Obit: Boinski, F. Alex (1890 – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Boinski, Kutnarowski, Puerner

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1975

Boinski, F. Alex (24 Dec 1890 – 28 Jun 1975)

F. Alex Boinski, age 84, of Thorp, died Saturday evening at the Veterans Hospital at Tomah.

He was born December 24, 1890 in Pennsylvania, son of the late Michael and Victoria Boinski. Mr. Boinski farmed in the Thorp area until 1942, when he entered the Veteran’s Hospital at Tomah. A veteran of World War One, he was a member of the American Legion Post of Thorp.

Mr. Boinski is survived by a brother, Adam, and one sister, Mrs. Marie Kutnarowski, Golden Age Home, Chippewa Falls.

He wa preceded in death by two brothers, Nick and Walter, and one sister, Josephine.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 1st at St. Hedwig’s Chapel, with Father Bill Puerner officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.


BioA: Grucelski, Casey & Josephine (40th – Jun 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Grucelski, Puerner, Truckey, Watters, Wnek, Bonk, Danielewicz, Sniegowski, Mizerka, Lewan

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1975

Grucelski, Casey & Josephine (40th – 22 Jun 1975)

Casey and Josephine Grucelski celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, June 22, 1975. Father John Puerner was the celebrant at the 11:00 Mass at St. Hedwig’s Chapel. Roger Truckey was the organist.

After church services, their children hosted open house. Buffet lunch was served to friends and neighbors attending.

It also was the occasion of a family reunion. Those attending were Joan and Bill Watters and family from Boling Book, Illinois, Robert and family from Laguna Hills, California, Eugene and Darlene and family from Plymouth, Wisconsin, Frank and Sandy and family from Denver, Colorado, and John Grucelski.

Guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wnek, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bonk, Mr. and Mrs. Zyg Danielewicz, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Sniegowski, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mizerka, Mr. and Mrs. Lois Lewan and family.


Bio: Ammentorp, Marvin R. – Accepts Assignment in Europe (Jul 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Ammentorp, Smigaj

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1975

Marvin R. Ammentorp, formerly of Withee, has been named manager of International Auditing for N.C.R. Corporation with offices in Augsburg, Germany. Marvin will have responsibility for directing the internal audit activities for N.C.R. in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

He will leave Monday, July 7, 1975 for his two year assignment, accompanied by his wife Ruth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smigaj, and their two children, Elizabeth and Daniel. They will live in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.


Obit: Schief, Norma (1904? – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Schief, Fox

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1975

Schief, Norma (1904? – 5 Jul 1975)

Norma Schief, 71 died on Saturday, July 5, 1975. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 8th at the Thorp United Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Carl Fox officiating. Burial was made in Evergreen Cemetery, Medford, Wisconsin.


Obit: Kaminski, Peter (? – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Kaminski

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1975

Kaminski, Peter (? – Jun 1975)

News was received here last week of the death of Peter Kaminski, who as a young man lived at Junction with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kaminski Sr.

Funeral services were Saturday in Ohio, where he had resided. He was preceded in death by his wife.


Obit: Peters, Gretchen (? – 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Peters, Wagner

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Jul 1975

Peters, Gretchen (? – 10 Jul 1975)

Gretchen (Wagner) Peters of East Lansing, Michigan, died July 10, 1975 at her summer home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 14th at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, East Lansing, Michigan, with burial being made in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, East Lansing, Michigan.

Mrs. Peters was the daughter of William Wagner, founder of the Thorp Courier, and sister of the late William S. Wagner.


News: Greenwood – New Owner of Pharmacy (1 Jul 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Hendricks, Krom

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Jul 1975

Roger Hendricks of Thorp purchased the Greenwood Pharmacy from Harold Krom on July 1, 1975. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hendricks of Thorp.

Roger graduated from Thorp High School, receiving a degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire in Biology and Chemistry. He then attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he received a degree in Pharmacy and Medicine. He spent two years in the Army and also worked for the 3-M Company and General Mills.

Roger did his intern work under Mr. Krom and received his Pharmacy License in April 1975.


Bio: Stewart, Cindy – Greenwood Dairy Days Queen (Jul 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Stewart

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Jul 1975

Cindy Stewart was crowned Miss Greenwood Festival during the Dairy Days celebration Saturday.

Miss Stewart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stewart. Her cousin, Carol Stewart, was first runner up.


Bio: Hanley, Floyd R. – Selected for Educational Institute (Jul 1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Hanley

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Jul 1975

The Institute for Development of Education Activities, Inc., IDEA, the educational affiliate of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation, announced that Mr. Floyd R. Hanley, Principal of Thorp High School, has been named as one of five hundred outstanding American Educators to participate in a national seminar this summer.

The IDEA Fellow Institutes are designed to give participants a thorough grounding in some of the new and emerging problems and practice affecting secondary education.


BioM: Gay, Ginger Lee (1975)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Gay, Slota, Buchner, Sampson, Izydorek

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) 17 Jul 1975

Gay, Ginger Lee (5 Jul 1975)

St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Thorp, was the setting for the marriage ceremony of Miss Ginger Lee Gay and Joseph Francis Slota on Saturday, July 5, 1975, with Father Bill Buchner and Rev. Kurt Sampson performing the four p.m. ceremony. Guitarist and singer were Miss Mary Ne..?.

Parents of the couple are Mr. Frank Gay Sr. and the late Delia Gay of Withee, and Mrs. Raymond Izydorek and the late Dr. Bernard R. Slota of Thorp.

(the rest of my cope was cut off)





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