BioA: Feala, Mr./Mrs. Ed (50th - 1953)
Surnames: Feala, Schulz, Picha, Fleming, Sorenson, Heindl, Banditt
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/10/1953
Feala, Mr./Mrs. Ed (50th
Anniv. - 8 Sept. 1953)
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Feala celebrated their
golden wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The festivities
began with a high mass at 9:00 o’clock at St. Bernard’s
Catholic church, before which the honored couple repeated their
marriage vows. The Rev. Raymond Schulz officiated at the
Dinner, served at noon at the home, was
attended by the four children of Mr. and Mrs. Feala, and their
families. A large gold cake, beautifully decorated, served as the
centerpiece at the table. Baskets of deep, yellow gladioli were
used in the church and home decorations.
For the occasion, Mrs. Feala wore a blue
dress with an orchid corsage pinned to the shoulder.
In the evening, friends and neighbors
came to give them an old fashioned charivari.
Mrs. Feala was born Christine Picha June
29, 1880, in Manistique, Mich. When she was six years old, her
parents moved to a farm in the town of Holton.
Mr. Feala was born in Milwaukee, Dec. 26,
1879. His parents moved to a farm, also in the town of Holton, when
he was about two years old.
These two young people were married at
St. Louis’ Catholic church, at Dorchester, Sept. 8, 1903. For
two years they lived on a farm in the town of Holton, now owned by
Nic Heindl. During this time they built the house in Abbotsford,
just north of the Leo Banditt home, on Second Street. They resided
there about 25 years and then purchased the 15-acre property in the
town of Holton, which borders the east limits of the Village of
Mr. Feala was a farmer, tiler, carpenter,
machinist, and car repair man.
The children attending the golden wedding
celebration were: Mr. and Mrs. David Feala and sons, David, Robert,
Russell, and Christofer, of Detroit, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. William
(Leone) Fleming and children, William, Judith, and the twins, David
and Daniel, of Evanston, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy)
Sorenson, and children, Betty, Carol, and Mary, of Clio, Mich.; and
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Feala and daughters, Karen and Patricia, of
Two of the 15 grand children were unable
to attend: James Sorenson, in the Air Force in Labrador, and Eugene
Sorenson, Flint, Mich.
Mrs, Feala, one of a family of five children, has no sisters or brothers living. Mr. Feala has one brother, John, in Chicago, a sister, Mrs. Annie Flynn, in Ashland, and two sisters, *** Note: The rest of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.
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