Mr./Mrs. Ardin L. (60th - 1963)
Surnames: Adams, Hubbard, Peterson, Plasch, Coggins, Abbott, Meinhofer, Miller, Foster
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/03/1963
Adams, Mr./Mrs. Ardin L. (60th - 29 SEP 1963)
All of the family of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Adams of Abbotsford joined in a dinner Sunday at the Adams home to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.
The now frail bride of 60 years ago was attired in a vibrant blue dress accented with a corsage of red and white carnations, grown by her granddaughter, Mrs. George Peterson.
A floral centerpiece of purple, yellow and white chrysanthemums centered the table for the dinner and a beautifully decorated cake was placed on the table, at which coffee was served for afternoon guests.
Those present at the dinner included Claude Adams of Wauwatosa, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Peterson and Carla of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Peterson and eight children of Rockford, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. George Peterson and son, Jimmy, and Mrs. Robert Plasch of Minneapolis, and Ray Foster of Hancock.
The occasion was recorded by taking pictures of the honored couple and their descendants.
During the course of the afternoon, a musical interlude was provided by an ensemble consisted of Mr. Adams with his violin, Miss Carla Peterson at the organ, and Arthur and George Peterson, vocalists.
Mr. Adams spends hours each day playing his violin and also the mandolin. Reading is another of his pleasures and past times.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams have been residents of Abbotsford since 1918, having lived at their present home on the corner of Cedar and North Fourth St. since 1921.
Mrs. Adams, the former Cora Hubbard, was born at Hancock May 28, 1879. She was employed there for two years as a telephone operator prior to her marriage to Ardin Adams Sept. 29, 1903.
Mr. Adams, who was born at Poysippi, Dec. 2, 1879, came to Hancock when he was a small boy. He was a telegrapher for the railroad company, and the Adams lived in various places until 1918, when they came to Abbotsford.
In 1919 Mr. Adams opened a chiropractic office in his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams have two children: Claude of Wauwatosa, and Mrs. Roy (Edna) Peterson of Abbotsford. They have four grandchildren adn nine great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Adams has three sisters: Mrs. Bertha Coggins, Mrs. Lana Abbott and Mrs. Ada Meinhofer, all of Hancock.
Mr. Adams has one sister, Mrs. Anna Miller of San Antonio, Texas.
The honored couple was showered with flowers, cards, gifts, and congratulations on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.
Callers in the afternoon included: Mr. and Mrs. Clark Speck, Mrs. Viola Rusk, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Merwin, Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Thompson, Mrs. Stella Brady, Mrs. Beulah Hurley, Mrs. Fred Woempner, John Habeck, Abbotsford, and Mr. and Mrs. Swan Peterson, Owen.
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