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MARRIAGE and DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRACTIONS 

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Hankinson, Richland County^ North Dakota 

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Elizabeth M, Collins 

11638 SE 16Ath St. 

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Film // 10739 HANKINSON NEWS Jan. 1. I960 - Dec. 28, 1961 

SONORA NEWS.... Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause and Darlene motored to LeMars, lA. , to attend 
the wedding of Elaine Manthie, who became the bride of Malcolm Streyffeler on Dec. 27th. 
Miss Manthie is a niece of the Krause 's. 

********** January 7, 1960 

MARGARET K. RUBBER! BRIDE OF R. HEGLIE 
Grace Lutheran Church, Fargo, was the scene of a pretty holiday wedding when Miss Marg- 
aret K. Rubbert, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. F. A. Rubbert of 701 S. Drive, Fargo, became the 
bride of Lieut. Roger A. Heglie of the USAF, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Heglie of 1314 
N. 9th St., Fargo, on Dec. 20th, at 4 o'clock PM. 

The bride's father. Rev. F. A. Rubbert officiated at the double ring candlelight cere- 
mony. Rev. Rubbert was former pastor of the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount and 
St. John's Lutheran Church at Tyler for over 11 years. 

The church was beautifully decorated with white flocked Christmas trees on each side 
of the altar with blue bulbs and candelabra on the altar. Single candelabara and white 
flocked boughs decorated with balls and white pine cones decorated the aisle. The altar 
was banked with white boughs. 

The organist, Don Firnhaber of Fargo, played the following selections for the Process- 
ional "Aria in D," "Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring" and the Recessional was "Fugue & Prelude in 
C. Major." He also accompanied the soloist, Robert Fiechtner of Fargo, who sang "Song of 
Ruth" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her brother, Armin Rubbert of Aberdeen, 
WA. She wore a white floor length gown of velvet with a Chapel train and it was styled with 
a fitted bodice, full skirt, portrait neckline with applique design. Her bridal veil of 
silk illusion was held in place by a pearl Swedish crown. She carried a cascade bouquet of 
white roses with sprigs of blue Lily of the Valley. The bride's gifts from the bridegroom 
were cultured pearl earrings and a Mink capelet. 

The bride's attendants were her classmates from the St. Luke's Hospital School of Nurs- 
ing. The Matron of Honor was Mrs. Duane Olson of Fort Ranson, ND. The Maid of Honor was 
Miss Gladys Chelgren of Denver, CO., and the bridesmaid was Miss Ellen Dahl of Moorhead, MN. 
Their identical sheath dresses were of blue velveteen with blue silk organza overskirts fash- 
ioned with cumberbunds and velveteen bows at the back. They wore matching headbands with 
blue accessories and carried semi-cascade bouquets of white roses, white and blue feathered 
carnations and sprigs of holly. They wore pearl and aurora borealis earrings and white 
gloves, gifts of the bride. 

The bestman was Jerome Hendrickson of Dubuque, lA. , fraternity brother at NDAC, of the 
bridegroom. Groomsmen were the bride's brother. Dr. Duane Rubbert of Des Moines, lA. , and 
Dale Hegreberg of Minot, fraternity brother of the groom. Ushers were Armin Rubbert, brother 
of the bride, Ralph Anderson, Fargo, brother-in-law of the groom, and Ronald Nellermoe, of 

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Christine, ND. , cousin of the groom. The groom, ushers and attendants wore midnight blue 
dinner jackets and trousers with cumberbunds, bow ties. They wore white carnation boutonn- 
ieres with the exception of the groom who had a white rose. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Rubbert wore a white brocaded dress with black & white 
accessories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Heglie, wore a blue lace dress with black and white 
accessories. They each had a lovely corsage of red roses. 

After the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors given by the parents with 
500 guests in attendance. The reception table was centered with a five tiered wedding cake 
decorated with white rosebuds and trim, topped with a bouquet of red roses with blue and 
white net ribbon. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Orville Herschlip, Upham, ND. , cousin 
of the bride, and Mrs. George Risan, Fargo, aunt of the groom. The groom's cake was served 
by Miss Brenda Heglie, 9 year old sister of the groom. Pouring were Mrs. Melvin Kaeding, 
aunt of the bride and Mrs. Clayton Foraess, Fargo, aunt of the groom. Mrs. Ralph Anderson, 
Fargo, sister of the groom, had charge of the guest book. Presiding at the gift table were: 
Mary Pfau, Upham, cousin of the bride. Dawn Fomess, Fargo, cousin of the bridegroom, Mrs. 
Gary Thompson, Fairmount, friend of the bride. Friends assisted in the kitchen with the 
serving. 

A buffet supper was served at the home of the bride's parents following the reception 
for relatives and classmates. 

The bride is a graduate of Central High School at Fargo, and the St. Luke's Hospital 
School of Nursing at Fargo. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at the St. Luke's Hosp- 
ital. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Comstock High School, Comstock, MN. , and North 
Dakota State College at Fargo. He was formerly employed by the NW Bell Telephone Co., and 
is now a Lieutenant in the USAF stationed at Cape Cod, MA. 

For going away the bride wore a black sheath with white trim, with black and white acc- 
essories and wearing her mink caplet, gift of the bridgroora. They will make their home, 
after the first of the New Year, at the Otis Air Force Base at Cape Cod, MA. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Kramer, Upham, Minot, Wahpeton, Fair- 
mount, Christine, Walcott, Tyler, Great Bend, Cuba, Fort Ranson , Hillsboro, Valley City, ND., 
Gary, Wolverton, Comstock, Sabin, MN. ; Rosholt, SD. ; Denver, CO.; Dubuque, lA. ; Des Mones, 
lA. ; and Washington, DC. ********** January 7, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Roy Snyder and Viva, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Osbom and Connie, 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hardie and Mr. and Mrs. Newell Hardie and sons were among those attend- 
ing the weddins shower for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Voss in Rosholt, Wednesday evening. 

********** January 14, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Buckhouse of Wadena, MN., announce the engagement of their daugh- 
ter, Joyce Marie, to Jerry Warwick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Warwick of Hewitt, MN. 
No date has been set for the wedding. 

********** January 21, 1960 

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Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kipson of Dumont, MN. , announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Eileen, to Rodger Wayne Boehning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Boehning of Hankinson. 

No date has been set for the wedding. 

********** January 21, 1960 

GRAY WED to MINN. GIRL 

Mary M. Foley and Leo W. Gray were married on Dec. 12th, 1959, at Barry, MN. Father 
Henry LeMay officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Martina Murphy and the late Edward Murphy of Grace- 
ville, MN. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip L. Gray of Rosholt, SD. , and is 
well known in the Hankinson area. 

The bride wore a champagne beige street length dress with beige accessories and a 
white orchid corsage. Her rhinestone necklace and earrings were a gift of the groom. 
Mrs. Leo Murphy of Graceville, sister-in-law of the bride, was the matron of honor and 
she wore a coral dress with white accessories. Her jewelry was a gift of the bride. Her 
corsage was an orchid. 

The bestman was Arlo Gray of Hankinson, brother of the groom. Both the groom and his 
bestman wore grey suits with white carnation boutonnieres. The bride's mother wore a blue 
silk jersey dress and the mother of the groom wore a coral and black dress. Both wore orc- 
hid corsages. 

A reception was held after the ceremony at the St. Barnabas Church parlors for 60 guests 
and was prepared by the ladies of the St. Barnabas circles. Vema Mae Foley, niece of the 
bride, and Jean Nosbusch, both of Graceville, were the waitresses. 

Mrs. James Murphy of Graceville, sister-in-law of the bride, was in charge of the guest 
book. In charge of the gifts were Mrs. Charles Smith of Grafton, ND. , sister of the groom, 
and Mrs. William Murphy of Minneapolis, sister-in-law of the bride. 

The bride attended Moorhead State Teachers College and taught school in Minnesota 
and North Dakota, two years of which were taught near Hankinson. The groom served in the 
Navy and is the adjutant of the American Legion Post in Hankinson and 4th District Comman- 
der of the VFW in South Dakota. 

Guests were from Graceville, Minneapolis, Rosholt, Fairmount and Ashley, ND. After a 
honeymoon to the North Dakota Badlands, Garrison Dam and Minneaplis, the couple will reside 
at home on a farm near Rosholt, SD. 

********** February 4, 1960 

ATTENDS WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmitt, Joanne and Joe, Jr., left Friday for St. Cloud, MN. , where 
they attended the wedding of Mr. Schmitt 's niece, Patricia Schmitt to Ray Press. The wed- 
ding took place Sat. morning at 10 AM., Feb. 13th, at the Cathedral Church in St. Cloud. 
Joanne Schmitt was one of the four bridesmaids who were attendants at the wedding. Joanne 
and Joe Jr., accompanied their sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pauly and family of 
Wahpeton to their home in Fairmount Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Schmitt returned home 
Sunday afternoon. ********** February 18, 1960 

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BRENDEFUR - MEYER WED 

A beautiful wedding was solemnized at the St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton 
recently in a setting of carnations and gladiolus. Father Haues read the nuptial mass 
for the double ring ceremony uniting Sharon Brendefur and Richard Meyer. The wedding march 
was played by the Sisters of the St. John's Church. 

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brendefur of Campbell and the groom 
is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Meyer of Fairmount. 

The bride wore a white lace ballerina length dress and carried a bouquet of pink roses 
on a Prayer Book. Her rhinestone pendent was a gift of the broom. 

Bemice Mitzel of Great Bend, a friend of the bride, was the maid of honor and she 
wore a mint green ballerina length dress, rhinestone earrings and necklace and carried a 
bouquet of pink and white carnations. 

The bridegroom was attended by Leo Ennen of Fairmount, cousin of the groom. Both the 
groom and his attendant wore dark suits with a white carnation boutonniere. 

The bride's mother wore a blue dress with a pink and white carnation corsage and the 
mother of the groom wore a deep pink dress with a corsage of white carnations. 

A wedding dinner was held at noon in Campbell at the home of the bride's uncle and 
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brendefur for 25 guests. The wedding cake, was baked by Mrs. 
Leander Wawers of Fairmount, cousin of the groom, The cake was cut by Mrs. Louis Horman 
of Wheaton, sister of the groom. Guests were from Wheaton, Nashua, Hankinson, Fairmount 
and from Campbell. 

The bride attended the Campbell High School and is now employed at Leon's Cafe in 
Wahpeton. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High School. The couple are at home 
at 421^1 Dakota Avenue in Wahpeton. 

********** February 18, 1960 

J. KRAUSE WED FEB. 20 

Miss Jane Krause, daughter of Mrs. Alice Krause of Hankinson, became the bride of Terr- 
ence Gollnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gollnick of Minneapolis, MN., at a beautiful 
candlelight ceremony which took place on Saturday evening, Feb. 20th, at 7:30 o'clock at 
the Evangelical and Reformed Church at Hankinson, Rev. F. W. Paul performing the double 
ring ceremony. 

The church was decorated with candelabra. On the altar were bouquets of pink carnations. 
The aisles were decorated with white satin bows and candles. The processional was played 
by David Paul. He also accompanied Viola Buckhouse, friend of the bride, who sang "Oh Per- 
fect Love" and the "Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her brother, Harris Krause of Lidgerwood, wore 
a floor length gown of imported silk chantilly lace, with scalloped neckline and hem. It 
was trimmed with velvet bows in the back and thru the hemline. Her fingertip veil of silk 
illusion, handrolled, was held by a queen's crown of pearls. The bride carried a white 
Bible covered with lace and topped with baby pink roses with pearl hearts. The bride wore 
a cultured pearl necklace and earrings, gifts of the groom. 

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Judy Scheller, friend of the bride, was maid of honor and Diane Gollnick, sister of 
the groom, was bridesmaid. They wore identical ballerina length gowns of light blue silk 
nylon with lace jackets. They carried Colonial bouquets of pink and white carnations with 
chenille hearts. Each wore pearl earrings and white gloves, gifts of the bride. 

The bride's mother wore a medium blue colored dress with navy accessories and the 
groom's mother wore a mint green colored dress with black accessories. Each received a 
beautiful corsage of pink roses and white carnations. 

Bestmen were David Lekness of New Effington and Dennis Thompson of Minneapolis, MN. , 
friends of the groom. The groom and his attendants wore dark suits. Ushers were Frank- 
lin Krause, cousin of the bride and Argane Mitbo, cousin of the groom. The bride's gift 
to the groom was silver cuff links and tie tack. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for about 150 guests. 
The wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount. It was cut by 
the groom's aunts, Mrs. Arnold Medenwald and Mrs. Edward Gollnick. 

At the gift table were Mrs. Harris Krause, sister-in-law of the bride and Diane Ulstad, 
friend of the couple. In charge of the guest book was Karen Gollnick, cousin of the groom. 

Mrs. Ralph Gelle, aunt of the groom, poured. Waitresses were Ruth Mae Kohl, JoAnn 
Krause, cousins of the bride and Gail Carney, Patsy Stave, cousins of the groom. Hostess 
was Miss Mertle Rahn, friend of the bride. Kitchen helpers were: Mrs. Leonard Wegener, 
Mrs. Roy Kohl, aunts of the bride and Mrs. Walter Clouse, Mrs. Norbert Weinkauf, aunts of 
the groom. 

For going away, the bride wore a winter white sheath with turquoise accessories. 
After a short trip the couple will be at home in Minneapolis, MN. Out of town guests were 
from Lidgerwood, Fairmount, Fargo, Cleveland, ND. ; New Effington, Rosholt, Claire City, SD. ; 
Minneapolis, Wheaton, Breckenridge, Moorhead and St. Paul, MN. 

********** March 3, 1960 

DARLENE MEDENWALD WED 

Miss Darlene Medenwald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Medenwald, Sr., of Hankinson, and 
Ray Wacha, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wacha of Wahpeton, were wed in a double ring ceremony at 
St. John's Catholic Church on Feb. 13th with Father Sauer officiating. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a ballerina length gown of 
white nylon net trimmed with chantilly lace with a scalloped neckline and fitted bodice. 
Her fingertip veil was held in place by a beaded crown. She wore white pearls as her jew- 
elry and carried a heart shaped bouquet of red roses. Maid of honor was Karen Olson, a 
friend of the bride. Bridesmaid was Mrs. Leo Kjellerup, sister of the bride. They wore 
street length dresses of red velvet. Their head pieces were of matching red velvet and 
they carried smaller bouquets of red roses. The maid of honor and bridesmaid wore rhine- 
stone earrings and white gloves, gifts of the bride. 

The bestman was Adrian Meyer, a friend of the groom and groomsman was Martin Wacha, 
brother of the groom. The groom and his attendants wore dark suits with red ties, gifts 
from the groom. Ushers were Wm. Medenwald, brother of the bride, and Robert Novetzke, 

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cousin of the groom. They also received ties as a gift from the groom. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. The groom's mother 
wore a green dress with beige accessories. They each received corsages of red and white 
roses. Mrs. Mary Wacha, grandmother of the groom, was also presented with a corsage of 
roses . 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the VFW Club Rooms where supper was 
served to about 125 guests. The wedding cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Leo Kjellerup, 
sister of the bride. It was cut and served by Mrs. Francis Fink, friend of the couple, who 
also was hostess. At the gift table were Mrs. Wm. Medenwald, Jr., sister-in-law of the 
bride and Marjorie Schultz, room mate of the bride. In charge of the guest book was Mrs. 
Winslow Scott of Minneapolis, sister of the groom. The waitresses at the bride's table were; 
Connie Kjellerup and Myrna Medeanwald. Mrs. Robert Novetzke poured. Other waitresses 
were: Lonnie Lehman and Donna Walbert. Kitchen helpers were aunts of the bride, Mrs. Womer 
and Mrs. R. A. Bladow of Hankinson and Mrs. Fred Medenwaldt of St. Paul. 

For going away the bride wore a black suit with white accessories. The couple will 
reside in Wahpeton where both are employed. Out of town guests were from Hastings, St. 
Paul, Minneapolis, Erhard, Breckenridge, MN. ; Rosholt, SD. ; Grand Forks, Jamestown, Lid- 
gerwood, Hankinson and Mantador, ND. 

********** March 10, 1960 

Miss Viola Hohenstern was guest of honor at a bridal shower, Sunday afternoon, at 
the Mrs. Adolph Erb home. She received many lovely gifts from the guests. Mrs. Erb and 
her daughter, Mary served a tasty luncheon to the 20 guests. Miss Hohenstern will be an 
April bride. ^,^*^^^^^^^ March 17, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brunkhorst and daughters Bonnie and Cheryl, and Mr. and Mrs. 
Pat Mcllwain of Fargo, attended the wedding of their daughter and sister, Faye Brunkhorst 
to Harold Chelgren at St. Paul, Saturday evening. 

********** March 24, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wacha of Wahpeton spent the weekend at the home of her parents, 

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Medenwald and attended the wedding of Miss Margie Schultz, Saturday 
afternoon, in which Mrs, Wacha was an attendant. 

********** March 24, 1960 

WACHA WED MARCH 14th 

Miss Margaret Wacha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wacha, became the bride of Del- 
mer Minar of Fairmount, Monday, March 14th, at 2 o'clock PM at the United Church of Christ 
at Hankinson, Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. 

Bouquets of red roses and carnations were on the altar. The bride wore a turquoise 
and orchid dress, with matching accessories. Her corsage was roses. 

Mrs. Arnold Foyt of Wyndmere, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a 
beige linen dress with matching accessories. Arlene Kuzel of Lidgerwood, cousin of the 
bride, wore a turquoise rayon taffeta dress. Their corsages were pink and white carnations. 

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Franklin Kuzel and Alfred Foyt, cousins of the bride, were the groom's attendants. 
After the ceremony a reception was given by the bride's parents in the church parlors. 

The couple are residing on a farm near Fairmount. 

********** March 24, 1960 

LOCAL GIRL WED IN CITIES 

In a double ring ceremony, Faye Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brunkhorst, 
became the bride of Harold Chelgren, son of Mrs. Agnes Chelgren of St. Paul, at Redeemer 
Lutheran Church Chapel, St. Paul, Saturday evening at 7:30. Rev. Langhans officiated. 

The bride wore a street length beige dress with jacket and cape collar, with matching 
accessories. Her corsage was red baby roses. 

Marion Kutter, of St. Paul, a friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Her street leng- 
th dress was light blue with matching accessories. Her corsage was pink roses and carnat- 
ions. 

The groom chose his brother, Richard Chelgren of St. Paul as his bestman. They wore 
dark suits and carnation boutonnieres. 

After the ceremony a reception for 50 guests was held at the home of the groom's 
mother, Mrs. Agnes Chelgren. The couple are both employed at St. Paul, MN. 

********** March 24, 1960 

MARJORIE SCHULTZ WED at IMt'tANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH 

A pretty wedding was solemnized on Saturday afternoon, March 19th, at Immanuel Luth- 
eran Church, Hankinson. Miss Marjorie Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz of 
Hankinson, became the bride of Richard Hoglin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Hoglin of Lancaster, 
MN. Rev. Otto Truog officiated. White mums decorated the altar, satin bows and camelia 
foliage marked the aisle. 

Miss Gloria Truog presided at the organ and accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Merill Griggs, 
who sang "The Wedding Prayer" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a ballerina gown of white chantilly 
lace with scalloped neckline and hem with Mary Stuart sleeves. Her fingertip veil was held 
in place with a white pill box hat trimmed with pearls. She carried a crescent bouquet of 
red delight roses ■ surrounded by white butterfly roses. The bride's gift from the groom was 
a pearl necklace. 

Matron of honor was, Mrs. Mercedes Bellin of Hankinson, cousin of the bride. Mrs. Dar- 
lene Wacha of Wahpeton, friend of the couple, was bridesmaid. They wore light blue nylon 
dresses with headpieces of matching blue. Their crescent bouquets of white carnations were 
accented with blue. 

The groom's attendants were, Robert Muehle of Detroit Lakes, brother-in-law of the 
groom as bestman, Derrold Turner of Grand Forks, friend of the groom, was groomsman. Glayde 
Cory of Grand Forks, cousin of the groom and Glenn Bladow of Hankinson, cousin of the bride 
were ushers. 

The bride's gift to the groom was silver cuff links and tie tack. The bride's mother 
wore a rose lace dress with black accessories. The groom's mother wore a navy dress with 

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navy accessories. Their corsages were white butterfly roses. 

After the ceremony, a reception was given by the bride's parents for 100 guests in 
the church parlors. The wedding cake was baked and decorated by the bride's cousin, Mrs. 
Gerald Pankow of Wahpeton. Mrs. Eldred Wolfe and Mrs. Rex Branson cut and served the cake. 
Mrs. Edward Campbell poured at the bridal table. 

The table waitresses were Mrs. George Gabbert, Jr., Mrs. Bill Medenwaldt, Jr., and 
Miss Bernice Petrick. Mrs. Darlene Muehle, sister of the groom, had charge of the guest 
book. Bev Stromquist, Marge Novetzke and Vonnie Klein, friends of the bride, took care of 
the gift table. 

The kitchen helpers were: Mrs. Anna Horneber, Mrs. Wm. Gabbert and Mrs. George Gabbert, 
Sr. For going away the bride wore an aqua lace suit with white accessories. 

Guests attending from a distance were from Lancaster, Detroit Lakes, Browns Valley, 
Hallock, MN. ; Grand Forks, Fargo, Wahpeton and Lidgerwood. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson Public School. She was employed as repair 
service clerk for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., at Wahpeton. 

The groom attended the Lancaster Consolidated School and is employed at the Morris 
Body Shop at Crookston, MN. 

The bridal couple are making their home at 905 Laurel St., Crookston, MN. 

********** March 31, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schiltz of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter. 
Norma to David Birchem, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Birchem of Rosholt. 

Miss Schiltz is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy and is employed at St. Gerard's 
Hospital. Mr. Birchem is attending the Dakota Business College in Fargo. 

No wedding date has been set. 

********** April 21, 1960 

JANICE MUEHLER WED TO GARY MANNING 

The United Church of Christ was a scene of a pretty wedding Saturday evening, April 
2nd, at 7:30 when Miss Janice Fay Muehler became the bride of Gary L. Manning, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Lyle Manning of Wahpeton. Rev. F. W. Paul performed the double ring ceremony. 

The church was decorated with ferns. On the altar were red roses in memory of the 
bride's father. The aisles were decorated with white satin bows. The processional was 
played by David Paul. He also accompanied Miss Viola Backhouse, friend of the bride, who 
sang "Oh Promise Me" and "The Lord's Prayer" as the couple knelt by the altar. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of white nylon embroidery with matching gauntlets. 
Her veil was held by a crown of seeded pearls. The bride carried a white Bible and pink 
baby roses accented with satin streamers with white hyacinth florets. The bride s pearl 
earrings were a gift of the groom. (Something old, new, borrowed and blue.) 

Matron of honor was Joann Buckhouse, niece of the bride. Joyce Buckhouse, niece of the 
bride was bridesmaid. They wore identical white gowns with yellow, pink and blue daisies. 
They wore white headbands, gloves and pearl earrings, gifts of the bride. They carried 

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white net baskets of yellow, pink and white daisies. 

Bestman was Hawley Manning, brother of the groom. The groomsman was James Singleman 
friend of the couple. The groom and his attendants wore white dinner jackets and carnation 
boutonnieres. The bride's gift to the groom was a tie bar with matching cuff links. Ushers 
were Orville Buckhouse, nephew of the bride and Fred Olson, friend of the couple. 

The bride's mother wore a sheer navy blue dress with white accessories and the grooms 
mother wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. They wore corsages of white carna- 
tions and pink hyacinth florets. 

Following the ceremony, the reception was in the church parlors for about 125 guests. 
The bridal table was decorated with the bride's colors and flowers. The wedding cake was 
baked and decorated by Mrs. Ted Roeder of Hankinson. It was cut by Mrs. Arlo Manning, aunt 
of the groom and Mrs. Clarence Buckhouse, sister of the bride. 

Mrs. Warren Schmit, of Wadena, niece of the bride, was in charge of the guest book. 
The gifts were opened by the bride and groom with the assistance of their attendants. 

The coffee pourers were Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse, sister of the bride and Mrs. Hank 
Dickraff, friend of the couple. Serving the ice cream was Audrey Ann Buckhouse, niece of 
the bride. Waitresses were Sharon Roeder, Leon Jaeger, Connie Wilprecht and Beverly Berg. 
Mrs. C. W. Seivert was the hostess. Cooks were Mrs. Walter Roeder, Mrs. Arthur Hartleben, 
Mrs. Walter Berg and Mrs. Stanley Jaeger. 

For going away the bride wore a black sheath with a black and white jacket. Her 
accessories were in black and orchid. The bride is a graduate of Hankinson High School and 
the State School of Science for nursing and is presently employed at the Breckenridge 
Clinic. 

The groom is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and is presently employed as a patrol- 
man at Wahpeton. After a short trip to points in North Dakota the couple will reside at 
408 5th St. S., Wahpeton. 

Guests were from Hankinson, Lidgerwood, Wahpeton, Valley City and Wyndmere, ND. , Breck- 
enridge, Ely, Moorhead, and Wadena, MN. 

********** April 21, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kutzer and Margie accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. 
Harold Thomas of Moorhead will spend the weekend at Grand Forks where they will attend 
the wedding of Mrs. Kutzer 's niece, Barbara Leonard, which will take place on Saturday 
April 30th. ********** April 28, 1960 

SOUTHWEST NEWS: Matt Reinke and Grace Ann and George and Mrs. James Reinke and 
family left for St. Paul Friday where they attended the wedding of Miss Betty Lou Reinke 
and Charles Fuller at the Air Force Chapel on Saturday morning. They returned home Sun- 
day evening. 

********** April 28, 1960 



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BETTY REINKE WED APRIL 23rd 

Betty Lou Reinke, daughter of Matt Reinke, Hankinson, and S-Sgt. Charles R. Fuller, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brisbane Fuller, Br. Honduras, Central America, were married 
April 23rd, at the Catholic Base Chapel, Wold Chamberlain Air Base, Minneapolis. 

The Rev. Robert Vashro celebrated the nuptial mass and was served by Laird Schultz, 
nephew of the bride. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a ballerina length gown 
fashioned of chantilly lace. The bodice featured a sabrina neckline and short sleeves. 
The bouffont skirt was accented by a white satin bow in the back of the dress. Her silk 
illusion shoulder length veil fell from a pearl tiara. Maid of honor was Grace Ann Reinke, 
sister of the bride. She wore a blue taffeta dress and net overskirt. She wore a match- 
ing head piece. The bride carried a colonial bouquet of white roses, white carnations and 
pearl clusters. The maid of honor carried a colonial bouquet of pink sweetheart roses and 
white carnations. 

The bestman was A2C Joseph Colle of Milwaukee, WI., friend of the groom. A reception 
was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Schultz, St. Paul. 

The bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy and attended the College of Medical 
Technology of Minneapolis. She is presently employed at the Minnesota State Medical Ass'n. 

Mr. Fuller is a graduate of Wesly High School and attended St. John's College, Belize, 
Br. Honduras. ********** May 5, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Silvernail of Milnor announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Doris to PFC Glen W. Medenwaldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred 
Medenwald of Hankinson. 

Doris will graduate from the Milnor High School in May. Glen is stationed at the 
Marine Barracks NAS , Alameda, CA. The wedding will take place June 5th at Milnor. 

********** I^y 5^ 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stack, their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Drager of 
St. Paul, came to attend the wedding of Janice Stack and Michael Fischer, Saturday. The 
Stack's were overnight guests in the George Scheller home. 

********** May 5, 1960 

Carl Stack of Spokane, WA. , arrived here Thursday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 

Edwin Stack and also to attend the wedding of his sister, Janice Stack. He left again 

for Washington Tuesday evening. (Wedding was at Sisseton, SD) 

********** ^lay 5^ I960 

V. HOHENSTERN WED APRIL 23 
Miss Viola Hohenstern, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hohenstem of Hankinson, 
became the bride of Alvin Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hejtmanek of Lidgerwood, at 
the St. Philips Church in Hankinson, April 23rd at 10:30 AM. Rev. Studzinski officiated 
at the double ring ceremony. 

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The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of white 
chantilly lace and tulle, over net and taffeta, fashioned with a bouffant skirt with a 
back cascade of alternate lace and tulle ruffles. Jeweled lace appliques accented the 
skirt front. The molded lace bodice featured long Mary Stuart sleeves and a jeweled scall- 
oped sabrina neckline. 

Her fingertip length veil of pure silk imported illusion was held in place by a jeweled 
crown. She carried a bouquet of white roses backed by a pearl heart with pearl streamers. 
Nested in the heart was a white orchid. The bride's gift from the groom was a white Missal. 

Mrs. Bill Coppin of Hankinson, a sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Miss Faye 
Coppin, niece of the bride, was jxinior bridesmaid. They wore identical shrimp colored 
chiffon over net dresses, matching head bands and white pearl necklaces. They carried bou- 
quets fashioned like the bride's, white iris backed by a pearl heart with pearl streamers. 

The groom's attendants were Bill Coppin, brother-in-law of the bride, and Dan Jensen, 
brother of the groom. Duane Loll and Vem Fluto, friends of the couple, were ushers. Mich- 
ael Coppin, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer. They all wore white dinner jackets. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress with pink accessories. The groom's mother 
wore a floral lilac dress with matching accessories. The grand mother of the groom wore a 
brown suit with beige accessories. Each wore corsages of pink elf roses. 

The church aisle was marked with a white carpet. Colorful plants graced the Chancel 
and white fern trees flanked the altar. Processional music was under the direction of Sis- 
ter M. Anita. 

A dinner was given by the parents of the bride for 150 guests. The wedding cake was 
cut and served by Mrs. Adolph Erb, friend of the couple. Mary Erb had charge of the guest 
book. Pat Robinson, Shirley Wawers and Carmen Goerger took care of the gift table. 

The bride graduated from the St. Francis Academy in 1957. She has been employed as 
sales girl at Olson's Jewelry at Wahpeton. The groom was in the Navy and is now employed 
at the Webb Publishing Co., at St. Paul as a bindery machinist. 

After a short wedding trip to various parts of Minnesota, they will make their home in 
St. Paul. For going away the bride wore a copper colored dress with matching accessories. 

Out of town guests were from Wahpeton, Lidgerwood, Battle Lake, Fargo, Minneapolis, and 
Wyndmere and Osseo, MN. ^ ***** . ^ ^ ^ May 12, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger of Fairmount announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter Sharon Ann to Mr. Harley Swanson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Harley Swanson Sr., of Fairmount. The wedding will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 
PM on May 28th, at the First English Lutheran Church. 

Miss Scheidegger is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1958, attended the 
State School of Science of Wahpeton, and has been employed at Montgomery Ward at Wahpeton 
from March to Dec. of 1959 at which time she accepted a position at the Farmers Union Oil 
Co. , at Fairmount. 

Mr. Swanson is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and is at present a student at 

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the NDAC School of Botany at Fargo. He will do graduate work at the college after his 
graduation on May 22nd. He is a member of the Farm House Fraternity and a member of the 
National Guard having recently completed six month's training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. 

********** May 12, 1960 

MAURICE AKER, JR. WED AT LAS VEGAS 
On March 26th, Maurice Aker, Jr., was married at Las Vegas, NV. , to Miss Delia Aguilar 
of Los Angeles, CA. They will make their home at Riverside, CA. Aker is a son of Mr. and 
Mrs. M. S. Aker of Hankinson. 

********** May 19^ I960 

SOUTHWEST NEWS Mr. and Mrs. John Wilm attended the wedding of Mrs. Wilm's niece, 

Francis Roob to Robert Nennig of Fairmount at the St. John's Catholic Church at Rosholt 
on Tuesday. ********** May 19, 1960 

TO BE MARRIED 

Miss Nancy Carol Klund, daughter of Mrs. M. J. Klund and the late M. J. Klund, of 
North Branch, MN. , will become the bride of William Gustafson on Saturday, May 28th, 1960 
at 10 o'clock in the morning at Christ Our King Church at Cambridge, MN. 

Miss Klund is the niece of Mrs. Robert Whitehead of Fairmount and the Klund family 
were former residents of Fairmount. 

********** May 19, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Miss Dianne Bohn Sun- 
day afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran Church parlors. She received many beautiful and use- 
ful gifts. Her wedding to Jerome Herfindahl will take place at the Lutheran Church on 
June 11th. 



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May 26, 1960 



TO BE MARRIED 
Miss L. Diane Robertson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. L. Robertson, will become the 
bride of Kenneth Orrin Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Swanson at Lebanon, OR., on 
Friday evening at 7 o'clock. May 27th, at the First Methodist Church. 

********** May 26, 1960 

MEDENWALDT WEDS MILNOR GIRL 

In a single ring ceremony on Sunday afternoon at 3 PM on May 29th, in the American 
Lutheran Church in Milnor, Miss Doris Silvemail, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Silvemail, 
of Milnor, became the bride of PFC Glen Medenwaldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred F. Medenwaldt 
of Hankinson. Rev. Nelson officiated. 

The church was decorated with lighted tapers in candelabra and lighted candles with 
vases of lilacs. Miss Sheila Decker played the nuptial music and accompanied Velda Bennet 
who sang, "Oh Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a beautiful gown of white slipper sat- 
in with net overskirt and lace fitted bodice. Her veil was fingertip length edged with 
lace and fell from a crown of seed pearls. She carried a colonial bouquet of orchid carna- 
tions centered with yellow roses. She carried out the traditional something old, new, 

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borrowed and blue. 

Mrs. Randolph Ahrens, sister of the bridegroom of New Effington, acted as matron of 
honor and wore a white net with nylon overskirt and yellow cumberbund ballerina length dress. 
A headband of yellow and orchid mums and a corsage of orchid carnations were also worn. A 
pearl choker and earrings were given to her as a gift of the bride. 

Bridesmaid, Mrs. Robert Silvernail of Gwinner, sister of the bridegroom, wore a baller- 
ina length gown of orchid taffeta with net overskirt and lace bodice. She also wore a 
headband of yellow and orchid mums and a corsage of yellow carnations. Her pearl earrings 
and choker were also gifts of the bride. 

Randolph Ahrens, brother-in-law of the bridegroom of New Effington, was bestman. 
Robert Silvernail, brother of the bride of Gwinner, was the groomsman. They wore white 
carnation boutonnieres, black ties and handkerchiefs, gifts of the groom. The groom wore 
his Marine uniform. 

The flower girl was Brenda Reraore, cousin of the bridegroom and she wore a gown of 
orchid taffeta with net overskirt and lace bodice. She also wore a headband of yellow and 
orchid mums and carried a miniature colonial bouquet of orchid and white carnations and a 
pearl choker, gift of the bride. 

Ushers were George Silvernail, brother of the bride, and Vernie Odegaard, brother-in- 
law of the bride. They wore white carnation boutonnieres, black ties and hankies, gifts 
of the groom. The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress and a corsage of pink carnations. 
The groom's mother wore a navy blue polka dot silk dress and a corsage of pink carnations. 
The groom's grandmother also wore a corsage of pink carnations and his grandfather, a white 
carnation boutonniere. Miss Myma Odegaard, friend of the bride had charge of the guest book, 

Miss Hazel Silvernail and Mrs. Vernie Odegaard, sisters of the bride and Mrs. George 
Silvernail, sister-in-law of the bride had charge of the gift table. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was given by the bride's parents in the church par- 
lors with approximately 100 guests. The bride's table was decorated in yellow and orchid 
with a four tier wedding cake. The bride is a graduate of the Milnor High School. PFC 
Medenwaldt is serving in the Marines. , 

The couple will make their home in Alameda, CA. , after June 8th. 

********** June 2, 1960 

GRANDSON IS MARRIED 

Miss Carlene Gaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Corl Weller of North Sacramento, CA. , 
became the bride of Capt. Robert A. Ripley on Saturday, May lAth, 1960, at 4 o'clock in the 
afternoon at Chapel One at the McClellan Air Force Base in California. 

Robert Ripley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Ripley of Dickinson, and grandson of Mrs. 

Alice Swanson of Fairmount. 

********** June 2, 1960 

BLADOW WEDS ESTHER LAIDLAW 

Pink, blue and white were the colors chosen by Esther Sarah Laidlaw for her wedding 

April 29th, to Earl Wesley Bladow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Bladow of Hankinson. Mrs. 

F. M. Bates, mother of the bride, is living in Sulphur, LA. 

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Beginning at 8 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, the wedding was performed by Rev. 
Waldo Rist. The bride's gown had a scalloped neckline and a white raff eta band held her 
short veil in place. She carried white and pink roses. 

Mrs. Leland B. Fletcher, who was matron of honor, wore a sweet pea pink taffeta dress. 
The bridesmaids, Mildred English and Lucille Ireton, were dressed in blue taffeta. All 
carried pink roses. 

Serving as bestman was his brother, Woodrow Bladow and another brother, Alfred Bla- 
dow, Jr., and J. R. Bloch ushered. Calvin Lee Bladow of Richland, WA. , was ringbearer 
and Theresa Ann Bladow was flower girl. 

Mr. Bladow graduated from high school at Morris, MN., and law school at the University 
of South Dakota at Vermillion. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bladow are living in Portland, OR. 

********** June 9, I960 

Mr. and Mrs. John Wilm and family attended the wedding of Mary Jane Herding and Albert 
Tekle at St. John's Catholic Church at Wahpeton, Saturday morning. 

********** June 9, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitehead, Mr. and Mrs. E. Halberg and Roxanne 
attended the wedding of Nancy Klund last Saturday at North Branch, MN. 

********** June 9, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mrs. Bertha Berg of Billings, MT. , came Friday and is visiting with 
her brother, E. H. Bohn at the Willert Manske home. She came to attend the wedding of Miss 
Dianne Bohn and Jerome Herfindahl which was Saturday evening at Trinity Lutheran Church. 

********** June 16, 1960 

LA MARS NEWS:... Miss Carol Jean Peters, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Peters 
of this community, became the bride of Mr. Gary Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Cook of 
Breckenridge, at a candelight ceremony performed at Bethany Methodist Church in La Mars 
Township. The wedding took place Saturday evening, June 11th, at 7:30 PM. , CST, Rev. 
Charles Bryan officiating at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride is a 1959 graduate of Rosholt High School and a graduate of the Fergus Falls 
School of Beauty Culture. As of Feb. 1960, she has been employed as beautician at the 
Wahpeton Beauty Salon. 

The groom is a 1958 graduate of Breckenridge High School and is assistant manager of 

Kenny's Shoe Store at Hibbing, MN. The newlyweds will be at home at 2509 Second Ave. E., 

Hibbing, MN. 

* ********* June 16, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bellin and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Schultz attended the wedding of 
Miss Janneane Poppe at Wahpeton, Saturday evening. 

********** June 16, 1960 

Dick Gulan went to Gilbert, MN. , on Friday afternoon. On Saturday he attended the 

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wedding and reception for his brother, James Guland and Diane Lasko. 

********** June 16, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Math Wirtz, Mr. and Mrs. Math Hentz, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gabbert, Mr. and 
Mrs. John Hentz and Marie Schiltz attended the wedding and reception for their niece, lone 
Johanson to Kenneth Henson at St. John's Catholic Church at Rosholt on Saturday. 

********** June 16, 1960 

APPROACHING MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Maethner, Fairmount, announce the approaching marriage of their 
daughter, Joanne Louise to Perry P. Bohlool. Mr. Bohlool is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Z. A. 
Rohlool, Tehran, Iran. 

Miss Maethner is a graduate of Miss Woods School, Macalester College. For the past 
year she has been employed by the Fargo School system as a kindergarten teacher at McKin- 
ley School. 

Mr. Bohlool is employed in the Industrial Engineer Department of R. C. A. Wliirlpool 
Corporation, St. Paul, MN. 

The wedding date is July 3rd. 

********** June 16, 1960 

PRE-NUPTIAL SHOWER 

Miss Norma Larson, was the guest of honor at a bridal shower held Saturday evening, 
June 10th, at the Fairmount Methodist Church. 

The bride-to-be received many lovely and useful gifts. Miss Larson will become the 
bride of Charles Green at 2:30 PM. , June 20th, at the Methodist Church in Fairmount. 

********** June 16, 1960 

S. SCHEIDEGGER BRIDE of H. SWANSON, JR. 

The First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount was the scene of a lovely summer wed- 
ding on Saturday evening at 7:30, May 28th, 1960, when Miss Sharon Scheidegger, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scheidegger, became the bride of Harley Swanson, Jr., son of Mr. and 
Mrs. H. R. Swanson, Sr., all of Fairmount. 

Rev. L. A. Dierks of Barney officiated at the double ring ceremony. The altar was 
decorated with beautiful bouquets of gladiolas. Miss Beverly Griggs, cousin of the bride, 
was the organist. She also accompanied the singers, Mrs. Merril Griggs and Dennis Hoefs, 
who sang "The Wedding Song" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a white floor 
length gown of net with embroidered designs over satin and styled with a full skirt and 
long sleeves. Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was held in place with a lace cap dec- 
orated with sequins. Her only jewelry was a pearl necklace with matching earrings, gifts 
of the bridegroom. She carried a bouquet of red roses with stephanotis. 

Miss Janice Hoefs, friend of the bride, was the Maid of Honor. The Bridesmaid was 
the bride's sister, Mrs. Elmer Marquardt of Wahpeton. They wore identical ballerina length 
dresses of pink chiffon with matching hats. They each wore a pearl necklace and matching 
earrings, gifts of the bride. They carried bouquets of pink tea roses. 

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Arlen Dahlen of Fargo, friend of the bridegroom, was the bestman. The bridegroom's 
brother, Thomas Swanson, was the groomsman. They wore white dinner jackets with black 
trousers and had pink carnation boutonnieres . Ushers were Bob Muellenbach, cousin of the 
bride and Myron Reese of Embden, brother-in-law of the groom. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Scheidegger wore a blue dress with white accessories. 
The bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Swanson wore a brown floral dress with beige accessories. 
Each had a corsage of pink roses. The groom's grandmother, Mrs. Alice Swanson and Mrs. 
Katie Martinson each had a corsage of pink carnations. 

After the ceremony the reception was held in the church parlors with 150 guests in 
attendance which was given by the parents of the bride. Hostesses were Mrs. Fred Martinson, 
Aunt of the groom and Mrs. Leonard Sethre, Aunt of the bride. 

The reception table was centered with a three tiered wedding cake made and decorated 
by Mrs. George Bernard. The cake was decorated in white with pink roses and topped with a 
miniature bride and groom. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Myron Reese, sister of the 
groom and Mrs. John Sikorski, sister of the bride. Pouring were Mrs. Jake Muellenbach, 
Aunt of the bride, and Mrs. J. D. Swanson, Aunt of the groom. Presiding at the punch bowl 
were Cleo Steffens and Mary Schmit. Those assisting at the gift table were Maryanne Trittin 
Kathy Orvedahl and Mrs. Charles Streter, friends of the bride. The waitresses were Jeanne 
Muellenbach, Susan Awe, and Mrs. Jim Smith. The ladies assisting with the serving of the 
refreshments were Mrs. Thad Branson, Mrs. Herman Laske, Mrs. Magnus Flaten and Mrs. Art 
Spear. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1958 and of the State School 
of Science at Wahpeton. The groom is also a graduate of the Fairmount High School and the 
NDAC and will be continuing his studies this fall for his Master's Degree. 

The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Itaska State Park, Bismarck and Garrison, 
ND. For going away the bride chose to wear a turquoise dress with white accessories. They 
returned to Fairmount on June 2nd when the groom made plans to leave for two weeks at the 
National Guard Camp at Camp at Camp Grafton. After June 20th, the couple will be at home 
at 1513 - 12th St. North, Fargo. 

********** June 16, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Mrs. Lorry Krause and Janice attended the wedding of Lois Krause, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Krause of Wyndmere on Saturday evening. 

********** June 23, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of 
their daughter, Nancy, to Glyn Hoger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hoger of New Salem. The 
wedding date has been set for August 7th. 

********** June 30, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Larson, Van and JoNell attended the wedding and reception for 
their niece, Frances Larson at Milnor, Sunday afternoon. JoNell had charge of the guest 

book at the reception. -J""^ 30, 1960 

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Mr. and Mrs. Durk Cressey and daughters. Dawn and Diane, attended a wedding and rec- 
eption for their niece, Jean Faye Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Allen of Fergus 
Falls, to Ron Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. J. Nelson of Valley City at Fergus Falls, Sun- 
day afternoon. They were also guests for supper at the Allen home. 

********** June 30, 1960 

KATH MARRIED BOHN, JULY 3rd 

The Iimnanuel Lutheran Church, Hankinson, was the scene of a pretty candlelight wedding 
on July 3rd, when Eileen Evelyn Kath, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kath, became the bride 
of Donovan D. Bohn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bohn. 

The bridal aisle was marked with a white aisle carpet and the pews were decorated with 
nosegay bouquets of white and orchid pompon, with white candles and bows. The altar was 
flanked by white candelabra and white gladiolus. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of 
silk organza with lace insets, portrait neckline with Mary Stewart sleeves. The bonnet type 
hat with a pointed front embroidered with seed pearls, was held with tiered illusion 
finger tip veil. She carried an orchid with white stephanotis. Her jewelry was a single 
strand of crystal necklace with matching earrings, gifts from the groom. Miss Faye King of 
Valley City, friend of the bride was Maid of Honor. 

Miss Adeline Bemdt, Minneapolis, friend of the bride was bridesmaid. Miss Sandra Jae- 
ger, Seattle, WA. , cousin of the bride was junior bridesmaid. Miss King and Jaeger wore 
street length dresses made of silk organza over taffeta with lavender head bands. Miss 
Berndt's dress was mint green with head band to match. They carried cymbidiums. 

Arlin Bohn, Great Bend, brother of the groom was bestman. Groomsmen were Robert Manske, 
Great Bend, cousin of the groom; Walter Kath, Jr., Hankinson, brother of the bride, was 
junior groomsman. The ushers were James Melcher, Breckenridge, cousin of the bride and Gary 
Bohn, Wahpeton, cousin of the groom. All the men wore white dinner jackets. 

The bride's mother wore a dusty rose dress with lace jacket and wore white accessories. 
Her corsage was pink baby tea roses with stephanotis. The groom's mother wore a pink lace 
dress. Her corsage was also baby tea .roses. Mrs. Ray Green, aunt of the bride played the 
organ. 

After the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlors. Mrs. Arnold Melcher 
Minneapolis, aunt of the bride and Mrs. Monroe Sedler, aunt of the groom, poured. Miss 
Dorothy Griepentrog and Miss Gladys Langstaff, friends of the bride, cut the wedding cake. 
Mrs. Clifford Rau and Miss Lois Ambach of Hankinson, friends of the bride, were at the 
punch bowl. Mrs. Jerome Herfindahl, Fargo, sister of the groom and Mrs. Gene File, La Mars, 
lA, cousin of the bride, had charge of the gifts. Mrs. Terry Wieser, Hankinson, cousin of 
the bride had charge of the guest book. Mrs. Chester Seivert had charge of the flowers and 
was dining room hostess. 

For going away, the bride chose a 2 piece white and brown outfit with white accessories. 
After a wedding trip to Niagra Falls and the East Coast, the happy couple will make their 
home at 1110 22nd Ave. S., Grand Forks, ND. , where the groom is employed as a Mechanical 

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Engineer for Northern States Power Co. 

Out of town guests were from Seattle, WA. , Grand Forks, Fargo, Wahpeton, Lidgerwood, 
Great Bend, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rock Rapids, lA. , La Mars, lA. , Billings, MT., and 



Breckenridge, MN. ^t******^^^ 



July 14, 1960 



LAMARS NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Charles Green were honored with a wedding shower, at La- 
Mars Hall Monday evening. The Green's were married June 20th. 

********** July 14, 1960 

NORMA LARSON BRIDE of CHARLES GREEN 

The Cornelius Naylor Methodist Church of Fairmount was the scene of a beautiful wed- 
ding on June 20th, when Miss Norma Lynn Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Larson of 
Doran became the bride of Charles W. Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Green of Fairmount. 
Rev. Charles Bryan officiated at the double ring ceremony. The altar was decorated with 
baskets of white asters with blue majestic daisies, with a candelabra at each side. The 
pews were marked with white ribbon bows. Mark Forkner, friend of the groom, was organist 
for the nuptial music and also accompanied Charles Pinkney, who sang "Song of Ruth," and 
Mary Larson, who sang "The Wedding Prayer." 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a white floor 
length gown of all-over lace with ruffled tulle and lace on the front skirt, which was 
styled with long sleeves and a scalloped neckline. Her fingertip veil was held in place 
with a crown of seed pearls and rhinestones. She carried a bouquet of red roses and wore 
a sterling silver cultured pearl necklace and earrings, her gift from the groom. 

The bride chose as her matron of honor, Mrs. Lynn Poppe and as her bridesmaid. Miss 
Karen Jean Larson, sisters of the bride. They wore identical blue sheath dresses with net 
overskirts and matching gauntlets, hats and shoes. Their pearl pendants and earrings were 
gifts of the bride. They carried bouquets of white carnations. 

LuAnn Boehmiehner, niece of the groom, was flower girl and wore a blue floor length 
dress with hat to match. She carried a basket of blue and white daisies. 

The groom and his attendants, Lynn Poppe and John Matheson, both friends of the groom, 
wore ice blue dinner jackets with black trousers and boutonnieres . Wyatt Poppe, nephew of 
the bride was ringbearer and was dressed identical to the groom and his attendants. Ushers 
were Dwain Kaiser and George Bernard. 

The bride's mother wore a powder blue print dress with white accessories and the mother 
of the groom wore a light blue dress also with white accessories. Both mothers wore corsages 
of pink tea roses. 

Immediately following the ceremony a reception for 200 guests was held in the church 
parlors, served by members of WSCA. Hostesses were Mrs. Joe Leinen, aunt of the bride and 
Mrs. Donald Naggatz. Mrs. Walter Leinen, aunt of the bride and Mrs. Glen Keim, sister of 
the groom, cut and served the wedding cake. Pouring were Mrs. Tenry Larson and Mrs. Arnold 
Boehmiehner. In charge of the guest book was Mrs. Stanley Kaye of Colorado Springs, CO. 

Waitresses were Mrs. Gordon Horwath and Miss Arlene Christensen, both of Fargo. Mrs. Richard 

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DeFries of Breckenridge and Mrs. Richard Heideman of Doran. 

The bride is a graduate of the Breckenridge High School and the St. Francis School 
of Nursing. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High School, State School of Science 
and Concordia College in Moorhead. The newlyweds left on a wedding trip to northern Minn- 
esota, Duluth and North Shore Drive. Upon their return they will leave for Baltimore, MD. 

Out of town guests were from Colorado Springs, CO., Chicago, IL., Moorhead, MN. , Corn- 
stock, Fergus Falls, MN., Campbell, Doran and Wheaton, MN. and from Parshall, West Fargo, 
Fargo in North Dakota. 



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July 14, 1960 



SONORA NEWS.... A large number of friends and relatives attended a bridal shower at 
the Sonora Hall, on Sunday afternoon, in honor of Norma Jean Schiltz. She will become 
the bride of David Birchum, of Rosholt, on Aug. 9th. 

********** July 21, I960 

AMBACH - YOUNG 

Miss Echo Arabach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Ambach of Hankinson, and Ed Young 
of Salem, OR., were married June 24th, at Robbinsdale, MN. Mr. Young attended the Univ. 
of Oregon. He is a writer and at present is assistant manager of the Astor Theatre in 
Minneapolis. ********** ju]_y 28, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT GIRL BECOMES BRIDE of IRANIAN 
The Methodist Church of Fairmount was the scene of a lovely wedding Sunday afternoon 
July 3rd, 1960, at 4 o'clock when Miss Joanne Maethner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. 
Maethner of Fairmount, became the bride of Perry P. Bohlool, son of Mr. and Mrs. Z. A. 
Bohlool of Tehran, Iran. Rev. Charles Bryan officiated at the double ring candle light 
ceremony. 

The church was beautiful with a white carpeted aisle marked with white satin bows, 
roses, ferns and babies breath. The Altar rail was decorated with pink rapture roses and 
the altar was graced with roses. The candelabra, with its white candles, was decorated 
with smilax and pink roses. 

Mrs. Charles Bryan was the organist and played the traditional bridal chorus from 
Lolengrin by Wagner and the wedding march by Mendelson. She also accompanied the singers, 
Mr. and Mrs. Don Naggatz who sang "Wedding Benediction," "I Love You Truly," "0 Perfect 
Love" and "The Song of Ruth. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of im- 
ported Swiss organdy intricately embroidered in traditional bridal length with full sweep- 
ing Chapel train. It was styled with a sabrina neckline and short sleeves which were both 
daintily scalloped; tightly fitted bodice with dropped v-waistline and full five tiered 
skirt with each tier scalloped. She wore a orange blossom and pearl headpiece from which 
fell a ballerina length veiling of Imported English Tulle. The bride carried a full bou- 
quet of stephanotis. She carried out the tradional something old, new, borrowed and blue. 

Her attendants were Miss Ann Bye of Minneapolis, MN., a college classmate of the bride, 
who was maid of honor and the bridesmaids were: Mrs. Gene Sherlock of St. Paul and Mrs. 

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Don Miller of Sisseton, SD. , both friends of the bride. They wore aqua ballerina length 
gowns of silk organza in sheath style with crushed cumberbund in solid color cascading 
down the back in a butle pouf and swinging panel. The fabric was embroidered with silk 
polka dots in white. They wore matching headpieces of silk organza Calla Lillies and 
pearls with silk veiling. They each carried long stemmed pink rapture roses. 

The Junior bridesmaids were Misses Joan and Jean Peterson of Sisseton and they wore 
gowns of ballerina length white embroidered taffeta with a full skirt and spaghetti straps 
and cumberbund and swinging panel. They wore pink rapure roses for headpieces. 

The bestman was the bridegroom's friend, Holland Trudeau. Groomsman was Ben Bohlool, 
the groom's brother, and ushers were Glenn Long and John Peterson. The men of the wedding 
party wore white dinner jackets and black worsted trousers with black silk ties. The 
groom and bride's father wore boutonnieres of stephanotis and the groomsmen and the ushers 
wore white carnations. 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Maethner wore a silk beige tunic dress with pink acc- 
essories and wore a lavendar orchid. Specially honored was the bride's aunt, Elsie Pfahl 
of Ashley, ND. , who wore a green dress with white accessories and a white orchid. 

A bridal dinner given by the bride's father, at Dyke's Restaurant, was served to 
twenty eight guests. After the ceremony a wedding dinner reception for 100 guests 
was held at Vada's Steak House at Breckenridge. Presiding at the punch bown were cousins 
of the bride, Mrs. Raymond Marotte and Miss Ursala Maethner of Chicago, XL. Mrs. Tom 
Brown of Glenwood, MN. , cousin of the bride had charge of the guest book. Mrs. Jerry Sun- 
dall of St. Paul, MN., Mrs. Edwin Hanson of Veblen, SD, and Sharly Olson presided at the 
gift table. Miss Kathleen Pfahl, cousin of the bride, cut and served the wedding cake. 
For the reception the junior bridesmaids wore corsages of Carol Amling Roses while the 
attendants wore corsages of Carol Amling and white butterfly roses. Those who assisted 
with the dinner and reception wore assorted corsages of Red gamettes, Carol Amling, White 
Butterfly, Yellow and Red roses. The host and hostesses were: Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Brinkraan, 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sinner, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Linehan, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Budke and Mr. and 
Mrs. Olger Olson. They each wore a corsage and boutonniere. The bride's aunts, Mrs. Her- 
tha Maethner, Mrs.- Christ Pfahl and Mrs. John Pfahl were honored with rose corsages. 

The couple left on a wedding trip to Winnepeg, Canada. For going away the bride chose 
to wear a Taupe Brown silk suit with white accessories and wore a white orchid. Upon their 
return they will make their home at 1396 White Bear Ave. St. Paul, MN. 

The bride is a graduate of the Macalester College, St. Paul in 1958. The past year she 
has been teaching kindergarten at Fargo and will be teaching kindergarten this fall in the 
North St. Paul school system. The bridegroom is a student at the Univ. of Minn, and is 
employed as an Industrial Engineer for R. C. A. Whirlpool. 

The out of state guests included friends and relatives from Illinois, Wisconsin, Minn- 
esota, South Dakota and Montana. 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Announcement is made of the engagement of Miss Marian Helen Menzel to Carl R. Zander 
by the bride-elect's mother, Mrs. Joseph A. Menzel of Deposit, NY. 

Miss Menzel is also the daughter of the Late Mr. Joseph A. Menzel. Mr. Zander is the 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Zander of 1243 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN. 

The couple will be married Aug. 13th, 1960, in the First Presbyterian Church, Deposit, 

NY. 

The bride-elect is a graduate of Deposit Central School and the State University of 

Education at Albany, NY. She received a Master of Science degree from State University of 
Education at Cortland, NY. 

Her fiance graduated from Detroit Lakes High School and from Concordia College, Moor- 
head, MN. , where he was listed in "Who's Who." He received a Master of Arts degree from 
the Univ. of Minn. Mr. Zander served in the Army with the Public Relations Office in Japan. 
He also served in the Korean War. 

Miss Menzel and Mr. Zander both taught in Chateauroux, France, this past year. The 
couple plan to continue teaching in Rochester, MN. 

********** July 28, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Bishop of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Patricia Marie, of Aberdeen, SD. , to Derald James, son of Mr. and Mrs. David James of Bath, 
SD. No definite wedding plans have been made. 

********** August 4, 1960 

Mrs. James Lugert accompanied relatives from Wahpeton, Galchutt and Fargo to Hatton, 
Saturday evening, where they attended a bridal shower for Beverly Hofstad, Wednesday after- 
noon. Miss Hofstad will become the bride of Hollis Quamme in August. Mr. Quamme is a bro- 
ther of Mrs. Lugert's. * * * ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^^^^^ ^^ ^9^0 

ATTENDS WEDDING 

Mrs. Harry Gebhart and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wettstein and Carolyn motored to Staples, 

on Monday where they attended the wedding of their niece, Arlene Wettstein to Allan David' 

Motl. Arlene is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Wettstein. 

********** August 4, 1960 

JEAN REINKE, SADLICKI MARRIED AT ST. PHILIP'S 

Miss Jean Regina Reinke and Mike Sadlicki were married in St. Philip's Catholic 

Church by Father Studzinske on Saturday, Aug. 6th. The couple are now on a wedding trip 

to the North Shore Drive. j.4. + + ii4.j.jtj. . ,, ,n^„ 

********** August 11, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Pruitt of Lebanon, MO., announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Verlene to John R. Roth, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Roth of 
Hankinson. 

The wedding has been set for August 20th. 

********** August 11, 1960 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry King of this city announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Betty Jane, who is presently employed at the Barnes Co. ASC Office in Valley City, ND. , 
to Mr. George Anderson, son, of Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson, Sr., of Sunnyvale CA. Mr. 
Anderson has been attending the State Teachers College in Valley City and will be teach- 
ing school at Hawley, MN. , this coming year. No wedding date has been definitely set. 

********** August 11, 1960 

AMBACH MARRIED IN PIERRE, SD. 
Alfred Ambach and Naomi Odenbach of Gregory, SD., were married in St. John's Catholic 
Church by Father Odoughtery on Saturday, July 23rd in Pierre, SD. 

Alfred is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Ambach and is employed as a unionize carpen- 
ter at the Oahe Dam in Pierre. Mrs. Ambach has been a stenographer in the Governor's Off- 
ice for the last four years. 

The couple are now living in a trailer home on Lake Shore Drive in Pierre, SD. 

********** August 11, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Aker spent the week end in Minneapolis. Saturday morning they 
attended the wedding of their nephew, Robert Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hughes, to 
Carol Williams. 



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Mrs. Bill Medenwaldt accompanied her daughter, Mrs. Leo Kjellerup and son Douglas 
and Karen Olson of Wahpeton to St. Paul, Friday evening. On Saturday they attended the 
wedding of Mrs. Medenwaldt 's nephew, Gary Heesch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Heesch at Hast- 
ings, MN. They visited at the Fred Medenwalt home and returned home Sunday evening. 

********** August 11, 1960 

SONORA NEWS:.... A large number of friends and relatives attended the wedding on Tues- 
day of Norma Jean Schiltz and David Birchem, who were married at St. Philips Catholic 
Church by Fr. Studzinski on Tuesday. The couple will make their home in Grand Forks where 
Mr. Birchem is employed. 

********** August 18, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Eckholt of 4851 S. Clarkson, Englewood, CO., formerly of Hankin- 
sn, announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Elaine Eckholt to Bud 
Wieser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alois Wieser of Fairmount, ND. 

Both Eckholt and Wieser graduated from St. Francis Academy and Bud just finished 
serving four years in the Air Force. Miss Eckholt is employed at the New Method Cleaners, 
in Denver. A fall wedding is planned. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gustman of Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Alice, to Duane Medenwaldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meden- 
waldt, of Hankinson. 

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Miss Gustman is a graduate of Hankinson Public High School and attended the State 
School of Science. She is employed at the office of the County Superintendent of Schools 
in Wahpeton. Mr. Medenwaldt attended Hankinson Public High School and is now engaged in 
farming. 

The wedding will be Sep. 18th, at 7:30 PM at the United Church of Christ in Hankinson. 

********** ■ August 18, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. Julian M. Sletting of Fairmount announces the approaching marriage of his Grand- 
daughter, Julianne, to Mr. LeRoy D. Sethre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sethre, also of 
Fairmount . 

Miss Sletting is a graduate of Fairmount High School and attended the Univ. of ND. 
She will graduate from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in Fargo on August. 29th. 

Mr. Sethre is a graduate of Campbell High School and attended the Univ. of Minn., St. 
Paul, prior to his enlistment in the US Navy. He is presently engaged in farming near 
Fairmount. 

The candlelight ceremony will take place on Sept. 24th, at the Methodist Church in 
Fairmount. ********** August 18, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Roth and children, Kathy and David and Patricia Robinson, went to 
Lebanon, MO., last Wednesday. On Saturday they attended the wedding of their son, John 
to Berlene Pruit. The Roth's returned Tuesday evening. 

********** August 25, 1960 

NORMA SCHILTZ BECOMES BRIDE of BIRCHEM 

Norma Schiltz became the bride of David Birchem, August 9th at the St. Philip's 
Church at Hankinson. The double ring ceremony was performed with Father Smalley officiat- 
ing. The nuptial music was furnished by the choir of St. Philip's Church, under the dir- 
ection of Sister M. Anita. The altar was decorated with assorted garden flowers. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schiltz of Hankinson and the bride- 
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Birchem of Rosholt, SD. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of chantilly lace over net 
and taffeta, fashioned with a ruffled back and front, with Mary Stewart sleeves. Her finger- 
tip veil was of tulle with a pearl and reauim crown ^. She wore a pearl necklace and earrings, 
gifts from the groom and carried a bouquet of red roses with white streamers. 

The maid of honor was Carole Schiltz, Hankinson, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids 
were Rachael Birchem, Rosholt, sister of the groom and Colleen Griggs, St. Paul, cousin of 
the bride. Their street length dresses were of aqua brocaded taffeta with scalloped neck- 
line and short sleeves, with matching head bands. They carried bouquets of white carna- 
tions and red roses. 

The bestman was Stanley Birchem, Rosholt, brother of the groom. Donald Krause and 
Ray Birchem, cousins of the bride and groom, were groomsmen. Their gifts from the Eroom 
were bow ties and socks. The bride's gift to the groom was a tie clasp and cuff link set. 
The flower girl was Denielle Krueger, cousin of the bride of Wolverton. Eddie Birchem, 

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cousin of the groom, was ring bearer. Ushers were John Bernard, Fairmount, friend of the 
couple, and Donald Schiltz, cousin of the bride. Their boutonnieres were white carnations, 
The ushers gifts were tie clasps and cuff link sets. 

The bride's mother wore a blue ribbonette sheath dress with white accessories. The 
groom's mother wore a pink linen sheath dress with white accessories. Their corsages 
were of red roses. 

After the ceremony a dinner was served to 125 guests in the church basement and 250 
guests attended the reception. The wedding cake was baked by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Carl 
Krause. It was also cut and served by her and Mrs. Lloyd Smith, cousin of the bride. At 
the gift table were Diane Kutzer and Marion Birchem, cousin of the bride and groom. In 
charge of the guest book was Marie Birchem, sister of the groom, Mrs. Gordon Griggs and 
Mrs. John Birchem, aunts of the bride and groom, poured the coffee. Waitresses for the 
bride's table were: Darlene Krause, Paulette Bom and Roberta Swenson. 

For going away the bride wore a white sheath dress. The happy couple went on a 
honeymoon trip to the North Shore Drive and Duluth. 

The groom is employed by the Minnkota Oil and Supply as a bookkeeper. They are now 
residing at 101 Valley Ho Mobile Court, Grand Forks, ND. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from St. Paul, Coon Rapids, Michigan, 
Fairmount, Rosholt, Wolverton and Wahpeton and New Effington. 

********** August 25, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS :... .Phyllis Bechtle, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Robert Bechtle of 
Martin, ND. , formerly of Great Bend, became the bride of William L. Miller, son of Dr. 
and Mrs. Clifton Miller of Fargo. The ceremony took place in the Evangelical United Bre- 
thren Church in Fargo, with the bride's father officiating at the ceremony. Rev. Norman 
Neumann was the soloist and the organist was Miss Vielta Roggensack, both of Fargo. 

********** August 25, 1960 

NANCY SMITH MARRIED NEW SALEM MAN 

Nancy Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Smith of Hankinson, became the bride of 
Glyn Hoger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hoger of New Salem, Sunday evening, Aug. 7th at the 
E & R Church, Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of lace over satin with a 
brush train. Her veil was elbow length. She wore pearl earrings a gift from the groom. 
Her bouquet was of red roses. 

Mrs. Paul Hane, sister of the bride of Anchorage, AK. , was matron of honor. Mrs. Ken- 
neth Henke, Mrs. Herbert Schultz and Mrs. Norman Arnold were the bridesmaids. They wore 
white sheath dresses with pink lace overskirts, pink hats and gloves. Their bouquets were 
pink baby roses. Patricia Smith, niece of the bride, was flower girl and Ross Henke, nep- 
hew of the groom, was ring bearer. 

Kenneth Hoger, cousin of the groom, was bestman. Groomsmen were Herbert Schultz, 
Kenneth Henke and John Smith. Ushers were Gene Toeppe and Lynn Stark of Judson, friends 

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of the couple. 

Elsie Keller was the organist while Mrs. Kenneth Henke, sister of the groom, sang 
"Song of Ruth" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

A reception was given for 120 guests in the church parlors by the brides 's parents. 
The bride is a graduate of Valley City S. T. C. and will teach in the Bismarck Public School. 
The groom is farming. 

The bride's going away dress was of beige lace. 

********** August 25, 1950 

FAIFMOUNT NEWS : LOWELL SWANSON WED IN OREGON 

Lowell Leslie Swanson of Lebanon, OR., recently exchanged marriage vows with Miss Betty 
Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Moore also of Lebanon. The double ring ceremony took 
place at the First Methodist Church of Lebanon on Saturday, Aug. 6th, 1960 at 8 PM. 

Mrs. Swanson is a graduate of the Oregon College of Education, Class of 1960. Mr. Swa- 
nson is a graduate of the Oregon State College, Class of 1957 and has also served as a Lieut- 
enant in the Army in Germany. 

The couple will teach this fall near Klamath Falls, OR., in which city they will make 
their home. The groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Swanson and their family were Fair- 
mount residents for many years, before moving to their present home in Lebanon. 

********** September 1, 1960 

ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE 
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Navratil of New Effington announce the forthcoming marriage of their 
daughter, Joyce to William Winefeldt, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Winefeld, Sr., of 
Hankinson, Saturday, Sept. 17th, at 3 PM at the Bethany Lutheran Church in New Effington. 
Relatives and friends are invited. 

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ROTH WEDS MISSOURI GIRL 
Miss Verlene Rae Pruitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Pruitt, Lebanon, became the 
bride of John Roth, of Hankinson, in a 10:30 o'clock ceremony, solemnized Saturday, Aug. 
20th, at the St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church. Father Justin Brauner performed the 
double ring ceremony. The altar was decorated with baskets of pink gladioli and fern, 
with gleaming tapers in tall, candelabra on either side. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was beautiful in her ballerina length gown 
of white chantilly lace, fashioned on princess lines. Pearls edged the scalloped neckline, 
with the sleeves extending to points over the hands. Her finger tip veil of tulle fell from 
a tiara of pearls. The bridal bouquet consisted of an orchid, surrounded by white feath- 
ered carnations. 

Miss Cleo Bradshaw, a cousin of the bride, attended as maid of honor. She wore a ball- 
erina lenth dress of pale blue, styled with a fitted bodice, scalloped neckline and bracelet 
length sleeves, with veil and shoes in matching color. Her cascade bouquet was of white 
carnations. 

A friend of the groom, Louis Cassata, Chicago, IL. , served as bestman. The ushers 

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were Dan Pruict, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and James D. Berry. For her daughter's wed- 
ding, Mrs. Pruitt wore a navy crepe dress, with navy and white accessories. Her corsage 
was white carnations. Mrs. Roth was wearing a gray lace dress, with white accessories, 
and her corsage was of white carnations. 

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the dining room of the Parish school. 
The serving table was covered with a white damask cloth and centered with a three-tiered 
wedding cake, encircled with silver fern and pink carnations, with burning tapers in cry- 
stal candelabras on either side. An arrangement of pink carnations, lilies and silver fern 
was used effectively in decorating the table. Assisting at the reception were: Mrs. James 
D. Berry, Mrs. Lorene Bradshaw and Mrs. Dan Pruitt. 

Miss Pat Robinson, of Wahpeton, resided at the guest book. When the couple left for a 
wedding trip, the bride was wearing a white dacron dress, embroidered in pink, with pink 
accessories, and the orchid from her bouquet. They are now at home at 289 S. Adams. 

Amont those attending were Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Roth, David and Cathy, Hankinson; Miss 

Pat Robinson of Wahpeton. 

********** September 15, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jentz entertained at dinner at the Steak House in Breckenridge 
Saturday evening in honor of their daughter Donna's recent marriage to Dale Olson of Minn- 
eapolis. ********** September 22, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS :.. .Grandma Klawitter went to Minneapolis on Friday to attend the wedding 

of Janice Lagerquist. 

********** September 22, 1960 

BRIDE TO BE 

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Leinen of rural Fairraount announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Virginia Leinen, to Richard Hamam, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter 
Hamam of Towner, ND. 

Miss Leinen is presently employed at Leon's Cafe in Wahpeton and Mr. Hamam is a stud- 
ent at the Wahpeton State School of Science. 

The wedding will take place Saturday Oct. 15th, at St. John's Catholic Church in 
Wahpeton. ^.^^^^^^^^^^ September 22, 1960 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS:... Mrs. Lisetta Klawitter, Mrs. Alwine Klawitter and Mr. and Mrs. 
Percy Anderson of Breckenridge left for Minneapolis on Friday where they attended the wed- 
ding of Miss Janice Laugerquist, a grandniece of the Klawitter ladies. 

********** September 22, 1960 

LOCAL MAN WED SATURDAY 
Bethany Lutheran Church at New Effington was the scene of a beautiful fall wedding on 
Saturday, Sept. 17th, when Joyce Navratil, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Navratil of New 
Effington, became the bride of William Winefeldt, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wlnefeldt 
Sr., of Hankinson. 

The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Raymond Huglen. Mrs. Glen Johnson 

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played the nuptial music and accompanied Miss Janice Dalin as she sang "Because" and "The 
Lord's Prayer." 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white satin brocaded gown, fashion- 
ed with a fitted bodice, elbow length sleeves and full waltz length skirt, with a white 
cumberbund and large bustle bow. Her bouquet was white mums and pink roses. 

Diane Ulstad, friend of the bride, wore a brown lace over taffeta gown, identical to 
the bride's gown. Her bouquet was bronze shaded mums. 

Roger Navratil, brother of the bride, was the bestman. Walter Busta, brother-in-law 
of the groom, and Danny Navratil, cousin of the bride, were ushers. The attendants wore 
black trousers and white dinner jackets. 

One hundred and twenty five guests attended the reception given by the bride's parents, 
in the church parlors. Miss Donna Felton had charge of the guest book. Misses Dixie and 
Peggy Hentz were at the punch bowl. Mrs. Danny Navratil and Mrs. Walter Busta were at the 
gift table. 

Mrs. Harry Kluge made and decorated the three tier wedding cake and with Mrs. Vernon 
Meyer, cut and served it. Mrs. Mayme Navratil and Mrs. LeRoy Hentz poured the coffee. The 
dining room hostess was Mrs. Leonard Navratil. 

The bridal couple are living in Minneapolis where the groom is employed. Guests from 
out of town were from Fergus Falls, St. Paul, Wheaton, Hankinson, Wahpeton and Sisseton. 

********** September 22, 1960 

J. PAUL WEDS FARGO GIRL 

On Sept. 10th, Miss Barbara Jane Dotts became the bride of Justus Frederick Paul 
in the Pl3miouth Congregational Church of Fargo. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Dotts of Fargo. Mr. Dotts is 
instructor of architecture at NDAC. The bridegroom is the son of Rev. and Mrs. F. W. Paul 
of Hankinson. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father and the ceremony was performed by the 
bridegroom's father, assisted by the brother of the groom. Rev. H. J. Paul of Welcome, MN. 
The bride wore a gown of slipper satin, fashioned and made by herself and her fingertip 
veil was held by a lace cap. She carried white roses. 

Miss Mary Allen of Lawrence, KS. , a friend of the bride, was maid of honor and wore a 
street length dress of pink nylon dotted swiss and carried a white rose. 

Charles Pallesen, friend and classmate all through college of the groom, from Ainsworth 
NE. , was the bestman. Mr. Harry Emde, also friend and classmate of the groom, was in charge 
of ushering. David Paul furnished the nuptial music. 

The altar was decorated with three bouquets of white roses while the chancel was flan- 
ked by wheels of fern and pink and white gladiola on high stands. 

A reception was held in the home of Dr. and Mrs. Jay Constantine, Fargo, with friends 
assisting. The couple left immediately for their home in Wausau, WI . , where Mr. Paul is 
instructor of History and German in the high school. The bride will continue her studies 
at Stevens Point, WI. , by commuting. The address of the newlyweds is 1002 Fulton, Wausau, WT 

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MISS ROSE TAYLOR BRIDE OF DUANE BOOKE 

St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Fairmount was the scene of a lovely fall wedding, 
Saturday Sept. 17th, when Miss Rose Etta Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Taylor of 
Fairmount became the bride of Duane Booke, son of Mrs. Mary Booke of Dickinson. 

Rev. Father Stempel officiated at the 9 o'clock nuptial high mass. The double ring 
ceremony was used. The altar was decorated with baskets of white asters and snapdragons. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, was beautiful in a full 
length gown of white satin, with lace overskirt. The gown featured a fitted bodice and 
three-quarter length sleeves. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a crown of sequins. 
She carried a white prayer book topped with a single red rose. Her only jewelry was pearl 
earrings. 

The bride chose for her matron of honor, Mrs. Matt Enderle of Nashua, MN. She wore a 
ballerina length dress of orchid chiffon, with white accessories and carried a colonial bou- 
quet. Bestman was Matt Enderle. Both men wore gray suits with chrysanthemum boutonnieres. 

The mother of the bride wore a dark blue dress and the groom's mother wore a blue print 
dress. Each wore identical corsages of white and pink mixed flowers. 

A combination dinner and reception, given by the bride's parents, was held at St. Anth- 
ony's Parish Hall. In charge of the dinner were Mrs. Richard Kurtz, Mrs. Lawrence Bertel- 
son, Jr., Mrs. Art Spear, Mrs. Milton Krause, Mrs. Bernie Rydell, Mrs. Douglas Rydell and 
Mrs. Charles Templeton. Waitresses were Marcia Kurtz, Cindy Clarey, Joyce Spear and Janice 
Spear. 

At the gift table were: Mrs. Daryl Bertelson and Mrs. Dennis Gelro. In charge of the 
guest book were: Mrs. Walter Kosel and Miss Tani Beeler. The wedding cake, decorated with 
white swans and topped with a miniature bride and groom, was cut and served by Mrs. James 
Smith and Mrs. George Bernard. 

The bride is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and the groom a graduate of Dick- 
inson High School. The newljrweds are now at home at Fargo, where the groom Is employed by 
Culligan Soft Water Service. 

Out of town guests attending included Mrs. Mary Booke, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Booke and John 
Leonburger of Dickinson, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Beeck, of Akron, lA. , and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice 



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MANTADOR NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Ed Luebke and family attended the wedding and reception 
of their niece Harriet Luebke at Barney Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. 

********** October 6, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hoeft, H. A. Deike and Evelyn, Mr. and Mrs. 

Lester Deike and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Deike and Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Meyer attended the wedding 
of Hazel Ann Wefel and Jerry Paulson Saturday evening, Sept. 24th. 

********** October 6, 1960 

SONORA NEWS:... Mrs. Bob Anderson took care of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kellers children 

Monday while they attended the wedding reception of Ralph Wieser and Janet Claire at 

Rosholt. October 6, 1960 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Popp of Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching marriage 
of their daughter, Karen Kay, to Kenneth Bruce Hutchinson, son of Mrs. H. H. Hutchinson 
and the late Harry Hutchinson of Fairview, New Mexico. 

Karen graduated from Abbott Hospital School of Nursing, Minneapolis, as a R. N. in 
September of 1959 and from Westmar College at La Mars, lA. , with a B. S. degree in June 
of 1960. She is now a Missionary Nurse at Espanala, NM. 

Mr. Hutchinson is attending the State Univ. of New Mexico at Las Cruces. He served 
two years in the Air Force. 

The wedding date is set for December 26th. 

********** October 13, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mrs. Cecil Simonson of Hankinson announces the engagement and approaching marriage of 
her daughter, Mary Jean to Virgil Harold Bolstad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bolstad of 
Fergus Falls, MN. 

The wedding will be October 22nd, 1960, at 2 PM. , at the Immanuel Lutheran Church 
in Hankinson. 



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MANTADOR NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Luveme Gutzmer, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gutzmer attended 
the wedding of Richard Gutzmer and Myrtle Ebel on Saturday evening at Lidgerwood. 

********** October 13, 1960 

Sunday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pfeifer and Nancy attended the wedding of Mrs. 
Pfeifer's cousin, Janice Moffet to Gary Brown at Breckenridge, MN. 

********** October 13. 1960 

MR. and MRS. DUANE MEDENWALDT 

(Picture shown) The United Church of Christ in Hankinson was the scene of a pretty 
candle light wedding Sunday evening, Sept. 18th, at 7:30 PM when Alice Mae Gustman, daugh- 
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gustman, Hankinson, became the bride of Duane H. Medenwaldt, 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Medenwaldt of Hankinson. 

The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. F. W. Paul. The altar was decorated 
with white gladiolas. The aisle was decorated with white candles and bows. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length 
gown of hand clipped chantilly lace with serbina neckline trimmed in seed pearls and irrid- 
incent beads. Her finger tip veil of English silk illusion, hand rolled, was held by a 
double queen's crown of pearls and lace. She carried a bouquet of red roses with white 
streamers. Her gift from the groom was tear drop pearl earrings. She carried out the trad- 
ition of something old, new, borrowed and blue. 

Miss Darlene Baumgartner, fiancee of the bride's brother, was maid of honor. Mrs. 
Delmer Witt, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. Misses Marilyn and Jacalyn Bailey, nieces 
of the bride, were junior bridesmaids. They wore identical dresses of ice blue lace over 
net and taffeta. Their scoop neckline topped a molded bodice with a satin cummerbund. 

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They wore matching head pieces of blue net and carried bouquets of blue and white carnations. 
The maid of honor and bridesmaid received earrings and gloves as their gift from the bride. 
The junior bridesmaids received a cultured pearl necklace and gloves as their gift from the 
bride. Debbie Loraas, cousin of the bride was flower girl. She wore a blue dress. She 
also wore a matching head piece and carried a bouquet of blue and white carnations. She 
received a cultured pearl necklace and gloves as her gift from the bride. 

Frankie Gustman, brother of the bride, was bestman and Delmer Witt, brother-in-law of 
the groom, was groomsman. Lyle and Neal Prochnow, cousins of the groom, were junior grooms- 
men. Paul Baumann, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer. He carried the rings on a heart 
shaped satin pillow. They wore white dinner jackets and black bow ties, gifts of the groom. 
Ushers were William Bailey, brother-in-law of the bride, and Barrel Prochnow, cousin of the 
groom. All of the men wore white carnation boutonnieres. The bride's gift to the groom 
was gold cuff links. 

Miss Joann Buckhouse accompanied by David Paul, sang "0 Promise Me" and "The Lord's 
Prayer." She was presented a blue and white carnation corsage. The bride's mother wore a 
royal blue crepe dress with matching scalloped lace neckline and white accessories. The 
groom's mother wore a blue dress with white accessories. They wore corsages of red roses. 
Mrs. Marie Gustman, grandmother of the bride, wore a white carnation corsage. 

The fathers of the bride and groom wore white carnation boutonnieres. 

A reception, given by the bride's parents, was held after the ceremony in the church 
parlors for 190 guests. Mrs. C. W. Seivert was the hostess. Mrs. William Bailey, sister 
of the bride, was at the guest book. Mrs. Neal Nelson and Mrs. Marvin Lentz, cousins of 
the bride, were at the gift table. Mrs. Duane Lloyd, sister of the groom and Mrs. Daniel 
Kutter, friend of the couple, served the punch. Rose Schmidt, aunt of the bride and Mrs. 
George Prochnow, aunt of the groom, poured. A four tiered wedding cake decorated in white 
with red roses was featured on the brides table. It was baked by Mrs. Ted Roeder and cut 
by Mrs. Carl Milbrandt, aunt of the bride. They were all presented with blue and white 
carnation corsages. 

Waitresses at the bride's tables were: Misses Joyce Schlotfeldt and Betty Schneider, 
friends of the bride. Other waitresses were: Misses Phyllis Hoefs, cousin of the bride and 
Janet Baumann, friend of the couple. They received blue organdy aprons. 

The reception was served by Mrs. Max Schmidt, Mrs. Ted Roeder, Mrs. Gust Lenz, Mrs. 
Elroy Berndt, Mrs. Ernest Hubrig and Mrs. Luverne Schmidt. 

Out of town guests were from St. Paul, Fergus Falls and Breckenridge , Minn.; Rosholt, 
SD. ; Cogswell, Kindred, Ashley, Wahpeton, Cayuga and Lidgerwood, ND. 

Alice is employed at the Office of the County Superintendent of Schools in Wahpeton 
and Duane is farming. 

For going away the bride wore a sapphire blue sheath dress with black accessories. 
She wore a corsage of red roses. Following a trip to different points of interest in North 
Dakota, the couple are at home in Wahpeton. 

* ********* October 13, 1960 

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ATTENDED WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Walters and Mr. and Mrs. Gust Foeltz attended the wedding of 
Myrtle Ebel to Richard Gutzmer which took place Saturday evening, Oct. 8th at 8 PM at the 
Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Lidgerwood. 

********** October 13, 1960 

Mrs. Rudolph Gustman and Mrs. Duane Medenwaldt attended a bridal shower for Miss 
Darlene Baumgartner last Monday evening in Rothsay, MN. Miss Baumgartner became the 
bride of Frank Gustman on October 8th. 

********** October 13, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS :... .Freda Mae Christopherson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Christ- 
opherson of Great Bend, became the bride of Eugene Holte, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Holte 
of Ulen, MN., at the Evangelical United Brethren Church of Fargo, recently. Rev. Norman 
Neuman officiated at the double ring ceremony. The altar was decorated with bouquets of 
chrysanthemums and candelabra. 

Soloist was Lavon Christopherson of Litchfield, MN., cousin of the bride. He sang 
"Because" and "The Lords Prayer'.' Accompanying him on the organ was Miss Vietta Roggensack 
of Fargo. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of chantilly lace 
and nylon tulle. She carried a bouquet of red and white roses with streamers. Her pearl 
necklace and earrings were gifts of the groom. She also carried out the tradition something 
old, new, borrowed and blue. Her finger tip veil was held with a crown of pearls and sequin 
trim. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. Hostesses were Mrs. 
Chet Sikorski, sister of the bride and Miss Marilyn Holte, sister of the groom, both from 
Fargo. Pouring was an aunt of the bride, Mrs. Arnold Olson of Wahpeton. Mrs. Henry Hin- 
ricks, sister of the bride, cut and served the wedding cake. 

In charge of the gift table were Mrs. Dennis Beuntier of West Fargo and Miss Sophie 
Skrumeda of Fargo, friends of the bride. Miss Karen Christopherson of Great Bend, sister • 
of the bride was at the guest book. 

********** October 20, 1960 

Marriage vows were exchanged by Eileen Jipson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jipson 
of Dumont, MN. , and Rodger Wayne Boehning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Boehning of Hankinson 
at the Congregation Church at Graceville, Sept. 16th. (Picture shown.) 

********** October 20, I960 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bishop spent from Thursday until Sunday at the home of their daughter, 
Mrs. Neil Cornell and family at Bath. On Saturday morning they attended the wedding of 
their daughter, Pat to Derald James. (Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Aberdeen, SD.) 

********** October 20, 1960 

MISS JULIE SLETTING BRIDE of LEROY SETHRE 
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The Cornelia Naylor Methodist Church in Fairmount was the scene of a candlelight wed- 
ding ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 24th, at 7:30 PM when Miss Julie Sletting, granddaughter 
of Julian M. Sletting of that city, and LeRoy D. Sethre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sethre, 
also of Fairmount, were united in marriage. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. 
Charles Bryan. 

The church was decorated with candelabra and four baskets of chrysanthemums and white 
gladiolas. The aisle was marked with white candle tapers, bows and green leaves. The or- 
ganist, Mrs. Charles Bryan, presented the traditional nuptial music. She also accompanied 
Mrs. Glen Peterson, friend of the couple, from LaMoure, ND. , as she sang "My World," Wed- 
ding Prayer" and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride who was escorted and given in marriage by her grandfather, wore a floor 
length gown of silk organza and imported French lace, over layers of tulle and taffeta. 
The gown featured a Sabrina neckline and Mary Stuart sleeves. Her fingertip veil of import- 
ed silk illusion was held by a crown of seed pearls. She carried a bridal bouquet of tang- 
erine roses, feathered white carnations and p,reen ivy. The bridal gQwn was desie;ned and 
fashioned by the bride. 

Miss Caryl Slocum of Moorhead, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Her sheath 
dress of tangerine embossed taffeta with matching headpiece, was fashioned by her mother, 
Mrs. Clair Slocum. She wore white gloves, a gift of the bride and matching tangerine shoes. 
Her colonial bouquet was of white chrysanthemums. 

Attending the groom as bestnian was his brother, Russell Sethre. The groom and his 
attendant wore white dinner jackets, black trousers and bow ties. The groom's boutonniere 
was a tangerine rose from the bride's bouquet. Boutonnieres for the bestman, grandfather, 
father and ushers were white carnations. Ushers were Maynard Wolvotne of Fergus Falls and 
Robert Muellenbach, Fairmount, both cousins of the groom. The groom's gift to his attendant 
was gold cuff links and tie bar. The ushers received gold tie bars. 

Miss Stacey Schmidt, cousin of the bride, from Wahpeton, was the candle lighter. She 
wore a floor length dress of sky blue taffeta with matching headpiece, fashioned by her moth- 
er, Mrs. Earl Schmidt. Her wriet corsage was of pink sweetheart roses. She wore a gold 
cross and chain, a gift from the bride. 

The mother of the groom wore a beige embroidered wool dress with matching accessories. 
Her corsage was of feathered white carnations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for 150 guests. Mrs. 
Harvey Brause, Jr., of Fergus Falls, sister of the groom, poured. Cutting the cake were 
Mrs. Clair Slocum of Moorhead, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Jake Muellenback, aunt of the 
groom. The four tiered wedding cake, decorated in white with tangerine roses was baked by 
Mrs. Leander Wawers. Mrs. Donald Swanson and Mrs. Sigurd Habberstad served the ice cream. 
Waitress was Miss Jean Muellenback. At the punch bown was Miss Donna Kuehn of Minot, cou- 
sin of the biide. Miss Goria Flaskerud, Fargo, classmate of the bride, was at the guest 
book. In charge of the gift table were Mrs. Douglas Slocum, Moorhead, Mrs. John Sikorski, 
Fairmount, and Miss Sharon Sprenger, Fargo. The corsages for those helping at the recept- 

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ion were made by the bride's great aunt, Mrs. Alice Boe of Christine. 

The reception was served by the mesdames: Fred Rosenkranz, Donald Naggatz, C. R. Swan- 
son, Charles Swanson, John Earner and Gordon Williams. 

Acting as the brides personal attendants were her aunts, Mrs. Earl Schmidt and Mrs. 
Clair Slocum. 

The bride chose a black and white wool sheath dress with matching accessoreis for 
travel. Her corsage was from the groom and it was of tangerine roses and white feathered 
carnations. 

Following a trip to the North Shore Drive and points of interest in Canada, the newly- 
weds are at home at the grooms farm east of Fairmount. 

The bride is a graduate of Fairmount High School and a 1960 graduate of St. Luke's 
Hospital School of Nursing in Fargo. She is employed at the Fairmount Clinic. 

The groom is a graduate of Campbell High School and attended the Univ. of MN. , prior 
to his enlistment in the U. S. Navy. 

********** October 20, 1960 

M. SIMONSON WED SATURDAY 

Mary Jean Simonson, daughter of Mrs. Cecil Simonson, of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Virgil Harold Bolstad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bolstad, of Fergus Falls, at Hankin- 
son Saturday afternoon. Rev. 0. N. Truog heard the exchange of vows. Roses and carnations 
were used in the floral setting at Immanual Lutheran Church. 

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her brother, Donald Simonson. Her 
gown was of lace and satin and she carried a bouquet of roses and carnations. Her only 
gewelry was a strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. 

Matron of Honor for her sister was Mrs. Gerald Dickerson, of Moorhead. Bridesmaid 
was the groom's sister, Mrs. Leona Hovland, of Fergus Falls. They wore green and blue 
formals in waltz length and matching veils. 

Attending the groom were Lavern Bolstad, Moorhead, his brother and Gerald Dickerson. 
Ushers were: Kenneth Berndt, Great Bend and Roy Simonson. 

The Lord's Prayer was sung by Gloria Truog, accompanied by Mrs. Tischer of Hankinson. 
Following the cer-emony a reception for 75 friends and relatives was held in the church 
parlors. Pouring was Gladys Carlson, Wahpeton, aunt of the bride, and Mrs. Alton Berndt, 
Great Bend, sister of the bride. Mrs. Doris Anderson, Wahpeton, was at the guest book. 
The cake was made by Mrs. Howard Buckhouse, Hankinson, and cut by Mrs. Robert Halgunseth, 
Moorhead, sister of the bride. Serving were Mrs. Nick Jaeger, Hankinson, aunt of the bride, 
and Mrs. Bernett Boomstead, Breckenridge, a cousin. Assisting with the gifts was Mrs. Neu- 
man Anderson, aunt of the bride, from Omaha, NE. 

Out of town guests were from Abercrombie, Fergus Falls, Alexandria, MN. , St. Paul, 
Hankinson, Colfax, Moorhead, Fargo, Velva, Omaha, NE. 

After a wedding trip to points in Minnesota, the couple will be at home on the groom's 
farm. ********** October 27, 1960 

VIRGINIA LEINEN BRIDE of RICHARD HAMAM 

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Miss Virginia Leinen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Leinen of Fairmount and Mrs. 
Richard Hamam, son of Peter Hamam and the late Mrs. Hamam of Towner, ND. , exchanged mar- 
riage vows at St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton on Oct. 15th, at 7 o'clock AM. Rev. 
Fr. Sauer officiated at the nuptial mass and double ring ceremony. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a street len- 
gth gown of white satin with full boufant skirt, featuring three quarter length sleeves 
and cummberbund band. She wore glass shoes and white satin gauntlets. Her fingertip veil 
of tulle net and French lace was held in place by a hat of lace and seed pearls. She 
carried a bridal bouquet of red roses. Her gift from the groom was a gold cross and chain. 

Mrs. Gerald Leinen, sister-in-law of the bride was matron of honor. She wore a dress 
of aqua taffeta, fashioned to resemble the brides, with beige accessories. She carried 
a colonial bouquet of pink and white carnations and her crystal necklace and earrings 
were a gift from the bride. 

Attending the groom as bestman was William Koenic, friend of the groom, from Webster, 
SD. The groom wore a dark brown suit and the bestman a tan suit. Each wore a white car- 
nation boutonniere. The fathers and grandfathers were also presented with white carnat- 
ion boutonnieres. The mother of the bride, wore a lavender print dress with black acc- 
essories. The brides grandmother, Mrs. Orren Miller of Wahpeton, wore a green print dress 
with black accessories. Each wore a corsage of assorted flowers. 

At noon a combination dinner and reception was served at St. Anthony's Parish Hall in 
Fairmount, given by the bride's parents. Hostesses were: Mrs. Matt J. Meyer, Mrs. Matt P. 
Meyer, Mrs. Carl Krause and Mrs. Clarence Mullenback. Waitresses at the dinner were Ethel 
Leinen, Joyce Neubauer, Barbara Egan and Diane Schmit, all cousins of the bride. They 
received gold cross and chains, a gift of the bride. 

Miss Carol Leinen, sister of the bride and Delores Schmidt, cousin of the bride, were 
in charge of the guest book. At the gift table were Janice Schmit, cousin of the bride, 
and Bernice Mitzel, friend of the bride. Mrs. John Neubauer, aunt and godmother of the 
bride poured. At the punch bowl was Miss Mary Schmit, cousin of the bride. Mrs. Irvin 
Ruebish, aunt of the bride, cut and served the wedding cake, decorated with red roses, 
white swans and topped with a group of wedding bells. 

The newly weds are now at home in Wahpeton, where the groom is a second year student 
at the State School of Science and the bride is employed at Harold's Cafe. 

********** October 27, 1960 

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Martian of Esmond, ND. , announce the engagement and forthcoming 
marriage of their daughter, Adella, to S. P. 4 Allen A. Kurtz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rich- 
ard Kurtz of rural Fairmount, who is presently stationed at Fort Hood, TX. 
The wedding date has been set for Nov. 2Ath, at Esmond. 

********** November 3, 1960 

SONORA NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Allie Wieser and family, left for Engelwood, CO., Wed- 
nesday to attend the wedding of their son, Aloys Wieser to Elaine Eckholt, daughter of 

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Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Eckholt of Engelwood, CO., formerly of Hankinson, who were married 
October 29th. ********** November 3, 1960 

ANNOUNCE APPROACHING MARRIAGE of DAUGHTER 

Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Erb of Hankinson announce the approaching marriage of their dau- 
ghter, Mary Martha, to Mr. Duane Darell Loll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Loll of Great 
Bend. The wedding will take place Dec. 31st. 

********** November 10, 1960 

CECILIA BIRNBAUM WED IN MINNEAPOLIS 

Cecilia Birnbaum and Alan Friedman, both of Minneapolis, MN. , were married at Incar- 
nation Catholic Church there, Saturday, Nov. 12th, at 1 o'clock. 

A reception was held at the home of Mrs. John Brownrigg, immediately after the cere- 
mony. Cecilia is a graduate of River Falls, Wisconsin, High School and also is a graduate 
of St. Thomas of St. Paul. He also served two years in the U. S. Navy. 

Cecilia is the daughter of Mrs. Veronica Birnbaum and a sister of Mrs. James Hentz of 
this city. ********** November 17, 1960 

FRANK GUSTMAN WED at ROTHSAY 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gustman were married recently in the Hamar Lutheran Church at Roth- 
say, MN. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Baumgartner, Jr. , of Rothsay, MN. 
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gustman, Hankinson. 

Pastor E. 0. Barsness officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. E. 0. Barsness 
was organist and Mr. Robert Keisven of Rothsay, MN. , sang "0 Perfect Love" and "The Lord's 
Prayer." The altar was decorated with white chrysanthemums. 

The bride, who was escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length 
gown of Skinner's Bouquet taffeta with sequin and pearl embroidered "new Moons" of alecon 
type lace that defined the sabina neckline and circled the skirt and chapel train. Her 
veil of English silk illusion was held by a queen's crown of pearls. She carried a bouquet 
consisting of an orchid and stephontis. 

LaVonne Baumgartner, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Mrs. Reuben Ostland, 
another sister of the bride; Mrs. Duane Medenwaldt, sister of the groom and Leona Schumac- 
her, friend of the bride, were bridesmaids. They wore street length dresses of amethyst 
velveteen with full skirts, matching shoes, white gloves, and feather hats. They carried 
a single white chrysanthemum. Julie Ann Baumgartner, niece of the bride, was flower girl. 
She wore a white dress of lace over nylon and carried a basket of baby mums. Marilyn and 
Jacalyn Baily, nieces of the groom were candlelighters . They wore amethyst velveteen dress- 
es with wrist corsage of baby mums. 

Duane Medenwaldt, the groom's brother-in-law, was bestman. Reuben Ostlund, the bride's 
brother-in-law; Donald Baumgartner, the bride's brother, and Vernon Vellenga, a friend of 
the groom, were groomsmen. Jeffery Ostlund, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer. William 
Bailey, the groom's brother-in-law, and Merlin Baumgartner, the brides brother were ushers. 

The bride's mother wore a purple dress with black accessories. The groom's mother 

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wore a purple dress with white accessories. Both wore corsages of pink roses and white 
feathered carnations. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. Mr. and Mrs. Jul- 
ian Ronningen, uncle and aunt of the bride, were host and hostess. Mrs. Luther Baumann, 
cousin of the groom and Mrs. James Martinson, aunt of the bride, poured. Mrs. Wm. Bailey 
sister of the groom and Mrs. Merlin Bamngartner, the brides sister-in-law, cut the wedding 
cake. 

Mrs. Donald Baumgartner, sister-in-law of the bride, was at the guest book. Friends 
of the bride, Lois Haugen and Eileen Glawe were at the gift table. Waitresses were Mrs. 
Wesley Nelson, Mrs. Gary Thiel, Marilyn and Jacalyn Bailey. 

Following a trip to the Wisconsin Dells and Northern Minnesota, the couple will be 

at home in Moorhead, MN. 

********** November 17, 1960 

BOHN WEDS BRECKENRIDGE GIRL 

A quiet wedding was held on Friday evening at Great Bend's Trinity Lutheran Church 
at 8 PM when Edith Bryant, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Cousino, of Breckenridge, 
became the bride of Graydon Bohn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bohn of Great Bend. Rev. R. 
Teuscher officiated. 

The couple were attended by Mrs. Clyde Bohn, sister-in-law of the groom and Lloyd 
Hoefs of Hankinson, close friend of the couple. 

The bride was attired in a medium blue two piece dress and blue hat. She carried 
pink roses and white carnations on a white Bible with streamers. The bridesmaid wore a 
brown dress and brown hat and a corsage of roses. The groom and best man both wore brown 
suits and boutonnieres of white carnations. 

The bride's mother wore a navy polka dot dress and corsage of white carnations. The 
groom's mother wore navy blue and a corsage of white carnations. 

After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the groom's brother, Mr. and 
Mrs. Clyde Bohn. Those present were Pastor and Mrs. Teuscher, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bohn, Mr. 
and Mrs. Cyrus Cousino of Breckenridge, Mrs. Harriet Faulkner and daughter Mary, of Minot, 
Lloyd Hoefs of Hankinson. The couple left on their honeymoon to Minnesota, and will make 
their home in Great Bend. The groom is in business with his father, as an International 
Harvester dealer. ^ * ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ November 24, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS.... Many friends and relatives attended the wedding of Lavonne Krump and 
William Althoff, Jr., on Saturday morning at St. Philip's Church in Hankinson, with Father 
Studzinski officiating at the ceremony. A reception was held in the church parlors follow- 
ing the ceremony. 

********** December 1, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :... .Miss Patricia Williams left Monday for Rhode Island to attend the 
wedding of her brother, Richard Williams to Miss Carol Pedley of Central Falls, RI . She 

will be gone for about a week. 

********** December 1, 1960 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Birchem of Rosholt, have announced the engagement of their daugh- 
ter, Marion, to Allen Schiltz, son of Joe Schiltz of rural Hankinson. 

Miss Birchem is a graduate of Rosholt High School. Allen Schiltz farms near Hankinson. 
A June wedding is planned. 

********** December 8, 1960 

KAREN KRAUSE BECOMES BRIDE OF RUSSELL KATH 
Miss Karen Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Krause, and Russell Kath, son of 
the late Wm. and Mrs. Mattie Kath, were united in marriage. The Rev. Irving K. Dretche 
officiated at the 4 PM wedding on Wednesday Nov. 30th, at the Presbyterian Church at 
Sisseton, SD. ********** December 8, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Daryle Bertelsen, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kurftz and Mar- 
sha and Jimmy Burlison were among the folks attending the wedding of Allen Kurtz to Miss 
Adella Martian of Esmond, ND. They also enjoyed Thanksgiving at the home of the bride's 
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Martian. 

********** December 8, 1960 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Former residents of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Faulkner of Bowling Green, KY., 
announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Joann DeSever Faulkner to Mr. William Basil 
Jones, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Basil Jones of Somerset, Kent. 

Miss Faulkner is a graduate of Bowling Green High School and received a Bachelor of 
Arts degree at Western State College, where she was a member of the Emanie Sorority and 
belonged to the Bowling Green Girls Cotillion Club. 

Mr. Jones is a graduate of the Somerset High School and attended the Univ. of Kentucky 
and also received a Bachelor of Science degree at Western State College. A winter wedding 
is planned. ********** December 8, 1960 

MARRIED IN RHODE ISLAND 

Miss Carol Ann Pedley and Richard Wade Williams were united in marriage in the Holy 
Trinity Church at Central Falls, RI., with the Rev. Frances McCade officiating. A recept- 
ion, given by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pedley, parents of the bride followed the ceremony at 
Cumberland Manor. Miss Arlene Pedley, sister of the bride was maid of honor and a cousin 
of the bride, Mrs. Bacon, was the bridesmaid. John A. Nolan and John A. Horan were att- 
endants of the groom. 

The bride wore a gown of Chantilly lace and Tulle over taffeta fashioned with a scall- 
oped neckline with sequins and pearls, long tapered sleeves, basque bodice and bouffant 
floor length skirt. She wore a queens crown of irridescent pearl and veil adorned with 
pearls. She carried a cascade bouquet of white mums pompoms surrounding an orchid. 

Following a wedding trip to Niagara Falls the couple will reside at Providence, RI . , 
where the groom is stationed in the Navy. 

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Williams of Fairmount. 

********** December 8, 1960 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. John Boll of A03 E. El Segundo Blvd., Hawthorne, CA. , announce the engage- 
ment of their daughter, Karen Lee, to James L. Essner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Essner, 
also of Hawthorne. 

Kare is presently attending Hawthorne High School and Newberry's Beauty College in 
Inglewood. Her fiance is a graduate from Sierra High School and the Los Angeles Bar 
ber College. He is now employed at Jerry's Barber Shop, Hawthorne. 
A fall wedding is being planned. 

********** December 15, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Larson attended a wedding in Fargo on Saturday 
night. The groom was a nephew of Mrs. Larson's, Jerry Yonkers. 

********** December 15, 1960 

KRUMP WEDS WM. ALTHOFF, JR. 

Miss LaVonne Krump of Hankinson, became the bride of Wm. Althoff, Jr., son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Wra. Althoff of Mantador, at the St. Philip's Church, Nov. 26th, at 10:30 AM. Father 
Studzinski officiated at the nuptial high mass. Baskets of yellow mums decorated the altar. 

The bride, given in marriage by her brother-in-law, Albert Buckhouse, wore a floor 
length gown of bridal satin fashioned with princess lines and alencon lace trim, ending 
in a chapel train. The fitted bodice featured a modified scoop neckline of Alencon lace 
and long Mary Stuart sleeves. Her ballerina length pouf veil was held by a pearlized orange 
blossom crown. The bride carried a bouquet of red roses. 

Lois Ambach, was maid of honor and Joretta Mauch, was the bridesmaid. Both are friends 
of the bride. Their dresses were identical white sheaths with saphire blue overskirts, 
with matching blue hats and shoes. They carried baskets of mums and chrysanthemums. 

Arnold Althoff, brother of the groom and Jerome Lingen, cousin of the groom, were groom- 
smen. Raymond Althoff, brother of the groom and Lyle Buckhouse, nephew of the bride were 
ushers. 

After the ceremony a reception for 300 guests was held in the church parlors. Mr. and 
Mrs. Althoff are making their home on the groom's farm near Mantador. Mrs. Althoff is emp- 
loyed as bookkeepeT: at the Lincoln State Bank at Hankinson. 

They are both graduates of the St. Francis Academy. Mrs. Althoff also attended the 
Science School at Wahpeton, 1959-1960. 

********** December 22, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Moeller attended a bridal shower at the Arnold Matteson home in 
Lidgerwood on Tuesday evening. The shower was for their niece. Miss Elois Moeller, daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moeller of Lidgerwood. Miss Moeller is a teacher at Hankinson and 
will be married on Dec. 26th, to Mr. Gary Muehler. 

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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schiltz of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter 
Carole to Mr. John Bernard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bernard of Fairmount. 

Miss Schiltz is a senior at the Hankinson Public School and Mr. Bernard is a 1960 
graduate from the Fairmount Public School. 
A June wedding is planned. 

********** January 5, 1961 

Wallace Milbrandt and Kenneth Buckhouse went to Ashley on Thursday. JoAnn Buckhouse 
returned home with them. Saturday she attended the Erb-Loll wedding. 

********** January 5, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Former residents of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Hoefs of Redmond, WA. , ann- 
ounce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Barbara Ann Hoefs to Mr. Nathan Leigh Green, 
son of Mrs. Kathryn Green of Bellevue, WA. 

Miss Hoefs is a graduate of Silverton High School, Silverton, OR. Mr. Green is a 
graduate of Bellevue High School and attended Western Washington College of Education. 

A spring wedding is planned. 

********** January 5, 1961 

KAREN POPP WED AT EUB CHURCH 

Karen Kay Popp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Popp, of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Kenneth Bruce Hutchinson, son of Mrs. Harry Hutchinson, of Espanola, NM. , at the EUB 
Church in Great Bend at a pretty holiday ceremony. 

Rev. Ackerman officiated at the double ring ceremony at 7:30 PM. , with candles on 
the altar and pews forming the decorations. Mrs. James Schultz was organist and Mrs. 
Darlene Zabel of Fullerton, ND. , sang the Lord's Prayer, "Wedding Prayer," and "I Love 
Thee." 

The bride was escorted and given dn marriage by her father. She wore a white velvet 
gown and carried a single poinsettia. She has as her maid of honor her sister, Mrs. Zabel 
who was gowned in green velvet and carried red poinsettias, with a rhinestone headdress. 

Bestman was Hal Hutchinson, brother of the groom and ring bearer was Milo Popp, Jr., 
of Minnepolis. Ushers were Milo Popp, brother of the bride from Minneapolis and Vinton 
Zabel, Fullerton. 

Following the ceremony a reception for 70 guests was held at the church parlors. 
Benita Voldez and Mrs. Charles Popp were at the gift table; Mrs. Lowell Larson cut the 
cake and Loy Neklaborgen poured. 

The couple will reside in Las Cruces, NM. For going away the bride chose a red wool 
jersey gown. Out of town guests were Mrs. H. Hutchinson, Hal Hutchinson, Joy Fiel, Benita 
Voldez of Espanola, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Popp and family, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Vinton 
Zabel and family, Fullerton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Popp and Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald and 

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family, Moorhead, Loy Neklaborgen, Minneapolis. 

The bride graduated from Hankinson High School, from Abbott Hospital, Minneapolis, 
and received her B. S. Degree from Wfestmar College, LeMars, lA. , in June of 1960. She 
has been employed at the EUB Mission Hospital in New Mexico, will nurse at Las Cruces up- 
on arrival there. The groom is a graduate of high school at Espanola, NM. , and is attend- 
ing college at Las Cruces. 

********** January 12, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dohman and daughter, of Breckenridge, and Mrs. Adolph Erb spent 

from Friday until Monday with relatives at Minot. On Saturday they attended the wedding 

of Mrs. Erb's niece, Sharon Doyle. 

********** January 12, 1961 

On Sunday afternoon, a number of relatives and friends attended a bridal shower for 
Connie Mauch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mauch. Connie will become the bride of Allen 
Brandt of Wyndmere on Saturday January 14th. 

********** January 12, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Herb Kutzer and Diane attended the wedding of Miss 
Donna Nenning, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nenning to Mr. Patrick Doran, son of Mr. 
and Mrs. Everett Doran of Sidney, MT. The wedding was Saturday at the St. Mary Catholic 
Church in Breckenridge. ********** January 12, 1961 

LOCAL LADIES ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENTS . . . 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Medenwald of rural Hankinson, announce the engagement of their 
daughter, Janice to Randolph Orth, son of Mrs. Matilda Orth of Lidgerwood. 
No wedding date has been set. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Lester Vedder of Hankinson announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Caroline Vedder, to PFC. Edward Wacha, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
William Wacha of Lidgerwood. 

Miss Vedder is presently employed' at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. She 
is a 1960 graduate of St. Francis Academy here. 

PFC Wacha is serving in the U. S. Army and is presently stationed in Korea. 
No wedding date has been set. 

********** January 19, 1961 

A personal shower was held at the Jim Lugert home, honoring Mrs. Duane Loll (Mary 
Erb) on Dec. 30th. Hosesses were: Mrs. Howard Reinke, Pat Welsh and Monica Lugert. 

********** January 19, 1961 

A pre-nuptial shower given in honor of Miss Joyce Buckhouse and Jerry Warwick of 
Wadena, MN., was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse on Sunday. Mrs. Her- 
tha Muehler, Mrs. Walter Berg and Mrs. Buckhouse acted as hostesses. The couple received 
many useful and lovely gifts. ********** January 19, 1961 

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MANTADOR NEWS:... On Saturday morning, St. Peter and Paul's Church at Mantador was 
the scene of a pretty wedding when Connie Mauch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mauch, be- 
came the bride of Allen Brandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brandt of Wyndmere. Rev. George 
Miller officiated at the double ring ceremony. A large number of relatives and friends 
attended. Mr. and Mrs. Brandt will make their home in Fargo. 

********** January 19, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Al Lingen, Mr. and Rill Althoff and Mr. and Mrs. Ed 

Mauch attended the wedding of a cousin, Mr. and Mrs. John Kepper at St. Mary's Cathedral 

in Fargo, Tuesday. ^^^^^^^^^ . 

********** January 19, 1961 

JONELL LARSON WED SATURDAY 

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Larson of Hankinson announce the marriage of their daughter, Jo- 
Nell to Clarence Murack of Geneseo, on Saturday evening, Jan. 21st at Geneseo. 

The attendants were, Judy Willert, friend of the bride and Richard Murack, brother 
of the groom. 

The bride wore a white brocaded sheath dress with white veiled clip. Miss Willert 
wore an embroidered beige dress with matching hair clip. Their corsages were red baby 
roses with white carnations. 

The groom and his attendant wore white carnation boutonnieres . After the ceremony 
a bridal dinner was given by the bride's parents at the Steak Out at Lisbon, for close 
relatives and friends. ********** January 26, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS :... .Miss Sandra Mohs of rural Wahpeton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Elroy Mohs and Dennis Ronyak, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ronyak of Minneapolis, were 
united in marriage at a pretty ceremony at the Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Bend on 
Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. The Rev. Richard Teuscher officiated at the ceremony. 
Mrs. Herbert Weiss played the wedding march. 

The bride wore a street length sheath of white wool with a small blue hat and veil. 
She wore a corsage of white carnations with baby roses. Her only jewelry was a gold brace- 
let worn by her great-grandmother. She had the traditional something old, new, borrowed 
and blue. 

Mrs. Henry Mohs, aunt of the bride was matron of honor. She wore a blue jersey dress 
and white hat with pearl necklace and earrings. Her corsage was of white carnations and 
roses. Henry Mohs, uncle of the bride was bestman and wore a midgrey suit. The groom also 
wore a grey suit and black tie. The bride's mother and her grandmother wore matching cor- 
sages. 

The reception was held in the home of the bride's parents. The three tier wedding 
cake centered with a minature bride and groom was baked by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Henry 
Mohs. Pouring the punch was Mrs. Dennis Ford, cousin of the bride. Serving the lunch 
were Aunts of the bride, Mrs. R. H. Bohn, Mrs. Alfred Mohs and Mrs. Henry Mohs. 

The couple are at home at 5152 Upton Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN. 

********** February 2, 1961 

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LUGERTS' ANNOUNCE DAUGHTER'S MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. James Lugert announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their 
daughter, Monica, to A2C Paul Wieser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloys Wieser, Fairmount. Both 
are graduates of St. Francis Academy, Class of '58. 

Miss Lugert attended Valley City State Teachers College and is now teaching at Anti- 
lope Consolidated School. A2C Wieser is stationed with the Air Force Security Service at 
Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas. 

The wedding date is Feb. 25th. 

********** February 9, 1961 

MARY ERB WED AT ST. PHILIPS CHURCH 

Miss Mary Erb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Erb of Hankinson, became the bride of 
Duane Loll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Loll of Great Bend, Saturday, Dec. 31st at 9 AM. 
Father Lambert Studzinski officiated at the double ring ceremony and Nuptial High Mass at 
St Philips Catholic Church. The altar was decorated with red poinsettas and side altar 
with Christmas greens. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore her sister's wedding gown, floor 
lenth, of imported rose point lace and nylon tulle over layers of net and satin. It was 
fashioned with a full bouffant skirt of tulle with jeweled lace appliques throughout. Her 
fingertip veil was held in place with a jewelled tiara. The bride chose to carry a crescent 
bouquet of red anthurium. 

Mrs. Ray Dohman attended her sister as matron of honor and JoAnn Buckhouse, friend of 
the bride, was bridesmaid. Both wore identical gowns of candlelight brocaded acelote with 
red accessories and wore corsages of red anthuriums, backed by gold decoretle ribbon. 
Gifts from the bride were red jewelled earrings. 

The groom was attended by James Schultz, friend of the groom, as bestman and James 
Erb, brother of the bride, acted as groomsman. Richard Erb and Manville Hoefts were the 
ushers and all wore white carnations and were presented with tie clasps from the groom. 

Mrs. Clarence Nyland, sister of the groom and Mrs. James Lugert acted as hostesses at 
a reception immediately following the nuptial mass. The brides 's parents entertained the 
guests in St. Philips Hall where the tables were beautifully decorated, using a Christmas 
theme, by Mrs. Chester Seivert of Hankinson. 

The five tiered wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Albert Cast of Fairmount. It was cut 
and served by Mrs. Paul Bohn, Godmother of the groom and Mrs. John Roth, Godmother of the 
bride. Mrs. Leo Doyle of Fargo poured while Mrs. Larry Doyle of Minot served the punch. 
Both are aunts of the bride. Marvel Doyle and Nancy Kinn were in charge of the bridal 
table, while Mrs. Irving Kjimek and Mrs. Albert Buckhouse cared for the reception table. 

Mrs. Howard Reinke had charge of the guest book while Monica Lugert and Mrs. Donald 
Ricks cared for the gift table. Each were presented with a gift. 

The bride's parents served dinner to relatives in St. Philips Hall after the reception. 
For her wedding trip, Mrs. Loll chose a dark green wool knit two piece dress with red acc- 
essories. The bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy of Hankinson and also attended the 
State School of Science at Wahpeton, where she graduated as a licensed practical nurse 

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and is now employed at St. Gerard's Hospital in Hankinson. 

The groom attended school at Great Bend and Wahpeton and served in the Army three 
years with 2H years overseas duty. He is now attending the State School of Science in the 
Auto and Deisel Dept. 

They are residing in the Cunningham apartments at Hankinson. 

********** February 9, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Herb Kutzer and Diane, Mrs. John Sikorski, Mrs. Jake Mullenbach 
and Mrs. Herman Olig, were among the people attending a bridal shower for Miss Margaret 
Sikorski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sikorski on Sunday afternoon at the K. C. Hall in 
Wahpeton. Miss Sikorski will become the bride of Allen Kressein of Breckenridge on Satur- 
^y_ ********** February 9, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Miss Margo Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krause, became 
the bride of Charles Nepper, son of Mrs. Lena Nepper, on Saturday, Feb. 11th. Rev. George 
Miller officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

********** February 16, 1961 

JOYCE BUCKHOUSE WED AT WADENA 

Joyce Buckhouse, daughter of Mrs. Clarence Buckhouse and the late Ed Buckhouse of 
Wahpeton, and formerly of Hankinson, became the bride of Jerry Warwick, son of Mr. and 
Mrs. Wendel Warwick of Hewitt, MN. , on January 29th, at 1:30 PM at the Congregational 
Church at Wadena, MN. Rev. Allen 0. Ingles officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride, given in marriage by her step-father, wore a full length dress of white 
satin with lace overskirt, long sleeves decorated with sequins. Her fingertip veil was 
made by the brides mother. The bride's flowers were red roses, white carnations on a 
white Bible. 

Mrs. Warren Schmitz and Mrs. Donald Schultz, sisters of the bride, from Wadena, MN. , 
were matron of honor and the bridesmaid. Their dresses were ballerina length, white sat- 
in with white lace long sleeves. Their accessories were brown earrings, hats and shoes 
and the flowers were brown and yellow mums. 

Wayne Warwick of Minneapolis, brother of the groom, was the bestman and Donald Por- 
ter, Dear Creek, brother-in-law of the groom, was the groomsman. Donald Schultz of Wad- 
ena, brother-in-law of the bride and Marvin Cook of Deer Creek, uncle of the groom were 
ushers. Ronald Buckhouse of Wahpeton, brother of the bride and Larry Cook of Clarissa, 
MN. , were candle lighters. 

Mrs. Robert Sliter of Wadena, sang "0 Promise Me" and "Wedding Prayer," with Flor- 
ence Clayton as accompanist. 

Following the ceremony a reception was given for 150 guests by the bride's step- 
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Buckhouse of Wahpeton. The reception was held 
in the basement of the Congregational Church in Wadena. 

Guests were from Wahpeton, Hankinson, Bismarck, ND. , Minneapolis, Deer Creek, Hewitt, 
Clarissa, Bertha, Wadena, New York Mills and Montevedio, MN. 

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After a wedding trip to North and South Dakota, the couple will make their home at 
305I5 - 1st SW., Wadena, MN. 

********** Feb. 16, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Klosterman of Mooreton announce the engagement and approaching 
marriage of their daughter, Donna Klosterman, to Dennis M. Scheller, son of Mr. Michael 
Scheller of Hankinson. 

Miss Klosterman is employed with Kline Oldsmobile in St. Paul. Mr. Scheller is att- 
ending St. Thomas College in St. Paul. Both are graduates of St. Francis Academy. 

A June wedding is planned. 



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February 23, 1961 



FAIRMOUNT NEWS: FORMER RESIDENT WEDS At 12 o'clock noon on Saturday, Jan. 

28th, Miss Joann Faulkner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Faulkner became the bride of Will- 
iam Jones, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, Sr. , of Somerset. The Rev. Charles P. 
Bowling officiated at the double ring ceremony at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of re-embroid- 
ered shadow chantilly lace designed with long pointed sleeves, a moulder figurine bodice 
coming to a V in the front and a bell shaped skirt. The neckline was traced in handclipped 
lace medallions heavily etched in seed pearls and irredescents . The veil of imported silk 
illusion was caught to a princess crown of tiny frosted flowers that encircled the bride's 
head. The bride carried a crescent shaped bouquet of clipped gladioli buds centered with 
roses and hyacinths with ivy caught up by the sash taken from the bridal gown of the bride's 
maternal grandmother. 

Mrs. Charles Gregory O'Neil of Pittsburgh, PA., sister of the bride, served as matron 
of honor. William Jones, Sr. , the groom's father was the bestman. The bride's mother chose 
a dress of French blue silk taffeta with matching crushed turkin hat and accessories. The 
groom's mother was attired in a pale blue lace over taffeta with matching accessories. Both 
wore identical corsages of white gladioli buds and hyacinths. 

The bride chose for her going away costume a tailored beige wool sheath worn under a 
cocoa brown coat trimmed in mink. She wore a pill box hat of beige and brown feathers and 
co-ordinating accessories. 

Following their honeymoon the couple will be at home at 1500 High St., Bowling Green, 
Kent. ********** February 23, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS :.. .Among those attending the wedding of Monica Lugert and Paul Wieser at 

St. Philips Church in Hankinson Saturday were: Mr. and Mrs. Lorry Krause and Janice, Mrs. 

Anna Lenz and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mauch and Ronald. 

********** March 2, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Donavan Bohn of Grand Forks and Mr. and Mrs. Jerome 
Herfindahl of Fargo were week end guests with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bohn and Mr. 
and Mrs. Walter Kath. They also came to attend the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gehler 
which was Saturday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton. March 2, 1961 



GREAT BEND NEWS:.... A miscellaneous shower was given at the EUB church basement Sun- 
day afternoon in honor of Miss Lois Japel. She received many beautiful and useful gifts. 
She will be married to Mr. Allen Bemdt on March 26th, 1961. 

********** March 2, 1961 

BRIDAL SHOWER 
The First English Lutheran Church basement was the scene of a bridal shower in honor 
of Miss Linda Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Miller and bride to be of Mr. Jack 
Zastrow, on Tuesday evening. 

********** March 2, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., of Hankinson, ND. , announce the engagement of their 
daughter, Mary Beth, to Rudolph Marohl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Marohl, Hankinson. At 
present both are attending the Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks. An early fall wedding 
is planned. ,, * * ^ * ^ ^. ^ ,. ^ j^^^^ g^ ^g^^ 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hubrig of Fairmount, announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Sharon to Allan Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer, also of Fairmount. Both are 
graduates of Fairmount High School. The groom is employed at Farimount Farmers Union. 
The bride-to-be is employed at Minettes Beauty Salon in Wahpeton. An April 16th wedding 
is planned. ********** March 23, 1961 

LINDA LOU MILLER WEDS 

The First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount was the scene of a beautiful candle 
light and double ring ceremony on Feb. 25th at 2 o'clock PM with Rev. Richard Borchers 
officiating. The bride was Miss Linda Lou Miller of Wayzata, MN. , daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. August Miller of Fairmount. The groom was Jack Roger Zastrow of Maple Plain, MN. , 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Egner Zastrow of Wheaton, MN. 

Miss Diane Platen of Fairmount played the traditional wedding march and Mrs. Merrill 
Griggs sang the beautiful Lords Prayer. The sanctuary was adorned with baskets of laven-. 
der mums mixed with lavender gladiolas. 

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, August Miller, chose as her gown 
a beautiful floor length gown of skinenrs slipper satin with chantilly lace covering it. 
The fingertip veil was held in place by a small white hat. She wore pearl earrings that 
were a gift from the groom and carried a bouquet of red roses. The brides attendants were 
attired in formals of waltz length in pastel colors of yellow, green and lavender. They 
all wore headbands of yellow and lavender mums and carried bouquets of mums. 

The brides maid of honor was a classmate of Tenny, MN. , Miss Judy Bertch, a sister- 
in-law. Miss Bemice Miller and an aunt of the groom Marri Ann Zastrow. 

The groom was attended by Ronnie Stave of Fargo, a classmate of the groom and David 
Lekness of New Effington, SD. , also a classmate of the groom. Ushers were Mr. August 
Miller, Jr., brother of the bride and Kenny Zastrow of l-flieaton, a brother to the groom. 

The bride is a graduate of Campbell High School of 1960 and has been employed in the 

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capacity of a nurse maid at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Strong at Wayzata and is 
continuing in her position. 

The groom is a graduate of Wheaton High School of 1959 and is employed as a cabinet 
maker with the Suburban Cabinet and Fixture Co., in Maple Plains. Following a brief week 
end honeymoon the couple took up residence at Wayzata on Feb. 28th and both resumed their 
work. 

A reception for 125 guests followed the ceremony in the church basement, given by the 
bride's parents with Mrs. Charles Templeton in charge of arrangements and being aided by 
Mrs. Albert Meyer, Mrs. Martin Moeller, Mrs. Fred Neisch and Mrs. Bernie Rydell, in the 
kitchen. Mrs. Harry Scheidigger was the table hostess for the bride's table and Mrs. Don- 
ald Miller poured at the reception line. Mrs. Grenville Miller of Minneapolis served the 
ice cream and an aunt of the groom served the wedding cake. Mrs. Jerry Bladow of Hankinson 
and Mrs. LaVeme West were in charge of the gift table and Miss Judy Zastrow handled the 
guest book. Guests from out of town for the wedding and reception were from Minneapolis, 
Alexandria, Brainerd, Wahpeton, Breckenridge, Campbell, Hankinson, Tenny and New Effington. 

********** March 23, 1961 

MONICA LUGERT MARRIED HERE 

A beautiful wedding at St. Philips Church, Hankinson, was solemnized Saturday, Feb. 
25th, at 10 AM when Miss Monica Lugert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Lugert of Hankin- 
son, became the bride of Paul Wieser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloys Wieser of rural Hankinson. 
Father Studzinski performed the double ring ceremony. The choir of the St. Francis Acad- 
emy, under the direction of St. Anita, sang at the Nuptial High Mass. The altar was dec- 
orated with orchid, tulips and ferns. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of chantilly lace 
The full, belled skirt featured a border of taffeta and taffeta bows down the back. The 
fitted bodice fashioned with a Sabrina neckline had long Mary Stuart sleeves. Her veil 
of silk illusion was held in place with a pearl crown. The bride carried an orchid accent- 
ed by florets and crystal rosary. 

Mrs. Aloys Wieser, Jr., of Denver, CO., sister-in-law of the groom, was matron of honor. 
Miss Judy McKinnon of Mooreton, friend of the bride, was bridesmaid. Cynthia Lugert, sister 
of the bride, was flower girl. They wore lilac street length organza sheath dresses with 
a full lace overskirt, with matching accessories. They carried bouquets of white tulips 
and florets. 

The groom was attended by Aloys Wieser, brother of the groom of Denver, CO., as best 
man and Rodney Lugert, brother of the bride, acted as groomsman. Paul Kinn and Lloyd Wie- 
ser were ushers. They wore white carnation boutonnieres. 

Mrs. Lugert, mother of the bride wore a green brocade dress with matching hat. Mrs. 
Wieser, mother of the groom, wore a navy blue sheath dress. They wore corsages of pink 
roses. Mrs. Carl Lugert and Mrs. Herb Quamme, grandmother of the bride wore a corsage of 
white carnations. 

Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to 120 guests in the church 

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parlors. Mrs. Elroy Kinn, friend of the bride, was hostess. 

The wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. Chester Smith, aunt of the bride. Mrs. 
Wajrne Mahter, cousin of the groom, and Janice Kruse, friend of the bride, poured the coffee. 
Waitresses were Janice Krause, Cathy Gaukler, Nancy Kinn, Pat Welch, Mary Kulzer and Sandy 
Mauch. Assisting in the kitchen were, Mmes. Nick Jaeger, Adolph Erb, Irving Klimek and 
John Jarski. 

Mrs. Joe Bertling, aunt of the bride, had charge of the guest book, while Mrs. Howard 
Reinke and Sandra Erickson cared for the gift table. 

The bride wore a navy blue wool suit with matching accessories for her wedding trip. 
They went to Minneapolis for several days. The bride is a graduate of the St. Francis 
Academy, 1958, and the Valley City State Teachers College. She taught the past two years 
in the Antelope Consolidated School. 

The groom, also a 1958 graduate of St. Francis Academy, is with the U. S. Air Force 
stationed at the Clark Air Force Base, Philippines, and is in the Security Service. 

Mrs. Wieser expects to join her husband in the Philippines within the next year. 

********** March 30, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... St. Paul Lutheran Church, Tower City, ND. , was the scene of a 
lovely wedding on Saturday evening, March 25th, when Miss Lois Japel, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Henry Japel of Tower City, became the bride of Allen Bemdt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reu- 
ben Bemdt of Great Bend. Rev. G. A. Schilling officiated assisted by Roger Schlaefer. 
Organist and soloist were Mrs. Douglas Rickman of Buffalo, ND. , and Mrs. John Gebhardt of 
Wahpeton. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of silk organza styled with full bouffant skirt 
with puff back and brush train. A silk organza and seed pearl headpiece held her veil 
and she carried an orchid and carnations. 

Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Mrs. Melvin Westphal of Mantador. She wore 
a gown of lavendar embroidered organdy with matching hat. She carried white carnations. 

Bestman was a nephew of the groom, Manville Hoeft of St. Paul. Ushers were: Vernon 
Japel of McVille, ND. , and Dale Dieke of rural Wahpeton. 

Friends and relatives from Great Bend, Hankinson and Wahpeton attended the wedding 
reception. The young couple will make their home on a farm northeast of Great Bend. 

********** April 6, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. John Bastolich of Ortley, SD. , announce the engagement of their daughter 

Bernice Jeanne, to Lloyd Hoefs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph H. Hoefs of Hankinson. 

An April wedding is planned. 

********** April 6, 1961 

ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE 

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Scheller of Hankinson, announce the marriage of their daughter, 

Bonnie Jean, to Mr. Veryl E. Vik, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Vik of Fargo, ND. 

The ceremony took place on March 10th In the United Church of Christ of Fargo with 

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Rev. W. Kirk officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Nelson were the attendants. 

After the ceremony the couple took a short trip to St. Paul. They now reside at 
314 - 20th St. N. in Fargo. 

Bonnie and Veryl both attended the State School of Science and Veryl is now employed 
at Gambles in Fargo. jt********* April 13, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Grob of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, 

Doreen E. Grob to Elgin Young, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Young of Wagner, SD. 

An April wedding is planned. 

********** April 13, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Jaeger, Sr. , of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their 
daughter, Kathleen Mary Jaeger, to Bruce Guy Renlund of Minneapolis. Miss Jaeger is 
presently nursing at the University Hospital in Minneapolis. Renlund is majoring in 
Business Administration at Mankato State College. 
The wedding is planned for Aug. 12th. 

********** April 13, 1961 

BRIDAL SHOWER 

The First English Lutheran Church was the setting for a beautiful shower on Satur- 
day evening in honor of Mrs. Jim Hess, nee Beverly Griggs who was recently married and is 
now residing in Wahpeton. Mrs. Hess received many lovely gifts for which she expressed 
her heartfelt thanks. ^^^^^^.^^^^ April 13, 1961 

ENGAGEMENTS ANNOUNCED 

Announcement was recently made of the engagement of Judith Ann Olson, 1234 Elizabeth 
St., West Chicago, IL. , to Edward James Clark, Jr., of 8832 Forestview Road of Skokie, IL. , 
by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nere 0. Olson (nee Dorothy Radlof f ) . She is also a grand- 
daughter of Mrs. Ida L. Radlof f. Mr. Clark, Jr., is the son of Theresa Clark and of the 
late Senior Mr. Clark. 

A graduate of the Lombard High School, Miss Olson is employed by Elmhurst Hospital in 
Elmhurst, IL. Mr. Clark, Jr., is a graduate of Skokie High School and is Manager of the 
Clark Printing Co., of Chicago. 

The nuptials will be June 17th, in the St. Joan of Arc Church in Skokie. 

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Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mersch of Mantador announce the engagement and approaching marriage 
of their daughter, Bonnie Kathryn of Huron, SD. , to Albert L. Gorham, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Albert K. Gorham, also of Huron. 

Miss Mersch is a 1959 graduate of Hankinson High School and is presently employed by 
The National Bank of South Dakota in Huron. Mr. Gorham is a 1958 graduate of Huron High 
School and attended Huron College one year. He is employed by Bartholow Construction Co., 
of Huron. The wedding will take place May 20th at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Huron. 

********** April 27, 1961 

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HUB RIG - MEYER EXCHANGE VOWS 

Miss Sharon Mae Hubrig became the bride of Allan Eugene Meyer at a beautiful candle 
light ceremony at the First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount on Sunday evening, April 
16th, at 8 PM. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Richard W. Borchers. The 
parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hubrig and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer, both 
of Fairmount. 

Organist was Miss Diane Flaten. She also accompanied Mr. Dennis Hoefs, the soloist, 
who sang "0 Perfect Love." and "The Lord's Prayer." 

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a gown of white bridal satin. 
A pearl and tulle crown held her fingertip veil in place. Her bouquet was of red roses 
surrounded by white carnations. She also carried out the traditional something old, new, 
borrowed and blue. Miss Shirley Hubrig was her sister's maid of honor and Miss Janice 
Hoefs, a close friend, was the bridesmaid. Their dresses were of blue and yellow taffeta. 
They carried nosegays of yellow and blue carnations surrounded by white carnations. 

Ttie flower girl was Rebecca Jean Meyer, sister of the groom. She wore a white taffeta 
dress and carried a miniature nosegay of red and white carnations. 

The bride's gown and the attendants dresses were made by an aunt of the bride, Mrs. 
Daniel Gill of Wahpeton. 

Mr. Meyer was attended by two brothers, Ronald Meyer of Fairmount and Charles Meyer 
of Wahpeton. The men wore dark suits, with carnation boutonnieres . Ringbearer was Tom 
Meyer, nephew of the groom, who wore a blue suit. He carried the rings on a white satin 
pillow. Gerald Meyer, Robert Mullenback and Marvin Manock were ushers. The men all rec- 
eived black bow ties and monogramed handkerchiefs as gifts from the groom. 

The mother of the bride wore a navy blue dress with white accessories. The groom's 
mother wore a beige dress with white accessories. They both wore corsages of pink rosebuds. 
The grandmothers of the bride, Mrs. Manock and Mrs. Hubrig wore navy blue dresses with 
corsages of pink and white carnations. 

A reception followed the ceremony in the church basement. Miss Harriet Astrup and 
Mrs. Harry Astrup, aunts of the groom were hostesses. Miss Phylis Ann Meyer, sister of 
the groom was at the guest book. Mrs. Melvin Manock and Mrs. Tony Meyer, were at the gift 
table. Mrs. Gerald Meyer and Mrs. Charles Meyer, sister-in-laws of the groom poured. Mrs. 
Daniel Gill, Mrs. Lloyd Manock and Mrs. Carl Krause, aunts of the bride, cut and served the 
beautiful three tiered wedding cake. The cake was baked and decorated by Mrs. Carl Krause 
and was a gift to the bride and groom from Mr. and Mrs. Carl Krause. 

Table waitresses were Misses Diane Bertelsen, Ethel Lienen, Diann Schmit, Louise Man- 
ock. Pouring punch were Cecilia Manock and Connie Andersen. The help in the kitchen with 
the serving were Mrs. Leone Buck, Mrs. Elsie Green, Mrs. Jane Crawford, Mrs. Kenneth West, 
Mrs. Reinhart Cast, Mrs. Orlando Dybdahl, Mrs. Bemie Rydell and Mrs. Carrie Kasmar. 

The bride and groom are both graduates of Fairmount High School. The bride is presently 
Qnployed at Minnettes Beauty Shop in Wahpeton. The groom is employed at the Farmers Union 
Oil Station in Fairmount. 

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They will make their home in Fairmount. Relatives and friends attending the wedding 
and reception were from Fargo, Wimbledon, Hankinson, Great Bend, Tenny, Breckenridge, How- 
ard, SD. , Milwaukee, WI. , and White Rock, SD. 

********** April 27, 1961 

SONORA NEWS:... A number of friends and relatives attended a bridal shower Sunday after- 
noon at the VFW Hall in Wahpeton for Miss Jean Smith of Doran, MN; She received many lovely 
gifts. A tasty lunch was served. She will become the bride of Joe Richer of Hope, ND. , on 
June 1st. ********** May 4^ 196I 

Mrs. Jack Place of Hankinson and Mr. and Mrs. John Mauer of Bismarck will go to Red- 
mond, WA. , to attend the wedding of Mrs. Place's niece, Barbara Ann Hoefs, the daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hoefs, Sr. , former residents of Hankinson and Fairmount. 

********** May 4, 1951 

ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of rural Hankinson, announce the approaching marriage of 
their daughter, Constance to Paul Popp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Popp of Wahpeton. The 
wedding will take place on May 27th. 

********** May 4, 1961 

MANTADOR MAN TO WED FARGO GIRL 
Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Lee F. Brooks of the engagement of their 
daughter, Margaret Lee Brooks and Cyril Lawrence Puetz, Fargo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cletus 
M. Puetz, Mantador. 

The announcement was made at a party in the Brooks home at 1302 9th St. S., Fargo., 
Saturday afternoon. Close friends and relatives of the couple were guests. 

Miss Brooks is employed by the First National Bank of Fargo. She attended the Rosary 
College at River Forest, IL. , and is a graduate of the Univ. of ND. Her sorority is Gamma 
Phi Beta. 

Mr. Puetz is a graduate of NDSU and is with Equitable Life Assurance Society of the 
U. S. in Fargo. July 1st has been chosen as the date of the wedding. 

********** May 4, 1961 

ATTEND WEDDING 
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Leathart, Mr. and Mrs. B. 0. Engebretson, 
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Branson, Mrs. Ruth Fleischauer, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Christenson and Mr. 
and Mrs. Stephen Campbell were the people from Fairmount that attended the wedding of Miss 
Laurel Lee Hardie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hardie, to Mr. Royce Hanson at Rosholt, 
on Saturday evening. The Wallace Hardie family, long time residents of Fairmount, now 
make their home at Rosholt. ********** May 11, 1961 

Thursday morning, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Kutzer, daughter DiAnne 
and Paulette Born left for Milwaukee, WI . , to attend the wedding of Billy Boll and Inge 
Herzog at St. Rica's Catholic Church on Saturday. Billy is a grandson of Mrs. Tony Meyer. 

********** May 18, 1961 

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Mrs. Jack Place returned on Thursday from Redmond, WA. , where she had gone to attend 
the wedding of her niece, Barbara Hoefs to Nathan Green. Mrs. Place had the honor of 
serving the wedding cake. ^^t******** May 18, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Miss Laurel Marie Hardie became the bride of Royce Alvin Hansen at 
a candlelight ceremony, Saturday evening. May 6th. The Rev. M. F. Pudas performed the dou- 
ble ring ceremony at Bethania Lutheran Church in Rosholt. 

The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hardie of Rosholt, former 
residents of this community. The groom is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hansen of 
rural Rosholt. Both are 1960 graduates of Rosholt High School. Miss Hardie has been emp- 
loyed at the Traverse Electric Co-op, at Wheaton. 

********** May 18, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Boll, 13724 Cerise Ave., Hawthorne, CA. , announce the engagement 
and approaching marriage of their daughter, Patricia Ann, to Jack Varey, of Hawthorne. 

The wedding will take place in Hawthorne, July 1st. Jack is stationed at Camp Pendle- 
ton serving in the Marine Corps. Patricia is a granddaughter of Mrs. Tony Meyer. 

********** May 25, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS :... .Janice Krause went to Huron on Friday to be bridesmaid for Bonita 
Mersch, who was married on Saturday to Al Gorham. Bonita, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter 
Mersch, has made her home in Huron, SD. , for the past two years. 

********** May 25, 1961 

CLEO STEFFENS TO WED 
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Steffens of Fairmount announce the engagement and approaching marriage 
of their daughter, Cleo K. Steffens to James A. Myhra, son of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Myhra of 
Wahpeton. Miss Steffens is a graduate of Fairmount High School and is presently employed 
at Metropolitan Savings and Loan in Wahpeton. 

Mr. Myhra is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and is presently serving in the U. S. 
Navy abroad the Aircraft Carrier, U. S. S. Coral Sea. 
A summer wedding is being planned. 

********** May 25, 1961 

Mrs. Milo Rossow, Mrs. Bernard Kutter, Mrs. Clarence Kutter and Mrs. Harry Kutter 
were among those that attended a wedding shower given in honor of Mrs. Ray Dahlman, nee 
Arlys Kutter, at the Wm. Kutter home, Thursday. 

********** May 25, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Womer, Paulette and Mrs. Martha Bohn left Thursday evening for 
Rockford, XL. , to attend the wedding of their nephew, Gerald Ambach, which was on Satur- 
day. ********** May 25, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

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daughter, Corinne Ann to Max Allan Wipperman, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr. 

Miss Brockopp attended Valparaiso University and Concordia College, St. Paul. She 
is now on the teaching staff at Mt . Calvary Lutheran School, Minneapolis. Her fiance also 
attended Concordia College. He is now a student at the Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, 
where he is affiliated with Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. 

********** June 1, 1961 

. ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENTS 

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gollnick, Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen 
Jo, to Robert J. Karst. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Karst of Wahpeton. 

Miss Gollnick is a graduate of Hankinson Public High School and the State School of 
Science. She is presently employed by the State ASC Office in Fargo. 

Mr. Karst is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and the State School of Science. He 
is employed by the City Engineering Department of Moorhead, MN. 

A Sept. 2nd wedding is planned. 

********** June 8, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Myrna Franz, to Larry Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hanson of Chokio, MN. 

********** June 8, 1961 

HOEFS MARRIED to ORTLEY , SD. , GIRL 
Miss Bernice Jean Bastolich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bastolich of Ortley, SD. , 
became the bride of Lloyd A. Hoefs, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hoefs of Hankinson on May 
27th, at 4:40 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson. Rev. Otto Truog performed 
the ceremony. 

The bride chose her twin sister, Mrs. Leslie Mogen of Summit, SD. , as her matron of 
honor. Leslie Mogen, Summit, SD. , brother-in-law was the best man. 

The couple will make their home in Hankinson, where the groom is a rural mail carrier. 

********** June 8, 1951 

Miss Patricia Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson of Hankinson, became 

the bride of Mr. Charles Medenwald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Medenwald, Hankinson, at the 

St. Philip's Church here, Saturday, June 3rd, at 10:30 AM. 

********** June 8, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Oliver, New Effington, announce the engagement of their daughter 
Carol Joyce, to Harold Reiland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Reiland of Sauk Rapids, MN. 

Miss Oliver is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy and the State School of Science 
and is presently employed by 20th Century Fox, Minneapolis. 

Her fiance is employed RCA Whirlpool Corp., of St. Paul. An August 19th wedding is 

planned. ********** June 15, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS: Mrs. Herb Kutzer and DiAnn attended the shower for Miss Carol Schiltz 

bride-to-be of John Bernard at the Sonora Hall on Sunday afternoon. 

June 15, 1961 
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GREAT BEND NEWS:.. A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Miss Janice Miller at 
the E. U. B. Church at Great Bend Thursday evening. She received many beautiful gifts. 
Saturday evening she was married to Fredrick Wolters at Doran, MN. 

********** June 15, 1961 

GREENDALE NEWS:.... Mr. and Mrs. Henry Muehler and boys attended the Birchem and Schiltz 

wedding Monday morning in Rosholt. 

********** June 22, 1961 

POPP's HONORED at LAMARS SHOWER 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Popp (nee Connie Anderson) were honored with a wedding shower at 

LaMars Hall, Saturday evening June 17th. The newlyweds were married Saturday evening. 

May 27th, at Bethany Church and are now residing in the rural Wahpeton area, west and 

south of town. ********** June 22, 1961 

BRIDAL SHOWER 

The First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount, was the scene of a pretty shower on 

Saturday evening, in honor of Miss Cleo Steffens. She is the bride-to-be of Mr. James 

Myrha. ********** June 22, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS :.... Little A. B. Pankow spent Sunday in the Rudy Pankow home while his 
parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Pankow, Jr., attended her twin brother's wedding at Erhard, MN. 

********** June 29, 1961 

LOCAL GIRL WED AT ST. PHILIPS 

Patricia Robinson became the bride of Charles A. Medenwald, June 3rd, at St. Philips 
Catholic Church in Hankinson. Rev. L. V. Studzinski officiated at the ceremony. 

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. George B. Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Med- 
enwald both of Hankinson. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of Chantilly lace fashioned with a full bouffant 
skirt with a tiered chapel train. The fitted bodice featured a sweetheart neckline trimmed 
with sequins and pearls and had Mary Stuart sleeves. Her fingertip veil of silk illusion 
was held by a pearl and sequin Queen's crown. The bride chose to carry three lavender orch- 
ids with lily of the valley backed by lace and satin streamers. 

Miss Shirley Wawers, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were: 
Miss Sandi Erickson, friend of the bride, Mrs. Kenneth Medenwald, sister-in-law of the 
groom and Miss Kathy Roth, cousin of the bride. They wore identical dresses of embroidered 
orchid nylon organza fashioned with full skirts and scoop necklines. They wore matching 
head pieces. The bridesmaids carried lavender orchids in lace holders with satin streamers. 

Attending the bridegroom was bestman, Glen Bladow, friend of the groom. Groomsmen 
were: Jack Robinson, a brother of the bride, Kenneth Medenwald, brother of the groom, and 
Glen Medenwald, cousin of the groom. 

Assisting at the dinner reception following the ceremony were: Mrs. Marvin Haugen at 
the guest book; Miss Janice Medenwald, Miss Lois Ambach and Miss Myma Ebel at the gift 
table; Kathleen Clouse and Patsy Stave at the punch bowl; and Mrs. Cora Womer as hostess. 

Waitresses at the bride's table were: Jonell Lill and Joanne Buckhouse. 

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The couple will be at home at 402 Oakland Ave. S., Fargo, ND. 

********** June 29, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. George Scheller of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter, 

June to Arlin Bohn of St. Paul. 

Miss Scheller is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is presently employed in 

Minneapolis. Mr. Bohn is a graduate of the Wahpeton High School and the State School of 

Science. He is presently employed in St. Paul. 

A fall wedding is planned. 

********** July 6, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. John Bommersbach of Hankinson, announce the engagement of their daughter 
Joan Marie to James Braun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Braun of Breckenridge, MN. 

No wedding date has been set. 

********** July 6, 1961 

SCHILTZ-BERNARD WED HERE 

St. Philip's Church of Hankinson was the scene of a lovely wedding on Tuesday, June 
27th, at 9 o'clock, when Miss Carole Schiltz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schiltz of 
Hankinson and John Bernard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bernard of Fairmount, were united in 
marriage. Rev. Father L. Studzinski performed the double ring ceremony. The nuptial mus- 
ic was furnished by the choir of St. Philip's Church, under the direction of Sister M. 
Anita. After the wedding ceremony, Mrs. Marlys Swenson of Anoka, MN. , sang "On This Day, 
Beautiful Mother." The altar was decorated with beautiful pink peonies. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was escorted to the altar on a white car- 
pet. Her floor length gown of chantilly lace over net and taffeta was fashioned with a 
full bouffant skirt and Mary Stewart sleeves. The neckline was trimmed with pearls and 
sequins. Her fingertip veil of tulle was held in place by a pearl and sequin crown. She 
wore a cultured pearl necklace and earring set, a gift from the groom and carried a bridal 
bouquet of pink roses and white stephanadois with white satin streamers. 

For her matron of honor, Carole chose her sister, Mrs. Dave Birchem of Grand Forks, 
and her bridesmaids were Mary Schmit of St. Paul, cousin of the groom, Roberta Swenson, 
Anoka, MN., a friend of the couple, and Darlene Krause, Fairmount, cousin of the bride. 
The flower girl was Denielle Krueger, Wolverton, MN. , cousin of the bride. They all wore 
identical dresses of orchid sparkle tiylon over taffeta with ballerina skirts and matching 
head pieces. The dresses and head pieces were fashioned and made by Mrs. Carl Krause, 
aunt of the bride. Their accessories, white gloves and pearl earrings, were gifts from 
the bride. Each carried a colonial bouquet of white mums centered with a chrysanthemum in 
a plastic pearl holder and accented with an orchid net and white streamers. 

Attending the bridegroom as bestman was Jerome Bernard, brother of the groom. Donald 
Krause, Gary Bertleson and Charles Schmit, were groomsmen. Ushers were David Birchem and 
George Bernard. Their gift from the groom was cuff links. 

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The bride's mother wore a dusty rose lace sheath dress, with white accessories. The 
groom's mother wore an embroidered avacado dress with white accessories. Their corsages 
were of baby pink roses and white stephanotis. 

The bride's grandmother wore a sheer pink flowered dress and the groom's grandmother 
wore a navy blue dress. Each had a corsage of white cai;'nations . 

Following the ceremony a dinner, given by the bride's parents, was served to 150 guests 
in the church parlors. A reception was held in the afternoon with 300 guests in attendance. 
The table was centered with a beautiful four tiered wedding cake, baked and decorated by the 
bride's aunt, Mrs. Carl Krause. It was accented with baby orchids and white lilies of the 
valley. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Glen Krueger, aunt of the bride and Mrs. George 
Bernard, sister-in-law of the groom. Mrs. Gordon Griggs and Mrs. Gregor Schmit poured. 
Serving punch were Diane and Patty Schmit. Colleen Griggs had charge of the guest book. 
Presiding at the gift table were Roberta Langstron and Judy Laske. Kathy Bertelsen and 
Jeanne Sittarich handed out the groomscake. 

The bride is a 1961 graduate of Hankinson High School and is employed as bookkeeper for 
Victoria Elevator Co., at Fairmount. The groom is a 1960 graduate of Fairmount High School 
and is employed as partsman and bookkeeper for the Fairmount Implement Co. 

They are making their home in Fairmount after a honeymoon to the North Shore Drive. 
Out of town guests attending the wedding were from Wahpeton, Fairmount, Breckenridge, Ros- 
holt, Foxhome, Wolverton, Britton, New Effington, Tappen, Onaka, Minneapolis, St. Paul, 
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BROOKS-PUETZ VOW REPEATED 

Margaret Lee Brooks became the bride of Cyril Lawrence Puetz Saturday in St. Mary's 
Cathedral, Fargo. Rt . Rev. Msgr. L. J. Arrell officiated. 

The bride is the daughter of Lee F. Brooks, Fargo, and the bridegroom is the son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Cletus M. Puetz of Mantador. 

The bride's dress had been worn by her grandmother, Mrs. Frank McKone, and her mother. 
It was fashioned of heavy white satin featured gold embroidered sleeves and skirt entrain. 
A coronet of orange blossoms held her veil. She carried a bouquet of ivory colored roses 
and cream colored cymbidium orchids. 

Attending the bride was her sister, Mary Lou Brooks, Fargo, maid of honor, and brides- 
maids were Mrs. Gerald Thies, St. Paul, Mary Lee, Grand Forks, Mrs. Dean Knudson, Fargo. and 
Sylvia Hage, Fergus Falls, MN. They wore white silk organdy garlanded with Schif f li-emb- 
broidery. The maid of honor carried a red rose and the attendants each carried a single 
white rose. 

The bride's brother, James Brooks, Fargo, was bestman. Groomsmen were Arnold Elling- 
son, Fargo; Jerome Lague, Minneapolis and Charles Lamb of Faribault, MN. Ushers were Robert 
Brooks, the bride's brother and Daniel Hanna, both of Fargo. 

The bridegroom's sister, Mrs. Charles Pellman, Hankinson, was soloist and organist was 
Very Rev. Allen Nilles, Fargo. 

A reception followed at the Gardner Hotel, Fargo, with friends and relatives of the 

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bride assisting. Miss Mina Shupienis, Fargo, was at the guest book. Following a wedding 
trip to North Shore Drive in the Duluth, MN., area, the couple will make their home in Fargo. 

********** July 13^ 1951 

GRANDDAUGHTER WEDS IN CHICAGO JUNE 17 
Judith Ann Olson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nere Olson, 1234 Elizabeth Street, West Chi- 
cago became the bride of Mr. Edward J. Clark, Jr., son of Mrs. Theresa Clank, and the 
late Ecward J. Clark of Skokie, IL. , at an 11 o'clock nuptial Mass, at St. Joan of Arc 
Church in Skokie on June 17th. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. John P. McKenzie. 
The bride, given in marriage by her father, was exquisite in a gown of light ivory 
oeau-der-soie , fashioned on traditional lines with a scooped neckline, bracelet length 
sleeves and a slimly fitted bodice. Crystal and pearl embroidered flowers enriched the 
bodice and spread down the front of the full belled skirt. The court train was held at the 
waist line by a double swagged bow. 

A Dior shell of matching ivory peau-de-soie edged with jewelled roses held the finger- 
tip veil of ivory French illusion. Her flowers were white orchids and lily-of-the-valley . 
The bridesmaids. Donna Clark, maid of honor Barbara Hooby of Minneapolis and Sandra 
Rother, were gowned in street length gowns of caramel chiffon taffeta and cris-crossed 
pill boxes of matching taffeta completed their costumes. Their flowers were pink rubrura 
lilies with ivory streamers. 

The groom was attended by Richard Puszszewicz, Evanston, as bestman and ushers were 
Thomas Potrykus, Elmhurst and James Sbertoli of Chicago. They all wore tuxedos. 

A reception was held following the ceremony in the Crystal Room of the Peck-Georgian 
Hotel in Evanston, IL. There for the wedding were the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ida L. 

Radloff and aunt, Lois Radloff, both of Hankinson. 

********** July 13, 1961 

VOWS EXCHANGED 

Miss Cleo K. Steffens of Fairmount, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Steffens, also of Fair- 
mount, became the bride of James A. Myhra, Wahpeton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Myhra at a 
beautiful double ring candle light ceremony at the St. Johns Catholic Church at Wahpeton 
on June 29th, at 8 PM. The beautiful organ music was played by Miss Diane Flaten, a friend 
of the bride and acting as maid of honor was the bride's sister, Miss Cheryl Steffens, both 
of Fairmount. Bridesmaids for the occasion were Miss Darlene Dybdahl, a friend of the bride 
of Fargo and Mrs. Duane Delisle, sister of the groom of Grand Forks. The bride was escorted 
and given in marriage by her father, Ed Steffens and officiating was Father Mehok of St. 
Johns Church. 

David Myhra, brother of the groom of Wahpeton acted as bestman and groomsmen were fri- 
ends of the groom, Ellsworth Dollinger of Fargo and Darrell Pankow. Acting as ushers were 
the brother of the bride, Delmer Steffens of Fairmount and Darrell Pankow. 

The bride was beautifully attired in a gown of skinner bouquet white taffeta with Al- 
encon lace, beaded in pearls and sequins. The fingertip veil fell from a scalloped crown 
trimmed in pearls and sequins. She carried a bouquet of red roses and wore pearl earrings 

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that were a gift from the groom. The brides attendants were attired in blue embosed cry- 
stal charm sheath dresses and silk organza overskirts and carried bouquets of split blue 
and white carnations. 

The bride is a 1959 graduate of Fairmount High School and is employed at the Metropoli- 
tian Savings and Loan in Wahpeton as a teller. She will not continue her position. 

The groom is a gradtiate of Wahpeton High School in the Class of 1958 and is presently 
with the United States Navy and following their brief honeymoon at North Shore Drive near 
Duluth, MN. , will be at home at Alameda, CA. , where the groom will be stationed. 

A reception given by the parents of the bride was held for more than 200 guests at 
the Fourth Floor of the Hotel Wahpeton directly following the ceremony. Acting as hostess 
for the event was a sister-in-law of the bride, Mrs. Lowell Steffens, of Amenia, ND. Miss 
Patricia Williams of Fargo was in charge of the guest book for the evening and in charge 
of the gift table were Mrs. Dwaine McRoberts, Miss Linda Peterson and Miss Kathy Orvadahl. 
The punch was served by friends of the bride. Miss Eileen Laske and Mrs. LaMoyne Propp. 
The coffee was poured by the bride's sister, Mrs. Tom Polifka of Fargo and Mrs. Ray Bevry. 
The beautifully decorated cake was cut and served by Mrs. Delmer Steffens and Mrs. Orman 
Steffens, both of Fairmount and both sister- in-laws of the bride. 

********** July 13, 1961 

BAGUS - DELANEY VOWS SPOKEN at FARGO 

St. Marys Cathedral, Fargo, was the scene of a beautiful wedding on June 10th, "High 
Noon" when Miss Helen Mary Bagus, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bagus of Hankinson, 
became the bride of Lyall V. Delaney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Delaney of Dickinson, ND. 

The High Nuptial Mass and double ring ceremony was performed by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. L. 
J. Arrell, assisted by Rev. William Sherman. Keith William La Qua, of Langdon, cousin of 
the bride, was one of the mass servers. The nuptial music was furnished by the "Mens Choir" 
under the direction of Mr. Wilder. Before the ceremony, the Mens Choir sang "To Jesus Heart 
All Burning" and "On This Day Beautiful Mother." 

The church was beautifully decorated with white roses on the altar, two stands of white 
with yellow centered gladiolas, were placed in the sanctuary. The pews were decorated with 
an open yellow rose, with fern and white bows. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was escorted to the altar, on a white car- 
pet. The bride, was lovely, in a floor length gown of ivory color peau-de-soie with 
alencon lace trim. The skirt was fashioned in princess lines, ending in a chapel train. 
The fitted bodice of Alecan lace had a midriff cabbage rose, ending in a tie of silk chiffon 
in back and modified scoop neck line and short sleeves with matching gauntlets. 

Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was held in place with a crown of orange blossoms, 
tinted ivory color. The bride carried a cascade of white roses with ivy, and a "cherished 
Rosary" which was her maternal grandmother's. Her jewelry was tear drop floating opals, 
necklace and earrings. A gift from her mother. 

Matron of honor was her sister-in-law, Mrs. Charlotte Bagus, San Antonio, TX. , and her 

bridesmaid was a friend and classmate, Mrs. Ann Helms of Fargo. Both wore identical dresses 

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of aqua chiffon, with matching head and face veils. They carried yellow roses. 

Attending the bridegroom, was bestman, John F. LaQua of Langdon, ND. , cousin of the 
bride. Groomsman was Duane See of Dilworth, MN. , brother-in-law of the groom. All the men 
in the bridal party wore dinner jackets and white carnation boutonnieres . The groom's gift 
to his attendants were silver cuff links. 

The flower girl, Mary Beth Helms, Godchild of the bride, wore a pale yellow nylon dress 
with a head band of yellow rosebuds. She carried a basket with white and yellow daisies. 

The ring bearer, William J. Bagus, Jr., nephew and Godchild of the bride, also wore a 
white dinner jacket. He carried the rings on a white heart shaped, satin pillow. 

Ushers were Vincent A. La Qua of Fessenden, cousin of the bride and James Cecil of 
Crookston, MN., friend of the groom 

The bride's mother wore a Dior blue lace dress, with a corsage of white roses, and 
white accessories. The groom's mother wore a brown and yellow figured silk dress and a 
corsage of yellow roses, with matching accessories. 

Godmother of the bride and groom, Mrs. Frank La Qua of Hankinson was lovely in a 
Wedgewood blue silk dress and a corsage of pink tea roses, as were the groom's sister, Mrs. 
Duane See of Dilworth, in a white dress and a corsage of red roses. Mrs. William Sullivan 
of Dickinson wore a sheer pink flowered dress and a corsage of white roses and Mrs. Earl 
Erlandson of Atlanta, GA. , wore a blue dress and a corsage of white roses. All wore match- 
ing accessories. 

Godfather of the bride and groom, Leo Bagus and Uncle Frank LaQua, wore dark suits 
and a white carnation. 

Following the ceremony a 2:30 dinner was served by the bride's parents, for 100 guests 
at the Silver Star Steak House in Moorhead, followed by a 3:30 PM reception. 

The table was centered with a beautiful four tiered wedding cake, decorated in ivory 
and aqua, topped with wedding bells. The table also was decorated with yellow roses. Assist- 
ing Mrs. Bagus, as hostess, was the bride's aunt, Mrs. Frank La Qua and the groom's sister, 
Mrs. Duane See. 

Miss Helen Gust was at the guest' book, Mrs. Lorna Bamett and Corrine Schmidt were at 
the gift table, all friends of the bride in Fargo. 

Mrs. Earl Erlandson cut the wedding cake, assisted by Miss Patty See of Dilworth, MN. 
Mrs. Robert Haugan, Fargo, Mrs. William Sullivan and Miss Patty Sullivan of Dickinson, ND. , 
were at the punch bowls. Pouring coffee were Mrs. John La Qua of Langdon, Mrs. Vincent La- 
Qua, of Fessenden, and Mrs. Connally Bergene of Fargo. 

The bride is a graduate of St. Francis Academy of Hankinson and the St. Francis School 
of Nursing, Breckenridge , MN. She is employed at the Veteran's Hospital in Fargo as a 
head nurse. The groom is a graduate of the Dickinson High School and also of Dickinson 
State Teachers College and has a degree of Bachelor of Science. He has taught in high 
school for seveal years but is now employed as a Superintendent with Tennefos Construction 
of Fargo. 

Out of town guests attending the wedding were from: San Antonio, TX. , Atlanta, GA. , 

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Aberdeen, SD. , Minneapolis, Crookston and Dilworth, MN. , and from Dickinson, Langdon, Fess- 
enden, Wahpeton, Rutland, Cayuga, Lidgerwood, Fairmount and Hankinson, ND. 

After the reception the newlyweds entertained their bridal party and their immediate 
families at their own home. A 7:30 PM buffet luncheon was served, dancing and social visit- 
ing was enjoyed by all, after which the happy couple left for a short honejmioon. 

For going away, the bride wore a white shark-skin suit, and a corsage of white roses. 
As a going away gift her parents presented her with a beautiufl three strand crystal blue 
necklace and earrings. 

They are now at home at 415- 14th St. So., Fargo, ND. 

********** July 20, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Templeton drove to Pine City, MN. , and then on to Brahm, MN. , where 
Mrs. Templeton was matron of honor at the wedding of her sister to C. Elmer Anderson at the 
Brahm Lutheran Church at 10 AM on Monday morning with Rev. Harold Brown officiating. 

Bestman was a brother of the groom, William Anderson. The couple left on a trip into 
Canada and the Templetons returned home via Alexandria, MN. 

********** July 20, 1961 

VICKS' TELL of EASTERN TRIP 
Mrs. L. K. Vick accompanied her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Doane and 
son Mark of Jamestown, on a trip east, leaving the 2nd of July and returning home, Sunday. 
They attended the wedding of their son and brother, LeRoy Vick, to Renate Schmidt of 
North Bergen, NJ. , on July 8th. The wedding and reception was held at Hoboken, NJ. 

********** July 27, 1961 

ANDERSON - POPP SPEAK VOWS RECENTLY 

Bethany Methodist Church in LaMars Township was the scene of a lovely wedding recently 
when Miss Constance Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Paul Popp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Popp of Wahpeton. Rev. Charles Bryan 
officiated at the double ring candlelight ceremony. 

The church altar was beautifully decorated with white chrysanthemums, fern and candel- 
abras. The bridal aisle was marked by lavendar and white bows and with white bells and 
candles. Mrs. James Schultz of Great Bend, friend of the couple, was the organist. She 
also accompanied the soloist. Miss Janice Walter of Fairmount, friend of the bride, who sang 
"Wedding Benedication" and "0 Perfect Love." 

Tlje bride, given in marriage by her father, was escorted to the altar on a white carpet. 
The bride was lovely in a floor length gown with a train of chantilly lace over satin. The 
skirt was fashioned in princess lines, ending in a train with a fitted bodice. Her neckline 
was scalloped and trimmed in pearls with long sleeves that came to a point at her wrists. 
Her fingertip veil of silk illusion was held in place by a crown of seed pearls. Her only 
jewelry were pearl earrings that were a gift from the groom. She carried an orchid on a 
lace covered white Bible which was given her at her Confirmation. She carried out the trad- 
itional something old, new, borrowed and blue. 

Matron of honor was her sister, Mrs. Leon Backer of Lidgerwood. Miss Janice Walter 

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was bridesmaid and Candace Anderson, sister of the bride was junior bridesmaid. The three 
wore identical lavendar annel taffeta sheath dresses with tunic over skirts with matching 
head bands and white accessories. Their gloves and dresses were gifts of the bride. They 
carried cascades of white carnations tipped with lavender. 

Charles Popp of Rock Island, IL. , brother of the groom, was the groomsman; bestman was 
Kenneth Anderson and Arnold Anderson was junior bestman. They are both brothers of the bride. 
The grooms gifts to his attendants were stockings, tie clasps and a bow tie to the junior 
bestman. Ushers were Leon Backer of Lidgerwood, brother-in-law of the bride and James Sch- 
ultz of Great Bend. The attendants, ushers, fathers, and grandfathers wore dark suits and 
each had white carnation boutonnieres . 

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Anderson wore a pink lace sheath dress and satin jacket 
with matching accessories. The groom's mother, Mrs. Popp, wore a lavendar sheath dress 
and jacket to match with matching accessories. Each had a corsage of cymbidiums. The two 
grandmothers of the bride, Mrs. Olaf Anderson of Rosholt and Mrs. L. C. McShane of Moorhead 
MN., and the groom's grandmother, Mrs. Alvina Popp of Great Bend, each had a corsage of 
cymbidiums. 

Following the ceremony, a wedding reception was held in the church parlors with 200 
guests in attendance. The hostess was Mrs. Lloyd Fleischauer of Wahpeton, aunt of the 
bride. The serving table was centered with lavendar candles and a bouquet of white and 
lavendar snapdragens. The church dining room was decorated with lavendar streamers with 
white bells and bouquets of white flowers. The beautiful cross shaped white wedding cake 
was made by Mrs. Carl Krause of Fairmount and was decorated in lavendar and white topped 
with white wedding bells. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Carl Krause and Mrs. Gary 
Manning, friends of the couple. 

Mrs. Charles Popp, sister-in-law of the groom, presided at the coffee service. Miss 
Joan Johnson of Wahpeton and Mrs. Allan Meyer of Fairmount, friends of the bride, poured 
punch. In charge of the gift table were: Jan Bryson and Bev Bockmeier of Fargo, friends of 
the bride. Mrs. Charles Popp and Mrs. Lloyd Fleischauer registered the guests due to the 
absence of Miss Shirley Mitchell of Hankinson. Assisting with the serving were Mrs. Paul 
Walter, Mrs. B. B. Chapman, Mrs. Fred Snyder, Jr., Mrs. Orville Osbom, Mrs. Ray Peters, 
Mrs. Earl Rosenkranz, Mrs. Elwood Grimes and Mrs. W. J. Sturgess. Waitresses were: Mrs. 
Margo Nepper, Meredith Snyder, Viva Snyder, Norma Gabbert, DiAnn Buck and Sally Scheller. 
They were given lavendar net aprons trimmed with lavendar satin ribbon as gifts from the bride. 

The bride is a graduate of Hankinson High School in 1960 and Josef's School of Hair Des- 
ign in March of 1961. Connie now is employed at Minette's Beauty Salon in Wahpeton. The 
groom is a graduate of Wahpeton High School in 1956 and completed the service in Dec. of 1958. 
He is engaged in farming southwest of Wahpeton. 

Wedding guests traveled from Hankinson, Fairmount, Wahpeton, Fargo, Mantador, Great Bend, 
Fullerton, Grand Forks, ND. , Rosholt, SD. , Moorhead, Ortonville, Clinton, MN. , San Diego, CA. 
and Rock Island, IL. 

The happy couple honeymooned in the Black Hills. For going away the bride chose to 

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wear a two piece yellow dress with white accessories. The newlyweds are now making their 
home on a farm near Wahpeton. ********** j^^ly 27. 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Elhert, the former Marilee Plat of Breckenridge 

recently married are now residing at the Kurfirst apartments. Mr. Elhert is employed at 
the Luick Construction Co. 



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July 27, 1961 



Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mueller accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grant and son of Breck- 
enridge, attended a wedding on Saturday evening at Fergus Falls at the Zion Lutheran Church 
for Mr. and Mrs. Ruane Olson. ^^^^^^^^^^ j^^^ 27, 1961 

Mrs. Ann Pinkney was hostess at a lovely buffet supper for the rehearsal party on 
Saturday evening, July 15th, honoring Miss Audrey Walker and Gene Paul Pinkney who were to 
be married on Sunday, July 16th, at Bethel Lutheran Church at Wahpeton. 

********** July 27, 1961 

GREENDALE NEWS:... Mrs. August Medenwaldt, Marlene Sander and Mrs. Alfred Medenwaldt 
accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelmann to Huron, SD. , Friday afternoon to attend the 
beautiful wedding of Fern Marie Klausen and Larry Mattke. The wedding took place Saturday 
evening at 7:30 at the American Lutheran Church. A reception was held in the church par- 
lors after the wedding and a bountious supper was served for the relatives at the home of 
the bride's parents at 10. 

********** August 3, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount announce the engagement and approaching marr- 
iage of their daughter, Aileen to Mr. Ronald Ruebish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ruebish, 
also of Fairmount. 

Miss Laske is a 1959 graduate of Fairmount High School and is presently employed at the 
Fargo Clinic at Fargo, ND. Mr. Ruebish is a graduate of 1957 and attended the State 
School of Science at Wahpeton for two years and is presently engaged in farming near Fair- 
mount. The wedding will take place on September 16th, 1961 

********** August 3, 1961 

AUDREY WALKER BRIDE of GENE PINKNEY 

Miss Audrey Ann Walker, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. P. Walker of Wahpeton, became the 
bride of Gene Pinkney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pinkney of Fairmount, July 16th, at an 
afternoon wedding in Bethel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton. 

The bride wore her sister's bridal gown, a floor length gown of silk organza and 
chantilly lace, with gauntlets to match. 

Rev. Loyal E. Golf performed the ceremony before an altar of white gladiolas and of 
mums. Charles Pinkney, brother of the groom, sang "0 Perfect Love" and "The Lord's Prayer," 
accompanied by Mrs. VernOi.: Hektner at the organ. 

Given in marriage by her father, the bride carried a bouquet of red tea roses and her 
floor length veil fell from a taffeta sweetheart cap. 

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Her sister, Mrs. Robert Jacobchick, as matron of honor, wore a ballerina length 
aqua lace dress with matching accessories and headpiece. Her bouquet was of pink carnat- 
ions and red tea roses. 

Darryl Gulbranson, of Mayville, attended as bestman and ushers were Roe Walker, bro- 
ther of the bride and Mario Koppelman of Wahpeton. 

The bride's mother wore a dress of pastel blue with white accessories, and the bride- 
groom's mother wore a beige dress with white accessories. Both wore corsages of white glad- 
i olas. 

A reception was held for 95 guests in the Fellowship Hall following the ceremony, with 
Mrs. Emil Fladby as hostess. Cutting the cake were Mary Ellen Pinkney, sister of the groom 
and Mrs. Wayne Macovicz, friend of the bride. Pouring were Mrs. Gilbert Koppelman, Wahpeton 
and Mrs. Richard Kurtz of Fairmount. Edith Pinkney, sister of the groom, was in charge of 
the guest book and Carol Kuchera, a friend of the bride was at the punch bowl. Assisting 
at the gift table were Marcia Kurtz and Marvia Thompson of Fairmount. 

For going away the bride chose a white sheath with pink and white accessories. Guests 
were from Fergus Falls, Wyndmere, Mayville, Emden and Bismarck. 

The bride is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and had been employed by St. Francis 
Hospital in the business office. The groom is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and 
the State School of Science. Following a honeymoon trip to Lake Region of Northern Minn- 
esota, the couple will make their home in Moorhead, where the groom is attending Moorhead 
State Teachers College. ^.^^^^^^^^^^ August 3, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Herb Hoefs and Ardis, Mrs. Linda Foeltz, Mrs. Harold Hoefs and 
Janice and Denny, were those from Fairmount attending the wedding of Miss Diane Mauer, dau- 
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mauer of Breckenridge to James Doyle at Breckenridge on Sat. evening. 

********** August 3, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Walfred Larson attended a wedding at Hoopie, ND. , for 
their nephew, Herbert Larson and Miss Lois Thompson of Grafton, ND. , Sunday afternoon. In 
the evening they visited with relatives at Crookston, MN. 

********** August 10, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. William Rosenkranz attended the wedding of Miss Darlene 
Rosenkranz, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Rosenkranz, to Mr. John Hertscher at Rosholt 
Saturday evening at the Methodist Church. The young couple will reside at Mitchell, SD. 

********** August 17, 1961 

JAEGER WEDS MINNEAPOLIS MAN 
On Aug. 12th, Kathleen Jaeger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Jaeger, Sr., of Hank- 
inson, and Bruce G. Renlund, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Renlund of Minneapolis, were united 
in marriage in a double ring ceremony by Father L. V. Studzinski in St. Philip's Catholic 
Church in Hankinson. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of silk organza 
Over net and taffeta decorated with powder blue rose buds scattered over the bodice and skirt. 

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Her fingertip veil of illusion fell from a lace crown. She carried a lavender orchid on 
a prayer book, with ribbon streamers ending with white stephanotis. 

Matron of honor was Mrs. Don Smykowski, twin sister of the bride, and Lois Ambach, 
friend of the bride, was bridesmaid. They wore identical street length dresses of blue 
gingham checked silk organza over taffeta. Their head pieces were of blue veiling topped 
with a blue rose. 

Flower girl was Kim Smykowski, niece of the bride, who wore white silk organza trimmed 
with a blue sash. Her head piece was blue net with tiny blue flowers. Her dress was made 
by Mrs. Ed Reiland, cousin of the bride. 

Tom Schubert, friend of the groom, was bestman and Robert Sticka was groomsman. They 
wore dark suits with carnations in their lapels. The groom was dressed the same with a 
boutonniere of white stephanotis to match the bride's bouquet. 

The bride's mother wore lavender lace over taffeta with white accessories. The groom's 
mother wore green lace over taffeta with white accessories. Both had corsages of salmon 
colored orchids. Ushers were Don Smykowski, brother-in-law of the bride and Ed Reiland, 
cousin of the bride. Altar boys were Lyle and David Jaeger, cousins of the bride. 

A dinner was held in the church parlors for 60 close friends and relatives. Head 
waitresses were Mrs. Dave F. Mcllwain, Marlene Jaeger and Marilyn Reiland. In the after- 
noon a reception was held at which time the wedding cake was served. It was baked and dec- 
orated by Mrs. Leland Muelberg, cousin of the bride and cut by Mrs. Jewel Prator, cousin of 
the bride. Margaret Clarey was in charge of the gift table and Mrs. Roy Dohman was in 
charge of the guest book. 

Some of those who came from a distance are: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sticka, Mr. and Mrs. 
Jerry Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schriebert, Mrs. Martin Sticka, Mrs. Cecile Wering, Mrs. 
Sylvia Karl, Mrs. Maynard Anderson, Mrs. Rose Lantz, Miss Helen Sticka, Margaret Mahs, Nor- 
ma Oakland, Mrs. Joe Verhota and Jennifer, Mary Lou Schlener, Rosemary Oliver, all of Minn- 
eapolis. Other guests were present from Lidgerwood, Wyndmere, Osnabrock, Cayuga and 
Aurora, MN. 

For their trip to Duluth, MN., and the North Shore Drive, the bride wore white batiste 
eyelet with pink cummerbund and shoes to match. The couple will make their home in Mankato, 
MN. , where the groom will complete his final year at Mankato College. 

********** August 17, 1961 

Peter Kutter attended the Carol Oliver and Harold Reiland wedding on Saturday and 
visited with friends at New Effington. 

********** August 24, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS : ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED 

Friends have received announcements of the engagement of Eva Lois Lovejoy to Barry 
Kellogg of Cadwell, ID., son of Dr. and Mrs. Kellogg who were long time residents of Fair- 
mount. The wedding will be Sunday, Sept. 10th, at Caldwell. 

********** August 24, 1961 

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FAIRMOUNT NEWS:.... Mr. and Mrs. Donald Naggatz attended the wedding of Ronald Naggatz 
at Clayton, WI., over the weekend. Ronald Naggatz is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Nag- 
gatz, formerly of Fairmount, ND. 

********** August 2A, 1961 

LAMARS NEWS: ... .Mildred Karich of Aurora, MN., and Ben Davis of Virginia, MN. , were 
united in marriage, Aug. 17th. They will be at home at 1112 - 12th St. Virginia, MN. 



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August 24, 1961 



GREAT BEND NEWS :.. .Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend was the scene of a candle- 
light wedding last Saturday evening when Bonnie Koppelmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy 
Koppelmann, became the bride of Curtis Thorfinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Thorfinson of 
Wahpeton. Pastor R. Teuscher officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

After a short wedding trip the couple will reside at 1423 - 5th Ave. So., in Fargo. 
The bride will teach second grade at the Jefferson Elementary School in Fargo. The groom 
is a senior at Moorhead State College, majoring in math and science. 

********** August 31, 1961 

GREENDALE NEWS : . . . 
On August 25th, Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Buck, Mrs. Dale Medenwald and son Kevin, Marcy 
Wurl and Mervin Buck, Wally Milbrandt and Dianne Buck, motored to Wheaton to attend the 
wedding in honor of Miss Karyne Boom and Darell Jacobson. Dianne was an attendant. Karyne 
and Dianne were roommates at the State School of Science. 

********** September 7, 1961 

OLIVER-REILAND VOWS SPOKEN AT NEW EFFINGTON 
Sacred Heart Catholic Church at New Effington, SD. , was the scene of a beautiful 
wedding on Aug. 19th, at 10 o'clock, when Miss Carol Oliver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken- 
neth Oliver of New Effington became the bride of Harold Reiland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ber- 
nard Reiland of Sauke Rapids, MN. The High Nuptial Mass and double ring ceremony was per- 
formed by Rev. Fr. Zygmunt Dzierzek. Larry Pirmantger and John Fritz, close friends of 
the bride, were the Mass servers. The, nuptial music was furnished by Sister Anita and 
Sister Louise of St. Francis Academy and by a close friend Janice Krause of Hankinson. 
On the church altar were beautiful arrangements of white chrysanthemums tied with gold 
ribbon bows. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was escorted to the altar on a white car- 
pet. The bride was lovely in an elegant white taffeta gown with a chapel length train. 
The bodice had a scoop neckline trimmed with re-embroidered Alecan lace applique. Long 
sleeves tapered to a point over the back of the hand. The full bouffant skirt was detailed 
by unpressed pleats from the waist, a bow at the top of the front panel which was highlight- 
ed by a pattern of lace with seed pearl trim. The back was highlighted by an obe flap bow 
at the waist and unpressed pleats flowing into the train. Her fingertip veil was held in 
place by a crown of seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of white mums and yellow roses. 

Maid of honor was her sister Miss Rosemary Oliver of Minneapolis. Her other attend- 

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ants were: Diane Reiland, sister of the groom, and Mary Cox of Minneapolis, a close friend 
of the bride. They wore ballerina length dresses in a lovely shade of beige satin. The 
bodice had a scoop neckline and the sleeves were elbow length. The skirt was semi-full, 
gathered, and simply styled with a tailored bow at the back waist. They wore matching 
shoes, headbands and face veils. White gloves and colonial bouquets of beige, yellow and 
gold mums in pompom arrangement completed their ensembles. They each wore a pearl pendant 
whichj with their gloves, were gifts of the bride. Attending the bridegroom was the best- 
man James Reiland, brother of the groom of St. Paul, Roman Heley, also of St. Paul, and 
Peter Schmitz of Mantador. Dennis Reiland, brother of the groom and Carrol Pirmantgen, 
a friend of the bride, served as ushers. All the men in the bridal party wore white dinner 
jackets and white mum carnations. The accessories worn by his attendants were gifts of the 
groom. 

The bride's mother wore a gold cotton knit with brown accessories. The groom's mother 
wore a baby blue satin sheath with matching shoes and purse. Following the ceremony a noon 
reception was held in St. John's church parlors at Rosholt. Dinner was served to 160 guests. 
Decorations were in brown and beige, the bride's chosen colors. The bridal table was cov- 
ered with white linen cloths and centered by a lovely flower arrangement and crystal candel- 
abra with brown and beige candles. Nut cups and place cards also carried out the bride's 
colors. At the gift table Roberta Leznichek and Ivadell Berger of Minneapolis opened the 
gifts. Janice Bensen and Mary Lou Mitzel, both of Minneapolis, presided at the punch bowl. 
In charge of the guest book was Mrs. Sally Peterson of Minneapolis. Mrs. Edna Hovey of New 
Effington, SD. , and Mary Ann Torgeson of Minneapolis, MN., cut and served the beautiful 
three tiered wedding cake. 

After the reception the parents of the bride entertained at a buffet luncheon at their 
farm home near New Effington. In the evening the newlyweds entertained relatives and fri- 
ends at a dance in Breckenridge. 

For going away the bride wore an avacado green sheath dress with matching shoes which 
was her gift from the groom. 

Out ot town guests attending the ^wedding were from Minneapolis, St. Paul, Sauke Rapids, 
Wadena, Alexandria and Austin, MN. : from North Dakota there were guests from Fargo, Wahpeton, 
Lidgerwood, Mooreton, Barney, Fairmount, Grand Forks and Hankinson. From South Dakota guests 
attended from Rosholt, New Effington, and Sisseton. 

The groom attended the Agricultural School at Morris, MN. The bride is a graduate of 
St. Francis Academy and also attended the Science School at Wahpeton. Presently the groom 
is employed with the RCA Whirlpool Co. , and his bride is a private secretary at 20th Cent- 
ury Fox. 

After a happy honeymoon spent at Breezy Point Lodge, Pequot Lake at Brainard, MN., 
the couple are at home at 85 Magnolia Ave. W. , St. Paul, MN. 

********** September 14, 1961 



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vows SPOKEN at IMMANUEL 

Miss Mary Beth Wipperman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Wipperman, Jr., of Hankinson, 
and Rudolph Marohl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Marohl of Hankinson, were married at high 
noon in the Immanuel Lutheran Church on August 26th. Rev. 0. Truog officiated at the dou- 
ble ring ceremony for which the floral background was provided by bouquets of white mums, 
centered with a small bouquet of white pompoms, flanked by fern trees and drawn together 
with string of smilax. The white carpeted bridal aisle was marked with white bows with 
greens and white candles and decorated with ferns, white gladiolas and white Fuji chry- 
santhemums. Miss Corrine Brockopp, soloist, sang the "Lord's Prayer" and "Song of Ruth." 
Gloria Truog was the accompanist. 

John Wipperman and Faye Marohl were candlellghters. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of silk organza 
and chantilly lace. The full bouffant skirt fashioned with a lace trim ended in a chapel 
trim. The fitted bodice featured a modified scoop neckline trimmed with pearls and sequins, 
had short sleeves and matching gauntlets. Her veil of silk illusion was held in place 
with a crystal crown. The bride chose to carry a full cascade bouquet of white butterfly 
roses. Her crystal earrings were a gift from the groom. 

Attending the bride were her sister, Helen Joy Hilsen of Minneapolis, as Matron of 
Honor. Judy Willert, Norma Gabbert, Nancy Kinn of Hankinson and Katherine Disse of Detroit 
Lakes, were bridesmaids. Their street length dresses were of sapphire blue with bouffant 
skirts and scoop necklines with matching crowns and veils. They carried a cascade of Fuji 
chrysanthemums centered with green and pink and green frosted grapes. The bride's gift 
to her attendants were crystal pearl earrings. 

The mother of the bride wore a beige dress with matching accessories and the groom's 
mother wore a white and navy blue dress with matching accessories. Their corsages were of 
pink elf roses and blue feathered carnations. 

Bestman was Dale Marohl, brother of the groom and groomsmen were: Robert Manske of 
Grand Forks, Max Wipperman, III, Hankinson, Dean Bladow, Halstad, MN. , Robert Peterson of 
Grand Forks. The grooms boutonniere Was a white rose, the attendants wore carnation car- 
nation boutonnieres . 

Following the ceremony a lawn reception and dinner was given by the bride's parents 
at the Wipperman home for 300 guests. The bridal table was centered with a candle bouquet 
of white pompoms and blue carnations with strings of smilax and blue carnations. The buf- 
fet table had a bouquet of white pompoms, gladiolas and white Fuji's. Other bouquets were 
placed around the home. The tables for the guests were decorated with blue wishing wells 
filled with white pompoms, topped by a wishing bird. 

Host and hostesses at the reception were: Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Kinn, Mr. and Mrs. Leon- 
ard Kath, Art Dahl, Miss Ida Marsh, Mrs. Louis Gabbert and Mrs. S. J. Backer. Joan Buring- 
rud, Karen Frestad, Janice Krause and Rachel Anderson were at the gift table. Kathy Mich- 
elson had charge of the guest book. At the punch bowl were Bonita Bchnsack and Karen Olson. 
The coffee servers were Mrs. Kay Larson and Hilda Dahl, aunts of the bride. Mrs. Richard 

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Gulan and Mrs. Alfred Miller, Jr., cut and served the beautiful 4 tier wedding cake. The 
waitresses at the bridal table were: Claris Backer, Julie Helgeson, Sue Weber and Barbara 
Kinn. The ladies assisting wore corsages of white pompoms with leather leaf and blue bows. 

The bride and groom are both graduates of the Hankinson High School and are students 
at the Univ. of ND. , at Grand Forks. 

The bride's traveling costume was a black and white dress suit with black accessories. 
They went on a honeymoon trip to the Black Hills. They will be at home at 3110 - 5th Ave, 
N., Grand Forks, ND. , after September 18th. 

********** September 14, 1961 

ENNEN - MEYER WED 

Miss Kay Ann Ennen became the bride of Gary Meyer Sept. 7th, at 8:30 PM at St. Anth- 
ony Catholic Church at Fairmount. 

Kay Ann is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ennen. Gary is the son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Matt J. Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Meyer were the attendants, brother and sister-in- 
law of the groom. 

The bride wore a powder blue suit and her corsage was of pink roses. Her attendant 
wore a light blue suit. She also had a corsage of pink roses. 

The bride's mother chose a navy blue dress and a corsage of pink astors. Mrs. Meyer 
also wore a navy blue dress and her corsage was pink astors. The men chose dark suits as 
their attire. The reception was held at Dykes Cafe for seventeen relatives and friends of 
the bride and groom. 



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September 14, 1961 



FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Evelyn Grundeson visited her sister, Mrs. Emil Fladby in Wah- 
peton Saturday afternoon. Saturday evening she attended the wedding of Miss Anise Lee 
of Wahpeton to Richard Borgen of Mooreton. 

********** September 14, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mrs. D. L. Meide announces the engagement of her daughter, Mary Jo, to Dennis Proch- 
now, son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Prochnow. . 
A November wedding is planned. 

********** September 21, 1961 

KAREN JO GOLLNICK WEDS WAHPETON MAN 
Miss Karen Jo Gcllnick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gollnick of Hankinson, became 
the bride of Robert J. Karst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Karst of Wahpeton, at the St. 
Johns Catholic Church in Wahpeton on Sept. 2nd. 

Father Alban A. Sauer performed the ceremony. Mrs. Ralph Schoephoerster of Fergus 
Falls was soloist. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of silk and chantilly lace with bouffant colonial 
skirt and chapel train. Her fingertip veil was held in place with pearl and sequin crown. 
She carried a bouquet of yellow cymbidium orchids with lily of the valley filler and stre- 
amers. Her gift from the groom was pearl earrings. 

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Mrs. Charles Hanson of Wahpeton, siscer of the groom, was matron of honor and brides- 
maids were: Myma Wurl and Corrine Narium, both of Fargo. Their dresses were street len- 
gth royal blue taffeta with bell shaped skirts. They wore pearl earrings and necklaces, 
gifts of the bride. They carried bouquets of bronze chrysanthemums and pompoms. 

Dennis Deitz, of Wahpeton, was bestman. Groomsmen were Al Romeriem and Charles Han- 
son of Wahpeton. Ushers were Charles Medenwald of Fargo and James Sturdevant of Wahpeton. 

A dinner and reception were held following the ceremony at St. John's Hall. Friends 
and relatives assisted at the reception. Hostess was Mrs. Cora Womer of Hankinson, aunt 
of the bride. 

The couple went on a wedding trip to the Black Hills and Yellowstone National Park. 
The bride's traveling costume was blue wool, flat knit sheath with matching hat and patent 
purse and heels. Her corsage was a cymbidium orchid. 

The bride is a graduate of the Hankinson Public School and the State School of Science 
and is employed as secretary by the North Dakota ASCS State Office. The groom is a gradu- 
ate of Wahpeton High School and the State School of Science. He is an engineer's aid and 
is employed by the Moorhead City Engineering Department. 

The couple are at home at 2621 Brookdale Road, Moorhead, MN. 

********** September 21, 1961 

VEDDER-WACHA VOWS SPOKEN AT ST. PHILIP 's 

Miss Caroline Vedder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Vedder of Hankinson, became the 
bride of Edward Wacha, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wacha, of Lidgerwood at St. Philips Cath- 
olic Church on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. Father Edward Arth celebrated the solemn 
high mass, an uncle of the groom, he is from Fargo, with Father Valerian Paczel of Lidger- 
wood and Father L. Studzinski as deacons. The St. Philips choir sang the nuptial mass. 
The altar was decorated with gladiolas. 

The bride, escorted by her father, wore a floor length gown of white lace and her 
veil fell from a crown of crystals. She carried a bouquet of red baby roses. 

Maid of honor to her sister was Dianne Vedder and bridesmaid was Anita Wacha, sister 
of the groom. They wore magenta street' length dresses and pearl necklace and earrings, 
gifts of the bride. Their flowers were bouquets of pink carnations. 

Flower girl was Debbie Mlejnek, Lidgerwood, niece of the groom and Loren Stack, of 
Hankinson, cousin of the bride, was ringbearer. The flower girl's gown was similar to 
the other brid.nl attendants. 

The groom, dressed in his Army uniform, was attended by bestman Larry Wacha and grooms 
attendant Charles Vedder. They are brothers of the groom and bride. Sharing ushering 
duties were John Vislisel and Jack Maczkowics, both of Lidgerwood and the latter a brother- 
in-law of the groom. 

Following the ceremony a breakfast was served to the immediate family followed by a 
reception in the afternoon. 

The cake was baked, decorated and cut by the bride's cousin, Mrs. Albert Cast of Fair- 
mount. Pouring were Mrs. Jack Maczkowicz, Lidgerwood, sister of the groom. Waitresses 

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were Joyce Prochnow, Hankinson and Delores Cast, Fairmount, cousins of the bride. 

Attending the gift table were Vonna Syverson, Rosalea Gable, Sharon Blazek and Rose- 
mary Karel. Serving punch were Kathleen Wacha and Mrs. Julius Lentz. At the guest book 
was Rosemary Wacha. Assisting in the Kitchen were: Mrs. Rudy Stack, Mrs. Frank Hrdlicka, 
Mrs. Louis Ginsbach, Mrs. Joe Karel and Mrs. John Vlasaty. 

After a wedding trip to points in Minnesota, the couple will go to Fort Riley, KS., 
where they will be located after Sept. 22nd. The groom is in the U. S. Army. The bride 
has been employed as a nurses aid at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN. 

For going away the bride wore a pink dress with black accessories. 

********** September 21, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Donald Sikorski attended the wedding of Ronald Ruebish and 

Eileen Laske Saturday afternoon in Wahpeton. Also the reception afterwardsj which was 

held in the Elks Club rooms. 

********** September 21, 1961 

GREAT BEND IS SCENE OF BOHN-LENZ NUPTIALS 

Trinity Lutheran Church of Great Bend was the scene of a pretty wedding on August 
19th, when Rita Mae Bohn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malvin Bohn of Great Bend, became the 
bride of Gerald K. Lenz, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Lenz of Hankinson. 

A double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. R. Teuscher. Mrs. John Gebhardt of Wah- 
peton was soloist and Mrs. George Koppelman, organist. Mrs. Gebhardt sang: "0 Perfect 
Love," and "Wedding Prayer." On the altar were beautiful arrangements of mums. The pews 
were decorated with white bows. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white street length dress of silk 
organza with lace inserts in bodice and skirt. Her shoulder length veil was held in place 
with a pearl headband. Her bouquet was white mums with red roses. The bride's jewelry 
was a single strand of pearls with matching tear drop earrings, a gift from the groom. 

Maid of honor was Karen Bohn of Great Bend. The bridesmaid was Mrs. Lloyd Bohn of 
Breckenridge, both sisters of the bride. Their dresses were powder blue taffeta with 
white organza overskirts. Their headbands with veils were blue. They carried bouquets of 
white mums. The white pearl teardrop earrings were gifts from the bride. 

Carolyn Hughes of Menlo Park, CA. , the groom's niece, wore a white nylon dress with 
white headpiece and carried a basket of white mums. She wore a locket, a gift from the 
bride. 

Bestman was Ray Ahrens of St. Paul, and groomsman was Lloyd Bohn of Breckenridge. 
Ushers were: John Smith of Hankinson and Curtis Stoltenow of Great Bend. Their boutonn- 
eres were white carnations. 

The bride's mother wore a navy blue dress with white accessories and she wore a cor- 
sage of white mums and red roses. The groom's mother wore a coppertone brocaded taffeta 
dress with brown accessories. Her corsage was brown mums. 

Following the ceremony a reception was held for 150 guests at the bride's home. At 
the gift table were Mrs. Robert Ehrens of Detroit Lakes and Mrs. Charles Bladow of Great 

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Bend. Carol Thiele of Great Bend had charge of the guest book. Mrs. J. Casttello of Lor- 
enzo, CA. , sister of the groom, cut and served the wedding cake. Mrs. Gray Hughes of Men- 
lo Park, CA. , sister of the groom, poured. They each wore a red rose. 

Kitchen helpers were Mmes. Melvin Fenske, Reuben Bladow, Elmer Stoltenow, Henry Krump, 
Ray Mitchell and Eldon Thiele. They each received remembrances from the bride. The wait- 
resses were Paulette Womer and Linda Kriunp. They received white aprons from the bride. 

For going away the bride wore a brown sheath dress, a corsage of red roses from her 
bouquet. Out of town guests were from Rapid City, New Effington, SD. ; Minneapolis, Hutch- 
inson and Detroit Lakes, MN. ; Menlo Park and San Lorenzo, CA. ; Grand Forks, St. Paul, Wah- 
peton and Lidgerwood, ND. 

The bride is a graduate of Northwestern School of Nursing at Minneapolis and is emp- 
at Northwestern Hospital. The groom graduated from the Univ. of ND. He is employed at 
the Minnesota Federal Savings and Loan in Minneapolis. 

They spent their honeymoon in Northern Minnesota and are now making their home in 
Minneapolis. ********** September 21, 1961 

FLORENCE PROCHNOW WED at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN 

Mrs. Florence Prochnow, daughter of Mrs. Anna Homeber, became the bride of Allen 
Walter Buckhouse of Hankinson, son of Charles F. Buckhouse on Sept. 7th, at 3 PM at Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson. Rev. Otto Truog officiated at the single ring ceremony. 

Altar flowers were garden asters given by Mrs. Anna and Ella Godejohn. Organist was 
Miss Gloria Truog, who also accompanied Viola Buckhouse, sister of the groom, who sang, 
"0 Perfect Love." 

The bride wore a powder blue nylon chiffon street length dress with hat and shoes 
to match. Mrs. Ann Renegar, friend of the couple, was the bridesmaid. She wore a sapp- 
hire blue dress with matching accessories. Miss Delaine Prochnow, daughter of the bride, 
acted as flower girl. Her dress was blue nylon lace with matching accessories. She car- 
ried a basket of white mums. The bride and her attendant wore corsages of pink roses. 

The groom and his attendant Clifford Larson, friend of the couple, wore carnation 
boutonnieres as also did the groom's father. 

Mrs. Horneber, the bride's mother, and Viola Buckhouse, the soloist, were presented 
corsages of pink and white carnations. 

Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors for 
relatives and friends. Hostesses were Mrs. August Medenwaldt, Mrs. Clemens Buck and Mrs. 
Mary Sander. A beautiful round tiered wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Leander Wawers. 
Miss Joanne Buckhouse, niece of the groom, and Miss Melanie Ann Schley, niece of the bride 
cut and served the cake. 

Mrs. C. Schley, Mrs. R. L. Schley and Mrs. Gilbert Buckhouse, sisters-in-law of the 
couple were in charge of the gift table. A 6 o'clock dinner was given at the Breckenridge 
Steak House for the couple's attendants, parents and grooms sister. 

Following a trip to parts of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, the couple are making 
their home in Hankinson. ********** September 28, 1961 

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LA MARS NEWS:... A pre-nuptial shower was held Thursday afternoon at the LaMars hall 
for Miss Geraldine Snyder who will soon become the bride of Jerry Broz. 

********** September 28, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Quam and son Carrol Ed attended the wedding of Sharon Lee Mc- 
Neil and Roger Pearson at Rutland on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Pearson are making 
their home in Hankinson. Mr. Pearson is employed by Quam Plumbing and Heating. 

********** September 28, 1961 

LASKE - RUBISH NUPTIALS 

On Sept. 16th, 1961, Eileen Laske, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Laske of Fairmount, 
became the bride of Mr. Ronald Rubish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Rubish, also of Fairmount. 
The ceremony took place at 3 o'clock at St. John's Catholic Church, Wahpeton. 

The bride wore a floor length chapel train gown of silk organza, accentuated with 
pearl and irridescent stones. A finger-tip veil completed her attire. She carried a bou- 
quet of red roses highlighted with white carnations and stephanotis. 

The maid of honor, Mrs. Robert Wetherbee, sister of the bride and the bridesmaid, Mrs. 
Delano Wawers, sister-in-law, wore royal blue sheath dresses and light blue net overskirts, 
with matching hats. They carried colonial bouquets of white and blue carnations. 

The groomsmen were Francis Rubish, brother of the groom and James Sturdevant, cousin 
of the groom. Delano Wawers, the bride's brother, and John Rubish, groom's cousin, were 
the ushers. 

A reception followed the ceremony at the 'Elks on the Roof in the Wahpeton Hotel. 
Mrs. Thad Branson and Mrs. Virgil Sturdevant poured. Judy Laske and Kay Kitowski cut the 
wedding cake. Jane Laske had charge of the guest book. Mrs. John Snyder acted as hostess. 
Sharon Propp and Mary Schmit served the punch. Patty Williams and Darlene Dybdahl were at 
the gift table. 

After a short trip, Mr. and Mrs. Rubish will be residing at their home on their farm 
just north of Fairmount. * ^ * ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ September 28, 1961 

LA MARS NEWS:... Miss Janet Marie Wacha became the bride of Floyd Waler Rosenkranz, at a 
double ring ceremony at Holy Cross Lutheran Church at Lidgerwood. The ceremony was performed 
at 2 o'clock, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30th, by Rev. H. C. Mueller. Janet is the daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wacha, formerly of Lidgerwood, now residents of Hopkins, MN. She is 
a graduate of Hopkins High School, 1960, and has been employed as bookkeeper by Montgomery 
Ward Co., of Hopkins. Floyd is the son of Mrs. B. E. Chapman and the late Walter Rosenkranz 
of this community. He is a 1958 graduate of Fairmount High School. At present he is a mem- 
ber of the U. S. Air Force. He has only recently returned from two years of overseas duty 
in Japan. 

Following a honeymoon, the newlyweds will return for a longer visit with relatives 
and after October 15th, will be at home at Salina, KS, where the groom is to be stationed 
with the Air Force. 

Mrs. Rosenkranz has been transferred to the Montgomery Ward Co., at Salina and will 

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continue in her position there. 

********** October 5, 1961 

SCHELLER-BOHN VOWS SPOKEN AT GREAT BEND 

Wedding vows were spoken on Saturday evening, Sept. 2nd, at 7 o'clock PM at the Trin- 
ity Lutheran Church in Great Bend by Miss June Scheller and Arlin Bohn. Rev. Richard Teu- 
scher officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mr. Gary Kirkeby played the nuptial music 
and was the accompaniment for the soloist, Mrs. Arnold Pankow, who sang "The Lord's Prayer" 
and "The Wedding Prayer." 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Scheller of Hankinson and the groom 
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bohn of Great Bend. 

The altar and chancel were decorated with white mums and candelabra. The bride's path 
was marked with a white runner and with white and magenta bows on the pews. 

The bride, escorted and given in marriage by her father, wore her sister's gown of 
floor length rosepoint lace over nylon tulle. Her fingertip veil of imported silk illusion 
was held in place by a crown. She carried out the tradition of something old, new, borrowed 
and blue. Her bouquet was magenta and pink roses and white stephanotis, with white satin 
streamers . 

Mrs. Darrel Manske, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor, and Mrs. Jerome 
Herfindahl, sister of the groom and Miss Sally Scheller, cousin of the bride, served as 
bridesmaids. They wore identical magenta dresses with matching head pieces. They carried 
a single long stemmed pink rose. Their accessories of white gloves and pearl earrings were 
gifts of the bride. 

Attending the bridegroom was the bestman, Donovan Bohn, brother of the groom. Curtis 
Stoltenow and Robert Manske served as groomsmen. Ushers were Gary Bohn and August Pankow, 
Jr. Their gifts from the groom were cuff links. 

The bride's mother wore a cotillion blue suit with gray accessories. The groom's 
mother wore an avacado dress with black accessories. Their corsages were of pink tea roses 
and white stephanotis. The groom's grandmother wore a corsage of pink roses. 

Following the ceremony the reception was held in the church parlors for 200 guests. 
The table was centered with a beautiful four tiered wedding cake. The cake was cut and 
served by Mrs. Albert Tiegs and Mrs. R. A. Neils. Mrs. Sylvester Wawers and Mrs. Oscar 
Krause poured. Serving the punch were Miss Cathy Mickelson and Mrs. Leslie Manstrom. Mrs. 
Monroe Sedler had charge of the guest book. Presiding at the gift table were Mrs. Donavon 
Bohn and Mrs. Vernon Pederson. Host and hostess were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fenske. Waitresses 
were: Noel Scheller, Kathy Krause, Marilyn Quamme and Karen Sedler. Kitchen helpers were: 
Mmes. Eldon Thiele, Elroy Koppelman, George Koppelman, Arthur Krueger and Henry Bohn. 

For going away, the bride wore a magenta dress with black accessories. Her corsage 
was pink roses. 

The bride is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is employed at Northwest Airlines, 
Inc. at Minneapolis. The groom is a graduate of Wahpeton High School and the State School 
of Science. He is employed at Remington Rand Univac in St. Paul. 

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They are now at home at 1297 E. Maynard Dr., St. Paul, MN. 

********** October 8, 1961 

WEDDING 
On Sept. 15th, Barry Kellogg, son of Dr. and Mrs. Kellogg was united in marriage to 
Eva Lois Lovejoy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Eugene Gray. 

The wedding was held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 3 o'clock, in the after- 
noon, at Caldwell. + + 4.ij.j.j.ij.j. „,_ o,,^^, 

********** October 8, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Einar Enander of 190 O'Farrell, San Francisco, CA. , formerly of Breck- 
enridge, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gloria, to Vincenzo Giannini of Milan, 
Italy. Miss Enander is a granddaughter of Mrs. Robert Hartleben, Sr., of Hankinson. 

Miss Enander sang with the San Francisco Opera Co. , for the 1960-61 fall and spring 
season. Currently Gloria is under contract with the Los Angeles Light Opera Co., in the 
broadway musical production "Guys and Dolls." 

Mr. Giannini is the conductor of the San Francisco Opera Company. 

A November wedding is being planned. 

********** October 19, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. George Hermsen spent two weeks visiting relatives in 
Wisconsin and in Iowa. They also attended the wedding of their nephew, Mr. and Mrs. 
Ralph Wente, in Farlay, lA. ******** ^ * October 19, 1961 

JAMES MEDENWALDT WED in MINNEAPOLIS 

Sheila June Reinholt, daughter of Mrs. Genevive D. Reinholt, Maynard, MN., and James 
Lloyd Medenwaldt, son of Mrs. Gertrude Medenwaldt, Hankinson, exchanged marriage vows at 
Salem English Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, MN., on Friday Oct. 13th. 

The attendants were Sandra Medenwaldt, Howard Lake, MN., and Lyle Medenwaldt of Hank- 
inson. Only immediate family and friends attended. A reception was held afterwards for 
the bride, groom and guests. 

The bride wore a white wool sheath dress with blue accessories and a blue and white 
carnation corsage i The groom wore a dark brown suit with a white carnation boutonniere. 
The maid of honor wore a beige dress with a yellow and white rose corsage. The best man 
wore a gray suit with a white boutonniere. 

The bride and groom are making their home at 620 S. 7th St., Minneapolis, MN. , after 
a honeymoon in North Dakota and Minnesota. 

********** October 26, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Herb P. Goerger, Mantador, announce the engagement and approaching mar- 
riage of their daughter. Carmen Catherine to Ronald Vern Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. 
Swanson of Fairmount. 

Miss George is a graduate of the St. Francis Academy at Hankinson, and the Science 
School. She is presently employed in the registar's office at the latter school. 

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Swanson is a graduate of Fairmount High School and also attended Science School. At 
present he is fanning. 

A November 4th wedding is being planned. 

********** October 26, 1961 

ANNOUNCE COMING MARRIAGE 
Mrs. Ann Pinkney of Fairmount announces the approaching marriage of her daughter, 
Mary Ellen Pinkney to Darryl Gulbrandson, of Mayville, ND. 

Mary Ellen is a graduate of the Fairmount High School and Mayville State Teachers 
College. She is presently teaching at Page, ND. 

Darryl is a graduate of Mayville High School and is a Junior at Mayville State Tea- 
chers College. The wedding will take place Friday, Nov. 24th. 

********** October 26, 1961 

SONORA NEWS:.... A number of friends and relatives attended the wedding of Jeannette 

Haase and John King, Jr. , at Fairmount, Saturday evening. A reception was held for many 

friends and relatives. juj.j.^j.juj.j.^j. „, „, ,„^, 

********** October 26, 1961 

ENGAGEMENT 

Mrs. Gladys Phelan announces the engagement of her daughter, Gladeen Kay to Duane 

Peters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Peters of Fairmount. 

A Nov. 29th wedding will be held at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fairmount at 



9 o'clock in the morning. ^^^^^^^^^^ 



November 2, 1961 



GREAT BEND NEWS:... On Saturday Mrs. Ida Tischer and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Tischer and 
family attended a wedding in Mankato, MN. , for Mrs. I. Tischer's nephew. 

********** November 9, 1961 

Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence 
Heger were guests in the Wendell Hipp home in Evansville, IN. They attended the wedding 
of James Hipp. ********** November 9, 1961 

RECEIVES ANNOUNCEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Harden of Nunn, CO. , announce the engagement of their daughter, 
Ruth Ann to David D. Van Kempen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Idell Mosey of Fairmount. Miss 
Harden attended Nunn schools and is a graduate of Wellington High School. She was act- 
ive in 4-H and the Junior Angus Assoc. Now she is in partnership with her father in farm- 
ing and Angus cattle raising. 

Mr. Van Kempen is a Fairmount High School graduate. He is in the 3772 Air Force 
Squadron ac Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX. David had previously been 
stationed with the 565th Strategic Missle Squadron at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, 
WY. A spring wedding is being planned. 

********** November 9, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :.. .Alice Ann Swanson of Grand Forks spent the week-end with her par- 
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Swanson. She also attended the wedding of her brother Ronald on 
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ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Eckholt of Denver, CO., and formerly of Hankinson, announce the 
engagement of their daughter, Carol, to Jerry Lingen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Lingen, of 
Mantador. 

Carol is a graduate of Aberdeen High School, Aberdeen, SD. , and is presently employed 
at the Dakota National Bank of Fargo. 

Jerry is a graduate of St. Francis Academy and NDSU, Fargo. He is employed by AMF 
Pinspotters of St. Paul. A summer wedding is planned. 

********** November 16, 1961 

Relatives and friends were guests at a bridal shower for Kathy Blazek of Lidgerwood 
and Harlan Muehler, Sunday afternoon at the Imraanuel Lutheran Church. The honored couple 
received lovely and useful gifts. 

********** November 16, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Scheller announce the engagement of their daughter, Judy, of Fargo, 
to 'Robert Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Peterson, Binford, ND. No wedding date has 
been set. 

Miss Scheller is employed at N. W. Bell Telephone Co., and Mr. Peterson is presently 
employed at Mac Kickan & Associates at Grand Forks. 

********** November 23, 1961 

MEIDE-PROCHNOW VOWS SPOKEN 

A pretty wedding was solemnized on Saturday, Nov. 11th, at 2 PM. , at the St. Philip's 
Church at Hankinson, when Mary Jo Meide, daughter of Mrs. Domenick L. Meide, became the 
bride of Dennis Lynn Prochnow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Prochnow of Hankinson. Father 
Studzinski officiated at the ceremony. Sister M. Cecelia, OSF, played the nuptial music. 
The altar was decorated with yellow and bronze mums. 

The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Elmer Meide. She wore a floor length 
gown of lace and tulle with modified scoop neckline trimmed with rhinestones and seed pearls. 
The bodice was lace and the skirt was tulle with a lace insert around the skirt. Her veil 
was a lily crown of pearls with lace inserts and sequin trim,. 

The bride chose to carry a crescent bouquet of white mums with yellow butterfly roses 
outlined with green satin leaves. Mrs. Arnold Hasse, sister of the bride, was matron of 
honor. Judy Meide, niece of the bride, was the bridesmaid. They wore identical brocaded 
sheath dresses of candle light biege, with green and autumn brown accessories. They car- 
ried crescent bouquets of yellow mums centered with bronze mums. They received rhinestone 
crosses as gifts from the bride. 

The groom's attendants were: David Prochnow, the groom's brother and Charles Kinn, a 
friend of the groom. Ushers were Arlin Prochnow and Scott Meide. The groom and his attend- 
ants wore white dinner jackets and black trousers. The cuff links and tie bars were gifts 
from the groom. The men wore white boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother wore a wine flowered silk dress with white accessories. The 

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groom's mother wore a green and black Jersey dress with black accessories. Their cor- 
sages were white carnations with yellow roses. 

The reception was held in the church parlors. Mrs. Sylvester Meide, sister-in-law of 
the bride was the hostess. Mrs. Elroy Kinn, friend of the families had charge of the guest 
book. Mrs. Elmer Meide, sister-in-law of the bride, assisted by Mrs. Fred Radloff, friend 
of the family, served the punch. Leather leaf and yellow pompoms surrounded the punch bowl. 

Miss Sharon Thimjon, friend of the couple had charge of the gift table. Mrs. Oscar 
Prochnow, aunt of the groom assisted at the buffet table. The centerpiece on the table 
was a triple candelabra with yellow pompoms. The table was decorated with a nylon skirt 
and yellow roses. 

Mrs. Albert Cast baked the wedding cake. A 5 o'clock supper was served to relatives 
and close friends. The ladies assisting in the kitchen were: Mrs. Clifford Meide, Mrs. 
August Rettig, Mrs. John Jaeger, Jr., and Mrs. Frank Bommersbach, Sr. Sylvester, Elmer, 
James and Dominic Meide, Jr. , assisted with the dishes in the kitchen. 

Out of town guests for the wedding were from Omaha and Lincoln, NE. , Fargo, Wahpeton, 
Clitheral, Minneapolis, San Fernando, CA. , and Pollock, SD. 

For going away, the bride wore a black jersey dress with gold jewelry, a gift from 
the groom. The bridal couple left on a honeymoon trip to Minneapolis. They are making 
their home at 115 N. 7th. St., Breckenridge. The groom is employed as bookkeeper at Stur- 
devant's and the bride is record keeper at Seaboard Finance at Wahpeton. 

Seivert's Flowers and Gifts had charge of the floral and decorations. 

********** November 23, 1961 

KAREN BOLL WED in CALIFORNIA 

Karen Lee Boll and James Leo Essner were married recently at St. Joseph's Church at 
Hawthorne, CA. Karen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Boll, former Hankinson resid- 
ents and James is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Essner of Hawthorne, CA. Rev. Carl Sut- 
phin officiated at the double ring ceremony. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of chantilly lace over satin, 
vith scalloped neckline and long sleeves. Her pillbox hat was made of satin, topped with 
lace rose with four layers of net with a fingertip veil and was made by Miss Gertrude Ess- 
ner. The bride carried a bouquet of yellow roses and white orchid. 

The maid of honor was Miss Carole Boll. The bridemaids were: Cheryl Dyor and Miss 
Jimmie Rowe. They wore identical street length sheath dresses of emerald green with silk 
organza overskirts with matching pillbox hats with short veils. Their bouquets were of 
carnations and daisies. 

The groom was attended by Jerry Essner as bestman. The usehers were: Dale Boll and 
Randy Smith. The bride's mother wore a taupe brocade dress, fashioned with a bell skirt. 
The groom's mother were a cinnamon gown of silk chiffon over copper peau di sole. They 
both wore white orchids. 

After the ceremony a reception was held for 350 guests at the Knights of Columbus Hall. 

The Mission Circle of St. Joseph's served the luncheon. A beautiful A tier wedding cake 

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graced the bridal table. 

Miss Vicky Essner and Miss Sandy Boll had charge of the guest book. The bride's 
going away attire was a green sheath dress with jacket and white accessories. After the 
honeymoon to Carmel, Monterey and Lake Tahoe, the couple are at home at 622 E. Broadway, 
Hawthorne, CA. 

The bride is a 1961 graduate of Hawthorne High School and is attending Newberry School 
of Beauty. The groom is employed in a barber shop. 

Guests from a distance were Mrs. Anna Krump, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. 
Arlie Boll and family of Hankinson. 

********** November 23, 1961 

GREENDALE NEWS: . . . .Mr . and Mrs. Clemens Buck and Diann attended the wedding of Kathy 
Blazek and Harlan Muehler on Saturday morning at Lidgerwood. 

********** November 23, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Thompson of Oberon announce the forthcoming marriage of their 
daughter, Judith Kay, to Loren Koppelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Koppelman of Lid- 
gerwood. 

Miss Thompson is a senior at Valley City State Teachers College, from which Mr. Kop- 
pelman was graduated two years ago. He is now the music instructor at Hankinson. 

The wedding will be December 26th, at 7 o'clock in the evening at Calvary Lutheran 

Church in Oberon. ********** «, v -.nm^i 

********** November 30, 1961 

MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Blazek of Lidgerwood announce the marriage of their daughter, 

Catherine Mary, to Harlan C. Muehler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Muehler of Hankinson. 

The marriage took place at St. Boniface Catholic Church on November 18th. 

********** December 7, 1961 

ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Buck of Hankinson announce the engagement of their daughter, 

DiAnn to Wallace Milbrandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Milbrandt of Hankinson. 

DiAnn is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is presently employed at the Lincoln 

State Bank at Hankinson. 

Wallace is a graduate of Hankinson High School and is presently employed by Elroy 

Muehler of Hankinson. No definate wedding date has been set. 

********** December 7, 1961 

PINKNEY-GULBRANSON WED on NOV. 24th 

Mary Ellen Pinkney of Fairmount became the bride of Darryl J. Gulbranson, son of Mr. 

and Mrs. Harold Gulbranson of Mairville, ND. , at a candlelight service on the evening of 

November 24th, in the Methodist Church at Fairmount. Rev. Bryan officiated at the double 

ring ceremony. 

Mrs. Charles Bryan accompanied Charles Pinkney, brother of the bride, who sang, "Song 

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of Ruth" and "The Wedding Benediction." 

Attendants were Miss Valarie Wingle, friend of the bride from Argusville. Bestman 
was Gerald Gulbranson, brother of the groom from Mayville. Ushers were Gene Paul Pinkney 
of Moorhead, brother of the bride, and Kenneth Brend, Mayville, cousin of the groom. Gene 
Pinkney, brother of the bride escorted her and gave his sister In marriage. 

The bride wore a floor length gown of white brocaded satin, fashioned with a full 
bouffant skirt ending in a full chapel scoop. The molded bodice featured three-quarter 
sleeves and a modified sweetheart neckline. Her bouffant veil of pure silk illusion was 
held in place by a alecon lace taffeta half clip with seed pearl accent. She carried a 
cascade of garnet roses and white baby mums. 

Her attendent wore a garnet red satin full skirted dress with matching head band and 
shoes. Her flowers were white roses and baby mums. Her silver necklace and matching ear- 
rings were a gift from the bride. 

Following the wedding a reception was held in the church parlors for 150 guests with 
Mrs. Charles Templeton and Mrs. Dick Kurtz as hosesses. Mrs. H. R. Swanson, Fairmount, 
and Mrs. B. Mc Clain of Mayville poured. The wedding cake was baked by Mrs. Carl Krause 
and was cut by Mrs. Gene Pinkney, Fargo and Miss Donica Schultz, Mayville. Edyth Lynn 
Pinkney, sister of the bride was at the guest book. Margaret Peterson, Enderlin and 
Margaret Kurtz, friends of the bride were at the gift table. 

For going away the bride chose magenta wool with black accessories. The bride is a 
graduate of Fairmount High School, 1959, and the Wahpeton State School of Science and 
Mayville Teachers College and is teaching school at Page, ND. The groom is a graduate of 
Mayville High School and is at present a student at Mayville Teachers College. The couple 
will be at home at Page, ND. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ December 7, 1961 

JOHNSON-WINEFELD WED at BRECKENRIDGE 

Mrs. Margaret Johnson, daughter of Mrs. Barbara Avers of Wheaton, MN. , became the 
bride of Richard Winefeld of Hankinson on Nov. 24th, at Breckenridge, MN. 

Mrs. Harold Stark, daughter of the groom, Stuart, lA. , was matron of honor. Clifford 
R. Johnson, son of the bride, was bestman. 

A reception was held at the home of the bridal couple here after the ceremony for the 
following relatives and friends: Mrs. Barbara Avers and Mrs. Martha Rath, Wheaton: Mrs. 
John R. Bruns of Herman, Mrs. Wm. Shable of Clinton, Mrs. Harold Stark of Stuart, lA. ; 
Richard L. Winefeld of Dexter, lA. ; Carl Herrman of Waubay, SD. ; Clifford R. Johnson of 
Herman and Betty Johnson of Donnelly, MN. 

********** December 7, 1961 

CARMEN GOERGER BRIDE of RONALD SWANSON 

St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Mantador, was the scene of the marriage of 
Carmen Catherine Goerger, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Goerger of Mantador and Ron- 
ald Vern Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Swanson of Fairmount, in an early November 
wedding. Father Miller officiating and Miss Judy Mauch played the nuptial music, accom- 
panied by the church choir. The altar was decorated with bouquets of white gladiolas 

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and pink chrysanthemums. 

The bride wore a street length dress of pink nylon with lace overlay. Her short 
veil fell from a crown of seeded pearls. She carried a colonial bouquet of pink tea 
roses surrounded by feathered carnations. Her pearl necklace and earrings were gifts of 
the groom. 

Miss Jeanne Goerger, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a street leng- 
th dress of turquoise chiffon with a lace jacket and carried a large white mum. Her pearl 
necklace and earrings were gifts of the bride. 

Attending the groom was Jim Bernard, a friend of the groom. Ushers were Neal Goerger, 
brother of the bride, and Douglas Burvee friend of the groom. The groom wore a dark suit. 
His cuff links and tie tack were gifts of the bride. The attendant and ushers wore dark 
suits also, with cuff links and tie bars that were gifts of the groom. The men wore white 
carnations boutonnieres. 

The bride's mother wore a turquoise jersey knit dress with turquoise and bone white 
accessories. The groom's mother wore a magenta dress with magenta and black accessories. 
Their corsages were white carnations. 

The groom's 90 year old grandmother, Mrs. Alice Swanson, was present and her corsage 
was of white carnations. The bride's 90 year old grandfather, J. B. Goerger, was also in 
attendance. 

The reception was held in the school basement. Mrs. Charles Heitkamp, cousin of the 
bride, was the hostess. Miss Dorothy Swanson, sister of the groom, had charge of the 
guest book. Misses Alice and Carol Swanson, sisters of the groom served the punch. 

Miss Shirley Wawers, friend of the bride, assisted at the gift table. Mrs. Charles 
Pellman, cousin of the bride, assisted at the buffet table. Mrs. Roger Bishop, friend 
of the bride poured coffee. Mrs. Arthur Paulson, aunt of the bride, baked and cut the cake. 

A 4 : 30 o'clock buffet supper was served to relatives and close friends. The ladies 
assisting in the kitchen were: Mrs. Edmund Schultz, Mrs. Norbert Poss, Mrs. William Alt- 
hoff, Sr., and Mrs. Frank Fettes. Helping serve were: Misses Betty Gilles, Judy Mauch, 
Judy Brims, Polly Hanson, Karen Gast, cousins and friends of the bride. 

Out of town guests were from Fairmount, Wahpeton, Hankinson, Barney, Wyndmere, Fergus 
Falls, Nashua, Madison, MN. 

A private party was held in the evening in the Uranium Room at Vada's Steak House. 
The bridal couple left on a honeymoon trip to Minneapolis. They are making their home at 
303 N. 7th St., Wahpeton. 

The groom is farming at Fairmount and is attending Science School this winter and 
the bride is employed in the Register's Office at the Science School, Wahpeton. 

********** December 14, 1961 

LOCAL COUPLE MARRIED AT WAHPETON 

Shelia Rae Cuff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Cuff, of Hankinson, became the bride 
of Eric Andre Erickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Erickson, also of Hankinson, at St. John's 
Church in Wahpeton, Nov. 24th, with Rev. Mehok officiating. 

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The bride, escorted by her uncle, Veryl Vik, of Fargo, was lovely in a wedding gown 
of gleaming taffeta over layers of tulle, cut entrain. The bridal aisle was marked by a 
white runner and the church was decorated with white mums and red carnations. 

The bride carried a bouquet of large red roses in a cascade. Her aurora borealis ear-- 
rings were a gift from the groom. Her veil in fingertip length, fell from a Swedish crystal 
crown. Maid of honor was Sandra Erickson, sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were: Betty 
Vikre and Judy Kunter, both of Ortonville, who were classmates at Moorhead State College. 
All wore cotton sateen gowns in peacock blue and of street length. Each carried a long 
stemmed red rose. 

Bestman was George Fitterer, of Mandan, classmate of the groom at the Science School. 
Ushering were: Glenn Munson, Fargo, and Mike Clarey, Fairmount. Groomsmen were Rodney 
Luggert and William Weber of Hankinson. 

Following the ceremony a brunch was served at St. John's Hall. Pouring was Mrs. Veryl 
Vik of Fargo. Mrs. Klimek, of Hankinson, cut the cake and Marlene Eckhoff, of Henning, 
MN., was at the gift table. Waitresses were Joan Bommersbach, Kay and Pat Kinn , of Hank- 
inson. 

Later the couple left on a trip to Minneapolis. For travel, the bride chose a rust 
and grey plaid suit with brown accessories. Upon their return they will establish their 
home at 407 Dakota Ave., Wahpeton. 

The bride, who is a graduate of the Hankinson High School, is employed at Cox's Bak- 
ery. The groom graduated from the St. Francis Academy, Hankinson, and is a second year 
student at the Science School. 

********** December 21, 1961 

KINN's ANNOUNCE DAUGHTER'S ENGAGEMENT 

Mr, and Mrs. Bob Kinn have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kay, to Lloyd 
Wieser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wieser, of Fairmount. Both are 1961 graduates of Hankin- 
son High School. 

Kay is a student at the St. Francis School of X^Ray Technology. Breckenridge . Mr. 

Wieser is a pre-engineering student at the State School of Science at Wahpeton. 
No wedding date has been set. 

********** December 28, 1961 

LAMARS NEWS:... Miss Nola Karish and Carl Caulkins were united in marriage on Dec. 
3rd, in a Methodist Church in San Diego, CA. Nola is the step-daughter of Mrs. Ben Davis 
(Mildred Caulkins) and Carl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Caulkins of Palmer, AK. 

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Film // 10739 HANKINSON NEWS Jan. 01, 1960 - Dec. 28, 1961 

WILLIAM SCHUETT 

Mr. William Schuett passed away in Long Beach, CA. , on Dec. 26th, at the age of 73 
years. He was taken ill on Christmas Day, having suffered a stroke from which he never 
recovered. He and his wife had been in Long Beach for about 6 weeks, having left Wiboux, 
MT., on Nov. 1st, to spend the winter months there, as has been their custom for the past 
15 years. 

His remains, accompanied by his wife and nephew, George Schuett, Jr., arrived at Wi- 
baux Wednesday evening and the funeral services were conducted from the Christian Funda- 
mental Church at 2 PM. , New Year's Day. The Crescent Funeral Home had charge of the arr- 
angements. Interment was in the Wiboux Cemetery, with the Elks of Glendive having charge 
of the services at the grave. 

Bill Schuett went to Wiboux in 1905, as agent and operator for the Northern Pacific 
Railroad, which post he held for a number of years. He then went into the cattle business 
with his partner, Mr. W. E. Stockstill. Some of the finest cattle in the country were 
raised by these gentlemen. During the drought years, his business was dissolved and Mr. 
Schuett then went into the automobile and machinery business. This he operated for 25 
years. In 1945, due to poor health, he sold out to Mr. W. Hammond of Carlyle. Bill was 
prominent in Democratic circles of Wiboux County and a charter member of the Elks Lodge 
of Glendive. He served as alderman of the city council for a number of years and also on 
the school board. 

Survives include his wife. Brownie, a brother, George Schuett of Hankinson, one sister 
Mrs. John Ostline of Chicago; five nephews, George Schuett, Jr., of Long Beach, Warren 
Schuett of Wahpeton, Stanley Schuett of Baltimore, MD. , Gene Seubert of Browning, MT., and 
Bob Seubert of Spokane, WA. , and one niece, Mrs. W. Luke of Indianapolis, IN. 

********** January 7, 1960 

H. A. MERRIFIELD 

Services for Herbert A. Merrifield, 75, retired director of the Farm Mortgage Dept. 
of the N. W. Mutual Life Insurance Co., Milwaukee, WI . , were held at the Feerick Funeral 
Home there. 

Mr. Merrifield, who retired in 1952 after 21 years with the insurance firm, died Dec. 
25th of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. Petersburg Beach, FL., where he and his wife, Louise, 
were spending the winter. Mr. Merrifield's home was at 2601 E. Capital Drive. 

A native of Elk River, MN., Mr. Merrifield graduated in 1908 from the U. of MN., Law 
School before joining the insurance firm. He was president of the First National Bank of 
Hankinson. Mr. Merrifield was a past master of the Hankinson Masonic Lodge and a past 
grand master of North Dakota Masons. He also was a member of the Milwaukee Athletic Club. 

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Mrs. Alice Maas; a brother, Weston 
G. Merrifield and three grandsons, Alan, Frank and Herbert Haas. 

Funeral services were under the auspices of the Wisconsin Masonic Fraternity. 

January 7, 1960 
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JOHN R. SCHELLER 

Funeral services for John R. Scheller of Hankinson were held Dec. 24th, from St. 
Philip's Church, Father Lambert Studzinski celebrating the funeral mass. Interment was 
in Calvary Cemetery. He passed away at St. Gerard's Hospital. 

John R. Scheller was born in Broshintal, Austria, July 15th, 1884. He came to Amer- 
ica at the age of 17. He had fanned in the Hankinson vicinity for many years. Mr. Schel- 
ler was married to Catherine Godfried in 1913. In 1943 he retired from farming and moved 
into Hankinson. 

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Mrs. Stanley (Veronica) MacQueen of Bismarck, 
ND., Mrs. William (Mathilde) Barry, Des Moines, lA. , Mrs. Cyril (Frances) Boelke, Glenwood, 
MN.; sons, Joe, Wahpeton, Leo, Hankinson, Raymond, St. Paul; sisters: Mrs. Peter Jaeger, 
Hankinson; Mrs. Wm. Peters, St. Paul; brothers, Leo, Hankinson, Rudolph, St. Paul, Killian 
Zentner, Hankinson, and Jacob in Germany. 

Pallbearers were: Joseph Lugert, John Roth, John M. Scheller, Michael Scheller, Mike 
Wawers, Frank Bommersbach, Sr. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arr- 
angements. ********** January 7, 1960 

FRED BUCK, SR. RITES FRIDAY 

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 PM from the First English Lutheran Church 
at Fairmount, for Fred Buck, Sr. 

Mr. Buck, 48, died suddenly, Monday, Jan. 4th. Surviving are his wife, a daughter, 
Lorraine, Mrs. Clarence Bladow of Wahpeton and a son, Fred, Jr., of West Fargo. 

A complete obituary will be in next week's issue of the News. 

********** January 7, 1960 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Lange and daughter, Joyce, of Chicago, attended the funeral in 
Sioux City, lA., of Mr. Lange's niece, Mrs. Elmi^.r Gonnerman, 53, who was killed in an 
auto-train crash. The accident occurred on Dec. 23rd and the funeral was held on Saturday 
Dec. 26th. 

Mrs. Gonnerman is survived by her husband and two daughters. The Gonnerman family 
had visited in Fairmount several times on various occasions. 

********** January 7, 1960 

BROTHER-IN-LAW DIES 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Templeton received word that her brother-in-law, Alfred Steltz 
of Braham, MN., died unexpectedly from a heart attack on Saturday, Jan. 2nd, 1950, The 
funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Ortonville, MN. 

Mr. and Mrs. Templeton and Mr. and Mrs. Willis Prochnow will attend the funeral. 

********** January 7, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Max Wetherbee of Antioch, IL. , are houseguests in the 

home of his brother, Lester Wetherbee. They came to attend the funeral of their brother, 
Clarence Wetherbee at Rosholt, whose funeral was held last Saturday. 

********** January 7, 1960 

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A. SCHEIDEGGER FUNERAL SERVICE HELD SATURDAY 

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 26th, at 2 PM. , in the Schmitt-Poulton Fun- 
eral Home for Alfred Scheidegger, 78, of Fainnount. Mr. Scheidegger passed away Tuesday 
morning, Dec. 22nd, at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN. 

The Rev. Elton Temme from Fairmount officiated and interment was in Fairview Cemetery. 
Visitation was held at the Schmitt-Poulton Funeral Home Friday afternoon and evening. 

He was born Nov. 2nd, 1881, in Switzerland and came to the United States with his par- 
ents, when three years old. The family settled first in Ohio, later in Indiana, but he 
spent most of his youth at Rhinelander, WI., where he attended schools and married Rose 
Luethy on May 11th, 1903. In 1953 the couple observed their Golden Wedding Anniversary at 
an open house in Fairmount. 

They came to Fairmount in 1919 where he farmed until retiring in 1946 and moving into 
Fairmount. 

Surviving are a son, Harry of Fairmount; two daughters, Mrs. Jacob (Gertrude) Mellen- 
bach and Mrs. Leonard (Dorothy) Sethre, both of Fairmount, a brother, Rudie of Muskegon, 
MI.;. three sisters, Mrs. Albert (Ella) Pugh of Muskegon, Mrs. Ernest (Minnie) Danz of 
Peoria, IL., and Mrs. Nels (Lily) Christiansen of Rhinelander, WI; 19 grandchildren and 
15 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by a daughter in 1957, his wife in May of 1958, and two bro- 
thers and a sister. ^^^^..^^.^^^ , ,„.„ 

********** January 7, 1960 

MAROHL FL'NERAL HELD THURSDAY 

Erhart H. Marohl, 50, of Wahpeton, died Saturday evening at his home there. Death 
was attributed to a heart attack. 

Funeral services were held at 1 PM, Jan. 14th, in Grace Lutheran Church in Brecken- 
ridge, MN., with the Rev. Kenneth Roever officiating and at 3 PM in Immanuel Lutheran Church 
in Duerr Township near Lidgerwood. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

Born on Dec. 22nd, 1909, in Duerr Township, he was baptized and confirmed in Immanuel 
Lutheran Church there. He attended local schools and married Dorothy Gruenberg, on Oct. 
18th, 1934. 

They lived on a farm near Lidgerwood until 1945 when he quit farming because of a 
heart condition. They moved into Lidgerwood where they resided for four years. He attended 
a vocational rehabilitation school at Fargo for seven months before coming to Wahpeton. 

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy, three sons, Duane , who is a SP4 with the U. S. Army 
in Germany and Ray and Charles of Wahpeton; a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Donna) Meyer, Jr., of 
Wahpeton. 

He also leaves six brothers and five sisters. They are Bernard of Kent, WA. , Arnold 
of Lidgerwood and Theodore, Arthur, Emil and Edward of Hankinson. Mrs. Rhiney Roeder and 
Mrs. Albert Trittin, both of Hankinson and Mrs. Urban Orth, Mrs. Arthur Kuzel and Mrs. 
Lester Smith, all of Lidgerwood. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a son, Donald, in 1942. 

********** January 14, 1960 

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Mrs. Delores Divita received word that her mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary Divita, 76, of 
Chicago, IL., passed away last Wednesday, Jan. 6th. 

********** January 14, 1960 

FRED BUCK, 48, FAIRMOUNT FURNERAL LAST FRIDAY 

Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 8th, 1960 at 2 PM in the First Lutheran 
Church in Fairmount for Fred C. Buck, Sr., 48, who died suddenly at his farm home near 
Fairmount on Monday evening, Jan. 4th. Death was attributed to a heart attack. 

Rev. Elton Temme officiated and interment was made in Fairview Memorial Gardens in 
Wahpeton. The Schmitt-Poulton Funeral Home of Wahpeton had charge of arrangements. Visit- 
ation v;as held on Thursday afternoon and evening in the Schmitt-Poulton Funeral Chapel. 

Pallbearers were: Holger Bertelsen, Chester Mead, Elmer Wettstein, Magnus Flaten, 
Reuben Johnson and Herman Laske. Honorary bearers were Ed Staff ens, Don Ennen, Wesley 
Newby, Thad Branson, Mafnus Anderson, Thomas Bertelsen, Harry Ehlers, Ralph Bonine and 
Roger Ripley. 

He was born June 3rd, 1911, in LaMars Township where he attended schools. He was 
confirmed in Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson. He and Leone Templeton were united 
in marriage in Fairmount on June 12th, 1931. Following their marriage he was employed 
at a Farmers Union Co-operative in Fairmount until 1939, when he started farming in Fair- 
mount Tovmship. 

Surviving are his wife; a son, Fred Buck, Jr., of Southwest Fargo; a daughter, Mrs. 
Clarence (Lorraine) Bladow of Wahpeton; a brother, Clemens of Fairmount; two sisters, Mrs. 
J. G. Muehler of Fairmount and Mrs. Wesley Gowin of Sisseton; and four grandchildren. 

********** January 14, 1960 

UNCLE DIES 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Templeton received word Wednesday that her uncle, John Schmidt, 
79, of Milbank, SD. , died on Jan. 6th. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 8th, at 
Milbank in the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. Templeton attended the funeral. 
The Templeton 's had attended the funeral of three relatives, a brother-in-law at 
Ortonville, MN., a nephew, Fred Buck and an uncle at Milbank, all in one week. 

********** January 14, 1960 

BROTHER DIES 
J. M. Sletting received word last week that his brother, Christ Sletting, 66, of 
Phoenix, AZ., died on Thursday, Jan. 7th. The body is being returned to Fargo for services 
and burial. No date has been set as yet for the funeral. 

********** January 14, 1960 

FATHER of NEWS EtlPLOYEE, DIES 

John P. Gulan, 65, passed away Wednesday morning at his home in Gilbert, MN., accord- 
ing to word received here by his son, Dick. Mr. Gulan had been in failing health for the 
past year. 

Funeral services had not been set at press time Thursday morning, pending word from 

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another son, who is in the service in Germany. 

Dick has been employed at the News office for several years. 

********** January 21, 1960 

F. STACK FUNERAL HELD WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services for Fred Stack, 87, who passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 17th, at 
the Wahpeton Rehabilitation Center, were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 PM. , from the Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Church at Hankinson. Rev. Otto Truog officiated. Interment was in Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

Frederick Stack was born on Feb. 14th, 1872 in Germany. In Nov. 1901, he came to 
America, working at different farms. On June 13th, 1923, he married Lena Wrege. They 
lived on a farm northwest of Hankinson. In 1938 they moved to Hankinson. Mrs. Stack 
passed away on Dec. 3rd, 1952 

The past three years, Mr. Stack was cared for at the Kent Rest Home and the Wahpeton 
Rehabilitation Center. He is survived by nieces and nephews. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arrangements. 

********** January 21, 1960 

RITES HELD TUESDAY FOR KRUEGER BABY 

Funeral services were held on Tuesday in Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend for 
Donald Lee, 3 day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Delwood Krueger of Breckenridge. The infant 
died Sunday in the St. Francis Hospital. 

Rev. Richard Teuscher officiated and burial was in the church cemetery. Surviving 

are his parents, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Krueger of Great Bend and Mr. and Mrs. 

Chas. Thomas of Hankinson. ^^^^^^^^^, , ^„ ,„,„ 

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Alfred Fust and children, Sylvia and Larry, left for Toronto, SD., Monday to attend 
the funeral of Mrs. August Hoefs, who passed away Thursday evening. Mrs. Fust left for 
Toronto on Friday to be with her father, August Hoefs. 

********** January 28, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Kinn and Casper Kitzman attended the funeral for Merton Zabell 

at Wahpeton last Thursday morning. 

********** January 28, 1960 

MRS. WM. BLANKENBURG PASSED AWAY 

Funeral services for (Ethel), Mrs. William Blankenburg were held at 2 PM in the Fair- 
mount Methodist Church on Friday, Jan. 22nd. She passed away Wednesday at the St. Francis 
Hospital in Breckenridge, MN. She was 70 years old. 

She was born Oct. 3rd, 1889, at Austin, MN. As a young girl her parents moved to Fer- 
gus Falls. Three years later they moved to Fairmount, where she attended grade and high 
school. On March 25th, 1909, she and Charles Zillgitt were married at Fairmount. He died 
in 1935. She and Mr. Blankenburg were married Nov. 15th, 1955. They lived, for a time, 
at Frazee, MN., and returned to Fairmount in 1959. 

She was a member of the Foss Methodist Church in Wahpeton for many years, recently 

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she transferred to the Fairmount Methodist Church. Besides her husband she leaves a sis- 
ter, Mrs. L. A. (Elsie) Danielson of Abercrombie; a brother, Arie Benton of Monrovia, CA., 
3 nieces and two nephews . 

Burial was in the south Fairmount Cemetery with Jos. Vertin and Sons Funeral Home in 
Breckenridge in charge. Pallbearers were: George Hedtke, Charles Templeton, Harley Swanson 
Richard Wilson, Leo Kutzer and Jens Bertelson. 

********** January 28, 1950 

MRS. RAY TAYLOR PASSED AWAY 

Etta May Williams was born on Nov. 13th, 1890 at Owatonna, MN. She came to Fairmount 
about 1905. She was married in 1905 to W. Ray Taylor at Wahpeton and resided on a farm 
near Fairmount. She died Jan. 22nd, in the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. She is 
survived by her husband and 3 children, Leona May Conley of Alexandria, VA. ; Lester Ray 
Taylor of Redmond, DR.; and Glenn Wallace Taylor of Fairmount. She is also survived by 17 
grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. 

The funeral was held on Monday at 2 o'clock in the Methodist Church with Rev. Bryan 
officiating. The pallbearers were: Jim Clarey, Bernie Rydell, Douglas Rydell, Art Spear, 
Richard Kurtz and William Hurdelbrink. Honorary pallbearers were: John Barner, John Bost- 
rom, Mike Schmidt, Harley Swanson, Julian Pope and Charles Templeton. 

Schmitt and Poulton had charge of funeral arrangements. 

********** January 28, 1960 

MRS. HERBERT LARSON PASSES AWAY 

Mrs. Herbert Larson (the former Mildred Propp) 38, of Fairmount, died Sunday evening 
Jan. 24th, at the Wheaton Hospital. 

She underwent major surgery Dec. 24th, at St. John's Hospital and had returned home 
prior to entering the Wheaton Hospital. 

She is survived by her husband and two sons of Fairmount and her mother of Wheaton. 
A more complete obituary will be published later. 

********** January 28, 1960 

OBITUARY 

Hundreds of Christmas cards died last Dec. 25th, at your local post office. There 
were no known survivors due to the lack of proper addresses. 

Authorities agree death could have been averted if first-class postage had been used 
and return address applied to upper left hand corner. 

Services were conducted in the local postoffice. Burial was in the local waste paper 
basket. Interment of the demised was under the auspices of the Dead Letter Branch of the 
Post Office. 

Pallbearers were the local postmaster and his clerk. 

********** February 4, 1960 

KUTTER RITES HELD AT LIDGERWOOD 

Funeral services for Paul Kutter, were held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lidgerwood, 
Monday, Jan. 25th, with Rev. Donald Kirst officiating. Interment was in Claire City Comm- 

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unity Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ray, Daniel and Roy Kutter, Ronald and Duane Boehning 
and Paul Ohm, Jr. 

Paul was born to Carrie and Louis Kutter, near Pepin, WI., June 12th, 1885. When 
he was still small the family moved to a farm near Hankinson, where he grew up and received 
his early education. He married Elnora Boehning, Nov. 17th, 1910. They made their home 
on a farm near his birthplace for a few years and in 191 A took up residence in Claire City, 
SD. They lived there continuously until entering a rest home in Sisseton, SD., in June 
of 1959. He died Thursday, Jan. 21st, at the hospital in Sisseton. 

Survivors include his widow; a son, Leonard, of Long Beach, CA., and two daughters, 
Mrs. Evelyn Krawe of Los Angeles, CA. , and Mrs. Karl (Mabel) Pelton, Minneapolis, MN. ; 
three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

The following are brothers and sisters: Frank, John, Clarence and Harry of Hankinson; 
Peter, Louis and William. New Effington, SD. ; Mrs. Edith Christie and Mrs. Malte (Clara) 
Engdahl, Minneapolis; Mrs. Paul (Alice) Ohm, Hankinson, Mrs. Viola Sattergren, Maiden Rock, 
WI.; Mrs. Ruth Draeper and Herman, Adolph and Ralph, all of Grey Eagle, MN. 

********** February 4, 1960 

AUGUST HOEFS RITES HELD MONDAY 

The funeral of August Hoefs, 83, retired Richland County farmer, was held Monday in 
Immanuel Lutheran Church, south of Lidgerwood. The Rev. D. R. Kirst officiated. Mr. 
Hoefs died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Fust. 

Born at Ironridge, WI., Nov. 7, 1876, Mr. Hoefs came to Dakota Territory in boyhood. 
His parents farmed at Great Bend until 1897, when they moved to Duerr To\«iship. 

He married Lydia Dumke in 1899, and they farmed near here. She died in 1940 and in 
1951 he married Mrs. Marie Hanson. They resided at Toronto, SD. Mrs. Hoefs died about 
2 weeks ago. He leaves a son, Arthur, of Lidgerwood, and a daughter, Mrs. Alfred (Delia) 
Fust, Hankinson. A son and daughter preceded him in death. 

He was a Trustee of Immanuel Lutheran Church and he had been a director of the Farmers 
Elevator and the Federal Land Bank and had served as Township Supervisor and Treasurer. 

********** February 11, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS :... .George Worner, 73, of Wahpeton, injured Saturday night in an auto- 
mobile upset in Richland County, died Tuesday afternoon at 4:20 PM in the St. Francis Hosp- 
ital at Breckenridge , without recovering consciousness. 

Mr. Worner was injured when the car in which he was a passenger went out of control 
on icy U. S. Hy. // 81, four miles south of Abercrombie and rolled over into a ditch. Miss 
Ruth Worner, 29, of Wahpeton, niece of Mr. Worner, was driving the car. She is recovering 
from the injuries she received in the accident at the St. Francis Hospital at Breckenridge. 

They were returning to Wahpeton from Jamestown when the accident occurred. Mr. Wor- 
ner was to see his wife who is a patient at a hospital there. Both were throuwn out of 
the car. Mr. Worner received head injuries and Miss Worner a fractured pelvis. 

The funeral for Mr. Worner was held in Great Bend at the Evangelical United Brethern 

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Church at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon and was laid to rest in Fairview Memorial Gardens. 

He leaves to mourn his wife, 2 sons and 2 daughters: Allen of Rockford, XL.; Ralph, 
of Great Bend; Mrs. Arthur (Fern) Ambach, Rockford, IL.; Mrs. Merril (Jane) Umbreit of 
Milwaukee, WI. Three brothers, Herbert Worner of Wahpeton, Ezra of Ft. Steilacoom, WA. , 
Elroy Worner of Chicago,; Mrs. Sadie Beling of Van Nuys, CA. ; and Mrs. Hilda Thiele of 
Phoenix, AZ., and many other relatives. 

********** February 11, 1960 

Reuben Stoltenow, 67, of Great Bend, was stricken with a heart attack Sunday after 
church services. The attack came as he entered the car. 

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 PM at the Evangelical U. B. 
Church, Rev. R. Bechtle officiating. 

He leaves to mourn his sorrowing wife, two sons, Manville of Great Bend, Earl of 
rural Wahpeton; two daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Eleanor) Fitzgerald of Dilworth, MN., and 
Mrs. Lowell (Eileen) Larson of Remsen, lA. Two brothers; Elroy Stoltenow of Wahpeton and 
Ben Stoltenow of Hopkins, MN.; Four sisters, Mrs. William (Rhoda) Gretzmacher of Paynes- 
ville, 121., Mrs. Anton (Mollie) Griepentrog, Mrs. George (Rebecca) Schultz and I-Iiss Esther 
Stoltenow, all of Great Bend, also survive. 

********** February 11, 1960 

RITES HELD FOR >aiS . HERBERT LARSON 

Funeral services for Mrs. Herbert Larson were held Jan. 27th, 1960, at St. John's 
Lutheran Church, Wheaton, I-IN. The Rev. Paul Porisch, Pastor of the church, St. Paul's 
Lutheran of Taylor Township officiated. 

Pallbearers were: Clarence Ahlsten, Wilton Lundquist, Kenneth Knapp, Herbert Marq- 
uardt, Leo Riewe and Lloyd Zentgraf. Burial was in the Wildwood Cemetery. 

Mildred Propp Larson died at the Wheaton Community Hospital, Jan. 24th, after a short 
illness. She was born May 28th, 1921, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Propp of Taylor 
Township. She was a graduate of the Fairmount High School in 1939 and the State School 
of Science at Wahpeton. She assisted several classmates with their first class reunion 
in 1958, of the Fairmount High School graduating class. 

She was united in marriage with Herbert Larson of Wheaton, on July 3rd, 1940. To this 
union two sons were born, Lynel, who is employed in Wheaton, and Loren, who is attending 
High School there. She was a faithful worker in her church. 

Surviving in addition to her husband and two sons, Lynel and Loren, are her mother, 
Mrs. Ralph Propp of Wheaton, MN . , and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her 
father, Ralph Propp. 

Among those who came from a distance for her funeral were: Minnie Poetter, Beaver Dam, 
WI.; and Lena Kieiest, Hustisford, WI., aunts of Mrs. Larson. 

********** February 11, 1950 

HENRY BOELKE FUNERAL HELD 
Henry W. Boelke, 75, longtime resident of Richland County, died Friday at an Ely, MN. 
hospital. He had made his home, since 1955, with a daughter, Mrs. Gilbert (Betty) 

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Engelhart of Babbitt, MN. The funeral was held Tuesday at 2 PM in the Schmitt-Poulton 
Funeral Home in Wahpeton, with Rev. Henry Fry officiating. Interment was in Fairview 
Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Robert and Garnet Marks, Bernard and Harley Hinrichs, Wallace Rafte- 
vold and Earl Krause. 

He was born at Spencer, WI., Jan. 31st, 1885, but when a small boy moved, with his par- 
ents, to Lidgerwood and later to Great Bend where he attended schools. He married Minnie 
Marks on Dec. 13th, 1922, at Wahpeton. 

The family lived in Great Bend where he operated a dray line until moving to Wahpeton. 
A niece, Mrs. Durk Cressey, lives in Hankinson. 

********** February 18, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS The sympathy of the community is extended to the Mrs. Reuben 

Stoltenow families in the death of her husband and their father, Mr. Reuben Stoltenow, 
who passed away last Sunday very suddenly. 

********** February 18, 1960 

FAIPMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Julia Swanson and Mrs. Louise Templeton attended the funeral of 
Carl Mahler, Friday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton. He was buried in the Tyler 
Lutheran Church Cemetery. ^^*^^^^^*,v February 18, 1960 

R. IWEHLER RITES SET FOR FRIDAY 

Funeral services for Robert Muehler of Hankinson, who passed away Tuesday morning at 
St. Gerard's Hospital, will be held at 2 PM. , Friday from Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rev. 
Otto Truog officiating. There will be a service at the Wipperman Funeral Home preceding 
the services at the church. 

Robert Rudolph Muehler, son of Gustave and Emma Muehler, was born. May 6th, 1904, at 
Hankinson. He attended school in Brightwood Township. He was united in marriage to Minnie 
Boehning, Oct. 4th, 1928. They resided on a farm in Brightwood Tsp., for 10 years, later 
moving to their own farm in Elma Township. In 1945 they moved to Hankinson where he had 
since resided. Several months ago he, was stricken with a heart attack and was hospitalized. 
Early Monday, he. suffered another attack and passed away Tuesday morning. 

Mr. Muehler was a life long member of the Lutheran Church. He is survivied by his 
wife, 3 sisters, Mrs. (Lena) Orrie Baker of Wahpeton, Mrs. (Bertha) Berg and Mrs. (Tracy) 
Edward Wilprecht of Hankinson. Three brothers, Albert, Otto and August preceded him in 
death in the past two years. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters 
who passed away in infancy. 

Pallbearers will be Olbay and Verne Meyer, Edmound Pohl, Geo. Gabbert, Jr., Leonard 
Grob and Rudolph Medenwaldt. Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hankinson. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

********** February 25, 1960 

MANTADOR NFWS:....On Saturday morning, Ronnie Lingen, Arnie Althoff, Robert Lingen, 
Ronnie Mauch, Joe Lenz and Frank Kinn, of Hankinson, motored to Rosholt to attend the 

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funeral services for Dorothy Birchem, who passed away at Rochester. She had been in their 
graduating class in June. 

********** March 10, 1960 

KUEMPER FUNERAL WILL BE HELD HERE FRIDAY 

Funeral services for S-Sgt. Garrit Kuemper, 30, Air Force ROTC instructor at the Ill- 
inois University at Urbana, will be held from the Wipperman Funeral Home at 10 AM Friday. 
Rev. Father L. Studzinski will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery here. 

The body of Sgt. Kuemper was found Sunday in a motel hours after he had picked up his 
wife at a mental hospital where she had been a voluntary patient, so she could spend her 
birthday with him. 

His wife, Beverly Ann, 27, was apprehended Wednesday at Mountain Grove, MO., after a 
truck driver, who had given her a ride, became suspicious and reported to authorities. She 
admitted she had beaten her husband to death with a hammer, saying, "I didn't know what I 
was doing." 

When Mrs. Kuemper vanished Sunday, she left behind a note saying she intended to drown 
herself in the Illinois river. However, Kuemper 's car was found abandoned several hours 
later in a snowdrift near Collinsville , 85 miles south of Springfield, and far from the 
river. John Stuper, state police major, obtained a murder warrant for Mrs. Kuemper after 
police found the car. 

The couple's 22 month old daughter lives with her parents. Dr. and Mrs. G. W. Osborne. 
Sgt. Kuemper attended St. Francis Academy in Hankinson and joined the Army Air Force branch 
of the service. He had been an ROTC instructor for several months at the Illinois Univ. 
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kuemper; sisters, Mrs. Arnold Schnell, Hank- 
inson and Mrs. Lucille Thurman, Richland, WA. ; two brothers, Elmer of Minneapolis and Ver- 
non of Fergus Falls, MN. Another brother, Bernard, was killed in a gravel pit accident 
about two or three years ago. 

The Hankinson American Legion Post will furnish the honor guard for the last rites 
Friday. Pallbearers will be William Coppin, Wilbur Gavel, Jerome Mauer, William Camp- 
bell, Jr., George Krump and Gregory Bauer, Jr. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home in Hankinson had charge of arrangements. 

********** March 17, 1960 

CAROL GAUKLER RITES HELD MONDAY 

Funeral services were held on Monday morning at 9:30 AM., from St. Philip's Church 
for Carol Jean Gaukler, 18, who passed away Friday at the St. Gerard's Hospital, Rev. 
Studinski saying the Funeral Mass. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Carol Jean Gaukler was born March lAth, 1942, at Sisseton, SD. , daughter of Albert 
and Ann Gaukler. She lived with her parents on a farm near Lidgerwood later moving with 
them to Hankinson. She attended public school and the St. Francis Academy until her health 
failed and she was at home the past year. She was afflicted with a heart ailment. 

She is survived by her parents, 2 sisters, Mrs. (Victoria) Jerome Differding, Breck- 
enridge and Mary Pat at home. 

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Pallbearers were: Geo. Gaukler, Joseph Gettel, Eugene Schiller, Donald Prehal, 
Richard Jaeger, Everett Budge, Jr. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** March 17, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS.... Mrs. John Snyder and her sister, Mrs. Herman Laske motored to Belle 
Plain, MN., Monday to attend the funeral of their uncle Mr. John Lubin, on Tuesday. 

********** March 17, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pankow and family and Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Pankow, Jr., drove to 
Alemeda, CA. , Sunday, I-Iarch 6th, to attend the funeral of Mrs, Herman Pankox^'s father, 
Art Galhaus. Mr. Galhaus died suddenly on March 5th. 

********** March 17, 1960 

MAKTADOR NEWS:... Fred Mauch, Florence, Jack and Nick Radovitch of Mooreton, motored 
to Pipestone, MN. , on Friday to attend the funeral services for the late Mrs. I-Iauch's 
older brother, Mr. John Kohn. 

********** March 17, 1960 

STACK FUNERAL HELD IN CITIES 
" Miss Myrtle A. Stack was born Feb. 14th, 1900 in Belford Twsp. to Albert C. Stack 
and Augusta A. Stack, nee Bladow. She was baptized at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bel- 
ford Township by the Rev. Hilgendorf. She was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 
Hankinson, by the Rev. J. P. Klausler. 

Miss Stack attended the public school at Hankinson but due to her chronic condition 
she remained at home with her parents. After her mother's death, she moved to Minneapolis 
to reside with her sister, Mrs. Elsie Worner. She was admitted to the Univ. Hospital on 
Sept. 9th, 1959, and passed away on Friday, March 18th, at 4:30 PM. 

The funeral service was conducted at Trinity First Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, by 
the Rev. C. H. Pauling. Interment was at Lakewood Cemetery there. Pallbearers were nep- 
hews and grand-nephews, Iram Worner, Charles Liedman, Robert Mix, Edward Roehl, Thomas 
Tucker and Daniel Roehl. 

She is survived by her brother, Edwin Gaedcke and two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Worner and 
Mrs. George Koppelman, one nephew and seven nieces. 

********** March 24, 1960 

LAST RITES FOR CHAS . KUNZ HELD 

Funeral Mass was recited on Saturday morning for Charles Kunz, 72, from St. Philip's 
Church in Hankinson, Rev. Fr . Studzinski officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Charles Kunz was born in Austria, came to America in 1908, married to Catherine Wolf, 
farmed at Kerriuch, MN. Mrs. Kunz passed away seven years ago. He returned and lived at 
Sandstone, I'lN. He is survived by a daughter, Rose of St. Paul, MN., 2 brothers, Mike and 
Anton of Cakes and 2 sisters, Katherine (Mrs. Seliska) of Chicago, IL., and Mrs. Clara 
Mittag of Hankinson. 

Pallbearers were Carl Wolfe, Frank Bommersbach, Nick Benroth, Mike Scheller and John 
M. Scheller. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

********** March 24, 1960 

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HERMAN MITTAG 

Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Evangelical 
United Brethren Church in Wahpeton for Herman C. Mittag, 7A, who died March 12th, at Ash- 
land, OR. He had been in failing health for some time. Rev. Walter Elmer officiated. 

Herman Mittag was born on Dec. 19th, 1885, at Hankinson, the son of Carl and Cather- 
ine Mittag. He grew to manhood on his parents farm near Hankinson, attending school in 
the community. For several years he was a grain buyer at Goodrich, ND. Prior to 1913 
he started farming near Great Bend, ND. He retired in 1941 and went to Azusa, CA. When 
his health began to fail, he came back to this area but returned to the West Coast. 

********** March 24, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS ... .Relatives here received word Sunday morning from Wheaton that 
Mr. Arthur Worner passed away suddenly Saturday evening while watching TV. Funeral 
services will be at Wheaton Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran Church. 

********** March 24, 1960 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 
■ Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jordahl left Monday morning for Aberdeen, SD., where Mr. Jordahl 
will be accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Warren Mayer for Spokane, WA. , leaving Monday 
evening. They will attend the funeral of Mr. Jordahl's niece, Mrs. Arvin Kuhlman, 40, 
who died unexpectedly Sunday morning, March 20th. Mrs. Jordahl will remain in Aberdeen to 
assist with the care of her grandchildren while their mother is gone to Spokane. 

********** March 24, 1960 

ATTENDED FUNERAL 
John Barner attended the funeral of C. A. Williams which was held Tuesday afternoon 
at Fargo. Mr. Williams was a former resident of Fairmount. 

********** March 24, 1960 

FATHER of LOCAL LADY DIES at WAHPETON 
Gustav Kuchynka, 83, long time resident of Lidgerwood, died Friday at the Wahpeton 
Rehabilitation Center. The funeral was held Monday in Walby Chapel, the Rev. G. Summer 
William officiating. 

Mr. Kuchynka was born Aug. 28th, 1876 in Czechoslovakia and came to the United States 
to Chicago with his mother at the age of 14. He married Emma Wacha at Wahpeton on Sept. 
30th, 1901. They resided at Alexandria and Ogema, MN . , before moving to Lidgerwood in 1912. 
Mrs. Kuchynka died in 1954. 

Surviving are seven daughters: Mrs. E. C. (Rose) Wall, Mrs. Richard (Alice) Gereszek 
and Mrs. Norman (Helen) Wendt, all of Lidgerwood: Mrs. Gordon (Lillian) Dibber t Hankinson: 
Mrs. Clark (Emma) Bisson, Winger, MN. ; Mrs. Clarence (Marie) Campbell, Ortonville, MN., 
and Mrs. Wallace (Tillie) Haugland, Los Angeles, CA. ; three sons, James of Sherman Oakes, CA. 
Edward of Bejou, MN., and Arnold of Big Sandy, MT., 42 grandchildren and 27 great-grand- 
children. ********** March 31, 1960 

WORD RECEIVED of KAHN DEATH in CHICAGO 

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Anna Kahn received the sad news Wednesday afternoon that her brother, Oscar Kahn of 
Chicago died suddenly at his home. 

He is survived by his wife, and mother, Mrs. flartha Kahn; a sister, Anna of Hankinson 
and other brothers and sisters. 

********** March 31, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Wm. Rosenkranz and Rodney Rosenkranz attended the funeral of 
Mrs. Alice Anderson of New Effington on Monday afternoon. 

********** March 31, 1960 

LEONARD (BUD) HOLST DIES at NEW TOWN 
Mr. and Mrs. Durk Cressey and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Augdahl of Milnor went to New Town, 
Wednesday, to attend the funeral of the ladies brother, Leonard (Bud) Hoist. Mr. Hoist 
passed away of a heart attack at a Minot hospital on Sunday. The funeral was held Thurs- 
day afternoon. ********** April 7, 1960 

C. W. MILLER DIED 
C. W. Miller of Tyler, ND., entered St. John's Hospital at Fargo, last week and under- 
went major surgery on Friday. He died Saturday, April 2nd, 1960 

He is survived by his wife and three children, a daughter, Marlys (Mrs. Floyd Haus- 
child) and two sons, Darrel and Larry. 

A more complete obituary will be published later. 

********** April 7, 1960 

OTTO JAHNKE BURIED MONDAY 
Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 1:30 PM from the Wipperman Chapel 
for Otto Jahnke, pioneer resident of Hankinson. 

Mr. Jahnke suffered a stroke and passed away at St. Gerard's Hospital Friday after- 
noon, April 8th. Rev. Otto Truog officiated and burial was in Hillside Cemetery. 

He was born in Berlin, Germany on April 16th, 1879 and came to this country at an 
early age. Mr. Jahnke was never married and is survived by his brother, Carl of Hankinson, 
a sister-in-law, Mrs. Marie Jahnke, a brother-in-law, Robert Bladow, also nieces and nephews. 

Those from out-of-town attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dolezal of 
Lidgerwood; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weibusch of Tyler and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bladow of Rutland. 

********** April 14, 1960 

WITT INFANT DIES HERE SUNDAY 
Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at the Wipperman Funeral Home for 
Dale Lee Witt, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Witt. He passed away Sunday evening at 
the St. Gerard's Hospital. Rev. W. H. Cordts officiated. Interment was at St. John's 
Lutheran Cemetery in Belford Township 

He was born April 3rd, 1960. Surviving are his parents, two sisters. Melody and 
Sheree, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Witt and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Medenwaldt. 

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JOHNSON FUNERAL SET FOR SATURDAY 

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 PM in the Methodist Church for John 
Johnson of Fairmount. Rev. P. A. Gisvold will officiate. 

Mr. Johnson died at his home in Fairmount Tuesday, April 12th. Burial will be at 
Graceland Cemetery in White Rock. 

Mr. Johnson's wife became critically ill the day he passed away and was taken by amb- 
ulance to St. Francis Hospital where she remains a patient. 

********** April 14, 1960 

LEONARD HOLST 

Funeral services for Leonard 0. Hoist, 57, a native of Hankinson and a former rural 
mail carrier at Van Hook and New Town, were held at New Town last Thursday. He passed 
away April 3rd. Burial was at Minot. 

Mr. Hoist, born April 29th, 1902, in Roberts County, SD., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. 
John Hoist. He lived at Hankinson for a time and in 1926 was employed as a rural mail 
carrier out of Van Hook and later out of New Town. 

He and Ethel Johnson were married at Van Hook on June 3rd, 1929. They lived there 
until moving to New Town in 1953. 

A veteran of the U. S. Navy, Mr. Hoist served from 1919 to 1922, and from July to 
December in 1943. He was a member of the American Legion Post at New Town and the North 
Dakota Rural Carriers' Assn. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church. 

In addition to his wife, two daughers and three grandchildren, he is survived by three 
brothers, John and Dennis of Long Beach, CA. , and Elmer of Faribault, MN.; six sisters, 
Mrs. Al Lubenow of Northwood, Mrs. Magne Mickelson of Valley City, Mrs. Phil Augdahl of 
Milnor, Mrs. Maurice Allen of Fergus Falls, MN., Mrs. Durk Cressey of Hankinson and Mrs. 
Leo Rector of Colorado Springs, CO. His parents and a brother preceded him in death. 

********** April 14, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Many relatives from here attended the funeral of Mr. Rudolph 
Ziegelmann, who passed away Saturday, April 2nd, at a Alexandria Hospital, of a stroke. 
Services were held at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church at Leaf Valley, MN. , with Pastor H. 
L. Sprengler officiating. Rudolph was born in Brandenburg Twsp . , April 17th, 1899 and 
later moved, with his parents, to Garfield, MN. 

Those attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Ziegelmann, Mr. and Mrs. August 
Ziegelmann, Raymond Ziegelmann, Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Bohn, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krueger, Mr. 
Ewald Hingst, Elfrienda Hingst, Muehler brothers, Mrs. Mary Sander, Clemens Buck, August 
Medenwaldt, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Schulz, Mrs. Frank Martin of Fergus Falls, I-lr . and Mrs. 
Fred Passenheim of Huron, SD. ; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Muehler, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pratt of 
Bertha MN. ^^^^^^^^t** April 14, 1960 

C. W. MILLER, TYLER FARMER, DIES IN FARGO 

C. W. "Court" Miller, 56, prominent Summit Township farmer, who was an active leader 
in REA and other farm organizations for many years, died at 5 PM Saturday, April 2nd, in 
a Fargo hospital following surgery for a brain tumor. Hr . Miller never regained consc- 

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iousness after the surgery which was performed Friday afternoon. 

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 6th, at 1 PM in St. John's Lutheran 
Church, rural Tyler, where he had taught Sunday School for many years. Rev. Richard 
Teuscher, Great Bend, officiated and interment was in the church cemetery. 

Schmitt-Poulton Funeral Home of Wahpeton was in charge. Visitation was Tuesday after- 
noon and evening and Wednesday morning at the Chapel. 

Pallbearers were Harris, Clinton, Milton and Clarence Miller, Walter Stibbe and Frank 
Lenzmeier. Honorary pallbearers were: Frank Belinsky, Patrick Milloy, Frank Rehm, Arthur 
Schneider, Glen Swanson and Burt Burvee. 

Courtland W. Miller was born Feb. 12th, 190A, at St. Paul, MN., the son of the late 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Miller. He was baptized in the Lutheran faith there and as a boy 
came with his parents to Fairmount where his parents farmed. He attended local schools 
and was confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Bend by Rev. F. Hinck. 

He and Laura Meyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Meyer were united in marriage on 
June 16th, 1926 in St. John's Lutheran Church at Tyler with Rev. W. E. Rohe performing 
the ceremony. The Millers farmed in Summit Township west of Tyler. 

Mr. Miller was particularly well known for his leadership in the REA, serving as a 
member of the state executive REA committee and representing the state as director in the 
Wisconsin Electric Co-op at Madison, WI . 

He played a prominent role in the RSR Electric Co-op at Milnor, serving as chairman 
of the board of directors for 15 years until declining the position two years ago because 
of failing health. Mr. Miller was director of the South Richland Soil Conservation Dist- 
rict and served as one of the first state presidents of Soil Conservation Districts. 

He was a member of the board of directors of the Richland County Oil Co., here for 
many years and was serving as secretary of the group at the time of his death. He served 
as supervisor of the Summit Twsp. board and was active in many other public activities. 

He was a devoted member of St. John's Lutheran Church and was superintendent of the 
Sunday School, vice-chairman of the church council and assisted in many other ways. 

Surviving are his wife, Laura, two sons, Darrel of Tyler and Larry at home; a daughter 
Mrs. Floyd (Marlys) Hauschild, Summit Township, four brothers, Harris at Oakes, Clinton 
at Lewiston, ID., Milton and Clarence of Wahpeton; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Stibbe of 
Galesburg, ND., and F. S. Lenzmeier of Wahpeton; seven grandchildren and many other dis- 
tant relatives. ^^^^^^^^^^ .-nw ,n,in 

********** April 14, 1950 

RESIDENT 30 YEARS DIES at FARGO 

The funeral of Samuel Dering, 72, of Hankinson was held in the Fargo Veterans Hosp- 
ital Chapel. Burial was in Fort Snelling National Cemetery. 

Mr. Dering died Monday. A Veteran of World War I, he was born in Russia, April 13th, 
1888, and entered service at Mandan, ND., serving 21 months. He had resided at Hankinson 
more than 30 years. 

He married Frances Rennie in 1919. She died in 1936 and on Feb. 1st, 1955, he married 
Blanche Wollan. He was a graduate of NDAC . 

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He leaves Mrs. Bering, seven sons and two daughters, Everett of Napa, CA. ; Stuart of 
Campbell, MN.; James of Lebanon, OR.; William of Oxnard, CA. ; Robert of Berwick, LA.; 
Samuel, Jr., of Cottonwood, MN.; Frank of Sacramento, CA., Mrs. Clifford (Gertrude) Krause 
Hankinson and Mrs. Raymond (Elaine) McKittrick, Sioux Falls, SD. 

********** April 21, 1960 

ANNA JOHNSON of FAIRMOUNT DIES 
Anna Johnson, of Fairmount, passed away Thursday morning, April 21st, at the Wahpeton 
Nursing Home. 

Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Sena Johnson of Fairmount. Funeral arrangements are not 
completed. Vertin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

********** April 21, 1960 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Henry Steffens left Friday evening for Lockwood, Sask, Canada, where he will attend 
the funeral of his brother-in-law, Elmer Plagemann, which was held on Tuesday. 

********** April 21, 1960 

LAST RITES HELD FOR JOHN S. JOHNSON 
Funeral services for John S. Johnson, 77, who died Tuesday, April 12th, at his home, 
were held April 16th at 2 PM at the Methodist Church at Fairmount, with the Rev. P. A. 
Gisvold of Wahpeton officiating. Interment was in the Graceland Cemetery at White Rock. 
Vertin Funeral Home at Wahpeton was in charge of arrangements. Visitation v/as held at 
the Chapel on Friday afternoon and evening and on Saturday morning until 11 AM. 

Mr. Johnson was born August 11th, 1882, in Denmark, coming to Iowa as a young man. 
He worked there as a blacksmith and married Mary Jensen in about 1905. Four children 
were born to this marriage, one a daughter, Luella, died when two years old. 

After his wife's death he married Christina Yngue and the couple came to Fairmount 
in 1941 where they have been residing since. Mr. Johnson was a member of the United 
Lutheran Church of Fairmount. 

Surviving, besides his wife are three sons, Emery of Brayton, lA. ; William of Little 
Falls, NY.; and Robert of Atlantic, lA.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Carl Dahlman of Minneapolis; 
seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

********** April 21, 1960 

FORMER FAIRMOUNT RESIDENT DIED 
Walter Geiser of Graceville, MN., and former resident of Fairmount for many years, 
died Wednesday, April 13th, Funeral services were held Monday morning, April 18th, at 
Graceville. Mr. Geiser was agent of the Milwaukee Depot at Fairmount for many years. 

Those from Fairmount attending the funeral were Nick Schmit and grandson, James Ber- 
nard and Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Awe. 

A more complete obituary will be published later. 

********** April 21, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lysne, Mr. Jake Meyer and Mrs. Donald Sikorski 

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were Thursday evening callers recently at the Jos. Vertin Funeral Home to pay their 
respects to the late William Leach. 

********** APril 21, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS:... Mrs. Lowell Caulkins attended graveside services for Mr. Steve Hender- 
son, Thursday afternoon. He had passed away in Arizona and was returned to White Rock 
for burial ********** April 28. 1960 

FUNERAL HELD SUNDAY for ANNA JENSEN, 91 

Anna Jensen was born in Denmark, April 9th, 1869, the daughter of Nicolene and Christ- 
ian Anderson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. In 1890 she came to 
the United States to Fairmount. On Nov. 9th, 1898, she was united in marriage to Morris 
Jensen. They lived on their farm east of Fairmount until 1913 when they retired and moved 
to Fairmount. Mr. Jensen passed away in 1935 and then she continued to live in Fairmount 
for 7 years when her health began to fail. She lived with her sister, Mrs. Sena Johnson 
in rural Fairmount for 12 years when she was taken to the Wahpeton Nursing Home. She 
passed away April 21st, 1960, at the age of 91 years. 

She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Sena Johnson, Fairmount, a brother, Anders Ander- 
son in Denmark, also several nieces and nephews. Two children preceded her in death, in 
infancy. 

Funeral services were held at 2 PM Sunday, April 24th, in the First English Lutheran 
Church in Fairmount and the interment in the family lot in the Fairmount Cemetery. Rev. 
Lambert Dierks of Barney officiated. 

Mrs. Merril Griggs sang two solos, "Asleep in Jesus" and "Heaven Is My Home." Miss 
Kay Schouweiler was organist. Honorary pallbearers were: Harley Swanson, Harvey Leathart 
Ben Engebretson, Roy Branson, Charles Templeton and Hans Astrup. Active pallbearers were: 
Raymond Anderson, Victor Anderson, Reuben Johnson, Magnus Anderson, Severt Johnson and 
Elmer Johnson. Vertin Funeral Home, Wahpeton, had charge of arrangements. 

Relatives attending from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Anderson of Jamestown, 
ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith and ReNoelle of Hillsboro, ND.; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Johnson of 
White Bear Lake, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson of Milnor; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gilles 
of Breckenridge; and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Swanson of Fargo. 

********** April 28, 1960 

WURL RITES TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Henry (Annie) Wurl, 63, will be held Sunday, May 8th, at 
1:30 PM from the Wipperman Funeral Home and 2 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hankin- 
son. Rev. Otto Truog officiating. Interment will be in the Immaneul Lutheran Cemetery. 

Mrs. Wurl passed away Tuesday evening. May 3rd, at the St. Francis Hospital where 
she had been a patient two weeks. 

Annie Bertha Bladow was born July 25th, 1896, daughter of Geo. and Augusta Bladow. 
She lived with her parents in Greendale Township, attending the rural school there. 

She was married to Henry Wurl, Oct. 14th, 1917, at Hankinson. They lived on a farm 
in Greendale Township, later moving to a farm in Brandenburg Township. They retired from 

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farming and moved to Wahpeton, residing there four years. They moved back to Hankinson, 
where she has since resided. Mrs. Wurl was afflicted with arthritis for many years. 

She leaves to mourn her sorrowing husband, one son, Ralph of Hankinson, two daughters, 
Arlene, Mrs. Leo B. Scheller and Phylain, Mrs. Ralph Bladow, both of Hankinson. Also 12 
grandchildren, two brothers, Rhiny and Arnold Bladow of Hankinson, two sisters: Mrs. Clyde 
Stout (Rose) of Fremont, OH., and Mrs. Ira Tisch (Dora) of Peaver, SD. 

Pallbearers will be Reuben Bladow, Maurice Bladow, Harry Tisch, Raymond Petrich, Ger- 
hardt Petrich and Lowell Young. 



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May 5, 1960 



Mrs. George Biggs, Mrs. Robert Biggs and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Biggs attended the funeral 
of Sam Jones at Coleman, SD. , on Friday. Mr. Jones was an uncle of the Messrs. Biggs'. 

********** May 5, I960 

FINAL RITES HELD for WALTER A. GEISER 

Final rites were held Monday, April 18th, 1960, for Walter Anthony Geiser, 68, who 
died April 13th at Holy Trinity Hospital at Graceville, MN., were conducted from Holy 
Rosary Church in Graceville, Monday morning with Father Donald J. Eichinger officiating. 

Pallbearers were: Harold Willette, Clarence Schaffer, Lawrence Buller, Henry Strong, 
Howard Hanson and Tony Sutkus . 

Mr. Geiser was born March 25th, 1892, in Chanhassen, MN., to the late Mr. and Mrs. 
Fred Geiser. He began work for the Milwaukee Railroad on March 25th, 1912. On April 
16th, 1914, he was united in marriage to Ella M. Backlund of Hickson at Fargo, ND. At 
that time Mr. Geiser was employed as Agent at Hickson, ND. In 1919 the couple moved to 
Fairmount, where they made their home for many years. To this union three children were 
born, two sons, Floyd and Dale, and a daughter Rose Marie. On Sept. 8th, 1944, Mrs. Gei- 
ser died at Montevideo, MN., where they had gone to visit with relatives when she became 
ill. On Feb. 5th, 1946, he was married to Elevera Schaffer in St. Peter's Catholic Church 
at Graceville, MN. They made their home in Fairmount until 1949 when Mr. Geiser received 
the agency there. He worked oii the railroad there until he suffered a stroke on March 24th, 
1954 and due to illness and disability, he took his pension shortly thereafter. 

Mr. Geiser was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church at Graceville and the 
Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife and children: Floyd, Strausburg, ND., 
Dale, and Rose Marie of St. Paul, t-IN., Mary Margaret, Patricia and Ronald all at home; a 
sister, Rose Boegeman, Chaska, MN., a brother, Clarence at Chanhassen, MN. and six grand- 
children . 

Those from Fairmount attending the funeral were: Nick Schmit, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Meyer, 
Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Awe and Mrs. Clarence Muellenbach and James Bernard. 

********** May 5, 1960 

FORMER PHOTOGRAPHER DIES at FERGUS FALLS 
Olaf Dalseg, a former resident of this community and a long time photographer passed 
away suddenly of a heart attack on Friday evening, while driving his car in Fergus Falls. 
Mr. Dalseg was born in Norway, Dec. 30th, 1899. He had studios in several towns be- 

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fore moving to Fergus Falls. He resided in Hankinson about 12 years. Funeral services 
were held on Tuesday from Zion Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. 

********** May 12, 1960 

PIONEER RESIDENT DIES AT AGE 81 

Funeral services were held this Thursday afternoon, from the Immanuel Lutheran Church 
for Mrs. Frank (Bertha) Medenwaldt, who passed away Monday morning at the St. Francis Hosp- 
ital in Breckenridge, MN. Rev. Otto Truog officiated. Interment was in the Immanuel Luth- 
eran Cemetery at Hankinson. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements. 

Bertha Pankow was born on July 10th, 1878, at Kirchern, WI., the daughter of John and 
Wilhelmina Pankow. In 1890 she came to Belford Township in Richland County. She attended 
the rural school. In 1904 she was married to Frank Medenwaldt. They moved to a farm in 
Greendale Township, where she has since resided. She was a lifelong member of the Luth- 
eran Church. 

Her husband preceded her in death in 1923. Surviving are a daughter, Irma, Mrs. 
Henry Muehler; two sons, Alfred and Theodore Medenwaldt, all of Hankinson; three brothers, 
August and Fred Pankow, Hankinson; Henry Pankow of Anamoose, ND. A sister, Mrs. Gust 
Medenwaldt, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

The pallbearers were: Eldon, Bruno, Woodrow and Edwin Medenwaldt, Clemens Buck and 

Reuben Pankow. ^^^^^^^^^_,^ .. ,„ ,„,„ 

*********** May 12, 1960 

MRS. H. PROCHNOW RITES HELD MONDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Herman Prochnow, were held Monday at 1:30 at the Wipperman 
Funeral Home and at 2 PM at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Belford Township, Rev. Cordts 
officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. 

Mrs. Herman Prochnow, 70, passed away to her eternal rest at home Friday morning. May 
6th, 1960. She had been in failing health for several years with a heart condition. 

Amanda Griepentrog was born July 9th, 1889, daughter of Carl and Emelia Griepentrog, 
at Great Bend, ND. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at the Lutheran 
Church of Great Bend by Pastor Hinck. She attended the rural schools of that same community. 

After the death of her father the family moved to Hankinson. On May 24th, 1908, she 
was united in marriage to Herman Prochnow, of near Hankinson. During the earlier part of 
their marriage they made their home in Greendale Township, later moving to Brandenburg 
Township where she had since made her home. 

She leaves to mourn her sorrowing husband, Herman, three sons, George, Reinhold and 
Herman, Jr., three daughters, Evelyn, Mrs. Rudy Bladow, Dorothy, Mrs. Lorenz Kluge, Mad- 
ella, Mrs. Allen Kutter, also 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Three sisters 
survive; Mrs. Ora Gollnick, Mrs. Martha Tiegs and Mrs. Herman (Tillie) Brummond. 

Pallbearers: grandsons of the deceased, LeRoy, Darryl, and Gary Lee Prochnow, Herman 
Bladow, LaMoyne Prochnow, and grandson- in-law, Floyd Kackman. 

********** May 12, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS:... On Wednesday, Lawrence Krause received the news of the death of his 

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sister, Mrs. Don Williams of Great Falls, MX. She was the former Minnie Krause and was 
buried in Great Falls on Friday. 

********** May 12, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Bohn attended the funeral of Mrs. Meta Ehlers 
at Wheaton Thursday afternoon, then motored to Garfield, MN., and were overnite guests with 
the former's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ziegelmann. 

********** May 19, I960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mrs. Malvin Bohn got a call from Valley City that her father, 
William Grager passed away, of a heart attack. The funeral will be held Thursday, May 
I9th, at Valley City. ^^^^^^^^^^ May 19, 1960 

WILM FUNERAL HELD WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Wilm, were held Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Philips 
Church, Father Smalley saying the funeral Mass. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mrs. Elizabeth Marks was born on Feb. 15th, 1889 in Austria and came to the United 
States with her father, brothers and sisters in 1909. On Feb. 7th, 1910 she was united 
in marriage to Fred Wilm and they resided on a farm south of Hankinson. Her husband 
preceded her in death in 1926. She later moved to Hankinson to make her home, and since 
the death of Clara Green she stayed with the Falk children. 

Surviving are three sons and two daughters, John Wilm, and (Priscilla) Mrs. Harry 
Medenwald of rural Hankinson, (Matilda) Mrs. George Ellis of Stillwater, MN., Ralph and 
Melvin Wilm of St. Paul, MN. All were at her bedside at time of death. Also 23 grand- 
children, 4 great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters survive. 

Pallbearers were: Mike Scheller, Frank Bommersbach, Mike and Joe Birnbaum, Math and 
Joe Schiltz. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arrangements. 

********** May 26, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mr. William Grager, 75, died Saturday, May 14th, of a heart attack 
at Valley City. The funeral was Wednesday afternoon in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pastor 
Martin Peitz officiating. He was born in Germany, Nov. 19th, 1884. Mr. Grager migrated 
to Dumont, MN. , in 1891 and in 1905 he moved to a farm near Bordulac, ND. He was married 
to Minnie Koppelmann of Great Bend, Nov. 24th, 1912. They farmed in Bordulac and Leal 
until 1949, when they retired and moved to Valley City. 

Besides his wife he leaves to mourn three sons and five daughters; Willard of Kindred, 
ND., Alfred of Enumclaw, WA. , William, Jr., of Kirkland, WA. ; Mrs. Malvin (Esther) Bohn 
of Great Bend, Mrs. Joseph (Evelyn) Cota, St. Paul, Mrs. Virgil (Myrtle) Kleve and Mrs. 
Donald (Inez) Bubolty of Minneapolis, Mrs. Richard (Grace) Garber, Anchorage, AK. A foster 
son, Eric Groskreutz, two brothers and three sisters, Carl of Bordulac, Avolt of Carrington, 
Mrs. Albert Schroeder, Carrington, Mrs. William Schroeder of Kensal, Mrs. William Kienitz 
of Valley City, 24 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. 

Those attending the funeral from this area were: Mr. and Mrs. Malvin Bohn and family, 
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bohn, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bohn, Mrs. Martha Bohn, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred 

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Koppelmann, Mr. and Mrs. Ted and Carl Koppelmann, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Krause, Mr. and Mrs. 
Herb Johnson and many other relatives. 

********** May 26, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Max Krump left Tuesday morning for LeMars, lA. , to attend a funeral of 

Mrs. Kump's relatives. ^^^^^^^^. . 

********** May 26, 1960 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JAEGER HELD 

Funeral services for Martin Jaeger, 74, of Hankinson, were held this Thursday at 9 AM 
from the St. Philip's Church, Rev. Father Pere celebrating the funeral mass. Interment 
was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mr. Jaeger passed away on Monday, May 30th, at the St. Gerard Hospital after a short 
illness. He was born in Austria, Sept. 7th, 1885 to Mr. and Mrs. John Jaeger. He came 
to America in 1905 and was married to Anna Fischer in the St. Philip's Church in 1907. 
He has been a member of the church and was a member of the Forester Lodge. He worked for 
the Soo Line Railroad for many years, retiring nine years ago. 

Surviving are his wife, Anna, four daughters, Mrs. F. C. Conley, Margaret; Mrs. R. G. 
Redden, Eva; Mrs. C. E. Orrid, Francis; Mrs. Wm. Savoren, Cecelia, all of Minneapolis; 
two sons, Nick J. Jaeger of Hankinson and Jacob J. Jaeger of Minneapolis and 18 grandchild- 
ren. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** June 2, 1960 

ATTENDS FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shaw accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bauman to St. Cloud, MN. , on 
Sunday, where the Shaw's remained to attend the funeral of Mrs. Shaw's sister, Mrs. Joe 
Spohn, 67, v;ho died Friday, May 20th, 1960. The funeral was held Monday morning at Rich- 
mond, MN. Mrs. Spohn was the first one of ten children to die. All of the nine other bro- 
thers and sisters were present for the funeral. 

********** June 2, 1960 

John A. Hentz, Herman and Leo Bagus and Math Reinke, were among the relatives who 
attended the funeral for their cousin, Charles Meyer at Wahpeton Saturday morning. 

********** June 2, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... The community was sorry to hear of Pastor F. Rengstorf's death 
about 4:45 PM Saturday in his home in Chicago. Pastor Rengstorf had charge of the Trinity 
Lutheran congregation for nearly twenty five years here in Great Bend. 

********** June 9, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mrs. Harry Bohn received word Saturday from Kerick, MN., that her 
sister-in-law passed away that morning. Mrs. Norman Hoffmann's funeral was held Tuesday 
at Kerick. ^^^^^^^^^^ j^^^^^ g^ j^g^Q 

LAMARS NEWS:... Dennis Brovald, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Birchem, was killed 
in a mining accident at Lead, SD., Thursday, June 2nd. 

********** June 9, 1960 

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ATTENDS FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. Waif red Larson, Fairmount, attended the funeral of her father, Fred 
Yonker, 72, Moorhead, who died Thursday, June 9th, 1960, in an ambulance enroute to the 

hospital. 

Mr. Yonker had been under medical treatment for some time. Death was ascribed to a 
heart ailment. The funeral service was held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 11th, 
1950 at Our Savior Lutheran Church at Moorhead with Rev. L. M. Larsen officiating. Burial 
was in the Riverside Cemetery at Moorhead. 

Mr. Yonker was born at Fairmount, MN., May 3rd, 1888 and came with his parents at the 
age of 11 to Moorhead. He was married to Jennie Pederson on Dec. 18th, 1907. They farmed 
east of Moorhead until 194.3 when they retired and moved into town. 

He is survived by his wife, one son. Jack of Fargo and five daughters; Mrs. John 
(Florence) Coryell, Mrs. Ralph (Grace) Shamp, both of Fargo, Mrs. Ray (Edna) Safgren of 
Moorhead, Mrs. W. L. (Olive) Larson, Fairmount and Mrs. Raymond (Genevieve) Mac Donald 
of Minneapolis; three sisters, 16 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. 

********** June 16, 1960 

SERVICES HELD for R. W. NELSON 

Funeral services for Rudolph W. Nelson, 74, who was found dead at his farm home Sun- 
day, were held Wednesday afternoon from Vertin's, Schmitt and Poulton Funeral Home. Rev. 
B. B. Curtis officiated, with Mrs. M. F. Poulton soloist and Mrs. Fred Brown organist. 
Interment was in Fairview Cemetery beside his parents. 

Rudolph W. Nelson was born Nov. 1st, 1885, in Summit Township, the son of the late 
Senator and Mrs. Edward M. Nelson, pioneer residents of this area. Mr. Nelson lived his 
entire life in Summit Township and farmed the land which his father homesteaded. He never 
married and was known as an industrious man and good neighbor. He was a member of the 
Baptist Church of Fairmount. 

He is survived by four brothers and two sisters: Ralph Nelson of Salem, OR., Edward 
Nelson of Fairmount, Roland Nelson of Mohall, ND. ; Albert Nelson of Rock Springs, WY . ; 
Mrs. Donald (Sarah) Wilbur of Portland, OR., Mrs. Clayton (Ethel) Hasty of Wahpeton and 
several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Wallace and Robert and a sister 
Amy. Pallbearers were Elroy Langenwalter, Ralph Reubish, Henry Schmitt, George Ruddy, 
Donald Pausch and Donald Miller. 

********** June 23, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :... .Mrs . Charles Tracy, Mrs. Art Spear and Mrs. Dick Kurtz attended 
the funeral of Mrs. Bessie Engle in Wahpet.on Thursday. Mrs. Tracy and Mrs. Engle lived 
as neighbors in their youth, at Foley, MN. 

********** June 23, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mr. Ralph Hentges got a telephone call Monday morning that his 
grandfather had passed away at Detroit Lakes. Mr. Hentges left Tuesday and attended the 
funeral on Wednesday. ********** June 30, 1960 

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MRS. WM. BLADOW FUNERAL HELD 

Funeral services for Mrs. William Bladow were held on Wednesday from the Immanuel 
Lutheran Church with Rev. Otto Truog officiating. Burial was in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

Mrs. Bladow was taken ill late Saturday evening and was rushed to St. Gerard's Hosp- 
ital by ambulance. She passed away a short time later from a heart ailment. 

Ella Medenwaldt was born March 20, 1891, in Hankinson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
A. W. Medenwaldt. She attended public school and was married to William Bladow. The cou- 
ple retired in 1942 from farming and moved to Hankinson where they have since resided. 

She is survived by her husband and daughter, Louise (Mrs. Albert Franz of Hankinson) 
Lila, (Mrs. Charles Hrdlicka of Lidgerwood) and four sons, Ewald, of New Effington, Elmer 
of Seattle, WA. , Roy of Hankinson, and Orville of Battle Lake, MN. A son, Willis preceded 
her in death in 1954. 

The pallbearers were: James Bladow, Emmanuel Franz, Alvin Medenwaldt, Norman Mediin- 
waldt and Edward Kuehl. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

She is also survived by sisters, Mrs. Seima Bommersbach, Mrs. Alfred Bohn of Wahpeton, 
Mrs. Nick Ehr , Waterloo, lA. , Mrs. Martin Sherman, Los Angeles, CA. , and brothers, Ewald 
Medenwaldt of New Effington, SD., Arthur of Hankinson and Richard of Lidgerwood. 

********** July 7, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Anderson attended funeral services for Otto Umland at Campbell last 
Wednesday. ********** july 7^ iggQ 

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD for MEYER INFANT 
Graveside services for Richard Arven Meyer, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arven Meyer 

of Great Bend will be held Wednesday at 9 AM, CST, at the EUB Cemetery at Great Bend. 

Richard was born July 8th, 1960, and died the following day. 

Rev. Peter Ackerman will officiate at the service. The Vertin-Schmitt and Poulton 

Funeral Home of Wahpeton is in charge of arrangements. 

Surviving besides his parents are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hoeft of Great 

Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Herb Meyer of Breckenridge. Also surviving are Herman Dieke of Great 

Bend, a great-grandparent and Mrs. Amanda Hingst of Breckenridge, also a great-grandparent. 

********** July 14, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS:... Mrs. Rodney Rosenkranz and Mrs. Charles Hardie attended the funeral 
of a friend, Mrs. Roland Hess, at Taylor Church near Tenney, Monday afternoon. 

********** July 14, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS:... The Rev. Stanford Cedric Taylor passed away at his home in Canby, MN., 
on June 28th, 1960, at the age of 73 years, 9 months and 5 days. He had been in failing 
health the past two years. 

Mr. Taylor was born Sfept. 23rd, 1886, in this community the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel 
Taylor. He attended the local schools and also attended Taylor Universtiy at Upland, IN. 
On June 28th, 1910, he was united in marriage to Ada Wagner at Peru, IN. Three children 

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were born to this union. One daughter and one son passed away in infancy. His wife pre- 
ceded him in death in Dec. 1950. 

Mr. Taylor taught school in LaMars Twsp. and also farmed there for a time. He served 
as pastor in the Methodist and Nazarene churches doing evangelistic and pastoral work in 
the middle west. He was ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene, holding past- 
oriates in Fargo and in Bismarck and also in the state of Maine. He was District Super- 
intendant for the States of Minnesota and North and South Dakota for a period of eleven 
years . 

On Nov. 25th, 1952, he was united in marriage to Ethel Katherine Ernst at Oshkosh, 
WI . He is survived by his wife and one son, John, who resides in California. He is also 
survived by two grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends. 

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 30th, at the Church of the Nazarene at Alb- 
erta, MN. The Rev. Roy F. Stevens, Dist. Superintendent of Minnesota, officiating. Rev. 
and Mrs. J. Phillip Johnson sang "The Lights of Home" and "He Will Understand and Say 
Well Done," accompanied by Mrs. Reno Mittlestadt. Pallbearers were: Rev. Everett Cole; 
Rev. Laten Teare; Rev. T. H. Ova; Rev. D. J. McGalvra; Rev. John A. James; and Rev. H. T. 
Nyhus. Interment will be in Inglewood Memorial Cemetery, Inglewood, CA. , on Tuesday, 
July 5th. 

Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Chapman and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Snyder, Sr., of this community and Mr. 
and Mrs. Porter Snyder of Wahpeton, also many friends from Rosholt attended the funeral. 

********** July 14, 1960 

Mrs. Wm. Reiman, Jr., was called to B?nson, MN., Sunday by the sad news of the death 
of her father, Joseph Laughlin. Mrs. Wm. Reiman, Sr., is staying with her grandchildren 
during their mother's absence. 

********** July 14, 1960 

PASSED AWAY 
Grover Williams, former Fairmount resident, and presently of l^ieaton, passed away 
Saturday, July 15th, at Wheaton. 



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Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Quam and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mahler attended a funeral for 
Mrs. Henry Lang at Valley City, Saturday. Mrs. Lang was a cousin of Mrs. Quam and Mrs. 
t-Iahler. ********** July 21, 1960 

COPPIN SERVICES SET FOR SUNDAY 

Mrs. George (Ellen) Coppin passed away Thursday morning, July 28th at the Rehabilia- 
tion Center at Wahpeton. She had been a patient there the past year. 

Funeral services will be held Sunday from the Wipperman Funeral Home at 2 PM. Bur- 
ial will be at Hillside Cemetery. 

Surviving are a stepson, Elmer Coppin of Washington state, brother, Richard Woolsey 
at Shokapee, MN.; sister-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth Woolsey, of Hankinson; nieces, Mrs. Grace 
Nelson of Onamia , MN. , Mrs. Martin Hatelie of Wahpeton, nephew, George Woolsey, of Los 
Angeles, CA. ********** July 28, 1960 

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PAUL POPP DIES AT ST. FRANCIS 
Funeral services for Paul Popp, 81, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 PM. , at 
the EUB Church at Great Bend. 

Mr. Popp passed away Wednesday afternoon at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge. 

********** July 28, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS Many relatives and friends from here attended the funeral of 

Armond Brand, Saturday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton. Mr. Brand was killed 

in an accident Wednesday evening. 

********** July 28, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS Mrs. Wm. Anderson attended funeral services Monday, in Rosholt, 

for her cousin, John Tedin. ^.j.^^^^^^^ ^ 

********** July 28, 1960 

LA MARS NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Field are planning to attend the funeral of a 

niece. Miss Susan Runyan, on Tuesday. Miss Runyan was killed in a car accident near Roch- 
^^^^^- ********** July 28, 1960 

BAKER FUNERAL SET AT BRECKENRIDGE 
John Baker, 48, of Breckenridge, passed away in a Minneapolis hospital, Wednesday 
afternoon, August 3rd. Mr. Baker had been ill for several months. He was born Aug. 3rd, 
1912. 

Surviving relatives include brothers; Joe (Shorty) of Hankinson, Peter of California, 
Leonard of Denver, and sisters; Mrs. John Bommersbach (Margaret) of California, Mrs. Will- 
iam Timmerman (Lorraine) of California, Mrs. Waller (La Vern) of Tucson, AZ., and Mrs. 
Robert Mc Cready (Betty) of Minneapolis. 

Services will be at the Grace Lutheran Church, Breckenridge, MN., Saturday, Aug. 6th. 

********** August A, 1960 

MOTHER of MRS. WILLERT DIES at JAMESTOWN 
Mrs. Ella Sevareid, 76, mother of Mrs. Ralph Willert, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 
3rd, at Jamestown, ND. She had been in ill health for some time. 
Funeral services will be held at Page. 

********** August A, 1960 

Mrs. Dennis Brummond and daughter Dianne and the former's mother, Mrs. Ed Bopp , all 
of Kennewick, WA. , were the guests at the John Brummond home and they also visited with 
friends and relatives at Wahpeton. They came to attend the funeral of Mrs. Bopp's mother 
Mrs. Snetka, She was 94 years old. Funeral services were at Lidgerwood, July 28th. 

********** August 4, 1960 

GREAT BEND NEWS.... Mrs. Charles Adamson received word Friday that her brother, Albert 
Bohn of Aberdeen, SD. , had a stroke and passed away Friday evening. His funeral was Tues- 
day afternoon at Aberdeen. Saturday morning she got another call that her brother, August 
Bohn of Columbia, SD. , passed away that morning. His funeral was Wednesday, Aug. 3rd, at 
Columbia. ********** August 4, 1960 

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ATTENDS FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Cast and Roger and Mabel Dahlquist of Fairrnount and Mrs. Cast's 
brothers, Mrs. Earl Hanson of Renton, WA. , Richard Hanson of Edmonds, WA., Attended the 
funeral of their brother, Helmer Hanson at the Lutheran Church at Moorhead, MN. , on Tuesday, 
July 26th. He died on July 22nd. 

********** August 4, 1960 

JAEGER DIES at ST. FRANCIS 

Alfred P. Jaeger, 52, prominent v/ell driller of Mooreton, passed away at the St. Fran- 
cis Hospital in Breckenridge , MN. , Thursday. He has been a heart patient since 1952. He 
was a life long resident of the state and lived in Mooreton for the past 18 years. 

Funeral services were held Monday morning by the Rev. Francis Slominski at St. Anth- 
ony's Church in Mooreton. The Wipperman Funeral Home of Hankinson had charge of arrange- 
ments. He was laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery in Hankinson. Pallbearers were Donald 
Hermes, Dennis Breuer, Herbert Smith, Odell Raaen, Walter Ernst and Gerald Baker. 

Alfred Jaeger was born Dec. 21st, 1907, in Hankinson, the son of Mrs. Margaret Jaeger 
and the late John M. Jaeger. He attended grade and high school in Hankinson and also 
attended the Agricultural College, Fargo. 

He and Elfreda Berndt, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gust Berndt of Claire 
City, SD., were united in marriage on Oct. 3rd, 1932 by Rev. T. B. Bierwagen of Britton.SD. 

He was well known as a well water contractor in the Richland County area. He was an 
active member of the National and State Associations of Water Well Drillers. He served as 
a member of the N. Dak. State Water Licensing Commission. He served three terms as presi- 
dent of the North Dakota Well Drillers Association, resigning because of illness in 1952. 

He was a past president of the Mooreton Public School Board and still served as a 
director. Interested in local affairs, he was active in Mooreton Commercial Club, PTA. , 
and was Cub Scout Leader and on the City Board. He served as one of the past Managers of 
the Mooreton Baseball Club. 

Surviving are his wife, Elfrieda, four children: Mrs. Don (Carole) Gehler of Fairrnount, 
MN., Clark, Vicar at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Topeka, KS . , Janice Faye and Jerry Paul, 
his mother, Mrs. Margaret Jaeger, Mooreton, two brothers, Leo of Detroit, MI., and Ted of 
Mooreton, four sisters, Mrs. Joe Lenzen of St. Cloud, MN.; Mrs. George Fennis, of Mooreton, 
Mrs. Grace Baker, DeLamere, ND. , Mrs. Herbert Smith, Minneapolis, MN. , two grandchildren, 
Douglas and Jeffery Gehler of Fairrnount, MN., and many other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, John M. Jaeger, his three brothers, Joe, John 
and Stanley and his sister, Kate. 

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AUGUST W. BOHN 

GREAT BEND NEWS: Services for August W. Bohn, 71, Columbus, SD. , who died Saturday 
morning, July 20th at the St. Lukes Hospital, were held Wednesday at 2 PM. , at St. John's 
Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Fred Nauman officiating. Burial was in the 
church cemetery. He made his home with his son, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bohn of Ordway. 

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He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors in addition to his son Allen, 
include three brothers, Ernest and Alfred of Wahpeton and Robert of Great Bend. Two 
sisters, Mrs. Bertha Beling of Claire City, Mrs. Charles (Emma) Adamson of Great Bend and 
two granddaughters. An infant son, Wallace, preceded him in death. 

********** August 11, 1960 

ALBERT G. BOHN 

GREAT BEND NEWS: Services for Albert G. Bohn, 80, of 922 S. High St., were held 

Tuesday at 2:30 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Aberdeen, SD. , with Rev. Walter J. 
Link officiating. Burial was in Riverside Memorial Park. Cemetery. 

Mr. Bohn died Friday night at St. Luke's Hospital. A brother, August of Columbia, 

died a few hours later, also in in St. Luke's Hospital. Survivors besides his widow, are 

three sons. Rev. Gustav 0. Bohn, Plankinton, Elroy H. Bohn of Lodi, CA. , William 0. Bohn 

of Aberdeen, four daughters: Mrs. Oscar (Sylvia) Baer of Loyalton, Mrs. Loretta Shuff, 

Aberdeen, Mrs. Edward (Genevieve) Weeks, Wadena, MN., and Mrs. Elmer (Virginia) Albrecht 

of Mitchell, SD. 

********** August 11, 1960 

SERVICES HELD FOR G. P. WILLIAMS 

Funeral services for Grover Williams, lifetime Fairmount resident, were held Tues- 
day July 19th, at the Fairmount Methodist Church. Mr. Williams passed away July 16th at 
the Traverse County Nursing Home in Wheaton, MN. 

Grover Pitkin Williams was born Aug. 28th, 1891, the son of Theodore and Emma Williams. 
Mr. Williams was born and raised in Fairmount. He attended school in Fairmount, and at the 
State School of Science in Wahpeton. On Sept. 27th, 1912, he was united in marriage to 
Lillian Parsell. To this union 3 children were born: Eleanor, Mrs. Victor Anderson of Fair- 
mount; Gladys, Mrs. Bruce Eyester of Wheaton and Delwin of San Francisco. Mr. Williams is 
survived also by his wife Lillian, 2 brothers, Wade and Marion Williams, sisters, Florence 
Solomen, Delia McConn and Jessie Crosstreet, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. He 
is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Edna Williams, Bertha Kurtz, Halo Whitting 
and Vera Elison and a brother Claramonte. 

Mr. Williams was a member of the Fairmount Methodist Church, Fairmount Fire Dept and 
Band. Honorary bearers were: Hans Astrup, Ralph Bonine, Roy Branson, James Clarey, Ben- 
jamin Engebretson, Julian Sletting, Harry Gebhart and Harley Swanson. Active bearers werei 
Raymond Anderson, Rex Branson, Wilbur Hurdlebrink, Walfred Larson, Lloyd Lein and Richard 
Willson. Interment was in the Fairmount Cemetery. 

********** August 11, 1960 

MRS. WILLERT's MOTHER DIES 
Mrs. Ella Sevareid, 75, died in a Jamestown, ND. , hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 3rd, 
after a lingering illness. Ella "Ness" Sevareid was bom at Halstad, MN. , on Sept. 1st, 
1884. At the age of 13 she moved with her family to Rollette, ND. On April 16th, 1908, 
she married Mr. Vier J. Sevareid at Mylo, ND. , residing there until 1910 when they moved 
to Luverne, ND. Mr. Savareid died there in 1918. She moved to Page, ND. , in 1927 and 
resided there until 1936 when she moved to Rugby. In 1938 she moved to Grand Forks, ND. , 

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where she resided until 1966. 

Funeral services were held at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Page, on Saturday, Aug. 
6th. Rev. Irving Stangland officiated. Mrs. John Mewes and Mr. Arnold Erickson soloed. 
Miss LeAnn Hennen was organist. Active bearers were Raymond Madsen, John Faught, Garry 
Van Swedinger, Donald Eckert, Wayne Willert and Leonard Ostriem; Honarary bearers were: 
Louis Wold, Albert Johnk, Leo Johnk, Arne Bjorke, Chris Mortensen, William Jordon, Paul 
Jungnitsch, M. E. Kelly, S. M. Breitbach. Interment was in Lund Lutheran Church Cemetery, 
Luverne, ND. 

Survivors are three daughters; Mrs. Ralph (Bernice) Willert of Hankinson, Mrs. Richard 
(Viola) Faught of Browning, MT., Mrs. George (Lucille) Van Sweringen of Rugby, ND. , two 
sons, Erwin of Billings, MT., and Henry of Glasgow, MT. : four sisters: Mrs. Ida Ostriem of 
Page, ND. , lirs . Alice Haagenson of Rolette, ND. , Mrs. Leland (Minnie) Holmly of Nanson, 
ND. , Mrs. Fred B. (Henrietta) Johnson of Fargo. Nine grandchildren and five great-grand- 
children. 

The Lindsey Funeral Home of Page, ND. , was in charge of arrangements. 

********** August 11, 1960 

LADUS MAUER SERVICES HELD 

Ladus M. Mauer, a retired Soo Line railroad employee, passed away at his home Sunday 
August 14th. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at St. Philips Church at Hankinson. 
Father Studzinski celebrating the funeral mass. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Ladus Mauer was born July 2, 1883, in Austria. He came to the United States in 1909. 
On Jan. 25, 1910, he was united in marriage to Christina Gottfried, the daughter of Mrs. 
John Drickes, by Father Studnicka at St. Philips Church, of which they have been lifelong 
members. Mr. Mauer was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. 

He was employed by the Soo Line Railroad at Hankinson for 35 years. He retired in 

1950. 

Surviving are his wife, Christina and nine children: Peter of Waukegan, IL., Joseph, 

Charles and Mrs. Lloyd (Ann) Steckel of Milwaukee, t-lrs. Wilfred (Magdelen) Hagen of Chic- 
ago, Edward of Breckenridge, George of Hankinson, Eugene of Minneapolis and John of Bis- 
marck; also 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 

Pallbearers were: Mike and John M. Scheller, John A. Roth, Carl Wolf, John Jarski and 
Frank Bommersbach, Sr. 

********** August 18, 1960 

FRIDAY INFANT RITES HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON 
Funeral services for Sherri Mae Friday, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 13th, at St. 
Gerard's Hospital, were held Sunday afternoon, Aug. 14th, at the Wipperman Funeral Home. 
Rev. Paul officiated. Interment was in the E & R Cemetery. 

Sherri Mae was born on Aug. 9th, 1960. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Noel Friday and her paternal and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Friday and Mr. 
and Mrs. Kenneth Roth. 

********** August 18, 1960 

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WILLIAM BRESNAHAN FUNERAL HELD 
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, from the St. Philip's Church for William 
Bresnahan of Hankinson, who passed away Saturday evening at his home. Father Studzinski 
officiated. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mr. Bresnahan, a long time resident of the Hankinson vicinity was bom at Dubuque, lA. , 
on July 2Ath, 1872. He came to North Dakota in 1898 and was engaged in farming all of his 
life. In 1916 he was united in marriage to Josephine Mc Morrow. In 19A2 he retired from 
farming and has since resided in Hankinson. 

Surviving are his wife and three daughters: Leona, Mrs. James Fischer of Hankinson; 
Ilene, Mrs. Richard Leimbeck of Austin, M.; Marion, Mrs. Donald Perkins, Denver, CO.; 
three sons, Frank of Tampa, FL. , Gordon and Merton of St. Paul.; a son, Harry preceded 
him in death in August 19th, 1944. He is also survived by a brother, Andrew, at Northfield, 
MN., a sister, Mrs. Catherine Tracy of Cannon Falls, HN., and 26 grandchildren. 

The pallbearers were: Otto and Gust Kuehl, Leo Kuemper, Gilbert Meyer, Max Krump and 
Martin Richied. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

***'=*"'=*** September 1, 1960 

KRETCHl-IAN RITES HELD IN ST. PETER 
Relatives and friends of Mrs. Paul Kretchman received word this week of her death in 
St. Peter, MN. Mrs. Kretchman, 29, passed away Monday, Sept. 5th. She gave birth to a 
daughter on Saturday, Sept. 3rd. Death v;as attributed to complications from child birth. 

She is survived by her husband and infant daughter. Mr. Kretchman is the son of Mr. 
and Mrs. L. 0. Kretchman of Lidgerwood and former residents of this city. Mr. Kretchman 
is a mortician at St. Peter. 

Among relatives from this area attending the funeral at the Lutheran Church in St. 
Peter on Thursday were: his aunts and uncle, Mrs. Anna Hornebar, Mrs. Margaret Hentz and 
Sabina Kretchman and Bud Kretchman. The following couples also attended; Mr. and Mrs. 
Alvin Prochnow, Mrs. Florence Prochnow, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Prochnow of Wahpeton, Mr. and 
Mrs. Willis Prochnow of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Schly and Mr. and Clem Schly of 
Browns Valley. ********** September 8, 1960 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES in CALIFORNIA 
Word was received here that a former Hankinson resident, Mrs. Henry Kersten of Long 
Beach, CA. , passed away Aug. 30th. 

Mrs. Kersten operated a hospital in the Kinney apartment house. Her husband, a rail- 
road man, preceded her in death five years ago. Interment was in Los Angeles, CA. , Sept. 2nd. 

********** September 8, 1960 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mrs. Leo Kutzer, accompanied by her brother, Frank Craynor of New Town, ND. , and sis- 
ter, Mrs. Joe Meyer of Devils Lake, ND., went to Rapid City, SD., on Friday to attend the 

funeral of a brother-in-law. 

********** September 8, 1960 

MRS. C. H. MERGENS PASSES AWAY 
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MRS. C. H. MERGENS PASSES AWAY 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS: Word was received here by Mrs. Dan Linehan that her sister-in-law, 

Mrs. C. H. Mergens, had passed away at St. Paul, MN. Mrs. Mergens was well known in the 

Fairmount area. j.j.j.j.j.4.j.j.j.j. „ , n,^^„ 

********** September 8, 1960 

PROMINENT SCHOOL MAN SUCCUMBS 

Carl W. Jordahl, 54, of Lidgerwood, prominent in teaching and coaching in the state 
until 1954, died in a Fargo hospital Saturday after a short illness. The funeral was held 
Tuesday in Holy Cross Lutheran Church. He retired from teaching in 1954. 

Born in Sioux Falls, SD. , Jan. 29th, 1906, Mr. Jordahl received his elementary educat- 
ion there. He graduated from Fertile, MN., High School and received his Bachelor of Arts 
Degree from Luther College, Decorah, lA. , in 1929, and his Master of Arts Degree in Educat- 
ion from the Univ. of Minnesota. 

Mr. Jordahl was High School teacher and coach of athletics at Upham, ND., then Super- 
intendent of Schools and coach at Wales, Munich, Nome and Amenia, all in North Dakota,, 
before taking the position at Lidgerwood, which he held for ten years. He was a past sec- 
retary of the Wild Rice Conference and manager of the East Dist. I Class B High School 

basketball tournament. ^.^.^.^^^^^.^j. r. , ,r,^^,> 

********** September 15, 1960 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES in SD . 
Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 PM. , for Lawrence Johnson, 45, of New Effing- 
ton at the Firkenstad Lutheran Church, at Hammer, SD. 

Mr. Johnson died Monday morning. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Johnson. 
They were former residents of Hankinson. 

********** September 15, 1960 

AUGUST COLBERG PASSES AWAY 
FAIRMOUNT NEWS :.. .August Colberg, long time Fairmount resident passed away Monday 
afternoon at St. Francis Hospital. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 15th, at 2 PM 
from the Fairmount Methodist Church. 

v: ********* September 15, 1960 

Mike, Joe, Tillie and Clara Birnbaum, Mrs. Augusta Birnbaum, Mrs. James Hentz and 
Mrs. Veronica Birnbaum attended the funeral for Mrs. John P. Kaczymski at Geneseo Wednesday. 

********** September 15, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Mrs. Luverne Gutzmer, Mrs. Ray Wacha and Mrs. Chester Polda attended 
the funeral of Wm. Sherman at Wahpeton on Saturday afternoon. 

********** September 22, 1960 

FORMER FAIRI-IOUNT SUPERINTENDENT DIES 
Dr. W. R. Van Walker, 82, died Thursday, Aug. 18th, 1960, at his home in Aberdeen, SD. 
following a long illness. Services were held Aug. 20th at the Bethleham Lutheran Church 
with Rev. Johan Thorson officiating. Burial was at Milbank, SD. 

Dr. Van Walker was born on Feb. 6th, 1878, at Medford, MN. In 1898 he married Mamie 
Leddy. She died a few years later. He married Ede Kahl in 1908 at Milbank and she also 

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preceded him in death. 

In 1913 Dr. Van Walker received his Bachlor's Degree from Dakota Wesleyan University 
in Mitchell and obtained his Masters Degree from the University of Iowa in 1931. He rec- 
eived an Honorary Degree from Dakota Wesleyan and has done graduate work at Colorado State 
Teachers College and at the Univ. of California. 

He has been Superintendent of Schools at Fairmount, ND, Pierpont, Waubay, Miller Mo- 
bridge and Wessington Springs in South Dakota. He was Personnel Director at Northern State 
Teachers College fron 1927 to 1933. He was Dean at Northern from 1932 to 1939. 

He married Margaret Erdmann in 1942. He was Professor of Mathematics at Northern 
from 1939 to 1953. Dr. Van Walker was a teacher for 5^5 years. 

Survivors in addition to his widow include one son, Willard, Olympia, WA. ; two dau- 
ghters, Mrs. Merritt Johnson, Aberdeen, Mrs. Frank Jorges, Minneapolis; two grandchildren 
and several nieces and nephews. 

********** September 22, 1960 

LAST RITES HELD FOR A. COLBERG 

Funeral services for August Colbert, 91, who passed away Sept. 12th, were held Friday, 
Sept. 15th, from the Fairmount Methodist Church, Rev. Charles Bryan officiating at the 
service. Interment was in the Fairmount Methodist Church Cemetery. 

August Colberg was born on Aug. 24th, 1869, to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Colberg at Red 
Wing, MN. He atended schools at Red Wing and then came to Wahpeton as a Pharmacist. He 
moved to Fairmount in 1893, to work as a Pharmacist for Dr. D. C. Steele. He later opened 
his own business in Fairmount. 

At the time of his recent retirement, he was the oldest practicing pharmacist in ND. 
He is survived by two sisters: Mrs. Hulda Crowe of Minneapolis, and Mrs. F. P. Nelson 
of Fairmount. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister. He 
had never married. 

Pallbearers were Wm. Rosenkranz, Wm. Miller, Harvery Leathart, Ed Kurfirst, Roy Bran- 
son and Earl Waite. ^ * ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ * „ * September 22, 1960 

DENNIS THIELE RITES HELD AT WAHPETON 
The funeral of Dennis Thiele, 28, was held Wednesday in the Wahpeton Evangelical 

United Brethren Church, the Rev. Walter D. Elmer officiating. 

Mr. Thiele died Monday in a Fargo hospital. He had been ill a year. A veteran of 

two years service in the Army in the Korean War, he was born Feb. 1st, 1932 at Great Bend. 

He came to Wahpeton in 1951 and married Joyce Hauge on June 15th, 1952. 

Besides his wife he leaves two sons, David and Donald, his father and step-mother, 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thiele, Great Bend, and three brothers, Elden of Great Bend, Everett of 

Fairmount, ND., and Noble of Foxhome, MN. There are four half-sisters, Sandra, Barbara, 

Judy and Lori all of Great Bend. His mother preceded him in death. 

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MRS. F. GUSTMAN DIES 
Mrs. Frank Gustman, Hankinson, passed away in her sleep at her home Thursday morning, 
Oct. 6th. Time of the funeral had not been set at press time today. 

********** October 6, 1960 

D. MEIDE RITES SET FOR SATURDAY 
Funeral services for Donminic Meide, 69, long time resident of Hankinson, will be 
held Saturday, Oct. 8th, from St. Philip's Church at 9:30 AM. Rosary will be recited at 
the Wipperman Funeral Home at 9 PM. , Friday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. 

Mr. Meide passed away Wednesday noon after a lingering illness. A complete obituary 
will be published next week. 

********** October 6, I960 

FORMER SOO CONDUCTOR DIES 

A. W. Carlton, former Soo Line conductor and former resident of Hankinson died on Mon- 
day, Oct. 3rd, at Iron Mountain, MI., where he had been hospitalized the past year. His 
son Donald of Concord, CA. , was with him at the time of his death. 

He attained the age of 72. Carlton was born in Marquette, MI., Nov. 11th, 1888, a 
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlton. He retired from the Soo Line in 1956 after 45 years 
of service. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion and Broth- 
erhood of the Railroad Trainmen. 

He is survived by a son, Don and three granddaughters, Bonnie, Vicki and Peggy Carl- 
ton of Concord, CA. ; eight brothers and sisters in Michigan and Illinois. 

Services were held Thursday from Marquette, MI., where he was interred. 

********** October 6, 1960 

LAMARS NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Tom Green spent most of last week with their daughter 
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Keim in Fargo. Mrs. Keim entered St. John's Hospital 
Friday where she delivered a still born baby daughter. Rites will be in Riverside Cemet- 
ery at Fargo with Rev. Charles Bryan of Fairmount in charge of the service. 

********** October 6, 1960 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bishop went to Aberdeen on Sunday and on Monday they attended the 
funeral for Mrs. Bishop's sister-in-law, Mrs. Harry Roberts. 

********** October 6, 1960 

OTTO KAHLER DIES IN CALIFORNIA 

Otto H. Kahler died of a heart attack at his home in Anaheim, CA. , Aug. 24th, accord- 
ing to word received here. Funeral services were held at Anaheim and burial was held at 
the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Orange, CA. 

Mr. Kahler was born Dec. lOth, 1876, in London, England. At the age of two, he moved 
with his parents to Iowa where he lived for 35 years. He was later employed in Minneapolis 
until 1955. He and Mrs. Kahler, nee Angela Mc Donald, moved to Pomona, CA. , in 1959, where 
they made their home with a son, later moving to Anaheim. 

Besides his widow, Angela Mc Donald Kahler, he is survived by three children; a daugh- 

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ter, Mrs. Mildred Carter; two sons, Paul and Charles; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Dalton 
of Washington and Mrs. Dorothy Wren of Seattle, WA. 

Angela Mc Donald Kahler, a former Hankinson citizen for many years, was Secretary of 
the Hankinson Nursery Co., before her marriage. 

********** October 6, 1960 

GUSTMAN FUNERAL HELD SUNDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Frank (Maria) Gustman of Hankinson were held Sunday in the 
United Church of Christ in Hankinson. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Gustman 
died in her sleep early last Thursday morning. 

Maria Salzwedel Gustman was born in Pomerania, Germany, Dec. 11th, 1876. She was 
baptized and confirmed in the Evangelical Church of Germany and imigrated to the United 
States at the age of 17. After residing a year in Pendor, NE., she came to North Dakota. 

She was married to Frank Gustman in 1895 and the couple farmed east of Hankinson. 
They moved from their farm to Hankinson in 1942. Mr. Gustman died June 15, 1951. 

She is survived by eight children. Surviving are two sons, Harry and Rudolph of 
Hankinson and six daughters, Mrs. Fred Emde, Mrs. Matie Kath, Mrs. Charles Milbrandt and 
Mrs. Carl Ziegelmann, all of Hankinson; and Mrs. Leonard Krause and Mrs. Ottmar Hoefs, both 
of Cayuga. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren and lA great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband and five children, Walter, Anna, Rachel, Flora 
and another daughter in infancy. The pallbearers, all grandson of Mrs. Gustman were Frankie 
Gustman, Russell and James Kath, Carl Ziegelmann, Jr., and Freddie and Harry Emde. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home of Hankinson was in charge of arrangements. 

********** October 13, 1960 

D. L. MEIDE RITES HELD SATURDAY 

Funeral services for Dominick L. Meide of Hankinson were held Saturday in St. Philip's 
Catholic Church with Rev. L. V. Studzinski officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery 
in Hankinson. Mrs. Meide passed away Wednesday. 

Dominick L. Meide was born at Browerville, MN., in 1891. He came to Hankinson in 1910 
where he operated a well drilling business. Following a term of service in World War I, he 
operated a general store at Stiles, ND. , for a short time before returning to Hankinson 
where he opened a produce store. He retired from the produce business after 25 years. He 
also served as night policeman for 12 years. 

He took an active part in community life. He was a member of the M. C. 0. F., the 
American Legion, the Commercial Club and served a two year term as President of the Wild 
Life Ass'n. 

Surviving him are his wife, Agnes, and the following children: E. P. Meide of Hankin- 
son, Mrs. Ed Fransen of Chicago, M-Sgt. S. D. Meide of Lincoln, NE. , Mrs. A. G. Hasse of 
Hankinson, Dominick Meide, Jr., of San Fernando, CA. , S-Sgt James Meide of Puerto Rico 
and Mary Jo Meide of Hankinson. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Francis Longnecker 
of Brainard, MN., a brother, Paul Meide of St. Cloud, MN., and 16 grandchildren. 

Pallbearers were: Jerry Schieb, Dick Riggle, Joe Bishop, Elroy Klawitter, Maurice 

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Aker and John Roth. The Hankinson American Legion performed graveside rites. 
The Wipperman Funeral Home of Hankinson was in charge of arrangements. 

********** October 13, 1960 

MANTADOR NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Mauch, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mauch, Mrs. Leo Klost- 

erman of Mooreton, Mrs. Anna Mauch of Wahpeton, Mrs. Donald Hager of Barney, Arnold and 

Ed Mauch motored to Minneapolis on Tuesday to attend the funeral of Louis Reckers, a bro- 

ther of Mrs. Anna Itouch. .......... 0^,^!,^^ ^3^ ^ggQ 



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ATTEND FUNERAL 
Mr. and Mrs. B. 0. Engebretson attended the funeral of Mr. Engebretson' s sister, Mrs. 
J. 0. Evenson, the past week at Revillo, SD. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Iverson of Columbus, ND., 
accompanied them and were overnite guests in the Engebretson home. 

********** October 13, 1960 

MONGOVEN's ATTEND UNCLE 's FUNERAL 
Services for the Rev. Louis Traufler, 86, a Benedictine priest for 62 years, was held 
at 10 AM Monday in St. John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN. 

Father Louis was a faculty member of St. John's University for a time after his ordin- 
ation in 1895 but spent most of his life as a parish priest, serving in Bismarck, ND., 
New York City, Devils Lake, ND. , and from 1940 until his death Thursday at St. Aygustine's 
Parish, St. Cloud, MN. 

Father Traufler was an uncle of J. W. Mongoven of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Mongoven 

attended the funeral. 

********** October 13, 1960 

M. M. WHITE, 76, DIED WEDNESDAY 

M. M. White, 76, retired Soo Line baggageman and long time resident of Hankinson, 

passed away Wednesday evening at the St. Gerard Hospital here. 

Rosary will be recited Friday at 8 PM at the Wipperman Funeral Home. Funeral mass 

will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 AM from St. Philip's Church in Hankinson with Father 

Studzinski officiating. 

Burial will be at St. Anthony Cemetery in Fairmount. 

********** October 20, 1960 

GREENDALE NEWS:... Mrs. August Medenwald and Mrs. Mary Sander attended the funeral of 
Mrs. Sena Johnson at the First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount Monday afternoon. 

********** October 20, 1960 

John M. Scheller, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Scheller, Mrs. S. J. Robinson and Mrs. Kate 
Scheller attended the funeral for Mrs. Mearle Moore at Duluth, MN . , on Friday. 

********** October 20, 1960 

FUNERAL FOR MRS. JOHNSON HELD MONDAY 
Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs. Edward (Sena) Johnson of Fairmount. Mrs. 
Johnson died Saturday in a local hospital. Rev. R. Borchers officiated at the services whi 
which were held in the First English Lutheran Church in Fairmount. Interment was in the 

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Fairmount Cemetery. 

Sena Anderson- Johnson was born in Denmark, March 27th, 1878. She grew to womanhood 
and attended schools in Denmark. She was married to Edward Johnson, April 1st, 1901. 

The couple immigrated to the United States in 1903 and settled on a farm in the Fair- 
mount community. Mr. Johnson died in 1947. Following her husband's death, she continued 
to make her home on the farm with her sons. 

She is survived by four sons, Severt of Fairmount, Albert of Cresent City, CA. , Reu- 
ben & Elmer, both of Fairmount; ten grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; a brother, 
Anders Anderson of Denmark. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, and a brother and sister. Pall- 
bearers for Mrs. Johnson were Alan Johnson, Richard Johnson, Franklin Johnson, Gerald Handke, 
Donald Prochnow and Thomas Gilles. Honorary pallbearers were Alva Beeghly, Hans Astrup, 
Ben Engebretson, Clarence Christenson, Holger Bertelsen, Donald Miller, Merton Karlsbak, 
William Sanders, Alfred Arnold, Donald Ennen and John Bostrom. 

********** October 20, 1960 

RITES for FRANZ, 89, HELD TODAY 

Funeral services were held for Herman Franz, 89, on Thursday at 2 PM. , from the Imm- 
anuel Lutheran Church. Rev. Otto Truog officiated. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran 
Cemetery, Hankinson. 

Mr. Franz passed away Monday at St. Gerard's Hospital, after a lingering illness. He 
was born Jan. 1st, 1871, in Pommeran Germany. At the age of 19, he came to America, coming 
to Dakota Territory and taking a homestead in Duerr Township. He lived on this farm until 
he retired in 1939. 

He was married to Marie Berndt. To this union four children were born. Surviving are: 
Rhinehart and Albert of Hankinson, Edgar of Grand Forks, and Mrs. Walter Hell of St. Paul. 
Fifteen grandchildren also survive. 

Six grandchildren were pallbearers. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of 

arrangements . 

********** October 27, 1960 

MICHAEL M. WHITE 

Michael M. White, resident of Hankinson, for 51 years, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 
19th, at St. Gerard's Hospital, after being ill only one day. 

He was born June 11th, 1884, on a farm at DeVillo near Fairmount. He was the son of 
Patrick and Mary Ann White, pioneers of Richland County. 

Mike was a baggageman, brakeman, and conductor employed by the Soo Line Railroad for 
50 years. He retired in June of 1954. 

He married Millie Pick of Fairmount in 1905 and to this union were born four children. 
They were Marvel (Mrs. James A. Parsons, of Fargo) Marjorie, John of Hankinson and Jeffery 
of Minneapolis, MN. 

Mr. White was preceded in death by his daughter, Marjorie and his wife. He is survived 
by his daughter, two sons, three grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Rassier and 

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Mrs. Mary Toms of Fairmount. 

The funeral was Saturday at St. Phillip's Church at Hankinson. He was buried in 
St. Anthony's Cemetery in Fairmount. The pallbearers were James Falk, Walter Ernst, Mat^ 
hew Bohn, Richard Healy, George Wallock and Joseph Krump. 

Relatives and friends from out of town attending the funeral were: Mrs. C. W. Arts 
of Midale, Sask., Mr. and Mrs. D. Flury and son Bill, of Detroit Lakes, MN., Mr. and Mrs. 
John Keating and Miss Nora Keating of Wahpeton, Mrs. Amanda Payne of San Mateo, CA. , Mrs. 
Arnold Reiland of Lehr, ND., Mrs. A. P. Jarski of Fullerton, ND., William Fitzgerald of 
Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. William Dolan of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Whitehead of 
Moorhead, MN. , Mrs. Dan Linehan, Mrs. Don Sikorski, Mathew Schmidt, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene 
O'Hearn, all of Fairmount, Mr. and Mrs. William Myogdahlen, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Berg and 
William Pothast of Fargo, ND. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** October 27, 1960 

MRS. VEDDER, 88, DIES AT HOME 

Funeral services for Mrs. William (Hulda) Vedder, 88, who passed away at her home in 
Hankinson, Saturday, was held at 2 PM Tuesday at the Wipperman Funeral Home, Rev. Paul 
officiating. 

Interment was in Hillside Cemetery. Hulda Miller was born at Rusa, Germany, on Sept. 
9th, 1872, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Miller. At the age of 14 she came to America 
coming to Richland County, Dakota Territory. She attended the rural school. On Dec. 13th. 
1900, she was united in marriage to William Vedder. They resided on a farm in Brightwood 
Township until 19A2 when they retired and moved into Hankinson. 

She is survived by her husband and son's Lester and Carlton of Hankinson, brother 
Robert Miller, sister, Mrs. Emelia Weber of Hankinson and Mrs. Anna Kuberich of St. Paul. 
She is also survived by three grandchildren. 

********** November 3, 1960 

Marie Schiltz, Mr. and Mrs. Math Wirtz and Math Hentz attended the funeral of Mrs. 
Nickolas Lick at Rosholt, Saturday morning. Mrs. Lick was a grandniece of Marie Schiltz. 

********** November 3, 1960 

KRETCHMAN RITES HELD HERE TODAY 
Leonard 0. Kretchman, SA , died shortly after 8 AM., Monday, in his home in Lidgerwood. 
Death was attributed to a heart attack. The funeral was held Thursday in the Congregational 
Church at Hankinson. The Rev. Obed Westphal officiated. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery 

here. 

Mr. Kretchman was born on Feb. 9th, 1896, at Grafton, lA., and moved to Hankinson as a 

child. He enlisted in the Array in 1917, serving in France during World War I. After his 
discharge, he was employed in a bank in Hankinson. 

In 1930 he married Laura Prochnow at Hankinson. They moved to Wahpeton in 1943, where 
he was employed by the National Farm Loans Association. He was transferred here the next 
year and since 1948 had operated a tavern in Lidgerwood. 

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Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, David of New Rockford, ND. , Paul of St. Peter, 
MN., and Dale of Forman, ND. ; four brothers, William of Wahpeton; George of Faulkton, SD., 
and LavTrence of Robinson, ND. ; five sisters, Mrs. Lauren Tutsch, Santa Rosa, CA. ; Sabina 
Kretchman, Spring Valley, MN.; Mrs. Margaret Hentz, Hankinson; Mrs. George Kerchar, Roberts, 
MT., and Mrs. Henry Godfredson, Minneapolis and two grandchildren. 

Mr. Kretchman was a member of the American Legion, Chamber of Commerce and the Masonic 
Lodge in Lidgerwood. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** November 10, 1960 

LAWRENCE EDWARD tffiAD 

Lawrence Edward Mead was born on April 26th, 1895, in Minneapolis, MN., the son of 
Maggie and Joseph Mead. As a young man he served with the United States Armed Forces dur- 
ing World War I. On Dec. 10th, 1928, he was united in marriage to Dona Kurtz in Walker, 
MN. They were the parents of one daughter. Dona Annabelle. Mr. Mead had been a licensed 
barber but spent most of his lifetime farming. He was a long time resident of the Brook 
Park Community and charter member and treasurer of the Brook Park Grange No. 768. 

For the past four months he has been hospitalized in the Veterans Hospital in Minn- 
eapolis, where he passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1st, 1950 

He is survived by his wife Dona, one daugher. Dona, (Mrs. John Westman) of Mora. Mrs. 
Mead is a former resident of the Fairmount community. She is a sister of Mrs. John Barner 
and Richard Kurtz of Fairmount. 

********** November 10, 1960 

OMISSION 

Omitted from the Leonard Kretchman obituary was a surviving brother, Theophile (Bud) 

Kretchman of rural Hankinson. 

********** November 17, 1960 

ATTEND FUNERAL 
Ben and Allen Engebretson left Saturday morning for Watertown, where they attended 
the funeral of Merlyn Billington, a close friend of the family. 

********** November 24, 1960 

MRS. LYNN WOLFER RITES at ST. PHILIP 's SATURDAY 
Mrs. Lynn Wolfer (Elizabeth Nugent), daughter of Mrs. Frank Brackin, died Monday 
evening, Nov. 28th, at Oklahoma City, OK. 

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from the St. Philip's 
Church in Hankinson. Rosary will be recited at 9 o'clock Friday night at the Wipperman 
Funeral Home. ********** December 1, 1960 

MRS. G. THOMAS DIED AT AGE 79 
Mrs. Geo. (Margaret) Thomas, 79, of Minneapolis, died on Sunday afternoon at her home. 
Mrs. Thomas was recovering nicely from surgery when suddenly stricken with a heart attack. 

Services were conducted on Tuesday from the Anderson-Peterson Chapel, Minneapolis. 
Wednesday, services and interment were held at Lime Springs, lA. , her childhood home. 

Surviving are her husband, George, a son, Dr. Bernard Thomas of Palo Alto, CA. , and 
a daughter, Mrs. Melvin Sherheart of Bremerton, WA. 

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The Thomas family lived for many years in Hankinson. In 1930 they moved to Minneapolis, 

She was a member of Zurah Chaper, OES, here for many years. Mr. Thomas is a retired Soo 

Line conductor. 

********** December 1, 1960 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:...Wm. Minnehan and his three sisters, Mrs. I-Iary Ann Hermes, Mrs. 
Adolph Zentgraf and Mrs. Von Reuben of Wahpeton, left on Sunday for Pipestone, MN., to 
attend the funeral of a cousin. They will return home Monday. 

********** December 1, 1960 

MRS. TIEGS' SISTER DIES at SIOUX FALLS 
Mrs. Albert Tiegs' sister, Mrs. Esther DeVore, 62, passed away at the George Shaw 
home at Sioux Falls, SD., Friday, Nov. 25th. Mrs. DeVore had been in failing health for 
several years. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 28th, at Omaha, NE. 

Mrs. DeVore had been employed by the Bell Telephone Co., the past 40 years at Aberdeen, 
SD. , and Omaha, NE. 

Mr. and Mrs. Tiegs and the George Shaw family attended the funeral services. 

********** December 8, 1960 

COMMITTAL SERVICES for KRUSE HELD HERE 
Committal services were held Wednesday afternoon for Louis C. Kruse of Fargo at St. 
Philips Church. Rev. Lambert V. Studzinski officiated. Military honors were by the Cath- 
olic War Verterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

Mr. Kruse died Friday. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Frances Reinke. 

********** December 8, 1960 

RAY HORTON DIED IN CALIFORNIA 
Friends received word that Ray Horton, 46, of San Diego, CA., passed away recently at 
his home. He was stricken with a heart attack. 

Mr. Horton is survived by his wife, Ethel Krueger Horton and a daughter, Lana. The 
Krueger family were former residents of this vicinity. 

********** December 15, 1960 

R. IffiDENWALDT DIES in MISSOURI 
Reinhard Medenwaldt of Hankinson, passed away this morning (Thursday) at Excelsior 
Springs, MO. He was stricken with .a heart attack. 

Mr. Medenwaldt had accompanied his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coppin, 
of Earhart, MN., to Missouri. 

********** December 15, 1960 

RELATIVES ATTEND RITES at WOOD LAKE 
Mrs. John Wolfe, 79, of Wood Lake, MN., passed away Dec. 4th. The following relatives 
attending the funeral were: brothers, William and Geo. Gabbert and their wives, Mr. and 
Mrs. George Gabbert, Jr., Hov/ard Gabbert, Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz, Lydia Schultz and 
Louis Gabbert. 

The funeral was held Thursday, Dec. 8th at Wood Lake. 

********** December 15, 1960 

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MANTADOR NEWS: Ilany from here attended the funeral of Anthony Braun at Wahpeton on 
Tuesday morning. ********** December 15, I960 

MEDENWALDT RITES HELD HERE MONDAY 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Reinhardt Medenwaldt at the Evan- 
gelical and Reformed Church in Hankinson, Rev. Paul officiating. Mr. Medenwaldt passed 
away on Dec. 15th, at Excelsior Springs, MO., where he had been for the past two weeks. 

Reinhardt Medenwaldt was born Sept. 21st, 1895, son of Herman and Bertha Medenwaldt. 
He grew to manhood in the Hankinson vicinity, attending rural schools. He engaged in 
fanning and the past years lived at the Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gollnick home. He was a lifelong 
member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. 

He is survived by sisters, Cora, Mrs. Harry Worner, Sr., Ida, Mrs. Otto Bladow, Hilda, 
Mrs. Ed Gollnick of Hankinson and Lena, Mrs. Ed Coppin, Erhard, MN. ; brothers. Bill, Arnold, 
Harry and Roland of Hankinson. 

Pallbearers were his nephews Charles, Kenneth, Glen, Dale, Bill Medenwaldt, Jr., and 
Harry Worner, Jr. Interment was in the E. & R. Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home was 



in. charge of arrangements. ********** 



December 22, 1960 



GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mrs. Reuben Berndt got a phone call early Friday morning, that her 
mother, Mrs. Anna Syverson of Courtenay passed away at a hospital in Jamestown. Mr. and 
Mrs. Berndt left Friday morning for Courtenay. Mrs. Syverson's funeral will be Tuesday. 

********** December 22, 1960 

Clayton Larson and son. Van, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weber of Milnor, spent 

the week end at Wisconsin Rapids, WI . Saturday they attended the funeral for Mr. Weber's 

brother-in-law. j. j. ^ ^ ^ ^ , ^ . . 

********** December 22, 1960 

DIES AT NORTHWOOD 
Friends have received word from Mr. and Mrs. Olger Olson, long time superintendent of 
the Fairmount school that his father, Mr. Olaf Olson passed away at Northwood, ND. , on 
Saturday, Dec. 10th. The funeral was held the following Tuesday. 

********** December 22, 1960 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES 
Word was just received by Mrs. Art Spear that her Uncle Mr. Ed Roth died on Nov. 
22nd at Tiller, OR. Mr. Roth was in the plumbing business and also a large hatchery busi- 
ness here for several years before selling to Mr. Simpson. The interment was at Westminis- 
ter, CA. He was 84 years old. 

********** December 22, 1960 

WILSON FUNERAL HELD MONDAY 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zander attended the funeral services for Robert Wilson, 4A, of 
Breckenridge, Monday in the Grace Lutheran Church. 

Robert Wilson was born at Doran, MN., Feb. 10th, 1916. He grew up and attended grade 
schools in Doran. He graduated from Wahpeton High School and the State School of Science. 
He came to Breckenridge in March of 1958 and became associated with the Breckenridge 

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Lumber Co. He was co-owner and manager of the firm at the time of his death. 

He became acquainted with the lumber business as a youth when his father operated a 
lumber yard at Do ran. He had also worked in lumber yards in Lidgerwood and in the Willmar, 
MN., area before coming to Breckenridge. 

Mr. Wilson was married to Margaret Klausler on Oct. lAth, 1938. He was a member of 
the Grace Lutheran Church of Breckenridge and had just recently joined the Breckenridge 
Rotary Club. 

He is survived by his wife and three daughters; Ruth of Newark, NJ., Susan of Minn- 
eapolis and Judy of Breckenridge. Also surviving are his mother, Mrs. Myrtle Wilson of 
Doran and three brothers, Wallace of Doran, Warren of San Diego, CA. , and Douglas who is 
serving with the U. S. Air Force in Salina, KS. 

Among those attending the funeral were Alfred Klausler of Chicago, XL., and Mr. and 
Mrs. Mark Klausler of Kansas City, MO. 

********** December 22, 1960 

SPRECKELS RITES HELD HERE TODAY 

Last rites for Charles Spreckels were held Thursday afternoon, Dec. 29th, from the 
Evangelical and Reformed Church in Hankinson, the Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. Interment 
was in the E & R Cemetery, Hankinson. 

Carl Paul Spreckels, known as Charles, died at 5 PM Monday, Dec. 26th, at St. Gerard's 
Hospital here where he has been hospitalized since Sept. 15th. 

Charles Spreckels was born Aug. 20th, 1885, in Summit Township, Richland County, and 
was the oldest son of Diedrich and Louise Spreckels, pioneers of Richland County. He was 
baptized by a Lutheran missionary and was confirmed by the late Pastor Hinck in Great Bend. 

He attended grade school in Summit Township and was engaged in farming with his father. 
Later they moved to Hankinson where they operated a feed mill and floor business for many 
years . 

He was united in marriage to Adeline McMorrow Pietz, Aug. 7th, 1916, in Wahpeton. She 
passed away on Good Friday, April 16th, 1954. 

The late Mr. Spreckels is survived by three daughters; Adeline (Mrs. John Hipp) of 
McClusky; Esther,. (Mrs. Walter Haas) of St. Paul; Bernice (Mrs. James Prashek) of Lidger- 
wood and one stepson, Clarence Spreckels of Hankinson. There are nine grandchildren; 
Ronald, John, Jacquelyn, Sally and Mary Hipp; Lawrence, Mark, Andy and Rachel Prashek. 

His parents, two sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. Two sisters; Mrs. 
William Dumke, Hankinson and Mrs. Murl Bladow of Zella, WA. , survive him. 

He was a member of the E. & R. Church. The pallbearers were: Theodore Prochnow, 
August Kuehl, Otto Kuehl, Robert Sedler, Albert Ernst and Richard Zander. The Wipperman 
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

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ELDRED WOLFE, 4A , DIES SUDDENLY 

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning from St. Philips Church, Hankinson, 
for Eldred Wolfe, A4, who passed away suddenly Saturday evening at his home in Hankinson. 
Fr. L. Studzinski celebrated the funeral mass. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery here. 

Eldred F. Wolfe was born in Hankinson on March 21st, 1916, the son of John and Rose 
Wolfe. He attended a rural school and graduated from the St. Francis Academy. In 1943 
he was married to Helen Hentz. They were actively engaged in farming in Elma Township 
until 1957 when they moved to Hankinson. Eldred continued to farm the land up until the 
time of his death. 

He is survived by his wife, Helen, and one sister, Mrs. (Arley) Robert Wagner of 
Lakewood, CA. 

Pallbearers were: Verne Meyer, David Solid, Louis Gabbert, John Scheller, Alvin 
Moen and Lawrence Kluge. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** January 5, 1961 

SONORA NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wieser, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wieser and Mr. and Mrs. 
Ollie Wieser and Ed Wieser attended the funeral of Fred Brochous at Rosholt on Monday. 

********** January 5, 1961 

Mrs. Elroy Milbrandt and Mrs. Walter Berg attended the Cecilia Duwenhoegger funeral 

at Lidgerwood on last Wednesday. 

********** January 5, 1961 

RESIDENT DIES 

Mrs. Joseph Gebhart passed away Friday at the St. Francis Hospital where she had been 
a patient for most of two weeks. The funeral was held Monday, Jan. 2nd, at Fairmount. A 
complete obituary will appear next week. 

Attending from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Carol Rehm of Henning, MN., Mr. and Mrs. 
Leroy Wettstein of Staples, MN., Mrs. John Miller and Mr. Leonard Gebhart, both of Minnea- 
polis. A circle of the Altar Society and friends furnished dinner at the Parish Hall for 

relatives and pallbearers. 

********** January 5, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:.... Mr. and Mrs. William Rosenkranz attended the funeral of Mrs. 
Hannah Berg at White Rock on Tuesday and also visited with Mrs. C. B. Johnson while there. 

********** January 5, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Elsie Green left Wednesday night for Milwaukee, WI . , where 
she attended the funeral of her aunt, Mrs. t-largaret Buck. 

********** January 5, 1961 



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NEITZEL FUNERAL HELD DEC. 29th 

Mrs. Minnie Neitzel, a resident of the Lidgerwood area since 1934, died Monday, Dec. 
25th, in the family home in Lidgerwood during her sleep. 

Born Jan. 20th, 1882, in Elroy, WI . , she grew up there and moved to Hankinson shortly 
before she married William Neitzel in 1904. 

They lived on a farm near Hankinson until 1934, when they moved to a farm south of 
Lidgerwood. Four years later they moved into Lidgerwood, where he was employed for a num- 
ber of years by the State Highway Department, then for seven years by the City of Lidger- 
wood. His death occured in 1958. 

Mrs. Neitzel enjoyed comparatively good health. . .until October when she underwent sur- 
gery. She seemed to be recovering and was up and around the house. She died during her 
sleep some time early Monday morning after Christmas at home. 

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. William (Caroline) Bellin, Lidgerwood, and Mrs. 
Grant (Daisy) Loney, Veblen, SD. ; three sons, Donald, Fargo; Gordon and Roy, both of Rich- 
land, WA. ; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held Dec. 29th, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Pallbearers were: 
Alfred Witt, Rex Branson, Milton Bladow, Roland Steinwehr, Arnold Loney and Dennis Bellin. 
Interment was in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery. 

********** January 5, 1961 

Frank Bommersbach, Sr., received word that his son-in-law, Ray Roney, of Oakes, 
passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday evening. 

********** January 12, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:.... Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hermsen and Mrs. Geneva Lingen went to Blooming- 
ton, WI . , Tuesday of last week to attend funeral services of the former's brother, John 
Hermsen. From there, Mr. Hermsen went to New Vienna, lA. , to visit his 96 year old mother, 
who is ailing. a ^k* ******* January 12, 1961 

MRS. GEBHART RITES HERE 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :... Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 2nd, for Mrs. Joseph (Helen) 
Gebhart, 84, who died in a local hospital on Friday, Dec. 30th. Rev. Alvin Sauer officiated 
at the service which was held in St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment was in Calvary 
Cemetery in Fairmount. 

Helen Sirkorski Gebhart was born at Winona, MN . , on Oct. 22nd, 1876. She came to Fair- 
mount with her parents as a one year old. She attended rural schools in that community. 
She married Joseph Gebhart on Jan. 7th, 1899 at Wahpeton. The couple farmed north of Fair- 
mount until their retirement in 1945 when they moved into Fairmount. Mr. Gebhart died 
Sept. 22nd, 1956. 

Mrs. Gebhart continued to live in Fairmount until two years ago when she moved to 
Wahpeton and made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Elva) Lambert. 

Surviving besides Mrs. Lambert are four sons, Henry, Walter and Robert, all of Fair- 
mount; and Richard of Wheaton, and two other daughters; Mrs. Leo (Helen) Muellenbach of 

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Wheaton and Mrs. Joseph (Angelina) Kubela of Campbell. Also surviving are lA grandchldren 

and a sister, Mrs. Jesse (Martha) McConn of Fairmount. 

Pallbearers for Mrs. Gebhart were Ed Kurfirst, Elmer Wettstein, Joe Rassier, Dan Line- 

han, Chester Meade and Edward Smith. The Vertin-Schmitt and Poulton Funeral Home was in 

charge of all arrangements. ********** t ,o,^., 

********** January 12, 1961 

PHILIP GRAY DIES SUNDAY IN FLORIDA 

Mrs. Charles Smith, Jr., of Grafton, ND., received word Sunday that her father, Philip 
Gray, died suddenly of a heart attack. Mr. Gray was from Rosholt, SD., and he and his wife 
had been spending the winter months at Bradenton, FL. 

A son, Leo Gray, of Rosholt, left Sunday for Bradenton and he will accompany his mother 
home. ********** January 19, 1961 

MRS. J. MOTIS RITES HELD WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services were held from the Union Congregational Church in Hankinson, Wednes- 
day afternoon for Mrs. Joseph Motis, 67, of this city, who passed away early Monday morning. 
The Rev. Frank Hirons, pastor, officiated at the last rites. Interment was in Hillside 
Cemetery. 

Mrs. Carrie Motis was born in Minneapolis, MN., June 13th, 1893, a daughter of the 
late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lohr . A few years later they moved to Paynesville, MN., where her 
parents ran a section on the railroad. In 1903 they moved to Kulm, ND. , and later to Hank- 
inson where her father was section foreman on the Soo for many years. She was married to J. 
A. Motis in 1915. After conducting a business in New Effington, SD. , for a few years, they 
sold the business and moved here in 1919. They have resided here since. 

Besides her husband, Joseph, Mrs. Motis is survived by three children, all of who are 
living: Helen (Mrs. Jaeger), Minneapolis; Joan (Mrs. Schornack) , Elbow Lake, MN.; and 
George of Hankinson. Also surviving are five grandchildren; Vicki, Timothy, Faye , Peggy, 
and Julie. 

Pallbearers were: Oscar Oliver, Walter Ernst, Ernest Johnson, Harley Anderson, Fred 
Coppin and Erwin Crooks. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

*********** January 19, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Kinn received word Monday evening, that Math Schmidt passed away 
at a hospital in Fullerton, CA. He had been hospitalized since Jan. Ath. The Schmidt's 
were enroute to Phoenix, AZ., to spend the winter. 

The funeral will be held Monday at the Holy Spirit Church at Fargo. Mr. Schmidt was 
employed by the Minneapolis Moline Co. and was the block man in this area, before his re- 
tirement several years ago. 

********** January 19, 1961 

SERVICES FRIDAY FOR AUTO VICTIM 
Funeral services for Willard Medenwaldt, formerly of Hankinson, will be held in Minn- 
eapolis Friday, Jan. 27th. 

Mr. Medenwaldt, son of Mrs. Annie Medenwaldt of this city, was killed in a car acci- 
dent Sunday in California. ********** January 26, 1961 

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FAIRMOUNT NEWS :.... (News of the week before) Mr. and Mrs. John Earner and Mrs. 

Donald Naggatz left Monday to attend a funeral for Mr. Earner's brother, Bloce Earner, 
who lives at Monon, Indiana. Mr. Eloce Earner and his wife were enroute to Arizona for 
the winter when Mr. Earner was stricken with a heart attack and passed away. 

********** January 26, 1961 

PIONEER LADY, 87, DIES TUESDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Wurl, 87, will be held from Immanuel Lutheran Church 
here Sunday, Feb. 5th, at 2 PM. The Rev. Otto Truog will officiate at the last rites and 
interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge 
of arrangements. 

Mary Louise Bladow was born in Iron Ridge, WI., Oct. 31st, 1873, daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Fred Bladow. She came with her parents to the Dakota Territory to homestead on a 
farm in what is now Brightwood Township. There she grew to womanhood. In 1891 she was 
married to William Wurl at St. John's Lutheran Church in Belford Township by the Rev. T. 
Hinck. Later they moved to a farm which they homesteaded in Greendale Township. Her 
husband passed away Feb. 9th, 1927. She continued to live on the farm for several years. 
The past few years Mrs. Wurl lived with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Petrick, 
Rosholt. She passed away at the Petrick home Tuesday evening, Jan. 31st. Mrs. Wurl was 
a charter member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. 

Surviving are: four daughters, Mrs. Ed (Minnie) Petrick; Mrs. John (Adella) Petrick; 
Mrs. Lawrence (Anna) Hanson, Rosholt; and Mrs. Emma Young, Faribualt, MN. ; four sons, 
Henry, William, Reinhardt of Hankinson; Albert, Pine Viev;, MN.; 28 grandchildren and 46 
great-grandchildren. A daughter (Dora) Mrs. Adolph Petrich and a son Edwin preceded her 
in death. 

Pallbearers will be Ray and Gerhard Petrick, Mark Hanson, Ralph and Clark Wurl, Low- 
ell Young. 

Friends may call at the Wipperman Funeral Home after 2 PM. , Saturday and until the 
time of service at the church. There will be a prayer service at 8 PM Saturday evening. 

********** February 2, 1961 

LAST RITES HELD FOR PHILIP GRAY 

Philip Leo Gray, 65, lifelong resident of Greendale Township, died unexpectedly at 
Bradenton, FL., on Jan. 15th, 1961, at the age of 65 years, of an acute coronary occlusion. 

Funeral services for Mr. Gray were held from the Griff ith-Cline Chapel on Jan. 16th, 
1961, at 7 PM at Brandenton, FL., and at Brandvold Lutheran Church, Rosholt, SD. , on Jan. 
23rd, 1951. Rev. F. Vudas officiated. Evlain Lacky was organist with Donna Felton, 
Linda Dahl, Elaine Petterson and Gail Schultz singing "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Under 
His Wings." 

Mr. Gray was born Dec. 30th, 1895, in Chicago, IL. He came to Hankinson at four years 
of age to live with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peterson, on the farm that they home- 
steaded and grew up there. He was confirmed in the Christian faith at Brandvold Lutheran 
Church on Oct. 17th, 1909. He attended Concordia College one year and NDSU at Fargo one 

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year. He started farming in Che fall of 1916 and was married to the former Hazel Walter 
on July 7th, 1920. Three children, Leo, Arlo and Elaine were born to this union. His son, 
Leo, joined in the farming operations in 1949 after his return from the service. Mr. Gray 
and his wife had spent the last nine winters in Bradenton, FL., where they had made many 
friends. He is survived by his wife. Hazel, sons; Leo, on the home farm; Arlo, farming 
near Hankinson; and a daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Smith, Jr., (Elaine) of Grafton, ND., as 
well as ten grandchildren. 

Interment was at the Brandvold Cemetery, Rosholt, with the Lloyd Johnson Funeral Home 
in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Gilbert Ostby, Oscar Ostby, Arthur Anderson, 
Nick Herding, George Knudsen, Sr., and Joseph Thompson. 

********** February 2, 1961 

Friday Jan. 13th, we were saddened to hear of the sudden death of Ernie Allen, former 

Hankinson resident and recently retired Soo Line employee at the home of his son. Bill 

Allen in San Leandro. Funeral services were held from the Catholic Church in San Leandro, 

CA. , Tuesday, Jan. 17th, with burial in San Bruno. 

(Submitted by Mrs. Don Carlton nee Evelyn Weston) February 2, 1961 

********** 

JOHN SCHRAMM DIES IN CHICAGO 

Funeral services were held Monday morning, Feb. 6th, from St. Philip's Church for 
John M. Schramm, 79, of Chicago, IL. Father Studzinski offered the mass. Interment was 
in Calvary Cemetery at Hankinson. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

John M. Schramm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Schramm, was born Oct. 19th, 1881 at Hank- 
inson. He was depot agent at Hankinson and Lidgerwood. Later he moved to Chicago where 
he was engaged in business. He was a retired Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of National 
City Lines at Chicago. 

He is survived by his wife, daughters, Cleopha and Cecelia f-Iary, sons, Clifford, Ray- 
mond, Dan and Eymurd. brothers: William and Dan and one sister, Cleopha 0. S. B., at St. 
Cloud, MN. ^^^^^^^^j^* February 9, 1961 

DR. RYAN's FATHER DIES AT LITCHFIELD 

Dr. John D. Ryan of Hankinson was called to Litchfield, MN., Wednesday due to the 
serious illness of his father, Martin, who passed away on Thursday morning. 

Funeral services for Mr. Ryan, 58, were held from St. Philips Church in Litchfield 
on Saturday morning. Besides his son. Dr. Ryan, he is survived by his wife and one daugh- 
ter, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Arndt. 

********** February 9, 1961 

TWO MEN KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT 
Two men were instantly killed, a baby was still born, a child had his skull fractured, 
two young women had many bones broken, and the wives of the two men killed suffered multi- 
ple bruises as the result of a crash west of Wahpeton early Friday afternoon. The two men 
who lost their lives were enroute to Arizona for a winter vacation. The accident occured 
at the junction of Highways 81 and 13 near Dwight. 

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Dead are Harry Dauer, 33, and Melvin Liszt, A4, both of Grand Forks. Severly injured 
is Mrs. Gary Thompson, 23, of St. Paul, the former Joann Daman, of Fairmount and her sister- 
in-law, Miss Carol Thompson of Rosholt. Her son, 11 month old Gary, suffered a skull fra- 
cture, some bruises and lacerations. 

Mrs. Liszt and Mrs. Dauer suffered multiple lacerations and bruises, mostly to the face. 
They were taken to Fargo after being cared for at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge . 

The bodies of the two men were taken to St. Paul. Mrs. Thompson, who lost her baby, 
suffered a fractured left arm, her right ankle is swollen and believed broken but is not 
yet set. Her pelvic bone is broken in two places and her hip broken. She suffered inter- 
nal injuries, also. Miss Thompson had many bruises about the face and multiple fractures 
of the jaw. 

The two women and little boy were enroute from the Damon farm near Fairmount to Bar- 
ney to visit friends. 

The car, driven by Dauer, was going south on 81. Witnesses to the crash told highway 
patrolmen that the Dauer vehicle did not stop at the stop sign and was struck broadside by 
the Daman Chevrolet, which was driven by Mrs. Thompson. Both cars went into the ditch on 
the south side. ********** February 9, 1951 

Friday, Mrs. Chester Seivert and Mrs. T. W. Robey attended funeral services at Erie, 
ND., for Mr. Arthur Mosher. Moshers are friends of the Seiverts. 

********** February 9, 1961 

Mrs. George Schuett attended the funeral for Mr. and Mrs. Russell Munson at Wahpeton 
Friday morning at the Congregational Church. 

********** February 9, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :.. .BROTHER DIES Mrs. William Andresen received word of the death 

of her brother, Henry Hokenson of Rosholt who passed away Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. 
The funeral will be held in the St. Joseph Lutheran Church near Rosholt. Mr. Hokenson 
has been ill for several weeks with pneumonia and bronchial trouble. 

********** February 9, 1961 

MRS. FLEENOR RITES HELD SATURDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Walter Fleenor, who died Wednesday at the Masonic Memorial 
Hospital in Minneapolis, were held from the Foss Methodist Church in Wahpeton on Saturday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment was in the Fairmount Cemetery. Following the inter- 
ment lunch was served by the Methodist WSCS at the Fairmount Church for the pallbearers 
and relatives. 

Edith Theresa Hanson was born Feb. 14th, 1903, at Egeland, ND. She was educated 
there and grew to womanhood. For seven years she taught at various points in the state 
including Fairmount where she met Dr. Walter Fleenor to whom she was married on August 
10th, 1929. They made their home at Fairmount for several years and then moved to Wahpeton. 

They became the parents of a daughter, Shirley Kay, now a senior at Moorhead State 
Teachers College. Dr. Fleenor, who was a veterinarian, died five years ago. Mrs. Fleenor 

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went back to school to obtain her degree from Moorhead State Teachers College, after 
which she taught a year at Grand Forks Junior High, then located at Fargo, where she work- 
ed two years in the supervised study department at the State University. 

She was active in the Methodist Church in Wahpeton, a member of the WSCS, and of the 
church choir. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary in Wahpeton and of a homemakers 
club. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. 

Surviving are her daughter, Shirley Kay, one sister, Mrs. Fred Martinson of Fairmount, 
and a stepson, Claude Fleenor of Wahpeton. 

Rev. B. B. Curtis officiated at the last rites. Vertin's Funeral Home, Wahpeton, was 
in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers were Virgil Sturdevant and Earl Oliver of Wah- 
peton and Edwin Moon, Keith Poppe, Rex Branson, Richard Willson all of Fairmount. 

********** February 9, 1961 

RELATIVES ATTEND FUNERAL in WISCONSIN 

Mrs. Frank Bommersbach Sr., and her brother, John Roth of Hammer, accompanied Mr. and 
Mrs. Lawrence Heger of Lidgerwood to Neenah, WI . , on Saturday. They attended the funeral 
of .the former's sister, Mrs. Rose Kuehl, who passed away on Friday. The funeral was held 
Monday at 9 AM. 

Mrs. Kuehl was a former resident of Hankinson. Also attending the funeral were: 
Mrs. Bommersbach' s daughter, Mrs. Charles Mauer and sons, Mike and Mark of Milwaukee, WI. 

********** February 23, 1961 

RETIRED MAIL CLERK DIES in CALIFORNIA 

A. P. Jones, retired mail clerk of the Soo Line out of Hankinson, passed away at his 
home in Santa Ana, CA. , on Monday evening, Feb. 13th. 

Mr. Jones and family resided in Hankinson for many years and upon his retirement moved 
to California. 



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February 23, 1961 



FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Al Olson, Mrs. Marie Karlsbak, Miss Mable Dahlquist, 
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Spainhauer and Mrs. Charles Templeton were the friends attending the 
funeral of Mrs. William Andresen's brother at Rosholt Wednesday afternoon. 
(Last week's late xiews) ********** February 23, 1961 

Mrs. Gene Pfeifer attended the funeral for Father James Walsh at St. Mary's Cathedral 
at Fargo, Monday morning. ^^.^^^^^^^^ ^^^^ 2, 1961 

Jerry and Alvin Schieb attended a funeral for their cousin at Bordulac, ND., Saturday. 

********** March 2, 1961 

FUNERAL FRIDAY 
Ralph Ruebish passed away on Monday afternoon and the funeral services will be held 
at the St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton on Friday morning at 10 AM. A military fun- 
eral will be conducted and burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery at Fairmount. 

********** March 2, 1961 

CHARLES THOMPSON DIES 
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Charles Thompson passed away at his home early Tuesday morning. Funeral arrangements 
are being made at this time. Complete obituary will appear next week. 

********** March 2, 1961 

MRS. J. BRADFORD DIES HERE MONDAY 

Mrs. John Bradford, 78, died Monday evening at the St. Gerard's Hospital in Hankinson. 
The funeral was held Thursday, March 9th, at 2 PM. , from the Evangelical and Reformed Church 
in Hankinson, Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. Interment was in the Evangelical and Reformed 
Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

Bertha Rackow was born at Cologne, Germany on Jan. 28th, 1883. At the age of two 
months she came to America with her parents, Ferdinand and Emelia Rackow. She attended 
the Public School and grew to womanhood in the Hankinson vicinity. She was married to 
John Bradford, Aug. 25th, 1909. They made their home in Hankinson all these years. 

She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge, Royal Neighbors and the Ladies Aid. 

Surviving are her husband and a daughter, Louise, two sisters, Mrs. John Rahn, of 
Hankinson and Mrs. Carl Albers of Lidgerwood and many nieces and nephews. 

********** March 9, 1961 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES at MINNEAPOLIS, MN. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Henry (Clara) Sopora Hoffman were held from the Oak Lake 
Lutheran Church of Kerrick, MN., on Tuesday, March 7th, with Rev. A. B. Peterson officiat- 
ing. Interment was in the Oak Lake Church Cemetery. 

Mrs. Clara Sopora Hoffman was born in Belford Township, ND. , on Jan. 10th, 1881. At 
the age of 3 she moved to Hankinson with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Jahr. She was 
married to Henry C. Hoffman at Wahpeton on Jan. lAth, 1898. They moved to the Kerrick com- 
munity in 1931. Mr. Hoffman passed away in 1941 and since that time she had been living 
with her children at their various homes. She became ill about three years ago and has 
been at the North Memorial Hospital, Minneapolis, since that time. She passed away at the 
North Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 4th. She was 80 years of age. 

The Hoffmans were former residents of Hankinson. Mr. Hoffman operated a blacksmith 
shop here. Surviving are 4 daughters:. Mrs. Herman (Charlotte) Gollnick of Lakeland, FL.; 
Mrs. Matt (Mable) Howard of Minneapolis; Mrs. Harry (Mathilda) Bohn of Great Bend; Mrs. 
Hilding (Florence) Magnuson of Kerrick, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren: one 
sister, Mrs. Mary Weinkauf of Hankinson. One son and one daughter preceded her in death. 

********** March 9, 1961 

JOHN FISCHER OF ROSHOLT DIES 

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning from St. Philips Church for John Fischer 
of Rosholt, SD. He passed away at the Community Hospital at Wheaton, MN . , Sunday, March 
5th, after a lingering illness. Father Studzinski celeberated the funeral mass. Burial 
was in Calvary Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

John Fischer was born July 13th, 1900 in Austria. At the age of three years he came 
to America with his parents, Jacob and Catherine Fischer. He attended school in Hankinson. 
Mr. Fischer had been employed by the Soo Line Railroad since 1923. On Feb. 26th, 1924, he 

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was united in marriage to Elizabeth Rettig. To this union three children were born. The 
family lived in Hankinson and Roslyn and at the time of his death was a resident of Rosholt. 

Mr. Fischer was a charter member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. Surviving are his 
wife, Elizabeth, a son, James of Hankinson; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Sylvia) Bergstrom of 
Rosholt and five grandchildren, Paul, Peggy, John and Leon Fischer and Daniel Bergstrom. 
Also two sisters, Mrs. Anna Jaeger and Mrs. Kate Benroth of Hankinson. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Jerome. 

********** March 9, 1961 

BERGLUND RITES HEIJ) AT GALCHUTT 

Funeral services for Peter Berglund, 70, of Galchutt, ND., were held Tuesday at 2 PM 
from the Bethany Lutheran Church, Galchtt, Rev. Hans Upstad officiating. Interment was 
in the church cemetery. 

Mr. Berglund passed away at the St. Gerard Hospital in Hankinson on Friday, March 3rd. 
He had resided at the Kent Nursing Home for the past year. 

Peter Berglund was born in Sweden on March 3rd, 1891, coming to America when he was 
20 years old. He resided in the Galchutt area for many years, engaging in farming. His 
wife passed away in 1952. He is survived by one son, Ernest Berglund, Moorhead, MN., and 
two brothers in Sweden. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arrangements. 

********** March 9, 1961 

EDWIN PANKOW DIES THURSDAY 

Edwin Pankow of Hankinson passed away (today) Thursday morning at St. Gerard's Hospital 
here. No funeral arrangements had been made at press time today. 

He is survived by his wife and two sons, Gerald of Wahpeton and Norman of Lidgerwood. 
A complete obituary will be published next week. 

********** March 9, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:... On Friday, Mrs. John Poster received word of the death of her sister, 
Mrs. Anna Langer of Buckman, MN. Mr. and Mrs. Poster accompanied by Angela and Margaret 
Terharr of Cogswell and Mrs. Nick Goer'ger of Fargo motored to Buckman on Saturday to attend 
the funeral which was held on Monday morning. 

********** March 9, 1961 

R. J. RUEBISH RITES HELD 

Funeral services for Ralph J. Ruebish, 62, of Wahpeton, were held at 10 AM Friday in 
the St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton. Rev. George Mchok officiated at the services. 
Mr. Ruebish died on Monday in the local hospital. 

A rosary was recited at 8 PM on Thursday evening in the Vertin-Schmit and Poulton 
Funeral Home, north chapel. Interment was in St. Anthony's Cemetery at Fairmount with 
graveside rites by the Milton C. Stevenson Post of the American Legion of Fairmount. 

Mr. Ruebish was born at Fairmount Oct. 12th, 1898. After attending local schools, 
he enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1917 and served for 25 months. After his return from 
the army he farmed near Fairmount. 

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He married Fern Reese in Wahpeton June 2nd, 1928. Following their marriage the cou- 
ple farmed in the Tyler area. He was a member of the Fairmount Legion and the Wahpeton 
Eagles. Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Kenneth in the Navy at San Diego and 
Merle, also serving with the Navy in Japan, two daughters, Mrs. Floyd (Patricia) Colemere 
of Daysville, UT., and Mrs. Holland (Rita) Leines of Campbell, MN., and four grandchildren. 
Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters, Charles of Breckenridge , Lloyd and Irv- 
ing of Fairmount and Flora and Leona, both of Wahpeton. 

Serving as pallbearers were: Wilbur Matejack, Elroy Langenwalter, Elroy Burg, Orren 
Miller, Adolph Zentgraf and Charles Templeton. Named as honorary pallbearers were Harley 
Swanson, Ed Kurfirst, Rollie Allen, Walter Wages, Wallace Morden and B. P. McCusker. 

The Vertin-Schmitt and Poulton Funeral Home, Wahpeton, were in charge of arrangements. 

********** March 9, 1961 

RITES THURSDAY FOR C. E. THOMPSON 

Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 2nd, for Charles E. Thompson, 78, of 
Fairmount, who died at his home early Tuesday morning. The services were held in the Fair- 
mount Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Bryan officiating. 

Interment was in South Fairmount Cemetery, Graveside rites were performed by the 
Masonic Lodge of Fairmount. 

Mr. Thompson was born at Ashton, lA., Jan. 27th, 1883. He attended local schools and 
later moved, with his parents, to LaMars Township in Richland County, ND. He came to Wah- 
peton in 1912 and operated a cafe. He later served as Deputy Sheriff, under Billy Robbins. 

He was married to Anna Splitgerber at Fergus Falls on Nov. 17th, 1914. Following 
their marriage the couple moved to Fairmount where they operated a hotel. He later was emp- 
loyed by the Soo Line Railroad and in 1924 began work in the water department for Fair- 
mount Village. He retired in 1954. He had been in ill health for the past year. 

He is survived by his wife, two sons, Marvin of Bismarck and Daryle of Fairmount, a 
daughter, Mrs. Daniel Walker of Rochester, MN., and one granddaughter. He was preceded 
in death by his parents and one brother. 

Serving as pallbearers were Ed Kurfirst, W. L. Larson, C. R. Swanson, Dale Luick, 
Clarence George and Robert Gebhart. Named as honorary pallbearers were Oren Budke, Irvin 
Smith, F. P. Nelson, Dan MacAloney, John Bostrom, Charles Templeton, Myron Parkill and 
Jack Shaw. Mrs. Charles Bryan served as the organist for the church choir at the services. 
The Vertin-Schmitt and Poulton Funeral Home of Wahpeton was in charge of arrangements. 

********** March 9, 1961 

EDWIN PANKOW 

Funeral services for Edwin Pankow, 78, of Hankinson, who passed away March 9th, at 
the St. Gerard Hospital, were held on Sunday afternoon from the Evangelical and Reformed 
Church, Rev. F. Paul officiating. Interment was in the Evangelical and Reformed Cemetery, 
Hankinson. 

Edwin Pankow, son of August and Meduicha Pankow was born on a farm near Hankinson on 
Feb. 3, 1883. He attended rural school and grew to manhood in the Hankinson vicinity. In 

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1906 he was married to Bertha Roeder. To this union was born two daughters and two sons. 
They resided in Hankinson and also farmed and in 1950 they retired and moved to Hankinson 
where they have since resided. 

He is survived by his wife, daughter, Adrain (Mrs. Ellis Hastings) of Midland, TX., 
sons, Gerald, Wahpeton and Norman of Lidgerwood. (A daughter Dora, preceded him in death) 
Also by 4 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mrs. Albert Hoefs, Chi- 
cago, IL., Mrs. Geor. Schultz, Hankinson, Anna Bellin, Rochester, MN., Lillian Bellin, 
Wahpeton; brothers, Wm. Bellin, Lidgerwood, Herbert Bellin, Hankinson; Edward Bellin, 
Washington and Ted Bellin, Oregon. His parents and two brothers and two sisters preceded 
him in death. 

Mr. Pankow was a charter member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and held num- 
erous church offices. Pallbearers were Ervin Holtz, Dennis Bellin, Kenneth Roeder, Harry 
Medenwald, Alvin Buckhaus and Gordon Pappe . 

The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements. 

********** March 16, 1961 

. - MRS. WINEFELD RITES HELD SUNDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. Richard Winefeld, 65, were held Sunday afternoon from the 
Wipperman Funeral Home, Dale Halvorson officiating. Interment was in Hillside Cemetery. 

Mrs. Winefeld has been in poor health for the past several years and passed away 
Thursday evening at the St. Gerard Hospital. 

Martha Wrege was born Oct. 31st, 1895, at Hankinson, daughter of Albert and Matta 
Wrege. She attended rural school and in 1921 was married to Richard Winefeld. She spent 
all of her life in the Hankinson vicinity. 

She is survived by her husband and sons, Richard, Jr., Steward, lA. , and Henry of 
Claire City, SD., daughters, Helen (Mrs. John Griffin) Plymouth, DR.; Rose (Mrs. Wm. Tall- 
man) and Mavis of San Lorezen, CA. ; Violet (Mrs. Harold Stark) Stewart, lA. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

Also survived by sisters, Mrs. Carl Johnson, San Jose, CA. ; Mrs. Jeff Johnson, Breck- 
enridge, MN. ; brothers, Robert Wrege, Chicago, IL. , Arnold Wrege, Lake Lillian, MN. 

The pallbearers were: Herbert Bladow, Alfred Arnold, Robert Hohenstern, Paul Winefeld, 

Ernest Anderson, Harold Ahrens. 

********** March 23, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS :... .George Lehman got a telegram Monday morning stating that George 
Becker had passed away Sunday. The funeral was held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at Lu- 
Veme, MN. ********** March 23, 1961 

FORMER HANKINSON BALL PLAYER DIED RECENTLY 

Funeral services for Jay (Pat) E. Cronin, 57, were held in Minneapolis on March 15th. 
Cronin died March 12th at the Veterans Hospital, Fort Snelling, MN. Burial was in the Fort 
Snelling National Cemetery. 

Mr. Cronin was a veteran of World War I. For many years he was pitcher on various base- 
ball clubs in North Dakota and Wisconsin. At that time he lived at Greenwood, MN. 

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Mr. Cronin was a pticher on the Hankinson baseball team many years ago and will be 

remembered by many residents here. 

********** March 30, 1961 

LABODA RITES HELD AT GREAT BEND 

Funeral services for Miss Elsie Laboda of rural Great Bend were held Tuesday, from 
the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Great Bend. Rev. Peter Ackerman officiated. 
Interment was in the church cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of the 
arrangements. Miss Laboda passed away at her home Saturday morning. 

Elsie Laboda was born, Sept. 5th, 1905, at Great Bend, the daughter of Gustav and 
Greta Laboda. She attended rural school and had lived at home all of her life. She was 
stricken many years ago with an incurable illness and was devotedly taken care of by her 
parents, sisters and brother. 

She is survived by her mother, sisters: Helen and Dora (Mrs. Alfred Thiel) and bro- 
ther, Reinhard. There was a prayer service at the Wipperman Funeral Home Monday evening. 

Pallbearers were: Reuben, Ernest and Orrie Laboda, Herbert Hoeft, Robert Mitzel and 
Ewald Muehler. ****** ^ * ,, ^ ^^^^ 30^ 19^1 

RELATIVES ATTEND FUNERAL AT LIDGERWOOD 
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kuemper, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kuemper of Fargo, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer 
Kuemper of Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schnell attended the funeral for Mrs. Kue- 
mper 's sister, Mrs. Jacob Fust at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church at Lidgerwood on Monday 
afternoon. 

Mrs. Fust, 52, of rural Geneseo, died suddenly Thursday, at her farm home. 

********** March 30, 1961 

LEMARS NEWS:... Fred Snyder received word Saturday evening that his brother-in-law, 
Ole Evanson of Battle Lake, passed away suddenly following a heart attack. Mr. Evanson 
was 72 years old and was a former resident of Wahpeton. 

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Snyder, Sr., were Sunday callers in the Evanson home. The funeral 
is to be held on Thursday afternoon at Battle Lake. 

********** March 30, 1961 

MRS. BLADOW, 91, DIES WEDNESDAY 
Mrs. August Bladow, 91, died Wednesday night, April 5th, at the Rehabilitation Center 
at Wahpeton. Mrs. Bladow was a former resident of Hankinson. 

Funeral services will be from the Evangelical and Reformed Church at Hankinson, Rev. 
F. Paul officiating. The date and time of the funeral had not been set at press time, 
pending word from relatives in California. 

A complete obituary will be in next week's issue of The NEWS. 

********** April 6, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Foertsch and Henry Foertsch of Minneapolis spent the weekend at 
the Mrs. John Krump home. They attended the funeral of Mrs. Joe Foertsch at Wahpeton, 
Monday morning. Also attending the funeral were Mrs. John Krump, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Krump, 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krump and Mrs. Elroy Muehler. April 6, 1961 

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Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Oliver accompanied by Mrs. Bud Jordan of Wahpeton, attended the 
funeral of their cousin and aunt, Mrs. Gust Sandstrom at Enderlin, Thursday afternoon. 

********** April 6, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS: .. .Funeral services for Mrs. Joe Foertsch of Wahpeton were held at 
10 o'clock Monday morning at St. John's Church in Wahpeton. Interment was in the Catholic 
Cemetery at Mantador. 

Honorary pallbearers were : Mrs. Bill Thiel, Mrs. Agnes Duclos, Mrs. Julia Reinke, 
Mrs. George Hermsen, Mrs. Frank Mauch and Mrs. John Poster. 

********** April 6, 1961 

MRS. A. BLADOW 

Mrs. August (Ernestina) Bladow, a pioneer citizen of Hankinson, passed away Wednesday 
evening at the Wahpeton Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon 
from the Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rev. F. Paul officiating. Miss Viola Buckhouse 
was soloist. Interment was in the E & R Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge 
of the arrangements. 

Ernestina Hoefs was born March 20th, 1870, at Pommerin, Germany, daughter of Ferdinand 
and Wilhelmina Hoefs. She came to America with her parents on March 31st, 1872, arriving 
in New York two months later and settling at Iron Ridge, WI., and on April 28, 1873, they 
moved to Richland County, whre she attended school and grew to womanhood. On Nov. 5th, 
1889, she was united in marriage to August Bladow at St. John's Lutheran Church, Belford 
Township, by Rev. T. Hinck. 

Following their marriage, they made their home in Elma Township for 10 years. They 
then moved to a farm in Brandenburg Township, where they resided for 38 years. In 1937 
they retired and moved to Hankinson to make their home. Mr. Bladow passed away in 1954. 
For the past five years, Mrs. Bladow has been bedridden. 

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Gilbert (Minnie) Miller; sons Otto, Albert, Fred 
of Hankinson, August, £dward and Gilbert of California and an adopted son. Art Miller, 
Wahpeton. She is also survived by 28 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren and five 
great-great-grandchildren. Four children preceded her in death. 

Pallbearers were: Lloyd Miller, Herbert Place, James Bladow, Arnold Bladow, Kenneth 
Roth, Lloyd Hoefs. ********** April 13, 1961 

Allen Popp and Mrs. Ed Krause motored to Kensal on Tuesday to attend the funeral of 
a relative. Mrs. Koves . ^^^^^^^^^^ ^p^.^ ^3^ ^951 

MRS. JOHN JOHNSON RITES ON SATURDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. John (Christine) Johnson, 76, Fairmount resident for more 
than 40 years, were held Saturday in the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. Mrs. 
Johnson passed away Thursday at her home. 

Rev. Richard Borchers officiated at the services and the interment was at White Rock 
SD. She was born in Denmark, Sept. 2nd, 1884 and came to Iowa in 1904 when she married 

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Hans Hugue. They moved to the White Rock area in 1921 and to Fairmount in 1928. Mr. 
Hugue died in 1935 and she was married to Mr. Johnson in 19A1. He passed away in 1960. 

She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Jennie) Dahlman, Minneapolis, a granddaughter and 
three great-grandchildren. 

Serving as pallbearers were: Merton Karlsbak, Clarence Christensen, Art Astrup, Hol- 
ger Bertelsen, Curtis Mandal and Elmer Johnson. Named as honorary pallbearers were: John 
Bostrom, Ben Engebretsen, Paul Marquardt, Hans Astrup, George Hedtke and Rueben Johnson. 

The Vertin-Schmitt and Poulson Funeral Home of Wahpeton was in charge of the funeral 
arrangements. Lunch was served following the interment by members of the First English 
Lutheran Ladies Aid. ********** April 13, 1961 

WILLIAM HEESCH 

William H. Heesch was born at Dixon, lA., on Nov. 28th, 1889, to William and Fredricka 
Heesch. He moved with his parents to Okabena, MN., in 1891 where the family lived until 
1895 when they moved to Hankinson. 

As a young man he was baptized and confirmed in the Evangelical Reformed Church at 
Hankinson. Later he worked as a farmer in Saskatchewan, Canada. 

He was united in marriage with Miss Helma Clausen of Chicago, IL., on March 29th, 
1926. They made their home in Canada near Estevan, Sask., for 3h years. To them was born 
their son, Herb. The Heesches returned to Hankinson in 1930, where they farmed until 
moving to the Rosholt community in 1932. They made their home in the Rosholt area until 
they retired from farming and moved into Rosholt in 1957. 

Mr. Heesch passed away in the Wheaton Community Hospital on Saturday, March 18th. He 
was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother. Besides his wife and 
son, he is survived by four sisters, one brother, five grandchildren and a host of close 
friends and loved ones. 

Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased: Edward Gollnick, Rudy Gollnick, Reuben Bla- 
dow, Wm. Medenwald, Harold Voeltz and Arthur Voeltz. 

Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery. Relatives attending the funeral came from Chi- 
cago, IL, St. Paul, Osseo, Wheaton, MN.; Sask, Canada, Hankinson, New Effington and Great 
Bend, ND. ' ********** April 13, 1961 

FRANCIS BOSCH DIED in CALIFORNIA 

Francis Bosch, about 40, a farmer teacher of Hankinson High School, passed away sudd- 
enly at his home in Stockton, CA., Monday, according to word received by friends here. 

Funeral services will be held at Linton, ND., his former home on Monday April 24th. 
Surviving are his wife and four children; Karen, Alison, Daniel and Teresa. 

Mr. Bosch was an agriculture instructor in the Hankinson Public School from 1947 to 
1954 when the family moved to Excelsior, MN., where he was employed until September of 
last year. They have been living in Stockton, CA. , since that time. 

********** April 20, 1961 

RELATIVE DIES at DES MOINES, IOWA 

W. J. Barry, 53, Des Moines, lA. , son-in-law of Mrs. John R. Scheller of Hankinson, 

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passed away at his home Sunday. He has been critically ill at his home for some time. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday. Surviving are his wife, Mathilda, two sons, 
and a daughter. 

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mc Queen, Bismarck, and Mrs. John R. Scheller of Hankinson, mot- 
ored to Des Moines Friday. They returned to their home Wednesday. 

********** April 20, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mr. and Mrs. Art Spear and Janice and Larry, attended the funeral 
of an Uncle of Mr. Spears at Oakes, ND., on Saturday. They remained overnite and visited 
several relatives and returned home Sunday evening. 

********** April 20, 1961 

RICHARD KENT SERVICES HELD 

Funeral services for P. H. Ames, better known as Richard Kent, were held Wednesday 
afternoon from the Wipperman Funeral Home. Rev. F. W. Paul officiated. Interment was in 
the Evangelical and Reformed Cemetery at Hankinson. He passed away suddenly at his home 
Sunday evening, April 23rd. 

P. H. Ames, was born January 12, 1883, son of George and Maria Ames at Rockland, ME. 
He was educated there at the public schools and received a B. A. degree from the Staley 
College, Boston, MA. He was engaged in theatrical work until I9A2 when they moved to 
Hankinson. 

In 1918, he married Bertha Macheel at Mandan, ND. Besides his wife, he leaves, two 
daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Jocelyn) Oraas of Canada and Mrs. David (Betty Mae) Waterman of 
Minneapolis, also six grandchildren and a cousin, Mrs. Mae Grindel of Miami, FL. 

Pallbearers were. Gust Winefeldt, Donald Brandt, George Scheller, John Scheller, Arn- 
old Medenwald and Otto Bladow. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

********** April 27, 1961 

PRIBBENOW RITES HELD MONDAY 

Funeral services for Carl Pribbenow, 79, pioneer resident and prominent farmer in the 
Greendale Township, were held Monday afternoon at the Wipperman Funeral Home. Rev. Otto 
Truog officiated. Interment was in the Hillside Cemetery at Hankinson. 

Mr. Pribbenow passed away early Saturday morning at the St. Gerard's Hospital, where 
he was a patient the past month. 

Carl Pribbenow, son of Fred and Amelia Pribbenow, was born at Mayville, WI . , Nov. 4th 
1881. At the age of 10 years he came with his parents to North Dakota, settling on a farm 
in Greendale Township where he has resided for 69 years. 

He was confirmed and attended school at Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Bend and 
also attended a school in Greendale Township. 

On January 7th, 1907, he was united in marriage to Esther Koehler. To this union were 
born two sons, Albin, at home and Norman of rural Wahpeton and one daughter, Esther, also 
residing at home. He is survived by a brother, Albert of Hankinson and a sister, Minnie 

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Carter of Oakland, CA. His wife passed away on April 9th, 1925. 

Pallbearers were: George Bickerdike, John Sturgess, Harry Bohn, John Green, Niles 
Walter and Howard Gabbert. The Wipperman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 

********** April 27, 1961 

Mrs. R. H. Bellin and Mrs. Alida Peterson accompanied Mrs. C. W. Seivert to Fargo on 
Wednesday where they attended a funeral of a relative, W. H. Johnstone at Moorhead. 

********** April 27, 1961 

Relatives, from a distance, who attended the funeral for the late Carl Pribbenow were: 
Mr. and Mrs. John Waro of Kempton, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Waro of Williston, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd 
McLaren of Minneapolis, Mrs. Neal Fitzgerald of Cokato, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pribbenow, Jr. 
of Fergus Falls, Mr. and Carl Freeberg, Fargo, Mrs. John Morrow, Mrs. Albert Larson, Rufus 
and Carl Beck of Norcross, MN., and Mrs. Sophia Chistophel of Elbow Lake. 

********** April 27, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS :.. .William J. Hoffman, better known as "Slim" passed away at the St. 
Francis Hospital in Breckenridge , Saturday night. 

********** April 27, 1961 

Mrs. A. K. Thompson and Mrs. Corrine Stack attended the funeral services for Mrs. 
Thompson's sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Lee, 89, at Elbow Lake, Monday afternoon. 

********** April 27, 1961 

PAUL GERMAN RITES HELD HERE 

Funeral services for Paul A. German, 33, of Dwight, who passed away at the Veteran's 
Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. , were held Monday at 10 AM in St. Philip's Church in Hankinson. 
Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated by Father Andrew Wieser, of St. Paul, formerly of 
Rosholt, SD., a cousin of Mr. German, assisted by Father Studzinski and Father Alban Sauer 
of Wahpeton. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Paul A. German, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward German, was born at White Rock, SD., June 
30th, 1927. He attended St. Francis Academy. In January of 1946, he entered the U. S. Army 
being discharged in April of 1947. 

On Jan. 20th, 1954, he was married to Agatha Widhelm, at the St. John's Church, Wahpeton. 
They resided on a farm near Hankinson until 1958, when they moved to the Kiem farm near 
Dwight. In 1959 his health began to fail and he was treated at the Veteran's Hospital at 
Fargo and at Minneapolis, where he passed away, Thursday, April 27th, 1961. He was a mem- 
ber of the St. Joseph Court, Catholic Order of Foresters, at Hankinson, being its record- 
ing secretary in 1957 and 1958. 

He is survived by his wife, Agatha, three children, Teresa, Thomas and Anthony; his 
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed German of Hankinson; sisters, Alice (Mrs. Harry Morris) St. Paul; 
Margie (Mrs. John Lommel) , North St. Paul, Leona (Mrs. Glen Yorton) Arlington, CA; brothers, 
Joe, Clarence and Arthur of Hankinson, Linus, Fargo, Louis and Charles, St. Paul and James 
of Grand Rapids, MN. 

The pallbearers were: Alvin Herding, Gregory Bauer, Jr., Harold Kysilka, Henry Thomas 

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Ralph Wieser and Sylvester Thomas. 

The American Legion conducted the military rites at the cemetery. The Wipperman 
Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arrangements. 

********** n^y 4^ 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Ed Kurfirst, Daryle Thompson, Art Astrup, Merton Karlsbak all attended 
the funeral of John George, father of Clarence George, at Ashley, ND., on Friday. 

********** i^y 4^ 1961 

STEWART BLEAKLY DIES 
Word was received by Mrs. E. A. Bowder from Rev. and Mrs. W. C. J. Bleakley of 1200 
Esther St., Vancouver, WA. , that their son Stewart, 31, had been in an auto accident and 
seriously injured on March 12th while traveling from his home in Burlington, NC. , to his 
job as a radio announcer in Winston-Salem, NC. He passed away on Friday, March 17th, at 
the hospital in Winston-Salem. 

Besides his wife, June and a son, one and a half, he also leaves a sister to mourn 
his death, Mrs. R. J. Stein (Evangaline) now living in Cape Canaveral, FL. 

********** {.lay 4, 1961 

MELCHER FUNERAL HELD MONDAY 

Mrs. Arthur (Ida) Melcher passed away at the St. Gerard Hospital Friday evening. May 
5th. She had been in failing health for several months. 

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Rev. 
Otto Truog officiated. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

Ida Gaedcke, was born Feb. 22nd, 1877, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gaedcke. 
She came from Ohio with her parents in 1881, settling in Richland County, Belford Township. 
In 1891 she was confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church, Belford Township by Rev. T. Hinck. 
On Dec. 4th, 1902, she was married to Arthur Melcher. Eight children were born to this 
union, two preceding her in death. 

Surviving are her husband, daughters, Mrs. Walter (Evelyn) Kath, Hankinson, Mrs. Jer- 
ome (Dorothy) Jaeger, Seattle, WA. ; sons, Arnold, Minneapolis; Clarence, St. Paul; Walter 
Polaris, MT.; Elmer of Breckenridge and a granddaughter, Elna, Mrs. Glen Steger of Brecken- 
ridge, who made her home with her grandparents. 

Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and one brother, Fred 
Gaedcke of Hankinson. 

Pallbearers were: Elmer and Alvin Gaedcke, Ronald, Pat and James Melcher and Glen 
Steger. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** May 11, 1951 

NEPHEW DIES in MINNEAPOLIS 

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schieb received a message that their nephew, Paul Hawthorne, 15, of 
St. Paul, passed away on Monday morning in a hospital in that city. He had been ill only 
a few days. 

Paul was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hawthorne (Jane Schieb) who were former resi- 
dents of Hankinson. Survivors besides his parents are 3 sisters and 3 brothers. 

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Funeral services were held Wednesday in St. Paul. 

********** May 11, 1961 

HEART ATTACK IS FATAL TO JERESZEK 

Funeral services for William Jereszek, 55, will be held Saturday morning at 10 AM., 
from the Wipperman Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lidgerwood. Rosary will be recited 
Friday at 8 PM at the Wipperman Funeral Home. 

Mr. Jereszek was stricken, apparently by a heart attack, and collapsed a half block 
from his home at 10 PM. , Wednesday as he was walking from town. Death came instantly. 

Surviving are his wife, sisters and brothers. A complete obituary will be published 
next week. ********** May 11, 1961 

Among the out-of-town relatives attending the funeral services for Mrs. Arthur Melcher 
on Monday were: Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Jaeger of Seattle, WA. , Mr. and Mrs. Walter Melcher of 
Polaris, MT.; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Melcher of Minneapolis, MN.; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Melcher 
and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Steger of Breckenridge , MN. ; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Melcher of St. 
Paul, MN. Also relatives and friends from Wheaton, Wahpeton and Lidgerwood. 

********** May 11, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS :.. .Rudolph Worner of Minneapolis, son of Mrs. Emma James, passed 
away Thursday morning. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Paul 
Bohn left Friday and Mr. and Mrs. Malvin Bohn, Mrs. Martha Bohn, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Worner 
left early Saturday morning to attend the funeral. 

Mr. Worner is a nephew of Mrs. Martha Bohn and a cousin to Paul and Melvin Bohn also 
Mrs. Ralph Worner. *,,***,, ^ * * „ May 11, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... Mrs. Hilda Manske received a telephone call from Mr. Dave Mittag 

of Azurs, CA., that Mrs. Martha Mittag passed away Thursday morning. Mrs. Mittag was a 

sister-in-law of Mrs. Manske. The funeral was Saturday. No relatives from here were able 

to attend the funeral. ^j.^^^.^.^^^^ ., ,, ,r^ri 

********** May 11, 1961 

BLADOW FUNERAL HELD SUNDAY 

Funeral services for William Bladow, 84, who passed away Thursday evening at the St. 
Gerard Hospital, were held on Sunday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rev. Otto Truog 
officiating. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery here. The Wipperman Funeral 
Home was in charge of arrangements. 

William Bladow son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bladow was born May 29th, 1886, at Elroy, WI. 
At the age of nine he came, with his parents, to the Dakota Territory, settling on a farm 
near H^nkinson. He was married to Ella V'edenwaldt and they resided on a farm in Duerr 
Township until 1941, when they retired and moved to Hankinson. His wife and a son, Willis 
preceded him in death. 

He is survived by children : Louise, Mrs. Albert Franz, Elmer and Letoy of Hankinson; 
Orville, Battle Lake, MN., Lilla, Mrs. Charles Hrdlicka, Lidgerwood, and Ewald, New Effing- 
ton and by half brothers and sisters, Harry, Edwin, Maynard, Rudolph and Mrs. Martha Boldt, 

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Mrs. Clara Mauer, Mrs. Lydia Hilstad, and by 26 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Pallbearers were; Harold Kuehl, James Bladow, Norman Medenwaldt, Alvin Medenwaldt, 
Charles Medenwaldt and Emmanuel Franz. 

********** May 18, 1961 

WILLIAM JERESZEK 

Funeral services for William Jereszek, 57, who passed away suddenly Wednesday evening 
May 10th, were held on Saturday from the Wipperman Funeral Home with Father Studzinski 
officiating. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery, Lidgerwood. 

William Jereszek, son of Thomas and Antonette Jereszek, was born at Lidgerwood, Sept. 
4th, 1904. He attended public school and engaged in farming in Duerr Township. On Nov. 
10th, 1943, he was married to Mildred Martinson. They lived on this farm until 1952 when 
they moved to Hankinson, where they have since resided. 

Surviving are his wife, sisters, Mrs. Mike (Marcella) Schnieder, Mrs. Albert (Evange- 
line) Novotny and Mrs. George (Elinor) Martinson and brothers, George and Louis all of 
Lidgerwood and John of Borup, MN. Pallbearers were John Scheller, John Kutter, Alvin 
Erickson, George Scheller, Robert Bohn and Helmuth Radloff. 

********** I^y 18, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Charles Tracy spent the weekend at St. Cloud where she attended 
the funeral of her brother-in-law, Clarence J. Guide. 

********** I^y 18, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mitzel, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Loll, Mrs. Luella 

Struble and Miss Luella Loll motored to Paynesville, MN., Monday to attend a funeral of a 
relative. ********** Hay 25, 1961 

BRIGHTWOOD NEWS: Mrs. Lisetta Klawitter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klawitter, Elroy Kla- 

witter, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bellin, Mrs. Gertrude Medenwaldt and Mr. and Mrs. Percy Ander- 
son motored to Ottertail Lake on Tuesday where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Lisetta 
Klawitter 's sister, Mrs. Emily Winkleman. 

********** June 1, 1961 

BROTHERS DEATH 
Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Lange received word on Friday evening that Mr. Lange's brother, 
John Lange of Storm Lake, lA. , passed away on Thursday evening suddenly at his home with 
a heart attack. John Lange was a one time resident of Fairmount and farmed the Lange home- 
stead on the farm that is now owned by Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Bernard. The Langes left on 
Saturday morning to attend the funeral on Sunday. 

********** June 1, 1961 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES in CHICAGO 
Albert C. Hoefs, a former Hankinson resident, passed away in Chicago, IL., on Tuesday 
May 23rd, 1961, after residing there for the past 19 years. 

He is survived by his wife, Helen; two sons, August of Birnamwood, WI., and Clarence, 
of Wahpeton; two daughters, Irene Nells and Beatrice Tyson, both of Chicago; two brothers, 

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Robert of Milwaukee, WI., and Rudolph of Hankinson; and seven grandchildren. 

Interment was at Union Ridge Cemetery, Chicago. 

********** June 8, 1961 

WALLMAN FUNERAL TO BE HELD FRIDAY 

The Hankinson community was shocked at the sudden death of Gustave Wallman on Tuesday 
morning at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wallman in Brightwood Township. 

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 PM from the Evangelical and Reformed Church 
with Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. Interment will be in the E & R Cemetery at Hankinson. 
The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Gustave Wallman, son of Carl and Bertha Wallman was born May 15th, 1892, at Hankinson. 
He attended rural school and grew to manhood in this community. On the 14th of June, 1921, 
he was united in marriage to Ida Korth. She passed away on the 21st of Aug. 1921. 

He made his home with his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wallman, where 
he engaged in farming. He was a member of the E & R Church and was a World War I veteran. 

Mr. Wallmans's survivors are his sister, Mrs. Anna Godejohn and Mrs. Robert Vedder; 
brothers, William and Emil, all of Hankinson. 

The pallbearers will be Orin and Milton Vedder, Elroy and Alfred Milbrandt and Lester . 
and Arthur Boldt. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ j^^^ ^3^ ^9^1 

ERICK WITT RITES HELD AT ST. JOHN's 

Funeral services are being held this Thursday afternoon, at 2 PM from St. John's Luth- 
eran Church at Belford Township, for Erick Witt, 86, of Hankinson, who passed away Monday 
morning at St. Gerard's Hospital. He had been ill the past month. 

Erick Will was born in Germany, Nov. 5th, 1875, son of August and Caroline Witt. At 
an early age he immigrated to America with his parents, settling on a farm near Mantador. 

On Oct. 17th, 1899, he was married to Emma Rackow at St. John's Lutheran Church. 
They farmed in Brandenburg Township, which farm is now occupied by his son, Robert and his 
family. His wife died in 1918. He stayed at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Robert Bohn 
for the past year. 

Surviving are his daughters, Anna, (Mrs. Rudolph Bohn) of Kindred; Minnie, (Mrs. Robert 
Bohn) of Hankinson; Martha (Mrs. Ewald Gehler) of Great Bend; son, Robert Witt of Hankinson; 
15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granchild. His wife and 
three children preceded him in death. 

Pallbearers are Lloyd Bohn, Gerald Bohn, Harold Bohn, Larry Gehler, Donald Mans and 
Raymond Mans. ********** June 15, 1961 

ACCIDENT KILLS SISTER 

Mrs. Rufus Lange, Mrs. Ed Eckberg of Wheaton, Mrs. Mamie Anderson of White Rock and 
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Agrell of Detroit Lakes left early Saturday morning for Montana to 
attend the funeral of their sister Mrs. Ray Shill (Ida) on Monday. Mrs. Shill was killed 
in an auto accident in Washington near Odessa, while on a return trip from a visit with 
her daughter that resides in Washington. Mr. Shill and two grandchildren were not serious- 
ly injured. ********** june 15, 1961 

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MRS. PAUL KRUEGER 

GREAT BEND NEWS :.. .Funeral services were held for Mrs. Paul Krueger on Saturday even- 
ing at the new Vertin Funeral Home at 8 PM and from the Evangelical Trinity Lutheran Church 
at Great Bend at 2 PM on Sunday. Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery south of Great Bend. 
The services were in charge of Pastor Richard Teuscher. Mrs. Krueger had passed away to her 
eternal reward on Thursday, June 8th, falling asleep at the St. Francis Hospital. She had 
been in failing health for some time and on June 5th she was taken to the hospital but 
turned weaker and had turned for the worse. 

Mrs. Krueger was bom on August 30th, 1903 in Brandenburg Township, daughter of Mr. 
and Mrs. Henry Bohn and grew to womanhood in this community. She married Paul Krueger on 
Aug. 5th, 193 A and fanned near Great Bend. Mrs. Krueger was a life long and faithful mem- 
ber of Trinity Lutheran Church. She leaves to mourn her husband, two sons, Delwood of 
Breckenridge and Donald at home. One sister, Lena Bohn and four brothers, Richard Bohn 
of rural Wahpeton, Otto, Frank and Gustav Bohn all of Great Bend, as well as many other 
relatives also survive. Pallbearers were Orville Wefel, Melvin Wefel, Lowell Bohn, Gordon 
Schultz, Harlan Damon and Arthur Krueger. 

********** June 15, 1961 

LARSON'S ATTEND BROTHERS FUNERAL 

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Larson, son Van, and daughter, Mrs. Clarence Murach, attended the 
funeral on Wednesday, for Mr. Larson's brother, Wm. Larson, 61, of Milnor. He passed away 
Sunday. 

The funeral was held at the Milnor Lutheran Church Wednesday afternoon. 

********** June 15, 1961 

Word has been received here that Henry Jasmer passed away Sunday after a lengthy 
illness. Mr. Jasmer is a brother of Mrs. Wm. Westphal. They reside in Villard, MN. 

********** June 22, 1961 

BIRNBAUM RITES HELD MONDAY 

Funeral services for Miss Matilda Birnbaum of Elma Township, were held Monday morning 
from St. Philip's Church, Rev. Fr. Studzinski celebrating the funeral mass. Interment was 
in Calvary Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Matilda Birnbaum, daughter of Theodore and Juliania Birnbaum, was born in the family 
home in Elma Township, Dec. 19th, 1897. She attended rural school and spent most of her 
life here. For twelve years she was priest housekeeper at Stirum and Mooreton, ND. She 
passed away suddenly Friday evening. 

She is survived by sister, Clara, Brothers, Michael and Joseph, all at home. She was 
preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Ted and John and a sister Ann. 

Pallbearers were: John Schiltz, Francis Schiltz, John Wilm, John A. Hentz, John Roth 
and Herman Bagus. ********** June 29, 1961 

Mantador News;.... Mr. and Mrs. Ed Luebke and family attended the funeral of her nephew 
James Weber at the St. Anthony's Catholic Church on Tuesday morning. 

********** June 29, 1961 



ROBERT ZIEGELMAN DIES in ST. PAUL 
Word was received here from St. Paul, that Robert Ziegelmann had passed away at 
St. Paul on Wednesday, July 5th. He was a former resident of Hankinson. 

Funeral services will be held at Great Bend, Saturday afternoon at 2 PM. Visitation 
will be at the Wipperman Funeral Home Friday afternoon and evening. 

A complete obituary will appear in next week's issue of The NEWS. 

***** ***** July 5^ 1951 

ROBERT ZIEGELMAN RITES HELD SATURDAY 

Robert Ziegelman, 82, formerly of Great Bend, died Wednesday, July 5th, in Minneapolis, 
where he had resided the past few years. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 8th, at 
2 PM. , at Trinity Lutheran Church at Great Bend with Rev. Henry Fry, pastor of Immanuel 
Lutheran Church, Wahpeton, officiating. Interment was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. 

Visitation was at Wipperman Funeral Home, Hankinson, Friday afternoon and evening. 
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Agnes Oppegard, St. Paul and two sons, Elmer and 
Robert A., of Minneapolis. There are eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
Other relatives are Mrs. Herman Brandt and Carl Ziegelman, both of Hankinson. 

********** July 13^ 1961 

MRS. MARY BOELKE RITES HELD HERE 

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Boelke, 76, who passed away Saturday evening at the 
St. Francis Hospital, were held Tuesday at 10 AM at the St. Philips Church in Hankinson. 
Father L. Studzinski officiated at the funeral mass. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 
Visitation was at the Wipperman Funeral Home Monday afternoon. Rosary was said that evening. 

Mary Hermes was born at St. Joe, WI . , Jan. 3Gth, 1885, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob 
Hermes. At the age of three she came with her parents to Dakota Territory, settling on a 
farm near Tyler She attended rural school and lived in the vicinity until her death. She 
was married to Robert Boelke, Nov. 25th, 1908. They farmed south of Great Bend. After 
the death of her husband in 1942, she lived with her son, Gerald Boelke and family on the 
family farm near Great Bend. 

Mrs. Boelke is survived by a daughter (Harrietta) Mrs. Raymond Reinke of Detroit Lakes, 
four sons, Elroy "of Brook, IN., Cyril of Glenwood, MN. , Gerald and Dennis of Great Bend, 
21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 

She also leaves six brothers and three sisters, Joseph Hermes, Mooreton, Ed of Fairmount, 
Alfred of Youngston, OH., George of Sheldon, WA. , Adolph of British Columbia, Leo of Port- 
land, OR.; Mrs. Arthur Anderson of Isanti, MN., Mrs. Joseph Friedricks and Mrs. John Gilles 
both of Wahpeton. 

Pallbearers were: Mike, Francis and Lawrence Hermes, Robert Kinn, Harold Stein and 
Mike Gilles. ********** July 20, 1961 

MONARCHS PITCHER DIES IN CAR CRASH 

John E. Morris, 19 year old Wahpeton youth and pitcher for the Hankinson Monarchs this 
year, died in St. Francis Hospital shortly after an auto crash in the city of Wahpeton 
Monday night at about 11:30. The car, which he was driving, failed to make a turn and 

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rammed into a tree near a park. 

He is survived by his parents and three sisters. Funeral services will be held in 
St. John's Catholic Church Friday at 10 AH. 

********** July 20, 1961 

MANTADOR OIL DEALER SUCCUMBS 

Aubrey Pipkin, 50, of Mantador passed away early Tuesday morning in the St. Francis 
Hospital, Breckenridge, MN. He became ill July 7th and was taken to the hospital by ambul- 
ance. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:15 from the Wipperman Funeral Home and at 
2 PM from the St. John's Lutheran Church, Belford Twsp. Rev. W. H. Cordts will officiate. 
Interment will be in the church cemetery. 

Aubrey Pipkin, son of William and Sarah Pipkin, was born at Friendship, AR. , on Sept. 
7, 1910. He attended school there, later going to Chicago, IL. On June 4th, 1945, he was 
married to Marjorie Hejtmanek at Chicago. In 1947 they moved to Mantador where he was en- 
gaged in the bulk oil business. 

He is survived by his wife, sister, Idabelle and brother, Max of N. Little Rock, AR. , 
Howard and Dallas of Chicago, IL. The pallbearers will be Frank Kanera, Chris Schultz, 
Elmer Gaedcke, Elroy Schubert, Gary Tiegs and Kenneth Jentz. 

********** July 20, 1961 

Mrs. Clara Kjelstrup received word that her cousin, Mrs. George Scott of Jamestown, 
passed away on Monday. ********** July 20, 1961 

TANNAS SERVICES HELD SUNDAY 

Funeral services for a former States Attorney of Divide County, and more recently a 
resident of Hankinson, were held from the Wipperman Funral Home Sunday afternoon. The 
Rev. Otto Truog, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church officiated at the last rites for E. A. 
Tannas . Burial was in Hillside Cemetery here. 

He had been ill for quite some time. In June he and Mrs. Tannas moved to Hankinson, 
where several sisters of Mrs. Tannas reside. He passed away Thursday night at the age of 81. 

Surviving him, besides his wife, are a daughter, Mrs. Frank (Lillian) Rugg, Calgary, 
Alta., Canada, and a son, Lawrence E. of Wilmington, CA. There are six grandchildren and 
several great-grandchildren. 

He was born in Kingsvinger, Odalen, Norway, on Sept. 7th, 1880, a son of Art and Inga 
Tannas. With them, he came to the U. S. in 1889. He attended grade school in Otter Tail 
County, MN. , and then attended Park Region College at Fergus Falls. Later he studied law 
at the Chicago School of Law. He homesteaded near Flaxton in 1905, and was married July 
2nd, 1906 to Annie G. Karls. 

Besides serving terms as States Attorney for various periods during his life, Mr. 
Tannas was also active in Red Cross of Divide County, a member of the Concordia Lutheran 
Church and Brotherhood and the Crosby Kiwanis Club. In the village of Ambrose he served 
as Veterans Service Officer of Divide County for many years. 

Pallbearers were six nephews, George Robinson, Jackie Robinson and W. J. Roth of Hank- 
inson: Earl Deans of Fairmount and Melvin Hovland and Ted Fritz, Jr. of Pelican Rapids. t-IN. 

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BONINE TO BE BURIED AT MINOT 

Services for Manford Bonine, 93, of Fairmount, will be held Friday afternoon from the 
Thompson - Larson Funeral Home at Minot. Interment will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Minot. 

Manford Bonine was born on March 4, 1868, at Perry, lA. He was a government mail car- 
rier. In the past years he made his home with his son, Ralph Bonine in Fairmount. His 
wife preceded him in death. 

He is survived by a son, Ralph of Fairmount, daughters; Mrs. Ray Douglas of Spring- 
field, AR., and Mrs. Leslie Eberhard of Bismarck, AR. 

Arrangements were in charge of the Wipperman Funeral Home. 

********** July 27, 1961 

HERMAN BRUMMOND RITES HELD HERE 

Funeral services for Herman Brummond of rural Hankinson were held at 2:30 Tuesday at 
the Wipperman Funeral Home. Rev. Otto Truog officiated. Interment was in Immanuel Luth- 
eran Cemetery. 

Mr. Brummond passed away Saturday in the St. Gerard's Hospital, where he had been a 
patient the past two weeks. He was born Dec. 31st, 1885, near Mooreton, ND. , son of Jul- 
ius and Augusta Brummond. He attended the rural school and grew up in the community. 

He was married to Mathilda Griepentrog on June 7th, 1910. They resided for a time at 
Great Bend and Hankinson, then settled on a farm in Greendale Township, where he has since 
resided. Several years ago he suffered a stroke from which he never fully recovered. 

Surviving are his wife, daughters, Lola, Mrs. John Poss, Moorhead; Delores, Mrs. Art 
Furstnow, Aberdeen, WA.; Bernice, Mrs. Lloyd Hanson, Valley City; Mavis at home; Carol, 
Mrs. Alvin Loraas of Lidgerwood; sons, Walter, Ranley, lA. ; Milton at home; Norman, Denver, 
CO.; Curtis, Breckenridge ; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Their first child, 
Bessie Ann died in infancy. 

Also the following brothers and sisters survive; Frank, Herried, SD. ; John of Hankin- 
son; Mrs. Art Thorson, Pollcok, SD.; and Mrs. Delia Tucker, Minneapolis. 

Pallbearers were: Joseph Schiltz, Roy Dickerman, Fred Stracke, Robert Tiegs, Harry 

Boldt and Herman Prochnow, Jr. 

********** August 3, 1961 

WILLIAM R. MILLER DIES at AGE 88 

Funeral Services were held for William R. Miller, 88, at the Vertin's Funeral Home, 
Wahpeton, Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 2nd, at 1:30 PM. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. 
Rev. Loyal Golf, Pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church, Wahpeton, officiated. 

Mr. Miller passed away in a Jamestown hospital, July 31st. He was born May 19th, 1873 
at Chicago, IL. As a child he moved with his parents to Aurelia, lA., and in 1910 moved 
to Walnut Grove, MN. He was united in marriage to Grace Forestal, Oct. 1911. In 1919 they 
moved to Hankinson, residing on a farm in Waldo Township. In 1948, they retired and moved 
to Wahpeton. Surviving are his wife, Grace and four sisters. 

********** August 3, 1961 



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RECEIVED WORD of DEATH of FRIEND 

Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Leathart received word on Sunday of the death of Mrs. Rena Frost 
(Baker) of St. Paul. She passed away on Saturday, July 22nd, at her home. She had tau- 
ght school many years at White Bear, MN., and was always a summer visitor at the Leathart 
home. ********** August 3, 1961 

JAKE PHILLIPS DIES WEDNESDAY 

Jake Phillips, 68, of Fairmount, died on Wednesday morning at the St. Francis Hospital 
in Breckenridge, MN., after being an overnight patient. 

He was born in 1893 in Russia. At six years of age, he came to Minneapolis where he 
eventually became a contractor until 1936. In June of 1918 he married Florence Greenstein. 
In 1940 they moved to Fairmount where he owned the Phillips Fur and Wool Co. This busin- 
ess is now operated by his two sons, Morris and David. 

Mr. Phillips was preceeded in death by his son, Hymie, who was killed over the North 
Sea in World War II and one brother. 

He is survived by his wife, two sons, Morris and David, both of Fairmount, four grand 
children, two sisters, Mrs. Louis (Rose) Udell and Mrs. Samuel (Rae) Aransohm, both of 
Minneapolis and two brothers, Harry of Thief River Falls and Sam of Minneapolis. 

Funeral arrangements were made by Aaron-Zeesman Chapel of Minneapolis and interment 

was in Minneapolis. j.^^^^^^_^_^, . ,,„^, 

^ ********** August 3, 1961 

ED GERMAN'S BROTHER DIES in OAKES WED. 

Ed German received word that his brother. Math German, 75, of Gulph, ND. , passed 

away in a hospital in Oakes Wednesday afternoon. He had suffered injuries in a farm 

accident earlier in the week. ^j.^^^^^^^^ . ,r, ir><:i 

********** August 10, 1961 

BRANDT PASSES AWAY in EVERETT, WA. 

Edward Brandt, 75, of Everett, WA. , a brother of the late Herman Brandt, died Aug. 

6th, Funeral services were held Wednesday at Everett. 

Surviving relatives are two sisters, Minnie Wittian and Sadie Brandt, of Everett, WA. 

********** August 10, 1961 

Mrs. David Solid and Margaret K. Hentz attended the services in memory of Mrs. Annie 
Godfredson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Enderlin, ND., on Friday- 

********** August 10, 1961 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES 
Mrs. Mollie Ballard received word Monday of the death of a friend and one time neigh- 
bor, Mrs. Charles A. Tuttle, July 9th at her home in Monrovia, CA. Word was received from 
her son, Charles Tuttle, Jr. The family resided in Fairmount several years when Mr. Tuttle 
was in the land real estate business, and they lived neighbors to the Ballard family. 

********** August 10, 1961 



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GUSTAVE WENDT FUNERAL HELD 

Funeral Services for Gustave Wendt, 77, who passed away Thursday at the St. Francis 
Nursing Home, were held Sunday from St. John's Lutheran Church, Belford Township, Rev. 
Wm. Deutschausen, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. 

Gustave Wendt, son of John and Emestina Wendt, was born in Belford Township, Feb. 
5th, 1884. He attended rural school and engaged in farming in this vicinity. For the past 
10 years he was cared for at the St. Francis Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by 
his parents; sisters, Mrs. Henry Krause, Mrs. Herman Weber and Mrs. Walter Gerber", a sister, 
Mrs. Percy Reynolds, St. Paul survives. 

Pallbearers were: Oscar and Clifford Krause, Art Weber, Ervin Falk, George Mauer and 
Herbert Krause. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** August 17, 1961 

Mrs. Arthur Luick of this community and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Braun of Breckenridge ,MN. , 
drove to Oakes, Saturday, where they attended the funeral of an uncle. Matt German. 

********** August 17, 1961 

FORMER RESIDENT DIES 
Mrs. Mollie Ballard received word from a family friend of the death of Charles Tuttle 
in California, August 2nd. Mrs. Tuttle had just passed away July 19th, and both were for- 
mer neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. George Ballard. 

********** August 17, 1961 

AUTO CRASH VICTIM'S RITES to be HELD FRIDAY AFTERNOON 
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ZA.ght, -U ihoMn (ixasninJ.nQ the. body 0($ GoJiy Navnxvtii Mho vocu> CAa6hed to dejxth vohzn thz coa 
-in iAjhA.ch ht woi fu.dtng Kottdd ovzn. on hJjn a(^tzA hz Mcui thAown out. On the. zxt/izme. tz^t -Ui 

Max WA.ppeAman, Jfi., HanihinAon Thz cat mcu, tippzd back on -iti whzzJLt, bzf^oiz Vi. Batz- 

man aA/U.\JZd. Thz onz coA acctdznt occuAJizd on RZchZand County Highway No. 3 iouthMZit Oj$ 

HankA.nion zoJity Sunday moKntng. 

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Funeral services for Gary Navratil, 15, of New Effington, SD., an auto accident victim 
will be held at 2 PM, Friday, August 25th, at Bethany Lutheran Church, New Effington. 
Interment will be in the Bohemian Cemetery, north of that village. Rev. R. Huglen will 
officiate . 

Navratil was killed when the car in which he was riding skidded on a curve on Co. Road 
No. 3., seven miles west and seven miles south of Hankinson and overturned, pinning the boy 
beneath the machine. 

Driver of the car, authorities said, was Myron Kluge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kluge 
whose post office address is New Effington but who farms in North Dakota southwest of Hank- 
inson. Another passenger in the car was Russell McKee of Rosholt, who was treated at St. 
Gerard's Hospital and later released. 

The accident occurred at 12:40 Sunday morning as the car was within a few hundred feet 

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of the driver's home. The young driver apparently lost control of the car going around 
a curve as he was traveling north on the county road. The vehicle rolled one and a half 
times into the right ditch. McKee and Kluge were thrown clear as the car rolled. Navratil 
was also thrown out on the left side but the car landed on top of him. 

The 1954 Chevrolet was almost totally wrecked, the glass in the car being broken, the 
top and left side sever ly damaged. 

Investigating the accident were state highway patrolmen. Earl Dosch and Ronald Evenson. 
Dr. C. V. Bateman, county coroner, also was called and the Wipperman ambulance, from Hankin- 
son, was likewise summoned. 

Gary Navratil, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Navratil of New Effington, was born at Hankin- 
son on July 8th, 1946. He attended the rural school in that area and later at New Effington. 

He is survived by his parents, a sister, Joyce (Mrs. William Winefeldt, Minneapolis) 
a brother, Roger, in the armed services in Japan and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. 
Meyer, Sauk Center, MN., and Mrs. Leopold Navratil, New Effington. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The death of Navratil brings 
to. four the number of fatalities on Richland County highways this year. 

********** August 24, 1961 

RECEIVE WORD of DEATH of FORMER RESIDENT 

FAIRMOUNT' NEWS: . . .Mr . and Mrs. Herb Kutzer received word from Catherine Birtel of the 
death of her sister, Frances' husband, Alfred E. Linzer of 1079 Nolo Street, Honolulu, HI., 
who passed away on August lOth. The Birtel family were Fairmount residents for many years. 

********** August 24, 1961 

FORMER CREAMERY MANAGER DIES 

Elmer E. Landeen, former Hankinson Co-op Creamery manager here for several years, 
suddenly died at his home at 4014 - 4th St. NE . Minneapolis, MN., Monday evening. He 
was 66 years old. 

A former resident of Hankinson, Mr. Landeen was manager of the local creamery from 
1928 to June of 1943. After moving to Minneapolis, he was employed by the Land O'Lakes 
Creameries, Inc., and retired only a few years ago. 

Mr. Landeen 'is a brother-in-law of Philip Augdahl of Milnor. 

********** August 31, 1961 

GREENDALE NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Herding and Alvin, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Herding, 

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Herding and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bach and Mrs. Anna Bach, Mrs. 
Carl Differding, Mrs. John Cast, Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Muehler attended the funeral of baby 
Herding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Herding at Faynesville, MN., on Saturday morning. 

********** August 31, 1961 

SONORA NEWS:.... Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wieser and Mr. and Mrs. Allie Wieser accompanied 
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wieser to Humpfry, NE. , on Thursday, where they attended the funeral 
of the Wieser's brother-in-law, Allie Hoffman, who had passed away. 

********** August 31, 1961 

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ELMER LANDEEN 

Funeral services were held at the St. Mathews Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN., for 
Elmer E. Landeen on Thursday, Aug. 31st. He passed away Aug. 28th. 

Mr. Landeen was born on Aug. 20th, 1893, at Garfield, MN., son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel 
Landeen. He spent his childhood there. He enlisted in the Navy in 1917 and served 22 
months. He was married to Mabel Augdahl on July 29th, 1930. Mr. Landeen was manager of 
the Hankinson Co-op Creamery from 1930 to 1943, moving to Minneapolis where he was employ- 
ed at the Land 'Lakes Creameries until his retirement in 1958. 

Surviving are his wife, Mabel, 2 children, Joan Kendall and Floyd Landeen of Minnea- 
polis; 3 grandchildren, Karen and Heidi Kendall and Terry Landeen, three sisters and one 
brother. 

Interment was in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. 

********** September 7, 1961 

REQUIEM MASS HELD FOR CLAUSEN 

Requiem Mass was held at St. Philips Church here Tuesday for Arden J. Clausen, 50, 
Soo Line roadmaster. Rev. Fr . L. Studzinski officiated. Burial was at Conway, ND., 
northwest of Grand Forks, ND. Mr. Clausen passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon at 
his home here. 

Arden J. Clausen, son of Martin and Anna Clausen, was born July 13th, 1911, at Calio, 
ND. He attended the Public School, St. John's College and the Univ. of ND. He had been 
employed by the Soo Line Railway in different capacities since 1927, working at Thief 
River Falls, MN., Fond du Lac and Superior, WI., before coming here 10 years ago. 

He is survived by his wife, Julianna; daughters, Patricia, Michelle and Catherine; 
his father, Martin Clausen and a sister, Mrs. Delores Steering, Los Angeles, CA. He was 
a member of the Fargo Knights of Columbus Lodge. 

********** September 7, 1961 

MANSKE RITES HELD TODAY 

Funeral services were held today (Thursday afternoon) for Willert Manske, 37, Great 
Bend, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. R. Tuescher officiating. Interment was in the 
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Great Bend, ND. 

Mr. Manske passed away on Monday afternoon at the St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge , 
MN. He had been in ill health since June. 

Willert Herman Manske, son of Herman and Hilda Manske, was born at Great Bend on May 
31st, 1914. He attended school there and was employed as a bookkeeper and parts manager 
for the Bohn Implement Co., Great Bend, for more than 20 years. He was married to Esther 
Bohn on Sept. 18th, 1935. He has resided at Great Bend his entire life with the exception 
of four years when they lived in Breckenridge, MN. 

He is survived by his wife, Esther; sons, Darrell, Robert and Kenneth; his mother, 
Mrs. Hilda Manske; sister, Mrs. Eldon (Pearl) Thiele, all of Great Bend and two grandchild- 
ren. Pallbearers were six nephews; Donavon, Arlin, Ronald and Gary Born, Dale Thiele, 

Jerome Herfindahl. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

September 7, 1961 
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Mr. and Mrs. Art Hanson attended the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. Clark Fields, at 
Ashby, MN., Tuesday. Mr. Hanson was one of the pallbearers. 

********** September 7, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Krump attended the funeral for Mrs. Krump ' s grandmother, Mrs. 
Martha Hess, 92, at Wheaton, MN., Monday afternoon. Mr. Krump was one of the pallbearers. 

********** September 7, 1961 

MARK FRANZ, 6, DIES WEDNESDAY 

Funeral services for Mark Allen Franz, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Franz, of Hank- 
inson, who passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 13th, at the St. Gerard's Hospital, will 
be held Saturday at 2 PM. , at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Rev. 0. Truog will conduct the 
last rites. Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

A prayer service will be held Friday at 8 PM at the Wipperman Funeral Home. 
Mark Allen was born June 2, 1955 at Bismarck, ND. , son of Emanuel and Irene Franz. Surviv- 
ing are his parents, three sisters, Karen, Nancy and Penny, one brother, Bruce. Also by 
paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franz of Hankinson and his maternal grandpar- 
ents. ********** September 14, 1961 

ROOB RITES TO BE HELD FRIDAY 

Funeral Mass will be conducted by Father L. Studzinski for Mrs. Peter (Annie) Roob, 
at the St. Philips Church, Friday, Sept. 15th, at 10 AJ-I. Mrs. Roob passed away on Tuesday 
at the St. Gerard's Hospital 

Annie Klein was born at Dacada, WI., March 28, 1882, daughter of Dominic and Cather- 
ine Klein. She resided here and attended school. In 1901, she was married to Peter Roob 
and they moved to a farm in Greendale Township, where she has since resided. Her husband 
died in 1935. 

Surviving are her daughters: Mrs. Alfred (Martha) Renelt of Wilmot, SD., Mrs. John 
(Florence) Wilm of Hankinson: sons, Ambrose, Rosholt, SD and Joseph of Hankinson, 29 
grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, sisters: Mrs. Kate Roob of Port Washington, WI., 
Mrs. Harold Galvin, Theusville, WI., and brother, John Klein of Fredonia, WI. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday with Rosary at 8 PM. , at the Wipperman Funeral 
Home. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Hankinson. Pallbearers are six grandsons, 
John Wilm, Jr., Lawrence, Anthony and Ambrose Roob, Jr., Richard and Donald Renelt. 

********** September 14, 1961 

MOTHER OF MRS. J. MONGOVEN DIES AT 92 
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mongoven left (today) Thursday for Erskine, MN., to attend the 
funeral of her mother, Mrs. M. Melquist, 92, who passed away Tuesday. 
Funeral services will be held Saturday. 

********** September 14, 1961 

Mr. and Mrs. John Brummond attended the funeral for Ewald Boettcher at Grace Lutheran 
Church in Breckenridge, MN., Monday afternoon. 

********** September 14, 1961 

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RITES for MRS. SCHMITZ HELD 
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Schmitz, of Mantador, who passed away Sunday evening 
at Glencoe, MN., were held Wednesday at 10 AM., from St. Peter and Paul's Church with 
Father Miller celebrating the Mass. Rosary was recited Tuesday evening at the Wipperman 
Funeral Home. 

Anna Deutsch was born on April 6th, 1893, at Portland, OR. At an early age she came 
with her parents to Eden, SD. , where she attended school. In 1916 she was married to 
Richard Gully and resided on a farm near Mantador. Mr. Gully passed away in August of 
1930. In 1934 she was married to Peter J. Schmitz. They lived in Mantador. Mr. Sch- 
mitz passed away in 1949. 

She is survived by sons, Edward and Jerome Gully and Peter Schmitz, all of Mantador; 
a brother. Max Deutsch and a sister, Mrs. Mary Skjonsberg of Britton, SD. 

********** September 21, 1961 

JOHN BLONDIN DIES at BREMERTON, WA. 
Word has been received here of the death of John Blondin of Bremerton, WA. 
Mr, Blondin passed away on Friday, Sept. 15th. He was the son-in-law of Mrs. Lola Maas 
and brother-in-law of Arnold Maas of this city. 

Surviving are his wife, Mildred, 3 children. Jack, Ann and Kring. 

********** September 21, 1961 

WORD RECEIVED 
Word was received by relatives Friday in Fairmount, of the death of Bertrum Ripley, 
Fort Pierce, FL., due to a car accident. 

Mr. Ripley was born in Fairmount and is the grandson of Mrs. Alice Swanson and neph- 
ew of Harlan and Roger Ripley. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ripley live at Dickin- 
son. Mrs. Ripley and son Kenneth flew from Dickinson to Florida to attend the funeral 
services . 

Mr. Ripley was 40 year old and leaves a wife and four children at Fort Pierce. He 
leaves many friends and relatives around Fairmount to mourn his death. 

*^******A* September 21, 1961 

SONORA NEWS:. ...Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kysilka and Harold attended the funeral of Mrs. Kys- 
ilka's brother-in-law, Chester Goad, who passed away at Colorado Springs, CO. The funeral 
was held at Sisseton, Thursday. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ September 28, 1961 

FRED GAEDCKE OF BELFORD AREA DIES 

Funeral services for Fred Gaedcke, 71, who died Saturday afternoon following a heart 
attack at his home in Belford Township, v;cre held Wednesday from the farm home and from 
St. John's Church in Belford Township. Rev. Duetschhausen conducted the service at the 
family home and Rev. Truog officiated at the church. 

There was visitation at the Wipperman Funeral Home in Hankinson from noon to 3 PM 
Tuesday and after 4 PM at the farm home. 

Fred Gaedcke was born t-Iay 18th, 1890, at the Belford farm and had lived all of his 

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life there. He was the son of John and Wilhelmina Gaedcke . 

He married Annie Polfuss in 191A. He is survived by his wife, sons: Elmer of Manta- 
dor and Alvin at home and daughter, Viola, Mrs. Ernest Stoltenow, Great Bend. There are 
five grandchildren. 

The pallbearers were Gerald Tiegs, Armond Tiegs, Rudolph Pankow, Donald Hohenstern, 

Otto Klawitter and Ervin Falk. 

********** October 5, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Word was received by relatives in Fairmount Monday of the death 
of Joseph Kubela of Wahpeton. His death was due to a heart attack. 

********** October 5, 1961 

FORMER RESIDENT KILLED BY TRACTOR 

Herman Kutter, 55, former resident of the Hankinson area, was killed Oct. 3rd, when 
the tractor he was driving tipped, pinning him underneath. He was a farmer near Grey Eagle, 
MN. Mr. Kutter was operating a corn binder about a half a mile from his farm home on the 
east shore of Big Birch Lake when the tractor tipped on its side and he was thrown under 
the machine. When her husband did not return at 6 o'clock, Mrs. Kutter went to the field, 
saw the accident and immediately summoned help. It is believed the accident occurred about 
5:30. 

Funeral services were held from the Villvjock Funeral Home in Grey Eagle last Friday. 
Mr. Kutter was born at Hankinson May 28th, 1906. He went to Grey Eagle in 1919. He was 
the son of Louis and Minnie Kutter. Mr. Kutter was married to Margaret Marty at Long 
Prairie, MN., on March 1st, 1930. 

Besides his wife, five children and 10 grandchildren, he is also survived by the fol- 
lowing brothers and sisters: Ralph and Adolph Kutter and Mrs. Ed Drager, Grey Eagle; 
and Mrs. Malte Engdahl, Minneapolis. Half-brothers and sisters surviving are: Peter, Harry, 
John, Frank and Clarence Kutter and Mrs. Paul Ohm, Hankinson; Louis and Bill, New Effington; 
Mrs. Peter Settergren, Maiden Rock, WI . ; and Mrs. Edith Christie, St. Peter, MN. 

Those attending the funeral from here were Peter, William, Frank and John Kutter, Mr. 
and Mrs. Louis Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ohm, Mrs. Gertrude 
Kutter, Roy, Allen, Dean and Loren Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kutter, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard 
Kutter, Mrs. Helge Sable, Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Klawitter, Mrs. Milo Rossow, Mr. and Mrs. 
Wencil Besek and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Kutter and Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Ohm. 

********** October 12, 1961 

RADDATZ RITES HELD TODAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. William (Martha) Raddatz, who passed away Monday, were held 
this Thursday afternoon from the Evangelical and Reformed Church. Rev. F. W. Paul officiated. 
Interment was in the Evangelical and Reformed Cemetery at Hankinson. 

Martha Boldt was born in Pommeran Germany on Oct. 6th, 1887. Her parents were Herman 
and Emelia Boldt. At the age of 2 she came to America with her parents. They came direct- 
ly to Hankinson where they lived on a farm south of town. 

On Nov. 20th, 1906, she was united in marriage to William Raddatz. They resided in 

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Hankinson until 1920, then moved to a farm in Elma Township. They resided there until 
1951, when they retired and moved into Hankinson. 

Mrs. Raddatz is survived by her husband, one daughter, Clarrene (Mrs. Gordon Prochnow) 
and one son, Wilbur Raddatz of Hankinson, and a granddaughter, two sisters, Mrs. Henry Mil- 
brandt and Mrs. Theo. Prochnow, two brothers, William and Harry Boldt of Hankinson. She 
was preceded in death by two children. 

Pallbearers were Albert and Arthur Boldt, Henry Wurl, Vern Smith, Wm. Westphal and 
Clarence Kutter. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** October 12, 1961 

MEAD KILLED AS TRUCK HITS FREIGHT TRAIN 

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Methodist Church in Fainnount 
for Chester A. Mead, 56, who met instant death Saturday at about 12:30 PM. , when his pickup 
truck collided with a Soo Line freight train on the northeast outskirts of Fairmovnt. The 
Rev. Charles Bryan, pastor of the church, officiated at the last rites. 

Mead was traveling north on the highway known as "Old 81" now a county road, when he 
hit the left front of the Soo engine. It struck the half ton Chevrolet pickup truck, 
dragging it over 100 feet down the track before it came to a stop, resting on its top on 
the south side of the main track. The Soo freight was westbound. 

Mead was pinned in the cab of the vehicle and died of chest injuries. Investigating 
the crash were highway patrolmen Earl Dosch, Ron Evenson and County Coroner, Dr. C. V. 
Bateman of Wahpeton. 

According to Engineer L. E. Carlson of Enderlin, authorities were told the trainmen 
had seen the truck approaching from a distance and were whistling when the vehicle was 
struck on the crossing. The truck slid onto the crossing in front of the engine with 
brakes applied, the engineer told the highway patrolmen. The train engine was not damaged. 

Mead lives just half a mile north of the crossing where the accident occurred and 
was on his way home. Mead leaves his wife and three daughters, Mavis, Mrs. Clayton 
Oberle, Bristol, SD., Marlys, Mrs. Lloyd Krause, Buena Park, CA. , and Jacquelyn, Mrs. 
Kenneth Kutzer, Fairmount. 

He also leaves a brother, Orville, of Minneapolis and the following sisters: Mrs. 
Albert Schroeder, Fairmount; Mrs. Minar Miller, White Rock, SD., Mrs. Clifford Wetherbee, 
Fergus Falls, MN.; Mrs. I. E. LeDuc, Willmar, MN.; Mrs. Lloyd Lien, Fainnount; Mrs. Roxy 
Frankl, St. Paul; and Mrs. Glenn Willis, Fairmount. 

********** October 12, 1961 

FORMER COUNTY NURSE DIES in CALIFORNIA 

A former Richland County school nurse, Adelaide Price, 88, died Oct. 9th at an Ana- 
heim, CA. , hospital. Funeral services were held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church of 
which she was a member. 

Miss Price, for whom an elementery school was named, devoted nearly a quarter of a 
century of her life to children in the Anaheim school district. She retired in 1948. 

A native of Minneapolis, Miss Price came to Orange County, CA . , 37 years ago. 

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Before going there she served for several years as a county school nurse in North 
Dakota. She received her training as a nurse at St. Luke's Hospital in Denver. 

Miss Price leaves a niece, Katherine Abnet, of Manhattan Beach, CA. , a nephew, Arthur 
Spotswood of Minneapolis and a great niece, Mrs. Dorothy Rhodes of Fullerton, CA. 

********** October 19, 1961 

H. TYSON DIES in MINNEAPOLIS 

Services for Herbert Tyson, 73, 2926 S. Ewing Ave., Mpls., MN., who died Sunday, 
were held on Wednesday at Welander-Quist Mortuary with burial in Lakewood Cemetery, 

Born in Hankinson, Mr. Tyson lived in Minneapolis most of his life. A retired 
employee of the Northweptern Bell Telephone Co., he was associated with numerous safety 
activities. 

In 1922 he was active in organizing the Duluth, MN., safety council and helped start 
a similar organization in Minneapolis several years later. He was on the Minneapolis 
mayor's traffic committee, the executive committee of the state safety council and the 
street traffic committee of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. 

Mr. Tyson was a past president of the Commonwealth Club and a member of Zuhrah Tem- 
ple of the Shrine, Scottish Rite and the Masonic Lodge in St. Cloud, MN 

Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Barbara Fellows, Minneapolis, MN. 

Mr. Tyson is well known here and visited his many friends in the locality during the 

75th Anniversary last summer. 

********** October 19, 1961 

BOEHNING RITES HELD THURSDAY 

Funeral services are being held this Thursday afternoon from the Immanuel Lutheran 
Church of rural Lidgerwood for Herbert Boehning, who passed away in Chicago on Oct. 21st. 
Rev. Donald Kirst officiated. Interment is in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. 

Herbert Boehning, son of Julius and Anna Boehning, was born at Hankinson on May 14th, 
1903. He attended rural school in Duerr Township. On April 1st, 1926, he was married to 
Lena Stack and that year, moved to Chicago, IL., where he has since resided. 

He is survived by his wife, two daughters; Mrs. Joyce Re and Mrs. Joan Rossnozel of 
Chicago, brothers.: Julius, John, Ewald, Arthur, Rudolph and Alfred Boehning, sisters: 
Mrs. Robert Muehler, Mrs. Ed Roeder, Mrs. Fred Wohl, Mrs. Paul Kutter, Mrs. Viola Porter 
and two grandchildren. 

Pallbearers are Reinhard and Albert Franz, John and Harry Kutter, Emil and Edward 
Marohl. The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

********** Oct. 26, 1961 

SISTER of F. PEITZ DIES in TEXAS 
Mrs. Helen Dudley Fulwider, 84, died at her residence at Mc Allen, TX. , Saturday, 
Sept. 30th, after a long illness. Born in Elizabeth, MN., she had lived at Garret, KS . , 
prior to moving to Mc Allen in 1924. She was a member of the First Methodist Church, of 
Chapter 14 of the Order of the Eastern Star of Mc Allen and prior to her illness was act- 
ive in Red Cross work. 

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Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. W. P. Moody of Mc Allen; four sisters, Mrs. Kath- 
erine Greene of Mc Allen, Mrs. Roy Diamond, Bismarck, Miss Teresa Peitz of Mc Allen, Miss 
Agnes Peitz of Washington, DC; and one brother, Frank Peitz of Hankinson. 

Funeral services were from the First Methodist Church. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery. 
Mrs. Roy Diamond of Bismarck flew to Mc Allen, to attend the funeral. Frank Peitz was un- 
able to attend. 

Mrs. Fulwider will be rememberd as Helen Peitz, daughter of the late Bernard Peitz. 

********** October 26, 1961 

WILLIAM HOFFMAN DIES HERE MONDAY 

Funeral services for William C. Hoffman, 75, of Mantador, will be held Friday at 
10 AM at the St. Peter and Pauls Church in Mantador, ND. Rev. George Miller will cele- 
brate the funeral mass. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery at Mantador. 

Mr. Hoffman passed away Monday evening Oct. 23rd, in the St. Gerard Hospital. Will- 
iam C. Hoffman was born at Herschner, IL., July 3rd, 1886. At the age of 10 he came with 
his parents to Renville, MN . , and attended public school there. In 1916, they moved to 
Mantador where he farmed and in recent years he did carpenter work. He had been in fail- 
ing health the past several years. 

He is survived by his wife, daughters, Mrs. Lorry Krause (Vivian) of Hankinson, Mrs. 
Elmer Stack (Norma) of St. Paul, MN., Mrs. Tony Althoff (Betty) of Resada, CA. , sons: 
Vernon of St. Paul, MN., William C, of Lubbock, TX., Irving of Chicago, IL. and James 
of Minneapolis. Brothers, Lee of Marshall, MN., John and George of Minneapolis, Frank of 
Sacramento, CA. , and a sister, Mrs. Gust Holzenkamp of Chicago. 

Pallbearers were: John Lingen, John Poster, John Pellman, Ray Heitkamp, Edmund Schultz 
and William Althoff. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** October 26, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :.. .Raymond Mergens, formerly of Fairmount, passed away on Saturday of 
a heart attack. The Mergens address is 1838 Guy Street, San Diego, CA. Mr. Mergens will 
be buried in California. ********** October 26, 1961 

FORMER MACHINE DEALER SUCCUMBS 

A retired implement dealer in Fairmount and well-known throughout this area passed 
away unexpectedly at his home in Fairmount Monday. He is Frank J. Sinner, 71, former 
owner of the Fairmount Implement Co. 

Solemn Requiem High Mass was held Thursday in St. Anthony Catholic Church, Revs. 
Richard W. Sinner, John Stempel and Alban Sauer officiated. Burial was at Casselton, ND. 

Mr. Sinner was born at Casselton, Sep. 3rd, 1890, and attended Sacred Heart Academy 
in Fargo, St. John's University at Collegeville, MN., and St. Thomas College. 

He married Cecelia Henn on July 24th, 1917. Mr. Sinner was a bank cashier at Hauge, 
Linton and Arthur, ND., and in 1923 moved to Fargo. 

He was associated with International Harvester Co., in Fargo, Valley City, Jamestown 
and Grand Forks, ND., and in 1947 established an implement firm here. He retired in 1958. 

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Surviving besides his wife are a son, Paul of Wahpeton; a daughter, Mrs. J. A. 
(Virginia) Ranzetti, Austin, TX. ; seven brothers: John, Albert and Leo of Casselton; 
Arthur of Redondo Beach, CA.; Joseph of Alton, XL.; Ralph of Fergus Falls, MN. , and Eug- 
ene of A31 8th Ave. S., Fargo; tVo sisters, Mrs. Clarence Miller, Mattoon, XL. and 
Mrs. Shelby Himes , Urbana, XL., and seven grandchildren. (Vertin's of Wahpeton) 

********** November 2, 1961 

Mrs. Albert Bladow, Mrs. Walter Ernst, Magdalen Lafrenz and their mother, Mrs. Agnes 
Lefrenz of Lidgerwood, attended the funeral of their cousin, Michael Gomarko at Cayuga, 
Saturday morning. ********** November 2, 1961 

PANKOW KITES HELD at ANAMOOSE 

Funeral services were held Oct. 26th from the St. Martin's Lutheran Church at Anamoose, 
ND., for Mrs. Henry Pankow, who passed away at a Harvey hospital. Rev. Gerhardt C. Asmus 
officiated at the services. Interment was made in the family plot. 

Mrs. Pankow, the former Emma Weltz, was born Oct. 15th, 1891, at Scotland, SD. She 
came to North Dakota by covered wagon with her parents in 1896 and the family homesteaded 
ne.ar Fessenden. Xn 1900 they moved southwest of Anamoose. 

In 1910 she married Mr. Pankow at Anamoose and the couple lived on a farm south of 
Anamoose until 1939 when they retired and moved to Mc Clusky. They returned to Anamoose 
in 1958. 

Survivors are her husband; two sons, Leonard of Moorhead, MN. , and Harold of White 
Bear Lake, MN. ; one daughter, Mrs. Don (Erna) Schwaderer, Anamoose; 11 grandchildren; 
and two great-grandchildren. 

Those attending the funeral from Hankinson were: Mrs. Gust Medenwaldt, Mrs. Henry 
Muehler, Edwin Medenwaldt, Fred Pankow, August Pankow, Sr., Rueben Pankow, August Pankow, 
Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pankow and Arnold Pankow of Wahpeton. 

********** November 9, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:... On Tuesday Mrs. Charles Loll received word from Grand Forks that 
her Aunt, Mrs. Robert Zietow had passed av;ay of a heart attack. Mr. and Mrs. Charles 
Loll attended the funeral at Grand Forks on Thursday. 

********** November 9, 1961 

Mrs. John Brummond received word that her brother-in-law, Dan Gryen of Houston, TX., 
recently passed away at his home. They formerly lived in the Cayuga area. 

********** November 9, 1961 

Mrs. Jack Place received word Monday that her brother, Herb. Hoefs of Fairmount passed 
away suddenly. The funeral will be held this Thursday at Fairmount. Mr. and Mrs. Richard 
Hoefs, formerly of Hankinson and Fairmount and now of Redmond, WA., and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis 
Bellin and family of Beach came to attend the funeral. 

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BROTHER-IN-LAW KILLED in HAY STACKER ACCIDENT 

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Larson were called to Wimbledon on Monday evening. Mr. Larson's 
brother-in-law, Iterkus Hanson, 44, was killed at about 6 PM that evening when a load of 
hay was dumped on him. Hanson and a neighbor were using a 4 wheel hay stack mover to 
move hay from a field to the Hanson farm when the accident occurred. 

Hanson died of internal injuries resulting from a crushed chest. The Larson's re- 
turned home Tuesday evening and will return to Wimbledon Saturday for the funeral. 

********** November 16, 1961 

HERBERT W. HOEFS RITES HELD 

Herbert W. Hoefs, 59, of Fairmount, passed away at his home Monday morning.. Funeral 
services were held Thursday morning of last week at the First English Lutheran Church at 
Fairmount. Rev. Richard Borchers officiated at the services. Interment was in St. John's 
Cemetery at Tyler. 

Born at Hankinson, Dec. 14th, 1901, Mr. Hoefs moved to the Lidgerwood area as a child. 
He moved to Fairmount as a young man where he began work as a railroad employee, contin- 
uing in this work until 1942. He took over the dray line in Fairmount until 1945. 

In 1945 he opened a cafe in Fairmount and operated this business until 1953, when he 
moved to Chetek, WI . , there he farmed until failing health forced his retirement in 1958 
and he returned to Fairmount. 

Mr. Hoefs was married to the former Sophia Cast, Sept. 21st, 1927. Surviving besides 
his wife, are a son, Kenneth of Chetek, WI.; three daughters, (Katherine) Mrs. Dwight 
Dwello of Geraldine, MT., Shirley Hoefs of Breckenridge, Ardis Hoefs of Grand Forks; and 
seven grandchildren. Also surviving are four brothers and three sisters: Chas , Wahpeton, 
Reinhard, Lidgerwood, Gilbert of Fairmount and Richard, Redmond, WA. ; Mrs. Chas. (Erna) 
Kath, Lidgerwood, Mrs. Gust (Linda) Foeltz, Fairmount, Mrs. Jack (Irene) Place of Hankin- 
son. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Serving as pallbearers 
were: Gilbert Hoefs, Jr., Carl Kath, Jr., Herbert Place, Delmer Hoefs, Norman Koppelman 
and Gerald Cast. Diane Flaten was the organist and Dennis Hoefs the vocalist. Vertin's 
Funeral Home, Wahpeton, was in charge of arrangements. 

********** November 16, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS :... .Mrs . Charles Thompson and Daryle attended the funeral of Mrs. 
Thompson's brother, Mr. Henry 0. Splittgerder of Erhard, MN . , on Wednesday afternoon. 

********** November 30, 1961 

MRS. GRUNDYSEN, 53, RITES HELD SATURDAY 
Funeral services were held Saturday for Mrs. Frank (Evelyn) Grundysen, 53, Fairmount, 
who died Wednesday in a Minneapolis hospital following surgery. Rev. Richard Borchers 
officiated at the services in the First English Lutheran Church at Fairmount. Interment 
was in the South Fairmount Cemetery. 

Born Jan. 15th, 1908, at Mooreton, Mrs. Grundysen lived in that area and was employed 
on the Bagg farm until the time of her marriage. She was married on July 10th, 1928, at 

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Racine, WI. The couple lived at West Allis, WI., for three years before moving to the 
Fainnount area where they farmed. 

The couple lived on the farm near Fairmount until Mr. Grundysen's death in 1957 when 
Mrs . Grundysen moved into Fairmount . She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary 
and the First English Lutheran Church Ladies Aid. 

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Louren Sund (Audrey), of Fairmount, three grand- 
children and two brothers and three sisters, Harry Tveter of Mooreton and William Tveter 
of Maddock, ND.; Mrs. Erail (Hilda) Fladby, Wahpeton and Mrs. Lester (Myrtle) Enfield and 
Mrs. Stanley (Mildred) Marsh, both of Minneapolis. 

Serving as pallbearers were: Earl Waite, Thad Branson, C. A. Kutzer, Rufus Lange, 
Herman Laske and J. D. Swanson. Vertin's Funeral Home of Wahpeton v/as in charge of 
arrangements. ********** November 30, 1961 

RITES FOR HENTZ TO BE HELD FRIDAY 

Funeral services for Mrs. John M. (Mathilda) Hentz of Hankinson, who passed away 
Monday in the St. Gerard's Hospital, will be held Friday at 2 PM at the Evangelical and 
Reformed Church. Rev. F. W. Paul officiating. Interment will be in the E. & R. Cemetery. 

Mathilda Foeltz was born in Elma Township, Nov. 23rd, 1892, She was the daughter of 
Mr. and Mrs. August Foeltz. She attended rural school and has always resided in this 
community. 

She was united in marriage to John M. Hentz, July 5th, 1913. They farmed in the Hank- 
inson vicinity and in 194 7 retired an moved into Hankinson. 

Surviving are her husband, daughter (Mildred) Mrs. Elroy Wahler of Lidgerwood, sons: 
LeRoy and Raymond of Hankinson, and also a sister, Mrs. Joe E. Nelson of Roundup, MT., a 
brother: Otto Foeltz of Riverside, CA. , and by 9 grandchildren. 

The pallearers are: Harold and Arthur Voeltz, Ervin Falk, Louis Gabbert, Nick Lick 
and Norman Wirtz. The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

********** December 7, 1961 

MANTADOR NEWS:... On Tuesday, Jack and Lawrence Mauch, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mauch, Mr. and 

Mrs. Leo Mauch, Mrs. Anna Mauch and Marvin and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Klosterman left for Adrian 

MN., to attend the funeral of their uncle, Tony Reckers. 

********** December 7, 1961 

ANDREW JORDAHL, 76, DIES SUNDAY 

Andrew Jordahl, 76, Fairmount, died Sunday in the St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge, 
MN. Funeral services were held at 1:30 PM on Wednesday at the Vertin's Funeral Chapel of 
Wahpeton, ND. Rev. Loyal Golf officiated at the services and interment was at Webster, SD. 

Born on Sept. 16th, 1885, in Bergen, Norway, Mr. Jordahl came to Sisseton, SD., in 1903. 
He worked for a short time in Fargo where he married Elizabeth Skothein on July 9th, 1918. 
They resided in Fargo for about two years before moving to Canada where they farmed. 

They moved to Webster, SD., in 1921 and Mr. Jordahl began work with the Milwaukee Rail- 
road. They moved to Fairmount in 1937 where they continued to live until July of this year 
when Mr. Jordahl became a resident of the Wahpeton Rehabilitation Center. He had retired 

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from railroad work in 1952. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance Way. 

Surviving are his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Warren (Beatrice) Mayer, Aberdeen, SD., 
and Alice, Wahpeton; and two grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Ole 
(Louise) Knutson, Edmonton, Alta, Canada; Mrs. Olinna Ronning , Vancouver, BC. , Canada; 
Mrs. Axel (Sylvia) Jeppon, Spokane, WA.; and two other sisters and a brother in Norway. 

********** December 7, 1961 

COMMITTAL SERVCIES HELD HERE TODAY 
Committal services are being held this Thursday, 2 PM. , at Hillside Cemetery, Hankin- 
son, for Mrs. John R. (Bertha) Jones, Jr., of Hannah, ND. She passed away Sunday evening 
at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alfred Prior. 

Her husband was a rural mail carrier at Hankinson for many years. He passed away in 
1936. The Wipperman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

********** December 7, 1961 

MRS. JOHN R. JONES, JR. 
Mrs. John R. Jones, Jr., 94, passed away Dec. 3rd, at Hannah, ND. She made her home 
with her daughter, Mrs. Alfred Prior after her husband's death in 1935, at Hankinson. 

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Campeau of Hollywood, CA. , Mrs. Alfred Prior 
or Hannah, ND., one granddaughter and two great-granddaughters. 

Her husband, John R. Jones, is a cousin of the Jones' of Hankinson. 

********** December 14, 1961 

Those attending the funeral of Ira Tisch of Peever, SD. , which was held Saturday at 
Claire City were: Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bladow, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wurl, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph 
Bladow, Henry Wurl, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bladow and family, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Bladow, 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gollnick and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Medenwaldt. Mr. Tisch passed away on 
Thursday morning. , ^ , ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ December 14, 1961 

GREAT BEND NEWS:...H. A. Deike and Evelyn, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Deike left on Sunday 
morning for Plainfield, lA., to visit the former's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Deike and 
will also attend the funeral of the former's brother-in-law, Fred Schmadekd at Parksville, 
Iowa, which is Tuesday. ********** December 14, 1961 

FAIRMOUNT NEWS:... Mrs. Clara Wettstein passed away Sunday afternoon at the St. Francis 
Hospital, Breckenridge, MN., after a lingering illness. 

********** December 14, 1961 

COMMITTAL RITES HELD for ANDREW JORDAHL 
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 6th, at Vertin's Funeral Chapel 
at Wahpeton, for Andrew Jordahl, who died Dec. 3rd, at the St. Francis Hospital in Brecken- 
ridge. Rev. Loyal Golf, pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church, Wahpeton, officiated. Mrs. F. 
Brown was the organist and she accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Merrill Griggs of Fairmount, 
who sang "Abide With Me." and "I'm But A Stranger Here, Heaven Is My Home." 

The pallbearers were Reinhard Awe, Rudolph Meyer, Nick Schmit, Math Schmit, Gust 
Foeltz and John Shaw. 

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Committal services were held the same afternoon at the Webster, SD., Cemetery. Rev. 
E. J. Haanstad, pastor of St. John's Lutheran, officiating. 

Mr. Jordahl was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. Nils, who died in 
1918. Relatives who attended the services at Wahpeton were: Ole Skotheim, Mr. and Mrs. 
Milton Jacobson and Kristi and Mrs. Anna Conklin, of Webster, SD. 

********** December 14, 1961 

S. JOHNSON RITES SET for SATURDAY 

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 PM from Waldo Lutheran Church at New Effing- 
ton, SD. , for Mrs. Sina Johnson of Lein Township, of rural New Effington. She passed away 
Dec. 18th, Rev. Stontenburg officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery. 

Sina Johnson was born in Norway, Aug. 8th, 1875, coming to America at the age of 12 
with her parents, residing at Brooten, MN. 

In 1898, she was married to Edward Johnson, settling on the present farm which was 
their homestead in Lein Township. She has resided there since. 

Mrs. Johnson had been bed ridden for the past year and was cared for by her daughter, 
Ethel. Surviving are her daughter, Ethel at home, Esther and Rudolph of California. She 
was preceded in death by her husband and two children, Arthur and Walter. 

The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

********** December 21, 1961 

MRS. FRANK WETTSTEIN, 79, DIES SUNDAY 

Mrs. Frank (Clara) Wettstein, 79, Fairmount, died Sunday in a local hospital. Funeral 
services were held at 10 AM Wednesday in St. Anthony's Catholic Church at Fairmount. 

Father John Stempel officiated at the services and interment was in the church cemetery. 

Born Sept. 4th, 1882, at Marytown, WI., Mrs. Wettstein moved to the Fairmount area with 
her husband following their marriage at Marytown in 1904. They continued to farm in that 
area until 1943 when they moved into Fairmount. Mr. Wettstein died in 1953. For the past 
year Mrs. Wettstein has resided with a daughter in Fairmount. She was a member of St. Ann's 
Altar Society. 

Surviving are three sons, Leo, Elk River, WI . ; LeRoy, Staples, MN.; and Elmer of Fair- 
mount; and two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Alvina) Gebhart, Fairmount; and Mrs. Carol (Lillian) 
Rehm, Henning, MN. Also surviving are two brothers, John Krause, Elkhart Lake, WI . , and 
Jacob Krause, Molone, WI . , and two sisters. 

Out of town attendees were: Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Rehm and Mr. John Rehm of Henning, MN . : 

Mrs. Rose Wettstein, Gilbert Wettstein, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lambert and Mr. Walter Gebhart 

of Wahpeton; Mrs. Angle Kubela, Campbell; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mullenbach, and Mr. and Mrs. 

Richard Gebhart of Wheaton; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Beeler of Breckenridge, and Mr. and Mrs. 

Charles Wanek of Doran. 

********** December 21, 1961 

MRS. BOHN of GREAT BEND DIES 
Mrs. Robert (Lizzie) Bohn, 74, life time resident of this community, died Friday after- 
noon, 12:45, at the St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN . , where she has been a patient 

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since Thursday morning, Dec. 21st. She had been in ill health for some time. 

Mrs. Bohn was born on April 20th, 1887, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Radke, at Great 
Bend. She grew to womanhood in this area and was baptized, confirmed and married in the 
Lutheran Church at Great Bend by deceased Pastor T. Hinck. She was a faithful member of 
the Trinity Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid. 

She was married to Robert Bohn, Nov. 4th, 1908, and lived in the area of Hankinson. 
In 1938 she, with her husband, moved to Great Bend, where she has since resided. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Evangelican Trinity Lutheran 
Church with Rev. Tichard Tuescher officiating. Visitation was at the Wipperman Funeral 
Home Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Interment was made in the church cemetery. Six nephews 
acted as pallearers. 

She is survived by two daughters; Mrs. Lloyd (Irene) Hingst, Mrs. Allen (LaVern) 
Schultz of Wahpeton; two sons, Raymond of Wahpeton and Milton of Great Bend; 14 grand- 
children and four great-grandchildren; two brothers. Otto Radke of Hankinson, William 
Radke of Lidgerwood; one sister, Mrs. Philip Worner of Wahpeton. She was preceded in 
death by one daughter and one son, five sisters and two brothers and her parents. 

********** December 28, 1961 

HALVOR SUNDE FUNERAL HELD 

Funeral services for Halvor Sunde, 80 were held on Thursday at 2 PM from the Brandvold 
Lutheran Church, north of Victor, SD., Rev. Pudas officiating. Interment was in the Brand- 
void Cemetery. The Wipperman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Halvor Sunde, son of Halvor and Gunhild Sunde, was born in Numedal, Norway, on April 
11th, 1881. In the year 1888, he came, with his parents, to America, settling in Sacred 
Heart, MN., later moving to Minot and to Sioux City, lA. In the fall of 1893, he came, 
with his parents, to Richland County, settling on a homestead in Elma Township, where he 
has since resided and fanned. 

Mr. Sunde became ill in July and passed away at the Nash Rehabilitation Center at 

Wahpeton on Dec. 24th. Surviving are his brother, Christ and sister, Mrs. Anna Livrud of 

Hankinson. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mrs. Jennie Swanson and 

a brother, Louis Sunde. j,j.j.j.^j.^^^^ „ -l ooir,^, 

' ********** December 28, 1961 



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Deaths start with page 82, 



Abnet 153 

Adamson 105,107 

Agrell 140 

Aguilar 12 

Ahrens 13 

Aker 12,22 

Albers 128 

Albrecht 107 

Allen 17,94,125 

Althoff 36,38,154 

Ambach 19,22,51,88 

Ames 135 

Anderson .,22,50,53,59,93 

97,139,140,142 

Andresen 126,127 

Aransohm 145 

Arndt 125 

Augdahl 93,94,147,148 

Avers 78 



Awe 



,96 



Bach 147 

Backlund 98 

Baer 107 

Bagus 57,101 

Baker 89,105,106,145 

Ballard 145 

Earner ' 117,124 

Barry 82,134 

Bastolich 47,50 

Baumgartner 31,35 

Bechtle 24 

Beck 136 

Becker 131 

Bellin 122,131 

136,139,155 

Be(h)ling 88,107 

Benton 86 

Benroth 129 



Berg 89,121 

Berglund 129 

Bergstrom 129 

Bernard 39,52,54,96 

Berndt .45,47,106,115,119 

Biggs 98 

Billington .117 

Birchem ..8,9,22,23,37,53 

90,101 

Birnbaum ,35,141 

Birtel 147 

Bishop 21,31,112 

Bisson 92 

Bladow 13,82,84,91,93 

97,98, ,99,103,119,120,124 
132,133,134,138,155,158.. 

Blankenburg 85 

Blazek 75,77 

Bleakley 137 

Blonin 150 

Boehning ..3,31,87,89,153 

Boelke 82,88,142 

Boettcher 149 

Bohlool 15,19 

Bohn 12,14,17,36,54 

69,72,100,101,105,106,107 
128,138,140,141,148,159.. 

Boldt 138,151 

Boll 38,50,51,76 

Bolstad 29,33 

Bommersbach54 ,105 , 122 ,127 

Bonine 144 

Boofce 28 

Boom 64 

Bopp 105 

Borgen 67 

Bosch 134 

Brackin 117 

Bradford 128 

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Brand 105 

Brandt 40,41,145 

Braun 54,119,146 

Brendef ur 4 

Bresnahan 109 

Brochaus 121 

Brockopp 51 

Brooks 50,55 

Brovald 101 

Brown 29 

Broz 71 

Brummond 99,105,144 

149,155 

Brunkhorst 6,7 

Bryan 77 

Bryant 36 

Bubolty 100 

Buck 77,82,84,121 

Buckhouse 2,40,43,70 

Campbell 92 

Campeau 158 

Carlton 112 

Carter 113 

Caulkins 80 

Chelgren 6,7 

Christophel 136 

Christie ,...87,151 

Christopherson 31 

Claire 28 

Clark 48,56 

Clausen 134,148 

Coleberg 110,111 

Colemere 130 

Conklin 159 

Conley 86,101 

Cook 14 

Coppin 11,104,118,119 

Coreyell 102 



Cota . , 100 

Cousino 36 

Craynor 109 

Cressey 89,93,94 

Cronin 131 

Cuff 79 

Dahlman 51,134 

Dahlquist 106 

Dalsey 98 

Daman 126 

Danielson 86 

Dauer 126 

Davis 64 

Deike 158 

DeLaney 57 

Dering 95 

De Vore 118 

Diamond 154 

Dibbert 92 

Differding 90.147 

Doane 59 

Doran 40 

Dotts 27 

Douglas 144 

Doyle 40,62 

Draeper 87 

Drager 10,151 

Drickes 108 

Duetsch 150 

Dumke 87,120 

Duwenhoegger 121 

Dwello 156 

Ebel 29.31 

Eberhard 144 

Eckberg , .140 

Eckholt 22,34,75 

Ehlers 100 

Elhert 61 



Ellis 100 

Emde 113 

Enander 73 

Engdahl 87,151 

Enfield 157 

Engebretson 114 

Engelhart 89 

Engle 102 

Ennen 67 

Erb 35,39,40,42 

Erdman Ill 

Erickson 79 

Ernst 104,155 

Essner 38,76 

Evanson 132 

Evenson . , , . . ,114 

Faught 108 

Faulkern 37 

Faulkner 37,44 

FellovTS 153 

Fennis 106 

Field/s 105,149 

Fischer ,..,.. ,10,101 ,128 

Fitzgerald 88,136 

Fladby 157 

Fleenor 126 

Foeltz 31,156.157 

Foertsch 132,133 

Foley 3 

Forestal 144 

Frankl 152 

Franz .52,103,115,138,149 

Freeberg 136 

Friday 108 

Friedman 35 

Friedricks , . .142 

Frost 145 

Fuller 9,10 

Fulwider 153 



Furstnow , ,144 

Fust 85,87,132 

Gabbert 118 

Gaedcke 91,137,150 

Galhaus 91 

Galvin 149 

Garber 100 

Cast 106,147.156 

Gaukler 90 

Gebhart 122,159 

Gehler 44,106,140 

Geiser 96,98 

George 137 

Gerber 146 

Gereszek 92 

German 136,145,146 

Giannini 73 

Gilles 142 

Goad 150 

Godejohn 140 

Godf redson 145 

Godfried 82 

Goerger 73,78 

Gollnick . .4,52,67,99,119 

128,134,158 

Gomarko 155 

Gonnerman 82 

Gorham 48,51 

Gottfried 108 

Gowin , 84 

Grager ..,.., 100 

Gray 3,123,124 

Green/e 15,18,39,51 

112,121,154 

Greenstein 145 

Griepentrog 88,99,144 

Griffin 131 

Griggs .48 

Grob 48 



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Gruenberg 83 

Grundyaon 156 

Grutznjacher 88 

Gryen 155 

Guide ,139 

Gulan 84 

Guland 15 

Gulbrandson 74,77 

Gustaf son 12 

Gustman 22,29,31,35 

112,113 

Gutzmer 29,31 

Haase 74,120 

Hamam 26,34 

Hansen 51 

Hanson ..50,52,87,106,124 

126,144,149,156 

Harden 74 

Hardie 50,51 

Hastings 131 

Hauge Ill 

Haugland 92 

Hauschild 93,95 

Hawthorne 137 

Heesch 22,134 

Heglie 1 

Hej tmanek 143 

Hell , 115 

Henderson . . . .■ 97 

Henn 154 

Henson 15 

Hentges 102 

Hentz 101,121,145,157 

Herding 14,147 

Herfindahl 12,14 

Hermes 118,142 

Herinsen 122 

Hertscher 62 

Herzog 50 

Hess 48,103,149 



Hilstad 139 

Himes 155 

Hingst 160 

Hipp 74,120 

Hoefs ,.39.47,50,51,52,85 
87,113,131,133,139,155,156 

Hoeft 103 

Hoffman ..101,128,147,154 

Hofstad 21 

Hoger 16,24 

Hoglin ,7 

Hohenstern , 6,10 

Hokenson 126 

Hoist 93,94 

Holte 31 

Horneber 70 

Horton 118 

Howard 128 

Hrdlicka 103,138 

Hubrig 45,49 

Hughes 22 

Hugue 134 

Hutchinson ,29,39 

Jacobson . , , . . 64 ,159 

Jaeger ..48,62,82,101,106 

123,129,137 

Jahnke 93 

Jahr 128 

James 21,31,138 

Japel 45,47 

Jasmer 141 

Jensen 10,96,97 

Jentz 26 

Jeppon 158 

Jereszek 138,139 

Jipson 31 

Johanson 15 

Johnson ,78,94,96,110,113 
131,133,134,159 

Johnstone 136 

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Jones ...37.44.93.127.158 
Jordahl ...92,110,157,158 
Jordan 133 

Kaczymski 110 

Kahl 110 

Kahler 112 

Kahn 93 

Karich 64,80 

Karls 143 

Karst 52,67 

Kath ,..17,37,113,137,156 

Keim 112 

Kellogg 63,73 

Kendall 148 

Kent 135 

Kepper , . . , , ... 41 

Kersten 109 

King 22,74 

Kinn 80 

Kipson , 3 

Kjelstrup 143 

Klausen 61 

Klausler 120 

Klawitter 26,139 

Klein 149 

Kleve 100 

Klosterman 44,157 

Kluge 99,146 

Klund 12,14 

Knutson 158 

Koehler 135 

Kohn 91 

Koppelman 64,77,91 

Korth 140 

Koves 133 

Krause ...1,4,16,37,43,96 
99,100,113,133,146,152,. . 

154,159 

Krawe 87 

Kressin 43 



Kretchman 109,116 

Krueger 85,118,141 

Krump ..36,38,101,132,149 

Kruse 118 

Kubela 123,151 

Kuberich 116 

Kuchynka 92 

Kuehl 127 

Kuemper 90,132 

Kuhlman 92 

Kunz 91 

Kurtz 34,37,117 

Kutter ..51,86,99,151,153 

Kutzer 9,109,147,152 

Kuzel 83 

Kysilka 150 

Laboda 132 

Laf renz 155 

Lagerquist 26 

Laidlaw 13 

Lambert 122 

Lange 82,104,139,140 

Langer 129 

Landeen 147,148 

Larson 15,16,18,38,62,86 

88,102,136,141,156 

Laske 61,69,71,91 

Lasko 15 

Laughlin 104 

Leach 97 

Leathart 145 

Leddy 110 

LeDuc 152 

Lee 67,136 

Leinen 26,34 

Leines 130 

Leonard 9 

Lenz 69 

Lenzen 106 

Lick 115 



Lien 152 

Linehan 110 

Lingen 75 

Linzer 147 

Liszt 126 

Livrud 160 

Lohr 123 

Loll 35,39,40,42,139,155 

Lommel , . . . . 136 

Loney 122 

Loraas 144 

Lovejoy 63,73 

Lubenow 94 

Lubin 91 

Luebke 28,141 

Luethy 83 

Luick ,146 

Lugert 21,42.44,46 

Maas 150 

MacDonald 102 

Macheel 135 

Maethner 15,19 

Magnuson 128 

Mahler 89,104 

Manning 8 

Manock 49 

Manske 138,148 

Manthie 1 

Marks 89,100 

Marohl 45,66,83 

Marsh 157 

?fertian 34,37 

Martinson 127,139 

I^atteson 38 

Marty 151 

Mattke 61 

Mauch 40,41,114,157 

Mauer 62,108,127,139 

Mayer 92,158 

Mc Conn 123 

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Mc Cready 105 

Mc Donald 112 

Mc Kittrick 96 

Mc Laren 136 

Mc Morrow 109,120 

Mc Neil 71 

Mc Queen 82 

Mead 117,152 

Medenwald .,..5,6,40,52,53 
100,134 

Medenwaldt .10,22,29,35,73 
93,99,103,118,119,123,138, 

139,155,158 

Meide 67,75,112,113 

Melcher 137,138 

Mellenbach 83 

Melquist 149 

Menzel 21 

Mergens 100,154 

Merrifield 81 

Mersch 48,51 

Meyer 4,45,49,51,67 

83,95,101,103 

Mickelson 94 

Milbrandt 77,113,152 

Miller ..24,45,53,93,94,95 

116,133,144,152,155 

Minar , 6 

Minnehan 118 

Mittag 91,92,138 

Mitzel 139 

Moeller 38 

Moffet 29 

Mogen 52 

Mohs 41 

Mongoven 114,149 

Moody 1 54 

Moore 114 

Morris 136,142 

Morrow 136 

Mosher 126 



Motis ,..,.., .123 

Motl 21 

Muehler 8,38,75,77,84 

89,99.132,147,153 

Muellenbach 122 

Munson , . . . . 126 

Murack , 41 

Murphy . , 3 

Myhra 51,53,56 

Naggatz , . . , , 64 

Navratil 25,26,146 

Neitzel 122 

Nells 139 

Nelson 17,102 

Nenning 12,40 

Nepper 43 

Novotny 139 

Nugent 117 

Oberle ,..,152 

Odegaard 13 

Odenbach 22 

Ohm 87,151 

Oliver 52,63,64,133 

Olson 26,48,56,61,119 

Oppegard ,142 

Oraas 135 

Orrid 101 

Orth • 40,83 

Osborne 90 

Pankow 53,91,99,129 

130,155 

Parsell 107 

Paul 27 

Pauley 3 

Paulson 28 

Pearson 71 

Pederson 102 

Pedley 35,37 



Pelton .87 

Peters 14,74,82 

Peterson 75,136 

Petrich/k 124 

Pfeifer 29 

Phelan 74 

Phillips 145 

Pick 115 

Pietz 153,154 

Pinkney 61,74,77 

Pipkin 143 

Place 50,51,155,156 

Plagemann 96 

Plat 61 

Polfuss 155 

Popp 39,50,53,59 

105,133 

Poppe 14 

Porter 153 

Poss 144 

Poster 129 

Prashek 120 

Press 3 

Pribbernow 135 

Price 152 

Prior 158 

Prochnow 67,70,75,99 

116,152 

Propp ■. 86,88 

Pruitt 21,23,25 

Puetz 50,55 

Quam 104 

Qiiannne ,21 

Rackow 128,140 

Raddatz 151 

Padke 160 

Radovitch 91 

Rahn 128 

Ranzetti 155 



Re 153 

Reckers 114,157 

Rector 104 

Redden 101 

Reese 130 

Rehm 159 

Reiland 52,63,64 

Reiman 104 

Reinholt 73 

Reinke 9,10,21,101 

118,142 

Renelt 149 

Rengstorf 101 

Renlund 48,62 

Rennie 105 

Rettig 129 

Reynolds 146 

Richter 50 

Ripley 13,150 

Roberts 112 

Robertson 12 

Robinson , 52 . 53 

Roeder 83,131,153 

Roob 12,149 

Roney 122 

Ronning 158 

Ronyak 41 

Rosenkranz 62 

Rossnozel , .153 

Roth 21,23,25,108 

119,127 

Rubbert 1 

Ru(e)bish 61,69,71 

127,129 

Runyan 105 

Ryan 125 

Sadlicki 21 

Safgren ,. . .102 

Salzwedel 113 

Sander 114 



Sandstrom »133 

Sattergren ., 87,151 

Savoren 101 

Schaffer 98 

Scheller ..44,47,54,72,75 

82,98,114,134 

Schieb 127,137 

Schiedegger 11,15,83 

Schiltz 8,19,22,23,37,39 

52,53.54.116 

Schmadekd 158 

Schmidt 59,84,123 

Schmitt 3 

Schmitz 150 

Schneider 139 

Schnell 90,132 

Schornack 123 

Schramm 125 

Schroeder 152 

Schuett 82 

Schultz 6,7,88 

118,131,160 • 

Schwaderer 155 

Scott 143 

Seivert 136 

Seliska 91 

Sethre 23.32,83 

Sevaried 105,107 

Shamp 102 

Shaw -. 101 

Sherman 110 

Shill 140 

Shuff 107 

Sikorski 43,122 

Silvernail 10,12 

Simonson 29,33 

Sinner 154 

Skjonsberg 150 

Skothein 157,159 

Sletting 23,32,84 

Smith 16,24,50,83 



106,123,125 

Snetka 105 

Snyder 71,132 

Solid 145 

Spear 119,135 

Splitgerber 130,156 

Spohn 101 

Spreckles 120 

Stack ...10,85,91,153,154 

Stark 131 

Steffens 51,53,56,96 

Steger 137 

Stein 137 

Steltz 82 

Steering 148 

Stoltenow 88,89,151 

Stout 98 

Streyf f eler 1 

Struble 139 

Sunde 157,160 

Swanson ,..11,12,15,25,73 

74,78,150,160 

Syverson ,..,.. ,119 

Tallman 131 

Tannas 143 

Taylor 28,86,103 

Tedlin 105 

Tekle. 14 

Templeton 59 , 82 , 84 

Thiel/e ...88,111,132,148 

Thomas 117 

Thompson ...62,77,126,128 

130,136,156 

Thorf inson 64 

Thorson 144 

Thurman 90 

Tiegs 99.118 

Timmerman 105 

Tisch 98,158 

Tischer 74 

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Traufler 144 

Trittin 83 

Tucker 144 

Tuttle 145,146 

Tveter 157 

Tyson 139,153 

Udell 145 

Umbreit 88 

Umland 103 

Van Kempen 74 

Van Sweringen 108 

Van Walker 110 

Varey 51 

Vedder 40,68,116,140 

Vick 59 

Vik 47 

Voeltz 134 

Von Reuben ...118 

Voss , 2 

Wacha 5,6,40,68,92 

Wagner 103,121 

Wahler 157 

Walker 61,130 

Wall 92 

Waller 105 

Wallraan 140 

Walsh 127 

Walter/s 31,125 

Waro 136 

Warwick .2,40,43 

Waterman ,....135 

Weber 116,119,141,146 

Weeks 107 

Wefel 28 

Weinkauf 128 

Weller 13 

Weltz 155 

Wendt 92,146 



Wente 73 

Westman , 117 

Westphal 141 

Jetherbee 82,152 

Wettstein 21,158,159 

White 114,115 

Widholm 136 

Wieser 22,28,34,42 

44,46,80 

Willert 105,108 

Williams 22,36,37,86 

92,100,104,105,107 

Willis 152 

Wilm 12,100,149 

Wilprecht 89 

Wilson 119,120 

Winefeld 78,131 

Winefeldt 25,26,147 

Winkleman ,139 

Wipperman 45,52,66 

Witt 93,140 

Wittian 145 

Wohl 153 

Wolf/e 91,118,121 

Wolfer 117 

Wollan 95 

Wolters , . .53 

Woolsey 104 

Worner ..87,91,92,128,160 

Wrege 85,131 

Wurl 97,124,158 



Yngue 96 

Yonker/s 38,102 

Yorton 136 

Young 19,48,124 



Zabell 85 

Zastrow . , , .45 

Zentgraf 118 

Ziegelman 94,113,142 

Zillgitt 85 



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