BioA: Ciolkosz, Mr./Mrs. Louis (40th - 1965)
Surnames: Ciolkosz, Janick, Okonski, Opon, Burzynski, Pacewicz, Jakubowicz
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07/15/1965
Ciolkosz, Mr./Mrs. Louis (40th - 23 MAY 1965)
On Sunday, May 30th, 1965, at St. Mary's of Czestochowa Church, Junction (Clark Co., Wis.), before an altar bedecked with ruby red and whtie carnations and red roses, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ciolkosz of Stanley, Wis. Renewed their Ruby wedding anniversary vows at the 11:00 a.m. Mass. Father Urbic bestowed upon them special blessings, amidst many friends and relatives and with seven of their 8 children present.
At one o'clock they were feted by their children to a dinner at the Harmony House for the immediate family.
Mrs. Ciolkosz greeted her guests for the occasion in a navy blue knit dress with white accessories and was presented by her children with a corsage of 8 red roses surrounded by white feathered carnation, as was Mr. Ciolkosz in a navy blue suit with a single red rose boutonniere.
Surprising them for the occasion were two attendants, Mrs. Henrietta Janick and Mr. John Okonski, both of Chicago.
A reception was held in the evening for about 250 guests at the Junction Church Hall. Music for the dance was furnished by "Jerry's Jolly Jester." After which a delicious lunch was served.
The Jubilarians were presented with a three-tiered wedding cake make by their daughter Virginia. They also received many beautiful gifts and a large purse of money.
On May 23rd, 1925 Louis Ciolkosz was united in matrimony with Victoria Opon, at St. Adelberts Catholic Church in Chicago, Ill., living there until 1932. After which they came to Thorp (Clark Co.) and were engaged in farming till 1962, when they retired and their youngest son Eddie took over the home place.
To this union 8 children were born, Erwin living at Rt. 3, Stanley, Wis., Virginia (Burzynski, Rt. 1, Thorp, Dolores Pacewicz, Lalatine, Ill., Leonard, Berwyn, Ill., Ronald and Mitchell of Cicero, Ill., Edward of Rt. 2, Thorp, Bernadette Jakubowicz, Rt. 1, Boyd. They were also blessed with 25 grandchildren.
Guests for the occasion were from Berwyn, Chicago and Cicero, Ill., Sheboygan, Cadott, Lulin, Withee, Boyd, Gilman, Stanley and Thorp, Wis.
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