News: Granton (16 Mar 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Spangler, Schmidtke, Dankemyer, McCormick, Spry, Anderson, Roehl, Lowe, Thiede, Bladl, Wesenberg, Steinbach, Poler, Reinart, Kleinschmidt, Opelt, Garbisch, Kirk, Annen, Paun, Schlinsog, Trimberger, Marg

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/16/1967

Granton (16 March 1967)

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Spangler and children of Chester, N. J., who are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidtke of rural Granton, and his mother, Mrs. Bessie Spangler of Neillsville were dinner guests Monday at the William Schmidtke home. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidtke also were guests.

Mrs. Leo Dankemyer of Neenah spent several days recently as a house guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Schmidtke. They also visited area friends.

The Rev. L. L. McCormick of Chili conducted Lenten services Tuesday evening in the Granton Methodist Church.

Mrs. Lloyd Spry returned home Sunday from Wild Rose, where she spent several days with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson, and baby, who brought her home.

Frank Roehl, a former barber in Granton, is convalescing at his home in Hancock following a period of hospitalization in a Wild Rose hospital. He suffered an apparent heart attack. Mrs. Roehl is a former Granton grade school teacher. While Mrs. Lloyd Spry was in Wild Rose she visited Mr. Roehl at the hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowe of Marshfield were guests Monday at the Leonard Thiede home.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bladl of Ripon spent the weekend at their home in Granton and visited their daughters, Mrs. Dale Wesenberg and Mrs. Vernon Steinbach, and families. Mr. and Mrs. Bladl were dinner guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Poler.

Kenneth Reinart of Alma Center visited one day last week with his grandmother, Mrs. Ollie Poler.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kleinschmidt had all their children and their families’ home Sunday in honor of Mrs. Kleinschmidt’s birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Opelt and two children of White Bear Lake, Minn., spent the weekend visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Opelt and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Garbisch.

Mrs. L. C. Kirk, who spent several days at her home in St. Paul, Minn., has returned to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marvin Garbisch. She was accompanied to Granton by Mrs. Walter Annen of Loyal, who had been visiting her daughter in St. Paul.

Mr. and Mrs. John Paun entertained relatives and friends Sunday in honor of the second birthday of their daughter, Renee.

Granton Public Schools will close Good Friday for the Easter vacation. The other days normally used for the vacation will be used to make up days missed because of inclement weather during the winter.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schlinsog visited Sunday in Wabeno with her father, brothers and sisters.

The March meeting of the Men’s Club of Zion Lutheran Church was held in the church hall. Sixteen members heard a talk by Eugene Trimberger of Neillsville, state probation and parole office, who spoke on “Social Welfare Problems.” A lunch was served by Jerry Marg and Marvin Garbisch.



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