News: Thorp Courier (16 May 2001)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated May 16, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Mr & Mrs. John Pinter had a daughter.

Peter VanErt and family moved into the village from the Stone farm.

Mr & Mrs. Ernest Anderson had a daughter on the 14th.

John Daniels has moved here from Boyd and will be a stave cutter at the Cirkel Mnfg. Co’s factory.

Jos. Sheblak sold his property to Stan. Pietrowich.

On May 9, 1901, Ida M. Covert and Guy D. Sargent were wed.

Building new sidewalks are A. David, Nelson & Brunner, Louis Kolb, Dr. Selden, Dr. McCutcheon, F.A. Klemp, E.R. Wiley, Jos. Shblak, P. Egnoski, W. Walsdorf, Nye, Luck & Hudson, Ollie McKee and Wm. Sattler.


Mr & Mrs. Wm. Glasshof had a son on May 9th.

Anton Klugiewicz’s barn and home were destroyed by a fire on April 29th.

George L. Schmidt and Alvian Kocherer were wed on May 11th.

Thorp Volunteer Fire Co held the annual meeting and baquet. Officers elected were Wm. Schoch-President, R.G. Lawrence-VP, R.H. Tolford-Secretary, Wm. S. Wagner-Treasurer, Harvey Ebben-Fire Chief and Jos. Walsdorf-Asst. Fire Chief.

Louis Turenne, age 67, died in Reseburg on May 6th.


Irene Moczarny will graduate from Eau Claire Teachers College.

Pvt. John L. Slupski is completeing his AF basic airmen indoctrination course at Lackland AFB.

Mr & Mrs. Tony Sandel had a son on April 28th.

Mr & Mrs. Alvin Kubera had a son on May 3rd in Stanley.

Laverne Irene Horn and PFC Vern E. Vollrath, were married on Friday.

Phyllis Tollefson and Glenn Shilts were wed April 21st in Stanley.

On Paril 19th, Roselyn Janssen and Marvin Steinmetz were wed.

John Keller, age 52, died April 28th.


John Romanowski died May 7th and his brother Richard died May 1st from an car accident.

Robert Benzschawel, age 71, died May 6th.

Mr & Mrs. Chester Johnson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 22nd.

James H. Boylan, age 70, died in Marshfield on Friday.

Mr & Mrs. Kenneth Grajkowski had a daughter on May 1st.

Mr & Mrs. Gaylord Tieman had a daughter on May 5th.

Joseph Wynimko recently advanced in rate from Airman to Petty Officer Thrid class.

Sam and Mary Daines graduated from Stephens College in Columbus Missouri.


Tyrni Dehne, age 85, died May 12th in Withee.

Ruth Zimmer, 86, died May 11th in Marshfield.

Frank Everett Johnson, age 61, died May 10th in Marshfield.

Lorraine Wehlacz, age 61, died May 1st in West Covina, CA

Candace Walteraitis and Gerald Woodford were wed April 27th in Lublin.

Wally and Kim Zurakowski had a son May 9th.

Sherrie Szemraj recieved the "Outstanding Graduating Senior Award" from UW-Madison.

OLD PICTURE: A man and small child. I’m guessing the 1940's. April 25th’s picture is Mr. & Mrs. Paul Slinka. May 2nd’s picture was Olga (Winiarczyk) Burns at age 14. The May 9th picture is Carolyn (Samuelson) Isenberger & Patricia (Samuelson) Rimes.

OBITUARIES: GORSEGNER, Richard 5/16/1915 - 5/9/2001

(Parents: Christian & Pearl (Warner); spouse: Dolly Couillard) SLAWATYNIEC, Tom ? - 5/19/2001



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