Peace Evangelical & Reformed Church

The Friendly Visitor


Peace Evangelical & Reformed Church


C. E. GABLER, Pastor

August 29, 1943 10:45 A.M. WORSHIP SERVICE


Rodney Allen Ott, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Ott of Hutchinson, Kan. was layed to rest in the Walnut Cemetery yesterday afternoon (Sat. Aug. 28).

Funeral services were held in the Mrs. Dora Ott residence at 2 P.M., Rev. C. E. Gabler officiating.

Surviving Rodney Allen who mourn his early death are his dear parents; two sisters Alice and Karen; his grandmother Mrs. Dora Ott; his uncle Harold Ott of Denver, Colo.; other relatives and friends of the family.

May the comforting spirit of the loving Master accompany those who have been led through the dark vale of sorrow and guide them upon their future pathway.

Memorial Service


Pvt. John C. Sharp

The American Legion, Walnut Post No. 422, will conduct memorial services for Pvt. John Calvin Sharp at the Walnut High School Auditorium this (Sun.) afternoon at 2:30 P.M.

Pvt. Sharp lost his life on Sunday August 8, 1943 by drowning in the Colorado River near Needles, Cal. where he was in training.  Full military honors were accorded him in his burial on Monday, Aug. 16.

The memorial services are open to the public and will begin at 2:30 P.M.  There will be no admittance to the service after 2:30.

Members of the local order of the Masonic Lodge will attend in a body.  Local citizens are invited to pay their tribute by attending this service.


Scholastic activities will be resumed at the Walnut Public School tomorrow morning. (Monday, Aug. 30).


D. D. Fellows – Superintendent; Manual Training, Government and Sociology.

Mrs. Clara Kreis – Principal; English

Evelyn Trennt – Mathematics

Mrs. Esther Loder – Homemaking

Mrs. Ruby Gose – Commercial

Ada Zimmerman – Normal Training

Mrs. Joe Bigelow – Vocal music

Arno Husten – Instrumental music

Mrs. Bessie Buck – 7th & 8th Grades

Bertha Andersen – 5th & 6th Grades

Marymargaret Higgins – 3rd & 4th Grades

Roberta Robinson – 1st & 2nd Grades


The Koehrsen Clover Farm Store and the Hoffmann Hardware Store have combined their stock and now continue to serve the community under the name of Hoffmann and Koehrsen Hardware and Groceries.

Both firms which have in the past conducted business in a way which is complimentary to a community assure their customers the same high quality service and merchandise in the future.