BioA: Roehl, Mr. and Mrs. Leo (Silver - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Roehl, Grobe, Grottke, Morphey, Peterson, Madler, Schlinsog, Nelson, Lauterbach, Roehrs, Fischer, Meissner, Mortvedt, Jennings, Winstead, Faber, Dix, Spielberg, Searls, Garbisch, Mueller, Teter, Booth, Lindow

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 6/22/1972

Roehl, Mr. and Mrs. Leo (Silver - 19 April 1972)

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Roehl of Rt. 1 Chili, observed their 25th wedding anniversary on Saturday June 17, with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. in the dining hall of Christ Lutheran Church.

The Roehl’s were married April 19, 1947, at Christ Lutheran Church by the Rev. William Lauterbach. Honor attendants were Esther Grottke (now Mrs. Harry Morphey) and Clifford Roehl. Delores Peterson (now Mrs. Stanley Madler) was the bridesmaid and Claire Schlinsog was the groomsman. Ushers were Stanley Madler and Gerald Nelson. Only Mr. Schlinsog was unable to be present for the anniversary observance.

Mr. and Mrs. Roehl, who are members of Christ Lutheran Church, are the parents of three children, a son, Elroy and twins Cheryl and Darrel, all at home.

Guests at a dinner preceding the open house were her father, Edwin Grobe, and his mother, Mrs. Clara Roehl, both of Chili, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Roehl and family of Neillsville, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morphey and family and Mrs. Martha Grottke of Stillman Valley, Il, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Madler of Marshfield, the Rev. and Mrs. Roland Roehrs and family of Granton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fischer of Wheaton, Il, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nelson of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Meisner of Milwaukee.

A program presented during the open house was planned for the couple by Mrs. Henry Grottke, Jr., and Mrs. Norman Faber. The Rev. Roland Roehrs began the presentation with a prayer. Short narrative selections were read by Mrs. Verne Mortvedt and Mrs. Roy Jennings. Vocalists were Harold Schlinsog, Mrs. Emily Winstead and Mrs. Grottke and Mrs. Faber. Mrs. Helen Dix played accordion selections and presented an accompanying narration. Instrumental numbers were played by Kimberly Morphey of Stillman Valley, Il, Hony Searls and Connie Faber.

A song written especially for the Roehl’s anniversary was entitled “That Special Day.”

Guests at the open house came from Flint, Mi, Portland, Or, Huron, S. D., Des Moines, Ia, Holcomb, Il, St. Paul, Mn, Stillman Valley, Il, Wheaton, Il, Three Lakes, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Altoona, Wisconsin Rapids, Oshkosh, Birnamwood, Spencer, Marshfield, Granton, Neillsville and Chili.

Family members were guests later for a supper and social evening at the Roehl home, where music was provided by Mrs. Wallace Garbisch. The Roehl’s, also entertained relatives for a Sunday dinner.

Mrs. Roehl invited members of the Goldenrod Homemakers Club, of which she is a past president, to her home Monday afternoon for an ”Odds and Ends” party. Lunch was served, odds and ends of nutcups, napkins, etc. were utilized and guests had the opportunity to see the many cards and gifts received by the Roehl’s. Club members present were Becky Mueller, Annabelle Jennings, Gladys Teter, Elaine Booth, Lilly Schlinsog, Mary Lindow, Helen Dix and Jeanne Mortvedt.



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