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Elma Reminder (Newspaper) - February 11, 1987, Elma, Iowa Official Howard County Newsj^er Elma Edition K' pl^ to ^ 00 tr* W mmm H t> U1 O Oí N) 00 jE/wa Happenings The deadline fbr Efana Happenings, as well as any other news, is Saturday at 4 P.M. Any items received after the deadlfaw witt be held over untU the foOowfaig week. If you have a social event planned for Sunday why not make notification of Reminder Newspapers part of your planned agenda for Saturday. This vHU ensure dissenünatkm of timely news. Thank you for your cooperation. And now for the Hap-penhigs: Claia Enright was a visitor at the Bill & Alice Gansen home in lund Toddville for a few days. Hannah Gansen, granddanghrer of Clan Enright and Phil A Lucille Gansen, was a suigical padent ai Meicy HbqiMtai, Cedar Rapids on FebnniySid. * ★ ★ The Tuesday aftamoon Bridge Club met at die home of Chaikxie Conwi^. LuciUe Cor-riâE wipi high iHtt ^S^BfV^ I%iädhof winiiiM second md^ ★ ★ ★ V Satuiday evening sxççtx guests of Nfr. and Mrs. Floyd Friedrich were Mr. and Mrs. LanyKovarik. ★ ★ ★ Sunday afkerooon callen of Mr. and Mis. Henry Oetetdiqg were Helen and Bob Krugcr of Riceville and Marie Stevenson of Elma. ★ ★ * Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kolbet were Debbie Porter, Nicole and Troy and Dan Sterm, all of Cedar Falls. The 6th birthday of Nicole was observed. In the afternoon, Agnes Vachta of Protivin and George Vachta of Cresco wne callers. iK -k iK Marie Stevensm and Edna Fountain both of Ehna were Saturday afternoon callers of Hank and Deterding. * * ★ Weekend guests of Lois and Jack McAvoy and Jim were Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Bushier and family of Foresit City and Beth Avoy and Amanda of Britt. ★ ★ ★ Sunday dinner guests of Eari Kelly were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sullivan of Waterioo, Lucille Ccrrick of Ehna, and Sister Mary Brian of Decorah. Sister Brian had spent the weekend with her father. ★ ★ ★ Giwsts of Evelyn Riley on Sunday were her daughters and granddaughter Carol Roy & Ericka and Kadiy Riley all of Cedar Rapids. Evelyn and her guests were dinner guest of her son Mr. and Mr. Charles Riley & fiunily of Ehna. They celebcBted Evelyn's birdiday. * ★ ★ Mr. and Mrs. H^ Friedrich, Ehna and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Grahau and Lore of Center Point, visited widi Riieben Eriedrich who is a suigkad patient in St Joseph's Community Hoqntal, New nanqnon. ★ ★ ★ and Mrs. Jack Showaher and fimily of Rock bhmd, R.., visited widi her fiMher Hemy Roaonke over d» wBdoeod. ★ ★ ★ guestt of ^^^ Andca kue^ Ttlichd^ aigl Mrs. Lynn Schwade. Ridgeway. and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ondrashek of R Atkinson. ★ ★ ★ Cotonial Manor Auxiliary Valentine Box is ready at Cokxiial Manor awaiting val-entuies for die residents. The Auxiliary will hcki dieir business meeting and party for residents on Thursday F^. 12. Auxiliary monbers are asked to bring eight homemade valentines for the residoits. -k -k iK Mr. and Mrs. Eari Palmersheim hosted a turtle supper at their home Sunday ev^ng. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hartogh, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ries, Nfr. and Mrs. Matt Kinney, Anna Semerad, and Ed Palmersheim. Cards were played in the evening. k k k Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Tuchek, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Freidhof, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Praska, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ludwig attended the K. C. 4th Degree meeting at St Joseph's Church in Cresco on Tues^y, January 27di. -kk-k Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Mac Nibaur were Fatho* Henry Dunkel, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Nibaur aqd family, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Freidhof, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Heying and Joshua, aU of Loiudes, and Alan Freidhof of West Union. ★ ★ ★ Luva Mbhifeld accompanied Lucille Coirick left Wednesday for St Paul, Minn. Lucille visited in die home of her daughter, Mr. and Mis. A1 Duncan A, ftniily. Luva visited in die home of her sister, Mr. and Mn. M^e McGradi. On Thursday evening sheattendeddie bridal shower of her niece, MkAele McGiadi. ^Hgte^ Merie McGradi, whibii^wttt^iiehl m die home of Baib Meyer in Roseville. A buffet supper was served widi Hostesses Bari> Meyer, Carol Meyer, Ula Leedom and Dorodiy Dunlevy. MkAeieMcGndiafStPuil «d Steve Smentek of Chicago will be manied Mvch 7di. Luva iWd lacito on Satuid^f. Manor Empiavi of th^ Month Mildred "Millie" Kolbet by Margaret Pierce Mildred "Millie" Kolbet's life has been a medley of various roles she has played dmwghout her Ufe of dedicated and friendly servke to odien. Our Employee of die Mdndi, the daughter of Geoige and Agnes Vac^ was bom in Ftotivin where she attended and graduated fitom Rudolphium School. Following her graduation, she proved her culinaiy ability as a cook in die Cresco Hb^tal and sinee Febniaiy 1985,^ has ben a staff member in die Diet-aiy Depadment at die Mnor. Afillie and Leo woe married Fdxuaiy 16, 1949. Ihey became die parents of five children: Patty (Nbs. Roger PBtanenheim), Sandy Gardner, Debbie Porter. Gany and Jon. There are 11 gmndchihhen. Ry infiinnation as lo die u^poiiant Ro^ry SQqiety Mte^ts part die grandchikhen pli^ in her life, ask Millie. Millie can trace many fond memories to die fiunily form on die hill whkh neighhofs Ehna on the East The farm, also known as die "Goldie Elwood Farm", was home to die Kd-bets for 31 yc^ b addition to her interest in KBisiug her fiunily and helping her husband widi die farm work, she found time to be a charier member of the Alta Vista VJ.W. Auxiliary, serv-ing at different times as President and Secretary. She is an active member of Ehna's Immaculate Conception Church and its related activities. Millie and Leo now live in town, Millie busy widi her activities, Leo concerned widi returning to dte ftnm each d^ todowm woik. sell at the Fanner's Inn. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. RogerGesseU, Mir. and Mis. Bob Bdhntine, Mr. and Ma Mike OTJonnell, Ado4)h Ludwig, Ed Dickmann, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedi Gebel, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Woiple, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gansen, Mr. and Mrs. Les Hbbait Mr. and Mis. Cliff Kutzback, Mr. and Mre. Marvin Tonn, Mr. and Mra. Ed Voyes, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Marr and Randy Roediler. A farewell cake was iMked and decorated by Joan Kobliska. Roger will be emptoyed by Howard County. Robert J. McCarville Jr. of Phoenix, Arizona visited his grandmodier, Clara Gansen on Saturday and Sunday. He also visited for a week in the home of his parents, Nfr. and Mrs. Bob McCarville & family of Lourdes. k k k Loyd and Maxine Friedrich spent two weeks visiting Greg, JoAnn, Ernie and Jake Chambers in Arlington, Texas. On January 31st they were joined by Qrvtü and Arlene Friedrich on dieir way back from Hariingen, Texas. On F^. 2nd, die Orval Friedrich's traveled on u> visit dieir children in Missouri and the Loyd Friedrich's returned home to Ehna. (Continued on Page 5) ^ HAIRPORT MotHUiy thm Smnlay Op6n8amto5p.m. Ph: (515) 39a-2648 Walk-îns Welcome Senior Citizens frL m. 13th Swiss Steak, Au gratin potatoes, green beans, red jdlo& cake NeidWeek: The Boob Tube Television Guide Insert with entertainment items and listings for your area. Gail now for ADVERTISING AVAiLABIinYiy Tlie LC. Rosaiy Society met on Tuesday. FUb, 3rd at 7:30 pan. President Maiy Jo Ries called the meeting to order. and Msgr. Reicks led die openiqg piayer widi 19 members present President Mary Jo infixm-ed die hostesses and co-hostess-es of the tentative work schedule of workers for die upcoming church centennial, and of die menu being planned for die day. Eleanor Gansen mentioned interest shown for making a permanent baiiner. which could be displayed at church. Any ideas or suggestions would be welconied. A church centennial quilt, to be rafQed off was also discussed. Alma Schroeder was willing to accept any ideas on a pattern and anyone having any suggestions or willingness to help, should contact her or MÜy JoRies. An invitatio firom the Lourdes Rosary Society was read, inviting members to a Friendship Day Salad Luncheon and "Share Your Quilt Day" to be held at Lourdes on Saturday, Feb.7diat 11:30 ajn. Another invitation to the "World Day of Prayer" at St Paul's Ludieran Church of Maple Leaf, on Friday, March 6tfi at 1 p.m., was also read. All members were encouraged to mark diis date on their calendar and plan to attend. The Ladies of die I.C. Ro^ Society will have die Febhiary Birdiday Party at Colonial Manor on Saturday, February 21st at 2 p.m. Volunteers for entertaining the residents were asked for and die lunch was planned and die eniBtBbinnnt for-the aihemoon setup. Msffr. Reicks inifofnned us of the ACCW meeting lo be held on Wed., Febniaiy 4di at 1 p.m. It is a re-ocganizatton of Deanery widi about 18 parishes to be rqxesented. There will be an election of officers, except for President, and die ai^int-ment of new ccxnmission chairpersons. Eleanor Gansen gave a report on die mission sewing diat has been done. Monday, February 9di is die next date fw sewing and the ladies could use more useable bath and hand towels for the layettes being made up. Also, used sheets for quilt backs are needed. Anyone having such items, should bring diem to the church basement at anytime. The ladies would like to be able to make up at least 20 (MT more complete layettes. Useable sleepers and receiving blankets are also items that could be used. Members also voted to give Eleanor $25.00 to purchase diapers for the layettes. Members were reminded diat diere will be a thorough cleaning of die kitchen before the centennial and a date will be set up in die future, most likely die end of March or the first part of i^)ril. Présidât Mary Jo suggested diat die band hostesses and co-hostesses diink about having more social type activities when diey are setting up their projects fw the coming ye^. At the conclusion of the meeting, band #S served lunch. Free Classifieds? See Page 7
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