News: Humbird, Wis. (4 Oct 1962)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Gearing, Lightfoot, Woodford, Miller, Holman, Relyea, Bishop, Kleckner, Zerbel, Laffe, Blum, Dignin, Gephart, Sliter, Aebersold, Gerber, Stanley, Hein, Hefty, Giloy, Greub, Grether, Serr, Segerstrom, McKivitt, Hart, McNeely, Jahn, Zimmerman, Williams, Snyder, Janke, Jungham, Wallace, Stuve, Newton, Popanz, Sherman, Crume Stanley, Van Der Kooi, Grenwald, Fitzmaurice, Martin, Larson, Riphenburg, Perry, Mishler, Erickson, Kubicek, Sturgeon,  Staffon, Holman, Nelson, Joos, Benson, Van Horn, Burnett, Iffland, Haag, Polege, Theiler


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 4, 1962


Humbird (4 October 1962)


Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gearing’s wedding anniversary was Friday.  His father’s birthday was Saturday and Gordon’s sister’s wedding anniversary was Sunday.  All gathered at the Floyd Gearing home in Merrillan for a joint celebration.


Mr. and Mrs. Jake Lightfoot were guests Saturday in the Roy Woodford home in Green Bay and attended the wedding of Beverly Woodford and Ronald Miller.


Mrs. Arnold Holman, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Alvin Relyea of Taylor, drove to Oshkosh Thursday where Mrs. Holman was a delegate for the Northern District of Lutheran Woman.  The Ladies stayed over Friday to visit relatives.


Mrs. Jean Bishop was called to Chicago Monday by the serious illness of Mr. Bishop’s mother.


Mr. and Mrs. John Kleckner and family of Stevens Point spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Freda Zerbel, and Art.


Among those who have taken trips to enjoy the beauty of the woods in their beautiful fall colors were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Laffe, who drove to Wisconsin Rapids Sunday, then across the state to La Crosse on their way home.


Mrs. Gil Blum and Jimmie of Price and Mr. and Mrs. William Dignin were gests of their mother, Mrs. Laura Dignin, Sunday.


Mrs. Jack Gephart was a dinner guest Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sliter of Merrillan.


Mr. and Mrs. John Aebersold of Rockford, Ill., were weekend guests of Mrs. Herman Gerber.


Mr. and Mrs. Cullen Dignin were in Neillsville Friday to see Mrs. Cora Stanley, who is in the hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Hein saw her Sunday and report she is gaining as well as can be expected.


Mrs. Fred Hefty, Mrs. Clarence Giloy and Mrs. John Greub accompanied the Rev. Jack Grether of Neillsville to Athens Tuesday, where they attended the fall Synodical meeting of the United Church of Christ.  Rev. Serr, now located at Colby, also serves the church at Athens.


Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Segerstrom and baby of Medford, and Mr. and Mrs. Micky McKivitt and baby of Merrillan, were guests Sunday of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hart.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hart called there.


Mr. and Mrs. Chester McNeely, Mary, Linda and David, of Sharon, were Friday afternoon guests of Miss Elsie John and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Zimmerman.


Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Williams were guests Sunday in the Carl Snyder home at Sparta.


Mr. and Mrs. Leo Janke and children and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Lightfoot visited Mrs. William Jungham in Trempealeau Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zimmerman and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Wallace were supper guests of Grandpa Wallace in Neillsville.


Mrs. Henry Laffe, Mrs. Raymond Stuve and Mrs. Sam Newton attended a district meeting of Rebekah Lodges in Neillsville Saturday afternoon.


Mrs. Marjorie Popanz of Beloit, Assembly Warden of the Rebekah Assembly of Wisconsin, was a guest of the local Rebekah Lodge Monday evening, and an overnight guest of Mrs. Henry Laffe.


Roger Sherman of Bangor called at the Newton home on Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Harold Crume of Westby called at the Will Hein home one day last week, and then drove to Neillsville to see Mrs. Cora Stanley.


Mrs. R. J. Van Der Kooi and Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Grenwald of Clinton were weekend guests in the Louie Fitzmaurice home.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gerber of Madison were weekend guests of Mrs. Herman Gerber.


Lyle Martin has been a hospital patient for several days in Neillsville due to a badly injured knee.  He is home but taking it easy for a while.


Saturday, Mrs. Cora Larson and Mrs. Roy Riphenburg of Osseo, and Mrs. Earl Riphenburg of Sheldon, brought Mrs. Mattie Riphenburg here to visit her sister, Mrs. Cullen Dignin, and in the Tom Perry home.  They were joined Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Mishler and Mrs. Anna Erickson of Eau Claire, Mrs. Matt Kubicek, Faribault, Minn., and Mrs. Robert Sturgeon of South St. Paul, all of whom visited in the Cullen Dignin and Tom Perry homes.  Mrs. Riphenburg accompanied her sister, Mrs. Kubicek, to her home Sunday and will leave from there for her home in Fairfield, Mont.


Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Staffon of Monroe were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Greub Sunday, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Greub were over from Neillsville to visit with the Staffons in the Greub home.


John Holman was one of a group of officers of Price Luther League, with Harold Holman as counselor, who attended the Mondovi conference meeting in Black River Falls Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Archie Nelson were here from Eau Claire Sunday to call at the Newton home.  With the Newtons they were dinner and lunch guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thane Joos in Alma Center.


The Benson boys, Louie, Art and Jim, in the Black River Falls hospital, are reported improving.


Mr. and Mrs. Will Van Horn spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Burnett.


Mrs. Mary Iffland left Tuesday for the home of her sister, Mrs. Frank Haag of Melrose, after spending several days in the Henry Laffe home.


Many Humbird folks attended the wedding Saturday of Patricia Polege and Fred (Fricky) Theiler in the Grace Lutheran Church at Alma Center.



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