Bio: Dearth, Mr./Mrs. Ken – Purchase Colby IGA (Apr 1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Dearth, Dallmann, Fahrenbach, Marten

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Apr 1973

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dearth began operating the former Marten’s IGA store in Colby on Monday, April 16, 1973. Before coming to Colby, he operated an IGA store in Greenwood for seven years and a Food Land Store in Scandinavia for the past four years.

The sote, to be called, Ken’s IGA, will employ Mr. and Mrs. Dearth, plus Ione Dallmann and Bill Fahrenbach.

At present, Ken and his wife, Delores, reside with their five children in Owen. They plan to move to Colby when they find adequate housing.

Their children are Debbie 14, Cheryl 12, Julie 11, Ken Alan 10, and Mike 6.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Marten have operated the IGA store for the past nine years.



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