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Flash From The Past - 1951


Oconto County Reporter
January 18, 1951
contributed by; Richard Labrosse

Army Nurse 1st Lt. Olive Rockaband of South Bay Shore Drive in Oconto, is now serving with the 1st Mobile Surgical hospital, General Almond's X Corps in Korea.

Mrs C E Wilcox has retired after 26 years as sales lady at the Suring Mercantile Conpany.



Oconto County Reporter
July 19, 1951
contributed by; Richard Labrosse

Miss Beatrice Rhode and Billy Schmidt narrowly escaped serious injury when the motor on the boat burst into flames and later the explosion of the gasoline tank.

Mr. and Mrs. Art Alsteen celebrated their silver wedding anniversary July 8 with four generations present on both sides of the family.

Seventy-three attended the reunion at the Frederick S Tengel home in honor of Mrs. Henry Sauter, the former Louise Stengel of Los Angeles, California.

William Couillard was installed as noble grand of the Oconto Odd Fellow Lodge.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yoap celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary at a gathering at Hartwig’s pavilion.


Oconto Falls Times Herald
December 13, 1951
contributed by; Richard Labrosse

Earl Boldt was elected Head of the Masonic Lodge for 1952

Mrs. Blanch J. Jarvey recently was awarded a silver star medal awarded posthumously to her husband Roland J. Jarvey, Killed in Korea.

John P. Anderson, former agriculture teacher here for many years, was killed in an automobile accident in lower Michigan.



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