BioA: Essex, Mr. and Mrs. William (Gold – 1967)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Essex, Wallace
----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 06 Apr 1967
Essex, Mr. and Mrs. William (04 April 1917 – 02 April 1967)
Mr. and Mrs. William Essex celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at the Loyal Methodist Church on Sunday, April 2.
Two floral arrangements of yellow roses and yellow tulips on a gold foil base with a gold and white “50: on the top and tall white tapers in brass candlesticks were used for decorations. The anniversary couple were presented with a gold orchid and gold carnation boutonnierre.
A dinner was served to about forty relatives in the church dining room at noon. A open house was held from 3 to 6 p.m..
Mr. and Mrs. Essex were married April 4, 1917 at Yuba, with James Kelley officiating. Mr. Essex was born at Bloom City and his parents were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Essex. Mrs. Essex was born also at Bloom City and her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wallace. Both are members of the Loyal Methodist Church.
They are the parents of a son Eddie E. Essex, Crystal Lake, Illinois and Mrs. Clyde (Eva) Grambach, Loyal. One daughter Ethel Berdine dies July of 1925. There are six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Essex hobbies are camping, fishing and flowers. Mr. Essex enjoyed camping and fishing.
Isaac Wallace, Yuba, best man at their wedding was able to attend the event. He is a brother of Mrs. Essex. The maid of honor Mrs. Elvin Hayter was unable to attend fue to the illness of her father.
Relatives and friends attending from away were Mr. Archie Wallace, Beloit; Mr. Warren Wallace, Mrs. Winnie Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. George Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Ludlow C. Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Morris and Lyle, Richland Center; Mr. Leslie Essex, Bloom City; Mr. Isaac Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wallace and Clara, Mrs. Bernard McCoy, Yuba; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kramer, Darla and Kim, Wauzeka; Mrs. Robert Hepburn, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hepburn, Darla and Claudeen, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hagens, Eau Claire.
Mrs. Tryxa Oelson, Madison; Mrs. Willa Turnipseed, Mrs. Mary Babcock, Rockford, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Eddie E. Essex, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Essex and Sean, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Hansen and Jon, Crystal Lake, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Peterson, Mrs. Charlie Davis, New Lisbon; Mrs. Fern Ruland, Mauston; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Riedel, Wonewoc; Mr. and Mrs. John Lindner, Greenwood; Mrs. Dollie Vick, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. William Dankemeyer, Chili; Mr. and Mrs. Rosas Stevens, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs, Lawrence Fink, Medford; and a host of friends and relatives from Loyal.
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