BioA: Franke, Oscar (50th)
Transcriber: Jane Braun
Surnames: Franke, Diemer, Krafka, Ewert, Siegrist, Manthey, Vahldirk, Gaulke, Reder, Rathert, Reisner, Wagner, Fiedler, Gother, Zutz, Wegner, Guenther, Devoss, Kleinschmidt, Sanger, Koopmann, McCabe, Schwartz, Gorski, Klein, Pihl, Krohler, Rathert, Gother, Harbott, Smidesang, Reichert, Schwalbe, Ruh
----Source: Millie Lee Collection
Franke, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar -- 50th Anniversary
With scores of relatives and friends present Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Franke, Chili, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in the Fremont Town Hall. A 6:30 o’clock supper was served to approximately 200 people including all four of the couple’s children and their families.
For the occasion Mrs. Franke was attired in a cinnamon tan silk crepe dress and wore a corsage of yellow roses combined with ferns. Mr. Franke wore a yellow rose boutonniere.
An address was given by the Rev. Adolph Diemer, Nasonville pastor of the Fremont Lutheran Church, of which Mr. and Mrs. Franke have been members for several years.
Decorations were in a yellow theme and two large wedding cakes adorned with yellow roses, green and gold, harmonized with the general color scheme. Among those present were Mrs. Viola Krafka, Mineral Point; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ewert and son, Roderick, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ewert and son Calvin, Mrs. Ida Ewert, Mrs. Frank Siegrist, Mr. and Mrs. John Franke and daughter, Lois, and sons, Kenneth, Rodney, and Chester, Unity.
Many in Attendance
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Manthey and family, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vahldirk, Clarence Gaulke, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reder and son, Richard, and daughter, Joan, Mrs. Mary Reder, Mrs. R. E. Rathert, Mrs. Fred Reisner, Miss Gladys Wagner, Miss Norma Fiedler, Mr.and Mrs. Benny Rathert, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rathert, Milwaukee.
Otto Franke, Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner and daughters, Lillian and Lilas, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ruh and daughter, Elaine, Mrs. Louise Fiedler, Fred Zutz, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Wegner and son, Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Wegner, Mrs. Gust Guenther, and Mrs. Fred Devoss, Chilton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kleinschmidt and sons, Guy, Roy, Silas, Glenn, and Norbert, and daughter, Idora, and Mr. and Mrs. William Wagner Jr., Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sanger and son, Elmer, and daughters, Evelyn and Mildred, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Gaulke and sons, Warren and Edwin, and daughter, Irene, and Mr. and Mrs. (cut Off)
Assist at Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Koopman and Mrs. Ida McCabe, Valders; Miss Emily Schwartz, Wausau; Miss Frances Gorski, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Klein, Port Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pihl, Eland; Mr. and Mrs. Rob Krohler, Black Creek; Arthur Rathert, Madison; Mrs. Viola Krafka and sons, Quentin and Winfield, Mineral Point; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gother, Mrs. Fred Harbott, Thief River Falls, Minn.; Mrs. F. A. Smidesang, Driscoll, N. Dak.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Franke and son, Gustave Jr., Marathon; Mr. and Mrs. George Franke, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reichert, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Reichert, Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Schwalbe, Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gother, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wegner, Collins; and Mr. and Mrs. Isador Ruh and son, Roger, Milladore.
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