BioA: Johnson, Mr. /Mrs. Albert (Golden - 1948)

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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 05/14/1948

Johnson, Mr. / Mrs. Albert (Golden - 14 May 1948)

It is a happy time in the home and hearts of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Johnson today, May 14th, as they celebrate their golden wedding day. It means fifty years of living and loving, of enduring and overcoming the problems of life that confronted them through the years. Holding each others hand as they look toward the sunset, there’s a prayer of thankfulness in their hearts that God blessed them on their way together.

They were married in a Lutheran parsonage back in Chicago and lived in the city about seven years before coming to Wisconsin where they bought a tract of land in the Town of Unity and through the years made a comfortable and modern home. They sold their farm and have resided in the village for three years, purchasing the house owned by Otto Pereschke.

Back in 1908 when Rev. Hiller was pastor of the Swedish Church, they became members and have been faithful members ever since.

The groom is 77 and the bride is 75. They have one daughter, Mrs. John W. Johnson (Signe); 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

The house is decorated with white bells and golden streamers and open house will be held from two until four this afternoon. A dinner for relatives and old friends will be served in the evening.

The Register joins the many local friends of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson in extending congratulations and best wishes for many more happy years of wedded life.

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 05/21/1948

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Johnson celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last Friday holding open house from 2 to 4 in the afternoon, but relatives and friends kept exiting until late in the evening.

Callers from out of town we

Re: Mr. and Mrs. William Kruse and family, Albin Kruse and Miss Esther Anderson, Chicago; Mrs. Marie Dallman, Milwaukee; Mrs. Alma Carlson, Whitewater; Rev. and Mrs. Edmund Anderson, Downing; Rev. and Mrs. Fred Meske, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Justman Jr., Miss Dorothy Rydberg, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson and Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, Spencer; Charles Leibel, Stratford.

Friends from town who called were Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Olson and Sharon, Fred Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson and Eileen, Mr. and Mrs. Corwin Dallman, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ayers and Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Rydberg, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Melander, Gust Melander, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson, Mrs. Bertha Koch, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stark, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Ringquist, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dallman and Delores, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Justman Sr., Marvin Justman, Oscar Carlson, Mrs. Louise Meyer, Mrs. Al Justman, Mrs. Ansel Messer and Marilyn, Mrs. Walter Wieland, Mrs. Ted Salter and Sally, Mrs. Carl Willecke, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spencer and Salem Erickson.

There were sixty-four guests who were served dinner. The house was beautifully decorated with gold and white streamers and wedding bells with golden candlebras and candle sticks adorning the dining and living rooms.

After dinner, talks were given by Rev. Olson, Rev. Meske and Rev. Downing. Among the guests who gave responses were Mrs. Alma Carlson, Mrs. Ted Dallman and Oscar Carlson.

The couple received many beautiful gifts and many lovely cards from their relatives and friends.

They wish to thank everyone for their kindness and best wishes extended to them.

I had coffee with them the other evening and I could still see their happiness and joy overflowing. Yes, they had a happy Golden Wedding Day.



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