60 years ago
OCT. 25, 1962
One of Marion’s fire fighting units made an emergency run Saturday night to Abilene to help fight a huge fire at Security Milling Co. there. Those who went with the unit were Chief Hazel Meierhoff, Leroy Hoffman, and Harlow Warneke.
Ninety-seven members of the St. Luke Hospital Baby Alumni Association were present Oct. 20 for the annual Baby Day party at the city building. Jacqueline Sue Richmond, 6-week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Richmond, won a prize for being the youngest member at the party.
The Look Who’s Here column in this week’s issue announces the birth at St. Luke Hospital of Tracey Lee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Powell of Marion, on Oct. 20; as yet unnamed boy, born Oct. 24 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bayes of Burns; and a boy, also unnamed at press time, born Oct. 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Gene F. Winkler of Marion.
Mr. and Mrs. George Vinduska, Mr. and Mrs. Al Bosh, and Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Vinduska made a weekend visit to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where their sons, Kenneth Vinduska, Jimmie Bosh, and Laurence Tajchman, are in military training.
Seventy-five were present at the Marion County Lake hall for a reunion of the Helmer family. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rollings and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Helmer of Augusta were hosts. Mrs. Ezra Boese was elected chairman for the coming year.
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