BioA: Dux, Mr./Mrs. Louis (Silver - 1973)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Dux, Patey, Meier, Henchen, Thoma, Kroll, Hediger, Hickiethur, Hales, Schoenherr, McDonugh, Huettenrauch, Grap, Johnson, Hagedorn, Flanagan, Hoffman, Dahl, Poppe, Peterson, Schumann
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/11/1973
Dux, Mr./Mrs. Louis ( Silver - 2 October 1973)
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dux observed their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, October 6, with an afternoon and evening open house at their home on Rt. 3 Neillsville, The Duxes were married October 2, 1948, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Globe, buy the Rev. Adolph Schumann. They are the parents of three children: Debra Ann, Daniel and David.
Eight of the couple’s wedding attendants were present for the observance. They were maid of honor, Mrs. Dan (Elvira) Patey of Neillsville; bridesmaids Mrs. Clarence (Marie) Meier, Mrs. Herb (Irene) Henchen and Mrs. Gordon (Gladys) Thoma of Neillsville and Mrs. Wilmer (Ethel) Kroll of Rothschild; flower girl Mrs. Kurt (Arlene) Hediger of Neillsville; best man Wilmer Kroll of Rothschild; and groomsman Henry Thoma of Neillsville. Absent were a bridesmaid Mrs. Marian Hickiethur of Winona, Mn, and flower girl Mrs. Janine hales of Wyoming.
Among over 200 persons for the occasion were the following from out of town: Kurt Schoenherr, Columbus; Mr. and Mrs. Robert McDonugh, Chicago, Il., Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Huettenrauch and family and Bill Grap, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Johnson, Burlington; Mr and Mrs. Clarence Hagedorn, Fond du Lac; Miss Frances Flanagan and friend, Florida; SFC Melvin Hoffman, Hawaii; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schoenherr and family of Rockford, Il.; The Verland and Erwin Dux families and Mr. and Mr. Harold Dahl, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Kroll, Mineral Point.
An anniversary cake made and decorated by Mrs. Dux was cut by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry Thoma. Also assisting with the serving were another sister-in-law, Mrs. Gordon Thoma, Mrs. Dux’s sisters, Mrs. Kurt Hediger and Mrs. Dan Patey, a cousin, Mrs. Herb Henchen and a friend, Mrs. Norman Poppe.
In the evening, Duane Peterson played concertina music for listening and dancing. A mock wedding ceremony also provided entertainment.
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