Mr./Mrs. Charles (50th Anniv. - 1942)
Surnames: Quist, Johnson, Kowalk, Baumgart, Nielson, Taube, Frenstad, Peabody, McCullough, Sullivan, Kurshner, Beecroft, Pacholke, Eder, Sachse, Nosbisch
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 07/02/1942
Quist, Mr./Mrs. Charles (50th Anniv. - 21 June 1942)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Quist celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, June 21, 1942, at their farm home just 1 ½ miles south of Abbotsford, Wis. About 40 relatives attended the festivities which included dinner and supper.
For the occasion the center piece on the table was a large wedding cake, decorated with gold roses and leaves. Seasonal garden flowers were also used throughout the house.
Mr. and Mrs. Quist received many beautiful gifts on this memorable occasion.
Miss Christine Johnson became the bride of Charles Quist June 23, 1892, in Red Wing, Minn. They made their home in St. Paul where Mr. Quist was a motorman on the street car line from 1890 to 1895.
In 1895 they moved onto a farm they bought near Alman, Barron county, Wisconsin. In 1920 they moved to this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Quist are the parents of 10 children, four of whom are living and helped their parents celebrate their golden anniversary. They are Mrs. George (Gertrude) Kowalk of Unity, Earl at home, Mrs. Otto (Mabel) Kowalk of Colby, Mrs. Fred (Gladys) Baumgart of Owen, Wisconsin. There are also three grand children, Duane Baumgart and Glendon and Betty Jane Kowalk.
Mr. Quist is the last member of his family but Mrs. Quist has four sisters, Mrs. Nielson, Mrs. Taube, Mrs. Frenstad, and the fourth sister, Ann Peabody, of Hammond, Wis., was unable to be present for the golden celebration.
Among the guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Ed McCullough, Mr. and Mrs. John Nielson, Chicago, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Nielson, son, Francis, Afton, Minn., Mrs. Louis Frenstad and sons, Kenneth and Martin, Miss Frances Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Kurshner, daughter, Thora, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Beecroft, all of St. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pacholke, Eau Claire, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baumgart, son, Dwane, Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eder, Mr. and Mrs. William Sachse, daughter, Arlye, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Baumgart, Vincent Nosbish, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kowalk, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kowalk and children, Betty Jane and Glendon, all of Colby, Wis.
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