News: Humbird (4 Oct 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Briggs, Nibbe, Dignin, Hart, Wilson, Matti, Enerson, Sheffer, Nelson, Jenswold, Smith, Kirby, Markham, Taylor, Hines, Shara, Lightfoot, Walker, Blank, Aeschbacher, Schneider, Joos, Newton, Fitzmaurice, Parent, Burrington, Duerkop, Gerber, Zerbel, Kaufman, Hempel, Baumgartner, Greub, Theiler, Trachsel, Windsor, Klassy, Aebersold, Riggs, Laffe, Stanley, Pierce, Hardwick, Putman, Allan, Stuve

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/04/1973

Humbird (4 October 1973)

Keith Briggs came home from the hospital Thursday. He had been confined with an arm fracture.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nibbe of Hobart, Ind., and her mother, Mrs. Kate Dignin, were Neillsville shoppers Wednesday and also called at the Garald Hart home.

Harry Wilson of Eau Claire called Saturday afternoon at the Arnold Matti home.

Dick Enerson of Dodgeville called Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Matti.

Kenneth Sheffer is now at home and feeling well, but will take it easy for awhile.

Mrs. Minnie Nelson came home from the hospital Thursday and is feeling good.

Walter Jenswold of Eau Claire spent the weekend at his home here.

Mrs. Matie Smith was a dinner guest Sunday at the Archie Kirby home.

Mrs. Anita Markham spent Sunday at the Sylvester Taylor home in Mosinee.

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hines were overnight guests of Mrs. Kate Dignin Friday. They were on their way from their home in Bemidji, Mn, to Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Emil Shara of Wisconsin Rapids Sunday called at the homes of Mrs. Gladys Lightfoot and Mrs. Melvin Walker.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Blank of Milwaukee came Friday to spend a few days at the home of her brother, Rudy Aeschbacher.

Mrs. Jacob Lightfoot and Mrs. Gladys Lightfoot visited in Marshfield Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nibbe left Monday for their home in Hobart, Ind., after spending a week with her mother, Mrs. Kate Dignin. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Nibbe and Mrs. Dignin drove to Red Wing, Mn, to spend the day with Mr. Nibbe’s father and two brothers.

Mrs. Helene Nelson and Mrs. Hilda Schneider of Eau Claire spent Sunday afternoon at the Thane Joos home in rural Alma Center and also called at the Newton home in Humbird.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Fitzmaurice were in Neillsville Sunday to call on his brother, Levi, who is in the hospital.

Mrs. DeWayne Parent and Steve drove to Thorp Saturday and, with her mother, Mrs. Pirl Burrington, attended an auction sale in rural Thorp.

Mrs. Elmer Duerkop and Mrs. Emma Gerber drove to Eau Claire Monday morning to take Alton Duerkop back to school at the university. He had spent the weekend helping with the farm work at home.

Mrs. Freida Zerbel spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. Laverne Kaufman, in rural Fairchild.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heimple of Green Lake were guests Sunday of Mrs. Laura Baumgartner. Mr. and Mrs. John Greub joined the group for a family visit.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Theiler and Mrs. Millie Trachsel were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Windsor in Black River Falls. Mrs. Windsor’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Klassy of new Glarus, also were guests.

Mrs. Maude Newton was a dinner guest Sunday at the Thane Joos home in rural Alma Center.

Mrs. Emma Gerber came home Sunday night from a week’s visit in the homes of her brother, John Aebersold in Rockford, Il., and her sister, Mrs. Wendell Riggs, in Zion, Il.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Laffe enjoyed a drive Sunday to Millston for dinner, then across to Tomah and then Melrose for supper at the home of his sister, Mrs. Emma Haag.

Mrs. Allen Stanley of Granton and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pierce of Neillsville, were here Wednesday to call on Mrs. Elgie Hardwick and at the Arnold Matti home.

Michael Putman, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Putman, had major surgery Thursday in the Black River Falls hospital and is coming along very well.

Friends of Art Allan, a former resident here, will be sorry to hear that he is a patient in a Wisconsin Rapids hospital.

Mr. Raymond Stuve was taken to the Neillsville hospital Friday evening for care and treatment.



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