THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
Friday-June 20, 1952
Add Oddities John Steichen recently found a Dutch coin, 10-center, dated 1918 and inscribed: Wilhemina Koningen, Der Nederland.” It is about the size of a two and one-half dollar gold piece.
Records are Being Broken Local fishermen are breaking records this week. Tuesday evening Ernie Hoefs caught a six and one-half pound walleye below the power dam. Wednesday, Harold Dierkhissing came along with an 11 pound northern, caught at the Red Wing dam.
ROBERT MANTHEI Local friends were shocked to learn of the death of Robert Manthei of Pasadena, Calif. As of yet The Journal has no particulars.
L. W. THOMPSON Word was received this week of the recent death of L.W. Thompson of Paynesville. Mr. Thompson was superintendent of the local schools in the early thirties.
Rural Graduate List Released District 12- Roxie Warren District 23- Shirley Funk, William Gilsdorf, Thomas Leonard District 54- Arlene Holtorf District 73- Marcella Krier District 105- Mickey Reeve, Geraldine Whipple
Local News Mr. and Mrs. Donald Morrisey and family and Mr. and Mrs. Les Graves and family of Zumbro Falls visited Mrs. Susan Arendt, Sunday. Arnie Morrisey remained to visit several days.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Alex Weber, Bill Sandon and Caroline Hoffman and Jerry and Teddy visited relatives in Rochester Sunday afternoon and evening. They were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Neeb and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goetsch have purchased the Martin Kuehl residence and will move here sometime in July. Mr. and Mrs. Kuehl have purchased a home in Red Wing.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hoefs and Freddie and Bobby attended the inauguration exercise at Girls State and the tea following, Sunday afternoon in St. Paul. Their daughter Gretchen is attending Girls’ State.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1952
Weddings KOMISAR-JOHNSON Before an altar decorated with fall flowers, Dolores Lucille Johnson and Tilmon G. Komisar were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s Lutheran church. Rev. Theo. Haar officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Olive Johnson of Mazeppa, and bridegroom, is the son Mr. and Mrs. Tilmon Komisar of Topanga, Calif. Obituaries CHESTER F. FREIHEIT Chester F. Freiheit, Pine Island township farmer, died Saturday at Zumbrota Community hospital following a long illness. He was 39 years old. The son of Mr. and Mrs. William Freiheit, he was born Aug. 26, 1913 in Chester Township and attended District 65 School near Bellechester. He was married June 7, 1938 to Mary Poncelet of Bellechester. They resided on a farm near Bellechster for seven years, before moving to the present place. Surviving are his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Freiheit of Goodhue; eight children, Darlene, Roger, Ralph, Mary Clare, Richard, Adrienne, James and Theresa, all at home; and two brothers, Glen and Gerald. Funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. W.J. Ryan officiating. Pallbearers were Milton, Robert and James Poncelet, Augustine and Anthony Palzer and Walter Munson. The sympathy of the entire community goes out to the Freiheit family in its untimely loss.