BioA: Becherer, Mr./Mrs. William (50th - 1951)

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Surnames: Becherer, Kruschke, Keagbein, Dickmeyer, Schumacher, Kunz, Drehos, Rosenberg, Henkel, Foster, Reyer, Hahn, Tichey, Schultz, Justman, Felker

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/25/1951

Becherer, Mr./Mrs. William (50th Anniv. - 17 Oct. 1951)

Mr. and Mrs. William Becherer observed their golden wedding anniversary with "open house" at their home last week Wednesday. Bouquets of yellow mums, gold streamers and bells decorated the home. Two of their wedding attendants, Ernest Schumacher of Chioko, Minn., and Mrs. Fred Kruschke of Gillett were present for the occasion. Other attendants were Mrs. Becherer’s sister, Mrs. Pauline Keagbein of Fairfax, Minn., who was unable to be present because of ill health, and William Dickmeyer, who is deceased. Dinner and supper were served immediate relatives and friends.

Also present were Mr. and Mrs. *** Note: part of the article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription. *** Town Hull, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schumacher and Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Kunz of New Ulm, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Drehos and daughter, Margaret, of Hutchinson, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Schumacher of Rosholt, S.D., Adolph Schumacher and Miss Emma Schumacher of Fairfax, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. William Rosenberg of Milwaukee, Charles Henkel, Mr. and Mrs. Marc Foster and sons and Mrs. Carl Reyer of Town Hull and Mrs. Emilie Hahn of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Mrs. Floyd Schumacher of Rosholt, S.D., poured coffee in the afternoon and Mrs. Bernard Tichey of Milwaukee, another niece, poured coffee in the evening. Patricia Becherer, their oldest grand daughter, was in charge of the guest book.

After 9:00 o’clock, relatives played "500" and pinochle. Prizes were awarded.

On Monday night, the Becherers entertained neighbors and friends. They served wine, cigars, punch, beer, soft drinks and later lunch. Seven tables of cards were in play. Prize winners were Mrs. Lue Schultz and Willard Becherer, first; Johanna Schultz and Louis Justman, second; Mrs. Louis Justman and William Felker, low; Mrs. Chas. Schultz, general.



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