BioA: Davel, Mr./Mrs. Albert (60th - 1962)


Surnames: Davel, Babb, Phair

----- Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/09/1962

----- Davel, Mr./Mrs. Albert (60th - 8 OCT 1962)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Davel, who have been married since October 8, 1902, celebrated their diamond jubilee Sunday with all their eleven children attending except one daughter.

The couple was honored at the 10 a.m. High Mass at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, for which Rev. Norbert E. King officiated. The altar boys were their grandchildren, Timothy, John and Patrick Phair of Oshkosh, and Peter Davel of Loyal. Lector was Michael Phair, a student at St. Henry's Seminary at Belleville, Ill.

Following the Mass a dinner was served in the church a hall to approximately seventy members of the family. A supper was also served there. Mixed summer flowers decorated the tables, as on the church altar.

Mrs. Davel was presented with a corsage of gold throated white orchids with diamond brilliants while Mr. Davel wore a white carnations boutonniere.

This was the first time since the Davel's golden wedding anniversary that the family has had a reunion. A daughter, Mrs. James (Kathry) Babb of Long Island, N.Y., was unable to attend.

Mr. Davel was born Oct. 31, 1874 in Germany and is now 87 years old. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. John Davel. He was educated in the Spencer schools and lived in the Loyal (Clark Co., Wis. And Spencer areas before his married at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Loyal, in 1902. He started the Davel store in 1907, which is presently owned by his son Lawrence. He retired from it June 9, 1947. He was a member of St. Anthony's Church and joined the Knights of Columbus in 1915, and became a fourth degree in 1920. He also belongs to the Holy Name Society. When Loyal was a village he served as …(the rest of the article was on another page that I missed)



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