DIED 

Mrs. Charles Kocourek of Lidgerwood died Wednesday morning at her home there. The 
Kocoureks are well known here. ********** May 12, 1949 

PETER J. KRUMP DIED MAY 17 FUNERAL FRIDAY 

Taken to the St. Francis Hospital at Breckenridge, MN., Monday evening, Peter J. Krump, 
57, passed away at 10 AM Tuesday morning. 

Funeral services will be held from St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador Friday morn- 
ing with Father Miller officiating. 

Born in Richland County on Nov. 29th, 1891, Peter Krump farmed most of his life on the 
farm originally settled by members of his family. 

Survivors include his wife, six sons, Henry Krump of Tyler and Albert, Edward, Elroy, 

Alvin, and Marvin at home: three daughters, Mrs. Ira Kenney of Wahpeton, Josephine, who is 

presently employed at Watertown, SD. , and Donna Mae, at home; and one grand child, Linda 

Kay Krxmp, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Krump of Tyler. 

********** j5ay 19^ 1949 

SISTER OF NICK LINGEN PASSES AWAY LAST FRI . 

Funeral services for Mrs. Ben Heitkamp, of Barney, who died Friday at the St. Francis 
Hospital were held Tuesday from St. Anthony's Catholic Chtirch at Mooreton. Rev. Father 
Solmenski, of Mooreton officiated. 

Among the survivors are Nick Lingen of Hankinson, proprietor of the Lingen Garage here. 
Lucy Johanna Lingen was born on March 1st, 1902, at lona, MN. She came to this country with 
her parents when she was a year old and grew up here. She was married to Ben Hietkamp, June 
27th, 1923, at Mantador. 

To them were born 11 children, who survive. They are: Raymond of Mantador, Vernon, 
Arnold, Ralph, Herbert and Dennis at home: five daughters, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Patricia, 
Delores and Mary Ellen, all at home. The baby is about one month old. 

Her 'husband survives her as does her mother, Mrs. Mary Lingen, of Mantador, and Nick- 
olas Lingen of Hankinson: two sisters, Mrs. Art Paulson and Mrs. Herbert Greger of Mantador. 

She was preceded in death by her father, two brothers and one sister. Mrs. Heitkamp 

was a member of St. Anthony's Church, of the Ladies Guild and Christian Mothers of the church. 

********** ,„ ,„.„ 

May 19, 1949 

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FUNERAL FOR ROBERT H. RAMMING WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 25th, at the Evangelical and Reformed Church 
for Robert Henry Ramming, who passed away Saturday, May 21st, at the St. Francis Hospital in 
Breckenridge, after a lengthy illness. Burial was in the Evangelical Cemetery. 

Robert Henry Ramming was bom May 12th, 1876, at Mamberg, Germany, where he resided 
until early youth when he migrated to this country. Little is known of his early youth until 
the time of his marriage to Mrs. Emelie Krueger on Jan. 9th, 1923, at the Evangelical and 
Reformed Church in Hankinson. Mrs. Ramming preceded her husband in death on Nov. 28, 1948. 
He is svurvived by one brother still residing in Germany and several step-children. 

********** May 26, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT PASSED AWAY 

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Browns' Valley, MN., for Ashley 
Ingerson, a former resident of Hankinson and for many years depot agent at the Great North- 
ern Depot here. 

Ashley Jerrold Ingerson, son of Charles A. and Sarah Alice Ingerson, was bom January 
28th, 1889, at Lester Prairie, MN. , and passed away May 22nd, 1949, in St. Mary's Hospital, 
Rochester, MN., at the age of 60 years, 3 months and 24 days. 

Ashley Ingerson spent his youth at Lester Prairie and at a very early age was employed 
by the Great Northern Railway Company as station agent and remained in that company ' s employ 
until his death, having served for over 45 years. 

He served at various stations and while living in Chokio, MN., was united in marriage 
to Isabel Johnson on August 27th, 1913. Five children blessed this union: four daughters, 
Mrs. Walter Ziegelman, (Mildred) of Renville, MN., Mrs. Bernard Bigley, (lone) of Omaha, NE . , 
Mrs. Elmer Hoist (Virgil) of Valley City, ND., and Marilyn of Browns's Valley, MN., who with 
his widow and two brothers, Bruce of Browns' Valley, MN and Clifton of Minnocqua , WI . : to- 
gether with six grandchildren to mourn his passing. One son, Vincent, preceeded him in death 

Ashley ingerson was a member of the Masonic Lodge and of the Order of the Eastern Star 
of Hankinson, ND. He served as Master of his lodge and as Patron in the Eastern Star. He 
was a past Grand Officer in the Grand Chapter of the Eastern Star in the State of North Dakot; 
He was also a member of the Scotish Rite Masons and a Shriner at Fargo, ND. 

Among other organizations, he was a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers, the 
Great Northern Veteran's Association, the Modem Woodmen of the World and various radio 
leagues. He was a member of the Browns Valley Presbyterian Church. 

Those who attended the funeral from Hankinson were: Mrs. John HolsC , Mrs. Derk Cressey, 
Mrs. Dan Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Wickman, Mrs. Leo Rector, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Aldrich, Mrs. Chas . 
Abbott, Mrs. R. C. Bellin, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maas , Mr. West Merrifield, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin 
Crooks, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Chapin. Pallbearers were members of the Masonic Lodge. 

********** j^y 26 , 1949 

FUNERAL HELD FRIDAY FOR PETER KRUMP 
Funeral services for Peter J. Krump, 57, were held Friday at 9 AM from St. Peter and 
Paul's Church in Mantador and laid to rest in the Calvary Cemetery with Father Millers off- 

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iciating. Arlie Schultz carried the cross and six nephews were pallbearers, Lawrence Heit- 
kamp, Joe Krump, Ambrose Kruir^i, Lester Krump, Pa\il Thiel and Arnold Foertsch. Majc Wipperman, 
Jr., was in charge of arrangements. 

Taken to the St. Francis Hospital on Monday evening, he died Tuesday morning. May 17th 
at 10 AM of a heart attack after -an illness of over a year. 

He was bom Nov. 29th, 1891, in Richland County to the late Peter and Helen Krump and 
farmed all of his life on the farm originally settled by his father. He was well known in 
the community and was on the Belford Township Board for several years. 

In 1915 he was married to Maxia Foertsch at Mooreton, ND. The this union nine childre. 
were born who survive: Mrs. Ira Keeney, Wahpeton; Henry, Tyler; Josephine, Nahpeton; Albert, 
Elroy, Edward, Alvin, Donna and Marvin at home. He is also survived by one grandchild, Lind 
Faye Krump; one brother, John M. Krump, Hankinson; two sisters, Mrs. Michael Hoffner, Detroi 
Lakes and Mrs. Herman Heitkamp, Barney; and a host of nieces, nephews cind cousins. Besides 
his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers. 

Relatives from a distance who attended the fvineral were: Mrs. Michael Hoffner, Mr. and 
Mrs. James Hoffner, Miss Lorraine Krump and daughter, Marlins, Detroit Lakes, MN.; Henry 
and Ervin Foertsch, Irmina Schultz, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Thelen, Freeport, MN . ; 
Mrs. and Mrs. Joe Kalla, Wait Park, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Rossmeial, Eden Valley, MN . ; 
Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Jacobs, Math Klossen, Richmond, MN.; Mrs. Lea Hoffman, Peter, Nick and 
Chris Eischens, Arago, MN., Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schultz, Fargo; Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Holden 
Sandbom, MN. ********** Hay 26, 1949 

NOTIFIED OF DEATHS OF TITO AUNTS IN SAME DAY 

Mrs. Leonard Huss received a telegram Saturday morning telling her of the death of 
her aunt, Mrs. John Hektner of FergiiS Falls, who had passed away at her home there. On the 
evening of the same day, Mrs. Huss received another telegram telling of the death of another 
aunt, Mrs. Thelma Kopperud of Minneapolis, who had passed away that day. Mr. and Mrs. Huss 
and son, Wendell, attended the funeral of Mrs. Hektner held Thursday at Mooreton. 

********** June 2 , 1949 

ATTENDS FUNERAL OF UNCLE 
Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., attended the funeral of Mrs. Wipperman's uncle, John 

Dahl, which was held Friday at Fargo. 

********** June 2 , 1949 

FATHER OF MRS. WM. ZANDER PASSED AWAY 
Mr. and Mrs. R. Zander received word Friday that Mr. Johnson passed away. The funeral 
was held at Clitheral, MN., on Saturday. Mr. Johnson was the father of Mrs. Wm. Zander, for 

T ^ „ 1 ■ ********** June 2, 1949 

merly of Hankinson. olui<= , 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. T. L. WANG SATURDAY 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 4th, for Mrs. T. L. Wang, pioneer resi- 
dent who passed away Tuesday. Death resulted from an accident the previous week in which 
her hip was broken. 

Services will be in charge of Rev. Berquist at the Walla Church at New Effington at 

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2 PM. Private services will be held at the home at 1 PM. The family home is almost 
exactly on the state line north of New Effington. 

Survivors, in addition to her husband, includes three daughters and one son. 

********** June 2, 1949 

SERVICES FOR HAROLD NEITZEL HELD MAY 28 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 28th, at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church 
in Lidgerwood, for Harold Neitzel, former resident of Hankinson. 

The services were followed by rites at the Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in charge of 
the Lidgerwood Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wajrs and the American Legion. 

Rev. Karl Reuter officiated and the Walby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangement 

Harold H. Neitzel was bom July 20th, 1909, at Hankinson. His family resided here unti 
1934 when they moved to a farm south west of Lidgerwood and four years later moved into the 
city of Lidgerwood where they have since made their home. Harold was inducted into the Army 
at Fort Snelling on May 22nd, 1942, then was sent to Fort Francis E. Warren in Wyoming. 

In 1943 he was transferred to Camp Edwards, MA. The affliction which resulted in his 
death was from an injury sustained while in the service. He received his honorable discharge 
in 1944. 

Survivors include his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Neitzel of Lidgerwood and fivf 
brothers and sisters: Mrs. William (Caroline) Bellin of Hankinson; Mrs. Grant (Daisy) Loney 
of Veblin,SD.,- Roy of Richland, WA.; Gordon of Kennewick, WA.; and Donald of Lidgerwood. 

********** June 2, 1949 

RECEIVES WORD OF DEATH OF SON 

Mrs. Amelia Schroeder received word here this week that her son, Loviis , had passed 
away at San Francisco, CA. , on Monday. Details were not available at the time the NEWS 
went to press. ********** June 2, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT PASSED AWAY AT WAHPETON 

Funeral services were held at Wahpeton Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. H. Tillisch, a former 
resident of Hankinson, who died suddenly Sunday afternoon at her home. Interment was in a 
Fergus Falls Cemetery. Rev. P. A. Grisvold preached the funeral sermon. 

Clara Bollroth was born in Minnesota 59 years ago. At the age of 17 she became the 
bride of Dr. H. Tillisch and they located in Walnut Grove, MN . 

Dr. and Mrs. Tillisch came to Richland County 37 years ago, establishing their resid- 
ence in Hankinson. They moved to Wahpeton 12 years ago and built the lovely home on North 
8th Street where the last rites were held. 

They had two sons: Dr. Clayton 0. Tillisch of Moorhead and Dr. Tyler Tillisch of Fer- 
gus Falls. They with six grandchildren and the husband, survive. 

Mrs. Tillisch leaves two brothers, Wm. Bollrath of Blue Earth, MN., and Fred Bollrath 
of Chippewa Falls, WI . There are seven sisters: Mrs. Emma Herder, Mrs. Minnie Ratke , Amelia 
Bollrath of Walnut Grove, MN.; Mrs. Irvin Womer of Lemberton, MN . ; Mrs. Einer Franz, New 
Ulm, MN.; and Hulda of Mason City, lA. 

Mrs. Tillisch was well known to Wahpeton having been in her husband's office for sev- 

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eral years until obliged to undergo major sxirgery. She had fully recovered and was active 
again, her sudden death coining as a shock to friends and relatives. 

*******»»* jy^g 9^ 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT TO REST IN CALVARY HERE 

Peter Faust, former resident of Hankinson, died Tuesday at St. Mary Hospital, Wahpeton . 
He was 47 years old. He had been ill since February. 

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Vincent Bernard (Rosella) of Fairmount, Mrs. 
John Mergen (Delores) and Elaine Faijst of Wahpeton, and Mrs. James Bladow (Marlys) of Hankin- 
son; four sisters, Mrs. John Overbust of Aberdeen, Mrs. Ole Snipstead, Hill City, MN., Mrs. 
Hubert Herding of Hankinson and Mrs. George Wawers of Douglas. 

His wife preceded him in death 18 months ago. Funeral services will be held Friday 
morning at 9 o'clock at the St. Philips Catholic Church in Hankinson. Father Bierens will 
officiate at the Requiem High Mass. The body will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. 

********** June 23, 1949 

LOUIS SCHROEDER PASSED AWAY IN SAN FRANCISCO 

Louis Schroeder, 46, one time resident of Hankinson, died May 30th, at Letterman's Hosp 
ital , San Francisco, it was learned in this commiinity recently. 

Born Sept. 3rd, 1903, Mr. Schroeder resided in Hankinson dxrring the early years of his 
life. He was also employed in Fargo and took up residence in Buffalo, NY., before moving 
to San Francisco in late years. He was at the hospital for six months before his death. 

His father. Otto Schroeder, preceded him in death. Surviving are: Mrs. Amelia Schroe- 
der, Hankinson; Mrs. Lena Pettit, Buffalo; Hilda, Hans and Dorothy of San Francisco; Oscar, 
Columbus, OH.; Fritz and William of Fargo; a great-grandmother, Mrs. Carl Buckhouse, Hankin- 
son; three uncles, Emil Schroeder, Fairmount, Charles and Ned of Hankinson, and Mrs. Jim 
Terwillger, Portland, OR. 

The body was interred at the Golden Gate Cemetery, San Bruno Bay, and the service was 
held at the Halstad Funeral Parlor. An American Legion Honor Guard accompanied the body of 
the World War 11 Veteran to his final resting place. 

********** Jine 23, 1949 

MOTHER OF LOCAL LADY DIED AT WAHPETON SUNDAY 

Fimeral services for Mrs. Ella Brunkhorst, who has resided in Wahpeton the past eight 
years and who died Sunday at the St. Francis Hospital, were held Wednesday at St. John's 
Lutheran Church near Tyler. 

Ella Knackendoffel, was born in Fergus Falls, Sept. 11th, 1883. She was married to 
John Brunkhorst in Summit Township May 10th, 1906, and they established their home in Summit 
Township. After Mr. Brunkhorst's death Dec. 2nd, 1937, Mrs. Brunkhorst went to Wahpeton to 

reside . 

She leaves ten children; William Brunkhorst of Breckenridge; Lydia, Mrs. Nick Hermes, 
Wahpeton; Elsie, Mrs. Arnold Bladow of Hankinson; Clarence, Duluth; Henry, Raymond and Law- 
rence, Wahpeton; Edward, Seattle; Harry of Merrill, lA. , and Marie, Mrs. Art Grawe of Hankin- 

********** June 23, 1949 



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MANTADOR NEWS.... A military funeral under the direction of the Hankinson Post of the 
American Legion was accorded Mr. Peter Schmitz who passed away on Saturday of last week at 
the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. Mr. Schmitz was a veteran of the First World War 
and his body lay in state at his home in Mantador where his many friends called to pay their 
last respects and to offer condolences to the family. Mrs. Schmitz and son Peter survive as 
do his step-sons, Jerome and Edward Gully. 

Rev. Fr. Miller said the Requiem Mass at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning and interment was 
made in the Calvary Cemetery near town. The sympathy of the entire community is extended 
to the bereaved family. **** ****** jung 23, 1949 

SISTER ALFRED, O.S.F. BURIED HERE THURSDAY 

Sister Mary Alfred Lapperger, OSF passed away at the St. Francis Hospital, La Crosse, 
WI . , on July 5th, at 9:25 AM. Her remains were brought to the St. Francis Convent at Hank- 
inson on July 6th and placed to their final rest at the St. Francis Cemetery on July 7th. Rev 
Father Sraalley officiated at the Requiem High Mass in the Convent Chapel and conducted the 
funeral ceremonies . 

Sister M. Seraphica, OSF, and Sister M. Gertrude, OSF, were with the dearly departed 
until her last moment and Sister M. Seraphica accompanied the body to the Motherhouse . The 
entire convent of the Sisters of St. Francis assisted at the last sacred rites for their 
beloved Sister in Christ. 

Sister M. Alfred was in her 41st year. Bom in March of 1909 at Stotzard, Bavaria, 

she came to the United States in the spring of 1929 and was received into the Order of St. 

Francis on July 2nd, 1929, made her first vows on August 12th, 1930 and her final vows on 

Augxist 12th, 1933. She taught at Mantador, at St. Francis Academy, and at Mount Carmel, ND. 

In 1937 she began to suffer from severe headaches for which she could find no relief. 

Though she had fully recovered from an infection of the lungs in 1944, her headaches continuec 

which necessitated frequent hospitalization. Last September she was taken to the St. Francis 

Hospital, La Crosse, where she remained until her death. 

********** July 7^ 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT IS VICTIM OF DROWNING 
Myron Ward, .seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ward of Rapid City, SD., was 
drowned Saturday, July 2nd. The Wards are former residents of this city, having moved to 
Rapid City three years ago. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weiser and family, and 
Marlyn Ward left Monday morning to attend the funeral. Details of the drowning are not 
available at this time. ********** juiy 7, 1949 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF GEORGE STROEHL 
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Dibbert and Mrs. Pete Wallock attended the fiineral of George 
Stroehl held Wednesday morning at the St. Boniface Church in Lidgerwood. 

********** July 7, 1949 

FUNERAL FOR ROBERT TIEGS, 68, HELD TODAY 
The community was sadly shocked to hear of the death of Robert Tiegs , 68, pioneer resi- 

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dent who was stricken with a heart attack Monday evening, death coming almost instantly. 
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Belford Lutheran Church with Rev. 
Cordts officiating. 

Mr. Tiegs is survived by his sorrowing wife and three sons and two daughters: Gerhard 
of Mantador, Elmer of Milwaukee, WI . , and Robert, Jr., at home, Viola (Mrs. Harold Mc Gray) 
and Vema of Wahpeton. 

An obituary will be published next week. 

********** July 14, 1949 

MANY FRIENDS ATTEND ROBERT TIEGS FUNERAL 

Among those who attended the funeral rites last Thvirsday at the Belford Lutheran Church 
for Robert C. Tiegs, 68, who died July 11th, of a heart attack, were out of state residents. 

Visiting friends were: Mr. and Mrs. ELmer Tiegs and family, MilwaiJcee , WI . ; Pauline 
Griepentrog, Wauwatosa, WI.; Mrs. Bertha Griepentrog, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Griep- 
entrog, Horicon, WI.; Mr. and Mrs. Herb Griesbach, Beaver Dam, WI.; Mrs. Mary Tiegs, Mr. and 
Mrs. Herman Tiegs, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Heine and Mrs. Walter Wedell, Ellendale, ND.; Mr. 
and Mrs. H. C. McDermott, Sauk Centre, MN.; Mrs. Carl Fink, Ortonville, MN.; Mr. and Mrs . 
Charles Zander, Detroit Lakes, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Failtz, Rosholt, SD.; and Mr. and Mrs . 

Joe Schultz, Fargo, ND. 

Pallbearers were: Herman Weber, Fred Gaedcke, Edwin Gadcke, Alvin Schiibert, Gust Meden- 
waldt and August Medenwaldt. Flower bearers were Marlyn Mc Gray, Madella Prochnow and Carol 
Brummond . 

Robert C. Tiegs was born Jime 14th, 1881, and married Martha Griepentrog at Great Bend 
in 1905. Their children were: Mrs. Harold (Viola) Mc Gray, Hankinson; Gerhard, Mantador; 
Elmer, Milwaukee; Robert, Jr., and Vema, now living in Belford Township, residence of Robert 
Tiegs until his death. One child, Adela, preceded him in death. He is also surived by seven 
grandchildren. ********** j^ly 21, 1949 

GREAT BEND.... Mr. and Mrs. Victor Foyt and family motored to International Falls, MN., 
last week where relatives of theirs had been seriously burned in an explosion and fire at 
their home. Mrs. Fred Foyt and son Maynard, 6, died while Mr. Foyt and five other children 
escaped unhurt. " ********** july 21, 1949 

GEORGE DENHARDT, FORMER RESIDENT, DIED SUNDAY 

Mrs. Nellie Krause received the sad news that her brother-in-law, George Denhardt of 
Glenwood, died suddenly Sunday. He was stricken while at a ball game and passed away in an 
ambulance before reaching the hospital. 

The family was having a family celebration in honor of the birthday anniversary of Mrs . 
Denhardt, when his untimely death occxirred. 

Mrs. Krause left Sunday night to be with her sister. The funeral was held today 
(Thursday) in Glenwood. Mr. Denhardt will be remembered by his many friends and relatives 
here. ********** july 28, 1949 

TO ELLSWORTH, MINN. FOR FUNERAL OF COUSIN 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Althoff departed Tuesday for Ellsworth, MN., in response to a 

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message that Mr. Althof f s cousin had passed away at his home in Ellsworth. Funeral services 

were held on Wednesday morning. 

********** August 4, 1949 

JOSEPH SCHEIE BURIED HERE TUESDAY, AUGUST 9 

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at St. Philip's Catholic Church for Joseph 
Scheib, who passed away at his home here on Friday evening after a long illness. Very Rev. 
G. C. Bierens officiated at the High Requeim Mass. 

Pallbearers were G. E. Rackow, Fred Mauch, John Krump, Jack Pellman, Lawrence Jentz, 
and Albert Reiland. Six brothers, all'Old friends of the deceased acted as honorary pall- 
bearers. They were: James, John, Valey, George, Lawrence and Martin Casper of Shelton, ND. 

Mr. Scheib was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. Rev. Father Nestor of Wyndmere, for- 
mer pastor to the deceased while at Mantador was present in the sanctuary. 

Joseph Scheib was bom on July 3rd, 1895, in Defiance, OH., where he grew to manhood. 
When twenty years of age he moved, with his parents, to Bordulac, ND. In 1905 he was marr- 
ied to Miss Jane Du Pruis of Bordulac at Crookston, MN. Three children were bom to this 
union. The couple resided in Bordulac where Mr. Schieb was employed in an elevator until 
1936, when they moved to Mantador where he was manager of an elevaor until 1946 when they 
again ret-urned to Bordulac. In 1948, Mr. Scheib retired and purchased a home in this city 
where he resided until the time of his death. His health began to fail about a year ago and 
his condition became steadily worse . 

In addition to his sorrowing wife, he leaves to mourn his loss one daughter, (Jane) 
Mrs. Franklin Hawthorne of this city; two sons, Jerry, also of Hankinson; and Alvin of Minn- 
eapolis; also three brothers, Frank of Kensel, George of Canada and Charles in Lac du Floe- 
beau, WI . ; a sister, Mrs. Walter Keiling of Milwaukee; and two grandchildren, Paul and Pamela 
Hawthorne . 

Relatives from out of town who attended the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schieb 
of Kensal; Mrs. Walter Keiling of Milwaukee; Charles Multz and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Boyle and 
Mr. Salzwedel of Alice, ND.; Frank Multz of Bordiolac; Mrs. Percy Legg of Bordulac; Mrs. Geo. 
Nogosek of Kensal; Mrs. Mike Schieb and son Donald of Bordiilac; Charles Strout of White Rock, 
SD.; Mrs. Marie Mc Dermott, Fargo; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lanetot, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Edward 
Lanetot, Jr., of Crookston; Mrs. Joe Du Pruis of Robbinsdale, MN.; Alec Du Pruis and sons 
Ronald and Orie of Winnepeg, Canada; Mr. and Mrs. Al Dennis of Fargo; and Mr. and Mrs. J. D. 
Mundt of Bordulac. ********** August 11, 1949 

ATTENDS FUNERAL AT MPLS. 

Fred Kath went to Minneapolis on Monday of last week to attend the funeral of a close 
friend. Otto Gongoll, which was held there that day. 

Mr. Gongoll had served as assistant superintendent of bridges and building for the 
Soo Line. Mr. Kath worked v/ith Mr. Gongoll for 35 years. 

********** Augiist 11, 1949 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF COUSIN 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Althoff retiamed Friday evening from Elsworth, MN., where they had 

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attended the fxmeral of a cousin, Francis Reiter. They also visited with Mrs. Althoffs 
mother who resides in Elsworth. 

********** August 11, 1949 

ATTEND FUNERAL OF GEORGE DE FORREST AT FAIRMOUNT 
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. De Forrest and children of Bismarck came Monday evening of last 
week to attend the funeral services for Mr. De Forrest's father, George De Forrest held at 
Fairmount on Tuesday afternoon. 

Mr. De Forrest passed away at Janesville, WI., where he made his home with his daughter. 
Funeral services were held in Janesville with burial in Fairmount beside the body of his wife. 

The De Forrests were early residents of Fairmount. Herbert De Forrest left Wednesday 
morning for Bismarck and Mrs. De Forrest and children remained lantil Friday. They were 
guests in the home of Mrs. Clara Green and Mrs. Francis Williams. 

********** August 11, 1949 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN CALIFORNIA 

Word was received here this week of the death of Mrs. George Karls , of Lawndale, CA., 
formerly of this community. Mrs. Karls passed away on July 31st at the hospital after only 
a few hours illness. Mrs. Karls will be remembered as the former Nellie Ostby of this city. 

She leaves two sisters who reside here, Mrs. Charles King and Mrs. Wm. Kohler. 
Besides her husband, Mrs. Karls leaves one son, Ray, and one grandchild. 

********** August 11, 1949 

MRS. SQUIRES, WHITE ROCK, PASSES AWAY 

Elisabeth Soutte was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Coutts on June 6th, 1851, in Cedar 
County, lA. She moved, with her parents, to loma Coionty about 1870. She was united in 
marriage to William Squires on March 30th, 1871. To this union two children were bom: 
Howard of Tucson, AZ., and Mamie, (Mrs. Frank Miorry) of White Rock. 

Mr. and Mrs. Sqxiires spent several years in Texas and Georgia, coming to South Dakota 
in 1893. They moved to White Rock in Sept. of 1900 where they resided on a farm west of 
town until 1905 when they moved to town because of her husband's poor health. 

Following her husband's death in 1919, she made her home with her daughter in White 
Rock. She was a member of the White Rock Methodist Church until it closed in 1941. She 
then joined the church at Fairmount, ND., where she was a member until her passing. She 
belonged to the Eastern Star, W.C.T.C. and the G.A.R. Relief Corps. She was an active mem- 
ber of these organizations as long as she was able to take part. 

She had been in poor health for the past five years but was up and around until about 
ten days prior to her death on Tuesday, August 9th. 

Mrs. Squires is survived by one son, one daugher, five grandchildren, eight great- 
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, fovir brothers and 
seven sisters. The funeral was held at the Anderson-Ranney Fiineral Home in Wheaton and at 
the Augustana Lutheran Church in White Rock. Rev. Nienas, Methodist Minister of Fairmount, 
ND., officiated, music was furnished by Mrs. Hardy Moen and Mrs. Carl Fladland of New Effing- 
ton; they were accompanied by Mrs. James Anderson of Sisseton. 

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The pallbearers were: Carl Ahrendt, Hardy Moen , Lester Murray, Oscar Pederson, 
Robert Moen and Marvin Waletich. 

Those who attended from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ahrendt of Sioux Falls,; 
Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Vanderhoef of Wadena, MN.; Mrs. Ed Vanderhoef of Staples, MN.,- Mrs. 
George Hjelm and girls of Vienna, SD. ; Joann and Barbara Moen of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. 
George Johnston cind Linda, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Murray, Mrs. Ivan Green and June, Mr. and 
Mrs. Marvin Waletich and sons, Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson and Sonia, and Mrs. Cyril Cherben- 
eau of Sisseton, Mrs. Roy Frederick of Wilmot, Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Moen, Mr. and Mrs. Carl 
Fladland, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Pederson, Mrs. Lillian Dalin, Mrs. Elmer Heidner, Mrs. Clifford 
Pederson, Mrs. Alvin Ameson, Mrs. Percy Mikebost and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Pederson and Verla 
of New Effington, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Murray and Janet of Arago, MN., Mrs. J. M. Geiser, Mrs. 
Paul Holm and Pamela, Mrs. Alfred Peterson, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown, Mrs. David Reetz and 
Gust Hallberg of Wheaton, MN., Clay Ward of Fairmount, ND., and Mrs. Alan Homer of Milwaukee, 
Vfl. ********** August 18, 1949 

LOCAL FARMER KILLED, WIFE, FOUR OTHERS HURT IN CRASH 

One person was killed and four others injiored Wednesday night in a two car collision 
one and a half miles southeast of Hankinson at the junction of State Highway No. 11 and the 
county road that turns off to New Effington, SD. 

Killed instantly was Arthur Korth, Sr., 54, farmer, who resided about seven miles 
south of Hankinson. The list of injured: 

Mrs. Korth. treated for a fractiired back, fractured ribs and possible internal inj- 

lories . Arthur Korth, Jr., 8 .... fractured leg. Donald Korth, 11. ...sore knee. Dorothy 
Korth, 18. .. .Lacerations over eyes. Howard G. Palmer, Ortonville . . . . cuts and bruises. 

Three Korth children, Delores, Elmer and Alfred, and Sgt. Melvin Wahl, passenger in 
the Palmer car, address unknown, were shaken up in the accident but were released following 
medical excimination . 

Mrs. Korth was listed as "critical" at the St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge , and 
Arthur and Donald and Palmer were still being held for further treatment. Dorothy was re- 
leased today. 

According to informed sources, the mishap occurred about 8 PM when Arthur Korth, Sr., 
driving a 1939 Chevrolet north on the New Effington road, failed to stop when turning into 
the highway. Palmer's car, a 1948 Kaiser, traveling southwest out of Hankinson, struck the 
Korth car on the driver's side, pushing it off the road cind into the ditch. Arthur Korth, Sr. 
was killed instantly. 

Dr. F. B. Schleinitz, Hankinson, administered medical attention and then arranged for 
ambulance transportation to the St. Francis Hospital. Hxindreds of cars clogged the highway 
in the next hour to view the accident vehicles, and knots of people gathered along Hankinson 's 
main street awaiting word of the injured. 

Late Wednesday evening the cars were hauled into the used auto yard of the Hankinson 
Auto Co., where people have been inspecting the great damage that restilted from the collision. 

The Korth car was bent in bowshape on the driver's side where the Kaiser hit it head-on. 

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windows were broken and seats overturned. The front end of the Kaiser was ptished back 
and the hood creased and crumpled like a wad of paper. 

Members of the family said Korth was bringing the family to town where Mrs . Korth 
was to view piirchases her husband had made earlier in the afternoon at a funriture sale in 
Hankinson. ********** Augiist 25, 1949 

JOHN HRUBE, PASSED AWAY AT LIDGEBWOOD 

John Hzrvibe of rural Lidgerwood passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home at 3 PM. 
Funeral services will be held at Lidgerwood on Saturday afternoon. 

One daughter and a sister reside at Hankinson: Mrs. Emil Neuman and Mrs. Francis Hrd- 
licka, respectively. Others who remain to mourn his passing, in addition to his wife are 
three sons, John Hrube, Jr., Adolph and James; and one granddaughter; and a brother, Charles 
Hrube, also a resident of Lidgerwood. 

********** August 25, 1949 

WHITE ROCK.... Mrs. Ella York, 81, sister of Eay NaDeau, passed away at her home in 
Campbell, MN., Monday. Her husband preceeded her in death by only a few months. 

********** Augiost 25, 1949 



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Aadland 144,166 

Aasa 67 

Abbott 177 

Abraham 143 

Acomb 54 

Adamson 100,129 

Albers 8,35,50 

Allan 162 

Allen 29A,69,139 

Alloway 14,16,99 

Alsheimer 23 

Althoff 69,71,185,187 

Ambach 129 

Andel ....79 

Anderson 160,161 

Antonelli 65 

Arnalt 21 

Arndt 18,114,115 

Ameson 31 

Arnold 39,95 

Arth 68 

Avery 48,72,79 

Bach 127 

Back 109 

Backer 14 

Baeck 158 

Baer ,.35,49 

Bailey .36,48,106,109,158 

Baisley 116 

Baker -.18,60,64,72,79,80 

111,127,133,145,150 

Bakken 54 

Balwin 174 

Barfknecht 26,170 

Barger 125 

Baribeau 143 

Barnell 50 

Barnes 34,162 

Barr 23 



INDEX to Film # 1584 

Bartnick 7 , 29B 

Bartunek 109 

Bauer 66 

Bauler 147 

Baumann 68,179 

Beardsley 149 

Bechtel 29B . 

Beck 116 

Becker 79,138,147 

Behle 68 

Beito 9,124 

Bellng 18,94,129,147 

Bellin 23,96,112,120 

121,135,182 

Benroth ,145 

Berg 25, 298,30,105,125, 133 

Bergen 123 

Berglund 54 

Bergman , , , . .152 

Berleson 51 

Bermocher 124 

Bernard 6,38,39 

46,132,183 

Berndt 19,28,129,168 

Bevins 123 

Bickerdike 110,111 

Bieber 136 

Biegel 129 

Biggs 76,162 

Bigley 180 

Bimtzen 170 

Bimbaum 54,80,81 

Bisek 119,178 

Bissonette 145 

Bladow .5,25,27,35,41,44 
49,51,74,84,88,108,118, 

128,135,142,183 

Blaser 155 

Blazek 17 

Blecker 118 

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Bleese ,.166 

Blondin 102 

Boehning 135 

Boelke 27,44,60,174 

Boerger 109 

Bohn 9,12,18,24,293,37,67 
82,94,98,107,113,122, 129 
141,143,171 

Boldt 27,117 

Boll 22,75,121 

Bollroth 182 

Bolsen 55 

Bommersbach ..32,64,79,161 

Borchardt 60,91 

Born 106,167 

Bosch 65 

Bose 119 

Bostrom 128 

Bowers 73 

Boyle 186 

Bozoski 161 

Brackin 34 

Brandt 148 

Braun 21 

Bregel 98 

Brekke 23 

Bremer 170 

Brenner 109 

Bresnahan 27 

Breyer 176 

Brinkman 47,59,106,109,158 

Bristol 119 

Brogles 155 

Brom 149 

Brooks 84 

Broz 24 

Brummond 48,143 

159,171,173 

Bruner 144 

Brunkhorst 183 



Buck 114 

Buckhaus 9A 

Buckhouse 30,68,78,146,183 

Budack 7,79,104 

Budke 6 

Bundtsen 82 

Burf ening 98 

Burke 125 

Burkhardt 151 

Burrows 119 

Burvee 95 

Busch 97 

Bushing 138 

Busta 25 

Butenhof f 144 

Butler 28 

Butts 119 

Galium 165 

Campbell 20 

Carlson 107 

Carmen 103,158 

Carter 79 

Carver 141 

Caulklns 52,144 

Cavol 118 

Ceroll 31 

Chapln 164 

Chillson 171 

Christensen 86 

Christopherson 58,114,123 

Clark 45,102,119 

Coffaa 143 

Collins 50,144 

Comas 134 

Comstock 129 

Conaway 141 

Cooper 22 

Coppin .19,20,61,66,68,76 

Cordts 14,15 

Cossette 30 



Coutts 187 

Cove 102 

Cox 148,174,175 

Crale 29A 

Crooks 35,84,96 

Cuthbertson 139 

Dahl 181 

Dahlen 1 

Dahlin 106,138,140 

Dalseg 29A 

Damon 147 

De Boer 6,68 

De Forrest ,187 

Deike 131 

Demerath . . , . , 88 

De Mlchele 15 

Denhardt ..185 

Denilauler 47,59 

Dennis 186 

Dering 81 

Deutsch . , . . , 17 

Dibbert 110,136,156 

Dlchraff 37 

Dickerson 163 

Dickinson 162 

Dietz . , 79 

Differding ...2,20,24,109 

Divita 117 

Docious 147 

Dohn 51,55 

Dondelinger 133 

Doran 172 

Dorman , . . , 142 

Dosch , 161 

Dow , 110 

Doyle -..50,152 

Drenman 79 

Drews 29B 

Dreyer 146 

Du Pruis 186 

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Dyke ..13 

Dykstra ,..,..,.... 137 

Ebel 69,110 

Eberhard 98 

Ecker 178 

Eddy 130 

Edgren 104 

Eggers 127 

Ehlers 296,94,115,116 

Ehrens 158 

Eichhorn 1 

Eichinsler 176 

Ekstrom 173 

Emerick 91,115 

Englund 120 

Enkers 118 

Enrickson 152 

Erb 29A,152 

Erdahl 130 

Erdman 35,40 

Erickson 56 

Ernest 109 

Ernst 79,135,145 

Erstad 35 

Esaw 105 

Evanson 169 

Eyrich 143 

Falltz 185 

Falk 119,146,150 

Faust 49,131,183 

Fensek 43 

Fettes 58 

Fink 34,185 

Fischer ...23,27,73,145,169 

Fiscus 177 

Fitzgerald 89 

Fleishaur 20 

Flodos 40 

Flynn 38 



Foeltz 111,118 

Foertsch 9,151,181 

Ford Ill 

Fordahl 6,138 

Fortunatea 162 

Fortunate 163 

Foyt 185 

Frankfurth 121,151 

Franz 159,182 

Frazee 24 

Frederick 65 , 70 

Freese 37 

Freick 23 

Friedrickson 52 

Frey 146 

Frink 47 

Gabbert 50,172 

Gaedcke 8,10,100,142 

Gallo 160 

Garmyn 14 

Cast 11,14,19,25 

91,139,150 

Geiser 128 

Gelhaus 71,74 

Gerau 29A 

Gereszek 123 

Gering 42 

German 14 

Gerundo 11 

Gibson 150 

Ginsback 62 

Glareem 52 

Glasby 134 

Glock 150 

Godej ohn 133 

Godf redson 124 

Goerdt 1 

Goerger 131 

Goff 113 



Gollnick 12,54 

Gongoll 186 

Goolsby 118 

Goth 108 

Gowin 26 

Grabig 177 

Grady 93 

Graham 153,154,174 

Granell 126 

Grawe 51,56,160,183 

Gray 151 

Green 114 

Greenberg 150 

Greger 179 

Greis 42 

Griepentrog 90,94 

122,141,185 

Griesbach 185 

Grinmabo 165 

Grob 107 

Gronek 174 

Gruba 178 

Gruetzmacher 90,122 

Gueringer 133 

Guertz 84 

Gully 134 

Gunter 149 

Gustman 36,48 

Gutzmer 113,158,169 

Haaland 6 

Haen 23 

Hagberg 99 

Halberg 85 

Halzhauer 143,172 

Hammerlik 23 

Hammermeister 91,169 

Hansen 66.168 

Hanson 2,6,70,119,148 

Harris 13 

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Hart 50 

Hartleben •71,114,167,172 

Hartley 78 

Hartman 134 

Hatch ,.65,77 

Hatcher 69,73 

Hattelmiller 155 

Haugen 73 

Hauskens 178 

Hawthorne 186 

Hay 135,159 

Hayden 119 

Healy 21,115,170 

Heberer 141 

Hedin 61 

Hedrick 157 

Hedtke 170 

Heidner 37,159 

Hein 26,152,154 

Heine 185 

Heitkamp 179,181 

Hej tmanek 2,36 

Hektner 84,181 

Heling 131 

Hell 107 

Heltgen .,.., 164 

Helvik 81 

Hendricks 97 

Henko 2.6,142 

Henkel 106 

Henninger 52,56 

Hentz 2,82,99,124 

Herbers 117 

Hieberg .- 18 n 

Hill 84,128 i 

n 

Hindrichs 112 ro 

Hingst 34 *" 

Hipp 4 

Hjelpdahl 9 

Hoefs 19,20,48,90 



131,133,136 

Hoeft 159 

Hoffert 108 

Hoffman 96,116 

Hoffner 181 

Hohenstern 65,66,68 

Holan 1^ 

Holland 18 

Helm 130,156 

Holmes 135 

Hoist 33,58,97 

158,174,180 

Holt 101,102 

Holtz 137 

Horn 115 

Horneber 155,160 

Hovey 15,23 

Hovland . , , . 28 

Howard 12,18 

Hrdlicka 124,189 

Hrube 189 

Hruza 36 

Hubrig 125 

Hunt 61 

Huss 84,129,181 

Hustad 148 

Ingerson 180 

Irvine 28 

Issackson 168 

Ista 63 

Jacobchick 104 

Jacobson 6 

Jaeger .32,79,145,147,148 

Jahn 173 

Jahr 172 

Jakobek 157 

James 94 

Janke 172 

Jarske 99 



Jarski 13 

Jasdrow 137 

Jasmer 32,79,100 

Jastram 85 

Jellinek 93,124 

Jenkins 15 

Jensen 2,66,166,169 

Jentz 26,54,61,116 

Jeresczek 178 

Johannesmeyer 80 

Johnson ,.8,14,19,38,65,70 
101,107,142,146,172,177, 

180,181 

Jones 176 

Juntz 139 

Kackman 32 

Kahn .,., ,,156,157 

Kalvik . , 29A 

Kaminski 29A 

Kann 145 

Karls 128,187 

Kath 6,36,79,173 

Keenan 155,157 

Keiling 186 

Keller 20 

Kelmyr 175 

Kelsey 171 

Kempke 118 

Kenny 179.181 

Kent 33 

Kercher , 125 

Kerney 10 

Kiel 69,73 

King ...32,34,47,94,99,187 
Kinn . 29A, 48, 53, 84, 153, 154 

Kisener 148 

Kiser HI 

Kjelstrup 52,121,131 

Klasner ....130 

Klawitter 26,106,107 

(193) 



Klein 103,138,176 

Klima 1 

Klimek 58 

Klingbeil 104 

Klund 85 

Knaack 93,157,164 

Knackendoffel 183 

Knudsen .., 111,162 

Knudson 110 

Knutson 152,154 

Kocourek 130,179 

Koehler 3,63,187 

Koeppe ',87,104,113 

Koett 131 

Kohl 95 

Kohnke 136 

Kolbe 165 

Koll 78 

Kollman 48 

Koppelman 142 , 170 

Kopperud 181 

Korowski 98 

Korte 160 

Korth 50,188 

Kracek 161 

Kragness 84 

Krampe , . . , 32 

Kraswetter 110 

Krause 38,39,95 

121,127,185 

Krebsbach 94 

Kretchman 124,160 

Krien 78 

Kritzel 169 

Kriz 93 

Krueger 42,43,45,122 

137,159,164,180 

Krummen 106 

Krump ..5,21,35,37,53, 69 

71,76,77,79,114,115,130, 

133,137,164,179,180,181., 



Krushchke 106 

Kuchynka 110 

Kuehl 22,66,71,84,167 

Kulberg 161 

Kummen 105 

Kunz 98 

Kurth 62,64 

Kutter 16,27,53,79,83 

141,172 

Laboda 138 

Lafler 154 

Laf renz 6 

Lagerquist 107 

Lahr 12 

Lais 23 

Lambert 107 

Landsdell 140 

Lanetot 186 

Langenwalter 29A 

Lapperger 184 

La Qua 53,61,83,112 

Larson .12,34,116,120,148 

Lazenby 119 

Ledruska 176 

Lee 16,18,141 

Leffler 152 

Legg 186 

Leikfeld 152 

Leim " 121 

Lenzen 54,146,147,148 

Lewis 46 

Liedman 143 

Lilley 93 

Lima 79 

Lindberg 23 

Lindsey 96 

Lindstrom 115 

Linehan 35 

Lingberg 15 

Lingen 161,179 



Lingevan 119 

Liposki 160 

Littke 139 

Livdahl 19 

Lodemier 12 

Loll ...41,105,113,166,169 

Lommel 140 

Loney 182 

Lorenz 116 

Lomtson 97 

Lubenow 58 

Ludvig 143 

Lugert 2,22,149 

Lutzer 151 

Lynch 140 

Lyons ...176 

Maack 48,156,179 

Maas 102 

Macheel , 45 

Machookovitch 123 

Mackove 176 

Mackey 150 

Mac Queen 89 

Magill 161 

Magnus 24 

Mahler 120,123,165 

Maj ors 38 

Halick 160 

Malke 100 

Manderschied 99 

Manlkowskl 140,179 

Manstrom 21 

Marmum 24 

Marohl 2,7,23 

Martinek ■; 54 

Mashek 113,131 

Matske 148 

Mattson 174 

Mauch 139,178 

Mauer 64 

(194) 



Mc earthy 162,163 

Mc Dermott 185,186 

McDonald 93,97,103 

Mc Gray 185 

Mc Ilroy 102 

Mc Ilwain 79,141,148 

155,156,157 

Mc Keown 56 

Mc Kltrick 81 

Mc Laughlin 103 

Mc Morrow 91 

Mc Pherson 106 

Mc Quade 70 

Mc Sherry 164 

Mead 89 

Medenwaldt ..19,65,70,78,86 
114,117,124.137,154,164.... 

Meide 88,128 

Meier 96,134 

Melberg 18 

Melby 160 

Melchert 121 

Mergen/s 132,183 

Merrifield 162 

Mersch 131 

Mertes 61,107,151 

Meyer ....21,22,27,65,75,77 

79,81,112,130,132,151 

Michael 110,116 

Mielke 138 

Mikesh 20 

Milbrandt ...65,133,158,159 

Miller 34,74,85,96,101, 

144,145,149,150,178 

Mindeman 123 

Mittag 104,138 

Mitzel ..94,113,145,155,157 

Moare 151 

Moen 163 

Mong 163 

Mongoven 84,151 



Moon 29B 

Morris 112 

Mostad 51,57 

Motis 67,123,151 

Mouer 164 

Mourer 144 

Muehler 76,77,114 

129,133,136 

Muelberg 79,139 

Muir 106 

Multz 186 

Mumm 113 

Mundt 186 

Murray 187 

Na Deau 189 

Nauline 6 

Navratil 6,79 

Nehl 65 

Neisch 12,41 

Neltzel 169,170,182 

Nellermoe 159 

Nelson 97 

Newmann 123,141,189 

Nieman 91 

Nogosek 186 

Norman 154 

Novak 137 

Novotny 137 

Nulph .• 123 

Nyeberg 107 

Ocerman 82 

Odrlin 26 

Ohotto 86 

Oien 126 

Okerman 88 

Okke 158 

Olin 106 

Olsen 2 



Olson 17,26,32,101 

105,125,144 

O'Meara 6,19,20 

Ordin 154 

Osborn 105,106,138 

Osendorf 134 

Ostby 29B,187 

Osteraas 116 

Otto 6 

Overbust 183 

Paape 145 

Palmquist 135 

Pankow 14,15,31,40,45 

62,64,71,74,112,137 

Parks 30 

Pasbrig 96,98,142 

Patterson 32 ,119 

Pauch 133 

Paulson 99,142,148,179 

Payne ..,.., , 99 

Pearce , , , . ,175 

Pearson ,..,,., 126 

Peasley , . . , ,19 

Pederson ...24,166,168,170 

Peitz 16,80 

Pellman 28 

Pelvit 96,154 

Pelzl 65,156,157 

Peschel 104,109 

Peterson 12,32,161 

Petterson 144 

Pettit 146,183 

Plnnantges 84,92 

Place 34,64,149,161 

Plageman 170 

Plawman 16 

Pohl 17,71,138 

Ponath 100 

Popp 29A,122,160 

Poppen 136 

(195) 



Poster 149 

Pratt 9,51,57,115 

Pribbernow .82,88,134,170 

Prochaske 43 

Procknow 8.76,112,146,160 

Prokop '. 18 

Puetz 28,91,147 

Pusch 150,163 

Quail 168 

Quam 96,174 

Queneau 162,163 

Raan 112 

Radke U 

Radloff ...17,112,156,157 

Ramlch 30. 

Ramming 159,180 

Rand 162 

Rasen 113 

Rasmusen 105 

Rassler 93 

Rathgerber 174 

Ratke 182 

Rector Ill 

Rehm 35 

Reiland ..13 

Reiman 101 

lleiter 187 

Renelt 130 

Rennick 60 

Ressa 96 

Rettig 92 

Reynolds 143,154 

Rhodes 102 

Rice 131 

Richards 103,152 

Richardson 129 

Richeid 1,10,15 

Richter 51 

Riggle 65 



Riley 17 

Rinde Ill 

Robertson 149 

Robey 174,175 

Robinson 128 

Roe 107 

Reader 3,41,114 

133,137,164 

Roehl 143 

Ronk 176 

Roop 139 

Roponen 29A 

Rosnow 106 

Rossow 95,116 

Roth 25,69,86,134,136 

Russell 98 

Rustad 129 

Rybicka 134 

Rydell 13 

Sack 105 

Sadlicka 62 

Sahli 78 

Salzwedel 125,152,154,186 

Sanders 119,150 

Sando 13 

Sather 132 

Sawall 164 

Sawyer 26 

Schaeffer ' 148 

Scheller ..11,21,35,49,54 
108,126,165,170,171,172/3 

Scheuring 58 

Schieb 120,186 

Schiltz 24,46,92,130 

Schirmer 160 

Schlener 88,138 

Schleney 123 

Schley 155 

Schmidt 23,28,73,79 



Schmitz 25,69,147,184 

Schnell 38,137 

Schroeder -.91,96,101,111 
112,120,146,153,154, 177, 

182,183 

Schubert 6 

Schuett 22,50,56 

Schultz ..22,25,28,65,113 
131,135,138,139,145,166, 

177,185 

Schulz 105,122,159 

Schumacher 115 

Schuster 153 

Schwankel 116 

Schwebach 2 

Sedgewick 88 

Sedler 5,9,159,160 

Seefeldt , 85 

Sellner 26,143 

Setterberg 138,140 

Shadle 33 

Shapiro 161 

Shaw 135 

Sheets 29A 

Sherman 140 

Shocker 147 

Siefken Ill 

Sikorski 14 

Simdom 27,123 

Simonson 31,32,54,142 

Simpkins 99 

Simpson 16,141 

Sinds 121 

Skibness 148 

Skog 90 

Smith .28,100,13.0,167,174 

Smythe 152,154 

Sneddeker 52 

Snipstead 183 

Soehner 147 

Solid 82 

(196) 



Sook 23 

Sorenson 168 

Soutte 187 

Spethman 174 

Spicer 16 

Spreckles 91 

Squires 187 

Stach 1 

Stack 24,142,143,166 

Stark 168 

Stedman 24 

Steele 95 

Steenberg 96 

Steffens 169 

Steffey 76 

Stein 165,174 • 

Steinwehr 146 

Stewart 8 

Stine 100 

Stoltenow .,.8,10,11,89,90 

109,122,159 

Stoner 104 

Stoppelman 115 

Stovner 129 

Strege 129,144,162 

Stroehl 184 

Strout 186 

Strubel 154,160,167 

Studnicka 112 

Sturgess 37 

Suckla 30 

Swanson 88,126 

Sweeney 116,142 

Swenson 99 

Tanz 116 

Tehelka 160 

Terhaar 149 

Terwillger 183 

Tessman 122 

Teutsch 124 



Theede 30,59,108,157 

Thiel 5,25,35,139 

160,181 

Thiele 11 

Thorn 59 

Thomas 94,154 

Thompson 24,129,136 

Thornton 149,171 

Ticken 22 

Tiegs 18,66,71,103 

137,184,185 

Tillisch 182 

Tlmmerman 79 

Tisch 84,87 

Tischer 37 

Toma 93 

Trichler 88 

Trickle 8 

Trltten 170 

Trom 108 

Trove 90 

Tubbs 104 

Tucker 143 

Tulloch 48,51,72,119,135 
Twede 140 

Umbreit 98,116,117 
141,143,179 

Vaubel " 141 

Vedder 74,133 

Veflin 124 

Vennerson 148 

Vick 51,55 

Vig 131 

Voeltz 29A,100 

Volkman 35 

Vorse 103 

Voss 21 



Wacha .29B 

Wachter 129 

Wagner 16,117,159 

Wahl ....169 

Wahler 65 

Walby 122 

Walen 107 

Waller 64.72 

Wallman 69,133,145 

Wallock 172 

Walsh 97 

Walters 17,97 

Walts 29 

Wang 181 

Ward 106,184 

Waterman 33 

Waxweiler 133 , 137 

Wawers 14,28,30,63,85,183 

Weber 1,105 

Wedell 185 

Wegener . , , , 95 

Welgman ,., 50,56 

Weinberg 131 

Weischlag 121 

Weiser , 94 

Wendt 42,159,169 

Wentz 98 

Wenzel 154 

Westland 161 

Weston 2,26,66 

Wetzig 172 

Weyrauch 12 

White 93,99 

Whitehead 85 

Wickman 101,102 

Widhalm , 80 

Wiese 9 

Wieser 121 

Willprecht 133 

Wilson 88 

(197) 



Winefeldt 19,79,174 

Wing 37 

Winters 139 

Wipperman 162,166,181 

Wirtenberger 18 

Wirtz '..71,167 

Withnell 128 

Witt 112,115,120,150 

155,156,163,170 

Witte 105,160,162 

Wittman 155 

Wix 163 

Wohlwend 36 

Woiwode 119 

Wolfe 16,63,117 

Wollaston 35,40 

Wolters 160 

Worner 11,112,138,142 

143,149,171,182 

Wossner 24 

Wrolstad 113,128 

Wurl 63,108 

Yakas 146 

York 189 

Zach 46 

Zander 4,177,181,185 

Zanesel 54 

Zeilinger 124 

Zentgraf 101 

Ziegelman 8,9,17,19,42, 51 

57,98,115,148,180 

Ziemantz 167 

Zietz 177 

Zillgitt 125 

Zimmer 174 



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