BioA: Acker, Mr. and Mrs. Paul (Golden - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Acker, Himes, Mikolajczyki, Breneman, Johnson, Martell, Holt, Anderson, Smith, Lange, Burgermeister, Donahue, Wry, Gustafson, Kocher, Schwarze, Creg, Garrett, Speich

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 10/15/1970

Acker, Mr. and Mrs. Paul (Golden - 4 October 1970)

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Acker of Greenwood celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary October 3 at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Betty) Mikolajczyki in Owen. Mr Acker and Hazel Himes were married October 4, 1920, in St. Paul, Minn.

Mr. Acker, son of August and Minnie Acker, was born October 9, 1891, in Milwaukee, and came to the Greenwood area with his parents at the age of 10. Mrs. Acker was born August 12, 1901, to Arthur and Nettie Himes in the Town of Beaver. After their marriage they farmed in the Town of Warner until they retired 10 years ago. They still live on the farm, now owned by their youngest son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Acker.

They have another son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Acker of Medford. They also have two grandsons, David and Bryan Acker of Greenwood. All were present for the occasion.

Mr. and Mrs. Acker are members of the Zion United Church of Christ and she is a member of the Women’s Guild.

People from a distance who attended were: Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Breneman and Mr. and Mrs. Erland Johnson and son, Aitkin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Himes and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Martell and son of Finland, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holt and son, International Falls, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Anderson and son, Wyoming, Minn.; Mr and Mrs. Mitchell Smith and family Lake Geneva, Minn.; Rob Himes, Ray, Minn.; Mrs. Alma Lange, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burgermeister, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Donahue and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wry and son, all of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Butch Gustafson and family of Minneapolis, Minn.; Miss Shirley Smith, the Misses Cora and Ella Kocher and Mrs. Dorothy Schwarze, all of Marshfield; Leonard Himes, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. William Creg, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Himes, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Himes, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Himes and family, Mr. and Mrs. Curt Garrett and family and Douglas Himes, all of Owen, and Mrs. Alice Speich of Greenwood.

Mr. and Mrs. Acker were honored Sunday by a few friends at their home.



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