BioA: Christensen, Jacob, Mr./Mrs. (50th - 1951)

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Surnames: Christensen, Potocnik

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/06/1951

Christensen, Jacob, Mr./Mrs. (50th - 30 NOV 1951)

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Christensen of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 30, 1951. The day was enjoyed to the utmost by the family and their friends.

Festivities began with a communion services at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Withee, at 11:30 a.m. At 12 o’clock a turkey dinner was served at the parish hall to the family and close friends. Between courses the grandchildren, with the assistance of Mrs. Elise Peterson, pianist, and Mrs. Mary Lou Samples, vocalist, enacted a scene portraying the different phases of their grandparents life.

The evening brought the day to a happy close with a party given by the Nazareth Lutheran Congregation at the hall with a program, including speeches by Rev. Aaberg, Rev. Nielsen and Rev. Dixen, and vocal solos by Kenneth Frost, Mary Lou Samples and Mrs. V. A. Hansen.

The couple has two children, Mr. Harold Christensen of Withee and Mrs. John Potocnik of Owen, also five grandchildren.

Out of town guests who attended the celebration were Mrs. Katherine Jensen, Spokane, Wash.; Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Myklebust, Rev. J. c. Aaburg, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Sironln; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fliggie, Mpls.; Mr. and Mrs. Jergen Jensen, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Anna Potocnik, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Smith, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. Augusta Fligge, Spring Valley, Minn.; Miss Jean Jensen, Northfield, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jensen, Miss Lucille Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Viggo Riis, Mrs. John Frederickson, Mrs. La Verne Jensen, Mr Ken Fredrickson, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Jensen of Hutchinson, Minn.; Mr. Melvin Esterby and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Esterby, Red Wing, MInn.; Mrs. Mabel Brohough of Ellsworth, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dethloff, Marshfield, Wis.; Mr. Emil Gross and son, LeRoy of New Rockford, N.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Most, Jr. of Prescott, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Jensen, Robert, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle T. Larson, Chippewa Falls; and Mrs. Tom Larson, Eau Claire, Wis.; Mr. Knute Christensen, Tolley, N.D.; Mr. Ray Nielsen, Bay City, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Knud Nielsen and Mr. and Mrs. Svend Nielsen, St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Aslakson of Thorp; and Don Christensen of Des Moines, Iowa.



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