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old days in the Ortonville area t t 4t &apos;{i  DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From lhe Files of The Ortonville Independent "CORKY" HOLMQUIST, now of Madison, Wisc., submits this photo of a 1962 classes of 1937 and 1938. Left side, front to back, you see Harold Kalberg, Bert John Burma and Helen Mae Burma; right side, front to back, are Earl Kehrberg and ;AGO baseball team will battle Odessa this Sunday to deter- fea- mine the League's top place nke's team. Mary Stegner of Ortonville Stone has been accepted to sing with team the Fred Waring chorus. Perham Marlys Vangsness and Wilbert Sherod were united in Pects more marriage June 29 at the to kick off Eidskog Lutheran Church by 27, Rev. Kenneth Anderson. OWner of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie )nville has McCallum are the parents of a will soon son born at the Ortonville on the Hospital. rtOre forever. Participated .Contest and ixth out of ,1t7 won the title will now cOntest for 'f the Milky Way. Gwen Kidman was named runner up in the region- al princess contest. Mary Helen Gustafson took over Monday as the man- ager of Habichrs department store in Ortonville. H.W. (Lefty) Mehlhop, Ortonville's depot agent, began his 31st year as a depot agent last month. Steve Lauchau is now working for S & B Motor Co. as a machinist. An open house will be held June 26 for the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Cooper at the Memorial building in Clinton. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Oehler of Ortonville at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO July 10, 1952 City residents are taking advantage of free x-rays being taken by a state mobile unit. Ortonville's Moose Lodge 70 YEARS AGO June 16, 1932 John Jurgens and Caroline Van Erem were united in mar- riage June 14 at St. Charles Catholic Church in Big Stone City. Ruby Loy of Odessa and Irvin Dvergsten, superinten- dent of schools at Clara City, and a former science teacher in Odessa, were married June 14 at the groom's home in Watson. About sixty persons were guests of Frank Douthitt aboard the Gohden Bantam last week. The guests were all dealers handling Fairway products in this section of the country. The following births were recorded at the Hospital: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tippet of Big Stone City and a son to Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Elms of Ortonville. OF STORAGE AREAS: '10'xl0' "10'x20' "10'x30' ..<i i!, ,)i<!i and Nancy Annett. Owners 839-2469 or (605) 432-6443 ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 Ortonville news - I i Gaff Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 /Wayne Jorgenson of Paynesville /spent the Father's Day week-end at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson and Wayne Jorgenson of Paynesville were visitors at the Carol and Jane Asche's home at Nassau and with their house guests Steve and Janet Asche of Fargo and got acquainted with their son Conner Wayne, who was born May 23rd. Saturday, June 15th Judy Roberts of Big Stone, Arvilla and Lawrence Bergseth, Ethel and Gary Swenson of Ortonville, and Wayne and Michelle Swenson of Buffalo all went to Sioux Falls for the baptism of Nicholas Ryan Bergseth. Jody Block from Denver, CO and Wade and Michele Swenson were the sponsors. Other relatives from Milbank also attended. Sunday, June 16th Judy Roberts of Big Stone and Ethel and Gary Swenson of Ortonville were coffee guests at the Lawrence Bergseth's home for Father's Day. Friday night, June 14th Joe and Dorothy Coubal went to Montevideo for a surprise birthday party for Mary Jo Haugerud at Goodfellows Supper Club. It was put on by her two daughters Cindy Godfrey and Glenda Abbas. There were about 25 people there. Sunday, June 17th Carlene Wittnebel and her children Amy and Andrew visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Debbie s Auto Plaza SundaySteuartvisitors.and Nickolas were also Wednesday afternoon, June 19th Chuck Homan Bob and Mary Lou Meyer visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. OVer 2 5 years of Darshell Freven was an overnight sales experience guest of Amanda Jensen on Plaza. Chuck was 205 Hwy. 9 South Morris, MN 56267 in Beardsley, resides with his three children and Lance. a member of the Council for over e are excited to our staff and to stop by Say hello! 320-589-4622; toll free 1-800-920-4622; home 320-265-6955 PLAZA and M)nnesota. Anna Schumacher of Le Sueur was a Father's Day week-end visitor of Marlyn and Reva Schumacber. Saturday night, June 15th Ruth and Paul Strong and Nathan of Ortonville visited Marlyn and Reva Schumacher. On Father's Day visitors of Reva and Marlyn Schumacher were Joel Schumacher of Huron, Loran and Jolene Schumacher and Amanda, Ryan, and Alexis of Fulda, and Ron and Tammy Schumacher and Wednesday, June 19th. Alice Anderson and Jody Frevert visited Amanda Jensen on Wednesday, June 19th. Lillian Ninneman, Ann Fremo, and Lawrence Schmeig went to Northridge and enjoyed visiting friends. Ann Helgeson attended her daughter's wedding Friday night, June 21st in Roseville. Craig and Kippy Randleman and Emily traveled to Fargo late in the day on Friday, June 21st to spend the week-end at the home of Jennifer and Sid Lien and their little boy Andy. While in Fargo they were joined by Eric Randleman and the family all spent part of Saturday biking on the trails around Fargo. The Randlemans returned home to Ortonville on Sunday. Stanley and Marge Lindholm held a Peterson family reunion at their lake cabin on May 31st, June 1st, and 2nd. There were 70 that attended from North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Stephanie and Kenny of Ortonville. Jeanne Berg attended Christian Women's Club on Tuesday, June 18th at Zion Lutheran Church. The special feature was a style show with several local ladies modeling dresses of their own. Joshua Miller sang two songs while his mother Sarah accompanied him. Karla Kolle was the inspirational speaker from Red Wing. The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 16th at 9:00-10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. It will be a patriotic theme. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Karels were visitors at the Nick Karels' home at Perham from Tuesday, June l lth to Friday, June 14th. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday Senior citizens club news On June 19th the Ortonville Senior Citizen Club met at the Senior Center, with President Komis presiding. Meeting opened with the flag pledge and the birthday song for Vivian Janssen. Secretary's and treasurers reports were approved as read. Bills were $25 for 6th grade essays and $4.21 for Kitchen supplies. Balance of $360.91 in checking account. Old business was a discussion of tour dates and places. New business was discussion of Corn Festival parade which was tabled. It was voted to have a potluck supper on July 14th. Doors to open at 2:30 p.m., supper at 5 p.m. Lorraine made a motion seconded by Etayne and carried to have card bingo at next meeting. Pauline will serve in July. Earl won the door prize. Meeting adjourned. The program was a presentation on flag etiquette by Jim Meyer. Does one know the meaning of the colors number of stripes, folding the flag, floating, saluting placement of the flag, disposing and repair of an old flag and many other points of dos and don'ts. A very informative presentation. Thanks Jim. Vivian Janssen served lunch. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS afternoon, June 21st were Erwin Pederson and LuVerne Swezey. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Jeanette Butler from Calfax, IA was a guest at the home of Valina Nichols. She spent a week with Valina while Mindy and Dale Butler attended a week at Big Stone Camp for Christ. Valina Nichols attended the funeral for Jr. Johnson held at the Artichoke Baptist Church. Valina visited with her great granddaughters Nicole and Heather Carlson from Champlin. They attended a week at the Big Stone Camp for Christ. Valina visited with her granddaughter Valerie Carlson on Friday. Ortonville Senior Golf Tournament The annual Senior Golf "lburnament will be held on Monday, July 8 at the Ononville Golf Coursc. with tee off at 10 a.m. The Tournament is for men and women ages 50 and above. For information or to register call Ardell LaCombe 320-839-2832 or Barb Nornes 839-3595. r HAPPY BIRTHDAY L()RI N! ...... 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