Family Dinner In Osceola

On vacation from St. Paul in Osceola on Sunday, July 13, 1941, Dale wrote, “Had a family dinner at the folks for Don and Ethel.  Fine cool day.  Perfect.  We drove out to Gerald’s after a chicken.  Stayed all night at Louie’s.”

The ‘folks’ were Jettie and Williams Gardner, Dale’s parents, who lived on a farm near Osceola.  Don Matheny was a son of Fred Matheny and Elsie Gardner, an aunt of Dale’s, and Ethel was his wife.  Gerald Schaffer and Louie Schaffer were two of Helen’s brothers; both also lived on farms

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