BioA: Baehr, Mr./Mrs. Harry (Gold – 1966)

Contact: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Baehr, Heideman, Alger, Miller, Rabska, Englebretson

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 19 May 1966

Baehr, Mr./Mrs. Harry (Gold – 15 MAY 1966)

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baehr celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, May 15, 1966. The day began by attending service at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Withee.

At noon a dinner was served by the Lutheran Ladies Aid of the church to 121 guests. Afterwards a nice program was held in the church to honor this wonderful couple. Their 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren sang, "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet."

Other songs were sung by the following:

Sharon Heideman – "Beyond the Sunset."
Jack Alger – "Silver Threads Among the Gold."
Janice Miller played an accordion solo, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart."
Janet Baehr played an organ solo.
Mrs. Norman Baehr gave a reading.
Mrs. Herman Rabska also gave a reading.

Open house was held at the Baehr farm at 2 p.m., until about 200 guests were served a delightful luncheon.

Mr. and Mrs. Baehr are still living on the farm where he was born 75 years ago. They have six children, Kenneth of Altoona; twins – Norman of Mosinee and Norbert of St. Paul; Mrs. (Romilda) Englebretson, Mrs. (Ina) Miller, and Mrs. (Elaine) Alger.

Visitors at open house were from Altoona, Abbotsford, Loyal, Eau Claire, Franklin, Greenwood, Colfax, Hayward, La Farge, Boyd, Kiel, Medford, Milan, Mosinee, Thorp, Stanley, Withee, Rhinelander, Owen, all in Wisconsin.

Out of state guests came from Chicago, Rosell, Ill.; St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baehr give thanks to all who helped make this such a happy occasion.
   

 

 


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