BioA: Wendt, William & Anna (1949)

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Surnames: Wendt, Rusch, Buchanan, Rickert, Shell, Anderson

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/23/1949

Wendt, William & Anna (14 JUN 1949)

The golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. William Wendt of this city (Owen, Clark Co., Wis.), was celebrated Tuesday, June 14, 1949, with an open house at their home during the afternoon and evening. Gifts and sums of money were presented to the couple and a decorated gold anniversary cake was prepared and presented to them by Mrs. Emma Wendt, who was an attendant of their wedding.

William Wendt and Miss Anna Wendt Rusch were married June 14, 1899, at Thorp, by the Rev. K. C. Bubeck. The Rev. Bubeck, now of Cadott, honored them by his presence at the anniversary.

The Wendts have nine children. Their fives sons are Charles and Cecil of Eau Claire, Harold and Edward of Owen, Raymond of Milwaukee; there four daughters are Mrs. Floyd (Clara) Buchanan, Curtiss; Mrs. Hugo (Alma) Rickert, Wausau; Mrs. Arvid (Bernice) Shell, Marshfield; and Mrs. Maurice (Helen) Anderson, Appleton. All of the children and their families were present for the occasion.

There are eight grandsons and four granddaughters. The Wendts’ fourth granddaughter, Linda Kay, was born on the morning of their anniversary. Her parents are the Cecil Wendts.