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Observer, La Grande, Ore., Wed., Oct. 14, 19S9 Page 5
MAXINE NURMI, Woman's Editor
Jens Olson, 67,
Dies At His Home
Jens Olson, 67, died in his home.
Tuesday evening, at 801 Washing
ton, following a short illness.
Services will be held in Pendle
ton at the Folsom's Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Helix. Date and
lime to be decided later.
Mr. Olson was born it Helix.
Feb. 9. 18S2. He was a member
of the Lutheran Church of Pendle
ton, and the Elks.
Survivors are the widow, Mrs
Jewel Olson, and numerous nieces
and nephews and other relatives.
Cove Club Holds
COVE (Special' The Happy
Circle Club met Tuesday at the
home of Mrs. Edith Laird for
their regular meeting.
Charlie Hancock was taken to
the St. Joseph Hospital on Mon
day. Mr. and Mrs. Fry Taylor left
Tuesday for a two week stay
with their daughter in Los An
Minuetters Dance Party
NORTH POWDER (Special)
The Minuetters from here are
having a square dance party
Saturday night. All square dance
lovers from this area are invited
to attend. The affair will be
held in the Minuetters hall here.
Elenora Starr Will Head
mbler PTA Annual Dinner
IMBLER (Special) President.
Iris Byerley opened the second
meeting of the Imbler PTA
Thursday evening. Following the
devotional, by Senator Dwight
Hopkins, the group remained
standing for the salute to the
flag and to sing three verses of
The minutes of the previous
meeting were approved as read
by Secretary, Grace Rye. A fi
nancial report was given by trea
surer, Aria Bingaman. Secretary
Rye also gave the report on the
Oct. 1 meeting of the Executive
Board at which time it was de
cided to make plans for the An
nual Dime Dinner. Mrs. Elenora
Starr was appointed chairman
and reported that the dinner
would be served at 6:30 on Friday
evening, Oct. 30.
In the absence of Room Repre
sentative, Mrs. Faith Westen
skow, President Byerley present
ed the list of room mothers as
follows: first grade, Mrs. Olin
Hopkins; second grade. Mrs. Dale
Carlson; third grade, Mrs. Doug
las Pest; fourth grade, Mrs.
Harlan Meyers: fifth grade. Mrs.
Donald Hanson and Mrs. Lorcn
Fleet; sixth grade, Mrs. Tom
Budget chairman. Elenon Starr
read the new budget to the
members who voted to accept it
Senator Hopkins reported that
the lending library has received
a new supply of books.
President Byerley announced
the next executive board meet
ing for Nov. S, at 4 p.m. and fol
lowing it the PTA meeting on
Thursday, Nov. 12.
Baby sitter for the evening was
high school student Ann Mc
LOCAL EVENTS .
Unllald jl'i.l.ui.l Mi. i, i, l.ill.i-il on poisons
Tlie meeting was then ad I' '"' anliiMes. inmilh to moulri
journed and program chairman, "'"'"""m:. how in stop bleeding
La Rose Hibbcrd presented the!""'1 siuplc care uf frost bile. The
guest speakers for the evening, ci nmunis of both ladies, were
Union County lleallh Nurse Mrs. I reminders of the simple care and
Effie Coles spoke about immii ! bi'me in-tiuctinns that are avail
unization shots, the care of teeth I "Me to anyone who wishes to
and homes for the aged. cir.t.iot them, or to attend their
Red Cross Representative Mrs. 'classes.
tn listing the chairmen for the
Union County Council of PTA for
the coming year, should have in
cluded the following: Mrs. Forest
Masters, Founders Pay chairman
'Sfflhjlrs. Jack Eckstein, magazine
At Ann Johnson's
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Chapter I of PEO will hold a
meeting in the home of Mrs. Fred
Otten, Canyon Trail Ranch, Friday
at 1 p.m., Mrs. J. W. Knowles
and Miss Funnio Cupit as assist
Union County Division of the
Oregon Fxlucation Association will
hold their first dinner meeting
Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Cen
tral School. Speaker will be Cecil
Posey, executive secretary of OKA
and a former La Grande teacher.
Word was received of the death
of Paul W. Schammel. 41, in a
Moscow, Idaho, hospital, Monday.
He was a native of North Dakota,
and was formerly of La Grande.
He was also a former employe
ol the La Grande Observer.
Mt. Fannia Grange of Cove, will
meet Friday at 8 p.m. Regular
business, election of of! jeers, and
installation plans. - Refreshments
to be served.
Celebrating birthdays today are
John DcBois and Correne Lyons
of La Grande and Mrs. Hcrmiu
Pythian Sitters will meet in the
KP hall. Friday at 8 p.m. All
members are asked to be present.
Odd Follows Lodge 16. La
Grande, will meet Friday at 8 p.m.
in their hall.
Mrs. Lola Harrison of 709 C
Avenue was admitted to the St.
Joseph Hospital Tuesday evening.
The doctor reported her as having
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Amos T. Stitzel
Amos T. D. Stitzel, 73. a farm
er of Union, died Tuesday at his
Funeral services will be held
at Dcmpsey's Funeral Chapel,
Thursday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Neal
van Leon w;U officiate. Burial
will be in the City cemetery.
Mr. Stitzel was born Sept. 5,
188G at Hjwe, Neb. He has been
a resident of Union, County for
the past 22 years.
Survivors are the widow. Ha
zel Irene of Union; daughters,
Irene Belle Fa!en, Caldwell. Ida
he, Mae Lucille Lamkin. Union,
Mary Lufctta Dodds, John Day,
Edna Permelia Hewitt, Union,
and Evelyn Carolyn Trump. Uni
on; sons, Calvin StiUel, Arock.
Marie n Stitzel, Union, and Eu
kene Stitzel, La Grande; a broth
er. Fremont Stitzel, Portland;
sisters, Emma Dillon, Emmett
Iiiaho, and Caroline Olson. Mel
ba. Idaho; and 26 grand children
and 14 great grandchildren.
Jerry Bretsch, 3,
Dies Of Injuries
Gerald Duane ( Jerry) Bretsch.
a three year oid son of Mr. and
Mrs. Vernon Bretsch, Walla Wal
a Walla, died Monday afternoon
n a hospital there, irom a la
ud injury received when a fire
Jerry was playing in the yard
if his grandparents' home, when
the accident occurrced. . He man
rccd to crawl, unseen, to the
front yard before collapsing. He
lied a few hours later of a pos
ib!e .kull fracture and internal
The boy is survived by his par
ents, a sister Kathy, and two
brothers, Donald L. and Rohcrt
a nrsnrinarpnts Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Bretsch, Walla Walla, and
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Johnson,
Services will be held Friday
at 2 p.m. in te DeWitt Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial will be
in the Mont Hope cemetery- -
The family was formerly of La
Grande and well known in this
j area. I
Circle 1 of the First Presbyteri
an Church will meet Thursday at
2 p.m. in Richardson parlor.
Soroptimist Club will hold a
regular meeting at a 12 noon
luncheon at the Sacajuwea, Thur
sday. Thro Links will meet Wilm.s-
day at t p.m. in the clubroom
of the Odd Fellows hall. Urine
items for the Bazaar grab bags.
Union County Art Guild will meet
Wednesday at 8 p.m.. in the art
room of the Administration build
ing of EOC. Special meeting,
Hop Chapter 13. OES, will not
meet here Wednesday. They will
meet at Union with the Grande
Ronde Valley Chapter. Cherry
Chapter. Cove, and Blue Moun
tain Chapter, Elgin, that even
ing at 8 p.m. in the Masonic hall.
Worthy Grand Matron of Grund
Chapter of Oregon, Mrs. Celeste
Dickinson will be in attendance.
L Grande Farm Bureau Cente-
will hold a monthly meeting Thurs
day in the Farm Bureau hall at
Island City. The meet will begin
with a potluck dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Spear of EOC will be speaker.
In addition to regular business
there will be convention plans
made and annual election o'
Rivoria PTA will meet Friday
at 2:30 p.m. in Mrs. Hyde's first
grade room. Special education
teacher, Mrs. Young, will speak
to the group.
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