Claus’s Angel

Since today is exactly one month away from Christmas Day, you might look at today’s title and think that this will be some sort of post with a Christmas theme, but that is not the case.  What we have today is a young German Lutheran woman whose first name was Engel, which gets translated as … More Claus’s Angel

Farrar Fastballs

September 29, 1935 was the day that Hilda Detjen married Walter Luehrs at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri.  This marriage drew my attention because when I attended Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska, there were two young men attending there from Perry County, one of them named Gerald Luehrs, and the other named Dean … More Farrar Fastballs