Bio: Zimmerman, Tim – Best Student Choreographer (1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Zimmerman

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Aug 1979

Tim Zimmerman, son of Lois Zimmerman, 215 West Street, Loyal, has been named Best Student Choreographer by the student theatre arts organization at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

He was chosen for recognition by the members of The Players, student drama group, for his participation in dance at UW-Stevens Point.

A 1975 graduate of Loyal High School, Zimmerman is a senior dance major at the University.


Bio: Baltus, Joann Marie – UW-Madison Graduate (Jun 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Baltus

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Aug 1979

Miss Joann Baltus, Willard, Wisconsin, is among students who recently received Bachelor’s Degrees after completing her work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The names of students granted their degrees by UW-Madison are being announced as soon as they are compiled at the University. She received her degrees in Nutritional Sciences.


School: Loyal H.S. Class of 1959 (20 Year Reunion – Jul 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Butterbrodt, Meyer, Dahlby, Hug, Hopkins, Thomas, Davel, Annen, Bentzler, Freuhbrodt, Brecht, Brasier, Brett, Warren, Brue, Clouse, Drescher, Dusso, Such, Ellison, Linster, Elmhorst, Winter, Feldt, Fenner, Sossaman, Garbisch, Olson, Gempeler, Hammond, Grambsch, Anderson, Green, Hicks, Hansen, Haselow, Helms, LaRene, Henninger, Weiler, Miller, Ehlers, Molle, Newman, Harder, Newman, Schlagenhaft, Noeldner, Johnson, Oswald, Nowak, Adam, Pieper, Rueth, Holt, Rice, Richert, Schlinsog, Schuette, Bauman, Voss, Walter, Schwellenbach, Weis, Wepfer, Quast, Weyer, Wichman, Schmidt, Wolf, Wehe

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Aug 1979

The class of 1959 of Loyal High School held their 20th reunion at the American Legion Hall in Loyal on Saturday, July 28, 1979. Forty-six class members were in attendance. Mrs. Marvelene Butterbrodt gave a tour of the school at 6 p.m., which was enjoyed by those participating.

Richard Meyer was emcee and the prayer was given by Vern Dahlby. Teachers in attendance as guests were Mrs. Maxine Hug, Miss Eileen Hopkins, Mr. J. R. Thomas, Mrs. Marvelene Butterbrodt and Vern Dahlby, also school secretary, Mrs. Clara Davel.

Classmates in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Annen, Crystal Lake, Illinois; Mrs. Janet (Bentzler) Freuhbrodt, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bentzler, Caroline, Wisconsin; Mr. and Mrs. Darwin (Janet Brecht) Brasier, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brecht, Loyal; Mrs. Eugene (Patricia Brett) Warren, Poplar; Mr. and Mrs. Dexter Brue, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Clouse, Loyal; Mr. Wayne Drescher, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin (Myrna Dusso) Such, Waukesha; Mr. and Mrs. John (Phyllis Ellison) Linster, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Catherine Elmhorst) Winter, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Feldt, Waukesha; Mrs. Ralph (Wilma Fenner), Sossaman, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Noel (Maryanne Garbisch) Olson, Loyal; Mrs. Katherine (Gempeler) Hammond, Menomonee Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Carmella Grambsch) Anderson, St. Louis Park, Minnesota; Mr. and Mrs. Del (Shirley Green) Hicks, Stevens Point, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hansen, Rockford, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Haselow, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Garth (Carol Helms) LaRene, Mosinee; Mrs. Norma (Henninger) Weiler, Whitewater; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Meyer, Unity; Mr. and Mrs. William (Linda Miller) Ehlers, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Melford Molle, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moller, Wauwatosa; Mrs. Karen (Newman) Schlagenhaft, Loyal; Mrs. Carol (Noeldner) Johnson, Allendale, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. Gary (Jeanette Noeldner) Oswald, Marshfield; Mrs. and Mrs. Marta (Nowak), Adam, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Larry (Joyce Pieper) Rueth, Loyal; Mrs. Audrey (Holt) Rice, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Richert, Webster Groves, Missouri; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schlinsog, Marshfield; Mrs. Lyland (Marion Schuette) Bauman, Aurora, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Voss Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Delmane (Kathy Walter) Schwellenbach, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weis, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Allen (Barbara Wepfer), Quast, Whitewater; Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. John Weyer, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Judy Wichman) Schmidt, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wolf, Milwaukee; Mr. Eugene Wehe, Valdez, Alaska.


BioA: Eibergen, Dick & Betty (Silver – 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Eibergen

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Aug 1979

Eibergen, Dick & Betty (Silver – Aug 1979)

Relatives, neighbors and friends are invited to a 25th Wedding Anniversary open house, Saturday, August 4, 1979 starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Sportsmen’s Club in Granton for Dick and Betty Eibergen. There is a dance in the evening. No invitations are being sent.


BioA: Franz, Mr./Mrs. Otto (Gold – 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Franz

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 01 Aug 1979

Franz, Mr./Mrs. Otto (Gold – Aug 1979)

There will be an open house in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Franz on Saturday, August 4 beginning at 2 p.m., and in the evening at the Beaver Town Hall. All friends and relatives are invited. No invitations are being sent.


Bio: Murray, Joseph Bryan (Birth – 26 Jul 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Murray, Thompson

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Aug 1979

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Murray of St. Paul, Minnesota are the parents of a son, Joseph Bryan. He was born on July 26, 1979 in St. Paul. He has one brother at home.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Thompson, Chili, and Mrs. May Murray, Tacoma, Washington.

Mrs. Ronald Murray is the former LeAnn Thompson.


Bio: Meyer, John Randall (Birth – 1 Aug 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Meyer, Schmitt

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Aug 1979

Randy and Pam Meyer, Loyal, would like to announce the birth of their son, John Randall, on Wednesday, August 1, 1979.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Schmitt and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer.


Bio: Mellenthin Family Reunion (Jul 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Mellenthin, Schultz, Luepke, Batterton, Krause, Klein, Jacobitz, Murphy, Ausbourne

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Aug 1979

The 22nd annual reunion of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mellenthin, Sr. was held at Powers Bluff Park, Arpin on July 29, 1979.

In charge of arrangement for the approximately 90 members who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Mellenthin, Unity, Mr. and Mrs. Danne Mellenthin, Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodon Mellenthin, Colby.

Danne Mellenthin led the group in saying grace and giving thanks before the potluck dinner enjoyed by family members from Wisconsin, Illinois and Florida.

The business meeting was conducted by Danne Mellenthin. There were three marriages, nine births and one death in the past year. Mrs. Albert Schultz (Adelia), Spencer, died on June 4, 1979. A moment of silent prayer was observed.

On behalf of the family, a wreath was place on the graves of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mellenthin, Sr. at North Spencer Cemetery last Memorial Day aby a granddaughter, Mrs. Herman Luepke (Eleanor Mellenthin), Spencer.

Prizes were presented to Troy Batterton, Spencer, Amy Krause, Spencer, Jamie Kay Schultz, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Kraus, Clyman, and Leo Klein, Port Ritchie, Florida.

The committee appointed for next year’s reunion at Wildwood Park, Marshfield on July 27, 1980, is Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mellenthin and their children – Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jacobitz, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Mellenthin, Mr. and Mrs. James Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ausbourne, and Ronald and Debra Mellenthin.


Bio: McHone, Pvt. Faron L. – High Scorer in Physical Proficiency (Jul 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: McHone

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Aug 1979

Pvt. Faron L. McHone, son f Mrs. June McHone, Route 1, Granton, recently was his company’s high scorer on the physical proficiency test held at the end of his training cycle at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

The rigid test, based on skills that require coordination and endurance, is designed to evaluate a soldier’s physical capabilities and stamina needed in battle.

McHone entered the Army in May 1979.

He is a 1979 graduate of Granton High School. His father, Victor McHone, lives in Seward, Alaska.


Bio: Seliskar, Judith – UW-Stout Master’s Degree (3 Aug 1979)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Seliskar

----Source: TRG (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Aug 1979

Judith Seliskar, daughter of Mrs. Evelyn Seliskar and the late Philip Seliskar, received her Master’s Degree in psychology at commencement exercises held August 3, 1979 at UW-Stout, Menomonie.

A 1972 graduate of Greenwood High School, she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from UW-Eau Claire. This past semester she has been teaching at St. Patrick’s School in Eau Claire.

Beginning September 1, 1979 she will be employed as a student psychologist at Northern Colony, Chippewa Falls, and will also continue her studies at UW-Stout to attain her certification.

Her mother, Mrs. Philip Seliskar, and sister, Mary Ann, attended the commencement exercises.




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