News: Thorp Courier (14 Feb 2001)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated Feb. 14, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Thos. Bobb fell through a hole in the mill floor, breaking 2 ribs.

A.C. Nielson moved his feed mill to Division Street and is remodeling the old one into a dwelling house.

Mr & Mrs. William Egner had a son last Sunday.

Lee Brill, age 16, died in a terrible accident at the F.S. Grubbs flour and feed mill when his clothes were caught in the coupling of the shaft.

Mr & Mrs. Jno. Penney had a son on Feb. 9th.

Mr & Mrs. Herman Friess had a daughter on Feb. 11th.

Geo. Hanson is giving a free wedding dance on Feb. 20th.

Everard F. Sterling and Alma L. Rhea were wed on Feb. 12, 1901.

Edam Egnoski and Frances Maslanka were wed on Monday.

Anton Tenzagolski who broke his back is reported as hopeful of recovery.

John Malinowski was kicked by a horse and received a broken nose.


Elmer Swim is visiting his parents.

John H. White, age 70, died Friday of peritonitis.

Nick Possley installed a pasteurizing machine at the Thorp Dairy Company.

Orrin Thiede and his wife purchased August Ehlert’s cheese factory.


Eleanore Laurent went to Japan and is employed at the Central Office of the Civil Information and Education Program.

Valeria (Florkowski) Piwoni, age 63, died Jan. 31st from a stroke.

Robert Daines joined the marines and will report for duty on Feb. 20th.

Mrs. Roy T. Warner, age 74, died in Eau Claire.

Mr & Mrs. James Savos of Chicago and a son. Mother is the former Iris Hostetter)

Mr & Mrs. Clarence Fisher had a baby girl on Feb. 7th.


There was a fire at the property of Richard Sobol. A vacant house burned to the bround.

Mr & Mrs. Timothy Smith had a baby boy on Feb. 8th.

Robert D. Reichert and his family arrived at his parents home for a visit.

Regina Piper, age 47 or Marshfield, died Friday at her home.

Earl Thomas Hemminger, age 62, died Jan. 20th in Modesto, CA.

Irene Kell, age 60, died Feb. 8th in Withee.

Mary B. Glenna, age 84, died Feb. 5th in Chippewa Falls.

Stella Jurgelewicz, age 77, died Feb. 7th in Chicago.

Mr & Mrs. Otto Brandt are grandparents of a new baby girl born to Mr. & Mrs. Marlyn Brandt last week.

Mary Pabich, age 69, died Tuesday in Thorp.


Lylia Karlen, age 85 of Boyd, died Feb. 8th in Stanley.

John Arvid Grandquist, age 93, died Feb. 5th in Cornell.

Merl Samplawski, age 71, died Feb. 6th in Marshfield.

OLD PICTURE: Graduating class of 1934 from St. Bernard’s Church in Thorp. January 24th’s picture was Delores Lato, Allene Kenney and Lillian Prybylski, prom 1952. January 31st’s picture is Alice Dunn.

FULL OBITUARIES: ROBERTS, Lillian K 5/14/1924 - 2/10/2001

(Parents: Harry & Celia (Roethler) Rose; spouse: Fred Roberts) FRANKEWICZ, Casimir ? - 2/11/2001



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