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i 89-89 allton News of hosted a Victor were extend best ts and guests and r, of son, Ronnie, Home at hosted a Sunday Guests Eddie of St. of I of ngerslevs Gudrun Oda coffee guest at Elivia Harl is home fol- at and of returned vacation they CO., month at also visited and Don Sadie Hansen .. of Harlan were Wednesday dinner guests at John Vithens at Harlan. ...... iili  iili! GOT THEIR DANCING SHOES ON The Kimballton Folk Dancers entertained Friday at Orange City at an Ethenic Food Festival and Sunday they entertained at the balloon races at Indianola. Mrs Esther Kepplinger was a guest July 27 at Esther Andreasen in Audubon for a birthday coffee party. Cathy and Elena Goldberg of N.Y., and Elizabeth Lillehoj of Chicago and Peter and Silvia Lilehoj were recent guests at Eivind Lillehojs. Harriet HaUinan of Carroll and Martha Rasmussen visited from Wednesday to Saturday at Jim Crawfords at Co. Bluffs. Friday eve guests of Lillehojs were John Westwicks and Grey Beckers of Indianapolis; Bill Bjoms of Creston; Clark Rasmussens and Bill Meekans of Des Mones; Pete Testroets of Audubon; Emanuel and Martha Rasmussen. T.R. Andersen of Audubon visited Sunday at D. Randolphs. Chris and Howard Fredenburg of Fort Meyers, FL., who have visited several weeks at Dwight, IL., and at Clyde Kipplingers and with Auduobn relatives have re- turned to FL. Delwin Carlsons of Rosalie, NE., were Sunday dinner guests at Viola Nelsons. Afternoon coffee guests were Bill Hammonds and David and Terry Nelsons. DINNER GUESTS John Larsens of Kingsley were Friday dinner guests at Emil Vithens. They were on their way to Lincoln, NE., to spend the weekend at their son, Michael Larsens. Marjorie Petersen has spent the past three weeks at the Jacksonville Hardware Store while Laverne I-Iansens, Libby and Lisa were on a vacation trip, visiting relatives in Denmark. ia News ENTRIES se. are: lisplay ec game and the educational and Jeremy self deter- outfit in' "What TeA the and club following 1989 Fair mem- named Entries: and ad- their skit, Miscellaneous events: Brian Crozier, club president, participated in the Muft'm/appie pie contest. His muffins brought $22.50 at the auction for the county 4-H fund. Those participating in the Sunday afternoon Style Show were: Andrew Plambeck-modeling both her Fashion Revue and her Clothing Selection outfits; leremy Zaeharias- modeling his Clothing Selection outfit; and Joshua Zacharias-model- ins both his Fashion Revue and his Clothing Selection outfits. Following the Style Show, the re- sults of the previously judged Fashion Revue and Clothing Selection were announced. Joshua Zacharias was chosen Junior Reserve Champion in Fashion Revue and Junior Reserv e Champion in Clothing Selection. The Persia Satellites 4- H'ers, their parents and leaders would like to express their thanks to the local community for their support at fair and throughout the year. Helena :and Joshua members on "Lumi on Richer on R/eber on Fitness"- "Goin' and will Amy haired mar- breed and Dawn 5 blue Reserve Reserve blue in in Helena on market a.d blue in steer, m with for best Zaeharias t hnproved I plaque Cattlemen's Association donates money to schools The Shelby County Cattlemen's Association donated $40 in beef certificates to the high school home eco- nomics teachers in Shelby County for instructional use. Rich Ohlinger, promotion chairman (left), is shown here donating a check to Judy Obrecht, home economics teacher at Irwin-Kirkman-Manilla. Elk Hom-Kimballton, Harlan Community High School, Shelby Tennant and Irwin-Kirkman-Manilla were the schools benefitted by the donation. 8-9-89 Bill O'Days, Belinda Johnson and Skyler, Brad O'Day and Chris Davis and Benita O'Day and Mike Foley of Omaha attended a family dinner at noon Sunday at the Dunlap City Hall for Dell O'Day honoring him on his birthday and they also attended open house in the afternoon. Sunday afternoon and supper guests of John Assmanns were Bob Weises of Fremont, NE.; Ron Hilgenkamps, Lenny Lauritsens and Bob Volks of Arlington, NE., and Leo Kramers of Omaha. ATrENDED WEDDING Jack Stessmans and Joe at- tended the wedding of Pam Anastasi and Tom Stessman at the St. Michael's Church in Harlan and the reception and dance at the Veteran's Auditorium in Harlan Saturday afternoon and eve. Lynn Heimermans, Trent and Trish of Harlan were din- ner guests Sunday of Norman Nielsens. Walter Summerfields were Wednesday afternoon visitors of Wahneeta McDaniels at Woodbine. Mrs Robert Royer of Co. Bluffs was a visitor there also. Mr. Summerfield also called at Darrell Watkinses in that city. Gerald Tremel family and Mike Olmstead and Tom Noble of Harlan attended the wedding of Julie Pauley and Guyle Sonderman at the St. Mary's Church in Panama and the reception, dinner and dance at the Portsmouth parish hall Saturday afternoon and eve. ATTENDED BRIDAL SHOWER Mrs Bill O'Day attended a bridal shower for her niece. Mary Clark of Omaha at Tote Clarks in Dow City Wednesday night. John Assmanns attended the open house birthday obser- vance for the 80th birthdays of Ray Kleins at the St. Patrick's parish center in Dunlap Sunday afternoon. Phil Freund family of rural Dow City were Saturday night visitors at Bill Greenwoods. Tracy Tremel is spending a few days at the parental Gerald Tremels, following her sum- mer employment at Iowa City before returning there to re- sume classes there at the University of Iowa. Dean Coenens and baby Ross of Omaha were weekend visitors at Bernard Lapkes. Walter Summerfields visited Sunday afternoon with their daughter, Barbara I-Ianny at her home in Woodbine. ATTENDED 50TH ANNIVERSARY Gerald Tremels and several relatives of the area flew to Akron, Ohio Friday morning of last week for the 50th wed- ding anniversary celebration for AI Sondermans. They re- turned Monday. Mr Sonderman is Mrs Tremel's sister. Sunday dinner guests of Charles Mumms were Bob Blum family of Silver City; Jeff Mumms and Graham of Lincoln, NE.; Dennis Mumms of Minden and Doug and Kelly Mumm of Omaha. Afternoon visitors were Dick Jones family of Omaha, who were celebrating their wedding anniversary. The occasion was in honor of Kelly Mumm who joined the Navy Reserves and will leave Aug. 11 for San Diego, CA. Friday eve supper guests of Jim Grote were his children: Linda Andersen, Fain and Amy of Richardsen, TX.; Dan CLeona) Bladt and Chad of Shelby; Jay OVlarita) Heimans of Co. Bluffs; Mike Grote family and Mel (Kathy) Sporrer family. Later in the eve., Paul (Geralyn) Sachs family of St. Augustine, FL., arrived for a visit with her fa- ther, Jim Grote. ATTENDED 1974 CLASS REUNION Steve Kenkels, Sarah and Robert of Toledo; also Lanny (Judy) Johnks, Derek and Rachel of Sioux City were weekend guests of Steve and Judy's parents, Mary Kenkels. Steve Kenkels also attended his H.C.H.S. 1974 class re- union held Saturday at Harlan. The community received word of the sudden death of Gene Stewart, 58, of Harlan on Thursday. Gene was the husband of the former Charlotte Rosenthal, a former resident of here. Debbie Still and children of St. Charles, MN., arrived Saturday for a visit at her mother, Ralph (Eula) Kramers. Russ (Geri) Bentleys of Liberal, KS., who have been guests of of her mother, Ruby Wehr, also visiting his mother at Albert city and with other relatives since July 26 left Aug. 5 to return home. ATTENDED BAPTISM OF GREAT- GRANDDAUGHTER Emma Lefeber was among the guests who attended the baptism of her great-grand- daughter, Kala Mac (Keith) Lefeber Sunday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan with Ft. Kelly the cel- ebrant. Emma was also among the guests for dinner at Keith Lefebers in Harlan honoring Kala Mac. Linda Andersen, Erin and Amy of Richardsen, TX.; Gloria Musich and Christine of Harlan; Dan (Loona) Bladts of Shelby; Lloyd Grote and Faith of LaVista, NE., and Mike Grote family were guests Sunday of their father, Jim Grote. 8-9-89 Mrs Kenneth Lee visited Marvel Gries in Walnut Thursday afternoon. David Coopers and Joshua from Des Moines were Wednesday night supper guests at Robert Bartons. Mrs Cooper and son stayed and Dave came back later and they spent the weekend at Bartons. Kenneth Lees visited Eddie Butchers at LaVista and Donna Gumbert and Chad at Gretna Saturda afternoon. Sunday morning brunch guests at Robert Bartons were Terry Bartons, April, Sara, GrinneU, Dave Coolers and Joshua from Des Moines and Russ Chamberlains, Jereme, Brandy, Rusty and Andy. George Hansons were among the many who attended the Clemons and Erecke wed- ding Saturday night. Mrs Craig Martin, Brandon and Nicholas from Germany visited Ray Larsons Thursday eve. Mrs Marlow Clemons and Mrs Mark Erecke attended the bridal shower for Christine Chase at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church at (,l/e encourg.qe a p!cture of the deceosed) (PICTURE POLIOY FOR OBITUARIES (Publishing obituary of area residents is done in the Hsrlsn Newmpers at no cost to the family. If s picture is desired, the picture may run at a-charge of $1.00. Furnish the picture tO your funeral home artq thj can forward It with thd" obituary to the Harlan Newspipbrs. A picture sdds very much to the story.) Eugene Stewart, 58 HARLAN - Eugene Walter Stewart, the son of Walter and Vinonia (Steffusen) Stewart was born June 18, 1931, on a farm in Shelby county. He died Aug. 3, 1989 at the Mydue Memorial Hospital in Harlan at age 58 years, one month and 16 days. He attended Jacksonville public grade school, and graduated from Harlan Community High School in 1949. He was baptized at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Dec. 26, 1950, he entered the U.S. Navy, serving his country as a Boatswain's Mate Third Class during the Korean Cordlict. After his honorable discharge on Nov. 15, 1954, he returned to the Harlan area. Nov. 23, 1955, he married Charlotte Rosenthal at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Two daughters were born to this union. After their marriage, they farmed south of Jacksonville. In 1970, they moved into Harlan, but he continued to farm until 1984, when he retired. In addition to being a member of SL Michaers Catholic Church in Hadan, he served on its parish council and as president in 1980. He was also ac- tive as an usher for many years. Dther memberships include the National Rifle Association, the National Trappers Association and the iowa Trappers Association. Surviving him in addition to his wife, Charlotte of Harlan; are two daugh- ters, Trudy (Mrs Dale) Plagmann of Harlan and Elizabeth (Mrs Jerry) Schumacher of Breda; one grandson, David Plagmann; his parents, Walter and Vinonia Stewart of Harlan; one sister, Marilyn (Mrs Delbart) Hinz of Hadan and other relatives. A Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated Monday, Aug. 7, 1989 at St. Michaers Catholic Church, Harlan with Rev. Edward Kelly as the cele- brant. Conceiebrating was Bishop Leo Arkfeld and Rev. Richard Wagner, assisted by Deacon Pat Davitt. Burial was in St. Mary's cemetery, Portsmouth, with Owen Barry, Earl Doonan, Den Leuschen, Marvin Kenkel, Keith Anderson, and Gale Vandenberg serving as honorary casketbearers, serving as casketboarers were John Lajba, Tony Sondag, Francis Lajba, Dean Petersen, Dean Plagmann and John Schumacher. Pauley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. H.C. "Chris' Nielsen, 93 - Hans Christtan "Chris" Nielsen, the son of Niels and Christine {Vilrlck} Nielsen was born on Feb. 15, 1896, near Prairie Rose in Shelby Co. He died on Aug. 5, 1989 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Co. Bluffs, at age 83 years, five months and 21 days. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville and attended Jackson #9 school On July 26, 1918, he entered the U.S. Army serving his country during WW I. After his honorable discharge on March 22, 1919, he returned to the Harlan area to farm with his par- ents. Jan. 7, 1920, he married Eleanora Lorentzsen at her parents home in Jacksonville. After their marriage, they farmed until 1944 when they moved into Harlan where he was employed in the feed business for six years. He then worked at various Jobs in the area including driving a school bus in the 1950's. In 1965, he retired, and they continued to reside in Harlan until May of 1986, when they moved to the Salem Lutheran Nursing Home in Elk Horn. After the death of Eleanora in June of 1986, he con- tinued to live at the Elk Horn Home until the time of his death. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan: was a charter member of the Helmer Reyelt Post #150, Harlan American Legion, and was a member of WWl Veterans, Barracks # 1508 of Harlan. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Eleanora. Surviving him are several cousins. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 8, 1989 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan with Pastor Otto A. Zwanziger offielatlng. Military Rites were conducted at the Jacksonville cemetery by the Helmer Reyelt Post #150, Harlan American Legion. Serving as casketbearers were Clifford Hanson, Lowell Andersen, Galan dohannscn, Darryl doJ3annsen, Fred M. Jacobsen, and Stanley Johannsen. Paulcy Ftineral Home in charge of arrangements. Dale P. Constable, 71 - Dale Pershing Constable, the son of Nelson J. and Eva (Guss) Constable was born at Irwin, June 4, 1918. He died at the Myrtue Memorial Hospital, Harlan on July 22, 1989 at age 71 years, one month and 16 days. He attended school in Irwin and graduated from Manllla High School in 1935. Jan. 26, 1940, he entered the U.S. Army, serving his country during WW II in the Central Pacific at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He received the American Defense Service Ribbon with Bronze Star. After his honorable discharge on Sept. 6, 1945, he returned to the Harlan area where he was employed by Tredway Implement for over 40 years. He married Georgia Sutton In Halwatha. KS. They were the parents of one daughter. Alter their marriage, they continued to make their home in Harlan. He was a member of Flrst Unlted Methodist Church in Harlan, the Harlan Volunteer Flre DepL for 18 years, and had been a member of the Harlan American Legion, Helmer Reyelt Post #150 for 42 years. He was preceded in death by a sister, Bernyce Will. Sulvlving him is his wife, Georgia of Harlan: a daughter, Paulette {Mrs Bill} Clark of Mobile, AL.: three grandchildren; two bmthem, LaMent of Mason City: and Bill of Shelby: nleces and nephew and other relatives. Funeral services were held July 25, 1989 at First United Methodist Church, Harlan, with Steven Clinton, officiating. Military rites were conducted at the Harlan cemetery by H Reyelt Post #150, Harlan Anmrlean Leglon. Servin4g as honorary casketbearers were Earl Waddell, Balzer Kriegel, William O. Shannon and the Harlan Volunteer Flre Dept., and Bob Harmen, Lanny Petsche, Craig Constable, Gary Schmldt, LaVerne D. Will, and David N. Constable all serving as casketbearers. Pauley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. !!!!iiiil Mary Leuschen, 99 WESTPI-UM-IA -- Mary Frances Leuschen, daughter of William and Anna (Deuerstein) Baumann, was born on a farm near Marathon, Wi. on Feb. 4, 1890. She died July 24, 1989 at Myrtue Memorial Hospital, Harlan, at age 99 years, five months and 20 days. She gradu- ated from the 8th grade, and later attended domestic science school in Carroll for two years. She married Mathias Leuschen on Sept. 28, 1915 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marathon, Wi. She came to Shelby Co. as a bride. They farmed the same farm that was homesteaded by his parents. Nter retirement in 1951, they moved into Westphalia. After Mr. Leuschen died on Jan. 6, 1960, she continued to live in Westphalia. This was her home until June 3, 1988 when she became a resident of Little Flower Haven in EarUng. This has been her home since that time. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Westphalia and a member of the Altar Society at St. Boniface. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna W'erding on Oct. 22, 1987; four brothers, Roman, Henry, Carl and Fred and two sisters, Hilda and Helen. She is survived by two sons, Joe and Roman both of Earling; two daughters, Norrna (Mrs Francis) Schmitz of Denison; and Ruth (Mrs Don) Fredrichsen of Co. Bluffs; 25 grandchildren; 28 8reat-ranck:hl- dren; one great-great grandchil- dren; two brothers, Leo Boumam of Marathon, WI.; and Frank Baumann of Mosinee, Wi.; nieces, nephews and other relatives. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, July 27, 1989, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Westphalia with Rev. Paul Bianchi as celebrant and assisted by Deacon Pat Davitt. Burial was in St. Boniface cemetery, Westphalia with Robert Leuschen, Michael Leuschen, Greg Friedrichsen, Roger Leuschen, Russell Leuschen and Richard Wilwerding all serving as casketbearers. Pauley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. -kPublic notice Board Minutes of Board of Supervisors July25, lm The Board of Supervisors of Shelby County, Iowa. met pur- suant to law and rules of said board In scheduled sesslon at 9:00 A.M. in the courthouse with the following members present: Burdette Poldberg, Chairman, Gayle Petersen, Charles M. mrly and Auditor Marsha J. Carter. A motion was made by Early, seconded by Petersen, to ap- prove the agenda. MoUon carried unanimously. It was mow by Petern. seconded by u'ly, to approve the minutes of July 18, 1989. Motton can'led unanlmmmly. It was moved by Early, with second by Poldberg, that the work of S&S Construction of Glenwood, Iowa, on Shelby County Project LS- 18-172 be accepted as completed on July 20, 1989, in accordance wlth the plans and speclftcatlons as recommended by the County Engineer. Motion carrled unanlmouldy. It was moved by Poldberg, with second by Early, that 1 l.'00 a.m. on August 15, 1989, be set as the date and time for letting Shelby County culvert projects LS-87-02 and LS-98-00. Motion carried unanimously. It was moved by Farly, seconded by Petersen, to approve the Semi-Annual Settlement of the Board of Supervlmnt wlth the Treasurer. Motion carried unanimously. It was moved by Early, seconded by Poldberg, to  .."ept the hid from Denny's Contracting, In the amount of $1,500.00, for chimney repair on the Courthouse. Motion carried unani- mously. It was moved by Early, seconded by Poldberg, that the meeting be adjourned. Motion carried unanlmously. BURDETIE POLDBERG, Chalnnan ATTEST: MARSHA J. CARTER, Auditor f SecA -Pg. 9A " [ Harlan IA News Advertiser I Fri. morn., Aug. 11, 1989 } . Phone 755-3111 /' Clay Twp. 8-9-89 Gall Langes spent from Tuesday to Thursday attending the Farm Fest in Lake Crystal, MN. Raymond Peterson family attended the Ag Expo Tuesday at Lake Crystal, MN. Clark Daveys met Glenn Daveys in Ida Grove Thursday eve and Nicholas, Aaron and Megan came to spend a few days with their grandparents. Sunday, they were all at John Daveys in LaVista to celebrate the birthdays of Brad, 13 (John), Robby, 6 (Bob) and Mrs Glenn Dave),. Glenns spent overnight Sunday at Clarks and Monday went to Adventureland. HAPPY 93RD Roger Parkers helped Alma Parker celebrate her 93rd lairth- day Thursday. LaJean Fajen spent from Thursday to Sunday attending the Creighton basketball camp. Larry Fajens were Friday eve visitors of Louis Hemmingers. ........................ l#Ef  George Hansons and  Kenneth Lees were among those who attended Harry Krohns 50th wedding anniver- sary at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Avoca Sunday INTRODUCING PgOEDIT" THE WORLD'S SMALLEST VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO RCA ProEdit'" camcorders bring you the most advanced technology in our history with features designed for professional-looking video projects. u m RCA ProEdit'" camcorders with Flying Erase Head 8: ! Power Zoom Time Lapse and Animation Recording AE High Speed Shutter Built-In Speaker Whether you're a seasoned pro or an enthusiastic beginner, choose RCA ProEdit'" camcordcr technolog,: Many other models to choose from :. .... 1606 Chatburn HARLAN * 755-3621 I Cabinets & TV's also on display at Bruce's Appliance &'IV east side of square, downtown Harlan Abigail and Kelsey from Jacksonville Sunday eve. afternoon.