Vo1.3 No.33 Sept.3, 1969 Grace Potts, Editor
Another Labor Day holiday weekend has come and gone and some Keenerites
spent the time in distant places. Mary Allan traveled all the way to Cape
Coral, Florida to visit her parents, and Carole Wiedeman and family relaxed
in East Tawas. From other reports, the rest of the Keener gang attended
parties, relaxed in their back yards, or cut grass, sprayed bugs off rose
bushes or watered their lawns.
Vince Smith has acquired all the latter items mentioned above since he is
now the proud owner of a new home on Outer Drive in Detroit - complete with
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Huse who celebrated their 25th wedding
Mary Keem's dog Maggie is an item in our DID YOU KNOW department - Maggie
eats corn on the cob and "cleans it up better than humans" if you hold it
for her! And that's pretty good for a pooch that's about 14 years old.
Greg Surma, a part-time engineer, and his cousin entered a 10' x 12' fruit
display in the Michigan State Fair competition this year and took second
place. Greg was a little disappointed because their efforts garnered first
place last year.
Frank Maruca's holiday weekend was marred a little. While in the process of
washing his car, he caught his hand on a loose piece of the molding and cut
it quite badly.
Keener Anniversaries in September: Don Wagner, September 1, 1953; Mark
Allen, September 3, 1968; Martin Bufalini, September II, 1968: and Carole
Wiedeman, September 23, 1963.
Barbara Williams gets a Keener Gold Star this week. She's resisted the
temptation to smoke for almost three weeks. and has the white knuckles to
Judy Ponds is on vacation this week, relaxing in and around town.
The class reunion that Jerry Martin attended recently while on vacation in
Minnesota turned out pleasantly with the receipt of three 'awards.' He was
the one who traveled the greatest distance, had the most youthful
appearance, and also won the door prize.
Saturday will be a big event in the life of Mary Desentz when she plays the
role of the mother of the bride at her daughter's wedding.
Last Tuesday Mark Allen, in competition with 15 or 20 other local radio and
TV announcers, won the chance to do TV commercials for a J. L. Hudson
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, September 7, 1969 is "The Plastic
Bubble" - concerning the attempts to develop new safety features for today's