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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - March 5, 1975, Sioux Center, IowaAnthony Degroot partner Here in Jesco inc. A company which operated for a number of years Here under the name of Johnny s elec tric Supply co. Now headquartered in the Industrial Park was incorporated under the name of Jesco inc., March 1, and the sole owner until last week John a. Frank in announced that he had taken in a partner Anthony de groot 46, who will serve As general manager of the concern and As Secretary treasurer of the corporation. At the same time or. Franken who will continue As president of the wholesale electric supplies firm announced that Dan ver Hoef 30, of who been associated Wlton. The term As for the past 12 years been promoted to the position of area Salesman filling a Post that will be vacated about april 1 by Don Knudson who been with the company for five years. Or. groot had 26 years of electrical experience and a number of years ago worked As an electrician in . He later was in the electrical business in Hull and a few years ago left that profession to re turn to father s farm South of Hull where he currently lives with wife Lavonne and son Brent 15. The de groots have a married daughter Bev Erly mrs. Wally Boogerd who resides in Orange City. Dan ver Hoef son of or. And mrs. Clarence Click ver Hoef of resides at 516 4th St. S.e., with wife Don ria and their two daughters Danelle 6, and Debra 4. In addition to work As Salesman to Entov Iowa wednesday March 5, 1975 volume 82 number 10 left to right Anthony de groot Dan ver Hoef and John a. Franken. Dan will handle the quotation work for the company. Jesco inc. Handles a Complete line of electrical parts fixtures and tools and occupies a warehouse area of approximately 60 it. X 235 it. Most of the customers of Jesco inc., Are within a 60-mile radius of . This is the area covered by the company s sales personnel. Franken 44, is also owner and president of interstates electric and engineering co., located on adjoining premises and partially under the same roof which houses Jesco inc. The two companies Are so situated in Indus trial Park that if future growth makes it feasible to expand a warehouse can be built on an adjoining lot which Franken owns. World Day of Proyor service Friday March 7 All women of the area Are reminded of the world Day of prayer which will be held at 2 . Friday March 7, at Bethel Christian reformed Church. Rev. Frank Steen of the covenant Christian reformed Church will be the speaker. A Nursery will be provided for Chil Dren. Dairy beef information meetings Here March 14 Gerhard or tips will present recital 8 . March 7th Gerhard Krapf organist composer at the University of Iowa will present a recital at the 1st Christian reformed Church in Friday evening March 7, at 8 00 . He will play the Buxtehude prelude and fugue in d major and two sets of chorale variations for Lent including own Partite on Ein Lammlein the second half of program is composed of a selection of Bach works in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Albert Schweit Zer s birthday. Schweitzer was a major Force in the revival of interest in classic baroque organs and in the music of Bach. The recital is sponsored by the Dort music dept. Professor Krapf received Musi Cal education in Germany receiving the Staats Exann diploma from the Staat Liche Hochschulz for Musik in Karlsruhe Baden. He was Active As a recitalist and Organ consultant in Germany before coming to the Usa in 1950 As an Exchange fellow at the University of Redlands California. In 1953 he moved to this country permanently and taught in Michi Gan Missouri and Wyoming. He is head of the Organ department Juhe University of Iowa. On liturgical Organ playing and Organ improvisation an Art extensively prac tired in Europe and drawing More at Tention in this country. In addition he published numerous compositions published by Abl Don Augsburg Concordia and Fischer including chamber and choral music As Well As Organ music. Local organists and any other interested persons Are also encouraged to attend a workshop on the Casavant tracker Organ in Dort s music building on saturday morning March 8, at 9 and 10 30 . Dort College students will play at the 9 a. M. Session and at 10 30 . Or. Krapf will explain the tracker Organ and it s literature along with aspects of service playing and improvisation. Both recital and workshop Are free admission. Funeral March 6 for ,61 prof. Gerhard Krapf besides activities As an organist professor Krapf contributed to encyclopedias and written text books funeral services will be held at Vander Ploeg s funeral Chapel Here at 1 30 . Thursday March 6, for mrs. Gilbert Hoeder 61, of who died March 3 at a Hospital after a lengthy illness. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Jack Boerigter pastor of first reformed Church of and burial will be in memory gardens cemetery Here. Mrs. Hoeder the former Tillie Brinkman was born in the nether lands september 13, 1913. was married on september 10, 1948 at . Survivors include the widower four Sisters mrs. Henry Dena Van veld Huizen of mrs. John Ruth Bullek of Sioux City mrs. Ornel Dora Arends of Ellsworth Minn and mrs. Sam Greta Fylstra of Hull and two Brothers Peter Brinkman of Rock Valley and Henry Brinkman of Sioux Falls. L. H. Mac Mcdaniel cattle Breeding specialist for Carnation genetics Hughson calif., will be the featured speaker at a series of four 4 Dairy and beef information meetings to be held in . Iowa March 11 through March 14. Richard Cotta marketing director of Carnation genetics reports Mac is the most qualified Man on our staf f to handle both beef and Dairy cattle Breeding sessions. He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis. After graduation he entered the teaching profession As a Voag instructor then be came a Fieldman and subsequently a National classifier for the Holstein Friesland association of America. Mac been affiliated with Al for Over 17 years and operated own Dairy for 10 years and owned a beef shorthorn Herd for 15 years. He is past manager for animal analysis associates. He also owned and opera ted own livestock and Dairy sales service and Pedigree service. He is currently president of the California beef cattle improvement association. His current beef operation consist of exotic crosses. All Dairy and beef breeders and wives Are invited to attend a meeting and luncheon in their area. Meetings Are scheduled As follows March 11 Spencer Iowa stubs ranch Kitchen. March 12 storm Lake Iowa Ken a Bob Buffet. March 13 Denison Iowa Crooks cafe. March 14 Iowa hot l. H. Mcdaniel land House. The Dairy portion of each meeting will Start at 10 . To noon followed by a Buffet lunch. The beef portion of the meeting will be from 1 . To 3 p. M. This important series of meetings the sponsored by Vern Davis agr schoots inc. Storm Lake. The Buffet lunch will be served with the compliments of agr schools inc. Will sing god s f raises musical group called Asaph formed annual meeting saturday of Coop Gas & Oil the annual shareholders meeting of the Coop Gas and Oil company of " and Ireton will be held at the High school auditorium Here at 1 15 . Saturday March 8, co Man agers Herb Kuyper and Jim Harskamp have announced. Presiding at the meeting will be Al Vin Den Herder president. Annual reports will be presented three directors will be elected for 3 year terms dividend checks will be handed out door be awarded a Brief speech will be presented by Wendell Hanson of Des Moines Iowa sales manager for Farmland industries and lunch will be whose terms expire this year Are Alvin Den Herder president Barney Broek vice president Walter Post Secretary. Den Herder and Broek Are eligible for re election but Post served three consecutive terms and is not eligible for re election this year. Holdover members of the Board Are Glen Vermeer Frank Sinkey Ireton Gerrit Byker Haar Den Arnold Feekes Wayne Meerdink Orange City and Ray Vander Lugt Hawarden. Sioux electric Coop meet March 11 the annual meeting of the Mem Bers of the Sioux electric cooperative association will be held at North Western College auditorium in Orange City on tuesday March 11. The business meeting will be called to order at 10 30 . By president Harold e. Vermeer. There will be the annual reports of the president Secre tary treasurer manager and commit tees As Well As the election of three directors for a two year term. The directors whose terms expire with this annual meeting Are Carl pen rings Nassau twp., Orange City John g. W. Rozeboom Plato twp., Rock Valley and Dean a. Schmidt Grant twp., Sheldon. Hold Over directors Are Peter Dor Hout Sioux twp., Rock Valley Arthur Gregg Buncombe twp.,.hawar Den Orville Kempers Welcome twp., Hull and Harold e. Vermeer West Branch twp., Orange City. The nominating committee appointed by the Board of directors to make nominations for candidates to be elected at this annual meeting met at the office of the cooperative on Gebru continued on Back Page memorial funeral Homo mooting Sot for 1 30 March 15 the annual shareholders meeting of memorial funeral Home of Sioux Cen Ter will be held at the funeral Home Here at 1 30 . Saturday March 15, Adrian punt mortician announced annual reports will be presented four directors will be elected for three year terms and lunch will be served. Directors whose terms expire this year Are Arie Colenbrander of Manus de Jong of d Oon Al Rich Vermeer of and Henry Van Aalsburg of Boyden. Holdover members of the Board Are Arnold Hulshof of Rural Rock Valley president of the association Gerald Calsbeek of John have Man of Hull John h. Van Voorst of , Dick Lammers of Mau Rice and Arnold Feekes of Sioux Cen Ter. From film grand Canyon at local Library March 6 a superbly photographed film on the grand Canyon one of the nation s Best known and most Appeal ing natural treasures will be shown at the .Public Library at 7 p. M. Thursday March 6. The Public is invited. The Canyon is described in the film As a universe in itself and the film Points out that life in the Canyon is entirely dependent on the Colorado River and that any move to disrupt its flow through the building of dams and to transform it into a giant Lake could mean its doom. A group of eight Dort College Stu dents recently formed a contemporary Folk music group naming themselves Asaph after the biblical figure by the same name who wrote psalms in the Bible. Members of the group indicated that they like to think of their name Asaph As meaning always sing and Praise him. Asaph been performing in Iowa Minnesota and South Dakota. Four of the group Are vocalists. They Are John Van Groningen and Melody Olivier both juniors from Rachel de groot a. Sophomore from Edgerton Minn. And Steve Vreeman a freshman from Muskegon Mich. Instrumentalists Are Bernie Haan a freshman from on Drums Syd Hielema a Junior from St. Catharines Ontario at the piano and two guitarists Ken Vogenes a Junior from Edmonton Alberta and Marv sturing a Junior from Oskaloosa. Syd Hielema and Bernie Haan have composed some of the pieces the group uses. Tenor Steve Vreeman said their purpose was to sing and Praise god and added that if we can be a witness through this group our goal is Ful he stated that the group would also like to be representatives of Dort to the area. Ken Vogenes who started the group commented music is an important part of our society and we want to spread the word of the lord through All the members of the group Are underclassmen and Hope to continue their performances next year. Van Groningen the son of or. And mrs. Gerard Van Groningen is a music major Haan is the son of Rev. And mrs. B. J. Haan and Melody Oli vier is the daughter of or. And mrs. Arie j. Olivier. is majoring in music. All three Are graduates of Western Christian High school. Left to right Syd Hielema St. Catherines Ontario Ken Vogenes Edmon ton Alberta Marv sturing Oskaloosa Steve Vreeman Muskegon Mich. Melody Olivier Rachel de groot Edgerton Minn. John Van Groningen and Bernie Haan . Funeral Sor Vicos hold monday for mrs. Art Van Ravenhorst of City funeral services were held at car Mel reformed Church at 1 30 . Monday March 3, for mrs. Art Van Ravenhorst 67, of who died at the local Hospital february 27 after a Brief illness. Services were conducted by the Rev. Brook Stephens and burial was in the Carmel cemetery under the direction of memorial funeral Home of . Mrs. Van Ravenhorst the former Tracy Koel was born near Rock Val Ley february 8, 1908. was mar ried february 1, 1933, in Sioux Cen Ter. The couple Farmed near Lebanon for 40 years before retiring and mov ing into in 1972. Survivors include the widower a son Arthur of three daughters mrs. Leonard Harriet Ros Kam of Hudson s. D., mrs. Clifford continued on Back Page . Choir and brass ensemble concert March 9 the Community High school choir and a brass ensemble under the direction of Gary Dobbins and Dave Silhacek will present a concert of sacred music on sunday March 9, at 7 15 . In the Central reformed Church of . Both the choir which is composed or. Ebor Eldridge to spook March 12 at land Uso mooting of 90 voices and the brass ensemble will perform individually and then Combine for several numbers. A variety of music will be featured including several modern arrange ments of old favorite hymns. The Public is cordially invited to at tend. A Library sponsored program for senior citizens will be held at Homestead tuesday March 11, begin Ning at 7 . The evening s entertainment will consist of a travel film and games. All senior citizens of the Community Are invited. No Public school classes Friday or. Eber Eldridge Extension economist of Ames and Louie Hansen i area resource development specialist of Spencer will conduct a land use policy meeting 1 . To 3 30 ., wednesday March 12, at the Community building in Hull reports Maurice Eldridge Sioux county Extension director. Issues involved in land use will be examined and a report on land use legislation in Iowa and other states will be made. This meeting is sponsored by the Sioux and Lyon county Extension ser 0 vices and is open to All interested per sons. Weeks weather report february 25 february 26 february 27 february 28 March 1 March 2 March 3 a 36 39 38 32 24 27 min. Precis 25 21 10 15 15 8 i of .00. T. T .00 there will be no school in the Community schools in Friday March 7, As teachers will be attending a teachers workshop. This year they will be attending the Mobile in service training lab to be held in the Maple Valley High school . This is a lab dealing this year with our human worlds 1 it is to be directed by Dennis Peterson of Iowa state University and is organized under the auspices of the Iowa state education association. Sam s variety dry dealing station total precipitation or. Eber Eldridge Sam s variety of is serving As a dry cleaning station for Orange City cleaners in the inter est of making service of this Type conveniently available to local residents during the interim that the City is without a dry cleaning Plant. Center cleaners Here was rendered inoperative on february 17 by a fire that virtually gutted the main Avenue building. In announcing the opening of the dry cleaning station Frank Pollema manager of Sam s variety stated that there will be no extra charge made by the station. Clothing and other dry cleanable items will be accepted on mondays wednesdays and fridays and May be picked up at the store on those three Days. There will be two Day service on items brought to the store by 2 . On the three Days specified pol Lema stated. Clothes brought in Mon Days May be picked up on wednesdays and clothes brought in on wednesdays May be picked up on fridays. Larry Den Hartog is the manager of the Orange City cleaners. Golden age to meet March 10 the Golden age club will meet on monday March 10 at 2 . In the fireside room of the local Public Library. L. ". A mrs. Go. Komors prize Winnor mrs. Genit j. Kempis of 119 4th Avenue Northeast was the recipient of the f i is t weekly prize awarded by the retail merchants committee of the chamber of Commerce during the 9 weeks Spring shop Ping fling promotion which features a prize give away each week through april 25. Each prize Worth approximately $100. Mrs. Kempers had her Choice of nine g i f to after her name was drawn from among those who registered at local stores during the week each time they shopped. chose a it Sylvania portable to with which she is left is Paul Moerman head of the retail merchants committee. Stoppers Are invited to Register at local stores again this week every time they shop. The person whose name is drawn does not have to be present to win. The Winner will have a Choice of nine gifts each week. These include to set watch radio calculator set of Golf clubs Kitchen Center set of dishes camera bicycle

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