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- Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. '"'n''hman" -, ,-,,-=:;nh*'n Gary Roiland and Jared. Good old days in the Ortonville area Wednesday night, Nyland, Carol Larson, John and Mark were visitors of Johnny and Clarice Borstad for 14 [rom ! Lg on 23 1 and rojan ;sure t :akdo ense lnltles rst h.aff ,,,--.. teld,lle hit l i :ollecl and | each)] he te steals i Troj ndber .,haus n Lon ; 5 e n lea ason the B )wls c vel to i STAN LOHMANN AND PAUL KINN are shown in this photo. The occasion was when Stan sold the General Motors Agency here to Paul. Photo was perhaps taken sometime in the 1960s. 10 YEARS AGO Feb. 3, 1988 Everard Berdan was hon- ored for his conservation work from the Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. Warner Johnson bowled a 290 beating a former record by one pin. The former record was held by Bud Hans. An all class reunion is being planned for the summer of 1988. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and rs. Raymond Will of Milbank, a irl to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Qual of Milbank and a ooy to Mr and Mrs. Timothy Giese of Ortonville. A state championship was brought home last week by the Cove dan team from the dart tournament in Mitchell, SD. 25 YEARS AGO Jan. 25, 1973 Selected to receive awards at the Jaycee banquet were Larry Cartwright, Sam Barr and Everard Berdan. Fishing castles adorn the waters of Big Stone Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Milfred Salverson and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Kutson received the awards at the annual conserva- tion meeting. A new alfalfa plant opens Jan. 15th at Twin Brooks, SD. 50 YEARS AGO Feb. 5, 1948 City officials were looking into the legal procedure neces- sary to allow the city to pur- chase the Simonitch building, between Monroe and Jackson on the east side of 2nd St. to house the municipal liquor store. The present location of the liquor store is north of the post office. The county 4-H speech contest will be held Saturday in the courthouse in Ortonville. The City will get priority on U.S. Hospital funds if they build a new hospital. Four births were recorded at the Ortonille Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Ray /Lomsburg By Clarissa Sorenson, M - Phone 568-2204 rs. Dick Ohm was not present the Day drawing Wednesday Jan. 14th when her name called for $100. On Wednesday Jan. 21, the drawing will be for $100. Trygestad and Charles down last Monday Target Center to attend the versus Golden State basketball game. They met Mankato, also. The won 103-87. This was of the start of winter. Lawrence Schake of visited Gladys Schake at her evening. orothy Weber, Carol and Darwin and Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Were Thursday afternoon ors at Luella Anderson's at Giese went to Milbank Sunday an and visited Floyd and and and Carol Larson visited n and Norma Larson Sunday la Reinke and David ' were Sunday evening the Ned Gloege home. evening dinner guests at g home were g of Moorhead, and Robin Redepenning, of St. Pauls Lutheran Thursday afternoon, Jan. members; Sandra Hanson, e Dybevik, Carol Olson, ;aret Klefsaas, Carol Mangel, a 3n, Christi Larson, and Marlys Kunde Sandra Hanson business meeting and led the Bible Study, ; The People of God the Messiah." Lois Hormann Mrs. Walter Maatz were guests at the Richard & Prints Many Stop In ..... cokes & stes aviala Ctll us anytime! Week& Mm'lyce Thom]pmon Ovlllel aox 227 MN 56278 1"320-273.2186 Maatz home. Lloyd and Vicki Larsen were Sunday afternoon visitors of Eugene and Yvonne Hanson. Sunday dinner guests at the Roland and Carol Bergerson home were Hubert and Meranda Redepenning, Muriel Moen and Eva Stacy. In the afternoon, they attended the open house 75th birthday party for Roland Bergerson. Weekend visitor at the Melvin Maatz home was Daren Maatz of Willmar. Sunday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Roiland visited Hilda Brehmer. Robert and Joan Ronglien visited Helen and Lud Rognlien Sunday afternoon, and attended the Rose Bowl Supper at the Bellingham Legion. Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Schellberg were Friday afternoon visitors of Minnie Schellberg. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Longhenry visited Tuesday afternoon at the Fran and Lawrence Rakow home. Friday evening, Robert and Joan Ronglien attended the fish fry at Nassau at the Legion Clubrooms. Sunday afternoon, Wanda Koepke  age or, EEN THUMB n for a IF IERESTED, CALL ] 1990 Dodge 4x4 E 360 - Auto- Local Trade I of Milbank visited Minnie Sch/ellbex Mrs. Mannie Karels, Mr. and Mf, s. Dick Ohm, Mr. and Mrs. Dene Ohm, Jeremy and Bridgett, Quintin Ohm, Marcy, Tony, Aaron and April Eddy spent the weekend in Bloomington, and they attended the belated Christmas gathering on Saturday, Jan. 17th at the Jim and Dee Ohm home along with Mr. and Mrs. Ron Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Larson, Dawn Larson, Brad Violett, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hanson, Dana and Angela and friend,. Joel, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Mork, Jessica, Matt, and Alyssa and friend, Shawn, Evelyn Grieger. Mike Eddy was a Sunday morning visitor there. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hiepler of Willmar visited Minnie Scheliberg Sunday afternoon. Saturday, the Lloyd Larsens visited at the Clifford Bullock home in Wheaton. Sunday night, Orville and Martha Schake visited Earl and Margaret Schake. Mr. and Mrs. Art Lee of Odessa visited Minnie Schellberg on Sunday afternoon. Friday evening luncheon guests at the Norma Wittnebel home in Ortonville were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz. Lyle and Karen Schake visited Wednesday evening at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. Esther Roiland spent Friday and 1990 Che_vy Astro Van Local 1 Owner Tre - 95,000 Miles Very dean/ DARE TO COMPARE...MILBANK FORD WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD! Call Us Toll Free For A Deal - 1-800-594-9409 "Working hard to earn your business." Milbank Ford & Mercury FORD West Hwy. 12 *, SD 57252 * 605-432-4525 DOWN MEMORY'S LANE' From the Files of The Orlon ville 1 ndependent Tulowetzke of Milbank, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Bakken of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hausauer of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hoffman of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Feb. 2, 1928 Ila Sigloh won firstplace in the local essay contest. Chic Zwiener holds more offices and positions than any- one else in the City of Ortonville. A new school will be built in District 19 in Prior Township. Floyd Schoen purchased the furniture and undertaking business in Milbank which had been previously Schoen and Rockwog. Manuel Veronika is the new owner of the Chocolate Shop which he filed under the new name of Eagle Cafe. Sale of the Odessa Billiard Parlor to R.W. Woodly of Granite Falls was made by Bert Lauritsen on March 1st. Clarice's birthday. The Faith Hope Circle met at the church Wednesday afternoon with seven members attending. Ruth Hansen led the Bible Study. Terry Johnson and Joyce Letrud were the hostesses. Joe and Muriel LaBelle visited Christine Olson Friday afternoon at the Madison Lutheran Home, and later visited Earl and Lois Anderson. Gordon and Joyce Letrud, Rick and Terry Johnson went to Dresser, Wis. on Saturday and attended Ruby Nelson's 80th birthday. Alvin and Marius Jensen visited Eleanor Stensrud at the Madison Hospital on Wednesday. Thursday evening, Don and Ella Thomson and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Roeder visited the Harold Van Winkels in Appleton. Friday, Don and Ella Thomson went to Clive, Iowa and visited the Tom Schmieg family, returning on Sunday. Clara Peterson, Sharon Vick, and Gladys Labraaten attended Roland Bergerson's birthday party Sunday afternoon at the Park Avenue Apartment's Community Room in Madison. Cindy L. Baughman of Willmar and David N. Finberg of Elk River announce their forthcoming marriage. Baughman is the daughter of Sonja Powlish of Willmar and Henry Powlish of Browns Valley. She is a licensed social worker with Harlo Home, Inc. in Willmar. Finberg is the son of Nell and Shirley Finberg of Clinton. He is employed by Keeler Steel in New Hope. An April 18, 1998 wedding is being planned at the United Methodist Church in Willmar with a reception and dance to follow at the Kandi Entertainment Center. Obituaries Alfred Andreasen Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bellingham for Alfred Andreasen. Rev. Chris Finsand and Rev. Paulus Pilgrim officiated at this service. Special music was provided by organist Phyllis Seller and soloist Dean Dailman. Pallbearers included: Paul Liebman, David Mcgee, Kelly Andreasen, Keith Andreasen, Kevin Andreasen, Thomas Andreasen and Patrick Andreasen. Concluding services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery. Alfred Karl Andreasen was born on Jan. 11, 1896 in Hjorring, Denmark to parents Thomas and Kristen (Pedersen) Andreasen. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian Faith at Hjorring, Denmark. He attended school near his parents home in Hjorring. Alfred came to America in 1920 and worked in Askov for two years before moving to the Odessa/Bellingham area working for various farmers. Alfred was united in marriage to Marie (Mary) Christensen on Oct. 14, 1925 by Rev. Walseth at the Ortonville Parsonage. To this union five children were born. In 1937 he purchased Mary's parents farm and lived there until retirement in 1963. He entered the Madison Lutheran Home on Dec, 20, 1993. Death came to Alfred, Jan, 20, 1998; at the Madison Lutheran Home. He had reached the age of 102 years and nine days. Alfred enjoyed visiting with relatives, traveling in general, especially to the state of Washington. Alfred is survived by his children; Donavin and wife Joanne Andreasen of Shoreview, Darwin and wife Carol of rural Odessa, Darleen and husband Rich Mills of Buffalo, and Deann and husband Dave Megee of Houston, TX, 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary, daughter Donna Marsha, granddaughter Susan Price, brothers; Christian, Knud and Halvor and sisters; Emma and Anna. Blessed be his memory. Stop by our booth at the 1998 Grant County Farm & Home Show January 28.29 to visit with representatives from our agronomy petroleum and propane departments. Our Agronomy Department Offers: Croplan Genetics Seed Plant Food Crop Protection Products Bulk Delivery Custom Application Soil Sampling * Field Scouting Partners in Production Financing BIG Ortonville 320-839-6187 Milbank 605-432-9884 STONE COOPERATIVE 6 PO Box 362, Clinton, MN' 56225 Main Office 320-325-5466 I I I _ '" Jan. 27, 1998 INDEPENDENT Page 7