BioA: Plank, Mr. & Mrs. Sylvester (Golden - 1952)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) 

Email: Surnames: Plank, Callow, Francis, Neuenfeldt, Carney, Richards, Schoengarth, Rellis----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 27, 1952

Plank, Mr. & Mrs. Sylvester (Golden - 19 March 1952)

Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Plank celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home in Greenwood Wednesday evening, March 19. All of their children and grandchildren were present for the occasion.

A bouquet of gold daffodils, a gift from the grandchildren, decorated the home and a wedding cake topped with a frosted basket, which contained pastel colored sweet peas was flanked with four gold colored candles in a candelabra, formed the centerpiece at the table.

Mrs. Plank, nee Pearl Callow, daughter of James and Ann Callow, was born in Linden, Wis., October 7, 1880. Sylvester Plank, son of Adam and Olivia Plank, was born in Mineral Point, Wis., February 24, 1880.

Mr. and Mrs. Plank were married in Mineral Point March 19, 1902. They lived in the southern part of Wisconsin until May, 1921, when they came to their farm two miles east of Greenwood, where they have resided ever since.

They have six children, all of whom were present for the family celebration.  They are: Mrs. Helen Francis of Neillsville; Miss Alice Plank at home; James Plank of Greenwood; Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Neuenfeldt of Spencer; Mrs. Mildred Carney and Mrs. Jack (Margaret) Richards, both of Chicago. Their seven grandchildren, all of whom were present, are: Ann and Nancy Francis of Neillsville; James Carney of Chicago; John, Bruce and Robert Neuenfeldt of Spencer; and David Richards of Chicago.

Other guests included Mrs. James Plank of Greenwood, Charles Neuenfeldt of Spencer, Harris Schoengarth of Neillsville, and Bill Rellis of Loyal.



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