ATLAS OF PALO ALTO COUNTY 

1969

 

LEGEND

Wife's Name WF
Children's Names CH
Miscellaneous Information MI
Owner O
Renter R
Tenant T
Farm Number FN

 

TOWNSHIPS, PALO ALTO COUNTY

Independence A
Vernon B
Walnut C
Lost Island F
Highland G
Emmetsburg H
Freedom J
Fairfield K
Fern Valley L
Nevada P
Great Oak R
Silver Lake T
Booth V
Rush Lake X
Ellington Y
West Bend Z

 

 

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GADE, William: O; FN 36-K-2; WF Frances; CH Willetta; MI Lutheran; Rents land out. Whittemore, Rt. 1
GAMBELL, Merlyn: R; FN 10-Z-1; WF Marjorie; CH Roger, Thomas, Larry; MI Catholic; Navy 4 yrs; General & grainfaring, livestok, sheep. West Bend, Rt. 1
GAPPA, Andrew J, II; O; FN 13-H-1; WF Mary; CH Andrew J. III, Mary Kathryn, Janet, Carolyn, Marcia, Jill, Todd, Paul; MI Catholic; CH school & pre-sschool; General farming, livestock; Buyer at Spencer Pack. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
GAPPA, Charles: O; FN 26-A-3; WF Bernadine; CH Patricia; MI Catholic; Retired. Fenton, Rt. 2
GAPPA, Jack: R; FN 18-J-3; WF LaVon; CH Ward; MI Catholic; Farm Bureau; WF Librarian at Emmetsburg Jr. College; General & grain farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2
GAPPA, Mickey M; O; FN 1-R-1; WF Esther (father Sebo Behrends); CH Judy, Karen, Gregory, Patty, Margaret, Mathew; MI First Methodist; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Co; Farm in family since 1932; Acreage in Sec 24 of Twsp in family since 1926; Judy wed, 4 CH; Karen wed, 1 CH; Gregory attends Area Mechanics School; Patty in school; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
GAPPA, Robbert E; R; FN 14-T-2; WF Mary; CH Betty, Billy, Pat, Jane & Janet-twins; Kathy, Helen, Mary Ann, MI Catholic, WF CDA, Altar Society; Korean Vet; American Legion; Mallard Pepper Steppers, Square Dancers; Farm in family since 1941; CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, oats; Works for Ayrshire Elevator. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GARBER, Dale; FN 36-G-1; N.A. Ruthven
GARRELTS, Darrel; T; FN 24-T-1; WF Sandra; CH Jeff, Danny, Kelly; MI Lutheran; Service 1955-56; General farming, livestock. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GARRELTS, Henry: O; FN 24-T-2; WF Dorothy; CH Jane, Franklin, Betty Ann, Mary Lee, Jack, Judy; MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; General Farming. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GARRELTS, Jack: O; FN 13-T-1; WF Judy; CH Julie, Mark, Debbie; MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GARRELTS, Kenneth; R; FN 24-T-3; N.A. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GEELAN, Francis: O; FN 26-G-2; WF Mary; CH REv. Thomas, Leo; MI Catholic; Retired farmer. Ruthven Rt. 2
GEELAN, Raymmond; O; FN 23-G-1; WF Rose, CH Michael, Joseph, Winnifred; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; American Legion Commander; WF Auxiliary; General farming. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GEELAN, Wiliam A; O; FN 14-G-6; WF Dolores K (father Joseph Elbert): CH Patrick, Philip, Daniel; MI Sacred Heart Catholic, K of C, WF Catholic Daughters, Guild; Ruthven Coop Oil; Farm in family since 1929; Lifetime resident of Co, WF 15 yrs; CH in school, 4H; Pat & Phil basketball; General farming, livestock, sheep. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GEESMAN, Gerald; R; FN 10-A-4; WF Beverly; CH Cynthia, Rita, Janet, Mary Kay, Dennis; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock. Ringsted, Rt. 2
GEHLING, Erwin; O; FN 23-R-1; WF Gertrude; CH Diane, Delbert; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
GEHRT, Lester C; O; FN 25-X-8; WF Joy (father John Kingdom); CH Janet; MI United Methodist, Men's Club Board, WF WSCS, choir organist, Bible School teacher; WF Mallard Women's Club, Daughters of American Revolution; WF's father bought farm in 1900 where she grew up; Janet wed; WF teaches school at Mallard; General farming. Mallard, Box 148.
GENTRY, Edward K; O & R; FN 6-Z-4; WF Shirley E (father Thomas O'Haver); CH Lori, Carla, Julie, Steven; MI Lutheran; Army 2 yrs; NFO; lived on this farm since 1959; CH school & pre-school; General & grain farming, hogs; Works at Roupe Furniture Store. West Bend, Rt. 1
GERBER, ELi; O; FN 2-Z-1; WF Pearl (father Chris Alt); CH Donna, Marian, Judy, Frances, Linda, Bonnie, MI Apostolic Christian; Farm Bureau; Farmers Union; National Cattle Feeders Assoc.; Lived here 25 yrs; CH wed except Bonnie in school; 17 grandchildren; General & grain farming, livestock. West Bend, Rt. 1
GIFFIN, Merritt; O; FN 3-A-3; WF Patricia; CH Peggy, Pamela; MI Catholic; Farm Bureau; General & grain farming. Ringsted, Rt. 2
GILMAN, Anthony; O; FN 36-G-2; WF Mabel; MI Catholic; Retired farmer. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
GINGERICH, Clyde; R; FN 12-Z-5; WF Margaret; CH Jean, Keith, Joan, Gary; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; General & grain farming, dairying, hogs. West Bend, Rt. 1
GIRRES, Arnold N; R; FN 2-C-2; WF Agnes M. (father Jacob Marti); CH Donald, Robert, James, William, MI Immaculate Conception Catholic, WF Rosary Society, CDA; WF Royal Neighbors; Lifetime residents of Co; Rented farm since 1939; Donald wed, 4 CH; Robert works at Lakewood, Colo; James a teacher; William wed, 1 CH; General farming, livestock. Graettinger, Rt. 2
GIRRES, Donald; T; FN 2-C-1; WF Kathryn; CH Timothy, Ann, Christopher, David; MI Catholic; Army 2 yrs, CH school & pre-school; Works for Golden Sun Feed. Graettinger, Rt. 2
GIRRES, William; R, FN 35-G-2; WF Karen, CH Brian, MI Catholic; National Guard; CH pre-school; general farming, dairying, hogs; Works at Graettinger creamery. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GISCH, Andrew; O; FN 34-Z-4; WF Vonnie, CH Kenneth, Sandra; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; American Legion; General & grain farming, livestock. West Bend, Rt. 1
GJERDE, Ernest O; R; FN 17-B-1; WF Alta V (father Samuel Torkelson); CH Elaine, Linda, Alan; MI Bethany Lutheran; WF ALCW, Circle; Farm Bureau; WF Vernon Volunteers; Lifetime residents of Co.; Farm in family since 1921; Elaine wed, 2 CH; Linda works at Emmetsburg; Alan attends Luther School, Decorah; WF works at Cotton Shop; General farming, sheep Works at Beebe. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2. 
GODDARD, Glen: O; FN 3-J-1; WF Margaret; CH Donna, John, Bruce, David, Linda, Roger; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; General & grain farming, livestock, dairying, Cylinder, Rt. 1
GOFF, Berl V; R; FN 4-G-2; WF M. Virginia (father W.W. LonBerger); CH Charles, Chris, John, Linda, Berl V, II; MI United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle; Vet World War II & Korea; C.W.O. U.S. Air Force Retired; Farm Bureau; WF Palo Alto Hospital Auxiliary; Part of farm homesteaded in 1866; he is 3rd generation to work the land; Charles wed; other CH school & pre-school; Chris cheer leader, chorus, band; John basketball; General farming; Works at Spencer Packing Co. Ruthven, Rt. 1
GOFF, Harrison: O; FN 15-G-1; WF Rose; CH Russell, Gladys; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; Gladys lives at home; Rents land out; Retired. Ruthven, Rt. 1
GOFF, Marvin; R; FN 8-T-1; WF LaVonne; CH Eldon, Darrell, Marilyn, Robert; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GOFF, Myrtle; O; FN 28-F-2; CH Margaret, Albert, William; MI Pentecostal; Margaret lives at home; Rents land out; Retired. Ruthven, Rt. 1
GOODCHILD, Fred F; O; FN 14-Y-4; WF Dorothy (father Fritz Younggreen); CH Fred Jr, Jack, Ghervus, Janice, Gay, Joy, Judy, Lonnie; MI Methodist , WF Circle, Ladies Aid, Farm Bureau; Masons; Eastern Star; Bought farm in 1936; Fred Jr, Jack, Janice, Ghervus, Joy wed; Gay teaches school at Cedar Falls; Judy lives in Storm Lake; Lonnie in school; General farming, purebred hogs, corn beans, oats. Mallard, Rt. 1
GOODCHILD, Ghervus: O & R; FN 19-Y-3; WF Beverly; CH Kay, Klint, Kent, Kal, Klay, Kip; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; CH in school; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, oats. Mallard, Rt. 1
GOODCHILD, Jack: O & R; FN 19-Y-2; WF Louice; CH Connie, Vera, J.D., A.J., Coleen, Vickie; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, Mallard, Rt.2
GORDON, Laura: O; FN 32-A-4; Widow of Carl; MI Lutheran; Retired. Cylinder, Rt. 1
GOWANS, Andrew: O; FN 19-A-1; WF Berndetta; CH James, Joseph; MI Catholic; Farm Bureau; WF IEA; WF teacher at Fenton; General farming, hogs, poultry. Cylinder, Rt. 1
GOWANS, Robert and Henry; O; FN 20-A-4; WF Helga; CH Margaret, John, Robert, William; MI Lutheran; Vet World War I and II; American Legion; VFW; Farm Bureau; General & grain farming. Cylinder, Rt. 1
GRACE, Marie; O; FN 28-H-1; Widow of Andrew; Rents land out. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
GRAEBER, Gerald: O; FN 7-Z-1; WF Islea; CH Steven, Marsha; MI Methodist; Vet World War II; American Legion; General & grain farming. Graettinger, Rt. 1
GRAETTINGER, Al; O; FN 12-F-2; WF Violet; CH Vincent, Gayle, Jean, Carol, Stephen, Mary; MI Catholic; own named after his great uncle; General farming. Graettinger, Rt. 1
GRAETTINGER, Edwin; O; FN 3-F-2; WF DeEtte; CH William, Wynette, Timothy, Marlys, Julia, MI Catholic; Vet World War II; VFW; General farming, livestock, WF School teacher ; he works at Lumber yard & drives school bus. Graettinger, Rt. 1
GRAETTINGER, Ralph; O; FN 7-C-3; WF Rosella; CH Dennis, Rosemary, Joseph, Judith, Ronald, John, Diane, Barbara Catherine, James; MI Catholic; Farmers Union; Pres Graettinger Comm School; Director Farmers Creamery; General farming, livestock, dairying. Graettinger, Rt. 1
GRAETTINGER, Ronald D; O & R; FN 18-C-5; WF Lois A (father Glenn Olson); MI Immaculate Conception Catholic; Army 2 yrs; Lifetime resident of Co. WF since Apr.. 1968; WF a LPN at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville; General farming, livestock, dairying. Graettinger, Rt. 1
GRAFE, Henry; O; FN 18-X-1; WF Opal; CH Coletta; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; General farming, hogs. Curlew, Rt. 1
GRAFF, Vic; R; FN 10-X-1; WF Eleanor; CH Roger, Lynn; MI Catholic; General farming, dairying. Curlew, Rt. 1
GRAFF, William: O; FN 5-Y-3; N.A. Mallard.
GRANGE, Bill; O; FN 29-G-2; WF Virginia; CH Sheila; MI Lutheran; Korean Vet; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock, Belgian horses; Horse shoer. Ruthven, Rt. 1
GRANGE, W.K. "Pete"; R; FN 30-G-1; WF Mry, CH Leta, Kevin, Alan; MI Lutheran; Korean Vet; American Legion; CH in school; General farming, dairying, hogs. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GRAVLUND, Cleo; O & R: FN 12-T-3; WF Shirley; CH Anesa, Gary; MI Methodist; Korean Vet; VFW; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, beans. Ayrshire.
GRAVLUND, Laurence E; O; FN 6-X-2; WF Dorothy P (father Arthur Bohn); MI Methodist at Ayrshire; WF WSCS, Circle; WF You-Go-I-Go Club; Lifetime residents of Co; Farm in family since 1949; General farming, livestock. Curlew, Rt. 1
GRAVLUND, Wesley A; R; FN 1-X-3; WF Pearl A (father Allen Wirtz); MI Bethany Lutheran, WF ALCW, Circle; Farm Bureau; Lifetime residents of Co; Rented farm in N.W. quarter of Sec. 2 of Rush Lake 22 yrs; General farming, hogs, corn, beans. Curlew, Rt. 1
GREENE, Donald; Co-O; FN 27-G-1; Brother Gerald; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; General farming. Ruthven, Rt. 2
GREINERT, Edwin C; O; FN 14-L-1; WF Lydia H (father George Meyer): CH Verdell, Barbara, James, Betty; MI St. Paul's Lutheran at Whittemore, Men's Club, WF Ladies Aid; Lifetime resident of Co, WF 34 yrs; Owned farm since 1940; Verdell wed, 6 CH; Barbara wed, husband in Army in Germany; James in Army; Betty in school, sports, chorus; General farming, dairying, hogs. Rodman, Rt. 1
GREINERT, Elmer; O; FN 1-K-2; WF Florence; CH Ted; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; American Legion; WF Auxiliary; VFW; General farming, dairying, hogs; Works for Clarion Long. Whittemore, Rt. 1
GRETHEN, Harley; R; FN 28-Y-2; WF Charlotte; CH David, Nancy, Carol, Diana, Gerome, Anita; MI Catholic; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock, corn, beans. Mallard, Rt. 1
GRETHEN, Ralph P; O; FN 14-Y-5; WF Rosa Linda (father Frank Schuller): CH Shirley, Gaylen; MI St. Mary's Catholic, Wf Christian Mothers, DCCW; Palo Ato Health Board; Co. Beef Producers Assoc.; Co. Fair Board Assoc.; WF Mallard Garden Club, M&H Bridge Club; Farm in family since 1939 when he bought it; his grandmother, Margaret Hickey, was 1st white child born in Palo Alto Co. in 1856; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, oats. Mallard, Rt. 1
GRETHEN, Robert; R; FN 30-J-1; WF Ruth; CH Janice, Delon; MI Lutheran; Farmers Union; General & grain farming, livestock, sheep. Emmetsburg. 
GRIMM, Eli, Jr; R; FN 33-L-2; WF Margaret; CH Patty; MI Apostolic Christian; Army 2 yrs; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock. West Bend, Rt. 2
GROSSNICKLE, Max; O; FN 36-V-3; WF Helen (father Smyzer Wilson): CH Gwen, Ruth, Wayne, Max Jr; MI Church of the Brethren, Church Board, WF Sunday School teacher; Farm Bureau; Farm in family since 1946; General farming, livestock, corn, beans. Laurens, Rt. 1
GROSSNICKLE, Wayne M; R. FN 30-X-1; WF Janet; CH Helen Kay, Jeff; MI Church of the Brethren, Church Board, WF Fellowship; Army; Farm Bureau; Palo Alto Beef Producers Assoc; Farm in family since 1919 when Manard Grossnickle bought it, passed to Edgar; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, soybeans. Curlew, Rt. 1
GUESS, Tom; O; FN 34-C-2; WF Marvyl, CH Christine, Neil, Deborah, Brian, Lynn; MI Catholic; Marines; American Legion; CH in school; WF office secy at Farmer Mutual Insurance; Drainage Contractor. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
GUINN, Cyrus A; R; FN 31-C-5; WF Edna V (father William Weir); CH Rosa, Roxanna, Phillip, Francine & Francella -twins, Cynthia, Jant, Michael, Matthew; MI Immaculate Conception Catholic at Graettinger, WF Circle; Vet World War II; both Canter Club; Lived in C. all but 2 yrs, WF lifetime; Rented this place since 1952; Rosa & Roxanna wed; Phillip farms the land; other CH in school; General farming, dairying; Works for Fred Carlson Construction. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1, Box 110.
GUNDERSON, Donald G; O & R; FN 34-K-2; WF Alice M; CH Jay, Dean, Mark, Neal; MI St. Paul's Lutheran at Whittemore; Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Co. WF 19 yrs; CH in school; Jay & Dean in 4H; Dean band; Jay basketball & track; General farming, livestock. Rodman, Rt. 1
GUNDERSON, Oley; O; FN 34-K-1; WF Martha; CH Donald, Yvonne, Eileen, MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; Rents land out; Retired. Rodman, Rt. 1
GUSTAFSON, Dewayne; T; FN 33-V-1; WF Beverly; CH Debra, Diana, Alida; MI Christian; Korean Vet; Works for Medford Industry. Laurens, Rt. 2

     

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HAACK, Bernard; R; FN 6-L-4; WF LaVonne; CH Sandra, Michael, Linda, Gregory, David, Cheryl, Marsha, Julie, Laura; MI Lutheran; Army 1946-48; General & grain farming, livestock, dairying. Cylinder
HAACK, Lyle; R: FN 1-J-2; WF Joyce; CH Lori; MI Lutheran; Korean Vet; Farm Bureau; General & grain farming, dairying, hogs, poultry. Cylinder, Rt. 1
HAACK, Otto; O; FN 19-K-1; WF Nellie, CH Arlene, Orvis, Bernard; MI Lutheran; Arlene lives at home; WF Nurse's Aide; Rents land out; Retired; Farm laborer. Cylinder, Rt 1.
HAAR, Francis; O & R; FN 3-G-1; WF Jessie; CH Richard, Nancy, Thomas, Mary, Joan; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; WF a RN, private duty; General farming, livestock. Ruthven, Rt 1.
HAGEN, Kenneth; R; FN 8-k-4; N.A. Cylinder, Rt. 1
HALDER, Fabian; R; FN 16-G-1; WF Margaret; CH Donald, Gary, Craig, Kent; MI Catholic, WF Methodist; Vet World War II, Korean Vet; Farm Bureau; General farming, dairying, hogs, poultry. Ruthven, Rt. 2
HALDER, Fred; O; FN 16-G-2; WF Annie, CH Jerome, Fabian, Clair, Mary Ann; MI Catholic; Land farmed by Fabian; Retired. Ruthven, Rt. 2
HALDER, George, Jr; R; FN 32-G-2; MI Catholic; Army 1956-8; General farming, livestock, dairying. Ruthven, Rt. 2
HALL, John; O; FN 27-B-2; WF Jessminn; CH Gertrude, Barbara, John Jr., Jay, Jeffrey; MI Episcopal; Farm Bureau; Semi-retired. Cylinder, Rt. 1, Box 84.
HAMAN, Ray; O; FN 22-V-2; WF Marie; CH Albert, LaDonna; MI Evangelical Free; General farming, livestock, corn. Curlew, Rt. 1
HAMERLINCK, Robert F; Town, WF Marie L (father Gaston Timmerman); CH Janine, Carol, Rolland, Michael, Debra, Brenda, Beky; MI Assumption Catholic, K of C, WF Guild; Farm Bureau; Kiwanis Club; CH in school except Becky pre-school; Robert & Jerry Soenen bought Deep Rock Service Station in 1963 from Walter Epping, in 1965 the cafe was built & in 1967 the dining room was added; Lived in Co since 1964; Owns & operates Bob's Diner. 1802 20th St., Emmetsburg.
HAMILTON, Thomas; O; FN 3-H-A; WF Dorothy; MI Lutheran; Army; Palo Alto Gun Club; National Rifle Assoc; Self -employed, Hamilton Radio & TV Service. Emmetsburg, Rt 1
HAND, Gerald; O; FN 17-R-1; Sister, Janet; MI Sacred Heart Catholic at Ayrshire, Janet CDA, K of C; Farmers Union; Lifetime residents of Co; Farm in family since 1872; John & Margaret Hand, grandparents of Gerald, were among first settlers in Great Oak Twsp; John was father of 6 sons & 5 daughters & an adopted dgtr., most of the CH settled in this Twsp. area; Janet teacher in Spencer; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HANISH, Leo; O; FN 35-V-2; WF Edna (father Peter Grethen); CH Evelyn, Lois, Margaret, Jeanne, Phyllis, Roger, Kathleen, Wayne, Dean; MI Catholic, K of C, Rosary Society; Farm in family since 1947; WF's grandmother, Margaret Hickey, was first white baby born in Co; General farming, livestock, corn, beans. Laurens, Rt. 1
HANKEY, Gladys M.; O; FN 24-C-4; Widow of 1st husband, John Botten; CH Henry, John; Widow of 2nd husband, Asa Hankey; CH Ruth, Asa; MI United Methodist at Graettinger, WSCS, Circle, Sunday School teacher; American Legion Auxiliary, VFW; Farm Bureau; Homemakers Club; Farm in Hankey family since 1901; Lifetime resident of Co; CH wed, 14 grandchildren; Land farmed by Henry; Retired. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2
HANKEY, Henry A; R; FN 24-C-3; WF Joy E. (father Benjamin Toepfer); CH Benjamin, Esther, Beth; MI United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle, Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Co., WF 20 yrs; Benjamin attends Jr. College at Estherville; other CH in school; Esther 4H, band, chorus; WF Nurse's Aid at Palo Alto Hospital; General farming, livestock; Corn shelling; Works for Farlow 66 Service. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HANKEY, J. Laurence; R; FN 20-C-3; WF Dorothy A (father Milo Tindall); CH Lorraine, John L, Constance, Ronald, Robert, David; MI Immaculate Conception Catholic, WF Circle, Rosary Society; Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Col, WF sine 1945; Lorraine attends Spencer School of Business; John at Jr. College at Emmetsburg; other CH in school; Rented this farm since 1950; General farming, livestok; Walnut Twsp. Assessor. Graettinger, Rt. 1
HANSELMAN, George W; O; FN 33-L-1; WF Grace (father Wm. Buemger); CH Lee Ann, Richard, Donald, Eldora, Edith, Eugene; MI Peace Lutheran, WF Ladies Aid; Farmers Union; Farm in family & lived in Co. since 1937; CH wed except Eugene lives at home; 15 grandchildren; General farming; Custom combining & trucking. West Bend, Rt. 2
HANSEN, Adolph; O; FN 1-A-1; WF Marcile, CH Lyle, MI Catholic; Farm Bureau; WF works for Stanley products; General & grain farming. Ringsted, Rt 2
HANSEN, Arne; FN 28-G-2; N.A. Ruthven, Rt. 2
HANSEN, Clarence W; O; FN 18-G-2; WF Laura L (father Laurence Sundall); CH Doris, Dixie Lee, Darlowe, Douglas (deceased); MI United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle, Farm Bureau; Lived in Co. 18 yrs; CH wed; 7 grandchildren; Darlowe in Navy; Hogs; Carpenter. Ruthven, Rt. 1.
HANSEN, Claude; O; FN 4-C-C; WF Nelva; CH William, Claudia; MI WF Gospel Hall; WF Bookkeeper; Farming, Graettinger, Box 456.
HANSEN, Herman; R; FN 4-L-2; WF Irene; CH Helen, Jean, Paul, Carl; MI Lutheran; Grain farming, sheep. Rodman, Rt. 1
HANSEN, Howard C; O; FN 18-G-1; WF Minnie  (father D.N. Johnson): CH Stella (deceased), Marvetta, Rozella, Shirley, Iris, Lyle, Grace, Iran; MI Seventh Day Adventist, Elder, WF Dorcas Society; Farm Bureau; both Palo Alto Co. Retarded Children's Assoc.; WF Hospital Auxiliary Farm in family 30 yrs; Lifetime resident of Co. except 3 yrs. WF In CO. 41 yrs; CH wed; 27 grandchildren;  WF Oki-Hi; General Farming. Ruthven, Rt. 1.
HANSEN, Irving G.; O; FN 27-G-3; WF Barbara (father H.E. Markley): CH Diane, Denise, Debra, David, Darcell, DArek, Daaron; MI First Methodist; Farm Bureau, Farm in family since 1948; Diane attends Morningside College; other CH in school except Daaron; David & Darcell in 4H, Church choirs; Denise & Debra school choir, FHA; Denise Future Allied Medical Services; General farming. Ruthven, Rt. 2
HANSEN, Kenneth; O; FN 20-K-2; WF Evelyn; CH Wendy, Terry; MI Congregational United hurch of Christ; Vet World War II; American Legion; WF Auxiliary; VFW; CH in school; Rural mail carrier. Cylinder, Box 341.
HANSEN, Lyle; O & R; FN 12-A-5; WF Audra Kae; CH Greg, Kurt, Kelly; MI Catholic; Rural Letter Carriers Assoc; CH in school; General & grain farming; Post Office clerk & Mail Carrier, Fenton. Ringsted, Rt. 2.
HANSEN, Will C; O; FN 29-K-1; WF Elizabeth A; CH Claude, Veloy; MI Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle, Church Board; WF Fairfield Happy Hour Birthday Club & Emmetsburg Birthday Club; Farm in family since 1939, called "Sunnyside Farms" & all buildings have been rebuilt by them; Calude wed, 2 CH; Veloy (deceased), 3CH; Rents land out; Retired. Cylinder, Rt. 1
HANSON, Robert L; R; FN 8-H-3; WF Mary Ann (father Jens Kirkegaard); CH Karen, Richard, William, Sheryl, Paul, Larry; Mi United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle; Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Bureau; WF Farm Bureau Women's Club; Farm in family since 1941; CH school & pre-school; WF Lab Ass't. at Palo Alto Co. Hospital; General farming, dairying, horses, corn, beans, oats; Salvage yard on farm machinery. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HANTELMAN, Eldon J; O; FN 13-A-3; WF Dolores R; CH Sharon, Faye, Gail, Sandra; MI St. John's Lutheran, WF Ladies Aid, Sunday School teacher; Lifetime resident of Co; farm in family 57 yrs.; CH wed except Sandra in school; 4 grandchildren; General & grain farming. Fenton, Rt. 1
HARDING, Donald; T; FN 20-G-B; WF Betty; CH Richard, Debra, Carol, Donna, Robert; MI Baptist. Ruthven, Rt. 2.
HARMS, Cecil W; R; FN 4-H-3; WF Lucille A (father Oscar Cleveland): CH Calvin; Mi Bethany Lutheran; Farm Bureau; 4H Leader for Highland Twsp.; Lived in Co. since 1947, WF since 1965; CH pre-school; Rented farm since 1959; WF Tupperware dealer; General farming, dairying, hogs, corn, beans; Custom work, bailing, silage, cutting corn, picking. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
HARRIS, Lynn; R; FN 27-V-3; N.A. Laurens.
HARSON, Robert L; R; FN 3-P-1; WF Ruth M; CH Pauline, Gail, Dennis, Connie; MI First Methodist, WF Circle; Vet World War II; Secy. Co Farm Bureau; Farmers Union; both Neighborhood Card Club; both lived in Co. 27 yrs; Pauline attends Jr. College; other CH in school; Gail in 4H; Dennis basketball; General farming, livestock; Self-employed, Trucking. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1, Box 227
HARTMAN, Bernard; R; FN 12-P-1; WF Margaret; CH Michael, Steven, Thomas; MI Catholic; Korean Vet; American Legion; General farming, livestock. Rodman, Rt. 1
HARTMAN, Jacob; O; FN 22-L-3; WF Gertrude; CH Kenneth, Jeneane, Gerald, Richard; MI Catholic; Retired farmer. Rodman, Rt. 1.
HARTMAN, Theodore J; O; FN 29-L-2; WF Violet M (father Wesley Carpenter); CH Bernard, Melvin, Dwayne, Marlene, John/ MI St. Peter & Paul Catholic, K of C, WF CDA, Catholic Ladies Aid; Farm Bureau; Farm in family since 1938; Lived in Co 67 years, WF entire life; CH wed; 11 grandchildren; Land farmed by Bernard; Retired. Rodman, Box 102
HARTMANN, Everett: O; FN 23-A-2; WF Mabell; CH John; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock. Fenton, Rt. 1
HARVEY, Albert; O; FN 12-T-2; WF Henrietta; CH Dorothy, Daniel, James, Richard, Kenneth; MI Catholic; Vet Word War I; American Legion; Retired. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
HAUGE, Otis H; O; FN 9-F-3; WF Florence A (father Guy Seymour); MI Lost Island Lutheran, WF ALCW, Circle; Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Twsp., WF in Co. since 1938; Owned farm since 1941; General farming, corn, beans. Graettinger, Rt. 1
HAUSCHEN, Ellsworth L; O; FN 19-H-4; WF Joan D (father Heike Garrelts); CH Larry, Kenneth, David, Timothy, Steven; MI St. Paul's Lutheran, Finance Committee, WF Ladies Aid, Circle; Air Force 1946-49; both Palo Alto Co. Retarded Children; Farm homesteaded by great-grandfather, George Hauschen, in 1890; Lifetime resident of Twsp., WF of Co.; CH school & pre-school; General farming, dairying, hogs, corn, beans, oats. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
HEEBNER, Paul C; R; FN 20-K-1; WF Shirley LL; CH Allan, Steven, Bryan, Carla; MI Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle; Army 2 yrs; Lived in Co 2 yrs; CH school & pre-school; Allan Cub Scouts; General farming, dairying, hogs; Custom farming. Cylinder, Rt. 1.
HEIDER, Julius; O; FN 30-H-1; WF Emma, MI Lutheran; Rents land out; Retired. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
HEIMAN, Wilbur; O; FN 15-T-1; WF Evelyn; CH Don, Gery, Bill, Bob, John, Mary Jane, JoAnn; MI Catholic; General farming, livestock, dairying, corn, beans. Ayrshire, Rt 1
HELD, Merle H; Town; WF Iva Pearl (father Harrison West); CH Merle Jr., Marx; MI Zion Lutheran, Elder, WF Ladies Aid, Circle; Vet World War II; American Legion; Merle Jr. wed, 1 CH; Marx wed, in Army; Original Elevator called Stock Co.,  was started in 1906 and changed over to Coop in early Forties - W. H Martin was 1st Mgr. & Dennis Noonan was Ass't., bother here many yrs.; WF works at Elevator; he is Mgr. of Farmer Coop Elevator Co., Ayrshire.
HELDT, Arnold C; O; FN 22-Y-2; WF Arlene; CH Tim, David, Neal; MI Lutheran, Church Treas., Laymen's League, WF Sunday School teacher, Circle, Ladies Aid; Army Vet World War II; American Legion; WF Auxiliary; Boy Scouts; Bought farm in 1954, previously lived around Curlew; CH school & pre-school; General farming, corn, beans. Mallard, Rt. 1
HELDT, Carl; O; FN 15-X-3; WF Margaret; CH Steven, Peggy, Carol, Angela; MI Lutheran; Korean Vet; American Legion; CH school & pre-school; General farming, sheep. Mallard, Rt. 2
HELGESON, Clarence; O; FN 8-H-4; WF Doris (father Kenneth Clark); CH Paul, Steven, Judith, Nancy, Clayton; MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; General farming, livestock, dairying, corn, beans, oats; Custom work, combining. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1
HELLAND, Margaret; T; FN 13-J-1; CH Marion, Orville, Gladys; MI Lutheran; Retired. Cylinder, Rt. 1
HELLAND, Orville M; O; FN 13-J-2; WF Joan M. (father Riley Smith); CH Denise, Lori, Eric; MI Lutheran, WF ALCW, Sunday School teacher, Circle; Korean Vet, Army 2 yrs; WF Women's Federation; Farmers Union; lived here & farm in family 30 yrs.; WF Lifetime resident of Co.; CH school & pre-school; Grain farming. Cylinder, Rt. 1.
HELLER, James; T; FN 24-F-2; WF Lois; CH Paul, Pamela; MI Catholic; CH pre-school; WF works at Berkely & Co; General farming, dairying, hogs, corn, beans. Graettinger, Rt. 1.
HELLER, Leonard; O; FN 32-R-3; WF Arlene; CH Tammy, Sandra, Susan; MI Catholic; Air Force; General Farming; Works at Emmetsburg Cement Block Co. Curlew, Rt. 1
HELMKE, Allen; O; FN 18-G-D; WF Juanita; CH Steven, Sondra; Mi Methodist; Works for Palo  Alto County. Ruthven, Rt. 1
HELMKE, William J; O; FN 18-L-1; MI St. Pauls Lutheran, Lutheran Laymen's League, Usher; Korean Vet., Lifetime resident of Co.; Farm in family since 1925; General farming, hogs. Rodman, Rt. 1.
HENDERSON, Beryl "Cap"; Town; WF Shirley A. (father Roy Holmes); CH Randy, Jane, Rhonda; MI United Methodist; Vet World War II; American Legion; WF Auxiliary; Chamber of Commerce; Randy works in Estherville; Jane lives at home; Rhonda in school; Grain business of Cargill started in 1915; Mgr. of Cargill Inc. at Emmetsburg. Graettinger. 
HENDERSON, Harry W; O; FN 21-J-2; WF Edna (father Rudolph Miller); CH Darlene, Edna, Robert, Bonnie, John; MI Methodist, WF WSCS, Ladies Aid; Lifetime resident of Co.; Lived on this farm 25 yrs; CH wed except John attends ISU at Ames; 3 grandchildren; General & grain farming, livestock. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HENDERSON, Pat; O & R; FN 15-Y-1; WF Delma; CH Jann, Mike, Holly; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; WF works at Berkley's; General farming, corn, beans. Mallard, Rt. 2.
HENDERSON, Robert H; R; FN 21-J-1; WF Carolyn K; CH Steven, Barbara; MI First Methodist, WF Circle; Army Reserves 6 yrs; Lifetie residents of Co.; Rented farm 3 yrs; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HENDRICKSON, Virgil; O; FN 4-F-4; WF Diane; CH Travis, Chad; MI Lutheran; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, oats. Graettinger, Rt. 1.
HENELY, Lee; O; FN 5-V-4; WF Gladys; CH 17; MI Catholic; General farming. Ayrshire, Rt. 1
HENKELVIG, Benny; R; FN 25-R-#; WF Isabelle; CH Benny, Grant, Gordon; MI Methodist; WF's mother, Susie Schnetzer, lives with them; WF works at O'Connor Shoe Store; General farming; Columbian feed. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HENKELVIG, Howard; R; FN 26-R-1; WF Arlene; CH Samuel, Linda; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; CH school & pre-school; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HENKINS, Willard; T; FN 7-K-4; N.A. Cylinder, Rt. 1
HENNINGSON, Kenneth N.; O & R; FN 13-G-3; WF Elaine L (father John Westergard); CH Cheryl, Charles, Craig, Cynthia, Curtis; MI Zion Lutheran, WF ALCW, Circle, Sunday School teacher, Stewardship Secy.; Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Bureau; Ass't. 4H leader; Church Trustee, Cheryl organist; Lifetime resident of Co., WF 27 yrs.; Owned farm since 1949; CH in school; Cheryl, Charles, Craig 4H, mixed chorus; Cheryl & Charles in band, Cheryl Band Queen; Charles track; Craig football; Charles & Craig Boys Glee Club; General farming, livestock, sheep. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HENRICKSON, Dennis R; O; FN 26-B-1; WF Adella (father Alfred Kennedy); CH Carole Jeannette, Dennis Jr. ; MI First Methodist at Fenton, WF WSCS; Farm Bureau Women's Club; Lifetime resident of Co; CH wed; 3 grandchildren; WF lifetime resident of Co.; General farming, livestock, dairying, Cylinder, Rt. 1
HENRIKSEN, Harvey; O; FN 16-A-2; WF Lorene; CH James, David, Roger, Margene; MI Lutheran; General farming, livestock, dairying. Cylinder, Rt. 1.
HENRY, Buford L; O; FN 15-H-4; WF Ellen I. (father Frank Weiland); CH William, Buford J., Mark; MI Trinity Episcopal, WF Guild, Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Bureau; Masons; Shriner; WF Pythian Sisters; Lived in Co. since 1917, WF since 1938; Farm in family since 1916; William attends Dak. Wesleyan; other CH in school; General farming, dairying, hogs, corn, beans, oats. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HENRY, Melvin; O & R; FN 26-K-2; WF Deloris; CH Phillip, Brian, Elaine; MI Catholic; General farming, livestock. Whittemore, Rt. 1
HERBERS, Gene J; O; FN 34-T-1; WF Eileen (father Victor Wernimont); CH Larry, Don, David, Mary Jane, Paul, Suzanne; MI Catholic, K of C, WF Alter Society, Army Vet World War II; American Legion; Farm Burea; Palo Alto Beef Producers Assoc.; Farm in family since 1948 when Frank Herbers bought it; Gene bought farm in 1958;  Larry in Army; Don attends college; other CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, oats, beans. Ayrshire, Rt. 1.
HERKE, Ed H; O; FN 23-C-2; WF Ina L (father Swan Williamburg); CH Edmond, Mary Lane, Harriet, Shirley, Larry; MI United Methodist at Graettinger, Pastoral Committee, Financial Committee, WF WSCS, circle; Son, Delmar, deceased; Farm Bureau; Chairman Valleyview Cemetery; WF Chariman Walnut Homemakers, Rebekahs; Layman of Church; Lifetime resident of Twsp. & Sec. except 2 yrs., WF since 1926; CH wed; 15 grandchildren; Rents land out; Retired; Pioneer Seed Corn dealer. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HERKE, Edmund G; O; FN 23-C-1; WF Ada Fern (father Harry Lewis); CH Diane, Douglas, Lisa; MI United Methodist Trustee & Financial Board, WF WSCS, Circle; Commissioner of Soil Conservation; Lifetime resident of Twsp. & Sec., WF since 1942; Jack Creek starts at Swan Lake in Emmet Co. -yrs ago northern fish were called Jack's (how it got it's name); his grandfather, August Herke, mined Jack Creek for several summers for gold flakes; Diane wed, 2 CH; Douglas farms with father; Lisa in school; General farming, livestock. Graettinger, Rt. 2.
HERKE, Richard K; O & R; FN 22-C-1; WF Rose A. (father James Currans); CH Barbara, Kathleen, Marsha; MI Bethel Lutheran, Church Council, WF Catholic, Rosary Society; Korean Vet; VFW; Farm Bureau; Graettinger Coop Elevator; WF NEA, ISEC; Farm in family since about 1930; Lifetime residents of Co.; CH pre-school & school; WF Teacher at Graettinger Community School; General farming, livestock. Graettinger, Rt. 2.
HERKE, Willard R; R; FN 10-C-1; WF Joan M. (father Wilbur Schnell); CH Scott, Mickey, Connie, Kurt; MI Bethel Lutheran, WF ALCW; Farm Bureau; Lifetime resident of Co., WF since 1958; Farm in family since 1957; CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock. Graettinger, Rt. 2
HERMANSON, Andrew C.; O & R; FN 34-F-3; WF Elaine M. (father Alfred Berstad), CH Sharon, Janelle, MI Lost Island Lutheran, WF Ladies Aid; Korean Vet; Farm Bureau; Farm in family 87 years; his father, Ted, farmed & taught school; CH in school; WF School teacher at Ruthven; General farming, livestock. Ruthven, Rt. 1.
HERMANSON, William L; O; FN 32-F-3; WF Olive (father Charles Barringer); CH Betty Jane, Phyllis Lavonne & Donna Marie (deceased), Marlys Joy; MI United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle; WF Kill-Kare Club; Lifetime resident of Co., WF 49 yrs.; Farm in family about 34 yrs.; CH wed; 4 grandchildren; they own & operate The Redwood Motel & Resort for 20 yrs. Ruthven, Rt. 1.
HERSLEFF, Alan; O; FN 17-C-6; WF Sylvia; CH Cindy, Todd, Kim, Kirby, Perry; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; American Legion; WF works at Berkley's; General farming, corn, beans. Graettinger, Rt. 1.
HERSOM, Franklin L; O; FN 14-V-3; WF Veronica B (father Dolliver Gates): CH Barbara, Gary, Ronald, Donald, Mary, Darrel, MI Catholic at Ayrshire, Altar Society, Catholic Benefit; Farm Bureau; 2nd Vice Pres. Palomino Horse Breeders of America; past Pres. Ia. Palomino Exhibitors Assoc.; Farm in family since 1952; Barn built in 1890's; Ronald goes to N.W. Missouri; Darrel in school; other CH wed; both Mallard Booster Club; General farming, dairying, hogs, horses. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HERSOM, Lester; O; FN 31-Y-3; WF Bernice; MI Methodist ; General farming, dairying, corn, beans, oats. Mallard, Rt. 1.
HESSENIUS, Arnold; O; FN 3-X-1; WF Augustine; CH Manfred, Ingrid, Harry, Frank, Richard, Kenneth; MI Lutheran; Korean Vet; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, oats. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HETRICK, Lawrence; R; FN 23-B-1; WF Helen; CH Audrey, Mary, Lawrence; MI Catholic; Grain farming. Cylinder. 
HETRICK, Lewis; O; FN 27-B-1; WF Ida; CH Donald, Dale, Lawrence; MI Catholic; Grain farming. Cylinder.
HIATT, Viola; O; FN 2-K-4; CH Ivadell, Delond; MI St. Luke's Lutheran at Fairville; Widow of Monte; Lifetime resident of Co., she was born in this home & later returned; Farm in family about 80 yrs.; CH wed; 9 grandchildren; Fairville Creamery & General Store used to be on farm yrs ago; Land farmed by Delond. Cylinder, Rt. 1.
HICKEY, Laurence; O; FN 29-B-1; WF Elizabeth; MI Catholic; WF Democratic Women's Club; Judge James Hickey was his grandfather & his dgtr., Margaret Ann, was 1st white child born in Co; General farming, livestock; O. Bin Supervisor for ASC Office. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HIGGINS, Bernard; O; FN 20-R-2; WF Jeanne; CH Joan, John; MI Catholic; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HIGGINS, Dan; O; FN 21-R-3; WF Anastasia; MI Catholic; Farmers Union; Retired. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HIGGINS, Dick; co-O; FN 33-R-1; WF Patricia; CH Rosemary, Cinda, Richard, Cheryl, MI Catholic; CH in school; General farming. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HIGGINS, Gene; R; FN 28-R-1; WF Frances; CH Tom, Mike, Marsha, Therese; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; American Legion; Farmer's Union; CH school & pre-school; General farming. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HIGGINS, Walter; O; FN 21-R-2; WF Katherine; CH Therese, Bill, Ann, Rita, Joe; MI Catholic; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HIGH, Harold; O; FN 22-J-3; WF Dorothy; CH Carolyn, James; MI Methodist; Land farmed by son-in-law, Robert. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HIGH, Wade P; O; FN 36-R-4; WF Erma (mother Jennie Ludington): CH Donna; MI First Methodist; NFO; Lived in Co. since 1915, WF since 1912; Farm in family since 1885; General farming. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HIGH, Walter; O; FN 19-J-3; WF Monica; CH Paul, John, Jane; MI Catholic; Supervisor Dist. #2; Paul in service, Germany; John works farm with father; Jane in school; General & grain farming, livestock, sheep. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HILL, Leslie L; O; FN 31-R-A;  WF Rose (father T.F. Paden); CH Nancy, Darlene, Daniel, Gloria; MI Sacred Heart Catholic at Ayrshire, Altar Society; Vet World War II; Lifetime residents of Co. ; Farm in family since 1862; CH in school; Nancy & Darlene in 4H; General farming; Works for Critz & Co. Curlew, Rt. 1
HINRICKS, Eugene; O; FN 32-Y-2; N.A. Mallard, Rt. 1
HINSHAW, Marie; MI Methodist; Real Estate broker, Electric Park, Ruthven. 
HITE, Homer R; O; Town; WF Irene D. (father Fred Gustafson); CH Wayne, Charles: MI United Methodist, WF WSCS, Circle; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; Pres. School Board; Lions; Masons, Chamber of Commerce; WF Bowling, Friday Club; Lifetime resident of Co., WF since 1951; Wayne wed; Charles attends Emmetsburg Comm. School; Business purchased in 1929 from Beckman & Schroeder Implement by Ray S. Hite, father; WF bookkeeper at Hite Implement Store; Self-employed, Hite Implement Store. 3004 5th St. - Emmetsburg. 
HOADLEY, Walter; O; FN 36-A-2; WF Alberta; MI Catholic; General & grain farming. Fenton, Rt. 1
HOBART, Burt James; O & R; FN 20-B-1; WF Joyce (father Roy A. Johnson); CH Barbara, Marie, Burt James Jr., Kathleen; MI United Methodist, WF Circle; Farm Bureau; Twsp. Trustee; WF Vernon Volunteer; Neighborhood Birthday Club; both bowling; Lived in Co. & farm in family since 1944; Barbara wed, 4 CH; Marie wed, 3 CH; Burt Jr. works with father; Kathleen works in Fairmont, Minn.; General farming, livestock. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HOBEN, Patrick; O; FN 31-H-1; WF Karol; CH Bradley, Thomas, Kevin, William; MI Catholic; CH school & pre-school; General farming, dairying, corn, beans, oats. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOCH, Nicholas B; O; FN 27-K-2;  WF Maxine C; CH Marilyn, Nicholas Jr., Rosemary, Thomas, Lois, James; MI St. Michael's Catholic Church at Whittemore, WF Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters; Lived in Co. 35 yrs., WF lifetime except about 11 mos.; Marilyn wed, 2 CH; Nicholas Jr. wed, 2 CH; Rosemary works at Algona; Thomas in Army; Lois attends Emmetsburg Jr. College; James in school, 4H, basketball, track; Farm in family since homestead; WF works at St. Ann's Hospital, Algona; Rents land out; Works for Palo Alto County. Rodman, Rt. 1
HOFFERT, Carl; O; FN 22-H-1; WF Ella; CH Coryina, Cacynthia, Wanda, Carol, Delmar, Ray; MI Lutheran; Vet World War I; Delmar in Army 1966-68; Ray in Navy; General farming, dairying, poultry. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOFFMAN, John H; O; FN 15-C-2; WF Rose Marie (father Conrad Tiefenthaler); CH Dale, Janet, Linda, Ronda; MI Immaculate Conception Catholic, WF Rosary Society; Vet World War II; Farm Bureau; 4H Leader; Farm in family & lived in Co. since 1954; Dale attends ISU at Ames; other CH school & pre-school; Janet in 4H; General farming, livestock. Graettinger, Rt. 2.
HOFFMAN, Lambert J; O & R; FN 15-C-3; WF Marjorie C. (father Joseph Berger); CH Jane, Mary Kay, LuVern, Darrell, Douglas, Dean, Carol, Daniel; MI Immaculate Conception Catholic, WF Rosary Society, CDA; Korean Vet; Lived in Co. & farm in family since 1954; CH school & pre-school; LuVern in 4H; Mary band, American Legion; General farming, livestock; Works at Morrell's at Estherville. Graettinger, Rt. 2.
HOFFMAN, Louis W; O & R; FN 36-C-1; WF Joanne C (father Joseph Greving); CH Ronald, Lawrence; MI St. Thomas Catholic, WF Ladies Aid; Lived in Co. & owned farm since 1948; CH wed; 4 grandchildren; General farming, livestock. Emmetsburg, Rt. 2.
HOFFMAN, Ronald; R; FN 29-H-3; WF Marjorie; CH Laurie, Michael, Scott, Steven; MI Catholic; CH preschool; General farming, dairying, hogs, poultry. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOLLAND, Jerry; T; FN 17-H-2; WF Maye Elaine; MI Catholic, WF Methodist; Farm Bureau; Jr. Chamber of Commerce; Hog buyer for Armour & Co. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOLMGREN, Iver; Town; WF Clara; MI Lutheran; Vet World War II; American Legion; WF Auxiliary; Lions Club; Chamber of Commerce; Store in Holmgren family since 1935 & weekly paper 2-1/2 yrs.; Both own & operate H & H Store; He is the editor of Zip Code 51358 - Weekly Paper. Ruthven, Box 218.
HONKOMP, Robert; T; FN 8-G-A; WF Charlotte (father Fred VerSchoor): CH Michael; MI Sacred Heart Cathoolic, WF Guild; Lions Club; CH pre-school; Mgr. Farmers Coop Elevator Co. Ruthven Rt. 1.
HOOD, Joe; R; FN 8-X-4; WF Pearl; CH Jolene; MI Catholic; Navy; General farming, corn, beans.. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HORNER, Derle "Jim"; FN 9-P-1; N.A. Emmetsburg.
HORST, Leighton; T; FN 32-F-1; WF Wanda; CH Galen, Susan, Leah, Jeanette, Jessica; MI Lutheran; Retired from Navy after 20 yrs; Works at Morton's at Spencer. Ruthven, Rt. 1
HOSKINS, Blaine; R; FN 27-L-2; WF Betty; CH James, Terry, Craig, Mary Jane, Thomas, William; MI Catholic; Vet World War II; American Legion Commander; Farmers Union; James attends Air Force Academy; other CH in school; WF Secy at West Bend Comm. School; General farming, hogs,. West Bend. Rt. 2.
HOUGH, Arthur; R; FN 6-Z-1; MI Laborer. Rodman, Box91.
HOUGH, Lawrence W; O & R; FN 16-H-1; WF Betty J (father L.F. Fay); CH Jeanette, James, John; MI United Methodist, Official Board, WF WSCS, Circle; Vet World War II; Farmers Union; Masons; American Legion; Lifetime residents of Co.; Owned farm since 1956; Jeanette attends Morning Side, Sioux  City; James attends ISU, Ames; John in school; General farming, livestock. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOUGH, Richard; R; FN 36-X-1; WF Patricia; CH Joyce, Judith, Daniel, Janet, Doline; MI Methodist; CH in school; Hogs, sheep; Works for Mallard Produce. Mallard, Rt. 1. 
HOVENDEN, Lewis F: "Red"; T; FN 29-H-2; Lived in Co & on this place since 1942; Farm laborer; Semi-retired. Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOVINGA, Darrell W; O & R; FN 24-V-2; WF Ruth (father Guy Williams); CH Jerry, Judie, Joyce, Roger, Jane; MI Church of the Brethren, Trustee, WF Ladies Aid; Army; Farm Bureau; Lifetime residents of Co.; Owned farm 3 yrs; CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock, corn, beans, oats. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HOWARD, Elsie; Co-O; PH 8-R-1;  Vera Booth other member of household; First Methodist, both Ladies Aid; Both lifetime residents of Co.; General farming, Emmetsburg, Rt. 1.
HOWARD, Mary; O. FN 27-P-1; Widow of Virgil; CH 9; MI Trinity Episcopal at Emmetsburg; Vet World War II (John); Jerald Korean War Vet; John & Jerald rent & farm the land; Farm in family 41 yrs, since 1927; General farming, livestock. Mallard, Rt. 2
HUBBELING, John U; R; FN 24-T-4; WF JoAnn; CH Steven, Michael, Susan, Sally, Daniel, Linda; MI Baptist at Curlew; Korean Vet; American Legion; Farm in family sine 1890s; CH school & pre-school; General farming; Teacher at Pomeroy High School. Ayrshire, Rt. 1.
HUDSON, Earl H; O; FN 31-Z-3; WF Stella A (father L.H. Shaw); CH Roger, Raymond, MI Methodist, WSCS; Lived on this farm since 1939; Farm in family since 1895; CH wed; 6 grandchildren. Retired. Rolfe, Rt. 2.
HUGHES, William P; R; FN 6-F-$; WF Bernadette R (father Charles Nolan); CH Vincent, John, Richard, James, Francis, Cecelia, William Jr., Theresa, Mary, Terril, Robert; MI Immaculate Conception Catholic, WF Rosary Society; Lifetime residents of Co. Rented this farm since 1955; Vincent works at Graettinger Creamery; John at General Mills, Mpls; Richard at Morrell's; James in Army; Francis lives at home, farms with father; Cecelia works at Berkley's; other CH in school; General farming, livestock, dairying, corn, beans. Terril, Rt. 1.
HUNGATE, Donald; T; FN 4-A-1; WF Eleanor; CH Julie, James; MI Presbyterian; Vet World War II; WF works at Ben Franklin Store; General & grain farming, livestock. Ringsted, Rt. 2, Box 64.
HURD, Edward: O & R; FN 15-C-1; WF Theda; CH Edward, Deeann, Curtis; MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; Edward L in Air Force; General farming, livestock, dairying. Graettinger, Rt. 2.
HURLEY, Donald; O; FN 11-X-3; WF Ann; CH Cindy, Susan, Ricky; MI Methodist at Mallard, Board of Trustees, WF WSCS, Don in Methodist Men; Extension Council; Co. Beef Assoc.; Square Dance Club; Lifetime resident of Co.; Farm in family since 1957; CH school & pre-school; General farming, livestock. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HURLEY, Eldon; O & R; FN 29-X-1; WF Carol; CH David, Daniel; MI Methodist; Army; CH pre-school; General farming, livestock, dairying, corn, beans. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HURLEY, Zelda; O; FN 20-X-2; MI Methodist; Farm in family since 1945 when her husband, Floyd, bought it. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HUSKAMP, Eugene; O/ FN 12-A-4; WF Ardis; CH Trudy; MI General & grain farming, livestock. Ringsted, Rt. 2.
HUSKAMP, Robert; O; FN 11-A-1; WF Laura; CH Patricia, Paul, Randall, John, David, Steven; MI Lutheran; Farm Bureau; CH in school; General & grain farming, dairying, hogs. Ringsted, Rt. 2
HYNES, Harold C; O & R; FN 32-F-2; WF Grace C. (father J.C. King); CH Ardiss, Carol, Sharon; MI Methodist; Farm Bureau; WSCS; Farm in family since 1919; CH wed; General farming Ruthen, Rt. 1
HYNES, James; T; FN 7-X-4; WF Patricia; CH Kelly, Michael, Susan; MI Catholic; CH school & pre-school; Works for Critz Co. Curlew, Rt. 1.
HYNES, Raymond; O; FN 5-T-1; WF Hazel; CH Georgia; MI Catholic; CH in school; General farming, hogs. Ruthven, Rt. 2.

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