BioA: Kauffman, Mr./Mrs. Wesley (60th - 1954)
Surnames: Kauffman, Olson, Jensen, Gurney, Fleischman, Van Sleet, Frome, Kilty, Fosnow, Henthorne, Bolint
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 10/07/1954
Kauffman, Mr./Mrs. Wesley
(60th Anniv. - 4 Oct. 1954)
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Kauffman were married
60 years Oct. 4. On Saturday, the occasion was celebrated when the
children and other relatives were here for open house. Friends
called during the afternoon and evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Kauffman received many
lovely gifts and cards. There were two large wedding cakes,
gladioli, carnations, and potted mums. Mrs. Elmer Jensen and Mrs.
Dorothy Olson, of Unity, sang several selections and Mrs. Jensen
gave a prayer.
For the occasion, Mrs. Kauffman was
presented with a corsage of pink carnations by her children and Mr.
Kauffman had a boutonniere.
They were married Oct. 4, 1894, in the
town of Akau, Richland county, and have been residents of Clark
county since 1905.
Their five children were here for the
celebration: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kauffman, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Kauffman, Unity; Mr. and Mrs. George (Alma) Gurney,
Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Don Kauffman and Mr. and Mrs. Joe (Elsie)
Fleischman, Abbotsford. Mrs. Kauffman, one of a family of 12
children, has one sister and one brother living. Mr. Kauffman is
the last of his family.
Of their 17 grand children, those present
included Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Van Sleet and Allan Kauffman,
Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Frome, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Donald
Kilty and family and Bobby Kauffman, Unity. There are 14 great
Mrs. Mabel Fosnow, Minneapolis, and two nieces of Mrs. Kauffman, Mrs. Henry Henthorne, Soldiers Grove, and Mr. and Mrs. John Bolint, Hillsboro, also attended the celebration.
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