News: Neillsville (5 Jun1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Henchen, Sinner, Frakes, Meininger, Free, Grand, Searls, Drescher, Free, Hoeft, Champoux, Gallagher, Schultz, Trimberger, West, Young, Zille, Botnen, Goetz, Schoenherr, Knoop, Kunkel, Stalcup, Spiegel, Stacy, :Lezotte, Foster, Rowe, Thacher, Lukes, Crothers, Silverberg, Miller, Kipp, Keller, Lukas, Schwellenbach, Schroeder, Hovorka, Sternitzky, Feuerstein, Burr, Freund, Nosbisch, Blake, Lavene, Forman, Shaw, Diers, Brown, Schultz, Maegdefessel

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/05/1974

Neillsville (5 June 1974)

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Henchen and family and his mother, Mrs. Imogene Henchen, spent the weekend in Sussex where they visited his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. David Sinner and family. While there, they attended the wedding of his cousin’s daughter, Miss Judy Frakes and Jay Meininger on Saturday and the confirmation of his nephew, Kenton Sinner, son of the David Sinners, on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Free of Rt. 1 Neillsville, entertained Sunday with a dinner and supper in honor of the sixth birthday of their son, David. Guests were David’s great-aunts: Mrs. Jerry Grand of Milwaukee and Minnie Searls of Neillsville; his grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Drescher of Neillsville and Mrs. Herb Free of Loyal; and his great-grandmother, Mrs. Ottelia Hoeft of Granton.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Champoux, Mabel Gallagher, Mrs. Ted Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trimberger, Mr. and Mrs. James West, Zettie Young and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zille gathered recently at the home of Della Botnen to review the Wisconsin picnic held in Arizona this past winter.

Bradley Goetz and Marilyn Schoenherr, eighth grade graduates of St. John’s Lutheran School, were honored at a dinner and supper at the home of Mrs. Adeline Schoenherr, May 26. Guests for the occasion were: Romey Goetz, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knoop, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Knoop and family, Mrs. Ottillie Kunkel, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Goetz and Lynette, all of Neillsville; Mrs. Jean Stalcup of Lubbock, Tx., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spiegel and family of Granton, Miss Kay Schoenherr of Marshfield and Miss Nela Stacy of Eau Claire.

James and Paul Drescher, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Drescher, were confirmed Sunday at the United Methodist Church. Those attending the confirmation dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Lezotte and family of Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. James Foster of Hatfield, Mrs. Laura Drescher and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Drescher of the Town of Grant, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rowe of York Center and Mrs. Wayne Trimberger and daughters of Neillsville. An open house for friends was held in the afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Thacher and daughters, Lori and Jenny, of Cottage Grove, Mn, spent several days visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lukes.

Mrs. Elizabeth Crothers attended the recent graduation of her grandson, Conrad Silverberg, from a Milwaukee high school.

Mr. and Mrs. James Miller and daughter, Noelle and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kipp, all of Milwaukee, spent several days last week with their grandmothers, Mrs. Elenor Kipp of Marshfield and Mrs. Marie Keller of Neillsville.

Weekend visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Max Lukas were their sons and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Lukas and family of Milwaukee.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Schwellenbach and daughters, Marilyn and Kathy, of Durand spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Schwellenbach to celebrate William Schwellenbach’s birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Schroeder of Kenosha and Mrs. Agnes Hovorka of Racine are visiting with Mrs. Marie Keller and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sternitzky.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Feuerstein, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Burr, Edwin Freund and Florentine Nosbisch attended funeral services in Riceville, Ia., Friday for the late Fred Blake. Mr. Blake was an uncle of Mrs. Feuerstein, Mrs. Burr and Mr. Freund.

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Lavene and Mrs. Hattie Forman spent Satruday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Everett Shaw near Christie.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Diers, Linda and Cheri attended the wedding of Miss Beth Ann Brown and Randy Schultz Friday evening, May 31, at Colby. Linda was maid-of- honor at the wedding.

Lee Keller, who was called to Neillsville by the death of Charles Maegdefessel, returned to his home in Los Angeles, Ca. Wednesday.



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