News: Granton Locals #1 (2 Mar 1917)




Surnames: Lichte, Altenburg, Spiker, Prange, Davis, Arthur, Curtiss, Hart, Ingles Shafer, Williams, Lee, Sternitzky, Seltrecht, Handt, Viergutz, Rath, Seaman, Bollom, Langrehr, Steckert, Gotter, Krause, Foemmel, Cole, Kemmeter, Breseman, Marx, Eberhardt, Dahlke,


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 03/02/1917


Fred Lichte was a county seat visitor on Wednesday.


Miss Gladys Altenburg, who is attending Training School at Grand Rapids, came up Tuesday evening to visit her sister Mrs. Lester Shafer and to attend the funeral of their Grandpa Altenburg at Lynn.


Mrs. Frank Spiker of Cascade, after a 4 week stay between the Marshfield Hospital and the Emil Prange home where she spent the time in caring for her little granddaughter Aurelia Prange, went home Saturday.  The little girl is mending nicely.


Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Davis arrived home from their trip to Milwaukee and Sheboygan Counties of two weeks, since Wednesday evening.  Mrs. Arthur, her mother, a woman of 88 years of age, passed away in her Sheboygan County home last week and Mr. and Mrs. Davis were there and in attendance at her funeral.  Mr. Davis’ mother, Mrs. Curtiss of Milwaukee, they left still confined to her bed and little if any better.


John Hart of Nasonville, an aged and well-known veteran of the Civil War, in which he served as a musician playing the flute, died at his home in Nasonville last Saturday.  For the last quarter of a century the deceased had been quite blind.  He is survived by his wife and their three children, namely Ross Hart, Mrs. Charles Ingles and Mrs. E. Ingles.  The funeral was held Tuesday.


Mrs. Willis Williams entertained the Windfall Birthday Club last Saturday when each lady took two quilt blocks with her name and another on and all were set together, lined and tied off, giving Mrs. Williams a beautiful autographed comforter, a fine souvenir of the happy occasion.  The club adjourned to meet with Mesdames Ell and Price Lee, two weeks later.


Willie Sternitzky and Fred Seltrecht were county seat visitors Saturday.


Paul Handt is home from Rochester, Minn., almost two weeks since.  His uncle Albert Viergutz is expected home yet this week.


Mrs. F.C. Rath of Cataract is here visiting her son, Dr. Rath, since Tuesday.


John Seaman of Route 4 went to Fond du Lac Friday night to visit his children there.


Miss Mabel Bollom of Osseo is here since last week Monday visiting at the home of her brother Charles Bollom.


Louis Davis made a business trip to Milwaukee last week and left on the home trip to Montana yesterday.


Kenneth Langrehr left for Rochester, Minn. on a visit to relatives on Monday.


Reinhold Steckert and John Shafer of Chili were born here on business Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Gotter and daughter Lobelia came up from Pardeeville last week Thursday on a visit to relatives.  Mr. Gotter returned on Monday while Mrs. Gotter and Lobelia remained for a 10 day visit.


Mrs. Joe Krause went to Chili Wednesday to spend the balance of the week between the homes of her brothers August and Adolph Foemmel.


Maynard Cole is slowly recovering from his recent severe illness.


P.J.  Kemmeter was at Chili on business yesterday.


Miss Adeline Breseman went home to Marshfield on Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Marx went to Marshfield yesterday.


Oscar Eberhardt returned from his Plymouth, Sheboygan and Milwaukee visit on Wednesday evening.


Mrs. W.F. Dahlke entertained the Windfall Birthday Club and their husbands at a party last evening.


Harry Davis and wife are cozily settled in their new home.  They moved Tuesday.


A farewell party was given Louis Davis by his relatives at the W.S. Davis home Wednesday evening.


Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Davis write old friends here of their sage arrival in California where everything is sunshine and flowers now.




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