News: Thorp Courier (24 Jan 2001)

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----Source: Thorp Courier dated Jan 24, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Ed Finfeldt of Greenwood was here last week making plans for a Sunday School convention.

A marriage license was issued to Steven Nowicke and Josephine Boinski.

Harley Irish, age 80, died at his home on Jan. 22nd.


Mr & Mrs. Walter Braatz had a baby girl on Jan 13th in Eidsvold.

Mr & Mrs. Steve Czubakowski had a son on New Year’s Day in Blueberry Corner.

Mr & Mrs. John S. Bogumill had a daughter on Jan. 14th.

The annual meeting of the Thorp Produce Co., elected new directors and officers and they are: Directors - John A. Schmidt, John Verkuilen, Jos. S. Bogumill, Leon Bogumill, Mat Olejniczak, Andrew Herman, Tom Polnaszek, Mike Krongberg, Anton Papierniak, Geo. Haas and Paul Glowacki; officers - Pres John A. Schmidt, VP John Verkuilen, Treas. John S. Bogumill, Manager Paul Glowacki.

Annual meeting of the stockholders of the Farmers Exchange Bank was held on Jan. 13th and directors were elected: Pres. John Verkuilen; V-P’s Wm Krause, Francis J. Conway and Jos. S. Bogumill; Cashier Clara Gruszynski, Asst Cashier Elsie Verkuilen.


Oscar Horn was found dead in his room at the Fremont Hotel in Owen on Monday.

Carl Beilfuss, age 67, died Jan. 6th at this home in Withee.

In Breezy Hill, a son was born to Mr. & Mrs. Allen Hubbard.

In Gilman, Mr. & Mrs. Reuben Burtard had their baby baptized.

In Hannibal, the Rolland Johnston family lost their home and belongings in a fire.

Mr & Mrs. Richard Iske had a daughter on Jan. 13th and she died on Sunday.

Mr & Mrs. Lewis Creaser had a daughter on Jan. 11th in Chippewa Falls.

Mr & Mrs. Jack LaGasse had a daughter on Jan. 11th.

Mr & Mrs. Robert Cleary of Independence, Iowa had a daughter Dec. 28th.

Mr & Mrs. Jack Schmidt of Conrath had a son Jan. 11th.


Dr. Wm. F. Nolecheck, age 83, died Jan. 14th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Bruno Malinowski, age 63, died Jan. 15th at his home in Withee.

Amelia Stigen, age 70 of Withee, died Jan. 14th in Stanley.

Walter Garbarski, age 73, was found dead on Jan. 14th at his home in Marshfield.

Mrs. Wilfred Pinter, age 68 of Dorchester, died Jan. 17th.

Services held Jan 17th for Mrs. Alphonse (Elsie) Ampe, age 66 in Rudolph.

Ret. Col. Douglas McKenzie, age 81, former Stanley mayor, died Monday in Stanley.

Joseph A. Haas, age 85, died Jan. 14th.


Anna Strzok, age 89 of Thorp, died Jan. 20th in Owen.

Charles Cukla, age 84 of Thorp, died Jan. 21st in Stanley.

William Biddle, age 94, died on Dec. 28th, 1990 in Portland, Oregon.

Bernadine Jensen has a new grandson born on Jan. 14th to Christine and Lloyd Taylor.

OLD PICTURE: 3 Young ladies at a cafe/restaurant. One had a corsage on and they are all dressed up.

FULL OBITUARIES: JAKOWICZ, Justin 6/7/1937 - 1/18/2001

(Parents: Justin & Mary (Kliminski) Jakowicz; spouse: Marion) WELCIEK, George's ? -1/15/2001

(Parents: Stanley & Mary; spouse: Dolores) GRAY, Robert ? - 1/22/2001

(Parents: Robert H & Norma (Partridge) Gray; spouse: Frances (Knight)) HAAS, Evelyn 12/12/1921 - 1/23/2001

(Parents: Peter & Cora (Vanderloop) Henke; spouse: Melvin Haas)



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