BioA: Mortenson, Charles & Thora (40th - 1941)

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Surnames: Mortenson, Jorgenson, Bodman

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/16/1941

Mortenson, Charles & Thora (40th - 10 OCT 1941)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mortenson, former residents of the town of Worden (Clark Co., Wis.), were honored on Sunday in commemoration of their 40th wedding anniversary.

About thirty-six friends and relatives were present for the occasion at the Mortenson home in Stanley, where a very sociable afternoon was spent.

Chas. Mortenson and Thora Jorgenson were married Oct. 10th, 1901, at Denmark, Wis. Shortly after they came to Clark Co. and settled in the Town of Worden on the farm now owned by Anton Benzschawel. A few years later they retired and moved to Stanley, which is now their home.

To this union five children were born: Arnold of Sheboygan, Alvin of Kelso, Wash., (Marie) Mrs. George Bodman of Eau Claire, Raymond and Willard at home. Marie was the only child present at the celebration.

Mrs. Frank Bratz, vice-president of the Pioneer Women’s Club, of which Mrs. Mortenson was an honored member, present the couple with a beautiful lace tablecloth from the club members, and also a purse of money from the assemble guests.

A delicious lunch was served and everyone departed wishing them many more happy anniversaries.



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