th – 1957), Clark County, Wisconsin Records

BioA: Winchell, Mr./Mrs. Del (50th - 1957)


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Surnames: Winchell, Krackenberger, Schraufnagel, Heier, Wilke, Lang, Koerner, Lulloff, Hagelmeier, Kayhart, Will, Bremer

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 04/11/1957

Winchell, Mr./Mrs. Del (50th Anniv. - 6 Apr. 1957)

Mr. and Mrs. Del Winchell held open house, Saturday, at the Legion club house, Dorchester, in observance of their golden wedding anniversary. About 200 guests were served supper, enjoyed visiting and card playing and a midnight lunch. The honored couple received many beautiful gifts in remembrance of the occasion.

Relatives and friends attending came from Chicago, Minneapolis, Stevens Point, Westboro, Medford, Stetsonville, Dorchester, Colby, Merrill, Milwaukee, and Abbotsford.

Mr. and Mrs. Winchell are natives of Dorchester and attended the Dorchester school. Mr. Winchell was born on his father’s homestead, two miles north and one-fourth mile west of the St. Louis Catholic church corner, Aug. 28, 1885. Mrs. Winchell, the former Clara Krackenberger, was born at Dorchester, Feb. 15, 1888.

After their marriage, April 3, 1907, they lived on the homestead for 39 years. They bought the former Chris Bremer farm in the town of Mayville and lived there about two years, then sold it to Emil Schraufnagel and moved to Dorchester.

They have five children, 16 grand children and 20 great grand children. All the children and their families attended the celebration. They are Mr. and Mrs. Donovan Winchell and three daughters, of Oak Lawn, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack (Eunice) Heier and five children, Medford; Mr. and Mrs. Max (Verna) Wilke and five children and Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Nora) Lang and two daughters, of rural Dorchester; and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Winchell and daughter, of Dorchester.

Mrs. Winchell has two brothers, George Krackenberger, Medford; and Ray, Dorchester; and two sisters, Mrs. William Koerner, Lake Geneva; Mrs. O. H. Lulloff, Kennewick, Wash.; and Mrs. Frank Hagelmeier, Medford.

Mr. Winchell has a brother, Joel, of Dorchester, and two sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Kayhart, Green Bay; and Mrs. Herman Will, Calumet, Minn.



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