BioA: Fluegel, Mr. and Mrs. John H. (Golden - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Fluegel, Schwanebeck, Rennach, Tullis, Wilhorn, Kaczor, Todd, Benson, Buckman, Larson, Peterson, Boeck, Keller

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/8/1966

Fluegel, Mr. and Mrs. John H. (Golden - 5 December 1966)

Mr. and Mrs. John H. Fluegel of Rt. 1 Pittsville, who were married December 5, 1916, in Sherwood, were feted Sunday in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary.

The day’s activities began by attendance at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, followed by a noon dinner for 70 guests. Two bouquets of gold chrysanthemums, a gift of the grandchildren, were placed on either side of the altar. Open house from 2 to 5 p.m. was held in the Cary town hall.

Attendants at the original wedding were Mrs. Paul Schwanebeck (the former Anna Rennach), Mrs. William Tullis, Paul Schwanebeck and George Fluegel. Each was present.

Mr. Fluegel was born in Rock Island, Ill., and at the age of 15 came to the Sherwood area. Mrs. Fluegel was born in Cable Rock, Nebr., coming to Sherwood at the age of five.

Mr. and Mrs. Fluegel have lived on the same farm in Sherwood for the last 50 years. They are the parents of three children: Mrs. Richard (Amanda) Wilhorn of Nekoosa, Mrs. Joe (Loretta) Kaczor of Rt. 3, Neillsville, and Ardo Fluegel, on the home farm. They also have 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Guests from out of town attending the anniversary gathering were: Mr. and Mrs. George Fluegel and Mr. and Mrs. James Todd of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. William Tullis of Waukesha; Mrs. Elmer Benson of Baltone, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schwanebeck of Ruthton, Minn.; Rev. and Mrs. Buckman, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Larson and son, and James Peterson, all of Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boeck of Loyal; Miss Bonnie Kaczor of Harwood Heights, Ill.; and the Rev. and Mrs. E. T. Keller and family of Pittsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Fluegel are long time members of a neighborhood card club and Mrs. Fluegel enjoys making quilts.


1940 Federal Census, Sherwood Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, Enumeration District Number: 10-35, family 27, line 38


John Fluegel, white, married male
Residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
Head John Fluegel M 44 Illinois
Wife Elsie Fluegel F 43 Nebraska
Daughter Lorretta Fluegel F 17 Wisconsin
Son Ardo Fluegel M 14 Wisconsin



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