BioA: Andersen, Mr./Mrs. Charles (Gold Anniv-1955)
Contact: Janet Rogalski
Surnames: ANDERSEN CHRISTENSEN MILLER
----Source: Stark Family Album
Andersen, Mr./Mrs. Charles (Gold Anniv-9 NOV 1955)
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Andersen celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary Tuesday evening, Nov. 29, 1955 at their home.
The couple was remembered by friends and relatives the previous Sunday when special services were held at Nazareth Danish Lutheran Church with Reverends W. Clayton Nielsen and J. L. J. Dixen officiating. Later a dinner was served in the Assembly Hall, followed by a program and a supper in the evening.
Charlie Andersen and the former Margaret Miller were married on Nov. 29, 1905, in a ceremony performed at the Jens Miller farm in the town of Hixon, Clark County, Wis. Shortly after their marriage the couple moved to a farm four miles north of Withee, where they resided for 12 years prior to moving back to the Jens Miller farm. Then for 19 years the couple operated a 40 acre farm located one-half mile north and one-half mile west of the Frenchtown school., living her until their retirement five years ago, when they moved to their present home in Withee.
Of the many guests they received at the "open house" program, only two of them, Clara Christensen and Mrs. H. P. Hansen were present at the wedding ceremony 50 years ago.
The couple has two children, one daughter, Mrs. Andrew (Elenora) Christensen, Withee, and one son, Edward, also of Withee, and three grandchildren, Charlie, Edith and Lee Christensen.
Among the out of town guests attending the "open house" ceremonies were Mr. and Mrs. Christ Westergaard, Alfred Miller and daughter, Margaret, Mr. and Mrs. Egra Miller, Mrs. Hans Egede, Mr. and Mrs. Sophus Christensen, Hampton, Iowa; Mrs. Meta Lund, Des Moines, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Hagedorn, Chicago, Ill.; Miss Ola Jerry, Terre Haute, Ind.; Miss Caroline Miller, Oregon, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Andersen, Mr. and Mrs. John Andersen, Karl Andersen, Lake Mills, Wis.; and Mrs. Ole Andersen, Chippewa Falls.
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