Monday, June 28, 1937

Washed, ironed, patched. Edwin Reheis cut oats here, he bought it from C. Buehler; also cut hay from pap. Uncle Fred was up early, working his corn patch. A fellow here, wanting to buy timber, pap went along out to the woods with him. Levi Gregson stopped told us Uncle Adam passed away at 6:20 this morn; just had stroke & passed out. he was 88 yrs. old in May. We went out this eve. have him already in coffin at the home, never moved him at all; looks so natural & young, quite a few people stopped in. Heyl’s of Waterloo were out, Ed isn’t up yet, coming tomorrow sometime, sent him a telegram. Emil says to close up at 11 o clock, no body stays all nite, just them, at 11 everybody was gone home, just him & girls. Joe & Josie went home to.

Tuesday, June 8, 1937

Washed ironed. Pap painted. The ford agent of Waterloo was here with 1935 Ford coach $450.00. Werner Kammler was around gathering rubbish around town. Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary were up again this afternoon, had horse worked his corn patch; canned pt. cherries. A lady here selling books. Burkhardt was here looked at the horse. Canned 2 qts. beets.

Friday, June 23, 1933

We went & hoed in the corn patch. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up, where here for lunch. It is in the paper today about John Kern shooting Butterweck arm of [sic – off], he is critical condition in hospital. Ed Scheider finished cutting wheat here today.

Friday, June 9, 1933

We canned 4 pints peas, & Aunt Mary 3 pints. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here for lunch, dinner, lunch sewing dresses for her & Rosalia. Papa went down to Armstutz’s got there drag & rolled the corn patch.

Friday, June 12, 1931

It is raining this morning a little.  Bertille went to church.  This afternoon we all went out to Henry’s & helped him hoe weeds out of the corn patch, we had lunch there.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary where here this evening.  Rosalia & Bertille went to church.

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