News: Granton (24 Dec 1964)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Hoeft, Boldt, Garski, Hansen, Drescher, Poler, Fields, Reinart, Benedict, Guam, Ottow, Booth, Stump, Hasz, Dux, Anding, Stevens, Schmidtke


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 24, 1964


Granton (24 December 1964)


Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoeft drove to Milwaukee Saturday, where they attended an egg dealers’ banquet.  The program consisted of the showing of movies by Alton Boldt on a recent African safari. Enroute, Mr. and Mrs. Hoeft visited a few hours with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Garski and family in Beaver Dam.


Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoeft are planning to spend Christmas Eve with the Jerry Hansen family in Marshfield. Christmas Day they will be guests of her sister, Mrs. Carl Drescher, and family of rural Neillsville.


Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Poler will be Christmas Eve guests at the Wilbur Fields home. Friday they will be guests at the Martin Reinart home near Merrillan.


Mr. and Mrs. Donald Benedict of Lomira will be guests (Thursday) evening at the Rueben and Alfred Fields home.


Visitors during the week at the Ollie Poler home were Mrs. Martin Reinart and daughters of Merrillan, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Guam, Mrs. William Ottow of Memorial Home, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ottow.


Mrs. Wayne Booth was hostess at a meeting and Christmas party of the Goldenrod Homemaker club. Members exchanged gifts. They also packed boxes of fruit, candy and cookies for residents of Memorial Home an Subke Home.  The next meeting will be January 14, with Mrs. Franklin Stump as hostess.


The Women’s Missionary League of the Zion Lutheran Church in Granton held their first Christmas party this year.  The short business meeting was presided over by Mrs. Albert Hasz, president.  Members visited Memorial Home in Neillsville Tuesday and treated residents with cookies and sandwiches.


Mrs. Alfred Dux of Neillsville helped in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Duane Anding of rural Granton, while Mrs. Anding was a patient in an Eau Claire hospital, where she underwent spinal surgery. She was expected home for Christmas.


Fidelity Camp, No. 6375, R. N. A., was to meet Wednesday afternoon in the parlors of the Methodist Church for their annual Christmas party, beginning with a dinner at noon. The business meeting was to include election of officers.


Mrs. R. K. Stevens of Loyal was a Sunday guest at the William Schmidtke home.




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