News: Thorp Courier (29 Aug 2001)

Contact: Kathy

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated August 29, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Joseph Duval and Ann Eliza Smith were wed by Justice Chalkley on Thursday.

M. Wiltgen sold his farm to JP Kaesman for $2,750.

HF Vangorder, mail carrier, starts a new rural mail route.

Wm. Strassman bought 4 acres of land from Jesse Howard for $360.

Egbert Mead sold land to James Daily for $8,000.


Mr & Mrs. John Rogalski had a daughter August 23rd.

Laverne Zell purchased the Decker Bros. store.

Mr & Mrs. Frank Graham had twin boys last Friday.

Mr & Mrs. Wm. Courter are traveling back from LaGrande, Oregon to Thorp.

Harry Goff, his family, HF Goff Sr. and Albert Nichols left for Holyrood, Kansas yesterday to live.

Ethel Sisco and Turon Harper were wed on Monday.


Rev. Mason held services for Minnie Catherine Dumke, age 46 who died in Worden on Aug. 19, 1951.

Mr & Mrs. Erv. Draeger had a daughter on August 15th.

Mr & Mrs. Lyle Asselin had a son Aug. 21st.

Mr & Mrs. Robert Weseman had a daughter on August 16th.

Mr & Mrs. Eugene Cole had a son.


Peter P Slowiak, age 87, died August 20th in Stanley.

Mr & Mrs. Timothy Gwiazdon had a daughter on Aug. 10th in Appleton.

Alois (Ollie) Bauer, age 78 died Aug. 19th in Marshfield.

Angeline Glombek, age 70, died August 18th in Chicago.

Grant Colby, age 57 of Osseo, died August 16th in Eau Claire.

Hattie Obuchowski, age 83, died August 19th.

Mr & Mrs. Randy Ahlers had a daughter August 12th.


Carl Slowiak, age 67, died August 23rd in Stanley.

Bella Witalis, age 90, died August 26th.

Pearl Zukowski, age 88, died August 21st in Owen.

OLD PICTURE: Boy Scout Troop 27. Donald Heideman, Seldon Vanderwegan, Glen Warner, Jack Bauernfein, Lawrence Bauer, Robert Turenne, Ray Turenne, Dick Rasmussen, Dick Bauer, Bill Nolechek, Wright Vanderwegan, Joey Hastreiter, Bill Kaczor and Philip Neis.

August 1st picture was Bud Tolford, Faith Tolford, Francis Conway, Min Conway.

August 22nd: The name missing was Mrs. Leon (Helen) Bogumill.

FULL OBITUARIES: BOWER, Kelvin L 10/31/1960 - 8/22/2001

(Spouse: Heidi Miller) PLECHACEK, Sylvester 1/20/1914 - 8/25/2001

(Parents: Frank & Anna (Olla)) MALINOWSKI, Andrew Louis 3/22/1942 - 8/25/2001

(Parents: Louis & Rose (Lauer); spouse: Alice Schroeder) STARON, John 9/26/1915 - 8/27/2001

(Parents: Joseph & Josephine (Ciolkosz); spouse:Adeline Bartoszewski)



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