News: Thorp Courier (14 Mar 2001)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated March 14, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Mr & Mrs. A.J. Wilson had a son March 11.

Mrs. N.A. Courter, age 36, died on Sunday after being ill with erysipelas for a couple weeks.

J.E. Moore, Police Chief, died last Friday night


Mrs. Louisa Lenk, age 48, wife of William Lend, died Thursday at her home.

Mr & Mrs. Harry Baehr had a daughter on March 1st.

Harvey Howard moved his barber shop into Jos. Neiman’s building.

F.W. Fischer bought Walter Boetler’s horse barn.

Dr. W. R. McCutcheon opened his office in the building across from the post office.

Jno. Melbinger resigned a janitor of St. Bernard’s church and school. Wm. Oberle accepted this position.


Patricia Kinas graduated from St. Joseph’s Nursing school.

Services were held for Paul Harycki, age 87, who died last Thursday.

Coach Stuart North and his basketball team won their fourth Cloverbelt title. The team consists of Don Rubisch, Tom Qualle, Jerry Phillips, Duane Phillips, Jerry Soderberg, Dick Wagner, Jack McGinnis, Bob Verkuilen, John Harycki, Jay Glasshof, Ed. Wojtalewicz and Bob Wojtalewicz.

Eugene Sadek was reported as killed in action in South Korea. He is the son of Bernice Krupa.

George Yoder, age 77, of Dear Creek, died at his daughter, Mrs. Delman Smith’s home in Medford on Monday.

Sol Phillips sold the balance of his goods from the Phillips General Store to Sack Silver.


Mr & Mrs. Rich Boyarski had a daughter March 4.

Mr & Mrs. Tom Asselin of Vesper, WI had twin girls on March 3rd.

Mr & Mrs. Randy Huls had a baby boy on March 7. This is the first grandchild for Anna Meske.

Herman Mahr, age 64, died Feb. 28th in Eau Claire.

Services for Arman (Stub) Gerhardt, age 71, were held Tuesday in Withee.

Lena Kippenhan, age 79, died Feb. 27th.

Charles Tieman, age 94 died Feb. 14th in Clinton.

William Doonan, age 81 of Owen, died March 5th in Minn.

Margaret Thompson, age 77, died March 2nd.


Charles LaVick, age 66 of Winter, WI, died March 7th in Tucson, Arizona.

Angela Klopotowski, died March 12th from an auto accident.

Lucille Neal, age 82, died March 12th in Stanley.

Julie Kiolkosz and Jim Boie were wed Feb. 9th in Boyd.

Darren Tyler was baptized March 9th.

Tiffany Haas was baptized March 10th.

Dustin Slowiak was baptized March 10th.

Leo Dzienkowski, age 80, died March 2nd.

Norbert (Tony) Seufzer, age 81, died March 7th.

John Warner, age 64, died March 2nd in Milwaukee.

Antonette Rose, age 76, died March 11th in Stanley.

OLD PICTURE: 1954. A full school picture, all ages. Feb. 21st picture is Shirley Tieman, Jan Boardman, Henry Haas, Mitch Myslinski, Andy Shuk, and Hermiss Schmidt.

FULL OBITUARIES: PETKE, Theodore Julius Edward 1/9/1922 - 3/12/2001

(Parents: Edward & Amelia (Netzel); spouse: Elsie I Rohland)



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