News: Christie, Wis. (19 March 1959)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Mead, Lavandowska, Armitage, Metcalf, Seebandt, Smith, Halle, Urlaub, Thoma, Schmidt, Brauer, Bennett, Schaefer, Johnson, Murphy, Tichy 


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 19, 1959


Christie, Wisconsin (19 March 1959)


A farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. James Mead and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Lavandowska was held Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Armitage.  Games were played, prizes were awarded and a lunch was served.  Neighbors attending included: Mr. and Mrs. Leon Metcalf, Mr. and Mrs. Helmuth Lavandowska, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seebandt and children, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith and children, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Halle and children and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Urlaub and children.  The Mead and Lavandowska families each have purchased trailer houses and plan to locate in Florida.


Miss Arlene Thoma, a student at Wood County Teachers College, Wisconsin Rapids, is doing practice teaching for three weeks at Christie School.  Three members of the Wood County College visited the school last week to observe the teaching program.


The Happy Hour 4-H club met Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allie Schmidt in Heintown. The club plans to enter the county music festival and practiced numbers to be presented.  They also discussed plans for 1959 club work.  A lunch was served by Mrs. Schmidt.


The last of the Tuesday night Lenten services was held Tuesday evening at St. John’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. H. F. Brauer delivering the sermon.


Mrs. Bradley Bennett spent several days last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Schaefer, and assisted in the care of her mother, who has been ill.  Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Johnson and daughter, Bonnie, of Janesville, also visited last weekend with her parents.  Mrs. Fred Murphy, Greenwood is staying at the George Schaefer home and assisting with the care of Mrs. Schaefer.


Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Tichy visited Friday with her brothers and families.



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