BioA: Noah, Emil (50th - 1975)

Contact: Allan Wessel

----Source: Received from Mrs. Lorraine Allchin, California.


On Saturday, Aug. 23, 1975 Mr. and Mrs. Emil Noah of Route 2, Greenwood celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary at the Greenwood American Legion Hall. They were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Braun on Dec. 17, 1925 by the Rev. Otto Vriesen.

Mr. Noah, the son of Adolph and Louisa, nee Hochle, Noah was born in the town of Mead, Clark County on May 1, 1897. He resided on this farm until his retirement six years ago, except while in service in World War I. He attended Benjamin School and later was a member of the school board for several years, was chairman of the Town of Mead for 20 years, was president of the West Side Telephone Co., until it was sold, a charter member and former vice president of the Warner Mutual Town Fire Insurance Co. and is also a member of the American Legion Post.

Mrs. Noah (Marianna, nee Braun) is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Braun. She was born in the town of Reseberg, Clark Co., the 28th of (Copy was cut off)

Settlement School and in 1919 moved to Greenwood with her parents and attended the Greenwood High School from which she graduated in 1923, attended Wisconsin Business University at LaCrosse, and later was employed in Milwaukee. She was a 4-H leader for 13 years, a member of the West Side Homemakers for nearly 40 years, and still has crafts as a hobby, mainly the piecing of quilt tops.

Mr. and Mrs. Noah are both members of Immanuel United Church of Christ, where Mr. Noah was a consistory member for many years, and Mrs. Noah served as president and sunshine secretary for several years on the Guild.

They are the parents of ten children, Frederick, Hawthorne, Ca., Norman, Occonto, Wis., Mrs. Orville (Evelyn) Hoffman, Milwaukee, Mrs. Wilton (Bernelda) Karlen, Owen, Herbert, Greenwood, Mrs. Robert (Arvilla) Blunck Union Grove Wis., (Copy was cut off)

children and 3 great-grandchildren. All the children and grandchildren except one plus the three great-grandchildren were present for the occasion.

Mr. and Mrs. Noah were greeted by about 190 guests, many from out of town.

They received many beautiful gifts including a money tree from the grandchildren, beautiful floral bouquets, and congratulation cards and cash with best wishes.



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