BioM: Johnson, Jenny (Marriage - 1897)
Transcriber: Stan


----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 03/04/1897

Johnson, Jenny (Marriage - 3 Mar 1897)

Married, at the Presbyterian Manse, Wednesday, March 3rd, 1897, by Rev. T. C. Hill, Jenny Johnson to George Braeman, both of Levis, Clark County.


Bio: Baxter, Ralph – Machine Shed Burns (Apr 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Baxter

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

A 40 x 104 foot machine shed and garage on the Ralph Baxter Property located at Route 1, Dorchester, was partially destroyed by fire las Wednesday afternoon. Fire departments from Dorchester and Abbotsford were called to put the fire out. The firefighters were able to save the large machinery stored in the shed. A car, snowmobile and all the small tools were destroyed.


Bio: Broeske, Pat – Wins Cub Scout Pinewood Derby (23 Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Broeske, Archambo, Stettler

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Abbotsford Cub Scot Pack 621 held it’s Pinewood Derby on Monday, March 23, 1977, with 19 participating. First place winner was Pat Broeske, John Archambo placed second and Kevin Stettler place third.


News: Curtiss – Village Officials Elected (Apr 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Kraut, Johnson, Klimpke, Roytek

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Curtiss re-elected incumbent village president by giving Donald Kraut 44 votes. Lyle Johnson, trustee incumbent, also obtained 44 votes.


Bio: Becker, Alan – Promoted to Cadet Captain at A.F. Academy (Apr 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Becker

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Cadet Alan M. Becker, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Becker, Colby, has been promoted to the rank of acdet captain at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Cadet Becker, a member of the class of 1977, has also be appointed a training officer. Assignment to this position will provide invaluable job and leadership experience.

The cadet attended Colby High School.


Bio: Meyer, Barbara (Engagement – Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Meyer, Payne

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Meyer, Colby, announce the engagement f their daughter, Barbara, to Gerald A. Payne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Verlis Payne, Chester, Iowa.

The bride-to-be is currently teaching at LeRoy-Ostrander Public Schools. Her fiancé is employed by First State Bank of LeRoy, Minnesota.

The couple plans a July 23, 1977 wedding at St. Patrick’s Church in LeRoy.


Bio: Nomady, Katherine (Engagement – Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Nomady, DelFatti

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Nomady, Colby, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Miriam Nomady, Crivitz, to Anthony DelFatti, Stevens Point. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey DelFatti,

Miss Nomady graduated in 1971 from Colby High School and the UW-Stevens Point in 1976. She is teaching French and English at Crivitz High School.

Her fiancé graduated in 1972 from Colby High School, and is presently attending UW-Stevens Point with a major in physical education.

A wedding is being planned for June 18, 1977 in Colby.


Bio: Venzke, Daniel – New Pastor at Withee Assem. of GodChurch (1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Venzke

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

The Rev. Dan Venzke is the new pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church at Withee. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Venzke, Abbotsford. He graduated from the Abbotsford high school in 1969, attended the UW at Medford for 2 years, and graduated on 1973 from North Central Bible College, Minneapolis.

Prior to accepting the call to Withee, Venzke had been assistant pastor at Bedford, Ohio, and at Stillwater, Minnesota, and pastor at Wilson.

He is married and has two children, Chad, 4 and Tesha, 2.


Bio: Scotch, Christopher James (Birth – 30 Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Nikolay, Scotch

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Nikolay are the grandparents of a baby boy born Wednesday, March 30, 1977 to Lynn and Mark Scotch at Dallas, Oregon. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was named Christopher James.

Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Scotch of Oregon.


Bio: Denzin, David William (Birth – 31 Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Denzin, Weix

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Denzin announce the birth of a son, David William, born March 31, 1977 at the Medford Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Leo Weix, Abbotsford, and Ron Denzin, Marshfield.

School: Abbotsford H.S. – District Forensic Winners (Mar 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Hopperdietzel, Venzke

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 06 Apr 1977

Two Abbotsford High School students were winners in the District Forensics Contest held recently in Stevens Point. Joel Hopperdietzel earned an “A” rating in storytelling and Sherry Venzke received an “A” in reading prose. They will participate in the state contest April 23, 1977 in Madison.




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