Ostrom Photos Identified Through
Area Newspapers - 2017

Unidentified Ostrom photos were first published in area newspapers in January 2006. 

Subscribers are asked to provide identifications to the Sibley County Historical Society.  Many photos have been identified through the newspapers.

We enthusiastically thank all newspapers participating in this project!

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Gaylord Hub

Lafayette-Nicollet Ledger

Standard-Gazette and Messenger (Gibbon & Fairfax)

Winthrop News

 

Twenty-two (22) photos were identified in 2017

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)

 

Marie Volz & Carl Malmberg, 1940

N-463 Identified by Daughter Marjorie Bieraugel (Oregon), Grandson Paul Bieraugel (San Diego), and Jenny Lindquist

Helen Tullgren, Joanne Huffman, and Ann Felter

1959 Confirmation Class,

Robert W. Simpson, Minister

Faith United Church, Winthrop

N-461 Identified by Diane (Huffman) Lang and Rodney Lind (Gaylord)

Hertha Schuett & Kenneth Krueger, 1944

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Brownton


N-460 Identified by Irene Leske

Lois Spoor married Orrie Volinkaty, 1963

Attendants: Joyce Spoor and Duwayne Martin


N-459 Identified by Sam Shult (Winthrop)

Leona, Leo, Harold, & Lorine Klement
c. early 1940s

Children of Bill Klement & Katherine Walter


N-458 Identified by Allan Klement (son of Harold), Lorraine Petersen Steeber (Illinois), and Mary Eckert Ludowese (Hutchinson)


Roy Al Johnson & Jerry (Geraldine) Swenson

Married 1941


N-456 Identified by daughter Karen Arlandson (Rosemount) and Ethel Lund (Lilydale, MN)

Delpha Weissenborn & Wilbur "Sonny" Lund

Married 1941

Lafayette First Lutheran Church, Lafayette, MN


N-454 Identified by niece Caren Grotberg (Belle Plaine), niece Becky Briggs (Eagan, MN) and sister-in-law Ethel Lund (Lilydale, MN)

Alex and Sophia (Martin) Gorr

50th Wedding Anniversary

Married 1919, Winthrop

N-453 Identified by granddaughter LeAnn Werner (Winthrop) & Nephew Sam Shult

Alvin & Donnabell Nelson children - Garrett, Scott, Jill, Holly, Susette, Candice, and Lance

N-452 Identified by their mother Donnabell Messner Nelson (Winthrop)

Frank & Theresa Wolterman Family (Fairfax)

Daughters: Clarece, Jeanette, Shirley, Maribeth, Rosemary, Marilyn, Muriel, Joleen

Sons: Gerald, Duane, Stanley

1964

N-451 Identified by daughter Marilyn (Fairfax) & son Gerald (Charles City, Iowa)

Harold Woods Jr., Barbara Woods Wittenberg, baby Gina Wittenberg, Maud McGee, and Harold Woods, Sr.

N-449 Identified by Marlys Woods Schuette

1965 Confirmation Class
United Methodist Church, Winthrop

Front: Loren Haus, Joleen Hall, Glenda Totman, Janice Hall, Pam Brethorst, unknown

Back: Barbara Haus, Mike Brigger, Rev. Wesley Pope, Tom Woods, Jeanette Gustafson

N-447 Identified by Janice Hall (Hutchinson)

William Stark and Susanna (Baumgarten) Stark

Married 1919

N-445 Identified by Irene Leske

Proprietor Clifford Guggisberg (left) with employee Richard Schmidt (right)

Standard Station, Winthrop

c. 1965

N-439 Identified by Janet Steffl, sister of Clifford (New Ulm)

Center: Groom Orlow Bening & Bride Beverly Jans

Left: Lyle Kleist     Right: Mary Fries

c. 1956

N-427 Identified at 2017 Sibley County Fair

Isaac (Harry) & Esther Hall family

Front: Isaac, Ardyce, & Esther

Back: Stanley, David, Ellsworth, & Florence

Winthrop, MN

c. 1938

S-397 Identified by Janice Hall (Hutchinson), daughter of David

Geraldine Bents and Bernard Scheer

Gaylord

c. 1946

N-342 Identified at 2017 Sibley County Fair

Bride: Roberta Hagg
Groom: Eugene Sander

Attendants: Still remain unidentified

March, 1956

S-339 Identified by Rosie Arhart (Winthrop)

Elva (Stuber) Bethke with son Greg

Morton, MN

c. 1953

N-302 Identified by Diane Fredin (Winthrop) at 2017 Sibley County Fair

Elaine Stresemann, Donna Anderson, Norville Stuber, & LeRoy Stuber

March 1953

N-294 Identified by Donna (Winthrop)

Marjorie Lindstrand and Ralph Duenow

Winthrop

c. 1953

N-279 Identified by Doris Martens (Gaylord)

Zitella Widel and Bennie Neubarth

Winthrop

c. 1933

N-274 Identified by Ron Hoppe (Winthrop) at 2017 Sibley County Fair

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