News: Washburn (29 Apr 1965)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Huth, Williams, Kapfer, Stevens, Short, Krutsch, Crockett, Bowen, Winters, Mortenson, Lincoln Rutherford, Schultz, Odell, Turville, Kissling, Hubing, Reinart, Finder, Lindow, Allbaugh, Tullis


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 29, 1965


Washburn (29 April 1965)


Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Huth, Sr. entertained relatives from Milwaukee over the weekend.  About 40 other relatives were Sunday dinner guests at the Huth home in honor of their son, John, on his confirmation.


Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Stevens, Mrs. Frank Short, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Short, Dave Krutsch and Mrs. Allan Crockett were among those attending the funeral of Mrs. Dora Bowen at Georgas Funeral Home Saturday afternoon.  Mr. Williams, Mr. Kapfer and Ralph Short were pallbearers.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bowen and family were owners and operators of the Shortville store several years, purchasing it from Mr. and Mrs. Tom Winters. They sold the store in 1932 to Mr. and Mrs. Ragnar Mortenson.


Miss Vera Lincoln of Minneapolis spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lincoln.


Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rutherford of Black River Falls, and Paul Schultz were Sunday dinner guests at the Mrs. Art Odell home.


Mr. and Mrs. Bert Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Turville were supper guests last week Wednesday at the Ted Kissling home.


Mrs. Henry Hubing spent several days last week with her son, John Reinart, and his family. Her housekeeper, Mrs. Finder, is ill.


Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lindow called at the George Allbaugh home Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. William Tullis called at the Mrs. Art Odell home last week Monday evening.


Mrs. Albert Lincoln entertained the Washburn Homemakers Club last Thursday, with seven members in attendance and about nine members absent. Some of the business was postponed until next month, due to the small attendance.  Mrs. John Reinart reported on the spring council meeting.  Plans were made to attend Achievement day at Abbotsford May 1.  A May meeting will be held, but the date and place weren’t decided.

Mrs. Albert Lincoln will report on "Mental Health."




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