BioA: Adams, Mr./Mrs. Ardin L. (50th - 1953)
Surnames: Adams, Peterson, Plasch, Hubbard, Miller, Kent, Coggins, Abbot, Meirhofer, Zirbarth, Spech, Greaser, Woempner, Wilhelmi, Hemberger, Rusk, Amacher, Janda, Schraufnagel, Pacholke
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 10/01/1953
Adams, Mr./Mrs. Ardin L. (50th
Anniv. - 27 Sept. 1953)
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Adams celebrated their
50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at their
home Sunday. For the occasion, Mrs. Adams wore a royal blue dress
and a corsage of yellow roses and white baby mums. A large wedding
cake decorated with gold roses and topped with a golden wedding
piece served as a centerpiece at the family table. Yellow roses
were used in the home decorations.
Those of the family here for the Sunday
observance were Claude Adams of Wauwatosa, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Peterson and daughter, Carla, of Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Peterson, and four children of Rockford, Minn., Miss Barbara
Peterson of Minneapolis, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Orson Adams of
Hancock, Mr. and Mrs. Lyall Adams of Fond du Lac, and Dr. and Mrs.
Robert Plasch and six children, of Minneapolis. In the afternoon,
Mr. and Mrs. Swan Peterson and son, Harley, of Owen, joined the
Mr. and Mrs. Adams were married at
Hancock Sept. 29, 1903, at the home of her parents. Mrs. Adams was
born Cora Hubbard, May 28, 1879, at Hancock. She was employed there
as a telephone operator for two years, prior to her
Ardin L. Adams was born in Poysippi Dec.
2, 1879. His parents moved to Hancock when he was a small
After their marriage, they lived in
various places, as Mr. Adams was a telegrapher for the railroad
company for 37 years. Their first home was at Deer River, Minn.,
then Nestoria, Mich., and later Phillips, after which they moved to
Abbotsford in 1918, and have lived here since then. Since 1921,
they have been living in their present home on highway 13, where
Mr. Adams also has his chiropractic office, a profession he has
followed since 1919.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams have two children.
They are Claude, of Wauwatosa, and Mrs. Roy (Edna) Peterson of
Abbotsford. There are four grand children: Claude Adams, Jr., of
Wauwatosa, Arthur Peterson of Rockford, Minn., Miss Barbara
Peterson, of Minneapolis, and Miss Carla Peterson, of Abbotsford.
There are also four great grand children.
Mr. Adams has one brother, Otis, of
Woodruff, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Miller, of San Antonio, Tex. Mrs.
Adams has four sisters: Mrs. Charles Kent, Mrs. Bertha Coggins,
Mrs. Lana Abbot, and Mrs. Fred Meirhofer, all at Hancock.
On Tuesday afternoon and evening, friends
and neighbors called to extend greetings. Included were Mr. and
Mrs. Swan Peterson and Harley, of Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Zirbarth, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Spech, Mmes. George Greaser, Fred
Woempner, Henry Wilhelmi, Ed Hemberger, Viola Rusk, H. J. Amacher,
R. J. Janda, Elmer Schraufnagel of Abbotsford, and Mrs. Ed Pacholke
of Eau Claire.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams were the recipients of many lovely gifts and cards, in remembrance of their golden anniversary.
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