BioA: Boss, Mr./Mrs. Walter (Gold –1962)


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Surnames: Boss, Schulz, Thieme, Miller, Lietzow, Schefshik, Meyers, Olson, Justice


----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/04/1962


Boss, Mr./Mrs. Walter (Gold - 28 SEP 1962)


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boss of route 1, Abbotsford, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 30, 1962, with an open house at the Abbotsford Village Hall from 2 to 4 p.m.


They were married Sept. 28, 1912, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Glenzer, at Dorchester by the Rev. W.W. Krueger of the then Evangelical Salem Church.


At the open house, the Rev. F. H. Sprengler of Christ Lutheran Church, of which Mr. Boss is a member, spoke briefly and gave a prayer at the lunch.


Mrs. Boss is a member of the United Brethren Church, Dorchester, formerly the Evangelical Salem Church.


For the occasion, Mrs. Boss wore a corsage of white chrysanthemums and yellow roses and Mr. Boss a white carnation boutonniere.


Mr. Boss is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry boss and was born in Milwaukee July 7, 1886.  He received his education in the town of Holton schools and is a skilled lumberman and farmer.  He is still farming the home farm, which he began operating 50 years ago.


Mrs. Boss was born in Dorchester Oct. 31, 1892 and attended school there.  Her hobbies include sewing and crocheting, and both enjoy good health.


The four wedding attendants are all living and three of them were able to attend: Mrs. Emma (Thieme?) Schulz, Abbotsford; Mrs. Fred (Miller) Lietzow, Dorchester; and Joseph Schefshik, Chippewa Falls.  Herbert Boss of Mesa, Ariz., a brother of Mr. Boss, was unable to attend.


Ten children were born to the couple: Ernest of Abbotsford, Earl and Robert, Colby; Vernon, Curtiss; Victor, Grass Valley, Calif.; Mrs. Herbert (Lenore) Meyers, Curtiss; Mrs. Violet Olson, san Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Ruth Justice, Cupertino, Calif.  Two sons are dead, Lawrence died Nov. 4, 1917 and Bernard was an aviator who died Sept. 20, 1940 during World War II.


They also have 25 grandchildren.


All the children were home for the occasion except Victor and Violet.



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