Bio: Krause, Linda – UW-Stevens Point Graduate (Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Krause

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

Linda Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Krause, Curtiss, graduated August 6, 1976 from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, with a Bachelor of Science degree in history.

Miss Krause, a 1972 graduate of Abbotsford High School, attended the University of Wisconsin Center at Medford for two years.

In 1974 she spent a semester abroad in Europe and London, England studying, and recently returned from a semester abroad in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

While attending Stevens Point she was a member of the Senior Honor Society, History Club, International Organization and Phi Alpha Theta. She plans to complete graduate work in history at the University of Minnesota.


Church: Unity Trinity Lutheran (75th Anniversary – Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Witt

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, continues its 75th anniversary celebration this Sunday. The Rev. Charles E. Witt, D. D., Milwaukee, will be guest preacher at the 9:30 a.m. service. Pastor Witt served Trinity as an interim pastor during the period from 1950 through 1952. He and his family will be guests at a potluck smorgasbord in the church basement after the service. The public is welcome at both of these events.


Bio: Leu, Debra – Open Heart Surgery (Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Leu

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

Debra Leu, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Leu, Route 2, Colby, had open heart surgery on Monday. She is a freshman at Colby High School.


BioA: Fink, Mr. & Mrs. Robin (Silver – 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Fink, Gerlach, Schultz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

Fink, Mr. & Mrs. Robin (Silver – Aug 1976)

Pastor and Mrs. Robin Fink celebrated their silver wedding anniversary on Sunday, with a noon dinner for about 60 relatives and friends.

A personal friend of Pastor Fink, the Reverend Donald Gerlach, Park Falls, officiated at the 1:30 services, in which the Finks renewed their marriage vows. Their daughter-in-law’s sang “The 23rd Psalm” and “A Perfect Love,” with Kathy Schultz as organist.


Bio: Apfelbeck – Ohlinger Family Reunion (Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Apfelbeck, Ohlinger

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

The annual Apfelbeck – Ohlinger family reunion was held Saturday at Cherokee Park, with about 40 families attending the potluck dinner and supper.

Guests were from Tomahawk, Wausau, Abbotsford, Colby, Franklin Park, Illinois, Ells grove Valley, Illinois, Arlington Heights, Illinois, Barrington, Illinois, Clear Water, Florida, Boyd, Medford, Stetsonville, Mosinee, Charlevoix, Michigan, Athens, Pittsville and Spencer.

Committee members were John Apfelbeck, Wausau, president, and Karen Apfelbeck, Abbotsford, secretary-treasurer.


Bio: Hoernke, Damion David (Birth – 5 Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Hoernke, Hesgard, Waggoner

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Aug 1976

A son was born August 5, 1976 to Mr. and Mrs. David Hoernke. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. They named him Damion David. He joins twin brothers, Darrin and Derrick, age 4, at home.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hoernke and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hesgard, Colby; great-grandmother, Mrs. Jennie Waggoner, Janesville, and a great-grandfather, Herman Hoernke, Marshfield.


School: Abbotsford H.S. FFA Wins 20 Fair Ribbons (Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Slipek, York, Prestebak, Beran, Kiefer, Schillinger, Pinter, Broeske, Schindler

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Aug 1976

The Abbotsford Chapter of Future Farmers of America exhibited 20 animals at the Wisconsin Valley Fair in Wausau.

John Slipek, Vocation Ag Instructor at Abbotsford, said 20 animals exhibited by Abbotsford students won seven blue, seven red, four white and two pink ribbons.

Darlene York was selected as having the best fitted animal in her age group. Steven Prestebak placed second in showmanship for his age group, and Mike Beran place fifth in the senior division.

Winners were:
- Tom Kiefer - white junior heifer calf, blue – senior heifer calf and blue – junior yearling heifer.
- Mark Kiefer – two reds for senior heifer calf.
- Mike Beran – red - senior heifer calf, red – junior yearling calf, and red – senior yearling heifer.
- Cary Beran – red-senior heifer calf and white – junior yearling heifer.
- Walter Schillinger – blue – senior heifer calf.
- Steve Prestebak – pink – senior heifer calf and white – 2 year old cow.
- Rodney Pinter – white – aged cow, pink – senior yearling heifer and white – senior heifer calf.
- Darlene York – red – senior heifer calf.
- Bryon Broeske – blue – senior yearling heifer and junior champion, red and white Holstein.
- Mike Schindler – pink – 3 year old cow.
- Peggy Schindler – blue – aged cow.


Bio: Gabriel, Alois – Chairman Colby Depot Project (Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Gabriel, Garbusch

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Aug 1976

Alois Gabriel, Colby, was named chairman of the Colby Deport project by the Clark County Historical Society when it met recently, according to Florence Garbusch, president of the group.

President Garbusch said the society is hoping to develop the old depot site into a county museum in the future.

During the past weekend work was begun by members of the Abbotsford National Guard unit at the site.


BioA: Coates, Mr. & Mrs. John (Gold – 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Coates, Dallenbach, Ingraham, Heintz

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Aug 1976

Coates, Mr. & Mrs. John (Gold – Aug 1976)

Mr. and Mrs. John Coates held an open house recently at their home in honor of their golden wedding anniversary.

About 130 guests took part in this event.

They were from Tomahawk, Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wittenberg, Athens, Abbotsford, Dorchester, Owen, Tripoli, Phillips, Colby, Unity, Marshfield, Spencer, Curtiss, Stratford, Milwaukee and Withee.

Music during the afternoon was provided by Mrs. Emil Dallenbach. Lunch and refreshments were served.

Mr. and Mrs. John Coates were married at the Marshfield Methodist church on August 5, 1926, with Rev. Ingraham officiating.

Coates was born in Tishigan to Mr. and Mrs. E. Coates. He attended school in Greenwood. He was a Highway patrolman for 39 years. His hobbies are cone craft and woodworking.

Irma Heintz was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Heintz of Cherokee. Her hobbies are lowers, art crafts, sewing and cooking.


Bio: Krause, Beverly Dawn (Birth – 10 Aug 1976)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Krause, Papenfuss

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Aug 1976

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Krause are the parents of a daughter, Beverly Dawn, born at the Stanley Hospital on Saturday, August 10, 1976. Mrs. Kraus is the former Irene Papenfuss.




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