THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1948
MRS. JOHN WILLERS: Funeral services for Mrs. John Willers of Mazeppa were held Monday. Pallbears were W.P. Clemens, John Post, John Siems, Henry Betcher, John Betcher and Casper Weber. Interment was at Grace Lutheran Cemetery near Goodhue. Martha Lydia Heydman was born April 25, 1886 in Zumbrota township, Goodhue county. She would have married 37 years in October John Willers. She resided on a farm near Mazeppa for many years and moved to town several years ago. Surviving are a son, Raymond, of Mazeppa and a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Hoeft of Zumbrota; a brother, Oscar Heydman, and three sisters, Mrs. Charles Post, Mrs. August Post and Mrs. John Bronkhorst of Zumbrota. One grandchild also survives.
MRS. JOHN DAMMANN: Mrs. John Dammann of Bear Valley passed away at 7:15 Sunday morning, Feb. 29, from a stroke. She had been ill about two months. Pallbearers were John Klein, Alfred Klein, Vernon Dammann, Olander Dammann, Erie Heitmann, and Gerald Burfiend. Maria Catherine Prigge was 69 years, four months and 21 days old at the time of her death. She was born Oct. 7, 1878, in Goodhue county and lived in Bear Valley most of her life. She married John Dammann Nov. 29, 1906. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are one son, Arthur Dammann, one grandson, LaVerne; four sisters, Mrs. Herman Peters, Lizzie Prigge, Minnie Prigge and Mrs. Henry Burfiend of Lake City and one brother, John Prigge of Lake City. One sister died in infancy.
Local Independents Swamp Hammond: The Mazeppa Independents went on a first-class scoring spree Monday evening against Hammond in crushing the visitors 87 to 57 at the local gym. W.F. Tri, Mazeppa forward must have established a local record in amassing 18 field goals and five free-throws for the astounding total of 41 points. Local News: J. Alex Weber has a new Chevrolet sedan. Caroline Hoffman returned home Monday afternoon from St. John’s hospital, Red Wing, where she recently underwent a major operation. Mrs. J.B. Gregoire returned home Tuesday from the Lake City hospital where she had been a patient since Friday. Mary Warren, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Warren, fell from a stool Monday and badly smashed her elbow. Gary, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofschulte was taken to Lake City Wednesday afternoon for medical treatment. Virgil Banick and sons Teddy and Gerry of Byron visited at the Mrs. Fred Banick home, Monday. Teddy and Gerry remained to visit. Relatives and friends gave a party Sunday evening in honor of the 15th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reiland, which was Saturday, Feb. 28. Five-hundred was played and head prizes were won by Mrs. Bernard Reiland and Clarence Fuglie and low prizes by Mrs. John Steichen and Wm. Skogman.
Schedule of telephone rates on file with the Minnesota Rail and Warehouse Commission: Business- $2.00 net/ Individual res. - $1.50 net/ Party Line res. - $1.24 net RURAL SERVICE Business- $2.50 net/ Residence- $1.75 net/ Ex. Telephone- .50 net/ Ex. Bell- .25 MAZEPPA TELEPHONE CO.
FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1948 Obituaries: MRS. DOREEN FRANKLIN: Funeral services for Mrs. Doreen Franklin, formerly of Mazeppa, were held Monday at the Harkness-Webster Funeral home in Rochester and in the Mazeppa Methodist church at 2, with the Rev. E. Cox officiating. Pallbearers at the funeral were Herb Vik, Bud Fagerhaug, Tony Hoffman, John Gruhlke, George Hartman and Leonahardt Gahler. Interment was in the Mazeppa cemetery. Doreen Smith was born Sept. 19, 1917. She died in San Antonio, Texas after a short illness. She was married Sept. 21, 1935 to Foster Franklin, who preceded her in death Dec. 24, 1941 Surviving are two small daughters, Jennie Lee and Judy; her mother, Mrs. Anna Smith of Rochester, her father, Vail Smith of Mazeppa; and the following brothers and sisters, Mrs. Ray Daley (Carrie), Mrs. Vernon Damman (Lola), Mrs. Eva Joslyn, Vernon and Lawrence of Mazeppa, and Verle of Red Wing.
MRS. LEWIS SCOFIELD: Mrs. Lewis Scofield, 81, died in a Rochester hospital last Wednesday following an illness of several years. Formerly Nora A. Judd, she was born at Mazeppa, Nov. 13, 1866, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Judd and came to Zumbrota in 1880 with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Joyce Judd. Following her marriage June 10, 1902, she lived on a farm south of Zumbrota until 1913 when Mr. and Mrs. Scofield moved to Zumbrota. Surviving are her husband and a brother, Frank Judd of Englewood, California.
Local News: Clifford Liffrig has purchased a new Studebaker truck. NOTICE: The Army Navy Surplus Store will handle the Dry Cleaning Agency for the Lake City Cleaners, Dyers and Hatters. Pick-up Every Mon. & Thurs. Morning. Guaranteed and Reliable Service.