Pioneers of Yesterday
Started bowling in 1925 at St. Matthews and
continued bowling for 50 years. Charter member of Minnesota WBA since 1947. Also charter
member of St. Paul 600 Club. Bowled in every City and State tournament until 1975, having
won the following championship: St. Paul City singles with 637 in 1951-52, shared City
doubles title with Lucille Foreseen in 1942-43, also again with Ann Damsgard in 1967-68.
Won several titles in the Red River Valley tournament. Attended many WIBC tournaments.
High series of 662, high game of 259, high average of 172, and has many 600 series. Jo and
her husband Larry were instrumental in organizing the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner.
Together they promoted bowling and sponsored many bowling teams. Bowled for Schmidt's Beer
for over twenty years.
Last Updated : Jan-01-2013