BioA: Volz, Mr./Mrs. Robert (Gold - 1963)

Transcriber:  Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 10/07/1963; P. 8

Volz, Mr./Mrs. Robert (Gold - 2 OCT 1963)

Sixty relatives attended a 50th wedding anniversary dinner Sunday, Oct. 6, 1963, in the American Legion Hall, Neillsville, to honor Mr. and Mrs. Robert Volz. Many other friends attended an open house for the honored couple in the afternoon. The dinner was served by the American Legion and Auxiliary of Neillsville.

Robert Volz, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Volz, and Velmer Linton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Linton, were married Oct. 2, 1913, in Baraboo, with the Rev. Mr. Hanke officiating. Walter Volz and Marcella Coats, attended the couple at the original wedding.

Two weeks after their marriage the newlyweds moved to Clark County, to a 160-acre farm in the town of Washburn, 9 miles southeast of Neillsville. Mr. and Mrs. Volz remained on this farm 41 years, during which time they became the parents of 11 children. They also have 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Robert Volz was recognized as one of Clark County’s best dairy farmers for forty years. In Nov. 1954 Mr. and Mrs. Volz sold their farm and moved to Pittsville, and in the spring of 1955 moved to Wis. Rapids where they now reside.

Robert Volz was born in Honey Creek, Sauk Co., Nov. 17, 1884. He grew up on his parent’s farm and attended the neighborhood school. Mrs. Volz was born in the town of Woodman, Grant Co., May 30, 1894. She was employed in a towel factory in Baraboo before her marriage.

Ten of their children attended the anniversary Sunday in Neillsville. Only Mrs. John (Marcella) Adams of California was absent.

Children attending, including spouses, were, Mr. and Mrs. George Volz, Wis. Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. William (Florence) Kopp, Cambridge; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Volz, Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Volz, Wis. Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Volz, City Point; Mr. and Mrs. Willis Volz, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Volz, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley (Delorise) Rosenthal, and Raymond Volz, all of Wis. Rapids; and Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Iva Lou) Northup, Chicago, Ill.

The grandchildren were present as were also the six great-grandchildren.



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