BioA: Boie, Mr./Mrs. Norval (Silver – 1970)
Surnames: Boie, Lewandowski, Larson, Stelter, Johnson, Sprengler, Henke, Ponick, Graham, Boucher
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02 Jul 1970
Boie, Mr./Mrs. Norval (Silver – 16 JUN 1970)
A gathering of approximately two hundred relatives and friends helped Mr. and Mrs. Norval Boie celebrate their silver wedding anniversary on route 3 Sunday afternoon and evening. The honored couple began their special day by attending services at Our Savior's Lutheran Church here with their family. A bouquet of peach and white carnations , a gift of their children, decorated the altar in their honor.
At the reception Mrs. Boie greeted their guests wearing a peach colored A-line dress with matching accessories and a corsage of peach and white carnations. The groom of twenty-five years ago wore a boutonniere in the lapel of his suit. A social afternoon and evening was enjoyed and the guests of honor were recipients of many lovely gifts, greetings and a purse of money.
Buffet style refreshments were served from a table which was centered with a beautifully decorated anniversary cake in a heart shape by Mrs. Vernon Lewandowski. Mrs. John Larson and Mrs. John Boie cut and served the cake. Mrs. Lyle Stelter, Mrs. Dean Boie, and Mrs. Chas. Johnson poured the coffee, and Shari Larson and Diane Boie presided at the punch bowl Kathie Boie had charge of the guest book and Janice Boie and Marcie Pawlicki assisted with gifts. There were many floral bouquets adding to the décor of the home.
The former Mae Graham and Norval Boie were married at Epiphany Lutheran Church here by the Reverend Sprengler on June 16, 1945. Their attendants, all able to be present on Sunday, were: Mrs. John Larson (nee June Boie, his sister), Donald Henke, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ponick (nee Maisie Graham, her sister).
The Boies began their married life at once on the farm southeast of Stanley, where they have since resided. They have five children: Mrs. Connie Boucher of Tucson, Arizona, Arlyn of Minneapolis, Dale at home, Janice of Madison, and Duane at home, also two granddaughters. The Boie's are faithful members of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and its organizations. She is also a member of the Gray Ladies and of the South Worden Social Circle, and they belong to the Farm Bureau.
Guests present on Sunday were from Houston, Texas, Tiskilwa, Illinois, and Madison, Niagara, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Sheldon, Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Stanley, Thorp and Boyd.
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