News: Thorp Courier (23 May 2001)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated May 23, 2001 Ed. Heller broke his leg last week. Dr. McCutheon reduced the fracture.
Coaude Colby and his best girl, drove to hear Maj. Lake of the Christian Crusaders preach.
L.N. Jones sold his home and goods to Mary Deforth of Kiel.
R.H. Tolford rented Chris Zapp’s home.
Prof. A.F. Elmegreen, principal of schools at Hillsboro will be principal here next year.
C.H. Sheldon purchased another forty adjoining to his farm in Aurora and now owns 200 acres.
75 YEARS AGO...
Apoulinia Tomczak died May 9th.
Rheinhold Daniels bought a Gardner coach fro mOtto Simmers.
Mr & Mrs. Nick Sydorowicz had a son on the 16th.
Bill Lockbaum broke his leg while playing ball.
John Papera and Mrs. Ksaweny, were wed May 11th by Judge O.W. Schoengarth.
Helen Kotrych and Oscar Dudonsky were wed May 4th.
Magnus C. Hansen & Dorothy M. Parvis were wed.
John Pogodzinski Sr., died at his home on Sunday in Thorp.
Mr & Mrs. S.J. Manicki had a son on May 15th.
Mrs. Dan Fitzhugh died in Eau Claire last Thursday.
50 YEARS AGO...
Barbara Ann Przybylski and Joseph S. Kosik were wed May 5th by Father Piekarski.
Barbara Vanderhyden, age 65, died Wednesday.
Ella Soper, age 37, died on the train in Oklahoma enroute from Chicago to Houston on May 12th.
John Ciokewicz, age 76, died May 14th in Neillsville.
Charles (Sol) Pettit, age 82, died May 15th of a blood clot.
Mr & Mrs. Ben Wibben had a daughter on May 7th. She is the former Grace Godferson.
Otto Beckman’s farm had a fire and destroyed the machinery shed. The farm is rented to his son Arnold.
John Misfeldt received word that hi sister Margaret Aitchison had died in Missoula, Montana.
25 YEARS AGO...
Kurtis D. Brandt, age 15, was killed May 17th in a car accident.
Robert Elkins is going on a 3,000 mile solo canoe trip.
James Kuehni, age 18, died Saturday of a car accident near Ashland.
Mrs. Alfred Kleckner died May 15th.
Arnold (Arleigh) Syth, age 75, died May 2nd in Marshfield.
Pearl Maslowski, age 72 of Twin Lakes, died Friday.
Celine Gau and Dale Danielewicz were wed May 1st in Wausau.
Melvin (Midge) and Mabel Biddle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
10 YEARS AGO...
Walter Pietras, age 75, died May 17th at Oakbrook Manor.
James Babbitt, age 38 of Vancouver, Washington, died May 17th.
Betty Halida, 60, died May 16th.
Sergeant Jeffrey Frenette was selected to attend the FBI Academy in Virginia.
Edward John Lato, age 31 of Madison, died May 17th.
Rose Schmidtmayr’s 1975 cadillac was destroyed by an engine fire.
Victoria V. Zawadzki, age 76 died May 15th.
Ray and Kathryn Pszeniczny had a son May 16th.
Randy and Loralee Madlon had a son May 13th.
OLD PICTURE: Service Station in the 1960's-70's.
OBITUARIES: HAAS, Marion F. 1/5/1931 - 5/18/2001
(Parents: John & Beatrice (Wry) Foster; spouse: Arnold Haas) ZALEWSKI, Rose A. 9/24/1911 - 5/15/01
(Parents: Michael & Catherine (Zaranski) Djubenski; spouse: Joseph Zalewski) SZCZESNIAK, Evelyn 12/5/1919 - 5/21/2001
(Parents: Alvin & Martha (Hanneman) Pribbernow; spouse: Stanley Szczesniak) RUFF, Marie 7/15/1916 - 5/18/2001
(Parents: William "Jack" & Anna (Harings) McQuillan; spouse: Alvin Ruff)
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