BioA: Catlin, Mr./Mrs. Otto #2 (Gold - 1955)


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Surnames: Catlin, Hazeltine


----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.)   08/25/1955


Catlin, Mr./Mrs. Otto #2 (Gold - 20 AUG 1955)


Mr. and Mrs. Otto Catlin of Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.) celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at the V.F.W. Hall in Neillsville Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. Catlin both lived until after they marriage in the vicinity of Loyal.  Mrs. Catlin is the former Edith Hazeltine and both his parents and her parents were pioneer settlers here.  For the past several years they have lived in Neillsville where Mr. Catlin operates a barber shop.


A buffet supper was served to relatives from 5 to 7 p.m. and after which open house was held with approximately 250 guests in attendance.


The tables and room were appropriately decorated with flowers and streamers with a beautiful wedding cake centering the wedding table.


A program, with Mel Catlin as master of ceremonies, was given.  Miss Mary Jo Catlin, Eau Claire, sang; Miss Lois Lewis, Chili, sang and played; Miss Loretta Lewis, Chili, played the piano accordion; Miss Carol Catlin, Rhinelander, played the piano; and eight of the Catlin boys, some young, some older, sang.  Miss Rochelle Lautenbach accompanied several of the singers.  A humorous original playlet was given by Mrs. Schuber and Vernon Catlin.  Rev. Virgil Holmes officiated as the Golden Wedding couple re-lighted their marriage vows.


Mr. and Mrs. Catlin received many gifts of money, other gifts, and cards.


Those from Loyal who attended the celebration were Mrs. Anna Hutchins, Mrs. Otto Foelske, Miss Nelda Foelske, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lewis and children, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Catlin, son, and grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Catlin and grandson, Mrs. Ann Catlin, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Swieso, Mr. and Mrs. R.K. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lemke, George Weyhmiller, Mrs. Mary Fricke, Rev. and Mrs. Chapman, and Miss Rochelle Lautenbach.


Relatives from Spencer attending were Mr. and Mrs. Duane Jensen and children and Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Hutchins and son; from Eau Claire, Mr. & Mrs. Garvin Catlin, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Catlin, and Mrs. Ben Gardow; from Marshfield, Mrs. Norbert Hermana nd Mr. and Mrs. Larry Schubert and children; from Chili, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Lewis and daughters; from Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Mel Catlin and daughter, Carol Catlin, Mrs. Katherine Hazeltine and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hazeltine; from Rhinelander, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Catlin and children; from Merrill, Mrs. Jerome Catlin and son; and from Webster, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Catlin and Mr. and Mrs. Olson.



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