News: Unity - Locals (4 Jan. 1946)

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----Sources: Marathon County Register Newspaper (Unity, Wis.) Jan. 4, 1946

Mrs. Wayne Fuller spent her three day Christmas vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pech, and with Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller.

Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Gustafson and children, Arlene and Allen, spent Christmas with Mrs. Gustafson’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thieme at Colby.

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bezak and MariAnna, and Mesdames Louise and Herman Leffel had supper with the Ernest Leffels at Marshfield last Thursday evening.

The Trinity Lutheran Aid will meet at the church parlors Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9. The serving committee will be Mesdames Glen Kilty, Wm. Kilty and Otto Kuehling.

Among those present at a New Year dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eckes at Marshfield were Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Domer and daughters, LaVern and Elaine.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ihlenfeld left Thursday for Port Huron, Mich., where Mr. Ihlenfeld will return to his former employment. They will look for living quarters there and in their absence their small daughter, Karen is being cared for by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Salter.

Miss Mary Falgrin of Neillsville enjoyed a few days of the holiday vacation with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller.

Kenneth Talcott, who was discharged from the Navy recently is now at home with his wife and daughter in Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Carlson of Columbus spent Christmas day at the home of Clifford’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Carlson.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Talcott and daughters of Marshfield visited with Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Talcott and family one day last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Loughead of Chili and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Messer and family of Spencer were callers at the Tom Loughead home Sunday.

Mrs. John Peters and brother, Lowell Colby of Neenah were holiday guests of their mother, Mrs. Lucy Colby. Lowell is now employed at Neenah.

Mrs. Merle Danner and daughters, Marlene and Patricia of Marshfield were weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Korntved.

Mrs. N. Kops and Miss Geraldine Hudson left Wednesday for Hilbert where they will spend two weeks at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kops.

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bezak left for Milwaukee Sunday where they celebrated the wedding anniversary of Steve’s parents and also helped to usher in the New Year.

Mr. and Mrs. George Buksa and family of Rib Lake spent Sunday with the Glen Misener family. LeRoy Meisner accompanied his uncle and aunt home to visit for a few days.

James Beals of the U.S. Navy and serving in the Atlantic Area, spent a fifteen day leave with his wife and sons at Colby. Mrs. Beals was formerly Pearl Meyers and Jimmy is well known and remembered in the village.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Evenson entertained Mr. and Mrs. Nyole Creed and Billy; Tommy Loughead; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson and Mrs. Bertha Koch at a New Year dinner. Other guests who were callers at the Evenson home New Years day were Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett Olson of Milwaukee.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Weinert, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leibel and son of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schmidkunz and Jackie of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Michols of Bakerville and Mrs. Elizabeth Hederer and family of Colby enjoyed a turkey dinner at the Wenzel Hederer home New Years day.

Donald Korntved was overcome by monoxide gas from a truck running in a garage where he was working in the town of McMillan. The fact that Don was able to get outside where he lost consciousness for some time is what saved Don from tragedy. He is up and about now, but still under doctor’s care.

Karl Willecke, who has been suffering from a chronic ailment for some time, was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital early Friday morning, where he was immediately operated upon. Gerhardt Willecke drove up from Stevens Point and met his parents at the hospital. We are glad to hear that Mr. Willecke is recovering and doing well.

Guests at the Ted Salter home for a New Year and birthday dinner were Mrs. Ida Lueloff, Gertrude, Veda and Orland Lueloff; Mrs. Jennie Salter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Salter and Wayne. Ted and his brother in law, Orland, celebrated the same birthday date, so it was quite a family affair. Congratulations, gentlemen.

Pfc. Donald Hederer, paratrooper of Fort Bragg, N.C. arrived home Sunday on a 30 day leave. Donnie has re-enlisted in the service and at the expiration of his leave will report to Fort Sheridan. En route home he stopped in Milwaukee to visit relatives and was accompanied home by his two aunts, Miss Tillie Weinert and Mrs. Leona Miller and son Jerry, who will visit relatives here and at Marshfield.

Miss Evelyn Salter, who is an occupational therapist at the Mayo General hospital at Galesburg, Ill., spent the Christmas holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Salter.

Pvt. Roger Colby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Colby, former residents of Unity, but now of Colby, arrived home recently from Germany after serving overseas for two years.

Mrs. George Strohmann and daughter Phyllis, who visited a few days with Mrs. Strohmann’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ewert, returned to their home in Marshfield Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leibel and son Pvt. and Mrs. Roger Zimmer and son, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Weinert, all of Marshfield, were entertained Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wenzel Hederer.

Earl Salter, Stewart and Evelyn Salter, left Sunday for West Bend and Milwaukee where they will visit relatives for a few days. Miss Evelyn will go to her work in Galesburg from Millwaukee.

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Salter and children of Denver, Colo., are now at the home of Stewart’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Salter. Stewart was stationed at Denver for some time and received his honorable discharge recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ewert, Myron Ewert and daughter Bonnie, Mrs. George Strohmann and daughter Phyllis of Marshfield drove to Wausau Wednesday and spent the day with the Edwin Ewerts and Mrs. Irene Lynn.

Mr. and Mrs. Emory Schultz and son Jimmie of Rock Island, Ill., who have been visiting Mrs. Schultz’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Burnett, left Friday for Milwaukee, where they will visit with Mr. Schultz’s mother, Mrs. Fred Schultz before returning to their home.

Mrs. Andy Kaiser celebrated her birthday last Wednesday evening, so friends and relatives dropped in for the evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Anton Schemenauer, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schemenauer, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Schillinger and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Kremsiter and family, all of Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Breuer, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Loos and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kasper and Vernon of Colby, and Joe Breuer.


Kathleen Lou, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Justmann, was baptized last Sunday.



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