Bio: Jablonicky, Kiersten (Academic Honors - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surname: Jablonicky

----Source: The Abbotsford Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 03/06/2013

Kiersten Jablonicky has earned academic honors for the fall 2012 semester at UW-Green Bay.


BioM: Lutz, Janice Marie (1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Lutz, Gumz, Martinson, Fekete, Tromanhauser, Rau, Fryza, Riske, Oehler, Zahn , Kadonsky

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 03 Aug 1977

Lutz, Janice Marie (16 Jul 1977)

Janice Marie Lutz of Marshfield and Richard James Gumz of Dorchester were married July 16, 1977 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Marshfield. The Rev. M. Martinson, assistant pastor of the parish, officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

The bride was given away in marriage by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lutz of Marshfield. The groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gumz of Rt. 1, Dorchester.

The bride wore a full length bridal gown in the empire style of sheer organza. I had a high neckline, Bishop sleeves, and a skirt seeping to a chapel train

The maid of honor was Nancy Lutz of Marshfield. The bridesmaids were Mrs. Diane Lutz of Wausau, Mrs. Nancy Fekete of Wisconsin Rapids, and Miss Madelyn Tromanhauser of Medford.

The best man was Dave Rau of Dorchester. Groomsmen were John Fryza of Stratford, Ronald Lutz of Wausau, Doug Riske of Athens, and Dough Oehler of Winter Haven, Florida. Ushers were Randy Lutz of Marshfield, Daniel Zahn of Milwaukee, and Steve Kadonsky of Milwaukee.

A reception, dinner and dance were held at the Knights of Columbus Clubhouse in Marshfield.

The bride is a 1973 graduate of Marshfield Senior High. She also graduated from Mid-State Technical School in Marshfield in 1975. She is planning on attending UWC-Marshfield.

The groom, a 1972 graduate of Colby High School, attended Mid-State for two years and graduated with a degree in farm business management. He is engaged in dairy farming.

Following a honeymoon trip to the western states, the couple will live at Rt. 1, Dorchester.


News: Colby – New Ballpark Restrooms (Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: House, Vrana, Scidmore, Bungaard

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Colby Lions President Harold House turned the keys to the new Colby ballpark restrooms to Mayor Lloyd Scidmore during the Thursday evening ceremonies. Included in the ceremonies was C. Jerry Vrana, a member of both the Lions and City Council. The building was donated by the Lions, who donated many hours of time to construct the facility. Victor Bungaard, former Lions president, initiated the project. Besides the restrooms, the facility contains a concession stand and storage areas.


News: Abbotsford – Local Girls Attend College Summer Class (1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Weiss, Weix

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Terri Weiss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry T. Weiss, Route 1, Abbotsford, and Laurie Weix, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weix of 417 North 5th Street, Abbotsford were two of approximately 140 high school students from throughout the country participating in the Lawrence Summer Session – 1977 at Lawrence University in Appleton, earlier this summer.

Both girls were on the Lawrence campus for two weeks. Six subjects were offered: computer programming, French, music, physics, and theatre and writing; and both studied writing and music. Writing was their major subject, and music was studied as a secondary, minor subject.

All classes were taught by members of the Lawrence University faculty and staff. Upper class Lawrence students and outside authorities also assisted with the classes.

Both girls are students at Abbotsford High School, lived in Sage Hall, a Lawrence residence hall, and ate at the University’s Downer Commons during he summer session. Social and recreational activities also were part of the two-week program.

Lawrence University is an independent liberal arts college and conservatory of music, with a coeducational enrollment of approximate 1,275. The 1977 summer session at Lawrence was the first held at the Appleton campus and will be repeated in 1978.


Bio: Jackson, Dr. N. O – Purchases Colby Dental Clinic (Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Jackson, Biggs

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

After five years in Medford, Dr. N. O. Jackson will be returning to the Colby Dental Clinic.

He recently purchased the building from Dr. Larry Biggs, his former partner when the building was constructed in 1971. Biggs will be moving to Illinois.

Jackson said the Colby office has sentimental value to him. He will work alone in the office.


Bio: Harvey, Robert O. – Leaves Gift to Colby Cemetery Assoc. (Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Harvey

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

The annual meeting of the Colby Memorial Cemetery Association was held in the Colby City Hall on August 1, 1977.

The association wishes to acknowledge with appreciation the $1,000 gift left to it in a Will by Robert O. Harvey of Hot Springs, Arkansas, a former resident of Colby.


Bio: Stall, Arland V. – Button Collector (1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Stall

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Arland V. Stall, 86, a former Colby resident who now lives in Footville, showed 3,00 of his buttons at the Green Vista Wednesday afternoon. Stall, whose collection numbers about 10,000, has been collecting the items for over 30 years. He says that he has no idea what the collection is worth in monetary terms.


Bio: Desotelle, Darla – New Savings & Loan Mgr in Abbotsford (Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Desotelle

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Darla Desotelle has been named manager of the First Financial Savings and Load, Abbotsford.

Desotelle joined First Financial two and one-half years ago, working in Wausau as a savings teller, loan processor and loan officer.

The Wausau native previously served as a group supervisor with Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company in Maryland for eight years.

Desotelle will lived with her two children at 210 Butternut Street in Abbotsford.


Bio: Schindler, Kenton & Kraig (Baptism – 7 Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Schindler, Krause, Archambo

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Kenton James and Kraig William, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schindler, Jr., were baptized Sunday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Abbotsford. Sponsors for Kenton were Pat and Greg Krause of Prentice. For Kraig, Sharon and Frank Archambo were sponsors.

Family and relatives were guests for dinner and supper at the Schindler home.


Bio: Schreiber, Jeremy Gerard (Birth – 2 Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Schreiber, Wichlacz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Schreiber, 423 Butternut Street, Abbotsford, are the parents of a baby boy born at the Marshfield Hospital August 2, 1977. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ½ ounces and was named Jeremy Gerard.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wichlacz, Milan, and Mr. and Mrs. Roman Schreiber, Athens.




Bio: Schreiber, Jeremy Gerard (Baptism - Aug 1977

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Schreiber, Wichlacz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Aug 1977

The baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Schreiber was baptized Jeremy Gerard Schreiber at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Abbotsford, at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Sponsors for Jeremy were grandparents, Mrs. Roman Schreiber and Edwin Wichlacz. Dinner was served to family and relatives in honor of the event


Bio: Engelking, Sadie – 91st Birthday (7 Aug 1977)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Engelking, Schraufnagel, Berweger

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Aug 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Schraufnagel of Glidden and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Berweger, Ashland, came to Abbotsford Saturday, to the Engelking home and visited through Sunday. Saturday evening, a family dinner party was held at the Olde Cedar House in honor of the 91st birthday of their mother, Mrs. Sadie Engelking, which was on August 7, 1977.

Sunday afternoon and evening, grandchildren and great-grandchildren visited her. Cake and ice cream were served. Mrs. Engelking received many gifts and cards.




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