News: Neillsville - Locals (9 April 1942)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Harless, Zimmerman, Hanson, Winters, Stevens, Wall, Vincent, Goetters, Nickel, Gault, Johnson, Holt, Olson, Daniel, Evenson, Haroldson, Deppert, Bennett, Young, Raine, Reutz, Apfel, Keulz, Unger, Sievert, Anderegg, Lynch, Campbell, Blum, Meinholdt, Kolpanen, Wing, MacMillan, Rosekrans, Hageman, Sontag, Roehrborn, Cox, Housely, Thayer, Calway, Hemphill, Roy

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 9 April 1942


Mr. and Mrs. Peter Harless and daughters, Betty and Marjorie, Stanley, attended the Masonic services here Sunday. They were guests at the Joe Zimmerman home for the balance of the afternoon.

Miss Carla Hanson, Denmark, Wisconsin, who teaches at Augusta, was a guest at the R. P. Mullger home Saturday and Sunday.

Mrs. Thomas Winters spent several days last week with her daughter, Mrs. Ervin Stevens, and family, at Shortville. She was joined there Easter Sunday by her husband and daughters, Mrs. Floyd Wall and Mrs. James Vincent and their families. Other guests at the Stevens Home that day were Mr. and Mrs. Will Stevens and daughter, Neillsville, Wis.

Mrs. Theressa Goetters, who had been here for a couple of weeks on business and to visit relatives and friends, left Wednesday morning for her home in Sheboygan. Her son, August, who has rented his farm, went home with her to work for relatives in that city.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wall spent Wednesday and Thursday here with his folks. They have moved from Eau Claire to Madison where Mr. Wall is employed.

Mrs. Herbert Nickel underwent a major operation Wednesday morning at the Neillsville Hospital.

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gault cut a gash in her head, back of the left ear, in a fall Tuesday evening which required several stitches. She was about as early as usual the next morning playing around the house and yard.

Mrs. Ellen Johnson of Wausau, Mrs. Albert Holt and daughter, Nancy, and Oluf Olson, Sr., visited the David Daniel family in Cambria last Thursday and Friday. Mrs. Daniel is the former Barbara Olson, and a sister of Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Holt.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Evenson, Wilmar, Minn., spent their Easter vacation at the home of the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Evenson and family and with his brother, Orville Evenson, and wife. Tuesday Stanley took his parents to Stratford to visit Mrs. Evenson’s sisters, Mrs. Deppert and Mrs. Haroldson. Wednesday they visited with Mrs. Emberson at Greenwood, returned home on Friday.

Keith Bennett was home from the state university Saturday and Sunday forenoon.

Leo Young, employed as a machinist at the Rock Island Arsenal, came to spend Easter Sunday and Monday with his family. He returned early Tuesday morning taking Leo, Jr., back with him.

Mrs. Bernita Raine was very pleasantly surprised last week to receive a crate of fruit from Florida. The oranges and grapefruit which it contained were not only delicious in flavor but also unusual in size. The oranges weighted approximately three fourths of a pound a piece with a circumference of about ten and one-half inches; the grapefruit, which measured fourteen and one-half inches, weighed one and one-half pounds each. The gift was from Roy Feutz, who is attending an air corps officer candidate school at Miami Beach.

John Apfel left Saturday morning on the two o’clock train for Evansville, Wis., to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs. Lucy Keulz, who was killed in an auto**[portion cut off here.]

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Unger of Alma Center and James Unger of Stevens Point spent the weekend in the parental home here.

Erich Sievert will appear on the program at the district meeting of the Missouri Synod Lutheran Schoolmen, to be held at Antigo this week Thursday and Friday. At one of the sessions he will demonstrate the various art projects that might be carried out in the grades. He also has been invited to give a talk on the famous paintings of the world, using slides to illustrate his talk.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderegg, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lynch and their two-week old baby and Gordon Campbell spent the weekend and Easter Sunday here with relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Blum left Wednesday noon for Northland, Iowa, on a business trip.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Meinholdt and Joan drove to Greenwood Sunday to attend a family gathering at the old Meinholdt Home. Other there beside the relatives in the immediate neighborhood were Mr. Meinholdt’s brother, August, whom he had not seen for eight years, and his wife, a sister, Mrs. Hans Kolpanen, Milwaukee.

Mrs. Frank Wing of Abbotsford was here from Tuesday night until Friday of last week, visiting in the home of her mother, Mrs. Mary MacMillan.

Leonard Frank was brought to the Neillsville Hospital Monday, on the day of his wife’s death, suffering with a throat infections.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wesley and son, John, of Elk Mound spent Easter Sunday here with the Welsh families.

Dr. Sarah Rosekrans was the guest soloist at the First Congregational Church of Eau Claire on Easter Sunday, singing at both services. Her selection is entitled "Christ Went up into the Hills to Pray", by Richard Hageman.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Sontag and daughter, Mary Louise, Minneapolis spent last Thursday and Friday here with his brother, George Sontag and niece. Mrs. Harry Roehrborn, and family.

Dr. L. M. Cox, who spent the past three weeks in the Dr. H. W. Housely home, leaves today (Thursday) for Chicago. From there he will go to Mobile, Alabama. His next cruise on the S. S. Sixola will begin in a few months, Dr. Cox being a ship physician.

Miss Edith Thayer and Miss Georgia Day of Minneapolis spent last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday here, being guests in the F. D. Calway and Mrs. Mary Hemphill homes. Miss Thayer was a granddaughter of the late George Austin. At one time she taught in the primary department of the Neillsville Schools.

Francis Roy of Sparta, new working in San Diego, Cal., spent the weekend at the Lyman Chase farm.



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