BioM: Baures, Roseana Mary (1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Baures, Frank, Crwydt, Meier, Leja, Anderson, Ashbeck

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Mar 1975

Baures, Roseana Mary (15 Mar 1975)

Miss Roseann Mary Baures, 7023 W. Adler Road, Marshfield, and Thomas Lee Frank were married March 15, 1975 at a 3 p.m. ceremony performed by the Rev. William Bachman in St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, Thorp.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baures, Route 1, Thorp, and Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Fran, 1090 S. Severns Avenue, Marshfield. Mrs. Carol Ashbeck played the organ.

The bride, presented in marriage by her father, chose a white evening length bodice with V-neckline and shaped midriff, flared skirt with full length sleeves gathered at cusp and fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of white carnations and red roses with baby’s breath.

Miss Denise Crwydt, Marshfield, maid of honor and Miss Audrey Baures, Sheboygan and Mrs. Clara Meier, Ogema, bridesmaids, preceded the bride down the aisle. They donned royal blue gowns, same as the bridal gown, and carried blue-tipped carnations with baby’s breath.

Attendants for the bridegroom were Terrence Rank, Marshfield, best man, Larry Leja, Milwaukee and James Baures, Thorp, groomsmen. Donald Baures and Joe Anderson shared ushering duties.

A dinner was held in the church basement followed by a dance and reception at the sword in Colby.

The bride, a 1970 graduate of Thorp High School, and a May 22, 1973 graduate of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, is a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. The bridegroom graduated from Marshfield Senior High School in 2967 and from Mid-State Technical Institute, Wisconsin Rapids in 1969. He is a service manager for Reek Auto Sales.

Prior to making their home on Route 3, Marshfield, the couple will honeymoon in Florida.


Obit: Klasinski, Bernice (? – 20 Mar 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Klasinski, Harycki, Stroik, Byrd

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Mar 1975

Klasinski, Bernice (? – 20 Mar 1975)

Mrs. Bernice Klasinski, 480 6th Avenue, died at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 1975 at St. Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point, where she had been a patient for the past month.

Funeral services were held Monday morning at 10 o’clock at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, with burial in Guardian Angel Cemetery.

The Third Order of St. Francis, of which Mrs. Klasinski was a member, said the rosary at the funeral home at 3 p.m. Sunday. At 7:30 Sunday evening, a general rosary was said, with Knights of Columbus participating. A son, Florian, is a member of the KC’s.

Mrs. Klasinski was born in Eastern Poland, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harycki, and came to the United States with her parents as a child.

The family settled on a farm near Thorp.

She was married at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, Thorp, on September 21, 1918, to Leon Klasinski.

Shortly after their marriage they went to Stevens Point and settled at the present address. Mr. Klasinski died March 25, 1962.

Among Mrs. Klasinski’s survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Gregory (Jean) Stroik, Plover; six sons, Anthony, a retired Air Force Colonel living in Burbank, Illinois, Louis, Town of Hull, Frank, Janesville, Florian, Town f Hub, Edmund, Deerfield, Illinois, and Dr. C.A., 217 Prentice Street; 29 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Stanley and Edward Harycki, Thorp, and Jim, McAllen, Texas.

A daughter, Clare Byrd and two brothers preceded her in death.


Bio: Herman, Janice Marie (Engagement – Mar 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Herman, Buettner

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Mar 1975

Mr. and Mrs. Marion E. Herman, Thorp, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Buettner, Manitowoc, Wisconsin wish to announce the engagement of their children, Janice Marie Herman and Karl Buettner.

Both Janet and Karl will graduate in May from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, Marshfield, and will be employed at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield in June.

The wedding date is scheduled for August 9, 1975 at St. Bernard’s Church at Thorp.


Obit: Capaul, Peter T. (1894 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Capaul, Rogers, Kaiser

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 27 Mar 1975

Capaul, Peter T. (28 Jun 1894 – 20 Mar 1975)

Peter T. Capaul, 80, Route 3, Town of Worden, Clark County, died Thursday morning at Sacred Heart Hospital.

He was born June 28, 1894 in Chippewa Falls.

He moved to the Stanley area in 1896 with his parents, and as a young man, worked in logging camps. He farmed in the Town of Worden with his brother, Balzer, until 1969, when they retired.

Mr. Capaul has been a resident of Victory Memorial Nursing Home since 1971.

Survivors include two brothers, Balzer, Stanley, and David Sweet, Home, Oregon; and one sister, Mrs. Cole Rogers, Neenah.

Services were at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Stanley, with the Rev. Leonard Kaiser officiating. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.



Bio: Broeren, Jean – Appreciation Certificate from Red Cross (1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Broeren, Dougherty

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 03 Apr 1975

Mrs. Jean Broeren of Thorp has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation and a pin for 20 years of dedicated work with the Clark County Red Cross Blood Program.

She began her work with the Blood Program in 1964, when Thorp was host to the first Bloodmobile visit to the county under the Red Cross sponsored County Blood Program.

Mrs. Broeren has been Thorp Blood Program Chairman since that time. After 20 years of faithful service to her community Mrs. Jean Broeren will retired this year, and Mrs. Joan Dougherty will take her place as Thorp Blood Program Chairman.


Bio: Stanula, Barbara (Engagement – Mar 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Stanula, Zanker

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 03 Apr 1975

Mrs. Gertrude Stanula, Thorp, and Mr. and Mrs. Julius Zanker, Minocqua, Wisconsin, wish to announce the engagement of their children, Barbara Stanula and Jeff Zanker.

Both Barb and Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Both graduated with a double degree in elementary and secondary, and (much of the rest of my article is unreadable)

The wedding date is scheduled for Saturday, August 23, 1975 at St. Hedwig’s Church in Thorp.


Bio: Wagener, Kathy (Engagement – Mar 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Wagener, Woods

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 03 Apr 1975

Mr. and Mrs. John Wagener of Greenwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy, to Duane, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Woods of Thorp, Wisconsin.

No wedding date has been set.


Obit: Covey, Mary A. (1868 – 1900)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Covey

----Source: Thorp Newspaper Article (04 Aug 1900)

Covey, Mary A. (9 May 1868 – 31 Jul 1900)

Mary Adella “Della” McCoy Covey, 9 May 1868-31 Jul 1900 (aged 32)

Mary Adella Covey, who was injured in a runaway last week, died on Tuesday. Seven children are left motherless. The sympathies of the whole community go out to the bereaved husband and children.

Burial was in the East Thorp Cemetery.

News: Thorp – Local News, (04 Aug 1900)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Bachman, Cannon, Connor, Covey, Craig, Cummings, Friess, Howard, Hunt, Kerbough, Tolford

Mrs. H. H. Kerbough from Adams County is visiting her sister Mrs. R.Wiley

Mrs. Cannon, mother of F. M. Craig of Eidsvold visited with Mrs. W. S. Parks on Tuesday.

Mr. Irish, one of our old soldiers, has been very sick for some time. All who are acquainted with him sympathize deeply with him.

Mr. H. H. Howard of this village and Miss Edith Buck of Antigo were married last Wednesday. They will make their home here.

The Misses Hunt and Cummings of Greenwood were guests of Mrs. J. B. Bachman during the convention. The examination of teachers for the northern part of Clark County took place on Friday and Saturday, There were twenty three teachers present.

Herman Friess has bought back the meat market and will from this time on see that the people have first class beef to eat.

Saturday was a somewhat noted day in Thorp. Two very young ladies came to town within five minutes of each other. They were utter strangers yet they acted as if they owned the village. One of them is stopping with Mr. and Mrs. James Connor, the other with Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Tolford.

The County S. S. Convention has come and gone. About fifty delegates answered to their names on Tuesday morning. The addresses were excellent. The discussions were interesting, sometimes a little fiery, but the best feeling prevailed throughout the whole meeting. On the whole much good was done.


Mary Adella Covey, who was injured in a runaway last week, died on Tuesday. Seven children are left motherless. The sympathies of the whole community go out to the bereaved husband and children.



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