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Westover, Ruth, 1910- / The Waukau Methodists, 1867-1986

Memorials,   pp. 45-46 ff.

Page 45

 Research into church history in 1946 resulted in letters from the late Mrs.
Carrie Thrall Perkins, Mrs. Lula Thrall Theiker, Mrs. Laura Brush Hale, Mr.
Merwin W. Smith, Mrs. Margaret Sutherland, and Mrs. DeLafayette Judson. 
Also, consulted were diaries of Arthur Percival Foote, memoirs of Charles
Kramer, Harney's history of WinnebagoCounty, Omro Herald articles by Mrs.
Ada Moran, the Waukau Ladies Aid Society minutes kept by Mrs. Julia Reynolds,
and church and conference records from the Rev. Arthur North.
 In Waukau's centennial year, 1946, there were also interviews with persons
now deceased to aid in writing an historical pageant.  These persons were:
 Mrs. Olive Hall Diley, Mrs. Eva Westover Diley, Mr. Charles Steele, Mrs.
Grace Palfrey, Mrs. Julia Thrall Hinderman, Mr. and Mrs. William Kaiser,
Mrs. Josie Ream, Mrs. Jennie Nelson Steele, Mr. Theron Shove, Miss Freda
Shove, Mrs. Maggie Tice-Hotchkiss, Mrs. Mamie Merrill Fisher, Mrs. Nell Webster
Hyslop, Mr. Earl Thrall, Mrs. Sarah Perkins Westover, Mr. Daniel Wright,
Mrs. Ida Deyoe Horne Merrill, Mrs. Eliza Judson Searles, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Gay, Mr. Earl Ballis, Mr. William Merrill and Mrs. Lillian Jannusch.
 Recent help came from the Rev. Ann V. Schaal, the Rev. W. Dan Rushing, Mr.
and Mrs. Ellis Hemp, Mrs. Bonnie Wiley Paulson, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Jannusch,
Mr. Hubert Hoeft, Mrs. Cheri Haynes, and Mrs. Mary Schroeder, archivist at
Sun Prairie.

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