BioA: Winchell, Mr./Mrs. Del (50th - 1957)
Surnames: Winchell, Krackenberger, Schraufnagel, Heier, Wilke,
Lang, Koerner, Lulloff, Hagelmeier, Kayhart, Will, Bremer
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 04/11/1957
Winchell, Mr./Mrs. Del (50th
Anniv. - 6 Apr. 1957)
Mr. and Mrs. Del Winchell held open
house, Saturday, at the Legion club house, Dorchester, in
observance of their golden wedding anniversary. About 200 guests
were served supper, enjoyed visiting and card playing and a
midnight lunch. The honored couple received many beautiful gifts in
remembrance of the occasion.
Relatives and friends attending came from
Chicago, Minneapolis, Stevens Point, Westboro, Medford,
Stetsonville, Dorchester, Colby, Merrill, Milwaukee, and
Mr. and Mrs. Winchell are natives of
Dorchester and attended the Dorchester school. Mr. Winchell was
born on his father’s homestead, two miles north and
one-fourth mile west of the St. Louis Catholic church corner, Aug.
28, 1885. Mrs. Winchell, the former Clara Krackenberger, was born
at Dorchester, Feb. 15, 1888.
After their marriage, April 3, 1907, they
lived on the homestead for 39 years. They bought the former Chris
Bremer farm in the town of Mayville and lived there about two
years, then sold it to Emil Schraufnagel and moved to
They have five children, 16 grand
children and 20 great grand children. All the children and their
families attended the celebration. They are Mr. and Mrs. Donovan
Winchell and three daughters, of Oak Lawn, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack
(Eunice) Heier and five children, Medford; Mr. and Mrs. Max (Verna)
Wilke and five children and Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Nora) Lang and two
daughters, of rural Dorchester; and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Winchell
and daughter, of Dorchester.
Mrs. Winchell has two brothers, George
Krackenberger, Medford; and Ray, Dorchester; and two sisters, Mrs.
William Koerner, Lake Geneva; Mrs. O. H. Lulloff, Kennewick, Wash.;
and Mrs. Frank Hagelmeier, Medford.
Mr. Winchell has a brother, Joel, of Dorchester, and two sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Kayhart, Green Bay; and Mrs. Herman Will, Calumet, Minn.
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