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The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Monday, January 29, 1962, Page 13

Stiglemans are honored with farewell gathering

Capt. and Mrs. Robert Stigleman and family were honored Sunday evening at a farewell gathering at the YWCA attended by some 200 Salvation Army members and friends. the Stiglemans, who have headed Salvation Army work here the last seven years, move to an assignment in Des Moines Wednesday.

Mayor George E. Mendon, the Rev. Marvin Hulse, Mason City Ministerial Assn. president, and Harold Walton, Salvation Army advisory board president, spoke of the growth of Salvation Army services and facilities here during the Stiglemans' time in Mason City. They extended this community's best wishes for the Stiglemans in their new post.

Lt. Lucy Kinney of the Salvation Army was master of ceremonies and spoke for the local Salvation Army members. A gift from the local members was presented. Capt. Stigleman expressed appreciation for the help of the community during his seven years here. His wife led the group in prayer. Refreshments were served.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2014



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