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The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
September, 1958

107 Present for Picnic at Ventura

Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. MATZEN of Greenfield, Mo. who are visiting their family and friends in Mason City and vicitnity, were honored at a family reunion Sunday at the Ventura Community Hall. A potluck dinner was served to 107 members of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. B. N. [Broder Nikolas and Anna (BAHNSEN)] NIELSEN of Mason City. The eight sisters of Mrs. MATZEN were all present for the event.

Those attending from Mason City were the families of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd SCHOLL, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McLAUGHLIN, Mr. and Mrs. Donald THORNBURY, Mr. and Mrs. Jack COYLE, Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn PETERS, Mr. and Mrs. David BIRCH, Mr. and Mrs. Edward HEGTVEDT and Mr. and Mrs. Donald WALLS, and Doris GILMORE, William SCHOLL, Jerry SCHOLL and Mr. and Mrs. Paul MATZEN Jr.

Others attending were the families of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. PETERSON and Mr. and Mrs. Horace PETERSON, Clear Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald GRIEMAN and family, Garner; Mrs. Willism KOPPEN and Sharon, Rockwell; Mr. and Mrs. John COYLE, Mr. and Mrs. Dean COYLE and family, Northwood; the families of Mr. and Mrs. Robert DOUGLAS, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. STRICKLAND, Fort Dodge; Mrs. Clarence KOPPEN and family, Nora Springs; the families of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent MURPHY, Mr. and Mrs. Howard KOPPEN, Dougherty; the families of Mr. and Mrs. Keith RANSOM, Mr. and Mrs. Lee LOVICK, Ventura; Mr. and Mrs. M. M. GREEN of Renwick.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2011



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