News: Neillsville - Locals (8 Oct. 1942)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Calway, Sparrowhawk, Purves, O’Neill, Howard, Anderson, Donahue, Kunce, Hemp, Stucki, Beiber, Biornstad, Schultz, Brown, Asp, Hass

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 8 Oct. 1942


Mrs. F. D. Calway received a message Tuesday announcing the death of her aunt, Mrs. mary Sparrowhawk of Canton, N. Y., her death taking place that morning, Oct. sixth, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Purves. Mrs. Sparrowhawk was a sister of the late Judge James O’Neill.

Mrs. John Howard returned home Sunday after spending four weeks with her son, Floyd Howard and daughter, Mrs. John Anderson, at St. Pau. The son brought her down, returning home Monday.

Mrs. James Donahue underwent an operation for the removal of a cataract from the right eye. Her daughter, Mrs. Frank Kunce, went over Wednesday morning to be with her at the time of surgery was performed.

Warren Hemp, a student instructor of the U. S. Army Air Corps technical training command radio school of Madison, has been transferred to St. Louis, mo., for three months training at the university, leaving Madison, Monday, Sept. 28.

Rev. and Mrs. Ben Stucki and children, David and Betty, and Miss Louise Beiber, instructor of the upper grades at the Indian school, were the Waukon, Ia., over the weekend, the Rev. Stucki preaching in his brother, Rev. Frank Stucki’s charge in that city. Miss Beiber visited her home folks there.

Marvin Hemp came home from Eau Claire Friday, having completed a course in welding at the NYA School.

Mrs. Arnold Biornstad and son, of Owen, spent Monday and Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schultz.

Peter Brown of the Town of York accompanied his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brown, and his grandmother, Mrs. Peter Brown, on a trip to Winona Sunday.

The Rev. Obed Asp is leaving today (Thursday) for Washington, D. C. to appear before the Methodist Commission on chaplains there next Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Barney Haas spent the weekend with their son, Jack, and other relatives in Milwaukee. Monday they left for Jefferson to attend the funeral of Shirley Hass, the fifteen year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allie Haas, her death being due to Tuberculosis, which was the direct result of scarlet fever.



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