German Visitors in Breda over Easter

The Breda News, April 9, 1975

Antonius Finke of Borken, West Germany [son of Bernard Finke, grandson of Maria Bernardine Nieland] and Manfred Belok of Muenster, West Germany, arrived in the Breda area March 28. They accompanied Sister Pauline Wittry from Chicago. While here they were David Nieland's guests in the Louis Nieland home.

They were dinner guests of the following: Mr. and Mrs. Julius Boes; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nieland; Mrs. Anna Wittry; Mary Nieland; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nieland; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Nieland and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Huegerich.

They also visited the following homes on different occasions: Roger Nielands, Paul Nielands, Ben Nielands, Bill Boes, Leo Buelts, and Fr. J. Charles Yetmar, all of Breda; The John Nieland home in Auburn. In Carroll they visited with Will Nieland, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hackfort, Mrs. Art Minnich, John Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Balk, Joe Gronstal, Robert Bruner and Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Hannasch. They were guests of Bob Blincow at St. Anthony Regional Hospital.

Antonius is a cousin of the Nieland-Boes families. The men are students at the University of Muenster in Muenster, Germany.

They left last Wednesday with Sister Pauline. They drove to LaCrosse, Wis., then on to Chicago.

LEFT: Antonius Finke and friend.
RIGHT: Front row - Luann Nieland, Tillie (Mrs. Herman) Nieland, Anna Nieland Wittry. Back row - Herman Nieland, Antonius Finke, friend of Antonius
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